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Visitation: 2:00 to 4:00 PM Monday September 24, 2018 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 4:00 PM Monday September 24, 2018 Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
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Carolyn Ramona West Hoffner, 79, of China Grove passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Tucker Hospice House of Kannapolis, surrounded by her family after a period of declining health.

Carolyn was born September 6, 1939 in Kershaw County, SC. She was the late daughter of Dalton T. West and Mary Dorothy West.

Carolyn graduated from Spencer High School and Salisbury Business College. She was a member of First Baptist Church in China Grove. Carolyn loved her family and was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She adored being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, which were her pride and joy. She also, worked at South Rowan Academy for a number of years where she loved working with children.

Carolyn’s husband of 57 years, Edward Eugene (Gene) Hoffner, passed away four days after her death. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gary West and a sister, Sara West; also, a great-grand daughter, Kinsley Cook.

The family extends a special thank you to Carolyn’s caregivers Karen Ritchie, Ryan O’Neil and Christeena Jackson-Nolin for all their love and wonderful special care.

Those left to cherish their memory are their children Genia Goldston (Mark), Tina Hunter (Dale), and Keith Hoffner (Amy); and his beloved six grandchildren, Jessica Cook (Braden), Ashley Elkins (Kevin), Jarod and Jacob Raper, Eric Goldston and Sophie Hoffner and two great-grandchildren, Macy and Marlee Cook.

The family would also like to thank the caring staff at Tucker Hospice House for all their compassion and care and also the staff and nurses from Hospice of Cabarrus County.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

The family will receive friends Monday, September 24th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Whitley’s Funeral Home. Funeral services to remember and celebrate the life of Carolyn Hoffner will begin at 4:00 pm Monday in the funeral home chapel, conducted by Pastor David Franks.
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From: Joyce Poole
"Carolyn and Gene were both dear friends - growing up together in the Dukeville/Trading Ford community. I will be out of town on Monday 24th but memorial for Carolyn will be sent to Catawba College from the Spencer High School class of '57."
From: Amber Wordlaw
"My Deepest Sympathies for and your family.. . You can find comfort in John 5:28,29... The Bible gives you a real hope for the future. It also brings you comfort knowing that you will be able to see your loved one again.. Death itself leaves you with so many unanswered questions. However, many have found comfort in the bible at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 ... May you continue to find comfort"
From: Gec
"My sincere condolences to the Hoffner family. May your many fine memories of Carolyn and loving words comfort family and friends during this difficult time. (Isaiah 57:15)"