Frances Shears Baldwin, age 85, departed this life on Thursday, August 20, 2015, unexpectedly at her home.
She was born in Randolph County in the township of New Hope to Robert Shears and Beatrice
Fry Shears. Frances was a loving wife and mother and a dedicated homemaker. Following several years of employment with Burlington
Mills in Kernersville, she moved to Concord in 1968. She was a faithful member of Bethlehem Baptist Church where she sang
in the choir. She was also a “day mom” to several children as well as a bus driver for Cabarrus County Schools.
Frances is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Curby Frank Baldwin, Jr.; children,
Kenneth Baldwin and wife Paula of Charlotte, Keith Baldwin of Kannapolis, Rebecca Gay Baldwin of Cumming, GA and Shelia Baldwin
Sherrill of Mount Pleasant; granddaughter, Sheena Sherrill Hatley and husband Gavin; great grandchildren, Gavin, Jada and
Landon Hatley; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by sisters, Morine Shears Russell and Betty Shears
Baldwin; brothers, Norman Shears and Richard Shears; grandson, Jerry Wayne Sherrill III; and daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Baldwin.
The family received friends on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 42
Liske Avenue, Concord. The funeral service followed at 2:00 pm in the church sanctuary, officiated by Rev. Edward Pigg. Burial
followed at Cabarrus Memorial Gardens, 3892 Hwy 73 West, Concord.
may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, 42 Liske Avenue, Concord, North Carolina 28027.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Baldwin family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
Mr. Robert Clyde “R.C.”
Everhart, 79, of NC Hwy 801 South, died Friday, August 7, 2015, at his home.
He was born April 7, 1936, in Davidson County to the late Robert Lee and Gertie Lee Wilson Everhart. R.C. was a member
of Fork Baptist Church having joined the church in 1963, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
Company after 25 years. He was also a member of Fork Volunteer Fire Department with over 40 years of service and enjoyed hunting,
fishing, traveling and cutting wood.
In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by three siblings, Iris Barefoot, Theron Everhart and Norrell Everhart.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Annie Ruth Hendrix Everhart of the home; two sons, Eddie Everhart of
Mocksville and Steven Everhart of Lewisville; two granddaughters; a sister, Joyce Tysinger of Denton; several nieces
and nephews and lifelong friends, Dewey and Carolyn Brock and family including a goddaughter.
A funeral service was conducted on Wednesday, August 12, at Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Garrett officiating.
Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends. on Tuesday, August 11, at Eaton Funeral Home.
Memorials may be considered for Hospice and Palliative CareCenter, 377 Hospital Street,
Suite 103, Mocksville, NC 27028; or Fork Volunteer Fire Department, 3181 US Hwy 64 East, Advance, NC 27006; or Fork Baptist
Church, 3140 US Hwy 64 East, Mocksville, NC 27028.
may be made at www.eatonfuneralservice.com
Rogers, 82, a resident of Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton passed away on August 17, 2015.
He was retired from Lexington Furniture. After retirement he enjoyed doing saw-mill work and bee keeping. He
was preceded in death by parents, Edward and Carrie Dunning Rogers; sons, Luther Rogers and Edward Rogers; daughters, Helen
Wylie and Sue Tarter; brother, Larry Rogers, and sisters, Helen Rogers and Doris Rogers.
Surviving is his wife, Etta Marie Rogers; daughter, Margaret Rogers, sisters, Brenda Tysinger, and Mary Lou
Buie; brother, Vernon Rogers; fourteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchild.
A memorial service will held Saturday, August 29 at High Rock Baptist Church off of Bringle Ferry Road. The
family will receive friends prior to the service a from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Mr. Larry Eugene Sexton, 71, of Panthers Creek Road, Salisbury was discovered August 22, 2015 having died from injuries
suffered in an accident at his residence.
A memorial service will be
held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 26 at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Darrell Summey. Inurnment
will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.
The family will see friends
from 12:30 to 1:30 PM Wednesday at Briggs Funeral Home and at other times will be at their respective homes.
Mr. Sexton was born February 20, 1944 in Davidson County to Joel W Sexton, Sr. and Chloia
Parrish Sexton. He was a retired welder having worked in building construction. He was preceded in death by his
His brother, Joel W Sexton, Jr. of Thomasville; and a sister
Gloria S Stiller of Rockwell survive him.
Memorials may be directed
to the Donor’s Choice.