Foy Deice Jolly, 96, of Roaring River died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held this morming at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with the Rev. Jim Miles and the Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Burial was in New Light Baptist Church #1 Cemetery.
Mr. Jolly was born Feb. 24, 1917 in Wilkes County to Milton Beamer and Sarah Jane Cheek Jolly. He retired from Home Chair Company and was a member of New Light Baptist Church #1. Mr. Jolly served in the Navy during World War II.
He was preceded in death by: his wife of 71 years, Larcie Shepherd Jolly; three sisters, Susie Mastin, Mollie Nixon and Peggy Speas; and five brothers, Cleet Jolly, Mack Jolly, James Jolly, Jake Jolly and Dean Jolly.
He is survived by three daughters, Avahlee Jolly Richardson and husband, Johnny, and Glenda Jolly Haynes and husband, Larry, all of Roaring River, Eileen Jolly Kerley and husband, Charles, of Hiddenite; three sons, Aldean Jolly and wife, Phyllis, of Roaring River, Gary Jolly and wife, Rebecca, of Traphill, and Mevis Jolly and wife, Kathy, of Roaring River; one sister, Mary Lou Joyner of Ronda; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to New Light Baptist Church #1 Cemetery Fund, 193 New Light Church Road, Roaring River, N.C. 28669.