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Vaughn Reese
Jimmy Leonard Hatton
Harvey Lee Harrington
Artie Jane Bye
Evelyn Pauline Reece Moore
Madeline Carol Paige Hull
Jimmy Devon Carrigan



    Vaughn Reese, 66, of Reese Loop, Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at Brian Center in Viewmont.
    Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
    Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Taylorsville is serving the Reese Family.

    Jimmy Leonard Hatton, 69, of Taylorsville, passed away at his residence on September 28, 2014.
    He was born January 5, 1945, in Alexander County, son of the late Wilson Thomas and Beatrice Edna Pennell Hatton. He worked in the furniture industry for many years and had retired from Broyhill Furniture. He occasionally attended Mountain Ridge Baptist Church in Taylorsville.
    In his leisure time, he enjoyed gardening, spending time with his grandsons, NASCAR, eating at KFC, and he loved old westerns.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James Hatton; brothers, Tommy and Larry Hatton; infant sister, Edna Hatton; and infant niece, Tammy Dawn.
    He is survived by his wife, Pearl Land Hatton of fifty years; a son, Tim Hatton and wife Lisa of Taylorsville; brothers, Willard and Betty Hatton, Don and Louise Hatton, and Herman and Geraldine Hatton, all of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Isaac, Skyler and Riley Hatton of Taylorsville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Mountain Ridge Baptist Church, with Pastor Phil Jolly and Pastor Mark Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
    Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.
    Arrangements entrusted to Alexander Funeral & Cremation Service of Taylorsville.

    Harvey Lee Harrington, 87, of the Pleasant Hill Community, Taylorsville, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Frye Regional Medical Center, following a period of declining health.
    Born March 20, 1927, son of the late Elisha Clay and Mamie Kerley Harrington, he was a member of Salem Lutheran Church and attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
    He was employed by Crescent Electric Membership Coop, retiring after more than thirty-seven years of service in Alexander County. Mr. Harrington was a veteran of WW II, having served in the United States Army.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, J.B., Grafton and William Harrington; two sisters, Earnestine "Tine" Mitchell and Irene Jones; and two grandsons, Alan Harrington and Jacob Deal.
    He is survived by his wife, Maxine P. Daniels of the home; four sons, Danny, Junior, Gaylon and Lanny Harrington, all of Taylorsville; three daughters, Patsy Harrington Deal, Barbara Gentle, and Kathy Lackey, all of Taylorsville; four sisters, Jeanie Cropley of Oregon, and Bunnie Harrington, Shirley Brown, and Mary Milstead, all of Taylorsville; six grandchildren, Kevin Gentle, Brent, Ashley, Joshua and Todd Harrington, and Emily Atwood; and six great-grandchildren, Alexander, Blake, Brycen, Bella, Beau and Kanon Harrington.
    Graveside burial services were private with DAV Chapter 84 of Taylorsville and Chapter 6 of Hudson providing military honors. Rev. Chris Goforth officiated.
    Memorials may be given to DAV Chapter 84 @ 582 Carrigan Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
    Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.
    Arrangements entrusted to Alexander Funeral & Cremation Service of Taylorsville.

    Artie Jane Bye, of Mint Hill, formerly of Advance, Sunset Beach, Raleigh, Lynchburg, Virginia, and Charlotte passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 26, 2014, with her loving and supportive family by her side. She was 86 years old.
    Born October 5, 1927, in Alexander County, she was the daughter of the late Jonah Avery Bumgardner and Lola Deal Bumgardner. She was a graduate of Derita High School and received an associate's degree from Lenoir Rhyne College. She enjoyed a career in education with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Cabell County, Virginia Schools. Mrs. Bye had a passion for gardening, church life, charities, volunteering, and family. On November 26, 1959, she married Edmund G. Bye.
    In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Carole Love, Becky Temple, Tom Brown, and Tricia Goff; her son-in-law, Jim Goff; her brother, Warner Bumgardner; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 14 nieces and nephews.
    A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Bye’s life was scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill. Friends are cordially invited to a reception immediately following the service at the funeral home.
    Memorials may be made to Chapel on the Green, Sea Trail Plantation, c/o Mary Lou Miller, 651 Kings Court, Sunset Beach, NC 28468.
    Cards of condolence may be mailed to Ed Bye, 8804 Truelight Church Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227.
    Arrangements by McEwen-Mint Hill Chapel, online at www.mcewenminthillchapel.com.

