Obituaries, January 11, 2013
Jan. 11, 2013 @ 12:35 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
Joseph Mike “J.R.” Roach, age 47, of Island Ford Road, Forest City, NC, died Thursday, January 10, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Harrelson Funeral Home.
RUTHERFORDTON — Russell "Joe" Henderson, age 65, died Thursday, January 10, 2013. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043. Crowe's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
MERCED, CA — Mack McCoy Scoggins, age 74, died Monday, December 17, 2013. Visitation was held at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home on Friday, December 21. Services were held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to California Transplant Donor Network, 1000 Broadway, Ste. 600, Oakland, CA 94607
RUTHERFORDTON — Lonnie Evans died Thursday, January 10, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Crowe's Mortuary.
MOORESBORO — James Edwin Brooks, 79, of Mooresboro, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at his residence.
A native of Cleveland County, he was born December 18, 1933, a son of the late Grady Buren and Dorothy Edna Greene Brooks. He was retired from Gardner Electric after 30 years of service. He was a member of Race Path Baptist Church. He was also a founding member of the Ellenboro Fire Department serving over 40 years. He served on the Board of Directors for the Ellenboro Fire Department for over 30 years and was the former fire chief.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Toney Brooks; one son, Danny Brooks and wife, Kathy of Mooresboro; one daughter, Lynn Hoppes and husband, Shannon of Ellenboro; one brother, Grady Brooks and wife, Cindy of Ellenboro; four grandchildren, Ashely Brooks, Casey Brooks, Matthew McDaniel, Brooke McDaniel; three step grandchildren; Christy Jordan, Travis Reep, Keltize Hoppes; and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Race Path Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Cooper, Rev. Lance Scarlette and Rev. John Godfrey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P. O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Brooks Family.
An online guest register is available at www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com