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Arcelia Slade Alexander
Shelia Bonita Aiken Allen
Alvin H. Barrett
Shaneka Nichele Broadnax
Gladys Elizabeth Mimms Carter
Janice Dalton Carter
Larry Calvin Coleman
Edwin Ray Coltrane Sr
Mary Bean Craddock
Lottie S. Dalton
William H. Dalton
Rachel Holt Davis
Sarah Ann Duggins
Glenn Henry Evans
William Eugene Freeman
Roy Taylor Hickman Sr
Vassie Hennis Kallam
Beulah Roberts Lineback
David Michael McCord (Death Notice)
David Edward Miller
Johnnie W. Miller (Death Notice)
Evelyn Adams Nance
Morris Samuel Nichols
Virginia Murphy Prillaman
Rena Totten Simpson Robertson (Death Notice)
Billy Joe Sartin Sr
Sylvia Lawanna Jones Smith
Jennings Price Staples
Hilda Mae Cox Sutphin
Ola Elizabeth Tilley
Jessie Pinnix Williamson



Shelia Bonita Aiken Allen

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WINSTON-SALEM - Shelia Bonita Aiken Allen of 2814 Claremont Ave, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at WFU Baptist Medical Center.

She was born in Eden, NC on July 21, 1957 to her parents, William Aiken Sr. and Brooxie Dalton Aiken.

She was a member Union Baptist Church. Mrs. Allen was an outgoing God-fearing woman, who always smiling and was loved by everyone.

She was preceded in death by her father; and grandparents, Lillian Aiken, Benjamin Aiken; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Jean Aiken.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her daughters, Ms. Shireka "Fatty" Allen, Ms. Shineka "Tiny Bit" Allen; two sons, Thomas "Li' l Man" Allen, Tamaurius (Marcy) Allen; two sisters, Patricia Aiken, Lillian Aiken; five brothers, Bobby (Adelaide) Aiken, Tony (Pamela) Aiken, Benjamin Aiken, Michael Aiken, William Aiken Jr.; eight grandchildren, Dayshaun, Shaniya, Markesse, Shakayla, Alexia, Shakira, Tamaurius Jr., Tmond; and host of aunts, uncles; and nieces and nephews: Andrew, Brooxie (Angel) Latisha, Lenora "Precious" Antoinette, Marcus (Kelly) Trumane, Laquanda, Canary, Robert, and Roger Aiken.

Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Union Baptist Church at 12:30 p.m. and the family will receive friends 12:00-12:30 at the church. Rev. Dr. Sir Walter Mack officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Gilmore Funeral Home Service.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 7/27/2009

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Janice Dalton Carter

Janice Dalton Carter, 50, of Mayodan, N.C., died Friday, July 24, 2009.

She was a native of Rockingham County, N.C., and was a CNA.

Surviving are her husband, George Carter of the home; a son, Brice Carter of Madison, N.C.; two daughters, Naki Brown of the home and Melody Carter of Martinsville; her mother, Mary Dalton of Mayodan, N.C.; four brothers, Troy Dalton of Walnut Cove, N.C., Charles Dalton and Michael Dalton, both of Mayodan, and Daniel Dalton of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Geraldine Dalton of Mayodan; and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Carmel Holiness Church in Madison, where she was a member. Burial will be in Martinview Primitive Baptist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church and other times at 1049 Thornton Road, Mayodan.
Perry-Spencer Funeral Home in Madison is in charge of arrangements

Martinsville Bulletin 28 July 2009

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Gladys Elizabeth Mimms Carter

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Gladys Elizabeth Mimms Carter, 85, died Sunday July 26, 2009 at her residence 528 Ingram St., Danville, VA.

Born February 1, 1924 in Rockingham County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Jennie Collins Gibbs and the late Robert A. Gibbs.

She was married to the late Clyde Agee Carter.

Gladys was of Baptist faith. She was employed by Dan River Inc. as a sewer for over thirteen years, most of her friends will remember Gladys from the flea markets.

