Miscellaneous Cabarrus County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mr. Harvey Byrd
DAVIDSON -- Harvey Lee Byrd, 75, of 5951 Vinewood Road, Davidson, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at Hefner VA Medical Center. Lady's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Harvey Cline
CONCORD -- Harvey Alexander Cline, 89, of First Assembly Living Center and formerly of Davidson Highway, died Tuesday, December 4, 2001, at Brian Center in Concord.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Parkwood Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Revs. Darrell Coble and Steve Davis will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times, they will be at the home of a sister, Rachel Untz, at 2910 Linker Ave., Concord.
Born March 13, 1912, in Concord, he was the son of the late William Alexander Cline and Cora Jane Bonds. Mr. Cline was a farmer as well as a carpenter for Cannon Mills. He was a member of Parkwood Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Viola Montieth Cline; a daughter, Lea Hullender of Lake Lure; a son, David Cline of Raleigh; four sisters, Mildred Heglar of Mount Pleasant, Etta Myers and Sue Gray, both of Kannapolis, Rachel Untz of Concord; two brothers, Herman “Bill” Cicero Cline of Kannapolis, Ray “Bud” Bonds Cline of Concord; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be sent to Parkwood Baptist Church, 1069 Central Dr. N.W., Concord, NC 28027. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.ladysfuneralhome.com/obituaries.htm.

Mrs. Edna Eagle
LANDIS -- Edna Wyatt Woodie Eagle, 89, of Landis, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2001, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. Service 11 a.m. Friday, Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, Landis. Burial at West Lawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Hillart Frazier
KANNAPOLIS -- Hillart Frazier, 82, of 707 South Harding St., Kannapolis, died Monday, December 3, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center. 
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The Rev. P.C. Holland will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. and at other times will be at the home of his daughter at 1503 Kingston Drive, Kannapolis.
Born June 20, 1919, in Lancaster, S.C., Mr. Frazier was the son of the late Lester Frazier and Lula Cunningham Frazier. He was a member of First Baptist Church and vice-chairman of the trustee board for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Layman League, Men's Bible Class, Head Cemetery Committee and Pastor's Aid. He was custodian of Midway Methodist Church and First Baptist Church for more than 30 years. Mr. Frazier was also a member of the Community Watch.
His wife, Laura Neal Frazier, preceded him in death in October 1984.
Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Frazier Campbell of Kannapolis; two sons, Jake Willis Sr. and Purcell Willis Sr. both of Kannapolis; a sister, Almetta McKinsey of New York City; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Clark Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ryne Kluttz
LEXINGTON -- Ryne Thomas Kluttz, 12, of 223 Ashmoor Lane, Lexington, died Tuesday, December 4, 2001, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Pinedale Christian Church. Burial will follow at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons. The Revs. Matt Anzivino, C.F. McDowell and Derek Capello will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at Davidson Funeral Home- Hickory Tree Chapel. At other times they will be at the home.
He was born May 15, 1989, in Rowan County to Thomas Ray Kluttz and Sherry Earnhardt Kluttz. He was a 7th grade student at Sheets Memorial Christian School where he played on the basketball team and the spring soccer team. Ryne loved all outdoor sports. He was a member of Family Tabernacle in Lewisville where he was very active in church activities, youth group and drama team.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, William Clyde Earnhardt Jr.
In addition to his parents, survivors include a brother, Phillip Kluttz of the home; grandparents, Dorothy H. Earnhardt Hagler of Gold Hill and Van Thomas Kluttz and Betty L. Wagner Kluttz of Mount Pleasant.
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to Sheets Memorial Christian School Booster Club, 307 Holt St., Lexington, NC 27292.

Mr. James Stafford
KANNAPOLIS -- James “Jimmy” Lawrence Stafford, 61, of 1408 Ontario St., Kannapolis, died Wednesday, December 5, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Skyland Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. David Icenhour will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday night from 6 to 8 at Whitley's Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home.
Born Dec. 10, 1939, in Chesterfield County, S.C., Mr. Stafford was the son of Cleo Sellers Stafford and the late Riley Stafford.
Survivors include his mother, Cleo Sellers of the home; a sister, Janice Shoe of Concord; uncle and aunt, Ed and Dot Sellers of Kannapolis; three nieces and many special friends.
Memorials may be made to Skyland Baptist Church, 200 S. Little Texas Rd., Kannapolis, NC 28083.

