Obituaries

Previous Years Records (Prior to July 2018)

Type: Clergy Spouse
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Notice of Death - Mr. Jeffrey S. McVay

Spouse of Rev. Sallyanne McVay
Date of Death: 11/4/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, November 4, 2020 death of Mr. Jeffrey Scott McVay.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Sallyanne Irwin McVay, and two daughters, Caitlin McVay Stanton-Rich and Corey Anne McVay.  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.  In lieu of ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Betty Jean Beck

Wife of Rev. Bobby R. Beck
Date of Death: 11/1/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, November 1, 2020 death of Mrs. Betty Jean Lomax Beck of Thomasville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Bobby Ray Beck; two sons, Ferris Michael Beck (wife Josie) and Stanley Ray Beck (wife Lorie); four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  The ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Hilda A. Pyatt

Widow of Rev. Dwight Pyatt
Date of Death: 9/29/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Hilda Arndt Pyatt on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Arbor Acres.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. C. Dwight Pyatt.  Hilda is survived by three sons: the Rev. James L. Pyatt (wife Janet), Timothy D. Pyatt (wife Debby), and Andrew C. Pyatt ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Jane J. Young

Spouse of Rev. Garland Young
Date of Death: 9/29/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, September 29, 2020 death of Mrs. Dorothy Jane Johnson Young in Greensboro.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Charles Garland Young; her children, Kristina Lee Young and Hugh Charles Young (wife Barbara); and two grandchildren.  A memorial service ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Anna R. Wright

Widow of Rev. Wade E. Wright
Date of Death: 9/19/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, September 19, 2020 death of Mrs. Anna Mae Reeves Wright of Hiddenite.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Wade E. Wright.  She is survived by her daughters, Kathy W. Durmire (husband Allen) and Carol W. McLain (husband Barry); two grandchildren;...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Dilcie D. Patterson

Widow of Rev. John Patterson
Date of Death: 9/9/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, September 9, 2020 death of Mrs. Dilcie Deberry Patterson in Hamden, Connecticut.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John J. Patterson.  She is survived by a niece and nephew, Marie Deberry and Frank Deberry, and a host of great-nieces, ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Margaret S. Pittard

Widow of Rev. J. Leo Pittard
Date of Death: 9/3/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, September 3, 2020 death of Mrs. Margaret Louise Smith Pittard of Winston-Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jesse Leo Pittard; a daughter, Jerrie Lynn Charlesworth; and her son, Michael L. Pittard.  She is survived by her son, Jesse C. ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Sara Helen Moore

Widow of Rev. Ken Moore
Date of Death: 9/3/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, September 3, 2020 death of Mrs. Sara Helen Copley Moore of Aldersgate, Charlotte.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Kenneth R. Moore, Sr., and a son, the Rev. Kenneth R. “Robbie” Moore, Jr.  She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Abromaitis ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Carol S. White

Spouse of Rev. Dr. C. Denny White, Jr.
Date of Death: 9/1/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, September 1, 2020 death of Mrs. Carol Ann Sebastian White of Salisbury.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Charles Denny White, Jr.; two step-children, Charles Bryan White (Betsy) and Kerry Elizabeth Rake (Chris); two step-grandsons, Ryan and Adam ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Josephine Martin

Widow of Rev. Dee Bee Martin
Date of Death: 8/27/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, August 27, 2020 death of Mrs. Josephine Sykes Watson Martin of Monroe.  Jo was preceded in death by first husband, Norman R. Watson; second husband, Bill Adcock; and her third husband, the Rev. DeeBee Moore Martin.  She is survived by a daughter, Toie Watson ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Dotty Whitlock

Spouse of Rev. Dwight E. Whitlock Jr.
Date of Death: 8/15/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, August 15, 2020 death of Mrs. Doris Lorena Thompson Whitlock of Givens Estates, Asheville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dwight E. Whitlock Jr.; three children, Cathy (Brenda), Frank (Pam), and Tim (Krista); and six grandchildren.  In lieu of ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Mary C. Northington

Widow of Rev. James Northington
Date of Death: 8/13/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, August 13, 2020 death of Mrs. Mary Cobb Northington of Thomasville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. James A. Northington Sr.; a son, Ralph William Northington (Vicky); son-in-law Ronnie Bozardt; and great-granddaughter Sarah Bozardt.  ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Jane L. Golden

