The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


May 15, 2013

Rita Hathcock

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 — Rita Schreppel Hathcock, 59, of Albemarle, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, May 10, 2013, in her home.  

Her funeral service was at 4 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at Mt. View Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Jackson and Rev. Joe Smith officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.  

The family received friends in the sanctuary of Mt. View Baptist Church from 2-3:30 p.m. prior to the service.  

Born October 12, 1953, in Rowan County, N.C., she was the daughter of Roy Schreppel and Mary Burris Schreppel and was the clinical manager of Fresenius Medical Care in Albemarle.  

She attended the Cabarrus School of Nursing and Wingate College where she received her BSN. She was a registered nurse for over 30 years.

An active member of Mt. View Baptist Church, Mrs. Hathcock taught the Nursery and was a Sunday School teacher. She loved children.  

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Ronnie Frank Hathcock. Other survivors include sons, Ronnie F. Hathcock Jr. (Buck) and wife Sherie of Ansonville and Buster Hathcock and wife Angie of Albemarle; brother, John Barbee Jr. of Sumter, S.C.; sisters, Vickie Huneycutt and Linda Springer, both of Albemarle and Mary Lou Blalock of Badin; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  

The family would like to express their thanks to friends, neighbors and family for their love and support throughout Mrs. Hathcock’s illness.  

The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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