Obituaries for Oct. 3, 2013

Oct. 02, 2013 @ 05:21 PM

Jeffrey Hart

Jeffrey E. Hart, 58, of Lenoir died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care – Lenoir. He was born Nov. 10, 1954, in Caldwell County to the late John M. and Joan Clark Hart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald D. Hart.

Mr. Hart was a sander for Shew Woodcarving. He was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish and loved his dog “Jake.”

Survivors include one son, Jonathan M. Hart of Lenoir; one daughter, Jessica Hart Hyde and husband Izaak of Lenoir; three sisters, Lisa Hart Hardy and husband Lawrence of Colorado Springs, Laura Hart Miller and husband Bill, and Libby Hart Owens and husband Tim; and four grandchildren, Chyanne Hyde, Austin Hyde, Tyler Hart and Emma Hart.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Clark Family Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Floyd Boston.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, N.C. 28645.

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

Nan Bishop

Nan Harris Bishop, 92, of Lower Creek Drive, Lenoir, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care-Lenoir. She was born Oct. 26, 1920, in War, W.Va., to the late William Ace and Mattie Taylor Harris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward R. Bishop; three brothers, Edgar Harris, Randolph Harris and Paul Harris; and two sisters, Edna Maness and Edith Lydon.

Mrs. Bishop was employed by Blackwelder Hospital for many years, and also worked in Washington, D.C., with the Army Map Service. She retired from the Family Stamp Store and was a member of Tabernacle Advent Christian Church. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Lower Creek Homemakers Demonstration Club and a WHMV at Tabernacle Advent Christian Church.

Survivors include one son, Ty Bishop and wife Eliza of Lenoir; one brother, Joe Harris of Valdese; one sister, Mrs. Betty Clark of Lenoir; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Frank Hall. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St. NW, Lenoir, N.C. 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.