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Ann Black Pfeifer

December 21, 1935 — April 17, 2023


Eva “Ann” Black Pfeifer, age 87 of Cherryville, passed away Monday, April 17, 2023, at Wendover Hospice House.  She was born December 21, 1935 in Gaston County to the late William Howard and Elena Haynes Black.  Ann was an active member of First Wesleyan Church for 50 years.  She worked until the age of 75 as an LPN with Carolina Care.  Ann loved gardening and reading.  She was a world traveler with one of her most memorable trips being to the Holy Land.  Ann loved to talk, as she never met a stranger. 


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant grandson, Nathaniel Lopez; son-in-law, John Kenneth Lopez; and brothers, Howard and Allan Black.


Survivors include her children, Leslie Ann Lopez and Gilbert Howard Pfeifer; grandchildren, Nicholas and Maren Lopez, Ivy and Logan Clippard, Scarlet Pfeifer, Sophie Pfeifer, Lacey and Anthony Barfield; great grandchildren, Poppy Clippard and Josiah Barfield; and siblings, Doug and Rita Black, Marjorie Angel, Betty Sue Scism, and Debbie and Doug Rainwater.


The family will receive friends Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 3:00 to 3:45 PM at First Wesleyan Church with funeral services to follow at 4:00 PM with Rev. Mark Poe officiating.  Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Wesleyan Church, 800 N. Pink St. Cherryville NC 28021 or Wendover Hospice House, 951 Wendover Heights Dr. Shelby, NC 28150.


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