Julia Fitzhugh

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CHERRYVILLE - Julia H. Fitzhugh, 98, formerly of Fitzhugh Street passed away on May 15, 2018 at Covenant Village in Gastonia, N.C.

Mrs. Fitzhugh was born in Gaston County, North Carolina on February 13, 1920 a daughter of the late Dr. William Henry Houser, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Rudisill Houser. She graduated from Cherryville High and attended Lenoir Rhyne College. She was retired as a teller from Cherryville National Bank after 17 years of service. Mrs. Fitzhugh was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Cherryville, member of the Missionary Society and the Gertrude Rudisill Sunday School Class. She enjoyed playing bridge, spending

time at Lake Norman and Oak Island, NC.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, William P. "Bill" Fitzhugh, four brothers, Dr. Forest Houser, Howard Houser, W.H. Houser, Jr. and Emmett Houser, and three sisters, Euzelia Houser Parsons, Becky Houser Doggett and Ava Houser Ferguson.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Judy Cox and Benny D. Cox of Charlotte; grandchildren, Charles Malachi Cox and Gretchen Leigh Cox Clarke and husband Hunter all of Charlotte; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Vida Dellinger parlor at the church from 1 to 1:45 p.m.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church of Cherryville on Sunday May 20, 2018 with the Rev. Ben Kifer officiating.

Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, PO Box 100, Cherryville, NC 28021, Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3894, Gastonia, NC or to Covenant Village Benevolent Fund.

A guest register and full obituary is available at www.stameycherryvillefuneralhome.com

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family.

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Published in Gaston Gazette on May 18, 2018