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Graham Memorial Park
Cemetery Rd.
Graham, NC 27253
Off Hwy. 54, between E. Gilbreath St. and Cooper Rd.

The Burlington Time-News
Jan 20, 2006
Kirt Patrick Abadie
    BURLINGTON — Kirt Patrick Abadie "Pookey Bear" and "Squirt," 19, of 612 Virginia Ave., died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006.
    He attended Graham High School, and was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman.
    Survivors include his parents, William Jr. and Colleen Abadie of the home; brothers, Eric Briones and William E. Abadie III, both of the home; a half sister, Brandi Abadie; grandparents, John and Barbara Briones of Arizona; aunts, Lorie Cano, Sherry Rodriquez, Becky Woodard, Kay McGinnis, Lois Ortega, Myra Abadie, and Robin Briones; uncles, Douglas Briones, Jack Abadie, Stephen Cano, Vincent Rodriquez, Richard Woodard, and Robert Ortega; special friend, Holly Swaney; and many loved cousins.
    He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William Sr. and Lois Abadie; and an uncle, Oscar D. Kennedy.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2006 and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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August 1, 2002
Mr. Gerald Dwight Acord
    CHAPEL HILL — Mr. Gerald Dwight Acord, 77, of 30-B Poplar St., died at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2002.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lois Stengel Acord of the home; a daughter, Ms. Linda McAlister of Garland, Texas; and two sons, David Johnston of Glenford, Ohio and Timothy Johnston of Columbus, Ohio.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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February 4, 2006
Bertha Jackson Albright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Bertha Jackson Albright , 87, of Graham, died on Thursday, February 2, 2006, at Memorial Hospital of Chattanooga following two weeks of declining health.
    She was the wife of the late Joseph Monroe Albright , and the daughter of Addison Bailey Jackson and Mary Frances Holloman Jackson, both deceased. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Deborah Albright-Cooke and husband, Mark, of Wake Forest and Mrs. Vera A. Sharp and husband, Leo, of Ringgold, Ga.; five grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by one son, Henry Monroe Albright ; two brothers, Woodrow Jackson and William Jackson; and four sisters, Ola Jackson, Vera Ihrie, Myrtle Finch, and Maybelle Carter.
    The funeral will be conducted at Graham Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 5, 2006 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Steve Braswell. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends in the Church Parlor of Graham Presbyterian Church on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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The Burlington Times-News
February 26, 2002
Mrs. Essie S. Albright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Essie Mae Stroud Johnson Albright, 75, of 6-C Cates Circle, died at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at the Skilled Nursing Division of Alamance Regional Medical Center after a long illness.
    A native of Chatham County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Clarence Albright and Mr. Bleach Nixon Johnson, who survives. She was the daughter of the Rev. Rufus Horton Sr. and Mrs. Meter Horton Bland, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of Pittsboro include one daughter, Mrs. Ellen Joyce Turner of Graham; two sons, Mr. William Bleach Nixon of Richmond, Va., and Mr. Stanley W. Johnson of South Hill, Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Minerva Milliken and Mrs. Euphalia Farrar, both of Pittsboro, and Mrs. Guytanna DeGraffenreid of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; four brothers, Mr. Alfred Horton and Mr. Cornelius Horton, both of Winston-Salem, Mr. Rufus Horton Jr. of Landover, Md. and Mr. Richard Horton of Castle Hayne; and eight grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Graham by the Rev. H. V. Miles and the Rev. William Bell. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the home of the daughter, 220 North St., Graham.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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The Burlington Times-News
January 10, 11 & 12 1999
Mr. Henry M. Albright
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Henry Monroe Albright, 57, 4013 Kimesville Road, Burlington, died at 8:55 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 1999, at N.C. Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mary Lou Moran Albright, who survives, and the son of Mr. Joe Albright and Mrs. Bertha Jackson Albright. He was retired from GKN and formerly owned and operated Ivey Road Quickie Mart. He is a member of First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his parents of Graham include two sons, Mr. Christopher Monroe Albright of Birmingham, Ala., and Mr. Todd Moran Albright of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Deborah Cook of Raleigh and Mrs. Vera Harwood of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev Danny Miles and Dr. Paul A. Lane. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1236 Huffman Mill Road, Suite 1050, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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August 31, 2000
Mr. Joe M. Albright
    GRAHAM — Mr. Joe M. Albright, 80, of 309 Denny Circle, died at 10:55 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after a critical illness of two days.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Bertha Jackson Albright, who survives, and the son of Mr. Cecil Albright and Mrs. Axie Moore Albright, both deceased. He was retired from Lillien and Hines Cadillac-Olds as a General Motors certified mechanic. He was a self-employed certified mechanic for many years.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Deborah Albright-Cooke of Wake Forest and Mrs. Vera A. Harwood of Ringgold, Ga.; three brothers, Mr. Ben Albright of Burlington, Mr. Cecil Albright of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Mr. Ike Albright of Clemmons; two sisters, Mrs. Altavista Pruitt of Burlington and Mrs. Frances Taylor of Haw River; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Henry Monroe Albright.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Graham Presbyterian Church by Dr. William C. Weckerly, pastor. The family will be at the church at 12:30 p.m. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. for visitation and the funeral. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Memorials may be made to the Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Service of Burlington provided information.

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Nov. 14, 2000
Mrs. Linda Stanley Albright
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Linda Stanley Albright, 57, of 2343 La Vista Drive, died at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a four-day illness.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. McBride A. Albright, and the daughter of Mr. Melvin Willard Stanley and Mrs. Alene Wood Stanley, both deceased. She was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. She was retired from Micki-Lynn Dress Shop in Graham.
    Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Micki S. Stewart of High Point; a stepdaughter, Ms. Robin Rivers of Graham; a stepson, Mr. Eric Albright of Graham; two nieces of Burlington and three stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jim Hobbs, the Rev. Darryl Peebles and the Rev. Sam Loy. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times, at the home of a niece, Mrs. Stephanie S. Basirico, 2106 Coy St., Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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February 18, 2002
Mrs. Pauline Sykes Albright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Pauline Sykes Albright, 95, of 1623 Hidden River Trail, died at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Lloyd of Graham; two sons, John Albright Jr. of Graham and Tommy Albright of Mebane; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, John Stockard Albright.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. W. D. Allison, the Rev. James McKinney, and the Rev. Larry Janey. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, and at other times at the home.

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The Burlington Times-News
July 11, 2006
Delbert Lee Allen
    GRAHAM — Delbert Lee Allen , 74, of Graham, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2006, at his residence after a brief illness.
    He was a member of the National Guard in Smithfield, N.C., before being called to active duty, serving in the U.S. Army with the 449th during the Korean War. He was retired from Burlington Industries Finishing Plant with 35 years of service.
    Survivors include his wife, Patsy Isley Allen of the home; daughters, Deborah Paulette Walton and husband, David, of Pittsboro, N.C., Gena B. Everhart and husband, Joe, of Mebane, and Brenda D. Clark and husband, Chris, of Liberty; a son, Kirby Lee Allen and wife, Debbie, of Durham; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Allen Moore of Four Oaks, N.C.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Emma Mae Register Allen; and sisters, Clara Allen Baker and Ronella Allen Stephenson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bob Sargent, and Dr. Tommy Willis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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The Burlington Times-News
July 12, 2000
Mr. Hugh Anderson Allen Jr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Hugh Anderson "Bud" Allen Jr., 83, of 225 S. Melville St., died Sunday, July 9, 2000, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Ga., after one and a half years failing health.
    A native of Gastonia, he was the husband for 60 years to Mrs. Frances Crutchfield Allen, who survives, and the son of Mr. Hugh Anderson Allen Sr. and Mrs. Caroline Caldwell Allen, both deceased. He was retired plant superintendent with Burlington Industries for 20 years and a retired superintendent for Kayser Roth for 20 years. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a member of Graham Presbyterian Church, where he was a former elder and deacon. He was a member of the Exchange Club of Graham and was the Exchangite of the Year in 1966. He also played baseball with Burlington Bee’s in the Old Carolina League.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Susan Lynch of Graham; a son, Mr. Steve Allen of Moultrie; and six grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Graham Presbyterian Church by the Rev. William Weckerly, pastor, and the Rev. David Jackson, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The Brotherhood Class will served as honorary pallbearers.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials will be made to the Graham Presbyterian Church, 216 W. Harden St., Graham, N.C., 27253.

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April 3, 2002
Mrs. Janet Dawson Allen
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Janet Dawson Allen, 65, of 306 Denny Circle, died at 3:35 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at the Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell after 11 months of failing health and a critical illness of four weeks.
    A native of Orange County, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Dawson and Ethel Elizabeth Baldwin Dawson. She was the former owner and operator of Graham Rest home and was a member of the Alamance-Caswell Rest home Association. She was a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Tina Allen Whitsell of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Marion Bobby Allen Jr. and Mr. David Lee Allen, both of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Marie Dawson Melton of Mebane and Mrs. Betty Dawson Clark of Greensboro; and five grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a brother, Johnnie William Dawson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Rex Brooks, pastor of Clover Garden United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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September 18, 2005
Rosa Ines Amaya
    GRAHAM — Rosa Ines Amaya, 35, of 1020 Davis Lane, passed on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005.
    Survivors include her parents, Carlos Alberto Amaya of Burlington and Lidia Cruz Arevalo of El Salvador, Central America; two sons, Harley G. Morales and Lewis M. Vasquez, both of Burlington; two daughters, Elisam K. Morales and Laura A. Rivera, both of Burlington; three brothers, Carlos Arevalo, Oscar Arevalo, and William Arevalo, all of Burlington.
    The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Viewing will be today from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Other times the family will be at the home of her brother at 2208 Belmont St., Burlington.
    Please sign the guest book at davidblawsonmortuary.com
    Arrangements by David B. Lawson Mortuary, Inc. in Graham.

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March 8, 2006
Jean Turner Anderson
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Jean Turner Anderson , 75, of 224 West Shannon Drive, Graham, died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, March 7, 2006 at 5:30 a.m.
    A native of New Kensington, Pa., she was the wife of Ralph V. Anderson , who survives, and the daughter of Sam W. Turner and Matilda Runyan Turner , both deceased. She was a former teacher at Alamance Christian School, and a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    In addition to the husband of the home, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Becky Anderson West and husband, Don, of Winter Garden, Fla. and Mrs. Joanna Anderson Isley and husband, Kevin, of Graham, N.C.; two sons, Mr. Stephen D. Anderson of Dallas, Texas and Mr. Jon P. Anderson of Asheville, N.C.; one sister, Mrs. Peggy Adams of Tavares, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Thursday, March 9, 2006 at 11 a.m. by Dr. Tommy Willis. The body will remain at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham until time to be taken to the cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at the residence of Joanna and Kevin Isley, 2384 Olde Spring Court, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, 301 West Elm Street, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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December 13, 2000
Mrs. Mary Jane Mebane Austin
     WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Mrs. Mary Jane Mebane Austin, 95, of 1150 Colony Drive in Westerville, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at Columbus Elderly Care in Westerville.
     A native of Graham, she was the wife of the late Mr. Ernest Austin. She was a member of Mount Olive Holiness Church. She was a homemaker.
     Survivors include a son, Mr. Rufus (Beaulah) Lacy Mebane of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Mr. Jerry Shavers of Columbus, Ohio; a great-grandchild; and a great-great-grandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at noon today at Sharpe Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Hughes T. Crisp, pastor of Lipscomb Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Hillsborough. The family will be at the chapel 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the home of the Mr. Christopher Wiggins I, 507 North St. in Graham.
     Sharpe Funeral Home of Burlington is in charge of arrangements.

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May 19, 2005
Frances Mize Baker
    BURLINGTON — Frances Mize Baker, 75, of 1987 Hilton Road, died May 17, 2005, at Alamance Health Care in Burlington.
    A native of Schoolfield, Va., she was the wife of the late Richard Defoy Baker, and the daughter of the Clyde Pittman Mize and Mary Gladys Richmond Mize. She was retired from Carolina Box Company and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include daughters, Cathy (Billy) Strickland and Donna (Darrell) Basham, all of Burlington; a son, Richard (Deborah) Baker of Mebane; a brother, James A. (Gertrude) Mize of Burlington; sisters, Jean (Monte) Rabin of Westport, Conn., and Dawn (John) Witherow of Miner Hill, Tenn.; four grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005 at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Walter Jones.
    There will be no visitation. The family will receive friends at the home of Cathy Strickland, 2825 Westchester Drive, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    McClure Funeral Service Inc. in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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December 11, 2005
Mr. Curdy Curtis "Dick" Baldwin
    HAW RIVER — Mr. Curdy "Curtis "Dick" Baldwin, 78, of 2454 Melfield Dr., died Dec. 9, 2005 at the V.A. Hospital in Durham.
    He was the husband of Mrs. Alice Albright Baldwin, who survives, and the son of Mr. Carl Baldwin and Mrs. Jennie Bell Farrington Baldwin (both deceased). He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
    Survivors include four sons, Thomas Baldwin (Cheryl) of Graham, C. Eddie Baldwin (Mary) and Dwight Baldwin (Edna) both of Haw River, and Curtis Baldwin Jr. (Deborah) of Mebane; one daughter, Rose Mary Baldwin Woods (James) of Columbia, S.C.; five sisters, Rose Hadley, Clara Baldwin, and Georgia Strickland all of Graham, Ellaine Fox (R.T.) of Siler City, and Mary Bynum of Chapel Hill; 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and seven step grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by one son, Skipper Farrish, and three brothers, John, Hilbert, and Bobbie Baldwin.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2005 at Blackwell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 1 until 2 p.m. At other times the family will receive visitors at the home.
    The body will be available for viewing from 1 until 9 this evening.

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Jan 12, 2001
Mr. Jessie Barnwell
    GRAHAM — Mr. Jessie Hoover Barnwell, 72, of 779 Woody Drive, died at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after five years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. T. Y. Barnwell and Mrs. Andrea Pleasants Barnwell, both deceased. He was a retired textile employee.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sharon Thomas of Elon College and Mrs. Joyce Nicholson of Burlington; two sons, Mr. John Michael Barnwell of Mebane and Mr. Harvey Richard Barnwell of Haw River; four brothers, Mr. Tommy Barnwell, Mr. Curry Barnwell and Mr. Ernest Barnwell, all of Burlington and Mr. Jimmy Barnwell of Dudley; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Jesse Lynn Barnwell; two sisters, Ms. Ruby Anderson and Ms. Christine Mann; and two brothers, Mr. Charles Barnwell and Mr. Ben Barnwell.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God.
    Memorials may be made to the Burlington Assembly of God, 821 Tucker St., Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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March 3, 2001
Mr. Jimmy Wilson Bateman
    GRAHAM — Mr. Jimmy Wilson Bateman, 59, of 714 Larry Ave., died Friday, March 2, 2001, at his home after two years of failing health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Bernise Jones Bateman, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Pauline Booth Bateman, who survives, and the late Mr. Woodrow Wilson Bateman. He was a plumber for more than 30 years, with 10 years at Associated Plumbing.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Burlington include three sons, Mr. Michael L. (Delois) Bateman of Graham, Mr. Tony D. Bateman of the home and Mr. Jimmy W. (Terri) Bateman Jr. of Haw River; two sisters, Mrs. Joann Cobb of Burlington and Mrs. Judy Satterfield of Elon College; a half-sister, Mrs. Dorothy Kiser of Graham; three brothers, Mr. Charles Bateman and Mr. Woodrow Bateman, both of Graham and Mr. Danny Bateman of Burlington; eight grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Betty Greeson.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Olin Tatum, pastor of West Burlington Church of God and the Rev. Paul Morton, pastor of Gibsonville Christian Church.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. Michael L. Bateman, 404 Moser St., Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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October 16, 2006
Camilla Mikles Baxley
    GRAHAM — Camilla Mikles Baxley , 91, a resident of Luther Manor in Virginia Beach, Va., departed this life, Friday, October 13, 2006, at Beth Shalom Village in Virginia Beach, Va.
    A long-time resident of Graham, N.C., Mrs. Baxley was born in High Point, N.C., on March 5, 1915, to the late Lewis Pleasant Mikles and Laura Ann Meredith Mikles. Mrs. Baxley was a retired textile manufacturing employee and homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Graham.
    Mrs. Baxley is predeceased by her husband, of 62 years, Wade Hampton Baxley . She is survived by her children Laura Baxley of Denver Colo.; Margaret Smith of Virginia Beach Va.; Mark Baxley (Linda) of Monroe La.; and Susan Page (Jeff) of Hillsborough, N.C.; five grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham, Tuesday, October 17, 2006 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Services will be held at the graveside in Graham Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Ken Hall, pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army National Headquarters P.O. Box 269, Alexandria, Va. 22313.
    Condolences may be sent to info@richandthompson.com

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March 2, 2002
Mrs. Eloise Ivey Beagle
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Eloise Ivey Beagle, 79, of Rehabilitation and Health Care Center of Alamance, formerly of 501 Paris St., died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 and the Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Robert Beagle, who survives, and the daughter of the late James Murphy Ivey Sr. and Fern Hadley Ivey. She was a homemaker and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of Graham include two daughters, Mrs. Jan (Denis) Vass of Graham and Mrs. Cheryl (David) Cross of Asheboro; a son, Kenneth (Remona) Beagle Sr. of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Lou (Tom) Foust and Mrs. Ercelle (Fitch) Hensley, both of Greensboro; two brothers, James "Buddy" (Chip) Ivey of Liberty and Hadley (Edna) Ivey of Graham; grandchildren, Ken (Laura) Beagle Jr. and Rodney (Christie) Beagle, all of Burlington, Jennifer Vass and Amy Vass, both of Graham, David Cross Jr. and Lindsay Cross, both of Asheboro; and a great-grandchild, Tyler Beagle of Burlington.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Foust; and two brothers, Charlie Ivey and Vernelle Ivey.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips and the Rev. Otto Hardt. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence, 501 Paris St., Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Van Fund, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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September 8, 2002
Larry Eugene Beaver
     CLEMSON, S.C. — Mr. Larry Eugene Beaver, 63, of 111 University Drive, Seneca, S.C., died at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 at Anderson Medical Center in Anderson, S.C., after one week of critical illness.
     A native of Landis, N.C., he was the son of Harrison and Ruth B. Beaver, both deceased. He was the husband of Mrs. Beverly S. Beaver of the home. He was retired from Westpoint Stevens after 24 years of service.
     Survivors, other than his wife, include two sons, Mr. Jason Ryan Beaver and Mr. Justin Eugene Beaver, both of Winston-Salem; one step-daughter, Mrs. Rhonda E. Terrell of Burlingon; one stepson, Mr. Kyle D. Hepler of Greensboro; one grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Deborah B. Lentz of Boone; and one brother, Mr. Don Beaver of Littleton.
     The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. At other times they will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sutphen, 1756 J. A. Sharpe Road, Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, N.C., 27215.

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Dec. 1998
Mrs. Doris L. Best
    PITTSBORO — Mrs. Doris Lakin Best, 96, Pittsboro Christian Village, Pittsboro, died at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill after a sudden illness.
    A native of Deadwood, N.D., formerly of Rendall Street in Burlington, she was the wife of Dr. David Raymond Best, who survives. She was a homemaker and a member of Ireland Street Chapel.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Beverly B. Hester of Hurdle Mills, a sister, Mrs. Neva L. Brod of Bristol, Va., and two grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred DeVere Lakin and Gertrude Atkinson Lakin.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lowe Funeral Home by Mr. Charles R. Andrews of Shannon Hills Bible Chapel, Greensboro. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.
    Memorials may be made to Benevolent Fund of Pittsboro, 1825 East Street, Pittsboro, N.C. 27312.

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October 14, 2002
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Clark Black
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Clark Black, 87, of 501 N. Manning Ave., formerly of Essex Drive in Graham, died at 3:08 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
     A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Clark and Elizabeth McCormick Black. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. She was a homemaker.
     She was married to the late Franklin J. Black.
     Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Mary Joan Riccardi of Newton, N.J., Mrs. Elizabeth Pearl Breslin of Westtown, N.Y., Mrs. Lora Flanagan of Graham, Mrs. Eileen Peat of West Milford, N.J.; a son, Mr. Thomas Black of Middletown, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Burial in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham. At other times, they will be at the home of daughter, Mrs. Lori Flanagan, 1610 Broadway Drive, Graham.
     Memorials may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.

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May 21, 2001
Mr. Howard Martin Blackwood
    GRAHAM — Mr. Howard Martin Blackwood, 63, of 17-D Cates Circle, died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2001.
    Mr. Blackwood was a member of Glen Hope Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Silent Servants Sunday School Class and the Father’s Hands Choir. He was a member of the N.C. Association of the Deaf and the Alamance County Association of the Deaf.
    Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Margaret Blackwood Carter of Graham; a stepbrother, the Rev. Clyde Everett of Yanceyville; two nieces; a nephew; two great-nieces; and a great-nephew.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Howard McDuffie Blackwood and Mrs. Lela Blackwood Everett; a sister, Mrs. Betty Jo Thompson; a brother, Mr. Julius Blackwood; and a stepfather, Mr. James A. Everett.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bob Stephenson and the Rev. Clyde Everett. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of the sister, Mrs. Margaret Blackwood Carter, 2221 Swepsonville Road, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Office of Development and Communications, DUMC – 3828, Durham, N.C. 27701.

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September 6 & 7, 2002
Richard Lee Boggs
    BURLINGTON — Richard Lee Boggs, 36, of 1413 Apple Street Extension, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, in Greensboro.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a registered nurse at the Rehabilitation and Health Care of Alamance in Graham and was a member of Staley Memorial Baptist Church. He was a 1984 graduate of Graham High School and was a member of Gold’s Gym.
    Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Minor Boggs of Greensboro; a son, Jason Lee Boggs of Greensboro; his mother, Mary Lindley (Ed) Rabon of Graham; his father, William Ray "Bill" Boggs (Judy) of Kernersville; two sisters, Teresa Rabon (Dennis) Batten of Swansboro and Sherry Stanley and fiancé, Bobby Yarborough of Burlington; five brothers, Donald Ray "Donnie" (Joyce) Boggs of Graham, Gary Rabon of Greer, S.C., Jerry Rabon of Burlington, Rod (Lorrie) Stanley of Graham, and David (Laura) Stanley of Mebane; his grandmother, Dorothy Councilman Boggs of Carolina, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. William Todd, and Dr. Dace A. Lewis Jr. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the home of Mary and Ed Rabon, 609 Walker Ave, Graham, and also at the home of Clyde and Brenda Minor, 1415 Apple Street Extension, Burlington.

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Mr. Curry Donald Boswell
GRAHAM — Mr. Curry Donald Boswell, 72, of 506 McGee St., died at 12:40 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health, and a critical illness of two weeks.
    A native of Alamance County, he was retired from AT&T and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and the Burlington Moose Lodge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jewel "Polly" Estep Boswell of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Lynn (David) Hallsey of Clemmons, Mrs. Pam (Gary) Oakley of Elon, and Mrs. Susan B. Capes of Graham; a son, Mr. Joe Boswell of Elon; three stepsons, Mr. Michael Casey of Socastee, S.C., Mr. David Casey of Wilmington, and Mr. Mark Casey of Winston-Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Jean (Charles) McDaniel and Mrs. Virginia Stewart, both of Graham; four brothers, Mr. Harold (Shirley) Boswell and Mr. Pete (Billie) Boswell, both of Burlington, Mr. Dan (Penny) Boswell of Graham, and Mr. Joel Boswell of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren and two great-stepgrandchildren.     He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah Wheeley Boswell; and his parents, Charlie Lee Boswell and Mattie Merle Hargrove Boswell.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Paul Lane, pastor of First Baptist Church of Graham, and Mr. David Hallsey, son-in-law. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122 or to the First Baptist Church of Graham Building Fund, 224 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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Feb. 1, 2006
Richard Thomas Bowes Sr.
    BURLINGTON — Richard Thomas Bowes Sr., 66, of 1122 Graham St., died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    Born in Caswell County, he was the husband of Judy Smithy Bowes, who survives, and the son of the late James Hurley Bowes and Mary Bush Bowes. He was retired from Guilford Mills and was a member of Open Bible Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Kathy (Tim) Tinnin of Mebane; sons, Rick (Diane) Bowes and Steve (Mary Beth) Bowes, all of Burlington, Donald Bowes and friend, Veronica Kelly, of Graham, and Carl (Paula) Martin Jr. of Alamance; a sister, Hurrell (Donnie) Wilson of Yanceyville; brothers, Elgie (Phyliss) Bowes of Graham and James (Tracey) Bowes Jr. of Burlington; and grandchildren, Ricky (Jennifer) Bowes III of Graham, and David Bowes, Dylan Bowes, Kayla Bowes, and John Skenes, all of Burlington, Jennifer Tinnin of Mebane, and Carl Martin III, Justin Martin and Crystal Riley, all of Alamance.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. James McKinney, and the Rev. Roscoe Billings. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening, February 1, 2006 and at other times at the home of Rick and Diane Bowes, 1417 Piedmont Way, Burlington.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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August 24, 1999
Mrs. Frankie W. Bowling
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Frankie Wilson Bowling, 68, died Monday morning, Aug. 23, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health. She was a former resident of Travora Street, Graham.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. W. Hanford Wilson and Mrs. Madeline McPherson Wilson, both deceased. She was a retired retail clerk and a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Burlington. She attended the Friendship Center.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Yvette Bowling Snider of Liberty; one son, Mr. Joey Lee Bowling of Wilson; two sisters, Mrs. Linda W. Anderson of High Point and Mrs. Sue W. Harris of Thomasville.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Anthony Blake Bowling; and a daughter, Mrs. Janice Nicolaysen.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Bill Vinson and Dr. Dace Lewis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 7 to 9 Wednesday evening and at other times at the home of Ms. Teresa Byrd, 306 Holt Ave., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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Nov. 29, 2001
Mr. Joey Lee Bowling
    WILSON — Mr. Joey Lee Bowling, 43, of N.C. Special Care Center, 4761 Ward Blvd., died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at Wilson Medical Center after one day of critical illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. James L. Bowling, who survives, and the late Mrs. Frankie Wilson Bowling. He graduated from Graham High School and Haywood Technical College with an associate’s degree in forestry. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
    Survivors other than his father of Haw River include a daughter, Miss Amy Bowling of Midland City, Ala.; a son, Mr. Jeremy Bowling of Midland City; and a sister, Mrs. Yvette Snider of Liberty.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Jan Nicolaysen, and a brother, Mr. Anthony Bowling.
    A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home of the father, James L. Bowling, 110 N. State St., Haw River.

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November 5, 2005
Jerry Homer Bowman
    GRAHAM — Jerry Homer Bowman , 64, of 1739 South Main Street, Graham, died suddenly following several years of declining health at his residence on Thursday, November 3, 2005.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Rebecca Roberson "Becky" Bowman , and the son of W. H. "Jeff " Bowman and Aylease Starr Bowman , both deceased. He retired from Bowman Brothers Livestock and J. H. Bowman Trucking. He was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church and the Burlington Moose Lodge.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Tracy Bowman Carden and husband, Don, of Graham and Mrs. Toni Bowman Caison and husband, Jeff, of Graham; one sister, Mrs. Judy Holmes and husband, Darrell, of Graham; and five grandchildren, Josh Carden, Simone Carden, Seth Caison, Drew Caison, and Barrett Caison.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel, Graham on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr. Burial will follow the service in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. today, and at other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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July 7, 2002
Mr. Jack Linwood Brady
     GRAHAM — Mr. Jack Linwood Brady, 74, of 1120 Southwood Drive, died at 10:08 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2002 at his residence after a heroic battle with cancer.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Hannelore Dembach Brady, who survives, and the son of the late Isaac Fred Brady Sr. and the late Alma York Brady. He was a veteran having served in the United States Navy, and was retired from Western Electric in 1989.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home, include a daughter, Miss Sandra Ruth Brady of Timberlake; four sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Keith Brady and wife, Cindy, of Burlington, Michael Fred Brady and wife, Betty, of Debary, Fla., Michael Hans-Georg Brady and wife, Kathleen, of Winston-Salem, and Patrick William Brady and wife, Joudy, of Charlotte; a sister, Mrs. Melba Coburn of Mebane; a brother, Isaac Fred Brady Jr. and wife, Ruth, of Mebane; and nine grandchildren.
     A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Graham Memorial Park by Pastor Roger Coburn.
     Viewing will begin at 1 p.m. today; the family will be at the home. 
     McClure Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.
     Memorials may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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November 17, 2002
Billie D. Brewer
    GRAHAM — Mr. Billie Dee Brewer, 78, of 1122 Border St., Burlington, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 at The Hospice Home.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of the late Elree Kidd Brewer, and the son of the late Morris William Brewer and the late Beulah Ann Aldridge Brewer. He was retired from Aldridge Power Mower in Durham and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Doris McMahan of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; a son, Billie Keith Brewer of the home; and four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Long, Mrs. Emma Mae Herndon, Mrs. Mary Lou Wilson and Mrs. Eula Lee Harris.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Ernest Beck. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the Hospice Home of Burlington, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215

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July 15, 1999
Mr. Ben Brooks
     MEBANE — Mr. Ben H. Brooks, 79, of 216-A Gibson Road, died at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 1999, at his home after eight months of failing health, one week critical.
     A native of Caswell County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mildred Riggs Brooks, who survives, and the son of Mr. Jake Thomas Brooks and Mrs. Odell Cheek Brooks, both deceased. He was a retired roofer with C. B. Smith Roofing Co., and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Ms. Marilyn Ward of Hillsborough and Mrs. Millie Hatcher of Mobile, Ala.; three sons, Mr. Benny Brooks of Graham, Mr. Johnny Brooks of Burlington and Mr. Billy Brooks of Mebane; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Doris Wagoner.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by the Rev. Chris Haizlip. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of Mr. Benny Brooks, 1816 Edgewood Lane, Graham.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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June 7, 1999
Mrs. Dorothy D. Brooks
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Dorothy Dunkley "Mama Dot" Brooks, 78, of 1513 Stonegate Drive, died Saturday, June 5, 1999, at her home after a sudden illness.
    A native of Halifax County, Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. Clyde W. Brooks and the daughter of Mr. William Benjamin Dunkley and Mrs. Willie Mae Conner Dunkley, both deceased. She was retired from Western Charcoal Steakhouse and was a member of the Hospice League of Alamance-Caswell and the Alamance County Line Dancers. She was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Anita W. Brown of Greensboro; a son, Mr. William "Bill" Wade of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Tina Kirby Holt of Graham, Mrs. Louise Vestal of Richmond, Va., and Mrs. Lee Downey of Silver Spring, Md.; a brother, Mr. Norman Dunkley of Prospect Hill; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Covenant Fellowship Church by the Rev. David E. Neff, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; or to New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1913 Rogers Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.
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Jan. 12, 2001
Mrs. Deborah Williamson Edwards-Brown
    GRAHAM - Mrs. Deborah Williamson Edwards-Brown, 46, of 2146 Jimmie Kerr Road, Haw River, died at 2:35 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at her home after 11 months of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Richard J. Brown, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Charles G. Williamson, who survives, and the late Mrs. Marjorie Wagoner Williamson. She was a Baptist and a teacher's assistant at Alexander Wilson Elementary School.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her father of Fayetteville include a daughter, Ms. Joanna Edwards of Mebane; a son, Mr. Scott Edwards of Graham; a stepdaughter, Ms. Brianna Brown of Burlington; two stepsons, Mr. Jamison Brown of Mebane and Mr. Devin Brown of Alamance; a sister, Mrs. Lisa W. Byrd of Burlington and three grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Mike Wilburn, Union United Church of Christ, Virgilina, Va. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 5 to 7 Saturday evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2364, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2364.

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January 6, 1999
Mrs. Minnie M. Brown
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Minnie Valentine Melson Brown, 87, of 1015 E. Harden St., died at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center, after a critical illness of three weeks.
    A native of Snowhill, Worchester County, Md., she was the wife of the late Mr. Dewey Alton Brown Sr. and the daughter of Mr. John Melson and Mrs. Maggie Haubert Melson, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Becky B. DeVette and Mrs. Charlotte B. Baker, both of Graham, Mrs. Linda B. Riddle of Augusta, Ga., and Mrs. Mary Ellen Roberts of Folsom, Calif.; a son, Mr. Dewey A. Brown Jr. of Graham; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two daughters, Mrs. Belle Briglia and Mrs. Betty Plomondon.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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April 2, 2000
Mrs. Nita Joyce Brummitt
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Nita Joyce Brummitt, 89, of Liberty Commons, Burlington, died at 1 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Liberty Commons after one month of failing health, one week critical. She was a former resident of Graham.
    A native of Forsyth County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Ernest T. Brummitt and the daughter of Mr. Elbert Joyce and Mrs. Mabel Stockton Joyce, both deceased. She was a former hosiery employee and a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham and the United Methodist Women.
    Survivors include one son, Mr. J. Don Brummitt of Norwood; three sisters, Mrs. Norman Coble and Mrs. C.R. Lemar, both of Kernersville, and Mrs. A.B. Moore of High Point; one brother, Mr. Wade Joyce of Kernersville; three half sisters, Mrs. Louise Schofeldt of Kernersville, Mrs. John Beeson of High Point and Mrs. Emma Witcher of Germantown; three half brothers, Mr. Michael Joyce, Mr. David Joyce and Mr. William Joyce, all of Kernersville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Richard T. Brummitt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham one hour before the service.
    Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253; or to a charity of choice.

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Sept. 24, 1999
Mr. Gwyn E. Bullis
     BURLINGTON — Mr. Gwyn E. Bullis, 65, of 1239 Southern High School Road, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at his home after three years of failing health, five months critical.
     A native of Wilkes County, he was the husband of Mrs. Geraline "Gerry" Cranford Bullis, who survives, and the son of Mr. John Mack Bullis and Mrs. Pansy Ferguson Bullis, both deceased. He was the owner and operator of Bullis Upholstery. He was a former member of the Mountain View Ruritan Club and served in the National Guard. He was involved in the restoration of antique cars. He was a member of Trinity Worship Center.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, the Rev. Michael E. Bullis of Greensboro and Mr. Jimmy L. Bullis of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Calvin (Pauline) Smith of Burlington, Mrs. Edward (Nina) Kimball of Elon College and Mrs. Betty Jean Wood of Boomer; a brother, Mr. Lonnie Bullis of Wilkesboro; and six grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by four brothers, Mr. Harvey Bullis, Mr. Roy Bullis, Mr. Artie Bullis and Mr. Albert Bullis.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Worship Center by the Rev. Darrell E. Cox, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Trinity Worship Center Building Fund, 3157 S. Church St., Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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June 29, 2001
Mr. Robert U. Byrum
    GRAHAM — Mr. Robert U. Byrum, 66, of 841 Sarah Williams Ave., died at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after 1½ years of failing health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Edgecombe County, he was the husband of Mrs. Frances Gurley Byrum, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Margaret Baker Byrum Whitley, who survives. He was the retired owner of Byrum & Sons Roofing and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Graham include six daughters, Ms. Ellen Holley and Mrs. Tonya McBride, both of Martinsville, Va., Mrs. Marilyn Wheeler and Mrs. Brenda Sahulga, both of Burlington, Mrs. Creslla Craddock of Stuart, Va., and Mrs. Helen Medley of the home; a son, Mr. Warren H. Byrum of Charleston, S.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Williamson of Graham and Mrs. Janice Ellington of Saxapahaw; a brother, Mr. Donald W. Byrum of Burlington; 28 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Timothy Byrum; a brother, Ramoth David Byrum; a stepfather, Ramoth "Red" Byrum; and a granddaughter, Sheila Byrum.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Frederick Bunts. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home, or at the home of his mother, Margaret Whitley, 521 Graham Drive, Graham.

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Feb. 5, 2006
Graham Wiseman Call
    GRAHAM — Mr. Graham Wiseman Call, 86, of 514 Stokes Road, died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 3, 2006 at 12:30 p.m.
    A native of Davie County, he was the husband of Rebecca "Becky" Hyler Call who survives and the son of Taylor Call and Cora Phelps Call, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II and retired from the electrical supply business. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham , a former president of the Men’s Bible Class, an usher, and a member of the XYZ Choir. He also was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, a member of the American Legion, and an avid golfer, fisherman, and outdoorsman who loved his family.
    In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Mc-Bride and husband, Danny of Hawfields and Miss Teresa Call of Raleigh; two sons, Mr. Mike Call of Charlotte and Mr. Dick Call of California; one sister, Mrs. Edna Janowski of Florida; three brothers, Mr. Ralph Call and wife, Margaret, Mr. Clarence Call and wife, Lucy, and Mr. Charles Call, all of Mocksville; and three grandchildren, Ashton Call, Allison Call, and Sarah Mc-Bride.
    He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
    The funeral service will be conducted at the First United Methodist Church of Graham on Monday, Feb. 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. by Dr. Ken Hall. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park . The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham this afternoon from 3 to 5. At other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 North Main Street, Graham , N.C. 27253.
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December 3, 1999
Mr. James Walter Campbell
    GRAHAM — Mr. James Walter "Jimmy" Campbell, 82, of 409 W. Pine St., died at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Burlington after three months of failing health, one month critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Rachel Welch Campbell and the late Mrs. Virginia Stockard Campbell, and the son of Mr. William Murphy Campbell and Mrs. Flossie McPherson Campbell, both deceased. He was retired from Virginia Mills and was the former owner of Virginia Reel Antiques. He was a member and past master of Thomas M. Holt Loge No. 492 AF&AM and a member of Davis Street United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Mary Campbell Gibbs of Washington, N.C.; and two brothers, Mr. Dexter McPherson Campbell and Mr. John Erwin Campbell, both of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. William Murphy Campbell Jr.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. R.E.L. Moser, retired Methodist minister.
    The family was at McClure Funeral Home in Graham on Thursday evening.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

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March 28, 2006
Admiral Bristol "A. B." Capps Jr.
    GRAHAM — Admiral Bristol "A. B." Capps Jr., 57, of 809 Staley Street, Graham, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Sunday, March 26, 2006 at 9:55 a.m. following several years of declining health.
    A native of Durham County, he was the son of Admiral Bristol Capps Sr. and Gertrude Edwards Capps ; and the brother of Walter Wesley Capps and James Alvin Capps , all deceased.
    Survivors include his companion and caregiver, Linda Steele of the home; a brother, Vernon Capps of Graham; and several nieces and nephews.
    A memorial service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at 11 a.m. by the Rev. W. D. Allison. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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Feb. 12, 2000
Mr. Kerry Kent Carter Sr.
    YANCEYVILLE — Mr. Kerry Kent Carter Sr., 47, of 8198 N.C. 62 South, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, at Danville Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Mifflin County, Pa., he was the husband of Mrs. Pam Isenberg Carter, who survives, and the son of Mr. Arthur Ray Carter Jr. and Mrs. Helen Carter, who both survive. He was a supervisor at Commercial Metals of Burlington.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and parents of McClure, Pa., include a daughter, Ms. Stacy Jo Carter of the home; four sons, Mr. Kerry Kent Carter Jr. of Burlington, Mr. Danny Todd Carter of Julian, and Mr. Shawn Dale Carter and Mr. Marc Allen Carter, both of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Trudy Harrigan of Beaver Creek, Ohio, and Ms. Deana Marie Carter of McClure; three brothers, Mr. Arthur R. Carter III of Texas, Mr. Charles A. Carter of Baltimore and Mr. Steve Hite of Lewistown, Pa.; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Bruce Readling, pastor of Christian Bible Fellowship, and the Rev. Paul Baker, assistant pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 Sunday evening, and at other times at the home.

