Johnnie Canipe

CHERRYVILLE - Mr. Johnnie Maynard Canipe, 84 of 107 Woodvale Drive, passed away May 17, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center - Lincoln.

Born Aug. 18, 1928, in Gaston County, he was a son of the late Andrew C. Canipe and Lucille Jones Canipe.

He was retired from La-Z-Boy of Lincolnton and was a member of Missionary Methodist Church of Cherryville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include nephews and nieces, Ben Rutherford and wife, Diann, Alan Rutherford and wife, Donna, Michelle Odum and husband, Mi-chael, Teresa Taylor and husband, Jason, Billy Reynolds, David Brown and wife, Revonda, and Jim Brown and wife, Rita; five great-nieces; and three great-nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Missionary Methodist Church in Cherryville with the Rev. Bobby Holtsclaw officiating.

Burial will be at City Memorial City in Cherryville.

Memorials may be made to Shriner's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C., 29605.

A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home of Cherryville is in charge of the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home - Cherryville
405 N. Dixie Street PO Box 427  Cherryville , NC 28021

Published in Gaston Gazette from May 18 to May 19, 2013