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in THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, RALEIGH, N. WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1953. 9 Deaths and Funerals NICHOLAS C. WILLIAMS. Word has been received here the death Tuesday afternoon of Nicholas Carlton Williams, 70, at the Medical Center in Richmond, Va.

Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Small Funeral Home in Colonial Heights, Va. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Chester, Va. Surviving is a Clarence Davenport daugh: Clearwater, formerly of Raleigh. Mrs. W.

E. Williams, resides at 418 Cutler Street, Raleigh. MRS. SAVANNAH WEBSTER. Mrs.

Savannah Webster, 53, wife of Zack Webster, died late Monday night at Rex Hospital following a long illness. Mr. and Mrs. Webster resided on Wakefield Street here. The body was taken to Mrs.

Webster's former home in Haw River, and funeral service and burial will be there. Arrangements are awaiting word from her son, Charles Webster, who is on duty with the Navy in Japan. Surviving are her ters, Mrs. William Porter of Rahusband, her, son, and two daughleigh and Mrs. Edward Smith of Haw River.

MRS. ARLENA WINFREE. services will be held Wednesday at Goshen Methodist Church in Stokesdale for Mrs. Arlena Winfree 95, formerly of Stokesdale, who died Monday morning in Raleigh. The Rev.

Mr. Bustle will officiate. Mrs. Winfree is survived by two grandchildren, E. D.

Winfree of Raleigh, Route 5, and Mrs. E. D. White of Stokesdale; three great-grandehildren and two great-great-grandchildren. MRS.

NONNIE S. DICKENS. FUQUAY SPRINGS -Mrs. Nonnie S. Dickens, 86, died at Rex Hospital at 11:25 p.

Monday after a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted from Collins Grove Baptist Church near Fuquay Springs Wednesduy afternoon (Advertisement) EAT ANYTHING WITH FALSE TEETH If you have trouble with plates that slip, rock, cause sore gumstry Brimms Plasti-Liner One application makes plates fit snugly without powder or paste, because Brimms Plasti Liner hardens permanently to your plate. Relines and refits loose plates in a way no powder or paste can do. Even on old rubber plates you get good results six months to a year or longer, YOU ANYTHING! Simply lay soft strip of PlastiLiner on troublesome upper or lower. Bite and it molds perfectly.

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C. H. Norris and the Rev. E. E.

Johns, both of Wake Forest, and the Rev. J. L. Atkins of Fuquay will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body will remain at the home of her son, B. M. Dickens, until one hour before the funeral, when it will be taken to the church to lie in state. Surviving Mrs. Dickens are five B.

and C. J. Dickens, all of Fuquay Springs, C. R. Dickens of Knightdale and T.

T. Dickens of Varina; three daughters, Mrs. Elector Matthews of Fuquay Springs, Mrs. B. Womble of New Hill and Mrs.

F. A. O'Brien of Greensboro; one sister, Hettie Weaver; two brothers, E. and C. C.

Seagraves, all of Fuquay Springs; 53 grandchildren, and one 40 great child. grand- MRS. MIRIAM S. EASON. SMITHFIELD Mrs.

Miriam Starling 2, Eason, 75, of Smithfield, Route died at Johnston Memorial Hospital Tuesday at 5 a. m. She was the widow of J. W. Eason and daughter of the late Mr.

and Mrs. Daniel Starling Johnston County. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3 p. m. at Sanders Chapel Methodist Church, of which she was a member, by the pastor, assisted the Rev.

James L. Joyce, by the Rev. H. B. Baum of Kipling.

Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Smithfield. The body will be to the church an hour before, services. Mrs. Eason was a member of the Pomona Creech Home Demonstration Club. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs.

Leone V. Brown, My.rtle Beach, S. Ruffin Hill, Smithfield, Routers, Mrs. James R. Hamilton, Wilmington, Mrs.

Odell High, Wendell, Route 1, Mrs. Paul Lassiter, Four Oaks, Route three sons, W. J. Eason and Avery J. Eason, both of Smithfield, Route 0.

