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Dallas Monk Hatley
Dallas Monk Hatley, 59, of Albemarle passed away Monday August 25, 2014 in his home. His funeral service will be 2 PM Thursday August 28, 2014 at Open Door Baptist Church with Rev. Nathan Hammill, Rev. Mike Martin, and Rev. Kevin Munsin officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 PM.

Born October 11, 1954, he was the son of Lillie Ann Blalock Hatley of Albemarle and the late Charles Dallas Hatley. He was a logger with Moorehead Logging and a member of Open Door Baptist Church. He was also an avid fisherman.

In addition to his mother, he is also survived by his former wife Sandra K. Beck, daughters Tonya Eudy of New London and Jennifer Hogan of Albemarle, brother Terry Rickey Hatley of Albemarle, 5 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.

At other times the family will be at 37165 Melton Rd., Albemarle NC 28001.

Elizabeth "Pat" Amelia Tucker Coble
Elizabeth "Pat" Amelia Tucker Coble, 82 years of age, of Locust, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at Forrest Oakes Healthcare Center in Albemarle.

Pat was born June 9, 1932 in Stanly County to the late Paul Arthur Tucker and the late Fronia Sasser Tucker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herman Price Coble; and son, Steve Coble.

The graveside service will be at 3 pm on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, 12568 Philadelphia Church Road in Stanfield, with Rev. Dwight Mabry officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. At other times the family will be gathering at the home of her daughter, Paula.

She is survived by her daughter, Paula C. Eagle and husband Scott of Faith; grandsons, Mark Coble of Locust, and Dylan Eagle of Faith; granddaughter, Paige Eagle of Faith; brother, Paul Tucker, Jr. and wife, Lynn of Raleigh.

Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She was an animal lover, and enjoyed flowers and working in the family nursery.

Memorials may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 280, Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the family.

Online condolences may be made at

Donald Ray Carter
Donald Ray Carter, 74 years of age, of Concord, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Carolina's Medical Center- Northeast in Concord.

Donald was born October 8, 1939 in Cabarrus County to the late Robert Lewis Carter Jr. and Geneva McDonald Carter. He was also preceded in death by brother, Doy Mack Carter. Donald was a U.S. Army Veteran serving for 32 years and was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. His lifelong hobby was working with local high school marching bands and creating floral designs and enjoyed assisting local florists in making arrangements.

Survivors include brothers, Larry Gene Carter and Dale Alan Carter of Concord, Marvin Wayne Carter of North Myrtle Beach, SC; nephew, Thad Carter of Matthews; niece, Jeannie Carter-Siddle of Concord.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, Concord. The funeral service will follow in the church at 4:00 pm officiated by Rev. Jimmy Hall. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 5340 Flowes Store Road, Concord NC 28025.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Carter family.

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Bennie Webster Efird
Bennie Webster Efird, 75 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at his home.

Bennie was born January 28, 1939 in Stanly County to the late Claude Flave Efird and the late Maggie Josephine Hartsell Efird. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Florence Burris, Ruby Hinson, and Sarah Rand.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Friday at Paul's Crossing Baptist Church in Richfield officiated by Rev. Keith W. Walters. He will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service. The burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory in Albemarle. At other times the family will be gathering at the home.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Louise Barrier Efird of the home; son, David Efird and wife Kim; daughter, Donna Blake; son, Lamar Efird and wife Laura; sisters, Eva Rowell, Nellie Furr, and Autie Furr; special friend, Serria Trinkey; six grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001, and Paul's Crossing Baptist Church, 40461 Paul's Crossing Rd., Richfield, NC 28137.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Efird family.

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William Scott Hiscox
William Scott Hiscox, 62, of Norwood passed away early Wednesday morning, August 27, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Albemarle. Father Peter Fitzgibbons will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00, Friday evening, August 29, 2014 at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood. A Rosary will be held at 5:30pm in Edwards Chapel.

Scott was born February 23, 1952 in Salem, Ohio to the late William Thomas Hiscox and Shirley Rae McDevitt Hiscox. He was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an active member of Wheelin Sportsman Club where he participated in many outdoor activities. Scott was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church where he served with the Knights of Columbus and was former president of St. Anns Parish Council in Sebring, OH and was a retired salesman. Scott and his wife, Glenda were both natives of Lisbon, OH. Scott will be remembered for his kind and caring personality. He easily made friends and never met a stranger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father and mother in law, Glen and Felicia F. Gallo.

Scott is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Gallo Hiscox of the home; daughters, Melissa Anne Hiscox of Albemarle, Emily Hiscox Smith and husband, Jeremy of Norwood and Alicia Hiscox Parisi and husband, Christoper of Bath; seven grandchildren, Luke, Grace and Jack Smith, Sophie and Stella Shahan, Mollie Eanes and Liam Parisi; sisters, Julianne Little of Lisbon,OH, Kimberly Hiscox and companion, Linda Kyser of Prattsville, AL and Kelly Hampson and husband Rev. Keith Hampson of LaFollette, TN; one brother, Kevin Hiscox and wife, Tammy of Lisbon, OH.

Memorials may be made to: NWTF  Attn: Sawtooth Oak Hunt, BRS, P. O. Box 456, Richfield, NC 28137 or to charity of the donors choice.