Gwen Auten

Gwen Smith Auten

Saturday, January 8th, 1938 - Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Mrs. Gwen Smith Auten, age 82 passed away peacefully on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus.

The family will receive friends from 11 am to 12 pm on Thursday, February 27 at Wilkinson Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Gwen was born January 8, 1938 in Cabarrus County, a daughter of the late Shelton R. Smith and Arleigh Lentz Smith. Gwen retired from Cabarrus County Schools, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years, Ted W. Auten; son, Timothy Wayne Auten; sisters, Ann Kennedy and husband, Calvin of Concord and Carolyn Shinn of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Wilkinson Funeral Home
    100 Branchview Dr. NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Interment

    Carolina Memorial Park
    601 Mt Olivet Rd
    KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083
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Fran Allen Down

Posted at 08:16pm
Gwen was such a beautiful woman. I really admired her beauty and sense of fashion. She was special. RIP

Greg honeycutt

Posted at 11:40am
Tim and Ted: thinking of you all. Sorry we couldn’t be there in person but we hope the flowers show some small way that we’re praying for you.
Greg and Wendy Honeycutt

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Posted at 07:17pm
Tim and Ted: Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Shelby Stough

Posted at 03:25pm
Rest in peace my dear longtime friend. You will be greatly missed by friends and family. To Ted & Tim, I will be there in spirit and heart tomorrow.

Glenda Renaud Hunsucker

Posted at 02:46pm
Ted, Carolyn, Ann and families,
I’m so very sorry to hear of your great loss. Gwen was such an amazing person. You will all be in my prayers. Asking our Heavenly Father to wrap you all in his loving arms giving you peace, comfort and strength! Much love to you all!
Glenda Renaud Hunsucker

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