Don Wayne Hagie
Don Wayne Hagie, 58, of Clemmons passed away May 18, 2009. He was born July 19, 1950 in Guilford County to Hall Lee and Doris Knoots Hagie. Mr. Hagie was of the Baptist faith. He owned and operated Spectrum Classics and Customs, anything from a 1904 Oldsmobile on up to the older Corvettes. He loved scuba diving and going to the beach. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Michael Richard Hagie. Surviving are his wife, Judy Hagie of the home; two daughters, Christy Senior and husband Parris of Monroe, Misty Glover and husband Todd of Winston-Salem; four grandchildren, Kaleigh and Ryan Glover, Brittany and Brandon Senior; one great granddaughter, Lexi Everhart; eight sisters, Rosalie Sink and husband Don of Statesboro, GA, Kay Nelson and husband Bob of High Point, Fay Smith and husband Dale of Advance, Mary Ann Stone and husband Ron of Rock Hill, SC, Susan Harris and husband Doug of Midland, Cindy Hagie and husband Bruce Fraser of Winston-Salem, Debbie Hagie Bynum of Nashville, TN, and Nancy Blackburn and husband James of Kernersville; one brother, David Hagie of Kernersville; and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 23, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with the Rev. Tony Brown officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. He will be forever loved by many.
Mr. Johnnie Martin, 86, of Clemmons passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at his home. He was born November 17, 1922 in Stapleton County, GA to Marvin M. and Willie Glover Martin. Mr. Martin was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII. He was a loving husband, father, grand-father, and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Willie P. Martin; and a sister, Naomi Pitts. Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Virginia Trent Martin of the home; three children, John R. Martin and wife Debbie of West Union, SC, Charles M. Martin of Winston-Salem, and Barbara J. Martin of Clemmons; three grandsons, Kenneth Martin of Lexington, Chris Martin of Wilmington, and John Martin of Morristown, NY; three great-grandchildren, Jordan, John and Dominick; a brother, Alec Martin; a special sister-in-law, Dot Trent; and two special caregivers, Cheryl Brown and Tony Giles. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 Northwest 9th Ave., Miami, FL 33136-1494.
Terry Lee Martin
Mr. Terry Lee Martin, 67, of Clemmons, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born on September 9, 1941 in Forsyth County to the late Maurice William and Inez Owens Martin. Mr. Martin was a member of Advance First Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Navy and he had retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 32 years of service. After retirement, he worked for Auto Supply in Clemmons as an auto parts deliveryman. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Cindy G. Martin; two sons, Kenny Martin and wife, Christine of Wake Forest and Michael Martin and wife, Dawn of Charlotte; a daughter, Teresa M. Smith and husband, James of Midway; six grandchildren, who affectionately knew him as “Papa T”, Cayce, Kaleigh and Alexandra Martin, Chad, Jonathan and Taylor Smith; a sister, Patricia M. Byrd and husband, Thomas Jr. of Winston-Salem; and also several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service was held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel on Tuesday, May 26, 2009, with the Rev. David Benton officiating. Burial followed at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons. Memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
Dale Saunders Collins
Mr. Dale Saunders Collins, 76, died Friday, May 22, 2009 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. Collins was born in Forsyth County on December 8, 1932 to Thomas Jones and Maggie Black Collins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Phillips Collins. Surviving are four children: David Carlton Collins of Lewisville, Terry Christopher Collins and Gina of Aliquippa, PA, Joseph Dale Collins and Lex Martin of Clemmons, and Carol Collins Assimoglou and Socrates of Charlotte, NC; and six grandchildren: Phillip and Dale Collins, Christopher and Zachary Collins, and Alexandra and Zoe Assimoglou. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Salem Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sidney Lanier officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Bertie “Oneita” Carter Cranford
Mrs. Bertie “Oneita” Carter Cranford, 76, of Clemmons, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born July 9, 1932 in Forsyth County to William Earl and Ethel Dull Carter. Mrs. Cranford was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church; Transportation Coordinator for Five Point Senior Citizens; a member and past president of the VFW Ladies Auxilliary. Nita enjoyed crocheting, playing Bingo, and traveling. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Surviving is her loving husband of 57 years, James Richard Cranford of the home; two sons, Danny E. Cranford and wife, Vickie of Winston-Salem, Gary L. Cranford and wife, Ann of Sharpsburg, GA; two daughters, Linda C. Stanley of Winston-Salem, Jan Rowan and husband, Michael of Panama City, FL; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rev. Cecil Carter and wife, Mary of Advance, and Thurmond Carter and wife, Juanita of Mt. Airy. A Graveside Service was held Sunday, May 24 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Collins and Chaplain A.G. Parker officiated. Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4265 Ebert Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. A special thanks to her caregiver, Theresa Cranford.
