DENVER â€” Charles David â€œDaveâ€ Hart, 84, of 5052 Slanting Bridge Road, died May 16, 2004. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Covenant United Methodist Church, where he was a member.
Born in Gaston County, he was retired from Duke Power and served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
Survivors include a son, Charles Hart of Mt. Holly; two daughters, Sue Pruett of Stanley and Denise Howard of Terrell; five grandchildren, Shannon Pruett, Sherry Pruett, Katie Hart, Ben Hart and John Hart and a brother, Calvin Hart of Mt. Holly.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mt. Holly was in charge of arrangements.
KINGS MOUNTAIN â€” Tommy Franklin Leonhardt, 63, of 360 Bess Road, died May 16, 2004. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today in Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenters Funeral Home. Burial will follow in City Memorial Cemetery.
Born in Lincoln County, he was a self employed car salesman and formerly employed by Carolina Freight Carriers and Eaker Motor Lines.
Survivors include a daughter, Sheldon Leonhardt of the home and several nieces and nephews.
Carpenters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
BESSEMER CITY â€” Joe Nixon Weaver, 82, of Weaver Dairy Road, died May 17, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Concord United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Smyrra Cemetery.
He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Whitley Weaver; four children, Dennis Weaver of Bessemer City, David Weaver of Baraboo, Wis., Linda Jo Weaver of Cornelius and Mary Ann Hurst of Bessemer City; two sisters, Frances Moore of Easley, SC and Peggy Sugiyama of Columbia, Md.; a brother, Gene Weaver of Bessemer City and eight grandchildren, Erin Hurst, Emily Hurst, Angela, Marcia, Yvette, Nicolle, Scott and Jerimiah.
Memorials may be made to Concord United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2404 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City, NC 28016 or Hospice of Gaston County, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28053.
Carpenters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Hattie Lucille Barnhardt Trent, 73, of 423 Elizabeth Avenue, died May 18, 2004. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Born in Rutherfordton County, she was retired from Dallas Pillow Company.
Survivors include her husband, James Trent of the home; three sons, Gary Cornelius of Sherrills Ford, Kenny Cornelius of Casar and Ricky Cornelius of Lincolnton; two daughters, Shelby Lineberger of Lincolnton and Debbie Cloninger of Iron Station; two brothers, Butch Barnhardt of Castle Hayne and Jack Barnhardt of Denver; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Brian Center, 515 S. Generals Blvd., Lincolnton, NC 28092 or the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Suite 211, Charlotte, NC 28202.
VALE â€” Katherine Virginia Helms, 73, of 6016 Beam Lumber Road, died May 14, 2004. A memorial service was held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Garden in Charlotte.
Born in Union County, she worked in the textile industry.
Survivors include three sons, Donald Helms of Concord, Melvin Helms of Lincolnton and Lewis Helms Jr. of Charlotte; a daughter, Catherine Duckworth of Lincolnton; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Warlick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
CHERRYVILLE â€” Heber Gordon Eaker, 80, of 303 Old Post Road, died May 18, 2004. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full Masonic rites. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.
Born in Gaston County, he was retired from the Employment Security Commission Tax Department, past master of Cherryville Masonic Lodge 505 AF&AM and a member of Amran Shrine Temple.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Auten Eaker; two daughters, Deanna Harrison of Evans, Ga. and Pam Reddeck of Charlotte; six grandchildren, James Harrison, Dr. Christa Sullins, Janie Owens, Amanda Data, Mary Helen Reddeck and Sarah Harrison; 11 great-grandchildren and a sister, Phebe Beam of Concord.
Memorials may be made to St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, PO Box 100, Cherryville, NC 28021 or Hospice of Wendover, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
SHELBY â€” Walter G. Glover, 61, of 505 Wardell St., died May 17, 2004. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Holiness Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. Thursday at the church.
He was born in Lincoln County.
Enloe Mortuary in Shelby is in charge of arrangements.
GARNERâ€” William â€œBillâ€ Basil Goodson, 67, of Garner, did May 17, 2004. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Lincolnton. Burial will follow in Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.
Born in Lincoln County, he taught at VMI and Wake Technical Community College and was a member of Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two brothers, Don Goodson of Lincolnton and Andy Goodson of Simpsonville.
Memorials may be made to Wake Technical Community College Scholarship Foundation, where a scholarship is being established in his name.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Frank H. Yoder
Mr. Frank H. Yoder, age 83, of 2403 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton died Saturday, May 15, 2004.
A graveside service was held Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at Danielâ€™s Lutheran Church Cemetery with Rev. Ted Bost officiating and Rev. Dr. Larry Yoder assisting. The family received friends following the service in the parish house of Danielâ€™s Lutheran Church.
Mr. Yoder was born September 9, 1920 in Lincoln County and was the son of the late Morris S. and Ruth Scronce Yoder. He earned a BS degree from Appalachian State Teachers College and was retired after forty years as a teacher at Union Elementary School. Mr. Yoder was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force having served in World War II and received the Victory Medal and the American Campaign Medal. He was a lifetime member of Danielâ€™s Lutheran Church where he served as treasurer for many years and as organist for 40 years. Mr. Yoder was a member of NEA, the Woodmen of the World, the Democratic Party and served as precinct registrar.
Survivors are his wife, Shirley Zuechner Yoder of the home; one son, Donald A. Yoder of Charlotte; one daughter, Barbara L. Yoder of the home; two sisters, Helen Yoder Cress of Concord and Ruby Lindhorst of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother-in-law, Dave W. Irvin of Atlanta, GA.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 N. Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092 or to Danielâ€™s Lutheran Church Building Fund, 3290 Reepsville Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton was in charge of the arrangements