Miscellaneous Forsyth County, North Carolina Obituaries
1999

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ARMSTRONG
HIGH POINT -- Helen Marie Armstrong, 74, formerly of 3101 Butterfield Drive, High Point, died Tuesday, September, 28, 1999 at High Point Regional Hospital. She was born April 29, 1925 in High Point to Harvey and Alice Presley Armstrong. She attended William Penn High School and was a Dining Hall Supervisor at Winston-Salem State University. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Holy Church. Ms. Armstrong was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, David, Harold, Frank, Carl, Paul, Russell, and Raymond Armstrong; and one sister, Jeanelle Miller. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Amanda Gibson; a Goddaughter, Evangelist Shirley Ceasar Williams; her grandchildren, Eddie Torrence, Jr. (Vanessa), Warren Henderson (Shawanna), Gregory Antonio Torrence (Tamara) of Upper Marlboro, Md.; Jacque Holiday (Cherry), and Jackie Moody; great-grandchildren, Latoya Dingle, Devon Black, Antoinette Misahy, Christopher, and Jasmine Nicole; special friends, Gracie Oree and Dorothy Clinton; Godchildren, Renata Smith and Cassie N. Rush; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Mt. Calvary Holy Church with Bishop Harold I. Williams officiating. Interment will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday, October 1, 1999 at Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Services and Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 1:30-2:00 at Mt. Calvary Holy Church and other times at the home. 

BARE
SALISBURY -- Mrs. Lillian Rebecca Shepherd Bare, 79, of 803 Hidden Creek Circle, Salisbury, N.C. died Wednesday, September 29, 1999 at Genesis Elder Care of Salisbury. She had been in declining health for the past ten months. Mrs. Bare was born August 27, 1920 in Ashe County to the late Caroline Long Shepherd and the late John Robert Shepherd. She was educated in Ashe County, N.C. schools. She was a homemaker, was associated with Bare Furniture, and Ann Rowland Furniture. Survivors include her husband, Winfred Bare whom she married October 8, 1938; a son, Bill Bare of China Grove, N.C.; her daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Eagle of Clemmons, N.C.; one sister, Mrs. Mayme Crisler of Charlotte; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Summersett Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Ted Burke, Mooresville Church of God, will officiate. Entombment will be in Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday, October 1, 1999 at Summersett Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the residence. 

BARNES
Mrs. Junie Mae Jenette Barnes, 85, formerly of 830 West 14th Street, Apt.A., passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 1999 at the Nursing Center at Oak Summit following a period of illness. She was a native of Kingsville, S.C. (Richmond County), born on February 22, 1914 to the late Augustine Jenette and Joseph Jenette. She was formerly employed at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and the AMADA Clothing Manufacturing Company in Philadelphia, Pa. after which she returned to Winston-Salem, N.C. She was dedicated member of the New Bethel Baptist Church, where she was involved as a member of the Sunday School Class #8 and several other auxilliaries until her health prevented her attendance. She leaves to cherish her memory, a son, Freddie E. Bynum and wife, Shirley W. Bynum; granddaughters, Shan D. Bynum and Gail P. Howard; grandson, Rick V. Byrd; niece, Dorothy M. Allen; and several other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Russell Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Drayton officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family visitation will be from 12:30 until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Russell Funeral Home. The family may be contacted at the home of her son, Freddie Bynum, 3901 Pomeroy Drive. (RUSSELL) 

BECK
Mr. John Gilbert Beck, 75, of Winston-Salem, died Thursday, September 30, 1999 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Mr. Beck was born December 24, 1923 in Asheboro, N.C. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and graduated from the Institute of Polygraph. Mr. Beck was a Polygraph Examiner and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Betty Davis Beck of the home; two daughters, Johnnie (Harry) Leake of Rural Hall and Johanna (Roger) Sizemore of Yadkinville; a step-daughter, Sharon Carter and husband, Daryl of Winston-Salem; four step-sons, Steven (Cindy) Spear, Randall Spear, Bruce (Tammie) Spear, and Brian (Kristy) Spear all of Winston-Salem; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Byron Beck of Charleston, S.C.; a sister, Geraldine Polke of High Point; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek by Rev. Charles Martin. Entombment will follow in the Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, October 1, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Cornerstone Baptist Church or to Hospice of Forsyth County/Winston-Salem, 1100-C South Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. 

