People

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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I’ve decided I no longer care about being the most popular guy on Twitter.

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.

In memory: Mrs. Zelda White

Zelda White, 49, of Charlotte died Sat, Oct. 3, at Presbyterian-Main Hospital.

In memory: Mr. Deriek E. Morgan

Deriek Morgan, 50, died Sun, Oct. 4, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main.

In memory: Mr. Mack Lee Morrison

Mack Lee Morrison, 81, of Charlotte died Fri, Oct. 2, in his home.

In memory: Mr. Willie Joseph Smith

Willie Joseph “Joe” Smith, Sr., 67, died Mon, Sept. 28, at Carolinas Medical Center.

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Voices

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Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

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Faith

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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