CAROLYN ROSS KINGS MOUNTAIN-Carolyn Bridges Ross, age 75, resident of Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2017, at Testa Hospice House, Kings Mountain. She was born in Cleveland County, N.C., to the late Clyde McClain Bridges and Averice Eaker Bridges. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Edgar Charles Wiggins and her second husband, Manuel O. Ross; brother, Ned Eugene Bridges. Carolyn was a devoted member of El Bethel United Methodist Church, Kings Mountain, and was retired from Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Pathology Department after 45 years of service. She was a wonderful, thoughtful and gracious lady who loved her family and her church family. She enjoyed reading. She is survived by her sister, Janice Raines and husband Bobby Raines, Fallston; nieces, Sherri Beatty Weeks and husband Paul Weeks, Jr., Shelby, and Christy Bridges, Belmont; nephew, Brian Beatty and wife Jennifer Beatty, Fallston; great nieces, Morgan Elizabeth Morgan and husband Brad, Dover, Tennessee, and Madison Weeks, Shelby; great nephews, Brayden Beatty, Fallston, and Bryson Beatty, Fallston; sister-in-law, Judy Bridges, Gastonia; step-daughters, Angela Morton and husband Dr. Richard Morton, Parma Heights, Ohio, and Suzanne Wall and husband Allen Wall, Shelby; step-grandchildren, Michael Wall, Emily Boller and husband Nick, Matthew Morton and wife Lindsay, and Adam Wall and wife Jennifer; step-great-grandchildren, Audrey Boller, Hayley Boller, Caleb Boller, and Mason Morton; special friend, Pat Bess, Kings Mountain; and Tucker, her special cat. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, prior to the service in the fellowship hall of El Bethel United Methodist Church. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at El Bethel United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Julie Roberts and Rev. Bruce Hobson. Interment will be at El Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain. Memorials may be made to El Bethel United Methodist Church, 122 El Bethel Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive Shelby, NC 28150. Online condolences may be made at www.harrisfunerals.com. Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kings Mountain.
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