Cecil Franklin Childers

CLEVELAND – Cecil Franklin Childers, 92, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.

He was born Oct. 21, 1926, in Rowan County to the late Ira and Minnie Childers.

Childers served in the U.S. Air Force. He was retired from Burlington Industries.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Perry Childers; brothers, Emmanuel, Marvin “Toad” and Don Childers; and sisters, Ann Lee, Blanche Allbright and Betty Roberson.

Survivors include his son, Marty Childers and wife, Susan Dorton Childers; brothers, Flake and Jack Childers; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Services were held Oct. 25 at Triplett United Methodist Church, Mooresville.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658.

Condolences: Cavin-Cook Funeral Home,www.cavin-cook.com.


Frank Anthony Clemente

MOORESVILLE – Frank Anthony Clemente, 68, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.

Services were held Oct. 24.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.


William "Bill" Haire 

MOORESVILLE – William “Bill” Ervin Haire, 92, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

He was born Jan. 18, 1926, in Rowan County to the late Odell Moses and Nellie Sherrill Haire.

Haire was a retired U.S. Navy veteran, having served in the Korean War and Vietnam. Haire also retired with the U.S. Postal Service.

He was preceded in death by brother, Conrad O. Haire; sisters, Mary Martha Oliphant and Margaret Troutman; and half-sister, Mae Waggoner.

Survivors include his wife, Eva Johnson Haire; children, Donna McConnell and husband, Norris, William “Billy” Haire Jr. and Cathy Mayfield and Wendell Haire and wife, Susan, all of Mooresville; sister, Patsy Meadows and husband, Franklin, of Mooresville; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Oct. 23 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home followed by burial at Glenwood Memorial Park in Mooresville.

Memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.


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