Obituaries, October 26, 2013

Oct. 26, 2013 @ 12:26 AM
Roy Kesterson
ELLENBORO - Roy Alan Kesterson, age 51, died on October 21, 2013. A private service will be held at a later date. Robert S. Morgan, Jr., Funeral Service Licensee, LLC is serving the Kesterson Family. 
Jake Wilson
RUTHERFORDTON — John "Jake" Wilson, died on Friday, October 25, 2013. The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 2:30 until 4 p.m. prior to the service at McMahan's. Arrangements are being handled by McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Lillian C. Hedin
Lillian C. Hedin, age 92, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away, October 23, 2013. 
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at First United Methodist Church of Rutherfordton with Reverend Dr. Jack Knoespel officiating. Visitation will follow the service.
Mrs. Hedin was born in Rutherford County to the late Otis C. Cochrane and Edith Loretta Stacey Cochrane. Mrs. Hedin was a member of First United Methodist Church. She also had strong ties to Brittain Presbyterian Church that she attended as a child and later in life. Lillian was a kind, gentle, caring person and enjoyed her books, music, flowers, animals and studying the Stacey genealogy.
She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Hedin and many treasured cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 264 North Main St., Rutherfordton, N C 28139 or to Brittain Presbyterian Church, c/o Bob Hough, 3424 U S 64 Highway, Rutherfordton, N. C. 28139.
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McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
Jennie Ruth Harrill Hoyle
SHELBY — Jennie Ruth Harrill Hoyle, 79, a resident of White Oak Manor, Shelby, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover. 
A native of Rutherford County, she was born on March 22, 1934, a daughter of the late Jennings Bryan “J.B.” Harrill and Ruth Bagwell Harrill. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Lloyd Merrill Propst; her second husband, William Dale Hoyle; one son, Lloyd Merrill Propst, Jr.; one sister, Katherine Earls. She is survived by her sons, David Propst and wife, Cindy of Ellenboro, Randy Propst and wife, Elizabeth of Cliffside, and Scott Propst; one brother, The Rev. Michael Harrill and wife, Patricia of Rutherfordton; two grandsons, Stephen Propst of Ellenboro and Nicholas Propst of Cliffside.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Michael Harrill officiating. Visitation will be held immediately following the service. The family will have a private burial.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28152.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Hoyle family.