Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Harvey Alston Jr. 
WARRENTON -- Harvey Alston Jr., 65, of Raleigh, formerly of Warrenton, died Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at United Solid Rock Faith Ministries in Warrenton. The Rev. Moore H. Bynum will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Lucille Bullock Alston; five children, Ricky Alston, Brenda Alston, Rennie Alston, Chantal Alston and Michelle Jackson; nine grandchildren; his mother, Greta Alston; five sisters, Fletchus Brown, Lossie Helms, Lurlene Ellington, Laraine Walton and Melvenia Smith; and two brothers, Elvin Alston and Montellio Alston.  
The body will be on view at Boyd’s Funeral Services Chapel in Warrenton on Monday until taken to the church one hour before the service.  
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.  

William M. Bullock  

WARRENTON -- William McKinley Bullock, 47, of the Oine community died Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Level United Church of Christ in Manson by the Rev. Leon White, pastor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Gloria Hendricks Bullock; two sons, William and Ronnie Bullock, both of the home; one daughter, Ernestine Bullock of Henderson; his mother, Elizabeth Hargrove Bullock of Norlina; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mary E. Bullock of Silver Spring, Md., and Delores Bullock and Linda Ann Bullock, both of Norlina; and one brother, Albert Bullock of Norlina. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.  
 

Maude Alice G. Eads 

ATLANTA -- Maude Alice Gupton Eads, 69, a resident of Atlanta, died Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Dekalb Medical Center in Atlanta. She was a native of Franklin County and was the daughter of the late Lewis and Nannie Reams Gupton. 
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Philip Walker. Burial will follow in the Gupton family cemetery on Anderson Creek Road. 
She is survived by her husband, Thomas L. Eads Sr.; two daughters, Sonja Elliott Whitlow and Linda Elliott Satterfield, both of South Boston, Va.; two sons, Larry Elliott of South Boston and Claude Mulchi of Cadillac, Mich.; two stepdaughters, Deborah Eads Roberson of Duluth, Ga., and Regina Eads of Norcross, Ga.; two stepsons, Thomas L. Eads Jr. of Hoschton, Ga., and Joseph Eads of Clarkston, Ga.; three sisters, Blanche G. Stevenson of Henderson, Catherine G. Wallace of Hopewell, Va., and Irene G. Lugo of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Rodgers Gupton and Alvin Gupton, both of Henderson; six grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 at the J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Blanche G. Stevenson, 229 Green St.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Floyd Hatcher, Johnny Whitlow, Matthew Elliott, Keith Williamson, Bobby Stevenson and Charlie Stevenson Jr. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
   
William E. Ellis 

LOUISBURG -- William Earl Ellis, 54, of White Level Road died Friday, June 29, 2001, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. He was the son of the late Willie Eugene “Bo” Ellis and Margaret Lynch Ellis.  
Cryptside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel.  
Surviving are his wife, Jean Wester Ellis; one son, Christopher William Ellis of Raleigh; and two brothers, Amos Eugene “Sonny” Ellis of Louisburg and Milton Hunter Ellis Sr. of Chase City, Va.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Lancaster Funeral Home in Louisburg.  

Tyrone McAllister 

OXFORD -- Tyrone “Fred” McAllister, 25, of 128 Green St. died Friday, June 29, 2001, at Granville Medical Center.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Island Hill United Christian Church in Clarksville, Va., by the Rev. Curtis McCrea. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are a son, Joseph McAllister of the home; a mother, Henrietta Pearson McAllister of the home; four sisters, Carolyn D. Little of Charlotte, Sherry D. Anderson of Oxford, Nekita Garrick of Germany and Shelly Holland of Charlottesville, Va.; a maternal grandmother, Annis S. Pearson of Clarksville, Va.; and a paternal grandmother, Arddie McAllister of Jersey City, N.J.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Wright Funeral Home.  

