CROUSE â€” James â€œJimâ€ Donald Curtis, 43, of 3294 Dave Heafner Road, died Sept. 20, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Leonardâ€™s Fork Baptist Church where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home.
A native of Lincoln County, he was employed with Bernhardt #14 Plant in Cherryville. He was also a Sunday School teacher, usher and R.A. Director.
Survivors include wife Teresa Seagle; two brothers, Kenny Curtis of Crouse and Jerry Curtis of Cherryville.
Memorials may be made to Leonardâ€™s Fork Baptist Church, â€œBuilding Fundâ€ 1462 Leonardâ€™s Fork Church Rd. Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Linda Sue Dill Land, 51, of 301 Bryant Cooper Road, died Sept. 20, 2004. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today at Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery.
She was a native of Lincoln County.
Survivors include one son, Billy Land of Lincolnton; former husband, Bill Land of Lincolnton; mother Hazel Dill of Lincolnton; two brothers, Jerry Dill and Larry Dill, both of Lincolnton and two grandchildren, Cody Land and Macy Land.
Memorials may be made to Community Full Gospel Church, 2443 Brookholler Dr., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MAIDEN â€” Marvin Eugene Hudson, 52, of Fred Beard Road, died Sept. 19, 2004. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Tuesday at Burke Mortuary Chapel. Burial followed at Brookford City Cemetery.
A native of Catawba Co., he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include wife Joyce K. Hudson; one son, Jeffery Hammons of Maiden; two daughters, Tonia Hudson of Brookford and Marya Kirby of Hickory; one brother, Clarence Hudson of Maiden; five sisters, Martha Ann Curtis of Morganton, Terri Lynn Vanphelt of Ohio, Sandra Jackson of Ohio, Karen Vanphelt of Ohio and Debra Burns of Ohio; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and four stepsons, Robert S. Stephens of Maiden, Tony Stephens of Maiden, Eric Punch and Jeffery Stephens of Virginia.
NEWTON â€” Marie Campbell Drum, 71, formerly of Hagan Dr., died Sept. 19, 2004. Funeral Services were 11 a.m. this morning at Mays Chapel United Methodist Church where she was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
She was a native of Catawba County.
Survivors include three daughters, Janice Woodring of Newton, Vicki Hoover of Hickory and Peggy Wright of Maiden; one brother, Albert Campbell of Maiden; one sister, Joyce Wise of Newton; five grandchildren, Stephanie Hale, Christy Lail, Heath Goble, Keith Goble and Andy Wright and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mays Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1707 Mays Chapel Church Rd., Maiden, NC 28650 or Alzheimerâ€™s Unit at Abernethy Center, 102 Leonard Avenue, Newton, NC 28658.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is in charge of arrangements.
LAWNDALE â€” Hazel Davis Newton, 85, of 5516 Fallston Road, died Sept. 19, 2004. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Stamey Funeral Home Chapel in Fallston. Burial will follow in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, she owned and operated Newtonâ€™s Grocery Store and was a member of Davidâ€™s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Polly Davis of Cramerton and Muriel Hudson of Hickory.
Memorials will be made to a charity of the donorâ€™s choice.
MAIDEN â€” Bobby Lee Fish, 55, of East Maiden Road, died Sept. 21, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Lawings Chapel Baptist Church.
He was a native of Catawba County.
Survivors include wife Nadine Westray Fish; mother Kathleen Fish of Maiden; two sons, Bobby Fish of Taylorsville and Darren Ikerd of Hickory; two daughters, Lorie Carswell of Bethlehem and Cheryl Dobbs of Conover; four sisters, Margaret Honeycutt of Claremont, Carolyn Caldwell of Newton, Judy Miller of Davidson and Patsy Abernethy of Maiden and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Wayne Barnhardt, 63, of 125 Old Tram Street, died Sept. 19, 2004. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church where he was a member.
A native of Concord, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a self-employed electrical engineer.