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Jan. 18, 2006
Roy Carter
    GRAHAM — Mr. Roy Carter, 83, of 1000 Hanford Road, Graham, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. following several years declining health and three weeks critical illness.
    A native of Rockingham County, he was the husband of Mary Elizabeth Walker Carter, who survives, and the son of George Winston Carter and Ila Beckwith Carter, both deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II and retired from the Alamance County School System. He was a member of the Baptist Temple of Alamance County.
    In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Vicki Enoch and husband, Gene, of Burlington and Ms. Cyndi Horner of Graham; one sister, Mrs. Estelle Younts of Eden; three grandchildren, Mrs. Michele Champion and husband, Danny, of Snow Camp, Mrs. Paula Wallace and husband, Michael, of Burlington and Ms. Lori Dorminy of Mebane; seven great-grandchildren, Amanda and Ryan Hayes, Alston and Ethan Enz, Dalton and Hailey Dorminy, and Bayleigh Wallace; and one great-greatgrandchild, Seth Hayes.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Baptist Temple of Alamance County on Thursday, January 19, 2006 at 2 p.m. by Dr. Donald Carter. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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November 7, 2002
Mr. Charles "Curley" E. Cates
    GRAHAM — Mr. Charles "Curley" E. Cates, 76, of Burlington, died at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002, at his residence after a sudden illness.
    A native of Fort Eustis, Va., he was the son of the late Frank G. Cates and Annie Jacks Cates. He was retired from Revco Drug Store and worked part-time for CVS. He was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
    He is survived by a brother, Mr. Lee E. Cates of Graham.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Miss Edna Lenora Cates; and five brothers, Ben F. Cates, Richard C. Cates, Grant C. Cates, Robert A. Cates, and William W. Cates.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Floyd Repass. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday.

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May 28, 1999
Mr. Garland A. Cates
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Garland Arthur Cates, 85, of 1707 Greentree Road, died at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several months of failing health.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Mrs. Margie Lloyd Cates and the son of Mr. David Marshall Cates and Mrs. Evanna Susan Cates Cates, both deceased. He was retired from Virginia Mills and was a member of Faith Bible Chapel.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Pat Wagoner of Burlington; a son, Mr. William N. "Bill" Cates of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Thelma Hilliard of Burlington; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Albert Cates; and two sisters, Ms. Bertha Baucom and Ms. Mabel Roberson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Bruce Readling, pastor of Christian Bible Fellowship. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of the son, 2205 Bellmont St., Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Christian Bible Fellowship, c/o The Building Fund, 637 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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September 2, 2000
Miss Jeanette Cates
     BURLINGTON —Miss Helen Jeanette Cates, 39, of 317 North Park Ave., Apt. C, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at her home after a brief illness.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. James Malcolm Cates Sr. and Mrs. Margaret Oliver Cates, both deceased. She was an employee of Injectronics Inc.
     Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Brenda Faye Stallings of Mebane and Miss Shirley Ann Cates of Burlington; and a brother, Mr. James Malcolm Cates Jr. of Mebane.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of the brother, Mr. James M. Cates Jr., 2422 N.C. 119 South, Lot 51 in Mebane at Pine Lake Mobile Home Park.

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April 12, 2000
Mrs. Audrey McLaughlin Caviness
    MEBANE — Mrs. Audrey McLaughlin Caviness, of 107 White Drive, died at 10:48 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of three months.
    A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, she was the wife of Mr. Jasper T. Caviness Jr., who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Leo Miles McLaughlin and Mrs. Ella Bowie McLaughlin, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Staley Memorial Baptist Church. She was a member of the Alamance County Extension Club and was a volunteer with Girl Scouts of America and the American Red Cross.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Karen C. Wright of Shelby; three sons, Mr. Robert A. Caviness of Marion, Mr. Richard T. Caviness of Mebane and Mr. Donald K. Caviness of Rutherfordton; a sister, Mrs. Frances M. Travis of Edmonton; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ms. Diana Lynne Caviness; two sisters, Ms. Leola N. Pritchard and Ms. Ella M. Causey Woods; and a brother, Mr. Roderick G. McLaughlin..
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Bennie Smith, pastor of Staley Memorial Baptist Church.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to Staley Memorial Baptist Church, 1446 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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Feb. 1, 2006
Rev. Jasper Thomas Caviness Jr.
    MEBANE — The Rev. Jasper Thomas Caviness, Jr., 81, of 107 White Drive, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Duke University Medical Center.
    He was a retired minister as well as a brick mason. He graduated from Piedmont Bible Evening School and was a member of Staley Memorial Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran serving in World War II.
    Survivors include a daughter, Karen Wright and husband, Doug, of Shelby, N.C.; sons, Richard Caviness and wife, Susan, of Mebane, Donald Caviness and wife, Velma, of Rutherfordton, N.C., and Robert Caviness and wife, Linda, of Marion, N.C.; a sister, Sadie DeVoe and husband, Robert, of Graham; 12 grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Caviness; a daughter, Dianna Caviness; his parents, Jasper Sr. and Daisy Caviness; sisters, Etta Payne, Mazie Chatham, Myrtle Phillips, and Maggie Kinney; and brothers, Carl Caviness, Haslee Caviness, and Albert Caviness.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Bennie Smith.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening, February 1, 2006.
    Memorials may be made to Staley Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 1446 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215, 226-8777.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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February 14, 2003
Scott Douglas Charles
     BURLINGTON — Scott Douglas Charles, 28, of 1815 Edgewood Ave., died at 4 a.m. Feb. 11, 2003, at Edgewood Place.
    He was the son of the late Sgt. David Lee Charles and Mrs. Judith Ann Sawyer Redding. He attended Western High School.
    He is survived by a half brother, Daniel Lee Charles of Winston-Salem.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Chris Wood, and Toby Ivey.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Service in Burlington from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening, and at other times at the residence of Jean Walker, 1215 Cleveland Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27217.
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September 8, 1999
The Rev. W. Hoyt Cheek
    GRAHAM — The Rev. W. Hoyt Cheek, 79, of The Methodist Retirement Home, Durham, died at 3:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center after several years of failing health, one day critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Leona Cornell Cheek and Mrs. Helen Falls Cheek, who survives. He was the son of Mr. Lawrence W. Cheek and Mrs. Bernice Layton Cheek, both deceased. He was a retired United Methodist Church minister and a member of the N.C. United Methodist Conference. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
    Survivors other than his wife of Clinton include one daughter, Mrs. Janey C. Hall of Burlington; one son, Mr. Wesley B. Cheek of Smith Mountain Lake, Va.; one sister, Mrs. Ruth C. Aydt of Graham; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Kay F. Burgess and Miss Robin S. Falls, both of Raleigh; one stepson, Mr. Buddy Falls of Wrightsville Beach; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Bellemont United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jeff Roberts, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Honorary pallbearers will be the United Methodist Church ministers and their wives.
    The family will be at the church following the service. Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorials may be made to Bellemont United Methodist Church, 4039 Markwood Dr., Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to Newton Grove United Methodist Church, 135 W. Grove St., Newton Grove, N.C. 28366.

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January 30, 2000
Mr. Roy E. Childress
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Roy E. Childress, 78, 3262 Burch Bridge Road, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after two weeks of failing health.
    A native of Surry County, he was the husband of Mrs. Ella Brooks Childress, who survives, and the son of the late Mrs. Lula Shinault Childress. He was retired from Burlington Industries plant in Graham.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home incude a son, Mr. Roy B. Childress of Burlington; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
    The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Bill Skenes, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Whitsett.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and at other times at the son’s home, 1615 Wheeler Bridge Road, Burlington.

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February 23, 2002
Mr. Jack Lee Christopher
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Jack Lee Christopher, 59, of 16020 Mill Orchard Drive, Gaithersburg, Md. and 1527 Wickham St., Burlington, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Springs, Md.
    A native of Durham County, he was the husband for three months of Mrs. Joann Spencer Christopher, who survives, and the son of the late Clay Robert Christopher and Marie Christopher Barton. He was a graduate of Mebane High School and North Carolina State University. He was an executive consultant for IBM Security Services and the owner of Barton Mattress in Graham. He was of the Methodist faith.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Amy (Paul) Springer of Gaithersburg and Miss Suzanne Lee Christopher of Bethesda, Md.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lisa (Derek) Flynt of Elon; a stepson, Mr. Michael (Sherry) Spencer of Burlington; a sister, Ms. Jan Christopher Torres of Graham; a stepgranddaughter, Miss Asalyn Spencer of Burlington; and two stepgrandsons, Brandon Flynt and Bryan Flynt, both of Elon. He will be greatly missed by his wife, children and numerous friends.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bob Felts, pastor of Brookwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the residence at 1527 Wickham St., Burlington.
    The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society, 4 A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407

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Sept. 5, 6, 2005
Keith Leonard Clark
    GRAHAM — Mr. Keith Leonard Clark, 61, of 1147 Sam Lee Road, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005 at 11:15 p.m. at his residence after several years of failing health and five weeks critical illness.
    A former banker, he was employed by Kentucky Finance and Morris Plan Bank and was past president of Savings and Loan Association of Alamance County. He was a notary public.
    Surviving are his wife, Doris Cameron Clark, and son Christopher K. Clark both of the home; stepsons Duane Wilson and wife Mary and Steve Wilson and wife Penny, all of Burlington; mother, Cleo Dixon Clark Draemer of Graham, sisters Rita Clark Agnew and husband John of Graham, and Wanda Clark Whitaker and husband Richard of Kernersville; five grandchildren, Courtney Wilson, Taylor Teer, Ridge Wilson, Nicholas Wilson, and Saige Wilson; several nieces and nephews and loving family members and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Fraiser Clark and brother, Teddy Richard Clark.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham with the Rev. John Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be held from 7 until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. The family will receive friends at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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March 24, 2006
William Bruce Clark
    GRAHAM — Mr. William Bruce Clark, 56, of 608 Hanover Road, Graham, died at his residence on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 9:20 a.m. following two years of declining health and one month critical illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of William Dace Clark and Eleanor Chesnutt Clark, both deceased.
    Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Carolyn C. Stout and husband, Steve, of Burlington; one niece, Mrs. Donna S. Huff and husband, Michael, of Graham; one great-niece, Ashley Huff; and one great-nephew, Joshua Huff.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Saturday, March 25, 2006 at 2 p.m. by Dr. Kenneth Hall. Burial will follow the service in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence of the sister and her husband, Carolyn and Steve Stout, 1711 J. A. Sharpe Road, Burlington, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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December 1 & 2, 2002
Mrs. Beverly Bishop Clayton
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Beverly Bishop Clayton, 68, 506 Oakwood Lane, died at 6:55 a.m. on Saturday Nov. 30, 2002 at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill after one year declining health, one week critical illness.
     A native of North Charleston, S.C., she was the wife of Ralph Clayton, Jr. who survives, and the daughter of William Clayton and Moselle Estes Bishop, both deceased. She was a retired housing representative of Graham Housing Authority and a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham. Her hobbies included being a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
     Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Lori Cook and husband Jay of Graham; two sons, R. Gregory Clayton and wife Molly of Concord, and Jeffrey Linn Clayton and wife Kathyrn of Charlotte; and nine grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Graham by the Rev. Chris Phelps and Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Jr. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park. 
     Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 779, Graham, N.C. 27253 or to Hospice and Palliative Care, PO Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216. 
     McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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May 11, 2006
Ralph Clayton Jr.
    GRAHAM — Ralph Clayton Jr., 74, of 506 Oakwood Lane, died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at the Hospice Home.
    A native of Inman, S.C., he was the husband of the late Beverly Bishop Clayton, and the son of the late Ralph and Marion Grace Brown Clayton. He was a graduate of Inman High School in Inman, S.C. and graduated from Clemson University, where he received an academic scholarship. He retired as plant manager with Cannon Mills in Graham, and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict obtaining the rank of First Lieutenant. He was a member of Graham First Baptist Church, where he was a former Sunday school teacher and served on various committees. He was also a former president of the Graham Exchange Club, former president of the Graham Band Boosters, and was the founder and director of the Graham Housing Authority.
    Survivors include a daughter, Lori Clayton Cook and husband, Jay, of Graham; sons, R. Gregory Clayton and wife, Molly, of Cornelius and Jeffrey L. Clayton and wife, Kathryn, of Charlotte; grandchildren, Amy C. Woolard and husband, Dalton, Jeffrey Clayton Jr., William Clayton, C.A. Clayton, George Clayton, Meredith Cook, Tyler Cook, Tanner Cook, Jason Cook and wife, Traci; a great-grandson, Owen Cook; sisters, Carolyn Clayton of Belton, S.C., Helen Files of Inman, S.C., and Brenda Clayton of Madison, Wisconsin; a sister-in-law, Robbie Bishop of Mooresville; and a brother-in-law, Thomas Cusack of Marietta, Ga.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2006, at Graham First Baptist Church by the Rev. Chris Phelps. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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Dec 5, 2000
Mr. Edward Bonnell Cobb Jr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Edward Bonnell Cobb Jr., of 2833 N.C. 87 South, Lot 98, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at his home.
    A native of Danville, Va., he was the son of Mr. Edward Bonnell Cobb and Mrs. Mary Alice Cobb, who survive. He was a manager at Huffman Oil Company.
    Survivors other than his father of Graham and mother of Jacksonville, Fla., include a daughter, Miss Courtney Nicole Cobb of the home; a stepmother, Mrs. Susan Cobb of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Carolyn (Jeff) Slaughter of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Brian Keith Cobb of Greensboro; maternal grandfather, Mr. Ralph Crews of Yullee, Fla.; and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Alma Wood of Gibsonville.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Frederick Bunts. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of the father, 1609 Granada Lane in Graham.

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Dec. 17, 2005
Mary Crews Cobb
    GRAHAM — Mary Crews Cobb, 55, of 680 South Sixth St., Apt. 49, MacClenny, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at her residence. A native of Danville, Va., she was a homemaker.
    Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn C. Slaughter and husband, Jeff, of Haw River; a son, Brian Keith Cobb and wife, Misty, of Stoneville; her father, Ralph Crews Sr. of Florida; a sister, Brenda Mattox and husband, Tom, of Florida; a brother, Michael Crews and wife, Linda, of Florida; a stepbrother, Ralph Crews Jr. of Arkansas; and four grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Nellie Hodges Crews; and a son, Edward Bonnell Cobb Jr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Girod. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham on Sunday, December 18, 2005 from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.

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November 18, 1999
Mrs. Clara Dixon Coe
     HAW RIVER — Mrs. Clara Dixon Coe, 85, of 123 Second St., died at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1999, at Skilled Nursing Division of Alamance Regional Medical Center.
     A native of Halifax County, she was the wife of the late Mr. William Roland Coe and the daughter of Mr. Manuel Dixon and Mrs. Addie McAdams Dixon, both deceased. She was retired from Dixie Yarn and was a member of People’s Church in Mebane.
     Survivors include three sons, Mr. Carson Coe of Graham, Mr. Donald Coe of Raleigh and Mr. Stephen Coe of Archdale; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Farrell of Mebane; a brother, Mr. Daffie Riley of Graham; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Charles R. Coe; a sister, Mrs. Virginia Switzer; and two brothers, Mr. John C. Riley and Mr. Thomas L. Riley.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. James Christopher, pastor of People’s Church, and the Rev. Linwood Straughn, assistant pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to People’s Church, 303 Crawford St., Mebane, N.C. 27302.

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May 3, 2000
Mrs. Ione Coble Coffin
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Ione Coble Coffin, 88, of 907 Keck Road, died at 4:28 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Paul Donald Coffin. She was a retired hosiery mill employee and was a member of Haw River Christian Church, where she was a member of the Artelia Poole Circle.
    Survivors include two sons, Mr. John Donald Coffin of Raleigh and Mr. Paul Raymond Coffin of Haw River; and three grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. James L. Rosser. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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March 2, 2006
Charlie Jones Cole
    GRAHAM — Mr. Charlie Jones Cole, 88, of 503 Green Street, Graham, died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 4:49 a.m.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of the late Dorothy Foust Cole, and the son of Arthur and Bernice Cole, both deceased. He was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army serving during World War II and retired from Burlington Industries.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Sharon "Sherry" Cole Bruton of Graham; and a grandson, Dean Bruton of Graham.
    A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Friday, March 3, 2006 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Darryl Peebles.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 7 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence of the daughter, Ms. Sharon "Sherry" Cole Bruton, 916B East Hanover Road, Graham, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to the Victory Junction Gang, 311 Branson Mill Road, Randleman, N.C. 27317 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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July 23, 2002
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth McAdoo Collins
    CHAPEL HILL — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth McAdoo Collins, formerly of Cates Circle, Graham, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Chapel Hill Rehabilitation Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Charlie Collins, and the daughter of the late Mr. Richard McAdoo and Mrs. Mary Albright McAdoo. She was a member of Waymon’s Chapel AME Church, where in past years she was a member of the Trustee Board, the Missionary Society, the Pastor’s Aide Club and served as chairperson on the Kitchen Committee.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Rose Mary Crisp of Graham; a son, Mr. Richard Woods of Green Level; three sisters, Mrs. Maggie Allsbrook, Mrs. Rosa Walker, and Mrs. Erma Marsh, all of Graham; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Waymon’s Chapel AME Church by the Rev. Allen E. Warren, pastor. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the church on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Woods, 2172 James Boswell Road, Burlington.
    Viewing will be at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from noon to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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October 28, 2001
Mr. Jesse Vance Cook
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Jesse Vance Cook, 68, of 4854 Smokey Hollow Road, Graham, N.C., died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2001.
    He was the husband of Mrs. Norma Jean Cook, who survives, and was of the Baptist faith. He was an employee of the Associated Plumbing Company.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include eight daughters, Mrs. Tammy Skeer, Mrs. Penny Garner, Mrs. Judy Gerringer, Mrs. Wendy Atkins and Mrs. Cathy Thomas, all of Burlington, and Mrs. Sharon Arrington and Mrs. Diane Harden, both of Graham, and Mrs. Vickie Roseman of the home; three sons, Mr. Don Cook of Mebane, Mr. Doug Cook of Liberty and Mr. Richard Cook of Randolph; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Sumner of Raeford and Mrs. Magaline Knowles of Castle Haynes; a brother, Mr. Tom Cooke of Graham; 32 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Ruth Jeanette Cook, his parents, Hubert Vance Cook and Nettie Horner Cook and a son, Mr. Ted Cook.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 9 Monday evening and other times at the home of Billy and Penny Garner, 128 Chestnut St., Burlington, N.C.

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November 7, 1999
Ms. June Cooley
     BURLINGTON — Ms. June Cooley, 54, of 2632 Dickey Mill Road, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 1999, at her home after eight and a half months of failing health, five weeks critical.
     A native of Durham, she was the daughter of the Rev. Luther M. King, who survives, and the late Mrs. Pearl Johnson King. She was a full-time student at Alamance Community College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She attended Altamahaw Baptist Church.
     Survivors other than her father of Burlington include three daughters, Mrs. Linda Cooley Perry of Gibsonville, Mrs. Sheila Cooley Pruitt of Burlington and Mrs. Lisa Cooley Campion of Haw River; a son, Mr. Donald Lee Cooley Jr. of Elon College; a stepson, Mr. Brian Helton of Elon College; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Angie Irby of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Janet Hughes of Burlington; four brothers, Mr. Charles King of Elon College, the Rev. Clyde "Bo" King of Haw River, the Rev. David King of Graham and Mr. Harold Douglas King of Burlington; five grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Billy King.
     The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Walter Jones and the Rev. David King. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of a sister, Mrs. Sheila Pruitt, 630 James St., Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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March 19, 1999
Mrs. Duell J. Copeland
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Duell Johnson Copeland, 80, of 527 Sea Lavender Trail, Emerald Isle, died at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at Carteret General Hospital after one year of failing health, one month critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Frank Glenn Copeland and the daughter of Mr. Arlie Logan Johnson and Mrs. Beatrice Perry Johnson, both deceased. She was retired from Copland Fabrics.
    Survivors include a son, Mr. Donald G. Copeland of Emerald Isle; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel Harden and Mrs. Lavada Worley, both of Graham, and Mrs. Patricia Griffin of Bear Creek; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. William Dubert Johnson and Mr. Lacy Clee Johnson, and a grandchild.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Benny Church.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening.

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November 13, 1999
Mrs. Verna Vincent Councilman
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Verna Vincent Councilman, 72, of 1902 Long Dairy Road, died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after one year of failing health, three days critical.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Norman "Pete" Councilman, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Turner Vincent and Mrs. Annie Stout Vincent, both deceased. She attended Carolina United Church of Christ.
     Survivors other than her husband of the home include a stepson, Mr. Steve Councilman of Graham; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Doug (Patricia) Carroll of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Alta Mae Pace of Snow Camp, and Mrs. Margie Foust and Mrs. Basil (Vera) Tingin, both of Graham; two brothers, Mr. William H. Vincent of Torrance, Calif., and Mr. Turner Vincent Jr. of Graham; five stepgrandchildren; and two great-stepgrandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Vernell Vincent, Mr. J.W. Vincent and Mr. Lloyd Vincent.
     The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Chris Gibson, pastor of Carolina United Church of Christ, and the Rev. E. Reid Dickens, pastor of Lakeview United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening and at other times at the home of Mrs. Margie Foust, 106 W. Market St., Graham.

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April 18, 19, 2005
Martin Reid Coveney
    GRAHAM — Martin Reid Coveney, 41, of 208 Jones St., died Saturday, April 16, 2005, at his home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a 1981 graduate of Williams High School, a 1985 graduate of Elon University with a degree in business administration, and was a member of Alpha Kappa Phi. In 1995 he graduated from Nova Southeastern in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where he received his master’s degree in business administration. He was the founder of Diamond Data Communications and was an avid golfer, and was committed to volunteering for children’s cancer and childhood diseases. He was also a member of the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce and was a member of Ducks Unlimited.
    Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Joe and Sallye Blanks of the home; his father, T.J. Coveney of Cincinnati, Ohio; sons, Jason Reid Coveney and Dylan Andrew Coveney, both of Chapel Hill; an aunt, Catherine (Bill) Jernigan; a favorite cousin and mentor, Gene Kimrey; another aunt, cousins and friends.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2005 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Don Carter, and the Rev. David Thomas. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2005 and other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 318, Memphis, Tenn., 38101 or to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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March 16, 2002
 Mrs. Betty Marshall Cox
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Betty Marshall Cox, 61, of 2441 Boy Wood Road, died at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2002, at her residence after three months of declining health.
    A native of Caswell County, she was the wife of Mr. Roy L. Cox, who survives, and the daughter of the late Thomas R. Marshall and Alma Louise McCann Marshall. She was employed by Culp Weaving for 41 years.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include three sisters, Ms. Carolyn Marshall of Burlington, Mrs. Kay Norris of Snow Camp, and Mrs. Donna Schulte of Sadieville, Ky.; and a brother, Mr. Thomas W. Marshall of Swepsonville.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at Graham Memorial Park by Mr. Mark H. Mitchell.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence of the brother, Thomas W. Marshall, 1203 Carolina St., Swepsonville, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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December 17, 1999
Dr. Clinton Samuel Crissman
    GRAHAM — Dr. Clinton Samuel Crissman, 85, of 620 E. Harden St., died at 5 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, at his home after a brief illness.
    A native of Surry County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Doris Oman Crissman and Mrs. Bernice Murray Estes Crissman, who survives. He was the son of Mr. James Kelly Crissman and Mrs. Myrtle Melinda Smith Crissman, both deceased. He was a retired family physician, having practiced in Graham for 45 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham, where he served on various boards and committees. He was a graduate of Wake Forest College, Temple Medical School and fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a charter member of the Wake Forest Deacon Club, a member and past president of the Burlington Men’s Garden Club, a member and past president and Paul Harris Fellow of the Graham Rotary Club; a member of Alamance Caswell Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the Amercian Academy of Family Physicians, the North Carolina Medical Society, Alamance County Family Practice Society and a former member of the Alamance County School Board.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include five sons, Mr. Paul Crissman of Raleigh, Mr. Eric Crissman of Graham, Dr. Mark Crissman of Burlington, Mr. Charles Crissman of Quito, Ecuador, and the Rev. Kelly Crissman of Asheville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Lucy E. Sutton of Reidsville; a stepson, Mr. Joseph C. Estes III of Madison; 13 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and one great-stepgrandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips, pastor, and Dr. William Weckerly, pastor of Graham Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will e at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 5 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253; or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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Dec. 7, 2000
Mr. Royl M. Crutchfield
    GRAHAM — Mr. Royl M. Crutchfield, 79, of 717 Orchard Drive, died at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, at Durham Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Virginia Perry Crutchfield, and the son of Mr. William A. Crutchfield and Mrs. Betsy Richardson Crutchfield, both deceased. He was retired after 35 years as a bookkeeper at A.D. Pate Printing, and 26 years of service with Virginia Mills Inc. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the American Legion and the Elks Lodge. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Barbara "Babs" Porterfield of Durham; a son, Mr. Perry L. Crutchfield of Raleigh; a sister, Mrs. Annie Leigh Mundy of Graham; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips, pastor of the First United Methodist Church. The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216; or to the First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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August 31, 2001 and September 1, 2001
Mrs. Virginia Crutchfield
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Virginia Perry Crutchfield, 75, of 717 Orchard Drive, died at 12:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Royl M. Crutchfield, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. A.A. Perry and Mrs. Maggie Bayliff Perry, both deceased. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Babs Porterfield of Durham; a son, Mr. Perry L. Crutchfield of Raleigh; two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Howell and Mrs. Syble Walker, both of Graham; and two grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Louise Burke and Mrs. Hilda Ector; a brother, Mr. A.J. Perry.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Paul Phillips, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Graham, and Dr. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God.
    The family will be at the cemetery following the service and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; or to the First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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August 1, 2000
Mrs. Audrey Louise Warren Curl
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Audrey Louise Warren Curl, 72, of 4458 Moon Lindley Road, Snow Camp, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at her home after several years of failing health, one week critical,
    A native of Baltimore County, Md., she was the wife of the late Mr. Alvin Carey Curl and the daughter of Mr. George Robert Warren and Mrs. Elizabeth Troyer Warren, both deceased. She attended Victory Chapel Wesleyan Church and was a homemaker.
    She is survived by a brother, Mr. George Robert Warren Jr. of Los Angeles.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park.
    There will be no visitation.
    McClure Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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Dec 5, 2000
Mrs. Ella Pruitt Curtis
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Ella Pruitt Curtis, 89, of 402 Providence Road, died at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at Hospice Home of Burlington after seven months of failing health, two days critical.
    A native of Rockingham County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Gordon Craig Curtis Sr. and the daughter of Mr. Walter Allen Pruitt and Mrs. Mattie Lee Chandler Pruitt, both deceased. She was retired from Burlington Industries. She was a Baptist.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Linda Long of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Craig Curtis of Burlington and Mr. Ronnie (Aurelia) Curtis of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Hancock of Graham, Mrs. Jessie Lunsford of Reidsville and Mrs. Ruby McWhorter of Warner-Robbins, Ga.; five grandchildren; one step grandchild; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Wade Cox, pastor of Nall Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. Ronnie Curtis, 501 Mendel Terrace in Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice Home of Burlington, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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February 19, 1999
Mr. Aubrey Dalton Jr.
     GRAHAM — Mr. Aubrey Edward "Eddie" Dalton Jr., 45, of 1256 N. Jim Minor Road, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after a critical illness of 10 days.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Deborah Stallings Dalton, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Virginia Bane Dalton, who survives, and the late Mr. Aubrey Edward Dalton Sr. He was employed by Overman Building Supply.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home and mother of Graham include a daughter, Miss Misty Dalton of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. David (Joyce) Andrews of Graham and Mrs. Ronnie (Jan) Welborn of Burlington; and a brother, Mr. Phillip Melvin Dalton of Burlington.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Mr. John Cobb. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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Jan 3, 2003
Mrs. Alice McDonald Davis
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Alice McDonald Davis, 73, of 203 Ivey Road, died at 1:35 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at the Hospice Home after several years of declining health, one week critical.
    A native of Cumberland County, she was the wife of Mr. Richard Emerson Davis, who survives, and the daughter of the late Arthur Allen McDonald Sr. and Mary Reade McDonald. She was a retired secondary seventh grade school teacher for 30 years, having taught at Haywood High School, Barlette-Yancey, Broad Street Junior High, where she was a head of the Class Room Teachers Association. At Broadview Middle School she taught Language Arts and Social Science. She was also certified in Academic Talented English.
    She was a member of Front Street United Methodist Church in Burlington and active in the church choir. She was a former secretary and president of the Duke Alumni Association and active in the Duke Memorial United Methodist Church Choir.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a son, Mr. Richard "Mac" Davis of the home; two sisters, Dr. Ruth M. Vingello of Monroe, La., and Mrs. Flora M. Dean and husband, James, of Raleigh; two brothers, Mr. Arthur A. McDonald Jr. and wife, Elanor White McDonald, of Durham and Mr. Walter N. McDonald and wife, Joyce B. McDonald, of Louisburg.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Front Street United Methodist Church in Burlington by Dr. H. Sidney Huggins. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Front Street United Methodist Church Choir, 136 S. Fisher St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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Feb. 17, 2002
Mr. Broadwell "Broady" Monroe Davis
GRAHAM — Mr. Broadwell "Broady" Monroe Davis, 83, of 1023 East Gilbreath St., Graham, died Friday, Feb. 15, at 11:17 a.m.
    He was the son of Mr. Bartlett M. Davis and Mrs. Annie Cates Davis, both deceased, and the husband of Mrs. Ruby I. Davis, also deceased. He was the former owner of Davis Textiles and Davis Mobile Home Park. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and member of the Woodmen of America.
    Survivors include two sons, Mr. Jerry (Glenda) B. Davis of Graham, N.C. and Mr. Larry (Sue) M. Davis of Mebane, N.C.; one daughter, Mrs. Cherri (Steve) Shoffner of Graham, N.C.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    He was also preceded in death by three brothers: Mr. Raymon Davis, Mr. Robert Davis and Mr. Harold Davis; and two sisters: Mrs. Evelyn Davis and Mrs. Ruby Scarlette.
    Funeral will be 4:30 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home chapel in Graham, burial will be in Graham Memorial Park, with the Rev. James Moon officiating.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham for one hour prior to the service. Other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122, and also to the National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., 1501 N.W. 9th Ave., Bob Hope Road, Miami, Fla. 33136.
    McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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September 22 & 23, 2000
Mr. Stephen Davis
     BURLINGTON — Mr. Stephen "Stoney" Davis, 48, of 1134 Dixie St., died at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000, at his home after an illness of one year.
     A native of Fayetteville, he was the husband of Mrs. Gaynelle Webster Davis, who survives, and the son of Mr. Ralph Sion Davis and Mrs. Doris Owen Davis, who survive. He was a member of North Graham Baptist Church and was a retired shipping clerk for Commercial-Levin.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home and parents of Yanceyville include a daughter, Mrs. Julie Thompson of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Christopher Michael Davis of Burlington and Mr. Thomas Lee Davis of Greensboro; two sisters, Mrs. Connie Adams of Elon College and Mrs. Wendy Allred of Yanceyville; and six grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at North Graham Baptist Church by the Rev. Alan Ritter and the Rev. Frank Schmitt. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), c/o Carolina Medical Center, P.O. Box 32861, Charlotte, N.C. 28232; or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
     Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.

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November 3, 1999
Mrs. Lorene D. Degraffenriedt
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Lorene D. Degraffenriedt, 86, of 612 Ray St., died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at her home after a long illness.
    A native of Chatham County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Willie James Degraffenriedt and the daughter of Mr. Thomas Baldwin and Ms. Stella Degraffenriedt, both deceased. She was employed in food service. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham, where she was a missionary member and attended Sunday school. She was a member of the Graham Bible Van. She became a member of Mitchell’s Chapel Church in Chatham County at an early age.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Peggy A. Brown of Burkeville, Va.; a son, Mr. Willie E. Degraffenriedt of Yanceyville; three brothers, Mr. Roosevelt Baldwin of Graham, Mr. John Baldwin of Burlington and Mr. Victor Baldwin of Hampton, Va.; three sisters, Ms. Alean Emerson of Staley, Ms. Edna Mae Leah of Detroit and Ms. Maggie Perkins of Graham; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. David Degraffenriedt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Graham by the Rev. D.H. Miles. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the church from 7 to 9 this evening.
    Burrus and Burrus Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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January 29, 2002
Mrs. Jessie Isley Crawford Dover
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Jessie Isley Crawford Dover, 80, of 1758 Swepsonville Road, died at 2:52 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2002.
    She was the wife of the late Raymond Crawford and the late Claude Franklin Dover Sr., and the daughter of the late Jesse Everette Isley and Lettie Jones Isley. She was a member of Haw River Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Miss Nancy A. Crawford of the home; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Brenda Dover Wiley of Rock Hill, S.C.; a stepson, Mr. Claude Franklin Dover Jr. of Clarksville, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Chatman of Yanceyville and Mrs. Bernice Coble of Burlington; and two brothers, Mr. Ben Isley and Mr. Hal Isley, both of Haw River.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Ruby Davis; and a brother, Mr. Worth Isley.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. James L. Rosser. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, and at other times at the residence.

