Age: 84 Address: Newton, NC Date of Death: Monday, December 16 2013 Arrangements: Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden
Stella Devine Ikard, age 84, of Newton passed away Monday, December 16, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Born November 4, 1929 in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Bunyon Floyd Devine and Dosie Goins Devine. Stella was a member of First United Methodist Church in Maiden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Terry Ikard; an infant daughter; three brothers; and three sisters.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years: Darwin McCaslin Ikard. Three Sons: Darwin Ikard Jr. and wife Regina of St. Charles, Missouri, Bruce Ikard of Spruce Pine, Randy Ikard and wife Brenda of Newton. One Brother: Glenn Devine of Georgia and one Sister: Rev. Betty Baxter of Maiden. 7 Grandchildren, 2 Great-Grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden with Rev. Betty Baxter officiating. Burial will follow in Maiden City Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00-1:45 p.m. at Burke Mortuary in Maiden prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the My Meds Medication Ministry of Spruce Pine or the American Heart Association. Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Ikard family.