Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Jun. 10, 2013 @ 05:06 PM

Lucy S. Jones

HENDERSON — Lucy Ann Stallings Jones, 73, of 5413 Ridgewood Heights Drive, Wilmington, formerly of Henderson, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Holland Stallings and Florence Jarrell Stallings.

Mrs. Jones was a retired employee of Carolina Power and Light Company. She attended Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Funeral services will be held today, June 11, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, conducted by the Rev. Cleveland Harrison. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

Surviving are her husband, Reid Harold Jones; her sister, Maxine S. Mangum of Henderson; and her brother, John H. “Buck” Stallings and wife, Nell, of Henderson. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Margaret S. Melton, Blanche S. Smith, Rose S. Matthews and Juanita S. Wilkins.

The family received friends Monday, June 10, 2013, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of Nell and Buck Stallings, 1775 Old Norlina Road, Henderson.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Ray Wilkins, Grant Smith, Ricky Stallings, Donald Ray Matthews, Rick Wilson, Dan Wilson, Barry Johnson and D.J. Matthews.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, c/o Janelle Jackson, 235 Yowland Road, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

Paid Obituary

 

Richard L. Mathews

HENDERSON — Richard Lee Mathews, age 90, a resident of Senior Citizens Nursing Home, and a former resident of Townsville and Rowland Street, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson.

Born on March 4, 1923, in Vance County, he was the son of the late George W. Mathews and Catherine Riggan Mathews. Richard was the oldest living member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church, where he formerly served as a lay leader and member of the choir. He also served in the prison ministry for the Gideons. He was a retired major of the Civil Air Patrol, where he served for 27 years. He retired from the Vance County Rescue Squad, of which he was a former chairman, and was one of the first to train EMT personnel. He was a former member of the Henderson Exchange Club and the former Kiwanis Golden K Club, of which he served as secretary.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, 2013, at 4 p.m., at Tabernacle United Methodist Church by the Rev. Kathryn Johnson and the Rev. Henry Lovelace. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Alma Holtzman Mathews of Senior Citizens Nursing Home; one sister, Doris M. Reavis of Warrenton; and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends Monday, from 3 until 4 p.m., at Tabernacle United Methodist Church.

Serving as active pallbearers were Johnny Riggan, Jerry Holtzman, Charles Holtzman, Kyle Holtzman, F.T. Wrenn and Justin Holtzman. Serving as honorary pallbearers were members of the Vance County Rescue Squad.

Flowers are accepted or contributions may be made to Tabernacle United Methodist Church, c/o Sylvia Anderson, P. O. Box 203, Townsville, NC 27584; or the Vance County Rescue Squad, c/o Mike Fisher, PO Box 402, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Paid Obituary

 

 

Dorothy F. King

HALIFAX — Dorothy Faucette King, 83, died Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral Wednesday, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.

Online condolences may be made at blaylockfh.com.

 

Maxine T. Newton

HENDERSON — Maxine Tharrington Newton, 93, a former resident of Carroll Road, Henderson, died Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Sunset Gardens.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.