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Daniel Dixon

Feb 15, 1948 - Nov 30, 2023

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Daniel Glenn Dixon Daniel Glenn Dixon, 75, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on November 30, 2023 at Wendover Hospice House in Shelby, NC. He was born in Gaston County, NC, son of the late Delbert Barnett Dixon and Annie Sue Baker Dixon and was preceded in death by a brother, David Dixon. Daniel served his country faithfully in the United States Air Force as a jet engine technician. After his service ended, he was employed by Dallas AirMotive where Danie...Read More

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Scott Gene Blanton

Dec 19, 1960 - Feb 27, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Scott Gene Blanton Scott Gene Blanton, 63, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 27, 2024 at his home. He was born in Gaston County, NC, son of the late Hubert Hoover and Marie Ida Jackson Blanton and was preceded in death by a sister, Belinda Blanton. Scotty was a member of Chestnut Ridge Church and was attending Faith Baptist Church in Kings Mountain. He loved his church families dearly and had a very devoted faith. Scotty was the owner and operator of Modern Garbage for almost 40 years. In his spare time, Scotty was an avid dirt track racer. He drove car #B-17 for many years. He loved being near his family and was a wonderful husband, loving father, and doting grandfather. Scotty's love, guidance, and spirit will be missed by his family and many friend throughout the community. SURVIVORS: Wife of 45 years: Kim Starnes Blanton, of the home Children: Wendy McLeymore (Shane) and Dusty Blanton, both of Kings Mountain, NC Grandchildren: Isaiah Cremeans, Karissa Poteet, and Heaven Blanton Siblings: Keith Blanton (Debbie), Jerry Blanton (Debbie), Terry Miller, and Linda Garrison (Danny) MEMORIAL SERVICE: Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Chestnut Ridge Church with Pastor Greg Neely officiating VISITATION: Sunday, March 3, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Chestnut Ridge Church GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Scotty Blanton, please

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Georgia Pauline Collins

Jun 23, 1937 - Feb 22, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

Georgia “Pauline” Collins, 86, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family Thursday, February 22, 2024.Pauline was born June 23, 1937, in Gastonia, NC to the late Fletcher Johnson Crane and Ila Penner Crane.Pauline was known as a great caregiver from her children to her patients she cared for as a CNA. She was a member of South Gastonia Church of God. She attended L.E.C. of Shelby under the care of her niece Karen Bridges. She loved sewing, painting and crafting. She was famous for her cornbread, biscuits and sweet tea. She was well loved by all who met her. She had a full life loving and enjoying her family but most of all her faith and love for her savior Jesus Christ. She will be greatly missed.She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Ruben Collins; her son, Tommy Raymond Collins; sisters, Jackie Ferguson, and Margaret Ransom; brothers, Bobby, Palmer, Claude, and Otis Crane; and grandson, Floyd Collins, Jr.She is survived by her children, Kay Mertz (Richard), Judy Robertson (Rev. Kim), Lori Mahaffey, Melinda McCrary (Kenneth), Fletcher Collins, Brenda Garcia (Joe) and Floyd Collins; sisters, Johnsie Cloninger, and Patsy Long (Charles); brother, Charles Michael Crane (Sandra); 24 grandchildren; and 88 great and great great grandchildren. She was blessed with 5 generations.Family will receive friends 1:30-3:00pm, Sunday, February 25, 2024, at South Gastonia Church of God - 310 Carolina Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052.A funeral service officiated by Rev. Bobby Gilley, Rev. Kim Robertson, and Rev. Bert Scott, will be held 3:30pm, at the church.Burial will be held 1:30pm, Monday, February 26, 2024, at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory - 994 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768.Condolences may be made online at www.greenefuneral.comThere are no gallery images.#recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image

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Ophelia Phillips Humphries

Oct 20, 1932 - Feb 20, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Ophelia Philips Humphries Ophelia Phillips Humphries, 91, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 20, 2024 at Country Time Inn in Kings Mountain, NC. She was born in Cleveland County, NC, daughter of the late Lester and Loney Hill Phillips and was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Humphries, her siblings, AG Phillips and Edna Thomas, a grandson. Kenneth Hale, and a great grandson, Bobby Hale. Ophelia was of the Baptist faith. She worked in textiles most of her life. She also enjoyed selling at the local flea markets for many years. She was affectionately known as the "Pillow Lady" by many people because of the beautiful pillows and knickknacks she sold. Ophelia was an avid animal lover and enjoyed spending time with her many pets throughout the years. She also enjoyed traveling, especially to the mountains. Ophelia was a wonderful woman whose kindness, love, and friendship will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved her. SURVIVORS: Daughter: Sheila Smith Grandchildren: Billy Hale, Robert Hale, Kim Hale, Karen Hamilton (Jerry), and Barbara Furr (Scottie) 6 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great-Great Grandchildren Nephew: Ricky Philips A host of other loving family FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, February 23, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel VISITATION: Friday, February 23, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Ophelia (Phillips) Humphries, please

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Lillie Inez Hawkins Murray Bowles

