6A MOORESVILLE TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2004 Obituaries Obituary policy
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Bill Annie Hansen Dhen
Aaron obituaries generally only contain names of immediate-
Harwell Rinehardt Ratliff Hansen Elizabeth Dhen, family survivors, such as spouses, children, siblings,
Sept. 3, 1929 Jan. 26, 1915 May 5, 1939 infant daughter of Thomas R.
July 29, 2004 July 30, 2004 Aug. 3, 2004
and Tricia P Dhen of Moor- grandparents and grandchildren.
esville, died July 27, 2004 at
Lake Norman Regional Med-
William “Bill” King Har- Annie Margaret Rinehardt, Oscar Aaron Ratliff, 65, of In addition to her parents,
well, 74, of Mooresville, died 89, of Mooresville, died Fri- Huntersville, died Tuesday,
Hansen is survived by grand-
unexpectedly Thursday, July day, July 30, 2004 at Lake Nor- Aug. 3, 2004 at his home.
parents, Robert Carl and Pa-
29, 2004 at Lake Norman man Regional Medical Center. Born May 5, 1939 in Anson SALES - RENTALS - SERVICE - FINANCING
tricia Voss Pendarvis of Gar-
Regional Medical Center. Born Jan. 26, 1915 in Ca- County, Mr. Ratliff was a son • Power Wheelchairs • 3 or 4 Wheel Scooters
land, Texas and Thomas Ro-
Born Sept. 3, 1929 in barrus County, to the late of Monroe Ratliff, of McFarlan ger Dhen, Sr. and Elizabeth • Lift Chairs • Vehicle Lifts
Mooresville to the late Jesse Claude Melvin and Zula Cox and the late Clara Adams Kirchmier Dhen of Abbing- • Stair Lifts • Hospital Equipment & Supplies
Lee and Annie King Harwell, Rinehardt, she retired from Ratliff. A member of Life Buil- don, Va. • Free In-Home Demonstrations
he graduated from Moores- Burlington Industries after 37 ders Church of God in • Free Set-up & Delivery • Medicare & Medicaid • Private Insurance
ville High School and Western years. She was a lifetime Charlotte, he was employed Funeral services will be
Carolina University. Mr. Har- member of Central United by Harper Corporation of private family services. Workers’ Compensation • All Major Credit Cards
Condolences may sent to
well owned and operated
Home Loan and Finance and
Methodist Church and a
member of Ruby Robinson’s
Mr. Ratliff was married for the family online at 704-658-0817
Harwell Tax Service on Main Sunday School Class. 10 years to Sue Davis Ratliff, www.legacy.com.
Street in Mooresville for more Toll Free 800-298-3789 • Fax Prescriptions To 704-658-0936
Surviving are three broth- who survives.
than 40 years. A U.S. Army Located in Shoppes on the Plaza
veteran, Mr. Harwell served
ers Fred T. Rinehardt and In addition to his wife and Phifer Johnson 381 East Plaza Drive, Mooresville
Frank S. Rinehardt, both of father, survivors include chil-
on the Mooresville Graded April 7, 1933
Mooresville and Melvin M. dren, Harriet White and Lisa
School District Board of Rinehardt of Monroe; a sister, Bolick, both of Mooresville, Aug. 2, 2004
Education for eight years. He Edna Frances Rinehardt of Rodney Ratliff of Atlanta, Ga.,
was a member of First Baptist Mooresville; numerous nieces Jennifer Searcy of Denver, and Phifer Irvin Johnson, 71, of
Church and the Mooresville and nephews, three grand- Kathryn Whittaker of Char- Mooresville, died Monday,
Masonic Lodge #496 AF & AM. nephews, one grandniece and lotte; stepmother, Josephine August 2, 2004 at his home.
