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September 21, 2021

Richard “TR” Nelson Mayberry

Richard “TR” Nelson Mayberry, 68, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Carolina Caring Sherrill’s Ford Hospice. TR was born May 5, 1953, in Iredell County, to the late Joe Billy Mayberry and Pearl Moose Mayberry of Stony Point. He worked for Ansco Cable and was a member of Stony Point Baptist…

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William Phillip Mayberry

William Phillip Mayberry, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021, at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Phil was born May 30, 1936, in Alexander County, to the late William Zachariah Mayberry and Hessie Barnes Mayberry. He was retired from Hunt Manufacturing as a supervisor. Phil also served in the US Army during the Korean War.…

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Governor urges faith leaders to help vaccine efforts

On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 key metrics and trends. In an open letter to faith leaders, Governor Cooper and Secretary Cohen expressed their gratitude for the faith community’s support throughout the…

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Police seek hit-and-run driver

The Taylorsville Police Dept. investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding a motorist responsible for a vehicle striking a pedestrian north of town on September 5. According to the police report of Det. Sgt. E. T. Windsor, the incident occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 5, 2021, on Old Wilkesboro…

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Philip Clayton Partin

Philip Clayton Partin, 57, of the Bethlehem Community, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021, after a period of declining health. Philip was born on March 8, 1964, to the late Leamon and Freida Hall Partin in Amhurst, Ohio. Philip was a truck driver by trade, was of the Christian faith, enjoyed boating, cars, playing…

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Cruising For Hospice is Saturday

The 2nd Annual Cruising for Hospice event will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, on the streets of Taylorsville, beginning at 5 p.m. Radio DJ Tim Moose “Moosehead” will be on B86 Radio (WACB 860 AM or online, www.860WACB.com) to play special music for the cruisers, with 1950’s music beginning at 5 p.m., 60’s tunes…

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David Allen Lewis

David Allen Lewis, 51, of Stony Point, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Davis Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. David was born August 10, 1970, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Wanda Morgan Arnold and the late William “Bill” Wayne Lewis. He was a master upholster and was of the…

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Donna Kay Jolly

Donna Kay Jolly, 58, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Donna was born August 13, 1963, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Bobby Daniels and Colleen Richards Daniels. She worked in the furniture industry and was a member of Oxford Memorial…

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Dorothy June Childers Kerley

Dorothy June Childers Kerley, 89, went home peacefully to be with her Lord, surrounded by her family, on September 17, 2021. She was born April 19, 1932, in Alexander County, to the late Elsie Childers. During her working career, she was in retail sales and was a very meticulous seamstress. She was also an avid…

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Rachel Miller Hefner

Rachel Miller Hefner, 80, of Hickory, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 17, 2021, at her residence. She was born on August 24, 1941, in Alexander County, to the late William Taft Miller and Vilee Miller Starnes. Rachel loved her family, loved the Lord, and enjoyed fishing. Her feisty spirit and contagious…

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