Lexington - Howard (Shorty) Roger Berrier, 87, died Oct. 1, 1999.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. today at Enterprise Moravian Church. Burial will follow at the church graveyard. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Trinity - Burley Lawrence Carpenter, 80, formerly of Lincolnton died Oct. 3, 1999, in the GrayBrier Nursing and Retirement Center.
He was born Dec. 17, 1918, in Lincoln County, son of Alfred and Maggie Carpenter. He retired from J.P. Stevens after more than 50 years.
He was a member of the Living Waters Pentecostal Holiness Church of Maiden and taught various Sunday school classes for more than 60 years. He served in the National Guard Calvary Unit in the 1930’s.
Surviving are one son, the Rev. Ronald D. Carpenter, pastor of First Pentecostal Holiness Church of High Point and wife, Brenda; two grandchildren, David and Kelly Carpenter; one sister, Edna Schronce; two sisters–in–law, Elizabeth Carpenter and Inez Cloininger. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Kenneth.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel of Lincolnton by the Rev. Michael Ainsworth and Rev. Thomas McGhee. Interment will be in Holly Brook Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Hwy. 321–150 Bypass Lincolnton, Tuesday from 3–4 p.m. Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale is in charge of local arrangements.
High Point - Howard Ledolphus Hancock, 83, a former resident of Old Thomasville Road, died Oct. 2, 1999, at Forsyth Medical Center following several years of declining health.
He was born in High Point on Aug. 11, 1916, the son of Dolphus and Bertha Parks Hancock, and step son of Georgia Hempfield Hancock. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded two Purple Hearts for being wounded while serving as security for Gen. George Patton during the European Campaign.
Surviving are two brothers, Sherman Hancock of High Point and Joseph Hancock of Bryson City; one sister, Merelene Southard of Seagrove; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Raymond Needham. The Randolph County Honor Guard will perform full military rites. Visitation will be at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home 7-9 tonight
High Point - Lenwood Ivery, 72, died Oct. 2, 1999.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Haizlip Funeral Home.
Supply - Mrs. Myra Napier Johnson, 62, of Barracuda Street, South West, Supply, formerly of High Point died Oct. 1, 1999, at her home.
She was born March 6, 1937, in High Point, the daughter of Perry S. and Mafa Simmons Napier. She was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in High Point. She was married to Gaston A. Johnson who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Julia Aldrich and husband, Michael, of Jonesboro, Ga., and Mrs. Myra Candace Murrow of Atlanta; one brother, Samuel P. Napier of Badin Lake; and one grandson, Jonathan Murrow.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Delia K. Higgins. Sechrest Funeral Home on E. Lexington Avenue is serving the family.
Memorials may be directed to St. Maryz’s Episcopal Church, 108 W. Farriss Avenue, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Thomasville - Romie Marsh, 76, died Oct. 2, 1999.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at J.C. Green and Sons Chapel. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Winston-Salem - Phillip Lynn Speaks, 53, of Winston–Salem, died Oct. 2, 1999, at Forsyth Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Forsyth County to Howard G. and Avelene Tise Speaks. He was a past employee of The High Point Enterprise and was preceded in death by a brother, Donald G. Speaks.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Betty Lou Pass of Clemmons; and one brother, Jerry W. Speaks of Winston–Salem.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and are being handled by Hayworth–Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
Lexington - Grady Carroll Spry, 77, died Oct. 1, 1999.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic Church. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Mrs. Ina Elizabeth Bowers Swicegood, 81, of Upper Lake Road died Oct. 2, 1999, in Community General Hospital.
She was born Oct. 14, 1917, in Davidson County, a daughter of Thomas Everett Bowers and Nettie Hedrick Bowers. She was a homemaker and a member of Emanuel Reformed United Church of Christ and the Young at Heart Sunday School Class.
On May 11, 1939, she married Eugene Howard Swicegood, who preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1975.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Wilbur E. (Brenda) Blackley of Thomasville; one son, Ronald E. Swicegood of Lexington; three sisters, Ms. Ann Christie, Mrs. Effie Black and Ms. Clarice Bowers, all of Thomasville; six grandchildren, Tim Robertson and Tammy Sink of Thomasville, Terri Henderson and Scott Swicegood of Lexington, Wendy Sawyer of Burlington and Mark Swicegood of New Haven, Conn.; and six great–grandchildren, Justin Sink and Haley Sink of Thomasville, Oliva Henderson of Lexington, Hannah Sawyer, Patrick Sawyer and Nicholas Sawyer of Burlington.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Emanuel Reformed United Church of Christ by the Rev. H. Warren Casiday. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will remain at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the home of Brenda Blackley, 1152 Kendall Mill Rd.
Memorials may be directed to Emanuel Reformed United Church of Christ, 128 Cedarland Drive, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Lauren Adams, Taylor Adams, Tyler Adams
Lexington - Lauren Yvonne, Taylor Don and Tyler Gary Adams, infant triplets of Gary Don and Yvonne Horn Adams of 1169 Remer-Regan Road died Oct. 2, 1999, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital in Winston-Salem.
They were born Oct. 2, 1999, in Forsyth County.
Surviving are their parents of the home; maternal grandparents, Sadie Ball, Jerry Kilcrease and Lamar and Pat Horn, all of Thomasville; paternal grandparents, Odine and Austine Adams of Thomasville; maternal great-grandfather, James Kilcrease of Thomasville; and paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Sally Burke of Commerce, Ga.
Graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Holly Hill Memorial Park by the Rev. John Wheless. Visitation will be at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Hillside Park Baptist Church, P.O. Box 543, Thomasville, N.C. 27361.
J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home, Thomasville, is in charge of arrangements.
Lexington - Bobby “Squeaky” Lee Brower, 67, of 203 Knollwood Ave. died at 3:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 1999, at the home of his sister after one year of declining health.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Asheboro - James Martin Dunn, 89, died Oct. 4, 1999.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Beaumont, Calif. - Kenneth Harrington, 65, died Sept. 30, 1999, at a hospital in Beaumont.
He was born May 24, 1934, in Guilford County, a son of James and Gladys Harrington. He was retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service and as a master sergeant. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Harrington; a brother, J.D. Harrington; and his parents.
Surviving are a daughter, Viva H. Jones; two sons, Melvin Harrington and Kenney Harrington; three grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary L. Robinson of Greensboro and Dahlia Tuggle of Jamestown.
Burial will be in West Hall Cemetery in Dalton, Ga.
Ponders Funeral Home, 501 N. Hamilton St., Dalton, is in charge of arrangements.
Lexington - Mrs. Lucille McDaniel Hedrick, 87, of Wrenn Road, died at 2:45 a.m. Oct. 4, 1999, at Centerclair Nursing Home.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.