Mrs. Daisy Brock Tatum, 100, of 1130 Madison Ave., known to family and friends as ''Granny,'' went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000. She passed away at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Tatum was born July 22, 1900, to Lucy and Green Brock. She was a native of Farmington in Davie County, but she lived most of her life in Winston-Salem. She was a lifelong member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Farmington. Her husband, the Rev. Joseph Tatum, preceded her in death. She was a loving mother and grandmother that always had a word of wisdom from the Lord for family and friends. She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted daughter, Mrs. Lucy McIvor of the home; five grandchildren, Gloria (John) Phillips, Brendolyn McCoy of Pfafftown, Nora Sullivan, Ella Mae White and James (Brenda) Tatum; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Lyons of Farmington; two devoted caretakers, Juanetta Smith and Shelia Hamilton; two special nieces, Mildred Lyons and Harriet Richardson of Mocksville; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Farmington, with the Rev. Sam Hairston officiating. Clark S. Brown and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of services and arrangements.
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Kathryn Toye Troxell, 80, was promoted to glory Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Troxell was born Nov. 13, 1919, in Philadelphia. In 1953, she moved to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for 20 years, then returned to Philadelphia for several years before retiring to Kernersville in 1990 to be close to her family. Although her residence remained in North Carolina, Mrs. Troxell returned to Philadelphia to care for her brother until his death and came back to Kernersville in February 1999, where she attended Kerwin Baptist Church until her health declined. Mrs. Troxell is survived by her daughter, Carol Ann Horn and husband George of Kernersville and her two grandsons, Michael and Joey Horn. She was a loving mother and grandmother, who had a sweet spirit, never complained and just enjoyed being with her family. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Hayworth-Miller-Cain Chapel in Kernersville by Dr. Joe W. Myers. Burial will follow in the Muir's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Greensboro. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family wishes to express their deepest grati tude for the compassion and care given by the entire staff of Forsyth Medical Center to Mrs. Troxell and her family.
MOUNT AIRY -- Mr. Dennis Wesley Burkhart, 69, of 2382 McBride Road died Dec. 13. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Howell Funeral Chapel in Mount Airy.
MOCKSVILLE -- Mrs. Jettie Mozelle Oakley Chunn, 89, of U.S. Highway 601 S. died Dec. 11 at her home after a period of illness. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, where her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, with the Rev. Thomas White, the Rev. Rufus Wyatt and the Rev. Dennis Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. She is survived by two sons, George F. (Doris) Chunn of Winston-Salem and Danny Andre' Chunn of the home; three daughters, Barbara Chunn (Raymond) Brown of Greensboro, Phyllis Chunn (Carl T.) Duncan of Statesville and Zettie Chunn Phillips of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 585 Boxwood Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028. Graham Funeral Directors of Mocksville are in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Chunn.
Mrs. Mattie Pauline Cockerham, from a family of 14 children, was born March 21, 1918, in Madison to the late George and Brosia Martin. She was a member of First Baptist Church for over 40 years, where she was a devoted member of the choir and Women's Progressive Club. Mrs. Cockerham was married to the late Thurmond Cockerham, and four children were born from this union. She will be remembered for her strength and dedication to her family and her willingness to help others as well as for her beautiful flowers, vegetable garden and her arts and crafts. Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, following an extended illness, the sweet spirit of our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother went to join our blessed Savior. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wendell A Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3 p.m. at the church. To cherish her memory she leaves two sons, Vernon Cockerham of Detroit and Curtis Cockerham of Winston-Salem; two daughters, Connie Morton of Columbus, Ohio and Verleria (David) Butler of Cleveland; a sister, Grace Redd of Cleveland; a brother, Warren Martin of North Wilkesboro; a brother-in-law, Ernest Cockerham of Winston-Salem; seven grandchildren; two great-grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family may be contacted and the cortege will assemble and leave from the home of Doris Watts, 3607 Harvard Road at 2 p.m. Saturday. (HOOPER)
ADVANCE -- Mr. Clinton Coolidge Cornatzer, 76, of Baltimore Road died Monday at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Bixby Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Carol Anne Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville. In lieu of flowers, they request memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or to Bixby Presbyterian Church, c/o Brenda Robertson, 688 Howardtown Road, Mocksville, NC 27028. Born in 1924 to the late William Pinkson and Augusta Vogler Cornatzer, he served as first sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. Later, he was a foreman with Hanes Dye and Finishing Co. in Winston-Salem and enjoyed farming. Mr. Cornatzer was a member ofBixby Presbyterian Church, was a member of the Advance V.F.W. Memorial Post and a member of the Davie County Cattleman's Association. He was preceded in death by his wife, ''Dorothy'' Carolyn Burchette Cornatzer and by a sister, Frankie Cornatzer Curtis of Denton. He is survived by two sons, Ken and Fran Cornatzer of Wallace and Robert and Deborah Cornatzer of Advance; a brother, Eugene and Margaret Cornatzer of Huntington, Ala.; a sister, Ann Truitt of Sacramento, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Neal and Lisa Cornatzer of Advance and Carmen Cornatzer of Raleigh.
