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ALGER, Annie
LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Annie Fultz Alger, 72, died March 20, 2007. She was born January 3, 1935 to Carl and Maggie Furr Fultz. She was a retired assembler at Lexington Furniture. She is survived by three daughters, Carol Anne Sears of Englewood, CO, and Kathy Cranfill (Robert) and Tessa Kube (Mike), all of Lexington; a son, Errol Ralf Alger (Charlene) of Winnsboro, SC; three sisters, Doris Leonard (Homer) of Asheboro, Margie Smith of Seattle, WA, and Francis DeVrise (Vernard) of Irons, MI; a brother, Matthew Mack Fultz of Asheboro; a son-in-law, Robert Sears of Lexington; 12 grandchildren; and an expected great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Burgess; four brothers, Rainey Fultz, Clifton Fultz, Claude Fultz, and Bill Fultz; and her parents. Services were held at Wayside Baptist Tabernacle. Interment was at Forest Hill Memorial Park by Davidson Funeral Home.

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ALLEN, Mildred
MAIDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Mildred Hattie Phillips Allen, 88, died November 17, 2006. She was born September 20, 1918 to Oscar Lee Phillips and Alice Hutchen Phillips. She attended Maiden Church of God. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Dean Matlock of Conover, and Carolyn and Bruce Morse of Maiden; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Susan Allen of Inman, SC; a sister, Ruby Pruitt of Swannanoa; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Blake Allen; a sister, Alma McMahan; two brothers, Charles Phillips and Lloyd Phillips; her parents; a grandson, Jon David Allen; and a great-granddaughter, Abigayle Matlock. Services were held at Maiden Church of God. Arrangements were handled by Burke Mortuary.

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ALLEN, Wylatta
APEX, NORTH CAROLINA: Wylatta Gilliam Allen, 93, died June 9, 2007. She was born August 17, 1913 to Chapin and Norma Campbell Gilliam. She attended Salem Baptist Church, and was a member of the Golden Age Club. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jonathan Allen (Carolyn) of Raleigh, and Malcolm S. Allen, Jr. (Dorothy) of Roy, UT; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Malcolm Sharpe Allen, Sr.; three brothers, Myers Gilliam, Nevin Bennett Gilliam, Sr., and Liggett Gilliam; and a sister, Delores Celestia Williams. Burial was at the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery by Apex Funeral Home.

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ALLISON, Pearl
CULLOWHEE, NORTH CAROLINA: Pearl Robbins Allison, 84, died September 18, 1978 at C.J. Harris Hospital. She was a native of Houston County, TN. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Rodney Leftwich of Cullowhee, and Mrs. Glenn Smotherman of Nashville, TN; a brother, Thales Thomas Robbins of Erin, TN; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Nashville, TN. Local arrangements were handled by Moody Funeral Home.

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AMMONS, Mabel
WAGRAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Mabel Clark Ammons, 81, died April 27, 2007. She was born June 23, 1925 in Scotland County to Henry T. Clark, Sr. and Emma Laviner Clark. She retired from Ingraham Time Products, and was an active member of Montpelier Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Beth Ammons, and Ben and Betty Ammons, all of Wagram; two sisters, Lucille McRae of Laurinburg, and Beatrice Hannah of Monroe; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Ammons; a daughter, Diane Ammons Snipes; three sisters, Fannie Smith, Julie Britt, and Roberta Easley; and three brothers, Henry T. Clark, Jr., Willie Clark, and Murphy Clark. Services were held at Montpelier Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Richard Boles Funeral Service.

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ARCH, Nellie
CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA: Nellie Arch, 57, died February 22, 1978 in Haywood County. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Olivan Arch. She is survived by a nephew, Ronald Arch of Cherokee. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Moody Funeral Home.

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AREY, Pauline
SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA: Pauline Wetmore Arey, 87, died February 28, 2007 at The Laurels of Salisbury. She was born November 30, 1919 in Rowan County to John Wetmore and Bertha Watson Wetmore. She worked in the retail clothing industry, and was a retired manager of Apple Tree Outlet. She attended Salisbury Business College. She was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church, and enjoyed cooking. She is survived by two daughters, Paula Kluttz (Nathan), and Betty Myers (Nelson), all of Salisbury; two brothers Paul Wetmore of Raleigh, and William Wetmore of Woodleaf; a daughter-in-law, Susan Wetmore of Rocky Mount; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Herman Arey; a son, James "Jim" Arey; two sisters, Annie Thomason and Mary Emma Lyerly; and two brothers, Watson and James Wetmore. Services were held at Unity Presbyterian Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Lyerly Funeral Home.

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ARTIS, Fred
ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA: Fred Artis, 56, died February 25, 2007. He was born April 8, 1950. He is survived by his children, Robyn Griffin of Youngsville, and Linwood McGee of Benson; a sister, Emily Artis-Walker of Richmond, VA; two brothers, Joseph T. Artis and Calvin E. Artis, both of Richmond, VA: 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Tillery Chapel Baptist Church. Interment was at the Artis Family Cemetery in Tillery under the direction of Mutts-Willoughby Funeral Home.

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AYTCH, James W.
HOOKERTON, NORTH CAROLINA: James Willie Aytch, 75, died November 12, 2006. Survivors include his wife, Annie Newton Aytch; two daughters, Diane Forbes and Barbara Willis, both of Hookerton; three sons, Johnny Aytch of Maury, and Calvin Aytch and James Ray Aytch, both of Hookerton; a sister, Frances Walters of Baltimore, MD; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Rouse Abundant Life Ministries. Burial was at Branches Cemetery under the direction of Don Brown Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Bessie
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Bessie Murphy Bailey, 87, died December 29, 2009. She was a former employee of Dillard's at University Mall in Chapel Hill, and attended Olin T. Binkley Baptist Church. Survivors include two children, Butch Bailey of Durham, and Carol Bailey of Morrisville; two brothers, James Murphy and Guy Murphy; and a sister, June Zimmerman. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, A.K. Bailey, Sr. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Walker's Funeral Home.

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BARBEE, Clem
SPRING HOPE, NORTH CAROLINA: Clem Shaw Barbee died January 4, 1952 at a Rocky Mount hospital. He was born February, 24, 1893. He was a farmer and a member of Ephesus Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Land Barbee; five sons, William C. Barbee, Karl Barbee, Marvin L. Barbee, J. Robie Barbee, and W. Harold Barbee; three daughters, Mrs. J.E. Estes, Mrs. Zachary Hinton, and Mrs. Ralph E. McLain; three sisters, Mrs. W.E. Farmer, Mrs. P.F. Joyner, and Mrs. W.E. Faulk; three brothers, L.F. Barbee, Albert Barbee, and L.D. Barbee; and 9 grandchildren. Interment was at Oak Dale Cemetery by Brantley-Wood Funeral Home.

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BARNES, Elizabeth
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Elizabeth Barnes, 73, died November 3, 2005. She was born September 30, 1932. She attended St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Angela Barnes of Durham, and Vivian Walston of Washington, DC; four sons, Milton Barnes of Durham, John Barnes of Winston-Salem, Donald Barnes of Tarboro, and Eric Barnes of Suwanee, GA; two sisters, Lois Crosson of Washington, DC, and Catherine Hines of Tarboro; and two brothers, David Hines of Tarboro, and Vernon Hines of Washington, DC. She was predeceased by her husband, Elroy Barnes. Services were held at St. Paul Baptist Church. Burial was at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Tarboro under the direction of Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary.

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BARNES, Katie
LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Katie McQueen Barnes died November 13, 1955 at Robeson Memorial Hospital. She was born May 15, 1904 to John A. and Minnie Barnes McQueen. She was a native of Dillon, SC. She was survived by her husband, Elbert Barnes; two children, May Catherine and William Archie; three sisters, Mrs. Sam Wilford, Mrs. Lou Scott, and Mrs. Mack Turner; and three brothers, Olden, Bud and Claude McQueen. Services were held at Raft Swamp Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery.

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BATTLE, Sallie
MACCLESFIELD, NORTH CAROLINA: Sallie Pender Battle, 89, died February 29, 2008. She was born May 9, 1918. She is survived by two stepdaughters, Marie Neal of Bethel, and Shirley Brown of Rocky Mount; 3 step-grandchildren; and 3 step great-grandchildren. Services were held at Washington Branch Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park with arrangements by Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary.

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BEAVER, Charles M.
KANNAPOLIS, NORTH CAROLINA: Charles Moody Beaver, 76, died March 7, 2009. He was born September 30, 1932 to Coy Douglas Beaver and Jennie Mae Rippy Beaver. He was a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, SC, and North Carolina State University. He was a retired electrical engineer, and formerly worked in Lynchburg, VA. He is survived by a nephew, Brian Richardson (April) of Concord; a niece, Lynn Mena (David) of Kannapolis, NC; a great-nephew; and and 2 great-nieces. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jennie Lynn Beaver Richardson; and his parents. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery.

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BELL, Carlie E.
LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Carlie Edmund Bell, 71, died March 16, 1997 at his residence. He was born April 6, 1925 in Robeson County to Rev. James Edmund and Bertha Brewington Bell. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended Saddletree Church of God. He is survived by his wife, Maria Frach Bell; two daughters and their spouses, Anita and Woodel Jacobs, and Diannah and Don Locklear; two sisters, Lois Locklear and Aileen Holmes; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by two sons, Ryan K. Bell and Carl Edmund Bell, Jr. Burial was at the Bell Family Cemetery by Biggs Funeral Home.

