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Archive - Feb 2011 - Obituary

February 28th

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

February 28, 2011

Marilene Parker Ledford, 71, of Conover, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. The Ledford family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Willie Eugene Smith, 86, of Catawba, passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Hospice of Catawba County. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Smith family.

February 24th

Friday, February 25, 2011

February 24, 2011

Inez Clarence Buff Hilderbran, 85, of Sherrills Ford, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at her residence.  Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hilderbran family.

Ronald Scott Kiser, 66, of Lincolnton, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at his residence.  The funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at his residence, 226 Victory Grove Church Road, Lincolnton.

February 23rd

Thursday, February 24, 2011

February 23, 2011

Larry Keith Chapman, 52, of Newton, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley.  A service of remembrance will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, in the Chapel of Drum Funeral Home of Conover with the Rev. Lloyd King officiating.

February 22nd

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

February 22, 2011

Betty Jean Poteat Smith, 79, of Hildebran, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, after a period of declining health.  Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Betty Jean Poteat Smith.

February 21st

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

February 21, 2011

Caiden Edward Higgs, infant, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem.  A graveside service was held Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, in the Garden of Angels section of Startown/Jenkins Cemetery.

Ida Catherine Nowak, 79, of Hickory, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley.  No services are planned at this time.

February 18th

Saturday, February 19, 2011

February 18, 2011

Robert Ray Wright, 56, of Conover, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Conover Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  The Wright family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.  

Kenneth Charles Mogray Sr., 78, of Newton, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley after a brief bout with lung cancer.  The family will gather privately.

February 15th

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

February 15, 2011

Brenda Gail Williams Lail, 57, of Conover, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley. A celebration of life and worship service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Tri City Baptist Church.

Jeffery Lee “Yogi” Alexander, 53, of Hickory, passed away Feb. 14, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory.  The Alexander family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Hickory.

February 14th

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

February 14, 2011

Theodore “Ted” Dennis Parkhurst, 76, of Hildebran, passed away Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley.  Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Parkhurst family.

William James Carroll Sr., 76, of Claremont, left this world to be with his heavenly father Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.  The Carroll family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willlis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

February 11th

Saturday, February 12, 2011

February 11, 2011

Howard Joe “Snake” Killian, 74, of Hickory, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 9, 2011, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.  The Killian family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Hickory.

Danny “Pete” Gordon Hood, 59, of Maiden, passed away Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton.  Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Hood family.   

February 10th

Friday, February 11, 2011

February 10, 2011

Glenn “G.C.” Lee Jr., 66, of Newton, went to his heavenly home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Lee family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Kenneth Lee Abernethy, 79, of Newton, passed away Feb. 9, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church.

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