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Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituaries - 18

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Date: Saturday, 21 November 2009, at 10:24 a.m.

Edward Land
DAVIDSON — Edward Champion Land Jr., 91, died Jan. 1, 2004. A graveside service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Asheboro City Cemetery. A memorial service followed at 3 p.m. at First United Methdodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Land; one daughter, Christinanna Johnson of Wilmington; one son, Edward Land III of Statesville and five grandchildren, Anna Averitt, Allison Land, Emilie Land and Edward Land IV.
Memorials may be made to Joslyn Diabetes Center, One Joslyn Place, Boston, Mass. 02215 or charity of one’s choice.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro was in charge of arrangements.

Caroline Crumley
TARBORO — Caroline Crumley, 88, died Dec. 30, 2003. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Westminster Garden in Greensboro.
She was a member of Presbyterian Church of the Covenant.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Crumley of the home; two sons, Dr. Charles Crumley of Lincolnton and Robert Crumley of Rocky Mount; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Church of Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., Greensboro, NC 27403.
Bowling Funeral Home and Cremations in Tarboro was in charge of arrangements.

Lillie Crouse
MAIDEN — Lillie Carnelia Buff Crouse, 95, of 4194 Buffalo Shoals Road, died Jan. 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at Burke Mortuary in Maiden. Burial will follow in Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church Cemetery.
Born in Burke County, she was retired from the textile industry.
Survivors include one son, Rev. David Crouse of Stony Point; one daughter, Dorothy Drum of Maiden; 10 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 29 great great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Abernethy Retirement Center, 102 Leonard Avenue, Newton, NC 28658.

Paul McMurry
Paul Edward McMurry, 68, of 183 A. St., died Jan. 4, 2004. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Frankie McMurry of the home; two sons, Johnny Tindall and Wesley McMurry both of Lincolnton; two daughters, Paula Elgin of Dallas, Texas and Wanda Varnadore of Lincolnton; three sisters, Ruth Baxter, Martha Armstrong and Marie Cantrell all of Lincolnton; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation, 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 550, Charlotte, NC 28210.

Harry Allen
CHERRYVILLE — Harry Hampton Allen Jr., 81, of 805 Woodhaven Drive, died Jan. 4, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.
Born in Cherryville, he was the retired owner and pharmacist of Allen Drug Company and was a member of the Cherryville Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Joan London Allen of the home; one son, Stan Allen of Cherryville; one daughter, Cindy Eaker of Cherryville; one brother, William Allen Sr. of Cherryville; one sister, Shirlee Marazza of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Jason Eaker, Christy Eaker, Jan Bowser, Rod Bowser and Jay Allen and one great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to Christian Outreach Center, 301 E. First St., Cherryville, NC 28021.
Carpenters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roberta Mitchell
MAIDEN — Roberta Overstreet Mitchell, 79, of 105 Tutt Drive, died Jan. 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Burke Mortuary in Maiden. Burial will follow in Maiden City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Born in McDowell County, W. Va., she was a homemaker and a member of St. James AME Zion Church.
Survivors include five sons, Bernard McBride of Worchester, Mass.., Nigel Cook and Roy Cook both of W. Va., Willie Cook of Hickory and Homer Tilley of Bunn; two daughters, Brendetta McBride of Lenoir and Vesetta Moss of Maiden; 17 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Holiness Church, 338 Stadium Avenue, Newton, NC 28658.

Colleen Cook
LOWESVILLE — Colleen Anita Leonard Cook, 47, died Jan. 3, 2004. A celebration of life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Drum Funeral Home Chapel in Conover. The family will receive friends following the celebration.
Born in Catawba County, she was formerly employed by Gaston Memorial Hospital and worked in landscaping.
Survivors include her parents, Eli and Alleen Lackey Leonard of Hiddenite; three sons, Gene Cook, Richard Cook and Jason Cook all of Lowesville; three grandchildren, Joshua Cook, Bryson Cook and Christopher Cook; one brother, Philip Leonard of Lowesville and her ex-husband, Tex Cook of Iron Station.
Memorials may be made in her name to the Myastinia Gravis Association of American, 1821 University Avenue W., Suite 256, St. Paul, Minn. 55104.

Charlie Mattox
Charlie Bennie Mattox, 59, of 2536 Salem Church Road, died Jan. 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hovis Cemetery.
Born in Gaston County, he was employed by Timken and was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Mattox of the home; one son, Jeff Mattox; two daughters, Susan Lykins and Lisa Clemmer both of Dallas; his mother, Mary Frances Friday of Dallas; one sister, Libby Farmer of Dallas; four grandchildren, Ben Mattox, Michael Clemmer, Jonathan Clemmer and Suzanne Lykins.
Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 676, Lincolnton, NC 28093 or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Pathaniel Carson
HICKORY — Pathaniel “Tan” Nellie Ruth Carson, 69, of 933 2nd St., SW, died Jan. 1, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Morningstar First Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow in Southside Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 tonight at Allen Mitchell Funeral Home in Hickory.
Born in Burke County, she was retired from Ellis Hosiery.
Survivors include four daughters, Patsy Setzer, Theresa Shade, Audrey Carson and Antrice Carson all of Hickory; two sons, Gregory Carson of Hickory and Christopher Carson of Mt. Airy; three granddaughters, Angela Casey, Sherry Saddler and Kimberly Shade; four grandsons, Sean Carson, Brandon Carson, Keon Carson and D’Andre Reid; two sisters, Marie Roy of Jamaica, NY and Vernia Hunter of Lincolnton and nine great-grandchildren.

