Veedis Stalvey Worley: Tabor City

1949 – 2021

     Veedis Stalvey Worley of Tabor City died Sunday, Jan. 10, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 71.

     Born Aug. 10, 1949 in Porche, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Clyde Stalvey and Macie Watts Stalvey.

     She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mom, mother in law, aunt, nanny and friend.

     Veedis had many other titles such as Miss V. She loved God and showed it every day in the way she lived. She was a loving Sunday School Teacher for the nursery, of course, because she loved to have a baby in her lap. She loved helping others and has been on several mission trips from Nichols to Mexico. She also loved the beach and never turned down a chance to go.

     Veedis was always smiling. She enjoyed life and living it to the fullest. She was the light of her family, always there when needed. She loved to sew and make clothes for her grandchildren as well as many others, along with housekeeping. She loved teasing her son in laws. She never wore the same clothes twice.

     She is survived by her husband, Morris Ray Worley of the home; three daughters, Shannon Hammond (Berry) of Whiteville, Pame Cooke (Charles Jr.) of Loris, and Ammy Watts (Ronald) of Green Sea; a brother, Irvin Stalvey of Tabor City; two sisters, Veneice Fritts of Dillon and Becky Hewett of Tabor City; six grandchildren, Paige Cooke, Jonathan Hammond, Charles Cooke III, Preston Watts, Cody Watts and Kaycee Hammond; and Brianna Tyler, whom she loved and treated as her grandchild.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanette Lewis.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Cribb Cemetery, Chadbourn.

     A guest register is available here.