Nancy Costner

DALLAS - Nancy Darlene Costner, 64, passed away Jan. 28, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.

She was born Sept. 27, 1948, daughter of the late Tyree and Edith Hudson Mitchum.

Mrs. Costner was a loving, attentive listener, to her husband, children and grandchildren. She loved life, enjoyed cooking, especially, as her family stated, "the best desserts" and flower gardening. Nancy and her husband loved traveling, especially enjoyed taking cruises.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Roger Overton.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Interment will be held at Olney Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Gastonia.

She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Walter D. Costner Sr. of the home; sons and daughter in-law, Walter D. Costner and Dominique of Gastonia; daughter and son in-law, Allison and Blair Burrell of Gastonia; brother and sister in-law, Foye and Barbara Mitchum of Gastonia; sister and brother in-law, Shirley and Bob Thompson of Arizona; grandchildren, Sarah and Lilly Costner, Kiersten Burrell.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

A guest registry is available at

Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 853-1300

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 30, 2013