Friday, March 15, 2013

Julius Frances Abernethy Huitt, 86, passed peacefully Feb. 25, 2013 in her Kailua, Hawaii home. Services to remember and celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. March 21, at Kailua Baptist Church, 1080 Kailua Road, Kailua, Hi., with a reception to follow.

Charles Edgar Shook Jr.,91, of Hickory, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Lutheran Home West in Hickory. The Shook family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremations in Conover.

Wang Pao Khang, 69, of Maiden died Friday, March 8, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. The Hmong Funeral will be from 12 a.m.- 10 p.m., Friday, March 15; 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.; Saturday, March 16; and 8-10 a.m. Sunday, March 17, at Jenkins Funeral Home and Pavilion in Newton.

Jason Lindy Miller, 38, of Hickory died March 13, 2013 at his residence. Memorials may be made to Devan Gage Miller at 2231 23rd Street Place, SE, Hickory, N.C. 28601.

Virl “Steve” Rowe, 67, of Hickory died Wednesday March 13, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, N.C., 28658.

John Henry “Bud” Smith, 78, of Lincolnton died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Coral Park Baptist Church.