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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 6, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 2b High Point Enterprise Friday August 6, 1976 a deaths and funerals recreation improvements nearing completion George Lewis Dies Friday George v incent Lewis 67, of 527 e Farriss ave., died unexpectedly Friday morning at his Home he had been in declining health three Vears George Lewis he was born oct 27, 1908, in Patrick county. Va., a son of Samuel t and Ada v la Lewis. A resident of High Point Tor 50 years he was a business school graduate for 50 years he was employed at Adams Millis corp and was purchasing agent there at the time of his retirement in december of 1974 he was a member and past master of Piedmont Lodge no 681, a f. And . A Shriner of Oasis Temple a member of High Point commander no 70, and for Many years he was an advisor to the Demolay chapter Here he was a member of Saint Mary s episcopal Church on nov 22. 1956. He was married to Ruth Adams who survives of the Home also surviving Are two daughters. Mrs Everett v i Nancy Jenkins of Banning. Calif and mrs r e i Linda i Marzec of rolling Hills Calif two grandsons and two Sisters. Mrs Star Mala Thomas of Wool me. Va., and mrs Eulalia Zentmeyer of Martinsville. A funeral arrangements Are incomplete the body is at Sechrest funeral Home Pierce rites set sunday Carl Lee Pierce. 81, of 607 s Elm St., died at 3 a in Friday in High Point memorial Hospital. He had been ill three weeks. Or Pierce was born aug 26, 1894, in Randolph county a son of Cicero and Sally elder Pierce a resident of High Point most of his life. He was married to Mary Lou Troutman nov 29. 1922 for 34 years he was employed by the Street dept of the City of High Point retiring in 1960 he was a member of Christ United methodist Church and the big Brothers sunday school class. Surviving is his wife of the Home a daughter. Mrs. W d. Edna Zimmerman of 216 Forrest Dale dr., Jamestown and one granddaughter funeral will be 3 30 . Sunday in Sechrest Chapel by the Rev. Floyd Berrier and the Rev h r Ashmore. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park cemetery. The body will remain at Sechrest s and the family will be at the funeral Home saturday from 7 until 9 . And at 216 Forrest Dale. Jamestown. Mrs. Alma Reynolds pleasant Garden mrs Alma Barker Reynolds 88, of route i. Died thursday at Moses Cone Hospital she taught school for to years in the Randolph county school system and was Active in the american friends service committee she was a life Long member of Providence friends meeting surviving Are daughters mrs Lucille Hylton of it 2, pleasant Garden mrs. Margie Pike of Greensboro sons a Ray Reynolds of it 3. Randleman. Joseph p. Reynolds of it i Climax. Floyd a. Reynolds of Guilford College. Paul e and j c. Reynolds of it. I. Pleasant Garden sister mrs. Elsie b Gregson of Randleman. And 17 grandchildren funeral will be la a in saturday at Providence friends meeting with the Rev. Terry Kerry officiating the family will be at the to film funeral Home in Liberty 7 30-9 today memorials May be made to Providence friends meeting mrs. Florence Davis Lexington mrs. Florence Owens Frank Davis 76, of route 6. Died thursday morning in Lexington memorial Hospital after a critical illness of one Day. She was born in Davidson county to Clay and Louisa Floyd Owens. She first married Oscar Frank and later Garfield Davis both of whom preceded her in death. Surviving Are daughters mrs. Calvin Fritts and mrs Woodrow Faulkner both of route 6, and miss Opal Davis of the Home. Sons. Paul c. Davis of route 6, Thurman Davis of Yanceyville and Otis Davis of Lexington la grandchildren three great grandchildren half Sisters mrs George Warford of route 7 and mrs Victor Myers of Winston Salem half Brothers. Paul Owens of Southmont Walter Owens of route 7, Lee Owens of Colorado and Val Owens of Winston Salem the body was to be taken from Davidson funeral Home to the Home this afternoon funeral will be 4 . Saturday at Floyd Baptist Church by the Rev d Vav Digh. Burial will be at the Church e. S. Darr Ernest Stamey Darr 81, of 4220 waterfront Parkway Orlando fla., died thursday at 2 . In Florida Hospital in Orlando he had been in declining health several years and in critical condition two months she was born dec 25, 1894, in Thomasville a son of s. L. And Emma Hiatt Darr and had resided in the High Point Trinity area