|JOHN R. "JACK" SCHMITZER
RALEIGH -- John R. "Jack" Schmitzer of Raleigh, died Friday, June 13,
Mr. Schmitzer grew up in Beacon, N.Y., and retired from IBM after 39
years of service. He was a parishoner of St. Francis of Assisi RC Church,
and was a volunteer for SCORE in Raleigh after his retirement.
Surviving are his wife, Pat; daughters, Julie Amanna, husband, Pil
and children Courtney, Jackie and Hayley of Raleigh, Suzy Osborne, husband,
Dale and children, Jacob, Hannah and Lydia of Chapel Hill, Anne Deaton,
husband, David and children, Lucy and Ryan of Key Largo, Fla; son, John
and wife, Amy of Roanoke, Va.;sister, Jean MacAvery of Beacon, N.Y.; and
many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by asister, Florence Lynch.
Visiting hours are Monday from 2-4 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi RC
Church, 11401 Leesville Road, where the Funeral Mass will be offered at
In lieu of flowers, memorialdonations may be made to St. Francis of
Assisi RC Church or Hospice of Wake County, 4513 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh,
Arrangements by Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave.
VIDA BETTS ATKINS
FAYETTEVILLE -- Vida Betts Atkins, 97, of 7718, Lakeview Street, died
Friday.She was a member of Cedar Falls Baptist Church and a member of the
Caring Sunday School Class at Cedar Falls Baptist Church in Fayetteville.
She was formerly a member of Apex Baptist Church and the Thomas William
Atkins former rural Mail Carrier in Apex.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, June 16, 1997 at Cedar Falls Baptist
Church. Rev. Floyd Benfield officiating. Graveside service 3 p.m. Monday
at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Durham.
Surviving: son, Signal Corps Colonel George Calvin Atkins, retired
U.S. Army of Fayetteville; sister, Virgie Goodwin of Raleigh; brothers,
Avery Betts of Wilson, Odell Betts of Fuquay-Varina; four grandchildren,
Captain Robert Atkins, U.S. Air Force of Reston, Va., Dr. Kevin Atkins
of Holly Springs, Elizabeth and Rodrigues of Greenville, S.C., Timothy
Atkins of Arlington, Va.; great-grandson, Paul Calvin Rodriguez of Greenville,
The family will receive friends at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home 7-9
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Falls Baptist ChurchBuilding
Fund, 6101 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, N.C. 28311 or a charity of your
MARY JENKINS BULLOCK
KANNAPOLIS -- Mrs. Mary Jenkins Bullock, 95,of Wesleyan Arms Inc High
Point formerly of Kannapolis died Wednesday June 11, 1997. Mrs. Bullock
was born October 31, 1901 Granville County the daughter of Romulus Sanders
and Mary Frances Moss Jenkins. She attended Louisburg College and graduated
from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. She was a French, Latin and
English school teacher teaching in the Wilton, Black Mountain and Kannapolis
school systems. Mrs. Bullock was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church
in Kannapolis where she was a long time teacher of the Exodus Sunday SchoolClass.
On November 28, 1928 she married William Junius Bullock who was past Superintendent
of the KannapolisCity schools and he preceded her in death August 10, 1987.
Surviving: two daughters, Mrs. Mary B. Ward of Asheboro; Mrs. Jane
B. Lock of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sons, William J. Bullock of Kannapolis,
David O.Bullock of Raleigh; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist
Church in Kannapolis.
Sechrest Funeral Home in High Point is in charge of arrangements.
The family request that memorials be directed to Trinity United Methodist
Church, East First St. Kannapolis, N.C. 28023.
W. GENE CHAMBERS
LILLINGTON -- Williard Gene Chambers, 60, died Friday. He was a sewing
machine mechanic for Gould ad Goodrich Company in Lillington.
Funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday at O'Quinn Peebles
Funeral Home by the Rev. Ed Rogers and Rev. Roy McLamb. Burial will be
Westview Memorial Gardens.
