Doris Rose Hafer "Dot" CHARLOTTE - God chose this day, Saturday, March 30, 2013, one day before his son's Resurrection on Easter Sunday, to bring Doris Rose home to stand at their sides, rejoicing in Heaven. Your family and friends love you and will miss you, but take joy in knowing that the peace and tranquility you so much deserve are now yours. Praise be to God. Doris Rose Hafer (86) formerly of Taylorsville, Myrtle Beach, Charlotte and Savannah was born on January 5, 1927 in Alexander County. She was the daughter of the late Cliff O. Icenhour and Della Chapman Icenhour. Mrs. Hafer attended Taylorsville High School where she excelled at basketball. She was married to the late Luke Hafer, who preceded her in death on November 21, 2012. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Betty I Watts, and her three brothers, Graydon, Cohen, and Russell Icenhour. She leaves behind her sister, Rachael I. Deal, and sister-in-law, Martha Icenhour, both of Taylorsville. Mrs. Hafer is survived by her sons, Alvin Hafer and wife, Vickie, of Charlotte, NC and Christopher Hafer, and wife, Yvonne, of Savannah, Ga. Her daughter, Judee Dare Windham, preceded her in death in November of 2010, as well as beloved great grandchild, Alex Stubbs, in September of 2009. She loved unconditionally her grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In Charlotte, she leaves behind grandchildren Stephanie Weatherford, and Cain Windham, his wife Krisie, and their daughters, Alexis and Londyn, In Savannah she is survived by grandchildren Logan Hafer and Shawn Hafer, his wife Tammy, and their son, Tripp. Adams Funeral Homes is serving the family of Mrs. Hafer and online condolences can be made to http://www.adamsfunerals.com/ Viewing will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Taylorsville, NC. Funeral services will follow at the church at 2:00 pm. Family will receive at St. John's Fellowship Hall after the service.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Apr. 2, 2013