Eugene W. Plummer 

HENDERSON -- Eugene Wesley Plummer, 87, of 701 Powell St. died Thursday, June 28, 2001, at the Guardian Care nursing facility. He was a Warren County native and son of the late John F. Plummer Sr. and Beatrice Yancey Plummer.  
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II, and was a member of Manson Baptist Church, which he joined at an early age. Upon moving to Durham, he became a member of St. Joseph A.M.E. Church in Durham.  
He was the widower of Eva Johnson Plummer.  
Funeral services will be conducted at noon Monday at Brookston Baptist Church by the Revs. Thomas Smith and Philip Cousin Jr. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two brothers, John Plummer of Henderson and Thomas Plummer of Soul City. 
The family will receive friends at the home.  
Pallbearers will be stewards of St. Joseph A.M.E. Church. Floral bearers will be missionary sisters of the church.  
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services.  

Claude A. Scott 

HENDERSON -- Claude Augusta Scott, 58, of 465 Morgan Road died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at IHS of Durham. He was a Vance County native and the son of Cora Ann Jefferson Scott and the late Sidney Scott Sr.  
He attended Vance County schools and was a farmer until his health failed him in 1995.  
He was a member of Antioch United Church of Christ, where services will be held at 2 p.m. today by the Rev. John E. Durham and Evangelist Tina Evans. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his mother, Cora Ann Scott of the home; four sisters, Louvionetta Henderson of Townsville, Joyce Pettaway of Buffalo Junction, Va., Reginia Henderson of Henderson and Rosa Hargrove of Maryland; and three brothers, Sidney Scott and Reginald Scott, both of Henderson, and Lenward Scott of Townsville.  
The family received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Services and other times at the home below New Hope School.  
The body will lie in state for one hour at the church before the service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Services.   

Nancy W. Smith 

CREEDMOOR -- Nancy Weaver Smith, 57, of 1568 Lonely Oak Drive died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at her home. She was a Durham County native and the daughter of Hazelene Roycroft Weaver and the late Eulis Weaver.  
She was of the Pentecostal faith and owned a florist shop in Henderson before her illness.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Rev. Don Brown. Burial will be in the Carolina Memorial Gardens.  
In addition to her mother and her husband, Thomas G. Smith of the home, survivors include two daughters, Barbara A. Barksdale of Oxford and Pamela B. Smith of Creedmoor; a son, Adam L. Weaver of Creedmoor; two sisters, Maria N. Collins of Raleigh and Annie W. Miller of Creedmoor; two brothers, Alvis T. Weaver and Linwood Weaver, both of Creedmoor; and four grandchildren.  
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home of Donald and Pamela Smith, Lot 26, Big Oak Farms in Wilton. The number is 528-7579.

Laura Reid-Braithwaite 
NEWARK, N.J. -- Laura Reid-Braithwaite, 74, died in Newark, N.J. She was a native of Henderson and the daughter of the late Wade and Betsy Reid.  
She attended Vance County Public Schools and did further study becoming a registered nurse. She was a member of St. James Baptist Church where she became a minister at the age of 17 and an organist. She moved to New Jersey in 1967, continued her ministry and served as an organist.  
Surviving are her husband, the Rev. James G. Braithwaite; three daughters, Diane Boone-Sinclair, Percilla Paige and Shirley Bass; two sons, Grady Reid of New Jersey and Fred Roberson of Henderson; one sister, Aline Mayfield; one brother, Melvin Reid; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.  
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at Phillips Metropolitan C.M.E. Church in Newark, N.J., by the Rev. Marshall Jennifer. Interment followed in Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth, N.J.  
Local arrangements were by E.C. Terry’s Funeral Service. 
  

