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NORTH CAROLINA - Alexander Co. - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 8

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Date: Thursday, 22 May 2008, at 9:00 p.m.

Brittany Nichole Morrison, age 15, of Lincolnton, died Saturday, April 12, 2003, as the result of an automobile accident. She was born in Catawba County November 21, 1987, the daughter of Jeffery Dale Morrison and Donna Ruth Keever. She was a ninth grade student at East Lincoln High School and was a member of Living Word Pentecostal Holiness Church in Maiden. Survivors include her mother, Donna Ruth Keever of the home; her father, Jeffery Dale Morrison of Vale; one brother, Max Morrison of Lincolnton; one sister, Jessica Keever of Lincolnton; paternal grandmother, Brenda Morrison Orren of Hickory; paternal grandfather, Kelly Morrison and wife Diane of Taylorsville; and maternal grandparents, La Verne and Charles Whitted of Lincolnton. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at 3:00 p.m. at Living Word Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Mike Ainsworth, Rev. Zack DeBerry, and Rev. Benny officiating. Memorials may be made to the Living Word Pentecostal Holiness Church Student Ministry, P.O. Box 647, Maiden, NC 28650.
Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton is in charge of arrangements.

Sara Carpenter Allen, age 80, of Allen Rd., Hiddenite, died Monday, April 14, 2003, at her residence. She was born in Mecklenburg County December 25, 1922, the daughter of the late Plumer C. Carpenter and Winnie Hartsell Carpenter. She was a former daycare owner in Taylorsville and was editor of the Alexander County Heritage Book. Mrs. Allen was a member of Rocky Springs United Methodist Church, where she was a former member of the Ladies Adult Sunday School Class and served as church historian. She was a member of the Genealogy Club of Taylorsville and was educated in the Mecklenburg County Schools. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” Boyce Allen, Sr., on February 8, 2003, and a sister, Virginia Mae Carpenter. Survivors include a daughter, Joy Elder and husband Richard of Taylorsville; two sons, Jimmy Allen, Jr., and wife Barbara and Carl Marsh Allen and wife Tina, all of Hiddenite; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, April 16, 2003, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at Adams Funeral Home in Taylorsville. At other times, the family will assemble at their respective residences. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday, April 17, 2003, at 3:00 p.m. at the Rocky Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Joyce Bunn and Rev. Elbert Goble officiating. Memorials may be made to Rocky Springs United Methodist Church, 1321 York Institute Rd., Hiddenite, NC 28636. Adams Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements.

Russell Logan Stone, infant son of Julie Michelle Fox and William Cecil Stone of Taylorsville, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a step-brother, Nathanel Cecil Alexander; maternal grandparents, Van and Joy Fox of Taylorsville; paternal grandparents, Wilson and Jeanette Lowder; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A private graveside service was conducted at the Little River Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Chapman officiating. Alexander Funeral Service, Inc., of Taylorsville was in charge of arrangements.

Christine Bentley Childers, age 85, of Taylorsville, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. She was born in Alexander County March 18, 1918, the daughter of the late Christy Charles Bentley and Nora Lucretia Carson Bentley. She was a member of East Taylorsville Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Women’s III Sunday School Class. She was employed for a number of years with Broyhill Furniture Industries as a Sewing Room Supervisor. Mrs. Childers was the first female hired at Broyhill Furniture when the business located a plant in Alexander County. Her hobbies included sewing, crochet quilting, especially baby quilts, and reading. She was a wonderful cook, and everyone loved her pound cakes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Blanco Childers, and two sisters, Edna Kerley and an infant twin. Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Gayle C. Parker and husband Andrew of Wilkes County and Christa C. Wike and husband Brent of Taylorsville; one son, Tim Holden Childers and wife Dawn of Taylorsville; two brothers, Perry Bentley of Taylorsville and John Bentley of Raleigh; two sisters, Maxine Munday of Kannapolis and Betty Harrington of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Cara Parker, Jason Wike and wife Rochelle, and Kendra Wike; one great-grandchild, Linsey Savannah Wike; and a number of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, April 17, 2003, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at East Taylorsville Baptist Church. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. follwing the visitation with Rev. Craig Hamlin officiating. Burial services will be held Friday, April 18, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Deacons of East Taylorsville Baptist Church will serve as active and honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the East Taylorsville Baptist Church Library Fund, P.O. Box 906, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Alexander Funeral Service, Inc., of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements.

