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Mrs. Suzanne Chasteen Martin, age 78, died Friday June 22, 2018 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Shelby, North Carolina, where she had been residing for the past three years. Born in Enville, Oklahoma,...
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Published online on June 23, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
Roy R. Grier, age 67, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his home.  Roy was born in Cleveland County on April 16, 1951 to the late Lilly Mae Grier Beaty.  Roy was a member of Lattimore Baptist Church and served...
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Published online on June 18, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
SHELBY - Roy R. Grier, age 67, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his home. Roy was born in Cleveland County on April 16, 1951 to the late Lilly Mae Grier Beaty. Roy was a member of Lattimore Baptist Church and served on...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 20, 2018
Wanda Joann Saxon originally from Washington County TN, made her home in Shelby, NC, passed away Sunday June 17, 2018. Joann was a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church, member of Daughters of American...
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Published online on June 17, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
SHELBY - Wanda Joann Saxon originally from Washington County, Tenn., made her home in Shelby, passed away Sunday June 17, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Allie and Ottie Croyle. Funeral service will be held on...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 19, 2018
Randall Davis, age 80, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Carolinas HealthCare System-Cleveland. Born in Rutherford County July 29, 1937 he was the son of the late James Marion “Jack” Davis Melmer Monteith...
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Published online on June 18, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
SHELBY - Randall Davis, age 80, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Carolinas HealthCare System-Cleveland. Born in Rutherford County July 29, 1937 he was the son of the late James Marion "Jack" Davis Melmer Monteith Davis. ...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 19, 2018
Frances Flack Phillips, formerly of Shelby, age 93, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Fayetteville.  Frances was born on February 28, 1925 in Rutherford County to the late John Flack and Melinda Koon...
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Published online on June 15, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
Frances Phillips
1925 - 2018
FAYETTEVILLE - Frances Flack Phillips, age 93, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Fayetteville, NC. She is survived by one son, John Phillips of Sevierville, TN, two daughters Jackie Poston of Hendersonville, NC and Susan...
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Published in Fayetteville Observer on June 16, 2018
Frances Phillips
1925 - 2018
FAYETTEVILLE - Frances Flack Phillips, formerly of Shelby, age 93, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Fayetteville. Frances was born on Feb. 28, 1925 in Rutherford County to the late John Flack and Melinda Koon Flack. A...
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Published in Gaston Gazette on June 16, 2018
Frances Phillips
1925 - 2018
FAYETTEVILLE - Frances Flack Phillips, formerly of Shelby, age 93, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Fayetteville. Frances was born on February 28, 1925 in Rutherford County to the late John Flack and Melinda Koon Flack....
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Published in Shelby Star on June 16, 2018
Arthur Poulos, age 92, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Carolinas Healthcare Cleveland. Born in Essex County Massachusetts on May 12, 1926, he was the son of the late Michael and Olga Marioles Poulos. Arthur served in...
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Published online on June 15, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
George Turner Cabaniss Jr., age 82, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home. Born in Cleveland County on January 15, 1936 he was the son of the late George Turner and Georgia Bryte Beam Cabaniss. George was a...
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Published online on June 13, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
SHELBY - George Turner Cabaniss Jr., age 82, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his home. Born in Cleveland County on January 15, 1936 he was the son of the late George Turner and Georgia Bryte Beam Cabaniss. George was...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 14, 2018
Roy Donald “Donnie” Griffin, age 56, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at his home in Kings Mountain. Born in Mecklenburg County on April 22, 1962, he was the son of the late Charles Donald Griffin and Dorothy...
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Published online on June 12, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
KINGS MOUNTAIN - Roy Donald "Donnie" Griffin, age 56, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at his home in Kings Mountain. Born in Mecklenburg County on April 22, 1962, he was the son of the late Charles Donald Griffin and Dorothy...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 13, 2018
Charles H. Rankin, age 81, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at White Oak Manor Shelby. Born in Gaston County on December 7, 1936, he was the son of the late James F. Rankin and Rosa Lee Hope...
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Published online on June 9, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
Shelby-- Charles H. Rankin, age 81, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at White Oak Manor Shelby. Born in Gaston County on December 7, 1936, he was the son of the late James F. Rankin and Rosa Lee Hope Rankin. Charles served...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 11, 2018
Sudie Mae Dixon Fortenberry, age 97, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Carillon Assisted Living in Shelby. Born in Cleveland County on April 8, 1921 she was the daughter of the late William Ernest Dixon and Dessie...
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Published online on June 7, 2018 courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory.
GROVER - Sudie Mae Dixon Fortenberry, age 97, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Carillon Assisted Living in Shelby. Born in Cleveland County on April 8, 1921 she was the daughter of the late William Ernest Dixon and...
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Published in Gaston Gazette on June 8, 2018
GROVER - Sudie Mae Dixon Fortenberry, age 97, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Carillon Assisted Living in Shelby. Born in Cleveland County on April 8, 1921 she was the daughter of the late William Ernest Dixon and...
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Published in Shelby Star on June 8, 2018
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Average Regional Funeral Costs
Basic service fees$2,080
Transfer of remains$300
Embalming$700
Other Preparations$200
Viewing$400
Funeral ceremony$475
Burial Casket$2,353
Total Estimated Cost$6,508
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Upcoming Funeral Services
Celebration of Life - Sunday June 24, 2018
Visitation - Friday July 6, 2018