Widow of Rev. Jake Golden
Date of Death: 8/12/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, August 12, 2020 death of Mrs. Jane Lohr Golden of Asheville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jacob B. Golden Sr.  She is survived by two sons: the Rev. Dr. Jacob B. Golden Jr. and Dr. Jonathan L. Golden; a daughter, E. Anne Golden; and ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Dorthine M. Oakley

Widow of Rev. Robert L. Oakley
Date of Death: 7/23/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, July 23, 2020 death of Mrs. Myrtle Dorthine Motsinger Oakley of Wardensville, WV, formerly of Thomasville, NC.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev, Robert L. Oakley, Sr.  Surviving is her son, the Rev. Robert Oakley Jr. (of the WVa Conf), and his...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Margarethe "Heli" Armstrong

Widow of Rev. James Armstrong Sr.
Date of Death: 7/14/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, July 14, 2020 death of Mrs. Margarethe "Heli" Ploberger Armstrong of Aldersgate in Charlotte.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. James M. Armstrong, and a daughter-in-law, the Rev. Elizabeth Graves.  She is survived by her sons, the Rev. Jamie ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Maxine R. Bradley

Widow of Rev. Paul Bradley
Date of Death: 7/9/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, July 9, 2020 death of Mrs. Sara Maxine Richardson Bradley in Philadelphia.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Paul M. Bradley, Jr.  She is survived by her son, Paul Meredith Bradley, III (Seng Thantanacharoen), daughter Richelle Bradley Meer ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Angela S. Davenport

Spouse of Rev. Paul Davenport
Date of Death: 7/1/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, July 1, 2020 death of Mrs. Angela Dee Smith Davenport of Lake Junaluska.  Angie is survived by her husband, the Rev. J. Paul Davenport, and two children: Virginia Marie “Ginni” Davenport and William Ernest “Wil” Davenport (wife, Celeste); and three ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Marian C. Funderburk

Widow of Rev. Donald K. Funderburk
Date of Death: 6/21/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, June 21, 2020 death of Mrs. Marian Louise Callis Funderburk of Winston-Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Donald K. Funderburk, and a son, Frank.  She is survived by her daughter, Rena Funderburk Meredith (husband, Doug); daughter-in-law ...

Notice of Death - Mr. Mike O. Patterson

Spouse of Rev. Evelyn Owen-Patterson
Date of Death: 6/17/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, June 17, 2020 death of Mr. Maechel Ole Patterson of Brevard.  Mike is survived by his wife, the Rev. Evelyn B. Owen-Patterson; his children, Gail Patterson, Shawn Patterson, Michele P. Jones (Paul), Kevin Patterson; stepson, Brian Owens; six grandchildren; and...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Tanya H. Matthews

Spouse of Rev. Tony Matthews
Date of Death: 6/5/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, June 5, 2020 death of Mrs. Tanya Renata Hoyle Matthews of Lincolnton.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Tony H. Matthews, and a daughter, Suzanne Atkins (husband, Seth).  A graveside service was held at 3:00pm on Sunday, June 7 at Tanya’s home church, ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Fredda "Jodi" Reed

Spouse of Rev. Dr. Louis Reed
Date of Death: 5/7/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, May 7, 2020  death of Mrs. Fredda Jo Moore Reed of Aldersgate, Charlotte.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer.  Jodi is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Louis B. Reed; a daughter, Laura; a son, Russ; and two grandchildren.  Arrangements ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Jo W. Hull

Widow of Dr. James E. Hull
Date of Death: 4/20/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, April 20, 2020 death of Mrs. Jo Welch Hull of Greensboro.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. James E. Hull, and her eldest son, Alan Walter Hull.  She is survived by two sons: Timothy Olen Hull (wife, Mary Kay McDonald) and Richard James Hull...

