Thelma "Pearl" (Leasher) McCary

March 6, 1938 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 83)


Thelma Pearl Leasher McCary, 83, of Statesville, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Gordon Hospice House.

Pearl was born on March 6, 1938 in Scottsdale, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late Elmer Leasher and Iantha Lint Leasher. She attended Scottsdale PA Schools. Pearl loved traveling, especially through Europe when Mac was in service, she also enjoyed camping and traveling in an RV and going to the beach.

She is survived by her husband, Allen “Mac” McCary, Sr, daughters, Peggy McCary Menster (Ted) and Julie McCary, son, Allen (Al) McCary Jr., grandchildren, Robert Melendez, David McCary, Andrea Donaldson (Jim) and Kimberly Benfield (Clark). Also surviving are her great grandchildren, Dylan Donaldson, Caleb Donaldson, Carsyn Benfield, Logan Benfield, Avery Benfield, Easton Benfield and Ryker J.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 13 at Troutman Baptist Church with Rev. John Stevenson officiating. Family will visit with friend following the service. A private burial service will be held at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gordon Hospice House or Troutman Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Memorial Service
January 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Troutman Baptist Church
305 Perry Rd.
Troutman, NC 28166

Visitation Following Service

Troutman Baptist Church
305 Perry Rd.
Troutman, NC 28166


Gordon Hospice House
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

Troutman Baptist Church
305 Perry Rd., Troutman NC 28166

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