STANLEY - Dorothy Hawley Love, 82, died Aug. 1, 2012, in Union County.
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She was daughter of the late William Garfield Hawley Sr., and Ora Walker Hawley.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hal J. Love; four sisters, Thelma Dunn, Helen Rouse, Lucille Rhyne, Estalena Jamison, and three brothers, Royce Hawley, Harry Hawley, and W. G. Hawley Jr.
She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She worked many years at Mercy Hospital and Charlotte Memo-rial Hospital (now CMC). She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Stanley.
She is survived by a son, Hal Jeffrey Love of Stanley; a grandson, Vincent Davis; a sister, Eva Mae Wallace of Stanley; two brothers, Lindberg Hawley of Stanley and Bobby Hawley of Candler, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dorothy Love will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Noel Sweezy officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service.
A private burial will take place at a later date at Hillcrest Gardens.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 217 North Main St., Stanley NC 28164.
Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mt Holly is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 16, 2012