Miscellaneous Forsyth County, North Carolina Obituaries
1999

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BROWN
Mr. James Henry Brown, 57, of 3217 Old Greensboro Road, affecitionately known as ''BO '', passed away Monday, October 11, 1999 at his residence unexpectedly. He was born July 9, 1941 in Winston-Salem, the son of Fred J. Brown and the late Clara W. Brown. He was educated in the public schools of Forsyth County. He was a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Tobaccoville, N.C. and a former bus driver for TBM Luxury Coachline. ''BO '' was a member of the Macedonia TVPH Church of God INC and a member of the Trustee Board. He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara W. Brown; and a brother, Fred Brown, Jr. He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving children, Teresa Brown, James S. (Jackie) Brown, of Brooklyn, N.Y., David L. (Johnnie) Brown and Charles Valentine of Orlando, Fla., Patrick B. (Teresa) Friday, Eric D. (Rose) Brown, Kanika L. Brown and Cellistine Brown, of Society Hill, S.C.; 18 grandchildren, Tekeyla, Teandola, Eric, Jr., Justin, Patrick, Tekenvila, Rashun, David, II, Dominique, Charles, Princess, Shakaun, Craig, Aquarias, Ka'deysha, Kelle, Angelica, and Lester; his father, Fred J. Brown, of Winston-Salem; five devoted sisters, Willie Mae Stowe, Thelma Russell, Magareen (Earnest) Wilkins, Sally (Robert) Bethea, and Tanya (Kenny) Dawkins, all of Winston-Salem; ten devoted brothers, Jake (Maxine) Brown, Benjamin (Barbara) Brown, Mike Brown, Ricky (Janice) Brown, Clevester Brown, Aldeen (Geraldine) Harvey, Monroe (Carolyn) Watkins, Rev. Michael (Cindy) Isler, Raymond O'Neal, and Mike Brown of Havre De Grace, Md.; two aunts, two uncles, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Macedonia TVPH Church of God, INC, with Bishop S.D. Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the family plot at Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Macedonia TVPH Church of God, INC. (RUSSELL) 

CARTER
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Willie Mae Hendrix Carter, 92, of Bradford Village East, died Sunday, October 17, 1999. Mrs. Carter was born January 1, 1907 in Summerville, Ga. to George Washington and Dovey Alexander Hendrix. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Albany Carter, Sr.; a daughter, Betty Swiger; and a son, Billy Wright. Surviving are two sons, Jimmy Wright, Sr. and his wife, Rachel, of Kernersville and Jack Carter, Jr. and his wife, Debbie, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999 in the chapel of Family Funeral Care at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Sybil Parks will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

CASS
GREENSBORO -- Mrs. Mary Evelyn Stewart Cass, 94, of Friends Home at Guilford, died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at her residence. Mrs. Cass' funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19 at First Moravian Church. Entombment will follow in Westminster Gardens. Mary Evelyn Stewart Cass was born in Rockingham County on February 17, 1905 to the late Dr. Joseph Stewart and Mrs. Rhoda Cummings Stewart. She had been a resident of Guilford County for the past 51 years. Mrs. Cass was the co-founder and owner of Cass Jewelers and a member of First Moravian Church, the Estella Bobbitt Circle, and McDowell Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Greensboro Woman's Club, the Myrtle Rebekah Lodge, and Guilford Chapter 141 of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Cass was also a member of the Gate City Shrine #2 Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem. Survivors include two sons, John H. Cass, Jr. and his wife, Gay, and Stewart Cass and his wife, Margaret, all of Greensboro; a sister, Lillie Stewart Phibbs; and a brother, David Stewart, both of Bethany, N.C.; four grandchildren, Cathy Cass Kowalski, of Melbourne, Fla., Geoffrey T. Cass, of Summerfield, Amy Lynne Cass, of Charlotte, and Stephanie Cass Williams, of Greensboro; and four great grandchildren, Laura Kowalski, John Kowalski, Jordan Cass, and Jennifer Williams. Mrs. Cass was preceded in death by her husband, John Herman Cass, Sr., in 1990. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. tonight at Forbis and Dick North Elm Street. Memorial contributions may be made to First Moravian Church, 304 South Elam Avenue, Greensboro, N.C. 27403. 

GEE
MADISON -- Dr. Harold Wayne Gee, 80, of 504 Woodland Drive, died Sunday, October 17, 1999 at his home. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 20 at Woodland Cemetery. Dr. Gee was a native of Danville, Va. He was an optometrist, retiring in 1993, after 43 years of service to his community. He was a member of the Madison Rotary Club, and was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow, a member of the Madison Lions Club, Investment Club, and the Mens Luncheon Club. He was also a WWII Army veteran and a Purple Heart recipient. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne H. Gee; and a brother, C. Elwood Gee. He is survived by his sister, Hilda G. Myers; and a niece, Lynn B. Myers, both of Raleigh; and a nephew, Carlton E. Gee, Jr., of the Middle East. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Ray Funeral Home, and other times, at his home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, N.C. 27375. 

