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IN MEMORIAM

Mrs. Mary Deal Cole ’39 of Cary, NC 2/25/2018
The Rev. David Frye Conrad ’42 of Oneonta, AL 3/21/2018
Mrs. Julia Houser Fitzhugh ’42 of Cherryville, NC 5/15/2018
Mrs. Madeline Baxter Mincy ’42 of Lincolnton, NC 7/24/2018
Mr. Luther Russell Herman ’43 of Hickory, NC 1/31/2018
Mrs. Virginia Kellett Patterson ’43 of Knoxville, TN 1/26/2018
Mrs. Mary Kathleen Troutman Gragg ’44 of Saluda, NC 5/5/2018
Dr. Dan Calvin Hoover ’44 of Charlotte, NC 2/24/2017
Mrs. Wanda Helen Younce Johnson ’44 of Hickory, NC 6/4/2018
Mr. Willie Augustus Setzer ’44 of Claremont, NC 7/23/2018
Mr. Willard R. Starnes ’44 of Center Point, AL 11/2017
Mrs. Kathryn “Kay” Schenk Thompson ’44 of Summerfield, NC 4/20/2018
Mrs. Janie Fowler Walpole ’44 of Charlotte, NC 6/8/2018
Mrs. Dorothy Rhyne Blyth ’45 of Chapel Hill, NC 6/3/2017
Mrs. Frances Norman Collins ’45 of Kernersville, NC 7/13/2018
Mrs. Mary Miller Greene ’45 of Conover, NC 3/29/2018
Mrs. Martha Lutz Sigmon ’45 of Newton, NC 3/16/2018
Mrs. Eva Kathryn Eckard Weaver ’45 of Hickory, NC 7/26/2018
Mrs. Edith Lovins Correll ’46 of Lenoir, NC 5/5/2018
Mrs. Earline Sigmon Huffman ’47 of Summerfield, NC 6/1/2018
Ms. Evon Loucrecia Shimpock ’47 of China Grove, NC 5/19/2017
Mrs. Nancy Miller Teeter ’47 of Marion, NC 2/3/2018
Mr. James Thurman Freeze ’48 of Greensboro, NC 4/16/2018
Mr. Edwin Troy Carpenter ’49 of Moravian Falls, NC 11/28/2017
Mrs. Agnes Elizabeth Hair Kinser ’49 of Kingston, TN 6/26/2017
Ms. Jane Hamilton Beam Ninestein ’49 of Pickens, SC 3/25/2018
Mr. Coltrane Caswell "C.C." Sherrill ’49 of Lenoir, NC 3/5/2018
Mr. Carl A. Witherspoon ’49 of Blacksburg, VA 5/14/2018
Mr. Robert Guy Frye ’50 of Hickory, NC 5/31/2018
Mr. Clay Benjamin Hollifield ’50 of Valdese, NC 4/5/2018
Mrs. M. Jacquelyn Barnhardt Lail ’50 of Concord, NC 1/15/2018
Mr. Conley Ralph Rudisill ’50 of Hildebran, NC 2/1/2018
Mrs. Sybil Goble Shaw ’50 of China Grove, NC 4/27/2018
Mr. Jack E. Snipes ’50 of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 6/22/2017
Mr. John Lee Tate ’50 of Newton, NC 6/14/2018
Mrs. Gertrude Cox Long ’51 of Gastonia, NC 7/27/2018
Mr. Jack Lee Phillips ’51 of Reidsville, NC 2/22/2018
Mr. Ben Alexander Robinson ’51 of Waynesville, NC 4/1/2018
Mrs. Kathryn Beam Shidal ’51 of Vale, NC 4/30/2018
Mrs. Phyllis Kerr Abee ’52 of Greensboro, NC 2/8/2018
Mr. James Robert Dawkins ’52 of Wilmington, NC 2/9/2017
Mr. Carl W. Deal ’52 of Urbana, IL 9/2017