Surviving: wife, Evelyn McLeod Chambers; daughters, Susan Darlene Starling
and Wanda Jean Adams both of Lillington, Anna Ruth Peele of Fayetteville;
Family will receive friends Saturday 7-9 p.m. at O'Quinn-Peeble Funeral
WILSON -- J.A. Groce, 75, died Saturday June 14, 1997. He was born April
Graveside service, Monday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Dr. Larry Issacs officiating.
Surviving: wife, Irene Christl Groce; daughter,Linda Walls of Wilson;
sons, Dennis Groce of Raleigh; sisters, Leva Gallman of High Point, Jackie
Medlin of Hickory, Inez Lee, Thelma Quinn, Pat Jones and Trudy Alewine
all of Spatinburg, S.C.; brother, Bill Groce of Welford, S.C.; five grandchildren.
Visitation, Sunday from 7-9 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home and at other
times at 1106 Sunnybrook Road.
The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society,
P.O. Box 9, Wilson, N.C. 27894.
PAUL S. HEINSKE
GARNER -- Paul Scott Heinske, 48, died Friday, May 30, 1997 at home
after courageously battling a long time illness. Graveside serviceswere
conducted by Father Charles Mulholland on June 5th at the National Cemetery
BornJanuary 10, 1949 in Ironwood, Michigan, the son of Calvin and Clare
Heinske, Scott graduated from White Pine HighSchool (Michigan) in 1967.
He later served in the United States Army in Vietnam and was awarded both
a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his service. Scott spent the greater
parts of his life honing his professional musicalskills. Throughout his
life, Scott's great loves were his family, music and his animals.
Survivors include: parents, Calvin and Clare Heinske of Clayton; sisters,
Barbara Mouchahoir of Garner, Anita Trecartin of Raleigh; brothers, David
Heinske of Garner, Patrick Heinske of Fuquay-Varina; nieces and friends.
MALCOLM F. "MACKIE" McDONALD
DURHAM -- Malcolm F. "Mackie" McDonald, of Beta Circle Drive, died Tuesday,
June 10, at Duke Hospital in Durham, following a year-long battle with
Born in Greenville, Ky., he was raised in Memphis, Tenn. and was a
1945 graduate of Central High School. At age 17 he joined the Merchant
Marine and served his country in both the Atlantic and Pacific. After service,
he attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
In 1949, he joined his family dairy business, Coldwater Ice and Cheese
Co., in Coldwater, Miss. and Collierville, Tenn.
He moved to Western North Carolina in 1960 when he became Vice President
of Manufacturing at W.C.Hennessee Lumber Company. While in this position,
he engineered and managed the building of two mills at the Addie Plant,
the second project being the largest improvement in the company's history.
The business wassold to Hammermill Hardwoods in 1980, where he worked
until retiring in 1986. Upon retirement, Mackie enjoyedfishing at the Santee-Cooper
lakes in South Carolina, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He al so taught himself to use a home computer, and enjoyed the intricacies
of computer investing.
During his years in Sylva, Mackie was active in many church and community
activities. For twenty years he was aRed Cross Volunteer, helping to manage
Blood-Mobile operations in the Sylva area. He was a member of theHarris
Regional Hospital Board for 15 years, and served as vice-chairman. During
this time, he chaired the committees to construct Mountain Trace Nursing
Home and the Don Morgan wing of the hospital.
Hewas a member of the Sylva First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dortha Hennessee McDonald;
daughter, Donna "Sis" Williams of Raleigh; two sons, Malcolm "Mac" McDonald
and his wife, Jeanne of Blytheville, Ark., and C.A. McDonald and his wife,
Janey of Franklin, Va.; brother, William "Witty" McDonald and his wife,
Barbara of Germantown, Tenn.; step-brother, Mark Annis and his wife, Martha
of Memphis.He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Rebekah, Catherine,
Emily, Malcolm, Donna and Josiah of Blytheville and Katie, Laura and Joseph
A funeral service will be held at 2 on Friday, June 13 at the Sylva
First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Keener Cemetery. The family
received friends at the MoodyFuneral Home on Thursday, June 12. In lieu
of flowers, memorials contributions may be made to the "Together We Grow"
program of the Sylva First Baptist Church.
