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Carolyn Jean (Hardin) Towery

March 4, 1953 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 68)


Carolyn Hardin Towery, age 68 of Spindale, North Carolina died Friday, October 8, 2021. Carolyn was born on March 4, 1953, in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late Samuel Ezra Hardin and Lola Ferguson Hardin. She worked for many years at Spindale Mills and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Ellenboro.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Leo Hardin, Marie McDaniel, Doris Williams, and Charles Hardin.

Survivors include her son, Jeff Towery and wife Kristina of Rutherfordton, her daughter, Jeannie Starnes and husband David of Forest City, her sisters, Jo Keeler of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Brenda Stott of Bostic. There are also five grandchildren, Cody McIntyre, Haley Jarrell, Clint McIntyre, Brett Towery and Ben Towery and two great-grandchildren, Harper Jarrell, and Luka McIntyre.

A memorial service will be held at 4 o’clock Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in The Padgett and King Chapel with Reverend Johnny McCarty officiating. Interment of her ashes will follow in the Cool Springs Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service in the chapel.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of The Carolina Foothills, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.


The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com

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