GREENSBORO -- Mr. Ralph Eugene Barker, 75, of 121 Rocky Knoll Circle,
died Wednesday, November 3, 1999. Funeral services will be held Saturday,
November 6, 1999 at 3:30 p.m. at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Vanstory
Chapel. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park. Mr. Barker was a
member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church, retired from Bell South, a
veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific during W.W.II, a member
of the VFW Post 2087 and also the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was
predeceased by his wife, Hazel Pugh Barker and a sister, Helen Foust. Surviving
are his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Richard Sands of Apex; a son
and daughter-in-law, Craig and Edie Barker of Greensboro; brothers and
sisters, Harold Barker, Alma Kirkman, Margie Pope all of Greensboro, Wilma
Rush of Winston-Salem, and Otis Barker of Julian; five grandchildren; and
two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.
tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Heart Association, 111-D Pomona Dr., Greensboro, N.c. 27407 or
to the VFW, 611 Homeland Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27045.
MOCKSVILLE -- Mr. Oscar Edwards Beaver, 76, of Spring Street, died
Wednesday at the Wake Forest University/ Baptist Medical Center. Funeral
services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev.
Neil Carter officiating. Burial will be in Rose Cemetery. The family will
be at the funeral home Friday night from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. They request
memorials be considered for the Capital fund of the First Presbyterian
Church of Mocksville, 261 South Main Street, Mocksville, N.C. 27028. Mr.
Beaver was born in Landis, N.C. on December 31, 1922. He was preceded in
death by his parents, Estelle Adams Campbell, Paul Beaver and Millard Campbell
and was a retired truck driver. He served in the 2nd Ranger Battalion and
then the Co. E. 409th Infantry with the U.S. Army during WWII serving in
Belgium, Austria, and Germany. Mr. Beaver was a member of the Mocksville
First Presbyterian Church. He was also preceded in death by two sisters,
Maxine Diggs and Sara Sands and by three brothers, Paul Beaver, Kenneth
Beaver, and Norman Beaver. Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Cerny Beaver
of the home; two sons, Clifford Beaver of Redmond, Washington and Paul
Beaver and wife, Jane of Mocksville; a daughter, Jill Kiser and husband,
Dick of Mocksville; seven grandchildren, Scott Beaver, James Beaver, Craig
Beaver, Christopher Beaver, Katie Beaver, Andrew Kiser, and Mary Ann Kiser;
three great-grandchildren, Suzie Beaver, Kaitlyn Beaver, and Derick Beaver;
one sister, Mary Frances Johnson of Mocksville; six brothers, Marshall
Beaver and wife, Betty Lee of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gordon Beaver and wife,
Mary Lee of Salisbury, James Campbell and wife, Betty of Lawsonville, David
Beaver of Cooleemee, Donald Beaver and wife, Nancy of Mocksville, and Edwin
Beaver and wife, Lorene of Salisbury; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Alice B. Black, 88, of 709 Glencoe Street, died Wednesday, November
3, 1999 at Meadowbrook Manor of Clemmons, after an extended illness. She
was born May 11, 1911 in Kershaw, S.C. to the late Johnny Buffert and Mary
Isaiah Buffert. She had been a resident of Winston-Salem since 1930 and
was a retired employee of the Winston-Salem Leaf House. Mrs. Black was
a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church, where she had served as an
Usher for more than 50 years, she was a member of the Missionary Group
#9, and the Galaxy Auxiliary. In the community, she was a lead singer of
the Russell Camp Meeting Choir, the Red Rose Quartet, and other organizations.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Black. She leaves to cherish
her memory, four sisters, Flossie B. White of Maryland, Mary B. Johnson,
Nellie B. Eaton and spouse, William, and Viola B. Pollock, all of Winston-Salem;
four brothers, Samuel Cueford of Winston-Salem, Walter Buffert of California,
Mr. Shirley Buffert of New York, and Johnny Buffert, and spouse Fannie
of Maryland; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. A memorial
service will be held on Monday, November 8, 1999 at 12:30 p.m. at Shiloh
Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Lowe officiating. The family will assemble
at the Funeral Home for the procession to the church for the memorial service.
Forsyth Funeral Directors are serving the family of Mrs. Alice B. Black.
