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Ralph Haigler

Dec 14, 1935 - Nov 30, 2023

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Lenoir, NC

Ralph Joseph Haigler, 87, was born in Washington, DC on December 14, 1935 to the late Ralph Hade Haigler and Helen Tayman Haigler. He was a resident of Caldwell County for over 80 years. Those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife, Donna Haigler of 30 years in Taylorsville; daughters, Mary Beth Haigler Huffhine of Hudson and Sherri Lynn Scherer and husband Robert "Bob" of Spartanburg, SC; stepdaughters Deidria Daniels Watts and husband Wesley and Dana Daniels Stikeleather and husba...Read More

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Charles Douglas Threewitt Sr.

Feb 12, 1949 - Mar 02, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Charles Douglas Threewitt Sr., age 75, of Lenoir, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Debra Darlene Mooney Whisnant

Aug 26, 1953 - Feb 29, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Debra Darlene Mooney Whisnant, age 70, of Lenoir passed away Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Amorem Hospice. She was born August 26, 1953 in Wilkes County to the late Clay Mooney and Margaret Mastin Mooney. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Gary Roger Whisnant. Mrs. Whisnant was a faithful member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Roger Dale Whisnant and wife Paula of Lenoir; one daughter, Tracie Greene and husband Derrick of Lenoir; four grandchildren, Garrett Greene, Madison Greene, Hadyn Whisnant and Savanah Whisnant; one great-grandchild, Rhett Asher Greene; and three sisters, Irene Punch and husband Ray of Hickory, Ann Smith and husband Jeff of Lenoir, and Kaye Seagle of Hickory. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 12:00 P.M. at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Dula officiating. Interment will immediately follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11:00 to 12:00 P.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street NW, Lenoir, NC 28645. Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Whisnant family To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Debra Darlene Mooney Whisnant, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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Magdalene Setzer McDonald

Jul 04, 1925 - Feb 28, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Magdalene Setzer McDonald, age 98 of Lenoir, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at her residence. Magdalene was born on July 4, 1925 to the late Frank and Edna Setzer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Blain McDonald, her sister Rosalee Bussel and her brother Junior “Jim” William Setzer. Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Lillie McDonald Spears and husband Lowell Spears, son Walter “Buddy” Blain McDonald and wife Brenda McDonald, grandsons, John McDonald and wife Donna, Tim McDonald and wife Elechia, and great-grandchildren Rylee McDonald and Dylan Pruitt. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens at 2:00 PM with Pastor Gary Lawrence and Pastor Steve Parker officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Medi-Home Hospice at www.msahealthcare.com.

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Ricky Alvin Sigmon Sr.

Nov 28, 1973 - Feb 25, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Ricky “Rick” Alvin Sigmon Sr., 50, of Lenoir, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 25, 2024 at his residence.He was born November 28, 1973 in Catawba County to the late Billy Joe Sigmon and to Annie York Baker of Conover. Rick was of the Baptist faith and an avid Patriots fan. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family.Those left to cherish his memory are;Wife of 30 years: Chasity Collins Sigmon of the homeSon: Ricky Sigmon Jr. of ClaremontDaughter: Haly Sigmon of Stony PointMother: Annie “Ellie” York Baker and husband Johnny of ConoverBrothers: Scott Sigmon and wife Gina of Catawba               Tony York and wife Kelly of Wilkesboro               Joey Sigmon of Richmond, VASister: Jessica Baker Motley and husband Quin of Sherrills FordGrandchildren: Andrew Sigmon, Nicholas Sigmon and Valerie AamoldA memorial service to celebrate Ricky’s life will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton. Rev. Daniel McGee will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at Bennett Funeral Service.Condolences may be sent to the Sigmon family at www.bennettfuneralservice.comThe Sigmon family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, 828-465-2111

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Betty June McRary

Feb 16, 1934 - Feb 26, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Betty June McRary, age 90, of Lenoir, NC entered her heavenly home on February 26, 2024, after a period of declining health. She was born on February 16, 1934, in Caldwell County.Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Kemp R McRary, her mother, Ruth Clark Bryant, sisters Billie Jean Jones, Rickie Maxine Ingle and brother, Dennis P Harris.Those left to cherish her memory include a sister, Scottie Sue Whistnant (Melvin) of Hudson NC, daughters, Sandra Murray (Douglas) of Puerto Peñasco, Mexico and Pamela Harrold (Douglas) of Lenoir NC. Her granddaughter, Eva Sanniota Eurey (Zachary) of Concord NC, was her greatest blessing, along with the birth of her great grandson, Owen Michael Eurey. She loved her bonus granddaughter, Lisa Harrold Cumming (Dave) of Lexington NC, and three great granddaughters, Meghan, Olivia and Adalyn.There were many special people in her life that she called her “youngins”, especially nieces, Janice Parsons and Revonda Miller, who checked in on her and continually showed their love to her.Betty never met a stranger and was a friend to many, especially her Temple Hill Baptist Church family, the craft ladies at Dudley Shoals Baptist, her co-workers at Frye Regional Medical Center, and her neighbors in Dudley Shoals. She loved the staff at McCreary Cancer Center and the staff at Amorem. Sharing her handmade craft items with friends and strangers was her greatest joy.It was Betty’s dream to celebrate her 90th birthday. That celebration was held in December when her beloved daughter Sandi and son-in-law, Doug came to visit. Many friends and family gathered to show their love and celebrate her long life. She celebrated again on her actual February 16th birthday.While working in the hospital for 29 years, Betty made a decision to donate her body to medical science, to help future doctors in disease research.The family would like to thank the staff at Amorem for the love and kindness shown to Betty and her family. No formal memorial has been planned at this time. If you would like to honor her memory please make a donation to her church, Temple Hill Baptist, 4400 Temple Hill Church Road, Granite Falls NC 29630 or Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood St., NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.Online condolences can be made for the family at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.Bass-Smith Granite Funeral Service is assisting with local arrangements.

