Grady Humphries, 81, of Cottrell Hill Road, Lenoir, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 6, 1922 in Cleveland County to the late William H. and Brunia Davis Humphries.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Humphries, and two brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Humphries was retired from Creative Outdoors Advertising where he was a talented sign painter and was a member of Tabernacle Advent Christian Church. He was a retired square dance caller for Foothills Squares of Lenoir. He recorded a record for MarLet and another for Lamon Records.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris Barlow Humphries of the home; a son, Dennis Avery Humphries of Butner; a step-son Thomas B. Laws of Granite Falls; two step-daughters, Billie Ruth Robbins of Charlotte and Elaine Laws Freeman of Carthage; two brothers, Gerald Humphries of Shelby and James Humphries of Prosperity, S.C.; a sister, Letha Ray Beaver; a half-sister, Suzanne Greene of Swainsville; two grandchildren; five step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.
Graveside photo at the
Tabernacle Advent Christian Church Cemetery, Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina.