Launa Burrell Metcalf

Published 8:58 am Thursday, August 18, 2011

Launa Burrell Metcalf, 94, of Columbus passed away Tuesday morning, Aug.16, 2011 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Columbus.
Born in Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Clingman and Rosa Lindsey Burrell and wife of the late John Melton William Henry Thomas Metcalf, who died in 1994. Mrs. Metcalf was a member of Tryon Second Baptist Church, Tryon.
Surviving are one son, Ralph Metcalf (Carolyn) of High Point, N.C.; one daughter, Louise Cochran of Columbus, and one sister, Martha Covil of Lynn. Also surviving are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with Dr. Dennis Jones and Dr. Chris Osborn officiating.
Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus.
The family will receive friends prior to the service Thursday from 1 – 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
At other times, the family will be at the home of her daughter, Louise Cochran, 296 Meadowlark Lane, Columbus.
An online guest register is available at
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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