Obituaries for December 7, 2012

Dec. 07, 2012 @ 08:30 AM

Dorothy Barrett

Ms. Dorothy Barrett, 78, of Hickory passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012. The family will receive friends at the home of Terry and Jeanie Hollar, 443 Hickory Airport Road, Hickory, NC 28601, on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 6 to 9 p.m. Mackie Funeral Home is serving the family. You may view the obituary online at www.mackiefh.com.

Arnold Barnette

Arnold Keith Barnette, 71, of 7th Avenue, NW, Taylorsville, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Salem Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Adams Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday. Adams Funeral Home and cremation service is in charge of arrangements.

David Tramble

David Keith Tramble, 51, of Gold Creek Estate Dr., Hickory, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
He was born December 24, 1960, in Caldwell County to Paul Tramble of Lenoir and the late Rachel Bowman Tramble.
Mr. Tramble was a graduate of N.C. State with an engineering degree and was employed by Blake & Pendleton Company. He was a member of Viewmont Baptist Church in Hickory.
Survivors in addition to his father, include his wife, Mrs. Tara Barber Tramble of the home; one son, Tyler Tramble of the home; one daughter, Anna Tramble of the home; one sister, Mrs. Paula Wilson and husband Dennis of Granite Falls; two nieces, Mandy Phillips and husband A.C., and Ashley Starnes and husband James, both of Granite Falls; and four great-nieces.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 9, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Dry Ponds Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Rick Crouse and the Rev. Josh Dellinger. Interment will follow at Belleview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 505 East Blvd., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28203, or American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Juanita Greer

Juanita McGee Greer, 72, of Berry Place, Lenoir, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center.
She was born July 24, 1940, in Caldwell County to the late Briscoe McGee and Dora Braswell McGee Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Gwyn McGee and R.J. McGee; and one sister, Joann McGee.
Mrs. Greer was retired from B&E Wood Turning and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to all. The light of her life was her granddaughters and great-granddaughters.
Survivors include her husband, Claude Lee Greer of the home; one son, Mikeal L. Greer and wife Wanda of Granite Falls; one daughter, Mrs. Sherrie G. Coffey and husband Richard of Lenoir; one brother, Ricky McGee and wife Brenda of Granite Falls; one sister, Mrs. Betty Jolley of Lenoir; four granddaughters, Jamie Coffey, Angie Kirby and husband Brad, Erika Hefner and Alexis Greer; and four great-granddaughters, Taylor and Bella Kirby, Brianna Hefner and Logan Coffey.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Whitnel First Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Stuart White. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bill McNeil, Justin McNeil, Chuck McGee, Baxter Decker, Chad Greer and Sammy Greer.
Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.