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BENTINE, William C.
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA: William C. Bentine, 83, died October 25, 2003. He retired from Pratt and Whitney, and attended St. William Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Juanita Knox Bentine; four sons, Stephen Bentine (Sheila), Charles Bentine (Nancy), Paul Bentine, and David Bentine; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Ivie Funeral Home.

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BERNARDI, Rinaldo A.
SPENCER, NORTH CAROLINA: Rinaldo Alfred Bernardi, 91, died June 2, 2009. He was born December 31, 1917 to Dina and Edith Salotti Bernardi. He was retired. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and also served as a captain in the U.S. Army. He attended the First Baptist Church of Spencer, where he taught Sunday School and was on the Board of Deacons. He was a member and Past Master of the Spencer Masonic Lodge, a Past Worthy Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the VFW, American Legion, AMVETS, and the DAV. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Thomas Bernardi; and his parents. Interment with Masonic rites was at Chestnut Hill Cemetery under the direction of Summersett Funeral Home.

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BIGWITCH, Stacy
HAZELWOOD, NORTH CAROLINA: Stacy Ann Bigwitch, 21, died July 22, 1989 at the Haywood County Hospital. She was a former resident of Oklahoma and the Yellowhill Community of Cherokee. She is survived by her mother, Eva Littlejohn Bigwitch; two daughters, Mikhal E. B. Mills and Citrus U. Bigwitch, both of Hazelwood; three sisters, Lucy Teesateskie, Patricia Armachain, and Peggy Lambert; and six brothers, Fred, Isaac, Robert, Richard, Charles and James Bigwitch. Services were held at the Cherokee Church of God. Interment was at the Teesateskie Family Cemetery under the direction of Moody Funeral Home.

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BOYETTE, Anna
LUCAMA, NORTH CAROLINA: Anna M. Boyette, 47, died May 14, 2004. Survivors include her husband, Daniel Ollie Boyette; a son, Daniel Boyette of Lucama; a daughter, Jessica Boyette of Lucama; her mother, Mary Elizabeth M. Futrell of Fremont; three brothers, Michael Munden of Goldsboro, Richard J. Newton of Virginia, and William F. Munden, Jr. of Colorado; two sisters, Darleen Edmundson of Fremont, and Debbie Weatherly of Virginia; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. Burial was at Upper Black Creek Church Cemetery under the direction of Coley Funeral Home.

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BRANDT, Ivy
ELIZABETHTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA: Ivy Ruth Brandt, 80, died May 13, 1979 at the Elizabethtown Nursing Center. She was born January 8, 1899 in Levy County, FL. Survivors include a brother, W.T. Bertine of Cedar Key, FL; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Oleander Memorial Gardens under the direction of Coble Funeral Home.

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BRIGHT, Johnnie
VANCEBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Johnnie Davis Bright, 89, died February 6, 2007. He was born December 31, 1917 to John and Mittie Moore Bright. He worked at National Spinning Co., and was also a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Kite Bright; a son, Eddie Davis Bright of Greenwich, CT; a daughter, Glenda Bright Kornegay of Vanceboro; a brother, Ray Bright of Raleigh; two sisters, Louise Sheppard of Washington, and Elsie Venters of Jacksonville; and a granddaughter. Burial was at Oakdale Cemetery under the direction of Paul Funeral Home.

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BRISTOL, Cecil
NEBO, NORTH CAROLINA: Cecil Bristol, 66, died November 22, 2002. He was born May 25, 1936 to Craig Bristol, Sr. and the late Thelma Messer Bristol. He retired from Marion Fabrics. Survivors include his wife, Mary Owens Bristol; two daughters, Lisa B. Patton of Hickory, and Laura B. Smith of Saltville, VA; four sons, Craig of Marion, and Richard, Daniel, and Jeff, all of Nebo; a brother, Bill Bristol of Horseshoe; and 11 grandchildren. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Burke County with arrangements by Westmoreland Funeral Home.

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BROWDER, Vivian
HALIFAX, NORTH CAROLINA: Vivian Louise Browder, 71, died September 25, 2009 at her residence. She was born November 23, 1937 in Halifax County to G.L. Thompson, Sr. and Cloy Thompson. Survivors include her husband, Don Browder; two daughters, Tina Garvey (Victor) of Weldon, and Donna Conwell (Charles) of Wendell; three sons, Swain Browder of Weldon, and Keith Browder (Patsy) and Gary Browder (Glenda), all of Roanoke Rapids; a sister, Bessie Mae Morris (Bernard) of Littleton; a brother, Lynwood Thompson (Dorma) of Chesterfield, VA; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, G.L. Thompson, Jr. Services were held at Hawkins Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Cemetery by Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.

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BUNCE, Walter L.
STEDMAN, NORTH CAROLINA: Walter Lee Bunce, 73, died July 22, 1968. He was born in 1894 to George and Mary Bunce. He was a truck farmer and a member of Bethany Methodist Church. Survivors include his sons, Randall Bunce, Ted M. Bunce, Paul Bunce, Dearl Bunce, and Broadus Bunce; his daughters, Mrs. Evangeline Porcelli, Mrs. Dorothy McKeithan, Mrs. Oleta Griffin, Mrs. Ettrice Strickland, and Mrs. Adel Johnson; two brothers; and three sisters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Molcie Bunce. Services were held at the Stedman Baptist Church. Burial was at Maxwell Cemetery.

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BUUS, Shirley
SANFORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Shirley Ann Buus, 38, died December 26, 2001. She was born August 23, 1963. She was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Swann Station Baptist Church. She was a former resident of Cabot, Arkansas. Survivors include her husband, Mark Buus; a daughter, Victoria Sohn of Weston, FL; two sons, Steven Sohn of Weston, FL, and Gregory Sohn of Chicago, IL; her parents, Raymond Waldrup, Sr. and Patricia Waldrup of Mount Vernon, AR; two sisters, Theresa Hudgins of Great Falls, MT, and Margaret Sohn of Naples, FL; and three brothers, George Waldrup of Jacksonville, and Raymond Waldrup, Jr.and Kenneth Waldrup, both of Cabot, AR. Interment with military honors was at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Faulkner County, AR with arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.

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BYRUM, Joyce
AHOSKIE, NORTH CAROLINA: Joyce Spivey Byrum, 72, died August 1, 2012 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital. She was born August 30, 1939 in Hertford County to Alvah Theodore Spivey and Ruth Mullen. She and her husband operated a family business for over 40 years. She was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, A.T. Byrum, Jr.; two sons, Al Byrum (Carmen) and Trey Byrum (Harriet), all of Ahoskie; a sister, JoAnn Herring (Gene) of Suffolk, VA; and 2 granddaughters. Interment was at Highland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Garrett-Jones Funeral Home.

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CAMPBELL, Jennifer
KERNERSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Jennifer Mae Samples Campbell, 56, died June 6, 2003 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born June 10, 1946 to Cleabert and Evelyn Harper Samples. She formerly worked for United Guarantee Mortgage. She is survived by her husband, Brian Campbell; three brothers, Dan Samples of Corton, WV, Joel Samples of Charleston, WV, and Doug Samples of Florida; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Linda Campbell of High Point. Services were held at Ardmore Moravian Church. Arrangements were handled by Cumby Family Funeral Service.

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CANADY, Rosella
BAILEY, NORTH CAROLINA: Rosella Sanders Canady, 93, passed away December 23, 2006. She was born March 25, 1911. She is survived by a son, Robert Canady of Wilson; four daughters, Beatrice Locus, Brenda Cherebin, Eloise Ellis, and Elsie Ridley, all of Bailey; a brother, Robie Sanders of Bailey; a granddaughter; 15 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Mary's Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Burial was at St. Mary's Church of Christ Cemetery under the direction of William Toney's Funeral Home.

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CARDONA, Francisco, Sr.
NAKINA, NORTH CAROLINA: Francisco Cardona, Sr., 82, died November 12, 2008. He was born October 7, 1926 in Mexico to Benigno Cardona and Emilia Miramontes. Survivors include his wife, Maria M. Lujano; his children, Jesus Cardona, Mauro Cardona, Ignacio Cardona, Francisco Cardona, Jr., Santiago Cardona, Antonio Cardona, Maria A. Cardona, Javier Cardona and Juventino Cardona; and 32 grandchildren. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Whiteville. Interment was at Columbus Memorial Park in Whiteville under the direction of Peacock Funeral Home.

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CARENDER, Lavola
BANNER ELK, NORTH CAROLINA: Lavola Carender, 94, died August 3, 2007 in Banner Elk. She was born April 28, 1913 to Lee R. Carender and Rhoda E. Shook Carender. She was a retired schoolteacher with 35 years of service, and had attended Appalachian State Teachers College. She was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Launa Carender. Services were held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Matney Liberty Cemetery by Austin and Barnes Funeral Home.

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CASSELL, James F.
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: James Forrest Cassell died August 26, 1963 at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital. He was born December 21, 1894 in Norfolk, VA to James Fowler Cassell and Mary Anne Forest Cassell. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at the Wilmington National Cemetery under the direction of Andrews Mortuary.

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CASTELLANI, Giuseppe
BANNER ELK, NORTH CAROLINA: Giuseppe Castellani, 88, died June 3, 2005 at his home. He was born in Graz, Austria on April 15, 1917 to Alberto and Valeria Brandl Castellani. He was a retired swimming pool operation manager, and was an alpine combat instructor for the Italian Army during World War II. He was a former runner in senior marathons in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He is survived by his wife, Angelina Tagliaferri Castellani; two daughters, Luciana Jacobs of Banner Elk and Valeria Gasperi (Enrico) of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandsons; and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Hampton Funeral Service.

