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Gerald Lee Blanton, 72, of Conover, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Blanton Family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee.
Charlene Ruth Goodson Rinehardt, 79, of Maiden passed away Friday, March 22, 2013 at Brian Center East in Hickory. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Rinehardt Family.
Hugh Ivor Setzer Jr., 86, a lifelong resident of Catawba County, distinguished educator, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and dedicated UNC-Tarheel fan and supporter, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his home in Claremont. Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Phillip Setzer, the decedent’s son, and Rev. Mickey Moree officiating.