Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mrs. Pauline Mangrum

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Pauline Justice Mangrum, 81, of 507 Everett St., Apt. 212-A, died at 9:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 1997, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after a critical illness of three days.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Dewey Freeman Mangrum and the daughter of Mr. Richard Justice and Mrs. Daisy Dean Shoe Justice, both deceased. She was a retired employee of West Webb Curb Market Grill and a member of Glen Hope Baptist Church and the Victory Sunday School Class.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Jean Mangrum Agnew of Raleigh and Mrs. Gearldine Mangrum Steele of Graham; one sister, Mrs. Hazel Higgins of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Glenn Justice and Mr. Willard Justice, both of Burlington; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Janet Lee Cook.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Glen Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Bob Stephenson, associate pastor, and the Rev. Mike Workman, pastor of Holly Springs Baptist Church of Mt. Airy. The body will be at Lowe Funeral Home 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gearaldine Steele, 2269 N.C. 87 South, Graham, N.C. 27253.
 
 

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Mrs. Abby A. Wheeler

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Abby Adams Wheeler, 78, of 910 Harris St. died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at her home after one year of failing health, three months critical.

A native of Wake County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Donald Gray Wheeler Sr. and the daughter of Mr. Lonnie Adams and Mrs. Annie Price Adams, both deceased. She was a retired textile worker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Leonard of Graham, Mrs. Dorothy Poole of Burlington and Mrs. Patricia Willets of Gibsonville; a son, Mr. Donald G. Wheeler Jr. of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Mr. Almond West of Holly Springs; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Peggy Porterfield.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Uston McKenzie and the Rev. Raymond Webb. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 9 tonight and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Effie M. Kirk

GREENSBORO - Mrs. Effie Miles Kirk, 93, a resident of Masonic and Eastern Star Home, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997.

A native of Mebane, she was the wife of the late Mr. Klyde G. Kirk and the daughter of Mr. Mike B. Miles and Mrs. Sallie Fitch Miles, both deceased. She moved to Durham in 1925 and was employed by Ashlin, Thomas, Knight and King CPAs for many years. She was a member of the Southgate Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, in Durham for many years and was awarded a lifetime membership.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Betsy M. Swain; and several neices and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane by the Rev. Al Trotter. A memorial service will be held later at the Masonic and Eastern Star Home.

Memorials may be made to the Masonic and Eastern Star Home, 700 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27420.

Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home in Durham is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Annie M. York

MEBANE - Mrs. Annie Mae Scott York, 73, of 7719 Lebanon Church Road died at 9:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after an illness of four days.

Born June 1, 1924, in Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. William ``Bill'' Woodrow York and the daughter of Mr. Tate Scott and Mrs. Swannie Spivey Scott, both deceased. She was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robin Hall of Burlington and Ms. Katherine York of Mebane; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by the Rev. Tommy Evans. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 this evening [ mon ]and at other times at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Robin Hall, 2711 Mebane-Rogers Road, Mebane.
 
 

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Mr. Hobart C. Smith

CHARLOTTE - Mr. Hobart C. Smith, 73, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Dorothy Smith, who survives, and the son of the late Mr. Carl Smith and Mrs. Edith Dollar Smith. He was a graduate of Burlington Business College and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served in England and Germany. He founded Hobart Smith Construction Company in 1960 and served as CEO until he retired. He was past president of the Home Builders Association and was a trustee on the Board of Directors at Gardner-Webb University for more than 30 years. He was a member of University Hills Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher, deacon and a member of the building committee. He was also active with the North Carolina Baptist Men.

Survivors other than his wife include three sons, Mr. Hobart C. Smith Jr., Mr. Tony Smith and Mr. Kevan Smith, all of Charlotte; two daughters, Ms. Ann S. Hodges of Charlotte and Mrs. Eduardo (Sophia) Steibel of Boiling Springs; three brothers, Mr. Neal Smith of Mebane, and Mr. C.F. Smith and Mr. Curtis Smith, both of Burlington; one sister, Ms. Lorane Childress of Mebane; and nine grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today[ Monday] in the University Hills Baptist Church by the Rev. Philip M. Young and Dr. Craven Williams. A private burial will follow.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, c / o University Hills Baptist Church, 1500 Suther Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28213.

Harry & Bryant Company is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Kerry L. Jarman

GASTONIA - Mrs. Kerry Lamm Jarman, 52, of 2209 Kings Drive, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at her home.

