Mr. Henry Edgar James, 90, of Winston-Salem, died Friday, October 22, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. James was born October 8, 1909 in Stokes County to William E. and Fannie Hutchens James. In addition to his parents, Mr. James was preceded in death by three brothers, Bolie, Walter, and George James; one son, Donald Lee James, and one grandson, Keith Cregger. Mr. James was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Bessie Lawson James of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Snapp and husband, Robert and Mrs. Thelma Cregger, all of Winston-Salem; six sisters, Miss Bitha James, Mrs. Sara Reynolds, Mrs. Mary Ferguson, Mrs. Nannie DeLappe, Mrs. Mabel Cawley, and Mrs. Emma Hardin; three brothers, Rufus, Charlie, and Matt James; one grandchild, Karen Cummings and husband, Willie; and two grat-grandchildren, Ashely and Krista Cummings. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Hayworth-Miller, Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Jack Nance and Rev. David Merritt officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
MT. AIRY -- Mrs. Annie Belle Webb Jones, 66, of 120 East Side Dr., Mt. Airy, N.C., wife of Mr. Roger Jones, died Friday night, October 22, 1999 at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mrs. Jones was born February 2, 1933 in Surry County to the late Wilburn Otis and Pearl Easter Webb, she was retired from the Surry County School Food Service at Franklin Elementary School, and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Roger Jones of the home; two sons and daughter-in-law, Doug and Jan Jones of Mt. Airy, N.C., and David Jones of Mt. Airy, N.C.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice and Lansford Willis and Marie and Don Venable, both of Mt. Airy, and Peggy and Jack Taylor of King, N.C.; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, W.O. Webb and Jack and Gladys Easter, all of Mt. Airy. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Moody Funeral Home of Mt. Airy. Elder J.D. Belton and Elder Elbert Hunter will officiate. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday night at Moody Funeral Home of Mt. Airy, where her body will remain until the hour of the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 844 West Lake Dr., Mt. Airy, N.C. 27030.
MONTREAT -- Louise Richards Marshall, 90, formerly of Montreat and more recently of Highland Farms Retirement Community, died Friday, October 22, 1999 at Highland Farms. She was the widow of Robert Nelson Marshall, who died in 1986. She is survived by two daughters, Lindsay Green of El Paso, Texas and Ann Neill of Charlotte, N.C.; one son, Dr. Robert Marshall of Lookout Mtn., Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Piney Grove Cemetery in Swannanoa, N.C. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., November 6, 1999 at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church. Additional obituary information will be in the Asheville and Winston-Salem newspapers on November 4, 1999. The family has requested that memorials be made to Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, 117 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain, N.C. 28711. Miller Funeral Home is serving this family.
Mr. Richard Bernard Menius, 79, died Friday, October 22, 1999 at North Carolina Baptist Hospital of complications from lung cancer. He was born May 30, 1920 in China Grove, N.C. to the late Lillie Honbarger and George A. Menius. Mr. Menius retired as a Senior Vice President of Wachovia Bank after 36 years of service. During his early career he served as the Manager of Wachovia's first branch bank, and organized and was a charter member of the Dilworth Rotary Club. He also organized Salisbury's first United Way organization. He was President of the Salisbury Sales Executive Club, Salisbury Rotary Club, and was active in the First Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and he also attended the University of Minnesota. He served as First Lieutenant Bombadier Navigator with the Air Force during World War II and he was the only surviving member of his crew, the 586th Bombadier Group. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Menius is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elma Chapman Menius; two daughters, Jeanie M. Penland of Raleigh, N.C. and Pamela M. Maynard of Atlanta, Ga; one son, Richard B. Menius, Jr. (Rick) of Winston-Salem, N.C.; two grandchildren, Adele Myers of New York City and Neil Myers and his wife, Carrie of Asheville, N.C.; and a niece and nephew, Betty Farmer and James Propst, both of China Grove, N.C. A memorial service will be conducted by Dr. David Burr at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Reynolda Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 1900 South Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. Arrangements by Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Richard Alan Richardson, 45, of Winston-Salem died Saturday, October 23, 1999 at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Foster Funeral Home.
