Annie Andrews

Gazelle C. Andrews

CHINA GROVE - Mrs Annie Gazelle Carpenter Andrews, 85, of China Grove, passed away on Dec. 13, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast, Concord.

Born June 21, 1927, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Grady and Ruth Drye Carpenter. Mrs. Andrews attended Landis High School and was a member of Rodgers Park Baptist Church. Mrs. Andrews retired from Linn Mill Co.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Richard T. Andrews Sr., to whom she was married July 1, 1949. Also surviving her are her son, Richard T. Andrews Jr. (Marsha Lane) of Counce, Tenn.; her daughter, Diana A. Ritchie (Dennis Ritchie) of China Grove. Also surviving her are granddaughter Laine Andrews and great-granddaughter Kaitlyn Hoff, both of Gulf Shores Alabama.

Visitation and Service: Visitation is Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis with service Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rogers Park Baptist Church, with Rev. Ralph Robinette, minister. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorials: May be made to Rodgers Park Baptist Church, 309 E. 24th St. Kannapolis, NC 28083

Online condences may be made to the family at

Funeral Home

Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home
716 S Main Street Landis, NC 28088
(704) 857-2494

Published in Salisbury Post on Dec. 15, 2012