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Posted: 31 Oct 2009 6:17PM GMT
Classification: Obituary


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Shellie Lewis Ammons Jr
Lois Brame Beaver
Samuel Philip Coleman
Ronnie S. Crite Sr
Harvey Dingle
Austin Fentrice Enzor
Tony James Fulton
Bobby Joe Haley
James Howard Johnson
Lucille Smith Johnson
Earline Singleton Jumper
Bobby Wade Marshall
James Howard Martin
Woodrow H. McGhee
Floyd Eugene Meeks
Annie Ruth Larimore Melvin
Donald Bedford Mitchell Sr
Chrystal Michelle Barker Olvera
Gordon Parker
James Columbus Pruitt
Mary Sue Duncan Satterfield
Melvin Thomas Smith
Jeffrey Lynn Stone
Kimberly Dawn Stoneman
Mary Jo Taylor
Mary DeHart Williams



Bobby Joe Haley

REIDSVILLE — Bobby Joe Haley, 69, of 240 Penny Lane, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at Halifax Regional Hospital.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Rev. Jackie Talbert officiating.

Haley was born in Rockingham County to the late William and Carrie Eanes Haley and was a retiree of The American Tobacco Company. He loved life and camping and was an avid bluegrass musician. He was a great husband and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Haley.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Bean Haley; daughter, Sabrina Haley Chaney and husband, Kenneth; step sons, Jerry Lucas and wife, Amanda, and Jason Lucas; grandchildren, Haley Chaney, and Alysssa and Brandon Lucas; brother, Ronnie Haley; sisters, JoAnne Hodnett, Peggy Beard, and Linda Hazelwood; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. on Monday, October 19, at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at Haleyland.
Memorial contributions may be made to Haleyland, 240 Penny Lane, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on October 19, 2009

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Annie Ruth Larimore Melvin

REIDSVILLE — Annie Ruth Larimore Melvin, 82, of 424 Pinedale Drive, Reidsville, N.C., died Saturday, October 17, 2009, at Annie Penn Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, at First Baptist Church and burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

A native of Rockingham County, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Sula Carter Larimore and had lived in Reidsville most of her life.

She was a co-owner of the Hitching Post, a member of First Baptist Church where she served on the Counting Committee and was a member of the Builder's Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Ann Ruston Garden Club.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Thad Otis Melvin, and by a son, Donald Melvin.

Surviving are sons, Gary Melvin and wife, Kathy, of Reidsville and Keith Melvin and wife, Janis, of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Gene Larimore and wife, Sybil, of Reidsville; sister, Ruby L. Sitar and husband, John, of Ocean Isle; grandchildren, Scott Melvin and Holly Melvin; and special friends, Dot Love and Gene Garrison.

The family will see friends from 7 until 9 p.m. on Monday, October 19, at Citty Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to The Rockingham County Opportunity Corporation, 342 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cittyfh.com

Published in News Record on October 19, 2009

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Chrystal Michelle Barker Olvera

EDEN — Mrs. Chrystal Michelle Barker Olvera, 32, of 155-B Austin Drive, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2009, at her residence.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, at Boone-Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Warner officiating. Interment will follow at Ridge View Memorial Gardens.

Chrystal was born in Eden on April 19, 1977, a daughter of Eddie Ray and Lou Anne Wilson Barker.

She was a homemaker and attended Freedom Baptist Church in Reidsville.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Armando Olvera; her daughter, McKenzie-Lynn Madison; her brother, Kevin Barker and wife, Heather; her mother-in-law, Maria Publito Olvera; her aunts and uncles, Betty Martin and husband, Bill, Vista Howlett, Sandra Kingston and husband, Tommy, and Phil Barker and wife, Pam; her nephew, Cody Barker; and her cousins, Kim, Tim, Susan, Kelly, Stephanie, Jennifer, Bill Jr., Amanda, and Brooke.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Boone- Reynolds Funeral Home, and at other times at the residence of her parents, 820 Elm Street in Eden.
A memorial fund has been set up at Home Savings Bank for the benefit of McKenzie- Lynn Olvera.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.boone-reynolds.com

Published in News Record on October 19, 2009

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Shellie Lewis Ammons Jr

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WALNUT COVE - Mr. Shellie Lewis Ammons, Jr., 61, of Walnut Cove died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born October 29, 1947 in Rockingham County to Shellie Lewis Ammons, Sr. and Pattie Hanes Ammons.

