Deklan Shadow Hardy
Deklan Shadow Hardy, infant son of Sheila Rae Vogler and Robert William Hardy of Advance, came into this world and left for heaven on the same day, June 26. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother and uncle, Annie Davis Hardy and Randy Jean Hardy; his maternal great-grandmother, Zelma Hendrix Lashmit; and his maternal great-grandfather, Gerald Vogler.
Surviving are his parents of the home; a brother, Courtland Stanley Hardy of the home; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Diana Vogler of Advance; his paternal grandfather, Floyd Hardy of Advance; his maternal great-grandfather, William Lashmit of Courtney; his maternal great-grandmother, Lucille Vogler of Clemmons; his paternal great-grandmother, Gracie Hardy of Mocksville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A graveside service was held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons with Rev. Mark Vickers officiating.
Herbert F. Johanson
Herbert F. Johanson, 82, of Pfafftown died June 25. He was born March 29, 1921, in Wilmington, Del., to Adolph and Signe Johanson. He married Violet Berglund in 1944 and had three children, Paul, Carolyn and Barbara. He served as sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Ciba-Geigy Corp. for 28 years as a chemical engineer. After moving to Pfafftown in 1973, he became an active member of Old Town Baptist Church serving as deacon, in the choir, in the Triple “L” Club and on numerous committees. He was on the board of the Special Children’s School and a member of the Lion’s Club. His parents; two sisters; and his wife, Violet, preceded him in death.
Surviving are his loving wife, Natalie Birdsong Johanson; three children; four stepchildren; and 15 grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at Old Town Baptist Church.
Ryan Lee Byerly
Ryan Lee Byerly, 18, of Clemmons died June 28 in Florida as a result of an automobile accident. He was born May 2, 1985, in Forsyth County to Norman Lee and Cheryl Dixon Byerly. He was an active member of Centenary United Methodist Church of Clemmons and had a strong faith in God. He was a 2003 honor graduate at North Davidson High School, where he received Letters for Sports and Academic Scholastics and he was a member of the National Honor Society. He was also on the junior varsity and varsity soccer teams and enjoyed golf and basketball. He attended the 2002 Governor’s School for math at Salem College. In his own words, “My short time at Governor’s School has so far been the best experience of my life, and from it I will take lessons that I learned about life and friendships with me that I will cherish forever as I continue my journey through life.” He had been accepted into the School of Engineering at N.C. State University and was to have participated in the University Scholars Program.
Surviving are his parents of the home; his maternal grandparents, Edwin T. and Deanie R. Dixon of Winston-Salem; his stepgrandmother, Nellie W. Byerly of Clemmons; two aunts, Kay Broom and husband Crelly, and Betty White, all of Clemmons; an uncle, Ed Dixon Jr. and wife Anne of Charlotte; his godparents, Andy and Estelle Hill of Clemmons; and two special friends that were like brothers, Mayne Hill and Brandon Redmon.
Funeral services were held at Centenary United Methodist Church of Clemmons with Rev. Randy Lucas officiating, and burial followed in the church cemetery.
Joseph A. Fidali
Joseph A. Fidali died June 28 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. He was born on April 16, 1917, to Blazi and Agnes Fudali in Newark, N.J. He was a professional baseball player before serving his country during World War II. After serving his country with his baseball talent, he continued throughout his life teaching boys to learn and love the sport of baseball. Following the war, he joined Otis Elevator in New Jersey for 35 years, retiring to Florida in 1982. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen (Palubiak) Fidali; one brother, Michael; and three sisters, Francis Fitzgerald, Anna Pures and Rose Kozsik.
Surviving are his two sons, Kenneth Fidali and wife Deborah of Clemmons and Dennis Fidali and wife Esther of Fairfield, N.J.; and two grandsons, Brian Fidali of Clemmons and Kevin Fidali of Columbus, Ga.
A memorial service was held at Vogler and Sons Clemmons with Fr. Adrian Porras officiating.
Robert Emanuel Linville
Robert Emanuel Linville, 78, of Winston-Salem died June 27 at his home. He was born September 20, 1924, in Forsyth County to Jim and Lottie Linville. He retired from the Winston-Salem Police Department and was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church, a charter member of the Piedmont Saddle Club and also a charter member of South Park Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Grady Linville and Bill Linville; and two sisters, Ann Lafoon and Lucille Lemmons.
Surviving are his wife, Rosa B. Linville of the home; a daughter, JoAnn L. Tuttle and husband Harvey Ray of Clemmons; and a granddaughter, Michelle Tuttle and husband Jay Mize of Clemmons.
