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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
October 24, 2003
Annie Laura Albright
   MEBANE Annie Laura Albright, 72, of 2016 S. NC 119 Hwy., died Oct. 22, 2003, at Hawfields Presbyterian Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. Tempe Fussell, pastor of Crossroads Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   She was born Nov. 19, 1930, daughter of the late William Herbert Albright and the late Stella Nicholson Albright. She was a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, a graduate of UNC Greensboro and a graduate of Elon University. She was a minister of music at First Baptist Church of Mebane for many years.
   She is survived by her sister, Mary Boyer; three brothers, William Linwood Albright, James E. Albright Sr. and Daniel G. Albright Sr., all of Hawfields; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.
   She was preceded in death by one brother, T. Elmo Albright.
   Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Walkers Funeral Home of Mebane.
   Walkers Funeral Home of Mebane is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 24, 2005
William Linwood Albright
   MEBANE — William Linwood Albright, 87, of 2041 N.C. 119 South, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Liberty Commons after three weeks of critical illness.
   A native of Mebane, he was the son of the late William Herbert and Stella Nicholson Albright. He was married to Ellen Kimball Albright, who survives. He was owner and operator of Albright Real Estate and a general contractor and residential builder. He was a lifelong member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, as well as, a member of the Alamance Board of Realtors, the Mebane American Legion, the Albright Brothers Quartet for 50 years, the Hawfields Civitan Club, and a former member of the Moose Lodge. He was a veteran of World War II.    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Lynne Albright Henderson and husband Claude of Norfolk, Va., and Carol Albright Phillips and husband Todd of Burlington; one son, Bill Albright of Mebane; six grandchildren, Kim Ray and husband Walter, Michelle Johnson, Tammy Coreil and husband Maurice, Jon Hawk, Andrew Royal, Amanda Royal; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Payton Ray; and two brothers, James Albright and Daniel G. Albright; and one sister, Mary Boyer.
   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Annie Laura Albright and a brother, Elmo Albright.
   The funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at Hawfields Presbyterian Church with Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and the Rev. Larry Cheek officiating. Burial will follow in Hawfields Cemetery.
   The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home in Graham and other times at the home.
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
November 12, 1995
Annie M. Andrews
   HAWFIELDS - Annie M. Andrews, 88, died Friday, Nov. 10, 1995.
   Funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, with the family receiving friends at the church following the service.    Rich and Thompson Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
June 23, 2000
Mr. F. T. Andrews
   MEBANE — Mr. F. T. Andrews, 79, of 2375 Jim Minor Road, died at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2000, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health, two weeks critical.
   A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Mamie Elizabeth Stone Andrews and the son of Mr. James Luther Andrews and Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Thompson Andrews, both deceased. He was retired from Western Electric and was a U.S. Army military police veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Millie Andrews Shepherd of Elon College; a son, Mr. William Ray Andrews of Charlotte; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Foster of Charlotte; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
   A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery by the Rev. Rainey Qualls.
There will be no visitation.
   Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
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The Burlington Times-News
Aug. 26, 1999
Mr. H. Ray Armstrong
   MEBANE — Mr. Harley Ray Armstrong, 68, of 3672 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 1999, at his home after three years of failing health, three weeks critical.
   A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Mrs. Annie Boggs Armstrong, who survives, and the son of Mr. Thomas Martin Armstrong and Mrs. Nancy Dianah Gray Armstrong, both deceased. He was a retired textile worker and a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church.
   Survivors other than his wife of the home include one sister, Mrs. Vergie Mae Byrd of Graham; two stepsons, Mr. Jack Webster of Asheboro and Dr. Barry Webster of Bassett, Va.; eight stepgrandchildren; and five great-stepgrandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Coy Gray Armstrong.
   The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by the Rev. Don Clements and Chaplain Mike Shannon. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
   The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
   Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 2, 2000
Mrs. L. E. Culberson Atkinson
   BURLINGTON — Mrs. L. E. Culberson Atkinson, 92, of Alamance Health Care Center, died at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000, at the Center after a long illness. She was a former resident of Haw River.
   A native of Chatham County, she was the wife of the late Mr. William Atkinson, and the daughter of Mr. Charles Andrew Culberson and Mrs. Annie Core Culberson, both deceased. She was retired from textile manufacturing and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
   Survivors include a son, Mrs. Ralph L. Poe of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Grace Vaughn of Elon College, Mrs. Fern Carden of Snow Camp and Mrs. Annie Charles Mincey of Wallace; four brothers, Mr. Charles Culberson of San Jose, Calif., Mr. Otis Culberson of San Francisco, Mr. Raymond Culberson of Alamance and Mr. Henry Culberson of Mebane; three stepchildren, Mrs. Louis (Ardell) Williams of Graham, Mrs. Herman (Ruth) Wood of Rome, Ga. And Mrs. Robert (Billie) Abernathy of Raleigh; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
   She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Anne Thompson; a son, Mr. Thomas Jackson Poe Jr.; a sister, Mrs. Willie Mae Gilbert; and two brothers, Mr. Frank Culberson and Mr. Leon Culberson.
   The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. Burial will be in the Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
   The family will be at the home of a son, Mr. Ralph Poe, 663 Wilkerson Trail in Mebane.
   Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
February 21, 2005
Elwin Benjamin Autry
   MEBANE - Mr. Elwin Benjamin Autry, 86, of Village at Brookwood, formerly of Mebane, died February 19, 2005.
   Mr. Autry was a native of Durham County, son of the late William Benjamin and Lillian Clifton Autry, and husband of the late Mary Frances Pickard Autry. He was a retired engineer with Western Electric.
   He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Lynn A. Bryant. He is survived by one sister, Louise A. Rich, of Durham; niece, Carol R. Blackwelder, of Durham; and nephew, Robert Rich, of Durham.
   Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, February 21, 2005, in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. Curtis Fussell. Arrangements by - Walker's Funeral Home of Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
January 9, 1992
Mrs. Mary Autry
   MEBANE - Mrs. Mary Pickard Autry, 68, of 2206 Charles Ave. died Wednesday at her home.
   Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   A native of Durham, she was a homemaker, a member of Circle 4 at her church and a graduate of Kennedy Business School.
   Surviving are husband, Elwin B. Autry; daughter, Mrs. Susan Bryant of Raleigh; sisters, Mrs. Louise P. Johnson, Mrs. Ruth P. Mangum, Mrs. Iva Lee Brown, all of Durham, Mrs. Elsie P. Smith of Ocala, Fla.
   The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 South N.C. 11, Mebane, N.C. 27302, or to Graham Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 728, Graham, N.C. 27253.
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Burlington Times-News
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Mrs. Ruby C. Ayers
   MEBANE - Mrs. Ruby Crowder Ayers, 72, of 1146 Gibson Road died at 7:05 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 1997, at Dorthea Dix Hospital in Raleigh after six weeks of failing health, two weeks critical.    A native of Austinville, Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. James E. Ayers, and the daughter of Mr. James Matthew Crowder and Mrs. Emer Graham Crowder, both deceased. She was a snack bar manager at Alamance Community College and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church    Survivors include six sisters, Miss Willie Crowder and Mrs. Nancy Ann Whitfield, both of Mebane, Mrs. Mary Murphy and Mrs. Jane Williamson, both of Graham, and Mrs. Jean Wilson of Gibsonville; and a brother, the Rev. Rick Crowder.    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, by Dr. Angus W. McGregor, interim pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 2 to 4 this afternoon, and at other times at the home of a sister, Mrs. Jean Wilson, 516 Cummings St., Gibsonville.    Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302. ________________________________________________________________

Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
Date: June 7, 1996
Benjamin Delano Baker
   Benjamin Delano Baker, 62, of 2403 Green Street, died in his home Tuesday evening. Mr. Baker was a native of Danville, VA, the son of the late Henry Wise and Rachel Stanford Baker. He moved to Durham as a young child, where he was a member of Angier Avenue Baptist Church. Mr. Baker was a sheet Metal Worker and a member of Sheet Metal Local No.5(Tenn). Mr. Baker served in the US Army during the Korean conflict.
   Surviving are his wife, Ruth Whitfield Baker; two sons, Benjamin D. Baker, Jr. of Durham and Mike Baker of Rougemont; one daughter, Holly B. Nichols of Hurdle Mills; three brothers, Harrell W. Baker of Burlington, Newton D. Baker and Sidney W. Baker, both of Durham; two sisters, Hilda B. Tillman of Durham and Joanne B. Sgrosso of Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
   Funeral services will be at 11 AM today at Hall-Wynne Chapel with the Rev. David Thomas and Rev. Dr. A. B. Plexico officiating. Burial will follow at Hawfields Presbyterian Cemetery in Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 15, 1991
Mrs. Agnes Barrett
   BURLINGTON - Mrs. Agnes M. Vincent Barrett, 62, of 1241 Lakeside Ave. died Sunday at Alamance Memorial Hospital.
   Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
   A native of Alamance County, she was retired from Mayberry Ice Cream Restaurant.
   Surviving are mother, Mrs. Bertha Ward Vincent of Swepsonville; sisters, Mrs. Elsie Petty of Blue Ridge, Ga., Mrs. Peggy Bradburn of Graham, Mrs. Alice Harris of Swepsonville, Mrs. Wilma Norris of Grovetown, Ga.; brother, Alton L. Vincent of Burlington.
   The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 p.m. today.
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Greensboro News & Record
May 17, 1993
Lacy D. Barton
   MEBANE - Lacy Delbert Barton, 81, of 131 Dodson Road, died May 15, 1993, at Veterans Administration Hospital, Durham.
   Graveside service will be at noon Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
   A native of Alamance County, he was the retired owner and operator of Barton Bedding, was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Mebane Presbyterian Church.
   Surviving are son, James S. Barton of Williamsburg, Va.; sister, Mrs. Annie Ruth Dodson of Mebane; brother, Glenn H. Thompson of Elon College; three grandchildren.
   The family will be at Walker's Funeral Home 7-9 tonight, other times at the home of his sister at 302 Hoover Road.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 17, 1999
Mr. Ralph L. Biggerstaff
   MEBANE — Mr. Ralph Lydron Biggerstaff, 93, of 2502 S. N.C. 119, died at 4:19 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, at the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields.
   A native of Rutherford County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Virginia Venable Biggerstaff and the late Mrs. Carleen Bryan Biggerstaff and the son of Mr. O. B. Biggerstaff and Mrs. Lydia Washburn Biggerstaff, both deceased. He was the retired president of Alamance Builders; a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder and a deacon; a member of the American Legion Post 63 (Walter B. Ellis); a veteran of World War II, during which he was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy; and a former chairman of the board of trustees of Glade Valley School. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University, and he received his master’s degree at Harvard Busi-ness School.
   Survivors include four nephews, Mr. Ralph Biggerstaff of Shelby, Mr. Alan Biggerstaff of Osteen, Fla., Mr. Frank L. Biggerstaff of Greensboro and Mr. John Black of Mebane; and two nieces, Mrs. Jane Stockard of Milledgeville, Ga., and Ms. Carolyn Biggerstaff of Greensboro.
   He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Ann Black; and two brothers, Mr. Foy E. Biggerstaff and Mr. Frank M. Biggerstaff.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and Dr. A. B. Plexico, pastor emeritus. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 3 to 5 p.m. today.
   Memorials may be made to Duke University, Office of Gift Records, 614 Chapel Drive Annex, Box 90581, Durham, N.C. 27708-0581, attn: Joseph & Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research, or to a charity of choice.
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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 24, 2001
Mrs. Louise Evans Bowden
   CHAPEL HILL — Mrs. Louise Evans Bowden, 83, of 413 Bowden Road, died at 4:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after several years of failing health and a critical illness of one year.
   A native of Orange County, she was the wife of Mr. Clyde H. Bowden, who survives, and the daughter of the late Addison Holden Walker and Donnie Esther Watkins Walker. She was a homemaker and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
   Survivors other than her husband of the home include a granddaughter, Miss Coynne Morrison of California; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Homerzella Gates and Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, both of Graham; three brothers, Mr. Bill Walker and Mr. Ned Walker, both of Hillsborough, and Mr. Allen Walker of Jacksonville, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
   She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Evans Morrison.
   The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
   Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
Nov. 16, 2002
Mrs. Katherine Farrell Capps
   BURLINGTON — Mrs. Katherine Farrell Capps, 82, a resident at Burlington Manor, died at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, at Burlington Manor after an extended illness and a critical illness of two weeks.
   A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Curtis William Capps, and the daughter of the late Mr. James Will Farrell and Mrs. Manie Pickard Farrell. She was a retired hosiery mill employee and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
   Survivors include three daughters, Ms. Karen Capps of Savannah, Ga., Mrs. Kathy C. Truitt of Graham, and Mrs. Cindy C. (Michael) Warren of Mebane; and four grandchildren, Mrs. Lisa Boulanger of Chicago, Jeffrey Faulk of Greensboro, and Brian Warren and Adam Warren, both of Mebane.
   The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of Mr. Michael and Cindy Warren, 3534 N.C. 119 North, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
   Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216. 
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The Burlington Times-News
Nov. 20, 2001
Mrs. Annie E. Snipes Carr
   HILLSBOROUGH — Mrs. Annie E. Snipes Carr, died at 7:50 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at Brookshire Nursing Center in Hillsborough.
   Born May 26, 1916, in Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. James F. Snipes and Arressa Snipes. She was retired from Alexander Wilson Elementary School with 32 years of service. She was a member of Melfield United Church of Christ where she served as a teacher, and was a member of the choir. She also served on the usher board and was a member of the missionary board.
   Survivors include two sons, Mr. Ashmere Carr of Haw River and Mr. Clarence Carr of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Wilson of Haw River; four grandchildren, the Rev. Darryl Carr, Amy Harris, Debra Curtis and Sheila Bynum; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of relatives and friends.
   She was preceded in death by two sons, Mr. Elmer Carr and Colen Snipes; two sisters; and five brothers.
   The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Melfield United Church of Christ by Pastor Danny Williams and the Rev. Eddie Weathers, eulogist. The body will lie in state one hour before the service. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery.
   Miles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Nov. 27, 2000
Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt Carr
    BURLINGTON — Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt Carr, 68, of 1215 Moody St., Greensboro, died, Saturday,     Nov. 25, 2000, at Chapel Hill Rehabilitation Center after a long illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was son of Mr. Lacy Carr and Mrs. Murdle Woods Carr, both deceased. He was a furniture delivery man for Green and McClure Furniture Co. and a member of Melfield United Church of Christ.
