Miscellaneous Henry County, Virginia Obituaries - 2000

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Alfred W. Brown
Alfred Wiley Lee Brown, 73, of Penhook, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000.
Surviving are two brothers, Raymond Brown of Gladehill and Calvin Brown of Bassett; five sisters, Mary B. Cobbs of Penhook, Lillie B. Mitchell of St. Albania, N.Y., Estelle B. Sheltor of Washington, D.C., and Alma B. Holland and Shelia Keeling, both of Roanoke.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Truevine Baptist Church by the Rev. Wayne Watkins. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will be at the church one hour before the service.
Stanfield Mortuary Service in Rocky Mount is in charge of the arrangements. 

Delores J. Joyce
Delores Jane Duggins Joyce, 58, of 3419 County Line Road, Patrick Springs, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
She was born Jan. 31, 1942, in Rockingham County, N.C., and was preceded in death by a twin brother, Wayne Duggins.
She was disabled and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Collinsville.
Surviving are her husband, Samuel G. Joyce of Patrick Springs; two sons, Terry Craddock and Tim Craddock, both of Martinsville; two stepsons, Michael Joyce of Bassett, and Brad Joyce of Stoneville, N.C.; a daughter, Tammy Perales of San Diego; a sister, Patricia Wagoner of Charlotte, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain View Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Lawson Cemetery in Eden. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Baptist Church and then meet at the home of her son, Tim Craddock at 70 Morrison Road in Martinsville. 
Fair Funeral Home in Eden is in charge of the arrangements.

John C. Akridge
John Cecil Akridge, 63, of 149 Overhill Drive, Bassett, died this morning, Feb. 29, 2000, in the Beverly Health Care Center in Martinsville.
He was the husband of Ruth Cabiness Akridge.
Collins Funeral Services in Bassett is in charge of arrangements.

Alphonso Millner
STONEVILLE, N.C. -- Alphonso "Billy" Millner, 53, of 170 Belton Road, died Feb. 26, 2000.
He was a native of Rockingham County and a former employee of Virginia Solite.
Surviving are his wife, Pamela Galloway Millner; three sons, Walter Lee Smith of Lancaster, S.C., Alphonso D. Millner of Gastonia, and Farris L. Millner of Eden; two daughters, Rhonda Ashe and Phyllis Millner Wall, both of Eden; one brother, Charles Millner of Eden; sisters, Minnie Lee Petty, Joann Peeler, Mary Millner and Betty Millner, all of Eden, and Kaye Giles of Martinsville, Va.; and 11 grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Perry-Spencer Funeral Home chapel in Eden. Burial will be in Eden Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday.

Charles W. Petress
EDEN, N.C. -- Rev. Charles William Petress, 58, of 936 Garrett Road, Eden, died Feb. 26, 2000.
He was a Rockingham County native, self-employed and a member of Bethel Way of the Cross Church.
Surviving are his wife, Evangeline M. Peteress of the home; one son, Shaun Ferrar of Maryland; his mother, Henrietta Petress of Axton, Va.; and one sister Luetta Smith of Axton.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Way of the Cross Church. Burial will be in St. John Baptist Church cemetery in Axton.
Arrangements are by Perry-Spencer Funeral Home, Eden.

Annie H. Pettigrew
The funeral for Annie Hill Pettigrew, 73, of Hill Valley Road, Stuart, who died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Hylton Thessalonia Church. Elder James Benton will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the funeral.
Born Feb. 18, 1927, in Charleston, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late George Hill Sr. and the late Annie Carter Hill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Pettigrew.
She retired from the Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart, where she worked for 25 years, and was a member of the Hylton Thessalonia Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Denise Ann Pettigrew and Allison Pettigrew, both of Stuart; four sisters, Myrtle Turner, Helen Robertson and Betty Gaither, all of Stuart, and Geraldine Smith of Walkertown, N.C.; one brother, Ronnie Hill of Stuart; and five grandchildren. 
Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is in charge of arrangements.