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CHAMPION, Gladys
SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA: Gladys Bland Champion, 90, died November 28, 2009. She was born August 25, 1919 to Rucker and Minerva Cantrell Bland. She and her husband owned Champion Grocery, and she also worked at Belk's Department Store. She attended Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and cooking. Survivors include two daughters, Joy Champion Ramsey (Bob) of Candler, and Sue Champion Camp (Charles) of Shelby; a daughter-in-law, Elaine Champion of Shelby; a sister, Patti Sue Turner of Spartanburg, SC; 9 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.H. Champion; a son, Jon Michael Champion; her parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Sunset Cemetery under the direction of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home.

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CHURCH, Lavaun
JEFFERSON, NORTH CAROLINA: Lavaun Cheek Church, 93, died September 28, 2008. She was born October 21, 1914 to Andrew Marshall Cheek and Celia Kiter Blackburn Cheek. Survivors include four daughters, Evelyn Cooper of Fleetwood, Kathy Barlow of West Jefferson, and Vivian Pennington and Anna Harris, both of Mebane; two sons, Alton Church of Mebane, and Kenneth Church of Autryville; two sisters, Jewel Walker of York, PA, and Georgia Rader of Winter Park, FL; a brother, A.M. Cheek of Fleetwood; 26 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Adam Church; a daughter, Leuna Absher; her parents; three sisters, Ethel Shirley, Jean Hollar, and Louella Church; and three brothers, Edmond Cheek, Marion Cheek, and Charles Cheek. Services were held at Old Fields Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Boone Family Funeral Home.

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CLARK, Cora
CLARKTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Cora Withers Clark, 80, died April 20, 1944 in Clarkton. She was the daughter of Samuel and Margaret Ann Johnson Withers. She attended Salem College. She was very active with church and civic affairs, and along with her late husband, donated land to the Clarkton Women's Club, of which she was a trustee. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Walker Bourne, Mrs. J.E. Wayland, Mrs. Tom Woods, and Mesdames S.W. Thompson and H.L. Joselyn; a son, Clarence S. Clark; a sister, Mrs. Raymond Oldham; 20 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and a nephew. Services were held at the Clarkton Presbyterian Church, and interment was at the Clarkton Cemetery.

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CLARK, Jessie
PINEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Jessie Ann Clark died October 30, 2008. She was born January 17, 1929. Survivors include her husband, Otis J. Clark; two daughters, Shirley Lee Dawkins (Raymond) of Charlotte, and Nancy K. Morris of Columbus, OH; five sons, James Clark of Columbus, OH, and David Lee (Brenda), Tony Lee, James Lee (Patricia), and William Lee (Dorothy), all of Charlotte; and a sister, Rosa M. Alsbrook. Interment was at Crown Memorial Park under the direction of A.L. Jinwright Funeral Service.

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CLARK, Ruth
NEWTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Ruth Illika Stamey Clark, 76, died October 9, 2002 at her home. She was born October 31, 1925 in Haywood County to Macknell and Hattie Louellen Franklin Stamey. She was a member of the Newton Pentecostal Holiness Church. She is survived by five daughters, Connie C. Davis of Lawndale, Violet Church of Statesville, and Pam Viverette, Martha C. Clark and Patricia Phillips, all of Newton; three sons, James Clark of Connelly Springs, Ted Clark of Newton, and Daniel Clark of Abingdon, VA; a brother, Edward Stamey of Canton; two sisters, Rachel Thomason and Scott Thomason, both of Canton; 36 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Aldon Richard Clark; two daughters, Margaret Cruise and Edith Yount; two sons, Richard Clark and Edward Clark; her parents; three brothers; and two sisters. Interment was at Eastview Cemetery by Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home.

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CLAYTON, Treva
FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLINA: Treva Clayton, 55, died January 7, 2008. She was born May 17, 1952 to Chivous and Grace Allen Godfrey Hudson. She a business science instructor at Isothermal Community College with 35 years of service, and was an IAAP counselor. She attended Providence United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jim Clayton; a son, Ted Clayton of Forest City; two brothers, Jimmy Smith of Forest City, and Phillip Godfrey of Rutherfordton; and an uncle, Reuben Allen of Forest City. Services were held at Providence United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Padgett and King Mortuary.

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CLETHEN, Juanita
WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Juanita L. Clethen, 76, died September 12, 2006. She is survived by a son, James Clethen of Miami, FL; and a daughter, Jacqueline Baldwin of Whiteville. Services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial was at Hallsboro Memorial Park under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home.

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COLLINS, Louise
YANCEYVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Louise Thomas Collins died September 19, 2008. She was born October 23, 1923 to Dewey Thomas and Linda O'Quinn Thomas. She worked at the Red and White Grocery Store, and also at Ron's Quickie Mart. Survivors include her sons, Terry Collins of High Point, Donnie Collins and Ray Collins, both of Sanford, and Jerry Collins, Mike Collins, and Earl Collins, all of Yanceyville; her daughters, Brenda Wall of Kenly, Ann Tart of Yanceyville, and Debbie Woodson of Pelham; a sister, Doris Spivey of Broadway; 18 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Collins; a son, "Punk" Collins; three brothers, John, Larry, and Waylon Thomas; and her parents. Interment was at Jonesboro Cemetery with arrangements handled by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

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COYNE, Michelle
GRAHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Michelle Lee Francis Coyne, 63, died December 31, 2009. She worked as an administrative assistant at Alamance Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Thomas Coyne; a daughter and son-in-law, MaryAnn and Keith McDaniel of Haw River; a sister, Susan Francis Long of Glen Burnie, MD; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph Theodore Francis and Alice Kerr Francis; and a brother, Ted Francis. Arrangements were handled by McClure Funeral Home.

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CRISCO, Eva
SANFORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Eva Irene Shular Crisco, 89, died March 4, 2007. She was born November 8, 1917 to John Shular and Emma Lee Dillion Shular. Survivors include three sons, Alvis W. Crisco (Rita) of Sanford, Larry W. Crisco (Vonnie) of Olivia, and John F. Crisco of Eagle River, AK; three daughters, Ann Asbill (Marion) of Asheboro, and Edwina Murchison (Ralph), and Brenda Gaster (Donald), all of Sanford; three sisters, Elizabeth Saunders of Troy, Nellie Smith of Ellerbe, and Ethel Donahue of Rock Hill, SC; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Arthur Crisco; and her parents. Services were held at Olivia Presbyterian Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

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CROWDER, Gladys
MEBANE, NORTH CAROLINA: Gladys Stella Crowder passed away on December 30, 2008. She is survived by two brothers, Roy Mabe, Sr. of Burlington, and Charlie Mabe (Robbie) of White Oak; and a sister, Nancy E. Bailey (Lewis) of Graham. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert David "R.D." Crowder; her father, James Alfred Mabe; her mother, Lula Mabe Roberts; a sister, Cora Mabe Roberts; and a brother, James Ransome Mabe. Interment was at Alamance Memorial Park with arrangements by McClure Funeral Home.

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CRUDUP, David
BUNN, NORTH CAROLINA: David McArthur Crudup, 41, died December 13, 1984. Survivors include two sisters, Vidella Batchelor of Spring Lake, and Mary Hartsfield of Fayetteville. Services were held at Nelson Chapel Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of William Toney's Funeral Home.

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CUCUMBER, Martha
CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA: Martha Shell Cucumber, 64, died October 5, 2003 at her home. She was born September 13, 1939 to Boyd and Mary Lawsiah Shell. She was a textile worker. She is survived by her husband, Johnny Cucumber; a daughter, Marella Martinez of Waynesville; three sons, Robert, Henry and Keith Shell, all of Cherokee; two sisters, Betty Toineeta and Hazel Shell, both of Cherokee; a brother, Boyd Henry of Cherokee; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Piney Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at the Cucumber Family Cemetery.

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DANIELL, Maebeth
SELMA, NORTH CAROLINA: Maebeth Hagin Daniell, 75, died August 12, 1976 in Raleigh, NC. She was a retired school teacher, and had taught in the Ocala, FL area. She attended Grace Episcopal Church, and was a native of Rome, GA. She was survived by five granddaughters, Ellen A. Brown, Janet Adams, Julie Adams, Rebecca Adams, and Sharon Alpin. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

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DAOUST, Raymond A., Sr.
ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA: Raymond Adelor Daoust, Sr., 77, died September 3, 2010 at Guardian Care. He was the son of Ugere J. and Florence Poirrier Daoust, and was a native of Athol, MA. He retired from Civil Service with ARSC at the U.S. Coast Guard Station, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He attended Fountain of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church, and was a member of Eureka Masonic Lodge #317. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Carolyn Bunch Daoust; a son, Raymond A. "Bird" Daoust, Jr. (Teresa) of Shiloh; four daughters, Bonnie York (Ray) of Manns Harbor, Venesa Raynor of Elizabeth City, Mellany Pachol of Tyner, and Deborah Roberts (Larry) of Kennewick, WA; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Daoust; his mother and father-in-law, Richard and Lillian Bunch; a son-in-law, Bruce Pachol; and two grandchildren, Richard Aaron Simpson and Kimmi Lou Roberts. Services were held at Fountain of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church. Interment was at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery by Twiford Funeral Home.