Dec 06, 1940 - Feb 18, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Lillie Inez Hawkins Murray Bowles Lillie Inez Hawkins Murray Bowles, 83, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 18, 2024 at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain, NC. She was born in Cleveland County, NC, daughter of the late Clarence Henry and Estell Owens Hawkins and was preceded in death by her husband, Avery Murray and her sister, Dot Teseniar. Inez worked in the healthcare industry most of her life and retired from Summit Place in Kings Mountain as a CNA II. She attended Cornerstone and Grover Church of God. After her retirement, Inez enjoyed caring for children and loved babysitting her grandchildren. She possessed a generous and loving heart. Inez was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be missed greatly by all those who knew and loved her. SURVIVORS: Children: Regina Douglas and husband Richard, Kings Mountain, NC, and Donald Avery Murray, Morganton, NC Grandchildren: Christie Douglas, Tori Scott (Kyle), Maddison Suggs (Daniel), Ashlee Kay (Andrew), Zachary Murray, and Nico Murray 8 Great Grandchildren Brother: Ronnie Hawkins FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Pastor Josh Bennett, Brother Richard Douglas, and Pastor Ron Hawkins officiating VISITATION: Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home INTERMENT: Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Lillie Inez (Hawkins) Murray Bowles, please

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Sara Jo Beswick Stuart

Mar 27, 1949 - Feb 17, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

Sara Jo Beswick Stuart, 74, of Kings Mountain, NC and Fulton, IL, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Wendover Hospice House. Born on March 27, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Taylor Beswick and "Mary" Elizabeth Beswick. She was a retired office manager. Sara enjoyed playing cards and was a member of a card club in Fulton as well as bowling where she was a member of Fulton Lanes Bowling Club. She had also been a member of Fulton Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed country dancing with her husband and friends. She also had a passion for sewing crocheting and ceramics for many years. Sara cared for a lot of her friends and family during hard times before they passed away and had such a big heart. She also loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and looked forward to all their activities. You did not see her often without a Pepsi and a cigarette. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers, Tom Beswick and wife Jane and an infant brother and a sister, Marge Houzenga and husband Ken. She is survived by her husband Thermon Stuart; three children, Dan Stuart and wife Cheryl of Fulton, IL, Taylor Stuart and wife Maureen of Hillsboro, MO, and Lisa Marten and husband Kyle of Kings Mountain, NC; a sister, Virginia Fay and husband Jim of Bellevue, NE; and eight grandchildren, Max Stuart, Eli Stuart, Sam Stuart, Isabel Marten, Tatum Marten, Jouva Marten, Caleb Marten, and Niko Marten. Service will be held at a later date in Fulton, IL. A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.

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Wayne Charles Reese

Dec 27, 1953 - Feb 15, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Pastor Wayne Charles Reese Pastor Wayne Charles Reese, 70, of Kings Mountain, NC, went to be with the Lord on February 15, 2024 at Atrium Health Kings Mountain, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gaston County, NC, son of the late James and Ruth Hodge Reese and was preceded in death by a son, Austin Reese. Wayne preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ for more than 30 years. He pastored at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lincolnton, and at Bright Light Baptist Church in Bessemer City. He was a former employee of FMC Lithium and of Clariant Corporation where he worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer. Wayne was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hiking, camping and fishing. More than any thing else, Pastor Wayne loved preaching the gospel and leading souls to Christ. He had a special place in his heart for the bus ministry. Wayne was a wonderful husband, loving father, doting grandad and spiritual mentor to many. His love, guidance, and kindness will be remembered for a lifetime by all who knew him. SURVIVORS: Wife of 49 years: Dianne Bolin Reese, of the home Children: Dana Reese Ingle (Jonah), Kings Mountain, NC, Benjamin Reese (Kimberly), Kings Mountain, NC, Jordan Reese (Stephanie), Bessemer City, NC, Katie Reese, Kings Mountain, NC, and , Forest Wooten, Cherryville, NC Grandchildren: Mazie Ingle, Paxton Ingle, and Ava Reese Siblings: Jerry Reese (Sharon), Kings Mountain, NC and Angela Hoyle (Michael), Grover, NC FUNERAL SERVICE: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Jonah Ingle officiating VISITATION: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Wayne Charles Reese, please

