CHERRYVILLE — Faye Janelle Cook, 61, 1004 Ranbar St., died Nov. 13, 1999 at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia. She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Herman Clifton and Minnie Odell Chaney Tate, worked as a registered nurse for 39 ½ years at Lincoln Medical Center in Lincolnton, post anesthesia care unit, member Second Baptist Church of Cherryville, adult choir, WMU, Adult II Sunday school class.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Warren Jennings Cook; son and daughter-in-law, Warren Scott and Amy Rippy Cook, Cherryville; daughter, Cynthia Jean Cook, Cherryville; brothers, Bill Tate, Ranlo, Dean Tate, Gastonia; sisters, Ila Mae Robbins, Gastonia, Yvonne Butler, Dallas, Diane Peeler, Lincolnton.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 11 a.m., Monday, City Memorial Cemetery, Cherryville, Rev. Keith Love
MEMORIAL SERVICE: After graveside service, Second Baptist Church
VISITATION: 7-8:30 p.m. today, Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home
MEMORIALS: Second Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall Building Fund, 201 Houser St., Cherryville 28021
BESSEMER CITY — James Homer Steele, 88, 612 Steele Road, died Nov. 12, 1999 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of York, S.C., son of the late Tom E. and Bessie Warlick Steele, husband of the late Mae Belle Bumgardner Steele, father of the late Homer "Gene" Steele, brother of the late Wylie Steele and Mary S. Bumgardner, member First Baptist Church, happy hearts, adult men’s Sunday school class.
SURVIVORS: Son and daughters-in-law, Randy and Easter Steele, Union, S.C., Sue Steele, Dallas; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Bill Broome, Bessemer City; brothers, Billy Ray, Joe Steele, Bessemer City, Eddie Steele, Fort Mill, S.C., Robert Steele, Lithonia, Ga.; sisters, Ruby Boone, Bessemer City, Edith Cantrell, Cherryville; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL: 2 p.m., Monday, First Baptist Church, Dr. Ron Pierce, Rev. A.A. Bailey
BURIAL: Westview Gardens
VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today, Greene Funeral Service Westside Chapel
PALLBEARERS: Tommy and Will Broome, Billy and Darrell Guthrie, Jason and Mark Steele
MEMORIALS: First Baptist Church, Childcare Ministries, P.O. Box 397, Bessemer City 28016
FALLSTON — Inez Murray Hoyle, 91, 528 E. Stagecoach Trail, died Nov. 12, 1999 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. She was daughter of the late Marion Logan and Mary Edith Robinson Murray, wife of the late Miles Fred Hoyle Sr., grandmother of the late Larry Hoyle, great-grandmother of the late Mary Elizabeth Pearson, Jennifer Hoyle and Jonathan Matthew Hope, preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters, homemaker, member Friendship United Methodist Church.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, M.F. and Clarice Hoyle Jr., Lawndale, David and Jo Ann Hoyle, Forest City, Murray "Speedy" and Ruby Hoyle, Shelby, Roger and Caroleen Hoyle Belwood, Julius and Patsy Hoyle, Boiling Springs; daughters, Sally Pearson, Brooksville, Fla., Edith Hoyle, Fallston; 22 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL: 3:30 p.m. today, Friendship United Methodist Church, Revs. Eddie Ingram, Erman Bradley
BURIAL: Rose Hill Memorial Park
VISITATION: 1:30-3 p.m. today, Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston
MEMORIALS: Friendship United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 219, Fallston 28042
