Miscellaneous Cabarrus County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mrs. Beatrice Bost

CONCORD -- Beatrice Eva Hudson Bost, 75, of 934 Old Charlotte Rd., Concord, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at her home.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Broadus Memorial Baptist Church in Concord. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Rodney Quesenbury will officiate.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times the family will be at the home on Old Charlotte Rd.

Born Oct. 30, 1926 in Cabarrus County, she was the daughter of the late Odessa Deese Hudson and Floyd Lindsey Hudson. She was a retired desk clerk from the Concord Hotel and a member of Broadus Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Gail Bost.

Survivors include her husband, Parker “William” Bost of Concord; a son, William Eugene Bost of Charlotte; three sisters, Agnes Sehorn and Mae Cagle, both of Concord, and Margie Kimberlin of Mayodan; four grandchildren, Julie Bost, Shannon Johnson, Amber Bost, and Elizabeth Bost; and three great-grandchildren, Skylar Bost, Jaylan Miller, and Kayla Miller.

Memorials may be made to Broadus Memorial Baptist Church at 59 Green St., Concord, NC 28027.

Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord is handling the arrangements.
 

Mr. Robert “Doc” Cronan

KANNAPOLIS -- Robert Eugene “Doc” Cronan, of 1003 Debbie Street, Kannapolis, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lady's Funeral Home.
 

Mr. Arthur Doby

MOUNT PLEASANT -- Arthur Lee Doby, 86, of 8160 Wood St., Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at Transitional Health Care in Kannapolis.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Carolina Memorial Park Chapel. Entombment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park Mausoleum. The Rev. Bill Nix will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday morning prior to the service at Carolina Memorial Park Chapel.

Mr. Doby was born July 3, 1915 in Rowan County, the son of the late John C. Doby and Minnie Carter Doby. He was retired from Tuscarora Yarn.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Othelia Leonard Doby; his sons, Jackie Doby of Gold Hill and Larry Doby of Mt. Pleasant; his daughter, Jean D. Bailey of Pawley's Island, S.C.; his brother, Thurman Doby of China Grove; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.

Gordon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
 

Mrs. Betty Eddleman

CONCORD -- Betty J. Evans Eddleman, 67, of 295 Broad Drive, Concord, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at the home of her daughter, Ruby Margaretta Thompson.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Walker Funeral Home.
 

Mr. Steven Horton

CONCORD -- Steven Horton, 44, of 216 Long Street, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at Avante Nursing Center in Concord.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Bryant-Lytle-Young Funeral Home in Kannapolis.
 

Mr. Raymond Lowder

ALBEMARLE -- Raymond Eli Lowder, 84, of 24087 Austin Road, Albemarle, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at Stanly Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Canton Baptist Church Cemetery in Albemarle. The Rev. Gary Hunsucker will officiate.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. At other times the family will be at the home on Austin Road.

Born Nov. 6, 1916 in Stanly County, he was the son of the late Eunice Hatley Lowder and the late James Henry Lowder. He was a retired tractor mechanic and attended Canton Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Bell Hartsell Lowder.

Survivors include a son, Kenneth Lowder of Albemarle; three daughters, Carolyn L. Culp of Gold Hill, Joyce L. Grimmitt of Charlotte, and Nancy L. Downer of Locust; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Hartsell Funeral Home, Albemarle, is handling arrangements.
 

Mrs. Corinne Major

MOORESVILLE -- Corinne Howard Major passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at Genesis Eldercare, having been in declining health for several years. She was born February 27, 1914 in Mooresville, the daughter of the late Ernest and Myrtle Ervin Howard.

Following graduation from Mooresville High School, she entered nurses training at Martin Memorial Hospital in Mt. Airy, N.C. and received her RN there. She returned to Mooresville and became Supervisor of Nursing at Lowrance Hospital.

Mrs. Major later became assistant to Dr. Bill McLain, where she remained until his retirement due to illness, and then she was assistant to Dr. William Skeen until she retired. Mrs. Major was a much beloved nurse and went beyond the call of duty to help many people. After her health declined, she became a resident of Genesis until her death.

Mrs. Major is survived by a brother, Robert W. “Bob” Howard and wife Mary Elizabeth of Mooresville; sisters Anne H. Earnhardt and husband Bill of Mooresville, Lynda H. Schenck of Kannapolis, and Lois H. Rettew of Cleburne, Texas.

