Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Rev. William Young Sr.

GIBSONVILLE - The Rev. William Saunders Young Sr., 93, of 616 Ellen Drive, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Skilled Nursing Division of Alamance Regional Medical Center after five years of failing health, five days critical.

A native of Danville, Va., he was the husband of the late Mrs. Donnie Dixon Young, and Mrs. Ruth L. Young, who survives. He was the son of Mr. William Andrew Young and Mrs. Lelia Hodnett Young, both deceased. He was a retired Baptist minister and was the founder of the Eastern North Carolina Baptist Fellowship. He was a member of Johnson Baptist Church in Browns Summit.

Survivors other than his wife of Browns Summit include four daughters, Mrs. Cathy Y. McDaniel of McLeansville, Mrs. Carol Y. Massey of Mebane, Mrs. Betty Y. Bailey of Greensboro and Mrs. Donna Y. Powell of Burlington; five sons, Mr. William S. ``Buddy'' Young Jr. of Graham, Mr. Richard V. Young of Mebane, Mr. Glenn D. Young and Jerry E. Young, both of Gibsonville, and Mr. Millard ``Henry'' Young of Burlington; four sisters, Mrs. Helen Wrenn, Mrs. Deloris Flemming, Mrs. Nellie Hamm and Mrs. Louise Wrenn, all of Burlington; 24 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Mary Y. Snow.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at New Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Randy Hobbs, the Rev. Raymond Webb and the Rev. James Pruitt. Burial will be in Gibsonville Town Cemetery.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Wednesday evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Laura M. Midgett

WAVES - Mrs. Laura Kay Maness Midgett, 58, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997, at an Outer Banks medical facility.

A native of Greensboro, she was the wife of the late Mr. Dennis Lannon Midgett Sr., and the daughter of the late Ms. Bertha Mae Maness. She was the postmaster for the Wanchese Post Office and was a member of Fairhaven United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Laura Denise Midgett of Waves and Ms. Kaye Wrenn Griffin of Virginia Beach, Va.; a son, Mr. Dennis Lannon Midgett Jr. of Waves; a sister, Ms. Faye Gaulden of Burlington; and seven grandchildren.

The funeral was conducted Monday at Fairhaven United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ray Warren, the Rev. John Carlock and the Rev. Berry Taylor. Burial was in the family cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fairhaven United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 129, Avon, N.C. 27915; or to Salvo Assembly of God, P.O. Box 84, Salvo, N.C. 27972.

Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo was in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Ruth B. Sykes

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Ruth Bates Sykes, 69, of 2627 Anthony Road died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Duke University Medical Center after two years of failing health, three weeks critical.

A native of Halifax County, Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. James W. Sykes, and the daughter of Mr. George Lee Bates and Mrs. Bessie Hancock Bates, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of the Burlington Assembly of God.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Jamie B. Eanes of Graham and a brother, Mr. Louis Bates of Oklahoma.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Wednesday evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Edna B. Hensley

LAKELAND, Fla. - Mrs. Edna Bazemore Hensley, 78, formerly of Burlington, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997, at Lakeland Florida Hospital.

A native of Person County, she worked in shoe sales for Sellars Department Store in Burlington for many years.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Becky Sims of Winter Haven, Fla.

A memorial service was held Sunday in Winter Haven.

Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington provided local information.
 
 

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Mrs. Rena Underwood

ELON COLLEGE - Mrs. Rena Walker Underwood, 81, of 1390 Underwood Road, died Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at her home.

A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Russell E. Underwood, and the daughter of Mr. George Weldon Walker and Mrs. Annie Sartin Walker, both deceased. She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in the Cherry Grove/Camp Springs Community. She was a member of Camp Springs United Methodist Church, where she was a former member of the Women's Society.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. Donald Troxler and Mr. Tommy Underwood, both of Elon College; three daughters, Ms. Norma Simmons and Ms. Mary Simmons, both of Elon College and Ms. Betty Blanchard of Burlington; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Shelby Renshaw of High Point; four brothers, Mr. G.W. Walker Jr. and Mr. Samuel Walker, both of Reidsville, Mr. Homer B. Walker of Gibsonville and Mr. Mitchell Walker of Ruffin; a sister, Ms. Mildred Combs of Gibsonville; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a stepson, Mr. Cleo Underwood; and one grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Camp Springs United Methodist Church by the Rev. Charlie Litzenberger. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Citty Funeral Home in Reidsville from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Camp Springs United Methodist Church, c/o Ms. Janice Vernon, 2937 Marshall Graves Road, Yanceyville, N.C. 27379.
 