RALEIGH -- Charlie McGee, 83, of 4105 Southall Road died Saturday, June
14, 1997. Mr. McGee was born in Johnston County and was involved in the
wholesale produce business all his life and spent the last years until
retirement as Co-Owner of Ennis and McGee Produce Co.
Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, June 16, 1997 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service
Chapel,Knightdale. Burial, Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.
Surviving: wife, Bessie McLamb McGee; son, JosephEdward "Joe" McGee
and his wife Linda McGee of Raleigh; grandson, Michael McGee and his wife
Helen McGee; granddaughter, Lee Anne McGee; great-grandchildren, Charlie
McGee and Zachary McGee; sisters, Letha McGee Patterson of Knightdale,
Matilda McGee Williams of Benson.
Family will receive relatives and friendsSunday evening June 15, 1997,
7-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the McGee home 4105
Southall Road, Raleigh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Duke University
Medical Center - Department of Psychiatry - Alzheimer's Research Fund,
c/o Dr. Ahearn, P.O. Box 3215, Durham, N.C. 27710 or to Garner Advent Christian
Church-Building Fund, 1120 Vandora Springs Road, Garner, N.C. 27529.
JOHN H. MORGAN
LILLINGTON -- Mr. John H. Morgan, 41, died Wednesday in an automobile
accident in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a native of Harnett County and a resident
of Suwanne, Georgia. He was a foreman in residential home construction
in Georgia. Graveside service will be conducted 4:30 p.m. Monday at Harnett
Memorial Park in Lillington by the Rev. Rick Hanse and Bishop H.B. Seymour.
Surviving: wife, Angela Wood Morgan; daughters, Lauren Elizabeth Morganand
Meredith Olivia Morgan, both of the home; son, John Harrison Morgan Jr.
of the home; father and stepmothe r, Judge Robert B. and Linda Morgan of
Rt. 1 Lillington; mother, Patricia Hoover of Columbia, SC; sister, Suzanne
Morgan Wilkins of Lexington, S.C.; brother, Robert B. Morgan Jr. of Irmo,
SC; stepsisters, Michelle Morgan and Robin Marks, both of Lillington; maternal
grandmother, Hilda Hoover of Columbia, SC.
Family to receive friends 3:15-4:15 p.m. Monday at O'Quinn-Peebles
Funeral Home in Lillington.
FRANKLIN BOYD MYERS
RALEIGH -- Franklin Boyd Meyers died Saturday, June 14, 1997 at Rex
Hospital. Mr. Meyers was born in Moore County on July 8, 1927 tothe late
Oscar F. and Bettie Jane Myers.
A retired mechanical engineer, he graduated from North Carolina State
University in 1951.
Surviving: wife, JoAnne Woodley Myers; daughters, Sibyl Jane Myers
of Pittsburg, Pa., and Alline Frances Myers of Gaithersburg, Md.; son,
Franklin Boyd Myers and wife, Susan of Kingsbort, Tn.; sisters, Mary Jane
Overby of Reidsville; brother, James Richard Myers of Pinehurst; sister-in-law,Cathy
Woodley; brother-in-law, Howard Moore; niece, Terri O. Elliott; nephews,
Mark Overby and wife, Debbie, and Robert Overby; two great-nephews.
Visitation will be at Brown Wynne Funeral Home, 300 St. Mary's St.,
Monday 7-9 p.m. Funeral service at St. Paul's Christian Church conducted
by Reverend Thomas L. Law on Tuesday 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Restlawn
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Christian Church Endowment Fund,
3331 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27612.
