Linwood - Mrs. Dorothy Mae 'Dot' Moore Kennedy, 81, of 8777 Old Salisbury Road died April 5, 2000.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Smith Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at Piedmont Funeral Home and other times at the home.
High Point - Leo J. Mortimer, 84, died April 5, 2000, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home.
High Point - Mrs. Jean Carr Neff, 89, died April 4, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born in West Mifflin, Pa., a daughter of William E. and Elizabeth Lumsden Carr, who preceded her in death. She earned degrees at Slippery Rock University, Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh. She was an elementary school teacher until her marriage to Dr. William H. Neff. At that time, she moved to Indianapolis, Ind., where her husband was general superintendent of Pilgrim Holiness Church, now Wesleyan Church.
After her husband's retirement, she and her husband moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where she became a reading specialist in the Broward County Schools. In 1979, after her husband's death, she moved to Wesleyan Arms Retirement Center. She was a member of Wesleyan Church and vitally interested in all aspects of the church's work. Along with her husband, many trips were made to various mission fields and she never lost her zeal for church work. Being an educator, she also was an advocate for and supporter of higher education, especially in the Wesleyan Church. Three student scholarships have been set up in Wesleyan Education at SWU in Central S.C.; IWU in Marion, Indiana; Bartlesville Wesleyan College, Barttlesville, Okla; and Phillippians Island Wesleyan Bible College.
Surviving are many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Private graveside service will be Saturday in Mononghela Cemetery, North Braddock, Pa.
Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, is in charge of arrangements
Thomasville - Raymond Earl Patrick, 79, of Beverly Healthcare and Rehab Center died April 5, 2000, at Community General Hospital.
He was born April 14, 1920, in Fayette County, W. Va., a son of Charles and Clara Gregory Patrick, who preceded him in death. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II and retired from Ingram Plywood Inc. in Louisiana. He was of the Baptist faith. He was married to the former Ann Taylor, who preceded him in death. He was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.
Surviving are three sisters, Juanita Gourley of Denton, Dolly Worley and Penny Patrick, both of Ohio; five sisters-in-law, Pauline Taylor of High Point, Buffy Ciavarelli of Clarimont, Calif., Doris Moore of Trinity, Lillian Johnson of Tacoma, Wash., and Mary Myers of Midway; two special nieces, Beverly Davis and Madison Ann Beeson, both of Trinity; and several other nieces and nephews.
Graveside service with military honors will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Lonnie Wymer. Visitation will be 9:45 until the hour of service Saturday at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Randleman - Lee Arnold Petty, 86, of 307 Branson Mill Road died April 5, 2000, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.
He was a native of Guilford County and a retired stock car driver.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Toomes Petty of Randleman; two sons, Richard Petty and Maurice Petty, both of Randleman; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Julie Petty.
Graveside service will be private.
Memorials may be directed to Level Cross United Methodist Church Building Fund, 10142 U.S.220 Bus. N., Randleman, N.C. 27317.
Pugh Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.
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Thomasville - Charlie McClain Prevatte Jr., 67, of 100 N. Peace St., formerly of High Point, died April 4, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born April 16, 1932, in Richmond County, a son of Charlie and Rebecca Driggers Prevatte. He was employed at Grove Manufacturing Co. in Conway, S.C., and was a member of Hope Chapel Baptist Church. In 1962, he was married to the former Edna Gilliand, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a son, Steve Prevatte and his wife, Kim, of Thomasville; and three grandchildren, Samantha Prevatte, Thomas Prevatte and Amber Prevatte.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Joseph Bare, the Rev. Mitchell Owenby and the Rev. Charles Loman. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Sophia - Duke C. Brown, 62, of 4127 Level Plains Road died April 5, 2000, at his residence.
He was born May 25, 1937, in Durham County, a son of Shirley E. Brown. He was owner and operator of Brown's Service Station Supplies, retiring in 1999. He was a U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Reserve veteran. He was a member of Springfield Friends Meeting. On Nov. 6, 1957, he married the former Fern Beck, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are two daughters, Linda Brown Johnson and her husband, Steve, of Rutherford College and Lisa Brown Hunsucker and her husband, Jeff, of Trinity; three grandchildren, Ashley Guffy, Heather Hunsucker and Elizabeth Hunsucker; and two stepgrandchildren, Ben and Chris Johnson.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Wynot Cemetery in Randolph County by the Rev. Wallace Sills. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Service, Archdale.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, 111-D Pomana Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.
Fort Mill, S.C. - Leon B. Cook, 68, died April 5, 2000, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.