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October 15, 2006
Frances Ren’a Dowdy
    BURLINGTON — Frances Ren'a Dowdy , 58, of 1026 Grace Ave., died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Born in Alamance County, she was a member of Zion Christian Church and a Laundromat manager.
    Survivors include her husband, Harold M. Dowdy of the home; two daughters, Stephanie R. Ross and husband Tony of Burlington and Mary E. Dowdy of Burlington; two granddaughters and a brother, Tommy Smith of Swepsonville.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Buster and Louise Clayton Smith and a sister, Glenda Pendagraph.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. George Phillips and Mr. Gordon Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral home in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening. Other times they will be at the residence.
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October 16, 2006
Mr. Leon Edward Driver
    GRAHAM — Mr. Leon Edward Driver , 91, of 106 Home Ave., died Saturday, October 14, 2006, at the Alamance Health Care of Burlington after 20 months of failing health.
    A native of Nash County, Mr. Driver retired from Duke power. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham, a former church deacon and a U.S. WWII Army veteran.
    He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lyda Hinton Driver of the home; a daughter, June Driver Beckerdite of Burlington; two grandchildren, Douglas Reid Thompson of Southern Pines and Tracey Thompson Almany of Burlington; three greatgrandchildren, Clifford Chase Almany and Miranda Layne Almany both of Burlington and Nicholas Riley Thompson of Southern Pines and a granddog, "Daisy."
    He was preceded in death by his parents John Levi Driver and Mary Fuller Greene. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2006, at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham with Dr. David Kolb, pastor of First Baptist Church of Graham, officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday afternoon from 2 until service time and other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Graham, 224 North Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
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July 13, 2000
Mrs. Mary Louise Beck Drumwright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Louise Beck Drumwright, 81, of 309 Mill St., died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at her home after one year of failing health.
    A native of Burke County, she was the wife of Mr. Thomas William Drumwright Jr., who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Samuel F. Beck and Mrs. Elizabeth Sims Beck, both deceased. She was retired from Kayser-Roth Hosiery and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a son, Mr. Thomas William Drumwright III of East Bend; four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Pena of Burbank, Calif., Mrs. Margaret Kearns of Burlington, Mrs. Sallie Drumwright of Graham and Mrs. Virginia Dare of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Mr. Rowland Beck of Morganton; and two grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Kitty Sue Baker and Mrs. Pearl Cloer.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. G. Paul Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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October 13, 14, 2005
Elizabeth Pittard Dunlap
    GRAHAM/RALEIGH — Elizabeth Pittard Dunlap, 89, formerly of 1807 Meadowgreen Drive, Graham, went to be with the Lord at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Raleigh Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
    She was a devoted wife and companion to William Jesse Dunlap for 50 years, prior to his death in 1988, and was the daughter of the late John and Bessie Pittard. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, a proud grandmother and great grandmother. She retired from Kayser-Roth after 30 years of service, and was a member of Riverside Baptist Church for 55 years.
    Survivors include a son, William Ray Dunlap and wife, Janet, of Garner; a son-in-law, Edwin F. Mitchell of Jamestown; grandsons, Edwin Kyle Mitchell of Jamestown, William Chad Dunlap of Garner, and Jason Wellon Dunlap of Clayton; and a great-grandson, Jackson Wellon Dunlap.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dovie Jean Mitchell.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at Riverside Baptist Church in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley, and her son, Ray Dunlap. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will greet friends at the church and at the gravesite on Saturday.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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September 1, 2001
Mr. Terry L. Ector
    GRAHAM — Mr. Terry Lynn Ector, 42, of 510 E. Davis St., died at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of 15 months.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Billy Benton Ector and Mrs. Hilda Gray Perry Ector, both deceased. He was a dry wall contractor.
    Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Pamela E. Spinks of Gibsonville and Mrs. Traci E. Gilley of Burlington; and a brother, Mr. Scott Ector of Graham.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God, and the Rev. L.C. Troxler, associate pastor.
    The family will be at the cemetery following the service and at other times at the home of the aunt, Mrs. Elise Howell, 422 S. Maple St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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June 3, 2001
Mr. James Ward Edwards
    GRAHAM — Mr. James Ward Edwards, 75, of 707 Oakgrove Drive, died at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001.
    He was the son of Mr. Elder George Edwards and Mrs. Dennie Deal Edwards. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jackie Satterfield of the home; two sons, Mr. James Daniel Edwards and Mr. Jerry Steven Edwards, both of Haw River; a sister, Mrs. Betty Johnson of Jessup, Md.; a brother, Mr. Charles Paul Edwards of Snow Camp; six grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. John Chick.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 Monday evening and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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May 14, 2000
Mr. William Lance Edwards
     GRAHAM — Mr. William Lance "Bill" Edwards, 75, of 1408 S. Main St., died at 12 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2000, at V. A. Hospital in Durham after several years of failing health, one week critical.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Helen Louise Crutchfield Edwards, who survives, and the son or Mr. William Malgro Edwards and Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Dean Edwards, both deceased. He was a retired superintendent of cemeteries for the city of Graham. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving three Bronze Stars. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was a member of Piedmont Baptist Church.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Peggy Jones of Burlington and Mrs. Sue Stafford of Snow Camp; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Whittemore of Burlington and Mrs. Peggy Hurst of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Mr. Parker Edwards of Graham and Mr. Gordon Edwards of Haw River; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
     He was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Don Edwards.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. David Braddy of Piedmont Baptist Church and Chaplain Tommy Gregory of Light of the World Ministry.
     There will be no visitation.
     Memorials may be made to Piedmont Baptist Church, 1106 E. Webb Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to Light of the World Ministry, 553 Kerr Chapel Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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December 9, 2001
Mr. Willie James Edwards
    GRAHAM — Mr. Willie James Edwards, 62, of 2875-A Knoll Trail, died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, on Boy Wood Road of injuries received in an automobile accident.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Peggy Wood Edwards, who survives, and the son of Mr. Willie Pickens Edwards and Mrs. Selma James Edwards, both deceased. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham. He retired as a lieutenant with the Burlington Fire Department, was a co-owner of Edwards Fitnesszone, a contractor and a horse trader. He had won various awards in bodybuilding since the age of 15. He played in the East/West High School All State football game in 1956 while attending Graham High School. He was a co-sponsor of the Amateur Physique Association.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Lisa Edwards Sheffield and Miss Amy Lynn Edwards, both of Graham; a son, Mr. James A. "Jimbo" Edwards of Graham; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips, pastor, the Rev. Ron Boysel, pastor of Riverside Baptist Church, and the Rev. James L. Rosser, pastor of Haw River Christian Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Play School and After School, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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June 22, 2005
Lula Shambley Elliott
    GRAHAM — Lula Shambley Elliott, 74, of 1004 Martin Ave., died Monday, June 20, 2005, at the Hospice of the Meadowlands in Hillsborough.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Herman Lee Elliott Sr., and the daughter of the late William Jack Shambley and Fannie Mae White Shambley Burgess. She was retired from Leesona Corporation.
    Survivors include a daughter, Violet Elliott Chamberlain of Graham; sons, Eddie and wife, Diane Elliott of the home and Herman Lee Elliott Jr. of Graham; sisters, Alice Yates of Durham and Mae Stephenson of Hillsborough; a brother, Jack Shambley of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2005 at Graham Memorial Park by Christopher Lamar Thompson.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the Swepsonville Volunteer Fire Department, 2736 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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Jan. 24, 2006
Easley Fleetwood "Woody" Emerson, II
    GRAHAM — Mr. Easley Fleetwood "Woody" Emerson II, 65, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died suddenly at his residence, 833 Driftwood Drive, on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 5:17 p.m.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Wanda York Emerson, who survives, and the son of Easley Fleetwood Emerson and Sarah Woodburn Emerson, both deceased. He retired as a rural carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He was a college basketball referee for 15 years and an antique collector.
    In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Paige Shanklin and husband, Bobby, of Graham and Mrs. Renee Modlin and husband, Anthony, of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Brion Emerson of Climax and Mr. Craig Emerson of Stafford, Va.; one sister, Miss Valarie Emerson of Richmond, Va.; four granddaughters, Montgomery Shanklin, Massey Shanklin, Melia Modlin, and Megan Modlin York; two great grandsons, Hunter York and Mason York.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Wednesday, January 25, 2006 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Brian Wilson, Mr. Brion Emerson, and Mr. Richard Kaffenberger. Burial will follow the service in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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September 18, 19, 2005
Harold Otis Engle
    GRAHAM — Harold Otis Engle, 85, of 1631 Payne Road, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, at the Homeplace of Burlington.
    A native of Spartanburg, S.C., he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in WWII and in the National Guard, and was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church. He was retired from Western Electric.
    Survivors include three daughters, Betty Jean Engle of Greensboro, Kathy Engle (David) Reese of Gibsonville, and Sheree Engle (Keith) Hall of Burlington; a stepdaughter, Gladys (Jim) Jeffreys of Graham; a son, John L. Engle of Gibsonville; a stepson, David Isley of Graham; a brother, Horace Engle of Graham; 11 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wesley and Maude Solesbee Engle, and his wife, Beatrice N. Engle.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Today, September 19, 2005 at Trinity Worship Center by the Rev. Darrell Cox. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family received friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham on Sunday, September 18, 2005 and will continue to receive friends other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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June 23, 2005
James "Jim" William Epperly
    BURLINGTON — James "Jim" William Epperly, 83, of 220 Bidney Drive, died June 21, 2005, at the Hospice Home.
    Born in Catawba, Va., he was the husband of Dorothy Mae Ray Epperly, who survives, and the son of the late Joseph Leonard and Maggie Elizabeth East Epperly. He was a retired fixer in a hosiery mill and was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church. He served his country honorably in the United States Army as a (PFC) medic during the Second World War in the South Pacific.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include sons and daughters-in-law, James Ronald "Ronnie" and Judi Epperly of Burlington, Dennis "Wayne" Epperly and fiancée, Annmarie Furfaro of Greensboro, and Gary "Dale" and Bonnie Epperly, of Burlington; daughter and son-in-law, Danny and Sylvia Epperly Isley of Snow Camp; grandchildren, Michelle Epperly Bane, Lesley Epperly Boger, Natalie Epperly Glancy, Jenna Epperly, Daniel Jason Isley, Anthony Kevin Isley, and Amber Isley Clemmer; step grandchildren, Paul, Lana, and Lindsey Morton; and great-grandchildren, Matthew and Christine Bane, Ava Grace Glancy, Hunter and Bailey Isley, and Nathan and Hope Clemmer.
    He was preceded in death by sisters, Lillian Virginia Epperly Williams and Mary Elizabeth Epperly; and brothers, Thurmond Johnson Epperly, Clarence Edward Epperly, Joseph Clifford Epperly, Robert Epperly, and Warren Epperly.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2005 at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, June 23, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    The family of James Epperly sends a special thanks to the wonderful people at the Hospice Home in Burlington for their care and concern to our father and family. God Bless You!
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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November 6 & 7, 1999
Mr. Henderson Crawford Euliss
     GRAHAM — Mr. Henderson Crawford Euliss, 81, of 314 S. Main St., died at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at his home.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Irene Trollinger Euliss and the son of Mr. Walter M. Euliss and Mrs. Erna Evans Euliss, both deceased. He was retired from Western Electric after 38 years of service. He was a former member of the Burlington Moose Lodge, the Toastmasters and the Brotherhood Sunday School Class of Graham Presbyterian Church. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Graham.
     Survivors include a son, Mayor Victor Eugene Euliss of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Frances Isley of Graham; and two grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Mildred Euliss Frick Jordan; and five brothers, Mr. W. J. Euliss Sr., Mr. W.M. Euliss Jr., Mr. Clinton M. Euliss, Mr. Eugene G. Euliss and Mr. John F. Euliss.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Paul Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 5 to 7 Sunday evening and at other times at the home of the son, 113 W. Gilbreath St., Graham.
     Memorials may be made to the Men’s Bible Class of the First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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June 25, 2005
Carol Geanes Evans
    GRAHAM — Carol Geanes Evans, 85, formerly of 613 Poplar St., died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Kenneth W. Evans Jr., and the daughter of the late John Pleas Geanes and Evie Mann Geanes. She retired as secretary from the Alamance County School System Food Service and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Graham Fire Department.
    Survivors include daughters, Mrs. R. Keith (Kendra) Bulla, of Greensboro, Mrs. Nickie (Debbie) Perrotta of Burlington and Mrs. Dennis B. (Sheryl) Bullis of Graham, a son, Kenneth W. Evans Jr.; grandchildren, Bobby Bulla, Brian Bulla, Gary Evans, John Evans, Morgan Perrotta, Brandon Bullis, and Brad Bullis; great-grandchildren, T.J. Bulla, Chase Bulla, Kaci Evans, Jessica Hutcherson, Layton Evans, Elijah Evans, and Cheney Evans.
    She was preceded in death by a grandchild, Kimberly Dawn Evans; a sister, Ersell Geanes Basden; and brothers, Desmond Geanes and Denzil Geanes.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2005, at McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. John Evans. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening, June 25, 2005  at McClure Funeral Service in Graham, and at other times at the home of a daughter, Sheryl Bullis and husband Dennis, 2158 Hathaway Lane, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Graham, Fellowship Building Fund, 224 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253 or to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Graham Fire Department, 320 Stonehedge Drive, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be sent to mcclurefuneralservice.com

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July 26, 2001
Ms. Kimberly Evans
     GRAHAM — Ms. Kimberly "Kim" Evans, 36, of 2323-A Huntington Road, Burlington, died at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Kenneth W. Evans III and Mrs. Johnnie J. Stephens, who both survive. She was a graduate of Graham High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
     Survivors other than her father of Graham and her mother of the home include a daughter, Jessica of the home; a brother and friend, Gary Evans and Dawn Rhodes of Graham; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Kathryn Evans of Orlando, Fla.; a grandmother, Mrs. Carol Evans of Graham; and two nieces, Kaci Leigh Evans of Graham and Layton Grace Evans of Orlando.
     She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Kenneth W. Evans Jr.; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Stephens.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Larry W. Lamberth, pastor of Harvest Baptist Church, and Pastor John Evans, youth pastor, at First Baptist Church of St. Clouds, in St. Clouds, Fla. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of Gary Evans and Dawn Rhodes, 908 Essex Drive, Graham.
     Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 1316 Parkade Blvd., P.O. Box 1013, Columbia, Mo. 65205; American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, Md. 20852-9813; or to the American Heart Association, 202 Century Port Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27409.

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September 2, 2000
Aaron Taylor Faucette
     MEBANE — Aaron Taylor Faucette, infant son of Mr. Phillip Wayne "Speedy" Faucette Jr. and Mrs. Sharon Lea Brooks Faucette of 372 Edgewood Church Road, died at 7:21 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
     Survivors other than his parents of the home include maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry E. Brooks of Graham; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wayne Faucette Sr. of Mebane; maternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Wilma Hurdle of Burlington; and paternal great-grandmothers, Mrs. Dorothy Faucette of Mebane and Mrs. Edith Hawks of Hillsborough.
     A private graveside service was conducted Friday at Graham Memorial Park by the      Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr., pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Home of Graham was in charge of arrangements.

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July 26, 2006
Donald Lee Faucette Sr.
    HAW RIVER — With stretched out arms, Donald Lee Faucette Sr., 80, of 135 N. State St., ascended into heaven on Tuesday July 25, 2006, at 8:30 a.m. after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
    A native of Glencoe Village in Alamance County, he was the husband of Ethel Black Faucette , who survives, and the son of the late George Thomas Faucette and Ethel Marshall Faucette . He was retired from Burlington Industries with more than 30 years of service, and was a member of Glencoe Baptist Church. He was a proud U.S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Wisconsin.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Kaye Wightman and husband, Tim and Jeannie Ashley and husband, Don, all of Snow Camp, and Carolyn Mulherin and husband, Hackney, of Burlington; a son, Donald Faucette Jr. and wife, Patricia W., of Haw River; a brother, Holt Faucette of Burlington; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Faucette and Hubert Faucette .
    A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Darrell Massey.
    The family will receive friends at the home of the son, Donald Faucette , 113 Second St., Haw River, N.C. The body will remain at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham until service time.
    Memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation at 1-847-441-5940 or to the Glencoe Baptist Church Building Fund, 2556 Glencoe St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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July 29, 2006
Donald Lee Faucette Sr.
    HAW RIVER — Donald Lee Faucette Sr., 80, of 135 North State St., died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2006.
    Survivors include his wife, Ethel Black Faucette of the home; three daughters, Kaye Wightman and Jeannie Ashley, both of Snow Camp and Carolyn Capps of Burlington; a son, Donald Faucette Jr. of Haw River; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2006, at Glencoe Baptist Church.
    McClure Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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August 26, 2001
Mr. George Monroe Florence
    BURLINGTON — Mr. George Monroe Florence, 79, of 860 King Street, died at 3:55 a.m., Saturday, August 25 in Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Samuel A. Florence and Lizzie Russell Florence. He was a retired Superintendent with Holt Construction Co., and a member and elder of Piedmont Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Linda Lambert of Mebane and Mrs. Donna Gail Scott of Burlington; four sons, Mr. Boyd F. Florence, Mr. Sam L. Florence and Mr. Jerry T. Florence, all of Mebane, and Mr. Calvin J. Florence of Haw River; a lifetime friend, Ms. Liddie Dickerson; two sisters, Mrs. Inez Webster and Mrs. Ada Lee Durham, both of Graham; a brother, Mr. Lester Florence of Baltimore, Md.; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Mr. George Stephen Florence.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Morton R. Kurtz of Piedmont Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 3 to 5 this afternoon and other times at the residence.

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August 30, 2000
Mr. Tom Foster
     BURLINGTON — Mr. Tom Foster, 71, of 4274 Brick Church Road in Elon College, died at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Doris Quakenbush Foster, who survives, and the son of Mr. Lester Foster and Mrs. Alice Petty Foster, both deceased. He was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church for 54 years and had perfect attendance. He was a self-employed carpenter.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Racine Younger of Graham; a son, Mr. Stan Foster of Burlington; five sisters, Mrs. Ruth Clapp of Liberty, Mrs. Hazel Alison, Mrs. Gilda McLeod, Mrs. Betty Troup and Mrs. Jeanette Chriscoe, all of Burlington; three brothers, Mr. Roy Foster, Mr. Arthur Foster and Mr. Kenneth Foster, all of Burlington; and two grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Harvey Foster and Mr. Barney Foster.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor, and the Rev. Tom Worley, associate pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, 301 W. Elm St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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May 11, 2006
Danny Lynn Foust
    MEBANE — Danny Lynn Foust , 46, of 4316 Blue Heron Lane, died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Diane Shore Foust , who survives, and the son of Betty Ashley Foust , who survives, and the late Dan Foust . He was a construction worker.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Graham include daughters, Danielle Foust of the home and Misty Barrett of Elon; a sister, Joann Foust Stewart and husband Lee; brothers, Steve Ashley and wife, Georgia, Perry Foust and wife, Bonnie, Zeke "Arnold" Foust and wife, Scarlette, and Frankie Foust and wife, Theresa; four nieces; and five nephews.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2006, at McClure Funeral Chapel in Mebane by the Rev. Larry Lamberth. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 until 9 this evening, and at other times they will be at the home of Frankie and Theresa Foust , 5006 Oakgrove Church Road, Mebane, N.C.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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April 11, 2002
Mr. Vance "Buck" D. Foust
    GRAHAM — Mr. Vance "Buck" D. Foust, 71, of 407 Ashburn Drive, died at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at his residence after 15 months of failing health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mary Belcher Foust, who survives, and the son of the late Martha Andrews. He was the former owner of Western Auto in Mebane and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and was a lifetime member of the Alamance County Rescue with 25 years of active service. He was a former member of the Mebane Exchange Club and the Mebane Business Association.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Janet Foust Cooper and husband, Danny, of Graham; a son, Mr. Vance Stevan Foust and wife, Carla, of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Howard (Mary Jean) Ingle of Ramseur and Mrs. Betty Sue Small of Gibsonville; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Brooke Guthrie, Catherine Blair Foust, and Bailey Marie Foust; a brother-in-law, Mr. Charles Belcher and wife, Betty; two nieces, Teri Belcher and Beth Belcher; and three nephews, Jerry Small, Eddie Small, and Tommy Small.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Todd S. Krueger. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Members of the Alamance County Rescue are asked to sit together as honorary pallbearers.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215 or to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2331 LaVista Drive, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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November 17, 2000
Mr. David Wayne Frazier
    GRAHAM — Mr. David Wayne Frazier, 68, of 611 Banks St., died at 5:44 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of eight months, five days critical.
    A native of Rockingham County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Maureen P. Frazier, and the son of Mr. W.A. Frazier and Mrs. Emma Terrell Frazier, both deceased. He was a retired real estate appraiser for the Alamance County Tax Department and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Kelly) Allen of Haw River and Mrs. Richard (Janet) McCrickard of Durham; three sisters, Mrs. Lois Frazier Moore of Elon College, Mrs. Frances Frazier Ross of Graham and Mrs. Nancy F. Koski of Modesto, Calif.; a brother, Mr. William T. Frazier of Elon College; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Paul A. Lane and the Rev. Jackie Allen. The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Kelly Allen, 325 Chris Street, Haw River.
    Memorials may be made to the Alamance Cancer Center, P.O. Box 209, Burlington, N.C. 27216-0209.

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January 27, 2003
Hailie Jordan Freeze
    GRAHAM — Hailie Jordan Freeze, 5, of 655 Hollis Way, got her wings at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    A native of Alamance County, she is survived by her parents, Samuel Bradley "Brad" Freeze and Misty Batten Freeze of the home; brothers, Brandon Michael Freeze and Jacob Noah Freeze, both of the home; grandparents, Roy Samuel "Sammy" Freeze and Kathy Freeze of Graham, Susan Jones Sykes and Ronald Edward Sykes of Graham, Larry Batten Sr. of Graham, Clark and Donna Butler of Beulaville, N.C., Jeff Chandler of Burlington and Pam Neal of Graham.
    She was the niece of Josh Freeze, Crystal Freeze, Larry Batten Jr., Kelly Chandler, Robby Sykes and Jason Sykes.
    Hailie was blessed to also have a host of great-grandparents and extended family members and friends who loved and cared for her throughout her life, for which they always will be loved and remembered.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Philips Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Ebern Allen, pastor, and Frankie Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham, and all other times at the home.

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November 27, 2005
Mary Allgood Fuller
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Allgood Fuller , 77, formerly of Yale Drive, Graham died at Alamance Health Care Center on Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 12:55 p.m. after several years of declining health.
    A native of Vance County, she was the wife of the late Joseph Troy "Joe" Fuller and the daughter of John William Allgood and Lilly Pearl Currin Allgood, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Riverside Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Patsy Fuller Smith and husband, Ray Smith of Graham; three sons, Mr. Troy D. Fuller and wife, Nova of Graham, Mr. Jay W. Fuller and wife, Millie of Graham, and Mr. G. Ray Fuller and wife, Bonnie of Snow Camp; one brother, Mr. Robert Allgood of Midway; one sister, Mrs. Fannie Ellis of Henderson; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clarence Allgood, Charlie Allgood, and John Allgood and three sisters, Sally Wortham, Clara Satterwhite, and Grace Abbott.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. by Nelson Puffenbarger. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence of a son, Troy Fuller , 1511 Stonegate Drive, Graham, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance County, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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March 24, 1999
Mr. David Fulmore
    RICHMOND, Va. — Mr. David Fulmore, 71, of 215 East Blvd., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at his home after a sudden illness.
    A native of Cumberland, he was the son of Mr. Harold Fulmore and Mrs. Amander Evans Fulmore, both deceased. He was a retired tile layer.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Rosa Fulmore Enoch of Green Level; four sons, Mr. David Fulmore Sr. of Yanceyville, Mr. Ricky Fulmore Sr. of Green Level, Mr. Gregory Fulmore and Mr. Bobby Fulmore Sr., both of Burlington; a stepson, Mr. Willie Vanhook of Allentown, Pa.; five stepdaughters, Ms. Mamie Benton, Ms. Coro Crisp, Ms. Sandra Walker, Ms. Dorothy Walker and Ms. Veronica Cotton, all of Burlington; 10 grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Morgantown Baptist Church by the Rev. Steven Clay, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from 7 to 8 this evening.

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March 14, 2002
Mr. Fenton Terrance "Terry" Futrell
    GRAHAM — Mr. Fenton Terrance "Terry" Futrell, 60, of 650 Stone Road, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
    A native of Murfreesboro, he was the husband of Mrs. Peggy Reaves Futrell, who survives, and the son of the late Claude Kitchen Futrell and Lucy Aycock Futrell. He attended Chowan College, Elon College and the University of North Carolina, majoring in business. He was involved in the hosiery business as owner and manager of Variety Hosiery Mills, with plants in Graham and Burlington for more than 30 years. He was a member of Grace Methodist Church of Burlington since moving to Burlington in the 60s, where he was active in charitable activities.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Miss Leann Futrell of the home; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Robin Johnson and Mrs. Sandy Woods, both of Graham; a stepson, Mr. Wayne Eakes of Snow Camp; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hortense F. Foster and Mrs. Evangeline F. Futrell, both of Rocky Mount; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary F. Futrell of Branchville, Va.; and three brothers, Mr. Berder T. Futrell of Courtland, Va., Mr. Royster S. Futrell of Apex, and Mr. Basil L. Futrell of Graham.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Keith Futrell; two brothers, Claude Kitchen Futrell Jr. and Harold P. Futrell.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Grace Methodist Church by the Rev. Maggie Crandall, pastor, and the Rev. Jim Hobbs. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    The family requests that memorial contributions be given to a charity of choice.

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February 25, 2000
Mrs. Viola Upchurch Gantt
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Viola Upchurch Gantt, 78, of 738 Oakgrove Drive, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at her home after six months of failing health.
    A native of Franklin County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Horace W. Gantt and the daughter of Mr. Roman Upchurch and Mrs. Bertha Medlin Upchurch, both deceased. She was retired from Kayser Roth Corp., and was a Baptist.
    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Sherry Gantt Boggs of Haw River, Mrs. Sandra Gantt Gazikas of Knoxville, Tenn., and Ms. Susie Gantt of Burlington; a son, Mr. Stanley William Gantt of Charlotte; a brother, Mr. Lucious Upchurch of Durham; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Steven M. Gantt.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 7 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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October 18, 2000
Mrs. Mabel L. Gauldin
    MEBANE — Mrs. Mabel Looney Gauldin, 75, of 243 North Gibson Road, died at 10:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after a brief illness.
    A native of Fieldale, Va., she was the wife of Mr. Ned M. Gauldin, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Cyrus D. Looney and Mrs. Sallie Taylor Looney, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Mebane, where she was a past member of the adult choir and taught the children’s choir. She was the past director of the Women’s Missionary Union and was an American Red Cross volunteer, and a member of Arrowhead Women’s Golf Club.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Beth Katosik of Fort Myers, Fla.; a son, Mr. Daniel M. Gauldin of Mebane; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Mebane by Dr. Terry Farmer, pastor and Dr. Charles Fleshman, associate pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the church one hour before the service, and at other times at the home.
    McClure Funeral Service of Mebane is in charge of arrangements.

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August 16, 2001
Mr. J. Kurt Gaydon
    BURLINGTON — Mr. J. Kurt Gaydon, 37, of Liberty Commons, 791 Boone Station Drive, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001, at Liberty Commons after several years of declining health.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Bobby Joe Gaydon, who survives, and the late Linda Linens Gaydon. He was a former employee of the Times-News (circulation department), and Western Steakhouse and Nicks Cuisine. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
    Survivors other than his father of Greensboro include his stepmother, Mrs. Lana Gaydon of Greensboro; a sister, Mrs. Kim Fox of Burlington; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Gaydon of Graham and Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Thompson of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Miss Kimberly "Kim" Gaydon; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carse Linens.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence of the sister, Mrs. Kim Fox, 2872 Rocky Cliff Trail, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to the Huntington Disease Society of America, 158 W. 29th St., 7th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001.

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March 14, 2001
Ms. Kimberly Deanne Gaydon
     GRAHAM — Ms. Kimberly Deanne Gaydon, 40, of Alamance Health Care, died at 7:35 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2001, at Alamance Health Care after a long illness.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Bobby Joe Gaydon, who survives, and the late Mrs. Linda Linens Gaydon. She was a clerical worker and was a Presbyterian. She was a graduate of Williams High School.
     Survivors other than her father of Greensboro include a stepmother, Mrs. Lana Gaydon of Greensboro; a sister, Mrs. Kim Fox of Burlington; a brother, Mr. J. Kurt Gaydon of Burlington; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Gaydon of Graham and Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Thompson of Burlington.
     She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carse Linens.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney, pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of the sister, Mrs. Kim Fox, 2872 Rocky Cliff Trail, Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to Huntington Disease Society of America, 158 W. 29th St., New York, New York, 10001.

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August 6, 2006
Mrs. Opal Williams Gaydon
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Opal Williams Gaydon , 91, formerly of 1134 South Main Street, died Saturday, August 4, 2006 at the Jefferson Family Care after several years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church and was retired from Burlington Industries.
    Survivors include a daughter, Betty Davis of Graham; a son, Bob Gaydon and wife Lana of Greensboro; two brothers, James D. Williams and wife Frances and Louie M. Williams and wife Ardell, all of Graham; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Benjamin Gaydon ; parents, Alford Robert Fletcher Williams and Mamie Roney Williams ; grandchildren, Kimberly Gaydon and J. Kurt Gaydon ; and two sisters, Elizabeth Marley and Mary Poe.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. today, August 6, 2006, by the Rev. Norman Whitney, pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham this afternoon from 2 until 3:30 and other times at the home of the daughter at 713 Banks Street in Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1500 South Main Street, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be made to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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March 28, 2006
Miss Abbey Michelle Glosson
     PITTSBORO — Miss Abbey Michelle Glosson, 16, of 228 Henderson Tanyard Road, died Sunday, March 26, 2006.
     Survivors include her parents, Jerry and Renee Glosson, and a sister, Rebecca Glosson, all of the home.
     The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
     Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.
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March 29, 2006
Abbey Michelle Glosson
    PITTSBORO — Abbey Michelle Glosson, 16, of 228 Henderson Tanyard Road, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2006, at UNC Hospitals.
    A native of Orange County, she was the daughter of Jerry Mark Glosson and Renee Summers Glosson, who survive. Abbey was the Junior Class President at Jordan-Matthews High School, a Varsity Cheerleader, and was involved in the Beta Club, D.E.C.A., and the F.C.A. She was a graduate of Barbizon Modeling School, worked at S & T Soda Shop, and was of the Christian faith.
    Abbey is survived by her parents of the home; a sister, Rebecca Glosson of the home; maternal grandmother, Shirley Summers of Pittsboro; paternal grandfather, Carlyle Glosson of Graham; great grandfather, Lonnie Shepherd of Haw River; aunts and uncles, Paul and Gaye Long, Donald and Gena Bradsher, Jeff and Lisa Glosson, and Donna Glosson; and cousins, Eric, Stephanie, Brooki, Gayla, Taylor, Page, Julia, and Olivia; and special friends, Meredith Holley and Brandon Marley.
    She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Buddy Summers; and paternal grandmother, Wanda Glosson.
    The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, March 29, 2006, at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Shields, and Bob Sargent. Interment will follow in Graham Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. today prior to the service, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the Abbey Michelle Glosson Scholarship Fund, c/o Jordan-Matthews High School P.T.A., 910 E. Cardinal St., Siler City, N.C. 27344.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@lowefuneralhome.com

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Apr. 18, 19, 2005
R. Kenneth Gregory Sr.
    GRAHAM — R. Kenneth Gregory Sr., 73, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, of 1761 S. Main St., died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Liberty Commons following 16 years of failing health and three days critical.
    A native of Lunenburg County, Va., he was the husband of Peggy Wall Gregory, who survives, and the son of the late Reuben Nathaniel and Mattie Leigh Davis Gregory. He was a truck driver for Overnite Trucking for more than 21 years, a former Boy Scout Leader, coached Little League, and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Gale Gregory of Whitsett and Tina (Todd) Martin of Burlington; a son, R. Kenneth "Ken" (Debby) Gregory of Snow Camp; five grandchildren, Kendra Michael, Nathan Gregory, Gina Dean, Brooke Gregory, and Brianna Martin; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Violet Inge of Kembridge, Va.; and a brother, Lewis Gregory of Kembridge.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Gregory.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Todd Martin, and the Rev. Vito Bisogno. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, April 19, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Word of Life Family Church, 2761 Longpine Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215 or to Christ United Methodist Church, 1728 S. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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February 23, 2002
James Burie "Jay" Grigg
    GRAHAM — James Burie "Jay" Grigg, 69, of 541 Dixon Road, died at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health and a critical illness of one week.
    A native of Cleveland County, he was the husband of Mrs. Phyllis Patton Wisdom Grigg, who survives, and the son of the late Burie Hillard and Oeland Marie Peeler Grigg. He was retired from AT&T and was a member of Riverside Baptist Church, Senior Saints, past president of the Believers Sunday school class and an usher. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Midway and the USS Yorktown. He was a member of the P.G.A., Senior Alamance Golf Association, Shamrock Golf Association, and Parent Child Tournaments.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Timothy Jay Grigg of Richmond, Va.; two daughters, Shannon Parker Davis of Goldsboro and Jolie Ann (William Michael) Billings of Burlington; three grandchildren, Taylor Allison Billings, William Michael Billings Jr., and Michael Shannon Davis; and sisters, Mary Lou (J.D.) Hudgins of Gibsonville and Betty Jean (Larry) Clapp of Elon.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Hudgins Grigg, in 1971; a brother Clyde Dewey "John" Grigg; and a sister, Evelyn Marie Harrison.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Riverside Baptist Church by the Rev. Curtis Oakley, Dr. Roy Taylor and the Rev. Kevin VaLeu. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 until 2:45 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Senior Saints of Riverside Baptist Church, 1568 E. Harden St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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November 3, 2006
Mr. James Alec "Jimmy" Guthrie Sr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. James Alec "Jimmy" Guthrie Sr., 85, died Nov. 2, 2006, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after six months of declining health. He was a resident of Alamance Health Care of Burlington for the last 2 ½ years, and formerly of 1818 S. Main St., Graham.
    A native of Alamance County, he was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, a charter member of Christ United Methodist Church and a member of Bellemont United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of World War II.
    Survivors include two sons, James A. "Chuck" Guthrie Jr. and wife, Nancy, and Michael Keith "Mike" Guthrie and wife, Judy, all of Graham; a daughter, Barbara Gail Forbis of Burlington; three granddaughters; four great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.     He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Chappell Guthrie ; his parents, James Hobert Guthrie and Versie Inez Geanes Guthrie ; and two brothers, L. G. Guthrie and Gerald W. Guthrie .
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. James Bryan, and Dr. Holt Clarke. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park with military honors.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, and at other times at the home of Chuck and Nancy Guthrie , 3019 Rogers Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Memorials may be made to the Hospice Home of Burlington, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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April 16, 2006
Ruth Lindley Haith
    SNOW CAMP — Ruth Lindley Haith, 72, of 2116 Clark Road, died Friday, April 14, 2006 at the Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell in Burlington.
    A native of Alamance County, Mrs. Haith was a homemaker and member of South Fork Friends Church and the William Penn Sunday School Class.
    Survivors include her husband, Allen Junior Haith of Snow Camp; three daughters, Connie H. Rader of Siler City, Sherry H. Simmons of Burlington and Patty H. Glass of Coleridge, N.C.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006 at South Fork Friends Meeting, 359 South Fork-Bethel Road in Snow Camp by Winfred Crouse. Burial will be in South Fork Friends Meeting Cemetery.
    Visitation will be from 6 until 8 this evening, April 16, 2006, at the Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Ave., Siler City.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance & Caswell Counties, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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November 17, 2002
Mrs. Gladys Coleman Hall
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Gladys Coleman Hall, 77, of 779 Woody Drive, Graham, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 at Alamance Regional Medical Center after six months of failing health. She was formerly of 507 Everette St., Burlington.
    A native of Danville, Va., she was the wife of the late Lawrence Barber Coleman, and the daughter of the late Nathan and the late Lessie Cates Thomas. She was retired from Collins & Aikman and was a member of Harvest Hills Church of God.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jean C. Majors of Graham; five grandchildren, Darrell Majors, Linda Majors Peatross, Bonnie Crandall and Billy Wayne Coleman, all of Graham, and Larry Coleman of Kansas; seven great-grandchildren, Laurin Peatross, Seth Majors Saunders, Gary Crandall Jr., Alex Windham, Billy Wayne Coleman Jr., Larry Coleman and Katie Coleman; a nephew, Floyd Davis of Gibsonville, and a niece, Bonnie Davis Cole.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence B. Coleman Jr.; a grandchild, Crystal Coleman Windham, and a sister, Lola Davis Viloponda.
    The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Russell A. Morris, pastor of Harvest Hills Church of God, and the Rev. Adam Bellamy, associate pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and at other times at the residence of Darrell Majors, 519 Dixon Road, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the Harvest Hills Church of God Building Fund, 3110 Maple Ave., Burlington, N.C.

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Aug. 27, 2002
Mrs. Margaret Edwards Hall
    GRAHAM – Mrs. Margaret Edwards Hall, 85, of 779 Woody Drive, died at 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2002, at the Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Alamance in Graham after several years of declining health.
    A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late John E. Hall, and the daughter of the late Charlie Carl Edwards and Mattie Williams Edwards. She was a retired employee of Burlington Industries Pioneer Plant and was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ann Carter of Burlington, Mrs. Shirley McKinney of Reidsville, and Mrs. Jackie Stromback of Apex; two sons, Mr. J.C. Petty of Graham and Mr. Eddie Hall of Burlington; 11 grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a brother, Carl W. Edwards; and two sisters, Ms. Paulette Edwards and Miss Shirley Delona Edwards.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Larry W. Lamberth, and the Rev. Norman Fargis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence of a daughter, Margaret Carter, 2224 Belmont St., Burlington, and the residence of a son, Eddie Hall, 2746 Woodbury Court, Burlington.

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March 30, 2001
Mr. F. W. Hancock
    GRAHAM — Mr. F. W. "Bill" Hancock, 83, of Graham, died 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center after two days critical illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Bea Laws     Hancock, and the son of Mr. Lonnie Samuel Hancock and Mrs. Josie Fowler Hancock, both deceased. He was the owner and operator of H&M Commissary and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II serving on the Mighty Mo aircraft carrier. He was a past member and director of the Graham Roosters Club and was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, where he served as a former Sunday school teacher.
    Survivors include two sons, Mr. John L. Hancock and Mr. Chris R. Hancock, both of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Maie Hancock Cates of Graham; a brother, Mr. Herbert A. Hancock of Graham; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ms. Beatrice Hancock and Ms. Miralla Hancock; and three brothers, Mr. Roy Hancock, Mr. Clyde Hancock and the Rev. Eugene Hancock.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham one hour before the service, and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. John Hancock, 527 Johnson Ave., Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Camp Deer Lake, c/o Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, 301 W. Elm St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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Nov. 4, 5, 2005
Hattie Pruitt Hancock
    GRAHAM — Hattie Pruitt Hancock, 92, of 320 S. Maple St., died at 12:52 p.m. Thursday, November 3, 2005, at White Oak Manor.
    A native of Rockingham County, she was the wife of the late Roy Hancock, and the daughter of the late Walter and Mattie Pruitt.
    Survivors include a daughter, Katherine H. Stephenson and husband, David, of Charlotte, N.C.; and sisters, Ruby McWhoter of Georgia and Jessie Lunsford of North Carolina.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 6, 2005, at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Glenn Hancock. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening, November 5, 2005.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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August 17, 2006
Herbert Dwight Hancock
    GRAHAM — Mr. Herbert Dwight Hancock , 91, of 317 South Maple Street, Graham, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at 5:50 a.m.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Helen Henderson Hancock , who survives, and the son of Lonnie Samuel Hancock and Josie Fowler Hancock , both deceased. He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps serving during World War II. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 26 years. He was a charter member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for 25 years and an usher for 40 years.
    He is survived by 16 nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by three sisters, Miss Beatrice Hancock , Mrs. Maie Cates, and Miss Miralla Hancock ; and four brothers, Dr. Eugene Hancock , Mr. Roy Hancock , Mr. Clyde Hancock , and Mr. F. W. "Bill" Hancock .
    The funeral will be conducted at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church on Friday, August 18, 2006 at 11 a.m. by Dr. Tommy Willis and Dr. Glen Hancock . Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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December 15, 2001
Mr. James Carroll Hancock
    GRAHAM — Mr. James Carroll Hancock, of Hidden Lake Mobile Home Park, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001. Mr. Hancock was a U.S. Army veteran.
    He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Estelle H. Majors of Graham.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Dallas Brown and the Rev. Mike Jones.
    There will be no visitation.
    Viewing will be at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

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March 1, 2002
Mr. Randy Scott Hardie
     ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Mr. Randy Scott Hardie, 40, of St. Augustine, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Community Hospice Morris Center, Jacksonville, Fla., after a critical illness of four months.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Richard D. Hardie and Mrs. Helen Scott Hardie, who both survive. He was of the Baptist faith.
     Survivors other than his parents of Graham include two brothers, Mr. Carlton D. Hardie of Green Cove Springs, Fla., and Mr. Rickey L. Hardie of Swepsonville.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Neff. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, and at other times at the residence of the parents, Richard and Helen Hardie, 2163 Walter Andrews Road, Graham.
     Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Morris Center, 580 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32209.

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January 16, 2001
Mrs. Georgia May Goodrich Hardy
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Georgia May Goodrich Hardy, 78, of 604 Overman Drive, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Sampson County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Benjamin Waverly Hardy, and the daughter of the late Ms. Lou Vinie Goodrich. She was retired from Tower Mills and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Melton of Kinston; three sisters, Mrs. Ann Jones and Mrs. Fannie Williams, both of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Ellen Turlington of Graham; two brothers, Mr. Julian Willetts of Garland and Mr. Allen Willetts of Gibsonville; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Darrell Cox, pastor of Trinity Worship Center. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening.

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April 15, 2006
William Thomas Harrell Sr.
     BURLINGTON — William Thomas Harrell Sr., 68, of 507 Everett St., died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at his residence.
     A native of Clover, S.C., he was the son of the late Charlie Oliver Harrell and Helen McClain Harrell. He was retired from Fairystone Fabrics in Glen Raven, N.C., and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
     Survivors include sons, William T. Harrell Jr. of Burlington, James Inskip of Graham, Phillip Inskip of Wilmington, Leonard Inskip of New Jersey, and Jason McCullough of Marietta, Ga.; daughters, Viola McCoy of Jacksonville, N.C., Carolyn McKinney of Wisconsin, Tammy Workman of Burlington, and Sharon Morton of Mebane; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ann Bell of Loris, S.C.; and brothers, Joey Harrell and David Harrell, both of Burlington.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006, at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Ted Wilkins, pastor of North Graham Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Monday prior to the service, and at other times at the home of William T. Harrell Jr., 1459 Pride Ave., Burlington, N.C.
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Dec. 30, 2000
 Dr. James Hubert Hawkins Sr.
      ELON COLLEGE — Dr. James Hubert Hawkins Sr., 78, of 716 Wagoner Road, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Liberty Commons in Burlington after one year of failing health.
     Born Sept. 18, 1922, in Marion, he was the husband of Mrs. Jane Hampton Hawkins, who survives, and the son of Mr. Edwin C. Hawkins and Mrs. Ella Pinner Hawkins, both deceased. He attended Appalachian State College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill and the Medical School at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia under the Navy V-12 program.
     After graduating from Jefferson, he served for three years in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant. During his service, he interned at the U.S. Naval Hospital and Charity Hospital in New Orleans, the U.S. Naval Hospital in Houston and the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas. After his internship, he served as a medical officer at the U.S. Air Station in Norfolk, Va. and at the U.S. Marine Air Station in Edenton. He moved to Graham in 1949 and joined Dr. C. S. Crissman in a partnership of Family Practice and Obstetrics. He retired in March 1992.
     He was an active member of the Graham Exchange Club, where he received the "Exchangite of the Year" award in 1954. He served on the Graham City Council and was Mayor Pro Tem of the City. He was on the board of aldermen for the Village of Alamance. He was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church, where he was on the Board of Deacons. He was an active life member of the Alamance-Caswell Medical Society, the N.C. State Medical Society and the American Society of Family Practice. He served on the Board of Directors of the Alamance Mental Health Association.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Teresa Hawkins Foust of Elon College, Mrs. Kathe Hawkins Florence of Burlington and Mrs. Sharon Hawkins Meares of Hickory; three sons, Dr. James H. Hawkins Jr. of Burlington, Mr. Thomas E. Hawkins of Yanceyville and Mr. Daniel L. Hawkins of Haw River; three brothers, Mr. Zebulin W. Hawkins of Marion, Mr. Eugene Cyril Hawkins Sr. of Montgomery, Ala., and Mr. C. Wilton Hawkins of Burlington; and 16 grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Edwin P. Hawkins Sr., Mr. Hiland C. Hawkins Sr. and Mr. Benjamin McDonald Hawkins Sr.; and a sister, Miss Nelle Ina Hawkins.
     The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Graham Presbyterian Church by Dr. William C. Weckerly, pastor, and the Rev. Lou East, associate pastor. The past and present members of the Alamance County Medical Society will sit as honorary pallbearers. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be in the Graham Presbyterian Church parlor from 1:30 to 3 p.m. before the service.
     Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253, or to a charity of choice.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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February 6, 2000
Mr. Zeb Vance Hearn Jr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Zeb Vance Hearn Jr., 77, of 512 Jones St., died at 10:25 p.m. Friday at UNC Hospitals after 11 years of declining health, two months critical.
    A native of Hoke County, he was the wife of Mrs. Drucilla Braxton Hearn, who survives, and the son of Mr. Zeb Vance Hearn Sr. and Mrs. Lola Wright Hearn, both deceased. He attended N.C. State College and graduated from Presbyterian Junior College. He and his brother, Mr. Hallie Hearn, owned and operated the Graham Soda Shop in the early 1950s. He and his wife established the Graham Tastee Freeze in the late 1950s. He was department head of shipping and receiving of house fabrics division of Burlington Industries, from which he retired in 1985 after 33 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham, where he served on numerous committees and was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday school class.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Leslie Bea Hearn Rich of Faith; three sisters, Mrs. Esther McNeil of Rockingham, Mrs. Sarah Durham of Laurinburg and Mrs. Mildred Reynolds of Robbins; and three grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by five brothers, Mr. Earl Hearn, Mr. Edmund Hearn, Mr. Marshall Hearn and Mr. Hallie Hearn.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Graham by Dr. Paul Lane, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 4 to 6 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Graham or to a charity of choice.

