Mrs. Shirley Moretz Lingle, 75, of Granite Falls passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Carolina Health Care Blue Ridge following a period of declining health.
Shirley was born November 27, 1947 in Watauga County, NC to the late Dwight Moretz and Nealie Icenhour. She was a devout Christian, who enjoyed watching church on television. Shirley loved her children and grandchildren; and cherished the time they spent together.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Charles Robert Lingle; and sisters, Louise Prestwood and Rosalee Canter.
Survivors include her children, Tammy Fisher and husband Doug of Lenoir, Lisa Salyer of Granite Falls, Sherry Benfield and husband Jason of Granite Falls, and Charles Lingle, Jr. of Hickory; grandchildren, Michael Chaffin, Jeff Chaffin, C.W. Chaffin, Matthew Salyer, Telisha Greene, and Katie Valencia; ten great grandchildren; brothers, Danie Icenhour of Hudson, Wallace Icenhour and wife Ann of Lenoir; and several nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at Northside Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Morris officiating.
Flowers may be sent to Mackie Funeral Service.