Obituaries

  • Nelle Barron
    Nelle Woodbury Barron, 87, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004.
  • Samuel Henkle Sr.
    Samuel Luther Henkle, Sr., 87, of 11 Grand View St., Granite Falls, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Lenoir Health Care Center. He was born in Caldwell County on Dec. 6, 1917, son of the late Mary Horton Henkle. He was a service staion owner, served in the Army in World War II and was a member of Philadelphia Lutheran Church in Granite Falls.
  • Raymond Howell
    Mr. Raymond Harrison Howell, 81, of 228 C&H; Place, Boomer, N.C., died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004.
  • Sean Roberts
    Sean Paul Kristian Roberts, 22, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, as the result of an automobile accident. Sean was a Communications Major at NCSU scheduled to graduate Wednesday, Dec. 15. He was also employed by WRAL-TV as a news production assistant. He will be deeply missed by all the lives he touched.
  • James O’Dell
    James Horace O’Dell, 91, of Aho Road, Blowing Rock died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 at Carolina Medical Center.
  • Arvil Faw
    Arvil B. Faw, 76, of Glen Allen, Va., died Dec. 12, 2004. He was the son of David Station Faw and Mamie Simmons Faw. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lois Faw; one son, Timothy W. Faw; two sisters, Virginia Hass and Jean Walker; and two brothers, Thomas and Bud Faw. Mr. Faw was the founder of A.B. Faw Construction Company and continued to be involved throughout his life. He served in the U.S. Army. The family received friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Bliley Funeral Homes’ Staples Mill Chapel, 8510 Staples Mill Road. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. today in Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bon Secours Hospice.
  • Sean Roberts
    Sean Paul Kristian Roberts, 22, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004 as the result of an automobile accident. Sean was a Communications Major at NCSU scheduled to graduate Wednesday, Dec. 15. He was also employed by WRAL-TV as a news production assistant. He will be deeply missed by all the lives he touched.
  • Vester Anderson
    Vester Anderson, 89, of Elizabeth Street, Lenoir died Friday.
  • Jack Austin
    Jack Shell Austin, 82, of 612 Higate Road, Hendersonville, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004 at Pardee Hospital.
  • Olivia Wilson
    Memorial services for Olivia Bass Mosteller Wilson will be at Mountain Grove Baptist Church on Friday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.
  • Lala Dellinger
    Mrs. Lala Cherry Dellinger, 94, of Charlotte died Dec. 11, 2004 in Lenoir, N.C. Born Oct. 22, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Sedie Cherry of Lincolnton. She retired from Kroehler Mfg. Company in 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orel Lee Dellinger, two infant daughters and her brother. For the last seven years, she lived at the Shaire Center in Lenoir, N.C.
  • Ray Holmes
    Ray Wilburn Holmes, 74, of Circle Drive, NE, Lenoir, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • James Jones
    James F. Jones, 67, of Lenoir, N.C. died Friday at his home.
  • Bessie Hart
    Bessie Saunders Hart, daughter of Gilmore and Maggie Hartley Saunders, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 10, 2004.
  • Margaret Buchanan
    Margaret McEwen Buchanan, 84, of Sweeten Creek Rd., Asheville, N.C. died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004 at the Givens Estate Health Care Center following a period of declining health.
  • Wayne Hamby
    Larry “Wayne” Hamby, 53, of K.T. Lane, Granite Falls, passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004 at Caldwell County Hospice.
  • Walter Scott Jr.
    Walter Scott Jr., 81, of Broadway Street, Lenoir died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004 at Caldwell County Hospice.
  • Fred Crawford
    Fred Buford Crawford, 73, of Hickory, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 at his residence.
  • Georgia Crump
    Georgia Mae Rhodes Crump went home to her heavenly father on Dec. 10, 2004. She battled illness and for over a year. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Eugene Poe Crump.
  • Mack Greene
    Mr. Mack “Harold” Greene, 73, of Hickory Nut Ridge Road, Granite Falls, passed away on Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Jay Pennell
    Jay Augustus Pennell, 62, of Rocky Road, Lenoir died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • John Hagaman
    John Robert “Jack” Hagaman Jr., 77, of Wildwood Road, Lenoir, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, at Caldwell County Hospice.