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DAVENPORT, Helen
AURORA, NORTH CAROLINA: Helen Carmen Davenport, 40, died October 15, 2006. She was born September 9, 1966 to Angela Turnage and the late J.C. Turnage. She is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Kolb of Greenville, and Amanda Kolb of Havelock; her mother; a brother, Larry Turnage of Utah; and a grandson. Arrangements were handled by Paul Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Ben A.
LELAND, NORTH CAROLINA: Ben Antonio Davis, infant, died December 15, 1979 at home. Survivors include his father, Freddie Lee Shaw; his mother, Margie A. Davis; his maternal grandparents, Annie Mae Davis and Ben Davis; 4 uncles; 8 aunts; and other relatives. Services were held at Reaves Chapel Church. Interment was at Davis Cemetery with arrangements by Jordan Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Berrien
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Berrien Walker Davis, 87, died May 6, 1982. He was born September 4, 1884. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Bayard Winston of Washington, DC; a brother, Dr. T. Hartley Davis of Ocala, FL; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh under the direction of Brown-Wynne Funeral Home.

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DEW, Mary
BURLINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Mary Ruth Mitchell Dew, 94, died 2008. She was born February 28, 1913. She owned Teddy Bear Nursery and Kindergarten for 30 years, and was a charter member of the First Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by a daughter, Dr. Mary Frances Hand (David); a son, Macon J. Dew, Jr. (Paula); 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery under the direction of Lowe Funeral Home.

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DOWLER, Ruth
HAYESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Ruth Marilyn Dowler, 72, died September 10, 2003. She was the daughter of Frank and Violet Hill Dowler, and was a former resident of Boston, MA and Venice, FL. She was a schoolteacher and librarian, and retired after 40 years of service. She was an Episcopalian. She is survived by two sisters, Alice Bates of Hayesville, and Kathleen Farretta of Chandler, AZ. She was preceded in death by a sister, Janet Hampton. Services were held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Inurnment was at Sarasota Memorial Park under the direction of Ivie Funeral Home.

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DRAEMER, Cleo
GRAHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Cleo Dixon Clark Draemer, 91, died December 27, 2009. She retired from Kayser-Roth Inc., and was a member of Graham Friends Church and Andrews Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Clark Whitaker (Richard) of Kernersville, and Rita Clark Agnew of Graham; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leonard F. Clark and Paul Draemer; two sons, Keith Leonard Clark and Teddy Richard Clark; her parents, Edward Barthen Dixon and Bessie Iola Curtis Dixon; a brother; and four sisters. Interment was at Alamance Memorial Park under the direction of McClure Funeral Home.

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DUNN, Nellie
REIDSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Nellie Inman Dunn, 71, died July 11, 2009 at Annie Penn Hospital. She was the daughter of Dexter and Marie Cook Inman, and was a native of Mount Airy. She was a longtime Rockingham County resident, and was a soloist and song leader at her church. Survivors include her husband, Frank Dunn; a daughter, Angel Griffin of Reidsville; a brother, Reginald Inman; two sisters, Elizabeth Baldwin and Maxine Milligan; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Washburn and Virginia Wood. Services were held at Charity Baptist Church in Eden. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Gardens under the direction of Citty Funeral Home.

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EDMONDSON, Izora
JACKSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Izora Edmondson, 60, died March 9, 2006 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. She was born December 24, 1945. She is survived by two daughters, VerLisha Waters of Atlanta, GA, and Melodie Bradley of San Leandro, CA; two sons, C.W. Edmondson of Jacksonville, and Daniel Hicks of Stockton, CA; and her friends. Services were held at the Jacksovnille Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment was at Georgetown Memorial Park under the direction of Saunders Funeral Home.

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ELLER, William L.
WILKESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: William Lonnie Eller, 75, died November 20, 2005. He was born August 11, 1930 to James Garfield and Cora Lovette Eller. He retired from Bel-Air Electric, and attended Boiling Springs Baptist Church. He was a journeyman electrician and a member of the Otter Point Boat Club. He enjoyed boating, gospel music, and NASCAR. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Irene Frances Baker Eller; a son, Ron Eller (Chris) of Bel Air, MD; a daughter, Debi Eller Ryan (Jim) of Purlear; a brother, Joe Eller (Peggy) of Wilkesboro; two sisters, Mary Fax of Seattle, WA, and Pearl Hayes (James) of Bel Air, MD; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Dollie Clinton Moore; two brothers, Henry and Grant Eller; and a granddaughter, Kari Lynn Ryan. Services were held at Boiling Springs Baptist Church. Interment was at Boiling Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

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ERWIN, Edith
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NORTH CAROLINA: Edith Blythe Erwin, 93, died June 23, 2008 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. She was born October 14, 1914 in Southampton County, VA to Benjamin F. and Ruth Lee Blythe. She retired from J. P. Stevens. Survivors include a son, William "Billy" Erwin, (Linda) of Roanoke Rapids; two daughters, Brenda Moore (Arthur) and Nancy Telliga (Earl), all of Roanoke Rapids; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and 3 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Blythe; her sisters, Catherine Dickens, Leitha Cranford, Ruby Vaughan, Olia Johnson, Elsie Harris Gilliam, and Odell Pulley; a half-brother, Roland Britt; and two grandchildren, Arthur "Art" Allen Moore, Jr., and Aimee Catherine Erwin. Interment was at Cedarwood Cemetery under the direction of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services.

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EVERHART, Margaret
LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Margaret Frances Everhart, age 1 year and 6 months, died in September of 1923. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Everhart, Sr. Services were held at the Pilgrim Church. Burial was at Pilgrim Cemetery.

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FATEHI, Dr. Fareshteh
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Dr. Fareshteh Fatehi, 63, died July 24, 2011 at Beacon Place. She was born April 30, 1948 in Shiraz, Iran to Mostafa and Parisima Fatehi. She earned a degree in electrical engineering from Pahlavi University in Shiraz, and held a Ph.D. from Montana State University. She was a professor at North Carolina A&T State University. Survivors include a sister, Fahimeh Fatehi; two brothers, Dr. Farokh Fatehi and Farzad Fatehi; a sister-in-law, Farnaz Fatehi; a brother-in-law, Alireza Golkar; 2 nephews; and her friends, including Mahin Taremian and Ebie Homaifar. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery by Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home.

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FERGES, Arline
ROUGEMONT, NORTH CAROLINA: Arline Jay Ferges died December 14, 2008. She was born March 17, 1946. She was a member of Holy Temple of Jesus Christ in Timberlake. Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Graves of Roxboro, and Wanda Ferges of Rougemont; a son, Eric Jay of Roxboro; two brothers, James Jay and Larry Jay, both of Roxboro; two sisters, Barbara Bumphus of Roxboro, and Yvonne Nathan of Raleigh, NC; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a close friend, Rufus Mitchell of Rougemont. Services were held at Old Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home.

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FERRELL, Nannie
HILLSBOROUGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Nannie Keith Ferrell, 76, died January 28, 2007. She was born February 27, 1930 to Joseph A. and Georgia Gooch Keith. She worked for over 38 years at Burlington Industries, and attended Shady Grove Freewill Baptist Church. She is survived by a sister, Josephine Wilkie Able of Durham; two nephews, Ernie Wilkie and David Pope, both of Durham; a niece, Norma Jean Riggs; a close friend, Larry Ricks of Durham; and her dog, Pete. Interment was at Woodlawn Memorial Park by Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.

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FINN, Molly
KENLY, NORTH CAROLINA: Molly Coley Finn, 75, died June 20, 2008 at Wilson Medical Center. She was born October 7, 1932 in Nash County to Jacob and Ada Wilkins Coley. She is survived by three daughters, Sally Boone, Betsy Talton, and Linda Finn; two sons, Charles Finn and Alfred Finn; a brother, Frank Coley; a sister, Ester Edmondson; 8 grandchildren; 8 step-grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Upper Black Creek Cemetery under the direction of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home.

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FIORILLI, Vittoria
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NORTH CAROLINA: Vittoria Fiorilli, 89, died August 12, 2008. She was the daughter of Luigi and Anna Campanelli DiVecchio, and was a native of Rome, Italy. She enjoyed traveling and opera. She is survived by a son, Dr. M.G. Fiorilli (Mona) of Roanoke Rapids; her brothers and sisters-in-law; 3 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and a special son, W.S. "Bill" Davis, Jr. (Lynn) of Chocowinity. She was predeceased by her husband, Gaetano Fiorilli. Services were held at All Saints Episcopal Church. Interment was at Cedarwood Cemetery with arrangements by Askew Funeral and Cremation Services.

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FLEMING, Oree
FOREST CITY, NORTH CAROLINA: Oree Bradley Fleming, 88, died September 12, 1992 at Fair Haven Rest Home. She was the daughter of John and Prima Harvey Bradley. She was a retired textile worker, and attended Florence Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Flack of Forest City; a son, B.C. Fleming, Jr. of Beaufort; two sisters, Bertha DeBra and Elizabeth Wood; a brother, Arthur Bradley; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Park under the direction of Crowe's Funeral Chapel.

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FLEMING, Vernice
HALLSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Vernice Estella Fleming, 84, died December 20, 2006. She is survived by two sons, Charlie Fleming of Wilmington, and Alvin Fleming of Mount Pleasant, MI; and three daughters, Mary F. Shaw of Hallsboro, and Mattie Fleming and Elizabeth Vereen, both of Clarkton. Services were held at Pleasant Union Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home.

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FORTUNE, Nellie
ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Nellie Beatrice Fortune, 95, died November 12, 2008. She was born November. 8, 1913 to James and Pernina Arwood Michaels. She worked in nursing, and retired from Asheville Radiology. She was a member of West Asheville Church of God, but attended Edneyville United Methodist Church after relocating to Hendersonville. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Kenneth Justus of Hendersonville; a sister, Lorene Ballew of Asheville; 2 grandsons; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Groce Funeral Home.

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FOUST, Sallie
ALAMANCE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA: Sallie Foust died May 29, 1862. She was born August 4, 1821 to William and Catherine Foust. Burial was at Old Stoner's Cemetery.

