Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Susan F. Maitland 
CHASE CITY, VA. -- Susan Farrar Maitland, 48, of Skipwith, Va., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and a devoted foster parent to many. 
She is survived by her children, Elson Wayne Maitland Jr., of Henderson, Donna Maitland Lopez of Skipwith, Va., Wanda M. Magann of Chase City, Va.; foster children, Michael Wayne Maitland, Stephen Michael Maitland, Donna Denise Kerns, Ashley Danielle Welton, Krystal Lynn Gay, Ashley Rene’e Everett, Jason Nathaniel Waters; brothers, Swanson George Younger Jr. of Skipwith, Va., Jack S. Younger of Tennessee; sisters, Peggy Clark of Portsmouth, Va., Helen Claiborne of Blackstone, Va.; mother, Isabell F. Younger of Skipwith, Va.; father, William E. Farrar of Lynchburg, Va.; five grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends at her home at all times.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wood Funeral Chapel at Chase City, Va., by the Rev. Rodney Barwick. Interment will follow in the family cemetery.  
Arrangements are by Wood Funeral Service of Chase City, Va.
 

Mozelle F. Grissom 
KITTRELL -- Mozelle Faucette Grissom, age 85, a resident of 108 Moss Stock Farm Road, and a former resident of 1220 Hight Street, died Saturday in a local nursing home. 
She was a native of Granville County and was the daughter of the late Stephen Francis and Ada Frances Grissom Faucette. She was the widow of Clarence Hunter Grissom and was a homemaker.  
She was a member of the Joy In The Lord Baptist Church and the Ladies Sunday School Class. 
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. L.T. Harris. Burial will follow in the Dexter Baptist Church Cemetery. 
She is survived by four sons, Lewis Thomas Grissom, and Ronald Len Grissom, of Henderson, Donald Glen Grissom of Kittrell, and Marvin Lee Grissom, of Norlina; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends Monday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Donnie and Wendy Grissom at 106 Moss Stock Farm Road in Kittrell. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Martha Mabry Frazier Howes 
February 2, 1933 --November 4, 2000
HENDERSON -- Martha Frazier Howes, 67, of 1708 Peace Street, died Saturday November 4th, at home. She was the beloved wife of Lebert Andre’ Howes, Sr. and resided in Henderson. She was born and raised in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Eva Stubbs and Louis Opie Frazier, Sr.  
Mrs. Howes attended Campbell College and earned her degree in Science from Atlantic Christian College. She taught high school biology for thirty years in Vance and Johnston counties. Her many students over the years enjoy reminiscing about leaf projects and seed and fungus projects and complement on how well her classes prepared them for college. She will be fondly remembered by her students. She was a member of the local educator’s chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.  
Mrs. Howes enjoyed traveling and visited many places. Her favorite place was Emerald Isle where she relaxed and went fishing with her husband and friends. She most enjoyed spending time with her family especially her six grandchildren. 
She was the loving mother of and is also survived by son Lebert Andre’ Howes Jr. and daughter-in-law Sonya Bean Howes of Buchanan, Virginia, daughter Audrey Howes Currin and son-in-law Daniel Gaston Currin III of Henderson, North Carolina and daughter Aimee Frazier Howes of Raleigh, North Carolina. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Lebert Andre’ Howes III, Andrea Lee Howes, Frazier Batten Howes, Christian Lee Howes, Jessica Eva Currin and Daniel Gaston Currin IV. Also surviving are two brothers L. Opie Frazier Jr., and sister-in-law Katherine P. Frazier, Harold N. Frazier and sister-in-law Jane R. Frazier, sister Jackie F. Hoyle and brother in law Wilson S. Hoyle, Jr. and by her aunt Vernelle F. Wagoner, all of Henderson. She will be missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 6th, at The First Baptist Church of Henderson by Dr. Marion D. Lark. Burial will follow at Sunset Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday November 5th, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home and other times at their home. 
Serving as active pallbearers are Wilson Smith Hoyle III, George David Hoyle, Christopher Ray Cheever, Sr., Dr. Harold Nichols Frazier, Jr., Joseph Gary Frazier, Alton Terrance Howes, John Davis Suther and Glen Bruce Allen. Honorary Pallbearers include Dan Doster, Woody Freeze, Greg Scott, Ben T. Holden, Woody Giles, Braxton House, Chan Pittman, and Chris Howes. 
Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to Triangle Hospice, 1804 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway No. 112, Durham, North Carolina 27707 or to the music fund for The First Baptist Church of Henderson, 205 W. Winder St Henderson, North Carolina 27536. 
Arrangements by J.M. White Funeral Home, Henderson. 
 

