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February 19, 2018

Reba Rippy Hoopaugh

Reba Rippy Hoopaugh

Charlotte, NC

Mrs. Hoopaugh, 91, devoted wife, and loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. Reba was born September 17, 1926 in Cleveland County, NC to the late E.E. and Victoria Rippy, one of seven children. She grew up and attended...

C. Eugene "Gene" Isenhour

C. Eugene "Gene" Isenhour

Concord, NC

Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Isenhour, Jr. passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at CHS-University Hospital. His funeral will be 2 PM Tuesday at First Baptist Church officiated by Rev. James Collier and Dr. Eugene Hunsinger. Burial will follow at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens. The...

Samuel Edward Penegar

Samuel Edward Penegar

Salisbury, Nc

Samuel Edward Penegar, 84 of Salisbury and Atlantic Beach passed away Wednesday (February 14, 2018) at the North Carolina State Veterans Home. Born April 27, 1933 in Monroe, he was the son of the late James Postelle Penegar and Mary Bright Secrest Penegar. Mr. Penegar...

February 18, 2018

Thomas Austin "Tom" Brewer

Thomas Austin "Tom" Brewer

Cheraw, NC

Thomas Austin Brewer, Jr., 86, died Thursday, February 15, 2018. A celebration of life will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC. Memorials to: Cheraw High School, Tom Brewer Memorial Fund, 649 Chesterfield Highway, Cheraw, SC...

Harold Windell Davis

Harold Windell Davis

Gaffney, SC

Harold Windell Davis, 79, 1147 Champion Ferry Rd. Gaffney, SC, passed away February 16, 2018 at home. The family will receive friends Monday, February 19, 2018, from 1-2:00 PM, at Fairview Baptist Church, Gaffney, SC. A Celebration Of Life Service will begin at 2:00 PM.

Ralph Lee England

Ralph Lee England

Charlotte, NC

Ralph Lee England, age 93, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born on December 1, 1924 in Charlotte, NC to the late Roy and Ruth England. Mr. England was a proud WWII Veteran where he served in the Army. He retired from Harris Teeter as a Fleet Maintenance...

Robert Dean Featherston

Robert Dean Featherston

Spencer, NC

Robert Dean Featherston died February 9, 2018, at the W.G. Hefner VA Hospice House of Salisbury. He was born in Cramerton, NC, on February 19, 1937, to Robert and Lois Featherstone. Mr. Featherston graduated from Duke University in 1959. He then attended Army Language School...

Esther Tomlinson Hartman

Esther Tomlinson Hartman

Stanley, NC

Esther Tomlinson Hartman was welcomed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on February 14, 2018. She was born on February 25, 1920, the second of six children. Mrs. Hartman was an employee of Belk store services for 42 years. She met and married Jack, the love of her...

Lallah Brown Watts Heath

Lallah Brown Watts Heath

Atlanta, NC

Lallah Brown Watts Heath, 95, a resident of Park Springs Retirement Community in Stone Mountain, GA (Greater Atlanta), died peacefully on February 14, 2018. Mrs. Heath was born on October 14, 1922, in Greenville, N. C., the daughter of The Reverend Lawrence Adams Watts and...

David Lawrence Hunt

David Lawrence Hunt

Fort Mill, Sc

David Lawrence Hunt, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018, with visitation immediately following at Palmetto Funeral Home Chapel. For a full obituary, please see Palmetto Funeral Home's...

Louise Humphrey Hutchinson

Louise Humphrey Hutchinson

Charlotte, NC

Louise Humphrey Hutchinson of Charlotte, NC passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. She was 89. She is survived by her children, Linda Hutchinson (husband Stephen Stoeckel), Elizabeth Link (husband Henry Link), and Gerald Hutchinson...

Theodora P. Jackson

Theodora P. Jackson

Charlotte, NC

Theodora Pendergrass Jackson, lovingly known as "Thee", was born on January 24th, 1938 in Sharon, S.C. to the late Estelle and Mattie Sanders Pendergrass. God through His divine wisdom, saw fit to call her home on Wednesday morning February 14th, 2018 after a very brief...

Ethel Sustar Stegall (Helms)

Ethel Sustar Stegall (Helms)

Indian Trail, NC

Ethel Helms Sustar Stegall, 97, of Monroe passed away on February 16, 2018. A lifelong resident of Union County, she was very involved at Sardis Baptist Church teaching Sunday School and playing the piano and organ. Ethel loved to work in the yard and was proud of her garden;...

Linda Sue Stephens

Linda Sue Stephens

Charlotte, NC

Linda Sue Stephens, daughter of Claybourne and Irene Patton Stephens, was born October 10, 1937 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky and entered her eternal heavenly home after a brief illness on February 1, 2018. Linda was an educator for over 30 years. She was a Guidance Counselor at...

Jerry L. Swegan

Jerry L. Swegan

Charlotte, NC

There will be a celebration of Jerry Swegan's life on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Sara's YMCA, 15940 Brixham Hill Ave., Charlotte, NC 28277 (inside Ballantyne Corporate Park), from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Wear your favorite sport team shirt or hat, or the color green.

Julia Biggs "Judy" Wiley

Julia Biggs "Judy" Wiley

Charlotte, NC

Julia (Judy) Biggs Wiley, 94, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Lake Park Nursing and Rehab Center in Indian Trail, NC. She is preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Bill V. Wiley, Jr., and their son, Vernon Wiley, III. Mrs. Wiley was formerly a member of...

William Clarence Wilson

William Clarence Wilson

Charlotte, NC

William Clarence "Bill" Wilson, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday February 11, 2018. He was born on May 19, 1941 in Athens, GA to the late Sam and India Brown Wilson. Growing up he attended Columbus High school in Columbus, Georgia. In college, he played football...

February 17, 2018

Eugene Bolton

Eugene Bolton

Charlotte, NC

Eugene Pressley Bolton CHARLOTTE - Eugene Pressley Bolton born September 22, 1949, passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at the age of 68. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2018, at Forest Lawn West Cemetery located at 4601 Freedom Dr.,...

St. Mildred S. Brown

St. Mildred S. Brown

Charlotte, NC

St. Mildred S. Brown age 85 of Charlotte passed away on February 10, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held 12pm, visitation 11am Saturday, February 17, 2018 at United House of Prayer-Charlotte #2 2526 Statesville Ave. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/W.L. Truesdale Memorial...

Myrtle J. Forbes

Myrtle J. Forbes

Charlotte, NC

Myrtle J. Forbes, 79, of Charlotte died Friday, February 16, 2018 at Saturn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Charlotte. A native if Kelso, WA, Mrs. Forbes was born on April 27, 1938. She retired from Hidden Valley Elementary School after 33 years of service. Mrs. Forbes...

Isaiah Michael Schettler

Isaiah Michael Schettler

Cornelius, NC

Isaiah Michael Schettler, 17, of Cornelius, NC passed away February 12, 2018 surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home at 16901 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. The family will...

February 16, 2018

Sharon Broeils

Sharon Broeils

Charlotte, TN

Sharon LaRue Reynolds Broeils CHARLOTTE - Sharon LaRue Reynolds Broeils, age 67, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Charlotte, North Carolina and Savannah, Georgia passed away Saturday evening, January 27, 2018. Sharon was born in Lakeland, Florida on June 29, 1950. She grew...

Richard Perry Davis

Richard Perry Davis

Charlotte, NC

Richard Perry Davis, 80, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy. He was born in Charlotte, NC, on the 5th of August, 1937. He was one of two children born to the late Russell "Red" Davis and Grace Robinson Davis. He...

St. Cardelia M. Jones

St. Cardelia M. Jones

Charlotte, NC

St. Cardelia M. Jones age 66 of Charlotte passed away on February 3, 2018. Home Going services will be held 12pm, visitation 11am Saturday at United House of Prayer-Motherhouse 2321 Beatties Ford Rd. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641...

Charlotte Baker McGinnis

Charlotte Baker McGinnis

Mount Holly, NC

Charlotte Baker McGinnis passed away Wednesday, February 14 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia. She was born in Dunn, NC to the late Betty McAlister Baker and Billy Baker. Survivors left to cherish her memory include her husband Dale; a son Michael Wayne McGinnis;...

