Mrs. Mary Anne Fairchild Hartzog, 86 of Wilkesboro, N.C., passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at her home in the Champion-Mt. Pleasant Community.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Reach Center with Pastor Kevin Brown officiating. Burial was in Gap Creek Community Cemetery. The family received friends from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Hartzog was born November 1, 1932 in Watauga County to Thomas and Edna Church Fairchild. She was a homemaker and a Substitute Teacher at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School. Mrs. Hartzog was also a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Max Hartzog; a son, Max Edward Hartzog; a sister, Elda Fairchild McNeill; and two brothers, Ralph Fairchild and Howard Fairchild.

She is survived by two sons, Kent Hartzog and wife Karla of Millers Creek and Joe Hartzog and wife Deborah of Phoenix AZ; three grandchildren, Adrianne Huffman Chillemi, Jessica Hartzog Eneriz and Vanessa Hartzog; four great grandchildren, Peter James Chillemi, Vivien Marie Chillemi, Elijah Anthony Eneriz and Zoe Lola Eneriz; and a brother, Johnny Fairchild of Buena Vista VA.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Gap Creek Community Cemetery in c/o Sherry Sloop 1630 Skyland Drive Wilkesboro, NC 28697, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Building Fund 239 Champion Mt. Pleasant Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 or Gideon’s International South Camp PO Box 323 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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