HENDERSONVILLE - Mrs. Evelyn Clark Miller, 79, died March 4, 2000.
She was born May 10, 1920, in Hendersonville, N.C. She spent her childhood at Hendersonville and was a graduate of the University of North Carolina. She spent her life teaching home economics and other consumer related courses.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, William A. Miller Sr.; a daughter, Deborah K. Gooden of Virginia Beach; a son, William A. Miller Jr. of Beckley; a brother, Carroll Clark of Hendersonville; five grandchildren, Michelle Ward of Inwood, Christopher Miller of Beckley, Rachel Gooden, Mariam Jakcobitz and Rebecca Gooden, all of Virginia Beach; and five great-grandchildren;
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Melton Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be directed to The Delta Kappa Gamma Education Foundation, P.O. Box 1589, Austin, Texas, 78767-1589 or Milford High School Alumni Association, c/o Milford School District, 906 Lakeview Ave, Milford, Del. 19963.
CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Anne Miller Mitchell, 80, of Charlotte, died March 6, 2000, at Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital.
She was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Lando, S.C., a daughter of Clyde Wesley and Lela Clothielda Bailey Miller. She graduated from Harding High School class of 1938. She was a member of Albermarle Road Presbyterian Church and owner of Anne Mitchell Interiors. She was loved by all and will certainly be missed, especially by the many people to whom she sent birthday cards.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, John W. Mitchell; her daughter, Vicki Hamilton and her husband, John, of High Point; a grandson, Wes Hamilton and his wife, Alison, of Cumberland Gap, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Noah and Oliver Hamilton.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hankins & Whittington-Dilworth Chapel by the Rev. Ron Tippens. A private burial will be in Sharon Memorial Park. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Albermarle Road Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 25903, Charlotte, N.C. 28229 or to Friendship Trays of Charlotte, 2401-A Distribution St., Charlotte, N.C. 28203.
CHESTERFIELD, S.C. - Mrs. Lessie C. Mumford, 83, died March 3, 2000.
She was a daughter of Albert and Frances McLeod Chapman and the mother of Mrs. Jeanette Sellars of High Point.
Funeral will be 4 p.m. today at St. James AME Zion Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The body is at Reidís Funeral Home, 108 Kershaw St., Cheraw, S.C.
ASHEBORO - Mrs. Frances Hope Satterfield Poole, 42, died March 6, 2000.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ridge Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-9 tonight at the funeral home.
HIGH POINT - James Ervin Stratton, 88, of 1011 N. Rotary Drive died 1:13 a.m. March 6, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital after a short illness.
He was born May 29, 1911, in Pittsylvania County, a son of Reuben Benny and Della Trent Stratton. He had been a resident of High Point, since 1924 and was a former truck parts salesman and hosiery worker. He was a World Ward II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Hayworth Memorial Wesleyan Church, the Lydia Tucker Sunday School Class and served on various committees in the church. On Sept. 27, 1930, he married Flora Clodfelter, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hayworth Memorial Wesleyan Church by the Rev. David M. Emery and the Rev. David M. Albertson. Interment will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The body will be at Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7:30-9 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Hayworth Memorial Wesleyan Church, Building Fund, 1696 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
HIGH POINT - Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Gray Tyson, 75, of 816 Worth St. died March 4, 2000, at Vencor-Greensboro Hospital, Greensboro, where she had been a patient since January 2000.
She was born in High Point, a daughter of Cletus and Lula Page Gray, who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of William Penn High School and also attended Guilford Technical Community College. Her employment years were first with the CAPS program and later with Family Service. She was a former member of the United Order of Tents and Order of Eastern Star. She was a member of Cedar Street Church of God. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Atlas Tyson.
Surviving are three sons, William Thomas Tyson and his wife, Julia Ann, of Winston-Salem, Mitchell Tyson of Thomasville and Billy Atlas Tyson of the residence; three daughters, Mrs. Orleatha Childs and her husband, Walter, of High Point, Mrs. Janette Price of Wadesboro and Mrs. Albertha Denise Jasper and her husband, Keith, of Greensboro; nine grandchildren; a brother, Carl Van Gray of Charlotte; three nieces, Mrs. Carlvenus Abaoag of Charlotte, Ms. Gail L. Gray of Greensboro and Mrs. Carolyn Dockery of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a nephew, Harlin Van Gray of Baltimore; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Street Church of God by the Rev. W. H. Amerson and the Rev. Gwathney Leak. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the church and other times at the residence.
Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
HIGH POINT - Mrs. Ruby Marie Cook Tucker, 75, of 411 Park Street, Apt. 1415, went home to be with the Lord March 6, 2000.