Notice of Death - Mrs. M. Josephine Cochran

Widow of Rev. Edgar Cochran
Date of Death: 4/15/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, April 15, 2020 death of Mrs. Martha Josephine Culp Cochran of Winston-Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. James Edgar Cochran.  She is survived by her daughter, Ellen Jo Cochran.  A memorial service will be held at a later date at the ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Hilda M. Outen

Widow of Rev. Danny Outen
Date of Death: 4/4/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, April 4, 2020 death of Mrs. Hilda McNeill Outen of Asheboro.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Daniel K. Outen.  She is survived by her daughter Tina Outen Elliott, and two grandsons.  A private, graveside service will be held at Randolph ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Barbara L. Crowder

Widow of Rev. Dr. Richard Crowder
Date of Death: 3/24/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, March 24, 2020 death of Mrs. Barbara Jane Lowe Crowder of Givens Estates, Asheville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Richard J. Crowder, Sr., and a son, Richard J. “Rick” Crowder, Jr.  She is survived by two daughters, the Rev. Ashley ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Betty Romanello

Spouse of Rev. Bob Romanello
Date of Death: 3/16/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, March 16, 2020 death of Mrs. Betty June O'Bryan Romanello of Indian Land, SC.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Robert E. Romanello, and two daughters, Elaine and Anne.  A family graveside service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, March 21 at Edgewood ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Louise C. Hutchinson

Widow of Rev. Dr. Orion Hutchinson, Jr
Date of Death: 3/12/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, March 12, 2020 death of Mrs. Louise Conrad Hutchinson of Winston-Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Orion N. Hutchinson Jr., and a son-in-law, Clint Coram.  She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Coram, Grace Hutchinson (John ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Helen O. Swann

Widow of Rev. Marion Swann
Date of Death: 2/27/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, February 27, 2020 death of Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Osteen Swann of Boonville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Marion Milton Swann, and a son, Norman Willis Swann.  She is survived by her daughters, Dosha Swann Teachey (Jim), and Ramelle Swann; ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ramona C. Turman

Spouse of Rev. Don Turman
Date of Death: 2/10/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, February 10, 2020 death of Mrs. Ramona Margaret Cochran Turman of Asheville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Donald W. Turman; sons: Steve, Keith (Chan), and Cary; and six grandchildren.  A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, February ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Inez R. Dickson

Spouse of Rev. Dr. Harley Dickson
Date of Death: 1/14/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, January 14, 2020 death of Mrs. Inez Rufty Dickson of Asheville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Dr. C. Harley Dickson, Jr.; two sons, Chuck Dickson (Sybil Mann) and Kenneth Dickson; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  She was the ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Beverly R. Johnston

Widow of Rev. Eugene Johnston
Date of Death: 1/2/2020 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, January 2, 2020 death of Mrs. Beverly Rieckhoff Johnston of Hendersonville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Eugene C. Johnston, Jr.  She is survived by her daughter, Sam Johnston; her sons, William Johnston and John Johnston; three ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Rebecca B. Heckard

Widow of Rev. Floyd Heckard
Date of Death: 12/14/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, December 14, 2019 death of Mrs. Rebecca Beamer Heckard of Savannah, GA.  She was preceded in death her husband, the Rev. Floyd L. Heckard.  She is survived by extended family.  A funeral service was held at 11:00am on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Fox & Weeks ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Judith O. Law

Widow of Rev. Joe Law
Date of Death: 12/7/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, December 7, 2019 death of Mrs. Judith Ann Overby Law, at Brookdale Concord Parkway.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Joe A. Law.  She is survived by a son, Jeffrey C. Law.  A private funeral service will be held for the family.  

Notice of Death - Mrs. Genevieve K. Stokes

Widow of Rev. Dr. James Stokes
Date of Death: 11/30/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, November 30, 2019 death of Mrs. Genevieve Kirkman Stokes of Raleigh.  She was preceded in death by three husbands, Walter W. Ingram, Judge B. Gordon Gentry, and the Rev. Dr. James B. Stokes.  She is survived by two daughters, Gail Ingram Lowry (Edward) and ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ruby P. Powell

Widow of Rev. Glenn Powell
Date of Death: 11/22/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, November 22, 2019 death of Mrs. Ruby Pyatt Powell of Marion.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Charles Glenn Powell, Sr., and a son, Charles Glenn Powell, Jr.  She is survived by two children, Terry Lee Powell (Debbie) and Rebecca Anne Bowman; ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Faye B. Clanton

Spouse of Rev. Bob Clanton
Date of Death: 11/1/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, November 1, 2019 death of Mrs. Martha Faye Brown Clanton of Statesville.  Surviving is her husband, the Rev. Robert A. Clanton; one son, Stuart Clanton (wife LeeAnn); two daughters, Monique Dabbs (husband Randy) and Alise Last (husband Travis); six grandchildren;...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Betty S. Moss

