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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 13, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 2b High Point Enterprise tuesday. July 13, 1976 deaths and funerals L. Gaffney is dead at 84 Carl Leonard Gaffney 84, died at i 30 monday in Iamb s nursing Home he had been in declining health for six months and seriously ill two months. Or Gaffney was born in Gaffney s a. May 24.1892, a son of synfuel Shelton and Louise Harris Gaffney he was twice married his first marriage was to Carrie i be Stockton on dec. 23,1917 she died nov la 1953. He later married Belle Andrews who survives of High Point he was employed in textile management and last worked for the Sylvania manufacturing co he was a member of Glenola Baptist Church and the men s sunday school class surviving Are three daughters mrs Willis Arzy Leei brow of Greensboro mrs Sam i Doris i Johnson of Cary and mrs Herman Veleria i Wood of 4920 Wood ave. Six sons Sidney a. Gaffney of Lincolnton Lawrence f. Gaffney of Shelby Coley l. Gaffney of Marion Lantz p. Gaffney of by i Randleman the Rev Glenn s Gaffney of Monroe and Carl Max Gaffney of 1716 Cedrow ave. 28 grandchildren 23 great grandchildren and one brother Lloyd Gaffney of Kings Mountain funeral will be at 2 . Wednesday in or est Chapel by the Rev Glenn s Gaffney and the Rev. Cabot Inman burial will be in Glenola Baptist Church cemetery. The body will remain at tile funeral Home and the family will be there tonight 7 to 9 and at the Home of mrs. Wood 4920 Wood ave mrs. Glow a Jordan Asheboro mrs. Cloia Hill Jordan 72, of 370 Star court died monday in Randolph Hospital. She was a native of Randolph county. Surviving Are two daughters mrs. Louise Jessup and mrs Patsy Davis both of Asheboro and four grandchildren. Funeral will be 4 . Wednesday at Pugh funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Nat Thompson burial will be in Randolph memorial Park the family will be at the funeral Home tonight 7 to 9 and at the Home of mrs. Jessup. 907 old Liberty Road la 1 to Chestnut or High Point ms-5045 206 Trindie re Archdale 431-9124 tuesday or. Melvin Yow ? p in Cumby Chestnut drive Chapel wednesday mrs. Nannie Belle Bray Davis 4pm Cumby Archdale Chapel Irvin Melvin Vaughn 2pm Robinson funeral Home Chapel Appomattox since 1897 Sechrest service 1301 i Lexington ave mrs. Maggie Wall Shackelford Frank Tatum Green wednesday mrs. Mary Lillian Andrews Tinnin to a in set vireo Chapel Ben Jamul Jules busted 11 to a in Sechrest Chapel Carl Leonard Garfine 2pm Selt tire it Chapel incomplete Everett a Barnes mrs. Tinnin of Jamestown mrs Mary Lillian Andrews Tinnin 92, of 216 Guilford Road Jamestown died monday at 6 30 in Piedmont Christian Home. She had been in declining health three years and critically ill one week. Mrs Tinnin was bom in Chatham county april 2, 1884, a daughter of Leander Junius and Zilphia Anne Williamson Andrews. She had been a resident of Jamestown for 21 years moving from Durham her husband William Lee Tinnin sr., died april 17, 1967. She was a member of first Baptist Church in Jamestown surviving Are one daughter. Mrs. Charles p. I Mary Douglas Turner of 216 Guilford Road Jamestown one son l. Melbourne Tinnin of 211 Guilford Road Jamestown three grandchildren one great grandchild and three Sisters mrs h l. Mangum of Lexington mrs. V. V. Dempsey of Spartanburg s.c., and miss Blennie Andrews of Durham. Funeral will be at to a Wednesday in Sechrest Chapel by the Rev. Robert Glasgow burial will be in Forsyth memorial cemetery in Winston Salem the body will remain at the Sechrest funeral Home and the family will be there tonight 7 to 9 and at the Home of mrs Turner 216 Guilford Road Jamestown i. M. Vaughn Irvin Jack Melvin Vaughn 42, of 312 South Road was dead on arrival monday at 9 45 a in at High Point memorial Hospital. He had been in his usual health. Or. Vaughn was born in Appomattox county va., feb 19, 1934, and had been a resident of the High print area since september 1974 he moved Here from Appomattox he was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. Having served in the u s. Army. In 