Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Minnie P. Allen 
HENDERSON — Mrs. Minnie Pridgen Allen, 72, of 202 Harrison Avenue, Henderson, died Thursday, June 22, 2000 in Duke University Hospital in Durham.  
A native of Vance County, she was the daughter of the late John Lee and Minda Holmes Pridgen.  
Mrs. Allen was employed by Southern Quilters Inc. for thirty three years. She was a lifelong member of City Road Uinted Methodist Church, where she faithfully served in all aspects. She was Lay Person of the Year for the Durham District. Active in the Durham District United Methodist Women, she was an Assistant Lay Leader. A certified Lay Speaker, she spoke in many churches throughout the area. She touched many peoples’ lives.  
Funeral services will be held Sunday, at 3:00 p.m., in City Road United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Danielle Kirkland. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  
Surviving are her husband, Terry Thurman Allen; two sons, Terry L. Allen, and wife, Martha, of Roxboro, and Tom Allen, of Henderson; two grandsons, Tate Allen, and Mark Allen; a niece, Minda Tedesco; and three nephews, Dennis Pridgen, Edward Pridgen and Mitchell Pridgen.  
The family will receive friends today, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Buddy Aldrich, Alan Daniel, Brian Daniel, Alan Jessup, Butch Pridgen, Dennis Pridgen, Edward Pridgen, and Joe Tedesco.  
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to City Road United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Allene Brummitt, P.O. Box 1212, Henderson, N.C. 27536.  
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  
 
David L. Bobbitt Jr. 

VANCE COUNTY — David Lee “Luke” Bobbitt, Jr. was born April 12, 1957 to the parentage of David L. Bobbitt and Ida Hayes Bobbitt in Vance County, North Carolina. He entered eternal life Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  
He attended Vance County Public Schools and was a retired employee of Food Lion Inc. He was owner and operator of Bobbitt and Son Lawn Care Service. He was a member of Greater Little Zion Church of America where he served on the Board of Deacons. He worked diligently to provide meals and he ministered to the community of the Flint Hill community.  
Rev. J.L. Giles will conduct a memorial service Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Greater Little Zion Church of America.  
He leaves to cherish his memory, a devoted wife, Renee Gulati Bobbitt; three daugters, Shakina Fields (Glenn), Durham, NC, Krishna Bobbitt, and Stacey Bobbitt, Henderson, NC; one son, David Antwoin Bobbitt, Henderson, NC; one stepdaughter, Andrea Cooper (Bill), Atlanta, GA; one stepson, Vic Gulati, of the home; his father, David L. Bobbitt (Mary), Durham, NC; his mother, Ada Hayes Bobbitt, Henderson, NC; two sisters, Wanda Bobbitt Alston (Bobby), Louisburg, NC, and Jannie Bobbitt Lewis (Melvin), Warrenton, NC; three brothers, Ricky Bobbitt, Creedmoor, NC, John Bobbitt (Kim), Atlanta, GA, and Barry Bobbitt (Jean), Henderson, NC; a maternal grandmother, Ada Hayes, Henderson, NC; a sister-in-law, Wanda Roberson, Flushings Queens, NY; six grandchildren, Billy, Xauier, Quadavius, Lauren, Seion, and Tau; and a host of nieces, nephews, and  friends. 
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Henderson.  

Lillian Cheek 

HENDERSON — Lillian Williams Tunstall Cheek, 68, of 70 Morris Wilson Road, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital.  
The family will receive friends at the residence.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service.  

Albert Wynn 

MARYLAND — Albert Wynn died Tuesday, June 20, 2000, in Maryland.  
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow in the Wynn’s Funeral Cemetery.  
Local announcements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home.  

Samuel Mayfield 

WISE — Samuel Mayfield, of Wise, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at his home.  
Arrangements will be announced later by R.H. Greene Funeral Home.  

Mittie C. Higgs 

VANCE COUNTY — Mittie C. Hicks Higgs, 69, formerly of Vance County, died Thursday, June 22, 2000, in Newark, N.J. She was the daughter of the late Elmo and Georgia Daye Hicks.  
Arrangements will be announced later by E.C. Terrys Funeral Service.  

James Perry 
WARRENTON — James Perry, 75, of the Perrytown community, Warrenton, died Thursday, June 22, 2000, at his residence.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at United Solid Rock Faith Ministries in Warrenton by the Rev. Moore H. Bynum, pastor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Leona Allen Perry of the home; two daughters, Beulah White of Durham and Doris Constantine of Baldwin, N.Y.; four sons, James Virgil Perry J. of Newport News, Va., Ronald Perry of Warrenton, Michael Perry of Henderson and Larry Perry of the home; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Alfred Banks of Vacaville, Calif. 
The body will be on view today at Boyd’s Funeral Service, Warrenton until taken to the church one hour prior to the service.  
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.  

Roosevelt Coleman 

HENDERSON — Roosevelt Coleman, 60, of 3368 Raleigh Road, Lot 10, died Wednesday, June 21, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Vance County native and the son of the late John and Mary Davis Coleman Harris Terry.  
He was educated in the Vance County Public School System and was an employee with S.G. Hayes farm for 38 years. He was also a former employee of the J.P. Taylor Co. for many years.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at Young Memorial United Holy Church by Elder Tyler Young, Elder Lucy Waverly and Elder Walter Young. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two daughters, Phyllis Coleman and Gloria Jean Coleman, both of Henderson; one son, Brian Coleman of the home; two sisters, Mary D. Coleman of Henderson and Rebecca Toler of Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends at the home.  
Pallbearers will be friends of the family.  
Floralbearers will be Sabrina Holden, Mamie Holden, Mary Watson, Shirley Jones, Elizabeth Bullock and Constance Drumgold.  
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services Inc.  