Dominick Earl "Nick" Mitchell Sr.

Dominick Earl "Nick" Mitchell Sr.

Charlotte, NC

Dominick Earl Mitchell departed this life on February 6 at CHS-Northeast, Concord, NC. He is survived by his wife, Shante Guy-Mitchell. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 17th at New Shiloh Baptist Church at 1:30p. Visitation will be from 1-130p. Kings Funeral...

David Alexander Morris

David Alexander Morris

Matthews, NC

David Alexander Morris, age 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. He was born on July 1, 1940 in Charlotte, NC to the late Milton and Ruth Morris. Mr. Morris enjoyed farming. He was a dairy farmer for most of his life. In his later years, he worked in a...

Lisa Richardson Oxidine

Lisa Richardson Oxidine

Mooresville, NC

Lisa Richardson Oxidine, 51 of Mooresville, NC passed away February 13th, 2018 surrounded by her family. A native of Longmont Colorado, her family relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1975 where she graduated from North Mecklenburg High School. Shortly after graduation she married...

Haywood Smith

Haywood Smith

Charlotte, NC

Mr. Haywood Smith, 83 of Charlotte NC, passed away on Friday February 09, 2018 at Carolina Continued Care. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Burial will follow at...

February 15, 2018

Larry Reid Brafford

Larry Reid Brafford

Charlotte, NC

Larry Reid Brafford, 80, of Charlotte, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at his home. He was born in Mecklenburg County to the late Cyrus Brand and Margie Deese Brafford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Bland Ashley Brafford, and a son David...

Caroline Scott Comly

Caroline Scott Comly

Charlotte, NC

Caroline Scott Comly passed to our Lord peacefully in the early hours of February 10th in the arms of her loving parents, Ginny and John Comly. To the great joy of her mom, dad, big brother Robert and big sister Katherine, our precious Caroline was born on January 30th. She...

Michael R. Goepp

Michael R. Goepp

Charlotte, NC

Michael R. Goepp passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the age of 28. Michael is preceded in death by his two grandfathers Arthur Goepp and Richard Kolb. He is survived by his parents Dan and Karin Goepp and his siblings Kate and Kevin Goepp. Michael is also survived by...

Donald Earl Johnson

Donald Earl Johnson

Charlotte, NC

Donald Earl Johnson, 76, passed away February 13, 2018 at his home. He was born June 21, 1941 to the late Lee Olin Johnson, Sr. and Leona Elizabeth Cabe Johnson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Louise Johnson; daughter, Laura Johnson Cox; grandchildren, Mark...

Stephen Koloditch

Stephen Koloditch

Charlotte, NC

Steve Koloditch, 69, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully at home Monday, February 12, 2018, after fighting cancer for five and half years. Steve was a son of the late Peter and Mary Stella Koloditch. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Connie; son, Michael Koloditch...

Betty Jean Lee (Bornt)

Betty Jean Lee (Bornt)

Concord, NC

Betty Jean Lee, 90, of Concord, NC, died Feb 13, 2018, at First Assembly Living Center in Concord. Visitation will begin at noon on Friday, Feb 16, at the funeral home with services to follow at 1 PM. Lowe-Neddo Funeral Home, 4715 Margaret Wallace Road, Matthews, NC privileged...

Pamela Parrish Miller

Pamela Parrish Miller

Charlotte, NC

Pamela Parrish Miller, 70, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Friday, the 9th of February at her residence surrounded by her family. One of three children, she was born the 15th of April 1947 in Greensboro, NC, to the late Howard Milton Parrish and Hazel Marie Parrish. Pam was a...

Rosie Mae Morgan

Rosie Mae Morgan

Charlotte, NC

Rosie Mae Morgan, age 81, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at The First Church of God in Concord, NC at 12:00pm. Visitation will start at 11:00am. Alexander Funeral Home is serving the family.

Marcelle Bolick Reid

Marcelle Bolick Reid

Huntersville, NC

Ella Marcelle Bolick Reid was born 19 July 1930, the second daughter of Ethel Estelle Shumaker and William Oscar Bolick. She was born in Iredell County. Marcelle attended Southside Baptist Church and graduated from Mooresville Hill School. She married Harold "Dick" Taylor Reid...

