CARY - Reca Medlin Preslar, 79, of Chatham Creek Rest Home, formerly of Nash County, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007 at Rex Healthcare. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Feb. 16, in the L. Harold Poole Funeral Service chapel, Knightdale. Burial was in the Upchurch-Alford-Bunn cemetery, Old US 64 Highway, Pilot.

She was born in Nash County to the late Eli Medlin and Madie Cone Medlin. She was married to the late Gilbert Harold Preslar Jr.

Surviving: children, Kathy Preslar of Raleigh, Gilbert H. Preslar III of Raleigh, Van (Diane) Preslar of Raleigh, Wilma P. (Philip) Franklin of Raleigh; sisters, Ardelia “Doodle Bug” Brown of Pilot, Madene Jones of Momeyer; brothers, Jackie Medlin of Pilot, Eli David Medlin of Middlesex, Donnie Medlin of Pilot, Bennie Ray Medlin of Pilot and Charles Cone of Apex; and four grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Joseph, Vannie, Phillip, Wilma Mash and Barbara Ann Medlin.

The family has suggested that instead of flowers, contributions be made to the funeral home to offset funeral expenses.