OBITUARY

Charlotte Sedberry Hansen

10 October, 193018 November, 2020

MORGANTON, NC: Charlotte S. Hansen, formerly of Raleigh, slipped away to her Heavenly Home on November 18th, 2020. Born on October 10, 1930; Charlotte was the daughter of the late Mary Rebecca Sedberry (nee Lovick) and Walter Spurgeon Sedberry of Leaksville, NC. She graduated from Woman‘s College in Greensboro (UNCG) and earned her Masters in Counseling from UNCG. She was employed by Henderson, Watauga, Avery and Wake County School Systems over a period of 33 years. Charlotte was a counselor with Wake County Schools until her retirement in 1998. Professional achievements include being elected President of the NC School Counselors Association in 1973.

In 1950, Charlotte married W. R. Cole and is survived by three sons: Calvin W. Cole (Jane) of Durham, Robert F. Cole (Trina) of Morganton and William A. Cole (Cindy) of Raleigh. Seven grandchildren called her "Gran’Charlotte": Jason Cole of Raleigh, NC, Heather Cole of Raleigh, Tori Cole of Nashville, TN, Laura, Miranda, Aaron (Jenna) and Madison Cole of Morganton. She leaves behind two great grandchildren, Raleigh and Liberty Cole of Raleigh. In 1979, Charlotte married Hap Hansen and is survived by one stepdaughter, Christine Henry (Richard) of Fuquay-Varina and a stepson, Bud Hansen (Kathy) of Siler City. Stepdaughter Sandy Jockish (Virgil) predeceased her in 2014.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Raleigh Moravian Church, 1816 Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the service will be family only.

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Calvin Cole

9 December 2020

This is a random thought bit of prose...there has been many thoughts and recollections since Mom died recently. Some I have shared. And others are internalized memories...called up by a remark, a song on the radio or just seeing something she might like. The full moon the other night brought back memories of hearing Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata...she could play it either with the sheet music or from memory. She liked Debussy, Mozart and Rachmaninov. Part of my classical makeup come from her. I love you, Mom ...and thanks.