She is also survived by daughter Betty M. Dobbins of Fayette-ville; granddaughter Jennifer Hancock; great-granddaughter Samantha Corinne Paulson; and great-grandson Brandon Hancock, all of Cheraw, S.C.; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph P. Major, one brother, Merle Howard, and one sister, Elsie H. Fortner.

Corinne was a lifelong member of Central United Methodist Church in Mooresville. A memorial service will be conducted at Central United Methodist Church on Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Phil DeBerry, pastor, will officiate, assisted by Rev. Joe Ervin. There will be a private burial at Glenwood Memorial Park prior to the memorial service. 

The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service. At other times they will be at the home of Robert W. “Bob” Howard on Sample Road, Mooresville.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church at 214 N. Academy Street, Mooresville, NC 28115.

The family wishes to thank the many nurses at Genesis who gave her so much loving care.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family of Mrs. Major.
 

Mr. Samuel Strider

HARRISBURG -- Samuel Glenn Strider, 66, of 5540 Roberta Road, Harrisburg, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis. 

The family received friends last night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times the family will be at the home on Roberta Road.

Born Jan. 3, 1935 in Huntersville, he was the son of the late Eunice Norkett Strider and Joseph Hugh Strider. He was retired from Cannon Mills and a member of Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Blanche Higdon Strider of Harrisburg; his son, Randy Strider and wife Debbie of Gastonia; his stepson Cramer Lambert Jr. and wife Jean of Mt. Pleasant; three step-daughters, Ann Gilcrest and husband David of Kannapolis, Peggy Key of Kannapolis, and Shirley Broome of Concord; three sisters, Mae Anderson of Deltona, Fla., Margaret Creamer of Concord, and Lois Hailey of Mooresville; a brother, Bill Strider of Huntersville; special friends Roger and Susie Adcock of Gastonia; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Concord Church of the Nazarene at 120 Hwy 49 North, Concord, NC 28025.

Hartsell Funeral Home, Concord, is handling arrangements.

Mr. Robert “Doc” Cronan

KANNAPOLIS -- Robert Eugene “Doc” Cronan, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center, after being seriously ill for 4 weeks.

A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Plaza Crypts in Carolina Memorial Park. 

Born in Jasper County, he was the son of the late Jasper Eugene Cronan and Josephine F. Cronan. Mr. Cronan retired as a CPO with the U.S. Navy and a Jeweler with Whitmire Jewelers in Kannapolis. He was a member of Cannon Memorial Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite, the Morocco Temple, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Cabarrus Shrine Club, the Kannapolis Lions Club, the American Legion, the Fleet Reserve Association, and Magna Carter. He was also a member of First Baptist Church in Kannapolis and was also a Kentucky Coronal.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Hurley Whitmire Cronan.

Survivors include his step-son, J.D. Whitmire and wife Sandra of Owings, Md.; and one granddaughter, Stefanie Whitmire and husband Skip of Hickory Corners, Mich.

Lady's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Cronan.
 

Mrs. Liz Green

CONCORD -- Lizzie Green, 80, of Poplar Tent Road, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2001, at her home.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Wilkinson Funeral Home.
 

Mr. James Burrage

CONCORD -- James Thomas Burrage, 83, of 454 Burrage Road NE, Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord.. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Revs. David Christy and Tim Newton will officiate.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times the family will be at the home on Burrage Rd.

Born April 29, 1918 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Lula Faggart Burrage and John Blair Burrage. He was self-employed as a milk hauler for 50 years and a veteran of the U.S. Army, World War II. He was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Rachel Burrage Eudy; and a brother, John Patterson Burrage.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen Pendleton Burrage of Concord; three daughters, Ann Blackwell and her husband Vince, Debra Moss and her husband Johnny, and Krista Wetter and her husband James, all of Concord; his son James H. Burrage and his wife Carolyn of Concord; a brother, Frank A. Burrage of Concord; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Epworth Untied Methodist Church at 1030 Burrage Road NE, Concord, NC 28025.

Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord is handling the arrangements.
 

Mrs. Beatrice Carson

MOORESVILLE -- Beatrice Rice Carson, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at the Brian Center in Mooresville.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bethesda A.M.E. Zion Church in Mooresville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Bryant, Lytle, & Young Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the Carson family.
 