Devon Alexander Page, of Automotive Lane, Taylorsville, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. He was the infant son of Misty Marie Mays and Zackery Allen Page. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Carla Brooks Mays. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandfather, Steve Mays of Hickory; paternal grandmother, Denise Page of Bethlehem; paternal grandfather, Mark Creger of Lenoir; paternal great-grandparents, Raby and Shirley Page of Bethlehem; an aunt, Amber Duane of Bethlehem; and an uncle, Benjamin Lee Page of Bethlehem.
A graveside service was held Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Shiloh Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bethlehem. Alexander Funeral Service, Inc., of Taylorsville was in charge of arrangements.

Lois Hines, age 81, of Greensboro, died Sunday, April 13, 2003, at the Blumenthal Jewish Home in Greensboro. She was born in Alexander County July 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Derr L. Hines and Grace White Hines. She was retired from Sears and Roebuck Company in Greensboro and was a member of New Salem Presbyterian Church in Stony Point. Survivors include three sisters, Ruth Martin of Greensboro, Frankie Joyce of Westfield, N.C., and Doris Martin of Stony Point, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at New Salem Presbyterian Church with Dr. Ronald Vaughn officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Salem Presbyterian Church Women, c/o Hazel Lackey, P.O. Box 257, Stony Point, NC 28678. Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Hines Family at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home of Stony Point was in charge of arrangements.

Robert Glynn Martin, age 79, of Harris Bridge Rd., Stony Point, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville. He was born in Iredell County November 24, 1923, the son of the late James Washington Martin and Julia Lackey Martin. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army 88th Infantry Division, 349 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Platoon Company D, with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served in Italy during World War II. Mr. Martin was a member of V.F.W. Post 10,000 of Hiddenite, where he served on the Honor Guard. He was raised a Master Mason in 1954 and was a member of Stony Point Masonic Lodge #593. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Payne Martin; four brothers, Marsh Martin, Rance Martin, Charlie Martin, and Gilbert Martin; and one sister, Rachel M. Goodwin. Survivors include one son, Barry Martin and wife Marie of Stony Point; two daughters, Debra M. Miller and husband Terry and Jill M. Rufty and husband Randy, all of Stony Point; one sister, Emma M. Lumm of Kernersville; and five grandchildren, Grant and Noah Miller, Bobby and Brandon Martin, and Joe Rufty, all of Stony Point. Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 11, 2003, at Pisgah United Methodist Church with Dr. Gary Revels and Rev. Harold McAlpin officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Masonic Burial Rites provided by Stony Point Masonic Lodge #593 and Military Burial Rites provided by V.F.W. Post 10,000. Memorials may be made to V.F.W. Post 10,000, 584 White Plains Church Rd., Hiddenite, NC 28636 or to the Pisgah United Methodist Church Building Fund, 488 Hill Farm Rd., Hiddenite, NC 28636. Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Martin Family at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home of Stony Point was in charge of arrangements.

Noah Edward Sipes, age 81, of Statesville, died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. He was born in Caldwell County August 30, 1921, the son of the late Noah Sipes and Ivey Jackson Sipes. He was educated in the Iredell County Schools and was retired from Southern Screw in Statesville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II, and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnessess.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a number of brothers and sisters. Survivors include five sons, Noah Edward Sipes, Jr., of Stony Point, Daniel William Sipes of Atlanta, Ga., and James David Sipes, Timothy Keith Sipes, and Jerry Wayne Sipes, all of Statesville; thirteen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Adams Funeral Home of Taylorsville was in charge of arrangements.

