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August 21, 2019

Tommy Austin Berry

Tommy Austin Berry

Stallings, North Carolina

Mr. Tommy Austin Berry, 83, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Novant Hospital in Matthews. Visitation will be held from 1:00PM until 1:50PM with services beginning at 2:00PM on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Stallings United Methodist Church with Military Honors. For a...

James William Corbett Jr.

James William Corbett Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

James William Corbett, Jr., 71, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 in Charlotte, NC after a long, courageous battle with brain cancer. Jim was born on March 23, 1948 to the late James W. and Frances S. Corbett from Greenville, SC, and graduated from Greenville High School in...

Catherine Louise Cowan

Catherine Louise Cowan

Mount Mourne, North Carolina

Catherine Louise Cowan, 97, of Mt. Mourne, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at Autumn Care of Cornelius. Born May 19, 1922, in Iredell County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse McNeely Cowan and Catherine Gouger Cowan. Catherine lived in the house where she was born...

Janice "Jan" Elder (Robbins)

Janice "Jan" Elder (Robbins)

Boone, North Carolina

Janice Irene Robbins Elder was born in 1941, the daughter of Grover C. Robbins, Jr. and Lavader "Pat" Rainey, in Lenoir, NC. Jan went on to culture a big personality with a rich life that she tended to live to her fullest. A true child of old Blowing Rock, she and her brother,...

David Joseph Foppiano Jr.

David Joseph Foppiano Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

David J. Foppiano, Jr. 91 of Charlotte, passed away Sunday, August 18th. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 11 AM at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte. Inurnment will be in the St. Gabriel Columbarium immediately...

Henry H. Safrit

Henry H. Safrit

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Safrit, 95 of Charlotte, NC passed away on August 19, 2019. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Rd. Charlotte, NC 28212. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM in...

Aiesha Shantel Summers

Aiesha Shantel Summers

Charlotte, North Carolina

Celebration of Life for Aiesha Summers will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019 at A.E. Grier & Sons Chapel, 2310 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte at 12:30 pm with a visitation prior to service at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens. 704.377.4243...

Frances Tucker (Jones)

Frances Tucker (Jones)

Mt. Croghan, South Carolina

Mrs. Frances Jones Tucker, age 76, entered into rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 24, 2019 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Irvin Reynolds with burial to follow in the Fairview Baptist Church...

August 20, 2019

Mattie Ruth Bentley (Philyaw)

Mattie Ruth Bentley (Philyaw)

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mattie Ruth Bentley, 86, passed away Saturday morning, August 17, 2019. An avid gardener, Mattie was born in Lenoir, NC on April 12, 1933, the daughter of the late Lewis and Beatrice Philyaw. Survivors include her children, Gloria Bentley of Charlotte, Jonathan Bentley and...

Johnnie Lee Huntley

Johnnie Lee Huntley

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Johnnie Lee Huntley age 53 passed on Friday August 9,2019. A Celebration of Life will be held 1pm, quiet hour 12 noon Wednesday at Rosadale Funeral Parlor(Chapel). Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central Ave. is serving the family....

Gerald Allen "Jerry" Lown

Gerald Allen "Jerry" Lown

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Gerald "Jerry" Allen Lown, 83, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at his home. Jerry was the founder of Office Supply Services in Charlotte, NC. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Barbara Ann Lown; daughters, Kimberly Cassell (Scott), Lisa Anderson (Bobby)...

August 19, 2019

Mary Caroline Blanton

Mary Caroline Blanton

Charlotte, North Carolina

Caroline, beloved daughter, sister, and aunt, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019. The daughter of Lennis Blanton Fuller and the late Jack Nevins Blanton, Caroline was born November 6, 1969 at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. She was born with spina bifida and had too many...

Calvin Leon Henderson

Calvin Leon Henderson

Charlotte, North Carolina

Services for Mr. Calvin Henderson will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Parkwood Institutional CME Church, 802 Tom Hunter Rd. at 1pm with a visitation prior at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.Aegriersonsfcc.com

Yvonne McIlwain Leake

Yvonne McIlwain Leake

Charlotte, North Carolina

Ms. Yvonne McIlwain Leake, 80 of Charlotte, passed away on August 8, 2019 at Atrium Health-Pineville. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Greater Providence Baptist Church. Visitation from 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Grier Funeral Service, 115...

