Miscellaneous Cabarrus County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Miss. Cora Barnhardt
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Cora Ada Barnhardt, 93, of 2418 St. Stephen's Church Rd., Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at The Meadows of Rockwell.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.

Mr. Gregory Bost
CONCORD -- Gregory Otto Bost, 50, of 105 Buffalo Ave., Concord, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center after being ill for several years.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rocky Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Rutherford Memorial Cemetery. Dr. E.R. Kirkpatrick will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. At other times they will be at the home on Buffalo Ave.
Born Sept. 1, 1951 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Margaret Cannon Bost. He was retired from Philip Morris and a member of Start St. Mathews Masonic Lodge, the Royal Arch, and Knights of Templar.
Survivors include his wife, Vergia Black Bost of the home; a daughter, Constance Bost of the home; a son, Cortez Bost of the home; three sisters, Lanita B. Rucker of Kannapolis, Malanie Kearns of Leesburg, Va., and Catherine Bost Reid of Concord; a brother, Jeffrey Bost of Atlanta, Ga.; a grandmother, Ethel R. Cannon of Concord; and a grandson, Kirez Bost of Salisbury.
Clark Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Clell Hathcock
STANFIELD -- Clell Hathcock, 76, of 4377 Hwy 200, Stanfield, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Philadelphia Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church Cemetery, with military graveside rites performed by DAV Chapter #12 of Albemarle. The Rev. Dwight Mabry will officiate.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland. At other times they will be at the home of a daughter, Donnice Whitley, at 12851 Buster Rd., Stanfield.
Born May 7, 1925 in Stanly County, he was the son of the late Ara Thomas and Robert Lee Hathcock. He worked in maintenance at Lance Packing Company and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Hathcock of Stanfield; two daughters, Kim Phipps and her husband Terry of Jacksonville, Fla. and Donnice Whitley and her husband Lyndall of Stanfield; three sisters, Edith Drake and Margie Drake, both of Stanfield, and Ruby Drye of Mooresville; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1181, Albemarle, NC 28002.
Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Eddie Lowder
CONCORD -- Arnold Edward “Eddie” Lowder, 62, of 760 Jackson Terrace SW, Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Concord. Burial will follow at West Concord Cemetery. The Rev. Rodney Quesenberry will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times they will be at the home on Jackson Terrace.
Born July 15, 1939 in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Dora Mitchell Lowder and Sidney Lowder. He was a brick mason and a member of Broadus Memorial Baptist Church. 
Survivors include his wife, Judy Miller Lowder of the home; two daughters, Pennie Newell and Bonnie Martin, both of Concord; a son, Arnold Lowder, Jr. of Concord; a step-son, Brent Furr of Concord; two step-daughters, Angela Raeker of Matthews and Tracie Hartsell of Midland; a brother, Denver Lowder of Concord; three sisters, Dianne Taylor and Carolyn Paige, both of Concord, and Bobbie Christy of Kannapolis; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County, PO Box 1235, Concord, NC 28026.
Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Terrez Lowery
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Darion Terrez Lowery, 17, of 1500 B St., Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, on arrival at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Clark Funeral Home.

Mrs. Marian Marsh
WINSTON-SALEM -- Marian McManus Marsh, 84, of 1199 Hayes Forest Drive, Winston-Salem, formerly of Kannapolis, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at Baptist Hospital.
A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Freezor Auditorium at Brookridge Retirement Community off Bethabara Road, 1199 Hayes Forest Drive in Winson-Salem. The Rev. Maurice Briggs, Charles Edwards, and Ray Benfield will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Brookridge following the service.
Mrs. Marsh, the wife of the late Health Bascom Marsh of Winston-Salem, was born on Feb. 8, 1917 in Monroe. She was the daughter of the late Basil McManus and Essie Tucker McManus.
She was a graduate of Mars Hill and Queens Colleges with a B.A. in English and was a former officer of The Marsh Company. She retired in 1985 and moved to Greensboro. Since 1990, she had lived at Brookridge Retirement Community, Winston-Salem. She was a member of College Park Baptist Church, Winston-Salem.
Survivors include a son, Donald H. Marsh of Concord; three daughters, Frances M. Nesbitt of Cedar Key, Fla., Jane M. Martin of Greensboro, and Anne M. Kennedy of Hickory; a sister, Hilda Henderson of Greensboro; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, 634 Ashland Drive, Greensboro, NC 27403.
Vogler and Sons Reynolds Rd. Chapel is serving the family.

Ms. Shakerra McIntyre
CONCORD -- Shakerra Tynees McIntyre “Ree Ree”, 17, of 324 Lincoln Street, Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Walker Funeral Home of Concord.

