Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Mark A. Fields 

RICHMOND, VA. -- Mark A. Fields died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, in Richmond, Va. He was a Warren County native and the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fields.  
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday at Gospel Baptist Church in Richmond by the Rev. Keith Manuel. Burial was in the Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery in Warren County.  
Arrangements were by Harris-Turner Funeral Home of Warrenton and Morning Funeral Home of Richmond. 
  

Annie F. Goss 

CREEDMOOR -- Annie Forsythe Goss, 82, of 2579 Lyons Station Road, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000, at her home. She was a Franklin County native, the daughter of the late Sam P. and Callie Taylor Forsythe and the widow of Harvey Goss.  
She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and was retired from John Umstead Hospital.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Revs. Willis Herman and Chris Huffman. Burial will follow in Carolina Memorial Gardens.  
Surviving are a daughter, Yvette Goss Davis of Creedmoor; two grandchildren; three sisters, Lela Green of Roseville, Pauline Barrett of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Evelyn Finch of Bunn, Frances Dugger of Tocoma, Wash.; two brothers, William T. Forsythe of Franklinton and Buddy Forsythe of Roanoke Rapids.  
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Creedmoor. 
  

Steven M. Hayes 

OXFORD -- Steven Michael Hayes, 16, of 4682 Harper Renn Road, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Duke Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Aug. 18.  
He was a native of Durham County and a member of Providence Baptist Church.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford in Oxford with the Rev. Bill Starnes officiating. Burial will be in South Granville Medical Gardens.  
Surviving are his father and step-mother, Mike and Cheyenne Allgood Hayes; his mother, Cathy Cates Hayes of Henderson; one sister, April Hayes of Oxford; two half-sisters, Gaby and Holly Acosta; two half-brothers, Jesse and Luke Acosta, all of Henderson; a stepbrother, Levin Scott Daniel of Wake Forest; paternal grandmother, Beatrice Hayes of Oxford; maternal grandparents, Walter and Betsy Cates of Durham.  
Visitation was held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.  
Pallbearers will be friends Billy Spain, Michael Humphries, Jason Lunsford, Neil Wood, T.J. DeClue, and Steve Breedlove.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Oxford. 
  

Claude M. Robinson II 

Claude Marshall Robinson, II, age 93, a former resident of the Ruin Creek Road, died Thursday morning in a local nursing home. 
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late Claude Marshall Robinson, Sr. and Emma Brame Robinson. He was the widower of Ruth Carter Robinson. 
He was retired from Bowers and Burroughs Oil Company where he worked for 30 years, a member of the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church where he was a former Deacon and Elder, member of the Adult Sunday School Class, and Men Of The Church. 
Funeral services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Cam Ford and the Rev. Frank Sossamon. Burial followed in the church cemetery. 
He is survived by one daughter, Barbara R. Burwell of Oxford; one son, Clyde T. Robinson, Sr., of Henderson; seven grandchildren, C. T. Roberson, Jr., Vickie Ball, Randy Moody, Steve Moody, Scott Burwell, Eugene Burwell, and Kimberly Lester, twelve great-grandchildren, Morgan Roberson, Justin Roberson, Colin Roberson, Randall Ball, Ryan Ball, Jennifer Moody, Christy Moody, David Moody, Cathy Moody White, Tori Burwell, Dustin Burwell, and Jeremy Burwell, two great great grandchildren, Emma Lee Moody, Aaron Moody. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Emma Frances Moody. 
The family received friends Friday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they were at the home of Clyde and Virginia Robinson at 1650 Ruin Creek Road. 
Serving as active pall bearers were his grandsons and great grandsons. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 

Hattie B. Dees 
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hattie B. Dees, 67, of 1503 Underwood St. N.W., Washington, D.C., died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000. She was a native of Wake Forest.  
Surviving are her husband, Arthur R. Dees Jr.; three sons, Arthur R. Dees III, Michael A. Dees and Reginald J. Dees; one daughter, Elizabeth A. Daly; one sister, Clara M. Evans; and four grandchildren.  
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Huntsville Baptist Church, officiated by the R.N. Holloway. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Services are being entrusted to Betts & Son Funeral Home of Oxford. 
  

George C. Hicks Jr.  

HENDERSON -- George C. Hicks Jr., 53, of 429 Owen St., died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Vance County native. 
He was a veteran.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wright Funeral Home in Henderson by the Rev. John Durham. Burial will follow in Ilong Baptist Church Cemetery in Granville County.  
Surviving are one daughter, Sandy F. Adams of Henderson; one sister, Fannie Mae Grooms of Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; two brothers, Horace Hicks of Durham and Charles Hicks of the home; and three grandchildren.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home of Henderson and at other times at the residence of Sandy F. Adams, 403 Island Creek Estates Road. 
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Henderson. 
  