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September 16, 2006
Mr. Frank "Bud" Reid Henderson Jr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Frank "Bud" Reid Henderson Jr., 86, of 100 The Village at Brookwood, Burlington, formerly of 1875 Swepsonville Road, Graham, died at 6:10 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2006, at the Hospice Home of Burlington.
    A native of Chatham County, he was the husband of Mrs. Ruby Thrift Henderson , who survives, and the son of the late Frank Reid Henderson Sr. and Ada Russell Henderson . He was retired from Showell Farms, and was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include sisters, Helen Andrews and Jean Covington, both of Graham, and Marie Pittman and husband, Lacy, of McLeansville.
    He was preceded in death by sisters, Lillian Henderson and Alease Crumpton.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Norman Whitney.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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July 7, 2006
Dr. Howard Rutter Higgs
    BURLINGTON — Dr. Howard Rutter Higgs , 63, of Burlington, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 2:15 p.m. following several years of declining health.
    A native of West Palm Beach, Fla., he was the husband of Barbara Beaman Higgs , who survives, and the son of the late Howard Rutter Higgs and Montine Carroll Higgs , who survives. He was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church and organist for over 25 years. He had a Ph.D. in Child Development and Human Relations. He served as Department Chair of Human Services for 10 years at Elon University and retired as an associate professor. Also, he taught at Bennett College in teacher education.
    In addition to the wife of the home and the mother of Charlotte, survivors include one daughter, Kelly Elizabeth Higgs of the home; one sister, Carol Higgs Cieslack and husband, Peter, of Charlotte; and one brother, Jim Higgs and wife, Beverly, of Tavares, Fla. The funeral service will be conducted at Bethany Presbyterian Church on Saturday, July 8, 2006 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham today, July 7, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to Bethany Presbyterian Church Music Fund, 1500 South Main Street, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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January 23, 2000
Mr. Christopher Dean Hill
     GRAHAM — Mr. Christopher Dean Hill, 17, 211 E. Fifth St., Burlington, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2000, in an auto accident on Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp.
     A native of Guilford County, he was the son of Mr. Richard Dean Hill and Mrs. Debbie Orvis Hill, who both survive. He was a senior at Southern Alamance High School and a cook at Applebee’s.
     Survivors other than his father of Snow Camp and mother of the home include his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Red Hill of Snow Camp; a maternal grandmother, Mrs. Gladys Moore of Burlington; and a great-stepgrandmother, Mrs. Leathie Moore of Graham.
     He was preceded in death by a great-stepgrandfather, Mr. John F. Moore.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Don Clement, pastor of Swepsonville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 2 to 4 this afternoon and at other times at the home of the mother, 211 E. Fifth St., Burlington, and at the home of the father, 696 Hunters Creek Lane, Snow Camp.

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May 25, 2000
Mrs. Frances Landers Hinton
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Frances Landers Hinton, 61, of 714 Sycamore Road, died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center after 18 months of failing health, five months critical.
     A native of Anderson, S.C., she was the wife of the late Mr. Cleary Raymond Hinton and the daughter of Mr. Robert Lee Landers and Mrs. Della Mae Broom Landers, both deceased. She was formerly employed as a nurse’s aide at Hillhaven for 15 years. She was a Baptist.
     Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Kashf (Kim) Ain of Leesburg, Va., Mrs. W.B. (Tina) Ashley Jr. of Mebane and Mrs. Lester (Beth) Marley of Burlington; three sons, Mr. Brian Hinton and Mr. Tim Hinton, both of Graham, and Mr. John Hinton of Cary; a sister, Mrs. Martha Nodine of Anderson, S.C.; two brothers, Mr. Marvin Landers and Mr. Carlyle Smith, both of Anderson; and 10 grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ms. Emmer Landers, Mrs. Margaret Cox and Ms. Ann Landers; three brothers, Mr. Charles Landers, Mr. Al Landers and Mr. J.C. Smith.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Larry Janey and the Rev. L.C. Troxler. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mrs. Beth Marley, 3881 Kellie Lee Lane, Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to the Frances Hinton Fund, c/o National Foundation for Transplants, 102 Brookfield, Suite 207, Memphis, Tenn., 38119.

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January 1, 1999
Mrs. Lena K. Hobgood
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Lena Montague King Hobgood, 87, of 323 Baldwin Road, Apt. D-2-4, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, at her home.
    A native of Granville County, she was the wife of Mr. Samuel Lenwood Hobgood, who survives, and the late Mr. Victor L. King. She was the daughter of Archie James Montague and Mrs. Pearl Hunt Montague, both deceased. She formerly owned and managed the Graham Beauty Shop and was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Patricia K. Haley of Greensboro and Mrs. Mary Ann Bullington of Pittsboro; a son, Mr. Wilson Lewis King of Beech Mountain; a sister, Mrs. Lucille Mitchell of Greenville; six brothers, Mr. Joe Montague, Mr. Pete Montague and Mr. Bobby Montague, all of Raleigh, Mr. Jack Montague of Wendell, Mr. Bert Montague of West End and Mr. Billy Montague of Wilson; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Graham by Dr. Paul A. Lane, pastor, and Dr. Ralph E. Jones Jr., former pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to Duke University Medical Center Immunology Research Fund, c/o Dr. Rebecca Buckley, P.O. Box 2898, Durham, N.C. 27710; or to First Baptist Church of Graham, 224 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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August 9, 2001
Infant Hannah Rae Holland
    HIGH POINT — Infant Hannah Rae Holland, of 3707 Pointer Court, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2001, at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.
    Born in Forsyth County, she was the daughter of Scott and Nikki Holland.
    Survivors other than her parents of the home include paternal grandparents, Chris and Janice Hancock of Graham and Calvin and Wanda Holland of Danville, Va.; maternal grandparents, Lacy and Judi Allen of Graham; and paternal great-grandparents, Mrs. Virginia Burton of Danville and Mr. Carroll Holland of Danville.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Bethel Baptist Church by the Rev. David Jackson, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at the residence of Lacy and Judi Allen, 1710 Broadway Drive, Graham, this afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m.

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July 6, 2001
Mrs. Bonnie Matheson Holt
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Bonnie Matheson Holt, 94, of 330 W. Elm St., died at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2001, at her home after several years of failing health, two months critical.
    A native of Haywood County, she was the wife of the late Heenan Holt, and the daughter of Robert Fred Matheson and Laura Henson Matheson, both deceased. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jane Holt Clapp of Graham; a brother, Mr. Herbert J. Matheson of Augusta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Mr. Robert Heenan Clapp and Mrs. Laura Clapp Mell, both of Charlotte; and two great-grandchildren, Miss Leah Jane Mell and Mr. Thomas Ethan Mell, both of Charlotte.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Graham Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Lou East. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the parlor of Graham Presbyterian Church one hour before the service, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253; Allied Churches of Alamance, 206 N. Fisher St., Burlington, N.C. 27217; or Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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December 17, 1999
Mrs. Carol Roach Holt
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mrs. Carol Faye Roach Holt, 62, of 1146 N.C. 54, died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, at her home after two years of failing health and a critical illness of three weeks.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Sheriff Weldon Roach and Mrs. Perlee Roach Fowler, who survives. She was a textile employee and a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her mother of Swepsonville include two daughters, Mrs. Susan Alcon of Haw River and Mrs. Betty Godfrey of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Donald Holt Jr. of Bear Creek and Mr. Bobby Holt of Burlington; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Harrell of Burlington, Mrs. Myrtle Pass and Mrs. Judy Terrell, both of Swepsonville, and Mrs. Diane Florence of Mebane; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Jo Ellen Sykes; and a son, Mr. Gary Holt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mc Clure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Greg Barkman, pastor of Beacon Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Mc Clure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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April 23, 2001
Mr. Ava Lee Honeycutt
    MEBANE — Mr. Ava Lee Honeycutt, 86, of 1055 Airport Road, West Hamilton Apartments, Apt. 216, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2001, at Alamance Healthcare Center, after a six-week illness.
    A native of Cabarrus County, he was the son of Mr. Marrian Lee Honeycutt and Mrs. Jane Penninger Honeycutt, both deceased. He was retired from Copland Fabrics and was a member of First Baptist Church of Mebane.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Sylvia Lee Sagen of Lawsonville, two sons, Mr. Dannie Lee (Mary) Honeycutt and Mr. Dennis Bruce Honeycutt, both of Burlington; three sisters, Mrs. Marine Horne of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Eula East of Graham, and Mrs. Edna Jones of Burlington; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Herbert Honeycutt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Herman "Tommy" Gregory of Light of the World Ministries. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of the sister-in-law, Mrs. Dorothy Simpson, 1716 S. Mebane St., Burlington

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December 29, 2005
Martha Ellen Johnson Hooker
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Martha Ellen Johnson Hooker, 76, of 637 Johnson Ave., Graham, died suddenly at her residence at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005.
    A native of Chatham County, she was the wife for 52 years to Deward W. Hooker, who survives, and the daughter of Dr. Joseph Lewis Johnson and Elsie Parrish Johnson, both deceased. She was a graduate of Elon College and taught at Alexander Wilson School. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham, a Sunday school teacher for 37 years and a member of the Lenorian Study Club where she was past president.
    In addition to the husband of the home, survivors include a son, Mr. William Glenn "Bill" Hooker and wife, Anita, of Shelby; a brother, Mr. Joseph Lewis Johnson Jr. of Greensboro; and two granddaughters, Sarah Ellen Hooker and Elizabeth Hooker.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lewis "Bob" Hooker. The funeral will be conducted at the First Baptist Church of Graham at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, by Dr. David Kolb and the Rev. Timothy Auman. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today, and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com.

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July 9, 1999
Samuel N. Horton
    GRAHAM — Samuel John Khalil Norman Horton, infant son of Mr. Jason Norman of Green Level and Ms. Kimberly Lynn Horton of 751 Kernodle Lane, Lot 26, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    Survivors other than his parents include a brother, Mr. Adriene Norman of Haw River; grandparents, Mr. Sam Horton and Mrs. Mary Horton of Graham, Ms. Mary Lou Cochi of Sayre, Pa., and Mr. Mike Warren and Mrs. Carolyn Warren of Green Level; and great-grandparents, Mr. Arnold Cochi and Ms. Phyllis Cochi of Sayre, Mr. Jack Horton and Mrs. Ailene Horton of South Waverly, Pa., and Ms. Ann Norman of Green Level.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham one hour before the service and at the Warren residence, 2454 Greenway St., Green Level, following the service.

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November 4, 2005
David Rainey Howell
    GRAHAM — Mr. David Rainey Howell , 46, of 2442 Meadow Creek Lane, Graham, died Wednesday, November 2, 2005.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Walter Obie Howell and Shirley Burch Howell . He was of the Baptist faith and a volunteer at the Homeless Shelter.
    Survivors include two sisters, Kathy Darlene Indorato and husband, Frank, of Greensboro and Treasa Brooks and husband, Dale, of Mebane; a sister-in-law, Margaret Kelley of Graham; three nephews, Chris Howell , Tony Whitfield, and Donald Whitfield; and three nieces, Rebecca Ann Thorton, Christine Kelley, and Ashley Kelley.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy J. Kelley.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Saturday, November 5, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. today, and at other times they will be at the residence of the sister, Treasa Brooks, 920 Squires Road, Mebane, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to Allied Churches of Alamance County, c/o Homeless Shelter, 206 North Fisher St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.
    Condolences may be sent to info@richandthompson.com.
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November 6, 2006
Fatal wreck cuts short a life in recovery
David Howell was killed after a car hit his moped Wednesday
By Kadi Hodges Times-News
    On Wednesday morning, David Howell went to visit his sister. It was her day off from work.
    He rode his moped from N.C. 54 in Graham to her home off Buckhorn Road. He brought a newspaper for her and a pair of mittens for her granddaughter. At the age of 46, he didn’t have children of his own, but he loved being with his sister’s kids, and especially his sisters’ grandchildren. In the afternoon, Howell went to a doctor’s appointment. He was riding back into Burlington on Mebane Street. At 3:32 he was passing through the intersection with Alamance Road.
    Police say James Michael Deaton was driving a Chevrolet Corsica in the oncoming lane and tried to make a left turn onto Alamance Road. He hit Howell’s moped.
    Howell was thrown and hit Deaton’s car. Howell was wearing a helmet, but it wasn’t fastened, and it flew off.
    Howell died from his injuries.
    Deaton, 42, of Liberty, was jailed under a $10,000 bond, charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, unsafe movement, driving with a revoked license, and having an open container of alcohol in his car.
    Police say there was one open can of beer in Deaton’s car, as well as four full cans and four empty cans.
    Officers tested Deaton’s breath for alcohol. That test did not show a significant amount. Police drew blood and asked for a toxicology test that will be returned in about six weeks.
    If the test shows drugs or alcohol were in his system, Deaton could face stiffer charges.
    Seven weeks before the wreck, Deaton was stripped of his driving privileges until 2009. He has been convicted of drunken driving four times in Guilford County, in 1983, 1991, 2002, and most recently for a July 2005 incident. He was charged with drunken driving one other time, but he was convicted of reckless driving instead.
    HOWELL WASN’T accused of doing anything wrong on Wednesday. He was just in the wrong intersection at the wrong time. He was riding a moped because he, too, had a revoked driver’s license and had been convicted of drunken driving multiple times. Howell’s convictions were in 1983, 1992, 1998, 1999, and 2000. He was charged with driving while impaired on three other occasions, but those charges were dismissed.
    "It’s not a secret that he was an alcoholic," said his sister Treasa Brooks. "He was fighting his own battles."
    Howell and his two sisters were sent to Elon Homes for Children after their mother died and their father was unable to care for them. A fourth sibling was adopted by their grandmother. The three who lived at Elon Homes were particularly close, and Howell was protective of his sisters.
    Howell attended Western Alamance High School. He had a GED. He worked at Annedeen hosiery mill and most recently at Burke Manor bed and breakfast, where he tended grounds and did set-up for special events. He had a new hip replacement and had been out of work on disability for the last few months following surgery.
    While he was off his feet, he lived with his sister in Mebane. He had a bell to ring when he needed something, but Brooks joked that he became "the boy who cried wolf " with all his bell-ringing requests.
    Brooks and Kathy Indorato described their brother as gentle but outspoken. They say he was a man who loved his family but kept a wall around him and only let a few people in. He also loved fishing, NASCAR, dogs, and football.
    He had a ticket to the Dec. 4 Panthers game tucked in his pocket when he was buried Saturday.
    Howell had started going to church. He didn’t have a church home yet. He joked that he was looking for a Christian woman and was checking out the pickings at different churches. After 46 years of being single, he told his sister last week that he was ready to settle down with someone.
    His sisters say Howell was living alone and doing well, although times had not always been good. For a while when addiction was getting the most of him, he lived at Allied Churches homeless shelter.
    When he got better, Howell wanted to give back to the shelter. He volunteered there. He rode his moped to Fisher Street twice a week and cooked, answered phones, peeled potatoes, or just helped out.
    Before he had a moped, he rode a bicycle. He knew how debilitating it can be to not have transportation, and he donated his bicycle to the shelter.
    His sisters say they will give his belongings to the shelter.
    Kadi Hodges can be reached at kadi_hodges@link.freedom.com

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January 17, 2003
Mrs. Sadina Wilson Hudson
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Sadina Wilson Hudson, 35, of 506 Cameron Road, Graham, died Jan. 13, 2003.
    Born in Bridgeport, Conn., she was the daughter of Mr. Henry Wilson and Mrs. Fannie Kelly Wilson of Burlington and the wife of Mr. Bruce Hudson of the home.
    She was formerly employed at The Oaks of Burlington.
    The funeral will held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at The Philadelphia Seventh Day Adventist Church. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park. Viewing will be at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from 12:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
    In addition to her husband and her parents, she is also survived by a son, Brandon Jones of the home; a daughter, Selena Hudson of the home; a stepdaughter, Renisha Hudson of Greensboro; two stepsons, Darrell Hudson and Antonio Hudson of Greensboro; a sister, Miss Dorothy Wilson of Stratford, Conn., and her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Dorothy B. Wilson of Burlington.

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November 27, 2005
Judith Meacham Hunter
    BURLINGTON — Judith Meacham Hunter, 66, of 2335 Deep Creek Church Road, died at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2005 at her residence after a lengthy illness.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Wilbur Eugene "Gene" Hunter, who survives, and the daughter of the late John and Eva Meacham. She was a retired Allstate Insurance agent and a member of Riverside Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home, include two daughters, Marcy Furr Harding and Julie Furr Smith and husband Neal, all of Burlington; two sons, Russell Wayne Furr and wife Connie of Burlington and Michael Eugene Hunter of Graham; a sister, Jane Meacham Stackhouse of Graham; six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2005 at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be this evening, November 27, 2005  from 6 until 8 at McClure in Graham, and other times at the residence.
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November 28, 2002
William Edward Hunter
    GRAHAM — William Edward Hunter, 51, of 1526 Stonegate Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Teena Lane Hunter, who survives, and the son of the late Chester Carl Hunter and Elsie Ray Guthrie Hunter. He was employed with Medtex and was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Julie Brown and husband, Darrell, of Goldsboro and Miss Jamie Lane Hunter of the home; a son, Mr. Jonathan Lee Hunter of the home; five sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Coleman and husband, Larry, Miss Janice Hunter, and Ms. Jane Thacker, all of Graham, Mrs. Molly Carden of Greensboro, and Mrs. Hanna Clapp and husband, Gerald, of Gibsonville; two brothers, Mr. Carl Lee Hunter and wife, Betty, of Burlington and Mr. Jabe Hunter and wife, Jo Anne, of Mebane; and 14 nieces and nephews.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Covenant Fellowship Church by the Rev. David Neff, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the New Covenant Fellowship Church Building Fund, 1913 Rogers Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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October 2, 2001
Mr. Ernest M. James Jr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Ernest M. "Bill" James Jr., 83, of 715 Brookgreen Terrace, died at 1:13 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Jewel Nunnery James, and the son of the late Ernest Monroe James Sr. and Ola Fowler James. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired from Burlington Industries. He attended Swepsonville United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. Frank E. James of Burlington, and Mr. Ronnie W. James and Mr. Gene B. James, both of Graham; and two grandchildren, Blair James of Burlington and Mrs. Jill Davis of Graham.
    He was preceded in death by a grandson, Stephen B. James; and a great-grandson, Coy Blair James.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Jackson of Bethel Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
    The family would like to thank the Critical Care Unit of Alamance Regional Medical Center for their care, support and love given during Mr. James’ brief illness.

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July 07, 2006
Gladys Merriman Jarrett
    GRAHAM — Gladys Merriman Jarrett of East Elm Street, passed away at 6:30 p.m. July 5, 2006, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after five days of critical health.
    Gladys would have been 94 years of age on the 19th of this month, having been born July 19, 1912, in Henry County, Va., to the late William Joseph Merriman and Ida Thomasson Merriman. She was married for 41 to Harry Edward Jarrett , who passed away in 1971. She was a floorlady at the former Graham Hosiery Mill for many years, when she retired.
    Gladys is survived by her only child, her daughter, Barbara Horne and son-in-law, Harold of Graham; and her only surviving sibling, her brother, William Tabor Merriman and wife, Ruby of Martinsville, Va.; her beloved surviving grandchildren, Cynthia Barbour of Cornelius, N.C. and David Horne (Jean) of Burlington. Her oldest great-grandson, Tom Barbour, lived with her and helped take care of her during her past year of failing health. Her other beloved great-grandchildren are Mallory Horne, and Lindsay and Joe Barbour.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers; two sisters; and one grandchild, Anita Horne.   A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. James L. Rosser.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7:30 to 8:30 this evening.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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March 9, 10, 2006
Infant Adam Gabriel Jeffcoat
    SNOW CAMP — Infant Adam Gabriel Jeffcoat, age 3 months, of 4249 Spanish Oak Hill Road, died at 11 a.m. March 6, 2006, at the residence.
    He was mommy and daddy’s sweet baby boy, and was called munchkin man by a few of the family members. His smile would put anyone in a good mood that was in his presence. He was a little angel, and will be missed and seen soon.
    Survivors include his parents, Nicholas "Nick" and Crystal Jeffcoat of the home; a brother, Aaron Malachi Jeffcoat; grandparents, Mari and Gordon Hanner of Springfield, Oregon, David and Dana Jeffcoat of Farmington, New Mexico, Johnny and Sheila Pruitt of Snow Camp, and Richard Isley of Wilmington; great-grandparents, Sam and Barbara Thompson of Burlington, JoAnn and Marion Jeffcoat of Aztec, New Mexico, June M. Turner of Farmington, New Mexico, Pat and Bud Isley, and Barbara and Donald Cooley of Leesburg, Va.; a great-great-grandfather, the Rev. Luther King; and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
    He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother, June Cooley.
    The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. today, March 10, at the McClure Funeral Service Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be held today at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, and at other times the family will be at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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November 6, 2005
Kenneth Jeffreys
     GRAHAM — James Kenneth Jeffreys , 80, of 2006 Swepsonville Road, Graham died suddenly at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Friday, November 4, 2005 at 2:30 p.m.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mary Beale Jeffreys who survives, and the son of James Kenneth Jeffreys and Delona Blalock Jeffreys , both deceased. He retired from AT&T and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. Mr. Jeffreys was a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church, a Deacon, a Sunday School Teacher, and a member of the Men’s Brothehood.
     In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Betty J. Mazejka and husband, Michael of Graham and Mrs. Lisa J. Baker and husband, Scott of Haw River, and four grandchildren, Luke Mazejka, Rachel Mazejka, Jessica Mazejka, and Dylan Baker.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, Miss Florence Jefferys.
     The funeral will be conducted at Swepsonville Baptist Church on Monday, November 7, 2005 at 11 a.m. by Rev. Bill Abrams. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
     The body will remain at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham until time to be taken to the church on Monday where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Other times they will be at the residence.
     Memorials may be made to Swepsonville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 7, Swepsonville, N.C. 27359.
     Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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Feb. 11, 2006
Mrs. Lessie Mae Moore Jeffreys
    DURHAM — It pleases Almighty God to call from this earthly labor to eternal rest the soul of our loved one, Mrs. Lessie Mae Moore Jeffreys.
    Born in Caswell County, North Carolina on Sept. 11, 1914, to the late Manerva B. Moore. For close to 50 years, she was married to Francis N. Jeffreys Sr., who preceded her in death. She departed this life at 11:27 p.m. Feb. 8, 2006, at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. Lessie Mae lived in Graham, N.C. for all of her healthy years and for the last 14 years, in declining health, she resided in Durham. She loved poetry and especially the writing of Helen Steiner Rice.
    She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Sylvia A. Caviness of Wichita, Kan., Carolyn Caviness (Tommy) Boulton of Nashville, Tenn., Peggie Caviness Timberlake of Durham, and Tommie "Lady" Polk of Durham; her sons, Francis N. Jeffreys Jr. of Burlington and Herbert E. Caviness of Jacksonville, N.C.; a sister, Minnie Lee Dickerson; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
    The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006 at First Baptist Church on Maple and Guthrie in Graham. Viewing will be at the church one hour prior to the service.
    Arrangements are by Holloway Funeral Home in Durham.

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January 12, 2000
Mr. Fred Marshall Jenkins
     GRAHAM — Mr. Fred Marshall Jenkins, 70, of 135 Boone St., died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at his home after six years of failing health, one year critical.
     A native of Gaston County, he was the son of Mrs. Nancy Perdue Jenkins, who survives, and the son of Mr. L.L. Jenkins and Mrs. Mabel Walker Jenkins, both deceased. He was a retired house painter and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Sue Herring of Graham and Mrs. Karen Pawson of Burlington; a son, Mr. Gary Michael Jenkins of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Carolyn Maness of Burlington and Mrs. Betty Lowe of Stanley; a brother, Mr. W. Earl Jenkins of Haw River; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Walter Ray Jenkins; a son, Mr. Gregory Dale Jenkins; and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Craven and Mrs. Irma Faircloth.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. David Jackson and the Rev. David Janey.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
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January 13, 2000
Mr. Fred Marshall Jenkins
    GRAHAM — Mr. Fred Marshall Jenkins, 73, of 135 Boone St., died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at his home after six years of failing health, one year critical.
    A native of Gaston County, he was the husband of Mrs. Nancy Perdue Jenkins, who survives, and the son of Mr. L.L. Jenkins and Mrs. Mabel Walker Jenkins, both deceased. He was a retired house painter and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Sue Herring of Graham and Mrs. Karen Pawson of Burlington; a son, Mr. Gary Michael Jenkins of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Carolyn Maness of Burlington and Mrs. Betty Lowe of Stanley; a brother, Mr. W. Earl Jenkins of Haw River; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Walter Ray Jenkins; a son, Mr. Gregory Dale Jenkins; and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Craven and Mrs. Irma Faircloth.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. David Jackson and the Rev. David Janey.
    The family will be at the home.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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June 20, 2000
Mr. Albert Harden Johnson
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mr. Albert Harden Johnson, 79, of 1065 N.C. 54-Swepsonville Road, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2000, at The Presbyterian Home of Hawfields after one year of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Katherine Riley Johnson, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Albert Johnson and Mrs. Sallie McPherson Johnson, both deceased. He was retired from the textile industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 80th Division, Co. 319. He received two Purple Hearts, the Good Conduct Medal and four Bronze Service Stars. He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Ms. Barbara Farrell and Mrs. Rhonda Broy, both of Swepsonville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Miss Mabel Johnson; three half sisters, Mrs. Frances May, Mrs. Lottie Johnson and Mrs. Ava Wood; and three half brothers, Mr. John Johnson, Mr. Orrin Johnson and Mr. Madison Johnson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley and the Rev. Wade Cox. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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December 14, 2001
Mrs. Carmen Beaver Johnson
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Carmen Beaver Johnson, 83, of 722 Oakgrove Drive, died at 4:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at her residence after two years of failing health, one week critical.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Obie Tyson Johnson Sr., and the daughter of the late James Edd Beaver and Gertrude Cook Beaver. She was employed with McAdams Department Store in Graham. She was of the Methodist faith and attended Providence United Church of Christ.
     Survivors include two sons, Mr. O. Tyson Johnson Jr. of the home and Mr. Dennis R. Johnson and wife, Frankie Bass Johnson of Statesville; three grandchildren, Mrs. Natalie (Brandon) Hartwick, Mr. Jeff Johnson and Mr. Heath Johnson; a sister, Mrs. Alma B. Euliss of Holden Beach; and a brother, Mr. James Edd Beaver Jr. of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham.
     She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. David L. Johnson; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Lee B. Warren.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Paul Phillips.
     The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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October 20, 2001
Mrs. Donna Greeson Johnson
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Donna Greeson Johnson, 39, of 3459 Grant Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at her residence.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Steven Johnson, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Charles Greeson and Mrs. Vicky Flood, who both survive. She was a real estate broker with Hawkins-Tripp Realtors in Mebane.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her father of Whitsett and mother of Graham include a daughter and son-in-law, Brandy and Mark Robinson of Belleville, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Isaak and Kelby Robinson.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Todd Martin.
    The family will receive friends at the residence of Faye Johnson, 2525 Bellemont-Alamance Road, Burlington and at the residence of Vicky Flood, 4053 N.C. 54, Graham.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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December 11, 1999
Mrs. Nancy Carol Cates Justice
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Nancy Carol Cates Justice, 62, of 612 E. Main St., Lot 9, died at 8:07 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at her home after three years of failing health, one month critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Franklin Justice, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. William Lamberth Cates and Mrs. Hattie Mae Johnson Cates, both deceased. She was employed by Sue Lynn Textiles. She was a member of City Lake Baptist Church and the Women of the Moose, Chapter 1330, Burlington Lodge.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. David (Amy) Ivey of Liberty; three sisters, Mrs. Ann Parrish and Mrs. Becky Horner, both of Burlington, and Mrs. Donna Marks of Haw River; and two grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Fred Madren, pastor of City Lake Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mrs. Donna Marks, 619 Keck Road, Haw River.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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April 14, 1999
Mr. Mack Kepley
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Henry Mack Kepley, 75, of 1444 Cloverdale St., died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center after several years of failing health.
    A native of Mecklenburg County, he was the husband of Mrs. Nina Riddle Kepley, who survives, and the son of Mr. Jesse R. Kepley and Mrs. Josephine Waldon Kepley, both deceased. He was a retired employee of Western Electric and later managed a New Glo Car Wash. He attended First Wesleyan Church. He was a member of CWA and was a football, basketball and baseball coach for CWA, SABC and Burlington Police Club. He was a former member of the National Guard and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Ms. Barbara Lee Kepley of Graham, Ms. Donna Gayle Kepley of the home and Ms. Susan Dawn Pegg of Burlington; a son, Mr. David M. Kepley Sr. of Snow Camp; a brother, Mr. Carl Lee Kepley of Burlington; a half sister, Mrs. Peggy Wilson of Union, S.C.; a half brother, Mr. Everett Kirby of Mauldin, S.C.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Wesleyan Church of Burlington by the Rev. Ronnie Jones, pastor, and the Rev. Mike McClung, associate pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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April 5, 1999
Mr. Fred R. Lail Sr.
     GRAHAM — Mr. Fred R. Lail Sr., 71, of 1530 Wedgewood Drive, died at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 1999, at his home after a sudden illness.
     A native of Madisonville, Ky., he was the husband of Mrs. Anne Russell Lail, who survives, and the son of Mr. John F. Lail and Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Eden Lail, both deceased. He was retired from AT&T and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and was very active with Meals on Wheels. He was former umpire, referee and coach for various Little League teams and was a former member of the 50+ Golf League. He was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Angela Overman of Graham; two sons, Mr. Fred R. Lail Jr. of Greensboro and Mr. Michael L. Chester of Trinity; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Cox of Ellerbe and Mrs. Jean Butler of Madisonville, Ky.; and three grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Robert Lail and Mr. Charles Lail.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 Tuesday evening and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, 301 W. Elm St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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September 19, 2002
Mr. Ralph Clark LaPrade
     GRAHAM — Mr. Ralph Clark LaPrade, 61, of Lot 8, 1201 George Bason Road, died at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Durham after a critical illness of two months.
     A native of Franklin County, Va., he was the son of Mrs. Carrie Ellie Clark LaPrade, who survives, and the late Bruce Evans LaPrade. He was the husband of the late Juanita Wilson LaPrade. He was a retired mechanic and was a member of the Piedmont Mobile Home Association. He was a member of Ireland Street Chapel.
     Survivors other than his mother of Whitsett include two stepdaughters, Mrs. Margie Kidd of Burlington and Mrs. Jean Rodriguez of Graham; a stepson, Mr. Richard L. Wilson of Graham; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ms. Mildred Hobgood of Texas and Ms. Brenda McDaniel of Climax; two brothers, Mr. Ronald LaPrade of Miami and Mr. Steve LaPrade of Maryland; and a special companion, Ms. Carolyn Allred of Graham.
     The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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February 15, 2001
Mrs. Artency Lashley
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Artency Murray Lashley, 92, of 2012 W. Carolina Ave. Hartsville, S.C., died at midnight. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Morrell Memorial Convalescent Center in Hartsville after one year of failing health. She was a former resident of 1149 Hanford Road.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Thomas Dewitt Lashley, and the daughter of Mr. Guthrie Murray and Mrs. Rosenia Wilson Murray, both deceased. She was a homemaker and was a charter member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for more than 50 years.
     Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Carol Lashley Lynn of Hartsville; a sister, Mrs. Foy Maness of Haw River; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home in Graham.
     Memorials may be made to the Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, 301 West Elm St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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June 27, 2000
Mr. Lacy Graham Lashley
    GRAHAM — Mr. Lacy Graham Lashley, 91, of Graham, died at 5:05 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two weeks of failing health.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Mrs. Lucille Hill Lashley, who survives, and the son of Mr. John Graham Lashley and Mrs. Sally Jeanette Thompson Lashley, both deceased. He was a retired textile employee and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Lashley of Burlington and Mr. James W. "Jim" Lashley of Clemmons; a sister, Mrs. Doris L. Laws of Graham; a brother, Mr. Robert Dewey Lashley of Wilson; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham one hour before the service, and at other times at the home of Mr. Gene Lashley, 825 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance/Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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September 25, 2000
Ms. Lucille H. Lashley
    GRAHAM — Ms. Lucille H. Lashley, 81, of Graham, died at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Alamance after four years of failing health, one-week critical.
    A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Lacy Graham Lashley, who died June 26, and the daughter of Mr. William Wesley Hill and Mrs. Edith Lillian Jones Hill, both deceased. She was a retired hairdresser and a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two sons, Mr. James W. "Jim" Lashley of Clemmons and Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Lashley of Burlington; and three half-sisters, Mrs. Marie Lewis, Mrs. Shirley Staley and Mrs. Martha Staley, all of Greensboro; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Tommy Willis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home in Graham from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. Charles E. "Gene" Lashley, 825 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216, or to the donor’s choice.

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November 2, 1999
Mr. Ronald Thomas Lashley Sr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Ronald Thomas Lashley Sr., 59, of 1149 Hanford Road, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, after a long illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Thomas Dewitt Lashley and Mrs. Artency Murray Lashley, who both survive. He was the retired owner of Emmonds Guitar Co. Inc. and was a musician. He was a graduate of Carson-Newman College and did his graduate work at Appalachian State University. He was also a former schoolteacher and a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his parents of the home include two sons, Mr. Ronald Thomas Lashley Jr. of Burlington and Mr. Antony Blain Lashley of Phoenix; a sister, Mrs. Carol Lynn of Hartsville, S.C.; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3109 Poplarwood Court, Suite 125, Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043.

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October 29, 2000
Mr. Henry Raleigh Lawrence
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Henry Raleigh Lawrence, 94, of 1411 Ashe St., died at 7:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, at his home after several years of declining health and a two- week critical illness.
    A native of Patrick County, Va., he was the husband of Mrs. Elma Kelly Lawrence, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Goode Lawrence and Ms. Bertha Gauldin Lawrence, both deceased. He was a retired textile worker and farmer. He was a Baptist.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Lawrence Frank of Lexington and Mrs. Linda Lawerence Bayliff of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two sons, Mr. Bobby "Bob" Lawrence of Burlington and Mr. Donald "Don" Lawrence of High Point; two sisters, Mrs. Kate Purgason and Mrs. Irene Smart, both of Graham; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
    He was preceeded in death by two sons, Mr. Aubrey Lawrence and Mr. Billy Lawrence; four sisters; a brother; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Michael Shannon, the hospice chaplain. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance/Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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Dec 5, 2000
Mr. William Ronald Laws
    GRAHAM — Mr. William Ronald Laws, 45, of 116 Second St., Haw River, died at his home after a sudden illness.
    A native of Randolph County, he was the husband of Mrs. Vickie Hill Laws, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Louise Klutz Laws, who survives and the late Mr. Furman Laws. He was a member of Swepsonville United Methodist Church. He was a machinist.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and mother of Mebane include a daughter, Miss Diane Laws of the home; and two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Laws of Mebane and Mrs. Becky Murray of Haw River.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Gary Gates and the Rev. Randy Innes. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and at other times at the home.

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February 22, 2000
Mr. Hal Thomas Leach
     GIBSONVILLE — Mr. Hal Thomas Leach, 71, of 502 McLean Drive, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
     A native of Iredell County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Ellen Rickert Leach and the son of Mr. Thomas C. Leach and Mrs. Adelle Campbell Leach, both deceased. He was a retired electrical engineer for AT&T and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
     Survivors include a son, Mr. Tom Leach of Huntsville, Ala., three daughters, Mrs. Pamela Leach Ellis of Mebane, Ms. Barbara Leach Lang of Cary and Ms. Judith Gail Leach of Charlotte; a brother, Mr. Bob Leach of Burlington; and seven grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at First United Methodist Church of Graham one hour before the service, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253; or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2364, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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July 14, 2000
Mrs. Geneva Bowers Ledford
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Geneva Bowers Ledford, 67, of 110 Graham Road, Lot 2, died at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2000, at Alamance Health Care after one and a half years of failing health, one week critical.
     A native of Harlan County, Ky., she was the wife of the late Mr. James Silas Ledford and the daughter of Mr. William Fred Bowers and Mrs. Sadie McClure Bowers, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
     Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sharlona Voyles of Icard and Mrs. Patricia Skinner of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Pauline Stadler of Graham; a half sister, Mrs. Hazel Eddy of Louisiana; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Doug Durham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 until 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mrs. Patricia Skinner, 5225 Keen Drive, Lot 13, Graham.

