Tiffany Miglorie

Tiffany Thompson Miglorie, 42, entered her heavenly home on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, SC surrounded by family and friends. Tiffany was blessed with a personality that filled a room with sunshine and joy.  She always took the center of attention and enjoyed everyone’s company.  She dearly loved her family and friends.  A friend to all, she was always willing to help those in need. Tiffany was born January 17, 1973 in Valdese, NC to Patsy Shealy and Mike Thompson both of Taylorsville.

She is preceded in death by her grandfathers Haskell Shealy and Horace Thompson and uncles Danny Jolly and Johnny Lee.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband Joel Miglorie and daughter Meghan of Pawley’s Island, SC; grandmothers Pauline Shealy and Ruby Thompson; sister, Tina and husband Maynard Annas III; special father figure Ernie Harrington; nephew Maynard Annas IV; niece Maci Annas; sister Jamie Thompson; brother Johnny  & stepmom  Carol Thompson.  She was especially close to her Aunt Lynn, Uncle Steve and cousins Cody, Heath, Adam, Heather, Olivia and Drew.   She is also survived by a host of other beloved aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, as well as her father and mother in law, Jerry and Sue Miglorie.

A celebration of Tiffany’s life will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11am at Friendship Lutheran Church with an informal gathering to follow in the church Family Life Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a special account set up for Meghan, in care of Patsy Shealy or Tina Annas.

Rosa Shew, 73

Rosa ShewRosa Lee Shew, age 73 of Moravian Falls passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015.  Rosa was born on Wednesday, October 15, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Wayne and Electa Elmore Shumate. Rosa was of the Baptist faith and was well known at the Captains Table in Wilkesboro where she worked as a chef. She was a very talented chef. Her daughters and grandchildren were the joys of her life. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers Albert and Carl Shumate, and one sister Bessie Johnson. She is survived by three daughters Robin Childers and husband Archie of Taylorsville, Myra Maynor of Moravian Falls, Teresa Shew of Denver, N.C., the father of her children William Henry Shew of Tucson, Az, one grandson Jody Dean Childers, one great grandson Mason Lackey both of Taylorsville, one brother Luther Shumate of Moravian Falls and a number of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Alexander Funeral Service from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral services are Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service with burial following at the Scenic Memorial Gardens in Moravian Falls. The Dr. Steven Merriel and Gary W. Jennings will be officiating. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Alexander County 50 Lucy Echerd Ln Taylorsville, N.C. 28681 Condolences may be sent to http://www.alexfuneralservice.comArrangements entrusted to Alexander Funeral & Cremation Service.

Avery Tracy Jenkins 


Avery “Tracy” Jenkins, age 46, of Taylorsville, passed away in Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, on Monday, February 23, 2015, following a period of declining health. Born to Avery Paige and Alta Mae Kerley Jenkins, on May 11, 1968 in Alexander County, he was employed by Carrigan and Sons Trucking of Taylorsville. Tracy was a member of White Plains Baptist Church and was a avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He was a hard worker who took pride in what he did.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a uncle, Larion Jenkins.

He is survived by his mother and his wife, of one very happy year, Crystal Hand Jenkins, of the home. He will be cherished by a daughter, Dashia Jenkins of Hiddenite, as well as three sisters: Patty Carrigan and husband Jeffrey, Vickie McAlpin and husband David, all of Taylorsville and Debbie Adams and husband Jerry of Wilkesboro. He has a number of nieces and nephews. He has a special friend and cousin, Patrick “Pete” Fox.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening, February, 24, 2015 at Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at White Plains Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Daniels officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC. 28677

Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com

Arrangements entrusted to Alexander Funeral & Cremation Service.

Jeffery CothranJeffrey Allen Cothran, age 56, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly at his residence, on Sat. Feb. 21, 2015. Born to Bobbie Fisher and Mary Austin Cothran in Chaves County, New Mexico, on April 26, 1958. He was previously employed by Paragon Films Inc. He will be remembered as a loving family man and NASCAR and wrestling fan and enjoyed the shooting sports. He was of the Baptist faith and had attended Bethlehem Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Gail Lynn Cothran.

