Charles John Klein, 79, of 1795 Startown Road, died April 11, 2004. No funeral services are planned. Private family viewing.
Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was a telephone installer for AT&T, a member of Telephone Pioneers of America and a WWII U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include four sons, Charlie Klein Jr. of Surprise, Ariz., Rick Klein of Fort Richey, Fla., Rob Klein of Cleveland, Tenn. and JD Klein of Fort Campbell, Ky.; two daughters, Missie Holley of Phoenix, Ariz. and Pixie Gentle of Charlotte and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County.
EF Drum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
DENVER â€” Willie Fred Pettit, 91, of 3900 Wexford Lane, died April 12, 2004. A graveside service was held at noon today at Fredrick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney, SC.
Born in Gaffney, SC, he was a foreman for a lumber company.
Survivors include a daughter, Gayle Phillips of Lincolnton; a brother, Niles Pettit of Gaffney, SC and a sister, Winnie Clark of Florence, Ala.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
NEW YORK â€” Barbara Jean Strong, 43, of 469 E. 98th St., died April 11, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
MARYLAND â€” Laler Bell Rudisill, 95, died April 12, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
CHERRYVILLE â€” Geneva May Sheppard Arrowood, 84, of 702 West Carroll St., died April 12, 2004. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Shady Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Born in Cleveland County, she was a retired textile worker.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Marie Dellinger of Cherryville; brother-in-laws, Hoyt Arrowood of Lawndale, Roy Arrowood of Cherryville and Ray Arrowood and sister-in-law, Linda Arrowood of Cherryville.
Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, c/o William Mauney, 122 Oak Tree Lane, Cherryville, NC 28021.
Carpenters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda Leatherman Johnson, 77, of 1700 Country Club Road, died April 12, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at David Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 tonight at Warlick Funeral Home.
Born in Lincoln County, she worked in the textile industry.
Survivors include two sons, Pat Johnson and Gary Johnson both of Lincolnton; four daughters, Jeanette Mosteller, Emma Lovelace, Gail Morrison and Patricia Davis all of Lincolnton; two brothers, Paul Leatherman and Steve Leatherman both of Lincolnton; eight grandchildren, Kenny Mosteller, Carol Miller, Larry Lovelace, Chris Morrison, Jeremy Morrison, Jodie Freeman, Lindsey Wolverton and Auburn Johnson and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Road, Lincolnton, NC or American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glenn Allen, Va. 23058-5267.
CHARLOTTE â€” Leonard â€œFellowâ€ Wilson, 52, of 4234 Brookway Drive, died April 10, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the chapel at Ebony & Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service in the chapel.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and was employed by Valspar as a System Operator.
Survivors include his wife, Adelaide Wilson of the home; two sons, Leonard Gerald Wilson and Leonard Ray Wilson both of Charlotte; two daughters, Tashara Wilson and Tawanna Hoyle both of Charlotte; two brothers, Tony Wilson of Jacksonville, Fla. and Lester Wilson of Lincolnton; two sister, Angie Wilson and Sylvia Henderson both of Charlotte and seven grandchildren.
Jack Littlejohn, 92, of 515 S. Generals Blvd., died April 11, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Gowedsville Baptist Church in Gaffney, SC, where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Born in Cherokee County, he was retired from the City of Union as a sanitation worker.
Survivors include a sister, Hattie Neal of Queens, NY and several nieces and nephews.
Ebony & Whiteâ€™s Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
WASHINGTON â€” Garmond â€œReidâ€ Goodson, 83, of the Air Force Retirement Home in Washington, DC, died April 10, 2004. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Center View Baptist Church, where he was a member. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6 p.m. before the service and also following the service at the church.
Born in Catawba County, he was retired from the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include a sister, Charlene Rinehardt of Maiden and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Center View Baptist Church, Building Fund, 3976 E. Maiden Road, Maiden, NC 28650.
Burke Mortuary in Maiden is in charge of arrangements.
DENVER â€” Irene Drum, 90, of 6022 Hwy. 150 East, died April 14, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.
IRON STATION â€” Lenore â€œLennieâ€ Elizabeth Young Taylor, 70, of 1159 Camp Creek Road, died April 13, 2004. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the home of her son, Doug Taylor, 4330 Royal Oaks Drive in Lincolnton.
She was born in California.
Survivors include a son, Doug Taylor of Lincolnton; three daughters, Krista Taylor of Maiden, Linda Penhollow of Denver and Suzy May of Sherrills Ford; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to ALS Association, 1000 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte, NC.
Ivalee Greer Mahala, 79, of 4 Circle Drive, died April 14, 2004. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Union Cemetery in Zionville. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Warlick Funeral Home.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Robert â€œRedâ€ Mahala of Lincolnton; a brother, Charles Greer of Mountain City, Tenn.; five sisters, Edna Wallace and Mary Robinson both of Mountain City, Tenn., Jean Neal of Shady Valley, Tenn., Margie Johnson of Creston, NC and Betty Barrow of Elkton, Miss. and three grandchildren, Larry White, Danny White and Kathy Seagle.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Mrs. Sarah Kathryn Quickel Taylor, lifelong resident of Lincolnton, passed away Monday evening April 12, 2004 at Cardinal Health Care, at age 87 where she was a resident of the past four years.
A memorial service will held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Daniels Lutheran Church with The Rev. Ted Bost and The Rev. Mickey Taylor officiating. Visitation and a meal will follow the service at the Parish House.
Mrs. Taylor was born on July 22, 1916 in Lincoln County. She was preceded in death by her parents, David Hoke and Mae Crowell Quickel, husband, Frank Wray Taylor and son, David F. Taylor.
Survivors include: two sons, Robert Wray Taylor and wife, Carolyn of Greenville, SC, Frank W. Taylor and wife, Marguerite of Gastonia, NC; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Taylor of Hickory, NC; one sister, Betty Andrews and husband Robert of Concord, NC; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to ELCA World Hunger, c/o Daniels Lutheran Church, 3290 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.