Obituaries for June 26, 2014

Jun. 25, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Patricia Pitman

Patricia Ann Church Pitman, 55, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Iaeger, W.Va., on April 6, 1959, to the late William McKinley Church and Kathleen Auville Church.

Patty is survived by her boyfriend, Bruce Mahala; daughter, Michelle Hughes; son, Berley Shea; sister, Kathy Presnell; brother, David Church; and grandchildren, Damien Ryan, Damon Shea, Matilda Shea, and Sebastian Shea.

The funeral service for Patty will be held at Closer Walk Baptist Church on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Junior Hamby officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Berley Shea, Damien Ryan, Jeff Hamby, Greg Elrod, Brian Presnell, and Matt Robbins.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 prior to the service.

Online condolences may be sent to the Pitman Family at

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the Pitman Family.

Kimberly Babeau

Kimberly Babeu, 46, passed away on June 16, 2014, in Worcester, Mass. She was preceeded in death by her father, David A. Moore of Maynard, Mass. She is survived by her daughter Areon Babeu and granddaughter Sarilyn of Nashua, N.H.; her daughter Gina Babeu and grandson Eli of Nashua, N.H.; her son Harley Babeu of Northborough, Mass.; and her daughter Camilla Babeu of Northborough, Mass.; her stepdaughter Crystal Conroy and grandson Orion of Nashua, N.H.; her stepmother, Eva R. Moore of Maynard, Mass.; her mother, Dodie May, and stepfather, Lee May, of Lenoir, N.C.; her sister Hannah Obi with nieces Rebecca and Melissa of Indian Trail, N.C.; her sister Nyree Epperson with niece Alissa of Largo, Fla.; sister Tricia Moore of Maynard, Mass.; brother and sister-in-law Richard and Teri Boisvert of Largo, Fla.; and sister and brother-in-law Christina and Brent McDonald with niece Kaylee and nephew Landon of Snow Camp, N.C. A celebration of life was held on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Maynard Elks in Maynard, Mass.

Memorial donations may be made in Kimberly’s name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.