May 05, 2021

Barnes named Times’ Mother of the Year

  By MICAH HENRY Mother. Grandmother. Hard working wife. Loving sister. Thoughtful neighbor. These and more complimentary adjectives are among the many kind words used to describe The Times’ 2021 Mother of the Year, Mrs. Lena Bell Parsons Barnes, of Taylorsville. Her granddaughter, Megan Barnes, lovingly wrote the prize winning essay about her grandmother in…

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AUTOMOTIVE

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LEGAL NOTICES

************ EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE Having qualified as Executrix of the estate of Harold Devon James, deceased, late of Alexander County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against said estate to present them to the undersigned on or before the 5th day of August, 2021, or this notice will be pleaded in bar…

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Carl Benjamin Wagner

Carl Benjamin Wagner, 90, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. Carl was born October 9, 1930, in Alexander County, to the late Theodore and Lelia Teague Wagner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Page Wagner; two sisters, Emilyn Wagner and Rachel Wagner; and a brother, Frank Wagner. Those left to cherish his…

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Paisley Jane Dula

Goodbyes are not forever, and not the end, it simply means I’ll miss you! Your wings were ready but our hearts were not. We will hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain to walk with us throughout our lives. Until we meet again sweet angel! Paisley Jane Dula entered into heaven’s…

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Mack Johnson Treadway

Mack Johnson Treadway, 92, of the Little River Community, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at his residence, surrounded by family, after a period of declining health. He was born to the late Rufus William and Alma Catherine Kerley Treadway on June 26, 1928, in Wilkesboro. Mack was of the Baptist faith and attended…

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Taylorsville woman charged with insurance fraud

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced April 29 that Brandy Gail Childers, 39, of 709 Daniels Lumber Road, Taylorsville, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony. Special agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division accuse Childers of falsely telling Progressive Premier Insurance Co. of Illinois that damage to the bumpers, tailgate, and…

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Faye Walker Keller

Faye Walker Keller, 82, of Taylorsville, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 4, 1938, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Rev. J.E. Walker and Elsie Viola Richards Walker. During her career, Faye worked in the furniture industry for Henredon Furniture and Hickory…

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Rev. Robert Anthony “Tony” Bowman

Rev. Robert Anthony “Tony” Bowman, 59, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Frye Regional Medical Center following a period of declining health. Tony was born November 7, 1961, in Catawba County, to Robert Bruce Bowman and the late Ruth Sigmon Bowman. He was the Pastor of Hildebran United Methodist Church…

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Snookie Pennell Childress

Snookie Pennell Childress, 87, of Wilkesboro, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday morning, April 29, 2021. Snookie was born on June 8, 1933, to the late “Doc” William and Ruby Jane Pennell. Snookie grew up in East Taylorsville Baptist Church. She will be lovingly remembered for spoiling her grandchildren, supporting her husband’s…

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