Obituaries

Henry Lane Safriet Jr.

September 14, 2022

Henry was the son of Mary Evelyn Wallace Safriet and Henry Lane Safriet Sr (both preceding him in death), and a brother to Kelly Newton. He was born and raised in Mint Hill, NC. Growing up Henry enjoyed playing baseball, football and wrestling. He also loved working on cars with his dad. He met his wife, Susan Dodd Safriet in...

Jordan Barbee

September 14, 2022

On Wednesday, September 14, 2022, JordanAndrew Barbee found peace in the arms of Jesus inhis eternal home in heaven. Jordan was bornNovember 1, 1990, as the oldest son of Jeff andAnnette Price Barbee and brother to Lauren (Clint)Drye, Joel Barbee, and Jason (Krystal) Barbee.Jordan loved greatly his family and friends, enjoyedthe outdoors, and seeing the country as a truck-driver.Jordan's family,...

Kenneth Benzmiller

September 14, 2022

Ken Benzmiller followed the angels into the presence of God on Wednesday, September 14th at 4:30.  He passed into the arms of God surrounded by his loving wife of 60 years, his son and his partner, his daughter and son-in-law, brother and his partner and many other loved ones.

If you ever met Ken, you liked him.  If you knew...

Larry Carlton Fowler

September 8, 2022

Larry Carlton Fowler 88 went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 8, 2022. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was born August 29, 1934 in Charlotte, NC, the son of the late Ernest and Laura Fowler. 

Larry graduated from Central High School in Charlotte, NC in 1954. He was then...

Cynthia Marie Quinn

September 4, 2022

Cynthia Marie Quinn, 62 of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away in Matthews, North Carolina on September 4th, 2022. Cyndi was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 12th, 1960 to Dorothy and Robert Sturgeon. She attended Our Lady of Mercy School in Rochester NY during which time she met her spouse Hugh, and St. John Fisher College. Cyndi married Hugh Quinn in...

Saundra Marie Pons

August 30, 2022

Mrs. Saundra King Pons, 81, passed away Tuesday August 30, 2022 at Novant Health Medical Center Mint Hill. 

A Memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1225 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC. 

Saundra, a Charlotte native, was born November 28, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Andrew and...

Dave Cochrane

August 24, 2022

Mr. Dave Cochrane, 90, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at Central Church, 5301 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, at the church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Garden, 8901 Lawyers Road in...

Aubry L. Sloan

August 20, 2022

Aubry L. Sloan passed away August 20, 2022, at his home in Matthews, N.C.  

He was born December 1st, 1926, in Nettleton, MS. to Ogal and Katie Sloan, who preceded him in death.  Also preceding him in death were his loving wife of 59 years, Juanita; son, Dewey; in laws, Arden and Zenobia Grooms as well as many aunts,...

Mildred Fisher

August 10, 2022

Mildred Ratchford Fisher, 84, of Matthews, North Carolina, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, August 10, 2022. She was born on May 7, 1938, to the late Roy and Ada Drum Ratchford. She had one brother and four sisters that preceded her in death, Roy Ratchford Jr. (Pansy), Leota Prestwood (Lawrence), Margaret Bell (Gene), Dezaree Kale (Glen),...

Gary Neil Glover, Sr.

August 8, 2022

Mr. Gary Neil Glover, Sr., 75, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Road, Mint Hill, NC.

Gary was born January 17, 1947 and was the son the late Roy and Virginia Glover. In addition to his...

Matthew Earle Nowell

August 2, 2022

 Matthew Earle NowellOn Tuesday, August 2, 2022, Matthew Earle Nowell left this world surrounded by his loving family.Matt was born in Elizabeth City, NC on October 25, 1957 to the late Milton and Elsie (Young) Nowell.The Nowell Family then moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where he lived for the remainder of his life.Matt worked most of his life in the...

Joyce Dickson Southern

July 28, 2022

Joyce Dickson Southern, 92, of Charlotte went to be with the Lord Thursday July 28th, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Ralph Eugene Southern. 

Joyce was born to Lloyd Benjamin Dickson and Vera Turner Dickson and lived in Charlotte her entire life. She worked a full career in the accounting department of Southern...

Laura Coffman

July 24, 2022

Laura Jane Coffman

 Laura Jane Coffman, resident of both Lancaster SC and Stallings NC, passed away on the morning of 07/24/2022 at Matthews Medical Center.  Laura was born in Chicago, IL to Bill and Sadie Akers on July 26, 1957.  She was the youngest of 9 children.  She later relocated to Glen Jean, WV with her parents where she...

Daniel Richard Boone

July 21, 2022

MATTHEWS - Mr. Daniel Richard Boone, 82, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Novant Health Medical Center Matthews.

 

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Gaskin Funeral Services, 14617 Lawyers Road, Matthews, NC. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Road in Mint Hill.

 

Daniel was born July 28, 1939...

Robert Michael "Bo" Pittman

July 20, 2022

Robert (Bo) Pittman of Charlotte, N.C., beloved husband, father, brother, and GrandBo, died July 20, 2022. He was a unique soul with an abundance of charisma, charm and feistiness. He was a storyteller. He made people laugh.

 

He was born Feb. 20, 1952, and we got to enjoy him for 70 years. For those of us who loved Bo,...

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