Bobbie "Granny" Tessiner, age 69, of Mooresboro, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Born July 10, 1946 in Cherokee County, SC, she was a daughter to the late Carl Richards and Callie Skates Richards. She was a homemaker and a member of Goodes Creek Baptist Church. Bobbie enjoyed boat riding, drawing and especially loved spending time with her family. She loved everybody.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Tessiner; three children, Rebecca Tessiner, Donna Kay Hudson, Miller Wayne Tessiner; one grandchild, Michael Harold Tessiner, Jr; two brothers, Gene Richards and Howard Richards; three sisters, Louise Richards, Ola Pelzer and Brenda Smith.
Survivors include one daughter, Sherry Powell and husband, David of Mooresboro; two sons, Tommy Tessiner of Forest City and Michael Tessiner of Shelby; brother, Gary Richards and wife, Lynn of Blacksburg, SC; two sisters, Florence Smith and Sandra Richards both of Gaffney. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at Goodes Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Chad Hayes officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.