Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mr. Harry J. Williams

GRAHAM - Mr. Harry Joseph Williams, 71, of 2833 N.C. 87 South, Lot 20 died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1997, at his home.

A native of Durham County, he was the son of Mr. Charles W. Williams and Mrs. Maude Cannady Williams, both deceased. He was a retired longshoreman in New Orleans. He was Catholic.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Cindy Brewer of Boynton Beach, Fla.; three sons, Mr. Harry Joseph Williams of Fayetteville, Mr. Timothy P. Williams of Deltona, Fla., and Mr. Michael Williams of Bowie, Md.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Michael Lorentsen, O.F.M. Conv., associate pastor and minister to Elon College. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 Friday evening.

Mr. Lawrence Coleman

GIBSONVILLE - Mr. Lawrence Barber Coleman, 74, of 909 Ingle St. died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after three months of failing health, four weeks critical.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Polly Marley Coleman, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Edward ``Ed'' Coleman and Mrs. Ola Barber Coleman, both deceased. He was a former employee of Cannon Mills and Baptist.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. J.R. (Jean) Majors and Miss Becky Lynn Coleman, both of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Smith of Burlington and Mrs. Thelma Merritt of Franklinton; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Mr. Lawrence Barber Coleman Jr. and Mr. Nathan Edward Coleman; and a brother, Mr. James Coleman Jr.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Mark Gammon, pastor of East Burlington Church of God and the Rev. Harold Proffitt of White Dove. Burial will be in Gibsonville City Cemetery.

The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Jean Majors, 4460 N.C. 54 South, Graham.

Memorials may be made to East Burlington Church of God Building Fund, 424 S. Flanner St., Burlington, N.C. 27215.

Mrs. Carey D. Siler

GRAHAM - Mrs. Carey Deloris Siler, 46, of 3401 Wood Chapel Road died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a critical illness of three weeks.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Richard B. Siler, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. William B. Stone and Mrs. Bessie Holmes, who survive. She was a nurse's aide and a member of Ruffin Chapel Church.

Survivors other than her husband of Siler City, father and stepmother, Mrs. Shirley Stone, and mother and stepfather, Mr. Leonard Holmes, all of Graham, include two sons, Mr. James M. Robinson and Mr. Tony Robinson, both of Graham; two daughters, Ms. Carey Lee Robinson of Graham and Ms. Shelsea Siler of Siler City; a brother, Mr. Glenn E. Farrar of Graham; a half sister, Mrs. Annie B. Johnson of Saxapahaw; two stepbrothers, Mr. Reginald Long of Greensboro and Mr. Lawrence Long of Richmond, Va.; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruffin Chapel Church by the Rev. Charles Pinnix. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Burrus and Burrus Funeral Home from 7 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Nettie Y. Noah

GREENSBORO - Mrs. Nettie Yarborough Noah, 86, formerly of 106 Lehigh St., died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at Wesley Long Nursing Center.

She was the wife of Mr. Charles Walter Noah, who survives. She was a retired licensed practical nurse with Moses H. Cone Memorial Hosptial in Greensboro. She was a member of Muir's Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Club. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Club of the Elk's Lodge No. 602 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors other than her husband of Greensboro include a brother, Mr. John Russell Yarborough of Graham; and two sisters, Ms. Georgia Elizabeth Merritt of Beulaville and Ms. Mary Sue Bishop of Baltimore.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Guilford Memorial Park.

The family will be at Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel from 7 to 9 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Muir's Chapel United Methodist Church, 314 Muir's Chapel Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27410.

Mrs. Marian L. Wilson

SOUTHPORT - Mrs. Marian Lesko Wilson, 82, formerly of Burlington, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 1997, at Ocean Trail Convalescent Center in Southport.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the wife of the late Mr. Reginald S. Wilson and the daughter of Mr. Stanley Lesko and Mrs. Ophelia Bezubik Lesko, both deceased. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Burlington.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. John Wilson of Rosamond, Calif., and Mr. Frank Wilson of La Vergne, Tenn.; and 10 grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Pine Hill Cemetery by Dr. Charles Williams, pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Burlington.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington one hour before the service.

 

Mrs. Mildred Winstead

NEWTON - Mrs. Mildred Stephens Winstead, 84, formerly of Elon College, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at The Abernathy Center in Newton.

Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

Mr. Lawrence Coleman

GIBSONVILLE - Mr. Lawrence Barber Coleman, 74, of 909 Ingle St. died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after three months of failing health, four weeks critical.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Polly Marley Coleman, who survives, and the son of Mr. George Edward ``Ed'' Coleman and Mrs. Ola Barber Coleman, both deceased. He was a former employee of Cannon Mills and Baptist.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. J.R. (Jean) Majors and Miss Becky Lynn Coleman, both of Graham; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Doris Ann Huffman and Mrs. Betty Lee Everhart, both of Gibsonville; one stepson, Mr. Square Henry Speas of Gibsonville; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Smith of Burlington and Mrs. Thelma Merritt of Franklinton; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and two great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Mr. Lawrence Barber Coleman Jr. and Mr. Nathan Edward Coleman; and a brother, Mr. James Coleman Sr.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Mark Gammon, pastor of East Burlington Church of God and the Rev. Harold Proffitt of White Dove. Burial will be in Gibsonville City Cemetery.

The family will be at [ Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at]the home of a daughter, Mrs. Jean Majors, 4460 N.C. 54 South, Graham.

Memorials may be made to East Burlington Church of God Building Fund, 424 S. Flanner St., Burlington, N.C. 27215.

Mr. James R. Redd

ORLANDO, Fla. - Mr. James Ralph Redd, 76, of 713 Bean Lane, died Monday, Sept. 29, 1997, at Florida East Hospital.

A native of Tennessee, he was the son of Mr. George Emmit Redd and Mrs. Verna Cox Redd, both deceased. He was a nurse.

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

Mrs. Mildred Winstead

NEWTON - Mrs. Mildred Stephens Winstead, 84, of Abernathy Center, 102 Leonard Ave., formerly of Elon College, died at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at Abernathy Center after a long illness.

A native of Semora, she was the wife of the late Mr. Thomas Wesley Winstead and the daughter of Mr. Henry Calvin Stephens and Mrs. Martha Octavia Crowder Stephens, both deceased. She was a retired nurse's aide at Alamance County Hospital for 21 years and was ward secretary. She was a member of the Friendship Club, The Wandering Twig Garden Club and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, where she was a member of the Grace Cheek Sunday School Class and active in the church circles. She attended Bethel United Church of Christ in Hickory.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Martha Carol Winstead Fonville of Hickory; two sons, Mr. Joe Rainey Winstead of Manteo and Mr. Wesley Wayne Winstead of Burlington; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Calvin Stephen ``Steve'' Winstead.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Red House Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Jamie Fonville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 5 to 7:30 this [ thur ] evening and at other times at the home of her son, Mr. Wesley Wayne Winstead, 3545 Harris Road, Burlington.

Memorials may be made to Red House Presbyterian Church, c // o Jack Pointer Jr., 501 Jack Pointer Road, Semora, N.C. 27343 or to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1126 W. Webb Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27217 or to Bethel United Church of Christ, Route 12, Hickory, N.C. 28601.

Mrs. Viola Campbell

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Viola Webster Campbell, 87, of 2715 May Drive, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Chatham County, she was the wife of the late Mr. John Ward Campbell and the daughter of Mr. Kiah Webster and Mrs. Dora Cook Webster, both deceased. She was retired from Sellars Department Store. She was a member of Sapling Ridge United Methodist Church in Chatham County and attended Davis Street United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Vernon (Norma) Moore of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Hazel W. Lindley of Pittsboro; a brother, Mr. Norman Webster of Burlington; a grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Michael Hobbs, pastor of Davis Street United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Suzanne Cloyd Hultman, associate pastor of Davis Street United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Sapling Ridge United Methodist Church cemetery.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6:30 to 8:30 this[ thur ] evening and at other times at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Norma Moore, 1717 Stratford Road, Burlington.

Memorials may be made to Davis Street United Methodist Church Building Fund, 606 E. Davis St., Burlington, N.C. 27215.