J. Eason, Newport News, five sisters, Mrs. John 1 Eason, Selma, Mrs. Pittman, Kenly, Mrs. Arthur Pittman, Selma, Mrs.

Will O'Neal, Mrs. Octavia Brown, Norfolk, three brothers, Luther Starling, Smithfield, Rufus Starling, Kenly, Walter Starling, Selma; 24 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. MRS. STELLA S. GRANT.

STANTONSBURG Mrs. Stella Shingleton Grant, 45, of Stantonsburg, Route 1, died at her home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. Surviving are five sons, Robert Lee, Ronald, Billie, Jimmie, Donnie Grant, all of Stantonsburg, Route Nelson Tyndall three of daughters, Goldsboro, Mrs. PEN PENNINGTON-SMITH SMITH Funeral Home 0. C.

Pennington Jas. W. Smith Ambulance Equipped With Oxygen Lonnie Jernigan of Stantonsburg, Carol Grant of Stantonsburg; two brothers, Carson of Stantonsburg, Route 2, and Sam Robert Shingleton of Stantonsburg; four sisters, Mrs. Robert Thorpe of Stantonsburg, Route 2, Mrs. Jessie Rose of LaGrange, Mrs.

Marvin Yelverton of Stantonsburg, Route 2, and Mrs. Alton Vick of Wilson, Route one grandchild. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p. m. at Stantonsburg Missionary Baptist Church conducted by the Rev.

Mr. Teeter, pastor. Burial will be in the Stantonsburg cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the services. MRS.

HATTIE K. MOORE. WHITEVILLE-Mrs. Hattie Belle Kersey Moore, 45, of Route 1, Whiteville, died Cancer Institute, Lumbertonariona day night. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m.

at Western Prong Baptist Church, with the Rev. V. P. Locke officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev.

W. S. Caudle. Interment will follow in Western Prong cemetery. Survivors are her husband, Moore; one son, Legrande Moore of Route 1, Whiteville; one daughter, her Mrs.

Dorothy Faulk of Nakina; mother, Mrs. J. of Clinton; brothers, Carl Kersey, James Kersey, J. C. Kersey, L.

C. Kersey and Burris Kersey, all of Clinton; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Sutton of Phoenix, and Mrs. Morrison Shipman and Mrs. Clyde Peterson, both of Wilming- ton; three grandchildren.

MRS. LULA G. FAIRCLOTH. SMITHFIELD Lula Gray Faircloth, 71, died at her home in Smithfield at 7:30 a a. m.

Monday. She was the wife of the Rev. H. R. Faircloth, a retired Free Will Baptist minister.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p. m. at the Free Will Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Earl Glenn, the pastor, assisted by the Rev. W.

H. Lancaster. Burial will follow in the Knollwood cemetery. The body will be carried to the church one hour before the funeral. Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Albert FairWashington, Herman cloth of Merry Oaks; four daughters, Mrs.

Earl Brown of Norfolk. Mrs. J. A. Collier of Hampton, Mrs.

Charles R. Gillespie of Fayetteville, Mrs. Leon Hardee of Smithfield; one halfbrother, Clem Gray of LaGrange. WALTER R. STEVENS.

and Peggy of the home; his parents Ambulance Service Dial 7743 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stevens of Air-Conditioned-Chapel Seats 150 People--Hammond Organ Southport; one brother, Fred Stevens of Willard; four sisters, EVEN THE HEMLINE. IS GOING UPBUT electricity is still DOWN Name it or number it-and you can bet it's up but NOT electricity! From hemlines to houses; from fabrics to foods; it's a battle of ballooning budgets for every family. One patch of blue in a gloomy sky is this: kilowatt hour of electric service you use every in your home costs you less today than in 1940.

Better still-if you're the average residential user of C. P. L. service, you pay less per KWH than the average for the nation. It takes skilled, loyal employees and customer-conscious management to keep your electric service cost down, in spite of rising costs.

Your neighbors at C. P. L. may not be experts at hemming UP a dress, but we're proud of the job we've done in holding DOWN the cost of electricity. CAROLINA POWER LIGHT COMPANY Walter Raleigh Stevens, 38, of Wallace, died unexpectedly the Pender County Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p. m. Wednesday by Dr. Eugene Poston. Interment will follow in Rockfish Cemetery in Wallace.

