Lexington - Mrs. Eva Rebecca Broadway 'Becky' Lashmit, 63, died May 1, 2000.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Timberlake Chapel at Piedmont Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Newark, N.J. - Mrs. Barbara Janette Blackwell McCloud, 52, died April 24, 2000, at Perkins Hospital in Paterson.
She was born in Newark, N.J., third daughter of six children, of Kaixer and Mary Lightner Blackwell, who both preceded her in death. She was educated at Newark's West Side High School and attended Rutgers University, graduating cum laude and received an art's degree in public administration. Among other accomplishments, she was a charter member of Delta Sigma Pi Sorority, Betha Rho Chapter #564. She was employed as an elementary school teacher until her illness.
Surviving are a son, Wallace Junior McCloud; a daughter, Sheri Mayes and her husband, Michael, of Summit, N.J.; two grandchildren, Bianca Chanel and Brielle Symone; four sisters, Mrs. Edward (Betty) Davis of High Point, Mrs. Randy (Elaine) Jones of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Bruce (Dorthea Shephard) Graham of Union, N.J. and Mrs. Harry (Betsy) Morgan of Atlanta; a brother, Arnold Blackwell of Newark; a father-in-law, Robert McCloud of Newark; an uncle, Councilman Aaron Lightner and his wife, Sarah, of High Point; an aunt, Mrs. Daisy Raphael, of High Point; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, among them, Debra Squirwell of High Point and Oren Lee Palmer Jr. and his wife, Gale, of Westbury, N.Y.; as well as children of Shannon and Mahaley Gripper; great nieces, great nephews; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and a special friend, Tina Dunmore, and numerous friends.
Funeral was held April 29, 2000, in Newark.
Whigham Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Lexington - Mrs. Barbara Ann Shoaf Rumfelt, 67, of 661 Arvil Hunt Road died at 6:57 p.m. May 1, 2000, at Lexington Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.
O'Fallon, Mo. - Mrs. Etelka Harris Bianco, 76, died May 7, 2000, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Clinton, S.C., a daughter of George G. and Eunice Harris, who both preceded her in death. She was a clerk-typist employed by the federal government in St. Louis for five years. She married John Bianco, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Cramer and her husband, Miles, of Chesterfield, and Paula Harvey and her husband, David, of Maryland Heights; two sisters, Ruby Andrews and Mary Davis, both of High Point, N.C.; and three granddaughters, Erin Stengel, Meghan Stengel and Elizabeth Harvey; a dear sister-in-law, aunt and friend.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1415 N. Main Street. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, in St. Louis. Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. today at Baue Funereal and Memorial Center.
Memorials may be directed to SSM Hospice, Attn.: Jeanette, c/o Development Office, 300 1st Capitol, St. Charles, Mo. 63301 or St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Barnabas Church, 1115 N. Main St., O'Fallon, Mo. 63366.
High Point - Everett Clarence 'Bud' Brown, 86, of SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation For The Triad, formerly of 1809 Whitehall St., died Sunday at the nursing home.
He was born July 13, 1913, in Guilford County, a son of Oscar and Savannah Cable Brown. He was a lifelong resident of High Point and retired from Sealtest Dairy. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. He received four Bronze Stars and the Victory Medal and was active in the invasion of Normandy. He was a member of the High Point Golf Association. He married the former Ruth Emery, who preceded him in death June 8, 1999.
Surviving are a son, Donald D. Brown of High Point; two daughters, Donna Maye Thornton of Goldsboro and Betty Jo Alexander of Thomasville; two brothers, Lee Brown of High Point and Cletus W. Brown of Mooresville; a sister, Annie Younger of Kernersville; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, by the Rev. Eric Peacock. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Lexington - Mrs. Eloise Hinshaw Burkhart, 77, of Becks Church Road died at 7:20 p.m. May 7, 2000, at Rowan Regional Memdical Center, Salisbury after declining health of 6 months.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Alliance Church. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.
Trinity - James Barry Butler, 68, of 5937 Dwight St. died May 7, 2000, at Community General Hospital in Thomasville.
He was born Aug. 3, 1931 in Griffin, Ga., a son of Abraham Bradshaw and Mary Gladys Freeman Butler, who preceded him in death. In 1954, he married Gwen Turner Butler, who survives of the residence. He was self-employed and a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in the Korean War.
