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Gary Steve Eudy
Gary Steve Eudy, 69 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his home.

Gary was born September 7, 1946 in Stanly County to the late Marvin Albert Eudy and the late Rona Burris Eudy. He was also preceded in death by sister, Lottie Mae Mellon, brothers, Keith, Tony, and Tim Eudy; and grandson, Douglas Ray Farmer.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Monday, February 8, 2016 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel, officiated by Rev. Ron Honeycutt. Military honors will be conducted by Stanly County DAV, chapter 12. At other times, the family will be gathering at his home.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Mildred Belinda Blackwelder Eudy of the home; sons, Gary Eudy, Jr. and wife Eddy of Asheville, AL, Terry Eudy and wife Denise of Mt. Holly, Steve Eudy and wife Amanda of Millingp ort, daughters, Amy Ross and husband Tim of Archdale, Yvonne Furr and husband Gary of Albemarle, brothers, Mike Eudy and wife Pat of Albemarle, David Eudy and wife Casina of Albemarle; 16 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren.

Gary honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a retired truck driver and mechanic. He enjoyed spending time gardening and fishing.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County and the Uwharrie, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Eudy family.


Joel Jethro Drake
Joel Jethro Drake, 96 years of age of age, of Midland, passed away S away Saturday, February 6, 2016 a 2016 at his residence in Midlan Midland.

Joel was born January 27, 1920 1920 in Union County to the late late John Alexander Drake and the the late Carrie Elizabeth Drak Drake. He was also preceded in d in death by wife, Eunice Lee Drak Drake; brothers, Grady Alex Alexander Drake, Sherman Mars Marshall Drake, John Vann Drak Drake, Billy J. "Bob" Drake, and and Curtis Landon Drake; sist sisters, Mary Alice Drake Kike Kiker, and Alice Drake McDa McDaniel.

The family will receive fr friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm pm, Monday, February 8, 2016 at at Hartsell Funeral Home of Mi Midland. The funeral service of officiated by Rev. Tom Gibbs wi will be at 3:30 pm, Tuesday, Fe February 9, 2016 at First Ba Baptist Church of Midland. Bu Burial will follow at the Fi First Baptist Cemetery, 4720 Ga Garmon Mill Rd., Midland. The bo body will lie in state 30 mi minutes prior to the se service.

He is survived by his son, Tim Drake of Charlotte; daughter, Faith Alexander of Albemarle; granddaughters, Jennifer Drake Carter, Tammy Alexander Warren; great grandchildren, Parris, Pierce, Paxton, and Peylin Carter; and sister, Joy Eudy Eudy.

Memorials may be made to Ho Hospice of Cabarrus, 5003 Ho Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28 28081.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Drake family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com


Johnnie Mae Long Thompson
Mrs. Johnnie Mae Long Thompson, Thompson, 72 years of age, of Locust, pa Locust, passed away Saturday, February 6 February 6, 2016 at PruittHeal PruittHealth-Union Pointe in Monroe.

Monroe.

Johnnie was born April 18, 1943 in 1943 in Stanly County to the late Geo late George Wilson Long and the late the late Maggie Mescitous Watkins Watkins Long. She was also preceded preceded in death by husband, James La James Larry Thompson; and brother, brother, Lee Roy Long.

The family will receive friend friends from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Tu pm, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Lov at Love's Grove United Method Methodist Church, Stanfield. The fu The funeral service will follow follow at 1:00 pm in the church church sanctuary and will be offici officiated by Rev. Jim White. Burial Burial will follow at the church church cemetery at 4360 Polk Ford R Ford Road, Stanfield.

Survivors include son, Jame James "Jimmy" Thompson of Locu Locust; daughter, Julie Ann Thom Thompson Klausman of Midland; a gr a grandson, Matthew Klausman; and and ten siblings, Geneva Hart Hartsell, FW (Shelby) Long, Robe Robert (Peggy) Long, Martha (Jer (Jerry) Efird, HB Long, Linda (Gra (Grady) Troutman, Frances (Tom (Tom) Campbell, Ray Long, Mary Mary (Bill) Taylor, and Bobby (Gwe (Gwen) Long.

Memorials may be made to Lo Love's Grove United Methodist Ch Church Building Fund; PO Box 27 276, Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Thompson family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com


Zebbie Thomas Honeycutt
Zebbie Thomas Honeycutt, 63 years o years of age, of Oakboro, passed passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 5, 2016 at his home. Zebbie was born August 23, 1952 i 1952 in Monroe to the late Thomas Thomas Hubert Honeycutt and the la the late Carrie Elizabeth Thomas Thomas Honeycutt.

The family will receive frie friends from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, pm, Monday, February 8, 2016 at H at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albe Albemarle. The funeral serv service will follow at 1:00 pm i pm in Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefl Lefler Memorial Chapel. The buri burial will be at Oakboro Ceme Cemetery, 1397 North Main Stre Street, Oakboro. At other time times, the family will be gath gathering at his home.

