Miscellaneous Forsyth County, North Carolina Obituaries


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MOUNT AIRY -- Beulah Eads Carlyle, 102, of 5178 Siloam Road, Siloam, N.C., passed away on Thursday, November 11, 1999 at the Central Continuing Care of Mt. Airy. Mrs. Carlyle was born in Surry County, N.C. to J. Byrd and Ellen Childress Eads on March 26, 1897. She was a homemaker and member of Union Primitive Baptist Church. She was married to John William Carlyle who died in 1949. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Agnes Carlyle of Siloam; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her children, three sons, Floyd Carlyle, J.E. Carlyle, and Dock Carlyle and two daughters, Connie Carlyle Key and Bessie Lee Murphy. Services will be held on Sunday, November 14, 1999, 2:00 p.m. at the Union Primitive Baptist Church conducted by Elder Willie Branch and Elder Joey Jenkins, with interment to follow at the Pine Hills Friends Meeting. Family will receive friends and family at the Cox-Needham Funeral Home on Saturday, November 13, 1999 from 7 to 9 p.m. and other times at the home of Frank and Agnes Carlyle, Siloam, N.C. Cox-Needham funeral Services will be in charge of the arrangements. 

GERMANTON -- Mr. Norman H. (Tom) Chapman, 85, of Germanton, died Friday at his residence. He was born September 27, 1914 in Walnut Cove, son of J.S.B. (Ben) and Cornelia White Chapman. He was a former farmer and was associated with A.V. Chapman's Store for more than forty years. He was a lifelong supporter of Palmyra United Methodist Church and a member of the Young at Heart Sunday School Class. On November 29, 1972, he was married to Ila Young Watts, who survives of the home. Also surviving are one step-daughter and her husband, Loretta and Johnny Bowen of King; two step-sons, Hanes Watts and his wife, Betty Jo of Germanton and Richard Watts and wife, Madeline of Walnut Cove; eleven step-grandchildren; fourteen step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Lorraine C. Stout and Mrs. Mae C. Bingham and husband, Nixon all of High Point; and four nieces; and one nephew. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m Sunday in Palmyra United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jack Danley. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7-9 p.m. at Burroughs Funeral Home in Walnut Cove. Memorials may be made to Palmyra United Methodist Church, 5076 N.C. Hwy. 8, S. Germanton, N.C. 27019 or to Hospice, 1100-C., S., Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. 

AUGUSTA, GA. -- Worth Davis Dalton, of 355 Berkmans Road, Augusta, Ga., died Friday, October 29, 1999 at University Hospital. He was a native of Winston-Salem (Lewisville, N.C.), graduated Lewisville High School and served one year and one day in the U.S. Army at Fort Campbell, Ky. Mr. Dalton completed Brevard Jr. College in Brevard, North Carolina, he received his B.S. Degree at East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C. in 1951 where he was a member of Phi Sigma Phi Fraternity. He was employed by DuPont de Neumours in Aiken, S.C. in the fall of 1952 as a chemical analyst until he was promoted as supervisor in radiological and chemistry laboratory. After the Dupont contract was canceled he was employed at Westinghouse for approximately five years in the same position. Mr. Dalton was quite active in his church, Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church and was a member of the ''pioneer'' team of the television ministry and helped with the acoustics during live television broadcasts on local Augusta TV. Mr. Dalton was president of Clark Bible Class, served two years as class secretary, and also taught the Sunday School Classes. He love God, Country, his family, and enjoyed working constantly in his lovely yard. He will indeed be missed by family, friends, and all his relatives, as he was constantly in his quiet demeanor an inspiration to all. Mr. Dalton is survived by his beloved wife, Mrs. Ann Shaw Dalton; daughter, Laura Dalton Smith; four sisters, Virginia Townsend, Ida McHargue, Rosie Burton, and Eleanor Thompson; four brothers, Rev. George, Monroe, Robert, and Frank Dalton; a step-sister, Carol Deaton; two granddaughters, Laura Abigail and Josie Faith Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family received friends on Thursday, (Nov. 4, 1999) at the Poteet Funeral Home West Chapel, Augusta, Ga., where funeral services were held on Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. with Dr. Robert Taylor officiating. Pallbearers were Hoke Brantley, Rolly Ahrens, Charley Wylds, Dean Newman, Dr. Toby Warren, Mayor Bob Young, and Dean Smith. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Trinity Bible Class- Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, Ga. 30903 or Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Avenue, Augusta, Ga. 30904. POTEET FUNERAL HOME- Wheeler Road Chapel, Augusta, Ga. 