Survivors include wife Mary Barnhardt; two daughters, Karen Martin of Mt. Pleasant and Kim Nichols of China Grove; five grandchildren, Brittany Gentle, Brooke Gentle, Christopher Nichols, Katie Nichols and Jessica Nichols; mother Mildred Barnhardt of Concord; two sisters, Kathy Haigler of Concord and Lamyra McGarrett of Concord; three step-children, Chris Cobb of Rocky Mount, Tim Cobb of Cary and Amy Medlock of Dallas; five step-grandchildren, Corbett Cobb, Erin Medlock, Truitt Cobb, Anna Cobb and Mary Vivian Cobb.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 201 E. Main St., Lincolnton, NC 28092
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
CHERRYVILLE â€” Oscar Lee Huss, 68, of 301 South Elm Street, died Sept. 20, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home.
CHARLOTTE â€“ Nora Lee Thompson Nixon, 53, of 3260 Reid Avenue, died Sept. 22, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ebony & Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service.
Harrill Coley, 65, of West Sixth Street died Sept. 21, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Newton.
SHELBY â€“ Aundra Lewis-McCluney, 35, of 303-B Wall Street in Shelby died on Sept. 18, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Earl. The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Enloe Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Evelyn Faye Cash Carpenter, 78, of 464 Sherrills Ford Road, died Sept. 21, 2004. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Asbury United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.
A native of Lincoln County, she was retired dietician with Lincoln Nursing Center.
Survivors include husband Bill F. Carpenter; two daughters, Janice Carpenter Poovey and Billie Carpenter Fisher, both of Lincolnton; two brothers, Tommy Carroll Cash of Lincolnton and Jerry Wendell Cash of Charlotte; one sister, Dorothy Jane Cash Cook of Shelby; two grandchildren, Amy Poovey Gardner and Charlie Fisher and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, 3800 Shamrock Drive #999, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220 or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
William â€œDubâ€ Willis
Vale â€“ Mr. William â€œDubâ€ Craven Willis, 85, of 6897 West Highway 27, died September 18, 2004 at his home.
Born December 17, 1918, in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Loyd Lester Willis and Ocie Leonhardt Willis.
A son, Bobby Loyd Willis and a grandson, Bradley Paul Willis, preceded him in death.
Mr. Willis was a lifetime member of Hullâ€™s Grove Baptist Church in Vale. He was a member of the Baxter Lybern American Legion in North Brook and served in the US Navy during World War II in the Pacific. He was owner and operator of Willis Plumbing for 38 years.
Mr. Willis is survived by his wife of 64 years, Annie Ruth Buff Willis; a son and two daughters-in-law, Gary and Jill Willis and Ruth Willis Johnson all of Vale; brother, Winford Willis of Lake Norman; sister, Irene Beam Willis of Charlotte; two grandsons and their wives, Lance and Jennifer Willis of Vale and Jason and Page Willis of Lawndale; and a great-grandson, Jacob Willis.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Hullâ€™s Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Marcus Redding and Jeremy Mahaffey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.
The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside committal in the church sanctuary.
Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston is serving the family. A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Edwin â€œEddieâ€ Wyatt Harrill
Mr. Edwin â€œEddieâ€ Wyatt Harrill, age 66 of 5346 East Hwy 150 in Lincolnton, NC died Monday, September 20, 2004 at Lincoln Medical Center.
His funeral will be 4:00 p.m. Thursday at St. Lukeâ€™s Lutheran Church in Pumpkin Center. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.
Mr. Harrill was born on August 5, 1938 in Lincoln County to the late Paul and Verona Hovis Harrill. He was a machine operator at Getrag Gear in Maiden and previous owner of Little Jimâ€™s Convenient Store.
Survivors include: wife, Nancy W. Harrill of the home; three sons, Steve Harrill, David Harrill and Wesley Harrill, all of Lincolnton, NC; one brother, John Harrill of Lincolnton, NC; six grandchildren, Breanna Harrill, Chelsey Harrill, Stephanie Harrill, Johathan Harrill, Megan Harrill and Luke Harrill.