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10B WFDNFSDAY OCTOBFR 9 2002 OPn i urtKI 1U 1 ILifcS THF CHARLOTTE OBSERVER I wwwchnrlottccom North Carolina In Memoriam VALDESE Mrs Bettie Hastings Refour died October 8 2002 Memorial service is Noon Thursday at the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese with visitation following the service WADESBORO Mrs Martha Frazer Wildermuth 89 of 723 Emorywood Avenue Rock Hill SC formerly of Wadesboro NC died Tuesday October 8 2002 at 2:30 AM in Eden Gardens in Rock Hill Funeral services for Mrs Wildermuth will be 2:00 PM Thursday October 10 2002 at the First Presbyterian Church of Wadesboro with the Reverend Priscilla Durkin officiating Entombment will follow the service in the Anson Memorial Park Mausoleum The family will greet friends at the church Thursday beginning at 1:00 PM until time tor the service A native of Buffalo AL she was the wife of former Anson County Superintendent of Schools William Wildermuth who predeceased her In February of 1988 A homemaker she was a graduate of Queens College In Charlotte and a former music teacher She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Wadesboro serving as the first woman elder and receiving a Life Membership in the Women of the For many years she conducted volunteer activities for the Anson County Hospital and served as a troop leader of Brownie and Girl Scouts in the Hornets Nest Council She was born September 23 1913 in Buffalo AL the daughter of the late Eley Cappleman Frazer Sr and Ursula Barber Frazer She was predeceased by her brothers Eley Frazer Jr of LaFayette AL and Henry Alan Frazer of Columbus GA She is survived by her daughter Jonatha Wildermuth Vare of Rock Hill SC Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church PO Box 351 Wadesboro NC 28170 or to Queens University of Charlotte (formerly Queens College) 1900 Sel-wyn Avenue Charlotte NC 28274 The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home in Wadesboro fa IN MEMORY OF Edward Lewis Simpson March 8 1918 Oct 9 2000 We know your pain is gone and you are living in the arms of Jesus We love you and miss you with each passing day You loving wife son daughters grandchildren and great-grandchildren Rest in Peace IN MEMORY OF Faye Springs Talford March 5 1930 Oct 9 2001 Although you are gone you are not forgotten This is the first year of your Sunset but it seems as if it were only yesterday You were and are still a ray of sunshine in our lives And we thank God for giving you to us and for the things you shared with us in our lives You taught us that the Lord Is good and His mercy is everlasting -as is our love for you and our memories of you We love you and we miss you! Your Husband Freeman Your Sons and Daughters-in-law Grandkids and Friends IN MEMORY OF James Edward Wall Daddy 1091925 3271993 On today we celebrate the life you lived and the love you gave We cherish the memories that we have of you as a husband father and grandfather We miss you dearly With All Our Love Mary Betty Remalle Brenda Bridget Tracey James Jr Crystal Timothy Jill Arianna and Merissa IN MEMORY OF Kevin Bernard Gregary III KJ 10991 42097 HAPPY 11TH BIRTHDAY! Once again I want to thank you for all of the blessings in my life Thank you for Jeremiah's little sister Annabels We will continue to share our memories of you with both children I tell them that we are lucky to have an Angel in Heaven watching over us Not a day goes by that I don't long to feel the warmth of your little body in my arms I love and miss you so much Happy birthday my precious little angel Look for your balloons Love forever Your Devoted Family Obituaries and In Memoriams To place please consult Suzan Loeb 704-358-5382 or Holley Drye- 704-358-5320 at the Obituary Desk weekdays The Charlotte Observer publishes seven lines of Obituary information at no charge and offers additional lines at a nominal fee Confirmation of the death is required In Memoriams are published at a nominal per-tine rate and may be submitted up to one month prior to publication For both