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WILLIE K. BLAYLOCK

GARNER -- Willie K. Blaylock Sr., of 1201 Bobbitt Dr., died Thursday. Funeral service 4 p.m. Wednesday at Lea Funeral Home, Raleigh. Burial, Wake Baptist Grove Church Cemetery.
IN REFLECTION
Mr. Willie Kimble Blaylock Sr., son of the late Berry and Lillian Blaylock and husband of the late Cassie M. Blaylock was born February 16, 1919 in Wake County, North Carolina. On June 5, 1997, Godsent his Angel to bring into his loving care, our father, brother, grandfather, uncle, nephew, father-in-law,brother-in-law, and friend. Known to those who loved and knew him as "Uncle Willie" and "K.B.", his journey through life has been a reflection of his love and commitment to his family, always concerned about their well being until his very last minute here on Earth, serving as a solid and strong foundation for his children, grandchildren and friends. He was a World War II Veteran.
He leaves to cherish and share his precious memories: two daughters, Mrs. Torchy B. Bumpers of Durham, Mrs. Juanita B. Roberts of the home; two sons, Mr. Willie K. Blaylock Jr. and wife, Brenda of Raleigh, Mr. Johnny C. Blaylock and his wife Uvone of Raleigh; 12 grandchildren, Pamela B. Jones, Joyce B. Harris, Lorrie A. Bumpers, George W. Malloy III, Soloman S. Malloy, Dawn U.Malloy and Ramona Y. Malloy, both of Durham, Johnny Maurice Blaylock and wife, Angela, Berry Kimble Blaylockand Aaliyah Blaylock of Raleigh, Gloria Bunch and Willie Bunch Jr. of Camden, NJ; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Bertha L. Winters of Raleigh; aunts, Susie and Catherine Page of New Yorkand New Jersey; uncles, Lindsey and Lawrence Page, both of New Jersey; sister-in-law, Mrs. Pearl T. Atwaters of Raleigh; brothers-in-law, Mr. Joseph Atwaters of Raleigh, Mr. Jack Turner of Henderson; five "special nephews", Mr. William L. Winters of Garner, Mr. Willie M. Winters and family of Raleigh, Mr. John W. Winters and family of Raleigh, Mr. James H. Winters and family of Raleigh, Mr. James Anthony McCloud and family of Apex.
The family will receive friends at 1205 Bobbitt Dr., Garner and 2301 Quartz Court, Raleigh.

ALAN G. OCILKA

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. I am going to the Father."
CARY -- Alan G. Ocilka of Cary passed on June 7, 1997. He was the beloved husband of Diane Martina Ocilka for 33years, and the devoted father of his son, Christopher Alan Ocilka.
Born in Endwell, NY. on October25, 1942, Alan was a graduate of U-E High School, Alfred State College and attended Kent State University.
For several years Alan and his family lived in Fredonia, NY. Most of his spare time was spent with his family and friends as a Cub Scouts den leader, a Little League coach and an active member of the Newman Center of SUNY at Fredonia. Alan was active in the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lion's Club and served as president from 1985-1986.His occupation as a construction cost estimator brought his family to North Carolina in 1986. In addition to being a licensed North Carolina commercial real estate broker, he also served as a real estate broker in b oth North Carolina and New York. Alan most recently owned and operated Ocilka Appraisal Services. He was a member of many professional Appraisal and Cost Estimators organizations.
Alan loved life and fought a courageous battle against cancer. He was aware of and thankful for the strength and comfort he received fromthe prayers and many acts of kindness from family and friends, as well as the extraordinary care and compassion ofDr. Mark Yoffee, Dr. Richard Chiulli, Dr. Richard Allen, and the staff of Rex Hospital.
In addition to his wife and son, Alan is survived by his mother-in-law, Matilda Martina of Fredonia, NY and Jensen Beach, Fla.; his sisters-and brothers-in-law and several nephews and nieces including: John S. Fote and Louise Martina Fote; their sons Todd and Scott, Louis and Sandra Martina; their children, Louis III and Jacqueline, all of Jensen Beach, Fla., Scott Halisky and Suzanne Martina Halisky and their children, Adam and Anna of Largo, Fla.
Alan was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Ocilka of Endwell, NY and his father-in-law, Louis P. Martina of Fredonia, NY.
Alan was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cary.
The family will receive friends at St. Michael's Church on Wednesday, June 11 from 7-9 p.m. Father ArtKerwin will celebrate a memorial Mass honoring Alan's life at St. Michael's on Thursday, June 12, at 1 p.m.
Friends considering memorial donations may make them to St. Michael's Early Childhood Center,804 High House Road, Cary, NC 27513 or Rex Cancer Center at 4401 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607.

ELIZABETH C. CODINGTON

WILMINGTON -- Mrs.Elizabeth Carter Codington, of 624 Forest Hills Dr., died Friday, June 6, 1997 at her residence.
She was born in Pinehurst, NC on February 24, 1930, daughter of the late Hugh William and Elizabeth Cheatham Carter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Senator John B. Codington, MD.
Mrs. Codington was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Junior League, and she was an avid gardener.
Surviving are her three children, Elizabeth Reid of Wilmington, John B. Codington Jr. of Wilmington andAnne Harr of Abingdon, Va.; five grandchildren, Christophe Reid and Benjamin Reid of Wilmington, Owen Codington and Elizabeth Codington of Wilmington and Alexis Autrey of Abingdon, Va.; one brother, Hugh William Carter Jr. ofColumbia, SC; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday,June 11, 1997 in First Presbyterian Church by Dr. Douglas Vaughan and Rev. Keith Thompson. Inurnment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Benevolent Fund, 125 S 3rd.St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

SALINA ELLIOTT

RALEIGH -- Salina L. Elliott, of 3830 Blue Ridge Road, died Friday. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maple Temple UCC. Burial, Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Surviving: step daughter, Nettie B. Gomillion of Columbus, GA.; sisters, Dorothy King and Mary Stewart, both of Raleigh, Katie Wilson of Detroit, MI.; brothers, Alfred Watson of Sacramento, CA.; foster brother, Anderson Sanders of Raleigh; very special niece, Mae Hays.
Visitation 7-8 p .m. Tuesday, Lea Funeral home.
A Lea Funeral Home Service, 231-1000.

