KINGS MOUNTAIN- Clyde Elam Scism Sr., 84, of 3264 Ramseur Church Road, Shelby, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House in Kings Mountain.
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Mr. Scism was born in Cleveland County on July 11, 1928, to the late C.D. Scism and Beulah Dedmon Scism.
He retired after 31 years of service from Foote Mineral as a supervisor in the mine department and was also a heavy equipment operator. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Scism is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Joann Wright Scism; two sons, Clyde Scism Jr. and Lee Scism; brother, James C. Scism; and three sisters, Ethel Scism Farmer, Betty Scism Spake, and Dot Scism Seagraves.
He is survived by two daughters, Charlene Scism Parker and husband Boyd, and Patty Scism Botts, both of Shelby; two daughters-in-law, Nancy Royster Scism of Lawndale and Amanda Thrift Scism of Shelby; sisters, Lib Scism Carpenter of Hickory; brother, Joe B. Scism of Lawndale; and seven grandchildren, Jenna Parker Hamby and husband Jeremy, Holly Parker and fiancé Douglas Breashears, Caroline Scism, Anna Botts, Michael Botts, Dixon Scism and Dillon Scism.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiated By: Dr. Brian Johnson
Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or Double Shoals Baptist Church, 318 Old Mill Road, Shelby, NC 28150
Online Condolences: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on May 4, 2013