Joseph Gerald Richard
Joseph Gerald Richard, age 83, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Carolina Care in Cherryville, NC. Born September 30, 1933, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Alexander Abraham Richard and Callie Missouri Rudisill Richard. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vale.
He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Nell Frances Powell Richard; and brothers, Bill Richard and Jack Richard.
Left to cherish his memory are sons Larry Richard (Sharri), Joe Richard, Jr. and Yates Richard; daughters Kathy Beaver (Karl), Renee Cook and Lori Love (Lane); sister, Doris Ennis (Bruce); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vale with Pastor Tommy Lineberger officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Trinity Lutheran Church, 2700 Trinity Church Road, Vale, NC 28168.
Condolences may be sent to the Richard family at www.willisreynoldsfh.com.
Willis Reynolds Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Richard family.
Doris Ann Carpenter Richard
Doris Ann Carpenter Richard, age 84, 6416 of Leatherman Road in Vale, died on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
Her funeral service will be held at noon today, March 6, 2017, at Daniels Lutheran Church with Pastor David Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall prior to the service.
Mrs. Richard was born August 6, 1932, in Lincoln County, to the late Lander James Carpenter and Irene Elizabeth Carpenter Carpenter. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy Reece Richard, Sr.; two sons, Billy Reece Richard, Jr. and Michael Lester Richard, Sr.; and a brother, Larry Carpenter. Doris loved to travel with the senior group and be “on the go,” and also spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey Steven Richard, Sr., and wife Maggie, of Vale, and Mark Kylie Richard, Sr., and wife Susie, of Homestead, Fla.; two daughters, Rhonda Egeland, and husband Ted, of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Pamela Quiles, and husband Eddy, of Vale; eighteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Reynolds.
Memorials may be made to Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Richard family.
Wanda Kay Reynolds Price
Wanda Kay Reynolds Price, age 60, of Vale passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice, Sherrills Ford.
Born June 25, 1956 in Campbell County, Virginia, she was the daughter of Evelyn Durie Reynolds and the late Clarence Reynolds. Wanda had a passion for horses and crafting. In addition to her father, husband Roy Price preceded her in death.
Left to cherish her memory is three sons, Clifford Wood of Va., Troy Lee Wood of Va., James Robert Hunley of Vale; daughter, Tanya Cameron Woods of Va.; four grandchildren, Cora, Tamaryn, Colton and Braxton; mother, Evelyn Durie Reynolds of Va.; two brothers, David Reynolds of Va. and Thomas Reynolds of Va.
No services will be held.
Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Price family.
Charles ‘Py’ Delford Yount
Charles “Py” Delford Yount, 84, of Newton died on March 2, 2017.
The funeral service was held on March 5, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. Burial followed at Southside Cemetery in Newton with military honors. The family received friends on March 5, 2017 prior to the service from 2 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burke Mortuary and Crematory of Newton is serving the Yount family.
Martha Marie Smith
Martha Marie Smith, 62, of Newton died on March 3, 2017.
A Celebration of her life will be planned at a later date.
The Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Smith family.
Maureen Iva O’Connor Burke
Maureen Iva O’Connor Burke, 57, of Cherryville died on March 3, 2017.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Burke family.
Louise Catherine Huffman Beard
Louise Catherine Huffman Beard, 85, of Newton died on March 4, 2017.
The funeral service will be held on March 8, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church in Maiden. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on March 7, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the church.
Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Beard family.
Wade David Sweet
Wade David Sweet, 83, of Conover died on March 4, 2017.
The funeral service will be held today at 4 p.m. at Friendship Lutheran Church in Taylorsville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service today from 2:30 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. at the church.
Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Sweet family.
Nancy Lou Carroll
Nancy Lou Carroll, 78, of Hickory died on March 4, 2017.
The funeral will be held 3 p.m. on March 7, 2017 at Jenkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Bethel UMC in Hickory. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. on March 7, 2017 at the Funeral Home.
The Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Carroll family.