MODELLE LILLIAN PENNY
ZEBULON -- Modelle Lillian Penny, 79, of 5009 Hopkins Chapel Road, died
Friday, June 13, 1997 at Wake Medical Center.
Funeral2 p.m. Monday, June 16, 1997, L. Harold Poole Funeral Service
Chapel, Knightdale. Burial, Penny Family Cemetery, 4140 Zebulon Road, Zebulon.
Surviving: daughter, Linda P. Morris of Raleigh, Betty H. Penny of
Zebulon; sons, Melvin L. Penny and Ronnie E. Penny, both of Zebulon; brother,
Thurman L. Penny of Raleigh; sisters, Thelma P. Weaver and Gloria P. Underwood,
both of Raleigh; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; special
friend, Lettie Gray Perry of Zebulon.
Modelle was preceded in death by her son, Trent M. Penny, June 20,
Family will receive relatives and friends Sunday evening, June 15,
1997 from7-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the home.
RUDOLPH B. "RUDY" PHILLIPS
CARY -- Rudolph B. "Rudy" Phillips, 78, of Cary, died Saturday, June
14, 1997 at his home after a short illness.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 16, 1997 at
Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.
Surviving are: wife, Helen W. Phillips of the home; son and daughter-in-law,
Judson and Natalie Phillipsof Atlanta, Georgia; and brother, William Dixon
Phillips of Henderson, Nevada.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Brown-Wynne
Funeral Home in Cary.
MARYLEE HAMILTON RYALS
KNIGHTDALE -- Marylee Hamilton Ryals, 52, of 111 Dianne Street, died
Saturday afternoon June 14, 1997 in her home.
Born Jul y 22, 1944 in Harnett County, Marylee worked for 27 years
with Dillon Supply Co., and one year with G.&.W Equipment Co., and
served as their parts sales manager.
Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 1997, Green Pines Baptist Church
Hodge Road, Knightdale. Burial, Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church Cemetery,
Chalybeate Springs, Harnett County.
Surviving: husband, Clarence Vernon Ryals Sr.; daughter, Cynthia "Cindy"McLean
of Southern Pines; mother, Vernie Seate Hamilton of Chalybeate Springs,
Harnett County; stepdaughter, Betty Harp of Creedmoor, Rhonda Hailey of
Knightdale; stepson, Clarence Vernon Ryals Jr. of Coats; sister, Nancy
H. Nye of Chapel Hill; brothers, Newton Hamilton, Jimmy Hamilton, both
of Fuquay-Varina; seven step grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren.
Marylee was preceded in death by her father, Robert Worth Hamilton
in 1979 and a brother, Robert Worth Hamilton Jr. in 1989.
Family will receive relatives and friends Monday evening June 16, 1997
at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service from 7-8:30 p.m. and other times at
Flowers are accepted, but memorial contributions may be made to Hospice
of Wake County, 4513Creedmoor Road, fourth floor, Raleigh, N.C. 27612.
CLIFTON WILBERT STANSBURY
CHAPEL HILL -- CliftonWilbert Stansbury, 85, of Barclay Road, died Saturday
at UNC Medical Center following a short illness.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Amity United Methodist
Church in Chapel Hill where he was amember. Burial will be at a later date
Mr. Stansbury was a native of Houston, Tx.,
and retired as a maintenance
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joreita Davis Stansbury of Chapel
Hill and a daughter, Mrs. CeCille Elliott Cilveti of Chapel Hill; three
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Walkers Funeral Home of Chapel Hill is in charge of local arrangements.
DURWOOD "D.B" SURLES
BENSON -- Durwood "D.B." Surles, 86, died Friday. Mr. Surles was a life-long
resident of Johnston County. He was a member and former deacon of Pleasant
Hill Christian Church. He was a retired farmer and surveyor. His last days
were spent at Britthaven of Harnett after an extended illness. He was preceded
in death by his wife, Mrs. Anna Lee Surles, and his son-in-law, Mr. Dan
Funeral 3 p.m. Sunday at West & Dunn Funeral Home Chapel in Benson.
