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Fred Dewitt Lail
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1911
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1966
Hickory
Catawba County
North Carolina, USA

DEATH TAKES F. D. LAIL, 54

Fred Dewitt Lail, 54, of 149 Twenty-first Avenue, NW, Hickory, died at a local hospital this afternoon at 12:15 o'clock, following an illness of two weeks.
A veteran of World War II, he was born Oct. 9, 1911, in Alexander county to Mr. and Mrs. Julius Lail.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Essie Mae Benfield Lail; one son, Perry Arnold Lail of the home; six brothers and three sisters.
Mr. Lail was a member of Viewmont Baptist church, and was employed by Simmons Hosiery Mill of Hickory.
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of Arrangements.

Published: Pg. 6 of HDR 09/20/1966

LAIL FUNERAL SET THURSDAY

Funeral services for Fred Dewitt Lail, 54, who died just after noon Tuesday in a Hickory hospital, will be held Thursday afternoon at three o'clock at Viewmont Baptist church, where he was a member, with the Rev. Albert A. Young officiating. Burial will be in the Isaac Creek Church of God cemetery.
Mr. Lail who lived at 149 Twenty-first Avenue, NW, Hickory, had been ill for two weeks. A veteran of World War II, he was born in Alexander county to Mr. and Mrs. Julius Lail.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Essie Mae Benfield Lail; one son, Perry Arnold Lail of the home; six brothers, Dexter, Frank and Clyde Lail of Granite Falls; Dock Lail of Hildebran; Gaither Lail of Route One, Taylorsville and Troy Lail of Route One, Conover; three sisters, Mrs. Ralph White of Route One, Taylorsville, Mrs. Bill Lane of Hickory, and Mrs. Jim Myers of Route One, Granite Falls.
Mr. Lail was employed by Simmons Hosiery Mill of Hickory.
The family will receive friends from seven until nine o'clock tonight at the Hickory Funeral Home, and the body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the services.

Published: Pg. 32 of HDR 09/21/1966


LAIL PALLBEARERS

Pallbearers at funeral services held Thursday for Fred Dewitt Lail, who died Tuesday, were Cloyd Smith, C.H. Short, Hayden Price, John Quinn, George Gosnell and Walker Isom. Burial was in the Isaac Creek Church of God cemetery in Alexander county.

Published: pg. 13 of HDR 09/23/1966 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius Sardus Lail (1889 - 1986)
  Bessie Priscilla Bolick Lail (1890 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Essie Mae Benfield Lail (1914 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Perry Arnold Lail (1936 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Son Lail (1908 - 1908)*
  Gaither Lee Lail (1909 - 2001)*
  Fred Dewitt Lail (1911 - 1966)
  Dexter David Lail (1913 - 2000)*
  Troy Pardue Lail (1915 - 1971)*
  Jay Vann Lail (1918 - 1918)*
  Infant Daughter Lail (1919 - 1919)*
  Rosella Lail White (1920 - 2004)*
  Clyde Timothy Lail (1923 - 2009)*
  Mae Bell Lail Lane (1925 - 2010)*
  Dock Henry Lail (1927 - 1997)*
  Perry Franklin Lail (1929 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Church Of God Cemetery
Bethlehem
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 03, 2009
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Fred Dewitt Lail
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