GERMANTON -- Ronald D. Schultz, 59, died Thursday, September 23, 1999 at Winston-Salem Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Mr. Schultz was a native of Iowa. He was employed by AMP, Inc. of Greensboro and was a member of Freedom Wesleyan Church of Kernersville. Ronald was a finish carpenter and enjoyed crafting fine furniture. He is survived by his wife, Joane R. Schultz of the home; his son, Ronald D. Schultz of Lexington, N.C.; his father, David Schultz of Minnesota; a sister, Kathy Christsen of Wisconsin; brothers, David, Danny, Roger, and Jerry Schultz all of Minnesota; and grandson, Spencer Meadows of Lexington, N.C. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at Freedom Wesleyan Church with the Reverend H.A. Lewis officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Pierce Funeral Chapel, Kernersville, N.C.
Mrs. Opal Hammer Shaw, 86, of Jefferson Avenue, died Friday morning, September 24, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday in Rose Cemetery in Mocksville will Rev. Bill Davis officiating. The family will be at Eaton Funeral Home Sunday afternoon for one hour prior to the service. They request memorials be considered for the First Baptist Church of Mocksville, 390 North Main Street, Mocksville, N.C. 27028. Mrs. Shaw was born October 11, 1912 to George Milton and Martha Lowrence Hammer. She was retired from Western Electric in Winston-Salem and had been a very active member of the CWA Retirees Club. She graduated from the Mocksville High School in 1929 and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mocksville. Surviving is a niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. L.K. Dwiggins of Advance; a nephew, Mr. Robert Honeycutt of Greenville, S.C.; a great-niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Alexander of Kernersville; a great-nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. L.K. Dwiggins, Jr. of Hudson, Ohio; a great-nephew, Robert Honeycutt, Jr. of Cornelia, Georgia, and nine great-great-nieces and nephews.
Mr. Hal G. Templeton, 81, of 848 Seven Oaks Road, Boone, died Thursday morning, September 23, 1999 at Watauga Medical Center. Mr. Templeton is survived by his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Royall Templeton of the home; one daughter, Ms. Darlene Templeton of Boone; one son, Hal Templeton of Annapolis, Maryland; three step-sons, Stephen Lyon and wife, Melinda of Burlington, Neil Lyon and wife, Kathy of Traphill, and Michael Lyon and wife, Melinda of North Wilkesboro; three granddaughters, Jennifer Seigler and Ashley Seigler both of Lilburn, Georgia, and Heather Templeton of Charlotte; one grandson, Hal Michael Templeton of Boone; one great-grandson, Taylor Seigler of Lilburn, Georgia; four sisters, Helen Murray and husband, Bill of Boone, Rachel Crawley and husband, Bill of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Mildred Bolick and husband, Coy of Charlotte, and Jean Brady and husband, Charles of Cocoa Beach, Florida; four brothers, James Templeton and wife, Edith of Pilot Mountain, Wilfred Templeton and wife, Ann of Sarasota, Florida, Maurice Templeton and wife, Phyllis, and Phil Templeton and wife, Phyllis all of Boone. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mrs. Etta Mae Long Templeton; his father and mother, Huie and Bertha Parker Templeton; and one sister, Mrs. Florence Chambers. Funeral services for Mr. Hal G. Templeton will be conducted Saturday morning at 11:00 o'clock at Union Grove Christian Church in Union Grove. The body will lie instate at the church from 10:00 until 11:00, where the family will receive friends prior to the service. Officiating will be Pastor Allen Lunsford and Rev. J.C. Jones. Military honors and burial will follow at the Union Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 until 9 o'clock at Hampton Funeral Service. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Seby Jones Regional Cancer Center, Watauga Medical Center, P.O. Box 2600, Boone, N.C. 28607 or to Union Grove Christian Church, P.O. Box 148, Union Grove, N.C. 28689. Mr. Templeton was born May 16, 1918 in Union Grove, North Carolina the son of the late Huie and Bertha Parker Templeton. He was a decorated World War II veteran serving with the United States Army. Mr. Templeton was a retired bus driver with the Washington, D.C. Transit Authority. He moved to Boone, N.C. in 1970, opened and ran Hal's Highlander Cleaning & Laundry Service for several years. He was a member of the Union Grove Christian Church in Iredell County. Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
MOUNT AIRY -- Mrs. Elizabeth Stanton Pardue Vaughn, 78, of 1501 West Fairfield Dr., Mt. Airy, N.C., wife of Mr. Lester W. Vaughn, died Friday, September 24, 1999 at the Northern Hospital of Surry County in Mt. Airy. Mrs. Vaughn was born January 18, 1921 in Yadkin County to the late Tuttle Ernest and Ina Lewis Pardue. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Airy. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Lester W. Vaughn of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Jerry Gilbert of Winston-Salem, Martha and Irving Boyles of Statesville, Mary and Charles Hennis of Louisville, Ky., and Anne and Bryce Woodie of Knoxville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Magdalene Moore of Mt. Airy and Barbara Chavka of Florida; two brothers, T.E. Pardue, Jr. of Greensboro and Richard Pardue of Mt. Airy. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Vaughn was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Pardue. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 26, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Mt. Airy with services conducted by Rev. Kevin Wilson and burial is to follow in the Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday night 7 to 9 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy, N.C. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 714, N. Main St., Mt. Airy, N.C. 27030.
