Karen Northrup

Karen Marie Northrup, 46, of Smith Dairy Rd., Columbus, NC passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC.

She was born in Margaretville, the daughter of Doris Mattice Hosier of New Kingston and the late Cornelius Hosier.

Mrs. Northrup moved to Polk County, NC in 1999 having come from upstate New York.
Surviving beside her mother is her husband, Marvin L. Northrup of the home; two daughters, Megan Brooks (Josh) of Asheville, NC and Katelyn Northup of the home; two sons, Ryan and Kevin Northrup, both of Columbus, NC; two brothers, David Hosier (Denise) of Deptford, NJ and James Hosier (Michelle) of Jarrettsville, MD and one granddaughter, Sarah Brooks. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at the New Kingston Presbyterian Church, New Kingston with Shirley Davis officiating. Committal service will be at the New Kingston Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m. Arrangements are by the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.