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Kenneth Reuben Fritts
Kenneth Reuben Fritts, 73, of Mount Gilead, passed away Monday afternoon, July 28, 2014 at CMC-Main in Charlotte.

A Celebration of Kens Life will be held at 2:00PM, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Gilead. Rev. Lee Edwards and Rev. Jim Harris will officiate. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.

Mr. Fritts was born July 23, 1941 in Davidson County to the late Reuben Lee and Bessie Allison Fritts. He was a retired N C Highway Patrolman. He was an active member of First United Methodist Church and member of Blackmer Lodge, where he had been a past Master. Kenneth was also a Gunsmith, having built Muzzleloader Rifle Replicas. He was a member of the Kentucky Rifle Association.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Tom Fritts.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Beck Fritts of the home; sons, Greg Fritts and wife, Sabrina of Conifer, CO and Lee Fritts and wife Lee of Roswell, GA; grandchildren, Brandilyn Dunning and husband, Miles, Davin Mills, Maggie Fritts, Tabitha Fritts and David Fritts.

Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 176, Mount Gilead, NC 27306.

Hazel "Memaw" Goodman
Hazel "Memaw" Goodman was born to Charley B. and Rena C. Waisner on May 2, 1922.

She entered into the gates of Heaven on July 24, 2014.

Hazel worked for many years as a spinner at American Efird Cotton Mill . In addition to being a full time employee, Hazel was also a mother and homemaker. She was always an excellent cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her friends and family. Over the years, Hazel developed a love of poetry and began writing her own pieces on various subjects, but especially on her love and faith in God. She was very musically talented, and sang in church every Sunday. She passed her love of music on to her children and grandchildren.

Hazel was preceded in death by her loving husband, Rowland Goodman, son Walter Ted Cole Jr, granddaughter Lisa Aucoin and grandson Kyle Cole.

She is survived by her son, David Wayne Cole, and her daughter, Peggy Cole Smith. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren: David Wayne Cole Jr, Danna Cole Talbert, Stephen Harris, Fallon Smith Treadaway, Tracy Cole, Darren Cole, and Sue Aucoin-Jende. Hazel is also survived by 18 great-grandchildren.

The family will be holding a memorial service at the top of Morrow Mountain State Park on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 2pm-4pm. Anyone that would like to attend to pay their respects is welcomed to do so.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Goodman family.

Online condolences may be made at

Nell Corrine Eudy
Nell Corrine Eudy, 75 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at U. N. C. Chapel Hill Hospital.

Nell was born December 8, 1938 in Florida to the late Harry DeLand Hanscom and Ellen L. Hanscom. She was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters Harry D. Hanscom Jr, Amy June Hanscom, Churtis Hanscom and Anne Hanscom.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Friday, August 1, 2014 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Leslee Wray will be on Friday at 3:00 pm in Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle. Cremation will follow the funeral services at a later date.

She is survived by husband, Larry L. Eudy of Albemarle, NC.

Nell attended First Street United Methodist Church and was employed by Phillip's Drug Store.

The family and friends will be at Larry's home on 601 Fernwood Drive following the funeral service on Friday.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Eudy family.

Online condolences may be made at

Jacqueline Bailey
Jacqueline Bailey, 68, of Cameron, passed away Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Sharon Cemetery in Mount Gilead. Rev. Harvey Bailey will officiate. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at Edwards Funeral Home in Mount Gilead.

Jacqueline was born August 20, 1945 in Anson County to the late John Walter and Lilly Geneva Miller Bailey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Roy Benjamin Louis Bailey, Sr. and sister, Martha Allen.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Bailey Hilliard of Cameron; brothers, Kenneth Bailey of Mount Gilead, Rev. Harvey Bailey of SC and Arnell Bailey of TX; sisters, Pauline Shue of Lilesville and Geraldine Bailey of Mount Gilead; two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.