Mrs. Grace Allen
LOCUST -- Grace Barber Allen, 77, of 205 Dogwood St., Locust, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at Five Oaks Nursing Center.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Locust United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Jessie Rushing will officiate.
The family will receive friends Saturday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland.
Born March 18, 1924, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Grace Martell Blackmon and the late Sidney Summerall Barber. She was a bookkeeper at Cannon Mills and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II. She was also a member of Locust United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, Bernis John Allen.
Survivors include three sons, David Allen of Oakboro, Gene Allen of Monroe, and John Allen of Winston-Salem; two brothers, Ralph Barber of Wilmington and Richard Barber of Concord; a sister, Dorothy Love of Mount Pleasant; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Harvey Byrd
DAVIDSON -- Harvey Lee Byrd, 75, of 5951 Vinewood Road, Davidson, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at W.G. “Bill” Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove. The Rev. Randy Wall will officiate.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times the family will be at the home on Vinewood Road.
Born Dec. 20, 1925, in Mecklenburg County, he was the son of the late John Henry Byrd and the late Carrie Howie Byrd. Mr. Byrd worked for several textile plants in the area and retired several years ago. He previously ran a saw mill and was employed with Davis Enterprises in Salisbury. He formerly attended Kirkwood Presbyterian Church and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Smith Byrd, who died March 5, 1999.
Survivors include his son, Jeffrey Byrd of the home; his sister, Ruth Byrd of Kannapolis; and his brother, Paul Byrd of Mooresville.
Lady's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Larry Conner
MALTA, Mont. -- Larry Wayne Conner, 60, of Malta, Mont., and formerly of Midland, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at his home in Montana.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at United Love Baptist Church Cemetery in Midland. 
The family will be at the home of his sister, Helen Brooks, at 11303 Flowes Store Road in Midland.
Born June 20, 1941, in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the late Grace Love and Charlie Edney Conner. He was a salesman for an auto dealership and a member of United Love Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sister, Helen Brooks of Midland, and two brothers, Ed Conner of Charlotte and Robert Conner of Midland.
Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Tony Cook
HUNTERSVILLE -- Tony Curtis Cook, 46, of 15033 Ranson Road, Huntersville, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at his home. His death was unexpected.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Kannapolis. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The Rev. Vaudry Tucker will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Whitley's Funeral Home. 
Born Nov. 14, 1955, in Lancaster, S.C., he was the son of the late Pearlie Junior Cook and the late Bernice Hinson Cook. He was raised and went to school in Monroe. He moved to the Huntersville area five years ago. He was an insurance salesman and a licensed evangelist with the United Christian Church. He was a member of Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Kannapolis.
Mr. Cook was preceded in death by a sister, Doris.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne Branscom Cook of the family home; step-son, William Craig Jr. of Salisbury; brother, Jerry Cook of Charleston, S.C.; sister, Peggy Norkett of Monroe; three aunts, Estaleen Graham and Leona Jenkins, both of Aynor, S.C. and Credelle Robinson of Garden City, S.C.; and an uncle, Bob Cook of Charleston, S.C.
Whitley's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Gladys Goodwin
KANNAPOLIS -- Gladys Goodwin, 70, of 600 Walter St., Kannapolis, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center. Lady's Funeral Home will handle arrangements.

Mrs. Vassie Huneycutt
MONROE -- Vassie (Jackie) Lambert Huneycutt, 83, of Monroe, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001. Service 3 p.m. Sunday, McEwen Colonial Chapel, Monroe. Visitation Sunday 2 p.m., at McEwen Funeral Home, Monroe.

Mrs. Dolores Reynolds
Dolores W. Reynolds, 54, of Sullivan County, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Jonesborough, Tenn. The Rev. Gary Harless will officiate.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
She was the daughter of Zelma Dolores Kester Williams of Gate City, Va. and the late Grover McDonald Williams. She was a medical transcriptionist and a homemaker.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, are her husband, Owen Lee Watts; a son, Billy “B.J.” Reynolds of Tampa; a daughter, Ginger R. Johnson of New Bern; a brother, Joe Floyd Williams of Gate City; and a grandson, Henry Owen Johnson of New Bern.
Memorials may be made to National Wildlife Foundation, P.O. Box 1691, Merryfield, Va. 22116-1691. 

Mr. Donald Whitley
STANFIELD -- Donald Harold Whitley, 53, of 201 Love St., Stanfield, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland. Burial will follow at Community Baptist Church Cemetery, Locust, with Masonic Graveside Rites. The Rev. Tim Kendall and the Rev. Tom Zeigler will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the home on 201 Love St., Stanfield.
Born March 11, 1948, in Stanly County, he was the son of the late Julian Whitley. He worked as a truck driver for Lance Packing Co. He was a member of Union Lodge #618 AF & AM of Midland.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Hartsell Whitley; his mother, Annie Belle Huneycutt Whitley of Oakboro; two daughters, Wanda Yow and Patty Whitley, both of Stanfield; a son, Randy Whitley of Oakboro; a sister, Tammy Pinion of Oakboro; a brother, Malcolm Whitley of Concord; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Charlotte, 1420 East 7th St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1181, Albemarle, N.C. 28002.

