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Obituary for Ollie Pendleton

Cherryville - Mrs. Ollie Pendleton, 97, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at her residence.

Mrs. Pendleton was born in Lincoln County on June 3, 1924 a daughter of the late Tola Elam Houser and Dela Mae Leatherman Houser. She was retired from Sweetree in Cherryville. Mrs. Pendleton was also a private caregiver to many people in the community. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherryville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Murphy Pendleton; five sisters and seven brothers.

Survivors include her daughter, Nita Dellinger of Cherryville; a sister, Kimmie Leatherman of Lincolnton; three grandchildren, Frankie Dellinger, Shana Dellinger Ford and Tammy Dellinger Howell; three great grandchildren, Kennedy Dellinger, Lynndie Dellinger and Kayleigh Lingerfelt; three great-great grandchildren, Kayson, Brennon and Zeppelin.

Visitation will be from 4:30PM to 5:45PM on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Cherryville.

Funeral Services will be held at 6:00PM on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Cherryville with Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.

A private burial will be held at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery in Vale.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 E. First Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.

A guest register is available at

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Pendleton.