Miscellaneous Haywood County, North Carolina Obituaries - 2000

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Betty S. Cox
Bookkeeper
Betty Ruth Sowell Cox, 71, of 98 Meadow View Circle, Waynesville, died Sunday, Jan. 16, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Crowell, Texas, she was the daughter of the late James. B. and Carrie Bell Edwards Sowell. She was a bookkeeper for Barfield Instrument Co. and Walter Kiddie Co. in Miami, Fla., with 10 years of service.
Surviving are her husband of 43 years, Robert D. Cox; one son and his wife, Robert D. and Roxana Cox Jr. of Waynesville; and one brother.
No services are planned.
Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. 

Tom Worley
Retired logger
CANTON -- Thomas “Tom” Raby Worley, 66, of 785 Brady Circle, Canton, died Friday, Jan. 14, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late George Raby and Artie Scott Worley. He was a retired logger. He was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Catherine Fish Worley; one daughter and her husband, Marlene and Carroll Chambers of Canton; two sons and their wives, Eddie and Helen Worley and the Rev. Martin and Melissa Worley, all of Canton; two sisters, Macie Scott and Malinda Lusk, both of Canton; one brother, G. Tyrannis Worley of Leicester; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Long Branch Baptist Church. The Rev. Jack Scott officiated. Burial was in Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.
Memorials may be made to Haywood Regional Medical Center Hospice, 560 Leroy George Drive, Clyde, N.C., 28721. 

Robert E. Gustafson
Retired machinist
MAGGIE VALLEY -- Robert Ernest Gustafson, 76, of Maggie Valley, died Thursday, Jan. 13, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Nassau County, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ernest and Alice Anderson Gustafson. He was a Navy veteran and worked as an automobile machinist for more than 50 years. He was a member of the Model “A” Antique Car Club of Asheville, a member of the Smoky Mountain Region of American Antique Automobiles, a member of the Disabled American Veteran’s Society and was a trustee at Peachtree United Methodist Church in Maggie Valley.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Eva McAndrews; and one brother, Walter Gustafson.
Surviving are his wife, Anna Olson Gustafson; two daughters, Diane Cilluffo of Columbia, Md., and Anita Simmons of Commack, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Garrett Funeral Home. The Rev. David Reeves officiated. Burial was in Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Peachtree United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o P.J. Caldwell, 206 Indian Creek Road, Maggie Valley, N.C., 28751. 

Billie F. Penland
Haywood County native
Billie Frances Penland, 72, of 4233 Pigeon Road, Waynesville, died Saturday, Jan. 15, at Canton Health Care Center.
A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Daniel and Florence Lenore York Penland. She was a former employee of Haywood Distributors and Southern School Supply for 30 years. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are three sisters, Annie Geneva Penland, Barbara Jean Penland and Florence Lura Penland, all of Waynesville; and one brother, David McCracken Penland of Waynesville.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville The Rev. John Healy officiated. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lamar, Bonner, Phil Bright, Calvin Rogers, Henry Thomas and Hugh and Carroll Russell.
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 

Flora R. Ballinger
Retired teacher
LAKE JUNALUSKA -- Flora Etta Rathbone Ballinger, 98, of Edwards Road, Lake Junaluska, died Saturday, Jan. 15, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.
A native of Fines Creek, she was the daughter of the late Sam D. and Nancy Rathbone. She taught at Lake Junaluska School for 23 years. She was a member of North Carolina Teacher’s Association. She was a graduate of Asheville Normal College. She was a member of Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church of which she held the longest continued membership, was a member of United Methodist Women and was a Sunday school teacher. 
She was preceded in death by a son, John Ballinger; four brothers, Gobel, Jack, Dallas and David Rathbone; two sisters, Sarah Higgins and Georgia Liner; and her husband, Edward T. Ballinger, who died in 1946.
Surviving are one and her husband, Betty B. and Ray Rouser of Lake Junaluska; one son and his wife, Edward and Diana Ballinger of Peru, Idaho; two sisters, Ann Moody and Mary Williams, both of Lake Junaluska; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville. The Rev. Rob Fuquay officiated. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chuck and David Moody, Thomas and Kenny Liner, Ken Freeman and Jerry McCall.
The family received friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 459, Lake Junaluska, N.C., 28745. 

