Gloria McKie

CORNELIUS – Gloria McKie, 93, died June 6, 2014.

She was born March 24, 1921, in Galesburg, Ill., to the late George and Mae Rathbun.

McKie taught at Yates City High School, Altona Public Schools, Alexis High School and Galesburg Churchill Junior High School.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rolland McKie.

Survivors include her sons, William McKie and wife, Janet, and David McKie and wife, Tana Talarico; daughter, Sandra McKie and husband, Michael Magon of Cornelius; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 12 in Galesburg, Ill.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Galesburg, 101 N, Prarie St., Galesburg, IL 61401.

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

 

Warren Lewis Mathews

HUNTERSVILLE – Warren Lewis Mathews, 90, died June 6, 2014.

He was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Athens, Ohio, to the late Ray and Lena Mathews.

Mathews was U.S. Army Air Corp veteran. He worked for Baldwin Supply and retired from General Engineering as a salesman. After retirement he worked for Quick Delivery Service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva LaVera Bingham; sister, Lurene Gift; brother, Floyd Mathews; and one grandchild.

Survivors include his daughter, Rebecca Sheppard and husband, Scott; son, Donald Mathews; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held June 14 at Forest Memorial Park in Milton, W.Va.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Vets Association, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250.

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

 

O’Neal J. Williams Jr.

HUNTERSVILLE – O’Neal J. Williams Jr., 65, died June 6, 2014.

He was born Feb. 13, 1949, to Rachel Beard Williams and the late O’Neal J. Williams Sr.

Williams was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from the United States Postal Service.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Williams.

Survivors include his mother; daughters, Helena, Savannah and Danielle Brown; son, Jay Williams and wife, Mandi; brother, David Williams; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 12 at James Funeral Home.

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

 

Heriberto Gonzalez

HUNTERSVILLE – Heriberto Gonzalez, 87, died June 5, 2014.

He was born Oct. 27, 1926, in Habana, Cuba, to the late Candido and Filomena Gonzalez.

Gonzalez served in the Cuban Army for 14 years and worked in an industrial ceramic plant before retiring.

He was preceded in death by nine siblings.

Survivors include his wife, Serafina Sotolongo Gonzalez; sons, Heriberto and wife, Maria, and Jose and wife, Myra; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at St. Mark Church.

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

 

Laura Phyllis Corken Woods

CORNELIUS – Laura Phyllis Corken Woods, 98, died June 4, 2014.

She was born May 28, 1916 in Burlington Junction, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oran; son, Leon; and sisters, Helen and Kathlene.

Survivors include her son, Ron and wife, Grace; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 7 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 19600 Zion St., Cornelius, NC 28031.

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

 

Herbert Brice Knox

CORNELIUS – Herbert “Hub” Brice Knox, 90, died May 31, 2014.

He was born Dec. 2, 1923, in Mecklenburg County, to the late Robert Brice and Annie Smith Knox.

Knox was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Ralston Purina after more than 30 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Jamie Erin Beard; sister, Jean Lowrance; and brother, Carlyle Knox.

Survivors include his wife, Janet; son, Herbert Brice Knox Jr. and wife, Mandy; daughter, Karen Beard and husband, David; brother, Max Knox and wife, Joan; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 2 at Bethel Presbyterian Church.

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