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Date: Saturday, 19 May 2012, at 2:26 a.m.

Hazel Malinda Anderson Taylor Patton

Hazel Malinda Anderson Taylor Patton, 79, of Marion, went home Monday, March 28, 2005, at Grace Hospital. Born December 16, 1925, in McDowell County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Oscar Anderson and Emma Rebecca Buckner Anderson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Patton was also preceded in death by her first husband, Spurgeon Taylor. She attended Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and worked as a spinner at Cross Cotton Mill. She is survived by her husband, Garmon Patton, of Marion; one daughter, Ruth Jimison and husband, Danny of Marion; two step-sons, Gary Patton and Mike Patton both of Nebo; two brothers, Charles Anderson and wife, Virginia of Hickory, NC and Ray Anderson of Marion; three sisters, Mary Founds of Morganton, JoAnn Fox of Dundee, OR and Shirley Crawley of Morganton; two grandchildren, Danny Dwayne Jimison and David Lee Jimison; four great grandchildren, Danny Joseph “D.J.” Jimison, Katie Renee Jimison, Dustin Taylor Jimison and Caleb Browning Jimison. Funeral Services will be held 1:00PM, Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Trinity Hill Baptist Church, with the Reverend Jerry McClain officiating. Interment will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Services at the Church.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home.

Eunie Franklin Revis

Eunie Franklin Revis, 66, of Hickory, NC, died, Sunday, August 14, 2005, at Frye Regional Medical Center. Born in McDowell County, he was the son of the late Frank Revis & Eunice Seagle Revis. Surviving are his wife, Neomia Kirby Revis of the home; his step-mother, Helen Revis of GA; four sons, Robert “Bud” Kirby and wife, Tammy of Hickory, John Revis and wife, Angella of AL, Mark Revis of Marion and Michael Revis and wife, Laura of Hickory; two daughters, Lisa McKinney and April Revis, both of Hickory; two brothers, Arnold and Perry Revis; six sisters, Juanita, Barbara, Janet, Kathy, Patricia and Linda; eleven grandchildren, Josh, Jessica, Shawnta, Melissa, Cory, Amanda, Jacqulynn, Jordan, Brandon, Ryan and Patrick; one great grandchild, Makayla.

A Funeral Service will be held 1:00PM, Wednesday, August 17, 2005, in the McCall Memorial Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion. Interment will follow at Nebo Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 16, 2005 from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to: National Kidney Foundation – 30 East 33rd St. – New York, NY 10016

Mr. Charles Alan Bennett Sr.

Mr. Charles Alan Bennett Sr., 70, of the Silver Creek Plantation in Morganton died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 12, 2003 at the Alamance Regional Medical Center in Burlington N.C.. Born September 23, 1932 in Burke County he was the son of Lottie Austin Bennett of Morganton and the late Hugh Caldwell Bennett. His wife Jean Patton Bennett preceded him in death.

Mr. Bennett was working for Triangle Paving at the time of his death.

In addition to his mother he is survived by; sons Charles “Chuck” Bennett Jr. and wife Tanya of Gainesville Georgia, Bradley Bennett and wife Irina of Raleigh, brother Gary Bennett of Morganton, sister Andrea Kiser of Morganton; grandchildren Charles Mishka Bennett, Zachary Bennett, Lucas Bennett and Tyler Grace Bennett.

Mr. Bennett grew up in Morganton and moved to the country as a young boy where he worked on the farm. He played basketball for Glen Alpine even thought it meant having to walk miles to games and practice. During high school he wrote articles for the News Herald. Describing a football game in one article, he said they rolled over their opponents like a green wave- thus the team name, the “Green Waves “ was born. He later played basketball for Appalachian State College and was, all his life, an avid Carolina Tarheel basketball fan.

He was a loving son to both his parents. After the death of his father, he tenderly cared for his mother, always saying he could never repay her for all she had done.

After the death of his beloved Jean, he became both parents to Chuck and Brad. He never faltered- his loved for them knew no limits. In later years, he developed a relationship of respect and love with Lee Waggoner, who would be his long –time devoted companion. Perhaps his greatest loved was for his grandchildren. He experienced such joy watching them in ballgames, taking them to the beach and to Cherokee and seeing them grow and change. Distance could not separate them and he drove countless miles to be a part of their lives.

As the big brother in the family he was always there looking after Gary and Andrea. He was a hero to his “ little sister”.

He was known by many names: Dad, My Big Boy, Hoof, Gruncle Charles to his adoring nieces and nephews, Hee-Haw to his precious grandchildren and Charlie to his brother and sister. He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. He wore shoes that no one else can fill.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 16 at Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton with the Reverend John Stone officiating. Burial will follow at a later date at the Bennett Family Cemetery in Morganton.

The family will receive friends 10 till 11:00 AM Saturday, August 19, 2003 at Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton.

Memorials in Mr. Bennett’s memory may be made to the Gainesville Little League, Youth Sports Booster Club, 830 Green Street, Gainesville Georgia 30501, Attn. Beth Morris

Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton is assisting the Bennett family with arrangement

Mrs. Mary I.L. Elliott Walters

Mrs. Mary I.L. Elliott Walters, 75, of Nebo, died Monday, May 31, 2004 at McDowell Nursing Center, Nebo.

She was born Sept. 20, 1928 in Marion County, Ind. to the late George Lingenfelter and Delpha Lingenfelter.

A loving mother and wife, she is survived by two sons, Eugene Elliott (Mildred) and Paul Elliott (Fran), all of Nebo; a daughter, Jessie Mae Holycross of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Hilda Roberts, Laura Hinkle and Bertha Mae Buckhorn, all of Indianapolis, Ind. Also surviving are five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Walters will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 3, 2004 at the McCall Memorial Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion, with the Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the Turkey Cove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.