Funeral services were held at Hodges Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Lethcoe, Rev. Stuart Roten and the Rev. Don Wright officiating. A committal service was held at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Winston-Salem.
Lucille Bowman Greer
Lucille Bowman Greer, 81, of Winston-Salem died June 28 at Moses Cone Hospital. She was born in Yards, Va., on December 16, 1921, the daughter of Davis and Cynthia Tabor Bowman. She was formerly employed with Western Electric as a layout operator. She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Fred Greer.
Surviving are a son, Michael Greer and wife Deborah of Clemmons; two daughters, Carol Kirkman and husband Jerry of Greensboro and Rita Bowen and husband Joel of King; a sister, Margaret Byrd and husband Johnny of Vinemont, Ala.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held at Woodland Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Gammons officiating, and burial followed in Crestview Memorial Park.
Larry “Sleeper” McCollum, 58, of Clemmons, formerly of Yadkinville, died August 31 at the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in Salisbury. He was born May 21, 1945, in Forsyth County to Lloyd and Alda Doss McCollum. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, and was a member of the VFW Post in Clemmons. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd McCollum in 1985.
Surviving are his mother, Alda Doss McCollum of Yadkinville; his two brothers, Wade McCollum of Yadkinville and Chris McCollum and wife Cindy of Hamptonville; a special friend, Phyllis Killian; a niece, Molly McCollum; and two nephews, Derrick McCollum and Carson McCollum.
Funeral services were held at the Gentry Family Chapel with Rev. James Williams and Brother Lawrence Warden officiating. Burial followed in the Yadkinville Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery with military honors by the District 11 Memorial Honor Guard.
Della Creason Tuttle
Della Creason Tuttle, 88, of Winston-Salem died September 4 at Meadowbrook Manor in Clemmons. She was born July 15, 1915, in Davie County to Thomas S. and Lillie Johnson Creason. She was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church. She retired from P.H. Hanes Knitting Co. in 1979 following 33 years of service. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Edward Ernest Crosby; her second husband, Roland C. Tuttle; a son, Stephen Dale Crosby; a brother, Eugene C. Creason; three sisters, Geneva Harmony, Annie Lee York and Viola Goodwin; and two grandchildren, Van Crosby and Mark Crosby.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Edward Crosby and wife Alma of Clemmons and Harold Anthony “Tony” Crosby of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren, Suzanne Crosby of Arizona, Edward Crosby of Winston-Salem, Melinda Owen of Winston-Salem and Donna Dowdle of Charlotte; seven great-grandchildren; and two former daughters-in-law, Crystal Crosby of Winston-Salem and Cathy Crosby of Charlotte.
A graveside service was held at Forsyth Memorial Park with Dr. Gus Thomas officiating.
Terry Douglas Graley
Terry Douglas Graley, 44, of Clemmons died September 4 at Forsyth Medical Center following complications from surgery. He was born in Charleston, W.Va., to Ralph and Evelyn Sutphin Graley. He worked for many years as a painting contractor and was praised for his talents in this field. He was preceded in death by his beloved mother and by his father-in-law, Basil M. Guffey.
Surviving are his wife, Jane Guffey Graley of the home; three children, Jessica, T.J. and Chance Graley, who were his inspiration; his father of Advance; a sister, Debbie Dean and husband Paul of Belews Creek; a brother, David Graley and wife Tammy of Tyro; an uncle, Charles Sutphin and wife Ruth of Havana, Fla.; an aunt, Mary Marchun and husband Ray of Charleston, W.Va.; a mother-in-law, Mary Guffey of Clemmons; a sister-in-law, Mary Hotsclaw Robbins and husband Boyd of Clemmons; a brother-in-law, Basil Guffey Jr. and wife Julie of Clemmons; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, including two very close nephews, Michael and Timothy Holtsclaw of Clemmons.
A graveside service was held at Westlawn Gardens of Memory.
Edith Reece Bull
Edith Reece Bull, 87, of Wallburg, died August 31 at the Oaks at Forsyth. She was born December 30, 1915, in Forsyth County to the late John L. and Martha Belle Motsinger Reece. She was a retiree of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a member of Wallburg Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robah Allen Bull; three brothers; and two sisters.
Surviving are two sons, Alan Bull and wife Nancy of Clemmons and Carlos Bull and wife Carole of Winston-Salem; two daughters, Sharon Bull and Gayle Compton and husband Robert, all of Winston-Salem; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Wallburg Baptist Church with Rev. Les Puryear and Dr. Ron Baity officiating, and burial followed in the church cemetery.
Darlene Frances Taylor
Darlene Frances Taylor, 65, of Winston-Salem, died September 5 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born September 19, 1937, in Surry County to John Paul and Annie Belle Peacock Taylor. She was of the Baptist faith and had retired from Bayada Nursing Agency as a registered nurse with ten years of service. A brother, Steve Taylor, preceded her in death.
Surviving are her mother, Ann P. Taylor-Martin of Winston-Salem; two sons, Allen Hall of Lewisville and Ben Turner of Jamestown; three daughters, Kathryn Tickle-Whitley of Lewisville, Kelly Ryan and husband John of Charlotte, and Karin Patterson and husband Shane of Pittsboro; eight grandchildren; a sister, Doris M. Wilson; and a brother, John Martin
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Minister B.R. Elledge officiating, and burial followed at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
Judith Anne Peduto
Judith Anne Peduto, 62, of Winston-Salem, died September 3 at Hospice and Palliative CareCenter. She was born on August 2, 1941, in Philadelphia County, Pa., to William Finley and Wilma McCane. She worked as a teacher’s assistant for a number of years before moving into nursing as a certified nursing assistant in nursing homes and health centers throughout the community.
Surviving are three daughters, Sandra Lee Peduto of Lewisville and partner Ted Molitoris, Kimberly Deal and husband Mark of Pfafftown and Patricia Kornatowski and husband Mike of Pfafftown; a son, William John Peduto of Winston-Salem; and three grandchildren, Nicholas Peduto Holton, Tessa Deal, and Jonathon Deal.
A memorial service was held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Chaplain Fred Moretz officiating.
Willie Faire Swink Smith
Willie Faire Swink Smith, 74, of Pfafftown died September 4 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born in Winston-Salem on November 10, 1928, the daughter of William Thomas and Pauline Ziglar Swink. She was retired from Electrolux Corp. She was a member of Pfafftown Baptist Church, where she was actively involved in Sunday school, Baptist Women, discipleship classes and other activities of the church. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Tommy E. Swink.
Surviving are a son, C.L. Smith Jr. and wife Sue of Norcross, Ga.; three daughters, Vickie Sivalski and husband John of Pinnacle, Karen Masencup and husband Steve of Pfafftown and Mary Ann Harper and husband Dean of East Bend; eight grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew and Kevin Smith, all of Norcross, Ga., Jay Sivalski and wife Sheila of King, Eric Sivalski of Pinnacle and Justin, Casey and Jessica Masencup, all of Pfafftown; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa Rose Sivalski and Nicholas Bryce Fulcher; and a sister, Violet Mathis of Winston-Salem.
Funeral services were held at Pfafftown Baptist Church with Dr. Craig Bowman officiating, and burial followed in Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
Millard T. Welborn
Millard T. Welborn, 90, of Clemmons Village II died September 4. He was born August 23, 1913, in Wilkes County to M.A. and Bessie M. Welborn. He was retired from Haverty’s Furniture Co. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Helen Floyd Welborn.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Essic and husband Charles of Clemmons; a son, Charles L. Duggins of Germanton; four grandchildren, Charles M. Essic of Winston-Salem, Jeffrey G. Essic of Matthews, Charles L. Duggins Jr. and Robert J. Duggins, both of Winston-Salem; and three great-grandchildren, Michael, Andrew and Ashley Essic.
A graveside service was held at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Rennie Adcock officiating.
Jeffrey David Perkins
Jeffrey David Perkins, 19, of Pfafftown died September 1 as the result of a bicycle accident in Greenville. He was born July 29, 1984, to Ted Ray and Susan Trovillion Perkins in Winston-Salem. He spent his early life in Pfafftown and attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 2003. He graduated from Mount Tabor High School in May 2003, and was presently a freshman at East Carolina University in the construction management program. He was a member of Brookstown United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Ted Ray Perkins Sr.
Surviving are his mother, Susan Trovillion Perkins of Pfafftown; his father, Ted Ray Perkins Jr. and wife Janet of Winston-Salem; his maternal grandparents, Frank and Freddie Trovillion of Lakeland, Fla.; his paternal grandmother, Gwen Perkins of Winston-Salem; and his aunt and uncle, Nancy and Jamie Wallace and their son, James, of Wake Forest.
A memorial service was held at Brookstown United Methodist Church with Rev. Eugene Dean officiating. A graveside service followed in the church cemetery.
Edwin Phillip Hartwig Jr.