Mollie W. Jackson  

HENDERSON -- Mollie West Jackson, 89, of 805 Stanley St., Henderson, died Sunday, July 1, 2001, at her home. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late Joe and Mollie W. West. She was the widow of William Octavius Jackson. 
She was retired from Maria Parham Hospital, where she was a nurse’s aid. She was a member of Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church and the Adult Bible Class. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church by Pastor Steve Jones. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.  
Surviving are six sons, William A. Jackson of Elephant Butte, N.M., Claude T. Jackson and Bobby P. Jackson, both of Henderson, Joe W. Jackson of Louisburg, Willard O. Jackson of Goshen, Ind., and David T. Jackson of San Felipe, N.M.; 28 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Reba J. Stanley, and a son, Henry C. Jackson.  
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.  
Her sons will serve as active pallbearers and her grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.  
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, Building Fund, c/o Bill Lloyd, 1023 S. Chestnut St., Henderson, N.C. 27536.  
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home of Henderson.  

Ellen Jameson 

FAYETTEVILLE -- Ellen Hubbard Hyman Jameson, 75, of 2515 Ft. Bragg Road, Fayetteville, died Sunday, July 1, 2001, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.  
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and The Gleaners Sunday School Class, was a retired secretary with the Dillon Tire Service and was a graduate of Laurinburg High School.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church by the Revs. A. Edward Beddingfield and Wayne Ham. Burial will be at LaFayette Memorial Park on Ramsey Street.  
Visitation was held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.  
Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church, 201 Anderson St., Fayetteville, N.C. 28301 or Boys & Girls Home of North Carolina, P.O. Box 127, Lake Waccamaw, N.C. 28450.  
Surviving are one daughter, Jeanene Clopton of Henderson; one son, A. David Tyre of Raleigh; two sisters, Dorothy Carroll of Hamlet and Betty Long of Roxboro; and two brothers, J.L. Hubbard Jr. and J.T. Hubbard Sr., both of Dillon, S.C.  
Arrangements are by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.  

Michael L. Jones 

HENDERSON -- Michael Lamont Jones, 24, of #6 Ranes Drive, died Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Betts & Son Chapel by the Rev. C.J. Dale. Burial will follow in the New Light Church Cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Telecia S. Jones; four sons, Michael L. Jones Jr., Revon D. Jones, Ileg N. Jones and Jalon D. Jones; one daughter, Zhykirah L. Alston; three sisters, Ella Spencer, Cherish Gillis and Sherric Harris, all of Oxford; four brothers, Leon Harris, Michael Harris, Vann Shelton Umstead, all of Oxford, and Anthony Jones; maternal grandmother, Marie Jones; and paternal grandmother, Josephine Cole.  
Viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Betts & Son Funeral Home in Oxford. 
Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home of Oxford. 

Robert Davis  
NORLINA -- Robert Davis, 88, formerly of Norlina, died Friday, June 29, 2001, at Britthaven Nursing Home in Louisburg.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Coley Springs Baptist Church in Afton by the Rev. Carson Jones, pastor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two sisters, Carrie Bell Rose of Warrenton and Cleo Williams of Baltimore, and two brothers, Frank and John Davis, both of Warrenton.  
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.

Lawrence K. Kincaid 

BUTNER -- Lawrence K. “Larry” Kincaid, 75, of 604 19th St. died Monday, July 2, 2001, at Durham Regional Hospital. He was a native of Anne Arundel County, Md., and the son of the late Leo Franklin and Florence Bloom Kincaid.  
He was an avid golfer and member of the Triangle Seniors Golf Association and the Durham Organization of Golfing Seniors (DOGS) until his health prevented him from playing. In 1989, he was president of the Triangle Seniors and a charter member of the South Granville Exchange Club, having served as president twice and been honored twice as the Exchangite of the Year.  
During his years of employment at Murdoch Center, he coordinated the annual Farm Day Event from 1977 to 1980. Former Gov. James Hunt presented him with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine in 1983 for his service to the state of North Carolina.  
After retirement, he coordinated the Butner Christmas Parade for 18 years. This past May, he coordinated the first Memorial Day service in Butner. He made speeches to the public schools, teaching students about the flag, the Pledge of Allegiance and  the proper presentation of the flag.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Community United Methodist Church in Butner by the Revs. James McSwain and Cecil Green. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.  
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Glover Kincaid; a daughter, Lynn Kincaid of Butner; a son, Mike L. Kincaid of Butner; and two grandchildren.  
Flowers are accepted, or memorials may be made to the Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner, N.C. 27509.  
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home.  
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the South Granville Exchange Club, Triangle Seniors Golf Association and the Durham Organization of Golfing Seniors.

