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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

December 11, 2013

Wayne Elbert Bumgarner, 75, of Newton passed away at his residence on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. The Bumgarner family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Miles Purnell “M.P.” Cloninger, 90, of Claremont passed away at his residence on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The Cloninger family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Mary Alice Lingerfelt Hampton, age 92, of Newton passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hampton family.

Earl Jean Brackett Cutshaw, 69, of Conover died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 at Sherrills Ford Hospice. A memorial service will be held Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Christ Church-Fairgrove in Conover. The Rev. Chip McGee will officiate.

Fred (Bill) Kirksey, 90, of Catawba passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at his residence. The Kirksey family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.

Kassidee Noelle Mingus, infant daughter of Phillip and Lindsey Mingus died at birth at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Eastview Cemetery in Newton with Rev. Fred Thompson officiating.

Freida Joan Carpenter Medlin, age 81, of Conover passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Medlin family.

Ula “Udie” Folger Eller Gantt, age 64, of Conover passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Gantt family.

Sheila Ann Williams Stewart, age 71, of Newton died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Catawba Regional Hospice.

Helen Davis Overcash, 88, of Newton passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. The Overcash family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111

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