BELMONT - Mrs. Gayle Bennett Suggs, 75, of 200 Oakcrest Drive, Belmont, died peacefully June 20 af-ter a brief illness at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia.
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A native of Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the only daughter of the late Harold Frederick and Mary Fran-cis Cahoon Bennett. She was the office manager for her husband's dental practice for many years, R.B. Suggs Dentistry in Belmont, and a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Belmont. She loved to fish and the outdoor lifestyle at their home on Lake Wylie and beach home at Cherry Grove Beach.
Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Dr. Robert B. Suggs, of Belmont; daughter, Debbie Suggs, of Belmont; sons and daughters-in-law, Robby and Andrea Suggs, of Clemmons, N.C., and Scott and Leah Suggs, of Belmont; grandchildren, Lauren Suggs, of Clemmons, John Suggs, of Clemmons, Aa-ron Suggs, of Mooresville, Cody Suggs, of Pembroke, Chris Suggs, of Belmont, step-granddaughter Madi-son Faile, of Belmont; a great-granddaughter, Lily Suggs, of Mooresville; and her loving dog, Katie Sue.
A memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. Joe Lawing at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at South Point Baptist Church, Belmont. The family will receive friends in the church sanctuary from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Gas-ton Humane Society. P.O. Box 2334, Gastonia, NC 28053-2334, or to Goodwill Industries, 15810 Indianola Drive, Rockville, MD 20855.
Online condolence messages may be sent and viewed at www.McLeanFuneral.com. McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 22, 2014
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