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Condolences For the Family of Ralph “Buddy” Warlick

Ralph (Buddy) Warlick
June 30, 1938 – June 16, 2017
Born in Lincoln County, NC
Resided in Hickory, NC

Ralph “Buddy” Warlick, 78, of Hickory, passed away June 16, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Bass-Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Guelzow officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:00 PM prior to the service. Memorials may be sent to the Mission Rathbun House at 121 Sherwood Rd, Asheville, NC 28803. Cards may be sent to Tracy Warlick at Warlick and Associates, 134 31st Ave Ct NE, Hickory, NC, 28601

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Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Mary Lynn Flowers Floyd on her passing May 31, 2017.  A Rosary will be said Sunday, June 4th at 5:30pm at Bass-Smith Funeral Home, and the family will receive from 6:00-8:00pm. The Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Aloysius Catholic Church at 11:00am, Monday June 5th. There will be a private service of inurnment directly after the service. The family will also receive after the service in the Holy Family Hall of Aloysius Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Aloysius Catholic Church 921 2nd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601; or to the Service League of Hickory, 503 3rd Ave NW Hickory, NC 28601.

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January 19, 2017 – Our thoughts and prayers go out to Peggy Hall with Realty Executives Lenoir in the passing of her mother, Margie Crane, on January 18, 2017.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 3pm at South Lenoir Church of God. Family will receive friends from 2pm – 3pm one hour prior to the service. If you would like to send Peggy a card: Realty Executives Lenoir, 203 Hospital Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645. Click here for the full obituary

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Alice James with Orrell Associates, husband, Rodney Ferrell Thompson, 71, of Hickory, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Joe Westfall officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to the American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter St., #150, Charlotte, NC 28204. If you would like to send a card to Alice, send to: Alice James, PO Box 1225, Hickory, NC 28603.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sherry Gorman with Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell in the passing of her Mother-In-Law, Patsy Grayson Gorman, 76, of Hickory. She passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

A service will be held at 3:00pm on Friday, September 9, 2016 in the Bass-Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Hickory with the Reverend Bobby Pritchard officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to services at Bass-Smith from 1:30pm until 3:00pm.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Cancer Association.

Cards can be sent to Sherry Gorman, Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell, 127 1st Ave NE Hickory, NC 28601-6262.

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Our sympathies are with Sheila Sparger with Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell in the passing of her Mother, Judy Dawson. She passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Cards can be sent to Sheila Sparger, Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell, 127 1st Ave NE Hickory, NC 28601-6262.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Donna Lane with Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell. She lost her mother, Barbara “Bobbie” Shields Moore, 78, of Mooresville who passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 18 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Fred Coates officiating. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, PO Box 872, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Holy Angels, Inc., P.O. Box 710, Belmont, NC 28012-0710.  Cards may be sent to: Donna Lane, Coldwell Banker Boyd & Hassell, 127 First Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.

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Sandy King-Eller’s dad, Earl King of Hickory, passed away early Wednesday, 3/2.  The family will receive friends Tuesday, 3/8, at 2:00 at Catawba Funeral Home, 3060 Hwy 70 SE in Hickory. The service will follow at 3:00. Cards can be sent to Sandy at RE/MAX A-Team, 1811 N Center St, Hickory, 28601.

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Kay Orrell’s mom, Ruby Ledford, 91, of Lenoir passed away on February 29th.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 2nd at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home.

Cards can be sent to Kay Orrell, Orrell & Associates, 550 Victorian Ln, Granite Falls, NC 28630.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Xan Pilgrim of Hickory Real Estate Group for the loss of her grandmother, Juanita Bingham of Hickory.  Xan was raised by her grandparents and lost both of them in the last two months.

Jenkins Funeral Home of Newton will be assisting the family.  Cards can be sent to Xan Pilgrim, Hickory Real Estate Group, 813 Main Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602.

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We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Lynda DeHart with Berkshire Hathaway Hickory Metro. Lynda passed away suddenly this morning, Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

The funeral will be held on Thursday, February 4th, 2:30 pm, at St Stephens Lutheran Church MS, 2304 Springs Rd, Hickory. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

If you would like to send a card to Lynda’s family, the office address is: Berkshire Hathaway Hickory Metro, 110 North Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601.

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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