Grace Arledge Metcalf age 96 of Mill Spring, NC went home to be with her lord on April 24, 2019.
Born in Polk County to the late Benjamin Harrison Arledge and Dora Bishop Arledge. She was also predeceased by her husband, JP Metcalf; her brothers, Hugh Arledge, Beauford Arledge and sister, Nelma Jackson. Grace was a homemaker most of her life and then worked briefly for Mill Springs School in the cafeteria. She was a member of Silver Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Rev. Randy Metcalf (Kelly), Bruce Metcalf (Carol), Jerry Metcalf (Freda), Johnny Metcalf, Janice Green (Leon), Becky McDowell, and Beverly Metcalf; 24 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, and 23 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2PM Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Silver Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Metcalf, Rev. Robert Hefner and Dr. Chris Osborne officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Her grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.
The body will lie in state at 1 PM until 1:45 PM.
Family will receive friends following the burial in the Silver Creek Family Life Center and other times at Rev. Randy Metcalf's home, 620 Gilbert Rd. Columbus, NC 28722.
Memorials can be made to the Silver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 292 Silver Creek Rd. Mill Spring, NC 28756.
Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Columbus, NC.