1958, he married Opal Fields Hicks she survives of the Home surviving in addition to his wife Are one Foster son Bobby Critzer of the Home two stepdaughters mrs. Pete Mary Lee Tolbert and mrs Bobby Juanita Litchford both of Appomattox va., three Stepsons Willie and Johney Hicks both of Richmond. Va., and Luther Hicks of South Road 14 step grandchildren three Sisters mrs. Estelle Mck Niolu of Richmond va., and misses Margaret and Mary Jane Vaughn both of Appomattox a. And one brother. Lee Vaughn of Appomattox. A the body was taken to Robinson funeral Home in Appomattox va., for completion of funeral arrangements n. M. Seabolt Denton a n Marvin Bill Seabolt 76. Of route 3 died Early monday in Randolph Hospital in Asheboro lie was a native of Wake county and a retired construction worker surviving Are two Sisters miss Louise Seabolt and mrs. Ruth Hollis both of Maxton funeral will be at 4 p a wednesday at gravel Hill Baptist Church by the Rev f e Baucom. Burial will be in the Church cemetery. The family will be at Lanier Briggs funeral Home tonight 7 to 9 w. M Thompson Lexington William Matthew Sandy Thompson 63. Of i Edna St died monday in Lexington memorial Hospital he was born in Davidson county and was a retired truck Driver he was a member of Trinity United methodist Church surviving Are his wife mrs Betty Hinson Thompson. A daughter mrs Sandra Shillinglaw of Lexington a son Barry Thompson of Hie Home a sister mrs Clyde Murray of Mocksville and two Brothers Clark Thompson of Lexington and Robert Thompson of Burlington Hie body is at Piedmont funeral Home funeral arrangements Are in Complete Davis rites set wednesday mrs Nannie Belle Bray Davis 81, of it. I Randleman a former High Point resident died monday at la 20 a in. In Randolph memorial Hospital in Asheboro. She had been in declining health for one and a half years and in critical condition six weeks. Mrs. Davis was bom in Randolph county sept. 15, -1894, a daughter of John l. And Martha Jane Kivett Bray. She was a resident of Wilmington 28 years and moved Back to the High Point area to years ago. She was a member of Myrtle Grove presbyterian Church in Wilmington. In 1911, she married Charles Thomas Davis he died May 8, 1948 surviving Are three daughters mrs Marie and Mas of Chesapeake va., mrs David Nell Trotter of route 3 and mrs. Chester Ann Yates of it. I Randleman 20 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren. Funeral will be at 4 . Wednesday at the Cumby Archdale Chapel by the Rev. Cabot Inman and the Rev. Richard Trogdon. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park cemetery. The body will remain at Cumby mortuary in Archdale and the family will be there tonight 7 to 9 and at the Homes of mrs. David Trotter of route 3 and mrs. Chester Yates of it i Randleman. J. C. Rogers Sanford John Rogers 88, of 229 Linden Yave died monday in Lee county Hospital. He was a retired Carpenter and Farmer. He was a member of free will holiness Church surviving Are his wife mrs. Alma p. Rogers six sons Frank Rogers of Thomasville James and Milton Rogers both of Lexington p. W. Rogers of Santa Maria calif., Marvin Rogers of Clearwater Fla., and Roy Rogers of Sanford four daughters mrs. D. C. Minor of Siler City mrs. Bertha Hicks of Sanford mrs. Melvin Mcbride of Broadway and mrs. James Simpson of Ravenna Ohio a Stepson Charles Browning of Sanford four stepdaughters. Mrs James Smith of Wilmington mrs. Lessie o Quinn of Sanford mrs. Nettie Jones of Greensboro and mrs Frank minor of Climax and a brother. Nolan Rogers of Sanford funeral will be 2 . Wednesday at free will holiness Church by the Rev. Ernest t Hinson. Burial will bt1 in Holly Springs Baptist Church. The family will be at Miller funeral Home tonight 7 to 9. B. J. Bornstein Benjamin Jules Bornstein 69. Of 1221 n. Main St. Died monday at 1 30 a In Billings Hospital in Chicago Iii., after suffering a heart attack mrs Bornstein was born june 26. 