Edwin Phillip Hartwig Jr., 79, of Clemmons died January 12 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on October 13, 1924, to Frances McMaster Hartwig and Edwin Phillip Hartwig Sr. He served in the U.S. Army and was retired from the Durez Co. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. His wife, Jean Gelen Hartwig, preceded him in death on December 13, 2003.
Surviving are two daughters, Janet Wassem and husband Robert of El Paso, Texas, and Mary Beck and husband Nick of Winston-Salem; a son, John Hartwig and wife Debbie of Louisville, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
A memorial funeral Mass was held at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Michael Buttner officiating, and inurnment followed at Westlawn Gardens Mausoleum.
James Alex Boles
James Alex Boles, 79, of Winston-Salem died January 17 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born on April 24, 1924, in Stokes County to the late Gilbert and Lacy Mae Sapp Boles. He was a member of Corinth Church of Christ and attended as long as his health permitted. He served his country in the U.S. Army in the 787th antiaircraft division during World War II. He served in the European theater and fought in the battle of the Bulge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Everette and Paul Boles.
Surviving are his wife, Hattie K. Boles of the home; two daughters, Romona B. Lawson of Raleigh and Alita B. Semones of Clemmons; four grandchildren, Emily Owens of Clemmons, Justin Semones of Clemmons, Thomas Lawson of Raleigh and Kelly Semones of Waynesville; three sisters, Ruby B. Rutledge of King, Nellie B. Bodenhiemer of Rural Hall and Patty Sue Ingram of Rural Hall; two sisters-in-law, Frances Boles and Juanita Boles; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home Chapel in Rural Hall with Kenneth Smith, minister, and Jim Springer, minister, officiating. Burial followed in Corinth Church of Christ Cemetery.
Howard Jackson Kinney Sr.
Howard “Jack” Jackson Kinney Sr., 76, of Winston-Salem died January 12 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born June 16, 1927, in Temple, Ga., to Claude Frank and Catherine Entriken Kinney Sr. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was a member of the Center Point Masonic Lodge of Center Point, Ala. He was retired from Ace Hardware Co. with 43 years of service and was a member of Clemmons United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Charlotte Klements Kinney of the home; a son, Howard Jackson Kinney Jr. and wife Tina of Clemmons; a granddaughter, Brittni N. Kinney; and two sisters, Sara Frazier and Floy Ann Bass of Birmingham, Ala.
Funeral services were held at Vogler & Sons Clemmons Chapel with Rev. Phillip B. Cole and Rev. Catherine Vlastakis officiating, and burial followed in Westlawn Gardens of Memory.
Thomas Moorey Logan
Thomas Moorey Logan, 85, of the Heritage Woods Retirement Community died January 16 at his home. He was born September 21, 1918, in Cowpens, S.C., to Burl Ray and Myrtle Mary Moore Logan. He was an active member of Konnoak Hills Moravian Church. He served as church treasurer for 10 years and served on the board of trustees for 12 years. He retired from General Motors Insurance Co. He was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Baker.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia Thompson Logan; three sons, Ron Logan and wife Bonnie of Clemmons, Ray Logan and wife Sally and Scott Logan, all of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Marion Reinken and husband David of Charlotte; nine grandchildren, Mark Logan and wife Dana, Christopher Logan, Lauren Logan, Mitchell Logan, Wesley Logan, Emily Logan, Julia Logan, Katherine Reinken and Daniel Reinken; two great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Katelyn Logan; a brother, Kenneth Logan and wife Frances of Helena, Ala.; and a sister, Mary Gail Oslin and husband Bob of Atlanta, Ga.
Funeral services were held at Konnoak Hills Moravian Church with Rev. John D. Rights and Rev. Jimmie Newsom Sr. officiating, and burial followed in the Moravian Graveyard.
E. Allen Bell
E. Allen Bell, 77, of Clemmons died January 12 at his home. He was born November 23, 1926, in Alamance County to Abe Allen and Hermie Sutton Bell. He in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of Mocks United Methodist Church. He had retired from Southern Bell with over 40 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Dixie McIntyre Bell of the home; two sons, Rick Bell and wife Cathy and Ray Bell and wife Camie, both of Advance; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Richard, Amanda and Raymond Bell, all of Advance and Kristina Bell of San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, David Bell and wife Margaret of Reidsville and Jerry Bell and wife Pricilla of Burlington; and two sisters, Wilda Thompson and husband Owen of Scottsburg, Va., and Angie Hopson and husband Otis of Snow Camp.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller-Kinderton Chapel with Rev. Donnie Durham officiating, and burial followed in Mocks United Methodist Church Cemetery.