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The names behind the numbers

The names behind the numbers

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Between March 23 and July 19, 172 Guilford County death certificates listed COVID-19 as a cause of death or contributing factor.

These numbers vary from the daily Guilford County Health Department’s report, which are based on where people lived rather than where they died. Sixty of those who died in Guilford County were from other areas, including neighboring counties.

Here are the names behind those numbers.

Browns Summit

Edna Lane Vanstory Headean, 85, hotel housekeeper, April 3

Dorothy Thompson, 76, nurse, May 24


Charles Benjamin Flowers, 92, appliance industry operator, May 13


Lydia Midgette Gaddy, 86, teacher, May 31

Mary Anne Stoneman Riggs, 91, homemaker, May 17

Fred Irvin Summers, 77 metal shop machinist, June 6


Maung Aye, 78, no occupation listed, May 21

Mary Elizabeth Brake, 78, telecommunications industry coordinator, June 25

William Douglas Bramlett, 78, sales, June 15

James Haywood Cheek Jr., 48, lumber company supervisor, April 8

Naomi Roxanna Cherry, housewife, 68, July 18

Antonio Garcia Cortes, 63, self-employed in a retail store, June 22

Donnie Ray Cozart, 80, printing business owner, May 23

Margaret Lavonne Murphy Craig, 93, textile industry chemist, June 2

Margaret Manuel Crawford, 74, hotel industry housekeeping, June 14

Ada C. Dick, 84, school bus driver, June 18

Tara Rochelle Dodd, 33, waitress at Sagebrush in Reidsville and Golden Corral in Greensboro, June 25

Leonard Elton Drew, 82, garment industry buyer, June 3

Yvonne J. Jennings Florence, 66, no occupation listed, July 15

James Richard Funk, 87, telecommunications electrical engineer, June 1

Roy Paul Gallimore, 74, maintenance Stone Co., June 1

Carolyn Annette Watson Glenn, 70, Board of Education secretary, April 21

Placida Lopez Gomez, 46, homemaker, June 21

Fred Kemp Gordon, 65, architectural hardware consultant and vice president at Hardware Distributors, April 13

Mortie Ray Hamilton, 77, plumbing industry sales, May 11

Silvestre Hernandez, 84, security guard, May 11

Mikie Ray Honeycutt, 66, police officer, April 4

Cyphus Earl Horton, 66, university boiler department supervisor, May 10

Carolyn Virginia Goode Johnson, 73, certified nursing assistant in a hospital, July 15

Chhim Laim, 68, textile industry janitor, June 2

Jerry Wayne Lee, 66, city of Greensboro maintenance worker, April 19

Ronnie Steven Lucas, 69, USAP electric powerline tech for U.S. Air Force, May 26

Patricia Hope Wade Matthews, 77, self-employed domestic, April 1

Mark Vernon May, 63, no occupation listed, April 26

Debra Faye Watson McKinnon, 66, computer programmer, May 3

Marie Catherine Petty McLaughlin, 84, home care in domestic industry, May 27

Otis Moore, 56, distribution industry checker, April 14

Willie Moore, 77, truck driver for the N.C. Department of Transportation, May 8

Benjamin Ethan Morgan, 91, mechanic, April 26

Donald Elco Morton, 67, carpenter, April 25

Dorothy Pauline Mitchell Morton, 92, a 34-year employee of Lorillard tobacco company, March 23

James Freddie Murphy, 88, special agent for Southern Railroad, May 26

Geraldine Troxler Neal, 83, electronics industry machine operator, May 30

Kanubhai L. Patel, 67, housekeeping industry greeting service, June 20

Smitaben B. Patel, 61, no occupation listed, May 22

Ronald E. Petty Sr., 80, self-employed in the mining industry, April 27

Piw Play, 88, no occupation listed, April 25

John Charles Rabin, 71, video store owner and operator, June 8

Leavina Goldie Fouts Ramsey, 84, homemaker, April 28

Der R’com, 79, machine operator, June 6

Elmer Wilester Ricks Jr., 63, nursing assistant, June 25

Loretta Teresa Mackenzie Roach, 80, accounting, June 13

Frank James Salvadore, 93, insurance underwriter, July 10

Rita Agnes Vetter Scearce, 67, insurance industry business analyst, April 27

Aubrey Delisser Scott, 74, truck driver, April 3

Sofia Agnes Nowakowski Seaberg, 89, bank teller, July 10

Virginia Ruth Miller Seagraves, 84, homemaker, May 13

Winston Zau La Sha-re, 65, sushi chef, May 20

Robert Leon Shaw, 68, self-employed dental technician, June 3

Jacquelyn Patricia Smith, 82, manufacturing industry supervisor, June 26

Revell Porter Smith, 81, dry cleaning presser, May 28

Nathan Elmer Spruill Sr., 93, truck driver for P.T. Huffman and Fredrickson Motor Lines, June 8

