Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Paul Morgan Walker, 80, died Wednesday morning, May 9, 2012, at Hospice of the Catawba Valley, after several months of declining health. The Walker family entrusted the arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Donald Ray Starnes, 78, of Hickory, died May 7, 2012, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Starnes family entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Hickory.
Patricia “Pat” Smith, 57, of Claremont, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at her residence. The Smith family has entrusted the arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton.
Nora Elizabeth Rice Massey, the last of five children born to the late Clarence and Lena Brown Rice, on Aug. 22, 1928 in Catawba County, departed this life to be with the Lord, on May 2, 2012, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations is providing professional services to the Massey Family.
Opealee Crawley Jonas, 81, of Vale, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 7929 W. N.C. 10, Vale, NC, 28168.
Mary Sigmon Ramsey, 93, of Lincolnton, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Brian Center of Lincolnton. Memorials may be made to Riverview Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.
Mildred Jane Maynard Crow, 86, of Tiffany Street, Conover, died Monday, April 30, 2012, at Frye Regional Medical Center. Memorials may be made to The Mildred Crow Memorial Fund, 4081 Startown Road Newton, NC 28658.
Billie Murphy Helms, 52, died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at her residence. The Helms family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Evan Sylvanus Setzer Jr., 85, of Kinston, and formerly of Greensboro and Newton, died Jan. 15, 2012, at the VA Nursing Home in Fayetteville. The Setzer family has entrusted local arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Ward R. Robinson, 91, died April 26, 2012 in Apex. The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary.