Helen Roper Strickland
GASTONIA — Helen Craig Roper Strickland, 81, 402 S. Broad St., died May 27, 2000, at Belaire Health Care Center.
She was a native of Gaston County, wife of the late Eugene C. Strickland, daughter of the late Ollie Oscar and Edna Marie Hooper Craig, retired from Gaston County public schools, lifetime member of First Baptist Church, taught church training union, worked as certifier with Board of Elections.
SURVIVORS: Daughter and son-in-law, Jerre Jones and Bill Garnett, Wilmington; son and daughter-in-law, James R. and Judy Roper, Grover; grandchildren and spouses, James G. and Susan Jones Jr., Siler City, Robert G. Jones, Dublin, Ga., James R. Roper III, Kings Mountain, Michael W. Roper, Grover; great-grandchildren, Michael Allen Roper, Kings Mountain, Chase Jones, Dublin, Ga.; niece and spouse, Susan Spalpeton and Pac McLaurin
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: 11 brothers and sisters
FUNERAL: 10 a.m. today, Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia, Rev. Dr. Leon Smith
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
PALLBEARERS: Lewis Coletta, Max Rollins, James G. Jr. and Robert G. Jones, James R. III and Michael W. Roper
MEMORIALS: First Baptist Church, 2650 Union Road, Gastonia 28054
Charles A. ‘Doc’ Hall
BELMONT — Charles A. "Doc" Hall, 84, 502 Hawley Ave., died May 28, 2000, at Mecklenburg Health Care Center, Charlotte.
He was a native of McAdenville, son of the late Charles Thomas and Grace Rhyne Hall, retired carpenter, worked as ship builder during wartime.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ethel Blanche Chapman Hall; sister, Helen Quick, Anaheim, Calif.; nieces and nephews
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Brothers, John and William Hall; sisters, Betty Pannell, Edith Guffey, Gladys Broadway
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1 p.m. Wednesday, McLean-Bumgardner Funeral Home, Rev. Alan Smith
BURIAL: Greenwood Cemetery
VISITATION: One hour before service, funeral home
MEMORIALS: Charity of donor’s choice
Henry Y. Belk
KINGS MOUNTAIN — Henry Young "H.Y." Belk, 76, 909 N. Ramseur St., died May 28, 2000, at Kings Mountain Hospital.
He was the son of the late Henry and Mamie Hardin Belk, attended Davidson Memorial Baptist Church, Shelby, retired from the textile industry, served in the Army.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Laura Sue Ware Belk, Kings Mountain; son, James Brian Belk, Antioch, S.C.; daughters, Linda Sue Belk, Beverly Faucette, Kings Mountain; sisters, Aileen Ross, Kings Mountain, Mary Godley, Shelby; grandchildren, Brandy Lee Faucette, Luke Tyler Thompson; great-grandchild, Jacob Evan Stroupe
FUNERAL: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Harris Funeral Home, Revs. Dale Thornburg, Eugene Land
BURIAL: Mountain Rest Cemetery
VISITATION: 6-8 tonight, funeral home
CLARENCE L. JONES
CHARLOTTE — Clarence Lee Jones, 73, died May 28, 2000.
He was a native of Ranlo, son of the late John Peay and Ollie Mae Rhyne Jones, husband of the late Dorothy Dodge Jones, attended Belmont Abbey and Clemson University, owned and operated The Hule Restaurant, Navy veteran of World War II, mason and a shriner.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Ann Jones, Waxhaw; LCDR Clayton L. and Patti Jones, Weddington; daughter and son-in-law, Denise J. and Jeff Mills, Weddington; brother, Harold R. Jones, Winnsboro, S.C.; grandchildren and spouses, Chris and Melody Jones, Amanda, Ashley, Meredith Jones, Jason and Ryan Mills; guardian angel, Willie Burton
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Thursday, Hankins and Whittington, Dilworth Chapel, Rev. Mark Wilhelm
BURIAL: Forest Lawn West Cemetery
VISITATION: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, funeral home
MEMORIALS: Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte 28204
ANGELENE G. MOORE
STANLEY — Angelene Goodson Moore, 86, 941 Upper Spencer Mountain Road, died May 29, 2000, at home.
