Obituaries for December 1, 2012

Dec. 01, 2012 @ 08:23 AM

Lona Clark

Lona Belle Bradshaw Clark, 92, of Hudson, died Friday, November 30, 2012, at College Pines Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.

David Jenkins

David Alan Jenkins, 45, of Lenoir, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012, at his residence.
Mr. Jenkins was born in Caldwell County to the late Helen Carol Greene Jenkins and Jerry Jenkins of Lenoir. He was employed with Broyhill Industries and attended Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his step-mother, Joann Rebecca Jenkins of Lenoir; his son, David Alan Jenkins of the home; his daughter, Alyssa Cheyenne Jenkins of Boone; his step-daughter, Tiffany Marie Hicks; his sister, Lorie Ann Huffman and husband James Eric Huffman of Lenoir; and a niece, Cecilia LeeAnn Wilcox of Lenoir.
Services will be held at Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 4 p.m. Family will speak to friends directly after the service.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church 1890 Connelly Springs Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.
Online condolences to the Jenkins Family may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.
Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to be serving the family of David Alan Jenkins.

Roger Reese

Roger Dale Reese, 62, of Lewittes Road, Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at his home.
He was born in Alexander County, June 9, 1950, son of the late John Dallas and Marie Rogers Reese.
He was retired owner/operator of Reese Trucking Company, and most recently worked part-time at Taylorsville Auto Mart. He was a member of Three Forks Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a stepson, Chris Sims.
Survivors include a son, Patrick Reese of Taylorsville; and a daughter, Shelley Stringfellow and husband Shad of Taylorsville; two grandchildren, Hope and Logan Stringfellow; three brothers, Dallas and wife Kay Reese, Vaughn and wife Brenda Reese, and Ronnie and wife Vilas Reese, all of Taylorsville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Three Forks Baptist Church. The Revs. Stephen Dagenhart and Jamie Steele will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Three Forks Baptist Church, from 1:45 until 2:45 p.m. Sunday.
Condolences may be sent to the Reese Family at www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation service is assisting the Reese Family.

Isaac Austin

Isaac Clayton Austin, 87, of Lenoir, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care.
Mr. Austin was born in Caldwell County to the late William Austin and Laura Hollander Austin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Crump Austin on January 3, 2010; two sons, William and Billy Austin; three sisters and three brothers.
He was retired from Thomasville Furniture and was a member of Crestview Baptist Church. He loved the mountains and loved gardening.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Roger Austin and wife Peggy of Lenoir, and Eddie Austin and wife Alta of Valdese; his daughters, Linda Bentley of Lenoir, and Carolyn Polk and husband Dwight of Lenoir; and 50+ grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2 p.m. in Pendry’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers will be his great-granddaughters and great-grandsons.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir, NC 28645.
Online condolences to the Austin Family may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.
Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Isaac Clayton Austin.