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Mrs. Sallie J. Kernodle dies at age 101

ELON COLLEGE - Mrs. Sallie Jones Kernodle, 101, of 3546 N.C. 87 North, died at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a critical illness of three days.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Roy Watson Kernodle, who died in 1970, and the daughter of Mr. Henry Lewis Jones and Mrs. Sarah Ann Roberson Jones, both deceased. She taught school for several years and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Altamahaw-Ossipee Home Extension Club for more than 60 years. She was the oldest living member of Bethlehem Christian Church and was a member of the Share and Care Club.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Clifton (Jane) McPherson of Elon College and Mrs. Thomas B. (Nancy) Sain of Burlington; three sons, Mr. William H. Kernodle of Salisbury, Mr. J. Wayne Kernodle and Mr. R. Staley Kernodle, both of Elon College; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ms. Ruth S. Jones and Ms. Luna J. Moore; three brothers, Mr. John B. Jones, Mr. Thomas A. Jones and Mr. James N. Jones; and a stepgrandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Bethlehem Christian Church by the Rev. Dave Gilbert, 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 Bethlehem Christian Church, Cemetery Fund, 3540 N.C. 87 North, Elon College, N.C. 27244.
 
 

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Mr. Eugene Wilkerson

BALDWIN, Wis. - Mr. Eugene Leroy Wilkerson, 76, of 800 Main St., died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after eight months of failing health.

A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Dorothy Eleanor Menges Wilkerson, and the son of Mr. Harry Forrest Wilkerson and Mrs. Lelia Mae Godwin Wilkerson, both deceased. He was a retired postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving as a lieutenant with the 60th Signal Company during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of First Christian Church in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy L. Draver of Burlington and Mrs. Cindy J. Eller of Gibsonville; four sons, Mr. Richard A. Wilkerson of Chisago, Minn., Mr. Allen D. Wilkerson of St. Louis, Mr. Steven Eugene Myers of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Mr. Michael Kelley Meyers of Des Moines; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mr. James H. Garrett

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Mr. James Homer Garrett, 77, of Palm Beach Gardens, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, 1998, after a short illness.

Born Oct. 24, 1920, in Guilford County, he was the husband for 52 years of Mrs. Leona Rose Garrett, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Lee Garrett and Mrs. Ora Irene Ingold Garrett, both deceased. He lived in Liberty before moving to the Palm Beach area in 1958. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was employed for 20 years as a fuel specialist by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Old Dixie Volunteer Fire Department and of the State Fireman's Association. He was a member of Gardens Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mike (Peggy Garrett) Osborne of Palm Beach Gardens; and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at the mortuary from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.
 
 

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Mr. Wilbert Freeman

GREENSBORO - Mr. Wilbert Freeman, 75, of 160 Random Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

A native of Guilford County, he was retired from Wysong and Miles Co. and was a Baptist.

Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Jean Freeman of Burlington and Ms. Rebecca Ann Meetze of Greensboro; two sons, Mr. James Farmer and Mr. Wilbert Donald Freeman, both of Greensboro; a brother, Mr. Kenneth Freeman of Greensboro; three sisters, Ms. Dorothy Ross of Pennsylvania, Ms. Mary Jenkins and Ms. Elaine Woods, both of Greensboro; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Chapel with burial in Westminster Gardens Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 Friday evening.
 
 

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Rev. Needham Catlett

GREENSBORO - The Rev. Needham Arthur Catlett, 99, of Moses H. Cone Extended Care Center, 1131 N. Church St., Greensboro, formerly of Garner, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at his home.

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

Rev. Needham Catlett

GREENSBORO - The Rev. Needham Arthur Catlett, 99, of Moses H. Cone Extended Care Center, 1131 N. Church St., formerly of Garner, died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at his home.

A native of Wake County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Rachel Durham Catlett and the late Mrs. Mildred Rose Pilkington Catlett. He was the son of George Sidney Catlett and Mrs. Lillie Ann Pleasants Catlett, both deceased. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Garner and was ordained as a minister in 1927.

