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Mrs. Luevanua Latta

HILLSBOROUGH - Mrs. Luevanua Walker Latta, 79, a former resident of Detroit, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998, in Hillsborough.

Born Oct. 29, 1919, in Dallas, she was the wife of the late Mr. Eddie Latta. She was a member of St. Bernard's Church in Detroit and was affiliated with Mount Bright Baptist Church. She made her home in Hillsborough with her niece, Ms. Nannie Latta Richmond, who survives.

Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Brenda Faye Russell of Seymore, Texas.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Mount Bright Baptist Church by the Rev. G.I. Allison. Burial will be in Lattisville Grove Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will be at the church one hour before the service.

Chavis-Parker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Mr. Dock D. Smith

BURLINGTON - Mr. Dock David Smith, 65, of 712 Rauhut St., died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 1998, at his home after a critical illness of several weeks.

A native of Person County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Sally Poole Smith and the son of Mr. Grant Smith and Mrs. Dora Swann Smith Villines, both deceased. He was a member of Mill Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Miss Glenda Smith of the home and Miss Angela Smith of Burlington; four sons, Mr. James Smith, Mr. Douglas Smith and Mr. Michael Smith, all of Burlington, and Mr. Jeffrey Smith of Durham; six sisters, Mrs. Emily Morrison and Mrs. Doretha Paylor of Leasburg, Mrs. Queen Currie of Roxboro, Mrs. Nancy Gibson of Westbury, N.Y., and Miss Maxine Villines and Miss Diane Villines of Forestville, Md.; three brothers, Mr. Wiley Villines of Philadelphia, Mr. Bernice Villines of Greensboro and Mr. Johnnie Villines of Washington, D.C.; two half sisters, Ms. Faye Brown of Cedar Grove and Ms. Pamela Ferrell of Graham; and 19 grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Warren's Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. James Brown, pastor. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from 6 to 7 this evening, and at other times at the home.

 

Mrs. Ola Mae Overcash

VERNON HILLS, Ill. - Mrs. Ola Mae Holt Overcash, 70, of 10 E. Hawthorn Parkway, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998, at her home.

Born April 12, 1927, in Salisbury, she was the wife of Mr. Raymond R. Overcash, who died Jan. 26, 1986, and the daughter of Mr. Jap Odell Holt and Mrs. Pearl May Holt, both deceased. She was a 1944 graduate of Boyden High School. She was secretary / bookkeeper for Southern Implement Company in Spencer. She was a former resident of Conway, S.C. and had lived in Vernon Hills for the past six years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and the Woodman of the World Camp in Myrtle Beach.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. Ronald R. Overcash of Midlothian, Va. and Mr. Darrell R. Overcash of Long Grove, Ill.; two brothers, Mr. Earl Holt of Gastonia and Mr. Edward Holt of Elon College; a sister, Mrs. Ruth H. Bost of Salisbury; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Floyd Holt.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Summersett Memorial Chapel in Salisbury by the Rev. Jim Harris. Burial will be in Rowan Memorial Park.

The family will be at Summersett Funeral Home from 6 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home of the sister, 180 Sides Road, Salisbury.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 401 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29571; or to a charity of choice.

 

Miss Martha E. Askew

BURLINGTON - Miss Martha E. Askew, 82, of 1124 Gattis St., died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998, at her home.

A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. John Franklin Askew and Mrs. Rosann Clark Askew, both deceased. She was a retired weaver with Cannon Mills. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Beulah Halacheff; and two brothers, Mr. Marvin Askew and Mr. Charles Askew.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Pine Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Jay Kennett, Hospice chaplain.

The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 10 to 11 this morning.

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

 

Mrs. Myra Morris

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Myra Morris of Shadowood Apartments died at 1:42 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

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

 

Mrs. Vickey Hundley

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Vickey Campbell Hundley, 47, of 611 Piedmont Way, died at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 1998, at Duke University Medical Center after two years of failing heath, one week critical.

A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Kenneth Wayne Hundley, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Howard Campbell and Mrs. Claudia McPherson Campbell, both deceased. She was employed by Holt Manufacturing and was a U.S. Army veteran and National Guard veteran of the Vietnam War. She was a Seventh-day Adventist.

Survivors other than her husband of the home include two sons, Mr. Eugene Edward Lynn of the home, Mr. Jerry Cochran of Manteo; a stepson, Mr. Robert Wayne Hundley of Graham; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Alicia Christine Mattherly of Haw River; two sister, Mrs. Jackie Clark of Graham and Mrs. Kay Johnson of Salisbury; two brothers, Mr. Richard Campbell and Mr. Bobby Campbell, both of Graham; and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Haw River by Elder James Rochester, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.

