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Merle Elaine Owens

Nov. 25, 1947 - March 30, 2018

Merle Elaine Owens, 70 of Morganton North Carolina passed away on Friday March 30th 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Born in Burke County, NC on November 25th 1947, she was the ...

Beatrice Poe Fisher Webb

Beatrice Poe Fisher Webb

April 15, 1937 - March 30, 2018

Beatrice Poe Fisher Webb, 80, of Morganton, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 30, 2018.  Born in Rutherford County, NC on April 15, 1037, she was the daughter of ...

Sarah Gladys Wise Ernest

Sarah Gladys Wise Ernest

March 6, 1933 - March 30, 2018

Sarah Gladys Wise Ernest, 85, went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 30, 2018.  Born in Lincoln County, NC on March 6, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Jerry C. Wise ...

Mary Alice Howson Keeble Tate

Mary Alice Howson Keeble Tate

Jan. 7, 1927 - March 30, 2018

Her family bids a loving cheerio to Mary Alice Howson Keeble Tate who left us on Good Friday, March 30th. Married for 68 years to the Honorable Samuel McDowell Tate, she leaves behind her beloved ...

David Franklin Tate

David Franklin Tate

Jan. 16, 1954 - March 30, 2018

David Franklin Tate, 64, of Morganton died Friday, March 30, 2018.  Born in Burke County, NC on January 16, 1954, he was the son of Judge Samuel McDowell Tate and the late Mary Alice-Howson Keeble ...

Jennette Lowdermilk Higgins

Jennette Lowdermilk Higgins

Nov. 15, 1942 - March 29, 2018

Jennette Lowdermilk Higgins, 75, of Morganton passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018.  Born November 15, 1942 in Burke County, she was the daughter of the late John Edwin Lowdermilk and Dora Stines Lowdermilk.  She was ...

Ashley L. Jones

Ashley L. Jones

Nov. 7, 1982 - March 29, 2018

Ashley L. Jones, age 35, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She was born November 7, 1982 in Morganton, NC ...

Ima Jean McIntosh Ward

Ima Jean McIntosh Ward

March 30, 1940 - March 28, 2018

Ima Jean McIntosh Ward, 77 of Connelly Springs, NC died at 10:20 a.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at her residence. She was born in 1940 to Lee and Pansy McIntosh in Yancey County ...

Mary Beatrice Proctor Taylor

Mary Beatrice Proctor Taylor

Jan. 28, 1938 - March 25, 2018

Mary Beatrice Proctor Taylor, 80 of Morganton, NC went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 25, 2018. She was born January 28, 1938 in Cleveland County, NC and was the daughter of ...

Nathan “Nate” Douglas Wilson

Nathan “Nate” Douglas Wilson

Feb. 10, 1977 - March 24, 2018

Nathan “Nate” Douglas Wilson, 41, died Saturday, March 24, 2018.  Born in Burke County, NC on February 10, 1977, he was the son of Douglas Wilson and Gail Clark Wilson of Morganton.  Nathan was a ...

Arnold “Whitey” Benfield

Arnold “Whitey” Benfield

Sept. 10, 1942 - March 24, 2018

Arnold “Whitey” Benfield, 75, of Morganton died Saturday, March 24, 2018.  Born in Burke County, NC on September 10, 1942, he was the son of the late Melvin O. Benfield and Zalie Chester Benfield.  Whitey ...

Rosemary Braun

Rosemary Braun

Nov. 29, 1920 - March 23, 2018

Rosemary Braun, 97, of Morganton died Friday, March 23, 2018.  She was born in Columbus, OH on November 29, 1920.  Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Evart A. Braun; her ...

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