A native of Bailey, she was the wife of Mr. Richard R. Jarman, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Donald M. Lamm and Mrs. Undine L. Lamm, who survive. She was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a member of the Junior League of Gaston County, the North Carolina Association of CPAs, Rotary Club of Gastonia and the First Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder. She was formerly employed by the Gaston County Department of Social Services and as employment counselor for the Gaston County Employment Security Commission before establishing her own business, Kerry Jarman, CPA. She was a member of the Magnolia Garden Club and served as an officer in the club council. She was a past president of the Gaston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, former district captain of the March of Dimes and was listed in ``Personalities of the South'' and ``Notable Americans.'' She was a member of the William Gaston DAR and UDC, Bethel Herves Chapter.

Survivors other than her husband of the home and parents of Bailey include a son, Mr. Richard R. ``Rich'' Jarman Jr. of the home; two brothers, Mr. W. Franklin Lamm of Houston and Mr. Phillip D. Lamm of Sumter, S.C.; a sister, Ms. Donna L. Poindexter of Burlington; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Gary Fulton and Dr. David Stoker.

The family will be at the church one hour before the service.

Memorials may be made to the Children's Home Society of North Carolina, P.O. Box 14608, Greensboro, N.C. 27415-4608; or to a charity of choice.

McLean and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Edna Clayton

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Edna Virginia Borror Landis Riggleman Clayton, 80, of 410 W. Fifth St., died at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after one year of failing health, one week critical.

A native of Grant County, W.Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. William Wright Clayton and the daughter of Mr. James Harrison Borror and Mrs. Ada Belle Judy Borror, both deceased. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Durham and attended Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Burlington.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Shirley Faulkner of Burlington, Mrs. Carol Horne of Pinehurst, Mrs. Ruby Dixon of Murphy, and Mrs. Millie Dixon of Waynesville; one son, Mr. Elmer William ``Bill'' Landis of Bayamon, Puerto Rico; three brothers, Mr. Calvin C. Borror and Mr. Richard Borror, both of Upper Track, W.Va., and Mr. Ronald Lester Borror of Petersburg, W.Va.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rich & Thompson Chapel by the Rev. Jim Hobbs of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 5 to 7 tonight and at other times at the home.
 

Mrs. Kathleen Shepherd

GIBSONVILLE - Mrs. Kathleen I. Shepherd, 79, of 700 Springwood Ave. died at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, at her home after a critical illness of two months.

A native of Guilford County, she was the wife of Mr. Frank Shepherd, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Dan Mebane Ingle and Mrs. Ella Shepherd Ingle, both deceased. She formerly worked with Liberty Hosiery Mills and Burlington Industries. She was a member of Springwood Presbyterian Church.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Lyndia S. Kleeberg of Gibsonville; a sister, Mrs. Frances I. Anderson of McLeansville; a brother, Mr. Vance Ingle of Whitsett; and a grandchild.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Holt, Mrs. Ruth Moser, Mrs. Estelle Troxler and Mrs. Lucille Isley; and five brothers, Mr. Lee Ingle, Mr. C.B. Ingle, Mr. D.M. Ingle, Mr. Woodrow Ingle and Mr. Jake Ingle.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Springwood Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Jonathan Freeman, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 7 to 9 tuesday evening.
 
 

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Mrs. Abby A. Wheeler

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Abby Adams Wheeler, 78, of 910 Harris St. died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at her home after one year of failing health, three months critical.

A native of Wake County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Donald Gray Wheeler Sr., and the daughter of Mr. Lonnie Adams and Mrs. Annie Price Adams, both deceased. She was a retired textile worker and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Leonard of Graham, Mrs. Dorothy Poole of Burlington and Mrs. Patricia Willets of Gibsonville; a son, Mr. Donald G. Wheeler Jr. of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Mr. Almond West of Holly Springs; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Peggy Porterfield.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Oston McKenzie and the Rev. Raymond Webb. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at the home.
 
 

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Mr. Monroe Maynard

BURLINGTON - Mr. Monroe Cleveland Maynard, 77, of 425 Sixth St., died at 12:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at his home after an illness of several months.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Eva Ramsey Maynard, who survives, and the son of Mr. Clem Maynard Sr. and Mrs. Mary Bigelow Maynard, both deceased. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of First Baptist Church on Apple Street.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Ms. Karen Maynard of Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Mary Frances Williams of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. David L. Maynard Sr. and Mr. Clem Maynard Jr., both of Burlington; a stepson, Mr. Clayton Lee Ramsey of Graham; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. John ``Hook'' Maynard, Mr. Ervin Maynard and Mr. Walter Maynard.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church on Apple Street by Dr. Richard W. Styles Sr. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at the church from 10 to 11 Wednesday morning.

Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Ethel E. Brock

ANDERSON, S.C. - Mrs. Ethel Elrod Brock, 90, of 313 B Street, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at Ellenburg Nursing Center.

