Archive - Obituary
January 29th, 2014
James Summy Leatherman, age 73, of Newton, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at Conover Nursing and Rehab Center surrounded by his family. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Leatherman family.
Joshua â€śJoshâ€ť Scott Story, age 25, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at CMC Charlotte. Memorial services will be held Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at 2 p.m. at E. F. Drum Funeral Home. Visitation will immediately follow the service. Rev. Gary Smits will officiate.
Claude Avery Ballard, Jr., age 69, of Newton, died Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014 at his residence. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Freedom Biker Church of Hickory, 1385 33rd St SE, Conover, NC 28613.
Walter Carl â€śBudâ€ť Hilderbran, age 81, of Newton passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hilderbran family.
Mary Julia â€śJudyâ€ť Kiger, age 70, of Salisbury, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House comforted by her loving family. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Kiger family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com
John Jay Wilfong, 93, of Shalimar, Fla. died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Burial with full military honors will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the nephews of Col. Wilfong.
Lois Lillian Herman, age 85, of Conover, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at Carillon Assisted Living in Newton. The Herman family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.
Alan Joseph Valk, 62, of Vale, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at his residence. An informal memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Rockin K Ranch in Huntersville.
Sylvia Trevino, 55, of Mountain View, died on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at her residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain View Mennonite Church, 5252 Hwy 10 West, Hickory, NC 28602.
Arika Wright Carden, of Newton, went home to be with her Maker on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 after a short bout with the flu. The Carden family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.