HAUSER
Mr. Wilbur W. Hauser, 85, of Lewisville, died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at his home. He was born November 1, 1913 in Forsyth County to Wiley Frank and Ora Poindexter Hauser. Mr. Hauser was a member of Concord United Methodist Church, and was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, after 41 years of service. He was preceded in death by a brother, Shelby M. Hauser; and a sister, Adeline Everhart. Surviving are his wife, Doris Stimson Hauser, of the home; two sons, Edwin Wilbur Hauser, and wife, Julia, of Raleigh and Michael F. Hauser, and wife, Susan, of Thomasville; seven grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Crouch, of Winston-Salem. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 18 at Concord United Methodist Church, with Rev. Thomas W. Albert officiating. Memorials may be made to Concord United Methodist Church, 8955 Concord Church Road, Lewisville, N.C. 27023. 

HOLLAN
Mr. George Anthony Hollan, age 61, of 4011 Hilda Street, Winston-Salem, son of Cornelius Hollan and Madie Neal, and husband of the late Virginia Lee Hollan, departed this life on Thursday, October 14, 1999 at the home of his granddaughter, Renee Robeson, following a period of illness. Mr. Hollan was a lifelong resident of Winston-Salem, and a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, after more than 30 years of service. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. He loved fish ing and will be greatly missed. He leaves to cherish his memory, a son, Ricky D. Hollan; one daughter, Ms. Von Diane Mobley; a granddaughter, Renee Mobley Robeson; and five great grandchildren, Ronald, Jr., Nike, Michael, Michelle, and Angel Robeson, all of Winston-Salem; one brother, Dwight A. Hollan; and a host of other relatives and friends. Homegoing service will be conducted Monday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, with Dr. Serenus Churn officiating, with interment to follow in Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 11:30-12:00 p.m. at the church. Arrangements entrusted to, and services will be conducted by your loving friend, Gilmore. 

JOHNSON
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Mr. Bailey James Johnson, Jr., 72, of Santa Monica, Calif., died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the Sticht Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Born February 28, 1927 to the late Vivian Baxter and Bailey Johnson, Sr., he was a well-known gourmet chef in Beverly Hills, Calif. and Hawaii. Prior to his illness, he was working on a body of poetry and fiction, and his autobiography. He is survived by his sister, Dr. Maya Angelou; and daughter, Ms. Rosa Johnson, both of Winston-Salem; two sons, Ross and Nana Johnson, of California; one nephew, Guy Bailey Johnson, of California; one great nephew, Colin Ashanti Johnson, of Atlanta; six grandchildren, Kwame, Olivia, Matema, Monique, Rosa Suzette, and Damion Emile Johnson; and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Shelby Fulcher. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Dr. Serenus T. Churn officiating. (RUSSELL) 

LAZCANO
Mr. Jose Gonzales Lazcano, 64, of Winston-Salem, died Friday, October 15, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born December 3, 1934 in Italy to the late Valentio Edward and Maria Berhasconi Lazcano. Mr. Lazcano was employed with Superior Manufacturing, and was a member of Christ Temple Apostolic Church. He leaves behind a loving church family. Surviving are his wife, Irene Faizone Lazcano, of the home; two sons, Valentino Edward Lazcano, of Austin, Texas and Jack Lazcano, of the home; three daughters, Maria Elizabeth Lazcano, of San Antonio, Texas, and Irene and Vanessa Lazcano, both of the home; an adopted daughter, Sarah Widener, of Winston-Salem; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19 at Christ Temple Apostolic Church by Rev. Bob Williams and Rev. Mike Lane. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. 

LILLIE
Mr. Harold M. Lillie, of Winston-Salem, died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Lillie, of the home; a daughter, Rose Marie Banks, of Washington, D.C.; a granddaughter, Linda Banks of Springfield, Va.; a sister, Frances Albee, of Denver, Colo.; and three brothers, Justus Lillie and Warren Lillie, both of Denver, Colo., and Marvin Lillie of Wahoo, Neb. A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19 at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1210 Bolton St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103 and to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth Co., 1100-C S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Chapel, 765-2793. 

MONEY
HAMPTONVILLE -- Mr. Silas Money, 86, of 3432 Hwy 21 North, died Saturday, October 16, 1999 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born July 14, 1913 to James and Ida Shore Money. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Longtown Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Russell, John D., Paul, and Joe Money; and one sister, Katie Macemore. Surviving are his wife, of 56 years, Ruth Smith Money; four daughters, Margie (Allen) Martin, Linda (Frank) Groce, and Phyllis Money, all of Yadkinville, and Kim (Tommy) Masten of Hamptonville; one sister, Maude Money Shore, of Hamptonville; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 20 at Gentry Family Chapel, conducted by Rev. Eddie Mishoe. Burial will follow in Longtown Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry Family Funeral Service, 601 Hwy North of Yadkinville. 

