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Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituaries - 66

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Date: Sunday, 22 November 2009, at 12:29 a.m.

Craig Williams
DURHAM — Craig Allen Williams, 72, of 4627 Stafford Drive, died May 22, 2002. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Clements Funeral Home. A graveside memorial service will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 until 9 at the funeral home.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a supervisor with Winn-Dixie Groceries for 42 years until retirement, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Durham, and the Past Grand North Moose of the Loyal Order of the Moose. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Brackett Williams; a daughter, Carol W. Gross of Hillsborough; two sons, Allen Williams of Oxford and Ronald Williams of Smithfield; a sister, Alice Clanton of Lincolnton; two brothers, Ralph Williams of Greensboro and Bill Williams of Beaufort; three grandchildren, Beth George, Andrew Ferrell, and Kevin Williams; and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the Duke Cancer Patient Support Programs, DUMC 3139, Durham, N.C. 27710.

Donald Hoyle
CHERRYVILLE — Donald Eugene Hoyle, 71, of 115 West Main Street, died May 23, 2002. A graveside service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked as a bank manager for Nations Bank of Cherryville for 32 years until retirement. He was a U.S. Navy Korean Conflict veteran, a member of Cedar Grove Lutheran Church where he formerly served on the church council, and a member of Lincolnton Masonic Lodge #137.
Survivors include his wife, Sonja Black Hoyle; one daughter, Gina Black Ross of Mebane; two sisters, Christine Craig, and Vivian Willis of Vale; two grandchildren, Susan Runser, and Michael Ross; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Lutheran Church, 261 Cedar Grove Church Road, Vale, N.C. 28168.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lee Newton
CHERRYVILLE — Lee Ivo Newton, 88, of 804 Sunset Drive, died May 26, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church where he was a member. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 until 8 at Carpenter’s Funeral Home.
Born in Cleveland County, he was a supervisor for Dover Textile for 23 years until retirement. He was a member of the Cherryville Masonic Lodge 505 A.F. & A.M., the York Rite Masonic Lodge Order, and the Hejaz Shrine Temple.
Survivors include his wife, Bertha Pruitt Goins Newton; two sons, Jeff Newton, and Gerald “Jerry” Newton, both of Cherryville; a step-son, Jerry Goins of Easley, S.C.; two daughters, Joanne Padgett of Gastonia, and Janey Fulton of Waco; one brother, Ted Newton of Forrest City; 11 grandchildren, Monty Padgett, Freda Reep, Christopher Oates, Rod Hughes, Billy Robinson, Jason Newton, Amanda Newton Lee Newton, Sherrie Harmon, and Doug Goins; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 301 E. First Street, Cherryville, N.C. 28021.

Brady Hoffman Jr.
Brady Jonas Hoffman Jr., 76, of 3228 Springfield Drive, died May 26, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Long Shoals Wesleyan Church. Burial will follow in Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 2:30 until 4 p.m. prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a World War II and Korean War veteran and served as a Master Sergeant E-8 in the U.S. Army for 24 years until retirement.
Survivors include three sons, Bobby Hoffman of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Rodney Hoffman of Maiden, and Brady J. “Buddy” Hoffman III of Lincolnton; five daughters, Lynnette H. Friday, Denise H. Cooper, Karen H. Hoffman, and Sherry H. Gunter, and Shelley H. Rader, all of Lincolnton; his step-mother, Leila Hoffman Price of Lincolnton; a brother, Earl Hoffman of Lincolnton; two sisters, Rachel Campbell, and Essie Williams, both of Lincolnton; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28215; Long Shoals Wesleyan Church 3030 Wesleyan Church Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092; or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dessie Adams
CHERRYVILLE — Dessie Lackey Thornburg Adams, 87, of 405 West Carroll Street, died May 28, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Cherryville Church of God where she was a member. Burial will follow in City Memorial Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, she worked as a winder for Carlton Yarn Mill until retirement and was a Sunday School teacher for many years at her church.
Survivors include two step-sons, Thomas Adams, and Charles Adams; six step-daughters, Lilly Reynolds, Verline Pruitt, Linda Adams, Donna Heafner, Cecilia Thomann, and Joan Peeler; one sister, Lois Mayo; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Cherryville Church of God Building Fund, 810 E. Main St., Cherryville, N.C. 28021.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alton Wilson
Alton Eugene Wilson, 64, of 757 Alf Hoover Road, died May 27, 2002. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Reepsville Baptist Church. A graveside service followed at 2 p.m. in Brookhill Memorial Gardens in Rockwell.
Born in Henry County, Va., he worked as a plant manager for Rhyne Mills until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Trexler Wilson; two sons, Dale Wilson and Danny Wilson, both of Salisbury; one daughter, Linda Elliott of Salisbury; four brothers, Tim Wilson and Willie Wilson, both of Salisbury, Rick Wilson of Charlotte, and Fred Wilson of Washington; two sisters, Nancy Swicegood of Salisbury and Norene Stevens of Lincolnton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Reepsville Baptist Church, 1513 Alf Hoover Rd., Vale, N.C. 28168.
Warlick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Huffstickler
MT. HOLLY — Robert Montgomery Huffstickler, 47, of 215 Hickory Lane, died May 26, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Hickory Grove Baptist Church where he was a member. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Woodlawn Funeral Home.
Born in Mecklenburg County, he worked as a lineman for the Duke Power Company for over 28 years, was a former member of Riverside Baptist Church in Cramerton, and was active with the R.A.s at both churches.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa Morris Huffstickler; a son, Joshua Huffstickler of the home; a daughter, Rachel Ann Huffstickler of Charlotte; his parents, Frank and Helen Keener Huffstickler of Charlotte; and three brothers, Doug Huffstickler of Rock Hill, S.C., Jeff Huffstickler of Charlotte, and Jason Huffstickler of Mooresville.
Memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 3717 Hickory Grove Rd., Gastonia, N.C. 28056.

