DEATH NOTICES AND ABSTRACTS FOR JULY 2006


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JULY 2006 DEATH NOTICES

7.1.06

ASHEBORO-(V) Ervin Arthur Spencer, 79, passed July 1, 2006, at W.G. “Bill” Hefner VA Medical Center, Salisbury. Funeral service will be 2 p.m.July 6th at Mt. Zion Holy Church; Bishop Emmanuel Holland officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are wife, Annie B. Dunn Spencer of the home; daughters, Mary Ann Patterson of Randleman, Janet Spencer and Angela Baylor, both of Asheboro; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.-Ridge

LIBERTY-(V)Calvin Martin, 71, of Liberty, passed July 1, 2006. Graveside service will be July 3rd at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Liberty; Rev. Gene Booker officiating. Preceded in death by his son, Drextel Martin, and his parents, Howard and Wilma Martin. He was of the Baptist faith. Survived by his wife, Jean Martin of the home; daughter, De Holt and husband, Ronnie; grandson, Brandon Holt; brother, Jeff Martin and wife, Betty; sister, Wanda Martin, all of Liberty; sister, Linda Mansfield and husband, John, of Kimesville; and several nieces and nephews.-Loflin

ASHEBORO- John Thomas Hamilton Sr., 64, passed July 1, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. July 4th at Asheboro Pentecostal Holiness Church; Rev. J.C. Miles, Rev. J. P. Sizemore and Rev. Tommy Fuquay officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Born November 23, 1941 in Randolph County, NC, Tommy was the son of the late John and Nellie Kinney Hamilton. Preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Chad Hamilton, and his godson, Chad Fields. Survived by his wife, Linda Cranford Hamilton, of the home; daughter, Krista D. Hamilton, of the home; son John T. Hamilton, Jr. and wife, Michele, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Alex Hamilton, Logan Hamilton, Kristina Hamilton; brother-in-law, Hoyt Cranford and his wife, Susie; aunts and uncles, Ada H. Milbeck, of Asheboro, C. Jean and Carlton Collins, of Greensboro, Newman and Earlene Way, of Asheboro; and goddaughter, Keila Hinson and her husband, Eric.-Ridge

ASHEBORO-Frosie McIntyre Lambert, 87, passed July 1, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. July 2nd at Randolph Memorial Park; Dr. Richard Crider officiating. Native of Stanly County. Surviving are daughters, Marie Lunsford of Asheboro, Edith “Gaye” Talbert of Albemarle; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.-Pugh

LIBERTY-Nellie Lee Carter Eastridge 66, passed July 1, 2006 at her residence. Graveside will be July 4th at 11:00 AM at Flint Ridge Church Cemetery; Rev. Wallace Mann officiatingBorn September 19, 1939, in Chatham County VA., the daughter of Clarence and Annie(Totten) Carter. Survived by three daughters: Barbara Warren and husband, Bobby of Staley, Tammy Livingston of Liberty, and Rosa Thompson of Liberty, NC. Son: David Eastridge of Liberty, NC. two sisters: Mildred Karnes of Globe, AZ, Lorena Wicker of Siler City, NC. Four grandchildren, Terry McClintock, Alisha Livingston, Donald Thompson and Lexa Vazquez. -Pugh

7.2.06

SEAGROVE-Gladys Bowman Boone, 76, passed July 2, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be July 6th at 11 a.m. at Suggs Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Star, with burial in the church cemetery. Native of Patrick County, Va. Surviving are daughters, Margaret Cassidy of Hamlet, Norma Greene of Asheboro, Diane Hunt of Seagrove; sons, Albert Jernigan and James Jernigan, both of Asheboro, Roger Jernigan and David Jernigan, both of Seagrove; sisters, Annie Bowman, Fannie Stevens and Mary Gallimore, all of Seagrove; brothers, Edward Bowman of Archdale, Johnny Noah of King and Jesse Noah of Biscoe.-Phillips

ASHEBORO-Coy Alonzo Haigler, age 80, passed July 2, 2006 at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro. Graveside service will be July 3rd at 2:00 PM at Randolph Memorial Park; Dr. Richard Crider officiating. Born August 31, 1925 in Marston, NC, the son of the late A. F. and the late Joanna (Pryon) Haigler. Native of Marston, NC. Survived by his wife: Hazel Huggins Haigler; daughter: Arlene Haigler Phillips of Asheboro, NC and two sons: Richard Haigler of Asheboro, NC and Jeffery Haigler of Greensboro, NC. 3 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. -Pugh

7.3.06

ROBBINS- (V)Howard Edward Sanders, 80, passed July 3, 2006, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. July 6th at Smyrna United Methodist Church; Rev. Tal Madison and the Rev. Clayton Stoneman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are sons, Michael Sanders and Jimmy Sanders, both of the home; stepson, Harold Clark of Robbins; daughters, Helen Chriscoe of Asheboro, Betty Sanders of Sophia, Barbara Stoneman of Trinity, Linda Chriscoe of Seagrove; brothers, J.C. Sanders and Fred Sanders, both of Seagrove; sisters, Fleta Ritter of Robbins, Lucy Hunt and Carrie Staley, both of Asheboro, Clarice Maness of Seagrove, Geneva Cervantes of Troy; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.-Kennedy

ASHEBORO-(V)Thomas Andrew Buie, 58, passed July 3, 2006, at his home. Funeral will be July 7th at 2:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Guilford County, NC and the son of Malcolm and Margaret Burgess Buie. Survived by one daughter: April B. Rich of Sophia; mother: Margaret Burgess Buie of Asheboro; brother: Mac Buie of Asheboro; Grandchidren, Dylan Rich, Laura Rich and Mason Rich; Niece: Karen Simmons of Randleman, NC. -Pugh

7.4.06

ASHEBORO- Tishia Williams Frank Baker, 91, passed on July 4th. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. July 10th at Balfour Baptist Church, Asheboro; Rev. Dwight Ayers, the Rev. Tim Lowery and the Rev. Bill Barnes officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Native of Moore County, daughter of De Laney and Artie Mishia Maness Williams, who preceded her in death. Preceded in death by her brothers, Ira, Arthur, Charlie, H. Taft and Lennie Harrison Williams; and sisters, Maida W. Garner, Vandie W. Chisholm, Mamie W. Yarboro and Ethel Pearl Seawell. Survived by sisters, Gertrude W. Hennings of Greensboro and Bertha W. Moynihan of Temple Hills, Md.; brother, Marvin E. Williams and wife, Florene, of Robbins; and loving, devoted sister-in-law, Eva, wife of deceased brother, Lennie Harrison Williams. Surviving are daughters, Juanita Frank Williamson of Asheboro, Marylene Frank Johnson and husband, Billy Gene Johnson, of Sophia; grandsons, Richard D. Johnson and wife, Nancy, of Denton, David L. Johnson and wife, Debbie, of Sophia.; granddaughter, Kay Williamson McChesney and husband, Richard, of Concord; great-granddaughters, Brooke J. Maiello and husband, Peter, of Cameron, Shannon Johnson of Denton and Hillary Upton of Raleigh; great-grandsons, Justin Johnson of Sophia, Van McChesney of Greensboro and Thomas Martin of Denton; great-great-granddaughter, Alexandra Gray of Denton. Tishia is also survived by numerous, much loved nieces, nephews and close friends.-Ridge

ARCHDALE-Michael Wayne Neal, 43 passed July 4th at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 pm July 7th in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service Archdale; Reverend Bill R. Blevins and the Reverend Dr. Jeremy Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Born May 31, 1963 in High Point. Survived by three children; Michael Wade Neal, Cody Wayne Neal and Haley Denise Neal all of Archdale and the mother of his children Alice Neal of Sophia. Survived by parents Mr. and Mrs. Everette McMahan of Sophia and two brothers; Jerry Dean Neal and his wife Karen and Tony Everette McMahan and his wife Tina and one sister Donna Karen McKinney and her husband William all of Trinity and numerous nieces and nephews.-Cumby

REENSBORO-Mr. James “Jim” W. Hicks, 77, passed July 4, 2006, at Wesley Long Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. July 7th at Sedgefield Baptist Church; Dr. Deryl Holliday officiating. Interment will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. Born in Randolph County to the late Claude Lee Hicks and Ida Maness Hicks. In addition to his parents, Jim was also preceded in death by three brothers, Gene Hicks, Hal Hicks, and Glen Hicks, and two sisters, Dianne Johnson and Nellie Ruth Hicks. Surviving, wife, Lorene Jarrell Hicks of the home; daughter, Jan Hicks McLamb and her husband, Mark, of Jamestown; son, Ronnie Hicks and his wife, Pam, of Jamestown; grandchildren, Lucas Hicks, Lora Hampton, Sam McLamb and Kenny McLamb; sisters, Jewell Rich and husband, Joe, of Asheboro, Louise Steinhof of Fall River, MA, and DeLette Self of Asheboro; brother, Claude L. Hicks of Perry, Ga.; brother-in-law, Roger Jarrell and wife, Barbara, of Pleasant Garden; sister-in-law, Hazel Johnson of Asheboro; nieces and nephews.-Hanes-Lineberry

7.5.06

RANDLEMAN-Mr. Marvin E. Strickland, 73, passed July 5, 2006, at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. July 8th at Level Cross United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born in Johnson County to the late George Robert Strickland and Ophelia Johnson Strickland. Surviving: wife, Ida Annette Strickland of the home; children, Steven Earl Strickland and wife, Tammy, of Kernersville, Angie Marie Barr and husband, Brian, of Asheboro, and Marvin Earl Strickland, “Jr.” and wife, Katie, of Trinity; sisters, Annie Turnage and Sally Johnson; brother, Bobby Strickland; and seven grandchildren, Jason, Josh, Trace, Nathaniel, Sagen, Cody and Dillon.-Hanes-Lineberry

7.6.06

JAMESTOWN-Randol H. Smith, 56, passed July 6th, 2006. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM July 9th in Jamestown United Methodist Church; Rev. Jay Bowers. Burial will be in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery. Born in Asheboro June 12, 1950 a son to James Edward “Ed” and Virginia Hancock Smith. First married to Donna VonCannon Smith who died July 17, 1996. On November 20, 1999 he was married to Arleen McGinn Smith who survives of the home. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Monica Smith Tyler and her husband Robert of Greensboro and Stephanie Claire Smith of High Point; his parents, Ed and Virginia Smith of Asheboro; a brother, Rickey Harris Smith of Asheboro.-Cumby

ASHEBORO-(V)Jack Steven Duggins, 75, of Asheboro passed July 6, 2006. Funeral services will be July 9th at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church; Rev. Michael Holder and Rev. George Roberson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cedar Falls United Methodist Church Cemetery. Survived by his wife of 54 years Sue V. Duggins; two daughters, Beth Caulkins of Raleigh, NC and Pam Flood of Roanoke, VA; two sons-in-law, Bill Caulkins of Raleigh, NC and Barry Flood of Roanoke, VA; five grandchildren, Lillie and Read Caulkins both of Raleigh, NC; and Joyner, Callie and Oliver Flood all of Roanoke, VA; two brothers, Wayne Duggins of Shelby, NC and Ralph Duggins of Asheboro, NC; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Gertrude Duggins, brother, Ray Duggins, and a sister, Sylvia Gaskey. -Pugh

ASHEBORO-(V)Boyd Steed “Bobby” Cagle, 75, passed July 6, 2006. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. July 9th at the Ridge Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Tim Lowery and Rev. Jack Ogburn officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Born December 24, 1930 in Randolph County, son of the late Fred and Annie Steed Cagle. Survived by his daughters, Teresa Symes Darnell, and husband, Ken, of Asheboro, Janice Stamper, and husband, Chris, of Locust, NC, Abby Cagle, of Gallup, NM; sons, Bruce Cagle and Adam Cagle, both of Asheboro; brother, C. F. Cagle, of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jeanna Tidwell, Kevin Symes, Dustin Cagle; great grandchildren, Chandler Tidwell, Alea Tidwell.- Ridge

7.7.06

ASHEBORO-(V)Woodrow Wilson “Sunny” Cranford II, 59, passed July 7, 2006, at his home. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Native of Phoenix, Ariz. Surviving are daughter, Sandra C. Maness of Hamlet; sisters, Colleen C. Jackson of Sanford, Candy C. Garner of San Diego, Calif.; brothers, Dale H. Cranford of Kellogg, Idaho, Terry Cranford of Biscoe; four grandchildren.-Pugh

ASHEBORO-Calvin W. “Cal” McIntosh, 79, passed July 7, 2006 at his home. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Julyth at First United Methodist Church in Asheboro; Rev. Mike Holder and Rev. George Roberson officiating. Native of Gaston, County, NC, son of Julius and Georgia Henkle McIntosh. Preceded in death by his daughter Pamela McIntosh Lemmons. Surviving are his wife of 59 years: Mary J. McIntosh, daughter: Lynne Estes (Chuck) of Columbia, TN, son: Dr. Thomas C. McIntosh (Melonie) of Greenville, son-in-law: Ernie D. Lemmons of Greensboro and friend Karen Kovach of Asheboro, grandsons: Chase Estes, Scott and Paul McIntosh, Corey and Mark Lemmons, Jason and his wife, Kim Lemmons; Ted and his wife Amber Lemmons; grandaughter, Ashley McIntosh; great grandsons, Jake and Gage Lemmons; great granddaughters: Brooke and Faith Lemmons; sister: Myrle Jessup of Greensboro and numerous nieces and nephews. -Pugh

ASHEBORO- Ricky Leon King, 30, passed July 7, 2006, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 13th at First Pentecostal Church. Surviving are wife, Tinisha Stubbs King of the home; daughters, Ayanna King, Arysha King and Aniyah King; parents, Jessie and Lena King of Asheboro; brothers, Steven King of Asheboro, Howard King of St. Charles, Mo.; grandmother, Ethel Smith of St. Paul.-Gailes

7.8.06

LIBERTY-John Edward Christensen, 74, passed July 8, 2006, at his residence. Private graveside service will be at Gilmore Memorial Park in Julian. Surviving is daughter, Kathleen “Kitty” Elder of Liberty.-Loflin

ARCHDALE- Mr. Timothy Jack Moorefield, 42, passed July 8, 2006. Funeral services will be 2:00pm July 13th in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale, with Rev Bobby Loving officiating. Native of Guilford County, born October 21, 1963, a son of Jack W. and Sally Shanault Moorefield. Surviving is a son; T. J. Moorefield of Sophia, his mother; Jean Moorefield Leach and her husband David of Kernersville, his father; Jack W. Moorefield of Archdale and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Cumby

