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Gerlean “MOM” McMillion McCarty died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the age of 83.
Gerlean was a native of Etsy, West Virginia and a Yorktown resident since 1953. She retired from Coats and Clark in 1988 after 30 years of service. After retiring she worked for York County public schools in the cafeteria at Tabb Middle School.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Karen Hamby and is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Ralph W. McCarty and a daughter, Cheryl McCarty, of Yorktown; a sister, Ireta Johnson and her husband, Bee, of Lewisburg, West Virginia; a son-in-law, Ray Hamby; many nieces and nephews; and her loving dogs, April and Pugsley.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Amory Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2015, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA. 23601 or the Animal Aid Society, 80 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA. 23666.
Please leave online condolences for the family in the comment section below. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.
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