Inez Clarence Buff Hilderbran, 85, of Sherrills Ford, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at her residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hilderbran family.
Ronald Scott Kiser, 66, of Lincolnton, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at his residence. The funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at his residence, 226 Victory Grove Church Road, Lincolnton.
Betty Jane Lay Benfield Combs, 76, of Newton, went to be with her heavenly Father on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. The Combs family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
Joseph Benjamin Waters Jr., 87, of McDowell Assisted Living Center in Marion, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at the center. A service of remembrance will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the House of Prayer in Fallston.