Age: 90 Address: Cane River Date of Death: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Kittie Laws, age 90, of Cane River, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late James and Jospehine Lewis Riddle. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 70 years, S.C. Laws who passed away in 2012; a son, Ernest Laws who passed away in 2013; brothers: Paul Riddle and Frances Riddle; sisters: Janie Riddle Honeycutt, Marie Riddle Deyton, and June Riddle Beaver. She retired from Glen Raven Mills and was a member of Jacks Creek Baptist Church. Kittie was a loving mother and grandmother who loved gardening.
Surviving is her daughter, Beth Ponder and husband, Donald, of Cane River; granddaughter, Michelle Ponder Maney and husband, Roger, of Marion; two great-grandchildren: Laura Hilemon Pyle and husband, Mark, of Burnsville and Nathan Hilemon of Cherry Point; brother, James Riddle and wife, Mae, of Burnsville; sister, Opal Riddle Lee of Rocky Mount; daughter-in-law, Rhonelda Laws of Burnsville and sister-in-law, Marie Laws of Cane River. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 15th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Jerry Shelton will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Sunday in the Jacks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to Brookside and Hospice of Mitchell County for the wonderful care given to Kittie. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.