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Official Obituary of

J. E. "Jake" Hefner

September 25, 1937 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

J. E. "Jake" Hefner Obituary

            J. E. “Jake” Hefner, age 86, of Taylorsville, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at his home. He was born September 25, 1937 in Alexander County, the son of the late Pleas Hefner and Amanda Bowman Hefner.

            In his earlier years, he was part owner of Taylorsville Upholster and then later built, from the ground up, Masterfield Furniture, which he was the proud owner of for 18 years. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling.

            Including his parents, he was preceded in death by: the mother of his children, Dorothy Chapman Hefner; and several brothers and sisters.

            Those left to cherish and honor his memories include: his wife, Ellen Trotter Hefner of the home; his sons, Johnny W. Hefner (Michelle), Jeffery L. Hefner (Ann) all of Taylorsville; his step-children, Monica Eades, Randy Eades; his grandchildren, Amanda Runion (Matt), Julee Hefner (Travis), Alison Lyons (Chris), Jansen Hefner, Misty Phinney (Matt); his great-grandchildren, Chole, Jacob, Carlee, Skylar, Mattie, Mattix, Makinley, Jonah; his step-grandchildren, Julia Workman, Joseph Workman, Mason Eades; his brothers, Larry Hefner, Ronald Hefner (Brenda) all of Taylorsville; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

            The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, February 25, 2024 at Unity Baptist Church, 5408 Rink Dam Road, Taylorsville, NC. Pastor Tony Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Friendship Lutheran Church Cemetery.

            The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. prior to the service.

            Memorials may be made to Unity Baptist Church Building Fund.

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February 25, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Unity Baptist Church
5408 Rink Dam Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Funeral Service
February 25, 2024

4:00 PM
Unity Baptist Church
5408 Rink Dam Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681


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