HICKORY--- Melinda Irene Lail Michael, 94, passed away on Saturday April 12, 2014 at Brian Center of Hickory-Tate Blvd. after a period of declining health.
Irene was born on June 19, 1919 in Catawba County to the late John Herbert and Lola Essie Killian Lail. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Kemp Baxter Michael; a daughter Shirley Ruth Saine; five brothers, Hubert Lail, Wade Lail, Clyde Lail, Harold Lail , Infant Carroll Lail and three sisters, Grace Keller, Kittie Cazire, and Nettie Starr. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
Surviving are two grandsons, Thad Saine and wife Jill of Maiden, Michael Todd Saine of Maiden, two great-grandsons,Dustin Andrew Saine, Jake Michael Saine, a son-in-law Michael Andrew Saine and a sister, Myrtle Lail of Hickory. Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 15 , 2014, at 2:00 P. M. at St.Stephens Lutheran Church-Missouri-Synod with Pastor David Guelzow and Pastor David Ziehr officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 15, 2013 from 12:30 P.M. to 1:45 P.M. at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.Memorials may be made to St. Stephens Lutheran Church-Missouri-Synod, 2304 Springs Road, Hickory, NC 28601.Condolences may be made online at www.hickoryfh.com.The
Melinda Irene Lail Michael family is in the care of Hickory Funeral Home.