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Obituaries — 10-26-12

Shirley Ann Masche Cole

VALE — Shirley Ann Masche Cole, age 76, of 7002 Jake Seagle Road in Vale, died on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2012

at Forest Lawn Cemetery with inurnment to follow.

Ms. Cole was born August 11, 1936 in Hackettstown, N.J. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Cole.  She was a beautician.

She is survived a son, Jerry McMurtrie of Kings Mountain; one daughter, Kim Hughes of Vale; one brother, Ernest Masche of Hickory; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Warlick Funeral Homeis serving the Cole family.

Brenda Rae Roberts Harris

Brenda Rae Roberts Harris, 64, of Charlotte passed away Friday October 5, 2012. Brenda was born May 20, 1948 in Charlotte to the late Holly Ray Roberts and Mary Hazel Lee Roberts.

She was retired from the Jeld-Wen Window Manufacturing Co. and a member of the ladies auxiliary of the VFW. Brenda loved spending time outdoors surrounded by nature along with her animals but mostly loved and cherished her time with her family.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her great grandson, Phoenix Xavier Detjen and brother, N.W. Kellough.

Brenda leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters; Teresa Harris (Charles) of Charlotte, and Kimberly Hunter (Gary) of Denver; grandchildren, Megan, Hayley, Brandy and Ginny; six brothers and sisters and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday October 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation/Reception will be held immediately following the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Levine Cancer Institute, C/O Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 or Glory Land Baptist Church, 3001 Gloryland Ave., Charlotte, NC 28213

Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family.

Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com.

 

Madge D. Doering

Mrs. Madge D. Doering, age 91, of LaPalma, Calif., died on Friday, October 19, 2012 at her home.

She will be buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, Calif. 90601 on Saturday October 27, 2012. There will be a viewing at Rose Hills Mortuary (Gate 1) from 11 a.m. until 12 noon followed by a graveside funeral service at Rose Hills Memorial Park (Gate 17, Lot 7624, Grave 4) at 1 p.m.

Madge was born in Lincolnton on August 19, 1921 to the late C. C. and Pearl Dalton. She is survived by her brother, Forest E. Dalton Sr. of Roanoke Rapids as well as multiple nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Doering.

Madge graduated from Lincolnton High School and began work at a small dress shop in town called, “Roses 9 and 10,” named so, because each of the dresses were sold for between nine and ten cents at one time. Madge earned twenty-five cents an hour, which would buy her a sandwich, which came with a coke, down at the corner drug store. Another quarter would buy her a movie.

At her Lutheran Church, she made lifelong friends, including John Harrelson who would later introduce her to Harvey Doering. Soon after, they were married on January 1, 1947, (Harvey’s birthday) and remained the perfect couple for over sixty-three years, until Harvey’s passing on May 5, 2010. It was in their relationship together, and in her church, that Madge would find continual strength and purpose.

Madge was endlessly supportive of her friends, family and Harvey, through his continuing education and career at McDonnell Douglas, which eventually became the Boeing Company. She was doubly supportive later in life when Harvey developed Parkinsons.

They both loved to paint. Madge would paint flowers on vases and dishes, while Harvey painted western scenes. Harvey loved his fiddle, while Madge sang devotional songs at St. Luke’s of Long Beach. To know them was to hold them as an example, and hope that your own relationship could some day match the love they built together over long years, through thick and thin times. Harvey and Madge are reunited now, past the gap of our mortal sight. May we celebrate the life they lived, and the love they carry through eternity.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.rosehills.com.

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Harry J. Hoke

Harry J. Hoke, 62, of Newton died October 24, 2012.

A funeral service will be held on October 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church, Maiden. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends October 27, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary, Newton is serving the Hoke family.

 

Nita Wylie Williams

Nita Wylie Williams, 58, of Lincolnton died October 24, 2012.

Graveside services will be held October 27, 2012 at 11 a.m. at City Memorial Cemetery, Cherryville. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. tonight at Carpenter’s Funeral Home.

Carpenter’s Funeral Home, Cherryville is serving the Williams family.

 

Richard Eugene ‘Rick’ Lankford

Richard Eugene “Rick” Lankford, 63, of Cherryville died October 23, 2012.

A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. October 25, 2012 at Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenter’s Funeral Home. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 12:45 p.m. prior to the memorial service.

Carpenter’s Funeral Home, Cherryville is serving the Lankford family.

 

Charles Edward Wilson

Charles Edward Wilson, 75, died October 22, 2012.

Funeral services will be held October 28, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Wilson family.

 

Howard Franklin Dill

Howard Franklin Dill, 81, of Maiden died October 24, 2012.

His funeral service will be 2 p.m. on October 27, 2012 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Dill family.

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