Carol Shew Cothern

July 18, 2019 ~ March 22, 2020


Mrs. Carol Shew Cothern, age 74 of North Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Wilkes Health and Rehabilitation.


Graveside services will be held 2:30 PM Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Tommy Brown officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.


Mrs. Cothern was born July 18, 1945 in Wilkes County to Dewitt and Margret Shew Crabb.  She was a member of East Side Baptist Church. 


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; William Thomas Cothern, one son; James Lloyd Cothern, a sister; Linda Ann Shew Brown and two brothers; Donald Eugene Crabb and Keith Wayne Crabb.


She is survived by a daughter; Melissa Ann Cothern, a son; Johnny Thomas Cothern and one brother; Robert Dewitt Crabb of Wilkesboro.


Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 2425 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28203. 

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March 25, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Graveside Service
March 25, 2020

2:30 PM
Mountlawn Memorial Park
Hwy 18 North
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


American Red Cross
P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines IA 50340
Tel: 1-800-733-2767

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