Mary Allen ‘Nettie’ Nail

Published 12:07 pm Friday, July 10, 2015

Mrs. Mary “Nettie” Allen Nail, 92, of Gladstone Road, Cooleemee, died Monday, July 6, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born July 15, 1922, in the Cana community of Davie County to the late Jacob Josiah and Bertha Cuthrell Allen. Mrs. Nail was a member of First Baptist Church, Cooleemee. She enjoyed working in her garden and had a love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Nail; and 5 brothers.

Survivors: 3 children, Cornelia Nail of the home, Ronald Nail (Mindy Leonard) of Mocksville and Betty McIntyre (Ronnie) of Woodleaf; 5 grandchildren, Justin McIntyre, Megan McIntyre, Stephanie Hinz, Ashlee Baune and Meagan Andrade; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 9 at First Baptist Church, Cooleemee with the Revs. Alan Mullins and Larry Allen officiating. The body was  placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial followed in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury.

The family received friends Wednesday, July 8, at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville.

Memorials: First Baptist, PO Box 615, Cooleemee; or Hospice/Palliative CareCenter, 377 Hospital St., Ste. 103, Mocksville.