Obituaries for Oct. 5, 2013

Oct. 04, 2013 @ 04:01 PM

Archie Simpson

Archie R. Simpson, 88, of Lenoir passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at College Pines.

Mr. Simpson was born in Wilkes County to the late Gilmer Simpson and Anna Lee Morrison. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Simpson, and a sister, Pansy Foster. He was retired from Broyhill Furniture, where he worked for 30 years. Mr. Simpson was a member of Covenant Baptist Church for 13 years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Virginia Williams Simpson of the home; his daughter, Allene Simpson Bryant and husband Richard of Lenoir; a brother, Ralph Simpson of Wilkesboro; granddaughter, Tonya Bryant Young and husband Steve of Mocksville; and great-grandchildren, Montgomery Randle Young and Mackenzie Allene Young.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Covenant Baptist Church at 3 p.m. with the Rev. David Beane officiating and Mr. Terry Kale speaking. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m.

The men of the church will serve as pallbearers.

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Archie R. Simpson.

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Mary Mosely

Mary Young Mosely, 61, of Granite Falls died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

The family will receive family and friends on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Mackie Funeral Home from 2 to 3 p.m. with the service to follow at 3. Burial will be private.