Edna McGinnis Duckworth

Edna McGinnis Duckworth, age 92 of Stanley passed away peacefully Monday, November 4, 2019.  She was born in Charlotte, NC May 27, 1927 to the late A.P and Mattie McGinnis. She was a long time member of Charlotte First Wesleyan Church and graduated from Long Creek High School in 1945. She worked at Ivey's uptown Charlotte for many years making sure everyone had plenty of Estee Lauder products and she continued using Estee Lauder throughout her entire life. She also assisted her husband with his septic tank business. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her cat Molly, traveling on bus tours, reading, talking on the phone, watching Nascar races, and having manicures and pedicures.  She enjoyed life to the fullest and was very spunky and independent, continuing to drive even at 92 years old.  She loved a good Coca Cola daily and couldn't finish a day without having something sweet, especially chocolate.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Plato Duckworth, sister's Johnsie K. Merritt and Sara Puckett, and nephew's Ryan Jones and Larry Kiser. 

 She is survived by her sister, Myrtle Chastain (Frank) from Denver, NC and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews, who were like her children. They lovingly referred to her as 'Aunt Edna", "Aunt Ednar", "Aunt Ed", "Auntie", and "NuNu" she always enjoyed her close relationships with her family and friends. 

 Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00am at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville.  The family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service from 10-11:00am.  A burial will follow the service at Martha's Chapel Cemetery.

 Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Lincoln County, NC.

Online condolences may be left at kepnerfh.com.

 Keith Levant Phillips

Keith Levant Phillips, 63, of Burlington passed away October 30, 2019.

A memorial service to celebrate Keith’s life will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church in Burlington. The family will receive friends today from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Phillips family.

Felix Lee Fletcher

Felix Lee Fletcher, 59, of Claremont passed away November 1, 2019.

A memorial service to celebrate Lee’s life will be held today at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Claremont. The family will receive friends following the service at First Baptist Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Fletcher family.

Bobby Carroll Ingle

Bobby Carroll Ingle, 71 of Lincolnton passed away November 5, 2019.

 A memorial service is being planned for a later date and will be announced by Jenkins Funeral Home.

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

 Sandra S. Cherry

Sandra S. Cherry, 66, of Stanley NC, died on October 9, 2019. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Lade Donald Timis and Hazel Frances Gallaway.

 She will be missed by all knew her and loved her. You left us too soon.

 Visit www.burkemortuary.com to register your condolences.

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

 Donald Davis Sain, Jr.

Donald Davis Sain, Jr., age 54, of Houser Farm Road in Vale, died on Monday, November 4, 2019.

His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Hulls Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Fred May officiating.  The body will lie in state for thirty minutes prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, at Hulls Grove Baptist Church. 

Donnie was born June 21, 1965, in Cleveland County, to Donald Davis Sain, Sr. and Carlean Houser Sain.  He graduated from North Carolina State University (Alpha Gamma Rho), then retired from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office where he worked as a Deputy Sheriff.  In his free time, Donnie was an avid farmer of agriculture.  He was a member of the Cooksville Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, and the Lincoln County Shrine Club, and a member of Hulls Grove Baptist Church. 

He is survived by two daughters, Carson S. Daugherty, and husband Terrence, and Olivia S. Corella, and husband Miguel, all of Lincolnton; his father, Donald Davis Sain, Sr. of Vale; his mother, Carlean Houser Sain of Vale; a sister, Carla S. May, and husband Fred, of Vale; and three grandchildren, Branson Davis Daugherty, Noah Jacob Daugherty, and Elena Dawn Corella. 

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC  28605, or to Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC  27157.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Sain family. 

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