Roxana Presnell Head

Published 2:41 pm Monday, January 11, 2016

Mrs. Roxana Presnell Head, 87, formerly of Deadmon Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, at Autumn Care of Mocksville.

She was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Watauga County to the late Harrison Wesley and Nollie Ann Trivette Presnell. Mrs. Head was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She had been employed at Erwin Mills for 16 years and retired from Baker Furniture after 15 years.  Mrs. Head enjoyed gardening, cooking and going fishing.  She loved children and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, James Edgar Head; a son, James Michael Head; 3 sisters; and 7 brothers.

Survivors: a daughter, Darlene Owings; a son, Larry Head, both of Mocksville; 6 grandchildren, Tammy Boles (Rob Eriza), David Boles, Scott Boles, Dean Head, Dana Glass and Jamie Head; 13 great-grandchildren, Joshua, Elizabeth, Johnathon, Matthew, Tyler, Eric, Gabriel, Zack, Sarah, Andrew, Tisha, Jason and Gage; 2 brothers, Dan Presnell of Cooleemee and Ray Presnell; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was to be conducted at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 13 at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Darrell Cox officiating. Burial was to follow in Legion Memorial Park.   The family was to receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Trinity Baptist, 2722 US 601 S., Mocksville; or Alzheimer’s Assoc. Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Ste. 250, Charlotte, 28209.