Michael Ray Bollinger

Michael Ray Bollinger, 65, of Hickory passed away April 14, 2019.

A Celebration of Life will be held April 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 - 6:15 p.m. at the church prior to the service.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Bollinger family.

 Samuel Bartram McMahon

Samuel Bartram McMahon, 76, passed away, April 13, 2019.

A Celebration of Life Service will held at a later date. 

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the McMahon family.

 Betty Lail Rumfelt

Betty Lail Rumfelt, 84, of Sherrills Ford passed away April 14, 2019.

An Inurnment service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held April 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Sherrills Ford. Betty’s family will receive friends April 18, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, is serving the Rumfelt family.

 Linda Drum Baird

Linda Drum Baird, 76, of Newton passed away April 12, 2019.

 A private time of celebration and remembrance of Linda will be held privately by the family.  No public service or receiving are planned. 

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Baird family.

 George Robert “Bob” Shade III

George Robert “Bob” Shade III, 50, of Conover passed away April 15, 2019.

Services will be held at a later date at the home.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Shade family.

 Ricky Joe Parker

Ricky Joe Parker, 62, of Lincolnton, passed away April 15, 2019.

Funeral services will be private.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Parker family.

Donna Rufty Jarrett

Donna Rufty Jarrett 68 of Vale passed away April 15, 2019.

A Memorial Service will be 2 p.m. April 18, 2019 at Sardis Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the ceremony at the church. 

Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton is serving the Jarrett family.

 David Vaughn Farley Jr.

David Vaughn Farley Jr.,72 of Lincolnton, passed away April 12, 2019.

 Funeral Service is April 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. in White’s Family Chapel at Ebony & White’s Funeral Service. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Hollybrook Cemetery.

Ebony & White's Funeral Service is serving the Farley family.

 Helen Spicer Hart Caskey

Helen Spicer Hart Caskey, age 82, of Tin Mine Road in Lincolnton, died on Monday, April 15, 2019.

 Mrs. Caskey was born June 5, 1936, in Rutherford County, to the late Sampson and Leona Spicer.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Paul Hart; her second husband, Billy Joe Caskey; as well as a daughter, Brenda Hart Rexroad.  She was a lifelong member at Southside Baptist Church. 

 She is survived by a grandson, Robert Rexroad of Newton; and a granddaughter, Sheree Martin, and husband Josh, of Hickory. 

 A private inurnment is being planned for a later date.

 Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 1726 Southside Road, Lincolnton, NC  28092.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Caskey family.

 Brenda Joyce Perkins Douthit

Brenda Joyce Perkins Douthit, age 76, of Denver passed away April 13, 2019 at Cardinal Care, Lincolnton, NC.  She was born on September 15, 1942 in Catawba County, NC.  Mrs. Douthit worked in education for many years as a teachers assistant.

She is preceded in by her parents, Warren Harding Perkins and Hazel Louise Thorton Perkins and by her husband, Bobby Ralph Douthit.

Mrs. Douthit is survived by two sons, Robby Douthit and Jeff Douthit; one daughter, Donna Mauney; one sibling, Barbara Gabriel;  eight grandchildren, Melissa Mauney, Trent Mauney, James Douthit, Samuel Douthit, Thomas Douthit, John Douthit, Mary Grace Douthit and Jeremy Douthit; and two great grandchildren, Jason Douglas and Cooper Douthit.

The funeral service will be held at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home Chapel at 2pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery Lincolnton, NC.  Following the funeral service the family will receive friends later that evening at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home from 5pm -7pm.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln County Hospice.

E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Douthit family.

Max Edward Womack

Max Edward Womack, age 69 of Maiden passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Atrium Health – Lincoln, after fighting his battle with leukemia.  Max was born March 21, 1950 in Mecklenburg County.

Left to cherish his memory: Wife: Lynn Parker of the home, Son: Jason Womack of Maiden, Daughter: Falon Parker of Charlotte, A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden with Rev. Jeremy Smathers officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 – 2:45 PM at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project; www.supportwoundedwarriorproject.org

Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Womack Family.

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