7.9.06

TRINITY-Mrs. Cecelia B. Gaddy, 68, passed July 9, 2006. Funeral will be at 2:00 P.M. July 12th in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale; Reverend Tony Moore officiating.Interment will be in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Born June 28, 1938 in Mecklenburg County to Kirby Blackmon and Vernie Lorener Mundy Blackmon. Preceded in death by a son, Danny Gaddy in 1987. Surviving, husband, Robert Gaddy. Son, Randy Gaddy of Trinity, daughter, Sandi Gaddy Walden and husband, Glenn of Lincolnton. Eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.-Cumby

7.10.06

ASHEBORO-Marianna Redding Weiler passed July 10, 2006. Services will be July 12, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church; Dr. Don Haynes and the Rev. George Roberson officiating. Preceded in death by her husband, Herold (Hank) James Weiler Jr. Survived by a daughter, Virginia Redding Weiler and her partner, Claudine Legault; a son, Herold (Harry) James Weiler III, and his wife, Elizabeth Sadler Weiler, all of Winston-Salem; and two grandchildren, Shannon Noel Weiler of Atlanta and Christopher Lynn Weiler of Asheville.-Pugh

ARCHDALE-(V)Mr. Robert “Bob” E. Gray, Jr. 71 passed July 10th. Funeral services will be11 am July 13th in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service Archdale; Rev. Dr. Ralph Sexton , Jr. and the Rev. Frank Gribble officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Born January 25, 1935 in Guilford County, son of the late Robert E. Gray, Sr and Mildred Thomas Gray. On September 26, 1952 he married the former Shirley Blackwell who survives. Surviving, four children; Connie Gray Bales and her husband David of Tucson, AZ, Cheri Lynn Gray, Robert E. “Trey” Gray, III and his wife Renee and John Robert Gray , all of Archdale. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Robert Edward “Jeremy” Gray, IV, Daniel Jordan Gray and Trevor Justin Gray and three sisters; Shirley A. Gray of Archdale, Sandra Gray Hill and her husband S.W. of Trinity and Judy Gray Ivey and her husband Jimmy of Henderson.-Cumby

LIBERTY-(V)Mr. ONeal Prince, 82, passed July 10, 2006. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. July 13th at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park. Born July 9, 1924, in Cairo, Ga. to Wyeth and Ruth Wilson Prince. Preceded in death by a brother, Grover Prince and sisters; Janie Pearl Divver, Martha Prince, Myrtle Prince, Alice Thomas and Eddice Davis. Survived by his step-children, James T. Kendricks and wife, Becky of Greensboro, Anita Kendricks of Climax, Mark W. Kendricks of Oak Ridge, Vaughn Kendricks and wife, Connie of Liberty, step grandchildren, Danny Kendricks, Jimmy Kendricks, Scotty Sherwood, Aaron Sherwood and Vaughn Kendricks numerous nieces and nephews and very dear friend, Alice Kendrick of Greensboro and her family which he considered his extended family, Shirley and Eddie Trent, Joel and Pat Kendrick and Diane Kendrick. -Hanes-Lineberry

7.11.06

TRINITY-Mrs. Margaret Lassiter Monroe, 97, passed July 11, 2006, at Graybrier Nursing and Retirement Center. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. July 14th at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting, with Pastor Randy Quate and Pastor Winfred Crouse officiating. Interment will follow in the Meeting Cemetery. Born Dec. 27, 1908, in Montgomery County, a daughter to the late Millard Filmore and Fannie Hurley Lassiter. In 1928, she married Millard Curtis Monroe who preceded her in death in 1976. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Monroe Clark in 2003; and 14 brothers and sisters. Surviving are nine children, Clementine Hill and husband, Bobby, Vera Stanley, Harold Monroe and wife, Susie, Kenneth Monroe and wife, Irene, Wayne Monroe and wife, Brenda, Charles Monroe and wife, Brenda, all of Trinity, Leon Monroe and wife, Cindy, of Clemmons, Ed Monroe and wife, Pat, of Lexington, and Fairlee Webb and husband, Jerry, of Lexington; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Charles Clark.-Cumby

ASHEBORO-(V)Jerry Wayne Pickard, 71 passed July 11, 2006 at Beacon Place in Greensboro. Funeral service will be at Rives Chapel Baptist Church in Siler City at 11am on July 14th. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born July 28, 1934 the son of Carl and Sallie (Lowe) Pickard. Survived by his wife Thelma Ann Holt Pickard of the home; best friend, son and his wife: Mark and Missy Pickard, and grandchildren Mallory and Chase of Raleigh; his stepdaughters and their husbands Gloria and Joe Terry of Asheboro, and Brenda and Donnie Brady of Jamestown and their families; sisters Ruby Blair, Frances Robbins, and Cloyce Poe of Siler City; sister Aliene Lambert of Charleston, SC; brother and his wife Jack and Josie Pickard of Bonlee, NC; and eight special nieces whom he adored. He was predeceased in death by his parents, three brothers Howard, Doug, and Butch Pickard; and a sister, Edith Moore. -Pugh

ASHEBORO-Frances White Young, 82, passed July 11, 2006, at the nursing center. Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. July 14th at Lady’s Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis; Rev. Arnold Comer officiating. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. Born Nov. 15, 1923, in Rowan County, d/o the late William Hildrey White and Dora Cashion White. Preceded in death by her husband, David Earl Young; a grandson, Matthew Young; son-in-law, Ronald “Bear” Lanier; three sisters, Margaret Wise, Jewel Brown and Elizabeth Padgett; and brothers, Paul White, Hillary White and Wayne White. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Y. King and husband, Wayne, of Asheboro; a son, David L. Young and wife, Karen, of Ramseur; one sister, Mary Ellen Wilhelm of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.-Lady's Funeral Home

7.12.06

CEDAR FALLS-Frankie Cranford Honeycutt, 86, passed July 12, 2006. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 15th at Cedar Falls Baptist Church; Rev. Russell Chrisco officiating. Burial will be Cedar Falls Baptist Church Cemetery. Native of Guilford County. Survivors are daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Mike Crotts of Sophia and Debbie Mitchell of Asheboro; sister, Margaret Cranford of Mebane; grandchildren, Derick Crotts and his wife, Kasey, and Brandon Crotts, all of Sophia, Chad Crotts and his wife, Paige, of Archdale, Jennifer Norris and her husband, Chris, of Asheboro, Kyle Mitchell and his wife, Stacey, of Level Cross, and Jillian Needham and her husband, Jason, of Steeds; great-grandchildren, Emery and Maddie Crotts, Kenyon and Cohen Crotts, Corbin, Chloe and Carson Norris, Matthew, Madison and Macy Mitchell, Ethan, Evan and Ella Needham.-Loflin

STALEY-William Floyd Langley, 80, of Staley, passed July 12, 2006, at Universal Health Care in Ramseur. Services will be July 15th at 11 a.m. at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel; Pastor Evon Pulliam officiating. Interment will follow in Staley Cemetery. Born Dec. 9, 1925, in Staley, son of the late Clark Langley and Lucille Patterson Langley. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Kathleen Fields Langley of the home; children, Louise Dunlap of Chatham County and Linda Daves and husband, Carson, of Charlotte; grandson, John Dunlap and wife, Tana, of Randolph County; great-grandchildren, Morgan Dunlap and Brock Dunlap of Randolph County; sisters, Emma Castelloe of Summerfield, Martha Shelby and husband, Paul, of Edgewater, Md., Kate Stone and husband, Earl, of Greensboro, Magdalene Wright and husband, Kelvin, of Staley; brothers, Paul Rainey Langley and wife, Shirley, Joe Langley and wife, Becky, Johnny Langley and wife, Jenny, and Gattis Langley and wife, Martha Jean, all of Staley. He was blessed with 11 nephews; nine nieces, 18 great-nephews; and 14 great-nieces. Floyd was preceded in his home going by his beloved granddaughter, Laura Michelle Dunlap; and by his beloved sister, Linda Langley.-Pugh

