Betty (Mitchell) Dagenhart

July 23, 1933 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 86)


            Mrs. Betty Mitchell Dagenhart, age 86, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Valley Nursing Center in Taylorsville.

            Betty was born July 23, 1933 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Raleigh Elbert Mitchell and Ida Mae White Mitchell.

            She retired from Schneider Mills after 40 plus years and was a member of Mt. Wesley Wesleyan Church where she was a faithful member, Sunday school teacher, treasurer and also sang in the choir. She enjoyed gardening, and going to Pigeon Forge.  She loved to shop especially at Hammrick’s. She loved and enjoyed her family especially her grandchildren.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband of 59 years, Earl Franklin Dagenhart; her brother, Elbert Junior Mitchell.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her daughters, Karen Dagenhart Matheson and husband, Michael, Judy Dagenhart Hammer and husband, Rickey, her son, Donald Mitchell and wife, Janet; sister-in-law, Shirley Mitchell; grandchildren, Phil Mundy, Brad Mundy and wife, Liz, Josh Mitchell and wife, Melinda, Noah Mitchell, Haley Hammer; great-grandchildren, Sarah Mundy, Zachary Mundy, Ella Mundy, Axel Mundy, River Mitchell, Xander Queen; step-granddaughter, Nicole Simerly and husband, Jamie; step-great-grandchildren, Caleb and Hannah Simerly.

            A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Mt. Wesley Wesleyan Church Cemetery. Revs. Scott Adkins and Craig Sigmon will officiate.

            The body will lie-in-state from Noon until 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home.

            Pallbearers include: Phil Mundy, Brad Mundy, Josh Mitchell, Noah Mitchell, Zachary Mundy and Shane Jones.

            Memorials may be made to: Mt. Wesley Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 403 Mt. Wesley Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services is honored to be serving the Dagenhart Family.

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June 16, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Graveside Service
June 16, 2020

4:00 PM
Mt. Wesley Wesleyan Church
403 Mt. Wesley Ch. Rd.
Hiddenite, NC 28636

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