He served as pastor of churches in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. He also served as pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church and Cedar Fork Baptist Church, both in Durham; New Bethel Baptist Church in Garner; and Rivermont Baptist Church, Granger Baptist Church, La Grange Baptist Church and Neuse Baptist Church, all in Kinston. He was state evangelist for Delaware and was an associational missionary in Johnston County.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Robert R. (Joyce) Hayes of Burlington, Mrs. Richard A. (Lovell) Rogers of Graham and Mrs. Mary Lou Millican of Greensboro; a son, Mr. Arthur Durham Catlett of Beaverton, Ore.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Rose P. Ennemoser of Garner; a stepson, Mr. Billy Pilkington of Wilmington; a sister, Mrs. Lillie Mae Catlett Harden of Mebane; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a half brother, Mr. Marion Ellis Powell; two brothers, Mr. Ashley Maynard Catlett and Mr. Frank S. Catlett; and three sisters, Mrs. Estelle Catlett Osborne, Mrs. Alice Catlett Wilson and Mrs. Louise Catlett Wilson.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Steven Walsh, pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Greensboro, and the Rev. Charles McMillan, interim pastor of Grove Park Baptist Church. Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Church cemetery in Orange County.

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

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Mr. Grady N. Mebane

BURLINGTON - Mr. Grady Nelson Mebane, 72, of 2158 Canterbury Drive, died at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Barbara Schmidt Mebane who survives, and the son of Mr. Grady McFarland Mebane and Mrs. Evie Martha Fuqua Mebane, both deceased. He was retired from AT&T, a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a member of the Triangle Woodworkers Association. He was a World War II veteran, serving with the 17th Airborne 513, P.I.R., Co. D. in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the First Christian United Church of Christ.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Steve (Tracy Ellen) Demeyer of Fredericksburg, Va. and Mrs. Chris (Toni Marcelle) Sweesy of Cary; one sister, Mrs. Luther (Wilda) Ross of Burlington; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. James D. (Nora) Phillips.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Beth Kinnett, associate pastor at First Christian United Church of Christ, and the Rev. Robert Linens, pastor of Mount Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to First Christian United Church of Christ, 415 S. Church St., P.O. Box 1678, Burlington, N.C. 27216, or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
 
 

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Mr. Eugene Wilkerson

BALDWIN, Wis. - Mr. Eugene Leroy Wilkerson, 76, of 800 Main St., died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after eight months of failing health.

A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Dorothy Eleanor Menges Wilkerson, and the son of Mr. Harry Forrest Wilkerson and Mrs. Lelia Mae Godwin Wilkerson, both deceased. He was a retired postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving as a lieutenant with the 60th Signal Company during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of First Christian Church in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy L. Draver of Burlington and Mrs. Cindy J. Eller of Gibsonville; four sons, Mr. Richard A. Wilkerson of Chisago, Minn., Mr. Allen D. Wilkerson of St. Louis, Mr. Steven Eugene Myers of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Mr. Michael Kelley Meyers of Des Moines; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church by the Rev. C. Powell Sykes, pastor.

The family will be at the church fellowship hall after the service.

Memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mr. Hal H. Garner

ASHEBORO - Mr. Hal Harrison Garner, 74, of 400 Steele St., Gibsonville, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham.

A native of Randolph County, he was the former operator of Snow White Drive Inn. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and First Baptist Church in Gibsonville.

Survivors include one daughter, Ms. Elaine Garner Collins of Asheboro; one son, Mr. Kent B. Garner of Robbins; one brother, Mr. Blease Garner of Asheboro and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, by the Rev. Jim Smyrl. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro.

The family will be at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro 7 to 9 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter No. 22, P.O. Box 1881, Asheboro, N.C. 27204.
 
 

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Mr. James E. Pettie

BURLINGTON - Mr. James Edward Pettie, 72, of 805 S. Broad St., died at 11:44 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at the Skilled Nursing Division of Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Henry County, Va., he was the husband of the late Mrs. Lois Hines Pettie and the son of Mr. Peter Henry Pettie and Mrs. Judith Harrison Pettie, both deceased. He was a veteran of World War II.

Survivors include one daughter, Ms. Jennifer Pettie of the home, and one son, Mr. Kenneth J. Pettie of Hempstead, N.Y.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hargett & Bryant Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Larry L. Covington, pastor of Ebenezer United Church of Christ. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mr. William C. Hester

BURLINGTON - Mr. William C. ``Bill'' Hester, 74, of 1001 N. Main St., died at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., after an illness of two weeks, one week critical.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. William Lee Hester and Mrs. Daisy Ella Wyatt Hester, both deceased. He was in the U.S. Air Force for 15 years and was a Captain during World War II. He was the retired owner of an automobile parts distribution store. He was a member of Long's Chapel United Church of Christ and attended Piedmont Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a brother, Mr. Edward Lee Hester of Burlington.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Section of Pine Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Morton Kurtz, pastor of Piedmont Presbyterian Church.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 10 to 10:45 Saturday morning.