SHELBY - Pearl Pearson Harrill, 78, 2344 Flint Hill Church Road, died Nov. 13, 1999, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late June and Eunie Weaver Pearson, wife of the late Ralph M. Harrill, sister of the late Jack Pearson, Maxie Ledbetter, Nettie Hawkins, Blanche Blanton, Alma Webb, Lucille Hopper, Ruby Blanton, member of Flint Hill Baptist Church, a homemaker.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughers-in-law, Dean and Jeanette Harrill and Larry and April Harrill, Shelby; daughter, Diane Hines, Shelby; sisters, Selma Blanton, Shelby, Sarah Blanton, Mount Holly, Louise Mull, Belmont; grandchildren and spouse, David, Joey, Brandon and wife Stefanie, Kent Harrill, and Matt Hines, Shelby, Deana Harrill, Columbia, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Kasey, Katie, Andrew Harrill; stepgrandchild, Victor Tessener; friend and caregiver, Joann Shell
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Monday, Flint Hill Baptist Church, Rev. Keith Dixon
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 2-4 today, Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home; body will be placed in church 30 minutes before service
MEMORIALS: Flint Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 2207 Flint Hill Church Road, Shelby 28152
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Patricia Ann Boatwright Stauffer, 52, 481 Cottonwood Drive, died Nov. 12, 1999, at home. She was a native of Rock Hill, daughter of the late Richard and Katherine Locklair Boatwright, worked as an order clerk at Converse for 17 years, volunteer at Piedmont Medical Center as pink lady, member of non-denominational faith.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Thomas L. Stauffer; son, Danny Hunt, Rock Hill; daughters, Kathy and Kimberly Hunt, Rock Hill; brothers, Richard Boatwright, Mount Holly, Joseph Boatwright, Rock Hill; sisters, Pansy Austin, Rock Hill, Brenda Mahadeo, Stanley; grandchildren, Scottie Morgan, Aubrie Jackson, Crysta Morgan, Bailee Hunt, Stefaine and Shana Rayfield
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Monday, Greene Funeral Home, Rev. Sukhdeo Cyril Mahadeo
BURIAL: Grandview Memorial Park
VISITATION: 3-5 today, funeral home
MEMORIALS: York County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 4975 CRS, Rock Hill 29731 or to Dr. Richard H. Gettys Jr., 1721-07 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill 29732
GASTONIA - Bertie Tribble Hall, 93, 401 S. Oakland Ave., died Nov. 12, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Oakway, S.C., daughter of Caleb B. and Carrie Hardin Tribble, mother of the late Joyce Febber and Jack Teasley, sister of the late David Louie Tribble, retired from American & Efird, member of West Fifth Avenue Freewill Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Pete Teasley, Gastonia, Jimmy Hall, Michigan; daughters, Sunny "Susie" Greene and Sara Flowers, Gastonia; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren
FUNERAL: 3:30 p.m. Monday, West Fifth Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, Rev. Richard Cole
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: One hour before service, church
PALLBEARERS: Junior Campbell, Myles Ekdahl, Donny Owens, Kenny Poindexter, James Townsend, Kenny Wilkes
ARRANGEMENTS: Greene Funeral Service, Southside chapel
LINCOLNTON - Donald Ray Scott, 53, 264 Springs Road East, died Nov. 12, 1999 at Hospice of Winston-Salem. He was a native of Baltimore, son of the late Walter and Delphia Church Scott, served in Navy and Marine Corps, member Revealed Word Tabernacle, welder and pipe fitter for Duke Power Co.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Lori James Scott; sons, John, David, Benjamin Scott, Lincolnton, Aaron Scott, Titusville, Pa.; brothers, Jimmy Scott, Maryland, Roger Scott, California, Billy Scott, Newport News, Va., Landon Scott, Hampton, Va., Allen Scott, Pound, Va.; two grandchildren.
