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Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection
(From Various Funeral Homes in the Gastonia, Belmont, Mount Holly, Lowell, Cherryville,
Bessemer City and the surrounding area. Many obituaries are represented from Kings Mountain,
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Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection - 301

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Date: Thursday, 25 February 2010, at 10:28 a.m.

Skyler Nichole Trull
YORK, S.C. - Skyler Nichole Trull, 5, 912 Osteen Road, died March 14, 2000, at home. She was a native of Gaston County, member of Jubilee Christian Center.
SURVIVORS: Parents, Larry E. and Jacqueline Neal Trull; brother, Jeremiah S. Johnson, York; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Trull, Clover, S.C.; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Neal, Salem, Va.
FUNERAL: Noon today, Jubilee Christian Center, Rev. Richard Little ENTOMBMENT: Gaston Memorial Park Mausoleum of Peace, Gastonia
VISITATION: One hour before service, church
MEMORIALS: Jubilee Christian Center, 2105 Old York Road, York 29745
ARRANGEMENTS: Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia

Calvin P. Walker
GASTONIA - Calvin Pressley Walker, 75, 1336 Bradford Heights Road, died March 12, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of York County, S.C., son of the late Clyde and Lessie Clawson Walker, lab technician, member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Bowling Green, S.C., deacon, treasurer, Sunday school teacher, president of Hymn Choir, member of Pastorís Aid, Citizen Advisory Committee, president of Bradford Heights Community Watch.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Wilma Goode Walker; daughters and sons-in-law, Lora and Andre Bryan, Patsy and Herbert Torrence, Gastonia, Diane Matthewson, Charlotte; sons and daughters-in-law, Deacon David and Brenda Walker, Rev. Julius and Robin Walker, Calvin Jr. and Jacqueline Walker, Gastonia, Russell Walker, Rochester, N.Y.; sisters and brother-in-law, Virginia Dulin, Baltimore, Olla Mae Walker, Cincinnati, Edna Lockard, Norma Walker, Emma Addison, Gastonia, Lillian and Johnny Abernathy, Dallas, Dorothy Walker, New York City; brothers and sister-in-law, Frank and Brenda Walker, Dallas, Billy Walker, Oakland, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends
FUNERAL: 4 p.m. today, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Rev. Milton Key
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 3:30-4 p.m. today, the church; other times at the home
ARRANGEMENTS: Costner Funeral Home

IRON STATION - Orlan Kenneth Lineberger, 91, 1142 Furnace Road, died March 15, 2000, at Lincoln Medical Center, Lincolnton. He was a native of Lincoln County, husband of the late Lula Bell Fisher Lineberger, son of the late A.C. and Etta Reel Lineberger, brother of the late Edna Dellinger and Macie Lineberger, farmer.
SURVIVORS: Son, Robert Kenneth Lineberger, Iron Station; brother, Vernon Ray Lineberger, Lincolnton; sisters, Irene Armstrong, Iron Station, Edith Dellinger, Maiden; grandson, Bryan Lineberger, Iron Station
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Friday, Warlick Funeral Home, Dr. Charles Cranford
BURIAL: Asbury United Methodist Church cemetery
VISITATION: One hour before service, funeral home
MEMORIALS: Sharon Baptist Church, 123 Low Bridge Road, Iron Station 28080

GASTONIA - James William Washington, 90, 1907 Marshall Ave., died March 13, 2000, at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte. He was a member of Lovely Hill Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Son, Joseph L. Washington, Gastonia; daughters-in-law, Donna Washington, Gastonia, Betty Washington, Eupora, Miss.; three grandchildren
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Friday, Costner Funeral Home, Rev. A.D. Davis
BURIAL: Armstrong Cemetery
VISITATION: 30 minutes before service, funeral home

Ruth G. Moore
MOUNT HOLLY - Ruth Lucille Gilreath Moore, 72, 629 Tuckaseege Road, died March 15, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia. She was a native of Gaston County, wife of the late Clyde E. Moore Jr., daughter of the late Walter B. and Mary Hodgin Gilreath, member of Park Street United Methodist Church, Belmont, retired lunch room manager from N. Belmont Elementary School.
SURVIVORS: Son, Scott Moore, Mount Holly; daughter, Myra Moore Keller, Conover; brothers, David and W.B. Gilreath, Gastonia; sisters, Betty Watkins, Ethel Coleman, Elaine Johnson, Gastonia, Ann Watkins, Dallas, Faye Dellinger, Virginia; grandchildren, Jason Huffstickler, Seneca, S.C., Jimmy and Jamie Keller, Conover
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 2 p.m. Friday, Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Revs. Johnny Gilreath, Tim Setzer
VISITATION: 7-8:30 tonight, McLean-Bumgardner Funeral Home, Belmont
MEMORIALS: Hospice of Charlotte, 14120 E. Seventh St., Charlotte 28204

