Mrs. Ruby Stewart Berrier, 86, of 434 Duke Street, widow of Raymond
Lewis Berrier, died Thursday morning at the Oaks at Forsyth. Funeral services
will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Friedland Moravian Church by Rev.
Steve Craver and Rev. Norwood Green. Burial will follow in the church graveyard.
Mrs. Berrier was born in Forsyth County, July 28, 1913, daughter of Thomas
Wesley and Georgia Carmichael Stewart. She was a lifetime member of Friedland
Moravian Church and retired from Bassick Sack after 27 years of service.
Mrs. Berrier was preceded in death by a son, Jimmie Lewis Berrier; a grandson,
Tony Berrier; two brothers, Luther Stewart and Bernie Stewart; and one
sister, Pearl Matthews. Surviving are one son, Tommy Berrier of the home;
four grandchildren, Rickie Berrier and wife, Lou Ann of King, Danny Berrier
of Winston-Salem, Kathy Woods and husband, Paul of Kernersville, and Linda
Snowden and husband, Chuck of Reedy Creek; one sister, Bertha Hiatt of
Winston-Salem; and one brother, Bill Stewart and wife, Ruth of Winston-Salem.
The family will receive friends at Voglers Main Street Chapel from 7 to
9:00 p.m. Friday and request that any memorials be made to the Building
Fund at Friedland Moravian Church, 2750 Friedland Church Road, Winston-Salem,
Katherine Geise Burke, 86, of Winston-Salem, died October 20, 1999
at K.B. Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem. Born August 27, 1913 in Olean,
N.Y., she was the widow of Charles E. Burke. She is survived by three children,
Kathleen Culler (Ronnie), Charles E. Burke, Jr. (Betty), and Linda Ruttle
(Ray); ten grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren. A Memorial
Mass will be held 7:00 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church Kernersville.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of one's choice. Arrangements by Pierce
Funeral Home, Kernersville.
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Ruby Earlene Tuttle Collins, 75, of Britthaven
of Kernersville, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at Britthaven of Kernersville.
She was born September 7, 1924, the daughter of Grady B. Tuttle and Jonie
Vanhoy Tuttle. She was a retiree of Forsyth Memorial Hospital and a member
of the Kerwin Baptist Church for over 50 years. Mrs. Collins was preceded
in death by her father and her husband, of 49 years, James Needham Collins.
Surviving in addition to her mother, Jonie Vanhoy Tuttle of Oak Summitt
Nursing Center are four sons and their, James Larry Collins and wife, Bobbie
of King, N.C., Jerry Wayne Collins and wife, Becky of Kernersville, Craig
Randall (Randy) Collins and wife, Martha of Winston-Salem, and Bruce Darrell
Collins and wife, Sandy of Randleman; one sister, Mrs. Doris Ziglar Drake
and husband, Glenn of Germanton; one brother, Leon and wife, Frances Tuttle
of Kernersville; ten grandchildren, Jimmy, Lesa Ann, Tonya, David, Pam,
Craig, Rebekah, Scott, Tracy, and Wendy; and one great-granddaughter, Hailey.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 22, 1999 at Kerwin
Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Joe Myers and Dr. Bobby Roberson. Burial
will be in Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 7 to
9 p.m. Thursday at the Hayworth-Miller-Cain Funeral Home and at other times
at 562 Pisgah Circle. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc.,
N.C. Affiliate, 3109 Poplarwood Ct., Suite 125, Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Britthaven
of Kernersville for their loving care of Mrs. Collins.
KING -- Dewitt Romeo Cromer, 85, of Cromer Road, died Thursday, October
21, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center after a breif illness. He was born January
27, 1914 in Stokes County to Robert Scales and Atwell Tillotson Cromer.
Mr. Cromer served with the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a devoted farmer
as long as his health permitted and was an avid fox hunter. He was a member
of King Baptist Mission Church. Along with his parents he was preceded
in death by two sisters, Vila Monroe and Cleo Fowler and one brother, Elmo
Cromer. Surviving are his wife, Ethel Durham Cromer of the home; two daughters,
Vicki Cromer Gordon and husband, Eddie Of Pinnacle and Judy Cromer Goff
and husband, Terry of King; one son, Brent Cromer and wife, DePhena of
King; four granddaughters, Tammy Johnson and husband, Kevin, Christie Holyfield
and husband, Marty, Marcie Yount and husband, Rodney, and Lindsay N. Goff;
two step-grandchildren, Billy Joe Hill and wife, Selena and Melissa Golding;
one step-great-grandson, Jarrett Golding; two sisters, Margie Durham of
King and Madeline Collins of Mt. Airy; and one brother, Harley Gray Cromer
of Winston-Salem. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October
23, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Slate Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Bowen and Bro.