Lee R. Moore 

HENDERSON -- Lee Roy Moore, 78, of 1214 Anne St., Henderson, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Guilford County native and the son of the late Troy Lee and Claudia Dudley Moore.  
He was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired from the Air Force as a technical sergeant, with 20 years service. He was a member of City Road United Methodist Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans.  
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Flowers Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Danielle A. Kirkland. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Helen Lowry Moore; two daughters, Patricia M. Vaughan of Henderson and Jacqueline M. Goheen of Joplin, Mo.; two sons, Michael L. Moore of Bellevue, Wash., and James L. Moore of Charleston, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home.  
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be U.J. Parrott, Thomas Breedlove, George Grissom, Jimmy Adams, Donald Gupton, Charles Chewning, Butch Pridgen and Scott Hughes.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to City Road United Methodist Church, c/o Allene Brummitt, P.O. Box 1212, Henderson, N.C. 28536.  

Sprig Alston 
WARRENTON -- Sprig Alston, 84, of Warrenton, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Arcola. The Rev. Will C. Tabron, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Bessie Carter Alston, of the home; five daughters, Joyce Brown and Patricia Richardson, both of Arcola, Christeen Williams of Lickskillett, Della Alston of Warrenton, and Stacey Williams of Norlina; four sons, James of Arcola, Milton of Norlina, Nelson of Arcola, and Tracey of Hollister; and Carrie Conquest, both of Warrenton; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton. 
  

Lee R. Moore 

HENDERSON -- Lee Roy Moore, 78, of 1214 Anne St., Henderson, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Guilford County native and the son of the late Troy Lee and Claudia Dudley Moore.  
He was a U.S. Army and Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired from the Air Force as a technical sergeant, with 20 years service. He was a member of City Road United Methodist Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans.  
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Flowers Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Danielle A. Kirkland. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Carey Baptist Church Cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Helen Lowry Moore; two daughters, Patricia M. Vaughan of Henderson and Jacqueline M. Goheen of Joplin, Mo.; two sons, Michael L. Moore of Bellevue, Wash., and James L. Moore of Charleston, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home.  
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be U.J. Parrott, Thomas Breedlove, George Grissom, Jimmy Adams, Donald Gupton, Charles Chewning, Butch Pridgen and Scott Hughes.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to City Road United Methodist Church, c/o Allene Brummitt, P.O. Box 1212, Henderson, N.C. 27536. 
  

Dora L. Orr 

HENDERSON -- Dora Locke Orr, 77, of 568 Wayview Road, Henderson, died Tuesday, August 22, 2000, at her home.  
A native of Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph W. and Bessie Biggs Locke. She was the widow of Wilbur Wilson Orr.  
Mrs. Orr was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse, with more than thirty years at Maria Parham Hospital. She was a member of North Henderson Baptist Church, and the Lottie Williams Sunday School Class.  
Funeral services will be held Friday, at 11 a.m., at North Henderson Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. John Hines Adams, Sr. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.  
Surviving are two sons, James W. Orr, and wife, Ersie, of San Antonio, Texas, and David W. Orr, of Henderson; a sister, Kay L. House, of Henderson; a half-brother, Tommy Locke, of Butner, N.C.; two grandchildren, Eric Orr and Sean Orr; and one great-grandchild, Jade Orr.  
The family will receive friends this evening, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home.  
The Deacons of North Henderson Baptist Church will serve as active pallbearers.  
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 N. Garnett Street, Henderson, N.C. 
  

Gregory D. Short 

RALEIGH -- Gregory Davis Short, age 39, a resident of  6644-K Lake Hill Drive, died Tuesday at his home. 
He was a native of Wake County, but was reared in Halifax County, and was the son of William and Nancy Davis Short of Laurinburg.  He was a 1983 Graduate of N.C. State University. He was employed by WLFL-TV 22 in Raleigh as an Audio Engineer. 
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John M. Hackworth.  Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
In addition to his parents, there are no immediate survivors. 
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home.  At other times they will be at the home of his aunt, JoAn Burroughs, at 1579 Graham Ave. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Nettie Walker 

NORLINA -- Nettie Packard Vaughan Walker, 82, of Warren Hills Nursing Center, formerly of Norlina, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000, at Community Memorial Healthcenter.  
She was a Warren County native and the daughter of the late Charlie  Vaughan and Neta Paschall Vaughan.  
She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at Blaylock Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.  
Surviving are her husband, Walter Wood Wilson Walker; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.


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