Shade Joines Jr.
Asheboro - Shade Rufus Joines Jr., 90, of 3075 Old N.C. 13, formerly of High Point, died Oct. 18, 1999, at Randolph Hospital.
He was born May 1, 1909, in Wilkes County, a son of Shade Rufus and Mary Taylor Joines. He was employed by the city of High Point as superintendent of the Westside Treatment Plant, retiring in 1976. He was a member of Green Street Baptist Church. On Dec. 27, 1932, he married the former Clara Belle Heatherly, who preceded him in death Aug. 16, 1987.
Surviving are a son, Shade Rufus “Buddy” Joines III and his wife, Sandra, of Asheboro; a brother, Paul Houston Joines Sr. of High Point; and two grandsons, Jason Joines and Jeffrey Joines.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Terry Kersey. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Service, 120 Trindale Road, Archdale.
High Point - Miss Jane “Libby” Peatross, 68, of 1214 Watermark Court died Oct. 19, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital after declining health since June.
She was born Dec. 12, 1930, in High Point, a daughter of Charles B. and Rhoda Duggins Peatross. A resident of High Point all her life, she was a faithful employee of Box-Board Products Inc. for 25 years, retiring in 1993.
Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Mary Peatross Kirby and her husband, Bill, of High Point and two brothers, Browda B. Peatross and his wife, Louise, and Edwin Peatross and his wife, Tomiko, all of High Point.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. John C. Fitzgerald. The body will be at Sechrest Funeral Home, E. Lexington Ave. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of one’s choice.
LATTA - Raiford Powers, 65, died Oct. 18, 1999, at St. Eugene Medical Center.
He was born July 27, 1934, in Dillon County, a son of Dewey and Elberta Lee Powers. He retired from Dixiana Mill and was a member of Little Bless Holiness Church.
Surviving are his parents of Trinity, N.C.; his wife, Shirley Cook Powers of Latta; three sons, Raiford Franklin Powers of West Palm Beach, Fla., Roger Dale Powers and Tonny Allen Powers of Latta; a daughter, Gloria Jean Cogswell of Latta; five brothers, M.B. Powers and Woodrow Powers of Trinity, James Powers of Thomasville, N.C., Lonnie Powers of Mullins and Dean Powers of Thomasville; and six sisters, Ruth Alder of High Point, N.C., Margaret Byrd of Darlington, Shirley Willis of Lexington, N.C., Betty Boots of Trinity, Myrtle Lee Turner and Delmar Robinson of Thomasville. He was preceded in death by his son, Tyrone Ray Powers; a sister, Geraldine Thompson; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Little Bless Holiness Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Cooper Funeral Home.
High Point - Mrs. Helen Lucille Henderson Wright, 80, of 522 Clover Drive died Oct. 19, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Guilford County, a daughter of John Cletus and Beulah Jenkins Henderson. She had lived her entire life in this area. She was a graduate of High Point High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society and the orchestra. She retired from White Star in Thomasville, where she served as the store manager for numerous years. She was a member of First Reformed United Church of Christ. She was very active in her church. She played the piano for 64 years in various classes. She was a member of the Christian Endeavor, the church choir and served as financial secretary of the church. She also taught various children’s classes for 49 years, held offices in various groups of the church, was a member of the Prayer Chain and was a Miss High Point contestant in the 1930s. On Dec. 7, 1940, she married Claude Wright Jr., who preceded her in death Oct. 20, 1960.
Surviving are a daughter, Ms. Ann Wright of the home; three sons, Travis Eugene Wright and his wife, Rene, of the home, William Howard Wright of Mineral Bluff, Ga., and Bobby Lee Wright of High Point; six grandchildren, William Wright Jr., Kevin Wright, Travis Wright II, Shannon Wright, Melanie Cheresnowsky and Brian Cheresnowsky; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Reformed United Church of Christ by the Rev. Donald Stevenson and the Rev. Winston “Bud” Hill. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The body will be at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home in Thomasville and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to First Reformed United Church of Christ, 901 English Road, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Walter Chapman Sr.
High Point - Walter Clifton Chapman Sr., 43, of 1423 Madison St. died Oct. 17, 1999, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 5, 1956, in High Point, a son of Walter and Hattie Mae Harper Chapman. He was a grip supervisor at Omega Studio. He finished the 12th grade and served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his mother; his grandmother, Ola Mae Chapman; and his grandfathers, Andrew Chapman and William “Will” Harper.
