Vivian Royster

SHELBY-Vivian Alice Martin Royster, 91, of 4255 Fallston Road, Shelby, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby.
Born March 23, 1921, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late George Gold Martin and Mary Elizabeth Gantt Martin.
She retired from Stamey Stores, Inc. as a clerk and was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Clay Royster; brother, Wink Martin; and sister, Doris Parker.
Survivors include two sons, Eric Royster and Arnold Royster, both of Fallston; four grandchildren, Sherry Black of Charleston, S.C., Michelle Royster of Fallston, Allison Royster Cooper, and husband Ian of Fallston, and Chad Royster and wife Kelly of Fallston; three great-grandchildren, Dillon Black, Curtis Black, and Mason Royster; and one great-great-grandchild, Kaylee Black.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiated By: The Rev. Terry Bevill
Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 219, Fallston, N.C. 28042 or to Kadesh United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 689, Fallston, N.C. 28042
A guest register is available at

Funeral Home

Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639  Fallston, NC 28042

Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 6, 2013