Lena Pauline Fox Deal, 93, of Taylorsville, passed away at Catawba Valley Living at Rock Barn on December 21, 2018 after an extended illness.
Born February 2, 1925, in Alexander County, she was the daughter of the late John and Maggie Willet Fox. Places of employment included Irene Cotton Mill and Carolina Glove Mill. Lena loved working in her yard, flower garden, and vegetable garden, as well as feeding birds and other animals.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy J. Deal, Sr.; step-son, Roy J. Deal Jr.; five brothers, B.W., Avery, Clyde, Otis and James Fox; and three sisters, Vera Wike, Gladys Teague, and Lake Jenkins.
Those left to cherish her memory are step-daughter-in-law, Angelene (Ann) Deal of Taylorsville; two step-granddaughters, Sharon Deal of Taylorsville, and Rita Deal Johnson of Graham; a number of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Lewis and Irene Herman of Taylorsville, and Randy and Penny Milstead of Taylorsville.
Burial will be in the Friendship Lutheran Church Cemetery on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.