Ralph D. McFalls
Plumber
Ralph Dewayne McFalls, 34, of 88 Brook St., Waynesville, died Saturday, Jan. 15, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. 
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of Katherine McCalls and the late Earl McFalls, who died in 1985. He was a plumber and was a member of Calvary Road Baptist Church.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are three children, Mige Hambrick and Luke McFalls, both of Waynesville, and Haley McFalls of Canton; two brothers, Bob Welch of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Jim McFalls of Waynesville; and five sisters, Earlene Crowe of Roan Mountain, Tenn., Jane Crocker of Chesapeake, Va., Barbara Bradley and Maxine Southers, both of Waynesville, and Delcie Walker of Canton.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Bethel Cemetery. The Revs. Lloyd Fish and J.D. Grant officiated.
Pallbearers were Ray Lewis, Joey Smith, Steve Scruggs, Ralo McFalls, Odale Cagle and Darrin Reece.
The family received friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 90 Stiles Road, Canton, N.C., 28716. 

Ethel Byers
Memorials for Ethel Byers may be made to the Clyde First Baptist Church Children’s Handbell Choir, P.O. Box 356, Clyde, N.C., 28721. 

Terry Galloway
Retired lumber grader
CULLOWHEE--Terry Milford Galloway, 86, of 410 S. Painter Road, died Jan. 15, 2000, at his home following a long illness.
A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Wade and Eula Newton Galloway. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Paul Galloway, and a sister, Faye Hooper.
He was a retired lumber grader from Hennessee Lumber Co. He was a member of Wolf Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and taught the adult Sunday School class.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Zephia Parker Galloway; three sons, Conley Braxton Galloway of Waynesville, Randy Galloway of Brevard and Jack Galloway of Cullowhee; a brother, Junior Galloway of Cullowhee; a sister, Lojuan Cooper of Maggie Valley; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wolf Creek Baptist Church, with the Revs. Don Riddle and Claude Nicholson officiating. Burial will be in the Wood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Melton-Riddle Funeral Home in Sylva, where the body will remain until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Fred Christopher
Fred Christopher, 75, of 10 Brook St., Waynesville, died Jan. 16, 2000, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville. 

Doyce Putnam
Doyce Medford Putnam, 60, of Clyde passed away Jan. 17, 2000, at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center of Waynesville.
Crawford/Ray Funeral Home will announce arrangements. 

Tyler P. Inman
Haywood County native
Tyler Patrick Inman, 5, of Waynesville died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. 
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of Darin and Lisa Green Inman.
Surviving in addition to his parents, are one brother, Joseph Inman of the home; paternal grandparents, Verlin and Darlene Inman of Waynesville, maternal grandparents, Loretta Green of Daytona, Fla., and Bobby Green of Poison Cove; great-grandparents, Howard and Bertha Inman and James and Margaret Ray, all of Waynesville; Charlie and Ruth Green of Murphy.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Sunday at Garrett Funeral Home. Anthony Green and the Rev. Michael Chastain officiated. Burial was in Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. At other times the family was at 1045 Inman Branch Road, Waynesville.
 

Katherine S. Alexander
Retired nurse
CANTON -- Katherine Sims Alexander, 84, of Silver Bluff Rest Home in Canton, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at the center.
She was a member of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a retired registered nurse. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry M. Alexander.
Surviving are one daughter, Sara Alexander Flynn and her husband, Jeffrey, of Waynesville; and three grandchildren.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Don Alexander officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Nephews and friends served as pallbearers.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. 