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Charles Wesley Burns

Nov 29, 1942 - Feb 14, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Charles Wesley Burns Charles Wesley Burns, 81, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away, surrounded by his loved ones, on February 14, 2024 at his home. He was born in Cobb County, GA, son of the late J B Burns and Ethel Gilbreath Burns and was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Kenneth, Thurman, and James Burns. Charlie served his country honorably in the US Army. He was a shareholder and supervisor at Ruppe Hosiery for more than 20 years. Charlie worked at Kings Mountain High School for 15 years as a custodian. He was an avid Kings Mountain football fan and a past coach at KMHS. Charlie was a natural born coach and loved passing along his knowledge and experiences to our youth. He coached Optimist football for more than 30 years and one of the greatest joys of his life was being able to mentor, groom and coach his grandson Darren, throughout his football career and life. Always active, Charlie enjoyed being outdoors, golfing, camping and spending time with his loved ones. Charlie loved being involved and serving as a role model to countless children during his lifetime. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His leadership, commitment, care, and understanding has benefited hundreds of lives and will be remembered by not only his family, but the entire community for a lifetime. SURVIVORS: Wife of 45 years: Linda Gray Burns, of the home Daughter: Amanda Smith and husband Keith, Kings Mountain, NC Son: Wesley Burns, Gastonia, NC Grandchildren: Anthony McDonald Jr., Chase Burns, Emily Burns, and Darren Burns Siblings: Tommy Burns (Robin), Shelby, NC, Frank Burns (Kathy), Kings Mountain, NC, Barbara Smith (Bill), Gastonia, NC, Nancy Wright (Charles), Gastonia, NC, Judy Bowen, Kings Mountain, NC, Kathy James (Ronnie), Shelby, NC, and Glenda Terry (Johnny), Kings Mountain, NC Sister-in-law, caregiver, and special friend: JoAnn Wheat, Kings Mountain, NC VISITATION: Monday, February 19, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Harris Funeral Home A private graveside service will be held for the family GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Charles Wesley Burns, please

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Edward Robert Geldreich

Jul 03, 1941 - Feb 09, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA Edward Robert Geldreich Edward Robert Geldreich, 82, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 09, 2024 at his home. He was born in Kansas and preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Dorothy Sangman Geldreich, and his son, Todd Geldreich. Ed was the owner of Ed Built Homes for many years and contracted with the government to build silos. He lived in many places throughout his lifetime and loved to travel. Ed was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying small planes. Ed enjoyed spending time with and creating lasting memories with his special friends. An avid dog lover, Ed enjoyed being with his beloved canine companions. He was a wonderful father, loving grandfather and great grandfather and devoted companion who will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. SURVIVORS: Companion: Evelyn Dowling, of the home Daughter: Susan Baht, San Diego, CA Grandchildren: Caroline Hurd (David), Stanley Dillon, and Stewart Dillon Great Grandchildren: Juliet Hurd and Jackson Hurd FUNERAL SERVICE: No services are planned at this time GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Edward Robert Geldreich, please

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Randolph Nalley

Feb 03, 1952 - Feb 07, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

Randolph Nalley, 72 of Ridings Road, Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at White Oak Manor, Kings Mountain. Born in Georgia on February 3, 1952, he was the son of the late Ernest Nalley and Eula Bell Parr Nalley. Mr. Nalley was retired from STI Kings Plush and was a member of Drury Dobbins Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Gloria Burch Nalley; son, Randolph Nalley, Jr. of Burlington; daughter, Nicole Tate (Frankie) of Casar; three sisters, Betty Whaley of Shelby, Martha Dean Sparks of Shelby and Geraldine Ford of Shelby; six grandchildren, Chelsea Walters (Scottie), Adam Wilson (Logan), Cameron Tate (Summer), Criston White (CJ), Stacey Widener (Jeremy) and Chancey Nalley Shields and nine great-grandchildren, Macy Wilson, Alyssa Widener, Valerie Hull, Dakota White, Chase White, Emery Walters, Zelda Walters, Gracie Tate and Parker Wilson. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 11, 2024 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at 3:00pm at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Fulbright and Rev. Tim Trexler officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's, 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.

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Shirley Jean Wells

May 11, 1947 - Feb 06, 2024

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Kings Mountain, NC

DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA SHIRLEY JEAN WELLS Shirley Jean Wells, 76, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on February 06, 2024 at White Oak Manor of Kings Mountain. Born in Cleveland County, NC, she was daughter of the late Arthur and Wilhelmina Summitt Sprouse. Shirley worked for many years doing clerical work at Kings Mountain Hospital, was a longtime Sunday School teacher, and was also active as a volunteer for various seniors programs. She was a longtime member of Family Worship Center and most recently attended Midview Baptist Church of Kings Mountain. Despite staying busy with work and serving others, Shirley still managed to be an exemplary homemaker. Her extensive collection of cookbooks helped her to be an amazing cook for her family and friends. Shirley was a wonderful mother for her children and the best Mamaw for her grandchildren. She always thought of others before herself. Her love, warmth, and affection will be missed by all those who knew and loved her. SURVIVORS: Husband of over 57 years: Steven Wells, of the home Children: Trent Wells of Kings Mountain; Steven Scott Wells (Nichole) of Statesville Sister: Debbie Mauney (Kemp) of Kings Mountain Grandchildren: Emma Morgan Royer (Brent) Step-grandchildren: Caleb Paioletti (Marissa); Ian Paioletti Step-greatgrandchild: Amelia Paioletti In addition, Mrs. Wells is survived by a special caregiver, Ashley Smith, and her special friend and co-worker, Crystal Bess. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, February 9th, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. at Midview Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Rice officiating. VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. to 10:50 A.M. prior to the service at the church. INTERNMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery Memorials in Shirley's memory may be made to the Food Pantry at Kings Mountain Crisis Ministry at P.O. Box 1335, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 GUEST REGISTER AVAILABLE AT WWW.HARRISFUNERALS.COM ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA To to the family or in memory of Shirley Jean (Sprouse) Wells, please

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