Obituaries for Oct. 25
by Staff Writer
HUNTERSVILLE – Mamie Arzell Yost Deese, 80, died Oct. 15. Funeral services for Deese were held Oct. 18 at Asbury United Methodist Church.
Arzell was born in Mecklenburg County on Jan. 6, 1932, to the late Mamie Virginia Riley Yost and Alonzo Jackson Yost. She was a retired seamstress who had worked in various upholstery companies in the Charlotte area.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Clarence Houston Deese Sr.; her only child, Clarence ‘Houston’ Deese Jr.; brother, Alonzo ‘Jack’ Yost Jr.; sister, Manola Yost Taylor; and niece, Karen Taylor Keziah.
Survivors include granddaughters, Jennifer ‘Jenni’ Anderson and husband, Derek, of Virginia Beach, Va. and Andrea ‘Nikki’ Deese and friend, Josh Wallace, of Concord; step-grandsons, Eric McManus and wife, Stephanie, of Monroe, Craig McManus and wife, Meghann, of Fayetteville and Jason McManus and wife, Ro, of Indian Trail; nieces, Donna Fite and husband, Kevin, of Statesville, Krystal King and husband, Tom Solder, of Chapel Hill and Haley May Keziah and father, Jimmy Keziah, of Huntersville; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Ethan and Hannah Anderson, Reese McManus and Reagan McManus and Madison McManus and daughters-in-law, Betty Kissiah of Virginia Beach, Va. and Vicki Deese of Indian Trail.
Memorials may be sent to the Building Fund of Hopewell Baptist Church, 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson, NC 28036. James Funeral Home served the family.
James David Wicks
CORNELIUS – James David Wicks, infant son of Dan and Jennifer Wicks, died Oct. 15 at Presbyterian Hospital in Huntersville.
Services will be private. James Funeral Home served the family.
CORNELIUS – James Donnellan, 82, died Oct. 16 at Serenity House. He was born on April 26, 1930, in New York, NY to the late John Patrick and Francis Bulger Donnellan.
Survivors include wife, Mary Ann Donnellan; son, John of New York; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. James Funeral Home served the family.
Paul ‘Joe’ Joseph Manley Sr.
DAVIDSON – Paul Joseph Manley Sr., 88, died Oct. 18. He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Scioto County, Ohio, to the late Conner and Agnes Manley. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 and was a veteran of the Iwo Jima invasion, earning the Bronze Star with Valor and a Purple Heart. He was also a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.
He retired in 1968 after 25 years of service with the Marines.
Manley’ retired from the City of Charlotte Public Works Department in 1986 after 17 years. He was also a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Team.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Poole “Boots” Manley; sons, Paul Jr. and wife, Jean, of Mooresville, Todd and wife, Caroline, of San Francisco and Conner and wife, Elizabeth, of Atlanta; brother, John Dean Manley of Catonsville, Md.; grandchildren, Christopher Wade, Scott Joseph, Brooks Justin and Amber Nicole; and great-grandsons, Cole Joseph and Briar Joseph.
Funeral services for Manley were held Oct. 23 at James Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Stanley County Chapter. James Funeral Home served the family.
Daphna Jean Lemmond Malone
HUNTERSVILLE – Daphna Jean Lemmond Malone of Huntersville Oaks died Oct. 19. She was born in Monroe to Eugene Lemmond and Vergie Medlin Lemmond. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Samuel Patrick Malone Sr. and brother, Harry Eugene Lemmond.
Survivors include son, Samuel Patrick Malone Jr. and wife, Margie, of Cornelius; daughter, Belinda Stevens of Huntersville; sister, Mae Dean Williams and husband, Bill, of Pittsboro; and brother, Donald Franklin Lemmond of Brunswick, Ga.
Funeral services for Malone will be held Oct. 27 at James Funeral Home at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Hospice of Davidson.
James ‘Jim’ Hinchey
CORNELIUS – James Hinchey, 68, died Oct. 20.
He was born in Roanoke Rapids on Aug. 28, 1944, to Allen Drewery Hinchey Sr. and Permelia Louise Wilson. In addition to his parents, three brothers and one sister, he was preceded in death by son, Brian Keith Hinchey.
He is survived by wife of 28 years, Mary Dietsch Hinchey; sister, Alice Hinchey; daughter, Tiffany Dawn Hinchey; and grandson, Brenden Keith Hinchey.
Hinchey retired after 36 years in the manufacturing supervision of Philip Morris.
Funeral services were held at Community in Christ Lutheran Church Oct. 24.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031 or The Humane Society, 2700 Toomey Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home served the family.