MURPHY
THOMASVILLE -- Mrs. Chappell James Murphy, 88, a resident of Thomasville, died Sunday morning, October 17, 1999 in the Beverly Health Care Center. She was born March 18, 1911 in Forsyth County, a daughter of Rufus James and Barbara Kiger James. She was a former employee of Regan Hosiery Mill, Inc., and was a retired employee with Thomasville Furniture Industries. Mrs. Murphy was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ and the Ladies Bible Class. She was married to Varney Murphy, who preceded her in death, in 1956. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and John Hill, of Lexington; son and daughter-in-law, Therrell and Peggy Grimes, of Thomasville; a sister, Mrs. Virginia Hedrick, of Thomasville; a brother, Charles James, of Asheboro; grandchildren, James Grimes, of Thomasville, Ed Hill, of Concord, Steve Hill, of Summerfield, and Brent Hill, of Ellicott City, Md.; and two great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Della Fowler, Susie Yates, Pauline Haffly, and Juanita Carter; and brothers, Alan James and Walter James. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. in Bethany United Church of Christ, with Rev. Robert Thurston and Rev. Harold Holste officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Murphy will remain at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7:00-9:00 p.m., and other times, at the home of the daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and John Hill, 124 Ridgeway Lane, Midway Community, Lexington. The family requests memorials be directed to Bethany United Church of Christ, General Fund, 1066 Bethany Church Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107. Since April, 1999, Mrs. Murphy had been a resi dent of the Beverly Health Care Center. Her family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to the staff for their care and love. 

NEWNAM
MADISON -- Lizzie Sides Newnam, 89, formerly of 871 Eden Church Road, died Sunday, October 17, 1999 at Stokes Reynolds Hospital. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 19 at Ellisboro Baptist Church Cemetery. She was born April 4, 1910 in Forsyth County to the late Martin A. and Lizzie Hand Sides. Mrs. Newnam was a member of Ellisboro Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George William ''Bill'' Newnam on March 18, 1960; and also by her son-in-law, H. Lewis Morton. Mrs. Newnam is survived by her daughter, Marie N. Morton, of Madison; and her son and daughter-in-law, William ''Billy'' and Gail Newnam, of Madison. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Monday, October 18 at Colonial Funeral Home, and other times, at the residence of her daughter, 3000 US Hwy 311, Madison, N.C. 27025. 

REECE
HAMPTONVILLE -- Mr. William Columbus Reece, 77, of Windsor Road, died Sunday, October 17, 1999 at his home. Born April 13, 1922, son of the late Annie Reece Wagoner, he was a retired U.S. Army Sergeant. He was of the Baptist faith, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was also a member of Phoenix Masonic Lodge #8 A.F. & A.M., and the Shriner and York Rite Bodies. He was preceded in death by a stepson, John Everidge. He is survived by his wife, Retha Everidge Reece, of the home; four children, William Glenn (Patsy Ann) Reece of Autryville, N.C., Johnny Mack (Marie) Reece, of Fayetteville, Linda Gay (Richard) Bathhurst, of Pensacola, Fla., and Larry Ray (Debbie) Reece, of Eastover, N.C.; his half sister, Gay Woodie, of Linville Falls, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; four stepchildren, Albert Everidge, of Cana, Va., and Ovid Everidge, Elaine Ireland, and Judy Mauldin, all of Hamptonville; 13 step grandchildren; and 19 step great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 19 at Flat Rock Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday at Gentry Family Funeral Service on Little Mountain Road in Jonesville. Memorials may be made to Masonic & Eastern Star Home, Oxford, N.C. 27565. 

ROBINSON
Mrs. Lula Evans Robinson, 83, of Sunrise Towers, Winston-Salem, died Thursday, October 14, 1999 following an extended illness. She was born February 25, 1916 to James and Rosa Evans. She attended Winston-Salem city schools, was an employee of R.J. Reynolds for 23 years, and a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Ford, and her husband, Donnie, of Winston-Salem and Brenda Barris, and her husband, Royce, of Charlotte; two sons, Nathan Evans, and James Evans, and his wife, Gloria, of Winston-Salem; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends. Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m., Monday, October 18 at New Bethel Baptist Church by Dr. Jerry Drayton, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00-1:30 p.m., prior to the service. 

SCOTT
EAST BEND -- Mr. J.D. Scott, 63, of 2205 Lace Knoll Road, died Sunday, October 17, 1999 at his home. He was born February 15, 1936 in Yadkin County to Herman B. and Minnie Leamon Scott. Mr. Scott was a member of Union Cross Friends Meeting and was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He was preceded in death by his mother and father; a sister, Sara Stokes; and a daughter-in-law, Wendy Scott. Surviving are two sons, Jackie (Diane) Scott and Doug (Gail) Scott, both of East Bend; one sister, Edith Shore, of Goldsboro; three brothers, Buford Scott, of Yadkinville, and Wade Scott and Roger Scott, both of East Bend; his ex-wife, Bertha Scott Billings, of East Bend; a good friend, Lorine Reece, of Hamptonville; and four grandchildren, Michael Scott, Kristy Scott, Dalton Scott, and Abby Scott. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Union Cross Friends Meeting by Rev. Jerry Gibbons, Rev. Jake Penley, and Rev. Johnny Shore. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. to lie in state. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 Monday evening at Huff Funeral Home in East Bend. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Union Cross Friends Cemetery Fund, c/o Jasper Adams, 2608 Union Cross Church Road, Yadkinville, N.C. 27055. 