Wife of Rev. Ray Moss
Date of Death: 10/22/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, October 22, 2019 death of Mrs. Betty Ruth Smith Moss, in Williamsburg, VA.  Surviving is her husband, the Rev. O. Ray Moss; a daughter, Cindy Moss Rogers (Bob); a son, Peter Moss (Carolyn); and two grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held at a later date ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Dorothy S. Forbis

Widow of Rev. William Forbis
Date of Death: 8/16/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, August 16, 2019 death of Mrs. Dorothy Lee Scott Forbis in Newberry, SC.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. William T. Forbis.  Surviving are two children: Richard Forbis (Carolyn) and Joyce Barrow (Steve); three grandchildren; and three ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Joan C. Christy

Widow of Rev. John H. Christy, Jr.
Date of Death: 8/14/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, August 14, 2019 death of Mrs. Constance Joan Crowder Christy of Gastonia.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John H. Christy, Jr.; and amongst her eight siblings, the Rev. Richard J. Crowder.  She is survived by four children: the Rev. Karen ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Nita P. Wagoner

Widow of Rev. Gilmer Wagoner
Date of Death: 7/3/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, July 3, 2019 death of Mrs. Nita Lozene Pyatt Wagoner, at Arbor Acres Retirement Community.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. R. Gilmer Wagoner.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at First United Methodist ...

Notice of Death - Mr. Richard Walker

Spouse of Mrs. Priscilla Walker
Date of Death: 6/17/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, June 17, 2019 death of Mr. Richard Walker of Shelby.  He is survived by his wife, retired local pastor Priscilla B. Walker, and two children: Richard and Mattison.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 2:00pm at Double Springs ...

Notice of Death - Mr. Kenneth R. Glahn

Spouse of Rev. Phyllis Glahn
Date of Death: 5/17/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, May 17, 2019 death of Mr. Kenneth Richmond Glahn of Asheville.  Ken is survived by his wife, the Rev. Phyllis Glahn, and extended family.  A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Mars Hill UMC, 201 S Main St, Mars Hill, ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. June H. Smisor

Widow of Harold N. Smisor
Date of Death: 5/11/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, May 11, 2019 death of Mrs. June Holbert Hill Smisor of Tryon.  She was preceded in death by her second husband, the Rev. Harold N. Smisor in 2009, and by her first husband, Mr. James Harris Hill.  She is survived by a son, James “Jamey” Harris Hill, Jr. ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Della L. Jamieson

Widow of Rev. Herbert Jamieson
Date of Death: 5/5/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, May 5, 2019 death of Mrs. Della Lee Fizer Jamieson in Florida.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Herbert M. Jamieson, Sr., and a grandson, Joseph Jamieson.  Surviving is her son, Herbert Jamieson, Jr.; two daughters, Susan Maguire (Steve) and ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Lucille C. Warren

Widow of Rev. Garland L. Warren
Date of Death: 5/1/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, May 1, 2019 death of Mrs. Lucille Margaret Chambers Warren, widow of the Rev. Garland L. Warren.  In addition to her husband, Lucille was preceded in death by four sons: Ronald Lash Warren, Gary Michael Warren, Reginal Walter Warren, and Aaron Devon Warren; ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Miriam E. Hudspeth

Widow of Rev. Powell L. Wilkins, Jr.
Date of Death: 4/14/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, April 14, 2019 death of Mrs. Miriam Eula Ervin Wilkins Hudspeth of Winston-Salem.  Beyond her connection to the conference as a clergy spouse, Miriam was employed by the Winston Salem District Office for 23 years until her retirement.  Miriam was preceded in ...

Notice of Death - Mr. M. Duane Franks

Spouse of Rev. Caroline R. Franks
Date of Death: 4/13/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, April 13, 2019 death of Mr. Michael Duane Franks of Greensboro.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Caroline R. Franks; two children, Manning and Farrelle; and his mother, Alva.  A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 20, ...

Notice of Death - Mr. W. Alton Spicer

Spouse of Rev. Cindy Spicer
Date of Death: 3/31/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, March 31, 2019 death of Mr. William Alton “Al” Spicer of Danbury.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Cynthia J. Spicer.  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 13 at Snow Hill United Methodist Church in Danbury, followed by a luncheon. ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Mozelle S. Walker

Widow of Rev. Charles Walker
Date of Death: 3/25/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, March 25, 2019 death of Mrs. Georgia Mozelle Smith Walker of Archdale.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Charles B. Walker, and infant daughter, Jeanette Kay Walker.  Surviving are three daughters: Ann Walker Allnutt, Janice Walker Allred ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Barbara T. Evans

Spouse of Rev. James H. Evans
Date of Death: 3/13/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Barbara Ann Toney Evans on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.  Survivors include her husband, the Rev. James H. Evans; one son, Ronald S. Evans (wife Catherine); one daughter, Sharon Diane Benfield; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  A funeral ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Kay S. Draughn

Spouse of Rev. Bill Draughn
Date of Death: 3/7/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have only just received word of the Thursday, March 7, 2019 death of Mrs. Cheryl Kay Sharpe Draughn of Mooresville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. William M. Draughn, and extended family.  A Memorial service was held at 2:00pm on Monday, March 11 at Rocky Mount UMC with Rev. Jamie ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Betty M. Manning

Spouse of Rev. Clay Manning
Date of Death: 2/24/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Betty Gene Moore Manning on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Arbor Acres in Winston-Salem.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. C. Clay Manning; two daughters, Sue Manning Joyce (Drake) and Anna Manning Brown (Jim); two grandchildren; and two ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Anita C. McRacken

Spouse of Rev. Mark McRacken
Date of Death: 2/7/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, February 7, 2019 death of Mrs. Anita Marie Chislaghi McRacken of Mount Ulla.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Mark E. McRacken; a son, Joshua H. Nantz; and three stepchildren, Andrew, Molly, and Caroline McRacken.  A Celebration of Life service will be...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ruth Durrant Kirk

Wife of Rev. Ted Kirk, and Widow of Rev. Charles Durrant
Date of Death: 2/7/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Durrant Kirk, of Asheville, on Thursday, February 7, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, the Rev. Charles W. Durrant.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Theodore A. Kirk; four children: Margaret Grace Buchanan ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Marlana L. Clodfelter

Spouse of Rev. Jim Clodfelter
Date of Death: 1/11/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, January 11, 2019 death of Mrs. Marlana Carlton Leonard Clodfelter of Winston-Salem.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. James P. Clodfelter, Jr.; three sons: Steven Carlton Clodfelter, Danny Paul Clodfelter (Susan Williams), and Nathan Gilmer Clodfelter ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Evelyn D. Hawkins

Spouse of Rev. Thornton Hawkins
Date of Death: 1/4/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, January 4, 2019 death of Mrs. Evelyn Grace Diggs Hawkins of Asheville.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. W. Thornton Hawkins, and two daughters: Patrice Hawkins Sigmon (Allen) and Catherine Hawkins Hoffman (Roger).  She was preceded in death by her ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Wanda S. Winecoff

Widow of Rev. George H. Winecoff
Date of Death: 1/2/2019 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Wanda Mae Sams Winecoff, of Clyde, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. George H. Winecoff.  She is survived by three daughters, Mary Groh (Larry), Hannah Cabe (Dick), and Elizabeth Enloe (Randy); six ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ellen J. Bailey

Widow of Rev. Richard D. Bailey
Date of Death: 12/30/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Ellen Joan Moir Bailey, of Charlotte, on Sunday, December 30, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Richard D. Bailey,  and a grandson, Benjamin.  She is survived by three children: Kimberly Cook (Raymond), Kent Bailey, and Mark Bailey ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Billie W. Lawing

Wife of Rev. Bud Lawing
Date of Death: 12/16/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, December 16, 2018 death of Mrs. Billie Sue West Lawing, of Brevard.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Luther H. [Bud] Lawing, Jr.; their children: Erin Lawing, Scott Lawing (Nancy), Kim Lawing, and Susan Lawing Barnes (Steve); and two grandchildren.  ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Carolyn M. Strader

Widow of Rev. R. Harold Strader, Sr.
Date of Death: 12/8/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Carolyn McCullough Strader on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Asheville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. R. Harold Strader, Sr.  She is survived by four children: David (Shelley), Phil (Sandy), Russell (Toni), and Lynn (Paul); thirteen ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. M. Janice Wombough

Spouse of Rev. Bill Wombough
Date of Death: 11/16/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, November 16, 2018 death of Mrs. Mary Janice Spencer Wombough of Leicester.  She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Spencer Wombough.  Surviving is her husband, the Rev. William B. Wombough; a son, Ron Wombough; a daughter, Jacquelyn Sharpe; and three ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Claire K. Wellons

Widow of Rev. Albert W. Wellons
Date of Death: 11/12/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Margaret Claire Kennedy Wellons of Pacific, Missouri, on Monday, November 12, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Albert W. Wellons, in 1979.  She is survived by two daughters, Linda S. Wellons and Carol A. Wellons; a son, James A. ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Mary Ann Hunt

Widow of Bishop Earl G. Hunt, Jr.
Date of Death: 11/10/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Mary Ann Kyker Hunt of Asheville, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Bishop Earl G. Hunt, Jr, who served as bishop of the Western NC Conference from 1964 to 1976.  She is survived by her son, Dr. E. Stephen Hunt ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Shirlie A. Isenhour

Spouse of Rev. Olin Isenhour
Date of Death: 10/31/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, October 31, 2018 death of Mrs. Shirlie Ann Simmons Isenhour of Statesville.  She is survived by husband, the Rev. Olin Bernis Isenhour; two sons, Olin Brian Isenhour and Philip Andre Isenhour (Annette); two daughters, Theresa Lynn “Terri” Watt (Darrell), and ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Jane H. Lutz

Spouse of Rev. Jack Lutz
Date of Death: 10/17/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, October 17, 2018 death of Mrs. Dora Jane Henson Lutz, of Mooresville.  Jane is survived by her husband, the Rev. R.R. [Jack] Lutz; one son, Christopher Eugene Lutz (wife, Stephanie); and three grandchildren.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Remember J. "Ree" Smith

Spouse of Rev. Wayne R. Smith
Date of Death: 10/12/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, October 12, 2018 death of Mrs. Remember Vanessa Jones Carr Smith of Willow Springs.  Ree is survived by her husband, the Rev. Wayne R. Smith (CV District); her sons, Richard Carr and Robert Carr (wife, Yolanda); and three grandchildren.  A Visitation was held on ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Elizabeth "Lib" W. McDonald

Widow of Rev. Thad L. McDonald, Jr.
Date of Death: 10/4/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, October 4, 2018 death of Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth “Lib” Wiggins McDonald, of Hickory.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Thad L. McDonald, Jr.  She is survived by a son, Thad L. McDonald, III (Margueritte Gilkey); a daughter, Frances M. Stafford ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ada W. Hoyle

Widow of Rev. Wayne E. Hoyle
Date of Death: 10/3/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Ada Wingler Hoyle, of Lincolnton, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Wayne Everette Hoyle; a son, David Allen Hoyle; and a granddaughter, Morgan Suzanne Hoyle.  She is survived by a daughter, Katrina Hoyle ...

Notice of Death - Mr. T. Denny Choplin

Spouse of Rev. Patricia P. Choplin
Date of Death: 9/20/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Thursday, September 20, 2018 death of Mr. Thomas Denny Choplin of Yadkinville.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Patricia "Patty" Poteate Choplin; two children, Brent Choplin (Drama) and Julia Norman (Eddie); four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  A ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Vivian R. Fite

Spouse of Rev. Ricky D. Fite
Date of Death: 9/12/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Wednesday, September 12, 2018 death of Mrs. Vivian Rodriguez Fite of Lincolnton.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Ricky Darryl Fite; two daughters, Valerie Fite Freeman (Joseph), and Jacqueline Ingrid Feagin (Thomas); and four grandchildren.  Her funeral service...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Amy P. Stapp

Spouse of Rev. T. Cayce Stapp
Date of Death: 9/8/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the sudden death of Mrs. Amy Laura Powers Stapp of Lenexa, KS on Saturday, September 8, 2018.  She is survived her husband, the Rev. T. Cayce Stapp; two daughters, Emma Katherine and Isabelle Margaret; one son, Thomas Cullom; and her parents.   A celebration of life service...