Memorials may be made to the Cemetery Fund, Long's Chapel United Church of Christ, 2364 N.C. 49 North, Burlington, N.C. 27217.
 
 

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Mrs. Marjorie Robertson

ROXBORO - Mrs. Marjorie Dunn Robertson, 62, of 1313 Griles St., died Wednesday evening, Jan. 14, 1998, at Pettigrew Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Durham after a long illness.

A native of Person County, she was the wife of Mr. Joe E. Robertson, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Mexter Dunn and Mrs. Orphia Bryant Dunn, both deceased. She was a retired nursing assistant and a member of North Roxboro Baptist Church.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include two sisters, Mrs. Faye D. Porterfield of Rougemont and Ms. Goldie Dunn of Durham, and two brothers, Mr. Tom Dunn and Mr. Norwood Dunn, both of Asheville.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at North Roxboro Baptist Church by the Rev. Ken Durham and the Rev. Mark Sterling. Burial will be in Providence Baptist Church cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to Pettigrew Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 1515 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, N.C. 27705.
 
 

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Mrs. Florence Woodward

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Mrs. Florence Lee Coward Woodward, 77, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998.

A native of Erwin, Tenn., she was the wife of the late Mr. Garrett Woodward, and the daughter of Mr. John E. Coward and Mrs. Rowe Smith Coward, both deceased. She was a retired school teacher and a former member of Faith Covenant Church in Florence, S.C.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. Gary Woodward of Matthews and Mr. Bill Woodward of Raleigh; two brothers, Mr. Bill Coward of Sumter, S.C., and Mr. Jim Coward of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla.; one sister, Ms. Ruth Coward of Erwin, Tenn.; and four grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Cemetery in Hartsville by the Rev. Alvin Cribb and the Rev. Robert Waites.

The family will be at Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home in Hartsville from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today.
 
 

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Mrs. Kate I. Daigle

MEBANE - Mrs. Kate Irene Daigle, 81, of 2000 E. Hillcrest St., Apt. 612, Orlando, Fla., died at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at the home of her son, Mr. Fred E. Daigle Jr., after a sudden illness.

A native of Colquitt, Ga., she was the wife of the late Mr. Fred E. Daigle Sr., and the daughter of Mr. Charles Columbus Adams and Mrs. Mossouria Elizabeth Parker Adams, both deceased. She was a retired nurse's aide and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Orlando.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kathryn D. Seiavitch, of Bow, N.H.; two sons, Mr. Fred E. Daigle Jr. of Mebane and Mr. John ``Joe'' Daigle of St. Cloud, Fla; a brother, Mr. Frank Adams of Newberry Park, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted Sunday in Orlando.

Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Service in Orlando is in charge of arrangements. McClure Funeral Service of Graham provided local information.
 
 

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Mr. Wilbert Freeman

GREENSBORO - Mr. Wilbert Freeman, 75, of 1604 Random Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

A Guilford County native, he was retired from Wysong and Miles Co. and was Baptist.

Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Jean Freeman of Burlington and Ms. Rebecca Ann Meetze of Greensboro; two sons, Mr. James Farmer and Mr. Wilbert Donald Freeman, both of Greensboro; a brother, Mr. Kenneth Freeman of Greensboro; three sisters, Ms. Dorothy Ross of Pennsylvania, Ms. Mary Jenkins and Ms. Elaine Woods, both of Greensboro; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Chapel with burial in Westminster Gardens Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight.
 
 

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Mr. John Burwell Jr.

WINSTON-SALEM - Mr. John William Burwell Jr., 76, of Dalton Road, King, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at N.C. Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

Born Jan. 18, 1921, he was the son of Mr. John William Burwell Sr. and Mrs. Edna Rebecca Page Burwell, both deceased. He spent most of his life in Stokes County and was a graduate of Nancy Reynolds High School. He attended Elon College and Burlington Business College. He was the owner and operator of Modern Poultry Co. in High Point from 1949 to 1967. He dealt in real estate and construction in Winston-Salem for many years and retired in 1985 from the N.C. Department of Transportation as a Division Auditor. He was a member of Poplar Springs Church of Christ.

