Obituaries

MARGARET LOUISE MAHALA -

Mrs. Margaret Louise Mahala age 80, of Creston, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, April 17, 2011. Mrs. Mahala was born on June 21, 1930 in Ashe County to Everett and Beatrice Cornett Lewis. Mrs. Mahala was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Owen Mahala, brother: Carl Lewis, sister and brother-in-law: Georgia and Howard Dougherty.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Rock Creek Baptist Church by Brother Anthony Roark & Rev. Jim Henson. Burial will follow in Mahala Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Rock Creek Baptist Church.

Mrs. Mahala is survived by: three sons - Everett Mahala and wife Ann of Creston, Buster Mahala and wife Nancy of Creston &, Barney Mahala and wife Janet of Laurel Bloomery, TN.

Four daughters: Linda Price and husband James of Creston, Norene Roark and husband Lee of Creston, Alice Jenkins of Granite Falls & Rena Mae Mahala of Shelby

Six brothers: Clyde Lewis and wife Dot of Creston, Earl Lewis of Creston, James Lewis and wife Draxie of Creston, John Lewis and wife Dottie of Colora, MD, Steve Lewis and wife Alice of Cochranville, PA & Darrell Lewis and wife Muriel of West Chester, PA. One sister Tressie Roark of Hudson.

Eighteen grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to the family c/o Badger Funeral Home, PO Box 139 West Jefferson, NC 28694.

You may send and view condolences to the family through our website, www.badgerfuneralhome.com.

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Mahala's arrangements.