JAMES S. "ROME" HALEY

CARY -- James S. "Rome" Haley, 61, of Cary, died Monday. Mr. Haley retired from the U.S. Navy, as a Chief Hull Maintenance Technician.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow in the Warren-Haley Family Cemetery in Umstead State Park.
Surviving are son, Dean Haley and wife, Meredith of Apex; granddaughter, Leah Haley of Apex; brothers, W.C. Haley Jr. of Apex, William J. Haley of Cary, Wiley G. Haley of Raleigh, Edward C. Haley of Cary; sisters, Margaret H. King of Durham, Jean H. Stanfield of Raleigh, Betty H. Coble of Cary.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Cary.

CHRISTINE S. HARPER

ROCKY MOUNT -- Christine Smith Harper, 85, died Sunday. Graveside service will be held Friday 11 a.m. in the Williams PrimitiveBaptist Churchyard near Leggett.
Survivors: daughters, Dr. Nancy Vick of Farmville, Va., Ardelia "Dee" Long of Tarboro, Christy Montgomery of Hershey, Pa., Doris Hurst of Guam, Elizabeth Snow Jones of Hillsborough;sons, Dr. Joe Harper Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., Frank Harper of Whitakers; sister, Martha Snow Armstrong of Wendell; brother, Johnny Mack Smith of Rocky Mount; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
The family will be receiving friends at Carlisle Funeral Home Thursday from 7-9 p.m.; and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Long, 204 Pescue Street, Tarboro.

ROBERT J. HARRIS SR.

RALEIGH -- Robert Jackson Harris Sr., 64, died Monday at his residence. He was a retired truck driver with the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in the Bright Funeral Home Chapel in Wake Forest. Burial will follow in the Raleigh Memorial Park.
Surviving are his wife, Magdalene S. Harris; daughters, Carolyn Ann Pettigrew, Kathy Darlene Harris Kirkwood and Robin Elaine Harris, allof Louisburg; son, Robert J. Harris Jr. of Louisburg; six grandchildren.
Visitation 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bright Funeral Home.

ERSKINE X. HEATHERLEY SR.

Beverly Hills, Fla. --Erskine X. Heatherley Sr., 88, of Beverly Hills, Florida went to be with the Lord on June 8, 1997. He was born February 23, 1909 in Cooleemee, North Carolina.
He is the son of the late Robert and Alice Heatherley. He graduated from Cooleemee High School, attended Wake Forest College and served in the U.S. Navy. He was ordained to the Christian ministry in 1935. He was a pastor, evangelist and author. He pastored churches inNorth Carolina and Florida, four of which he founded.
He was preceded in death by a son, Hollis N. Hea therley and three brothers, Robert Heatherley, Paul Heatherley and John Ripley Heatherley.
Heis survived by his wife, Hettie Langston Heatherley; three daughters, Sue Woody of Oklahoma City, Ok, Celeste Morgan of Chicago, Il., Grace Lawrence of Indialantic, Fla.; sons, Erskine X. Heatherley Jr. of Pittsboro, N.C.,Francis W. Heatherley of Austin, Texas; sisters, Ruth Heatherley Everett of Raleigh, N.C., Rose and Helen Heatherley of Asheville, N.C.; 25 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by South Brevard Funeral Home in Melbourne, Fla. and Vogler and Sons Funeral Home, 2849 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, N.C.
Visitation will be at the Vogler and Sons Clemmons Chapel on Wednesday, June 11 from 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Mocksville, N.C. on Thursday, June 12 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The officiating ministers will be Jimmy Lancaster, Dallas Langston, Noel Hendrixand Jeffery Mitchell.

CHARLES MILTON HIGHSMITH

RALEIGH -- Mr. Charles Milton Highsmith, of 721 Bunche Drive, Raleigh, a former employee of WRAL-TV 5, died Friday, June 6, 1997. Funeral service to be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Martin Street Baptist Church. Burial to follow at Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Surviving: wife, Mrs. Geneva R. Highsmith; sisters, Mrs. Annie Man Wooten of Washington, Mrs.Novella Delaney of Richmond, VA., Ms. Beulah Baker of Plymouth, Ms. Mamie Terrell of Milwaukee, WI.; brothers, Frank Baker and Julius C. Baker, both of Milwaukee, WI.; a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends 12:30-1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements by Haywood Funeral Home, Inc.

AILEEN LEWIS

RALEIGH -- Aileen Hatton Carpenter Lewis, 90, of Capital Towers, died Friday, June 6, 1997, at Columbia Raleigh Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Chester A. Lewis and the late Maynard L. Carpenter. She moved Raleigh from Ocala, FL in 1994.
Mrs. Lewis was active and outgoing her entire life and especially loved music, gardening and travel. She continued to develop new interests throughout her life, beginning her college studies in her early 80's. She also became a Master Gardener during that time.
Mrs.Lewis is survived by her daughter, Ann Carpenter Holbrook of Raleigh; twin sons, Dr. A. Alden Carpenter of Hingham, MA, Richard H. Carpenter of Alexandria, VA. She was also the mother of the late Shepard Carpenter. Also surviving are nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
She was an inspiration to all her familyand she will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist fellowship on Saturday, June 28, 1997, at 4 p.m. The Fellowship is located at 3313 Wade Ave., in Raleigh.
Her experience as a Master Gardner was a very special time in her life.
The family requests any donation in her memory be made to Marion County Master Gardners, in care of Suzanne Suffitt, 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala,FL 34470.
Arrangements are by the Cremation Society of the Carolinas, Inc.

