Louise Bumgardner Michaels
Aug. 19, 1941 to Oct. 12, 2020
Louise Bumgardner Michaels, 79 of Morganton, NC went home to be with the Lord, Monday, October 12, 2020. Born on August 19, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Esper and Nancy Bumgardner. Louise was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who adored her family greatly and enjoyed taking care of everyone. She was a true Christian lady who loved the Lord.
Louise is survived by her husband of 61 years, Rev. Howard, J. Michaels; children, Wanda Holcombe (Rickey), Timothy Michael (Robin), Donna Bristol (Tim); grandchildren, Leslie Moore, Melissa berry, Henry Michaels, Mary Jessamine Foster, Melanie Miller, Leland Michaels, Malinda Norman; great-grandchildren, Tyler Moore, Jasmine Moore, Riley Barnes, Carolina Miller; brother, Rev. Eugene Bumgardner; sister, Addie Belle Wray.
In addition to her parents, Louise is preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
The family will receive friends from 5pm until 7pm, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11am, Friday, October 16, 2020 at Northside Baptist Church with the Revs. Lance Main, Eugene Bumgardner, and Billy Forbes officiating. Burial will follow at Golden Valley Cemetery in Bostic, NC.
You are invited to send personal condolences to the families using the form below.
If you'd like to subscribe to receive notifications of new obituaries you can do so on our obituary notification signup page.
- James Furman Hallyburton
- Terry "Buck" Smith
- Chuck Eric Riddle
- Stephen Lee Perry
- Earl Thomas “Tom” Digh, Jr.