CHERRYVILLE â€” Merle Leatherman Powell, 79, of 604 Rosewood Lane, died Aug. 13, 2004. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Bethphage Lutheran Church, where she was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a retired teacher in the Cherryville Area Schools.
Survivors include two daughters, Lori Saine of Lincolnton and Juan Huffstetler of Cherryville; two sons, Michael Powell and Jeff Powell both of Cherryville; eight grandchildren, Katie Powell, John Powell, Ben Powell, Caroline Powell, Will Saine, Henry Saine, Tripp Huffstetler and Alice Ann Huffstetler; a great-grandchild and five sisters, Inez Hull of Hickory, Hazel Howell, Edity Boyles and Dorothy Baxter all of Cherryville and Edna Huffstetler of Lincolnton.
Memorials may be made to Bethphage Lutheran Church, 3440 Hwy. 182, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Carpenters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
VALE â€” Billie McGinnis Reel, 73, of 5444 May Bank Lane, died Aug. 14, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 1:45 today at the funeral home.
Born in Gaston County, she was the former owner of Rock A By Daycare.
Survivors include her husband, Wilford Reel of the home; two daughters, Doris Sain of Maiden and Kathy Sanders of Vale; six brothers, Frank McGinnis of Cherryville, Glenn McGinnis of Charlotte, Don McGinnis of Lexington, Ky., J.R. McGinnis of Gastonia, Dan McGinnis and Bob McGinnis both of Lincolnton; two sisters, Mary Noles of Sherrills Ford and Sue Moss of Gastonia; four grandchildren, Aliceia Atkinson, Jerry Sain, James Sain and Michael Reel and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092 or Reepsville Baptist Church Building Fund, 1513 Alf Hoover Road, Vale, NC 28168.
VALE â€” Mary â€œNellâ€ Carver Quates, 72, died Aug. 13, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Hulls Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Baldwin County, Ala., she was retired from Carolina Care Center in Cherryville.
Survivors include two sons, David Quates of the home and Brent Quates of Charlotte; a brother, Joseph Carver of Texas; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hulls Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. Hwy. 27, Vale, NC
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
NEWTON â€” Jean Arnold Pate, 66, of Rome Jones Road, died Aug. 14, 2004. A private graveside service and burial will be held at St. Paul Memorial Park.
Born in Damascus, Va., he served in the National Guard and U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Pate of the home; two sons, Reggie Pate of Decatur, Ga. and Derek Pate of Farmville; a daughter, Ginger Pate of Winston-Salem; three brothers, James Pate of Lenoir, Jack Pate of Fayetteville and Grady Pate of Lincolnton; five sisters, Peggy Johnson of Lenoir, Myrtle Gilehrist of Columbia, SC, Leona Lynch of Conover, Margaret Berry of Maiden and Marsha Simpson of Newton and a granddaughter, Allyson Pate.
Memorials may be made to Baptist Childrenâ€™s Home of N.C., PO Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361-0338.
Burke Mortuary in Newton is in charge of arrangements.
Beatric Roseboro Hamilton, 68, of 709 LeGrande St., Apt. C, died Aug. 15, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
J. Walter Lineberger, 79, of 222 E. Carter St., died Aug. 16, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.
Hollis Carlton Henderson, 82, of 519 Louise Avenue, died Aug. 15, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Millville, NJ, he was retired from Vermont American Manufacturing as President, a member of the Lincolnton Fire Department, the Lincolnton Rotary Club and Antique Car Club.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Turner Henderson of the home; two sons, Hollis Henderson Jr. and Sonny Henderson of Lincolnton; four daughters, Ann Ebert of Advance, Barbara Rushing of Charlotte, Belva Baxter of Mt. Pleasant and Mary Morris of Elfland; 10 grandchildren, Dr. Charles and Marsha Ebert, Stephanie and Rob Rock, Ricky Rushing, Travis and Latissa Baxter, Joshua and Jill Baxter, Micah Baxter, Cammy Baxter, Ginger Henderson and Colt Henderson and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 201 E. Main St., Lincolnton, NC 28092 or Firemen Pension Fund, Lincolnton Fire Department, c/o Don Wise, PO Box 617, Lincolnton, NC 28093.