KINGS¿MOUNTAIN — Mary Ethel Wahl, 86, of Marvin Wahl Road, Kings Mountain, passed away Wednesday evening, July 20, 2011.
Born Saturday, Dec. 27, 1924, on Pond Ridge in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Charles Warren and Nancy Ann Spaw Gourley. Mary Ethel was a retired from American Greetings, having worked more than 25 years at the factory. She was the widow of Marvin Wahl, her husband of 58 years. Mary Ethel was a lifelong member of Locust Grove Baptist Church having dedicated more than 57 years to teaching Sunday school at Locust Grove.
Mary Ethel leaves behind her children, sons, Douglas (Janet) Wahl of Cincinnati, Ohio, Dwight (Janet) Wahl of Kings Mountain, Dexter (Kathy) Wahl of Demossville, Ky., and Dwane (Lisa) Wahl of Warsaw, Ky.; daughters, Sonja (Roy Dixon) Walls of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Valerie Brumett of Waynesburg; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Coy, Cecil and Gorbit Gourley; a sister Julie Gooch; and a grandson, Matthew Brumett.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Locust Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow at K.P. Hall Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home, Waynesburg.
Visit Mary Ethel's Tribute Wall at http://www.barnett-demrow.com.