NEWTON- Charlotte Beverly Ponder, 67, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Hospice of Catawba Valley.
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Born in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late George McClure Edwards Jr. and Martha Marie Mauney Edwards.
She was a member of Clover Hill United Methodist Church. She graduated from Burns High School at Polkville, Gardner-Webb College and Kings College. She retired as an administrative assistant from Cleveland Community College. She was an avid college basketball fan and loved watching Duke basketball games. She enjoyed spending time with family and loved the beach.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandparents, William White Mauney and Nellie Bechtler Mauney, George McClure Edwards Sr. and Charlotte Falls Edwards.
Beverly is survived by her daughter, Ellen Lail and husband Tim of Newton; a brother, Myron Edwards of Lawndale; grandson, Brandon Williams; and step-grandchildren, Cierra Lail and Dylan Lail.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory before the graveside service.
Graveside Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Clover Hill United Methodist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Ed Lee
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Ms. Ponder
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC, 28658
Guest Registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star on June 29, 2013