Genita LeBleu Raeker

Genita LeBleu Raeker

Charlotte, North Carolina

Genita LeBleu Raeker passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, at the age of 88. She is survived by 2 siblings: her brother Paul LeBleu of Florida and sister Gwendolyn LeBleu of Texas. She is also survived by 4 sons: David (Susan), John, Steve (Laurie), and Chris, along with 3...

Vernita D. Truesdale-Sadler

Vernita D. Truesdale-Sadler

Clt, North Carolina

Mrs. Vernita D. Truesdale-Sadler age 56 passed on Wednesday August 14, 2019. Home going service will be held 7:30pm, visitation 7pm Tuesday at United House of Prayer-Charlotte #2 2526 Statesville Ave. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641...

August 18, 2019

Jasper Newton Bridges Jr.

Jasper Newton Bridges Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Jasper Newton Bridges Jr, age 91, of Charlotte, NC died August 14, 2019. There will be a visitation Monday, August 19, 2019 from 6pm-8pm at Hankins and Whittington Funeral Service 1111 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203. Funeral Service will be Tuesday August 20, 2019 at 10am in...

Josephine Jones

Josephine Jones

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mrs. Josephine Jones, 87, passed away on August 14, 2019. Funeral Services for Josephine will be Monday August 19, 2019 at New Unity AME Zion Church 7704 Providence Rd. S, Waxhaw NC 28173. Visitation is at 12:00pm; with funeral sarting at 1:00pm. Services entrusted to King's...

Wayne Ellis "Coach Lloyd" Lloyd

Wayne Ellis "Coach Lloyd" Lloyd

Charlotte, North Carolina

Wayne Ellis Lloyd died in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The son of Ina Dawson Lloyd and William David Lloyd, he was born in South Boston, VA on February 17, 1942. He graduated from Halifax County High School in 1960 where he was a member of the conference champion...

Eric Barry Webster

Eric Barry Webster

Pineville, North Carolina

Eric, 74, passed away on August 15, 2019. Mr. Webster was born in Portland, Oregon on March 24, 1945 son of Dorcas Webster and the late Jack Asbury Webster. He graduated from Grainger H.S. in 1963. Earned Eagle Scout award. Retired from fire protection business as a Fire...

August 17, 2019

Michael Bernard Adams

Michael Bernard Adams

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Michael B. Adams age 33 passed on August 11, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held 1pm, quiet will be hour 12 noon Monday at New Shiloh Baptist Church B2600 Elmin Street Charlotte, NC 28208. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central...

Donna Lee Bresina

Donna Lee Bresina

Matthews, New Jersey

Donna Lee Bresina, 65, of Matthews, NC, passed away on August 13, 2019 in her home surrounded by family. Donna was born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 2, 1953. She attended Hawthorne High School in New Jersey. Donna married Stephen Anthony Bresina on March 19, 1975 in...

Mattie Porter Caldwell

Mattie Porter Caldwell

Charlotte, North Carolina

1926-2019 was born in Fort Mill, SC. She is the widow of Melvin Caldwell, Jr.She retired from the US Postal Service in 1989.She is a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and numerous other civic and fraternal organizations.Left to cherish fond memories Carolyn C. Gibson (Joseph...

August 16, 2019

Tracy Charles Barrett

Tracy Charles Barrett

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Tracy C. Barrett, of Charlotte. passed away Thursday, August 8,2019 at Novant Health Main. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 17,2019 at Statesville Ave. Presbyterian Church. Visitation will begin at 11:30 am and the service will follow at 12:30pm. Interment...

Robert Pleasant "Bob" Brown Jr.

Robert Pleasant "Bob" Brown Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Robert Pleasant Brown, Jr., 91, of Charlotte, NC, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, the 13th of August 2019. Bob, as he was known, was born on the 15th of July 1928 in Charlotte, NC to the late Robert Pleasant Brown, Sr and Blanch Spratt Brown. He graduated from Central High...