GREENSBORO -- Mrs. Hatie Smith Dunlap, 97, of Guilford Care Center, Greensboro, passed away at her residence, November 10, 1999. She was a former resident of Southeast School Road. The Funeral Serviced will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999 in the Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, Liberty, N.C. by Elder Vance Jones. A Committal Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, at Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church, Walnut Cove by Elder Jones and Rev. Danny Smith. Mrs. Dunlap was a native of Stokes County, but had lived in Guilford and Randolph Counties for many years. Mrs. Dunlap was preceded in death by her husband, George William Dunlap; her parents, Harber and Suzanne Smith; four brothers; and two sisters. She is survived by two children, son, Harvey W. (Red) Dunlap and wife, Ann of Greensboro and daughter, Marie Petty and husband, Don of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, Ben and wife, Tina Dunlap of Bear Creek, N.C. and Laurie and husband, David Scotton of Julian, N.C.; three great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Pearl Starbuck and Gladys Hill of Walnut Cove. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Saturday evening, November 13, 1999 at Loflin Funeral Home, Liberty and other times at the residence of Harvey Dunlap, 3737 Southeast School Road, Greensboro. 

EAST SPENCER, N.C. -- Johnny Sam Hill, 53, of 914 North Long St., East Spencer, N.C., died suddenly Wednesday, Nov . 10, 1999 at his residence. He was born April 28, 1946 in Rowan Co. to the late Mamie Suanders Hill and the late Matthew J. Hill. Mr. Hill was a graduate of Dunbar High School. He was an employee of Universal Forest Products, owner of Hill's Upholstery, and a member of Mt. Olive Full Gospel Church, Salisbury, N.C. Surviving are his wife, Patricia Sloan Hill of the home; a son, Jonathan Hill of the home; one daughter, Tiffany Boseman of the home; two step-daughters, Tonya Hartman and Stacy Hartman both of Asheville, N.C.; three brothers, Gene Hill of Salisbury, N.C., Luther Hill of Roosevelt, L.I, N.Y., and Rufus Saunders of Estill, S.C.; and two sisters, Frances Sorocki of Salisbury and Patricia Hill of Spencer, N.C. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at A.R. Kelsey Memorial Chapel with the Pastor Frank Smith officiating. Burial will be in Rowan Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Sunday before the service. 

KERNERSVILLE -- Mr. Gary Walter Hogrefe, 55, of Kernersville, died Thursday, November 11, 1999 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hayworth-Miller-Cain Funeral Home, Kernersville. 

SUMMERFIELD, N.C. -- Frances H. Nelson, 82, of 4000 Oak Ridge Road, Summerfield, N.C., died Friday, November 12, 1999 at Wesley Long Community Hospital. She was born February 28, 1917 the daughter of Henry A. and Myrtle Smith Highfill. Surviving is one sister, Becky Bolton of Greensboro; two brothers, Norman Highfill and Eugene Highfill both of Winston-Salem; and several nephews and nieces. A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Summerfield First Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 13, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home in Madison. 

BRADENTON, FLORIDA -- Mr. J.G. (Pat) Patterson, 72, of Bradenton, Florida, died Monday, November 8, 1999 at the Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida. Mr. Patterson was born in Surry County, August 5, 1927 to Jasper and Emma Jones Patterson. He was a retired General Manager for various car dealerships in the Winston-Salem area and also a member of the Jonestown Friends Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. Surviving are one daughter, Victoria Lynn Bradsher of Oxford, N.C.; one son, Terry Graham Patterson of Talbott, Tenn.; three grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Masten of Winston-Salem, N.C., Evelyn Snow of Pilot Mountain, N.C., Frances Hamel of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Polly Johnson of Mt. Airy, N.C.; and one brother, Glenn Patterson of High Point, N.C. A graveside service for Mr. Patterson will be conducted Friday afternoon, November 12, 1999 at 2:30 p.m. at the Pine Hill Friends Church Cemetery by the Rev. Victor Murchison. The family will receive friends following the graveside service. The At-Need Services for the Patterson family are being provided by the Cox-Needham Funeral Home and Chapel in Pilot Mountain, N.C. 

