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GASTONIA - Clifford Earl
Tomberlin, 61, of 417 Emerson
Street, died Sunday at Gaston
A Chester . County, S.C.
native, he was the son of Mrs.
Marie Varnadore Tomberlin of
Gastonia and the late Will
Tomberlin. He was a retired
lumber yard employee.
In addition to his mother, he is
survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara
Gordon Tomberlin; five sons,
Robert Wilson of Gastonia,
Danny and Charles Bolin of
Bessemer City and Ronald and
Timothy Wilson of Kings Moun-
tain; two daughters, Mrs. Thee
Jay Wilson of Gastonia and Miss
Vivian Allen of Stanley; five
brothers, Erskine Tomberlin of
Long Beach, James Tomberlin of
Greenville, S.C., William
Tomberlin of Dallas, Joe
Tomberlin of Bessemer City and
Steve Tomberlin of Gastonia; six
sisters, Mrs. Idonya Page of
Kings Mountain and Mrs. Helen
‘Mason, Mrs. Robbie Lawrence,
Mrs. Rachel Hartness, Mrs.
Elizabeth Howell and Mrs. Betty
Gaeto of Gastonia; and 13
Services were conducted Tues-
day at 3 p.m. at Sisk-Butler
Funeral Home in Bessemer City
by the Rev. Walter Mauldin.
Burial was in Gaston Memorial
JERRY GANTT :
SHELBY - Jerry Allen Gantt,
32, died Saturday. :
A Cleveland County native,
he was the son of Jack L. Gantt
and Della Stiwalt of Gastonia.
He was a truck stop
In addition to his parents, he is
survived by his wife, Mrs.
Virginia Berube Gantt; one
brother, Jackie Gantt of Kings
Mountain; two sisters, Mrs. Cin-
dy Dodgens of Gastonia and
Miss Judy Stiwalt of Bessemer
City; his grandmother, Mrs. Car-
rie Gantt of Cherryville; and a
great-grandmother, Mrs. Arilda
Costner of Bessemer City.
Services were conducted at 11
a.m. Tuesday at Sisk-Butler
essemer City by the Rev. A.A.
Bailey. Burial was in Bessemer
City Memorial Cemetery.
GROVER - Matthew “Buck”
Byers, 39, of Route 1, died Fri-
A Cleveland County native,
he was the son of Tommie Lee
Byers of Shelby and the late
Lucinda Goolsby Byers. He was
employed by Dedmon’s
Harvestone System and was a
member of Hopewell Baptist
Surviving, in addition to his
father, are a daughter, Vickie
Michelle Brooks of Grover;
. three brothers, Donald Byers,
Arthur Byers and Tommie Byers
Jr. of Shelby; two sisters, Mrs.
Juanita Stafford of Kings Moun-
tain and Mrs. Mary Campbell of
Lawndale; and his grandmother,
Mrs. Minnie Byers of Shelby.
Services were conducted at 3
p.m. Tuesday at Wilford Temple
in Shelby by the Rev. Daniel
Smith. Burial was in the Moun-
tain View Cemetery in Double
Home Chapel? in @
Buford Alonzo Dobbins, 75,
of 404 Baker Street, Kings
Mountain, died Wednesday at
A Lincoln County native, he
was the son of the late Flace and
Mattie Wilkinson Dobbins. He
was a veteran of World War II
and a retired textile worker.
He is survived by his wife, Ed-
na Mae Dobbins; one daughter,
Mrs. Charles E. Stewart of Kings
Mountain; one sister, Amy Hall
of Spartanburg, S.C.; two grand-
children and two great-
Services were conducted Fri-
day at 4 p.m. at the In-
Church by the Rev. Otis Webb.
Burial was in Mountain Rest
Mrs. Lorena Williams Watter-
son, 86, a resident of Beam’s
Nursing Home, Shelby, died
Tuesday after several years il-
She was the daughter of the
late Jesse and Harriett Pendley
Williams and the widow of the
late Grady Watterson.
She is survived by one son,
Grady Watterson Shuford of
Forest City; three daughters,
Mrs. Charles (Martha) Dick of
Columbus, Ohio; Mrs. Betty
Eastwood of Kings Mountain
and Miss Louise Watterson of
Shelby; two sisters, Mrs. Stanley
Huffman of Gastonia and Mrs.
Forrest Shuford of Forest City.
Funeral arrangements are in-
complete and will be announced
by Harris Funeral Home.
John Perkins, a resident of
York Road, Kings Mountain,
died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at
Kings Mountain Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be
announced by McGill Funeral
Home, 522 East Airline Avenue,
MARSHALL LONG ESKEW
Marshall Long Eskew, age 78
of 404 Walnut Street, Kings
Mountain died Friday morning
in Kings Mountain Hospital
after several months illness.
He was a retired textile
Surviving are his wife Mabel
Broome Eskew, two sons, Mar-
shall Eskew of Jacksonville, Fla.;
and George Eskew of Gastonia;
Two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle
Brady of Gastonia and Mrs.
Vera Absher of Bessemer City;
one stepson, John Martin Jr. of
Kings Mountain; 5 step-
daughters, Mrs. Virginia Mixon
and Mrs. Vivian McDaniel,
both of Bessemer City; Mrs. Col-
een Bennett, Mrs. Mildred Bar-
rett, Mrs. Gwen Smith, all of
Kings Mountain; 2 brothers, Bill
Eskew of Anderson, S.C.;
Thomas Eugene Eskew of
Walhalla, S.C.; four sisters, Mrs.
Lillian Yarbro of Whitmire,
S.C.; Mrs. Nena Mitchem, Mrs.
Nina Eskew, Mrs. Bertha
Williams, all of Kings Mountain;
twenty-four grandchildren and
Services were conducted Sun-
day at 4:00 at Macedonia Baptist
Church by Rev. Raymond
Shumpert, Dr. Tom Patterson
and Rev. Jim Singleton. Burial
was in Oakview Baptist Church
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Saturday’s activities will get
underway at 9 a.m. with a car
show at the fire department.
Registration will be held from 8
a.m. until 9 a.m.
The Cherryville Shooters will
give a musket firing demonstra-
tion at noon at the corner of
Cherokee and Mountain streets
and the fire department will
have an all-day hot dog sale for
Toys For Tots.
The popular “Swinging Moun-
taineers”, Kings Mountain’s
senior citizens band, will per-
form from 6 until 7 p.m. and
local church choirs will sing from
7 until 9 p.m.
Church choirs already
scheduled to sing include David
Baptist Church, Macedonia Bap-
tist Church and. Penley’s Chapel
Church. Other choirs interested
in singing are urged to call the
fire department at 739-2552, or
Frances Caveny at 739-4331.
The annual reunion for the
descendants of William and
Susannah Randall will be held
Sunday at the Bethlehem Baptist
Church fellowship building.
Relatives and guests are invited
to attend and bring a basket for a
covered dish lunch at 1 p.m.
Anyone with old family pictures
are urged to bring them for a
Trinity Church of the Living
God will sponsor a yard sale
Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at
920 Grover Road. Ham and
sausage biscuits, cakes and a
variety of other items will also be
The Eastern Stars of Star
Lodge Number 5 will sponsor a
plate dinner Saturday from 12
noon until 6 p.m. at Long
Branch Baptist Church in
Grover. The menu includes chit-
terlings. plate with all the tfimm-
ings, hot dogs, hamburgers and
fish. The price is $3 per plate. ;
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