Obituaries for July

Patrick W. Payne

CHARLOTTE – Patrick W. Payne, 60, of Charlotte died June 22, 2012, at his home after a five-year battle with sarcoma. Born Nov. 30, 1951 in Charlotte, he was a son of Bud and Nita Payne.

He served in the U.S. Air National Guard from 1970-73 following his graduation from West Mecklenburg High School. He worked more than 35 years with Duke Power.

He served as the Coulwood community swim team manager from 1998 to 2004 and founded the Y-B-Dry Swim League. He received the Coulwood Community Lifter Award for his contributions.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Doris; daughter Sydney Wofford and husband, Seth; and brother Mike and wife Sherry of Raleigh.

Memorials can be made, in lieu of flowers, to Corporate Angel Network,; Sarcoma Stomp,; or Christ United Methodist Church,

A memorial service was held June 29 at Christ United Methodist Church.

Betty Sue Mauney Crane

CHARLOTTE – Betty Sue Mauney Crane, 81, of Charlotte died June 17, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital in Huntersville. Born Aug. 20, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Jake Sidney and Edith Carpenter Mauney.

She attended Lincoln County High School and worked as a teacher’s assistant at Allenbrook Elementary School.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Yates Mauney, and sister, Erelene Sellers.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, John; children Frank Sidney Crane and wife Joyce of Charlotte, and John Kevin Crane and wife Karen of Clover, S.C.; grandchildren Jason, Leisha and Emily; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held June 19 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.

Memorials can be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 1915 Oakdale Road, Charlotte, NC 28216 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Mary Lee Ingram Stout

CHARLOTTE – Mary Lee Ingram Stout, 84, of Charlotte died June 8, 2012. She was born June 3, 1928 in Three Mile to the late Gilroy and Hallie B. Ingram.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Max, Ben and Bill Ingram and sister Jean Waddell.

Survivors include her husband Ray, her three children and their spouses Raymond and Shelley Stout of Denver, Barbara and Pat Eaton of Sherrills Ford, Freda and James White of Charlotte; five grandchildren and their spouses Dustin White of Charlotte, Russell White of Charlotte, Chadwick and Amy Stout of Charlotte, Emily and Alan Stiven of Denver, and Audra and Scott Barbour of Mooresville; six great-grandchildren; sisters Mildred Pritchard and Martha Fisher; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Chris Westmoreland, was held June 11 at Assurance United Methodist Church.

Memorials can be made to Presbyterian Hospice and Palliative Care, 324 N. McDowell St., Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28207 or Assurance United Methodist Church, 9700 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, Huntersville, NC 28078.

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Mary Lillian Grant Chambers

MOUNT HOLLY – Mary Lillian Grant Chambers, 70, of Mount Holly died June 4, 2012, at her home.

Born in Dawsonville, Ga., she was a daughter of the late James Harley and Viola Wilson Grant.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Eugene Chambers Sr. and brother Games Alvin Grant.

Survivors include children and their spouses Robert Jr. and Rhonda Chambers of Lincolnton, Sharon Chambers of Mount Holly, Steve and April Chambers of Belmont, Nancy Smith of Hickory and Pat Minish of Lincolnton; six grandchildren Robbie Abernathy, Cassi Chambers, Kendall Chambers Phillips, Ashley Chambers, Grace Chambers and Abigail Chambers; and a great-grandson Bryce Phillips.

A funeral service, officiated by the Revs. Jimmy Wilbanks and James Chambers, was held June 12 at the Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel.

Calvin Leroy Broadrick

MOUNT HOLLY – Calvin Leroy Broadrick, 60, of Mount Holly died June 3, 2012, at his home.

Born in Walker County, Ga., he was a son of the late John Calvin and Ruby Mae Frady Broadrick.

He attended Ridgeview Baptist Church and owned and operated a residential contracting company with his wife Cynthia.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Sheila Gibson and husband, Randy of Stanley; son Adam of Gastonia; six sisters; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service officiated by the Rev. Leroy Mobley was held June 6 at Ridgeview Baptist Church.

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