BYNUM Mrs. Elizabeth Harnies Bynum, 78, of Winston-Salem, the widow of Hugh Ellis Bynum, Jr., died Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at her home. She was born October 20, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to Cecil Morcom and Mary Rolfe Harnies. Mrs. Bynum served in France with the American Red Cross during WWII. She had been an active golfer as long as her health permitted, and was an avid bridge player. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Old Town Club. Surviving are three step children, Hugh E. Bynum III of Centreville, Va., Janice Bynum Warnock of Bushnell, Fla., and Sherry Bynum Williams of Oxford, Fla.; one niece, Mrs. Linda McNutt Ibarra of Montevideo, Uruguay; one nephew, Alexander MacLean of San Jose, Calif. A committal Service and burial will be in Allegheny Cemetery in Oakmont, Pa., and a Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at a later date to be announced. Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 520 Summit St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101, Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103 or a charity of the donor's choice. (Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel). 

CROSSWELL Mrs. Jane Kennedy Crosswell, 80, of Boone, wife of the late Rev. Gower Crosswell, Jr., died Thursday, September 29, 1999 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone. She was born March 24, 1919 in Spartanburg, S.C. to the late Leland and Elizabeth Bean Kennedy. She was a retired teacher, having taught kindergarten and first grade for 40 years in North Carolina and Florida. She assisted children through many organizations during her entire life and served with her late husband in churches throughout the state. She was a member of Boone United Methodist Church. Survivors include three sons, Dr. Arthur Crosswell and wife, Kathleen of Milton, Florida; Mac Crosswell of Boone, and Joe Crosswell and wife, Martha of Boone; two brothers, Rev. William B. Kennedy of Black Mountain and Rev. J. Whitner Kennedy of Waynesboro, Virginia; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Boone United Methodist Church with Rev. Marianne McMasters and Rev. Thomas L. Gibson officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Presbyterian Church Cemetery in the Antioch Community of Hoke County. The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service. At other times, friends may call at the home of Joe and Martha Crosswell, 287-A Bub Teams Road in Boone. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to P.E.O., Chapter Q, in care of Shirley Harris, 349 Highland Avenue, Boone, N.C. 28607. Hampton Funeral Service in Boone is in charge of arrangements. 

DRUMMOND
On September 25, 1999, the Lord called Mrs. Berta Lilly Drummond home to be with him. She was born on September 14, 1912 to the late Jim and Florence Baldwin Lilly in Troy, North Carolina. She attended school in Troy, North Carolina and was a retired employee of RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. Early in life, she joined Mount Zion Baptist Church where she was a member of the Elizabeth Missionary Group and a member of the Friendly Neighborhood Club. She loved her church and derived much joy from being in various church services. Mrs. Drummond was preceded in death by her husband, William S. Drummond. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. from the Mount Zion Baptist Church with Dr. Serenus T. Churn, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in the Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service (12:30-1:00 p.m.) at the church. She leaves to mourn one sister, Ms. Alma Lilly of Winston-Salem, N.C.; three nieces, Henrietta Tillery of Detroit, Mich., Johnnie Mae Sidney of Philadelphia, Pa.; a special devoted niece, Julia Blaylock of Winston-Salem, N.C.; five great nieces; eight great nephews; a devoted friend and caregiver, Calvin Hunter and a host of other relatives and friends. The family may be contacted and the cortege will assemble and leave from the residence 1040 E. Brookline Ave. Saturday at 12 noon. (HOOPER) 

KING
Mrs. Fannie Leone Culler King, 82, of Rt. 1, Box 174, Claudville, Va., widow of the late Mr. Adam King, passed away early Thursday morning, September 30, 1999 at the Blue Ridge Nursing Home in Stuart, Va. Mrs. King was born in Patrick County on June 20, 1917, daughter of the late Emmit and Maude Poore Culler, was a homemaker, and member of the Flippen Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Otis Goins of Albermarle, N.C.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Mary Ann King of Ararat, Va., Troy and Frances King of King, N.C., and Gary and Sue King of Mt. Airy; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and three sisters, Ruth Smith of High Point, Velma Bishop of Ararat, and Verona Quesinberry of Mt. Airy. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. King was preceded in death by a son, Edward Franklin King; two sisters, Grace Valentine and Jessie Reynolds; and by five brothers, Lester Culler, Ed Culler; Carl Culler; Clyde Culler, and Russell Culler. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mt. Airy conducted by Rev. R.J. Hartman and Rev. Otis Goins with burial to follow in the Hatchers Chapel Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, N.C. 