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FOX, Viola
MARION, NORTH CAROLINA: Viola Willis Fox, 91, died March 5, 2004 at Autumn Care of Marion. She was born May 31, 1912 in Cocke County, TN to James Wiley Willis and Kitty Woody Willis. She was a member of Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include three children, Nellie Dean Hunter of Spartanburg, SC, and Shirley Jimison and Burnette Fox, both of Marion; four brothers, Paul Willis, Monroe Willis, Epharium Willis, and Ua Willis; and seven sisters, Vista Walker, Thelma Hill, Kathleen Toby, Rachel Fox, Beulah Grigsby, Lucy Messer, and Janette Young; 8 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James N. Fox; a daughter, Ima Jean Cuthbertson; a brother, Roy Willis; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church. Interment was at Rocky Pass Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery by Westmoreland Funeral Home.

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FOYE, Leroy
NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA: Leroy Shelton Foye, 50, died May 17, 2009 at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. He attended Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Family members include two sisters, Hattie Graham and Debra Humphrey, both of New Bern; nine brothers, Andre Richardson (Paula) of Wilmington, Lamont Richardson of Maryland, Marvin Richardson of Dallas, TX, Bobby Richardson and Gerald Richardson, both of Raleigh, and Michael Foye, Maurice Richardson, Oliver Humphrey, and Charlie Richardson, all of New Bern; an uncle, Rev. George Foye of New Bern; a sister-in-law, Mary Mabry of New Bern; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Foye Richardson. Arrangements were handled by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home.

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FRINK, Willie
SUPPLY, NORTH CAROLINA: Willie E. Frink died July 12, 1972 in Norfolk, VA. Survivors include his wife, Allene Frink; three sons; two daughters, six sisters, Ernestine Bryant, Alma Stanley, Dora Bellamy, Lue Fulwood, Sylena F. Bryant, and Sarah Burney; and two brothers, Ivey Frink and Charles Frink. Services were held at Little Macedonia Baptist Church. Interment was at Galloway Cemetery under the direction of Shaw's Memorial Chapel.

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FROEBA, Rosanna
ROANOKE RAPIDS, NORTH CAROLINA: Rosanna Rich Froeba, 75, died May 14, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. She was born March 13, 1934 in New Britain, CT to Augustus Edward Rich and Barbara Harris Morse. She is survived by her husband, George Froeba; a son, George E. Froeba of Halifax; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Cedarwood Cemetery by Massey Funeral Home.

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FRYE, Eliza
NEWTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Eliza Lail Frye, 84, died March 10, 2009. She was born October 8, 1924 to Lawrence L. Lail and Minnie Mays Lail. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and B.J. Frye of Claremont, and Sidney and Shirley Frye of Conover; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Joie Fulbright of Conover; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Charles W. Frye; a daughter, Sharon Frye; her parents; five brothers, Alonzo Lail, Garland Lail, Warren Lail, Bill Lail, and Charles Lail; and five sisters, Florence Deese, Callie Coulter, Mary Cansler, Blanche Wilson, and Louise Sigmon. Services were held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. Paul's Memorial Park.

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FULLER, Florence
TAYLORSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Florence Edna Anderson Fuller, 68, died December 8, 2009 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. She was born September 25, 1941 in Detroit, MI to Leo and Edna Grace Johnson Elwood. She was a retired LPN and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Daniel E. Fuller; two sons, Jeffery Collen of Texas, and Jimmy Collen of Michigan; two daughters, Lisa Carlson of Taylorsville, and Phyllis Huffman of Idaho; two brothers, Steven Anderson of Michigan, and Elwood "Butch" Anderson of Florida; four sisters, Linda Weaver of Morganton, Sharon Orr of Texas, Alice Myers of Ohio, and Nancy Roberts of Michigan; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Dale Anderson. Arrangements were handled by Adams Funeral Home.

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GAITHER, Eugenia
STATESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Eugenia Anetta Williams Gaither died February 9, 2008. She was born January 20, 1932 to Charles and Amanda Williams. She was a member of Greater Apostle Temple. She is survived by three sisters-in-law, Sarah Mae (Cleveland) Heller of Statesville, and Grace Gaither and Ruth Johnson, both of Baltimore, MD; nine nieces; her cousins; a goddaughter; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilford Gaither; and a sister, Elianore Nash. Arrangements were entrusted to Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary.

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GATLING, Marie
AHOSKIE, NORTH CAROLINA: Marie Porter Gatling, 94, died September 19, 2011 at her home. She was born December 14, 1916 to Spurgeon and Fannie Newsome Porter in Hertford County, NC. She was a seamstress, and attended Parker's Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include six daughters, Sarah Simons and Rose Mary G. Vaughan (Don), all of Ahoskie, Sandra Conkey (Donald) of Bear, DE, and Cathie Gatling, Kathileen Shephard (Tyrone), and Alice Watson (Robert), all of New Castle, DE; three sons, Russell Gatling (Cleo) of Como, Donnie Gatling (Nola) of Newark, DE, and Carney Gatling (Jackie) of Marlton, NJ; five sisters, Hattie Parker of Como, Girlie Jenkins of Hampton, VA, Nevonza Porter of Pennsylvania, and Lucy Ann Burke and Clara Ruffin, both of Wilmington, DE; two brothers, Arthur Porter of Ahoskie, and Dante Porter of Hampton, VA; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Parker's Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Hunter's Funeral Home.

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GENTRY, Demania
MARSHALL, NORTH CAROLINA: Demania Tweed Gentry, 82, died October 19, 2006 at Mission Hospital Memorial Campus. She was born April 18, 1924 to Milton Phletus and Rosey Cutshall Tweed. She was a native of Madison County. She is survived by two daughters, Brenda Gentry Ray of Asheville, and Carol Gunter of Marshall; a son-in-law, Charles Woods of Asheville; four brothers, Hoye Tweed, Gilbert Tweed, Dennis Tweed and William Tweed; three sisters, Margie Gimbert, Barbara Jenkins and Betty Davis; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her friends, including Josie Banks Young. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Gentry; a daughter, Linda Wyatt Woods; four brothers, Winston Tweed, Rufus Tweed, Denver Tweed and Russell Tweed; and two sisters, Shelby Tweed and Goldia Franklin. Services were held at Middle Laurel Church of God. Interment was at the Cutshall Cemetery by Madison Funeral Home.

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GETTYS, Pearl
LAWNDALE, NORTH CAROLINA: Pearl Wesson Gettys, 93, died October 20, 2008 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center. She was born December 1, 1914 in Cleveland County to William David and Maggie Grigg Wesson. She was a member of Free Saints Chapel in Cherryville. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Judy Gettys, Don and Stella Gettys, and Roger and Teresa Gettys, all of Polkville; 13 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleland Kuester Gettys; a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Ervin Franklin; her parents; three sisters, Sue Whisnant, Vangie Norman, and Eula Eskridge; and a brother, Ray Wesson. Services were held at Polkville Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Stamey Funeral Home.

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GLOVER, Marjorie
GARNER, NORTH CAROLINA: Marjorie Murray Glover, 85, died August 29, 2010. She was born February 10, 1925. She worked for the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles for 28 years, and attended Garner Advent Christian Church. Survivors include two daughters, Beth (Doug) Barbour and Carol Rhodes; two sons, Dr. Mark Glover and Joe (Gwen) Glover; a sister, Sadie Glover; a brother, Kenneth Murray; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Joseph Clifton Glover; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at Garner Advent Christian Church. Arrangements were handled by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home.

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GODWIN, Edna
GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Edna G. Godwin, 71, died July 13, 2006. She was born October 14, 1934 to George Harvey Godwin and Pearl Horrell Godwin. She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Kennedy (Harvey) of Beulaville, and Jackie Mewborn (J.L) of Albertson; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers; two sisters; and her parents. Interment was at Holland Family Cemetery under the direction of Howell Funeral Home.

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GOEBEL, John
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA: John C. Goebel, 58, died November 27, 2003 at his residence. He was born August 13, 1945 in Sheboygan, WI to Carl and Ramona Vogel Goebel. He was a regional sales manager for Pentair Company, and previously operated J.C. Goebel and Associates in Little Rock, AR. He had also worked for the Kohler Co. in Wisconsin. He had lived in Charlotte for 16 years, and was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Meves Goebel; two children, Amy Hill (David) of Asheville, and Jeff Goebel (Christy) of Raleigh; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Janet Ziegler. Services were held at Ascension Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service.

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GOLDSMITH, Mary
MARION, NORTH CAROLINA: Mary Elizabeth VanLandingham Goldsmith died May 15, 2004. She was born November 24, 1912 to William Thurston VanLandingham and Martha Lawrence Anthony VanLandingham. She was a graduate of Meredith College, and formerly taught at Glenwood High School. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Marion. She was a former member of the DAR, and was known for her rose arrangements. She is survived by two sons, James Goldsmith of Old Fort, and Frank Goldsmith, Jr. of Fairview; a sister, Elise Crisp of Marion; 5 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Franklin Goldsmith; two sisters; five brothers; and her parents. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Marion. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Westmoreland Funeral Home.

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GORDON, Ida
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Ida Rubinstein Gordon died April 13, 1984. She was a former resident of Pittsburgh, PA. She was the mother of Shirley (George) Lewis of Greensboro, and was also survived by 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Gordon. Interment was at the Hebrew Cemetery.

