Nellie ‘Nell’ Clawson Lagle

Published 8:19 am Sunday, May 22, 2022

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Mrs. Nellie “Nell” Clawson Lagle, 93, of Pine Ridge Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born on April 13, 1929 in Davie County to the late Claude Johnson and Nettie Hepler Clawson.

Nell was a member of First Baptist Church of Cooleemee. She loved her church family and enjoyed being a member of the Autumn Believers, going to sing at Autumn Care and Bermuda Commons and visiting with the shut-ins from church delivering the DVDs to them. She also was a volunteer at A Storehouse for Jesus and enjoyed the fellowship with her many friends there. She also enjoyed spending her summers at her home at Holden Beach and had many friends there and at Sabbath Home Baptist Church, where she would go with a group from church to Autumn Care in Shallotte to sing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Homer Lee Lagle, whom she married in 1947; her father and mother-in-law, Ted and Swannie Lagle; sisters, Hazel Howard (Otis), Mae Warlick (Brady), and Alice Belton (Phil); brothers, Roy Clawson, Edd Clawson (Sadie), Kenneth Clawson, Claude Clawson, and Marshall Clawson; and a grandchild, Gabrielle Molestina.

Survivors include: 3 children, June Culbreth (David) of Advance, Buddy Lagle (Miriam) of Ecuador, and Gene Lagle (Tammy) of Cooleemee; sister-in-law, Peggy Clawson; grandchildren,  Lewis Correll (Susan), Bradley Lagle (Amanda), Steven Lagle (Candi), Jessica Barber (Adam), Chelsea Miller (Ben), Whitney McGaha (Mike), Lauren Roberts (Darian), Carlos Molestina (Jerri), Carla Molestina, Andress Molestina, and Sofia Molestina; great-grandchildren, Amelia and Caleb Correll, Carter, Ethan, Ava, and Brody Lagle, Cora Leigh, Tate, Addison, and Rome Barber, Callie Miller, Tyler Culbreth, Alyssa Smith, Laney Roberts, Alex and Morgan Culbreth, Cody McGaha, and Roberto, River, Kimber, and Max Molestina; 2 great nephews who called her Grandma Nell, Avery and Gavin; and numerous other nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at First Baptist Church of Cooleemee with Rev. Allen Mullins officiating. Interment followed in Rose Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: First Baptist Church of Cooleemee, P.O. Box 518, Cooleemee, NC 27014; or to A Storehouse for Jesus, 675 E. Lexington Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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