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Joann Wright Scism

SHELBY — Mrs. Joann Wright Scism, 70, of 3264 Ramseur Church Road, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Kings Mountain July 2, 1932, the daughter of the late George Lawson and Thelma Leona Wise Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of Double Shoals Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Clyde Scism Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Clyde Elam Scism Sr. of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Lee Sr. and Amanda Scism of Shelby; two daughters and sons-in-law, Charlene and Boyd Parker and Patty and David Botts, all of Shelby; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Scism of Lawndale; a brother and sister-in-law, Stephen Lee and Patricia Wright of Bentwood, Tenn; four granddaughters, Jenna Parker, Holly Parker, Caroline Scism and Anna Botts; three grandsons, Michael Botts, Lee Dixon Scism Jr., and Dillon Clyde Scism; a niece, Lindsay Wright; and an uncle, Rockford Wise.

A memorial service will be today at 4 p.m. at Double Shoals Baptist Church with the Rev. Eric Davis officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Double Shoals Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Homes of Cleveland County, P.O. Box 2053, Shelby, NC 28151.

Stamey Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family.