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Rockingham Obits

Posted: 16 Feb 2010 1:53AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
(names listed in obits)

Warren Harding Bailey
Mary Savannah Gauldin Campbell
Boyd Franklin Carlton
Mae Sue Napper Carter
Irene Bertha Vaughan Cavalcante (Death Notice)
Jesse Daniel Chilton
Richard Basil Cochran
Maggie Ellen Shelton Compton
Nannie Orlene Dickerson East
Lucille Ritchie Edmondson (Death Notice)
Mary P. Johnson – Equils
Florine James Farmer
Margaret Henrietta Frascona
J. A. German (Death Notice)
Ezra Kellam
David Ivory Miller
Melissa Shalottie Morris
Ethel N. Murphy
Margie H. Parrish
Martha Fitchett Ray
Howard Victor Rogers
Weldon Dixon Sands
Georgia Price Spencer
Daniel Walter Squires
Judy Perkins Stone
Carl Haywood Strader
Braxton Michael Taylor
Juanita Light Thomas
Sabrena Tinsley
Ovid Lee Trimble Sr
Frances Elizabeth Martin Trull
Deborah K. McAlister Wilson



Warren Harding Bailey

REIDSVILLE — Warren Harding Bailey, 89, of 291 Woolen Store Rd. Reidsville, NC went to be with the Lord Wednesday February 10, 2010 at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Midway United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites.

A native of Wake County, NC, he was a son of the late Barney F. and Mary Williams Bailey and had lived in the Midway Community of Rockingham County for the past 30 years.

A retired superintendent at several Agricultural Research Stations throughout North Carolina, he later was an agent with the Rockingham County Extension Service. A graduate of N.C. State, where he served as the captain of the baseball team. He was a member of the N.C. State Alumni Association and was a member of the Wolfpack Club for over 60 years. A U.S. Army veteran of WWII, he later retired with the rank of Major from the Army Reserves. Mr. Bailey was a active member of Midway United Methodist Church, where he served on many committees and was a member of VFW Post 8297.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter: Regan Mary-Angela Bailey and three sisters: Jessie Wilson , Ruby Pierce, and Swannie Booth.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth Butler Bailey of the home; two sons, William "Bill" Bailey and wife Catherine of Chapel Hill and Daniel K. Bailey of Wentworth; three grandchildren, Meredith Courtney Bailey of Washington, DC; William T. Bailey of Raleigh and Michael G. Bailey of Chapel Hill.

The family will see friends 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence 291 Woolen Store Rd. Reidsville, NC
Memorials may be made to: Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund 10970 US Hwy 158 West Reidsville, NC 27320 or to Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com

Published in News Record on February 11, 2010

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Mary Savannah Gauldin Campbell

REIDSVILLE — Mrs. Mary Savannah Gauldin Campbell, 71, formerly of Penny Lane passed away on Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at the Ashland Road Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Campbell was born in Reidsville on July 2, 1938, a daughter of Henry Clay and Anna Weadon Gauldin, both deceased.

She was retired from Cone Mills. She was a member of Ashland Road Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonita Pruitt and husband John; her sisters, Dora Sipe and Vera Pruitt; her brothers, Ed Gauldin and Luke Gauldin; and her grandchildren, Robin, Steven, Rodney and Josh.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Boone-Reynolds Funeral Service.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association .
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.boone-reynolds.com.

Published in News Record on February 10, 2010

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Boyd Franklin Carlton

MAYODAN — Boyd Franklin Carlton, 93, of 702 Virginia Street, died Thursday, February 11, 2010, at the residence.

The graveside service was held at 12 noon, Friday, February 12, 2010, at Mayodan Municipal Cemetery.

Mr. Carlton was born March 11, 1916, in Davidson County, to the late William and Ethel Hawkins Carlton.

He was a past employee of Washington Mills. He was a founding member of the Mayodan Fire Department and was a member of the Mayodan Moravian Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Radford Carlton.

Survivors include sons, Frank Carlton, Jr., and Noah Carlton both of Mayodan; daughter, Beth Susan Craig of Mountain City, Tenn.; sister, Millicent C. Ashworth of Long Island, N.Y. and grandson, Shaun Vernon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mayodan Fire Department, 210 West Main Street, Mayodan, NC 27027.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

Published in News Record on February 13, 2010

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Mae Sue Napper Carter

REIDSVILLE — Mrs. Mae Sue Napper Carter passed away peacefully on February 10, 2010 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, N.C.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010 at St. Mariah Holy Church; Reidsville, N.C. Bishop Harry L. Cohen will bring the eulogy. There will be a visitation 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the St. Mariah Holy Church Cemetery.