Ralph Murray 

HENDERSON -- Ralph Murray, age 78, a resident of 431 Waddill Street, died Saturday morning at Durham Regional Medical Center. 
He was born October 17, 1922 in Harnett County and was the son of the late William Thomas and Fannie Oakes Murray. 
He was salutatorian of the Henderson High School Class of 1940; a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served as flight engineer on a B-24 from 1942 until war’s end. 
He was a 1949 Cum Laude Graduate of North Carolina State University with a B.S. degree in textile chemistry and dyeing. He worked in South Carolina for eight years and then returned to Henderson to start a dye house for Soft Spun Knitting Mill, where he retired  29 years later. 
He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, a most-loved Boy Scout leader, and he volunteered diligently in the ACTS program of Henderson.  
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Graham McChesney. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford. 
He is survived by his wife, Edna Freeman Murray, of the home; one sister, Evelyn Murray, of Henderson; a niece, Amy Lee Myrick, of Warrenton; and one nephew, William L. Stainback, of Raleigh. 
The family will receive friends Sunday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home. 
Serving as active pall bearers will be William L. Stainback, Paul Davis Myrick, Jr., Paul Davis Myrick, III, Bruce William Stainback, James Vaughan, Daniel F. Giddens, Jr., Richard E. Riggleman Christopher Vaughan, Jonathan Myrick, and Philip B. Giddens. 
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, N.C. 27605. 
Arrangements are by the J. M. White Funeral Home. 
 

Bessie O. Bullock 
STEM -- Bessie Overton Bullock, 95, of 4122 Culbreth Road, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, at her home. She was a Granville County native and the daughter of the late James T. and Lula Caviness Overton. 
She was a lifelong member of Geneva Presbyterian Church and a homemaker.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Geneva Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Alfred T. Ayscue. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two daughters, Hallie B. Travis and Mary B. Jacobs, both of Stem; one brother, Davis Overton of Epsom; one sister, Minerva Ayscue, of Louisburg; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Geneva Presbyterian Church, c/o Frances S. Bullock, 2665 Lake Devin Road, Oxford, N.C. 27565.  
Visitation for the family will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.  
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home of Oxford. 
  

Joan H. Dingman 

HENDERSON -- Joan Elizabeth Harris Dingham, 44, of 189 Summit Wood Drive, Blowing Rock, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in Vencor Hospital in Greensboro. She was a Person County native and the widow of Larry Dingham.  
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elmwood Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Jeff Prewer.  
Surviving are a son, Norman Wayne Waycaster, of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Faye C. Hull, of Escondido, Calif., Carol O. Satterwhite and Izona W. Smith, both of Henderson; and a brother, Cleve Dallas Oakley.  
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.  
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home of Henderson. 
  