until moving to Orlando 12 years ago. Prior to retirement or. Darr was owner and operator of the Brush Arbor Market on s. Main Street he was of the Baptist Faith and formerly attended Reavis memorial Baptist Church. He was married to the former Margaret Melton who survives of the Home. Also surviving Are four sons. Alfred b Darr of Trinity and Larry Stamey and Mack Darr. All of Orlando three daughters mrs Lucille Ellington of 804 Wall St mrs Charles Ernestine Williams of 104 Fraley re and mrs. Rhonda Beauleau of Orlando 15 grandchildren to great grandchildren one sister. Mrs. Mary Monroe of Biscoe one half brother. Jake Darr of Thomasville and three half Sisters. Mrs. Emory Walker mrs Webster Kennedy and miss Alvah Darr. All of Thomasville funeral and burial will be held in Orlando saturday. M. S. Austin Greensboro Moses Samuel Austin. 79. Of it i pleasant Garden died thursday night in Moses Cone Hospital he had been in declining health for several years and seriously ill two Days. He was a native of Louisiana and had lived in Greensboro 43 years he was a retired Carpenter and was a member of Spring Hill United methodist Church in Spring Hill Ark he was a member of the Woodmen of the world surviving Are wife. Minnie Townsend sons Francis Dewitt Austin of fort Myers. Fla., and William Dunkin Austin of Liberty daughters. Mrs Alta Chandler of pleasant Garden. Mrs. Mary Dean of Greensboro. Mrs. Opal Loggains of Seagrove. Mrs. Helen Pendov of High Point and mrs Betty Swaim of fort Lauderdale. Fla. 26 grandchildren 23 great grandchildren f funeral arrangements Are incomplete the body is at f Orbis and Dick. N. Elm Street W. Griffin Winston Salem John William Griffin. 88. Of 416 e. Devonshire died thursday in Forsyth memorial Hospital. He was born feb. 25, 1888, in Rural Hall to s. L. And Eliza Vaughn Griffin and had spent his Early life in that Community. Or. Griffin was retired from unique furniture co. In Winston Salem. Survivors Are one daughter mrs. Mildred Myers of the Home a son Kelly Griffin of Walnut Cove seven grandchildren la great grandchildren and one sister mrs Eva Cecil of High Point. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete the body is at Vollers main Street funeral Chapel where the family will be saturday from 7 until 9 . W. H. Carter Siler City William Howard a Billy a Carter 52. Of 1106 Al fourth St., died wednesday morning in . Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was a native of Chatham county. Surviving Are Mother mrs Jane Carter of Siler City Sisters mrs. Ruth Moffitt of Asheboro mrs. Myrtle Mobley of act n j., mrs. Lessie Headen of Siler City Brothers. John Carter of Siler City Andrew Carter of los Angeles Calif. Jack Carter of Rocky mount. Funeral will be 2 saturday at n sixth Avenue first Baptist Church with the Rev James e Brown officiating the family will be at f array funeral Home 7-9 today. By Phil Speaks Enterprise staff writer Thomasville the renovation of Carver Park and the improvements to the softball Field at e main Street recreation Center and memorial Park stadium should All be completed either within the next two weeks or by Early september. Thomasville Parks and recreation director Clint Ingram said today. Repairs to the picnic shelter at Carver Park have been completed and the installation of playground equipment is Complete except for one item Ingram said. A double sliding Board ordered for Carver was found to be damaged when it arrived. Ingram said it had to be sent Back to the manufacturer. Contracts for paving of outside basketball courts have been let a Ingram said they should be completed within the next couple of the building at Carver Park currently is being painted carpeted and with the installation of the equipment it should be completed in about two weeks Ingram said the City was allotted $40,-000 in Community development funds for the renovation of the recreation Center from Federal funds. Of those funds about $15,000 has been earmarked for the repairs to the Center s building and picnic shelter Ingram said. About $2,600 will be used for construction of the basketball court $300 for a bicycle rack and $350 for Horseshoe pits. For playground equipment $9,000 has been spent Ingram said. And most of the rest of the funds will be used for grading in the Park and for landscaping the grounds. The new lighting for memorial Park stadium also is moving toward completion. Ingram said. The last of the old wooden poles is