Jo Ann W. Costner

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Jo Ann W. Costner, lovingly called "Mawmaw", 80, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2014, at Kings Mountain Hos-pital.

She was born in Spartanburg, S.C., to the late Everett Carroll Wall and Azemae Hord Wall. She was also preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Jo Ann was retired from Kings Mountain Knit and was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church. She was an active member of Kings Mountain Baptist Church where she sang in the choir until her declining health. She loved her family and friends dearly, traveling, and listening to Gaither music. Heaven gained a precious Angel.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Dean Costner, Kings Mountain; daughters, Denise Huckabee, Kings Mountain, Lori Robinson and husband Jigger, Bessemer City; sister, Patsy Huggins, Gastonia; two grandchildren, Buddy Huckabee and wife Jenny, Franklin, Brittni Jo Anna England and husband Chad, Kings Mountain; two great-grandchildren, Derek England and Braxton Huckabee and a little girl due in March; and her beloved fur babies, Jetta and Bella.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Kings Mountain Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Whitesides officiating.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the service in the fellowship hall of Kings Mountain Baptist Church.

Interment will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.

Memorials may be made to Franklin High School Bank Boosters, 100 Panther Drive, Franklin, NC 28734, Kings Mountain Band or Drama De-partment, 500 Phifer Rd. Kings Mountain, NC 28086.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.

Funeral Home

Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
108 South Piedmont Ave.  Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 739-2591

Published in Gaston Gazette on Feb. 14, 2014