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Hope Brooks, age 60, of Hickory, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 28148-0142
James Julius Funk II, 83, of Conover, died on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Conover. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Larry Williams Shaffer, 66 of Newton, died March 8, 2014 at his residence. There is no service planned at this time
Phillip Leroy Gordon, 51, of Vale, died on March 5, 2014 from complications of a long time illness. No services planned at this time.
Dorothy â€śDotâ€ť Eckard Sipe, age 85, of Hickory died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Conover Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Complete obituary information will be published on Thursday.