  • Gerald Hoyle
    Gerald Hoyle, 63, of Watchout Lane, Lenoir, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004.
  • Christine Mills
    Mrs. Christine Starnes Mills, 73, of Salisbury, N.C., died on Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Clemmons Nursing and Rebabilitation Center, Clemmons, N.C., after a period of declining health.
  • Thomas Perry
    Thomas Perry, 87, of Perry Lane, Lenoir, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Caldwell County Hospice.
  • Margaret Russell
    Margaret Stine Russell, 78, of Prospect Street, Lenoir, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Lenoir Healthcare.
  • Charles Turner
    Charles Russell Turner, 89, of Clark’s Chapel Road, Lenoir, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004, at Valdese General Hospital.
  • Ann Bost
    Ann Barlow Bost, 91, of Granite Falls, passed away on Monday. A service of Remembrance will be held Thursday at Concord Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Mackie-High Funeral Home.
  • Allen Chester
    Allen Randall Chester, 38, of Pine Street, Jonesville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 3, 2004. He is survived by his very special step-mother, Helen Chester of Lenoir, and his maternal grandmother, Bessie Coffey of Lenoir.
  • Alice Earp
    Miss Alice Eileen Earp, 77, of Beaver Creek Road, Boomer died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.
  • Margaret Russell
    Margaret Stine Russell, 73, of Prospect Street, Lenoir died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004 at Lenoir Healthcare.
  • Cobert Williams
    Cobert Elmer Williams, 60, of Rocky Road, Lenoir died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • Leon Warner
    Leon Beaumont Warner, 96, of Laurel Street, Hudson, and formerly of Safety Harbor, Fla., died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his residence.
  • William Norwood
    Mr. William “Porky” Emory Norwood, 65, of 318 Main St., Lenoir, N.C. died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 at home after an extended illness.
  • Lewis Coffey
    Lewis Monroe Coffey, 75, of Main Street, Lenoir died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004 at his residence.
  • Paula Bynum
    Paula Ann Marley Bynum, 56, of Clyde Drive, Hudson, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Frye Medical Center.
  • Terry Carlton
    Mr. Terry Tyrone Carlton, 34, of Westwood Lane, Wilkesboro, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at his home.
  • Allen Chester
    Allen Randall Chester, 38, of Pine Street, Jonesville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 3, 2004.
  • Colene Coffey
    Mrs. Colene Braswell Coffey, 87, of Grace Heights, Morganton, N.C., and formerly from Collettsville, N.C., died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Grace Heights in Morganton.
  • Albert Blackburn
    Albert “Finley” Blackburn, 86, of Little Rock Church Road, Boomer, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at the residence.
  • Bobby Davis
    Bobby Odell Davis, 60, of Calico Road, Lenoir, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at his residence.
  • Louise Hollar
    Louise Baker Hollar, 87, of Union Grove Road, Lenoir, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • Gregory Schultz
    Gregory Ames Schultz, 25, of Sheely Road, Lenoir, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • Leon Warner
    Leon Beaumont Warner, 96, of Laurel Street, Hudson, and formerly of Safety Harbor, Fla., died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his residence.
  • Olivia Wilson
    Olivia Bass Mosteller Wilson, 85, of Connelly Springs Road, Granite Falls, N.C., died unexpectedly, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.
  • Gracie Banner
    Mrs. Gracie Cozene Moore Banner, 80, of Lenoir died Thursday at Gateway Nursing Center.
  • William Norwood
    Mr. William “Porky” Norwood, 65, Lenoir died Thursday at home after an extended illness.
  • Gerald Corpening
    Gerald Thomas Corpening, 72, of Grace Chapel Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004 at his residence.
  • Katherine E. Fail
    Katherine E. Fail “Aunt Kat” passed away on Dec. 1, 2004, after a prolonged decline in health, at home surrounded by her loving family.
  • Guy Kaylor
    V. Guy Kaylor, of Connelly Springs, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004.
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