Mr. Fred Douglas Surratt

Mr. Fred Douglas Surratt, 87, of Britthaven Nursing Home in Morganton died Monday, October 18, 2004 at Grace Hospital. Born September 26, 1917 in Burke County he was the son of the late Joseph Surratt and Annie Pearson Surratt. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Beatrice Johnson Surratt ; second wife Gloria C. Surratt; great granddaughter Nikira Corpening; brothers James Surratt, William Surratt, Ed Surratt, Ralph Surratt ; sisters Mary Ruth S. Grant and Annie S. Tucker Pearson.

Mr. Surratt was a member of the Mission A.M.E. Church in Morganton, had worked for Mullis Motors and had retired from Carolina Shoe.

He is survived by: son Charles Clark of Queens New York, daughters Martha Rebecca Wilson, Cora Ann Morris and Fredricka Corpening all of Morganton; sister Nellie Johnson of Morganton and a number of nieces, nephews and a host of cousins; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren .

Funeral services will be 2:00 Friday October 22, 2004 at the Mission A.M.E. Church with the Reverends Jasper W. Hemphill Jr., Joyce Avery and Eddie Johnson III officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6:30 till 8 pm Thursday October 21, 2004 at Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton. At other times the family will be at the home of Martha Chatman on the Jamestown Road.

Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton is assisting the Surratt family with arrangements.

Devada Loretta Biddix McKinney

Devada Loretta Biddix McKinney, 98, died, March 28, 2005, at Spruce Pine Hospital. Born March 9, 1907, in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late Andy Biddix and Lena Lowery Biddix. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Edgar Paul McKinney; one sister, Maggie Stamey; two brothers, Pat Biddix and Adie Biddix; and one grandson, Jeffrey Hollifield.

She is survived by two sons, Deane McKinney of Marion and Everette McKinney of Arizona; one daughter, Glenda Hollifield and husband Edd of Marion; nine grandchildren, Geri, Patrishia, Cathy, Adrienne, Erica, Johnny, Michael, Yvonne and Keisha; fifteen great grandchildren, Ashley, John-Allen, Caleb, Brian, Eric, Steven, Tyler, Jordan, Justin, Matt, Travis, Courtney, Michael S., Brandon and Brittany; and two great great grandchildren, Jasmine and Sean.

Funeral Services for Ms. McKinney will be held 11:00AM, Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion. Interment will follow at the Biddix Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home.

Webb Jackson

Webb Jackson, age 96, of Marion, N.C. died Sunday, August 24, 2003 in the McDowell Hospital.

He was a native of McDowell County and was the son of the late George and Rebecca Scott Jackson. He was a retired employee of N.C. School System and a member of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church where he served as a Trustee and Steward.

Surviving are one son, Bo Jackson and wife, Joan of Marion, N.C.; two daughters, Edna Whiteside and husband John of Marion, Mabel Brown and husband, Hubert of Bostic, N.C., one sister-in-law, Gladys Higgins of Black Mountain, N.C.; 6 grandsons, 4 step-grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 6 step-great grandchildren.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2003, at Mt. Zion AME Zion with Rev. Dewitt Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery in Union Mills. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Kirksey Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.

Ronald Brian Lackey

Ronald Brian Lackey, 51, of Old Fort died at his residence on May 22, 2004.

He was a construction worker and served in the U.S. Army. He is the son of Wanda Thomas Lackey of Enka and the late Donald Reid Lackey. He is survived by three daughters, Valisa Lackey Yanez of Pampano Beach, Fla., Ronnie Lackey of Maggie Valley and Tabitha Lackey of Canton; one brother, Donald Lackey of Marion; one sister, Peggy Piercy of New Bern; and three grandchildren, Rosario K. Lackey, Samuel A. Yanez and Cecilia A. Yanez.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.

Mr. Arnold Edward Broadway

Mr. Arnold Edward Broadway, 64, of Old Fort, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, October 20, 2004, at The McDowell Hospital. Born June 25, 1940, in Carbarrus County, he was a son of the late Thomas Nathaniel Broadway and Grace McDaniel Broadway. He was a veteran, having served in the US Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Lee Broadway, of the home;

two brothers, Fred Broadway, of Salisbury, NC and Otis Broadway, of Kannapolis, NC;

two sisters, Betty Jacobs, of Indianapolis, IN and Lois Jean Singletery, of Panama City, FL;

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00PM, Saturday, October 23, 2004, at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion, with the Reverend Calvin Lonon officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of Rose Lee Broadway, 446 Mashburn Branch Road., Old Fort, NC 28762.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.

Mrs. Mary Pitts Stamey

Mrs. Mary Pitts Stamey, 90, of Glen Alpine, died Monday, March 28, 2005 at the Brian Center in Hickory.

She was born in Burke County on June 14, 1914 and was daughter of the late Garfield Pitts and Mable Boyd Pitts. She lived in the Glen Alpine community all her life and was a lifelong member of Glen Alpine United Methodist Church. As a homemaker, she enjoyed hobbies working with fresh flowers and cake baking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Stamey, brothers, Robert Pitts and William Pitts, sister, Maude Franklin.

She is survived by daughters, Rebecca S. Sehorn and husband Samuel of San Marcus, TX; Jane S. Kiziah and husband, Boyd, of Hickory, sisters, Lucille McGimpsey, Sue Isaacs, Sarah Pitts all of Glen Alpine, Ada Jones of Charlotte; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Friday, April 1, 2005 at Glen Alpine United Methodist Church with Reverends Frank Gordon and Tom Beall presiding. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to The Western Carolina Chapter of Alzheimer’s, 3800 Hsamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658

Services are under the direction of Kirksey Funeral Home, Morganton.

Arrangements are in the care of Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.

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