ETHEL A. MILLER

CHARLOTTSVILLE, Va. -- Ethel Argenbright Miller, 85, formerly of Port Republic, Va., retired primary school teacher, died Sunday night.
She is survived by one son, Thomas Price Miller of Tarboro, NC; one daughter, Sarah M. Walter of Charlottsville, Va.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside service to be conductedat noon Wednesday in the Port Republic Cemetery at Port Republic.

RUTH B. PERRY

HENDERSON -- Mrs. Ruth Baker Perry, 76, of 309 Burwell Ave., died Monday, June 09, 1997 in Duke Medical Center in Durham.
A Vance County native, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius Bennett and Pattie Elizabeth Day Baker and was the widow of the Benjamin Franklin Perry. She was employed for thirty-six years in the vital records officeof the Vance County Health Department.
Mrs. Perry was a member of West End Baptist Church and the Loyalty Sunday School class.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Elmwood Cemetery by the Rev. John E. Hedgepeth and the Rev. Robert L. Yates.
Surviving are three daughters, Sharon Morrison of Stamford, Ct., Nadine Perry of Wilmington, NC and Elissa Yount of Henderson; one son, Frank Perry of Tulsa, Ok; three brothers, Charles Baker of Cincinnati, Oh, Bennie M. Baker of Portsmouth, Va.and Furman Baker of Hampton, Va.; one sister, Kathleen B. Shearin of Henderson; seven grandchildren, Anna, Rose,Edward, Elizabeth, Laura, Ben and Tomme.
The family will receive friends at the home on 309 Burwell Ave.
Memorials may be made to the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements by Flowers Funeral Home.

EDNA MAY PHILLIPS

WENDELL -- Edna May Phillips, 97, died Monday, June 9, 1997 at Rose Terrace Rest Home in Wendell. Mrs. Phillips lived many years on North Main Streetwith her brother and sister-in-law, the late Blanche and Jake May.
Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel. Burial, Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Johnston County.
Mrs. Phillips is survived by a niece, June May Fowler and her husband, Stephen and their children, Jackie F. Smith, Stephanie F. Evans, Debbie F. Riddle, Faith F. Spencer.
Family willreceive relatives and friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 1997 prior to the service.
Arrangements by L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.

FANNIE-BELL B. PIKE

CARY -- Fannie-Bell Bray Pike, 83, and a charter resident of Glenaire Retirement Community of Cary, died on June 8, 1997.
A native of Wake County, Mrs. Pike was the daughter of the late John B. and Mamie DeCormis Bray. She was a graduate of Broughton High School, Hardbarger's Business College, and Saint Mary's College. She and her late husband, Braxton L. Pike, resided in Reidsville, N.C. for many years and were members of the First Baptist Church there.
Surviving are her sister, Kathleen Bray Creech and her husband; and two nieces, Frances Creech Wells and Mary Kay Creech, all of Raleigh.
On Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at 11 a.m. a memorial service will beheld at Glenaire Retirement Community Auditorium, 200 W. Cornwall Road, Cary, N.C. 27511. The family will receive friends immediately after the service. A private family burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to the Glenaire Foundation or the First Baptist Church of Reidsville, 409 S. Main St., Reidsville, N.C. 27320.
Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Cary.

ARDANA ROBERTSON

BUTNER -- Mrs. Ardana Robertson, daughter of the late Jack and Ida Downey Robertson was born on Jan. 3, 1918 in Franklin Co. She departed this life on June 6, 1997 at Carver Living Center.
She received her education in the Franklin Co. Public Schools. At an early age she joined and was baptized at Lewis Chapel Baptist Church. In recent yearsshe frequently visited Tally Ho Baptist Church. She had a deep lover for her family and was devoted to all members of the Robertson, Crews, Poole and Tapp families.
She leaves to mourn, love and cherish her memory: sister, Alice Tapp of Oxford; brothers, Albert Robertson of Stem, Mrs. Johnnie Robertson of Butner; devoted niece, Geneva Poole with whom she made her home.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ellis D. Jones & Sons Funeral chapel with Rev. Moses Fletcher, Pastor Tally Ho Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Glennview Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the home of Geneva Poole at 103 24th St., Butner, NC.

EVELYN W. ROBINSON

BREVARD -- Evelyn Wilson Robinson, 87, of 42-A See Off Road, died Friday, June 6, 1997 in an Asheville hospital.
A native of Wake County. She had resided in Delaware for 30 years prior to moving to Brevard in 1988.
Shewas a daughter of the late Harold Desmond Wilson, Sr. and Frances Lane Perry Wilson.
Surviving are herhusband of 46 years, the Rev. Cledus Jackson "Jack" Robinson of the home; daughters, Becky Wolf of Daphne,Alabama, Deborah Ritsema of Raleigh, Jacklyn Robinson Hudak of Greentown, Pennsylvania, Carol Robinson of Bristol, England; sister, Margaret Klekas of Wilmington; brother, Harold D. Wilson Jr. of Cary; seven grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association,50 South French Broad Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.

RAYMOND L. SMITH

ASHEBORO -- Raymond Lee Smith, 65, of 4440 River Estates Dr., died Monday, June 9, 1997 at his home. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11,1997 at Pugh Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Alec Ward, officiating. Burial, Randolph Memorial Park.
Surviving: wife, Jean Strider Smith; daughter, Tonya Chriscoe of Asheboro; brothers, Woodie Smith of Raleigh, LeRoy Smith of Four Oaks, David Smith of Climax, Marvin Smith of Lumberton; sisters, Hazel Smith of Henderson, Geneva Ausley of Fuquay-Varina; two grandchildren; five step grandchildren.
Visitation, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at the Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro; and at other times at his home.

