Doris E. Withrow, of Charlotte, age 65 passed away at her residence Sunday January 18,2015 after a courageous battle against breast cancer. She was born February 3,1949 in Burke County NC to the late Wilby S. Bumgarner and Emily E.Ollis. In addition to her mother, survivors included her devoted husband Jerry W. Withrow, daughters Lori Foster and Lisa Frisbee. Four grandchildren Joseph, Avery, Ashley and Evan.
Visitation will be held Saturday January 24, 2015 3-5pm at Benson Funeral and Cremation Services in Mt.Holly NC. In lieu of flowers please send donations in her honor to Novant Health Hospice P.O.Box 33549 Charlotte NC 28233.
Dear Jerry and family, Our hearts are broken and sad to loose such an sweet, wonderful & dear friend but we rejoice that she is no longer suffering on the earth. Our shared upcoming February birthday will not be the same but I will cherish our birthday memories we made along life`s path and Al will always think of her each time he wears his beloved Panther`s sweatshirt handmade by her special touch. She touched and loved many and we know it is not going to to be easy to let her go but her memories will alwyas live with us in our hearts. We love you and will are praying that her loving memories will carry you throught the days ahead.Al & Tammy Renaud
My Dear Friend Jerry. My heart is breaking as your is. You found your true soul mate in Doris. We cared for you both and know that you were proud to be together 25 years. Know that Beth and I will continue to remember you and the family in our prayers. Glenn and Beth HargettGlenn And Beth Hargett
To my dear friend lisa............... it is such a bitter sweet time in your life right now ........... You know that it was time for your Angel to fly again.........her spirit ... her love will always be with you ..now and forever. You loved her unconditional as she did you. There will not be a day go by that you see or here something that reminds you of her........ That my friend is your Guardian Angel. and nightime you see the brightest Star that you ever seen in your life.......... thats her letting you know she will always be there... Much love to you, my friendRon Beach
Today`s Observer indeed brought heart breaking news of Doris passing away. We are so very sorry for you and for your family which will all be in our prayers. Jerry, I am still working some, (driving vehicles for a Chevy Dealership for trade, etc.) and regret I will be gone all day Saturday to West Virginia unless the trip is cancelled due to weather conditions. For sure, Doris was your Star and will continue to be as we all move forward in life. I will be looking you up for sure in the near future. May God Bless You and All Your Family my good, good friend.Ted and Evelyn Hand
Jerry, Laurey and I are deeply sorry to read of the death of your wife Doris. Losing a loved one is never easy, but with the help from our Heavenly Father we can cope. May you experience His loving care and comfort as you move through this time of grief. Our prayers will be with you.Ed And Laurey Wheaton
Sara McCorkle Burnett, 86, of Gastonia, passed away peacefully January 17, 2015 at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas. Mrs. Burnett was born July 29, 1928 and was a native of Mecklenburg County, daughter of William Harvey McCorkle and Bess Thompson McCorkle. She was a loving mother of her late sons, Robert D. Burnett and William E. Burnett. She was also preceded in death by Brothers, James "Jim" McCorkle, William "Bill" McCorkle, Cecil McCorkle and Ted McCorkle and a sister Marie Spalding.
She was a graduate of Berryhill High School in Charlotte, class of 1947 and a former member of Steele Creek Presbyterian Church. Her greatest joy was working in her yard and flower gardens.
Survivors include her loving husband of 65 years Robert "Bob" M. Burnett. Grand daughter Cheryl and grandson Rodney. Sister-in-law, Patricia McCorkle. Nephews, Ronald Spalding, David and Steven McCorkle and Pat Crandall.
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday January 21 at Gaston Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Dwayne Burks officiating.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Hospice of Gaston County, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Arrangements handled by Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, Mt. Holly.
Jennifer Brock Fisher, 43, of Mt. Holly, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family January 15, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Fisher was born in Gaston County on March 23, 1971 to the Reverend Paul Dean Brock and Freida Emory Brock. Jennifer was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Holly where she loved and praised her Lord. She was a loving wife who loved children and her pets, Dannie Lynn, Daffney and Carolina.