She is survived by four daughters, Betty A. DeBeare, Patsy J. Dix, Linda McGee Allen and Michelle R. Johnson all of Danville, two sons Edward L. Mimms of Pelham, NC And Jerry L. Mimms of Eden, NC, four sisters Irma G. Strader of Roxboro, NC, Geraldine Anderson of Reidsville NC, Virginia Shelton of Danville and Carolyn J. Gibbs of Lynchburg VA, 14 grandchildren, 18 Great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by five sisters Jettie Mae Statton, Louise Ward, Mamie Miller, Marie Hodges and Mary Hazelwood, four brothers Robert Lee Gibbs, Herman Gibbs, Wayne Gibbs and Jesse Gibbs

Graveside services will be held Wednesday July 29, 2009 at 2:00p.m. at Highland Burial Park with the Rev. Tommy Allen officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday July 28, 2009 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Norris Funeral Services Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke, Danville, VA and at other times will be at the residence 528 Ingram ST, Danville, VA.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Danville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.norrisfuneral.com.
Sign the guest book at www.GoDanRiver.com

Published in the Danville Register & Bee from 7/28/2009 - 7/29/2009

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Sarah Ann Duggins

REIDSVILLE — Sarah Ann Duggins, 59, of 518 Roach Street, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2009, at Annie Penn Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, at New Heights Baptist Church with Dr. Harold Venable officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Sarah was born in Rockingham County to the late David and Nettie Sue Gilley Duggins.

She was a member of New Heights Baptist Church and was employed with Unifi and also Stadler's Grocery for many years.

She is survived by her brother, David Duggins and fiancée, Lucille Wyatt of Pelham; sister, Carolyn Lovelace and husband, Tim, of Reidsville; several nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, July 28, at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at the home of Carolyn and Tim Lovelace, 189 Driftwood Road.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in the News Record on 7/28/2009

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Jennings Price Staples

RANDLEMAN — Jennings Price “JP” Staples, 81, of 913 S. Elm St., High Point, and formerly of Randleman, died Monday, July 27, 2009, at Westwood Health & Rehabilitation Center, Archdale.

Graveside funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, at Clearview Baptist Church Cemetery, Mayodan, with Pastor Stephen Stowe officiating.

He was a native of Mayodan, was a former textile worker working for several plants in Randolph County, including Deep River Dye. He also worked at the Econo Mart, was a paper carrier for The Courier-Tribune and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Carter Staples.

Surviving are daughters, Nicole Ackley of Greensboro, Susan Smith of Florida, Lucy Sykes and Audrey Armentrout, both of Asheboro; sons, Tommy Staples, David Staples and Jesse Staples, all of Asheboro; Jake Staples of Ramseur, Michael Staples of Welcome, Sam Staples of Trinity; sister, Ruth S. Carter of Kernersville; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

The family will be at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 S. Main St., Randleman, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Asheboro Courier Tribune 29 July 2009

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Shaneka Nichele Broadnax

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GREENSBORO - Shaneka Nichele Broadnax descended to the heavens on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The going home services will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, August 1, at the United House of Prayer. Burial at Lakeview cemetery.

Shaneka Nichele was born October 7, 1983 in Rockingham County.

She is survived by her mother, Michele Hodge Smith, her father, Ronnie Broadnax and one brother, Darryl Hodge.

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until 12 noon at the United House of Prayer.
Woodard Funeral Home is assisting the Smith family.

Published in the News Record on 7/29/2009

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Rachel Holt Davis

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GREENSBORO — Mrs. Rachel Holt Davis, 82, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 31, at Good Hope Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Burnett's Chapel with Rev. James Sweeney and Rev. Chris Davis officiating.

Mrs. Davis was born on March 14, 1927 in Rockingham County.

She loved to cook and work in her flower garden. She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church where she was active as class secretary, church secretary and sang in the choir.

She was preceded in death by parents, Kelley Lee and Lester Mitchell Holt; husband, Lloyd Harold Davis; brothers, Monroe Holt, Sam Holt, Aubrey Holt, Alma Holt, Robie Holt; sisters, Ruby Hancock, Lilly Biggs, and Birdie Chatman.

