Edgar Carroll Sr.
Providence - Eugene Edgar Carroll Sr., 94, formerly of 289 Carroll Road, died Dec. 15, 1999, at Brian Center, Yanceyville, after a period of declining health.
He was born in Danville, Va., a son of Reuben H. and Marthann Patterson Carroll. He was employed by Dan River Mills as foreman in the carpentry shop. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and served on the board of deacons, was a Sunday school teacher and sang in the choir. On Nov. 10, 1928, he married Annie Lee Wood, who preceded him in death April 5, 1986. Also preceding him in death was a son, Eugene Edgar Carroll Jr., Oct. 28, 1997.
Surviving are a son, Sidney Irvin Carroll and his wife, Minnie Laurie Carroll, of Providence; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ruth Carroll; three sisters, Minnie Powell of Providence, Omie Poteat and Bernice Goodson, both of Danville; one brother, Mac Carroll of Providence; grandchildren, Eugene E. “Eddie” Carroll III, James “Jimmy” Carroll of Archdale, Carl Carroll, Gary Carroll and Cindy Stanfield; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral will 11 a.m. Saturday at Providence Baptist Church by the Rev. Allen Thompson and the Rev. Ken Clark. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hooper Funeral Home in Yanceyville and at other times at the home of Irvin Carroll, 289 Carroll Road.
Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Providence Fire Department, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1005 Bullard Court, Raleigh, N.C. 27615 or to the charity of choice.
Lexington - Mrs. Mable Florence Conrad, 77, of 466 Nat Conrad Road died Dec. 15, 1999, in Thomasville Community General Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home.
B. Wayne Crowell
Lexington - Billy Wayne Crowell, 66, of Paddington Drive died 9:50 p.m. Dec. 14, 1999, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center after a serious illness of one week.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Pauls Chapel United Church of Christ. Visitations will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.
Winston-Salem - Mrs. Jewel Lee Bowman Everhart, 67, of Hickory Tree Road died Dec. 14, 1999, at her residence after an extended illness.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Hickory Tree Chapel. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
High Point - Charles Thomas Hedgecock, 87, of 1500 Hickory Court, died Dec. 15, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born Aug. 11, 1912, in Guilford County a son of Curtis Rowan and Ollie Ester Farmer Hedgecock. In 1978, he retired from Adams Millis Corp. and was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. On July 5, 1930, he married Mary Alice Cameron, who survives of the residence.
Surviving are two daughters Mrs. Mary Ann Mowery of High Point, Mrs. Jane Harriss and her husband, Bill, of High Point; two sons, Charles Thomas Hedgecock Jr. and wife, Linda, of Kernersville, James Martin Hedgecock and his wife, JoAnn, of Trinity; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Jones of High Point and Mrs. Faye Coy of Asheboro; a brother, Claude Hedgecock of High Point; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Chapel by Dr. C. Garland Young. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Sechrest Funeral Home, E. Lexington Avenue.
Memorials may be directed to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Radio Ministry, 1225 Chestnut Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
C. Austin Hedrick
Thomasville - C. Austin Hedrick, 80, of 404 Morton St. died Dec. 14, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born April 27, 1919, in Davidson County, a son of John Adam Hedrick and Mamie Motsinger. He was a resident of this area the greater part of his life. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theater. He was owner and operator of Austin Printing Co. and a member of the International Typegraphical Union. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma Shelton Hedrick Oct. 18, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Sandi Marlow; two sons, George W. Hedrick and Robert S. Hedrick, both of Raleigh; two brothers, Colvin Hedrick and James Hedrick, both of Greensboro; six grandchildren, Susan H. Fee, Laurie A. Hedrick, Donna J. Hedrick, Justin F. Hedrick, Kennan F. Hedrick and Rachel A. Marlow; and one great-grandson, M. Austin Hedrick.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Calvary United Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed Grace Lutheran Church, 115 Unity St., Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Denton - Ms. Caroline Sarah Lucas Keeling, 72, of 5835 Lou Cranford Road, died Dec. 15, 1999.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at West Asheboro Church of God. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Ridge Funeral Home, Asheboro, and at other times at the home.
High Point - John Joseph Uselman, 82, died Dec. 14, 1999.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Family Funeral Care, Thomasville.
Lexington - David Arnold Beck, 82, of Old U.S. 64 East, died at 5:35 a.m. Dec. 17, 1999, at Centerclair Nursing Home after declining health of two years.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hedrick’s Grove United Church of Christ. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.
