Miriam Frances Oliver Daywalt

Published 9:23 am Monday, June 27, 2016

Miriam Frances Oliver Daywalt, 72, of Mocksville died Friday, June 24, 2016, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born April 24, 1944, in Florence, S.C., to the late William Foster Oliver and Kate Elizabeth Jolly Oliver. She was the wife of David Jeremiah Daywalt and they had been married for 54 years. She attended Forsyth County Schools and worked in the textile industry, her last employer having been Southeastern Sewing. She had attended Salem United Methodist Church of Mocksville.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: 3 daughters, Vickie Chandler (Danny) of Advance, Susan Miller (Ronnie) and Kathy Daywalt (Ron Fortner), both of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Michael Wentz (Brandi), Erika Hobbs (Boone), Gregory Miller and Christopher Miller; 2 great-grandchildren, MaKayla and Madilynn Wentz; and 2 sisters, Janice Smith (John) and Sandra Hawks, both of Winston-Salem.

She was also preceded in death by: a brother, David Larry Oliver; a sister, Linda Boles; and a son-in-law, David Erik Wentz.

The family will receive friends Monday, June 27 at Davie Funeral Chapel in Mocksville. The celebration of life service will be  in the funeral chapel Tuesday, June 28, at 11 a.m. officiated by Pastor David Childress. Burial followed in the St. Matthews Lutheran Church Cemetery on Davie Academy Road.

Memorials: St. Matthews Cemetery Fund, C/O Danny Cartner, 211 Grady Lane, Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.