7.13.06

RAMSEUR—(V) James Maxton “Mac” Hudson, 80, passed July 13, 2006, at Cross Road Retirement Community, Asheboro. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. July 16th at Jordan Memorial United Methodist Church; Rev. Justus McKeel and the Rev. Fran Adams officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Knoll Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are sons, Neal Hudson of Sanford, Eric Hudson of Walburg, Ken Hudson of Winston-Salem; daughter, Joy Hudson of Greensboro; brothers, Worth Hudson of Asheboro, Harry Hudson of Ramseur, David Hudson of Valdosta, Ga.; sister, Rachel Clayton of Washington; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.-Loflin

7.14.06

ASHEBORO- Dorothy Elsie Howard Kuster, age 84, passed July 14, 2006, at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro. Memorial service will be July 16th at 2 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home; Rev. Marion Smith officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Parklawn Memorial Park in Rockville, Md. Native of Hattiesburg. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Cheryl S. Kuster, Jr. of Asheboro; daughter and son-in-law, Theresa Ann and George Grieve of Santee, S.C.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild.-Pugh

ASHEBORO-John Steven Popp, age 44, passed July 14, 2006 at his home. Memorial services on July 22nd at the chapel of Pugh Funeral Home. Native of Palatka, Florida, survived by his father & stepmother, John Foster Popp & Annis Popp of Palatka, FL; brother, David E. Riddle of Asheboro, NC; sisters, Gina Renee Victorino of Snow Camp, NC, and Sherry Faye Pugh of Palatka, FL. -Pugh

7.15.06

ASHEBORO- Roy Earl Coble Sr., 90, passed July 15, 2006, at SunBridge Care & Rehab., Asheboro. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. July 17th at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery; Rev. Bruce McLanahan and the Rev. David Schwartz officiating. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are sons, Roy Earl Coble Jr., Robert Perry Coble and Warren W. Coble, all of Asheboro, Sydney G. Coble of Mt. Pleasant; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.-Loflin

ASHEBORO- Fairie Belle Luther Fore, 76, passed July 15, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. July 17th at Ridge Funeral Home, Asheboro; Rev. Koy Lee Haywood and the Rev. John Beane officiating. Burial will be in Flag Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are sons, Martin Leiber of Asheboro, Charlie Leiber of Seagrove; daughter, Audrey Fore Bunting of Asheboro; sister, Esther Gatlin of Asheboro; brother, Howard Luther of Asheboro; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild.-Ridge

SEAGROVE-Geneva Ethel Hussey, 77, passed July 15, 2006, in Randolph Health & Rehabilitation Center, Asheboro. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. July 17th at Bethel Church of God; Rev. Larry Hemphill officiating. Burial will be in Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery. Native of Moore County. Husband Rufus Hussey preceded her in death. Surviving are brothers, the Rev. D.L. Hussey and Waylon Hussey, both of Robbins; sister, Irene Davis of Seagrove.-Kennedy

ROBBINS-Helen Bulla Cranford, 85, passed July 15, 2006, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. July 18th at Tabernacle United Methodist Church; Rev. Mike Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Rest Cemetery. Native of Randolph County; husband Joel W. Cranford Sr. preceded her in death. Surviving are sons, Joel W. Cranford Jr. of the home, Randy Cranford of Pinehurst; daughter, Jan Kennedy of Lumberton; sisters, Anna Jean Pickett of Lexington, Bea Williams of Goldsboro; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.-Kennedy

ASHEBORO-Marie Craven Patterson, 90, passed July 15, 2006, at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. July 18th at First United Methodist Church; Rev. Michael Holder and the Rev. George Roberson officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Native of North Wilkesboro; husband Robert N. Patterson preceded her in death. Surviving are son, Donald R. Patterson of Asheboro; and sisters, Agnes C. Brock of Brocktown, Edith C. Mathis of Boomer and Florine C. Foster of Wilkesboro.-Pugh

FRANKLINVILLE-Charlie Coats Weeks, 71, passed July 15, 2006, at his home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m.July 18th at Grays Chapel United Methodist Church; Rev. Neal Jones. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Masonic Rites. Native of Johnston County. Surviving are wife, Ann D. Weeks of the home; sons, William Charles Weeks of Wilmington and Jonathan A. Weeks of Liberty; step-son, Mark Lambert of Huntsville, Ala.; step-daughter, LeAnn Langley of Ramseur; brothers, Van Weeks of Asheboro; sisters, Sue Grasso of Newport Beach, Calif.; Janie Garrett, of Tucson, Ariz.; two grandsons; and four step-grandchildren.-

FRANKLINVILLE-Jettie Cross Parrish, 63, passed July 15, 2006, at Randolph Health & Rehabilitation in Asheboro. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. July 18th at Harmony Baptist Church; Rev. Frank Thacker, Jimmy Hill and Pastor Terry Warren officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County; preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Hilda Luck Cross, and also by her brother, Jimmy Cross. Survivors are husband, Brawley Parrish of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Donna Parrish of Franklinville; step-father, Hershal Coward of Franklinville; grandchildren, Christopher Glenn Parrish and Kendall Lee Parrish.-Loflin

TRINITY-Mrs. Ruby Bundy Howard, 90, passed July 15, 2006. Funeral will be at 2:00 P.M. July 17th at Oak Hill Friends Meeting; Rev. Larry Daniels officiating. Interment will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Born September 6, 1915 in Randolph County to George D. Bundy and Lidy Cagle Bundy. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lawrence Howard in 1988 and three sisters, Lois Bundy, Ruth Jones and Helen Freedle. Surviving are a brother, George William Bundy and wife, Marian of Archdale, sister, Peggy Corum of High Point-Cumby

7.16.06

SOPHIA-Mozelle Wood Nelson, 88, passed July 16, 2006, at Westwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. July 18th in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale; Rev. Bill V. Barnes officiating. Interment will be in Floral Garden Memorial Park. Born January 9, 1918, in Guilford County to John Edward Wood and Etta Pierce Wood. Preceded in death by her husband, William Clarence Nelson on October 5, 1993. Surviving are two sons, John E. Nelson Sr. and wife Juanita, and William A. “Bill” Nelson, all of Sophia; six grandchildren, William A. Nelson Jr., Bradley L. Nelson, Michael William Nelson, John E. Nelson Jr., Richard David Nelson and Kevin Bradley Nelson and wife Angie; and a great-grandson, Derek Bradley Nelson.-Cumby

