May 24, 2020

Area Obituaries

Shirley William Dunlap

Shirley William Dunlap, 87, of Stony Point, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2020 at St. Joesph Baptist Church. Rev. Darrick Clemons will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the…

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Michael Alan Merrill

Michael Alan Merrill, 55, of Troutman, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at his residence. Michael was born January 21, 1965, in Iredell County, the son of Martha Isenhour Merrill and the late Ronald Dean Merrill. He had worked for Food Lion. Including his mother, those left to cherish his memory include his daughter,…

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Mary “Alice” Warren Childers

Mary “Alice” Warren Childers, 94, of Taylorsville, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Sherrills Ford Hospice House. She was born on April 3, 1926, daughter of the late Pleas and Ruby Martin Warren. After college, Alice was recruited by the FBI in Washington, DC, where she worked for several years until returning to…

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Patsy Gail Fidler

Patsy Gail Fidler, 69, of Hiddenite, died Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born June 1, 1950, she was the daughter of Raymond Harold Milem and Suma Gaynell Milem. Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net.

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Phyllis Kay Johnson Harp

Phyllis Kay Johnson Harp, 76, of Statesville, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. Born in Alexander County, she was the daughter of the late Glenn Johnson and Annie Stine Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Johnson, and a sister, Hilda Motsinger. Phyllis…

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Wayne Leon Waugh

Wayne Leon Waugh, 96, of Statesville, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Maple Leaf Health Care. He was born March 25, 1924, in Iredell County, and was the son of the late Marvin Thomas Waugh and Mamie Massey Waugh. Wayne was married 54 years to his loving wife, Rebekah Dutton Waugh, who preceded…

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Allie “Ray” Lovette

Allie “Ray” Lovette, 81, of Taylorsville, passed away peacefully in Valley Nursing Center, Taylorsville, on Friday, April 17, 2020. He was born May 29, 1938, in Wilkes County, to the late George Allen and Isabell Miller Lovette. After graduating from West Wilkes High, he entered the United States Air Force, serving from 1957-60. He was…

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Danny Ray Stikeleather Jr.

Danny Ray Stikeleather Jr., 51, of Stony Point, passed away Friday, April 17, 2020 at Gordon Hospice House after a brief illness. He was the son of Danny Ray Stikeleather Sr. and the late Virginia Mayberry Stikeleather. He was born in Iredell County on Monday, September 16, 1968. Danny was born into the Christian faith…

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Emma Lee Byrd Martin

Emma Lee Byrd Martin, 89, of Stony Point, passed away on April 14, 2020. Born to the late Lee Adam and Nancy Curley Byrd of Cabarrus County, Emma was a homemaker and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Emma enjoyed gardening, raising green beans. Emma will be remembered as one that took care of everyone,…

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Terry James Buchanan

Terry James Buchanan, 63, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, April 11, 2020. He was born to the late James Walter and Doris Marie Frye Buchanan on June 25, 1956 in Catawba County. He was a 1974 graduate of Alexander Central High School. Terry worked at Meredith Berta Company in Graphic…

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