1907. And had been a resident of High Point for 21 years. He was a manufacturer. Owning and operating Sun line furniture co he was a member of b Nai Israel synagogue. Surviving Are his wife. Mrs Sophie Edelman Bernstein of the Home two sons. Or Hubert Bornstein of Oxford Ohio and Larry Bornstein of Miami Fla and six grandchildren funeral will be at la 30. A in. Wednesday in Sechrest Chapel burial will be in hebrew cemetery Winston Salem Road e. J. Barnes Dies at 68 Everette James Barnes 68. Of 2206 Edgewood drive died today at 12 05 a In High Point memorial Hosp tial he had been in declining health for several years and critically ill two Days. Or. Barnes was bom in Robeson county june la 1908. A son of d. W. And Ovella Barnes. He was a resident of High Point for 32 years coming Here from Wilmington. He married Esther Bryant in 1944. For 26 years he was an operator at the City of High Point filtering Plant retiring in 1974. He was a member of Allen Jay Baptist Church and attended Ward Street United methodist Church. He was a member of the men s sunday school class. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Esther b Barnes of the Home one daughter miss Orpha Louise Barnes of Winston Salem two sons James Wayne Barnes of 201 will Wood drive and Ray Donald Barnes of the Home one sister mrs. Bessie b. Bissell of by. I Orrum and one brother Harvey Barnes of Maxton funeral will be at 3 30 . Wednesday in Sechrest Chapel by the Rev. Yates Brooks and the Rev. J. De Cochran. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral Home and the family will be there tonight 7 to 9. Mrs. Odessa Stultz Fieldale a. Mrs. Odessa Turner Shelton Stultz 81. Of Marshall court died sunday at her Home. Surviving Are two sons James d. And Brice Stultz Iii both of Fieldale three daughters mrs. Ferne Hutchinson of High Point. N c., mrs. Doris Johnson of Norfolk and mrs. Sara Price of Lake Park Fla. A sister. Miss Mary Maude Turner of Fieldale and to grandchildren. Funeral was to be today at 4 . At Mckee funeral Home Chapel in Martinsville. Burial was to he in Oakwood cemetery. The family requests that memorials be directed to the Fieldale Rescue squad Jackie Stout Asheboro Jackie Craig Stout 28, of it. 2. Ramseur died sunday in n Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill from injuries received in an automobile Accident on july 3, in Randolph county. Surviving Are his wife mrs. Susan Morgan Stout two daughters Jennifer and Rebecca Stout his father. . Stout or of Asheboro. A brother Stout or. Of Asheboro and a sister. Mrs. Betty Albright of Asheboro. Funeral will be at 2 . Wednesday at Pugh funeral Home Chapel by Mark sink burial will be in Oaklawn cemetery. The family will be at the funeral Home tonight 7 to 9 and at 943 Parkview St. In Asheboro police investigate thefts break ins Larcenie several automobile breaking bicycle Larcenie and an Auto theft were reported to High Point police monday reflecting a Calm in the Wake of numerous weekend crimes. Ray Eldrith owner of Ray s Auto sales on s. Main Street reported to police that a $1,095 car was stolen from the car lot monday. The locked vehicle was taken some time Between 12 and 2 ., according to police reports. Officers said someone broke into the Home of Emma Owens of Jamestown monday afternoon but did not remove anything from the House. Entry was gained through a Small Hole in a screen door so the intruder was Able to unlock the door. According to police is. Owens Dresser drawers were ransacked but she did not notice anything missing. Michael h. Stanley reported to police the theft of $20 to $30 in change from his store at the open air Market on Prospect Street and Albertson Road Early this morning. The Money was in a Brown paper bag behind the grocery counter. Ronald Chaffin of Albertson Road was apprehended by police and charged with the larceny at Stanley s store when $19.60 in change was found on him. A tape player and tapes valued at $110 were taken from a truck owned by Larry Tilley of Wise Street Early monday morning. The truck was parked in front of Tilley s residence when was broken into. Charles Ricky grand Bowen drive reported police the theft of his $100 citizen s band radio monday morning. Officers said the car was broken into while it was parked in the National it of to trial delay motion overruled by judge Conway s It became apparent the