Obituaries and In Memoriams written information along with your name address and phone number may be faxed e-mailed or delivered to the Obituary Desk at our offices on 600 Tryon St Charlotte NC 28202 Deadline for text and photos Monday-Friday 5 pm e-mail obitdeskchariotteobservercom fa A Guest Book is available -to send condolences online To sign please visit ''Obituaries" at wwwcharlottecom MT GILEAD Mr James Arthur Gould died Saturday October 5 2002 Funeral service is 2 PM Thursday at Chestnut AME Zion Church Interment In church cemetery Visitation 11 AM to 8 PM Wednesday Harris Funeral Home CONOVER Todd Dennis Moose 36 aied September 28 2002 Funeral is 7 PM Thursday at Drum Funeral Home Chapel in Conover Visitation is 6-7 PM Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service NEWTON Ree Barlow Friday 83 died October 7 2002 Funeral 2pm Thursday North Newton Baptist Church burial St John's Lutheran Church Cemetery Conover Visitation Wednesday Drum Funeral Home Conover ROCKINGHAM James Haywood 77 died Tuesday October 8 2002 Funeral 11am Thursday Chapel of Watson-King Funeral Home Rockingham Visitation Wednesday 7-9pm at the funeral home ROCKINGHAM Fay Lunsford 77 died Monday October 7 2002 Funeral 2pm Thursday St Paul United Methodist Church Visitation 7 to Wednesday Watson-King Funeral Home Rockingham ROCKINGHAM Sadie Rainwater Player 85 died October 7 2002 Graveside services 2pm Thursday Richmond County Memorial Park Visitation Thursday Carter Funeral Home SALISBURY Mrs Betty Jo Brooks Tilley died October 8 2002 Funeral 11am Friday Yadkin Baptist Church burial church cemetery Visitation Thursday Lyerly Funeral Home SEVEN LAKES Betty Benner 73 died October 6 2002 Memorial service is 11 AM Thursday at Seven Lakes Chapel in the Pines Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes is in charge SPENCER Mr Jerry David Blackwell 63 died October 6 2002 Memorial service 2pm Wednesday Bethany Retirement Center Spencer Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Blackwell family SOUTHERN PINES Viola Fearnside 91 died October 6 2002 Memonal service 3pm Saturday Powell Funeral Home Chapel Powell Funeral Home Crematory in Southern Pines is assisting the Fearnside family STANLEY Jack Luther Human infant son of Jay and Crystal Human died October 7 2002 Funeral 4pm Wednesday Lutheran burial Hillcrest Gardens Visitation follows Woodlawn Funeral Home Mt Holly in charge STANLEY Mrs Sara Nixon Preslar 60 died October 8 2002 Funeral is 11 AM Thursday at Woodlawn Funeral Home Interment in Hillcrest Gardens Visitation 7-9 PM tonight at Woodlawn Funeral Home SUPPLY John Wayland Jr 63 of Tanglewood Drive formerly of Charlotte died Monday October 7 2002 He was the son of the late Jack Wayland He is survived by his mother Lillie Bell Ragan stepfather Dan Ragan stepmother Dorothy Way-land one sister Pat Pursley one daughter Kim Hilton two sons Joel and Larry Wayland half sister Darlene Caison half brother Gene Wayland step sister Claudie De Lahongrais and four grandchildren Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 pm followed by a memorial service at 7:30 pm on Wednesday October 9th in the Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel Shallotte NC Graveside services will be conducted om Thursday October 10th in the Sharon Memorial Park Charlotte NC Family request in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice PO Box 830 Supply NC 28462 Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory Shallotte NC is serving the Wayland family fa TROY William Bobby Hodges 72 died October 8 2002 Visitation PM Friday at White Crest Baptist Church service at 4 PM Interment in church cemetery Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle in charge WADESBORO Mrs Mildred Rushing Jarrell 89 died Tuesday October 8 2002 in Heritage Hills Nursing Home She was born in Union County July 21 1913 a daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Rushing and Ida Smith Rushing Haigler Mrs Jarrell was retired from Zimmer Inc and was a member of First Baptist Church in Wadesboro