|Thomas F. Windley
BROOKLYN, N.Y. Mr. Thomas F. Windley, 71, of 988 Cleveland St., formerly
of Washington, passed this life into eternal life on Wednesday, July 10,
2002, in New York, after a brief illness. Services will be held Monday
at 7 p.m. at Matthew Barrett Funeral Chapel in Brooklyn.
Mr. Windley was the son of the late Rev. M.C. and Rosella Windley.
He is survived by a daughter, ViVicia Windley of Brooklyn; two sons,
Shawn Windley and Adrian Windley, both of Brooklyn; four sisters, Mrs.
Ada W. Blount of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Hattie W. Hooks of Ayden, N.C.,
Mrs. Carrie W. Wilson of Greenville, N.C., and Miss Marshall Windley of
Brooklyn; brother, Mr. Leroy Windley of Brooklyn; aunt, Mrs. Ludie M. Moore
of Aurora; a devoted nephew, Delano Windley of Stanford, Va.; and 11 grandchildren.
Anyone desiring to make a contribution, please send to Miss Marshall
Windley, 988 Cleveland St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11208.
Local arrangements by Mitchell's Funeral Home in Winterville.
Mrs. Lela Fields Worthington, 93, of the Ballards Cross Roads community,
died Thursday, July 11, 2002, in Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Graveside
services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday from Hollywood Cemetery in
Farmville by the Rev. Ron Braxton.
Mrs. Worthington was a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Sue W. Smith of Greenville and Lurae
W. Flake of Willow Springs; three sons, Chester Don Worthington Jr. and
wife, Pattie, and L.F. Worthington and wife, Helen, all of Greenville,
and Kincey Worthington and Donna, of Macclesfield; nine grandchildren;
and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Farmville Funeral Home from
7 until 9 tonight and other times at the home of L.F. and Helen Worthington,
3762 Ballards Crossroads Road, Greenville.
Those desiring to make a memorial may please consider the Piney Grove
Free Will Baptist Church, 4903 N.C. 13, Greenville, N.C. 27834.
Mrs. Emma Ussery Tatum, 96, died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Cypress
Glen Retirement Community. A graveside service will be conducted Monday
at 2 p.m. in Pinewood Memorial Park.
From 1932 to 1989, Mrs. Tatum, a native of Mount Gilead, lived in China
Grove, where she was a member of First Baptist Church of China Grove. She
had lived at Cypress Glen Retirement Community for the past 13 years.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy T. and Marion Durell
Allen of Grifton; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.
Memorials may be made to the Charity Holland Four Seasons Room Fund
at Cypress Glen, 100 Hickory St., Greenville, N.C. 27858.
Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory.
W.L. Fulcher Jr.
WINTERVILLE Mr. W.L. Bill Fulcher Jr., 71, died Friday, July 12,
2002. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. James United
Methodist Church in Greenville. Another memorial service will be held at
the First United Methodist Church in Morehead City. Burial will follow
in Bayview Cemetery in Morehead City.
Mr. Fulcher, a native of Carteret County, lived his early life in Morehead
City. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict
and then studied at both William & Mary College and North Carolina
State University. In 1960, he began his employment with IBM. In 1988, he
retired from IBMs Raleigh office after 28 years of service. He was a longtime
resident of Cary, where he was a member of the White Plains United Methodist
Church and served as the scoutmaster for a number of years. In 1990, he
returned for 10 years to Morehead City, where he was active in the First
United Methodist Church, served on the Planning Board for Atlantic Beach
and was active on the board of the North Carolina Kids Fest.
In 1999, he made his home in Winterville and joined St. James United
Methodist Church in Greenville.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret (Peggy) Fulcher; daughter, Cheryl
Cleaver and husband, Buddy, of Stem; sons, Dr. William Lewis Fulcher III
and wife, Sharon, of Birmingham, Ala., Mark Henry Fulcher and wife, Faye,
of Henderson, and Brian Ricks Fulcher and wife, Penny, of Winterville;
sister, Carolyn Moran of Morehead City; brother, Thomas Crump Fulcher of
Peoria, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends immediately following each service
at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist
Church for the choir or the Christian Life Building Fund, 2000 E. Sixth
St., Greenville, N.C. 27858; or the First United Methodist Church Building
Fund, 900 Arendell St., Morehead City, N.C. 28557.
Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville,
and Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City.
Travis E. Magee Sr.
BELHAVEN Mr. Travis Eugene Magee Sr., 54, of 112 E. Main St. died
Monday, July 8, 2002. He retired from the Army and served in Vietnam and
Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, Plymouth Church of Christ. Burial in
Hillside Memorial Gardens. Visitation 7-9 tonight, Horner-Walker Funeral
Home. Memorials to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North
Canton, Ohio, 44720.
Cliff C. Phelps
WINDSOR Mr. Cliff Carloss Phelps, 49, of 214 Brimerage Road died
Thursday, July 11, 2002. A native of Bertie County, he was a truck driver.
He was a member of Brimerage Hunting Club and Hunting Guide.
Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, Walker Funeral Home. Burial in Perry
Family Cemetery. Visitation 7-9 tonight, Walker Funeral Home. Memorials
to Bertie County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 74, Windsor N.C. 27883.
Thomas E. Wilson
ROCK HILL Mr. Thomas Eugene Wilson, 85, of 752 Pinebough Lane died
Thursday, July 11, 2002. A native of Greenville, he was a veteran of World
Funeral services 3 p.m. Sunday, The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.
Interment in Laurelwood Cemetery. Visitation after the service, Lumpkin
Hall; other times at the residence. Memorials to Hospice Community Care,
325 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, S.C., 29730 or Episcopal Church of Our
Saviour, 144 Caldwell St., Rock Hill, S.C. 29730.
VANCEBORO Mr. Clayton Wright, 79, died Friday, July 12, 2002. He
was on the Vanceboro Board of Aldermen.
Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial in
Celestial Memorial Gardens. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral
Mae Belle Tripp Cox Cameron, 80, died Friday, July 12, 2002.
The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson
Funeral Chapel. Entombment will be in Homestead Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Cameron, a native of Pitt County, lived most of her life in Greenville.
She was a member of Grace Free Will Baptist Church, where she had taught
Surviving: a daughter and son-in-law, Judy C. and Kenny Baines of Nashville,
N.C.; two grandchildren, Michelle Renee Gardner and Christopher Todd Berrier,
both of Nashville; a great-granddaughter, Brittany Leigh Gardner of Nashville;
and two sisters, Magdalene Tripp and Helen Simms, both of Tarboro.
The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Monday
from 7-9 p.m.
GRIMESLAND Mrs. Faye Adams Braxton, 63, died Friday, July 12, 2002.
The funeral service will be conducted Monday at 4 p.m. in the Wilkerson
Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Braxton, a native of the Black Jack community of Pitt County,
lived in Simpson for a number of years and had made her home near Grimesland
for the past 30 years.
She is survived by a son, Ricky Braxton and wife, Tina, of Ayden; a
daughter, Barbara Ann Braxton Cook and husband, Ray, of Black Jack; brothers,
Earl Adams of Simpson, Herbert Lee Adams, Jackie Adams and Darby Adams,
all of Grimesland, and Jimmy Ray Adams of Greenville; sisters, Annie Ree
Hardy, Hazel Mitchell and Peggy Scherer, all of Grimesland; five grandchildren,
one step-grandson and one great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home from 7-9
tonight and other times at the home of Annie Ree Hardy, 6254 N.C. 33 East,
COLUMBIA, S.C. Mr. Rivers Goodall, 49, died Saturday, July 13, 2002.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m.
in Pinewood Memorial Park, Greenville, N.C.