Mrs. Mary Joyner Grubbs Reid, 74, passed away Friday, November 12, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born October 27, 1925 in Winston-Salem to Robert Lee and Ada Collins Joyner. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Edgar J. Reid; and four brothers, R.L. Joyner, Jr., Lorton Joyner, Raymond Joyner, and Kelly Ray Joyner. Mrs. Reid lived all of her life in Forsyth County, was a member of Woodland Baptist Church, and retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. She is survived by he daughter, Kristine Joyner Reid; a special friends, Wallace Evans; five sisters, Ruby McGee of Winston-Salem, Clorinda Renegar of Rural Hall, Zerilda Amos of Walkertown, Roberta Grantham, and Arlene Lowe of Winston-Salem; and three brothers, William Joyner of Mocksville, Bobby Joyner of Walkertown, and Ovilla Joyner of Tobaccoville. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999 at Woodland Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Tim Gammons and Rev. Zeno Groce. Mrs. Reid will lie instate for 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Crestview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 13, 1999 at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Funeral Home. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Hospice of Forsyth County, 1100-C South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103 or to Joy FM Christian Radio Station, P.O. Box 25775, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27114. 

Mr. Wayne Edwin Robertson, 71, of Winston-Salem, died Friday morning at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home following several years of declining health. He was born on May 14, 1928 in Winston-Salem to Edwin R. Robertson and Jeanette Rupard Robertson. He served with the U.S. Army following World War II. After attending Southern School of Printing in Nashville, he went to work on the Danbury Reporter. For thirty-one years, Mr. Robertson worked for the Winston-Salem Journal, retiring in 1990 as the Night Production Manager. He loved the coast, fishing, hunting, and raising beagles. He was a member of Marvin United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Robertson was preceded in death by a brother, Leon Tesh and a sister, Betty Hamby. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Briggs Robertson of the home; one son, Barry Robertson and wife, Jill of Clemmons; three daughters, Linda Fox and husband, Jim of Winston-Salem, Barbara Sturgill and husband, Tom of Winston-Salem, and Julie Williams and husband, Scott of Burlington; six grandchildren, Emery and Hunter Morefield, Joshua Robertson, Jenna, Krista, and Lisa Williams; one great-grandchild, Anna Morefield; one brother, Dewey S. Robertson and wife, Jean; and two sisters, Emma Lou Douthit and husband, W.A. and Sarah Ingram and husband, Thomas. A graveside service will be held at Pfafftown Cemetery Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. conducted by Chaplain Rennie Adcock. Mr. Robertson will lie instate at Vogler and Sons Reynolda Rd. Chapel until 12:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be no formal visitation. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth, 1100-C S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. 

ELKIN -- Mrs. Roxie Bowen Roth, 98, widow of William T. Roth, of 136 Parkwood Place, died Thursday evening at her home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999 at First Baptist Church in Elkin by Rev. Joe Dell Rust. Burial will be in Crestwood Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Roth was born in Shoals, Surry Co., February 18, 1901 to Henry Harrison and Carrie Scott Bowen. She attended Surry Co. Schools and graduated from Mountain Park Academy. She moved to Elkin in 1940 where she was employed by Chatham Mfg. Co. She was an active member of First Baptist Church where she taught a Sunday School class for forty years and was the first woman Deacon. She was chairman of the Red Cross Bloodmobile in Elkin for ten years and served on the Surry Co. Red Cross Board for twenty years. She was a member of the Elkin Business Woman's Club, The Elkin Woman's Club, The Yadkin Valley Garden Club, Jonathan Hunt Chapter of the D.A.R., and the North Elkin Extension Club. Mrs. Roth was the first woman to be elected to the Surry Co. Board of Commissioners and served as Chairperson. She was the first woman to be appointed to the Board of Trustees of Surry Community College and served on the Board of Trustees of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Roth had served as vice chairperson of the Surry Co. Democratic Party. Roxie was an avid gardener, cook, and bridge player. Surviving are two nieces, Hazel Bottoms and Peggy Caruthers both of Greensboro; two nephews, Scott Bowen of Winston-Salem and Holman Flynn of Greensboro; one step-daughter, Louisa Shugart of Charlotte; and one step-son, Robert T. Roth of Gapland, Md. In lieu of flowers, any memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Elkin or to the Roxie Bowen Roth Scholarship Fund c/o Surry Community College Foundation, P.O. Box 304, Dobson, N.C. 27017. The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday at Kennedy Funeral Home in Elkin. 