LEXINGTON-Mr. Thomas Pierce Robbins, age 76, passed July 16th, 2006 at the Thomasville Medical Center. Funeral services will be July 19th at 2 p.m. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville; Rev. Ray Swaney officiating. Born Nov. 24, 1929, in Randolph County, son of Thomas Robbins and Mattie Pierce Robbins. Preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Robbins. Surviving are Gladys Floyd Robbins of Trinity, two daughters, Barbara Maness and husband, Terry, of Asheboro, and Cathy Hulin and husband, Alvin, of Royal Palm Beach, Fla.; two sons, Darrell T. Robbins and wife, Kathy, of the home, Lynn “Moose” Robbins and wife, Wanda, of Sophia; one sister, Elizabeth Howell and husband, Bobby, of Asheboro; one sister-in-law, Nancy Robbins of Asheboro; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.-JC Greens

7.17.06

ASHEBORO-Carolyn Moore Brower, age 82, passed July 17, 2006 at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro. Funeral services will be July 20th at 1:00 p.m. at Brower's Memorial Wesleyan Church; Rev. Todd R. Hinson officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro. Native of Montgomery County; preceded in death by her husband, Melvin C. Brower, and her son, Henry Paul Brower. She was passionate about her league bowling, traveling, her church, and her flower gardening. Survived by her sons, Curvey Brower and his wife Joyce of Greensboro, NC; Steve Brower and his wife Vicki of Asheboro, NC; daughter, Dannie Perry and her husband Tom of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Scott Brower, Deanna Brower, Stephen Brower, and Crystal Hudson; great grandchildren, Jay Rorie and Jordan York; sisters, Sue Evans of Leland, NC, and Nancy Moore of Asheboro, NC; and brother, John Paul Moore of Mt. Gilead, NC. -Pugh

ASHEBORO-Mary L. Minner, age 55, passed on July 17, 2006. Memorial service will be 7:15 p.m. July 25th at A.H.A.M. Native of Wyomissing, Pa. Surviving is husband, Kurt Luber of the home. AP-Ridge

7.18.06

ASHEBORO- Clarence William Hughes, age 89, passed July 18, 2006 at his home. Funeral will be July 20th at 11:00AM at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Clay Davis officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Randolph County. Survived by brother, Tommy C. Hughes of Asheboro, NC; sister, Alice Kivett of Asheboro, NC. -Pugh

ASHEBORO-Janice Pickett Kearns, 62, passed July 18, 2006. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. July 21th at Hoover’s Grove Wesleyan Church; Rev. Carol Dyson and the Rev. Jim Hulett officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Preceded in death by her father, Pearlmon C. Pickett. Surviving are her husband, Donald Kearns of the home; daughter, Lynette Graves and husband, Chris, of Asheboro; son, Douglas Kearns and wife, Barbara, of Asheboro; mother, Mildred Pickett of Asheboro; brothers, P.C. “Buddy” Pickett Jr. of Myrtle Beach, S.C., David Pickett of Troy; grandchildren, Adam Graves and Sarah Rae Kearns.AP-Ridge.

LIBERTY-Anna Brown Alston passed July 18, 2006, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be at a later date. Surviving are daughter, Tahia Brown of the home; son, Shamar Alston of Ramseur; mother, Bertha P. Brown of Ramseur; brother, Donnie Brown of Ramseur; sisters, Jacqueline Brown Scotten of Franklinville, Edwina Brown Corbett of High Point; five grandchildren.-Kimes

SEAGROVE-Annie Bowman, 94, passed July 18, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 4 p.m. July 21st at Ridge Funeral Home, Asheboro; Rev. Allen Blackmon and the Rev. L.H. Parks officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Native of Patrick County, Va.; widow of John Robert Bowman. Surviving are daughters, Gearthie “Dot” McNeill and Frankie “Bobbie” McNeill, both of Seagrove; sisters, Fannie Bowman and Mary Gallimore, both of Seagrove; brothers, Ed Bowman of Archdale, Jesse Noah of Biscoe, Johnny Noah of King; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 36 great-great-grandchildren; two great-great-great-grandchildren.-Ridge

RANDLEMAN- Sandy Ray Hancock, 45, passed July 18, 2006, at his home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. July 21st at Ridge Funeral Home, Asheboro, with the Rev. Larry Hemphill officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Memorial Gardens, Asheboro. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are wife, Robin Parris Hancock of the home; parents, Thurman and Rachel Hancock of Seagrove; sister, Sherry Sue Hancock Yow of Asheboro.-Ridge

7.19.06

HIGH POINT-Mr. Paul Charles Skeen, 84, passed July 19th, 2006 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 am July 22nd at Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting; Rev. Randal A. Quate officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Born November 30, 1921 in Randolph County he is a son of the late Enos Skeen and Winnie Briles Skeen. Preceded in death by his wife Hazel Jester Skeen on April 7, 2001. Survived by two children; Perry C. Skeen and his wife Linda of Thomasville and Phyllis Renn and her husband Ed of Archdale. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Jimmy Weston, Jeffrey Veach and Melissa Skeen and two great grandchildren; Hannah and Yancy. In addition Mr. Skeen is survived by two sisters; Mrs. Radie Kennedy of Trinity and Mrs. Bertie Nelson of Sophia, four step grandchildren. -Cumby

ASHEBORO-Peggy Stanton Everette, 75, passed July 19, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. July 22nd at Ridge Funeral Home; Rev. Ronald Coleman officiating. Graveside services will be later in the day at 2 p.m. in Alloway Cemetery, Red Springs. Native of Robeson County, the widow of W.J. Everette. Surviving are daughters, Linda Everett of Randleman, Donna Coleman of Asheboro; son, John Ben Everett of Abington, Va.; brother, the Rev. John D. Stanton Jr. of Tampa, Fla.; two grandsons.-Ridge

7.20.06

ASHEBORO-Palma “Pam” Smith Chriscoe, 81, passed July 20, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Memorial services will be 2pm July 22nd at First Baptist Church; Rev. Charles Fleshman officiating. Native of Randolph County. Surviving, sons Edward Lee Kennedy and David “Chigger” Chriscoe, both of Asheboro,. Daughter, Marion Chriscoe Lyndon, of Asheboro. 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren-Loflin

RAMSEUR-Willie McKenzie passed July 20, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 24th at Friendship A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will be in Oakland McCrary Cemetery, Ramseur. Surviving are daughters, Linda Lee of Liberty, Brenda Eubanks of Ramseur; sons, Carl McKenzie and Ronald McKenzie, both of Ramseur; brothers, Leroy Danny McKenzie of Liberty, Bob McKenzie, Frank McKenzie and Jessie Johnson, all of Ramseur, Tommy Johnson of Greensboro; sisters, Jean Covenant of Asheboro, Mary Curtis and Shirley Daniels, both of Philadelphia; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.-Kimes

RANDLEMAN- Emory Thomas Stuart, 65, passed July 20, 2006, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation, Asheboro. Memorial service will follow the morning service; Rev. Charles Phelps officiating. Native of Union Springs, Ala. Surviving are son, Scott Stuart of Albemarle; daughter, Caroline Ayers Saunders of Liberty; sister, Margaret Matthew of Columbus, Ga.; six grandchildren; one great-grandson.-Pugh

7.21.06

Mr. Clarence Hampton Elkins, 73, passed July 21st, 2006 at the High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. July 24th at Southside Baptist Church; Rev. Taylor Humphries and Rev. John Langdon officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Born April 24th, 1933 in Guilford County, a son to the late William O. and Roxie Fraley Elkins. In 1986 he married the former Betty Welborn who survives of the home. Preceded in death by a brother. Surviving, daughter, Cindy Johnson of Winston Salem; a son, William Elkins of Trinity; four grandchildren, Bobbi and Andy Johnson and Erica and Alex Elkins; one great grandchild, Caden Patrick Lou; three step children, Jody Nolan and husband Ralph of High Point, Billy Byerly and wife Angie of Thomasville and Greg Byerly and fiancée Donna Jordan of High Point; and two step grandchildren, Emily and Landon Byerly.-Cumby

