James Robert Cooper
James Robert Cooper, 75, of Auburn, Ga. passed away on November 9, 2013.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda T. Cooper, Auburn, Ga.; children, Jim and Rena Cooper, Auburn, Ga.; Michael and Patti Cooper, Crouse; grandchildren, Megan Ann Cooper, brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Delores Cooper, Jonesboro; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mr. Cooper was born June 28, 1938 in Wilmington. He was a 1956 graduate of North Duplin High School and 1960 graduate of East Carolina University. He was retired from Johnson and Johnson Company where worked as a Pharmaceutical Representative for thirty-seven and a half years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Highpoint North Carolina.
A Memorial Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Hamilton Mill Presbyterian Church with Dr. Tom Bagley officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to N.E. Georgia Hospice, in memory of James Robert Cooper.
To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, is serving the Cooper family.
Jerry Elliott Perkins
Jerry Elliott Perkins, age 71, of 4196 King Wilkinson Road in Lincolnton, died on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
His funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Victory Grove Baptist Church with Rev. David Jarrell and Rev. Dr. Randy Setzer officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The body will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. this evening at Warlick Funeral Home.
Jerry was born November 1, 1942 in Lincoln County to the late Lee Andrew and Johnsie Robinson Perkins. He worked as a plant manager for Pilot Furniture.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Huss Perkins of the home; two sisters, Janice Hovis and husband Ken of Denver, and Gail P. Gilbert and husband Steve of Lincolnton; one brother, Emmitt Perkins of Lincolnton; a son, Michael Hovis of Lincolnton; and nephews Duke Sherrill and wife Kelly of Denver, and Chuck Gilbert and wife Barbara of Westwego, La.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Perkins family.
Kenneth Eugene Sanford
Mr. Kenneth Eugene Sanford, age 76, of 3238 Springfield Drive in Lincolnton, died on Monday, November 11, 2013.
Services will be private.
Mr. Sanford was born September 19, 1937 in Lincoln County to the late James Willard and Lizzie Etta Poovey Sanford. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and then later was a dock worker for Carolina Freight for 30 years. He loved the beach, hunting, and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Mauney Sanford of the home; two daughters, Sherry Duncan and husband Kim of Crouse and Kristie Sanford of Lincolnton; two sons, Kenny Sanford and Jimmy Sanford, both of Lincolnton; five grandchildren, Cassie and Kelsie Duncan, Matthew and Journee Sanford, and Jacob Sanford; two sisters, Linda Carpenter and Mildred Sisk; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Sanford family.
Neal Clarence Bolick
Neal Clarence Bolick, 90, of Cherryville, died November 11, 2013.
Visitation will be held today from 1:45 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Funeral Services will be held today at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at City Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Bolick.
Jessie Paull Blanton
Jessie Paull Blanton, 81, of Cherryville, died November 11, 2013.
Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. at Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services with burial in city Memorial Cemetery. The family received friends November 12, 2013 at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Blanton family.
Ruby Nell Lee
Ruby Nell Lee, 72 of Charlotte died November 10, 2013.
Funeral service is November 14, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Lee family.
Cleo Huff Smith
Cleo Huff Smith, 71, of Lincolnton died November 11, 2013.
Funeral service is November 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Vale with burial to follow in Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friendsv30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Smith family.
Alda Hoyle Crawley
Alda Hoyle Crawley, 96 of Lincolnton, died November 11, 2013.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m., November 14, 2013 at Bess Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will follow the Graveside service.
Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the Crawly family.