Rev. Carl Dixon and Rev. Don Williams officiating. Burial, Devotional Gardens
Surviving: daughter, Betty S. Parrish of Benson; son and daughter-in-law,
Raeford Lee and Doris Surles ofBenson; brothers, Bobby Creech of Benson
and Hunter Creech of Savannah, GA; special friend, Virene Young ofBenson;
grandchildren, Bonita Adams, Robert Surles, Jenny Parrish, Vonda Parrish,
and Teresa Wood, all of Benson;great-grandchildren, Jordan Adams, Anna
Surles, Jeremy Parrish, Emilee Parrish, and Alex Wood.
Family at the funeral home 7-9 p.m. Saturday.
Arrangements by West & Dunn Funeral Home, Benson.
BOYD W. TERRELL
RALEIGH -- Boyd Wilson Ter rell, 69, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, June
Mr. Terrell was born in Raleigh, and was a minister.
Surviving are sons Ned, Steve, Donnie, Robert and David, all of Detroit;
daughters, Susie Jordan, Phyllis Scott, Marilyn Terrell and Jenette Terrell,
all of Detroit; sisters, Evelyn Smith, Susie Williams, Mildred Sanders
and Lorine Barbour, all of Raleigh; brothers, Mack Terrell of Philadelphia
and Willie Terrell of Atlanta; aunt, Rocellia Barnette of Baltimore, and
a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Monday, June 16, 1 p.m. at Mitchell
Funeral Home chapel, with Bishop Roosevelt Ashford officiating.
Visiting hours from 7-8 p.m. Sunday, Mitchell Funeral Home, 600 Saint
SALLY MAE BASS VINSON
RALEIGH -- Sallie Mae Bass Vinson of 305 Garner Road, Apt. 218, died
Wednesday. Funeral service, Monday 1 p.m. at Wake BaptistGrove. Burial,
Carolina Biblical Gardens.
Surviving: mother, Orelia Bass Terry of Raleigh; sisters, Ethel Watson
of Garner, Mary Ott of Norfolk, Va. and Maggie Rowe of Raleigh; brothers,
James Bass Hillside, N.J.
Visitation at the church 12:30-1 p.m. Monday.
The family will receive friends at 4412 Wilmington Rd.
A Lea Funeral Home Service 231-1000.
NETA N. WELLS
PIKEVILLE -- Neta Narron Wells, 84, of the Nahunta community, died Friday
night. She was the widow of Mallie Wells.
Funeral,Sunday, 3:30 p.m., Shackleford Funeral Chapel, Fremont. Interment,
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
Surviving, sons, Melvin Wells and Kenneth Wells of Nahunta, Gordon
Wells of Williamston; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
ADELLE C. WILSON
DURHAM -- Mrs. Adelle Capps Wilson, 72, of Durham died Friday.
A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Parker
Bartley and Mamie Hinnant Capps.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Carr United Methodist Church
with the Rev. Brian Wingo officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to Carr United Methodist
Church, 107 N. Driver St., Durham, N.C. 27703.
EDWARD ODELL CASHWELL
GARNER -- Edward Odell Cashwell, 64, of 1416
Faye Drive, died in Rex Hospital, Sunday, June 15, 1997. Funeral service
will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home with
Rev. Ralph Strickland officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery
in Newton Grove.
He was a native of Sampson County and the
son of the late Graham and Iula Bass Cashwell.He was a member of Browns
Baptist Church and a retired electrician from N.C. Motor Controls.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Weeks Cashwell
of the home; son, Eddie Cashwell of Clayton; daughter, Tracie Cashwell
Drive of Louisburg; brother, Ronnie Cashwell and a granddaughter, Meredith
Grace Cashwell of Clayton.
The family will receive friends Monday evening
from 7-9 p.m. at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Homein Clinton.