Also surviving are five daughters, Teresa Broadstreet of Archdale, Vanessa Butler of Thomasville, Cathy Staton of Wallburg, Jimi Kay Hilton of High Point and Julie D'Andrea of Greensboro; two sons, Gregg Butler of Trinity and Tim Butler of High Point; a sister, Freddie Jones of Trinity; a half brother, David Butler of Atlanta; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Brian Powell. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
High Point - Mrs. Edith Hobson Cumby, 83, of 1905 Candelar Drive died May 8, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital after several months of declining health.
She was born Dec. 11, 1916, in Yadkin County, a daughter of William Robert and Minnie Carter Hobson. She was a resident of High Point since 1923. She received her education in the High Point City school system and attended Jones Business College. In 1949, she and her husband, Wade H. Cumby founded the Cumby Family Funeral Service, in which she served as secretary/treasurer. In 1957, she received her North Carolina funeral director's license, becoming the first female funeral director in the High Point area. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977.
She was a member of Emerywood Baptist Church, a former Sunday school teacher and a member of the Eastern Star. She also was active for many years in the American Business Women's Association; a former member of the Furniture Capital Chapter of which she was 'Woman of the Year' in 1960 and a charter member of the Golden Arch Charter Chapter, where she was 'Woman of the Year' in 1982.
Surviving are a son, James Cumby and his wife, Phyllis, of 4502 Dantzler Court; a daughter, Sue Brooks and her husband, Cy, of High Point; three grandsons, Andrew Cumby and Michael Cumby of High Point and Cy Brooks Jr. and his wife, Joni, of Statesville; and one great-grandson, Zachary Brooks.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, by the Rev. James E. Baucom and the Rev. Carroll M. Upton. Entombment will be in Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and other times at 1905 Candelar Drive.
Active and honorary pallbearers will be staff members of Cumby Family Funeral Service.
Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407 or the charity of the donor's choice.
James Goins Jr.
High Point - James 'Mike' Goins Jr., 43, of 701 Locust Place died May 7, 2000, at his residence of an apparent heart attack.
He was born in Greensboro, a son of James Lee and Betty Teague Goins. He was a resident of High Point for 28 years and was employed at Furnitureland South Inc. He was of the Pentecostal faith. His father preceded him in death in July 1999.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Davis Goins of the residence; a son, James Jamarrius Goins of the residence; two daughters, Mrs. Carhisha Monroe and her husband, Jerome, and Ms. Toshiba Davis, all of High Point; his mother of Greensboro; four grandchildren; a brother, Steve Goins; a special friend, Joanna Crawford of Greensboro; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Arlitha Davis of High Point; and several aunts, uncles, nieces nephews, cousins, other in-laws, and friends.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. at Pearson Memorial AME Church by the Rev. Eddie C. Hughes and the Rev. Floyd Headen. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens. Visitation will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church and other times at the residence.
Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sophia - Mrs. Phronico Clutter Green, 63, of 2171 Mill Pond Drive died May 7, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born March 5, 1937, in Centralia, W.VA., a daughter of Howard and Letha Tharp Clutter. She was a homemaker. She married Roy Clinton Green, who preceded her in death in 1993.
Surviving are two sons, Mitchell Green and James M. Green, both of Sophia; four sisters, Mrs. Eval Carter of Archdale, Mrs. Wanda Tonkin and Mrs. Connie Sweatt, both of Sophia, and Mrs. Rita Green of West Virginia; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale by the Rev. Royce Stone. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
High Point - Mrs. Lois McNeill Kennedy, 86, formerly of 1355 Oakmont View Road, died May 7, 2000, at Carolina Commons in Greensboro.
She was born July 9, 1913, in Randolph County, a daughter of George and Cordelia Chrisco McNeill. She retired from Indian Head Hosiery and was a member of Trinity Heights Wesleyan Church. On Oct. 28, 1928, she married Robert C. Kennedy, who preceded her in death Sept. 19, 1991. She also was preceded in death by her daughter. Barbara J. Kennedy Farlow Oct. 7, 1988.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Rhonda) Hill of Archdale and Ms. Sharon M. Stallings of Greensboro; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Heights Wesleyan Church by the Rev. James Capps. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Memorials may be directed to Trinity Heights Wesleyan Church, 5814 Surrett Drive, Archdale, N.C. 27263.