RAMSEUR-Ellis Guy Maness, Jr., 88, passed July 21, 2006 at Universal Health Care, Ramseur. Funeral will be 11 am, July 24th at Franklinville United Methodist Church Cemetery; Rev. Alvin Brooks. Native of Montgomery County. Surviving, son, Thomas F. Maness, of Franklinville. Daughters, Judith Matis, of Asheboro; Madge Allred, of Ramseur. Brothers, Frank Maness, of Lugoff, S.C.; Bobby Joe Maness, of Randleman. Sister, Joyce Caisson, of Moyock. 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.-Loflin

ASHEBORO-Clarence Junior Chavis, 53, passed July 21, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. AP-Kimes

ASHEBORO-Walter L. Bostic, 55, passed July 21, 2006. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. July 24th at Wesley Chapel A.M.E Zion Church, Asheboro. Surviving are wife, Lillie Bostic of Lynchburg, Va.; daughters, Jeanne Bostic McLaughlin of Rockingham, Donna Bostic and Melenda A. Bostic of Greensboro, Lillie Shae Bostic and Shannel Lee Bostic of Lynchburg, Va.; son, Anthony M. Bostic of Asheboro; brothers, James Bostic of Asheboro, Allen Bostic of Randleman; sister, Shirley Bostic Manuel of Asheboro; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.-Gailes

7.22.06

ASHEBORO-Viola Williams Miller, age 94, passed July 22, 2006 at Randolph Health & Rehabilitation, Asheboro. Funeral will be July 24th at Noon at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Dr. Carl Dunker and Rev. Dean Pollard officiating. Burial will be in Bear Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Richfield. Born May 11, 1912 the daughter of Joseph Lester and Maggie Caroline Williams. Native of Stanly County, preceded in death by her husband George Thomas Miller. Survived by Two Sons And Their Wives, William G. “Bill” And Kathy Miller of Asheboro; And B. Frank And Gwen Miller of Asheboro; 4 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren Pugh

7.23.06

WINDSOR-Edith Wright Gallimore, age 89, passed July 23, 2006 at Martin General Hosptial, Williamston. Graveside services will be July 25th at 11:30 AM in the Randolph Memorial Park. Born December 24, 1916 at Cid, NC the daughter of John Duffy and Nannie (Norris) Wright. widow of Paul A. Gallimore who died in 1985. Survived by one daughter: Mary Lou Fulk of Windsor, NC and one son: Doug Gallimore of Asheboro, NC; 1 grandson; and one sister: Kate Wright Cranford of Lexington, NC.-Pugh

DENTON-Anna Lee Hardister Simmons, 85, passed July 23, 2006, at Stanly Memorial Hospital, Albemarle. Funeral service will be 11 a.m.July 26th at Eleazer United Methodist Church; Rev. Edward Carter and Evangelist Micheal Simmons officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Native of Randolph County, the widow of J. Everette Simmons. Surviving are sons, Wayne Simmons of Denton, Danny Simmons of Eleazer; brother, Charles Hardister of Eleazer; sisters, Maxine H. Richardson and Madalene H. Simmons, both of Eleazer, Kathryn H. Russell of Blaine; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.-Briggs

7.24.06

ASHEBORO-Arlon W. “Sug” Cox, 82, passed July 24, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. July 26th at Ridge Funeral Home; Rev. Clay Davis and the Rev. Garland Hall officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Baptist Church Cemetery, Seagrove. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are wife, Louise Johnson Cox of the home; daughter, Diane Strider of Asheboro; son, Michael Cox of the home; sister, Irene Kinney of Asheboro; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.-Ridge

ASHEBORO-Mary Inez Reisinger, 92, passed July 24, 2006, at Universal Health Care, Ramseur. Memorial Service will be July 29th at 12:30 PM at St Joseph's Catholic Church; Father Frank Cancro officiating. Born November 4, 1913 in Altoona, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and the late Cora (Seasoltz) Schmidhamer. Preceded in death by her husband William James Reisinger. Survived by her Daughter & Son - In – Law: Cindy And Gerald Heidecker of Asheboro, NC; Grandson And His Wife: Keith Lee And Amy Heidecker of Leitchfield, KY; Grandaughter And Her Husband: Kelly And Alan Craven of Asheboro, NC; Great Grandchildren: Arianna Heidecker, James-Henry Heidecker, Oliver Heidecker, Katherine Craven and Sean Craven. -Pugh

ASHEBORO- Carol Jessup Cole, age 57, passed July 24, 2006, at her home. Funeral services will be July 27th at 11 a.m. at Central United Methodist Church; Dr. Mark J. Key and the Rev. Barry Queen officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Survived by her mother, Juanita Mason Jessup of Asheboro; sisters, Brenda Rollins of Asheboro, Robin Shepherd of Raleigh; friend, Randy Lail of Asheboro; nieces and nephews, Shannon Horvath, Mike Rollins, Danley Shepherd, Temple Shepherd, Ridge Shepherd.-Pugh

FRANKLINVILLE-(V)Charles Lloyd Smith, age 73, passed July 24, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 27th at Franklinville Pentecostal Holiness Church; Dr. Danny Penny officiating. Burial will be in Franklinville United Methodist Church Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Survivors are wife, Barbara Hyler Smith of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Lu Ann Smith and Gary and Sue Smith, all of Ramseur; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Doug Hicks of Ramseur; brothers, Gene Smith and Bruce Smith, both of Franklinville; sisters, Ollie Belle Underwood of Franklinville, Betty Sue Hyler of Asheboro; grandchildren, Stephanie Hicks, Wesley Hicks, Whitney Smith, Kevin Smith, Christian Crifasi, Samantha Smith and Ryan Smith.-Loflin

ARCHDALE -Miss Wendy Marie Tart, 23, passed July 24, 2006, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. July 27th at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church. Inurnment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park.-Davis

7.25.06

ASHEBORO-Roger Lee Davis, 43, passed July 25, 2006, at his home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. July 29th at Ridge Funeral Home, Asheboro; Pastor Jack Kivett officiating. Burial will be in Midway Wesleyan Church Cemetery, Randleman. Native of Randolph County. Surviving are sons, Jimmy Davis of Ramseur, Chad Davis of Randleman; father and stepmother, James Mitchell and Annie Davis of Asheboro; mother, Jane Davis of Steeds; sister, Peggy Sue Yates of Trinity; brothers, James M. Davis Jr. of Asheboro, Billy Eugene Davis of Eagle Springs; stepsisters, Vivian Davis of Biscoe, Beth Davis and Renetta Bramblett, both of Asheboro; fiancee, Karen Wilson Poole of the home; three grandchildren.-Ridge