PRIDDY
Mrs. Lillian Darnell Priddy, 88, died Thursday, September 30, 1999 at Meadowbrook Manor in Clemmons, N.C. She was born January 24, 1911 in Wilkes County to Joseph Franklin Darnell and Mary Crabb Darnell. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jessie J.H. Sizemore; her second husband, George W. Priddy; three sisters, Zeola Darnell, Pauline D. Nichols, and Willie D. Beeson; and two brothers, Dewitt Darnell and Lester Darnell. She is survived by her son, Bobby W. Sizemore and wife, Peggy White Sizemore; two grandsons, William R. Sizemore and Mark A. Sizemore and wife, Mary; three great-grandchildren, Ashley, Christopher, and Nicholas Sizemore; her sister, Pansy D. Windsor; her brother, Chester E. Darnell; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Elkin, N.C. with Rev. Jim Bowen officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, October 1, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. Memorials may be made to Cool Springs Baptist Church, 1467 Cool Springs Church Rd., Elkin, N.C. 28621 or Pine Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1130 Jonestown Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. 

SAPP
Mr. Bill Harvel Sapp, 75, of Winston-Salem, died Wednesday, September 29, 1999 at his home. He was born March 24, 1924 in Kernersville, N.C. to Edward and Sallie Harvel Sapp. Mr. Sapp was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II serving in the 101st Airborne Division. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Geraldine H. Sapp of the home; two sons, Jimmy Sapp of Defunick Springs, Fla. and Todd Sapp and wife, Veronica of Winston-Salem; one granddaughter, Nichole Sapp; three step-grandchildren, Tanya, David, and Jamie Koon; two great-grandchildren, Elexus Sapp and Katlyn Koon; and a devoted sister, Catherine Clodfelter of Winston-Salem. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Antioch Baptist Church will Dr. Donald Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Mr. Sapp will lie instate at the church 30 minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103 or Anitoch Baptist Church, 910 Palmer Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107. 

SEAFORD
MOCKSVILLE -- Mrs. Gladys James Seaford, 77, of N.C. Hwy 801 South, died early Wednesday morning at Autumn Care of Mocksville after being in declining health. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday in Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rusty Morrison and Rev. Robert Hiatt officiating. Burial will be in Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. The family is receiving friends and relatives at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Shirley S. Spry. They request memorials be considered for Davie County Hospice, c/o Mrs. Janet Blair, P.O. Box 848, Mocksville, N.C. 27028. Mrs. Seaford was born in Davidson County, November 15, 1921 to the late Sidney and Annie Hill James and was a retired inspector with Dixie Furniture. She was a member of Fork Baptist Church and enjoyed flower gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Clifford Seaford in 1967, a son, James Seaford in 1990, and by a son-in-law, Joe Spry in 1981. Surviving is her daughter, Shirley Seaford Spry of Mocksville; three grandchildren, Jeff Lamb, Jaclyn Seaford, and Tracie Williams; two great-grandchildren, Dillon Lamb and Ciera Williams; a brother, Richard James of Lexington; and a daughter-in-law, April Ferguson of Advance. Eaton Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Seaford. 

STEELMAN
Helen Joan Steelman, 69, of Steelman Lane, Winston-Salem, died Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at Meadowbrook of Clemmons, N.C. She was born August 14, 1930 in Davidson County the daughter of James Paul and Kathleen Nifong Clodfelter. She was married to Avery C. Steelman, Jr. on January 27, 1951. Mrs. Steelman was a faithful member of Hebron United Church of Christ, where she was a member of the choir. She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Terry Steelman in 1991 and her older brother, James Ray Clodfelter. Surviving are her husband, Avery C. Steelman, Jr. of the home; three children, Debbie Steelman Keck and husband, Paul of Singapore, Kevin Steelman of Winston-Salem, and Belinda Steelman Pruett and husband, Andrew of Raleigh, N.C.; four grandchildren, Jennifer Keck, Kathleen Keck, Jacob Pruett, and Katelyn Pruett; two sisters, Margie C. Sink and Opal C. Vestal; and two brothers, Rev. James Paul Clodfelter and Charles S. Clodfelter all of Winston-Salem. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Hebron United Church of Christ by Rev. Jeffrey F. Hammonds. The body will lie instate from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, October 1, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek. Memorials may be made to Hebron United Church of Christ, 129 Hebron Church Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107 or to the American Diabetes Association. 

