Mrs. Mary Katherine Martin Bettini
Mrs. Mary Katherine Martin Bettini, 83, former resident of 2839 Lee’s Chapel Rd., Brown Summit, died Wednesday, September 17, 2003 at Beverly Healthcare Starmount where she had resided since December 2000.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 20, 2003 at Forbis and Dick Funeral Home, N. Elm Street Chapel. Entombment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Bettini was a native of Guilford County and the daughter of the late William T. and Rosa Cook Martin. She was formerly employed by the Guilford County Schools in the cafeteria at Northeast Jr. High School and at Fellowship Hall in food service. She was a leader of Girl Scout Troop 192 at Lee’s Chapel United Methodist Church for many years.
Survivors include her sons, Charles E. Bettini, Sr. of Graham, Kenneth W. Bettini and wife, Shirley of Pelham, Al., Ronald Bettini and wife Kay of Greensboro, Richard Bettini and wife Susan of Gibsonville; daughters, Patricia Murphy and Lynne Rich and husband Edward of Gibsonville, Barbara Durham and husband Tom of Greensboro, Janice Stoneman and husband Gary of Rocky Mount, Va.; sister, Emma Lee Williamson of Greensboro; 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Frank S. Bettini, Jr., a son in law, Richard L. Murphy and grandson, Ken Stoneman.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, September 19, 2003 at Forbis and Dick Funeral Home, N. Elm Street and other times at the home of her daughter, at 6041 Bethel Church Rd, Gibsonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.
Mrs. Helen Boles Wall
Mrs. Helen Boles Wall of Germanton, died September 18, 2003 at her residence.
The funeral for Mrs. Wall will be 3:00PM Sunday, September 21, 2003 at Germanton Baptist Church, Germanton, NC. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00PM Saturday, September 20, 2003 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorial may be made to Hospice of Forsyth or Stokes Counties.
Mr. Clifford Joseph Spatz
Mr. Clifford Joseph Spatz, 88, of 5021 Bearberry Point, formerly of Spring Hill, Florida died Thursday September 18, 2003 at Beverly Healthcare Center.
A graveside service will be held for Mr. Spatz at 3:30 PM on Sunday, September 21, 2003 in the Westminster Gardens Chapel Mausoleum with the Reverend Boyd Byerly officiating.
Clifford Spatz was born on June 12, 1915 in New York City to the late Joseph and Rose O’Rourk Spatz. He was a retired accountant with F. H. Vahlsing Inc.
Mr. Spatz is survived by his wife of 62 years, Katherine Bilous Spatz; son Clifford W. Spatz and his wife, Barbara all of Greensboro; two grandsons Clifford J. Spatz and Bradley W. Spatz both of Wilmington; and a great-granddaughter Brittany L. Spatz of Newport, NC.
The family will receive friends from 3 – 3:30 PM on Sunday afternoon in the mausoleum chapel.
Forbis and Dick North Elm Street is serving the family of Mr. Spatz.
Mr. James Franklin Bennett
Mr. James Franklin Bennett of Walnut Cove, died Friday September 19, 2003 at Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Arrangements are incomplete at Burroughs Funeral Home, Walnut Cove.
Mrs. Marie R. Salko
Mrs. Marie R. Salko of Greensboro, died Saturday, September 20, 2003 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Arrangements are incomplete at Forbis & Dick North Elm Chapel.
Mrs. Jean Elizabeth Simons
Mrs. Eugenia Elizabeth Simons of Greensboro died Thursday, Septemer 25, 2003 at Wellspring Retirement Center.
A Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, October 4, 2003 at Well Spring Retirement Center.
Survivors include her son, Roger Edward Simons of Hawaii and daughter, Elecia "Judy" Beebe of Manning, Oregon.
The family is being served by Forbis & Dick, Guilford Chapel.
Mr. Charles Emil Herbert
Mr. Charles Emil Herbert, Sr., died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at Friends Home West Health Care Unit.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, October 1, at West Market Street United Methodist Church. A private burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery.
Charles was born June 25, 1909 in Norman, OK, to the late Charles Emmett and Clara McKee Herbert. He received a Masters Degree from the University of Oklahoma, in Norman, and was a history teacher and athletic coach in Roswell, NM. After moving to Greensboro he became Assistant Principal at Grimsley High School, Principal at Aycock Jr. High School and at Mendenhall Jr. High School from 1968 to 1974. He later became a Bankruptcy Trustee in Federal Bankruptcy Court serving under Judge Rufus Reynolds.
At West Market Street United Methodist Church he taught Sunday school, was on the Heritage Room Committee, Head Usher and an Honorary member of the Administrative Board. He was a member of the Greensboro Country Club, former member of the Greensboro Civitan Club where he was the secretary-treasurer and President in 1956 and was a member of the Horace Mann League. During WWII he was a Captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Mr. Herbert was an avid reader, golfer, bridge player and gardener.
