Nellie Mae (Nell) Matheson Redmond (2018-08-17 13:48:51)

Mrs. Nellie Mae (Nell) Matheson Redmond, age 89, of Boone, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Foley Center.

Born August 31, 1928 in Neva Tennessee, she was a daughter of Ross Hobert and Anna Ruth Stout Matheson. Nell along with her late husband owned and operated the Appalachian Soda Shop from 1950 until 1991. Nell enjoyed her flower garden, and was a member of the Advent Christian Church.
She is survived by her son, Tom (Tommy) Redmond, Jr., and wife Morgan, one granddaughter, China Evangeline Redmond, all of Boone, eight nieces, Nancy Dee Penick, Brenda Matheson Howard, Joanne Matheson, Cindy Matheson Strimel, Linda Matheson Greer, Dorothy Matheson and Joyce Matheson, six nephews, Dick Lavender, Bobby Matheson Chappell, Billy Scott Matheson, Hight Redmond, Gary and Terry Matheson, one sister in law, Louise Matheson.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Tom B. Redmond, Sr., four brothers, Lester, Hugh, Paul and Bill Matheson, two special sisters in law, China Lavender and Dee Winkler, and three nephews, Larry, Jerry and Michael Matheson.
Funeral services for Nell Redmond will be conducted Friday evening, August 17, 2018 at the Boone Advent Christian Church at 7 PM. Officiating will be Rev. Mitch Marlow and Rev. Gordon Noble. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4 pm until 7 pm at the Advent Christian Church. Parking will be available at the First Baptist Church.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted Saturday morning at 11 am at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645 or to the Boone Advent Christian Church, PO Box 2515, Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be shared with the Redmond family at
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Redmond family.