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March 12, 1999
Mr. James S. Ledford
    GRAHAM — Mr. James Silas Ledford, 60, of 110 Graham Road, Lot 2, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Hospice Home after a long illness.
    A native of Macon County, he was the husband of Mrs. Geneva Bowers Ledford, who survives, and the son of Mr. Paul Ledford and Mrs. Ida Patton Ledford, both deceased. He was retired from Duke Power Co.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Miss Sabrina Ledford and Miss Sandra Ledford, both of Franklin; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Sharlona Voyles of Icard and Mrs. Patricia Skinner of Saxapahaw; five brothers, Mr. Bud Ledford, Mr. Charles Ledford, Mr. Eugene Ledford and Mr. Ray Ledford, all of Franklin, and Mr. Les Ledford of Asheville; three sisters, Mrs. Maggie Mason, Mrs. Betty Ann Worley and Mrs. Amy Sue Cody, all of Franklin; three grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and seven great-step grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Doug Durham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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July 6, 2006
James Kenneth Lewis
    GRAHAM - Mr. James Kenneth Lewis , 66, of 911 Patton Street, Graham, died at his residence on Tuesday, July 4, 2006.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Harvey Leslie Lewis and Edna Thomas Lewis . He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in Vietnam. He retired from Burlington Packaging in the Shipping and Receiving Department. He was a member of Long's Chapel Christian Church.
    Survivors include one daughter, Tammi Helbert of Mebane; two grandchildren, Amanda Dawn Whitfield and Jeromy Augusta Whitfield; and one sister, Janice L. Brooks and husband, Donald, of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by one sister, Carol L. White.
    A memorial service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Friday, July 7, 2006 at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Dr. James Baughn.
    The family will be at the residence of the sister, Janice Brooks, 625 McCray Road, Burlington, N.C.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Allied Churches, 206 North Fisher Street, Burlington, N.C. 27217.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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August 19, 2001
Mr. Thomas Franklin Lineberry
    GRAHAM — Mr. Thomas Franklin "Tommy" Lineberry, 64, of 219 "South Melville St., died at 7 a.m., Saturday, August 18, 2001 at his residence, after five months of declining health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Judy Johnson Lineberry, who survives, and the son of the late George F. Lineberry and Madeline Boggs Lineberry, who survives. He was of the Baptist faith, and a retired employee of the Parks and Recreation department of Graham. He served in the United States Marine Corps.
    Survivors, other than his wife of the home, and his mother of Graham, include three daughters, Mrs. Allen (Octavia) Hutchins of Haw River, Mrs. Rick (Debbie) Holmes of Graham, and Ms. Rhonda Lineberry of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, Mr. Steve Lineberry and his wife Betty of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Elsie Cole of Graham and Mrs. Sheila Tate of Greensboro; and 10 grandchildren, Christopher Lineberry, Ashleigh Lineberry, Melanie Hutchins, Justin Hutchins, Josh Holmes, Matthew Holmes, Hannah Holmes, Brandon Moser, Lindsey Moser, and Jennifer Moser.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Hilda Holt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley and the Rev. Ron Boysel. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The Family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening. At other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122

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Jan. 7, 9, 2006
James Alex Long
    BURLINGTON — James Alex Long, 85, of 1853 Dixon Swimming Pool Road, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Durham.
    A native of Halifax, Va., he was the husband of Mary Barnes Long, who survives, and the son of Jessie Thomas and Thelma Atkins Long. He was a devoted husband and father who loved his family and his God. He was a retired paint contractor and a member of Piedmont Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include sons, James W. and Peggy Long of Caruthersville, Mo., Paul Ronnie and Gaye Long of Graham, Dwayne and Angie Long of Haw River, and Danny J. and Brenda Long, Barry and Ann Long, and Garry Long, all of Burlington; a sister, Elsie Harper of Durham; brothers, Lawrence Long and Bobby Long, both of Burlington; nine grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by brothers, Harvey Long, Donald Long, and John Snead.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Braddy. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park with military honors.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2006 and at other times at the residence of Paul and Gaye Long, 1527 Stonegate Drive, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Disabled Veterans Life Memorial Foundation Inc., 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, Va. 22201-3367.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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June 25, 2002
Mr. Lindley Gibbs Longest
     MEBANE — Mr. Lindley Gibbs Longest, 76, of Mebane, died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Duke University Medical Center.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Nancy V. Longest, and the son of the late Mr. William Vestal and Mrs. Vera Gillespie Longest. He was retired from Walter Kidde and was also retired as an E-6 in the U.S. Navy, having served for 29 years and six months. He was a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
     Survivors include a brother, Richard Longest of Graham; a stepbrother, Harold Longest of Burlington; three nephews, Randy Williams of High Point, and Eric Longest and Rick Longest, both of Graham; a granddaughter, Tracy Shue of Efland; and a great-granddaughter, Rachel Shue of Efland.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Athlone Hepler; and a stepmother, Mrs. Edith Longest.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Bennie Smith, pastor of Staley Memorial Baptist Church.
     Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.

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September 11, 1999
Mr. Harold W. Lovette
    GRAHAM — Mr. Harold Warren Lovette, 78, of 111 Allen St., died at 5:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after a critical illness of two weeks.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Helen Coble Lovette, who survives, and the son of Mr. John Edward Lovette and Mrs. Dora Linnens Lovette, both deceased. He was a retired supply clerk for Alamance County Schools with 42 years of service. He was a member of Swepsonville United Methodist Church, where he was teacher of the Men’s Sunday School Class and had served on various committees.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Tony (Dorinda) Wood of Graham; a son, Mr. H. Lee Lovette of Haw River; and three grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Glenn Everett and the Rev. Randall Innes. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Sunday evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Swepsonville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 36, Swepsonville, N.C. 27359.

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Aug. 21, 2005
Harold Rodderick Lovin
    BURLINGTON — Harold Rodderick Lovin, 59, of 307 Ivy Road, Graham, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005 at the Hospice Home of Alamance.
    Survivors include his wife, Patricia Puckett Fain Lovin of the home; son, Scott Allen Lovin of Zebulon, N.C.; niece, Laura Swangim of Fletcher, N.C.; two nephews, Nicholas Britt Lovin II of Arden, N.C. and Brad Lovin of Raleigh, N.C.; two great-nephews; one great-niece; two aunts, Mary Britt Caulder of Rockingham, N.C. and Georgia Mae Britt Smith of Welcome, N.C.; and two cousins, Dianne Caulder Thompson of Rockingham, N.C. and Robert Glenn Smith of Welcome, N.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, Zebulon Franklin Lovin and Juanita Britt Lovin McCormick, and a brother, Nicholas Britt Lovin Sr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Sunday August 21, 2005 at McClure Funeral Chapel by Pastor Cox. Burial is in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation is from 12 noon until 2 p.m. today, prior to the service.

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November 13, 2002
Howard Leon Mabe
    GRAHAM — Howard Leon Mabe, 67, of 326 Albright Ave., died at 8:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at his residence.
    A native of Surry County, he was the husband of Ann Grady Mabe, who survives, and the son of the late James and Martha Thomas Mabe. He was president of General Components Inc. and was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Debra (Tom) Mann of Elon; three stepsons, Ronald C. (Denise) Hodge and Tommy (Nancy) Hodge, all of Burlington, and Donald (Cheryl) Hodge of Graham; three sisters, Annie McCormick of Snow Camp, Frances Cox of Winston-Salem, and Agnes Robbins of High Point; a brother, Ray Mabe of Winston-Salem; a granddaughter, Jennifer Mann of Elon; six stepgrandchildren, Melia Wheeley of Haw River, Lauren Hodge, Leslie Hodge, and Blake Hodge, all of Burlington, and Meredith Hodge and Max Hodge of Graham; and a great-stepgrandchild, Tyler Wheeley of Haw River.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Howard Leon Mabe Jr.; a sister, Mary Starling; and two brothers, Ed Mabe and Jim Mabe.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Garland Simmons, Dr. Tommy Richardson, and the Rev. Clyde King. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the Maranatha Baptist Church Building Fund, 603 Queen Ann St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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July 31, 2000
Mr. Douglas William MacGowan
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Douglas William MacGowan, 46, of Alamance County, died at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2000, after one year of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Passaic, N.J., he was the son of the late Mr. John MacGowan, and Mrs. Wilhelmina Brain Miazgowicz, who survives. He was a general laborer.
    Survivors other than his mother of Prospect Park, N.J., include four sisters, Mrs. Sandra G. Pardine of Hawthorne, N.J., Mrs. Karen F. Stewart of Snow Camp, Ms. Jayne S. MacGowan of Lula, Ga., and Mrs. Bonnie J. Jacobs of Madison, Ala.; and a brother, Mr. Stephen G. MacGowan of Liberty.
    The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Donald R. Carter.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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November 27, 2005
Pastor Randy Majors
     GRAHAM — Pastor Randy Majors , 48, of 1813 Meadowgreen Drive, Graham died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 following two years of declining health.
     A native of Winchester, Tenn., he was the husband of Mrs. Tina Wilson Majors who survives and the son of Luther Majors and Leneva Clapp Majors , both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps where he received many honors. He was a Baptist minister for over ten years and the Chaplain of the Caleb Club.
     In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include a daughter, Miss Kalen Leneva Majors of the home; a son, Mr. Patrick Daniel Majors of the home; four sisters, Mrs. Glenda Ferrell and husband, Mark of Bisco, Mrs. Linda Oakley and husband, Skip of Virginia, Mrs. Connie Lucas and husband, Danny of Burlington, and Ms. Penny Majors of Burlington; and two brothers, Mr. Chris Majors and wife, Mary Jane of Mebane and Mr. Joe Majors and wife, Roselyn of Troy.
     The funeral will be conducted at Wicker Street Baptist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. by Rev. David Jackson and Rev. Tommy Love. Burial will follow the service in Graham Memorial Park. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
     The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. Other times they will be at the residence of Robert and Kay Wilson, 102 Sunset Drive, Haw River, N.C.
     Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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June 4, 1999
Mrs. Annie F. Mann
     NEW LONDON — Mrs. Annie Faye Mann, 67, of 41697 Gurley Road, died at 10:03 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at the home of her son after 11 months of failing health, two months critical.
     A native of Guilford County, she was the wife of Mr. Charlie Andrew Mann, who died in 1997, and the daughter of Mr. Ambrose C. Mann and Mrs. Ora Holt Mann, both deceased. She was retired from Klusner Furniture in Asheboro.
     Survivors include a son, Mr. Donnie Reeves of the home; a sister, Mrs. Margie M. Carroll of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Luther E. Mann of Snow Camp; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-stepgrandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bennie Smith, pastor of Staley Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. Fred Carroll and Mrs. Margie Carroll, 1331 Parker St., Burlington.

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December 14, 2002
Mrs. Eddie Naomi Baumgardner "Pete" Mann
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Eddie Naomi Baumgardner "Pete" Mann, 92, of 1105 Lynn Drive, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at 2002 Fairfax, Va.
    A native of Newton, she was the wife of the late Harold John Mann, and the daughter of Edgar and Katherine Shook Baumgardner, both deceased. She was a member of the Hospice League and a member of the Women of the Moose.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Katherine Apo of Woodbridge, Va.; one son, Mr. John Edward Mann of San Diego, Calif.; five grandchildren, Neolan Walker, Kris Apo, Blaine Apo, Blake Apo, and Kaitlin Apo; two great-grandchildren, Caden Walker and Ethan Walker; a nephew and his wife, Phil and Linda MacPherson of Graham.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2002, at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. James L. Rosser. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham one hour prior to the service.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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March 17, 1999
Mrs. Mae M. Manning
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Mae Munns Manning, 95, of 845 Clyde St., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at her home after several years of failing health, six months critical.
    A native of Halifax County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Clyde C. Manning and the daughter of Mr. Samuel Wesley Munns and Mrs. Lydia Ennis Munns. She was retired from Cannon Mills in Graham.
    Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Gladys Whitley and Mrs. Geraldine Hackett, both of Burlington, Mrs. Frances Smith of Mebane and Mrs. Sandra Bell of Graham; a son, Mr. James Manning of the home; a sister, Mrs. Mary Scott of Selma; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Mary Elizabeth Manning, and a son, Mr. C.W. Manning.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Curtis Oakley, former pastor of Riverside Baptist Church, and Mr. Michael Shannon, Hospice chaplain. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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November 11, 2000
Mr. Gwynn W. Martin
     GRAHAM — Mr. Gwynn W. Martin, 68, of 1357 Lancelot Lane, died at 10:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000, at Integrated Health Service of Durham after an illness of 15 years.
     A native of Madison, he was the son of Mr. Harry T. Martin and Mrs. Grace Kallam Martin, both deceased. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Madison. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and was a retired carpenter.
     Surviving is a brother, Mr. H. W. "Clutch" Martin of Graham.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr., pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
     The family will be at the home.
     Memorials may be made to the Center for Aging, c/o Dr. Mr. Harvey Jay Cohen, Box 3003, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. 27710 to be used for the Duke Aging Center’s Parkinson’s Research Fund.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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August 30, 2002
Mr. Parker Martin
     GRAHAM — Mr. Parker Martin, 78, of 701 Washington St., died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, in Graham, after two years of declining health.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Betty Boswell Martin, who survives, and the son of the late Robert Blake Martin Sr. and Mary Madden Martin. He was retired from Holt Hosiery and was a member of Providence United Church of Christ, where he served as a Deacon and was president of the Adult Sunday school class. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Senior Citizens of the Graham Recreation Department.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Diane Martin Johnson and her husband, Bud, of Gibsonville, and Mrs. Judy Martin Aldridge and her husband, Keenan, and Ms. Angela Martin Hair, all of Graham; three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Ensley of Graham, Mrs. Adele Dodson of Mebane, and Mrs. Hilda Ogles of Warter Ford, Mich.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Mary Ruth Lindley; and four brothers, Luke Martin, R. B. Martin Jr., James "Mutt" Martin, and Edward "Mun" Martin.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Providence United Church of Christ by the Rev. Darryl Peebles. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
     Memorials may be made to the Providence United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 405, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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January 13, 1999
Ms. Viola Martin
    BURLINGTON — Ms. Viola Mae Martin, 74, of 203 Greenwood St., died at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at Alamance Health Care Center after four years of failing health.
    A native of Rockingham County, she was the daughter of Mr. Posey Davis Martin and Mrs. Emma Smith Martin, both deceased. She was retired from Branson Hosiery Mill.
    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ohna Rae Crumpler of Graham, Mrs. Evelyn Maria "Poo" Batten of Burlington and Mrs. Bobbie Jean Misner of Florida; a son, Mr. James L. "Pete" Martin of the home; four brothers, Mr. Charlie Smith of Florida, Mr. Curtis Smith and Mr. Noah Smith, both of Reidsville, and Mr. Cecil Smith of New Mexico; a sister, Mrs. Blanche Ross of Burlington; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by Dr. Perry Ross.
    The family will be at the home.
    McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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May 22, 1999
Mrs. Donna Masho
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Donna Jean Masho, 60, of 302 Thompson Road, died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at the Hospice Home in Burlington after 11 months of failing health, one month critical.
    A native of Tampa, Fla, she was the wife of Mr. Frank Kenneth Masho, who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Willie Lee Hodges Williams, who survives, and the late Mr. Henry P. Williams. She was director of medical staff services at Alamance Regional Medical Center where she had been employed for 17 years. She was a founding member and past president of the N.C. Association of Medical Staff Services and a member of the National Association of Medical Staff Services and the Women’s Division of the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce. She played the clarinet with the Company Shops Band. She was active in the United Way of Alamance County and the Health Fair. She was a member of the Burlington Chapter of Professional Secretaries Institute and was Executive of the Year in 1989. She was a member of New Covenant Fellowship Church, where she was active in many church activities and served on many committees and was a Sunday school teacher and member of the church choir.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and mother of Apollo Beach, Fla., include two daughters, Mrs. Beth Masho Quick of Fresno, Calif., and Mrs. Susan Masho Heider of Greensboro; three sons, Mr. Kenneth Masho Jr. of Haw River, Mr. Hank Masho of Graham and Mr. Timothy Masho of the home; a sister, Mrs. Billye McCarter of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a brother, Mr. Tom Williams of Seminole, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Covenant Fellowship Church by the Rev. David Neff, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; to the American Cancer Society, 1236 Huffman Mill Road, No. 1050, Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1913 Rogers Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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September 23 & 24, 2000
Mr. Coy Ernest McAdams
    GRAHAM — Mr. Coy Ernest McAdams, 87, of 513 Paris St., died at 6:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of two years.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Louise Fagge McAdams, who survives, and the son of Mr. Eugene E. McAdams and Mrs. Jessie Long McAdams, both deceased. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was retired from Hal’s Men Shop and was a former employee of Ashburns. He was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church, where he was in the Brotherhood Sunday school class and was a deacon. He was a past member of the Graham Exchange Club. He was a U.S. Army Air Corp. veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Mr. Ronald Coy McAdams of North Hollywood, Calif. and Mr. Jeffrey Lynn McAdams of Raleigh.
    He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Ione M. Morris and Mrs. Carolyn M. Moore and three brothers, Mr. William E. McAdams, Mr. James R. McAdams and Mr. Hal L. McAdams.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Graham Presbyterian Church Parlor by Dr. William C. Weckerly, pastor and the Rev. Lou East, associate pastor. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Honorary pallbearers will be the Brotherhood Sunday school class.
    The family will be in the church one hour before the funeral and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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July 14, 2000
Mrs. Mary Ruth Fulton McAdams
     BURLINGTON — Mrs. Mary Ruth Fulton McAdams, 86, of Twin Lakes Center, died at 11:23 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after one year of failing health.
     A native of Walnut Cove, she was the wife of the late Mr. Hal L. McAdams Sr., and the daughter of Mr. John Gideon Fulton and Mrs. Emma Webster Fulton, both deceased. She was a former teacher for Alamance County Schools and was an active member in the Leornian Club and the Book Club of Graham. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and choir member.
     Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Anne Fortney of Burlington; a son, Mr. Hal L. McAdams Jr. of Greensboro; three sisters, Mrs. Frances Mason of Southern Pines, Mrs. Alice Greene of Columbia, S.C., and Mrs. Margaret Ellington of Walnut Cove; and three grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Graham Presbyterian Church by Dr. William C. Weckerly, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be in the church parlor one hour before the service and at other times at the home of Mrs. Anne Fortney, 2714 W. Front St., D–6, Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253.
     McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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October 3, 2000
Mr. James Lee McBride
    MEBANE — Mr. James Lee McBride, 38, of 167 Lake Latham Road, died at 3:07 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, en route to Alamance Regional Medical Center after being hit by a train at Lake Latham Road and Gibson Road.
    Born March 21, 1962, in Alamance County, he was the son of Mr. Phillip W. McBride and Mrs. Joyce Boggs McBride, who both survive. He was employed at C.B. Christopher Heating and Air Conditioning Co. He was a Baptist.
    Survivors other than his parents of the home include two brothers, Mr. Johnny McBride and Mr. Donald McBride, both of Mebane.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. James Florence, pastor of Florence Memorial Baptist Church.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 Wednesday evening and at other times at the home.

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Feb. 16, 2006
Danny Branch McCuiston
    GRAHAM — Danny Branch McCuiston, 49, of 210 North St., died Monday, Feb. 13, 2006.
    Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Ann McCuiston, Cathy Marie McCuiston, and Cheryl Lynn McCuiston, all of the home.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, February 16, 2006.

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September 8, 1999
Ms. Retha McGee
    BURLINGTON — Ms. Retha McGee, 80, of 602 S. Sellars Mill Road, died at 9:18 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Harnett County, she was the daughter of Mr. James H. McGee and Mrs. Mary Jones McGee, both deceased. She was retired from Collins and Aikman and was a member of Ireland Street Chapel.
    Survivors include two sisters, Ms. Muriel McGee of the home and Mrs. Audrey M. Wagner of Burlington; and a brother, Mr. Ray Allen McGee of Graham.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Vara Surber; and a brother, Mr. James H. McGee Jr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.

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June 2, 2001
Mrs. Elizabeth Estelle Steele Ray McGuire
    MEBANE — Mrs. Elizabeth Estelle Steele Ray McGuire, 76, of 212 N. Ninth St., died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center, after six months of failing health, two day critical.
    Born Jan. 25, 1925, in Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Roy Eugene Steele and Mrs. Jewel Pennington Steele, both deceased. She was retired from the Andrews Memorial Readiness Center and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include a son, Mr. Larry B. Ray of Alamance; daughters, Mrs. Ann (Troy) Terry, Mrs. Sue (Gurney) Pickard and Mrs. Gail (Donald) Hill, all of Burlington, Mrs. Frankie (Gary) Kendall of Graham, Mrs. Cyndi (Rick) Little of Whitsett, Mrs. Billie (Eddie) Shoe and Mrs. Johnnie (Jeff) Patterson, both of Mebane; a sister, Mrs. Sally Mozelle Moody of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother and sister, Bill and Polly Ray of Graham; 22 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three stepgrandchildren and six great-stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Randy Majors. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the home.

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Feb. 16, 2006
James McKenney
    GRAHAM — James McKenney , 58, of 1158 Trollinger Road, died at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2006 at Sharpe Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday one hour prior to the service.

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December 22, 1999
Mr. Belvin Webster Melton
    MEBANE — Mr. Belvin Webster Melton, 78, of 2217 U.S. 70, died at 9:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after two months of failing health, 18 days critical.
    A native of Rowan County, he was the husband of Mrs. Marie Dawson Melton, who survives, and the son of Mr. Lonnie Thomas Melton and Mrs. Lois Gaynelle Walker Melton, both deceased. He was retired from Western Electric after 30 years of service. He was U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham, where he served as a deacon and an usher.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Lisa Melton Turbeville of Wilmington; a son, Mr. Belvin E. Melton of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Colleen M. Newsome and Mrs. Connie M. Green, both of Burlington; three grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Pfc. Rodney W. Melton.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Graham by Dr. Paul Lane, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Graham Building Fund, 224 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253

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March 18, 1999
Mr. Robert L. Meredith
     GRAHAM — Mr. Robert Lee Meredith, 48, of 21-C Cates Circle, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
     A native of Aurora, Ill., he was the son of Mr. Harold Wayne Meredith and Mrs. Dorothy Marian Lorang Meredith, both deceased.
     Survivors include a son, Mr. Robert Wayne Meredith.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Bob Cauthren.
     Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements

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November 22, 1999
Mr. Melvin Maurice Minor
    GRAHAM — Mr. Melvin Maurice Minor, 73, of 112 Travora St., died at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999 at Duke University Medical Center after several years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the wife of Mrs. Gladys Reid Minor, who survives, and the son of Mr. James Robert Minor and Mrs. Katie Hicks Minor, both deceased. He was retired from Western Electric and AT&T.
    Survivors other than his wife include three sons, Mr. Mike Minor of Rustburg, Va., Mr. Steven Minor of Knightdale and Mr. Ronald Minor of Graham; a brother, Mr. Al Minor of Durham; and four grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Earl Minor.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Garland Walker. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park
    The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122

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January 8, 2000
Mr. William Otis Minor
     GRAHAM — Mr. William Otis Minor, 86, of 3489 Gradenview Way, Tallahassee, Fla., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at his home. He was formerly of 255 Dixon Road, Graham.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Juanita Faucette Minor and the son of Mr. Julius Harrison Minor and Mrs. Alberta Terrell Minor, both deceased. He was former owner and operator of Textile Parts Manufacturing and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a former member of Glen Hope Baptist Church and Riverside Baptist Church.
     Survivors include two sons, Mr. William Otis "Bill" Minor Jr. of Pennsylvania and Mr. Larry W. Minor of the home; a sister, Mrs. Annie Dare Minor Thompson of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Arthur Minor of Graham; and four grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Danny Keith Minor; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Mae Minor Johnson, Mrs. Maude Minor Gillispie and Mrs. Myrtle Minor Blackwood; and two brothers, Mr. Robert "Bob" Minor and Mr. Avery Minor.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley and the Rev. Albert Burgeron. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 9:30 to 11 Tuesday morning.
     Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, William Black Residential Building, 650 W. 168th St., New York, N.Y. 10032.

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February 19, 1999
Mrs. Ann N. Mitchell
     RALEIGH — Mrs. Ann Nahale Mitchell, 72, formerly of Burlington, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, at Wellington Nursing Center in Knightdale.
     Born in Kona, Hawaii, in 1926, she was the wife for 38 years to the late Mr. Joseph Edwin Mitchell.
     Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Betty Jane Nahale Beamer of Kamuela, Hawaii; a son, Mr. Rick Mitchell of Raleigh; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Raleigh. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the funeral home from 7:30 to 9 this evening.

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April 14, 2005
Mary Elizabeth Harvel Mitchell
    GRAHAM — Mary Elizabeth Harvel Mitchell, 86, of 100 Hall St., died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at her home.
    A native of Elco, Ill., she was the wife of Paul Kenneth Mitchell, who survives, and the daughter of the late Harry and Bessie Harvel. She was a homemaker and attended Beacon Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include two daughters, Paula Milano of Vienna, Va. and Pamela Atkins of Graham; four grandchildren, Sharon Hanks of Oakton, Va., Robin Milano of Vienna, Va., Cristy Slawson of Yazoo City, Miss., and Raymond Milano of Stafford, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Christian Avila of Fairfax, Va. and Mitchell Hanks of Oakton, Va.; a brother, Charles Harvel of Tamms, Ill.; and a sister, Hazel Dolanski of Hartford, Wis.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2005 at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Mr. Gerald Counts, the Rev. Michael Karns, and the Rev. Greg Barkman. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the residence of Pamela Atkins, 4l4 Ridgecrest Drive in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, April 14, 2005.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcclurefuneralservice.com  

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April 13, 2001
Miss Eva May Monroe
     BURLINGTON — Miss Eva May Monroe, 74, of 1527 Sandy Cross Road, died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after several years of failing health.
     A native of Bladen County, she was the daughter of Mr. Cole Monroe and Mrs. Cora Spencer Monroe, both deceased.
     Survivors include a niece of the home.
     The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lawson’s Mortuary in Graham by the Rev. Willie Barton. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Lawson’s Mortuary in Graham .

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June 30, 2000
Mrs. Audrey Guthrie Moon
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Audrey Guthrie Moon, 78, of 1247 S. Main St., died Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill as a result of an automobile accident.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. J. Vernon Moon and the daughter of Mr. Loy E. Guthrie and Mrs. Daisy Thompson Guthrie, both deceased. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church and the North Carolina Association of Educators. She was a retired teacher for Alamance County Schools with 30 years of service.
    Survivors include a son, Mr. John V. Moon of Mebane; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Fuquay of Burlington; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Pugh and Mrs. Edith Mogle.
    The funeral will be conducted at 5 p.m. today at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr., pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the home.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

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Oct. 17, 2000
Mrs. Blondie Harward Moore
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Blondie Harward Moore, 58, of 1017-E Ivey Road, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at her home after several years of failing health.
    A native of Durham County, she was the daughter of Mr. Paul Harward and Mrs. Goldie Lee Harward, both deceased. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Graham.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. Rodney Elliott of Cedar Grove, Mr. Frank Bridges of Graham and Mr. Mickey Bridges of Burlington; three sisters, Mrs. Wanda Riley of Saxapahaw, Mrs. Coleen Sechrist of Hillsborough and Mrs. Pansy Riley of Hillsborough; two brothers, Mr. Paul F. Harward of Mebane and Mr. William Riley of Hillsborough; and four grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Paula King.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Baptist Church by the Rev. Dallas Brown, pastor, and the Rev. Ralph Bowman. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times, at the home of a son, Mr. Frank Bridges, 3256 Woodside Ave., Graham.

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June 2, 1999
Mr. B.W. Moore
    GRAHAM — Mr. B.W. "Brad" Moore, 62, of Burlington, died at 5:09 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.
    A native of Anson County, he was the son of Mr. J.T. Moore and Mrs. Eunice Braswell Moore, both deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Lisa Moore Alcon of Graham; two sons, Mr. Mike Moore of Graham and Mr. Terry L. Moore of Raleigh; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Hartley of Albemarle and Mrs. Betty Jean Lee of Morvan; a brother, Mr. Everette Moore of Burlington; and six grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Lorine Tucker, and a brother, Mr. Charles Moore.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Lester Haney. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham following the service, and at other times at the home of the daughter, 2400 Rogers Road, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the Alamance County Humane Society, P.O. Box 3673, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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July 20, 2006
Mr. Larry Lee Moore
    GRAHAM — Mr. Larry Lee Moore , 64, of 2402 Arabian Lane, York, S.C., died Monday, July 17, 2006, at the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mary King Moore , who survives, and the son of Mrs. Kathleen Smith Moore , who survives, and the late William Lee Moore . He was a retired service manager for Industrial Engine Inc., and was a U.S. Navy veteran.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Graham, include a daughter, Sheri Motts of Henderson, N.C.; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, James Boyd Moore .
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2006, at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Graham by the Rev. Norman Whitney, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Public viewing will begin at 11 a.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home, 1030 S. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253. The family will receive friends on Friday at 10 a.m. at the church prior to the service, and at other times, will be at the home of the mother, 2256 Cooper Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    The family would like to express their love and appreciation for all those who helped provide healthcare for Larry , and a special thinks for Dr. Daniel Tierney.
    Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016; or to the Lupus Foundation of America, 2000 L. Street N.W., Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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April 21, 2006
Mrs. Dawn Smith Mullins
    HOOVER, Ala. — Mrs. Dawn Smith Mullins , 36, of 4354 Village Green Way, Hoover, Ala., died at her residence on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 6 p.m. following one year of declining health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mark L. Mullins , and the daughter of Fred and Judy Smith . She was a graduate of Graham High School and UNC at Greensboro with a B.A. Degree. She was a homemaker and a member of Covenant United Methodist Church in High Point.
    In addition to the husband of the home and the parents of Elon, survivors include two daughters, Emily Grace Mullins and Ellie Faith Mullins , both of the home; one sister, Ms. Teresa Smith Bristow of High Point; two nephews, Jason Kurtz and Brian Kurtz; one niece, Erica Bristow; and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lois B. Allen of Graham.
    The funeral will be conducted at Covenant United Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point, N.C. today, April 21, 2006 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. John Fitzgerald. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service. A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park today at 2:30 p.m.
    The family will receive friends at other times at the residence of Fred and Judy Smith , 1004 Brookview Drive, Elon, N.C.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Brain Tumor Foundation, 22 Battery St., Suite 612, San Francisco, Calif. 94111-5520 and the Odyssey Healthcare (Hospice), 2000B Southbridge Parkway, Suite 150, Birmingham, Ala. 35209.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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July 4, 2002
Ralph Graham Mullis
    GRAHAM — Ralph Graham Mullis, 76, of 419 Graham Road, died at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Duke University Medical Center.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Norma Ray Mullis, who survives, and the son of the late James Evie Mullis and Alta Reynolds Mullis Jones. He retired as supervisor of the Cone Mills Tabardrey Plant and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Haw River and the Prayer Warriors Sunday school class. He was also a member of the Haw River Senior Citizens and the Historical Museum.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Bonita Mullis Leasure and Sharon Mullis Lloyd, both of Graham, and LuAnn Mullis of High Point; two brothers, E. Bruce Mullis of Mebane and David Jones of Burlington; three granddaughters, Robbie Bowland Keenan of Gainesville, Ga., Danielle Sutton of Yanceyville, and Jennifer Leasure of Graham; and a great-granddaughter, Emily Keenan of Gainesville.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Haw River by the Rev. Kenneth Wilson. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Haw River, P.O. Box 370, Haw River, N.C. 27258.

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November 13, 2005
Mr. Comann Earle Myrick
     GRAHAM — Mr. Comann Earle Myrick 48, of 314 W. Market St., died at 8:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2005 at Alamance Regional Medical Center following five years of declining health and one month of critical illness.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Laura Brafford Myrick , who survives, and the son of Junia Alton Myrick , who survives, and the late Margaret Elizabeth Freeman Myrick . He was an electrical contractor and a member of Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church for more than 15 years.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home and his father of Graham, are a daughter, Ms. Tonya Renee Myrick of the home; two sons, Mr. Richard Dwayne Straughan Jr. of Burlington and Mr. James Alton Myrick of the home; three brothers, Mr. James Reid Myrick and wife Rhonda of Beaufort, N.C., Mr. David Allen Myrick of Alamance, and Mr. Alton Eugene Myrick and wife Anita of Graham; one sister, Mrs. Connie Ross and husband Norman of Haw River; and several nieces and nephews.
     The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jerry Flood and the Rev.. Michael Leburg. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 3 until 5 this afternoon and other times at the residence.
     Memorials may be made to Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1357, Graham, NC 27253
     Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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October 4, 2000
Mr. Fred M. Neal
    LAKE LURE — Mr. Fred M. Neal, 58, of 160 Dockside Drive, died at 9:40 a.m., Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte after a sudden illness.
    A native of Halifax, he was the son of Mr. Frederick Marshall Neal and Mrs. Mary Hockaday Weatherford Neal, both deceased. He was retired from GMAC in Charlotte and was a part-time real estate agent. He was a Catholic and a graduate of Williams High School where he lettered for four years in football, baseball and basketball. He attended the University of South Carolina.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Tracy Neal Arnold of Belmont; two sons, Mr. Gerald Wade Neal of Albemarle and Mr. Frederick Garland Neal of Matthews; a sister, Mrs. Linda Neal Kepley of Graham; a stepsister, Mrs. Patsy W. Hawk of Maiden, Va.; a half brother, Mr. Joseph Anthony Weatherford of Matthews; and five grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. John Futterer. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and at other times at the home of a sister, Mrs. Linda Neal Kepley, 1142 Geneva Albright Road, in Graham.

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September 16 & 17 1999
Mrs. Kay E. Neal
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Kay Evans Neal, 60, of 413 Moser St., died at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, at her home after one year of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Meckenburg County, she was the wife of Mr. James Timothy "Tim" Neal, who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Edna Elizabeth Collins White, who survives, and Mr. Henry Thomas Evans and Mrs. Josephone Edwards Evans, both deceased, and the late Mr. William Whitworth. She was an employee of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. She was a member of the Patient to Patient Program at UNC Hospitals, and member of the Women of the Moose Lodge No. 649. She was a 1957 graduate of Graham High School and a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church. She was an amateur writer and a published poet.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and mother of Ridge Manor, Fla., include a daughter, Miss Jennifer Armetta Neal of the home; three sons, Mr. Jack Thomas Turner of Greensboro, Mr. Christopher Samuel Turner of Graham and Mr. Tod Evans Turner of Haw River; two sisters, Mrs. Anne Powers of Burlington and Ms. Carol White of Orlando, Fla.; and a brother, Mr. Kenneth White of Ridge Manor.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Shirley Whitworth and Mrs. Faye Carpenter.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim Hobbs, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Friday evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; to Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, C.B. No. 7295, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599-7295; or to Emmanuel United Methodist Chruch, 2331 La Vista Drive, Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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April 4, 2001
Mr. Theodore G. Neal
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Theodore G. "Ted" Neal, 68, of 1110 Lynn Drive, Graham, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after two months of failing health.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Mrs. Erma Dell Phillips Neal, who survives, and the son of Mr. Patrick H. Neal and Mrs. Bessie Lou Ellen Burgess Neal, both deceased.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Mr. Richard G. Neal of Graham and Mr. Patrick R. "Pete" Neal of Cary; a sister, Mrs. Sylvia N. Stuart of Mebane; and six grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Peggy Barber, and a brother, Mr. Harry Neal.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God, and the Rev. Jack Phillips, pastor of Zion Christian Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. Richard Neal, 4462 E. Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, Graham.

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June 25, 2002
Mrs. Alice Bell Newlin
     BURLINGTON — Mrs. Alice Bell Newlin, 86, of Alamance Health Care Center, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at the center.
     A native of Kittrell, she was the wife of the late James Henry Newlin, and the daughter of the late Ms. Mamie Bell. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Graham.
     She is survived by a brother, Mr. Charles Watson of Temple Hill, Md.
     The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Blackwell Funeral Home, Burlington. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     Viewing will be at the funeral home from 1 to 9 p.m. today.

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March 16, 2002
Peggy W. Norman
     GRAHAM — Peggy W. Norman, of 700 Oakley St., died at 6:10 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2002.
     She was a former employee of Randon Knitwear Inc.
     Survivors include a daughter, Penny Ausley and son-in-law, Roger Ausley of Graham; a brother, Forrest Wolfe of Berkley, Mich.; four sisters, Molly Presnell and Aundra Barham, both of Burlington, Jerry Stewart of Graham, and JoAnn Oakes of Lincolnton; and two grandsons, Joshua Ausley and Jordan Ausley.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Wolfe and Grace Wolfe.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Pastor Frederick H. Bunts. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6:30 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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February 15, 2001
Mr. Coy Thomas Overman Sr.
     BURLINGTON — Mr. Coy Thomas Overman Sr., 76, of 1032 N. Mebane St., died at 1:17 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a illness of two weeks. He was a former resident of Swepsonville.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Ruby Williams Overman, and the son of Mr. Herbert Roosevelt Overman and Mrs. Bessie Stanley Overman, both deceased. He was retired from Macfield Texturing Inc. and was a Baptist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where he served in Graves Registration. He was a member of the Men’s Golf Association at Shamrock Golf Course and was a retired member of the Swepsonville semi-pro baseball team.
     Survivors include a daughter, Miss Jackie W. Overman of Haw River; a son, Mr. Coy Thomas "Tommy" Overman Jr. of Graham; two brothers, Mr. Lacy Overman of Ramseur and Mr. Gerald Overman of Swepsonville; two grandchildren and one stepgrandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jeffrey W. Sykes, pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Greensboro. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of Mr. Tommy Overman, 323 Forest Drive, Graham.
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February 16, 2001
Mr. Coy Thomas Overman Sr.
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Coy Thomas Overman Sr., 76, of 1032 N. Mebane St., died at 1:17 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a illness of two weeks. He was a former resident of Swepsonville.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Ruby Williams Overman, and the son of Mr. Herbert Roosevelt Overman and Mrs. Bessie Stanley Overman, both deceased. He was retired from Macfield Texturing Inc. and was a Baptist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where he served in Graves Registration. He was a member of the Men’s Golf Association at Shamrock Golf Course and was a retired member of the Swepsonville Semi Pro Baseball Team.
    Survivors include a daughter, Miss Jackie W. Overman of Haw River; a son, Mr. Coy Thomas "Tommy" Overman Jr. of Graham; two brothers, Mr. Lacy Overman of Ramseur and Mr. Gerald Overman of Swepsonville; two grandchildren and one stepgrandchild.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Goley Overman and Mr. Bob Overman.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jeffrey W. Sykes, pastor of First Church of the Nazerene in Greensboro. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the home of Mr. Tommy Overman, 323 Forest Drive, Graham.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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May 22, 1999
Mr. Leonard Packenham
     GRAHAM — Mr. Leonard Dwight Packenham of 314 Fields St., died Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after a sudden illness.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Mrs. Mary Graves Packenham who survives, and the late Mr. George Thomas Packenham. He was a machine operator at GKN. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of First Baptist Church of Graham.
     Survivors other than his mother of the home include a daughter, Ms. Lasonia Packenham of Durham; a son, Mr. George Packenham Jr. of Cary; and a sister, Ms. Veronia Vaughn of Graham.
     The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Graham by the Rev. H. V. Miles, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the residence in Graham.
     Sharpe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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September 23, 2001
Mrs. Viola Laws Page
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Viola Laws Page, 83, of 1221 NC 54 Swepsonville Rd., Swepsonville, N.C., died at 4:55 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2001 at the White Oak Manor of Burlington after two years of failing health.
    A native of New Port, Tenn., she was the wife of the late Moses Glenn Page and the daughter of Jesse and Rachel Miller Laws, both deceased. She was retired from Isley Hosiery.
    Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Marie and Tommy Smith of Swepsonville and Shirley Ramsey of New Port, Tenn.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Janie Page of Swepsonville, Lloyd and Betty Green and Glenn and Joyce Green, all of New Port, Tenn.; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Green.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Howard Silver and the Rev. Paul West. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and other times at the home of the daughter at 1251 NC 54 Swepsonville Rd., Swepsonville, N.C.

