Alma Mae Hepler Needham

Published 9:10 am Friday, February 23, 2024

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Alma Mae Hepler Needham, 89, passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2024 at Bermuda Commons.

Mrs. Needham was born in Rural Hall, N.C. on January 11, 1935 to the late John Arrel Hepler and Bessie Lillian Westmoreland Hepler.

She was proceeded in death by: her parents; her husband, Weldon Needham; 2 sisters, Ruth H Lincoln, Nellie H Whitt; a brother, Arvol Hepler; and a granddaughter, Carrie Lynn.

She was married to Weldon Richard Needham for 48 years.  Alma was an active member of Hardison Methodist Church and was retired as an Interior Designer for Ethan Allen and Baker, Knob and Sub. She was very artistic and enjoyed seeing material turn into the final product.

She is survived by: her 2 daughters, Paula Kennemore (Tom), Susan Sumner (Darryl); a son, Greg Needham (Sarah); 6 grandchildren, Aaron (Ashlee), Anthony (Mandy), Austin, Elizabeth, Tori, and Dalton; 2 great-grandchildren, Drew and Grayson; a sister-in-law, Louise Hepler; and a dear friend, Barbara Freeman.

The family will have a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Thursday, Feb. 29 at 10 a.m. at the VA Salisbury National Cemetery, with Pastor Wes Sink, officiating.

The family asks that donations be made in Alma’s name to Eastern Star, Mint Hill, NC.

We at Davie Funeral Service are honored to be serving the Needham family.

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