Jean Almond Drye, 78, of Stanfield passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Stanly Manor in Albemarle. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2PM at First Baptist Church of Stanfield with Rev. Bruce League officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior to the service in the church.
Born September 11, 1940 in Stanly County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Adam P. Almond and Carrie Barbee Almond. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stanfield and worked for many years as a seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Wayne Drye. She is survived by sons Devin Drye (Cheryl) of Greensboro, NC and Todd Drye of Stanfield, daughter Gina Efird of Stanfield, sister Brenda Carpenter of Norwood, brothers Sid Almond, Jimmy Almond and Wayne Almond all of Albemarle, grandchildren, Eric Drye (Shannon), Chad Drye, Courtney Araujo (Angel) and Haley Efird, and great-grandchildren, Madeline, Rachel, and Susanna Drye.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Drye family.