Oliver Suttles
Farmer
Oliver Suttles, 84, of Rogers Cove Road, Waynesville, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at his residence.
A native of Madison County, he had lived in Haywood County most of his life. He was the son of the late Lawson and Cora Lee Gregory Suttles. He was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Keenerville Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Blanche Dixon Suttles; one daughter, Joyce Hendrix of Waynesville; two sons, Wayne O. Suttles of Sebring, Fla., and Bobby Ray Suttles of Waynesville; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville. The Rev. Ray Willett officiated. Burial was in Keenerville Christian Church Cemetery, Madison County.
Pallbearers were Jacky Webb, Steve Milner, Mark Hendrix, Jeff Clark, A.J. Plemmons, W.O. Suttles, Sam Lofty and Roger Hendrix.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to Keenerville Christian Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Lane Trantham, 7180 Meadowfork Road, Hot Springs, N.C., 28743. 

Mary F. Cannon
Flower shop owner
CANTON -- J. Mary Fields Cannon, 97, formerly of Canton, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, at Pisgah Manor Nursing Home. 
A native of Moore County, she moved to Canton in 1930. She was active in the First Baptist Church of Canton, Canton schools P.T.A. and Haywood County Home Demonstration Club. She owned and operated a flower shop, was supervisor of Canton schools lunchroom program, and was secretary to the county agent.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L. J. Cannon Sr.; and her son, L. J. Cannon Jr.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Louise Cowart and her husband, Walter, of Canton, Doris Hughes of Montreal, Canada, and Sarah Harwell and her husband, James, of Barnardsville, NC; one son, Thomas F. Cannon of Tamarac, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Doris Rollins Cannon; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Wells Funeral Home in Canton. The Rev. Kimberly C. Richter will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pisgah Manor Nursing Home in honor of Mrs. Cannon at 95 Holcombe Cove Road, Candler, N.C., 28715. 

Carolyn S. Case
Paxar supervisor
CANTON -- Carolyn Scott Case, 51, of the Beaverdam community, Canton, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at her home.
A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of Mark and Essie Parham Scott of Beaverdam. She was an employee of Paxar, Inc. as a scheduling supervisor with 25 years of service. She was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War.
Surviving in addition to her parents, are her husband of 10 years, Robert “Bob” Case; one daughter, Kyle M. Hullender of Canton; one stepdaughter, Darlene Hall of Hudson; one son, Wayne A. Moore of Canton; two stepsons, Tony Case of Greenville, N.C., and Marcus Case of Morganton; three brothers, Wendell and David Scott, both of Canton, and Billy Joe Scott of Mosheim, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Beaverdam Baptist Church. The Rev. Gene Worley will officiate. Burial will be in Beaverdam Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o David Scott, 43 Sunny Acres Drive, Canton, N.C., 28716. 

Irene W. Kent
Haywood County native
Irene Wilson Kent, 89, of Canton, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at Canton Health Care Center.
A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late George A. and Faye Smathers Wilson. She was a member of Morning Star United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, George Wyatt, who died in 1950; Quinn D. Kent; who died in 1982; and a daughter, Betty Ann Wyatt ;who died in 1940. 
Surviving is one sister, Ruby Fowler of Canton.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Morning Star Cemetery. The Rev. Roger Sailors officiated.
The family received friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home in Canton.
Pallbearers were Charles and Greg Scott, Barry Robinson, Greg Morgan, Allen Adams and Shannon Johnson.
Memorials may be made to Morning Star Cemetery Maintenance Fund, PO Box 1746, Canton, N.C., 28716. 

Pawnee H. Smith
CLYDE -- Pawnee Hannah Smith, 79, of the Upper Crabtree community, Clyde, died Monday, Feb. 21, at her home.
Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.

