Miscellaneous Alamance County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mrs. Dorothy K. Most

MEBANE - Mrs. Dorothy Ruth Buck Kyte Most, 80, of 1730 Foxhall Lane, died at 6:32 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Al/-a/-mance Health Care Center in Burlington.

A native of Levels, W.Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. Vernon Most and the daughter of Mr. Roscoe Buck and Mrs. Jesse Watson Buck, both deceased.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Barbara K. Knight of Mebane; one son, Mr. Frederick L. Kyte of Berrian Springs, Mich.; and six grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Duda-Ruck Funeral Home in Dundalk, Md., by the Rev. Stephen Humphrey. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Baltimore.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 today and from 7 to 9 tonight at the Duda-Ruck Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Graceland Methodist Church, 6714 Youngstown Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21222.
 
 

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Mrs. Cora M. Futch

ROCKY POINT - Mrs. Cora Lee Morgan Futch, 78, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center.

Born Feb. 15, 1919, in Pender County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Archie Clarence Futch, and the daughter of Mr. David Madison Morgan and Mrs. Mary Lenora Howard Morgan.

Survivors include three sons, Mr. C.D. Futch of Wilmington, Mr. William Allen Futch and Mr. David Porter Futch, both of Rocky Point; three daughters, Mrs. Claire Ramsey of Rocky Point, Mrs. Jeanette McLean of Wilmington, and Mrs. Wanda Lee Futch of Burgaw; one sister, Ms. Pearl Morgan Way of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Willie Morgan of Harrells and Mr. Henry Morgan of Burlington; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Betty F. Goldston.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Arnold Griffin. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Wilmington.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 725-A Wellington Ave., Wilmington, N.C. 28401-7615.
 
 

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Mrs. Haruko Wilkerson

GRAHAM - Mrs. Haruko Yameda Wilkerson, 69, of 613 Keck Road, Haw River, died at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 1998, at the Hospice Home after three months of failing health, one month critical.

A native of Okinawa, Japan, she was the daughter of Mr. Kamado Yamada and Mrs. Matu Toni Yamada, both deceased. She was employed by Sue Lynn Hosiery and was a member of Haw River Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Kathy W. Carey of Graham and Miss Yuriko Yamada of Okinawa; four sons, Mr. Donald Ray Wilkerson Jr. of Franklinton, Mr. Bobby Wilkerson of Haw River, Mr. Yoshinori Tome of Okinawa and Mr. Katuji Yamada of Tokyo; one sister, Mrs. Humiko Shiromo of Okinawa; one brother, Mr. Gisei Yamada of Okinawa; and 10 grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. James L. Rosser, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Tuesday evening, and at other times at the home of daughter, Ms. Kathy W. Carey, 1777 Payne Road, Graham.

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

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Mr. Griffin Goodman

GRAHAM - Mr. Griffin William Goodman, 62, of 510 Elm St., died at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health and a critical illness of four days.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. John William Goodman and Mrs. Alice Hensley Goodman, both deceased. He was a painter.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Gwendolyn Faye Jeffries and Ms. Brenda Eileen Goodman, both of Burlington, and Ms. Sandra Goodman of Graham; two sons, Mr. William F. Goodman of Burlington and Mr. Thomas Lynn Barnwell of Leland; one sister, Ms. Virginia Goodman of New Jersey; two brothers, Mr. Devell Goodman of Burlington and Mr. Gene Goodman of Gibsonville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pine Hill Cemetery by Dr. Don Carter, pastor of Baptist Temple of Alamance County.

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 son, Mr. William Goodman, 316 Cates Ave., Burlington.
 
 

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Mr. Parker Wood

MEBANE - Mr. Parker Wood, 74, of 821 S. Eighth St., died at 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a one-year illness.

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

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Mr. James U. Dean

EFLAND - Mr. James Uda Dean, 71, of 2411 Lebanon Road, died at 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at his home.

A native of Orange County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Alma Johnson Dean, and the son of Mr. Lenny Dean and Mrs. Decie Wright Dean, both deceased. He was a retired self-employed pipe layer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and Baptist.

Survivors include one son, Mr. James Lynn Dean of the home; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Jackie Cates of Efland, Ms. Patricia Hill of Graham and Mrs. Judy Hill of Las Vegas; three sisters, Mrs. Ann Smith and Mrs. Ruth Thompson, both of Burlington, and Mrs. Thelma Cheek of Mebane; three brothers, Mr. Arthur Dean and Mr. Classie Dean, both of Hillsborough, and Mr. Harvey Dean of Haw River; three grandchildren; and six stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Sykes.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cane Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Gregg Hemmen, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ``Red'' Sykes, 4208 Buckhorn Road, Efland.
 
