“R. Dean” Stroupe
“R. Dean” Stroupe, 78, of Lincolnton formerly of Dallas died Sunday March 30, 2014 at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born December 11, 1935 he was the son of the late Howard Columbus Stroupe and Pearlie Mae Paysour Stroupe.
Survivors include sister, JoAnn Lutz and husband John of Newton; two brothers, Dennis Arthur “D.A.” Stroupe and wife, Vivian of Lincolnton and George Theodore Paysour of Kings Mountain.
His wife, Joyce Warren Stroupe preceded him in death.
After cremation, inurnment will be at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net.
The Stroupe family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.
Elsie Mae Bess Hord
Elsie Mae Bess Hord, 98, of Cherryville died March 30, 2014.
Funeral services will be held today at Shady Grove Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday at Shady Grove Baptist Church Family Life Center from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Hord family.
Nancy S. Punch
Nancy Gertrude Sigmon Punch, 92, of Newton died March 30, 2014.
The funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church in Maiden Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 3 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Burke Mortuary, Newton is serving the Punch family.
Lila Kate Beaty Franklin
Lila Kate Beaty Franklin, 57, of Shelby died March 31, 2014.
The family will receive friends April 3, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services. Burial will be private.
Carpenter’s Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Franklin family.
Deborah A. Robinson
Deborah A. Robinson, 61, of Hickory died March 29, 2014.
A celebration of her going home will be held today at 1 p.m. at Crossroads Baptist Church in Hickory. Interment will follow services at Brookford Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at Crossroads Baptist Church.
Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee is serving the Robinson family.