Norma Jane Tinsley Corn, age 54, of Statesville, died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. She was born in Buncombe County October 4, 1948, the daughter of the late James Tinsley and Georgia Bailey Tinsley. She was a teacher assistant and bus drivier for Scotts Elementary School. She was a member of V.F.W. Post 2031 Ladies Auxiliary in Iredell County and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Lee Corn. Survivors include one son, Jason Corn and wife Paula of Statesville; two daughters, Jan (Bunnie) Patterson and husband Todd of Statesville and Brittany Corn of the home; one brother, Joseph Browning of Asheville; three grandchildren, Tyler and Joseph Patterson and Patricia Corn, all of Statesville; and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service was conducted Sunday, April 13, 2003, at the Oakwood Cemetery in Statesville with Rev. Mister Charles Brantley officiating. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625 or to the American Cancer Society, 500 East Morehead St., Suite 211, Charlotte, NC 28202. Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Corn Family at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home of Stony Point was in charge of arrangements.

Marsha Darlene Hollar Robbins, age 53, of Granite Falls, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory. She was born in Catawba County May 7, 1950, the daughter of Mardecia Little Reid of Granite Falls and the late Rev. Henry Hollar. She was a homemaker and a member of Concord Baptist Church in Granite Falls. Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Franklin Robbins, Jr., of the home; one son, Frankie Robbins and wife Dawn of Hickory; one grandson, Mark Robbins of Hickory; two brothers, Rev. Keith Hollar and wife Holly of Wilmington and their children, Adam and Rachel Hollar Biggs, and Rick Hollar and wife Linda of Waxhaw and their children, Cathy, Diane, and Cristy. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday morning, June 18, 2003, at Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Tom McDonald and Rev. Dean Harold officiating and special music presented by Terry Crouse and Brenda Turner. Burial followed in Sunset Hills Cemetery in Granite Falls. Pallbearers included Howard Faison, Jay Faison, Brian Lightfoot, Danny Yount, Bradley Yount, and Tommy Sherrill. Memorials may be made to the Concord Baptist Church Building Fund, 74 Falls Ave., Granite Falls, NC 28630.
Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Robbins Family at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com. Chapman Funeral Home of Stony Point was in charge of arrangements.

Robin Lynn Jones, age 37, of Conover, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Wilkes County. She was born in Woodstock, Ill., April 1, 1966, the daughter of Ronald George Nelsen and Dottie Lou Freeman Stratton. She was employed with J.C. Penny Warehouse and was a member of Tri City Baptist Church in Conover. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Dottie L. and Cliff Stratton of Taylorsville; her father, Ronald George Nelsen of Milwaukee, Wisc.; her husband, Carl Wayne Jones of Taylorsville; two sons, Joshua and Joseph Jones of Taylorsville; one brother, Ronald G. Nelsen, Jr., of Maiden; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, June 18, 2003, 6:00-8:30 p.m., at Alexander Funeral Service in Taylorsville. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at the Alexander Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Byron Repass officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylorsville City Cemetery.
Alexander Funeral Service, Inc., of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Stevenson Jonas, age 57, of Taylorsville, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. He was born in Alexander County September 8, 1946, the son of the late Butler Jonas and Effie Bentley Jonas. He was owner/operator of The Sign Shop and was a member of Friendly Baptist Church in Taylorsville. Survivors include a daughter, Stephania Warren and husband Dustin of Union Grove; a son, Aaron Jonas and wife Stephanie of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Jarreth Warren and Kendra Warren, both of Union Grove; two brothers, Melvin Jonas of Thomasville and Carroll Jonas of Southport; three sisters, Ruth Tyndall and husband Earl of Newton, Anne McDonald and husband Wayne of Taylorsville, and Faye Jonas of Taylorsville. Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 13, 2003, at Friendly Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Ashe officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers included Charlie Hoke, Robert Vick, James Baxter, Jim Horn, Michael Houser, and Dustin Warren. Memorials may be made to Friendly Baptist Church, Friendly Baptist Church Rd., Taylorsville, NC 28681. Bass-Smith Funeral Home of Hickory was in charge of arrangements.

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