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C4 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23. 2003 To report an obituary, cal 232-5966 ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES OBITUARIES CITIZEN-TIMES.com FUNERALS TCSAY Name, Rgsidenc Time Location Freida Beaver, Murphy 2 p.m. New Martins Creek Baptist Jewel Benfield, Nebo 11 a.m. Westmoreland Brian Billings, Candler 3 p.m. Anders-Rice Mabel Brackett, Hendersonville 2 p.m. St. Paul's Episcopal Donald Brownhevilte 1 1 a.m. Groce United Methodist Sylvia Fogg, Asheville 2 p.m. Riverside Cemetery Linda Greene. Morganton 3 p.m. Mount Home Baptist Daisie Hines, Rutherfordton 11a.m. New Hope United Methodist Pauline Hiserman, Marion 10 a.m. Western Carolina Veterans ' Cemeteo . Ernest Hoglen, Waynesville Noon Wells, Waynesville RubHuskinsakwsvilei 11a.m. Webb, Spruce Pine Charles Hyatt Jr., Asheville 3 p.m. Brown Temple CME Richard "Dick" Kehn, Cultowhee 10 a.m. Cashiers Baptist MylVtatthews 3 p.m. Kirksey Charles Lewis, Rutherfordton 3 p.m. Second Baptist Elizabeth Lincoln, Black Mountain 2 p.m. Warren Wilson Presbyterian Vernon Lind, Bryson City 11a.m. Macon Ernest MacLure, Asheville 2 p.m. West, Weaverville Berry Massey, Spring Creek 2 p.m. Madison - William McCall, Hendersonville 1 p.m. Shepherd Memorial Park Zilla McMahan, Sylva 11a.m. Fairview Memorial Gardens Teresa Merrill, Morganton 7 p.m. Sossoman Virginia Ollary, Asheville 1 1 a.m. Calvary Episcopal, Fletcher Nola Pendley, Spruce Pine 2 p.m. Webb Com an Rothrock, Cantonment Fla . 10 a.m. Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens Daniel Santibanez, Columbus 4 p.m. Polk Memorial Gardens James 'Jim Sawyer, Waynesville 2 p.m. Wells, Waynesville Jimmy Skelton, Asheville 11 a.m. Anders-Rice Para "Polly' Sutton, Franklin 2 p.m. Bryant Bud Taylor, Alexander 11 a.m. Madison Almeta Tweed, Candler 1 p.m. Groce, Patton Avenue Amos Worley, Sylva 2 p.m. Melton-Riddle For information on The Citizen-Times' obituary policy, contact Carol Terrell at (828) 232-5966 or OBITSCmZEM-TlMES.com. Obituaries that contain U.S. flags are to recognize the service of veterans. For "tn Memory OT or "Card of Thanks" information, please contact Kelly Allen at (828) 232-5925. COMAN WENDELL ROTHROCK CANTONMENT, Fla. - Com an Wendell Rothrock Jr., 82, of Cantonment, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2jaci- zuua. uoman was corn SsssSj in Winston-Salem, N.C., and and raised in Asheville, N.C. The funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, 1985 W. Nine Mile Road. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery. PAULINE HISERMAN MARION Pauline Owensby Hiserman, 81, of Marion, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Billie Hisennan, and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain. Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family. ROSALIE CASE MAXWELL HENDERSONVrLLE - Rosalie Case Maxwell, 98, of Hendersonville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Life Care Center of Hendersonville. She was a native and current resident of Henderson County, the daughter of the late Jonathan and Julia Case and wife of the late Rev. Forest C. Maxwell. A son, Eddy Lee Maxwell, also preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Abe Forest Maxwell and his wife, Elladene Johnson Maxwell, of Worthington, Ohio, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, at Hendersonville First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions marked Services for the Blind may be made payable to the Henderson County Department of Social Services, 246 2nd Ave. East, Hendersonville, NC 28792, attention: Libby McDonald. Arrangements are by Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors. WILEY P. FRANKLIN CHAPEL HILL - Wiley P. Franklin, 88, formerly of Carrboro and Roxboro, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at Universal Health Care. He is survived by his daughter ,and son-in-law, Linda Franklin and Don Lisnerski of Asheville, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 21, in Chapel Hill. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. GEORGE GONZALEZ ASHEVILLE - George Gonzalez, 67, of 100 Cheerio Lane, Apartment C76, Asheville, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, in the chapel of Asheville Area Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services, 702 Riverside Drive, Asheville. Call 258-8274. PALMA PAPPALARDO ETOWAH - Palma D'Angelo Pappalardo, 88, of Etowah, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. She was the wife of Sal Pappalardo. The funeral services will be held at 1 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, In the chapel of Moore Funeral Home in Brevard. Memorials may be made to KOLA, 19 Carolina Ave., Brevard, NC 28712. RU3Y C. HUSKINS BAKERSVILLE - Ruby Conley Huskins, 87, of Slage Road, Bakersville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine with visitation one hour prior to the services. Burial will be tn Snow Hill Baptist Church cemetery. WILLIAM H. McCALL GREENSBORO - William H. McCall, 85, of Greensboro, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at Masonic & Eastern Star Home in Greensboro.. He was a native of Henderson County and lived in Hendersonville and Greensboro throughout his life. He was an Army veteran serving during World War II. He was a member of the Yadkins Falls Lodge 637 AF & AM and Cummings United Methodist Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Helen McCall of Greensboro; son, Chris McCall and his wife, Linda, of Rouge Mont; daughter, Kay Fetner and her husband, Ashley, of Asheboro; and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shepherd Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, Hendersonville, with the Rev. Jerry Evans officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206 and Chapter 14 of the DAV. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405, or to WNC Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 31 College Place, Suite D-320, Asheville, NC 28801. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center, Hendersonville, is in charge of the arrangements. MARY SUE BRYANT GROOMS WAYNESVILLE - Mary Sue Bryant Grooms, 88, of Waynesville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Autumn Care of Waynesville. The graveside services will be held at noon Wednesday at Crabtree Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday prior to the services at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville. An online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.wellsfuneralhome.com. BEULAH FRAOY SYLVA - Beulah Oliver Frady of Sylva died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, in Skyland Care Center. Melton-Riddle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. GAY G. CARTER HENDERSONVILLE - Gay G. Carter, 90, of 602 Brookside Camp Road, Hendersonville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. He was a native of Madison County and lived several years in Marietta, S.C. Blue Ridge Funeral Service, Mars Hill, will announce the arrangements. GUYNELL DOBBINS B0ST1C - Mrs. Guynell White Dobbins, 89, of 335 Walls Church Road, Bostic, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at White Oak Manor in Rutherfordton. Arrangements will be announced by Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home. Updates on service announcements can be found online at www.washburndorsey.com. Of' AlmeU Tweed fab ALMETA TWEED CANDLER - Almeta Tweed, 78, of 1 Tall Oaks Drive, Candler, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at her home. Mrs. Tweed was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Harley Snelson and Julia Sluder. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Tweed, who died in 1996; a son, Robert Tweed Jr.; a brother, Junior Snelson; a grandson, Victor Tweed; and a granddaughter, Tracy Renee McDonald. She was retired from Singer Kearfott and was a member of First Baptist Church, Swannanoa. She is survived by two daughters, Patricia T. Plemmons and her husband, Donald, of Alpharetta, Ga., and Shirley T. McDonald of Oteen; son, Larry Tweed Sr. and his wife, Brenda, of Candler; two sisters, Juanita Warren of Candler and Anita Smith of Daytona Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, Jeff Tweed, Vicki King, Wendy Greene, Eric McDonald and Jennifer and Donny Plemmons; and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Dennis Thurman and Jim Moore officiating. Burial will be at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home and at other times will be at the residence, 1 Tall Oaks Drive, Candler. The memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.grocefuneralhome.com. JIM H.MORRIS HENDERSONVILLE - James Henry Morris, 76, of Hendersonville, died Sunday, Dec. 21,2003. He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and the son of the late Lenoir Morris and Janie Leslie Morris. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lois Rogers Moms, and a brother, Leo Morris. He retired from Ecusta Corp. after 40 years in export packing. He was a member of Hedrick-Rhodes V.F.W. Post 5206 and Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77 in Hendersonville. He served in the Navy during World War II and was of the Baptist denomination. He is survived by his daughter, Peggy Loflin of Hendersonville, along with several nieces and nephews. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shepherds Church Street Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. Thos Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements. JESSIE NELL BLYE FRANKLIN - Jessie Nell Blye, 80, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003. She is survived by her brother, E.G. Burston of Franklin, and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, in the chapel of Bryant Funeral Home. Pastor Lessie Williams, the pastor of Church of God of Prophecy in Canton, will officiate. CHARLES EUBANKS BREVARD - Charles Russell Eubanks, 80, of Brevard, died Sunday, Dec. 21,2003. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cathys Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home. CHARLES LEWIS RUTHERFORDTON - Charles Robert Lewis, 73, of Rutherfordton, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at his home. The funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church of Rutherfordton. Burial will be in Rutherford City Cemetery. The family received friends Monday at McMahan's Funeral Home Inc. FREIDA 'PETE' BEAVER MURPHY - Freida Mae "Pete" Beaver, 77, of Cherokee County, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Martins Creek Baptist Church in Murphy. The family received friends Monday at Townson Rose Funeral Home. LE0NA RUTH MILLIKEN ASHEVILLE - Leona Ruth Milliken, 76, of Asheville, died Sunday, Dec. 21,2003. Asheville Area Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services, 702 Riverside Drive, Asheville, is assisting the family. , Sylvia Fogg SYLVIA TWIF0RD FOGG ASHEVILLE - Sylvia Twiford Carr Fogg, formerly of Asheville, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, in Casa Grande, Ariz. Mrs. ' Fogg was a native of Asheville and lived here until 1966, when she was promoted to the corporate headquarters of Gerber Products Co., Fremont, Mich., to be editor of company publications and company historian. She established the first company archives. She had first joined Gerber in 1958, when construction began on the Asheville plant, and took early retirement after 20 years with the company. While in Asheville, Mrs. Fogg was active with many civic projects and was the recipient of a Presidential award for her work with Hire the Handicapped. Delta Airlines honored her with the Order of the Flying Orchid and she was included in Foremost Women in Communication, 2000 Women of Achievement (published in England) and several editions of Who's Who of American Women. She served as organizing president of the David Vance Chapter, Children of the American Revolution, and was active in music circles, civic theater and the Business and Professional Womens Club. She began her career as a writer, serving as a correspondent for the Asheville Citizen during her high school years. She was the great-granddaughter of Civil War Brig. Gen. (and Congressman) Robert B. Vance and the niece of the late Buncombe County Commissioner John C. Vance. She moved to Casa Grande in 1984 and became active in various organizations there. She served on the board of directors of Against Abuse Inc., the Pinal County Fine Arts Council and the GFWC Womans Club of Casa Grande. She is survived by her husband, Daniel A. Fogg, P.E.; daughter, Nancy Carr Sumner Porter of Dallas, N.C.; stepdaughter, Marcie Fogg Manley of Chico, Calif.; and five grandchildren. The graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Frank King officiating. Memorials may be sent to Against Abuse Inc., P.O. Box 10733, Casa Grande, AZ 85230, or to Grace Episcopal Church, 871 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804. The memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.grocefuneralhome.com. ISLEAN RAY BURNSVILLE - Islean Ray, 97, of the Pleasant Gap community, Burnsville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, in Spruce Pine Brian Center. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel K. and Joanna Young Ray. She retired from the Yancey County School System as a teacher with 45 years of service. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Belvia Ray, Ola Mae Young, Flaude Wilson, Tee Young and Gertrude Ray, and five brothers, Champ, Brant, Lyda, J. Biss and Fred Ray. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Gap Baptist Church, of which she was a lifelong member, having been a Sunday school teacher most of her adult life. The Rev. Richard Sullins will officiate. Burial will be in Fred Young Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church. Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. CLAUDE 'PETE' HODGE FOREST CITY - Claude "Pete" Hodge, 87, of Forest City, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at Rutherfordton Hospital. The graveside serv-T5$9 ices will be held at 1 1 si a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Park with military rites. McMahan's Funeral Home, Rutherfordton, is in charge of the arrangements. EVELYN A. THOMAS HAYESVILLE - Evelyn A. Thomas, 83, of Hayesville, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at her residence. Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. MAURICE MORRILL CULLOWHEE - Maurice Morrill of Cullowhee died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, in Haywood Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Melton-Riddle Funeral Home, Sylva, is In charge of the arrangements. Former film star Hope Lange dies at 70 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Actress Hope Lange, who earned an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in the 1957 film "Peyton Place" and won two Emmys for playing the lead in TV's "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," has died at age 70. Lange died Friday at Saint John's Health Center after suffering an infection caused by an intestinal inflammation knoviS as f. ti . j Hop Lange ischemic colitis, said her husband, Charles Hollerith, a former theatrical producer and vice president of the Actors' Fund of America. Lange starred in dozens of films and television shows over a decades-long career and appeared with some of Hollywood's top actors. Her big screen credits included "The Best of Everything" in 1959 with Crawford; "The young ' in 1958 with Miirlon Joan Lions Brando, "Wild in the Country" in 1961 with Elvis Presley, and "Peyton Place" with Lana Turner. In the risque "Peyton Place," Lange had second billing to Turner, portraying a teen from the wrong side of the tracks who is raped by her stepfather and then is accused of murdering him. Lange combined good looks and acting prowess, said actor Don Murray, who was married to her for several years in the 1950s. ' John North Jr. JOHN ROBERT NORTH JR. ASHEVILLE - John Robert North Jr., 65, of 573 Deaverview Road, Asheville, died Sunday, Dec. 21. 2003, at his home. Mr. North was a native of Buncombe County and a son of the late John Robert North Sr. 1 ys. J and Amanda Lenoa J I Brown North. He was .W.MWV ..V... t..V W..J of Asheville Sanitation Department. He is survived by his wife, Linda Brooks North; two daughters, Terrie North and Tammy North; five sons, Randy North, Ricky North, Jason North, Jerry North and Larry North; two sisters, Janet North and Betty Jean Warf; brother, George Edward North; and 13 grandchildren. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Grace Funeral Home with the Revs. Homer Moore and Bill Higgins officiating. Burial will be at Pisgah View Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to the Emma Resource Center, 37 Brickyard Road, Asheville, NC 28806. The memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.grocefuneralhome.com. RICHARD 'DICK' KEHN CULLOWHEE - Richard L "Dick" Kehn, 68, a loving husband, father and grandfather, of Mill Creek Road, Cullowhee, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at his residence after a brief illness. A native of Warren, Ohio, he lived in Jackson County for more than 23 years. He was the son of the late Ralph and Mary Miller Kehn. He was a friend to all who knew him. He was an avid outdoors-man, retired Army veteran and member of Cashiers Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Gwen Schlarb Kehn, and a son, Donald Kehn. He is survived by his wife of four years, Evelyn Ralston Kehn; two daughters, Diana Miller and husband, Christopher, and Julia Little and husband, Nelson, of Houston; son, Dale Kehn of Weatherford, Texas; brother, Anthony "Tony" Kehn of Sarasota., Fig.; and six grandchildren. The funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cashiers Baptist Church with the Rev. Art Fowler officiating. Burial will be held at noon Monday, Dec. 29, at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain. The family will receive friends fol-lowing the services at the church. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 925, Sylva, NC 28779. Melton-Riddle Funeral Home, Sylva, is in charge of the arrangements. HERMAN SPR0USE WEAVERVILLE - Herman Sprouse, 70, of Sprouse Town Road, Weaverville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21,2003. Mr. Sprouse was a member of Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Will and Ethel Sprouse, and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Gertrude Sprouse and Mayzola Reynolds, and brothers, Zelrow Sprouse, Luther Sprouse, Perk Sprouse, Floyd Sprouse and Lloyd Sprouse. He is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years, Alma Sprouse; son, Randy Sprouse and wife, Lynette Sprouse, of Ashburn, Va.; daughter, Rita Ramsey and husband, Jimmy Ramsey, of Marshall; sister, Vonnie Lee Elkins; and grandchildren, Kyle Sprouse, Jessica Sprouse and Katie Ramsey. The funeral services will be held at 1 1 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Madison Funeral Home. The Revs. Claude Surrett, Howard Self and Larry Sprouse will officiate. Burial will follow in Refuge Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. DAISIE HINES RUTHERFORDTON - Daisie Scruggs Hines, 84, of Rutherfordton, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at her home. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family received friends Monday at McMahan's Funeral Home Inc. LLOYD MOORE MARION - Lloyd Lincoln Moore, 84, of Marion, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kirksey Funeral Home. : v 4, ' ' Willie Kuyker WILLIE BEATRICE KUYKER MARSHALL - Willie Beatrice Kuyker, 91, of Bone Camp Road, Marshall, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, in a local health-care facility. Mrs. Kuyker was a lifelong resi dent of Madison County and a member of Madison County Extension Home Makers Association for more than 40 years. She was also a member of Bull Creek Missionary Baptist Church for more than 80 years. She was the daughter of the late Billy Edwards and Nancy Sircy Edwards. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fletcher Kuyker sisters, Nora Brown and Annis Griffin; and brothers, Orvill Edwards, Luther Edwards, Kenneth Edwards, Dennis Edwards and Willard "Bill" Edwards. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bull Creek Baptist Church with nephews of Mrs. Kuyker and the Revs. Keith Edwards and Larry Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Madison Funeral Home, 1750 N.C. 213, Marshall. ARBUTUS H. ROBERTS CANTON - Arbutus Holden Roberts, born June 12, 1918, traveled home Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, to her husband, Roy Holden, who went home to our Lord on Dec. 14, 1975. The graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Enka. An online memorial register is available at Obituaries at www.wellsfuneralhome.com. DANIEL SANTIBANEZ COLUMBUS - Daniel Santibanez, 6, of Columbus, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003. He was the son of Tomas and Maria Santibanez and a first grade student at Tryon Elementary School. The graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon. ERIC NICHOLSON ASHEVILLE - Eric Nicholson, 63, of 1722 Old Haywood Road, Lot 5, Asheville, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the home of his sister, 1 722 Old Haywood Road, Lot 1 . Asheville Area Alternative Funeral & Cremation Services, 258-8274, is assisting the family. GEORGE MARSDEN WALLIS JR. LEBANON, Tenn. George Marsden Wallis Jr., 77, of Lebanon, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, after a long illness. Mr. Wallis was born March 29, 1926, in Biltmore, N.C. A 1943 graduate of Lee H. Edwards High School in Asheville, he attended UNC-Chapel Hill, in the officers can didacy program for the Navy. From early childhood through high school he worked on the farm at Biltmore Estate. After moving to Florida in the late 1940s, he worked for Sorrells Brothers, a large citrus and produce operation in Arcadia, Fla. He was a member of the Florida Farm Bureau and First Baptist Church of Arcadia, where he was an ordained deacon. He is survived by his wife, Camilla Funderburk Wallis of Lebanon; son, George Marsden Wallis III and his wife, Lisa, of Lebanon; daughter, Sarah Marcille Wallis of Port Charlotte, Fla.; brother, Charles Wallis and wife, Alice, of Weaverville, N.C; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Etta Dillingham and George Marsden Wallis, and a sister, Margaret Wallis Haile. The funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 19, at Joshua Creek Cemetery in Arcadia, Fla. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163. ELIZABETH ADALEE STYLES CANTON - Elizabeth Adalee Styles of Canton, a well-known Haywood County educator and teacher, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Haywood Lodge and Retirement Center. CrawfordRay Funeral Home is caring for the Styles family and will announce the arrangements. "3 Any size double hung window installed 828.684.6334 Thinking . Cremation Consult your Cremation Specialist Asheville Area ,' 7C2 Riverside Dr?" Alternative Funeral & f At.hc;vi!!o, NC J Cremation Services, LLC (R20) 8274

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