John Hartsell Sr.

CHERRYVILLE - John Kenneth Hartsell Sr., 82, of 201 S. Elm Street, died Jan. 30, 2013, at his residence.

Ken was born in Mecklenburg County on March 5, 1930, son of the late Adam Spurgeon and Emma Smith Hartsell.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church.

Burial will be the service in City Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 31, 2013