Frederick Brown Starr, 87, former CEO of Thomasville Furniture Industries whose volunteer roles included Reynolda House Museum, the Eastern Music Festival and UNCG, April 1

Beatrice Elizabeth Woods Stephenson, 79, homemaker, May 11

Richard Evans Stockton, 91, former professional baseball player, Air Force veteran and chiropractor, May 26

Al-Jeanne Dixon Suffem, 86, silk screener, May 31

Marie Lourdes Haag Thomal, 87, electronics industry assembler, July 15

Regino Toledo Valverde, 98, carpenter, June 10

Mildred M. Morehead Wallington, 92, school system cook, June 26

Bette Raye Allred Weatherly, 93, sales, April 22

Napoleon Clinton Whitsett Sr., 66, machine operator for Gold Toe, June 6

Martha Claudette Freeman Wilson, 82, no occupation listed, July 16

Max Eugene Wood, 86, Southern Baptist minister, Farm Bureau representative, pharmaceutical representative, and a professional truck driver, May 22

Deirdra B. Morton Wynn, 57, church administrator and psalmist, May 10

Joseph Young Sr., 87, water/sewage industry laborer, May 31

High Point

Mkogabwe Byakubiri, 71, farmer, April 30

Mildred Beatrice Westerfield Clark, 93, co-owner of RV dealership, June 14

Betty Jean Manning Conyers, 74, certified nursing assistant in a hospital, June 30

Ana Edilia Corro-Montiel, 39, nurse, April 26

Cicero Armstead Crump, 92, self employed in accounting, April 26

Thomas Matthew Dennis Sr., 56, Procter & Gamble, April 16

Hudson Brown Dutch, 96, manufacturing industry stocker, June 29

Reba Hicks Ferree, 95, bank teller, May 28

Roberto Matias Giles, 53, carpenter, June 19

Herbert Lee Johnson, 82, laborer, April 28

Sardar Ali Khan, 75, machine operator, June 12

Harry Kimble, 93, photographer for Alderman Studios, July 11

Linda Cornelia Little Kinsler, 84, bus monitor, June 27

Lan Huong Ti Le, 74, homemaker, April 20

Khai Quang Le, 71, mechanic, June 16

James Ledbetter, 80, shipping in textiles, June 10

Maria Gricelda Maciel Maciel-Garcia, 57, homemaker, May 31

Martha Lassiter Meredith, 98, homemaker, May 4

Peter John Miklos, 93, barber, May 21

Sarah Stancil Montague, 79, nursing, June 2

Dale Lee Silk, 83, mechanic, May 29

Belinda Hall Terry, 61, nurse in a nursing facility, June 22

Winston V. Wellington, 75, Guilford County Schools custodian, July 1


Mary Fannie Jackson, 90, nurse, May 31

Judith Ann Kirkman, 78, no occupation listed, April 13

Pamela Howie Williams, 66, manufacturing industry inspector, May 31


John Graham Newsome Sr., 89, Army veteran and truck driver Central Motor Lines, April 4

Michael Lee Jordan, 69, Coast Guard veteran, Sears Outlet Stores assistant manager and Grainger territory sales rep, April 10

Oak Ridge

James Dalton Amick, 78, self-employed in HVAC industry, April 1

Pleasant Garden

Martha Graves Day, 79, textile industry laborer, April 28

Natalie Kaufman Gains, 96, teacher, May 3

Cladis Maxine Nelson Moore, 90, seamstress of men’s clothing, June 5

Alma T. Thomas Richardson, 91, secretary for the insurance industry, May 26

Mary Irene Ingold Sharpe, 97, office administrator for Alamance Hosiery Mill, May 23

Paul J. Williams, 97, truck driver, May 30

Martha Nell Martin Wilson, 85, inspector for the textile industry, May 24


Henry Vance Starnes, 95, HVAC service technician, April 26

From other areas

Alamance County

Saundra Earlene Crutchfield Amedee of Graham, 65, police department administration, July 12

Phillip James Anthony of Burlington, 73, no occupation listed, May 29

Chattie B. Graves Brown of Burlington, 91, processor/agent for a national security agency, May 20

Barbara Ann Crawford Bynum of Burlington, 70, textile worker, May 19

Judy Diane King Clark of Burlington, 66, homemaker, July 15

Janet Anita Taliaferro Copeman of Burlington, 76, special education driver, May 4

