Miscellaneous Ashe County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Robert Weaver
Lansing
May 20, 1943
September 23, 2002
Robert James Weaver, age 59 of Lansing, died Monday, Sept. 23 in Ashe Memorial Hospital.  
The funeral service was conducted on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m, in the Chapel of Boone Family Funeral Home by Rev. Fred Richardson and Brother Ward Sexton.  Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military rites. The family received friends on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Boone Family Funeral Home. Active pall bearers included his co-workers from Ernie Carpenter Construction.  Honorary pall bearers included Shannon Weaver, Bryan Weaver and Stanley Williams.
He was born in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, May 20, 1943, the first of two sons born to James Garfield and Della Ruth Denny Weaver.  After completing his education, he served in the US Army from 1963 until 1968 and in the US Army Reserve until 1969.  He distinguished himself in the military as a decorated sharpshooter and marksman.  On April 1, 1966 he married Sue Williams and they reared four children. He was a member of Silas Creek Baptist Church.  Robert always provided for the needs of his family, always putting his children first.  He was a truck driver and was currently employed with Ernie Carpenter Construction.  He was an avid sports fan, he enjoyed motorcycles and thrilled his grandchildren with many tales. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Williams Weaver on November 7, 1993.
He is survived by two sons, Robbie Weaver of Wilkesboro and Curt Weaver, and wife, Tana of Utah; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Ricky Isaacs of Lansing and Nancy and Robert Lewis of Creston; a special friend, Pam Cox of Rhonda; one brother: Earl Weaver of Hudson; his maternal grandmother, Rettie Little of Bear, Del.; his five grandchildren, Ricky Weaver of Wilkesboro, Amber Crouse, Richard Isaacs and Kendra Isaacs, all of Lansing and Jordan Lewis of Creston; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to the Robert Weaver Memorial Fund, c/o Ashe Federal, 4951 NC Hwy 88, West, Warrensville, NC  28693.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Herbert Sexton
Ennice
December 28, 1928
September 25, 2002
Herbert Levi Sexton age 73 of Ennice, formerly of Laurel Springs died Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital. 
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Eugene Murphy officiated. Burial followed in the Peak Creek Cemetery. The family received friends on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 until 11 a.m. at Badger Funeral Home.
Mr. Sexton was born on Dec. 28, 1928 in Crumpler, to Arch and Lefie Loman Sexton. 
He is survived by his wife, Alfa Jean Wilmouth Sexton; one brother, Gale Sexton of Baltimore, Md.; three sisters, Alene Blackburn of Wilkesboro, Faye Pruitt of Laurel Springs and Maye Hoffman of North Wilkesboro; and several nieces and nephews survive. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Ashe County, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640. 
Condolences can be sent to the family at condolences@badgerfuneralhome.com. 
Badger Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

