Roy Thomas Lail
CHERRYVILLE â€” Roy Thomas Lail, 62, of 133 Oakley Lane, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at First Wesleyan Church with the Revs. Mark Poe and Edwin Chriscoe officiating. Burial will follow in the Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.
A native of Cherryville, he started work at Home Folks Cafe at the age of 16 and became the first owner, spending a total of 46 years in that business. He was a member of the first Wesleyan Church.
He is survived by his wife, Doris B. Lail of the home; a son, Thomas Lail of Cherryville; two daughters, Sandra Moss and Janet Lail of Waco; two brothers, Cletus Lail Jr of Cherryville and Bruce Lail of Rapid City, S.D.; four sisters, Mary Mauldin and Annie Rash of Lincolnton; Peggy Owens of High Point; Faye Kirkpatrick of Mt. Holly; and Terry Slaughter of Cherryville.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of First Wesleyan Church, 800 North Pink St., Cherryville, NC 28021.
Edward Frances McKinnon, 48, of 207-K Arbor Run Drive, died Sept. 2, 2004. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home.
A native of Rockville Center, Long Island, N.Y., he was a truck driver.
Survivors include wife Fay Ketchum McKinnon; one son, William McKinnon of Orange City, Fla.; two daughters, Linda M. Nelson of Maitland, Fla. and Laura Dawson of Indian Trail; mother Grace DiSalvo McKinnon of Sedonia, Ariz.; one brother, John McKinnon of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Grace Madonia of Sedonia, Ariz. And four grandchildren, Jason Nelson, Courtney McKinnon, Rebekka Dawson and Ashley Dawson.
Memorials may be made to Victory Junction Camp in Level Cross.
SHELBY â€“ Joan Black Hopper, 65, of 412 Dover Street, died Sept. 4, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary.
Violet Jane McLain, 76, of 1618 Tomes Road, died Sept. 5, 2004. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete at Ebony and Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service.
Wilbur Agee Sr.
Wilbur Robert â€œButchâ€ Agee Sr., 81, of 748 Lore Road, died Sept. 3, 2004. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hollybrook Cemetery.
Born in Baltimore, he was a retired insurance claims representative for Mutual of Omaha and a member of Revival Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Beam Agee of the home; one son, Wilbur Robert Agee III of Lincolnton; one daughter, Kimberly Agee Johnson of Vale; three step-daughters, Karen Goodman of Dallas, and Myra Sain and Cheryl Long, both of Lincolnton; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
E.F. Drum Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
VALE â€” James â€œJimâ€ Harrison Metcalf, 74, of 4247 Leatherman Road, died Sept. 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Macedonia Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and later retired as a tech sergeant in the United States Air Force. He retired as a truck driver and farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Lail Metcalf of the home; two sons, James Lee Metcalf and Michael Kenneth Lail, both of Vale; one brother, Verlin Metcalf of McCarr, Ky.; one sister, Fannie Moore of Paw Paw, Ill.; four grandchildren, Kyle Metcalf, Stephanie Metcalf, Mikey Lail and Taylor Lail; two step-grandchildren, Cindie Crowe and Austin Brooks; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Macedonia Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4352 Macedonia Church Road, Vale, NC 28168 or to Hospice of Catawba County, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
MAIDEN â€“ James Robert Farley, 56, of 3372 Country Acres Drive, died Sept. 3, 2004. Funeral services are noon Tuesday at First Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Maiden Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.
A native of Harlan County, Ky., he worked as a spindle carver for Sure Wood Inc.
Survivors include wife Cynthia H. Farley; one daughter, Leona Kay Farley of Avery County, Tenn.; six brothers, Wayne Max Farley, McArthur Farley of Hickory, Joe Hansel Farley of Hickory, Jerry Farley of Newton, Gary Dale Farley of Bethlehem and Norman Farley of Walled Lake, Mich.; two sisters, Ruby Davenport of Bethlehem and Rebecca Bengie of Hickory and two grandchildren, Phillip Metcalf and Tiffany Metcalf.
MAIDEN â€“ Mattie Ann Smith Dellinger, 96, of Buffalo Shoals Road, died Sept. 3, 2004. A service of remembrance was held 3 p.m. Sunday at Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home in Newton. Burial followed in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton.
A native of Lincoln County, she was a member of Tri-City Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Survivors include five daughters, Maxine Stamey of Newberry, Fla., Margaret Dellinger of Bisco, Frances Davis of Iron Station, Katherine Beal of Lincolnton and Gail Beal of Lincolnton; two sons, Leonard A. Dellinger of Newton and Dwight Dellinger, 24 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St, Linconton NC 28092.