Obituaries for Sept. 2
by Staff Writer
CORNELIUS – Donna Lynn Allan Carter, 52, of Cornelius, died Aug. 21, 2011, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
Born May 20, 1959, in Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Carter was the daughter of Holly Allan, of Lexington, Ky., and the late Don Baxter Allan.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Rickie L. Carter; son, Michael Baxter Allan Carter, and wife, Tracy, of Wilmington; brothers Craig and Donald B. Allan, both of Lexington, Ky.; and sister, Sherry Vega, of Lexington, Ky.
A memorial service was held Aug. 25 at Holly Hunter Baptist Church, Charlotte, conducted by the Rev. Tim Nichols.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, was in charge.
Memorials: Humane Society.
HUNTERSVILLE – Ned Smith, 85, of Mooresville, formerly of Huntersville, died Aug. 23, 2011.
Born Oct. 30, 1925, in Mecklenburg County, Mr. Smith was the son of the late Bruce Harris and Glenna Hopkins Smith.
He graduated from Huntersville High School and entered the U.S. Navy on March 7, 1944, serving as a ships cook 3rd class and fireman. He was honorably discharged June 9, 1946.
He worked 17 years for Jenkins Electric in Charlotte, two years for Burlington Mills in Mooresville and then 20 years for Duke Power Co.
His sister, Jane Thomas, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ruth Morton Smith; sons Russell Eugene Smith and wife, Tyanne, and William Bruce Smith and wife, Rhonda; and grandchildren Jonathan, Benjamin, Maegan, David, and Shelley Smith.
A funeral service was held Friday, Aug. 26, at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, with burial at the Huntersville Presbyterian Church cemetery.
Qiu Her Li
CORNELIUS – Qiu Her Li, 78, of Cornelius, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville.
Born Sept. 6, 1934, in China, he worked as an entrepreneur.
Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews, all of Cornelius, as well as his children, who live in China.
A viewing was held Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord. Samuel S. James, Funeral Service
Licensee, Huntersville, was in charge.