High Point - Ms. Glenda Watson Bowen, 58, of 1403 Delk Drive died Dec. 16, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Sept. 26, 1941, in Forsyth County, a daughter of Glen Harold and Ophelia Boyles Watson. She graduated in 1959 from Pinnacle High School, where she was All State in High School Basketball. In 1963, she graduated from Guilford College and later received her master’s degree in public education from Appalachian State University. From 1963 to 1964, she taught in Dade County High School, Florida From 1964 to 1994, she served at South Stokes High School as girls basketball coach, guidance counselor, school bus coordinator and assistant principal. She was coordinator of the Continuing Education Program at Forsyth Technical Community College at the South Stokes Campus. Following her retirement, she worked part-time at Whitlark’s Flowers & Gifts. She was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are her mother of Pinnacle; one sister, Mrs. Carol Rogers and her husband, James, of Pinnacle; one brother, Charles Watson Sr. and his wife, Joyce, of Pinnacle; and one niece, Sheri Hall of Pinnacle.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, by Dr. James A. Summey. Burial will be in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery in Pinnacle. Visitation will be at the funeral home 6-9 tonight and other time at the residence of Mrs. Ophelia B. Watson, 1125 Mill St., Pinnacle, and Shirley Burgess, 1403 Delk Drive.
Pallbearers will be Jock Lloyd, Charles T. Watson, Alton Bowen, Bob Blanchfield, Johnny Dalton and John Booth.
Lexington - William Franklin Crissman, 72, of Burler Street died 2 a.m. Dec. 17, 1999, at his residence.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Davidson Funeral Home Hope Chapel. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
High Point - Mrs. Bonnie Crumpler Foster, 87, of Wesleyan Arms died Dec. 17, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Sechrest Funeral Service.
Trinity - Mrs. Annis Brown Parks, 82, of Meadowbrook Drive, died Dec. 16, 1999, at High Point Regional Hospital following several years of declining health.
She was born Sept. 10, 1917, in Randolph County, a daughter of Demsey Clark and Sara Sue Kennedy Brown and was a life long resident of Trinity. She attended Trinity schools and High Point College. On Sept. 14, 1940, she married Emmett A. Parks, who preceded her in death in 1996. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church, the adult Bible Sunday School class and the United Methodist Women. She retired from High Point College in 1983. She also was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty Parks Briles of High Point; and a son, Gary W. Parks of Trinity.
Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hopewell United Methodist Church by the Rev. Amy Coles and the Rev. Chris Bennett. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville and other times at the residence.
Pallbearers will be Larry Garner, Phillip Brown, Larry Brown, Sam Brown, Keith Brown and Tommy Brown, and honorary pallbearers Brown Cumby, Farlow Brown and Dennis Brown. Pallbearers will meet at 2:45 Sunday at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, for the Research and Cure of Diabetes, N.C. Affiliate Inc., 434 Fayetteville St., 2 Hanover Square Mall, Raleigh, N.C. 27601, or to the Randolph County Senior Adults Association, 133 W. Wainman Avenue, Asheboro, N.C. 27203.
Archdale - Mrs. Thelma “Dink” Stewart Philemon, 67, of 6204 Sunset View Drive died Dec. 17, 1999, at her residence.
She was born May 4, 1932, in High Point, a daughter of William F. and Nanny Whitfield Stewart. A resident of this area most of her life, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. On May 13, 1950, she married Markus King Philemon, who preceded her in death on July 6, 1999. She also was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Dale Philemon.
Surviving are three sons, Danny Craig Philemon of Archdale, Randy Gene Philemon of Trinity and Freddie Alan Philemon of High Point; four grandchildren, Chris Philemon, Jason Philemon, Kelly Philemon and Elizabeth Philemon.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Cumby Family Funeral Service chapel in Archdale by the Rev. Lester Smith. Burial will be in Fairfield United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of Randy G. Philemon, 4705 Westhaven Lane, Trinity.
Thomasville - Mrs. Paige Newsome Whitten, 51, of 417 W. Main St. died Dec. 17, 1999, at her residence.
She was born Jan 5, 1948, in Thomasville, a daughter of W. Frank and Susannah Matthews Newsome. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and attended its fellowship Sunday school class. She was a 1966 graduate of Thomasville High School and received a degree in math from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She worked many years with Erwin Lambeth Furniture Co. and most recently was employed by Thomasville Schools teaching remedial and high school math.
Surviving are her mother; her husband, Stephen Land Whitten; three sons, Franklin Jennings Whitten and Luke Newsome Whitten both of the residence, and Chaille Matthews Adkins and his wife, Alicia, of Thomasville; two stepsons, Stephen Land Whitten Jr. of Indianapolis and Matthew Guyon Whitten of South Carolina; two sisters, Janet Newsome Abbott of Lexington and Laura Newsome Johnson of Thomasville; an uncle, Walter Jennings Newsome of Thomasville; and two nephews.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial United Methodist Church, Randolph Street by Dr. Kyles Y. Wallace, the Rev. P. Glenn Kinken and the Rev. Peggy Finch. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 8-9:30 p.m. Sunday at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428, Thomasville, 27361, and Hospice of Davidson County, Inc., P.O. Box 1941, Lexington, N.C. 27293.
Honorary pallbearers will be the fellowship Sunday school class of Memorial Methodist Church. The body will be at the funeral home until 30 minutes prior to the service.