    Survivors include two brothers, the Rev. William H. Carr of Greensboro and Mr. Andrew Carr of Chapel Hill.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Woodrow Carr and Mr. Clarence Carr; and two sisters, Ms. Louise Jeffies and Ms. Mary Lacy Carr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Melfield United Church of Christ, Haw River by the Rev. Danny Williams, pastor. The body may be viewed from 1 to 9 p.m. today at Blackwell Funeral Home. Burial will be at Hawfields Cemetery, Mebane.
    The family will be at the church one hour before the funeral and at other times at the home of Mr. Ashmore Carr, 3472 N.C. 119 South, Haw River.
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Greensboro News & Record
October 10, 1993
Elizabeth S. Carrington
    BURLINGTON - Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Carrington, age 91, of 139 Piedmont Way, Burlington, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1993, at 7 p.m. at her residence after several years declining health.
    Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Charles Williams, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Burlington. Burial will follow in the Hawfields Church Cemetery.
    Mrs. Carrington was born in the Hawfields community of Alamance County, N.C., the daughter of the late Robert Walter Scott and the late Elizabeth Hughes Scott. She was married to the late Dr. George Lunsford Carrington. She was the sister of the late W. Kerr Scott, former governor and U.S. senator, the late Ralph H. Scott, former senator who served in the N.C. State Senate for many years, and aunt of Robert W. Scott, former governor of N.C.
    Mrs. Carrington was a member of the Hawfields Presbyterian Church, former nurse and nurse anesthetist. She was a forceful and effective advocate of a four year bachelor of science in nursing degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Nursing. In recognition of her efforts and contributions, the School of Nursing Building at UNC-Chapel Hill is named the Elizabeth Scott Carrington Hall, and the UNC School of Nursing's periodic publication is entitled The Carrington Quarterly.
    Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Agnes Scott Haseseler of Burlington and many nieces and nephews.
    The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Memorials may be made to the University of North Carolina School of Nursing, CB 7460, Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599-7460, the Hawfields Presbyterian Church or the Hawfields Presbyterian Child Care and Development Center, 2115 S. N.C. 119, Mebane, N.C. 27302. Memorials may also be made to the donor's favorite charity.
    McClure Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 3, 1990
Ernest Caviness
    MEBANE - Ernest Lee Caviness, 81, of 1114 S. Fifth St. died Sunday at Alamance County Hospital.
    Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Lee County, he was a retired employee of Dixie Yarn Mills.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Evelyn Caviness; daughter, Mrs. Mae McPherson of Burlington; son, Grady Caviness of Mebane; sister, Mrs. Pauline Maroney of Wake Forest; brother, Ralph Caviness of Coleridge; six grandchildren.
    Walkers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
June 15, 1992
Evelyn Caviness
    BURLINGTON - Evelyn Allen Ellis Caviness, 77, of 2711 Catherine Drive, formerly of Fifth Street in Mebane, died June 13, 1992, at White Oak Manor.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a retired employee of Dixie Yarns and a past deacon, former Sunday School Teacher and member of the Senior Citizen Club at her church.
    Surviving are stepson Grady Caviness of Mebane; stepdaughter, Mae McPherson of Burlington; brother, William I. Allen of Burlington; sister, Mrs. Thelma Moore of Burlington.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane 7-9 tonight.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 4, 1999
Mr. Chen-Yueh Cheng
    GRAHAM — Mr. Chen-Yueh Cheng, 89, of 136-B W. Crescent Square Drive, died at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of several days.
    Born Oct. 15, 1909, in An Hui Province, China, he was the husband of Mrs. Nancy Cheng, who survives. He received a doctorate degree from the University of London. He served for more than 10 years as a cultural attaché at the United States Information Services in Taiwan. After retiring in the 1970s, he taught at various universities in Taiwan for more than 15 years and received numerous honors and awards. He moved to the Los Angeles area in 1990 and to Graham in 1998.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Mr. Alexander Cheng of Mebane, and three grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mebane by the Rev. Robert J. Goode.
    The family will be at Bartlett Funeral Home in Gibsonville from 9 to 10 Friday morning.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 Silver Cedar Court, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 10, 2000
Mrs. Nell Ezzell Clayton
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mrs. Nell Ezzell Clayton, 85, of 1133 Carolina St., died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at her home after one year of failing health, five months critical.
    A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Colon T. Farrell and Mr. Ralph H. Clayton, who survives. She was the daughter of Mr. Thomas Ezzell and Mrs. Eva Noah Ezzell, both deceased. She was a retired employee of Copland Fabrics and was a member of Swepsonville United Methodist Church.
Survivors other than her husband of the home include three daughters, Mrs. James (Wanda) Owen of Elon College, Mrs. Richard (Linda) Roberts of Mebane and Mrs. Robert (Vickie) Sykes of Burlington; a son, Mr. Ted W. Farrell of Graham; a sister, Mrs. Susie Thomas of Mebane; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Peggy Hunt of Graham and Mrs. Donna Suitt of Wilson, Va.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and four great-stepgrandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Nell Caviness.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Glenn Everett, pastor of Swepsonville United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Joe Lister, retired United Methodist minister. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will be at the funeral home one hour before the service, and at other times at the home
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Greensboro News & Record
October 17, 1995
Swannie Coble
    GRAHAM - Swannie Ward Coble, 87, of 779 Woody Drive died Monday, Oct. 16, 1995.
    Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with visitation 7-8 tonight at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 28, 1999
Mrs. Annie Gladys Henley Cole
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Annie Gladys Henley Cole, 88, of 203 W. Main St., died at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Wake County, she was the wife of the late Mr. J. R. “Jimmy” Cole, who died in 1990, and the daughter of Mr. Samuel Henley and Mrs. Lucy Ray Henley, both deceased. She was retired from Cone Mills after 44 years. She was the oldest living member of First Baptist Church of Haw River, where she was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Donald (Freddie Cole) Dixon of Haw River and Mrs. Dolores Cole Smith of Lynchburg, Va.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Haw River by the Rev. Richard Poindexter, pastor. The body will be placed in the church one hour before the service. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will be at First Baptist Church of Haw River one hour before the service and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Haw River, 508 E. Main St., Haw River, N.C. 27258.
Lowe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
March 30, 1990
James Cole Jr.
    HAW RIVER - James Robert Cole Jr., 82, of 203 W. Main St. died Thursday at his home.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A Durham County native, he was a retired employee of N.C. Department of Transportation and a member of First Baptist Church.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Annie H. Cole; daughters, Mrs. Freddie Dixon of Haw River, Mrs. Dolores Smith of Lynchburg, Va.; brother, Harry Cole of Haw River; three grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Alamance, 1713 Edgewood Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27215
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The Burlington Times-News
March 8, 2001
Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Cooper
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Cooper, 98, of Heritage Place in Fayetteville, died at 1:08 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at the Village Green Rehabilitation Center in Fayetteville after several months of failing health. She was a former resident of Cooper Road in Graham.
    Born Jan. 14, 1903, in Decatur, Ga., she was the wife of the late Mr. Samuel Allen Cooper Sr., and the daughter of Mr. Ralph B. Scott and Mrs. Jennie Mallard Scott, both deceased. She was a retired teacher for the Wake, Harnett and Alamance County school systems, and was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church. She was educated in the Raleigh city Schools and received her undergraduate education from Flora McDonald and Elon College. She received her master’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She was a poet and had her work published in the Fayetteville Observer.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Geneva Cooper Williford of Fayetteville and Mrs. Louise Cooper Uzzell of Burgaw; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Samuel A. Cooper Jr.; and a grandmother, Mrs. Agnes Scott, for whom the Agnes Scott College in Decatur was named.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Graham by the Rev. Norman Whitney. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Hawfields.
    Memorials may be made to the Organ Fund of Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1500 S. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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The News & Observer
March 11, 1999
Mrs. Ruth White Courtney
    RALEIGH - Mrs. Ruth White Courtney, 95, of Raleigh, NC, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Rex Hospital.
Mrs. Courtney was born in Alamance Co., NC on October 21, 1903, the daughter of the late Harry Philip and Beulah Burton Hurdle White.
    Surviving are one son, Charles Malcolm Cowdery and wife, Cecile of Seattle, WA; one daughter, Phyllis Womble and husband, George of  Raleigh, NC; one sister, Virginia Lewis
of Virginia Beach, VA; seven grand- children and ten great-grandchildren.
    Private graveside services will be held at the Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mebane, NC by Rev. Curtis Fussell.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of NC, 800 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 9, 2001
Mrs. Barbara Hinshaw Covington
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Barbara Hinshaw Covington, 69, of 1140 Trollingwood Road, Haw River, died at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2001 at her residence after two weeks of critical illness.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Jim Covington, who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Margaret Warwick Hinshaw and the late David Edwin Hinshaw. Along with her husband, she was the owner of Jim’s Hotdogs, formerly Jim’s Tastee Freez, for 42 years. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of the Alamance County Rescue Ladies Auxiliary, Burlington Shrinettes and attended Imperial Shrine of North America for 17 years.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her mother of Haw River, include two sons, Mr. Jimmy Covington of Mebane and Mr. David Covington of Haw River; and two grandchildren, Kristen Covington Bowden of Graham and Adam Covington of Haw River.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell and Dr. A. B. Plexico. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Mr. Bill Covington, Mr. Neel Covington, Mr. Ricky Lee, Mr. Fenton Covington, Mr. Tim Covington and Mr. Michael Covington. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Jim’s Hot Dogs.
    The body will lie in state 30 minutes before the service. The family will receive friends at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 2 to 4 p.m. today and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, c/o Burlington Shrine Club, P.O. Box 1602, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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The Burlington Times-News
April 11, 1999
Mrs. Mary F. Covington
    MEBANE — Mrs. Mary Frances Campbell Covington, 79, of 2119 Jones Drive, died at 2 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of one year.
    Born in Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Brodie Cole Covington and the daughter of Mr. Eugene Campbell and Mrs. Addie Lillian Sykes Campbell, both deceased. She was retired from Holt Hosiery Mill. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include a son, Mr. Brodie C. Covington of Cobb Island, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Gena McIver and Mrs. Lillian Pierce, both of Chapel Hill; a brother, Mr. Elmer Campbell of Chapel Hill; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Carol Fisher. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. this evening and at other times at the home.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 19, 1999
Mr. Henry M. Crane
    MEBANE — Mr. Henry Michael Crane, 46, of 1217 S. Fifth St., died at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 17, 1999, at his home after an illness of three years.
    A native of Durham County, he was the husband of Mrs. Jackie Fields Crane, who survives, and the son of Mr. James A. Crane and Mrs. Vesta Dillehay Crane, both deceased. He was employed by the University of North Carolina for 27 years as a computer network manager. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mebane.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a son, Mr. Alexander Michael Crane of the home; and a brother, Mr. James A. Crane of York, S.C.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Mebane by Dr. Terry Farmer, pastor, and Dr. Charles Fleshman, associate pastor. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
The family will be at the home following the service.
    McClure Funeral Home in Mebane is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
August 2, 1992
Mrs. Dorothy W. Crawford
    HIGH POINT - Mrs. Dorothy W. Crawford, 90, of Presbyterian Home, 201 Greensboro Road died Aug. 1, 1992, at the center.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Presbyterian Home chapel. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Haw River.
    A native of Alamance County, she was retired from 1st Home Federal, a member of First Presbyterian Church of High Point, former member of Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, a Sunday school teacher, former choir member, life member of Women of the Church and a graduate of UNCG, formerly Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.
    Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
    Forbis & Dick North Elm Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Home, 201 Greensboro Road, High Point, N.C.
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The Burlington Times-News
Aug. 7, 2000
Mrs. Betty Simmons Culberson
    MEBANE — Mrs. Betty Simmons Culberson, of 2508 South Jim Minor Road, died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after several years of failing health and a critical illness of one week.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. Henry Coore Culberson, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Otis Elisha Simmons and Mrs. Bessie Tate Simmons, both deceased. She was a retired vice president of Wachovia Bank of North Carolina, where she had previously served as retain banking manager for Alamance County, business banking manager and private banking manager for Alamance County. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where she formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Hawfields Presbyterian Child Care Board. At the time of her death, she was treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Alamance County Silent Witness Program (Crime Stoppers) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Alamance County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority. She was a past member of the Board of Directors of the Alamance County Extension Service Agency and the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce, where she served on the Agri-Business Committee for many years.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Kimberly McVey of Burlington; three sisters, Mrs. Frances Simmons of Burlington, Mrs. Catherine Simon of Wilmington and Mrs. Shirley Toadvine of Florence, Ky.; three brothers, Mr. Otis E. Simmons Jr. of Elon College, Mr. John M. Simmons of Apex and Mr. Carl M. Simmons of Raleigh; a grandchild; and a stepgrandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 29, 1992
W. Russell Dean
    GRAHAM - W. Russell Dean of 306 North St. died July 27, 1992, at Veteran's Administration Center.
    Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church of Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was retired from the Greensboro News & Record, a member of First United Methodist Church, member of the DAV and a World War II Army veteran. Surviving are wife, Mrs. Alice Allison Dean of the home; son, Walter Dean of Graham; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 tonight.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
March 1, 2003
Annie Mitchell DeGraffenreidt
    MEBANE - Mrs. Annie Mitchell DeGraffenreidt, 86, passed Wednesday. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery. Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Knotts Funeral Home of Pittsboro.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 11, 2002
Mr. Robert Earl (Bobby) Dickens
    DECATUR, Ga. — Mr. Robert Earl (Bobby) Dickens, 68, of Avondale Estates, Ga., died at 2:37 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at his residence.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a medical electronics salesman.
    Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Nelms Dickens of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Julie Ann Magee of Tucker, Ga.; two sons, Mr. Robert Earl Dickens Jr. and Mr. Michael Eric Dickens, both of Avondale Estates; a sister, Mrs. Wanda G. Sadler of Graham; three grandchildren, Kelly Lauren Magee, Matthew Gordon Magee, and Robert Chason Magee; ex-wife and mother of children, Ms. L. Jean Dickens; and best friend, Spike.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and Dr. A. B. Plexico. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home of the sister, Mrs. Wanda Sadler, 705 Oakgrove Drive, Graham.
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Greensboro News & Record
October 15, 1990
Mrs. Mozelle I. Dixon
    HAW RIVER - Mrs. Mozelle Isley Dixon, 80, of the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields in Mebane, formerly of Cherry Lane in Haw River, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home.
    Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a homemaker.
