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Orlena Jamerson Anglin
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1929
Death: Apr. 1, 2013
North Carolina, USA

Orlena Jamerson Anglin passed away, Monday, April 1, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Reverend Dewey J. and Vivian Blankenship Jamerson and the wife of Woodrow M. Anglin, for 36 years, who passed away in 2005. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Albert Dewey Jamerson; and two sisters: Jessie Louise Jamerson and Margaret Naomi Jamerson of Pensacola. She attended Mars Hill Junior College and received her degree in Music from Meredith College. She taught for 34 years in the school system of Yancey County. She was organist and music director for over 40 years in various churches. She was a faithful member of Bolens Creek Baptist Church where she served as music director for nineteen years.

Orlena is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Sharon and Stephen Edge of Charlotte and Cynthia and Lenoir Moore of Asheville; a son and daughter-in-law: Glenn and Debra Williams of Baltimore, Maryland; grandchildren and spouses: Shannon and Greg Russ of Winston-Salem, Allison Edge and Spencer Edge of New York, Carrie Jones of Pennsylvania, Jessica Suarez of Virginia, Gary and Diana Fay Williams, Janet and Mike McCormick, and Alexa Williams of Maryland; great-grandchildren: Hayden, Ashley and Marshall Russ of Winston Salem, Carter Thompson of Pennsylvania, Isabella Suarez of Virginia, Camden McCormick and Hailey Williams of Maryland; a brother-in-law: Clyde Anglin of Asheville and several nieces and nephews, as well as, special friends and caregivers, Deborah Parker and Marlene Verran of Burnsville.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Saturday, April 6, 2013 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Dr. Chris Morgan, Rev. Vernon Buchanan and special friend, Niles Howell will officiate. Burial will be in the Anglin-Evans Cemetery on Sheriff Anglin Road in the Jacks Creek Community. Pallbearers will be: Spencer Edge, Gary Williams, Greg Russ, Jim Evans, Ben Riddle, John Anglin and Suel Anglin.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM until 1 PM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon's International, P. O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.

Anglin and Evans Cemetery
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Dwight Edwards
Record added: Apr 02, 2013
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