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Ms. Rachel Campbell, 80 of Waxhaw, NC, died on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at her home. Services are incomplete. Blakely’s Funeral Service of Monroe is handling arrangements.

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Ms. Joyce Elaine Sikes, 74, of Marshville, NC, died on Friday, August 7, 2020 in Marshville, NC. A Celebration of Life Graveside Service was held on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Croghan, SC. Baumgartner Funeral Home of Pageland, SC, is ha…

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Mr. Donald Zeb Secrest, Sr., 79, of McKnight Lane in Varnville, died Wednesday morning, August 5, 2020 in the Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville.

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Mr. Ernest Oren Simpson, 84, of Monroe, NC passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020. He was born in Union County on May 28, 1936 son to the late Fred Simpson and Ruth Presson Simpson. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, John Dowd Simpson, George Lowell Simpson and a sister, Fredine S. Page.

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Timothy Lee Crowell, 62, of Harrisburg died on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. A graveside service will be conducted at the Salisbury National Cemetery. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Crowell family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersett fune…

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Funeral services for Clarence McCorkle, 78, of Charlotte will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Bennie Blakely, Jr. Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Blakely’s Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

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Mr. James Edward “Bro” Byrd, Sr., 90, of Monroe, NC, died on Friday, July 31, 2020. Graveside Services and Military Honors will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 10, 2020 at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 501 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC. There will be no public viewing. Harris Funeral…

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Mrs. Rosa Elvelyn Holloman Love, 90 of Wingate, NC, died on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the Piney Grove East Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 1708 Ansonville Rd., Marshville, NC. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations of …

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Mrs. Martha Henrietta Huntley Kearns, age 66, entered into rest on Monday, August 3, 2020. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Providence Baptist Church by Dr. Roger Wall and Dr. Ernest Winburn with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family received…

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Olivette Mitchum, 87, of Monroe passed away peacefully at her home on Friday July 31, 2020. She was born on July 24, 1933 to the late Fred Chatham Staton and Ollie Davis Staton of the Olive Branch Community in Union County, the youngest of four children.

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Johnnie Lee Thomas Tarlton, 83, died on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Service arrangements are incomplete. Holland Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

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Eva “Lois” Short Eudy, of Jefferson, South Carolina, passed away at Avendelle Assisted Living in Wingate, NC on Sunday, August 2nd 2020... 9 days shy of her 86th birthday. She was born August 11th, 1934 in Cleveland County and raised on a farm in Kings Mountain, NC. She was the 6th child of …

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Billy Frank Watkins, age 86, of Monroe, passed away on August 2, 2020. He was born in Union County on April 27, 1934, son of the late Fairley and Lessie Tyson Watkins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Sam Watkins.

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Mrs. Rosa Elvelyn Holloman Love, 90, of Wingate, NC, died on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Harris Funeral Home & Cremations of Monroe, NC.

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Known for selflessly giving so much of his time, energy, and attention to help others, David Larke Plyler Sr. always said “I will rest when the good Lord tells me to rest.” After 62 years of helping others, the Lord swiftly called Larke to rest this week. He passed away on July 31, 2020 in h…

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Robert Frank Harris (Bob) was born October 11, 1926 in Summerville, Georgia to the late James Monroe Harris and Vada Barlow Harris. He went home to meet his Lord on July 31, 2020 at the age of 93, surrounded by his wife of 71 years and his daughters.

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Mr. Clarence McCorkle, 78, of Charlotte, NC died on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte. Services are incomplete at this time. Blakely’s Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

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Pattie Lee Harris, 95, of Monroe, NC, moved to her heavenly home on July 30, 2020 surrounded by loving family. Pattie was born February 22, 1925, a daughter to the late Ben & Ola Mae Massey of Wesley Chapel, NC.

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Mrs. Royce Taylor Rowell, 75, of Indian Trail, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Evelyn Rape Deese, 72, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020. She was born July 10, 1948 in Union County, daughter of the late Hayden Sheppard and Gladys Carnes Rape.

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God called Lois Gordon Simpson home on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. She was born on April 28, 1932, in Jefferson, S.C., daughter of the late Plummer James Gordon and Connie Watkins Gordon.

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Stevie Wayne Eudy, 54, of Mount Pleasant, NC, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord. Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is handling arrangements.

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Barbara Cox Morris, age 88, was called home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Friday, July 17, 2020.

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Horace Melvin Wynn Jr., 81, of Charlotte, died Monday, July, 27, 2020, at Carolinas Medical Center — Main.

