August 03, 2020

Area Obituaries

Juanita McDanel

Juanita “Jane” Hanrahan McDanel, 87, of Hiddenite, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020, at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.

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Jewel Chapman Benton

Jewel Chapman Benton, 91, departed this life July 13, 2020. Born in Taylorsville to Marion Butler Chapman and Effie Brookshire Chapman, she spent most of her life in the Winston-Salem area. She leaves behind her daughters, Ann White of Fishers, Indiana, and Tamra Welborn of Winston-Salem; and a brother, Eugene Chapman of Stony Point. Jewel…

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Agnes Johnson

Agnes Elizabeth Johnson, age 86 of Taylorsville, passed away on July 12, 2020, at Valley Nursing Center in Taylorsville. She was born to the late Authur Lefeate and Annie Elizabeth Sharpe Harris in Caldwell County. Agnes enjoyed sewing, crocheting, working crossword puzzles, playing the piano, and working in her flowers, but most of all, she…

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Linda Townsend

Linda G. Townsend, age 53, of Taylorsville, went home to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Linda was born July 11, 1967 in Iredell County, the daughter of Martha Maxine Somers Sarver and her husband, David, of Taylorsville and the late Lucky Roger Hartness. Linda worked in the furniture most of…

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Jerldine Nance

Jerldine Icenhour Nance, age 83, of Taylorsville, fell asleep in death on Sunday, July 12, 2020, at the home surrounded by family and friends. She was born July 17, 1936, in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Kinzell and Quez Icenhour. Jerldine dedicated her life to Jehovah God and was baptized in 1969. She…

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Erita Faye Scott Babson

Erita Faye Scott Babson, 72, of Hiddenite, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at her residence after an extended illness. There are no formal services scheduled at this time.

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Wendell “Mark” Daniels

Wendell “Mark” Daniels, aka “Spiderman,” age 54 of Taylorsville, passed away on July 11, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. He was born to Rosa Marie Bradford Daniels and the late Leonard Wilson Daniels in Alexander County. Mark worked in furniture for a while but will always be remembered as the DJ at B86 and…

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Linda Jean Parker Fox

Linda Jean Parker Fox, 76, of Taylorsville, began her eternal walk in Heaven on July 10, 2020. Born to the late Frank Lee and Mildred Louise Combs Parker, in Alexander County, Linda enjoyed her life, cooking for her family, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. During her working career, Linda was a sewer in…

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Thomas Nolan

  Thomas Nolan, age 68, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. Thomas was born December 26, 1951, in Miami, Florida, the son of the late Chastian Nolan and Beatrice O’Conner. He was a US Marine veteran who served in Vietnam and was of the…

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Tony Leonard Wellman

Tony Leonard Wellman, age 74, of Hiddenite, left this world for his heavenly home on Friday, July 10, 2020, at his residence. Born on January 30, 1946, in Iredell County, the son of the late Murray McKinsey and Blonette Wellman. He was a professional truck driver and enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing, watching the Cowboys play…

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