Obituary Myrtle Love Presley

Myrtle Love Presley, age 91 formerly of Carthage died on Friday, August 13, 2021 in Wilmington. 

A native of Moore County, she was the last of ten surviving children born to the late Walter and Mary Jane Crutchfield Love. 

Myrtle worked with Moore County Government as Deputy Clerk and also at the health department. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas G. Presley; children Brenda Hooker, Walter “Buddy” Presley, David Presley and Warren Presley; son in law Michael Reece. 

She is survived by her children Thomas G. Presley, Jr, of Wilmington, Steven Presley of Pinehurst, Karen Reece of Robbins, Mark Presley and wife Robyn of Knightdale; daughters in law Anne Presley of Southport and Dixie Presley of Carthage; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. 

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at Cross Hill Cemetery with pastor Jason Havens officiating. 

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice at

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Presley family. 

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