Donna Withers

STANLEY - Donna Slemp Withers, 54, of 704 Mariposa Road, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Nov. 15, 2012.

She was born in Rock Hill, S.C., daughter of Barbara Coleman Slemp and the late Blaine Donavon Slemp. She was preceded in death by her brother Brian Slemp and her grandmothers Louise Coleman and Ona Slemp.

Mrs. Withers worked as a pharmacy technician for Family Med in Stanley. She was a member of Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher and Director of the nursery.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband John Victor Withers; one daughter, Brittany Withers Milstead and husband Matt of Mount Holly; one son, John Michael Withers of Charlotte; one grandson, Ryland Milstead; one sister, Barbie Stevenson of Clover, S.C.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Withers will be held 4 p.m. Sunday at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Dr. Danny Penny officiating.

Interment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church, 113 East Parkwood Street, Stanley, NC 28164.

Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the family.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 17, 2012