MAIDEN â€” Larry W. Huffman, 34, of Maiden, died April 6, 2004. A memorial service was held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden.
Born in Catawba County, he was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents, Jimmy and Karen Huffman of N. Augusta, SC; a brother, Robert Huffman of N. Augusta, SC and his grandfather, Robert Fulbright of N. Augusta, SC.
Memorials may be made to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers), Catawba County, 6670 Navajo Trail, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673 or First Baptist Church, PO Box 338, Maiden, NC 28650.
Mary Louise Rubadue Cain, 85, of 1482 John Chapman Road, died April 6, 2004. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Dorothyâ€™s Catholic Church, where she was a member. Interment will be at a later date in Columbus, Ohio.
Born in Franklin County, Ohio, she was a homemaker, a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, a member of Holy Family School Alumni Association and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 495.
Survivors include two son, Robert Cain of Marshall, Va. and LeRoy Cain of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Ginger Richard of Lincolnton; three brothers, Edwin Rubadue of Colorado, Thomas Rubadue of Florida and Richard Rubadue of Idaho; two sisters, Dorothy McNeil of Michigan and Cathern Essman of Columbus, Ohio; two grandchildren, Michelle Cain and Christopher Cain and one great-grandson.
Memorials may be made to St. Dorothyâ€™s Catholic Church, 125 St. Dorothyâ€™s Lane, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
KINGSTOWN â€” Jessie Mae Alston, 72, of 1509 Williamson Road, died April 5, 2004. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at ST Enloe Memorial Chapel at Enloe Mortuary. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Temple Holiness Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.
TAYLORSVILLE â€” Louise Hoppers Stroupe, 81, of 1823 Mt. Olive Church Road, died April 7, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Asbury United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Born in Alexander County, she worked for Carolina Mills Textiles.
Survivors include a son, Daniel Stroupe of Crouse; eight daughters, Jewel Reynolds of Taylorsville, Brenda Stroupe of Lincolnton, Pamela Weaver of Maiden, Joyce Smith of Vale, Betty Stroupe of Florida, Maude Stroupe of Morganton, Linda Stroupe of Taylorsville and Reda Heafner of Clearmont, Ga.; three brothers, Jack Hoppers of Cambridge, Ohio, Howard Hoppers of Ohio and Charles Hoppers of Indiana; three sisters, Lorine Browning of Charleston, SC, Airgette Hulon of Summerville, SC and Bernice Mullis of Stanley; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alexander County.
SHELBY â€” Ivan Eugene Thompson, 36, of 612 Gardner St., died April 8, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
SHELBY â€” Kathy Jean Sims, 43, of 827 Churchill Drive, died April 8, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
Dilcy Louise Magness Pyant, 79, of 306 Newcastle Avenue, died April 7, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pine Street Presbyterian Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a homemaker and a textile worker.
Survivors include eight daughters, Margaret Farley of Lincolnton, Rhonda Joshua of Brooklyn, NY, Brenda Pyant of White Plains, NY, Johnnie McLean and Dorothy Jack both of Lincolnton, Elaine Bynum of Woodstock, Ga., Vienna Pyant of White Plains, NY and Ann Pyant of Charlotte; three sons, David Pyant of Fayetteville, Dr. Carl Pyant of Durham and Rick Pyant of Lincolnton; a brother, Lee Roy Magness of Lincolnton and a sister, Mary Caldwell of Lincolnton; 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Pine Street Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
EF Drum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Inez Caldwell Long, 80, of Cardinal Health Care, formerly of Brevard Place Road, died April 8, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Born in Catawba County, she was a member of Alexis Baptist Church and a retired textile employee.
Survivors include a son, Mark Stamey of Lincolnton; a daughter, Elaine Smith of Lincolnton; three grandchildren, Courtney Smith, Aaron Stamey and Haley Stamey; a step-son, Jerry Long of Troutman; a step-daughter, Faye Keener of Lincolnton; two brothers, Kenneth Caldwell of Hickory and Max Caldwell of Sherrills Ford; three sisters, Evelyn Morrow of Newton, Vera Green of Tennessee and Martha Sites of Denver; four step-grandsons and four step great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
GASTONIA â€” Carrie Lee Reinhardt McRavion, 85, of 2780 X-Ray Drive, died April 6, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Born in Lincoln County, she was retired from Lincolnton Public Housing as a Resident Advisor.
Survivors include two sons, Johnny McRavion of Philadelphia, Pa. and Lucius McRavion Sr. of Stanley; two daughters, Ellen McRavion of Philadelphia, Pa. and Agnes Charles of Lincolnton; two brothers, Wilson Reinhardt of Brooklyn, NY and Robert Reinhardt of Lincolnton; two sisters, Betty Montgomery and Melvina Reinhardt both of Lincolnton; 23 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.Ebony & Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.