ADVANCE -- Mr. James (Jim) Robert Yost, 89, of Advance, died Thursday, September 23, 1999 at Meadowbrook Terrace of Davie. An avid ham radio operator for more than 40 years, he retired from Western Electric in 1972 as a senior engineer. His career took him to may foreign countries and cities in the United States. Survivors include his wife, Nancy S. Yost; two duaghters, Vicki Cartner of Woodleaf and Judy Lynn Wolfe of Nantucket, MA; a son, Bob Yost of Bellingham, WA; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A graveside memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 1999 at Rose Cemetery in Mocksville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the flood victims in eastern North Carolina.
Mr. William Wesley ''Bill'' Stewart, 88, of Winston-Salem, died Thursday, November 25, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. Stewart was born May 21, 1911 in Winston-Salem to Thomas Wesley and Georgianna Cormac Stewart. He retired from Dillard Paper Co. in 1974 and from Douglas Battery in 1982. He was also employed by Castle Security Co. until 1994. Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Ruby Berrier and Pearl Matthews; and two brothers, Luther Stewart and Bernie L. Stewart. He was a lifelong resident of the Triad and a member of Friedland Moravian Church. Surviving are his wife of sixty-two years, Ruth Hartman Stewart of the residence; two daughters, Hilda (John W.) Vestal of Clemmons and Lynn (Allen) Yoder of Winston-Salem; one son, George Wesley (Kay C.) Stewart of high Point; four grandchildren, Alina Hall, Eric Stewart, Melissa Cox, and Stewart Cox; four great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Bertha Hiatt of Winston-Salem also survives. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in Friedland Moravian Church. Dr. Steve Craver and Rev. Norwood Green will officiate. Interment will follow in the church graveyard. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Vogler and Sons Main Street Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the building fund of Friedland Moravian Church, 2750 Friedland Church Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107 or to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C South Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.
LEXINGTON -- Mr. Freddie Allen (Fast Freddie) Swing, 49, of Lexington, N.C., died Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Mr. Swing was born October 4, 1950 in Davidson County to Erman L. and Ruby Fishel Swing. He was Owner and Operator of Freddies Machine Shop, specializing in Race Car Engines and was a member of the NHRA and IHRA. Mr. Swing was a member of Enterprize Moravian Church. Surviving are a son, James Allen Swing of the home; a daughter, Amber Khristina Swing of King, N.C.; his mother and father of Lexington, N.C.; a sister, Brenda S. Parker and husband, John and their children and grandchildren of Lexington. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 27, 1999 at Enterprize Moravian Church Graveyard conducted by Rev. Norman Byerly. The body will lie instate from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, November 26, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
ELKIN -- Mr. John Elbert (J.E.) Wishon, 50, of 1179 C.B. Eller School Rd., died unexpectedly Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Cool Springs Baptist Church by Dr. Bill Johnson and Rev. Larry Stone. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Mr. Wishon was born in Elkin, June 15, 1949 to Elbert B. and Opal Shaffner Wishon. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church and was employed by Siemens Westinghouse Corp. He was preceded in death by his father, Elbert B. Wishon. Surviving are his wife, Bonita Hardy Wishon of the home; his mother, Opal S. Wishon; one sister, Thelma W. Wall; one niece, Leree Mosteller; and one nephew, Gray Burchette all of Elkin. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Kennedy Funeral Home in Elkin.
WELCOME -- Mr. Robert Thomas ''Tom'' Wooten, 88, of Welcome, died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at Lexington Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 27 1999 at Davidson Funeral Home-Hickory Tree Chapel conducted by Rev. James T. Webb with burial in Parklawn Memorials Gardens in Winston-Salem. He was born on November 16, 1911 in Richmond County to James Jesse Wooten and Ina Morrison Wooten. He was a retired Textile Supervisor and was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Mullinax Wooten who died in October 1995. Surviving are his sons, Robert Wooten, Jr. of Midway, John Wooten of Welcome, James Wooten of Clemmons, Wayne Wooten of Biscoe, and Jerry Wooten of Trinity; his daughters, Frances Horne of Tyro, Brenda Davis of Lexington, Thelma Norton of MA, and Alice Callicutt of Troy; twenty-five grandchildren; and twenty-one great-grandchildren. The body will remain at Davidson Funeral Home-HICKORY TREE CHAPEL and the family will receive friends at their homes.
NORTH WILKESBORO -- Mrs. Lucille Seckler Bumgarner, 78, of Sunset Drive, North Wilkesboro, widow of Harold V. Bumgarner, died Wednesday, September 1, 1999 at her home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, 2:00 at Fairplains Baptist Church. Mr. Bumgarner was employed at Bernice's in North Wilkesboro until her retirement. Mrs. Bumgarner is survived by two daughters, Brenda Moore of Wilkesboro and Dan (Marcia) Little of North Wilkesboro; two sisters, Virginia Mitchell of Blountville, Tenn. and Marie McGrady of Kingsport, Tenn.; one brother, Joe Seckler of Landenburg, Pa.; and one granddaughter, Myra Sebastian of North Wilkesboro. The family will be at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in North Wilkesboro from 6:30 until 8:30 Friday night. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairplains Baptist Church, 163 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.