Geraldine Deanie Thomas Canipe

Geraldine Deanie Thomas Canipe, 90, of Newton passed away April 25, 2019.

The funeral service was held April 28, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church in Maiden. Burial will follow at Maiden City Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday from 2- 3:45 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.               

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

 Crystal Dawn Johnson Barker

Crystal Dawn Johnson Barker, 43, of Vale passed away April 23, 2019.

 A celebration of life service was held at 3 p.m. April 28, 2019 in the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton.

The family received friends Sunday from 2- 2:45 p.m., prior to the service.

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

 Lena Black Reynolds Whiteside Penley

Lena Black Reynolds Whiteside Penley, age 88 of Cherryville died Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Her funeral will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2019 at Friendly Chapel Baptist Church in Lawndale with Rev. Norris Willis officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Monday prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Penley was born on June 13, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Ephriam Logan and Mabel Devine Black.  She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Evelyn Maxine Young Ferrell; two sons, Michael Reynolds and Rick Reynolds; one sister, Gladys Hartman and nine brothers, Jack Black, Paul Black, Fred Black, Charles Black, Oscar Black, Clarence Black, James Black, Bob Black and John Black.  Mrs. Penley was retired from the textile industry.

She is survived by two sons, Walter Reynolds and wife, Jacquelyn of Sherrills Ford and Johnny “Frank” Reynolds and wife, Sheila of Shelby; one daughter, Patricia Mellon and husband, Toney of Shelby; one sister, Lola Whitesides and husband, Harold of Casar; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Penley family.

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