ALLEN "PIG" TAYLOR

DURHAM -- Archie "Pig" Taylor, of 3212 Fayetteville Street, died Sunday, June 8, in Durham Regional Hospital. He was a native ofDurham and the son of the late Archie and Mary Louise Mitchell Taylor. He was educated in the Durham City School and was a 1949 graduate of Hillside High School.
He was a retired employee of the City of Durham Recreation Department. He had also worked at P&W Grill for many years.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fisher Funeral Chapel by Rev. Dr. David H. Bell. Burial will be in BeechwoodCemetery.
Surviving is a brother, Archie Taylor Jr.
The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fisher Funeral Chapel.
Arrangements are by Fisher Funeral Parlor.

LILA W. VINSON

MURFREESBORO -- Lila Warren Vinson, 94, of Route 1, died June 8, 1997 in Autumn Care Nursing Home, Rich Square.
Mrs. Vinson was a native of Murfreesboro, a life long member of Meherrin Baptist Church and the widow of Jesse Walter Vinson.
Surviving include a daughter, Peggy V. Francis and her husband, John of Murfreesboro; sons, Walter O. Vinson and his wife, Pat of Newport News, VA., Calvin C. Vinson and his wife, Linda of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Melinda Hodges of Titusville, FL., Travis Crockett and Dawn Vinson, both of Newport News, VA., Christopher Vinson of Conway, Ralph Cherry of Jackson, Tadeus Vinson and Jef Francis, both of Murfreesboro,Jessica Francis of Lusby, MD.; eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Meherrin Baptist Church by the Rev. Billy Sellers. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may join the family at Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and other times at the home ofPeggy and John Francis.
Memorial donations may be made to the Meherrin Baptist Church Building Fund. Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, is handling arrangements.

NICHOLAS B. JEFFREYS

RALEIGH -- Mr. Nicholas Barham Jeffreys, 88, passed away Mondayat Raleigh Community Hospital. Mr. Jeffreys was born in Clayton, but lived the last 40 years in Raleigh. He was the former owner and operator of Hayes Barton Laundry and Dry Cleaners for over 30 years. He was an avid golfer anda member of Raleigh Golf Association for 45 years. Mr. Jeffreys was a member of the Horne Memorial MethodistChurch and the Masonic Lodge of Clayton.
Surviving: wife, Leona Jeffreys; son, Nicholas Battle Jeffreys; daughter-in-law, Linda Jeffreys; grandson, Nicholas B. Jeffreys Jr.; granddaughters, Edith Jeffreys and Jennifer Jeffreys-Chen; stepsons, Thomas, Harold, and Steve Burnett; five step-grandchildren.
Memorialservice will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Horne Memorial Methodist Church in Clayton.
Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Horne Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund.

ALAN G. OCILKA

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. I am going to the Father."
CARY -- Alan G. Ocilka of Cary passed on June 7, 1997. He was the beloved husband of Diane Martina Ocilka for 33years, and the devoted father of his son, Christopher Alan Ocilka.
Born in Endwell, NY. on October25, 1942, Alan was a graduate of U-E High School, Alfred State College and attended Kent State University.
For several years Alan and his family lived in Fredonia, NY. Most of his spare time was spent with his family and friends as a Cub Scouts den leader, a Little League coach and an active member of the Newman Center of SUNY at Fredonia. Alan was active in the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lion's Club and served as president from 1985-1986.His occupation as a construction cost estimator brought his family to North Carolina in 1986. In addition to being a licensed North Carolina commercial real estate broker, he also served as a real estate broker in both North Carolina and New York. Alan most recently owned and operated Ocilka Appraisal Services. He was a member of many professional Appraisal and Cost Estimators organizations.
Alan loved life and fought a courageous battle against cancer. He was aware of and thankful for the strength and comfort he received from the prayers and many acts of kindness from family and friends, as well as the extraordinary care and compassion ofDr. Mark Yoffee, Dr. Richard Chiulli, Dr. Richard Allen, Denice Davis, R.N., the staff of Rex Hospital and Rex Homecare staff.
In addition to his wife and son, Alan is survived by his mother-in-law, Matilda Martina of Fredonia, NY and Jensen Beach, Fla.; his sisters-and brothers-in-law and several nephews and nieces including: John S. Fote and Louise Martina Fote; their sons Todd and Scott, Louis and Sandra Martina; their children, Louis III and Jacqueline, all of Jensen Beach, Fla., Scott Halisky and Suzanne Martina Halisky and their children, Adam and Anna of Largo, Fla.
Alan was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Ocilkaof Endwell, NY and his father-in-law, Louis P. Martina of Fredonia, NY.
Alan was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Cary.
The family will receive friends at St. Michael's Church on Wednesday, June 11 from 7-9 p.m. Father Art Kerwin will celebrate a memorial Mass honoring Alan's life at St. Michael's on Thursday, June 12, at 1 p.m.
Friends considering memorial donations may make them to St. Michael's Early Childhood Center, 804 High House Road, Cary, NC 27513 or Rex Cancer Center at 4401 LakeBoone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607.

IN MEMORY

ANGELA MARIE LYNN HIGH
AUG. 7, 1985 - JUNE 11, 1994
Angela, it's Monday as I'm writing this and three years ago today was the last time I heard your voice, hugged you, and kissed you goodbye. If I would have known it would have been the last time, I would have done things alot differently. I remember you daily and miss you evenmore. Every song I hear brings you to mind every thing I do you're in my thoughts or I'm wishing for you because there will never be
another you.
All my love, Aunt Susan.

