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OUT OF COUNTY OBITUARIES

OUT OF COUNTY OBITUARIES

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JOANNA ALLEN

ASHEBORO - Joanna Delta Allen, 17, of Route 2, Denton, died Tuesday in Fresno County, Calif.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Pugh Funeral Home.

A native of Randolph County, she was a rising senior at Southwestern Randolph High School and a member of Southwestern Randolph Chorus.

Surviving are parents, Les and Melissa Allen of the home; sister, Miss Andrea Lynn Allen of the home; paternal grandparents, Sam and Wilma E. Allen of Bennett; maternal grandparents, Marshall and Doris Emery of Randleman; great-grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Epperson of Bennett.\

CARRIE BAKER

REIDSVILLE - Carrie Mitchell Baker, 86, of 806 Oak St. died Wednesday at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

A native of Rockingham County, she was a retired employee of American Tobacco Co. and a member of Baptist Temple Church.

Surviving are sons, Numa R. Baker Jr. of Reidsville, James B. Baker of Clearwater, Fla.; sisters, Ruby Thacker, Marion Snow, Ester Gammon, all of Reidsville, Marie Turner of Eden; six grandchildren.\

MRS. GRACE BRANNOCK

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Grace Somers Brannock, 89, formerly of Route 1, Reidsville, died Wednesday at Central Piedmont Convalescent Center.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Reidlawn Cemetery in Reidsville.

A native of Alamance County, she was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Reidsville.

Surviving are stepson, James L. Brannock Jr. of Burlington; five grandchildren.

The family will be at Rich & Thompson Mortuary 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence of James L. Brannock Jr., 319 Oakland Drive.\

MRS. ANNIE BROWN

REIDSVILLE - Mrs. Annie Norma Cody Brown of Route 4 died Wednesday at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McLaurin Funeral Home.

A native of Rockingham County, she was a former employee of GTE, a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church, former treasurer of the Pastor's Aid, a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Missionary Society.

Surviving are husband, Kenneth Brown; sons, Kenneth Leon Brown of Reidsville, Tommy Laroy Brown of Seattle; brothers, Samuel Q. Cody of Newark, N.J., James L. Cody Jr. of Reidsville; sisters, Mrs. Virginia C. Hopper of Reidsville, Mrs. Emma C. Monteiro of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Eunice C. Ragland of Keswick, Va.; five grandchildren.\

LEORA DAVIS

DENTON - Leora Carrick Davis, 77, of Route 7 (Briggs Road), Lexington, died Wednesday at Community General Hospital in Thomasville.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Holloways Baptist Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A native of Davidson County, she was a Sunday school teacher and president of the United Methodist Women at her church.

Surviving are sons, Ben L. Davis of Hudson, Jerry M. Davis of Lexington; daughter, Mrs. Mollie Galloway of Lexington; brothers, Clyde Carrick, Dallas Carrick, Ronald Carrick, Melvin Carrick, all of Lexington; sisters, Mrs. Novelle Bean of Lexington, Mrs. Eunice Varner of Denton; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

The family will be at Lanier-Briggs Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holloways Baptist Church Building Fund, Route 7, Lexington, N.C. 27292.\

MRS. LESSIE FAULKNER

BURLINGTON - Mrs. Lessie Wagoner Faulkner of 3505 Longview Drive died Wednesday at Central Piedmont Convalescent Center.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Mission United Church of Christ, of which she was a charter member. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.

A native of Alamance County, she was a retired hosiery employee, a member of the W.D. Rippy Bible Class, a charter member of Beverly Hills United Church of Christ, a member of the Women's Fellowship of New Mission United Church of Christ, a member of Good Morning Home Extension Club and of a community bridge club.

Surviving are husband, James L. Faulkner; sons, Jerry W. Faulkner of Spartanburg, S.C., Larry E. Faulkner of Sanford; sisters, Mrs. Pat Matkins, Miss Maude Wagoner, both of Burlington, Mrs. Grace Pike of Sneeds Ferry; brothers, James ``Buddy' Wagoner of Sneeds Ferry, Ronnie Wagoner of Graham; four grandchildren.

The family will be at Rich & Thompson Mortuary 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Mission United Church of Christ Building Fund, 2121 Edgewood Ave., Burlington, N.C. 27215.\

CLETUS HANCOCK

FRANKLINVILLE - Cletus Franklin Hancock, 68, of Franklinville died Wednesday at his home.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Loflin Funeral Home in Ramseur. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro.

A native of Randolph County, he was a retired employee of W.J. Rides.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Minnie Burgess Hancock; sisters, Mrs. Julia Gilbert of Clayton, Mrs. Myrtle Coward of Greensboro.