RUTH Y. COX
CARY -- Ruth Yarborough Cox, 66, of 308 E.
Park St., died Sunday at Rex Hospital.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m.
Tuesday at Rogers Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Lee Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Cox is survived by her husband, Cameron
"Bill" Cox of Cary; two sons, Cameron Cox Jr. of Greensboro, James Cox
of LaFayette,La.; four sisters, Willa Holder of Sanford, Frances Venable
of Carthage, Hester McKay and Carolyn Dull both of Cameron; five brothers,
Neal Yarborough, Archie Yarborough, and Steve Yarborough, all of Sanford,
Malcolm Yarborough of Garner, John Yarborough of Cameron; one grandchild,
Cameron Cox III of Reidsville.
Memorials can be made to the Cary Public Library,
310 S. Academy St., Cary 27511.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday
at the Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.
NANCY Q. DAVIS
RALEIGH -- Nancy Quin Davisof Lake Carey and
Raleigh, N.C. passed away on Friday evening June 13, 1997. Services will
be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. from the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church.
Arrangement by the Sheldon-KukuchkaFuneral
Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
MAE H. DRIVER
FUQUAY-VARINA -- Mae Hilliard Driver, 76, died
Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Greenlawn
Surviving: son, Oscar Wagoner Jr. of Fuquay-Varina;
Mrs. Driver was preceded in death by her husband,
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.
today, Sugg Funeral Home.
JESSE C. "J.C." JACOCKS
WINDSOR -- JesseCotten "J.C." Jacocks, 73,
of 1102 Stokes Ave., died Sunday, June 15, 1997 at his river home at Bal
Gra. He wasa native of Bertie County and owner of Jacocks Building Supply.
Mr. Jacocks graduated from Lewiston High School and attended East Carolina
University. He was a member of Davie Lodge #39 and St. Thomas Episcopal
Church. He was a former scoutmaster and former member of the Chamber of
Commerce and past director of Southern Bank.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday at
11 a.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church by the Rev.Barbara Chaffee. Burial
will follow in the church cemetery.
Survivors include, wife, Judith Barnes Jacocks
of Windsor; daughter and son-in-law, Judith Annette J. Loftin and Glynn
Loftin of Swansboro; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Stevenson Jacocks
and Sylvia Newell Jacocks of Williamston, N.C.; grandchildren, William
Emmett Ingram III of Greensboro, Robert Walker Ingram of Raleigh, Sylvia
Cotton Jacocks of Williamston, N.C.
The family will receive friends Monday from
5-6 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home and at other times at Bal Gra Road, Merry
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to Roanoke-Chowan Hospice, P.O. Box 272 Ahoskie, N.C. 27910.
ZOIE S. KING
RALEIGH -- Zoie S. King, 83,died Saturday,
June 14, 1997 at Rex Convalescent Care Center.
Mrs. King was born in Wake County, and lived
her entire life in Raleigh. She was a longtime member of Fairmont United
Surviving are her brother, Robert Lee Sanders,
and stepsisters, Rosalie Harrison and Bobbi Lancaster, both of Raleigh,
May Jordan of Wake Forest, and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. King was predeceased by her husband,
Funeral service is Tuesday, June 17, 11 a.m.
at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Steve Hickle officiating. Interment
in Montlawn Memorial Park.
Visiting hoursMonday, 7-8 p.m. at the funeral
home, 600 Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh.
CHINQUAPIN -- Louise Lanier, 68, died Saturday,
June 14, 1997, at home, 1726 Lyman Road, Chinquapin.
Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 1997 at Community
Funeral Home Chapel, Beulaville, N.C. Burial, James Cemetery, Cypress Creek,
Surviving: stepmother, Minnie B. Jones of
Richland; three sons, Harold Lanier of Greensboro,I.J. Lanier of the home,
Farrell Lanier of Rock Hill, S.C.; one sister, Frances Flibotte of Cameron;
five brothers, Ray Jones of Kinston, Raymond Jones of Princeton, Ollie
Jones of Richlands, Marshall Jones of Durham, Isaac Jones Jr. of Richlands;
five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Visitation, 7-9 p.m. Monday at Community Funeral
Home, Beulaville, N.C.
