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Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection
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Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Gaston County, North Carolina Obituary Collection - 69

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Date: Tuesday, 23 February 2010, at 1:50 p.m.

David C. Gregg
GASTONIA — David Curtis Gregg, 19, 2647 Castle Hill Drive, died Sept. 6, 1999, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.He was a native of Texas, grandson of the late James A. Gregg and Wray W. Curtis, graduate of Hunter Huss High School, employed by automated Patrol Systems, member of Chapel Grove Baptist Church. SURVIVORS: Parents, Rev. Gary and Diane Curtis Gregg, the home; sister and brother-in-law, Kimberly Diane and Steve Blair, Gastonia; grandmothers, Mary Ellen Gregg, Gastonia, Beatrice Curtis, Mount Holly; uncles, aunts and cousins
FUNERAL: 1 p.m. Thursday, Chapel Grove Baptist Church, Rev. James Lowery
BURIAL: Evergreen Memorial Park
VISITATION: 6-9 tonight, the church, other times at the home
PALLBEARERS: Clint Beaver, Jason and Jonathan Blanton, Ryan Dunaway, Matt Lollis, Dwayne Mason
MEMORIALS: Crisis Pregnancy Center, 3303 Union Road, Gastonia 28056 or Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone 28607
ARRANGEMENTS: Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel

Polly A. H. Bell
GASTONIA – Polly Ann Hall Bell, 44, of 703 Modena St., died Sept. 6, 1999, at her residence. She was a native of Gaston County, sister of the late Ronnie Dale Hall and Robert Franklin Hall.
SURVIVORS: Son, Terry Allen Cathey, Gastonia; son and daughter-in-law, Billy Eugene and Tonya Turner Cathey, Winston Salem; daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy Lynn and Rodney Day Sr., Kings Mountain, Tina Michelle and James Moore, Gastonia; parents, Billy and Mary Ann Harrison Hall; brothers, Carl Leonard Hall, Gastonia, Raymond Dean Hall, Lincolnton; seven grandchildren
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Thursday, Bethel Baptist Church, Lowell, Rev. James Drennan
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel, other times at the home
PALLBEARERS: Ralph Bradley, Joe Day, Jonathan Presley, Bill Turner, Billy Worthy, William Worthy

Losina E. S. Walker
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Losina Estlack Saye Walker, 93, of 1330 India Hook Road, died Sept. 6, 1999, at Westminster Towers Center.She was a native of Kirksville, Mo., daughter of the late Marshall Marsh and Katherine Schneider Estlack, wife of the late John Rainey Saye and Leland Walker, a teacher for 30 years, graduate of Phillips University, received masters of education and music from the University of Oklahoma, received associates degree in music from the University of South Carolina, member, choir director and soloist of First Presbyterian Chuch, Rock Hill. SURVIVORS: Son, Joseph Marshall Saye, St. Louis; daughter, Mary Katherine Stephens, Burneyville, Okla.; cousin, Joseph H. Rainey, Sharon, S.C.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren
GRAVESIDE SERVICES: 4 p.m. today, Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Sharon, Rev. Meredith Cavin, Charles Bradford
VISITATION: At the home of Joseph H. Rainey, Sharon
MEMORIALS: American Heart Association, 400 Percival Road, Columbia, S.C. 29206
ARRANGEMENTS: Bratton Funeral Home, York, S.C.

Margaret V. A. H. Hinson
YORK, S.C. – Margaret Vera Alexander Hope Hinson, 81, of 1309 Highway 97, died Sept. 7, 1999, at home.She was a native of York County, daughter of the late Thomas and Lena Wilson Alexander, wife of the late Rufus Hope and Grover Hinson, retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing, member of Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church, Sharon, S.C.
SURVIVORS: Sons, David Hope, Union, S.C., Bob Hope, Sharon, Tommy Hope, Hickory Grove, S.C.; daughters, Jean H. Horton, Faye H. Scoggins, Linda H. Rochester, Sharon, Rose H. Maddy, Dallas; brothers, Fred Alexander, Clover, S.C., Linsey Alexander, Kings Mountain; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild
FUNERAL: 4 p.m. Thursday, Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church, Sharon, Revs. Gene Thompson and George Bush
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Bratton Funeral Home, York
MEMORIALS: Bullock Creek Presbyterian Church building fund, 7386 Lockhart Road., Sharon, 29742; Hickory Grove Life Saving Squad, P.O. Box 224, Hickory Grove, 29717

Carolyn M. Howe
CONCORD – Carolyn Mauney Howe, 69, of Concord Nursing Center, formerly of Gastonia, died Sept. 7, 1999 at her residence.A native of Gaston County, she was wife of the late Conley Howe Jr., a charter member of Parkwood Baptist Church, Gastonia, and a homemaker.
SURVIVORS: Daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Ronald Boling, Winston Salem, Terry and Bill Pinnix, Kannapolis; grandchildren Wesley and Dylan Pinnix and Ashley Boling
FUNERAL: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Carothers Colonial Chapel, Gastonia, Rev. M.O. Owens
BURIAL: Gaston Memorial Park
VISITATION: One hour prior to service, funeral home

