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Mrs. Mary Allmon
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Mary Frances Rinehardt Allmon, 65, of 824 Skyland Drive, Mount Pleasant, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 at her home.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Mission Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Ronny Russell will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Gordon Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant.
Mrs. Allmon was born Feb. 9, 1936, in Cabarrus County. She was the daughter of the late Berry Lee Rinehardt and Elvia Little Rinehardt. Mary Frances was the owner and operator of Unique Hair Designs in Concord. Her love for people and for hair styling earned her 45 years in the industry and a place in Who's Who in America for 2002. She loved the people she served and has touched so many lives with her beauty, wit and charm.
She was also a well-loved and cherished Sunday School teacher at Mission Baptist Church for many years, teaching and showing the love of Jesus. She was an avid gardener who created her own Eden in her backyard, and mastered with much modesty the compliments she received. The sound of her laughter echoed wherever she was and it was almost always contagious. She always put others first which gave her, her largest blessings.
She was the best at everything: wife, mother, sister, mentor, neighbor, friend and willingly honored everything God placed in her reach to accomplish. She will be greatly missed here but will be residing in the Dwelling Place of the Most High and those of us who's lives she has touched, will carry her with us always.
Survivors include her husband, William “Bobo” L. Allmon Jr.; a daughter, Carol Allmon of Mount Pleasant; four brothers, Bain Rinehardt, Brown Rinehardt, B.L. Rinehardt, all of Concord and Lewis Rinehardt of Summerville, S.C. and two sisters, Louise Brown of Mount Pleasant and Jamie Givens of Matthews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County, P.O. Box 1235, Concord, N.C. 28025.

Mrs. Annie Bailey
FORT WORTH, TX -- Annie Randolph Trivette Bailey, 91, of 784 Natalie Drive, Fort Worth, TX and formerly of Kannapolis, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 in Fort Worth.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Donald Karriker will officiate. 
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday at Lady's Funeral Home.
Born May 15, 1910, in Heaton, Mrs. Bailey was the daughter of the late Roscoe Trivette and Etta Guinn Trivette. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil E. Bailey; three sisters, Mary Hicks, Texie Trivette, Dixie Patton and a brother, Ben Haden.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean B. Karriker and husband Don, of Fort Worth, TX; a sister, Martha Hodges, of Kannapolis; three grandchildren, Kenneth Karriker of Springfield, MO, Deborah McGarth of Arlington, TX and Donna Tomasi of Fort Worth and six grandchildren.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at ladysfuneralhome.com/obituaries.htm.

Mr. Peter Duenas
MOORESVILLE -- Peter Castro Duenas, 49, of 1224 North Main St., Mooresville, died Jan. 27, 2002 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Saint Therese Catholic Church with Father James Keogh. Burial will follow in Glenwood Memorial Park.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. on Monday.
Mr. Duenas was born on July 8, 1952 in Guam. He was employed by Freightliner. Peter will be missed by his Tae-Kwon-Do students of 20 years.
Survivors include his father, Enrque Duenas of Guam; two sons, Gerald Jonson of Guam, Jacob Reimer of Utah; a daughter, Christeena Billings of Utah and his fiance, Judy Heldman of Mooresville; eight sisters; four brothers and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family House of Chapel Hill, P.O. Box 16606, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27516.
Neill Funeral Home is serving the Duenas family.

