She is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Calvert and husband, Michael, of Cornelius; sister, Lucille Wolfrey and husband, Tim; brother Stephen Woody; and one grandchild.
A memorial service was held Saturday, May 14, at Christ Community Church in Huntersville with the Rev. Ricky Ray officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Ok., 73123-1718. Samuel S. James, FSL of Huntersville is serving the family.
Marvin Carr Todd
Mr. Todd, 77, of Cornelius died Friday, May 13, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. He was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Mecklenburg County to the late Dexter and Effie Todd.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; daughters, Jan Freshwater and husband, Bill, of Mooresville, and Libby Ann Christian and husband, Jim, of Huntersville; brother, Bill and wife, Bennie, of Huntersville; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
A funeral service was held Monday, May 16, at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wade Ogle and the Rev. Jimmy Howard officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 6230 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216; or the Community School of Davidson, 565 Griffith St, Davidson, NC 28036. Samuel S. James, FSL of Huntersville is serving the family.
Cora Ree Shinn Taylor
Mrs. Taylor, 88, of Huntersville died Sunday May 15, at Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville. She was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Davidson County to the late Rev. James and Hallie Shinn. she worked as a substitute teacher at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in the North Mecklenburg area. She taught business courses through Central Piedmont Community College at North Mecklenburg High School and was recreation director of the Huntersville Recreation Summer Program.
She was an active member of Huntersville United Methodist Church where she was a teacher and director of Bible school, a member of the Logo Circle, member of the Keenagers senior citizens group and United Methodist Woman’s representative to the Bethlehem Center as advocate of gifts for children. She performed volunteer work at the Huntersville Oaks Nursing Home and Lee’s Nursing Home, volunteered as Santa’s Elf and the Easter Bunny and made Christmas shoe boxes for Samaritan’s Purse.
She is survived by daughters, Reva Taylor of Miami, Fla., Georgia Royster and husband, George, of Huntersville, and Cora Taylor of Huntersville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Calvin; and brother, James Shinn.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, May 18, in the Chapel of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Goode officiating, assisted by the Rev. Frank Ison. A second service followed at Cotton Grove United Methodist Church in Lexington, N.C., with the Rev. Ed Armfield officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Huntersville United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 378, Huntersville, NC 28070. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Georgia Maxine Taylor
Mrs. Taylor, 58, of Huntersville, died Monday May 16, at her residence. She was born Sept. 14, 1952, in Connersville, Ind., to the late Louis and Georgia Golden. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church-Huntersville and held several senior management positions with First Union/Wachovia over a 12-year career.
She is survived by her husband, David; daughters, Stacy Malachi, Marcia Jackson, Jill Taylor; siblings, Doc Golden of Gainesville, M0., Daniel Golden, Louisville Ky., Robert Golden, Shelbyville, Ind., and Anna Settles, of St Helen, Ore.; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Thursday, May 19, at First Baptist Church-Huntersville with the Rev. Doug Danner officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 119 North Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078; or Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC, 28036. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Heather Beaman Voelker-Freeman
Mrs. Freeman, 35, of Huntersville died Wednesday, May 18. She was born Oct. 14, 1975, in Santa Rosa, Calif., to Darrell and Kathleen Beaman.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Gregary; sons, Michael, Jeffrey, and Kyle; daughter, Sophia Freeman; and step-daughters, Amber and Ebony; siblings, Merritte Beaman-Miszuk and husband, John, and Ryan Beaman and wife, Amanda.
A private service was held at Carolina Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Darrell and Kathleen Beaman, 2311 Kings Tree Drive, Monroe, NC 28112. Samuel S. James, FSL of Huntersville is serving the family.
Margaret Hawkins Wells
Mrs. Wells, 89, of Cornelius died Friday, May 20, at Olde Knox Commons. She was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Grange, Ga. She was a U.S. Navy nurse during World War II.
She is survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A memorial service was to be scheduled for a later date. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.
Parker O’Neil Bragg
Mr. Bragg, 16, of Huntersville, died Sunday, May 22, as a result of a car accident in Huntersville. He was born Aug. 5, 1994, in Richmond, Va., where he lived until July 2010 when he and his family relocated to Huntersville. He loved fishing, soccer, snowboarding, golf, music and being outdoors enjoying nature.
He was a sophomore at Hough High School where he was an honor roll student, was a member of the track team and a regular golfer at Northstone Country Club, where he was a member
He is survived by his parents, Chip and Teresa Bragg; and brother, Spencer. A memorial was scheduled to be held Thursday, May 26, at Derbyshire Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice in memory of Parker. Samuel S. James FSL of Huntersville is serving the family.