Deaths for Dec. 4, 2012

Dec. 03, 2012 @ 05:21 PM

Dewitt Biggers
Dewitt C. “Sam” Biggers, III, age 69, of Union County passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at his home. He was the son of the late Dewitt C, Biggers,II and Helen “Jo” Howard Briggs.
He is survived by a host of cousins. In gratitude to his neighbors and friends who helped during this difficult time.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Indian Trail City Cemetery.
Heritage Funeral Home Indian Trail Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online Condolences may be expressed at  www.heritagecares.net.

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Thomas Billings
Thomas Ray Billings, 75, died Sunday, December 02, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday at Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Good Shepherd Funeral Home, Indian Trail.




Martha Helms
Martha Jane Jenkins Helms, 72, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012.  She was born in Mecklenburg County on October 29, 1940, daughter of the late Dexter Wilford and Eliza Haney Jenkins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Carl Helms, Jr.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. in Gordon Funeral Chapel, with burial to follow in Lakeland Memorial Park.  The family will visit with friends and relatives on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gordon Funeral Service, 1904 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC  28112.
Mrs. Helms is survived by a son, Tim Helms of Monroe; daughters, Sandra Williams of Matthews and Amanda Stegall of Indian Trail; brothers, Troy Jenkins of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Henry Jenkins of Charlotte, Nelson Jenkins and Earl Jenkins, both of Huntersville; sisters, Pat Haigler and Bert Haigler, both of Marshville and Diane Glassburg and Cathy Faile of Lancaster, S.C.; and five grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com.
Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the Helms family.

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Russell Hopper
Russell "Uncle Billy" Hopper, 82, of Monroe died Thursday, November 29, 2012.
Private funeral services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory.




Ann McCain
Ann Jenkins McCain, 85, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012.  She was born in Chesterfield County, S.C. on May 10, 1927, daughter of the late Henry and Louisa Jane Pate Jenkins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Donald McCain.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. in Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC  28112, with burial to follow at Lakeland Memorial Park.  The family will visit with friends and relatives on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Mrs. McCain is survived by two sons, Bill McCain and wife, Terica, of Waxhaw and Mark McCain and wife, Treva, of Waxhaw; a sister, Alene Treece; grandsons, Steven McCain and Ted McCain and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Walkersville Presbyterian Church, 6204 Brady Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173 or Council on Aging in Union County, 1401 Skyway Drive, Monroe, NC  28110.
Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com.
Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the McCain family.

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