Joyce King Hoyle
Joyce King Hoyle, age 64, of 1312 Mirror Lake Road in Lincolnton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Pearl Baptist Church with Rev. Malcolm Ivey, Rev. Alan Wheeler, and Rev. Jeff Kincaid officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Joyce was born February 1, 1950, in Gaston County to the late Walter Clyde King, Sr. and Blanche Carrol King. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who faithfully loved her church and church family. When Joyce wasn’t busy working as a beautician, she enjoyed spending her time in the kitchen.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Wayne Hoyle; two daughters, Lisa Hoyle (Robert Cook ) of Clover, S.C. and Dana (Charles) Simpson of Alexis; one brother, W.C. King, Jr. (Jackie) of Kinston; one granddaughter, Sengla Inthanonh; and one grandson, Austin Simpson.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Donita Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092, or to Angel Bows by Raemy, 1693 Gray Fox Lane, Iron Station, NC 28080.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Hoyle family.
Lloyd David Houser
MAIDEN — Lloyd David Houser, age 70, of 3304 Anderson Mountain Road in Maiden, died on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
His funeral service will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kathy McAbee officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery in Catawba. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home.
Lloyd was born March 5, 1944, in Rutherford County to the late Leonard Dewitt and Verlie Mae Queen Houser. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Lynn Houser, a son, Dennis Wayne Houser, and a sister, Helen Houser. He was the owner of Houser Rollback.
He is survived by his wife, Jo Neal Houser of the home; five brothers, John Houser of Lincolnton, J.D. Houser of Bostic, Henry Houser of Lincolnton, Clinton Houser of Delaware, Okla., and Walt Houser of Lincolnton; three sisters, Ethel Propes of Bostic, Grace Lovelace of Lincolnton, and Libby Smith of Bostic; three grandchildren, Jeff Houser, Dana Hillman, and Ricky Hillman, all of Trinity; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 7618 Mombo Road, Catawba, NC 28609.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Houser family.
Clinard Elliott “Bud” Coffey
Clinard Elliott “Bud” Coffey, age 77, of 1853 Cameron Road in Lincolnton passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, April 6, 2014, with his loving family by his side.
A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the David Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Lewis Lowery officiating. A Southern Gospel singing service will be announced at a later date.
Mr. Coffey was born in Lincoln County, NC to the late Clinard and Bryte Beal Coffey. Bud was a lifelong resident of Lincolnton. Bud spent his youth on the mill hill at Rhodes Rhyne in Lincolnton and always took pride that he lived there and learned many of life’s lessons while growing up there. He attended Lincolnton High School, but always said he was a graduate of the “school of hard knocks.” Bud was well-known for his truly great sense of humor and his beautiful singing voice. He sang praises to God for over 40 years. He sang with the Song Masters and the Southerner’s Quartets. Bud retired from the NC Department of Corrections after more than 30 years of service. He was an avid Carolina Panther and UNC Tarheel fan. He also loved watching NASCAR racing and listening to the Cathedrals Quartet.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia Sue Davis Coffey; two sons, Kevin (Lanelle) Coffey and Jeff (Anna) Coffey; a daughter, Sue Ellen (Coffey) Ingle; grandchildren, Brent (Nicole) Coffey, Abbey Coffey, Brooke Owens, John (Susan) Coffey, Jeremy Coffey, Taren (David) Caldwell, Kyle (Megan) Coffey, Phillip (June) Franklin, Jackie (Shane) Godfrey; great-grandchildren, Cadon Hull, Brennen Godfrey, Tyler Owens, Allysa Owens, Cecile Coffey, Ryleigh Boggs and Mikayla Godfrey; sister, Shirley Bailey; niece, Kimberly Thomas Kimbell; nephews, Greg and Leslie Davis and Tommy Thomas; sister-in-law, Peggy Davis Thomas of Chesapeake, VA; and special friends, Roby Jetton and Ronnie and Nickie Avery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, PO Box 423, Lincolnton, NC 28093.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Coffey family.
Ina Bell Armstrong Withers McAlister
MAIDEN — Mrs. Ina Bell Armstrong Withers McAlister, age 98, of Blackburn Bridge Road, Maiden died Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Her funeral will be 1p.m. today at Cedar Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Painter and Rev. Jaie McKnight Warlick officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton. At other times, the family will be at the home of Charles Withers, 2401 Blackburn Bridge Road, Maiden.