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GORE, Arneal
WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Arneal Gore, 71, died August 28, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Gore; two sons, Danny L. Gore of Whiteville, and Larry Gore of Fayetteville; five daughters, Priscilla A. Gore and Gloria A. Gore, both of Edgewood, MD, and Judia L. Gore, Saundra L. Gore, and Patsy D. Gore, all of Whiteville; and four brothers, Luther Gore of Elizabethtown, and Joseph Gore, Lester Gore, and Charley Gore, all of Whiteville. Services were held at Mill Branch Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Cherry Grove Cemetery under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home.

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GRAHAM, Clyde
ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Clyde McKinley Graham, 74, died February 17, 1998 at St. Joseph Hospital in Asheville. He was born in Buncombe County to the late Millard B. and Livia West Graham. He was a retired machinist at Taylor Instrument Company, and attended Oak Grove Christian Church. Survivors include three sons, Ted Graham of Quinby, SC, and Benny Graham and Darryl Graham, both of Arden; two daughters, Joyce Maney and Cheri Baker of Arden; a brother, John Graham of Arden; a sister, Pat Griffee of Alexander; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hawes Graham. Interment was at Roberts Memorial Park under the direction of Groce Funeral Home.

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GREEN, Saphrona
LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Saphrona Miller Green, 77, died June 3, 1971 at Lexington Memorial Hospital. She was born December 28, 1893 to Melvin Jerome and Josephine Harsh Miller. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Golden Age Club. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John Brodar of Lexington; a brother, Morton Miller; a sister, Mrs. Chloe Crowl; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Green. Burial was at East Carmel Cemetery in Lisbon, OH. Arrangements were handled by Davidson Funeral Home and Warrick Funeral Home.

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GREENE, John
NEWTON, NORTH CAROLINA: John Greene, 87, died January 8, 2008. He was born February 13, 1920 to William N. Greene and Bessie Norman Greene. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended the First Baptist Church of Claremont. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Marie Thomas Greene; a daughter, Linda Smith (James) of Newton; a sister, Marie Wilson of Bakersville; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; other relatives and friends; and his church family. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debbie Greene Kiker; a son, Wayne P. Greene; a sister; two brothers; and his parents. Interment with military honors was at Conover City Cemetery under the direction of Burke Mortuary.

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GUADARRAMA, Dionicio
SANFORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Dionicio Guadarrama, 70, died March 5, 2011. He was born April 9, 1940 in Coatlan Del Rio, Mexico to Felipe Guadarrama and Enedina Orihuela. He worked at the Townsend Processing Plant. Survivors include his wife, Silvia Soberanes; his daughters, Victoria, and Eva McElveen; his sons, Agustin and Hugo; a sister, Paulina; a brother, Felipe; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Interment was at the Jonesboro Cemetery under the direction of Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

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HAIRSTON, Eldridge
RURAL HALL, NORTH CAROLINA: Eldridge Lee Hairston, 83, died December 22, 2006 at Northeast Trauma Medical Center in Concord, NC. He was born July 4, 1923 in Forsyth County to William David and Bessie Williams Hairston. He retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company with 37 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a charter member of United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a senior usher and attended the Men's Bible Class. He was a member of the Emorywood-Spanish Oak Community Association and the Winston Lake Retired Men's Club. Family members include his wife, Mary Hinton Hairston; his children, Kimberly Hinton-Robinson of Rural Hall, Harmon E. Hinton of Winston-Salem, Sandra H. Brown (James) of Mitchellville, MD, and Don Hairston of Minneola, FL; a sister, Celestine H. Monroe of Winston-Salem; a brother, Dr. James R. Hairston (Jannie) of Omaha, NE; 6 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Winston-Salem.

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HAMILTON, Robert J.
FUQUAY-VARINA, NORTH CAROLINA: Robert Joseph Hamilton, 74, died February 10, 2008. He was the son of Vernon and Edna Hamilton. He was a military veteran. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Laura Hamilton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Rhonda Hamilton, Andy and Tara Hamilton, and Bobby and Mary Hamilton; 8 grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Floyd Hamilton. Services were held at Friendly Chapel Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was at Fellowship Community Cemetery under the direction of Williford Funeral Home.

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HANDY, Minnie
ASHEBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Minnie Beatrice Handy, 88, died December 7, 2000 at Carolina House Of Asheboro. She was born November 29, 1912 in Stuart, VA to the late Sparger and Lilly Hall Handy. She had worked for Curry Shirt Shop, and was a member of Fayetteville Street Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Annie Burrow Shaw of Asheboro, and Bea Whitlow of Richmond, VA. Services were held at Fayetteville Street Baptist Church. Interment was at Randolph Memorial Park under the direction of Pugh Funeral Home.

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HARPER, Gene
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Gene J. Harper, 62, died December 24, 2010. He was born March 22, 1948 in New York. He was a United States Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Thompson Harper; four children, Mary Elizabeth Harper, Nicholas Harper, James J. Harper (Stephanie), and Sean Harper; a sister, Nancy Keil (Roger); and 4 grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to Andrews Mortuary.

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HARRIETT, Raphael
WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: David Raphael Harriett died July 4, 2008. He was born January 30, 1935 in San Fernando, Trinidad, West Indies to the late Portia Rivers. His grandfather was Thomas Sampson. He retired from the City of Winston-Salem. He was a musician. He enjoyed Caribbean music, and was a skilled congo drummer. He also enjoyed cooking. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Harriett; his sons, Barry (Rona), Darrell (Valerie), Domonic (Bonnie), David and Brian (Karen); a sister, Anne (Ferndnand) Nelson; two sisters-in-law, Linda Hummingbird and Mary T. (Sidney) Carpenter; 18 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at United Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Hooper Funeral Home.

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HARRIS, Almeta
WINTERVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Almeta Stocks Vincent Harris, 83, died March 11, 2011. She was the daughter of Howell and Roxie Shivers Stocks. She attended Winterville Free Will Baptist Church. She was a member of the Degree of Pocahontas, and was Past Great Pocahontas of North Carolina. Survivors include a daughter, Delois Harris Wingate of Winterville; a daughter in-law, Kathy L. Vincent of Greenville; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, William Earl Vincent and W. Randolph Harris; a son, W. Wayne Vincent; her parents; and a son-in-law, Alvin Ray Wingate. Interment was at Pinewood Memorial Park by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

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HAYWORTH, Joseph L.
HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA: Joseph Lindsay Hayworth, 91, died December 10, 1964 at his home. He was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was born in Davidson County to Sanford and Delphina Davis Hayworth, and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. He was survived by his wife, Emma Black Hayworth; a son, J. Harry Hayworth; and a brother. Interment was at Floral Garden Park Cemetery with arrangements by Orrell Northside Funeral Home.

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HELMS, Carl E., Jr.
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Carl Evin Helms, Jr., 70, died January 28, 2002 at the V.A. Medical Center in Salisbury. He was born December 1, 1931 in Cabarrus County to the late Carl E. Helms, Sr. and Clarcy Lowder Helms. He retired from the U.S. Navy Seabees with 20 years of service, and was also an environmental director in the nursing home industry for a decade. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Adams Helms; a daughter, Lora Helms Field (Jonathan) of Albemarle; two sisters, Joyce Campbell (Wade) of Midland, and Betty Roberts (James) of Orlando, FL; 3 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Burial was at Carolina Memorial Park by Wilkinson Funeral Home.

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HENRY, Ada
SMITHFIELD, NORTH CAROLINA: Rev. Ada W. Henry, 87, died February 19, 2009 at Britthaven of Smtihfield. She was born April 21, 1921 to the late Milliard and Mollie Sanders Williams. She had served as pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy in Four Oaks. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Nwoke of Selma, and Lillie Richardson of Four Oaks; two sons, Walter Fred Henry of Smithfield, and Walter Henry, Jr. of Clinton; 27 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Henry, Sr. Services were held at the Church of God of Prophecy in Selma. Interment was at Sanders Grove Church Cemetery.

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HEXSTALL, Ella
ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA: Ella Hexstall, 95, died February 17, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born December 24, 1914. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Vera Heckstall of Vineland, NJ; a brother, Langston Smith; a sister, Katie Walker; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Services were held at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Rivers Community Funeral Home.

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HILL, Charlie
LAWNDALE, NORTH CAROLINA: Charlie Hill was born June 10, 1920, and died December 14, 1938. Interment was at St. Paul Fire Baptized Holiness Church Cemetery.

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HILLIARD, Gwendolyn
LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA: Gwendolyn Durrance Hilliard, 89, died December 6, 2006. She was born July 3, 1917 to the late Solan and Mary McRae Durrance. She was a native of Brandon, FL, and a member of Valrico First Baptist Church in Valrico, FL. She enjoyed flowers, particularly ferns and geraniums, and enjoyed camping and traveling with her husband. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Herbert Hilliard; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Joe Brown of Lake Junaluska; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Giles Durrance; a sister, Mildred Stevenson; and her parents. Interment was at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park by Wells Funeral Home.

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HOAGLIN, Zona
PLEASANT GARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Zona May Rives Hoaglin, 102, died November 16, 2011 at Clapps Nursing Center. Survivors include a daughter, Phebe Blitz of Queen Creek, AZ; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Hoaglin; a son, Dr. George W. Hoaglin; and all of her siblings. Interment was at Meroney United Methodist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home.