PEGGY A. LEONARD
WAKE FOREST -- Peggy Ann Lampert Leonard, 57,
formerly of9724 Fonville Road, died Saturday, June 14, 1997 at Wake Medical
Mrs. Leonard was born in Tazewell County,
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Dan P. Leonard.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m.
Tuesday in the Leonard Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Leonard is survived by a daughter, Danita
L. Sullivan of Wake Forest; a son, James Michael Leonard of Louisburg;
sister, Freda Tabor of Youngsville; two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Bright
Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. today, Monday.
RALEIGH -- Charlie McGee, 83, of 4105 Southall
Road died Saturday, June 14, 1997. Mr. McGee was born in Johnston County
and was involved in the wholesale produce business all his life and spent
the last years until retirement as Co-Owner of Ennis and McGee Produce
Funeral 11 a.m. Monday, June 16, 1997 at L.
Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel,Knightdale. Burial, Montlawn Memorial
Surviving: wife, Bessie McLamb McGee; son,
JosephEdward "Joe" McGee and his wife Linda McGee of Raleigh; grandson,
Michael McGee and his wife Helen McGee; grand daughter, Lee Anne McGee;
great-grandchildren, Charlie McGee and Zachary McGee; sisters, Letha McGee
Patterson of Knightdale, Matilda McGee Williams of Benson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to Duke University Medical Center - Department of Psychiatry
- Alzheimer's Research Fund,c/o Dr. Ahearn, P.O. Box 3215, Durham, N.C.
27710 or to Garner Advent Christian Church-Building Fund, 1120 Vandora
Springs Road, Garner, N.C. 27529.
BUIES CREEK -- Mrs. Annie Belle McLeod, 91,
She was the widow of Levy McLeod and was preceded
in death by a son,Frank McLeod.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m.
Monday at Buies Creek First Baptist Church bythe Rev. Michael Simmons and
Rev. John Rogers. Burial will be in the Buies Creek Cemetery.
Surviving: one daughter, Joyce M. Weaver of
Lilesville; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Buies Creek First
Baptist CHurch, Buies Creek, N.C. 27506.
LINNIE DONALD PERRY II
COLERAIN -- Linnie Donald Perry II, 55,of 209
Lazy Hill Road, died Sunday, June 15, 1997 at his home.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.
Monday, June 16, 1997 at Saint Thomas Episcopal Church by the Rev. Barbara
Chaffee. The committal service will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain.
Surviving: wife, Tra Jennette Perry of Colerain;
daughter, Elizabeth Dow Perry of Raleigh; son, Thomas Armistead Perry of
Washington, N.C.; mother, Eloise Burch Perry of Colerain; brothers, Warner
B. Perry of Edenton, Michael M. Perry of Colerain.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to Colerain Rescue Squad, Colerain, N.C. 27924; to Roanoke-Chowan Hospice,
P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, N.C. 27910 or to Saint Thomas Episcopal Church,
302 South Queen St., Windsor, N.C. 27983.
Walker Funeral Home, Windsor is in charge
FRANCES N. POWELL
April 9, 1938 -- June 15, 1997
ZEBULON -- Frances Norton Powell, 59, of 121
Tal House Dr., died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. She was a homemaker
and the daughter of the late Louise Davis and J.B. Norton.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17,
1997, Vandora Springs Freewill Baptist Church, Garner, N.C. with Rev. Jesse
Caton officiating. Burial, Raleigh Memorial Park.
Surviving: husband, Carl Powell; daughter,
Connie Jeans of Louisburg and son, Kenneth Powell of Zebulon; brother,
Robert Norton of Rosewell, N.M.; grandchildren, Krystal and Brittany Jeans.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today,
Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.
