Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mr. H. Thomas Spoon

BURLINGTON - Mr. H. Thomas ``Tommy'' Spoon, 45, of 842 Kimberly Road, died at 3:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Jo Anne Austin Spoon, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Evelyn Madden Spoon, who survives, and the late Mr. Harold Benson Spoon. He was a teacher and coach at Walter M. Williams High School since 1986. He was a member of St. Mark's Reformed Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home and mother of Burlington include a son, Mr. Thomas Brandon Spoon of the home; and a brother, Mr. Darold ``Dink'' Spoon of Burlington.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Mark's Reformed Church by the Rev. Robert M. Disher Jr., pastor, and Dr. Garry Baldwin, pastor of Brookwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 4 to 7 this evening, and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to St. Mark's Reformed Church, 1230 St. Mark's Church Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to the Tommy Spoon Memorial Fund, c/o Alamance Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 2290, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
 
 

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Mr. George E. Graves

GRAHAM - Mr. George Eli Graves, 83, of 7916 McBane Mill Road, died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at the Laurels of Chatham after two years of failing health.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Manie Perry Graves, who survives, and the son of Mr. Eli Martin Graves and Mrs. Martha Jane Williams Graves, both deceased. He was a retired merchant and farmer.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Miss Frances M. Graves of the home; and a sister, Mrs. Josie G. Williams of Graham.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Olive Baptist Church by the Rev. Perry Hardison, pastor, and the Rev. Paul West. 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 McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
 
 

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Mr. James Barbour Sr.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Mr. James Ray Barbour Sr., 87, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.

A native of Johnston County, he was the husband for 61 years of Mrs. Gladys W. Barbour, who survives. He was retired from S.C.M. Corporation and later worked for the Gator Office Equipment Company. He was a member of the Arlington United Methodist Church and was a founding member of the Jacksonville Campus Ministry.

Survivors other than his wife include a son, Mr. James R. Barbour Jr. of Banner Elk; two brothers, Mr. A.F. Barbour of Burlington and Mr. O.P. Barbour of Cary; two sisters, Ms. Buena Palpon of Raleigh and Ms. Julia Slayton of Columbia, S.C.; and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Arlington United Methodist Church by Dr. Kenneth Minton and Dr. John Haney. Burial will be in Arlington Park Cemetery.

The family will be at the Arlington Park Funeral Home from 2 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Memorials may be made to the Arlington United Methodist Church or the Jacksonville Campus Ministry.
 
 

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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 late Mr. Samuel Garland, 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. today at High Rock Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Broadnax, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at the home.

Sharpe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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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.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Norman (Rebecca B.) Simpson of Hickory, Mrs. Thomas (Deborah B.) Atkinson of Apex; three sisters, Mrs. Inez McGee and Mrs. Richard (Johnsia) Hall, both of King, and Mrs. Edith Roberts of Clemmons; four brothers, Mr. Norman Burwell of Lewisville, Mr. Tom Burwell of Thomasville, Mr. Hughes Burwell and Mr. Joe Burwell, both of Graham; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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

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.

Vogler & Sons Reynolda Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington provided local information.
 
 

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Mr. Brandon Albertson

GRAHAM - Mr. Brandon Anthony Albertson, 21, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.

A native of Newport News, Va., he was the son of Mrs. Diane Turner and Mr. Lonnie S. Albertson, who survive, and the stepson of Mr. Eldon Turner, who survives. He was raised in Hampton, Va. He was a machinist for Kamtec Inc. for more than two years and was a Baptist.

Survivors other than his mother and stepfather of Hampton and his father of Atlanta include a brother, Mr. Rain Albertson of Hahira, Ga.; a half sister, Ms. Loni Jenette Albertson of Chesapeake, Va.; his maternal grandmother, Ms. Margaret Rilee of Gloucester County, Va.; his maternal grandfather, Mr. Carlton Baxter of Hampton; and his paternal grandfather, Mr. L. Sherlock Albertson of Norfolk, Va.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dennis Hollandsworth. Burial will be in Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton.

