Cindy Epley Tollison, age 51, of Marion, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at St. Joseph Campus-Memorial Mission Hospitals in Asheville. A native of McDowell County, Cindy was born March 18, 1962 and was a daughter of the late James C. “Buddy” Epley and Eleanor Grayson Epley. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Marion. Cindy was a kind and caring person that always tried to help others in need. She was employed with Catawba Valley Medical until her health declined. Her family meant everything to her and she was always there for them. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
Surviving Cindy is her husband, David Tollison of the home; three daughters, Kimie Gallion and husband Eric of Pleasant Gardens, Elaina Ogle and fiancée Derek Creson of the home and Lesley Tollison also of the home; two brothers, Jim Epley and wife Tonja and Sonny Epley and wife Darlene of Marion; two sisters, Carol Epley and Gail Ellis and husband Jack of Marion; three nephews, Mitchell Epley, Alex and Daniel Ellis and three nieces Amanda Epley, Lauren and Emily Presnell.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11:00 am in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Preston Thomas and Rev. Marty Conner officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am, prior to the service, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Cherry Springs Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Family, 23 Chris Drive, Marion, N. C. 28752.
Preston and I considered Cindy to be a good friend. We loved her and are so sorry for your loss. She will be missed by all who were blessed to have her in their life. If you need anything please don't hesitate to call us. We love you all.
Preston, Grace and Melissa Thomas
Chris, Pam and Judas Todd
Jeannie A Cook
Posted Fri January 03, 2014
Iam so sorry to hear about Cindy, She will be greatly missed by everyone! My prayers are with you all,
With Deepest Sympathy@
Anita Collins Wages
Posted Fri January 03, 2014
Carol and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about Cindy. My deepest sympathy to all of you at this time. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Debbie & Johnny Patton
Posted Sat January 04, 2014
Cindy will be missed and she was dearly loved. She was like a sister to me for many years. Let the Lord help you through your time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are always with you.
Posted Tue January 07, 2014
Dear Carol and Family, David and I are very sorry to hear about Cindy. All of you are in our prayers.
Love, Kim and David McIntosh
Mark & Michelle Wise
Posted Fri January 10, 2014
Gail & Jack: we are saddened to read of Cindy's passing. May you be comforted with the strength of Jesus and love of family and friends.