 

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Mr. Donald M. Troxler

CONCORD - Mr. Donald Melvin Troxler, 73, of 245 Eastcliff Drive, S.E., died at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at his home after a six-month illness.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Jewel Jones Troxler, who survives, and the son of Mr. Joseph Henry Troxler and Mrs. Mable Squires Troxler, both deceased. He attended N.C. State University, and was a farm machinery dealer. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church where he served in the chancel choir for 40 years, and was a member of the Methodist Men. He moved to Concord from Alamance County in 1949 and joined Lowrance Brothers Farm Equipment Co. He later opened Troxler Equipment Co. which served Cabarrus County.

Survivors other than his wife include three sons, Dr. Matthew G. Troxler of Mebane, Mr. J. Andrew Troxler of Concord and Mr. Kent M. Troxler of Conyers, Ga.; one daughter, Mrs. A. Quintona T. Dionne of Concord; five brothers, Mr. Therman Troxler of Charlotte, Mr. Lloyd Troxler and Mr. Buddy Troxler, both of Salisbury, Mr. Frank Troxler of Ossipee and Mr. R.T. Troxler of Raleigh; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline T. Nicks and Mrs. Betty Woody, both of Ossipee, and Mrs. Mildred T. Gaylord of Jamesville; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Keith Troxler.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Central United Methodist Church by the Rev. Larry L. Kimel and the Rev. Worth Sweet. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis.

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

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Concord, P.O. Box 1235, Concord, N.C. 28026, or to Central United Methodist Church, 30 Union St. North, Concord, N.C. 28025.
 
 

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Mrs. Nellie S. Edger

DURHAM - Mrs. Nellie Shaw Edger, 89, of 1607 Nixon St., died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, in Durham Regional Hospital.

A native of Springfield, Ohio, she was the daughter of Mr. Isaac Shaw and Mrs. Cora Hicks Shaw, both deceased. She moved to Durham in 1955, and was a retired cook, and ran her own nursing home. She was a member of Peace Missionary Baptist Church and served on the deaconess board, senior choir, missionary department, Sunday school, Pastor's Aide and the Willing Workers Club. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and United Order of Tents No. 503.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Bessie S. Burnette and Mrs. Mary S. Griffin, both of Mebane; one son, Mr. Joseph B. Shaw of Mebane; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Peace Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. W.E. Daye. Burial will be in Glennview Memorial Park Garden of Devotion.

The family will be at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, Apex Highway, from 7 to 9 Tuesday evening.

Fisher Funeral Parlor is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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Mr. James R. King

BURLINGTON - Mr. James Ronald King, 57, of Burlington died Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at his home.

A native of Pennsylvania, he was the husband of Mrs. Carol Barr King who survives, and the son of Mrs. Mary Louise Finch King of Clifton Springs, N.Y., and the late Mr. Cecil King. He was retired after 25 years with the Xerox Corp. He attended Elon College Community Church and served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother include one son, Mr. Ronald Cunningham of Canandaigua, N.Y.; three sisters, Mrs. June Burkett and Mrs. Jorene Declerck, both of Clifton Springs, and Mrs. Joyce Horton of Newark, N.Y.

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

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Mrs. Regina M. Vetter

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Regina Murray Vetter, 82, of 618 Atwater St., died at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at her home.

A native of Newark, N.J., she was the wife of the late Mr. Raymond E. Vetter, and the daughter of Mr. Dominick F. Murray and Mrs. Elizabeth Gilday Murray, both deceased. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Theresians.

Survivors include two sons, the Rev. Joseph G. Vetter of Burnsville and Mr. David R. Vetter of Graham; two daughters, Mrs. Marie E. Felder of Durham and Mrs. Rita A. Scearce of Greensboro; and eight grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with burial in Al/-a/-mance Memorial Park.

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

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
 
 

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Mr. C.W. Wade Hensley

LIBERTY - Mr. C.W. Wade Hensley, 61, of 4308 W. Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, died at 2:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at the Rehabilitation Health Care Center of Alamance.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Thelma Gibson Hensley who survives, and the son of Mrs. Naomi B. Hensley of Liberty, who survives, and the late Mr. Charlie Washington Hensley. He was self-employed at Auto Trim Design. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Survivors other than his wife of the home, and his mother, include two daughters, Mrs. Connie Bowman and Mrs. Anna Watson, both of Liberty; two sons, Mr. Johnny Hensley and Mr. Shannon Hensley, both of Liberty; one brother, Mr. Sterling Stevie Hensley of Liberty; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by Mr. Henry Johnson. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church cemetery.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.


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