    Surviving are son, Donald Dixon of Haw River; sisters, Mrs. Edna Lou Frank of Marietta, Ga., Mrs. Janice Rogers of High Point, Mrs. Polly Lewis of Burlington, Mrs. Hazeline Longest, Mrs. Lucille Flythe, both of Graham, Mrs. Josie Lee Walsh of Boomer; brother, Colon Isley of Graham.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence of the son, 2262 Cherry Lane, Haw River.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 South N.C. 119, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
April 18, 1990
John Dunn
    MEBANE - John Joseph Dunn, 76, of 1468 Trollingwood-Hawfields Road died Monday at Alamance Memorial Hospital in Burlington.
    Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A Person County native, he was a retired employee of AT&T and a World War II Army Air Corps veteran. He was a former employee of Western Electric.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Ann T. Dunn; daughters, Mrs. Jo Ann Fernston of Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Nancy Single of Boone; sister, Mrs. Cozelia Clayton of Roxboro; brothers, Randel Dunn of McLeansville, Martin Dunn of Marshall; one grandchild.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham 7:30-8:30 p.m. today.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 18, 2001
Mr. Roy Brown Erskine Jr.
    MEBANE — Mr. Roy Brown Erskine Jr., 69, of 3405 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 5 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2001, at his home.
    A native of Spartanburg, S.C., he was the husband of Mrs. Betty M. Erskine, who survives, and the son of Mr. Roy B. Erskine Sr. and Mrs. J. Pauline Lee Erskine, both deceased. He was retired from the Federal Aviation Agency and was a U.S. Navy veteran.
    Survivors other than his wife of Orlando, Fla., include two daughters, Ms. Libby Brady of Mebane and Mrs. Teressa Blackman of Matthews; a son, Mr. Roy B. Erskine III of Orlando; and three grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
The family will be at the home.
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
December 22, 2005
Ruby Nell Thomas Evans
    THOMASVILLE- Mrs. Ruby Nell Thomas Evans, 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at her residence. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Swepsonville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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The Burlington Times-News
Sept. 16, 2002
Mr. Merton Edward Fairbank
    HAW RIVER — Mr. Merton Edward Fairbank, 59, of 3436 Douglas Drive, died at 11:39 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at Duke University Medical Center.
    A native of Churchville, N.Y., he was the husband of Mrs. Donna Rogers Fairbank, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Clara Fulford Fairbank, who survives, and Mr. Raymond Fairbank, deceased. He was employed by Culligan Water Systems. He was of the Baptist faith and a devoted husband and father.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother include daughters and sons-in-law Deborah and Ron Sherman of Hilton, N.Y., Dawn and Jim Crawford of Mount Morris, N.Y., and Amanda and Greg Gruendike of Tullahoma, Tenn.; grandchildren Jessica, Julie, Daniel and Jamie Crawford and Merton and Carrie Gruendike; two brothers and one sister.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Bishop Anthony Cherry and the Rev. James L. Rosser. Burial will follow in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Service in Graham for one hour prior to the service.
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Greensboro News & Record
February 18, 1992
Roxie Wilkins Farrington
    BURLINGTON - Funeral for Mrs. Roxie Wilkins Farrington of 2477 Freshwater Road, Haw River, who died Friday, will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Melfield United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery.
    The family will be at Sharpe Funeral Home 7-8 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
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Greensboro News & Record
November 13, 1990
Grace Fenton
    MEBANE - Mrs. Grace Hawkins Fenton, 86, of 2262 South N.C. 119 died Monday at Duke Medical Center.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Brown Summit, she was a homemaker.
    Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Becky Albright, Mrs. Ann Hamby, Mrs. Nell Wilson, all of Mebane, Mrs. Mary Jane Collins of Graham; sister, Mrs. Janie H. Parkins of Greensboro; brother, James Hawkins of Greensboro; 10 grandchildren.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Andrews Memorial Baptist Church Retirement Home Fund.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 26, 1990
John Jones Fenton, Jr.
    MEBANE - John Jones Fenton Jr., 89, of 2262 South N.C. 119 died Wednesday at his home.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    A native of Walnut Hill, Pa., he was a retired farmer.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Grace Hawkins Fenton; daughters, Mrs. Becky Albright, Mrs. Ann Hamby, Mrs. Nell Wilson, all of Mebane, Mrs. Mary Jane Collins of Graham; 10 grandchildren.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 p.m. Friday, other times at the residence.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Andrews Memorial Baptist Church Retirement Home Fund.
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The Burlington Times-News
June 8, 1999
Mrs. Annie W. Finefrock
    MEBANE — Mrs. Annie Weaver Finefrock, 85, of 4224 Mebane Rogers Road, died at 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 7, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of six months, one week critical.
    A native of Mebane, she was the wife of the late Mr. Howard L. Finefrock and the daughter of Mr. Henry C. Weaver and Mrs. Josephine Sharpe Weaver, both deceased. She was an R.P.M. nurse for nearly 50 years, 30 of those years at the Mebane Clinic. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mebane and a former member of the Eastern Star.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mark (Joanne) Buckley of Archdale; a sister, Mrs. Lillian King of Mebane; a brother, Mr. Sherdian Weaver of Mebane; and a grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Mebane by Dr. Terry Farmer. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, at other times at the home.
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Greensboro News & Record
December 12, 1990
Gary Foust
    BURLINGTON - Gary Foust, 33, of 1301 S. Third St. Extension, Mebane, died Monday at Alamance County Hospital.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Mebane, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery in Haw River.
    A native of Alamance County, he was an employee of Lawrence Industries.
    Surviving are son, Gary Antonio Gray of Burlington; daughters, Whitney Holt, Brittany Holt, both of Mebane; mother, Sarah Ann Foust of Mebane; brothers, Jerry Foust of Mebane, William Foust of Burlington; sisters, Faye Minor, Connie Long, Marilyn Burton, all of Mebane, Cynthia Hester of Burlington.
    The family will be at Sharpe Funeral Home 7-8 p.m. today.
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Greensboro News & Record
June 10, 1993
Flora A. Freshwater
    DURHAM - Mrs. Flora Ann Freshwater, 75, of 301 Archdale Drive died June 9, 1993, at Friendly Rest Home.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lowe Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Denton, Texas, she was a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church.
    Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Rosa Ann Dawson of Durham, Mrs. Cheryl Peoples of Snow Camp; son, David Freshwater of Graham; sister, Mrs. Gladys Lett of Statesville; brother, Sterling McDaniel of Grapeland, Texas; 11 grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight, other times at the home of daughters, Rosa Dawson, 1107 Little Creek Road, Cheryl Peoples, 8402 Snow Camp Road, Snow Camp, or her son at 608 Ray St., Graham.
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Greensboro News & Record
April 15, 1990
Mrs. Hazel Freshwater
    JAMESTOWN - Mrs. Hazel G. Freshwater, 87, of 1628 Guilford Road died Saturday at her home.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hanes-Lineberry North Elm Street Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mebane where she was a member.
    She was a native of Guilford County.
    Surviving are sisters, Miss Bada Gardner of the home, Mrs. Adna Ratcliffe of the home, Mrs. Lucy Bryant of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Gertrude Jones of Greensboro; brothers, Paul Gardner, Jack Gardner, both of Jamestown.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-8:30 p.m. today.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 415 W. High St., High Point, N.C. 27260. _________________________________________________________________

The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 27, 2002
Billie Van Smith Garner
    BURLINGTON — Billie Van Smith Garner, 63, of 507 Everette St., Apt. 314-B, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2002, at the Hospice Home after six months of declining health, 12 weeks critical.
A native of Alamance County she was the daughter of J. Van Smith and Lula Mae Albright Smith, both deceased. She attended Open Bible Baptist Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Gloria Dawn Foust of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Lynn Smith Cannon of Archdale; a granddaughter, Miss Crystal Dawn Overman of High Point; two grandsons, Dustyn Treay Foust and Corey Alexander Foust, both of Graham; a great-grandson, Devin Cole Stewart of High Point; and a dear friend, Buddy Joe Majors of Burlington.
    She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Robert Lee Corbett and Angel Marie Corbett; and a sister, Lessie Ann Smith.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. James McKinney.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham tonight from 7 to 9.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 14, 2001
Mr. Robert W. Gibson
    MEBANE — Mr. Robert W. Gibson, of 2039 Royce Drive, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001, after a two-year illness.
    He was the son of Mrs. Lula G. Rowland, who survives, and the late Mr. Robert W. Gibson Sr. He attended Alexander Wilson High School, King College in Bristol, Tenn., and Georgia State University. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and worked for the N.C. Department of Human Resources in Vocational Rehabilitation before retiring. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he was a former elder, member of the cemetery committee and Bible study Sunday school class. He served on the Hawfields Historical Preservation Committee, National Trust for Historic Preservation, State Employees Association of N.C., National Vocational Rehabilitation Association and N.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Association. He was president of the Piedmont Camelia Club.
    Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Lula G. Rowland of the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields; three sisters, Mrs. C.R. (Nannie G.) Overman of High Point, Mrs. Jack (Manie) Richardson of Salisbury and Mrs. Bill (Linda) Douglas of Mebane; two stepsisters, Mrs. Duane (Peggy) Walters of Mebane and Mrs. Selden (Joann) Jordan of Burlington; and one stepbrother, Mr. George Thomas “Tommy” Rowland of Mebane.
    He was preceded in death by a stepfather, Mr. George Rowland, and a stepsister, Mrs. Lonnie (Jean) Robertson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and the Rev. Carole Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    Visitation will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to the Robert W. Gibson Jr. Memorial, Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2215 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C.
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Greensboro News & Record
August 5, 1995
Paul R. Graves
    MEBANE - Mr. Paul Rankin Graves, 81, of 6815 U.S. Highway 70 East, died Friday, August 4, 1995.
    Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane, N.C. tonight from 7-9 p.m. Other times at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Cleo G. Allen, 103 Circle Drive, Mebane, N.C.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 19, 1999
Ms. Frances H. Griffin
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Frances H. Griffin, 78, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999. She was a resident of Twin Lakes Retirement Center.
    A lifelong resident of Raleigh, she was retired from the State of North Carolina, Wildlife Division.
    Survivors include two daughters, Ms. Cotha Cates and Ms. Jo Faircloth, both of Cary; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Mebane.
    There will be a memorial service for friends and fellow-residents at Twin Lakes Retirement Center, Health Center Chapel, at 9:30 a.m., prior to the graveside service.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, cemetery endowment fund, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
    The Cremation Society of the Carolinas Inc., Raleigh, is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
October 26, 2004
C. Thomas Gumm
    GRAHAM C. Thomas "Tommy" Gumm, 60, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va.The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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The Burlington Times-News
April 14, 1999
Mrs. Ruby W. Gumm
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Ruby Mae Walters Gumm, 79, of 706 Brookgreen Terrace, died at 3:37 a.m. Monday, April 12, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after several years of failing health, one week critical.
    A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Roy Morgan Gumm and the daughter of Mr. U. T. Walters and Mrs. Frances Dean Walters, both deceased. She was retired from Collins and Aikman. She was active in the TOPS and KOPS organizations and in the Hawfields Senior Citizens Group. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Raleigh (Rae Vone Gumm) Campbell of Roanoke, Va.; four sons, Mr. Harold D. Gumm of Haw River, Mr. William E. “Bill” Gumm and Mr. Tommy Gumm, both of Graham, and Mr. Donald F. Gum of Whitsett; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. A. B. Plexico, pastor emeritus, and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 3, 2003
Mrs. Agnes Scott Haeseler
    BURLINGTON — Mrs. Agnes Scott Haeseler, 95, of Twin Lakes, died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003 at her residence.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of Robert Walter Scott and Elizabeth Hughes Scott, both deceased. She was the last surviving child of 14 children. Mrs. Scott attended Flora McDonald College, The Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing and the University of Pennsylvania School of Public Health. She was a registered nurse and worked in the Newark, N.J. school system for over 30 years and worked as supervisor of nursing at the Staten Island Children’s Hospital. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and the driving force behind the Hawfields Child Care and Developmental Center.
    There will be a graveside service at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell.
    Memorials may be made to the Hawfields Presbyterian Church or the Hawfields Child Care and Developmental Center, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is handling arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 7, 2001
Mrs. Dilcie Marie Hester
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Dilcie Marie Hester, of 2432 Freshwater Road, died Wednesday, October 3, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Nash County, she was the wife of William Hester, who survives, and the daughter of Brodie Farrington and Roxie Wilkins, both deceased. She was a member of Melfield United Church of Christ.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a son, Brodie Farrington Jr. of the home; two daughters, Brenda Senter and Audrey Parker, both of Haw River; five sisters, Willie O. Garrett, Rosie Foust, Frances Bruce, Paulette Minor, and Ruth Worth, all of Haw River; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Melfield United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery.
    The family will be at the church from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday.
    Blackwell Funeral Home in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 28, 2002
Mrs. Pearl Marie Holmes
    MEBANE — Mrs. Pearl Marie Payne Holmes, 82, of 3339 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Britthaven of Chapel Hill after several years of failing health.
    A native of Bladen County, she was the wife of the late William Albert Holmes, and the daughter of the late Charlie Winston Payne and Margaret Sharpe Payne. She was a homemaker and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Shirley (Willie) Straughan and Ms. Joyce Graves, all of Mebane, and Mrs. Faye (Allen) Cates and Mrs. Frances (Jimmie) Elmore, all of Efland; two sons, Mr. Ernest (Jean) Holmes of Eli Whitney and Mr. Jack Holmes of Mebane; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery by the Rev. Randy Majors. The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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Greensboro News & Record
December 30, 1992
Robert Winfred Holmes, Jr.
    GRAHAM - Robert Winfred Holmes, Jr., 47, of 5225 Keen Drive died Dec. 29, 1992, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Walker's Funeral Home in Mebane. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery in Mebane.
    Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Frances Lynette Edy of Albermarle; son, Robert Lee Holmes of Albermarle; mother, Mrs. Annie Lee Taylor Holmes of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Mrs. Ruth Holmes Phillips of Efland; brothers, John David Holmes of Burlington, George Dean Holmes of Cocoa, Fla., Carl Lee Holmes of Las Vegas, Nev., Paul Wayne Holmes of Haw River; half sister, Mrs. Barbara Stutts of Elon College; one grandchild.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight, other times at the residence of sister Mrs. Ruth Holmes Phillips, 5105 Howard Court, Efland.
