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October 21, 2021

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Thursday, October 21-October 27, 2021 704/484-1047 - shelby shopper & info - Page 17 RANDY BLAKE WILLIS Randy Blake Willis, 77 of Vale passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Carolina Caring in Newton. Born in Lincoln County, on December 24, 1943 he was the son of the late J.C. Willis and Vergie Wright Willis. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two infant sisters; sis- ter, Linda Miller and three brothers, Wayne Willis, Gary "Pete" Willis and James Willis. Mr. Willis is survived by his wife, Taltha Turner Willis; son, Dennis Willis of Vale; two daughters, Karen Doolittle of Vale and Renee Jenkins and husband, Jason of Taylorsville; three sisters, Sharon Hicks, Joy Walker and Robin Bumgarner all of Vale; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchil- dren. A Funeral Service was held October 14, 2021 at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel. The burial followed the service in the Laurel Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. A guest register is avail- able at www.stameytysing- Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC. GLENN WILFORD ANTHONY Glenn Wilford Anthony, Jr., age 80, of Paul H. Beam Road, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Atrium Lincoln. He was born December 28, 1940, in Gaston County to the late Glenn Wilford, Sr. and Lillie Pruett Anthony. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Beam, and Dot Newton. He is survived by his wife, Linda Boyles Anthony; daughters, Carla Anthony Holt (DJ), and Dana Anthony Abernathy (Randy); a grand- daughter; a step-grand- ED BROWN Ed Brown, 77, of Blacksburg, passed away on Monday, October 11th, 2021, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born in Blacksburg, he was the hus- band of Diane Lee Brown and the son of the late James Eli Brown and Mary Novella Harris Brown. In addition to his wife, Mr. Brown is survived by two sons, Chucky Brown (Leah) and Timmy Brown (Angie); two brothers, J. D. Brown and Larry Brown; four sis- ters, Joanne Patterson, Louise Byars, Linda Wilson, and Helen Martin; and four grandchildren. Graveside services were held October 16th, 2021 at Brown Family Cemetery, Blacksburg, SC with Rev. Ray Duncan and Rev. Sammy Adams officiating. Memorials may be made to Cowboys for Christ, PO Box 7557, Fort Worth, TX 76111. JERMINE MELTON PATTERSON Jermine "Jeri" Melton Patterson, age 89 of Shelby, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 11, 2021. She is survived by her children, Wanda Bridges of Ellenboro, NC, Connie Young (Bill) of Lexington, KY, and Kathy Forbes (Jim) of Shelby, NC; a daughter- in-law, Darla Patterson of Shelby, NC; eight grandchil- dren; thirteen great grand- children; and two brothers, James H. Melton (Shirley) of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Bruce Melton (Sue) of Myrtle Beach, SC. Born January 12, 1932 in Rutherford County, NC, Jeri was the daughter of the late George May and Hattie (Ramsey) Melton and was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Charles Patterson; a son, Gary Patterson; a son-in-law, Max Bridges; a sister, Ruth Yates; and three brothers, Charles Melton, Ray Melton, and Sam Melton. A funeral service was held October 16, 2021 at Pleasant City Church conducted by Rev. Bryan Glisson, Rev. Gary Marburger, and Rev. Barry Yates. Burial followed at Cleveland Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 953 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or to Pleasant City Church General Fund, 1146 County Home Road, Shelby NC 28152. To sign the guest book, please go to www.cleveland- A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc. JAMES HARRY MORTON James "Jim" Harry Morton of Shelby, NC passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 10, 2021. The eldest son of the late John Harry Morton and Elizabeth S. Eastwood, he was born in Charlotte, NC. Jim is survived by his wife, Yvonne, and their daughters: Tina (Larry) McSwain of Gaffney, SC and Tressa (Scott) Ramsey of Spartanburg, SC; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; a broth- er, Donald Morton of Oak Island, NC; and sister, Stella (Ed) Morgan of Powder Springs, GA. Jim was preceded in death by his a grandson. Graveside services were held October 14 at Frederick Memorial Gardens, Gaffney, SC with Dr. Tim Sims of Bethel Baptist Church, Shelby, NC officiating. Memorials may be made to: Buford Street United Methodist Church, 120 E. Buford Street, Gaffney, SC 29340 or Bethel Baptist Church, 606 S. Dekalb Street, Shelby, NC 28150 or Bradford Thomas Beattie Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 673, Gaffney, SC 29342. RONALD GENE BARNETT Ronald Gene Barnett was born June 24, 1951 in Cleveland County, NC to the late Wilbert John Barnett and Ruth Truelove Barnett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Donald Dean Barnett. Ronald is survived by his brother, Edward Barnett and wife Pearl. A Service was held for Mr. Barnett on October 11th, 2021 at Ledford Grove Baptist Church in Lawndale. daughter; a great-grandson; and two step great-grand- daughters. Graveside services were October 13, 2021 at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Jhoan Alfaro officiating. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cherryville at 301 E 1st St., Cherryville, NC 28021. Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfu- JIMMY RAY SAILORS Jimmy Ray Sailors, 76, of Lawndale, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Testa Hospice House, Kings Mountain. Born in Catawba County on March 28, 1945, he was the son of the late Fred Ray Sailors and Alta Viola Cook Sailors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Carolyn Setzer and one granddaughter. Mr. Sailors is survived by his wife, Kay Houser Sailors; one son, Michael Sailors of Lawndale; two sisters, Kay Bingham and husband Henry of Fallston and Diann Hedrick and husband Jim of Vale; and one granddaughter, two great grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way. All services are private. A guest register is avail- able at www.stameytysinger- Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC. KENNETH ANTHONY BUTLER Kenneth Anthony Butler, 63, of Blacksburg, passed away Monday, October 11th, 2021. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Kenneth Butler and Rubynette Josey. Mr. Butler is survived by two sons, Kenneth Matthew Butler and Joshua Randall Butler; one daughter, Savannah Butler; and one brother, Kenneth Gerald Butler, Jr. No services are scheduled at this time. MARY SOMMERS NEISLER Mary Sommers Neisler died peacefully October 10, 2021 at Hospice of Cleveland County-Wendover Road, Shelby. Mary was born on January 26, 1931 to Goodloe Gooch Sommers and Elizabeth S. Sommers in Charlotte, NC. Mary is survived by her sons: Charles A. Neisler Jr., George Scott Neisler and Lee Sommers Neisler, six grandchildren; and two great grandsons. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; her parents, and a grandson. A memorial service will be held but arrangements have not been finalized at this time. Memorials be made to Arnette Cranford Scholarship Fund, PO Box 1188, Kings Mountain, NC 28086, First Presbyterian Church of Kings Mountain, PO Box 1188, Kings Mountain, NC 28086, Kings Mountain Little Theatre, PO Box 1022, Kings Mountain, NC 28086, or to the Davidson Alumni Resource Center, Inc., Brice Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086. Guest Register available at Arrangements: Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kings Mountain, NC. LOUISE HUMPHRIES BARTEE Louise Humphries Bartee, 98, of Mooresboro, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Atrium of Cleveland. Born in Cherokee County, she was the widow of the late Horace W. Bartee and daughter of the late Roland Lee Humphries and Laura Louise Allison Humphries. Surviving is a son, Keith Bartee (Peggy) of Mooresboro, NC; a sis- ter, Annie Mae Bridges of Boiling Springs, NC; a sis- ter-in-law, Ophelia McCraw of Mooresboro, NC; three OBITUARIES I N RE M E M B RA N C E I N RE M E M B RA N C E SHELBY SHOPPER SHELBY SHOPPER INFO INFO Continued From Page 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preced- ed in death by three sisters, Mary Bratton, Joyce Wilkie and Edna Stroupe and two brothers, R. C. Humphries and Kirk Humphries. Graveside services will be private for the family. Memorials may be made to Cliffside Masonic Lodge #460, 250 Old Main Street, Mooresboro, NC 28114. EARL McCURRY Earl McCurry, age 85, of Lexington, NC, formerly of Caroleen, passed away, Monday, October 11, 2021 at Hospice of Davidson County in Lexington. Earl was born Sunday, June 21, 1936 in Rutherford County to the late Grady Lee McCurry and Cora Blanche Murray McCurry. Mr. McCurry served our country in the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Joanna Hawkins McCurry; son, Todd McCurry and wife, Vicky; daughter, Alicia Trollinger; and two grand- children. A graveside service was held October 16, 2021 at the Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with Reverend Ernie Cole officiating. Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrange- ments. 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