Obituaries, September 11, 2013

Sep. 11, 2013 @ 12:08 AM
Larry Callahan
MOORESBORO — Larry Wayne Callahan, 53, died on Monday, September 09, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, at Trinity Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. In lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Callahan family.
 
Mattie Twitty
UNION MILLS — Mattie Twitty, age 84, died Sunday, September 8, 2013. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Thompson's Mortuary and Chapel, Forest Street, Forest City. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.
 
Gene Short
ELLENBORO — Gene Edson Short, 76, died on Friday, September 06, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at Crestview Baptist Church of Forest City. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Veterans Section of Eternal Hills Memorial Park (formerly Sunset Cemetery) with Military Rites accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service. McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Short family.
 
Bryan Reno 
MOORESBORO — Bryan Scott Reno, “Babydoll,” 19, died on Friday, September 06, 2013. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held immediately following the service.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Reno family.
 
Nellie Murray Long
Mrs. Nellie Murray Long, 74, of Bostic, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at Hospice House, Forest City. 
She was the widow of Jim Long, and daughter of the late Boyd and Daisy Murray. She worked at Tanner Company for 30 years, and was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Nellie loved yard sales and visits from her family. 
She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Chapman and her husband Tommy, of Bostic, and Charlene Elmore and her husband Doug, of Lawndale; two sons, Tommy Long and his wife Marietta, and Jackie Long and his wife Angel, all of Bostic; two sisters, Susie Henson and Joyce Ramsey, both of Bostic; three brothers, Glen Murray, Fay Murray, and Danny Murray, all of Bostic; there are 6 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 3 step great grandchildren. 
The Funeral will be conducted at 4:00 pm Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. Rev. Eugene Passmore will officiate. The body will lie in state thiry minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Brittain Presbyterian Church Cemetery. 
The Visitation will be from 6 pm until 8 pm Wednesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service, and at other times the family gather at her residence. 
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or Mt. Harmony Baptist Church, 5083 Bostic Sunshine Hwy, Bostic, NC 28018. 
Online guest book @www.washburndorsey.com.