Denton - Margaret Daniel Harrison, 85, died March 14, 2000.
Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at Briggs Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Sophia - Thomas Henry Hoskins, one-day-old infant son of Rayan and Jenny Hoskins, of 7228 U.S. 311, died March 14, 2000, at Women’s Hospital in Greensboro.
Surviving are the parents of the residence; a sister, Emily Hoskins of the residence; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. Hodge of Trinity, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hoskins Jr. of High Point; great-grandmothers, Mrs. Lorine Kidd of Trinity, Mrs. Elsie Hodge of High Point and Mrs. Elizabeth Parris of Boiling Springs, S.C.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery by the Rev. Barry Osborne and the Rev. Jill Auman. The body will be at Sechrest Funeral Home, High Point, until the hour of service. Visitation will be at the residence.
Lexington - Miles Charlie Keene, 55, of W. 8th Ave. died at 6:10 a.m. March 15, 2000, at Wake Forest university Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, after an illness of five months.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Little Zion Baptist Church, Panther, W. Va. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at Fanning Funeral Home, Panther.
Asheboro - James Grover Lewis died March 15, 2000, at Randolph Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Family Funeral Care.
Archdale - Willard Daniel Martin, 69, of 5166 Prospect St. died March 14, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital after several years of declining health.
He was born April 26, 1930, in Macon County, a son of Wiley and Alcie Passmore Martin. He was a resident of Archdale most of his life. He was a former building construction worker and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cledes Myers.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Bonnie) Smith of Archdale and Mrs. Wanda Wilson of Randleman; two sons, William Daniel Martin and his wife, Glenda, of High Point and Marvin Martin and his wife, Susan, of Randleman; a brother, Gene Martin of High Point; and a sister, Mrs. Mae Southards of High Point; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by Mrs. Lissie Robbins. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Wilson Scott Jr.
Marion, W.Va. - Wilson W. Scott Jr., 88, beloved husband, father, grandfather and public servant died March 14, 2000, in Smyth County Community Hospital.
He served as mayor of Marion, for 18 years until he stepped down in 1992. He served the town for 34 years. he was a partner with his brothers, James S. and J. Justin Scott, in Scott Furniture Co., which he confounded with his father, Wilson W. Scott, Sr., in 1937. He was instrumental in the formation of the Marion Retail Merchants Association. He served on the Marion Volunteer Fire Department and Marion Rescue Squad. He was a charter member of the Marion Lions Club, a member of the Marion Kiwanis Club for 50 years and was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Jean Mock Scott; his parents, Wilson W. Scott Sr. and Lilly S. Scott; three brothers, James S. Scott, John M. Scott and J. Justin Scott; and a sister, Martha Kingham.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Lewis Patrick and Linda Scott of High Point and Wilson Michael and Carol Scott of Marion; two sisters-in-law, Alpha J. Scott and Elizabeth R. Scott, both of Marion; five grandchildren, Kelly Frye of High Point, N.C., Stephanie Gallagher of Pittsburgh, Penn., Rick Scott of Raleigh, N.C., Berit Dabbs of Alexandria, Va., and Tracy R. Scott of Marion; three stepgrandchildren, Bryan Clontz of Rocky Mount, N.C., Caroline Kadis of Raleigh and Emily Clontz of High Point; three great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church by the Rev. Buddy Miller, the Rev. Mary K. Briggs and the Rev. Neville Mozingo. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Seaver-Brown Chapel Funeral Service.
Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, 115 S. Church St., Marion, Va. 24354; the American Cancer Society, c/o Lynn Manweiler, 448 Cummings St., Box 350, Abingdon, Va. 24210; or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Lexington - Ray Edward “Tiger” Bates Jr., 28, died March 18, 2000.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Lexington - Casey Dean Carter, 23, died March 18, 2000.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Thomasville - Mrs. Opal S. Eller, 83, died March 18, 2000, at her residence.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery by the Rev. Hulin Pait. Visitation will be at the residence. J.C. Green and Sons is in charge of arrangements.
Trinity - Mrs. Nealie Joyce Gann, 87, died March 18, 2000, at The Graybrier Nursing Center.
She was born May 18, 1912, in Stokes County, daughter of Martin Luther and Delia Manuel Joyce. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Stokes County.
Her husband, Stanley “Bill” Maurice Gann, preceded her in death in 1969.