STACK
Mr. George Thomas Stack, Jr., 71, of Winston-Salem, died Saturday, October 16, 1999 in Forsyth Medical Center. Born June 19, 1928 to the late Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas and Mary Lee Hudson Stack, Sr., he was a member of Fairview Moravian Church. He was special deputy of the Forsyth Sherriffs Department. Following his retirement from Piedmont Airlines, Mr. Stack became a regular at Hanes Mall, known as the ''Mayor of Hanes Mall.'' Mr. Stack was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Plemmons Stack; sister, Betty Pace; and grandmother, Daisy Hudson. Surviving are his son, Thomas F. ''Chip'' Stack, of Winston-Salem; three brothers, William Stack, and beloved friend, Wanda Honaker, Larry Stack and wife, Drema, and Kenneth Stack, all of Winston-Salem; and a sister, Linda Waston, and husband, Gary, of Winston-Salem. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory, with Rev. Neil Routh officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, October 18 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. 

THETFORD
Mrs. Viola Solange Thetford, 73, of Winston-Salem, died at her home Thursday, October 14, 1999. She was the executive director of Group Homes of Forsyth, Inc. from 1979 until her retirement in 1991. ''Vi'' was a strong advocate for the mentally challenged and/or ill, and made great contributions to the quality of the lives of people with disabilities. After her retirement, she continued to actively support people with disabilities through her involvement with the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, serving as president at one point. She was treasurer for the Board of Directors of her condominium association, as well as head of the Bay Representatives, and a newsletter contributor. She was also a member of her local bridge club. ''Vi'' was a loving, caring, and sup portive mother to her two sons, Mark Hansen, of Gansevoort, N.Y. and David Migneault, of Winston-Salem, and a devoted grand mother to her grandson, Lyle Hansen, also of Gansevoort, N.Y. In addition, she leaves behind her sister, Alma Rands, of Portland Ore.; her aunt, Peggy Saunders, of Deerfield Beach, Fla; her cousin, Norma Fraser, of Montreal, Canada; and countless friends and admirers. A memorial service will be held at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, Winston-Salem at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19 by Rev. David Allred. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Group Homes of Forsyth or the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. 

TUTTLE
KING -- Mrs. Geneva Jones Tuttle, 86, of King, died Sunday morning, October 17, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Tuttle was born January 27, 1913 in Stokes County to Henry Clay and Bertha Spainhour Jones. She was a member of First Baptist Church in King. Mrs. Tuttle was preceded in death by her husband, Grady R. Tuttle, in 1983. Surviving are a daughter, Hope Hauser, and husband, Jimmy, of King; two grandchildren, Justin Hauser, of King and MiKal Hauser, of Mebane; one great granddaughter, Skyler Grogan, of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Hope) Rains and Mrs. Weeta Gay Alexander, both of King; and four nieces, Mrs. Kay Simmons, of King, Dr. Pamela Gill, of Charlotte, Mrs. Jean Umstead, of Beaufort, and Mrs. Hennie Rains, of Nags Head. Graveside services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in King Memorial Park, with Rev. Jack Borders and Rev. Paul Riggs officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 481, King, N.C. 27021. (Slate Funeral Home) 

BARLOW
THURMOND -- Mr. James Odell Barlow, 75, of Thurmond, died Monday, October 18, 1999 at 3:05 a.m. at Elkin Healthcare. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday 2:00 p.m. at Mtn. Park United Methodist Church by Rev. Tony Bowman and Rev. Jim Darnell. Burial will be in Crestwood Memorial Gardens. Mr. Barlow was born in Wilkes County May 27, 1924 to James Monroe and Nancy Staley Barlow. He was a member of Mtn. Park United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War II, where he was in the Battle of the Bulge, received three Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. He was retired from Zwick Corp. Surviving are his wife, Irene Norman Barlow of the home; two daughters, Lisa Anice Barlow of Thurmond and Lynn and Ronald Potter of Monroe; one son Larry and wife, Lucille Barlow of Rock Hill, S.C.; three grandchildren, Jason Gowen of Monroe, and Chris Barlow and Anita Manion both of Rock Hill, S.C.; and two brothers, Claude Barlow of Fremont, Calif. and Elmer Barlow of North Wilkesboro. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral Home in Elkin. 