Rodney Ebert officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
at Slate Funeral Home in King. Memorials may be made to King Baptist Mission,
117 Chelsea Ridge, King, N.C. or to Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund,
1180 Chestnut Grove Road, King, N.C.
Richard V. Edmonds, 82, of Leawood, Kansas, passed away Monday, October
18, 1999. Mr. Edmonds was born December 16, 1916 in Battle Creek, Michigan.
He graduated from Battle Creek High School and attended Wake Forest University,
where he studied Engineering. He also Attended Ohio State University and
Princeton University. He began his career at MidState Machine and Tool
as a factory manager. He was employed with Bassick-Sack, Winston-Salem,
North Carolina as an engineer and finally he worked at Western Electric
in Winston-Salem, N.C., and later in Lee's Summit, Mo. where he was a Senior
Engineer until his retirement. Funeral Services were held at Mt. Moriah
& Freeman Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. on Thursday, October 21,
1999. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Krista
of the home; his children, Brian Edmonds of Stockbridge, Ga., Jill Manson
of Leawood, Kan., Jack Edmonds of Overland Park, Kan, and Jan Kelley and
her husband, David of High Point, N.C.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren;
and three sisters, Lyndell Smith, Beverly Hoxworth, and Barbara Crumpton.
Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 942-2004
CLEMMONS -- Mr. Basil McCutcheon Guffey, 87, of Clemmons, N.C., died
Tuesday, October 19, 1999. He was born November 11, 1911, to Sam and Ethel
Day Guffey in Clifton Forge, Va. Mr. Guffey served in WWII. He moved to
Clemmons in 1940. He was Vice President of Bowers Bridge Construction Company.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Stella Gore and one brother, Ira
Guffey. He is survived by his wife, Mary Hutchins Guffey of the home; two
daughters, Mary Forrest Holtsclaw and Jane Graley and husband, Terry; one
son, Basil Guffey, Jr. and wife, Julie; five grandchildren, Michael Holtsclaw
and wife, Gina, Timothy Holtsclaw and wife, Nicole, Jessica and TJ Graley,
and Kayla Guffey; five great-grandchildren, Amber, Miranda, Chelsea, Alex,
and Nathan; one sister, Thelma Lark of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and several
nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23,
1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel by Elder J.A. Langham
with entombment to follow at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The family will
receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m Friday evening at Vogler & Sons Clemmons
Mrs. Bertie Lowry Hege, 96, widow of E. Pliny Hege, passed away October
21, 1999 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She was born
November 7, 1902 in Mt. Airy to the late Samuel Franklin and Ella Dungan
Lowry. She was a charter member of Lee Memorial Presbyterian Church and
later joined Northwest Baptist Church. Mrs. Hege is survived by three daughters
and two sons, Evelyn Ivester (Douglas) of Pfafftown, Mary Binkley (Thurman)
of Winston-Salem, Elizabeth McDaniel (John) of Banner Elk, N.C., Curt Hege
(Patricia) of Winston-Salem, and Joe Hege of Lawndale, N.C. She is also
survived by nineteen grandchildren and thirty-five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, October 23, 1999 at
1:00 p.m. by Paster Roy Beverly at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive
friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 1999 at Vogler &
Sons Reynolda Road Funeral Home. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may
be made to the donor's choice.
SEVEN LAKES -- Jane Isabell Blair Hines, 85, died Tuesday, October
19, 1999 at Moore Regional Hospital after and extended illness. She was
born September 26, 1914 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Clyde M. and Mary
Maughlin Blair. She spent her early years in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon,
and Kansas. Mrs. Hines attended the University of Kansas and the University
of New Mexico where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. Jane
Blair Hines was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother,
sister-in-law, and friend to all. She truly enriched the lives of everyone
she knew with her many creative talents, her constant cheerfulness, and
her kin and thoughtful deeds. Survivors are her son, Thomas Blair Hines
and wife, Larry of Raleigh; daughter, Donna Burnett Hines of Seven Lakes;
grandchildren, Thomas Blair Hines, Jr. of Chapel Hill, Robert Craven Hines
of Arlington, Va., and Mary Craven Hines of Winston-Salem, N.C. A memorial
service to celebrate the life of Jane Iasbell Blair Hines will be held
at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 1999 at the Chapel in the Pines, Seven
Lakes, West End, N.C. A private graveside service for the family will follow
at Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington, N.C. In lieu of flowers, donation may
be directed to the Thomas I. Hines Scholarship Fund at North Carolina State
University, P.O. Box 8004, 4008 Biltmore Hall, Raleigh, N.C. 27695-8004
or to the charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Ola Neal Williams Jones of Arbor Acres, The Triad United Methodist
Home, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem,
N.C. following a period of declining health. She had lived at Arbor Acres
for fifteen years and had been lovingly cared for by a wonderful and devoted
staff. She was born on June 7, 1914 in the Beaver Creek Community of Ashe
County, N.C. to the late William Avery Williams and Roxie Pearl Williams.
