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Created in honor of Karina Moss

Karina Evette Moss was born on June 26,1976.  She was the daughter of Grady Elvett and Shirley Cartwright moss.  Ernest Elvett Moss is her brother.

Karina was a1994, graduate of North High School and received certifications at Rowan Cabarrus College in Child Care, Sign Language, and Phonics.  This training allowed her to be a well-trained and caring employee at Home Child Care Centers, Inc.  As a faithful employee she worked well with staff, parents, and administration.  She was an excellent caregiver.

Karine was involved with several track teams, community charities, and organizations such as: North Rowan Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor Teams, Durham Strider Track Club, a charter member of the Rowan Express Track Club, North Rowan High School Marching Cavaliers, an Archonette of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (1990-1994), She reigned in 1994 as Debutante Queen.  she was a charter member of the American Red Cross Youth in Action.

Karina was talented, creative, and skilled dancer (ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance). She began her training at age five.  She was often asked to dance at special events within the community and state.

She enjoyed writing stories and poems.  Several were published.  She collected angles and she enjoyed traveling.  Our nation’s beaches were her favorite places.

A strong advocate for the young, elderly, and persons with disabilities, she worked actively with the Summit Civitan Club and N.A.M.Q, where she held local and state positions.  Karina volunteered at the Lutheran Home and Rowan Public Library, where she was a storyteller.  Karina received several awards for the hours she spent volunteering to help others.

Karina professed her faith and accepted Christ at an early age and shared her testimonies and joy of the Lord with everyone she met.  She prayed, read scripture, and invited others to worship.
She enjoyed all kinds of music.  Karina’s favorite song was “Victory is Mine”.

Karina loved her family, church, and community.  She was a beautiful young lady with an unselfish giving spirit and a radiant smile.  On January 18, 2011, Karina became a donor to improve the lives of others.  Even in death, she continued to give.

Submitted by: Shirley, Donor Mother

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