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December 07, 2023

Harold Dean Jolly

Harold Dean Jolly

Harold Dean Jolly, 79, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022, at his home following a brief illness.

Harold was born on October 6, 1942, in Alexander County, the son of the late Joe Jolly and Ruby Loudermelk Jolly.

He was a truck driver for several years and later was self-employed. He attended East Taylorsville Baptist Church. He enjoyed taking his mules to Love Valley. He also enjoyed going out to eat with his friends and loved children.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Marlene Bowles and Jo Ann Tedder, and brother-in-law, Frankie Tedder; his infant brother, Grady Jolly; and his nephew, Todd Mitchell.

Those left to cherish and honor his memory include his sisters, Kathie Ingram of Taylorsville, and Louise Mitchell of Hiddenite; his brother, Gary Jolly of Taylorsville; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and his special friends, Bobby Hubbard, Terry Payne, Rayford Pennell, Jill Mooneyham, and Angie Stikeleather.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, January 27, 2022, at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Jamie Steele will officiate. There will be a book signing from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Thursday, at Adams Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to The Blind Association at or American Foundation for the Blind at

Condolences may be sent to

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the family of Harold Dean Jolly.


  1. Betsy Deal on January 26, 2022 at 6:47 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about Harold’s passing, sending love and prayers for the family!

  2. jerry harmon on January 31, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    I am truly sorry for the families loss. I knew Harold as long as i can remember, and he was a nice man.

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