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Vala Mae Osborne Hemby

September 29, 1922November 16, 2020

Vala Mae Osborne Hemby, 98, died peacefully on November 16, 2020 at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA. She was a brave and resilient woman. Her motto was “I may give out, but I will never give in”. She was so loved and will be missed by many.

She was born September 29, 1922 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late John H. Osborne and Daisy Osborne. She was the wife of the late Thomas A. Hemby. Mrs. Hemby was the last of her family of two sisters and five brothers. Her son, Larry House, preceded her death in 2005. She is survived by her daughter, Dobronyi Selman and her husband, John Selman of Cumming, GA. She also has two granddaughters, Alisa Selman Erkes and Brittany Marie Selman.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020 at McEwen Funeral Service-Mint Hill Chapel from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The graveside service will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Fort Mill, SC at 2:00 pm.

Condolences may be offered online at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.

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  • Dobronyi Selman (John), Daughter
  • Alisa Selman Erkes, Granddaughter
  • Brittany Marie Selman, Granddaughter

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Ruth Helms

November 23, 2020

Vala Mae was my Mother’s neighbor for many years on Medford Drive in Charlotte. My Mom’s name was Cassie Curlee. In visiting Mom I met Vala Mae. She was a special lady and my Mother loved her. There was a celebration in heaven I know.

Katleen Fowler

November 20, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family o worked at Sears at eastland with her she will be missed.

Stephen Keesler

November 20, 2020

A beautiful lady. She will be remembered with fondness.
The last of 8 children and my grandmothers favorite sister.
Our heart goes out to your family.
May she rest in the arms of our Lord.

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