Mr. Ammons graduated in 1965 with the first graduating class of South Stokes High School. He was employed by the Stokes County Sheriff's Department from 1975 until 1988 as a Deputy Sheriff and Detective. From 1989 until 1994 he was proprietor of Hwy 64 East Amoco in Raleigh. He was a Correctional Officer for the state of NC from 1995 until 1998 and was a Probation and Parole Officer for Stokes County from 1998 until 2007. He loved riding his motorcycle, fishing on the coast, boating on the lake and playing Canasta.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include one son, Lewis Brook Ammons and wife, Kimberly of Stokes County; one daughter, Shannon Nicole Ammons of Greensboro; one granddaughter, Eliza Jane Ammons-Leitch of Greensboro; his mother of Winston-Salem; two brothers, George Ammons of FL and William Ammons and wife, Becky of Pfafftown; two sisters, Martha Sapp and husband, David of GA and Margaret Ammons and husband, Buck Butler of Winston-Salem; three nephews, David Sapp III, Charlie Dillon and Dermont Dillon and two nieces, Pattie McCrady and Whitney Ammons.

The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Mark Blair officiating. Burial will follow in Hanes Family Cemetery in Pine Hall. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, 202 CentrePort Drive, Suite 100, Greensboro, NC 27409. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 10/20/2009

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Bobby Wade Marshall

MADISON - Bobby Wade Marshall, 63, of 2509 NC 772, died Sunday, October 18, 2009, at Moses Cone Hospital.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 21 2009, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Herb McClintick officiating. Interment will follow in Knollhurst Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Marshall was born March 20, 1946, in Stokes County, to the late Wade and Estelle Flinchum Marshall.

He was self-employed with his own auto towing service and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Brenda Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene; daughter, Angel Wagner and husband, Marty, of Madison, and grandchildren, Cole Wagner and Makensie Wagner; and many, many friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at Colonial Funeral Home and all other times at the residence. Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family. Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 10/20/2009

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Lucille Smith Johnson

REIDSVILLE — Lucille Smith Johnson, 95, formerly of Reidsville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 19, 2009, in Raleigh, N.C., at the home of her daughter, after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, at Fairview Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Iredell County, she was a daughter of the late James U. and Callie Keller Smith and had lived most of her life in Rockingham County. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a retired employee of Sears & Roebuck.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Boyd Johnson; six brothers, Offitt Smith, George H. "Al" Smith, Barney "Joe" Smith, Edward O. "Caney" Smith, Clifton Smith, and Paul Smith, and a sister, Etta Teague.

Surviving are her daughter, Carolyn J. Logan of Raleigh; grandsons, Jonathan Coble of Raleigh and Parker "Chip" Coble Jr. of Arlington, Texas; great-grandson, Parker Coble III of Arlington, Texas; sisters, Blanche S. Hepler of Reidsville, Polly S. Griffin of Kernersville, and Madeline S. Parrott of Greensboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will see friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, at Citty Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2531 Flat Rock Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Online condolences may be made to cittyfh.com

Published in News Record on October 20, 2009

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Ronnie S. Crite Sr

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GREENSBORO — Mr Ronnie S. Crite Sr., 62, was born September 23, 1947 in Reidsville.

He departed this life on Monday, October 19, 2009.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2009 at New Calvary Baptist Church, 1901 Spencer Street Greensboro. Internment will immediately follow at Maplewood Cemetery.

He leaves to cherish his memories sons Willie Roberson, Ronnie S. Crite Jr (Margaret). Therman "TC" Crite; two daughters Allison Wilson (Tim), Tenita Price (Gerald); Two brothers Howard "Jackie" Crite, John "Ricky" Crite; three sisters Margaret C. Murphy (J.W.), Alice C. Goins (Gordon), Dorothy C. Artis (Ronald); seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.