Mae Sue was born October 10, 1945 to the late Theodore and Eloise Williams Napper in Rockingham County.

She received her education from Rockingham County Public Schools, graduating in 1963.
In her youth, she accepted Christ and joined the St. Mariah Holy Church, Reidsville, N.C., where she served as a member of the Choir, Vice President of the Missionary Circle, Assistant Superintendent of the BCS and a Minister of the gospel. She was willing to help wherever there was a need.

Minister Carter was married to Mr. Dennis Melvin Carter for 45 years and to this union two daughters were born: Anita L. Carter and Teresa L. Carter.
Cherishing her memories are: her husband of the home, father, Mr. James T. Winchester; four sisters, Ms. Annie Louise Watlington, Mrs. Shirley Cummings (George), Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Curtis (Charles), Miss Debra Winchester; three brothers, Mr. Robert T. Winchester, Mr. Raymond Winchester (Sandra) and Mr. James B. Winchester (Stephanie); one granddaughter, Whitney J. Carter and a host of relatives and friends.

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

Published in News Record on February 12, 2010

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Irene Bertha Vaughan Cavalcante Death Notice

EDEN — Irene Bertha Vaughan Cavalcante, age 86, of 530 Audubon Road , Eden passed away at her home.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete, Fair Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.fairfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on February 3, 2010

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Jesse Daniel Chilton

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REIDSVILLE — Jesse Daniel Chilton, 92, of Reidsville died Friday, February 12, 2010 at Hospice Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2010 at Covington Wesleyan Church with Rev. Ralph Clayton and Rev. Sandy Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Born on November 8, 1917 in Rockingham County, Jesse was the 10th of the 23 children of Joseph P. Chilton (1866 - 1947).

Jesse was an enthusiastic gardener, skilled mechanic, proficient hunter, and back-yard inventor. He retired from American Tobacco Company after nearly 40 years of service as a mechanic. He was a member of the Monroeton Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Three Bridges and Dogwood hunt clubs. A devout Christian man, Jesse had read the Bible from cover to cover several times. He was one of the nine men who founded Community Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and deacon for many years. He served on the board of Elders at Evangelical Methodist Church. For the past several years, he had been attending Covington Wesleyan Church.

Jesse was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years Hazel H. Chilton, daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Charlie Heckert; mother, Mary Elizabeth Carter Chilton Ward and the following siblings, Carrie Powell, Ella Saunders, Bryant Chilton, Edd Chilton, Lindsey Chilton, Cora McKinney, Thelma Chilton, Arthur Chilton, Ethel Strader, Lucille Wheeler, Calvin Chilton, Haywood Chilton, Doris Billingsley, Elaine Reynolds, Alvinia Henderson, and Wayne Chilton.

He is survived by daughters Geneva Massey, Linda Chilton, Gayle Apple and husband, Ike and Cindy Bradshaw and husband, Steve all of Reidsville; grandchildren Tommy Massey, Matthew Heckert, Karis H. Manning, Justin Heckert, Stephanie Heckert, Dana Green, Chrysta Carroll, Ross Apple, Kendra Reid, Cody Bradshaw and Chanda Bradshaw; great-grandchildren Grant, Gage and Gracen Massey, Kayleigh and Joshua Manning, Jessica, Ryan and Cole Martin, Tyler and Allana Carroll, Dylan and Darla Apple, Jeremiah and Simon Reid; siblings and in-laws Vivian Denny, Coleen and Claude Shropshire, Cleo and Parks Lawson, Garland and Annie Mae Chilton, Josephine and Charles Hopkins, Mary and Gene Smith.

The family will receive visitors Sunday, February 14 at Covington Wesleyan Church from 6 to 8 p.m. and at other times at the home of Gayle Apple, 10771 US 158 West, Reidsville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to WHPE 95.5 FM Radio Station, 8030 ARROWRIDGE BLVD. Charlotte, NC 28273.
Wilkerson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and will be assisting the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

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Richard Basil Cochran

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EDEN — Mr. Richard Basil Cochran, 86, of 1600 Lincoln Street passed away on Friday morning, February 12, 2010 at his residence.

A graveside service of remembrance with military rites will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday morning, February 15, 2010 at Overlook Cemetery with Rev. Jason Wilson of Osborne Baptist Church officiating.

Mr. Cochran was born in Spray, NC, a son of Elcainey and Nancy Pendleton Cochran, both deceased.

