Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Shiloh M.B. Church in Shelby with Rev. James E. Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby.
She was preceded in death by her parents Minnie Lee and Laten Hemingway Sr.; a daughter Adlene Vance; and brothers Michael, Charles and Laten Jr.
Survivors include brothers Jimmy Lee Hemingway and Sammie Lee Hemingway, both of Shelby; stepbrothers Jessie Herman of Dallas and Leroy Herman Jr. of Hollywood, Md.; sisters Clarissa W. Johnson and Mary Lee Irons, both of Shelby, Lillian Gomillia of Fort Meyers, Fla., and Martha Stokes and Linda Norwood of Fort Worth, Texas; stepsisters Whitney Brown and Dorothy Scarbrough, both of Shelby, Erma Jean Gray of Dallas, Texas, and Bernice Hutton of Algonquin, Ill.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.