KING -- Karen Breeze, 60, of King, died Friday, November 5, 1999 at
Forsyth Medical Center after a long illness. She is survived by her granddaughter,
Katie Hill of the home; one son, Michael Breeze and wife, Peggy of Texas;
and two daughters, Rebecca Webb and husband, Mike of King and Cindy Hill
of Tenn. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 7,
1999 at Crestview Memorial Park, Rural Hall. The family will receive friends
from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 1999 at 1529 Chestnut Grove Rd. in
King. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Chapel.
BAYSE, VA. -- Mr. James Wilson Broadway of Bayse, Va., died at the
University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. on November 4, 1999.
He was born in Winston-Salem, July 27, 1939, the son of Lonnie Delmer Broadway
and mothered by Lou B. Honeycutt. He attended James Gray High School and
enlisted in the Air Force. He worked for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Dept.
in the 1960's. For the past 18 years, he had worked for Blue Ridge Trust
Company as the Director of Safety Control for Willard and Vonnie Fansler,
whose friendship he treasured. Mr. Broadway was a member of Immanuel Moravian
Church of Winston-Salem. He was preceded in death by his father; beloved
grandparents, James and Anne Marsh Broadway; and one son, Windall Gray
Broadway. He is survived by his step-mother, Betty Broadway of Virginia
Beach, Va; a son Christ Roland Broadway of Mocksville; a daughter, Theresa
Lynn Broadway of South Carolina; and a beloved aunt Lou Broadway Honeycutt
of Lewisville. He left cousins, Marta and Harvey Hayden, to whom he was
devoted. Mr. Broadway was godfather to Ostara and Marcus Fansler, whom
he loved dearly. The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials
be made to the Hospice Center at the University of Virginia Medical Center,
Charlottesville, Va., Immanuel Moravian Church, Peach Tree Street, Winston-Salem,
or to a charity .
Mrs. Rachel Peddycord Brown, 80, of Winston-Salem, died Wednesday,
Nov . 3, 1999 at The Nursing Center at Oak Summit. She was born in Forsyth
County May 1, 1919 to Samuel and Effie Hastings Peddycord. Mrs. Brown was
a member of Pisgah United Methodist Church and was retired from N.C. Baptist
Hospital after 18 years of service in the nursing department. In addition
t her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Raymond Brown,
Sr.; two brothers, Samuel and Grady Peddycord; and three sisters, Edna
Reavis, Pauline Fulton, and Louise Swaim. Survivors include three sisters,
Opal Weavil of Arden, N.C., Lucille Sell of Walkertown, and Dorothy Sell
of Winston-Salem; a loving mother of her grandchildren, Deanna Glascoe
Brown; three grandchildren, Gerri Dee Peddle, Donna Brown Odrosky, and
Jerry Raymond Brown, Jr.; three great-grandchildren, Hope Olivia Peddle,
Jonathan Ray Peddle, and Sarah Ruth Odrosky; mother-in-law, Lema Hensley
Brown; and many loving family members also survive. Funeral services will
be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pierce Funeral Chapel in Kernersville
by Rev. Lee Money and Rev. John Frye. Burial will follow in Gardens of
Memory in Walkertown. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday
evening at Pierce Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Shepard's Center,
Bodenheimer St., Kernersville, N.C. 27284.
PINNACLE -- Lessie Maude Simmons Bryant, 86, widow of Sanford Ray Bryant,
of 175 Whitaker Road, Box 340, Pinnacle, N.C., died Friday, November 5,
1999 at N.C. Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem. Mrs. Bryant was born
in Surry County March 14, 1913 to John Bill and Della Mae Caudle Simmons.
She worked with Avon for over 35 years, was a homemaker, and was a member
of Simmons Grove Baptist Church. Surviving are one daughter, Janie Bryant
Jones of the home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Gloria Bryant
of Pinnacle, Bobby and Mildred Bryant of Pinnacle, Donald Bryant of the
home, and Arthur and Becky Bryant of Stokesdale; sixteen grandchildren;
twenty-five, great-grandchildren; three sisters, Cora Inman of Pilot Mountain,
Alice Lewis of Mount Airy, and Rachel Danley of White Plains; and one brother,
Jack Simmons of Pilot Mountain. Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by one
son, Charles Bryant. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November
7, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Simmons Grove Baptist Church by Rev. Stewart Mauck,
Rev. Fred Chilton, and Rev. Emmitt Crotts. Burial will be in the church
cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Cox-Needham Funeral Home
and Chapel in Pilot Mountain, N.C. on Saturday evening from 7:00 to 9:00
p.m. and at other times at the home of Mrs. Bryant's son and daughter-in-law,
Bobby and Mildred Bryant, 166 Whitaker Road, Pinnacle, N.C.
