Archdale - Mrs. Mae Etta Raby McIntyre, 90, of 1218 Bowen Drive died Oct. 15, 1999, at Graybrier Nursing Center.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Sechrest Chapel in Archdale. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Lexington - Mrs. Annie Belle Lopp Raper, 93, died Oct. 15, 1999.
She was preceded in death by the Rev. A.S. Raper.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Piedmont Funeral Home, Timberlake Chapel.
Charlotte - CHARLOTTE – Frank Thomas Springer, 66, died Oct. 13, 1999, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 5, 1933, in Stanly County and attended High Point College. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and retired from Prudential, where he was employed as an insurance representative.
Surviving are his wife, Pat Springer; his daughter, Dr. Lisa Springer; a son-in-law, Udo Robitsch; his mother, Flossie Austin Springer; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Jerry Poplin, and Vicka and Ted Conder; and five nieces, all of Charlotte. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Thomas Springer Sr.; his brother, Nevial Vann Springer; and his son, Bruce Thomas Springer.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at St. Luke United Methodist Church by the Rev. Virginia Forbes and the Rev. Stephen R. Combs. Burial will be in Sharon Memorial Park.
Memorials may be directed to St. Luke United Methodist Church, 2019 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28205 or to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. Seventh St., N.C. 28204.
Hankins & Whittington, Dilworth Chapel, 1111 East Blvd., is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Mrs. Ellen Hedrick Yates, 70, of 106 Lambeth Drive died Oct. 14, 1999, at her residence.
She was born July 1, 1929, in Davidson County, a daughter of Earlie Thomas and Leacie Louya Hedrick.
She was a former emloyee of Kayby Mills Inc. and was a retired employee with Thomasville Furniture Industries. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fair Grove Fire Department. She also was a charter member of Cedar Lodge Baptist Church, the Adult Bible Class and the Baptist Women. She was married to Thomas Aaron “Buck” Yates, who preceded er in death April 14, 1977. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Hedrick of Lexington.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Jim (Dianne) Hicks of Summerfield; three sons, Kirby Wayne Yates of Ramseur, Bradley Thomas Yates of Sophia and Fred Martin Yates of Thomasville; four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Hedrick Lanning of Camas, Wash., Mrs. Vera Fitzgerald of Tyro, Mrs. Alice Foster of Reeds and Mrs. Hazel Sides of Welcome; two brothers, John T. Hedrick and Richard Hedrick, both of Thomasville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four step-grandchilren; and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Cedar Lodge Baptist Church by the Rev. Roy Cantrell and the Rev. Steve Jarvis. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park. The body will be at J.C. Green & 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 residence.
Memorials may be directed to Cedar Lodge Baptist Church, 1305 Cedar Drive, Thomasville, N.C. 27360 or to Hospice of Davidson County, P.O. Box 1941, Lexington, N.C. 27292.
Charlotte - Pauline Elizabeth Saltz Conn, 78, of 4606 Spring Trace Drive, formerly of Archdale, died Oct. 16, 1999, at the University Hospital in Charlotte.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Sechrest Funeral Home in Archdale.
Lexington - Mr. Raymond Nelson Dawson, 73, of 1775 New Cut Road, died Oct. 15, 1999, at his home.
He was born May 8, 1926, in Surry County, a son of the late Winfred and Nellie Tate Dawson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in WWII. He was retired from Ingersol-Rand and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Patricia Hall Dawson, of the home; three sons, Nelson Ray Dawson of Thomasville, Bobby Dawson of Goosecreek, S.C. and Raymond Dawson of Randleman; four daughters, Diane Bennett of Anderson, S.C., Earline Holland of Asheboro, Sheilia Rosen of Pensacola, FL. and Irene Stuart of Graham, N.C.; six grandchildren; and seven brothers, Ted Dawson of Mount Airy, Kerry Dawson of Thomasville, Richard E. Dawson and Jack Dawson both of Cana, Va., Doug Dawson of High Point, Maynard Dawson of White Plains and Elmer Dawson of Claudville, Va.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with services conducted by Rev. Thurmond Smith. Burial will follow in the Willow Hill Moravian Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy
High Point - Willie B. Etheredge, 57, of West Avenue, departed this life Oct. 8, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital, after years of declining health.
He was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Saluda, S.C., a son of the late Wilbur and Annie B. Etheredge. He was a member of the United House of Prayer and worked at High Point College in maintenance.
Preceding him in death were two brothers and three sisters; and his wife, Mary Esther Etheredge.