Mr. Ralph Edsall
CONCORD -- Ralph William Edsall, 79, of 413 Winecoff School Road, Concord, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, at Five Oaks Nursing Home.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church, where he was a 53-year member. The Rev. Fred Hoffman will officiate.
The family will receive friends after the service in the church parlor, and will be at 394 Queens Drive the remaining time.
Born Aug. 18, 1922, in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of the late Bryon Golden and Gertrude Ann Paulk Edsall. He was educated in the Louisville Public Schools and attended the University of Louisville. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1947, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant in the Naval Supply Corp.
In the 1950s he was active in the Concord Jaycees, helping organize the group's Ground Observer Corp. and serving as Chief Observer. He was president of the group from 1956 to 1957, and earned the Jaycee's Distinguished Service Award in 1956.
He was a member of the Concord Rotary Club, in which he served as secretary and treasurer from 1956 to 1965, was club president from 1966 to 1967. He also served as director several terms. In 1982 he was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Concord Rotary Club.
He was a former director of the Cabarrus County Boy's Club, and was a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board for many years. He was also chairman of the Salvation Army's property committee and a Winter Night Shelter volunteer.
Mr. Edsall was active with the United Way of Cabarrus County, serving as a frequent campaign volunteer and for many years as director. He was vice-president of the budget and allocation board from 1980 to 1982 and in 1983 received the United Way President's Award. He was a director of Serenity House Inc. from 1989 to 1999, and was a Red Cross volunteer.
He was a past Vestry member and Senior Warden of his church, and had served as the church's volunteer business manager and building fund chairman. He was also a member of the Concord Bible Teaching Association and a past president.
Mr. Edsall was a member and chairman of Concord's A.B.C. Board from 1967 to 1988.
He was named Man of the Year by the Concord Business and Professional Women's Club in 1980, and won the Business Associate of the Year Award from the American Business Women's Association Cabarrus Gold Charter Chapter.
His business associations and included Reynolds Metals Company from 1947 to 1948, Concord Tractor & Motor Company from 1949 to 1958 in association with Hugh B. and Tommy Craig. From 1959 to 1969 he was with Carol May Hosiery Mill, having served as vice president and secretary.
From 1969 to 1986 Mr. Edsall was with Cabarrus Hosiery Company, Monroe Hosiery Finishers, and Scenic Hosiery, which merged into the Carol May Hosiery Mill. The Carol May Hosiery Mill then became Arrowood Mills of N.C. Inc., which served as the manufacturing facility for Arrowood Mills Inc. of New York. Mr. Edsall was President and Treasurer of Arrowood until he retired in 1987.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Alice Craig Edsall; three sons, R.W. “Bill” Edsall Jr. of Concord, James Craig Edsall of Gallup, N.M., and Hugh Byron Edsall of Palm Harbor, Fla.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church at 525 Lake Concord Road N.E., 28025, or Hospice of Cabarrus County, P.O. 1235, Concord, N.C., 28026-1235.
Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mrs. Martha Jones
SALISBURY -- Martha Gibbs Jones, 97, of 335 Cliff Eagle Road, formerly of Lake Toxaway, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Selica United Methodist Church in Brevard. Burial will follow at Tabernacle Methodist Church Cemetery in Black Mountain. The Rev. Thomas Lee Gibbs and the Rev. John Blalock will officiate.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Moore Funeral Home in Brevard.
Born Aug. 29, 1904, in Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late John A. Gibbs and Elizabeth Westall Gibbs. She was a homemaker and a member of Selica United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Winfred Lee “Winnie” Jones, who she married on April 22, 1922 and a son, William A. Jones.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruby Powell and Dixie Jordan, both of Salisbury; six sons, Winfred L. Jones Jr. of Charleston, Morris R. Jones of Salisbury, Clyde C. Jones of Brevard, Joe M. Jones of Brevard, Charles L. Jones of Brevard, Jack D. Jones and wife Mary Lou of Kannapolis; one brother, Paul Gibbs of Marion; one sister, Mildred Seagle of Marion; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-granchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Carrelton Lane
CONCORD -- Carrelton Lane, 73, of 390 Archibald Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002. Wilkinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. G. Ray Phillips
SALISBURY -- G. Ray Phillips, 71, of Salisbury, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002. Service 12 noon Friday, Franklin Baptist Church, Salisbury. Visitation 6:30-8:00 tonight, Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury. 

Mr. Richard Sims
SALISBURY -- Richard Haynes Sims, 46, of Rowan County, died, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2002. Service 3 p.m. Friday, Rowan Memorial Park, Graveside service. Visitation, 12:30-2:45, Friday, at parents home, 315 Newton St. Spencer, NC

