Obituaries for April 18, 2013

Apr. 17, 2013 @ 03:39 PM

Donna Pritchard

LaDonna “Donna” Cline Pritchard, 55, of Lenoir passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital.

Born Aug. 6, 1957, in Caldwell County, Donna was a daughter of the late Floyd Allen and Miriam Alva Pitts Cline.

Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Gary Lee Cline and her Grandparents, Horace and Alva Pitts.

Donna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter.

She loved taking care of her grandchildren.

She had worked for Bernhardt Furniture for 20 plus years and Neptco for 8 years.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Pritchard; one daughter, Janet Wallace of Lenoir; two stepchildren, Melissa Pritchard of West Jefferson, and Nathan Pritchard and wife Amanda of West Jefferson; one brother, Floyd Allen Cline Jr. of Lenoir; one sister, Shirley Ross and husband David of Charlotte; a nephew, Anthony Cline; and six grandchildren, Christopher Wallace, Jazlynn Pennington, Tyler Sheets, Kierra Whitaker, Dillion Harmon and Seth Pritchard.

A celebration of Donna’s life will be held 12 noon Saturday, April 20, in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service with the Rev. Ronnie Pritchard and the Rev. Gray Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Saturday prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Evans Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be: Billy Postell, Tyler Sheets, Dillion Thompson, David Wallace, Kevin Shoemaker, David Ross, Brian Henry and Jerry Henry.

The family respectfully requests memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be sent to the Pritchard Family at

Evans Funeral Service & Crematory of Lenoir is serving the Pritchard Family.

Daisy Barnes

Daisy Carolyn Barnes, 61, of Hudson passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made to