• Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Franklin Clontz

    Franklin Clontz China Grove Franklin Bernard Clontz, 76, of China Grove, NC passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, September 19, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Clontz was born August 24, 1943 in Cabarrus County, to the late Homer and Mattie Clontz.  Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Shirley Patterson Clontz of the home; daughter Suzzane A. Clontz Munn and husband Warren; son Ritchie B. Clontz; step children Dale Christy and wife Valerie; Jill C. Wherry and Lily E. …

  • Albemarle

    Steve Troutman

    Steve Troutman, 62, of New London passed away Thursday September 19, 2019 in his home. His funeral service will be 2:00PM Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at Highland Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Madaris officiating. Burial will follow in the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 22nd from 6:00PM-8:00PM at Highland Baptist Church. Steve was born July 2, 1957 in Stanly County, NC, and is the son of Jeanette Whitley Troutman and the late Ronald C. Troutman. Mr. Troutman was a member of Highland Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and he was also a Gideon. He was a Veteran of the United…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    James Hardy

    James Hardy Concord James Thomas Hardy, 56, of Concord, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Tommy was born September 7, 1963 in Concord to the late James Edward Hardy and Judy Lambert Yates.  In addition to his father, Tommy was also preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Adam Lambert and Ruby Hooks; and paternal grandparents, Jeff and Minnie Hardy.   Tommy was a loving father, devoted son and brother.  He had a really big heart, always helping children and the e…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Sherman Tucker

    Sherman Tucker Albemarle Sherman Allen Tucker, 78, of Albemarle, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Mr. Tucker was born January 22, 1941 in North Carolina to the late Floyd Levi Tucker and the late Rachel Anise Tucker.  She was also preceded in death by sister, Shirley Ann Tucker. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Army National Guard, a manager in the textile industry, and a farmer. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm, Sunday, Sep…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Kitsie Shaver

    Kitsie Shaver Concord Kitsie DeAnna Shaver, 45, of Concord, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at home with family by her side. Kitsie was born November 11, 1973 in Concord to the late Ernest Harrison Troutman and the late Frances Carolyn Kiker Troutman. Kitsie was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother.  She loved lighthouses, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.  Kitsie will be forever loved and dearly missed.   Survivors include b…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Robert Love, Sr.

    Robert Love, Sr. Stanfield Robert Allen Love, 82, of Stanfield, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Spring Arbor in Albemarle. Robert was born August 9, 1937 in Stanly County to the late Thomas Melbourne Love and the late Jocelyn Love.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joy Lynn Love; and brother, Thomas Malcolm Love. Mr. Love entered the US Air Force after graduating from Stanfield High School.  After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, he moved to Tamp…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Janice Dyer

    Janice Dyer Locust Janice Lee Dyer (Memaw) of Locust, NC passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at the age of 87.  Janice (Jan) was born on January 18, 1932 in Milton, WV to the late James and Eva Kinder.  She was also preceded in death by her husband Cdr. Robert Deane Dyer,  son Jeffrey Deane Dyer and granddaughter, Savannah. Jan is survived by her Sister, Jane Ray and her husband, Mendel and  sons, Robert Lee Dyer and wife, Susan of Canton, GA and Mark Alan Dyer and wife…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Rodger Huneycutt

    Rodger Huneycutt Richfield Rodger “Dale” Huneycutt, 60, of Richfield, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at his home. Mr. Huneycutt was born February 16, 1959 to Edith Hatley Huneycutt and the late Ray “Punkin” Huneycutt. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his grandfather, Doc Huneycutt. Dale enjoyed welding and making art out of horseshoes. His most prized qualities were his consideration for others and his overwhelming desire to help anyone in need. Dale will be…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Ida Mildred Purser Hall

    Ida Mildred Purser Hall Mildred Hall, 94 years of age, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 17,2019. She was also preceded in death by two sisters Hazel Hilton, Pauline Stevenson and four brothers Harold, June, Jake and Jerry Purser and one grandson Thomas Hall lll. Mildred was a loving mother and (great-great) grandmother, an avid gardener, treasured caretaker, incredible cook, and social butterfly. All who know her have witnessed her loving grace, her childlike joy,…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Willie Simpson

    Willie Simpson Misenheimer Willie Eugene Simpson, 77, of Misenheimer, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Bethany Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albemarle. Mr. Simpson was born July 23, 1942 in Stanly County to the late Beverly Webster Simpson and the late Margie Hudson Simpson. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Calvin Simpson, Delano Allen Simpson and sister, Martha Kay Simpson Hough. Willie was retired from Collins and Aikman in Albemarle. The family will recei…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Roy Shaver

    Roy Shaver Richfield Roy Leman Shaver, 83, of Richfield, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at Bethany Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albemarle. Mr. Shaver was born June 11, 1936 to the late Daniel Richard Shaver and the late Artie Treece Shaver Earnhardt. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Nadine Shaver; brothers, Kenneth Shaver and Floyd Shaver. Roy was know as the “Donkey Man”. He took his donkey, Humphrey all around town giving childre…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Harold Johnson, Jr.

