|Rachel Blair Abernathy
May 31, 1998
RALEIGH -- Rachel Blair Abernathy, 18, an 11th grade high school student
at Leesville Road High School died Sunday. Funeral service will be held
2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Millbrook Road. Burial in
Pine Forest Memorial Gardens. Surviving are her parents, Harley G. and
Janet H. Abernathy; sister, Michelle Abernathy of the home; maternal grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Grover Hall of Durham; aunts and uncles, Robin and Tammy Pendergraph
of Durham, Robert and Joan Abernathy of Hillsborough and Eddie and Wendy
Hall of Oxford; cousins, Robin, Kristina and Katie Abernathy all of Hillsborough,
Whitney Pendergraph of Durham and Haley Brooke Hall of Oxford. The family
will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday.
William C. Bailey
William Curtis Bailey, 67, of Brookneal,died about 5 p. m. Wednesday,
Febuary 1, in Lynchburg General Hospital after a brief illness.
Born at Hat Creek, Campbell County, Feb. 20, 1888, he was the
son of the
late William Marshall and Bessie Viola Bailey. He was a member of Brookneal
Baptist Church. Mr Bailey was a representative of a nursery concern.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs Sarah Hough Bailey, Brookneal; a son,
William Curtis Bailey,Jr., and a grandchild of Baton Rouge, La.; and
Herman and Mayre Bailey, both of Brookneal.
The body is at Henderson Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements.
Mr. B. H. Crowder is taken away by Death!
Nov. 13, 1941
Former Register of Deeds and Beloved Citizen of Wadesboro Passes Away
at His Home Sunday Night.
A cause of general sorrow throughout out Anson County and vicinity
was the death of Benjamin Henry Crowder, venerable and beloved resident
of Wadesboro, who succumbed at his home at 11:20 o' clock Sunday night
after a long period of failing health. He was nearly 81 years in of age,
having been born on November 26, 1860. Having lived this span of years
in this community with the general approval of his fellow men and therefore,
we are assured, in the loving grace of his Creator.
Mr. Crowder was a son of the late William Crowder and Mrs. Sarah Henry
Crowder, both members of substantial and highly esteemed families. Surviving
Mr. Crowder, are his beloved wife, who was formerly Miss Ida Murr; one
daughter, Miss Pauline Crowder, of Concord; two sons, W. Murr Crowder and
B. H. Crowder, Jr., both of Wadesboro, and one sister, Mrs. Lydia Hough,
of Durham. In his lifetime, Mr Crowder served very acceptably in several
positions, including both public and private responsibilities. He was elected
register of deeds of Anson County in 1916 and continued to hold this office
very worthily for ten years.
After this he accepted the office of County accountant, keeping this
post from April 1927 to April 1931, when he retired, yielding to the infirmities
of age. A few years later when he sustained a stroke which was the beginning
of his last illness.
The funeral was held in the Wadesboro Methodist church, of which Mr.
Crowder was a loyal and sincere member, at 2:30 0'clock, Tuesday afternoon.
The Pastor, Rev. Chas. P. Bowles conducted the service in the presence
of a large congregation who placed many floral tributes of unusual beauty
upon the casket. Pall bearers were: J. M. Austin, H. V. D. Clark, H. P.
Taylor, J. F. Allen, P. J. kiker and Lester Allen. Among the honorary pall
bearers were C. C. Uren, I. C. Phifer, J. C. Jones, Hal Little, F. E. Liles,
R. S. Pruette, F. E. Thomas and G. K. Craig.
Dora Pearl Kittrell
October 27, 1901-March 23, 1983
Mrs. Dora Pearl Kittrell, 81, died Wednesday.
Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Ruth Hinson Workman of Durham, Mrs. Tessie
Stinson of Hillsborough; son Robert Frank Kittrell of Durham; sister, Mrs
Bett Williams of Greenville; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.Arrangements
by Bell-Munden Funeral Home.
Dora Pearl Dixon-Kittrell died in Durham, NC. She was the daughter
of James Dixon of Pitt County, NC.
Otis Kittrell Services Held In Keystone, Fla.
Otis Kittrell, 79, of Keystone Heights, died in Starke Monday morning,
November 30, 1970 after an extended illness. He was a native of North Carolina
and retired machinist.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Frank Ilgen, Keystone Heights; Mrs.
Karl Anderson, Wilson,NC; Mrs. Ernest Scoggins, Charlotte, NC.; and Mrs.
Tabor Hill, North Augusta, SC. ; one sister, Mrs. Olive Morris, Chesapeake,
VA. ; one brother, Guy W. Kittrell, Morehead City, NC., and nine grandchildren.
Funeral servicess were held a 3:30p.m. Wednesday in the Community Church
of Keystone Heights with Rev. Stuart McCord officiating. Interment was
in Keystone Heights Cemetery under the direction of DeWitt C. Jones Funeral
James H. Hall
Grave Side Services For James H. Hall
Graveside services for James H. Hall born November 28, 1919, died June
26, 1973, were
held at New Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, NC, Thursday 3 p.m. June 28,1973.