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Mr. Gary Grant Pennigar, 87, of Marshville, NC, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020 from the graveside of Marshville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends following by the grave. Mr. Pennigar will be open for …

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Horace Melvin Wynn Jr., 81, of Monroe, NC, died on July 27, 2020. Service arrangements are incomplete. Holland Funeral Service & Crematory is handling arrangements.

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Mr. Don Linwood James, 72, passed away July 28, 2020. Don was born in Union County, NC on June 15, 1948 to the late Bill James and Louise Rebekah Tice James. Don proudly served in the U.S. Army. He will be remembered as a man who loved his family, and was an avid horse, and dog lover.

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Mr. Jimmy Smith, 71, of Marshville, NC, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Hospice House in Monroe.

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Ray E. “Butch” Somers, age 74, of Monroe, NC, passed away on July 25, 2020. He was born in Union County on March 1, 1946, son of the late B. T. and Hattie Hancock Somers. Butch is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Deborah E. Somers; his daughters, Jacquelyn Rogers of Wilmington, N.C.,…

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Mrs. Susan Howard Easley, 64, of Monroe, NC, died Saturday, July 25, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Ave, Monroe, NC 28112. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Gor…

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Mr. Billy Ray Sims, 82, of Monroe, NC, died in his home Saturday, July 25, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is handling arrangements.

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Mrs. Judy Melton Helms, age 66, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, at her residence.

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Mary Sue Mills of Monroe, NC, died on July 23, 2020. Funeral services were held on July 27. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe handled arrangements.

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Funeral service for Mrs. Vera Clyburn Mungo, 94, of Monroe, NC, will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Bennie Blakely, Jr. Memorial Service. Burial will be in the Lakeland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Blakely’s Funeral Service…

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Robert Lathan Shipp, 66, of Albemarle, NC died on July 25, 2020, at Atrium Health- Albemarle. Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

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A graveside service for Mrs. Mary Richardson Polk, 56, of Monroe, NC, will be held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. Public viewing will be Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. til 7:00 p.m. at Blakely’s Funeral Service of Monroe, NC.

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Funeral service for Mrs. Mary Clark Griffin, 92, of Marshville, NC, will be held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Bennie Blakely, Jr. Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Westview Cemetery in Wadesboro, NC. Public viewing will be Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. tiil 7:00 p.m. …

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Paulette June Clark/Poole, 68, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away on the 14th of July 2020.

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Mr. Artennio Hernandez, age 34, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Burlington, North Carolina.

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Mrs. Nancy Summer Mack, 91, of Monroe, NC went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born in Oakboro, NC on July 15, 1929 daughter to the late Leland Sease and Lottie Barbee Summer. She was also preceded in death by her husband John Bailey Mack, Sr., son John Bailey Mack, Jr.…

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Steven Ray Smith, 45, of Locust passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Locust First Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Ross, Rev. Eddie Barbee and Acting Chief Jeff Shew presiding. Burial will follow in the …

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Mrs. Mary Clark Griffin, 92, of Marshville, NC, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at her home. Service arrangements are incomplete. Blakely’s Funeral Service of Monroe is handling arrangements.

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Ms. Mary Richardson Polk, 56 of Monroe, NC, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Atrium Health-Union, Monroe. Service arrangements are incomplete. Blakely’s Funeral Service of Monroe is handling arrangements.

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Funeral service for Mr. Charles Roger Richardson, 70 ,of Waxhaw, NC, will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at noon at Bennie Blakely, Jr. Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the Kingdom of Temple God Church Cemetery (Waxhaw). Public viewing will be Friday, July 24, 2020 from 1-7 p.m. at Bla…

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Mr. Donny B. Kirk, 82, of Monroe, NC, died on July 20, 2020 at his residence. Memorial Services will be held for the Navy veteran on Saturday, July 25, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Morgan & Son. The family will greet friends following the service. Due to Covid-19, please exercise state res…

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Sylvia “Connie” Jenkins Jacobs, age 96, passed away peacefully at Hospice of Union County, on Thursday, July 16, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born February 15, 1924 in Maryville, TN, where she was raised, Connie was the third of three children of Sylvester and Mary Garner Jenkins. S…

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Jeri Woods, 69, of Fort Mill, SC, died on July 6, 2020. A memorial service to celebrate her life was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at VFW Post 2423, 100 VFW Lane, Indian Trail, NC 28079. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VFW Post 2423. Heritage Funeral Home, Indian T…