In Memory of




Obituary for Inez Mellon Philbeck

A devoted loving mother, Inez Mellon Philbeck, 87, of Shelby, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

Born in Cleveland County, on January 8, 1935, she was a daughter of the late James Franklin Mellon and Macie Jane Philbeck Mellon. She was retired from textiles and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Grover Philbeck; two sons, Richard Wayne Philbeck and Gary Neil Philbeck; a brother, Herman Mellon, and a sister, Iva Moore.

She is survived by a son, Mike Philbeck and wife Diane of Shelby; two daughters, Shirley Philbeck and Sandy Charles both of Shelby; a sister, Virginia Pearson of Shelby; nine grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 9m at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 PM in the Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs Dr. Barry Goodman and Bill Jones officiating.

The burial will follow the service in the Friendly Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.