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October 8, 2002
Mr. Henry Zeb "Jack" Pass
    GRAHAM — Mr. Henry Zeb "Jack" Pass, 72, of 3148 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd., Graham, at died 2:50 a.m., Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at the Hospice Home, Burlington after one year declining and one week critical illness.
    Born Dec. 2, 1929 and a native of Gaston County, he was the husband of the late Peggy Farrell Pass of 40 years and the son of Julius Chapman Pass, Sr. and Fannie Brooks Pass, both deceased. Mr. Pass served as a Seaman in the U.S. Navy from January 18, 1949 – January 15, 1952. Having worked for nearly 35 years as a carpenter, he retired in 1991 from Central Builders, Inc. He was of the Baptist faith.
    He was a dedicated NASCAR racing fan, an avid deer hunter having belonged to the Jack Green Hunt Club (Butner), Rock Creek Hunt Club (Caswell) and the Elon Hunt Club (Elon) as well as being a passionate "sheephead" fisherman with many friends in the New Hanover coastal area.
    Survivors include a special friend and companion of 8 years, Rita S. Pass (Reedy) of Graham; three daughters, Mrs. Dianne Shackelford and husband, Jimmy of Raleigh, Mrs. Jackie Lohr and husband, Keith of Graham, Ms. Lisa Pass and companion, Mike Linens of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Johnny Pass and wife, Sherri of Haw River and Mr. Todd Pass of the home; five grandchildren, Shaun Glosson (U.S. Army) serving in Afghanistan, Haley Lohr of Graham and triplet grandsons, Jeremiah, Jordan, and Jackson Pass of Haw River; a sister, Mrs. Christine Justice and husband, Paschal; two brothers, Mr. W. E. Pass and wife, Myrtle of Swepsonville and Mr. J. C. "Jay" Pass and wife, Ruby of Swepsonville; brothers-in-law, Mr. Benny Wagoner of Graham, and Mr. Wayne Farrell and wife, Kathy of Burlington; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Hilda Johnson of Burlington, Mrs. Maxine Powell and husband, Robert of Burlington, Mrs. Claire Farrell of Burlington, and Mrs. Sue Farrell of Graham; numerous nieces and nephews.
    Other than the wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Peggy Pass Payne and Mrs. Helen Pass Lynch Wagoner; a brother, Mr. Prince "Tub" Pass; and three brothers-in-law, Mr. Truman Farrell, Mr. Delbert Farrell, and Mr. June "Buck" Payne.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7:00 til 9:00 p.m., Tuesday. At other times they will be at the residence at 3148 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd., Graham.
    The funeral will be held at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Howard Silvers and the Rev. Richard A. Glosson, officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 or Alexander Wilson Friends of the Library in honor of (the grandchildren of Jack Pass) 2518 N. Highway 54, Graham, NC 27253.
    The family would like to thank Mrs. Louise Thomey and Hospice for the love and care given during the illness of Mr. Pass.

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November 6, 2005
Alice Dale Ellis Patton
    RALEIGH — Alice Dale Ellis Patton, 87, died peacefully at her home of 15 years in Raleigh following three years of declining health.
    She was born in Jan. 8, 1918, daughter of the late John Oliver and Rosa Annabell Cain Ellis, in Bladen County, N.C. Mrs. Patton was an active member of Riverside Baptist Church in Graham for many years, where she taught the Ladies Adult Sunday School Class and assisted with the Junior Choir Program. She was employed as a co-manager with Ralph Scott Life Services for mentally challenged adults in Alamance County for a number of years.
    Mrs. Patton is survived by her sons, Wayne Anthony Patton of Lincolnton, Ga. and Simmons Gibbons Stephens Jr. and wife Sherry of Burlington; daughters, Carrie Ann Stephens Small and husband Doug of Raleigh, Phyllis Patton Grigg of Graham, Dawn Patton Genest and husband Tom of Jacksonville, Fla., Janet Patton Foushee of Elon, and Juanita Patton Currin and husband Pat of Stem. She is also survived by her beloved brother, Thomas Cedric Ellis of Wake Forest; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; and many loving nieces and nephews.
    Mrs. Patton was preceded in death by husbands Simmons Gibbons Stephens in 1942 and Nelson Alexander Patton in 2005; brothers, Douglas Ellis and Frank Ellis; and sister, Annie Laurie Ellis Howard.
    The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. today, November 6, 2005 at Riverside Baptist Church, 1568 East Harden Street, Graham, N.C. 27253, by the Rev. Bob Stephenson and the Rev. Curtis Oakley. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home, 1030 South Main Street, Graham, N.C. 27253 from 1 until 3 this afternoon.
    Memorial flowers are welcome. Donations may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary’s St., Raleigh, N.C. 27605 or Riverside Baptist Church Property Improvement Fund (IF).
    Online condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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May 23, 2000
Mrs. Minnie Douglas Pendergrass
     HAW RIVER — Mrs. Minnie Douglas Pendergrass, 91, of 804 Keck Road, died at 15 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after four weeks of failing health, five days critical.
     A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Waylon Pendergrass and the daughter of Mr. William G. Douglas and Mrs. Addie Riley Douglas, both deceased. She was retired from Walkers Day Nursery and was a charter member of Graham Pentecostal Holiness Church and attended Harvest Hills Church of God.
     Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Carroll of Haw River and Mrs. Margie Bailiff Preston of Fort Mill, S.C.; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Ritchie of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Edward H. Douglas of Chapel Hill; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one stepgrandchild.
     She was preceded in death by four sisters, Mrs. Stella White, Mrs. Mary Layton, Mrs. Ethel Gates and Mrs. Fannie Andrews; and three brothers, Mr. William Douglas, Mr. Frank Douglas and Mr. James Douglas; and a great-grandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jerry Tow, the Rev. Greg Williamson and Dr. Russell Morris. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Carroll, 804 Keck Road, Haw River.

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October 4, 2006
Mrs. Maggie Baldwin Perkins
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Maggie Baldwin Perkins , formerly of 1101 Trollinger Road, Graham, died on Sept. 30, 2006, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    Born in Chatham County, she was a member of Children’s Chapel United Church of Christ, where the funeral will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Rodney K. Foxx, pastor, will officiate and burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    Viewing will be at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday. Family visitation will be at the church on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
    She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Linda P. Warren and husband, the Rev. Allen E. Warren, of Burlington; three sons, Grady Perkins and wife, Phillis, of Burlington, Kenneth "Shike" Perkins of the home, and Lt. Col. Jesse Jerome Perkins of the U.S. Marine Corps and wife, Dr. Vonda R. Perkins of Atlanta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Edna Mae Leake of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, Mr. John Wesley Baldwin of Graham and Mr. Victor Baldwin of Newport News, Va.
    Condolences may be sent to hargettbryant@bellsouth.net.

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September 19, 2002
The Rev. Dwight Milton Perry
     GRAHAM — An angel was dispatched from heaven at 4:40 AM Wednesday September 18, 2002 to escort Rev. Dwight Milton Perry, 63, of 1009-B Ivey Rd., Graham on his heavenly flight.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Annie Ruth McKinney Perry who survives and son of the late Charlie Perry and Lottie Edmonds Perry. He was a retired Baptist minister, General Contractor and a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.
     Rev. Perry is waiting in heaven for his beloved wife, Mrs. Annie Ruth McKinney Perry of the home; 4 daughters, Ms. Teresa Perry of Newport News, VA; Mrs. Robin Perry Southard Bunting and her husband Gene of Burlington, Mrs. Debbie Perry Arthur and her husband Harley of Burlington and Mrs. Janice Perry Oliver and her husband Jeff of Elon, son; Rev. D.L. Perry and his wife Kim "Sunshine" of Burlington, 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.   
     Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday September 20, 2002 at the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. D. L. Perry pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church and Rev. Gene Bunting of Lighthouse Baptist Church and Rev. James McKinney pastor of Open Bible Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Graham Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory from 7-9 PM Thursday, and at other times at the residence.

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April 27, 2006
Mary Brewer Pickard
    GRAHAM — On Tuesday, April 25, 2006, Mrs. Mary B. Pickard , 74, of 2356 Cooper Road, Graham, after a courageous 14-month battle with cancer, left the Hospice Home of Alamance to be eternally home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Mrs. Mary was loved by many and will be missed by all.
    Born in Alamance County December 12, 1931, she was the daughter of Mr. Elbert F. Brewer and Mrs. Josie "Grandma" Sykes Brewer , and wife of the late William Pickard Sr. who are now showing her around heaven and the mansion that Jesus has for her.
    Mrs. Mary loved children and babies and was very proud of her great-grandson, Nathaniel. Mrs. Mary retired from Memorial Hospital, Hollywood, Fla. and moved back to Graham in 1995 to a huge circle of family and quickly made friends with all she met. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church and the Ladies’ Bible Class.
    Mrs. Mary is survived by two sons, William Jr. of the home and Ricky (Sharlene) of Dunnellon, Fla.; and a daughter, Gloria (Dwight, Jr.) Kernodle of Denver, N.C. Her grandchildren are Gregg (Meredith) Kernodle of Holly Springs, N.C., Bryan Kernodle, a Senior at Elon, Sharlotte (Tim) Burke, Seth, Shellye, and Stephanie Pickard ; and a great-grandson, Nathaniel Burke, all of Dunnellon, Fla.
    Mrs. Mary is survived by a loving circle of sisters and brothers, Mrs. Virginia B. Davis of Carrboro, Mrs. Martha (Roy Lee) Cobb of Burlington, Winfred (Mildred) Brewer , Mrs. Doris B. Davis, Mrs. Mildred (Jacob) Blalock, Mr. Gene (Joy) Brewer , twin sisters, Mrs. Fay (Donald) Isley and Mrs. Kay B. Reynolds, all of Graham.
    Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews that will miss Mrs. Mary baby sitting them or stopping to visit her.
    Visitation will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Curtis Oakley, and the Rev. Bob Stephenson at Riverside Baptist Church in Graham on Friday, April 28, 2006 at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family expresses heartfelt thanks to all who have called, visited, and sent cards for the past 14 months. We are especially thankful and touched by all the prayers from all because that is what got Mrs. Mary and her family through this time. It has been a long road she traveled, but Jesus guided her and now has received this angel into an eternal resting place, Heaven.
    Many thanks to the doctors, nurses, staff at Alamance Regional Medical Center, the Cancer Center of Alamance, Dr. Byrnette and staff and the kind staff at the Hospice Home for their dedication and care of our mother.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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April 30, 2006
James Howard "Jim" Pierce Sr.
    GRAHAM — James Howard "Jim" Pierce Sr., 80, of 404 Eden Court, died at 3:40 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2006 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro after one week of critical illness.
    A native of Scottsville, Va., he was a U.S. Army veteran and a charter member of the New Covenant Fellowship Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Eunice Lynch Pierce of the home; a daughter, Ann Hudson of Wilmington; a son, Jim Pierce Jr. of Pleasant Garden; two stepsons, Mark Lane of Beulaville, N.C. and Wayne Lane of Graham; a sister, Beulah Beran of Richmond, Va.; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, William Howard Pierce and Emily Jane Pearce Pierce ; a daughter, Poppy Jean King; three sisters, Georgia Powell, Louise Patterson and Mae Abernathy; and three brothers, Charles Pierce , Lloyd Pierce and Earl Pierce .
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2006 at the New Covenant Fellowship Church in Graham by the Rev. David Neff. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 12:30 p.m. until service time. At other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1913 Rogers Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Condolences may be made to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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February 9, 2003
Mr. Ronald Michael Pittman
    GRAHAM — Mr. Ronald Michael Pittman, 34, of 601 N. Melville St., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after three years of failing health. He was a native of Orange County.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Teresa Carter Pittman of the home; father, Mr. Ronald Mack Pittman of Bear Creek; stepmother, Mrs. Patti Pittman of Bear Creek; mother, Mrs. Margaret Tapp of Carrboro; four sisters; three nieces and one nephew.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. James L. Rosser. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. At other times, the family will receive friends at the residence, 601 N. Melville St., Graham.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Emergency Kidney Fund, c/o Burlington Kidney Center, 3325 Garden Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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July 16, 2001
Mr. Robert W. Pollok
     GRAHAM — Mr. Robert "Bob" W. Pollok, 54, of 502 Eastway Lane, died at 5:35 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson after a sudden illness.
     A native of Durham County, he was the husband of Mrs. Kathy Overman Pollok, who survives, and the son of J. Norwood Pollok and Kathran "Kay" Richmond Pollok, who survive. He was a former employee of Premier Farnell Products of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of Vietnam and a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Durham.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home and parents of Durham include a daughter, Ms. Amy Elizabeth Pollok of Graham; a son, Petty Officer Matthew Ryan Pollok of Portsmouth, Va.; and a sister, Mrs. Kathy P. Bordeaux of Timberlake.
     He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Wesley Pollok.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Charlie May. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.

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February 8, 1999
Mr. Louie E. Porter
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Louie Elbert Porter, 64, of 2364 Pinecroft Drive, died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, at his home after 1½ years of failing health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Vera Marie Eastwood Porter, who survives, and the son of Mr. Louis Jasper Porter and Mrs. Lessie Williams Newman, both deceased. He was a retired textile employee and attended Vickers Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Teresa Blackstock of Alamance, Mrs. Lisa Bridges of Johnsonville, S.C., and Mrs. Christy Jenkins of Reidsville; two sons, Mr. Ronnie Wade of Haw River and Mr. Mark Porter of Manson; a sister, Mrs. Della McLamb of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Billy Ray Collins of Wilmington; and 11 grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Lewis Elwood Porter; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. John Skenes, the Rev. Harold Proffitt and the Rev. Robby Lowe. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home in Graham from 7 to 9 Monday evening and at other times at the home.

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July 14, 2001
Mrs. Mary Birchett Porter
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mrs. Mary Birchett Porter, 92, of 122 Carolina St., died at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2001, at the Health Care and Rehab of Alamance.
    She was the daughter of Esca C. and Minnie Overton Birchett, both deceased. She was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include a son, James Manley Porter of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Pike of Graham and Ms. Ethel Birchett of Burlington; a brother, Nemon Birchett of Burlington.
    The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 5 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mrs. Minnie Pike, 349 L-3, Southern High School Road, Graham.

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November 14, 2002
Mr. Scott Thomas Porter
    GRAHAM — Mr. Scott Thomas Porter, 41, of 120 Amy Drive, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at the Hospice Home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Corene M. Meeks. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two brothers, Leon Wright and Barry Boyd, both of Graham.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Graham by the Rev. Norman F. Fargis Sr., pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, and at other times at the home of Leon Wright, 128 Sean Drive, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 515 N. Marshall St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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October 1, 2002
Mrs. Ruth Clark Porterfield
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Ruth Clark Porterfield, 85, of 301 Ward St., died at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after six months of declining health and three days critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Charles Doffie Porterfield Sr., and the daughter of the late John W. Clark and Mabelle Thomas Clark. She was a retired employee of Isley Knitting Mills and was a member of Graham Friends Church, the Golden Agers, and The Mamie Thompson Circle.
    Survivors include a son, Mr. Charles D. Porterfield Jr. of Graham; four daughters, Mrs. Linda Webster of Graham, Mrs. Dana Moore of Burlington, Mrs. Johnnie Bynum of Lincolnton, and Mrs. Charlene Northam of Jacksonville; two half brothers, Mr. Keith Clark and Mr. James Clark, both of Burlington; a half sister, Mrs. Lois Barber of Elon; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Mrs. Lucy Ellington Clark; three sisters, Ruby C. Boone, Vera C. McLendon, and Mildred C. Albright; a stepsister, Annabelle Kerzner; two brothers, William V. Clark and Coy N. Clark; two half brothers, Jack Clark and Joe Clark; and two stepbrothers, Vernon Smith and Wesley Smith.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Graham Friends Church by the Rev. Mark Ryman, and the Rev. Nelson Puffenbarger. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Graham Friends Church, 700 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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April 25, 1999
Mrs. Rachel L. Purvis
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Rachel Mae Lawrence Purvis, 89, of 111 Thompson Road, died at 2:15 a.m. Friday, April 23, 1999, at her home after 18 months of failing health, two weeks critical.
     A native of Patrick County, Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. John C. Purvis and the daughter of Mr. James Goode Lawrence and Mrs. Bertha Jane Gauldin Lawrence, both deceased. She was a retired bakery manager and the oldest member of Christ United Methodist Church.
     Survivors include one son, Mr. Paul E. Purvis of New Windsor, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Lawrence Smart and Mrs. Kate Purgason, both of Graham; one brother, Mr. Henry Lawrence of Burlington; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ United Methodist Church by the Rev. Nancy Sturdivant, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; or to Christ United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Mary Vaughn, 1727 S. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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Jan. 16, 2006
June Elizabeth Loy Ramsey
    THOMASVILLE — June Elizabeth Loy Ramsey went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 13, 2006 at her home.
    She is survived by her loving children, Donna Ramsey Foust of Graham, Bill Ramsey and wife Sherry of Burlington, Nat Ramsey of Graham, and Teri Ramsey of Thomasville. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Ashley Foust Harward, Trip Ramsey, Stephanie Wilburn, Brittany Ramsey, Gray Ramsey, Sarah-Grace Ramsey, and three great-grandchildren, as well as two sisters and one brother from Kentucky.
    She was preceded in death by her husband William Robert Ramsey Sr., her parents, Everette Loy and Pearl Antle Loy, as well as five brothers and sisters.
    The visitation will be held at McClure Funeral Service this evening, January 15, 2006 from 6 to 8pm.
    The funeral will be at McClure Funeral Chapel on Monday at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be accepting friends at the home of Nat Ramsey, 437 Banks St., Graham.
    Condolences can be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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October 24, 2000
Mrs. Daisy Freeland Randolph
     CHAPEL HILL — Mrs. Daisy Freeland Randolph, 77, of 3318 Ossipee Holiness Church Road, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after an illness of three months.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Theodore Roosevelt Randolph Sr., and the daughter of Mr. Will Freeland and Mrs. Tiny Leath Freeland, both deceased. She was a member of Mack’s Chapel United Holiness Church in Altamahaw and was retired from Monarch Hosiery Mill.
     Survivors include six sons, Mr. Theodore (Eleanor) Randolph Jr. of Reidsville, Mr. Leonard Randolph of Haw River, Lt. Eugene E. Randolph and Mr. Herbert (Jacqulyn) Randolph, both of Greensboro, Mr. Earl (Sonya) Randolph of Reidsville, and Mr. Timothy (Marilyn) Randolph of Landover, Md.; two daughters, Mrs. Gladys V. (Richard) King of Aurora, Colo., and Mrs. Mattie E. (Melvin) Dick of Whitsett; 26 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Willard Freeland; two sisters, Ms. Mozell Johnson and Ms. Leona Williams; and two sons, Sgt. Roy Howard Randolph and Mr. James Randolph.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Macks Chapel United Holiness Church by the Rev. Milton Rogers. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Blackwell Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 8 this evening.

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December 9, 2002
Mr. Adrian L. "Bill" Ray
     GRAHAM — Mr. Adrian L. "Bill" Ray, 78, of 602 Walker Ave., died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002 at the Hospice Home in Burlington.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Pauline Broadwell "Polly" Ray, who survives, and the son of James O. Ray and Mary Jane Norwood Ray, both deceased. He was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School and was a World War II Marine veteran. He retired from Cone Mills as an office clerk.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include seven nieces, Frankie Kendall, Ann Terry, Sue Pickard, Gail Hill, Billie Shoe, Cyndi Little and Johnnie Patterson; and two nephews, Jerry Ray and Larry Ray.
     He was preceded in death by four sisters, Adene Roach, Aileen Ray, Ethel Ray and Christine Ray; and five brothers, Victor Ray, Clyde Ray, Bernard "Bunn" Ray, Mahone "Pete" Ray and James B. "Buck" Ray.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Graham by the Rev. Norman F. Fargis Sr., pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park with military burial rites.
     The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham Monday afternoon from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at other times at the residence.
     Memorials may be made to the Tabernacle Baptist Church, 515 N. Marshall St., Graham, N.C. 27253 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217. 

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May 17, 2005
Myrtle Mozelle Ray
    BURLINGTON — Myrtle Mozelle Ray, 87, of 603 Georgia Ave., died May 15, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Franklin Pierce Ray, and the daughter of the late Edem Edgar Ray and Fleta Flora Hancock Ray. She was a retired textile worker and was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors include daughters, Jean R. (Tom) Berry and Nancy Ray (Don) Griffin, all of Snow Camp, and Laura R. (Drew) Catoe of Burlington; sons, Billy Frank (Celia) Ray of Archdale, Bobby Joe (Linda) Ray of Snow Camp, Donald Lee (Leona) Ray of Plantation, Fla., and Larry Eugene "Pete" (Rosemary) Ray of Elon; a sister, Dorothy R. Epperly of Burlington; a brother, Jack Clayton Ray of Graham; 12 grandchildren; six step grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Dare Silvey; and a brother, James Edgar Ray.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, May 17, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to mcclurefuneralservice.com

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Jan 3, 2003
Mr. Shannon Alan Ray
    GRAHAM — Mr. Shannon Alan Ray, 18, of 2206 Combs St., died at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a former student of Graham High School and was currently attending Western High School. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was of the Christian faith.
    Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Annette Campbell Briggs of the home; his stepfather, Mr. David Briggs of Mebane; a sister, Makayla Briggs of the home; grandparents, Eugene and Joyce Campbell of Burlington and Gary and Frankie Kendall of Graham; step grandparents, Mitch and Ann McCormack of Mebane and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Briggs of Roxboro; a great-grandmother, Mrs. Frances Thompson of Burlington; a special friend, Ms. Charity Sumner of Haw River; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. Richard Alan Ray.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Ronnie Bradford, and the Rev. Brad Caldwell. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence, 2206 Combs St., Burlington.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shannon Ray Memorial Fund, 2206 Combs St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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September 20, 2001
Mr. Elvin William Reaves Jr.
    McLEANSVILLE — Mr. Elvin William "Billy" Reaves Jr., 42, of 5216 Shoffner Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001.
    He was the son of Mrs. Frances Lunsford Reaves, who survives, and the late Elvin William "Shorty" Reaves Sr.
    Survivors other than his mother of Graham include five sisters, Mrs. Shirley Manning of Burlington, Mrs. Peggy Futrell of Snow Camp, Mrs. Vicky Teague of Elon and Mrs. Frances "Tootie" Brooks and Mrs. Shelby Temple, both of Mebane; and three brothers, Danny Reaves of Haw River and Charles Reaves and Ted Reaves, both of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Kathy Reaves Wilson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at Glen Raven Baptist Church by the Rev. Bobby Fann and the Rev. Denny Wall. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of the mother, 1213 Raspberry Run, Graham.

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April 27, 1999
Mr. James Reavis Sr.
    HAW RIVER — Mr. James Shelton "Mr. Jim" Reavis Sr., 58, of 810 Keck Road, died at 12:55 p.m. Monday, April 26, 1999, at his home after two years of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Gail Rhew Reavis, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Pauline Shelton Reavis, who survives, and the late Rev. J. Scott Reavis. He was the president of Haw River Flooring Inc. and was a charter member of the Central Alamance Kiwanis Club. He was mayor of Haw River for six years and a town council member. He was a member of Haw River Christian Church, where he was a deacon, member of the trustee board and teacher of the Jim Reavis Sunday School Class.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and mother of Asheboro include a daughter, Mrs. Teresa L. Jones of High Point; two sons, Mr. James S. Reavis Jr. and Mr. Michael S. Reavis, both of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Jackie Ricucci of Sterling, Va., and Mrs. Margaret Wright of Asheboro; foster daughter, Mrs. Tina Hardee of Snow Camp; three grandchildren; and three foster grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. James L. Rosser, pastor; the Rev. Richard Myers, associate pastor; and Mr. Kevin Hunter, minister of youth. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 9 this evening, at the church one hour before the service, and at other times at the home.

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June 9, 2006
Delma L. Register
    MEBANE — Mr. Delma L. Register , 76, of 5919 Crosscreek Drive, Mebane, known to friends and family as "Junior" or "Del," died at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill at 7:48 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2006, following a lengthy, courageous battle with heart disease.
    A native of Pennsylvania County, Va., he was the husband of Ann Smith Register , who survives, and the son of Marion Delmar Register and Minnie Revelle Register , both deceased. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a locksmith with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a former champion bowler, a self-taught artist, an avid Tar Heel and Braves fan, former member of the ENO Senior Golf Association, a jack-of-alltrades, and loved to sing and dance.
    In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Angelina Glisson and husband, Jason, of Greensboro, and Kristy Renee Hall and husband, Gary, of Mebane; one son, Robert Lee Register and wife, Phyllis, of Thomasville; one stepdaughter, Linda Anne Bourne and partner, Karin, of Carrboro; one sister, Hazel Gayton and husband Lester, of Danville, Va., 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by three brothers.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2006. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Friday evening. At other times, they will be at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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June 29, 2002
Harold Rhodes
    GRAHAM — Harold Rhodes, 85, of 405 Ward St., died at 11:40 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2002, at his residence.
    A native of Cranston, R.I., he was the husband of the late Frances Thompson Rhodes, and the son of the late Septimus and Olive Bannister Rhodes. He was a retired machine shop engineer for Western Electric and taught machine shop at Guilford Technical Community College. He was a member of the Rhode Island National Guard and was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include two sons, James Harold (Gladys) Rhodes of Cleveland, N.C. and Robert John (Mary Powell) Rhodes of Cary; a brother, John Rhodes of Warwick, R.I.; a sister, Marjorie Hardy of West Warwick, R.I.; and three grandchildren, Michael Edwin Collins of Chapel Hill, and John Daniel Rhodes and Sarah Catherine Rhodes, both of Cary.
    He was preceded in death by a daughter, Arlene Anne Rhodes.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. Don Mimbs, and the Rev. Lou East. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27226-2122.

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April 2, 1999
Mrs. Diane Rice
    MOREHEAD CITY — Mrs. Diane Marie Rice, 59, of 4117 Country Club Drive, died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 1999, at Cartaret General Hospital after a sudden illness.
    A native of Marblehead, Ohio, she was the wife of Mr. Phillip Elsworth Rice, who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Mary Gaydos Lucas, who survives, and the late Mr. Peter Lucas. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and mother of Marblehead include four sons, Mr. Craig Rice of Graham, Mr. Brent Rice of Cambridge, Ma., Mr. Michael Casuccio of Durham and Mr. Joseph Casuccio of Lumberton; a daughter, Ms. Sherry M. Casuccio of Durham; a sister, Ms. Pat Monak of Marblehead; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Briant Cullinane of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 8 this evening.

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April 12, 2000
Mr. Harold Ray Richardson
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Harold Ray Richardson, 79, of 923 S. Beaumont Ave., died at 10:38 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health.
    A natve of Gaston County, he was the husband of Mrs. June Thompson Richardson, who survives, and the son of Mr. William Harold Richardson and Mrs. Dora Lawing Richardson, both deceased. He was reitred from GE and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Janet Lineberry of Elon College; three sisters, Ms. Aeline Richardson of Iron Station, Ms. Jo Watts of Stanley and Mrs. Lucy Ewing of Belmont; a brother, Mr. Bruce Richardson of Mount Holly; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assocation, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate, Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va., 23058-5216; or to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.

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March 26, 1999
Mrs. Mattie Richmond
     MEBANE — Mrs. Mattie Thompson Richmond, 75, of 1204 W. Holt St., died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after an illness of several days.
     A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. John Richmond and the daughter of Mr. Walter Thompson and Mrs. Nannie Jacobs Thompson, both deceased. She was an evangelist and a member of Mount Olive Holiness Church of Graham.
     Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Featle Swann of New Rochell, N.Y.; a son, Mr. Kenneth Chambers of the home; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service.

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July 23 & 25, 2006
Moody David Riddle Jr.
    BURLINGTON — Moody David Riddle Jr., 81, of 351 Meadowbrook Drive, died Friday, July 21, 2006.
    Survivors include his wife, Kitty Riddle of the home; daughters, Teresa Rossignol of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Karen Thrift of Graham; and four grandchildren. A private service will be held.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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September 13, 2000
Mr. James Elmo Riggan
    BURLINGTON — Mr. James Elmo Riggan, 76, of 1329 Haw River-Hopedale Road, Lot 6, died at 2:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at Alamance Health Care Center after a long illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Irline Jenkins Riggan, who survives, and the son of Mr. George E. Riggan and Mrs. Katie Harder Riggan, both deceased. He was a retired civil service security guard. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Staley Memorial Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Nona Hamilton of Frederick, Md.; a son, Mr. J. Edward Riggan of Frederick; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Juanita Feaster of Burlington and Mrs. Debra Smelser of Frederick; a stepson, Mr. Eugene Lawson Jr. of McLean, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Ruby Wilson of Bedford, Va.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three stepgrandchildren; and four great-stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Staley Memorial Baptist Church by the Rev. Bennie Smith, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Staley Memorial Baptist Church, 1446 North Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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July 5, 2000
Mr. Walter Alvin Roberson
    GRAHAM — Mr. Walter Alvin Roberson, 86, of 607 Walker Ave., died at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000, at Hospice Home after 14 months of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Union County, Ga., he was the husband of Mrs. Dorothy Slaughter Roberson, who survives, and the son of Mr. John H. Roberson and Mrs. Iola Raper Roberson, both deceased. He was retired from textile manufacturing and was a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church, where he was an usher and a member of the Elmer Phillips Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Martha R. Brannock of Kewannee, Ill., and Mrs. Johnnie R. Perry of Graham; a son, Mr. Ricky W. Roberson of Las Vegas; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Shirley B. Chrisco and Mrs. Patsy B. Hughes, both of Altamahaw, and Mrs. Carol B. Hoggard of Elon College; two sisters, Mrs. Nona R. Anderson and Mrs. Donnie R. Mason, both of Murphy; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and 5 great-step-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Swepsonville Baptist Church by the Rev. Paul West, retired Baptist minister, and the Rev. Mike Shannon, hospice chaplain.
    The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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Sept. 24, 1999
The Rev. Douglas W. Roberts
    MEBANE — The Rev. Douglas Wayne Roberts, 41, of 4239 Mebane-Rogers Road, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999, at his home after a long illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Faye Roberts Roberts, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Nellie Johnson Mann Roberts Edmonds, who survives, and the late Mr. Otis Manley Roberts, both deceased. He was the youth pastor at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church for 16 years. He was a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, where he was a member of the church choir, the Praise Trio and Sunday school teacher. He was a graduate of Alamance Christian School and Tennessee Temple University. He was director of Camp Deer Lake and was a soccer coach with the Burlington Recreation Department.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include mother and stepfather, Mr. Solomon "Ervin" Edmonds of Haw River; two sons, Mr. Joshua Wayne "Josh" Roberts and Mr. Jared Scott Roberts, both of the home; four brothers, Mr. Lynn Roberts of Greensboro, Mr. Andy Mann of Wilmington, Mr. Steve Mann of Fontana, Calif., and the Rev. Mike Mann of Sylvania, Ga.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor, and the Rev. Tom Worley, assistant pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Pastors, youth pastors, youth and former youth members and deacons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the Doug Roberts Memorial, c/o Camp Deer Lake, 301 W. Elm St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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Jan. 2, 2006
Carol Oakley Robertson
    MEBANE — Carol Oakley Robertson, 47, of 1305 St. Andrews St. died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at 1:28 p.m. at Duke University Medical Center.
    A Caswell County native, she was a graduate of Eastern Alamance High School and a member of the Haw River Christian Church. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and she was highly respected and loved by everyone.
    She joined Mary Kay in October 1987, and had been building her business for 16 years. She earned her first company car in three months and became sales director, receiving her first Cadillac after only nine months. After making her way through many of the unit clubs, she completed the $800,000 circle in the last few years. She and her late husband traveled all over the world due to her great accomplishments. She helped open a Mary Kay in the Philippines, as well as Malaysia. She was awarded Ms-Go-Give in May 1999. Carol and her fabulous area just finished up the highest accomplishment in Mary Kary, "National Sales Director." She loved and cherished her Mary Kay family, which loved her just as much in return.
    Survivors include two daughters, Suzanne Black and husband Justin of Graham and Taylor Robertson of the home; a son, Justin Tripp of the home; parents, Bethel and Jaclyn Oakley of Mebane; two sisters, Myra Wade and husband Jerry of Cedar Grove and Deborah Gates and husband Warren of Mebane and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Brian Robertson.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at the Haw River Christian Church with the Rev. Brian Biggers officiating. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, January 2, 2006 at McClure Funeral Service in Graham and at other times at the residence of the parents at 710 S. Fifth St., Mebane.
    Memorials may be made to Taylor Robertson’s Education Fund and can be mailed to 710 S. Fifth St., Mebane, N.C. 27302.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at mcclurefuneralservice.com

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October 2, 2001
Mrs. Gladys Marie Tate Robertson
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Gladys Marie Tate Robertson, 81, of 1801 Darrell Drive, died at 6:50 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001.
    She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Wilma Jean McBride of Graham.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park.
    There will be no visitation.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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January 5, 2006
Kevin Paul Robertson
    BURLINGTON — Kevin Paul Robertson , 20, of 323 Climax St., died at noon Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center. He has a passion for older model "Hot Rod" cars, and most importantly his friends and family.
    Survivors include his mother, Marilyn Darlene Wheeler of Burlington; his father, Michael Robertson of Stuart, Va.; a sister, Elizabeth Robertson of Burlington; a brother, Jason Robertson and wife, Christy, of Graham; his fiancée, Stephanie Custer of Martinsville, Va.; nieces, Mersades Robertson of Burlington and Mollie Robertson of Graham; and a nephew, Christopher Dakota Mabe of Burlington.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2005, at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Stephen Hall. Burial will be in Patrick Memorial Gardens, Patrick Springs, Va.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham from 6 until 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be made to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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December 21, 2000
Mrs. Minnie Clara Martin Robertson
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Minnie Clara Martin Robertson, 78, of 815 Grace Ave., died at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at the Hospice Home after four years of failing health, one week critical.
    Born in Evington, Va., she was the daughter of Mr. Joseph Martin and Mrs. Mary Candice Tilley Martin, both deceased. She was a housewife and a Baptist.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Connie Hall of the home; three sons, Mr. Don Scott of Graham, Mr. Eldridge Scott of Kernersville and Mr. Julian Robertson Jr. of Danville, Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Belle Sharp of Greensboro, Mrs. Della Long and Mrs. Annie Mae Furgerson, both of Mebane; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Michael Shannon.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of the daughter, 815 Grace Ave., Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to The Hospice Home, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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Mar. 26, 2005
Mr. William Brian Robertson
    MEBANE — Mr. William Brian Robertson , 45, of 1526 St. Andrews Drive, died at 3:40 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2005, at UNC Hospitals after three years of failing health and a critical illness of one week.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Carol Oakley Robertson , who survives, and the son of Lewis and Elsie Robertson , who survive. He was a graduate of Graham High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. As an offensive end and linebacker he was a two time All Conference linebacker; was All County in football, all Mid State east in football; was awarded the Bob Jones Most Valuable Lineman Award at Graham High School; played on the 1976 Graham State Championship basketball team that went undefeated with a 27-0 record, and beat the team that sent three players to the pros.
    He went to Lenoir-Rhyne on a football scholarship and after reinjuring his knee he continued his college scholarship as a linebacker coach. He loved all sports and was an avid fisherman, hunter, and golfer. He was a member of Haw River Christian Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his parents of Graham include two daughters, Suzanne Black and husband, Justin, of Graham and Taylor Kiana Robertson of the home; a son, Justin Tripp of Mebane; two sisters, Kim Oakley and husband, Keith, of Burlington and Sonya and husband, Mac Hupman, of Mebane; and a brother, Reginald "Reggie" Robertson of Alamance.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2005, at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. Brian Biggers. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Service in Graham, and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at mcclurefuneralservice.com

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February 6, 2003
Miss Patricia Ann Rogers
    GREENSBORO — Miss Patricia Ann Rogers, 46, of 510 Poplar St., Graham, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Moses H. Cone Hospital.
    Born in Alamance County, she was the daughter of Ervin A. Rogers and Mrs. Addie Mae Arthur Rogers, both deceased. She was a 1974 graduate of Graham High School. She was a former employee of LabCorp of America.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Waymon’s Chapel AME Church, Graham. The church pastor, the Rev. Allen E. Warren, will officiate, and burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 8 this evening. At other times, the family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin (Diane) Kendrick of 821 Scott St., Burlington. Viewing will be at the funeral home from 1 to 9 this evening.
    She is survived by a son, Anthony Rogers of the home; five sisters, Mrs. Jean Powell, Mrs. Diane (Calvin) Kendrick and Ms. Peggie Gail Rogers, both of Burlington, Ms. Phyllis Rogers of Graham and Mrs. Mary (Levon) Gray of Durham; a brother, Mr. W. Frank (Linda) Arthur of Mebane; a special friend, Mrs. Lillie Coble of Mebane; two aunts, Mrs. Glennie McDonald of Westbury, N.Y., and Mrs. Lessie Jeffreys of Durham; nieces, nephews and other relatives; and a special friend, Mr. Antonio Coble of Efland. 

