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Fleeta Eckard Cook, age 86, of Hickory, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Cook family.
Marjorie Kathleen Blalock Punch, 78, of Newton, after a courageous battle with cancer, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The Punch family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Kenneth Lee Carpenter, 61, of Lincolnton, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The family will hold a private service at a later date.
Margie Lea Rowe Spencer, age 89, of Conover, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at Conover Nursing Center. Memorials may be made to St. Stephens Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in Hickory.
Katherine â€śKathyâ€ť Louise Watts Beal, age 46, of Claremont, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at her residence. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.