Mary “Beth” Spake, age 50, of Casar, NC, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Atrium Health-Shelby. Beth was born Sunday, December 27, 1970 in Gaston County to Jullie Ann Norwood who resides in York, SC and the late Vernon Glenn Cape. She was the “Matriarch” of the family and was a dedicated wife, mother, sister and grandmother. Beth loved children of all ages and was affectionately called, “Aunt Bethie” by all who knew her. She was a member of Cole Creek Baptist Church in Casar.
In addition to her mother, those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of twenty-five years, Charlie Spake; son, Chris Carroll (Katelynn) and daughter, Pamela Carroll (Bobby) all of Forest City; three sisters, Tina Carroll of Lawndale, Leigh Ann Johnson of Casar and Maria Tovar (Ruban) of York, SC. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Nevaeh Holland, Carsen Holland, Chris Causby, Jason Causby, Natalie Causby, Emma Causby and a great-grandson, Malachi Causby and a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate Beth’s life will be conducted 1:00 pm on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Cole Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Jimmy Mellon officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church.