Richard Monroe Parris

Richard Monroe Parris, age 90, of Denver, died on Monday, April 29, 2019.

 His funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Lakeshore Presbyterian Church with Rev. Ken Cross officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Warlick Funeral Home. 

 Mr. Parris was born February 20, 1929, in Canton, North Carolina, to the late Richard and Julia Burnette Parris.  He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve and then attended Clemson University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.  Mr. Parris was employed with Duke Energy for thirty-nine years.   

 He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Leppert Parris of the home; a son, Richard Parris, Jr., and wife Suzanne, of Lincolnton; two daughters, Kelly Burton, and husband Charles, of Stoneville, and Carol Krauss of Portsmouth, VA; two sisters, Frances Siniard of Brevard, NC and Ann Parker of Chandler, NC; six grandchildren, Zachary Parris and Matthew Parris, Amy Land, Julia Burton, Daniel Burton, and Kelly Krauss; four great-grandchildren, Mason Parris, Sawyer Parris, Zelma Parris, and Madison Land; and his cat, Rags. 

 Memorials may be made to Lakeshore Presbyterian Church, 8083 Hope Drive, Denver, NC  28037.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Parris family.

 Henry “Allen” Johnson Jr.

Henry “Allen” Johnson Jr., 93, of Newton passed away April 28, 2019.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held May 4, 2019 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Newton. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery at a later date.

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

 Sandra Olivia “Libby” Weaver Lusk

Sandra Olivia “Libby” Weaver Lusk, 68, of Conover passed away April 29, 2019.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held May 2, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Newton. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 - 4:45 p.m. at Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton prior to the service.

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

Andrew Scott Thompson

Andrew Scott Thompson, 22 passed away April 29, 2019.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services. A graveside service will be held May 2, 2019 at 1p.m. at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.

 Carpenters Funeral Home is serving the Thompson family.

 Shirley Mae Byers

Shirley Mae Byers 72 of Hickory passed away April 27th, 2019.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Jenkins Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 p.m. today at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home. 

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

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