Survivors include sons, Roy Davis and wife Shirley of Randleman, Rick Davis of Greensboro; daughter, Diane Neese and husband Roger of Whitsett; sister, Elaine Isley and husband Charles of Summerfield; seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and extended family members.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at Forbis and Dick, Pleasant Garden Chapel, and other times at the home of Rick Davis, 5677 Old Randleman Rd., Greensboro.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Hope Baptist Church, 201 NC 62 E, Greensboro, NC 27406.
Offer online condolences at www.forbisanddick.com

Published in the News Record on 7/29/2009

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Jessie Pinnix Williamson

REIDSVILLE — Mrs. Jessie Pinnix Williamson died Saturday in Washington, D. C.

She was a native of Caswell County and was a resident of Washington, D.C. for the majority of her life. Mrs. Williamson was a graduate of Caswell Training School, Class of 1946 and was a member of Brown's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Gibsonville. She was a retiree of the United States Government.

Survivors are: two daughters, Diana Williamson Snowden and spouse, Calvin, Fay Williamson of Washington, D.C.; two sons, Bobby Williamson of Reidsville and Larry Williamson of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Carol Motley and spouse, Wesley of Richmond, Virginia, Alma Lee of Knoxville, Tennessee, Barbara J. Graves and spouse, Billy of Cleveland, Ohio; three brothers, Thomas Pinnix, Jr. of Bridgeport, Connnecticut, Raymond Pinnix and spouse, Flo of New Jersey, Robert Pinnix and spouse, Hairlean of Elon; other relatives and many cherished friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday from the Brown's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Gibsonville with Pastor Thurman L. Pinnix and Rev. Thomas Williamson presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family visitation will be Friday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at the church.
Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in the News Record on 7/29/2009

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William H. Dalton

EDEN — Mr. William H. Dalton, 64, died July 27, 200.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2009 at Perry-Spencer Memorial Chapel in Eden. Burial will be in Eden Gardens Cemetery.

He was a native of Pittsylvania County, VA.

He is survived by a son, Victor Dalton of Reidsville, four daughters, Sandra D. Williams, Shannon Dalton and Natasha Moore (Tyrone) all of Reidsville, Angie Stokes (Anthony) of Eden, three brothers, George Dalton (Gloria) of Danville, VA, Fred D. Dalton Jr. (Linda) and Sam Dalton both of Eden, three sisters, Hallie Wyche, Geraldine Neal and Anna Withers (Vincent) all of Eden, a host of grandchildren, his devoted friend and partner, Evalyna Graves and other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and other times at 713 Summit Rd. www.perry-spencerfuneralhome.com.

Published in the News Record on 7/31/2009

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Lottie S. Dalton

MADISON — Mrs. Lottie S. Dalton died Friday, July 24, 2009.
Arrangements are incomplete at McLaurin Funeral Home.

Published in the News Record on 7/25/2009

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Mrs. Lottie S. Dalton, a resident of Brithaven, in Madison NC, died on July 24, 2009 at Morehead Memorial Hospital.

Graveside service will be on Wednesday, July 29,2009 at 2:00 P.M. at Greenview Cemetery.

Mrs. Dalton was born on January 2, 1934, in Danville Va., to the late Moe Smith and Rosa Hairston Martin.

Mrs. Dalton was of the Holiness faith. She enjoyed singing and loved to play bingo.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories: Sisters; Roser Blackwell(Daniel), Curly Hairston(Randell), all of Reidsville, NC, One niece, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be sent to www.mclaurinfh.com
McLaurin Funeral Home is serving the family

McLaurin Funeral Home 29 July 2009

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Virginia Murphy Prillaman

The funeral for Virginia Murphy Prillaman, 86, of Martinsville and formerly of Wood Street, Martinsville, who died July 28, 2009, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Norris Funeral Services. The Rev. Gary Edwards will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and other times at the home at 338 Chatmoss Court Ext., Martinsville.

She was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Spray, N.C., to Ed Murphy and May Tuggle Murphy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Edward Prillaman and a grandson, Michael W. Harrison.

