KANNAPOLIS Lotha Bowers Hartsell, 76, of Kannapolis, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019. Mrs. Hartsell was born Nov. 8, 1942, to the late Hobert Daniel Bowers and Corrine Bowers Kirk. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Benny Mack Overcash; brother, Hobert Cecil Bowers, Ted Newell; sister, Betty Bernard. Lotha enjoyed spending time at the beach and will be remembered as a loving sister, mother and grandmother. The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:45 p.m., Monday, June 10, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., officiated by Pastor Gene Beaver. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis. Lotha is survived by daughter, Sherry VonHall; granddaughter, Britany Grace VonHall; grandson, Cory Keith VonHall; great-grandchildren, Karlee Grace Hames, Benjamin Chase VonHall; sisters, Linda Kesler and husband, Pete, and Douglas Newell Duty and husband, Frank. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC, 28081. Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Hartsell family. Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
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