Infant Jada Stafford
CONCORD -- Infant Jada Stafford, of 333 Lincoln St., Concord, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002 at NorthEast Medical Center.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at Rutherford Memorial Park. The Rev. Haven Anderson, pastor of Cedar Grove AME Zion will officiate.
The family will receive friends at 333 Lincoln Street.
Jada was the daughter of Maurice Stafford and Shirla Steele of Concord.
In addition to her parents, survivors include grandparents, Micheal Dean of Charlotte, George and Shirley Eskew of Concord and Eleanor and Jacky Stafford of Midland; three great-great grandmothers, Betty Steele of Concord, Mildred Reid of Concord and Edna Dean of Charlotte; an uncle, Stevelin Steele of Charlotte; a great aunt, Ann Steele of Salisbury and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Rollins Adams
KANNAPOLIS -- Rollins R. (Dock) Adams, 91, of 205 Heintz Ave., died Thursday, January 31, 2002, at the V.A. Hospital in Ashville.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis. The Rev. Rick Chaballa will officiate. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. today at Whitley's Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home.
Born June 11, 1910, in Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Elwood and Hattie Lunsford Adams. He was retired from Cannon Mills Plant Four. He was a veteran of World War II in the U.S. Army and was a member of the DAV.
He was preceded in death by his wife Parrie Beatrice Adams, who died in May of 1994.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Erwin of Kannapolis; four grandchildren, Mrs. James (Carol) Ingram, Mike Erwin, Mrs. Bill (Sharon) Seaford and Mrs. Jeff (Lorie) Stancil; one sister, Mattie O'Berry of Texas; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. Donald Bell
CHARLOTTE -- Donald Herbert Bell, 65, of Charlotte, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at CMC Mercy Hospital.
Don was born on October 21, 1936 outside of Los Angeles, California. He attended high school in Visalia, California and college at COS in Visalia and Fresno State University in Fresno, California.
Don was a well-known and respected radio announcer and program director, working at KFRE in Fresno, California, WIOD in Miami, Florida and WSOC AM/FM in Charlotte. He also acted in many plays and was a commercial voice-over artist.
On January 5, 2002 he suffered a stroke. He was a fighter who loved living up till the very last breath. His dry sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.
Don leaves behind to miss him, his wife of 45 years, Patricia, his two daughters and son in laws, Alison and Tony McCue, and Jennifer Bell and Alex Head, his favorite baseball player and beloved grandson, Chaz McCue, his nephew Jason Hinchman, his niece Suellen Jackson, his two sister in laws, Beverly LeFay and Betty Hinchman, his brother in law, Bill Hinchman, his cousin Mary Elizabeth Finch, and large group of wonderful friends.
The family would like to thank all the nurses and physicians on the 4th and 5th floors of Presbyterian and the 6th floor rehab and the 7th floor South of CMC Mercy, especially Sister Anne Marie. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
Memorials may be made to the Greater Long Beach Child Guidance Center for the Hinchman House, P.O. Box 1428, Long Beach, CA 90801-1428
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Sunday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m. in the Dilworth Chapel of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, and following the service at the residence.
Arrangements are in the care of Hankins and Whittington Dilworth Chapel, 1111 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC.

Mrs. Sadie Carr
KANNAPOLIS -- Sadie Watkins Carr, 84, of 327 Esther Circle, died Thursday, January 31, 2002, at home.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Kelsey Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Albert Mases will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Charlotte.
Born March 22, 1917, in Cabarrus County, she was the daughter of Dr. F.H. and Lytle Watkins. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorthy L. Carr McKennie.
Survivors include a brother, Harold L. Watkins of Kannapolis.

Mrs. Inez Compton
KANNAPOLIS -- Inez Arnold Compton, 87, of Caremoor Retirement Center in Kannapolis, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m., today at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The Rev. Willie Rash will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 today at the funeral home.
Born Dec. 16, 1914, in Gordon County, GA., she was the daughter of the late John and Arie Greenway Arnold. She worked at Cannon Mills Co. for 40 years as a stretcher until her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph “Doc” M. Compton; her son, R. Glenn Compton; and a brother Homer E. Arnold.
Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis C. Strickland and her husband Jimmy of Kannapolis; one son, H. David Compton and wife Dianne P. Compton of Kannapolis; three grandchildren, Lisa S. Newman and her husband Chris, H. David Compton Jr. and wife Kerry, Amy C. Nicodemus and husband Todd; and one great-grandchild, Hunter D. Nicodemus.

