Margaret Kerley Williams

TROUTMAN - Margaret Kerley Williams, age 86, of Hicks Creek Road, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville.

She was born June 5, 1926, in Iredell County to the late William Dewey Kerley and Elsie Lytton Kerley Torrence. Margaret was a retired inspector in textile work. She was a doll collector and enjoyed working outside in the yard. She was also of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Samuel Kerley.

She is survived by her three sons, Lonnie Leroy Josey, Jr. and wife Marsha of Troutman, Timothy "T.J." Josey and wife Andrea of Richfield, Ernest Josey and wife Donna of Troutman; six grandchildren, Shannon Josey and Timothy Josey, Jr., both of Richfield, Chad Josey and wife Amanda of Germany, Lisa Josey of Statesville, Tammy Josey Bills and husband Casey, James Josey; two great-grandchildren, Tyler Bills and Stephaine Bills, all of Troutman.

Service: Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 at Iredell Memorial Gardens. Pastor Beau Mills will officiate. The family will have no formal visitation.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Fellowship Baptist Church, P.O. Box 444, Troutman, NC 28166.

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