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Harold Wade Sprinky Burris
Harold Wade Sprinky Burris, 80, of Albemarle passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 in his home. His service will be 2 PM Monday, September 26, 2016 in Stony Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Lanny Lancaster and Rev. Leslee Wray officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6 until 8 PM at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care.

Born December 30, 1935 in Montgomery County, NC, he was the son of the late Wade Burris and Mamie Mills Burris and was a retired truck driver with Collins and Aikman. After retirement, he drove tour buses all over the country. He was a member of Stony Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Burris was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed doing mission work and serving people and was an active member of the United Methodist Men at Stony Hill. He was a nature lover and he enjoyed watching animals in his back yard through the picture window. He also enjoyed riding four wheelers, hunting, fishing, doing yardwork, tending to his Koi pond, and spending time with his fur baby, Sadie.

Mr. Burris is survived by his wife Sylvia Mauldin Burris. Other survivors include son Todd Burris and wife Ginger of Albemarle, daughters Lisa Burris of Cornelius and Amy Burleson and husband Barrett of Albemarle, grandchildren Kaitlin and Kinsley Burris and Kelsey and Preston Burleson. A sister Patricia Archer preceded him in death.


Maynolia Rummage Herrin
Maynolia Rummage Herrin, 98, of Albemarle passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. Her funeral service will be 11 AM Monday, September 26, 2016 in Union Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Church and Rev. Jeremy Blake officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care on Sunday evening from 6 until 8 PM.

Born May 19, 1918 in Stanly County, NC, she was the daughter of the late George Nelson Rummage and Pearlie Mae Hinson Rummage and was a homemaker. She was the oldest living member of Union Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Herrin was a sweet, loving mother and grandmother to her family. She loved everybody and most of all, she loved the Lord. One of her joys in life was playing the piano, especially old hymns.

Mrs. Herrin was preceded in death by her first husband, Joe Allen Smith and her second husband Clifton J. Herrin. She was also preceded in death by her children Gary Orlando Smith and Jenelle Smith Faulkner and grandchildren Tommy Preslar and Gary Orlando Smith II. She is survived by her granddaughter Michelle S. Bouvette of Davidson, daughter-in-law Barbara Smith of Albemarle, brothers Spencer Rummage of Mooresville and Avery Rummage of Albemarle, and great-granddaughter, Madeleine Bouvette.


Gary Wayne Morton
Gary Wayne Morton, 67 years of age, of Oakboro, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.

Gary was born August 19, 1949 in Stanly County to the late Ralph Columbus Morton and the late Flora Geraldine Furr Morton. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Tony & Jerry Morton.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by Rev. James Lopes, will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Oakboro Church of God, 712 N. Main St., Oakboro. He will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service. The burial will follow at Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Route 2, Polkton. At other times, the family will be gathering at the home.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Wanda Ann Helms Morton of the home; sons, Lanny Morton of Oakboro, Bobby Morton and wife Cherri of Norwood; grandchildren, Wanda Morton of Norwood, Jessie Morton of Oakboro; brothers, Darrell Morton and wife Linda of Oakboro, David Morton and wife Nancy of Oakboro, Roger Morton of Albemarle; sisters, Mary Pennington and husband Jeff of Albemarle, and Linda Morton of Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Hartsell Funeral Home, PO Box 7, Albemarle, NC 28002 or by credit card, call 704-983-1188 for funeral expenses.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Morton family.


Rose Janette Barnes
Rose Janette Barnes, 78 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016 at Bethany Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Albemarle.

Mrs. Barnes was born August 12, 1938 in Stanly County to the late Leonard Alexander Hitchcock and the late Lillian Wright Hitchcock. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kenneth Barnes, Sr.; sisters, Louise Summerset, Beatrice Bartrip, Mildred Mauldin Morefield., and Helen Holt; brothers, Warren Hitchcock, Carlyle Hitchcock , Ralph Hitchcock, and Harrold Hitchcock.

Janette had a special fondness for animals such as horses and cats. She was a Purchasing Director at Pfeiffer University for over 20 years.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM , Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle . The funeral service will be on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM at Bethel United Methodist Church at 44118 Highway 740 in New London. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include son, Robert Kenneth Barnes, Jr. and wife Maxine of New London; and grandchildren, Kenneth "Kenny" Mac Barnes and Robert "Robby" Watson Barnes; and sister, Lois Ward

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 225, N. Michigan Ave., FL. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Barnes family.