May 8 1942 September 19 2019
MOCKSVILLE – Mrs. Coleen Carson Gaither, 77, transitioned from this life suddenly Thursday, September 19, 2019. She was born May 8, 1942, in Iredell County, to the late Crayton and Lolean Cockerham Carson. Mrs. Gaither attended Davie County Schools, was a graduate of Davie County Training School and received her CNA from DCCC. Her employment included Miller’s Restaurant, Fox Textile, William R. Davie Elementary School, Davie High School and was a bus driver for 43 years. At an early age, she joined New Calvary Holiness Church where she had served as youth president, choir member, building fund treasurer and in any capacity she was needed. Word search puzzles, cooking, church and caring for her family were the things she loved to do. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Gordon Gaither, who died in 2007; a son, Bradford Gaither; and a brother, Billy H. Carson. Survivors: daughter, La Shonda Coleen Gaither; five sons, Gordon Gaither (Sharon), Dwayne Chunn, Larry Gaither, Steve Gaither (Wanda) and Bruce Gaither; six stepchildren; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Dorothy L. Sherrill; special aunts, Josephine Dalton, Eloise Cockerham and Rosa Lee Arnold; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives. A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, September 24, at New Calvary Holiness Church at 3 p.m. Bishop Terry Dalton will be the eulogist and burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Online condolences can be emailed to email@example.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Coleen Carson Gaither please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Coleen Carson Gaither May 8 1942 September 19 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Mocksville, state: North Carolina