Mattie Porter Caldwell

Mattie Porter Caldwell

Charlotte, North Carolina

1926-2019 was born in Fort Mill, SC.She is the widow of Melvin Caldwell, Jr. Mattie was educated in the Charlotte Grade School System; Barber Scotia College; Johnson C.Smith University and did extended work at Howard University. Mattie retired from the US Postal Service in...

Joseph Greene Jr.

Joseph Greene Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Joseph Greene, age 77, of 10103 Trailmoor Rd. Charlotte peacefully transitioned on August 5, 2019 . A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11am at Mt. Zion Restoration Church in Gastonia, NC. Please visit www.genesisfuneralservices.com to view full...

Velma Sherrill Hafer

Velma Sherrill Hafer

Hoover, Al

Velma Sherrill Hafer, 95, of Hoover, AL, formerly of Hickory, passed away after an extended illness on Monday, August 12, 2019. The ninth and youngest child of the late John "J.D." and Martha Sherrill, she was born on the farm in the Grace Chapel area of Caldwell County, NC. A...

Tyrone L. Jenkins

Tyrone L. Jenkins

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Tyrone L. Jenkins age 77 passed away on August 3, 2019.A viewing will be held 6-8pm,Saturday at Rosadale Funeral Parlor Chapel.Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central Ave. is serving the family. "A Service of Beauty"

Rosa Mae Leung

Rosa Mae Leung

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mrs. Rosa Mae Leung age 70 passed on August 9,2019. A Celebration of Life will be held 3pm, Sunday at New Waves of Joy 4739 E. WT Harris Blvd. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central Ave. is serving the family. "A Service of Beauty

Jean Lynn (Jones)

Jean Lynn (Jones)

Clover, South Carolina

Jean Lynn, 86, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville. A memorial service will be at 1:00 PM Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in York with Brother Thomas Callahan officiating. Burial will be at Lakeview...

John Monroe Nussman Sr.

John Monroe Nussman Sr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

John Monroe Nussman, 87, of Charlotte, passed away at his home Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Mr. Nussman was born March 14, 1932 in Cabarrus County, the son of the late Love and Geneva Nussman. He was raised in the Concord area and in 1953 he married Patsy Sue Mitchem. He was...

Nickolaos D. Polyzos

Nickolaos D. Polyzos

Charlotte, North Carolina

Nickolaos D. Polyzos, 68, died Thursday, August 14, 2019. He was born in Charlotte, the son of the late Demetrios and Katina Polyzos. He was a graduate of Myers Park High School and UNC Charlotte. He retired from Goodyear Auto Service after a thirty-three year career. Nick was...

Robert L. Roe

Robert L. Roe

Charlotte, North Carolina

Bob Roe, age 87, passed away at home on August 9, 2019. A Korean War Air Force veteran and retired IBM engineer. Bob leaves behind his wife Lori; daughters Katherine Merriam, Susan and Elizabeth Roe; step-sons Bryan and Robert (Margot) Benjamin; and granddaughter Mary Austen...

Gertie Mae Blakeney Rose

Gertie Mae Blakeney Rose

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mrs. Gertie Mae Blakeney Rose of Charlotte, died August 10, 2019. Funeral Services are being held at 10:30am at Parkwood Institutional CME Church on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Visitation is 10:00am prior to the service at the church. Interment is at Beatties Ford Memorial...

Quanterrius D. Stafford

Quanterrius D. Stafford

Charlotte, North Carolina

Quanterrius D. Stafford age 16 passed away on August 9, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held 12pm, quiet hour 11am Saturday at St. Paul Baptist Church 1401 N. Allen Street. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central Ave. is serving the...

August 15, 2019

Catherine Burris (Crump)

Catherine Burris (Crump)

Charlotte, North Carolina

Catherine Crump Burris, 83, 7001 Ludwig Drive, Charlotte died August 10, 2019 at home. Daughter of the late Walter Crump and Flossie Mable Anna Scott Crump. The funeral service will be Saturday, August 17, 2019 at New Shiloh Baptist Church, Charlotte at 1:00 pm. The family...

Annie "Lois" Clark

Annie "Lois" Clark

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mrs. Annie Clark passed away on August 11, 2019. Funeral services for Annie will be Friday August 16, 2019 at the King's Funeral Home Chapel 4000 Beatties Ford Rd. Charlotte NC 28216. Visitation will be at 12:00; with funeral starting at 1:00. Services entrusted to King's...