She was a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church, Jefferson, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Richard Bennett Jones and William
Barrett Jones. Surviving is one daughter, Betty Ann Jones Chapple and her
husband, Dewey of Winston-Salem; two daughters-in-law, Mary Ruth Jones
of Boone and Geraldine Jones of West Jefferson; five grandchildren, Stephanie
Elizabeth Chapple of Raleigh, Katharine Anne Chapple Tate and her husband,
Skip of Annapolis, Maryland, Danny Mitchell Jones, David Lee Jones and
his wife, Zena of West Jefferson, and Kimberly Elaine Jones Morgan and
her husband, Met of Charlotte; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hanna, Mrs. Grace
Nowaki, and Mrs. Pauline Whicker of Winston-Salem; four sisters-in-law,
Mrs. Ruby Williams, Mrs. Helen Williams, Mrs. Blanche Williams of West
Jefferson, and Mrs. Lorraine Williams of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her
service will be held at Jefferson United Methodist Church, Jefferson, N.C.
Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. It will be conducted by Reverend
Bob Miller. The family will receive friends immediately following the service
in the fellowship hall. A graveside service will follow in the West Jefferson
Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Arbor Acres, The Triad United Methodist
Home, 1240 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104-1197 or to The Jefferson
United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 236, Jefferson, N.C. 28640. Badger Funeral
Home in West Jefferson is in charge of the arrangements.
MOCKSVILLE -- Christopher Mack Jordan, 22, of Petes Lane, passed away
October 19, 1999 at Davie County Hospital. Mr. Jordan was born August 3,
1977 in Rowan County to Joe Jordan of Mocksville and Glenda Whitt of Mocksville.
He was a 1996 graduate of Davie High School and a member of Blaise Baptist
Church. Mr. Jordan was employed by Jockey International in Mocksville.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Brian and Kevin
Jordan; two sisters, Sharon Lawson and Tara Whitt all of Mocksville; paternal
grandparents, Loman and Blanche Jordan of Cooleemee; and maternal grandparents,
Dan and Mary Presnell of Cooleemee. Funeral services will be held Thursday,
October 21, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn
Sellers officiating. Family will receive friends Thursday, October 21,
1999 from 6-8 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church. Committal Service will be
held Friday, October 22, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Blaise Baptist Church Cemetery.
Davie Funeral Service, LLC 416 Valley Rd. Mocksville, N.C. 27028 will be
serving the Jordan-Whitt family. Memorials may be made to the Blaise Baptist
Church Building Fund, 134 Blaise Baptist Church Rd., Mocksville, N.C.27028
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Sharon Thomas Marshburn, of 4578 Longworth Dr.,
Kernersville, N.C., died October 20, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She
was born November 9, 1945 in Forsyth County, the daughter of Warren ''Doc''
Thomas and Blanche D. Fulp. She was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist
faith and was a loving wife and mother. Mrs. Marshburn was preceded in
death by her father; a brother, David Thomas; and her step-father, Emory
Fulp. Surviving are her husband, James Marshburn of the home; her mother,
Blanche D. Fulp of Winston-Salem; one daughter, Kimberly Shine and her
husband, Robert of Fredricksburg, Texas; two sons, Michael Carper of King
and Jeffrey Carper of Raleigh; a step-daughter, Jennifer Alford and her
husband, Rodney of Kernersville; a step-son, Jeffrey Marshburn and his
wife, Abigail of Kernersville; three sisters, Margie Simpson and her husband,
Horace of Walkertown, June Swaim and her husband, Mike, and Tangee Stevens
and her husband, Wayne all of Winston-Salem; two brothers, William Thomas
of Winston-Salem and Emory ''Fatman'' Fulp and his wife, Martha of Winston-Salem;
and a sister-in-law, Peggy Thomas of Walkertown. A graveside service will
be held Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Robert
Motsinger. Burial will be at Gardens of Memory, Walkertown. The family
will receive friends Friday, October 22, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. Hayworth-Miller-Cain,
Kernersville and at other times at the home of her mother. Memorials may
be made to Winston-Salem, 1100-C. South Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C.
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Minnie Hill McMahan ''Granny Mac'', 91, of 4520
Old Winston Rd., Kernersville, N.C. 27284, died Wednesday, October 20,
1999 at her residence. She was born July 4, 1908, the daughter of the late
Samuel and Ellen Huckabee Hill in Brycefield, Tenn. Mrs. McMahan was a
homemaker and a charter member of Kernersville Full Gospel Mission, member
for over 35 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobart McMahan;
a daughter, Hazel McMahan; four sons, Raymond, Robert, Edward, and Buford
McMahan. Surviving are four daughters, Betty Bentley of Kernersville, Mrs.