Surviving are Willie B. Etheredge, Jr. of High Point; one daughter, Rosemary Etheredge of the home; one special nephew, Henry Lee Etheredge of High Point; one great-neice, Latisha E. Eleby of High Point; and a host of relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held 3:30 p.m. at Hoover’s Funeral Home Chapel.
Hoover’s Funeral Home is in charge of final arrangements.
Asheboro - William McLelland Miller, 79, of 914 Cliff Road died Oct. 16, 1999, at Randolph Hospital, after an extended illness.
He was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Statesville, a son of the late Walter McEwen and Mary Lee McLelland Miller. He was a graduate of Statesville High School and Mitchell College in Statesville. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in Ireland, England, France and Belgium. He worked for Klopman Mills/Burlington Industries for 43 years in Mooresville, Statesville, Covington, Va., and Asheboro. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Asheboro, for more than 50 years, serving as Deacon and Elder. He was a former member of Asheboro Kiwanis Club and enjoyed golfing, fishing, bridge and woodworking.
Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Jane Edmiston Miller; one son, David Edmiston Miller and wife, Glenda of High Point; one daughter, Ruth Miller Pugh and husband, Doug, of Asheboro; five grandchildren, Virginia Miller, Matthew Miller, Katheryn Pugh, John Pugh and Sarah Jane Pugh. A sister, Helen Miller Payne, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, Asheboro with Rev. Russ Ward and Rev. Bill Leist officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m Monday at Prospect Presbyterian Cemetery, Mooresville, N.C. Visitation with the family will be in the First Presbyterian Church Parlor, Asheboro, following the memorial service or at the home, 914 Cliff Road, Asheboro.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund, 420 West Walker Avenue, Asheboro, N.C. 27203 or Prospect Church Cemetery Fund, 9425 West N.C. Highway 152, Mooresville, N.C. 28115.
Cavin Funeral Home, Mooresville, is in charge of arrangements.
High Point - Annie Workman Owens, 81, of 1417 Madison Street, died Oct. 15, 1999, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 1, 1918, in York County, S.C., the daughter of Frank Willard and Sallie Swett Workman. She had lived most of her life in High Point and had retired from Ragan Knitting of Thomasville in 1982. She was a member of Southgate Baptist Church in Thomasville. She was married to James “Greasy” Grissom, who preceded her in death in 1971. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Gary Grissom and Harold Owens and a sister, Frances Maness.
Surviving are a daughter, Jacqueline Grissom Maness Hill of the home; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and eight step-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Sechrest Chapel on E. Lexington Avenue by Rev. Allen Brown. Burial will be at Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Maness, Timmy Maness, Tony Grissom, Scott Anders, Greg Owens and Jeff Owens.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Trinity - Ben Dewey Bullard, 71, of 4909 Colonial Circle died Oct. 17, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Salemburg, N.C., a son of James Dewey and Madge Mays Bullard. He had been a resident of Trinity since 1966 and was retired from Thomas Manufacture Co. where he served as a quality control supervisor. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, was a former school teacher at Trinity Junior High School and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and the Walt Marsh Sunday School Class. A mason, he was a member of the Bush Hill Lodge #732. On Nov. 21, 1953, he was married to Ruth McReynolds, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Don (Sheila) Cruthis of Greensboro and Mrs. Donna Anderson of Thomasville; one brother, Mack W. Bullard of Cristfield, Md.; four grandchildren, Steven Brian and Andrew Scott Moore, Michael Logan and Megan Elizabeth Cruthis.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Trinity Baptist Church by the Rev. Kenneth R. Evans. Visitation will be after the service.
Memorials may be directed to Trinity Baptist Church, 6499 N.C. 62, Trinity, N.C. 27370.
Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale is in charge of arrangements.
Lexington - Mrs. Flora Dell Graham Byrd, 81, died Oct. 17, 1999.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 10-11 a.m.
Trinity - Mrs. Ida Edwards Evans, 68, of The Graybrier Nursing and Retirement Center died Oct. 16, 1999.
She was born in High Point on July 4, 1931, the daughter of John Charles and Mary Ella Merritt Edwards. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Evans, who died in 1998; two sisters, Margaret Kennedy and Mary Mosteller; and her parents.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Chris “Gayle” Osborn of St. Charles, Ill.; one son, James Bobby Williams Jr. of High Point; two sisters, Mrs. Vance “Gladys” Walton of Archdale and Mrs. Don “Gertrude” Foster of High Point; two brothers, Joseph Charles Edwards of High Point and John Dale Edwards of Hickory; one grandson, James Bobby Williams III of Chapel Hill.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cumby Family Funeral Service of High Point by the Rev. Ron Mason. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of Mrs. Gladys Walton, 4634 Huff Road, Archdale.