Mary Lee Robinson Clark, 77, of 1221 Mint Street, passed away November
3, 1999 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home after an extended illness. Mrs.
Clark was born November 9, 1921 to the late Jessie Frazier and Alexander
Belver. She retired from Thomasville Furniture Company in 1987, after 20
years of service. Mrs. Clark was a member of St. John C.M.E. Church for
more than sixty years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest
Rover Clark. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Theresa Clark-Caldwell
and Mrs. Earnestine Clark-Coplin; her twin brother, Joseph (Margaret) Holmes;
four grandchildren, Mrs. Pamela (Michael) Brown, Dr. Patricia D. Bailey,
Sterling Bailey, Jr., and Carla J. Clark; eight grandchildren; a loving
sister-in-law, Mrs. Alberta L. Black; one brother-in-law, Pete (Evelyn)
Clark; three nieces; two nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 8, 1999 at 1 p.m. at St.
John C.M.E. Church with Rev. Bobby Best officiating. Burial will follow
in Piedmont Memorial. The family will receive friend from 12:30-1 p.m.,
thirty minutes prior to the funeral hour. Arrangements entrusted to and
services will be conducted by Gilmore Funeral Directors.
NORTH WILKESBORO -- Mrs. Lula Maggie Mae Royal Davis, 80, wife of Harold
Davis, Sr. of Sunset Drive, North Wilkesboro, died Thursday, November 4,
1999 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Mrs. Davis was born March 10, 1919 in Wilkes County to the late Thomas
Newton and Donna Wagoner Royal. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church
in McGrady, she had worked for Peerless Hoisery for several years, and
retired from Carolina Mirror. She was preceded in death by one brother,
John Royal; and seven sister, Ellie Royal, Lillie Jenkins, Nora Perry,
Anner Billings, Delcie Moose, Ruby Wagner, and Josephine Adams. Surviving,
in addition to her husband of the home, are two step-sons, Lanny Davis
of Charlotte and Harold Davis, Jr., of Fort Mill, S.C.; one step-daughter,
Elizabeth Hammock of Charlotte; one brother-in-law, Beldin Adams of Wilkesboro;
one step-granddaughter, Melissa Riddle of Charlotte; and several loving
nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends. Funeral services will be
conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 7, 1999 at Antioch Baptist Church
in McGrady, with Rev. John Yates officiating. The body will be placed in
the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The
family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service, 180 Sparta Road,
North Wilkesboro, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. tonight (Saturday). Flowers
will be accepted or memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, c/o
Haley Royal, 276 Perry Lane, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697.
FANO Mrs. Kathleen D. Fano, 56, of 5164 Huntcliff Trail, died Wednesday,
November 3, 1999 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following a brief
illness. Mrs. Fano was a native of Jersey City, New Jersey where she was
born August 20, 1943 to the late John and Mary McDermott Peters. She is
survived by her husband, Frank Fano of the home; two daughters, Peggy and
Stacey Fano both of Charlotte; one son, John Fano of Maui, Hawaii; three
sisters, Marianna Smith, Dolores Chipko, and Patricia Goceljak; and one
brother, Donald Peters all of New Jersey. Funeral services will be conducted
10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Leo's Catholic Church by Father Richard Allen.
Interment will follow in Forsyth Memorial Park. A Rosary service will be
held 6:30 p.m. Friday at Vogler and Sons Reynolda Chapel followed by a
visitation from 7-9 p.m. The family suggests memorials be made to the National
Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central N.C. Chapter, 4265 Brownsboro Road,
Suite 150, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106-3425.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLA. -- H. Nevin Gehman, 79, of Ponte Verdra Beach,
Fla., died November 4, 1999 at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was a graduate of Exeter Academy and Princeton
University, where he was a first-team, All-American on the university's
National Championship Lacrosse team in 1942. He served in the United States
Naval Reserve during World War II, and was a commanding officer of two
sub chasers, one in the Pacific and one in the Atlantic. He retired as
a Lieutenant Senior Grade. Mr. Gehman and his wife, May Beth, moved to
St. Augustine, Fla. from Manhasset, Long Island in 1985, when he retired
from a career in marketing, advertising, and fund-raising in New York City.