In addition to his parents, his brother Glenn Herbert, sister, Charlotte Herbert Vaughan and her husband Col. C. Ned Vaughan preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Mary Lyon Herbert; daughter, Virginia Herbert Novelli and husband, Tim, of Santa Rosa, CA; son, Charles E. Herbert, Jr., and wife, Mary, of Medina, NY, son, William L. Herbert, and wife, Jeannie, of Greensboro; grandchildren, Debra Thomas and Gina Gardner, of Santa Rosa CA, Jennifer Herbert Militello and husband, Joseph, of Brooklyn, NY, Margaret Anne Herbert, of Steamboat Springs, CO, William Lyon Herbert, Jr., of Greensboro, Charles Wharton Herbert, of Greensboro, and Charles Keppler Herbert, of Medina, NY. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, Col. Curry Vaughan, Col. Gwen Vaughan, Clara Ann Vaughan Jenkins, Charles H. Hooker, Jr. and Mary Anna Hooker Tyson.
The Herbert family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Friends Home West and Daniel Caffrey, MD.
The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC, 27401.
Mr. Early Wright Logan
Mr. Early Wright Logan, Jr., 80, of Greensboro died Monday, September 29, 2003 at Moses Cone Hospital.
Funeral services for Mr. Logan will be held 11:00AM on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at Forbis and Dick Funeral Service, Guilford Chapel with Rev. Mark M. Norman Vickers officiating. Interment will follow in Westminster Gardens.
Mr. Logan was retired from Proctor and Gamble after 34 years of service. He was an active member of the Proctor and Gamble Retirement Group and loved to work in his yard.
He is survived by two sons, Mr. Scott Logan and Mr. Gregg Logan of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Kelly Amick and husband Tim of Greensboro; one brother, A.C. Logan, two grand children, Krystal Amick and Timothy Amick all of Greensboro; and a special friend Ms. Margarete Basner of Greensboro. He was loved by many, and will be missed.
The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30PM tonight at Forbis and Dick Funeral Service, Guilford Chapel.
Forbis and Dick Funeral Service, Guilford Chapel is serving the family of Mr. Logan.
Mr. Oscar Lewis Rand
Mr. Oscar Lewis Rand, 88, died Sunday, September 28, 2003 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital Hospice Unit after a brief illness.
A service of remembrance will be held at Well Spring Retirement Community Health Care Auditorium on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the rotunda outside the auditorium immediately following the service. Interment will take place at the Greenwood Cemetery in Trenton, New Jersey.
A native of Plymouth, New Hampshire, Oscar was born on October 16, 1914, the son of the late Glea L. Rand and Blanche C. Rand. He was graduated cum laude from Yale University in 1935, with a degree in Economics and English. He later earned a masters degree in Education from Rutgers University, and completed numerous postgraduate courses. Upon graduation from Yale, Oscar taught at Yale-in-China from 1935 to 1937. After returning to the United States, he taught at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey, where he worked for almost 40 years, serving as Head of the Mathematics Department, School Registrar, and Headmaster of the Summer School. In addition, Oscar was the head varsity soccer coach at Peddie, winning the State Championship for New Jersey Independent Schools several years. He also graded essays for Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the Foreign Civil Service Exams.
Oscar served in World War II as a lieutenant in U.S. Naval Intelligence as Aide to Admiral Kincaid of the 7th Fleet in Australia, the Philippines, and China.
He retired to Seminole, Florida, where he volunteered in the Largo Public Library, was elected president of his condominium association, and was active in the Church of the Isles, serving as deacon and a member of the church choir. Oscar is a former member of the First Baptist Church of Hightstown, New Jersey, the Hightstown Lion’s Club and the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society. He loved music and playing the piano, and was a wonderful husband, father, and teacher.
Oscar is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Isabel Ballentine Rand, his sister and her husband, Alice and Rene Beaudion, his brother, George Rand, and his sister-in-law, Margaret Ballantine.
Survivors include his daughter, Barbara Rand Morgenstern of Greensboro, daughters and sons-in-law, Roberta and Peter Marshall of Coto de Caza, California, and Cynthia and Mark Jaros, of Richmond, Virginia; sister, Olive E. Rand, of Meredith, New Hampshire; sister-in-law, Charlotte Rand, of Orange Park, Florida; and granddaughters, Heather and Allison Jaros, and Mackenzie and Madison Marshall, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Post Office Box 42453, Charlotte, NC 28215-0008, or the Yale Alumni Fund, Post Office Box 803, New Haven, CT 06057-0803.
Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel is serving the Rand family.
Mrs. Bessie Ozment Wilson
Mrs. Bessie Ozment Wilson, 83, died Monday, September 29, 2003 at Beverly Health Care.
Graveside services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 30, 2003 at Lakeview Memorial Park.
Mrs. Wilson was born on June 6, 1920 in Greensboro, a daughter of the late James and Annie Cozart Ozment. She retired from Cone Mills following 20 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include a son Gary Wilson and wife Christina of High Point; three grandchildren, William David Wilson and Kristy Michelle Wilson both of Greensboro and Jacqueline Nesbit of High Point.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Wade Wilson in 1994.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Greensboro, 2500 summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405.
Forbis and Dick, N. Elm Street is assisting the Wilson family.