CONOVER â€“ John Lee Stuart, 72, died Oct. 16, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. Burial will follow at St. Markâ€™s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Claremont. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary.
A native of Catawba County, he was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church in Hickory and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include one son, John Stuart Jr.
Memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 35th Ave. Drive NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Mary Ann Finger Belton, 64, of 915 E. Pine St., died Oct. 17, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ebony & Whiteâ€™s.
Marvin Woody Glenn, 50, of 307 South High Street, died Oct. 14, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today at E. F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Mt. Holly.
He was a native of Mecklenburg County.
Survivors include three brothers, David Glenn of Lincolnton, Thomas Glenn of Mt. Holly, and Watesel Glenn of Kings Mountain.
CHERRYVILLE â€” Charles Luther Sisk, 84, of Tot Dellinger Road, died Oct. 16, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today at Oak Grove Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial will be in Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a long line driver with Carolina Freight Carriers and Akers Motor Lines.
Survivors include wife Betty Lee McGinnis Sisk; one son, Luke Sisk of Cherryville and two grandchildren, Skyler Sisk and Peyton Sisk.
Carpenters Funeral Home of Cherryville is in charge of arrangements.
DENVER â€“ James Rodney Sherrill, 82, died Oct. 16, 2004. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a lifelong farmer and co-owner of Ranger Island Marina. He was an Army Ranger with the Fifth Ranger Battalion having landed at Normandy on D-Day. He was awarded a Bronze Star for valor and two Purple Hearts. He was a former Lincoln County Commissioner, former magistrate and Denver builder and developer.
Survivors include wife Anne Nixon Sherrill; one son, Nick Sherrill of Charleston, S.C.; two daughters, Fondra S. Anderson of Savannah, Ga. and Angie packer of Charlotte; one sister, Billie Dove of Atlanta; five grandchildren, Kelly Sherrill, Michelle Hay, Wyatt Packer, Elijah Packer and Chris Anderson and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 222 Church Suite 303, Charlotte, NC 28202.
Ollie Trammel Diamond, 91, died Oct. 19, 2004.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Barnwell County Memorial Cemetery in Barnwell, S.C.
A native of Spartanburg, S.C., she was retired from American and Efird.
Survivors include one son, Roy Clinton Turner of Lincolnton; one daughter, Dorothy Turner Jetton of Scottsville, Virginia; one brother, Oscar Trammell of Grover; eight grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.
Imogene Brown Parker, 65, formerly of 323 Southside Church Road, died Oct. 17, 2004.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick.
Luena Waldrop â€œChicâ€ Lail
Mrs. Luena Waldrop â€œChicâ€ Lail, age 85 of Lincolnton, NC died Thursday, October 14, 2004 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Her funeral was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2004 at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church with Pastor John Duncan officiating. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family received friends Saturday from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m at Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton.
Mrs. Lail was born on November 24, 1918 in Lincoln County. She was the daughter of the late J.J. and Minnie Baker Waldrop. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.A. Lail, and four brothers. She was young at heart and had a witty, unique personality. She was a very active and faithful member and leader of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Mrs. Lail was born with a green thumb and was a lifelong artist. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother and a wonderful friend and neighbor. She was a fun loving member of the â€œRed Hat Society.â€
Survivors include: one son, Audie Lail of Lincolnton, NC; two daughters, Penny Lail Newsome of Mooresville, NC, Donna Mooneyhan and husband, Steve of Lincolnton, NC; two sisters, Chloe Taylor of Asheboro, NC, Kathleen Bumgardner of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Misty Lail Warren and husband Derrick, Corey Jones, Kindal and Kayla Newsome, Lauren and Stephen Mooneyhan.
Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 East Hwy 150, Linconton, NC 28092.