He had been a Senior Vice-President on a unit of the Interpublic Group
of Companies, which was at that time the world's largest advertising and
marketing firm. He was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church in
St. Augustine, where he had been a Vestry member, a lay-leader, and a chalice
server. In 1995, he headed a fund-raising committee to complete major repairs
to the church, in 1996 he chaired Trinity Church's 175th Anniversary Celebration
Committee, and in 1997 and 1998 he was in charge of the fund-raising committee
to restore the church's Aeolian-Skinner organ. Mr. Gehman was a trustee
of the St. Augustine Historical Society, and had been that organization's
representative to the Presidio Commission that planned the reconstruction
of the Santo Domingo Redoudt and the completion of the Cubo Defense Wall.
As a director of the St. Francis Soup Kitchen and Shelter, he was its volunteer
fund-raiser for eight years, and subsequently for the migrant farm worker
support program in Hastings. He was given a ''12 Who Care'' award by Television
Channel 12 in Jacksonville for his work for the St. Francis House. Funeral
services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 1999 at Trinity
Episcopal Church in St. Augustine with Reverend Jeffrey Batkin, rector,
officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in St. Augustine.
Friends may call at the chapel of Craig Funeral Home, St. Augustine from
6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m Monday. Flowers are gratefully declined, and those
wishing may make a contribution in his memory to the Trinity Episcopal
Church Organ Foundation, 215 St. George Street, St. Augustine, Fla. 32084,
or to the St. Francis House, 70 Washington Street, St. Augustine, Fla.
32084. Mary Elizabeth Murrell Husson Gehman, his wife of 54 years, preceded
him in death. Mr. Gehman is survived by his wife, Sally Bet Cunningham
Nevius Gehman of Ponte Verdra Beach and Washington, DC, whom he recently
married; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Murell Weissinger of St. Augustine;
two sons, Henry Moragne Gehman of Berkeley, Calif. and Richard Hart Gehman
of Gainesville, Fla; one step-daughter, Kristina Nevius; one grandson;
and one step-grandson. Arrangements are being handled by Craig Funeral
Home, St. Augustine, Fla.
ARCADIA -- Mrs. Elva Opal Hege, 96, of Arcadia, passed away Thursday,
Novemer 4, 1999. She was born April 13, 1903 in Davidson County to J. Shelton
Link and Eunice Peacock Link. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Mr. William Howard Hege; one sister; and five brothers. Surviving are a
daughter, Elva Hege Miller of the home; several nieces and nephews; and
great nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m.,
Sunday, November 7, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller, Silas Creek Chapel with Rev.
Egbert Craven and Rev. John Perrell officiating. Burial will follow in
Beulah United Church of Christ Cemetery. The family request that memorials
may be sent to Beulah United Church of Christ, 2828 Arnold Road, Lexington,
Mrs. Pauline Redding ''Polly'' Hennings, 77, of Winston-Salem, died
Thursday evening at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born Sept
. 17, 1922 in Forsyth County to David Paul and Metta Roop Redding. She
was a member of Harmony Grove United Methodist Church and the Order of
the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Clarence
N. Hennings of the home; two daughters, Janice H. Craig of Marblehead Rd.,
Clemmons and Connie A. Hennings of Hickory; four grandchildren, Amy Russell,
Brad Craig, Chris Craig, and Karen Runyon-Cole; and two brothers, John
Arthur Redding of Lewisville and Tommy Redding of Mocksville. Funeral services
will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel
(Hwy. 158 across from Bermuda Run, telephone 940-5555) by Rev. David Cook
and Bill Teague. Burial will follow in Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The
body may be viewed one hour prior to the service. The family requests that
memorials be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C South
Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. (Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel,
Mr. Paul Johnson, 64, of 3100 Konnoah Dr., Winston-Salem, passed away
Nov . 4, 1999 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home after an extended illness.
He was born March 15, 1935 the son of David M. Johnson and Nezzie Johnson.
