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Gail (Jennings) Mellon

July 1, 1960 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 60)


Gail Jennings Mellon, 60, of 345 Bess Rd., died Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Atrium Health Cleveland.

Gail was born July 1, 1960 in Cleveland County, a daughter of the late Hilton and Ellen Garren Jennings.


She was a member of Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church and a CNA having formerly worked at Hospice of Cleveland County. She enjoyed her family, drinking diet Sundrops, going to the beach and the mountains, The Cherryville New Year Shooters and found great pleasure in R & Ln. (riding and lookin)


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Vickie Jennings.


Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Eddie Ray Mellon; two sons, Zeb Mellon (Melanie) of Cherryville and Josh Mellon (Pamela) of Kings Mountain; two grandchildren, Jason and Kylie Mellon; two sisters, Dianne Shull and Mary Green both of Cherryville; favorite cousin, Tracy Garren; two nieces, Nicole Welch and Corey Short; and numerous other relatives.


She will lie-in-state at Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services Monday, January 11, 2021 from 1:00 to 7:00 PM.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at City Memorial Cemetery at 1:00 PM with Rev. Bobby Holtsclaw officiating.  COVID-19 restrictions will be observed.


Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150.


Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net

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Lie in State
January 11, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carpenter Porter Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 East Main Street | P.O. Box 607
Cherryville, NC 28021

Graveside Service
January 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

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