Obituaries for Jan. 9, 2014

Jan. 08, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Ora Newman

Ora David Newman, 53, of Slope Terrace, Lenoir, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. He was born Aug. 8, 1960, in Manchester, N.H., to the late Ora Daniel and Leatrice “Sue” Carter Newman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William “Bill” Wayne Newman.

Mr. Newman was a self-employed carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Curtis Newman of the home; one son, Jordan Newman and fiancée Tasha Moretz of Lenoir; one daughter, Jessica Coffey and husband Timothy of Patterson; two brothers, Danny Earl Newman of Lenoir, and Bobby Newman and wife Cindy of Hudson; sister-in-law, Liz Walker of Collettsville; and three grandchildren, Kimberly Newman, C.J. Knopes and Leatrice Coffey.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Lenoir conducted by the Rev. Dewey Bristol.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, 213 Hazel Lee St., Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

George Hart

George “Wade” Hart, 89, of Granite Falls passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at College Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Hart was born in Caldwell County to the late George Arthur Hart and Mary Ethel Barlow Hart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Douglas, Vernard, Burtless, Ed, Bill, Dewey, Ted, Gene and Arthur Hart, and his sisters, Ruby H. Carlton and Viola H. Walsh. Wade was a longtime member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church, a retiree of the furniture industry and a charter member of the North Catawba Fire and Rescue for 24 years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Arlea Greene Hart of the home; his daughters, Margaret Coffey Seagle and husband Dock of Hudson, and Mickey (Mildred) Coffey Seagle of Lenoir; his sister, Ann Hart Crowe and husband Mack; his four grandchildren, Scott Seagle and wife Melissa, Jacqueline Seagle Holman and husband Mike, Cyndee Seagle, and Karen Seagle Laws and husband Clinton; his three great-grandchildren, Tyler Holman and wife Lauren, Aaron Laws and Madeline Seagle; and a special close family friend, Lisa Cole.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Pendry’s Chapel with his nephew the Rev. Ron Greene of Oakgrove Baptist Church in Newland officiating. The family will receive friends at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Burial will be at Mountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to North Catawba Fire and Rescue, 2064 Connelly Springs Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to be serving the family of George Wade Hart.

George Blazier

George Delavan Blazier, 76, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Shaire Center.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir.

Online condolences may be sent to the Blazier Family at www.evansfuneralservice.com.

Geraldine Webster

Geraldine D. Webster, 99, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Caldwell Hospice.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the Webster Family.

Online condolences may be sent to http://www.evansfuneralservice.com/

Robert Crowe Sr.

Robert Andrew Crowe Sr., 60, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his residence in Old Fort surrounded by his family.

A Celebration of Mr. Crowe’s life will be held 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Cherry Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Mary Powell

Mary Louise Powell, 101, of Lenoir died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Lenoir Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.