The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 p.m. today.\

JOHNSON FUNERAL

REIDSVILLE - Funeral for John Early Johnson, 56, of 513 Warriner St., who died Tuesday, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem United Holy Church. Burial will be in Greenview Cemetery.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Clara C. Johnson; sons, William N. Wheeler of Eden, Earl Jerome Carter, John H. Johnson, Johnny R. Stacy, Ronald D. Stacy, David A. Stacy, all of Reidsville; daughters, Mrs. Sabrina C. Robinson of Baltimore, Ms. Johnanna J. Mills, Mrs. Chevonne E. Blackwell, Mrs. Clarinda J. Kellam, all of Reidsville; sisters, Mrs. Clara M. Jackson, Mrs. Leatrice Childs, both of Reidsville, Ms. Mary E. Johnson of Richmond, Va.; 16 grandchildren.

The family will be at McLaurin Funeral Home 7:30-8 p.m. Friday.\

HENRY OXNER

LEXINGTON - Henry Howell Oxner, 53, of 187 Link Circle died Wednesday at N.C. Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Lexington City Cemetery.

A native of Sylva, he was an employee of Young-Hinkle and a member of Cooleemee Baptist Church.

Surviving are son, Tony Oxner of Southmont; daughters, Mrs. Vickie Leonard of Southmont, Miss Tammy Oxner of Winston-Salem; sister, Mrs. Ollie James of Lexington; two grandchildren.

The family will be at Davidson Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today, other times at the residence.\

EDWARD PARSONS

CANDOR - Edward Bowman Parsons, 81, of North Main Street died Tuesday at his home.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Candor United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Candor Town Cemetery.

A native of Montgomery County, he was a member of the Candor Lions Club, past president of the Peach Growers Association and a retired farmer.

Surviving are wife, June H. Parsons; sons, French E. Parsons, Neil H. Parsons, both of Candor; daughter, Alice Pyatte of Crossnore; brothers, Everette Parsons of Madison, Fla., Ellis Parsons of Hartsville, S.C., Ray Parsons of Candor; 10 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Candor United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Candor, N.C. 27229, or to Gideon International, Montgomery County Camp, Box 804, Mount Gilead, N.C. 27306.

Lanier-Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.\

GEORGE RILEY

SALISBURY - George Alfred Riley, 75, of the Brian Center Nursing Care died Tuesday at Rowan Memorial Hospital.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at James C. Lyerly Funeral Home. Military burial will be in Salisbury National Cemetery.

A native of Rowan County, he was a retired employee of the City of Spencer, a member of Samuel C. Hart American Legion Post, an Army veteran of World War II, where he was awarded four Bronze Star Good Conduct Medals, and of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are sons, George W. Riley of Salisbury, Gary Riley of Granite Quarry, Larry Stephen Riley of Rockwell; daughters, Bonny Riley Graham, Diane Riley Coble, both of Salisbury; brothers, Ervin Riley of Granite Quarry, Bobby Riley, Harley Riley, both of Baltimore, John Horace Riley of Spencer; sister, Mary Phillips of Granite Quarry; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the home of Diane Coble, Cauble Road.\

WILBUR VARNER

BURLINGTON - Wilbur Varner of 401 Trail 4 died Wednesday at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lowe Funeral Home.\

VESTAL FUNERAL

GRAHAM - Funeral for Mrs. Mary Ruth Albright Vestal, 73, of 1750 Swepsonville Road, who died Tuesday, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church of Graham. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.

The family will be at McClure Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. Friday, other times at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Graham, 300 N. Main St., Graham, N.C. 27253.\

CLEWELL WEAVIL

KERNERSVILLE - Clewell Francis Weavil, 80, of 7215 Watkins Ford Road died Tuesday at High Point Regional Hospital.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Friedland Moravian Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the church graveyard.

A native of Forsyth County, he was a retired employee of Val-Spar Paint Co.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Willie Cook Weavil; daughters, Mrs. Lynn E. Swaim, Mrs. Deborah Fogleman; son, Chip Weavil; sisters, Mrs. Margaret Payne of Salem, Va., Mrs. Juanita Kelly, Mrs. Betty Sue M. Doub, both of Winston-Salem, Mrs. Helen Starner of High Point; brothers, Robert W. Weavil of Scottsboro, Ala., Bruce E. Weavil of High Point, James C. Weavil of Winston-Salem, Ned H. Weavil of Denton; nine grandchildren.

The family will be at Vogler and Sons Funeral home 7-8:30 p.m. today.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friedland Moravian Church, 2750 Friedland Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107, or to the Kernersville Little League Association, c/o Eddie Parrish, P.O. Box 543, Kernersville, N.C. 27285.\

DEWEY WELCH

BEAR CREEK - Dewey C. ``Dee' Welch, 91, formerly of Route 1, died Tuesday at the Convalescent Center of Lee County.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the cemetery of Brush Creek Baptist Church, of which he was a member.

A native of Chatham County, he was a retired farmer.

There are no immediate survivors.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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