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

 

Mrs. Vernie M. Boone

ELON COLLEGE - Mrs. Vernie McIntyre Boone of 2494 Ossipee Front St. died at 11:38 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

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

 

Mrs. Naomi Thomas

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Naomi Thomas of 1542 Overbrook Road died Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

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

Mrs. Rosa Mooneyham

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Rosa Andrews Mooneyham, 94, of 510 Logan St., Burlington, died at 6:08 Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at her home after several years of failing health.

A native of Burlington, she was the wife of the late Mr. Harold Ernest Mooneyham, and the daughter of Mr. T. Cicero Andrews and Mrs. Daisy Baulding Andrews, both deceased. She was a charter member of the First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the Willa Loy Sunday School Class. She was a life member of the P.T.A.

Survivors include two sons, Mr. Wayne Mooneyham of Burlington and Mr. Lynn Mooneyham of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Homer (Thelma) Hayes and Mrs. Herbert (Doris) Hall, both of Burlington, and Mrs. Floyd (Evelyn) Guinn of Pinehurst; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Earl Reid Mooneyham; seven brothers, Mr. Cecil Andrews, Mr. Tommy Andrews, Mr. Bruce Andrews, Mr. Frank Andrews, Mr. Robert Andrews, Mr. Paul Andrews and Mr. Marvin Andrews; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Rich, Mrs. Nancy Sumner and Mrs. Hazel Cozart; and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Tim Robinson and the Rev. Peter Kemeny, pastors. 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 the Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times, at the home.

 

Mr. Richard Allmond Sr.

MEBANE - Mr. Richard Earl Allmond Sr., 70, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, after a long illness.

Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Danville, Va., he was the husband of Mrs. Betty Freeman Allmond who survives, and the son of Mr. Gary Turner Allmond and Mrs. Martha Eva Day Allmond, both deceased. He was retired from Carolina Hosiery after 10 years of service. He was a Baptist.

Survivors other than his wife include three sons, Mr. Richard E. Allmond Jr. of Mebane, Mr. Timothy Allmond of Burlington and Mr. Roger Gray Allmond of Graham; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Sherry W. Martin of Mebane; four stepsons, Mr. Donald Wall, Mr. Ronald Wall and Mr. Mike Wall, all of Burlington, and Mr. Gary Wall of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Lolene Stewart and Mrs. Virginia Drew, both of Florida, and Mrs. Shirley Morris of Mebane; three brothers, Mr. Clarence Allmond of Mebane, Mr. James Allmond of South Carolina, and Mr. Eugene Allmond of Sanford; two grandchildren; nine stegrandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. L.P. Allmond and Mr. Billy Ray Allmond.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Alamance Memorial Park Chapel by the Rev. Buster Florence.

The family will be at Walker's Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home, 801 Trollingwood-Hawfield Road, Mebane.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance County or Orange County.

 

Mrs. Margaret G. Ray

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - Mrs. Margaret Gravitt Ray, 89, of 1080 Seven Oakes Drive, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at the home of her son, Mr. Scott Ray.

She was born in Halifax County, Va. April 24, 1908, and was the wife of the late Mr. Kermit Lucias Ray, and daughter of Mr. James M. Gravitt and Mrs. Mary Long Gravitt, both deceased. She was a member of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church.

Survivors include four sons, Mr. Lucias K. Ray of Richmond, Va., Mr. Ira M. Ray of Buffalo Junction, Va., Mr. Scott B. Ray and Mr. Douglas M. Ray, both of South Boston; two daughters, Ms. Beatrice Ray Sadler of South Boston and Ms. Dianne Ray Conner of Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Bailey Gravitt Lloyd of Bedford; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today[ ÆMDSDØmonÆMDNMØ ] at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church cemetery by the Rev. Harvey Warnick.

The family will be at the home of Mr. Scott Ray and Mrs. Emily Ray, 1080 Seven Oakes Drive, South Boston.

Powell Funeral Home in South Boston is in charge of arrangements.

 

Mrs. Myra V. Morris

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Myra Vaden ``Loving'' Morris, 83, of 629-C Shadowood Apartments, died at 1:42 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

A native of Pittsylvania County, Va., she was the wife of Dr. Clarence Poe Morris, who died in 1992, and the daughter of Mr. John A. Vaden and Mrs. Myra Lillard Vaden, both deceased. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Front Street United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Fannie Larkin Sunday School Class. She was actively involved with her husband's long-time Methodist ministry with Camp Don Lee and the United Methodist Church Board of Education. The Fellowship Lodge at Camp Chestnut was dedicated to Dr. and Mrs. Morris' work in the church conference.

Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Myra Buff of Burlington; three sons, Mr. Jerome Morris of Burlington, Mr. Joel Morris of West Bloomfield, Mich., and Dr. David Morris of Lexington, S.C.; a brother, Mr. Claude Vaden of Danville, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Carmen Funk of Danville, Va.; and nine grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Alamance Memorial Park by Dr. William C. Simpson, pastor of Front Street United Methodist Church, and Dr. G. Robert McKenzie, pastor emeritus.

The family will be at the home of a daughter, 1516 Cherry Drive, Burlington.

Memorials may be made to United Methodist Camps, P.O. Box 10955, Raleigh, N.C. 27605.

Lowe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Infant Alejandro Zavala

BURLINGTON - Alejandro Lee Zavala, infant son of Mr. Luis Alex Robles Zavala and Ms. Wanda Maxine Toney of 2848 Lot 20, Maple Ave., Burlington, died Friday, Feb. 20, 1998, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

He was a native of Alamance County.

Survivors other than his parents include maternal grandparents, Mrs. Bobbie Jo Davis and Mr. Terry Lee Toney, both of Burlington; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Herminia Zavala of Honduras; maternal great-grandparents, Mrs. Rita Patterson of Graham and Mr. Jack Patterson of Burlington.

A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today[ Monday] at Graham Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. this afternoon, and at other times at the home.

 

Mrs. Bertha M. Green

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Bertha May Green, 85, of 1711 Belmont St., died at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 1998, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro after three years of failing health, one year critical.

She was born Aug. 25, 1912, in Burke County. She was the wife of the late Mr. E.T. Green and daughter of Mr. Thomas Helmes and Mrs. Annie Helmes, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Guiding Light Baptist Church of Elon College.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Earline Evans of the home; three brothers, Mr. John Helmes, Mr. Jeff Helmes and Mr. Wilford Helmes, all of Valdese; three sisters, Mrs. Thelma Cable of Elon College, Mrs. Dorothy Wade of Roxboro and Mrs. Minnie Loman of Morganton; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Max Rich. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

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

 

Mr. Bobby D. Smith

YANCEYVILLE - Mr. Bobby Dwight Smith, 65, of 6053 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at Duke University Medical Center after two months of failing health.

He was born in Caswell County Aug. 26, 1932. He was the husband of Mrs. Georgia Ann Pleasant Smith who survives, and the son of Mr. Joseph T. Smith and Mrs. Sallie Oakley Smith, both deceased. He was a retired farmer and drove for Associated Transport for 15 years. He attended Caswell County Schools and was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Arctic Test Branch in Big Delta, Alaska. He was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Mr. David Ross Smith and Mr. Thomas Dwight Smith, both of Yanceyville; three sisters, Ms. Shirley Smith Vernon of Yanceyville, Ms. Marion Smith Montgomery of McLeansville and Ms. Mary Ellen Smith English of Greensboro; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hooper Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Thomas Denny and the Rev. Claude Harrelson. Burial will be in Hebron United Methodist Church cemetery.

The family will be at Hooper Funeral Home from 6 to 8 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. 27216-2122.

 

Mrs. Willie C. Paylor

Mrs. Willie Cobb Paylor of 5654 N.C. 61 North, Gibsonville, died at 3:43 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998, at her home.

Bartlett Funeral Home in Gibsonville is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.

 

Mrs. Ada Wannamaker

ST. MATTHEWS, S.C. - Mrs. Ada Crider Wannamaker, 99, of St. Matthews, died Sunday morning, Feb. 22, 1998, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.

A native of Calhoun County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Harry D. Wannamaker, and daughter of Mr. Elliott R. Crider and Mrs. Clara Rucker Crider, both deceased. She was a former school teacher, and a long time resident of Graham. She was a member of Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, the Ladies Sunday school class and the Golden Age Group of the church.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Lula C. Matthews and Mrs. Jettie C. Staley, both of Orangeburg.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jack Poole. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Dukes-Harley Funeral Home in Orangeburg is in charge of arrangements.

 

Mrs. Judie R. Newman

ROXBORO - Mrs. Judie Richmond Newman, 55, of 429 George St., died Friday morning, Feb. 20, 1998, at Twin Lakes Nursing Home in Burlington.

Survivors include one son, Mr. David Newman of Roxboro; three sisters, Mrs. Maggie Lester of Roxboro, Mrs. Fannie Bradsher of New Rochelle, N.Y. and Mrs. Joyce Pettiford of Burlington; three brothers, Mr. Joe Richmond of Laurel, Md., Mr. Bennie Richmond and Mr. Dennis Richmond, both of Burlington; and one grandchild.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. James Baptist Church in Leasburg by the Rev. Haywood Smith and the Rev. Larry Smith. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Home in Roxboro from 7 to 8 Tuesday evening.


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