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James Summy Leatherman, age 73, of Newton, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at Conover Nursing and Rehab Center surrounded by his family. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Leatherman family.
Ernest Lester Duncan, age 69, of Newton, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at his residence. Born Dec. 27, 1944 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Rev. Gaither and Addy Lorene Starr Duncan. Memorials may be made to: Emmanuel Baptist Church General Fund.