Anna Lee Gibson, 71, of Lowell, NC passed away May 16, 2019 at her residence.
She was born on January 30, 1948 to the late Gaylord and Edna Goodman.
Anna was a member of Anchor Baptist Church of Gastonia. She
loved to support many organizations outside the church, such as Paralyzed Veterans of America, St. Jude’s Children’s
Left to cherish her memories are
her daughter, Tammy Dockery and husband Scott; grandchildren, Michael Andrada, Tiffany Leonard, Josh Andrada and wife Brandy,
Sierra Abernathy and husband Casey, Shiann Dockery, Leiah Dockery, Megan Via, Trina Dockery, Brandon Dockery and wife Jada,
Brittany Cabaniss and husband Jason; and 11 great-grandchildren with one on the way.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee Gibson;
and sons, Danny and Michael Andrada.
A celebration of life service will be held 4 pm on Saturday,
May 25, 2019 at Greene Funeral Service – South Chapel, 1503 S. York Rd., Gastonia, with Pastors David Reed and Tommy
The family will receive
friends 3 – 4 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
A guest registry is available to sign online at www.greenefuneral.com
Bean Hunt passed away in her hometown of Denton, N.C. on May 15, 2019. Charlotte had a warm and generous
heart, and a deep and abiding faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Charlotte was born in Davidson County, N.C. on December 14, 1927 to the late Walter Dewy
Bean and Edna Davis Bean. She was also pre-deceased by her husband Edgar Hunt, sister Laurene Loflin, and brother Dewey
Bean. Charlotte is survived by her children Norman Hunt and Douglas Hunt -Denton, NC, Hilda Coggins - Fredonia, WI,
Rosemary Speight -Lorton, VA, and Ed Hunt- Fleming Island, FL. 11 Grandchildren and. 7 Great-Grandchildren. She
is also survived by many loved nieces and nephews.
was a 1945 graduate of Denton High School; and was the Director of First Baptist Child Learning (Denton) at the time of her
retirement. Charlotte was a mentor for the Davidson County Community College Early Childhood Education Program
for many years, a volunteer for the Davidson County Crisis Hot Line, an active member of First United Methodist Church (Denton),
and later an active member of Bethel Baptist Church (Denton).
Visitation will be held on Friday May 17 at Briggs Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service
was held on Saturday May 18 at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment followed at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be directed to the Joseph and Kathleen Bryan
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Duke University (Durham, N.C.), The Early Childhood Education Program at the
Davidson County Community College (Lexington, N.C.), Bethel Baptist Church (Denton, N.C.), Hospice of Randolph County (Asheville,
N.C.) or to the charity of your choice.
would like to thank the staff at Mountain Vista Health Park, and Dr. Clifton Baker for the loving care that was given to our
mother during her long journey. The family also appreciates the loving care given by Hospice of Randolph County.
Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com
Hazel Beckham Kimrey, 98, formerly
of Farmer Road, Denton, NC passed away Monday, April 29, 2019. She died of complications associated with congestive heart
failure at Carolina Healthcare System Stanly. She had been a resident at Trinity Place in Albemarle for almost 10 years.
Hazel was born February 3, 1921 in Canton, Ohio. Her parents were
Noni Bailey and Ralph Beckham. For career reasons, her parents moved to South Carolina and later settled in Denton, NC.
Hazel attended Pfeiffer College and studied the arts. Her sister,
Rebecca, attended UNC-Chapel Hill and majored in the sciences. Rebecca, her children and their families, currently reside
in Urbana, Illinois. Hazel was married to the late Travis Elicott Kimrey. They began their life together in Charlotte, NC
where Travis worked for the city and Hazel worked as a photographer for Jim Brogan Studios in Efird’s Department Store.
That’s where she met Travis.
loved to photograph nature and spent many hours at Trinity Place photographing scenes from their garden and koi (fish) pond.
She also enjoyed the art workshops offered at Trinity, and two of her designs were chosen for Trinity’s Christmas cards:
her bells and manger scene.
She loved the staff
at Trinity and seemed to know all their names and made sure that she introduced them to her niece, Susan, every time she came
for a visit. She had a good memory for names and faces.
Hazel never forgot her great friends in Denton and often reminisced about their close friendships, and she got so
excited when one popped by to visit her at the home.
graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:00AM at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 9029 Cottonville
Road, Norwood, NC off South Stanly Road.
survived by her sister, Rebecca Zika and her sister’s children: Bonnie Millikan, Veronica Walker, and Byron Ziska. She
is also survived by six nieces and four nephews. There are also many great nieces and nephews.
Hazel will be missed by so many.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.