Gayleon Smith
Gayleon Hamilton Smith, 57, of Bassett, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, in Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
He had worked in maintenance at the Bassett Fiberboard Plant for more than 20 years.
Born Aug. 28, 1942, in Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Ruth Marie Bowers Smith and the late Gayleon H. Smith.
He is survived by a sister, Susie Helvey Orange of Christiansburg.
Friends will be received at Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.
The body will be taken to McCoy Funeral Service in Blacksburg where friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. The funeral will be held at McCoy Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Jimmy Price officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Cemetery in Blacksburg.
Arrangements are by Bassett Funeral Service.

Abbie J. Cassady
Abbie Jene Cassady, 73, of 4297 Oak Level Road, Bassett, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at his residence.
A native of Patrick County, he was born April 7, 1927. 
Cassady, a World War II Army veteran, was based in Japan as a staff sergeant with the 603 Tank Company, which was attached to the First Calvary Division during the war. 
He would later work at Stanley Furniture Co. for 28 years and retired as a quality control inspector.
He was a member of the New Covenant Fellowship and served in several capacities within the church.
Preceding him in death were his parents, John Cassady and Dovie Dalton Cassady; six brothers, Kenneth, Brockley, Richard, Henry, Benny and Bronzy Cassady; and two sisters, Pearlie Cassady and Nora Haley.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Brim Cassady of the home; one daughter, Deborah Cassady Richardson of Boones Mill; one sister, Lennis Inman of Route 5, Stuart; one brother, Leonard Cassady of Route 1, Lawsonville, N.C.; two grandsons; and a granddaughter.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Chapel in Bassett. The Revs. Dwight Grissom and Allen Dawson will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive friends at Collins Funeral Services from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today.
Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund of New Covenant Fellowship, c/o Mollie Dalton, 6250 Virginia Ave., Bassett, Va. 24055.

Ronnie Harris
Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Harris, 57, of 157 Lancer Lane, Martinsville, died Monday, May 8, 2000 in the Burn Unit at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
He was the co-owner and manager of Chatmoss Auto Parts & Service Inc.
Born on May 4, 1943 in Draper, N.C., he was the son of the late Jackson Belvin Harris and the late Louise Lillard Harris.
He graduated from Tunstall High School and served in the Army with the rank of E-5. He was a longtime member of the National Rifle Association.
Surviving are his wife, Judy Prillaman Harris of the home, and one sister, Brenda Harris of Eden, N.C.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Collins Funeral Chapel in Bassett. The Rev. Thomas Wright will officiate. Burial will follow in the Prillaman family cemetery on Melrose Drive in Bassett.
Friends are being received at the home of Brian and Teri Nichols, 46 Cherward St., Collinsville. The family will also be at Collins Funeral Services Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until time for the service to meet with friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Axton Rescue Squad, 1200 A.L. Philpott Highway, Axton, Va. 24054; or the Dyers Store Volunteer Fire Department.

Edna P. Kussman
Edna Paulsen Kussman, 92, of Collinsville, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 in Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Collins Funeral Services in Bassett is in charge of arrangements.

Alice Marlowe
CALLANDS -- Alice Elizabeth Marlowe, 82, of 2557 Robinhood Road, Callands, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at her residence.
A Pittsylvania County native, she was born Jan. 7, 1918, to the late William David Marlowe and Mary Giles Marlowe.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.
Surviving are two sisters, Callie M. Wells and Eva Marlowe Atkins, and one brother, Hassell G. Marlowe. All three live in Callands.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at County Line Christian Church, where she was a member. Ministers Dean Ashby and J.D. Hunt III will officiate, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today and other times at the home of her nephew, Glenn Marlow, 2561 Robinhood Road, Callands.
Memorial may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Scott Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Minerva M. Scales
STONEVILLE, N.C. -- Minerva Moore "Tootie" Scales, 61, of 870 C&N Smith Mill Road, died May 8, 2000 at Morehead Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Perry-Spencer Funeral Home chapel in Madison. Burial will follow in the Martin family cemetery in Stoneville.
She was a native of Stokes County and a former employee of Hampco Apparel.
Surviving are a daughter, Margie S. Martin of Sandy Ridge; her mother, Mattie Ziglar Moore of the home; a brother, Reid T. Moore Jr. of Stoneville; seven sisters, Edith Moore, Ava Matthews and Melissa Price, all of Eden, Joann Scales of Stoneville, Selena Adams of Cascade, Va., Rachel Tanks of Martinsville, Va., and Gladys Nowlin of Sandy Ridge; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Perry-Spencer Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. today.