A member of King Lions Club, he was a past president of the N.C. Jaycee's in High Point, a past Master of the Masonic Lodge 681 in High Point, past president and board member of the N.C. Poultry Processors' Association, a board member of the Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association of Atlanta and the National Broiler Association in Washington, D.C. He served on the Board of Piedmont Heath Systems Agency and was on the board and a director of the Greater Winston-Salem YMCA. He was involved in the Democratic Party since 1942, was appointed to the Governor's Highway Safety Association and was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by the Governor of North Carolina in 1985.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Norman (Rebecca B.) Simpson of Hickory, Mrs. Thomas (Deborah B.) Atkinson of Apex; three sisters; four brothers, including Joe Burwell of Burlington; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Poplar Springs Church of Christ by the Rev. Ralph Sproles. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Chapel from 5 to 8 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stokes County, P.O. Box 10, Danbury, N.C. 27052; or to Brenner's Children Hospital, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27157.
 
 

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Mrs. Helen L. Staley

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Helen Long Staley, 80, of 1331 Burlingate Place, died at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. W. Dowd Staley, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. John Wesley Long and Mrs. Eva Mitchell Long, both deceased. She was a retired employee of Kayser-Roth Hosiery and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elon College where she was a member of the Wesleyan Sunday School Class.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include one son, Mr. Don C. Staley of Winston-Salem; four sisters, Mrs. Ruby L. Turnage of Cheraw, S.C., Mrs. Doris L. Durham and Mrs. Clarice L. Durham, both of Burlington and Mrs. Laura Jean Hensley of China Grove; and one brother, Mr. J. Byron Long of Burlington.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Randall Innes. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Elon College, 1630 Westbrook Ave., Elon College, N.C. 27244.
 
 

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Mr. Jesse D. Smith

BURLINGTON - Mr. Jesse D. Smith, 85, of 310 N.C. 87 North, died at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Twin Lakes Center in Burlington after several years of failing health.

A native of Granville, he was the husband of Mrs. Madeline Parker Smith, and the son of Mr. John Writer Smith and Mrs. Corda Tharrington Smith, both deceased. He was retired from Burlington Industries and was a member of First Baptist Church of Burlington, where he was a member of the C.C. Linneman Sunday school class.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. James L. (Maxine) Nichols of Grapevine, Texas; three brothers, Mr. Robert Smith, Mr. Andrew Smith and Mr. John W. Smith, all of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Georgia Lee Sullivan of Dewitt, Va., and Mrs. Edna Montgomery of Burlington; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Ralph Smith; and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Ann Martin and Mrs. Suzie Guthrie.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Chapel of First Baptist Church of Burlington by Dr. Craig T. McMahan, 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 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Burlington, 400 S. Church St., Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to Meals on Wheels of Alamance County, 508 W. Davis St., Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to Caring and Sharing of Allied Churches, 206 N. Fisher St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.
 
 

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Mr. Calvin Q. Capps

GRAHAM - Mr. Calvin Quinton Capps, 76, of 1000 Pomeroy St., died at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at his home after three years of failing health and a critical illness of one week.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Lula Mae Poe Capps, and the son of Mr. Lonnie Capps and Mrs. Carelletta McDaniels Capps, both deceased. He was retired from the N.C. State Division of Transportation after 43 years of service. He was Baptist.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include children by his first wife, two daughters, Mrs. Janet Griffin and Mrs. Carolyn Crabtree, both of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Larry Wayne Capps of Burlington and Mr. Rickey Dean Capps of Durham; one brother, Mr. Alfred Capps of Haw River; one sister, Mrs. Frances Southhall of Carlsbad, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jay Kennett, Hospice chaplain. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
 
 

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Ms. Vera D. Jeffries

GREENSBORO - Ms. Vera Delores Jeffries, 80, of 2614 E. Merrit Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at her home.

A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Andrew Jeffries and Mrs. Pearl Nash Jeffries, both deceased.

