Obituaries

Vineola Josephine Pritchard Gragg

Vineola Josephine Pritchard Gragg

April 14, 1932 - May 25, 2017

Vineola Josephine Pritchard Gragg, 85 of Morganton, NC went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was born in Caldwell County, NC on April 14, 1932 and was the daughter ...

S. J. Griffith

S. J. Griffith

Feb. 25, 1940 - May 25, 2017

S. J. Griffith, 77, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Griffith was born in Avery County on February 25, 1940 to the late Seth Griffith and Beatrice Hughes Griffith.
Mr. Griffith was ...

Eleanor Carol Watkins

Eleanor Carol Watkins

Jan. 12, 1928 - May 25, 2017

Eleanor Carol Watkins, 89, of Morganton, NC, formerly of Bourbon, IN, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was born on January 12, 1928, in Indiana, to the late Willfred Bailey and Helen Pearson ...

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Charles Edwin "Ed" Powell

Feb. 1, 1933 - May 24, 2017

Charles Edwin “Ed” Powell, 84 of Morganton, passed on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Born on February 1, 1933 in Burke County, he was a son of the late Lewis Albert Powell and Lessie Anna Whisenant ...

Jacklyn “Jackie” Lunsford Gilbert

Jacklyn “Jackie” Lunsford Gilbert

Feb. 14, 1951 - May 24, 2017

Jacklyn “Jackie” Lunsford Gilbert, 66, of Morganton went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Born in Indiana on February 14, 1951, she was the daughter of the late ...

Tamela "Tami" J. Gary

Tamela "Tami" J. Gary

N/A - May 21, 2017

Tamela J. Gary, 54, loving wife of William Ross Gary III passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Born in Cowpens, SC she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Betty Horne. In addition ...

Cecil L. Benfield, Sr.

Cecil L. Benfield, Sr.

June 28, 1938 - May 20, 2017

Cecil L. Benfield, Sr., 78, of Morganton, NC passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017. He was the son of the late Ethel Benfield. Cecil was a member of First Baptist Church of Glen Alpine. He ...

Helen Ray Baker

Helen Ray Baker

Jan. 12, 1934 - May 20, 2017

Helen Ray Baker, 83, of Morganton, NC passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Born on January 12, 1934 in Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Allen Cogdell and Rebecca Hoyle ...

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W. C. “Clint” Watson

April 12, 1928 - May 18, 2017

W. C. “Clint” Watson, 89, of Morganton, NC passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Born in Dobson, NC on April 12, 1928, he was the son of the late James William Watson and Alma Williams ...

Kennith Harwood

Kennith Harwood

June 17, 1957 - May 17, 2017

Kennith Harwood, 59, of Drexel, NC went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  He was born in Buncombe County, NC on June 17, 1957.  Mr. Harwood attended Mt ...

Robert Lee Duckworth

Robert Lee Duckworth

June 2, 1939 - May 17, 2017

Robert Lee Duckworth, 77, of Morganton, NC passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  Born in Burke County, NC on June 2, 1939, he was the son of the late Lucius Frank Duckworth and Wilma Elizabeth ...

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Veronica “Star” Dion

April 13, 1987 - May 17, 2017

Veronica “Star” Dion, 30 of Morganton, NC passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 13, 1987 and was the daughter of Robert Scott Dion and Dorothy Lee ...