Mrs. Zelma Eagle
KANNAPOLIS -- Zelma Linker Eagle, 83, of 205 Prince St., Kannapolis, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Center Grove Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Zachariah Harris III will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Whitley's Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home on Prince Street.
Born July 6, 1918, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Robert (Bob) Linker and the late Ruth Trexler Linker. She was employed with Cannon Mills Co., Plant #1, Wash Cloth Dept. for many years until her retirement. She was a member of Center Grove Lutheran Church in Kannapolis for 49 years where she taught the Youth Sunday School Class. She was a resident of Kannapolis for most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Monroe Eagle, who died in 1972; and two sisters, Charlotte Poole and Elma Dabbs.
Survivors include her daughter, Claudine E. Price of Kannapolis; three granddaughters, Heather Price Sweatt of Kannapolis, Molly Price Sampson of Pembroke, and Erica Lynne Price of Wilmington; two great-grandsons, Tyler Austin Sampson and Gavin Blake Sampson; and a nephew, Charles Dabbs of Salisbury.
Memorials may be made to Center Grove Lutheran Church at 1601 S. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis, NC 28083.
Whitley's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Ronald Green
KANNAPOLIS -- Ronald Edward Green, 66, of 419 Highland St., Kannapolis, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at home. 
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Wilkinson Funeral Home.

Dr. Mindy Roshon
CHARLOTTE -- Dr. Melinda “Mindy” Sue Roshon, 48, of the Mallard Creek Community in Charlotte, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
Dr. Roshon was born Dec. 27, 1952, in Medina, Ohio to Richard E. and Alice Roshon. Dr. Roshon was a member of Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church and a choir member. She was Chairperson of the Circle of Anna. She was also a community volunteer in her roles as soccer mom and cookie mom for Girl Scouts.
Dr. Roshon served her church and community in many ways. She was an avid reader and enjoyed writing letters to her friends. Given her own medical trials and hardships, she had special understanding of those experiencing suffering and pain. She will forever be remembered for her words and deeds of compassion and love for others.
She is survived by her daughter, Allison Roshon Young; her husband of 19 years, Dr. James Henry Young, Jr.; her parents, Richard E. and Alice Roshon of Oak Island, N.C.; two sisters, Pamela Carlin of New Castle, Penn., and Gwynne Roshon-Larsen of Saratoga, Calif.; and one nephew, Eric Carlin of Murphysboro, Ill.
Dr. Roshon is a graduate of Medina High School and Denison University, where she was a Pi Beta Phi. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1983 from Florida State University. She worked as a psychologist for the Cabarrus County Schools for seven years prior to becoming disabled.
Visitation was at the family's home Tuesday. A memorial service was held Wednesday at the Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church, officiated by the Rev. Robert M. Watkins and the Rev. Margaret A. Shaw, associate pastor. There was a private service for the family following the memorial service.
Memorials may be made in Dr. Roshon's name to the Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church Pastor's Fund, or to the National Scleroderma Foundation.
Arrangements were handled by McEwen Funeral and Cremation Services.

Mr. Richard Savage
FAIRBURN, Ga. -- Richard H. Savage died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Peachtree City.

Mrs. Alice Walters
CONCORD -- Alice Anderson Walters, 78, of St. Andrews Living Center and formerly of Burrage Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at St. Andrews Living Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. David Christy will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. At other times the family will be at the home of a son at 108 Woodland Drive.
Born May 6, 1923, in Cabarrus County, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Maude Wilkerson Anderson. She was retired from Cannon Mills and a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Hoover Walters, who died in 1990.
Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Karen W. Willard of Smithfield, Va.; two sons, Mr. Phillip E. Walters and Mr. Robert B. Walters, both of Concord; two sisters, Mrs. Cecile Peavy and Mrs. Katherine Stevens, both of Concord; two brothers, Mr. Melvin Anderson of Concord and Mr. Gilbert Anderson of Kannapolis; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215.
Wilkinson Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements for Mrs. Walters.

