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October 6th, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

October 6, 2010

Mildred Ray Burns Ball, 87, of Hickory, was surrounded by her family and released her hand into her Lord and savior on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at her residence. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Nancy Faye Hoffman Griswold, 81, of Newton, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home and Crematory in Newton.

October 5th

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

October 5, 2010

Virginia Wilkinson Scronce, 88, of Hickory, passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family of Virginia Wilkinson Scronce.  

Betty Blackwell Schrum, 86, quietly departed this life Oct. 2, 2010, at Montereau Retirement Center in Tulsa, Okla.

October 4th

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

October 4, 2010

Dr. Henry Lee Reaves, 80, of Conover, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Reaves family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover.

Theresa Marie LaMarre, 72, of Hickory, formerly of North Adams, Mass., died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A memorial service was held Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory with the Rev. Gary Patterson officiating.

October 1st

Weekend of October 2-4, 2010

October 1, 2010

Ruth Thomas Prince, 92, of Conover, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.

Grady Jay Shepherd Jr., 90, of Burlington, died Sept. 29, 2010. Condolences may be offered to www.richandthompson.com.

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.

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