Clarence E. Stone
Clarence Edward Stone, 62, of 1050 Longview Drive, Bassett, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000 in Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Among survivors is his wife, Goldie Stone of the home.
Arrangements will be handled by Collins Funeral Services in Bassett.

Lula Taylor
Lula Taylor, 73, of 94 Fellowship Drive, Martinsville, died this morning, May 10, 2000 in the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Hairston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline H. Eanes
Pauline H. Eanes, 72, of 15 North Fork Road, Martinsville, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000.
Norris Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Peggy H. Perdue
GLADE HILL -- Peggy H. Perdue, 58, of Glade Hill, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2000.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. "Jim" Perdue, and her father, J. Leonard Hall. Her mother, Christine Hall lives in Callaway.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, are three daughters, Melissa Ingram of Glade Hill, Donna Walker of Martinsville and Martha Meeks of Rocky Mount; two sons, Mike Perdue of Glade Hill and Ricky Perdue of Rocky Mount; two brothers, David Hall of Callaway and Charles Hall of Roanoke; 10 grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
The family will receive friends at the home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glade Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. David Long officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 North Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, Ill. 60611; or to Carilion Hospice Services of Franklin County, 180 Floyd Ave., Rocky Mount, Va. 24151.
Arrangements are by Flora Funeral Services in Rocky Mount.

Coy A. Joyce
Coy A. Joyce, 75, of Pleasant View Drive, Patrick Springs, died Sunday night, Aug. 13, 2000, in the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, of injuries received in an automobile accident.
A native of Patrick County, he was born on Sept. 24, 1924, a son of the late Abraham B. Joyce and the late Dovie Atkins Joyce.
He was retired from Fieldcrest Mills and a member of the Old Spoon Creek Primitive Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Etta Dillon Joyce of the home; five children, Winfred Joyce and Earl Joyce, both of Bassett, Hank Joyce of Stuart and Ann Plaster of Patrick Springs and David Joyce, both of Patrick Springs; two sisters, Irene Hancock and Margaret Turner, both of Patrick Springs; a brother, George Joyce of Hopewell; four grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Elder David Hawks will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Howell Funeral Home on U.S. 58 East of Stuart from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Howell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Annie R. Tatum
Annie Royall Tatum, 84, of Arlington, and formerly of Patrick County, died Monday, Aug. 14, 200, in an Arlington hospital.
A native of Patrick County, she was born on March 12, 1916, to the late William Edward Tatum and Anna McCabe Tatum.
Also preceding her in death were three sisters, Ida Sue, Charlotte and Rachel "Bee" Tatum, and two brothers, William Edward "Ned" Tatum and Frank Wilson Tatum.
Surviving are two sisters, Margaret Tatum of Arlington and Jeanette Darne of Bonita Springs, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Moody Funeral Home chapel in Stuart with the Rev. Tommy Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in Nettle Ridge United Methodist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Phyllis D. Strader
Phyllis Dickerson Strader, 38, of DeShazo Road, Ridgeway, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2000, at the Southside Community Hospital in Farmville of injuries received in an automobile accident.
She had been employed for five years at the VF Knitwear Distribution Center.
A Henry County native, she was born on March 28, 1962, a daughter of Lossie Ballinger Dickerson of Ridgeway and the late Ras Dickerson.
She attended the Horsepasture Christian Church.
Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband, Martin Strader of the home; two daughters, Savannah Doris Strader and Shannon Gail Strader, both of the home; five sisters, Wanda Haskins of Spencer, Brenda Weiss of Martinsville, Patricia Thacker of Ridgeway and Nellie Graham and Lilly Martens, both of Martinsville; and one brother, Russell Palmer Dickerson of Ridgeway.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Collins Funeral Services in Bassett. The Rev. Joseph Hamilton will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park in Martinsville.
The family will receive friends at Collins Funeral Services from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today.