    Harold Johnson, Jr. Harrisburg Harold Lee Johnson, Jr., 65, of Harrisburg, NC passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019. Harold was born May 9, 1954 in Huntington, WV, to the late Harold Johnson Sr. and the late Dorothy Bias Johnson.  He was also preceded in death by sister, Judy Carol Benitez. When he was five years old, his family relocated to Sanford, FL.  In 1976, he joined the Sanford Fire Department, where he served as a Firefighter/EMT for 25 years.  Harold had a passion …

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Grace Mauldin

    Grace Mauldin Albemarle Grace C. Mauldin, 82, of Albemarle, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Mrs. Mauldin was born November 26, 1936 in Stanly County to the late A. Lee Clark and the late Ethel Kepley Clark. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lane Mauldin; and brothers, Tim Clark and J.R. Clark. The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM, Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral…

  • Albemarle

    Jerry Gordon Springer

    Jerry Gordon Springer, 78, of Albemarle, passed after a brief illness on Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, Salisbury, NC. His funeral service will be 2 Pm Friday September 20, 2019 at West Albemarle Baptist Church with Rev. Adam Hatley officiating. Burial will follow in Stanly Garden of Memory. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 Pm until 8 Pm at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle. Gordon was born February 11, 1941 in Stanly County, NC and was the son of the late James Springer and Cora Hudson Springer. Mr. Springer was a member of West Albemarle Baptist Church and was…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    James McKeon

    James McKeon James Peter McKeon, Sr., 79, of Concord, NC, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at Accordius Health of Mooresville, NC. Jim was born June 9, 1940 in Teaneck, NJ, to the late James and Mary McKeon.  He was also preceded in death by brothers, Robert and David McKeon. Jim was a very skilled carpenter, well-known for his grandfather clocks and other handcrafted pieces.  He was former president of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 453.  …

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Dana Toler

    Dana Toler Dana Marlene Shelton Toler, 63, of Concord, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at home with family by her side. Dana Toler was born December 15, 1955 in Danville, Virginia to the late Martin Shelton Sr. and the late Doris Mae Hall Shelton. Dana loved going to the beach, listening to music and spending time with her grandkids.  Most of all, she dearly loved her family.  Dana was a loving wife, mother and Memaw.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew… Dana M…

  • Albemarle

    Aaron Todd Paige

    Aaron Todd Paige, 21, of Stanfield passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019. His funeral service will be Sunday, September 15 at 2:30 PM at Kinza Memorial Baptist Church in Stanfield with Rev. Darryl Nance officiating. The body will lie in state prior to the service from 2 PM till 2:30 PM. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Interment will take place in the church cemetery. Born June 6, 1998 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of Malinda Morton Vanhoy (Johnny) of Stanfield and Todd Felton Paige of Locust. Aaron was a graduate of West Stanly High School and a member of Kinza…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Robert (Bud) Julius McEachern, Jr.

    Robert (Bud) Julius McEachern, Jr. Midland Robert (Bud) Julius McEachern, Jr., 87, of Midland, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Bud was born on February 12, 1932, in Midland, NC to the late Robert J. McEachern, Sr., and the late Sudie Brown McEachern.  He was also predeceased by his sisters Helen M. Little and Katy M. Jeffers. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Norma Hollifield McEachern, of the home;  son Neil McEachern (Cindy) and daughter Holli M. Burgess (Roger)…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Ricky Barbee

    Ricky Barbee Ricky Lane Barbee, 64, of Concord, NC went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Ricky was born August 8, 1955 in Concord, NC the son of the late Buford Samuel Barbee and the late Annie Lee Helms Barbee.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Cox and Katherine Porter.   He is survived by three brothers, Sterling Barbee and wife Mary; David Barbee and Ronnie Barbee; as well as many loving nieces and nephews. The family will…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Ludmilla “Millie” Breckner

    Ludmilla “Millie” Breckner Concord Ludmilla (Millie) Breckner, age 92, passed away peacefully into the welcoming eternal arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, surrounded by family and friends on  Monday, September 2, 2019. Millie was born May 1, 1927 in Endicott, New York to the late Frank Peter Duffek and the late Elizabeth Duffek, where she was raised attending school throughout her childhood, as 1 of 11 siblings. Millie knew that one of life’s greatest privileges by every measure…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Tyler Whitley

