Obituaries for Nov. 29, 2013

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

Claudia Thomason

Claudia J. Thomason of Lenoir died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.

Marsha Cox

Marsha Karen Sigmon Cox, 62, of Waycross Drive, Lenoir, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the residence. She was born Dec. 5, 1950, in Caldwell County to the late Joe and Lillian Powell Sigmon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Steven Sigmon.

Mrs. Cox was a self-employed beautician and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Samuel E. Cox of the home; two sons, Tracy R. Goble and Todd R. Goble, both of Granite Falls; one daughter, Tona J. Willett of Blowing Rock; one brother, Joe T. Sigmon and wife Margaret of Lenoir; six sisters, Darlene Helton and husband Gene of Hildebran, Elaine Puett and husband Paul of Sawmills, Regina Helton and husband Gary of Dudley, Denise Townsend of  Lenoir, Marie Kanipe and husband Jeff of Burke County and Doris Sparks and husband Johnny of Hudson; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Pastor Paul Puett.

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

Jackie Shoemaker

Jackie Brooks Shoemaker, 79, of Tomlinson Court, Lenoir, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Gordon Hospice House. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.