June 02, 2020

Area Obituaries

Patsy Stamey Lovell

Patsy Stamey Lovell, 90, of Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at her residence. Born November 20, 1929, in Habersham County, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Arlin Stamey and Annie Mae Black Stamey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Lovell and Darrell…

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Joann Morrison Crawford

Joann Morrison Crawford, 69, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Joann was born on August 19, 1950, in Caldwell County, to Lewis Thomas Morrison and Dorothy Hice Morrison. She graduated from Hiddenite High School in 1968 and from Appalachian State University in 1972 with a degree in…

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Millard “Mack” Watson

Millard “Mack” Watson, 81, of Barich Lane, Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at his residence. Mack was born July 3, 1938, in Caldwell County, the son of the late Edmund Watson and Eleanor McCall Watson. He had worked as a baler of scrap materials for Plastic Packaging of Hickory until his retirement.…

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Joehann (Joe) Von Campbell

Joehann (Joe) Von Campbell, 46, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 15, 2020. He was born on Saturday, April 27, 1974, in Iredell County, to Vickie Paulette Campbell Hass of Statesville. He served in the United States Marine Corp. He was employed by the Town of Maiden as an electrical supervisor. Joe was…

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Heidi Lynn Sayles

Heidi Lynn Sayles, 29, of Taylorsville, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Born to Kerry Lynn Hurlbut and Tammy Lynn Sayles, Hiedi attended Bethlehem Church of God. She loved tutoring children and sports of any kind. Heidi was preceded in death by her father and grandfather, Perry Sayles. In addition to her mother, Hiedi…

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Dorothy May Phillips Johnson

Dorothy May Phillips Johnson, 85, of Taylorsville, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory. Born to the late Roy Madison and Virginia Patterson Phillips, she was a member of Advent Christian Church, enjoyed collecting dolls, loved playing Bingo and tending to flowers, but most of all she loved…

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Raeford Leeper McLain Jr.

Raeford Leeper McLain Jr., 64, of Statesville, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was born Tuesday, May 31, 1955 in Iredell County. He was the son of the late Raeford Leeper McLain Sr. and Geraldine Jordan McLain. Raeford was an avid sportsman and retired after 30 years working for the…

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Edward Stephen Clanton

Edward Stephen Clanton, 46, of Statesville, went home to be with the Lord and was reunited with his mother on May 13, 2020. Stephen was born on August 30, 1973, son of Flake Herman Clanton and the late Mary McHargue Clanton. He was previously employed at the Iredell County Public Library until his health declined.…

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Lewis C. Charlesworth

Lewis C. Charlesworth, 91, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Chapman Funeral Home at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.

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Rev. Albert Ray Childress

Rev. Albert Ray Childress, 89, of Wilkesboro, began his eternal walk with his Lord on May 12, 2020. Born to the late Vance and Hester Blackwelder Childress, Albert served in the US Air Force and pastored many churches in Florida and North Carolina. In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his…

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