Pamela B. Carter
Pamela Brooks Carter, 45, of 2234 East Hyco Road, South Boston, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000 at Danville Regional Medical Center, where she had been since Sept. 28. 
She was born on March 24, 1955 in Little Rock, Ark., a daughter of Claude Michael Brooks and Sue Shepherd Brooks. She spent most of her life in Danville and South Boston and was a member of Cherry Hill United Methodist Church, where she served on the Pastoral Committee and as a Sunday School teacher.
Surviving in addition to her parents of Danville are her husband, Dennis E. Carter; two daughters, Jennifer Roxine Langford and Lauran Michelle Carter, both of South Boston; two stepsons, Jonathan David Carter and Marty Allen Carter, both of Martinsville; two sisters, Donna Staton of Danville and Sharon Brooks of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a brother, Mike Brooks of Danville; and one grandchildren.
A graveside funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cherry Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery in South Boston, with the Revs. Robert Lewis and Clyde officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at Swicegood Funeral Home in Danville, which is in charge of arrangements. Other times the family will be at her parents' home, 324 Scearcy St., Danville.

Lonnie C. Draughn
Lonnie C. Draughn, 82, of 4011 Sunset Drive, Martinsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. His wife, Pearlie Mountcastle Draughn, died on Aug. 24 of this year.
Born in Surry County, N.C., on Sept. 25, 1918, he was a son of the late Eli Madison Draughn and the late Sarah Isabelle Lewis Draughn. Also preceding him in death were his son, James Keith Draughn; a brother, Lloyd C. Draughn; and a sister, Savannah Ashburn. 
He worked in the Portsmouth naval shipyards during World War II and retired from American Furniture Co. after 32 years of service.
He played a major role in the construction of several local churches. In addition, he was a founding member of Broad Street Baptist Church, which became Druid Hills Baptist. He attended Victory Baptist Church, where he was active in the Men's Fellowship.
Surviving are four daughters, Glenda Wood of Collinsville, Becky Jones of Ridgeway, Shelia Naff of Bassett, and Karen Beckett of Ridgeway's Horsepasture community; a son, Charles R. Draughn of Martinsville; one brother, Percy F. Draughn of Martinsville; two half-brothers, Sammy Draughn of Archdale, N.C., and Jimmy Draughn of California; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and a nephew.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McKee-Stone Funeral Services chapel on Broad Street, with the Rev. Dan Shilling officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at McKee-Stone Funeral Services from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 320 Hospital Drive, Martinsville, Va. 24112; or to the Music Fund, Victory Baptist Church, 1300 Dillon's Fork Road, Fieldale, Va. 24089.

Billy A. Haynes
Billy Albert Haynes, 61, of Bassett, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Agnes Freeman Haynes of the home.
Bassett Funeral Service is in charge of arrrangements.

B. David Swain
B. David Swain, 64, of 280 Alcot Drive, Bassett, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
He was an Army veteran and a former barber, and he retired from DuPont with 28 years of service.
He was born on Dec. 26, 1935, in Henry County, a son of the late James Edwin Swain Sr. and the late Nannie Jones Swain. Also preceding him in death were a son, Jeffrey L. Pace in April 1993; a brother, James E. Swain Jr. on Jan. 22, 1997; and a sister, Mary Swain Martin.
He attended Stone Memorial Christian Church in Collinsville.
Surviving are his wife, Allie N. Swain of the home; three daughters, Kathy S. Byrd of Collinsville, Vicki B. Clark of the Horsepasture community and Susan A. Fullerton of Eden, N.C.; two sons, B. David Swain Jr. of Texas and Jim T. Swain of Florida; three brothers, William "Bill" Swain of California, Daniel Swain of Georgia and Roy Swain of Bassett; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stone Memorial Christian Church in Collinsville, with Minister Lawrence Harris and Brother David Fullerton officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Burial Park with military rites by the Martinsville/Henry County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at Bassett Funeral Service from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Stone Memorial Christian Church, 109 N. Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville, Va. 24078; or the Martinsville-Henry County Honor Guard, c/o Gene Holliday, 911 Applewood Road, Martinsville, Va. 24112.
Bassett Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

Donald R. Allen
Former Martinsville resident Donald Ricky Allen, 42, of 1810 Brake Road, Elliston, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1958, in Henry County to the late Donald Gray Allen and Dorinda Cruise Elliott of Greensboro.
He was an employee of S.K.I. Lighting Solutions Inc. and graduated from Drewry Mason High School and the University of Virginia.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Angela Marie Allen of Elliston; one brother, Bradley Ross Elliott of Greensboro, N.C.; and one sister, Robin Allen Simpson of Richmond.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Ronald Pedigo officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
The family will receive visitors today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services.
Norris Funeral Services is handling arrangements.

