SHELBY - Carolyn Fitch Passmore, 58, passed away on March 31, 2014, at her home. Born on July 26, 1955, in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of Nancy McNeely Fitch of Shelby and the late Robert Lee Fitch, Jr.
Carolyn is survived by her husband of 30 years, Roger Passmore; two sons, Shane Tesmer, and Jacky Bryant and fiancée Heather Cochran; a grandson, T.J. Bryant; a sister, Kathy Ponder and husband Joe; a brother, Pastor Eddie Fitch and wife Delynn; her beloved pet, Louie; and many more extended family.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour before the service in the sanctuary.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Elizabeth Baptist Church
Officiated by: Dr. Rit Varriale and Pastor Eddie Fitch
Burial: Will follow in the church cemetery
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Crossroads Mission, 206 Mount Sinai Church Rd, Shelby, NC 28152.
Guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com