Born December 9, 1936 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Walker and Colleen Terry. Daisy worked as a CNA for years before retirement. She was an avid quilter and love to read and crochet.
Survivors include her nine children, Wayne Yelton and wife, Denise, Carol Tessnair and husband, Thurmond, Ronald Yelton, Marie Henderson and husband, Harold, Denice Foote and husband, Russell, Pinkie Tessnair, Bill Yelton and wife, April and Charles Yelton all of Rutherfordton and Annie Head of Forest City; one sister Madge Hooks and husband, Steve of Connelly Springs; twenty-six grandchildren, fifty-three great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Westminster Baptist Church. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
Forest City- Margie Lee Packard born, January 17, 1928, was a teacher who helped generations of students. She departed this life on Thursday, September 13, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Buren Lee Packard and Florence Bostic Packard.
Margie was born in Cliffside, NC and was baptized at Cliffside Baptist Church where she was a member for many years, teaching Sunday School and singing in the choir. Later in life, she became a member of Sandy Run Baptist Church where she served as deacon for two terms. She was an active choir member and as a member of the Senior Citizens Organization.
Margie attended Cliffside Public School, Mars Hill Jr. College and Appalachian State University. She taught at Cliffside Elementary School and Dunbar Elementary School, serving in education for 42 years.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by a sister Rachel Packard Condrey.
Left to cherish her memories are cousins Elizabeth Sparks Earls, Paul Ray Sparks, Wayne Packard, Dan Packard and a special cousin and caregiver Tommie Sparks Moton plus members of the Bostic, Packard and Towery families.
Services will be 2:00pm Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Sandy Run Baptist Church with Pastor Andy Oliver officiating the service. A visitation will be held from 1:30-2:00pm prior to the service.
She will be laid to rest at Cleveland Memorial Park following the service.
Arrangements are entrusted to Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside.
SPINDALE – Samuel Lee Ferguson, 56, passed away on Tues., Sept. 11, 2018 at Hospice of Carolinas Foothills surrounded by his loving family.
Arrangements are incomplete and entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Service, LLC.