Mrs. Lanas Cooke
CONCORD -- Lanas Tucker Rodgers Cooke, or 215 Goodman Circle, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis. The Rev. David Myers and the Rev. Coy Privette will officiate. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times they will be at their respective residences.
Born in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Maude Hartsell Tucker. She was a beautician who formerly owned and operated Circle Beauty Shop. She was a very active member of North Kannapolis Baptist Church and was the director of Helping Hands Ministry in Landis.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, William Harvey Rodgers and Conred Ray Cooke; a daughter, Sherry Rodgers Smith; and a son, William Barry Rodgers.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Sandra Cooke Craft of Kannapolis; four grandchildren, Leslie Rodgers Griffin, William Anthony “Andy” Rodgers, William Jerrod Smith and Edward Craig Stancil; a sister-in-law, Colleen Cook; and many loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to North Kannapolis Baptist Church, 312 Locust Street, Kannapolis, N.C. 28081.

Mrs. Etta Furr
LOCUST -- Etta Frances Hall Furr, 87, of 111 Jenkins St., Locust, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Britthaven of Piedmont.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mill Grove United Methodist Church in Midland. Burial will follow at Mill Grove United Methodist Cemetery. The Rev. Arval Rushing and Dr. Kinney Wallace will officiate.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the home at 111 Jenkins St. Locust.
Born Feb. 14, 1914, in St. Cloud Fla., she was the daughter of the late William Clarence and Maude Lee Hulin Hall. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Locust. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Dewey Dewitt Furr and a son Lowery Dewey Furr.
Survivors include, two sons, Jan Furr of Locust, and Bill Furr of Mint Hill, two daughters, Betty Furr Hartsell of Locust, and Sylvia F. Bowers of Stanfield, two sisters, Ruth H. Almond of Albemarle, and Lucille H. Furr of Albemarle, 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. 

Mr. Reice Gatton
KANNAPOLIS -- Reice S. Gatton Sr., 86, formerly of 2207 Brantley Road, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Lake Taylor Hospital in Norfolk, Va. He had been ill for five weeks.
Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Franklin Heights Baptist Church in Kannapolis. The Rev. Tim Jernigan will officiate. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Whitley's Funeral Home.
Born Sept. 11, 1915, in Davie County, he was the son of the late James Louico and Minnie Jackson Gatton. He was formerly employed with General Motors in Indianapolis, Ind. He was a member of Franklin Heights Baptist Church in Kannapolis and was a long-time resident of the area.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Little Gatton.
Survivors include three daughters, Lona Liosatos of Virginia Beach, Va., Martha Shannon of Cape May, N.J. and Gail Mase of Coral Gables, Fla.; one son, Reice S. Gatton Jr. of Norfolk, Va.; three sisters, Evelyn Sloop and Martha Austin, both of Kannapolis, and Edna Edwards of Pittsboro; one brother, Max Gatton of Kannapolis; two stepdaughters, Betty Benson and Nancy Yates, both of Kannapolis; one stepson, George Ingram of Kannapolis; three grandchildren, Kevin Mase of Coral Gables, Fla., Jeff Mase of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Lona Thibodeau of Virginia Beach, Va.; two great-granddaughters, Kara and Lindsay Mase; five step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Memorial and Honor Program NCCC, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio, 44720, or to the charity of one's choice.

Mrs. Margaret Kirby
CONCORD -- Margaret Eudy Kirby, 102, died Thursday, January 31, 2002, at NorthEast Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at GreenLawn Cemetery in China Grove. The Rev. Tom Anderson will officiate.
Born November 26, 1899, in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late I.P. and Martha Tucker Eudy. She was the oldest member of First Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Kirby.
Survivors include two sisters, Ming Hill of Nashville, Tenn. and Erma Readling of Concord; one brother, Bill Eudy of Concord; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 643, Concord, N.C. 28026-0643.
Wilkinson Funeral Home will be handling arrangements.

Mr. William Lentz
SALISBURY -- William Harold Lentz, 85, died January 31, 2002. Services at 11 a.m. today at Faith Baptist Church. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. today at church.

