Doris Williams Whitley, 83, of Hickory, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Springs of Catawba following several years of declining health. Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Doris Williams Whitley.
Walter Jones Jr., 78, of Newton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at his residence. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Jones family.
Yer Xiong, 55, of Valdese, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Moore Regional Medical Center in Pinehurst. The funeral will be Friday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. until noon and again from 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 28, from 8 a.m. to noon and 4-10 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton.
Julia Barrier Smith Brookbank, 90, of Newton, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Frye Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, from 7-9 p.m. at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel.