Bobby G. Bingham
GASTONIA Bobby Glenn Bingham, 65, 1910 Beechwood Circle, died Oct. 14, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Gaston County, son of the late Ancle Jacob and Lassie Mae Bingham Slagle, retired machinist from Klutz Machine Shop, member of Bethel Baptist Church, Army veteran.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Rebecca Hooks Bingham; daughters and son-in-law, Glenda Carolyn B. and Paul Farmer, Krystal Dawn Bingham, Gastonia, Barbara Lyn B. Nations, the home; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary Ancle and Christine Slagle, Randy and Wanda Slagle, Gastonia; grandchildren, Thomas and Rebecca Farmer, Scottie, Bobby and Jessica Nations, Justin Kisah, Gastonia
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Sisters, Geraldine Hoyle, Doris E. Border
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Bethal Baptist Church, Lowell, Rev. James Drennan
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, McLean Funeral Directors
PALLBEARERS: Brian Slagle, Michael Braswell, Darrin Wilson, Shane Gibson, Ray Heffner, Scott Norman, Zane McSwain
MEMORIALS: Bethal Baptist Church, Main Street, Lowell 28098
Elizabeth B. Martin
GASTONIA Elizabeth Bell Martin, 67, 153 Redwood Lane, died Oct. 15, 2000 at her home.
She was a native of Onslow County, daughter of the late William and Mary Jones Bell, wife of the late Fred Martin, she was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Cheryl Martin, Gastonia; sisters, Billie B. Howard and Mary B. Andrews, Hubert; grandchildren, Elizabeth, William, Haley and Hannah Martin; great-grandchild, Emily Martin; several nieces and nephews
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Brothers, Maxwell Wallace, Leavous and Dan Bell
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel, Rev. Don Mott
BURIAL: Armstrong Cemetery
VISITATION: 30 minutes before the service at the funeral home
PALLBEARERS: Joy Clinton, William Martin II, Chris McSwain, Lester Millwood, Mark Quinn, Larry Walker
SHELBY Carla Ann Putnam Cobb, 45, 2107 Cedar Circle Drive, died Oct. 14, 2000 at her home.
She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Shirley Putnam, member of Christ The King Church, homemaker
SURVIVORS: Husband of 29 years, Wesley E. Cobb; sons, Christopher and Rodney Cobb, of the home; daughter-in-law, Misty Cobb; father, Clyde E. Putnam; brother, Ernie Putnam, Pageland, S.C.; step-sister, Keesha Putnam, of the home; grandchildren, Jonathan and Brandy Cobb, of the home
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Christ The King Church, Rev. Vernon Moore; body will be placed in the church two hours before the service
BURIAL: Sunset Cemetery
VISITATION: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, at the church
MEMORIALS: Christ The King Church, 1311 S. Lafayette St., Shelby 28152
ARRANGEMENTS: Cleveland Funeral Services
Jack E. Cogdell
SHELBY Jack Edward Cogdell, 63, 1161 Granite Drive, died Oct. 15, 2000 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Cleveland County, son of the late Broadus Dewey Cogdell and Mary Vashtie Causby Jones. He was a retired truck driver for Bost Bakery, Triple D, member of Union Baptist Church, Polkville, U.S. Navy veteran.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Patsy Russ Cogdell; sons and daughters-in-laws, Dewey and Joe Cogdell, Michael and Tammy Cogdell, Shelby, Wayne and Doe Cogdell, Monroe; five grandchildren
FUNERAL: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Lutz-Austell Funeral Home, Rev. J. Barry Goodman, body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service.
BURIAL: Union Baptist Church Cemetery
VISITATION: 6-8:30 tonight, at the funeral home
MEMORIALS: American Heart Association Cleveland County Unit, P.O. Box 2391, Shelby 28151-2391
John L. Rice
GASTONIA John L. Rice, 80, 2120 N. Modena St., died Oct. 15, 2000 at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Cherokee County, Ga., son of the late Sidney Elijah and Nora White Rice, retired from Burlington Mills, worked for 20 years as a Gazette carrier, veteran.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Georgia Hall Rice; son, John Earl Rice, Gastonia; daughters, Rachel R. Seagle, Gastonia, Mary R. Ortega, Charlotte, Myra Gail R. Love, Gastonia; brother, Luther Rice, Gastonia; sister, Hazel Caldwell, Gastonia; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Brothers, Fred and Benton Rice; sisters, Mable Rice Brymer, Irene Rice Johnson
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. today, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel, Rev. Mitchel Baker
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: At the home
PALLBEARERS: Clint Fox, Scott Love, Clay Maldonado, Blair and Tony Rice, Randy Seagle
Dennis M. Hudson, Sr.