    Evelyn Pauline Reece Moore, 81, of Meadowbrook Rd., Statesville, passed away September 25, 2014, at Iredell Memorial Hospital, after an extended illness.
    She was born May 6, 1933, in Haywood County, daughter of the late Howard McKinley Reece and Eulalie Beulah Inman Reece. Mrs. Moore was a homemaker and member of First Church of the Nazarene, Statesville.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Bill Reece, Wade Reece, Jack Reece, and Wayne Reece.
    She is survived by her husband, T.L. Moore of the home; three sons, Charles Moore of the home, James Moore and wife Sherry of Statesville, and Thomas Roy Moore of Statesville; a daughter, Maxine Hager and husband Jerry of Harmony; a brother, Ray Reece and wife Addie of Canton; two sisters, Jeroline Ball and husband Melvin of Statesville, and Linda Bell and husband Wallace of Statesville; eleven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Chapman Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Frank L. Turner and Dr. James Keever officiated. Burial was Monday, September 29, 2014, at Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville.
    Memorials may be given to the First Church of the Nazarene, 506 Medline Street, Statesville, NC 28677.
    Condolences may be e-mailed to the Moore Family by visiting www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
    Chapman Funeral Home of Stony Point assisted the family of Evelyn Pauline Reece Moore.

    Madeline Carol Paige Hull, 77, of Bassett Drive, Casar, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte.
    She was born in Caldwell County May 14, 1937, daughter of the late Clynard Paige and Ruby Benfield Paige. She was retired from the furniture industry and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Taylorsville.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Hull; three brothers, Atwell Paige, Bobby Paige, and Hoyle Paige; and a sister, Reba Paige.
    She is survived by her son, Dale Hull and wife Kathy of Taylorsville; two brothers, Gary Paige and wife Norma of Taylorsville, and Arvil Paige of Granite Falls; three sisters, Loretta Hull and husband Carl of Casar, Martha Lackey and husband Eston of Fountain Inn, South Carolina, and Shirley Warlick and husband Dave of Newton; two brothers-in-law, Paul Hull and wife Margie of Florence, South Carolina, and Harold Hull and wife Barbara of Polk City, Florida; and three sisters-in-law, Carol Courson of Charlotte, Faye Cupps and husband Charles of Mt. Holly, and Bonnie Adkins and husband Jim of Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    A graveside service was held Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston. Rev. Rey Ohlendorf officiated.
    Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 4005 NC 16, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
    Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
    Arrangements by Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston.

    Jimmy Devon Carrigan, 80, of Claremont, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Gordon Hospice House.
    Mr. Carrigan was born May 9, 1934, in Catawba County, son of the late Roy Jackson Carrigan and Vergie Christine Warren. He had worked as an insurance salesman for North American Life Insurance for over 15 years. He retired from CommScope Transportation, as shop supervisor, after 35 years of service. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was also an owner of Adams Funeral Home.
    Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Will Shook Carrigan; and two brothers, Larry and Stanley Carrigan.
    Those left to cherish his memory include a daughter, Sharon Mauney and husband Tommy of Taylorsville; a son, Jeffery Carrigan and wife Patty of Taylorsville; a sister, Paulette Carrigan Goins and husband Dennis of Taylorsville; a brother, Michael Carrigan and wife Delores of Claremont; six grandchildren, Shannon Carrigan and his children, Ethan and Ashton, Shaun Lackey and wife Kari and their children, Colt and Sage, Jody Carrigan and wife Sherry and their children, Landen and Anika, Wesley Lackey and wife Courtney, Kyle Lackey and wife Kendra and their children Kyler, Kenden, and Konnor, Ashlee Lackey Patterson and husband Nathan and children Mason and Laney; a step-grandson, Eric Mauney; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Stephen Dagenhart, Rev. Jeff Chapman, Rev. Wes Hammer and Rev. Tony Daniels officiating. Burial followed in Millersville Baptist Church Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
    Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
    Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Taylorsville served the Carrigan Family.

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