Martha Louise Allen Ketner
Martha Louise Allen Ketner, 82, of Clemmons died April 25 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born October 16, 1921, in Davie County to James Franklin and Sallie Weir Allen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Ketner, in 1983.
Surviving are three daughters, Marilyn Lawrence of Hillsdale, Wyo., Carol Collette of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Debbie Ketner of Sunrise, Fla.; and a sister, Beulah Flippin of Westfield.
A graveside service was held at Boyers Chapel Church of Christ with Rev. Matthew Allen and Don Sloan officiating.
Cleve Fishel Whitaker
Cleve Fishel Whitaker, 86, of Clemmons, the widow of Richard Speight Whitaker, died April 26. She was born in Davidson County to Felix H. and Anna Leinbach Fishel on January 10, 1918. She grew up in Friedburg Moravian Church, where she trusted Christ as her Savior while still very young. She remained dedicated to THE Lord throughout her life. After her marriage, she and her husband became associate members of Berachah Church in Houston, Texas, where she continued until her death. Due to her health she had to retire from her professional piano teaching in 1972, but never gave up her love of music. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mary F. Wikle, and husband, Alvin Wikle, of Willis, Va.
Surviving are her brother, George H. Fishel of Lynchburg, Va., four nieces and two nephews and their families. Also surviving are the members of her Bible class and lifelong friend Merdie Harper.
A memorial service was held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
Judith Lynn Fowler Adams
Judith Lynn Fowler Adams, 54, died April 30 at her home in Tobaccoville. She was born April 22, 1950, in Winston-Salem to Edward Gardner Fowler Sr. and Margaret Fowler King. She was a registered nurse and a homemaker. She loved God and family. She inspired those around her with her inner strength and good humor despite her long battle with cancer.
Surviving are her husband, William H. Adams II of the home; five children, Scott Davis of Advance, Chris Peddycord of Winston-Salem, Meredith Roels of Lewisville, Riann Adams of Clemmons and Grey Adams of Clemmons; three grandchildren, Joseph Roels, Tatum Davis and Spencer Peddycord; her mother, Margaret Fowler King of Advance; her sister, Cindy Raisig of Farmville; her brother, Edward G. “Ned” Fowler Jr. of Deep Gap; and a host of aunts, cousins, nephews, a niece and dear friends.
A private memorial service was held.
Flo W. Pendergrass Smith
Flo W. Pendergrass Smith, known as “Sweet,” 86, of East Bend, died May 2 at her home. She was born December 15, 1917, in the Dennysville community of Wilkes County to Preston and Lillie Pinnix Walker. She was retired from Western Electric Co. and was a member of the Nazarene Church of Winston-Salem. She was a devoted Christian who served the Lord all of her life. Her love for camping became a passion, leading her to develop many close friendships everywhere she traveled. She was a member of the Homemakers Club and several camping clubs. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, George Pendergrass, on July 15, 1990; a son, Harry Pendergrass; a grandson, Darren Pendergrass; and a brother, R.P. Walker.
Surviving are her husband, Criss M. Smith of the home; a daughter; JoAnnoee McFarland and husband George of Conway, S.C.; two sons, R.G. Pendergrass and wife Carole of Pfafftown and Jack Roger Pendergrass and wife Carol of Clemmons; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Foda Wooten, Pearl Sturdivant and Lola Beigel, all of Baltimore Md.; a brother; George Walker of Winston-Salem; a daughter-in-law, Betty Pendergrass of Yadkinville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Gentry Family Chapel in Yadkinville with Rev. Glenn Messer and Rev. James Williams officiating, and burial followed in Forsyth Memorial Park.
Abram Wayne Anderson
Abram Wayne Anderson, 87, of Winston-Salem died April 30 at The Oaks at Forsyth. He was born July 4, 1916, in Davie County to William Frank Anderson and Jessie Walker Anderson. He retired from Western Electric as a supervisor with the company after 31 years. He served in the U.S. Army Infantry during World War II and was a member of Church of Christ Linville Forest, where he served as treasurer for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Hayden Anderson.
