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Faye Nell "Polly" Setzer

Sept. 10, 1944 - July 25, 2006

Faye Nell "Polly" Setzer, 61, of the Houston House, Union Mills, NC died Tuesday, July 25, 2006 at McDowell Hospital in Marion after a sudden illness. She was born September 10, 1944 in Burke County ...

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Raymond Ivan Poteat

May 20, 1922 - July 25, 2006

Raymond Ivan Poteat, 84, of Conley Rd., Morganton, NC died Tuesday, July 25, 2006 at his residence following a period of declining health. He was born May 20, 1922 in Burke County, NC, and was ...

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Ellen Holmdale

March 9, 1913 - July 22, 2006

When Ellen Holmdale arrived in Miami, FL in 1916, she was three years old and unaware her family – Adolph, Edna, and sister, Eugenia – were pioneers in that South Florida city. Ellen recalls, in her unpublished ...

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Tina Marie "Punkin" Powell Wright

Oct. 31, 1970 - July 22, 2006

Tina Marie "Punkin" Powell Wright, 35, went to be with the Lord at her residence on Saturday, July 22, 2006 following a lengthy illness. She was born in Duval County, FL on October 31, 1970 ...

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Frances Stewart Buckley

March 4, 1941 - July 17, 2006

Frances Stewart Buckley, 65, of Pea Ridge Road, Morganton, NC died Monday, July 17, 2006 at Grace Hospital following a period of declining health. She was born March 4, 1941 in Avery County, NC, and ...

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Anne Kuhnen Carter

July 5, 1920 - July 16, 2006

Anne Kuhnen Carter, 86, of 109 Foothills Dr., Morganton, NC died Sunday, July 16, 2005 at Grace Heights following a period of declining health. She was born July 5, 1920 in Essen, Germany, and was ...

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William Blaine "Bill" Nantz

Feb. 6, 1938 - July 15, 2006

William Blaine "Bill" Nantz, 68, of Flint Avenue, Morganton, NC died Thursday, July 13. 2006 at Grace Hospital. He was born February 6, 1938 in Burke Co, NC, and was a son of the late ...

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Frank Sprouse

Jan. 8, 1935 - July 13, 2006

Frank Sprouse, 71, of Lenoir, NC, and formerly of Morganton, died Thursday, July 13, 2006 at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care Center in Lenoir following a period of declining health. He was born January 8, 1935 in Burke County, NC, and was a son of the late Calvin Sprouse and Dollie Mae Helms Sprouse. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Henry, Burley, and David Sprouse; and sisters, Joyce Pearson and Edna Holland. He was employed in the maintenance department for the Burke ...

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Mr. Sammy Lee Cook

July 15, 1957 - July 11, 2006

Mr. Sammy Lee Cook, 48, of Theron Street in Morganton died Tuesday, July 11, 2006 at Grace Hospital following a period of declining health. He was born on July 15, 1957 to Doris Jones McCoy ...

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Larry "Chum" Benfield

May 28, 1958 - July 10, 2006

Larry "Chum" Benfield, 48, of Huffman View Trail, Morganton, NC, died Monday, July 10, 2006 at his residence. Born May 28, 1958 in Burke County, NC, he is the son of Walter Jones Benfield and ...

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Velva Deal West

April 11, 1932 - July 8, 2006

Velva Deal West, 74, of Sweetbriar Lane, Morganton, NC died Saturday, July 8, 2006 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Burke County on April 11, 1932, she was the daughter of the ...

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Margaret Mae Hallyburton

April 8, 1916 - July 8, 2006

Margaret Mae Hallyburton, 90, of Morganton Long Term Care, formerly of 2336 Putnam Street, Morganton, NC, died Saturday, July 08, 2006 following a lengthy illness. Born in Rowan County, NC, on April 8, 1916, she ...

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