Carolyn Sue Self Huffstetler, age 78 of Mary's Grove Church Rd. passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Carolinas Healthcare System Shelby. She was born August 24, 1939 in Cleveland County to the late Pauline Self. Carolyn was a member of Mary's Grove United Methodist Church and a 1957 graduate of Cherryville High School. She enjoyed babysitting, loved dogs, and was an avid gardener.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Dean" Huffstetler.
Survivors include her special friend, Robert Sides; children, Buster Beaver and wife, Ashlye of Cherryville, Carla Martin of Bessemer City, Cindy Beaver of Cherryville, and Mandy Beaver of Lincolnton; niece and nephew, Michelle and Kellie Crotts of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Matt Martin, Patrick Beaver and wife, Payton, Marty Martin, Taylor Beaver, Zane Beaver, and Kadin Beaver; great grandchild, Madison Martin; brother, Donald Self; brothers-in-law, Charles Foster and wife, Teresa and Kenneth Foster; and her beloved dog, Bailey.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services with Rev. Leonard Bumgardner officiating. Burial will follow at Mary's Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2:00 to 2:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Mary's Grove United Methodist Church, 1223 Mary's Grove Church Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.