May 21, 2019

Area Obituaries

Paul William Travis

Paul William Travis, 75, of Claremont, passed away on May 16, 2019 in Carolina Rehabilitation of Burke County. Born April 29, 1944, to the late Paul Herman and Edna Mae Huffman Travis, he was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and was retired from Guiltman Corp. He is survived by a son, Mark Travis;…

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Pamela “Gail” Gwaltney

Pamela “Gail” Gwaltney, 59, of Hiddenite, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. She passed away at Gordon Hospice House after a long battle with colon cancer and complications with multiple surgeries. Gail was born on August 27, 1959, in Iredell County. She was united in marriage…

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Robert Steven Taylor

Robert Steven Taylor, 70, of Statesville, passed away at his home Monday, May 13, 2019. Mr. Taylor was born May 21, 1948 to the late Robert Elmore Taylor and Betty Sue Bumgarner. Mr. Taylor attended South River Baptist Church and was a member of the Gamewell Fire Department. In addition to his parents, Mr. Taylor…

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Patsy Evelyn Brock

Patsy Evelyn Brock, 71, of Moravian Falls, began her walk with Jesus on May 13, 2019. Born to Wesley Odell and Patsy Johnson Wingler, Patsy served her community as a teacher’s assistant in the Alexander and Wilkes County school systems until retirement. She was a member at East Taylorsville Baptist Church, enjoyed working in her…

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Joanne Millsaps Patterson

Joanne Millsaps Patterson, 80, of Hiddenite, went to be with her Lord in heaven peacefully, at home, on Monday, May 13, 2019 surrounded by those that loved her. Joanne was born on April 10, 1939, in Iredell County, to the late Virgil and Irene Givens Millsaps. She graduated Central School in 1957. She married Otha…

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Carfene Wilma Clark Shew

Carfene Wilma Clark Shew, 87, of Taylorsville, passed away at her home on May 12, 2019. She was born to the late Obie Elmore and Nina Rose Clark. Carfene attended Russell Gap Baptist Church, enjoyed gardening, sewing, time with her family, gospel singings, but most of all her salvation and her relationship with her Lord…

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Geneva Janet Dooley

Geneva Janet Dooley, 78, of NC Hwy 127, Taylorsville went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. She was born May 21, 1940, in Mingo County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of the late McKinley and Estella Williams. She was valedictorian of Liberty High School’s…

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Kathleen Icenhour Lail

Kathleen Icenhour Lail, 77, of Conover, went to be with the Lord and was reunited with her daughter, Jolene, on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2019. She was born July 31, 1941, in Alexander County, to the late Francis Ralph Icenhour and Fleta Warren Icenhour. Kathleen was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in…

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Juanita J. Billings

Juanita J. Billings, 89, of Barrett Mountain Road, Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Billings was born November 20, 1929, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Arthur Augustus Jolly and Lucy C. Echerd Jolly. She was a seamstress for Carolina Glove until retirement and was of the…

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Eugene Ivory Redmond

Eugene Ivory Redmond, 88, of Stony Point, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Valley Medical Center in Taylorsville after a period of declining health. Born to the late William and Lavinia Redmond, he served in the US Army and was of the Baptist faith. Eugene enjoyed fishing, attending gospel concerts, and loved the…

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