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Friday 08/26/2016
Carswell, Claude

MORGANTON

Crisp, Donnie L. "D.L."

OLD FORT

Horton Jr., Fonze

LENOIR

Shaffer, Ruth

MORGANTON

Wilson, Janet Elizabeth Conley

DREXEL

Thursday 08/25/2016
Murray, Jack

PLEASANT GARDENS

Reed, June Taplin

MARION

Self, John "Allen"

MARION

Shelton, James

CONNELLY SPRINGS

Wednesday 08/24/2016
Epley, Grace Harrison

MORGANTON

Greene, Priscilla Hollifield

HENDERSON

Orders, Alfred Wilson

MORGANTON

Sunday 08/21/2016
Alexander, Lib

Morganton

Goins, Anne

MORGANTON

Helms, Sandra

MARION

Mode, Lucille Fox

GREENSBORO

Perry, June

OLD FORT

Wilson, Janet Elizabeth Conley

DREXEL

Wood, Pearle Millsaps

NEBO

Saturday 08/20/2016
Elmore, Matthew Lee

HICKORY Mr. Matthew Lee Elmore, 32, of Hickory, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at his residence after a brief illness. Matthew was born July 8, 1984, in Catawba County, a son of Jeffrey C. and Kimb...

Friday 08/19/2016
Huffman, Rex Oliver

CONNELLY SPRINGS Mr. Rex Oliver Huffman, 62, of Connelly Springs, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m., at Abees Chapel Baptist Church. The fam...

McPherson, Maryann

STONY POINT Maryann McPherson, 68, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 2, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Ellen Moor...

Schism, Joseph Richard "Rick"

MARION Joseph Richard "Rick" Schism, 38, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center in Asheville. Born in Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 9, 1978, he wa...

Self, John "Allen"

MARION Mr. John "Allen" Self, 91, of Marion, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced once the arrangements have been finalized. ...

Thursday 08/18/2016
Johnson, Leslie Carla

HENDERSONVILLE Leslie Carla Johnson, 60, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, following respiratory and cardiac arrest. She was born Jan. 27, 1956, the daughter of the late John L. and Marie H. Johnson. L...

Lavender, Norman W.

OLD FORT Norman W. Lavender, 76, of Old Fort, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at his residence. A native of McDowell County, born April 16, 1940, he was the son of the late Ho...

Loftis, Lib

MORGANTON Elisabeth "Lib" Loftis, of Morganton, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. The memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, at First Baptist Church with visitation in the c...

Rodifer, Janet Hilton

MARION/ JOHNSON CITY, Tenn Janet Hilton Rodifer, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. A graveside service will take place Friday, Aug. 19, at Washington Memory Gardens in Johnson City, at 2 p.m. Chad B...

Wednesday 08/17/2016
Knoll, Roland Arthur

ASHEVILLE Roland Arthur Knoll, of Asheville, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church at 424 W. State St. in Black...

Lavender, Norman W.

OLD FORT Mr. Norman W. Lavender, 76, of Old Fort, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced once they have been finalized. Chad L. Beam Funeral Licensee is assi...

Sansing, William Douglas "Froggy"

RUTH Mr. William Douglas "Froggy" Sansing, 73, of Ruth, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Crowe's Funeral Chapel, with t...

Verheeck, Lori

MORGANTON Lorraine "Lori" Verheeck, 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. The memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20,6 at Praise Assembly of God in Glen Alpine. Sossoman F...

Tuesday 08/16/2016
Brakefield, Martha Nell

MORGANTON

Harris, Sherry Annette Stevens

OLD FORT

Sansing, William Douglas "Froggy"

RUTH

Monday 08/15/2016
Adkins, Jimison "Jimi"

MORGANTON

Sunday 08/14/2016
Bryant, Elizabeth "Beth"

MARION

Bryson, Glenn

MORGANTON

Cooper, Ruth Moody

NEBO

Greene, James Finley

MARION

Huffman II, Gene

Morganton

Lavender, James "Randy"

MARION

McCall, Louise

LENOIR

Woodie, David Brandon

MORGANTON

Friday 08/12/2016
Bailey, Katherine

MORGANTON Katherine Bridges Bailey, 90, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at North Morganton Baptist Church with visitation at the church from 1 t...

Bollinger, Douglas

LENOIR Douglas Keith Bollinger, 51, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, at Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center. The gra...

Burns, Vertie Lee

VALDESE

Denny Sr., John Wilson

John Wilson Denny Sr. HILDEBRAN John Wilson Denny Sr., 84, of Hildebran died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. No services are planned for Mr. Denny. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting...

Greene, James Finley

MARION James Finley Greene, 87, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, at Autumn Care of Marion with his family at his side. Finley was born May 30, 1929, in the community of Sevier of Mc...

Greene, Janice

NEBO Janice Greene, 75, of Nebo, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. Born in McDowell County, March 8, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Tuarp Young and Vanetta Hensley Young. Janice was a memb...

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