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Wilson Times (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Wilson, North Carolina Obituaries Mildred a. Murray Mildred a. Murray 92, of the i too Block of five Forks Road passed away on May 21,2015. Bom in Wilson county she was the daughter of the late Annie Daniels Aycock and Jesse d. Aycock. She was preceded in death by her husband to my Drtad a Murray Seph m. Murray her daughters Betty Murray Murden and Mildred Anita Moke Brothers Clifford . And Aaron Aycock Sisters Myrtle a. Lewis and Marie a. Johnson. Mrs. Murray retired after 33 years teaching in Norfolk City schools. She is survived by two grandsons William Christopher Moke and Raymond David Murden granddaughter Stacy Murden Morse great granddaughter Lily Henry great grandson Jacob Morse sister Marcelene Aycock Moore and several nieces and nephews the family will receive friends from 2 to 3 . On May 21 at Rosewood helium Mineral Home fit i n Witch Duck Road Virginia Beach Virginia followed by a 3 . Graveside at Rosewood memorial Park. You May offer your condolences at Lanier Williams Willie Minier Williams 07, passed away thursday May 21, 2015 at the veterans affairs medical Center in Fayetteville. Professional Servit is entrusted to Howell funeral Home Al crematory in Goldsboro wow. Elzey Bob Armbrust i j. Col Robert Bob Armbrust Usai retiredk2, of 111 Robin like drive Dudley died May in at the Brian Center. The family is in the rare of i Lowed Mineral Home amp i amatory Iii Goldsboro Mitchell Rocky mount i Timothy Mitchell 50, passed away saturday May 23, 2015. Cornerstone funeral Home is handling the arrangements Maude Quot Betty Quot Dudley Maude a a Bettye Dudley 02, of 234 Spruce St., Apt. A died on Friday. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete and being handled by Carrons funeral Home 325 of. Nash St Wilson you May offer your a indolence at numbers Friday May 22 Carolina pick 3,1 a tim it 9-6-0 sum 15 Carolina pick 3, f veiling �?0-4-3 sum 7 Carolina pick 4, daytime 9-2 2 7 sum 20 Carolina pick 4, e vening �?4-4-0-0 sum 8 Carolina Cash 5 la 15 24 32 30 Mega millions 3 14 15 2548 and a Mega plier 5 discover our neighbourhood with a e Wilson cime colonial House of Flowers spin Jug Wilson for 23 wins weddings funerals special occasions v r Simp a s a Itron Twombl 2s01 w ind us i. Sic. 31.291-2543 Spunky May 23 a Roll a pick 3,1 anytime 0 3 9 sum 12 Ai Olina pick 3, e vening 7-5-5 sum 17 Carolina pick 4, daytime 56-5-0 sum 22 Carolina pick 4, Havering 4 1-3-8 sum to Arolina Cash 5 112 33 35-39 Power Ball 9 15-17 31 43 to Power play 4 Darden 245 scholarships awarded since 1971 alumni and guests it mend the Charles h. Darden High school alumni association 2015 awards banquet held saturday at Darden alumni Center. Gray Whitley times Charles h. Darden High school alumni association scholarship award recipients gather at the Darden alumni Center for the 2015 awards banquet held saturday. Recipients Are Cooee Jonte Farmer from left Khadijah Janee Smith Carrington Elizabeth Hargrove St Aisha Kiara Cain Niya Jayne Montgomery Joca Leb Nehemiah Strayhorne Daniela Gomez Sean Gorham and Tyrique Hudson. Gray Whitley Lime continued from Page 1a does t argue with the Progress of integration in education it Wasny to easy at the time. A when we were at Darden we had clean clothes and we were neat a Phelps said. A when some of our classmates went to the White school suddenly they were aware of How poor they were. The kids at Fike had name Brand expensive clothes and we did no to have Andre Winstead National president of the alumni association said Darden has a closely knit Community. Winstead 3b, represents the next generation of Darden alumni. Winstead said even if you did want to act up As a student teachers knew parents and grandparents very Well and could run into them at the grocery store or at Church a nobody wanted that kind of trouble a Winstead laughed. A parents did no to stand for any disrespect of teachers. And if your parents were friends with your teacher you did no to stand a Chance not doing your Best. It was a very personal i to year 1970 would be the last graduating class. In 1971 a class started at Darden but finished the year at Fike they Are called a the heritage when the school closed the alumni association was formed. A alumni held dances and dinners to raise the Money to build the Center a Winstead said since 1971, 245 scholarships valued at More than $400,000 combined have t \ f ii i i. Been awarded then and now Phelps said school is different than when he at tended. Phelps said when he was in school they did no to make fun of students who answered All of the time a now if you raise your hand All of the time and Are Able to answer the questions classmates think that you Are Selling out a Phelps said a i done to understand that what is this Selling out so now some May know the answers and not participate in class like they should t Hen was not that problem when i was in school a Janet Hines Davis Grad uate of 1965, said every time she goes into