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Obituaries — 3-10-17

Winona Sue Waldroup Holland

Winona Sue Waldroup Holland, age 73, of Poston Drive in Lincolnton, died on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Wayne Holcombe. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. On Sunday, March 12, 2017, the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Ivie Funeral Home in Andrews, with a graveside service to follow in Andrews at Valleytown Cemetery.

Mrs. Holland was born March 24, 1943, in Cherokee County, to the late Richard L. Waldroup, Sr. and Aline Crawford Waldroup. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard L. Waldroup, Jr. She worked in sales and was a member of North Firestone Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, William B. Holland of the home; a son, Michael Holland, and Teresa, of Lincolnton; three daughters, Robin Dockery of Andrews, Renee Moody, and husband Rick, of Lincolnton, and Brooke Schrum of Sanford; a brother, Gene Waldroup, and wife Lois, of Andrews; a sister, Janie Strahan, and husband Dick, of Andrews; seven grandchildren, Blayr Deaver, Jordan Dockery, Lauryn Sailors, Gracie Holland, Mack and Will Schrum, and Cassie Dockery; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Billy Graham Library Association, 4330 Westmont Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217, or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105-1942.

Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Holland family.

 

John Leatherman, Jr.

John Leatherman, Jr., 89, of Angela Court, Lincolnton, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Carolinas HealthCare System – Lincoln.

He was born on February 20, 1928 in Lincoln County, to the late John F. Leatherman and Ethel Mae Houser Leatherman.  He was retired from Gardner Benoit Company as the inside manager and was a member of First Baptist Church, Lincolnton.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his two brothers, Pink Leatherman and Zack Leatherman and three sisters, Ethel Mae Crotts, Susie Hoyle and Josephine Warlick.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Evelyn Parker Leatherman; four children, Stephen Parker (Debbie) Leatherman of Miami, Fla., John F. (Joan) Leatherman, III of Salisbury, Barbara L. (Steve) Skinner of Blacksburg, Va., and Michael Frank (Cindy)  Leatherman of Charlotte; eight grandchildren, Stephen B. Leatherman, Sandra Leatherman, Matthew (Keisha) Leatherman, Anna (Kevin) DeSanty, Cory Skinner, Garrett Skinner, Daniel (Katherine) Leatherman and Jeremy Leatherman; and two great grandchildren, Maya and Joanna Leatherman.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Lincolnton, with the Revs. Stanley Spence and Dixon Free officiating. The burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 201 Robin Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.

Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., in Fallston is serving the Leatherman family.

 

Joyce Peeler Peeler

VALE — Joyce Peeler Peeler, age 74, of Peeler Rd. passed away peacefully at her residence Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  She was born May 3, 1942 in Gaston County to the late Walt and Alda Peeler.  Joyce graduated from Cherryville High School and had a career of 30 years with Teamsters Local 61.  She was a lifelong and dedicated member of Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Tommy Peeler; son, Kerry Peeler and wife, Rochele; daughter, Deana Peeler Leatherman and husband, Travis; two grandchildren, Taylor Rae Leatherman and Hunter Quay Leatherman; and many loving and caring family and friends.

The family would like to thank Elizabeth Farrell of Maxim Healthcare, Hospice of Cleveland County, and supportive family, church, neighbors, and friends who showed their love in so many ways.

Funeral services will be held today, March 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Lail and Rev. Kerry Peeler officiating.  Burial will follow at Reeps Grove United Methodist Church.  The family received friends on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 201 N. Houser St. Cherryville NC 28021.

Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net

Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services of Cherryville is serving the Peeler family.

 

Frank Richard Sullivan

Frank Richard Sullivan, 64, of Conover died on March 6, 2017.

A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at North Newton Baptist Church in Newton. The family will receive friends today from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at North Newton Baptist Church.

The Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Sullivan family.

 

Billie Kincaid Parker

Billie Kincaid Parker, 74, of Conover died on March 2, 2017.

A graveside service will be held today at 11 a.m. at Conover City Cemetery in Conover.

The Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Parker family.

 

Clifford ‘Bud’ E. Mashburn

Clifford “Bud” E. Mashburn, 72, of Iron Station died on March 8, 2017.

His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Mashburn family.

 

Kathy Louanne Laney

Kathy Louanne Laney, 65, of Hickory died on March 6, 2017.

A memorial service will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Conover. The family will receive friends following the service.

The Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Laney family.

 

Peggy Louise Dewhurst

Peggy Louise Dewhurst, 86, of Claremont died on March 8, 2017.

Services are incomplete with the Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Newton.

 

Homer Lane Matthews

Homer Lane Matthews, 87, of Claremont died on March 8, 2017.

The funeral service will be held on March 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Providence Road Baptist Church. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends March 13, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Providence Road Baptist Church.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Matthews family.

 

Margaret ‘Lucille’ Strube Hooks

Margaret “Lucille” Strube Hooks, 81, of Catawba died on March 8, 2017.

The funeral service will be held on March 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at East First Street Baptist Church in Newton. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery in Newton. The family will receive friends on March 11, 2017 prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the church.

Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hooks family.

 

Hettie Moore Henderson

Hettie Moore Henderson, 80, of Cherryville died on March 8, 2017.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Henderson family.

 

Marissa Alexandra Billings

Marissa Alexandra Billings, 22, of Denver died on February 22, 2017.

A Celebration of Marissa’s life will take place at 1p.m. on March 12, 2017 at the East Lincoln Fire House in Stanley.

The Good Samaritan Funeral Home in Denver is serving the Billings family.

 

Dallas Henry Darnell

Dallas Henry Darnell, 69, of Maiden died on March 8, 2017.

Arrangements are Incomplete at this time.

The Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Darnell family.

 

Janice Ann Christian

Janice Ann Christian, 57, of Hickory died on March 8, 2017.

The funeral will be held at 5 p.m. on March 13, 2017 at Open Door Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 4 pm until 5 p.m. on March 13, 2017 at Open Door Baptist Church.

The Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Christian family.

 

Rendi Pennington Gilbert

Rendi Pennington Gilbert, 33, of Taylorsville died on March 6, 2017.

A service to celebrate Rendi’s life will be held on March 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Springs Road Baptist Church in Hickory. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on March 11, 2017 from 12:45p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Springs Road Baptist Church.

The Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Gilbert family.

 

Farrie Ellen White Blackburn

Farrie Ellen White Blackburn, 92, of Lincolnton died on March 9, 2017.

Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.

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