Freda Alley Stiles – obituary

by Jan 6, 2010OBITUARIES0 comments

Freda Alley Stiles

Freda Alley Stiles, 96, of Cherokee, NC passed away on January 3, 2010 in Tsali Care Center after a period of declining health.

Born in Rose Hill, KS, she was a daughter of the late Claude M. and Sarah Zoe Olmstead Alley.

After retiring as Postmaster of Derby Kansas in 1972, she and her husband moved to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, where they had vacationed many times, to spend the rest of their years.

Preceding her in death besides her parents are her husband of 64 years, the love of her life, Robert (Bob) Stiles, a sister, a brother, sister-in-law and a nephew.

She is survived by a niece, a great niece and several great nephews. A special niece, Betty Zoe Fultz of Derby Kansas moved to Cherokee, NC to be near her aunt and uncle, Freda and Bob.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the Woodland Church of Christ of which she was a member. The officiating ministers will be Willard Cox and Bob Rigdon.

Freda will be greatly missed by her many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial should be made the Woodland church of Christ Building Fund at P.O. Box 261, Webster, NC 28788.

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