CHERRYVILLE - Margaret Goins Elam Dover, 91, of 111 Harrilson Road, formerly of Kings Mountain, died Oct. 8, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
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Mrs. Dover was born June 6, 1921, in Gaston County, daughter of the late William A. and Ada Goins Goins. She was a member of
First Baptist Church and a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Shirley Elam Howell (Lynn) of Cherryville, sons Johnny B. Elam (Vonetta) of Melbourne, Fla., and Richard A. Elam of Cherryville, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Mary's Grove United Methodist Church with the Revs. Charlene Hutchings and Eric Pfeifer officiating.
Burial will be in City Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday in the Fellowship Center of Mary's Grove United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net.
Published in Gaston Gazette from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012