February 16, 1933 ~ May 9, 2020
Born in: Greenville, SC
Resided in: Arden, NC
Kathryn C. “Kitty” Crout, 87, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at CarePartners Solace Center.
Mrs. Crout was born in Greenville, SC to the late Andrew Battle Cosby and Kathryn Henderson Cosby. She attended Winthrop College and had worked as an accountant for a number of area businesses.
She enjoyed playing bridge, square dancing, water aerobics and traveling, especially to the coast.
Her family includes her husband of 67 years, Oris E. Crout; daughters, Grace Lunsford and Mary Gregg (Mike); son, Bill Crout (Lynne); grandchildren, Michael Buckner II, Benjamin Buckner, Brandon Lunsford, Rafe Conner, Russ Conner, Sloan Crout and Claire Crout; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Tom Cosby (Betty). She was preceded in death by her sister, Curtis Smith.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Chaplain Bob Stacey officiating.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions, attendance will be limited to 50 persons.
Memorials may be made to the Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Welcome Table, Meals on Wheels, or Faith Fellowship at Ardenwoods.