Community Funeral Home is entrusted with the services. www.communityfuneralservice.net

Published in News Record on October 22, 2009

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Harvey Dingle

REIDSVILLE — Elder Harvey Dingle of 622 West Harrison Street, Reidsville, NC passed away on Monday October 19, 2009 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2009 at Zion Baptist Church. Pastor Michael A. Long will officiate and Dr. G.K. Moss will bring the eulogy. There will be a visitation 1:30 from 2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Greenview Cemetery.

Survivors are; a devoted and loving wife, Jerneata Dingle of the home, One dear sister; Elder Mary Lue Pitt, Lancaster, Pa., three daughters; Elder Hazel Shaw (Garldfield), Greensboro, Ida Watson (Leon) of Kansas, Mo., Martha B. Miller, Reidsville, NC, two son; Marvin H. Siddle Jr. (Vickie), Oak Ridge, Roy Calvin R. Siddle Jr., Greensboro, five sister-in-laws; Francis Camp, Atlanta Ga., Betty L. Strong, Corona, N.Y., Ada M. Womack, Jamaica N.Y., Alean H. Lea, Danville, Va., Margaret Stephens, Providence, fifthteen grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, six great, great, great- grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

McLaurin Funeral Home is serving the family.
Condolences may be sent to www.mclaurinfh.com

Published in News Record on October 22, 2009

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James Columbus Pruitt

REIDSVILLE — James Columbus "J.C." Pruitt, Sr., 68, died Tuesday October 20, 2009.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday October 22 at Open Doors For Christ Church, Eden. Burial will be in State Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Stuart, Va.
Citty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in News Record on October 21, 2009

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James Columbus (J.C.) Pruitt, 68, of 143 Pruitt Dr. Reidsville, N.C. went to be with the Lord Tuesday October 20, 2009 at his home.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Thursday October 22, 2009 at Open Doors for Christ Church in Eden, NC. Burial will be at 3:00 P.M. Thursday in State Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Stuart, VA.

A native of Stokes County, he was a son of the late James Milton ”Jess” and Trudie Lawson Pruitt and had lived in Rockingham County most of his life.

He was the owner/operator of Pruitt’s High Pressure Cleaning and worked for Air Conditioner Corporation for 12 years. A member of Open Doors for Christ Church, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Gloria Annette Pruitt and a sister Pauline Pruitt.

Wife: Doretta Shelton Pruitt - - - of the home
4 Sons: James C. Pruitt, Jr. and wife Chrissy - - - - Madison, N.C.
Jeffrey Wayne Pruitt and wife Lisa - - - Reidsville, N.C.
Waylon Ray Pruitt and wife Angel - - - Stokesdale, N.C.
Kelly Craddock Pruitt - - - - King, N.C.
Daughter: Deborah P. Burchette and husband Jimmy-King, N.C.
3 Brothers: Walter Lee Pruitt and wife: Barbara -- Madison, N.C.
Rayvon Pruitt and wife: Sarah - - - - Madison, N.C.
Donald Tyson Pruitt and wife: Patty - - - Madison
Sisters: Carolyn P. Manuel and husband: Leonard - - - Stoneville, N.C.
Lena P. Chaney and husband: Ronnie - - -Asheboro, N.C.
13 Grandchildren
1 Great Grandchild

The family will see friends 7:00 till 9:00 P.M. Wednesday October 21, 2009 at Citty Funeral Home and at other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, N.C. 27375 online condolences may be sent to: cittyfh.com

Citty Funeral Home October 20, 2009

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Mary Sue Duncan Satterfield

MADISON - Mary Sue Duncan Satterfield, 95, died Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at Britthaven of Madison.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2009, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.

Mrs. Satterfield was born February 14, 1914, in Stokes County to the late Wurt Anderson Duncan and Emma Lillian Mabe Duncan.

Mrs. Satterfield was a wonderful homemaker who enjoyed cooking, sewing, and taking care of her family. She was a member of Battleground Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Henderson Satterfield, Sr.; son, Harry T. Satterfield; daughter, Louise S. Ferguson; three sisters and four brothers.