Survivors: wife, Donnie Davidson Goodall; two daughters, Heather Goodall
and Kristin Goodall, both of Greenville; sister, Christy G. Hill and husband,
Jim, of Boone, N.C.; and brother, Ronnie Goodall and wife, Martie, of Greenville.
The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Tuesday
from 7-9 p.m. and other times at the home of Ronnie and Martie Goodall,
3298 Brick Kiln Road, Greenville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American
Cancer Society, 910-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, N.C. 27834 or 128 Stonemark
Lane, Columbia, S.C. 29210.
Rudolph Tyson Jr.
Mr. Rudolph "Rudy" Tyson Jr., 53, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, in
Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 15,
2002, at York Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 210 Tyson St., Greenville, with
the Rev. William L. Johnson III, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow
in St. John Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Falkland.
Mr. Tyson was born Aug. 21, 1948, in Washington, D.C. He was the son
of the late Rudolph Tyson, Sr. and Mary Vines Tyson. He was reared in the
Cherryview community of Greenville by his aunts Elnora Vines and the late
Viola Vines and his loving grandmother, the late Frances Harris Vines.
He was a graduate of C.M. Eppes High School Class of 1966. He was married
to Cynthia McCrae Tyson on June 3, 1970. He attended Florida A&M University,
A&T State University and graduated from the University of North Carolina
at Wilmington with a bachelor of science degree in creative arts.
His years of professional service include artist-in-residence with
the North Carolina Community College system, instructor of jazz piano at
UNC-W, musical director of the Jazz Academy of Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa,
and music educator with the public schools of Wilmington, Del.
Mr. Tyson was a member of the East Carolina University Gospel Choir.
He was presently serving as consultant with the children's music programs
of Weed and Seed and minister of music at York Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church.
Left with precious and loving memories are his wife, Cynthia McCrae
Tyson; two daughters, Attorney Kenya Tyson King (Leonard) of Claymont,
Del., and Kimberly Tyson, a sophomore at Clark-Atlanta University; one
granddaughter, Irissah Sellah King; one sister, Frances Vines of the home;
three aunts, Elnora Vines of the home, Penina Darden of Greenville and
Alice Branch of Brooklyn, N.Y., and other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends today at Flanagan Funeral Home, 1026
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, from 5-6 p.m., and other times will be at
the home, 519 Greenfield Blvd.
Frank Hines Sr.
LA GRANGE Mr. Frank Hines Sr., 71, 302 Robins Drive, died Friday,
July 12, 2002. He was a native of Lenoir County, where he attended the
county schools. He was a member of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in
Funeral services 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Ebenezer Missionary
Baptist Church in La Grange with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating.
Burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors: six daughters, Teresa Younger, Rose Mary Owens, Beverly
Wellington, Deloris Gregory and Gertie Kirkman, all of Kinston, and Shirley
Ford of Temple Hill, Md.; three sons, Frank M. Hines Jr. of La Grange,
Melvin Hawkins of Snow Hill and Billy Bloudson of Boston; three sisters,
Ethel Mae Dawson of Goldsboro, Doris Murdock of Henderson and Mildred Goldsberry
of Goldsboro; two brothers, Nathaniel Rouse and Jesse Rouse of La Grange;
14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body may be viewed Monday
from 2-8 p.m. at Mitchell's Funeral Home in La Grange.
Sybil C. Morris
VANCEBORO Mrs. Sybil C. Morris, 62, died Friday, July 12, 2002. A
native and lifelong resident of Vanceboro, she owned and operated Morris
Clean Service. She was a member of Juniper Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
Funeral services 2:30 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial in the church
cemetery. Visitation 7-9 tonight, Wilkerson Funeral Home, Vanceboro.
SNOW HILL Mr. Oliver Jones, 78, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002.
Funeral services 2 p.m. today, S. Connor Memorial Chapel, Snow Hill.
Burial in Shady Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by S. Connor Memorial Funeral
Home, Snow Hill.