Lucy Ward
STATESVILLE — Lucy Overcash Ward, 88, died Jan. 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Lake Norman Christian Ministries, where she was a member. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville.
Born in Iredell County, she was employed by Draymore Manufacturing and was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son, Gorman Ward of Mooresville; three daughters, Barbara Stevenson of Troutman, Dianne Cochran of Denver and Amanda Ward of Salisbury; five brothers, Robert Overcash, Homer Overcash, Max Overcash and Bud Overcash; four sisters, Marie Stutts, Nellie Johnson, Betty Bentley and Patricia Overcash; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 448 Ostwalt-Amity Road, Troutman, NC 28166.

Ivey Lankford
KINGS MOUNTAIN — Ivey Culberson Lankford, 92, of 806 Church St., died Jan. 6, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Second Baptist Church in Kings Mountain. Interment will follow in Mountain Rest Cemetery.
Born in Gaston County, she was retired from Margrace Mills and a charter member of Second Baptist Church.
Survivors include one brother, Donnie Culberson of Lincolnton and a number of nieces and nephews.
Harris Funeral Home in Kings Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Ray Cody
CONCORD — Rev. Ray Spencer Cody, 95, of Brian Center Health and Retirement, died Jan. 6, 2004. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 tonight at Lady’s Funeral Home in Kannapolis.
Born in Stanly County, he was a retired minister and attended Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Porter of Seabrook, Texas and Raychel Carroll of Kannapolis; four sisters, Myrtle Allen of Eatonton, Ga., Mary Frances Harris and Jewel Medlin both of Arlington, Va. and Lucille Nance of Albemarle; four granddaughters, Christine Hoyle, Valerie Marcott, Kimberly Page and Sara Carroll and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church, 6001 Concord Salisbury Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083 or Gideons International, PO Box 52, Kannapolis, NC 28082.

Thelma Cannon
NEWTON — Thelma Gayle Cannon, 51, of 128 W. 15th St., died Jan. 7, 2004. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born in Caldwell County.
Survivors include two daughters, Dawn Hamilton and Cindy Frazie both of Newton; four sisters, Barbara Lutz of Maiden, Juanita Bolick of Newton, Betty Davis of Texas and Sherry Mortez of Granite Falls; her mother, Margaret Davis Cannon of Newton and three grandsons.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5261 Glen Allen, Va. 23058 or American Diabetes Association, 434 Fayetteville St. Mall, 2 Hanover Square, Suite 1600, Raleigh, NC 27601.

Keeva Hunt
SHERRILLS FORD — Keeva Jovan Hunt, 26, of 3453 Mt. Beulah Road, died Jan. 6, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. Burial will follow at Mt. Beulah United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at Burke Mortuary.
Born in Catawba County, she was employed by Balls Creek Head Start.
Survivors include her mother, Sharon Hunt of Claremont; father and step-mother, Bobby and Vivian Hunt of Claremont; one daughter, Kyndal Hunt of the home; four brothers, Steven Hunt of the home, Kensley Dalton of Statesville, Aaron Hunt and Corey Hunt both of Claremont; paternal grandparents Floyd and Jeanette Phillips of Catawba; maternal grandfather, Billy Gibbs of Lenoir and great-grandmother, Daisy Miller of Taylorsville.

Bonnie Hallman
CHERRYVILLE — Bonnie Lee Hallman, 72, of 406 S. Jacob St., died Jan. 7, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenters Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Born in Lincoln County, she was retired from Dora Yarn Mill and a member of Free Saints Chapel.
Survivors include four daughters, Robin Black of Waco, Patricia Hallman, Vickie Philbeck and Tammy Pruett all of Cherryville; one brother, Marvin Ray of Lincolnton; two sisters, Dorothy Ray and Barbara Johnson both of Lincolnton and three grandchildren, Amy Lackey, Ashley Lackey and Tyler Pruett.

Leck Ledford
HICKORY — Leck Ledford, 77, died Jan. 7, 2004. The Celebration of Life Service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Catawba Funerals and Cremations in Hickory. Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday in The Celebration of Life Room at Catawba Funerals and Cremations.
Born in Lincoln County, he was retired from Winn-Dixie, served as a Naval Military Police and was a member of Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Elrod Ledford of the home; one daughter, Jennifer Ledford of Hickory; one brother, Robert Ledford of Vale and three sisters, Mozelle Shidel, Thelma Taylor and Laureen Lawing all of Lincolnton.
Memorials may be made to Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3025 Falling Creek Road NE, Hickory, NC 28601 or Humane Society of Catawba County, PO Box 63, Hickory, NC 28603.

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