EAST BEND -- Mr. Silas Settle, 69, of 3237 Smithtown Road, passed away Friday, November 12, 1999 at Yadkin Nursing Care Center in Yadkinville. Arrangements for Mr. Settle are incomplete. Huff Funeral Home is serving the Settle family. 

STONEVILLE, N.C. -- Mrs. Frances Smith Trefzer, 81, of 121 Frontage Rd., Stoneville, N.C. 27048, died Thursday, November 11, 1999 at Britthaven of Madison. She was born November 25, 1917, was a homemaker, and a member of Madison United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl Frederick Trefzer. Surviving is one sister, Haxel Smith Lester of Stoneville; nieces, Margaret Downs of Stoneville, Judy Whiting of Charlotte, Janice Bryan of South Port, and Kathy Vogel of Sanford, Fla.; a nephew, Mark Smith of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and several great-nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Ray Funeral Home Chapel, Madison with burial in Trent Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 13, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home and other times at the home of Hazel Lester, 6525 N.C. Hwy. 135, Stoneville, N.C. 

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Mr. Harvey Lee Watson, 77, of 102 Beaufort Street, Greenville, S.C. formerly of Charlotte and Winston-Salem, N.C., died Thursday, November 11, 1999 at St. Frances Hospital. Mr. Watson was born July 8, 1922 in Westfield, N.C. to Thomas Winston and Lula Goad Watson. He holds an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree from Indiana Christian University. He was Legal and Financial Advisor and founder of Consulting Development Service before retirement. Mr. Watson was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was also a member of First Assembly of God. He was predeceased by his first wife, Vivian Flippin Watson. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Reeves Kennan Watson of the home; three daughters, Cecelia Perrell and Nancy Tate both of Greenville, S.C., and Rebecca Reed of Hendersonville, N.C.; one son, Philip Thomas Watson of Winston-Salem; six grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; six step-daughters, Pat Fowler, Linda Meredith, Joyce Connolly, Joan McManus, Debbie Anastas, and Judy Schwedtfeger; one sister, Hallie Hopkins of Meadows of Dan, Va.; and an adopted brother, Riley Goad of Fayetteville, N.C. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, November 14, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Asbury Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Wesley Flippin and Stu Epperson. The family will receive friends at Asbury Pentecostal Church one hour prior to the funeral service from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Mission Program, 1105 Haywood Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29615. Cox-Needham Funeral Services will be in charge of the arrangements. 

LEXINGTON -- Mr. J. Ashburn Williams, 86 of 3912 Giles Road, Lexington, N.C., died Nov . 10, 1999 at Lexington Memorial Hospital, Lexington. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pine Primitive Baptist Church conducted by Elder John Draper, Elder Kemp Walker and Elder Eugene Bennett with burial in the Pine Primitive Church Cemetery. Mr. Williams will lie instate 30 minutes prior to the service. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Young Williams of the home; two daughters, Betty Zane Gobble and husband, Ronald of Lexington and Mary Ruth Parks and husband, Kent of Lexington; a son, Charles A. Williams and wife, Carroll Kay of Clemmons; a step-daughter, Diane Sink and husband, Wayne of Lexington; two step-sons, Don Williams and wife, Julia of Mooresville and Phil Williams and wife, Donna of Matthews; a sister, Beatrice Owens of Lexington; a brother, William Donald Williams of Lexington; five grandchildren, Dale Rea Middleton and husband, Andy of Lexington, Robin Garrison and husband, Chris of Lexington, Angie Wright and husband, Chris of Thomasville, Chad Parks of Lexington, and Mark Williams and wife, Laura of Lewisville; step-grandchildren, Jeremy Sink and wife, Gina of Lexington, Matthew Sink and wife, Tonya of Lexington, Wesley Sink of Lexington, John Williams and wife, Ginger of Charlotte, and Beth Williams of Reidsville; great-grandchildren, Andrew Madison Williams II, Caroline Williams, Cole Middleton, Alicia Grace Middleton, Chase Middleton, Cody Middleton, Tanner Garrison, and Dylan Wright; and a step-great-grandchild, Joshua Sink. Mr. Williams was born Nov . 26, 1912 to Henry Alexander Williams and Mary Jane Owen Williams. He graduated High School in Tyro and was Class Valedictorian. Mr. Williams retired from Triangle Construction of Lexington as a Superintendent in 1975. Ashburn faithfully served his Lord as a Trustee, Deacon, Treasurer, Clerk, and as a member of the cemetery committee at Pine Primitive Baptist Church, where he was a member since 1940. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Grace Jane Hayworth Williams on Aug . 30, 1988; two brothers, Hugh Alonzo ''Buck'' Williams and Henry Lee Williams and three sisters, Edith Koonts, Faye Wilson, and Polly Owens. he leaves a legacy of kindness, gentleness, and faith. The family will receive friends on Friday night from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. at Piedmont Funeral Home and other times at the home. The family requests that memorials be sent to Pine Primitive Baptist Church, 3912 Giles Road, Lexington, N.C. 27295.