Hazel Dale Anthony Lutz
Hazel Dale Anthony Lutz, 92, of Clemmons died July 8 after a long illness. She was born in Lincoln County to Cephus Paul and Rosa Ramseur Anthony on March 26, 1912. She taught third grade at Blackburn Elementary School from 1933 to 1935. After marrying Carl Washington Lutz in 1935, they made their home in Clemmons. She was an active member of Clemmons Moravian Church, the Clemmons School PTA, the Girl Scouts and as a Meals on Wheels volunteer. She was preceded in death by her son, Anthony “Tony” Lutz, and her husband, Carl Lutz.
Surviving are three daughters, Arlene Baker and husband Calvin, Judy Carter and husband Ray and Lois Romahn and husband Scott; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Lutz Jackson; 10 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Florence Gallimore of Newton; and a dear friend, Earsley Fulton.
Funeral services were held at Clemmons Moravian Church with Rev. Q. Ray Burke officiating, and burial followed in the church graveyard.
Pamela Jean Tedder Wood
Pamela Jean Tedder Wood, 54, of Winston-Salem died unexpectedly July 10 at her home. She was born September 25, 1949, in Forsyth County to James Everett and Betty Cox Tedder. She attended Gospel Light Baptist Church and worked with BellSouth for nearly 20 years. She was a huge race fan and attended Bowman Gray Raceway regularly. In addition, she was a scorer at Friendship Motor Speedway in Elkin and a member of the Southern Modified Auto Racing Team where she was president of the Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are her parents of Walnut Cove; two sons, Jeff Dinkins and wife Beverly of Lewisville and Robert “Bobby” Everhart II and fiance Victoria; two daughters, Angie Johnson and husband Blake of East Bend and Traci Fulp and husband Chuck of Greensboro; a granddaughter, Macey Camryn Fulp; a sister, Robin Pettitt and husband Robert of King; a brother, Mark Anthony Tedder of Advance; a niece, Tammy Smith of Walkertown; two nephews, Wayne Pettitt and wife Melanie of Liberty and James Tedder of Advance; and a grand-niece, Hailey Smith of Walkertown.
Funeral services were held at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Dr. Bobby Roberson and Rev. Frank Shumate officiating, and burial followed in Crestview Memorial Park.
Joe Dale Mabe
Joe Dale Mabe, 55, of Winston-Salem died unexpectedly July 9 at Rex Health Care Center in Raleigh. He was born July 10, 1948, in Surry County to the late Joe Edward and Lois Fletcher Mabe of Mount Airy. He was the grandson of the late R. D. and Minnie Fletcher and John and Mary Mabe, also of Mount Airy. He was an avid lover of baseball and homeless animals. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Dreama Renee Mabe and Karen Hope Mabe.
Surviving are three sons, Kevin Dale Mabe of King and Kerry Bryce Mabe and Mitchel Pryce Mabe of Lewisville; two grandchildren, Travis Dale McDaniel and Seth Mitchell Lunsford; four sisters, Donna Pascale and husband George of Atlanta, Ga., Debbie Woody of Raleigh, Diane Tate and husband Gerald of Mount Airy and Darlene Collins and husband Donnie of Ararat; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at Oldtown Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Fortenberry officiating.
Violet Arlene Poindexter Rothrock
Violet Arlene Poindexter Rothrock, 80, of Lewisville died July 10 at her residence. She was born October 6, 1923, in Forsyth County to Will Sampson Poindexter and Mary Magdeline Stilley Poindexter. She was a graduate of Clemmons High School. In her earlier years, she worked for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Most of her lifetime was spent being a homemaker and raising her children and helping to raise her grandchildren. She was a member of Boyers Chapel Church of Christ. Shewas a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend and had many wonderful brothers and sisters in Christ. She was preceded in death by Carl Franklin Rothrock, whom she married November 18, 1943. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Eugene Rothrock; three sisters, Mamie Poindexter Sales, Edith Poindexter Walker and Shirley Poindexter Watkins; and a brother, William “Bill” Poindexter Jr.
Surviving are two sons, Roscoe T. Rothrock and Rendall K. Rothrock; a daughter, Ann Rothrock Hester Weisner; a stepdaughter, Carol Lewis; a brother, Bobby Lee Poindexter; three sisters, Ethel Poindexter Brewer, Evelyn Poindexter Boles and Betty Poindexter Miller; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and an aunt.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Don Sloan and James A. Percival officiating. Burial followed in Boyers Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery.
John Raleigh Pierce
John “Jay” Raleigh Pierce, 84, of Clemmons died July 11.
Funeral services were held at Good Hope United Methodist Church.
Emily Nicole Clark
Infant Emily Nicole Clark, born July 6, died July 7. She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Al Clark.