SEAGROVE-Alice “Ruth” Auman McKenzie, age 80, passed July 25, 2006, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem. Funeral will be July 28th at 11 a.m. at Seagrove United Methodist Church; Rev. Bill Foust and the Rev. Fran Moran officiating. Burial will follow in Whynot Cemetery. Born Sept. 17, 1925, the daughter of Martin Clinton and Claude (Forrester) Auman. Survived by her husband, Jack B. McKenzie; daughter and her husband, Carol Hodgin and Tom Robbins of Ramseur; daughter, Mary “Ruth” Loflin of Seagrove; son and his wife, Hal B. and Elaine McKenzie of Asheboro; son and his wife, Billy J. and Carolyn McKenzie of Asheboro; son and his wife, Thomas C. and Treva McKenzie of Vass; eight grandchildren; one brother, the Rev. James Auman of McLeansville; and one sister-in-law, Marion Auman of Asheboro.-Pugh

7.26.06

RANDLEMAN-Dorothy "Dot" Wood Lassiter, age 84, passed July 26, 2006 at her home. Memorial graveside service will be 2:00 PM July 28th at Randolph Memorial Park; Wade Craven officiating. Native of Randolph County. Preceded in death by husband, Frank Lassiter, and brothers, Sam Wood and Richard Wood. Survived by son: Reid Lassiter of the home and his fiancee, Teresa Hill, granddaughter: Angela Lassiter of Asheboro, NC; brothers: Bascom Wood of Randleman, NC, Ralph Wood of Randleman, NC, Gene Wood of Marietta, GA, and Gary Wood of Randleman, NC.-Pugh

RAMSEUR-Barbara Ann Hicks Harris, 73, passed July 26, 2006, at Duke Medical Center. Funeral will be 11 AM, July 28th at Loflin Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Mary Miller. Burial will be at Whites Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving, husband, Harold G. Harris, Sr., of Ramseur. Son, Harold G. Harris, Jr., of Ramseur. Daughter, Gwen H. Dorsett, of Raleigh. Mother, Estelle Y. Hicks, of Ramseur. Brothers, Jim Hicks, of Ramseur; Butch Hicks, of Exeter, R.I. Sisters, Shirley H. Mitchell, of Ramseur; Pat H. Williamson, of Coleridge and grandchildren, Jaime Dorsett Merckle, of Wake Forest; Elizabeth “Betsy” Dorsett, of Cary; Shelly Harris and Nick Harris, both of Greensboro.-Loflin

ARCHDALE-Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Yokley Hayworth, 81 , passed July 26, 2006. Funeral will be 2:00 p.m. July 28th in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service ; Rev. Sandy Young officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park CemeteryBorn June 18, 1925 in Guilford County a daughter to the late Ervin Mock and Bertha Clara Hedgecock Yokley. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband O.M. Hayworth, Sr., and two children O.M. Hayworth, Jr. and Vicki Lynn Hayworth. Surviving include three grandchildren: James Darrin Loflin of Archdale, Tracy Lynn McLaughlin and husband Billy of Trinity, and Brian Austin Loflin and wife Danielle of Trinity; six great grandchildren: Ashley McLaughlin, Haley Boone, Victoria McLaughlin, Callie Loflin, Tanner Billings, and Christian Loflin; a sister Grace Yokley King Cecil of High Point; and a brother Terry Yokley of Southport.-Cumby.

SOPHIA- (V)James Ruby Wilson, 72, passed July 26, 2006, at Kindred Hospital, Greensboro. Private memorial service will be held at Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Chatham County, preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Wilson. Surviving are daughter, Melissa Murphy, of New York, NY; brothers, George T. “Buck” Wilson, of Mt. Gilead, NC, Lloyd Wilson, of Asheboro, Wayne Wilson, of Sophia; sister, Linda Reeder, of Ramseur. -Ridge

LIBERTY-Mr. Epaminondas Zaharias, 75, passed July 26th at his residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on July 28th at Dormition of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Church; Rev. Fr. Dionysios Listermann-Vierling officiating. Burial will follow at Gilmore Memorial Park in Julian, NC. Born on September 24, 1930 in Greece to Christo and Venetia Paras Zaharias. Survived by his wife Doris J. Zaharias of Liberty, daughters Lydia Zaharias of Ramseur, NC, Venetia Zaharias, Maria Zaharias, son Christo Zaharias, all of New York, brothers Peter Paras, John Zaharias, sister Thespina Zaharias of Greece, and grandchildren Zoe Cheyenne Zaharias, Michael Long, Jr. and David Long. -Loflin

7.27.06

RANDLEMAN- Helen Wrenn Ford Hannon, 78, passed July 27, 2006, at Presbyterian Hospital, Matthews. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. July 28th at Pugh Funeral Home, Randleman; Rev. Kenneth L. Reaves officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Guilford County, the widow of Edward T. Ford. Surviving are son, David Ford of Monroe; brother, Allen T. Wrenn of Jamestown; one grandson.-Pugh

SOPHIA-(V)Mr. Darren Lee Ball, Sr. 52 passed July 27, 2006 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. July 30th in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Interment will be 2:00 p.m. in the Salisbury National Cemetery. Born June 21, 1954 in Guilford County a son to Floyd Sanford Ball, Jr. and Sandra Delores Spoon Ball. Survived by his wife Kathy Justice Ball of Trinity; a son Darren Ball, Jr. and wife Valerie of Asheboro; his mother Sandra Delores Spoon Ball of Sophia; a granddaughter Katlyn Victoria Ball; three sisters: Karen Marsh of Archdale, Tammy Kenyon of Asheboro and Donna Ball of Sophia; and three brothers: Ricky Ball of Sophia, Terry Barnes of Asheboro and Robert Barnes of Asheboro.-Cumby

ASHEBORO-Jessie Myrtle Rich Stines, age 81, passed July 27, 2006 at at her home. Funeral services will be 3:00pm July 30th at Whitehall Evangelical Methodist Church; Pastor Tim Poindexter, Rev. Aaron Robbins, Rev. Doug Huffman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Native of Madison County, NC, preceded in death by her husband, Fred K. Stines and her son, Eugene Edward Stines. Survived by daughters: Shirley Elizabeth McBride of Asheboro, NC, Sarah Lola Staley of Asheboro, NC, Kathy Jean Turner of Sophia, NC; sisters: Hetty Frady of Weaverville, NC, Reba Tipton of Mars Hill, NC; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.-Pugh

TRINITY-Mrs. Lota Bouldin Parrish, 101, passed July 27, 2006. Funeral will be at 2:00 P.M.July 30th at Trinity Memorial United Methodist Church; Reverend David Talbert, Reverend Tammy Talbert, Reverend Sid Bouldin and Reverend Randy Woodham officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Cemetery. Born April 14, 1905 in Trinity to Thomas Sylvester Bouldin and Eula Cox Bouldin. On June 16, 1934 Mrs. Parrish was married to Vernon Ray Parrish who preceded her in death on April 28, 1956. Preceded in death by five brothers, Herman Bouldin, Thomas Bouldin, William Cox Bouldin, John Wilson Bouldin and George S. Bouldin, two sisters, Nina Bouldin Clodfelter and Carrie Lee Bouldin, who died as a small child. Survived by a son, Vernon Ray Parrish Jr. and wife, Bonnie of Charlotte, a granddaughter, Amanda Leigh Parrish of Charlotte, a grandson, Ray Michael Parrish of Durham, a brother, Carl Vance Bouldin of Wilmington and a sister, Mary Ella Bouldin Goad of Britthaven of Davidson in Thomasville.-Cumby