She was a member of Kearfott Memorial Baptist Church in Martinsville.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Harrison Martin of Martinsville; two sons, Larry Edward Prillaman of Tucson, Ariz., and Roy Lee Prillaman of Martinsville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren

Martinsville Bulletin 30 July 2009

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Arcelia Slade Alexander

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REIDSVILLE — Mrs. Arcelia Slade Alexander of 434 Mc Walker Road died Monday at her residence.

She was a native of Rockingham County and was a resident of New York for many years before returning to Reidsville twenty years ago. Mrs. Alexander was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Class of 1940 and was a faithful member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a retiree of the Moses Cone Health System.

Her parents, Ophelia Bolden Slade and Cary Slade; beloved husband, Booker T. Alexander; one sister, Bernice Mc Tier and a brother, Rev. George Slade, preceded her in death.

Survivors are: a son, Berrien Bell of the home; one stepson, Booker T. Alexander of Charlotte; four nieces, Gloria Slade of Baltimore, Maryland, Barbara Slade of Reidsville, Santha Davis of Stafford, Virginia and Leslie Diane Mc Tier of Atlanta, Georgia; two nephews, Lawrence Slade, Cary Slade and spouse, Lisa of Reidsville; other relatives and a plethora of treasured friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Noon Friday from the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 420 Mizpah Church Road. Pastor Dale Steed will preside and interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family visitation will be Friday from 11:30 until 12 p.m. at the church and may be contacted other times at 220 Slade Drive.
Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in the News Record on 7/30/2009

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Larry Calvin Coleman

REIDSVILLE — Larry Calvin Coleman, 62, of 1087 New Lebanon Church Rd. Reidsville, N.C. went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 29, 2009 .

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2009, in Evergreen Memory Gardens with military rites by the Rockingham Co. Veteran's Honor Guard.

A native of Vance Co., he was a son of Rebecca Roop Coleman and the late Calvin Coolidge Coleman and had lived in Rockingham Co. most of his life.

Larry retired from the N. C. Dept. of Corrections with 32 years of service, was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a Purple Heart recipient. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, NASCAR fan and enjoyed old western movies.

He was preceded in death by his father: Calvin Coolidge Coleman and a brother: James Coleman.

Surviving are son Derek Calvin Coleman and fiance' Kimberly Reeves of Reidsville; daughter Sunny Lorraine Coleman of Reidsville; grandson Nathan Calvin Coleman of Reidsville; mother Rebecca Roop Coleman of Kernersville; brother: Mike Coleman and wife Vickie of Kernersville; mother of his children: Renee Brown Goforth of Reidsville; niece Lisa Coleman of Kernersville; nephew: Christopher Coleman of Winston-Salem.

The family will see friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Citty Funeral Home and at other times they will be at Renee's residence: 1835 Iron Works Rd. Reidsville, NC 27320.
Memorials may be made to: The American Cancer Society 4A Oak Branch Dr. Greensboro, NC 27407.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com

Published in the News Record on 7/30/2009

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William Eugene Freeman

REIDSVILLE — William Eugene Freeman, 78, of 201 Pine Hill Court, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 31, 2009 at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

A native of Reidsville he was the son of the late John M. Freeman and Louise L. Freeman.

Mr. Freeman was a Korean War veteran and worked for Sears Roebuck for 36 years in Greensboro and Atlanta. He served as treasurer of the Reidsville Christian Church and the North Druid Hills Christian Church for many years.

Surviving are his loving wife, Sylvia Liebscher Freeman; daughter, Cynthia F. Teague and husband, Reid of Reidsville; son, Ronald B. Freeman and wife, Emilie of Asheville; grandchildren, Julia Teague Petry and husband, Dustin of Atlanta, Ga., Kurt and Emilie Susannah Freeman of Asheville; brothers, Jack Freeman and wife, Mary Ann of Reidsville, Ronald Freeman of Maggie Valley, Cecil Freeman and wife, Debbie of Dalton, Ga. ; sister, Martha Freeman of Macon, Ga. Mr. Freeman was also very close to his brother-in-law, Walter Liebscher and wife, Margaret and his former sister-in-law, Linda Cobb Williams.