He was born July 9, 1931, in Davidson County, N.C., a son of Julius Van and Metta Loftin Cook, who preceded him in death. He was owner and operator of L.B. Cook Tile Co. in Charlotte.
Surviving are his wife, Susan Snider Cook, of Fort Mill; a daughter, Glenda Outen and her husband, Don; a son, Leon 'Randy' Cook and his wife, Sharon; two grandsons, Chris Outen and John Paul Outen; and two brothers, Jason Cook and Dwight Cook, all of Charlotte.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McEwen Funeral Service, Pineville Chapel, 10500 Park Road, Pineville, N.C. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Alleghany United Methodist Church Cemetery, Denton, N.C. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Seagrove - Mrs. Ellen P. Cox, 73, died April 6, 2000.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Archdale - Mrs. Millie Esther Sink Farlow, 87, formerly of 3611 Luck Drive died April 5, 2000, at GrayBrier Nursing and Retirement Center.
She was born April 14, 1912, in Guilford County, a daughter of Allen Luther and Mattie Cranford Sink. She was a high school graduate from Greensboro Bible School in Greensboro and retired from the Randolph County School System. She was a charter member of Archdale Wesleyan Church. She was a Sunday school teacher and church organist for many years. She also was a member of the Flower Club in her community. On Dec. 24, 1931, she married Thomas Allen Farlow, who preceded her in death in 1995. She also was preceded in death by a brother, James F. Sink; a half brother, Harvey Sink; a half sister, Mattie Sink Fleming; and a beloved daughter-in-law, Shirley Farlow.
Surviving are three daughters, Louise Wall and her husband, Lyndon, of Kernersville, Doris Lilly and her husband, Walter, of Sophia and Phyllis Lowdermilk and her husband, Roy, of Randleman; two sons, Donald R. Farlow and his wife, Peggy, of High Point and William A. Farlow of High Point; a sister, Ruth Mishoe of High Point; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and eight stepgrandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Archdale Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Dale Johnston, the Rev. Richard Grindstaff Sr., and the Rev. James L. Denny. Burial will be in Marlboro Friends Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Memorials may be directed to Archdale Wesleyan Church, 308 Hattie St., Archdale, N.C. 27263.
High Point - Mrs. Darley Womack Fields, 63, of 1098 N. Clodfelter Road died April 5, 2000, at her residence.
She was born May 9, 1936, a daughter of Alonza N. and Mary Wilson Womack. She retired from Sara Lee Hosiery and attended Wallburg Baptist Church. She was married to Clyde Lee Fields, who preceded her in death in 1995. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who will stay in our hearts forever. May she rest in peace and have an everlasting life with God, the angels and her husband in heaven. We will miss her.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ivia Oldham and her husband, Ken, of Huntsville, Ala., and Mrs. Kim Wood and her husband, Mark, of Thomasville; her mother, Mrs.. Mary W. Hartsoe of Winston-Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Jackie Bennett and her husband, Roy, of Rutherford and Mrs. Lois Scofield and her husband, Lee, of Florida; three grandchildren, Kandy Oldham of Huntsville, Melanie and Melissa Wood of Thomasville.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Chuck Garner and the Rev. J. Max Evington. Visitation will be at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Eden - Mrs. Alpha Lucinda Griffith, 84, formerly of Moir St. died April 6, 2000, at Morehead Nursing Center.
She was born in Woolwine, Va. She was a member of Dan River Wesleyan Church. She was a former employee of Fieldcrest Mills, a nurse's aide for Morehead Hospital and a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, I.O. 'Pappy' Griffith of the residence; a daughter, Jean Wagoner and her husband, David, of High Point; three sons, Jimmy Griffith of Eden, Steve Griffith and his wife, Becky, of Morehead City and Sam Griffith and his wife, Teresa, of Eden; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; five sisters, Doris B. Odell, Bettie B. Yeatts and Alberta B. Carroll, all of Eden, Jossie B. Montgomery of Advance and Geneva B. Pike of Richmond, Va.; and a brother, John C. Brammer of Elon College.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Ridgeview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
High Point - Mrs. Barbara Josephine Raas Lechelt, 87, of 3507 Bentbrook Drive died April 5, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Nov. 20, 1912, in Germany. She had been a resident of High Point since 1992.
Surviving are a daughter with whom she made her home, Mrs. Gus (Ursula) Martin; and two grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Sechrest Chapel, High Point, by the Rev. Melvin B. Anderson. Visitation will be after the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to American Heart Association, 111-D Pomona Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.