He attended Anson County public school. Mr. Johnson was a Roofing Tech
and he attended Christ Temple. He was preceded in death by his parents,
David and Nezzie Johnson; his son, Paul, Jr.; his wife, Elizabeth; three
brothers, Jack, Rudolph, and Alex Johnson; and two sisters, Lonnie Mae
Johnson and Cora M. Miller. Surviving are his daughter, Joyce Holmes; two
sisters, Ernestine J. Horne (Lawyer) and Jestine (Ervin) Farley; two brothers,
Rev. David Johnson (Martha) and Nathaniel Johnson (Crista); five grandchildren;
a host of nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends; and a special friend,
Ms. Tanya Rice and her son, Justin. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999 at Gilmore Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. David
Johnson of Charlotte. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service.
Burial will be Monday, Nov . 8, 1999 at Evergreen Cemetery. (GILMORE)
MOCKSVILLE -- Mr. Fitzhugh Lavon (F.L.) (Fitz) Miller, 78, former resident
of James St., Lexington, N.C., passed away Thursday, November 4, 1999 at
Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mr. Miller lived the past
4 years at the home of his daughter, Sylvia Luffman, Meadowview Rd., Mocksville,
N.C. Mr. Miller was born December 10, 1920 in Dillion, S.C. to the late
Levi Gordon and Sarah Maude Bowen Miller. He was preceded in death by his
wife of 55 years, Married July 27th 1940, Mary Hazel Eller Miller in 1995
and three brothers, Jackie Miller, Buddy Miller, and Paul Miller. Mr. Miller
served our country during WWII and the Vietnam War in the United States
Army and United States Air Force, National Guard-312 Evacuation Hospital
Unit in Winston-Salem, N.C. he was awarded the National Defense Service
Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, American Theater Service Medal, Good Conduct
Medal, and WWII Victory Medal. F.L. retired from AT&T in Winston-Salem,
after 31 years of service and was a longtime member of First Baptist Church
of Lexington, but attended Jerusalem Baptist Church in Mocksville, N.C.
Very active in the community, he was a member of the Lexington Masonic
Lodge # 473-Scottish Rite and Charlotte Oasis Shrine Temple, Lexington
VFW, Charter Member of WWII Memorial and AT&T Pioneer Club. More than
anything, F.L. was a family man, he dearly loved spending time with his
great-grandchildren, he was greatly loved and will be deeply missed. He
is survived by two daughters, Sylvia M. Luffman and husband, Roby of Mocksville,
N.C. and Dorothy M. Adams and husband, Tom of Lewisville; one son, Michael
Lewis Miller and wife, Lisa of Lexington; five grandchildren, Renee Bradshaw,
Tim Adams, Mike Luffman, Brandi Miller, and Darren Miller; three great-grandchildren,
Bethany Bradshaw, Mary Kathryn Bradshaw, and Shealan Adams; four sisters,
Adaline Openlander of Largo, Fla., Eva Williams of Salisbury, Ruth Miller
of Salisbury, and Alice Fields of Spencer, N.C.; and a very special friend,
Pat Gregory of Mocksville. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, November
7, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Rev. Leonard
Rollins and Rev. Jimmy Lancaster officiating. The body will lie instate
30 minutes prior to the service. Military Graveside Service conducted by
Fort Bragg Honor Guard, will follow at Forrest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington,
N.C. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 6, 1999 from 6-8
p.m. at Davie Funeral Service Chapel. Masonic Rites will follow visitation
at 8 p.m. Davie Funeral Service, LLC 416 Valley Rd., Mocksville, N.C. 27028
will be serving the Miller family.
Mr. Raymond Fredrick Miller, 96, of Winston-Salem, died Wednesday,
November 3, 1999 at Meadowbrook Manor in Clemmons. Mr. Miller was born
May 12, 1903 in Forsyth County to Charles and Mary DeGraff Miller. He was
a member of Hanes United Methodist Church and retired from RJR Tobacco
Co. after 42 years of service. His wife, Ada Young Miller and two children,
Sybil Raye Miller and Aubrey E. Miller preceded him in death. Surviving
are, one daughter, Charlene Miller McDowell and husband, Thomas; one son,
Norman F. ''Buster'' Miller and wife, Ann all of Winston-Salem; ten grandchildren;
thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law,
Janice Miller of Florida. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday
at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with the Rev. Don Ashe and Rev. Charles
Sparks officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. Memorials
may be made to the donor's choice.