He was a US Army veteran of World War II, having served from 1941 until 1945. Following service, he worked with the Civil Service until he retired. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Swain Cochran of the home; his sons, Michael Cochran and wife, Karen of Leesburg, Fla., and Richard Cochran and wife, Ellen of Waterboro, Maine; his five grandchildren and his six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, John Ray Cochran, Lester Edward Cochran and Leonard Gabriel Cochran; and by his sisters, Lena Cochran Clark, Dora Cochran Warren and Veva Cochran Shively.

There will be no formal visitation and the family will be at the residence..
Boone-Reynolds Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Cochran.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.boone-reynolds.com

Published in News Record on February 13, 2010

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Maggie Ellen Shelton Compton

RIDGEWAY, VA - Maggie Ellen Shelton Compton, age 87 of 706 Phospho Springs Road, Ridgeway, passed away at her home on Saturday February 13, 2010.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, the 17th at Fair Funeral Home Chapel in Eden with the Rev. Don Thomas and Terry Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in Ridgeway.

Mrs. Compton was born June 19, 1922, in Rockingham County, NC to the late Howard and Lillie Burris Shelton.

Maggie attended the Southside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death along with her parents , her husband; James Robert Compton,daughter; Dollie C. Hairfield, brothers Harvey W. Shelton and James Edward Shelton, sister; Louvie Keaton.

Surviving are her son; Teddie R. "T.C." Compton of the home, granddaughter; Sue Odell and husband Jamie of Axton, brother; Maynard W. Shelton and wife Dianne, sisters; Hazel Brown and husband Johnny and Lora Inez Carter all of Walnut Cove, NC.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening at Fair Funeral Home, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., and other times at the home. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com.

Published in Winston-Salem Journal from February 14 to February 15, 2010

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Nannie Orlene Dickerson East

EDEN — Nannie Orlene Dickerson East, 94, formerly of 266 Dishman Loop, Eden, NC, died Friday, February 12, 2010, at Morehead Memorial Hospital.

She had been a resident of Morehead Nursing Center in Eden, NC for the past six years and had lived most of her life in Eden. She had worked 15 years at Fieldcrest Mills. She was a member of Capital Baptist Church in Washington, DC.

Mrs. East was born in the Blairs community, Pittsylvania County, VA, on March 29, 1915, a daughter of the late King David Dickerson and Roberta Underwood Dickerson.

She was married to Fred Preston East who predeceased her.

She is survived by a daughter, Betty Wilson of Eden, NC and four sons, Fred, Ronald and Danny East all of Eden, NC and Randy East of Cascade, VA.

In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by three sisters and ten brothers.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2010, at Highland Burial Park, Danville, VA, with Pastor Roy Maulden officiating.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening, February 14, from 7 until 8 p.m. at Swicegood Funeral Home, Danville, VA, and at other times will be at 2298 Price Road, Eden, NC.
Swicegood Funeral Home is respectfully serving the East family.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

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Lucille Ritchie Edmondson Death Notice

MAYODAN — Lucille Ritchie Edmondson, 56, of 504 Boswell Street, died Monday, February 1, 2010.
Arrangements are being handled by Ray Funeral Home. www.forbisanddick.com

Published in News Record on February 3, 2010

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Mary P. Johnson – Equils

REIDSVILLE — Mary (Maggie) P. Johnson – Equils, 71 died Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Bland Leebrick officiating. The interment will follow in Greenview Cemetery.

Mary was a resident of Rockingham County, growing up on the Narrow Gauge Road. She was employed by Burlington Industries, Golden Belt and was owner of The Trophy Shop of Reidsville. Mary helped her husband, Hugh Joe Johnson raise tobacco on the Narrow Gauge Road for twenty five years.

Mary (Maggie) was preceded in death by her husband Hugh Joe Johnson, her mother, Minnie H. Perkins and father Elijah Perkins, brothers, Fred D. Perkins and A.B. Perkins, James Ronald Perkins; sisters, Aretta Perkins, Louise Simpson, Elizabeth Trigg, Mildred Dickerson and Sue Watlington Alexandria.

