Obituaries

ROY BRADFORD LITTLE -

Roy Bradford Little, 81, of Statesville, (formerly of Newton) passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Catawba Regional Hospice.

Born June 13, 1932 in Catawba County to the late Percy and Ethel Settlemyre Little, Roy was the plant manager of Southern Glove in Mtn. City, Tenn.

Survivors include: wife of 30 years: Mary Fox Little of Statesville; son: Jeffrey Little and wife Anita of Connelly Springs; daughters: Debbie L. Punch and husband Dwight of Hickory, Scottie L. Overton and husband Jimmy of Connelly Springs; mother of his children: Billie Sue Hall of Hickory; step-son: Kevin Edwards and wife Emily of Newton; step-daughter: Andrea Edwards and husband Bill Wortman of Statesville; brother: Percy Dale Little of Newton; sister: Marlene Cole of Cincinnati, Ohio; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Friday, December 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Old St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Newton. The Rev. Robert Sain officiated. The family received friends Friday, December 20, 2013 from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Old St. Paulís Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Roy B. Little Memorial Fund, c/o Jeff Little, 8581 Parker Ave., Connelly Springs, NC 28612 or Bradford and Dora Settlemyre Memorial Endowment Fund In Memory of Roy Little, c/o ELCA Foundation, 8765 West Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631

Condolences may be sent to the Little family at www.robertbennettfuneralservice.com

The Little family is in the care of Robert F. Bennett, Funeral Service Licensee, 828-465-2111.