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Monday 05/30/2016
Coggins, Lela

GRANITE FALLS Lela Esta Church Coggins, 93, was born June 10, 1922, in Caldwell County, North Carolina, to the late Grover Cleveland Church and Maude Lee (Avery) Church. She passed away peacefully ...

Sunday 05/29/2016
Austin, Betty Jo

ALBEMARLE Betty Jo Burleson Austin, 86, of Albemarle, died Friday, May 27, 2016. There will be a gathering of friends and family at 11 a.m., Monday, May 30, at Pine Grove United Methodist Church Fe...

Calloway, Jerry Wayne

CONCORD Jerry Wayne Calloway, 78, of Concord, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at his home. Jerry was born, April 3, 1938, in North Concord to the late Charles William Calloway and the late Annie ...

Caughell, Bruce

CONCORD Mr. Bruce Vanstone Caughell of Gettysburg Drive, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016, at his home. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, at Kerr Street United Methodist Chur...

Dinkins, Edna E.

KANNAPOLIS Mrs. Edna E. Dinkins, 92, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 1, at 12:30 p.m., at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Kannapolis. Visitation with ...

Mullis, Carolyn

CONCORD Carolyn Marie Mullis, 74, of Concord, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast in Concord. Carolyn was born Jan. 8, 1942 in Concord to the late Napoleon Lee...

Schweppe, Martha

CHARLOTTE Martha Rankin Schweppe died unexpectedly from a brain tumor at Carolinas Healthcare System Main, May 25, 2016. She was 59. She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughter, Sarah; and son, ...

Taylor Griffin, William

KANNAPOLIS Mr. William Taylor "Bill" Griffin, 80, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Ju...

Tucker, Elvia Deanna

CONCORD Elvia Deanna Tucker, 71, died Friday, May 27, 2016. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, with service at 2 p.m., at Whitley's Funeral Home, which is serving the family.

Williamson, Valencia Ann

CHARLOTTE Valencia Ann Williamson, 55, of Charlotte, died Friday, May 27, 2016. Services are incomplete at this time. Clark Funeral Home is serving the Williamson Family.

Friday 05/27/2016
Aquino, Wendy Lee

CONCORD Wendy Lee Aquino, 57, of Concord died Monday, May 16, 2016. Memorial services will be held Friday, June 3, at 5 p.m., at Oakdale Baptist Church, 1249 Oakdale Road in Rock Hill, S.C.

Bremser, John

CONCORD John Philip Bremser, 60, of Concord, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Epworth United Methodist Church. The family will receiv...

James, Ferrell

KANNAPOLIS Ferrell Allen James, 82, of Kannapolis, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at CHC-NorthEast. He was born Dec. 15, 1933 in Rowan County, the son of the late Reppard Allen James and Carrie L...

Mackey, Diane

KANNAPOLIS Diane Daniels Mackey, 64, of Kannapolis died at her home Thursday, May 26, 2016. Her funeral will be held Sunday, May 29, at 5 p.m., at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joey S...

McDowell, Henry Neil

HICKORY Henry Neil McDowell, 80, of Hickory, passed away, after a period of declining health, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. Born Aug. 3, 1935, in Rowan County,...

Price Sr., Vann

CONCORD Vann Warren Price, Sr., 85, of Concord, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The service for Mr. Price will take place at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 28, at Whitley's Funeral Home Annex Chapel in Ka...

Schweppe, Martha

CHARLOTTE Martha Rankin Schweppe died unexpectedly from a brain tumor at Carolinas Healthcare System Main, May 25, 2016. She was 59. She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughter, Sarah; and son, ...

Smith, Patsy A. Watson

MARION Patsy A. Watson Smith, 71, of Marion, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, May 29, at 3 p.m., at Harwood Home for Funerals in Black Mountain. The f...

Spainhour, Joe

HARRISBURG Joseph Franklin Spainhour, 78, of Harrisburg, N.C., died peacefully surrounded by his wife and children the afternoon of Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at PruittHealth-Town Center in Harrisburg. ...

Wednesday 05/25/2016
Capozzi, Lucy

KANNAPOLIS Lucy Rose Capozzi of Kannapolis, died May 23rd, 2016, at CMC-NorthEast after a period of declining health. Lucy was born Dec. 13, 1932, in Paterson, N.J., to Lorenzo and Domenica (Joseph...

Faggart, Ruth

KANNAPOLIS Mrs. Ruth Eudy Faggart, 74 of Kannapolis, passed away unexpectedly Sunday May 22, 2016, at her residence. Born July 5, 1941, in Cabarrus County, she was the daughter of the late Martin L...

Graves, Norman Eugene

CHARLOTTE Norman Eugene Graves, 86, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Funeral arrangements are scheduled for Saturday, May 28, at Miles Chapel Baptist Church, 3911 Dickey Mill Rd. in Mebane. The visita...

James, Ferrell Allen

KANNAPOLIS Ferrell Allen James, 82, of Kannapolis passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at CHC-NorthEast. He was born Dec. 15, 1933, in Rowan County, the son of the late Reppard Allen James and Carrie ...

Moody, Eddie

SALISBURY Eddie Ricardo Moody, 58, died Friday, May 20, 2016. Funeral arrangements are scheduled for Friday, May 27, at Barber-Scotia College in the Kittie M. Sanson Chapel located in Concord. The ...