She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Roy Equils, sons Colt Johnson and wife Lisa of Fremont, Mich., Clay Johnson and wife Karen of Wentworth, daughters Amy Barringer and husband Steve of Reidsville and Anita Johnson of Wentworth. Grandchildren; Aaron Kensey, Hugh David-Neal Williams, Crystal Wilson, Dana Wilson, Cody Johnson, Caleb Johnson and wife, Tabbi, Casey Johnson and Colby Johnson. Great grandchildren; Sierra Kensey, Dillon Kensey, Kaleb Cash , Patsy Shough, Alexus Dunlap and Joseph Haley. Special "sisters in life" Margie Manley and Joyce Travis of Reidsville. Life long friends Otis and Mildred Woodall of Reidsville.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, February 11 at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
The family would like to express a special thanks to all the Hospice individuals who provided care for Mary during her illness.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

Published in News Record on February 10, 2010

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Florine James Farmer

REIDSVILLE — Florine James Farmer, 87, of Avante at Reidsville, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2010, at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Kenneth Hammock officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Farmer was born in Rockingham County to the late James William and Mamie Brown James.

She was retired from Burlington Industries with over 48 years of service and attended Oak Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Farmer and son, Terry Allen Farmer.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Farmer Taylor, of the home; grandchildren, Crystal Pyron and husband, John of Ruffin, Sherry Farmer of Reidsville, Kyndall Caruso and husband, Charlie of Eden, Megan Webb and husband, Shane of Eden; great grandchildren, Ariel, Taylor, Hunter, Logan and Kasay Pyron, Casey and Gracie Caruso and Jacque Webb; three sisters, Glenna Wetmore, Reather Perdue and Annie Loftis.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 7 to 9 p.m. and other times at the home of her daughter, 1518 Brooks Road.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on February 11, 2010

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Margaret Henrietta Frascona

MADISON — Mrs. Margaret Henrietta Frascona passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at Britthaven of Madison.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Margaret was a native of California, Missouri, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Folkerts.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 13 brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Frascona was born October 22, 1910.

She was retired from North American Rockwell where she worked on the Apollo Space Program. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Margaret resided in Bullhead City, AZ., where she lived a long and very productive life.

Surviving are her sons, Ray Brown and wife, Gayle, of Madison and Tom Brown of Redmond, WA.; daughter, Sandy Myatt of Woodburn, OR.; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the charity or church of the donor's choice.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

Published in News Record on February 12, 2010

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J. A. German Death Notice

REIDSVILLE — Dr. J. A. German died Sunday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Johnson & Sons.

Published in News Record on February 9, 2010

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Ezra Kellam

MADISON, N.C. — Ezra “Ed” Kellam, 87, of Madison died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010.

He was a native of Stokes County and retired from Pine Hall Brick Co.

Surviving are a daughter, Frances Broadnax of Madison; three sons, Jerry Kellam of Eden, Ronnie Kellam and Calvin Kellam, both of Madison; two brothers, Bishop Robert Kellam of Martinsville, Va., and the Rev. Willie Kellam of Stoneville; five sisters, Alice Foddrell of High Point, Clara Tatum of Walnut Cove, Anna Ziglar of Madison, Naomi Cross of New York and Hilda McMahand of Greenville, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Good Will Baptist Church in Madison, where he was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends for a half-hour before the service Thursday at the church.
Perry-Spencer Funeral Home in Madison is in charge of arrangements

Martinsville Bulletin 10 Feb 2010

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David Ivory Miller

REIDSVILLE — David Ivory Miller, 76, of 774 Miller Chapel Road, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010 at Annie Penn Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 15, 2010 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Rev. Mickey Alcorn, Rev. Marvin Bowman and Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Miller was a native of Rockingham and the son of the late Dave and Florene Witty Miller.

He loved his work and was a retired tobacco farmer and carpenter. He was a good friend and neighbor and always considerate of others. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Bible Baptist Church.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Bobby Gray Miller; his brother, Walter Miller and his sister, Gladys Miller Mitchell.

He is survived by his wife loving wife of 54 years, Inez Holt Miller of the home; his son, David Lee Miller and wife, Debbie of Reidsville; his granddaughters, Kristin Miller and fiance', Jeff Gilbert of Fielddale, VA and Sharon Miller Jones and husband, Jeff of Reidsville; his sisters, Liza Harris and Helen Holt of Greensboro, Martha Bowman and husband, Marvin and JoAnne Southard and husband, Joe of Reidsville; his brother, Billy Miller and wife, Marian of High Point and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Sunday, February 14th from 6 until 8 p.m. and other times the family will be at the residence.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Hawkins and his staff and the fine staff of Hospice of Rockingham County.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

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Melissa Shalottie Morris

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REIDSVILLE — Ms. Melissa Shalottie Morris, 23, was called home unexpectedly, February 3, 2010.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Reidsville, where she was a member. Burial will be in Green View Cemetery.