Survivors include sons, James Satterfield (Shirley), of Madison, George Henderson Satterfield, Jr. (Sondra), of Stokesdale, and Paul W. Satterfield (Lisa), of Madison; daughters, Maxine Minor (Bobby), of Madison, Betty Scott (Conrad), of Eden, Gertrude Glidewell (Bud), of Stoneville, and Brenda Priddy, of Madison; 21 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grand-children.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 23, 2009, at Colonial Funeral Home and all other times at the home of James Satterfield, 230 Buck Trail Lane, Madison, NC 27025. Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family. Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 10/23/2009

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Mary Jo Taylor

Mary Jo Taylor, 82, of 1505 Patton Drive, Mahomet, IL died Tuesday, October 20, 2009 in Provena Covenant, Urbana, IL.

Born January 26, 1927 in Reidsville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Genie Myrick Smith and the late Carlton A. Smith. Mrs.

Taylor worked in Dan River, Inc. and Fieldcrest Mills for a number of years as a weaver. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Taylor is survived by two daughters, Alicia Jo Moseley and husband, Shane of Champaign, IL and Terri Guenther and husband, Bob of Virginia Beach; one son, Robert Duke Taylor and wife, Barbara of Ringgold; one brother, Carlton Smith of Georgia, and grandchildren, Robert Taylor, Jr, Jessica Mutty, Matthew Mutty, Conner Guenther, and Jada Moseley.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Helen Skinner and Daisy Irby.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 2:00 p,m, at Highland Burial Park, Danville. Rev. Carl Burger will officiate.
The family will receive friends Saturday, October 24, 2009 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services, 3995 Franklin Tpke, Danville, VA.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Danville is serving the Taylor family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.
Sign the guest book at www.GoDanRiver.com

Published in Danville Register & Bee from October 23 to October 24, 2009

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Samuel Philip Coleman

RIDGEWAY, VA — Samuel "Sam" Philip Coleman, 73, of 117 George Bateman Drive in Ridgeway, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Ridgeway.

Mr. Coleman was born August 4, 1936, in Rockingham County, N.C., son of the late Ernest and Lillian Odell Coleman.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a retiree of E.I. Dupont, Inc. in Martinsville, Virginia.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Bateman Coleman, of the home; sons, Jarrell Coleman of Ridgeway, Va., and Phil Coleman and wife, Gail, of Eden; daughter, Libby Stafford and husband, Larry, of Greensboro; granddaughter, Sidney Leeann Coleman; two sisters, Dot Cayton of Eden and Shirley Little and husband, Jake, of Fayetteville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday evening at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Online condolences may be offered to the Coleman family at www.fairfuneral- home.com

Published in News Record on October 23, 2009

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James Howard Martin

REIDSVILLE — Mr. James Howard Martin, 77, of 839 NC Hwy. 87, died Thursday, October 22, 2009. at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Thompsonville Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Charles Vaughan officiating.

Mr. Martin was born January 22, 1932, to the late Stafford and Annie Martin.

He was a retired mechanic and a lifelong resident of Rockingham County.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Roberson Martin.

Survivors include his sisters, Thelma Hubbard and husband, Stanley, of Taylorsville and Sylvia Evans and husband, Bill, of Reidsville; his brothers, Roy Martin and wife, Edna, and Troy Martin and wife, Doris, all of Reidsville and Bill Martin and wife, Tyra, of Summerfield; and thirteen nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, October 23, at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at Roy and Edna Martin's home at 2315 Westover Drive.
The family wishes to thank the staff and caregivers of Hospice for the professional care given to James and his family. They would also like to especially thank Clint Morris and the staff of Reid House Restaurant for the love and support.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on October 23, 2009

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Gordon Parker

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REIDSVILLE — Gordon Parker, of 1725 Highway 158 East, died Wednesday, October 21, 2009.

