Obituaries for July 6
by Staff Writer
DAVIDSON – James M. Fredericksen, 92, died June 21, 2012, at The Pines at Davidson. Born June 25, 1919, in Blackstone, Va., he was a son of the late Rudolph H. and Mary Pollard Fredericksen.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and served on the USS Amycus during World War II. He also taught in the chemistry department at Davidson College for 33 years.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, James, Jr.; brother, Rudolph Fredericksen; and sisters, Catherine Hofferbert and Ella F. Pollard.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Harriet; and his daughters, Louise Fredericksen of Pittsboro and Martha Fredericksen of Cornelius.
Services were held June 24.
A burial was held at the Mimosa Cemetery in Davidson.
Memorial may be made to Davidson College Presbyterian Church, PO Box 337, Davidson, NC 28036 or Davidson College, Box 7174, Davidson, NC 28035-7174 or The Pines at Davidson Resident Support Fund, 400 Avinger Lane, Davidson, NC 28036 or the charity of one’s choice.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, served the family.
Condolences may be made to the Fredericksen family at www.cavin-cook.com.
Marvene Shinn Whitesides
CORNELIUS – Marvene Shinn Whitesides, 63, of Cornelius, died June 22, 2012, at her home.
Born Aug. 10, 1948, in Mecklenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Clint and Margaret Shinn.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Eugene Whitesides and brother, Charlie Shinn.
Survivors include her son, David Whitesides of Mooresville; daughter, Wanda Whitesides of Cornelius; sisters, Katherine Phifer of Cornelius and Renee Henderson of Ruffin, S.C.; brothers, William Shinn of Mooresville and Harry Lee Shinn of Cherryville; and grandson, Cody Briggs.
Services were held June 25.
Burial followed at Northlake Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the family.
James Funeral Home, Huntersville, served the family.
Dorothy Williams Neal
NEWARK, Del. – Dorothy Williams Neal, 91, of Newark, Del., formerly of Huntersville and Morgantown, W. Va., died June 15, 2012.
Born Aug. 12, 1920, in Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., she was a daughter of the late Olie H. and Eula Chapman Williams.
She was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy WAVES.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Oliver (Peck) M. Neal Jr. and her sister Allie Mac Williams Roberts.
Survivors include her eight children and spouses, Jim and Alana Neal, Andy and Robin Neal, Peter Neal and Kathleen Poll, John Neal and Tony Horney, Sarah Neal and Ron Hilfiker, Rachel and Bill Handel, Ruth Neal and Jack McNicol, and Mark Neal and Laura Murphy; 13 grandchildren, one great grandson, two step-grandchildren and six step-great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Neal Cemetery in North Berwick, Maine, on July 23.
Donations may be made in her name to WV Public Broadcasting, 600 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301.
Condolences can be sent at chandlerfuneralhome.com.
Cameron Wade Shelton
HUNTERSVILLE – Cameron Wade Shelton, 23, died June 22, 2012, at his home in Huntersville.
Born Sept. 6, 1988, in Greenville, S.C., he was a son of Barry Lee Shelton and Kay Ingram Shelton.
A graduate of North Mecklenburg High School, he was enrolled at UNC Charlotte and was set to receive his Bachelor of Arts in Finance in August.
Survivors include his parents, Barry and Kay Shelton; brother Cory and wife Kristen Ingram of Charlotte; sister, Allison Georger of Huntersville; brother Lee and wife Courtney Shelton of Charlotte; aunt, Sandra Calmes of Greenville, S.C.; his aunt Sally Hagood of Anderson, S.C.; his grandfather Nathan Shelton of Taylors, S.C; two nephews and a niece.
Services were held June 28.
Donations may be made in Cameron’s name to the UNC Charlotte chapter of NAMI via the UNC Charlotte Foundation at 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte NC 28223, or via http://www.uncc.edu/giving.
James Eugene Rogers
HUNTERSVILLE – James Eugene Rogers, 90, of Huntersville, died June 21, 2012.
Born July 25, 1921, in Rowan County, he was a son of the late Fred M. and Maude Stinson Rogers.
He was a member of the Huntersville High Class of 1939 and served in the military during World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Novem Ervin Rogers and siblings Robert and Agnes.
Survivors include his son, Michael E. Rogers (Pattie), and daughter Katherine Rogers of Huntersville; brother Fred Rogers of Charlotte, grandchildren, Tracy Shirlen (Tim) of Kings Mountain, Michelle Grill (Steve) of Hebron, K.Y., Dean Rogers (Stacey) of Charlotte, and Eliana Rogers of Huntersville, five great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 1420 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home and Cremation Service assisted the family.
Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com