Katherine Geise Burke, 86, of Winston-Salem, died October 20, 1999 at K.B. Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem. Born August 27, 1913 in Olean, N.Y., she was the widow of Charles E. Burke. She is survived by three children, Kathleen Culler (Ronnie), Charles E. Burke, Jr. (Betty), and Linda Ruttle (Ray); ten grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held 7:00 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church Kernersville. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of one's choice. Arrangements by Pierce Funeral Home, Kernersville.
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Ruby Earlene Tuttle Collins, 75, of Britthaven of Kernersville, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at Britthaven of Kernersville. She was born September 7, 1924, the daughter of Grady B. Tuttle and Jonie Vanhoy Tuttle. She was a retiree of Forsyth Memorial Hospital and a member of the Kerwin Baptist Church for over 50 years. Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her father and her husband, of 49 years, James Needham Collins. Surviving in addition to her mother, Jonie Vanhoy Tuttle of Oak Summitt Nursing Center are four sons and their, James Larry Collins and wife, Bobbie of King, N.C., Jerry Wayne Collins and wife, Becky of Kernersville, Craig Randall (Randy) Collins and wife, Martha of Winston-Salem, and Bruce Darrell Collins and wife, Sandy of Randleman; one sister, Mrs. Doris Ziglar Drake and husband, Glenn of Germanton; one brother, Leon and wife, Frances Tuttle of Kernersville; ten grandchildren, Jimmy, Lesa Ann, Tonya, David, Pam, Craig, Rebekah, Scott, Tracy, and Wendy; and one great-granddaughter, Hailey. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 22, 1999 at Kerwin Baptist Church officiated by Dr. Joe Myers and Dr. Bobby Roberson. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Hayworth-Miller-Cain Funeral Home and at other times at 562 Pisgah Circle. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., N.C. Affiliate, 3109 Poplarwood Ct., Suite 125, Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Britthaven of Kernersville for their loving care of Mrs. Collins.
KING -- Dewitt Romeo Cromer, 85, of Cromer Road, died Thursday, October 21, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center after a breif illness. He was born January 27, 1914 in Stokes County to Robert Scales and Atwell Tillotson Cromer. Mr. Cromer served with the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a devoted farmer as long as his health permitted and was an avid fox hunter. He was a member of King Baptist Mission Church. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Vila Monroe and Cleo Fowler and one brother, Elmo Cromer. Surviving are his wife, Ethel Durham Cromer of the home; two daughters, Vicki Cromer Gordon and husband, Eddie Of Pinnacle and Judy Cromer Goff and husband, Terry of King; one son, Brent Cromer and wife, DePhena of King; four granddaughters, Tammy Johnson and husband, Kevin, Christie Holyfield and husband, Marty, Marcie Yount and husband, Rodney, and Lindsay N. Goff; two step-grandchildren, Billy Joe Hill and wife, Selena and Melissa Golding; one step-great-grandson, Jarrett Golding; two sisters, Margie Durham of King and Madeline Collins of Mt. Airy; and one brother, Harley Gray Cromer of Winston-Salem. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Slate Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Bowen and Bro. Rodney Ebert officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Slate Funeral Home in King. Memorials may be made to King Baptist Mission, 117 Chelsea Ridge, King, N.C. or to Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1180 Chestnut Grove Road, King, N.C.
Richard V. Edmonds, 82, of Leawood, Kansas, passed away Monday, October 18, 1999. Mr. Edmonds was born December 16, 1916 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He graduated from Battle Creek High School and attended Wake Forest University, where he studied Engineering. He also Attended Ohio State University and Princeton University. He began his career at MidState Machine and Tool as a factory manager. He was employed with Bassick-Sack, Winston-Salem, North Carolina as an engineer and finally he worked at Western Electric in Winston-Salem, N.C., and later in Lee's Summit, Mo. where he was a Senior Engineer until his retirement. Funeral Services were held at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home in Kansas City, Mo. on Thursday, October 21, 1999. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Krista of the home; his children, Brian Edmonds of Stockbridge, Ga., Jill Manson of Leawood, Kan., Jack Edmonds of Overland Park, Kan, and Jan Kelley and her husband, David of High Point, N.C.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Lyndell Smith, Beverly Hoxworth, and Barbara Crumpton. Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 942-2004
CLEMMONS -- Mr. Basil McCutcheon Guffey, 87, of Clemmons, N.C., died Tuesday, October 19, 1999. He was born November 11, 1911, to Sam and Ethel Day Guffey in Clifton Forge, Va. Mr. Guffey served in WWII. He moved to Clemmons in 1940. He was Vice President of Bowers Bridge Construction Company. He was preceded in death by one sister, Stella Gore and one brother, Ira Guffey. He is survived by his wife, Mary Hutchins Guffey of the home; two daughters, Mary Forrest Holtsclaw and Jane Graley and husband, Terry; one son, Basil Guffey, Jr. and wife, Julie; five grandchildren, Michael Holtsclaw and wife, Gina, Timothy Holtsclaw and wife, Nicole, Jessica and TJ Graley, and Kayla Guffey; five great-grandchildren, Amber, Miranda, Chelsea, Alex, and Nathan; one sister, Thelma Lark of Pompano Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel by Elder J.A. Langham with entombment to follow at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m Friday evening at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel.