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. today, Revealed Word Tabernacle, Rev. Charles Holmes, the body will be in the church 30 minutes before the service
BURIAL: Hollybrook Cemetery
ARRANGEMENTS: E.F. Drum Funeral Home
MOORESBORO — Gudger "Bill" Walker, 87, 2800 McCraw Road, died Nov. 12, 1999, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby. He was a native of Cherokee County, S.C., son of the late O.M. and Victoria Harris Walker Sr., husband of the late Gertrude Abernathy Walker, brother of the late Manson, Joe and Ronald Walker, Annie Mae Sepaugh, member of Lavonia Baptist Church, Cliffside Masonic Lodge No. 460, retired from Duke Power, a farmer.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ruth Potter Walker; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce Walker and Eugene Hamrick, Boiling Springs, Lois Walker and Joe Beaver, Gaffney, S.C., Betty Walker and Harvey Dotson, Shelby; brothers, John, Ralph, Paul, Abraham and David Walker, Blacksburg, S.C., sisters, Rena Humphries, Cliffside, Geraldine Peeler, Blacksburg, Alma Vann, Clinton, Nancy Adams, Grover; grandchildren, Tammy Henson, Teddy and Terry Beaver, Pam Newton, Loraine Edwards, Denise Weber, Mitchell Hamrick and Dale Dotson; great-grandchildren, Tara Easler, Ashley Henson, Chad, Cole, Jennifer and Teresa Beaver, Ryan and Brittany Edwards, Justin and Jesse Scism, Kristofer and Benjamin Hamrick, Bailey, Sydney and Sage Dotson; great-grandchild, Tiffany Marie
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today, Lavonia Baptist Church, Revs. Buddy Morehead and David Jones, body will be placed in church 30 minutes before the service
BURIAL: Cleveland Memorial Park with masonic rites
VISITATION: 7-8:30 p.m. Cleveland Funeral Services, or at the home of Joyce Hamrick, 1913 Hollyhill Road, Boiling Springs
MEMORIALS: Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St., Oxford 27565 or Lavonia Baptist Church, 2734 Bailey Road, Mooresboro 28114
LINCOLNTON - Irene Lorebelle Hodo, 74, 2601 Buffalo Forest Road, died Nov. 13, 1999 at home. She was daughter of the late George and Ruby Thomas Hodo, sister of the late George Hodo Jr., accountant, member Antioch Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Sister, Louise Hodo Rigdon, Florida; grandchildren, Gregory Jr., Matthew and Jacob Smith, Lincolnton; caretakers Daisy, Gregory and Edwina Smith.
FUNERAL: 2:30 p.m., Monday, Antioch Baptist Church, Revs. Tom Campbell, Gordon Schrum, Todd Garren
BURIAL: Antioch Baptist Church cemetery
VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today, E.F. Drum Funeral Home
MEMORIALS: Antioch Baptist Church
Emogene Mann Reeves
GASTONIA - Emogene McDill Mann Reeves, 84, Century Care, formerly of North Edgemont St., died Nov. 14, 1999, at her residence. She was a native of New Albany, Miss., wife of the late LeRoy B. Mann and Julius B. Reeves, daughter of the late Emmie Moody and Dr. Thomas H. McDill, sister of the late Drs. Joseph Moody and Thomas H. McDill, former pastor and a founding minister of First ARP Church, member of former St. Andrews ARP Church, homemaker.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, Robert L. and Kathleen Jenkins Mann, Alexandria, Va., Joseph E. and Susan Shugarman Mann, Portland, Ore.; daughter and son-in-law, Emmie Gardner Mann and Rus McCarter, sister and brother-in-law, Edwina M. and Frank Hunnicutt, Mount Holly; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia, Rev. Zeb Williams
VISITATION: 5:30-7:15 p.m. Thursday, funeral home
MEMORIALS: Humane Society of the World Wildlife Fund
Roger A. Kayler
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Roger Allen Kayler, 68, died Nov. 15, 1999, at home. He was a native of New Orleans, La., lived in Gastonia most of his life, son of the late Nevette and Nona Allen Kayler, educated in Gastonia, where he worked as a consumer credit counselor, resident of Lake Junaluska since retirement, served on the Gastonia City Council for 17 years.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Mary Crouser Kayler; sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Blair Kayler, Elkin, David and Leighanne Kayler, Gastonia; daughter, Olivia Kayler, Wilmington; stepchildren, Suzanne Metcalfe, Anchorage, Alaska, Charles Metcalfe, Newport, Va., Elizabeth Johnston, Gastonia; sister, Jane Parrish, Charlotte; brothers, Joe, Charles, Ray and Ed Kayler, Gastonia, Jack Kayler, Lake Norman; six grandchildren
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. today, Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Lake Junaluska, Rev. Rob Fuquary, Bishop Ed Tullis
MEMORIALS: Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund or Open Door Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 459, Lake Junaluska 28745
ARRANGEMENTS: Asheville Mortuary Services