GASTONIA, N.C. -- Mrs. Dover, 91, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Alexandria Place in Gastonia, N.C.
She was born June 10, 1917, in Cherokee County and resided in Blacksburg before moving to York. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Katherine Leagon Kiser. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Dover, four sisters and two brothers.
Mrs. Dover is survived by two sons, Charles, U.S. Army retired and his wife, Anna, and Jerry, RPh and his wife, Brenda, all of York. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Tom and his wife, Debbie, Chuck, Matt, MBA and his wife, Christina and Clint, EIT; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Dover resided at the home of Jerry and Brenda in York for a number of years. She was a devoted grandmother to Matt and Clint before going to the nursing home. She will be remembered for her love of gardening, sewing and home cooking for the family and the joy she showed in being a grandparent. We will miss her dearly.
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Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Dec. 24, 2008, at Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends after the service at the home of Jerry and Brenda, 200 Cottage Place, York.
Memorials may be made to Alexandria Place - Patient Activities, 1770 Oak Hollow Road, Gastonia, NC 28054 or to Canaan United Methodist Church, 4810 Canaan Church Road, Smyrna, SC 29743.
Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Dover family.