MAIDEN â€” Kenneth Mack Perkins, 88, of 5452 Hwy. 150 East, died Aug. 31, 2004. Funeral Services were held Thursday at E.F. Drum Chapel.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a self-employed pier builder.
Survivors include his wife Frances Carpenter Perkins; one son, Bobby J. Perkins of Denver; one daughter, Patsy A. Perkins of Maiden; two brothers, Harold Perkins of Mooresville and Billy Perkins of Mount Holly; one grandson, Craig Perkins of Denver; one granddaughter, Leighann Campbell of Lincolnton and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Hospice of Lincoln County and Hospice of Catawba County.
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 Wilson of Lincolnton; two sons, Leonard A. Dellinger of Newton and Dwight Dellinger of Maiden, 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.
CONOVER â€” Alma Williams, 82, of 4th St. SW, died Sept. 7, 2004. Funeral services will be held 5 p.m. Thursday at Maiden Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Maiden City Cemtery. The family will receive friends from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. prior to the service.
Born in Catawba County, she worked in a hosiery mill, at Magic Cleaners and at Pilot Furniture. She was a member of Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church.
Survivors include husband Reid Williams of Conover; one daughter, Cynthia Gardner of Conover; one sister, Margaret Laney of Maiden and three grandchildren, Dana Andreasson, Phillip Gardner and Daniel Gardner.
Memorials may be made to East Maiden Baptist Church Sanctuary Fund, 1400 East Maiden Road, Maiden, NC 28650 or Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Burker Mortuary in Newton is in charge of arrangements.
Ethel Hartness Walters, 87, of 1585 Old Lake Rd., died Sept. 7, 2004. Funeral services are 4 p.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
A native of Murphy, Walters worked in the textile industry.
Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Fraley of Westminster, S.C., Carolyn Proctor of Lincolnton; seven grandchildren, Andrew Pasour, Carl Pasour, Deborah Canipe Pate, Kenneth Walters, Todd Walters, Timothy Fraley and Travis Fraley and six great-grandchildren.
SHERRILLS FORD â€“ Douglas Fields, 69, of Mocassin Drive died Sept. 8, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.
MAIDEN â€“ Mary Louise Standley, 73, of 3345 Ginger Lane, died Sept. 7, 2004. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was retired from Rhyne Mills.
Survivors include one son, Steven Brooks of Dallas; three daughters, Anita Simmons and Ann Brooks Jones, both of Maiden and Renee Branch of Lincolnton; and twelve grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
IRON STATION â€“ Barbara J. Williams, 51, of 4829 Hwy. 73, died Sept. 8, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.
Marie Lubold, 85, of 711 E. McBee St., died Sept. 8, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.
Joe Johnson Sr.
LAWNDALE â€” Joe Edward Johnson Sr., 77, of 164 London Rd., died Sept. 4, 2004. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Eskridge Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
Enloe Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
NEWTON â€“ April Penley, 28, of 3975 Robinson Road, died Sept. 7, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia.
GASTONIA â€” Melissa Dawn Newton Coletti, 37, died Sept. 6, 2004. Arrangements are incomplete at McLean Funeral Directors in Gastonia.
VALE â€” Norma Marie Towery Lingerfelt, 87, of 202 Howard Lingerfelt Road, died Sept. 7, 2004. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hebron United Methodist Church where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 7:30 at Stamey Funeral Home.
Born in Cleveland County, she was a retired machine operator with Hickory Springs.
Survivors include her husband, Howard Leon Lingerfelt; two sons, Gene Leon Lingerfelt of Lincolnton and Kenneth E. Lingerfelt of Vale; two daughters, Berdene Beam of Cherryville and Mary Ann Lutz of Vale; three brothers, S.F. Towery of Rock Hill, S.C., Herbert Towery and Ed White, both of York, S.C.; three sisters, Zelma Houser of Vale, Emma Smith and Vass McNeely, both of York, S.C.
Memorials may be made to Hebron United Methodist Church, 183 Howard Lingerfelt Rd., Vale, N.C. 28168.
LAWNDALE â€” Crock â€œSonnyâ€ Clemmons Jr., 69, of 2757 Philadelphia Church Road, died Sept. 7, 2004. Arrangements are incomplete at Ebony & Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service.
SHELBY â€“ Joan Black Hopper, 65, of 407 Oak Street, died Sept. 4, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Thursday at Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Webb Memorial Lawns. The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the church prior to service.
Enloe Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Velma Watts Pope
CHERRYVILLE â€” Velma Watts Pope, 74, of 505 Elm St., died Sept. 6. Funeral Services are today at 11 a.m. at Cone Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in City Memorial Cemetery.
A native of Gaston County, she was a retired inspector for Sweetree Mfg., and a member of Church of God in Lincolnton.
Survivors include her husband David Pope; two daughters Shirley Woody of Bessemer City and Dianne Curry of Clearwater, Fla.; one sister Beatrice Dellinger of Crouse; three grandchildren, David Hammond, Shawn Stacy and Daniel Hammond and two great-grandsons.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Assoc., 3800 Shamrock Dr., # 999, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220.
Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.