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Obituaries — 1-31-14

Bobbie Clark Grigg

VALE — Mrs. Bobbie Clark Grigg, age 82, of 1315 Hulls Grove Church Road in Vale, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Hulls Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Marcus Redding officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 1:45 p.m. today prior to the service at the church.

Bobbie was born August 22, 1931 in Greer, S.C. to the late Edna Hepler. In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Allen Grigg. She worked in textiles.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Earl Grigg of the home; daughters, Brenda Bailey and husband Ron of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gail Bright and husband Jimmy of Lincolnton, and Debbie Willis and husband Larry of Vale; a sister, Ruby Tipton of Maryville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Amie Bailey, Ryan Fore, Aaron Bright, and Miranda Willis; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 or Hulls Grove Baptist Church, 6263 W. Highway 27, Vale, NC 28168.

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Grigg family.

 

George H.  Reese

George H. Reese, 69, of Iron Station, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 with his dear dog, Harley, by his side.

He was born the 30th of September 1944 in Charlotte, a son of the late Adrian Reese and Virginia Byrd Reese. George served in The United States Army in Vietnam and had just retired from Godley Auction Co. after 25 years of service.  He was a big race fan and dirt track fan.

The family will greet friends 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Ellington Funeral Service.  A service to celebrate his life will follow at 3 p.m. in The Historic Morehead St. Chapel at the funeral home.

Mr. Reese is survived by his sister, Linda Whitesides; nephew, Roger Whitesides and wife, Stefanie; niece, Donna Shoemaker and husband, Vern; sister-in-law, Sylvia Reese; aunt, Margaret Norris; step-daughter, Ashely Ward.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: James “Buck” Reese and Jerry Reese.

The family would like to thank his best friend, Eddie Norton and his neighbor, Butch Baloc for helping to watch over George and all they done for him, also to Godley Auction Co. for being so nice and understanding through his illness.

Notes of encouragement and condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.ellingtonfuneralservices.com.

The Reese  family is being served by Ellington Funeral Services, “The Historic Morehead St. Chapel”, 727 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC  28202.  704.334.6700.

 

James Earl Williams

CHARLOTTE — James Earl Williams, 83, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Southminster.

A funeral service will be held at noon, Saturday, February 1, 2014, at McEwen Funeral Service Monroe Chapel, 204 South Main Street, Monroe, NC 28112 with interment to follow in Godwin Family Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

James was born June 13, 1930, in Union County to the late William and Anne Williams. He served four years in the Army and was stationed at VA Beach. In 1965, he married Jeanette B. Williams in York, S.C.  He was a member of Cornerstone Family Worship where he was an elder, greeter and an usher, a member of the Moose Lodge and Jones Hunting Club.

James retired from Davey Tree Co. after 40 years of service where he was the first ever Safety Manager and an advisor on the Presidents Council.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his son, James Harold “Jimmy” Williams; brothers, David Williams, CW Williams, Harold Williams and his sister, Margie Young.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette B. Williams of Charlotte; daughter, Leah W. Lowery and husband Tony of Charlotte; son, Joseph Eric Williams and wife Dina of Iron Station; brother, Bobby Williams of Holden Beach; grandchildren, Ericka Williams, Joey Williams and wife Courtney, Matthew James Williams, Levi James Williams, Bradley Williams, Johnathan Phifer, Dillon Lowery and Logan Lowery and three great grandchildren.

Pallbearers for the service are, Joey Williams, Mike Smith, Michael Marler, Dale Newcombe, Bill McClure and Max McClure “Short.”

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Charlotte Region, 1420 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC  28204.

Online condolences may be made to www.mcewenfs.com.

McEwen Funeral Service is serving the Williams family.

 

Martha Jane Potter Williams

Martha Jane Potter Williams, 96, of Charlotte died January 30, 2014.

Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on February 1, 2014 at Amity Baptist Church in Iron Station. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Williams family.

 

Curtis Ware

Mr. Curtis Ware, 90, of Kings Mountain died January 29, 2014.

Visitation will be February 1, 2014 from 12:45 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held February 1, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors.

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the Ware family.

 

Michael Jerome Rogers

Michael Jerome Rogers, 46, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. died January 27, 2014.

Funeral services will be February 1, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Providence Missionary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service, Lincolnton is serving the Rogers family.

 

Dalphine Elizabeth Dellinger Black

Dalphine Elizabeth Dellinger Black, 79, of Kindred Lincoln Nursing Center died January 28, 2014.

Funeral services will be held February 1, 2014 at noon at Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremations Services, Cherryville.  Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Black family.

 

Joseph Douglas Smith

Joseph Douglas Smith, 43, of Cherryville died January 3, 2014.

A memorial service will be held February 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 3 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Smith family.

 

Martha ‘Gran’ Joan Reep Hester Mosteller

Martha “Gran” Joan Reep Hester Mosteller, 83, of Bessemer City died January 30, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. February 1, 2014 at Landers Chapel UMC. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Service, Cherryville is serving the Mosteller family.

 

Calvin Dale Jones

Calvin Dale Jones, 55, of Lincolnton died on January 27, 2014.

A private service will be held.

Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Jones family.

 

Catherine Tuttle

Catherine Elizabeth Landis Tuttle, 95, of Maiden died January 27, 2014.

A graveside service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church, Hwy 16, Newton. Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. until 1:40 p.m. at Burke Mortuary, Maiden.

Burke Mortuary, Maiden is serving the Tuttle family.

 

Phillip ‘Phil’ Talmadge Leonard

Phillip “Phil” Talmadge Leonard, 80, of Catawba died January 29, 2014.

The family will receive friends February 1, 2014 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Catawba United Methodist Church Family Life Center.

Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, is serving the Leonard family.

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