Mrs. Hilda Champion
CONCORD -- Hilda Fields Champion, 92, of Cox Mill Road, Concord, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte. The Rev. Billy Honeycutt will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lady's Funeral Home.
Born June 15, 1909, in Goldston, she was the daughter of the late Robert M. Fields, M.D., and Opie Anna Elkins Fields. She was retired from the Charlotte Radiological Group and was a member of Landis Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine Everette Champion who died Oct. 21, 1980.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Miriam C. Hart and husband Horace G. Hart of Concord, and Mrs. Jean C. Price and husband Randy Price of Little River, S.C.; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Mrs. Ruth Lee
KANNAPOLIS -- Ruth Gades Hancock Lee, 80, of 605 E. 12th St., Kannapolis, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis. The Rev. John Ontko will officiate. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park, China Grove.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Born March 26, 1921, in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late Archie Hancock and Minnie Lee Hancock. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother, and a resident of the area for most of her life. She will be missed dearly by her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Melvin Lee, who died Dec. 19, 1980.
Survivors include two daughters, Melba Kramer of China Grove and Brenda Jordan of Kannapolis; three sons, Archie B. Lee, Gary D. Lee and James (Bo) Lee, all of Kannapolis; one brother, Fred Hancock of Norwood; one sister, Carol Sanders of Albemarle; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Whitley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Joyce Pryce
CONCORD -- Joyce Walden Tadlock Pryce, 67, of Concord, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Statesville Road Baptist Church. Visitation 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial at Sharon Memorial Park.

Mr. Brady Wise
SALISBURY -- Brady Wise, 81, of Goodnight Road, Salisbury, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, at his home.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The Rev. Clarence Sifford and Dr. William Johnson will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove.
Born June 4, 1920, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late Dora Neal and Lonnie Wise. He attended Rowan County Schools. He was retired from the Cannon Mills, plant 1, #6 Weave Room in Kannapolis after 45 years of employment. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. Mr. Wise was a man close to his family who loved the Lord. He was very close to nature and loved to farm, and he especially loved his dogs and cows.
Survivors include his wife, Mattie (Till) Belk Wise; three sons, Phillip Wise and wife Jan of Salisbury; Steve Wise and wife Wanda of Fincastle, Va.; and Randy Dale Wise of Salisbury; two sisters, Sara Liverman of Kannapolis and Ruby Ingle of Salisbury; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Rowan Regional Health and Hospice, 825A W. Henderson St., Salisbury, NC 28144; Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund, 5080 Sherrills Ford Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144; or ARC of Rowan, 1918 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144.

