Obituaries, September 24, 2013
Sep. 24, 2013 @ 12:36 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
BOSTIC — Sarah Baynard Morgan, 72, died Saturday, September 21, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
GAFFNEY, SC — Rafael O. Garcia, age 53, died Monday, September 23, 2013. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, at the Frederick Memorial Gardens in Gaffney, SC. Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.
RUTHERFORDTON — Debbie Padgett, age 49, died Friday, September 20, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at Wilson Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorial donations are suggested to Harrelson Funeral Home, 1251 US Highway 221A, Forest City, NC 28043 to help defray funeral costs.
FOREST CITY — Robert Taylor, age 67, died Saturday, September 21, 2013. A private memorial service will be held. Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.
Horace Smith Toney
Mr. Horace Smith Toney, age 66, of Shelby, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013, at his residence.
A native of Cleveland County, he is the son of the late Miles Smith Toney and Ollie Estelle Wright Toney. Mr. Toney worked for Wesley Hall Furniture Company in Hickory until his retirement. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He also loved carpentry, fixing cars, fellowshipping at church, gardening and Nascar. Mr. Toney served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a member of Gantts Grove Baptist Church where he was a member of the brotherhood.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, J.C. Toney; sister, Lois Lynn.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Patricia Walker Toney of the home; mother-in-law, Geretha Walker also of the home; three daughters, Alisha Dawn Toney of Boiling Springs, Patsy Amanda Fisher and husband, Steven Marcus of Boiling Springs, and Angela Marie Russ and husband, Richard of Shelby; seven grandchildren, Bethany Fisher, Miles Howard, Noah Fisher, Isabella Fisher, Dusty Price, Seth Finney, and R.J. Fisher; four brothers, Rev. Lawrence Toney and wife, Reba, Floyd Toney and wife, Juanita, Ralph Toney and wife, Ruth, and Joel Toney and wife, Wilma; four sisters, Catherine Self, Irene Murray and husband, Reid, Cora Crisp, and Doris Cash and husband, Chester; many special nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be at Cleveland Funeral Services, Monday, September 23, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. The funeral will be at Gantts Grove Baptist Church, Tuesday at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in Gantts Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Lane will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be sent to Gantts Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 618 Gantts Grove Church Rd., Mooresboro, NC 28114.
Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family.
On line condolences at www.clevelandfuneralservice.com