Age: 85 Address: Celo, North Carolina Date of Death: Thursday, September 5, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Iris Gladys Buchanan Hall of Celo went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 5th at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Hettie Dale Buchanan. She was also preceded in death by ten sisters and brothers. She loved cooking, cross-stitching, camping and traveling. Gladys was a loving mother, nanny and a “woman of principle”.
Surviving are her loving husband, Royce Hall; daughter, Susan Good and husband, Tom, of Micaville; two sons: Steve Hall and wife, Holly, of South Toe and Larry Hall and wife, Brenda, of South Toe; brother, George Buchanan and wife, Gladys, of Micaville. Granddaughters: Tressa Hennessee and husband, Shannon, of Morganton, Amy Tunks and husband, Daniel, of Spruce Pine, Raegan Sparks and husband, Travis, of Burnsville, Rhonda Ledford and husband, Marty, of Micaville and Michelle Woody and husband, Gerald, of Micaville; grandsons: Chris Hall and wife, Misty, of Burnsville, T.J. Good and wife, Crystal, of Micaville, Jarrod Hall and wife, Vanessa, of Pensacola; sixteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 8th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Pastor Jeff Reecer will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hughes Cemetery on Double Island. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home on Lower Browns Creek.
Memorials may be made to North Carolina Baptist Childrens Home at P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27360.