trial of former Thomasville resident and . Highway patrolman Gerald v. Morgan would continue when a defense motion for trial delay and a change of venue were overruled monday. Judge James b. Morrison of the 15th judicial circuit made his ruling without deliberation following a lengthy argument by Morgan s attorney #w.g. Johnson that a change of venue was necessary because widespread publicity has made a fair trial impossible. Johnson also moved for a continuance on the basis that he has not had time to find the witnesses nor prepare an adequate defense for the defendant. Morgan 43, is alleged to have bribed a witness who could link him to a purported Myrtle Beach murder plot according to arrest warrants. The alleged plot was first made Public in april. Myrtle Beach police originally charged Morgan with a soliciting to commit murder a in april. A warrant issued against him alleged he tried to hire William Bailey 22 a an employee of the establishment he owns the Bermuda dunes Motel a to kill another Beach Motel operator Jay fanning. As proof of having committed the slaying Bailey allegedly was provided a meat saw and Hatchet by Morgan with which he was to sever the head and fingers of fanning and return them to Morgan. According to another arrest warrant Bailey then tried to hire a Winston Salem Man Terry Sellards 20. To kill fanning. Bailey was scheduled to testify at a preliminary hearing in May concerning Morgan s part in the alleged plot but disappeared hours before tile hearing. He still has not been located by police. The charges Morgan now faces arise out of his alleged bribery of Sellards who testified in a preliminary hearing last week that he received $1,600 in three separate payments for not testifying against Bailey in the purported murder plot. Sellards said he received the Money following meetings with Morgan at which payment for his silence allegedly were discussed. Sellards testified that at one of those meetings another Morgan attorney. Fred Harris was present Morgan and Sellards were indicted july 6 by the Horry county grand jury on charges of bribery conspiracy to obstruct Justice and the obstruction of Justice. Following judge Morrison s ruling that the trial would continue solicitor . Long or. Reportedly said it is probable that the trial would begin today. Upholstery parking lot where Tilley is employed. Some time Over the weekend $100 Worth of tools was stolen from a owned by Claude Gable of Surrett drive the furniture was parked at the rear of Gable s Home when the tools were removed. Bruce Earle Edgenton of Brentwood Street reported the theft of two tires and two mag wheels valued at $55 to police monday. Edgenton returned from a week vacation to discover that his car parked at his place of business for repairs had been tampered with. Officers said a tape player and tapes Worth $44 were stolen from a car owned by Edith Dianne Harris of Langford Avenue while she was at work. Her car was parked in the parking lot adjacent to her place of employment. Two bicycle thefts were reported to High Point police monday Emma Owens of Jamestown said a $75 bicycle was stolen from her front Yard and Robert e. Halker of Valley Ridge drive reported the theft of his $50 bicycle from his Home sheriff s deputies received a report from Anita Scott of Jamestown monday that a $80 bicycle was stolen from her Carport some time Over tile weekend. Nancy a. Goins and Rudy Lee Goins of Berkley Street told police that a woman s purse and a Man s Billfold were taken from their car monday night while it was parked at a laundromat on English Road and Ward Avenue according to police reports nothing valuable was listed As stolen child injured in collision Sale of loader splits Council state from Page in North main at Farriss Avenue 885-5049 Harold Davis member preferred fungal director International a. B. Freeman Troy a Arite Bethel Freeman 30, of 782 Taylor St died sunday in Montgomery memorial Hospital he was a retired Boilerman with Troy lumber co and was a member of Flint Hill Church it god. Surviving Are his wife mrs Kate Kussell Freeman three sons James Freeman of Chase City va., Lacy