Eula Frances Kennedy Hauser (2018-11-08 14:40:56)

Eula Frances Kennedy Hauser, age 97 of Sparta, NC passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at her residence.

She was born December 15, 1920 in Alleghany County to the late Carl M. and Drucy Hash Kennedy. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Holt Hauser; four brothers, Harve Kennedy, John Kennedy, Donald Kennedy and McDale Kennedy; two sisters, Blanche Hoppers and Lola Kennedy. Eula graduated from Radford University in 1941. She taught Science and Home Economics for twenty-three years, one year in Surry County and twenty-two years in Alleghany County. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Union Baptist Church most of her life. She was also a member of the Turkey Knob Community Club and the Order of the Eastern Star. Eula served on several boards in Alleghany County such as the Social Services Board, Board of Elections for twenty-five years and many others. She married Holt Hauser of Surry County and lived in the Turkey Knob Community of Sparta for all her life. She was co-owner of Kennedy Store, which was operated for over eighty years by her family. She is survived by two nephews, John Kennedy, Jr. of Sparta, Terry Kennedy and wife Mary of Sparta; four nieces, Reba Osborne of Piney Creek, Elaine Rector and husband Raymond of Sparta, Betty Jones and husband C.W. of Fayetteville, Joan Kennedy of Sparta; great nephews and nieces, Barry Kennedy, Aaron Halsey, Brandon Halsey, Taylor Halsey, Andy Jones, Kristy Overton, Melinda Spell, Jeanne Jones, Dennis Gambill, Robin Gambill, Cheryl Mitchell, Larry Kennedy, Phillip Osborne, Randy Osborne, Mark Caudill, Julie McKee, Karen Grove, Michael Hoppers, Pattie Hoppers, Rhonda Kennedy, Jeffrey Rector, Craig Rector and Mitzi Curry.

The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to celebrate the life of Eula at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Elder Alvin Dixon and Brother Hugh Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Kennedy Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Kennedy Cemetery Fund, c/o Debbie Johnson, P.O. Box 571, Jonesville, NC 28642, Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, P.O. Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675 or Mt. Carmel Union Baptist Church, c/o Carol Kennedy, 647 Turkey Knob Road, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to all Eula’s caregivers, Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, Dr. Denise Bryant, and Dr. John Kovacich, his nurses and staff. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Hauser family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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