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The Burlington Times-News
April 22, 2002
Mr. William “Bill” Holmes
    MEBANE — Mr. William Albert Holmes, 83, of 3339 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2002, at his home after a two-month illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Pearl Marie Payne Holmes, who survives, and the son of Mr. Walter Carl Holmes and Mrs. Lela Blanche Brewer Holmes, both deceased. He was a retired employee of Cannon Mills and a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include four daughters, Mrs. Shirley (Willie) Straughan and Mrs. Joyce Graves, both of Mebane, and Mrs. Faye (Allen) Cates and Mrs. Frances (Jimmie) Elmore, both of Efland; two sons, Ernest (Jean) Holmes of Eli Whitney and Jack Holmes of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Greeson of Mebane, Ms. Edna Holmes of Graham, and Mrs. Mildred Hadnot of Greensboro; a brother, Walter Holmes of Oviedo, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday before the service, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 17, 1999 and May 18, 1999
Mr. Phillip K. Hurteau
    MEBANE — Mr. Phillip K. Hurteau, 44, of 2332 Farrell Road, died at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999, at his home after several months of failing health.
    A native of Durham County, he was the son of Mr. Walter M. Hurteau and Mrs. Hazel F. Hurteau, who both survive. He worked at Vocational Trades of Alamance and Caswell Counties and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors others than his parents of the home include three brothers, Mr. Fred Hurteau and Mr. Richard Hurteau, both of Mebane, and Mr. Gary Hurteau of Graham.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the funeral. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home of a son, 220 Silverlake Drive, Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
July 18, 2002
Mr. Walter Michael Hurteau
    MEBANE — Mr. Walter Michael Hurteau, 81, of 2331 Farrell Road, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2002, at his residence after 1 ½ years of declining health and six weeks critical.
    A native of Philadelphia, Pa., he was the husband of Mrs. Hazel Farrell Hurteau, who survives, and the son of the late Alfred J. Hurteau and Katherine McLean Hurteau. He was a retired mechanic for the city of Burlington and attended Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and received a Bronze Star GO#130 HQ 1st U.S. Inf. Div.44, a Purple Heart, Good Conduct medal GO #9 HQ 7th FA BN 45, American Defense Service medal WWII, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaign with Bronze Service Arrowhead and 8 Stars, and WWII Victory medal. He was involved in battles and campaigns in Ardennes Rhineland, Algeria French Morocco, Central Europe, Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, and Northern France and D-Day in Normandy, Sicily, and North Africa.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three sons, Mr. Fred Hurteau and Mr. Richard Hurteau, both of Mebane, and Mr. Gary Hurteau of Graham; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Philip Kenneth Hurteau.
    The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and the Rev. Jay Kennett, Hospice chaplain. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215 or to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 21, 2000 and Oct. 22, 2000
Ms. Betty Lou Hutson
    MEBANE — Ms. Betty Lou Hutson, 68, of 1662 Turner Road, died at 8 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at her home after an illness of nine years.
    A native of Pelly, Texas, she was the daughter of Mr. Randle Hutson and Mrs. Christine Hutson, both deceased. She was retired from General Electric Corp. of Mebane, where she was one of the 12 original employees of the Mebane branch. She was a member of Mebane Presbyterian Church. She attended schools in Bayton, Texas, and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. She moved to Mebane in 1956.
    Survivors include a brother, Mr. Randle (Gayle) Hutson of Onalaska, Texas and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy (Arthur) Cates of Deer Park, Texas.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Norma Fojt.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, at Mebane Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Jeff Smith, pastor. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Mebane.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122; to Mebane Presbyterian Church; or to a charity of choice.
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
January 22, 2006
Elaine Pickard Isaac
    MEBANE- Mrs. Elaine Pickard Isaac, 80, died January 21, 2006 at 2:32 a.m. at Hospice Home of Mebane. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral Home is serving the family.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 26, 1999
Mrs. Carol Isley
    MEBANE —Mrs. Carol Isley, of 119 Dodson Road, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Joseph W. Isley, the daughter of the late Mrs. Marion Kirkpatrick Hodge and the stepdaughter of the late Mr. William F. Hodge. She was a guardette with Fairchild Aircraft Corp. for two years and was retired from Western Electric, where she was an inspector.
    Survivors include a daughter, Ms. Kay Isley of Efland; a brother, Mr. William F. Hodge Jr. of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. Patty Watson of Durham; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery by the Rev. Gene Jester and the Rev. Randy Hobbs.
    The family will be at Walker’s Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening.
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Greensboro News & Record
May 31, 1995
Emmett Jenness, Jr.
    MEBANE - Mr. Emmett Tilford Jenness Jr., 64, of 3373 Burgess Dr. died Tuesday, May 30, 1995 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.
    Born in Star, Texas to the late Mr. Emmett Tilford Jenness Sr. and the late Mrs. Ruth Fowler Jenness, he was the husband of Mrs. M. Ruth Dixon Brenner Jenness who survives of the home. He was an electrical design engineer for AT&T in Burlington. Mr. Jenness was Presbyterian, was a veteran of the Korean War and was a member of the Pioneer Club of America.
    Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Carol Fischer, associate pastor, will officiate.
    Surviving other than his wife is a daughter, Ms. Polly Apple of Haw River; son, Henry Paul Jenness of Haw River; stepdaughters, Mrs. Denise Johnson of Graham, Ms. Maria Brenner of Graham and Mrs. Sondra B. Clark of Julian; stepsons, Edward Earl Brenner of Burlington and Jeff Troy Brenner of Elon College; half-sisters, Mrs. Judy Wienkle of New Jersey and Mrs. Charlene Landry of Baton Rouge, La.; three grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. tonight at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane and other times at the residence.
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Greensboro News & Record
January 15, 1992
Mrs. Phyllis Johnson
    GRAHAM - Mrs. Phyllis Rowe Johnson, 55, of 3125 Parker Drive, Cumming, Ga., died Tuesday at her home.
    Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Buchanan County, Va., she was a member of Lilburn First Baptist Church in Lilburn, Ga., and a volunteer at Gwinnett Mental Health Center and for the restoration of Wynn-Russell House in Lilburn, Ga.
    Surviving are husband, Sidney Cecil Johnson Jr.; daughters, Mrs. Sharon Atcheson of Riverdale, Ga., Mrs. Mary Ann West of Powder Springs, Ga., Mrs. Cynthia LaRue Lisenby of Snellville, Ga.; father, Erwin Row of Abington, Va.; mother, Mrs. Esther West of Saxapahaw; sisters, Mrs. Loretta Cleghorn of Jasper, Ga., Betty Crigger of Bristol, Tenn.; brother, Bob Keen of Saxapahaw; five grandchildren.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday.
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Greensboro News & Record
January 29, 1992
Mrs. Donna Johnston
    GRAHAM - Mrs. Donna McBane Johnston of 208 E. Harden St. died Tuesday at her home.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Graham Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a retired teacher with the Alamance County school system and a member of the Alamance County Retired School Teachers Association.
    Surviving are daughter, Miss Sarah Graham Johnston of the home; sons, James S. Johnston Sr., Dr. Ben M. Johnston, both of Graham; sister, Mrs. Ella Mae Andrews of Presbyterian Home of Hawfields; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, 216 W. Harden St., Graham, N.C. 27253, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
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Greensboro News & Record
April 18, 1996
Mrs. Avanell V. Jones
    MEBANE - Mrs. Avanell V. Jones, 81, of 1200 S. Fifth St., Mebane, N. C. died Tuesday, April 16, 1996 after a two week illness.
    Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Agape Baptist Church with burial in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane, N C. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, other times at the home of Mr. & Mrs. James Jones, 2206 Brisbane Court, Mebane, N.C.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
January 23, 1995
Mr. Claude Jones
    MEBANE -- Mr. Claude ``June'' Jones, 81, of 1200 S. Fifth St., died Friday, Jan. 20, at Alamance County Hospital in Burlington after a sudden illness.
    A native of Chatham County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late Claude M. and Ethel Squires Jones. He was a charter member of Agape Baptist Church and was retired from the Efland Hosiery Mill.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Agape Baptist Church by the Rev. Jeff Davenport. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Mrs. Avanell Vincent Jones; a daughter, Mrs. Delores Gaines of Winston-Salem; a son, Mr. James Jones of Mebane; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Smith of Mebane and Mrs. Kathleen Efland of Efland; a brother, Mr. Macon Jones of Burlington; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive visitors from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane, and other times at the home.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 26, 2000
Mr. Chris Lloyd Kametches
    MEBANE — Mr. Chris Lloyd Kametches, 64, of 7317 Hebron Church Road, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center after an illness of five months.
    Born Oct. 9, 1935, in Wake County, he was the husband of Mrs. Nancy Webster Kametches, who survives, and the son of Mr. Chris Kametches and Mrs. Omega Lloyd Kametches, both deceased. He was a retired senior executive vice president of Fieldcrest Cannon Inc. He was a member of the Wolf Pak Club and an advisor to the College of Textiles. He was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Cindy McCrickard of Raleigh; a son, Mr. Mark Kametches of Raleigh; a sister, Mrs. Priscilla Alessandro of Gig Harbor, Wash.; a half brother, Mr. Greg Kametches of Atlanta; a half sister, Ms. Mary Holloway of Atlanta; and stepmother, Mrs. Sylvia Kametches Padrick of Atlanta.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hebron United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jessie Staton. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
   The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3109 Poplarwood Court, Suite 125, Raleigh, N.C. 27604-1043
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 31, 1999
Mrs. Nannie P. Kelley
    MEBANE — Mrs. Nannie “Nan” Payne Burgess Kelley, 90, of 3263 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at her home after an illness of two-and-a-half years.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Battle Burgess and Mr. Winslow “Buck” Caswell Kelley, who survives. She was the daughter of Mr. Charlie W. Payne and Mrs. Margaret Sharpe Payne, both deceased. She was the retired owner / operator of Kelley’s Grill in Mebane and a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Elsie) Young of Mebane; a son, Mr. Delmer Burgess of Mebane; three stepsons, Mr. David Kelley of Goose Creek, S.C., Mr. Al Kelley of Mebane, and Mr. Dale Kelley of Burlington; a sister, Mrs. William (Pearl) Holmes of Mebane; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell and Dr. A. B. Plexico. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 5 to 7 this evening and at other times at the home.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 26, 1999
Mr. W. C. Kelley
    MEBANE — Mr. Winslow Caswell “Buck” Kelley, 85, of 3263 Old Hillsborough Road, died at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of three months, one week critical.
    A native of Wake County, he was the husband of the late Mrs. Nannie Payne Burgess Kelley and the son of Mr. Wesley E. Kelley and Mrs. SuBrina Chappell Kelley, both deceased. He was the retired owner/operator of Kelly’s Grill in Mebane and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. David Kelley of Goose Creek, S.C., Mr. Al Kelly of Mebane and Mr. Dale Kelley of Eli Whitney; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Richard (Elsie B.) Young of Mebane; a stepson, Mr. Delmer Burgess of Mebane; two brothers, Mr. Elmer Kelley and Mr. Victor Kelley, both of Burlington; seven grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell and Dr. A. B. Plexico. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
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Greensboro News & Record
October 28, 1998
Adam Kyle Kerr
    GIBSONVILLE - Adam Kyle Kerr, one day old, of 3040 County Farm Rd., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998.
    A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 1998, in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Rich & Thompson Mortuary, Burlington.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 29, 2001
Mrs. Sybil Albright Kessler
    MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — Mrs. Sybil Albright Kessler, 82, of Middletown, died Friday, March 9, 2001, in Middletown after a long illness. She was formerly of Mebane.
    She was the wife of Mr. Lamar Kessler, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. R. Frank Albright and Mrs. Della Gibson Albright, both deceased.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include a son, Mr. Jeffrey A. Kessler; two sisters, Ms. Elizabeth Albright and Ms. Sara Malcolm; and two brothers, Mr. John Albright and Mr. George Albright.
    A memorial service was held in Pennsylvania on March 13, 2001.
    A memorial service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church in Mebane.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
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The Burlington Times-News
Nov. 1, 2000
Mrs. Linda Sue Caviness Kimrey
    MEBANE — Mrs. Linda Sue Caviness Kimrey, 53, of 2464-B Kimrey Road, died at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after an illness of one week.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of Mr. William Richard Kimrey, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. Albert Caviness and Mrs. Catherine Newlin Caviness, both deceased. She was a homemaker.
Survivors other than her husband of the home include one daughter, Miss Ann Alise Kimrey of the home; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Stacey Kimrey Coleman of Burlington; a stepson, Mr. Travis Kimrey of Mebane; a brother, Mr. Al Caviness of Graham; and two grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 21, 1999
Mrs. Esther Kontoulas
    SPRINGHILL, Kan. — Mrs. Esther Janice Sumner Koutoulas, 80, of 20705 W. 151st died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, May 9, 1999, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
    Born Sept. 4, 1918, in Chatham County, she was the daughter of Mr. Turner Sumner and Mrs. Lula Sumner, both deceased. She had lived in Greensboro most of her life and was educated in the Chatham County school system. She worked for P. Lorillard Tobacco Co. for many years.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. Michael Kontoulas of Springhill, Mr. Konnie Kontoulas of Orange Beach, Ala., and Mr. Greg Kontoulas of Mebane; and seven grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Kontoulas; two sisters, Ms. Etta Sumner Ingle and Ms. Ada Freeman; a brother, Mr. Irvin Glenn Sumner; and two grandchildren.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Mebane by the Rev. Odell Link.
    The family will be at the cemetery after the service.
    McClure Funeral Home in Mebane is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 9, 1999
Mr. Rudolfs Kronbergs
    HAW RIVER — Mr. Rudolfs Kronbergs, 92, of 3176 N.C. 119 South, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after an illness of one day.
    A native of Pure, Latvia, he was the husband of Mrs. Katrina Sprogis Kronbergs, who survives, and the son of Mr. Martins Kronbergs and Mrs. Elizabeth Kronbergs, both deceased. He was retired from the Alamance County School System at Alexander Wilson School. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Ms. Marite “Mickey” Kronbergs of Haw River; two sons, Mr. Karlis Kronbergs of Haw River and Mr. Viesturs “Ham” Kronbergs of Graham; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor, and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 30, 1998
Chambers Goode Laird
    ORANGE PARK, FLA. - Chambers Goode Laird, 71, formerly of Mebane, died Monday, July 27, 1998, at St. Vincent's Medical Center.
    The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, 1998, at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. Carol Fisher. Burial will be in Hawfields Cemetery.
    Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Greensboro, the son of Marguerite Goode and Thomas Holt Laird, Mr. Laird was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Dept of Defense, a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, a member of the Masonic Order.
