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In memory: Mrs. Willie Mae Ellis

Willie Mae Ellis, 91, was a schoolteacher in Charlotte. She died Sun, Nov. 15, Liberty Nursing and Rehab Center.

In memory: Mrs. Maggie F. Mason

Maggie F. Mason, 92, of Charlotte, died Tues, Nov. 17, at Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

In memory: Gwendolyn P. Harrell

Gwendolyn P. Harrell, 55, of Charlotte died Sun, Nov. 1, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

In memory: Mrs. Jewelene Mincey

Jewelene “Jerry” Mincey, 77, died Sun, Nov. 1, at the Brian Center of Charlotte. Mincey lived in Charlotte.

In memory: Mrs. Gladys W. Alexander

Walker, 74, worked for the city of Charlotte for 22 years and at Alexander Funeral Home before she died Wed, Oct. 21.

In memory: Mrs. Betty C. Alexander

Betty C. Alexander, 72, of Charlotte, died Wed, Oct. 28, in her home.

In memory: Mrs. Evelyn W. Byrd

Evelyn Byrd, 65, of Charlotte, was an excellent cook and helped form Perfect Occasions catering business. She died Sat, Oct. 24, in Hunter Woods Nursing Home.

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In memory: Mrs. Sandra M. Reep

Sandra M. Reep, 49, of Concord, died Sat, Oct. 24, at Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy Hospital.

In memory: Mrs. Annie Bell Belk

Annie Bell Belk, 80, of Charlotte, died Sat, Oct. 24, at Presbyterian-Main.

In memory: Mrs. Constance Martin

Constance Martin, 73, of Charlotte, died Tues, Oct. 20, at Carolinas Medical Center- University.

In memory: Mrs. Constance Turner Martin

Mrs. Martin, a graduate of Tennessee State University and a lifelong educator, died Tuesday at her Charlotte home.

In memory: Mr. Thomas Lloyd Byrum

Thomas Lloyd Byrum, 62, died Wed, Oct. 7, at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Mrs. Emma Tucker Hope

Emma Tucker Hope, 78, died Sat, Oct. 1, at Pineville Rehabilitation and Living Center.

In memory: Mr. Frank Erskine Houston

Frank Erskine Houston, 79, died Thurs, Oct. 1, in his home. Houston was from Charlotte.

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