DATELINE; BAKERSVILLE, NC
Nola Garland age 94, of Garland Drive Bakersville, NC passed away September 26, 2012 at The Oaks of Brevard in Brevard, NC. She was born in Yancey County, NC a daughter of the late Frank and Martha Letterman Gortney. She was a Homemaker and a Lifelong Member of Ridgeview Presbyterian Church. She loved her church and enjoyed reading her Bible. Her hobbies included; gardening, tending her flowers and sewing.
Survivors include; one son, Jerry Garland and wife Helen, of Bakersville, NC, two daughters; Ina Gay Hilemon and husband Tony, also of Bakersville, NC, and Noreda Moody of Brevard, NC, two sisters; Sarah Louise Garland, of Winnabow, NC, and Naomi Henry, of Wilmington, NC, three grandchildren; Cheryl Wells, Shannon Fox, and Selena Hilemon, six great grandchildren; Andy, John, Kennedy, and Candice Beattie, and Jesse and Conner Fox, and her loving dog Zeke.
She was preceded in death by; her husband Isaac Garland, brothers; Holt, Park, and Paul Gortney, sisters; Betty Garland, Floy Whitson, and Zula Miller.
The family will receive friends Friday, September 28, 2012 from 2:00PM until 3:00PM in Ridgeview Presbyterian Church. A Graveside Service will follow the visitation at Ridgeview Cemetery with Charlie Carroway officiating.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Gideons International Mitchell County Camp PO Box 611 Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Garland Family.