Obituaries for Aug. 16, 2013

Aug. 15, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

Mi Kyong Kim Carney

Mi Kyong Kim Carney, 66, of Lenoir died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. The family will receive friends Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home. Funeral services will be announced later. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.

James Miller

James Michael Miller, 56, of Heddon Place NW, Lenoir, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Gateway Nursing Center. He was born May 26, 1957, in Watauga County to Anna Church Miller of the home and the late William James Miller.

Mr. Miller was employed by Kincaid Furniture and attended Church of Christ. He enjoyed bluegrass music and played the bass fiddle.

Survivors in addition to his mother include a sister, Rena Tackett of Lenoir; three nieces and three great-nieces; and two great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Rector Hinson. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, NC 28645, or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852-3914.

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

Mary Anderson

Mary Frances Whisnant Anderson, 66, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Caldwell County on Oct. 3, 1946, to the late Bonson Whisnant and Frances Shehan Whisnant. Mrs. Anderson was married to Verlon Anderson Jr. of the residence for 46 years.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Lenoir Seventh Day Adventist Church and worked for more than 30 years at Bernhardt Furniture Industries.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her daughter, Terecia Anderson and 10 brothers and sisters.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter, Cristy Abel and husband Michael; grandchildren, Brittany Oxford, Lindsay, Drew, and Leah Abel; and sisters, Christine Wheatley and Hazel Hazelton.

A celebration of Mrs. Anderson’s life will be held in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Eric Hagan officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service on Friday, Aug. 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

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

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the Anderson Family.

Roger Greene

Roger Dale Greene, 57, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Evans Funeral Service & Crematory.