    He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Edith Marguerite Hayes and Kevin R. Hayes of Orange Park, Fla.; son, Holt Laird of Middleburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Alexander Hayes of Orange Park, Fla. and Justin and Jessica Laird of Middleburg, Fla.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Couturier Laird; brother, Thomas Holt Laird; and sisters, Mary Kerncamp and Louise Laird.
    The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 1998, at Walkers Funeral Home in Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
August 3, 1992
Mrs. Marie C. Laird
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Mrs. Marie Couturier Laird of 4018 Anvers Blvd., formerly of Mebane died Aug. 1, 1992, at her home.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Lockport, N.Y., she was a retired registered nurse who had been employed by the Alamance County Health Department in Burlington and by the Jacksonville, Fla., Public Health Department. She was a graduate of Leo's Nursing School in Greensboro and of UNC-Chapel Hill.
    Surviving are husband, Chambers G. Laird, son, Holt Laird of Middleburg, Fla.; daughter, Mrs. Edie Hayes of Jacksonville, Fla.; brothers, Dolphe Couturier of Atlanta, Victor Couturier of Buffalo, N.Y., Walter Couturier of Swepsonville; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
    The family will be at Walker's Funeral Home in Mebane 7-9 tonight, other times at 2032 S. N.C. Highway 119, Mebane.
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The Burlington Times-News
July 26, 2001 and July 27, 2001
Mr. George Ross Lemon
    HAW RIVER — Mr. George Ross Lemon, 60, of 1915 Laurie Drive, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at his residence.
    A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he was the husband of Mrs. Regena Cupp Lemon, who survives, and the son of William Norwood Lemon Sr. and Annabell Greiner Lemon, both deceased. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Enterprise and Independence as a Petty Officer Second Class and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon.
    He was a former employee of General Electric with 19 years of service and was an employee of SCI Systems Inc. He was an award winning photographer and was the founder of Alamance Image Makers. He was also a member and drummer for the Alamance Jazz Band.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Michael Ross Lemon of Morrisville and David Lemon and his wife, Tammy, of Wilmington; a sister, Mrs. Sallie Powers of Salem, Va.; and a brother, William N. Lemon Jr. of Salem.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 Friday evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 4, 1999
Mr. Alfred Lowdermilk Jr.
    AKRON, Ohio — Mr. Alfred J. “Jake” Lowdermilk Jr., 82, died Monday, May 3, 1999, in Akron.
    A native of Mount Gilead, N.C., he was the husband for 56 years of Mrs. Mary Kerr Scott Lowdermilk, who survives, and the son of Mr. Alfred J. Lowdermilk Sr. and Mrs. Bessie Ingram Lowdermilk, both deceased. He graduated from Mount Gilead High School and attended Duke University. He transferred to N.C. State University in 1935 and graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1938. He was employed by Southern Foods Inc. in Burlington, first as a chemist and later as plant manager. He was employed by E.I. DuPont Co. in Wilmington, Del., as a chemist and line foreman in the manufacture of explosives. He then worked for 43 years at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Akron as a development engineer, project engineer and section head of the laboratories in the general products division. He received two patent awards at Goodyear and retired in 1986. He also taught chemistry at the University of Akron for six years, and for the past 12 years had done volunteer tax counseling for the elderly, sponsored by the AARP and IRS. He had been an active member of First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, serving in many leadership roles. He was a member of Cuyahoga Falls Lodge No. 735, A. F.&A.M., and served as master in 1959. He was also a member of the Tadmore Shrine.
    Survivors other than his wife include a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth White Westman of Auburn Hills, Mich.; a brother, Mr. Robert S. Lowdermilk; three sisters, Ms. Elizabeth L. Johnson, Ms. Jennie L. Moss and Ms. Louise L. Kirk, all of Mount Gilead; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls by the Rev. Forrest J. Waller. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian cemetery in Mebane by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    The family will be at Billow Falls Chapel in Akron from 7 to 8 this evening, where Cuyahoga Falls Lodge will conduct Masonic services at 7 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron, Ohio, 44333; or to the Gifts and Memorials Fund at First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, 245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 44221.
    McClure Funeral Service in Graham is in charge of local arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Oct. 21, 1999
Mr. John Harvey Mann
    GRAHAM — Mr. John Harvey Mann, 72, of 527 Wildwood Lane, died at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1999, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Barbara Jackson Mann, who survives, and the son of Mr. Albert Harvey Mann and Mrs. Ruth Fenton Mann, both deceased. He was an elder of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and a member of the Board of Directors of Hawfields Child Care Center. He was a member of Bingham Lodge 272 AF&AM. He retired in 1970 as chief master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force with 24 years active service.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. David (Patrice) Newman of Greensboro and Mrs. John (Melanie) Davis of Jacksonville; four sisters, Mrs. Fred (Dorothy) Wagoner of Raleigh, Mrs. Jean Watkins of Durham, Mrs. Louis (Martha Ruth) Smith of Apex and Mrs. Vincent (Sara) D’Amore of Peekskill, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Kent Mann.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial with military graveside rites will be at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church Child Care and Development Center, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302; or to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 17, 1999
Mr. R. Kent Mann
    MEBANE — Mrs. R. Kent Mann, 63, of 1965 N.C. 119 South, died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, at his home.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Margaret “Margie” Beikert Mann, who survives, and the son of Mr. Albert Harvey Mann and Mrs. Ruth Fenton Mann, both deceased. He was a retired farmer and was former owner and operator of the Piedmont Egg Ranch. He was currently employed as an agent for Alamance Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance.
    He was a county director of Alamance County Farm Bureau, and a graduate of N.C. State University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture economics. He was a member of the Wolfpack Club. He was also a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a master’s degree in agriculture economics. He was a member of Graham Bible Fellowship where he served as an elder and Sunday school teacher.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include one daughter, Miss Gretchen Mann of the home; two sons, Mr. Nathan Todd Mann of Mebane and Mr. Douglas Fenton Mann of Athens, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. Jean Mann Watkins of Durham, Mrs. Louis (Martha Mann) Smith of Apex, Mrs. Fred (Dot) Wagoner of Raleigh and Mrs. Sara F. Mann of Peeksville, N.Y.; one brother, Mr. John Harvey Mann of Graham; and six grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Philip Bomberger of Graham Bible Fellowship, assisted by Pastor Gary Hendrix of Grace Reformed Baptist Church. A private graveside service will be held at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery at a later time.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the R. Kent and Margie Mann Scholarship Fund, Bryan College, Box 7000, Dayton, Tenn. 37321.
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Greensboro News & Record
September 8, 1992
Terry W. Marley
    MEBANE - Terry Wayne Marley, 36, of 1863 Turner Road died Sept. 7, 1992, at his home.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a former employee of Transmission Testers and a member of Agape Baptist Church.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Dianne Doby Marley; father, Raymond Lee Marley of Haw River; sisters, Mrs. Lynne Marley Walker of Saxapahaw, Mrs. Carolyn Marley Forrester of Burlington.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 15, 2003
Mr. Carl Clyde McAdams 
    MEBANE — Mr. Carl Clyde McAdams, 77, of 1573 Sykes Road, died at 3:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at his residence after several months of declining health.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Mrs. Caroline McLean McAdams, who survives, and the son of the late Eugene McAdams and Nina Haley McAdams. He was the retired owner and operator of McAdams Exxon in Mebane. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Deacon and an Elder.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Ms. Luanne McAdams of the home; a son, Joe McAdams and wife, Beverly McAdams, of Durham; three sisters, Mrs. Marie Parrish of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Mrs. Louise Wallace of Monroe, and Mrs. Merle Upchurch of Durham; two brothers, Howard McAdams of Efland and Burch McAdams of Vero Beach, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Jordan McAdams, Jeremy McAdams, and Elizabeth McAdams.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
November 22, 1990
John Spencer McAdams, Sr.
    MEBANE - John Spencer McAdams Sr., 70, of Route 2 died Wednesday at his home.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a self-employed heavy equipment operator.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Dorothy Terrell McAdams; daughters, Mrs. Kathy Whisnant of Swepsonville; Mrs. Faye Barker of Chapel Hill, Mrs. Robin Dunnagan, Mrs. Connie King, Mrs. Bonnie Dodson, all of Mebane, Mrs. Annette Smith of High Point, Joanne McAdams, Aimee McAdams, both of the home; sons, John McAdams Jr., Walter McAdams, Wesley McAdams, all of Mebane; sisters, Mrs. Clara Mae Lupton, Mrs. Evelyn Daul, both of Greensboro, Mrs. Mildred Johnson of Mebane, Mrs. Joy Neville of Carrboro; 18 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 2, 1992
Walter McGee
    MEBANE - Walter Ernest McGee of 1111 S. Fifth St. died July 1, 1992, at Alamance County Hospital.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Wilkes County, he was the retired owner and operator of McGee & Son Service Station.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Virginia Ray McGee; daughters, Mrs. Priscilla M. Dollar of Sanford, Mrs. Judy M. Perry of Valley, Ala., Mrs. Mickie M. Dion of St. Albans, Vt.; son, Russell E. McGee of Mebane; sisters, Mrs. Willie Mae Fox, Mrs. Edith Burke, both of Mebane, Mrs. Verna Shropshire of New Hill, Mrs. Louise Johnston of Jupiter, Fla., Mrs. Lee Murphy of Charlottesville, Va.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 tonight.
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Greensboro News & Record
November 4, 1995
Robert Clarence Mebane
    MEBANE - Mr. Robert Clarence "Buck" Mebane, 89, died Friday, Nov. 3, 1995.
    Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, with visitation 4-6 this evening at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane and other times at the residence.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 22, 2002
Mr. Richard Monroe Minor
    MEBANE — Mr. Richard Monroe Minor, 71, of 2031 Farrell Road, died at 5:12 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after three months of illness.
    A native of Vance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Josephine Barker Minor, who survives, and the son of the late Vernon Greene Minor and Sallie Currin Minor. He was retired from AT&T and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. Mr. Minor was known for his woodworking skills, and also being an electronics technician. He was a professional TV repairman, and enjoyed the outdoors.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Milton of Haw River, and Mrs. Susan Rooker and Mrs. Tonya McClain, both of Mebane; a son, Mr. Vernon Minor of Fredericksburg, Va.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Edith Smith of Chester, Va.; and a brother, Mr. William Minor of Hillsborough.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Ada Newton.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1240 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 21, 1998
Myron Alfonzo ``Mike'' Mora
    WHITSETT - Mr. Myron Alfonzo ``Mike'' Mora, II, 42, of 7107 Burlington Road, died Sunday, July 19, 1998, at his residence.
    The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham.   Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 1998, at McClure Funeral Home in Graham.
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The Burlington Times-News
July 21, 2002
Mrs. Dorothy Slater Neese
    MEBANE — Mrs. Dorothy Slater Neese, 87, of 6915 West Ten Road, died at 3 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2002, in Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, where she had been a resident for 14 years.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late George H. Slater and the late Nancy Wood Slater. She was a former employee of Tower Hosiery Mill. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. She was married to Howard C. Neese.
    Surviving in addition to her husband of the home are one daughter, Deborah Neese Hawkins of Wilmington; two sons, Howard P. Neese and wife, Mr. Faye, and Mr. Ronald Hugh Neese, both of Mebane; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
    The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, at Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Fussell. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday prior to the service at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham. At other times, they will be at the residence. 
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
February 7, 2004
Howard Clarence Neese
    MEBANE Mr. Howard Clarence Neese, 88, of 6915 West Ten Road, died at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his residence. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church. The burial will follow to the Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
September 16, 2004
Lori Lanphear Olson
    MEBANE - Lori Lanphear Olson, 40, of 5421 Carowill Court, died Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at UNC Hospital after a 1 1/2 year illness. She was born in Yates County, N.Y., to Milton "Milt" Lanphear and Janet Willis Lanphear of Mebane and was the wife of Steven Ross Olson for 16 years of the home.
    Lori was a graduate of Elon College, a member of First Baptist Church of Elon and was in partnership with her husband as owner and operator of Mount Vernon Homes, Inc. for eight years.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her parents of Mebane include a daughter, Marissa Nicole Olson of the home; brother and sister-in-law, David S. and Marie Lanphear of Mebane; uncle, Norman Willis of New York; cousins, Kimberly Podoliak, Kristine Willis Weisbrig and Raymond Willis; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Milton S. Olson Jr. and Connie L. Olson. of Chapel Hill; nieces and nephew, McKenzie, Nikki and Morgun and sisters-in-law, Kimberly Olson-Fakih of New York and Shelly McVicker of Minnesota.
    The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Elon by Rev. Mark Mofield.Burial will follow in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and other times at the parents home, 2944 Bramblewood Drive, Mebane.
    Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Alamance Regional Medical Arts Center,1236 Huffman Mill Road, Suite 1050, Burlington, NC 27215 or to the First Baptist Church of Elon, c/o Music Fund, 621 E. Haggard Ave., Elon, NC 27244
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
October 7, 2004
Gurney Overman
    MEBANE Mr. Gurney Overman, 81, of 2670 S. Jim Minor Road, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Hospice Home, after one year declining health, three months critical.The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Curtis Fussell and Dr. A.B. Plexico officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    He was born in Alamance Co., the son of the late Newland Overman and the late Hattie Rudd Overman. He was a WW II U.S. Army veteran and was a retired route supervisor for Pepsi and a retired supervisor for Annadeen Hosiery. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Teer Overman, brothers, Winfred Overman, Garland Overman, Clarence Overman and Wilson Overman and sister Mrs. Carnell Thompson.
    He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Elon and Mrs. Darlean Rene Willets of Mebane; three grandchildren, Mrs. Tanya Troxler, Mrs. Tina Blough and Mrs. Tammy Patterson; six great-grandchildren, Samantha, Christina, Stephanie, Tyler, Jessica and Blake.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. today and other times they will be at the residence. the body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance / Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
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Greensboro News & Record
November 16, 1990
Virginia Teer Overman
    MEBANE - Mrs. Virginia Teer Overman, 65, of 2670 S. Jim Minor Road died Thursday at Duke Medical Center.
    Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a retired employee of Elem Hosiery.
    Surviving are husband, Gurney Overman; daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Davis of Burlington, Mrs. Rene Willetts of Mebane; brothers, Myron David Teer, William Hartsell Teer, both of Burlington, Bernard Carroll Teer of Mebane; three grandchildren.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 27, 2001
Mrs. Helen Cole Zachary Parrish
    MEBANE — Mrs. Helen Cole Zachary Parrish, 79, of 1909 Jones Drive, died at 3:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Presbyterian Home of Hawfields after six months of failing health.
