Deaths for Dec. 31, 2012

Dec. 31, 2012 @ 05:08 PM



Benson Carpenter
Benson Kenneth Carpenter, 81, of Monroe died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center-Union .
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Davis Funeral Service, Inc.



Nadine Hyatt
Nadine Little Carriker Hyatt, age 84, of Monroe, N.C. passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at her home.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland.
The funeral service, officiated by Rev. Joe Query, will be on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, where she had been a member since 1956.  She will lie in state for 30 minute prior to the service.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.
At other times the family will be meeting at her home.
Mrs. Hyatt was born in Union County on October 25, 1928, to the late Marcus and Tressie Drake Little.  After her mother’s death in 1930, she was adopted by Elijah and Jennie Trull Carriker.
Mrs. Hyatt grew up in Mint Hill and graduated from Bain High School in 1945.  Retired from Union County Department of Social Services, she previously worked with Union County Agricultural Extension Service.
Mrs. Hyatt is survived by sons, Don Hyatt and wife, Pat, of Charlotte, Ron Hyatt and wife, Ruth, of Charlotte, Paul Hyatt and wife, Karen, of Monroe, Kevin Hyatt and wife, Pam, of Monroe; ten grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Alvia Lee Hyatt, in 1997; brothers, Odell little in 1992, Harold Little in 2004, and Malcom Little in 2005.
Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 6223 Love Mill Road, Monroe, NC  28110.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Hyatt family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com.

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Peggy Pressley
Peggy Austin Pressley, 83, of Monroe died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Mill Creek Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends following the service.
Arrangements are being handled by Gordon Funeral Service.


Ralph Starnes
Ralph Lee Starnes, 85, of Monroe died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, NC 28112.  Burial will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements are being handled by Gordon Funeral Service.


Joe Thomas Jr.
Joe L. Thomas, Jr., 32, of Wesley Chapel died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Davis Funeral Service, Inc.