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Ora D. Stamey

October 14, 1918 June 5, 2018
Ora D. Stamey
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Canton – Ora Marie Deitz Stamey, 99, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.

A native of Jackson County, she was a daughter of the late Sterling and Lula Buchanan Deitz. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Stamey, who died in 1999; a brother, Coy Deitz; and four sisters, Susie Holland, Lillian Green, Opal Hubbard, and Zenobia Deitz. Ora was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter and her husband, Janice and Bruce Coleman of Canton; two sisters, Lois Monteith and Katie Woods, both of Sylva; two grandchildren, Jessica Reagan (Dustin) and Travis Reagan (Della); one great-grandson, Ayden Buckner.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Spring Hill Baptist Church with the Reverend Matt Rhea and Reverend Eddie Deitz officiating. Burial will follow at Longs Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff at Silver Bluff Nursing Home, Tracy Ballard, and Patsy.

The care of Mrs. Stamey has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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6:00 PM 6/7/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/7/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC 28716

Wells Funeral Home - Canton
3715 Asheville Highway Canton 28716 NC
United States





11:00 AM 6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Spring Hill Baptist Church

1918 Murray Road
Canton, NC 28716

Spring Hill Baptist Church
1918 Murray Road Canton 28716 NC
United States

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