July 23, 2019

Area Obituaries

Annie Tevepaugh Daniels

Annie Tevepaugh Daniels, 95, of Daniels Ridge Road, Taylorsville, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Annie was born July 19, 1924, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Reece Tevepaugh and Ethel Kerley Tevepaugh. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.…

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Jonathan Lewis Dunlop, Jr.

Heaven gained another angel, Infant Jonathan Lewis Dunlop, Jr., on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. He was born to his loving parents, Chasity Daniels and Jonathan Lewis Dunlop, Sr., both of Hiddenite. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparent, Doyle Daniels, and uncle, Darren Daniels. Including his parents, he…

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George Markis Martin

George Markis Martin, 89, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Carolina Caring in Newton. Born April 8, 1930 to the late John Spenser and Eva Cinathia Combs Martin, in Alexander County, he was retired from ShurTape in Stony Point. He was an active member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Stony Point. He will always…

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Jerome Charles Libby

Jerome Charles Libby, 83, of Hiddenite, passed away on July 17, 2019 at Gordon’s Hospice House in Statesville after a period of declining health. Born on November 20, 1935 to the late Cecil O. and Florence Mann Libby, he was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed bowling and playing golf. Mr. Libby is survived by…

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Rev. Chase White, Jr.

Rev. Chase White, Jr., 69, of Spencer Mountain, former pastor of Beulah Baptist Church, Taylorsville, passed away in Iredell Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019. Born to the late Chase White, Sr. and Ruby Little White on October 15, 1949, Chase devoted his life to the ministry. Chase was currently serving as Mayor…

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Sandra Diane Chapman Hatcher

Sandra Diane Chapman Hatcher, 48, of Statesville, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, after an extended illness. Sandra was born on Monday, July 20, 1970, in Iredell County, to the late Steve Morris and Diane Campbell Chapman who survives. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 19, 2019, at Chapman Funeral…

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Celeste Loraine Gribble Atkinson

Celeste Loraine Gribble Atkinson, 48, of Statesville, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She was born in Stephens County, Georgia, on April 12, 1971, to Marion “Mike” Brown Epperson and the late Robert Andrew Gribble. Celeste graduated from Franklin High School in Franklin, NC, and Mitchell Community College. She…

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Ralph “Preston” Chapman

Ralph “Preston” Chapman, age 44 of Stony Point, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 14, 2019. Preston was born to Ralph Anthony Chapman, of Stony Point and the late Teresa Gail Beaver Roberts in Iredell County on Wednesday, January 8, 1975. Preston worked in construction, specializing in painting. Preston was of the Methodist faith. In addition…

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Marie Pennell Adkins

Marie Pennell Adkins, age 86 of Taylorsville passed away on July 14, 2019, at Catawba Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born on June 6, 1933, to the late Phletus Branks and Carrie Shook Pennell.  Marie worked for over 50 years at Carolina Glove in Taylorsville, and was a member of East Taylorsville…

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David Marvin Proffitt

David Marvin Proffitt, age 51 of Taylorsville, passed away on July 14, 2019. Born October 30, 1967, to the late Roger Lee and Brenda Davis Proffitt. David was a machine operator for Centro Inc., enjoyed making custom knives, paint ball, fishing, four wheeling, and being outdoors. Those left to cherish the memories of David include:…

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