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Ethel Greene Deal

March 2, 1938 January 2, 2020
Ethel Greene Deal
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Ethel Faye Greene Deal, age 81, of Newton passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Trinity Village in Hickory. Ethel was born March 2, 1938 in Watauga County to the late Esau and Grace Nichols Greene. She retired from Ellis Hosiery Mill in Hickory and was a member of Gateway Baptist Church in Newton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde W. Deal; 2 sisters, Ruby White and Ola Mae Hamby and brother, Odell Greene.

She is survived by:
Son: Clyde J. Deal and wife Denise of Hickory

2 Daughters: Debbie Miller and husband
Doug of Hickory and Sheila Miles and husband Drake of Roaring Gap, NC

4 Sisters: Pearl Kanipe of Conover, Dorothy Marley of Taylorsville, Dolly Lutz and husband Jim of Granite Falls and Annie Ruth Hamby of Ferguson NC

6 Grandchildren: Jonathan Presnell and wife Glenny, Heather Deal McCorkle and husband Cassidy, Maggie Deal,Trey Stephens, Anthony Laxton, Morgan Miles and Dustin Miles

Great Grandchildren: Ryleigh Grace Presnell, Branson McCorkle, Robinson Sureo, Rachelle Sureo, Ryan Sureo, Raiden Miles, Ha’Mourii Joyner-McCorkle, Cairo Sheppard

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Pastor Jerome Walker officiating.

Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 4:00- 6:00 pm at Burke Mortuary in Newton.

Memorials may be made to: Gateway Baptist Church, 3105 Sandy Ford Rd, Newton, NC 28658 or Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Deal family.

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Receiving of Friends




4:00 PM 1/5/2020 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 1/5/2020 6:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary- Newton

2516 N Main Ave
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary- Newton
2516 N Main Ave Newton 28658 NC
United States

Funeral Service




2:00 PM 1/6/2020 2:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary Chapel

2516 N Main Avenue
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary Chapel
2516 N Main Avenue Newton 28658 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Catawba Memorial Park Final Resting Place

3060 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602

3060 Hwy 70 SE Hickory 28602 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Carolina Caring

3975 Robinson Road
Newton, NC 28658

Gateway Baptist Church

3105 Sandy Ford Rd.
Newton, NC 28658

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