Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Hildred Cash 
ROXBORO -- Hildred Cash, 78, of 588 Fountaine Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at the Person Memorial Hospital. He was a Granville County native. 
He attended the Granville County Schools.  
Surviving are his wife, Mary J. Cash of the home; daughter, Loraine Cash of the home; son, Hildred Cash of Oxford; two sisters, Evelyn Hill of  Whiteville and Lelia Royster of Butner; three brothers, Robert L. Cash and Linwood Cash, both of Durham, and Abraham Cash of Baltimore, Md.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Betts & Son Chapel by the Rev. George Bullock. Burial will follow in the  Meadowview Memorial Park.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Betts & Son Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at the residence of his sister, 615 12th St., Butner. 
Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home of Oxford.  
  

Lawrence A. Colville 

BUTNER -- Lawrence A. Colville, 73, of 203 East “C” St., died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at his home. He was a Cumberland County native and the son of the late Robert H. and Emily Brock Colville.  
He was a member of Butner Presbyterian Church and was retired from John Umstead Hospital.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Butner Presbyterian Church by the Rev. James Grubbs and Dr. David Vellenga. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.  
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Mary “Betty” Morris Colville of the home; three daughters, Darlene Colville Brogden of Butner, Delois Colville West of Chapel Hill and Mary Anne Colville of Oxford; one brother, William Colville of Durham; and four grandchildren.  
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Triangle Hospice, 1804 Martin Luther Parkway, Suite 112, Durham, N.C. 27707.  
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home Inc.  
  

James R. Mitchell 

KITTRELL -- James Redic Mitchell, 88, a resident of 2468 Bobbitt Road Kittrell, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, in a local nursing home.  
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late Lee and Emma Hight Mitchell. He was a retired tobacco farmer and he was a member of the Union Chapel United Methodist Church for over 70 years where he was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class and was an usher for over 40 years. He was also a member of the Administrative Board of Union Chapel United Methodist Church and the Methodist  Men.  
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Union Chapel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim Hines. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.  
There are no immediate survivors. 
The family received friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Monday at the J. M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Wayne and Debbie Kinton at 233 West Hills Dr. 
Serving as active pall bearers will be: John Frazier, Durwood Wells, Leslie Stone, Tim Florence, Gerald Wells and Wayne Kinton. Honorary pall bearers will be all members of the Adult Sunday School Class.  
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Union Chapel United Methodist Church c/o Bryant Wright, 376 N. Chavis Rd., Kittrell, NC 27544. 
Arrangements are by the J. M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Edward White 

CREEDMOOR -- Edward White, 80, of 3552 Walters Road, Creedmoor, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at Duke University Medical Center. He was a Granville County native.  
He was a member of the Union A.M.E. Zion Church where he served on the Men’s Willing Working Club, was a Sunday school teacher, and was a member of the male chorus and senior choir. 
Surviving are his wife, Beatrice White of the home; son, Edward White Jr. of the home; two daughters, Alice Peterson of Newark, N.J., and Betty Little of Stovall; one sister, Queen Richardson of Creedmoor; three brothers, Clyde White of Paterson, N.J., Nedom Kinion of Newark, N.J., and Jerry Kinion of Baltimore, Md.; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and five foster grandchlidren.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union A.M.E. Zion Church in Wilton by the Rev. Doc Fuller. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight at Betts & Son Funeral Home in Oxford. 
Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home of Oxford. 
 

Ruth D. Faucette 
HENDERSON — Ruth Dean Faucette, 72, of 1418 Reservoir St. died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital. She was a native of Vance County and was the daughter of the late James Dean and Martha Dean Hicks. She was a lifelong member of South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she was treasurer of the Living by Faith Sunday school class and a member of the Women’s Auxiliary. 
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at the South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Frank Sossamon and the Rev. Wilbert Horton.  Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert Jerome Faucette; two daughters, Shirley Faucette LeRoy of Jamestown and Betty Faucette Collier of Henderson; one son, Robert J. “Bobby” Faucette Jr. of the home; four sisters, Roselyn Cockrell and Ann Howell, both of Wilson, Betty Boyd of Oxford and Margaret Robinson of Henderson; one stepsister, Hazel Norwood of Oxford; two brothers, Thomas “Sonny” Hicks and Ben Hicks, both of Henderson; one stepbrother, Edward Hicks of Ra-leigh; and one granddaughter.  
The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 7 until 8:30 at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home at 1418 Reservoir St. 
Serving as active pallbearers will be Wayne Vick, Morris Batton, Jerry Patterson, James Pendergrass, Ronnie Lassiter, Jack Pernell, R.C. Creech, Buck Rivers and Bobby Parrish. 
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be members of the Living by Faith Sunday school class of South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church. 
The body will be taken from the J.M. White Funeral Home to the church one hour before the service. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Jeannette M. Renn 