Rev. Harry Brown Clergyman. Pallbearers were: Donald Register, Gary Fowler,
Edward Fowler, Bobby Dew, Ray Terry and Roger Rhew. In charge of services;
Clements Funeral Service, Durham, NC.
Murray F. Hall
Murray Fleet Hall, 43 died Friday night in a local hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p. m. Sunday at Wesley Heights
Methodist Church by Rev. J. R. Regan.
Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park with Masonic rites.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Edna Riddle Hall; his parents, Fleet
Hall and Mrs. Linnie Phillips Hall of Fayetteville; one daughter, Linda
Mae Hall of the home; and one brother, Ralph F. Hall of Fayetteville.
Mr. Hall was associtated with Fayetteville Supply Co. He was a charter
member of Wesley Heights Methodist Church and superintendent of the Sunday
School. He formerly served as chairman of the church official board for
several years. He was senior warden of Phoenix Lodge No. 8, AF & AM,
and was president-elect of the Band Parents Club of Alexander Graham Junior
A graduate of Fayetteville High School and Elise Academy of Robbins,
he formerly served on the Fayetteville Board of Education. He also was
formerly a member of Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department.
Mr. Hall was a veteran of World War II.
Percival Lee Hough
August 20, 1929
Percival Lee Hough, whose sudden and tragic passing shocked the entire
county, was a son of t he late Hezekiah Hough and the late Mrs. Julia Martin
Hough, and was 57 years old. He was born in Lilesville Township, and had
lived all his life in the county, much of the time in Wadesboro. He was
the owner of a large farm in Lilesville township, and in recent years had
done much lumbering, having saw mills in the vicinity of Clarkton, where,
for some time, he had spent much time. He returned from Clarkton last Saturday
with the Negroes, who were employed by him, and all had started back to
Clarkton Tuesday morning. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Frankie Staton
Hough. and by the following sons and daughters: Everette Hough, of Hot
Springs, Va.; Preston Hough, of Clarkton; Ben Hough, of Wadesboro; Wat
Hough, of Andrews,S.C.; Ben Hough, of Wadesboro; Misses Eula B.,Edna and
Addie Hough, at home. Surviving also are one sister Mrs H. H. Cox, and
two brothers, Messrs. W.R. Hough, of Lilesville, and Ed. Hough. He was
a good citizen, dignified and conservative in his bearing, honorable in
all his dealings, having the respect and esteem of all who knew him. He
was a member of the Baptist church. He had a reputation as a careful automobile
driver, and only last Monday, in a conversation on the corner, he said
that he had only one life to live, and that he intended to drive carefully.
He made it a rule never to go faster than 35 miles an hour and to keep
on his side of the road. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the
Hough residence here by Dr B. F. Bray and Rev. M. L. Dorton, of Badin,
in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives, and interment
was in Eastview Cemetery, where the body was laid to rest beneath a mound
of beautiful flowers.
Mr. W. A. "Sam" Hough
Funeral services for William Armstrong (Sam) Hough, 81, who died Monday,
will be conducted at 4 p. m. Tuesday from the Howard and Carter Funeral
Chapel. Rev. Harold Leatherman and Rev. Eugene Taylor will officiate and
burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mrs Regenia
Taylor Hough of the home; two sisters, Mrs Ida Hall and Mrs. Mamie Hall,
both of Durham; a foster son, Billy Barfield of Kinston. Nephews will serve
as pallbearers. (dated: 5/29/71)
Odis E. Jones
of Morehead City, North Carolina
Odis E. Jones, 80, of Morehead City, died Tuesday Febuary 16, 1999
at Carteret General Hospital.
He served in the U. S. Army and received a Bronze Star, Good Conduct
Medal and, Victory Medal and Meritorious Unit Award.
He was retired from civil service a Marine Corps. Air Station-Cherry
Point. Agrave side service will be a 2 p. m. Thursday a bayview
Cemetery with Dr. J. Randall Sherron officiating.
He is survived byhis wife Kathleen Kittrell Jones; two sons, Michael
K. Jones of Morehead City and Victor C. Jones of Raleigh:
two sisters, Helen Chappell and June Piner, both of Beaufort; three
grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p. m. Thursday a Munden
Funeral home and Crematory, Morehead City.
Willie Robert Kittrell
service to be Sunday
Died Thursday December 3, 1998
Willie Robert Kittrell, 88, of Morehead City, died Thursday at Craven
Regional Medical Center, New Bern.
He worked for Leggett, Riverside, Dixie and White Ice Cream Milk companies
for 21 years. He started working with Kittrell Auto Parts, Morehead City,
in 1964 and continued until 1990. He was a member of Crab Point Free Will
Baptist Church and was a Mason with the Ocean Lodge 405 in Morehead City.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Crab Point Free Will Baptist
Church with the Rev. Ray Whitby officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Fleming Kittrell; a daughter, Marlene
Kittrell Roper of Marietta, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Iris Rice of Morehead
City; three sons, Ralph Perry Kittrell, Roy Kittell and Walter Gray Kittrell,
all of Morehead City; a stepson, Melvin Fleming of Morehead City; four
sisters, Neta Smith, Macy Fitzgerald and Kathleen Jones, all of Morehead
City, and Evie Williams of Beaufort; three brothers, Andrew Kittrell, Willard
Kittrell and Richard Kittrell, all of Morehead City; 12 grandchildren;
two step grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Munden
Funeral Home, Morehead City.
