Mrs. Mary Hilton, 59, of 400 Old Winston Road died March 2, 2000, at her residence.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. Entombment will be in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 Saturday at the funeral home.
Ms. Rebecca Jeanette Link, 58, of Mendota Avenue died 3:46 a.m. March 2, 2000, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem after two years of declining health.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Coggins Memorial Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.
Texas - Thomas Charles McMillin, former Master Sgt., 84, died Feb. 28, 2000.
He was born Nov. 26, 1915, in San Saba. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran. He loved the outdoors and was a sharpshooter, coin and stamp collector. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Cecelia Aug. 22, 1995, and his son, Dennis Wayne June 9, 1993.
Surviving are his wife, Lourdes McMillin; four daughters, Grace Evelyn Tobin and her husband, Jim, of High Point, N.C., Shirley Jean Goode of Forney; Barbara Dubois of Anchorage, Alaska, and Ruth Elaine McMillin, San Francisco; two brothers, A.R. McMillin and Jack M. McMillin of San Antonio; a sister, Sadie Jean Barnicow of Kingsland, Texas; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 9:45 a.m. today in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Porter Loring Mortuary North is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde Ray Nelson, 94, of 1405 Guyer St. died at 4:55 a.m. March 2, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital following declining health of several years.
He was born Feb. 9, 1906, in Stokes County, a son of Thomas Reid and Olive Simmons Nelson. He was a resident of High Point most of his life and was retired from Anvil Brands Inc. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. He attended High Point Friends Meeting and was a member of the Brotherhood Class and High Point Friends Prayer Breakfast. He was married to Myrtle Blakley, who preceded him in death April 4, 1980. His second marriage was to Maxine Sloan, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a sister, Miss Alta Nelson of Westfield.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Brown Mountain Baptist Church in Westfield by Elder J.A. Langham and the Rev. Victor Murchison. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be at Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, until placed in the church one hour prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Billy Rogers, Jimmy Nelson, Jerry Nelson, Greg Nelson, Justin Nelson and Lonnie Nelson.
Memorials may be directed to High Point Friends Homebound Ministry, 800 Quaker Lane, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Mrs. Debra Tolbert Owens, 41, devoted wife and mother of 4892 Robbins Circle died March 1, 2000 at her residence.
She was born Sept. 1, 1958, in Forsyth County, a daughter of Herman and Lena Tolbert. She was employed with Liberty Hardware. In 1965 she was married to Scott Owens who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are her two sons, Chris and Mike Owens of Reidsvile; her parents of Mt. Airy; three sisters, Jo Ann Arnett of North Wilkesboro, Bonnie Letson of Asheboro and Sheila Grissom of High Point; and a brother Jimmy Tolbert of Greensboro.
Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Mrs. Gipsy Alice Duncan Short, 74, of 206 Boyce Sink Court died 6:45 p.m. March 1, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital following an illness of several months.
She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in High Point, a daughter of Dewey C. and Laura Martin Duncan. She was a homemaker and a resident of High Point for 58 years. She was a member of Green Street Baptist Church, the Hilda Neill Sunday School Class, Women’s Missionary Society and former Sunday school teacher. On June 21, 1947, she married F. William Short, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. David (Bonnie) Horney of 1304 Heathcliff Road and Ms. Martha Hoskins of High Point; and three grandchildren, Daniel Horney, Katherine and Patrick Hoskins.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Green Street Baptist Church by the Rev. Gene A. Phillips and Dr. Elliot B. Stewart. Private burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be after the service and other times at the residence of her daughter at 1304 Heathcliff Road.
Memorials may be directed to the Building Fund of Green Street Baptist Church, 303 N. Rotary Drive, High Point, N. C. 27262.
Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Vallie Lawson Smith, 92, of 1773 Norman Shoaf Road died March 1, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born July 27, 1907, in Stokes County, a daughter of Floyd and Ana Mae Kiser Lawson, who preceded her in death. She was a homemaker and a member of Burton Street Missionary Methodist Church High Point and the Lona Miles Sunday School Class. She was married to Rufus Lee Smith, who preceded her in death Sept. 25, 1981.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. I.C. (Rachel) Earnhardt of Trinity, Mrs. Leroy (Lucy) Beeson of Archdale, Mrs. Bobby (Mary Jo) Whitfield of Efland, Mrs. James (Helen) Nifong of Winston-Salem and Miss Ruth Ann Smith of High Point; a son, Dennis R. Smith of Sophia; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Burton Street Missionary Methodist Church, by the Rev. Jeff Burton. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home, Thomasville until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Rachel Earnhardt, 7008 Welborn Road, Trinity.
