Miscellaneous Forsyth County, North Carolina Obituaries


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LEXINGTON -- William Herman Sexton, 75, of 268 Jolly Rd., died Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 5:30 p.m. in Randolph Memorial Hospital. He was born July 11, 1924 in Davidson County a son of Henry Walser and Alice Hill Sexton. He was a wood carver with Commercial Carving for 45 years and Modern Carving for 10 years. He was a veteran of W.W. II having served in the U.S. Army, a member of the Silver Valley Civitan Club for 22 years, and past president of the club in 79-80 and in 83-84. He was of the Holiness faith. On April 22, 1946 he was married to Odessa Jarrett who survives of the home. Also surviving are three daughters, Miss Naomi Sexton of the home, Ms. Jerri Bundy of Whiteville, and Mr. Robert (Kay) Embler of Thomasville; one son, Charles Sexton of Lexington; one brother, Ray Von Sexton of Thomasville; three grandchildren, Dwayne Bundy, Candy Embler, and Crystal Sexton Tillotson; and two great-grandchildren, Brittany and Sarah Bundy. Funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Family Funeral Care Chapel by Rev. Lacy Cagle and Rev. Johnny Albertson. Burial will be in Clarksbury United Methodist Church Cemetery with full military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard. The body will remain at Family Funeral Care, 18 Randolph St., Thomasville and the family will be at the funeral home Saturday from 7 until 9 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Silver Valley Fire Department, 2370 Old Hwy. 109, Lexington, N.C. 27292 of Silver Valley Civitan Club c/o Gary Gallimore, 12539 E. Old Hwy. 64, Lexington, N.C. 27292. 

HAMPTONVILLE -- Mrs. Mae Boyd Shore, 75, of Old U.S. 421 West, died Thursday, October 7, 1999 at Wilkes Regional Hospital. She was born May 9, 1924 to the late John and Vetral Walker Vestal. She graduated from Draughn's Business College. Mrs. Shore retired from First Union National Bank with 33 years of service and attended Asbury United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley Shore; two brothers, Harvey and Paul Boyd; and a sister, Ruth Hayes. Surviving are one daughter, Linda Reid of North Wilkesboro; one son, Charles (Jackie) Shore of Winston-Salem; one sister, Ruby (Russ) Spikula of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren, Anthony Reid, Rev. William R. Wilson, Mary Ann Hutchins, and Bobbie Joe Shore; and one great-grandchild, Marshall Hutchins. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Asbury United Methodist Church. She will lie instate 30 minutes prior to the service. The Rev. Daniel Outen and Rev. William R. Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Gentry Family Funeral Service on Little Mountain Road in Jonesville is serving the family. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, Asbury Church Road, Hamptonville, N.C. 27020. 

STUART, Va. -- Mr. Wilbur Robert ''Hub'' Simmons, 79, of Clark House Farm Road, Stuart, Va. and formerly of Greensboro, N.C., died Friday morning, October 8, 1999 at The Landmark Center in Stuart, Va. He was born in Stokes County, North Carolina on May 1, 1920 to the late Robert ''Bob'' Simmons and the late Etta Booth Simmons. He was a member of Minnie's Chapel Wesleyan Church, a retired truck driver, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. In addition to his parents, Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by three brothers, Gilmer, Raymond, and Roy Simmons and a half-brother, Edward Simmons. Mr. Simmons is survived by his wife, Ruth Collins Simmons of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Barry Dillard of Charlotte; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Dale Simmons of Winston-Salem and Mitch and Ivy Simmons of Greensboro; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Cecil Simmons of Stuart; and a sister, Betty Martin of Stuart. Funeral services for Mr. Simmons will be held Saturday at 8:00 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Stuart, Va. with Rev. Eugene Huff officiating. A graveside service will be held Sunday 3:00 p.m. at Minnies Chapel Wesleyan Church Cemetery with military rites to be conducted by the Patrick County Veterans Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Minnies Chapel Wesleyan Church Building or Cemetery Fund, c/o JoAnn Bishop, 598 Salem Hwy., Stuart, Va. 24171. 