JOHN "JOHNNY" ADCOCK JR.

RALEIGH -- Mr.John Garland Adcock Jr., "Johnny," born April 13, 1929 departed this life at Wake Medical Center on Sunday,June 8, 1997. His one and only favorite brother, Charles "Plink" Adcock Sr., passed on March 1, 1997.
Survivors: daughter, Gilda Adcock of Norfolk, Va., stepdaughter, Huerta LaVerne of Oxon Hill, Md., sister, Mona Lisa Adcock Aultman of Germany; niece, Alicia Adcock of Raleigh; nephew,Charles Adcock Jr.; niece, Charlicia Adcock, nephew, Charles Adcock III, all of New York City, niece, Starlyn Abrams of Raleigh; cousin, Thomas Adcock of Clayton; aunt, Ethel Adcock Young of New York City; aunt, Lucille Leonard of Garner; aunts, Lennel Hartsfield and Esther Morgan, both of Raleigh.
Family and friends will be received at 319 Kentucky Drive, Garner, N.C. 27529.
Funeral will be held on Thursday, June 12, 1997 at 12 noon at C.A. Haywood Sr. Memorial Chapel, 2415 South Wilmington Street.
Burial at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitation 11:30-12 noon Thursday at the Chapel.

ARTHUR JAMES ASHLEY

DURHAM -- Arthur JamesAshley, 72, of 911 Alma Street, died Monday, January 9, in Duke Medical Center.
Surviving are one son , Raymond Ashley of McConnellsburg, Pa.; one daughter, Della Joy Ashley of Durham; one stepson, Douglas Stephenson of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements by Hudson Funeral Home.

MELVIN C. BOYD

REIDSVILLE -- Melvin Calep Boyd, 75, of 1131 McCoy Road, Reidsville, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Citty Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Reidlawn Cemetery with military graveside rites.
A native ofRockingham County, he was a son of the late John L. and Cora Shropshire Boyd and had lived in Reidsville his entire life. A retired employee of Cone Mills Edna Plant, he was a member of American Legion Post #79, Midway-Monroeton V.F.W. Post #8297, a World War II Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Jack Boyd, Luther E. Boyd, and Julius M. Boyd.
Surviving: wife, Anne Stokes Boyd of the home; three sons, Melvin Eugene Boyd and wife, Debra S. Boyd of Raleigh, Elwood Donald Boyd ofCarrboro, Kenneth Stokes Boyd of Greensboro; two brothers, John E. Boyd and Lewis W. Boyd, both of Reidsville; twosisters, Emily B. Lloyd of Blackstone, Va., Jessie B. Barber of Reidsville; three grandchildren.
The family will see friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence.

MILDRED S. DODSON

DURHAM -- Mrs. Mildred Sorrell Dodson, 85, of 8 Mayapple Place, widow of Howard William Dodson, died Monday night in Duke Medical Center.
Mrs. Dodson was a native and lifelong resident of Durham. She was a graduate of Bethesda HighSchool. She was also a graduate of the Watts School of Nursing, class of 1935. Mrs. Dodson was a member of Watts Street Baptist Church where she belonged to the Tillman Bible Class.
Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, 11 a.m. in Watts Street Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. T. Mel Williams. Intermentwill be in Maplewood Cemetery, Annex B, Section 16.
Surviving are a son, Dr. W. Edwin Dodson of St. Louis, MO.; daughter, Jane E. Dodson of Durham; grandchildren, Anna Elizabeth Dodson Csuti of New York, N.Y., William Edwin Dodson Jr. of San Francisco, CA.; Jason David Dodson of St. Louis, MO., Stephen Gage Dodsonand Matthew Sorrell Dodson, both of Vail, CO.; brother, Garland Sorrell of Durham; two sisters, Doris Bledsoe of Hillsborough and Margaret Medlin of Durham.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.at Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be madeto Watts Street Baptist Church, 800 Watts St., Durham, N.C. 27701.

JOSEPHINE B. DUNCAN

SMITHFIELD -- Josephine Bobbitt Duncan, 85, died Tuesday. Service 11 a.m. Thursday at McLaurin Funeral Home chapel with entomb<\ ->ment to follow in Pinecrest Mausoleum. Rev. Nathan Eason officiating.
Survivors: daughter, Janice Jones of Smithfield; son, James E. Duncan of Sacramento, Ca.; sisters, Edith Porter and Ruby Hinton of Durham, Evelyn Beasley of Gastonia; brother, Warren Bobbitt of Durham; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.
Visitation 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

LOUISE H. HASH

RALEIGH -- Louise Hollandsworth Hash, 65, formerly of Roanoke, VA, passed away Monday, June 9, 1997.
She is survivedby her husband, Thomas Hash; son and daughter-in-law, T.R. and Susan Hash; daughter and son-in-law, Beth Ann andBrian Stegall; parents, James H. and Julie Hollandsworth; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lewis E. and Mary Frances Hollandsworth, R.M. and Betty Hollandsworth; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 1997 at Oakey's North Chapel with Rev. Walter L. Wood officiating. Interment willfollow in Fair View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Oakey's North Chapel.

PEARL HASTY

RALEIGH -- Pearl Hasty of 5421 Louisburg Road, died Monday. Funeral service 12 p.m. Thursday at Halifax Missionary Baptist Church. Burial, Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Surviving are granddaughter, Jacqueline Utley Williams of Raleigh; grandson, Michael Utley of Raleigh; two great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law,Martha J. Utley of Raleigh.
Visitation at the church 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday.
A Lea Funeral Home service, 231-1000.

