Alma Pearl Mahaffey Medlin

Posted at 6:59 PM on Apr 5, 2019


Alma Pearl Mahaffey Medlin, 78, of Statesville, N.C., died Thursday, April 4, 2109 at her residence.

Mrs. Medlin was born in Iredell County on September 1, 1940, to the late Mitchell C. Mahaffey and Viola Estelle Lail Mahaffey. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ted Jefferson Medlin.

Alma was a graduate of Scotts High School, had worked at Beauty Maid Mills and was owner and operator of Statesville Skateland. She was a dedicated wife and mother, and always put her family first.

Those left to cherish her memory are a son; Todd Medlin; hree daughters, Sharon Sigmon (Brad), Kristy Medlin, and April Kent (Corey);  three grandchildren; Brandon Gryder, Kaylon Gryder and Abbigail Kent; two great-grandchildren; Caydence Gryder and Evalynne Gryder; and a special care giver, Lora J. Howse.

Funeral services for Mrs. Medlin will be held Monday, April 8, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Grassy Knob Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Chenevy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will visit with family and friends Sunday evening, April 7, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home.

For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Hospice and Palliative Care, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

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Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the Medlin family.

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