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Cheryl BowmanCheryl Nadine Bowman, age 40, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly at her residence on Monday, March 14, 2016. She was born to Allen D. and Jackie Bowman Teague on July 18, 1975 in Alexander County. Cheryl was a member of Calvary Chapel. She was a very kind hearted person, who loved her children very much. She enjoyed writing and loved art. She was employed as a med-tech at New Outlook Assisted Living. Cheryl was preceded in death by grandparents Escar & Elsie Bowman and father of her children Timothy Earl Yancey.

In addition to her parents she leaves to cherish her memory husband Pakissa T. Isbell, four children: Timothy Emmett Chase III, Ciera Nadine Chase, Marcus Savon Bowman, & Kalill Kisa James Isbell; one sister Amber Christine Teague, one grandson Rylee Alexander Icard, grandparents Garedean Teague & wife Nellie, and a host of special friends.

The memorial service will be held Friday, March 18, 2016 at Calvary Chapel at 6:00 pm. Visitation will follow the service. The Rev. Danny Loudermilk will be officiating. Inurnment will take place with the family. The family request that memorials be made to Calvary Chapel Memorial Fund, PO Box 1076, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Daniel “Sloan” Fincannon, age 78, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Mr. Fincannon was born to the late James Daniel and Idalou Sloan Fincannon on March 24, 1937 in Alexander County. He served in the United States Airforce. In addition to his parents Mr. Fincannon was preceded in death by one sister Mary Melton, one granddaughter Erin Fincannon, and a son in law Mitchell McLean.

Mr. Fincannon is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Elizabeth Kerley, son Dan Fincannon & wife Terri, daughter Beth McLean, brother Dewitt Fincannon, sister Letha Turner, four grandchildren: Daniel Fincannon III, Williams Fincannon, Jackson McLean, &Fin McLean, and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.

Visitation will be from 3:00-4:00 pm on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Alexander Funeral Service, with the memorial service following in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 pm. The Rev. Josh Sherfey will be officiating the service. The family requests that memorials be made to Luekemia & Lymphoma Society 4530 Park Rd #240, Charlotte, NC 28209 or Alzheimer’s Association  4600 Park Rd #250, Charlotte, NC 28209

Jay Lee Price, 96

Jay PriceJay Lee Price, age 96, of Stony Point, entered into his eternal home on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Gordon’s Hospice House in Statesville after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Walter Zeb and Lucy G. Sipe Price. Mr. Price was born on July 1, 1919 in Alexander County. He served in the United States Army during World War II in Patton’s Armored Division as a Tank Driver in Germany, England, and France. He was a lifelong member of  Friendship Lutheran Church. Mr. Price was a retired volunteer fireman and charter member of the Stony Point Fire Department and served as Director. He loved farming & gardening and was known for growing the tallest tomato plants, raising Charolais cows, and his daily routine of breakfast at Jean’s Grill. He was a loyal supporter of the Alexander County Democratic Party. He retired from Kewaunee Technical Institute where he was employed as a Kiln Foreman.

In addition to his parents Mr. Price was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Virginia Watts Price, one son Dale Edward Price, two sisters: Vertie P. Echerd & husband Fred and Leona Price; five brothers: Levi & wife Cleo, Raymond & wife Annie, Clifford & wife Reba, Willard & wife Ruth, Roy & wife Irene; and one sister in law Nancy L. Watts.

Left to cherish Mr. Price’s memories include, one son Larry N. Price & wife Twyla of Stony Point, one daughter Wanda Harrington & husband Don of Hiddenite, four grandchildren: Bradley Harrington & wife Kate, Mark Harrington & wife Carla, Jamie Peoples & husband Michael, Ashley Price & wife Natalie; one step grandson Ricky Wiggins, eight great grandchildren: Darion, Katelyn, Brailey, & Braxton Harrington, Bryson & Tucker Peoples, Ashlyn & Avery Price; one sister Marie Price, brother in law Billy Ray Watts, and a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends. The family would like to give a special thanks to Mr. Price’s caregiver, Patsy Bentley for the loving care she gave as well as Gordon’s Hospice of Iredell County.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Friendship Lutheran Church. The funeral service will follow at 4:30 pm. Pastor Carol Yeager and Pastor Gregory Yeager will be officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Full Military Rites will be provided by DAV Chapter 84 of Taylorsville & Chapter 6 of Hudson. Pallbearers will include: Bradley Harrington, Mark Harrington, Ashley Price, Michael Peoples, Brian “Buck” Stikeleather, and Randy Dillinger. Honorary Pallbearers will include: Dave Stokes, Derek Fox, Archie Childers, Pete Stikeleather, Clyde Beach, Jimmy Mays, Ricky Wiggins, & Jerry Hager. The family requests that in addition to flowers memorial contributions be made to Gordon’s Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Rd, Statesville, NC 28677