Ocie B. Bowman
Ocie Lee Banks Bowman, of Yorktown and formerly of Carroll County, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000. She was the widow of Carl Allen Bowman.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Moody Funeral Home in Stuart.

Bobby Cox Jr.
Bobby James Cox Jr., 38, of 68 Newmans Park, Bassett, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Born May 19, 1962, in Franklin County, he was a son of Bobby James Cox Sr. of Bassett and the late Mary Ann Franklin Cox.
He was employed at Piedmont Finishing Co.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by grandparents Florence Franklin, Celia C. Hill and Ott Hill.
Surviving in addition to his father, are his wife, Lisa A. Brown Cox of the home; two daughters, Ashley Dawn Cox and Brandi Nicole Cox of the home; one sister, Florence Ann Cox Ratcliff of Fork Mountain; four brothers, Eddie Wayne Cox, Donnie George Cox and Robert James Cox, all of Bassett, and Lucky Ray Cox of Collinsville; and his grandfather, George Franklin.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Franklin family cemetery in Fork Mountain. Kelly Ratcliff will preside.
Community Funeral Services in Ridgeway is in charge of arrangements.

Joe W. Dalton
Joe William Dalton, 73, of 45 Bennett Road, Bassett, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at his home.
He was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Motley, Va., to the late Pearlie Drewy Dalton and the late Archie Dalton. His wife, Dora Myrtle Dalton died March 24, 1979.
He retired from the shipping department at Bassett Furniture Industries.
Surviving are six daughters, Mary Blankenship of Bassett, Margaret Merriman of Martinsville, Jennifer Stanfield of Collinsville, Shirley Dove of Gretna, Brenda Hill of Lansing, Mich., and Linda Six of Holt, Mich.; four sons, William Joe Bennett of Marion, Rev. Terry Dalton of Bassett, Billy Dalton of Martinsville and Billy Rhoads of Gretna; two sisters; two brothers; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Bassett Funeral Service from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today and other times at the home on Bennett Road.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Bassett Funeral Service with the Revs. Leonard Hall and Terry Dalton to officiate. Burial will follow in Henry Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital, P.O. Box 4788, Martinsville, Va. 24114. 

Willie J. Edwards
Willie J. Edwards, 85, of Union Hall, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at County Seat Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Buford Craighead officiating. Burial will follow in the Edwards family cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Stanfield Mortuary Service in Rocky Mount is handling arrangements. 

Mabel L. Gauldin
Mabel Looney Gauldin, 75, of 234 North Gibson Road, Mebane, N.C., died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Her parents were the late Cyrus D. and the late Sallie Taylor Looney, and she was married to Ned M. Gauldin, a Fieldale, Va., native.
She was homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Mebane. She also served as an American Red Cross volunteer and past member of the First Baptist adult choir and Women's Missionary Union. She also taught the children's choir and was an accomplished artist in marquetry and a member of the Arrowhead Women's Golf Club.
Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are a daughter, Beth Katosik of Fort Myers, Fla.; a son, Daniel M. Gauldin of Mebane; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with Drs. Terry Farmer and Charles Fleshman, pastor and associate pastor respectively of First Baptist, officiating. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Thursday at the church one hour before the funeral and other times at the home.

Charlie M. Hall
Patrick County native Charlie Mack Hall, 91, of 219 San Juan Drive, Modesto, Calif., died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, in Modesto.
He was born in Patrick County on Aug. 5, 1909, to the late George W. Hall and the late Molly Pendleton Hall.
Hall retired from Breuner's Furniture Store in San Jose, Calif., where he held a management position.
Surviving are one daughter, Juanita Correia of Fremont, Calif.; one sister, Lera E. "Rene" Chaney of Stuart; one brother, Raymond Curtis Hall of Martinsville; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
The remains will be brought to McKee-Stone Funeral Services in Martinsville where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hall family cemetery in Patrick County. Elder John Wingfield will officiate.
McKee-Stone Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mae J. Morrison
Mae Joyce Morrison, 85, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, in the Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart.
A native of Henry County, she was born March 8, 1915, to the late Sam C. Joyce and the late Blanche Mills Joyce. Also preceding her in death in 1996 was her husband, John G. Morrison.
She was a member of Stuart United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Mike Morrison of Stuart and Sam Morrison of Woodlawn; two brothers, Howard Joyce of Fieldale, and Roy Joyce of Collinsville; and one sister, Elizabeth May of Martinsville.
The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home chapel near Stuart. The Rev. Elwood Pack will officiate. Burial will follow in Patrick Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Howell Funeral Home from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. today.