to be removed today and installation of the new Metal poles with More modern lighting fixtures will be completed at the latest by Early september Ingram said the City allotted $36,763 from its Revenue sharing funds for the lights at the stadium. The old wooden poles at the stadium Are being moved to the softball Field at the e. Main Street Center today. The old poles will be installed at the main Street facility and lighting fixtures attached within two weeks. Ingram said contracts for construction of restrooms at the main Street facility will be let aug 12 Ingram said the Tennis court Complex also is scheduled to have a Concession stand completed sometime during August Guilford to use bins for trash collection weather Alert to be sounded by up sirens if you hear a three minute intermittent blast from City sirens pay attention you re being warned of an impending natural disaster. This is because the City Council decided thursday to incorporate into the City preparedness operations plan the dual use of the civil preparedness sirens for Man made or natural disasters. The wailing or wavering tone will be used Only for warning of imminent enemy attack on the United states. The three minute blast will indicate such disasters As tornadoes Flash floods and severe Winter storms the three minute blast will also continue to be used to test the sirens on the first saturday of every month the Council urged citizens to turn on their radio or television to receive information about what to do in Case the sirens Are sounded Greensboro a request that a limited system of Green trash bins be established in isolated areas of Guilford county on a trial basis will go to the Board of com Misson is from the Guilford county advisory Board for environmental Quality. The advisory Board made its decision to Send the request to commissioners Dur ing a meeting at the Kendall Center for retarded children thursday members showed concern that people Are continuing to place trash in old Roadside dump areas following the cleanup of these areas Early in 1975. Officials said the request Calls for establishment of a limited system of Green bins for a trial six month period the plan would Call for place United from Page Ibi la 1 to Chestnut or High Point 885-5045 in 206 Tringale re Archdale 431-9124 Friday or. Fuzie Lee Wilson a mortuary since 1897 Sechrest service Ooi i Lexington ave 882-2555 885-2145 on it a i Mollie ans Carl Pierce George Lewis Lati a North main at Farriss Avenue 885-5049 Harold c. Davis funeral dilation International p e. Crews Kernersville Paul f3ugene Crews 75. Of Linkwood. My died tuesday in Eastern Shore medical Center. Cambridge. My he was born in Kernersville aug 27. 1900. A son of James and Louisa Matthews Crews he was a retired Salesman survivors include his wife. Mrs Margaret Walters yews of the Home one son. Terry Allen Crews of Vienna my. One daughter. Mrs a Ida e Peddycord of Winston Salem three Brothers. Wyatt a Crews of Vienna. My i Crews of Kernersville and Justice Crews of Winston Salem four Sisters mrs t Al Westmoreland of Winston Salem mrs o c Burt of Columbia s cars Wade Bostic of Pawley a Island. Sc., and mrs j r Siebert of Salisbury. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren funeral will be 2 saturday at Pierce funeral Chapel burial will be in saints Delight primitive Baptist Church cemetery. June Gaffney june Gaffney 67, of 709 Park St. Died tuesday at Lamb s nursing Home he was born july 5. 1909 in Carlise s c. The son of the late Arthur and fallen Caldwell Gaffney. He had lived in Greensboro the past 50 years and was retired from the Southern railway survivors include two Sisters. Mrs Ada Mae f Uller of Carlise s c and mrs Fonsie Mae Jordan of High Point three Brothers Clarence and James Bedward Gaffney of High Point and John Henry Gaffney of Philadelphia a funeral will be sunday at 3 30 in the Moore funeral Home Chapel with burial in Greenhill cemetery the body will remain at the funeral Home the family will be at the Home of mrs Jordan 709 Park St. And at the funeral Home saturday 8-9 p in h. G. Melvin White Lake h. Graden Melvin 52, of White Lake died thursday in new Hanover memorii/1 Hospital in Wilmington or. Melvin was a former mayor of White Lake and had held posts in the Bladen county governmental units he was a member of. And a Deacon in the White Lake Baptist Church and was a Mason and Shriner he is survived by his wife. Mrs Lillian w Melvin son. Donald Graden Melvin of w Inston Salem. Daughter. Mrs Patricia Blair of High Point sister. Mrs Gertrude Deese of White Lake two Brothers. Stacy Melvin of White Lake and Hubert Smith or of Greenville and one grandson funeral will be 3.30 p in sunday in White Lake Baptist Church burial with masonic honors will be in Marshburn cemetery near when Lake the a Aly will be at Butler funeral Horne in Roseboro saturday from 7 30 until 9 30 p in m is. Annie Montgomery mrs Annie Montgomery 72, of 1413-b furlough St., died wednesday in High Point memorial Hospital she was born sept 22. 