Hettie Virginia Avery Mott
Mrs. Hettie Virginia Avery Mott was born August 9, 1934, to the late Russell Avery and Laura Clement Avert. She was married to John William, who preceded her in death. Pamela Mott Crosby; grandson, Brian Gaither; three brothers, Russell Mack, John Avery and James Edward Maxwell; two sisters, Barbara Jean Avery and Montressa Avery Kirk; and a daughter-in-law, Elene Mott, also preceded her in death.
She peacefully transitioned this earthly life to take her new residence on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 9:15 a.m. at her home surrounded by family.
She attended Rowan County Schools at an early age. She joined Allen Temple Presbyterian Church, where she was an Elder and choir member. She loved singing, especially hymns. She was also a member of the Salem Presbyterian Women’s Organization.
Mrs. Mott was employed with Chemspun Yarn in Mooresville and Man Truck and Bus Company in Cleveland. After retirement she rendered her service as a CNA for Home Health Care.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories as a mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, two sons, William Dennis Mott and Lawrence Craig “Charlie” Mott, both of Statesville, N.C.; five daughters, Wanda Avery Cutherberton of Charlotte, N.C., Rosalind Mott Eckles of Statesville, N.C., Laurie “Lil Bit” Mott of Cleveland, N.C., Kathy Lynn Mott of Salisbury, N.C., and Alicia Mott of the home; two sisters, Mary A. Rice of Salisbury, N.C., and Kay Frances Miles of Jamaica, N.Y.; one brother, Alvin (Judy) Gilliespie; grandchildren lived/raised in the home; Felicia Mott, Tyrone Mott, Jerome Mott, Robert Eugene (Tracey) Mott, Taira D. (Clarence) Jones, Virginia Howell and Michael (Chemetri) Mott. Other survivors include grandchildren Antina Avery of Gastonia, N.C., Robert Gaither and Bridgett Mott, both of Statesville, N.C.; two special cousins, whom she endeared, as a sister and brother, Gwendolyn Rankin and Leonard (Mildred) Hill; a special nephew, James (Patricia) Miles; and a host of great- grands, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, November, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Allen Temple Presbyterian Church, 313 East Main Street, Cleveland, N.C. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.
Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary is entrusted with arrangements.