Surviving are his wife, Laura Elizabeth Anderson; two sons, Larry Anderson and wife Linda of Clemmons and Ronnie N. Anderson and wife Suzanne of Seattle, Wash.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Frank Anderson and wife Cynthia of Kissimee, Fla., and Bruce Anderson of Mocksville; three sisters, Wilma Danner and husband Vestal of Mocksville, Margaret Boger of Mocksville and Joyce Goodman and husband G.W. of Winston-Salem; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Vogler’s Reynolda Road Chapel with Minister Jerry Weldon officiating, and burial followed at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
Mariness Church Triplett
Mariness Church Triplett, 88, of North Wilkesboro, widow of Jake Triplett, died April 30 at her home. She was born December 21, 1915, in Wilkes County to P.O. and Toy Ann Barnette Church. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Cecil Church, Wayne Church and Hal Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Ann Triplett of the home and Donna and Eddie Gentry Sr., of Clemmons; a son, Ronnie Triplett of Asheville; three sisters, Geneva Cothren and Grace Sebastian, both of Wilkesboro and Helen Dukes of Greensboro; and a stepgrandchild, Eddie Gentry Jr.
A graveside service was held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Hadley Triplett officiating.
Beulah Danner Winfrey
Beulah Danner Winfrey, formerly of Winston-Salem, died May 1 at Salemtowne, The Moravian Retirement Community. She was born in Johnson City, Tenn., to Carl Lee and Bertha Myers Danner. She was a member of South Fork Baptist Church. She was employed at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for 15 years and was later employed at Western Electric Co., where she retired after 26 years of service. She was a member of the Ladies Auxilary VFW Post 1134 and Telephone Pioneers of America. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Winfrey; two sisters, Thelma Robbs and Edith Dunn; and a brother, William Ernest Danner.
Surviving are three children, Betty Childress and husband Richard of Pfafftown, James “Jim” Winfrey and wife Janis of Midlothian, Va., and Beverly Powell and husband Michael “Mike” of Clemmons; five grandchildren, Derek G. Childress of Richmond, Va., Penny Shermer and husband Mark of Lewisville, Jay R. Winfrey of East Bend, M. Allen Powell and wife Pat of Smyrna, Ga., and Richard L. Powell of Clemmons; a great-grandchild, Jacob Adam Shermer, of Lewisville; a sister, Shirley Shouse, of Winston-Salem; and two brothers, Carl Ray Danner of Clemmons and Carl Lee Danner of Winston-Salem.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. William Norris officiating, and burial followed at Forsyth Memorial Park.
Woodrow Wilson Phillips
Woodrow Wilson Phillips, 79, of Winston-Salem died April 29 at his home. He was born March 29, 1925, in Surry County to Bessie Mae Phillips. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II, and he was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with 34 years of service. He was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, where he served in many offices and worked with the youths; a member of White Rock Civic Club for 40 years; a volunteer at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center with 4,000 volunteer hours; a member of the board of directors and the coach of the Mineral Springs Little League; a member of the board of directors and a member of the Mineral Springs Fire Department, with 40 years of service; and a member of the Senior Joy Club. He also served 16 years with Meals on Wheels. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 44 years, Audrey White Phillips, and a brother, Dudley Phillips.
Surviving are his daughter, Martha Davis and husband Bruce of Kernersville; his grandchildren, Jenna and Corey Davis; his loving second family, wife Charlene Bleckley Phillips and her children, James Edward Bleckley Jr. and wife Missy of Austin, Texas, and their children, Banks Scothorn and husband Dan of Atlanta, Ga., and their daughter, Sarah Catherine Scothorn, Jeb and William Bleckley, Sarah Jane Livengood and husband Mike of Winston-Salem and their daughter, Elizabeth, Jerry Bleckley and wife Susie R. of Asheville, and their children, Sarah and Martha Bleckley, Joe Bleckley and wife Susie T. of Lewisville and their children, Rachel and Rebecca Bleckley; a special friend, Wiley Westmoreland; and a godchild, Perry Mecum.
Funeral services were held at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church with Rev. Jack Danley and Rev. Dewey Griffin officiating, and burial followed at Gardens of Memory in Walkertown.
Helen Tilley Bauguess
Helen Tillley Bauguess, 74, of Winston-Salem died April 30 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She was born September 6, 1929, in Stokes County to Joe F. and Eva Swain Tilley. She was a member of First Church of the Living God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Bauguess.
Surviving are two sons, Richard Bauguess and wife Elizabeth and David J. Bauguess and April Joyce of Winston-Salem; five grandchildren, Melissa Bauguess, David Bauguess, Jennifer Bauguess, Connie Ann Wilkins and Chris Allen Bauguess of Winston-Salem; two great-grandchildren, Todd and Cody Bauguess of Lewisville; five brothers, L.D. Tilley, J.R. Tilley, Richard Lee Tilley, Fred Tilley and Charlie Tilley of Winston-Salem; and two sisters, Dorothy Hanner of Winston-Salem and Lois Stull of Heightsville, Md.
Funeral services were held at Vogler & Sons Main Street Chapel with Rev. Frank Shumate officiating, and burial followed in Gardens of Memory.