Mrs. Mary Casper
CONCORD -- Mary Lee Hampton Casper, 52, of 907 Watson Drive, Concord, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel, Concord. The Rev. Lynette Linderman will officiate.
No visitation hours have been scheduled.
Born Jan. 2, 1949, in Bryan County, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Opal Willene White Hampton and Louis Elmo Hampton. Mrs. Casper, a Native American of the Chickasaw tribe, was very proud of her heritage and quite knowledgeable of various Indian customs and traditions. She was often called upon to speak with local school and civic groups. Mrs. Casper owned and operated Casper's Union Connection downtown Concord for a number of years where she proudly made and sold Native American crafts and jewelry. Mrs. Casper was a deeply religious and spiritual person with a glowing smile and a magnetic charisma who never met a stranger and could always lessen any burden anyone could present. She had an endearing charm and personality and was deeply loved and respected by all who knew her. She fought a valiant battle with cancer.
Survivors include her husband, Harvey Franklin Casper of Concord; two sons, William L. Arnder and Miller B. Pitts III, both of Charlotte; daughter, Judy E. Puckett of the home; three sisters, Diane Chidester of Pryor, Okla., Opal Sanderson of Sulfer Springs, Texas and Rhonda Sloan of Sherman, Texas; and brother, Randy Meade.

Mr. Albert Davis
MOORESVILLE -- Albert Gene Davis, 70, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Nell Corzine
CONCORD -- Nell Elizabeth Corzien, 86, of 169 Freeze Road N.W., died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord.

Mrs. Rosa Huffman
LANDIS -- Rosa Lee Crisp Huffman, 94, formerly of 410 West Ryder Avenue, Landis, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at Liberty Commons Nursing Center in Wilmington of declining health.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Landis Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Billy Honeycutt will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis.
Born March 18, 1907 in Iredell County, she was the daughter of the late Sally Crisp Honeycutt and Joe Crisp. She was educated in Iredell County Schools and retied from Linn Mills in Landis. She was a member of Landis Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Albert Huffman, who died on Nov. 4, 1990.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Ray Huffman of Salisbury; two daughters, Hilda Cross of Wilmington and Audry Edwards of Rome, Ga.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A permanent memorial has been opened for Rose Huffman at www.linnhoneycutt.com.
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Landis is handling the arrangements.

Bennett Jacobi
CONCORD -- Bennett Michael Jacobi, of 4725 Clubview Lane, passed away on Nov. 29, 2001. Born in Williamsville, N.Y. on August 22, 1991, ten-year-old “Ben” was the beloved son of Mike and Judy Jacobi. In addition to his parents and many loving family and friends, Ben is survived by his grandparents, Jack and Barb Jacobi of North Tonawanda, N.Y. and Ron and Jean Steinbrenner of Tonawanda, N.Y. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ben will held at Salem United Church of Christ in Tonawanda, N.Y.
Ben was a fifth grade student at A.T. Allen Elementary School and had also attended the School for Environmental Studies and Winecoff Elementary School. He enjoyed outdoor field trips and adventures with his friends and said he always wished for a pool full of chocolate pudding. Ben also loved making and building things, whether it be with Legos or clay. Pottery was a favorite craft of his, so much so that he had his tenth birthday party at the Pottery Pad. Ben has many classmates who remember him fondly. Says Tara Farnham, “I never saw Ben frowning -- he was always smiling.” Alex Clark remembers that, “Ben always cheered you up when you were in a bad mood.” And Nicholas Watson's favorite memory is of Ben teaching him how to bounce a cat on a trampoline and playing “seven ball ghost.” “He taught me the true meaning of fun,” Nicholas fondly recalls.

Mr. Thomas Lee
SALISBURY -- Mr. Thomas Glenn Lee, 54, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001. Graveside service is 3 p.m. Monday at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury. Visitation 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monady at Lyerly Funeral Home.

Mr. Jim Rogers
RICHFIELD -- James Carroll “Jim” Rogers, 68, of 21712 Rogers Rd., Richfield, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at his home.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today at New Bethel Lutheran Church in Richfield. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Whitaker Goodnight
CHINA GROVE -- Whitaker Belk Goodnight, 86, of 1930 Brown Road, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Christ. The Rev. Paul Pickler will officiate. Burial will be at St. Paul's United Church Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the home on Brown Road. The remainder of the time the family will be at the home.
Born July 23, 1915, in Iredell County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Clarence and Ida Goodnight Belk. She was educated in Iredell County schools and graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College. She was formerly employed as school teacher and was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by husband, Henry Lamont Goodnight on March 31, 2001.
Survivors include two sons, Cecil Goodnight of Raleigh and David Goodnight of Denver; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 811 North Enochville Avenue, China Grove, N.C. 28023 or to the American Lung Association, 5315 Greenbrook Drive, Charlotte, N. C. 28025.
An online memorial has been opened for Mrs. Goodnight at www.linnhoneycutt.com.

Mr. August H. Williams
KANNAPOLIS -- Mr. August H. williams, 84, of 1004 Brantley Road, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001. The body will remain at Lady's Funeral Home pending completion of funeral arrangements.


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