C.B. (Juanita) Rouse, Jr. of Chilhowie, Va., Mrs. Harold (Wilma) Epperson
of Marion, Va., and Mrs. Charles (Carolyn ''Libby'') Gorbett, Jr. of Pasadena,
Texas; two sons and their wives, Ralph (JoAnn) McMahan and Kenneth (Claudia)
McMahan all of Marion, Va.; two daughters-in-law, Ruth McMahan of Marion,
Va. and Louise McMahan of Knoxville, Tenn.; one sister, Margaret Bagwell
of Hendersonville, N.C.; thirty-six grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren;
seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral
services will be held Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Hayworth-Miller-Cain
Funeral Home in Kernersville officiated by Brother Garland Glascoe and
Chaplin Rennie Adcock. Burial will be at Kerwin Baptist Cemetery. The family
will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Friday at Hayworth-Miller-Cain
Funeral Home in Kernersville. Flowers will be appreciated or donations
may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem, 1100-C South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem,
DATELINE -- Mrs. Eva Spears Moorefield, 86, died October 20, 1999 at
her residence. Mrs. Moorefield was born in Marlboro County, S.C. on July
7, 1913, a daughter to Henry Brantley and Hannah Jane Gibson Spears. She
had been a resident of High Point since 1929 and attended Sacred Heart
Academy at Belmont Abbey, N.C. Mrs. Moorefield was previously employed
at High Point University by Aramark. She was a member of Immaculate Heart
of Mary Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by one sister; four
brothers; and a grandson, Christopher Wayne Hampton, who died on December
31, 1995. On October 26, 1934 she was married to Harry Lee Moorefield who
died on July 8, 1976. Surviving are one daughter, Ms. Judith Moorefield
Hampton of Greensboro; two grandchildren, Deborah Hampton Bird of Lansdale,
Pa. and William Penn (Jim) Martin of Mt. Shasta, Calif.; three great-grandchildren,
Nitya Prem Kurtak of Tucson, Ariz., Corbin Christopher Bird, and Griffin
Hampton Bird both of Lansdale, Pa.; two nieces; and two nephews. A Mass
of Christian Burial will be said Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Immaculate Heart
of Mary Catholic Church by Father John J. Kelly O.S.F.S. Interment will
follow in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. A prayer service will be at
Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 E. Lexington Avenue of Friday evening at
7:00 p.m., followed by visitation until 8:30 p.m. Being that Mrs. Moorefield's
favorite color was purple, those who would choose to honor her by wearing
the color purple to the services are encouraged to do so. Memorials may
be directed to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Capitol Campaign,
605 Barbee Avenue, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to High Point University,
833 Montlieu Avenue, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Mr. Harvey Dinkin Ridgill, A.K.A.'' H.D.'', 69, of 3715 Maverick Avenue,
departed this life in the early morning hours on October 19, 1999 at Forsyth
Medical Center, after a brief illness. He was born to Maybelle Pendergrass
Ridgill and the late Rev. Garfield A. Ridgill on August 5, 1930 in Manning,
S.C. He moved to Winston-Salem, N.C. at an early age and attended the local
schools. He served a two year term in Korea between 1951 and 1953 with
the U.S. Army. As a member of First Baptist Church, he served in the Sunday
School and as an usher. Mr. Ridgill was well known and touched many lives
while employed at the various K&W Cafeteria's throughout the city.
He will be remembered by many for his warm personality and his sensitivity
to the needs of the customers and co-workers. Although Mr. Ridgill was
not a biological father, he supported, nurtured, inspired, and encouraged
many, including his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his
father, Rev. Garfield Ridgill, Sr.; two brothers-in-law, Laughton Kelly
and Lewis Mack; and one sister-in-law, Odessa Ridgill. He leaves to cherish
his memory his mother, Mrs. Maybelle Pendergrass Ridgill; three sisters,
Mrs. Beatrice Kelly and Doretha Mack of the city, and Sarah Ridgill of
Inglewood, California; one brother, Mr. Garfield Ridgill, Jr. of the city;
a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces
and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Funeral Services will be
held on Friday, October 22, 1999 at 12:00 p.m. from First Baptist Church
where Rev. Wendel Johnson will officiate and interment will follow at Piedmont
Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to and services will be conducted
by Gilmore Funeral Directors.