Mr. Raymond Christy

MOUNT PLEASANT -- Raymond Frank Christy, 73, of 9950 Mt. Olive Rd., Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, at his home after a period of declining health.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis. The Rev. Grady Barringer will officiate.

The family will receive friends after the service at the funeral home.

Born Dec. 4, 1927 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Walter Elmore Christy and the late Roxie Lee Arthurs Christy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in the hospital corps. as an X-ray technician during World War II. In earlier years, he worked for the Cabarrus County Health Department as an X-ray technician. He also ran a country store for a period of time and served many years as a life insurance agent with Life of Virginia until his retirement. He was a lifetime resident of the area.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Barnes; a brother, Cletus Christy; and a sister, Mary Belle Christy.

Survivors include his wife, Johnsie Rumple Christy; two daughters, Bernice Cresson of Salisbury and Billie Jo Stewart of Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren, Tammy Adamski of Green River, Wyoming, Dan Barnes of Laramie, Wyoming, Sean Bonawit, Jeremy James, and Dakota Stewart, all of Mt. Pleasant; three great-grandchildren, Tiffany Adamski, Richard Adamski, and Kaylee Barnes; two sisters, Goldie Rodgers of Kannapolis and Ann Long of Rockwell; and six brothers, Otto Christy, Ray Christy, Paul Christy, Walter E. Christy, Jr., and David Christy, all of Kannapolis, and Steve Christy of Concord.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County at PO Box 1235, Concord, NC 28026-1235.

Whitley's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
 

Mrs. Louellen Dickson

CHARLOTTE -- Louellen Wilson Dickson, 84, a resident of Hunter Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of Whiting Avenue, Charlotte, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, at Hunter Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lady's Funeral Home in Kannapolis. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens in Charlotte. The Rev. James Peeler will officiate.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lady's Funeral Home.

Born Dec. 8, 1916 in Concord, she was the daughter of the late Marion Wilson and the late Jennie Caroline McIntyre Wilson. Mrs. Dickson retired several years ago from Cannon Mills Company. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louie James Dickson, who died in 1983.

Mrs. Dickson is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Lady's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
 

Mrs. Liz Green

CONCORD -- Lizzie Faggart Green, 80, of 3823 Poplar Tent Rd., Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Dr. Michael Kurtz will officiate.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home. At other times they will be at 243 Old Speedway Drive in Concord.

Born Sept. 25, 1921 in Cabarrus County, she devoted much of her life to caring for her cats. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Green.

Survivors include her sister, Lucy F. Gunnells of Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, Frank Faggart and Clyde Faggart, both of Concord; and nephews and nieces.

Memorials may be made to NC-IRC, PO Box 5081, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

Wilkinson Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements for Mrs. Green.
 

Mr. Steven Horton

KANNAPOLIS -- Steven Crane Horton, 44, of 716 Long Street, Kannapolis, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at Avante Nursing Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Pastor P.C. Holland will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Born Dec. 21, 1956 in Concord, he was the son of Betty Horton and the late J. A. Horton.

Survivors include two brothers, the Rev. Robert Horton and his wife Imogene of Kannapolis and Ethan Horton and his wife LaWanda of Charlotte.

Bryant, Lytle, & Young Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
 

Mr. James Tulloh

CHARLOTTSVILLE, VIRGINIA -- James Meredith Tulloh, 87, of Charlottsville, Virginia and formerly of Louisa, Virginia, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001.

He was the first man from Louisa County, Virginia to be drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received the EAME Theater Ribbon, three Bronze Stars, American Defense Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Ribbon.

After being honorably discharged from the Army he worked as a fireman for Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. He retired from Virginia Telephone and Telegraph as a telephone repairman.

Survivors include his son, James M. Tulloh, Jr. of China Grove; and a sister, Ruth R. Tulloh of Mineral, Virginia.

The family received friends Thursday, Nov. 1 at Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa, Va., where funeral services were conducted Friday, Nov. 2 with Pastor Mike Durham officiating.

Interment followed in the Mineral Baptist Church Cemetery in Mineral, Va.

Memorials may be made to the Miller School of Albermearle Alumni Association in Charlottsville, Va.

Woodward Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


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