Born July 12, 1907, in Hartwell, Ga., she was the wife of the late Mr. John T. Brock, and the daughter of Mr. E. Noah Elrod and Mrs. Rosa Lee Temple Elrod, both deceased. She was a retired textile employee. She was a member of Garner Memorial Baptist Church in Anderson.

Survivors include a son, Mr. Daniel H. Brock of Burlington; four sisters, Ms. Lillie Belle Williams, Ms. Vera Dyar and Ms. Willie Bolt, all of Anderson, and Ms. Bobbie Cobb of Greenwood, S.C.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Clate Elrod and Mr. Stanley Elrod; and five sisters, Ms. Mary Herbin, Ms. Sue Snead, Ms. Ila Mae Spake, Ms. Bert Heaton and Ms. Grace Perry; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McDougald Funeral Home Inc. by the Rev. Tim Anderson and Dr. Jack Couch. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Inc. in Anderson.

The family will be at McDougald Funeral Home from 6 to 7:30 Tuesday evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Garner Memorial Baptist Church, 902 Glenn St., Anderson, S.C. 29625.
 
 

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Mr. Jackie R. Smith Sr.

McLEANSVILLE - Mr. Jackie Rayhart Smith Sr., 47, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at Forsyth Hospital.

A native of Guilford County, he was married for 28 years to Mrs. Sandy N. Smith, who survives, and was the son of Mr. Frank T. Smith Sr., who survives, and the late Mrs. Jettie E. Smith. He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and was a sound technician.

Survivors other than his wife of the home and father include a son, Mr. Jackie R. Smith Jr. of Browns Summit; two daughters, Ms. Tamisha S. Stanley and Ms. April S. York, both of Greensboro; five sisters, Ms. Almeta Apple, Ms. Jewel Hutchens, Ms. Louise Tippett, Ms. Barbara Chilton and Ms. Frances Worley; nine brothers, Mr. Frank T. Smith Jr., Mr. Wayne Smith, Mr. Charles Smith, Mr. Richard Smith, Mr. David Smith, Mr. Dale Smith, Mr. Ralph Smith, Mr. Glenn Smith and Mr. Darrell Smith; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Leland Smith.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Southside Baptist Church. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at Hanes-Lineberry North Elm Chapel from 6:30 to 8:30 Tuesday evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 1001 Greenhaven Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27406.
 
 

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Mrs. Anniemay Staples

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Anniemay Mudie Staples, 68, of 1763 Wheeler Bridge Road died at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, at her home.

A native of Medford, Mass., she was the wife of Mr. Raphnel ``Ray'' Staples, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Ronald Mudie and Mrs. Mildred Magison Mudie, both deceased.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include two sons, Mr. Raphnel Staples Jr. of Matthews and Mr. Malcolm John Staples of Durham; a brother, Mr. Lloyd Mudie of Maine; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Faith Ellen Staples.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. R.E.L. Moser. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary from 12:30 to 2 Wednesday afternoon, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mr. James A. Hatch

MEBANE - Mr. James Addison Hatch, 44, of 7314 Lebanon Road, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at his home.

Born Dec. 28, 1952, in Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Regina Lynch Hatch, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Nannie Bell Hatch Torres, who survives, and the late Mr. Ardis Jerome Hatch. He was self-employed with J.H. Trucking.

Survivors other than his wife include a daughter, Ms. Jeannie Lavon Hatch Inman of Snow Camp; four brothers, Mr. Dennis Jerome Hatch, Mr. Eddie Dean Hatch and Mr. Hubert Owen ``Butch'' Hatch, all of Mebane, and Mr. Kenneth Allan Hatch of Morganton; a sister, Ms. Joyce Lavon Brady of Burlington; and a grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Kristie Starr Hatch.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oakwood Cemetery.

The family will be at Walker Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 Tuesday evening.
 
 

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Mr. Lemoyne Whitaker

RALEIGH - Mr. Lemoyne M. Whitaker, 73, of 507 Cape Ave. died Friday, Nov. 28, 1997.

Born July 5, 1924, he was the husband of Mrs. Etta B. Whitaker, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Whitaker and Mrs. Sallie Whitaker, both deceased.

Survivors other than his wife of New York City include a son, Mr. Myron E. Whitaker of Holly Springs; three sisters, Ms. Doris Whitaker, Ms. Setha Whitaker and Ms. Armecie Payne, all of Raleigh; three brothers, Mr. Odom Whitaker of Burlington, Mr. Cato Whitaker of Raleigh and Mr. Kermit Whitaker of Garner; two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and four great-stepgrandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Macedonia United Church of Christ in Raleigh. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens.

The family will be at the church one hour before the service. Haywood Funeral Home Inc. in Raleigh is in charge of arrangements.


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