As a native and lifelong resident of Rockingham County, he was a faithful member of Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church where he served with the board of ushers. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Helen Carter Parker; five daughters, Wanda Neal and spouse, Donald, Helen McNebb and spouse, Eric, Carol Herbin and spouse, Junior, Doris Young and companion, Roger, and Diane Martin; two sons, Gordon Anthony Parker and spouse, Kathy, Garland Parker and spouse, Edith; 16 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Cummings; goddaughters, Opal Hawkins and Ella Mae Carter and spouse, James; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many cherished friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, from the Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. James Lewis and Dr. J.T. Walker presiding.
The family visitation will be Saturday from 1 until 1:30 p.m. at the church.
Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.
Offer condolences at www. news-record.com/obituaries

Published in News Record on October 23, 2009

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Melvin Thomas Smith

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EDEN — Melvin Thomas Smith, 88, of 924 Lincoln Street, passed away early on Thursday mor- ning, October 22, 2009, at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital in Reidsville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Smith was born May 31, 1921, in Spray (now Eden), North Carolina, son of the late Thomas Daniel and Della Harris Smith.

He served four years in the U.S. Army and retired as a Master Sargent in the U.S. Air Force with over 30 years of combined service to his country. He was a 12- year veteran of Wackenhut as a security guard. Mr. Smith was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Sylvia King Smith, of the home; children, Mike Smith of Phoenix, Ariz., Valli Chilton of Archdale, and Mark Wiley Smith of Eden; three grandchildren, Colter Smith, Mikell Smith and Kimberly Smith; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Helen Overby of Flint, Mich., Della Nelson of Ridgeway, Va., and Sylvia Smith of Eden.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday, from 10 until 11 a.m., at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Online condolences may be offered to the Smith family at www.fairfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on October 23, 2009

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Kimberly Dawn Stoneman

Kimberly Dawn Stoneman, 39, of Galax, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at her home.

She was born July 1, 1970 in Eden, N.C., to Eugene and Betty Alley Horton.

In addition to her parents of Galax she is survived by her husband, Tracy Scott Stoneman of Galax; a daughter Nicole Stoneman of Fries; a son, Wayne Ross Stoneman of Galax; a sister, Roxanne Snider of Hinesville, Ga.; a half-brother, Gary Eugene Horton of Didders, La.; a step brother, Doug Horton of Richmond.

A graveside service was held Thursday at 2 p.m., in Blue Ridge Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. David Moore officiating.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

Galax Gazzette 10/23/09

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Mary DeHart Williams

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Mary DeHart Williams, 86, of Danville died Friday, October 23, 2009 in Danville Regional Medical Center.

Born January 20, 1923 in Spray, NC, she was the daughter of the late Olie Eanes DeHart and the late Chester DeHart.

She was married to James Daniel Williams, Sr. who preceded her in death in 1970.

She was formerly employed with Roman Eagle Memorial Home, Danville. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Williams is survived by a daughter, Ruth W. Lumpkin and a son, James D. Williams, Jr., both of Danville and two sisters, Jessie Amburn and Jackie Legg, both of Eden, NC. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was predeceased by two sons, Michael Lee Williams and Johnny Ray Williams.

A memorial service will be held Monday, October 26, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville with Rev. Roy Newton officiating.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Danville is serving the Williams family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.
Sign the guest book at www.GoDanRiver.com

Published in Danville Register & Bee from October 24 to October 25, 2009

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Austin Fentrice Enzor

EDEN — Austin Fentrice Enzor, 93, died peacefully on Thursday, October 22, 2009, at Morehead Nursing Center in Eden, North Carolina.

Mr. Enzor was born on August 24, 1916, in the Spring Branch community of Horry County, South Carolina. He was the third son of Q.M. and Leona Enzor of Nichols, South Carolina.

He was an honor graduate and outstanding athlete of Floyds High School and attended the Citadel on a scholarship.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps prior to World War II, serving as a radio operator and top gunner on the Liberator B-24 whose bombing missions were over Munich area of Germany. Mr. Enzor's plane was shot down which resulted in him being detained for 18 months as a prisoner at Stalag IV in Poland. He was moved along with 6,000 other POWs on a forced death march. After 86 days and an estimated 600 miles, and deaths of approximately 1,300 men, the POWs just marched into the glorious presence of American or British forces. He received the following medals for service rendered in World War II: Purple Heart, Air Medal with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Prisoner of War Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, Army of Occupation Medal-Japan and an Honorable Service Button.
Mr. Enzor continued his career in the Air Force, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer after 30 years of service.