Fred W. Newman Jr.
Fred William "Freddie" Newman Jr., 46, of Bakersfield, Calif., died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, in Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.
A native of Martinsville, he was born on Oct. 31, 1953, the son of Galilee Newman Foose, who lives in Tampa, Fla., and the late Fred William "Bill" Newman Sr.
He was self-employed.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Julie Sanford Newman of the home; three children, Fred William Newman III, Joshua David Newman and Ashley Ann Newman, all of the home; one sister, Brenda Jordan of Martinsville; and a brother, John A. Newman of Acworth, Ga.
A memorial service will be held in Martinsville at a later date and the remains will be buried in Roselawn Burial Park here.
Local information was provided by the family.

Robert P. Wade
Robert Price Wade, 80, of 6989 Irisburg Road, Axton, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, at his home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hairston Funeral Home.

Joseph B. Daniel
Joseph Bailey Daniel, 81, of 2956 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
He was born May 20, 1919 in Bassett, a son of the late James Pete Daniel and the late Beulah Atkins Daniel. Also preceding him in death were his four brothers, T.V., J.P., Norman and David Daniel.
He retired from the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board with 20 years service and Daniel Furniture of Eden, N.C., where he worked for 10 years.
He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, where he formerly served as chairman of the Administrative Council. He also held membership in the Snow Creek Masonic Lodge and Bassett's American Legion Post #11.
Surviving are his wife, Juanita Leftwich Daniel of the home; a daughter, Letitia D. Hatley of Salisbury, N.C.; three sisters, Mabel Daniel Callaman of Martinsville, Eva Daniel Nolen of Collinsville and Sarah Daniel McGinnis of Wabash, Ind.; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Memorial United Methodist Church in Collinsville, with the Rev. Rob Colwell officiating. Entombment will be in the Henry Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church and other times at the home on Daniels Creek Road.
Memorials may be made to: Smith Memorial United Methodist Church building fund, P.O. Box 1081, 2703 Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville, Va. 24078.
Collins Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Dillard Sr.
Robert Dillard Sr., 89, of Moyer Lane, Axton, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Hairston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jean B. Dudley
The funeral for Jean Beckner Dudley, 72, of Fork Mountain Road, Bassett, who died Nov. 6, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oak Level Baptist Church. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Park.
Flora Funeral Service in Rocky Mount is handling arrangements.
In addition to those previously listed, her survivors include two sisters, Ruby Beckner Christian Goodnow of Martinsville, and Janet B. Bowles of Salem, whose names were incorrectly submitted to the funeral home in charge.