She was a native of Lincoln County, daughter of the late W. Abner and Hattie Goodson, wife of the late Samuel W. Moore, retired co-owner and operator of Comissary at J.P. Stevens Co., homemaker, member of Revival Tabernacle.
SURVIVORS: Son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Brenda Moore, Charlotte; daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and Ben Brabham, Abbie and Bill Hartis, Stanley; sisters, Clara Cooper, Lincolnton, Dot Yarborough, Iron Station; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Two brothers; seven sisters
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Revival Tabernacle, Rev. Robert Gittens
BURIAL: Hillcrest Gardens
VISITATION: 6:30-8:30 tonight, Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley
MEMORIALS: Revival Tabernacle Building Fund, 215 S. Main St., Stanley 28164
HELEN E. MARSH
KINGS MOUNTAIN — Helen Sexton Estes Marsh, 68, 227 Ridge St., died May 26, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.
She was a native of York County, S.C., daughter of the late Jesse James and Queen Anne Victoria Outen Sexton, wife of the late William F. Marsh.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Harry Estes Jr., Grover, Luther Thomas Estes, Kings Mountain; daughters, Mary Adams, Dallas, Linda Johns, Mildred Bronk, Jean Alexander, Cathey Rake, Kings Mountain; brothers, Roy and Harry Sexton, Rock Hill, S.C., Jesse Sexton Jr., Chester, S.C.; Joe Sexton, Kings Mountain; sister, Racheal Mullenix, New Castle, Ohio; 27 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Two sons
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. today, Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel, Rev. Odell Cook
BURIAL: Lakeview Memory Gardens
VISITATION: One hour before service, church
PALLBEARERS: Billy Alexander, Billy Bridges, Jesse Estes, Lee Hodge, Jerry and Wayne Stevens
JAMES W. WEAVER
GASTONIA — James Wells Weaver, 73, 1600 Lloyd White Road, died May 29, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Gaston County, son of the late James L. and Lena Flowers Weaver, husband of the late Della L. Weaver, Air Force veteran, member of Shalotte Church of God, Shalotte.
SURVIVORS: Daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and James Aplin, Florence, S.C., Darlene and Gary Hooper, Stanley, Shirley and Harold Frye, Debra and Mike Lang, Gastonia; six brothers; six sisters; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: One brother
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel, Dr. Conley Matlock
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
Howard W. Bumgardner
GASTONIA — Howard Wilson Bumgardner, 70, 1817 Davis Park Road, died May 26, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Gaston County, son of the late Edith Rogers, Army veteran.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Donald Ray and Patrick N. Bumgardner, Laurens, S.C., Howard Eugene Bumgardner, Gastonia; brothers, George M. Jr. and James A. Rodgers, Gastonia; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Son, Kenneth Bumgardner; brother, Charles K. Rodgers
FUNERAL: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Pisgah ARP Church, Rev. Jerry Millwood
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 6-8 tonight, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
PALLBEARERS: Ricky Glover, Kyle and Ralph Picklesimer
FOREST CITY — Melvin Huntsinger, 66, 109 Brewer Court, Dallas, formerly of Forest City, died May 29, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.
He was a native of Rutherford County, son of the late Romie Lee and Carrie Henson Huntsinger, retired insurance agent.
SURVIVORS: Son, Ronald Huntsinger, Bessemer City; daughter, Deborah Huntsinger Bly, Forest City; brother, Clayton Huntsinger, Forest City; sisters, Gladys and Agnes Huntsinger, Rutherfordton; four grandchildren
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Padgett and King Mortuary, Rev. Jerry Millwood
BURIAL: Holly Springs Cemetery
VISITATION: 6-8 tonight, funeral home, other times at the home of Clayton Huntsinger, 110 Brookmont Ave.
MEMORIALS: Donor’s choice