Mrs. McAlister was born on March 14, 1916 in Lincoln County and was the daughter of the late Thomas Franklin Armstrong and Mary Etta Carpenter Armstrong. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Elgin J. Van Withers, her second husband, Ted McAlister and two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Withers Green and Annie Louise Withers Henderson. Mrs. McAlister was a homemaker.
She is survived by three sons, Charles Thomas Withers and wife, Hazel of Maiden, Glenn Elliott Withers and wife, Janie of Ocean Isle, and David Lee Withers and wife, Lois of Virginia; three daughters, Frances Ruth Withers Covil and husband, William Daryell of Lincolnton, Glenda Withers Henderson and husband, Joe of Shelby and Shirley Withers King and husband, Jack of Maiden; twenty grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 6105 Startown Road, Maiden, NC 28650.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the McAlister family.
Wilma Rich Neal
HICKORY — Wilma Rich Neal, 83, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Trinity Village surrounded by her family and friends.
Mrs. Neal was born April 13, 1930, in Cleveland County to the late Carles Rich and Artie Cook Rich. She was a member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church. Ms. Neal taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She owned and operated Neal Properties. Ms. Neal was a realtor for eighteen years. She loved painting and gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty seven years, Charles Odell Neal Jr.
Surviving are her sons, Charles Neal III and his wife, Diane of Montgomery, Tex. and Mark Neal and wife Laura of Webster Groves, Mo.; her daughter, Shelly Speagle of Hickory; granddaughters Natalie Speagle of Charlotte, and Emily Norboge and husband Nicolas of Houston, Tex.; grandsons Matthew Neal and wife Kirby of Houston, Tex., Justin Speagle of Hickory, Dylan Neal of Webster Groves, Mo.; great-grandson Charles Farrell Speagle of Hickory; sister Gale Sudduth and husband Earl of Seagrove, and Charlotte Fidler of Sumpter, S.C.
The family received friends on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Mountain Grove Baptist Church from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Mountain Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Stephen Loftis officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Mountain Grove Baptist Church, 6156 Mt. Grove Road, Hickory, NC 28602, and or to The Claremont School Back Pack program, 3384 East Main St, Claremont, NC 28610
Condolences may be made online at www.hickoryfh.com.
Hickory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John “Everette” Carpenter
John “Everette” Carpenter, 73, passed away April 5, 2014. He is now resting pain free with Jesus.
His funeral will be 2 p.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Bost officiating. Burial will follow in ForestLawnCemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Monday prior to the funeral at Warlick Funeral Home.
Mr. Carpenter was born December 29, 1940. He was preceded in death by his parents John “Paul” Carpenter and Polly Brown Carpenter, one sister Jolene Honeycutt, and his first wife of 40 years Carolyn Perry Carpenter.
He is survived by his wife Katie Marie Carpenter of the home; one son Terry Carpenter and wife Charlsie of Lincolnton, and two step-children Kim Jones of Cherryville, and Richard Jones of Lincolnton; 3 grandchildren Rusty Carpenter and wife Elizabeth of Lincolnton, Heather Carpenter Fredell and husband Stephen of Vale, and Kaylon Carpenter Hovis and husband Kyle of Vale; 5 step grandchildren Jeffery Rudisill and wife Katie, Craig Watts, Tiffany Jones, Madison Jones, and Skyler Jones; 6 great-grandchildren Hunter and Will Carpenter, Tristan and Nadia Fredell, and Brody and Alayna Hovis; and 2 step-great grandchildren Emily Watts and Zander Teague.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Donita Drive, Lincolnton, NC28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Carpenter family.
Levi Jayson Hallman, 23, of 1194 Redding Lane, Lincolnton, went to be with the Lord Friday, April 4, 2014 at UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill.
He was born in Gaston County on December 19, 1990, to Jay Alexander Hallman of Charlotte and Lois Redding Hallman of Lincolnton. He was employed with Saine Ace Hardware and was a member of Hull’s Grove Baptist Church. Levi was an avid Duke fan and enjoyed playing sports and riding his motorcycle.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Janice Hallman and cousin, Sadie Marie Redding.
