OBITUARY

Rachel Garver Efird

March 5, 1925February 11, 2013

Mrs. Rachel Garver Efird, 87 of China Grove, passed away on February 11, 2013 at Presbyterian Hospital. Born on March 5, 1925 in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Myrtle Goodman Garver. Mrs. Efird was a graduate of Landis High School and was a longtime active member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church. She and her husband were co-owners of Efird's Upholstery. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joe C. Efird on December 6,1999 and a grandchild, Wayne Page on December 14, 1971 Those left to cherish her memory are her sons; Elbert Efird (Linda Anne) and Roy Efird (Dolores) both of China Grove and Henry Efird (Cheryl Ryan) of Mooresville, daughters; Mary Ann Lambert (John), Lois Page (Larry), Janet Parsons (Steve), Connie Corriher (Tony C.) and Linda Rose Childress (Jimmy) all of China Grove. She is also survived by a brother Hoyle Garver (Virginia) of China Grove, sisters Pauline Brady and Ollie Morrow (Floyd) both of China Grove, Wilma Adcock (C.L.) of Kannapolis and Sarah Rebanell Meisimer of Cooleemee, 22 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 12 step great grandchildren and 4 step great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 6:00 til 8:00 at Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove with funeral on Thursday at 3:00 at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church with Rev. Joseph Tallent, minister. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, 750 Mt. Moriah Church Rd. China Grove, NC 28023. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.linnhoneycuttfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Cindy Overcash Coble

February 14, 2013

The Efird family is in my thoughts and prayers. May GOD comfort you in this time of sorrow.

February 14, 2013

Im so sorry to hear about the lost of your mother and grandmother she was a very nice person she touched my life when I was a young person and I have never forgot her kindness through the years she was very special and I know she will be greatly missed. God bless you all, My family and I will be thinking of you all and have you in our prayers. Becky Meismer and family.

Cindy Boyer

February 14, 2013

Cindy Boyer

February 14, 2013

The Efird Family is one of my cherished childhood as well as adulthood memories. And Rachel made it so! I will miss her wonderful soothing southern voice and her kind ways. My heartfelt prayers are with you also. My Love to the family.

Pastor and Susan Baker

February 14, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

Margo Brown

February 14, 2013

I often think of the Efird family. The thing I remember most was the fun and closeness you shared.My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you.God bless you.

Linda Miller

February 14, 2013

I am very sorry for the loss of your dear mother. May the precious memories you have be a comfort to you. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Lois Elliott

February 14, 2013

To the Family of Rachel Efrid,
Our family is praying for your loss. Know that we are with you during this time of sorrow. She was a very sweet lady,
The Elliotts
Troy Lois and George

Bob and Dollie Lankford

February 14, 2013

Janet,
You and your family are in our prayers.
Love

Frank and Sudie Foil

February 13, 2013

A time like this is difficult for so many people. May it comfort you to know that there is support with you at all times from friends and loved ones.