Marion Grantham Floyd

DENVER – Marion Grantham Floyd, 73, died Dec. 4, 2013.

She was born May 30, 1940, in Coffey County, Ga., to the late Gerald and Ruby Stone Grantham. 

Floyd was an accountant for the City of Charlotte before retirement.

Survivors include her daughters, Lisa Shrowder and Dedra Hooton and husband Andrew; and four grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Dec. 6 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House.

Condolences: Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, www.raymerfh.com.


Joann Brown Morrow

HUNTERSVILLE – Joann Brown Morrow, 80, died Dec. 3, 2013, at her home.

She was born Dec. 28, 1932, in Mecklenburg County, to the late Arthur and Maggie Hall Brown.

She was preceded in death by her son, Richard; and grandson, Patrick.

Survivors include her husband, Daniel; daughter, Deborah Draughn and husband Rick; and one grandson.

Graveside services were held Dec. 5 at Bethel Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith St., Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036; or Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius, NC 28031.

Condolences: James Funeral Home, www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.

 

Linda Pondexter Myers

CHARLOTTE – Linda Pondexter Myers, 62, died Dec. 3, 2013, at University Hospital.

She was born Oct. 27, 1951, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to the late Rufus and Pecora Pondexter. Myers was a food service worker for Barnette Elementary School.

Survivors include her husband, Romus Myers Jr.; sons, Jaye Pondexter and Romus Myers III; daughters, Crystal Murray and husband William, Rasheida Phillips and husband David, Angel Myers and Brandi Myers; brothers, Johnny, Lester and Tony; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Dec. 7 at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson.

Condolences: James Funeral Home, www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.

 

Blanche Foard Rodgers

CORNELIUS – Blanche Foard Rodgers, 102, died Dec. 2, 2013.

She was born Jan. 31, 1911, in Union County, to the late James Franklin and Mary Jane Hooks Foard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jyles.

Survivors include her nieces, Caroline Beamer, Mary Alice Plowman, Donna Smith, Ruth Schmidt and Polly Pressley.

Funeral services were held Dec. 4 at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lake Norman, 705 Griffith St., Suite 203, Davidson, NC 28036.

Condolences: James Funeral Home, www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.

 

Colleen Barry Avnayim

DENVER – Colleen Barry Avnayim, 50, died Nov. 28, 2013.

She was the daughter of Patricia Barry and the late Edward Barry.

Survivors include her mother; husband, Gary Avnayim; and brother, Michael Barry and wife Tina.

Good Samaritan Funeral Home served the family.

 

Wanda Barkley Ellis

HUNTERSVILLE – Wanda Barkley Ellis, 60, died Nov. 21, 2013, at Levine and Dickson Hospice House.

She was born Oct. 22, 1953, in Mecklenburg County, to the late Tom and Margie Barkley.

Ellis worked as an office manager at the North Meck Land Field.

Survivors include her husband, Eddy; children, Rodger Garrett, Chris Garrett and Tina Shelton; sister, Nona Blair and husband Richard and Allen Barkley; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services were held Nov. 26 at James Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the family, care of Nona Blair, 18701 Bluff Point Road, Cornelius, NC 28031.

Condolences: James Funeral Home, www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.

 

Bruce Henry Smith

HUNTERSVILLE – Bruce Henry Smith, 79, died Nov. 30, 2013, at Levine and Dickson Hospice House.

He was born June 7, 1934, in Rowan County, to the late Mack and Madre Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Teal Smith.

Survivors include his daughter, Ginger Mandujano and husband Mario; sons, Whit and Winston and wife Kim; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Dec. 7 at James Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to SouthLake Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 13820 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville, NC 28078.

Condolences: James Funeral Home, www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com.

 

Brenda Bryant Pope

HUNTERSVILLE – Brenda Bryant Pope, 53, died Nov. 19, 2013, at her home.

She was born Dec. 23, 1959, in Williamsburg, Ky., to Venus Lamb Bryant and the late Roy Bryant.

Survivors include her mother; sons, Kyle, Kevin and wife Mary, and Russell and wife Jennifer; daughter, Jessica; brother, Charlie Bryant; sister, Linda Champion; and four grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Condolences: Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, www.raymerfh.com.