DURHAM — Mrs. Jeannette “Polly” Mae Renn, age 84, of 2244 Hillandale Road died at Durham Regional Hospital Tuesday, February 13, 2001.  
Mrs. Renn was a native of Vance County and had lived in Durham for the past 32 years. She was the daughter of the late Charles Ross and Minnie Dunkley Ross. Mrs. Renn was a homemaker and was of the Presbyterian faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lenwood “Red” Renn, and two sons, Bobby Renn and Ikey Renn.  
She is survived by a son, Michael Renn, and wife Madelyn of Durham; two brothers, Fred Doss and George Ross, both of Henderson; one sister, Annie Coghill of Henderson; 2 grandchildren, Mike Renn II and wife Ronda and Missi Lemons and husband Dwight; 6 great-grandchildren, Brandy, Brittney, Brooke, Bridgette, Maddy, Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews. 
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Elmwood City Cemetery, Henderson, with Dr. Gary Byrd officiating. 
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son Michael Renn, 2244 Hillandale Road. Flowers are acceptable.  
  

David J. Scott 

WARRENTON — David Jenkins Scott, 67, of Route 1, Warrenton, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at his residence. He was a Warrenton native and the son of Robert Dinsmore Scott and Clara Estelle Wagner Scott.  
He was a member of the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Ridgeway and was a U.S. Army veteran. He owned and operated Scott’s Antiques in Warrenton for many years.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Chapel of the Good Shep-herd in Ridgeway by the Rev. Thomas Rightmyer and the Rev. Marvin Aycock. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his mother, Clara Estelle Wagner Scott of Warrenton; daughters Lynne Scott Nichaus of Newark, Del., and Laura Scott Bay of Wilming-ton; and four grandchildren.  
Pallbearers will be Boyd Scott, Spence Scott, Bill White, Rob Scott, Thomas Holtzman and Howard Jones.  
Memorials may be made to the Chapel of the Good Shep-herd Episcopal Church in Ridgeway. The family will re-ceive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Blaylock Funeral Home.  
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton. 
  

Ruth B. Vanderford 

HENDERSON — Ruth Bis-sett Vanderford, age 78, of 172 Crowder Court died Tuesday morning in a local nursing home. She was a native of Vance County and was the daughter of the late Gregory T. and Nona Massey Bissett. She was a retired cashier at Saveway Grocery Store, where she worked for 35 years, and was a former member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Frank Sossamon. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
She is survived by one daughter, Lynne V. Crowder of Henderson; one son, Jon M. Vanderford of Henderson; two sisters, Rachel B. Foster of Spencer, W.Va., and Rebecca B. Daniels of Henderson; one brother, Gregory T. Bissett Jr. of Oak Ridge; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 7 until 8:30 at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Lynne Crowder at 112 Crowder Court. 
Serving as active pallbearers will be Kenneth Roberson, Donnie Crowder, Jason Crowder, Kevin Ellington, Ken Norwood and Ellis Dickerson. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.
 

Annie R. Daniels 

MACON -- Annie Rodwell Daniels, formerly of the Pine Grove community in Macon, died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, in New York.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Macon. The Rev. William E. Powers, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are one son, James Harrison of Harvey, Ill.; one daughter, Dorothy M. Francis of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.  
  

