High Point - Mrs. Meredith Broderick Kearney, 81, of 1003 Robin Hood Road died Nov. 30, 1999, at her residence.
She was born May 21, 1918, in Union, S.C. a daughter of William E. and Leona Griffin Broderick. She was a retired registered nurse and had worked for the Union County Health Department and Mary Black Hospital in Spartanburg, S.C. She also had been a volunteer with the Blind Bowler’s Association for many years in Danville, Va. and in High Point. She had been a literacy tutor volunteer in Danville and with the High Point Public Library Literacy Program. She was married to M.B. “Buck” Kearney, who died in 1976.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Carol K. Matney and her husband, Don, and Mrs. Laura K. White and her husband, Billy, of Greer, S.C.; son, Edward “Chip” Kearney of Greer, S.C.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hawkins of Bracey, Va., Mrs. Margaret Nelson of Jonesville, S.C. and Mrs. Mildred Self of Spartanburg, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Spring Hill United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ellen S. Harkey. Visitation will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be directed to Human Service Alliance, 3983 Old Greensboro Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101.
Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point is in charge of arrangements.
Chapel Hill - Dennis Robert Moore, 47, of 628 Tinkerbell Road, formerly of Jamestown, died Nov. 29, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center after a long fight with cancer.
He was born May 27, 1952, in Jamestown, a son of Robert L. and Margaret Rhodes Moore. He was a graduate of Ragsdale High School, N.C. State University and attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Surviving are his wife, Debbie Peksa Moore; two children, Jenny, a student at East Carolina University and Josh of the home; and his parents of 3035 Dillon Road, Jamestown.
Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Chapel Hill Bible Church. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Sechrest Funeral home, 1301 E. Lexington Ave., High Point.
Memorials may be directed to Chapel Hill Bible Church Benevolence Fund, 1200 Mason Rd., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514.
Linwood - Joseph Roland Bradley, of 6012 Old Salisbury Road died Dec. 2, 1999, in Brian Center after declining health for several months.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Forest Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will follow the service.
Winston-Salem - James Waymon Bratton Jr., 66, of 305 Mayfair Drive died Dec. 1, 1999, at the Forsyth Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral will be noon Saturday at Hooper Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service.
Thomasville - Mrs. Ada Estelle Goss Fain, 89, a resident of Mountain Vista Health Park died Dec. 2, 1999.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Clarksbury United Methodist Church Cemetery.
J. C. Greens & Sons is in charge of arrangements.
Lexington - Johnny Fred Griggs, 74, of 1963 W. N.C. 64, died at 5:36 p.m. Dec. 1, 1999, in Lexington Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Forest Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home.
Lexington - Jacob Wade Koonts, 89, died Dec. 1, 1999.
Surviving is his wife, Fannie Vickers Koonts.
Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Piedmont Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Greensboro - Paul Gary Lackey, 66, of 5105 W. Wendover Ave. died Dec. 2, 1999, at Moses Cone Hospital.
He was a member of Living Way Christian Fellowship, where he was a member of the Classics Sunday School Class and was a former deacon. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from Sears after 30 years of service.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Frances Sharpe Lackey of the home; a daughter, Penny Basily of Greensboro; three sons, Paul William Lackey of Rochester, N.Y., Michael Gary Lackey of Jamestown and Kenneth James Lackey of Greensboro; two brothers, Bruce Lackey of Kernersville and Edwin Lackey of El Monte, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.
Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Living Way Christian Fellowship Church. Visitation will follow the service.
Memorials may be directed to Living Way Christian Fellowship Mission Fund, 4433 Rehobeth Church Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27406.
Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Jamestown - Edmund Reardon, 75, of 101 Tangle Drive (Cedarwood), Jamestown, died Dec. 1, 1999, at Moses Cone Hospital.
He was born Sept. 12, 1924, in Beacon, N.Y., a son of Edmund John and Julia Castello Reardon. He attended Kings Point Academy in Kings Point, N.Y., and attended Massachusetts School of Art. He was employed at Alderman Studio for 20 years and later with Long, Hanes & Carr Advertising, retiring after 20 years. He was a veteran of World War II and was called back during the Korean conflict, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Greensboro. On May 29, 1951, he married Elizabeth “Beth” Hamlin, who survives of the home.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Mary Smalley of Belmont, Mass, and Mrs. Julia Ladet of Canton; and one brother, John Robert Reardon of Atlanta.
Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday at our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Greensboro, by Father Larry Dunn and Dr. C. Garland Young. Burial will be in Westminister Garden Mausoleum. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Home, E. Lexington Avenue.
High Point - Mrs. Lenner Hill Tuttle, 89, formerly of English Road, died Dec. 1, 1999, at Beverly Health Care following several years of declining health.
She was born May 5, 1910, in Stokes County, a daughter of William H. Kate Gunter Hill. She retired from Adams-Millis Hosiery and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Broadus Jackson Tuttle; three children; five brothers; and one sister. She was a wonderful and precious sister.
Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Allie Wishon and Mrs. Hallie Shaw, both of High Point, Mrs. Mary Tysinger of Archdale and Mrs.Hallie Hauser of Winston-Salem; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. A. G. Parker. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Stokes County. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight and other times at the home of Allie Wishon, 304-A Phillips Ave.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Beverly Health Care for their kindness to Lenner and her family.
High Point - Mrs. Bessie Voncannon Yates, 86, of 902 Arthur Drive died Dec. 1, 1999, at her residence.
She was a resident of High Point most of life. She was a homemaker and a member of Landmark Baptist Church. She was married to Claude M. Yates, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Pat Johnson and Mrs. Delores Scott, both of High Point, and Mrs. Susan Harmon of Raleigh; five sons, Harold Yates and Bud Yates, both of Trinity, Norman Yates of Victoria, Texas, Bobby Yates of Reno, Nev., and Jesse Yates of the home; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Elsie Coltrane, Mrs. Phyllis Parnell, both of High Point, and Mrs. Claudine Drawdy of Gastonia; three sisters, Mrs. Sara Duncan of Thomasville, Mrs. Kathleen Moore of Danbury, and Mrs. Edna Meadows of Jamestown; two brothers, Arthur Voncannon of Archdale and Wade Voncannon of High Point; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Landmark Baptist Church by the Rev. Amos L. Mashburn. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale and other times at the the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Pat Johnson, 1027 East Fairfield Road.
Greensboro - Anna Mae Bishop, 85, of Greensboro, died Dec. 4, 1999 at Heritage Greens Retirement Center.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel. Interment will follow in Guilford MemorialPark in Greensboro.
Survivors include three daughters; Teresa Caine of Greensboro, Martha Beasley of Easley, S.C.; Judy Spillers of High Point; one son, J Larry Bishop of Wingate; a sister, Ethel Hembree of Spartanburg; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice.
Denton - Roy Howard Byerly, 81, of Denton, died Dec. 4, 1999.
A funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Summerville Baptist Church. Visitation will be held today from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Briggs Funeral Home.
Archdale - Lois Raynell Coleman, 71, went to be with the Lord at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 1999 while a patient at High Point Regional Hospital after an extended illness.
She graduated from High Point High School, class of 45’ and attended High Point College. A long-time member of English Road Baptist Church. Raynell was a faithful Christian, always willing to give of herself freely to those she loved as well as those she didn’t know. Miss Coleman was a successful business woman in banking, real estate, personnel and insurance. With many accomplishments for a woman of her time. She was born in High Point Jan. 29, 1928, the daughter of Clyde Samuel Coleman and Bessie Griffin, who preceded her in death along with two beloved brothers, Bill and Walter Coleman. Raynell is dearly loved and survived by her sister; Rita C. Davis whom she raised as her own daughter; nephews Anthony (Tony) P. Davis, Derrick S. Davis and his wife Janet of Archdale; sister Barbara Norton and her husband John of Thomasville; sisters-in-law Dorothy Coleman of High Point and Marty Coleman of Greensboro as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be a celebration of her life and celebration of her reunion with her family and friends already in heaven Monday evening at Sechrest Funeral Home in Archdale from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Sechrest Funeral Chapel in Archdale conducted by Dr. James A. Summey. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. She will be greatly missed by everyone, but only until we join her and our Lord in heaven.
Any memorials are requested to be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 3109 Poplarwood Ct. Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043.