GREENSBORO -- Mildred Sellars Crutchfield, 82, of 4512 Lawndale Drive died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000, at Wesley Long Community Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, at the Fairview Moravian Church on Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. She was a native of Wilmington and had resided in Long Beach and Winston-Salem before coming to Greensboro. Mrs. Crutchfield was one of the founders of the Piedmont Craftsman Inc. and the Oak Island Senior Citizens Craft Shop. She had been recognized by Governor Hunt for her contribution to senior citizens. Mrs. Crutchfield had been an active worker at the First Moravian Church of Greensboro of which she was a member. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lindsay Gray Crutchfield. She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Carol and James Pfaff of Greensboro and Rebecca and Gregory DePriest of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oak Island Senior Citizens Craft Shop. Forbis & Dick Funeral Service, North Elm Street, is in charge of arrangements.
EAST BEND -- The Rev. Annie Elizabeth Pugh Cummings, 92, widow of John Cummings, P.O. Box 67 passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2000, at Scenic View Health and Rehab in King. Mrs. Cummings was born in Randolph County April 23, 1908, to Laburn Franklin and Maggie May Pugh. She was a private duty nurse, a homecare giver and a minister of Holiness faith. She is survived by a daughter, Erelene Hooker of King; a son and daughter-in-law, Jimmie Ray Caudle and wife Hazel of Yadkinville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mrs. Cummings will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2000, at Cox-Needham Funeral Home, by the Rev. Pete Scott and the Rev. Robert Ray Caudle. Burial will follow at Union Tabernacle Cemetery in Walkertown. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000, at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the dietary department and staff of Scenic View Health and Rehab for their loving care of Mrs. Cummings. The Cummings family is being served by Cox-Needham Funeral Home in Pilot Mountain.
Mrs. Martha P. Dillard, 83, of Heritage Woods passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Baptist Hospital. She joins her recently departed husband of 55 years in eternity with God. Martha was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Fitzpatrick, Ala. She was a graduate of Huntington College and the University of Michigan. Mrs. Dillard is survived by a son, William B. Dillard Jr. and wife Madaline; two daughters, Anne Dillard and husband Clark Glenn and Helen D. Kondracki and husband John; seven grandchildren whom she loved dearly; and a brother-in-law, Carl M. Dillard and wife Barbara. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 2000, at St. Michael and All Angels' Cemetery in Columbia, S.C. Memorials may be made to Boy's Farm Inc., P.O. Box 713, Newberry, S.C. 29108.
Mr. Harvey Harold East Sr., 90, formerly of Pleasant View Drive died Monday evening, Dec. 11, 2000, at Silas Creek Manor. He was born in Forsyth County on July 4, 1910, to Burley Samuel East and Sarah VanHoy East. Mr. East was retired from Farmers Dairy. For many years he was an active member of New Hope Baptist Church. Preceding him in death was his wife, Ruth Lancaster East on Dec. 10, 1990. Surviving are his daughter, Monteze E. Lentz and husband Allen; two sons, Harvey H. ''Bunky'' East Jr. and John W. East and his wife Gay all of Winston-Salem; a grandson, David W. East and his wife Cindy of Pfafftown; a great-grandson, Joseph W. East of Pfafftown; and a sister, Grace Parks of Boca Raton, Fla. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Forsyth Memorial Park conducted by Dr. Joe Long. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Vogler and Sons Reynolda Road Chapel is serving the family.