The family will be at the funeral home from 3 to 4:30 Sunday afternoon.

Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1-800-FIGHT-CF.
 
 

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Mrs. Ellen Jenkins

CLINTON, Tenn. - Mrs. Ellen Beatrice Jenkins, 81, of Powell, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital.

A native of Heiskell, Tenn., she was the wife of the late Mr. Paul Jenkins, and the daughter of Mr. Milton Stephens and Mrs. Emma Frances Stephens, both deceased. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Betty Flick of Graham and Mrs. Pamela Carpenter of Memphis, Tenn.; three sons, Mr. Glen Jenkins of Claxton, Tenn., Mr. Jim Jenkins of Graham and Mr. Leon Jenkins of Clinton; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Lee Bunch of Knoxville, Tenn., and Mrs. Opel Yoakum of Nashville, Tenn.; three brothers, Mr. Floyd Stephens, Mr. David Stephens and Mr. Cecil Stephens, all of Knoxville; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Zion Baptist Church in Powell by the Rev. Glenn Gamble and the Rev. Gary Swaggerty. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

The family will be at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton from 7 to 9 Sunday evening.

McClure Funeral Service in Graham provided local information.
 
 

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Mrs. Edith T. Faulkner

CHAPEL HILL - Mrs. Edith Teer Faulkner, 80, of 2604 Orange Chapel-Clover Garden Church Road, died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Chapel Hill Rehabilitation and Health Care after 18 months of failing health, one month critical.

A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Charles S. Faulkner, and the daughter of Mr. Eddie Rober Teer and Mrs. Pearl Tapp Teer Zachary, both deceased. She was a retired administrative secretary with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a member of Clover Garden United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Edna O'Daniel of Chapel Hill, Mrs. Peggy Z. Way of Mebane and Mrs. Carolyn Z. Huffines of Atlanta; and one brother, Mr. Alford G. Zachary of Chapel Hill.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Wilson Lindley Zachary.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Clover Garden United Methodist Church cemetery by the Rev. Jack Ruth, pastor.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.

Memorials may be made to Clover Garden United Methodist Church, 1634 Orange Chapel-Clover Garden Church Road, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27516.
 
 

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Mr. Millard R. Holt

GRAHAM - Mr. Millard Russell Holt, 79, of 2207 Lacy Holt Road, died at 1:48 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Martha Kellam Holt, who survives, and the son of Mr. Lacy Robert Holt and Mrs. Bettie Russell Holt, both deceased. He was a retired machinist with Compton Knowles. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of Shiloh Presbyterian Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Marie) Hyde of Graham; a son, Mr. Howard R. Holt of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Helen Kellam of Graham; three brothers, Mr. Roger M. Holt and Mr. L. Robert Holt, both of Graham, and Mr. John W. Holt of Winston-Salem; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bob Stephenson, interim pastor of Glen Hope Baptist Church.

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

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Mr. Frank Hatfield

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

A native of Caswell County, he was the husband of Mrs. Edna Maness Hatfield, and the son of Mr. James Hatfield and Mrs. Effie Bigelow Hatfield, both deceased. He was a farmer and a member of Stoney Creek AME Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Mr. Frank Hatfield Jr. and Mr. Ronnie Lee Hatfield, both of Burlington; nine daughters, Mrs. Peggy Haith, the Rev. Helen Pennix, Mrs. Frankie Watlington, Mrs. Barbara Daye, Ms. Dorothy Hatfield and Miss Teressa Hatfield, all of Burlington, Mrs. Patricia Watson of St. Albans, W.Va., Mrs. Lillian Dickerson of Graham, the Rev. Brenda Corbett of Reidsville; 24 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Stoney Creek AME Church by the Rev. James Swain, pastor, and Bishop Charlie P. Pulliam, IWFC Memorial Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Sharpe Memorial Chapel from 5:45 to 6:45 this evening, and at other times at the home.


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