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EDWIN ``GUS' KOSIER

Edwin ``Gus' Kosier, 64, of 922 E. Cone Blvd. died Wednesday, March 2, 1994, at the VA Hospital in Durham.

Memorial service will Saturday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at Forbis & Dick North Elm Street Chapel.A native of Lykens, Pa., he was retired from the United States Air Force, and a member of the American Legion Post 248, Maryland.

He is survived by his friend, Brenda Powell of Greensboro; sisters, Patricia Butts and Catherine Clark, both of Florida; brothers, Bob Kosier and James Kosier, both of Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 386, 1206 14th St., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.

ISIAH MORRIS SR.

Isiah Morris Sr., 82, of Silver Pointe Nursing Home, formerly of 816 Terrell St., died Feb. 26, 1994.

Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. James Johnson. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery.

He was born Feb. 16, 1912, in Batesburg, S.C., to the late Andrew and Gertrude Morris. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

One son, the late Isiah Morris Jr., preceded him in death. Surviving are four daughters, Maebell Morris, Mary Lee Hooks, Rosa Chatman, and Linda Young; one brother, Andrew Morris Jr. of Batesburg, S.C.; one sister, Gertrude Morris of Batesburg, S.C.; 26 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 7-7:30 tonight at Hargett Funeral Home, other times at the residence of Linda Young, 318 Erwin St., Greensboro.

NANCY PRESSLEY OSBORNE

BREVARD - Nancy Pressley Osborne, 80, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Brevard, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 1994.

Surviving are her husband, Mark T. Osborne; one son, Mark P. Osborne of Orlando, Fla.; one daughter, Carolyn Darst of Greensboro; three sisters, Carolyn Leeger of Albany, Ga., Mamie Brown of Tampa, Fla., and Sarah Ward of Hendersonville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mills River Presbyterian Church cemetery. The Rev. Ben Ormand will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mills River Presbyterian Church, 10 Presbyterian Church Road, Horse Shoe, N.C. 28742.

Moore Funeral Home in Brevard is in charge of arrangements.

MARGARET T. GONNEVILLE

Mrs. Margaret T. Gonneville, 69, of Route 5, Lexington, died Wednesday, March 2, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

A native of Dunn, she was a homemaker and had lived in Greensboro most of her life.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel with the Rev. Frank Gribble officiating. Interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park.

She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Janette Moore of Greensboro, Mrs. Iris Boswell of Jamestown; three sons, Danny Gonneville, Henry Gonneville, Adrian Gonneville, all of Greensboro; her long time friend, Carl M. Freeman of Lexington; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Knaugh, Mrs. Patricia Owensby, both of Greensboro, Mrs. Virginia Voncannon, Mrs. Mae Rider, Mrs. Jewel Faye Pope, all of High Point; three brothers, Grady Smith of High Point, Ervin Smith of Greensboro, Larry Smith of Trinity; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at the funeral, other times at the home of Mrs. Boswell, 505 Fairidge Drive, Jamestown.

GEORGIA A. ROREX

DURHAM - Mrs. Georgia Adcock Rorex, 88, died Wednesday evening, March 2, 1994, at Durham Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Rorex was born and raised in the Thorn Grove community of Strawberry Plains, Tenn. Mrs. Rorex lived in Daytona Beach, Fla., between 1960 and 1992. She was in the restaurant business for many years. In 1992, she moved to North Carolina. Mrs. Rorex was a member of the Christian Church.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Thorn Grove Christian Church, Strawberry Plains, Tenn. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Officiating will be the Rev. Edward Henegar, the Rev. James Raines, and the Rev. James Sullivan, all sons-in-law.

Mrs. Rorex is survived by a son, A. Rexford Rorex of Daytona Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Mrs. Julia Anne Henegar of Durham, Mrs. Carolyn R. Sullivan of Kerrville, Texas, Mrs. Ina Belle R. Raines of Greensboro; two brothers, John T. Adcock of Dayton, Tenn., and Donald Adcock of Strawberry Plains, Tenn.; three sisters, Mrs. Reva A. Bartlett and Mrs. Helen A. Moffett, both of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., and Mrs. Zola A. Brooks of Memphis, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be 7-9 tonight at the Evergreen Chapel in Knoxville, Tenn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Union Ridge United Methodist Church.

Call 615-637-7955 for further information.

DELLA ESTELLE W. JONES

REIDSVILLE - Della Estelle W. Jones, 61, of Route 1, Box 306-E, Madison, died Thursday afternoon, March 3, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Reidlawn Cemetery.

A native of Caswell County, she was a retired seamstress and member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Sandy Ridge.

Surviving are husband, Herman Jones of the home; sisters, Minnie Hopkins, Mary Moore, both of Reidsville, Carrie Paschal of Casville.

Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Wilkerson Funeral Home, and other times at the home of Minnie Hopkins, 611 Thomas St.