Mrs. Bertie Lowry Hege, 96, widow of E. Pliny Hege, passed away October 21, 1999 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She was born November 7, 1902 in Mt. Airy to the late Samuel Franklin and Ella Dungan Lowry. She was a charter member of Lee Memorial Presbyterian Church and later joined Northwest Baptist Church. Mrs. Hege is survived by three daughters and two sons, Evelyn Ivester (Douglas) of Pfafftown, Mary Binkley (Thurman) of Winston-Salem, Elizabeth McDaniel (John) of Banner Elk, N.C., Curt Hege (Patricia) of Winston-Salem, and Joe Hege of Lawndale, N.C. She is also survived by nineteen grandchildren and thirty-five great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. by Paster Roy Beverly at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 1999 at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Funeral Home. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
SEVEN LAKES -- Jane Isabell Blair Hines, 85, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at Moore Regional Hospital after and extended illness. She was born September 26, 1914 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Clyde M. and Mary Maughlin Blair. She spent her early years in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and Kansas. Mrs. Hines attended the University of Kansas and the University of New Mexico where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. Jane Blair Hines was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister-in-law, and friend to all. She truly enriched the lives of everyone she knew with her many creative talents, her constant cheerfulness, and her kin and thoughtful deeds. Survivors are her son, Thomas Blair Hines and wife, Larry of Raleigh; daughter, Donna Burnett Hines of Seven Lakes; grandchildren, Thomas Blair Hines, Jr. of Chapel Hill, Robert Craven Hines of Arlington, Va., and Mary Craven Hines of Winston-Salem, N.C. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Jane Iasbell Blair Hines will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 1999 at the Chapel in the Pines, Seven Lakes, West End, N.C. A private graveside service for the family will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington, N.C. In lieu of flowers, donation may be directed to the Thomas I. Hines Scholarship Fund at North Carolina State University, P.O. Box 8004, 4008 Biltmore Hall, Raleigh, N.C. 27695-8004 or to the charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Ola Neal Williams Jones of Arbor Acres, The Triad United Methodist Home, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. following a period of declining health. She had lived at Arbor Acres for fifteen years and had been lovingly cared for by a wonderful and devoted staff. She was born on June 7, 1914 in the Beaver Creek Community of Ashe County, N.C. to the late William Avery Williams and Roxie Pearl Williams. She was a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church, Jefferson, N.C. She was preceded in death by her sons, Richard Bennett Jones and William Barrett Jones. Surviving is one daughter, Betty Ann Jones Chapple and her husband, Dewey of Winston-Salem; two daughters-in-law, Mary Ruth Jones of Boone and Geraldine Jones of West Jefferson; five grandchildren, Stephanie Elizabeth Chapple of Raleigh, Katharine Anne Chapple Tate and her husband, Skip of Annapolis, Maryland, Danny Mitchell Jones, David Lee Jones and his wife, Zena of West Jefferson, and Kimberly Elaine Jones Morgan and her husband, Met of Charlotte; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hanna, Mrs. Grace Nowaki, and Mrs. Pauline Whicker of Winston-Salem; four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Ruby Williams, Mrs. Helen Williams, Mrs. Blanche Williams of West Jefferson, and Mrs. Lorraine Williams of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her service will be held at Jefferson United Methodist Church, Jefferson, N.C. Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. It will be conducted by Reverend Bob Miller. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall. A graveside service will follow in the West Jefferson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Arbor Acres, The Triad United Methodist Home, 1240 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104-1197 or to The Jefferson United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 236, Jefferson, N.C. 28640. Badger Funeral Home in West Jefferson is in charge of the arrangements.
MOCKSVILLE -- Christopher Mack Jordan, 22, of Petes Lane, passed away October 19, 1999 at Davie County Hospital. Mr. Jordan was born August 3, 1977 in Rowan County to Joe Jordan of Mocksville and Glenda Whitt of Mocksville. He was a 1996 graduate of Davie High School and a member of Blaise Baptist Church. Mr. Jordan was employed by Jockey International in Mocksville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Brian and Kevin Jordan; two sisters, Sharon Lawson and Tara Whitt all of Mocksville; paternal grandparents, Loman and Blanche Jordan of Cooleemee; and maternal grandparents, Dan and Mary Presnell of Cooleemee. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 21, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Sellers officiating. Family will receive friends Thursday, October 21, 1999 from 6-8 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church. Committal Service will be held Friday, October 22, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Blaise Baptist Church Cemetery. Davie Funeral Service, LLC 416 Valley Rd. Mocksville, N.C. 27028 will be serving the Jordan-Whitt family. Memorials may be made to the Blaise Baptist Church Building Fund, 134 Blaise Baptist Church Rd., Mocksville, N.C.27028
KERNERSVILLE -- Mrs. Sharon Thomas Marshburn, of 4578 Longworth Dr., Kernersville, N.C., died October 20, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born November 9, 1945 in Forsyth County, the daughter of Warren ''Doc'' Thomas and Blanche D. Fulp. She was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith and was a loving wife and mother. Mrs. Marshburn was preceded in death by her father; a brother, David Thomas; and her step-father, Emory Fulp. Surviving are her husband, James Marshburn of the home; her mother, Blanche D. Fulp of Winston-Salem; one daughter, Kimberly Shine and her husband, Robert of Fredricksburg, Texas; two sons, Michael Carper of King and Jeffrey Carper of Raleigh; a step-daughter, Jennifer Alford and her husband, Rodney of Kernersville; a step-son, Jeffrey Marshburn and his wife, Abigail of Kernersville; three sisters, Margie Simpson and her husband, Horace of Walkertown, June Swaim and her husband, Mike, and Tangee Stevens and her husband, Wayne all of Winston-Salem; two brothers, William Thomas of Winston-Salem and Emory ''Fatman'' Fulp and his wife, Martha of Winston-Salem; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Thomas of Walkertown. A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Robert Motsinger. Burial will be at Gardens of Memory, Walkertown. The family will receive friends Friday, October 22, 1999 from 7-9 p.m. Hayworth-Miller-Cain, Kernersville and at other times at the home of her mother. Memorials may be made to Winston-Salem, 1100-C. South Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.