Gladys Goodman Weddington
February 5, 1926 – March 9, 2019
Mrs. Gladys Goodman Weddington, age 93 of China Grove passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Trinity Oaks Nursing Home in Salisbury. She was born February 5, 1926 in Rowan County to the late John C. Goodman and Lottie Sloop Goodman. Her husband of 56 years, Carl Preston Weddington, brothers, Carl Goodman and Elmer Goodman and her sisters, Dorothy Weddington and Margaret Cress all preceded her in death. She was 1943 graduate of Landis High School and spent her career as a homemaker and a wonderful seamstress. Mrs. Weddington was a longtime member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Women of WELCA, she taught the nursery age Sunday School class, was a member of the Choir and was a past member of the Happy Age Seniors. She was an excellent seamstress and many women in the surrounding areas benefited from her beautiful work. She loved gardening and growing her own vegetables and flowers. She loved spending time with her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Joyce Pless (Jerry) of Rockwell and Janet Kotish (Michael) of Salisbury and son, Larry Weddington (Kathy) of China Grove. Her sisters, Ola Mae Harrison, Mildred Overcash and brother, Walter Goodman, also survive her. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Randy Weddington (April), Patty Hudson (Brian), Chris Kotish (Amy), Laurie Howerton (Glenn), David Pless (Debra) and Emily Pless and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Weddington will be on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00am at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, 750 Mt. Moriah Church Road, China Grove, officiated Rev. John Woodard. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Memorials in honor of Mrs. Weddington may to be made to Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 750 Mt. Moriah Church Road, China Grove 28023. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dignitymemorial.com. Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Weddington.
- Visitation Tuesday, March 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, March 13, 2019
- Burial Wednesday, March 13, 2019