Surviving are her parents, Randy and Sandra Clark of Pfafftown; a brother, Nicholas Alan Clark of the home; maternal grandparents Don and Margaret Walker of Winston-Salem; and paternal grandmother Eileen Clark of Clemmons.
A private graveside service was held with Pastor Jim Wright officiating.
Clara Fry Tillotson
Clara Fry Tillotson, 87, of Winston-Salem died July 8 at Meadowbrook Terrace of Davie. She was born March 13, 1917, in Forsyth County to James Ernest and Harriet Collins Fry. She was an active member of Burkhead United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Circle. She retired from P.H. Hanes Knitting Co. following 25 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Violet Warner, Evelyn Birdwell and Emily Tesh; and a brother, James Ernest Fry Jr.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Vernon D. Tillotson of the home; two daughters, Carolyn Tillotson of Winston-Salem and Rosalyn Tart and husband Keith F. of Clemmons; two grandsons, Brian Tart and wife Ellen of Chesapeake, Va., and Brent Tart of Clemmons; and several nieces and nephews of Winston-Salem.
Funeral services were held at Burkhead United Methodist Church with Rev. Kathy Sherrill officiating,and burial followed in Forsyth Memorial Park.
William Randolph Waddell
William Randolph “Randy” Waddell, 46, of Clemmons died July 8 at Duke University Medical Center. He was born July 30, 1957, in Pitt County to Hal Gordon Waddell Jr. and Billie Mizelle Waddell. He was a member of Clemmons United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, of Greenville.
Surviving are his wife, Robin White Waddell; a son, Riley, and a daughter, Roxanne, both of the home; two brothers, Hal Gordon “Tripp” Waddell III and wife Barbara of Burlington and Michael Henning Waddell of Mason, Ohio; a sister, Anne Waddell McWalter and husband Wally of Hockessin, Del.; a stepsister, Alice Frances McDonald of Greenville; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Clemmons United Methodist Church with Rev. Phillip B. Cole and Rev. Catherine Vlastakis officiating. A graveside service was held at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Morehead City.
Donald Wallace Barrett
Donald “Don” Wallace Barrett, 81, of Laurinburg, died at his home July 6 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born February 24, 1923, in Spartanburg, S.C., and was the son of the late Rev. James A. Barrett and Bryte Forbes Barrett and stepson of Helen Reid Barrett. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He served in the U.S. Air Corps during World War II. He was also a retired industrial engineer with J.P. Stevens. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, served three terms as Laurinburg city councilman, was co-founder of Habitat for Humanity of Scotland County, was a recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Service Award from St. Andrews Presbyterian College and was recognized as “Outstanding Senior Citizen” in 1994 by the Laurinburg Jaycees.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Hunley Barrett; two sons, Jim Barrett and wife Sharon Tracey Barrett of Asheville and gubernatorial candidate Dan Barrett and wife Kathleen Anderson Barrett of Advance; a daughter, Betsy Barrett Rosemann and husband Ed Rosemann of Goldsboro; two brothers, Ret. Col. Reid Barrett and wife Huberta of Charlotte and Dr. Charles Barrett and wife Sally of Boiling Springs, S.C.; a sister, Betty Barrett Bell and husband David of Charlotte; and six grandchildren, Emily, Amanda, Tracey, Frankie, Daniel and Rebekah.
A memorial service was held at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Stan Smith and Rev. Nancy Willard officiating.
Mozelle Hobson Henning
Mozelle Hobson Henning, 81, of East Bend died July 5 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. She was born in Yadkin County on October 24, 1922, to Charlie and Orie Mickles Hobson. She was a member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. She was a hard-working and dedicated Christian. She was retired from J.C. Penney after 42 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank H. Henning; and two brothers, Weldon and Bud Hobson.
Surviving are a daughter, Frankie Hinshaw and husband Rex of East Bend; a grandson, Jeff Hinshaw and wife Laura of Yadkinville: two great-grandchildren, Casey and Ben Hinshaw of Yadkinville; two sisters, Erie Russell and husband Dewey and Marie Williams, both of East Bend; a brother, Charlie Ray Hobson of East Bend; three sisters-in-law, Frances Hobson and Della Hobson, both of East Bend, and Ann Matthews of Lewisville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the Huff Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Watts and Rev. Elisha Robertson officiating, and burial followed in the East Bend Friends Cemetery.
Naomi Johnson Gossett
Naomi Johnson Gossett, 94, of Clemmons Village died July 10 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born January 26, 1910, in Martin County to William and Addie Thomas Johnson. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Allen Gossett Sr.