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Ray Lee Hawkins

Oct 15, 1943 - Feb 25, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Ray Lee Hawkins went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 25, 2024 after a long battle of declining health. Ray was 80 years old. He was 1 of 10 children born to Crawford and Barbara Hawkins. As well as his parents, Ray was preceded in death by brothers Howard, Glenn, Virgil and Wayne Hawkins and sisters Mae Jenkins, Hazel Craig, Margie Riley and Mildred Hawkins. To know Ray was to love him. He had an infectious smile that would warm your heart. He was a hard- working man inside of work as well as outside. Ray was a skilled diesel mechanic and worked for Bernhardt Furniture for over 34 years and retired at the age of 74. Ray was also a devoted Christian and loved the lord and used his strong work ethic to serve the lord and the church as well. He served as a deacon, RA youth leader, Sunday School Teacher and sang in the Choir. Ray was a member of Cajah’s Mountain Baptist church for many years and currently is a member of Grandview Baptist Church. Over the years, Ray loved to garden, work on race cars, and work on anything mechanical. He also held bragging rights that he had watched every western movie ever made! Ray touched the lives of all who knew him but the legacy that he built and the most important thing to him aside from God was his family! Ray married the love of his life, Doris Coffey Hawkins, and they were blessed to have spent 60 years of marriage together. Their love grew into a beautiful family. Left to cherish the memories of one of the greatest men, husband, brother, Daddy and Paw Paw, is his wife Doris, one sister Bonnie (Ronald) Coffey, his children Cynthia (Todd) Chapman, Todd (Kelly) Hawkins, Denise (Dennis) Spencer, and Tonya Hawkins. He was blessed with 8 grandchildren Dustin (Teresa) Chapman, Travis (Katie) Chapman, Kameron (Lauren Quigley) Hawkins, Kylee (Colby Collins) Hawkins, Jessica (Tim) Patton, Shane (Heather) Spencer, Johnathan (Grace) Hawkins, Taylor (Daniel) Farley. He also had 13 great Grandchildren Trystin, Dalton, Josiah, Jedidiah and Joanna Chapman, Cole Quigley, Hadley and Thomas Patton, Josiah, Easton, Lane and Amos Spencer, and Paisley Ann Hawkins. Ray also had numerous nephews and nieces that were very special to him. A ceremony to honor Ray will be held at Evans Funeral Home on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 1:00 pm with a time for friends and family to gather immediately following the service ending at 2:30 pm. A private graveside service will take place at the family home where Ray will be laid to rest. Officiating the funeral will be his son in law Pastor Todd Chapman and Pastor Raymond Spann. Pall Barriers will be his grandsons, Dustin Chapman, Travis Chapman, Kameron Hawkins, Shane Spencer, Johnathan Hawkins, Tim Patton, Colby Collins, and Daniel Farley. For those wishing to send flowers, the family would suggest a potted perennial plant or shrub that can be planted in the family graveyard in honor of his love of gardening and nature.

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Neil Mabe

Jul 05, 1954 - Feb 25, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Neil Mabe, 69, of Lenoir, NC passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Neil was born on July 5, 1954, to the late John and Jewel Mabe. Those left to cherish Neil’s memory are his daughter, Natalie Mabe, brother, Johnny Mabe and his partner Cindy. Neil was a wonderful father and brother. He loved fishing, being outdoors, and his dogs. Being in his boat was his happy place. He enjoyed cooking the fish he caught and sharing with his daughter. Neil was a Nascar fan. He loved to watch Gunsmoke in which he named his beloved dog, Festus. Neil was loved by his friends and family who will always keep his memory. Evans Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Neil Mabe.

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Earl F Moore Sr.

