Miscellaneous Guilford County, North Carolina Obituaries

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MRS. FLETA K. WRIGHT
1-16-98
ASHEBORO -- Mrs. Fleta Kinney Wright, 79, of 201 Springwood Rd, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998 at Oakhurst Baptist Church. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998 at Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro.

JAMES TIMOTHY WITTY
1-16-98
EDEN -- James Timothy Witty, 38, of 1301 Hampton Rd., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, at Annie Penn Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998, at Wilkerson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a member of the College Park Baptist Church, was employee of CVS. He was predeceased by his father Walter Grady Witty, Sr.
Survivors are his mother, Mary Chilton Witty of Reidsville; sister, Cathy W. Soyars of Ruffin; brother, Walter Grady Witty, Jr. of Greensboro.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at his mother's, 2692 Wentworth St. Ext., Reidsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church, 1095 Shady Grove Rd., Reidsville, NC 27320.

EUGENE L. WILKERSON
1-16-98
BALDWIN, WI -- Mr. Eugene Leroy Wilkerson, 76, of 800 Main St, Baldwin, WI, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
A Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998 at Westminister Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall after the service. Rich and Thompson Funeral Service, Burlington is in charge of arrangements.

ROGER JOSHUA WHITSETT
1-16-98
BROWNS SUMMIT -- Elder Roger Joshua Whitsett, 55, of 5298 Yanceyville Road, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at his residence.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at St. Thomas Chapel Holiness Church with Elder Tyrone D. Hunter and Bishop E.E. Everett officiating. Burial will follow in Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Guilford County, he was a member of Shining Light Holiness Church in Reidsville. He was a former employee of Ford Motor Company in Edison, NJ and a current employee of K-Mart Distribution Center in Greensboro.
Survivors are his wife, Evangelist Pat Whitsett of the home; two sons, Roger Whitsett (Beverly) of Winston-Salem; Derrick Whitsett of Burlington, NJ; two daughters, Robin W. Crite (Steven) of Browns Summit; Dacia Facyson (Garnett) of Pfafftown; one step-son, Gregory E. White of Greensboro; mother, Louise Whitsett of Browns Summit; two brothers, Robert Whitsett of Greensboro; William Whitsett (Chineva) of Browns Summit; three sisters, Virgie Morehead (Walter) of Greensboro; Delores Leak of Greensboro; Correne Whitsett of Browns Summit; four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Hargett Funeral Service.

BARBARA P. VARNER
1-16-98
ASHEBORO -- Barbara Jean Pace Varner, 70, of 5584 NC Highway 134, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Ridge Funeral Home and other times, at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Ezzelle, 5586 NC Highway 134, Asheboro.

FRANCES HUNT TOLSON
1-16-98
THOMASVILLE -- Mrs. Frances Hunt Tolson, 77, a resident of 219 Harris Street and formerly of Myrtle Beach, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, in the Nursing Center.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, in the J.C. Green & Sons Chapel.

ARTEMUS TAYLOR, JR.
1-16-98
CHICAGO, ILL. -- Mr. Artemus Taylor, Jr., 45, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1998, at Chicago, Ill.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Leach Street, Biscoe, NC.

MRS. DEBRA M. TORIAN
1-16-98
GRAHAM -- Mrs. Debra M. Torian of Graham, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
The funeral arrangements are incomplete at Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc.

WAYNE SUDDERTH
1-16-98
Mr. Wayne Sudderth died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home.

HATTIE H. STANFIELD
1-16-98
MEBANE -- Hattie H. Stanfield, 81, of Mebane, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 1998 at Beulah Baptist Church.

HELEN LONG STALEY
1-16-98
BURLINGTON -- Mrs. Helen Long Staley, 80, of 1331 Burlingate Place, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at the Rich & Thompson Chapel, Burlington.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, at the Rich & Thomson Mortuary, Burlington.

JESSE D. SMITH
1-16-98
BURLINGTON -- Mr. Jesse D. Smith, 85, of 310 North NC 87, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at the Chapel of the First Baptist Church of Burlington.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington.

JAMES RICHARD SHELTON
1-16-98
HIGH POINT -- Mr. James Richard Shelton, 94, of Wesleyan Arms died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Ward Street United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Bravender, the Rev. Carroll Upton, and the Rev. Roy Grant. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery.
Mr. Shelton was born April 21, 1903 in Stokes County, a son of James Marshall and Nannie Hutchinson Shelton. He was employed by Burlington Industries for thirty years, retiring in Research and Development. After retirement from Burlington Industries, he worked part-time for fifteen years at International Home Furnishings. He was a member of High Point City Council serving two terms beginning in 1960-1964 and 1969-1971. He was a member of Ward Street United Methodist Church for over sixty years, where he taught the Men's Bible Class and the C.B. Barr Class for a number of years. He served on the Administrative Board, and was a certified lay speaker in the United Methodist Church. On October 29, 1922, he married Elizabeth Flynn, who died March 9, 1993.
Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Lucille and John Cathey of 171-A Old Mill Rd, High Point; and one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jackie D. Shelton of Greensboro; four granddaughters, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Paul Richard Shelton on July 12, 1988.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 E. Lexington Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ward Street United Methodist Church, 1619 Ward St., High Point, NC 27260 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.

MARGARET L. SATTERFIELD
1-16-98
LEXINGTON -- Margaret Louise Satterfield, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998.
A graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Cemetery, Winston-Salem.

JAMES LUTHER ROSS
1-16-98
James Luther Ross, 84, of 216 Erwin Street, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at Moses Cone Hospital.
A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church, 631 East Florida Street. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Park.
Mr. Ross was born April 2, 1913, in Scotland County, one of nine children of the late Luther and Lena Easterling Ross. He attended public school in Scotland County, after which, he married the late Lizzie Mosley and to that union four children, Hampton; James F.; Nina; and Henry; were born. He also raised a god-daughter, Mary Sue Mosley and a god-son, Charlie Frank (deceased). He remained in Scotland County for many, many years, where he was a farmer by profession and served as a deacon and superintendent of the Sunday School at Nazareth Baptist Church, Wagram, for an extended period of time.
Mr. Ross was later joined in marriage to Sarah Jane McKinnon and became a loving step-father to Lula; Mary; Martha; James and Charles. Mr. Ross moved to Greensboro in 1962 and worked in housekeeping with the Greensboro City Schools. He joined New Cedar Grove Baptist Church and served as a deacon there, until some twenty years ago, when his health began to fail him. He was later to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's. The complications of Alzheimer's would lead to the cause of his death.
Mr. Ross is survived by his wife, Sarah Jane Ross of the home; four daughters, Nina (Charles) of Greensboro; Lula (Euclid) of Laurinburg; Mary (Walter) of Hempstead, NY; Martha (William) of Wagram; five sons, Rev. Hampton Ross (Betty) of Wagram; James F. (Sarah) of Brooklyn, NY; Henry (Earnestine) of Greensboro; James (Sharon) of Queens, NY; and Charles of Greensboro. He is also survived by one god-daughter, Mary Sue Mosley of Brooklyn, NY. Additionaly, he is survived by 33 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Eli "Buddy" (Jean) of Maxton; Arbe (Grace) of Greensboro; and Bill of Roland; two sisters, Pearl Cheek of Greensboro; and Theodosha Noble (Rudolph) of Greensboro; a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 to noon on Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization for the study of Alzheimer's.
Hargett Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

