Betty Marie Cornelius Beatty, age 84, of Sherrills Ford, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Abernathy Laurels in Newton. The Beatty family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.
Michael Thomas Williams, 55, of Maiden died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. A Memorial Service will be 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Providence Road Baptist Church in Maiden.
Fred Canipe, 80, of Newton passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at his residence. The Canipe family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.