Lillian Cheek 

HENDERSON — Lillian Williams Tunstall Cheek, 68, of 70 Morris Wilson Road, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. She was a Vance County to the late Peter Samuel and Dorothy Wilson Williams.  
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Michael Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Hugene Fields. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are three daughters, Earljean Williams, Lillian Dorthea Cheek and Ardelia Tunstall, all of Henderson; three sons, James T. Tunstall, George L. Tunstall and Ronnie Tunstall, all of Henderson; one brother, Peter S. Williams Jr. of Henderson; four sisters, Ruth Heggie of Stovall, Alma Smith of Oxford, Shirley Waller of Warren County, Gearldine Williams of Henderson; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; stepmother, Louvenia Wimbush; one stepdaughter; and four  stepsons.  
The body will be on view one hour at the church before the service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

Mildred D. Lewis 

HENDERSON — Mildred Davis Lewis, age 82, a resident of Rt. 2, Norlina, on the Warrenton Road, died Saturday afternoon at Oxford Manor in Oxford.  She was a native of Pittsylvania Co., Va. and was the daughter of the late James Nathan and Lessie Miliam Davis.  She was the widow of Willard Jackson Lewis, a homemaker, and was a member of the North Henderson Baptist Church. 
A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Highland Memorial Park in Danville, Va., by the Rev. Jimmy Nickelston. 
She is survived by one daughter, Pauline Lewis Henderson, of Henderson, three sisters, Mamie Christianbury of Durham, Martha Satterfield of South Boston, Va., and Margaret Henderson of Keling, Va.; one brother, Nathan Davis of Danville, Va., one granddaughter and one great-grandson. 
The family will receive friends today at the home of Pauline Henderson on the Warrenton Road in Warren County. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.

Harry H. Clark 
OXFORD — Harry Hunter Clark, 79, of 425 Williamsboro St., died Monday, June 26, 2000, at Brantwood Nursing & Retirement Center following an extended illness. He was a Vance County  native and the son of the late Harry B. and Clyde Vaughan Clark.  
He was a member of Oxford Baptist Church, retired co-owner and manager of Seven-Eleven Grocery in Oxford, past Master of Oxford Masonic Lodge #122 A.F. & A.M. and a veteran of World War II.  
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Island Creek Baptist Church Cemetery by Dr. J. Steven Bolton.  
Surviving are his wife, Joyce Forsythe Clark of the home; four daughters, Diane Clark Owen, Dale Clark Smith and Denise Clark Corbitt, all of Oxford, and Julia Clark Atwell of Willow Spring; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  
The family will receive friends 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.  

Pannie Bolton 

NORLINA — Pannie Pearl Mustian Bolton, 96, formerly of Norlina, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, in Richmond, Va. She was a Warren County native and the daughter of the late Ricks Mustian and Ella Perkinson Mustian. She was the widow of Robert D. Bolton. 
She was a member of Jerusalem United Methodist Church, volunteer at the V.A. Hospital in Richmond, former employee of G.C. Murphy, D.A.V., American Legion.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Blaylock Funeral Home by the Rev. Mark Clayton. Burial will follow in Jerusalem United Methodist Church Cemetery.  
Surviving are one son, Bobby Bolton of Norlina; one daughter, Patsy B. Crostic of Richmond, Va.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  
The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at Blaylock Funeral Home.  
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton. 

Thomas J. Hinsley Sr. 

HENDERSON — Thomas Jefferson “Tom” Hinsley Sr., 82, of 218 Southern Ave., Henderson, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, in Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Chatham County native and the son of the late G. Davis and Sarah Thomas Hinsley.  
He was a retired engineer with Seaboard Railroad, where he was employed for 40 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, and the Henderson Masonic Lodge, #229 A.F. & A.M.  
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Sunset Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Charles Cook.  
Surviving are his wife, Gladys Poe Hinsley; a daughter, Cheryl H. Collins of Henderson; a son, Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Hinsley Jr. of Anderson, S.C.; a sister, Virginia H. Stone of Chapel Hill; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  
The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home on Southern Avenue.  
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, c/o Doug Byrom, Centura Bank, P.O. Drawer 1069, Henderson, N.C. 27536.  
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home of Henderson.

Annie B. Hamm 

HENDERSON — Annie Breedlove Hamm, age 95, a former resident of 3374 Weldon's Mill Road, died Monday morning in a local nursing home.  She was a native of Granville County and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie Lee Hayes Breedlove.  She was the widow of C. H. Hamm, Sr. 
She was a member of the New Sandy Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for 55 years, and was a past President of the WMU.  She was also a past President of the former Aycock School PTO, and was a member of the Home Demonstration club.  
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 A. M. in the J. M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Tim Burgess.  Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
She is survived by one daughter, Katherine H. "Kitty" Mabry, of Wilson; one son, C.H. Hamm Jr. of New Bern, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 7 to 8 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home and Wednesday morning from 9:45 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
Serving as active  pall bearers will be Jerry Hamm, Clifton Edwards, Michael Moore, Billy Wilkes, Larry Douglas Bailey, Sr., Larry Douglas Bailey, Jr., and John Trevor Denny. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Sandy Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 1699 Weldon's Mill Road, Henderson, N. C.  27536. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.


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