The family would like to thank Dr. Roy Fagan and his staff and special friends, Cheri and Darren Crabbe and their children, David and Aaron and Carolyn Hill.
Donations in Mr. Freeman's memory may be made to Reidsville Christian Church, 2020 South Park Drive, Reidsville, NC 27320; Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27325; Rockingham County Animal Shelter Campaign, P.O. Box 206, Wentworth, NC 27375 or the Alzheimer's Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Brancomb#10, Charlotte, NC 28215.
The family will receive family and friends at the home on Thursday, July 30th from 6 until 8 p.m..
Condolences may be made sent to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com.

Published in the News Record on 7/30/2009

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Hilda Mae Cox Sutphin

WALNUT COVE — Mrs. Hilda Mae Cox Sutphin, 73, of 1827 US 311 N, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Kindred Hospital of Greensboro.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, July 31 at the Chapel of Ray Funeral Home with Reverend Crawford Bradshaw and Reverend Roscoe Bowden officiating. Interment will follow in the Mayodan Municipal Cemetery.

Mrs. Sutphin was born on May 7, l936 in Rockingham County to the late Fletcher Cox and the late Lilly Cox.

She graduated from Bethany High School. She had retired from Burlington Industries with over 40 years of service and was a member of Maple Lawn Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, James Cox and Charles Cox; and half brother, Robert Butler.

She is survived by her husband, George Harold Sutphin of the home; and a sister, Ruby Cox of Walnut Cove.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 30, at the funeral home and all other times at the residence.
Ray Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries.

Published in the News Record on 7/30/2009

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Roy Taylor Hickman Sr

HIGH POINT – Mr. Roy Taylor Hickman, Sr., 68, resident of 790 Dogwood Circle, died Sunday, July 26, 2009 at the Triad Care and Rehabilitation Center.

A native of Rockingham County, he was born on August 13, 1940, a son of Jim and Hattie Hickman.

Roy was retired from Hickory Printing Co.

He is survived by his sons; Tim Hickman and wife Cindy of High Point, and Rusty Hickman and wife Jenny of Thomasville, a sister; Lucy Kimmons of High Point and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends and relatives 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be submitted through www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.

Cumby Family Funeral Service 30 July 2009

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David Michael McCord Death Notice

Mr. David Michael McCord, 59, of 150 Holliman Drive in Eden, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 15, 2009 at Morehead Memorial Hospital.

At David's request, there will be no services

www.boone-reynoldsfuneralservice.com 30 July 2009

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Beulah Roberts Lineback

WINSTON-SALEM - Mrs. Beulah Roberts Lineback, 83, of Winston-Salem, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

She was born September 23, 1925 in Rockingham County to Edward Thomas Roberts, Sr. and Mary Tucker Roberts.

Mrs. Lineback was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church. She was retired from Gospel Light Christian School where she was a school bus driver.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, C.H. (Hamp) Roberts; and two sisters, Dorothy Atkins and Evelyn Holt.

Surviving is her husband of 63 years, Samuel M. Lineback; a daughter, Cheryl Mus-tin and husband Von; two sons, S.T. (Tom) Lineback and wife Donna, and Phillip Lineback and wife Melody, all of Winston-Salem; six grandchildren, Pamela Dunn, Sandra Newton, Tiffany Mustin, Rebecca Mustin, Adam Lineback and Matthew Lineback; four great grandchildren, Dylan Cardwell, Garrett, Britten and Brayden Newton; three sisters, Lila Mabe, Mary Bullins and Agnes Faust; and two brothers, E.T. Roberts, Jr. and John Roberts.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, August 1 at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Dr. Bobby Roberson and the Rev. Frank Shumate officiating. Entombment will follow in Gardens of Memory Mausoleum in Walkertown. The family will receive friends at the church from 2-3 P.M. on Saturday prior the service. Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 7/31/2009

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Edwin Ray Coltrane Sr

MADISON — Mr. Edwin Ray Coltrane Sr., 75, of 1900-10 W. Academy Street, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at his home.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, at Mayodan Municipal Cemetery, with Reverend Darrell Boles officiating.

