GROVER-Mr. Charlie Lee Lemons, 88, of Grover, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.
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A native of Cleveland County, he was born Mar. 28, 1924, son of the late Radford and Nancy Roberts Lemons.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Gary Lemons; three brothers, R.L., William, and Earl Lemons; and three sisters, Thelma Greene, Margaret Spake, and Adrean Evans.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty Lail Lemons of the home; four daughters, Nancy Dover and husband Donald, Judy Wall and husband Billy, Brenda Whitworth and husband Tony, and Peggy White and husband Matthew; four grandchildren, David Wall, Donna Greene, Donita Weatherford, and Charlie White; three great-grandchildren, Adriana and Dawson Weatherford, and Alanna Greene.
In addition, from a previous marriage, he is survived by two children, Charles Ray Lemons and wife Jane, and Pricilla Pearson; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by one brother, Carl Ray Lemons and wife Margaret; one sister, Ethel Warren and husband James; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. Potts and the staff at Kings Mountain Hospice House for the care that was given to Mr. Lemons during this time and the support that was given to his family.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home Chapel of Shelby
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Sims
Burial: Patterson Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, immediately following the service
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kings Mountain Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Blvd., Kings Mountain, N.C. 28086
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 31, 2013