NORTH WILKESBORO -- Mr. John Orion (J.O.) Simpson, Jr., 76, of Grandview Street, North Wilkesboro, died Thursday, October 7, 1999 at his home. Mr. Simpson was born June 9, 1923 in Surry County to John Orion Simpson, Sr. and Mae Coble Simpson Joyce. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of North Wilkesboro, an airplane pilot, one of the co-founders of the local Civil Air Patrol, and a World War II veteran of the Marines. He was a retired gunsmith. Surviving are two sons, John Mark Simpson of North Wilkesboro and Gregory Scott Simpson of Brentwood, Tennessee. Memorial services will be conducted 6:00 p.m. Saturday (tonight) at Miller Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John T. Vannoy III officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The United Way of Wilkes, 910 C. Street, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659. 

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. 

Mrs. Juanita (G.G.) Hubbard Winter, 88, of 1010 Trevor Downs Ct., Lewisville, N.C., died Thursday, October 7, 1999 at Meadowbrook Manor. She was born January 17, 1911 in Spokane, Wash. She was a member of Jefferson Church of Christ and the King Garden Club. She retired from R.E.I. Equipment Co. Surviving are two daughters, Jill Powell and Ron of Lewisville and Joanne Wellentin and husband, Pat of Fairfield, Calif.; a son, Jerry Winter and wife, Carolyn of Moses Lake, Wash.; eleven grandchildren, Shannon Daniels, Loyanne Parker, Merida Tronset, Russell Daniels, Ashley Hashagen, Melanie Militano, Erin Hankins, Ellen Armour, Scott Powell, Renee Minor, and Mitchell Powell; and twenty-one great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Jefferson Church do Christ by Rev. Jerry Simpkins. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. The family request no flowers and that memorials be made to Jefferson Church of Christ. Vogler and Sons Clemmons Chapel is serving the Winter family.

PINNACLE -- Mrs. Edith Dull Speaks, 79, of 1416 Perch Road, died October 9, 1999 at the home of her daughter, following several years of declining health. She was born January 8, 1920 to the late Julius R. Dull and Lena Thomas Dull. She was preceded in death by her husband, Uland Speaks; and a brother, J.R. Dull. She lived most of her life in Winston-Salem, and was employed by the Anchor Dept. Store for 23 years. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Linda (Sam) McGee of Pinnacle; one granddaughter, Sandra McGee Hege; two great-grandchildren; Samantha and Michael Hege, Jr. of Pinnacle; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel (Grady) Long of Pfafftown, Mrs. Clara Oates of Yadkinville, and Mrs. Doris (Ray) Hire of Clemmons; two brothers, Mr. Thomas Dull of Hillsville, Va. and Mr. George (Lois) Dull of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at Voglers, Reynolda Road Chapel. Burial will be in East Bend Friends Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Voglers, Reynolda Road Chapel, and at other times at the home of her daughter at 1416 Perch Rd., Pinnacle, N.C. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Hospice of Stokes County. 

KERNERSVILLE -- Mr. Thomas Harold (Tommy) Teague, 82, of 496 Morro Drive, Kernersville, formerly of Greensboro, died Sunday, Oct . 10, 1999 at the Human Service Alliance in Winston-Salem. Funeral services will he conducted on Tuesday, Oct . 12, 1999 at 11 a.m. at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Service Chapel. Reverend Gerald Primm will officiate. Burial will be at Lakeview Memorial Park. Mr. Teague was born on April 21, 1917 in Guilford County to Thomas Hector and Glennie Helen Dupree Teague. He was long-time employee of Cone Mills Revolution Plant and was a self-employed painter. Mr. Teague was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Bertie Louise West Teague in 1984; his second wife, Madge Parker Teague in 1996; and his brothers, James Teague and Luther Teague. Survivors are his daughter, Patricia Teague Swisher of Kernersville; one sister, Ruth T. Willard of Greensboro; brothers, William (Bill) Teague of Greensboro and Roy C. Teague of Morrow, Ga.; grandchildren, Kimberly S. Idol, Kelly Michelle Swisher, and Curtis Lee Swisher, all of Kernersville; and many nieces and nephews. The family willl receive friends from 7 -9 p.m. Monday, Oct . 11, 1999 at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Service. Memorials may be made to Human Service Alliance, 3983 Old Greensboro Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101 or Hospice of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27045. 