Mrs. Joretta Whitener Duncan ’52 of Belmont, NC 5/31/2018
The Rev. John Yates Yoder ’52 of Asheville, NC 7/27/2018
Mrs. Dorothy Walker Smith ’53 of Salisbury, NC 1/29/2018
Mr. Roy L. Trexler ’53 of Monroe, NC 6/14/2018
Mrs. Mildred Spencer Walton ’53 of Conover, NC 3/28/2018​​​​​​​
Mrs. Haroldine Peeler Aull ’54 of Charlotte, NC 7/21/2018
Mr. James D. Dietz ’54 of Hickory, NC 4/13/2018
Mr. Billy B. Isaacs ’54 of Lenoir, NC 1/6/2017
Mrs. Thelma F. Bernhard Nesbitt ’54 of Fletcher, NC 7/17/2018
Mr. Charles Lewis Paschall ’54 of Gastonia, NC 3/3/2018
Mr. Roland Barker ’55 of Baytown, TX 3/6/2018
Mr. Charles Luther Litaker ’55 of Hickory, NC 6/25/2018
Mrs. Jackie Beaver Bernhardt ’56 of Salisbury, NC 5/5/2018
Mr. Thomas Anderson Hoke ’56 of Claremont, NC 6/12/2018
Mr. William Ezelle Marlow ’56 of Hickory, NC 8/5/2018
Mrs. Mary Beal Teague ’56 of Hickory, NC 2/24/2017
Dr. Patricia Dawn Howard Wilburn ’56 of The Villages, FL 5/27/2018
Mrs. Susan Patricia Forbes Gardenhour ’57 of Smithsburg, MD 5/23/2018
Mr. Norman Roy Nance ’57 of Asheville, NC 8/3/2017
Mr. Raeford Alexander Thomas ’57 of Hiddenite, NC 6/6/2018
Mr. Robert Walsh ’57 of Smithfield, NC 7/7/2017
Mr. James Evon Helms ’58 of Cherryville, NC 6/15/2018
Mr. Blayne Edison Hollar ’58 of Taylorsville, NC 6/5/2018
Mr. Malcolm Gary Lindler ’58 of Gastonia, NC 4/6/2018
Mrs. Jean Barlow Taylor ’58 of North Myrtle Beach, SC 12/26/2017
The Rev. Dr. Ralph Justin Wallace ’58 of Columbia, SC 7/7/2018
Mr. Hoke Donald Whisnant ’58 of Hickory, NC 5/7/2018
Mr. Danny C. Williams ’58 of Valdese, NC 12/16/2017
Mrs. Phyllis McGinnis Carothers ’59 of Lake Wylie, SC 3/22/2018
Mr. Jerry Lee Mackie ’59 of Catawba, NC 5/2/2018
Ms. Rebecca Hook Williams ’59 of Bessemer City, NC 5/7/2017
Mrs. Thelma Sue Watson Wise ’59 of Hickory, NC 6/5/2018
Mr. George L. Barger ’60 of Wilmington, NC 7/29/2018
Dr. Ruby Lackey Little ’61 of Taylorsville, NC 4/11/2018
The Rev. Gwyn Paul Sullivan ’61 of Hudson, NC 7/19/2018
Mr. Mac T. Wilson ’61 of South Hill, VA 5/19/2017
Mr. Buddy Raymond Burcham ’62 of Hickory, NC 3/29/2018
The Rev. Clarence George Walck ’62 of New London, NC 4/13/2018
Mrs. Janet Isenhower Wooten ’62 of Statesville, NC 3/14/2018
Mrs. Sue Rudisill Abernethy ’64 of Maiden, NC 5/28/2018
Mrs. Louise Bowen Barkley ’64 of Newton, NC 2/19/2018
Mr. Ronald M. Buick ’64 of Key Biscayne, FL 3/29/2017
Mrs. Donna George Curtis ’64 of Pelham, AL died 11/24/16
Mr. Hobart H. G. Royall ’64 of Roaring Gap, NC 4/23/2018
Mrs. Joyce Bass Wilhelm ’64 of Statesville, NC 3/12/2018