MARY DANIELEY SAUNDERS

BURLINGTON - Mary Danieley Saunders, 85, of 3720 Mine Creek Road died Wednesday, March 2, 1994.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Bethel United Methodist Church.

NETTIE MCDANIEL DODSON

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Nettie McDaniel Dodson, 96, of 314 Harden St. died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Cane Creek Baptist Church cemetery.

JOSEPH A. ``JOE' RUSSELL

DENTON - Joseph Arnold ``Joe' Russell, 44, of 5960 Lou Cranford Road died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at New Hope United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

DOROTHY DAVENPORT

LEXINGTON - Dorothy Davenport, 84, of Linwood died Wednesday, March 2, 1994.

Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Davidson Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Davidson Funeral Chapel.

CLARA PEARL LANE POOLE

THOMASVILLE - Mrs. Clara Pearl Lane Poole, 90, of the Oaks of Thomasville died Wednesday, March 2, 1994.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel.

LULA VICTORIA MARTIN ROBERTSON

Mrs. Lula Victoria Martin Robertson died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at James A. Johnson Nursing Home in High Point.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Guilford Memorial Park.

Forbis & Dick North Elm Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

ANNIE ODESSA BATTLE TAYLOR

MOORESBORO - Annie Odessa Battle Taylor, 71, of 515 Trinity Road died Feb. 28, 1994, at Cleveland Memorial Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Early Battle Sr. and the late Mabel Armstrong Little.

Surviving are four brothers, Early Battle Jr. and Robert Battle, both of Gaffney, S.C., James Battle of Mooresboro, Eddie Battle of Forest City; four sisters, Lizzie McDowell of Kingstown, Shelia Battle, Christine Norris, both of Mooresboro, Marie Jackson of Forest City.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Light Oak Baptist Church with the Rev. Zeno Borders officiating. Burial will be in Webb Memorial Lawn, Shelby.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Withrow's Funeral Home of Kings Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

HERMIS BURCH CREWS

EDEN - Hermis Burch Crews, 82, formerly of 1008 Louise Ave., died Wednesday, March 2, 1994, at the Bryan Center.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgeview Cemetery.

A native of Rockingham County, she was retired from the shoe repair business, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Sue McPherson of Greensboro, Mrs. Diane Young of Graham.

The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at Reynolds Funeral Home.

PHILLIP LOUIS JOHNSON

HILLSBOROUGH - Phillip Louis Johnson, 69, of 4106 Schley Road died Wednesday, March 2, 1994, at Durham Regional Hospital after a brief illness.

He was a member of New Sharon United Methodist Church, a retired farmer, and a native of Orange County. He was a member of Schley Grange, the Schley American Legion Post 452 and a veteran of World War II.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Mary Sue Johnson of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Webster of Cedar Grove, Mrs. Sarah Overaker of Hurdle Mills, Mrs. Phyllis Tew of Archdale; one son, Phil Johnson of Hillsborough; five brothers, Sam Johnson of Newport News, Va., Henry Johnson, Ned Johnson, both of Hillsborough, Robert Johnson of North Dakota, James Johnson of High Point; six grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Sharon United Methodist Church by the Rev. Carl Belcher. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Walker's Funeral Home in Hillsborough.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Sharon United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Salvation Army, 909 Liberty St., Durham, N.C. 27701.

HENRY O. BOWMAN

Henry O. Bowman, 76, of 817 Duke St. died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Brown's Funeral Home.

SARA JOYCE COLBERT

SALEM, Va. - Sara Joyce Colbert, 59, of Salem, formerly of Mayodan, N.C., died Thursday, March 3, 1994, after a long battle with cancer.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Etta Chapter 185. Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Lena Joyce of Mayodan, N.C.; two brothers, Johnny Joyce Jr., Harold Dean Joyce, and a sister, Emily Joyce Mann.

Surviving are her husband, Dudley S. Colbert; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lynn Atkins of Roanoke, Beth and Robert Bynam of Greensboro, N.C.; two sisters, Stella Gulley, Maxine Brown, both of Greensboro, N.C.; five nieces; four nephews; and a number of great nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oakey's South Chapel with the Rev. Robert H. Garner officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, Inc., 3825-A Electric Road, Roanoke, Va. 24018 or the Ronald McDonald House, 2224 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, Va. 24014.

Friends may call at Oakey's South Chapel 7-9 tonight.

THOMAS WHITFIELD ALLRED

Thomas Whitfield Allred, 67, of 4109 Groometown Road died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Chapel.

JOHN CLAYTON LONG

WINSTON-SALEM - Dr. John Clayton Long of 3511 Lakeview Drive, Pfafftown, died at his home Wednesday, March 2, 1994, after a long illness.

Surviving are father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Winder Long and brother, Thomas Long, of Mebane.

Memorial service will be at a later date in Winston-Salem.

