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Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Lincoln County, North Carolina Obituaries - 72

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Date: Sunday, 22 November 2009, at 12:49 a.m.

Ruth Gates
SUMTER, S.C. — Ruth Brewer Gates, 82, formerly of Lincolnton, died June 3, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at Warlick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday night from 7 until 8:30 at the funeral home.
Born in Rochester, N.Y., she was a commercial and residential interior designer.
Survivors include two sons, Steve Gates of Sumter, S.C., and Gordan Gates of Rehoboth, Del.; two daughters, Linda Trotter of Lincolnton, and Lesa Singleton of Sumter, S.C.; one sister, Edna Woods of Hundle Mil; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Helen Goins
CROUSE — Helen Black Goins, 74, of 232 Hepzibah Church Road, died June 3, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Anthony Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Cherryville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Orangeburg County, S.C., she was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Hugh Allen “Butch” Black of Vale; three daughters, Shelia “Sis” E. Keever and Margaret Ballenger, both of Crouse, and Reva Brown of Waco; two brothers, Sam Farris of Spartanburg, S.C. and Jim Farris of Lincolnton; five sisters, Shirley Farris and Ruth Newton, both of Lincolnton, Pauline Parker of Newton, Fern Ramsey of Lawndale, and Bertha Bridges of Forest City; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, N.C. 28054.

Cecil Ross
MINERAL BLUFF, Ga. — Cecil Ross died May 31, 2002. A graveside service was held Monday in the Ross Family Cemetery in Mineral Bluff.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Goins Ross; a daughter, Trudy Anders of Northport, Ala.; and two grandchildren, Bryan Anders, and Angela Anders.
Akins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John Bell
John Morgan Bell, 74, of 480 Abbey Park Lane, died June 3, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel at Warlick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 at the funeral home.
Born in Chester, S.C., he was a U.S. Army veteran, and worked as a foreman for Allied Chemical Co.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Reynolds Bell; one son, John Thomas Bell of Claremont; two daughters, Patty Ella Arrington of Pasadena, Md., and Cynthia Lee Yanky of Millersville, Md.; two brothers, Tommy Bell of Evansville, Ind., and Paul A. Bell of Charlotte; two sisters, Nida Gaynor, and Wrennie E. Goins, both of Lancaster, S.C.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092; or Southside Baptist Church Building Fund, 7335 Southside Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.

Everette Aderholdt
DALLAS — Everette Avery Aderholdt, 84, of 3302 Dallas High Shoals Road, died June 5, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church where he was a lifelong member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 until 7:30 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.
Born in Gaston County, he was a heavy equipment operator for the North Carolina Department of Transportation in Dallas for 35 years until retirement. He also served as a former Sunday school teacher at his church.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Friday Aderholt; a daughter, Susan Aderholt of the home; and three sisters, Ruth Eurey, and Inez Carpenter, both of Lincolnton, and Jean Sherrill of Carthage.
Memorials may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1203 St. Mark’s Church Rd., Cherryville, N.C. 28021.

Hugh Abernethy
MAIDEN — E. Hugh Abernethy, 86, of 4716 Maiden Highway, died June 5, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Salem Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a warehouse manager for FCX.
Survivors include one son, Jim Abernethy of Lincolnton; two daughters, Ann Jenkins of Lincolnton, and Kay Houser of Vale; two brothers, Joe Abernethy of Lincolnton, and Robert Abernethy of Vale; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 3410 Startown Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruben Misher Jr.
WACO — Ruben Misher Jr., 49, of P.O. Box 304, died. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. today at Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincolnton.
He was born in Lincoln County.
Costner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Eva Stroud
MAIDEN — Eva Scronce Stroud, 80, of Cardinal Health Care, formerly of Maiden, died June 6, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Catawba County, she was a nurse’s aid, and private attendant in the medical field until retirement.
Survivors include four sons, Reginald Allen Stroud of Denver, Harold Eugene Stroud, and Timothy Wayne Stroud, both of Lincolnton, and Charles Glayton Stroud of Gaffney, S.C.; one daughter, Gaye S. Caudle of Lincolnton; a brother, John Perry Scronce Jr. of Maiden; one sister, Mattie Smith of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 6119 Startown Rd., Maiden, N.C. 28650; or Gideons International, P.O. Box 1409, Lincolnton, N.C. 28093.

Mary Smith
CORNELIUS — Mary Virginia Dellinger Smith, 58, died June 5, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hill’s Chapel United Methodist 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 Raymer Funeral Home.
Born in Mecklenburg County, she taught physical education in Maryland, and North Carolina. She was also the leader of the Adult Sunday School class at her church, and an active member of the United Methodist Women.
Survivors include her husband, Earl Carroll Smith; a daughter, Heather Morris of Huntersville; a sister, Brenda Schaeffer of Severna Park, Md.; a brother, Dennis B. Dellinger Jr. of Lowesville; and one grandchild, Mackenzi Virginia Morris.
Memorials may be made to the William R. Pitts Foundation, 1010 N. Edgehill Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28207; or Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204.