Funeral services for Mrs Jarrell will be 11:00 AM Thursday October 10 2002 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Dr Fred Senter officiating Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park The family will greet friends tonight (Wednesday) from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home and other times at the home of her daughter 707 West Avenue Wadesboro She was predeceased by her husband Homer Jarrell May 18 1996 and is survived by her daughter Sylvia Jarrell Jenrette of Wadesboro her granddaughter Kim Poe and her great-granddaughter Kirstie Poe both of Wadesboro and many step-grandchildren and their families Memonals may be made to First Baptist Church Music Ministry PO Box 423 Wadesboro NC 28170 The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home in Wadesboro fa WADESBORO Mr Alvin Allen Whitley 82 died October 6 2002 Graveside rites 11 AM Thursday at Faith Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery New London NC Visitation 10-11 AM Thursday at the church Stanly Funeral Home in chargej I GRASSY CREEK Robert Lee 'Bobby' Church 50 died October 7 2002 Funeral Is 2 PM Friday at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel Interment In Ashelawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery Boone Family Funeral Home in charge HAMLET Mrs Rosalyn Harris Long 59 died October 8 2002 at Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Nelson Funeral Services of Rockingham IRON STATION Mrs Mattie Thomas Vinson 90 of 3830 Oak-wood Circle died Tuesday October 8 2002 at Gaston Memorial Hospital Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ebony and Funeral Service INDIAN TRAIL Mrs Ollie Mae Storey 84 of Indian Trail died Tuesday October 8 2002 at Saturn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel 4431 Old Monroe Road Interment will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery The family will receive friends from PM Thursday evening at the funeral home Mrs Storey was born on March 8 1918 in Rock Run AL to the late Ciscero and Sally Humphrey She enjoyed making crafts and was a loving mother and grandmother who will be deeply missed by all who knew her She was predeceased by her husband Roy Lee Storey and daughter Lavern Storey Her survivors include sons: Horace Storey and wife Nancy of Clover Charles Storey and wife Peggy of Indian Trail Harvey Storey and wife Jo of York and Robert Storey of Waxhaw daughters: Shirley Hammond and husband Gary Mary Jewitt and husband Kenny both of Matthews and Susie Mullis and husband Scott of Monroe 25 grandchildren 34 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home Mat-thewslndian Trail fa KINGS MOUNTAIN Peggy Hartman Dixon 66 died October 7 2002 Funeral is 2 PM Thursday at First Wesleyan Church Interment in Mountain Rest Cemetery Visitation is 7-9 PM tonight at Harris Funeral Home KINGS MOUNTAIN Dorcas Lawrence Philbeck 81 died October 8 2002 Funeral is 2 PM Thursday at Pillar of Truth Ministries Burial in Gaston Memorial Park Visitation 7-9 PM tonight at Carothers Funeral Home Gastonia LENOIR Clinard Ray Johnson 80 died October 7 2002 Funeral 2 PM today at First Baptist Church of Whitnel Interment in church cemetery Visitation PM today the church Pendry's Funeral Home in charge LENOIR Earlene Mullinax Jolley 70 died October 8 2002 Graveside service is 2:30 PM Thursday at Grandin Baptist Church Cemetery Visitation 1-2 PM Thursday at Pendry's Funeral Home LEXINGTON William Grimes 78 died October 7 2002 Funeral is 2 PM Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel Interment in Lexington City Cemetery Visitation PM Thursday at the funeral home MARION Mr Vannie Harris 87 died October 7 2002 Services private on Thursday at Westmoreland Funeral Home burial Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Westmoreland Funeral Home is serving the family MARSHVILLE Mamie Staton age 84 died Monday October 7 2002 at Autumn Care of Marsh-ville Funeral services will be 2:30 PM Thursday at Robinson Chapel AME Zion Church with interment following in Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home in Wades-boro fa MONROE Mr Harry Robinson age 64 passed away on Wednesday October 2 2002 at Union Regional Hospital Mr Robinson was born August 28 1938 in Mecklenburg county and was the son of the late Harry and Blandena Robinson A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mr Robinson will be held on Saturday October 12 2002 at 1:00 pm in the Colonial Chapel of McEwen of Monroe with Dr Rommy Mullis officiating The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm at the funeral home Mr Robinson is survived by his wife Tommy Jean of the home two sons Gary Robinson of Charlotte NC and Paul Robinson of Fort Lawn SC two daughters Deborah Walley of Charlotte NC and Julie Wallace of Burnsville NC one step-son Bobby Rose of Monroe NC one brother Bill Robinson of Charlotte NC three sisters Barbara Masterson of Virginia Ruth Biggs and Marsha Robinson both of Albemarle NC thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren Arrangements are In the care of McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe 204 South Main Street Monroe NC 28112 fa OLD FORT Mrs Marjorie Burnette Setzer 78 died October 7 2002 Graveside service 3pm Wednesday Ebenezer Cemetery Westmoreland Funeral Home is serves the family WAXHAW Mrs Theo Yopp Gerow age 80 went to be with her Lord on Monday October 7 2002 Born to the late Samuel and Ruth Powers Yopp on November 14 1921 in Wilmington NC she was the oldest of six daughters She was preceded in death by her husband Mack Gerow A celebration of her life will be conducted at 3:00 pm Thursday October 10th at the First Baptist Church of Wed-dington on Hwy 16 South Interment will follow at Waxhaw City Cemetery The family will receive friends from 7 to 9:30 pm Wednesday night October 9 2002 at Davis Funeral Home of Monroe 1003 East Franklin Street Mrs Gerow is survived by three sons Mark Gerow and wife Dottie of Charlotte Freeman Gerow and wife Diane of King NC and Fred Gerow of Waxhaw two daughters Mrs Rena Herring and husband Jerrell of Waxhaw and Mrs Connie Lemmonds of Waxhaw a sister Mrs Sybil Yopp Pilson of Cameron NC eight loving grandchildren Marcus- Denton Freddy Kenneth Justin and Charlie Mack Gerow Jaime and Paul Lemmonds three great grandchildren McKennzey and Brianna Lemmonds and Bryson Gerow and many many loving friends A beloved member of the First Baptist Church of Weddington she was fondly called 'Miss Theo' by all who knew and loved her In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in her name to the First Baptist Church of Weddington 348 Providence Road South Weddington NC 28173 Davis Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the Gerow Family fa South Carolina UNCASTER Mr Charles Alston Plyler 63 died October 7 2002 Funeral is 2 PM Thursday at Hopewell United Methodist Church Interment in church cemetery Visitation is 7-9 PM tonight at Cauthen Funeral Home Lancaster Chapel CHESTER Mr Douglas 'Doug' McArthur Hawkins Sr 60 died October 7 2002 Funeral 2pm Friday Greene Funeral Home burial Grandview Memorial Park Cherry Road Visitation Thursday at funeral home UNCASTER Mr Robert Lewis Mobley Sr 79 died October 8 2002 Funeral is 2 PM Thursday at First United Methodist Church Interment in Lancaster Memorial Park Visitation 6-9 PM tonight Hartley Funeral Home YORK William Russell Garner Jr 67 died October 7 2002 Visitation 6-9 PM tonight Central Baptist Church service 11 AM Thursday Interment in Bethany ARP Church Cemetery Bratton Funeral Home in charge YORK Richard 'Rick' Lucas 44 died October 7 2002 Funeral 4pm Thursday Sharon Baptist Church Sharon SC burial church cemetery Visitation Wednesday 7-9pm Bratton Funeral Home Other States FORT WALTON BEACH FL Mary McCain Wilfong 93 died October 6 2002 Graveside service 2pm Friday Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery Newton Visitation Friday Willis-Reynolds Funeral Home Newton Share your memories online with the family wwwcharlottecomobituaries ffljr (DiarlotU (Dbsrrbcr I I

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