    Tyler Whitley Oakboro Tyler Scott Whitley, 32, of Oakboro, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Autumn Care of Marshville. Tyler was born November 29, 1986 in Mecklenburg County to Scottie Whitley and Leigh Ann Love. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ed Whitley; and two uncles Tim and Andy Whitley. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday, September 9, 2019 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The funeral service will be on Tuesday at 3:00 pm at Gleaning M…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Elsie Furr

    Elsie Furr Elsie Aleta Furr, 95, long time resident of Stanfield , NC passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Rex Rehab and Health Care in Apex, NC. Ms. Furr was born October 17, 1923 in Cabarrus County, NC to the late Sidney and Rettie Williams.   She was also preceded in death by her husband, James “Pete” Furr; son W.R.”Bill” Furr; grandson Stephen Carpenter; sister Laura Bell Morgan; and brothers Roy, Joseph, Charlie and Ellis Williams.   The family will… Elsie Ale…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    William Irvin Hudson

    William Irvin Hudson Mount Gilead William Irvin Hudson, 80, of Mount Gilead, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Monarch Group Home in Mount Gilead. Mr. Hudson was born August 16, 1939 to the late Floyd George and Bertha Mae Hudson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Thelma Lee Wilkins, Vallie Marie Hudson and Annie Ruth Hudson The graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:00 am, at Hudson Cemetery in Norwood, officia…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Hilda Small

    Hilda Small Charlotte Hilda Lawrence Small, 83, of Charlotte, NC, passed away, Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville, NC. Hilda (Hulda) Mason was born on March 8, 1936 in Longbranch, NJ to Jack Mason and Ruth Napoleon Mason.  The family of siblings included James Mason, Danny Mason, Samuel R. Mason Edward Mason and Ruth Henrietta Mason. She was married to Henry M. Lawrence Sr. and together they had seven children, Denise E. Lawrence-Wilder, Henry…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Olen Huneycutt

    Olen Huneycutt Stanfield Olen Reece Huneycutt, 68, of Stanfield, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Huneycutt was born September 24, 1950 to the late Garett Reece and Dorothy Mae Morton Huneycutt. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Paul Alan Huneycutt and mother of his children, Susan Dian Griffin Huneycutt. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Hartsell …

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Lisa Murray

    Lisa Murray Kannapolis Lisa Ann Murray, 54, of Kannapolis, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord. Lisa was born September 29, 1964   to Gerald Wayne Cress and the late Linda Sue Cress.  In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by her late husband, Michael Murray. Lisa was a wonderful mother and even better grandmother.  She was very carefree, worried a little too much about her family, and was all around a great person….

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Linda Hartsell

    Linda Hartsell Midland Linda Little Hartsell “MeeMaw”, 77, of Midland, NC passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Mrs. Hartsell was born September 17, 1941 in Oakboro, NC to the late Singleton Little and Edith Curlee Little. Linda married James “Bo” Hartsell of Oakboro, NC on June 4, 1961 and together they lovingly raised their family in Midland. Linda was a lifetime member of Oakboro United Methodist Church and was a regular attendee of Bethel… Lind…

  • Albemarle,  Concord,  Midland

    Robert McEachern

    Robert McEachern Midland Robert (Bud) Julius McEachern, Jr., 87, of Midland, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Bud was born on February 12, 1932, in Midland, NC to the late Robert J. McEachern, Sr., and the late Sudie Brown McEachern.  He was also predeceased by his sisters Helen M. Little and Katy M. Jeffers. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Norma Hollifield McEachern, of the home;  son Neil McEachern (Cindy) and daughter Holli M. Burgess (Roger), all of Midland.&…

  • Albemarle

    Sylvia “Sue” V. Coleman

    Sylvia “Sue” V. Trimber Coleman, 81, of Stanfield passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in her home. There will be a Celebration of Life Saturday, Sept. 14, at 4 PM in the Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care Chapel (501 N. Central Ave. Locust, NC 28097) with Rev. Darryl Brown officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3 PM until 4 PM. Born September 9, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA Sue was the daughter of the late Sylvia V. Trimber and late F. Russell Trimber. She went to school at Plymouth Whitemarsh, PA and was a human resources director with National Liberty Life Insurance Company. After retirement she…

  • Albemarle

    Charles Edward “Jake” Ash

    Charles Edward “Jake” Ash, 77, of Albemarle passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 in his home. His funeral service will be at 11 AM on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. David Talbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care on Tuesday night from 6 until 8 PM. Born April 2, 1942 in Oakland, MD, he was the son of the late Homer Ash and Alta Knox Ash. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was a retired supervisor with Rusco. Mr. Ash is survived by his…