Surviving are his fiancee, Linda Leonard; the mother of his children, Lavonne Evans Chapman; a son, Walter Clifton Chapman Sr.; two daughters, Miss Terita L. Chapman and Ms. Nettasha Chapman Western; his parents; five brothers, Charles E. Chapman, Lorenzo Chapman Sr., Rickey E. Chapman, Ken A. Chapman and Walter “Tap” Franklin; a brother-in-law, George Sadler; three special brothers, Larry Dowd, Kelly Jones and James McQueen; four sisters, Mary A. Chapman, Christa Chapman Sadler, Laura J. Chapman, Gloria Jean Paige; a special friend, Helen Harriston; three grandchildren, Billy K. Brown IV, Walter Clifton “Trey” Chapman III and Kalil Montre Barrino; three nieces, D’Angela Lockhart, Roxanna Chapman and Delila Chapman; six nephews, Curtez Chapman, Ken Young, Lorenzo Chapman Jr., Patrick Hill, Jalen Sadler and Juwan Sadler; four great-nephews, Tyler Taylor, Justus Eaves, Courtland Watts and Deontae Davis; and a host of other cousins, aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Missionary Church by the Rev. J.W. Flake. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park. Visitation will be 1:30-2 p.m. Saturday at the church and other times at the residence.
Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
High Point - Mrs. Edith Moray Rogers Cranford, 83, of High Point Care Center, formerly of 3406 E. Kivett Drive, died Oct. 21, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Randolph County, a daughter of Edward and Sarah Hinshaw Rogers. She retired from Slane Hosiery Co. and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 10 years. She was married to Charlie Cranford, who preceded her in death in December 1995.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Eugene Cranford of Archdale and Roger Dale Cranford of High Point; four daughter, Mrs. Claude (Sarah) Lovette of High Point, Mrs. Bobby (Peggy) McDaniel and Mrs. Eugene (Mary Ruth) King, both of Archdale, and Ms. Patsy Greene of Hartford, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy Murphy of Kernersville; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Sarah Lovette, 1213 Elon Place, High Point.
High Point - Clarence Arnel Hustrulid, 80, of the Presbyterian Home, Apt. 91, died Oct. 20, 1999, at the nursing home.
He was born April 15, 1919, in Beresford, S.D., a son of Eddie and Ola Fina Rasmussen Hustrulid. He had been a resident of High Point since 1953. He was educated in South Dakota, a graduate of South Dakota State and earned a master’s degree in agriculture. He also graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Warton with a master’s degree in business and received his CPA degree.
His military service included ROTC at South Dakota State Officer’s Training School at Fort Benning, Ga., and he was stationed at Camp Wheeler, Ga. As a captain in the U.S. Army during World War II, he was engaged in the Battle of the Bulge and was later captured and held prisoner of war in Germany. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart.
After his military career ended, he served on the faculty of South Dakota State, where he implemented a job training program to benefit farmers in the state of South Dakota. He was a member of High Point SCORE, the High Point Jaycees and the Toastmasters Club. He served on the board of directors of High Point and Willow Creek country clubs and was secretary and treasurer of High Point Chemical Corp. He also was a member of the Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Virginia Bradshaw Hustrulid of the home; one daughter, Jane Ann Hustrulid of Charlotte; one son, Clarence A. Hustrulid Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Judyth E. Hustrulid of High Point; two grandchildren, Anna McRae Hustrulid and Tyler Davis Hustrulid; and two sisters, Mrs. Darlene Josten and Mrs. Alberta Johnson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church by Dr. Richard J. Crowder. Entombment will be in Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum, 6000 High Point Road. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Service, E. Lexington Avenue.
Memorials may be directed to the Presbyterian Home, 201 Greensboro Road, High Point, N.C. 27260 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
High Point - Mrs. Eva Spears Moorefield, 86, died Oct. 20, 1999, at her residence.
She was born July 7, 1913, in Marlboro County, S.C., a daughter of Henry Brantley and Hannah Jane Gibson Spears. She had been a resident of High Point since 1929 and attended Sacred Heart Academy at Belmont Abbey. She was previously employed at High Point University by Aramark. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by one sister, four brothers and a grandson, Christopher Wayne Hampton, on December 31, 1995. On Oct. 26, 1934, she married Harry Lee Moorefield, who preceded her in death July 8, 1976.