Mrs. Sara Fogle Beaty ’65 of Dallas, NC 5/18/2018
Mr. Caroll Lee Franklin ’65 of Drexel, NC 6/28/2018
Mr. Johnny William Lynn ’65 of Hickory, NC 8/7/2018
Dr. Neill Roderick McGeachy ’65 of Winston-Salem, NC 2/9/2018
Mrs. Josephine B. Hollingsworth ’66 of Chapel Hill, NC 3/2/2018
Mrs. Vicky Gragg Speckhard ’66 of Jamestown, NC 4/16/2018
Mr. Winston Barth Wine ’66 of Staunton, VA 4/6/2018​​​​​​​
Mr. Earl Thomas Lingafeldt ’67 of Belmont, NC 8/5/2018
Mrs. Sharon Easter Melvin ’67 of Hamilton, GA 4/15/2018
Mr. James Franklin Bolick ’68 of Stockbridge, GA 1/2/2017
Mrs. Joan Bell Holland ’68 of Statesville, NC 7/6/2018
Dr. Frank David Slagle ’69 of Hayesville, NC 3/1/2018
Mrs. Carolyn Herman Alexander ’70 of Smyrna, GA 6/14/2018
Ms. Judy Emeline Wilhelm Crews ’70 of Jacksonville, FL 5/24/2018
Mrs. Cherie L Yandel Merrick ’70 of Asheville, NC 12/27/2017
Mr. Robert Matthew Carroll ’71 of Springfield, VA 7/8/2018
Mr. Charles Gilbert Huffman ’71 of Connelly Springs, NC 6/17/2018
Mr. Roland Clay Haire ’72 of Hudson, NC 5/31/2018
Mr. Jeffrey Alan Benesh ’73 of Henrico, VA 6/29/2017
Mrs. Betsy Bobbitt Lackey ’73 of Fallston, NC 4/12/2017
Mr. Robert Wayne Mann ’73 of Mooresville, NC 7/21/2018
Mr. Thomas James Maye ’73 of Morganton, NC 6/15/2017
Mr. Stephen Vernon Carter ’75 of Winston-Salem, NC 5/6/2017
Mr. John Lewis Smith ’77 of Belmont, NC 6/29/2018
Mrs. Dee Earley Crosby ’78 of Mount Pleasant, SC 7/29/2018
Mr. Kevin James Lefevers ’78 of Hudson, NC 4/19/2018
Mr. Gary Lynn McCotter ’78 of Mount Holly, NC 4/11/2018
Mr. Earl Edward Proper ’78 of Pittsford, NY 1/17/2017
Mr. Russell Craig Roberts ’82 of Hickory, NC 5/25/2018
Mrs. Vicky Dagenhart Della Franco ’83 of Rock Hill, SC 8/1/2018
Mr. Frank William Greenday ’83 of Mechanicsville, VA 6/5/2018
Mr. John Cletus Brock ’87 of Connelly Springs, NC 12/12/2017
Ms. Mary Glenn Poovey Kiker ’88 of Hickory, NC 4/8/2017
Mrs. Heather Lynn Karas Link ’92 of Charlotte, NC 4/17/2017
Mrs. Paula Lyday Treadway ’93 of Columbia, SC 1/4/2017
Mr. Richard Bell ’94 of Hildebran, NC 11/26/2017
Ms. Becky Jean Cook ’97 of Harmony, NC 10/12/2017
Mrs. Brenda Kay Sigmon Parker ’97 of Claremont, NC 4/18/2018
Mrs. Mary Ann Swanson Greer ’00 of Newton, NC 5/6/2018
Mrs. Amy-Leigh Bryant Mack ’00 of Charlotte, NC 7/24/2017
Mr. Bryan Pearson Misenheimer ’02 of Durham, NC 5/8/2018
Mr. Levi Gardner ’09 of Swannanoa, NC 8/6/2017
​​​​​​​Mrs. Teresa Kaye Ashe Lewis ’15 of Asheville, NC 4/1/2018

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IN MEMORIAM
LRU

Mrs. Mary Deal Cole ’39 of Cary, NC 2/25/2018
The Rev. David Frye Conrad ’42 of Oneonta, AL 3/21/2018
Mrs. Julia Houser Fitzhugh ’42 of Cherryville, NC 5/15/2018
Mrs. Madeline Baxter Mincy ’42 of Lincolnton, NC 7/24/2018
Mr. Luther Russell Herman ’43 of Hickory, NC 1/31/2018
Mrs. Virginia Kellett Patterson ’43 of Knoxville, TN 1/26/2018
Mrs. Mary Kathleen Troutman Gragg ’44 of Saluda, NC 5/5/2018
Dr. Dan Calvin Hoover ’44 of Charlotte, NC 2/24/2017
Mrs. Wanda Helen Younce Johnson ’44 of Hickory, NC 6/4/2018
Mr. Willie Augustus Setzer ’44 of Claremont, NC 7/23/2018
Mr. Willard R. Starnes ’44 of Center Point, AL 11/2017
Mrs. Kathryn “Kay” Schenk Thompson ’44 of Summerfield, NC 4/20/2018
Mrs. Janie Fowler Walpole ’44 of Charlotte, NC 6/8/2018
Mrs. Dorothy Rhyne Blyth ’45 of Chapel Hill, NC 6/3/2017
Mrs. Frances Norman Collins ’45 of Kernersville, NC 7/13/2018
Mrs. Mary Miller Greene ’45 of Conover, NC 3/29/2018
Mrs. Martha Lutz Sigmon ’45 of Newton, NC 3/16/2018
Mrs. Eva Kathryn Eckard Weaver ’45 of Hickory, NC 7/26/2018
Mrs. Edith Lovins Correll ’46 of Lenoir, NC 5/5/2018
Mrs. Earline Sigmon Huffman ’47 of Summerfield, NC 6/1/2018
Ms. Evon Loucrecia Shimpock ’47 of China Grove, NC 5/19/2017
Mrs. Nancy Miller Teeter ’47 of Marion, NC 2/3/2018
Mr. James Thurman Freeze ’48 of Greensboro, NC 4/16/2018
Mr. Edwin Troy Carpenter ’49 of Moravian Falls, NC 11/28/2017
Mrs. Agnes Elizabeth Hair Kinser ’49 of Kingston, TN 6/26/2017
Ms. Jane Hamilton Beam Ninestein ’49 of Pickens, SC 3/25/2018
Mr. Coltrane Caswell "C.C." Sherrill ’49 of Lenoir, NC 3/5/2018
Mr. Carl A. Witherspoon ’49 of Blacksburg, VA 5/14/2018
Mr. Robert Guy Frye ’50 of Hickory, NC 5/31/2018
Mr. Clay Benjamin Hollifield ’50 of Valdese, NC 4/5/2018
Mrs. M. Jacquelyn Barnhardt Lail ’50 of Concord, NC 1/15/2018
Mr. Conley Ralph Rudisill ’50 of Hildebran, NC 2/1/2018
Mrs. Sybil Goble Shaw ’50 of China Grove, NC 4/27/2018
Mr. Jack E. Snipes ’50 of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 6/22/2017
Mr. John Lee Tate ’50 of Newton, NC 6/14/2018
Mrs. Gertrude Cox Long ’51 of Gastonia, NC 7/27/2018
Mr. Jack Lee Phillips ’51 of Reidsville, NC 2/22/2018
Mr. Ben Alexander Robinson ’51 of Waynesville, NC 4/1/2018
Mrs. Kathryn Beam Shidal ’51 of Vale, NC 4/30/2018
Mrs. Phyllis Kerr Abee ’52 of Greensboro, NC 2/8/2018
Mr. James Robert Dawkins ’52 of Wilmington, NC 2/9/2017
Mr. Carl W. Deal ’52 of Urbana, IL 9/2017
Mrs. Joretta Whitener Duncan ’52 of Belmont, NC 5/31/2018
The Rev. John Yates Yoder ’52 of Asheville, NC 7/27/2018
Mrs. Dorothy Walker Smith ’53 of Salisbury, NC 1/29/2018
Mr. Roy L. Trexler ’53 of Monroe, NC 6/14/2018
Mrs. Mildred Spencer Walton ’53 of Conover, NC 3/28/2018​​​​​​​
Mrs. Haroldine Peeler Aull ’54 of Charlotte, NC 7/21/2018
Mr. James D. Dietz ’54 of Hickory, NC 4/13/2018
Mr. Billy B. Isaacs ’54 of Lenoir, NC 1/6/2017
Mrs. Thelma F. Bernhard Nesbitt ’54 of Fletcher, NC 7/17/2018
Mr. Charles Lewis Paschall ’54 of Gastonia, NC 3/3/2018
Mr. Roland Barker ’55 of Baytown, TX 3/6/2018
Mr. Charles Luther Litaker ’55 of Hickory, NC 6/25/2018
Mrs. Jackie Beaver Bernhardt ’56 of Salisbury, NC 5/5/2018
Mr. Thomas Anderson Hoke ’56 of Claremont, NC 6/12/2018
Mr. William Ezelle Marlow ’56 of Hickory, NC 8/5/2018
Mrs. Mary Beal Teague ’56 of Hickory, NC 2/24/2017
Dr. Patricia Dawn Howard Wilburn ’56 of The Villages, FL 5/27/2018
Mrs. Susan Patricia Forbes Gardenhour ’57 of Smithsburg, MD 5/23/2018
Mr. Norman Roy Nance ’57 of Asheville, NC 8/3/2017
Mr. Raeford Alexander Thomas ’57 of Hiddenite, NC 6/6/2018
Mr. Robert Walsh ’57 of Smithfield, NC 7/7/2017
Mr. James Evon Helms ’58 of Cherryville, NC 6/15/2018
Mr. Blayne Edison Hollar ’58 of Taylorsville, NC 6/5/2018
Mr. Malcolm Gary Lindler ’58 of Gastonia, NC 4/6/2018
Mrs. Jean Barlow Taylor ’58 of North Myrtle Beach, SC 12/26/2017
The Rev. Dr. Ralph Justin Wallace ’58 of Columbia, SC 7/7/2018
Mr. Hoke Donald Whisnant ’58 of Hickory, NC 5/7/2018
Mr. Danny C. Williams ’58 of Valdese, NC 12/16/2017
Mrs. Phyllis McGinnis Carothers ’59 of Lake Wylie, SC 3/22/2018
Mr. Jerry Lee Mackie ’59 of Catawba, NC 5/2/2018
Ms. Rebecca Hook Williams ’59 of Bessemer City, NC 5/7/2017
Mrs. Thelma Sue Watson Wise ’59 of Hickory, NC 6/5/2018
Mr. George L. Barger ’60 of Wilmington, NC 7/29/2018
Dr. Ruby Lackey Little ’61 of Taylorsville, NC 4/11/2018
The Rev. Gwyn Paul Sullivan ’61 of Hudson, NC 7/19/2018
Mr. Mac T. Wilson ’61 of South Hill, VA 5/19/2017
Mr. Buddy Raymond Burcham ’62 of Hickory, NC 3/29/2018
The Rev. Clarence George Walck ’62 of New London, NC 4/13/2018
Mrs. Janet Isenhower Wooten ’62 of Statesville, NC 3/14/2018
Mrs. Sue Rudisill Abernethy ’64 of Maiden, NC 5/28/2018
Mrs. Louise Bowen Barkley ’64 of Newton, NC 2/19/2018
Mr. Ronald M. Buick ’64 of Key Biscayne, FL 3/29/2017
Mrs. Donna George Curtis ’64 of Pelham, AL died 11/24/16
Mr. Hobart H. G. Royall ’64 of Roaring Gap, NC 4/23/2018
Mrs. Joyce Bass Wilhelm ’64 of Statesville, NC 3/12/2018