She was born in Guilford County, a 2004 graduate of Reidsville High School and employed by Wal-Mart.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Nevaeh and Ja'Cahree Womack of the home, her mother, Iris Morris of Reidsville, father, Johnny Morris of Asheboro, two brothers, Rayshawn and Daniel Morris of Greensboro, grandparents, Rev. Lemuel and Rosa Bryant of Greensboro, special grandparents, Wiley & Doris Lowe of Reidsville, three aunts, four uncles, nephew, Malik Morris of Greensboro and a host of relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church and other times at 2006 Oakbrook Ct. Apt. 50, Reidsville.
Arrangements are entrusted to Perry-Spencer Funeral Home, Eden.
Online condolences may be made at www.perry-spencerfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on February 8, 2010

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Ethel N. Murphy

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RUFFIN — Ethel N. Murphy, formerly of Ruffin, died of natural causes on February 7, 2010 at 12:15 a.m. at Blue Ridge Rehab Center in Martinsville, Va. at the age of 94.

Ethel was born on August 22, 1915, the daughter of the late J.O. and Myrtle Newton of Draper, NC.

She was the eldest of nine children and the wife of the late, Albert F. Murphy of Ruffin.

She was the Mother of the late P. Grayson Murphy and Frank Murphy, both were of Martsinville, Va.

She is survived by sisters, Frances Thompson of Stoneville, Gazelle Cox of Danville, Va.; brother, Ray Newton of Chatham, Va.; granddaughters, Dana Reeder and husband, Jimmy of Sacramento, Calif., Stephanie Hufton and husband, Jimmy of Roanoke, Va.; grandson, Darrell G. Murphy and wife, Donna of Eden; She is also survived by 11 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held from 6 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 107 Governors Lane, Martinsville, Va .
Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on February 10, 2010

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Margie H. Parrish

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GREENSBORO — Margie H. Parrish, 81, went to her heavenly home on Feb. 11, 2010 at the Palliative Care Unit of Moses Cone Hospital after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, 11:00 am at Hanes Lineberry N. Elm Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Margie was born on Nov. 25, 1928 in Rockingham County, NC, the daughter of Henry Clay and Olga Strader Hudson Sr.

She retired from Lorillard Tobacco Company and was an avid fan of NASCAR. She was truly loved and will be missed by everyone.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Billy Michael Parrish, Sr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Jimmy Parrish; daughters, Joanne Garland, Sheila Kelly and Robin Aldredge; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; brother; H.C. Hudson, Jr.; sisters; Peggy Fine and Minnie Lou Hudson; six half sisters, Gail, Sue, Roxie, Kitty, Pam and the late Celia Tuttle; one half brother, Bud Hudson and stepmother, the late Ruby Hudson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 250.0 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening at Hanes Lineberry N. Elm Chapel and other times at the home.
Online condolences may be made at www.dignitymemorial.com

Published in News Record on February 12, 2010

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Martha Fitchett Ray

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Martha Fitchett Ray, of 120 Hawthorne Court, died Saturday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2010, in the Emergency Room at Danville Regional Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 23, 1930, in Leaksville, N.C., a daughter of Hubert "Doc" Fitchett and Helen Daniel Fitchett.

On Aug. 14, 1954, she married Newton H. Ray, who survives of the home.

She was a graduate of Salem College in Winston Salem, N.C., and Gulf Park College in Gulfport, Miss.

Martha was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, The Wednesday Club, the Danville Literary Book Club, the Danville Golf Club and past president of the Gabriella Garden Club. She was an avid bridge player and a member of Danville Duplicate Bridge Club. She was also involved with the Caring House at Duke University Medical Center.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Newton H. Ray Jr. and his wife, Martha Evans Ray, of Danville, and Christopher H. Ray and his wife, Joie Potter Ray, of Columbus, S.C.; six grandchildren, Ann Stuart Ray, Meredith Ray, Newton Ray III, Davis Ray, Louise Ray and Linnell Ray; twin sisters, Susan Tower and Jane Harvey and her husband, Robert, all of Duck, N.C.; three nephews; and one niece.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Barry Foster officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park.
The family will be at the residence, 120 Hawthorne Court.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 107 W. Main St., Danville, VA 24541; or to the Danville Life Saving Crew, 202 Christopher Lane, Danville, VA 24541; or to your favorite charity.
Townes Funeral Home & Crematory, 215 W. Main St., www.townesfuneralhome.com, is serving the Ray family.
Sign the guestbook online at www.GoDanRiver.com.

