Mrs. Brenda Sue Helton Dye, 56, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Dye was born November 10, 1955 in Buchannan County, VA and was the daughter of the late Elijah William and Mable Ann Ratliff Helton. She was a graduate of Buchannan County schools and Mitchell Community College. On November 10, 1972, Mrs. Dye married Edward Lynn Dye, Sr, who survives.
She was retired from Thomasville Upholstery where she worked as a skirt presser and she was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, Edward Dye, Mrs. Dye is also survived by two sons, Edward Dye, Jr (Alicia) of Lenoir, NC and Michael Dye of Wilmington, NC. She is also survived by five granddaughters, Angela, Amanda and Cheyenne Waugh, all of Statesville and Kalin and Madison Toler of Lenoir. She is further survived by one grandson, Daniel Dye also of Lenoir and four sisters and three brothers, all of Virginia.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dye will be conducted 6:00 pm Friday, July 13, 2012 at Westwood Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Hyde officiating. The family will visit with friends immediately following the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be made to the Brenda Sue Dye Memorial Fund, c/o Edward Dye, Sr. P.O. Box 6442, Statesville, N.C. 28687.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com/obituaries and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Brenda Sue Dye.