A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Mark Parrish and the late Mr. Lewis Flemming Zachary Sr., and the daughter of Mr. Samuel W. Cole and Mrs. Sussie Ward Cole, both deceased. She was retired from Cortina Yarn Mill and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Angela Z. McCormick of Naples, Fla. And Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Kenyon of Mebane; a son, Mr. Lewis Flemming Zachary Jr. of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Patsy Cole Richardson of Graham, Mrs. Mary Cole Lloyd of Mebane and Mrs. Gertrude Graves of Alamance; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mrs. Dot Wall, Mrs. Annie Mae Holmes and Mrs. Madge McIver, and a brother, Mr. John Cole.
    A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery by the Rev. Lewis F. Zachary Jr.
There will be no visitation.
    Memorials may be made to Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302, or Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
    McClure Funeral Service Inc. in Mebane is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
February 23, 1993
Mrs. Lois W. Pope
    MEBANE - Mrs. Lois Workman Pope, of 208 Fieldale Road died there Feb. 22, 1993.
    Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Mebane Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a homemaker.
    Surviving are daughter, Olivia Pope Tyre of Mebane; sons, Walter E. Pope of Graham, Dennis M. Pope of Burlington; sisters, Virgie Edwards of Efland, Julia Allred of Mebane, Linda Stanley of Kernersville, Gloria Dodson of Tallahassee, Fla.; brothers, Ernest Workman of Haw River, James Workman of Tallahassee, Fla.; seven grandchildren.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham 7-9 tonight.
    Contributions may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 317 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
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Greensboro News & Record (NC)
February 27, 2006
Walter Eugene Pope
    GRAHAM- Mr. Walter Eugene Pope, 62, of 2175 Swepsonville Road, died Saturday, February 25, 2006 at Alamance Regional Medical Center, after a sudden illness. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at 11 a.m. in the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham. Officiating will be the Rev. Tommy Evans. Burial will be in the Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    A native of Durham County, he was the son of the late Marcelle Pope and the late Lois Workman Pope. He was the husband of Mrs. Anne Marshall Pope, who survives.
    Mr. Pope was a retired automotive mechanic, having worked for Nichols Dodge for 22 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.
    In addition to his wife, of the home, he is survived by two sons, Kevin Eugene Pope and his fiancé Miss Amy Boggs, both of Burlington and Johnny Lee Pope and his wife Bonnie of Graham; a sister Mrs. Olivia Tyre of Mebane; and a grandson Tyler Davis Pope of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by his brother Dennis M. Pope.
    The family will receive friends Monday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00. Other times they will be at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Attn: Memorials and Honors, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038 or to Relay for Life c/o The American Cancer Society, c/o Sharon Boger, 924 Hillcrest Ave, Graham, NC 27253.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 29, 1999
Jan. 30, 1999
Mr. Charles L. Prear
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Mr. Charles Lee Prear of Brooklyn died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in New York.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Martha W. Prear, who survives, and the son of Mrs. Rose Coble Prear, who survives, and the late Mr. Lacy Prear. He was a bus driver.
    Survivors other than his wife of Burlington and mother of New York include a son, Mr. Phillip Prear of Haw River; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Nickerson of Haw River and Mrs. Arlene Cox of Graham; a brother, Mr. Jerry Hunter of Haw River; a sister, Ms. Buelah Woods of Georgia; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Sharpe Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Danny Williams, pastor of Melfield United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian cemetery.
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Greensboro News & Record
July 23, 1992
Clarence Ray
    REIDSVILLE - Clarence Burton Ray, 59, of Willow Oak Acres died July 21, 1992, at Wesley Long Community Hospital.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Masonic graveside rites.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a member of Burlington Lodge 721 AF & AM.
   Surviving are wife, Mrs. Pat Harris Wagoner Ray; daughters, Mrs. Beth R. Worley of Reidsville, Mrs. Cheryl R. Ingle of Whitsett, Mrs. Della R. Maness of Bonlee; stepsons, Kerry Wagoner of Cape Cod, Mass., Avery Wagoner of Richmond, Va.; mother, Mrs. Naomi Thompson Ray of Haw River; sisters, Mrs. Peggy Stout, Mrs. Joyce Hamby both of Graham, Mrs. Barbara Martin of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Rozelle Horne of Macclenny, Fla.; four grandchildren; two grandchildren.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, or to Burlington Lodge 721 AF & AM.
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The Burlington Times-New
June 21, 2004
Mrs. Mary Alice Hadley Rich
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Mary Alice Hadley Rich, 85, of 2455 N.C. 54, died at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2004 at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a critical illness of two weeks.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Haskell Lee Rich, and the daughter of the late Alvis M. Hadley and the late Josie Crawford Hadley. She had been a sales clerk for Haw River Remnants Shop, and was a lifetime member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. She taught Sunday school class and was a member of Circle No. 2. She was a loving homemaker.
    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Emily R. Cannon and husband, John, of Currituck, N.C.; two sons, Mr. Robert L. Rich and wife, Cindy, of Haw River and Mr. Thomas M. "Tom" Rich and wife, Betsy, of Graham; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Hadley. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. R. Curtis Fussell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 p.m. today, and at other times will be at the residence. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
    Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., c/o N.C. Diabetes Assn., 434 Fayetteville St. Mall, 2 Hanover Square, Suite 1600, Raleigh, N.C. 27601-1764.
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The Burlington Times-News
Sept. 12, 2000
Sept. 13, 2000
Mrs. Mina McGee Rimmer
STUART, Va. — Mrs. Mina Jane McGee Rimmer, 67, of 94 Wagoner Road, died at 1:15 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at Vencore Hospital in Greensboro after an illness of one year.
A native of Orange County, she was the wife of Mr. Clyde Rimmer, who survives, and the daughter of Mr. John McGee and Mrs. Lelia Livingston McGee, both deceased. She was a homemaker and was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors other than her husband of the home include two sons, Mr. Thomas Clyde Rimmer of Stuart and Mrs. William Miller Rimmer of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Maw Shambley of Mebane; a brother, Mr. Randolph McGee of Graham; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Mebane by the Rev. Jim Hemingway, pastor of Lebanon United Methodist Church.
The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening.
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The Burlington Times-News
Aug. 19, 2002
Martha Garner Roach
    MEBANE — Martha G. Roach, 76, of 2123 Stone Street Ext., Mebane went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 17, 2002 at Moses Cone Hospital after a period of declining health.
    She is survived by a devoted and loving family, which includes her husband of 51 years, James Edward Roach; one daughter, Sandra Hinkle and husband, Curtis; two grandchildren, Tammy Hinkle of Tennessee and Jamie Hinkle and wife, Angela, of Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Hatch and Mary Pendergraph; and one brother, Floyd Garner.
    Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Viola May Garner and William (Chippie) Arland Garner; and four brothers, James, Onzie, William A. and William V.
She was a dedicated employee at Cone Mills-Granite Finishing Plant in Haw River for 38 years before retiring.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home in Graham. The service will be officiated by the Rev. James (Buster) Florence and the Rev. Perry Ross. Burial will follow in Hawfields Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home in Graham, and at other times at the home.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 15, 2001
Sierra Nicole Rogers
    MEBANE — Infant Sierra Nicole Rogers, 14 days old, of 2224 Turner Road, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    Born in Orange County, she was the daughter of Mr. Malon Rogers and Mrs. Donna Carol Harmon Rogers, who both survive.
    Survivors other than her parents of the home include a sister, Miss Rebecca Cheyenne Rogers of the home; maternal grandparents, Mr. Don and Mrs. Fran Harmon of Hebron, Md.; and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Joan Rogers of Burlington.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at the home anytime this afternoon.
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The Burlington Times-News
June 13, 2002
Mrs. Lula Holmes Rowland
    MEBANE — Mrs. Lula Holmes Gibson Rowland, 91, a resident of Presbyterian Home of Hawfields and formerly of 1447 Trollingwood-Hawfields Road, died at 5:18 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at UNC Hospitals at Chapel Hill after several years of failing health.
A native of Orange County, she was the wife of the late R. W. Gibson and the late George Rowland. She was the daughter of the late William Holmes and Maggie Lorrena Jones Holmes. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Presbyterian Women of Hawfields. She was also a member of War Mother’s of Haw River. She was a retired textile employee.
    Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Nannie G. Overman of High Point, Mrs. Manie Richardson of Salisbury, and Mrs. Linda Douglas of Mebane; a sister, Mrs. Clara Scott of Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, Mebane; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Peggy Walters of Mebane and Mrs. JoAnn Jordan of Burlington; a stepson, Tommy Rowland of Mebane; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and five great-stepgrandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Mr. Robert Gibson; and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jean Robertson.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home, 1447 Trollingwood-Hawfields Road, Mebane.
    Memorials may be made to Carolina Piedmont Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, N.C. 28215.
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Greensboro News & Record
December 28, 1994
William Daniel Rudd, Jr.
    REIDSVILLE - William Daniel "W. D." Rudd Jr., 78, of 1105 S. Woodleigh Circle died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1994, at Brian Center, Yanceyville.
    Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Main Street United Methodist Church, where he was a member, with the Rev. John Burton officiating. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery in Alamance County.
    A native of Burlington, he was a son of the late William Daniel Rudd Sr. and the late Etta Pettigrew Rudd, and had lived in Reidsville most of his life. He was a former salesman for Hennis Freight Lines of Winston-Salem for 18 years, later he was sales manager for Carl Johnson Olds Cadillac Automobile Dealership for ten years. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Lankford Rudd.
    Surviving are wife, Pansy Huskey Rudd of the home; one daughter, Sarah Jane Rudd Prook and son-in-law, Danny Prook of Reidsville; one son, William Daniel "Danny" Rudd III and daughter-in-law, Anne L. Rudd, of Reidsville; one stepdaughter, Dr. Victoria Walker Massey of Washington, D.C.; three grandchildren, Ted, Justin, and Sarah Elizabeth Jones.
    The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at Citty Funeral Home, and other times at the home of his daughter, Sarah Jane Prook, 1907 Glenn Drive.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church Organ Fund, 221 S. Main St., Reidsville, N.C. 27320 or Hospice of Rockingham County, 2150 Hwy 65, Wentworth, N.C. 27375.
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Greensboro News & Record
May 11, 1993
Anderson H. Scott
    HAW RIVER - Anderson Hughes "Jim" Scott, 81, of 3209 N.C. 119 South died May 10, 1993, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
    Funeral will be at noon Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home, Graham. Burial will be in the cemetery of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he was a member.
    A native of Haw River, he was a graduate of N.C. State, retired plant manager of Melville Dairy, owner and operator of Alamance Frozen Food Lockers, and a former employee of the Alamance Health Department. He was a former member of the Alamance County School Board, the Alamance County Social Services Board and director of the Alamance County Food Distribution Program. He was a member of Bula Masonic Lodge 409 AF&AM, and the Amran Shrine Temple.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Jessie Whitt Jeffrey Scott; daughter, Mrs. Martha S. Madden of Cary; son, Dr. Charles Scott of Burlington; stepdaughters, Mrs. Bobbie W. Lemons of Lexington, Mrs. Jean J. Smith of Burlington; sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Scott Carrington, Mrs. Agnes Scott Haesler, both of  Burlington; seven grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight.
    Contributions may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Child Care & Development Center, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
October 10, 1990
Mrs. Margaret Scott
    MEBANE - Mrs. Margaret White Scott, 87, of Presbyterian Home of Hawfields died Tuesday at the home.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she was a homemaker, a retired teacher and a member of Retired Teachers of Alamance.
    Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Nancy Scott Fuller of Greensboro; sons, P.W. Scott of Mebane, H. A. Scott of Jamestown; 14 grandchildren.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Scott, Route 2 (Hebron Church Road).
    Memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 South N.C. 119, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
September 30, 1994
Mayo Tate Scott, Sr.
    GRAHAM - Mr. Mayo Tate Scott Sr., 34, of 3126 Highway, 119 South died suddenly Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1994, at the residence.
    Born in Alamance County, he was a farm manager for Scott's Tree Farm and employed with Alamance Foods. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. A. B. Plexico, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Monica Conlon Scott of the home; two sons, Tate Scott, Brandon Scott, both of home; father, William C. Scott Sr. of Haw River; mother, Mrs. Jane Mayo Scott of Burlington; brother, Bill Scott Jr. of Burlington; two sisters, Ms. Miriam Scott of Graham, Miss Louise Scott of Burlington; grandmother, Mrs. C. W. Mayo Sr. of Tarboro.
    The family will be at the residence of Mr. William C. Scott Sr. of 3148 Highway 119 South, Haw River. McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
March 4, 2003
Paisley White Scott
    MEBANE - Mr. Paisley White (P. W.) "Slick" Scott, 75, of 3448 Cook St., died Sunday, March 3, 2003, at his residence after several years of failing health. He was a native of Alamance County and the son of the late Henry Alvord and Margaret White Scott. He was a retired dairy farmer. Mr. Scott was a graduate of NC State University. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon and elder. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, where he served as a Lt. in the 82nd Airborne.
    Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Mrs. Dorothy Smith Scott of the home; daughters, Mrs. Jane (Bob) Peters and Mrs. Libby (Woody) Isaac and Mrs. Sarah (Clinton) Bradley, all of Mebane, and Mrs. Anne Scott of Burlington; sons, Mr. Steven (Linda) Scott, Mr. Edwin (Terry) Scott and Mr. Walter Scott, all of Mebane; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Fuller of Greensboro; and a brother, Mr. H. A. Scott of Jamestown. He was preceded in death by a son, Paisley White Scott Jr. and a sister, Mrs. Margaret Graham Holleman.
    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 NC 119 South, Mebane NC 27302.
    Arrangements are by McClure Funeral Home of Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
December 24, 1991
J. Van Smith
    GRAHAM - J. Van Smith, 75, of 2450 Van Smith Trail died Monday at his residence.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was a retired employee of Cone Mills' Granite Plant and a Baptist.
    Surviving are wife, Lula Mae Albright Smith; daughters, Billie Van Garner of Burlington, Lynn Smith Cannon of High Point; brother, Jesse Smith of Graham; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
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The Burlington Times-News
May 12, 2001
Mrs. Lula Mae Albright Smith
    ARCHDALE — Mrs. Lula Mae Albright Smith, 86, of 5625 Old Thomasville Road, died at 9:15 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital after six months of failing health, 18 days critical.
