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John Ryan Powers, age 30, of Newton, conquered sarcoma and went home to be with his God on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Powers family.
Beulah Mae Blalock Benfield Sanders, age 95, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Sanders family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Cremations in Newton.
Roberteen Killian Sigmon, 86, of Conover, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Thomas Lee Killian, 60, of Maiden, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.