Pearlene H. Motley
Pearlene Harris Motley, founder and pastor of Grace Chapel Ministries Apostle Church of Christ in God, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. She was 56.
She lived at 42 John Spencer Road, Martinsville.
Born in Callands on May 5, 1944, she was a daughter of Maggie Price Harris of the home on John Spencer Road and the late Alexander Harris.
She graduated from Christ Bible Institute and Richmond Virginia Seminary with a bachelor of arts degree in religion. 
At Mount Sinai Apostle Church on Peters Street, her home church, she taught beginners Sunday School for 21 years. She served as president of the Junior Missionary Auxiliary for 24 years and established the Mount Sinai Young People's and Radio choirs. She served as captain of Club #3 and as church librarian, secretary of the deaconess board, church reporter, and member of the Martinsville Ministerial Alliance.
She was a national musician and choir director and National Minister of Music for the Apostle Church of Christ in God for eight years.
She retired from Tultex as a clerk with 32 years of service.
Surviving in addition to her mother, are her husband, Minister Carl T. Motley of the home; two sons, Elder Carl T. Motley of Collinsville and Elder Mandell Motley of Martinsville; one daughter, Pearlene Karlette Motley of Martinsville; two brothers, Larry Harris of Danville and Alphonso Harris of Martinsville; one sister, Shirley Schoefield of Martinsville; and three grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted at noon Friday at Mount Sinai Apostle Church in Martinsville with Bishop James C. Richardson Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Grace Chapel Ministries from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, and other times at the home.
Hairston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James D. Rakes
James Dewey Rakes, 66, of Fayetteville, N.C., and formerly of Patrick County, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2000, at the Highland House of Fayetteville.
He was born in Patrick County on Dec. 23, 1933, a son of the late Dewey B. Rakes and the late Viola Sink Rakes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Noveleen Plasters Rakes.
He retired from the U.S. Navy with 20 years of service.
Surviving are four daughters, Debra Schneider and Diane Rakes, both of Fayetteville, Donna Briley of Whiteville, N.C., and Denise Hunsinger of White Oak, N.C.; one son, Darrel Rakes of Fayetteville; three sisters, Gladys Barnard of Fayetteville, Mae Dalton of Stuart and Mary Lumpkin of High Point, N.C.; two brothers, Raymond B. Rakes of Floresville, Texas, and Everett Rakes of Stuart; and six grandchildren. 
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Moody Funeral Home chapel in Stuart. The Rev. Gary Combs will officiate. Burial will be in Patrick Memorial Gardens with military honors.
The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Coy M. Overby
Coy Matthew Overby, 58, of 303 Church St., Martinsville, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at his residence.
He had worked at Tultex.
Surviving are his mother, Eunice C. Overby; two sisters, Mary Alice Wilson and Peggy O. Burgess; and a brother, Milton L. Overby. All are of Eden.
The family will receive friends at Fair Funeral Home in Eden from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and other times at the home of his mother, 739 Caleb Lane, Eden.
A graveside funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Overlook Cemetery in Eden.

Wesley R. Jenkins Sr.
PINEVILLE, W.VA. -- Wesley Ray Jenkins Sr., 32, of Eden, N.C., and formerly of Pineville, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at his home.
Born Dec. 14, 1967, in Man, W.Va., he was the son of Bobby and Lillian Ray Jenkins of Pineville.
He was an electrician and had lived in Eden for eight years. He formerly was employed by Pineville Distributing and attended the Pineville Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are one daughter, Randi Lene« Jenkins of the home; one son, Wesley Ray Jenkins Jr. of Kent, Ohio; three sisters Bobbi Hall of Pineville, Thereca Pauley of Ridgeway, Va., and Brandy Jenkins of Morgantown, W.Va.; his paternal grandfather, Ray Jenkins of Pineville; three nieces; and one nephew.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Pineville Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny.
Friends will be received at the church from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.
Arrangements are by Calfee Funeral Service in Pineville.

Joe T. Helms
Joe Travis Helms of Pocahontas Trail, Bassett, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, at the Blue Ridge Rehab Center in Martinsville.
He was a Henry County native, son of the late Daniel Prillaman Helms and the late Laura Ramsey Helms. Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Chester, Waively and John Helms.
He served in the Navy.
Surviving are his wife, Hazel Grogan Helms of the home, and a sister, Mary Helms Owen of Roanoke.
A private ceremony was held Sunday at the Bassett Family Mausoleum with the Rev. Joe Hall presiding.
Collins Funeral Services in Bassett handled arrangements.

Willis Hamlin Sr.
The funeral for Willis Hamlin Sr., 89, of 300 Blue Ridge St., Martinsville, who died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Irvin Simon will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Gardens in Martinsville.
He was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Martinsville, son of the late Irene Hamlin Hairston, and he was a lifelong resident of the city. Also preceding him in death were his wife, Creole Waller Hamlin, and his stepfather, James Hairston.
He worked for American Furniture before retiring. He also served in the Navy and was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Martinsville.
Surviving are two sons, Willis Hamlin Jr. of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Leon McCoy Hamlin of Denver, Colo.; a daughter, Elizabeth Millner of Buffalo, N.Y.; and a sister, Charity Kendrick of Bridgeport, Conn.
The remains will be at Hairston Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Joe S. Davis
Joe Sam Davis, 71, of 220 Cozy Lane in the Axton area, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, at his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Hairston Funeral Home.


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