Thelma Louise Wilkinson Jones, of Catawba, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, four days prior to her 91st birthday, at Palliative CareCenter and Hospice of Catawba Valley after a brief illness, but a longer period of generally declining health. The Jones family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover.
Mildred Curlee Rhyne, 86, of Newton, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley. The Rhyne family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.
Susan Elizabeth “Lib” Shrum Howard, 99, of Buffalo Shoals Road, Lincolnton, died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Howard Family.
Walter Jackson Hawkins, 82, of Lincolnton, died E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Hawkins family.