Conley Elon Reynolds, 93, of 3041 Landers Chapel Road, died Oct. 4, 2004. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a retired CSX railroad foreman.
Survivors include wife Yvonne S. Reynolds; two step-sons, Ricky Dean Justice of Shleby and Carl Justice of Rancho Cucamungo, Calif.; one sister, Dorothy Wise of Lincolnton and four grandchildren, Jason Justice, Allen Justice, Casey Justice and Kyleena Justice.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, PO Box 43, Crouse, NC 28033 or Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
FLORENCE, SC â€“ John Earl Rose, 68, formerly of Maiden, died Oct. 2, 2004. Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Friday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. prior to the service.
A native of Catawba County, he was an English teacher at Kingstree High School in South Carolina and served in the United States Air Force.
Survivors include wife Paulette Rose; two sons, Mark Rose, of Hickory and Scot Rose, of Maiden; two brothers, Stanley Rose and Wesley Rose, both of Maiden; two sisters, Dot Carter and Betty Wilkinson, both of Maiden; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.
MAIDEN â€” Curtiss Dale Wilkinson, 72, died Oct. 4, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Maiden. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.
He graduated from Maiden High School and Bowling Green College of Commerce. He retired as vice president of Clay Printing Company in Hickory.
Survivors include wife, Betty Rose Wilkinson; one sister, Brenda Ballard of Lincolnton; two daughters, Cindy Wilkinson McMullen of Lincolnton and Suzette Williams of Maiden; a son, Michael Dale Wilkinson of Maiden; seven grandchildren, Andrew Williams, Lauren Williams, Tavish and Toby McMullen, Curtiss, Nicholas and Addie Wilkinson, two step-grandchildren, April and Ashleigh Hooks; and one great-grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be mad to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 9844 Southern Pines Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273.
BESSEMER CITY â€“ Edna Mozelle Davis Rayfield, 74, of 2115 Puetts Chapel Road, Bessemer City, N.C., died Oct. 5, 2004.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Baptist Tabernacle Church in Dallas. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Greene Funeral Service â€” West Chapel, Gastonia. Burial will be in Westview Gardens.
A native of Gaston County, she was a member of Baptist Tabernacle Church in Dallas.
Survivors include one son, Tim Rayfield; three daughters, Wanda Carpenter, Sylvia Cantrell, and Ann Grant, of Bessemer City; three brothers, Leon Davis and Harold Davis of Bessemer City, and G. K. Davis of Crouse; nine grandchildren, Bobby and Julie Costner, Andrew Grant, James Cantrell, Robin Baker, John Cantrell and Evan Carpenter; and seven great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC, 28054.
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IRON STATION â€“ Ronald Todd Hutchinson, 48, died Oct. 3, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. tdoay at New Covenant United Methodist Church in Lucia. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte.
Raised in Mecklenburg County, he was a graduate of North Mecklenburg High School and worked with BellSouth for 30 years.
Survivors include mother-in-law Peggy.
Memorials may be made to the Hutchinson Family, c/o Warlick Funeral Home, PO Box 1407, Lincolnton, NC 28093.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. â€“ Jessie Cox Porter, 91, died Oct. 4, 2004. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. today at Magnolia Cemtery.
He was a retired school teacher with a niece, Mollie Warlick, in Lincolnton.
VALE â€“ C.T. Roberts, 88, of 3925 Phelps Road, died Oct. 2, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Allen Mitchell Funeral Home in Hickory.
A native of Hartsville, S.C., she was a retired custodian from Fred T. Foard High School and a former member of the Brothers and Sisters Union and the Eastern Stars.
Survivors include three daughters, Ella Mae Roberts of Queens, N.Y., Lucille R. Clemons of Maiden and Shirley R. Coulter of Newton; three sons, R.B. Roberts of Lincolnton, Frank Roberts Jr. of Newton and Bobby Roberts of the home; one brother, Henry Thomas of Hickory; five sisters, Kathleen Hammonds of Vale, Betty Perkins of Vale, Annie Wilson of Cleveland, Ohio, Pastor Frances Watts of Vale and Fannie Robinson of Cleveland, Ohio and one brother, William Pounds of Cleveland, Ohio.
John Franklin Dellinger, 67, of Triple H. Lane, died Oct. 5, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday at Westside Baptist Church in Maiden. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church in Maiden.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a member of Westside Baptist Church, and a past member of North 321 Fire Department.
Survivors include wife Shirley White Dellinger; two sons, Ronnie F. Dellinger of Belwood, Karl W. Dellinger of Lincolnton; three daughters, Judy R. Stoffa of Myrtle Beach SC, Teresa K. Lovelace of Denver, Sandra M. Bivens of Lincolnton; three brothers, Ray H. Dellinger of Hickory, Fred Dellinger of Newton, Ervin Dellinger of Lincolnton; two sisters, JoAnn Harrill of Lincolnton, Betty Nixon of Charlotte; 18 grandchildren; 3 great-grand children.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28092.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is in charge of arrangements.