Miscellaneous Catawba County, North Carolina Obituaries

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COZETTE L. KENNEDY
NEWTON - Cozette Linebarger Kennedy, of Hudson Chapel Road in Catawba, died July 26, 2000, at Catawba Memorial Hospital.

Born May 5, 1911, in Catawba County, she was a daughter of the late Wade and Sarah McCombs Linebarger.

A member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, she retired from Broyhill Furniture. She also was a member of Court 14 Heroines of Jericho and Martha Chapter 11 Order of the Eastern Star of Catawba.

She was preceded in death by a son, Clifford Linebarger; five brothers, Glenn Linebarger, George Linebarger, John Q. Linebarger, Calvin Linebarger and Waddell Linebarger; and six sisters, Bretie Connor, Annie Mundey, Mandy Brown, Agnes Linebarger, Cordell Linebarger and Margaiet Linebarger.

Survivors include her husband, Prince Harold Kennedy; a son, Artis F. Linebarger of Newton; two daughters, Sadie L. Gibbs and Alma “Peggy” Linebarger of Catawba; an adopted daughter, Lois Daniels of Newton; a brother, James L. Linebarger of Newton; three sisters, Ethel L. Brice, Marie L. Davis and Margie Linebarger of Catawba; a foster sister, Louise McIntyre of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren; 34 great- grandchildren; and nine great-great- grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Rodney Stevenson and Pastor Reuben Linebarger at 3 p.m. Saturday at her church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at the residence at 5 p.m. today.

Newton Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

TRACY A. TUTTLE

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Tracy A. Tuttle, 25, of Newton, N.C., died July 24, 2000, at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, N.C.

Born Nov. 1, 1974, in Louisville, she was a daughter of the Rev. Lonnie D. and Jeanetta Overbay Tuttle of Newton, N.C.

A member of the Faith Baptist Church in Newton, N.C., she was an emergency room technician.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, James “Jim” Millard Overbay; and her paternal grandparents, Jack and Mary Tuttle.

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include two brothers and a sister-in-law, Randall Dwaine Tuttle of Conover, N.C., and Doyle L. and Theresa Tuttle of Claremont, N.C.; a grandmother, Charity Setser Overbay of Cannon; a niece, Holly Denise Tuttle of Claremont, N.C.; and a number of uncles, aunts, other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be conducted by the Revs. Vernon Morris and Brian Hacker at 11 a.m. today at Hopper Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Sizemore Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Foyster Tuttle, Rodney Tuttle, Ronnie Mills, Terry Smith, Ricky Smith and Mark Overbay.

Honorary pallbearers will be her friends and neighbors.

The family will be at the funeral home two hours prior to the service.

ELI M. MITCHELL

STONY POINT - Eli Murphy Mitchell, 84, of Daniels Ridge Road in Taylorsville, died July 27, 2000, at Alexander Community Hospital after a period of declining health.

Born Oct. 10, 1915, in Alexander County, he was a son of the late Marvin and Lizzie Kerley Mitchell.

He was a member of Mount Hebron Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Herman Mitchell, Henry Mitchell and Clifford Mitchell; and a sister, Rosa Mitchell.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Davidson Mitchell; a brother, Edgar Mitchell of Lincolnton; and a number of nephews and nieces.

The funeral will be conducted by the Revs. Tim Smith, Al Smith and Perry Link at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at his church.

The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at the church from 7 to 8:30 tonight and at his residence at other times.

Chapman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

INEZ W. WILLIAMS

Inez White Williams, 70, of Forty- seventh Avenue Place, NE, died July 25, 2000, at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Born April 19, 1930, in Alexander County, she was a daughter of the late Lee and Kate Reid White.

A member of Springs Road Baptist Church, she retired from Centel.

She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Alan White; and two brothers, Fred Wilkie and Maurice Wilkie.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gary L. and Pamela Watts of Taylorsville; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy W. and Charles Poole of Taylorsville; two brothers, Perry White and Paul White of Bethlehem; a sister, Ruth Johnson of Hickory; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Arthur Yount at 2 p.m. today at her church.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will be at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Springs Road Baptist Church, 3580 Springs Road, NE, Hickory, N.C. 28601; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 2636, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ARCHIBALD A. JOYNER

Archibald Andrews Joyner, 86, of Second Street, NE, died July 26, 2000, at Valdese General Hospital.

Born July 30, 1913, in Lenoir, he was a son of the late Rev. Noah and Elizabeth Joyner.

A member of Episcopal Church of the Ascension, he was the first minister and a lay reader. A 1930 graduate of Hickory High School, he was an assistant to the professor of physics at Lenoir-Rhyne College and earned his bachelor of science degree in physics from Lenoir-Rhyne College.

After graduation, he went to New York City to study at the RCA Institute and became an electrical engineer. He worked for RCA in Camden, N.J., for 23 years.

He then moved to Wheaton, Ill., and retired as a manufacturing representative with a manufacturer of electronic parts after 27 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, O. Elizabeth Friday Joyner; a son, Edmond Lee Joyner of Illinois; a daughter, Mary Joyner Pryde of California; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. Howard White at noon Monday at Grace Church in the Mountain in Waynesville nurnment will be at Grace Church in the Mountain Monday.

