Mary Ellen Tyner McLamb

February 16, 2014 

Mary Ellen Tyner McLamb, age 87, passed away Wednesday, February 5, at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Born September 23, 1926 in Johnston County she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Lou Edwards Tyner. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, James McLamb. Mary Ellen was a long time member of Tee’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church where she sang with the choir. She was also a member of the Brogden Firemen Ladies Auxiliary.

Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Tee’s Chapel FWB Church with Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Surviving are her sons, Ronnie McLamb (Barbara), and Danny McLamb (Libby); daughter, Melba Woodall (Durwood), all of Smithfield; sisters, Myrtle Hodge, Laverne Morgan, Evelyn Norris, Nelda Creech, and Linda Robbins; grandchildren, Shane Woodall (Patty), Corey McLamb (Meredith), Jamie Woodall (Melissa), Justin McLamb (Tara), and Jared McLamb (Brittany); great grandchildren, Waylon Woodall, Lane Woodall, Lyla Grace McLamb, Britt McLamb, Zane McLamb, and Kinslee McLamb.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be sent to Tee’s Chapel FWB Church Building Fund, 6439 Brogden Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.

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