ELON Mr. Willie Gene Sauls, 83, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013, at Blakey Hall.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at Forbis & Dick Chapel in Stokesdale. Inurnment will follow in the Gideon Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
A native of Chatham County, Mr. Sauls was born on March 27, 1929, the son of the late Robert and Ellen Goodwin Sauls. He was retired from P. Lorillard Company where he worked as a supervisor, with over thirty years service. He was a proud US Army veteran, having served during the Korean War era. He and his wife Julia attended Gideon Grove United Methodist Church. His wife, Julia, passed away in January 2011.
Loving family members that survive are Vickie and Greg Stringer, Sean Stringer; Thela and Tom Turner, Delana Turner, Wheaton and Amber Lefler, Mikayla, Paisley, and Logan, Courtney and Michael McQuillan, Madeleine and Caroline, Wanda Sauls Barker, Harold Sauls, Robert Sauls, as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be directed to the
, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.
On-line condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com