Dec 13, 1940 - Feb 22, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Earl F Moore Sr., 83, of Lenoir NC passed away peacefully on 2/22/24 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on 12/13/1940 in Wilkes county to Wilson Moore and Peggy Shew. Throughout his life he brought happiness to many with his words of wisdom and love. In addition to his parents, he proceeded in death by Hershey, Agnes, Ruby, Glenn, Francis, Pearl, Harrison, and Dorris. Those left to cherish his memory is his wife Mable, his kids Paul, Becky, Susan “tooter”, Carolyn “Bird”, Earl Jr “Bubby”, Onretta “Squeaky”, and his granddaughter/daughter Leanna “Lulu” And all of his 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was with his loving wife Mable since January, 8th 1963. They spent a lot of their days doing things with their kids and grandkids. Going hunting, fishing, going to the flea market, and dancing to country music. Earl and Mable loved to work in their gardens providing food for their family. And you would always find them sitting on the porch talking and joking. He loved to make people laugh and he would love to tell stories about his life. If there was one thing to say about Earl it’s that he always made sure his family was protected and taken care of. He is going to be deeply missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him. At 11am a memorial will be held at Evan’s Funeral Home to honor Earl F Moore Sr. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.evansfuneralservice.com. Evan’s Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Mr. Earl F Moore Sr.

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Kristin Whitworth Oxford

Dec 26, 1969 - Feb 23, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Kristin Whitworth OxfordDecember 26,1969 – February 23, 2024Kristin Whitworth Oxford, 54, of Hickory passed away on February 23, 2024, after a period of declining health, at UNC Caldwell Hospital in Lenoir.Kristin was born and grew up in Hickory. She was the daughter of James M. Whitworth, Jr.,and Catherine E. Whitworth, both of whom survived her.She was preceded in death by a nephew, Gavin Patrick Whitworth.In addition to her parents, she is survived by one son, Samuel M. Whitworth-Frye of Baton Rouge, LA; one daughter Catherine E. Oxford of Hickory; brother J. Brian Whitworth and wife Roxanne of Parkland FL; along with numerous cousins, and nephews.Kristin was a graduate of Hickory High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Western Carolina University in 1994, and later earned additional degrees in Early Childhood Education.Kristin was a very compassionate individual. She loved to laugh, was forgiving, kind and was always a ray of sunshine.A service to celebrate Kristin’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday February 29, 2024, at First United Methodist Church of Hickory, with the Reverends Paul Christy and Jennifer Forrester officiating. The family will receive friends in the church parlor from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the endowment fund of First United Methodist Church, 311 Third Avenue, NE, Hickory, NC 28601, or to Sipe’s Orchard Home, Inc., 4431 County Home Road, Conover, NC 28613.Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family.

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Pamela Sue Couey Pack

Oct 01, 1964 - Feb 22, 2024

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Lenoir, NC

Pamela Sue Couey Pack, 59, of Gamewell, North Carolina passed away at Caldwell UNC Health on February 22, 2024 after complications from pneumonia. Pam was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend, and her loss is huge to her family. Pam was born in Orange County, Florida on October 1, 1964 to the late Johnny Couey and Betty Jane Lawson Braddock. Pam also lived in Whitetop, Virginia as a child, but she spent the majority of her childhood in Ashe County in the neighborhoods of Buffalo Meadows and Nathan’s Creek. As an adult she lived in Wilkes County for a short while, but mostly lived in the Gamewell Community of Caldwell County, just outside of Lenoir, North Carolina. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved dog Random, her Uncle Vernie Farmer, and cousins David and Edna Mae King of Princeton, West Virginia. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 37 years, Jackie Pack of Gamewell; Daughter, Misty Hartzog (Bryan) and Granddaughters, Hannah and Rebecca of Millers Creek; Sister, Tammy Barnes (Timothy) of McGrady; Niece, Kayla (Cody) and great-niece, Eleanor “Ellie” Watson of Morganton; Other members of the Pack Family, including Ricky, Charles “Alan,” Susie “Sue,” Kathryn “Kat,”Anthony “Tony,” Summer, and Cloey (Nate); Cousin, Carol King Evans (Jim) and her children David, Isabella “Izzy”, and Lydia (Adam), along with all of her other Princeton, West Virginia Family; and her adored dog, Journey. Pam loved Classic Rock and Classic Country music, driving (especially her Trans Am and Jimmy), dancing, reading Chicken Soup books, Guideposts, and The Hunger Games; watching Twilight, playing cards, crafting, snowmen, horses, and traveling, especially to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Seeing snow always made her really happy, her favorite color was red, and she had a particular fondness for Sam Elliot. She loved Christmas and the Christmas Spirit, and would spend days in the kitchen baking cookies and making fudge for everyone that she loved while wearing bells on her shoes. She spoke often of her dreams of being a long-haul trucker, traveling the country, and seeing the leaves in New England. Pam’s bright red hair matched her fiery, stubborn, and wild personality, but nothing could compare to the love and pride that she felt for her family and friends. She will be missed beyond words. A memorial service will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at Evans Funeral Home in Lenoir, NC beginning at 11 a.m. with a receiving of friends at 10 a.m. The burial will take place at Blue Ridge Memorial Park following the service. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Foothills Canine Rescue, 220 Joycetown Church Rd SW, Lenoir, NC 28645 to celebrate her love of dogs and the care she felt they deserved.

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