Mrs. Fannie Andrews

ELON COLLEGE - Mrs. Fannie Sue Stanley Andrews, 81, of 1870 Prince Edward Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of Mr. Otis Elwood Andrews, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. James D. Stanley and Mrs. Dora Stanley, both deceased. She was a retired employee of Monarch Hosiery Mill and a member of Hopedale Christian Church.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Charles R. (Nancy) Davis of Greensboro; five sisters, Mrs. Sarah Basham and Mrs. Bessie Mays, both of Burlington, Mrs. Virginia Gibbs and Mrs. Lula Cobb, both of Reidsville, and Mrs. Annie Andrews of Greensboro; two brothers, Mr. McBride Stanley of Reidsville and Mr. Henry Stanley of Greensboro; and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Bartlett Funeral Home by the Rev. J. Lester Stanley and the Rev. Doug Durham. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

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

Mr. W.R. Rich

GRAHAM - Mr. Walter Robert ``Dude'' Rich, 67, of 1010 Mobile Park Road, died at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1997, at The Hospice Home after eight months of failing health, three days critical.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Phillip M. Rich and Mrs. Maggie Allred Rich, both deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from textiles and of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lisa Dawn Rich Green of the home; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Pat Culberson and Miss Debbie Wrenn, both of Burlington; and Mrs. Elizabeth ``Lib'' Sea of Belmont; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Chester of Graham and Mrs. Helen Eli of Burlington; two brothers, the Rev. Max Rich of Burlington and Mr. Bynum Rich of Gibsonville; two grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Jackson and the Rev. Raymond Webb. Burial will be in Bellemont United Methodist Church cemetery.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Chester, 717 Sycamore Road, Graham.

Memorials may be made to Hospice.

Mrs. Julia W. Parker

GRAHAM - Mrs. Julia Elizabeth Ward Parker, 91, of 3140 Boywood Road, died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997, at Alamance Health Care Center in Burlington after 12 years of failing health, one week critical.

A native of Rowan County, she was the wife of the late Mr. John Jackson Parker and the daughter of Mr. William Franklin Ward Sr. and Mrs. Nettie Ann Tucker Ward, both deceased. She was retired from Cannon Mills Inc. and a member of Davis Street United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Julia Parker Teague of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Frances King Gray of Burlington; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Ken Simpson. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

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

Mr. Ira E. Townsend

BURLINGTON - Mr. Ira Eugene Townsend, 91, of Alamance Health Care Center in Burlington, formerly of Banner Elk, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, 1997.

Born Feb. 29, 1906, in Watauga County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Alice Baird Townsend and the late Mrs. Ruby Greene Townsend. He was the son of Mr. Charles Townsend and Mrs. Rosa Eggers Townsend, both deceased. He was a retired farmer and a Lutheran.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Clara Greene and Mrs. Phyllis Sandy, both of Burlington, Mrs. Dare Johnson of Graham and Mrs. Willa Mae Parker of Elon College; four sons, Mr. Charles Townsend of Newland, Mr. Byrle Townsend of Banner Elk, Mr. Landon Townsend of Spruce Pine and Mr. Richard Townsend of Siler City; three brothers, Mr. Ray Townsend of Fall Branch, Tenn., Mr. Aubyn Townsend of Connelly Springs and Mr. Grant Townsend of Banner Elk; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ms. Myrtle Townsend, Mrs. Frost Bean and Mrs. Ruby Patton; a brother, Mr. Henry Townsend; and a grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel in Boone by the Rev. Earl Carver Jr. Burial will be in Liberty-Matney Cemetery in Banner Elk.

The family will be at Hampton Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening.

Mr. John E. Price

MILTON - Mr. John Elchols Price, 72, of 143 East St., died Sunday, Sept. 28, 1997, at his home.

Born April 14, 1997, in Dry Fork, Va., he was the husband of Mrs. Katie Stewart Price, who survives, and the son of Mr. Weldon Price and Mrs. Marie Price, both deceased. He was a former employee of Milton Shell Service Station.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Mary Ann Miller of Pottstown, Pa.; three sons, Mr. John Price Jr. and Mr. James Price, both of Milton, and Mr. Lee Price of Pottstown; seven brothers, Mr. George Price, Mr. Preston Price, Mr. Butch Price and Mr. Marvin Price, all of Danville, Va., Mr. Robert ``Geech'' Price of Yanceyville, Mr. James Price and Mr. Boysaw Price, both of Baltimore; six sisters, Mrs. Carolyn McCaden of Baltimore, Mrs. Eva Anderson of Silver Spring, Md., Mrs. Ruth Tucker, Ms. Clara Price, Ms. May Price and Ms. Rosetta Price, all of Danville; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Macedonia A.M.E. Church by the Rev. Clyde Long. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Fulton Funeral Home from 7 to 8 Friday evening and at other times at the home.


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