obituaries

Mr. Claude Gillie Atkinson, 77, of Mooresboro, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A native of Mooresboro, he was the loving husband to Sarah Leach Atkinson and the son of the late James Oliver Atkinson and Ivy Louella Allen Atkinson. He retired from John H. Montgomery Mills, was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church-Cleveland and he enjoyed tending to his 50-acre farm.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Rebecca Robbins and son in-law, Donald Robbins; brother, Allen Atkinson of Boiling Springs, SC; and sister, Peggy Elliott of Caroleen.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Amanda Stancil and Eunice Poteat.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Eggers Funeral Home of Cliffside. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church-Cleveland with Rev. Kevin Hamrick officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence during this time.

Memorials made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Building Fund, 1301 Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Road, Mooresboro, NC 28114.

E-condolences may be made online to: www.eggersfuneralhome.com


David Duane Myers age 73 of Rutherfordton passed away October 24, 2017 at Mission Hospital. A native of Ulster, NY, he was the son of the late Luther William and Thelma Donna Myers. David was a land developer.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Louise Myers of the home; sons, Mark McDonald and Duane Myers; and daughter Chris Williams.

Visitation will be held 11am to 12pm Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Crowe’s Mortuary.

Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary.com. Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family of David Myers.