Surviving are one son, Billy Roscoe Gann and wife, Mary Jo, of Jamestown; three daughters, Eunice Spencer and husband, C.W., of Norwood, Bonnie Odom, and Glenda Osborne and husband, Dean, all of High Point; one sister, Nellie Gann of Union Cross; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, by the Rev. Roy M. Little. Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Stokes County. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at 813 Hickory Chapel Road, High Point.
Kernersville - William Elwood Hayworth, 80, of 4232 Abbotts Creek Church Road, died March 18, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born in Davidson County, a son of Perry Franklin and Mary Wyre Hayworth, and was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Abbotts Creek Bapboard of trustees, the cemetery committee and a member of Dan Hayworth Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Wesley Hayworth.
Surviving are his wife, Pearl Jones Hayworth, of the home; three sons and their wives, Douglas and Carol Hayworth of Jamestown, David and Patti Hayworth, Daniel and Cheryl Hayworth, all of Kernersville; four granddaughters, Trisha Emberland, Jessica Hayworth, Megan Hayworth and Emily Hayworth; two step-grandsons, Joseph Layne and Jonathan Layne; two sisters and husbands, Lucille and Carl Byrd of Monroe, Doris and Garland Marion of Monks Corner, S.C.; and one sister-in-law, Syble Hayworth of Kernersville.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Abbotts Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Lee Stock and the Rev. Jack Rose. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at Hayworth Miller Cain Funeral Home.
Memorials may be directed to Abbotts Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2816 Abbotts Creek Church Road, High Point, 27265 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27265.
High Point - Mrs. Ruth Carter Joyce, 73, a resident of 1621 Walker Place, died March 17, 2000, at 6:06 p.m. at Duke University Medical Center following declining health of several months.
She was born Sept. 14, 1926, in Birmingham, Ala., a daughter of John and Minnie Wilson Carter. She had been a resident of High Point most of her life and was associated as office manager with W.R. Grace and Co. for 40 years.
She was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, Young Ward Sunday School Class, pastor parrish committee, member of the visiting team of the church and Highland United Methodist Women’s Circle. She was selected with a life membership in United Methodist Women.
She was married to Buford Desmond Joyce, who survives of High Point.
Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Bobby (Faye) Culler of High Rock Lake; one son, Michael Desmond Joyce of 780 N. Old Greensboro Road; one brother, Dan Carter of High Point; three sisters, Mrs. Betty McKinnon of High Point, Mrs. Edna Hussey and Miss Barbara Carter, both of Gainesville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Jennifer Pennisi, Misty Wood, Bryan Harrelson, Jordan Joyce and Casey Joyce; and one great-grandson, Carter Bradshaw Wood.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Highland United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jack D. Luther. Interment will follow in the Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The body is at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point and will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Mrs. Joyce loved Highland United Methodist Church and in lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to the church, 1015 Mill Ave., High Point, N.C. 27260.
High Point - Mrs. Lao Khoutsavanh, 64, of 826 Scientific St. died March 18, 2000, at High Point Regional Hospital.
She was born Oct. 7, 1935, in Xiengkhouang, Laos. She was a homemaker and a member of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Thai Khoutsavanh, Vixay Khoutsavanh and Toy Khoutsavanh, all of High Point; one son, Nelson DK Tagalk of High Point; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be noon Wednesday at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Joe Blankinship. Interment will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sechrest Funeral Home on E. Lexington Avenue.
Memorials may be directed to Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, 836 W. Lexington Ave., High Point, N.C. 27262.
Jamestown - David Albert Matthews, 82, of 408 Cedarwood Drive. died March 18, 2000, at his residence.
He was born August 4, 1917, in Whitehall, Pa., the son of David S. and Mary Linsen Matthews. He was a graduate of Allentown Business College and studied at Pennsylvania State University. He had been a resident of the Jamestown-High Point area for the past 32 years and retired in 1982 as vice president of Burlington Industries. He was a member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church and was the church treasurer for 17 years.
On Sept. 14, 1940, he married the former Marion Herman, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are two sons, David W. Matthews and his wife, Lyn, of Atlanta, and Jeffrey A. Matthews and his wife, Jan, of Lexington; three sisters, Mrs. Edith Ludwig and Mrs. Mildred Freeman of Whitehall, Pa., and Mrs. Grace Klimek of Bethlehem, Pa.; one brother, Richard Matthews of Slatington, Pa.; four grandchildren, Lisa Sutton, Mark Matthews, Eydie Todd and Brian Matthews; two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Sutton and Morgan Sutton.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jamestown Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Sam Henderson. Visitation will he held following the service at the church.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to Jamestown Presbyterian Church, 1804 Guilford College Road, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point is in charge of arrangements.