Mr. D. B. Webb, 72, died at his home Friday, November 26, 1999. He was born in Carroll County, Va. to Carley and Agnes Dalton Webb on February 7, 1927. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Webb was preceded in death by one brother. Surviving are his wife, of the home, Faye B. Webb; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Yokeley, of Kernersville; four sons, Ronald Webb, Jeff Webb, and Mark Webb, all of Advance, and Glenn Webb, of Winston-Salem; three brothers; four sisters; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and two step great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 29, 1999, conducted by Rev. Harold Zimmerman. Burial will follow in Bailey's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103-3200.
YADKINVILLE -- Miss Elza Ann ''Polly'' Webb, 66, of Piedmont Village, died Friday, November 26, 1999. She was born October 25, 1933 in Yadkin County to C.E. and Bessie Matthews Webb. Miss Webb was a member of Forbush Friends Meeting. Surviving are two brothers, Linden (Lucille) Webb and Wildene Webb, both of Boonville; three nieces, Susan McKnight, of Boonville, Lynn Webber, of Union, S.C., and Kay Dunn, of Yadkinville; five nephews, Barry Webb, of Louisiana, Tim Webb, Bob Webb, and Jay Webb, all of Boonville, and Terry Webb, of Holden Beach, N.C. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 29, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Huff Funeral Home Chapel in East Bend by Rev. Jake Penley. Burial will follow in Forbush Friends Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:00 Sunday evening at Huff Funeral Home in East Bend.
Mrs. Rosa Mary Thorpe Worley, 73, of Winston-Salem, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 26, 1999, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born December 2, 1925 to Robert Wesley and Laura Caudle Thorpe. She was a graduate of R.J. Reynolds High School and attended Salem College. She was a lifelong member of Fries Memorial Moravian Church. She was preceded in death by both parents; and a brother, Edward Washington Thorpe. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Hal Grayson Worley, of the home; and a brother, Robert Wesley Thorpe, of Winston-Salem. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at Fries Memorial Moravian Church at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. Stuart Zimmerman. A graveside service will follow at God's Acre, the Moravian Graveyard, in Old Salem. Memorials may be made to Fries Memorial Moravian Church at 251 Hawthorne Road, N.W., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104 or the charity of the donor's choice.
WEST JEFFERSON -- Mrs. Colleen Bare Furches, 71, of West Jefferson, died Wednesday evening at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Ashelawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday evening 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home. She is survived be three, sons, Bob, Ken, and Dwight Furches all of West Jefferson; one daughter, Mickie Jones of West Jefferson; one brother, Donald Bare of Toledo, Ohio; three sisters, Alta Lee Lewis of Toledo, Ohio, Lenna Hodgson of West Jefferson, and Jean Harrison of Bristol, Tenn.; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Boone Family Funeral Home, West Jefferson is in charge of the arrangements.
WESTFIELD -- Mr. James Lloyd George, 81, of Westfield, N.C., died early Thursday morning, October 28, 1999 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy George and Lynn Templeton, after an extended illness. Mr. George was born in Stokes County, August 29, 1918 to William Sanders and Mary Elizabeth Flippin George. He was a retired employee of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, he enjoyed gardening and sharing his vegetables with family and friends. He loved square Dancing, old timey music, and was of the Presbyterian faith. Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Thelma Beasley George of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Kaylene George Hatcher of Rural Hall and Kathy George and Lynn Templeton of Pilot Mountain; one granddaughter, Sonya Hatcher Aldrige and husband Steven of Lexington; three sisters, Clara Rogers and Rachel Martin of both of Westfield, and Ruth Boles of King; one brother, Julius George of Danbury; one step-son and wife, Jimmy and Judy Kallam of Lawsonville; and one step-grandson, Corey Kallam of Lawsonville. Mr. George was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise Cooke George. Funeral services will be conducted Friday evening October 29, 199 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cox-Needham Funeral Home Chapel in Pilot Mountain, N.C. by Rev. Rickey Rogers and Rev. Jesse Bledsoe. Burial will be on Saturday morning, October 30, 1999 at 10:00 at the Woodville Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the funeral services on Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at other times at the home of Mr. George's daughter and son-in-law, Kathy George and Lynn Templeton, Chestnut Ridge Road, Mt. Airy, N.C. Memorials may be made to the Woodville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Sandra Martin, 924 Norman Road, Mt. Airy, N.C. 27030, to Hospice of Stokes County, P.O. Box 10, Danbury, N.C. 27016, or to the Francisco Fire and Rescue Squad, Route 2, Westfield, N.C. 27053.
PFAFFTOWN -- Mrs. Elizabeth Louise S. Hager, 63, of Yadkinville Road, died Thursday, October 28, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born December 21, 1935 in Yadkin County to the late Roy and Opal Johnson Shore. She was a member of Brookstown United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by a daughter, Camilla Hage Booe. Surviving are a son, Randy D. (Lisa) Hager of Kernersville; two sisters, Estelle (the late Harold) Nance of Pfafftown and Edna (Gene) Miller of Dobson; two brothers, Lester (Thelma) Shore and Norman (Susan) all of Hamptonville; five grandchildren, Evan, Erik, and Erica Hager, Melonie Hager, and Tabitha Booe; and a special aunt, Daisy Shore. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Gentry Family Chapel conducted by Rev. Catherine Earley. Burial will be at St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Gentry Family Funeral Service on Highway 601 North of Yadkinville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church Building Fund.