Preceding him death was his first wife, Grace Hatchell Enzor, of Nichols; brothers, Ernest of Nichols and Roscoe, Elmer, and Cecil of Fair Bluff, and a sister, Jennie Lovette of Lumberton.

Surviving are his wife, Faye Enzor, of the home; two daughters, Sherry Voris of Flat Rock and Suzette Cook Hunt of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and a son Terry Enzor of Usk, Washington; a step- daughter, Vanessa Wyatt Ingram of Eden; three brothers, Luther and Herman Enzor of Nichols and Carol of Florence; two sisters, Pauline "Polly" Osborne of Columbia and Irene Luther of Nichols, S.C.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, at Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Nichols S.C., with Dr. Floyd Enzor and Rev. Jonathan Barbee officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Meares Funeral Home, 795 Main Street, Fair Bluff, N.C.
The family would like to express heart-felt appreciation to the doctors and staff of Morehead Medical Center and the Morehead Nursing Center.
Online condolences may be offered to the Enzor family at www.fairfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on October 24, 2009

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James Howard Johnson

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REIDSVILLE — James Howard Johnson, of 539 Northeast Market Street, died Thursday, October 22, 2009.

A native and lifelong resident of Rockingham Coun- ty, he was a retiree of the Rockingham County Consolidated School System, and the J.P. Stephens and Ryder Corporations. With courage and tenacity, he served his country during World War II and was honorably discharged from the United States Army.
Spiritually, he was an ardent member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, where he diligently served with the board of trustees, was past president of United Methodist Men, and was a member of the chancel choir, gospel choir, usher board and cemetery committee.

Survivors are his beloved wife of 62 years, Elnora Turner Johnson, of the home; one daughter, Angela Williamson and spouse, James, of Brown Summit; one son, Turner Leon Johnson and spouse, Mona, of Rohwah, New Jersey; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Johnson and spouse, Crystal, of Summerset, New Jersey, and Christopher Johnson of New Orleans, Louisiana; one sister, Rebecca Pinnix of Reidsville; three brothers, Charlie Johnson, Clyde Johnson and spouse, Cecilia, of Steelton, Pennsylvania, Clifton Johnson and spouse, Almo, of Reidsville; special great- nieces, Lashwanda and Latosha Logan; special friend, Sam Doggett; other relatives and a plethora of treasured friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday from the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 9800 Highway 158 West, Reidsville, with Rev. Moses Hodnett presiding. Interment with military honors will follow in the church cemetery.
The family visitation will be from 1:30 until 2 p.m. on Monday at the church.
Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.
Offer condolences at www. news-record.com/obituaries

Published in News Record on October 24, 2009

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Woodrow H. McGhee

PELHAM — Mr. Woodrow McGhee passed away on Monday, October 19, 2009.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, at Gwynn's Chapel Baptist church.
McLaurin Funeral Home is serving the family.

Published in News Record on October 24, 2009

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Mr. Woodrow H. McGhee died on Monday October 19, 2009 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 24, 2009; at Gwynn's Chapel Baptist Church. Rev. John Doe will officiate with Pastor Charles Glenn bringing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery

Woodrow was born to the late Mozell McGhee on July 14, 1933, in Milton, N.C.

He was joined in marriage on March 29, 1958 to the former Shirley B. Stephens of Pelham, N.C., and to the union five children was born.

Woodrow was a tenant farmer by trade for 40 years, until his retirement. He did a little part-time farming until his health failed in 2004. Woodrow known to some as "Pop", "With" and "Wolf", was a jovial person full of life, and lived it to the fullest. He joined Shady Grove Baptist Church at an early age. He later joined his family at Gwynn's Chapel Baptist Church.

Woodrow had two sisters that preceded him in death, Hazel and Margaret.

