Tuesday, 23 May 2017 16:28

Obituaries for May 24, 2017

John Jordan O’Shea

Mr. O’Shea, 90, of Huntersville died Tuesday, May 9, after a brief illness. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., to Margaret and William O’Shea. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He is survived by his children, John O’Shea of Mooresville, William O’Shea and wife, Maria, of Mount Holly, and Mary O’Shea of Kissimmee, Fla.; sister, Shirley Preston; brother, Robert O’Shea; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa.

A mass of Christian burial was held Monday, May 15, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, a charity he supported. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 16:34

Obituaries for May 17, 2017

Nora Anne Conlon Bazules

Mrs. Bazules, 58, of Huntersville died Wednesday, May 3. She was born in Long Island, N.Y., to the late James and Patricia Conlon.

She is survived by her husband, Paul; sister, Kerry Conlon; and step-daughter, Paula Green. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jim.

A funeral was held Saturday, May 6, at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville, which is serving the family.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 16:45

Obituaries for May 3, 2017

Louise N. Henley

Mrs. Henley, 95, died Wednesday, April 19, at the University Place Nursing and Rehab Center in Charlotte. She was born Feb. 10, 1922, in Greenville County, S.C., to the late Raleigh and Ella Fennell Noblett.

She is survived by her daughter, Martha Bullard and husband, Herman; son, Raleigh Henley and wife, Patricia; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Henley; grandson, Clay Warren; and great-grandson Kyle Bullard.

A funeral was held Monday, April 24, at Raymer-Kepner Funeral. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Community Cemetery in Cornelius. Memorials may be made to Assurance United Methodist Church, 9700 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 16:23

Obituaries for April 26, 2017

Logan Thomas Guidry

Mr. Guidry, 19, of Huntersville died Monday, April 10, while attending college in Rochester, N.Y. He was born June 7, 1997, in Panama City, Fla., to James and Kristine Esper Guidry. He was a student at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Kaitlyn Guidry; brother, Ryan Guidry; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Susan Esper of Concord; paternal grandmother, Lucille Guidry of Ragley, La.; and maternal great-grandmother, Evelyn Englander of Cleveland, Ohio.

A funeral was held Tuesday, April 18, at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Homesley and the Rev. Jonathan Homesley officiating. Burial followed at Northlake Memorial Gardens in Huntersville. Memorials may be made to RIT Counseling and Psychological Services, rit.edu/makeagift; or Boy Scouts of America, 1410 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:46

Obituaries for April 19, 2017

Lucille DiGioia

Mrs. DiGioia, 89, of Cornelius died Wednesday, April 5.

A funeral mass was held Monday, April 10, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville. Burial followed at Sunset Memory Gardens in Mint Hill. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 16:48

Obituaries for April 12, 2017

Raymonde Micheline Bryar

Mrs. Bryar, 81, of Mooresville died Thursday, March 23. She was born Nov. 14, 1935, in Bran, France, to the late Raymond and Simone Baranger.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Bryar; children Bob Bryar and wife, Pat, Richard Bryar Jr. and wife, Carol, and Ron Bryar and wife, Cathy; brother, Guy Baranger of France; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial mass was held Monday, April 10, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Mooresville. Inurnment followed at Glenwood Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Shepherd Elementary School, 1748 Charlotte Highway, Mooresville, NC 28115, where she taught and volunteered for many years. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 15:27

Obituaries for April 5, 2017

Martha Frances Bolmon Kelly Rodgers

Mrs. Rogers, 72, of Huntersville died Tuesday, March 21, at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville.

She is survived by her sons, Bobby and Bruce Kelly; daughter, Pearl Taylor; and six grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Saturday, March 25, at Northlake Memorial Gardens in Huntersville. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Louise Womble Akers

Mrs. Akers, 93, of Davidson died Wednesday, March 22, in her home at The Pines. She was born in Troy, Mo., to the late Guy and Mina McCain Womble.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, John Akers; son, Stephen Akers and wife, Gertrude, of Dedham, Mass.; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Wilfred, Wendell, Florence, William and Wanda.

A funeral was to be held at Salisbury Military Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Pines at Davidson or to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 15:47

Obituaries for March 29, 2017

Richard Joseph Seymour

Mr. Seymour, 73, of Concord died Thursday, March 16, at the Tucker Hospice House. He was born Dec. 18, 1943, in New York, N.Y., to the late Harold and Josephine Seymour. He served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church in Huntersville.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Seymour; children, Richard Seymour, Jr. and wife, Nicole, of Oceanport, N.J., Daniel Seymour and wife, Theresa, of Charlotte, Philip Seymour of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Victoria Carey and husband, Joseph, of Charlotte, Heather Pitman and husband, Carl, of Concord and Matthew Seymour and wife, Kristina, of Freehold, N.J.; brothers, Michael Seymour and Kenneth Seymour; sisters, Patricia Tamborra and Kathleen Kelly; and six grandchildren.

A funeral mass was held Tuesday, March 21, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:05

Obituaries for March 22, 2017

Eugene Craven Auten

Mr. Auten, 82, of Mooresville died Friday, March 3, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Charlotte to the late Harrell and Laura Parrish Auten. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Mooresville.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Auten; children, Mark Auten and wife, Ellen, and Anne Baker and husband, Chuck; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Auten; and brother, Harrell Auten Jr.

A celebration of life service was held Monday, March 6, at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. David Rockness officiating. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 872, Mooresville, NC 28115. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 07:45

Obituaries for March 15, 2017

Joel Alvin Meadows

Mr. Meadows, 64, of Mooresville died Wednesday, March 1, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1952, in Mooresville to the late Leonard and Eloise Loftin Meadows.

He is survived by his daughters, Cammie Meadows and Nina Lewis; sister, Judy Brown; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Claudette.

A memorial motorcycle ride will be held at a later date in his honor. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 128 South Tryon St., Suite 1588, Charlotte, NC 28202. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home of Mooresville is serving the family.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 16:52

Obituaries for March 8, 2017

Courtney Groome Scott

Mrs. Scott of Huntersville died Tuesday, Feb. 21, following a long battle with a complex illness. She was born in Hampton, Va. She was a founding member of Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, volunteered with the USO and was a precinct judge for the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.

She is survived by her husband, Marshall Scott; son, Walter Fields IV and wife, Kimberly; sister, Sally Powell; and two grandchildren.

A celebration of life was held Friday, March 3, at Lake Forest Church. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith Street, Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036. James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family.