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March 24, 1999
Mrs. Thelma S. Rogers
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Thelma Stuart Rogers, 81, of Graham died at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 1999.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Ozro W. Stuart and Mrs. Mollie Fasion Stuart, both deceased. She was retired from Culp Fabrics. She was of the Christian faith and had taught Sunday school for more than 40 years at various churches including Faith Baptist Church, North Graham Baptist Church and Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Louise Tate of Efland, Mrs. Jean Thompson of Atlanta and Mrs. Betty Youngkin of Dayton, Ohio; a son, Mr. Jerry S. Rogers of Chapel Hill; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home following the memorial service.
    Memorials may be made to Ralph Scott Life Services, 408 W. Trade St., Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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October 11, 2002
Mrs. Lula Breeden Rorer
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Lula Breeden Rorer, 99, of 115 Tucker St., died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, at her residence after two months of failing health and a critical illness of four days.
    A native of Rockingham County, Va., she was the wife of the late Edgar Douglas Rorer, and the daughter of the late S.J. and Eliza Ellen Dean Breeden. She was retired from Pickett Hosiery and Elon College cafeteria. She was a member of Grove Park Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a niece, Norma Jean Jarrell of Sandersville, Va.; a foster daughter, Sue Durham of Gibsonville; three foster grandchildren, Jerry Hinkle, Barbara Fargis, and Angel Sykes; and seven foster great-grandchildren, John Hall Jr., Brooke Hall, Jennifer Fargis, T.J. Fargis, Megan Sykes, Daniel Hinkle, and Mark York.
    She was preceded in death by a foster granddaughter, Margie Lynne Hall.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Tommy Fargis. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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June 11, 2002
Mrs. Louise Davis Rose
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Louise Davis Rose, 80, of 812 Sycamore Road, died at 10:25 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2002, at Alamance Healthcare Center after several years of declining health.
    A native of Johnston County, she was the wife of Mr. Charlie L. Rose, who survives, and the daughter of the late Joseph Preston Davis and Mabel Wells Davis. She was a retired sales clerk and a homemaker. She was a charter member of New Covenant Fellowship Church, the director of the Willing Workers Senior Adult Group, and a former Sunday school teacher at the First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Linda R. Johnson and husband, Ken, of Burlington and Mrs. Marsha R. Perry and husband, Sherrill, of Graham; a son, Mr. Wayne P. Rose and wife, Donna, of Haw River; two brothers, Mr. William Davis of Bradenton, Fla., and Mr. Robert Davis of Rocky Mount; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Jeffreys of Raleigh and Mrs. Margie Narron of Selma; and seven grandchildren, Johnathan B. Rose, Chandler W. Rose, Alexandra N. Rose, Travis L. Johnson, Chrysula M. Fuller, Savanna A. Fuller, and Lindsay R. Perry.
    She was preceded in death by three brothers, Josie Davis, E.J. Davis, and J.R. Davis.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Covenant Fellowship Church by the Rev. David Neff. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to New Covenant Fellowship Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 857, Graham, N.C. 27253

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October 6, 2006
Louis Frank Roshelli
    GRAHAM — Mr. Louis Frank Roshelli , 84, of 611 Abbey Hall Way, Cary, a former resident of Graham, died at Mayview Convalescent Center, Raleigh on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 1:55 a.m. following a lengthy illness.
    A native of Wayne, Pa., he was the husband of Jane Upchurch Roshelli , who survives, and the son of Joseph and Santa Roshelli , both deceased. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a graduate of Elon University, where he played football for four years and was a member of the Elon University Sports Hall of Fame. He received his Master’s Degree from the University of North Carolina. He retired as a teacher-coach after 11 years from Graham High School, Graham, N.C. and 27 years from Smith High School, Greensboro, N.C. He was a life member of the N.C. Coaches Association and a member of the N.C.A.E. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
    In addition to the wife of the home, survivors include three sons, Mike Roshelli of Graham, Jim Roshelli and wife, Sherry, of Louisville, Ky., and Mark Roshelli and wife, Laurie, of Apex; one sister, Anne Coppola of Wayne, Pa.; three brothers, Albert Roshelli of Berwyn, Pa., Clement Roshelli and Gabriel Roshelli , both of Wayne, Pa.; four grandchildren, Nicholas Roshelli , Nathan Roshelli , Gabrielle Roshelli , and Caroline Roshelli .
    He was preceded in death by one brother, Anthony Roshelli .
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. John Truitt, Chaplain of the U.S. Air Force (Ret.) and the Rev. Garry Waterman, Catholic Chaplain of Elon University. Burial will follow the service in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence of a son, Mike Roshelli , 1812 Brier Lane, Graham, N.C.
    Active pallbearers will be George Nall, Gordon Isley, Jack Foushee, Hank Bullard, Elmer Merrill, and Bill Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be 1949-1953 athletes from Elon University.
    Flowers are accepted, and memorials may be made to Elon University, Attention: Phoenix Club, 2500 Campus Box, Elon, N.C. 27244 or to The Salvation Army, 812 North Anthony Street, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to info@richandthompson.com

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January 3, 2001
Ms. Dawn Combs Rudd
    SNOW CAMP — Ms. Dawn Combs Rudd, 34, of 7165 N.C. 49 South, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Frank Edward "Ricky" Combs and Mrs. Faye Carroll Ivey, who survive. She was a waitress, and a Baptist.
    Survivors other than her mother of the home and her father of Hillsborough include one daughter, Miss Stevie Dawn Rudd of Graham; a stepmother, Mrs. Emma Combs of Hillsborough; one sister, Mrs. Jodi Combs Flynn of Graham; two half brothers, Mr. Ronnie Ivey Jr. of Graham and Mr. Craig Ivey of Snow Camp; a half sister, Mrs. Cristy LaPann of Elon College; one stepbrother, Mr. Todd Guess of Hillsborough; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Justice of Hillsborough; and a stepgrandmother, Mrs. Estelle Kimrey of Graham.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Randall Scott Rudd Jr.; and a brother, Mr. Harley Lloyd.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. David Jackson, the Rev. Max Rich and the Rev. Joe Hicks. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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Oct. 1, 2005
Mary Jeanette York Rudder
    GRAHAM — Mary Jeanette York Rudder, 64, of 521 N. Melville St., died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at the Hospice Home in Burlington.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Leo S. Rudder, who survives. She was formerly employed with Kayser-Roth Hosiery, and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include daughters, Joan Duckworth and Karen Way, both of Graham; sons, Bobby Rudder of High Point, Edward "Eddie" Rudder of Burlington, and Michael Rudder and wife, Jamie, of Mebane; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Dolly Hudson of Georgia and Kay Parker of Graham; and a brother, Samuel Rogers of Graham.
    She was preceded in death by her mother, Mabel York Rogers; and stepfather, Howard Rogers.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Norman Fargis, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, October 1, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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March 18, 1999
Mrs. Juanita W. Rumple
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Juanita Ward Rumple, 85, of 311 W. Gilbreath St., died at 6:04 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after four months of failing health.
     A native of Johnson City, Tenn., she was the wife of Mr. George Clarence Rumple, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. George Ward and Mrs. Clara Ward, both deceased. She was retired from Burlington Indus-tries after 25 years of employment and was a Baptist.
     Survivors other than her husband of the home include four daughters, Mrs. Harvey (Wanda) Willets of Haw River, Mrs. Thomas (Brenda) Willoughby of Graham, Mrs. Robert (Gail) Oakley of Roxboro and Mrs. Bynum (Jill) Fox of Burlington; four sons, Mr. Richard L. Rumple and Mr. William T. Rumple, both of Graham, Mr. Donald L. Rumple and Mr. James I. Rumple, both of Bur-lington; her stepmother, Mrs. Daisy Foust of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Caulder and Mrs. Thelma Foust, both of Burlington; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
     She was preceded in death by a grandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Willard Janey. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of Mr. James Rumple, 1197 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington.

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October 11, 1999
Mr. Henry L. Sadler
    GRAHAM — Mr. Henry Limer Sadler, 68, of 705 Oak Grove Drive, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several days of failing health.
    A native of Halifax County, N.C., he was the husband of Mrs. Wanda Dickens Sadler who survives, and the son of Mr. Henry Eugene Sadler and Mrs. Elsie Limer Sadler, both deceased. He was retired from Service Distributing Co. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Edith Bengle of Macon; two sons, Mr. Henry L. Sadler Jr. of Greensboro and Mr. John Henry Sadler of Burlington; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Sandra Feaster of Graham; one stepson, Mr. Timothy Turner of Burlington; and four grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Messiah Lutheran Church by Dr. Harold Terry. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times, at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, 511 N. Sellars Mill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217

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December 15, 2001
Mr. Alfred Benjamin Sandridge
    GRAHAM — Mr. Alfred Benjamin Sandridge, 54, of 1975 McKenzie Lane, Lot 11, died at 11:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital after three months of failing health and a critical illness of three weeks.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Mrs. Linda Brightwell Sandridge, who survives, and the son of the late George Lee Sandridge and Mary Josephine Nevilles Sandridge. He was employed with Westpoint Stevens and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Miss Janice Kay Sandridge of the home; a son, Mr. Benjamin Lee Sandridge of Burlington; three brothers, Mr. Elmo Sandridge of Reidsville, Mr. Richard Sandridge of Greensboro, and Mr. Bernard Sandridge of St. Louis; and three grandchildren, Jennifer, Joshua, and Will.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Rachel Sandridge.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tabernacle Baptist Church by the Rev. Norman Fargis, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.

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November 28, 2002
Mrs. Bera Lee Satterfield
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Bera Lee Satterfield, 75, of 4-A Cates Circle, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at her residence.
    A native of Person County, she was the wife of the late Herman Gattis Satterfield Sr., and the daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison Lee and Mary Lillian Hobgood Lee. She was a retired nurse’s aide at Alamance County Hospital and was a member of North Graham Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Susan S. Moon Myrick of Swansboro and Mrs. Penny S. Williams of Gibsonville; two sons, Herman G. Satterfield Jr. of Graham and Edward L. Satterfield of Elon; a godson, Lynn Williams of Burlington; a brother, Russell Lee of Star; a half brother, Hezkeih Dixon of Roxboro; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. She was mother and grandmother to many others that are not listed here.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Don Meeks, pastor of North Graham Baptist Church, and the Rev. Alan Ritter, former pastor of North Graham Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to North Graham Baptist Church, 721 Washington St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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November 23, 2000
Mr. Ronald Hubert Satterfield Sr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Ronald Hubert Satterfield Sr., 52, of 707 Oakgrove Drive, died at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2000, at his home after three months of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Jackie Edwards Satterfield, who survives, and the son of Mr. Hubert A. Satterfield and Mrs. Eleanor Heritage Satterfield, both deceased. He was retired from MAP Inc. and was a member of Lakeview Community United Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Burlington Moose Lodge. He was a member of the Graham High School Athletic Boosters Club.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Stacy (Brad) Gregory of Elon College; two sons, Mr. Ronald H. (Rhonda) Satterfield of Sanford and Mr. Brian E. Satterfield of Wilmington; three sisters, Ms. Pauline Satterfield Miller of Burlington, Mrs. Sandra Satterfield Rogers of Mocksville and Mrs. Sherri Satterfield Garrett of Chepin, S.C.; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. E. Reid Dickens, pastor of Lakeview Community United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 Friday evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the Lakeview Community United Church of Christ Lifestyle Center, 101 Boone Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217.

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May 22, 2001
Mr. Calvin Coolidge Scarlett
    GRAHAM — Mr. Calvin Coolidge Scarlett, 78, of 1100 Mobile Park Road, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, May 20, 2001.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rachel E. Scarlett of the home; and a son, Mr. Michael T. Scarlett of West Jefferson.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 12:30 to 1:30 this afternoon.

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June 19, 1999
Mr. Vance W. Scott
     HILLSBOROUGH — Mr. Vance Wesley Scott, 83, of 406 W. Hill Ave., South, died at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 17, 1999, at Dorthea Dix Hospital in Raleigh after three years of failing health, one week critical.
     A native of Person County, he was the husband of Mrs. Katie Tyson Scott, who survives, and the son of Mr. John Wesley Scott and Mrs. Katie Novella Brown      Scott, both deceased. He was a retired employee of Jeffrey’s Hosiery and was a Baptist.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Novela Garmon of the home; four sons, Mr. Wesley Scott of Efland, Mr. Lester Scott of Snow Camp, Mr. Eugene Scott of Charlotte and Mr. Terry Scott of Graham; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Doug Lassiter, of Amazing Grace Independent Baptist Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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June 22, 1999
Mr. Charles Seamon
    GRAHAM — Mr. Charles Bruce Seamon, 82 of 224 S. Melville St., died at 12:58 a.m. Monday, June 21, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after one year of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Rowan County, he was the husband of Mrs. Hazel Hoover Seamon, who survives, and the son of Mr. William Franklin Seamon and Mrs. Rose Ella Sapp Seamon, both deceased. He was retired form Cone Mills, Tabardray Plant and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Diane S. Hogan of Graham; a brother, Mr. Brice Seamon of Mooresville; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Jean Elliott and Mrs. Mary Nell Beck, both of Mooresville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Carson Wiggins, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Richard Dawson, pastor of Cedar Cliff United Methodist Church.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7:30 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the home the daughter, 1214 Geneva Albright Road, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1899 Wilkins St., Burlington, N.C. 27217; or to Cedar Cliff United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4683 Cedar Cliff Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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November 5, 2002
Mrs. Hazel Hoover Seamon
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Hazel Hoover Seamon, 84, of 1214 Geneva Albright Road, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after three years of failing health and a critical illness of three days.
    A native of Montgomery County, she was the wife of the late Charles B. Seamon, and the daughter of the late L.V. and Minnie Grissom Hoover. She was a homemaker and was a member of Cedar Cliff United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ted (Diane) Hogan of Graham; two grandchildren, Traci (Randy) Hogan McKee of Summerfield and Todd Hogan of Graham; two great-grandchildren, Trevor McKee and Tristan McKee, both of Summerfield; a sister-in-law, June Hoover of Rockingham; and a brother-in-law, Kitchen Ussery of Ashboro.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters; and four brothers.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Dennis Peay, pastor of Cedar Cliff United Methodist Church.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 8:30 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Cedar Cliff United Methodist Church, M.Y.F., 4683 Cedar Cliff Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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December 29, 2000
Mr. William Edward Self
    GRAHAM — Mr. William "Bill" Edward Self, 67, of 407 North St., died at 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after 10 years of failing health, one and a half weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Marie Holt Self, who survives, and the son of Mr. James "Jim" Thomas Self and Mrs. Pauline Bass Self, both deceased. He was a retired electrician with Self Electric. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the U.S. Army Honor Guard in Japan. He was a Baptist.
    Survivors other than his wife of Graham include three daughters, Ms. Kathryn Self Phillips Boling of Burlington, Mrs. Bryan (Ellen) Farrar of Graham and Miss Ann Self of Snow Camp; three sons, Mr. Mike Self and Mr. Dale Self, both of Graham and Mr. David Self of Burlington; a brother, Mr. David Lee "Dink" Self of Graham; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Wade Cox. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Farrar, 205 Thompson Road in Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216.

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December 31, 1999
Mr. James A. Send
    MEBANE — Mr. James A. Send, 73, of Mebane, died at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999, at Alamance Health Care Center after six months of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Genesee County, Mich., he was the husband of Mrs. Della Annis Send, who survives, and the son of Mr. Allen Send and Mrs. Gladys Smith Send, both deceased. He was a precision machinist at General Motors, a U.S. Army medic in World War II and of the Christian faith.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include four daughters, Ms. Marilyn Send of Detroit, Mrs. Marlene Woods of Burlington, Mrs. Karol J. McSwain of Boiling Springs and Mrs. Judy Crayle of Raleigh and six grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. today at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Mr. Kenion Coleman and Mr. Leslie Pulley. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service, and at other times at the home.

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Aug. 18, 2005
Houston Powell Sharpe Sr.
    GRAHAM — Born May 20, 1917 near Madison, in Rockingham County, N.C. Graduated from Madison High School—1935 and attended college in High Point. Served in Madison National Guard and served in U.S. Army during World War II. After discharge from the Army served with the U.S. Merchant Marines. Established Sharpe Hosiery Mills Inc. in 1949 and also owned and operated several textile mills and retail stores, where he bought apparel for mail order companies.
    Survived by sons, Houston P. Sharpe Jr. and John S. Sharpe; daughter, Elizabeth Sharpe Wilson; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Predeceased by wife, Cora Harden Stratford; father, John B. Sharpe and mother, Nannie Powell Sharpe.
    Was a charter member of the Alamance Country Club and a member of the Church of the Holy Comforter. Served 10 years on the Burlington/Graham ABC Board and four years on the Graham Council.
    There will be graveside rites Saturday, August 20, 2005 at noon at the Graham Memorial Park, Graham, N.C. The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham on Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time.
    In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Salvation Army or The American Cancer Society.

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October 29, 2000
Mrs. Jane Mace Sharpe
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Jane Mace Sharpe, 79, of 151 Nicks St., died at 10:05 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000 at Alamance Health Care Center after six months of failing health and a four-day critical illness.
    A native of Mitchell County, she was the wife of Mr. Thomas Shoffner Sharpe, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Mack Clifford Mace and Mrs. Fleta Green Mace, both deceased. She was retired from Kayser-Roth Hosiery and a member of Bible Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Kent (Susan Sharpe) Wall of Nashville, Tenn.; a son, Mr. Thomas Fred Sharpe of Wake Forest; and two grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ms. Claudia Davis Whicker, Ms. Ann M. McCrary and Ms. Belle M. Stamey; and four brothers, Mr. Harlan C. Mace, Mr. Earl P. Mace, Mr. William Luther Mace and Mr. Fred T. Mace.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Bible Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Richardson and the Rev. Curtis Oakley. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2364, Burlington, N.C. 27216; or to Bible Baptist Church, 2377 Kirkwood Drive, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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April 21, 1999
Mr. Dennis C. Shaver
    MEBANE — Mr. Dennis Carlton Shaver, 62, of 2262 Stone Street Ext., died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of three years, one day critical.
    A native of Carthage, he was the husband of Mrs. Hilda Hoyle Shaver, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Isla Livingood Shaver, who survives, and the late Mr. Floyd Shaver. He was a retired EMT with Alamance County Emergency Services. He was a member of Haw River Christian Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and mother of Carthage include two daughters, Mrs. Lisa Ashby of Elon College and Ms. Denise Talbert of Chapel Hill; two sons, Mr. Jeffrey Lynn Shaver of the home and Mr. Ronald Wayne Shaver of Mebane; one brother, Mr. Gilbert Shaver of Valdese; four sisters, Mrs. Jeanette Crouse of Greensboro, Mrs. Ann Cain of Seagrove, Mrs. Dolores Howell of Oakboro and Mrs. Judy Harrington of Carthage; and six grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. James L. Rosser, pastor, and the Rev. Richard Myers, associate pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.

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Sept. 29, 30, 2005
Coy Freeman Shoffner
    GRAHAM — Coy Freeman Shoffner, 77, of 3038 Wagoner Lane, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Levirn Taylor Shoffner, who survives, and the son of the late Lawrence and Annie Ridge Shoffner. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
    Coy Shoffner grew up in the Alamance Battleground area and later made his home in Graham and Purlear. Coy was well known in the textile hosiery industry and was considered to be one of the best master mill mechanics, or "Fixers" for several hosiery companies. He formerly worked for Baker-Cammack, Annedeen, Pickett, and started up several small hosiery mills of his own in the area. He had the unique ability to be a "Jack of all Trades," "Fix it Man" and seemed to know something about everything. Dad, you were one of a kind! We will miss you until we see you again.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include daughters, Judy Hanson of Durham and Janet Shoffner of Graham; sons, Michael Shoffner of Graham and Richard Shoffner of Haw River; a sister, Aurellia Sink of Thomasville; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Shoffner; and a sister, Louise Henderson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2005 at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday prior to the service, and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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April 9, 2001
Mrs. Lois Jean Horner Shumaker
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Lois Jean Horner Shumaker, 46, of 8947 N.C. 87 South, died at 8:05 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2001, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Harvey H. Horner and Mrs. Virginia F. Horner, both deceased. She worked as a private-duty nurse’s aide. She was a Baptist.
    Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Jewelle Kelley of Graham and Mrs. Lillian Fuller of Snow Camp; and three brothers, Mr. Larry Horner of Burlington, Mr. James Horner of Yanceyville and Mr. Bruce Horner of Haw River.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Joey Medley; and a daughter, Miss Tracey Lynn Medley.
    The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Tommy Richardson.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of a sister, Mrs. Jewelle Kelley, 8947 N.C. 87, Graham.

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February 8, 2002
Mr. Francis "Shorty" Sims
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Francis "Shorty" Sims, 77, of 120 Everett St., died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at his residence after several years of failing health.
    A native of Rockingham County, he was the husband of Mrs. Betty Priddy, who survives, and the son of the late Pete Sims and Lottie Matthews Sims. He was the owner and operator of Sims Welding Service and attended Power Line Church of the Nazarene.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Deborah Blackmon and Mrs. Carolyn Hopkins, both of Burlington, and Mrs. Donna Dameron of Elon; a son Mr. Ronnie Sims of Burlington; a stepson, Mr. Wayne Branch of Burlington; a granddaughter, Miss Brandi Dameron of Elon; a grandson, Mr. Brian Allred of Elon; two sisters, Mrs. Nelia Tolbott of Eden and Mrs. Loraine Miller of Cincinnati.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Power Line Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Tim Taylor and the Rev. Sam Barber. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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June 16, 2002
Mrs. Ann W. Smith
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Ann Dean Whitesell Smith, 83, of 1615 Hanover Road, Burlington, died 10:50 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Lennie and Decie Wright Dean, both deceased. She was a retired CNA and hairstylist. She was a member of the Burlington Assembly of God and attended Piedmont Bible College and Breadloaf Bible College.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Sandra Whitesell of Durham; a grandson, Paul David Barbee of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Thompson of Burlington and Mrs. Thelma Cheek of Mebane; and two brothers, C.E. Dean of Hillsborough and Harvey Dean of Haw River.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Sykes, and two brothers, Arthur Dean and James Dean.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Howard Thompson.
    Viewing will begin today at 3 p.m. at McClure Funeral Home in Burlington, where the body will remain until taken to the cemetery for the service. The family will be at the home.

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November 27, 2000
Mrs. Dorothy Meeks Justice Smith
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Dorothy "Deannie" Meeks Justice Smith, 70, of 116 Jefferson St., died Friday, Nov. 24, 2000 at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Hoyt Nathaniel Justice and Mr. James Thomas "Jim" Smith, who survives. She was the daughter of Mr. Morris Madison Meeks and Mrs. Lucille Smith Meeks, both deceased. She retired from Glen Raven Mills after 40 years and attended Peoples Memorial Christian Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include four sons, Mr. Ricky N. Justice of Snow Camp, Mr. Terry Lee Justice of Haw River and Mr. Ray O. (Rhonda) Justice and Mr. M. Lynn (Peggy) Justice, both of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Jeanette M. Conklin of Burlington and Mrs. Barbara M. Apple of Haw River; four brothers, Mr. Bobby M. Meeks of Haw River, Mr. George A. Meeks of Burlington, Mr. Chris C. Meeks of Siler City and Mr. William H. Meeks of Elon College; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Randy Blake Justice; two sisters, Ms. Betty Jane Meeks and Ms. Gaynelle M. Poole; and a brother, Mr. Thomas A. Meeks.
    The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Charles May, associate pastor of Freedom Baptist Church, Danville, Va., associate pastor and the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey D. Arthurs, pastor of Salem United Methodist Church.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory from 6 to 8 this evening.

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December 9, 2002
Mr. Earl Smith
     GRAHAM — Mr. Earl Smith, 48, of 6648 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp, died at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002 after 12 years of failing health.
     A native of Caswell County, he was the husband of Mrs. Jo Anne Smith, who survives, and the son of the late Mrs. Eva Lorraine Smith. He was formerly a truck driver, was of the Baptist Faith, was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a loving grandfather.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Mr. Larry Steven Smith of Snow Camp; and two grandchildren, Harley Nicole Smith and Kellie Lynn Smith.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham with the Rev. David Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
     Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. The family will receive friends at other times at the residence of Cathey Holt, 1435 Gilbreath St. in Graham.

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December 22, 2002
Mr. Howard Jay Smith Sr.
     GRAHAM — Mr. Howard Jay Smith Sr., 55, of 2601 N.C. 49 North, Lot 10, Burlington, died Saturday, December 21, 2002 at the Hospice Home. 
     He was the husband of Mrs. Jean Baker Smith, who survives, and the son of Willard P. and Gertrude S. Smith, both deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Kristy Smith and Kimberly Price, both of Burlington; a son, Howard J. Smith Jr. of the home; a sister, Linda Jenkins of Staley; four brothers, Marshall "Red" Smith of Graham, Eugene Smith of Liberty, Roger Smith of Snow Camp, and Pete Smith of Staley; and a stepmother, Emma R. Smith of Staley. 
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Denny Wall. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park. 
     The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home. 
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215; or to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407. 

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January 4, 2002
Mr. Hubert Mason Smith
    GRAHAM — Mr. Hubert Mason Smith, 79, of 706 Burke St., died at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002, at his home after three months of failing health, and a critical illness of two weeks.
    Mr. Smith was a U.S. Army veteran of World WarII, serving as a tank commander and was a retired security officer for Culp Weaving of Graham.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris L. Smith of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Linda Yarboro and Mrs. Darlene McAlister, both of Graham, and Mrs. Marie Atkins of Burlington; a son, Mr. Hubert A. Smith of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Shoe and Mrs. Josephine Coulon, both of Graham; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Zed V. and Ruth Lawrence Smith; and a son, Robert Lee Smith.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Harry Coulon. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.

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July 3, 2006
Mrs. Mary Lou Smith
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Mary Lou Smith , 59, of 1717 Durham St., Lot 162, died Saturday, July 1, 2006, at 2:25 a.m. at Alamance Regional Medical Center following nine months failing health.
    A native of Sampson County, she was daughter of the late Hoke Smith and Lucille Barnette Smith . She was employed as a deli associate for Food Lion and a member of Staley Memorial Baptist Church.
    Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Tammy Rae Hall of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Joyce Williams and husband Terry of Burlington, Mrs. Linda Hagood and husband Henry of Graham; two granddaughters, Kassidy Hall and Chesnee Gilland; and several nieces and nephews.
    Services will be held at noon, Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham with the Rev. Bennie Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday prior to the service and other times at the residence of a sister, Joyce Williams, 2914 Anita Court, Burlington.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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October 7, 2000
Mr. Timothy Blake Smith
    SNOW CAMP — Mr. Timothy Blake Smith, 40, of 5660 Mountain Trail, died at 4:32 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro after a 10-month illness.
    A native of Cabarrus County, he was the son of Mr. Clement W. Smith, who survives, and the late Mrs. Kathleen Hinson Smith. He was supervisor for Southern Optical and a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham.
    Survivors other than his father of Graham include one sister, Mrs. Janice Freshwater of Clemmons and a brother, Mr. Roger Smith of Graham.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Graham Memorial Park by Dr. Paul Lane, pastor of First Baptist Church of Graham.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times, at the home of the father, 313 Moser St., Graham.

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August 29, 2000
Mrs. Nina W. Snoddy
     BURLINGTON — Mrs. Nina Williams Snoddy, 71, of 423 Glen Oaks Road, died at 6:45 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at her home after an illness of two years, one week critical.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. James Tyson Williams and the late Mr. O.C. Snoddy. She was the daughter of Mr. Walter Graham Webster and Mrs. Bessie Rogers Webster, both deceased. She was active in Haw River Christian Church where she was a Sunday school teacher, a deaconess and a member of the women’s fellowship. She was a past president of the Widow’s Support Group and a former volunteer with Hospice of Alamance-Caswell. She was a former Pink Lady at the Old Alamance County Hospital. She was retired from American Family Homes.
     Survivors include two sons, Mr. Boyd Williams of Graham and Mr. Roger Williams of Snow Camp; one sister, Mrs. Betty Lou Jones of Mebane; a half sister, Mrs. Irene Burch of Mebane; a half brother, Mr. Ben Webster of Graham; and three grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Earl Webster, Mr. Carl Webster and Mr. Ervin Webster and a half brother, Mr. Clyde Webster.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haw River Christian Church by the Rev. James L. Rosser, pastor, the Rev. Dan Jones and the Rev. Rick Webster. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122 or to the Haw River Christian Church, 415 Roxboro St., Haw River, N.C. 27258.

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January 12, 2000
Ms. Barbara Walker Spell
     GRAHAM — Ms. Barbara "Bobbie" Walker Spell, 48, of 207 E. Whitsett St., died at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. Robert Thompson Walker, who survives, and the late Mrs. Josie Maddux Rogers Walker. She was a nurses aid at Graham Manor and was a Baptist.
     Survivors other than her father of Graham include two daughters, Ms. Bobbie Jean Slaughter and Mrs. Christina Cisneros, both of Graham; two sisters, Ms. Bonnie Sue Walker and Mrs. Dale (Mary) Rhew, both of Graham; three brothers, Mr. Robert Danny Walker of Reidsville, Mr. Freddie Lee Walker of Efland and Mr. L.E. Walker of Graham; and six grandchildren.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Graham Memorial Park by Dr. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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December 17, 2002
Mrs. Pearl Massey Johnson Staley
    WAKE FORREST — Mrs. Pearl Massey Johnson Staley, of 306 Allen St., died at 6:05 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2002.
    Survivors include her husband, Ralph E. Staley Sr. of the home; and a son, Ralph E. Staley Jr. of Louisburg.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Graham Memorial Park.
    There will be no visitation.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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August 1, 2006
Ralph Ernest Staley Sr.
    LOUISBURG — Ralph Ernest Staley Sr., 90, of 449 Barnette Road, died Saturday, July 29, 2006.
    Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Black of Kings Mountain; a son, Ralph E. Staley Jr. of Louisburg; and numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Graham Memorial Park.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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April 1, 2002
Mrs. Florence Coble Stanley
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Mrs. Florence Coble Stanley, 88, of 933 St. Marks Ave., died at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Mr. William Coble and Mrs. Daisy Webb Coble (both deceased) and the wife of Mr. Arthur Stanley (deceased).
    Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Rose Prear of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a host of other relatives and friends.
    Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 1 p.m. at Sharpe Funeral Home with the Rev. Dannie T. Williams, pastor of Melfield United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the funeral service at Sharpe Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her niece, Mrs. Beulah Woods, 2620 Freshwater Road, Haw River.

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Feb. 8, 2005
Thomas "Tommy" Franklin Starr
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Thomas "Tommy" Franklin Starr, 66, of 518 Pine St., died at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of declining health.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the son of the late Robert Hugh Starr and Betty Lynn Starr. He was retired from Lucent Technologies, where he was a mail clerk and was a U.S. Army veteran.
    Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Margaret S. Cooper of Mebane and Mrs. Lynda S. Owens of Snow Camp; one niece; several nephews; and one great-nephew.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Edwin "Bobby" Starr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Howard Spray. Interment will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to Duke University Eye Center, Duke University Medical Center, P.O. Box 3802, Durham, N.C. 27710-3820.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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July 13, 2000
The Rev. Billy Eugene Steele
    GRAHAM — The Rev. Billy Eugene Steele, 73, of 211 Oneida St., died at 2 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, after a one month of illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Esquriedo Terrell Steele, and the son of Mr. Clyde Augustus Steele and Mrs. Minnie Patrum Steele, both deceased. He was a retired automobile mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Piedmont Bible College and was a former associate pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Haw River. He was a member of Riverdale Baptist Church where he formally served as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent. He was also a former Boy Scout Leader at Riverdale Baptist Church where he also served as caretaker until his death.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Ruby Darlene Steele of the home; a son, Mr. Ernest Lee Steele of the home; a brother, Mr. Bobby Steele of Raleigh; and a grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Ruby Scott; and two brothers, Mr. Paul Augustus Steele and Mr. Clyde Junior Steele.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Riverdale Baptist Church by the Rev. Eugene Webb, pastor, and Dr. Tommy Willis, pastor of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be ay McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.

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May 28, 1999
Mrs. Esquriedo Steele
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Esquriedo Terrell Steele, 68, of 211 Onieda St., died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after several years failing health, two years critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Billy Eugene Steele and the daughter of Mr. James Best and Ms. Mozelle Terrell, both deceased. She was a homemaker and a member of Riverdale Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Ms. Ruby Darlene Steele of the home; a son, Mr. Ernest Lee Steele of the home; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverdale Baptist Church by the Rev. Eugene Webb, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.

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June 4, 2006
Mr. John Harvey Steele
    GRAHAM — Mr. John Harvey Steele , 87, of 213 North Street, passed away at the VA Hospital in Durham at 10:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2006, after two years of declining health and six months critical illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Mary Smith Steele , who survives, and the son of the late Fletcher V. Steele Sr. and the late Ollie Cooper Steele . He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He was a retired car salesman and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ruth Younts and her husband Garland of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Apple and her husband Ed of Burlington; 3 step grandchildren; 4 step great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Ms. Janet Tice; a sister, Mrs. Grace Wilson; and two brothers, Fletcher V. "Pat" Steele Jr. and Wilbur T. Steele .
    The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2006, at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham with the Rev. Tim Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. At other times they will be at the residence.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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August 22, 2006
Mary Smith Steele
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Smith Steele , 90, of 213 North Street, Graham, died suddenly at UNC Hospitals on Monday, August 21, 2006 at 4:30 a.m.
    A native of Johnston County, she was the wife of the late John Harvey Steele , and the daughter of Chester Smith and Mabel Langdon Smith, both deceased. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Younts and husband, Garland, of Graham; one sister, Mrs. Katherine Back of Lumberton; one brother, Mr. Bob Smith of Louisiana; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by one daughter, Ms. Janet Tice.
    A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Tim Stevens.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the graveside service. Other times they will be at the residence of Ruth and Garland Younts, 1409 George Bason Road, Graham, N.C.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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Nov. 23, 2000
Mrs. Lillian Hughey Stockard
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Lillian Hughey Stockard, 87, of 3844 Heritage Drive, died at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at Twin Lakes Center.
    A native of Columbia, S.C., she was the wife of the late Mr. Ralph Mebane Stockard, and the daughter of Mr. William Butler Hughey and Mrs. Katherine H. Hughey, both deceased. She was the first local Superior Court Reporter of Alamance County. Upon retirement, she was the supervisor of the court reporters. She was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years and was a lifelong member and the past president of the Presbyterian Women. She was a lifelong member of the Battle of Alamance Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, where she was a Past Matron.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. William C. Weckerly and the Rev. Lou East. The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 1 top 2 Friday.

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September 20, 2000
Mrs. Betty Petty Stout
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Betty Petty Stout, 75, of 104 N. Marshall St., died at 10:34 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at her home after an illness of three years, one year critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. William "Jack" Thomas Stout, and the daughter of Mr. Ollie Petty and Mrs. Hattie Johnson Petty, both deceased. She was a former inspector at Isley’s Knitting Mill.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Billie Emory Watkins of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Dillard Smith and Mrs. Ollie Bowers, both of Graham; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Floyd Petty; and three sisters, Mrs. Lannie Wright, Mrs. Louise Wicker and Mrs. Caroleen Ursery.
    A graveside service was conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Carlton Wilson.
    The family received friends from 7 to 9 Saturday evening at McClure Funeral Home in Graham.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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April 17, 2006
Mrs. Betty Guthrie Swink
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Betty Guthrie Swink, 73, of 1324 S. Main St., Graham, died Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
     A native of Alamance County, Mrs. Swink was the daughter of the late Richard Layton Guthrie and the late Mazie Glenn Guthrie. She was the wife of Robert F. Swink, who survives.
     Mrs. Swink was a retired accountant and a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
     In addition to her husband of the home, she is survived by a daughter, Ms. Renee Covington of Haw River; a son, Robert L. Swink, and his wife, Barbara W. Swink, of Graham; a brother-in-law, A.H. Patterson Jr. of Graham and four grandsons.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Guthrie Patterson.
     A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at 2 p.m. in the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham. Officiating will be the Rev. Norman M. Whitney Sr. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham, Tuesday, from 1 to 2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Other times they will be at the residence, 1324 S. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
     Memorials may be made to Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1500 S. Main Street, Graham, N.C. 27253.
     Condolences may be sent at www.richandthompson.com

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September 13, 2001
Mrs. Johanna B. Szymankiewicz
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Johanna B. Szymankiewicz, 83, of 1218 S. Main St., died at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at the Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Alamance after one year of failing health and a critical illness of two months.
     A native of Passaic, N.J., she was the wife of the late Joseph Szymankiewicz, and the daughter of Frank Babitz and Johanna Weiland Babitz, both deceased. She was a homemaker and was a member of North Graham Baptist Church.
     Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Johanna Strickland of Graham, Mrs. Josephine Maloney of West Milford, N.J., and Mrs. Bernice Robertson of Brick, N.J.; three sons, Mr. Ray Stevens of Patterson, N.J., Mr. Walter Szymankiewicz of West Milford and Mr. Ronald Szymankiewicz Sr. of Graham; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Grazano, and three brothers, Frank Babitz, Martin Babitz and Joseph Babitz.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Oakley. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence of Billy Ray Strickland Jr., 2825 Westchester Drive, Burlington.
     Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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Jan. 23, 2001
Mrs. Clara Hughes Jones Terrell
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Clara Hughes Jones Terrell, 65, of 601 Paris St., died at 1:25 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh after a critical illness of 17 days.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Marvin E. Terrell, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Casper L. Jones and Mrs. Clara Hughes Jones, both deceased. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham and was a retired teacher with Graham Middle School for more than 30 years. She had a teaching career of 36 years with the Burlington City School and Alamance County systems. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Professional Sorority, attended Guilford College and graduated from Elon College.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include two daughters, Ms. Susan Hughes Terrell of Greensboro and Ms. Elizabeth Anne "Betsy" Terrell of Graham.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at The First United Methodist Church of Graham by the Rev. Paul Phillips. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the Organ Fund of the First United Methodist Church, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.

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September 17, 1999
Mrs. Peggie W. Thomas
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Mrs. Peggie Ann Wiggins Thomas, of 1755 Fairwood Ave., died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. James Thomas, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. John E. Wiggins and Mrs. Alberta Mebane Wiggins, both deceased. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Graham and was active in the choir and in the ladies auxiliary. She graduated from Graham High School and attended A&T State University in Greensboro. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors other than her husband of Columbus include one son, Mr. Christopher A. Wiggins of Columbus; a grandmother, Mrs. Mary Jane Austin of Columbus; and one grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Graham by the Rev. H. V. Miles, pastor, and the Rev. Hughes Crisp, eulogist. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Visitation will be at First Baptist Church in Graham one hour before the service.
    Sharpe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Sept. 29, 2005
Nancy Louise Porterfield Thomey
    GRAHAM — Nancy Louise Porterfield Thomey, 86, of Saxapahaw-Swepsonville Road, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Edgewood Place of Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Haw River, she was the wife of the late Eli Thomey, and the daughter of the late Robert and Mary Ruth Sharpe Porterfield. She was retired from the Good Shepherd Kitchen and also worked as a health care sitter. She was a very active member of Swepsonville Baptist Church, a Sister in Christ, and was well known for baking cakes and giving the profits to the church. She was a very caring and giving person who had a smile that always made your day and never met a stranger. She gave out angels to everyone and was better known as Sweet Louise. She was also instrumental in saving the Swepsonville Post Office from being closed.
    Survivors include a brother, Thurman Vance Porterfield of Ocala, Fla.; a niece, Nancy McCaskill Williamson of Greensboro; a nephew, Willard Wayne Porterfield of Burlington; and a great nephew, David G. Williamson of Jamestown.
    She was preceded in death by a brother, John Porterfield; and a twin sister, Lucille Porterfield McCaskill.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2005 at Swepsonville Baptist Church by the Rev. Bill Abrams. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Swepsonville Baptist Church from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
    Memorials may be made to Swepsonville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 7, Swepsonville, N.C. 27259.
    McClure Funeral Service Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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August 3, 2002
Mrs. Annie Jane Freeland Thompson dies at age 101
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Annie Jane Freeland Thompson, 101, of 1001 Jeffreys St., died at 4:22 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Hiawatha Thompson, and the daughter of the late Mr. William Freeland and Mrs. Betty Holland Freeland.
    Survivors include three sons, Arthur June Thompson (Hazel) of Graham, H. T. Thompson (Laura) of Mebane, and Dr. John Thompson (Yvonne) of Pittsburgh; two daughters, Alice T. Little of Burlington and Sara T. Davis of Camden, N.J.; three brothers, Will Freeland of Ervinton, Va., John Freeland of New York, N.Y., and Francis Packingham of Graham; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by three daughters, Ruth Albright, Betty Rogers, and Mattie Coombs.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at First Baptist Church of Graham by Pastor C. E. Levingston. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service, and at other times at the home.
    Viewing will be at Sharpe Funeral Home in Burlington from 2 to 9 p.m. today.