Published in Danville and Rockingham County from February 8 to February 9, 2010

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Howard Victor Rogers

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REIDSVILLE — Howard Victor Rogers, 84, of 702 McCoy Rd. Reidsville, N.C. went to be with the Lord Tuesday February 9, 2010 at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday February 12, 2010 at Citty Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Park Greensboro, N.C. with military rites.

A native of Vivian, LA. he grew up in Grady, AR. and was a son of the late Penn Dale and Ida Gertrude Mounce Rogers and had lived in Reidsville, N.C. since 1989 moving there from Greensboro, N.C. A retired employee of Container Corporation of America where he worked for 38 years, he was an Army veteran of WWII, a member of Speedwell Presbyterian Church and was a former member of Vandalia Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, N.C.

Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by a sister: Thelma R. Pearson.

Surviving: his wife of 62 years, Lucy Smith Rogers of the home; son, Jerry A. Rogers and wife Marsha of Pleasant Garden, N.C.; daughter, Bonnie Rogers McMakin and husband David of Summerville, S.C.; grandchildren, Richard Allen McMakin of Summerville, S.C., Roxanna Leigh Schlechta and husband Joseph of Johns Island, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Kristen Hailee Schlechta and Parker Daniel Schlechta; special cousins, B.I. "Bo" Harvey, Jr. of Grady, AK. and Geraldine Fitch of Canyon Lake, TX.

There will be no formal visitation. The family will see friends 4 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. Thursday February 11, 2010 at the residence 702 McCoy Rd. Reidsville, N.C.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, N.C. 27375. and to Speedwell Presbyterian Church, c/o Jackie Lemons 915 Iron Works Rd. Reidsville, N.C. 27320.
Citty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com

Published in News Record on February 10, 2010

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Weldon Dixon Sands

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MAYODAN — Weldon "Dickie" Dixon Sands, 73, of 506 West Washington Street, died Thursday, February 11, 2010, at his home.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2010, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.

Mr. Sands was born January 20, 1937, in Rockingham County, to the late Jack Sands and Dovie Grogan Sands.

He was a past employee of MacField, Inc. and Unifi, Inc., owned and operated a pest control business. He was a faithful member and Sunday school teacher of Clearview Baptist Church. Dickie loved the Lord and his church family

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Herman Sands and Bill Sands, and sisters, Mayanna Bolen, Hazel Pressley and Ellen Gibson.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Bibee Sands, of the home; son, Stephen Sands (Missy) of Asheboro; daughters, Cathy Cross (Jody), of Seagrove and Tina Morris (Robbie) of Level Cross; sister, Ruth Martin, of Reidsville; step-children, Sue Cardwell of High Point, Denisa Harvey (Tim) of Greensboro, Ralph Hill (Tommiann) of Reidsville, Kerry Place (Cheryl) of Kernersville and Gary Place of Burlington; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of the service at Colonial Funeral Home and all other times at the residence.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net.

Published in News Record on February 13, 2010

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Georgia Price Spencer

STONEVILLE — Mrs. Georgia Price Spencer, 72, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2010.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2010 at Sharon Baptist Church in Stoneville where she was a member. Burial will be in Eden Gardens Cemetery.

She was a native of Stokes County and a retired employee of the Rockingham County Public Schools.

She is survived by her husband of fifty-three years, John Ed Spencer of the home, three sons, John Wayne Spencer (Donna), Joey L. Spencer both of Stoneville, Walter L. Spencer (Shirley) of Greensboro, daughter, Wendy Ingram (Lorenzo) of Stoneville, five grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Perry-Spencer Funeral Home, Madison.
Online condolences may be made www.perry-spencerfunerhome.com

Published in News Record on February 11, 2010

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Daniel Walter Squires

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EDEN — Daniel Walter Squires, 89, of 1416 Fieldcrest Road, passed away Sunday afternoon, February 7, 2010 at Morehead Nursing Center in Eden.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, at First United Methodist Church of Draper. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

A native of Rockingham County, Mr. Squires was born May 13, 1920, son of the late Walter J. and Donna Stovall Squires.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Draper and was elected their Man of the Year in 1986. He was a retiree of Fieldcrest Mill. Mr. Squires was a very active member of his community having been an original member of the first Eden City Council and continued to serve from 1975 - 1999. He served twice as Mayor Pro-tem. Mr. Squires was a charter member of the Draper Y's Men's Club and went on to be named their Man of the Year in 1960 and again in 1992; he was a representative to Triad Council of Governments (Piedmont region), and was an inductee to the Eden YMCA Sports Hall of Fame in 1987. In addition to his civic duties he performed with the Fieldcrest Quartet and the Fieldcresters. Mr. Squires was a World War II Army Air Corp veteran, serving his country from 1941 - 1945.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Francis Squires; sons, Daniel W. Squires, Jr. and wife, Carla of Raleigh, and Gary L. Squires of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Ervin (Lynn) Squires of Houston, Texas; sister, Ruth Minter of Eden; one graddaughter, Lynlee Ruth Craig and husband Chris of Winston-Salem; and two great-granddaughters, Emma Ruth and Oliva Mason Craig, of Winston-Salem.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Cecil, Harold and Merritt Squires.

Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 130 Main Street, Eden, NC 27288
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, 6 until 8 p.m. at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Online condolences may be offered to the Squires family at www.fairfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on February 9, 2010

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Judy Perkins Stone

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REIDSVILLE — Judy Perkins Stone, 61, of 1611 Wolf Island Road, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2010 at Freedom Baptist Church with Pastor Ronnie Warner officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Stone was a native of Rockingham County and the daughter of the late Gleen and Lorene Funderburk Perkins.

She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Freedom Baptist Church. She was the pianist for the church and former secretary of the Sunday school department. She was also a member of the Ladies Christian Fellowship. Judy was a member of the Wolf Island Club and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Oregon Hill Volunteer Fire Department. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her husband, Joel Stone of the home; her daughters, Amy Stone and Darena Brown and husband, Scott all of Reidsville; her grandchildren, Dylan Deven Brown; her brother, Danny Perkins of Orlando, FL; and special aunt, Estelle Sartin of Burlington.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Sunday, February 14 from 7 until 9 p.m. and other times the family will be at the residence.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Freedom Baptist Church, 471 Stone Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

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Carl Haywood Strader

HOPKINSVILLE, KY. — Carl Haywood Strader 74, passed away Sunday, January, 31, 2010 after a long illness.

A private graveside service was held February, 2, 2010.

A native of Reidsville, born the eldest child of Carl E. and Mildred Apple Strader.

He was pre-deceased by his parents and a younger brother, C. Forest Strader.

His survivors includes his wife of 53 years, Dorothy Schrum Strader, 3 sons; Anthony, Kent & Dean Strader, all of Tenn.. A daughter; Carla S. Hunt and his 13 grandchildren, also, all of Tenn. Haywood had three surviving brothers; Aubrey Strader of Asheville, Phillip and Mack Lane Strader of Greensboro. Two sisters, Brenda S. Beck also of Greensboro and Regina (Jeanie) Strader of Reidsville.

He joined the Hopkinsville Milling Co. in 1987 as Vice President and served on the board of Hopkinsville Milling, was senior advisor to management and was named President in 1987 And held the position til his retirement in 1999.
Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church of Hopkinsville, Tenn., The Salvation Army & the Gideon's International.

Published in News Record on February 8, 2010

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Braxton Michael Taylor

EDEN — Braxton Michael Taylor, 10 months, passed away on February 7, 2010 in Norfolk, Virginia.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at Dan View Cemetery.

Braxton was born in Norfolk, Va. on April 7, 2009.

He is survived by his parents, Kristen Wall and Ralph M. Taylor, Jr.; his paternal grandparents, Linda Taylor and Ralph Taylor, Sr.; his maternal grandparents, Betty and Daniel Easter; his great- grandparents, Buddy and Crystal Hodges and Edna Wall; his brothers, Joseph Smith, Brandon Jones, and Shane Wilson; his sister, Brianna Harley; and his aunt, Heather Chrismon.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph "Randy" Wall.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 2:45 p.m. on Sunday at First Baptist Church of Draper before processing to the service.
Boone-Reynolds Funeral Service is serving the family of Braxton.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.boone-reynolds.com.

Published in News Record on February 12, 2010

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Juanita Light Thomas

EDEN — Juanita Light Thomas, age 83, formerly of Lincoln Street, passed away Saturday February 13 at Brian Nursing Center.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Thomas was born May 18, 1926 in Leaksville, NC to the late Cleophus and Sadie Bouldin Light.

She was a member of Riverview Presbyterian Church and a Homemaker.

Surviving her memory is a daughter; Brona Hylton and husband Rick of Eden , a granddaughter; Brittany Hylton also of Eden.

Visitation will be held 1 p.m. hour prior to the service and other times at the home of her daughter on 126 Center Court, Eden, NC.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

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Sabrena Tinsley

EDEN — Ms. Sabrena Tinsley, 47, died Monday, February 8, 2010.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Perry-Spencer funeral Home in Eden. Burial will be in Eden Garden Cemetery.

