The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 23, 2014

Rachel Love, 86, of Stanfield, who enjoyed gardening, traveling, died June 21, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014 — Rachel Juanita Heglar Love, 86 years of age, of Stanfield, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014, at her home.

Mrs. Love was born December 1, 1927, in Cabarrus County, to the late Homer Fitzgerald Heglar and the late Mamie Aileen Auten Heglar. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Brown Love in 2008; daughters, Malia Schilling and Janice Allman; six brothers; two sisters; and grandson, Jamey Staton.

Mrs. Love was employed with Cannon Mills for more than 40 years. She was an independent person who loved to garden, be outdoors and spend time with her family. Before her husband’s death, they enjoyed trips to the coast where they loved to fish.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel in Midland, officiated by the Rev. Jim White. Burial will follow in the Love’s Grove United Methodist Cemetery at 4360 Polk Ford Road, Stanfield.

Survivors include daughter, Elaine (Dan) Staton Carter of Dallas; sister, Pearl Elizabeth Bost of Concord; grandchildren, Bryan Evans, Tabatha Whitley, Crystal Beck and Jeff Lumsden; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Love family.

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