In addition to her parents she is survived by her loving husband Keith Olen Fisher and a son, Brennan Fisher. Sisters, Christa Russ and Heather Brock. A sister in law, Renee Vann and husband Michael. Paternal Grandfather, Doyle Brock. Father and mother in law, Jerry and Linda Fisher. 6 nieces, Amanda, Jessica, Kirsten, Amber, Catie and Rylee and a great nephew, Anakin. She also leaves behind her dear friends, Rick and Angie O`Daniel. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Memorial services to celebrate Jennifer`s life will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday Jan. 20 at Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Holly with Reverend Eric Lively officiating. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements handled by Benson Funeral &amp; Cremation Services, Mt. Holly.
Praying for all the family members of Jennifer Brock Fisher. I will always remember her laugh and beautiful smile. She will be missed.Shannon Honeycutt Stowe
My wife was the love my life. I will miss her but I know I will be with her one day,together with the Lord and loved one`s. Keith Fisher.Keith Fisher
Keith, I am deeply sorry to read of the death of your wife. Losing a loved one is never easy, but with the help from our Heavenly Father we can cope. May you experience His loving care and comfort as you move through this time of grief.Minnie Hemphill
Keith and family, so sorry for your loss. I will keep all of you in my prayers.Marilyn and Rex Shanks
Jeanila "Jenny" Adams Weber, 44, of Charlotte died suddenly on January 8, 2015 at her residence. Ms. Weber was Born in Charlotte, NC on June 27, 1970 to Johnnie Walter Adams and the late Betty Gayle Adams. In addition to her mother she is also preceded in death by her Life Partner, Donald Ray Matthews, Brother, James Barnhill, Aunt Jeanila Sue Washburn and also her Grandmother, Betty Harwood. Jenny was a loving person who loved being outdoors. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
In addition to her father Jenny is survived by her children, Nina Michelle Adams and Kenneth David Weber. Step-Father, J.C. Adams. Brothers, James Adams, Jr., Jonathan Barnhill and Timmy Adams. Sisters, Crystal Adams, Angel Cureton, Kimberly Adams, Christine Kelsey, Shirley Sherwood and Tammy Young. 4 grandchildren, Braydan, Robert, Destanii and Scott. Great Aunt, Anne Beall. Her beloved pet, Harley, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family, Sarah Warren, Chris Warren and Nikki Lippard.
Memorial services to celebrate Jenny’s life will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 17 at Benson Funeral Service’s Chapel with Rev. Ken Wilson officiating. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the family.
Love and miss you so much you was a awesome sister always smiling love you always and forever in my heart.Tammy Young
Jenny I will miss you so much sis. My heart breaks as to the way you left this world. That someone could hurt you leaves me in shock. One day we will meet again and then we will dance again. Love you sissy RIPttTeresa stroupe
Momma I love you and miss you so much forever and always your baby girlNina michelle Adams
Aunt Jenny you will be truly missed. There`s so many memories that I have of you. We will one day we will met again and sing Cyndi Lauper songs Anand have a good old time. Skyy says she has two of the best angels watching over her. We love you kisses from us to heaven.Brittany Adams
Rest in peace sweet lady... You are so very missed and will never be forgotten!! You welcomed any and everyone with loving arms including me! My heart is with you always <3Josie Smith
Jenny,I`m so sorry you left this world way too young. My heart goes out to your family.Jenny I am your Mom`s cousin. I am sending up love and prayers for you and your family.Barbara Underwood
I want to say i love u so very much. kisses to heaven for u and momkimbery adams
I miss you so much aunt jenny. Kisses from me to heaven. How is it up there! I bet your having the time of your life. Fly high beautiful we all shall see you agian on the other side. I love youAutumn Allen
Jenny LOVE AND PRAYERS TO YOU AND FAMILY I AM SO SORRY. I AM YOUR MAMA`S COUSIN BRENDA BRIGMAN .Brenda Brigman
You will me miss Hugg Praying miss u big sisters love Lee familyBrenda Lee
Jenny, thank you for taking care of, and loving my brother. You were beautiful inside and out and he loved you so much! You were both taken away from us so tragically and way too soon. My only consolation is knowing that I will see you both again. To the Weber and Adams family members, we know all to well the pain and heartache you are experiencing and will keep you all in our prayers. May God grant you the peace that passes all understanding.Susan Matthews Ragan