Published in the Stanly News & Press (Albemarle NC)along with a picture.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 — Dallie Barbee Efird, age 94, of Locust, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Stanly Manor.
The family will receive friends at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 27 at 2 p.m. at Carolina Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Michael Cannon Jr. Burial will follow at Locust Presbyterian Church.
She was born in Stanly County on April 15, 1918, to the late Israel Jackson and the late Frances Carter Barbee and was the sole survivor of 13 children. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Efird and great-granddaughter, Kerri D. Efird.
Mrs. Efird is survived by four sons, James Efird and his wife Carol of Locust, Mitchell Efird and his wife Linda of Albemarle, Martin Efird and his wife Connie of Mt. Gilead, and Richard Efird and his wife Carrie of Albemarle; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was a Charter Member of Carolina Presbyterian Church and was the oldest member. She was retired from Cannon Mills.
The family would like to express their deepest thanks to the staff at Stanly Manor for the loving care given to their mother.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Presbyterian Church, 406 Renee Ford Road, Locust, NC 28097.