Obituary Lelia McHarney Eury Vass

Lelia McHarney Eury, age 94, of Vass, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, surrounded by her loving family.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vanya Mullinax and Rev. Dean Abernathy officiating. Burial will follow at Rocky Fork Christian Church Cemetery.

Lelia was born in Beaufort County on December 8, 1925 to the late Charles and Lucy McHarney. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Craig Eury, sisters, Harriett Warren, Sarah Muir, Lucy Williams and Dot Harris and brother, Charles McHarney, Jr.

She was a faithful member of Rocky Fork Christian Church in Sanford. Lelia enjoyed spending time with her family and church. As a result of her generous spirit and pleasant personality, she was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her children, Sue Abernathy (Dean) of Tennessee and Stan Eury (Susan) of Vass; sister, Jean Eaton of Raleigh; grandchildren, Kristan, Sarah, Judson, Rachel and Craig, III; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Trane, Ellie, Theo and Brodhi.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to FirstHealth Hospice House Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or visit

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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