Eula Ethelyn Trull Fitch of Burlington, 80, hospital clerk, April 30

Jasper Harrison Fitch of Burlington, 90, power plant stock clerk, April 23

Barbara Carol Shepherd Garrison of Burlington, 88, teacher, May 28

Marcelene Graves of Burlington, 81, no occupation listed, June 8

Harry Lee Jacobs Sr. of Graham, 73, Lucent Technologies janitor, May 21

Janet Lee Jeffries of Burlington, 60, teacher’s assistant, May 10

Ronald Richard Johnson of Burlington, 80, department store manager and substitute teacher, June 2

Virginia Carolyn Brooks Jones of Burlington, 81, housewife, May 7

Agie Jones Mills of Graham, 84, homemaker, June 13

Brenda Lee Newcomb of Burlington, 53, food service associate, May 12

David Lee Patterson of Graham, 77, furniture finisher, May 6

Hurlon Potent of Mebane, 70, textile worker, May 10

Bertha Mae Bigelow Rawls of Burlington, 73, nurse, June 17

Opal Odessa Howell Scott of Burlington, 73, homemaker, June 7

John Thomas Sullivan of Burlington, 73, information technology, entrepreneur May 19

Ronald Edward White of Mebane, 70, food service industry stocker, May 26

Randolph County

Manuel Delgado Avila of Asheboro, 59, upholsterer for furniture manufacturer, June 14

Jose Cruz Hernandez of Asheboro, 57, maintenance for auto parts manufacturer, June 15

Harlen Eugene Hunt of Asheboro, 83, fixer for cloth manufacturer, April 14

Ronald Eugene Hunt of Asheboro, 52, supervisor for a plastic manufacturer, April 25

Pamela R. Reynolds Kennedy of Sophia, 69, technology industry control analyst, July 7

David Rex Kern of Asheboro, 74, self employed in recycling industry, May 28

Evelyn Darnell Morgan Long of Asheboro, 74, pottery shop artist, June 23

Jose Merced Lopez-Herrera of Randleman, 82, school teacher, May 24

Carlos Enrique Ornelas of Randleman, 49, journeyman, June 20

Bartolo Beltran-Orti of Asheboro, 58, furniture industry supervisor, June 24

Ruben Allen Rush of Randleman, 69, machine operator for Goodyear Tire, April 3

Aniseto Beltran Sagrero of Asheboro, 63, laborer, May 21

Edna Earl Brafford Scotton of Ramseur, 85, homemaker, June 8

Paul Byron Smith of Liberty, 92, furniture manufacturing supervisor, June 14

Nancy Ruth Shore Swarington of Liberty, 83, printer circuit for Western Electric Liberty, May 4

Rockingham County

Robert Douglas Bachman of Reidsville, 69, courier for a lab, July 11

Mary Ellen Farrish Belton of Reidsville, 84, hotel server, July 14

Joy Annette Dunlap Helms of Reidsville, 62, call center operator for Deluxe Corp, April 1

Carl Joseph Lucion of Reidsville, 71 print media sales, April 8

Sharon Ann Walls of Reidsville, 66, secretary, July 19

Forsyth County

Terry LaVerne Strange Smith of Winston-Salem, 67, environmental services custodian, July 15

Clarence Edwin West Jr. of Kernersville, 74, roofer, June 23

Davidson County

Jessie Lee Bouknight Byers of Lexington, 87, homemaker, May 1

David Baxter Gallimore of Thomasville, 91, bakery delivery driver, May 25

John Wallace Hogan of Lexington, 76, laborer for furniture factory, April 27


Eugene Harley Batton of Southport, 83, brick mason, May 6

Amanda Faye Willett Brooks of Siler City, 88, fabric industry sales, May 8

Billy Joe Campbell of Denton, 83, furniture industry builder, July 14

Robert Headen of Siler City, 80, furniture builder, May 29

Nancy Ann Ball Hogan of Denton, 76, furniture manufacturing sewer, July 17

Rudolph L. Holden of Wendell, 77, correctional officer, May 19

Maxine Bostick Jenkins of Wilson, 81, nurse, May 1

Elsie Fow Brafford Jones of Siler City, 89, textile industry inspector, May 24

Mary Lane Moore of Lenoir, 74, furniture industry finisher, July 4

Eliseo Posada-Moreno of North Wilkesboro, 74, food production trimmer, May 27

Jennifer Thorpe of Oxford, 50, C.A. at Oxford Manor, July 9

Frances McGruder Wade of Jacksonville, Fla., 76, banker, April 11

Lynda Faye Bolick Williams of Franklinville, 73, cotton mill machine operator, June 8

Source: Guilford County death certificates and published obituaries

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