Obituaries – April 7, 2017

Ms. Judy Lynn Jones, 55, of Forest City, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

She was the daughter of Henry Edward “Ted” Jones, Sr., of Forest City and the late Lennie Jones. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her sister, Sherry Jones Bradley, and her brother Henry E. Jones, Jr.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service…

Bronson Blake “Jim” Panther, age 83 of 358 West St. Spindale, NC passed away Wednesday at Hospice House. Jim was a native of Cleveland County, retired from Spindale Mills, a member of Midway Baptist Church and a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Lincie Howard Panther and his wives Evelyn and Gertrude Panther.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter Darlene Smith and her husband Arthur of Spindale, a brother Martin Panther Jr. of Spartanburg, grandchildren Kim Greene, Michael Smith, Michelle Tipton and 4 great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held 11 AM Saturday April 8, 2017 at Midway Baptist Church with the Rev. Peter McDonald officiating.

Crowe’s Mortuary & Crematory is assisting the Panther family.

Rupert Edward Howard, 79, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, 6th April, 2017 after several years of declining health.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday 10th April at Crowe’s Mortuary with Reverend Jonathan Cobb officiating.  T

he family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. prior to the service at Crowe’s.


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