MOCKVILLE -- Mrs. Helen Joyner Smith, 75, of 816 Ben Anderson Road,
Mocksville, died Wednesday evening at 11:45, October 20, 1999 at the Autumn
Care of Mocksville following an illness since January 1998. She was born
in Davie County May 26, 1924 to the late Samuel Dewey Joyner and Mattie
Hepler Joyner. She was a 1941 graduate of Harmony High School and a member
of Rock Spring Baptist Church where she had been choir director, Sunday
School teacher, president of the W.M.U., and for over thirty years provided
the flowers for the church services. On November 7, 1942 she married Clinton
Harding Smith who survives. Also one son, Gordon C. Smith and wife, Dianne
of Mocksville; two daughters, Karen M. Smith of Mocksville and Luane S.
Williard and husband, Johnny of Mocksville; four grandchildren, Laura Williard
of Statesville, Chad Smith of Clemmons, Jonette and husband, Matthew Poole
of Killeen, Texas, and J.C. Williard of Mocksville; one great-grandson,
Alexander Guden of Clemmons; and one sister, Hazel J. Cooke and husband,
Leon of Yadkinville. Two brothers preceded her in death, Rev. Norman H.
Joyner and T. Graham Joyner. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday
afternoon at 2:00 at Rock Spring Baptist Church by Rev. Steve Hedgecock
and Rev. Grady Tutterow. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. The
family will receive friends Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 at the Reavis
Funeral Home Chapel in Harmony. Memorials may be made to the charity of
the donor's choice.
Mrs. Viola Williams Stuckey, formerly of 1505 E. 24th Street, was born
in Anderson, South Carolina to the late James and Florence Stuckey. She
attended the public schools of Anderson, S.C. She was a member or Shiloh
Baptist Church where she served on the Usher, Missionary, and Deaconness
Boards along with other auxiliaries. She was preceded in death by her daughter,
Gloria Beasley. Mrs. Stuckey departed this life on Thursday, October 21,
1999 at the Winston-Salem Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center following
a period of illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October
23, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. from Shiloh Baptist Church with Dr. Paul A. Lowe,
Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The
family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service at the
church. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Pearl S. Stuckey of Winston-Salem;
one sister, Josie Walker of Atlanta, Ga.; two grandsons, Willie Beasley
of Winston-Salem and Charles (Belinda) Williams of Darby, Pa.; two great-granddaughters;
a devoted sister-in-law, Edna Williams of Winston-Salem; and a host of
other relatives and friends. The family may be contacted and the cortege
will assemble and leave from the home of her sister-in-law, 1634 E. 21st
Street at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. (HOOPER)
Mr. Paul ''Pete'' Neal Wilson, Sr., 86, of Winston-Salem, died Wednesday,
October 20, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born April 23, 1913
in Stokes County to George Wilburn and Rosa Lewis Wilson. He was a member
of Central Terrace United Methodist Church And a retiree of R.J. Reynolds
Tobacco Co. with 45 years service. Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by
his wife, Lucille Lanier Wilson and his only son, Paul N. Wilson, Jr. He
is survived by his daughter-in-law, Ms. Janet S. Wilson of Winston-Salem;
one granddaughter, Paula W. Leonard and husband, Mark of Winston-Salem;
two great-granddaughters, Amber Royal and Amanda Leonard; and four sisters,
Annie Kate Marshall and Jeannette Brooks of Winston-Salem, Marie McMillan
of Asheboro, and Lucy Walker of King. A graveside service will be held
11:00 a.m. Friday, October 22, 1999 at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with the
Rev. David Greene officiating. The family will receive friends from 7-9
p.m. Thursday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel and other times at
1475 Kesteven Rd., Winston-Salem.
Mrs. Alma Mae Lowe Amos was born on January 9, 1918 in Winston-Salem,
N.C. to the union of Hence Settle and Concerilla Penn Lowe. She was the
eldest of three children. Alma Lowe Amos died Friday, October 22, 1999
at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. Alma Amos was educated in the public
schools of Winston-Salem. She attended Winston-Salem Teachers College.