Darden Middle school it makes her Happy. For Hines Davis Darden is a family affair. Her husband Charles Davis at tended the school and her son attended the school when it was a Middle school. A i used to he so excited about it just to be Able to go Hack into that auditorium and into that gym even though he was in Middle school a Hines Davis said. A the allegiance that the children who attend the Middle school now is just not As Heartfelt Darden was our Only african american High school in Hines Davis said Stu dents looked after each other and teachers made sure they did the right thing a the teachers May have been a Little Stern and strict but they were pm our Side a Hines Davis said. Hines Davis the it is a school librarian at Sallie b. Howard school for the arts said she began teaching in i9<>9. She went to Florida for a while and came Back to by Bames school in 1999 a some of the san in books f rom Baric it i. Ooh so Bool were in their Collen lion in tin Iii Ary a i Linos i Avis said i said no ii is Lime to so that Stull it is time for it it or Babie s now to have what they ale sup it Sec in have i just ordered All kinds of Berks for the so hex j i lines i it Avis said Many of the forme i stride its of i it Arden High school Are still working with students right now because they be Arne a the Alle Giai Coelom their Alma Mael history Sammy i grew c lass of 19fifi, is the National vice president and the exec it Ive director Tor the Darden enter Dew said the school has made transitions in All la a use Dee Ados a a i he old Darden High so Hoed location is at 504 a re>11 six Dew remembers. A a i he school bes ame a Middle is he get l at the Anoil St re i Loca Tion teaching students in fourth through seventh Darden Middle i next a Lex ate d across from the Darden alumni enter on i apse bomb Road the old Darden i Ligh school is now Danjean Vick Fem entry school. Charles Darden was the first african american undertaker in North Carolina and Sam vie k was the postmaster in Wilson from 1889 to 1894 and again Between 1898 and 1903 and established Wilson a first Black Bank the commercial Bank in 1920, according to Winstead said in 1980, part of the original Darden Campus w As destroyed by fire. A i think one of the things about the Darden concept is that is exuded a c Ertain Pride for the students a Winstead said j hey understood the climate the school came about in for 40 years Darden was Here to train and educate Black students m Wilson Sun the Walls of the Darden alumni Center there arc old pictures Cit graduates of Darden High school. From the training there were people who went on in he engineers teachers lawyers a United states congressman state legislators and judges win Stead said Winstead said in his travels a toss the it country he runs into people Whir Are Lormer Darden Stu dents sports Phelps said Darden had a great sports program a we were hoping at one Point that we would have been Able to play Iii Trutna mints against oui White i counterparts Phelps said a i think we even petitioned to play them hut we were not Al Lowed Phelps talked about Bernard Barnes who was a forerunner to North Arolina basketball Groat my had Jordan. A i wish we had film of it so we could have captured How he could bring us Back when we were Down Points a Phelps said a the did it single Anderly. Ile could really handle a scholarships Winstead said the scholarship is one of the most important things to continue. A we keep the legacy of knowing that getting your education is one of the most important things you will Ever do in your life a Winstead said. Winstead received a Darden scholarship that allowed him to attended North Carolina agric ii Tural and technical University. Faye Winstead who works at Sallie b Howard school is chairwoman of the scholarships. Quot the students arc bet ter Able to attend c ollege when we help them a Winstead said continuing the legacy Darden alumni elec ted a new slate of officers to run the organization Tor the next two years i a my the Helm july i will he Jackie Cobb Williams As president Iwen min rain will serve As vie e president. Betty Boykin is lha treasurer elect and Joan Jackson Barnes is the upcoming Secretary. Paul Reid will he the parliamentarian with Jason Hopkins Iii As sergeant of arms. This will he Williams second time As president of the organization i Hen Art Darden chapters in several Loc at ions on the fast exist Quot we have Over 200 members inc luding chapter members and at Large members a Williams said Williams said during her tenure she wants a major fundraising event a it s going to be a gospel sing Competition it is already in the works a Williams said. A we Haven to had a major fundraising event in several next year will be the 45th year of the alumni association. A we Are going to have a Hall of Fame induction ceremony a Williams said. Quot Well try to do the scholarship banquet the dance and All of if in one this year Renee Oates was voted alumni of the year. Us to i Wilox iting it it in z6s /b4/

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