Anita Miller Carroll
Anita Miller Carroll, 84, died August 17 at Clemmons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 13, 1920, in Wilkes County to Emory Franklin and Dovie Hayes Miller. She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. Her husband, Luther Glenn Carroll, preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Alton G. Carroll and wife Patricia of Clemmons and Frank Carroll and wife Sharon of Rural Hall; a daughter, Frances C. Smith and husband Archie of Clemmons; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory with Dr. Randy Lenderman officiating.
Irene Sturdivant Isaacs
Irene Sturdivant Isaacs, 87, of Winston-Salem died August 17 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. She was born in Yadkin County to Charlie Cornelius and Mary Jane Haggar Sturdivant on May 2, 1917. She was a longtime member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. Through the church she worked with Meals on Wheels as a way to give back to her community. She retired from Hanes Hosiery with 35 years of service, but then worked part time at Wanda’s Redi Wear and at the Villa Shop after retirement. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey T. Isaacs, in 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Jane Phelps of Germanton; a sister, Ann Stewart of Winston-Salem; two brothers, Howard Sturdivant of Winston-Salem and Gene Sturdivant of Lewisville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home Chapel in Rural Hall, and burial will followed Crestview Memorial Park.
Irene Crews Glasgow
Irene Crews Glasgow, 83, of Winston-Salem, died August 16. She was born July 20, 1921, in Forsyth County to Irving Arlindo Crews Sr. and Nellie Flinchum Crews. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was a bookkeeper for several different businesses in Winston-Salem. She loved to teach Sunday school and was a volunteer at Forsyth Medical Center. Her family was very important to her and she was especially devoted to her children. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Treva Crews Macon; and two brothers, Robert Crews and Irving (Jack) Crews Jr.
Surviving are her husband, Herbert C. Glasgow of Winston-Salem; a son, Jimmy Glasgow and wife Amy of Clemmons; three daughters, Dianne Glasgow Smith and husband Rev. Albert Smith of Winston-Salem, Jane Glasgow of Mobile, Ala., and Phyllis Glasgow Bazzari and husband Zach of Pittsboro; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Albert Smith and Chaplain Randy Hillman officiating. Burial followed in Parklawn Memorial Park.
Dorothy Heath Petree
Dorothy Heath Petree, 93, of Winston-Salem, died August 19 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born November 30, 1910, in Forsyth County to James Moody and Mary Bess Kimel Heath. She was a member of Ardmore United Methodist Church. She was a registered nurse, was employed by N.C. Baptist Hospital and did private-duty nursing. She also did volunteer work for Forsyth Memorial Hospital and the Red Cross. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond D. Petree, and two brothers, Ralph D. Heath and Lewis J. Heath.
Surviving are a son, Stephen D. Petree and wife Marilyn of Winston-Salem; a granddaughter, Renea Reed and husband Cogie of Boone; a sister, Shirley H. Heggie of Winston-Salem; a niece, Betsy H. Butner of Clemmons; and a nephew, Tom Heggie of Richmond, Va.
Funeral services were held at Vogler & Sons Reynolda Road Chapel with Dr. Frank Grice officiating, and burial followed in Westlawn Gardens of Memory.
Stephen E. Bailey
Stephen E. “Pops” Bailey, 59, of Winston-Salem died August 19 at his home. He was born in Forsyth County on May 14, 1945, to Braxton Price and Grace Swaim Bailey. He was currently employed with Piedmont Facilities Services and did contract work for Pepsi Cola.
Surviving are his wife, Carol Dunnegan Bailey of the home; a son, Robert P. Bailey and fiancee Betty Johnson of Winston-Salem; two sisters, Brenda Nifong of Clemmons and June Vernon of Greensboro; a brother, Wayne Bailey of Hope Mills; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held in Forsyth Memorial Park with Chaplain Fred Mortez officiating.
Marsha Leigh Mabe Tuttle
Marsha Leigh Mabe Tuttle, 44, of Winston-Salem died August 19 at her home. She was born March 28, 1960, in Forsyth County to William Lee Mabe Sr. and Betty Nicholson Honeycutt. She fought a long and hard battle with breast cancer. She enjoyed life to the fullest extent and will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Surviving are her husband, Keith Tuttle of the home; a daughter, Kimberly Leigh Tuttle of the home; a son, Tony Alan Mabe of Polkton; her father, William Lee Mabe Sr. of Winston-Salem; her mother, Betty Honeycutt of Rural Hall; her grandmother, Rosalie Rash of King; two sisters, Vickie Mabe of Walnut Cove and Kathy Tesh of Winston-Salem; three brothers, William Lee Mabe Jr. of Clemmons and Timothy Charles Mabe and Robert Lewis Mabe, both of Rural Hall; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service was held at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Teague officiating.
