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LOWELL - Barbara Anne Coley Hagen, 82, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at CaroMont Regional Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was born in Gaston County and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Ada Black Coley. Mrs. Hagen retired from Belmont Abbey College where she worked for many years assisting the students of Belmont Abbey. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church, Gastonia. Mrs. Hagen is survived by one daughter, Lisanne Mathis and husband Shawn, of Lowell; three sons, Linley Hagen and wife Jeanean, of Charleston, S.C., Robert Hagen, of Gaston County, Kenneth Hagen and girlfriend Teresa Mathis, of Lowell; two sisters, Audrey Jarvis and husband Eddie, of Gastonia, Peggy Feeback of Hickory; grandchildren, Christina Santivasci and husband Joey, Christopher Hagen, Shawn Hagen, Marvin Hagen, Megan Mathis, Zacharie Mathis, Ashton Mathis; seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Unity Baptist Church, 482 N. Myrtle School Road, Gastonia, NC 28052, with the Celebration of Life Service to follow at noon Monday with the Rev. Roger Mathis officiating. Interment will follow at Hollywood Cemetery with the Releasing of the Doves. Mrs. Hagen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George William Hagen Sr.; two sons, George William Hagen Jr. and Thomas Elbert Hagen; grandson, David Hagen; sister, Helen Harrell. Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com. Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home, Gastonia, is serving the family.
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