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Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituaries - 56

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Date: Sunday, 22 November 2009, at 12:09 a.m.

Russell Campbell
MAIDEN — Russell Elcaney Campbell, 91, of 1519 Medford Drive, died April 11, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Amity Presbyterian Church where he was a member. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Excelsior Lodge #261, the Oasis Temple, and Scottish Rite. He worked as a bus driver for Charlotte City Coach Company until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Prather Campbell; one son, David Campbell of Charlotte; one brother, Everette Campbell of Catawba; and one grandchild, Ryan Campbell of Clemson, S.C.
Memorials may be made to St. Matthew’s United Church of Christ; or Shriners Crippled Children’s Hospital; or Amity Presbyterian Church.
Goodin-Drum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Huffstetler
DALLAS — Paul Woodrow Huffstetler, 74, of 1120 Hardin Road, died April 13, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Warlick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in David Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 at the funeral home.
Born in Gaston County, he worked in the textile industry until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Grace L. Huffstetler; two step-sons, Randy Lewis, and Michael Lewis, both of Gastonia; five grandchildren, Rick Hensley, Randy Hensley, Darrell Hensley, William Hensley, and Janice Womble; ten great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Irene Armstrong
IRON STATION — Lillie Irene Lineberger Armstrong, 87, of 4026 Randleman Road, died April 13, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sharon Baptist Church where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Lincoln County, she worked for J.P. Stevens until retirement. She was a Sunday School teacher at her church, as well as the church treasurer, and a member of the choir.
Survivors include her son, Charles “Bo” Armstrong of Iron Station; one daughter, Mrs. Dean A. Sain of Iron Station; one grandchild, Debbie A. Day of Iron Station; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Sharon Baptist Church, 123 Lowbridge Road, Iron Station, N.C. 28080.

Billy Burgin Sr.
Billy Neal Burgin Sr., 48, of 1792 Cameron Road, died April 13, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Providence Road Baptist Church where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p,m. until 3.
Born in Florida, he served in the U.S. Army and was retired as Sergeant First Class.
Survivors include one daughter, Shelley Woodard of Denver; two sons, Billy Burgin of Jr. of Stanley, and Barry Burgin of Lincolnton; his mother, Edith B. Towery of Maiden; four brothers, Bruce Burgin, and Boyd Burgin, both of Maiden, Bobby Burgin of Newton, and Brian Burgin of Florida; three sisters, Regina Morgan, Cyndi Morgan, and Becky Hendricks, all of Maiden; and four grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Providence Road Baptist Church, Providence Road, Maiden, N.C. 28650.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Davis
LAWNDALE — Minnie Lee “Frances” Boykins Davis, 64, of 142 Fallston Road, died April 12, 2002.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary.

Loyd Proctor
Loyd D. Proctor, 90, of the Brian Center, formerly of 1804 Mayberry Road in Dallas, died April 14, 2002. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Alexis Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked as a machinist until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Morrison Proctor; two daughters, Shirley Proctor Martin of Dallas and Peggy Proctor Cloninger of Kenansville; one step-daughter, Judy Wilson of Gastonia; one sister, Annie Mae Womack of Cherryville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.

Mike Karakas
DENVER — Mike Matt Karakas, 77, died April 13, 2002.
Arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary.

Mildred Goodson
MAIDEN — Mildred Faye Shuford Goodson, 72, of 3123 Buffalo Shoals Road, died today, April 15, 2002.
Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.

Lollie Armstrong
Lollie H. Armstrong, 80, of the Brian Center, formerly of 1938 Southside Road, died today, April 15, 2002.
Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.

Jason Houck
MAIDEN — Jason Michael Houck, 21, of 521 North First Avenue, died April 16, 2002. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Maiden City Cemetery.
Born in Richmond, Va., he worked as a forklift driver.
Survivors include his father and step-mother, Michael Ray and Trudy Houck of Chester, Va.; his mother, Edna Joanne Hite Houck; two brothers, George Allen Houck and David Charles Houck, both of Chester, Va.; and his grandparents, Allen and Sue Houck of Maiden and Gerald and Edna Hite of Alberta, Va.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 303 N. Main St., Maiden, N.C. 29650.
Goodin-Drum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Worthington
MAURY — Ethel Lee Wells Worthington, 79, of Britthaven Nursing Home, died April 16, 2002. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home in Snow Hill. Burial followed in Snow Hill Cemetery.
Born in Greene County, she attended Brooks Frizzelle Memorial United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda W. Riley of Maury and Linda W. Shields of Lincolnton; two sisters, Ruby Sutton of Hookerton and Carol Vinson of Maury; three brothers, Tommy Wells of Ormondsville, Alton Wells of Ayden, and Bobby Wells of Kinston; five grandchildren, Belinda Shirley, Gina Meadows, Debbie Ballard, Marsha Whiteside, and Mark Shields; nine great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the Maury Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 217, Maury N.C. 28554.

Manuel Martinez
STATESVILLE — Manuel Garcia Martinez, 45, of 150 Dogwood Estates, died April 17, 2002. A funeral service will be held at a later date in Mexico. The family will receive friends Saturday night from 6 until 7 at E.F. Drum Funeral Home.
Born in San Pedro Cuahila, Mexico, he was a farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Adam Martinez and Alex Martinez, both of Lincolnton; one daughter, Jada Martinez of Lincolnton; and two brothers, Jose Martinez of Lincolnton and Leonardo Martinez of Gastonia.

