Charlotte Mae Landis Gessler, age 88, of Statesville, N.C.,  passed away December 9, 2020, at Gordon Hospice House. She was born November 14, 1932, in Dark County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Roy Landis and Ruth Byers Landis. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Clyde Landis, Wayne Landis and Leroy Landis; and a sister, Irene Light.

Charlotte was a lady of faith and a long-time member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Troutman. She was a teacher’s assistant for Leestown Middle School for children with special needs and was awarded for her dedication. Charlotte enjoyed painting, loved her family and was known for her compassionate nature.

Left to cherish memory are her devoted husband of 58 years, Glenn Gessler; son, Dr. Walter Gessler (Heather); daughter, Julie Gessler (Gregg); grandchildren, Luke Gessler, Brandon Gessler, Tia Marcum (James) and Jasmine Lawson; great grandchildren, Lydia Ballert and Parker Marcum; and numerous other loving family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2020, at Nicholson Funeral Home, 135 E. Front Street, Statesville, NC with Pastor Dieter Hunt officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

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