Survivors include four sisters, Ms. Mary J. Enoch of Mebane, Ms. Nellie J. Ritchie of New Milford, Conn., Ms. Mildred J. Lanier of Greensboro; and Ms. Clarice J. Durrant of Holliswood, N.Y.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Martin's Chapel Baptist Church, N.C. 119 North, Mebane. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Martin's Chapel Baptist Church from 6 to 7 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. Richard Enoch, 5324 N.C. 119 North, Mebane.

Hargett Funeral Service of Greensboro is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mrs. Lottie Breedlove

GIBSONVILLE - Mrs. Lottie Thacker Breedlove, 87, of 7318 Abb Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Alamance Health Care after 14 months of failing health.

A native of Rockingham County, she was the daughter of Mr. Ruffin Thacker and Mrs. Ida Barnes Thacker, both deceased. She was a farmer and a member of Apple's Chapel Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Diane Toney of the home; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ms. Nellie Thacker, Ms. Gracie Thacker, Ms. Jeanette ``Jenky'' May and Ms. Lillie Slade; and three brothers, Mr. Charlie Thacker, Mr. Henry Thacker and Mr. Walter Thacker.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. C. Allen Myers III, pastor of Apple's Chapel Christian Church, and the Rev. Lester Stanley, associate pastor of Apple's Chapel Christian Church. Burial will be in Greenview Cemetery in Reidsville.

The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Hattie Stanfield

MEBANE - Mrs. Hattie Harvey Stanfield, 81, of 7828 N.C. 119 South, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, after a long illness.

A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of the late Mr. William Weldon Stanfield, and the daughter of Mr. Thomas Harvey and Mrs. Betty Martin, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Beulah Baptist Church, where she was an usher and involved in the home missions.

Survivors include a son, Mr. James Howard Stanfield of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Sylvia Stanfield Johnson of Greensboro; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Beulah Baptist Church by the Rev. Jerry Wilson. Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery.

The family will be at Sharpe Memorial Chapel from 7 to 8 Saturday evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mrs. Magadie Garland

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Magadie Garland of 1314 Stout St., died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Hillhaven Health Care after a long illness.

A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Walter Thompson, and the daughter of Mr. Jeff Thaxton and Mrs. Amy Pulliam, both deceased. She was a cook at Briggs Restaurant in Yanceyville, and a member of High Rock Baptist Church where she served in the choir, as secretary, missionary and usher.

Survivors include three daughter, Mrs. Grace Ulene Graves and Mrs. Audrey Jerene Gant, both of Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Emma Jean Garland of Burlington; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Dean Cobb.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at High Rock Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Broadnax, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Sharpe Memorial Chapel from 7 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Annessa L. Fuller

BURLINGTON - Annessa La Shae Fuller, four-year-old daughter of Mr. Robert Lesure Fuller and Mrs. Mary Sue Tate Fuller, of 901 Ross St., died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

She was a native of Orange County.

Survivors other than her parents include two sisters, Lisa Ann Fuller and Sharon Denise Fuller, both of Burlington; and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mae Tate Yellock of Burlington.

The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sharpe Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Sweet Gum Grove Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will be at Sharpe Memorial Chapel from 5:45 to 6:45 Saturday evening, and at other times at the home of anaunt, C2 Terrace Apartments, Autumn Lanes, Burlington.
 
 

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Mr. Frank Hatfield

BURLINGTON - Mr. Frank Hatfield of 730 Sharpe Road, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at the Hospice Home in Burlington.

A native of Caswell County, he was the husband of Mrs. Edna Maness Hatfield, and son of the late Mrs. Effie Bigelow. He was a farmer.

The family will be at the home.

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

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Mr. Donald B. Ray

GREENSBORO - Mr. Donald Burton ``Corky'' Ray, 65, of 2005 Kello Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

Born Feb. 7, 1932, in Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Arlene Stanley Ray, who survives, and the son of Mr. Ivan Wiseman Ray and Mrs. Mary Durham Ray, both deceased. He was a semi-retired data processing computer operator with Cone Mills. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a member of Christ Community Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Mr. William Alan Ray of Asheboro; a sister, Ms. Frances Reed of Burlington; and a grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Kimmons. Burial will be in Westminster Gardens.

The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 this evening.

Memorials may be made to the Children's Home Society of North Carolina Inc., 740 Chestnut St., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.
 
 

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Mrs. Debra M. Torain

GRAHAM - Mrs. Debra Sue Moore Torain of 36 Jennifer Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at her home.

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


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