BROWN
Mr. James Henry Brown, 57, of 3217 Old Greensboro Road, affecitionately known as ''BO '', passed away Monday, October 11, 1999 at his residence unexpectedly. He was born July 9, 1941 in Winston-Salem, the son of Fred J. Brown and the late Clara W. Brown. He was educated in the public schools of Forsyth County. He was a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Tobaccoville, N.C. and a former bus driver for TBM Luxury Coachline. ''BO '' was a member of the Macedonia TVPH Church of God INC and a member of the Trustee Board. He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara W. Brown; and a brother, Fred Brown, Jr. He leaves to mourn his passing, his loving children, Teresa Brown, James S. (Jackie) Brown, of Brooklyn, N.Y., David L. (Johnnie) Brown and Charles Valentine of Orlando, Fla., Patrick B. (Teresa) Friday, Eric D. (Rose) Brown, Kanika L. Brown and Cellistine Brown, of Society Hill, S.C.; 18 grandchildren, Tekeyla, Teandola, Eric, Jr., Justin, Patrick, Tekenvila, Rashun, David, II, Dominique, Charles, Princess, Shakaun, Craig, Aquarias, Ka'deysha, Kelle, Angelica, and Lester; his father, Fred J. Brown, of Winston-Salem; five devoted sisters, Willie Mae Stowe, Thelma Russell, Magareen (Earnest) Wilkins, Sally (Robert) Bethea, and Tanya (Kenny) Dawkins, all of Winston-Salem; ten devoted brothers, Jake (Maxine) Brown, Benjamin (Barbara) Brown, Mike Brown, Ricky (Janice) Brown, Clevester Brown, Aldeen (Geraldine) Harvey, Monroe (Carolyn) Watkins, Rev. Michael (Cindy) Isler, Raymond O'Neal, and Mike Brown of Havre De Grace, Md.; two aunts, two uncles, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Macedonia TVPH Church of God, INC, with Bishop S.D. Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the family plot at Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Macedonia TVPH Church of God, INC. (RUSSELL) 

CARTER
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Willie Mae Hendrix Carter, 92, of Bradford Village East, died Sunday, October 17, 1999. Mrs. Carter was born January 1, 1907 in Summerville, Ga. to George Washington and Dovey Alexander Hendrix. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Albany Carter, Sr.; a daughter, Betty Swiger; and a son, Billy Wright. Surviving are two sons, Jimmy Wright, Sr. and his wife, Rachel, of Kernersville and Jack Carter, Jr. and his wife, Debbie, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999 in the chapel of Family Funeral Care at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Sybil Parks will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

CARVER
YADKINVILLE -- Mr. Wayne Johnson Carver, 62, of Bowman Road, Yadkinville, died Monday, October 18, 1999 at his home. He was born September 13, 1937 in Person County to the late Burley Johnson and Pearl Carver. He worked at Unifi, Inc. since 1971, enjoyed the Unifi Bowling League, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Ann Hurdle. Surviving are a daughter, Latisha Carver (Christopher Scott) Wood of Elkin; four sisters, Judy Wilson of Leesburg, N.C., Annie Lou Bose of Roxboro, N.C., Marie Whitfield of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., and Betty Jean Whitfield of Hurtles Mill, N.C.; one brother, Ricky Carver of Mebane; a step-daughter, Pamela Sharpe of Noma, W.Va.; a special friend, Pat Speer of Elkin; and his former wife, Brenda Loy of Burlington. A funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Gentry Family Chapel conducted by Rev. John Brown. A graveside service will be held 6:00 p.m. Thursday in the Cooper Family Cemetery in Prospect Hill, N.C. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Gentry Family Funeral Service on Hwy. 601 N. of Yadkinville and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wood, 1016 Woodhof Drive, Yadkinville, off Courtney Church Road. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Cooper Family Cemetery, c/o Edwin Yarbrough, 1223 Redsville Road, Prospect Hill, N.C. 27314. 

DUNNAVANT
Mrs. Elsie Sale Dunnavant ''MaMa'', 93, of 2945 Reynolda Road, died unexpectedly Monday, October 18, 1999 at Independence Village. Mrs. Dunnavant was a native of Amhurst, Virginia where she was born April 27, 1906 to the late Edward and Vertie Sale. She was a longtime member of Beck's Baptist Church and served faithfully as ''choir mother'' for many, many years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend and will always be remembered for her delightful personality and delicious cooking. Mrs. Dunnavant was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Wilson Dunnavant and a granddaughter, Shirley Allred. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Vivian Allred Dixon and Mrs. Betty Bumgardner both of Winston-Salem, and Mrs. Phyllis Johnson of Pfafftown; seven grandchildren, Gary Allred, Donnie Allred, Michael Bumgardner, Judy B. Holder, Kathy Conner, Ricky Johnson, and Karen Johnson; twelve great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, Mrs. Susie Thornton, and Mrs. Corine Coffey all of Amhurst, Va., and Mrs. Grace Burford of Roanoke, Va. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Beck's Baptist Church. Dr. James J. Nelson will officiate. Interment will follow in Forsyth Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Vogler and Sons Reynolda Chapel and suggests that memorials be made to Beck's Baptist Church General Fund, 5505 Beck's Church Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Wanda Horton, Barbara Laney, and Mary Taylor for their diligent and loving care of Mrs. Dunnavant. 

