High Point - Mrs. Florence T. Fine Ehrman, 69, of 1606 Maryfield Court died April 8, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Feb. 20, 1931 in Troy, N.Y., a daughter of Julius and Rosa Lee Nathan Fine. She was a lifelong resident of High Point. She attended the University of Alabama and was vice president of the family owned business, the High Point National Furniture Mart. She was a member of B'Nai Israel Synagogue.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Sherrie Ehrman Yarborough of High Point; two sons, Michael A. Ehrman of Los Angeles, Calif. and Robert C. Hacker of High Point; and five grandchildren, Ken and Hailee Yarborough, and Michael, Brian and Sarah Ehrman.
Graveside service will be 3 p.m. today in the Hebrew Cemetery on old U.S. 311, by Rabbi Jerome Fox. Visitation will be at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Sherrie and Thad Yarborough, 701-A Oakview Road.
Memorials may be directed to High Point Kidney Center, 1900 Westchester Dr., High Point, N.C. 27262 or to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Main St., High Point, N.C. 27262.
Sechrest Funeral Service, High Point, is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Miss Ada Mae Smith, 91, of Graybrier Nursing Home and Retirement Center, and formerly of Fisher Ferry Street, died April 8, 2000 at the nursing center.
Miss Smith was born June 19, 1908 in Randolph County, the daughter of E.Z. and Molly Hilton Smith. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She retired from the Jewell Cotton Mill with over 48 years of service and she was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home, Thomasville.
Asheboro - Miss Mary Frances Owen, 69, died April 8, 2000.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Oakwood Park Baptist Church. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Ridge Funeral Home.
Roy Watts Jr.
Kernersville - Mr. Roy Hampton Watts Jr., 71, of 812 Birch Lane, Apt. 3-B, died April 7, 2000 at Forsyth Medical Center.
Mr. Watts was born in Guilford County, a son of the late Roy H. and Cleo Helsabeck Watts. He was a retiree of the Pony Express Inc., a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Oscar Joyner VFW Post 5352. He was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are his wife, Margie Deviney Watts of the home; a daughter, Susan Embler of Seven Lakes, N.C.; four sons, Roy H. Watts III of Trinity, N.C., Randall Watts of Camden, S.C., Richard Watts of Norfolk, Va. and Alan Watts of Lexington, N.C.; two sisters, Julia Bowen of High Point and Linda Stamey of Pinehurst; and seven grandchildren.
He will be missed by his constant companion - 'Little Onnie'.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Floral Gardens Cemetery, High Point. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Hayworth Miller Cain Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to the VFW Post 5352, 612 Edgewood St., Kernersville, N.C. 27284.
Thomasville - Mrs. Ruthie Love Brewer, 68, of 34 Kirk St. died April 9, 2000, at her residence.
She was born March 13, 1932, in Haywood County, a daughter of Ernest W. and Eva Miller Love who preceded her in death. She was a resident of this area the greater part of her life. She was last employed with Cranfords Cafeteria. She was a member of Hillside Park Baptist Church and a member of the David Jarrett Adult #2 Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Brewer.
Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Harlie Douglas Brewer of the residence; a daughter, Janice Sumner of High Point; a son, Doug Brewer of the residence; three sisters, Mrs. Anne Lovell Pellish of Greensboro, Mrs. Joy Love Butler of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Mrs. Richard (Carol) Broadway of Linwood; a brother, Stewart M. Love of Asheboro; two grandchildren, Wendy Sumner of Charlotte and Bruce Sumner and his wife, Sheila, of Lexington; and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Nicole Sumner.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel by the Rev. John Wheeles. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
Leamon Cain Sr.
Lexington - Leamon Doyle Cain Sr., 90, of SunBridge Nursing Home, formerly of Hege Drive, died at 9 p.m. at the nursing home after declining health of several months.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Thomasville - Michael Dean Clinard, 50, of Dillon St. died April 9, 2000, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital in Wiston-Salem.
He was born Jan. 1, 1950, a son of Clyde T. and Mariam Hightower Clinard. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Vietnam War. He was a former employee of Thomasville and High Point Police Departments and a retired administrative assistant with the High Point National Guard. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled Veterans of America and High Point American Legion. He was a member of West End Untied Methodist Church. On June 20, 1971, he married Barbara Crump, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Wayne (Michelle Clinnard) Porter of Thomasville; his parents of 222 Tom Hedrick Road; a grandson, Harley Porter; two brothers, lonnie Clinard and his wife, Lana, and Phil Clinard and his wife, Patty, both of Thomasville; and nieces and nephews, David Clinard, Shannon Clinard, Leighanna Clinard and John Clinard.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at West End United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gregory B. Gordon. Entombment will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Mausoluem. The body will be at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until the hour of service. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and other times at the residence of the parents.
Memorials may be directed to West End United Methodist Church, 600 Lexington Ave., Thomasville, N.C. 27360 or to the American Cancer Society, 1114 Magnolia St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401.
Greensboro - Mrs. Betty Jane Price Clonts, 62, of 2314 N. Church St. died April 7, 2000.
She was born May 20, 1937, in Guilford County, a daughter of Gilbert Burton and Anna A. Alexander Price. She was employed by Greensboro Urban Ministries and was of the Holiness faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Susie Pierce and her husband, George, of Asheboro and Myra Osborne and her husband, Tommy, of High Point; a son, Michael Clonts of High Point; two brothers, George Price and Ray Price, both of High Point; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Sechrest Chapel, Archdale, by the Rev. Billy Carey and the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery.
High Point - Mrs. Opal Edmonds Goude, 87, of 630 Westwood Ave. died April 8, 2000, at Wesleyan Arms Nursing Center.
She was born Jan. 5, 1913, in Surry County, a daughter of James and Lucy Simpson Edmonds. She was a resident of High Point most of her life and was a retired employee of Crown Hosiery Mill, where she worked for over 40 years. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, faithful church member of Green Street Baptist Church and a faithful member of the Evelyn Ward's Sunday School Class. She was married to Jeffrey A. Goude Sr., who preceded her in death April 25, 1991.
Surviving are a son, Walter Lee Travis Jr. of High Point; a daughter, Mrs. Jacqueline Nunn of High Point; a granddaughter, Mrs. Vicki Hollingsworth; her husband, Randy, of High Point; two great-grandchildren, Jeff Hollingsworth and Jennifer Hollingsworth, both of High Point; and two sisters, Mrs. John (Mamie) Chilton of High Point and Mrs. Robert (Ruby) Gill of Georgia.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Gene A. Phillips. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be directed to the General Fund of Green Street Baptist Church, 303 N. Rotary Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Lexington - Norman Dale 'Boogie' Lohr, 35, of 202 Druid Hill Drive died April 7, 2000, at his residence after an extended illness.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
High Point - Keith Maurice Long, 33, of 243-Q North Point Ave. died April 9, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital, where he had been a patient four weeks.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Haizlip Funeral Home.