Lizzie Dixon
Crumpler
October 1, 1912
September 22, 2002
Miss Lizzie Clyde Dixon, age 89, of Crumpler, died Sunday morning, Sept. 22, at Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel by Elder Bobby Absher and Rev. Worth Sweet. Burial followed in the Senter Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23 at the funeral home.
Miss Dixon was born in Ashe County on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1912 to the late Preston Dixon and Lola Goodman Dixon.  She worked as a cook at several places in the county, such as Greenfield Restaurant and Eldreth’s Restaurant and Ashe Central High School, from where she retired.  She was a member of the Senter Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Arthur Dixon, Frank Dixon, Curren Dixon, Smith Dixon and Marshal Dixon; seven sisters, Sally Sanders, Judy Dixon, Jenny Pennington, Mattie Severt, Myrtle Corrhier, Annie Jones and Nellie Hudler. 
Memorials may be made to Senter Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Bobby Absher, 183 Old Ridge Road, Crumpler, NC 28617.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Betty Grubb
Todd
March 22, 1931
September 24, 2002
Mrs. Betty Lou Potter Grubb, age 71, of Todd, died Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 24 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at Laurel Knob Baptist Church and were conducted by Rev. J. D. Walton and Rev. Jim Rash.  Burial follow in the Stephens Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the funeral service. Active pall bearers included her son, Jim Grubb, Ronnie Grubb Jr., John Gleeson, James Edwards, Butch Winebarger and Cliff Luster.  Honorary pall bearers included Keith Dillard and Arnold Houck.
She was born in Watauga County on Sunday, March 22, 1931, one of five children born to the late Frank and Flossie Potter.  She was a homemaker and a member of Laurel Knob Baptist Church.  She lived a simple life, but the mention of her cornbread brought a smile to the face of each of her sons. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Roy William Grubb in 1998; one brother, Archie Potter in 1999; and one great-grandson, Joshua Ham.
She is survived by her husband, Ervin W. Grubb; three sons: Ronnie Grubb and wife, Angie, of West Jefferson, Jim Grubb of Todd, and Johnny Grubb and wife, Debra, of Lansing; three sisters: Jo Curtis of Raleigh, Jackie Atkins of Lenoir and her twin, Sue Winebarger of Boone; five grandchildren: Crystal Grubb, Cookie Grubb, Ronnie Grubb, Jr., Roy William Grubb and Daniel Grubb; three great-grandchildren: Victoria Trivette, Benjamin Walters and Jonathan Ham; and a number of nieces and nephews. 
Memorials may be given to Laurel Knob Baptist Church, c/o Joann Goodman, 3288 NC Hwy 194 South, Todd, NC  28684.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Noah Johnson
Hays
May 19, 1940
September 22, 2002
Mr. Noah Beauford Johnson, age 62 of Hays, died Sunday, Sept. 22 at his home.
Mr. Johnson was born to Charles Lester and Eulala Mae Church Johnson. 
He is survived by his wife, Ola Mae Bowlin Johnson of the home; one daughter, Tina J. Triplett of North Wilkesboro; and one son, Scott Johnson of Hays, formerly of Ashe County.

Winifred L. “Van” Vannoy
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Died: June 11, 2003
Winifred L. “Van” Vannoy, age 78, died June 11 in Ft. Pierce, Fla. 
Visitation was held Monday, June 16 at Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home in Ft. Pierce, Fla. Service will be Tuesday, June 17 at 10 a.m. at Haisley-Hobbs Chapel with Evangelist Michael Combs officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.
Mr. Vannoy was born in Creston and moved to Ft. Pierce, Fla. in 1957 from Fleetwood. He was the owner/operator of Van’s TV in Ft. Pierce for 14 years. He was also a chief security officer at Jai-Alai for 12 years. He was a veteran in the U.S. Navy in WWII. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Vannoy and sister, Christine Leonard.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lorraine D. Vannoy of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; daughters, Bonnie Lundy of Niangua, Mo., Denise Combs and husband Michael of Fleetwood and Dorothy Buxton of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; son, Dennis Vannoy and wife, Terri of Fleetwood; sisters, Violet Vannoy of Fleetwood, Iris Watson of Deep Gap and Dawn Houck of Fleetwood; brothers, Leonard and Jay Vannoy, both of Winston Salem; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Treasure Coast, PO Box 1748, Ft. Pierce, FL 34954. 
Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home of Ft. Pierce, Fla. was in charge of local arrangements. 

Thomas Perkins
August 26, 1915
June 8, 2003
Thomas Franklin Perkins, age 87, died Sunday, June 8 at Meadowbrook Terrace.
Funeral services were held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel in Winston-Salem by Rev. Katherine Fox. Burial followed in the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., prior to the service.
Mr. Perkins was born Aug. 26, 1915 in Ashe County to the late Charlie and Denia Osborn Perkins. He served in the US Army Air Corp during World War II and was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Perkins.
He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home of Winston-Salem was in charge of the arrangements.

