Archive - Obituary
March 12th, 2014
Hope Brooks, age 60, of Hickory, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 28148-0142
James Julius Funk II, 83, of Conover, died on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Conover. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Margaret Elizabeth Setzer Starnes, 91, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Granite Falls, peacefully passed away March 8, 2014, at Catawba Valley Regional Hospice. The Starnes family has entrusted service arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Mary Norris Drum, 95 of Hickory, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family of Mary Norris Drum.
Robin Sharpe Benfield, 56 of Claremont, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. The Benfield family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
Michael Scott Norris, age 31, of Newton died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Memorials may be made to: Toys for Tots or Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605.
Nhia Chou Vang, 68 of Hickory died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burial will follow Monday, March 10, 2014 at Southside Cemetery in Newton.
Pleaze David Guynn, age 63, of Conover, died Monday, March 3, 2014 at Davie Medical Center in Mocksville. Memorials may be made to Boy Scouts of America, Troop 322, 310 5th Street NE, Conover, NC 28613.
Charles Richard Medlin Sr. â€śBig Mâ€ť, age 65, of Newton, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Brian Center East in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Medlin family.
Martha Pope Carpenter, 93, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Carpenter family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Allen Canrobert, 57, of Newton, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. The Canrobert family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton-#828-464-1555.
Kelly Malton, age 48, of Greenville, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
No obituaries were reported at press time
Elsie Roxann Elmore, 95, of Lincolnton, formerly of Newton, passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at Cardinal Health Care in Lincolnton. The Elmore family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Paul â€śPeteâ€ť Henry Hollar, age 84, of Newton, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at his residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hollar family
Evelyn Sigmon Teague, 78 of Hickory, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Abernathy Laurels, Newton. Bass-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Evelyn Sigmon Teague.