Rev. Ivery C. Mason 

HENDERSON -- The Rev. Ivery Carr Mason, age 76, a resident of 416 Mitchell Street, died Monday morning at the Durham VA Hospital.  
He was a native of Harnett County and was the son of the late Arthur William and Mazzie Jarman Mason. He was a Veteran of World War II having served in the Army, a retired farmer, a former employee of Harriett & Henderson Yarns, Inc., where he worked for 29 years, and was an evangelist preacher.  He was a Member of the Hair’s Chapel Holiness Church in Linden, N.C. and the Trent River Freewill Holiness Association.  
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Earl Swinson and the Rev. James Terry. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Clark Mason, of the home; two step-daughters, Robin Matthews and Tammy Horton, both of Henderson, two step-sons, Bruce Ayscue and Roger Ayscue, both of Henderson;five sisters, Mary Reaves of Dunn, Mae Guin of Linden, Jerlene Adams of Four Oaks, Grace Evans of Louisburg, and Jeanette Tart of Epsom; two brothers, Garner Mason of Spring Lake and Pervis Mason of Buies Creek; and two stepgrandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Carl Allen Mason, and two brothers, Roy Mason and Stedman Mason. 
The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the homeat 415 Mitchell Street. 
Serving as active pallbearers will be Robbie Horton, Phillip Murray, Robert Frazier, Tyrone Tart, Scott Matthews, Ashley Murray, Steve Lyles, and Bruce Harp.  
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Queen K. Robertson 

OXFORD -- Queen Kittrell Robinson, 90, of Oxford, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at the Rose Manor Nursing Facility in Durham.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. today at Huntsville Baptist Church in Oxford. The Rev. Ralph Holloway will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are four daughters, Mary Daniel, Ann Robertson Jiminez, Australia Robertson, all of Oxford, and Pearl Willis of Richmond, Va.; one son, James D. Robertson of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Ruth Kittrell and Sally Terry, both of Oxford; 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. this morning at Huntsville Baptist Church in Oxford. 
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.
 

Wanda Lee Hendricks Nelson 
Henderson -- Wanda Lee Hendricks Nelson, age 55, a resident of 721 Spring Valley Lake Rd., died Monday, November 6, 2000, at Mara Parham Hospital. She was a native of Vance County and was the daughter of the late Edwin Earl and Hazel Tant Hendricks.  
Graveside services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Sunset Gardens by the Rev. Wilbert Horton. 
She is survived by her husband Rowland Mark Nelson, one daughter Rita Darnell Richardson of Warwick RI, one sister Hilda H. Dement of Henderson, two brothers Ray Hendricks of LaVergne TN and Ruben Hendricks of Coventry RI, one step son, one step daughter and two step grandsons. 
The family will receive friends Wednesday at the home, 721 Spring Valley Lake Rd. 
Serving as active Pallbearers will be: Justin Waddill, Christopher Livengood, Ronald Livengood, Dean Livengood, Michael Livengood and Larry Dement. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Richard Perry Satterwhite 

KNIGHTDALE -- Richard Perry Satterwhite, 74, of 1312 Fayetteville Street, died Tuesday, November, 7, 2000, at Wake Medical Center. Born November 3, 1926 in Franklin County to the late Richard E. Satterwhite and Geneva Jernigan Satterwhite. Perry retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer and after retirement he was a self-employed contractor and ran a saw mill.  
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 9, 2000 at Bethlehem Baptist Church Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 3174 Highway 158 Business, Henderson, N.C. with full military honors.  
Surviving are his wife, Marie Hunt Satterwhite; three brothers, Jesse W. Satterwhite Sr., Jack Satterwhite and Steve Satterwhite, all of Raleigh; three sisters, Charlotte S. Hensley of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Shirley S. Gordon of Clayton and Jean S. Faison of Knightdale; and several nieces and nephews.  
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James Satterwhite and sister, Frances S. Poole.  
The family will receive relatives and friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, N.C. 27545 and other times at the home of David and Renee Pope, 1007 Fayetteville St., Knightdale, N.C. 27545.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church in memory of Perry Satterwhite, 8400 Poole Road, Knightdale, N.C. 27545. 
     
     
Nannie W. Williams 

HENDERSON -- Nannie W. Williams, 75, of 117 S. Elizabeth St., died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at her residence.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dickies Grove Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. A.B. Bass. Burial will be in Sunset Garden.  
Surviving are her husband, Henry Williams Jr.; one son, Harry Williams of Kittrell; one sister, Sarah Luck of Chatham, Va.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Wright Funeral Home in Henderson.  
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Henderson.


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