DALLAS Dennis Michael Hudson Sr., 49, 223 Hoyles Creek Road, died Oct. 14, 2000, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.
He was a native of Gaston County, son of the late John L. Hudson Jr., technician with Crown Lift Trucks, Charlotte.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Sandra Underwood Hudson; mother, Elsie Barbara Greene Brewer, Lincolnton; daughters, Lora Price and husband Michael, Mount Holly, Shelly Taylor and husband Barry, Bessemer City, Brandi Hudson, the home; son, Dennis Michael Hudson Jr., the home; brothers, Jerry Hudson, Lincolnton, Ricky Hudson, Gastonia; sisters, Kathy Schronce, Barbara Stone, Lincolnton; grandchildren, Alaina and Ashley Taylor, Austin and Brandon Hudson
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Noon Wednesday, Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly, Rev. Robert Gittens
VISITATION: At the home; condolence messages may be sent to email@example.com
Thomas R. Wagner
GASTONIA Thomas Raymond Wagner, 68, 1510 Duhart Ave. Apartment 13, died Oct. 15, 2000 at his home.
He was a native of Nassau County, N.Y. and a Navy veteran
SURVIVORS: Wife, Katherine Wagner; sons, Patrick Wagner, South Carolina, Tommy Wagner, Georgia; daughters, Jean Roth, Georgia, Jackie Wagner, New York; step-sons, Bobby Morris, Belmont, Jeff Morris, Dallas; step-daughter, Kathy Morrow, Gastonia
ARRANGEMENTS: Green Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
Lillian M. Burgess
GASTONIA Lillian Mobley Burgess, 92, Brian Center, died Oct. 15, 2000, at her residence.
She was a native of Gaston County, daughter of the late William Franklin and Mattie Armstrong Mobley, wife of the late Morrison N. Burgess, charter member of Fraley Memorial Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, Max and Erma Burgess, Dallas, Darrell and June Burgess, Gastonia, Richard and Tavia Burgess, Maiden; daughters and son-in-law, Eulalia and Charles Roberts, Maxine Blanton, Marlene Black, Gastonia; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Daughters, Florene Mobley, Bobbie Dean Burgess; six brothers and one sister
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel, Revs. Kenneth Faulkenbury, Warner Dole
BURIAL: Long Creek Cemetery, Dallas
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, funeral home
PALLBEARERS: Brad Barber, Jeff Blanton, James, Nick, Tim and Darrell Burgess Jr.
Patricia T. Farris
GASTONIA Patricia Tarbush Farris, 37, 122 Madison Lane, died Oct. 15, 2000 after a three-year battle with breast cancer.
She was a native of Gaston County, daughter of the late Wade H. Tarbush Jr. She attended South Point High School and Gaston College, and was a retail clothing sales consultant, member of Cancer Support Group of Gaston County, and Unity Baptist Church, Belmont.
SURVIVORS: Husband, Mark E. Farris; mother, Floy Manus Tarbush, Belmont; brothers, Mike Tarbush Sr., Belmont, Cary Tarbush, South Carolina; sister, Lisa T. Bradshaw, Belmont
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Unity Baptist Church, Belmont, Revs. Joe Lawing, Larry Bradley
VISITATION: Following the service in the church fellowship hall
MEMORIALS: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75264-0309 or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3989, Gastonia 28054 or Unity Baptist Church, 1005 E. Catawba St., Belmont 28012
ARRANGEMENTS: Carothers Funeral Home, Belmont
Kenneth E. Karriker
MOORESVILLE Kenneth Eugene Karriker, 57, Parker Avenue, died Oct. 16, 2000, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center.
He was a native of Mooresville, son of the late Jay and Connie Shumake Karriker, former employee of Burlington Industries.
SURVIVORS: Brother, Larry S. Karriker, Mooresville; sisters, Mrs. Hoyle (Margaret) Cook, Concord, Mrs. Jimmy (Nancy) Barrett, Gastonia, Mrs. "Bud" (Pat) Hess, China Grove, Mrs. "Dee" (Linda) Clary, Mt. Ulla
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. today, Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Rev. Tim Newton
BURIAL: Glenwood Memorial Park
VISITATION: One hour before service, funeral home