    A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Mr. J. Van Smith, and the daughter of Mr. Charles Alexander Albright and Mrs. Lessie Euretta Brown Albright, both deceased. She was retired from Rental Uniforms and was a member of Pilot View Baptist Church in Thomasville.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Billie Van Garner of Burlington and Mrs. Lynn Smith Cannon of the home; four sisters, Mrs. Virginia Mullen and Mrs. Mozelle Vincent, both of Graham, Mrs. Carrie Lee Wiggins of Haw River, and Mrs. Louise Clark of Reidsville; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ms. Lessie Ann Smith; a sister, Ms. Margaret Lipscomb; and two brothers, Mr. Goodman Albright and Mr. Jack Albright.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. John Bishop, pastor of Pilot View Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Sunday evening.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 7, 1999 and Jan. 8, 1999
Mr. Paul H. Smith Jr.
    MEBANE — Mr. Paul Haynes “Hank” Smith Jr., 51, of 2902 Lake Ridge Lane, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at his home after several months of failing health.
    A native of Guilford County, he was the husband of Mrs. Dianne Cobb Smith, who survives, and the son of Mr. Paul H. Smith Sr. and Mrs. Lucille Euliss Smith, both deceased. He was a systems analyst with General Electric Co. for 23 years. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Hawfields Childcare Center, member of the Alpacas Musical Group, and member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Haw River Post. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder and Sunday school teacher.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Miss Elizabeth Smith of the home; a son, Mr. Matthew Smith of the home; a sister, Mrs. Vicky Smith Turner of Liberty; foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lindley of Graham; and two foster brothers, Mr. John Lindley of Graham and Mr. John Willardson of Wilkesboro.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Jane Ingle Smith and a sister, Miss Debra Smith.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor; Dr. A. B. Plexico, pastor emeritus; and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
June 19, 2003
Phillip Lionel Smith
    MEBANE — Phillip Lionel Smith, 68, of 2502 N.C. 119 South, The Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, formerly of 1206 South 5th St., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after seven years of failing health, three weeks critical.
    Survivors include two sons, Phillip Mark (Diane) Smith of Graham and Darrell (Michelle) Smith of Haw River; his mother, Annie Jones Smith of Mebane; two sisters, Billie (Bob) Hair of Burlington and Karen (Harold) Oldham of Haw River; and two grandchildren, Dakota Smith of Graham and Peyton Smith of Haw River.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Odell Smith Sr.; and a brother, Harold Odell Smith Jr.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell, and the Rev. Tempe Fussell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
    McClure Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Aug. 13, 2000
Mr. Cecil Leaton Stout Sr.
    SWEPSONVILLE — Mr. Cecil Leaton Stout Sr., 68, of 1465 N.C. 54-Swepsonville Road, died at 9:23 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at his home after three years of failing health.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Dorothy Ashley Stout, who survives, and the son of Mr. Bryant Stout and Mrs. Nannie Stout, both deceased. He retired salesman for Star Foods. He was a retired volunteer fireman with the Swepsonville Fire Department.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Donna Stout Curasi of Swepsonville; a son, Mr. Cecil Leaton “C. L.” Stout Jr. of Swepsonville; four sisters, Mrs. Mozelle Dawson and Mrs. Grace Boggs, both of Haw River, Mrs. Florence Watkins of Florida and Mrs. Beatrice Stout of Indiana; a brother, Mr. Paul Stout of Burlington; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a brother, Mr. Robert Stout, and a grandchild.
   The graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery by the Rev. Jim Rosser.
    The family will be at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
    McClure Funeral Home of Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 25, 2003
Mrs. Katherine Cagle Strother 
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Katherine Cagle Strother, 71, of 1879 Jimmie Kerr Road, died at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after two years of declining health.
    A native of Mertens, Texas, she was the wife of Mr. Jimmy J. Strother, who survives, and the daughter of the late Ollie Cagle and Gussie Mae Kennedy Cagle. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and the Presbyterian Women. She had also been active with Hospice.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home include two daughters, Ms. Sandra Wilson of Old Fort and Mrs. Diane Harraghy and husband, Stephen, of Danville, Va.; a brother, Mr. Jan Cagle of O’Donnell, Texas; and five grandchildren, Ashley Wilson, Heather Wilson, Daniel Harraghy, Meaghan Harraghy, and Kaitlyn Harraghy.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. R. Curtis Fussell. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
    The family will be at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 3 to 4:30 this afternoon, and at other times at the residence.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 7, 1999
Mrs. Jessie S. Stubbins
    DURHAM — Mrs. Jessie Alexander Stanford Stubbins, 92, of 1412 Kirkwood Drive, died Friday evening, Feb. 5, 1999.
    A native of Orange County, she was the wife of Mr. George Flavius Stubbins, who died in 1973. She was the daughter of Mr. Alexander Moses Stanford and Mrs. Margaret Frances Shaw Stanford, both deceased. She moved to Durham as a young child and attended Durham city schools. She was employed for many years by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co. She was an accomplished pianist and organist and was an active member of Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
    Survivors include eight grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Delores Langley. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mebane.
    The family will be at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home of her niece, Mrs. Hilda B. Tillman, 1412 Kirkwood Drive, Durham.
Memorials may be made to Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2034 Fletcher’s Chapel Road, Durham, N.C. 27703.
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Greensboro News & Record
May 9, 1993
Myron D. Teer
    BURLINGTON - Myron David Teer, 59, of 620 East Davis St., died May 8, 1993.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home, Graham. Burial will be in the cemetery of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which he was a member.
    A native of Alamance County, he was an employee of Tower Hosiery.
    Surviving are brothers, William Hartsell Teer of Burlington, Bernard Carroll Teer of Mebane.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. Monday, other times at the home of his brother, Bernard C. Teer, 2565 South Jim Minor Road, Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
June 15, 1995
Eunice Thompson
    GRAHAM - Mrs. Eunice Ham Thompson, 99, died Wednesday, June 14, 1995.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hawfields
    Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with visitation 12-1 p.m., prior to the service, at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
February 16, 2005
Olivia H. Truckner
    DURHAM - Mrs. Olivia H. Truckner, 69, of 119 Bren Rose Circle, died Monday morning at Duke University Medical Center after a lengthy illness related to her diabetes.
    Mrs. Truckner was born in Aurora Co., NC, the daughter of the late Harvey Nathaniel and Hancey Cuthrell Hollowell. Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the Registrar's Office at Duke University from 1953 to 1990. She was an avid Duke fan and a gardener. Prior to her illness, Mrs. Truckner was a faithful member of McMannen United Methodist Church. Mrs. Truckner was preceded in death by a son, Michael Brent Truckner.
    Mrs. Truckner is survived by her husband, Willard B. Truckner; daughter, Bonnie T. Hamby and husband, Mark A., of Durham; son, Jeffrey W. Truckner and wife, Paula H., of Durham; grandchildren, Chris and Amy Truckner, both of Durham; and cousins, Lucille Bonner of Washington, NC and Bob Peele of Greenville, NC.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday 11 AM in McMannen United Methodist Church with Rev. Jesse Staton and Pastor David Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Graham. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 PM at Clements Funeral Home in Durham and other times at the home of her daughter, Bonnie Hamby, 1106 W. Murray Ave., Durham.
    Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038-1131 or a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by - Clements Funeral Service.
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 16. 1999
Mrs. Lillian Turner
    MEBANE — Mrs. Lillian Pauline Cates Turner, 52, of 2613 Turner Road, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after two and a half years of failing health.
    A native of Harriman, Tenn., she was the wife of Mr. Barry Turner, who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Mary Rose Freeze Cates, who survives, and the late Mr. Richard Caswell Cates. She was a homemaker and a member of Swepsonville Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and mother of Graham include two brothers, Mr. Alan Cates of Graham and Mr. Steve Cates of Burlington.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Don Clement, pastor of Swepsonville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 Sunday evening, and at other times at the home of the mother, 2369 Swepsonville Road, Graham.
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Greensboro News & Record
March 23, 1994
Nellie Mae Turner
    Miss Nellie Mae Turner, 87, of 310 Woodbine Court died at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 1994, at Presbyterian Home of Hawfields.
    Born in Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Craig Turner and the late Jennie Thompson Turner. She was a retired Elementary School teacher and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.
    Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 at Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery with Dr. A. B. Plexico, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, officiating.
    Surviving are brother, Mr. Clyde Thompson Turner of Baltimore; sister, Mrs. Frances Turner Thompson of Richmond, Va.; several nieces and nephews.
    The family will be at Rich & Thompson Mortuary in Burlington from 1:30-2:30 p.m. prior to the graveside service. The family will be at the residence of E. Gordon Malone,
1020 E. Willowbrook Drive., Burlington, N.C. 27215.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, N.C. 119 Hwy, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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Greensboro News & Record
September 22, 1990
Richard Lorine Turner
    MEBANE - Graveside for Richard Lorine Turner, 65, of 1863 Turner Road, who died Thursday, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the cemetery of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, of which he was a member.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today.
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The Burlington Times-News
July 31, 2000
Mr. Ronnie E. Tyre
    MEBANE — Mr. Ronnie E. Tyre, 54, of 206 Fieldale Road, died at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2000, at his home after five years of failing health, two weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Olivia “Libby” Pope Tyre, who survives, and the son of Mr. Wilbur Tyre and Mrs. Beatrice Loy Tyre, both deceased. He was an employee of Carolina Power and Light Co. He was an E6 staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam and two terms in Korea. In nine years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he received the Army Commendation medal.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Anna Tyre Kerr of Gibsonville; two sons, Mr. C. Ivan Tyre of Mebane and Mr. E. Ryan Tyre of the home; a sister, Mrs. Harriett Payne of Burlington; a brother, Mr. George Tyre of Burlington; and three grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rich and Thompson Chapel by Dr. A. B. Plexico. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
The family will be at Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Mebane Presbyterian Church, 402 S. Fifth St., Mebane, N.C. 27302; or Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC)
April 7, 1995
Donald Wade VanLopik
    GRAHAM -- Mr. Donald Wade VanLopik, 60, of 36161 Wagoner Lane, died Thursday, April 6, at his home.
    Mr. VanLopik, a native of Alamance County, was a retired landscaper and an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
    The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. David Jackson. Burial will be in the Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    Mr. VanLopik is survived by a sister, Mrs. Odessa V. Isley of Graham.
    The family will receive visitors from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home in Graham and at other times at the home of his sister at 407 Albright Ave.
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The Burlington Times-News
June 28, 2002
Mrs. Alberta Ward Vincent
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Alberta Ward Vincent, 98, of 2535 Pinetop Ave., Swepsonville, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at Alamance Health Care Center after five years of failing health.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Gayther Thomas Vincent, and the daughter of the late Thomas and Susie Terrell Ward. She was retired from Virginia Mills and was of the Baptist faith.
    Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Frank “Elsie” Petty of Blue Ridge, Ga., Mrs. Lloyd “Peggy” Bradburn of Graham, Mrs. Alice Vincent of the Home, and Mrs. Colon “Wilma” Norris of Grovetown, Ga.; a son, Alton Lee Vincent of Gibsonville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Agnes Stutts Barrett; two sons, Albert Vincent and Woodrow Vincent; three sisters, Nellie Love, Minnie Crawford, and Betty Wood; and a half sister, Swannie Coble.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bill Skenes, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
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Greensboro News & Record
January 6, 1993
Howard Walters
    MEBANE - Howard Duane "Group" Walters, 52, of 1107 Rowland Lane died Jan. 4, 1993, at Alamance Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church of Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was an employee of the N.C. Department of Transportation and a former member of the Graham Jaycees.
    Surviving are wife, Mrs. Peggy Rowland Walters; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Howard Walters of Graham; brothers, Tommy Darrell Walters of Burlington, Michael Dean Walters of Chapel Hill.
    Contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 303 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.
    Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 20, 1999
Mr. Henry W. Webster
    MEBANE — Mr. Henry Wilson Webster, 82, of 1815 Buckhorn Road, died at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 1999, at his home after a short illness.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Gill Webster, who survives, and the late Mr. Cary N. Webster and Mrs. Addie Farrell Webster, both deceased. He was a farmer and retired from Eagle Oil Co. in Mebane and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Faye W. McNaull of Durham and Mrs. Nancy W. Kametches of Mebane; four sisters, Mrs. Nellie W. Sommers and Mrs. Ruby W. Robinson, both of Burlington, Mrs. Elizabeth W. Lynch of Haw River and Mrs. Rachael W. Walters of Garner; two brothers, Mr. Ralph Webster of Mebane and Mr. Allen Webster of Burlington; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by six brothers, Mr. Frank Webster, Mr. Daniel Webster, Mr. Herman Webster, Mr. Cecil Webster, Mr. Dace Webster and Mr. Jesse Webster; and two sisters, Ms. Selma Webster Aruda and Ms. Ruth Webster Smith.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Eastside Baptist Church by the Rev. Chuck Perkins, pastor, and Dr. Perry Ross, former pastor. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane from 7 to 9 this evening and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church of Mebane, 333 Supper Club Road, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
Feb. 12, 2003
Mr. Ralph W. Webster
    MEBANE — Mr. Ralph William Webster, 82, of 7318 Hebron Church Road, died at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a critical illness of three weeks.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Bertha Rice Webster, who survives, and the son of the late Mr. Cary N. Webster and Mrs. Addie Farrell Webster. He was retired from General Electric Corp in Mebane and was formerly employed with Tower Hosiery Mill in Burlington and Eagle Oil Co. in Mebane. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he served as an Elder and a Sunday school teacher.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include two daughters, Mrs. Betsy Webster Shambley of Haw River and Mrs. Patricia Webster Wheeley of Cary; two sons, Mr. Clyde T. Webster of Mebane and the Rev. Stanley N. Webster of Portsmouth, Ohio; four grandchildren; a brother, Mr. Allen Webster of Burlington; and three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Lynch of Haw River, Mrs. Rachel Walters of Raleigh, and Mrs. Ruby Lee Robertson of Burlington.
    He was preceded in death by four sisters, Mrs. Selma Arrudo, Ms. Viola Webster, Mrs. Nellie Mae Somers, and Mrs. Ruth Webster Smith; and seven brothers, Mr. Frank Webster, Mr. Jesse Webster, Mr. Herman Webster, Mr. Cecil Webster, Mr. Dace Webster, Mr. Henry Webster, and Mr. Daniel Webster.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. Curtis Fussell, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral home in Mebane from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the home.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
Sept. 4, 1999
Mr. Robert N. Webster
    MEBANE — Mr. Robert Norris “Bob” Webster, 72, of 1848 Webster Grove Lane, died at 5:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after two years of failing health, five weeks critical.