1903. In Union county a daughter of the late Ike and Beulah Montgomery she had resided in High Point the past 25 years and was a member of Williams memorial emf Church survivors include a daughter mrs Katie Watts of High Point five grandchildren a sister mrs Cleo Caldwell of Charlotte. And two Brothers Robert and Otis Montgomery of Charlotte f funeral will be sunday at i p in in Williams memorial me Church with the Rev ii c Wilkes officiating burial will be in Greenhill cemetery the body will remain at Moore funeral Home until taken to the Church saturday at 6 p in the family will be at the Home of mrs. Katie Watts 400 Cable St., and at the Church saturday 7 30-8 30 p in. A creases built in. Adding that it United Way agencies were to Quot continue to grow and offer More goods and raise services to increase the Quality of life in High Point then we have to have the ability to expand the services of our agencies a Bohi said pcs would like to a provide some assistance to some agencies in dire financial Straits As a result of a loss of governmental but added that a we can Only do that if we have enough funds Tor our own agencies to operate a the $670,000 figure is one that Quot our agencies can live with and we Hope according to Osborne it is a realistic figure though not necessarily an easy one to reach we Are the largest Campaign that is constant happening every year. For people to Stop giving or even giving More in the face of inflation. Is to Tell the Community that its needs won t be met there Are so Many people that Are highly dependent on us. He continued. Quot you can to go to the kids and the elderly and Tell them their needs must be less because times Are hard the recent upswing in the economic Outlook a a has to help according to Osborne who expressed optimism at the Campaign s ability to meet its goal a there is a very positive economic he said much of the initial response to our Campaign has reflected that we feel there is a general awareness in High Point of Community needs More so. Really than in other communities. We Are not so Large that this is lust Hayes said the Success of the Campaign is going to depend on employee giving. Which he said would improve because of a steadier employment picture police recover stolen truck Thomasville Thomasville police recovered a pickup truck stolen from the premises of Hinkle milling co. Too Randolph St., earlier this week the $3,000 vehicle belonging to the firm was found behind the lutheran Church on Unity Street. Thomasville police said the theft May have occurred several Days ago. Police said because representatives of the company were not sure when the vehicle was stolen and reported that it had not been used for some time the person stealing the vehicle drove the truck Down an incline behind the Church striking a tree and damaging the front of the truck police said. William Lee Lambeth 18. Of 308 James ave was arrested on a charge of felonious larceny and was taken to Davidson county jail in Lexington Ann love Lovell. 212 Moore St., reported that someone stole her son s bicycle from her residence sometime thursday. The bicycle is valued at $55 a theft of $10 to $12 in change from a plastic Jar located in Don s tire and Recap Center. 