Mr. Coltrane was born on June 19, 1934, in Guilford County.

He was retired from Burlington Industries.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde Allen Coltrane and Chartiy Elizabeth Corners Coltrane.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Ore Coltrane; children, Edwin "Eddie" Coltrane Jr. of Madison, William Coltrane of Walnut Cove, and Susan Coltrane of Conway, S.C.; brothers, James Coltrane and Jerry Coltrane, both of High Point, and two grandchildren, Justin and Brandon.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, at the funeral home, and all other times at the residence.
Ray Funeral Home is serving the family.
Offer condolences at www. news-record.com/obituaries

Published in the News Record on 8/1/2009

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David Edward Miller

REIDSVILLE — David Edward Miller, 54, of the Bethany area, passed away July 30, 2009 at Hospice of Rockingham County.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 1 at New Lebanon Church, Reidsville.

David was born Feb. 1, 1955 in Stanton, Va., to the late Walter Miller and Helen Miller-Shoe.

Survivors include his son, David Miller of Asheboro; sisters, Margaret (William) Clark of Waynesboro, Va., Virginia (Harry) Sharp of Reidsville, Mary McGee of Pinehurst; step-father, Jerry Shoe of Greensboro and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County.
The family would like to thank ALL the staff at Hospice of Rockingham County for their love and care.
Offer your condolences at www.news-record.com/obituaries

Published in the News Record on 7/31/2009

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Morris Samuel Nichols

REIDSVILLE — Morris Samuel Nichols, 74, of 461 Harrison Crossroad Loop, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2:00 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Duane King officiating. The burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park.

Mr. Nichols was born in Guilford County to the late Morris S. Nichols, Sr. and Katherine Nichols O'Bryant.

Early in his working career, he was an air track drill operator and later retired from Cone Mills. He was also employed with the Rockingham County Landfill. He was an avid race fan.

Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by his half brother, Clifford O'Bryant.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie Walker Nichols of the home; his son, Morris Samuel Nichols of Greensboro and a large extended family.

The family will receive friends, Friday, July 31, from 7-9:00 PM at Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at his home.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in the News Record on 7/31/2009

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Sylvia Lawanna Jones Smith

MADISON — Sylvia Lawanna Jones Smith, 86, formerly of Ellisboro Road, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at Forsyth Medical Center.

The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Christ Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of Mayodan Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hubert Smith; parents, Harvey and Grace Newsome Jones; brother, Bill Franklin Jones; and sisters, Patricia Bennett, Nell Rae Nichols, Faye Bennett.

Survivors include sons, Michael Smith of Greensboro, Harold (Nancy) Smith of Stokesdale; daughters, Carol (Gene) Lemons of Kernersville and Gayle Parrish of Stokesdale; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-granchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. tonight, Saturday, August 1, at Colonial Funeral Home in Madison.
Special thanks go to Britthaven of Kernersville nursing staff for their kindness and care.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net

Published in the News Record on 8/1/2009

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Alvin H. Barrett

REIDSVILLE — Alvin H. "Spud" Barrett, 77, of 645 Oregon Hill Road, died peacefully at home on Saturday, August 1, 2009, where he was a resident for more than 55 years.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 3, at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ralph Clayton officiating. The burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens. The pallbearers will be Ron Bray, Jeremy Strader, Donnie Strader, E.C. Mabe, Gary Barrett and Javier Garcia.

Mr. Barrett was born in Rockingham County to the late Henry Harrison and Truddie Shelton Barrett.

