Shirley Miller Denny, age 79, of Forest City, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at her residence.

Born December 5, 1938 in Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late D.L. Green and Montie Hines Green. She was a graduate of Tri-High School and earned an Associate’s Degree from Isothermal Community College.  Shirley worked for various area textile mills. She currently was attending Grace Chapel of Forest City and enjoyed writing poetry, watching wrestling and making sweet treats for others.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Rex Earl Miller and William Denny; one son, Craig Miller; daughter, Chris Miller; two sisters, Reba Hicks and Betty Millis and a grandson, Rex Miller.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Gregg Miller and wife, Maxine of Forest City; two grandchildren, Clifford Palmeri (Amy) of Henrietta and Ashley Stamper (Chris) of Forest City; three step-daughters, Linda Ridge, Anna Hinton (Ron) and Mary Everman all of Anderson, Indiana; two step-sons, Jim Denny of Verbena, Alabama and Bill Denny (Tracy) also of Anderson, IN. She is also survived by eleven great-grandchildren, four nephews and a number of step-nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Grace Chapel with Reverend Ricky Poteat officiating. A private burial will be held in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery the morning of the service date.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

Sallie Jane Wilson, age 96, of Forest City, NC, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Fair Haven of Forest City.

She was a native of Mill Spring, NC and the daughter of the late Bob E. Elliott and the late Victoria Womack Elliott. She was a lifetime member of Lebanon United Methodist Church. She loved flowers and loved gardening. Sallie was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and was the widow to the late Clyde Wilson.

She is survived by:
One Son: Jack Wilson and wife Judy of Inman, SC
Six Grandchildren
Eleven Great-Grandchildren
Four Great-Great-Grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lebanon United Methodist Church in Mill Spring, NC. The funeral service will be at Lebanon United Methodist Church at 2:00 PM, Monday, March 12, 2018 with Reverend Ned Owens officiating. Interment will be at Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church; c/o Doris Elliott at 801 Womack Rd. Mill Spring, NC 28756 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills at P.O. Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043.