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Karen Sue Kimpel

Nov. 30, 1946 - Nov. 30, 2014

Karen Sue Kimpel, 68, died Sunday, November 30, 2014.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 4, 2014 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home.  The family will ...

Minnie Pearl Chapman Fredell Anthony

Minnie Pearl Chapman Fredell Anthony

May 1, 1934 - Nov. 29, 2014

Minnie Pearl Chapman Fredell Anthony, 80, of Morganton, NC went to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 29, 2014 following a period of declining health.  Born May 1, 1934 in Burke County, NC, she ...

Joseph Paul Watts

Joseph Paul Watts

May 8, 1923 - Nov. 29, 2014

Joseph Paul Watts, 91, of Drexel, NC died Saturday, November 29, 2014 while surrounded by his family.  Born in Burke County, NC on May 8, 1923, he was the son of the late John Nelson ...

Emanuel Dwayne Smith

Emanuel Dwayne Smith

Feb. 15, 1973 - Nov. 28, 2014

Emanuel Dwayne Smith, 41, of Morganton, NC passed away Friday, November 28, 2014. Born February 15, 1973 in Burke County, NC, he was the son of Ambrose Emanuel Smith of Morganton; and the late Kathleen ...

Sadie Baker Bordeaux

Sadie Baker Bordeaux

Oct. 12, 1936 - Nov. 28, 2014

Sadie Baker Bordeaux, 78, of Morganton, NC died Friday, November 28, 2014.  Born October 12, 1936 in Burke County, NC, she was a daughter of the late William Monroe Baker and Eula Beatrice Buff Baker ...

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Walter Earl "Red" DeHetre

March 4, 1922 - Nov. 27, 2014

Walter Earl "Red" DeHetre, Sr., 92 of Morganton died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The family will receive friends at St. Matthews United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 201 Shady Rest Rd., Morganton on Sunday, Nov. 30 ...

Beverley "MaBev" Gilmer McMurray

Beverley "MaBev" Gilmer McMurray

Nov. 23, 1920 - Nov. 23, 2014

Lucy Beverley Gilmer McMurray of Morganton, NC, affectionately known as “MaBev,” died Sunday, November 23, 2014 on her 94th birthday.  Born in Waynesville, VA on November 23, 1920 and raised in Lynchburg, VA, she ...

Bette Mooney Hinman

Bette Mooney Hinman

Feb. 15, 1932 - Nov. 22, 2014

Bette Mooney Hinman, 82, died on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Grace Ridge. She was born February 15, 1932 in Burke County to the late John Wesley Mooney and Annie Mae Duckworth Mooney.
Bette was ...

Jack A. Lambert

Jack A. Lambert

April 11, 1922 - Nov. 22, 2014

Jack Alexander Lambert, 92 of Morganton, NC died Saturday, November 22, 2014.  He was born in Burke County on April 11, 1922 to the late Bascom Asbury Lambert and Effie Curtis Lambert.

Jack was a ...

Bobby Cecil Long

Bobby Cecil Long

Aug. 26, 1931 - Nov. 22, 2014

Bobby Cecil Long, 83, of Hickory died Saturday, November 11, 2014 following an extended illness. Bobby was born August 26, 1931 in Burke County to the late William Cly Long and Flossie Elizabeth Abernathy Long ...

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Debra K. Prueitt

June 3, 1951 - Nov. 22, 2014

Debra Kay Prueitt, 63 of Morganton, died Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Mission Hospital in Asheville.  She was born June 3, 1951 in Burke County to the late Roy T. Prueitt and Effie Murphy Prueitt ...

“Pretty Eyes” Ruth Campbell

“Pretty Eyes” Ruth Campbell

July 5, 1919 - Nov. 22, 2014

“Pretty Eyes” Ruth Campbell, 95 of Morganton died Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Magnolia Lane Nursing Home. Ruth was born in Buncombe County on July 5, 1919 to the late Square Edward Pursley and Ethel ...

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