Harold Dean Allen

Harold Dean Allen, age 70, of Westwind Road in Lincolnton, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

 The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Warlick Funeral home.

 Mr. Allen was born December 20, 1948, in Cleveland County, to the late Homer and Myrtle Allen Allen.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Bivens.  He worked in textiles.

 He is survived by his wife, Darlene Kester Allen of the home; four sons, Jonathan Allen, Teddy Allen, Jerry Allen, and Michael Kester, all of Lincolnton; two daughters, Tina Allen and Tammy Allen, both of Lincolnton; two brothers, Ricky Allen and Randy Allen, all of Lincolnton; a sister, Paulette Towery of Lincolnton; eleven grandchildren, Cameron Allen, Lucas Swink, Eric Swink, Katie Kester, Curtis Kester, Fantasia Allen, Sabastian Allen, Travis Allen, Tiara Allen, Gracie Swink, and Johnny Bivens; and three great-grandchildren.

 Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC  28207.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Allen family.

  Bonita Faye Hager

Bonita Faye Hager Warren, age 69, of Goodson Road in Maiden, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, after losing her courageous battle with cancer.  She was a beloved Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. 

 Her funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Byrd and Rev. Jim Mathews officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at the church.

 Mrs. Warren was born March 24, 1950, in Lincoln County, to the late Coley Eugene Hager and Gladys Goodson Hager.  She worked for Cronland Hardware and Cronland Lumber Company as the office manager and bookkeeper for 49 years. 

 She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Gary “Tun” Warren of the home; a son, Jeffrey Warren (Kelly) of Denver; a daughter, Jennifer Woodsby (Jason) of Denver; a brother, Terry Hager of Maiden; sisters, Daphine Laney of Maiden, and Joyce Manera of Charlotte; and seven grandchildren. 

 Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC  28092, or to Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church, 1360 Ivey Church Road, Maiden, NC  28650.

 Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Warren family.

 Diane Bruner Harwell

Diane Bruner Harwell, 71, of Hickory passed away October 15, 2019.

 A memorial service to celebrate Diane’s life will be held today at 4 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church in Hickory. The family will receive friends today from 3 to 3:45 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church.

 Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Harwell family.

 Mack Wylie Pace

Mack Wylie Pace, 79, of Lincolnton, passed away October 15, 2019.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. October 19, 2019, at Southside Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Pace family.

 Keith Hefner

Keith Hefner, 77, of Conover passed away October 16, 2019.

 A service to celebrate Keith’s life will be held October 19, 2019 at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Conover. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends October 19, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Hefner family.

 Margaret Taylor

Margaret Taylor, 89 of Sherrills Ford, NC passed away October 13, 2019.

Funeral Service is October 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Beulah United Methodist Church, Sherrills Ford  with burial to follow at Tuckers Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Iron Station . The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Taylor family.

 Jeffrey Leonard Shuford

Jeffrey Leonard Shuford, 48 of Waynesville, NC passed away October 12, 2019.

Funeral Service is October 19, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Providence Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow at Hollybrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.

Ebony & White’s Funeral Service is serving the Shuford family.

 Sheila Walls Asbury

Sheila Walls Asbury, 66, of Hickory passed away October 13, 2019.

 A graveside service to celebrate Shelia’s life will be held October 21, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Conover City Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service.

 Bennett Funeral Service of Conover is serving the Asbury family.

 Lillian “Bunny” Ainsley Stamback Hoover

Lillian “Bunny” Ainsley Stamback Hoover, 72 of Hickory passed away October 15, 2019.

 A Private Family View will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. October 21, 2019 at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held 11 a.m. October 21, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hickory, NC.

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

 Peggy Jean Chislom

Peggy Jean Chislom, 65 of Maiden passed away October 14, 2019.

 Visitation for family and friends will be from 1 – 2 p.m., October 19, 2019 at St. James AME Zion Church, in Maiden followed by the Funeral Service at 2 p.m.  Burial will follow funeral service in Maiden Rosenwald Cemetery. 

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the Chislom family.

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