Barbara EwartBarbara Ann Ewart, age 66, of Newton, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Catawba Regional Hospice. She was born to the late Paul Lewis and Helen Christine Craig Lucas on October 12, 1949 in Wilkes County. Barbara was a member of Victory Baptist Church and was an avid shopper. Before her retirement she was employed by Sherrill’s Furniture. In addition to her parents Barbara was preceded in death by her husband 25 years, Ray Samuel Ewart and a brother: Roger D. Lucas.
Barbara leaves to cherish her memory her only child, Marvin Ray Huffman Jr., sisters: Helen P. Shook & Evelyn Eaton; brothers: Paul E. Lucas & Danny L. Lucas; granddaughter: Shyanne, daughter in law: Audrey D. Huffman and a number of nieces, nephews, and special friends.
Visitation will be from 11:00 am-12:00 pm Friday, March 11, 2016 at Victory Baptist Church, with the funeral following at 12:00 pm. The Rev. Phillip Coffee will be officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Pallbearers include: Tommy Ashe, Lewis Swink, Michael Swink, Ken Walker, Raymond Lucas, and Tony Kanipe. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658

Johnnie GriffinJohnnie Ray Griffin was born in Wilkes County on January 14, 1962 to Monroe and Mary Baldwin Griffin.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother; two brothers, Lewis Griffin and Bobby Griffin; and three sisters, Belva Helen Griffin, Shirley Christine Griffin, and Mary “Inez” Griffin Richardson.
Johnnie is survived by his three brothers, Jim Griffin & wife Shirley of Wilkesboro, Vernon Griffin of Taylorsville, Rex Griffin & wife Sheila of Wilkesboro; four sisters, Louise Eller & husband David of North Wilkesboro, Teresa Ray & husband Tommy of Roaring River, NC, Rhonda Wood & husband Chip of Taylorsville, Rosetta Evans & husband Scott of Abingdon, VA; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Johnnie’s beloved sister Rhonda was his lifelong best friend and caretaker throughout his illness. She lovingly cared for him and was constantly by his side; she oversaw his care by the family and ensured that he was comfortable, his needs met, and his dignity maintained until the Lord called him home.
Johnnie gave his heart to Christ and turned his life around. His testimony was heartfelt and sincere. When his diagnosis and illness came, he relied upon the Lord daily for comfort, guidance, and peace. He testified that Jesus was helping each day, and that he was ready to meet Him face-to-face. At Johnnie’s request, Rhonda faithfully read his Bible to him daily.
Johnnie was adored and beloved by his entire family, and all others who really knew him. He cherished all of his nieces and nephews-and made sure they knew it.
The graveside service will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Davis Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Allan Fox & Rev. Tommy Mikeal. The family will receive friends at Davis Memorial Baptist Church following the service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made in Johnnie’s name to Alexander Funeral Service to assist the family with the funeral expenses.

Peggy KirbyPeggy Moretz Kirby was called home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, March 7, 2016, after a brave and courageous fight with breast cancer. Peggy was a selfless, loving and caring mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. As a longstanding educator for Alexander County Schools, she had a positive impact on many young children and families in the Bethlehem and Ellendale communites. She cherished her role as GiGi by reading books with her granddaughter Savannah, and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first grandson Cannon and second granddaughter Maggie. Spending time and making memories with family and friends was her favorite thing to do. Peggy was an inspiration and a role-model to those who knew her and her legacy will live on “Forever and Always”. She was preceded in death by father Daniel “Buster” Moretz and sister Joy Bentley. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Hazel Teague Moretz, of Taylorsville; her two daughters Caroline Smith and husband, Chris, of Taylorsville; Caitlin Clark and husband, Colby, of Mooresville; Grandchildren Savannah and Maggie Smith and Cannon Clark; sister Karen Walker and husband, Gary; brother Robin Moretz and wife, Jamie; Brother-in-law Hayden Bentley, and honorary brother, Randy Stafford and wife, Penny, all of Taylorsville. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation is from 6:00-8:00 pm at Calvary Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The funeral service will be Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm at the church. The Rev. Steven Dagenhart will be officiating. Burial will take place in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Colby Clark, Chris Smith, Gary Walker, Hayden Bentley, Tony Potts, and Randy Stafford. Alexander Funeral Service of Taylorsville will be providing the services https://afsobituaries.wordpress.com/. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given in memory of Peggy Kirby to Frye Auxiliary Fund for Bras Because at 420 North Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601, which benefits cancer patients for financial, medical, and psychosocial needs.

Terry Dale Bolick, age 67, of Hickory, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Catawba Regional Hospice. He was born to the late Everette E. and Cordie Fox Bolick on July 23, 1948 in Catawba County. He retired as an inspector for Catawba County Environmental Health. Mr. Bolick was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, but attended St. Peter’s United Methodist in Lawndale, NC. He loved reading, spending his free time outdoors, and was an avid hunter & fisherman.

In addition to his parents Mr. Bolick was preceded in death by one sister: Ann Bolick Robinson; an infant brother, and niece Lisa Trull.

Mr. Bolick leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Toni K. Bolick of the home, brother in law: Harold Robinson & fiancé Nancy Hendren, nephew: Michael Robinson both of Bethlehem, and a host of cousins.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 pm at East Taylorsville Baptist Church, with the funeral service following at 3:00 pm. The Rev. Juston Smith and Gary W. Jennings will be officiating. Burial will take place in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Tom Spurling, Scott Spurling, Tommy Campbell, Roger Fortman, Greg Kain, and Dale Bowman. The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to Catawba Regional Hospice; 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658