Sunday, April 7, 2013 — Blennie Ezelle Doby Mauldin, age 80, of Albemarle, passed away at her home on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
The family received friends at First Street United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 1-2 p.m.
The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Leslee Wray and Rev. Jeff Rushing, followed at First Street United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Burial followed at the Fairview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Mauldin was born on November 9, 1932, in Albemarle, to the late Doctor Crone “Rendy” Doby and the late Lula Mae “Madie” McInnis Doby.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Kay Mauldin.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Clarence Melvin “Amos” Mauldin of Albemarle; a daughter, Beth Hill and husband Tommy of Albemarle; three grandchildren, Mitch Laton and wife Mary Ann of Albemarle, Brooke Senter and husband Neil of Albemarle and stepgranddaughter, Stephanie Hill of Cary; and three great-grandchildren, Austin and Dylan Laton and Mia Senter.
Mrs. Mauldin worked in textiles for 30 years and retired from The Stanly News & Press.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Rufus Lefler and his staff, Home Care of the Carolinas and Hospice of Stanly County. A special thank you to the compassionate care givers.
Memorials may be made to First Street United Methodist Church, 509 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.
Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Mauldin family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.