Robin Mechelle Loftin Howard

Robin Mechelle Loftin Howard, 56, of Catawba passed away August 20, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on August 24, 2019 in the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery at a later date.

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

 Jimmy Edward Carroll, Sr.

Jimmy Edward Carroll, Sr. 73, of Conover passed away August 21, 2019.

The funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. today at Oxford Baptist Church in Conover. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3 - 4:45 p.m. at the church.

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

 Rickey Lane Cook

Rickey Lane Cook, age 74, of Maiden passed away August 21, 2019.

The funeral service will be held August 24, 2019 at 3 p.m. at East Maiden Baptist Church in Maiden. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 - 2:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will be at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory August 26, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Cook Family.

Maurice Stalvey, Sr.

Maurice Stalvey, Sr., 83, of Newton passed away August 21, 2019.

No services will be held.

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

Pink Ethel Friday

Pink Ethel Friday 96 of Lincolnton passed away August 22, 2019.

 Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Ebony & White’s Funeral Service.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Friday family.

 John Allen Peticos

John Allen Peticos 86 of Hickory passed away August 21, 2019.

A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

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

 Don Wayne Brittain

Don Wayne Brittain, 79, of Catawba passed away August 22, 2019.

The funeral service will be held August 25, 2019 at 3 p.m.at Olivet Baptist Church in Catawba.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.at the church.

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

 Alice Inez Mason Helms

Alice Inez Mason Helms, age 83, of Old Well Lane in Lincolnton, died on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

Her funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019, in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ricky Sigmon officiating.  Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Monday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Alice was born September 29, 1935, in Lincoln County, to the late Loy and Alder Helton Sigmon.  She worked in manufacturing. 

She is survived by a son, Wayne Helms of Lincolnton; two daughters, Patricia Strickland of Cherryville and Norma Helms of Lincolnton; and five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC  28209.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Helms family.

Delphine Mack

Delphine Mack of Lincolnton, 67, transitioned August 16, 2019 at her residence.

 Memorial Servce: Saturday; 1:00 p.m.; Rock Hill United Methodist Church, Stanley

 Visitation: thirty minutes before the service at the church

 Arrangements: Gregory Funeral Service, Gastonia

 Rhona Sklar Bator

Rhona Sklar Bator, age 74, of Cansler Road in Vale, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

Rhona was born October 29, 1944, in Newark, New Jersey, to the late Jack and Ann Sklar.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kayla Renee Catona.  She worked as an executive secretary.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Bator, of the home; a son, Kevin Catona, of Vale; granddaughter, Ashley Louise Catona; and her fur baby, Stitchey. 

Services will be private.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Bator family.

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