Surviving are seven children, Margaret G. Lindsay and husband Al of New Berlin, N.Y., Allen Gossett Jr. and wife Janice of Lexington, S.C., Faye Martys and husband Carl of Bull Head City, Ariz., Robert W. Gossett of Nisswa, Minn., Ray Gossett and wife Joyce of Lewisville, John Gossett and wife Carol of Springboro, Ohio and Ronnie Gossett and wife Ellen of Winston-Salem; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Nathan E. Parrish officiating, and burial followed at Parklawn Memorial Park.
Paul Wyatt Key
Preacher Paul Wyatt Key, 90, of Pilot Mountain died July 6 at his home. He was born August 23, 1913, in Surry County to John Gabriel and Ida Mae Boyles Key. He was ordained at Caraway Baptist Church and pastored at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Turkey Ford Baptist Church, Rock Hill Baptist Church and Skyview Baptist Church. He pastored at Jessup Grove Baptist Church for 32 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Snow Key; two sisters, Myrtle Peele and Annie Lou Key; and a brother, Sam Key.
Surviving are two daughters, Gail Kimball and husband Bob of Salisbury and Pattie Wall and husband Edd of Pilot Mountain; three sons, Paul J. Key and wife Carol Ann of Madison, Ind., Bobby Ray Key and wife Gale of Clemmons and Glenn M. Key and wife Sarah of Pilot Mountain; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; five sisters and a brother-in-law, Sadie Harris of Sophia, Eva Armstrong of Ararat, Verla Peele of Mount Airy, Ruth and Louie Stack of Albany, Ga., and Betty Jane Linthicum of Sophia; and two brothers, John W. Key of Pilot Mountain and Frank Key of Archdale.
Funeral services were held at Howell Funeral Chapel of Pilot Mountain with Rev. Kenneth Jessup, Rev. Jimmy Cain and family members officiating. Burial followed at Jessup Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Lonnie Fred Church
Lonnie Fred Church, 82, of Clemmons died April 22 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born July 16, 1924, in Winston-Salem to Joe Glenn and Izella King Church. Fred was retired from AT&T and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He served in Company 1, 13th Infantry, and was involved in many battles throughout Europe, earning two Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars for his service for his country. He was a champion horseshoe and checker player. He was the N.C. State Horseshoe Pitching Champion for three years and is in the Hall of Fame for both horseshoes and checkers. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and a sister.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy Strader Church, of the home; a daughter, Renee Hermann and husband Rick; and a son, Mark Church, all of Clemmons; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Billy Church of Winston-Salem.
A private funeral service was held.
Katherine Elizabeth Holder Barr
Katherine Elizabeth Holder Barr, 75, of Clemmons died April 24 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born September 11, 1931, in Forsyth County to John F. Holder and Ella Hauser Holder. She lived all of her life in Forsyth County. She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Surviving are her husband, Kenneth E. Barr; two sons, Donald Barr of the home and Michael Barr and wife Teresa; two grandchildren, Lindsey and Kristen; a sister, Dorothy Carter, and husband Mike of East Bend; a brother, John Holder and wife Debbie of Clemmons; and special nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Union Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Justin Jones officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made to Union Hill Baptist Church, 8494 Lasater Road, Clemmons, NC 27012.
Leslie Eugene Beck
Leslie Eugene Beck, 82, of Clemmons died April 24 at home after a lengthy illness. Born March 2, 1925, in Littlestown, Pa., he was the son of the late Rev. Samuel Washington Beck and Daisy Lois Barrier Beck. He served in the Army during World War II in Czechoslovakia and France. He retired from L.M. Berry Co. after 27 years of service. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Lloyd Raymond Beck; and sisters Helen Lupper, Lois Hanling, Adelaide Sheaffer and Virginia Rahn.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Lou Salmons Beck; son Richard Allen Beck and wife Debbie of Franklin, Tenn.; daughter Joan “Joni” Leslie Beck of O’Fallon, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1900 S. Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or Hospice and Palliative CareCenter, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
William James Lundberg
William James “Bill” Lundberg, 65, of Clemmons died April 28 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was born December 21, 1941 in Worchester, Mass. to Roger W. and Frances Zink Lundberg. He was of the Presbyterian faith and had been employed with Mitchell 1 since 1986 as an independent sales representative. He was an avid Corvette enthusiast and member of the Country Corvette Club. He was also an avid soccer fan and never missed a game at UNC-W, where his daughter played. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Scott and Marty.
Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Lois A. Lundberg of the home; a daughter, Stephanie Ann Lundberg and fiance Jim Mayew of Wilmington; a sister, Annella Rutherford and husband Gordon of Raleigh; and a brother, Roger W. Lundberg of California.
A celebration of life service was held at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2211 W. Meadowview Road, Suite 30, Greensboro, NC 27407 or to the American Lung Association of NC, 3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 190, Raleigh, NC 27607.