VOGLER
COOLEEMEE -- Mrs. Janie Kerley Vogler, 72, of Center Street, Cooleemee, passed away at her home on Wednesday evening, September 29, 1999. Her husband, Thomas Vogler of the home, survives her. Mrs. Vogler was born November 5, 1926 in Davie County to the late Isom E. Kerley and the late Essie Dunn Kerley. Mrs. Vogler was a LPN for many years at Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, N.C. She also served as President of VFW Auxiliary, VFW District Chaplain, VFW District Junior Vice-president, and President of Weslyan Guild. She was a member of C.H.A. (Cooleemee Historical Association) and did volunteer work at Davie County Hospital, Cooleemee School, and Cooleemee Branch Library. She was Secretary of Administrative Board, Sunday school teacher, and choir member at Cooleemee United Methodist Church where she was a member. In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Gary T. Vogler and wife, Lynn of Cooleemee, N.C.; two daughters, Lynne V. O'Neal of Cooleemee and Amy V. Young and husband, Shane of Mocksville; two brothers, Jerry W. Kerley of Mocksville and Leroy I. Kerley of Salisbury; two sisters, Katherine H. Young of Mocksville and Peggy H. Hill of Cooleemee; two grandchildren, Eric T. and Joel E. O'Neal; and two step-grandchildren, Julie Crotts and Allan Crotts. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Jack Kerley. Family will receive friends on Friday, October 1, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service, LLC Chapel 416 Valley Road, Mocksville, N.C. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service, LLC Chapel with the Reverend Dennis Marshall officiating. Burial will follow at Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee, N.C. Memorials may be made to Rowan County Hospice, 825A West henderson Street, Salisbury, N.C. 28144 or Cooleemee United Methodist Church, c/0 W.R. Gales, P.O. box 428 Cooleemee, N.C. 27014. Davie Funeral Service, LLC will be serving the Vogler family. 

WATKINS
Mr. Bonnie Harper (Jack) Watkins, 91, of Winston-Salem, died Thursday, September 30, 1999 at Meadowbrook Terrace. Mr. Watkins was born January 11, 1908 in Forsyth County to Walter Odom and Mary Elizabeth Harper Watkins. He was a charter member of Parkway Baptist Church and was retired from RJR Tobacco Co. after 47 1/2 years of service. Mr. Watkins was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Irene Heggie. Surviving are a daughter, JoAn Willard and husband, Bill of Winston-Salem; a son, Rev. W. Eugene Watkins and wife, Marilyn of Kure Beach, N.C.; eight grandchildren, Rev. Michael Willard of Kernersville, N.C., David Willard of Cabot, Arkansas, Daniel Willard of Hatteras, N.C., Bonnie Clemments of Newport, N.C., Jim Willard of Watauga, Texas, Barry Watkins of Wendell, N.C., Michelle Watkins, and Chris Watkins both of Wilmington, N.C.; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel by Rev. W. Michael Willard and Rev. Steve Clayton. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, October 1, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek. 

WATKINS
Mr. Russell J. Watkins, 96, of Ooltewah, Tenn., formerly a long-time resident of Winston Summit Apartments, died Tuesday evening, September 28, 1999. A native of North Wilkesboro, N.C., he spent most of his life in the Winston-Salem area. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from Hanes Knitting Mill, (now known as Sara Lee Knitting) in Winston-Salem with forty-one years of service. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Winston-Salem. He has spent the last three years of his life in Ooltewah, Tenn. with his daughter. Mr. Watkins was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Georgie Butner Watkins, and one son, James Lester Watkins of Mt. Airy, N.C. Survivors include his daughter, Annie Mae Watkins Tripp of Ooltewah; one son, Harold Gray Watkins of Winston-Salem; one brother-in-law, Roy E. Butner of Winston-Salem; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Saturday, October 2, 1999 at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery in Tobaccoville with Rev. J. Marion Rector officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, October 1, 1999 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel.

