Rachel Blanche Hartsoe Houser
Rachel Blanche Hartsoe Houser, age 93, of 1289 150 W. in Lincolnton, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Bethphage Lutheran Church with Pastor Robert Mitschke officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Rachel was born October 25, 1919 in Gaston County to the late Cecil Crowell and Lana Friday Lutz. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Houser Jr. and Willie (Bill) Hartsoe. She worked for the Lincoln Times-News and then retired from the Gaston Gazette.
She is survived by a sister, Elsie Dellinger of Blacksburg, S.C.; two nephews, Carl Saine and wife Judie of Crouse, and Mark Dellinger and wife Tabitha of Blacksburg, S.C.; two nieces, Rita Beamguard and husband Jonathan of Clover, S.C., and Lori Lutz of Maiden; and a number of great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Bethphage Lutheran Church, 3440 Highway 182, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Houser family.
Mary E. Ikard
Mary Elizabeth Ikard, 70, of Hickory died September 28, 2013.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12 noon at Burke Mortuary Chapel, Newton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 a.m. until 12 noon at Burke Mortuary, Newton.
Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Ikard family.
Betty Kathrine Ford Benton
Ms. Betty Kathrine Ford Benton, age 66, of Cherryville died September 28, 2013.
A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services of Cherryville is serving the Benton family.
Ezra ‘E.V.’ Vernon Moss Jr.
Ezra “E.V.” Vernon Moss Jr., 81, of Charlotte died September 30, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville today at 11 a.m. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services of Cherryville is serving the Moss family.
Elizabeth Clack Dyke
Elizabeth Clack Dyke, 83, formerly of Kings Mountain died September 30, 2013.
Funeral Service will be held at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain. Interment will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Harris Funeral Home of Kings Mountain is serving the Dyke family.