HIGH SHOALS â€” Bobby Delano McGinnis, 69, 505 North Lincoln St., High Shoals, died Nov. 19, 2004. Funeral services were held Sunday in Long Shoals Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in High Shoals Memorial Gardens.
A native of Lincoln County, he was a retired maintenance employee of Belks. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include wife Susie Baker McGinnis; four daughters, Vickie Mallon of Lincolnton; Kathy Houston and Amy McGinnis Walker of Iron Station; Linda Biggerstaff of Vale; one stepson, Bobby Baker of High Shoals; one stepdaughter, Dorothy Baker of North Hampton, Mass.; nine grand children and one great grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Long Shoals Baptist Church, 2988, Long Shoals Road, Lincolnton, NC, 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is responsible for arrangements.
Forest F. Wylie
CHERRYVILLE â€” Forest Franklin Wylie, 83, of 258 Mauney Ave., died Nov. 19, 2004. The funeral was held Sunday at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Hullender Family Cemetery.
A native of Cleveland County, he was a Sanitation Department employee for the city of Cherryville. He was a U. S. Army veteran of WWII.
Survivors include two sons, Bob Wylie of Cherryville and Robert Wylie of Huntsville, Ala.; a daughter, Teri Mathis of Lincolnton; four brothers, Charles Wylie of Waco; Junior Wylie of High Shoals; Grady Wylie of Bessemer City; and Hunter Wylie of Gastonia; nine grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hebron United Methodist Church, 183 Howard Lingerfelt Road, Vale, NC 28168.
MAIDEN â€” Nannie Catherine Campbell Hendrick, 83, of Maiden Hwy., died Nov. 20, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church in Maiden with the Revs. Larry Burns and Don Ferrell officiating.
A native of Catawba County, she was a member of Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Hester of the home; Emily Johnson and Faye Sigmon of Lincolnton; a sister, Mable Lynn of Hickory; a brother, Herbert Campbell Sisk of South Carolina; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is in charge of arrangements.
Heather Ann Aufrecht, 26, of 2754 Alcott Lane, died Nov. 21, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Dorothyâ€™s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Carpenterâ€™s Funeral Home.
A native of Patchouge, N.Y., she was formerly emplyed as a C.N.A. at Lincoln Nursing Center.
Survivors include parents Linda Halter Hine of Cherryville and William Aufrecht Sr. of Bohemia, N.Y.; one brother, William Aufrecht Jr. of Cherryville; one sister, P.F.C. Jennifer Aufrecht of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; maternal grandfather John Halter Sr. and wife Margaret of Cherryville; and paternal grandmother, Joan Kimmey of Charlotte.
MAIDEN â€“ Edwina Mac Beard Drum, 78, died Nov. 21, 2004. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Burke Mortuary.
She was a native of Catawba County.
Survivors include husband Ernest â€œMouseâ€ Drum; one daughter, Judy Jones of Newton and one granddaughter, Gina Auton of Maiden.
Memorials may be made to Pallative Care & Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
TERRELL â€“ Calvin Theodore Laney, 79, of 9403 Sherrills Ford Road, died Nov. 21, 2004. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at E.F. Drum Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
A native of Lincoln County, he was retired as owner of Terrell Bait and Tackle.
Survivors include five daughters, Marsha Davis of Lake Norman, Cecilia Haynes of Lincolnton, Camillia Davidson of Lincolnton, Wanda Siler of Myrtle Beach and Patricia Bridges of Gastonia; one sister, Evelyn Caldwell of Maiden; three brothers, Johnny Laney of Iron Station, R.B. Laney of Orangeburg, S.C. and Carroll Laney of Lincolnton, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County or Gideon International.
Louise Rudisill Coffey, 89, formerly of 639 Southside Church Road, died Nov. 20, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at River View Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.
A native of Lincoln County, she was retired from Burris Industries.
Survivors include three sons, Larry Coffey of Lincolnton, Thomas Coffey of Gastonia and Richard Coffey of Lincolnton; one grandson, David Coffey of Lincolnton; one granddaughter, Kelly Washam of Lewisville; five great-grandchildren and three sisters, Josephine Mull of Vale, Sue Lutz of Stanley and Martha Bamberg of Danville, Va.
Memorials may be made to River View Baptist Church Building Fund, 2230 Riverview Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Billy E. â€œButchâ€ Hamrick, 48, of 944 Lockridge Lane, died Nov. 20, 2004. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today at Long Shoals Baptist Church. Burial followed in Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, he worked as a knitter in the textile industry.
Survivors include wife Rita Rogers Hamrick; one son, Terry Wayne Hamrick of Lincolnton; mother emma Hawkins Loving; two brothers, Raymond J. Hamrick Sr. of Lincolnton and Kenneth M. Hamrick of Gastonia and one grandson, Jacob Michael Hamrick.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glenn Allen, Va. 23058-5267 or to the American Diabetes Association, 434 Fayetville St. Mall, Two Hannover Square, Suite 1600, Raleigh, NC 27611.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MAIDEN â€“ Mildred Violet Suggs Fallin, 97, died Nov. 21, 2004. Funeral services are 3 p.m Tuesday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. Burial will follow in Eastview City Cemetery in Newton. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the mortuary.
A native of Thompson, Ga., she was a member of First Baptist Church in Newton and formerly worked as a machine operator for Clyde Fabrics.
Survivors include one daughter, Frances Leatherman of Vale; five granddaughters, Robin Greenwood, Sandra Nicholson, Tina Leatherman, Gina Gantt and Vicki Coffey; three grandsons, Lyndon Wilson, Doug Smith and Ronnie Smith; 12 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
DENVER â€“ James Arthur McCord, 68, died Nov. 19, 2004. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church in Charlotte, where he was a member. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Gardens in Mt. Holly.
A native of Spartanburg, S.C., he worked at Spring Service and Yandle Truck Refrigeration. He was a member of the World Champion Softball Team.
Survivors include wife Ann Luckey McCord; two sons, Mike McCord of Denver and Scottie Thompson of Carolina Beach; three daughters, Renee Luckey Miller of Iron Station, Judy Paquin of Linwood and Angela Kay McCord of Marshville; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210 or the American Heart Association, 222 South Church St., Suite 303, Charlotte, NC 28202.
Raymer Funeral Home in Huntersville is in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Kay Ray, 43, of 3495 Gastonia Highway, died Nov. 22, 2004. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Warlick Funeral Home.