Mrs. Martha Nantz
KANNAPOLIS -- Martha Reaby Water Nantz, 96, of Universal Healthcare in Concord, formerly of Rainbow Drive, Kannapolis, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Universal Healthcare.
The funeral will be 3 p.m. today, at Lady's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church Cemetery. The Rev. Charles B. MacMurphy will officiate.
The family will receive friends today from 2 to 3 p.m. at Lady's Funeral Home. At other times they will be at their homes.
Born Oct. 28, 1905, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of the late George C. and Martha Correll Walter. She worked at Cannon Mills Co. plant one, in the sheet dept. until her retirement. She was employed with Cannon Mills for 43 years. She was a lifetime member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell F. Nantz, who died Sept. 26, 1957.
Survivors include, two daughters, Mary Lee Towell of Charlotte, and Eva Mae Fortner of Kannapolis, one sister, Irene Walter of China Grove, one granddaughter, Chellyn T. Dulin and husband Wally of Charlotte, two great-grandsons, Russell Dulin and his wife, Lori of Oakboro and Brian Dulin of Charlotte.
Arrangements are being handled by Lady's Funeral Home of Kannapolis.

Mr. Ralph Ritchie
KANNAPOLIS -- Ralph Dearmon Ritchie, of 404 Locust St., died Friday, February 1, 2002, at Transitional Health Services of Kannapolis. 
Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel in Concord. The Rev. Johnny Canup and the Rev. Carl Howard will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Concord. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times they will meet at the residence. 
Born September 20, 1924, in Mecklenburg County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Ora Tarlton Ritchie. He was a self employed carpenter and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Harrisburg Baptist Church in Harrisburg.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Irene Lambert Ritchie of Kannapolis; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Charles Tate
CONCORD -- Charles Edward Tate, 81, of 1200 Cox Mill Road, died Friday, February 1, 2002, at the V.A. Medical Center in Salisbury. He had been in declining health for five years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parkwood Baptist Church. The Rev. Darrell Coble and the Rev. Steve Davis will officiate. Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Hartsell Funeral Home in Concord. At other times, they will be at the residence.
Born March 10, 1920, in Catawba County, he was the son of the late David Julius and Cordelia Stamey Tate. He was a road construction superintendent at C.G. Tate Construction in Concord. We was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was an active member of Parkwood Baptist Church and the N.C. Men's Baptist Disaster Relief Association.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, John Michael Thomas II.
Survivors include his wife, Frances McGinnis Tate of the home; two sons, David Franklin Tate and wife Janice Almond Tate of Concord and Charles Edward Tate II of Bessemer City; a daughter, Kay Thomas and husband John M. Thomas of Concord; a brother, James P. Tate of Bessemer City; two sisters, Violet Anthony and Joan Snipes of Lincolnton; three granddaughters, Ashley Dupont and husband Eric, April Jennings and Katelyhn Isabelle Tate; a grandson, Cody Edison Tate; and two great-grandchildren, Grace Ann Dupont and Rylan Nichole Jennings.
Memorials may be made to Parkwood Family Life Center, 1069 Central Dr., N.W., Concord, N. C. 28087.

Mrs. Vera Young
OHIO -- Vera M. Young, 72, of Parkman Township, died Thursday, January 31, 2002, at UHHS Geauga Regional Hospital in Claridon Township.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Russell Golden Rule Funeral Service in Ohio. Pastor Brad Winkler of Willo-Hill Baptist Church in Willoughby, Ohio will officiate. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in W. Farmington.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.
Born April 289, 1929, in Casey, Iowa, she was the daughter of William F. and Elgena (Edson) Shingler. She had been a resident of W. Farmington, Ohio since 1956. She had formerly worked at Johnson Rubber, Middlefield Plastics and Scientific First and had retired from Geauga County Home in 1992 at the age of 62.
Her hobbies included gardening and farming and she belonged to the Greasy Hubs Square Dance Club. She graduated from W. Farmington High School and from Trumbull Business College. She was a member of Phythian Sisters and West Farmington Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by a brother, William R. Shingler.
Survivors include her husband Keith, whom she married on May 22, 1948, in W. Farmington; five sons, Karl Young and wife Melanie of Stanfield, Keith Young and wife Evie of Concord, Kevin Young of Chardon, Ohio, Kirk Young and wife Lucinda of Parkman and Kent Young of Bristolville; two daughters, Kathleen Young of Newton Falls and Karolyn Miller and husband John of Middlefield; a brother, Donald Shingler of Champion; a sister, Donna Fiest and husband Norman of Fowler, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.


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