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Joan Auton

July 5, 1933 — August 13, 2021


Mrs. Joan Anthony Auton, age 88 of Gaston Webbs Chapel Rd. passed away Friday, August 13, 2021 at her residence in Crouse, NC.  Joan Auton was born on July 5, 1933 in Lincoln County, NC a daughter of the late Elizabeth Clark Anthony and Doris Craft Anthony.  Joan retired from Vermont America in Lincolnton, NC.  She was a member of Crouse United Methodist Church and the Methodist Women’s Circle.  She was also a member of Cherryville American Legion Unit 100 Ladies Auxiliary.  Joan was an excellent cook and baker.  She was always trying new recipes.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E.  Auton Sr. “Charlie”; an infant brother; and sisters, Reba Ford formerly of Crouse and Cornelia Moss formerly of Cherryville.

Survivors include her son, Charles E. Auton Jr. “Chucky”; grandson, Charles E. Auton, III “Chip” and wife, Casey; great grandchildren, Cayleigh and Cambrey Auton which were very dear to her heart; special friend and caregiver, Faye Heavner.

Mrs. Auton will lie-in-state Monday, August 16, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.

Private funeral services will be held at Crouse United Methodist Church with burial following at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse School Rd., Crouse, NC 28033 or Lincolnton Hospice, 900 Dontia Dr. Lincolnton, NC 28092.

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Lie in State

Monday, August 16, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carpenter Porter Funeral & Cremation Services

, Cherryville, NC 28021

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