The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 12, 2014

Services for Alene Tomberlin, 86, of Midland, will be June 15, 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014 — Emily Alene Harwood Tomberlin, 86 years of age, of Midland, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Stanly Manor in Albemarle.

Mrs. Tomberlin was born October 27, 1927, in Stanly County, to the late Wilburn Lee Harwood and the late Ora Lee Harwood. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Howard Tomberlin, who passed away in 1999, and grandson, Brent Barringer, in 2004.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Shiloh Advent Christian Church, 3601 Sikes Mill Road, Monroe, N.C. The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary, officiated by the Rev. Travis Hutcheson and the Rev. Tom Gibbs. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include son, Steve Tomberlin and wife Antonia of Locust; daughter, Brenda Barringer and husband James of Richfield; grandchildren, Chad Barringer, Heather Smith and husband Jeremy, Brett Tomberlin and Brooke Tomberlin; great-grandchildren, Brenn and Bo Smith; brother, Roger Harwood of Boone; and sister, Shirley Dunham of Concord.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Tomberlin family.

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