He is survived by his sons, Ni Nicholas Honeycutt and wife Kr Kristin of Albemarle, and Se Seth Honeycutt of Oakboro; gr grandchildren, Ryan and Eli Ho Honeycutt, both of Albemarle; si sister, Ann Efird and husband Ro Roger of Oakboro; brothers, Do Don Honeycutt and wife Kathy of of Monroe, Johnny Honeycutt an and wife Sue of Charlotte, an and Ronny Honeycutt and wife Ma Made of Conover.

Memorials may be made to Oakboro United Methodist Church, 405 N. Main St., Oakboro, NC 28129, or the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.

Hartsell Funeral Home of A Albemarle is serving the H Honeycutt family.


Patsy Naomi Whitley Lee
Patsy Naomi Whitley Lee 67 of Norwoo Norwood died Friday Aftern Afternoon, February 5, 2016 at Bap at Baptist Medical Center in Winsto Winston Salem.

The family will receive frie friends from 4:00 until 6:00 Mond Monday Afternoon, February 8 at E at Edwards Funeral Home in Norw Norwood.

Patsy was born April 8, 1948 in in Stanly County. She was a da daughter of the late Shepherd an and Lois Tucker Whitley. She wa was a retired School Bus Dr Driver for Stanly County Sc Schools and was of the Pe Pentecostal Faith.

She is survived by her husband James Thomas Jim Lee of the home. One son Matthew Lee of the home. Three daughters, Maria Shelton of Norwood, Katrina Denniger of Supply, and Amber George of Blountville, TN. Four Grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to E Edwards Funeral Home, PO Box 7 765, Norwood, NC 28128


Joel Jethro Drake
Joel Jethro Drake, 96 years of age, of Midland, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his residence in Midland.

Joel was born January 27, 1920 in Union County to the late John Alexander Drake and the late Carrie Elizabeth Drake. He was also preceded in death by wife, Eunice Lee Drake; brothers, Grady Alexander Drake, Sherman Marshall Drake, John Vann Drake, Billy J. "Bob" Drake, and Curtis Landon Drake; sisters, Mary Alice Drake Kiker, and Alice Drake McDaniel.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2016 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Tom Gibbs will be at 3:30 pm, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Midland. Burial will follow at the First Baptist Cemetery, 4720 Garmon Mill Rd., Midland. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service.

He is survived by his son, Tim Drake of Charlotte; daughter, Faith Alexander of Albemarle; grandd aughters, Jennifer Drake Carter, Tammy Alexander Warren; great grandchildren, Parris, Pierce, Paxton, and Peylin Carter; and sister, Joy Eudy.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Drake family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com


Johnnie Mae Long Thompson
Mrs. Johnnie Mae Long Thompson, 72 years of age, of Locust, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at PruittHealth-Union Pointe in Monroe.

Johnnie was born April 18, 1943 in Stanly County to the late George Wilson Long and the late Maggie Mescitous Watkins Long. She was also preceded in death by husband, James Larry Thompson; and brother, Lee Roy Long.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Love's Grove United Methodist Church, Stanfield. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm in the church sanctuary and will be officiated by Rev. Jim White. Burial will follow at the church cemetery at 4360 Polk Ford Road, Stanfield.

Survivors include son, James "Jimmy" Thompson of Locust; daughter, Julie Ann Thompson Klausman of Midland; a grandson, Matthew Klausman; and ten siblings, Geneva Hartsell, FW (Shelby) Long, Robert (Peggy) Long, Martha (Jerry) Efird, HB Long, Linda (Grady) Troutman, Frances (Tom) C ampbell, Ray Long, Mary (Bill) Taylor, and Bobby (Gwen) Long.

Memorials may be made to Love's Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund; 4360 Polk Ford Rd, Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Thompson family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com


Arleane Huneycutt Medlin
Arleane Huneycutt Medlin, 83 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, Feb February 4, 2016 at Stanly Regional Medical Center in Albemarle.

Arleane was born April 22, 1932 in Stanly County to the late Grady Lee Huneycutt and the late Myrtle Dixie Smith Huneycutt Huneycutt.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Medlin, in 1997.

The family will receive friends Monday February 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Hartsell Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle officiated by Ronnie Harris the burial will follow at Coyle Baptist Church Church Cemetery at 12168 Coyle Rd., Stanfield.

Survivors include one son, Homerlee Medlin; daughters, Wanda Medlin, Myrtle Osborne, Cara Love, and Colleen Medlin, all of Albemarle; one sister, Rosa Bullard of Albemarle; one brother, Hoyle Huneycutt of Midland; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hartsell Funeral Home, c/o Arleane Medlin Account, PO Box 7, Albemarle, NC 28002 .

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Medlin family.