BOONVILLE -- Mr. John Francis Armstrong, 72, of Rock House Mountain Road passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at his residence. Mr. Armstrong was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., to the late William Lee and Helen Farmer Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong was a retired supervisor from Perdue Feed Mill and attended Swaims Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy and a past member of the Jockey Club. Mr. Armstrong loved to raise and train thoroughbred horses. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Harris; a grandson, Mark Harris; and a sister, Margaret Keller. Survivors include his wife, Clara Louise Hemric Armstrong of the home; a daughter, Linda Burchette of State Road; two brothers, William Armstrong and Robert Armstrong; a sister, Helen Armstrong Taylor all of Cocoa, Fla.; four grandchildren and spouses, Billy Lee and Melissa Harris, Judy and Lynn Honeycutt, Jackie and William Spivey and Clara and Jimmy Priester; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Mable (Charles) Frietag and Ruth Hemric; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Hodges Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Isaac Hicks, the Rev. John Attaway and the Rev. Stewart Roten. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the funeral home in Elkin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Surry/Yadkin Counties. 

Mrs. Hester Thompson Blassingame of 3015 N. Patterson Ave. passed away Monday evening, Oct. 9, 2000, at The Oaks at Forsyth following a period of illness. She was a native of Lancaster, S.C., having lived in Winston-Salem for the past 32 years. She was a member of Hanes Memorial CME Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, a member of the stewardess board, Missionary Society and the Board of Christian Education. She was a retired school teacher with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system, having taught at Lewisville Elementary and Lowrance Elementary schools. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association. She is survived by six sisters, Louise T. McCullough and Helen T. Blackmon, both of Winston-Salem, Mary A. (Haywood) Stewart, Pauline (Kelly) Benson, Reba (the Rev. Bennie) Stinson and Catherine (Otis) Coffey; a brother, Edgo (Sarah) Thompson, all of Lancaster, S.C.; and several nieces, nephews, other close relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at Hanes Memorial CME Church with Dr. Michael K. Williams officiating and the eulogy being delivered by Bishop Charles L. Helton, Presiding Prelate of the 7th Episcopal District of the CME Church. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. The family visitation will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the building fund of Hanes Memorial CME Church. The family may be contacted at the home of her sisters, Helen T. Blackmon, 2229 E. 23rd St. Louise T. McCullough, 2305 Douglas Hill Drive. (RUSSELL) 

RONDA -- Ms. Betty Jean Lawson Bowers, 56, of Clingman Road died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, at her home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in the Clingman community with the Rev. Elmer Barker officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Ms. Bowers was born Sept. 30, 1944, in Forsyth County to Ernest and Mattie Collins Lawson. She was retired from AT&T and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Amy Shumate of Hays; a son, Chris Bowers of Elkin; a sister, Frances Weavil of Winston-Salem; two brothers, Gene Lawson of Walkertown and Joe Lawson of High Point; and two grandchildren. The family will be at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Saturday night from 6:30 to 8:30. The men of Ms. Bowers Sunday school class will serve as honorary pallbearers. Flowers will be accepted of memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, c/o Dennis Murphy, 4079 Clingman Road, Ronda, NC 28670. 

PINNACLE -- Mrs. Helen Louise Aldridge Edwards, 74, of 1669 Bradley Road, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center. Mrs. Edwards was born in Forsyth County April 26, 1926, to Joseph Ernest Aldridge and Vallie Rierson Aldridge. She was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Boyden Edwards and wife Carolyn, Larry Edwards, and David Edwards and wife Debbie all of Pinnacle; a daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and Chris Lynch of King; five grandchildren, Stephen, Cary, Jamie and Aaron Edwards, and Amanda Lynch; two sisters, Christine (Margaret) Farris of Havana, Fla., and Brenda Marion of Pinnacle; and a brother, Reggie Aldridge of Tangiers Island, Va. Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by her husband, Abel Quentin Edwards. The Rev. Jerry Tedder will conduct funeral services for Mrs. Edward's 2 p.m. Oct. 15, 2000, at Crestview Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Cox-Needham Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mrs. Edwards, 1669 Bradley Road, Pinnacle. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Hospice of Stokes County, P.O. Box 10, Danbury, NC 27016. The Edwards family is being served by Cox-Needham Funeral Home in Pilot Mountain. 

