| Mr. George Reid Hope, 60, passed away on April 30, 2012 in Shelby. A native of Cleveland County,
he was the son of the late Charlie Hope & Sarah Owens Lowrance. He had worked in textiles as a
dye machine operator and most recently worked for Nelon-Cole Pest Control and was a member of
Cornerstone Baptist Church. He enjoyed camping, fishing, four wheeling and spending time with
his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepfather, A. V. Lowrance;
son, Jonathan Matthew Hope and a grandson, Jason Peace Hope.
He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Debra Hope of the home; Jason Hope & wife Brook of White Pines, TN;
daughter, Ashley Hope & fiancé, Jonathan of Shelby; sons, Thaniel Hope & Charlie Hope of Kings Mountain;
daughter, Peggy Trammell & husband, Bo of Cherryville; grandchildren, Erica Yates, Emily Yates, Gary Yates, Jr.,
Maggie Hope, Ryatt Hope and Alyssa Brown; sisters, Diane Nichols & husband, Fred of Gastonia and Sheila Wall & husband, David of Shelby; brothers, Mike Hope and wife, Kathy of Gastonia, Jimmy Hope & wife, Brenda of
Waco and Joey Hope & wife, Annette of Boiling Springs.
Visitation: Visitation will be held on Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Cornerstone Baptist Church
Memorial Service : The memorial service will be held on Thursday,1:00 pm at Cornerstone Baptist Church
with Dr. Bo Wagner officiating.
Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory are serving the family.