Sidney L. Roberson 

HENDERSON -- Sidney Lee Roberson, 70, of 723 Fairway Drive East, Sunset Beach, N.C., died Sunday, July 1, 2001, in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington, N.C.  
Born in Vance County, he was the son of Matthew Green Roberson of Henderson and the late Annie Belle Hock Roberson.  
Mr. Roberson was retired from the N.C. Vocational Center in Greenville as an evaluator. He was currently employed as a starter and ranger with Sea Trail Plantation. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, at 3 p.m., in Sunset Gardens, conducted by Dr. Richard A. Walker.  
Surviving, in addition to his father, are his stepmother, Marguerite C. Roberson; his wife, Gail Gaskins Roberson; two daughters, Libby R. Williams and husband L.A. of Greenville, N.C., and Tracey L. Mulkey of Sunset Beach; a son, Michael L. Roberson of Chantilly, West Virginia; a sister, Sylvia R. Edwards and husband James of Henderson; and four grandchildren, Chris, Keli, Lauren and Layne.  
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Thursday at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of James and Sylvia Edwards, 1618 Lynne Avenue, Henderson.  
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians’ Drive, Wilmington, N.C. 28401.  
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the local funeral arrangements.

Hal A. White Sr.  

WISE -- Hal Adams White Sr., 86, of Wise died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was born in Warren County to the late Thomas Henry White and Eula F. White. Mr. White was a farmer and a member of the Wise Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Edith Frazier White; two sisters, Mabel White Harris and Ava White Perkinson; and three brothers, M.S. “Dick” White, Thomas Allen White and Gideon Macon White.  
The family will receive friends at Blaylock Funeral Home Wednesday, July 4, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Robert L. Yates and the Rev. Kenneth Bunch on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Wise Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Wise Cemetery.  
Mr. White is survived by two sons, Hal A. White Jr. and wife Shirley H. White of Wise and Travis G. White and wife Sandra C. White of Warrenton; five grandchildren, Debra White King and husband Woody King of Norlina, Ashley W. White and wife Margaret R. White of Norlina, Stuart H. White and wife Virginia S. White of Norlina, Michelle W. Tielking and husband Tim Tielking of Norlina, and Christopher T. White and wife Sallie D. White of Warrenton; and seven great-grandchildren, Adam, Matthew and Elizabeth White of Warrenton, Christopher and Hamilton King of Norlina, and Joshua and Alexa Tielking of Norlina.  
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Wise Baptist Church, c/o Helen H. Harris, Rt. 1 Box 45-B, Norlina, N.C. 27563. 
Arrangements by Blaylock Funeral Home.  

Mary E.H. Wimbush  

VANCE COUNTY -- Mary Eliza Henderson Wimbush, 97, a native of Vance County, died Monday, July  2, 2001, in Murfreesboro, Tenn. She was the daughter of the late James and Lizzie Faines Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Oak Level United Church of Christ by the Rev. Leon White. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are one daughter, Louise W. Bullock-Nelson of Henderson; one sister, Elizabeth Hargrove of Townsville; eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Services and other times at the home of Louise Bullock-Nelson, 349 Steward Road.  
The body will be on view at the church one hour before the service.  
Pallbearers will be John Neal Sr., Kenney Terry, John Neal Jr., Willie B. Hargrove, Leon Hargrove and Vernon Hargrove.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Services.




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