February 24, 2021

Margaret Rebecca Robinson Barker

Margaret Rebecca Robinson Barker, 86, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at her home. She was born on September 17, 1934, in Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas, to the late Crawford Robinson and Victoria Carter Stigger, as well as stepmother, Blondell Ross Robinson. Margaret was a member of Love & Unity Resurrection Assembly. Those…

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Connie “Goo” Mack Chapman

Connie “Goo” Mack Chapman, 85, of Stony Point, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born Monday, September 2, 1935, in Alexander County, to the late Dave Chapman and Reba Mays Chapman. Goo was a member of Stony Point Tabernacle Baptist Church, where he served as…

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Alex men arrested, suspects in double murder

Updated Feb. 23, 2021, 2:39 p.m. Two Alexander County men have been arrested, as authorities believe the men killed two men and injured a third person over the weekend. On February 18, 2021, at 11:45 p.m., the Gaston County Police 911 Center received a report of a shooting at Lowery Wood Road and Lewis Farm…

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Baby Navy Brooke Bowles

Baby Navy Brooke Bowles went to be with Jesus on February 21, 2021. Although we only held you for a short time, you will always be in our hearts. Those that are left and are grieving the loss of Navy include her parents, Joshua and Haley Holman Bowles; brothers, Shepherd and Sutton Bowles; grandparents, Tim…

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Irene Marie Olson Shedrow

Irene Marie Olson Shedrow, 78, of Taylorsville, passed away February 21, 2021. She was born to the late Guy Olson and Fern Irene Hahn Megge-Smith on February 12, 1943. Ms. Irene was of the Christian faith. Those left to cherish the memories of Irene include two daughters, Angela Sanders and Jackie Shedrow; brothers, Frank and…

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Betty Louise Dyson Cline

Betty Louise Dyson Cline, 79, of Conover, passed away February 21, 2021. She was born to the late John Henry (Ruth) Dyson and Ruby Mitchell (JD Goble) on September 11, 1941. Betty enjoyed flowers, gardening, cooking, and her grandkids most of all. She attended Oxford Baptist Church in Conover. Along with her parents, those preceding…

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Roy Everette Bruce

Roy Everette Bruce, 75, of Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Carolina Caring in Newton. Roy was born May 27, 1945 in Cherokee County. He was a furniture builder and also a teacher, where he taught classes for GED and many Biblical studies. He proudly served his country in the US Army…

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Billy Ray Meadows

Billy Ray Meadows, of Hiddenite, went to be with his Heavenly Father on his 84th birthday at the Glenn A Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury. Billy was born on February 19, 1937 to the late Royd Franklin Meadows and Ethel Sharpe Meadows. Billy served in the US Army from 1960-1962, during the Vietnam Era. He…

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Mary Alice Teague Brown

Mary Alice Teague Brown, 72, of Taylorsville, passed away peacefully February 18, 2021. She was born to the late Roscoe David and Mary Jane Catherine Brookshire Teague in Iredell County. Mrs. Brown was of the Christian faith and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church since she was a child. She graduated from Lenoir Rhyne…

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Jeffrey Coleman Parsons

Jeffrey Coleman Parsons, 54, of Taylorsville, passed away at his home on Thursday, February 18, 2021 following a brief illness. Jeffrey was born on April 23, 1966, in Alexander County, the son of Judy Mecimore Roberts and the late Ronald Coleman Parsons. He had worked for Matlock Used Cars & Parts and was of the…

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