Betty Jean Poteat Smith, 79, of Hildebran, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, after a period of declining health. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Betty Jean Poteat Smith.
Mattie Elizabeth Wallace Carter, 77, of Lincolnton, passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, from 7-8:30 p.m.at Burke Mortuary in Newton and at other times at the home of Kenneth Minish, 808 Third St. SE in Conover.
Sue Hendrix Wesson, 73, of Newton, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at the Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. The Wesson family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.