Freeman it the Home and a b Freeman of Troy three daughters mrs Ernest Thompson it Buckingham mrs Cecil Smith of Nashville and mrs earn in Beane of Troy a half brother Walter Freeman of Troy four half Sisters. Mrs Laura Kearns and mrs Ada King both of Troy and mrs Rosa Luther and mrs. Lisa Kearns both of Asheboro and 19 grandchildren. Funeral was to be today at 2 at Flint Hill Church of god by the Rev James Morton and the Rev Myrtle Robbins burial was to be in the Church cemetery. The body is at Pugh funeral Home and dope Quot. Mrs Wilhoit said about the same time two other men came in with guns and she was ordered to go into a bedroom with the Assurance she would not be Hurt she said she managed to get away one time ran to a door and screamed she said they then brought her Back into the House and tied her up. After taping her Mouth and eyes. Messinger stated he gained Entrance into the doctors Home and then opened it up Tor Rice and Charles Smith of Greensboro who proceeded to ransack the House he also testified that while he and his partners were at the Wilhoit Home another Man unnamed was at the sir Robert Motel which is across the Street from or. Wilhoit s office. Watching for the doctor to leave for Home Messinger said he returned to the Motel when he was told the two men there were nervous and wanted to leave not to wait for Wilhoit to leave. He said the group then left the Wilhoit Home Rice said he had been promised if he testified he would receive no More time than he is now serving for a robbery conviction in Davidson county. He said he is serving 45-55 years for his part in the armed robbery at the Home of mrs r Bruce Smith in Lexington Messinger said he is currently serving time for his part in a robbery in Guilford county. Thomasville the City Council found itself split again monday Over the Purchase of a wheel loader for the Public works department. Council members awarded the contract for the machinery to e f. Craven of Greensboro on a bid of $23,-761 after a contentious debate. The equipment Purchase arose at the june meeting of the Council but was delayed when councilman Bob Holladay suggested the City should retain its old wheel loader to see if any firm was willing to put its Trade in value at More than $20,000 by monday however Holladay was satisfied with the Price the City was getting e f. Craven offered the City $21,395 for the old wheel loader Mizell hits Neal in Hayes sex scandal Boomer a Wilmer a vinegar Bend Quot Mizell criticized fifth District congressman Steve Neal for his votes to prevent the full House from having a say in correcting recent sex scandal abuses in the nations Capitol Quot Steve Neal is talking out of both sides of his Mouth. On one hand he talks about reforms Quot Mizell said. Quot on the other hand he is still voting to prevent the full ramifications of the Wayne Hays scandal from coming to speaking recently to a crowd at a Wilkes county rally Mizell said Quot when i was in Congress i opposed adding new Powers to Wayne Hays House administration committee because this put major House policy decisions relating to pay raises and allowances in the hands of a Small number of powerful men Quot Mizell also said that the Reform measures passed by the House last week will actually Cost the taxpayers another $12 million for additional congressional benefits Mizell said that when you leave the matter of Reform in the hands of a Quot Jeral democratic caucus the result is More of the abuses already seen All too often. Councilmen Holladay Bill Poole. Charles fanes and Tom Burwell were willing to accept the judgment of the department head that the new equipment was needed. Mayor Dalton Myers continuing his complaining about the methods used in purchasing City equipment and councilman Harry b Finch were not persuaded that the equipment Purchase was necessary Scott Hethcox 4, was injured slightly when the car in which he was Riding collided with another car at the intersection of Quaker Lane and Locke Street at 9 05 a. In. Monday. The boy was a passenger in a car driven by Sylvia Allen Hethcox of Tipton Street. The Hethcox vehicle collided with a car driven