April 20, 2021

Rheda Elder

Rheda Elder, 73, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday morning, April 20, 2021, after a period of declining health. No arrangements have been made at this time but will be announced by Alexander Funeral Service when finalized. Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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Mildred L. Murdock

Mildred L. Murdock, 93, of Hiddenite, got her angel wings on Monday, April 19, 2021, at Gordon Hospice House, in Statesville, after a long bout with cancer. Mildred was like a mother hen to her family, she took care of her parents as they aged, canned foods, and baked delicious apple pies. She worked at…

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Vicki Ann Munday

Vicki Ann Munday, 59, of Taylorsville, after a period of declining health, passed away on Monday afternoon, April 19, 2021, at Iredell Health System in Statesville. Vicki was born September 2, 1961, in Alexander County, to the late William Frank and Audrey Clanton Munday. Vicki was a member of Three Forks Baptist Church. Those left…

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One arrested in knife attack

A Taylorsville man is facing an assault charge after a person was attacked in Hiddenite on Sunday, April 18, according to Sheriff Chris Bowman. On Sunday, April 18, 2021 at approximately 4:45 PM, Alexander County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to an assault involving a knife. Officers responded to a residence located on…

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Roger A. St. Clair

On April 18, 2021, Roger A. St. Clair left this earthly world to join his Savior. He spent four decades at Sipe Lumber Company. Those left to cherish the memories of Mr. St. Clair include his wife of 51 years, Sheila Smith St. Clair of the home; his mother, Joyce St. Clair; three daughters, Vivian…

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Darlene Clark Crisp

Darlene Clark Crisp, 68, of Mooresville, passed away on April 17, 2021. She was born on July 27, 1952, in Taylorsville, to the late William and Opal Douglas Clark. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Buford Edward Douglas. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joey…

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Destiny’s Exclusive Shop opens in downtown Taylorsville

Owner Faith Frye invites the public to visit her new women’s apparel store, Destiny’s Exclusive Shop, located at 124 Main Avenue Drive in downtown Taylorsville. A ribbon cutting is planned on Saturday, May 1, at 12:00 noon to celebrate the grand opening of downtown’s newest women’s clothing boutique. The store will be open until 6:00…

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Elizabeth Ann McLain

Elizabeth Ann McLain, 81, of Hiddenite, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born August 5, 1939, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Jesse Lee Davis and Mary Angeline Looper Davis. She was a farmer, worked at Salem Sloan Daycare as a teacher, and had also…

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Renee Ann Grugan

Renee Ann Grugan, 44, passed away April 16, 2021, after declining health. She was born July 29, 1976, in Troy, New York, to Paula Grugan. Renee was of the Christian faith and had worked as a paper carrier. Those left to cherish her memories include a spouse of 18 years, Sheryl Ruckle; mother, Paula Grugan…

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