Laneive Willis Eudailey, 85, of College Grove, died Monday, June 15, 2009, at Abernethy Laurels Retirement Center in Newton, N.C.
Mrs. Eudailey was retired from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services. She loved writing and wrote many newspaper articles, editorials, and several pieces of poetry. She was a member of the Wilson Creek Primitive Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Herbert and Mattie Cooper Poore Willis, and husband, Thomas Baker Eudailey.
She is survived by her daughter, Joy Eudailey Shelnutt of Lincolnton, N.C.; son, Tom Eudailey of Durham, N.C.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, June 19, from noon until 2 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Lenoir Culbertson officiating, followed by burial in College Grove Cemetery.