Mr. Harwell was married one great grandniece. Ratliff of McFarlan; brothers, Born April 7, 1933, in Hun-
for 49 years to Doris Crouch A brother, Boyce C. Rine- Gayland Ratliff of High Point, tersville to the late Wilson
Harwell, who survives. hardt, and sister, Ruth R. How- Delton Ratliff of Charlotte, Irvin and Janie Pharr John-
Other survivors include ard, preceded her in death. Dallas Ratliff of Wadesboro, son, he was a 1951 graduate
three sons, William K. Har- Funeral services were held and Andrew Ratliff of of Davidson High School. Mr.
well, Jr. of Tucson, Ariz., H. Sunday, Aug. 1 at Cavin-Cook Wadesboro; sisters, Ernestine Johnson was the owner of
Dereck Harwell and Steven L. Funeral Chapel. Burial fol- Brooks of Huntersville, and Phifer I. Johnson Bulldozing
Harwell, both of Mooresville; lowed in Willow Valley Avis Crowley of McFarlan; and Inc. He was a member of First
one sister, Ann H. Gillespie, of Cemetery. nine grandchildren. Presbyterian Church in
Mooresville; four grandchil- In lieu of flowers, memori- Mr. Ratliff was preceded in Mooresville, where he was a
dren, Ryan Harwell, Shannon als may be made to Central death by sisters, Edna Rogers member of the Men’s Bible
Harwell, Heather Harwell and and Esther Carpenter. Class and currently served as
United Methodist Church,
Haley Harwell; and several Funeral services will be at an elder. He also served on
214 N. Academy St., Moores-
nieces and nephews. 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 5 at the advisory board of the
ville, NC 28115 or to the
He was preceded in death American Kidney Fund, 6110 Life Builders Church of God Mooresville Area Bible Teach-
by brothers, Robert William Executive Blvd. Suite 1010, in Charlotte with Rev. Donald ers Association and as chief
Harwell and James Franklin
Harwell and sister, Mary
Rockville, MD 20852.
Whichard officiating. Burial
will follow in Mecklenburg
Memorial Park in Hunters-
of Mt. Mourne Volunteer Fire
Department for more than 25
Great News For
Funeral services were held Aug. 17, 1948
ville. The family will receive Mr. Johnson is survived by
Sunday, Aug. 1 at First Baptist friends from 6:30-8 p.m., to- his wife, Joyce Sparks John-
Aug. 1, 2004
Church in Mooresville. Burial day, Wednesday, Aug. 4, at Life son, whom he married July
Builders Church of God in
followed in Glenwood Me- 18, 1969. Extracorporeal
morial Park. Linda Sue Brown Johnson, Charlotte.
Other survivors include
In lieu of flowers, memori-
als may be made to First
55, of Troutman died Sunday,
Aug. 1, 2004 at her home.
Memorials may be made
to Life Builders Church of
his children, Carrie Johnson Shock Wave
Baptist Church, 150 S. Church Born Aug. 17, 1948, she was God, 730 Oakdale Rd., Char-
and Ben Johnson, both of
St., Mooresville, NC 28115. a daughter of the late Earl lotte, NC 28216.
Franklin and Frances Bost Jacob and Anna; brother, • Non-invasive treatment
Harry Johnson of Moores- • No hospital stay
Greg Kent Brown. Claire Barger ville; sister, Betty Jo Newton • For chronic heel spurs
Oct. 18, 1967 Mrs. Johnson was married Dec. 30, 1919 of Mooresville; nephews and & plantar fasciitis
to Jimmie Stewart Johnson, • Uses sound energy to
July 29, 2004 July 29, 2004 nieces. reduce inﬂammation and
A brother, Donald John- alleviate pain
Others survivors include • ESWT helps those
Stephen Gregory “Greg” Claire Bailey Barger of son, and sister, Shirley Van
sons, James Johnson and Mark who have had heel
Kent, 36, of Mooresville, died Littleton, Colo., formerly of Auken, preceded him in
Johnson, both of Troutman, pain for at least 6 months and
Thursday, July 29, 2004. Mooresville, died Thursday, death.
