"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7
Elizabeth "Ann" Kiser Killian, age 77, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was an amazing mother, wife, sister, and friend to all who knew her. She was born April 22, 1941 to the late Clarence and Rachel Hager Kiser. She was a lifelong member of Bethel Lutheran Church and had her favorite seat each Sunday morning. Ann worked extremely hard her entire life to make sure she took great care of her family and took great pride in sharing her talent of sewing with many patrons through the years. She made beautiful custom curtains that are in many homes across North Carolina today.
Those left to cherish her beautiful memories are her beloved husband of 44 years, Odess Killian; her children, Tina Cammack (Dan), Mark Bridges (Becky), Scott Bridges (Paula), and Amanda Cartwright (Tom); stepchildren, Sue Halk (David) and Diane Jones (Terry); two amazing sisters, Elaine Kiser (Don) and Barbara Farnsworth (David). In addition to her children and sisters, she also leaves behind her greatest treasures, grandchildren, Danielle, Alex, Tucker, Raegan, Shanna, Aleta, Ben, Breann, Stephanie, and Trey; step-grandchildren, Stephanie, Dawn, and Boomer; great grandchildren, Leland and Zachary; step great grandchildren, Lauren, Lindsey, Baylee, Nolan, and Hudson; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and special cousins.
A memorial service to celebrate Ann's life, will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, Lincolnton with Pastor Steven P. King officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 to 2:45 PM prior to the service in the Historic Bethel Lutheran Church.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Carolinas Healthcare of Lincolnton, especially Dr. Charleen Knight and Hospice of Lincoln County, especially Allison Thompson for their loving and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to Bethel Lutheran Church, Memorial Fund, 509 Long Shoals Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services