Obituaries, September 25, 2013

Sep. 25, 2013 @ 12:33 AM
Joe Elliott
FOREST CITY — Joe Elliott, age 59, died Sunday, September 22, 2013.  A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, at Joshua Baptist Church. A graveside service will follow at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.
Harold Pryor
MOORESBORO — Harold Nathan “Pappy” Pryor, age 83, died Monday, September 23, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with military honors being accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Graveside services will follow in the Belmont City Cemetery at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the VFW, PO Box 1352, Forest City, NC  28043. Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.
Dache Gossett
HENRIETTA — Dache Christopher Gossett, age 21, died Saturday, September 21, 2013. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Bethel AME Zion Church in Forest City. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Thompson's Mortuary, Inc. is serving the Gossett family.
Judy Peek
BOSTIC — Judy Mode Peek, age 64, died Sunday, September 22, 2013. A visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. at McMahans Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow in the chapel at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made  to the Community Pet Center, P.O. Box 623, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Sarah Tally
SPINDALE — Sara Mae Tally, age 79, of 358 West Street, Spindale, died Friday, September 20, 2013. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Services. The body will lie in state two hours prior to the service. Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Services is in charge of the arrangements.
T.C. Smith
CLIFFSIDE — T.C. Smith, age 87, died Tuesday, September 24, 2013. A private service will be held by family members at a later date. Crowe's Mortuary is assisting the family.
Carson Victoria Wright
Carson Victoria Wright, 33, of Forest City, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2013, at Hospice House.  
She was born in Woodbridge, VA. Carson was a member of Calvary Southern Methodist Church in Stafford, VA.
Left to cherish her memory are sons, Dylan Wright of Ellenboro and Joshua Carver of Rutherfordton;  father Harry Payne of Fredericksburg, VA and Step Mother Holly Fletcher of Fredericksburg, VA; brothers, Joshua, Keith, Ryan, and Jason Payne all of Fredericksburg, VA; aunt, Lisa Harrill of Forest City; cousin, Brittany Condrey of Forest City and numerous nephews.  
Carson was preceded in death by her mother, Susan Harrill Payne.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2012, at Crowe’s Mortuary with Rev. John Perry officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
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Sarah Baynard Morgan
Mrs. Sarah Baynard Morgan, 72, of Bostic, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
She was the daughter of the late Ed and Zula Mae Smith Baynard, and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Caldwell, Betty Turner, and Rose Bowen; and four brothers, J.C. Baynard, Cling Baynard, Earnest Baynard, and Roy Baynard. Sarah was a member of Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Morgan; her son, Brian Moore of Greenville, SC; two sisters, Jessie Bowen of Sandy Mush, and Evelyn Hudson of Bostic: there is one grandson, Benjamin Moore; and a special nephew, Joe Bowen; special nieces Christine Bowen, Marie Craft, and Ruth Mellon; a special great niece, Denise Bowen; and other great nieces and nephews.
The Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service. Rev. Leon Brown will officiate. Burial will follow in the Round Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
The Visitation will be from 6 pm until 8 pm Wednesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
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