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Mary Frances (Miller) Mendaloff

August 13, 1934 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 84)

Mary Frances Miller Cline Mendaloff, 84, of Statesville, passed away, Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mrs. Mendaloff was born August 13, 1934 in Salisbury, NC and was the daughter of the late Ralph Elmer Miller and Marie Kathleen Hipp Miller. Her work career was with Jack Grant Bookkeeping service and Mendaloff Equipment Company. She was first married to Marvin Bobby Cline and later married the late Alexander Mendaloff, Jr. She was a graduate of Cleveland High School and Missouri Business College.

Frances enjoyed reading, photography, travel and genealogy. She had met many distant cousins from other parts of the country through her love of family history. She and Al had enjoyed extensive travel during their 43-year marriage. They had traveled to Alaska nine times and made many lifelong friends. Their traditional family Christmas Eve gathering will always be a treasured memory by all.

She is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Leigh Cline of Statesville, three grandchildren, Elisha N. Piland (Jay), Angela N. Burgess (Brian), Kirsten Layne Ward, great grandchildren, Mallory Sherrill, Ansleigh Sherrill, Lexie Rae Sherrill, Brixan Burgess, Xavier Burgess, Brivan Burgess, Jorja Rayne Burgess; children by marriage, Cynthia M. Benton, Alexis M. Sensabaugh (Charlie), Alexander Mendaloff, III; grandchildren, Michael Mendaloff, Terry Benton (Cassey) and great grandchildren, Kaden Przasnyski, Cole Przasnyski, Olivia Benton, Chesney Benton, Gemma Benton and sister-in-law, Jan Miller. She is also survived by her two loving companion pets, Mimi and Holly.

Frances was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Elmer, Jr.; granddaughter, Heather Benton Przasnyski and grandson, Bradley Sherrill.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Providence United Methodist Church with Rev. Gervase Hitch, Rev. Brian Burgess, Rev. Ron Karriker and Dr. Jay Piland officiating. The family will visit with friends following the service.

The family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses, caregivers, Iredell Home Health, Hospice of Iredell County and others who have been so kind. Donations may be made to Providence Methodist Church Building Fund or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family of Mary Frances Mendaloff.


Donations may be made to:

Providence United Methodist Church
1273 Old Mocksville Rd, Statesville NC 28625

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