|Roy T. Bowling
HENDERSON -- Roy Thomas Bowling, 54, of 104 Willow Oak Place,
Henderson, N.C., died Saturday, November 11, 2000 at his residence.
A native of Pitt County, he was the son of Lee Roy Bowling, of Farmville,
N.C., and the late Ruth Jones Bowling.
Mr. Bowling was a retired machine operator with Ball Incon, Inc., where
he was employed for some twenty-six years. He was a member of East Side
A memorial service will be held today, at 2 p.m., at Flowers Funeral
Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Frank Sossamon.
Surviving, in addition to his father, are his wife, Mary Ann Moore
Bowling; a daughter, Kimberly B. Ayscue, and husband, Steven, of Sanford,
N.C.; a brother, Larry F. Bowling, and wife, Penny, of Rocky Mount, N.C.;
one granddaughter, Samantha Renee Ayscue; a nephew, Robert A. Bowling,
of Greenville, N.C.; and his beloved cat, “Mouse”.
The family will receive friends at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children’s Home Society
of North Carolina, 604 Meadow Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27405.
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Scott P. Cooper
HENDERSON -- Scott Parker Cooper, 80, formerly of Jennette Avenue,
Henderson, died Friday, November 10, 2000, in Morehead City, N.C.
A native of Vance County, he was the son of the late James Crawford
Cooper, Sr., and Lucy Parham Cooper. He was the widower of Ellen Self Cooper.
Mr. Cooper was a retired owner and operator of Southern Quilters, Inc.
of Henderson. He was a graduate of Fishbourne Military Academy, and Davidson
College. He was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, having
served under General George S. Patton. He was a former Captain of the local
National Guard Unit. While in Henderson, he was a well-known business,
church, and civic leader. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services will be held Monday, at 3:00 p.m., at First
Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Rick Brand. Burial will follow
at Elmwood Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Geiger Cooper, of Morehead City, N.C.;
two daughters, Ellen C. Moser, and husband, Wade, of Raleigh, N.C., and
Emily C. Boyd, and husband, Timothy, of Washington, N.C.; and three grandchildren,
Jennifer Thompson Doerfler, and husband, Michael, of Chapel Hill, N.C.,
and Crawford Hill Boone, and Kathryn Cooper Boone, both of Raleigh. He
was preceded in death by a sister, Fannie Cooper Gilliam, and two brothers,
James Crawford Cooper, Jr., and Hill Parham Cooper.
The family will receive friends in the Cooper Room of First Presbyterian
Church, immediately following the interment at the cemetery.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Timothy R. Boyd, Michael T. Doerfler,
A.C. Gray III, William G. Thomas, D. Boyd Kimball, Jr., Crawford Hill Boone,
James Crawford Cooper, III, George T. Blackburn, II, and Robert Jackson
Blackburn. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow members of the North Carolina
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church,
222 Young Street, Henderson, N.C. 27536, or Alcoholics Anonymous.
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Thelma G. Lombard
OXFORD -- Thelma Gray Lombard, 78, of Richmond, Va., died Thursday,
Nov. 9, 2000, at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Va. She was a Granville
County native and the daughter of the late Clifton and Annie Gray Roberson
Stevenson and the widow of Edward R. Lombard.
She was a retired supervisor of Keyes Fibre Co.
Graveside memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at Hester
Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Lewis Wall.
Surviving are two sons, Richard A. Lombard, David W. Lombard; two daughters,
Patricia A. Alexander, Cathy J. MacKenzie; three sisters, Naomi Melton,
Ruth Bynum, Carolyn Burton; and nine grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes
Association, 3109 Poplarwood Court, Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043.
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Oxford.
Eddie W. Moore Sr.
HENDERSON -- Eddie Washington Moore Sr., 49, of 1010 Orange St.,
died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at his residence. He was a Vance County native
and the son of Earlene Foster Moore and the late Rev. NeDempsey Moore.
He was educated in the Vance County Public Schools System and was a
retired employee with the City of Henderson.
He was a member of the House of the Lord Holiness Church of Henderson
where he served as a deacon of the church.
He also served as a member of Beacon Light Masonic Lodge #249, and
he was also a Shriner.
He sang with numerous gospel groups and also managed his own group,
The Carolina Southernaires.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Progressive
Faith Baptist Church by the Revs. Benjamin Warren and Brenda Gail Peace.
Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Rosa Lee Moore
of the home; three children, Eddie W. Moore Jr. of Oxford, Carol D. Moore
and James E. Moore, both of the home; four sisters, Geraldine Green
and Mattie Moore, both of Henderson, Effie Burwell of Maryland and Elnora
Davis of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, NeDempsey Moore Jr. and Thomas
Moore, both of Henderson; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Progressive
Faith Baptist Church and all other times at the home.
Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Beacon Light Masonic
Pallbearers will members of Beacon Light Masonic Lodge No. 249 and
Shriners. Floralbearers will be Tressie Zackery, Cherry Southerland, Betty
Haywood, Casandra Lambert, Lorraine Davis, Bertha Davis, Crystal Blacknall,
Chantely Hargrove, Nikki Green, Dereen Green, Angela Burwell and Lucy Steed.
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services Inc.
WARRENTON -- Shakerra Pettaway, 3, of Manson, died Friday, Nov.
10, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the United Solid
Rock Faith Ministries. The Rev. James Pettaway Sr., will officiate. Burial
will follow in the Oak Level United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Surviving are her parents, James and Barbara Pettaway of the home;
one brother, Damian Pettaway of the home; paternal grandmother, Gracie
Pettaway of Manson; paternal grandfather, William Pettaway of Manson; her
maternal grandmother, Mary Helen Spruill of Manson; great-grandmother,
Corine Hawkins of Manson; great-grandfather, Albert Hawkins of Oxford;
and step-grandmother, Dorothy Hawkins of Oxford.
The body will be on view at Boyd’s Funeral Services Chapel on Monday
until taken to the church one hour prior to the services.
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.
C. Vance Harris
HENDERSON -- C. Vance “Fat Cat” Harris, age 59, a resident of 8273
NC 39 South, died Tuesday morning at Maria Parham Hospital.
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late John Ollie
and Jodie Pernell Harris. He was retired from Vulcan Materials, and was
a member of Trinity Church Of Living God.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the J.M. White
Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Willard Faucette and the Rev. Jeff Prewer.
Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Champion Harris, of the home;
two sons, Royall Vance Harris and Michael Anthony Harris both of Henderson;
one sister, Betty H. Russell, of Henderson; one brother, Ivey Harris of
Henderson; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday 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 pallbearers will be Larry Hendricks, Larry Ayscue,
Mickey Sorrell, Danny Riley, Kevin Riley, Tony Smith, Perry Journigan,
Earl Sorrell, Eugene Hudson, Roger Russell, David Russell, Danny Lee Harris,
and Rodney Abbott.
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.
Hilda A. Sparks
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Hilda Alford Sparks, 77, died Nov. 12, 2000. She
was born Aug. 3, 1923, in Henderson.
She is survived by Arthur Lee Sparks or Durham, Joseph Sparks Sr. of
Kennewick, Wash., Deborah Sparks Lee of Durham, Dennis Franklin Sparks
of West Richland, Wash., and Jerry Allen Sparks of Detroit, Mi; seven grandchildren;
and one great-grandchild.
She was a child care provider in Durham and later in Kennewick.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Mueller’s Chapel of the Falls
in Kennewick, Wash. Viewing will be held from noon today until the time
of the service. A grave side service will follow at Riverview Heights Cemetery.
Sallie B. Burchette
MANSON -- Sallie Bullock Burchette, 74, of Manson, died Saturday, Nov.
11, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Burchette Chapel
United Church of Christ in Manson. The Rev. Charlie Leath, pastor, will
officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Orange Austin Burchette of the home; three
daughters, Maggie M. Burchette of Richmond, Va., Rosa M. Hargrove of Henderson
and Patricia A. Burchette of the home; three sons, Henry L. Bullock of
Richmond, Va., Joel Burchette of Henderson and Alvin L. Burchette of the
home; two sisters, Anna Reed and Eller Bullock, both of Henderson; two
brothers, John and Thomas Bullock, both of Manson; 22 grandchildren; and
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.
Mary H. Harris
MARIETTA, GA. -- Mary H. Harris, 100, formerly of Henderson, died Monday,
Nov. 13, 2000, in Marietta, Ga. She was a native of Berea, Ky.
She moved to the Marietta area from Henderson in 1994. She was a member
of Roswell Street Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church
here in Henderson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church,
conducted by the Dr. Marion D. Lark. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Surviving are one son, Tom Harris of Marietta, Ga.; six grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
HENDERSON -- Brenda Lucilla Frazier Kittrell, 48, of 741 Jefferson St.,
died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at her residence. She was a Vance County
native and the daughter of the late Charles Frazier and Louise Christmas
She was an employee of Guardian Care Nursing Home as a license practice
She was a member of Spring Street Missionary Baptist Church where services
will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Revs. Robert M. Burnett, Chad Armstrong,
Cora Boyd and Jimmie Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow in the
Surviving are two daughters, Angelia Kittrell of the home and Altovise
Kittrell of Henderson; three brothers, Charles Carl Frazier of Charlotte,
Andre’ Evans of Winston-Salem and Andrew Evans of Henderson; one stepsister,
Gloria Carver of Greensboro; and four stepbrothers, Leroy Daye of Durham,
James Evans of Maryland, Lewis Evans Jr. of Linden, N.J., and Harvey Wilson
The family will receive friends at the residence. The body will be
on view until taken to the church one hour before the service.
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service.