CLARA SPENCER ROSS
1-16-98
God saw the road was getting rough
The Hills were hard to climb.
So he gently closed her eyes in sleep
And whispered, peace be thine.
Clara Spencer Ross entered into eternal rest early Wednesday morning, Jan. 14, 1998, at Moses Cone Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 1998, at New Light Baptist Church.
Clara was born in Guilford County, Sept. 11, 1930, to the late McCoy Coleman and Jeanetta Spencer.
She was educated in the Greensboro City Schools. She attended A & T College (North Carolina A & T State University), where she received the Bachelor of Science Degree and Master's Degree in Elementary Education.
Clara joined New Light Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the Rev. S.G. Griffies and remained a member for 55 years. She was a member of the Senior Choir, Missionary Circle No. 2, the Willing Workers, and the Senior Saints.
Rejoicing in her memory are her loving and deboted family, one daughter, Gail Ross Hatcher (Timothy) of Greensboro; one son, James L. Ross III, (Bobette) of Greensboro; four grandchildren, Arycka Johnson Offord; Paris P. Hatcher; Dominique A. Hatcher and James L. Ross IV; two great-grandchildren, Carl Langston Offord and Skylar Kincaid Offord; two sisters, Edna S. Graves (William) of Greensboro; Hazeline Morris of Cleveland, Ohio; brothers, Walter Spencer; Cecil Coleman; McCastle Coleman; McCoy Coleman; and Mason Coleman all of Greensboro; nieces; nephews; and other dear family and friends.
She was employed by the Greensboro City Schools/Guilford County Schools for thirty-three years. She taught at Jonesboro Elementary School, Bessemer Elementary School and Cone Elementary School, where she touched and inspired the lives of many children.
She founded and organized the first International Training in Communication Club (Entrepreneur Club) in 1982. This organization helped train African-American women to become better speakers and leaders.
The crown jewel of her vision of total commitment throughout leadership included membership and leadership in the following Masonic organizations: Nazarene Court #55 Cyrene Crusaders, P.H.A. She served P.G. Royal Princess Commandress: a member of Mannaseh Court #99 Heroines of Jericho P.H.A.; Khalif Court #90 Daughters of Isis, Past III. Commandress and Past Deputy; Greensboro Assembly #106 Order of the Golden Circle, past State Loyal Lady Ruler; Magnolia Chapter #23, Past Worthy Matron, OES P.H.A. She served as Grand Associate Matron and was conferred the Honorary Grand Worthy Matron Degree (Posthumously).
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 1998, at the New Light Baptist Church.
Brown's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GWAN ANTHONY ANDERSON
1-28-98
MADISON -- Mr. Gwan Anthony Anderson, 18, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Perry-Spencer Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

W. ROBERT BIGGS
1-28-98
EDEN -- Walter Robert Biggs, 72, of 914 Willow St., died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, at his home.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Overlook Cemetery.
He was a native of Eden, a member of Kingdom Hall and a WWII Navy Veteran. Mr. Biggs was a retired electrician for Fieldcrest Mills.
Survivors are his three daughters, Joan Burnstine of Orlando, Fla.; Jean Stansbury of Roanoke Rapids; Mary Louise Dupont of Anaheim, Calif.; one son, Sonny Butts of Silver Springs, Md.; two sisters, Jackie Ragan and Gladys White both of Red Springs; one brother, Melvin Biggs of Eden; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at Fair Funeral Home.

WILLIE JEAN MAYFIELD BOWMAN
1-28-98
MOCKSVILLE -- Willie Jean Mayfield Bowman, 70, of 344 Campbell Rd., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998, at Meadowbrook manor Nursing Center, Clemmons, after several years of declining health.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at Mt. Zion Holiness Church, Mocksville, conducted by Bishop James Ijames. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Born June 6, 1927, in Canon, Ga. to the late Sam Mayfield, she was educated in the public schools of Georgia, retired from Davie High School, and a member of the Mt. Zion Holiness Church, Mocksville, and the Deaconess Board.
She is survived by her husband Joseph "Joe" Bowman of the home; daughter, Phyllis B. Bohannon of Yadkinville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 3 p.m. Wednesday, at Mt. Zion Holiness Church, Mocksville.

SUE GATLIN BRADY
1-28-98
BENNETT -- Mrs. Sue Gatlin Brady, 64, of 2480 Bennett-Siler City Rd., passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, at Chatham Hospital in Siler City.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, with the Rev. Kenneth Huggins and the Rev. Hayes Ritter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Brady was a Randolph County native, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Christian Church.
Survivors are her husband, James Lynden Brady of the home; son, Melvin Brady (Debbie) of Bear Creek; daughters, Mrs. Janette Farrington (Warren) of Lusby, Md.; Mrs. Sylvia Ford (John) of Kernersville; Mrs. Pamella Salisbury (Robert) of Cameron; Mrs. Karen Garner (Shane) of Robbins; sisters, Mrs. Ruby Kiser and Mrs. Bessie Deaton; both of Seagrove; brothers, Recil Gatlin of Asheboro; Cecil Gatlin of Seagrove and David Gatlin of Tacoma, Wash.; and 10 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at Joyce-Brady Funeral Home.