John Emerson "Ed" Edwards

John Emerson "Ed" Edwards

Belmont, North Carolina

John Emerson (Ed) Edwards, age 89, of Belmont, NC formerly of Charlotte, died August 11, 2019 at Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas, NC. Services to celebrate his life will begin at 11:00 Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Forest Lawn West Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will...

Wallace Earl Fowler Jr.

Wallace Earl Fowler Jr.

Mooresville, North Carolina

Wallace "Earl" Fowler, Jr, 84, of Mooresville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. Earl was born on November 3, 1934 in Durham, NC, to the late Wallace Earl Fowler and Blanche Jones Fowler. In addition to his parents,...

Sherry Thomas Hinton

Sherry Thomas Hinton

Matthews, North Carolina

Sherry Thomas Hinton of Matthews, NC passed away on August 9, 2019 at the age of 65. She was in the company of her loving family. Born March 30, 1954 in Newton NJ, she was the daughter of Archie Alexander Thomas (deceased) and Doris Stewart Thomas-Cole (surviving). She has...

Jerry Hoogenakker

Jerry Hoogenakker

Charlotte, North Carolina

Jerry Hoogenakker passed away Monday, August 12th, from complications arising from a fall. Jerry Wayne Hoogenakker was born in Pella, Iowa on June 11, 1941. Pella was a small community of Dutch immigrants in southeast Iowa, and he grew up hearing that language and helping his...

Joan Cornoni Huntley

Joan Cornoni Huntley

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dr. Joan Huntley of Chapel Hill, NC, age 88, died on August 5, 2019 at North Carolina Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness. Born in Melrose, Massachusetts, Dr. Huntley was a graduate of Mary Washington College (AB, 1953) and received an MPH degree from the University...

Kenneth Adam Johnson

Kenneth Adam Johnson

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mr. Kenneth A. Johnson (93) passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16 at 11am at McEwen Funeral Service located at 5716 Monroe Road in Charlotte. The family will greet friends one hour prior to service. For...

Stephen Randolph "Randy" Layman

Stephen Randolph "Randy" Layman

Charlotte, North Carolina

Randy, 65, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Citadel of Myers Park. A service to celebrate Randy's life will be held on Friday, August 23rd at 2pm at Quail Hollow Presbyterian Church, 8801 Park Road. There will be a reception in the fellowship hall of the...

Lee Morris Patterson

Lee Morris Patterson

Charlotte, North Carolina

Lee Morris Patterson age 89 passed away on August 6, 2019.A Celebration of Life will be held 11am, quiet hour 10:30am Friday at Lowe- Neddo Funeral Home 4715 Margret Wallace Rd. Matthews, NC 28105. Rosadale Funeral and Cremation/Rosa-W.L. Truesdale Memorial Chapel 3641 Central...

Robert Erwin "Bob" Peaseley

Robert Erwin "Bob" Peaseley

Charlotte, North Carolina

Robert (Bob) Erwin Peaseley, 64, of Charlotte, NC, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, departing this life truly unexpectedly. Bob was born in Greenville, South Carolina, on July 16, 1955, the son of Charles Duncan Peaseley and Faith Cochrane Peaseley....

Barbara Lucas Regen

Barbara Lucas Regen

Davidson, North Carolina

Barbara Lucas Regen of Davidson, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2019. Born in Evanston, Illinois in 1940, she was the daughter of William Ernest Lucas and Mary Husted Lucas. Barbara graduated from New Trier High School and Wells College. After college,...

Mary Stewart (Michaux)

Mary Stewart (Michaux)

Sherrills Ford, North Carolina

Mary Michaux Stewart, 78, of Sherrills Ford passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born March 2, 1941 in Lincoln County to the late William and Marguerite Wehunt Michaux. Mary was a member of Cedar Grove Lutheran Church in Vale. She graduated from...

Samuel Harrison Stitt

Samuel Harrison Stitt

Charlotte, North Carolina

Samuel Harrison Stitt, 23, transition on August 8, 2019. A Candlelight Vigil will be held Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 8pm Camp Green Park, 1221 Alleghany Street. Celebration of Life,Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Matthews Murkland Presbyterian Church, 7001 Old Providence Rd...

