September 20, 2017

Investigators Ask Public To Help Identify Men

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance identifying the suspects in these photographs. Sheriff’s Detectives would like to speak with the suspects in reference to numerous Breaking, Entering, and Larceny of Motor Vehicle crimes in the Bethlehem Community recently. The suspects were driving an older model white Ford Taurus and last seen in the…

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Rometta Faline Morgan Davis

Rometta Faline Morgan Davis, 45, of Statesville, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. She was born on Wednesday, May 10, 1972, in Elizabethton, Tennessee, daughter of Roy Rubin Daniel Morgan Sr. and the late Gertrude Kammauff Morgan. In addition to her father, those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 24 years,…

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Virginia Ann Keller Duncan

Virginia Ann Keller Duncan, 74, of Statesville, passed away September 18, 2017, at Gordon Hospice House, after a brief illness. She was born September 15, 1943, in Caldwell County, daughter of the late Fred Thomas Keller and Rachel Alice Kiziah Keller. She was a retired supervisor in furniture manufacturing. She was also a member of…

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Stella “Marlene” Simms Moose

Stella “Marlene” Simms Moose, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away September 18, 2017, at Valley Nursing Center, after a lengthy illness. She was born February 28, 1932, in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, daughter of the late Samuel Elijah Simms and Grace Beatrice Griffin Simms. She was a retired secretary. She was also of the Baptist faith.…

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Lucille Stikeleather Rufty

Lucille Stikeleather Rufty, 86, of Stony Point, passed away September 17, 2017 at her residence. Lucille was born April 29, 1931, in Iredell County, daughter of the late Leroy Dugan Stikeleather and Margaret Sue Burgess Stikeleather. She was retired from the Alexander County School System, as a school bus driver for over 35 years, and…

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Nancy Marie Gant

Nancy Marie Gant, 90, of Taylorsville, was called home on Friday, September 15, 2017 to be with her Heavenly Father. Marie, as she was known to most family and friends, was born on October 13, 1926, daughter of the late Nora Elder and Daniel Wade Deal. She grew up and graduated from Taylorsville High School…

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Ethel Jolley Logan

Ethel Jolley Logan, 86, of Hickory, passed away September 15, 2017, at Catawba Valley Living, in Claremont. Born May 8, 1931, in Troutman, she was the daughter of the late Perry Lafayette Jolley and Leona Stafford Jolley of Taylorsville. She was a founding and active member of Lakeview Baptist Church for over 55 years, teaching…

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Geneva Ann Fox Bowman

Geneva Ann Fox Bowman, 79, of Taylorsville, passed away September 15, 2017 at her residence. She was born November 26 1937, in Alexander County, daughter of the late David Lee Fox and Desola Teague Fox. She was retired from the furniture industry as a sewer. Geneva was a member at St. Luke Lutheran Church in…

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David Vance Barnette

David Vance Barnette, 72, of Taylorsville, passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Davis Regional Medical Center, in Statesville. He was born April 23, 1945, son of the late James Clay and Dora Clay Adams Barnette. David was an upholster for many years, and retired as a truck driver.…

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Patricia Turcott

Patricia Turcott, 72, of Stony Point, formerly of Watertown, New York, passed away, surrounded by her loved ones, on September 14, 2017. Her smile, laugh, and loving heart will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Born July 1, 1945 to Charles and Florence Belcher, she married the love of her life, Wendell Turcott,…

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