JOHN ANDERSON HONEYCUTT

RALEIGH -- John Anderson Honeycutt, 80, of 6208 Johnsdale Road, died early Tuesday morning, June 10, 1997 at his residence aftermany years of declining health. Mr. Honeycutt was a retired owner of Honeycutt's Grocery Store, Old WakeForest Road, Raleigh.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 1997 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, Knightdale. Burial, Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery, 3329 Forestville Road, Raleigh, NC 27616.
Surviving: daughter, Brenda J. Pleasants and her friend, James A. Wall of Knightdale; specialfriend, Charlotte Deans of Garner; brothers, Allen Jackson Honeycutt Jr. of Wake Forest, Thomas A. Honeycutt of Raleigh; sister, Margaret L. Honeycutt of Raleigh; grandchildren, Tracy Joyce Raper, Jimmy Wall; sixnieces; four nephews; special family members, Peggy, Debbie, Steve, Donna and Sheree.
Mr. Honeycutt was preceded in death by his parents, A.J. Honeycutt and Lottie Holden Honeycutt; brothers, Robert A. Honeycutt and Frank A. Honeycutt; sisters, Mary H. Lowery and Lillian H. Ferguson.
Family will receive relatives and friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 1997 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC and other times at the home.
Flowers are accepted, but contributions may be made to Olde Mount Vernon Church, 11610 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC 27615.

MARY T. JACKSON

DURHAM -- Mary Taggart Jackson, 84, died Monday, June 9, 1997. She was the daughter of John Bristol Taggart and Virginia Clinger Taggart, Tulsa, OK., born December 4, 1912.
Mary was a graduate of Duke University, class of 1935, a member of the Junior League of Durham and Orange County, a member of the Halcyon Literary Club and a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church of Durham.
She is survived by her husband, David K. Jackson; son, David Bristol Jackson and his wife, Lael Jackson; daughter, Mrs. Thomas H. Lee; sister, Harriet Taggart Pearse; two grandsons, Thomas H. Lee Jr. and David Jackson Lee and his wife, Wendi Lee.
Memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 11 a.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church in Durham. The family will receive friends at the church following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Epworth United Methodist Church, 3002 Hope Valley Road, Durham, N.C.
Arrangements are by the Cremation Society of the Carolinas, Inc.

LILLIAN LASSITER

RALEIGH -- Mrs. Lillian Lassiter of 2360 Stevens Rd., died Monday, June 9, 1997. Funeral service to be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Haywood Funeral Home chapel. Burial to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Survivors: daughter, Mildred M.Pearson; son, James Lassiter; sister, Hazel Pulley, all of Raleigh; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Wake on Wednesday at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m.

DR. BETTY H. LONG

CHAPEL HILL -- Dr. BettyLee Hubbard Long, 67, of Whitehead Circle, died Monday at her residence.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Church of the Holy Family Episcopal Church where she was a member and had served as parish secretary.
Mrs. Long was a native of Florida and a retired clinical psychologist having served at VA Medical in Durham and later at Alamance County Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Eugene Long Jr.;daughter, Melissa Jean Long of Austin, TX.; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Slyvia Hubbard Jr.; niece, CarolHubbard of Boston, MA.; nephew, Phillip Hubbard of St. Louis, MO.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of the donors' choice.
Walkers Funeral Home of Chapel Hill is in chargeof arrangements.

HARRY C. MASON

DURHAM -- Retired Rear Admiral Harry C. Mason, 80, died suddenly Friday, June 6, in Durham.
Admiral Mason retired in 1972 from the Navy as commanding officer of the Naval Ship Engineering Center in Hyattsville, MD, a group which then encompassed the engineering talent involved in the design, building, and support of naval ships. For the final half of his naval career, he was an Engineering Duty Officer whose principal jobs were in research and development and in the management of industrial or engineering functions of the Navy Bureau of Ships.
A graduate of the Naval Academy in 1938, Admiral Mason helped sail Vamarie to Bermuda the first year theNaval Academy raced there in 1938. In 1949, he earned his Masters Degree in engineering electronics from the Navy Postgraduate School then in Annapolis.
During his first 15 years in the Navy, Admiral Mason was a seagoing officer, principally in cruisers and destroyers. He joined USS Nashville (CL43) as an ensign in 1938 and left her as a lieutenant commander in 1944. Nashville was part of the task force that launched Doolittle's raiders to Japan, and General Douglas MacArthur rode Nashville as his flagship in several invasions. In 1944 Admiral Mason became executive officer of the USS Brush (DD745), operating as the first of the radar pickets forthe force. In 1945, as World War II ground to an end, he became commanding officer of USS Wadsworth (DD516), partof the invasion force o Okinawa. Wadsworth remained in Japan until November 1945.
Admiral Mason's final naval command afloat was as commanding officer of USS Nicholas (DDE 449) during the Korean War. He considered that command his most rewarding assignment, and the ship's call sign, "Sandals," was the name given to the sailboat he and his wife sailed to Bahamas every other year from 1978-1990.
He andhis family lived in Falls Church, VA during his assignments in the Washington area from 1955-1960 and 1965-1972.He moved to Annapolis in 1973 where he remained until his marriage to Jean Coward in 1991 when he moved to Whispering Pines, NC. In April of 1997 they moved to Durham, NC.
Admiral Mason's wife of nearly 50 years.Mary Elizabeth Mason, died in 1990.
His survivors include his wife, Jean Coward Mason of Durham; hisson, Larry C. Mason of Grass Valley, CA; his daughters, Jane Anne Poole of Davis, CA, Linda Murphy and Carol Mason, both of Annapolis, MD; stepsons, retired navy Captain Asbury Coward IV of Annapolis and Curtis Cowardof Reston, VA; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at theNaval Academy Chapel at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Gifts in memory of Admiral Mason may be sent to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 162 Prince George Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

PATTIE T. McFARLAND

OXFORD -- Mrs. PattieTunstall McFarland, 85, of 114 Forest Ave., died Monday, June 9 in Hillcrest Convalescent Center, Durham, NC.A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Robert and Tazzie Eakes Tunstall and a member of OxfordBaptist Church.
Funeral service will be conducted at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, by the Rev. Dr. J. Steven Bolton. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Surviving: three daughters, Lillian McFarland Hicks of Durham, Lelia McFarland Frazier of Roanoke Rapids, Martha McFarland Russell of New Bern; sister, Louise T. Parks of Henderson; six grandchildren.
In lieu o f flowers, memorials may be made to Oxford Baptist Church, P.O. Box 398, Oxford, NC 27565.
Family will be at funeral home Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m.; and at other times at the home.

