Archive - Obituary
February 20th, 2013
Juanita Garris Smyre, 78, of Newton, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Smyre family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.
Julia Beatrice Campbell Beal, 87, of Newton passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Beal family.
Barrett William Lynch, 45, of Mt. Airy, formerly of Newton, died after a courageous battle on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The Lynch family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
JoAnne Meier Craddock, 75, of Conover, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Craddock family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Willa Dean “Dean” Hefner Hedrick, 76, of Conover, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Hedrick family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Edna Elizabeth Griffey, 90, of Maiden died at her home Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. No services are planned at this time.
Lauren M. Feudale, 23, of Raleigh died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Jeremy Kenneth Duncan, 35 of Claremont, passed away Feb. 8, 2013, at his residence. The Duncan family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
Wayne Edward Benfield, 80, of Conover died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to Sandy Ridge Baptist Church in Hickory.
William Raymond “W.R.” Lutz, Jr., 88, of Settlemyre Bridge Road, Newton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory following a brief illness. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of W.R. Lutz, Jr. and condolences may be left at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.
Willie Mae Abernathy Mundy, 90, formerly of Long Island Rd., Catawba, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at the Statesville Brian Center. Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Willie Mae Mundy.