STATESVILLE It is with great sadness that the family of Abby Winthrop, 24, of Statesville, announces her passing, Monday, July 1, 2019. Abby was born Dec. 29, 1994, in Winston Salem, the daughter of Russell and Vicki Winthrop; and sister of Gracie and Walker. She graduated from North Iredell High School, and studied Human Development and Family Studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abby is lovingly remembered by her parents, Russell and Vicki Winthrop; her siblings, Gracie and Walker; and her grandparents, Warren and Barbara Winthrop. She will also be forever loved and held dear by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was predeceased by her loving grandparents, Glenn Gray and Dorothy Marie Reeves Cole. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, at Green Gables Farm, 2173 Wilkesboro Highway, Statesville, NC 28625. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to the Medical University of South Carolina. Checks can be sent to MUSC Children's Hospital Development Fund, 59 Bee Street, MSC 201, Charleston, SC 29425. Please place "for PCICU in honor of Abby Winthrop" in memo area of check. For online donations go to givenow.musckids.org and in drop down box for designation click other; in comment box please type "for PCICU in honor of Abby Winthrop."