WELBORN
HARMONY -- Mr. Manuel Kdon Welborn, 61, of 138 Highland Point Ave., Harmony, N.C., died Saturday, October 2, 1999 at his home. He was born February 16, 1938 to the late John Robert and Victoria Mathis Welborn. He was a truck driver for UNICON Concrete in Statesville and a member of Hunting Creek Friends Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Welborn was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda K. Welborn in July, 1991. He is survived by his fiancee of 20 years, Willa Dean Combs; one daughter, Vickie (David) Schneider of Harmony; two sons, Michael Welborn and Tony Welborn, both of Harmony; four grandchildren, Amy and Dale Schneider, Jaclyn Crosby, and Jason Grimm; one great grandchild, Kaylee Crosby; two sisters, Mrs. Sheloma W. Johnson of Ronda and Mrs. Lois W. Clay of Richmond, Va.; four brothers, Arlen L. Welborn of Harmony, Robert Lee Welborn of Hamptonville, Lenny Ray Welborn of Union Grove, and Royce Welborn of Hamptonville; and his fiancee's daughters, Sherry Combs Mohler and Gloria Summers, both of Union Grove. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 5 at Hunting Creek Friends Church by Rev. Milton Jordan and Rev. Glenn Crews. The body will lie in state thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday at Gentry Family Funeral Service, US Hwy 601N, Yadkinville. 

WALLACE
Mr. James ''Jimmie'' Wallace, 71, of Winston-Salem, formerly of Chicago, Ill., died Thursday, October 7, 1999. He was the beloved husband of Martha; loving father of two sons, James Glenn (Alicia Wallce and Robert T. (Barbara) Wallce; loving brother of two sisters, Margaret (Geoff) Mansfield and Eleanor (Chris) Towle; and brother of Robert (Mavis) Wallace. A friend to many he will be missed by those who knew him. He worked in the tool and die industry for the last 50 years, most recently at Stratford Tool and Die, and was a long time member of Wright's Grove Lodge 779. There will be a private service at a later date. The family asks that you remember Jimmie with acts of kindness toward others. 

WARNER
Mrs. Frances Parks Warner, 83, of Winston-Salem, passed away Thursday, October 7, 1999 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born April 7, 1916 in Surry County to Roy and Esther Nance Parks. Mrs. Warner was a member of Grace Baptist Temple. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Gail Warner Aycoth of Winston-Salem; one son, Mr. Eddie R. Warner of the home; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Martin and Mrs. Grace Lemons both of Winston-Salem. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Parklawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ed Sears officiating. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C S. Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. 

WARREN 
YADKINVILLE -- Mr. James Edward Warren, 75, of 2248 Brawley Rd., died Wednesday at Yadkin Nursing Center. Born June 6, 1924 in Yadkin County he was a son of the late Thomas Franklin Warren and Permelia James Warren. He was a cattle farmer. Survivors include one sister, Ethel Warren of Yadkinville; two nieces, Mrs. Dorothy Vestal and Mrs. Peggy Spear; and one nephew, Thomas Warren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Ray Warren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 1999 at Mackie-Gentry Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Joe McCollum and Brother Hugh Joyner officiating. Burial will follow in the Deep Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening (Thursday) from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Mackie-Gentry Funeral Home. 

WILSON
CAERLEON, WALES -- Peacefully, in Caerleon, Wales, R.L. (Bob) Wilson, 89, passed away on September 30, 1999. Much beloved by his wife, Peggy; his daughter, Margaret and her family, David, Ben, and Stephen (Bo) Blizard, fomerly of Winston-Salem, now residing in State College, Pennsylvania. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

SLOAN
Faye Mills Sloan, 90, died Thursday, October 7, 1999 in Springwood Care Center in Winston-Salem. She was born in Alexander County on February 2, 1909 to the late Thomas R. and Martha C. Price Mills. She was a homemaker and volunteered at the former Alexander County Hospital. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Taylorsville. She was also a member of the Taylorsville Garden Club and the Sewing Club. In 1927 she married James M. Sloan who preceded her in death in 1986. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Henkle Mills and an infant son, Thomas Fulton Sloan. Survivors include three daughters, Doris S. Icenhour and husband, Asa of Winston-Salem, Joan S. Blankenship and husband, Mack of Greensboro, and Shirley S. Allen and husband, Don of Tobaccoville; one sister, Mrs. Willie Finncannon; eleven grandchildren, Debbie Tucker, Sandy Shelton, Kim Reich, Jamie Isenhour, Jan Isenhour, Mack B. Blankenship III, Mark Blankenship, Malinda Lentz, Paige Russell, Angie May and Beth Davis; and eleven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 9, 1999 from noon until 12:30 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Service. A graveside service will follow in the Taylorsville City Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. and will be conducted by Dr. Charles Hutchens. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 157, Taylorsville, N.C. 28681 or to Hospice of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, N.C. 28681. 