Alma Amos was a retired employee of Winston-Salem State University. She
was a member of the Atkins High School Classes of the Thirties and the
Winston-Salem State University Classes of the Thirties. She was a member
of Greater Cleveland Avenue Christian Church for many years, where she
had been a former treasurer of the Sunday School, Vice President of the
Co-Worker's Club and Christian Womens Fellowship I. Alma Amos was preceded
in death by her second husband, James Artis Garrett, 1961; by a daughter,
June Williams-Campbell, 1990; her husband, George Washington Amos, 1991;
and a granddaughter, Candice Terresse Williams, 1995. She was also predeceased
by her son-in-law, Dr. James P. Holland, 1998. Alma Lowe Amos is survived
by four daughters and one step-daughter, Dr. Barbara K. Phillips (Garret),
Constance K. Holland, Joan K. Phillips (Ervin), Nancy G. Armstrong (Charles),
and Gretha G. Michael (Orpheus); one sister, Lillian Lowe Chandler; three
grandchildren, Eleanor P. Phipps (Therron), Tammy W. Blackwell (Charles),
and Charles (Chad) H. Armstrong, III; two great-grandsons, Garret B. Phipps
and Chali' Blackwell; a niece, two great-nieces; a nephew, and their families,
and many other relatives and many friends. Homegoing services will be held
on Tuesday, October 26, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at the Greater Cleveland Avenue
Christian Church with Senior Pastor, Sheldon M. McCarter officiating. Family
visitation will began one hour before the service. Burial will follow in
Evergreen Cemetery in the family plot. Memorials may be made to the Greater
Cleveland Avenue Christian Church Building Fund or flowers will be accepted.
GLADE VALLEY -- Mrs. Alma Blevins Caudill, 86, of 20 Caudill Road,
Glade Valley, N.C., died Friday, October 22, 1999 at her residence. Born
October 13, 1913 to Quincy and Emma Combs Blevins, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Caudill. Surviving are
one son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Avalee Caudill, of Winston-Salem,
N.C.; one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Reba Blevins, of Glade Valley;
two grandchildren and their spouses, Rick and Lynn Caudill, of Mt. Airy
and Kelly and Dale Higgins, of Rural Hall; four great grandchildren, Lisa
and Amber Caudill, of Mt. Airy and Lauren and Lindsey Higgins, of Rural
Hall; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11:00
a.m., Monday, October 25 at Grandview Memorial Funeral Home Chapel by Rev.
Fred E. Jennings and Rev. Everett Shaw. Interment will follow in Whitehead/Joines
Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at
the funeral home, and other times, at the residence. Memorials may be made
to Cherry Lane Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Charles Williams, Roaring
Gap, N.C. 28668.
WALKERTOWN -- Mr. Eugene Edward Dillon, 65, of Walkertown, N.C., died
Friday, October 22, 1999 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
Born June 27, 1934 to Jesse Woodson and Hattie Woods Dillon, he was a retired
salesman and of the Primitive Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife,
Jackie Dillon, of the home; two sons, Johnnie Dillon and wife, Jill, of
Pfafftown and Ken Dillon and wife, Stacy, of Kernersville; four sisters,
Clarice Fulk, of Walkertown, Emma Delapp, of Walnut Cove, Adis Ogburn,
of King, and Anise Mabe, of Walkertown; two brothers, John Dillon and wife,
Joan, and Jack Dillon and wife, Marie, all of Walkertown; and three grandchildren,
Zachary Dillon, Sarah Dillon, and Amy Dillon. Funeral services will be
held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 24 at Burroughs Funeral Home, conducted
by Elder William Dodson and Elder Millard Shelton. Burial will follow in
Gardens of Memory in Walkertown. The family will receive friends Saturday
from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Burroughs Funeral Home.
YADKINVILLE -- Mrs. Doris Burchette Foster, 74, of 3304 Bowman Rd.
in Yadkinville, died Friday, October 22, 1999 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center. Mrs. Foster was born October 22, 1925 to the late O.R. and Daisy
Cumming Burchette. She was a beautician and owner of Doris's Beauty Shop.
She was a member of Island Ford Baptist Church. Mrs. Foster was preceded
in death by one brother, Roland Burchette; and three sisters, Carolyn Cornatzer,
Margarette Burchette, and Marion Burchette. She is survived by her husband,
Glenn Mitchell Foster of the home; two sons, James Mitchell (Avis) Foster
of Yadkinville and Kenneth Lee ''Peanut'' (Gail) Foster of Mocksville;
two sisters, Helen (Ray) Presnell and Peggy (Ralph) Lane; four brothers,
Joe (Sylvia) Burchette, Donald (Norma Jean) Burchette, Bill Burchette,
and Roger (Jessie) Burchette; six grandchildren, Tracy Yvonne Patella,
Stephanie LeeAnn Brown, K. Brett Foster, Patrick Foster, Sterling Foster,
and Wendy Foster; one step-granddaughter, Caitlin Arnold; and four great-grandchildren,
Weston Willard, James Matthew Foster, Payton Mitchell Foster, and Hannah
Brown. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October
25, 1999 at Courtney Baptist Church with Rev. John Brown officiating. Burial
will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from
6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday night at Gentry Family Funeral Home on US Hwy 601
N in Yadkinville.