Mrs. Velta Beamon
KANNAPOLIS -- Velta Pair Beamon, 75, of 118 Brookshire Avenue, Kannapolis, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Wilkinson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Edna Glosson
KANNAPOLIS -- Edna Kennington Glosson passed away on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at the age of 91. 
She was born June 12, 1910, in Lancaster, S.C., the daughter of the late Leila Todd and Roach Hazel Kennington. She was the wife of the late Charlie William Glosson to whom she was married for 56 years until his death in 1996.
Valedictorian of her class, Edna graduated from Lowell High School and later received her bachelor of arts degree from Catawba College and a master's degree in education from Appalachian State University. She was an educator in the Kannapolis City and Mecklenburg County school systems for more than 32 years, serving at various times as teacher, guidance counselor and principal. 
Edna was a life member of the Women's Society of Christian Service in Kannapolis and was also the president of the Clarice Women's Club, and served as Superintendent of Sunday School for 15 years. She was president of the local Chapter of the Red Cross, Founder and president of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Group at Dunlin's Grove Christian Advent Church, and started the drive that led to the formation of children's summer playground activities at Clear Creek School, soliciting the Governor's backing to insure the program's establishment. She represented Mecklenburg County at the Mother of the Year Awards held in Raleigh, was president of the E.H. Club in Mecklenburg County for 10 years, and president of the local Teacher's N.C.E.A. group.
Edna is survived by her daughter, Martha Glosson Howard of Charlotte; her son, Ronald Kennington Glosson of Barrington, R.I.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel at Carolina Memorial Park Gardens in Concord, with entombment to follow in the mausoleum. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Retired Teachers Personnel Fund, c/o Doris Buchanan, 900 Nance St., Kannapolis, NC, or to Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 East 1st St., Kannapolis, NC.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Faye Griggs
KANNAPOLIS -- Faynell (Faye) Grayson Griggs died at home on Jan. 5, 2002, following an extended illness. Mrs. Griggs was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina to the late Lina Dwiggins Grayson and the late X.E. Grayson.
Mrs. Griggs graduated from J.W. Cannon High School in 1942. She began work as a time keeper in #7 weave room at Cannon Mills and later served as secretary to the Director of the Cost Department for 15 years. After raising her sons, she returned to work as a hostess and tour guide at Cannon Village Visitor Center.
A member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Mrs. Griggs served in many capacities over the years. She taught the Junior High Sunday School Class and was president of the Ruth Kale Sunday School Class. She worked in the Kindergarten Sunday School Class for 34 years, co-chaired the Pictorial Directory Committee, and served on the Finance Committee, Administrative Board and Worship Committee. She had an avid interest in needlework and dedicated significant time in helping to create the needlepoint kneelers around the altar and in making the Crismons, which are used on the church's Christmas tree each year. Mrs. Griggs also was a den mother for the Cub Scouts at Kimball Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Griggs is survived by her husband of 48 years, George William Griggs, Sr.; her two sons, George William (Bill) Griggs, Jr. and his wife Jane of Matthews and Eugene (Gene) Steven Griggs and his wife Julie of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Paul William Griggs, Margaret Catherine Griggs, Mary Elizabeth Griggs, and George William Griggs III; three sisters, Dot Caton, B.J. Kincaid, and Phyllis Watson, all of Kannapolis.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Hoyt Grayson.
The family will receive friends in the church parlor of Trinity United Methodist Church from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, with a service to celebrate her life to follow at 3 p.m. It will be conducted by longtime friend, Sarah G. Weaver and the Rev. Don Shuman. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County, Inc., PO Box 1235, Concord, NC 28026-1235; or to the Maintenance Fund at Trinity United Methodist Church, 416 East First Street, Kannapolis, NC 28083; or to The Children's Home, Inc., 1001 Reynolds Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104.
Whitley's Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Griggs.

Mr. Robert “Rabbitt” Harrington
KANNAPOLIS -- Robert Lee Harrington, born April 20, 1915, well-known as “Rabbitt” of 515 Spring Garden Ave., Kannapolis, N.C., went home to meet Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002.
He was the son of the late Elijah Thomas Harrington and Mary Estelle Starnes Harrington which have also gone on to glory. “Rabbitt” was one of nine children, five boys and four girls, of which two are still living. A sister, Missouri Doster of Denver, N.C., age 94 and a brother, J.T. Harrington of Kannapolis, N.C., age 84.
Rabbitt and Mary are the proud parents of six dear children, all living in Kannapolis. There are three girls: Bobbie Durham; Dee Bost and husband, Dan; and Nancy Clark and husband, Mike. Three sons: Robert “Boobie” Harrington and wife, Carolyn; Tommy Harrington and wife, Linda; and Charles Harrington and wife, Gail.
Rabbitt will also be deeply missed by 13 grandchildren: Robin Ewing, Wendy Brown, Tonya Hicks, Wayne Harrington, Kelly Durham, Audy Harrington, Crystal Barringer, Eric Harrington, Phil Harrington, Rodney Harrington, Larry Harrington, Mica Thomas and Natalie Clark. He is also survived by 24 precious great-grandchildren along with special grand-in-laws. All of whom are considered to be a part of a close, loving and Christian family because of these characteristics and his outgoing personality, many family members and friends will have fond memories to cherish always.
Rabbitt served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. He was employed by Cannon Mills Company for 30 years and later went to work with Duke Power Company until his retirement in 1975. He was a charter and faithful member of Homestead Baptist Church. Many will remember “Rabbitt” as someone who always made time to stop and talk. He never met a stranger and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was truly a man that made a difference in the lives of the people that he encountered.
The funeral service arrangements will be as follows: Receiving of friends will be at Homestead Baptist Church, 107 W. 22nd Street, Kannapolis, N.C., from 6 until 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2002. The funeral service will be at the church Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. At all other times, the family will be at the residence.
Reverend and pastor Terry Brown along with Rev. Johnnie Morton will officiate the service. Honorary preachers will be Rev. Buck Cannup, Rev. Ted Davis, Rev. Curt Davis, Rev. Todd Hamilton, Rev. Gurney Harrelson, Rev. Richard Horn, Rev. Curtis Parker, Edward Fowler and Rev. Marler Starnes. Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Memorials may be sent to Homestead Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of “Rabbitt,” PO Box 1241, Kannapolis, NC 28082-1241.
Whitley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Honeycutt
CHINA GROVE -- Mary Mullis Honeycutt, 84, of 212 W. Church Street, China Grove, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002, at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salisbury.
The funeral will be 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Revs. Sam Crisp and Craven Chavis will officiate.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of a daughter, Betty F. Wilson, at 1230 Dial Street in Kannapolis.
Born Jan. 29, 1917, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late Marshall James Mullis and the late Minnie Troutman Mullis. Mrs. Honeycutt retired 20 years ago from the Number 2 Spinning Room of Cannon Mills, Plant One in Kannapolis, where she was employed for more than 45 years. She attended Kannapolis West A Church of God. She formerly attended Independence Square Freewill Baptist Church where her late husband, the Rev. J.C. Honeycutt served as pastor. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Eugene James Fritz, and the Rev. John C. Honeycutt; a daughter, Hazel Fritz Helms; and a grandson, Tyron McDaniels.
Survivors include three daughters, Evelene F. Woodard and Betty F. Wilson, both of Kannapolis, and Dorothy F. Thomas of China Grove; a son, Floyd D. Fritz of Aberdeen, N.C.; a sister, Ruth James of Landis; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Survivors also include several nieces and nephews, and special friends Craven and Linda Chavis.
Lady's Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Chase King
MOORESVILLE -- Chase Cameron King, 21, of 1145 Mill Chase Circle, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at Lake Normal Regional Medical Center.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Whitley's Funeral Home.