February 14, 2018

Charles Lawrence Edwards

Charles Lawrence Edwards

Charlotte, NC

Charles (Chuck) Lawrence Edwards, 77, of Charlotte, NC/Titusville, FL, went to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully in his home on Thursday morning February 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Charlotte, NC, Chuck was the son of the late Marie and Clemon...

Micheal Harrison Foran

Micheal Harrison Foran

Charlotte, NC

Micheal Harrison Foran, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Harrison was born on January 24, 1987 in Charlotte, NC. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM with funeral services beginning at 2:00PM at...

Carol A. Frank

Carol A. Frank

Mooresville, NC

Carol A. Frank, 74, passed away on February 8, 2018. She was born in Lebanon, PA on March 10, 1943 to the late Robert and Josephine Frank. She moved to North Miami, FL with family in 1953. Carol graduated from North Miami Senior High School in 1961, Jackson Memorial Hospital...

Nell G. Harkleroad

Nell G. Harkleroad

Swannanoa, NC

On February 11, 2018 Mom ascended into Heaven to walk through those gates of pearl after a brief stay at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, NC. At her side during her passing was her son. She left this life in a most peaceful manner. Nell was born in Hot Springs, NC on...

Theodore Glenn Hartsock

Theodore Glenn Hartsock

Charlotte, NC

Theodore Glenn Hartsock, Jr., age 83, departed this life on February 12, 2018 to be with his Lord and Savior after a long battle with declining health. Ted was born on April 30, 1934 in Bluefield, WV to Theodore Glenn Hartsock and Margaret Watson Hartsock. Ted attended Beaver...

Betty Zane Hatfield (Robinette)

Betty Zane Hatfield (Robinette)

York, SC

Betty Robinette Hatfield, age 88, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Visitation will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 17, 2018, with the Funeral Service immediately following at 2:00 PM at Palmetto Funeral Home Chapel. A full obituary may be seen at Palmetto's...

Charles O'Neal "Red" Humphries

Charles O'Neal "Red" Humphries

Forest City, NC

Mr. Charles "Red" O'Neal Humphries of Cliffside 85, born April 19, 1932 in Cliffside, died February 12, 2018. He was the son of the late Lassie Humphries and Pauline Addington Humphries. He was retired from Duke Power Company. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded...

Published in Charlotte Observer on Feb. 14, 2018.

Claire Ann Kammerer (Sterzinger)

Claire Ann Kammerer (Sterzinger)

Fort Mill, SC

Claire A. Kammerer (Sterzinger), 76, of Fort Mill, SC, passed away at her home on February 11, 2018 from complications of amyloidosis. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 9, 1941 to the late Fred and Martha Sterzinger. She is survived by her loving spouse of 55 years,...

Amy Lee Lanier (Rankin)

Amy Lee Lanier (Rankin)

Charlotte, NC

Mrs. Amy Lanier 92 , of Charlotte, NC. passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. at Peak Resources Nursing and Rehab. Funeral service will be held Thursday February 15, 2018 at First Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am and the service will follow at 12:00...

Thomas Andrew Malchesky Sr.

Thomas Andrew Malchesky Sr.

Albemarle, NC

Thomas Andrew Malchesky, Sr., age 69, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. Mr. Malchesky is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara (Plummer) Malchesky; children, Tommy, Tina, Jason (Jennifer) and Jeff (Geisha); grandchildren, Nikolas, Logan, Triston, Bryce, Hayden,...

Melody J. Nivens

Melody J. Nivens

Indian Trail, NC

Melody J. Nivens, 58, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at Novant Hospital after an extended illness. Melody was born March 18, 1959 in Honolulu, Hawaii to David and Lois (deceased) Nivens. She was the oldest of three children. Melody is survived by her father, David;...

Annette Louise Quale

Annette Louise Quale

Matthews, NC

Annette Louise Quale was born on September 28, 1951 to John Roy Quale and Bonnie Ruth Grant Quale, in Lynwood, California. Annette went to be with the Lord on February 9, 2018. She was surrounded by church friends and family. She was preceded in death by her brother Mark....

