Dorothy Beatrice Mayes Misfeldt

Published 7:42 pm Monday, February 20, 2017

Dorothy Beatrice Mayes “Dot” or “Dottie” Misfeldt, 93, of Harmony, died at the home she shared with her nephew, Terry Lee Poole and his wife, Sarah, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

She was a native of the Harmony community, the daughter of the late Herbert “H.R.” Mayes and Lola Benfield Mayes. She was the widow of Edwin Misfeldt. Others preceding her in death included a step-son, Edwin “Butch” Misfeldt Jr. and 3 sisters and 3 brothers.

She worked for Stimpson Hosiery Mills in Statesville. She then moved from Iredell County to Marietta, Ga., where she met and married her husband, Edwin, who was an Army veteran and had worked on the Panama Canal. During her years in Georgia, she worked for an insurance company and was active in the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and her church. She later returned to Iredell County where she rekindled old friendships and made many new ones.

Also surviving: stepdaughters, Madelyn Corder (Glen) and Margaret Misfeldt, all of Orlando, Fla.;  plus many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Oakwood Cemetery officiated by Chaplain Sharon Snow. The body will lie in state at Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville until the time of service.