Christopher Alphonzo 'Butch' Lowe, 42, of 626 Weslterly Park Road died Oct. 23, 2000.
He was a native of Rockingham County and a member of New Light Refuge Temple. He was employed by Old Dominion in High Point.
Surviving are his wife, Teresa Kellam Lowe of the residence; his parents, Bishop A.O. Lowe and Sally Ruth Lowe of Madison; two sisters, Sharon L. (Mike) Scales of Wentworth and Susan Lowe of Madison; a niece, Lakisha; a nephew, Keenan; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at New Light Refuge Temple, Madison. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30 to 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials may be directed to Christopher A. Lowe Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o New Light Refuge Temple, Bethany Road, Madison, N.C. 27025.
Perry-Spencer Funeral Home, Madison is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Viola Mae Ingram McDowell, 69, died Oct. 24, 2000.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
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John Wesley Musselwhite Jr., 74, died Oct. 25, 2000.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Mrs. Donna May Sink Preslar, 71, of 2901 Central Ave. died Oct. 24, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born May 26, 1929, in Guilford County, a daughter of Farrell Lindsay Sink Sr. and Donnie Spoon Sink. On Nov. 15, 1947, she married Lonnie Ray Preslar, who survives of the residence. She retired from Silver Knit Hosiery Mills and was employed 14 years with Oakdale Cotton Mills. She was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church and served as assistant teacher for 1-year-olds at Archdale Friends Pre-School Program. She was a lifelong resident of High Point.
Also surviving are three daughters, Debbie Sue Kiser ad her husband, Bobby Kiser Jr., of Hillsville, Nancy Caroline Graves and her husband, Ricky, of High Point and Tammy Ray Stroup and her husband, Craig, of Thomasville; a brother, F.L. Sink Jr. of High Point; and a sister, Irenen Glover of San Antonio, Texas; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Eastchester Drive, High Point, by the Rev. Roland Jones and the Rev. William Slater. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27260 or to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.
Mrs. Frances Marie Beamer Priddy, 72, of 3061 Denton Road died Oct. 25, 2000, at Forsyth Memorial Hospital.
She was born March 6, 1928, in Mt. Airy, a daughter of Charlie and Vissie Stanley Beamer. She retired from Davidson County Senior Services. She loved to bowl and was a member of Classic Seniors Bowling League. She was 'Davidson County Senior Citizen of the Year' in 1995. She was a volunteer with Community General Hospital and Home Delivery of Means in Davidson County. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and the Louise Moore Sunday School Class. She was married to Murrell Sanderson, who preceded her in death. She later married Boyd Priddy, who also preceded her in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Dawn Honeycutt and her husband, Ken, of Thomasville and Mrs. Marybeth Marie Kindley and her husband, Harold, of Thomasville; a son, Murrell P. Sanderson Jr. and his wife, Diane, of Thomasville; a stepson, Alan Priddy and his wife, Libby, of Thomasville; and three sisters, Mrs. Gypsy Dumas and Mrs. Ruth Simmons, both of Mt. Airy and Mrs. Dwight (Mildred) Matthews of Boonville.
Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Family Funeral Care Chapel. Visitation will be after the service Sunday.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, P.O. Box 1941, Lexington, N.C. 27292 or to Davidson County Senior Service of Thomasville, 211 W. Colonial Drive, Thomasville, N.C. 27360, or to Liberty Baptist Church, 225 Liberty Ave., Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
James 'Bill' William Stephens, 76, of 708 Cox Ave. died at 2:21 p.m. Oct. 24, 2000, at Community General Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home.
Miss Edith Lucille Tysinger, 80, of Liberty Woods Nursing Center, formerly of Liberty Arms, died Oct. 25, 2000, at the nursing center.
She was born July 12, 1920, in Davidson County, a daughter of James Franklin Tysinger Sr. and Violet Jordan Tysinger, who both preceded her in death. She retired from Dogwood Hosiery of Thomasville. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Betty Stone of Thomasville; a brother, James 'Jim' Tysinger and his wife, Lois, of Thomasville; a niece, Miss Judy Tysinger of Thomasville; and two nephews, Don Stone of Thomasville and Terry Tysinger of Lexington.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel by the Rev. Karl Kelly. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight and at other times at the residence of a brother, Jim Tysinger, 139 Hillcrest Road, Thomasville.
Memorials may be directed to Prospect United Methodist Church, 5553 Prospect St., Archdale, N.C. 27263.
Mrs. Beulah Mae Deaton Cooper Wall, 79, formerly of 109 Elaine St., died Oct. 25, 2000, at Tru-Care Nursing Center. She was in declining health three years.
She was born April 30, 1921, a daughter of Milo and Sally Coward Deaton. She was a resident of the Archdale vicinity most of her life. She retired from High Point Elastic Co. and was a member of Christ Gospel Baptist Church. She was first married to Walter Mick Cooper, who preceded her in death. She later married Robert E. Wall, who also preceded her in death.
Surviving are a son, Charles A. Cooper and his wife, Joan of Sophia; an adopted daughter, Carla June Wall of High Point; a brother, J.P. Deaton and his wife, Lib, of Ramseur; two sisters, Mrs. James (Rosa Lee) Perry of Fayetteville and Mrs. Jesse (Susie) Stewart of Ramseur; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Timothy J. Huffman. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her son, Charles A. Cooper, 4202 Pearl Ave., Sophia.
