Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mr. Brandon L. Paul

BURLINGTON - Mr. Brandon Lee Paul of 1202 Sharpe Road, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Walter Lee Paul and Mrs. Queen Plemmer Paul, who both survive. He attended Burlington City Schools and graduated from Williams High School in 1992, where he served as parliamentarian, president of Vica Club, member of the Junior Varsity and Varsity Basketball teams, Freshman class representative and senior year homecoming king. He played City Youth Basketball and was a member of the Burlington-Graham Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. He was a graduate of Winston-Salem Barber College and worked as a barber at the Barber Center in Burlington. He attended Union Chapel United Church of Christ.

Survivors other than his parents of Burlington include paternal grandmother, Mrs. Lula Beasley Paul of Burlington; and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ella Brown Plemmer of Tarboro.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church on Apple Street by Dr. R.W. Styles, pastor, the Rev. Ervin Milton, pastor of Union Chapel United Church of Christ and the Rev. Steven Clay, pastor of Morgantown Baptist Church. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at First Baptist Church from 7 to 8 Friday evening, and at other times at the home.

Sharpe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Clara F. Palmer

LEXINGTON - Mrs. Clara Faye Palmer, 81, of N.C. 8, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997, at her home.

Born June 1, 1916, in Davidson County, she was the wife of Mr. John F. Palmer, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. William ``Will'' Hedrick and Mrs. Ida Belle Swing Hedrick, both deceased. She was a member of Cotton Grove United Methodist Church.

Survivors other than her husband of Mountain Vista Health Park in Denton include a son, Mr. John Wayne Palmer of Tallahassee, Fla.; three daughters, Mrs. Linda F. Taylor of Candler, Mrs. Brenda Apple of Gibsonville and Mrs. Priscilla Graham of Florence, S.C.; two brothers, Mr. Lowell Hedrick and Mr. J.W. Hedrick, both of Lexington; four sisters, Mrs. Betty Harvey, Mrs. Nancy Swing and Mrs. Lucille Garner, all of Lexington, and the Rev. June Lambeth of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. William Hedrick; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Palmer.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Cotton Grove United Methodist Church by the Rev. Edgar Armfield Jr. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Davidson Funeral Home from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home of a grandson, Mr. Bobby Raby Jr., 3440 Hedrick Mill Road, Lexington.
 
 

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Ms. Moira J. Caffarey

SNOW CAMP - Ms. Moira J. Caffarey, 44, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997, at Duke University Medical Center.

A native of England, she settled in the United States in 1980. She was a riding instructor and worked with the Belgium Olympic Team. She worked as a trainer at Wembley Farm and for private families, training students as well as horses.

A memorial service will be conducted this evening at South Fork Friends Church in Snow Camp.

Memorials may be made to the American Hunter-Jumper Foundation, 335 Lancaster St., P.O. Box 369, West Boylston, Mass., 01583-0369.

The Cremation Society of the Carolinas Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mr. Joseph F. Boone

McLEANSVILLE - Mr. Joseph Fletcher Boone, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at Wesley Long Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jamestown.

A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Mrs. Josephine Anderson Boone, who survives. He served in the 10th Reconnaissance Troop in the Calvary of the U.S. Army during Word War II. He was a retired printer from Blue Bell and a retired farmer. He was a life member of the McLeansville Wildlife Club and was a fisherman. He was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include five sisters, Ms. Lena Trainor and Ms. Bertha Hatem, both of Mobile, Ala., Ms. Margaret Smithey of Greensboro, Ms. Lelia Lucas of Burlington and Ms. Betty Brady of Graham.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Forbis and Dick North Elm Street Funeral Home Chapel in Greensboro. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church cemetery in Greensboro.

The family will be at Forbis and Dick Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, Cemetery Fund, 5120 Burlington Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27405; or to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 60 Bay St., Staten Island, N.Y. 10301.
 
 

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Mr. Thomas Mewborn

WINSTON-SALEM - Mr. Thomas Britt Mewborn, 53, of 103 Greenhaven Drive, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at his home after five months of failing health.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Judi Green Mewborn, who survives, and the son of Mr. Virgil Hyman Mewborn Jr. and Mrs. Ruby Britt Mewborn, both deceased. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was an N.C. Licensed Optician and was a member of the N.C. Opticians Association. He was a member of Davis Street United Methodist Church in Burlington.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Mr. Chris Berkwitch of Destin, Fla.; two daughters, Miss Angela Mewborn of Greenville, N.C., and Mrs. Britt Stadler of Greensboro; two sisters, Mrs. Suzanne Jones of Winston-Salem and Mrs. Jane Stenberg of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and a brother, Dr. Virgil H. Mewborn III of Burlington.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem, 1100-C S. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.

Rich and Thompson Funeral Service Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Zona M. Young

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Zona Caroline Moody Young, 84, of 323 Baldwin Road, formerly of 1460 White's Kennel Road, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at White Oak Manor after four years of failing health, four weeks critical.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. James Montague Young, and the daughter of Mr. John Moody and Mrs. Lenora Pike Moody, both deceased. She was retired from May Draperies. She was a member of North Graham Baptist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Thelma Moody Fowle of Asheboro.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Erma Moody Fogleman and Mrs. Sarah Lee Moody Murray; and two brothers, Mr. John W. Moody and Mr. Floyd Moody.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Allan Ritter, pastor of North Graham Baptist Church. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 8:30 this evening.
 
 

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Mrs. Betty Bullard

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Betty Bullard, 76, of 2305 McKinney St., died at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after one year of failing health.

A native of Pittsburgh, she was the wife of the late Mr. Crayden Ashley Bullard, and the daughter of Mr. Joseph Frank Kalina and Mrs. Stella Holden Kalina. She was the owner and operator of Eastlawn Day Nursery for 30 years. She was a former director of the N.C. Christian Youth Crusaders and was a founding member of Graham Wesleyan Church.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. Robert ``Bob'' Bullard and Mr. Don Bullard, both of Burlington; a daughter, Mrs. Ronald (Betty) Chastain of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Ed Kalina of Bluefield, Va., and Mr. Don Kalina of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Stella Hendon of Anniston, Ala.; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Graham Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Ken Culbertson, pastor of Christ Wesleyan Church in Greensboro and the Rev. J. Henry Cavenaugh, pastor of Graham Wesleyan Church. 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 Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening.
 
 

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Mr. Charlie Whitesell

GIBSONVILLE - Mr. Charlie Sylvester Whitesell, 86, of 212 Wyrick St., died at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at his home after a long illness.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Beatrice Floyd Whitesell, who survives, and the son of Mr. Henry C. Whitesell and Mrs. Laura Wall Whitesell, both deceased. He was superintendent of street and water works for the Town of Gibsonville for 30 years. He was a member of Gibsonville United Methodist Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Ms. Maxine Neese of Julian, Mrs. Carol Neece of Elon College and Mrs. Lois Fuller of Whitsett; two sons, Mr. Richard Whitesell of Salisbury and Mr. Frank Whitesell of Wilmington; a sister, Mrs. Mary Welborn of Haw River; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. James ``Buddy'' Whitesell; two sisters, Ms. Myrtle May and Ms. Blonda Hall; and a brother, Mr. Samuel Whitesell.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Robert M. Smith Jr., pastor of Gibsonville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Gibsonville Town Cemetery.

The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Gibsonville United Methodist Church, 501 Church St., Gibsonville, N.C. 27249.
 
 

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Mr. Herbert Jeffries

BURLINGTON - Mr. Herbert Jeffries of 2517 McCray Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at his home.

Sharpe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.


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