James "Jim" A. Lengyel, 70, of Gastonia passed away on February 14, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Lengyel was born in Cleveland, OH. on April 1, 1944 to the late Andrew and Ann Choma Lengyel. He was recently retired after 37 years service with US Airways and was a US Air Force Veteran. Survivors include two sons, Joel and Wes Lengyel. Arrangements are to be held privately by the family.
June Anne West, 61, of Charlotte, passed away on Thursday February 26, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ms. West was born in Charlotte on Oct. 1, 1953 to the late John Frances Brown, Jr and June Margaret Sowadzki Brown. Survivors include her 3 children, Cindy Timmons, Neil Kissiah and Joey West. 5 grandchildren, Amanda, Greg, Jacob, Lily and Edwin, Brother and sisters, Carolyn Johnikin of Charlotte, Johnny Brown of Rock Hill, SC, Ellen Walters of Huntersville, Beverly Lands, Mary Brown and Susie Reese, all of Augusta, Ga.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday March 5, 2015 at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church with Father Frank Cancro Officiant.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church Building Fund, 503 North Main St, Belmont, NC 28012.
Hey girl you look beautiful - Love you always, EllenEllen Brown Walters
June Anne love and miss you. Don`t forget to come see me. I am waiting. Love BevBev Lands
William Ben Ray "Bill", 82, of Charlotte died at the Asbury Care Center at the Methodist Home on February 5, 2015. Bill was born in Barnardsville, NC on December 20, 1932, to Vannie and Clifford Ray. He retired from Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System after 32 years of service. He and his wife, Edlin, met as students at Western Carolina University. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church where he served God in many ways.
Bill is survived by his wife of 55 years, Edlin Ray; and their children Nicole Ward and Nerissa Helms (husband, Chad Helms); grandchildren, Blake Ward and Dillon & Elizabeth Helms; brothers, Loren Ray of Fort Myers, FL and his twin brother, Bob Ray (wife, Susie Ray) of Cullowhee, NC and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.
A memorial service to celebrate Bill`s life will be held at 2:30 PM on Sunday, February 8, 2015, with Rev. Jim Humphries officiating at Christ UMC. Visitation will be at the church at 1:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the HELP Fund at Christ UMC, 8020 Bellhaven Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28216.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Asbury Care Center and to Hospice & Palliative Care, Charlotte Region.
Dear Edlin,Louise and I express our regrets for the loss of Bill to you, your children, Bill`s twin Bob and wife susie that we have shared Cullowhee for many years, and to all the members of Christ United Methodist who live now and before, especially to Howard and Ida Brock, Ron`s mother and step father who Bill paid kind attention to during their lste life. We always remember and always will those few times that we were able to be together and play bridge. Love to all of you, Ron and louise Marshall PO Box 684 Cullowhee, NC 28723 firstname.lastname@example.orgRon and Louise Marshall
I have thought of you all constantly. You will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers as you face this day and the days to come. There is a peace that surpasses understanding...rest in it.Melanie Royal & the Royal boys
Joe and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying over all my sweet friend.Joe & Kathy Sweeney
Aunt Edlin, Nicole, and Nerissa My deepest condolences on the passing of Uncle Bill. I`m so sorry for not making it there in your time of need. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Terry and Barb PateTerry and Barb Pate
Roy D. "Clem" Worst Jr., 54 of Mt. Holly, passed away on Jan. 28, 2015 at CMC Cleveland Hospital in Shelby, NC. Mr. Worst was born Jan. 18, 1961 in Mecklenburg County, son of Roy D. Worst Sr and Doris Peterson Worst. He was a driver for the US Postal Service and was a happy person who enjoyed life in general. He loved movies, fishing, outdoors and older cars. Survivors include his companion, Vera Williams. Sister, JoAnn Rocha and also nieces and nephews, Brittany Allen, Jeremy Allen I, Jeremy Allen II, and Jazmine Allen. Services will be private by the family. In Lieu of flowers, memorial made to the family % of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, 101, Oak Grove St., Mt. Holly, NC 28120.