After serving his country as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg during the Korean Conflict, Alvin settled in the Oregon Hill community. Later he worked for the State of North Carolina Department of Transportation and farmed for several years before retiring to enjoy growing tomatoes and playing with the "granpup", Peanut.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl and Orvice "O.E." Barrett and his sister, Rachel Barrett Hilton.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Evans Barrett of the home and two daughters, Debbie Strader and husband, Donnie, of Ruffin and Donna Faye Barrett and Mr. E.C. Mabe of Raleigh. He also leaves behind two grandchildren, Jeremy Strader and Haley Strader Bray and husband, Ron; a brother, Jerome Barrett and wife, Barbaram in Kennesaw, Ga., and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. tonight, Sunday, August 2, fat Wilkerson Funeral Home and other times at his home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Covington Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 3218 Vance Street Ext., Reidsville, NC 27320, or to Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Offer condolences to the family through our web site at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

Published in the News Record on 8/2/2009

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Vassie Hennis Kallam

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MAYODAN — Vassie Hennis Kallam went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2009. She died peacefully with her son and daughter- in-law by her side.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, August 2, at Beaver Island Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Parker and Dr. James G. Crews officiating. Interment will follow in Ayersville Baptist Church cemetery.

Mrs. Kallam was born in Stokes County on May 17, 1908, to the late Charlie and Lula Mitchell Hennis.

She was a longtime, faithful member of Beaver Island Baptist Church. She retired from Washington Mills, Inc. after 30 years of service and then continued working for Custom Screen Printing for several years. Vassie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an excellent seamstress and loved quilting. She was an avid reader and loved cooking for her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard M. Kallam; an infant son, Dennis; brothers, Bob, Elbert, Gilmer, Roy, Wade, and Warner Hennis; and sisters, Lulie Nelson, Mary Lemons and Sally Haley.

Survivors include her son, James "Jimmy" R. Kallam, and daughter-in-law, Linda Robertson Kallam; granddaughter, April Kallam Campbell and husband, Alex, of Greenville, S.C., and grandson, James Howard Kallam, of Mayodan.

The family will receive friends following the service at Ayersville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and all other times at the home of Jimmy and Linda Kallam, 2852 Ayersville Road, Mayodan.
Special thanks is extended to Kecia Hurd for her years of devotion as caretaker and friend to Mrs. Kallam. We also appreciate the staff members of Council on Aging, nurses from Advance Home Care and Hospice of Rockingham County.

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith..."

- II Timothy 4:7

Memorials may be made to Beaver Island Baptist Church, 3111 Ayersville Road, Mayodan, NC 27027.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net

Published in the News Record on 8/2/2009

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Evelyn Adams Nance

MAYDOAN — Mrs. Evelyn Adams Nance, 99, of 501 North Ayersville Road, died on Friday, July 31, 2009, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, at Grace Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Robert Plummer officiating. There will be no formal visitation.

Mrs. Nance was horn on March 23, 1910, in Rockingham County.

She was retired from Washington Mills and attended Grace Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, and her husband, Eugene B. Nance.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Ray Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Offer condolences at www. news-record.com/obituaries

Published in the News Record on 8/2/2009

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Rena Totten Simpson Robertson Death Notice

REIDSVILLE — Mrs. Rena Mae Simpson Robertson died Friday, July 31, 2009.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Johnson & Sons.

Published in the News Record on 8/1/2009

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REIDSVILLE — Funeral services for Mrs. Rena Totten Simpson Robertson will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, from the Mount Hermon Baptist Church.
Funeral arrangements are by Johnson & Sons.

Published in the News Record on 8/2/2009

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Ola Elizabeth Tilley

MADISON — Ola Elizabeth Tilley, 87, of 1062 Pennell Road, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2009, at home.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 3, at Colonial Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bald Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Tilley was born in Rockingham County on February 7, 1922, to the late Charlie and Lillie Thacker Lester.

She was a member of Bald Hill Baptist Church. She was a devoted mother who loved everyone.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Lee Tilley and Benjamin Franklin Stanley; brothers, Louie and Ted Lester; sisters, Mozelle Bryant, Ruth Williams, Cassie Knight, and Claudie Hurd.

