Anna Lee Brown

Anna Lee Brown, 84, of Claremont, passed away July 16, 2019.

A service to celebrate Anna’s life was held July 19, 2019 at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Claremont. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church Cemetery in Claremont. The family will received friends July 19, 2019 from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Brown family.

 Chad Wista Deason

Chad Wista Deason, 46, of Lincolnton, passed away July 1, 2019.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. July 27, 2019, in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Deason family.

Roger Lee Greathouse

Roger Lee Greathouse, 69, of Catawba passed away July 18, 2019.

 The funeral service will be held July 23, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 - 1:45 p.m.

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

Frankie Marie Hodge Thomas

Frankie Marie Hodge Thomas, 70, of Conover passed away July 19, 2019.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. July 28, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Claremont. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 - 2:45 p.m. at the church.

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

 Janice Elaine Hovis Stroup

Janice Elaine Hovis Stroup, age 68, of Woodvale Circle, Lincolnton passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Her funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Covenant Church with Rev. Dave Herbertson officiating. Burial will follow in the Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019 at Warlick Funeral Home.

Mrs. Stroup was born on November 2, 1950 and was the daughter of the late Pervie and Nellie Auton Hovis.  Jan was known for her presence as an associate at Stroup’s Jewelers. In addition to that, in earlier years she was a homeschool and piano teacher. Her music continued at various churches in the area.

Mrs. Stroup is survived by her husband, Joe Stroup of the home; three sons, Josh Stroup and wife, Leanna of Shelby, Caleb Stroup of North Carolina and Joel Stroup of Lincolnton; three sisters, Penny Hovis of Lincolnton, Rev. Jackie Taylor and husband, Rev. Bill Taylor of North Carolina and Linda Lemons and husband, Mark of Johnson City, TN; sister-in-law, Paulette Rudisill and husband, Rudy of Lincolnton; three grandchildren, Violet Stroup, Levi Stroup and Cameron Stroup.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092 or to Covenant Church, 2168 Gastonia Highway, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Stroup family.

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