MARYLEE HAMILTON RYALS
KNIGHTDALE -- Marylee Hamilton Ryals, 52, of
111 Dianne Street, died Saturday afternoon June 14, 1997 in her home.
Born July 22, 1944 in Harnett County, Marylee
worked for 27 years with Dillon Supply Co., and one year with G.&.W
Equipment Co., and served as their parts sales manager.
Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 1997, Green
Pine s Baptist Church Hodge Road, Knightdale. Burial, Chalybeate Springs
Baptist Church Cemetery, Chalybeate Springs, Harnett County.
Family will receive relatives and friends
Monday evening June 16, 1997 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service from 7-8:30
p.m. and other times at the home.
Flowers are accepted, butmemorial contributions
may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 4513 Creedmoor Road, fourth floor,
Raleigh, N.C. 27612.
RUBY HIGHT STARLING
RALEIGH -- Ruby Hight Starling , 93, formerly
of 3113 Charles B Root Wynd, Apt. 244, Raleigh, died June 15, at Rex Convalescent
Center after abrief period of declining health.
Mrs. Starling was born in Franklin County
on March 13, 1904, to the late Ollie O. and Cora Pierce Hight. She spent
her early years in Buies Creek and was graduated from Buies CreekAcademy.
She married the late James Fulton Starling
on August 6, 1929 and they spent most of their married life in Lumberton,
N.C., where they owned and managed Modern Furniture Company together.
Mrs.Starling was an active member of First
Baptist Church in Lumberton and she participated in many clubs andcommunity
organizations before moving to Independence Village in Raleigh in 1995.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law,
Dr. James F. and Diana Starling of Danville, Va., and by a daughter and
son-in-law, Dr. Robert E. and Ann S. Singleton of Raleigh, and fivegrandchildren,
Jeff, Brent and Amanda Starling and Rob and Hollis Singleton. She is also
survived by a granddaughter-in-law, Kim Singleton and a sister-in-law,
Juanita Hight of Buies Creek.
A graveside service willbe held at 11:30 o'clock
on Tuesday, June 17, at Meadowbrook Cemetery in Lumberton, N.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to First Baptist Church, 602 N. Walnut Street, Lumberton, N.C. 28358.
THELMA C. WHITAKER
DURHAM -- Thelma Virginia Casper Whitaker,
65, of 5960 Brinda Ave., widow of the late Bill S. Whitaker, died Saturday.
A native of Hertford County, she is the daughter
of the late William John and Thelma Parker Casper. She hasbeen a resident
of Norfolk, Va. for the last 43 years and was attended Calvary Presbyterian
Surviving are three sisters, Willie Marie
Evans of Edenton, Edna Thomas of Butner and Elizabeth Scott of Norfolk;
one brother, Linwood John Casper of Durham and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday
at the Hall-Wynne Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Dr. Lonnie Graves and the Rev.
James Laws will officiate and burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Monday at
Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and all other times at the home of her brother,
John Casper, 413 N. Hyde Park Ave. and the home of her sister, Edna Thomas,
315 19th St., Butner.
LOIS D. WOMBLE
MONCURE -- Lois Dean Womble, 66, died Saturday.
Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday, Buckhorn United Methodist
Church. Burial, church ceme tery.
Surviving: daughter, Kay Dean Bray and fiance,
Fleet R. Spell of Wilmington; daughter, Ruth Dean Jones and husband, Neil
S. Jones of Moncure; brothers, Charles Jeffries of Sanford and Kenneth
Jeffries of Moncure; sister, Peggy Carter of Aberdeen; special nephew and
family, Jeff, Amy, Jeffrey and Amanda Carter of Sanford.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m.
today, Sugg Funeral Home in Fuquay-Varina and atother times at the home
of Neil and Ruth Jones.
The family requests memorial contributions
bemade to the Buckhorn United Methodist Church cemetery fund.