Lura Shoaf
Warrensville
June 10, 1906
June 10, 2003
Lura Edith Barr Shoaf, age 97 of Warrensville, died Tuesday, June 10, at Ashe Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Shoaf was born June 10, 1906, in Ashe County. Her husband, John Shoaf, preceded her in death. Mrs. Shoaf was the oldest member of the Warrensville Baptist Church. She taught the children’s Sunday school class at Warrensville Baptist for many years. She loved bird watching and quilting. She was a mother to the community, and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 12, at the Warrensville Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Osborne officiating. Burial followed in the Jefferson Cemetery. The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service.
Eleven nieces and nephews survive Mrs. Shoaf.
You may send e-mail condolences to the family at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Adkins
West Jefferson
February 19, 1926
June 10, 2003
Charles Junior Adkins, age 77 of West Jefferson, died Tuesday afternoon, June 10, at his home.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 12, at 1 p.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church in Deep Gap with Rev. Nathan Caparolie officiating. Interment followed in the Church Cemetery with military rites.
The family received friends from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church prior to the funeral service.
Mr. Adkins was born Friday, Feb. 19, 1926, in Wayne, W.Va., to Presley and Verna Parsons Adkins. He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from General Motors.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Adkins; two daughters, Brenda Adkins and Beverly Minton, both of West Jefferson; one brother, Willie Ray Adkins, of Wayne, W.Va..; two sisters, Joyce Green, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Annie Ratliffe, of West Virginia; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
You may give the family your condolences on-line at www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Rev. Paul Atwood
Sparta
May 30, 1931
June 8, 2003
Rev. Paul L. Atwood, age 72, of Sparta, passed away Sunday, June 8 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
He was born May 30, 1931, in Hickory to the late Hazel and Sophina Darnell Atwood.
Rev. Atwood was the pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Elk Creek, Va., where he had served for 19 years. He was a former pastor of Laurel Springs Baptist Church, having served for 15 years.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Atwood of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael W. and Jennifer Atwood, of Sparta; a daughter and son-in-law, Donna A. and Phillip A. Hunt of Sanford; a stepson, Gary F. Gullion, of Darlington, Md.; and a special friend, Richard A. Mooneyhan, of Piney Creek; five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Elk Creek Va. by Rev. Don Ball. Interment was in Comers Rock Cemetery. Rev. Don Ball officiated.
Arrangements were by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Independence, Va.

Lawrence Holman
Butler, Tenn.
May 5, 1955
June 9, 2003
Lawrence Leon Holman, age 48, of Butler, Tenn., passed away Monday, June 9, at the residence after an extended illness. 
He was born May 5, 1955, to Ralph Holman and Effie Dishman. He was a painter and construction worker and enjoyed working on cars. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Holman is survived by his wife, Dianna Faye Matkins Holman of the home; one daughter, Laura Francis Holman of Pennsylvania; one son, Lawrence Leon Holman Jr. of Mountain City, Tenn.; three sisters, Brenda Buff of Hickory, Myrtle Pierce, of Oxford, Penn., Dorothy Holman, of Maryland; four brothers, Mark Holman and Vernon Holman, both of Todd, David Holman of Wilkesboro, Leonard Holman of Boone; three grandchildren, Hope Holman, Jeremy Holman, and Jonathon Holman, all of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 13, from the Chapel of the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home in Mountain City, Tenn. Pallbearers were nephews of Mr. Holman. The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. at the Chapel prior to services. Burial was in the Holman Family Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.hux-lipford.com.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, Tenn. was in charge of the arrangements.

Nadine Denman
Johnstown, Ohio
April 19, 1932
June 13, 2003
Nadine (Bare) Denman of Johnstown, Ohio passed away June 13 at her residence following a brief battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home in Johnstown, Ohio with Father Richard Metzger officiating. Burial will be held in the Green Hill Cemetery. The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. yesterday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Denman was born April 19, 1932 in Wagoner in Ashe County to Bart and Nora Bare. She was a 1949 graduate of Johnstown-Monroe High School, a member of the Church of The Ascension, a former member of the Square Wheels Camping and Dance Club and The Betty Cornwell Memorial Golf League. She retired from Lazarus after working 13 years in the downtown store. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Eva Zelle; brothers, Buster, Herbert, Hansel, Gale and Dennis; and a granddaughter, Amity Marie Westbrock.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Tom Denman; daughters, Deborah (Paul) Westbrock of Dublin, Ohio and Susan (Michael) Ellis of Valrico, Fla.; sons, David (Patricia) of Dublin, Ohio and Tim (Jacquie) of Johnstown, Ohio; one sister, Anna D. Green of Johnstown, Ohio; brothers, Harold Bare of Johnstown, Ohio and J.B. (Doris) Bare of Grove City, Ohio; grandchildren, Michael (Shannon), Matthew, Christopher, Susan, Amber, Lisa, Carrie, Beau and David; great-grandchildren, Drake, Carson and Cassidy; and numerous dear relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Mount Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215-1039. An on-line memorial will be located at crousekaubersammons.plan4ever.com
Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home of Johnstown, Ohio was in charge of the arrangements.

