George Alden Lail
February 21, 1935 - May 4, 2021
Mr. George Alden Lail, 86, of Hickory, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.
He was born Feb, 21, 1935, in Catawba County, a son of the late Cecil Vance Lail and Annie Christine Eckard Lail. He was the owner and operator of George Lail Upholstery in Hickory. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Lail and Larry Lail.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jane Cobb Lail; daughters, Sharon Grindstaff and husband, Ray, of Connelly Springs and Martha Mullins of Hickory; grandchildren, Thomas Grindstaff and wife, Tasha, and Steven Grindstaff and wife, Heather; great-grandchildren, Autumn, Aubrey and Mason Grindstaff; brothers, Marvin "Joe" Lail and John Lail of Conover, and Roger Lail of Winston Salem; and sisters, Nora Swink and Pauline Lail of Conover.
The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 8, at Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Newton with Pastor Judy Drysdale officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m., in the sanctuary, prior to the service.
Burke Mortuary & Crematory of Newtonwww.burkemortuary.com
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Published by Hickory Daily Record on May 7, 2021.