and Russell Johnson of Moor- failed to respond to other
Born Oct. 18, 1967 in Ra- esville; a daughter, Jeannie C. July 29, 2004 in Littleton, Colo. Graveside services will be conservative treatments.
leigh County, W.Va. to William Born Dec. 30, 1919 in St. held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday,
DR. RAYMOND BROWN
Johnson of Troutman; broth-
J. Kent of Florida and Donna ers, Billy Wayne Brown and Pauls to the late Francis Mon- Aug. 5, 2004 at Glenwood
Matherly Kent of Taylorsville, roe and Addie Sineath Bailey, Memorial Park followed by a
Mr. Kent attended Woodrow
Johnny Mack Brown, both of
Mrs. Barger graduated from memorial service at 11 a.m.
PODIATRIST & FOOT SPECIALIST
Troutman; and one grand- Double Board Certiﬁed
Wilson High School in Beck- daughter, Linda Johnson. Averett College in Danville, at First Presbyterian Church
ley, WVa. He was employed Va. She was a member of St. in Mooresville with Dr. S. 602 Carpenter Avenue
with Lake Norman Paint and
Graveside services will be 11
Mark’s Lutheran Church in Edwin Lewis and Dr. Fred A. NEW N Mooresville, NC 28115
a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 4, LOCATIO
Body. at Rocky Mount UMC with Mooresville and was instru- Coates officiating. The family
Mr. Kent was married to Rev. Jamie Hamrick officiating. mental in providing leader- will receive friends from 3-5
ship that resulted in the p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. to- Please call for information or appointment
Dee Dee Kent, who survives.
In addition to his wife and Franklin Mayhew church’s relocation in 1963 to day, Wednesday, Aug. 4, at
its current property on Cavin-Cook Funeral Home.
parents, survivors include his June 1, 1919
Fieldstone Road. Memorials may be made
daughter, Cheyanne, of
Mooresville, and a sister,
Kristin Stellema of Grand
Aug. 2, 2004
Mrs. Barger was married to
John V. Barger, who preceded
to First Presbyterian Church,
249 W. McLelland Ave., Moor-
NOW HEAR THIS
Rapids, Mich. Franklin Cleo Mayhew, 85, her in death in 1991. esville, NC 28115 and/or the Accep
of Salisbury died Monday, Presented by ting
A memorial service was Survivors include two Mooresville Area Bible Tea-
Aug. 2, 2004 at Genesis Elder- S. Jill Howard, Au.D. New
held Saturday, July 31, in the sons, Jack Barger of Colum- chers Association, P.O. Box Patie
care in Salisbury. bus, Ohio and Rev. Rick Bar- 1091, Mooresville, NC 28115. Doctor of Audiology nts
chapel at Raymer Funeral
Home. Interment will be Born June 1, 1919 in Row- ger of Littleton, Colo.; two sis-
an County to the late Nealey ters, Ailene McGinnis of King
announced at a later date.
Reid and Robert Clyde May- and Dorothy McKenzie of Bill Johnson Does a drawer in your dresser
Memorials may be made hew, he was educated in the Clover, S.C.; five grandchil- Nov. 28, 1956
to the Humane Society of hear better than you do?
Rowan County Schools. Mr. dren, Jenny Barger Salvati of Aug. 1, 2004
Iredell County, P Box 1617, Mayhew retired as trans- Kenosha, Wis., Jason Barger So, your hearing aids ended up in your dresser drawer. Ours don’t, but
Statesville, NC 28687. portation supervisor with the of Columbus, Ohio, Michael cheap hearing aids do! When you buy high quality hearing aids from us,
Rowan County Schools. He Barger of San Diego, Calif., William “Bill” Alexander the process of getting used to wearing those instruments will be more
Mark Bentz was a member of Southside Robert Barger Jr. of Philadel- Johnson, 47, of Denver died successful then when you buy cheap. That’s because we offer 30-day trial
March 18, 1955 Baptist Church in Salisbury phia, Pa., and Elizabeth Bar- Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004 at periods during which time we make the necessary adjustments to help
where he served as a deacon, ger Rose of Decatur, Ga.; and Carolinas Medical Center in you adapt to your newfound hearing. Better hearing does not come
July 31, 2004
Sunday School teacher and four great-grandchildren. Charlotte. from a “Limited Offer, But Now, Only $995!” ad. If you have difficulty
church treasurer. A memorial service was Born Nov. 28, 1956 in hearing in certain situations, begin the process by calling the hearing
Mark Patrick Bentz, 47, of Whiteville to the late Robert professionals at Hearing Services and Hearing Aid Center. We will take
Mooresville, died Saturday, Mr. Mayhew is survived by Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Abiding
his wife, Eleanor Louise Bass Hope Lutheran Church in and Mary Johnson, he the time to make sure that the hearing aids you purchase from us
July 31, 2004 at Lake Norman worked for United Refriger- provide the highest quality hearing at the best possible prices.