Left to morn his memory: A loving wife of fifty one years, Shirley B. McGhee of the home, Sons; Marvin McGhee (Irene) Eden, NC, Jermaine McGhee (Ashley) Stoneville, NC, Daughters; Druscilla Hairston (Willie) Reidsville, NC, Jeanne Hampton (Derric) Eden, NC, Leslie Cooper (Tushawn) Reidsville, NC, Brothers; Vance McGhee (Frances) Atlanta Ga, Sisters; Juanita Lea, Alton Va, Mildred McGhee, Roxboro, NC, Foster brother; Robert Lea (Nettie) Eden, NC, Brother-in-law; James Stephens (Jackie) Reidsville, NC, Thomas Stephens (Bernice) Ruffin, NC, Douglas Stephens, Brooklyn NY, Robert Stephens, Richmond Va, Wayne Stephens (Esther) Reidsville, NC, devoted Sister-in-laws; Louvenia King, Ruffin NC, Geraldine Holmes, Danville, Va, seven Grandchildren, ten Great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Please don't forget to sign register book.

www.mclaurinfh.com 24 Oct 2009

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Donald Bedford Mitchell Sr

REIDSVILLE — Donald Bedford Mitchell Sr., 73, of 9006 NC Hwy. 87, died Thursday, October 22, 2009. at the Hospice Unite of Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 26, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Mitchell was born to the late John Lee and Inez Joyce Mitchell.

He was retired from Sears and Roebuck Company and farmed all of his life. He raised tobacco and vegetables, which he freely shared with friends and family. Donnie was an avid sportsman, including golf and hunting, and he especially enjoyed baseball and softball.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Donald B. Mitchell Jr. and his sister, Deloris Stockard.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Carter Mitchell, of the home; his children, Larry Dean Mitchell and wife, Tammy, Lisa Mitchell Manley and husband, Skip, and Darrell Keith Mitchell and wife, Karen, all of Reidsville; grandchildren, Derek Manley, Darren Mitchell, Bryan Mitchell, Jordan Mitchell, and Paige Mitchell; his sister, Jean Shank and husband, Bob, of Hampton, Va.; and a large extended family.

The family would like to thank Bobby Dean for his help during this difficult time.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, at Wilkerson Funeral Home, and other times at the residence.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on October 24, 2009

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Tony James Fulton

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Tony James Fulton, 54, of 297 Martinwood Road, Eden, N.C., died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden.

Born Nov. 22, 1954, in Danville, he was the son of the late James Franklin Fulton and Pearl Chandler Fulton Wyatt, who survives him. Also surviving is his wife, Linda Burnett Fulton, of the residence; a daughter, Amy Fulton Kemp and husband, David, of Ruffin, N.C.; a son, Chris Andrew Fulton, of Eden, N.C.; four sisters, Jackie Earles and Patricia Coward, both of Danville, and Betty Pruitt and Susan Gillispie, both of Eden; two brothers, John Arthur Fulton, of Eden and Charles Franklin Fulton, of Danville; a grandchild, Kenneth Kemp, of the residence; and a brother-in-law, Danny Burnett and wife, Brenda, of Danville. He is also survived by 18 nieces and nephews and 38 great-nieces and nephews.

Tony was a graduate of George Washington High School in Danville and was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Thailand. He had worked the last five years with Hatchett Trucking Company, of Bassett. He was a member of Sheldon Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Sheldon Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Hall and the Rev. David Bray officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens with military honors by American Legion Dan River Post #1097 honor guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 25, 2009, at the church and at other times will be located at the residence 297 Martinwood Road, Eden, NC.
Swicegood Funeral Home is serving the Fulton family.

Published in Eden Daily News on October 25, 2009

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Earline Singleton Jumper

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REIDSVILLE - Mrs. Earline Singleton Jumper, of 828 Robinson Circle, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2009.

She was a native, of Bamberg, S.C., and was a resident, of Reidsville, for the majority of her life.

Mrs. Jumper was a member of Trinity Holy Tabernacle Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Frances Irving and Elizabeth Jumper, of Reidsville, Debra Kellam, of Killeen, Texas, Sharon Wheeler and spouse, John, of Greensboro; two sons, Eugene Jumper, of the home, and Charles Jumper and companion, Irene, of Reidsville; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Christine Jumper, of High Point; special caregiver, Tamika Rankin; other relatives and many cherished friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 at the Trinity Holy Tabernacle Church, 2224 Smith St. Bishop Alphonse Nicholson will preside and interment will follow in the Greenview Cemetery. The family visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Funeral arrangements are by Johnson and Sons.

