KINGS MOUNTAIN - Kathleen Summitt Herndon, 90, resident of Kings Mountain, passed away Feb. 6, 2014, at White Oak Manor, Kings Mountain. She was born in Cherokee County, S.C., to the late Dewey H. Bookout, Sr. and Nellie Byars Bookout.
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Kathleen was also preceded in death by her first husband, J.D. Summitt; second husband, Lamar Herndon, her son, Scott Summitt; brother, Dewey Bookout, Jr.; and sisters, Hilda Heavner and Billie Thornburg.
She was a member of David Baptist Church and attended El Bethel United Methodist Church. She was retired from Kinmont Mills. She loved gardening, cooking, shopping, and traveling. Kathleen was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed playing games with her family.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Wilson and husband Arlin of Kings Mountain and Becky Johnson and husband Charlie of Gastonia; three grandchildren, Beth Wilson, Todd Wilson and wife Stephanie, and Erin Summitt and fiancé Chris Jolly; two great-grandchildren, Jack and Parker Wilson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church.
Funeral service: 3 p.m. Saturday at El Bethel United Methodist Church
Officiated by: The Revs. Tom Jolly and James Lochridge
Interment: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain
Funeral home: Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.
Memorials: Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or Charity of Donor's Choice.
Online guest register: www.harrisfunerals.com
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 7, 2014