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February 23, 2001
Mr. Freddy A. Thompson
    GRAHAM — Mr. Freddy A. Thompson, 63, of 617 Ward St., died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001, at his home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Betsy White Thompson, who survives, and the son of Mr. Cletus A. Thompson and Mrs. Blanche Parrish Thompson, both deceased. He was retired from Piedmont Natural Gas, where he was office manager for 29 years. He was employed part-time with The Challenge at Hidden Farms Golf Course. He was past president of the Shamrock Golf Association, former member of Graham Lions Club, and life member and past president of the Graham Rotary Club. He was a member of Beulah Lodge 409 AF & AM and the Burlington Moose Lodge and served on the board of directors of Blue Flame Credit Union.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Michelle McCann of Graham and Miss Kate Thompson of Burlington; two sons, Mr. Fredrick "Eddie" Thompson of Burlington and Mr. Todd Thompson of Graham; two stepsons, Mr. Buddy Danford of Burlington and Mr. Michael Danford of Charlotte; two sisters, Mrs. Patsy Smith of Hampton, Va., and Mrs. Barbara Ann Whitt of Cary; a brother, Mr. Teddy Thompson of Brandon, Fla..; and eight grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Dr. H. Winfred Bray. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Alamance Regional Medical Center Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 202, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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Nov. 25, 2005
Lorena Novella Lockamy Thompson
    GREENSBORO — Lorena Novella Lockamy Thompson, 87, of the Guilford Health Care Center, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at the Guilford Health Care Center.
    Thompson, a native of Alamance County, was a retired supervisor for Lemco Hosiery and a member of the First Baptist Church of Graham and the Cardinal Chapter of the ABWA in Graham.
    Survivors include her son Jerry Allen and wife Donna Thompson of Burlington; sisters Kathleen L. Wheeler of Burlington and Mary L. Loy of Burlington; and brothers J.C. Lockamy of Burlington and Ernest Lockamy of Greensboro; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by her husband Cecil A. Thompson; parents James Clem and Eugenia Phibbs Lockamy; sisters Ethel L. Bentley, Nettie L. Moser, Eugenia L. Hancock and Nell L. McLean; brothers Morris M. Lockamy, Wallace Lockamy, George Lockamy and Rush Lockamy.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by Dr. David Kolb. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in GRAHAM from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2005 and other times at the residence of Jerry and Donna Thompson, 635 Woodhaven Drive, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215, or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.
    Condolences my be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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December 2, 2000
Mrs. Patricia Cates Thompson
     GRAHAM — Mrs. Patricia Cates Thompson, 56, of 4227 Mineral Springs Road, died at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. She was a former resident of Pittsylvania County, Va.
     A native of Pittsylvania County, Va., she was the daughter of Mr. Claudie P. Cates, who survives, and the late Mrs. Helen Sparks Cates. She was a retired textile employee and a Baptist.
     Survivors include two sons, Mr. Gary Richard Thompson of Snow Camp and Mr. Royce Lee Thompson of Graham; a brother, Mr. Earl D. Cates of Graham; and four grandchildren.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Buddy Smith and Mr. Larry Sparks.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon, and at other times at the home of Mr. Roy Thompson, 932 Fleeman Lane, Burlington.

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May 28, 2001
Mr. Russell K. Thompson Sr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Russell K. Thompson Sr., 77, 521 Oakwood Lane, died Sunday, May 27, 2001, at his home after several years of illness.
    A native of Snow Camp, he was the husband of Mrs. Carrie Stanford Thompson and the son of the late Mr. Harrison A. Thompson and the late Mrs. Elsie Allen Thompson. After growing up in Snow Camp, he had resided in Graham for the past 53 years. He was a former member of Cane Creek Friends Meeting and a member of Graham Presbyterian Church for 53 years. Mr. Thompson was a retired member of the Graham Volunteer Fire Department, a former charter member of the Graham Jaycees, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and an active member of the Democratic Party. In 1948, he owned and operated the Graham Soda Shop, owned Thompson Tire Company and Thompson Esso Station. He was in the automobile business in Burlington for 17 years and retired from the N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles. He then owned and operated the Snow Camp Market.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Caroline T. Davis, and her husband, Mr. Robert Kent Davis of Graham; a son, Mr. Russell K. Thompson Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Karen S. Thompson of Southport; four grandchildren, Ms. Kristen Elizabeth Davis of Greensboro, Ms. Kimberly Caroline Davis of Graham, Mr. Adam Harrison Thompson of Wilmington and Ms. Sara Kathryn Thompson of Southport; four sisters, Mrs. Betty T. Pollock of Woodstown, N.J., Mrs. Cora T. Gibson of Snow Camp and Mrs. Opal T. Isley of Snow Camp and Mrs. Joanna T. Irvin of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mrs. Louise T. Stout, Columbia, S.C., Mrs. Mabel T. Graves of Mebane and Mrs. Christine T. McPherson of Snow Camp.
    The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Graham Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Lou East and the Rev. Tom Bodkin. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253; or to Cane Creek Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 611, Snow Camp, N.C. 27349.

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January 8, 1999
Mrs. Ruth Toblemann
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Ruth Ann Toblemann, 87, of 2202 Huntington Road, Apt. B-6, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at her home.
    A native of Hollinsburg, Pa., she was the wife of Mr. Henry A. Toblemann, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. James Fissell and Mrs. Grace Plank Fissell, both deceased. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Westover Church in Greensboro and a missionary for more than 62 years.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Lois Senning of Los Angeles, Mrs. Dorothy Bowen of Orangeville, Pa., and Mrs. Helen McLeod of Burlington; two sons, Mr. George Toblemann of Gaitherburg, Md., and the Rev. Charles Toblemann of Westfield, N.J.; a sister, Mrs. Helen Coddington of Santa Claritas, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Don Miller. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.

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October 24, 2006
Infant Daniel Lagunas Townsend
    BURLINGTON — Daniel Lagunas Townsend, infant son of Rosalva Lagunas , 705 N. Sellars Mill Road, recently passed away.
    A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at Graham Memorial Park.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.

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Dec. 13, 14, 2005
Ida Wiggins Tucker
    GRAHAM - Heaven’s Angle Band came to welcome Ida Wiggins Tucker on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 2:55 am at A.R.M.C, following four years of declining health and one week of critical illness.
    She leaves three loving daughters, Janet tucker Chrisman (William), Billie Tucker Teague (Ronnie), and Cathy Tucker Parrish (Harold). Three Grandchildren, Nicole Parrish Smith (David), Brittney Parrish and Tyson Teague.  Other survivors include three sisters, Zelma Wiggins Lewis, Mavis Wiggins Carver, Betty Wiggins Andrews, and one brother, D. Thomas Wiggins.  9 adored nieces and 5 nephews.
    She began her Christian Walk at Calvary Baptist Church and was a member of the Ready Class.  At the time of her death, she was a member of the Nall Memorial Baptist Church.
    She was proceeded in death by the love of her life, Thomas William Tucker, her parents, Adrian D. Wiggins and Fannie Pattishall Wiggins, Three siblings Hurley Wiggins, Katherine Wiggins Williams, and Josie Wiggins Lewis, two nephews and one niece.
    The family will be receiving friends and relatives on Wednesday, December 14 from 12- 2:00 pm at the home of daughter Billie Tucker Teague at 1875 Edgewood Lane, Graham.
    A graveside Service will be held at 2:30 pm at Graham Memorial Park on December 14, with Reverend Wade Cox officiating.
    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Twin Lakes Memory Care Facility, 100 Wade Coble Drive, Burlington NC 27215, or the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter,3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte NC 28215-3220.
    The family offers special thanks to Twin Lakes Health Care Center, 3rd Floor Arbor, and ARMC First Floor, Oncology Unit, for the loving care of their mother.
    Arrangements made with McClure Funeral Service, Graham.

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Jan. 18, 2006
James W. "Whitey" Turner
    GRAHAM — Mr. James W. "Whitey" Turner, 76, formerly of Montree Lane, Graham, died at Alamance Health Care Center on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 10:06 p.m.
    A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of Lloyd W. Turner and Ethel Lackey Turner, both deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict and retired from Air Mark. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
    Survivors include one daughter, Ms. Sandara Feaster of Graham; one son, Mr. Timothy Turner of Burlington; one grandson, Mr. James Feaster of Burlington; one sister, Mrs. Betty T. King of Graham; and nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Frances Long.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Thursday, January 19, 2006 at 2 p.m. by Pastor Dianne Dietz. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service, and at other times they will be at the residence of the sister, Betty T. King, 1906 Meadow Green Drive, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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March 7, 2001
Mr. Robert R. Vaughn
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mr. Robert R. "Bob" Vaughn, 77, of 1046 Bob Vaughn Lane, died at 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Betty Gray Coble Vaughn, who survives, and the son of Mr. Charlie Jake Vaughn Sr. and Mrs. Carrie Hall Vaughn, both deceased. He was retired from Virginia Mills, where he worked in quality control, and was a member of the Swepsonville Old Timers Baseball Team. He was a member of Swepsonville United Methodist Church and the Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and was a charter member and former fire chief of the Swepsonville Fire Department.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Jennifer V. Ayers and Mrs. Carrie V. Fogleman, both of Swepsonville; two sons, Mr. W. David Vaughn of the home and Mr. Robert Vaughn Jr. of Mahomet, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma V. Messer of Clarksville, Va., and Mrs. Mary V. Cates of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Raymond Vaughn of Baltimore and Mr. Donald Vaughn of Clarksville; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Margaret V. Hagood; and a brother, Mr. Charlie J. Vaughn.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. today at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Glenn Everett and the Rev. Joe Lister. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham 1½ hours before the service, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Swepsonville United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 36, Swepsonville, N.C. 27359.

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April 13, 2001
Mr. Edgar Fabian Villavicencio
     GRAHAM — Mr. Edgar Fabian Villavicencio, 22, of 322 Travora St., died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at his home after a sudden illness.
     A native of Cuenca, Ecuador, he was the husband of Mrs. Diana Maribel Baustista Guaman, who survives, and the son of Mr. Sergio Villavicencio and Mrs. Rosario Orellana, who both survive. He was employed at WestPoint Stevens and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
     Survivors other than his wife of the home, and his parents of Chicago, include one son, Mr. Kevin Villavicencio of the home; four sisters, Ms. Maria Villavicencio, Ms. Sonia Villavicencio, Ms. Elsa Villavicencio and Ms. Joanna Villavicencio, all of Chicago; and a brother, Mr. Marco Villavicencio of Chicago.
     The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with burial in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 6 to 9 Monday evening, and at other times, at the home.

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May 25, 2006
Vera Yvonne Vinson
    GRAHAM — Vera Yvonne Vinson , 56, of 26 Jennifer Drive, passed away on May 21, 2006. She leaves to cherish two sons, Tony (LeLe) Vinson and Willie (Bridgett) Vinson , both of Burlington, two daughters, Phyllis (Todd) Jeffries of Burlington and Cathy (Willie) Degraffenreidt of Graham; one brother, Mack Vinson of Greensboro; four sisters, Deloise Vinson of Burlington, Emma Vinson of Mebane, JoAnn Turner of Greensboro and Ernestine Mosley of Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2006, at Morgantown Baptist Church. The family will be at the church one hour prior to the service.
    Viewing will be at David B. Lawson Mortuary Inc. in Graham from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today.
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Sept. 23, 2005
Ruth Coe Cooper Wade
    GRAHAM — Ruth Coe Cooper Wade, 76, of 1015 E. Gilbreath St., died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Surry County, she was the wife of Franklin Wade, who survives, and the daughter of the late James Oscar and Sara Ida Holder Coe. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Leasburg.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include sons, Wayne (Ruth) Cooper of Schertz, Texas and Jim (Judy) Cooper of Elon; a daughter, Patty (Charles) Glosson of Mebane; stepchildren, Ronald Wade of Gibsonville, Dennis (Carol) Wade of Burlington, and Lynece (Perry) Mason of Lake Lure; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; brothers, Sandy (Johnnie) Coe of Burlington, Roger Coe of Broadway, and Larry (Linda) Coe of Austin, Texas; sisters, Shelby (James) Spivey of Blanch and Lucy House of Burlington; and many nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by brothers, Roland, Bill, and Steve Coe; and a sister, Geneva Coe Rice.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2005 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Tim Hyatt, and the Rev. Steve Loy. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, Friday September 23, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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April 26, 2006
Brian Austin Wall Sr.
    GRAHAM — Mr. Brian Austin Wall Sr., 36, of The Pines, 720 Ivey Road, Graham, died as a result of an accident at Rockingham Dragway on Sunday, April 23, 2006.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Monte and Barbara Wall . He was a plumber for Doug Kimrey Plumbing.
    In addition to the parents of Graham, survivors include two sons, Brian Austin Wall Jr. of the home and William Chace Wall of Mebane; one brother, Gregory S. Wall of Chapel Hill; and a grandmother, Ethel Murray of Burlington.
    The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 2 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence of the parents, Monte and Barbara Wall , 1612 Darrell Drive, Graham.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@richandthompson.com

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March 4, 1999
Mr. Guy E. Walton
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Guy Elwood Walton, 69, of 111 Maple Ave., died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after seven months of failing health, three weeks critical.
    A native of Durham, he was the son of Mr. Lacy Leroy Walton and Mrs. Roxie Dupree Walton, both deceased. He was a retired grocery store worker.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Renee White of Blacksburg, Va.; a son, Mr. Guy L. Walton of Pasadena, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Bobbie Willets and Mrs. Carol Allen, both of Burlington; two brothers, Mr. Donald L. Walton of Burlington and Mr. George C. Walton of Newport; and a grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Ira "Stumpy" Walton.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Ron Boysel, pastor of Riverside Baptist Church.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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March 17, 2000
Mrs. Mamie Privette Waugh
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mamie Privette Waugh, 88, of 7052 Matt Currin Road, Oxford, died at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Roxboro Nursing Center in Roxboro after seven months of failing health. She was formerly of North Melville Street, Graham.
    A native of Iredell County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Fred A. Waugh and the daughter of Mrs. Nancy Mayberry Privette and Mr. Robert Privette, both deceased. She was a member of First Baptist Church and looked after the preschool nursery for many years.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Aaron (Nancy) Blythe of Winston-Salem; two sons, Mr. James Harold Waugh of Oxford and Mr. Donald Fred Waugh of Clayton; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Pope of Statesville and Mrs. Annie Thornton of Durham; two brothers, Mr. Robert Privette and Mr. Dwight Privette, both of Statesville; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Dr. Craig McMahan, pastor of First Baptist Church of Burlington. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.

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October 30, 2000
Mrs. Betty Lou Crabtree Weaver
     NEW PORT — Mrs. Betty Lou Crabtree Weaver, 64, of No. 9 Dutch Treat Mobile Home Park, died at 4:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City after five years of failing health, two weeks critical. She was a former Burlington resident of 25 years.
     A native of Chapel Hill, she was the wife of Mr. Nelson Weaver, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Benjamin "Ben" Crabtree and Mrs. Alton Butler Crabtree, both deceased. She was a housewife.
     Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Ms. Zonna Warren Cain of Graham; and two grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Lida Mae Autry.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. James Black.
     The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening.

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October 24, 2006
Mrs. Memmer Ann Watlington White
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Memmer Ann Watlington White of Graham, died on Friday, October 20, 2006.
    Mrs. White was born in Guilford County, to the late Daniel and Linner Guynn Watlington. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank White Sr.; and a son, Larry D. White .
    The funeral will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at the Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. The Rev. Teresa Leath will officiate, and the burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., and at other times they will be at the home, 1119 Moores Chapel Cemetery Road, Graham. Viewing will be at the funeral home from noon to 9 p.m. today.
    She leaves to mourn three loving and devoted children, Frank White Jr. (Barbara) and Jerry W. White , both of Graham, and Georgia Rankin (Julius) of Greensboro; four grandsons; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; and a devoted nephew, George "Brooks" Washington.
    The family gives special thanks to all of the staff at White Oak Manor, Burlington, N.C.

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March 9, 2000
Ms. Lavon Crisp Whitesell
     GRAHAM — Ms. Lavon Crisp Whitesell, 65, of 422 Judge Sharpe Road, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at her home after an illness of five years.
     A native of Gaston County, she was the daughter of Mr. John Howard Crisp and Mrs. Olivia Rabb Crisp, both deceased. She was a retired secretary with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was a member of Glen Hope Baptist Church.
     Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Hollis W. (Cindy) Jones of Easton, Pa.; Miss Anne E. Whitesell of Graham and Mrs. Arvin (Karen) Lambe of Graham; a son, Mr. Tommy F. Whitesell of Burlington; two sisters, Ms. Carolyn C. Gaylor of St. Petersburg, Fla, and Mrs. Gil (Janet) Soares of Mebane; and three grandchildren.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Glen Hope Baptist Church by the Rev. Ron Smith and the Rev. Bob Stephenson, pastors. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
     Memorials may be made to Glen Hope Baptist Church, 911 North Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27217; or to the National Kidney Foundation, 5950 Fairview Suite, Charlotte, N.C. 28210.

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March 29, 2000
Mrs. Hilda Brintle Whittemore
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Hilda B. Whittemore, 73, died at 8 p.m. Monday, March 27, 2000, at The Hospice Home of Burlington after several years of failing health.
    She was the wife of the late Mr. David Long Whittemore and the daughter of Mr. William Thomas Brintle and Mrs. Sara Elizabeth "Betty" Rudd Brintle, both deceased. She was retired from South Court Drug of Graham. She was a member of the Providence United Church of Christ, the Ella Holt Circle and the American Business Women.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Betty Dianne Whittemore Isley of Graham; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Rex (Shirley) Brintle Pickard.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Providence United Church of Christ by the Rev. Darryl Peebles, pastor. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of her daughter at 2323 Long Dairy Road, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to the Providence United Church of Christ, 819 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253 or to the Hospice of Alamance/Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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August 20, 2002
Mr. James William "Bill" Whittemore
    BURLINGTON — Mr. James William "Bill" Whittemore, 82, of 915 Whittemore Road, died at 9:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a critical illness of one week.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of 56 years to Mrs. Betsy Grumbles Whittemore, who survives, and the son of the late Clyde Atwood Whittemore and Madeline Ray Whittemore. He was the co-owner of B&C Grocery and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Graham. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. David (Judy) Horning of Mebane, and Mrs. Dan (Lynn) Timmons and Mrs. Roger (Cindy) Boley, both of Graham; four sisters, Miss Elizabeth R. Whittemore and Mrs. Betsy W. White, both of Graham, Mrs. Evan S. (Casandra) Setzer Jr. of Greensboro, and Mrs. James E. (Jacqueline) Kendall Sr. of Charlotte; two brothers, Mr. Clyde A. Whittemore and Mr. Charles E. Whittemore, both of Graham; and four grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Geneva Fitch; and two brothers, George Settle Whittemore II and David L. Whittemore.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Kenneth Hall, the Rev. Darryl Peebles, and the Rev. David Jackson. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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June 2, 2002
Mrs. Maxine Kidd Whittenberger
     STEUBENVILLE, OHIO — Mrs. Maxine Kidd Whittenberger, 75, of Labelle Nursing Home, 1336 Maryland Ave., Steubenville, died at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2002, at Trinity Medical Center in Steubenville after a critical illness of two weeks. She was a former resident of Graham, N.C.
     A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Earl Newman and the late Harry Whittenberger and the daughter of Dennis Phil Kidd and Hattie Smith Kidd, both deceased. She was of the Christian faith.
     Survivors include four daughters, Marcine Turner of Graham, Vicky N. Ledford of Burlington, Sandra N. Pendergraph of Chapel Hill and Deborah A. Whittenberger of Liverpool, Ohio; two sons, Willard E. "Will" Newman and Phil Newman, both of Graham; four sisters, Daphne K. Bridges and Helen K. Faucette, both of Haw River, Polly K. Sykes of Burlington, and Earnestine K. Dawd of Siler City; and two brothers, Willard J. Kidd of Graham and Jimmy J. Kidd of Elon.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Ellrae Brewer; and a brother, Master Sgt. Dennis Kidd.
     The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Thomas W. Newman. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday.

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June 6, 2005
Charles Lewis Wilkerson
    SUPPLY — Charles Lewis Wilkerson, 80, of 278 Maple Creek Road, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was retired from Burlington Industries. He was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
    Survivors include daughters, Patricia Jean Cleveland of Jacksonville, Fla., Sylvia Wilkerson of Haw River, Susan Renee Robinson of Graham, and Deborah Florence Wilkerson of Supply; and a son, Steve Harper Wilkerson of Mebane; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, John Willie and Velna Florence Wilkie Wilkerson; and granddaughter, Tracy Dawn Wells.
    The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham with the Rev. Diane Payne and the Rev. Franklin Hurd officiating. Burial will follow in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, June 6, 2005 at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of Susan Renee Robinson, 1311 Hanford Hills Road, Graham.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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September 8, 2002
C. Ann Smith Williams
     GRAHAM — Mrs. C. Ann Smith Williams of 602 Ward St., passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 after a long and courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Ann was born Oct. 20, 1942 in Orange County. She was married to Jack P. Williams and was the daughter of the late Mr. Rochelle Smith and Mrs. Anne Hamlett Smith.
     Ann was a member of Graham Presbyterian Church where she was a member of ladies circle #6. She graduated from TCA and was a nurse for 27 years where she used her gifts of caring for others. She enjoyed gardening and loved helping people and being a loving friend to all she met. Her actions were a testimony to her strong faith.
     In addition to her husband, Ann is survived by her stepson, Jack P. "Trey" Williams III of Burlington; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Porterfield of Efland and Mrs. Mae Lai of Florida; two brothers, Mr. Coy Smith and Mr. Pete Smith of Efland; one niece, Mrs. Mary Ann Herron; two nephews, Sgt. Daniel Lai and Dr. James Lai. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Billy Smith, and sister Hallie Hall.
     The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Graham Presbyterian Church by Dr. Donald Mimbs and the Rev. Lou East. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 tonight. At other times they will be at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, 607 Ward St., Graham.
     Memorials may be sent to the Graham Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C., 27253 or the ALS Society 21021, Ventura Blvd. #321, Woodland Hills, Calif., 91364..

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February 11, 2006
Mary Goswick Williams
    BURLINGTON — Mary Goswick Williams , age 76, of 1658 White Kennel Road, Lot # 102, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her family on Friday, February 10, 2006 at Alamance Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Franklin County, and the wife of the late William Lacy Williams .
    Mary retired after 35 years from Alamance County Hospital as a LPN. She enjoyed traveling and was of the Baptist faith. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother.
    Survivors include her daughter, Betty Stafford of Reidsville; son and daughterin-law, Robert Lee "Bobby" Williams and his wife, Debra, of Currituck, N.C.; a granddaughter and her husband, Nikki and Cecil Bennett of Reidsville; great-grandchildren, Cameron and Laci Bennett of Reidsville; brotherin-law and sister-in-law, Wallace and Barbara Williams of Gibsonville; special friends, Denise, Barbara, Aljean, Shirley, Alton and Carlene.
    She was preceded in death by her husband; son, James Barry Williams ; parents, Robert Lee and Betty Winston Goswick .     The funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dave Gilbert. Burial will follow at Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home, and other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the E. M. Holt Fire Department, 2172 Bellemont-Alamance Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at info@lowefuneralhome.com

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Feb. 11, 12, 2006
Vickie Sue Williams
    GRAHAM — Vickie Sue Williams, 50, of 1010 Lynn Dr., died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Jimmy Williams, who survives, and the daughter of Grady Welcher and Mattie Welcher Inman. She was of the Baptist faith and was a former nursing home C.N.A.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home, include three sisters, Linda Oakley of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Nellie Cocomello of Mebane, and Ann Brown of Burlington; and two brothers, Richard Welcher of Richmond, Va. and Michael Welcher of Graham.
    Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Thomas Welcher and Ronnie Gray Welcher; and a sister, Sandra Kay Parker.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, February 13, 2006 at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Jerry Flood. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening, February 12, 2006 from 6 until 8 and other times at the residence of Michael Welcher, 301 North Maple St., Graham.
    Online condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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January 16, 2001
Mrs. Lucile Miller Williamson
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Lucile Miller Williamson, 92, of 603 W. Main St., died at 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Alamance Health Care Center after several years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. James Manuel Williamson, and the daughter of Mr. James Turner Miller and Mrs. Theodoshia Bradshaw Miller, both deceased. She was a retired office worker with White Furniture Company and a member of Haw River United Methodist Church for more than 50 years. She was a communion stewardess, a member of United Methodist Women, the Thelma Cates Sunday school class, and lay person of the Methodist year. She was a member of Eastern Star-Mebane Chapter, past Worthy Matron, a charter member of Haw River Beautification Committee, charter member Haw River Cemetery Association, Meals on Wheels volunteer, and Wednesday Morning Sharing Group of the church for more than 20 years, and a member of the Hawthorn Garden Club.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Nancy W. Cheek of the home and Mrs. Anne W. Sessoms of Virginia Beach, Va.; a brother, Mr. Jesse Monroe Miller of Morehead City; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Hurdle of Mebane; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Cornelia Harris and Miss Lenora Miller.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Haw River United Methodist Church by the Rev. Rod Mullen, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Haw River United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 460, Haw River, N.C. 27258.

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Feb. 17, 2002
Mr. David Eugene Wilson
    GRAHAM — Mr. David Eugene Wilson, 85, of 1243 S. Main St., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, following three years of declining health and a critical illness of three weeks.
    Mr. Wilson was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in Germany under the command of General George H. Patton. He was a prisoner of war and was awarded two Purple Hearts with Oak Clusters. He worked in plumbing for more than 40 years and retired from Ralph Williams Plumbing Co. at the age of 72. He was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years where he served as a deacon and an elder. He also served on the usher and finance board and was a member of the Men’s Bible class.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gena Longest Wilson of the home; sons, Douglas Eugene Wilson and daughter-in-law, Carol Parks Wilson of Graham and Joseph Wayne Wilson of Graham; a sister, Miss Alice Lee Wilson of High Point; grandchildren, James Douglas Wilson of Graham, David Kelly Wilson and wife, Sarah Michelle Ennis Wilson of Mebane, Daniel Gilbert Wilson and wife, Christina Wilson of New Hampshire, and Angela Yvonne Wilson of Graham; and great-grandchildren, Sydney Rebekah Wilson and Gabriel Jacob Wilson, both of Mebane.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, David Arthur Wilson and Maggie Lue Call Wilson; two sisters, Bertha Irene Myers and Carrie Elizabeth Church; brothers, Marshall Woodrow Wilson, Vestal Henderson Wilson, Dewey Arthur Wilson, Foy Martin Wilson, William Leon Wilson, Paul Ray Wilson, and Thomas Wayne Wilson; and a daughter-in-law, Rita Yvonne Lytle Wilson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Norman Whitney, pastor of Bethany Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Darryll Peebles, pastor of Providence United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 1 to 3 today prior to the service, and at other times at the home of a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas Eugene and Carol Parks Wilson, 1262 Plateau Place, Graham.
    Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

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The Burlington Times-News
November 5, 2000
Mrs. Helen Hester Wilson
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Helen Hester Wilson, 71, of 1719 Edgewood Ave., Burlington, died at 4:!0 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000 at Skilled Nursing Division of Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Joe Wilson and the daughter of the late Mrs. Bessie Hester. She was a retired school teacher and a member of First Baptist Church of Graham. She was a graduate of James B. Dudley High School and Barber Scotia College.
    Survivors include several cousins.
    The graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. today in Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Allen Warren.
    McClure Funeral Service of Graham is in charge of arrangements.

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The Burlington Times-News
October 12, 2005
Rachel Porter Wilson
     LAWSONVILLE — Rachel Porter Wilson , 82, formerly of Burlington, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2005, at Patrick County Memorial Hospital following four years of failing health. She was the wife of the late Clyde Wilson , and the daughter of the late Melvin Seth Thomas Porter and the late Emma Poole Porter . Rachel was a native of Alamance County and retired from P. Lorillard Tobacco Company.
     Survivors include her daughter Sylvia Spencer and her husband, Ted, of Lawsonville, N.C.; sons, Dennis Honeycutt of Raeford, N.C., Dannie Honeycutt and his wife, Mary, of Burlington; sisters, Dorothy Simpson of Burlington, Myrtle Starling and her husband, Grady, of Burlington; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Frank Porter , Pearl Porter , Paul Porter , Odell Porter , Ollie Porter , Grady Porter , and Arthur Porter .
     The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jim Churchwell. Interment will follow in Graham Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.
     Condolences may be sent to the family at info@lowefuneralhome.com

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The Burlington Time-News
October 23, 1999
Ms. Sandra Carol Wilson
     GRAHAM — Ms. Sandra Carol Wilson, 49, of 705 Banks St., died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
     A native of Moore County, she was the daughter of Mr. William Wilson and Mrs. Jerline Wilson, who both survive, and the late Mrs. Betty Grady. She was the owner of Pandora’s Box Consignment Shop in downtown Burlignton for 12 years. She was a long-time resident of Alamance County and attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Burlington.
     Survivors other than her parents of Burlington include a son, Mr. Donnell Law of Burlington; a daughter, Mrs. Sherry Law Cheek of Burlington; five brothers, Mr. Wayne Wilson of Aberdeen, Mr. Bobby Earp of Texas, Mr. Jimmy Earp of Hillsborough, Mr. Tony Wilson of Rocky Mount, Mr. Joey Wilson of Burlington; a sister, Ms. Donna Gail Smith of Efland; and seven grandchildren.
     A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at Rose Garden at Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will be at the home from 6 to 9 Saturday evening.
     Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital, 1-800-582-4994; or to Benny Hinn Ministries, P.O. Box 190, Orlando, Fla., 32802.

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The Burlington Times-News
February 6, 2000
Mrs. Mary Smithey Wood
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Smithey Wood, 73, of 2555 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road, died at 2:55 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Alamance after three years of failing health.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Ross John Wood Jr. and the daughter of the late Mr. Dewey Smithey and Mrs. Sally Staley Smithey, who survives.
    Survivors other than her mother of Burlington include four daughters, Mrs. Rachel Holt and Mrs. Karen Lawson, both of Reidsville; Mrs. Rebecca Wrenn of Timberlake and Ms. Pamela Wood of Greensboro; three sons, Mr. Ross John Wood III of Saxapahaw, Mr. Steve W. wood of Burlington and Mr. Calvin Wood of Liberty; a sister, Ms. Faye Smithey of Burlington; a brother, Mr. Junior Smithey of Burlington; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a grandson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Ricky Rose, Bible Wesleyan Church. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the funeral home from 3 to 5 this afternoon and at other times at the home of a son, Mr. Steve Wood, 1602 Maple Ave., Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216, or to Bible Wesleyan Church, 106 Moore’s Chapel Cemetery Road, Graham, N.C. 27253.

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The Burlington Times-News
August 26, 2001
Mr. Oscar Rudolph Woods
    HAW RIVER — Oscar Rudolph Woods, 60, of 2631 White Lane, died at 11:10 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2001 at the Hospice Home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Deborah Ellison Woods, and the son of James and Alminor Graves Woods, both deceased. He was retired from the N.C. Department of Corrections and he was a member of the Melfield United Church of Christ.
    Survivors include a daughter, Jenae Twan-Alexis Woods of the home; a son, Hondre Mandel Woods of Graham; a sister, Alice Woods Lamberth of Graham; two brothers, Charles Woods and Odell Woods, both of California; and a grandson, Tevin Woods of Burlington.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Melfield United Church of Christ by the Rev. Dannie T. Williams. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham, from 7 to 7:45 Monday night.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, NC 27216-2122.

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The Burlington Time-News
May 6, 1977
Fred Harold Wrenn      GRAHAM --- Fred Harold Wrenn, 66, of 416 North St., died in the Salisbury Veteran's Hospital at 7:15 p.m. Thursday following one year of failing health.
     A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Thomas Ruffin and Edna Morris Wrenn. He was a member of the D. A. V. and husband of Mrs. Mabel Modlin Wrenn, who survives of the home.
     Surviving in addition to the widow is a daughter, Miss Deborah Wrenn of the home; sons, Jimmy Wrenn of Burlington, Steve Wrenn of Rocky Mount; sisters, Mrs. Beatrice Litton and Mrs. Robert Page, both of Rt. 7, Burlington, Mrs. Myrtle Mann of Snow Camp, Miss Opal Wrenn of Kinston; brothers, D. E. Wrenn of Gastonia, Dean Wrenn and Clarence Wrenn, and Carl Wrenn, all of Burlington; four grandchildren.
     The body will remain at the Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington pending completion of funeral arrangements.
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The Burlington Time-News
Sat., May 7, 1977
Fred H. Wrenn
     GRAHAM - Fred Harold Wrenn, 66, of 416 North St., died Thursday in Veterans Administration Hospital in Salisbury after an illness of one year.
     A native of Alamance County, he was son of the late Thomas Ruffin Wrenn and Edna Morris Wrenn. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
     Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mabel Modlin Wrenn of the home; one daughter, Miss Deborah Wrenn of the home; two sons, Jimmy Wrenn of Burlington and Steve Wrenn of Rocky Mount; four sisters. Mrs. Beatrice Litton and Mrs. Robert Page, both of Rt. 7, Burlington, Mrs. Myrtle Mann of Snow Camp and Miss Opal Wrenn of Kinston; four brothers, D. E. Wrenn of Gastonia, Dean Wrenn, Clarence Wrenn and Carl Wrenn, all of Burlington; and four grandchildren.
     Final rites will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Rich & Thompson Chapel, Burlington. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
     The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington tonight from 7 to 9.

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The Burlington Times-News
October 21, 2000
Mrs. Brenda Bennett Wright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Brenda Bennett Wright, 40, of 700 Washington St., died at 2:32 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro after an illness of several years, three weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Joseph J. Wright, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. George William Bennett Sr. and Mrs. Betty Blackburn Bennett, who survive. She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Gibsonville and was employed with Willis Reinsurance.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her parents of Burlington include two sisters, Mrs. Theresa B. Harding and Mrs. Lois B. Blair, both of Burlington.
    She was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. George William Bennett Jr. and Mr. Douglas Lamar Bennett.
    A memorial service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m., Sunday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses by Mr. Joe L. Felicetty. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Bennett Sr., 1244 Carlton Ave. in Burlington.

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Burlington Times-News
October 24, 2006
Kathleen "Kat" Paul Wright
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Kathleen "Kat" Paul Wright , 69, of 103 Andrews Avenue, Graham, died at her residence on Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 4:26 p.m. following three weeks of failing health.
    A native of Marlboro County, S.C., she was the wife of the late Everette Lee Wright , and the daughter of Howard Paul and Glennie Mae Robson Paul, both deceased. She retired from Holt Hosiery. She was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include a foster son, Mr. Michael Paul and wife, Tammy, of Burlington; three sisters, Miss Doris Paul of Burlington, Mrs. Betty McLean and husband, James, of Roseboro, Mrs. Carolyn Laviner and husband, Leonard, of Whiteville; five brothers, Mr. Cecil Paul and wife, Christine, of Gibson, Mr. James H. Paul of Hamlet, Mr. Vernon Paul and wife, Carolyn, of Bennettsville, S.C., Mr. Roger Paul of Hamlet, and Mr. David Paul and wife, Phyllis, of Concord; and one foster granddaughter, Heather Paul.
    She was preceded in death by one sister, Miss Olivia Kay Paul.
    A graveside service will be conducted at Graham Memorial Park on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. by the Rev. James McLean.
    The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times they will be at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to info@richandthompson.com

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The Burlington Times-News
November 17, 2000
Mrs. Mildred Warren Wright
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Mildred Warren Wright, 81, of 3166 Mount Willen Road, died at 12:04 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a year of failing health, two days critical.
    A native of Harnett County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Earl Cameron Wright, and the daughter of Mr. Boyd W. Warren and Mrs. Lena Chatham Warren, both deceased. She was a retired textile employee and attended Trinity Baptist Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Doris Louise Robbins of Burlington and Miss Donna Lee Wright of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, Mr. Roy Cameron Wright of Haw River and Mr. David Warren Wright of Wyoming; a sister, Mrs. Bernice Ballard of Elon College; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Dallas Brown, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church. The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will be at the home.

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The Burlington Times-News
July 21, 2005
Donna Cochran Wynn
    GRAHAM — Donna Cochran Wynn, 43, of 303 Ivey Road, went home to be with her Heavenly Father, Wednesday, July 20, 2005.
    A native of Valdese, she was the wife of Michael B. Wynn, who survives, and the daughter of Harold and Wilma Akens Cochran, who survive. She was a nurse at Rehab and Healthcare of Alamance.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her parents of Haw River include daughters, Leslie Wynn of the home, Kelly Wynn of Graham, and Tiffany Wynn of the home; her precious loving grandson, Seth Wynn of the home; a brother, Richard Cochran of Prospect Hill; and sister, Marion and Ken Taylor of Snow Camp.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2005 at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Keith Spake. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2005 and at other times at the residence.
    Condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.com

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The Burlington Time-News
June 22, 2000
Mr. Howard Wayne Young
    GRAHAM — Mr. Howard Wayne Young, 66, of 5305 N.C. 87 South, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2000, at his home after several years of failing health, three weeks critical.
    A native of Rockingham County, he was the husband of Mrs. Doris Jean Beal Young, who survives, and the son of Mr. Howard Matthew Young and Mrs. Myrtle Sue Lawrence Young, both deceased. He was retired from Western Electric and was of the Holiness faith.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Joy Horner of Mebane and Mrs. Bonnie Minnich of Graham; a son, Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Young of Graham; two brothers, Mr. Jerry Young of Mebane and Mr. Larry “Butch” Young of Spartanburg, S.C.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one great-stepgrandchild.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at Graham Memorial Park by the Rev. Dan Parker.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.

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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 19, 2002
Mr. Henry Zapata
    BURLINGTON - Mr. Henry Zapata, 69, of 1717 Durham St., Lot 43, died at 11:53 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at the Duke University Medical Center.
    A native of Chile, he attended the Iglesia Cristo Viene and was a Navy veteran of the South American Military.
    Survivors include two sons, Luis Zapata and wife, Anna, and Ivan Zapata, all of Burlington; a daughter, Gloria Zapata of Neptune, N.J.; a daughter-in-law, Mirna Zapata of New Jersey; grandchildren, Anna Torres, Erica Depeyster, Esmeralda Bellamy, Maribel Zapata, Vannesa Zapata, and Joselee Zapata; great-grandchildren, Alex, Sean, Kemily, Juliza, Michael, Leslie, Meliza, and Inez; and a godson, Billy Lopez.
    He was preceded in death by wife, Herminia Yanez Zapata; his parents, Jose Santos Zapata and Maria Lauriana Gomez Zapata; and a son, Jose Zapata.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Iglesia Cristo Viene, 1456 Sandy Cross Road, Burlington by Pastor Victor Iano Romero. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    Viewing will be at the McClure Funeral Home, 605 E. Webb Ave., Burlington, beginning at noon today.
    The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 9 this evening.

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The Burlington Time-News
October 14, 2001
Mr. Juan Manuel Medina-Zuniga
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Juan Manuel Medina-Zuniga, 25, of 901 Roxboro Road, Haw River, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2001.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2001, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic church by the Rev. Terry Pescatore. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Burlington from 6 to 9 this evening.
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