Mrs. Mary Lizzette Dixon Young, 81, of 2041 Willow Road died Oct. 23, 2000.
She was born July 23, 1919, in Lexington, a daughter of Thomas Edward Dixon and Margaret Hargrave Dixon, who both preceded her in death. She was a retired educator. She was a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University. She was a member of Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Lexington. She was a member of Alpha Pi Chi Sorority, NAACP and the United Presbyterian Women.
Surviving are a son, Jerry H. (Susan) Young of High Point; two daughters, Margaret Young (Robert) Alexander of Orlando, Fla., and Barbara Young (Herman) Thacker of High Point; four grandchildren, Michelle Roberts, Christopher Young, Tyler Young and Brandon Thacker; and two nieces, Sandra Yarbrough of Greensboro and Elfreda D. Sauders of Mitchelsville, Md.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Lexington. Visitation will be 7-8 tonight at Hargett-Gilmore Memorial Chapel and noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the church.
Mrs. Pamela Dean Brinkley Ball, 59, of Old U.S. 52 died Oct. 26, 2000, at her residence after an illness of several months.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Welcome. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel.
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Joe Harold Faughn, 50, of Morse Blvd. died Oct. 18, 2000.
Baldwin-Fairchild Cemeteries and Funeral Home, Forest City, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Helen Baker Gardner, 77, of Queens Creek Road, Hubert, died Oct. 25, 2000, at the residence of his daughter, June Walden of Lexington.
Memorial service will be at a later date.
Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Martha Louisa Hatch, 90, of Presbyterian Home died Oct. 25, 2000.
She was born Oct. 27, 1909, in Hamlet, a daughter of Henry Dewitt Hatch and Elizabeth Hardy Hatch. She was a graduate of the Woman's College, now University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught American history for 45 years with the Hamlet School System and at Central High School in High Point, retiring in 1972. She was a life time member of the United Methodist Women's Club and honorary life member of the Guild of High Point Regional Hospital. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority and received the 'Paul Harris Fellowship' award from the Rotary Club. She was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Hatch, and a sister, Florence Hatch Garland.
Surviving are a niece, Mrs. Marjorie Garland Armstrong and her husband, Jim, of Lake Forest, Ill.; a nephew, Robert H. Garland of Atlanta; a great niece, Marjorie Echols Eliason and her husband, Ted, of Colorado; and two cousins, Carleton Hardy and John Warren Hardy and his wife, Harriet.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Presbyterian Home Chapel. Burial will be in Mary Love Cemetery, Hamlet.
Memorials may be directed to the Presbyterian Home Inc., 201 Greensboro Road, High Point, N.C. 27260 or to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 5289, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Sechrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ralph Russell Hopkins, 87, of Carroll St., died Oct. 21, 2000, at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Baptist Missionary Church. Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. prior to the service Saturday at the church. Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Thomas-Haizlip Funeral Home.
Clarence Edward Loflin, 60, of Nokomis, Fla., and Brevard, died Oct. 24, 2000.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Alleghany United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Briggs Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hilda 'Bill' Long, 85, died Oct. 26, 2000, at Britthaven of Davidson after several years of declining health.
She was born in Hazelwood, April 29, 1915, a daughter of Robert G. and Harriett Allen Cranford. She retired from Melrose Hosiery and was a member of Oak Hill Friends Meeting. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In 1934 she was married to John Harold Long, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a daughter, Pat Thornburg and her husband, Sam, of Thomasville; a son, Robert Long and his wife, Peggy, of Macon, Ga.; three grandsons, Terry M. Long of Macon, Scott Long of Chapel Hill and H. Reid Thornburg of Thomasville; and two great-grandchildren, Holly and Buddy Long of Macon.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Larry Daniels Sr. and the Rev. Terry Kersey. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Carolina Piedmont chapter, Alzheimer's Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28215.
James 'Bill' William Stephens, 76, died Oct. 25, 2000, at Community General Hospital after declining health.
He was born June 8, 1924, a son of Robert Flinchum Stephens and Lonnie Jane Mabe Stephens, who were residents of Walnut Cove and who both preceded him in death. On Aug. 2, 1941, he married Lucille Hill Stephens of Germanton and they settled in Thomasville. He served in the military and retired in 1988 from Stroupe Mirror Co. of Thomasville.
He loved God with all his heart. He was a faithful member and a former ordained deacon of Bethany Baptist Church. He helped organize Willow Oak Baptist Church in Walnut Cove and was a member of Woodmen of the World Lodge 206. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Stephens.
Surviving are his wife of the residence; his daughter, Carolyn Stephens Troxler and her husband, Curtis Troxler; two granddaughters, Sharon Troxler Russell and her husband, the Rev. Jeffrey Russell, Danielle Troxler Sarvis and her husband, Michael Sarvis Jr.; a great-grandson, Corey Michael Sarvis; a sister, Ms. Margie Stephens Davis of Walkertown; and two half sisters, Ms. Eva Mabe of Winston-Salem and Ms. Minnie Mabe Tetter of Hampton, Va.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel by the Rev. Keith Gamble, his grandson-in-law, the Rev. Jeffrey 'Jeff' Russell and Robert E. Stroupe, chairman of the board of Stroupe Mirror Co. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of his daughter, 7095 Tree Hollow Road, Thomasville.
Ms. Annie Laura Severson Stinson of 315 Woodbury St. died Oct. 25, 2000, at University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hargett-Gilmore Funeral Service.