The family will be at Kingston Residence in Hickory from 2 to 3 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 726 First Ave., NW, Hickory, N.C. 28601; or Grace Church in the Mountain, 394 North Haywood St., Waynesville, N.C. 28786.

Bass-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HETTIE K. HERALD

LENOIR - Hettie Cloe Killian Herald, 88, of Simmons Circle, died July 26, 2000, at her residence.

Born Dec. 6, 1911, in Caldwell County, she was a daughter of the late Perry and Lillie Colvard Killian.

A Baptist, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Herald; an infant son; two daughters, Christine Williams and Lillie Herald; three brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include a son, James Issace Herald of Lenoir; three daughters, Pauline Simmons and Lucille Herald of Lenoir and Reba Lewis of Granite Falls; a brother, Rob Killian of Mortimer; a sister, Mary Shuford of Hildebran; six grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted by the Revs. Clint Coffey and Dale Matheson at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Mortimer Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Shew, William Herald, Grant Bowers, Shane Hollars, Anthony Grizzle and Clarence White.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 tonight.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell County Hospice, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir, N.C. 28645.

DONNA S. ROBINSON

VALDESE - Donna Wraye Stillwell Robinson, 45, of Lovelady Road in Rutherford College, died July 26, 2000, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Born July 14, 1955, in Burke County, she was a daughter of Jewell Crisp Stillwell of Valdese and the late Clifford S. Stillwell.

A member of Evangelical Methodist Church of Rutherford College, she served as president of the Evangelical Methodist Women, chairwoman of the Helping Hands committee and kitchen committee, and a treasurer of the youth committee. She was employed as a secretary of Robinson Hosiery Mill Inc.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Dianne Crossley.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Edgar Alton Robinson; two sons and daughters- in-law, Jeffrey A. and Michelle Robinson and Kenneth A. and Tamare Robinson of Rutherford College; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen D. and Justin Abernathy of Hildebran; two sisters, Judy Abernethy Childers of Rutherford College and Linda S. Rogers of Hickory; a mother-in-law, Ruby M. Robinson of Rutherford College; and three grandchildren, Jarrett Taylor Robinson, Abby Brooke Robinson and Courtney Blair Robinson of Rutherford College.

The funeral will be conducted by the Revs. Robert Gober, R.L. Icard and Travis Osward at 2 p.m. Saturday at her church.

The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

Burial will be in Burke Memorial Park.

The family will be at Heritage Funeral Service from 7 to 9 tonight.

Memorials may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, P.O. Box 846, Rutherford College, N.C. 28671.

HATTIE S. HUFFMAN

FALLSTON - Hattie Canipe Sain Huffman, 78, of Twenty-first Street, SE, Hickory, formerly of Toluca, died July 26, 2000, at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation.

Born Dec. 22, 1921, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Rome and Jane Pruett Canipe.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Sain; her second husband, Leonard Huffman; two sons, Edgar Sain and Wayne Huffman; three brothers, Roscoe Smith, Rance Smith and Tommy Canipe; two sisters, Nellie Hendrick and Lois Swink; and two grandsons, Jerry Bradshaw and Larry Bradshaw.

Survivors include a son, Bobby Sain of Casar; two daughters, Katherine Hoyle of Hickory and Nancy Lackey of Taylorsville; a brother, Junior Canipe of Lawndale; two sisters, Mozelle Warlick of Casar and Leona Smith of Lawndale; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted by the Revs. Terrill Crump and Harold Cantrell at 3 p.m. Saturday at Olive Grove Baptist Church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Stamey Funeral Home from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight and at the residence of Ernest and Katherine Hoyle, 3412 Twenty-first St., SE, at other times.

Memorials may be made to Olive Grove Baptist Church.
 

HERBERT CAMP
LINCOLNTON - Herbert Camp, 52, of Sorrells Baxter Road in Cherryville, died July 25, 2000, at his residence.

Born Jan. 3, 1948, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Henry and Janie Patterson Camp of Cherryville.

A member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, he was employed at J.P. Stevens.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Camp.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his former wife, Vickie Smith Camp; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Herbert and Claudell Camp of Atlanta, Ga., Victor Jermaine Camp and Muhammad Ali Camp of the home; a brother, Curt Camp of Cherryville; six sisters and four brothers-in-law, Henrietta T. and Walter Richardson of Cleveland, Ohio, Elizabeth and Charles Chislom of Maiden, Barbara and Walker Gilliam of Dallas, Debra and Joseph Maddox, Diane Camp and Oradell Catlin of Cherryville; five grandchildren; two uncles; and four aunts.

The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Bill D. Houze at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Lawndale.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Ebony and White's Funeral Service from 7:30 to 8:30 tonight.

DOVIE C. HOUK

MORGANTON - Dovie Louise Carswell Houk, 83, of Morganton, died July 27, 2000, at Grace Heights.

Born April 30, 1917, in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Martha Chapman Carswell.

She was a member of McDowell Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by a son; four brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include her husband, Earl Houk; a sister, Mary Carswell Norman of Morganton; a grandson, Steve Houk of Morganton; two great- grandchildren; and a number of nephews and nieces.

A graveside service will be conducted by her nephews, Sid Houk, at 11 a.m. today in Burke Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will be at the Kirksey Funeral Home from 10 to 10:30 a.m. today.


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