Everette Jerome Heglar, Jr.

Everette Jerome Heglar, Jr., age 86, of Gastonia, and formerly of Lincolnton, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019.

 The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at First Baptist Church.  A small prayer and share will follow the visitation.  A private burial will take place at the Western Carolina VA Cemetery in Black Mountain. 

 Mr. Heglar was born January 1, 1933, in Rowan County, to the late Everette J. Heglar, Sr. and Leitha Hinson Heglar Nesbit.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Heglar, and a sister, Doris Heglar Moss.   Everette served in the United States Army during the Korean War and then later worked as an accountant.

 He is survived by a son, Rhett Heglar, and wife Sally, of Gastonia; two daughters, Heidi Heglar of Lincolnton, and Ann Alexander of Florida; their mother, his former wife, Ginger Neustadt of Raleigh; two grandchildren, Heston Heglar and Hayden Heglar; and nieces, Donna Moss and Patty Blalock, both of China Grove.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Catawba College, 2300 W. Innes Street, Salisbury, NC  28144, or to American Legion Post #30, 704 E. Main Street, Cherryville, NC  28021.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Heglar family.

 Mr. Laurence Lee Sjurset

Mr. Laurence Lee Sjurset age 80 of 951 Davis Chapel Church Road, Lawndale, North Carolina was born in Taylor, Wisconsin on August 28, 1939 to the late Ione E. Kapke Sjurset and Harold M. Sjurset. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Faye Milam Sjurset. He transitioned on Monday, December 16, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was a U.S. army veteran and a retired Security Guard from Freightliner.

 Survivors are two daughters, Letha (Jesse) Biggers of Vale, NC, Lena Sjurset of the home,

six grandchildren,  Greg Stewart, Christin Stewart, Sean Widsor, Larry Nagye, Nichole Nagye, Natalie Nagye, one sister, Diane McMullen, a host of nieces nephews.

A memorial service will be Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the residence at 12:00 noon.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service in Charge of the arrangements.

Mary Elizabeth Longacre Eller

Mary Elizabeth Longacre Eller, 68, of Newton passed December 15, 2019.

 A memorial service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held December 19, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church in Maiden. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends December 19, 2019 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church. 

 Bennett Funeral Service of Newton is serving the Eller family.

 Anna Mae Jones Honaker

Anna Mae Jones Honaker, 87, of Conover passed away December 16, 2019.

 The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton with Pastor Joseph Yarborough officiating.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-1:45 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.  Burial will be, December 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery in Orgas, West Virginia. 

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

   Gwendoline “Joy” Burch

Gwendoline “Joy” Burch, 73, of Denver, NC. passed away on December 7, 2019.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. December 20, 2019 at Denver United Methodist Church in Denver, NC. Burial will follow the service in the Denver Community Cemetery located behind the church. The family will be greeting friends and relatives immediately following the burial.

The Good Samaritan Funeral Home in Denver is serving the Burch Family.

 Charles “Chuck” Forrest Heil

Charles “Chuck” Forrest Heil, 77, of Newton passed away December 16, 2019.

 The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. December 19, 2019 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3 - 3:45 p.m. at the church.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. December 20, 2019 at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Chilhowie, Virginia.

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

 Delores Ann Ingle

Delores Ann Ingle, 73, of Lincolnton, passed away December 16, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. December 21, 2019, at Long Shoals Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 until 1:45 p.m. at the church.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Ingle family.

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