The body, will be taken from the home church one hour prior to services. In addition to his wife, the former Lorene Piner, he is survived by one son, Walter R. Stevens two daughters, Melba everyone can own a Pinking Shears the Antelope, feather-light pinking shears CINEMASCOPE SCREEN--The screen at the Village Theatre has doubled in size with the installation of a new Miracle Mirror Screen designed for the showing of "Cinemascope" pictures. The curved screen is 35 feet wide and 19 feet high. Theater Manager Philip N.

Nance, who stands before the screen in the above photo, says the Village today will present to Raleigh the latest in sound reproduction, Stereophonic sound, which will bring voices and background effects to the seats. Mrs. James Malpass of Burgaw, Mrs. Roy Heath of Wallace, Mrs. Wesley Johnson, Southport, Mrs.

Ralph Holland, Portland, Me. MRS. DORA BONHAM. BURGAW Mrs. Dora Bonham of the Charity, Cross Road community County died at her home Tuesday.

She was born in Duplin County in 1872, a daughter of James and Sarah Murphy Cottle. Funeral services will be conducted from the home Wednesat 3 p. m. officiate. Burial will fol- day The Rev.

Hoover Smith will low in the Clay Hill Cemetery near the home. Mrs. Bonham is survived by her husband, J. B. Bonham; one daughter, Mrs.

Maggie Bostic of Rose Hill; four sons, Colley of Wilmington, Herbert of Richmond, Wilbur and Henry Bonham of Rose Hill; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchil-1 dren. OLIVER H. MOFFITT. H. Moffitt, 63, retired carpenter, died Monday night in Veterans Hospital at Fayetteville.

He was a veteran of the War and is believed to Columbus American, the that last 1 surviving veteran of conflict. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Moffitt and his wife, the former Mae Gilliam, recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 4.p.

in the chapel of McKenzie mortuary by the Rev. D. A. Bowles. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery here.

Surviving besides are two daughters, Mrs. 'Minnie, Medlin of Florence, S. Mrs. Carrie of Hallsboro. WILLIAM G.

BOSWELL. WHITEVILLE- Funeral services for William Goodie Boswell, 72, of Route 4, Whiteville, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 at New Hope Baptist Church. The Rev. George Dowd, assisted by the Rev. J.

F. Gaddy, officiated. and burial was in the New Cemetery. Mr. Boswell died at his home Monday night.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carrie Black Boswell; eight sons, Dave, Ernest, Lawrence, Clarence, Elmer, Morris, all of Route 4, Whiteville, Lee of Wilmington, and R. C. of Whiteville; one daughter, Mrs. Vernon Thompson of Whiteville, one brother M.

G. Boswell of Whiteville: 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. MRS. MAUDE SUGG MEWBORN. LAGRANGE-Mrs.

Maude Sugg Mewborn, 72, died Tuesday at 10 a. at her home here. Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday at 3:30 p. with the Rev. Joshua Mewborn and the Rev.

R. L. Bame of LaGrange officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs.

Luther Cratt of Raleigh and Miss Sadie Ruth Mewborn of the home; one son, Cedric Mewborn of home. She was a daughter of the late Hardy P. and Sarah Whitted Sugg of Greene County. MISS MAGGIE V. GARRETT.

ELIZABETH CITY -Miss Maggie Virginia Garrett, 44, a former resident of Elizabeth City died Tuesday in Norfolk. She was the daughter of Sally McPherson and Charles E. Garrett and a member of the Lake Drummond Baptist Church. Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. B.

R. Winner, Mrs. S. C. Harrington, Mrs.

W. J. Miller and Mrs. Elsie G. Wilson, all of Norfolk: three brothers, S.

F. Garrett of Myrtle Beach, C. L. and F. W.

Garrett, both of Hickory, Va. Funeral services afternoon will be conducted Thursday at 2 o'clock in the DerryTwiford funeral chapel at Norfolk and burial will follow in the family cemetery at Northwest, Va. REV. M. E.

TYSON. CHAPEL HILL Funeral services for the Rev. M. Tyson, pastor of the Carrboro Methodist Church will be held in his church Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. with the Rev.

Key W. Taylor, the Rev. C. W. Goldston and Dr.