Carolyn Scott Flynt, widow of Charles Watson Flynt, died Oct. 12 at her home, 6330 Baux Mountain Road, Winston-Salem. A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, Mrs. Flynt was born May 30, 1917, in Pfafftown to Thomas Steve and Mamie Wilson Scott. Mrs. Flynt was the devoted mother of three daughters, who survive: Sandra Canipe and husband Chris of Greensboro, Connie Mullinix and husband Steve of Chapel Hill and Penny King and husband Bob of New Bern. Four grandchildren also survive: Lee Canipe and wife Hilary of Hickory, Molly Canipe Lyle and husband Scott of Greensboro, Carey King of New Orleans and Claire King of New Bern. Mrs. Flynt was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16 at Forsyth Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at Vogler and Sons Reynolda Road Chapel. Memorials may be directed to the Charles Watson and Carolyn Scott Flynt Scholarship, Meredith College, 3800 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607-5298. 

Mrs. Kathleen ''Kitty'' Peoples, 81, of Arbor Acres died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000. Mrs. Peoples was born June 15, 1919, in Princeton, W.Va., the daughter of Kyle and Nellie C. Caldwell Cook. Mrs. Peoples spent her early life in West Virginia and was a graduate of Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Va. Prior to the marriage, she was a trainmaster's clerk for the Virginian Railway. Mrs. Peoples was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and was a loving wife to David Stuart Peoples for 52 years. Surviving are a daughter, Signe Kyle Peoples; a son, David Stuart Peoples II of Winston-Salem; and two grandchildren, David Stuart Peoples III and Kimberly Ann Peoples. Mrs. Peoples was preceded in death by her husband, David Stuart Peoples and a brother, Damon Trevor Cook. A private graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 14. Any memorials may be made to Triad United Methodist Home (Arbor Acres), Winston-Salem, NC 27104. 

Donna Lynn Batchelor Santiago died Sept. 8, 2000, as a result of a trailer fire. She was born Nov. 2, 1963, to Pamela and Rick Batchelor of Winston-Salem. Surviving are her former husband, Johnny Santiago; two children, Nickolas and Erika Santiago; grandparents Eva and C.C. Henderson; an uncle, Bill Bedsaul of Largo, Fla.; and two sisters, Bonnie (Chuck) Zopfi of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Rena Bryan and her son, Stephen of Winston-Salem. The family received friends at the service held Sunday, Sept. 17 at Parklawn Mausoleum Chapel. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Parklawn Cemetery. She will be buried with her mother, Pamela Kilgore. 

MOCKSVILLE -- Mr. Arthur L. Scott, 73, of 370 Cedar Creek Road died Oct. 12 at Forsyth Medical Center following six years of declining health and serious illness of several days. He was born in Forsyth County and had spent the majority of his life in Davie County. He had been employed by Cooleemee Cotton Mills and Gravely Tractor Co. and was a part-time farmer. He was a member of Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church where he served actively as a trustee, deacon, treasurer and other departments of the church until his health failed. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and received an honorable discharge. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Mae Cain Scott of the home; four sons, George Scott Sr. and wife Virginia of Mocksville, Henry L. Scott and wife Katrina of Paterson, N.J., Arthur Eugene Scott Sr. and wife Ida of Atlanta and Clifton Eric Scott Sr. and wife Ramona of Raleigh; two daughters, Sarah L. Scott of the home and Shirley Evella Crowner and husband Garry of Baltimore, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Linville officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be taken to the church at noon and the family will receive friends 30 minutes before the service. Graham Funeral Directors. 