501 Lexington ave was reported to police by Don Clodfelter the Money was taken about 2 p in thursday. Clodfelter said a Troy resident. Betty Lemons of 606 Carton St., told police someone entered her car parked at Southgate shopping Center thursday and took a one month Supply of nerve Medicine prescribed Tor her husband police placed no value on the stolen article ment of the Green bins near Sites where dumping now takes place advisory Board members also asked that the unit s solid waste sub committee meet with the county attorney to review existing ordinances on illegal dumping in other activities Board members established an open space committee which was assigned the task of developing a strategy for open space in the upper reaches of the Randleman dam project the Randleman dam project Calls for a dam across deep River about a mile North of Randleman and not tar from u s 311 most of the upper reaches of deep River Are located in the High Point area of Guilford county Board members agreed to seek a september meeting with the Guilford county planning Board to discuss Mutual problems they also set up a sub committee to evaluate the Greensboro thoroughfare plan and reviewed Progress toward goals set for this year Hospital treats Gas sniffer a five year old boy was found by a High Point police officer thursday in an Quot intoxicated state and taken to High Point memorial Hospital where he was treated and released in Good condition the policeman discovered the child on Ridgecrest drive near rotary drive the apparent victim of Gas a sniffing the child s Home is on rotary drive after the boy was released from the Hospital the officer took him Home where he was reunited with his father his parents were advised according to Hospital physicians advice to watch the child closely police turned the Case Over to the dept of social services for further investigation no charges were tiled in the incident but according to police reports the Case will undergo further investigation because negligence May be involved construction Sites Larcenie reported Gulton from Page in this Field is expected to expand. Bringing a possible expansion to this facility Little gave Gips a North Carolina state Flag to Fly at the Plant As Well As a set of cuff links with the state s Seal. Gips sent gov Holshouser a replica of an old English mining lamp As a Symbol of the importance of the steel and mining industries to the firm it is the firm s Only North Carolina facility and one of four in the Southeast the High Point facility produces radio Remote control communications equipment to operate cranes locomotives and trolley phones for use in steel Mills As Well As communications equipment for mines. Lexington a Davidson county sheriff s deputies said thieves robbed the construction Sites for a residence and a Church thursday. Making off with articles with a total value of $301 Donald e Fine. It i. Denton reported someone visited the construction site for a new Home thursday and took a porch swing a drink cooler and Copper wire with a total value of $196 Trinity Man to be charged following raid someone stole four water hoses a wheel Barrow and a trailer wheel from the construction site for a new Church on Rural Road 1767 near National Highway Thomasville thursday Robert Bynum 1222 Cedrow or. High Point reported the value of the stolen articles totals $105, deputies said Carol Duncan of Peacock Avenue reported a bicycle was stolen sometime after Midnight wednesday from behind her House the bicycle is valued at $65 three injured in two vehicle collision three persons were slightly injured thursday at 7 04 pm in a car truck collision on s Hamilton Street at Kivett drive they were Almena Bennet Alexander of f Commerce Avenue and her passenger Flora Little it of Commerce. Is Alexander was charged with a traffic Light violation the Driver of the truck was Robert Leroy Mixon. 46 of Sheraton Street he also was listed As injured support from Page inquired functions a aside from putting the cards through the address graph we have two functions certifying signatures As being registered voters and conducting the election if one is said mrs Carolyn Hurley Secretary to the Guilford county Board of elections the office will do neither until requested by the High Point City Council she said there Are about 26.000 registered voters in High Point it will Cost the organization one half cent for each card addressed at the elections office Cosmo 30000 Cash Back phone 869-2191 television log Archdale a Trinity Man was scheduled to be charged on one count of Possession of lottery tickets today following a raid thursday by Randolph deputies Greensboro police and members of the state Bureau of investigation sheriff Carl Moore said his men found a few lottery tickets and cited Joseph a Faulkenberry for the Gambl my charge he said Faulkenberry has signed a statement claiming ownership of the lottery tickets and other equipment found in the building 2 i Hinc i nit. Station a it mum. I harlot in cd mph. Charlotte 8 . High Palm <121 mph. 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