LAWSONVILLE -- Mrs. Boyce Drew Freeman died Wednesday, October 20,
1999. Mrs. Freeman was born July 15, 1952 to the late Thomas Floyd and
Kathryn Conn Drew. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Freeman; one
son Keith Shawn Rose; and one brother, Thomas F. Drew of Atlanta, Ga. A
memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 31, 1999 at Friends
of the Earth. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ''Look Over
Farms Memorial for Horses'' c/o Friends of the Earth, 114 Reynolda Village,
Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Henry Edgar James, 90, of Winston-Salem, died Friday, October 22,
1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. James was born October 8, 1909 in Stokes
County to William E. and Fannie Hutchens James. In addition to his parents,
Mr. James was preceded in death by three brothers, Bolie, Walter, and George
James; one son, Donald Lee James, and one grandson, Keith Cregger. Mr.
James was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Bessie Lawson James
of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Snapp and husband, Robert and
Mrs. Thelma Cregger, all of Winston-Salem; six sisters, Miss Bitha James,
Mrs. Sara Reynolds, Mrs. Mary Ferguson, Mrs. Nannie DeLappe, Mrs. Mabel
Cawley, and Mrs. Emma Hardin; three brothers, Rufus, Charlie, and Matt
James; one grandchild, Karen Cummings and husband, Willie; and two grat-grandchildren,
Ashely and Krista Cummings. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 25, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller, Silas Creek Chapel with Rev.
Jack Nance and Rev. David Merritt officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn
Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday
at the funeral home.
MT. AIRY -- Mrs. Annie Belle Webb Jones, 66, of 120 East Side Dr.,
Mt. Airy, N.C., wife of Mr. Roger Jones, died Friday night, October 22,
1999 at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem,
N.C. Mrs. Jones was born February 2, 1933 in Surry County to the late Wilburn
Otis and Pearl Easter Webb, she was retired from the Surry County School
Food Service at Franklin Elementary School, and was of the Primitive Baptist
faith. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Roger Jones of the home; two sons
and daughter-in-law, Doug and Jan Jones of Mt. Airy, N.C., and David Jones
of Mt. Airy, N.C.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice and Lansford
Willis and Marie and Don Venable, both of Mt. Airy, and Peggy and Jack
Taylor of King, N.C.; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, W.O. Webb and
Jack and Gladys Easter, all of Mt. Airy. Funeral services will be held
at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Moody Funeral Home of Mt. Airy.
Elder J.D. Belton and Elder Elbert Hunter will officiate. Burial will follow
in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.
Sunday night at Moody Funeral Home of Mt. Airy, where her body will remain
until the hour of the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may
be made to the American Red Cross, 844 West Lake Dr., Mt. Airy, N.C. 27030.
MONTREAT -- Louise Richards Marshall, 90, formerly of Montreat and
more recently of Highland Farms Retirement Community, died Friday, October
22, 1999 at Highland Farms. She was the widow of Robert Nelson Marshall,
who died in 1986. She is survived by two daughters, Lindsay Green of El
Paso, Texas and Ann Neill of Charlotte, N.C.; one son, Dr. Robert Marshall
of Lookout Mtn., Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Piney Grove Cemetery in Swannanoa, N.C. A memorial service
will be held at 2 p.m., November 6, 1999 at Black Mountain Presbyterian
Church. Additional obituary information will be in the Asheville and Winston-Salem
newspapers on November 4, 1999. The family has requested that memorials
be made to Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, 117 Montreat Rd., Black
Mountain, N.C. 28711. Miller Funeral Home is serving this family.
Mr. Richard Bernard Menius, 79, died Friday, October 22, 1999 at North
Carolina Baptist Hospital of complications from lung cancer. He was born
May 30, 1920 in China Grove, N.C. to the late Lillie Honbarger and George
A. Menius. Mr. Menius retired as a Senior Vice President of Wachovia Bank
after 36 years of service. During his early career he served as the Manager
of Wachovia's first branch bank, and organized and was a charter member
of the Dilworth Rotary Club. He also organized Salisbury's first United
Way organization. He was President of the Salisbury Sales Executive Club,
Salisbury Rotary Club, and was active in the First Presbyterian Church.
He was a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University
and he also attended the University of Minnesota. He served as First Lieutenant
Bombadier Navigator with the Air Force during World War II and he was the
only surviving member of his crew, the 586th Bombadier Group. He was an
avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Menius is survived
by his wife of 59 years, Elma Chapman Menius; two daughters, Jeanie M.
Penland of Raleigh, N.C. and Pamela M. Maynard of Atlanta, Ga; one son,
Richard B. Menius, Jr. (Rick) of Winston-Salem, N.C.; two grandchildren,
Adele Myers of New York City and Neil Myers and his wife, Carrie of Asheville,
N.C.; and a niece and nephew, Betty Farmer and James Propst, both of China
Grove, N.C. A memorial service will be conducted by Dr. David Burr at 11:00
a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Reynolda Presbyterian Church. The family
will receive friends immediately following the service. Memorials may be
directed to the American Cancer Society, 1900 South Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem,
N.C. 27103. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Richard Alan Richardson, 45, of Winston-Salem died Saturday, October
23, 1999 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete
and will be announced by Foster Funeral Home.
