Betty Stiles Lemmon
CHINA GROVE - Mrs. Betty Stiles Lemmon, 83, of China Grove, passed away into the presence of her Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at the Tucker Hospice House, Kannapolis.
Born in Iredell County on May 12, 1929, Betty was the daughter of the late Dale and Mabel (Freeze) Stiles.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Lemmon was a teacher for the Rowan County School System for 28 years. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Church of Christ in China Grove as well as an avid gardener, bridge player and reader.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lemmon Jr. and daughter, Rosemary Elizabeth Lemmon.
Betty is survived by her two sons Thomas (Cindy) Young of China Grove and Robert (Kathy) Lemmon III of Westminster, S.C.; daughter, Annette Young of Concord; 10 grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Service: A private burial will be held. The memorial service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in the mausoleum chapel at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, followed by informal visitation.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the
, 3800 Shamrock Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28215 or to Grace Bible Church, Mission Fund, 6725 NC 152, Rockwell, NC, 28138.
Online condolences can be given at www.carolinafuneral.com
. Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center of Charlotte is entrusted with the arrangements.