She was born June 20, 1924, in Guilford County, a daughter of Abner Dewitt and Vallie Marie Brown Cook. She was a lifelong resident of High Point and retired from KayLyn Furniture Inc. She attended Godís Little Chapel. On Nov. 12, 1944, she married Craig P. Tucker, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Phyllis East and her husband, Butch, of Sophia and Mrs. Teresa Barrett and her husband, Larry, of Archdale; two sons, Craig D. Tucker and his wife, Carol, of High Point and Ardel L. Tucker and his wife, Sherry, of Thomasville; a brother, Charles Vernon Cook of Britthaven of Davidson; four grandchildren, Britt Young, Jeannie Flinchum, Steven Tucker and Shawn Walker; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Jesse Maynard and the Rev. William Ray Tucker. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of Butch and Phyllis East, 8352 Hillsville Road, Sophia.
HIGH POINT - Roy Vines, 83, of 1803 Pershing St. died March 6, 2000, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, after a brief illness.
He was born July 8, 1916, in Poga, Tenn., a son of Alton and Sarah Ann Dugger Vines. He retired from Henredon Furniture after 23 years of service. He attended Full Gospel Miracle Chapel. He loved his family, enjoyed visiting friends and walking. In 1946, he married Anna Potter, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are two daughters, Fayola Sutton and her husband, Richard, of Archdale and Pauline Vines of High Point; a sister, Mrs. Vina Lunsford of Tennessee.; five grandchildren, Ray Norris, Flaria Lacourse, Nancy Byrd, Jamie Sutton and Steven Sutton; and eight great-grandchildren, Christian Sutton, Natalie Ann Sutton, Linda Norris, April Byrd, Brittany Byrd, Candice Byrd, Ashley Lacourse and Lindsay Lacourse.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harold C. Davis Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Stanley Savage. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Thomasville - Mr. Orville Elwood Baranowski, 67, of 617 Thomas St. and former resident of Kepley Road, died March 10, 2000 at his home.
He was born May 6, 1932 in Boston, Mass., a son of Wilter Benjamin and Margaret Woodlief Baranowski. He retired from PPG Ind. in May of 1997. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He married Doris Sowers on July 2, 1960.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Doris S. Baranowski, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Ranald (Kristi) Foster, of 1072 Kepley Road; his mother, Mrs. Margaret W. Bennett of King; and one foster sister, Mrs. Margo Lee Boggs of King.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Family Funeral Care Chapel by the Rev. Joe Smith. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, P.O. Box 1941, Lexington, N.C. 27292.
Denton - Mrs. Janet Hubbard Bossler Burke, 80, died March 10, 2000.
Funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Monday at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Lexington - Johnny Linn Creswell, 41, died March 10, 2000 in Sevierville, Tenn. after a sudden illness.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at the funeral home and other times at 314 Cow Palace Road.
Lexington - Peggy Jean Benfield Cross, 47, of 614 Wall St., died March 10, 2000 after an extended illness.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Southside Baptist Church, Salisbury. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington, and other times at the home.
High Point - Mrs. Clara Mae Leonard Diggs, 77, of 823 Willow Place, died March 10, 2000 at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for the Triad, where she had been a patient for one day.
Mrs. Diggs was born in High Point, one of six children born to the union of Curtis Leonard and Delsie Gray Leonard, who preceded her in death . She graduated from William Penn High School and was a homemaker. She was an active member of Word of Life Ministries. She was a Sunday school teacher and youth night teacher. She also was preceded in death by her husband, George Diggs, May 20, 1975; two sons, Charles Leonard and James Diggs; and a grandson, Robert Wesley.
Surviving are four sons, Melvin Diggs, Larry Diggs and his wife, Elvenia, all of High Point, Pastor Ronald Diggs and his wife, Joyce, of Jamestown and Attorney Lester Diggs and his wife, Gail, of Aiken, S.C.; three daughters, Mrs. Patricia L. Smith and her husband, Arthur, Mrs. Bertha Lilly and her husband, Tyrone, all of High Point, and Mrs. Selena Barr of Greensboro; 19 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a devoted friend and sister-in-law, Marie Leonard.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Word of Life Ministries by Pastor Ronald Diggs. Burial will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 p.m. Monday at the church and other times at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Smith, 2102 Alpine Drive.
Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
High Point - Mrs. Pauline Frazier Frazier, 80, of Wesleyan Arms, died March 9, 2000, at the nursing facility.
She was born Nov. 3, 1919 in Randolph County, a daughter of Henry Thomas and Lillie Patterson Frazier. She retired from Miller Desk Co. She married Clifford H. Frazier on June 8, 1937, who preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1974. She was preceded in death by their only son, Jerry Lee Frazier in 1983; a brother, Ernest Frazier; and a sister, Lois Frazier Lanier.
Surviving are three sisters, Mozelle Parker, Ruby Thompson and Jewell Burgess, all of High Point; a brother, H.T. Frazier Jr. and his wife, Judy, of High Point; a brother-in-law, Clyde A. Lanier of High Point; two granddaughters, Cheryl Frazier of Trinity and Terri Barbee of Burlington; and a grandson, Shannon Frazier of High Point.
Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. today in J.A. Grout Memorial Chapel, First Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Carroll M. Upton. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 p.m. today in the chapel.
Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, is in charge of arrangements.