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Obits 8-13-12

Eddie M. Lowe

Eddie M. Lowe, 71, of Lincolnton passed away peacefully on August 13, 2012 after an extended illness.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Judy Nicholson Lowe; son, Eddie M. Lowe Jr. (Skip) and wife Katie; daughters, Pamela Lowe Canipe and husband, Les; Lisa Lowe Clarke and husband, Greg; grandchildren, Judith, Leslie and Mary Canipe, Jacob, Sarah and Grace Clarke, Mason, Avery and Taylor Lowe; brother, Wayne Lowe and wife Jane; sisters, McGretta Garrison, Lanelle Elmore and husband Paul, Beth Abernethy and many loving nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his supportive AA family. He was loved greatly by the entire Nicholson family.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 14, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with the funeral on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Lowe family.


Ruth Hazeline Devine Coffey

Ruth Hazeline Devine Coffey, age 93, of Laboratory Road in Lincolnton, died on Friday, August 10, 2012.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton.

Mrs. Coffey was born October 4, 1918 to the late Edgar A. and Lenora Lineberger Devine. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Pervy Coffey, and eight sisters and brothers.  She worked in textiles

Survivors include one sister Billie Ridley of Lincolnton, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC  28092.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Coffey family.


Margaret Anna Winstead Spainhour

Margaret Anna Winstead Spainhour, age 89, of Charlotte, died on Monday, August 6, 2012.

There will be a private burial service today at the Hollybrook Cemetery. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Mrs. Spainhour was born on May 23, 1923, in Lincolnton, to the late Meldrum B. and Annie Heim Winstead. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Meldrum B. Winstead Jr.

Mrs. Spainhour received a Bachelor of Music in Piano from Salem College in 1944, and she was a member of the Salem College Alumnae Association for the rest of her life. She taught piano at Charlotte Country Day School and was a string instrument teacher in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. She was a highly respected piano teacher for over 50 years and was a member of the Piano Teacher’s Forum, the American Suzuki Association, and the Music Teachers National Association.

Mrs. Spainhour is survived by her children, R. Alexander Spainhour III (Ellen) of Pendleton, S.C.; Elizabeth Spainhour Reid, David Spainhour, Anne Spainhour Whitlow (William), and James Spainhour, all of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in honor of Margaret Winstead Spainhour to the Salem College School of Music, Hanes House, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27101

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Spainhour family.


Lela Faye Black McSwain

Lela Faye Black McSwain, 100, of Cherryville died August 9, 2012.

Funeral services were held August 12, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends August 11, 2012 at Carpenter’s Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Carpenter’s Funeral Home, Cherryville served the McSwain family.


Loley Mae Lanier Summey

Loley Mae Lanier Summey, 79, of Lincolnton died August 10, 2012.

Services were held August 12, 2012 at 3 p.m. at E. F. Drum Funeral Home. The family received friends one hour prior the service. Interment was at East Lincoln Missionary Baptist.

E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Summey family.


Lottie Logan Bolding

Lottie Logan Bolding, 101, of Statesville died August 11, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.


Emogene Beal Schrum

Emogene Beal Schrum, 86, of Lincolnton died August 13, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.


Eric Shane Uzzell

Eric Shane Uzzell, 39, of Maiden died August 11, 2012.

Arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary, Maiden.


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