by Gail Garner Flinchum 27, of Thomasville who was charged with a Stop sign violation single injuries were reported in each of three separate accidents sunday. James Gray Pyrtle 36, of Ragan Street was injured when his car ran off the left Side of Kivett drive near Oakwood Street about 12 20 a in. And hit a Utility pole Pyrtle was charged with Drunken driving. Children from Page in tivi ties form the basis for the learning process of the kindergarten program. The kindergarten Day is the same As the regular elementary school this helps the youngsters to be better prepared Tor a full Day when they enter die first Grade mrs. Scott said. Although no scientific data has been compiled on the effects of the kindergarten readiness preparation on achievement in first Grade work miss gamer said that first Grade teachers Are Universal in their assessment that kindergarten children Are better prepared for formal schooling. Quot i can assure parents that it is a Quality program and whatever problems they have concerning their child s attendance tile schools and teachers will cooperate fully in finding a solution Quot she said parents May Register children who will reach the age of 5 by oct 16 of this year by contacting the elementary school in the District in which they live or the Central administration at 900 English Road. Virginia from Page in but now she has the Aid of electric equipment and a computer Quot it s a Challenge a she said but emphasized that Quot i have loved every minute Quot and that she has met Many people from around the world the year 1936 was a Busy one for mrs Jackson. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro then known As woman s College in june and began work with the Skub in july and was married in september to Henry t Jackson. Her first Job was at the Enterprise where she worked As a bookkeeper and waited on the counter while she applied for a teaching Post which would pay much More than the salary the paper provided the task of waiting on the counter led to meeting Casey who had advertised for a Secretary. Mrs Jackson said summer markets 40 years ago were Busy events and required expanded staffs just As do Market periods today. Displays in those Days were placed on painted Concrete floors with Beaver Board partitions. There was no Effort to decorate or to use accessories and furniture was often placed tightly in rows William Randy Ridge 21, of w. Lexington Avenue was injured in a two car wreck at 11 53 . On n. Main Street at Lexington Avenue the Driver of the other car Charles Darren Fowler. 16. Of Bridges Street was charged with a traffic Light violation Jauna Leotos Cailey 19. Of Memphis. Tenn. Was injured sunday at 4 24 . When his motorcycle and a car driven by Bernard Woodroff Davis 21 of Brockett place collided on Brentwood Street. Bailey was charged with not having a Driver s License. Samuel Charles Carpenter 55. Of Roanoke va., was admitted to High Point memorial Hospital saturday Tor treatment of injuries received when his vehicle was struck by a hit and run Driver. High Point police said Carpenter s car was struck i rom the rear about la 38 . On 1-85 near s main Street they said the Impact pushed the Carpenter car off the right Side of the Roadway where it hit a ditch four persons were injured in a car truck wreck saturday at 10 09 on e. Green drive at s. Hamilton Street injured were Hildegrade h Hall of Salem Street and her passenger Junior Raeford Hall. 25, of Salem and James Edward Rudd Ash 18 of n. Centennial Street and his passenger Keith Sykes 14, of Vine Street. Hall was charged with a traffic Light violation and Rudd Ash was charged with a Safe movement violation. _ hearing loss is not a sign of old age Chicago Iii. \ free offer of special interest to thir who hear Hilt do not understand words has been announced by Beatline. A non operating Model of the smallest Bel tone Aid of its kind will he Given absolutely free to anyone answering this advertisement. Send for this you operate i aug Model to see How tins hearing help can lie. Its yours to keep free. The actual Aid weighs less than. 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