Patrick Andrew Rash
Patrick Andrew Rash, 27, of Lincolnton, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at his residence.
Patrick was born in Burke County on September 8, 1985 to Patricia Rash Lineberger and Jimmy Scott Lineberger.
Survivors include his daughter, Madison Wilson of Conover; mother and father, Patricia and Scott Lineberger of Lincolnton; maternal grandmother, Wilma Rash of Rhodhiss.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Winkler’s Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Faulkenbury officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center Charlotte Region, 1420 East Seventh St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204
On-line condolences may be left for the family at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory, Hickory is serving the Rash family.
Hazelene Conner Brown
Hazelene Conner Brown, age 85, of Stanley Total Living Center, and formerly of 138 Woodvale Circle in Lincolnton, died on Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Her funeral service will be 1 p.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kathy McAbee officiating. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 12:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Brown was born July 7, 1927 in Iredell County to the late George W. and Myrtle Ballard Conner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jackson “Jack” Brown and a brother, Wayne Conner. She worked as the office manager for WLON in Lincolnton which she and her husband founded.
She is survived by a daughter, Betsy Brown Freeman of Lincolnton; three brothers, Hugh C. Conner of Raleigh, and Dr. Joel D. Conner and Paul N. Conner, both of Gastonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rhyne Heights United Methodist Church, 520 S. Madison Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Brown family.
Norman Lester Keener
Mr. Norman Lester Keener, age 78, of the Heath House in Lincolnton, died on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
His funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Keener was born December 28, 1934 in Lincoln County to the late Ralph and Alda Keener Keener. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Essie Denton Keener. He was retired from J.P. Stevens where he worked in maintenance.
He is survived by a half-brother, Richard Keener of Bessemer City; a half-sister, Rachel Tripps of Orlando, Fla.; an aunt, Juanita Costner of Lincolnton; and a cousin, Larry Withers and wife Jewell of Denver.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glenn Allen, VA 23058-5267.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Keener family.
Carolyn Ann Lineberger Rudisill
CROUSE — Carolyn Ann Lineberger Rudisill, age 69, of 1805 St. Marks Church Road in Crouse, died on Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Stanley Spence and Rev. Phillip Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Warlick Funeral Home.
Mrs. Rudisill was born March 20, 1944 in Lincoln County to the late Yates Webb and Grace Keever Lineberger. She was a music teacher in the public school system.
She is survived by her husband, J.C. Rudisill of the home; two sons, Ma.rk Rudisill and wife Corie Ann of Crouse and Timothy Rudisill and wife Patricia Ann of Mt. Pleasant, S.C; two sisters, Barbara Jo Lineberger of Wilmington and Linda L. Buff of Lincolnton; and two grandchildren, Matisen Pettit and Andrew Hubbard.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Rudisill family.