Inez Johnson Sowell
DALLAS, N.C. — Inez Johnson Sowell, 90, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013. She was born October 4, 1922 to the late Eugene and Nevert Norman Johnson in Lincoln County.
Inez was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She will be remembered for her sweet smile and her inspiration to her family with her strong faith in God, her caring words and her positive outlook on life. She was also a longstanding member of First United Methodist Church in Dallas, NC.
Inez is survived by her children, Martha S. Keziah and husband, Mike of Lincolnton, Jim Sowell and wife Vikki of Conover, Bill Sowell and wife MeiLian of Raleigh; grandchildren, Angie Rudisill and husband John, Samantha Revere and husband, Justin, Megan Gilbert and husband TJ, Josh Keziah, Zhang Tao, Wayne Hart and John Hart; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Dallas. Rev. Caroll Flack will officiate. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park. The family received friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Dallas Funeral Home, 212 W. Trade St., Dallas, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 536, Dallas, NC 28034.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com
Dallas Funeral Home, Dallas is serving the Sowell family.
Robert ‘Bob’ Leslie Parleir
Robert “Bob” Leslie Parleir, 83, of Lincolnton died March 23, 2013.
Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton.
Mary Jane Jones Patterson
Mary Jane Jones Patterson, 64, of Cherryville died March 22, 2013.
Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will follow in the Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends March 24, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Patterson family.
Jackie David Morris
Jackie David Morris, 65, of Florence, S.C. died March 20, 2013.
A funeral service was held 2 p.m. March 24, 2013 at Lineberry United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery with military graveside rites.
Briggs Funeral Home, Denton is serving the Morris family.
Tassie Lenor Terres Beattie
Tassie Lenor Terres Beattie, 90, of Kings Mountain died March 21, 2013.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on March 23, 2013 at Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville. Funeral services were held March 24, 2013 at the Independent Baptist Tabernacle Church at 1 p.m. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville served the Beattie family.
Charlene Ruth Goodson Rinehardt, 79, of Maiden died March 22, 2013 at Brian Center East, Hickory.
A funeral service was held March 24, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Center View Baptist Church, Maiden. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at the church.
Burke Mortuary, Maiden is serving the Rinehardt family.