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Obituaries — 10-4-13

Walden Orie Johnson

Walden Orie Johnson, 62, 715 Morningside Dr., Mt. Holly died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.

Native of Gaston County. Son of the late Rev. Linton Johnson, Sr. and Dora Burton Johnson.

The funeral service will be Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church, Iron Station at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends at the church Sunday from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and other times at: 4473 Highway 73, Iron Station. Burial at church cemetery.

Survivors include companion, Florie Walls; sons, Walden Link and Quinton Link; sisters, Joyce Brown, Lena Belle Johnson, Gloria Faye Johnson, Dorcas “Dokie” Ramseur, Brenda Hamilton, and Cynthia Rankin; brothers, Donald Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Linton Johnson,Jr., and Aldridge Johnson.

Costner Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements.

 

Henry Christopher Morrison

VALE — Henry Christopher Morrison, age 58, of Vale, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Devine officiating.  The family will receive friends from 11:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. on Saturday prior to the service.

Mr. Morrison was born March 16, 1955 in Mecklenburg County to the late Henry and Martha Amon Morrison.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel Morrison.   He worked as a landscaper and was an amazing husband and father and was much loved by his family.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Childers Morrison of the home; daughters, Shannon Morrison and husband C.J. Barnes of Lincolnton, Erin Morrison Dudley and husband Robert of Charlotte; sons, Sean Morrison of Pensacola, FL, James Morrison of San Diego, Calif.; three grandchildren, Lucas Barnes, Cooper Barnes, and Scarlett Morrison; brother, Michael Morrison of Mocksville; sister, Vicki Ford of Concord; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 9844-C South Pine Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28273.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Morrison family.

 

Rudy Russell Nichols

IRON STATION — Rudy Russell Nichols, age 67, of Iron Station, died on Wednesday, October 2, 2013.

His funeral service will be 11a.m. today at East Lincoln Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Edward Reese and Rev. Charles Kinley officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Warlick Funeral Home.

Rudy was born April 2, 1946 in Clay County, North Carolina to the late Clyde Henry and Mary Wilson Nichols.   In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Henry Nichols, and a sister, June Parker.  He worked as a supervisor for Clariant Chemical.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Botts Nichols of the home; a son, David Nichols and wife Mindy of Iron Station; a daughter, Dana Jackson of Iron Station; five brothers, Wayne Nichols and wife Louise of Mt. Holly, Tommy Nichols and wife Ruby of Murphy, Jerry Nichols and wife Rita, Allan Nichols and wife Diane, and Ray Nichols, all of Hayesville; two sisters, Eulene Vassey and husband Elbert of Alexis, NC and Sandra Garrett and husband Rex, of Hiawassee, GA; three grandchildren, Heather Jackson, Matthew Jackson, and Logan Nichols; and two great-grandchildren, Hayden Jackson and Khloe James.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC  28207, or to Carolinas Brain Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 32861, Charlotte, NC  28232-2861.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Nichols family.

 

Lewis Peeler 

Lewis David Peeler, 84, of Newton died October 4.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.

 

Rodney Adam Cassell

Rodney Adam Cassell, 29, of Lincolnton died October 2, 2013.

His funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Cassell family.

 

Jo Eddie Beam Anderson

Mrs. Jo Eddie Beam Anderson, 86, of Cherryville died October 2, 2013.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 3 p.m. at First Wesleyan Church.  Burial will follow in Mary’s Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services of Cherryville is serving the Anderson family.

 

Dorothy Louise Dietz Waters

Dorothy Louise Dietz Waters, 85 of Lincolnton died October 2, 2013.

Services will be held today at E. F. Drum Funeral Home at 2 p.m.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  The interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Waters family.

 

Leterrian Boneak Lipscomb

Leterrian Boneak (L.J.) Lipscomb Jr., 18 of Gastonia died on October 1, 2013.

Funeral service is Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow in Gaston Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 12 noon at the church.

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

 

Nicky Jonas

Nicky Jonas, 38, of Vale died October 2, 2013.

Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., today at Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Anthony Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be private.

Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the Jonas Family.

 

Willie ‘Bob’ Roberts

Willie Warren “Bob” Roberts, 80, of Denver, died October 3, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 6, 2013 in the Wilkies Grove Baptist Church, Valdese. Interment will follow in the Willkie’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with military honors. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Wilkies Grove Baptist Church.

Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.

 

 

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