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HOLLINS, Doris
LENOIR, NORTH CAROLINA: Doris Ruby Wall Hollins, 66, died September 19, 2006 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. She was born December 31, 1939 in Caldwell County to Howard Taft and Joyce Benfield Wall. Survivors include five sisters, Carrie Eilenfield (Rick) of Hampton, VA, Dorothy Hicks (Jim) of Tyrone, NM, Donna Parrish of Cave Junction, OR, and Rebecca "Becky" Johnson (Michael) and Judy Sentelle (David), all of Lenoir; three brothers, Howard Wall, Jr. (Millie) of Rockingham, and Doug Wall and Monte Wall (Ginger), all of Lenoir; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Hollins; her parents; and two brothers, Fred Wall and Samuel Albert Wall. Interment was at Blue Ridge Memorial Park by Evans Funeral Service.

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HOLT, Daniel S.
SANFORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Daniel Solomon "Sol" Holt died October 18, 2006 at his home. He was born in Harnett County to William and Maggie Reid Holt. He was a retired building contractor and a member of Grace Chapel Church. He enjoyed rabbit and coon hunting. Survivors include his wife, Pauline McDuffie Holt; two daughters, Ava Holt Coley and Sola S. Edwards (Mark), all of Sanford; a son, Michael D. Holt (Donna) of Sanford; a sister, Alice Koonce of New Bern; a brother, David Holt of New Bern; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Peggy Ketz, Leona Holder and Ruby Koonce; and a brother, Alvin Holt. Arrangements were handled by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.

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HOWARD, Jannie
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Jannie Howard, 95, died July 7, 2006. She was a former resident of Hallsboro, and is survived by six grandchildren. Funeral services were held at New Light Missionary Baptist Church in Hallsboro. Burial was at Cutler Cemetery with arrangements by Peoples Funeral Home.

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HOYLE, Willie
GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA: Willie Gean Hoyle, 69, died April 15, 2001 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Cleveland County, NC, and was the son of Clifford F. and Betsy Grigg Hoyle. He was a maintenance worker, and was a member of St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church. Family members include his wife, Thelma Boyd Hoyle; a daughter, Rita H. Brown of Gastonia; two sons, Rev. Roger L. Hoyle of Charlotte, and Dr. Reginald E. Hoyle of Lawndale, NC; two brothers, Charlie Hoyle and Norris Hoyle, both of Lawndale; three sisters, Marilyn H. Littlejohn, Brenda Crawford, and Vernie H. Hopper, all of Lawndale; 3 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Sylvester and Robert Lee Hoyle. Services were held at St. Peter's Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church. Interment was at the Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lawndale by Costner Funeral Home.

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HUDDLESTON, Josephine
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Josephine Huddleston, 55, died January 25, 2006 at Wake Medical Center. She was born November 9, 1950. She is survived by three daughters, Bernice Jones of White Marsh, MD, Eloise Pitt of Lexington, KY, and Roxine Cobb of Irvine, CA; her stepfather, David Crew of Jacksonville; two brothers, Earl Seright of Jacksonville, and Darnell Raindrop of Sumter, SC; and a sister, Deloris Turner of Charlotte. Services were held at St. Julia A.M.E. Zion Church. Arrangements were handled by Saunders Funeral Home.

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HUISH, Laura
BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA: Laura Yost Huish, 89, died April 16, 2011 at Kingsbridge House. She was born March 12, 1922 to Russell and Ruth Dorworth Yost. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Illinois. Survivors include her husband, Melvin T. Huish; a son, Ben Huish of Conner, GA; two daughters, Betsy McGhee (Steve) of Clemmons, and Peggy Elliott of Athens, GA; a brother, Russell Yost of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Barbara Stewart of Lansdale, PA; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Moore Funeral Home.

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HUSKEY, George E.
NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA: George Edward Huskey died April 19, 2009 at Craven Regional Medical Center. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after 28 years of service, and worked at the North Carolina Department of Corrections and Fisher Oil Company. He was a native of Louisiana and a longtime New Bern resident. Survivors include his wife, Valerie F. Huskey; four sisters, Margaret Huskey of Harvey, LA, Sylvesta Cameron of New Orleans, LA, Joyce Wilson of Las Vegas, NV, and Florence Wright of Memphis, TN, and five brothers, William Huskey of Mississippi, and Gerald Huskey, Gregory Huskey, Michael Huskey, and Johnny Huskey, all of Harvey, LA. Services were held at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Main Chapel. Burial with military honors was at Forest Oaks Memorial Gardens Cemetery by Oscar's Mortuary.

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JENRETTE, Walter
WADESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Walter Regan Jenrette, 52, died January 9, 1949 at his residence. He was a timber and realty dealer. Survivors include his wife, Cora Bennett Jenrette; two daughters, Caroldean Jenrette and Victoria Jenrette; two sisters, Mrs. Sam Bennett and Mrs. I.L. Bennett; and two brothers, J.I. Jenrette and Wendall Jenrette. Services were held at the Baptist Church in Longwood. Burial was at the Jenrette family cemetery in Brunswick County. Note: One record states that he died January 8, 1949, and another states that he is buried at McKeithan Cemetery.

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JOACHIM, Erwin
GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Erwin Joachim, 74, died August 1, 2006. He was born December 15, 1931 to Philip Joachim and Claire Moseowitz Joachim. He was a retired appliance repairman at Sears, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include two sons, George Oliver Miller, and Michael Andrew Joachim; a sister, Alice Reniere; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Joachim; and his parents. Arrangements were entrusted to Howell Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Henrietta
FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Henrietta Smith Johnson, 85, died September 2, 2009 at Cape Fear Medical Center. Survivors include her children, Darris L. Johnson, Sr., Charlie Johnson, Furman L. Evans (Daria), Gloria Johnson (Maureen Nelson), and Deatrice Bannister (Robert); two sisters, Ruby McLeod and Ruth Harris; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet L. Harris. Services were held at Abney Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment was at Cumberland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Herring Funeral Care and Cremations.

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JOHNSTON, Maude
BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA: Maude T. Johnston, 86, died March 3, 1993. She was a native of Melbourne, FL and a former resident of Ocala, FL. Survivors include her husband, Charles H. Johnston; a son, Henry Murphy; three brothers, Lawrence Redding, Jesse Redding and Joxie Redding; and a sister, Coleen Redding. Arrangements were handled by Moore Funeral Home.

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JONES, Hillary
BURLINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: Hillary Douglas Jones, 93, died December 18, 2009. He owned Jones Plumbing Company, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Carolina Christian Church, where he sang in the choir. He is survived by two sons, Doug Jones (Doris) of Haw River, and Larry Jones (Jane) of Burlington; a brother, Kenneth O. "Pete" Jones of Burlington; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Jones of Burlington; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Honeycutt Jones; a son, Donnie Jones; a brother, Berkley S. Jones; two sisters, Catherine Coble and Pauline Mangum; his parents, John Edward and Mary Robertson Jones; and a granddaughter, Sherry Ann Jones. Services were held at Carolina Christian Church. Burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery by McClure Funeral Service.

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KAPOOR, Nancy
GREENVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Nancy Nelms Kapoor, 66, died February 11, 2008. She was born February 27, 1941 to Dorothy "Dot" Dean Lumsden and the late William Alexander Nelms. She held a nursing degree and nurse anesthetist certificate from Watts Hospital School of Nursing in Durham. She worked at Duke University Medical Center for over 30 years, and was Chief Nurse Anesthetist. She was active with various state and national anesthesiology organizations. She is survived by a son, Kristopher Nath Kapoor (Katherine); her mother; a sister-in-law, Faye Ervin Nelms; 2 grandchildren; a nephew; a niece; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Shankar Nath Kapoor; her father; and a brother, William Harold "Buddy" Nelms. Burial was at Carolina Memorial Park in Kannapolis under the direction of Lady's Funeral Home.

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KELLAM, Linda
SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA: Linda Hoyle Kellam, 42, died August 5, 2007. She was born November 27, 1964 in Salisbury to Ernest and Bertie Mae Wellington Hoyle. She was self-employed, and was a member of Bethel Power of Faith. She is survived by her husband, J.C. Kellam, Jr.; a son, Jeremiah Lamar Kellam; her parents, of Salisbury; a sister, Arlene Imes (Melvin) of Salisbury; a brother, Kenneth "Boone" Hoyle (Jewel) of Charlotte; her aunts and uncles; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Services were held at First Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery in Salisbury under the direction of Hairston Funeral Home.

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KEYS, Polly
AYDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Polly L. Keys, 88, died December 31, 2004. She attended Pleasant Plain Holy Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a church mother. Survivors include three daughters, Thelma Carmon of New York, NY, and Dorothy Edwards and Alma Mae King, both of Ayden; a son, Johnnie Keys of Ayden; a foster daughter, Lillian Dixon of Ayden; two sisters, Ida Kilpatrick of New York, NY, and Pearlie Artis of Ayden; a brother, Amos Moore of Maple Hill; and 17 grandchildren. Services were held at Pleasant Plain United Holy Church. Interment was at the Ayden Cemetery under the direction of Don Brown Funeral Home.

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KILLIAN, Ruby
CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA: Ruby Kathleen Massie Killian, 81, died January 17, 2005. She was born May 20, 1923 to C.M. and Rena Rhinehart Massie. She formerly worked at American Enka, and attended Clyde Central United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Jane Killian of Clyde, and Benny and Kathrine Killian of Mount Olive, MS; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and David Gentry of Clyde, and Helene and Paul Price of Canton; two brothers and their wives, Earl and Rose Massie of California, and Charlie and Pauline Massie of Clyde; three sisters and their husbands, Naomi and Ormond Cole of Leicester, Hilda and Warren Cox of Greenwood, SC, and Lois Robinson of Canton; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben F. Killian; three brothers, Rhea Todd, Hershel, and Joe Massie; a sister, Helen Massie; and her parents. Interment was at Fincher's Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Wells Funeral Home.