Martha Miller
Creston
April 10, 1913
June 9, 2003
Martha Fay Osborne Miller, age 90, of Creston, died Monday, June 9, at the Ashe Living Center. Mrs. Miller was born April 10, 1913, in Ashe County to the late George and Rhoda Osborne. In addition to her parents, her husband James Miller preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 11 at the Gillespie Presbyterian Church. Rev. Earl Woods, Rev. Cleo Greer and Rev. Jim Francis officiated. Burial followed in the Roten Cemetery. The family received friends from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at Badger Funeral Home.
Mrs. Miller is survived by six sons, Dempsy, William, Wayne and George Barr, all of Creston, Marvin Barr, of Warrensville, and James Barr, of Crumpler; three daughters, Lorene Calhoun and Mary Ruth Pennington, both of Lansing, and Lorie Ann Greer, of Creston; a brother, Junior Osborne, of Creston; three sisters, Maggie Roten, of Creston, Pearl Flanagan, of Hickory, and Beryl Berry, of Virginia; 16 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mabel Cheek
Fleetwood
September 1, 1918
June 9, 2003
Mabel Church Cheek, age 84 of Fleetwood, died Monday afternoon, June 9 at Watauga Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 12 at 2 p.m. at Old Fields Baptist Church in Fleetwood. Rev. Jack Miller, Rev. Sherrill Wellborn and Rev. Sammy Church officiated. Burial followed in the Old Fields Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Cheek was born Sept. 1, 1918 in the West Pine Swamp community of Ashe County, to the late Linza Horton and Mary Ellen Moore Church. She was a homemaker and a member of Old Fields Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Lee Cheek; four brothers, Roe Church, Earl Church, Burl Church and Ocel Church; and five sisters, Alma Hawthorne, Edna Fairchild, Thelma Church, Mae Church and Ruth Phillips.
She is survived by two daughters, Loraine Grogan and husband, Eugene of Hudson, and Carolyn Pierce and husband, Archie of West Jefferson; two sons, Norman Cheek of Deep Gap and Curtis Cheek and wife, Peggy, of Warrensville; one sister, Mary Lee Phillips of Asheville; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the old Gap Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Carolyn Pierce, 303 Highway 194 South, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
Hampton Funeral Service of Boone was in charge of the arrangements.

Lena Jones
Warrensville
November 3, 1954
June 10, 2003
Lena Mae Trivette Jones, age 48, of Warrensville, died Tuesday, June 10, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 13, at 11 a.m. at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Chuck Call. Burial followed in the Clint Gilley Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Boone Family Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jones was born in Ashe County on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1954, to Glenn Trivette and Lundy Miller Trivette. She was a homemaker. Her father, Glenn Trivette, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband, Carol Clay Jones; a daughter, Gail Williams; her mother, Lundy Louise Miller Trivette of Fleetwood; a stepson, Timmy Jones of Lansing; a step-daughter, Dawn Boggs of Jefferson; six brothers, Gary Trivette, Jimmy Trivette, Ralph Trivette, Rodney Trivette, Ronnie Trivette and Tommy Trivette, all of Fleetwood; a sister, Geneva Isaacs of Vilas; four step-grandchildren, Dalton Boggs, Dillon Boggs, Ivory Jones and Curtis Jones; and several nieces and nephews.
You may give the family your condolences on-line at www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Roland
Jefferson
November 29, 1926
June 15, 2003
Mary Mae Dishman Roland, age 76 of Jefferson, died Sunday, June 15 at the Ashe Living Center. 
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Glenn Woodie and Rev. Jason Shelton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Roland Family Cemetery. The family received friends June 16 from 7-9 p.m. at Badger Funeral Home.
Mrs. Roland was born Nov. 29, 1926 in Ashe County to Riley and Cordelia Barker Dishman. 
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Eugene Roland; one daughter, Mary Gay Yelton of Jefferson; two brothers, Mont Dishman and Guy Dishman, both of Jefferson; three sisters, Sally Miller and Tencie McNeill, both of West Jefferson and Fredar Miller of Jefferson; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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