Betty Jean Ross Harwood, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away, April 7, 2022 surrounded by her family.
Funeral service will be 11am Monday, at Gordon Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Eddie Barbee and Rev. Chris Wallace. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park, Kannapolis.
The Harwood family will receive friends from 3-5pm Sunday afternoon at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.
Mrs. Harwood was born January 23, 1933 in Cabarrus County, daughter of the late Paul H. Ross and Autie Crayton Ross. She was a member of First Baptist Church where for many years she kept the nursery. She was a retired insurance agent for Peoples Security/Monumental Life Insurance and served many families in the Mt. Pleasant and Concord areas with insurance needs. She enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, cross stich, cooking, traveling and especially her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel A. Harwood, Jr., sister, Phyllis McLester and brother Ray Ross.
She is survived by sons Ronald Harwood (Pat) and Danny Harwood (Sharon); brother Luther Ross; sister Geraldine Shoaf (Howard); grandchildren Brian, Martin (Nicole), Alex; great grandchildren who were her pride and joy, Kaitlin, Devin, Brianna and Maci.
Special thanks to Betty’s caregivers, Katherine Baggs, Bonnie Drye, Pauline Camp, Shanda Apple, and Anita Greene for their special care during Betty’s declining health.
Memorials in Betty’s memory may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Food Ministry Special Fund, P.O. Box 134 Mt. Pleasant NC 28124 or Community Hospice, 1024 Albemarle Rd. Suite 904, Troy NC 27371.