Willie M. Leatherwood
Haywood County native
Willie Medford Leatherwood, 95, of Clyde, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at Britthaven of Clyde.
A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Howard D. Leatherwood and Rosa Lindsey Medford. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard D. Leatherwood who died in 1983. 
Surviving are two daughters, Dot Morris of Canton and Betty Haynes of Clyde; one son, Jerry Leatherwood of Clyde; one brother, Jack Medford of Clyde; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Garry Rogers officiated.
The family received friends following the service.
Wells Funeral Home in Canton was in charge of arrangements. 
Texie M. Limbo
Texie Mashburn Limbo, 92, of Clyde, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.
Wells Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mary Cannon
CANTON -- Mary Cannon, formerly of Canton, died Monday, Feb. 14, at Pisgah Manor Nursing Home.
Wells Funeral Home in Canton is in charge of arrangements. 

Ted Grasty
Army veteran
Edwin Neil “Ted” Grasty, 64, of 20 Sherrill Drive, Waynesville, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, at his home.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late John W. and Ethel I. Marcus Grasty. He was an Army veteran and was self-employed. He was a member of Barberville Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and James Grasty.
Surviving are his wife, Marvelene Anderson Grasty; one daughter and son-in-law, Tracey G. and David M. Mann of Waynesville; three brothers, Jack Grasty of Maggie Valley, Kyle Grasty of Waynesville and Hugh Grasty of Rock Hill, S.C.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barberville Baptist Church. The Revs. Ned Webb, Jerry Nelson and Claude Conard officiated. Burial was in Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were David, Bobby, Wesley, Steve and Jeff Grasty and Steve Shuler.
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church before the service.
Garrett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Margaret E. Westmoreland
Burke County native
MORGANTON -- Margaret Elizabeth Westmoreland, 88, of Lenoir Road, Morganton, formerly of Canton, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, at Grace Ridge. 
A native of Burke County, she was a daughter of the late William Thomas and Mary Morrison Fleming. She was a graduate of Morganton High School. She was an active member of the Central United Methodist Church in Canton. She was a member of the Gray Ladies of Haywood County Hospital, and was an active member of various civic groups in Canton and Haywood County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Joseph R. Westmoreland.
Surviving are one son, Joseph R. Westmoreland II of Durham; one daughter, Atwood De Wandeleer of Talkeetna, Alaska; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home in Morganton. The Rev. Jack Caudill officiated. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to one’s favorite charity. 

Lillian H. Yater
Swain County native
Lillian Hensley Yater, 86, of Waynesville, formerly of Canton, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. 
A native of Swain County, she had resided most of her life in Canton and Hiawassee, Ga. She was the daughter of the late Cling and Donia Denton Hensley. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of God in Hiawassee, Ga.
Surviving are four daughters, Dorothy Jones of Hephzibah, Ga., Betty Mathis of Canton, Gail Poland of Kernersville, and Cherry Blaylock of Waynesville; one son, Neal Cody of Hiawassee, Ga.; two sisters; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Monday at Crawford /Ray Funeral Home. The Rev. David Odom officiated. Burial was in Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Eddie and David Cody, Matt and Cody Blaylock, Jim Mathis II and Jared Mabry. 
The family receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Western North Carolina Chapter, 3 Louisiana, Ave., Asheville, N.C., 28806. 

Gladys E. Clark
CANTON Ñ Gladys E. Clark, 70, of Crazy Creek Lane, Canton, died Friday, March 31, 2000, at her home.
Wells Funeral Home in Canton is in charge of arrangements. 

Harriet Cobaugh
Real estate agent
LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. Ñ Harriet Cobaugh, 60, of Little Egg Harbor, N.J., died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at her home.
A native Newark, N.J., she had resided in New York, Hawaii, Corpus Christi, Texas, Maggie Valley and Waynesville, before moving to Little Egg Harbor in 1997. She was a real estate agent and officer manager for the Mezzina Real Estate Co. in Little Egg Harbor, N.J. Previously she was a real estate agent for Pioneer Realty in Maggie Valley for nine years.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Amaro.
Surviving are her husband, Barry Cobaugh Sr.; two sons, Michael Cobaugh of Allen, Texas, and Barry Cobaugh Jr. of Sylva; one daughter, Michelle Cobaugh of Little Egg Harbor; one sister, Genevieve Manforti of Mystic Island, N.J.; and three grandchildren.
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. LukeÕs Catholic Church in Toms River, N.J. Mass will follow at 10:15 a.m. Burial will be in Ocean County Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River. 

