CLEVELAND Paul S. Brooks, age 66, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 10, 2017, in the Johnson City Medical Center. Paul was born on March 31, 1951, in Lebanon, Va. a son of the late Vaughn and Virginia Cook Brooks. A lifelong resident of Russell County, Paul was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War Era. He was an employee at Consolidated Steel. He was a member of Green Valley Baptist
Andrew David Bruck, 87, Lebanon, Va., passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Born in Hamilton, Ohio, on December 19, 1929, he was the son of the late Andrew Frank and Margaret Kiley Bruck. He graduated from Hamilton High School in 1947, and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army from February 14, 1951 to February 14, 1953, and married Helen Rumgay on February 14,
ABINGDON, Va. Vernon Gaston Davis, age 97, and the oldest member of the Brumley Gap Community, passed on Monday, September 11, 2017, in Johnston Memorial Hospital. Vernon was born in Danville, Va. and moved to Washington County as a young adult. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart after sustaining wounds during the battle for Okinawa. Mr. Davis retired after
Beloved mother and grandmother, Shirley Ann Turpin, 77, of Bristol, Tennessee passed peacefully, after a short hospital stay, on Friday, September 8, 2017, in Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tennessee. She was born in Hamlin, Va. on March 31, 1940, a daughter of the late Pack and Nannie Ruth Horne Ramsey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce
CUMBERLAND, Md. Clyde Hughes Doane Jr., also know as Junior and J.R., age 58, of Cumberland, Md., passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017. J.R was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was preceded in death by his father Clyde Hughes Doane Sr. Junior is survived by his wife, Brenda G. Lamb; mother, Mildred M. Doane; daughter, Kellie A. Bouvet and husband, Eric; son, Jesse
HICKORY Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Susan Taylor Gemme died at 50 after an illness. Gemme was a loving wife and devoted mother known especially for her nurturing care of her son, William. Gemme had a long history of volunteering in the Hickory community, with the Newcomers of Catawba Valley, the Catawba Science Center Guild, previously at the Clyde Campbell School, and in recent years at Hickory Christian
CLAREMONT Tony Ly, 36, of Claremont, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. The funeral will be held at 7 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Jenkins Cemetery. The Ly family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton, 828-464-1555.
NEWTON Doris Magdalene Keller Thomas, 77, of Newton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at her residence. Doris was born April 17, 1940, in Burke County to the late William E. Keller and the late Mildred Garnes Keller. She was a member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Hickory. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tracy Earl Thomas; a son, Dwayne Thomas; two
TAYLORSVILLE Mr. Glade William Stafford, 84, of Taylorsville, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 12), at Christian Fellowship Church will full military honors. Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the Stafford family.
TAYLORSVILLE Mrs. Patricia Karen Cooper, 59, of Davis Cove Road, Taylorsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. Mrs. Cooper was born Feb. 16, 1958, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of the late Albert D. Ginolfi of Lake Hopatcong, N.J. She had worked as Chief Financial Officer with Telecommunications Company in New Jersey, and was also an entrepreneur having started her own business. She was
Helen F. (Fitzsimons) McDonald of Milton, formerly of White Horse Beach and Dorchester, Sept. 11, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John A. McDonald. Sister of the late Sr. Mary Fitzsimons, F.S.P. and William J. Fitzsimons. Aunt of Mary Bono of E. Falmouth, Kathleen Cullinan of N. Andover, Ann Sullivan of Holliston, Joan Fitzsimons of Quincy, Maureen Dunn of Plymouth, Elizabeth Fitzsimons of N. Weymouth,
MONMOUTH — Telma R. Cassiday, Monmouth, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born Monday, July 1, 1929, in Oakville, Iowa, the daughter of Elmo and Hazel Fran (Nyberg) Gesling. She married Ray J. Cassiday and they were married 40 years; he preceded her in death in July 1987.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Rose Starkey