Flora Wallace Cooper, 87, of Yancy Nursing Home formerly of Lincolnton, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. today at Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
A native of Burnsville, she was a waitress and a World War II veteran in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include four sisters-in-law, Mary Cooper, Frances Cooper and Hazel Dill, all of Lincolnton, and Colleen Isenhour of Catawba.
Atamble (Rob) Littlejohn, 86, of 1220 Shannonbrook Drive, died Sept. 23, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. today at Providence Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greater Mooreâ€™s Chapel A.M.E. Zion church cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.
A native of Lincoln County, he worked as a grave digger for Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home and was a member of Rudisill Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church..
Survivors include four sons, Julius Littlejohn of Shelby, Albert Stover of Iron Station, Allen Dewitt Stover of Lincolnton and Robert Gwinn of Lincolnton; four daughters, Earline S. Johnson, Cynthia A. Stover and Robin L. Cunningham, all of Lincolnton and Freda Byrd of Newton; four sisters, Roxie Mae Anthony and Olivia Hopper, both of Kannapolis, Ossie Bea Belk of Charlotte and Lena Davis of Shelby; twenty-one grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Ebony and Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
CHARLOTTE â€“ Nora Lee Thompson Nixon, 53, of 3260 Reid Avenue, died Sept. 22, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. today at Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
A native of Lincoln County, she worked as a Lead Person at Frame Warehouse and was a member of Progressive Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Tony D. Thompson of Stanley; one step-daughter, Jackie Nixon of Gastonia; one adopted son, Jason Freedom of Charlotte, one brother, Alvin Thompson of Charlotte; one sister, Peggy Card of Charlotte and five grandchildren.
Ebony and Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
NEWTON â€“ Lenda Korn Starr, 92, of Heritage Village, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral services were 2:30 p.m. at Eastview City Cemetery.
She was a native of Catawba County.
Survivors include one son, Wayne Starr of Catawba; one daughter, Judy Starr Alejandro of Newton; one sister, Macie Huffsteller of Newton; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Caldwell County, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir, NC 28645 or Oxford Baptist Church, 5965 Springs Road, Conover, NC 28613.
Burke Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
CHARLESTON, S.C. â€“Nannette Moss Hatcher, 56, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. today at St. Stephens Episcopal Church in North Myrtle Beach.
A native of Albermarle, she was a volunteer and in Concord and North Myrtle Beach.
Survivors include husband Irvin L. Hatcher; one son, Kelley Moss of Concord, one daughter, Melanie Moss of Little River, S.C. and one brother, Henry Broadwell Jr. of Concord.
Memorials may be made to Hollings Cancer Center, 86 Jonathan Lucas St., Charleston, SC 29425.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home and Crematory in Myrtle Beach is in charge of arrangements.
Stowe Steven Engle, 63, of Gates Road, died Sept. 25, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at North Brook Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Stamey Funeral Home.
A native of Cleveland County, he was retired as a self-employed carpenter.
Survivors include three sons, Steve Engle of Cherryville, Terry Engle of Kings Mountain and Jason Engle of Lincolnton; one brother, Richard Engle of Vale and two grandchildren, Natasha Engle and Ashley Engle.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 500 E. Moorehead St., Suite 211, Charlotte NC 28202.
LAWNDALE â€“ Kenneth Eugene Hubbard, 91, of 205 Flat Rock Road, died on Sept. 25, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. today at Kadesh United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
A native of Cleveland County he formerly worked for Cleveland Mills and was a self-employed farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Edward Hubbard of Fallston and Kenneth Hubbard of Shelby; four daughters, Gail McSwain of Lincolnton, Elizabeth Glenn of Polkville, Mary Lou Lail of Shelby and Reba Mode of Polkville; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Kadesh united Methodist Church, PO Box 689, Fallston, NC 28042.
Stamey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
SHELBY â€“ William Warren Wallace, 83, of 101 Stone Street, died Sept. 25, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. today at First Wesleyan church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in Maryâ€™s Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Wallace, a native of Cleveland County, was a retired supervisor for Carolina Freight. He was also a volunteer with the Red Cross and Hospice of Cleveland County, an avid gardener and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include wife Ruth Wallace of Shelby; three sons, William Wallace, Robert Wallace and Ronald Wallace all of Cherryville; one daughter, Susan Atkinson of Franklinville; one sister, Shirley Barnette of Shelby; one brother, Lloyd Wallace of Cherryville; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First Wesleyan Church â€œBuilding Fundâ€ 800 North Pink St., Cherryville, NC 28021 or American Red Cross 190 South Oakland St Gastonia, NC 28052.
Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edgar Skinner Jr.
Edgar Skinner Jr., 75, of 112 Labans Lane, died Sept. 27, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.
MAIDEN â€“ Daniel Lee McCaslin, 23, of 2113 H & W Farm Road, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral services are 11 p.m. today at Iron Station Church of God. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, he an inspector for Simplex Grinnell.
Survivors include parents Dennis McCaslin and Mary Lamberth McCaslin of Newton; one half-sister, Candice Graham of Lincolnton and maternal grandparents Richard J. Lamberth and Alice Faye Lamberth Sr.
Warlick funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
CONOVER â€“ Timothy Lee Huffman, 41, of Little Road, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sunday at Fairgrove Baptist Church in Hickory, where he was a member.
A native of Catawba County, he was a United Way volunteer.
Survivors include mother Maxine Travis Huffman of Conover; one brother, Gary Mitchell Huffman of Newton and one sister, Sherry Huffman Crooks of Newton.
Memorials may be made to Fairgrove Baptist Church or Hospice of Catawba Valley.
Burke Mortuary in Newton is in charge of arrangements.
GASTONIA â€“ Nita N. Cleveland, 91, formerly of 855 Nottingham Drive, died Sept. 24, 2004. Funeral Services are 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church Chapel, where she was a member. Burial will follow in the Dogwood Section of Gaston Memorial Park.
She was employed as the first woman teller for First Union National Bank in Charlotte.
Survivors include one son, William James Cleveland Jr. of Gastonia; one daughter, Jane Cleveland Harris of Elizabeth City; two grandchildren, David Brian Harris of Atlanta, Ga. and John Stuart Harris of Elizabeth City and one brother, Colvert E. Nixon of Gastonia.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 190 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28052.