Published in Reidsville Review on October 25, 2009

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Floyd Eugene Meeks

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EDEN - Floyd Eugene Meeks, 70, of 327 Frank Cherry St., passed away at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 25, 2009, at Pleasant View Baptist Church with the visitation to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at the Goodwill Primitive Baptist Cemetery on the Morgan Ford Road in Virginia.

Mr. Meeks was born in Henry County to the late Sherman and Myrtle Williams Meeks.

He was retired from Fieldcrest Mills and was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents Floyd was preceded in death by sisters, Mildred, Sandra and Portia.

Surviving him are wife, Charlotte Myers Meeks, of the home; daughter, Cindy Morey and husband, William, of Ridgeway, V.A.; sons, Mike Meeks, of Eden, David Meeks and wife, Sheila, of Ridgeway, and Rick Meeks and wife, Kim, of Stoneville; stepdaughter and caregiver, Candace Lee, of Eden; stepson, Chris Boyd, of Willis, V.A.; sisters, Joan Meeks and Colleen Bake, of Ridgeway, Donna Harmon, Carolyn Corum, Deborah Gammons, of Eden, and Rhonda Meeks, of Stoneville; brothers, Curtis Meeks, of Eden, Buzzard Meeks, of Stoneville, and Timmy Meeks, of Ridgeway; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County , P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375, or to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 232 W. Meadow Road, Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com.

Published in Reidsville Review on October 25, 2009

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Jeffrey Lynn Stone

REIDSVILLE - Jeffrey Lynn Stone, 44, of 190 Chicken Farm Road, passed away, Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Moses Cone Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Doug Bray and Pastor Eugene Broome officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Darryl Gregory, Jerry Neal, Mike Wray, Kent Williams, Randy Paschall, Reid Boyd, David Hardy, Dale Chrismon, and honorary pallbearers; Keith Neal, Brooke Lilly and Jamie Jackson.

Mr. Stone was born in Rockingham County.

He worked for Weksouth as a mechanic. Jeff was passionate about motorcycles and loved riding his Harley Davison. He was a loving father, son and uncle. He never met a stranger and was especially loved by children.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Elton Toler.

He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Stone, of Reidsville; mother, Louise Toler Warden, of Reidsville; brothers, Alan Toler and wife, Sharon, of Reidsville, and Phillip Toler, of High Point; sisters, Valerie Stone, of Reidsville and Phyllis Wingfield and husband, James, of Eden; and girlfriend, Cindy Jones, of Eden.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., today, Oct. 25, 2009, at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Jason Ray Memorial Transplant Fund, UNC Transplant Center, 101 Manning Drive, Suite W 3024, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

Published in Reidsville Review on October 25, 2009

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Lois Brame Beaver

MADISON — Lois Brame Beaver, 75, formerly of 2405 Bald Hill Loop, died Saturday, October 24, 2009, at Britthaven of Madison.

The funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 25, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend D.M. Dalton officiating.

Mrs. Beaver was born May 10, 1934, in Rockingham County, to the late George and Bessie Hutchens Brame.

She was a retired self- employed beautician and a member of True Gospel Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Glenn Brame, Elton "Bud" Brame, and Wayne Brame, and a sister, Betty Durham.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Thomas Edison Beaver, of the home; daughter, Sheila Doss (Robbin) of Stoneville; brother, Dennis Brame (Sarah) of Summerfield; sisters, Marie Smothers (Willie) of Reidsville and JoAnn Harrell (Monroe) of Stokesdale; grandson, Joshua Thomas Craddock (Ana); great-grandchildren, Josana and Zachery Craddock of Okinawa, Japan; step-grandson, Daniel Doss and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, prior to the service, and all other times at the home of Shelia and Robbin Doss, 106 Ponderosa Road, Stoneville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bayberry Retirement Inn, 511 Carolyn Court, Eden, NC 27288.
Many thanks are extended to family and friends, True Gospel Baptist Church and Hampton Heights Baptist Church for your prayers and support during this difficult time. Thanks to Britthaven of Madison for your kindness and patience during her stay there. Thank you, Hospice, for your tender, loving care during her last days. You all mean so much to our family.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net

Published in News Record on October 25, 2009

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