2017-08-03 / Obituaries

Barbara Jean Chafin Gassaway


BARBARA GASSAWAY BARBARA GASSAWAY Mrs. Barbara Jean Chafin Gas­saway, 77, of Augusta Hwy., entered into rest on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at her residence.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tom Kalliokoski officiating.

Mrs. Gassaway, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, was the daughter of the late Austin and Elmyra Patterson Chafin. A native of Wilkes County, she had been a resident of Lincoln County since she was 18 years old and had been employed at Oxford Manufacturing and FDB. She was also a member of New Hope Baptist Church for many years.

Her husband, Patrick H. “P.H.” Gassaway, Jr., preceded her in death.

Survivors include, sons, Patrick H. Gassaway, III, and David Jef­fery “Jeff” Gassaway, both of Lincolnton; sisters, Frances Reed and husband, John of Washington, Georgia, Joyce Brown, of Sharon, Georgia, Kaye Lokey and husband, George of Thomson, Georgia; one grandchild, Kayla G. Harris and husband, Zackary; and one great- grandchild, Abigail Harris.

Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, was in charge of arrangements.

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