WILLIAM HART

ROBBINS - William Hart, 64, of 863 Odell Road died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins.

WORTH WELLS

MEBANE - Mr. Worth Wells, 71, of 4530 White Level Road died at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 1994, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham after a two month illness.

Born in Wilkes County, to the late Mr. William Elisha Wells and the late Mrs. Etta Lou Wilborn Wells, he was a retired mechanic. He was a member of Cross Roads Presbyterian Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was the husband of the late Mrs. Maxine Tate Wells.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Robert Bryant, pastor of Cross Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Thomas of Mebane, Ms. Debra Wells of Alexandria, Va.; two sons, James Wells, Mike Wells, both of Mebane; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Sapp of Greensboro, Mrs. Minnie Gilbert of Seattle, Mrs. Betty Lou Rader of Altavista, Va.; one brother, Howard Wells of Colfax; six grandchildren. Predeceased is one brother, Mr. James Henry Wells.

The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane, other times at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cross Roads Presbyterian Church General Memorial Fund or Cross Roads Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund.

ALTA P. ALLEN

ASHEBORO - Mrs. Alta P. Allen, 88, of Asheboro died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro.

ANNIE FRANCES SATTERFIELD

MEBANE - Annie Frances ``Sis' Satterfield, 67, of P.O. Box 28, Prospect Hill, died Wednesday, March 2, 1994.

Funeral will be at 2 a.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane.

LONA WILLIAMS

DENTON - Lona Grubb Clark Williams, 76, of Spring Street died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at her home after a sudden illness.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

MILDRED R. RANSOM

THOMASVILLE - Mildred R. Ransom, 85, of Thomasville died Wednesday, March 2, 1994.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.

DEUREMA CRAVEN MACON

RAMSEUR - Mrs. Deurema Craven Macon, 86, of Ramseur died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at Chatham Hospital in Siler City.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Holly Spring Friends Meeting, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Randolph County, she was a homemaker.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Daile M. Bridges Gunter of Ramseur; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Crumpler of Greensboro, Mrs. Jerona Lowdermiok of Concord; three grandchildren, Jason Macon, Edwin Bridges, and Mrs. Sara M. Moffitt; six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at Loflin Funeral Home in Ramseur.

BILLY LEE WILLIAMS

EDEN - Billy Lee Williams, 51, of 1322 Delaware Ave. died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Summitt Road Church of God. Burial will be in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Born in Danville, Va., he was a member of Summitt Road Church of God, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and an employee of Burlington Industries.

Surviving are wife, Sharon Lambert Williams of the home; daughter, Mrs. Dare W. Whaley; son, Michael Williams of Eden; sisters, Clara W. Leonard, Betty Arlene W. Stallard, Linda W. Boyd, all of Ridgeway, Va.; brother, Joseph ``Jr.' Williams, Ernest Williams, both of Ridgeway, Va.; two grandchildren, Ashley Whaley, Taylor Whaley, both of Eden.

Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Fair Funeral Home.

PATRICIA FULP HARRISON

Mrs. Patricia ``Pat' Fulp Harrison of 1222 Fair Lane Drive, Cary, died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

Funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hanes-Lineberry Vanstory Chapel. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park.

She was a native of High Point, an administrative assistant with the State Department of Commerce in Raleigh, and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Cary.

Surviving are daughter, Susan Berry and son, David Ray Simmons, both of Greensboro; mother, Evelyn Pitts Michael of High Point; and one granddaughter, Callie Diane Simmons of Greensboro.

The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at the funeral home, other times at the residence of the daughter, Susan Berry, 5318 Audrey Road.

ZEBEDEE N. FRAZIER

STOKESDALE - Mr. Zebedee N. Frazier, 80, of 9089 Hwy 158 died Thursday, March 3, 1994.

Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6 at Oak Springs Baptist Church in Stokesdale. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

He was a native of Guilford County and a member of Oak Springs Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer and a retired employee of Foremost Screenprint.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elsie Manns Frazier; a son, Harold N. Frazier of Kernersville; four daughters, Mrs. Alma Morris (Allen) of Walnut Cove, Mrs. Doris Taylor (Jasper), Mrs. Brenda Campbell (Skip), Mrs. Dorothy Dalton (Clyde), all of Stokesdale; brother, Herbert Frazier of Stokesdale; two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Warren of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Orrie Smith of Stokesdale; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Perry & Spencer Funeral Home, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.

MICHAEL SEDON

HIGH POINT - Michael Sedon, 73, of 515 E. Farris Ave. died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at his residence.

Memorial service will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 213 Lindsey St., Suite 110, High Point, N.C. 27262.

Harold C. Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

JOAN ALYCE RAPP

Mrs. Joan Alyce Rapp, 74, of Greensboro died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Surviving are husband, Edward G. Rapp of the home; two sons, Ned Rapp of Greensboro, Geoff Rapp of Cleveland, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.

Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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