Aileen Hoyle Gardner, 101, of Shelby passed away with her loving daughter
and son-in-law by her side on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Born in Cleveland County on May 11, 1917 she was a daughter of the late John
Martin Hoyle and Laura Lee Fortenberry Hoyle. She was retired from WH
Hudson Department Store after forty-three years of service. Mrs. Gardner
was also a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She also enjoyed
working in her yard, sewing, and making over fifty quilts.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her former husband,
Allen Webb Gardner; three brothers, J.B. Hoyle, Thatcher Hoyle, and Jewel
Hoyle; and three sisters, Blanche Hoyle, Ruth Winfield, and Helen Martin.
She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn McCraw and husband Keith of Shelby;
two grandchildren, Keith McCraw Jr. of Raleigh and Marsha Williamson and
husband Sam of Charlotte; five great-grandchildren Lannah Williamson, Morgan
Price and husband Dylan, Brittany Montez and hausband Jose, Chase McCraw,
and Colin McCraw and two great-great-grandchildren Killian Price and Emma
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Grove
Baptist Church with the Rev. Perry Holleman officiating.
The burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3932 Pleasant Grove
Ch. Rd., Shelby, NC 28150
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation