Obituaries

Richard Bollinger

Richard Bollinger

June 4, 1939 - July 21, 2017

Richard Bollinger, 78, of Morganton, NC passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Burke County on June 4, 1939 to the late Louie Bollinger and Lizzie McDaniel Bollinger ...

Anne D. Wright

Anne D. Wright

March 4, 1933 - July 20, 2017

Anne D. Wright, 84 of Morganton, NC died Thursday, July 20, 2017 after several years of declining health . Born on March 4, 1933 in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late James Hardy ...

Donald “Don” Reichard

Donald “Don” Reichard

May 17, 1951 - July 20, 2017

Donald “Don” Reichard, 66, of Newton, NC passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Born in Burke County, NC on May 17, 1951, he was the son of the late Finley Augusta Reichard, Jr. and Jayne ...

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Susan Smith Shuping

Feb. 21, 1934 - July 19, 2017

Susan Smith Shuping 83, died peacefully Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Forest at Duke Retirement Community in Durham, NC, after living for twelve years with Alzheimer’s disease. She is survived by her husband ...

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Ned Rumfelt

Dec. 12, 1932 - July 17, 2017

Ned Rumfelt, 84, of Morganton, NC passed away Monday, July 17, 2017.  Born in Burke County, NC on December 12, 1932, he was the son of the late Joseph P. Rumfelt and Martha Biggerstaff Rumfelt ...

Ruth Oree Baker Laws

Ruth Oree Baker Laws

Sept. 26, 1922 - July 17, 2017

Ruth Oree Baker Laws, 94, of Grace Ridge, Morganton, NC and formerly of Valdese, NC, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at Grace Ridge. Born September 26, 1922 in Burke County, NC, she was a daughter ...

Ruth Poteet

Ruth Poteet

Jan. 13, 1922 - July 17, 2017

Ruth Poteet, 95, of Morganton, NC passed away Monday, July 17, 2017.  Born in Polk County, NC on January 13, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Foster Clinton Head and Bessie Lee Walker ...

Jerry Lynn Clark

Jerry Lynn Clark

April 23, 1944 - July 16, 2017

Jerry Lynn Clark, 73 of Morganton, NC passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born April 23, 1944 in Avery County and was the son of the late Louise Clark Lane.  He was a ...

Nancy Eugenia Saulman Reese

Nancy Eugenia Saulman Reese

May 24, 1961 - July 16, 2017

Nancy Eugenia Saulman Reese, 56, of Morganton, NC passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017.  Born in Burke County, NC on May 24, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Harrison Eugene Saulman and Nancy ...

Marlon “Noodie” Garrison

Marlon “Noodie” Garrison

Dec. 22, 1938 - July 16, 2017

Marlon “Noodie” Garrison, 78, of Morganton passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017.  Born in Burke County, NC on December 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Welles and Juanita Caldwell Owens.  She ...

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Mrs. Atrice Pardue McCann

Sept. 17, 1930 - July 15, 2017

Mrs. Atrice Pardue McCann, 86, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Grace Ridge Retirement Community after an extended period of declining health.
Mrs. McCann was born September 17, 1930, in Wilkes County ...

Richard Piercy

Richard Piercy

Oct. 13, 1954 - July 13, 2017

Richard Piercy, 62, of Morganton, NC passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 13, 2017.  Born in Henderson County, NC on October 13, 1954, he was the son of the late John Walter Piercy and Lil ...