Sadie Query Hefner, 94, of Harrisburg, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 20, 2021 at her home after a recent decline in health.
Sadie was born in Cabarrus County on June 3, 1926. She was a daughter of the late Jacob Leon Query Sr. and Winnie Yerton Query.
She married J.D. Hefner in September 1946. They were married for 68 years before his death in 2014. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers Leon, Zeb, Ernest, Victor, and Calvin Query, and sisters, Alice Q. Easley, Martha Q. Ferguson, and Betty Q. Sides.
Those left to cherish her memory include daughters, Linda (John) H. Lentz and Dianne H. Fisher; grandchildren, Carrie (Eric) Edgison, Dr. Aaron Lentz, Alice (Ryan) Good, Nathan (Rachel) Shue, and six great-grandchildren.
Sadie was devoted to her family. She enjoyed quilting and embroidery work, gardening, canning, and traveling. Sadie’s family has wonderful memories of the delicious dishes she prepared for them with vegetables from her huge gardens. She was also a faithful member of Rocky River Presbyterian Church in Concord.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Carolina Memorial Park with Rev. Dr. Neal Carter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929 or the charity of choice.
The family wishes to thank Novant Hospice and Palliative Care for their compassionate care and support during the past few weeks.
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