7.28.06

ASHEBORO-Mr. Johnnie Edward Salmons, 63, passed July 28, 2006. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. July 30th at the Ridge Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Roger Riffe officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Born September 19, 1942 in Yadkin County, son of the late Blume and Fannie Jane Salmons. Preceded in death by his sisters, Hazel Cook and Mozell Wagoner. Survived by his wife, Carolyn Rose Salmons, of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy S. and Michael Waddell, Karen S. and Jerry Smith, Bridget S. and Keith Wright, all of Asheboro; sisters, Lois S. Myers, of Mocksville, Bertha S. Johnson, of Harmony, NC, Marion Dell S. Crater, of Kernersville, Veatrice S. Arnold, of Hamptonville, Annie Mae S. Meadows, of Kernersville; brothers, Thomas Salmons, of Asheboro, Commie Salmons, of Yadkinville, Lonnie Salmons, of Luther, OK; grandchildren, Brittany Waddell, Zach Wright, Stephany Waddell, Jonathan Waddell, Seth Wright, Katlyn Smith, Kerri Smith and Josiah Smith.-Ridge

ASHEBORO-Wyatt James Davis, 87, passed July 28, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Aug. 3rd at Church of God of Prophecy, Asheboro. Surviving are sons, Robert L. Davis, Wyatt James Davis Jr. of Newark, N.J., David Butler of Baltimore, Md., Richard Myers of Boston, Mass., Julius Davis of the home, Samuel Johnson of Asheboro, James McNeill of New York, N.Y.; daughters, Clara Belle of Queens, N.Y., Clara Johnson, Faye Davis and Sheila Dailey of Asheboro, Helen Daniels of Hamlet; 40 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.-Gailes

ASHEBORO-Robert Clinton Woodard, 84, of Asheboro, passed July 28, 2006. -Pugh

CHARLOTTE- Edward “Ed” Paul Ritch, 51, passed July 28, 2006. Born November 15, 1954, in Asheboro, N.C., the son of Lucille McDuffie Ritch of Asheboro and the late James Paul Ritch. Funeral will be 11 a.m. August 1st at Newell Presbyterian Church Reverend Brad Busiek officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Asheboro. Survived by his loving wife, Vicky Sides Ritch; and two dear daughters, Jennifer Lynne Ritch and Stephanie Anne Ritch, all of the home and his mother.-McEwen

7.29.06

Gary Keith “Poobie” Pugh, age 48, passed July 29, 2006 at his home. Funeral will be August 1st at 11:00 AM at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park Born June 16, 1958 in Asheboro, NC the son of Colon Gary and Barbara Jean Griffin Pugh. Native of Randolph County. Survived by his wife, Christel Spivey Pugh, one son: Jamie Pugh of Thomasville, NC; father: Colon Gary Pugh of Franklinville, NC and 2 grandchildren. -Pugh

TRINTY-(V)Mr. James Edward “Jimbo” Lockhart, 60, passed July 29, 2006. Funeral will be at 2:00 P.M. August 3rd at Rankin Memorial United Methodist Church; Reverend Boyd M. Holliday officiating. Interment will be in Guilford Memorial Park. Born May 31, 1946 in Guilford County to A.B. and Evelyn Kimball Lockhart. Preceded in death by his first spouse, Teena Ann Tuggle Surviving is spouse, Donna Maney who survives of the residence. Also surviving are two daughters, Wendy Lockhart Bell and husband, William of Archdale and Amanda King and husband, Ryan of Trinity. Three step-daughters, Becky Craddock and husband, Jackie of Archdale, Kelly Strader and husband, Jason and Toni Pierce, all of Trinity. Four brothers, Albert Lockhart of St. Lucie, Florida, Gary Lockhart and wife, Barbara of Trinity, Joel Lockhart and wife, Debbie of Lexington and Roger Lockhart and wife, Penny of Archdale. Four grandchildren, Derek and Christina Roach, Cora Bell and Bailey King and four step-grandchildren, Skylar Craddock, Jake and Cody Strader and Andrew Hill.-Cumby

7.30.06

RANDLEMAN-Ruby Carolyn Hussey Beane, 56, passed July 30, 2006, at Randolph Hospital in Asheboro. Funeral will be August 2nd at 11:00 AM at Cross Road Baptist Church; Rev. V.W. Peters and Pastor Johnny R. Henderson officiating. Burial will be in Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery, Robbins, NC. Native of Moore County, Survived by her husband,Tommy Beane; son, Byron Beane of New York, NY; sisters, Bonnie Phillips of Laurinburg, NC, Nancy Chisholm of Asheboro, NC, Shirley Brower of Seagrove, NC; brothers, Jack Hussey of Robbins, NC, Arnold Hussey of Robbins, NC, Larry Hussey of Robbins, NC. -Pugh

ASHEBORO-Roxolo E. Payne, 88, passed July 30, 2006, at Randolph Health & Rehab, Asheboro. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. August 2nd at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Rev. Raymond Reid officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvery Cemetery. Native of Randolph County and a 1937 graduate of Central High School. Surviving is brother, James A. Payne of Asheboro.-Hodges

7.31.06

ASHEBORO-Johnsie Fox Norwood, 79, passed July 31, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral will be 11 AM Aug. 3rd at Antioch Christian Church; Rev. Russell Chrisco & Rev. Howard Moffitt officiating. Burial at Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Randolph County. Surviving, daughter, Sharon Norwood Coley & her husband, Thomas M. Coley, of Seagrove. Sisters, Nellie Chrisco and Myrtis Ritter, both of Seagrove-Loflin

RAMSEUR-Rev. Emma Frances Allen, 68, passed July 31, 2006, at Randolph Hospital. Funeral will be 2 pm, August 2nd at Dove Christian Center; Rev.’s Bill & Ann Critser and Bill Allred Officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Ridge Christian Church Cemetery. Native of Randolph County. Surviving, sister, Rev. Velma Jean Allen, of Ramseur-Loflin

SOPHIA-Joanne Walker, 75, passed July 31, 2006, at Randolph Health & Rehab, Asheboro. Funeral will be August 3rd at 11:00 AM at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel; Rev. Jonathan Shook officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Native of Randolph County, preceded in death by her husband, Banks C. Walker. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Kelly Shaw of Asheboro, NC, Sharon and Larry Stevens of Sophia, NC; grandaughters, Amanda Anderson of Sophia, Brandi Shaw of Asheboro, NC; great grandson, Thomas Anderson of Sophia, NC-Pugh

RANDLEMAN-Jimmy Riddle Smith, 72, passed July 31, 2006, at his residence. Funeral will be 3pm August 3rd at Harmony Baptist Church in Ramseur; Rev. Frank Thacker, Rev. Terry Warren and Rev. Ronald Hester officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Surviving is wife, Lillie O’Neill Smith, of the home. Sons, J. Michael & Kathy Craven Smith, of Franklinville; Wade & Kymberly Smith, of Cedar Falls. Daughter, Rita S. & Richard Smith, of Franklinville.Grandaughters, April Smith Frazier and her husband, Keith, of Coleridge; Julie Smith Cain, of Cedar Falls; Stephanie Smith Avery and her husband, Randy, of Randleman; Jamie Smith, of Durham; Hannah Smith, of Franklinville; Hollie Chavis, of Asheboro. Grandson, DaKoda W. Smith, of Cedar Falls. Step-grandson T. J. Wood, of Asheboro. Step granddaughter, Timberly Wood, of Cedar Falls. Great grandchildren, Melody Frazier and Katie Frazier, both of Coleridge; Avery Cain, of Cedar Falls; Haven Avery, of Randleman-Loflin