Myrtle Britt Kelsey Briggs
Myrtle Britt Kelsey Briggs, 81, of Pfafftown died August 21. She was born September 20, 1922, in Cambria, Va., to the late John William and Madeline Dempsey Clark Britt. She loved her family. Her vacations were spent visiting with her children and the grandchildren she loved so much. She enjoyed playing bridge and board games and having fun. She was a member of Lewisville United Methodist Church and loved being a volunteer at Forsyth Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her son, John Briggs of Cheraw, S.C.; and her son-in-law, Gary Fedchock.
Surviving are her husband, Edwin Albert Briggs Sr.; two sons, Bill Briggs and wife Becky Connelly of Advance and Edwin A. Briggs Jr. and wife Gini of Charlotte; a daughter, Carole Fedchock of Staunton, Va.; six grandchildren, Christine Fedchock Kelley and husband Chuck of Staunton, Va., Robert G. Fedchock and wife Kim of Gainesville, Ga., Melissa J. Briggs of Columbia, S.C., Melanie A. Briggs and Marjorie A. Briggs, both of Charlotte, and Lee Connelly Briggs of New York City; a special great-grandson, Nicholas Fedchock of Gainesville, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Margaret Kelsey Atkinson of Blacksburg, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel.
Fairene Nifong Fox
Fairene Nifong Fox, 72, died at her home at Lake Norman on August 17. She was born in Davidson County on June 14, 1932, to Russell Nifong Sr. and Mattie Ratledge Nifong. She retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with 27 years of service.
Surviving are her only son, Michael S. Fox of Clemmons; two sisters, Lois Nifong of Winston-Salem and Thelma N. Leonard and husband Raymond of Lexington; and three brothers, Russell Nifong Jr. and wife Nancy, Harold L. Nifong and wife Geraldine and Arthur E. Nifong and friend Brenda, all of Winston-Salem.
A graveside service was held at Parklawn Memorial Park with Rev. Arkon Stewart officiating.
Marie Scott Hicks
Marie Scott Hicks, 83, of Lewisville died August 18 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born September 1, 1920, in Surry County to Luther N. and Stella Smith Scott. She was retired from Carolina Narrow Fabric. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Sue Hicks; and her husband, James William Hicks.
Surviving are a daughter, Carrie McMillan and husband Roy of Lewisville; a son, Joseph N. Hicks and wife Ellen of Lewisville; 13 grandchildren, Wayne Hicks and wife Pam, Shannon and Jake Barber, Joel Hicks, Bryan White and wife Carmen, Mike Hicks and wife Susie, Shelia Whisenhunt and husband Keithe, Winston White and wife Amanda, Chris Hicks and wife Mary, Doug McMillan, Beverly Rowland and husband Darrel, Danny White Jr. and wife Jennifer, Melissa Cowick and Scott White; and 28 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Concord United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith White officiating.
Carolyn Gail Nelson Davis
Carolyn Gail Nelson Davis, 64, of Lewisville died August 22, 2004, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born April 5, 1940, in Forsyth County to William Thomas and Martha Irene Meadows Nelson. She was of the Methodist faith. She and her husband loved working with all different types of flowers.
Surviving are her husband of 24 years, Charles “Chuck” Davis of the home; a son, Ronnie Lyle Miles of western North Carolina; a daughter, Sandra Gail Miles of the home; a sister, Linda Paulson of Pinnacle; and a brother, Joe Thomas Nelson of King.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. David Lookadoo officiating, and burial followed at Harmony Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Howard Ray Spaugh
Howard Ray Spaugh, 72, of Lexington died August 21 at Sunbridge of Lexington after an illness of seven weeks. He was born August 11, 1932, in Forsyth County to Howard Taft Spaugh and Elva Cornish Spaugh. He retired from R.J. Reynolds and had been a member of Union Grove Baptist Church for 35 years.
Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Hilda Marie Cochran Spaugh of the home; a daughter, Kim Pope and husband Taylor Sr. of Lexington; three grandchildren, Candace Pope, Richard Pope Jr. and Taylee Pope, all of Lexington; a brother, Carol Spaugh and wife Shelby of Clemmons; and a sister, Mary Lott and husband Brooks of Clemmons
Funeral services were held at Union Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Ken Harris, Pastor Harold Fletcher and Rev. T.W. Bailey officiating, and burial followed in the church cemetery.