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Obituaries — 12-3-12

Aubrey I. Brewer

Aubrey I. Brewer 72, of Lincolnton passed away suddenly on November 27, 2012.

He was born in Ripley, Tenn. on July 2, 1940, the son of Palmer and Margie Brewer.

Aubrey lived most of his life in Machesney Park, Ill. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1958 and married the former Charlene “Cookie” Gear on June 23, 1962 at St. Bridget’s Church in Loves Park, Ill. They celebrated 50 years of marriage together. He worked for Security Building for over 25 years, retiring in 1992. He was a 45 year member of Carpenters Local 792. In 2002, he and Charlene “Cookie” moved to Lincolnton to enjoy the warmer weather. He was a member of the Gaston Agricultural Mechanical and Textile Restoration Association (GAMTRA). He liked to collect anything old and rusty.  He was a Free Mason and a Shriner.

He is survived by his wife Charlene “Cookie”; three children, Christine (Robert) Calloway of Lincolnton, Audra (Scott) Kaufman of Rockford, Aubrey (Lynn) Brewer Jr. of Machesney Park; six grandchildren, Aubrie and Karlie Calloway, Sara and Marya Kaufman, Matthew and Stephanie Brewer; sisters, Inez Walters, Martha Bader and Liz Weber; brother, Ronnie Brewer; and numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

He was predeceased by parents Palmer and Margie; grandson, Charles; and sisters, Ophelia and Wanda; brothers, Thomas and Chester.

The family will receive friends at Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

 

Daniel Carr Leonard III

Mr. Daniel Carr Leonard III, age 69, of 635 Jerry Crump Road, Lincolnton died Saturday, December 1, 2012.

His funeral will be 11 a.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Key officiating. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family received friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Warlick Funeral Home.

Mr. Leonard was born in Lincoln County on May 20, 1943 to the late Daniel “Dutch” Carr and Carolyn Lucille Lineberger Leonard Jr.  He worked as a freight loader with Carolina Freight.

Mr. Leonard is survived by one son, Dutch Leonard and wife Molly of Lincolnton; one daughter, Andie Gavin and husband Jeff of Lincolnton; one sister, Jane Fox and husband John of Danville, Va.; three grandsons, Devin Leonard, Gabe Gavin, Casey Blackwelder

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Leonard family.

 

Abbie K. Cooke

Abbie Pricilla Kent Cooke, 90, of Hickory died November 30, 2012.

A Service of Remembrance was held December 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Viewmont Baptist Church, Hickory. Burial followed at Catawba Memorial Park, Hickory. The family received friends December 1, 2012 prior to the service in the gathering room at the church from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

Burke Mortuary, Newton served the Cooke family.

 

Dorothy I. McGinnis

Dorothy Augusta Ingle McGinnis, 93, of Newton died November 30, 2012.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dorothy will be held December 5, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Maiden. Burial will follow the service in Eastview City Cemetery, Newton. The family will receive friends on December 5, 2012 at the church one hour prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary, Newton is serving the McGinnis family.

 

William Jackson

William Robert Jackson, 64, of Hickory died November 30, 2012.

No services will be held at this time.

Burke Mortuary, Newton is serving the Jackson family.

 

D. D. Lynch

D. D. Lynch, 95, of Denver died November 29, 2012.

A funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. on December 2, 2012 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Beth Have Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Lynch family.

 

Bob Shull

Miles “Bob” Robert Shull Jr., 66, of Cherryville died December 1, 2012.

Funeral services will be held December 4, 2012 at Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Burial will be in City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends December 4, 2012 at the church from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.

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

 

Howard Young

Mr. Rochelle Howard “Jiggs/Trigger” Young, 93, of Newton died December 1, 2012.

A funeral service will be held on December 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Burke Mortuary Chapel, Newton. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory. The family will receive friends on December 4, 2012 from10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

Burke Mortuary, Newton is serving the Young family.

 

 

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