Brady Hoffman Jr.
Brady Jonas Hoffman Jr., 76, of 3228 Springfield Drive, died May 26, 2002. A funeral service was held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Long Shoals Wesleyan Church. Burial followed in Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a World War II and Korean War veteran and served as a Master Sergeant E-8 in the U.S. Army for 24 years until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Mosteller Hoffman; three sons, Bobby Hoffman of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Rodney Hoffman of Maiden, and Brady J. “Buddy” Hoffman III of Lincolnton; five daughters, Lynnette H. Friday, Denise H. Cooper, Karen H. Hoffman, and Sherry H. Gunter, and Shelley H. Rader, all of Lincolnton; his step-mother, Leila Hoffman Price of Lincolnton; a brother, Earl Hoffman of Lincolnton; two sisters, Rachel Campbell, and Essie Williams, both of Lincolnton; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28215; Long Shoals Wesleyan Church 3030 Wesleyan Church Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092; or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Makayla Wingate
MAIDEN — Makayla Rose Wingate, infant daughter of Javais Markeit Wingate of Iron Station, and Tiffany Stollings of Maiden, was born and died May 24, 2002. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Wingate Family Cemetery in Iron Station.
In addition to her parents, survivors include her twin sister, Malea Kay Wingate of the home; grandparents, Kathleen Wingate of Charlotte and Priscilla Stollings of Maiden; and great-grandmother, Ethel Wingate of Iron Station.
Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Michael Gilbert
Michael Dennis Gilbert, 29, of 1100 Park Circle, died May 27, 2002. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Born in Gaston County, he worked for Taco Bell Restaurant.
Survivors include a son, Jacob Gilbert of Lenoir; his parents, Dennis Gilbert of High Shoals and Peggy Fredell Gilbert of Lincolnton; a sister, Mercedes Gilbert of Lenoir; a brother, Brandon Gilbert of Lincolnton; and grandparents, Elizabeth Gilbert of Denver, and Margaret Chapman Stamey of Lincolnton.
E.F. Drum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jack Grigg
Jack David Grigg, 72, of 1543 Boat Trail, died May 28, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at South River Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday night from 7 until 8:30 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked in the textile industry.
Survivors include his wife, Willie W. Grigg; one daughter, Carolyn Bumgarner of Lincolnton; three brothers, Kenneth Grigg of Mobile, Ala., and Everrett Ray and Lester Williams, both of Lincolnton; two sisters, Pearl Martin of Lincolnton, and Louise Schrum of Cherryville; two grandchildren, Rodney Bumgarner, and Brian Bumgarner; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glenn Allen, Va. 23058.

