Cabarrus Heritage

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Obituaries & Death Notices

H Surnames

John S. HILL

The funeral of John S. Hill, who died Wednesday at his home here, was held Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his late home on East Depot Street.  The services were attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives.  The services were conducted by Rev. J. C. Rowan, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, and music was furnished by the choir of the church.  Interment was made in Oakwood cemetery.  The following were the pall bearers: F. H. Lee, Charles O. Linker, C. T. Barrier, C. F. Ritchie, Jones Pharr and J. Flynn Johnson.   Source: "Funeral of John S. Hill," The Concord Daily Tribune, 27 June 1924, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 14 September 2019).

Lillie Cress HIPP

Mrs. Lillie Hipp, [wife] of Charley Hipp, died last Tuesday at her home in No. 6 township, her death being the result of a complication of diseases.  She was 28 years of age, and a daughter of G. R. P. Cress.  She leaves her husband and two children.  The body was interred at Lower Stone Church Thursday afternoon, the services being conducted by Rev. W. W. Rowe.   Source: "Concord and Cabarrus County," Carolina Watchman, 13 November 1907, digital images, Chronicling America ( : accessed 26 October 2019).


John Holdbrooks of No. 2, who has been sick for some time, died Monday morning at nine o'clock, and was buried at Poplar Tent Tuesday morning, the funeral being preached by Rev. Thos. W. Smith.  He was a member of Shiloh M. E. church, and was about forty-five years of age.   Source: "Town and County," The Standard, 18 April 1890, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 12 February 2020).

Catherine HOWELL

Mrs. Catherine, one-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shelly Howell, died this morning at 10 o'clock at the home of her parents on North Church street.  She had been ill for several weeks and her condition had been so critical during the past several days that no hope was entertained for her recovery.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home of its parents on North Church Street.   Source: "Death of Catherine Howell," The Concord Daily Tribune, 9 June 1924, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 15 September 2019)


We regret to learn of the death of Mr. J. S. Howell, of Cabarrus.  He departed this life Tuesday, May 8, and is survived by his widow and seven children, and a host of friends.  The deceased was a man of good character and was loved by all who knew him.  He was a member of Millgrove Methodist Protestant Church and was a faithful worker.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Hunt at the home and interment was made in Bethel cemetery.   Source: "Cabarrus," The Concord Daily Tribune, 18 May 1923, digital images, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center ( : accessed 12 February 2020).


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