Mrs. Doris Greer Slaydon, 71, passed away Thursday, October 21, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born in Lafayette, Ala. on September 14, 1928 to Obie and Pearl Perkins Greer. She was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church for many years. She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Mr. Jim Slaydon of the home; two sons, Mr. Roger Slaydon of West Palm Beach, Fla; and Mr. Gary Slaydon of Gibsonville, N.C.; four grandchildren, Pen, Jay, Layla, and Jacob Slaydon; and one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Reece of Oklahoma. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Parklawn Mausoleum Chapel by Dr. Bill Ireland. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The family ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Heart Association, 1386-A Westgate Cntr. Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103-2949. Hayworth-Miller, Silas Creek Chapel is serving the family.
RALEIGH -- Mrs. Sallie Spillman Taylor, 91, of Raleigh, N.C. died Thursday, October 21, 1999. She was born September 11, 1908 in Davie County, N.C. to Alphonso and Laura Frances Steelman Spillman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie M. Taylor, Sr.; and her son-in-law, Joe H. Cresimore. Mrs. Taylor was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, and friend. She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Taylor Cresimore of Raleigh; one son, W. M. Taylor, Jr. and wife, Brenda of Raleigh; seven grandchildren, Andrew and Kevin Cresimore of Raleigh, Lyn Hale of Burlington, Vt., David Taylor of Newton, N.C., Michael Taylor of St. Louis, Mo., Alicia Pollmer of Raleigh, and Kyle Strickland of Lafayette, Ala.; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 24, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Vogler & Sons, Clemmons Chapel by Rev. H. Samuel Carter. Burial will follow in Farmington Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, 1386-A Westgate Center Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103-2949, or to American Cancer Society, 1900 S. Hawthorne Rd., Forsyth Medical Park, Suite 622, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27013-3901, or to the Farmington Community Cemetery Fund, 2563 Farmington Rd., Mocksville, N.C. 27028. Flowers are also acceptable.
Mrs. Polly Brown Temples, 96, widow of Robah Douglas Temples, passed away Saturday, October 23, 1999 at Springwood Care. She was born December 15, 1902 to William Andrew and Naney Jane Rose Brown. Mrs. Temples was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Cindy Martin, Margaret Spainhour, and Bessie Ring; two brothers, Jones Brown and Cleon Brown; and stepchildren, Stella Posey, Maude Watkins, and James and Thomas Edward Temples. Mrs. Temples is survived by two daughters, Betty (Bill) Cromer of Winston-Salem and Shirley (John) Dixon of Booneville; one son, Douglas (Georgia) Temples of Summerfield; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of step-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted on Monday, October 25, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Woodland Cemetery conducted by Rev. J. Marion Rector. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 24, 1999 at Vogler & Sons, Reynolda Road Funeral Home.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Mr. David Maxwell Thompson, 64, of Syracuse, N.Y., husband of Mrs. Irene Watson Thompson, died Friday night, October 22, 1999 at the Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. Mr. Thompson was born July 17, 1935 in Patrick County, Va. to the late Amos Maxwell and Lillie Mae Bowman Thompson. He was the owner and operator of Pan Am International Inc. Trucking Company and was a member of The First Baptist Church of Syracuse. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Irene Watson Thompson of the home; one daughter, Janet Thompson DeAlejandro of Lakeland, Fla.; one son, Bob Thompson of Plano, Texas; three grandchildren, Cole Thompson and Conner Thompson, both of Plano, Texas, and Erica DeAlejandro of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Kathleen Fain of Ararat, Va., Lucille White of Mt. Airy, N.C., and Evie Shamley of Claudville, Va; and three brothers, Daymond Thompson of Mt. Airy, N.C., Grant Thompson of Anchorage, Alaska, and Floyd Thompson of Carlisle, Pa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 25, 1999 at Little Mountain Baptist Church. Rev. Billy Watson and Rev. Rayton Puckett will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday night at Moody Funeral Home of Mt. Airy, where his body will remain until taken to the church for the service.
CLEMMONS -- Mrs. Ida W. Boone, 92, died Monday, November 22, 1999 in Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. She is survived by one daughter, Juanita Stancliff of Clemmons, N.C.; one son, Spencer W. Boone of Cathartin, Va.; seven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Lancaster Funeral Home in Louisburg, N.C. by Rev. Mark Harris. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Lancaster Funeral Home.