Mrs. Doris Greer Slaydon, 71, passed away Thursday, October 21, 1999
at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born in Lafayette, Ala. on September
14, 1928 to Obie and Pearl Perkins Greer. She was a member of Ardmore Baptist
Church for many years. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years,
Mr. Jim Slaydon of the home; two sons, Mr. Roger Slaydon of West Palm Beach,
Fla; and Mr. Gary Slaydon of Gibsonville, N.C.; four grandchildren, Pen,
Jay, Layla, and Jacob Slaydon; and one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Reece of Oklahoma.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 1999
at Parklawn Mausoleum Chapel by Dr. Bill Ireland. The family will receive
friends one hour prior to the service. The family ask that in lieu of flowers,
donations be made to The American Heart Association, 1386-A Westgate Cntr.
Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103-2949. Hayworth-Miller, Silas Creek Chapel
is serving the family.
RALEIGH -- Mrs. Sallie Spillman Taylor, 91, of Raleigh, N.C. died Thursday,
October 21, 1999. She was born September 11, 1908 in Davie County, N.C.
to Alphonso and Laura Frances Steelman Spillman. She was preceded in death
by her husband, Willie M. Taylor, Sr.; and her son-in-law, Joe H. Cresimore.
Mrs. Taylor was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, and
friend. She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Taylor Cresimore of Raleigh;
one son, W. M. Taylor, Jr. and wife, Brenda of Raleigh; seven grandchildren,
Andrew and Kevin Cresimore of Raleigh, Lyn Hale of Burlington, Vt., David
Taylor of Newton, N.C., Michael Taylor of St. Louis, Mo., Alicia Pollmer
of Raleigh, and Kyle Strickland of Lafayette, Ala.; six great-grandchildren;
and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday,
October 24, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Vogler & Sons, Clemmons Chapel by
Rev. H. Samuel Carter. Burial will follow in Farmington Community Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, 1386-A Westgate
Center Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103-2949, or to American Cancer Society,
1900 S. Hawthorne Rd., Forsyth Medical Park, Suite 622, Winston-Salem,
N.C. 27013-3901, or to the Farmington Community Cemetery Fund, 2563 Farmington
Rd., Mocksville, N.C. 27028. Flowers are also acceptable.
Mrs. Polly Brown Temples, 96, widow of Robah Douglas Temples, passed
away Saturday, October 23, 1999 at Springwood Care. She was born December
15, 1902 to William Andrew and Naney Jane Rose Brown. Mrs. Temples was
of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters,
Cindy Martin, Margaret Spainhour, and Bessie Ring; two brothers, Jones
Brown and Cleon Brown; and stepchildren, Stella Posey, Maude Watkins, and
James and Thomas Edward Temples. Mrs. Temples is survived by two daughters,
Betty (Bill) Cromer of Winston-Salem and Shirley (John) Dixon of Booneville;
one son, Douglas (Georgia) Temples of Summerfield; six grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of step-grandchildren,
nieces, and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, October
25, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Woodland Cemetery conducted by Rev. J. Marion
Rector. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday,
October 24, 1999 at Vogler & Sons, Reynolda Road Funeral Home.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Mr. David Maxwell Thompson, 64, of Syracuse, N.Y.,
husband of Mrs. Irene Watson Thompson, died Friday night, October 22, 1999
at the Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. Mr. Thompson was born July 17,
1935 in Patrick County, Va. to the late Amos Maxwell and Lillie Mae Bowman
Thompson. He was the owner and operator of Pan Am International Inc. Trucking
Company and was a member of The First Baptist Church of Syracuse. Surviving
are his wife, Mrs. Irene Watson Thompson of the home; one daughter, Janet
Thompson DeAlejandro of Lakeland, Fla.; one son, Bob Thompson of Plano,
Texas; three grandchildren, Cole Thompson and Conner Thompson, both of
Plano, Texas, and Erica DeAlejandro of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Kathleen
Fain of Ararat, Va., Lucille White of Mt. Airy, N.C., and Evie Shamley
of Claudville, Va; and three brothers, Daymond Thompson of Mt. Airy, N.C.,
Grant Thompson of Anchorage, Alaska, and Floyd Thompson of Carlisle, Pa.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at
Little Mountain Baptist Church. Rev. Billy Watson and Rev. Rayton Puckett
will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will
receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday night at Moody Funeral Home of Mt.
Airy, where his body will remain until taken to the church for the service.