 

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Mrs. Evelyn Dunham

SHELBY - Mrs. Evelyn Love Dunham, 79, of 123 E. Debbie Drive died Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at the Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Shelby.

Hanes-Lineberry North Elm Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
 
 

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Mr. Willard Inman

GRAHAM - Mr. Willard Inman, 65, of 214 Maple St., died at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Haywood County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mattie Cates Inman. He was employed by Ramada Inn.

McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
 
 

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Mr. William Atanacio

BURLINGTON - Mr. William Yutuc Atanacio, 23, of 2830 Westchester Drive, died at 12:40 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

A native of Olongapo City, Philippines, he was the son of Mr. Roosevelt Pericio Atanacio and Mrs. Edith Lucas Atanacio, who survive. He was a sales clerk with Belk Beck Department Store in Holly Hill Mall.

Survivors other than his parents include two sisters, Miss Princess Y. Atanacio and Miss Amie Erika Atanacio, both of Burlington; and three brothers, Mr. Don Yutuc Atanacio of Japan, Mr. Omar Y. Atanacio of Burlington and Mr. Roosevelt Y. Atanacio of Bahrain.

A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 1:30 to 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Marine L. Fuquay

MEBANE - Mrs. Marine L. Fuquay, 73, of 413 North First St., Mebane, died at 5:55 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Vencor Hospital in Greensboro after an illness of 11 months.

A native of Caswell County, she was the daughter of Mr. Chalmers Fuquay and Mrs. Nannie Webster Fuquay. She was a retired cosmetologist and a member of Mebane Wesleyan Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Nancy F. Scarlett and Mrs. Cornelia F. ``Skeeter'' Burch, both of Mebane; two brothers, Mr. Chester Fuquay of Yanceyville and Mr. Joseph Fuquay of Graham; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mebane Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Mark Loman and the Rev. Tommy Dale Fuquay. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Burch, 412 W. Crawford St., Mebane.

Memorials may be made to Mebane Wesleyan Church, 410 N. Fourth St., Mebane, N.C. 27302.
 
 

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Mr. William F. Moore

GIBSONVILLE - Mr. William Freeman ``Bill'' Moore, 86, of 4840 N.C. 87 North, died Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Dora Stanley Moore, who survives, and the son of Mr. John Thomas Moore and Mrs. Annie Ratcliff Moore, both deceased. He was a retired supervisor after 40 years of service at Burlington Industries, Williamsburg Plant. He was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, a member of the Adult Bible Class, and former treasurer of the Sunday school. He was a former member of the Altamahaw-Ossippee Civitan Club.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include one daughter, Mrs. Brenda M. Smith of Burlington; one son, Mr. Charles Moore of Angier; four sisters, Mrs. Lucille Ross of Elon College, Mrs. Sally Pritchett of Raleigh, Mrs. Evanell Miller of Graham and Mrs. Gertrude Johnston of Burlington; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. David Moore and Mr. Howard Moore.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shiloh United Methodist Church by Dr. Guy V. Soule Jr., pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 4718 N.C. 87 North, Gibsonville, N.C. 27249.
 
 

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Mrs. Vera K. Davis

GREENSBORO - Mrs. Vera Belle Keith Davis, 99, died Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Friends Homes at Guilford in Greensboro.

Born Jan. 31, 1898, in the Newlight precinct corner of Wake County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Maxie Clifton Davis, and the daughter of Mr. Lea Andrew Keith and Mrs. Dora Belle O'Briant Keith, both deceased. She was raised in Durham. She was a Baptist and a Sunday school teacher. She was active in the Daily Vacation Bible School. In 1982, she moved to Greensboro and became a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Ermine ``Pete'' Davis Wilson of Greensboro; a son, Mr. Richard Emerson Davis of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Lillian MacFarland of Memphis; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Durham by the Rev. Bill Mosny.

Memorials may be made to Friends Homes at Guilford Resident Fund, 925 New Garden Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27410.

Hudson Funeral Home in Durham is in charge of arrangements.


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