Age: 87 Address: Shoal Creek Date of Death: Monday, March 24, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Myrtle Dochie Hensley Dulaney of the Shoal Creek community went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 24th at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Furman and Alice Willis Hensley and the wife of Lloyd Dulaney who passed away in 2003. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Stanley Laws; a great granddaughter, Natasha Bolick; sons-in-law: Tony Laws and Larry Robinson; sister, Lola Hughes; sister-in-law, Irene Hensley and a brother-in-law, John Patrick.
Myrtle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She loved spending time with her family, gardening, attending to her flowers and reading her Bible. She was the oldest member of Pilgrims Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughters: Betty Jean Laws, Margie Dulaney and Madge Robinson; grandchildren: Michelle Hill Brewer and husband, Richard, Michael Laws and wife, Ashley, Delores Garland, and husband, Bart, and Anthony Laws and wife, Amanda; great grandchildren: Brianna and Blake Laws, Maddison and Emmaline Garland, Travis Wilson and Brandy and Nick Bolick and Emily; great-great grandson: Ayden Wilson all of Burnsville; sisters: Martha Profitt and husband, Carnel, of Sylva, and Grace Patrick of Zephyrhills, FL and a brother: Glen Hensley of Hickory.
Funeral services will be held at 8 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Clyde Thomason and Russell Hughes will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 1 PM Thursday in the Dulaney Cemetery on Shoal Creek.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times, will be at her home on Shoal Creek.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC or Gideons International, P. O Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.
To send an online condolence please visit: www.holcombebrothers.com