Frances Young Deal

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Frances Young Deal, 97, of Kannapolis died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at her home after a period of declining health. Frances was born June 4, 1920 in Rowan County, a daughter of the late Beasley L. and Mary Raymer Wallace. She was the last surviving of six children, being preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Frances was a life-long area resident and longtime member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in China Grove. She actively supported her church as secretary/treasurer and also taught Sunday school for over 20 years. In early years, Frances worked for the China Grove Department Store and then for Cannon Mills Plant #1 in the Wash Cloth department. Later she and her husband, Connie, owned and operated the U-Needa Launderette and Dry-Cleaner in Kannapolis, retiring in 1981. She then worked for the Rufty Senior Center in Salisbury, as a receptionist. Frances exemplified for her family what Christian living was supposed to be. In addition to her parents and siblings, Frances was preceded in death by her first husband, Connie Arthur Young and her second husband, Ray Deal. She is survived by her sons, C. Delane Young (Kathy) of China Grove and Donnie A. Young (Vickey) of Little River, S.C. She is also survived by six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Service & Visitation: Her funeral will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018 at Whitley's Funeral Chapel, with Rev. John Melton officiating. Burial will follow Greenlawn Cemetery in China Grove. Her family will receive friends at Whitley's Funeral home from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.prior to the funeral. Memorials: Memorial donations can be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 7230 Blackwelder Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146. Whitley's Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at
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Published in Salisbury Post on May 17, 2018