Gertrude Church, 95, of Morganton went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. She was born on May 11, 1925, in Iredell County to the late Clarence Vanderbilt Rash and Eva Jolly Rash. She retired from Singer Furniture. Gertrude spent her retirement years taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert (Pete) Church; brothers, Roy Rash and Dewey Rash; and sisters, Eula Parson, Viola Martin, Beulah Church and Esther Bowers.

Gertrude is survived by her son, Raymond Church (Lisa); grandchildren, Andrea Nash (Logan) and Caroline Holbert (Hunter); great-grandchildren, Taylin Johnson and Amren Nash; and sister, Helen Galliher.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir with Chaplain Carol Smith officiating.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.