Survivors include her sons, Frank (Kay) Stanley, Harvey Stanley, and James (Louise) Tilley, all of Stokesdale; daughters, Lula Mae (Richard) Hamlett, of Ruffin, Pat Welch, of Stoneville, Diane (George) Pennell, of Madison, Betty (James) Carter and Pauline (Lonnie) Vogt, both of Reidsville; brothers, Guy Lester, of Sandy Ridge, and Bobby (Pauline) Lester, of Stoneville; sister, Hallie Stone, of Richmond, Va.; 20 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren an 21 step great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. tonight, Sunday, August 2, at Colonial Funeral Home and all other times at the home of Diane and George Penne11, 1045 Pennell Road, Madison.
Colonial Funeral Home in Madison is serving the family.
Condolences may be offered at www.colonialfh.net

Published in the News Record on 8/2/2009

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Johnnie W. Miller Death Notice

REIDSVILLE — Mr. Johnnie W. Miller died Thursday, July 16, 2009.
Arrangements are incomplete at McLaurin Funeral Home. www.mclaurinfh.com

Published in the News Record on 7/18/2009

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Mary Bean Craddock

Birth date: January 15, 1944
Death date: August 01, 2009

Reidsville: Mary Bean Craddock, 65, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at Kindred Hospital.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 4, 2009 in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Mary was born in Alamance County to the late Mr. Harvey Lee and Frances Jones Bean. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie M. Craddock, two sons and one daughter.

Surviving include son, Larry Craddock and wife, Kimberly of Ruffin; daughters, Christine Wright and Sandra Stanley and husband Billy all of Reidsville; grandchildren, Charlie and Josh Wright, Laci Craddock, Tiffany Stanley and Christian Wright; brothers, Terry Bean, Edgar Clark; sisters, Daisy Bean, Bonnie Bean and JoAnn Craddock.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Monday, August 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00 PM and other times at 8296 US Hwy 29 Business

Published in the News Record on 8/3/2009 Wilkerson Funeral Home www.wilkersonfuneral.com 3 Aug 2009

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Billy Joe Sartin Sr

Birth date: September 10, 1944
Death date: July 30, 2009

Reidsville: Billy Joe Sartin, Sr. 64, of 3401 Ashland Road, died Wednesday evening, July 29, 2009 at his residence.

Joe was born in Rockingham County to the late John and Alma Smith Sartin.

He loved working the farm, including the garden, the cows, rabbit hunting and his favorite dog, Petey. He also loved playing drums at the church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Sawyers Sartin of the home; daughter, Ginny S. Mitchell and husband, Ken of Providence; grandchildren, Samantha Sartin, Justin Vaughan, Faith Sartin, Kristen Stevens and Amanda Mitchell; great granddaughter, Cadence Trinity Sartin; brothers, Ernest Sartin and wife, Pat of Reidsville, Wayne Sartin and wife, Shirley of Ruffin and Leon Sartin of Reidsville; sisters, Dottie Stone of Reidsville, Tillie Underwood and husband, Paul of Providence and Betty Cox and husband, Buddy of Reidsville and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends, Saturday, August 1, from 2 – 3:00 PM at Cherry Grove Baptist Church prior to the funeral and other times at his home.

Wilkerson Funeral Home www.wilkersonfuneral.com 2 Aug 2009

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Glenn Henry Evans

Birth date: March 01, 1922
Death date: July 26, 2009

Reidsville – Glenn Henry Evans, 87, of Mableton, GA and formerly of Reidsville, died Sunday, July 26, 2009.

Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 29, at 2:00 PM in Reidlawn Cemetery with Rev. Michelle Chappell officiating.

Mr. Evans was born in Reidsville to the late Walter and Della Warf Evans.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII and retired from Globe Union Battery Company in Georgia. He was an avid baseball fan and once played semi-professionally.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas L. Evans, Frank Evans; sister, Catherine Stanton.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Wall Evans of the residence; son, Ronnie Evans and daughter, Lori Evans, both of Mableton, GA; sister, Chestine Coleman of Reidsville; brothers-in-law, Tommy Moore and Ed Stanton of Reidsville; sister-in-law, Bobbie Evans of Pennsylvania; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends at White Columns chapel in Mableton on Monday from 5-8 PM. Other times the family will be at the home of Chestine Coleman, 1575 McCoy Road in Reidsville.

Wilkerson Funeral Home www.wilkersonfuneral.com 2 Aug 2009

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