2017-08-03 / Obituaries

Barbara Jean Chafin Gassaway

Graveside services for Barbara Jean Chafin Gassaway, 77, of Augusta Highway were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the New Hope Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Tom Kalliokoski officiating. She entered into rest on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at her residence.

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. Also, she was 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 of Lincolnton, and David Jeffery “Jeff” Gassaway of Lincolnton; sisters Frances Reed and husband, John, of Washington, Georgia; Joyce Brown, of Sharon, Georgia; and Kaye Lokey and husband, George, of Thomson, Georgia; grandchild, Kayla G. Harris, and husband, Zackary; and great-grandchild, Abigail Harris.

Beggs Funeral Home of Lincolnton was in charge of arrangements.

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