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September 30th

Friday, October 1, 2010

September 30, 2010

Larry Walter Boyles, 64, of Stanley, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at his residence.  The family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at the home of his sister Betty.

Ronald Lee Setzer Sr., 55, of Granite Falls, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at WFU-Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.  

September 29th

Thursday, September 30, 2010

September 29, 2010

Thelma Withers Scronce, 88, of Maiden, passed away Sept. 28, 2010, at Abernathy Laurels in Newton.  Memorials may be made to Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church Building Fund, 3273 Mt. Ruhama Church Road, Maiden, NC 28650.

September 28th

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

September 28, 2010

Charles Ralph “Charlie” Christopher, 53, of the Mountain View Community, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, Sept. 27, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley, following a month long stay at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:30–3:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

Emmitt Mitchell, 99, of Taylorsville, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at the Taylorsville House. Adams Funeral Home and cremation service is in charge of arrangements.

September 27th

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

September 27, 2010

Louise Reel Carpenter, 96, of Cherryville, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Carolina Care Center in Cherryville. A private memorial graveside service will be held at a later date.

Curtis “Steven” Mainess, 42, of Newton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Palliative CaerCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Mainess family.

September 24th

Weekend of September 25-27, 2010

September 24, 2010

Millard Lee "Bud" Peeler, 69, of Maiden, passed away Sept. 23, 2010, at his residence.
The family will have a visitation Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Lawing's Chapel Baptist Church.

William “Shorty” Craven Kerns, 70, of Claremont, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, in Brunswick County. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-2:45 p.m. at Burke Mortuary in Newton, prior to the service.

September 23rd

Friday, September 24, 2010

September 23, 2010

Billy “Mark” Sigmon, 50, of Maiden, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Catawba Valley Medical Center of a possible blood clot to the lungs. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10–10:45 a.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden.

Dorcas Priscilla Carpenter Gabriel, 85, of Newton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Gabriel family.

September 22nd

Thursday, September 23, 2010

September 22, 2010

Rachel Allen Hunsucker, 80, of Covington, Ky., and formerly of Conover, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Ky. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 9:30-11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Jeffrey (Jeff) Keenan Sigmon, 55, of Granite Falls, formerly of Claremont, died Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, at the Brian Center in Hickory, following a period of declining health. The family will receive friends from 2–3 p.m. prior to the service.

September 21st

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

September 21, 2010

Howard Wilson Brown, of Greenwood, Del., formerly of Hedgesville, W.Va., was resting at the home of his daughter in Connelly Springs, when he departed this life Sunday, Sept.19, 2010, to “go fishing” on the Golden Shore. Burial will be private.

Brian Daniel Perkins, 35, of Denver, passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, from 11–11:45 a.m. at the church.

September 20th

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

September 20, 2010

Conley Leroy Dagenhart, 79, of Conover, passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at Palliative Care Center & Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Dagenhart Family.   

Dr. William C. Self, 90, of Wilmington, passed away suddenly Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at his home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com.

September 17th

Weekend Edition, September 18-20, 2010

September 17, 2010

Raymond Norman Knight, 69, of Hickory, passed away Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at Brian Center Hickory-East. A memorial service will be held at Brian Center Hickory-East on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Rick Browning and Pastor Rick Murphy will officiate.

Deborah Jean Nicholson, 62, of Catawba, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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