Memorials may be directed the charity of the donor’s choice.
Thomas C. “Tuck” Tucker, 81, of 402 W. Ray St. died March 2, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital following several years of declining health.
He was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Johnston County, a son of Herman and Mary Jane Worley Tucker. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in World War II and on the U.S.S. North Carolina. He was employed by Burlington Industries for 27 years and then by Woodmark Originals for 10 years. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Surviving are his wife, Shelby Duncan Tucker of the residence; three sons, Keith Lassiter and his wife, Barbara, of Greensboro, Ray Tucker and his wife, Kay, of Ayden and Tommy Tucker and his wife, Judy, of Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, Roy Lee Tucker of Selma and Donald Ray Tucker of Locust; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Holsenbeck and the Rev. Nila Souther. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Love Lines, High Point Regional Hospital, 601 N. Elm St., High Point, N.C. 27262 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester , High Point, N.C. 27262.
Randleman - Mrs. Mittie Stoots Barnett, 95, a resident of the GrayBrier Nursing and Retirement Center and former resident of 6180 Cedar Lane, died March 4, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Aug. 31, 1904, in Pulaski, Va., a daughter of James Lee and Nancy Quesenberry Stoots. She was married to William Barnett, who preceded her in death in 1988. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.
Surviving are one son, James Wayne Barnett of High Point; five daughters, Mrs. Nancy Wallace and Mrs. Juanita Ann Gates, both of High Point, Mrs. Mary Lou Tysinger of Randleman, and Mrs. Rebecca Hooks and Mrs. Naomi Hoffman, both of Trinity; three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Cundiss of Rocky Mount, Va., Mrs. Amanda Craig of Charlottesville, Va., and Mrs. Lona Mae Stoots of Pulaski, Va.; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale by the Rev. Raleigh Hayden. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the home of the son, 6320 Canter Rd., High Point.
High Point - Mrs. Gladys Spangle Beck, 94, a resident of Evergreens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, died at 12:49 p.m. March 5, 2000.
She was born Sept. 9, 1905, in Morristown, Tenn., a daughter of Warren Alonzo and Sallie Wine Spangle. She had resided at 1911 Hickswood Road for 55 years and was associated with Tomlinson and Englander furniture companies.
She was a member of Deep River Friends Meeting since the early ’50s, and she was active in the youth fellowship. She was also a life member of U.S.F.W. Following retirement, she worked for Day Care Centers at several area churches.
She was married to Eddie Walter Beck, who preceded her in death in 1951.
Surviving are one son, W. Phillip Beck and wife, Norma P., of 3215 Pine Needles Road; one daughter, Ms. Sally Ruth Beck of Stuart, Va.; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Marie S. McDaniel of Morristown, Tenn., Mrs. Julia S. Moorefield of Kingsport, Tenn., Mrs. Barbara S. Freeman of Dandridge, Tenn., Mrs. Miriam S. Lange of Sparta, Mo., and Mrs. Audrey S. Morrow of Springfield, Ill.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Naomi S. Williford and Mrs. Ora S. Kistner; and two brothers, William Ernest Spangle and James Henry Spangle.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Deep River Friends Meeting by the Rev. John H. Sides. Interment will follow in the Meeting Cemetery. The body is at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and other times at the home of the son.
The family requests that memorials be made to the youth program of Deep River Friends Meeting, 5300 W. Wendover Ave., High Point, N.C. 27265.
Lexington - Mary Robbins Brockett, 82, died March 4, 2000.
Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel.
Lexington - Ralph Alexander Hayes, 75, a resident of 237 John Wright Road, died at 11: 26. a.m. March 5, 2000, at Community General Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.
Greensboro - William Joseph Patnaud Sr., 63, of 5014 Bisbee Drive, died March 4, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 12, 1937, in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Joseph Arnie and Margaret Medinger Patnaud. He was a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and received his master’s degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He had been a resident of Greensboro for the past 25 years.
He was an instrumental music teacher and had taught in Calexico, Calif., Fairfax County, Va., Greensboro Public Schools and retired from the Guilford County School System. He was a member of Moose Lodge No. 685 in Greensboro and attended Jamestown United Methodist Church and the Bob Rooks Sunday school class. He was a former choir member and a former member of the brass ensemble.
On Aug. 21, 1971, he married the former Mary Chisholm, who survives of the home. Also surviving is a son, William Joseph Patnaud Jr. of Raleigh.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jamestown United Methodist Church by Dr. C.M. Worthy. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. The body is at Sechrest Funeral Home in High Point and will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Jamestown United Methodist Church Organ Fund, 403 E. Main St., Jamestown, N.C. 27282.