KRISTINA CALLAHAN
1-28-98
REIDSVILLE -- Kristina Marie Callahan, four month old daughter of Sunny and Clifford Callahan of 3404 Ashland Road, died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Hooper Funeral Home of Yanceyville is in charge of the arrangements.

LOIS PRUITT CARTER
1-28-98
EDEN -- Lois Pruitt Carter, 85, of 603 Washburn Ave., died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998, at the Brian Center, Eden.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at St. Lukes Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Overlook Cemetery.
A native of Danville, Va., she was a member of St. Lukes Episcopal Church and was retired from Fieldcrest with 46 years of service.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Anna Carter of Ridgeway, Va.; sisters, Alma Hundley of Eden; Maria Vaughn of Reidsville; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at Fair Funeral Home in Eden and also at the home, 603 Washburn Ave.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 600 Morgan Rd., Eden, NC 27288.

LUCY CASSIDY CURTIS
1-28-98
Lucy Cassidy Curtis departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998, at Moses Cone Extended Care in Greensboro.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Hargett Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Elizabeth A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Julian.
Lucy Cassidy Curtis was born April 2, 1910, in Seagrove, to the late Francina and George Cassidy. She later moved to Climax, where she married the late Lester W. Curtis. Lucy was a devoted and committed member of Elizabeth A.M.E. Church for the past 55 years, where she served on the Missionary Board, the church Building Fund Committee and the Sunday School Department. Lucy was a beautiful woman in the Lord, who worked faithfully providing for her family, while also helping various community activities.
She leaves to cherish her memories, 10 children, surviving are Mary Whitsett of Pleasant Garden; Martha Feaster of Greensboro; Gurney Curtis of Las Vega, Nev.; Chloe Elliott of Greensboro; Elizabeth Curtis of Pleasant Garden; Walter Curtis of Greensboro; Brenda Shelton of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Lois Whitworth of Greensboro and Wayne Curtis of Greensboro. She was predeceased by one child, Dorothy Curtis. Also surviving are two brothers, Clinton Cassidy and Elmer Cassidy; one sister, Eva B. Green; all of Seagrove; 31 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, at Hargett Memorial Chapel. Other times, they will be at Chloe Elliott's home, 1301 Cartwright Drive, Greensboro.

ERNEST T. DENNIS
1-28-98
ROBBINS -- Ernest Theodore Dennis, 94, of Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and formerly of Robbins, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998, at the center.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at the Elise Presbyterian Church in Robbins.

WILLIAM H. DIXON
1-28-98
Mr. William H. Dixon of 1900 Lennie Drive, died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, at Moses H. Cone Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Hargett Funeral Home.

WADE "JIMMY" DURHAM
1-28-98
Wade "Jimmy" Durham, 70, of 703 Coronado Dr., died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, at Moses Cone Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery with full military honors.
Mr. Durham was a retired 1st Sgt. of the U.S. Army with 26 years service and served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of New Covenant Wesleyan Church. He was predeceased by his father & mother, Wade E. and Martha T. Durham and his brother, Wilbur E. Durham.
Survivors are his wife, Talmage H. Durham of the home; sons, Darryl W. Durham of Virginia Beach, Va. and Vincent E. Durham, U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville; daughter, Valencia D. Walker of Virginia Beach, Va.; two step-children, Robert B. Hall of Midlothian, Va. and Elaine H. Shelton of Hurt, Va.; brothers, Kenneth Durham of Roxboro; Marion Durham of Lugoff, SC; and Delmar Durham of Greensboro; sisters, Virginia D. Malloy of Greensboro; and Ellie "Polly" D. Goins of Greensboro; and 11 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, at the funeral home and other times at the home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405 or New Covenant Wesleyan Church, Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 16121, Greensboro, NC 27416-0121.

