By | January 19, 2020

Mona K. Beheler
January 11, 1944 ~ January 17, 2020 (age 76)

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Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date by McMahan’s Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
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Dorothy “Dot” Owenby Parker, age 72, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.

Dot was born May 20, 1947 in Buncombe County to the late Jack Owenby and Elsie Warren Owenby. She was a homemaker and loved her family dearly. Dot was of the Methodist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Christine King; brother, Jack “Junior” Owenby and sister-in-law, Ruth Owenby.

Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Rhonda McConnell (Frank) of Chesnee, SC and Darlene Parker of Indiana; son, Jesse King of Chesnee; two brothers, Jake Owenby and Jerry Owenby (Sheila) all of Candler, NC. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Tiffany Parker, Brittany Middleton (Josh), Carol Ann Nelson, Darius Nelson, Beckie Proffitt, David Norton, Harley King; seven great-grandchildren, Keith, Tanner, Mason, Jaxson, Kenslee, Amontae, Taylor; special friends, Bill and Cheri Kempster of Forest City and many close nieces and nephews who were near and dear to her heart.

The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. At other times they will be gathered at 209 Westwood Drive, Forest City. The body will lie in state from 8:30 am Monday until service time.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Elsie Suttles, age 76, of Forest City, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

Elsie was born July 14, 1943 in Rutherford County to the late Clyde William Keeter and Mary Magdalene Keeter. She worked most her life in textiles. Elsie was a member of Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church and attended Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Church. She enjoyed working on puzzles, cooking and caring for children.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jennie Keeter and Barbara Ann Keeter and a brother, David Junior Keeter.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of thirty-eight years, Ed Suttles; two daughters, Sherry Barrier (Neil) of Forest City and Jennifer Bumgarner (Andy) of Golden Valley; son, William Gene Marcotti (Sheila O’Sullivan) of Greenville County, SC; two brothers, John William Keeter (Mary) of Morganton and Paul Bennie Keeter of Golden Valley; four sisters, Shirley Lancaster (Dan) of Rutherfordton, Ethel Harris of Morganton, Nancy Breck of Morganton, Irene Toney (Roy) of Forest City and a grandson, Christian Bumgarner.

The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Frank Lewis and Reverend Rodger Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Robertson Creek FWB Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are requested to the Sisk Memorial Missionary Methodist Building Fund, 646 Pilgrim Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Naomi E. Pelham Lawson passed away peacefully on Monday morning, January 13 at the Colonial Manor Assisted Living facility in Rutherfordton, NC. She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, Harry Lewis Lawson; daughters LouAnn Caron and Nadine Meece, 5 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Private services for family and close friends will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 1 pm at Crowe’s Mortuary, 118 College Avenue, Rutherfordton, NC. Please donate to your local Hospice in lieu of flowers.