Obituaries

Harry Albert Miller, 73, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away at Mountain View Assisted Living in Hendersonville.

Harry was born in Toledo Ohio. Harry is preceded in death by his father, Russell Vaughn Miller; mother, Anabelle Davis Miller; and ex-wife, Judith Elaine Hicks Miller Premont.

Surviving Harry is his daughter, Tami Miller-Moss Evans (Krinn) of Marion, NC; son, Terry Miller (Querlen Freitas) of Fairbanks, AK; sister, Beverly Hicks (Elmer) of Flat Rock, OH; brothers: Richard Miller (Karen) of Norwalk, OH, Donald Miller (Freida) of Monroeville, OH, James Miller of Kansas; granddaughters, Jordan Moss of Marion, NC, Carol Miller of Jacksonville, FL; grandsons, Russell Miller (Amy) of Columbia, SC, Brendan Reeves of Florida, and Brett Miller of Spartanburg, SC.

Donations in Harry’s name can be made to Four Seasons Hospice, Hendersonville, NC.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.ashevilleareaalternative.com

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Brian “Bo” Wyatt, age 51, of Rutherfordton, NC died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence.
     
Bo was born November 19, 1967 in Waynesville, NC to the late Berlin Ralph Wyatt and Annie Mae Queen Wyatt. He was a graduate of East Rutherford High School, class of 1986. Bo worked as a metal fabricator for most of his life and owned and operated C & R Metal Company. He was a past member of Piedmont Baptist Church and was an avid fisherman. His life’s passion was spending time with his grandson, Maddox.
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Scott Wyatt and maternal grandmother, Ada Faye Wallace.
     Those left to treasure his memory include his daughter, Jessica Wyatt of Indianapolis, Indiana; son, Jacob Wyatt of Rutherfordton; grandson, Maddox Wyatt and one brother, Randy Wyatt of Clermont, Florida. He is also survived by a host of uncles and aunts which includes a special aunt, Weida Jones of Spindale and nephew, Josh Wyatt of Charlotte.
      Family and friends will gather for a celebration of Bo’s life at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Piedmont Baptist Church.
      Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

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David Wilson, age 72, of Mill Spring, NC died Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his residence.
David was born April 21, 1947 in Polk County to the late John Basil Wilson and Arkansas Goldie Haynes Wilson. He was a graduate of Isothermal Community College and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. David was a self-employed carpenter and enjoyed beekeeping, making homemade jellies and gardening. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Polk County.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Bradley Wilson and a daughter, Kansas Wilson and his brother, Reverend Gene Wilson.
Those left to treasure his memory include one son, Charles Russell Wilson (Mark Laing) of Hampton, VA; daughter, Connie Wilson (Joe Smith) of Forest City; two brothers, Jerry Wilson of Sunnyview, NC and Marvin “Bill” Wilson of Sunnyview; two sisters, Evelyn Packer (Warren) of North Hampton, Pennsylvania and Martha Crawford of Salisbury, NC. He is also survived by his granddaughter, Tisha Fowler Womack (Michael) of Rutherfordton and a great-granddaughter, Kaylee Rose.
A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service time at the funeral home. Burial will be private for the family at Big Level Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors being rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
An online guest registry is available at www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com
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 Brenda K. Evans, age 65, of Forest City, NC died May 15, 2019 at her residence.
     Brenda was born August 1, 1953 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Lawrence Simpkins and Sarah Bartram Simpkins. She was a homemaker and worked as a dietary aid at Rutherford Regional Medical Center. Brenda was of the Episcopal faith and enjoyed reading, word puzzles, watching scary movies and taking care of her “fur babies.”
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Ella Mae.
    
 Those left to treasure her memory include her daughter, Crystal Wilson (Robert) of Forest City; four sons, Jesse Evans II (Michelle), Philip Evans, Joshua Evans and James Evans all of Forest City; three brothers, Albert Simpkins (Mary), David Simpkins (Margaret), Butch Simpkins (Michelle) all of Ohio. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Shani McKillop, Matthew Hopkins (Cassie Finley), Tyler Craig, Tiffany Swink, Misty Swink, Jeffrey Swink, Jr., Lillian Wilson and by two special friends, Johnny Searcy and Jesse Evans, Sr.
      
A private memorial service will be conducted to honor Brenda’s life.
      Memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org
     Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
An online guest registry is available at www.harrelsonfuneralhome.com

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Earl Clarence Arrowood, 91, of Union Mills, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Hickory Village in Hickory. A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Samuel Clarence and Lula Minniebelle Melton Arrowood. Earl was a retired construction foreman and enjoyed playing and singing bluegrass music. Earl was a US Navy veteran of WWII.

Left to cherish his memories are his daughters, Karen Gibbs and Joan (Johnny) Dowdle of Union Mills and Earleen (Joel) Aderhold of Loganville, GA; grandchildren Johnny Dowdle of Rutherfordton, Maggie (Brian) Stephens of Monroe, GA, Adam (Elizabeth) Aderhold of Monroe, GA, Deborah Dowdle of Rutherfordton, Sherry (Gary) Clubb of Rutherfordton, and Tammy (Houston) Boggs of Union Mills; eight great grandchildren; sister, Ruby Holland of Kinston, NC. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Florree Rumfelt Arrowood, and siblings, Mason Arrowood, Sylvia Parton, Chalmer Arrowood, Hoyle Arrowood, Lucille Rollins, Reba Pruitt, C.B. Arrowood and Velvie Frady.

Funeral services will be held 11AM Saturday, May 18 at Crowe’s Chapel. Military Honors will be provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Crowe’s Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Online condolences at crowemortuary.com

Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the Arrowood family.