Moore, Charles

CONCORD Charles Blake Moore, 97, of Concord, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at home with his loving family by his side. Charles was born April 25, 1919, in Anson County, to the late James Frank ...

Morris, Alma Iley

CONCORD Mrs. Alma Iley Morris, formerly of Beverly Drive, went to be with her Lord Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Gardens of Taylor Glen. Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 27, at First ...

Patrick, David Eli

KANNAPOLIS David Eli Patrick, 73, of Kannapolis, passed away at his home, Monday, May 16, 2016. David was born in Roanoke Rapids, to the late James Edward Patrick and Katie Moore Coley. He was also...

Smith, Ethel

CONCORD Ethel Reid Smith, 91, of Concord, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016, at Five Oaks Manor. Born July 14, 1924, Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence M. Smith of Concord; her dau...

Steepleton, Voideal J.

KANNAPOLIS Voideal J. Steepleton, 85, of Kannapolis, died Saturday, May 21, 2016. Services will be held Thursday, May 26, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. Clark Funeral Home Inc., Kannapoli...

Weddington, Loreene F.

CONCORD Laura Loreene Faggart Weddington, of Concord, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, after a brief illness. Native to Cabarrus County, Loreene was born Sept. 2, 1920 to Felty Fisher and Edna Sells Fagg...

Sunday 05/22/2016
Ballard, Mary Linda Wade

ORLANDO, Fla. Mary Linda Wade Ballard died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at her residence in Orlando, Fla. Mary Linda was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Ballard; and father, William "Bill...

Barger, Juanita Elizabeth Williams

KANNAPOLIS Juanita passed away peacefully at home Saturday, May 21, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was blessed to live 95 healthy and vibrant years. Juanita was born in Clinton, S.C., O...

Davis, Buddy

KANNAPOLIS Arthur Lee Davis, known by all as "Buddy," went to walk the streets of gold on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Buddy was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Cleveland County. Growing up in Shelby, he ...

Hartsell, Rachel

LOCUST Rachel Frances Hartsell, 94, of Locust, died Thursday, May 19, 2016. The family received friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The grav...

Hayes, Della W.

MOORESVILLE Mrs. Della W. Hayes, 92, of Mooresville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 19, 2016 after an extended illness. She was born Nov. 3, 1923 in Iredell County to the...

Howard, David "Big Dave" Lee

CONCORD David Lee Howard, passed away at home on March 2, 2016 in Ravenel, S.C. Born in Concord, N.C., June 10, 1930 to the late Carl F. Howard Sr. and Bertha M. Layton of Stanly County, N.C. He wa...

Moore, Caroline L.

MT. PLEASANT Caroline Luzelle Mabe Moore, 68, of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, May 19, 2016, at home after a brief illness. A celebration of Caroline's life will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at P...

Patrick, David Eli

KANNAPOLIS David Eli Patrick, 73, of Kannapolis, died Monday, May 16, 2016. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Hartsell Funeral Home, Concord. The funeral serv...

Sain, Jimmie "J.D."

HICKORY Jimmie "J.D." Dale Sain, 73, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Carolina Medical Center from injuries of an automobile accident. J.D. was born Oct. 19, 1942 in Cleveland County...

Troutman, Ernest H.

CONCORD Ernest Harrison Troutman, 74, of Concord, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast. He was born Feb. 21, 1942 to Herman and Margaret (Scott) Troutman in M...

Vereen, Martha Louise Pressley

CHINA GROVE Martha Louise Pressley Vereen, 88, died Friday, May 20, 2016. The funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Whitley's Funeral Home Main Chapel, Kan...

Watkins Jr., Robert

CHARLOTTE Robert Carey Watkins Jr., 63, of Charlotte, died Thursday, May 19, 2016. A drop-in gathering to celebrate Robert's life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the home of Carey ...

Whitley, Johnny

HARRISBURG Johnny Lee Whitley, 71, of Harrisburg, died Thursday, May 19, 2016. The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral servic...

Wilmot, Gene

KANNAPOLIS Mr. Eugene "Gene" Leroy Wilmot went to be with the Lord Friday, May 20, 2016. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, May 23, at Wilkinson Funeral Home. A ser...

Friday 05/20/2016
Beacham, Linda Kennedy

CONCORD Mrs. Linda Ruth Kennedy Beacham, 71, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Tucker Hospice House following a courageous battle with cancer. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 21...

Beaver, Donald

CONCORD Mr. Donald Burns Beaver, 85, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Tucker Hospice House. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Wilkinson Funeral Home. A m...

Black, Christopher Michael

CONCORD Christopher Michael Black passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, with his family at his side, following a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Chris was born Sept. 16, 1975, the ...

Bost, Billy W.

MONROE Mr. Billy White Bost, 83, of Monroe, North Carolina, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his home. Mr. Bost was born Feb. 12, 1933 in Rowan County. He was a son of the la...

Burrage, Colleen Pendleton

CONCORD Mrs. Colleen Pendleton Burrage, 87, of Concord, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. A memorial service is scheduled for 12 p.m., Friday, May 20, at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. The family will rec...

Davidson, Linda Wilson

KANNAPOLIS Linda Wilson Davidson, 73, of Kannapolis died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Tucker Hospice House, after a period of declining health. Her funeral will be held at Whitley's Funeral Chapel, ...

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