Address: Highway 80 North
Date of Death: Friday, February 8th, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Dorothy “Grace” Sherrin Ingle, age 83, of State Highway 80 North, passed away on Friday, February 8th, 2013 at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Gaston County, she was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Etter Adams Sherrin. She was also preceded in death by a son, Joseph Franklin Gates; father’s of her children: Kenneth Gates and Jack Smith; grandson, Steven Boyer; an infant great-grandchild and her faithful dog, Tessie. She was a retired textile worker with American Efird and past President of Schiele Museum’s Camera Club in Gastonia, NC. Dorothy loved photography, camping, gospel and country music.
Left to cherish her memory forever is her daughter, Darlene Brown and husband, Larry, of Burnsville; 3 sons: Ronnie Gates and wife, Dianne, of Hendersonville, Ray Gates and wife, Diana, of Burnsville and Jackie Smith and wife, Lori, of Burnsville; 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced by Yancey Funeral Service. Yancey Funeral Service is serving the Ingle family.
Memorial donations may be made to the Yancey County Animal Shelter, 962 Cane River School Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.