    A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Betsy Foster Webster, who survives, and the son of Mr. Leonidas Rowland Webster and Mrs. Ruth Covington Webster, both deceased. He was a retired sales representative for Boren Brick Co. and Triad Masonry. He was a charter member and lifetime member of Hawfields Civitan Club and an Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a life member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon, elder and choir member for 50 years.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include a daughter, Mrs. Jane Webster Shugart of Houston; a son, Mr. David Norris Webster of Winston-Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Betty W. Kite of Miami and Mrs. Marie W. Moffitt of Greensboro; a brother, Mr. Thomas H. Webster of Mebane; and five grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Dr. R. Curtis Fussell, pastor, Dr. A. B. Plexico, pastor emeritus, and the Rev. Carol Fisher, associate pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at the church fellowship hall following the service.
Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, 2115 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302; to Presbyterian Home of Hawfields, 2502 N.C. 119 South, Mebane, N.C. 27302; or to the Parkinson Foundation, 1501 N.W. Ninth Ave., Miami, Fla., 33136.
    Rich and Thompson Funeral Home in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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Greensboro News & Record
March 10, 1995
Ruth C. Webster
    MEBANE - Mrs. Ruth Covington Webster, 92, of 1848 Webster Grove Dr. died March 9, 1995, at Hawfields Presbyterian Home after 3 years of declining health. She is the wife of the late Leonides Rowland Webster.
    Born in Alamance County to the late James Covington and the late Elizabeth Turner Covington, she was a member of the Hawfields Presbyterian Church where she was former church librarian, and a member of the N.C. State Grange.
    Survivors include daughters, Mrs. Betty W. Kite of Miami, Fla., and Mrs. Marie W. Moffitt of Greensboro; sons, Mr. Robert N. Webster and Mr. Thomas H. Webster, both of Mebane; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church with Dr. A. B. Plexico, pastor of the church, officiating and burial to follow in the church cemetery.
    Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. tonight at Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham and other times at the residence of the son, Robert N. Webster, 1848 Webster Grove Lane, Mebane.
    Memorials may be made to Hawfields Presbyterian Church, Library Fund, 2115 S. NC Hwy. 119, Mebane, N.C. 27302.
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The Burlington Times-News
Nov. 12, 1999
Mrs. Leona Keen West
    GRAHAM — Mrs. Leona Keen West, 83, of 2037 Yale Drive, died Wednesday Nov. 10, 1999, at Rehabilitation and Health Care of Alamance, after several years of failing health.
    A native of Buchanan County, Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. Bertram West and the daughter of Mr. Pete Keen and Mrs. Luemma Low Keen, both deceased. She was retired from Copland Fabrics.
    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jean Loretta Cleghorn of Ranger, Va., and Mrs. Betty Crigger of Oakwood, Va.; one son, Mr. Robert “Bob” Keen Sr. of Graham; two sisters, Mrs. Juanita Street of Asheboro and Mrs. Minnie Hess of Graham; one brother, Mr. Ed Keen of Rowe, Pa.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceeded in death by her daughter, Ms. Phyllis Johnson.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Howard Thompson, pastor of Burlington Assembly of God. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will be at Lowe Funeral Home from 7 to 9 this evening.
    Memorials can be made to the Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216.
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The Burlington Times-News
Dec. 9, 2002
Ralph Franklin Williams
    GRAHAM — Ralph Franklin Williams, 68, of 156 Dixon Road, died suddenly at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    A native of Orange County, he was the husband of Mrs. Shirley McBane Holmes Williams, who survives, and the son of the late Everette Matthew Williams and Mrs. Addie Dean Williams, who survives. He was an Army veteran and a member of Andrews Memorial Baptist Church, Bingham Masonic Lodge, Burlington Shrine Club and Burlington Moose Lodge. He owned and operated Ralph’s Plumbing for over 35 years.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Graham include a daughter, Mrs. Tammy (Joe) Minnis of Graham; a stepdaugther, Ms. Cheryl Holmes of Raleigh; four stepsons, Gary Holmes of Elon, Doug Holmes of Greensboro, Sid Holmes of Arlington, Va., and David Holmes of Matthews; a sister, Ms. Virginia Carden of Graham; three brothers, Monroe Williams, Royce Williams and Garland “Pee Wee” Williams, all of Graham and eight stepgrandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Andrews Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. Tommy Willis and the Rev. David Jackson. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at McClure Funeral Home in Graham tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, N.C. office, P.O. Box 4390, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515-4390. 
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The Burlington Times-News
Jan. 14, 2000
Mrs. Beatrice Dillard Wilson
    MEBANE — Mrs. Beatrice Dillard Wilson, 90, of 1405 Buckhorn Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, at her home.
    Born May 4, 1909, in Granville County, she was the wife of the late Mr. Joseph Clay Wilson, and the daughter of Mr. Pelic Dillard and Mrs. Hattie Oniel Dillard, both deceased. She was a lifelong member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and was an active member of the Senior Citizens Group. She was a homemaker.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. Harry Wilson of Winston-Salem, Mr. Willard “Bud” Wilson of Raleigh and Mr. Arnold Wilson of Durham; one daughter, Ms. Clara Jo Wilson of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Blanche Edwards of Franklinton, Mrs. Norma Estes of Wake Forest and Mrs. Ruby Corley of Burgaw; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ms. Iva Wilson and Ms. Floy Ritter; and two brothers, Mr. Cliff Dillard and Mr. Norman Dillard.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Curtis Fussell. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
    The family will be at Walkers Funeral Home from 6 to 8 this evening.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 28, 2001
March 29, 2001
Mrs. Bernice Whitfield Wilson
    HAW RIVER — Mrs. Bernice Whitfield Wilson, 49, of 2446 Melfield Drive, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness.
    A native of Goldsboro, she was the wife of Mr. Orlander Wilson Jr., who survives, and the daughter of Mrs. Evelyn Chadwick Whitfield, who survives, and the late Elder Frederick Whitfield. She was a school social worker and was named 1998 Social Worker of the Year for Orange County, Raleigh Region. She was a member of the North Carolina Social Workers Association and served on the Committee for Child Fatality of Orange County. She served 25 years as an educator in public service. She was a member of Melfield United Church of Christ, and served as musician for the Men’s Gospel and Youth choirs.
    Survivors other than her husband of the home and her mother of Goldsboro include a daughter, Ms. Jessica P. Wilson of the home; a stepdaughter, Ms. Stephanie Hewlett of Richmond, Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn (Woodrow) Wilson of Elon College, Mrs. Linda (James) Wiley of Winston-Salem and Mrs. Dorothy (E. J.) Blackman of Goldsboro; five brothers, Mr. John (Clara) Whitfield Sr. and the Rev. Timothy (Cynthia) Whitfield, both of Goldsboro, Mr. Michael (Patricia) Whitfield of Jamestown, Mr. Leslie E. Whitfield of Washington and Mr. Dwayne (Donna) Whitfield of Chesapeake, Va.; and three grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a sister, Ms. Rosa Whitfield.
    The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Melfield United Church of Christ by Elder D. Williams, pastor. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Cemetery.
    The family will be at the church one hour before the service.
    Viewing will be at Blackwell Funeral Home from 1 to 9 p.m. today.
    Memorials may be made to Melfield United Church of Christ or to a charity of choice.
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The Burlington Times-News
March 22, 2000
Mr. Glenn Thomas Wilson
    Graham — Mr. Glenn Thomas Wilson, 73, of 1720 Turner Road, Mebane, died at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2000, at his home after four weeks of failing health.
    A native of Forsyth County, he was the husband of Mrs. Helen W. Wilson, who survives, and the son of Mr. Vernon Eugene Wilson and Mrs. Callie Ann Troutman Wilson, both deceased. He was retired from the Alamance County Tax Office with 20 years of service. He was employed at McClure Funeral Service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, an active member and Past Master of Thomas M. Holt Lodge 492 AF and AM, a member of the Scottish and York Rite bodies of Greensboro and a 32nd degree Mason and the Amran Shrine Temple of Raleigh. He was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home include three sons, Mr. James A. “Jimmy” Burton of Mebane, Mr. Glenn Thomas “Tommy” Wilson II of Graham and Mr. Michael S. “Mike” Wilson of Raleigh; one brother, Mr. Wallace E. Wilson of Winston-Salem; and three grandchildren.
    The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Curtis Fussell, pastor of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, and the Rev. A. B. Plexico, former pastor. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery with Masonic graveside rites.
    The family will be at McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 7 to 9 this evening, and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
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The Burlington Times-News
Aug. 27, 2000
Mrs. Helen Williams Burton Wilson
    MEBANE — Mrs. Helen Williams Burton Wilson, 69, of 1720 Turner Road, died at 5:20 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at her home after an illness of one month.
    A native of Hinton, W. Va., she was the wife of the late Mr. James Adrian Burton and the late Glenn Thomas Wilson. She was the daughter of Mr. Charlie Jennings Williams and Mrs. Enna Mary Tabor Williams, both deceased. She was a member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church and was retired from General Electric of Mebane.
    Survivors include three sons, Mr. James A. “Jimmy” Burton of Mebane, Mr. Glenn T. “Tommy” Wilson II of Graham and Mr. Michael S. “Mike” Wilson of Raleigh; two brothers, Mr. J.K. Williams of Hinton, W. Va. and Mr. Jennings Williams of Gloucester, Va.; and four grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at McClure Funeral Home Chapel of Mebane by Dr. Curtis Fussell and the Rev. Carol Fisher. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, P.O. Box 2122, Burlington, N.C. 27216-2122.
     McClure Funeral Home of Mebane is in charge of arrangements.
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The News & Observer
May 10, 1998
Joseph Clay Wilson
    MEBANE - Joseph Clay Wilson, 93, of 1405 Buckhorn Rd., Mebane, died Friday May 8, 1998, at Hawfields Presbyterian Home after an extended illness. He was a native of Orange County.
    Clay was a lifetime member of Hawfields Presbyterian Church, serving as a Deacon and Elder. He was a truck driver with Barnwell Brothers Trucking and Burlington Industries most of his working life, retiring in 1970. He enjoyed attend- ing all of the Drivers' suppers after his retirement. He moved to Buckhorn Road in 1961 and always enjoyed gardening and senior citizen's functions and trips over the years.
    He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Mrs. Mary Catherine Jobe Wilson and Mr. Henry Albright Wilson; sister, Bertha; and brothers, Langston, Whit, Jule, Dan and Ben. Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Dillard Wilson of the home; daughter, Clara Josephene Wilson of Columbus, OH; sons, Harry D. Wilson of Winston-Salem, Joseph W. Wilson of Raleigh, Arnold W. Wilson of Durham; ten grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Hawfields Presbyterian Church by Rev. Carol Fisher with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Walkers Funeral Home in Mebane.
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Greensboro News & Record
October 26, 1995
Bessie Durham Wood
    MEBANE - Mrs. Bessie Durham Wood, 95, of 404 S. 5th Street died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1995, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
    Mrs. Wood was the widow of the late Mr. Norman Wood. She was born in Alamance County to the late Mr. William Presley Durham and the late Mrs. Frances Roark Durham and was retired. She lived in Mebane since 1919 and had been a member of Mebane United Methodist Church since 1934. She was also a member of the Mary McFarland Sunday School class, the Chancel Choir, and the United Methodist Women. She was a Circle Leader and was active in other church activities. She was also a member of the Friendly Garden Club, Benefit Book Club and Mebane Music Club.
    Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mebane United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rex Brooks, pastor of Mebane United Methodist Church and the Rev. Carson Wiggins, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. John (Jeanne Durham) Davis Lea Sr. of Burlington; three grandsons, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
    The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Lea, 2446 Morningside Drive in Burlington.
    Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Fund, Mebane United Methodist Church, 200 S. 4th St., Mebane, N.C. 27302; or a favorite charity.
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Greensboro News & Record
May 27, 1993
Elanda B. Wood
    HAW RIVER - Mrs. Elanda "Lannie" Boles Wood, 58, of 2329 Freshwater Road, died May 26, 1993, at Duke University Medical Center.
    Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home, Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, she retired from General Electric, Mebane, and was a member of Haw River United Methodist Church.
    Surviving are husband, E. P. "Cook" Wood; daughter, Teresa Lynn Wood of Burlington; son, Jay Wood of Haw River; sister, Lois Mann of Burlington; three grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight.
    Contributions may be made to Haw River United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 460 Haw River, N.C. 27258 or Hospice of Alamance-Caswell, 317 Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington, N.C. 27217.
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The Burlington Times-News
August 25, 2005
Gerald Colon Wood Sr.
    SWEPSONVILLE — Gerald Colon Wood Sr., 65, of 2566 Pine Top Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Burlington Manor.
 A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Gloria J. Wood, who survives, and the son of Hilda Wood Whitesell, who survives, and the late Jesse Colon Wood. He was a retired heating and air technician and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
    Survivors other than his wife of the home and his mother of Swepsonville include a daughter, Darlene Wood of Sanford; sons, Terry Lee Wood and John Paul Wood, both of Georgia; his stepfather, Coy Whitesell of Swepsonville; sisters, Dorcas "Dot" Bell of Denton, Carolyn Champion and Sylvia Gant, both of Reidsville, and Velinda Becraft of Pleasant Garden; brothers, Johnny Wood of Titusville, Fla., Joel Wood of Adian, Mich., Mike Wood of Swepsonville, and Timothy Wood of Greensboro; stepsisters, Carolyn Evans of Burlington, Susie Green of Gibsonville, and Cathy Smith of High Point; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Colon Wood Jr.; and sisters, Shirley Wood, Merle Wood, and Peggy Wood.
    The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2005, at the McClure Funeral Chapel in Graham by the Rev. Bill Abrams, pastor of Swepsonville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery.
    The family will receive friends at the McClure Funeral Home in Graham from 6 to 8 this evening, and at other times at the residence.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.

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Greensboro News & Record
July 23, 1993
Thomas D. Zachary
     MEBANE - Thomas D. "Paperman" Zachary, 71, of 733 Trollingwood-Hawfields Road died July 21, 1993, at Hillhaven Health Care.
    Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home, Graham. Burial will be in Hawfields Church cemetery.
    A native of Alamance County, he was retired from Cone Mills Granite Finishing Dye House.
    Surviving are wife, Thelma Marie Parris Zachary; daughters, Mrs. Lynn Zachary Jones, Mrs. Shirley Zachary Jordan, both of Mebane; sons, Gary Lee Zachary, James Delton Zachary, both of Mebane, Richard E. Zachary of Burlington; sister, Mrs. Sue Faucette of Haw River; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
    The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight.