Iris Bumgardner Almond
Iris Bumgardner Almond
  • January 18, 1924 - March 3, 2017
  • Thomasville, North Carolina

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Mrs. Iris Bumgardner Almond, 93, a former resident of Climax, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at her residence.
Mrs. Almond was born in Thomasville, January 18, 1924, a daughter of the late Adam Luther Bumgardner and Laura Nellie Whisnatt Bumgardner. Iris enjoyed gardening and arts and crafts, especially embroidery.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Charles Almond; a son, Vernon C. Turner, Jr. and wife Lenora; a daughter, Doris Hunt; a sister, Lucille Bottoms; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Iris's Life will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Thomasville Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor David Albertson and Pastor Tony Jordan. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery in Greensboro. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 6 until 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to PruittHealth Hospice or Central Wesleyan Church. Online condolences may be made at