She is survived by one son, Donald B. Tinsley, Jr. of Eden; two daughters, Sanika Tinsley and La Quita Tinsley, both of Eden; mother, Mary Millner of Eden; father, James Smith of Cascade, Va.; two brothers, Jeff Millner and Bryant Smith of Eden; two sisters, Daphaney Millner of Eden and Nanette Pinnix of Greensboro; four grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to Perry-Spencer Funeral home, Eden.
Online condolences at www.perry-spencerfuneralhome.com.

Published in News Record on February 12, 2010

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Ovid Lee Trimble Sr

REIDSVILLE — Mr. Ovid Lee Trimble, Sr., 79, of 1751-A S. Scales Street passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2010 at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro.

Mr. Trimble was born in Richwood, W,Va. on June 10, 1930, a son of Okey Ulysses and Lela Brown Trimble, Sr., both deceased.

He was a US Marine veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired sales representative with Peoples Life Insurance Company. He loved to hunt and enjoyed his hobby of panning for gold in a sleuth.

He is survived by his daughters, Janet King and husband Reggie of Reidsville and Susan Mounce and husband Dwayne of Greensboro; his son, Ovid L. Trimble, Jr.; his sister, Agnes Smith of Dunbar, W.Va.; and his six grandchildren.

The extended family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Annie Mae and Garland Chilton and Rose Stevens for their loving and devoted care of Ovid.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Fred Trimble and Oran Trimble.

There will be no formal visitation.
Boone-Reynolds Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Trimble.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.boone-reynolds.com.

Published in News Record on February 10, 2010

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Frances Elizabeth Martin Trull

The funeral for Frances Elizabeth Martin Trull, 81, of Ferrum, who died Feb. 10, 2010, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Holiness Church at 175 Prillaman Switch Road in Henry, where she was a member. The Revs. Eugene Robertson, Danny Jones and Tracy Freeman will officiate. Burial will be in the Martin family cemetery in Patrick Springs.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Community Holiness Church.

She was born May 12, 1928, in Spray, N.C., to William S. Martin and Minnie Alice Robertson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Riley Edward Trull; a brother, Herman J. Martin; and a sister, Janice M. Martin.

Surviving are a daughter, Diane Trull Woods of Ferrum; a son, Larry Wayne Trull of Richmond; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Bassett Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements

Martinsville Bulletin 12 Feb 2010

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Deborah K. McAlister Wilson

WILSON — Deborah K. "Debby" McAlister Wilson, 60, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2010.

Debby was born August 3, 1949 in Eden, NC.

She graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Education and Foreign Language. After college graduation, Debby and Phil, got married on June 12, 1971. In 1985 they moved to the Columbus area where Debby taught preschool first at Little School on the Prairie, then at Cypress Christian Preschool, and most recently served as administrator at ABC Christian Preschool at Briggs Road Baptist Church. Debby and Phil together enjoyed travelling as well as music. Debby was a vocal solo artist, and she loved to dance. She was a best friend to her husband and family.

Debby is preceded in death by her father, Everette McAlister; grandmother, Eula Shively; and aunt, Lorraine Campbell.

She is survived by her loving husband, Phillip Wilson; mother, Carnelle (Shively) McAlister; daughters, Michi Wilson (Stan Holland) and Karen Wilson (Phil Hayes); grandsons, Avery and Owen; brothers, Michael and Larry; other family and many friends.

A celebration of her life will be held with a visitation 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 15 at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, Ohio and 10 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 16 at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church 1636 Graham Rd., Reynoldsburg. Pastor David Holdren will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Debby's memory to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society . To share memories and condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com

Published in News Record on February 14, 2010

Re: Rockingham Obits

Posted: 17 Feb 2010 2:31PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Additional info for J. A. German Death Notice listed in obits in main posting....

REIDSVILLE — Dr. J.A.N. German died Sunday, February 14, 2010.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions may be made to Johnson & Sons, P. O. Box 1348,Reidsville, N.C. 27323.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in News Record on February 17, 2010

Re: Rockingham Obits

Posted: 24 Feb 2010 3:25PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Additional info for J. A. German Death Notice listed in obits in main posting...


Dr. Jereliss Anjou Nannette German

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REIDSVILLE — Dr. Jereliss Anjou Nannette German, died, Sunday, February 7, 2010.
Memorial services for Dr. Jereliss Anjou Nannette German will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday, February 28 from the Chapel of Johnson & Sons.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in News Record on February 24, 2010
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