Mary Herbster

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  • "aunt cookie you were like a mom to me i will always love..."
    - alisha burr
  • "Chris and family so sorry for your loss shelia poteat"
  • "Aunt cookie you are missed so much love you"
    - Davia Ingle
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RUTHERFORDTON - Mary "Cookie" Ethel Herbster, 62, passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, 2014, at Willow Ridge Nursing Home.

She was born July 20, 1952, in Gaston County, to the late Wilbert James and Margaret Walker McDon-ald.
Cookie worked many years in textiles and was an auxiliary member of the Lowell Volunteer Fire De-partment.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald Burris, brothers, Lewis (Charlie) McDon-ald, Teddy (Bo) Herms; and Sister, Linda Watts

Survivors include her sons, Patrick Burris and wife Jennifer and Chris Herbster; brothers, Harry G. Walker, Michael McDonald, Tommy McDonald; sisters, Evelyn M. Leigh, Joyce M. Henry and Susan Melendez and grandchild, Zoe Herbster.
Celebration of life memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Union Road Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James Holeman officiating. Family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials to , 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215

Condolences may be made to

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, 704-864-5144 is serving the family.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 27, 2014
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