Regional Medical Center. Mayhew, whom he married Littleton, Colo. A second me-
on Aug. 31, 1941. morial service will be held at ation in Charlotte.
Born March 18, 1955, in Call Dr. Jill Howard and her staff, who have worked
Surviving are sons, Gary 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13 at Mr. Johnson is survived by closely with thousands of individuals whose hearing
Milwaukee, Wis. to the late Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church
Allen Mayhew and Donald brothers, Robert T. Johnson, aids don’t end up in their dresser drawers.
Authur and Myrtle McKeene in Mooresville with Rev. Doug
Wayne “Bud” Mayhew, both Jr. of Albemarle and Roger
Bentz, he was a truck driver Hill, pastor for Outreach,
and salesman for Track Scan of Salisbury; brother, Charles Johnson of Denver; sister,
Mayhew of Mooresville; sis- Abiding Hope Lutheran Beth Johnson of Ashe; and Ask About
of Mooresville. Church in Colorado, officiat-
ters, Emma Piguerra, Eliza- three nieces. High
Mr. Bentz was married to ing. Burial will be in Glen-
beth Hager and Jetty Stafford, Funeral serviceas will be Definition
Catherine Hertel Bentz, who wood Memorial Park.
survives. all of Mooresville; six grand- held at 2 p.m. today, Wed- Hearing
children and five great- In lieu of flowers, mem- nesday, Aug. 4, in the chapel
Other survivors include grandchildren. bers may be given to the of Raymer Funeral Home.
three children, Adam Bentz
A daughter, Rose Christine Abiding Hope Haitian Interment will follow at (704) 664-7277
of Farmington, Minn., Tiffany Timoun Foundation, 6337 156 Centre Church Rd. • Mooresville
Musil of Tuson, Ariz., and Mayhew, preceded him in
death in 1944. South Robb Way, Littleton, w w w. h e a r i n g s e r v i c e s . b i z
Katie Bentz of Phoenix, Ariz.; CO 80127. See OBITUARIES on Page 8A
four brothers, Art Bentz of Funeral services will be 11
Lewiston, Maine, Don Bentz a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 4
and Tony Bentz, both of Mc- at Southside Baptist Church
Henry, Ill. and Myron Bentz in Salisbury with Rev. Ricky
of Mathiston, Miss.; one sis- Brown officiating. The body
ter, Janet Thuering; six grand-
children, Taylor, Devin,
will lie in state at the church at
10:30 a.m. Burial will be at St.
Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Courtney and Austin Bentz, Michael’s Lutheran Cemetery Since 1925 • Serving You With Dignity
and Andre and Marcus Rich- in Troutman.
ard; and numerous nieces
Memorials may be made 704-664-3363
to Southside Baptist Church, OWNED & OPERATED BY: H. MIKE COOK
All services for Mr. Bentz 500 Morlan Park Rd., P.O. Box 977, Mooresville, NC 28115 • Hwy 150 By-pass, 494 E. Plaza Dr., Mooresville
will be in McHenry, Ill. Salisbury, NC 28146. Fax: 704-664-4112 • Cavinfh@aol.com
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