Robert L. Mangum 

CREEDMOOR -- Robert Lee Mangum, 87, a Granville County native, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, in Newark, Del.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Grove Baptist Church by minister Tracy Swain and the Rev. Norris Trice. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two daughters, Denise Swain of Newark, Del., and Lisa A. Bobo of Chester, Pa.; three sons, Wil “Mack” Mangum, Claude Mangum and Calvin Mangum, all of Pottstown, Pa.; three sisters, Myrtle M. Suitt, Gertrude M. Green and Evelyn M. Bass, all of Creedmoor; and six grandchildren.  
The body will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Wright Funeral Home in Oxford.  
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Oxford.  
  

Gathon A. Sadler 

CREEDMOOR -- Gathon Ashley Sadler, 83, of 2105 West Arlington Blvd., Greenville, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. He was a Granville County native and the son of the late Luther C. and Tiny Haithcock Sadler.  
He was a member and deacon of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, a retired farmer and a barber.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert Dawson and the Rev. Marc Tilley. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens.   
Surviving are his wife, Irene Newton Sadler; three daughters, Betty S. Moynahan of Greenville, Sue S. Ballard of Knoxville, Tenn., and Lana S. O’Neal of Wake Forest; a sister, Evelyn S. Thompson of Greensboro; a brother, Waverly Sadler of Henderson; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Gathon A. Sadler may be made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 745, Creedmoor, N.C. 27522.  
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home of Lana and Thed O’Neal, 12001 O’Neal Road, Wake Forest.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Creedmoor. 
 

Joel T. Cheatham Jr. 

HENDERSON -- Joel Thomas “Buck” Cheatham Jr., age 76, a resident of 399 Bellewood Drive, died Thursday morning, February 15, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital.  
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late Joel Thomas and Belle Davis Cheatham. He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and was retired owner of Joel T. Cheatham Insurance Co. He was a lifetime member of The Church Of The Holy Innocents, where he was a Lay Reader, a former Senior Warden and former member of the Vestry.  He was a past Commodore of the Hampton One Design Racing Association and was also active in many civic and community organizations. 
Memorial services will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at The Church Of The Holy Innocents by the Rev. Daniel Barker. 
He is survived by his wife, Eugenia Rose Cheatham, of the home; one daughter, Charlotte Cheatham Gnessin, and husband Lawrence Richard Gnessin of Arlington, Virginia; two sons, Joel Thomas Cheatham III  and wife Meredith of Henderson and Bennett Perry Rose Cheatham and wife Susan of Raleigh; two sisters, Elviria Cheatham Jones of Winter Park, Florida, and Margaret Cheatham Williams and husband John Cross Williams of Raleigh; five grandchildren, Fagan Cheatham, Joel T. Cheatham IV, Stacia Gnessin, Stephan Gnessin and Casey Miller; and three great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends at the home at 399 Bellewood Drive. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Church of The Holy Innocents, 210 S. Chestnut Street, Henderson, N.C.  27536. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.    
 

John Richardson Jr.  

WARRENTON -- John “Nippy” Richardson Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Pine Chapel Baptist Church in Hollister. The Rev. Leon Copeland will officiate. Burial will follow in the family’s cemetery.  
Surviving are two sons, Jonathan and Garrett Richardson, both of Warrenton; his parents, John S. Richardson Sr. and Lula Richardson, both of Warren County; one brother, Arthur Richardson of Warrenton; four sisters, Pearlean Richardson and Andrea Daniels, both of Warrenton, Janet Richardson of White Plains, Va., and Sheila Richardson of Macon; and one grandson. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.  
  

Mabel D. Sebastian 

LOUISBURG -- Mabel D. Sebastian, 66, of Louisburg died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, in Franklin Regional Medical Center.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Lancaster Funeral Home Chapel.  
Burial will follow in the Joyner Family Cemetery.  
Surviving are two daughters, Susan Sebastian Faulkner and Carol Sebastian, both of Louisburg; one son, David Sebastian of Louisburg; her stepmother, Josephine Dickerson of Louisburg; two stepsons, James E. Sebastian Jr. of Hamptonville and Zachary Sebastian of Jonesville; one brother, Henry Dickerson of Louisburg; one grandchild; and five stepgrandchildren.  
The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Lancaster Funeral Home, 804 N. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg.  
Arrangements are by Lancaster Funeral Home of Louisburg.


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