Nathan Anderson Jr.
STANLEY – Nathan Anderson Jr., 62, of 6498 McIntosh Road, died Sept. 4, 1999, at home.A native of Lincoln County, he was son of the late Nathan Anderson Sr., a member of Gold Hill Baptist Church, Stanley, and a janitor.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ella McCorkle Anderson, Lowesville; daughters, Juanita McCorkle Ross, Bessemer City, Sylvia Anderson, Lincolnton, Patricia Carpenter, Gastonia, Valerie Anderson, Lowesville; sons, Nathan Anderson III, Gastonia, Darrall and Reginald Anderson, Lowesville; mother, Nannie Anderson, Lowesville; sisters, Margaret A. Phinx, Annie Ruth Hopper, Pauline Connor and Lucy Dillard, Lowesville; brothers, Roosevelt Anderson, Stanley, Ivey Anderson and Bobby Anderson, Charlotte; 32 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends
FUNERAL: 4 p.m. Thursday, Gold Hill Baptist Church, Stanley, Rev. Franklin E. Lowery
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: One hour before service, church
ARRANGEMENTS: Costner Funeral Home

Gordia S. Armstrong
RUTHERFORDTON – Gordia Stowe Armstrong, 82, of Ellenboro, died Sept. 7, 1999, at Oak Grove Health Care Center.She was a native of York County, daughter of the late John and Cassie Deese Stowe, wife of the late Robert Armstrong, a retired textile employee.
SURVIVORS: Son, Johnny Armstrong, Ellenboro; daughters, Faye Street, Ellenboro, Shirley Early, Forest City; brothers, Walt Stowe, Charlotte, Sonny Stowe, Monroe; sisters, Beatrice Jenkins and Sylvia Smith, Cherryville, Mary Head, Dallas, Epsey Willis, Fort Mill, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Thursday, Hayes Memorial Baptist Church, Henrietta, Rev. Wayne Toney
GRAVESIDE SERVICES: 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont
VISITATION: 7-9 tonight, Harrelson Funeral Home, Caroleen, also at the home of Faye Street, 803 E. US 74 Business, Ellenboro

Alline Barnes
CHERRYVILLE – Alline Barnes, 87, of Colonial Oaks Apartments No. 2 Academy St., died Sept. 4, 1999, at home.She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Miles E. and Della Cosby Borders, wife of the late Elbert Griggs and Elmore Barnes, mother of the late Miles Elbert Griggs and Charles James Griggs, sister of the late Lelia Oates, Jessie Mauney, Margurete Geter, Doris and Hilliard Borders, former member of Washington Baptist Church, Waco, member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Cherryville.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughter-in-law, Austin Griggs, Waco, William Hugh Griggs, Hickory, Randy Louis and Emery Griggs, Shelby; daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Leroy Hopper, Shelby, Willie Mae Patterson, Cherryville, Lolita Fernanders, Gastonia, Curryline and Carl Merritt and Elizabeth Wilson, Hickory; sisters Johnnie Wilson, Sudie Bell Webber and Lolita Howell, Shelby, Juanita Howell, Cleveland; 43 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. Friday, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Rev. Roger Fuller
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 30 minutes before service, church
ARRANGEMENTS: Enloe Mortuary

Junie H. Bowens
GROVER — Junie Hord Bowens, 88, 217 Hardin Circle, died Sept. 10, 1999, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Grover and Emma Pearl Porter Hord, mother of the late Kenneth and Reece Bowens, homemaker, member of Faith Baptist Church, Shelby.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Elizabeth Bowens, Grover, Harold and Jan Bowens, Sulphur, La., Larry and Sandra Bowens, Blacksburg, S.C.; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Gene Adams, Elaine Mullinax, Geneva Hord, Grover, Maxine and Curtis Spell, Sulphur; brother, Calvin Hord, Martinsville, Ohio; sister, Lucy Wright, Shelby; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Monday, Faith Baptist Church, Revs. Barry Goodman, Johnny Owens
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, other times at the home of Sandra Adams, 215 Hardin Circle, Grover

Eileen J. Russell
BANNER ELK — Eileen Jestes Russell, 86, Grandfather Mountain community, died Sept. 9, 1999, at Sloop Memorial Hospital.She was a native of Watauga County, wife of the late Herman Frank Russell, mother of the late Ray and R.L. Russell, homemaker, of Baptist faith.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughters-in-law, William Ralph and Edna Russell, Valle Crucis, Richard and Irma Russell, Clover, S.C.; daughters and sons-in-law, Mozelle and Marshall Compton, Roanoke, Va., Fran and Michael Meade, Rock Hill, S.C., Judy and David Overman, Charlotte; 17 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren
FUNERAL: 2 p.m. today, Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, Boone, officiant, Kenneth Caswell
BURIAL: Jestes Family Cemetery
MEMORIALS: American Diabetes Association, 3109 Poplarwood Court, Raleigh 27604-1043

Audrey H. Seitz
HICKORY — Audrey Jeanette Huffman Seitz, 63, died Sept. 10, 1999, at Frye Regional Medical Center.She was a native of Catawba County, daughter of the late Charles L. and Katie Hefner Huffman, wife of the late Bobby Keith Seitz, sister of the late Doris Charlene Huffman, active member of New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, employed by Davidson County and Catawba County school systems for 32 years, retired from Mt. View Elementary School in 1992, volunteer for Cooperative Christian Ministry and Frye Regional Medical Center, received Kiwanis Volunteer of the Year award, graduate of Appalachian State University Teacher College in 1958.
SURVIVORS: Sons and daughter-in-law, Michael Seitz, Dwayne and Angela Seitz Martin, Hickory; sister and brother-in-law, Jewel and Mac Brawley, Cherryville; grandson, Preston Scott Seitz, Hickory; brothers-in-law, Ervin Seitz, Newton, Glen and Carl Seitz, Hickory
FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Sunday, New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Rev. Randy Cauble
BURIAL: Church cemetery
VISITATION: 7-8:30 tonight, Bass-Smith Funeral Home
PALLBEARERS: Dolan, Ken, And Tony Huffman, Billy, Bob and Dan McKinney
MEMORIALS: New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 2120 Startown Road, Hickory 28601

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