Miss Helen Misenheimer
CONCORD -- Helen Irene Misenheimer, 80, of 657 Sunderland Road, Concord, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Pastor Larry Irvin and Rev. Jimmy Furr will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Born Nov. 5, 1921, in Cabarrus County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and the late Flora Bostian Misenheimer. She was retired from Cannon Mills, Plant #6.
Survivors include a son, Roger Dale Misenheimer of Concord; a sister, Mrs. Bertie M. Bost of Concord; and a brother, William Carl Misenheimer of Chicago, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Miles Moss
KANNAPOLIS -- Miles West Moss, 84, of 1204 Lane Street, Kannapolis, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Whitley's Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mary Walters
GASTONIA -- Mary Helms Walters, 91, died at Courtland Terrace on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2002.
She was a native of Union County, North Carolina, born Jan. 13, 1910, to the late Will A. and Hattie Horn Helms. She was the widow of the late Rev. H. Lloyd Walters. Predeceased are an infant son, Charles Walters, and a grandson, Steve Griffin. Also predeceased are six brothers, Donald, Eustace, Odell, Raymond, Myrel, and Brice; and two sisters, Minnie High and Louise (Mrs. Fleet Thomas), all from Anson, Union and Mecklenburg counties.
As long as she was able, Mary attended the Unity Baptist Church where she was an active member as long as her health permitted.
Mourning her death are many friends and family members. Survivors are five sons, Ray and his wife Dorothy of Charlotte, Glenn and the late Barbara Walters of Taylors, S.C., Lloyd F. and his wife Jackie Walters of Jamestown, N.C., Jerry and his wife Mary Ann Walters of Gastonia, and Phillip M. Walters of Kannapolis; four daughters, Geraldine of Gastonia, Betty and her husband Boyd Griffin of Monroe, Doris Walters of Winston-Salem, and Annette and her husband John Bennett of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; eight grandsons, Terry and Tom Walters, Gary and Dale Walters, Jerry Jr. and Sean Walters, Roger Griffin, and Lloyd (Stoney) Walters; eight granddaughters, Sandra Helms, Pam Hart, Tonya (Kitty) Walters, Cathy Nimmons, Sherry Bennett, Debra Bennett, Gina Mendez, and Lisa Walters; and eight great-grandchildren, Jessica Walters, Amy Walters Turner, Garrett Helms, T.J. Nimmons, Collin and Casey Walters, and Tyler and Savannah Walters. Mary leaves behind one younger sister, Mrs. Claude (Jonhsie) Medlin of Wingate, N.C., and one half-brother, Franklin Helms of Marshville, N.C., as well as many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at McLean's Funeral Home, located on New Hope Rd. The Rev. Jimmy Farmer will officiate and Frances Lamb, friend of the family, will give the eulogy. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park. 
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday before the service.
Memorials may be made to Unity Baptist Church, 482 N. Myrtle School Rd., Gastonia, NC 28052, or to Courtland Terrace Nursing Center, 2300 Aberdeen Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
McLean Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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