Mrs. Sara Fogle Beaty ’65 of Dallas, NC 5/18/2018
Mr. Caroll Lee Franklin ’65 of Drexel, NC 6/28/2018
Mr. Johnny William Lynn ’65 of Hickory, NC 8/7/2018
Dr. Neill Roderick McGeachy ’65 of Winston-Salem, NC 2/9/2018
Mrs. Josephine B. Hollingsworth ’66 of Chapel Hill, NC 3/2/2018
Mrs. Vicky Gragg Speckhard ’66 of Jamestown, NC 4/16/2018
Mr. Winston Barth Wine ’66 of Staunton, VA 4/6/2018​​​​​​​
Mr. Earl Thomas Lingafeldt ’67 of Belmont, NC 8/5/2018
Mrs. Sharon Easter Melvin ’67 of Hamilton, GA 4/15/2018
Mr. James Franklin Bolick ’68 of Stockbridge, GA 1/2/2017
Mrs. Joan Bell Holland ’68 of Statesville, NC 7/6/2018
Dr. Frank David Slagle ’69 of Hayesville, NC 3/1/2018
Mrs. Carolyn Herman Alexander ’70 of Smyrna, GA 6/14/2018
Ms. Judy Emeline Wilhelm Crews ’70 of Jacksonville, FL 5/24/2018
Mrs. Cherie L Yandel Merrick ’70 of Asheville, NC 12/27/2017
Mr. Robert Matthew Carroll ’71 of Springfield, VA 7/8/2018
Mr. Charles Gilbert Huffman ’71 of Connelly Springs, NC 6/17/2018
Mr. Roland Clay Haire ’72 of Hudson, NC 5/31/2018
Mr. Jeffrey Alan Benesh ’73 of Henrico, VA 6/29/2017
Mrs. Betsy Bobbitt Lackey ’73 of Fallston, NC 4/12/2017
Mr. Robert Wayne Mann ’73 of Mooresville, NC 7/21/2018
Mr. Thomas James Maye ’73 of Morganton, NC 6/15/2017
Mr. Stephen Vernon Carter ’75 of Winston-Salem, NC 5/6/2017
Mr. John Lewis Smith ’77 of Belmont, NC 6/29/2018
Mrs. Dee Earley Crosby ’78 of Mount Pleasant, SC 7/29/2018
Mr. Kevin James Lefevers ’78 of Hudson, NC 4/19/2018
Mr. Gary Lynn McCotter ’78 of Mount Holly, NC 4/11/2018
Mr. Earl Edward Proper ’78 of Pittsford, NY 1/17/2017
Mr. Russell Craig Roberts ’82 of Hickory, NC 5/25/2018
Mrs. Vicky Dagenhart Della Franco ’83 of Rock Hill, SC 8/1/2018
Mr. Frank William Greenday ’83 of Mechanicsville, VA 6/5/2018
Mr. John Cletus Brock ’87 of Connelly Springs, NC 12/12/2017
Ms. Mary Glenn Poovey Kiker ’88 of Hickory, NC 4/8/2017
Mrs. Heather Lynn Karas Link ’92 of Charlotte, NC 4/17/2017
Mrs. Paula Lyday Treadway ’93 of Columbia, SC 1/4/2017
Mr. Richard Bell ’94 of Hildebran, NC 11/26/2017
Ms. Becky Jean Cook ’97 of Harmony, NC 10/12/2017
Mrs. Brenda Kay Sigmon Parker ’97 of Claremont, NC 4/18/2018
Mrs. Mary Ann Swanson Greer ’00 of Newton, NC 5/6/2018
Mrs. Amy-Leigh Bryant Mack ’00 of Charlotte, NC 7/24/2017
Mr. Bryan Pearson Misenheimer ’02 of Durham, NC 5/8/2018
Mr. Levi Gardner ’09 of Swannanoa, NC 8/6/2017
​​​​​​​Mrs. Teresa Kaye Ashe Lewis ’15 of Asheville, NC 4/1/2018

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