JOHN F. McGUIRE

RALEIGH -- Mr. John F. McGuire of 2403 Bedford Avenues, died Friday, June 6, 1997. Funeral service to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Temple U.M. Burial to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Survivors: daughters, Grace Howell of New York City and Johnsie Crawford of Long Island, NY; sons-in-law, Robert Howell of New York City; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one niece; several nephews and other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Virginia Nichols and Family.
Visitation 1:30-2 p.m. Thursday at the church.

DR. ANDER M. "BOOTS" MUMFORD

GREENVILLE-- Dr. Ander Morgan "Boots" Mumford, 81, died Tuesday, June 10, 1997 at his home in Greenville.
The funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Hugh Burlington. Entombment will be in Pinewood Mausoleum.
Dr. Mumford was born on January 13, 1916 in Ayden to Mr. and Mrs. Heber Gardner Mumford. He grew up in Ayden graduating from Ayden High School in 1932 as classhistorian. He attended Wake Forest College from 1933 until 1939 and graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry and Medicine. He obtained his medical degree in 1941 from Jefferson Memorial College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and interned with Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia.
On December 21, 1941, Dr. Mumford married Bedie Price and from 1942 until 1946 he served in the United States Army attaining the rank of captain.He entered general medical practice in 1946 in Winterville, North Carolina, served as President of the Pitt CountyMedical Society in 1949 and 1958, and was chief of Obstetrics from 1953 until 1955.
From 1959 until 1962 Dr. Mumford specialized in Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) at Duke Medical Center. He returned to Greenville in 1962 and started a new practice, which became Pitt Ear, Nose and Throat. He was an active memberof the American Medical Association and the Pitt County Medical Society. He served as Chief of Staff for PittCounty Memorial Hospital from 1965 until 1966. He retired from his full-time practice in 1982.
Dr.Mumford was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, Sunday School teacher and was a member of the Men's Bible Class. He was also a former member of the Greenville Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by: his wife, Bedie P. Mumford; daughter and son-in-law, Ginny and Jim Temple of Marshallberg; granddaughters and sons-in-law, Bedie and Ron Kohake of Winterville, Laura and David Warren of Winterville; great-granddaughter, Morgan Warren of Winterville; brother, Harry G. Mumford of Ayden.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1101 S. Elm Street, Greenville, NC 27858.

HOWARD ROSSON OLDHAM

RALEIGH -- Howard R. Oldham of R aleigh, born to Virginia Jenkins and Robert Lee Oldham of Goldston, Chatham County, died Tuesday.
Thefourth son among five brothers and five sisters, he worked on the family farm until taking ship with the AtlanticGulf and Pacific Shipping Co. as an assistant steward. While transporting lumber, soybeans and Brazilian coffee, his ship rammed a dock near Los Angeles where it was put in for repairs.
Howard left the merchant fleet and returned to North Carolina where he attended N.C. State University in Raleigh.
Leaving North Carolina for New York in 1928, he joined the Horn and Hardart Restaurant Companies and married Emma Ann Dark of Siler City, bringing his bride to live in New York City. He became general manager of the restaurant chain at age 35, superintending restaurant service until his retirement in 1972.
Returning to Raleigh, Howard and Emma travelled throughout South America, representing the International Executive Service Corps.
Howard was predeceased by Emma and his only daughter, Janice.
He is survived by hiswife of sixteen years, Katharine P. Oldham; son, Arthur Oldham and his wife, Karen; stepdaughter, Eva Williams; sisters, Delcie Davis of Goldston, Bertha Lloyd of Raleigh, Helen Eppley of Vienna, VA.; grandchildren,Christopher and Matthew Oldham, Kerry Rochefort and May Kropp; great-granddaughters, Kate Oldham and Cora Kropp.
Memorial service will be held at White Memorial Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 13, at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to White Memorial Presbyterian Church's Outreach Programs, 1704 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27608.

EDWARD F. PHILLIPS JR.

DURHAM -- Mr. Edward Frank Phillips Jr., 72, of 5301 Pine Way Drive, died Tuesday morning at Duke University Medical Center.
Mr. Phillips was a native of Charlotte. He attended the Charlotte Schools and graduated from N.C. State University. Mr. Phillips was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member and past president of the Durham branch of Association of General Contractors. Mr. Phillips was a member of Mt. Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ford Phillips in 1992.
Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, 2 p.m. in the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Davies Owen. Interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Betsy P. and Richard C. Hamilton of the home, Adele P. and Grover C. Truslow of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jennifer Freeman and Christopher Freeman; two sisters, Nancy P. Saylor of Midland, TX., Katherine P. Webberof Charleston, S.C.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. at the home, 5301 Pine Way Drive.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to General Medicine Teaching and Research Fund, c/o Frank Neelon, MD., P.O. Box 3021, DUMC, Durham, N.C. 27710 or to Mt. BethelPresbyterian Church, 3541 Rose of Sharon Road, Durham, N.C. 27712.

