November 27, 2020

Area Obituaries

Beverly Dokum Fletcher

Beverly Dokum Fletcher, 39, of Hiddenite, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 after a long, courageous battle. Beverly was born September 5, 1981 in Little Current, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Gilbert Dokum and Heneritta Pitawanakwat. She was a homemaker and a member of Hiddenite Baptist Church. In addition to her…

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Honorable Benjamin William Hines

Honorable Benjamin William Hines, 87, of Taylorsville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. A graveside funeral service for Hon. Ben Hines will be conducted at Three Forks Baptist Church in Taylorsville on Friday, November 27, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Phil Chapman, Rev. Jason Payne, and Rev.…

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Hazel Christine Davidson Brown

Hazel Christine Davidson Brown, 78, of Hiddenite, passed away at the Taylorsville House on Monday, November 23, 2020. The family will conduct a private service at a later date. Hazel was born on November 17, 1942, in Alexander County, to the late Noah Parks and Sarah Auton Davidson. She was a member of White Plains…

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Linda Kay Ingram Barnes

Linda Kay Ingram Barnes, 73, of Taylorsville, passed away with her family by her side on Monday, November 23, 2020. Linda was born January 9, 1947, in Alexander County, to the late Haskel and Edith Sawyer Ingram. A graveside service for Mrs. Barnes will be conducted at Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery on Wednesday, November 25,…

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Teresa Lee Keller Pilkins

Teresa Lee Keller Pilkins, 54, of Taylorsville, passed away at her residence on Monday, November 23, 2020. Teresa was born May 17, 1966, in Alexander County, to the late Herman “Hoyle” Keller and Phyllis Teague Kerley. Teresa was of the Baptist faith and had  worked in the furniture industry. Those left to cherish the memories…

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Robert Channing Moose

At the age of seventeen, Robert Channing Moose left this temporary home to reside in Heaven on the night of November 22, 2020 in Hickory, North Carolina. Robert was born into a military family, and became a stellar Army JROTC cadet at Hickory High School, where he led others by honorable example, was a friend…

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Gerald “Jerry” William Van Orden

Gerald “Jerry” William Van Orden, 62, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Jerry was born on August 9, 1958 to the late Catherine Mae Van Orden Venosh in Dover City, New Jersey. Jerry was a member of Jesus Life Worship Center. He enjoyed fishing, working, model cars,…

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Adam Dale Mecimore

Adam Dale Mecimore, 12 days old of Olin, went to be in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem. He was born Tuesday, November 10, 2020, in Iredell County, to David Wayne Mecimore and Kelly Dale Lackey. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.…

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Michael Wayne Crowe

Michael Wayne Crowe, 42, of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his residence. He was born September 15, 1978, in Catawba County, to Monty Wayne and Joyce Greene Crowe. He was preceded in death by a sister, Misty Reames Honeycutt, and his grandparents. Mr. Crowe was a member of…

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Curtis ‘Wendell’ Wike

Curtis ‘Wendell’ Wike, 80, of Rocky Face Church Road, Taylorsvlle, passed away on November 20, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center after experiencing a brief illness. Wendell was born September 8, 1940, in Alexander County, the last of 13 children born to the late Roby Wike and Cora Harrington Wike. Wendell loved the Lord and…

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