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October 21, 2021

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Page 18 - shelby shopper & info - 704/484-1047 Thursday, October 21-October 27, 2021 Tuesday October 12, 2021. Born in Cleveland County on March 22, 1942, he was the son of the late Julius Thurman and Dessie Daves Packard. Dan is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Jerri" Packard, his daughter, Donna Boyes Hamrick (Robert), four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Funeral service was held October 16, 2021 at Eastside Baptist Church with Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements. An online guest registry is available at www.harrelson- MARCY LASTER SMITH Marcy Laster Smith, 70, of Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Carolina Continue Care of Charlotte. Born in Cook County, IL, she was the daughter of William Romero and Marilyn Cohen. She is survived by her sons, Nicholas Casey of Shelby and Phillip Smith and wife Tammy of Shelby; daughter, Shannon Champion and hus- band Scott of Shelby; sisters, Bonni Breen of Lake Forest, Illinois, Randi Hofmann of Boulder, Colorado, and Amanda Holt of Wylie, TX; brother, Jeffery Laster of Lakeland, FL; and three grandchildren. A graveside service was held October 15, 2021 in Sunset Cemetery. Arrangements are entrust- ed to Clay-Barnette Funeral Home & Aquamation Center. Online condolences: www. BRUCE EDWARD BRIDGES Bruce Edward Bridges, age 59 of Mooresboro, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 14, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Jackie McSwain Bridges of the home, his children, Andy Bridges of Mooresboro, NC, and Callie Perez and husband Irving of Hickory, NC, a granddaughter, and a brother, Vance Bridges of Shelby, NC. Born December 25, 1961 in Cleveland County, Bruce was the son of the late John Edward Bridges and Martha Colleen Philbeck Bridges and was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Bridges. A memorial service was held October 17, 2021 at Crestview Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the United Christian Missions, P.O. Box 1038, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 or to the Nathan Beck Scholarship Fund at Crestview Baptist Church, 1090 Old Boiling Springs Road, Shelby, NC 28152. To sign the guest book, please go to www.cleveland- A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc. WILLIAM LESTER MARTIN, JR. William Lester "Blue Butt" Martin, Jr. 84, of Hickory Grove, passed away Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, at his home. Born in Kings Creek, he was the husband of Carolyn Marie Martin and the son of the late William Lester "Shorty" Martin Sr. and Winnie Wright Martin. Mr. Martin served our coun- try in the National Guard. He was preced- ed in death by his mother, Winnie W. Martin, his father, William L. "Shorty" Martin Sr., his step-mother, Sarah Rosebud Martin, his sister, Linda M. Owens, his brothers, D. Wayne Martin, Norris S. Martin, and Bruce W. Martin, and a grandson. Surviving Mr. Martin are his wife, Carolyn M. Martin, and his four children, L. Dale Martin of Shelby, NC, B. Gail Morrow of Kodak, TN, Michael R. Martin (Tammy) and John Glenn Martin, both from Smyrna, SC; brothers, Richard L. Martin and Kenny A. Martin; sisters, Hazel M. Adams and Helen M. Helms; nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to William Martin Funeral Fund, c/o Gordon Mortuary, PO Box 428, Blacksburg, SC. GERALDINE NIX Geraldine Nix, age 86, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Fair Haven Home in Bostic. Geraldine was born Friday, August 16, 1935 in Rutherford County to the late Walter James Bailey and Altha Cooper Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Audrey Philbeck and Faye Earley and a broth- er, Royce Bailey. Those left to cherish her memory include her daugh- ters, Tammy Morrow (Eddie) of Rutherfordton, Tonda Pye (Wayne Smith) of Casar, NC; son, Terry Davis (Lynn) of Dallas, NC; her sister, Pat Bedford of Forest City; two brothers, Bobby Bailey (Linda) of Forest City and Walter Bailey (Ann) of Shelby; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held October 19, 2021 at the Gray's Creek Baptist Church with Reverend Bryan Ezell officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gray's Creek Baptist Church Youth and Children's Fund, 751 Gray's Creek Church Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Harrelson Funeral and Continued From Page 17 THURMAN DAN PACKARD Thurman Dan Packard, age 79, passed away DON WILSON, II Don Wilson, II, age 56, of Earl, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021. Born in Cleveland County on March 20, 1965, he was the son of Harriett Keever Wilson and the late Donald Paul Wilson, Sr. In addition to his moth- er Harriett, Don is survived by his sister, Judith Wilson Freeman and her husband, Terry; one son, Steaphan Paul Wilson and wife, Brittany; and four grandchil- dren. Funeral Service was held October 9, 2021 at the Chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory with Dr. Robert Canoy officiating. Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serv- ing the family. Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneral- LISA KEETER-JOHNSON Mrs. Lisa Keeter-Johnson, 53, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 11, 2021. She is preceded in death by four children Alaina, Christopher, Destiny and Dylan; her grandparents; and in-laws Rev. Glenn Sr. and Becky Johnson. She is survived by her husband, Glenn Johnson Jr.; children: Alicia and husband Chris, Ricky, Emily and hus- band Timothy, Christina and husband Alan, Brandon and wife Courtney; two grandchil- dren and one on the way; her parents, Clyde and Donna Keeter; sister, Tammy and husband Terry; and sister- in-law, Rhonda and husband Andy. The funeral was held October 15, 2021 at First Love Independent Baptist Church, Shelby, NC; and burial took place in the church cemetery, with the Rev. Buster Griffin officiat- ing. Memorials can be made to First Love Independent Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.cecilm- Cecil Burton Funeral Home serving the family. 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 Pastor Dale Byrd officiating. Burial followed the service at Sandy Run Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Eastside Baptist Church: 1165 Wyke Rd. Shelby, 28150. 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