ELKIN -- Mrs. Mary Hazel Phillips Nolan, 93, of 601 Johnson Ridge Road,
#125 Parkwood Place, Elkin, died Thursday, November 4, 1999, at Parkwood
Place. Mrs. Nolan was born in Ashe County August 20, 1906 to the late James
Payton and Minnie Hayes Phillips. Mrs. Nolan attended Appalachian State
Teachers College and was a teacher for 40 years. She began teaching in
East Bend, but later moved to Jonesville Elementary School where she taught
for most of her teaching career. She was preceded in death by her husband,
Michael F. Nolan; two sisters; and two brothers. Surviving are a sister,
Lucille P. Coker of Elkin; a brother, J. Wayne Phillips of Elkin; a sister-in-law,
Sara D. Phillips of Mount Airy; and several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces,
and great-nephews. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at First
Baptist Church of Jonesville, conducted by Dr. Maxwell Hill. The body will
be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. to lie instate. Burial will be in
Crestwood Memorial Gardens in State Road. The family will receive friends
from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Funeral Home in Elkin. Flowers will
be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of Surry/Yadkin County,
1326 N. Main St., Mount Airy, N.C. 27030.
MOUNT AIRY -- Mrs. Maude Eliza McCollum Norman, 86, passed away Thursday,
November 4, 1999 at Central continuing Care after an extended illness.
Mrs. Norman was born April 26, 1913 in Surry county to Lee and Mary Jane
Owen McCollum. Mrs. Norman was retired from Hanes Knitware in Winston-Salem.
Mrs. Norman was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joyce Monroe
Norman; a sister, Josie McCollum Key; and three brothers, Roy, Gurnie,
and Byron McCollum. Surviving Mrs. Norman is a step-son, Kent Norman of
Pfafftown; a half-sister, Nancy (Henry) McCreary, and step-mother, Alma
McCollum all of Pinnacle. Also surviving is a step-granddaughter, Mandy
Norman (Van) Sullivan, and two step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces
and nephews. Services for Mrs. Norman will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. at
New Home United Methodist church, Saturday, November 6, 1999 with the Rev.
Ben Sheperd and the Rev. Sarah Kalish officiating. The body will lie instate
from 10:30 until time for the service. Burial will follow in the church
cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or memorial may be made to Surry/Yadkin
Hospice, 1326 N. Main St., Mount Airy, N.C. 27030.
MT. AIRY -- Thelma Frye Robertson, 87, formerly of Mt. Airy, and the
widow of J.M. (Peg) Frye, passed away Friday morning at Baptist Hospital
in Winston-Salem. Thelma had been a very active member of Haymore Memorial
Baptist Church in the 40's, and for a number of years she was on the staff
of the Baptist's Children's Home of North Carolina. Recently she had been
residing at the Brookridge Retirement Community in Winston-Salem. She is
survived by one son, James M. Frye of Richmond, Va.; one sister, Mae Arnder
of High Point; one brother, M.B. Williamson of Mt. Airy; and numerous nieces
and nephews. The family will receive guests at Moody Funeral Home in Mt.
Airy on Sunday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service, conducted by
Rev. Robert McCrary, will be held at Moody Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m.,
Monday, November 8, 1999 and will be followed by internment at Oakdale
PINE HALL -- Mrs. Pauline S. McCandless Sands, 77, of Route 1, Pine
Hall, died Thursday, November 4, 1999 at Britthaven of Madison. She retired
from Tultex and was a member of Willow Oak Baptist Church in Walnut Cove.
Mrs. Sands was preceded in death by her husband, Noel Sands; a daughter,
Nancy Sands Kendrick; brothers, Ray McCandless, Lloyd McCandless; and several
step-brothers and sisters. Surviving are one son, Bobby Sands and wife,
Carol of Mayodan; three sisters, Ruby M. Manring of High Point, Dorothy
M. Griffin of Eden, and Nelda M. Flake of Whitsett; a brother, Harold McCandless
of High Point; three grandchildren, Todd Kendrick, Dana Claybrook and husband,
Mike, and Allen Sands; one great-grandchild, Cassie Claybrook; and a special
friend, Walter Gunn. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday,
November 7, 1999 at Willow Oak Baptist Church with burial in the church
cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, November
6, 1999 at Colonial Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Bobby Sands, 142 Dan Valley Road, Mayodan, N.C. 27027.