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Dorothy Cothran Medlin

Dorothy Cothran Medlin, 85, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on August 05, 2020 at Summit Place in Kings Mountain, NC.

Dorothy was born in Spartanburg, SC, the late Claude and Elsie Petty Cothran. She was an active member of First Wesleyan Church where she participated in the Wesleyan Women and was a member of the Red Hat Society. Dorothy was dedicated to her calling in healthcare. She served as a nurse in the Pediatrics Department of Gaston Memorial Hospital for well over thirty years. Her dedication and compassion for others led the Gaston Gazette to feature Dorothy in an article highlighting her many accomplishments and service. in her spare time, Dorothy enjoyed painting, sewing and cake decorating. She loved painting and creating crafts for every holiday. She and Buddy enjoyed traveling, especially participating in Christian tours with the many friends she had made at First Wesleyan. Dorothy was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her love and friendship will be missed greatly by her family and countless friends.

SURVIVORS: Husband of 63 years: Everette S. "Buddy" Medlin, Kings Mountain, NC

Daughters: Cindy Gillespie (Mike) Gastonia, NC and Barbara Giurintano (Philip) Advance, NC

Brother: David Cothran of Boiling Springs, SC

Sisters: Rachel Moore of Baton Rouge, LA and Carolyn Little of Spartanburg, SC

Grandchildren: MaryLee Giurintano, Lauren Gillespie (Matt Hardiman), and Kelly Melton (Rusty)

Great-Grandchildren: Kyndal and Ava Hardiman and Braxton Lee

GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Mountain Rest Cemetery

INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery

MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dorothy's honor to

First Wesleyan Church at 823 North Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain, NC 28086



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