In addition to his parents he is survived by two brothers, Brent Alexander Hallman and wife, Ashley and Nolan Robert Hallman both of Lincolnton; grandparents, Robert and Elizabeth Redding of Cherryville and JL Hallman of Lincolnton; niece, Corrigan Hallman of Lincolnton; aunt, Linda R. Shelton and husband, Harry of Lincolnton and uncle, Marcus Redding and wife, Chrissie of Cherryville; and numerous cousins.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, Vale. A Celebration of Life Service was 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, Vale, with the Rev. Robert Redding and Rev. Marcus Redding officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, Sadie Marie Redding Scholarship Fund, 6670 W Hwy. 27, Vale, NC 28168.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston served the Hallman family.
Sue Ewing Jones
Sue Ewing Jones, age 85, of the Brian Center in Lincolnton, died on Friday, April 4, 2014.
A graveside service was held at 3 p. m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Walt Windley officiating. The family received friends following the graveside service. At all other times, the family was at the home of Fran and Don Cagle, 1180 Downing Court in Lincolnton.
Mrs. Jones was born March 23, 1929, in Lincoln County to the late Robert Henry Ewing and Margaret Dorsey Ewing. Sue was the last of seven Ewing brothers and sisters.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by an infant son, Robert Abernethy, and her husband, W.R. “Dub” Jones.
She is survived by a daughter, Fran Abernethy Cagle and husband Don of Lincolnton; two grandchildren, Charles Spencer Cagle and wife Mary and Rachel Frances Cagle and fiancé Jason Hammonds, all of Lincolnton; two great-grandchildren, Mason Andrew Cagle and Lyla Anne Cagle; special nieces, Elizabeth Wiseman and Doris Coulter; and great-nephews, Jamie Ewing, Michael Wiseman and wife Ann; and great-niece, Natalie Wiseman.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Donita Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home, Lincolnton is serving the Jones family.
Bobby Nelson Painter
MAIDEN — Bobby Nelson Painter, 80, of Maiden passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at his residence.
Born February 7, 1934 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Samuel and Rachel Killian Painter.
Mr. Painter was a charter member of Mt. Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden and a veteran of the US Army.
In addition to his parents; wife, Phoebe Wilkinson Painter; granddaughter, Caitlyn Painter; two brothers, Paul Painter George Painter and a sister, Colleen P. Dellinger preceded him in death.
Survivors include two sons, Rahn Painter and wife, Cindy of Denver, Todd Painter and wife, Melanie of Maiden; five grandchildren, Chastity McRee, Chad Painter, Haylie Rembert, Autumn Lutz and Rhonda Martin; six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden with Rev. Charles Ingle and Rev. Donald Cline officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, from 3 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be given to: Mt. Anderson Baptist Church, Building Fund, 4818 South Hwy. 16, Maiden, NC 28650.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary, Maiden is serving the Painter family.
Cathy Miller Kelly
Cathy Miller Kelly, 64, of Lenoir died April 3, 2014.
A private service will be held by the family at a later date.
Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee is serving the Kelly family.
Charles Anthony Sims
Mr. Charles Anthony Sims, 56, of Shelby died April 3, 2014.
Funeral services are today at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Lawndale with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Ebony & White’s Funeral Home is serving the Sims family.
William Floyd Hinson
William Floyd Hinson, 75, of Iron Station died April 5, 2014.
There are no services scheduled at this time.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Hinson Family.
Elaine Yancey Benner
Elaine Yancey Benner, 70, of Maiden died April 4, 2014.
A service of remembrance was held April 6, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Maiden. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends April 6, 2014 from 2 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. at Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
The Benner family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.
John Bennett Dellinger Jr.
John Bennett Dellinger, Jr., 95, of Cherryville, died April 5, 2014.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors conducted by American Legion Post 100 Cherryville. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 12 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. prior to the service in the Vida Dellinger Parlor at St. John’s church.
Carpenter’s Funeral and Cremation Services, Cherryville is serving the Dellinger family.
Glenn Lucas Putnam
Glenn Lucas Putnam, 87, of Catawba died April 5, 2014.
A service of remembrance will be held April 8, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church, Catawba. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends, today from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church.
The Putnam family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111