Mr. Larry Thomas Simmons, 40, of Winston-Salem died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Forsyth Medical Center, Mr. Simmons was born in Akron, Ohio, on Nov. 30, 1959, to Ernest and Nancy Sax Simmons. He lived most of his life in Green, Ohio, and moved to Winston-Salem in 1985. Mr. Simmons was employed by Carolina Wood Floors. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Surviving are his wife, Leigh Anne Coe Simmons of the home; two sisters, Lori Ann Toothman and husband Kenneth of Morgantown, W.Va., and Lisa Marie Blankhorst and husband Robin of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; his mother and father of Howard, Ohio; and four nieces and two nephews. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel with Dr. Larry Summey officiating. Memorial may be made to ARCA, 1931 Union Cross Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27107, St. Judes Childrens' Hospital or to a charity of the donor's choice. 

Mr. Joseph Franklin Smith, 63, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, at the Brian Center. He was born Jan. 27, 1937, in Forsyth County to Redden and Jessie Culler Smith. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and three sisters. He is survived by two sons, Joseph Lee Smith of Haywood County and Roger Dale Smith and wife Kim of Kings Mountain; six grandchildren; three brothers, Redden E. Smith and wife Velner of Winston-Salem, Virgil L. Smith and wife Jean of Tacoma, Wash. and Ernest Edward Smith and wife Mary of Norfolk, Va.; and three sisters, Virginia Smith Schmitz of Winston-Salem, Janice Gillette and husband Andrew of Michigan and Carolyn Sebastaino and husband David of New York. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gardens of Memory, Walkertown with the Bishop Bobby Cranfill officiating. Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. 

Mrs. Margaret Templeton Southard, 78, of 806 Oak Summit Road died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Southard was born June 4, 1922, to Shirley Braxton and Loray Stroud Templeton. She lived in Winston-Salem her entire life and was a member of the old Ogburn Memorial United Methodist Church, which is now Faith United Methodist Church. She was also a lifetime member of the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Southard retired from Wake Forest University as a librarian after 30 years of service. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Kay Southard and Kathy S. Blankenship, both of Winston-Salem; five grandchildren, Chrissie, Bobbie, Loray, Sean and Brandon; and a great-grandchild, Dakota. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel conducted by the Rev. Gene Richardson. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Faith United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1723 Old Griffin Road, Rural Hall, NC 27045. 

KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Vera Stafford Stafford, 109, of 1720 Highway 66 S. died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, at her residence. A graveside funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Bunker Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Stafford was of the Methodist faith. She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Stafford, and two daughters, Helen Idol and Blake Teague. She is survived by seven grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Hanes-Lineberry, Pierce Chapel in Kernersville. 

Mr. James Elton Tucker, 73, of Winston-Salem, died Friday, October 13, 2000, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home after an extended illness. He was born in High Point, N.C., on May 25, 1927, to Jesse Elton and Linnie Beane Tucker, and grew up in Montgomery County, N.C. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Tucker worked 25 years in the television broadcasting industry, working both at WFMY-TV in Greensboro and WXII-TV in Winston-Salem. He appeared for 13 years as Pecos Pete on WFMY-TV's Old Rebel and Pecos Pete Show. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Bobbie Magness Tucker of the home; two sons, Steven Tucker of the home and Scott Tucker and wife Suzanne of Greensboro, N.C.; a grandson, Samuel Tucker; and his father-in-law, Edgar Magness, of the home. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Lakeview Cemetery in Greensboro, with Chaplain Rennie Adcock officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m Saturday at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. Memorials may be made to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or the National Parkinson's Foundation. 

MOCKSVILLE -- Mrs. Thelma Poplin Turrentine, 86, of Cane Mill Road died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at her residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel United Methodist Church with Dr. S.B. Warner officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Eaton Funeral Home. Mrs. Turrentine was born Aug. 4, 1914, in Davie County to the late John and Lola Summers Poplin. She had been employed at R.J. Reynolds and later Monleigh Garment Co. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Marie Chappell of Salisbury and Kathleen Hatley of Mocksville; a special niece, Pamela Hendrix of the home; and seven nieces and nephews.

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