CHERRYVILLE â€” Allene B. Laney, 86, of 600 N. 35th St., Morehead City, formerly of Cherryville, died March 10, 2004. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at City Memorial Cemetery.
Born in Spring City, Tenn., she was a homemaker and charter member of the Gastonia Church of Christ.
Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Thornburg of Morehead City; one son, Henry Laney of Kernersville; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one sister, Rosalee Roark of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Memorials may be made to Andrews Church of Christ, 47 Walnut St., Andrews, NC 28901.
Carpenters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
CATAWBA â€” Robert â€œBobâ€ Dean Simpson, 72, of Spring View Drive, died March 12, 2004. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, where he was a member. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church sanctuary.
Born in California, Mo., he was a retired sales manager from Bio Tech Laboratories.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Vick Simpson; four sons, Bob Simpson of Mooresville, William McKay of St. Louis, Mo., Dan McKay of Santa Nella, Calif. and Thomas McKay of North Bend, Ore. and five grandchildren, Eliza McKay, Noel McKay, Bradley Simpson, Steven Simpson and Julia Simpson.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Youth Center, 4136 Mt. Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home in Mooresville is in charge of arrangements.
MAIDEN â€” Trevor Lee Stamey, infant son of Johnny Stamey and Monica Wilkins of 3388 Stubbs Place, Maiden, died March 12, 2004. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 tonight at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Destiny Stamey of the home; paternal grandparents, Robert and Sherry Long of Newton, maternal grandmother, Barbara Winslow of Newton and maternal grandfather, Timothy Wilkins of Newton.
CHERRYVILLE â€” Margie Sue Pruitt Adams, 60, of 3305 Tryon Courthouse Road, died March 13, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenters Funeral Home. Burial will follow in City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Born in Gaston County, she was employed by Cochran Furniture and attended Living Word Ministries.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Adams; one son, Roger Adams of Cherryville; two daughters, Tammy Combest of Edgewood, New Mexico and Candy Bradshaw of Cherryville; two granddaughters, Hailey Ford and Lily Adams and one brother, Eugene Pruitt of Bessemer City.
MAIDEN â€” Margie Helton Earle, 85, of 5485 Hwy. 16 South, died March 13, 2004. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Denver Wesleyan Church, where she was a charter member. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 tonight at the church.
Born in Gaston County, she was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Earle of the home; one daughter, Judy Noblitt of the home; one sister, Mabel Harris of Denver; two grandchildren, Benny Hipp Jr. and Kelly Sherrill and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.
Warlick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ginger Herndon Williams, 29, of Shuford Road, died March 14, 2004.
Arrangements are incomplete at Burke Mortuary in Maiden.
SHELBY â€” James Anthony Howell, 39, of 508 E. Graham St., died March 9, 2004. Memorials services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the ST Enloe Memorial Chapel at Enloe Mortuary in Shelby.
NEWTON â€” Taft Jonas Lewis, 93, of Abernathy Retirement Center, formerly of E. Center St., Lexington, died March 12, 2004. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, where she was a member. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Born in Lincoln County, she was a retired school teacher, a member of the Historical Association, NC Retired Teachers Association and the Association of Business and Professional Women.
Survivors include a sister, Josephine Childers of Lincolnton and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 310 South Main St., Lexington, NC 27292 or Davidson County Public Library, 602 South Main St., Lexington, NC 27292.
Piedmont Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements.