Obituaries for Aug. 6, 2014

Aug. 05, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Robert Penley Jr.

Robert Lee Penley Jr. (Junior), 43, of Tyler Lane, Granite Falls, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the residence. He was born Oct. 18, 1970, in Caldwell County to Rachel Holsclaw Scoggins of Yadkinville and the late Robert Lee Penley Sr. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Holsclaw, and paternal grandparents, Carl and Mary Jo Penley.

Mr. Penley was employed in the furniture industry and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors in addition to his mother include his stepfather, Steve Scoggins of Yadkinville; maternal grandmother, Hazel Holsclaw of Lenoir; his fiancée, Lola Nadine Auton of Granite Falls; one son, Caleb Penley; three daughters, Tabitha Piercy and husband J.T of Granite Falls, Bonnie Marie Treadwell of Winston-Salem, and Taylor Philyaw of Connelly Springs; one grandson, Thomas Robert Piercy; and his fiancée’s grandchildren, Matthew Glenn, Nicolas Barnwell, Kaylee Barnwell and Breanna Barnwell.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Taylor Pennell. Interment will follow at Dover Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

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

Benjamin Williams

Benjamin Todd Williams, 38, of Charlotte died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Services will be held at a later date. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy Ervin

Lucille (Lucy) Virginia Ervin, 89, of Morganton passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ebony Funeral Services of Morganton.

Mary Fleming

Mary Christine Fleming, 59, of Morganton passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete and will later be announced by Cornerstone Cremation Funeral Celebrations, Lenoir.

Cornerstone Cremation Funeral Celebrations, Lenoir is serving Fleming family.

Barry Combs

Barry William Combs, 41, of Wilkesboro passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Cornerstone Cremation Funeral Celebrations, Lenoir, is serving Combs family.

John Nicora

John Nicora, 71, of Lenoir passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care – Hudson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.