|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2012|
North Carolina, USA
SHELBY-Sarah Hope Lowrance, 86, of Shelby, died Feb. 20, 2012, at Crawley Memorial Hospital.
A native of Cleveland County, Mrs. Lowrance was the daughter of the late George Pinkney Owens and Jenny Amanda Goforth Owens. Mrs. Lowrance enjoyed needlepoint, camping, sewing, gardening, flower beds, shopping, cooking and especially taking care of her family. She retired from Kings Mountain Knit and worked for several years as a nurses aid at Garrison General and Kings Mountain Hospital. She attended Cornerstone Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-two years Dr. A. V. Lowrance; first husband Charlie Herman Hope; sister and brother, Melba Blalock and Ray Owens; half brothers and sisters, Clyde Owens, Norman Owens, Addie Guffey, Ethel Johnson, Bonnie Owens; grandchildren, Jonathan Matthew Hope and Stephanie Lowery and a great-grandson Jason Peace Hope.
She is survived by her daughters, Diane Nichols and husband, Fred, of Gastonia, Sheila Wall and husband, David, of Shelby; sons Reid Hope and wife, Debra, of Boiling Springs, Mike Hope and wife, Kathy, of Gastonia, Jimmy Hope and wife, Brenda, of Waco, Joey Hope and wife, Annette, of Boiling Springs; step children Dianne Whisnant and husband, John, of Shelby, Teresa Brooks of Woodruff, SC, Roger Lowrance and wife, Suzy, of Shelby; sisters Hazel Kiser and husband, Bill, of Kannapolis, Ruby Early of Statesboro, GA, Shirley Cobb and husband, Roddy, of Kings Mountain; fourteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory.
Funeral Service: Thursday at 2 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Bo Wagner officiating
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory
Memorials: Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or to The American Heart Association .
Published in Shelby Star on February 22, 2012
Charlie Herman Hope (1916 - 1964)
A. V. Lowrance (1929 - 2012)
Cleveland Memorial Park
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sue Leitzsey Bradley
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85324471
Added: Feb. 22, 2012