HARGIS
Mr. Henry Brown Hargis, 71, of Winston-Salem, passed away Monday, October 18, 1999 at his home. He was born July 30, 1928 in Virginia to Henry Brown and Roberta Ellis Hargis. Mr. Hargis and had retired from McLean Trucking Company. Surviving are his wife, Sarah ''Sally'' Hargis of the home; one daugther, Linda Register and husband, Jim of Winston-Salem; three sisters; and one brother. A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Parklawn Memorial Gardens by Chaplain Fred Moretz. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. 

HOLDER
MOUNT AIRY -- Mr. Charlie Franklin Holder, 64, of 457 Sparger Road, Mount Airy, husband of Shirley Sechrist Holder, died on Sunday, October 17, 1999 at the Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mr. Holder was born in Surry County of February 26, 1935 to Mary Butcher Holder and the late Frank Holder. He was an office manager for Cardinal X-ray Corporation of Winston-Salem for 40 years, was a former member of the Mount Airy Elks Lodge, and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Mr. Holder also served as a medical secretary in the United States Army. Surviving are his wife, Shirley Sechrist Holder of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Gary Flippin and Lisa and Michael Hawks all of Mount Airy; three grandchildren, Tia Flippin, Tanner Flippin, and Savannah Hawks all of Mount Airy; and his mother, Mrs. Mary Butcher Holder of Mount Airy. A graveside service will be conducted on Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The service will be conducted by Rev. Bailey Elmore. There will be no formal visitation at the funeral home and the family will receive friends at home any time at 457 Sparger Rd., Mt. Airy, N.C. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Antioch Baptist Church 2308 W. Pine St., Mt. Airy, N.C. 27030. Moody Funeral Services of Mount Airy is serving the Holder family. 

IVARSSON
GREENSBORO -- Carl Gustaf Ivarsson, Sr., 79, of Greensboro, died Sunday, October 17, 1999 at Moses Cone Hospital. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel with Dr. Charles Baker and Rev. Robert Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Ivarsson was born August 29, 1920 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Johan Edward Ivarsson and Ane Cathrine Ivarsson. He retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after 28 years of service. He was past Chairman of Chapter 82 of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and a member of the American Society of Metals. Mr. Ivarsson was a member of College Place United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Ruth Chandler Ivarsson of the home; sons, Carl Gustaf Ivarsson, Jr. and his wife, Sandra of Fayetteville, N.C. and John Chandler Ivarsson and his wife, Jennifer of Greensboro; brothers, Marcello Ivarsson of Salt Lake City, Utah and Holger Ivarsson of Copenhagen, Denmark; and a grandson, Carl Gustaf Ivarsson III. The family will receive friends tonight, Tuesday, October 19, 1999 from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home, 5926 W. Friendly Ave. Memorial contributions may be made to College Place United Methodist Church, 509 S. Tate St., Greensboro, N.C. 27403. 

JOHNSON
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Mr. Bailey James Johnson, Jr., 72, of Santa Monica, Calif., died Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the Sticht Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Born February 28, 1927 to the late Vivian Baxter and Bailey Johnson, Sr., he was a well-known gourmet chef in Beverly Hills, Calif. and Hawaii. Prior to his illness, he was working on a body of poetry and fiction, and his autobiography. He is survived by his sister, Dr. Maya Angelou; and daughter, Ms. Rosa Johnson, both of Winston-Salem; two sons, Ross and Nana Johnson, of California; one nephew, Guy Bailey Johnson, of California; one great nephew, Colin Ashanti Johnson, of Atlanta; six grandchildren, Kwame, Olivia, Matema, Monique, Rosa Suzette, and Damion Emile Johnson; and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Shelby Fulcher. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Dr. Serenus T. Churn officiating. (RUSSELL) 

KIMBROUGH
Homegoing Service for Mr. Hobert Alphonso Kimbrough, St., went to sleep at Wake Forest Medical Center on October 14, 199 9 after an extended illness. Mr. Kimbrough was born on December 24, 1925. He is a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He was an Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Kimbrough and Mrs. Sylvia K. Rolle (Alvin) of the home; two sons, Mr. Arnold Hankins (Tammy) of Winston-Salem and the late Mr. Hobert Kimbrough, Jr. of Pulaski, Va.; five sisters, Mrs. Esther K. Miller of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Flora Featherstone of Altedena, Calif. the late Mrs. Martha Bohannon of Farmington, N.C., and the late Mrs. Corrine Robinson of Winston-Salem; three brothers, Mr. Joe Barksdale of Winston-Salem, Mr. Walter Kimbrough of Washington, D.C., and the late Mr. William Kimbrough of Pulaski, Va.; sisters-in-law, Ms. Tecora Dubose and Ms. Brenda Dubose both of Winston-Salem; three devoted granddaughters, Mrs. Kerkeley K. Jefferys (Wallace) of Pulaski, Va., Miss Minnie Carter of Mocksville, and Little Miss Alshaundra Rolle of the home; grandsons, Mr. Christopher Kimbrough (Clara) of Winston-Salem, and Masters Alshaun and Alijah Rolle of the home; ten other grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Jerry C. Y Frances S. Mem. Chapel with Elder Timothy Lyons, Pastor of Exodus Primitive Baptist Church, Pilot Mtn., N.C. officiating. Internment to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to and your loving friends will conduct services, Gilmore's for Mr. Hobert Alphonso Kimbrough, Sr. 