  • Albemarle

    Dr. Kimberly Elaine Ingold

    Dr. Kimberly Elaine Ingold, 50, of Norwood, passed away Saturday September 7, 2019. Her funeral service will be 4 Pm Thursday September 12, 2019 at Silver Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Little officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 Pm until 8 Pm at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle. Kim was born September 6, 1969 in Albemarle, NC and was the late daughter of Labon and Joyce Tucker Ingold.  She was a graduate of South Stanly High School and she received a Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University, a Masters of Art in…

  • Albemarle

    Joe Reece Hunt, Sr. “Bug”

    Joe Reece Hunt, Sr. “Bug” 63, of Albemarle passed away Saturday September 7, 2019. His funeral service will be Thursday September 12 at 3 PM in the Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care Chapel with Pastors Jack Luther and Bill Knapp officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 PM prior to the service. Joe was born November 22, 1955 and was the son of the late Carl James Hunt and the late Laura Hurley Hunt. Joe loved his family dearly and enjoyed working with his horses, horseback riding, and camping. He cherished the time he got to spend with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joe is survived by his…

  • Albemarle

    Martha Hough Bailey

    Martha Hough Bailey, 76, of Albemarle, NC died Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Tucker Hospice House.  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 14th at 1:00PM in the Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care Chapel in Albemarle. The family will receive friends from 12 PM to 1 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. Martha was born on March 5th, 1943 in Grayson County, VA to the late Joseph Carl Hough and Edith Wooldridge Hough.  She loved spending time with her family and she loved her grandchildren dearly.  Martha was married to the late Larry Ronald Bailey.  She is survived by two daughters; Meredith Snyder and JoBeth…

  • Albemarle

    Marie Perry Reap

    Marie Perry Reap, 78, of Mint Hill, NC died Saturday September 7, 2019 at her home.  Her funeral will be Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 10:00AM in the Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care Chapel in Albemarle with Rev. Keith Walters officiating.  She will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. The burial will follow at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Marie was born July 4th, 1941 in Huntsville, AL to the late Otha Perry and Emmie Edith Daniel Perry.  She was an accountant with Greyhound Bus in Charlotte, NC in her early years.  After the birth of her daughter, Kimberly, she became a homemaker.  She enjoyed song…

  • Albemarle

    Margaret Jean Coggin Osborn

    Margaret Jean Coggin Osborn, 91, of Badin, passed away Thursday September 5, 2019 at Trinity Place. Her Memorial Graveside will be 2:00PM Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 in Stanly Garden of Memory with Pastor Beau Linker officiating. Jean was born December 3, 1927 in Stanly County, NC and was the daughter of the late Charles Lloyd Coggin and Alice Faye Lenoard Coggin. Mrs. Osborn was a graduate of Badin High School and was a homemaker. She was a lifetime member of Badin United Methodist Church, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. Mrs. Osborn was preceded in death by her husband Robert Edward Osborn in 1995. She is survived by…

  • Albemarle

    Gerald Franklin Safrit

    Mr. Gerald Franklin Safrit, age 71 of Albemarle, NC passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Atrium-Northeast, Concord NC. His memorial service will be Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6:00PM at West Albemarle Baptist Church, with Rev. Adam Hatley and Rev. David Hatley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church sanctuary. Mr. Safrit was born November 4, 1947 in Stanly County, NC to the late Barley Safrit and Virginia Safrit. He was also an undergraduate of North Carolina State University with a BS degree in engineering. He retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. as a plant maintenance engineer. He was a lifetime member of West…

  • Albemarle

    Rose Uemura Smith

    Rose Uemura Smith, 90, of New London passed away Friday, August 30, 2019.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Brad Garrigues officiating.  Burial will follow in Stanly Gardens of Memory.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday at the funeral home. Born April 6, 1929 in Kumamoto, Japan, she was the daughter of the late Taketo and Ayako Uemura.  She attended Badin Shores Chapel in New London.  She graduated from Georgetown University and worked for many years as an interior designer in Washington, DC.  Rose loved the communities of Pinehaven Marina, Badin Shores and her family…

  • Albemarle

    Anthony Wayne “A Pop” Poplin

    Anthony Wayne “A Pop” Poplin, 25, of New London passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. His funeral service will be 2 PM Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bird McCormac officiating. Burial will follow in Stanly Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends on Monday evening at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care from 6 until 8 PM. Born October 10, 1993 in Stanly County, he was the son of Donnie Wayne and Pamela Bost Poplin of New London. He was an employee of Culp Lumber Company. He loved four wheelers and jet skis and his Dodge diesel truck. In addition to his parents…