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LANIER, Roy
BURGAW, NORTH CAROLINA: Roy Lanier, 92, died December 31, 1999. He was born December 28, 1907 in Pender County to the late John Ellis and Missouria King Lanier. He was a retired building contractor, and was also a farmer. He was a member of Jordan's Chapel United Methodist Church. He is survived by five children, Faye Gardner of Raleigh, Lois Huffman of Burlington, Hazel Smith of Durham, and Wayne Lanier and Shirley Blackburn, both of Burgaw; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mary Ethel Jones Lanier; a son, Roy Douglas Lanier; and a granddaughter, Shelia B. Cowan. Services were held at Jordan's Chapel United Methodist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery.

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LANNING, James R.
SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA: James Robert Lanning, 83, died August 29, 2006. He was born May 17, 1923 to the late Charles Oscar Lanning and Mamie Pressley Lanning. He was a retired electrician at the V.A. Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and fought in the Normandy Invasion. He attended Southside Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon and helped with church property maintenance. He enjoyed baseball and softball, and was a Little League coach. He was a member several veterans' organizations, as well as the AFGE at the V.A. Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Josephine Roberts Lanning; a daughter, Brenda Lanning of Salisbury; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Deena Lanning of Salisbury; 5 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Southside Baptist Church. Interment with military honors was at Rowan Memorial Park with arrangements by Powles Funeral Home.

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LEBEDNIKAS, Virgia
JACKSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Virgia Diane Lebednikas, 62, died December 7, 2007 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. She was born January 18, 1945. She is survived by three daughters, Kathy Washington, Bobbie Tiakes, and Angela McClung, all of Jacksonville; three sons, Charles Michael Lightsey, Gary Beaver, and George Michael McClung, all of Jacksonville; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Potter's House Church. Arrangements were handled by Saunders Funeral Home.

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LECKELL, Melvin E., Sr.
LILESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Melvin Eugene Leckell, Sr., 81, died June 9, 2007 at his home. He was born March 8, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY to Frank and Gladys Wood Leckell. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 31 years of service, and worked as a nuclear generator operator. He attended Lilesville United Methodist Church, where he a member of the choir. He also sang in a community choir. He was a Boy Scout leader, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Ingram Leckell; his children, Melvin Eugene Leckell, Jr. of New Jersey, Dorothy Jean Putz of Jackson, NJ, Michael Eugene Leckell of Albequerque, NM, and Debra Kay Horne, Wanda Gail Hildreth, Ellen Marie Owca, and Mark Everette Leckell, all of Lilesville; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Lilesville United Methodist Church. Burial was at the Lilesville Cemetery with arrangements by Leavitt Funeral Home.

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LEE, Annie
WHITEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annie Mae Lee died March 31, 2005. She was born May 8, 1917. Services were held April 4, 2005 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Whiteville.

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LEEUWENBURG, William C.
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA: William Charles "Bill" Leeuwenburg, 70, died August 9, 2004. He was born June 2, 1934 in Wilmington to the late Otto and Tena Ward Leeuwenburg. He was a graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, in addition to having attended East Carolina College and Wilmington College, and worked as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in North Carolina for over 50 years. He represented Pierce Chemical Company in the Carolinas for 44 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was past president of the Funeral Supply Sales Association, and was a member of the North Carolina Funeral Directors' Association, the American Legion, the VFW, the National Order of Trench Rats, and the the Disabled American Veterans, in which he served as a state service director. He was also a member of the Titusville, FL Elks Lodge, Orient Lodge #395 A.F.&A.M., Scottish Rite Bodies, and the Sudan Shrine Temple. He had been a resident of both Wilmington and Titusville, FL. He is survived by his wife, Carol Bunch Leeuwenburg; a daughter, Sue Gibson (Mike) of Virginia Beach, VA; a son, William Charles Leeuwenburg II (Dee Jaye) of Morehead City; and 2 granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Olive Sutton Leeuwenburg. Services were held at Church Of The Servant. Interment was at Oleander Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service.

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LEGRAND, Anna
ROCKINGHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Anna Legrand died September 10, 1943 at the Hamlet hospital. Survivors include her husband, Noah Legrand; two sons, Leroy and James; a daughter; three brothers; and four sisters. Services were held at Pisgah A.M.E. Zion Church.

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LEMONS, Sam
EFLAND, NORTH CAROLINA: Sam Willis Lemons, 90, died December 7, 2008 at White Oak Manor. He was the son of Joseph C. and Eurie Harris Lemons. He was a retired welder for General Electric, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Efland United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Esther Craven Lemons; a daughter, Sue L. Hamlett (Arnold) of Snow Camp; a son, Ronald W. Lemons (Sandra) of Efland; a sister, Margaret L. Bright; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Audrey L. Chambers; and three brothers, William Lemons, Joseph E. Lemons, and June W. Lemons. Services were held at Efland United Methodist Church. Burial was at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum by McClure Funeral Home.

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LEWIS, John W.
LELAND, NORTH CAROLINA: John W. Lewis, 69, died May 12, 1981. He was born October 13, 1911 in Brunswick County to Sam and Mary Melissa Phillips Lewis. He retired from Babcock and Wilcox Co. with 23 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae Hickman Lewis; a daughter, Emily Lee Welch; two sons, Garland W. Lewis and Johnny Lee Lewis; three sisters, Rose Midgett, Ida Presley, and Geneva Potter; a brother, Simeon F. Lewis; 17 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Willetts Cemetery under the direction of Coble Funeral Home. Note: One record states that burial was at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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LINEBERRY, Lovella
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Lovella S. Lineberry, 94, died March 4, 2010. She was born August 19, 1915. She worked at Cone Mills for 35 years, and attended Northside Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, David Lineberry; two sisters, Ruby Pearman and Audrey Barton; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Juanita Davis; and a son, Arthur Lineberry. Interment was at Lakeview Memorial Park under the direction of Forbis and Dick Funeral Services.

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LITTLE, Gladys
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Gladys Lucille Little, 79, died June 10, 2002. She was born November 1, 1922 to the late Henry Little and Lunianer Hough Little. She retired from Cannon Mills. She is survived by a son, Bobby Lee Fink of Winnabow; two brothers, Walter "Pete" Little of Concord, and Archie Little of Kannapolis; a sister, Fannie Mae Sherrill of Kannapolis; a grandson; 3 step-grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Lady's Funeral Home.

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LOCUST, Hardin
CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA: Hardin McKinnely Locust, 57, died October 1, 2009 in Gastonia, NC. He was born January 27, 1952 in Cherokee, NC to Hardin Locust and Mary Magdalene Conrad. He was the husband of Nellene Locust Cole. Survivors include a daughter, Christy Cole of Whittier; three sons, James Locust (Kim) of Gastonia, and Brad Kelley Cole and Jackie Cole, both of Whittier; three sisters, Sarah Jane Frizzell, Loraine Murphy, and Mary Lou Reece, all of Waynesville; a brother, Roy Jenkins Conrad, Jr. of Waynesville; and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank James Locust. Interment was at the Locust family plot of the Sutton Town Road Cemetery under the direction of Long House Funeral Home.

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LOVELACE, Woodford
SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINA: Woodford Lee Lovelace, 90, died February 3, 2009. He was born January 4, 1919 to Bessie Hayes Davis. He was a retired truck driver for Hicks Brick Company, and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Daisy Ramsey of Shelby, a son, Larry Lovelace of Shelby; a brother, Buddy Davis of Kannapolis; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Venie Emory Lovelace; his mother; two sisters, Eva Pritchard and Margaret "Tine" Tessneer; and two brothers, Richard Hayes and Hoyle Byers. Services were held at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Stamey Funeral Home.

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LOWERY, Fred
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA: Fred Marshall Lowery, 78, died April 20, 2008. He was born June 28, 1929. He is survived by his wife, Narcissus B. Lowery; six children, James Robert Walker Lowery (Beverly) of Augusta, GA, Fred Luther Alexander Lowery (Clara) of Gastonia, and Rosie Marie Lowery, Issac E. Lowery, Samuel L. Lowery (Linda), and Carolyn Lowery Harrison, all of Charlotte; and a brother, Furman L. Lowery (Lucille) of Gastonia. Services were held at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens by A.E. Grier and Sons Funeral Home.

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LYNCH, Iler G.
HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Iler Grover Lynch, 84, died November 4, 1987 at Park Ridge Hospital. He was the son of the late Henry and Hattie Gash Lynch. He retired from Transylvania Tanning Company, and was a member of Shaw's Creek A.M.E. Zion Church. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. Surviving family members include two brothers, Howard Lynch and Eunice Lynch; two sisters, Irene Hillman and Alura Robinson; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Shaw's Creek A.M.E. Zion Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Pilgrim's Funeral Home.

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LYSIUK, Alina
FUQUAY-VARINA, NORTH CAROLINA: Alina Losik Lysiuk, 69, died May 24, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Poland on May 5, 1940 to Walter and Helena Losik. She was a retired librarian with Hoechst Celanese Corporation in Somerville, NJ with 25 years of service, and was a former resident of East Brunswick, NJ, South River, NJ, and Palm Coast, FL prior to relocating to North Carolina in 2006. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Greg and Allison Lysiuk of Holly Springs, Laurie and Achilles Hamilothoris of Delran, and Pauline and Robert Bernheim of Marlboro; a sister, Alla Dubiago (Victor) of South River; a sister-in-law, Gloria Losik of East Brunswick; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Z. Lysiuk; her parents; and a brother, Victor Losik. Interment was at St. Mary of Zyrovicy Cemetery in East Brunswick, NJ with arrangements by Maliszewski Funeral Home.

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