Obituaries for Nov. 21, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 @ 03:53 PM

Eugene Anderson

Eugene Ray Anderson, 93, of Overlook Drive, Lenoir, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. He was born March 27, 1920, in Caldwell County to the late Kelley and Roxie McGee Anderson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Violet Russell Anderson; one daughter, Nancy Barnette; and great-grandson, Larry Joshua Powell.

He was a retired upholsterer and a member of College Avenue Baptist Church. He was also a United States Navy Veteran.

Survivors include one daughter, Ms. Becky Pendry of Taylorsville; four grandchildren, Paula Hodges, Kelly Booker, Tammy Clark and Tracy Dugger; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Dr. Charles R. Brawley. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

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

Charles Pegram

Charles Breckenridge "Breck" Pegram, 73, of Frankfort, Ky., died Nov. 13, 2013. Services were Saturday. Mr. Pegram was born Feb. 13, 1940, in Lenoir to Charles Baker Pegram and Virginia Beall Pegram. Surviving siblings include Mary Cameron Pegram of Waxhaw, Douglas Pegram of Blowing Rock and Janet Pegram of Greensboro.