He is survived by his mother, and two sons, Taylor Huffsetetler of Simpsonville, SC and Josh Cothran of Taylorville, as well as one daughter Holly Tollison, of Simpsonville, SC. He has one sister, Tracey Icenhour of Hiddenite and one brother, Wayne Cothran, also of Hiddenite. Jeffrey has four grandchildren, Kaylie Huffsetetler, Kevin Huffsetetler, Carson Elison, and Chason Tollison. There are a number of nieces and nephews and a special friend Reba Ferguson, of Taylorsville.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, with funeral services at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Military honors will be offered by DAV Chapters 84 and 6.

In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.


Lincoln McGlameryLincoln “David” McGlamery, age 74, of the Bethlehem Community, passed unexpectedly at his residence, on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2015. Born in Wilkes county to the late Ted and Ellen Roberts McGlarmery, he was retired from Schneider Mills in Taylorsville, having been a supervisor. David was a member of Wayside Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded by a son, Michael McGlamery, and a sister, Betty Dyer.                                                 David is survived by his wife Jean Barnes McGlamery of the home. One daughter, Lori of Mississippi, as well as two sons, Eddy and Richard and the mother of his children, Mary McGlamery, all of Taylorsville. One step-son, Todd Barnes, also of Taylorsville. He has two grand-daughters, three great grand-daughters, one step grand-daughter and three step grandsons, and two twin step great grand-daughters. He has one sister, Enola Parsons of Wilkesboro. He has a number of nieces and nephews and a special cousin, Buck McGlamery, of Wilkesboro.

Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 from 1:45-2:45 p.m. at Wayside Baptist Church, with funeral services at 3:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in the Liledoun Cemetery. Rev. Sammy Kiser will officiate. Pallbearers will be Claude, Dillon, Cody and Michael Barnes, Brynnan Lackey and Tyler Price.

In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Wayside Baptist Church Building Fund, 73 Wayside Church Rd. Taylorsville, NC, 28681.

Franklin Fox Icard, 82

Franklin Icard

Franklin Fox Icard of Bethlehem passed away at his residence on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. He was born to the late Ernest Earl and Gladys Elaine Fox Icard on Monday, December 5, 1932. Mr. Icard was a lifelong member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He served as a deacon and primary children’s leader for 20 years. He retired at the age of 73 from Century Furniture after 57 years of working in the furniture industry. He loved his family and enjoyed working in the yard and garden.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Lois Irene Elder Icard, infant brother Roy Icard, one brother Lloyd Icard, two sisters Ruth Snyder and Margaret Starnes.

He is survived by one son Phil Franklin Icard and wife Vicki of Taylorsville, one daughter Vickie Icard Rogers and husband Donnie, four grandchildren Angela Rogers Gettler of Taylorsville, Heather Rogers Smith of Colfax, NC, Phil Icard  II of Taylorsville, Phelecia Icard Wells of Lake Wylie, SC, one brother Carroll Icard of Hickory, and one sister Alice Sanniota of Bethlehem, and four great-grandchildren Micah, Joel, Adeline Gettler, all of Taylorsville, and Gavin Wells of Lake Wylie, SC.

Visitation will be 2:00-3:30 pm at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Sunday, February 22, 2015 with the funeral following at 3:30 pm. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The Rev. Mitch King and Rev. Dan Snyder will be officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Hospice of Alexander Co. 51 Lucy Echerd Ln Taylorsville, NC 28681, and Bethlehem Baptist Church 7500 Hwy 127 Taylorsville, NC 28681

Richard TeagueRichard McLee Teague, age 87, of the Bethlehem Community, passed away in Catawba Valley Med. Ct. on Tuesday evening, Feb. 17, 2015 following a brief illness. Born April 11, 1927 to Vance and Omi Teague in Alexander County, he was a veteran of WWII, serving from 1945-1948. He was an active member of Fellowship Advent Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters, three brothers and one grandson, as well as a step-daughter and a son-in-law.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lail Teague of the home and three sons: Roger and wife Deb Teague , Michael Teague, both of Taylorsville, and Lynn and wife Carolyn Teague, of Bethlehem. Two, daughters, Deborah Moretz Goforth and husband Gene of Hudson, Patty Spencer and husband Tim of Bethlehem. Mr. Teague has one step-son David and wife Cathy Turner of West Jefferson. He has eleven grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. He has a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Richard had a special friend, Johnson L. Richie.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Fellowship Advent Christian Church at 2:00 p.m. with burial immediately following. Visitation will be following burial at the church. Military rites will be offered by D.A.V. Chapters 84 and 6.In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Fellowship Advent Christian Church 885 Icard Ridge Rd Taylorsville, NC 28681



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