MABE
Mrs. Nannie Mae Mabe, 76, formerly of Walnut Cove, died Monday, October 18, 1999 at Rose Tara Retirement Home. Mrs. Mabe was born December 8, 1922 in Richmond County to the late James Allen Mabe and Elizabeth Hicks Mabe. She was a homemaker and a charter member of Willow Oak Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alex McKinly Mabe; her oldest son, Fred Mabe; and her second husband, William Lewis Duggins. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Jim (Jeanie) Robbins and Mrs. James (Linda) Larimore all of Walnut Cove, N.C.; one, son and daughter-in-law, David and Kay Mabe of Walnut Cove; one sister, Marie Bowman of Walkertown, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at Walnut Cove Cemetery conducted by Rev. Sam Ashburn. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson Funeral Home. 

MITCHELL
Mr. Herbert Mitchell, husband of the late Mrs. Edith P. Mitchell of 1218 Bretton St., formerly of 430 Granville Drive was born May 11, 1932 in Lane, South Carolina to the late Charles and Rosa Staggers. He attended the Williamsburg County Schools and attended Bethel AME Church. He was a fourteen year veteran of the United States Army and a long time employee of the City of Winston-Salem before his health declined. he recently joined Genesis Victory Outreach Church and was baptized in the name of the Lord. In addition to his wife, Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by two sons and several special sisters and brothers. He departed this life into eternal rest on Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the home of a sister in Lane, South Carolina. He leaves to cherish his memory always, three daughters, Carolyn (Ralph) Torrence with whom he lived and Sheila (Otis) Murphy all of Winston-Salem, and Rosalyn Little of Lane, S.C.; two sons, Rodney Mitchell of Winston-Salem, N.C. and John (Margaret) Canty of Forreston, S.C.; a daughter-in-law, Deloris Canty, Lane, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Kevan and Devino Torrence of the home, Lawanda (James) Brown, Kenyatta, Katreena, and Jamilia Mitchell, Courtney Murphy all of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Antwon Long of Lane, S.C.; three great-grandchildren, Victoria and Alexis Mitchell, and Sharneice Brown all of Winston-Salem; four sisters, Louanna Wilson and Trudie Parson both of Winston-Salem, Martha Perry of Jamaica, N.Y., and Virgiree Parson of Lane, S.C.; five step-sisters; four sisters-in-law, Josephine Robinson and Geneva Purvis both of Winston-Salem, Evelyn Mitchell of Philadelphia, Pa., and Eliza Thomas of St. Albans, N.Y; two aunts and uncles; devoted friends, Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Austin and family of Winston-Salem; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held of Friday, October 22, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bethel AME Church in Lane, S.C. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service. The family may be contacted locally at the home of a daughter, Carolyn Torrence of 1218 Bretton St. Dimery & Rogers Funeral Home, 1100 E. Main St., Kingstree, S.C. are in charge of services and arrangements for Mr. Herbert Mitchell. (HOOPER) 

NEIGHBORS
BENSON, N.C. -- Mrs. Onie Dean Neighbors, 90, of 520 Denning Road, died Friday at her residence. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel. Revs. Fred Pleasant and Don Williams will officiate. Burial will follow in Buies Creek Cemetery, Buies Creek. Mrs. Neighbors was born in Harnett County, on April 26, 1909, to the late Franklin and Ida Hardee Dean. She was first married to Herman Rogers and after his death married the late Robert Neighbors. Mrs. Neighbors was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church and was a homemaker. Survivors include sons, Rudolph Rogers of Winston-Salem and William C. ''Bill'' Rogers of Durham; a sister Myrtle Pleasant of Garland; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. The family will be at Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday. Flowers are welcomed, however, donations may be made to Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 4639 N.C. Hwy. 50 North, Benson, N.C. 27504. 

NEWMAN
KNIGHTDALE -- Margaret Fulp ''Cindy'' Newman, 73, of Hodge Road, died Friday, October 15, 1999 at Rex Hospital after months of declining health. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday October 18, 1999 at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 4543 N.C. Hwy. 772, Madison, N.C. Burial will be in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison, N.C. Surviving are her son, Edward Timothy ''Tim'' Gray of Knightdale; three step-daughters, Beverly N. Sizemore of Pine Hall, Bonnie N. Almond of Madison, and Jo N. Halbrook of Cornelius; two step-sons, Reverend Norris Newman of Raleigh and Robin Newman of Madison; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucy F. Tilley of Walnut Cove. Cindy was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Winford Newman, Sr. on November 28, 1994 and a son, Michael F. Gray in 1980. Family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, October 17, 1999 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, N.C. and on Monday, October 18, 1999 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Madison, N.C. 

