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Reece Eury
Reece Eury, 73, of Oakboro passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Morningside Assisted Living, Concord, NC. His funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday, November 29, 2015 in Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Branan Hooven, Elder Ritchie Broadway, and Elder Mitchell Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home on Saturday evening from 5 until 8 PM where the body will remain until taken to the church to lie in state 30 minutes prior to the hour of service.

Born July 30, 1942 in Stanly County, NC, Mr. Eury was the son of the late John Vites Eury and Clemmie Louise Huneycutt Eury. Mr. Eury retired from Alcoa with 28 years of service and later retired from Michelin. He was a member of Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church. He was a member of the 25 year club at Alcoa and also was formerly a scout master for many years with Troop 210 in Oakboro.

Mr. Eury is survived by his wife, Sarah Tucker Eury of the home. Other survivors include son Russell Todd Eury and wife Angelica of Red Cross, daughter Amy Eury Ott and husband Greg of Knoxville, TN, grandchildren Courtney Taylor Ott, Chandler MacKenzie Ott, Brittany Leigh Eury and Vites Trä Parker Eury.

Those wishing to make memorial gifts may send them to Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church, C/O Reggie Medlin, 36804 Mauldin Rd., Albemarle, NC 28001

Helen Hagler
Mrs. Helen Hagler, 87 years of age, of Concord, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Helen was born November 11, 1928 in Stanly County to the late Tannas Bascom Tucker Sr. and the late Maude Elmar Tucker. She was also preceded in death by husband, Jennings Wilbur Hagler.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Broadus Baptist Church at 59 Green St, Concord, NC 28027. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm in the church sanctuary and will be officiated by Rev. Rodney Quesenberry. Burial will follow at the West Concord Cemetery.

Survivors include daughter, Tammy (Eric) Poole of Concord; brother, Tim (Barbara) Tucker of Concord; sister, Peggy (Hubert) Ritchie of Concord; sister, Sadie (Joe) Steen of Rockingham, NC; grandson, Jeremy Poole and girlfriend, Krisiti Abbott of Concord; and grandson, Jonathan (Autumn) Poole of Concord.

Memorials may be made to Tucker Hospice House; 5005 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Hagler family.

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Karina Elga Krumins
Karina Elga Krumins, 60 years of age, of Concord, NC passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis, NC.

Karina was born February 18, 1955 in Cleveland, OH to Egons O. and Irina Krumins.

The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm on Monday, November 30, 2015 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord, NC, and at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr, Warren, MI on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 9am to 11am. The funeral service will follow in the A.H. Peters Funeral Home Chapel at 11am. The burial will follow at the Resurrection Cemetery, 18201 Clinton River Rd., Clinton Township, MI .

In addition to her parents, Egons and Irina Krumins of Aurora, OH, she is survived by her husband of 31 years, John Bickel of Concord, NC; and sister, Christine O. Krumins-Warras of Northville, MI.

She was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Robert L. Warras.

Karina was employed by the Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU). She enjoyed tennis, hiking, and travel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38101.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord, NC and A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Warren, MI is serving the Bickel/Krumins families.

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Juanita Ann Washam Poplin
Juanita Ann Washam Poplin, age 73, of New London, passed away Thursday November 26, 2015, at her home in New London.

Juanita was born October 27, 1942, to the late Ben Atkins Washam and Clara Goodnight Washam. She was preceded in death on July 24, 2015, by her husband of 46 years, Joseph M. Poplin.

The family will receive friends at Hartsell Funeral Home on Sunday evening November 29, 2015, from 6 to 8 pm. A service of worship and celebration of life will be held at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel on Monday, November 30, 2015, at 11am. The burial will follow in the Poplin Family Cemetery at the homeplace. Rev. Steve Combs will officiate at the service and burial.

Survivors include son, Shane Poplin and wife, Jill Klosterman of Albemarle, two step daughters, Kelly Morean (Bill) of Red Lodge, MT, Kim Shehan (Michael) of Orlando, FL; three step grandchildren, McKenzie, Madison and Nicholas Morean; two sisters, Kathy W. Miller (Dennis) of High Point and Sarah W. Lowe (Richard) of Huntersville; niece, Carrie Miller of Greensboro; and nephews, Ben Miller, Brandon Lowe, and Bryan Lowe, all of Huntersville.

Juanita graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1961, attended Pfeiffer College and graduated from Kings Business College in Charlotte. She had a varied secretarial career working for First Union Bank, the FBI during the late 60s in Charlotte, Florida Steel Drum in Harrisburg and Tuscarora Yarns in Mt. Pleasant. Juanita was a member of the Alexandriana Chapter of the NCSDAR in Huntersville, a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Millingport and served 18 years on the Board of Directors for Union Power, Monroe, NC.

Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 20987 NC 73 Hwy, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Hospice of Stanly County and the Uwharrie, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Poplin family.

Robert Stowe Brooks, Sr.,
Robert Stowe Brooks, Sr., 80 years of age, of Monroe, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Woodridge Assisted Living in Monroe.

Stowe was born November 11, 1935 in Union County to the late Robert Glenn Brooks and the late Alma Henrietta Griffin Brooks.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Love's Grove United Methodist Church, 4360 Polk Ford Road, Stanfield. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Jim White will follow at 3:00 PM. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Alice Brooks of Monroe; son, Robert Stowe (Pam) Brooks, Jr. of Monroe; daughter, Mary Brooks (Jim) Ellis of Monroe; grandchildren, Ben (Hope) Brooks of Charlotte, Dan (Kasey) Brooks of Monroe, Mary Anna Ellis of Boone; five great grandchildren, Ava, Henry, Theo, Abby, and Maci Alice Brooks.

A farmer his entire life, Stowe loved nature and all things outdoors. For 6 5 years he faithfully tended the land and animals that brought so much joy to his life.

Memorials may be made to Love's Grove United Methodist Church, PO Box 276, Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Brooks family.

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Pamela Sue Haggerty
Pamela Sue Haggerty, 60 years of age, of Concord, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015.

Pam was born November 17, 1955 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Edward Haggerty and the late Gloria Haggerty. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Skyler Haggerty and Jimmy Haggerty; as well as her grandson, Steven Thomas Haggerty.

A life celebration for Pam will be held on Wednesday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm at the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Concord, officiated by Rev. Ryan Hodgins. At other times the family will be gathering at the home of her daughter, Honey Watson.

Pam was passionate about her church, her family and her garden. She loved to spend time making homemade Christmas decorations, as well as experimenting with new recipes. In her younger years she frequently enjoyed horseback riding, as well as being a member of the Cabarrus County Saddle Club. Pam was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend.

Survivors include her daughter, Honey Watson of Concord; her son, Sean Haggerty of Athens, GA; and her son, Eric Haggerty of Gold Hill, NC; her grandchildren, Devion, Gavin, Keely, Khloe and Harper; as well as several brothers and sisters.

Memorials may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Concord.

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Margie Furr Widenhouse
Margie Furr Widenhouse, 93 years of age, of Concord, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Margie was born November 5, 1922 in Cabarrus County to the late Samuel Jefferson Furr and Laura Smith Furr.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the St. Stephens Wesleyan Church Cemetery, 7601 Brush Arbor Rd., Concord officiated by Rev. Gary Morris.

Survivors include two nephews, Michael Furr and Gary Barrier both of Mount Pleasant; two nieces, Thelma Kiser of Concord and Pat Mueller of Winston Salem.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane Kannapolis. NC.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Widenhouse family.

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