Linda Lowe Spicher

Linda Lowe Spicher, age 78, of Brea, California, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

 Her memorial service and celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019, at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Hacienda Heights, California. 

 Burial will be Sunday, December 15, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. in Hollybrook Cemetery in Lincolnton, North Carolina.  Pastor Tony Matthews of First United Methodist Church in Lincolnton, will be officiating. 

 Linda was born October 10, 1941, to the late Wilbur Modlin Lowe and Frances Roberts Lowe.  She was a 1959 graduate of Lincolnton High School and attended King’s Business College.  She worked as secretary at St. Matthews United Methodist Church, Hacienda Heights, California.

 She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Harvey Spicher; a daughter, Sharon Summitt Munden (Matthew) of Brea, California; a son, Mark David Summitt (Jennifer) of Monrovia, California; a brother, David Lowe (Kay) of Lincolnton, North Carolina; a sister, Nancy Lowe Rhyne (Richie) of Lincolnton, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Daniel Munden, Bethany Munden, Amanda Summitt, and Sarah Summitt; nephews, Thad Lowe and Kris Carpenter; nieces, Kelly Kinard and Jennifer Carpenter.

 Memorials may be made to St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 15653 East Newton Street, Hacienda Heights, California 91745.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Spicher family.

 William Edward Wright

William Edward Wright, age 56, of Lincolnton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

 A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at River View Baptist Church with Pastor Ricky Brown officiating.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 until 1:45 p.m. at the church.

 William was born May 20, 1963, in Cleveland County, to Betty Canipe Lane and the late Lewis Wright.  He worked for Ethan Allen.

 He is survived by two sons, Jacob Wright of Icard and David Nidiffer of Vale; a daughter, Heather Wright of Lincolnton; his mother and stepfather, Betty and Roy Lane of Cherryville; three brothers, Lewis Wright, Jr. (Becky), Gary Lane, and Michael Lane, all of Cherryville, all of Cherryville; sisters, Janice Stamey (Bill) of Lincolnton, Linda Oder (Mike) and Brenda Wright (Joe), all of Maiden; and four grandchildren, Hayden Wright,  Brody Wright, Malachi Smith, and Hayli Sayre. 

 Memorial gifts may be made to River View Baptist Church, 2230 Riverview Road, Lincolnton, NC  28092.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Wright family.

 Anthony Joseph Perry, Jr.

Anthony Joseph Perry, Jr., age 64, of N. Cedar Street in Lincolnton, died on Monday, December 9, 2019.

 Anthony was born July 13, 1955, in Lincoln County, to the late Anthony Joseph Perry, Sr. and Georgetta Kistler Perry.  He worked in carpet installation. 

 He is survived by three sons, Anthony Joseph Perry, III, Johnny Robert Lee Link Perry, and Joshua Perry, all of Lincolnton; three brothers, Oscar Perry of Hawaii, Johnny Colvart of Lincolnton, and Gary Owens of Montana; five sisters, Elizabeth Perry and Brenda Perry of Lincolnton, Cindy Perry of FL, Jennifer Perry of Lincolnton, and Gracie Perry of CA; six grandchildren, Anthony Joseph Perry, IV, Malachi Andrew Perry, Lilliana Grace Perry, Joshua Isiah Perry, Nathanie Missiah Lee Perry, and Mya Marie Perry, all of Lincolnton; and nieces and nephews, Johnny R. Cooper, Kizzy R. Cooper, Manuel Maynor, and Lisa Maynor, all of FL, and Brandon Scronce.

 Services will be held at a later date.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Perry family.

 Paul Herman Freeman

Paul Herman Freeman, age 89, of Lincolnton, died on Thursday, December 12, 2019.

 His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Asbury United Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Spencer officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 until 1:45 p.m. at the church.

 Mr. Freeman was born March 17, 1930, in Lincoln County, to the late Marvin Belton Freeman and Lucy Abernathy Freeman.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Dean Goins Freeman; his second wife, Marcene Ewing Freeman; two brothers, Everett R. Freeman and Harold C. Freeman; and sister, Fairy Goodson.  He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and then later worked as a paint inspector for Freightliner. 

 He is survived by a sister, Barbara Jean Christopher; stepchildren, Pattie Duckworth, Allen Ewing, Donnie Ewing, Eddie Ewing, Myra Freeman, and Stan Ewing; and numerous nieces and nephews.     

 Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC  28092, or to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, PO Box 423, Lincolnton, NC  28093.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Freeman family.

 Jerrie Lynn Pittard Charlesworth

Jerrie Lynn Pittard Charlesworth, 77, of Hickory, NC, passed away December 8, 2019.

 A celebration of life service will be held December 14, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Service Chapel in Newton, NC.  A reception will follow at the Heritage Barn in Conover, NC.

Bennett Funeral Service of Newton is serving the Charlesworth family.

 Minnie Coline Warren Hedrick

Minnie Coline Warren Hedrick, 93, of Claremont passed away December 10, 2019.

A service to celebrate Coline’s life will be held December 12, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran

Church in Claremont. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on December 12, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Newton is serving the Hedrick family.

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