September 16, 2019

Area Obituaries

Glenn Graham Wilson

Glenn Graham Wilson passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was 79. Born to Jay William Wilson and Janie Mae Wilson on January 11, 1940, Glenn grew up in Marion. He attended Marion High School, where he starred as guard and linebacker on the Rippers’ championship football teams of ’57 and ’58. After graduating…

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Anna Mae Fox Wallace

Anna Mae Fox Wallace, 67, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 at her residence. She was born on September 3, 1952, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Jimmie and Blanche Fox. During her career, Anna had worked at Alexvale and was a faithful member at Liledoun Baptist Church. She had…

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Thomas Roy Moore

Thomas Roy Moore, 66, of Statesville, passed away after an extended illness at his home on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The Funeral Service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Unity Independent Baptist Church in Stateville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Condolences…

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Anthony (Paul) McKinney, Sr.

Anthony (Paul) McKinney, Sr., 53, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019. He was born June 19, 1966, in Wilkes County, to R.L. McKinney and Ruby Pauline (Polly) Stanley McKinney. He was preceded in death by his parents. Surviving are his wife, Wendy McKinney of Taylorsville; his children, Anthony Paul McKinney, Jr. and spouse…

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Wayne Edward Starnes

Wayne Edward Starnes, 68, of Taylorsville, passed away on September 4, 2019. Born March 17, 1951 to Billy Edward and Marie Dagenhart Starnes, Wayne worked at Hickory Daily Record and Mitchell Gold. He was also an avid fisherman, enjoyed playing golf and watching drag racing. Wayne was preceded in death by his father and a…

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Betty M. Long Poole

Betty M. Long Poole, 81, of Radio Road, departed from this life on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at her residence. Betty was born December 15, 1937, in Catawba County, the daughter of the late Gaither Long and Beatrice Barker Long. She was a 1954 graduate of Happy Plains High School. She also attended Bennett College,…

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Don Russell, Jr.

Don Russell, Jr., 84, of Moravian Falls, passed away at Wilkes Regional Hospital on September 4, 2019. Born to the late Don Lee and Willie Alma Steele Russell, Don served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 10 years, was a poultry farmer, and worked at Singer Furniture for 25 years. Don was also a…

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Mary Elizabeth (Lib) Johnson

Mary Elizabeth (Lib) Johnson, 89, of Statesville, passed away Monday, September 2, 2019 at Autumn Care in Statesville. The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 6, 2019 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service in the Fellowship Hall. Burial will take place…

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Peggy Williams Martin

Peggy Williams Martin, 74, of Stony Point, died September 2, 2019 at Iredell Health System following a lengthy illness. She was born September 5, 1944 to the late John Herndon Williams and Bertie Whitmire Williams. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence Williams, Alfred Williams, and Frank Williams; and three sisters, Marguerite…

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Henry Cullen Shook

Henry Cullen Shook, 86, of Hiddenite, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at his home. Henry was born on Monday, March 20, 1933, in Iredell County, to the late James Cecil and Elsie Byers Shook. In addition to his parents, Henry was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Bell Keever Shook; his brother,…

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