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Mozelle Burroughs

October 16, 1924 ~ March 24, 2022 (age 97)


Mozelle Smith Burroughs, 97, of Mt Gilead, passed away Thursday morning, March 24, 2022 at her home.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Sharon Cemetery in Mt Gilead. Rev. Charlie Curtis will officiate and the family will receive friends from 1:00 to 1:45 at Edwards Funeral Home in Mt Gilead prior to the service.

Mrs. Burroughs was born on October 16, 1924 in Montgomery County to the late Robert and Dizia DeBerry Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Stoney Fork Baptist Church and also attended Zion Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Burroughs Jr.; brother and sisters: OD Smith, Ruby Thompson, and Addie B. Morrow.

She is survived by her daughter,  Karen Lowder (George) of Richfield; son,  Kevin Burroughs (Karen) of Mt. Gilead; and four grandchildren,  Jennifer Deese, Eric Lowder, Cole Burroughs, and Trent Burroughs.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be made to: Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharries,  960 N First Street,  Albemarle NC 28001.


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March 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Edwards Funeral Home
200 W Allenton Street
Mount Gilead, NC 27306

Graveside Service
March 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Sharon Cemetery
Hwy 731
Mount Gilead, NC 27306

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