Surviving are one daughter, Ms. Judith Moorefield Hampton of Greensboro; two grandchildren, Deborah Hampton Bird of Lansdale, Pa., and William Penn “Jim” Martin of Mt. Shasta, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Nitya Prem Kurtak of Tuson, Ariz., Corbin Christopher Bird and Griffin Hampton Bird, both of Lansdale; two nieces; and two nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church by Father John J. Kelly OSFS. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park. A prayer service will be held at 7 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 E. Lexington Ave., followed by visitation until 8:30 p.m.
Being that Mrs. Moorefield’s favorite color was purple, those who would choose to honor her by wearing the color purple to the services are encouraged to do so. Memorials may be directed to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Capital Campaign, 605 Barbee Ave., High Point, N.C. 27262 or to High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point, N.C. 27262.
Asheboro - Mrs. Faye Stella Patterson Smith, 86, of 1561 Sunset Ave., died Oct. 20, 1999, at her home.
She was a daughter of Clyde and Mae Lineberry Patterson. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ralph and a son, Tony Martin Smith. A Randolph County native, she retired from Bossong Hosiery Mill. She was a member of Asheboro United Church of Christ and the Friendly Sunday school class.
Surviving are a daughter, Carol Faye Smith of the home; a son, William Donald Smith of Asheboro; two sisters, Margaret P. Harkey and Bertha P. Burkhead, both of Asheboro; two grandchildren, William Donald Smith Jr. of Hampstead and Lynn Smith Covington of Pilot Mountain; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Asheboro United Church of Christ by the Rev. Nathan King. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Pugh Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Asheboro United Church of Christ, 801 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, N.C., 27203 or to Center of Living, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, N.C. 27204-0009.
High Point - Mrs. Geraldine Zimmerman Southard, 74, of 2205 Timberlake Drive died Oct. 20, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Jan. 11, 1925, in Northampton, Pa., a daughter of Russell E. and Iva Koehler Zimmerman. She was married to Fletcher N. Southard, who preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church in Liberty.
Surviving are two daughters, Harriett Buchman of Archdale and Beverly Buchman of High Point; one son, Wayne Buchman of Pottstown, Pa.; one stepson, David Ramsey of Schenksville, Pa.; two sisters, Mae Ferrell of Allentown, Pa., and Joan Bartholomew of Mertztown, Pa.; four brothers, Lloyd Zimmerman of Pennsburg, Pa., Kenneth Zimmerman of Walnutport, Pa., Gerald Zimmerman of Greenlane, Pa. and Larry Zimmerman of East Greenville, Pa. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Zimmerman.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Liberty Grove Methodist Church. There will be no visitation.
Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point is in charge of arrangements.
Thomasville - Mrs. Viola Hepler Cody Turner, 87, of 201 Wray Acres Lane went to be with Jesus Oct. 21, 1999, at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation of Lexington.
She was born April 3, 1912, in Randolph County, a daughter of Ben Lee and Allie Kennedy Hepler. She was a homemaker and a member of Canaan United Methodist Church. She attended Liberty Baptist Church after moving to Thomasville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charlie Lee Cody, in 1960 and her second husband, Dalton Wall Turner, in 1989. She also was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph Hepler and Billy Cody.
Surviving are a son, C.L. Cody of Franklin; a daughter, Earlene Wray of Thomasville; three stepdaughters, Dora Pierce, Kathleen Edwards and Betty Floyd, all of Thomasville; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchilldren; and three sisters, Maggie Jane Sink, Annie Lee Hughes and Ollie Satterfield, all of Thomasville.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Liberty Baptist Church by Dr. Peter Hamilton and Dr. Randy Stewart. Burial will be in Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the home of the daughter, 201 Wray Acres Lane, Thomasville.
Greensboro - Royal E. Whitehead, 49, of Davis Rest Home, formerly of High Point, died Oct. 20, 1999, at the rest home.
He was born March 23, 1950, in Harnett County, a son of Graylon and Gladys Bledsoe Whitehead.
Surviving are his mother of High Point; five sisters, Judy Campbell of Ontario, Calif., Rebecca Crawford of Lebanon, Mo., Gloria Fritchman of Yale, Okla., Glenda Whitehead of High Point and Linda Spivey of Asheboro; and a brother, Russell Whitehead of Deerfield, Kan.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point by the Rev. Jesse Maynard. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.