April 04, 2020

Area Obituaries

Brent Lee Sanders

Brent Lee Sanders, 39, of Lucedale, Mississippi, formerly of Hickory, passed away on March 27, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Alexander Funeral Service when finalized. Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.

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Janet Lee Hamby Hill

Janet Lee Hamby Hill, 65, of the Bethlehem Community, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at her residence. She was born on December 25, 1954, in Caldwell County, daughter of the late Thomas George and Mary Jane Hart Hamby. During her career, she was employed at Shuford Mills and was a member at…

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Claris (C.R.) Roosevelt Williams Jr.

Claris (C.R.) Roosevelt Williams Jr., 79, of Statesville, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Gordon Hospice House. He was born Sunday, November 24, 1940 in Iredell County. A private graveside service will be conducted in the Living Word Ministry Cemetery. Pastor James Lewis will officiate. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family by visiting…

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John (J.D.) David Keller

    John (J.D.) David Keller, 94, of Hiddenite, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Gordon Hospcie House. He was born Tuesday, July 14, 1925, in Cabarrus County, the son of the late Anderson Keller and Ida Pennell Keller. J.D. served in World War II as an MP for the United States Marine Corps. He…

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Blanch Erline Allen Jones

Blanch Erline Allen Jones, 81, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 23, 2020 at her residence. Born April 15, 1938, daughter of the late James and Jamie Teague Allen, Blanch was a member at Liberty Grove Baptist Church. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Randy Allen, and significant other, James…

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Lindsay Herman

Lindsay Herman, 88, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at his home. Lindsay was born November 20, 1931, in Alexander County, the son of the late William McKinley Herman and Lelia Pennell Herman. He had worked for Hickory White Furniture for over 40 years and was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist…

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Tonya Lanee Allen

Tonya Lanee Allen, 47, of Hiddenite, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at her residence. Tonya was born July 15, 1972, in Iredell County, the daughter of Helen Harmon Watson of Hiddenite and the late Kirby Steve Allen. Tonya had worked as a CNA and was of the Baptist faith. Including her father, she…

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Gary Leonard Killian, Sr.

Gary Leonard Killian, Sr., 67, of Mocksville, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Gary was born December 24, 1952, in Catawba County, the son of the late Donald Leonard Killian and Elsie Iona Decker Killian. He was a truck driver and of the Lutheran faith. Those left to…

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James Eldon Hicks, Sr

James Eldon Hicks, Sr, 80, left this world peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home. He was ready to go home and meet his Lord. He was born May 31, 1939, in Rich Mountain, Tennessee, in Campbell County, the son of the late James Franklin and Sadie Marie Womble Hicks. In addition to…

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Anne M. Bowles

Anne M. Bowles, 102, of Taylorsville, born August 31, 1917, died Thursday, March 19, 2020. The matriarch of our family and the love of our lives passed into her glorious home with the Lord. She was preceded in death by parents, Lon and Victoria Meadows, five brothers and three sisters. She was married to Guy…

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