Michael Gilbert
Michael Dennis Gilbert, 28, of 1100 Park Circle, died May 27, 2002. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church.
Born in Gaston County, he worked for Taco Bell Restaurant.
Survivors include a son, Jacob Gilbert of Lenoir; a daughter, Mercedes Gilbert of Lenoir; his parents, Dennis Gilbert of High Shoals and Peggy Fredell Gilbert of Lincolnton; a brother, Brandon Gilbert of Lincolnton; and grandparents, Elizabeth Gilbert of Denver, and Margaret Chapman Stamey of Lincolnton.
E.F. Drum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Williams
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bobby Gene Williams, 60, of 3330 Croffut Place, died May 24, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Lincoln County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a production driver, and a member of First Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Survivors include his wife, Allean Jenkins Williams; his mother, Maggie Williams; two daughters, Lisa Jenkins and Keshia Williams, both of Washington, D.C.; three sons, A.J. Jenkins, Anthony Jenkins, and Damon Gilchrist, all of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Tommie F. Williams of Cherryville and Charlie G. Williams of Boston, Mass.; and six sisters, Betty Sue Mackey, and Yvonne Williams, both of Hickory, Mary Williams of Silver Springs, Md., Ruby Abraham of Greensboro, Claretha Holmes of Pacifica, Calif., and Thelma Mayfield of Lincolnton.
Clemons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dwight Proctor
HICKORY — Dwight Julaine Proctor, 72, of 32nd St. North East, died May 28, 2002. A funeral service was held at noon on Thursday at Augustana Lutheran Church where he was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked as a sales manager for the Gwaltney Division of Smithfield Foods until retirement. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and a member of the D.A.V. American Legion Post #48, and the Mount View Golf Club.
Survivors include his wife, Daisy Carswell Proctor; two daughters, Sharon Lippard and Phyllis Proctor, both of Hickory; three sisters, Stella Lingefelt, and Surnell Baxter, both of Cherryville, and Cecil Norman of Vale; four brothers, Ken Proctor and Nelson Proctor, both of Hickory, John Proctor of Conover, and Beverly Henry Proctor Jr. of Morganton; and two grandchildren, Brooke Lippard and Chase Lippard.
Hickory Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Linda Putnam
MAIDEN — Linda Lee Conard Putnam, 62, of 720 East Main St., died May 30, 2002. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall Jehovah Witness Church in Newton where she was a member.
Born in Greene County, Tenn., she worked in the textile industry until retirement.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Sue Stidham of Denver, and Navada Marie Price of Maiden; two grandchildren, Stephanie Luann Christopher, and Carol Ann Brooks; and two great-grandchildren.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Cecil Burgess
NEWTON — Cecil Burgess, 75, of 3511 Buffalo Shoals Road, died May 30, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Ruhama Baptist 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 worked as a truck driver until retirement. A member of the Maiden Masonic Lodge #592, he was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Christine W. Burgess; two daughters, Revonda Sigmon of Claremont, and Wanda Burgess of Surfside Beach, S.C.; one brother, Bandy Burgess of Newton; three grandchildren, Michelle Dickerson, Melissa Valentin, and Stacy Sigmon; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3273 Mt. Ruhama Church Rd., Maiden, N.C. 28650.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Lillian Byers
MAIDEN — Lillian Maxine Williams Byers, 69, of 3430 Highway 321 South, died May 30, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at East Maiden Baptist Church were she was a member. Burial will follow in Maiden City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday night from 6 until 8:30 at Burke Mortuary Chapel.
Born in Catawba County, she worked in the furniture industry until retirement, was on the Lord’s Supper Committee at her church, and a nursery worker for 20 years.
Survivors include her daughter, Marsha B. Bennett of Greer, S.C.; one brother, Foy Williams of Maiden; two grandchildren, Bonnie Killian and Carrie Gibson; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, N.C. 28202; or Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, N.C. 28658; or Gideons International, P.O. Box 1409, Lincolnton, N.C. 28093.

Frank Angel
Frank Hubert Angel, 87, of 656 Lore Road, died April 30, 2003. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. today at E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Born in Catawba County, he was a paint contractor and a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife Addie E. Angel; one son, Jerry L. Angel; three grandchildren, Gloria Angel Pennell, Lori Angel Hamrick and Jason Lee Angel; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.

R. Chatman
SHELBY — Rajshaun Lateef Chatman, 21, of 921 Surry Drive, died April 29, 2003.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary.

Joseph Eaves
SHELBY — Joseph Alexander Eaves, 92, of 6 Bolt Drive, April 26, 2003. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Eskridge Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Enloe Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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