April 20, 2021

Area Obituaries

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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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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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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Don Franklin Simmons

Don Franklin Simmons, 77, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday evening, April 15, 2021, at his home. Mr. Simmons was born on October 13, 1943, in Alexander County, to the late Clifford Bliff and Emma Louise Sharpe Simmons. Don was a Mechanical Engineer for Comm Scope until retirement then enjoyed traveling. In addition to his parents,…

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William “Bruce” Harding

William “Bruce” Harding, 72, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 13, 2021, at Trinity Village in Hickory. Bruce was born June 22, 1948, to the late Max and Natalie Harding in Joliet, Illinois. He was a self-employed carpenter by trade and was of the Baptist faith. Those left to cherish the memories of…

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Lester Lee Shumaker

Lester Lee Shumaker, 82, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday evening, April 12, 2021. Lester was born on May 6, 1938, in Iredell County, to the late Virgil Ray and Mettie Jordan Shumaker. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and working jigsaw puzzles. During his working career, Lester was a…

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