Marilene Parker Ledford, 71, of Conover, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. The Ledford family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover.
Willie Eugene Smith, 86, of Catawba, passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Hospice of Catawba County. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Smith family.
Faye Woodring Killian Jarrett, 91, of Newton, passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Piedmont Village in Newton. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at St. Paul Memorial Park in Startown.
Linda Diane Mogray Jolly, 55 of Marion, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, as a result of an automobile accident. A celebration of life will be announced at a later time.
Linda Faye Hildebran Starr, 68 of Hickory, passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Catawba Valley Palliative CareCenter and Hospice. Bass-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Linda Faye Hildebran Starr.
Wayne Dewey Setzer, 83, of Claremont, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Abernethy Laurels in Newton. The Setzer family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Conover.
Shirley Kay Cline, 51, of Newton, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center. The family will gather privately at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.
Barbara T. Burns, 57, of Hickory, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Frye Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted at Lakeview Baptist Church, 3080 N. Center St., Hickory, on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at 3 p.m. by pastor, Jerry Hurley.
Milton Leon Bryant, 65, of Newton, passed away Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Bryant family.