Russell Reimer
GASTONIA - Russell Reimer, 79, Brian Center Health and Rehab Center, 969 Cox Road, died March 15, 2000, at his residence. He was a native of Scranton, Pa., son of the late Albert and Florence Reimer, Jehovahís Witness, employed as a pattern maker for a shirt company.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Evelyn W. Reimer, Gastonia; son and daughter-in-law, Mark S. and Karen Reimer, Gastonia; grandson, Charles A. Reimer, Gastonia
FUNERAL: Private
BURIAL: Private
MEMORIALS: Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia 28054
ARRANGEMENTS: Martinís Funeral Home

MOUNT HOLLY - Julie Ann Gorinac Larsen, 57, 147 Angel Ham Drive, died March 14, 2000, at home. She was a native of Port Huron, Mich., daughter of the late George Gorinac, homemaker, attended Full Gospel Christian Fellowship, Stanley.
SURVIVORS: Daughter and son-in-law, Janelle L. and Jason Johnson, Ranlo; son, Karl D. Larsen, Mount Holly; mother, Josephine Reid Gorinac, Phoenix; sisters, Carla Finley, Mount Holly, Mary Roy, Phoenix; brothers, George Gorinac, Rotia, Spain, Stanley Gorinac, Phoenix; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Johnson
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Friday, Woodlawn Funeral Home, Pastor Dennis Fox
BURIAL: Evergreen Cemetery
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, funeral home; other times at 505 N. Hawthorne St., Mount Holly
PALLBEARERS: Mark Faile, Joseph Finley, Jason Johnson, Gary Evans

Patrick Ira Elliott
LAKE WYLIE, S.C. ó Patrick Ira Elliott, 91, Atria Assisted Living, died March 14, 2000, at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, S.C. He was a native of Jefferson County, Ala., father of the late Helen Elliott, member of Firestone Wesleyan Church, Gastonia, retired drafting engineer from Alabama Power Co. after 47 years of service, self-employed woodcrafter, former member of Helena, Ala., United Methodist Church.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Jean Munyer Elliott; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Sam and Sandra Munyer, Helena; stepdaughters and stepsons-in-law, Jean and David Nesnow, Mary Ann and Rev. Raymond Phaup, Gastonia; grandchildren; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren
MEMORIAL SERVICE: To be held at later date
ARRANGEMENTS: Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City

Beatrice Hall Brown
BESSEMER CITY - Beatrice Hall Brown, 75, 826 Oak St., died March 15, 2000, at home. She was a native of Gaston County, wife of the late Sam Brown, daughter of the late Carroll and Willie Hall, sister of the late Stanley and Lloyd Hall, homemaker.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Ronnie Denton, Jimmy Brown, Bessemer City; sisters, Pauline Broughton, Kat Eaves, Gastonia; brother, Richard Hall, Gastonia; grandchildren, Christy Denton Howard, Brad Denton, Bessemer City; great-grandchildren, Daryl Howard, Christian Denton
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Friday, Ward Funeral Home, Gastonia, Rev. Andy Broughton
BURIAL: Westview Gardens, Bessemer City
VISITATION: 7-8:30 tonight, funeral home; other times at the home
PALLBEARERS: Duke Howard, Dennis Peavy, Robby and Mike Broughton
MEMORIALS: Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia 28054

Ella Shepard Crocker
MAIDEN - Ella Shepard Crocker, 96, 4566 36th St., San Diego, formerly of this area, died March 9, 2000, in San Diego. She was a native of Gaston County, wife of the late Jake Crocker, daughter of the late Mary Shepard, restaurant cook.
SURVIVORS: Nieces and nephews
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Saturday, Maiden Chapel Baptist Church, Revs. Billy Ramseur, Thomas Thompson
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 30 minutes before the service, church; other times at the home of Harold and Margaret Ramseur, 333 Ramseur Road, Maiden
ARRANGEMENTS: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Evelyn Lucille Welch Graham, 70, 716 Sipes St., died March 14, 2000, at White Oak Manor. She was a native of Gaston County, wife of the late Hugh Clinton Graham, daughter of the late Richard and Eula Mae Hamby Welch, sister of the late Harold and Jimmy Welch, member of Cherokee Street Baptist Church, worked for more than 20 years at Goody-Goody Barbecue, worked in home health care.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughter-in-law, David Eugene and Kathy Graham, Kings Mountain, Timothy James Graham, Grover; daughters, Kathy Graham, Kings Mountain, Teresa Mae Ruiz, Brandon, Fla.; brothers and sister-in-law, Charles L. and Junior R. Welch, Kings Mountain, Billy Ray and Angeline Welch, Bessemer City; sister, Joyce Green, Kings Mountain; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 3 p.m. Friday, Mountain Rest Cemetery, Revs. George Leigh, Herman Green
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel, Gastonia
PALLBEARERS: Johnny and Ricky Alley, Chad and John Byrd, Michael Carter, Kelly Welch
MEMORIALS: Cherokee Street Baptist Church, Kings Mountain 28086

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