ROYAL
Mr. Hardy Royal, 64, of 1312 Argonne Boulevard, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 1999 at the Forsyth Medical Center. He was a native of Morven, N.C. and had resided in Winston-Salem for nearly forty years. He was a faithful member of the Zion Memorial Baptist Church where he served on the Trustee Board, the Pastor's Aide, the Gospel Choir, and the Van Ministry. He was a retired employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company with over 32 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Myers Royal of the home; one daughter, Meteza (Andre) Owens of Chalon-sur-Saone, France; his dear mother, Cassie B. Royal of Greensboro, N.C.; three sisters, Mary (Clarence) Graves and Pauline Sturdivant both of Greensboro, and Lorraine (Joe) Sturdivant of Thomasville, N.C.; three brothers, William H. (Mildred) Royal and John (Sylvia) Royal both of Greensboro, and Thomas (Deborah) Royal of Ansonville, N.C.; and many other relatives and special friends. Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 12:00 noon from the Zion Memorial Baptist Church with Reverend Joseph Jones officiating. Interment will be in Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family visitation will be on Tuesday, october 19, 1999 from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Russell Funeral Home. (RUSSELL) 

SHOAF
Davie County pays respect to the memory of Virginia E. Shoaf, 85, who passed away at her home in Cooleemee, N.C. on October 14, 1999. Mrs. Shoaf was born March 28, 1914 in Davie County to the late John and Mary Taylor Howerton. Mrs. Shoaf was a homemaker, Honorary Member of Cooleemee Senior Citizens, member of Senior Rythem Band, a volunteer at Davie Senior Center in the nutritional department, and a member of Good Sheperd Episcopal Church in Cooleemee.. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Shoaf Jaeger and husband, Phil of Texas; one son, DeFoy Shoaf and wife, Lada of Mocksville; one sister, Lila Hancock of Cooleemee; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces; nephews; and cousins. Mrs. Shoaf was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Shoaf; In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mabel Head and Grace Potts; one brother, Holloway Howerton; and one granddaughter, Andrea Shoaf. Memorial services will be held Friday, October 22, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Good Sheperd Episcopal Church in Cooleemee with the Reverend Edwin Baily officiating. Burial will follow in Legion Memorial Park Cemetery in Cooleemee, N.C. Davie Funeral Service, LLC, 416 Valley Road, Mocksville, N.C. will be serving the Shoaf family. 

SIMMONS
Ms. Mozelle Simmons, 61, of 1628 Marble Street, passed away on Wednesday, Ocotber 13, 1999 at the Forsyth Medical Center. She was born on December 7, 1937 in Kingstree, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Emma M.S. Peterson and Damon Jones. She moved to Winston-Salem, N.C. at an early age, relocated to New York, N.Y. and spent 15 years there before returning to Winston-Salem. She attended Atkins High School, was a member of the Heavenly Host Apostolic church where Elder Leroy McGee is the pastor. She was an employee of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for 22 years. She was preceded in death by a brother, Will Simmons. She is survived by five daughters, Diane Mungin (Derrick), Jackie McCall (Oscar), Carolyn Dixon (Glenn), Charlene Simmons (Wandu), and Tonya Doste (Reggie); one son, Ricky Denard Simmons; twenty-two grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lina Jane Wilson, Gaynelle Shaver (O'Neal), and Vanessa McQueen; two brothers, Tommy McQueen of Tillary, N.C., and Herbert McQueen of Winston-Salem, N.C.; one uncle, Rolin Brown and a devoted aunt, Arlene Brown; and a host of other relatives and dear friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Russell Funeral Home with Elder Leroy McGee officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family visitation will be from 1:30 until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Russell Funeral Home. (RUSSELL) 

SMITH
Mr. Teddy Lester Smith, of Winston-Salem, died Monday, October 18, 1999 at Wake Forest University Medical Center. Mr. Smith was born July 16, 1923 in Logan, W.Va. to Teddy Lester and Bertha Vinson Smith, Sr. He was a member of VFW Post 9010 and served with the USAF in WWII. He was awarded The European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, a WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and several Air Medals. He was employed by Bermuda Village. He is survived by his wife, Jane Lowder Smith of the home; one daughter, Susan Shore of Winston-Salem; two grandsons, Christopher Shore and wife, Lesley of Raleigh and John Shore and wife, Gina of Winston-Salem; four great-grandchildren, Jousha, Jordan, Jessica, and Riley Shore; and one sister-in-law, Peggy Lowder Redding and her family. A Military graveside service will be held Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons at 2:00 p.m. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel will be serving the family.


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