SALISBURY -- Mr. James Andrew Waddell, Jr., 63, of Hidden Creek Circle, died Friday, November 12, 1999 at Rowan Regional Medical Center following a period of illness. He was born October 9, 1936 in Rowan County, a son of James Andrew Waddell, Sr. and Mary Gertrude Fox Waddell. He attended Spencer City Schools and was the first to graduate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's criminal justice program in 1972. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. He was a police officer in Winston-Salem for 13 years and served as police chief for the town of Pilot Mountain. He was also a former real estate agent and a contract news carrier for the Salisbury Post before retiring. Mr. Waddell was a member of Franklin Presbyterian Church, the Men's Sunday School Class; the Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post #342, the Franklin Ellis Lions Club, the American Philatelic Society since 1971, the Woodman of the World for 25 years, and was one of the first three people that organized the Rowan County Genealogy Society at the Rowan County Public Library. He is survived by his wife, Barbara P. Waddell, whom he married on July 3, 1958; four daughters, Gwen W. Pfeifer, of Cary, N.C., Karen W. Cole, of New London, N.C., Laura W. Elliott, of Mebane, N.C., and Amy W. Bogle, of Salisbury, N.C.; his mother, Mary Gertrude Fox Waddell; one brother, Charles T. Waddell, of Winston-Salem; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 15 at Franklin Presbyterian Church, where the body will lie in state thirty minutes prior to the service. Dr. Larry Summey will officiate. Interment will follow in Rowan Memorial Park. The family will recieve friends Sunday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Summersett Funeral Home, and at other times, at the residence on Hidden Creek Circle, Salisbury, N.C. Memorials may be made to Rowan County Public Library for the Rowan County Genealogy Society Endowment, 201 W. Fisher Street, Salisbury, N.C. 28144. 

Mr. Eddie Dale Waynick, age 36, of 3955 High Point Rd., Lot #48, Winston-Salem, died Friday, November 12, 1999 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Waynick was born in Forsyth County, a son of the late Eloise Landreth Waynick and Joe Gray. He was a graduate of Parkland High School and an employee of AMP Inc. He was preceded in death by his mother; and a sister, Elaine Weavil. Surviving are his father, of Colfax; two nieces, Mary Ellen Guthrie, of Kernersville and Miranda Emily Abueg, of Winston-Salem; several friends; and other relatives. Funeral service will be conducted Monday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hayworth-Miller-Cain chapel by Rev. Mike Jefferson, with burial to follow in Mt. Gur Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and other times, at the home of his cousin, Donna Thomas, 125 Corbin St., Winston-Salem. Memorials may be directed to Cancer Services at 3175 Maplewood Ave., Winston-Salem, 27103. 

ROARING RIVER -- Mrs. Kathleen Mathis Welborn, 78, widow of Berlie Welborn, of East Highway 421, Roaring River, died Friday, November 12 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Welborn was born July 19, 1921 in Wilkes County to Otha and Pearl Mathis Mathis. She was a member of Cranberry Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Ward Welborn. Surviving are one brother, Jeff Mathis, of McLeansville; and a daughter-in-law, Rebecca B. Welborn, of North Wilkesboro. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 15 at Cranberry Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rick Jackson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. The burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service, 180 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro from 6:30 until 8:30 tonight (Sunday). Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Cranberry Baptist Church, 9109 East Highway 421, Roaring River, N.C. 28669.

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