DOBSON -- Mrs. Beatrice Johnson Hamlin, 68, of 1910 N.C. Highway 268, Dobson, N.C., wife of Mr. Crawley L. Hamlin, passed away early Thursday morning, October 28, 1999 at Hugh Chatham Nursing Center, Elkin, N.C. Mrs. Hamlin was born on September 13, 1931 in Surry County, daughter of the late Willie and Maude Stone Johnson. She was retired from Renfro Corp., was a VIP Blood Donor of the American Red Cross, active member of Copeland Home Extension Club, and a faithful member of Salem Baptist Church for over 50 years. Surviving are her husband, Mr. Crawley L. Hamlin of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and James Hardy of Dobson; one son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Robin Hamlin of Dobson; one granddaughter, Tiffany Hardy of Dobson; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Olin Snow of Dobson and Maudine and Herald York of Mt. Airy; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Henderson Johnson of Mt. Airy and Bill and Reecie Johnson of Dobson; and by special friends, Jimmy Hamlin of Dobson, Bob and Alma Wilmoth of Dobson, and Patsy Holcomb of Elkin. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hamlin was preceded in death by a sister, Ada Ellen Money and by one brother, Herbert Johnson. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 30, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Darrell Tate with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salem Baptist Church Building Fund, 174 Rockford Road, Dobson, N.C. 27107 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
PILOT MOUNTAIN -- James Carl Hill, 88, of 200 Jessup Grove Church Road, Pilot Mountain, N.C., died Wednesday, October 27, 1999 at Surry Community Nursing Home, Mount Airy, N.C. Mr. Hill was born in Surry County December 17, 1910 to Willie Preston and Maggie Jessup Hill. He was a retired carpenter. Surviving are his wife, Viola Jessup Hill of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Opal Hill of Pilot Mountain; and one grandson, Bryan Hill of Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Hill was preceded in death by two sisters, Lolene Hill and Virgie Hunter and by one brother, Lloyd Hill. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday morning, October 30, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at Hills Presbyterian Church by Pastor Erica Durham and Rev. Bob Mills. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Cox-Needham Funeral Home on Friday evening October 29, 1999 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at other times at the home of Mr. Hill's son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Opal Hill, Pilot Mountain. Memorials may be made in floral tribute or to the Cemetery Fund at Hills Presbyterian Church, c/o Billy Ray Joyce, Rt. 1, Box 499, Pilot Mountain, N.C. 27041.
YADKINVILLE -- Mrs. Annie Pearl Flynn Hutchens, 85, of Griffin Road, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999 at Hoots Memorial Hospital. She was born August 14, 1914 in Yadkin County. She was preceded in death by her husband Marshall C. Hutchens. Surviving are one son, Billy Hutchens of Yadkinville; two grandchildren, Renee Hutchens Branon of Yadkinville and Steve (Maryann) Hutchens of Yadkinville; and two great-grandchildren, Mackensie Branon and Marshall Hutchens. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at Shugharttown Baptist Church conducted by Rev. W.B. Brawley with burial in the church cemetery. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the family.
Ms. Sandra Jeanette Ford Phifer, known as ''Sister'', was born November 20, 1954 in Wilson, N.C. to Wiley Ford and Ethel Mae Phifer. She departed her life on October 24, 1999 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her father, Wiley Ford; a sister, Brenda Ford; a brother, Walter L. Ford; a sister-in-law, Margie Graham, of Lake City, S.C.; and a devoted husband and friend, Johnnie Graham. She leaves to mourn in her passing, her mother, Mrs. Ethel Mae Phifer, of the city; grandmother, Mrs. Mary McLaurin of Wilson, N.C.; three daughters, Angela S. Phifer, Areneatha A. Phifer, and Sandra P. Davis, all of the city; one son, Jerry L. Phifer; and one son-in-law, David W. Davis, both of the city; nine grandchildren, all of the city; four sisters, Betty Phifer, of the city, Sandra Phifer, of Miami, Fla., and Antonia Ford and Joyce Brown, both of Wilson, N.C.; two sisters-in-law Mrs. Young C. Ford of Radcliff, Ky. and Ernestine Graham of Baltimore, Md.; seven brothers, James (Vickie) Ford, William (Sandra) Ford, Perscell Phifer, and Buford Phifer, all of the city, Anthony L. Ford of Radcliff, Ky., Wayne Ford of Des Moines, Iowa, and Issac Ruffin, of New Haven, Conn.; two aunts, Mrs. Viola Ward and Zneza Bell, of Wilson; one uncle, Lawrence McLaurin of Atlanta, Ga.; eight nieces; 14 great nieces; 17 nephews; one great nephew; a devoted friend, Samuel L. Conrad, of the city; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. at Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert White officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home (thirty minutes prior to the service). Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of all services and arrangements.