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March 02, 2024

Connie Lee Kerley

Connie Lee Kerley

Connie Lee Kerley, 78, of Taylorsville, passed away on July 4, 2020 at his home.

Connie was born on February 8, 1942, in Alexander County, the son of the late Wade Kerley and Cecil Blackwelder Kerley. He retired from Gulf State Paper in Conover after 30 years, and also worked for Alexander County Convenience Center at the Vashti site.

He was an avid fisherman all his life and enjoyed spending time fishing with his fishing buddies. He also was a deer hunter and enjoyed hunting in Ashe County.

Including his parents, he was pre-deceased by two sisters, Lillian Daniels and Sue Bentley.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Tony Kerley and wife Marilyn; two grandchildren, Amanda Kerley and fiancé Chris Clark, and Gentry Kerley; four great-grandchildren, Anna Marie, Anna Renee, Brysen Jase, and Khloe Yvonne; four siblings, Larry Kerley and wife Pat of Birmingham, Michigan, Joyce Hubbard and husband Jerry, Billy Kerley and wife Kresia, and Gary Kerley of Taylorsville; nephews, Timmy, Tommy, Allen and Dustin Kerley, and David Daniels; nieces, Sandra Childress, Tonya Sipe, Nancy Daniels, Lynn Echerd, and Kathy Stikeleather; along with numerous friends.

Connie will lie-in-state for public view on Monday, July 6, 2020, from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., at Alexander Funeral Service. A private memorial service will be held at Vashti Baptist Church. Inurnment will take place at a later date in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Vashti Baptist Church at 6510 Vashti Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service was honored to serve the Kerley Family.

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