KINGS MOUNTAIN â€” Deborah Jean Ingle Welsh, 46, of 300 E. Gold St., died April 28, 2004. A memorial service will be held at 7 tonight at East Gold Street Wesleyan Church, where she was a member. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 tonight at the church.
Born in Gaffney, SC, she was employed by the Shelby Star and formerly employed by the Kings Mountain Herald.
Survivors include a son, Bill Welsh of Raleigh; a daughter, Requel Welsh of the home; a brother, Steve Ingle of Greenville, SC; three step-sisters, Lucille Camp of Shelby, Helen Kirk of Jacksonville, Fla. and Brenda Hudson of Grover and a step-brother, Tommy Hudson of Grover.
Memorials may be made to East Gold Street Wesleyan Church on behalf of her children, PO Box 875, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.
Carpenters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MAIDEN â€” Hubert Marion Morrow, 75, died May 1, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 tonight at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.
Born in Catawba County, he was retired from Catawba Socks Company, a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Maiden Masonic Lodge 592, Maiden Lions Club and former District Governor of District 31 B of the Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Joann Scoggins Morrow of the home; two sons, Douglas Morrow of Maiden and Rev. Timothy Morrow of Louisville, Ky.; his mother, Emily Lucille Yount Morrow of Newton; two brothers, Rev. Bill Morrow and Philip Morrow both of Thomasville; a grandson, Corry Morrow and two step-grandsons, Matther Forner and Chris Forner.
Memorials may be made to NC Lions Foundation, PO Box 39, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673 or Maiden Masonic Lodge 592 c/o Bob Sherrill, 1906 Water Plant Road, Maiden.
Lois M. Neill, 85, of Lincolnton, died May 2, 2004. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Tuesday at Harvest Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton.
She was born in Lincoln County.
Survivors include a son, Wayne Neill; a daughter, Judi Browne; five grandchildren, Christie Harris, Shannon Browne, Sharon Ortiz, Steve Neill and Don Perrault; four sisters, Thelma Propst, Myrtle Clark, Ava Anthony and Betty Price and a brother, James Mauney.
Memorials may be made to Harvest Presbyterian Church, 707 Lithia Road, Lincolnton, NC.
Bonnie Jo Arrowood, 67, of 113 Wendover Drive, died April 30, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Reepsville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Reepsville Baptist Church.
Born in Lincoln County, she was retired from the textile industry.
Survivors include three sons, Allen Arrowood, Gene Arrowood and Todd Arrowood all of Lincolnton; a daughter, Beth McCorkle of Lincolnton; five sisters, Margaret Caskey of Iron Station, Helen Roberts of McAdenville, Ann Fredell, Barbara White and Frankie Ingle all of Lincolnton and two grandchildren, Dallas Arrowood and Zachary Arrowood.
CONOVER â€” Bruce Delano Boggs, 37, of Pipers Ridge Circle NW, died April 26, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover, where he was a member. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park with full military rites by the 159th Aviation Regiment, Ft. Bragg. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Burke Mortuary in Newton.
He was in the Armyâ€™s 1st Battalion 159th Aviation Regiment and served in Iraq during the Persian Gulf War.
Survivors include his wife, Alesia B. Boggs of the home; a son, Drew Roseman of the home; a daughter, Heather Boggs of Morganton; his parents, Franklin and Dorothy Boggs of Claremont; a brother, Michael Boggs of Conover and two sisters, Janet Lawson of Claremont and Linda Mann of Queenstown, Md.
Memorials may be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church Building Fund, 440 7th St. Place SW, Conover, NC 28613; First Baptist Church of Claremont, PO Box 489, Claremont, NC 28610 or Christian Family Academy, PO Box 5353, Hickory, NC 28603.
DAVIDSON â€” John Wallace Rehfuss, 66, of Davidson, died May 1, 2004. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Davidson United Methodist Church, where he was a member.
Born in Sandusky, Ohio, he was a chemist and was retired from BASF.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Makee of Davidson; three sons, Roderic Rehfuss of Cornelius, Jeffrey Rehfuss of Huntersville and Stuart Rehfuss of Huntersville; a daughter, Carey Russell of Cary; a brother, Curtis Rehfuss of Bloomington, Ind.; six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Davidson Habitat for Humanity Chapter, PO Box 1088, Davidson, NC 28036.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
VALE â€” Floyd T. â€œBillâ€ Duckworth, 74, of Cansler Road, died May 2, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Born in Lincoln County, he worked in transformer manufacturing for General Electric Company.
Survivors include his wife, Alice S. Duckworth of the home; five daughters, Jackie Shoup of Lawndale, Donna Workman, Sheila Rice, Patty Herman and Tammy Parker all of Vale; a brother, Bud Duckworth of Vale; four sisters, Doris Johannessen, Hazel Gilbert and Lucille Sutton all of Lincolnton and Pauline Williams of Charlotte; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis, 5007 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC 28205 or American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Suite 211, Charlotte, NC 28202.