STUDEVENT
MOCKSVILLE -- Clyde Roosevelt Studevent, 85, of Campbell Road, Mocksville, passed on Thursday morning at the Forsyth Memorial Hospital after an illness of two weeks. Mr. Studevent was born on September 5, 1914 in Davie County, N.C. to the late William ''Asbury'' Studevent and Angeline Gaither Studevent. He was educated in the Davie County School System. Of the many goals Mr. Studevent had, he was a Star Route Mail Carrier for 33 years in Davie County, and was Co-founder and Licensed Funeral Director for the Morrison-Studevent Funeral Homes of Lexington and Mocksville. Mr. Studevent was a member of Corinthian Lodge #17, Mocksville, Order of the Eastern Star, Davie County Education Union, and life member of the Piedmont District Funeral Directors Association. His spiritual life was with Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Hamptonville, where he served as Deacon of the church as well as Sunday school teacher. He is survived by his wife, Cora Lee Blackburn Studevent of the home; one son, Clyde (Willie) Studevent, Jr. of Mocksville; one granddaughter, Gina (Jerome) Reid of Greensboro; one great-grandchild, Joshua White also of Greensboro. Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Mr. Clyde R. Studevent, Sr., will be conducted on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Hamptonville. The Rev. Walter Tidline will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full masonic rites. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 7-8 p.m. in the Chapel of the Morrison-Studevent Funeral Home in Mocksville. At other times the family will be at the home of the son on Campbell Road, Mocksville. Morrison-Studevent Funeral Directors are serving the family of Mr. Clyde Roosevelt Studevent, Sr. (MORRISON STUDEVENT) 

VESTAL
JONESVILLE -- Mr. Colonel Martin ''Bob'' Vestal, 73, of Swan Creek Road, Jonesville, died Tuesday, October 5, 1999 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident which also involved the death of his brother, Vertle Jones Vestal. He was born June 14, 1926 in Yadkin County to the late Harrison and Charity Pinnix Vestal. He was retired from Brendles, Inc. and was an ordained minister. Mr. Vestal was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Vestal and Coy Vestal. Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Jo Laffoon Vestal of the home; two daughters, Sandra (Bill) Groce of Yadkinville and Cheryl (Rick) Bledsoe of Jonesville; one sister, Pansy Nations of Jonesville; four brothers, Fred Vestal, Worth Vestal, Alton Vestal all of Jonesville, and Elmer Vestal of Hamptonville; four grandchildren, Joey Groce, Tracy (Rick) Anglin, Ryan Bledsoe, and Erin Bledsoe; and one great-grandchild, Allie Anglin. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 1999 at Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Mark Elmore, the Rev. Flake Mason, and Tehren Swaim. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors by District 11 Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 2178 Bethel Road, Ronda, N.C. 28670. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Jonesville is serving the Vestal family. 

VESTAL
JONESVILLE -- Mr. Vertle Jones Vestal, 76, of Armstrong Road, Jonesville, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident that also involved the death of his brother, Colonel Martin ''Bob'' Vestal. He was born September 26, 1923 in Yadkin County to the late Harrison and Charity Pinnix Vestal. He was retired from Hanes Dye & Finish in Winston-Salem. Mr. Vestal was an executive member of T.P.A. He had a hobby of flying and was a member of the Blue Ridge Flying Club. Mr. Vestal was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and a faithful choir member. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Vestal and Coy Vestal. Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Bobby Laffoon Vestal of the home; two daughters, Janice Shields and Jamie Davis both of Jonesville; one son, Michael (Kathi) Vestal of Pilot Mountain; a sister, Pansy Nations of Jonesville; four brothers, Fred Vestal, Worth Vestal, and Alton Vestal all of Jonesville, and Elmer Vestal of Hamptonville; and four grandchildren, Shannon Davis, Scottie Shields, Teresa Vestal, and Kimberly Vestal. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 1999 at Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Mark Elmore, Rev. Flake Mason, and Tehren Swaim will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors by District 11 Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 2178 Bethel Road, Ronda, N.C. 28670. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Jonesville is serving the Vestal family. 


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