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Betty Ruth Helton, 71, of Newton died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, at 2:30 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Rev Tim Shook officiating.
Mai Yer Vang, 55, of Morganton died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center-Charlotte. The Hmong funeral celebration will begin, Friday, June 28, and conclude on Sunday, June 30, at Jenkins Funeral Home, Gathering Center and the New Pavilion in Newton.