Wilma S. Mashburn
Swain County native
CANTON Ñ Wilma Stiles Mashburn, 79, of Canton, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. 
A native of Swain County, she had lived in Haywood County most of her life. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lillie Grant Stiles; and her husband, Luther A. Mashburn, who died in 1985. 
Surviving are three daughters, Catherine Chambers of Canton, Carolyn McConnell of Candler and Joyce Smith of Waynesville; five sons, J.P., Terry and Michael Mashburn, all of Canton, Hugh Mashburn of Fletcher and Ronnie Mashburn of Waynesville; two sisters, Fannie Wilson and Gladys Freeman, both of High Point; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Wells Funeral Home in Canton. The Revs. J.D. Grant and David Odom officiated. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.
Grandsons served as pallbearers. 
The family receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Donnie Fox
Teacher/coach
ASHEVILLE Ñ Donald Ray Fox, 49, of 38 Broadview Drive, Asheville, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, in a local hospital. 
He was a 1972 graduate of Mars Hill College and was a teacher and coach at Mountain Heritage, East Yancey, Waynesville Middle School, Erwin Middle School and Cherokee School in Woodstock, Ga. He was a member of Oakley Baptist Church. 
Surviving are his parents, Graham and Faye Gibson Fox of the home; a sister, Vikki Welch and her husband, James of Kingsport, Tenn.; and two brothers, Graham Fox Jr. and his wife, Grace of Florence, Ala., and John Lloyd Fox and his wife, Julie of Raleigh. 
Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. The Rev. Tom Pierce officiated. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery. 
The family received friends for one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the Youth Ministry of Oakley Baptist Church, 70 Fairview Ave., Asheville, NC, 28803. 

James J. Bennett
CLEVELAND, Tenn. Ñ James Johnny Bennett, 58, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Sunday, March 26, 2000, at Cleveland Hospital.
He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.
Surviving are his wife, Susan Ann Rider Bennett; two sons, Larry Dean Bennett of Asheville and Gary Wayne Bennett of Canton; one daughter, Jamie Lynn Bennett of Cleveland, Tenn.; two stepsons, Dewayne Cagle of Clyde and Ray Winchester of Maggie Valley; two brothers, Eugene Bennett of New Port News, Va., and Tommy Bennett of Arlington, Va.; and eight grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville. The Rev. Wayne Sorrells officiated. Burial was in Greenhill Cemetery. American Legion Post No. 47 and the Waynesville VFW Post No. 5202 conducted military graveside rites.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Malvern H. Terrell
McDowell County native
OLD FORT - Malvern Hill Terrell, 86, of New Catawba River Road, Old Fort, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, in a McDowell County hospital. 
A native of McDowell County, he was the son of the late Clyde and Myra Carver Terrell. He was a retired employee of Chatham Manufacturing Co. and operated the Old Fort Discount Center from 1969 until his retirement. He was a member of Old Fort First Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Joppa Lodge 401 AF&AM and Scottish Rite Valley of Asheville. 
Surviving are his wife, Mary Harris Terrell; two daughters, Susan McElfresh of Marion and Anne Raines of Old Fort; a half brother, Jack Sherrill of Andrews; one sister, Clyde Elaine ÒTootsÓ Gill of Clyde; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Fort First Baptist Church. The Revs. Keith Hollar and Randy Melton will officiate. 
The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. 
Memorials may be made to Old Fort First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 10, Old Fort, NC, 28762; or to the American Diabetes Association, 113 Broadway, Asheville, NC, 28801. 
Sympathy cards may be sent to Mary Terrell, P.O. Box 426, Old Fort, NC, 28762. 

Hattie L. Didomenico
Hattie Lou Didomenico, 84, 10 Bradford Circle, Waynesville, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.
Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.


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