Raiford Earl "Ray" Terry
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 30, 1996 at 11:00 A.
M. for Raiford Earl "Ray" Terry at the Hudson Funeral Chapel.by the Rev.
Randy Willis. Internment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.. Organist was
Mrs. Edna Kellam. Soloist was Mrs. Roberta S. Addison. Songs were "In The
Garden and " Amazing Grace". Pallbearers were; Russ watkins, Gary Shepherd,
Richard Fragnito, Mike Mangrum, Michael Shepherd and Sonny Newcomb. Surviving
Mr. Terry are his wife, Patricia Shepherd Terry, of the home, one son,
Robert Martin Terry, one daughter, Ashley Ann Terry both of the home. Also
surviving are; his mother, Lois Hall Terry, and two sisters, Sandra Terry
Watkins and Mary Terry Rigsbee. Mr. Terry was a native of Durham, NC. He
was born July 1, 1953 and died unexpectedly October 27, 1996 at Durham
County General Hospital after a breif illness.
Mrs. Eliza Estes Webb
Passes at advanced age
Aged woman dies at son's home:
was a remarkable and Useful Woman
Death visited the home of Mr. Serug Webb, near Morganton, last Friday
morning, March 28th, and took their beloved mother, Mrs. Eliza Estes Webb.
She was in her ninetieth year, having been born November 6, 1833.
She was the widow of the late John R. Webb, who passed away January
17. 1914. She was a daughter of Rebuin Estes and was born near Colletsville,
where she spent her life until the last few months, spending her time with
her children in Lenoir and Morganton. "Aunt Liza" ( as many many people
called her) was a reasonable woman in many ways. In spite of her advanced
age, she wanted to be busy always, doing something for somebody. She could
walk quite a way to visit a neighbor and did not wear glasses except to
read or write.
The passing of "Aunt Liza" removes one of the old landmarks from Caldwell
and possibly the oldest person in the County. She leaves a large number
of relatives and friends to mourn her going. We will miss her, for she
was ever cheerful and bright.
She is survived by four children J. R. and Serug Webb, of Morganton;
Mrs. C. A. Davis and Mrs. Sidney Cannon of Lenoir.
There are 44 living grandchildren and 54 great grandchildren.
John R. Webb
Mr. John R. Webb died at the family residence on Johns River on Saturday
the 17th. inst., at 8am.aged 68 years. Deceased had been a resident of
Caldwell County all of his life; and was highly esteemed by a wide circle
He was the son of the late Serug and Mary Webb. He was the brother
of W. J. Webb, H. M. Webb and Mrs. J. E Baird who survive him.
He married Miss Elisa Estes, and of this union his widow four children,
forty grand children and twelve great grand children survive him.
His sons are J. Baker Webb and Serug Webb, the daughters are Mrs. Maggie
Davis and Mrs. Nina Cannon.
He was a soldier in the Civil War serving in Co. K. thirty-fifth N.C.
The burial which occured on Sunday th 13th. was at the Baker burial
place on the farm of Mr. C. A. Davis on Johns River.
The mans friends of the relatives extend to them their sincere sympathy
in their bereavement.
Jan. 19th, 1914
Mrs. Tena (Webb) Ramsey
Saturday August 30, 1975
Morganton, North Carolina
Mrs. Tena Aline Ramsey, 56, of Rt. 4 Morganton died at 5:45 p. m. Friday
in Grace Hospital following 15 years of declining
health and a serious illness of two weeks.
She was born in Burke County on Oct. 24, 1918 to the late Serug and
Bessie Arney Webb. Mrs. Ramsey was twice married.
Mrs. first husband was the late, Finley Brittain. Surviving are her
second husband, Robert Guy Ramsey; a son; Danny A. Brittain
of Orange Park, Fla.; a daughter Mrs. Gary J. Fox of Rt. 4 Morganton;
three brothers; Tice Webb of Morganton; Jake Webb of
Drexel and Marshall Webb of Fayetteville; six sisters, Mrs. William
Jones of Jonas Ridge; Mrs. William Duckworth of Winston
Salem, Mrs. Ervin Chapman of Portsmouth, Va., Mrs. Fred Penland, Mrs.
Ively McGimsey and Mrs. Janie Newton, all of
Morganton; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Ramsey had been a saleslady for Stanlely Home Products for a number
of years. She and her second husband had
owned and operated Frog and Texas Barbecue Pit in Morganton. Mrs. Ramsey
was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church, Burke
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p. m. Sunday in Colonial
Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home, Morganton, by the
Rev. Jack Guffey. Burial will be in Burke Memorial Park near Morganton.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7:30 until 9 O'Clock tonight.