Ruth Moses Black Cook, 86, of Newton, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Cook family.
The Reverend Stanley Louis Stiver Jr., Lutheran minister, community leader and collector of crosses, died Monday in Newton. He was 89 years old. The Stiver family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Tommy Blair Killian Jr., 54, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. The Killian family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.