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Ms. Kathleen S. Love, age 94, of the Sutherland Community in Creston, NC passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at Glenbridge Care Center in Boone, NC. She was a daughter of the late R.H. Sutherland and Elizabeth Mast Sutherland. Ms. Love was a member of Sutherland United Methodist Church, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and her hobbies included farming, cows, sewing and reading. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William Steele Love in 1999; one sister Ella Mae Clark and one brother Robert Sutherland.
Survivors include: her caregivers: Len and Janet Moretz and their children, Hollie and Bobby; one brother-in-law: Jack R. Love of Chilhowie, VA; two sisters-in-law: Edna Hepinstall of Huddleston, VA and Joyce Snapp of Surgoinsville, TN; all her “youngins” her nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Kathleen S. Love were conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2011 from the East Side Memory Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Herbert McCoy, Mr. Bobby Moretz and Joyce Snapp officiating. The family received friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Friday prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment followed in Sutherland Cemetery in Creston, NC. Active pallbearers were selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers: the staff at Glenbridge Care Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sutherland Cemetery Fund, %Len Moretz, 215 Len Moretz Road, Boone, NC 28607.
At other times friends may call at Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.
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Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is serving the Love family.