12/28/15 – Our thought and prayers go out to Xan Pilgram of Hickory Real Estate Group for the loss of her grandfather, L. D. Bingham of Hickory, Jenkins Funeral Home of Newton will be assisting the family.  Cards can be sent to Xan Pilgram, Hickory Real Estate Group, 813 Main Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602.

12/23/15 – Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jennifer Rockette of Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell for the unexpected loss of her mother, Virginia Rose Alvarado, age 62, of Taylorsville, passed away at her residence on December 17, 2015. There are no formal arrangements at this time. The family requests that memorials be made to Jackson’s fund in care of Christian Fellowship Church; 455 Friendship Church Rd; Taylorsville, NC 28681.  Alexander Funeral Service of Taylorsville will be assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  Cards can be sent to Jennifer Rockette, Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell, 127 1st Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.

11/25/15 – Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jane Willis of Century 21 American Homes for the unexpected loss her husband, Greg on Tuesday, November 24th. Following a brief service in the chapel at Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory on December 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm, the family will receive friends in the William E. (Jack) Bass memorial building at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or the American Red Cross, 409 8th Ave, NE, Hickory, NC 28601.  Cards may be sent to Jane Willis, Century 21 American Homes, 3175 Hwy 70 SE, Suite A, Newton, NC 28658.

11/30/15 – Please keep Victoria Lee with Platinum Property Group Inc. in your prayers for the loss of her father, Leon Irving. He passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 in Florida. A memorial service was held Saturday, November 28 at 3:00 pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Memorials may be made to your local volunteer fire company or a charity of your choice. Cards may be sent to Victoria Lee, Platinum Property Group, 4996 Hickory Blvd, Hickory, NC 28601.

Lois Leonard with Realty Executives Hickory, mother, Nancy Bowman, 58, of Lenoir, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015. The family will receive friends Thursday, November 12, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home, 725 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 2:00 pm at Rappahannock Baptist Church in Warsaw, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, New York 10006. Cards may be sent to Lois Leonard, Realty Executives Hickory, 785 Hwy 70 SW, Hickory, NC 28602.

10-22-15 – Gina Jenkins with Realty Executives Hickory, father, Charlie Monroe Pruitt, 79, of Hudson, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Hudson First Baptist Church, at 11:30 a.m. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 to 11:15 a.m., at the church.  The family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western North Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215. Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Charlie Monroe Pruitt. Online condolences may be placed at www.pendrysfuneralhome.com.

7/13/15 – Former REALTOR, Reba Winks, has passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Reba was with Century 21 Amercan Homes. The funeral services will be held Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:00 am at St.Joseph Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Wednesday, July 15, at Bass-Smith Funeral Home.

7/6/15 – Our sympathy goes out to Angie Williams, with Century 21 American Homes in the passing of her mother, Rosa Maria Roll Shook, 79, of Conover. She passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Carillon Assisted Living in Newton. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, July 8, at 11 a.m., at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park Mausoleum. Her family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 to 10:45 a.m., prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658, or Humane Society of Catawba County, 3224 20th Avenue SE, Hickory, NC 28602. Cards may be sent to Angie at: Century 21 American Homes, 3175 Hwy 70 SE, Suite A, Newton, NC 28658.

6/26/15 –  Angie Kretzschmar’s father, Roy Fox, passed away earlier this week.  Please remember Angie and her family as the next few days will be especially hard for them.  Cards can be sent to Angie Kretzschmar, Carolina Towne Realty, 1577 US 70 W, Valdese, NC  28690