Notice of Death - Mr. James C. Cornelius

Widower of Mrs. Doris Cornelius, Diaconal Minister
Date of Death: 8/25/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, August 25, 2018 death of Mr. James Cecil “Jimmy” Cornelius of Monroe.  Mr. Cornelius was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Doris H. Cornelius, a retired diaconal minister.  Jimmy is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Jane Creech; a grandson, Mr. Joseph W. Creech ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Joan W. Andrews

Widow of Rev. Fletcher L. Andrews
Date of Death: 8/20/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Angela Joan Whitener Andrews of Maiden, on Monday, August 20, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Fletcher Lanier Andrews, and a son, the Rev. John Fletcher Andrews.  She is survived by two sons, the Rev. Harry F. Andrews and James ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Ann S. Boyd

Widow of Rev. Jay Boyd
Date of Death: 8/16/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Eleanor Ann Scott Boyd, of Winston-Salem, on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jasper (Jay) Boyd.  She is survived by two sons, Vann Alan Boyd (his wife, Caroline) and James Scott Boyd; three grandchildren; and ...

Notice of Death - Mr. Darryl K. Beckerleg

Spouse of Rev. Michelle Foster-Beckerleg
Date of Death: 7/27/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Friday, July 27, 2018 death of Mr. Darryl Keith Beckerleg of High Point.  He is survived by his wife, the Rev. Michelle L. Foster-Beckerleg; his children, Lindsay and Ben; and stepsons, Michael and Pearson.  A service to celebrate Darryl’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Pauline F. "Polly" Scott

Widow of Rev. LeRoy A. Scott
Date of Death: 7/24/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Tuesday, July 24, 2018 death of Mrs. Pauline Elizabeth Fincher "Polly" Scott in Winston-Salem.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. LeRoy A. Scott, and a daughter, Joie Rice Edwards.  She is survived by her daughters, Sandy Rice Troutman and Jan Rice ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Rosa H. Sellers

Widow of Rev. Liston Sellers
Date of Death: 7/17/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Rosa Lee Hooker Sellers of Greensboro, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Liston Sellers, Jr.  She is survived by a son, Curtis Lamar Sellers.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at Saint John's United ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Jeannie C. Fox

Spouse of Rev. Bryan Fox
Date of Death: 7/15/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, July 15, 2018 death of Mrs. Jeannie Lee Cashion Fox, at her home.  She is survived by her husband, the Rev. D. Bryan Fox, Jr.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00pm at Madison United Methodist Church, 110 W. Academy Street, Madison, ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Barbara M. Temple

Widow of Rev. Edward Temple
Date of Death: 7/7/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Barbara Minish Temple, of Charlotte, on Saturday, July 7, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Edward O. Temple, Jr. in 1988.  She is survived by their children, Kay Temple Switzer, David Edward Temple (Tammy), Jonathan Edward Temple ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Hazel B. Johnson

Widow of Rev. Timothy I. Johnson
Date of Death: 6/25/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Monday, June 25, 2018 death of Mrs. Hazel Lean Brewer Johnson of Concord.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Timothy I. Johnson, II.  She is survived by her sons Dempsey, Timothy, Terrence, and Tracey, and her daughter Terri.  A Memorial Service was held...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Helen G. Hancock

Widow of Rev. Oros L. Hancock, Jr.
Date of Death: 6/11/2018 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Sunday, June 11, 2018 death of Mrs. Helen Jean Gross Hancock of Marshville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Oros Leo Hancock, Jr.  She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Nifong (Richard), Ruth Gardner (Clark), and Donna J. Stockwell (Jerry); sons, ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Phyllis H. Rouch

Widow of Dr. Mark A. Rouch
Date of Death: 9/24/2016 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the Saturday, September 24, 2016 death of Mrs. Phyllis Maxine Hoover Rouch of Nashville, TN.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Mark Arnold Rouch; a son, Jordan Foster Rouch; and a granddaughter, Melissa.  Phyllis is survived by a daughter, Catherine ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Mary O. Hornbuckle

Widow of Rev. James Hornbuckle
Date of Death: 12/17/2012 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Mary Russell Ollis Hornbuckle on December 17, 2012.  She was married to the Rev. James Pinkney Hornbuckle, Jr. for only seven months, until his death in 1987.  In addition to Rev. Hornbuckle and his two children, Anne and James, Mary was preceded in death ...

Notice of Death - Mrs. Doris S. "Dobby" McLean

Widow of Rev. Thomas C. McLean
Date of Death: 1/1/0001 | Clergy Spouse
We have received word of the death of Mrs. Doris “Dobby” Simmons McLean of Waxhaw on Thursday, November 29, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Thomas C. McLean, in 2007.   She is survived by her son, Tommy McLean (fiancé, Karen Elliott); her daughter, Julia Tsitouris (husband,...
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