DAVID BRUCE EVANS
1-28-98
RALEIGH -- Mr. David Bruce Evans, 50, of 2324 Stevens Road, formerly of Greensboro, died while away from home in Burke County.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Clifford A.H. Pike, Minister of St. Luke's Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will be in City Memorial Park, Salisbury.
He was born May 27, 1947, in Raleigh, to the late Mr. Bruce T. Evans and Mrs. June Waddell Evans of Salisbury. He was a graduate of Bettendorf High School in Iowa and attended the University of Iowa. He was employed with Reeve-Smith Motor Company in Raleigh. He had worked as a volunteer with the reading program in the Greensboro Elementary Schools and will be remembered for his work in distributing bicycles for needy children, while living in Greensboro. He was a mentor with Citizens in the Schools Program in Raleigh.
Survivors include his mother Mrs. June Waddell Evans of Salisbury; son, Mr. James Evans of Sunnyvale, Calf.; daughter, Miss Sunny Evans of Greensboro; sisters, Mrs. Diana Ricketts of Chapel Hill and Mrs. Lora Evans Morf of Raleigh.
The family will receive friends at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, until time for the service in the St. Agnes Room of St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Other times, at the home of his mother, 503 Sycamore Rd., Salisbury.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boys and Girls Club, P.O. Box 14337, Raleigh, NC 27620.
Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury, is in charge of the arrangements.

MRS. RUBY L. FANN
1-28-98
ELON COLLEGE -- Mrs. Ruby L. Fann, 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998.
Funeral will be 3:30 pm Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm Wednesday at Low Funeral Home.

LOUISE WHITESELL FOGLEMAN
1-28-98
WHITSETT -- Mrs. Louise Whitesell Fogleman, 62, of 714 S. NC 61, died Monday, Jan. 26, 1998, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Apple's Chapel United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Allen Myers, Pastor of the Church, assisted by the Rev. Lester Stanley and the Rev. Jess Montegudo. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.
She was born in Guilford County, to the late Vance Dick Whitesell and Mattie Pauline Chrismon Whitesell, who survives. She owned and operated Louise's Coiffures fro 20 years and later was a bookkeeper for D.L. Fogleman Trucking Co. for 18 years. She was a member of Apple's Chapel United Church of Christ and a former member of the Burlington Moose Lodge.
She is survived by her husband, Dewey L. Fogleman of the home; godchild, Mrs. Jennifer Fogleman Hamby of Burlington; mother, Mrs. Mattie Chrismon Whitesell of McLeansville; four brothers, John F. Whitesell of Pleasant Garden; Dwight L. Whitesell of Reidsville; Gary D. Whitesell and Michael L. Whitesell; both of McLeansville; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret W. Clapp of McLeansville and Mrs. Deborah Case of Gibsonville.
Mrs. Fogleman will remain at Lowe Funeral Home until being taken to the church at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Other times, they will be at the residence.

BEATRICE GASKEW GRIFFIN
1-28-98
Mrs. Beatrice Gaskew Griffin, 85, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, at the Wesley Long Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A memorial service will be held for Mrs. Griffin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 3520 McKnight Mill Road.
Beatrice Gaskew Griffin was born on Feb. 9, 1912 in Edwards, Miss., the daughter of Albert and Ellen Walker Gaskew. She had resided in Greensboro since 1988, where she was a homemaker. Mrs. Griffin was a devoted Jehovah's Witness for over 50 years.
Mrs. Griffin was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, George Griffin and twin sons, George Griffin, Jr. and Jerome Griffin.
Survivors include two daughters, Tina Griffin Bell of Greensboro and Beatrice Kay Griffin of Asbury Park, NJ; a son, David A. Griffin of Atlantic City, NJ; one brother, Lamuel; and two sisters, Liza and Roberta; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces; nephews; and friends, who will truly miss her.
Forbis and Dick North Elm Street is serving the family of Mrs. Griffin.

ERIE W. HAMILTON
1-28-98
GRAHAM -- Mrs. Erie W. Hamilton, 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Rich & Thompson Chapel, Graham.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham.

WILMA S. HAWKINS
1-28-98
ASHEBORO -- Wilma Mae Stafford Hawkins, 85, of 233 Worth St., died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998, at Randolph Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at the First Assembly of God. Burial will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church Cemetery, Colfax.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at the Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro. At other times, they will be at her son's home, Dave Hawkins, 107 N. Main St., Asheboro.




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