John Gardiner Richards Roddey

John Gardiner Richards Roddey

Kiawah Island, NC

Colonel John Gardiner Richards Roddey, United States Air Force Retired, died in Charleston, SC on Sunday, February 11, 2018 the day before his 81st birthday. His devoted wife of 56 years, Gail Roddey, was at his side. Richards was born in Rock Hill, SC to John and Jean...

Elizabeth Oehler Westmoreland

Elizabeth Oehler Westmoreland

Huntersville, NC

Elizabeth Oehler Westmoreland passed away peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Capital Nursing Home in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was a loving wife, mother grandmother and friend to many. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ellen Mauney (Paul) and Dorothy...

February 13, 2018

Joshua Matthew Ayers

Joshua Matthew Ayers

Huntersville, NC

Joshua Matthew Ayers, of Huntersville, NC passed away February 11, 2018. Joshua lived life to the fullest, loved his family and friends and lived to lift up and encourage others. Joshua loved all music along with the Carolina Panthers. A visitation will be held on Thursday,...

Mary Gaynell Edwards

Mary Gaynell Edwards

Mint Hill, NC

Mary Gaynell Edwards, age 81, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. She was born on July 15, 1936 in Huntersville, NC to the late R.L. and Annie Hight. Mrs. Edwards is survived by her husband of 61 years, James T. Edwards; children, Kim Edwards (Dot), Kevin Edwards...

Frances Reid Lambert (King)

Frances Reid Lambert (King)

Charlotte, NC

Frances King Lambert, 88, passed on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Frances is survived by one son, Gary Lambert, four brothers, Jim King, Sam King, Bobby King and Charlie King all of Charlotte, North Carolina. A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 14,...

Thomas Edward McDonald

Thomas Edward McDonald

Clover, NC

Thomas Edward McDonald Born on April 19, 1937. He is pre-deceased by his wife of 59 years, Nancy Stone McDonald, with whom he has two daughters Katherine (Eric) Hinson and Georganna (Hobie) Walker. He has four grandchildren Thomas (Bryanne) Hinson, Kate Hinson, Mac Walker,...

Steven "Steve" Minderlein

Steven "Steve" Minderlein

Concord, NC

Mr. Steven "Steve" Gerard Minderlein, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The family will hold a private Memorial Service at a later date. Mr. Minderlein was born on August 2, 1950 in Baltimore, MD to the late Gerard A. and Ruth Thelma Adams...

Robert Eugene Slough

Robert Eugene Slough

Rock Hill, SC

Robert Eugene Slough of Rock Hill, SC, retired Vice President of Public Relations of Springs Industries, died February 10, 2018 at Westminster Health Rehabilitation Center. He was 86. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on February 13, 2018 at First Associate Reformed...

February 12, 2018

William Edward Chidester

William Edward Chidester

Charlotte, NC

William Edward Chidester, age 81, of Charlotte passed away February 7, 2018. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 17, at Harvest Church, Pastor Tom Chidester officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm at the church....

Gwendolyn Rowell Gwyn

Gwendolyn Rowell Gwyn

Charlotte, NC

Mrs. Gwyn, age 65, of Charlotte, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. Born February 4, 1953 in Marshville, she was a daughter of Patsy Mullis Rowell Batchelor and the late Ray Gene Rowell. A homemaker, she was a dedicated wife and loving...

Betty Workman Meyers

Betty Workman Meyers

Cornelius, NC

Betty Workman Meyers, 85, died February 10, 2018. She was born on November 23, 1932 to the late Hobert and Lucille Workman. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill and brother Robert. Survivors include her sons, Danny (Jennifer) of Cornelius and David of Mooresville;...

Grover Cleveland "G.C." Odom Jr.

Grover Cleveland "G.C." Odom Jr.

Gibson, NC

Grover Cleveland "G.C." Odom, Jr., age 97 of Gibson, NC passed away at his home on Friday, February 9, 2018. A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Gibson United Methodist Church. A private interment will be at a later date. The family...

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