EDEN Anne DeHart, 93, of 247 Meadowood Road in Eden, passed away Monday evening, November 19, 2012, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County in Wentworth.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, at North Spray Christian Church. Burial will follow in Overlook Cemetery.
Mrs. DeHart was born February 22, 1919 in Hyde County, NC, daughter of the late David Guy and Lessie Estelle Silverthorne Saunders. She was a lifetime member of North Spray Christian Church where she was very active, serving in many capacities. She was also the first female Elder of that church. Mrs. DeHart graduated from Atlantic Christian College. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, a sorority for women educators. She retired from the Eden City School system after teaching for 33 years. Mrs. DeHart was a charter member of the Rose Garden Club.
She is survived by her three daughters, Jean Karen DeHart Nolan of Raleigh, Elizabeth Anne DeHart Bailey and husband, Bill, of Eden and Mona Lynne DeHart Young and husband, Bernie of Eden; six grandchildren, David Nolan (Jana), Stephen Bailey (Carrie), Ashley Long (Zack), Bryan Bailey (Brandie), Kari Young and Lucas Young; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Hazel Disher (Lloyd) of Winston-Salem.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Green DeHart, Jr. and son-in-law, Robert Nolan.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday, 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at North Spray Christian Church.
Memorial gifts may be made to North Spray Christian Church Memorial Fund, 521 Washburn Ave., Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com/