Charles Gibbs
Charles Cletus Gibbs, 77, of 1513 Buck Oak Road, died June 5, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Providence Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a member of Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church, and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a service and parts technician with Hoyle Motor Company for 45 years until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Mamie Easter Gibbs; three daughters, Priscilla Beckwith of Hope Mills, Joyce Floyd of Gastonia, and Camilla Gibbs of the home; three brothers, Marvin Gibbs of Washington, D.C., Elijah Gibbs, and Everett Gibbs, both of Lincolnton; five sisters, Mary Reinhardt of Maiden, Odessa Bess of Baltimore, Md., Mable Alexander, Libby Ann Surratt, and Evelyn Gibbs, all of Lincolnton; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund, 1312 Buffalo Shoals Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.
Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Inez Parker
CAPE CARTERET — Inez Whiteside Parker, 83, died June 6, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8 at Munden Funeral Home.
She was a member of the Carteret County Extension Homemakers Club for more than 50 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Gail Taylor of Hubert, and Sherry L. Parker of Newport; a son, W.F. Parker of Cape Carteret; a sister, Edna Ramsey of Lincolnton; one brother, Tommy Whiteside of Cornelius; seven grandchildren, Robyn Stafford, David Rappaport, Susanne Taylor, W. Jason Wallace, Lora L. Wallace, Elizabeth Sue Parker, and William Nash Parker; and five great-grandchildren.

Robert Carter
Robert “Larry” Carter,” 63, of 1577 Arden Drive, died June 6, 2002. A funeral service will be held Sunday at the Warlick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Warlick Funeral Home Saturday night. Times for service and visitation have not been set.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked as a cost accountant for La-Z-Boy.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. Carter; three sons, Robert S. Carter, Todd S. Carter, and John T. Carter, all of Lincolnton; one daughter, Barbara “Cammie” Carter Elmore of Lincolnton; his mother, Mozelle Senter Carter of Lincolnton; and seven grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.

Harold Anthony
Harold Eugene “Tooney” Anthony, 77, of 2277 Southside Road, died today, June 7, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at Warlick Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Born in Lincoln County, he was retired from the maintenance department at Carolina Mills.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn C. Anthony; one son, Ronnie Anthony of Cherryville; three brothers, Thurman Anthony Jr., Howard Anthony, and Max Anthony, all of Lincolnton; one sister, Jo Elaine Carpenter of Lincolnton; and two grandchildren, Heidi Anthony, and Wesley Anthony.
Memorials may be made to Long Shoals Wesleyan Church Youth Fund, 3030 Wesleyan Church Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092; or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.

Johnny Martin
OLANTA, S.C. — Johnny Martin, 68, of 140 Augusta Street, formerly of Cherryville, died June 5, 2002. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. before the service.
Born in Cleveland County, he worked for Hawkins Construction Company in road construction.
Survivors include two sons, Ricky Martin and Bobby Martin, both of Vale; two daughters, Ann Smith of Belwood and Kay Abernathy of Shelby; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, N.C. 28053.

Fred Hudson
CHERRYVILLE — Fred Dale Hudson, 87, of 213 Sweetbriar Drive, died June 7, 2002. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. today in the Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenter’s Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Cherryville and worked as a driver for Carolina Freight Carriers until retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Alma Hollifeild Hudson; a son, Dale Hudson of Frisco, Texas; a daughter, Frances Mauney of Cherryville; two sisters, Willie Mae Ballard of Lincolnton and Jessie Smith of Cherryville; six grandchildren, Reba Craft, Michael Mauney, Elaine Carlson, Todd Hudson, Kathy Hodge, and Robert Hudson; and ten great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Care Activity Fund, 111 Harrelson Rd., Cherryville, N.C. 28021.

Donald Stamey
CROUSE — Donald “Andy” Andrew Stamey, 14, of 3009 Mapleview Lane, died June 7, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Leonard’s Fork Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Gaston County, he was a student at West Lincoln High School.
Survivors include his parents, Jim W. and Tellease Neal Stamey of the home; one brother, James Randall Stamey of Lincolnton; two sisters, Evelyn O’Neal Stamey Helms of Maiden and Vickie Stamey Ingle of Lincolnton; and grandparents, Donald C. Neal Sr. and Evelyeen Neal of Crouse.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Beatrice Carpenter
Beatrice Harwell Carpenter, 83, of 2521 Gaston Webb Chapel Church Road, died June 8, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Lutheran Church. 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 was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Richard E. Carpenter Jr. of Lincolnton; five daughters, Faye J. Wiggins of Gastonia, Vivian C. Yoder of Mt. Holly, Carolyn C. Laws of Lincolnton, Susan C. Wallace of Cherryville and Sandra Carpenter of Winston-Salem; a brother, Raymond W. Harwell of Wheaton, Md.; a sister, Opal H. Richard of Lincolnton; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, 506 Long Shoals Rd., Lincolnton, N.C. 28092.

Ruby Ferguson
GASTONIA — Ruby Hudson Ferguson, 72, of 1632 Poston Road, died June 7, 2002. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at East Baptist Church where she was a member. Burial will follow in Gaston Memorial Park.
Born in Burke County, she was a past member of the American Business Women Association and was retired.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicky Martin of Rock Hill, S.C. and Cathy Johnson of Stanley; a son, Charles M. Ferguson III of Gastonia; her mother, Lillie Mae Martin Hudson of Gastonia; three grandchildren, Jennifer Lowder, Matthew Johnson and Steve Holbrook; and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, N.C. 28053.
Ward Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

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