Ralph Wise
Ralph Hoyt Wise, 78, of 3890 Highway 27 West, died April 18, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Daniel’s Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday night from 7 until 8:30 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a U.S. Army WWII veteran, a charter member and former fire chief of Howards Creek Volunteer Fire Department, and a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Nellie Seagle Wise; one son, Tom Wise of Shelby; one daughter, Rita W. Sharpe of Ellenboro; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Daniel’s Lutheran Church, 3290 Reepsville Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.

James Hambright
James T. “Cutbuddy” Hambright, 68, of Mcdowell Assisted Living, formerly of Lincolnton, died April 20, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Providence Baptist Church where he was a member. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
He was born in Lincoln County.
Survivors include five sisters, Lestina Poole, Debra Ransom, and Kim Cline, all of Lincolnton, Lolita Bryant of Savannah, Ga., and Lydia Gause of Knoxville, Tenn.; two brothers, Johnathan Hambright of Kings Mountain, and Rodney Hambright of Lincolnton; and his step-mother, Roberta Hambright of Lincolnton.
E.F. Drum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Anna Sizemore
DENVER — Anna Frances Duckworth Sizemore, 62, died April 18, 2002. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Westport Baptist Church where she was a member. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
She was born in Lincoln County.
Survivors include one son, James Sizemore of Catawba; one daughter, Zena S. Herron of Denver; six brothers, Roger C. Duckworth of Kannapolis, Alan M. Duckworth of Iron Station, Joe “Whitey” Duckworth of Denver, Marshall P. “MP” Duckworth of Harmony, Ronald D. Duckworth of Gastonia, and Boone Duckworth Jr. of Alexis; three sisters, Linda D. Huckle, and Sarah Woody, both of Alexis, and Inez Duckworth of Denver; and four grandchildren, William Herron, Tailor Herron, Tiffani Sizemore, and Allyson Sizemore.
Memorials may be made to Westport Baptist Church Youth Fund, 2372 Lakeshore Road S. Denver, N.C. 28037.
Raymer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

A. Cunningham
MAIDEN — Ancestor “Annie” Marshall Cunningham, 99, of 406 South D. Avenue, died April 18, 2002. A funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coulter’s Grove AME Zion Church where she was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Born in Lancaster, S.C., she was a homemaker.
Survivors include four sons, Bobby L. Cunningham, and James Curtis Cunningham, both of Maiden, Connell Cunningham of Jacksonville, S.C., and Parnell Cunningham of Gastonia; two daughters, Mae C. McMullen, and Gracie C. Phillips, both of Maiden; one sister, Eula Mae Robinson of Washington D.C.; 13 grandchildren; one step-grandchild; and ten great-grandchildren.
Goodin-Drum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Davis Sr.
CHARLOTTE — Thomas Harrill Davis Sr., 87, died April 19, 2002. A funeral service was held at noon today in the chapel at Hankins & Whittington-Dilworth Fuenral Home. Interment followed in Sharon Memorial Park.
Born in Lincoln County, he was an aircraft inspector with Douglas Aircraft until retirement.
Survivors include three daughters, Rhonda D. Austin, and Donna Juanita Davis, both of Charlotte, and Susie D. Wingate of Crestview, Fla.; three sons, Thomas H. Davis Jr. of Wilmington, Steven Michael Davis of Hendersonville, and Kevin Scott Davis of Charlotte; eight grandchildren, Rob Roof, Mark Roof, Katharine Davis, Jamie Lee Davis, Chad Wingate, Emily Wingate, Charity Davis, and Kevin Davis; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204.

Clay Watt
STATESVILLE — Clay Wooten Watt, 74, of 1411 Old Mountain Road, died April 19, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Iredell County, he was a U.S. Army Reserve veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Johnsie Bess Watt; one daughter, Terry Jeaneane Watt Wingler of Statesville; one sister, Elizabeth Watt Weaver of Statesville; and one granddaughter, Brittany Ann Wingler.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church or the local lung association.
Nicholson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doreather Gingles
SHELBY — Doreather Gingles, 76, of 414 East Warren Street, died April 19, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Hoppers Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Webb Memorial Lawns. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Enloe Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

William Poovey
NEWTON — William “Bill” Edgar Poovey, 62, of Highway 16 South, died April 21, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship United Methodist Church where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 until 8 at the church.
Born in Catawba County, he was a sales representative for Barber Manufacturing.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene B. Poovey; two sons, Gregory Scott Poovey of Galax, Va., and Glenn Edward Poovey of Claremont; his mother, Virginia Jones Poovey Smith of Newton; one brother, Jerry L. Poovey of Conover; and two grandchildren, Derrick Allan Poovey, and Taylor Nicole Poovey.
Memorials may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 2900 S. Hwy. 16, Newton, N.C. 28658; or Newton Fire Department, 116 W. A. St., Newton, N.C. 28658.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

James Moore Sr.
James Gray Moore Sr., 72, of 716 Hatchett Rd., died April 18, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel at Ebony & White Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Deliverance Hall Church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the chapel 30 minutes prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a member of True Church of Jesus Christ, and worked for American Efrid Mills until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Louise Moore of Lincolnton; seven sons, Maurice Moore, Gary Wayne Moore, and Fred Bernard Moore, all of Lincolnton, Dr. James Gray Moore Jr. of Columbia, S.C., Carlos Leander Moore of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Arnold Moore of Virginia Beach, Va., and Rodney Thomas Moore of Maiden; two daughters, Vessie Ireatha Good of the home, and Tammie Maria Bailey of Dupont, Washington; and one sister, Angelou Finger of Lincolnton.

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