SHIRLEY H. RAMBEAU

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Shirley Kathryn Hairr Rambeau, 62, died Monday, June 9. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Chalybeate Springs Baptist Chur ch. Burial, church cemetery.
Surviving: son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. Jr. and Gina Rambeau of Dunn; son, James G. Rambeau of Chalybeate Springs; mother, Leta Hairr of Sampson County; brother, Mack N. Hairr of Chesapeake, Va.; sister and brother-in-law, Karen and John Dale of Sampson County.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today, Sugg Funeral Home, Fuquay-Varina.
Contributions may be made to Spring Branch Church Building Fund, Spring Branch Road, Dunn.

RAYMOND ASHBY TARKINGTON SR.
Retired N.C. Magistrate

EDENTON -- Mr. Raymond Ashby "R.A." Tarkington Sr., 86, of the 100 block of W. Queen St., died Tuesday, June 10, 1997 in Chowan Hospital. A native of Washington County, Mr. Tarkington was a son of the lateFrank Ceaton and Elizabeth Knowles Tarkington and the husband of the late Anita Harris Tarkington.
Mr. Tarkington had served as a regional director for the Southern Life Insurance Company, and later studied and became a N.C. Magistrate serving 25 years in Chowan County. He retired as Magistrate at age 79. He wasand his wife were owners of the Tarkington Clothing Store in Edenton.
Mr. Tarkington was a member of the Edenton Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon and in the church choir. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Shriner and member of Eastern Star, where he was Past Worthy Patron. He was also Past Master of the Unanimity Lodge #7 in Edenton.
Surviving Mr. Tarkington is his daughter, Ellene T. Wallin of Tucson, Ariz.; his son, Dr. R. Ashby Tarkington Jr. of Chester, Va.; three sisters, Audrey Hardison of Plymouth, Pearl Myers of Norfolk, Va., Dora Gibbs of Belhaven; two brothers, Elbert Tarkington of Roper, Irvin Tarkington ofVirginia Beach, Va.; five grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in the Edenton Baptist Church by Dr. Kenneth Word. Entombment will follow in the Beaver Hill Cemetery with Masonic Rites.
The family will be receiving friends at the residence.
The Evans Funeral Home ofEdenton is serving the Tarkington Family.

CONNIE W. WILDER
Aug. 12, 1918-June 10, 1997

MIDDLESEX -- Connie Wilton Wilder, 78, of 243 Wilder Road, died suddenly Tuesday morning at his home. He was a retired farmer and a Army Veteran, serving during WWII.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 1997, Friendship Freewill Baptist Church with Reverend Jacky Raper officiating. Burial in the church cemetery.
Surviving: wife, Virginia Woodard Wilder; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Johnny Boone of Middlesex; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Sue Wilder, Ray and Margaret Wilder, all of Middlesex, Rex and Jo AnnWilder of Greenville; sisters, Ella W. Fulghum of Middlesex, Mamie W. Creech of Zebulon, Cassie W. Williamsonof Hamlet, Barbara W. Baucom of Greensboro; grandchildren, Robin and Renea' Wilder, Beth Wilder and fiance', Robert Hendrickson, Josh and Mark Wilder, April Boone.
Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Freewill Baptist Church, 47 Friendship Church Road, Middlesex, N.C. 27557.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today, Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.

NELL H. WINTER

RALEIGH -- Mrs. Nell HicksWinter, 83, wife of the late Arthur W. Winter (Art's Soda Shop) passed June 9, 1997 at her home. Funeral service at 3 p.m. Thursday at Mitchell Funeral Home, 600 Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh. Burial will be in Raleigh Memorial Park. Rev. Joe Savage, officiating. She was a member of North Cary Baptist Church.
Surviving: brother, LeRoy Hicks and wife, Estolyn of Raleigh; sisters, Louise Medlin Hackford and her husband, Wally, Mary Hamilton, all of Jacksonville, Fl.; nephews and nieces, William B. Medlin and wife, Cora, Kenneth Hicks and wife, Sue, John Hicks Jr. and wife, Marsha, Susan Bloodworth and husband, Jim, Marilyn Geisler, all ofRaleigh, NC, Linda Kelley and husband, Edward, Thurman Hamilton Jr. and Linwood Hamilton and wife, Betsy, both Jacksonville, Fl. and Tracy Jackson and wife, Dianne of Long Beach, NC; goddaughter, Elizabeth Medlin Knapp of Jacksonville, Fl and 27 nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends7-9 p.m. Wednesday atthe funeral home; and other times at 5737 Trinity Road, Raleigh, NC.
Memorials may be made to North Cary Baptist Church, 505 Reedy Creek Road, Cary, NC 27513.

OTIS S. YOUNG

CLAYTON -- Funeral service for Otis Stanley Young, 47, who died Monday, June 9, 1997 will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 1997, First Baptist Church, Clayton. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Clayton.
Surviving: wife, Helen Young; daughter, Marissa Barnes of Clayton; stepdaughter, Debra Sanders of Selma; stepsons, Horace Sanders of Goldsboro, Dodbra Sanders of Raleigh; parents, Annie Pearl Brunson of Clinton; father, James Yates of Garner; stepmother, Mae Frances Yates of Garner; sister, Evelyn L. Hargrove of Clinton; brothers, Brooks N. Young of Wake Forest, Gordon Yates of Raleigh, Michael Lee of Florida, Christopher Murphy and Prentice Murphy, both of Clinton,Willard Murphy of Warsaw; aunts, Louise Scott and Ola Thompson, both of Raleigh, Rena Powell of Clayton.
Visitation 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 1997, First Baptist Church, Clayton.
Arrangementsby Hood Funeral Home.


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