February 18, 2019

Area Obituaries

Peggy Teague Weaver

Peggy Teague Weaver, 65, of Rink Dam Road, Taylorsville, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Ms. Weaver was born July 11, 1953, in Catawba County, the daughter of the late James Washington Teague and Marjorie “Margie” Moretz Teague. Peggy had worked as a seamstress for…

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Mark Jefferson “Jeff” Furey

Mark Jefferson “Jeff” Furey, 57, of Hiddenite, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Mr. Furey was born March 17, 1961, in Buncombe County, the son of the late Robert John “Bob” Furey and Verna Maude Greene Furey. He had worked in the furniture industry and was of the Baptist faith. He loved to…

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Chad Lee Kennedy Sr.

Chad Lee Kennedy Sr., 38, of Stony Point, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, February 9, 2019 at his home. Chad was born August, 5, 1980. He was the son of Jane Rector Fox (Sonny) and the late John Kennedy, both from Statesville. He was a graduate of Mitchell Community College. He enjoyed playing baseball all during…

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George Alton Bowman

George Alton Bowman, 75, of the Bethlehem Community, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on February 22, 1943, the son of the late Lindsey McCree and Fleta Grace Honeycutt Bowman. During his career, George worked as a supervisor in the furniture industry and was…

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Wanda Sue Greene

Wanda Sue Greene, 71, of Hickory, passed away on February 7, 2019 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Sue was born on March 30, 1947, in Iredell County, to the late Hobert and Minnie Pope Martin. Sue was married 35 years to Paul Greene. Sue loved camping and traveling and being with friends. Sue loved her…

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Joanne Wynne Tart

Joanne Wynne Tart, 79, of Taylorsville, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Frye Regional Medical Center. Born Tuesday, September 5, 1939, she was the daughter of William Wynne and Ernestine Clementine Pons. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughter, Camille Tart Adams of Taylorsville; her son, Brian Tart of Hickory; and her brother, Bill…

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Eric Leon Burgess

Eric Leon Burgess, 69, of Johnny Martin Lane, Stony Point, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Burgess was born July 18, 1949 the son of the late T. Garfield Burgess and Hilda Waugh Burgess. He graduated from Stony Point High School, 1967; Appalachian State University, 1971 and 1977; employed by Alexander…

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Eric Dale Nunnery

Eric Dale Nunnery, 28, of Hiddenite, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Eric was born March 28, 1990, in Iredell County, the son of Tammy Transeau Harmon and the late Jeffery Dale Nunnery. Eric was a graduate of Forsyth Tech, where he earned his associate degree as a…

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Herman “Bud” Fred Stocks

Herman “Bud” Fred Stocks, 88, of Hiddenite, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 22, 1930, the son of the late James Elbert and Ruby Warren Stocks. During his career, Bud worked as a carpenter and also at Broyhill Furniture for 13 years. In his spare…

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Rev. Horace McNeil Moree

Rev. Horace McNeil Moree, 90, of Taylorville, passed away at his residence on Monday, February 4, 2019 following a period of declining health. He was born on July 7, 1928, in Richmond County, to the late James Spencer and Jennie Sewell Moree. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by four brothers, Harold, Clayton,…

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