David Russell "Dave" Williams

David Russell "Dave" Williams

Charlotte, North Carolina

Dave, 64, passed away on August 13, 2019 with his loving wife and family by his side. The family will receive friends tonight from 5PM-7PM at Heritage Funeral Home, Ballantyne Chapel. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11AM at St. Matthew Catholic Church...

August 14, 2019

Harold Keith Bales

Harold Keith Bales

Denver, Louisiana

Rev. Dr. Harold Keith Bales, 77, passed away on August 11, 2019. He was born on January 16, 1942 in Knox County, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Burchell H. and Edith F. Bales. He was for most of his adult life a United Methodist Minister serving churches in Tennessee...

Ganson "GC" Crosby Jr.

Ganson "GC" Crosby Jr.

High Point, North Carolina

Mr. Ganson Crosby, Jr. "GC" passed away on July 31, 2019. Home going services for Mr. Ganson will be held at the King's Funeral Home Chapel, 4000 Beatties Ford Rd. Charlotte, NC 28216 on Thursday August 15, 2019. Visitation will be at 11am; funeral will start at 12pm. Services...

Patty Merck Hostetler

Patty Merck Hostetler

Belmont, North Carolina

Patty Ann Merck "Nana" Hostetler went to be with her Heavenly Father, her Mom and Dad, her beautiful aunts and uncles and so many loved ones on August 10, 2019. She was born in Beckley, WV to the late R.W. and Sarah Ann Merck. Oh the celebration they must be having in Heaven!...

John Adams Hurst

John Adams Hurst

The Villages, Florida

John Adams Hurst, Age 81 On August 10, 2019, our family lost our hero. Born and raised in Richmond, lived in Norfolk, the Virginia mountains, and Charlotte NC. "Jack" is survived by wife Carolyn and two sons, John and Brad, along with grandchildren Jennifer and John Michael....

Pete H. Kanellopoulos

Pete H. Kanellopoulos

Charlotte, North Carolina

Pete H. Kanellopoulos, 78, died August 4, 2019 while on a summer visit to Athens, Greece. He was born on May 12, 1941 in Sparthari, Arkadias, Greece to Haralambros and Eirene Kanellopoulos. After Pete served for two years in the Greek Army, in 1967, he moved to the USA,...

Sarah Elizabeth Miranda (Walker)

Sarah Elizabeth Miranda (Walker)

Fort Mill, North Carolina

Sarah Elizabeth Walker Miranda was welcomed into God's heavenly home on August 10, 2019. Sarah was born on August 6, 1988 in Denver, Colorado to Wynn and Linda Walker. Sarah loved experiencing life and always loved adventure. She loved snowboarding, hunting and fishing,...

Garth K. Radley

Garth K. Radley

Huntersville, North Carolina

Garth K. Radley, 84, of Huntersville, NC passed away on August 2, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. His wife and daughter were at his side in the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Main as he quietly exited this world. Garth was born at Fox Hospital in Oneonta, NY to...

Ernest Clayton Selvey Jr.

Ernest Clayton Selvey Jr.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Ernest Clayton Selvey, Jr., 85, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Saturday, the 10th of August 2019 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Aldersgate surrounded by his family. He was born in Charlotte, NC on the 4th of May 1934 to the late Ernest Clayton Selvey and Darnell...

Published in Charlotte Observer from Aug. 13, 2019 to Aug. 14, 2019.

Tressie "Chip" Shadday

Tressie "Chip" Shadday

Charlotte, North Carolina

Devoted mother and caregiver. On Saturday, August 10th, 2019 Chip Shadday passed from this world to rejoin the love of her life and husband of 54 years, Louis Shadday. Chip was born September 15, 1936 and married in 1953. As a military wife, she traveled with Louie for 20...

Frank McNair Wooten III

Frank McNair Wooten III

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Frank McNair Wooten III, of Mt. Pleasant, SC, died on Saturday, August 12, 2019. Frank was born in Charlotte, NC on November 15, 1935, the son of Phyllis Carrison Wooten and Frank McNair Wooten, Jr. Growing up in Camden, SC, Frank attended Camden High School, where he served...

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