Obituaries

Helen Steagall Winters -

Helen Steagall Winters, 75, of 1654 C Avenue, SE Hickory, went to be with her Lord on March 7, 2013 at her residence.

A member of Church of Christ of Fairgrove, she was retired from Hickory Manufacturing.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, William Edward Winters.

She was born January 14,1938 in Shady Valley, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Pauline Steagall.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Steagall.

From the girls, “We would like to tribute the deepest love from our hearts. We will miss and love you very much. You were not only our mother, but our best friend. Our hearts go with you and your memory will go on as long as we live”.

Survivors include three daughters and their spouses, Jean and Rocky Spencer, Carol and Danny Blevins, Phyllis Winters and Tim Holsclaw; two granddaughters and their spouses, Angie and Mickey Annas of Sawmills, Kristy and Cody Barnes of Hickory; a grandson, Jeff Spencer of Charlotte and girl friend Autumn Sherrill; three great grandsons, Jesse and Justin Annas of Sawmills, Dylan Barnes of Hickory; and two great granddaughters, Allison and Mckinley Barnes of Hickory; four brothers and spouses, Durward and Phyllis Steagall of Mt. City, Tenn., Paul and Sue Steagall of Elizabethton, Monta and Hazel Steagall of Shady Valley, Tenn., Leon and Barbara Steagall of Shady Valley, Tenn.; two sisters and spouses, Eileen and Keith Blevins of Shady Valley, Tenn., and Elsie and Jerry Hutchinson of Lenoir; special friend and neighbor, Dusty Rice and long time friend, Lillian (Sis) Anderson.

The funeral was conducted by Kevin Bibbee at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Hickory Church of Christ. Burial followed in Catawba Memorial Park.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorials can be made to Hickory Church of Christ, 1218 Fairgrove Church Road, Hickory, NC 28602 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Helen Steagall Winters and condolences may be left at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.