High Point - Ms. Doris Laverne Tyson, 60, of 1392 Bailey Circle, formerly of 1108 Barbee Ave., died June 11, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital, where she had been a patient since June 5. She had been in declining health for one year.
She was born in High Point, a daughter of Harold Franklin Steed Sr. and Arlene Tyson, who preceded her in death. She graduated from William Penn High School, class of '57 and attended North Carolina A&T State University and received a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. She resided in Philadelphia for 20 years, where she was employed by the state of Pennsylvania in the welfare department. After returning to High Point in 1983, she began part-time employment at High Point University as checker and cashier. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a member of the Religion and Art Club. Fraternally, she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. Post 5574.
Surviving are a son, Lafayette Tyson of Nashville, Tenn.; five brothers, Harold F. Steed Jr. and his wife, Jean, of Cherryhill, N.Y., Johnny E. Steed and his wife, Curtina, of High Point, Leon Steed and his wife, Marilyn, of Bordentown, N.J., Michael Steed of Beverly, N.J., and Jeffery Steed of Edgewater Park, N.J.; three sisters, Ms. Catherine D. Steed of Willingboro, N.J., Ms. Deborah L. Steed of Riverside, N.J., and Ms. Deidra L. Steed of Washington, D.C.; two aunts, Mrs. Leslie Perry and Mrs. Ossie P. Harrison, both of Charlotte; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends, among them, Mrs. Norma Jean Gray, Mrs. Patricia Steed and Ms. Marie Littlejohn.
Funeral will be noon Thursday at First Baptist Church by the Rev. F.L. Andrews. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Wednesday and other times at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Steed, 1212 Guilford St.
Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Demitri Cortez Anderson, infant son of Toma Anderson and Lori Causey, died June 14, 2000, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel. Visitation will be 1 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Lexington - Ward Everhart, 82, of 505 Western Blvd. died at 11:07 p.m. June 13, 2000, at Lexington Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Denton - Doris Ann Lowery Grubb, 57, of 551 John Wright Road died June 13, 2000.
Graveside services will be private at Jackson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Jessie Willard Maness Sr., 81, died June 13, 2000, at Wesleyan Arms Inc. in High Point.
He was born Aug. 12, 1918, in Wadesboro, a son of Cassie and Hattie Lineberry Maness. He retired from Pickett Cotton Mill. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II in Rineland, Europe and Ardeenes. He received three Bronze Service Stars and the Purple Heart. He attended New Grace Baptist Church. On July 17, 1937, he married Carrie Faulkner, who survives of the Wesleyan Arms Inc. in High Point.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Limmie (Patsy) Grainger of Denton and Mrs. Don (Linda) Macke of 814 Georgia Ave.; two sons, Jessie W. 'Billy' Maness Jr. and his wife, Ella, of Joelton, Tenn., and Cassie L. 'Buddy' Maness and his wife, Jane, of Trinity; a sister, Mrs. Vera Burris of Wadesboro; two brothers, the Rev. Charles Maness of Wadesboro and Robert Maness of Norwood; two special sisters-in-law, Christian Williams and Daisy Mae James; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Family Funeral Care Chapel by the Rev. Ron Mason. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of his daughter, Linda Macke.
Lexington - Betty Lou Miller, 71, of S. Main St. died at 7:22 a.m. June 14, 2000, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
L. Moore III
Winston-Salem - Lewis Winfield 'Win' Moore III, 27, died June 13, 2000.
Celebration of life service will be 6:30 p.m. Friday at Grace Presbyterian Church, Kernersville. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be after the service at Jamestown United Methodist Church, Jamestown.
Sechrest Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Lexington - Joel Lee 'Joey' Williams, 57, of N.C. 150 South died at 5:48 a.m. June 14, 2000, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday in Sandy Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be at the residence.
Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Archdale - Robert L. Comer, 90, of 122 Lakeside Drive died June 15, 2000, at his residence.
Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, is in charge of arrangements.
Russell Cooper Sr.
Denton - Russell Greer Cooper Sr., 86, of Yates Road, formerly of Laurel Avenue, Lexington, died at 12:20 a.m. June 15, 2000, at Winston-Salem Rehabilitation Health Care after declining health of 10 years.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Winston-Salem - The Rev. James Thomas Hooker, died June 14, 2000, in High Point.
He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Mt. Airy, a son of Spencer B. and Etta Caudle Hooker, who both preceded him in death. He retired as a mechanic and was pastor of Bixby Church of the Living God. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Leroy Hooker and a stepdaughter, Virginia Harmon.
Surviving are his wife, Zelvia B. Hooker of the residence, 5472 Pineview Drive; a daughter, Pamela Hooker of Rural Hall; two sons, David Hooker and his fiancee', Debbie Piner, of High Point and Paul Hooker and his wife, Imelda, of Glendora, Calif.; a granddaughter; two grandsons; a great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Edna Ray Townsend of King, Mrs. Roseann Cummings of King and Mrs. Barbara Holden of Winston-Salem; and a special sister-in-law, Louise Hooker.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Vogler's Reynolda Road Chapel by Bishop Bobby Cranfill. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.
Asheboro - Arnold Franklin Ward, 87, formerly of 339 Thayer Road, Troy, died June 15, 2000, at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation for the Triad in Asheboro.
Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale is in charge of arrangements.
Annie Bell Bass
High Point - Annie Bell Thomas Bass, 68, of 1203 S. Downing St. died June 2, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Aug. 2, 1931, in Anderson, S.C., a daughter of Johnny Joe Alexander and Berthea Thomas and she was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lonnie Bass; and a son, Terry Lee Thomas Bass.
Surviving are four sons, Barry Joe Thomas, John Thomas and his wife, Sarah, Donnie Lee Thomas and his wife, Cynthia, all of High Point, and Bobby Ray Thomas and his wife, Wilma, of Greensboro; one daughter, Carrie Ann Thomas Brown of the home; 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Other relatives include four aunts, Mrs. Betty Lee Jones and Mrs. Mary Hill, both of Freeport, N.Y.; Mrs. Willie Mae Quick and Mrs. Nina M. Bacuem, both of High Point.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hargett-Gilmore Memorial Chapel by the Rev. John Mason. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial. Visitation will be 1:30-2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel and at other times at the home. Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.