E. R. Hillman, officiating. Interment will be in the family plot at Farmville. Mr.

Tyson died at his home here Sunday night. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, six sons, three sisters, and three borthers. JOHN HYATT. FAIRMONT -John Hyatt, 57, died of a cerebral hemorrhage at 1 a.m. Monday in the veterans hospital at Fayetteville, where he had been a patient since July.

Surviving are two sons, James Hyatt of Austin, H. Lester of Henderson; two daughters, Mrs. Barnes of Rowland and' Mrs. Roy C. Johnson of St.

Pauls; three step- children, John and Grady Hyatt of Lumberton and Thad of Jacksonville, two brothers, Harvey of St. Pauls and Emerson of Lumberton. JOHN T. JACKSON. FAYETTEVILLE- John T.

Jackson, 75, died at his home Tuesday afternoon. He is survived by his wife, who before her marriage was Lula Cochran, Gardner a daughter, Mrs. Florrie of Elm City; a son, Charlie T. Jackson of Cameron; seven grandchildren. Mr.

Jackson was a resident of Hamlet, before moving to Fayetteville 10 years ago to make his home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Second Baptist Church by the Rev. C. R. Johnson and burial will be in Cross Creek Cemetery.

WILLIAM H. ROCKINGHAM Funeral ices for William Haywood Daniels 75, who died morning, will be held at the Watson King chapel Wednesday at 10 a. Burial will be in Mizpah cemetery. Mr. Daniels, son of the and Mrs.

W. H. Daniels, is survived by one son, William Monroe Daniels of Upper Darby, and two daughters, Mrs. Della E. MeQuage and Mrs.

Mae Greco of Kenneth Square, three grandchildren. JOHN SAMUEL OVERMAN. ELIZABETH CITY Funeral services for John Samuel Overman, 70, who died Monday in a Raleigh hospital, will be conducted at 4:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Twiford funeral home chapel in Elizabeth City by the Rev. Charles Brown, pastor of Free Will Baptist Church, assisted by Dr. R.

W. Kicklighter, pastor of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in the new Hollywood Cemetery. JOHN NEDDER. WELDON-John Nedder, 70, died Roanoke Rapids Hospital Tuesday morning.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Johns Catholic Church by Father James Teblin and burial will be in Cedarwood cemetery in Roanoke Rapids. Mr. Nedder was born in Lebanon, Syria and came to this country as a young man. He was proprietor of a local grocery store until his health failed a few years ago.

There are no immediate survivors. ROBERT LAMM. LUMBERTON Robert Lamm, 71, died in a hospital here Monday night. Surviving are three sons Jack of New Bern, Robert Lee of Wilson and Jake Lamm of Aiken, s. one daughter, Mrs.

Vivian Jones of Wilson; one brother, George Lamm of Wilson; one sister, Mrs. Cora Ellis of Pembroke. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 4 p. at Yelverton Funeral Home in Wilson. Burial will follow in the Fountain Cemetery.

WILLIAM MELVIN BUNCH. ELIZABETH CITY Funeral services for William Melvin Bunch, 41, who died Monday at the Albemarle Hospital, will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church by Dr. R. W. Kicklighter, pastor, assisted by Howard James, pastor of the First Christian Church.

Burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery with Masonic rites at the graveside by Eureka Lodge No. 317 AF and AM. MRS. SARAH T. ARMSTRONG.

ELIZABETH CITY Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Twiford Armstrong, 32, a native of Dare County and resident at Oceana, Va. who died Sunday in the Bethesda Hospital, Washington, D. will be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Derry-Twiford funeral home at Norfolk by Chaplain David Spalding at Oceana, Va. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery at Elizabeth City.

EWING S. (RAY) MORGAN. SELMA-Ewing S. (Ray) Morgan, husband of the former Gladys Corbett of Selma, died at his home in Washington Monday morning of a heart attack. He was employed by the Federal Government as a certified public accountant.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday in Washington. Surviving besides his widow are several brothers and sisters. JOHN C.

DALRYMPLE. FRANKLIN News has been received in the city of the death of John C. Dalrymple of Franklin on Tuesday. Mr. Dalrymple is survived by four sons, William N.

of Franklin, Lyle A. of Raleigh, Paul J. of Asheville, and John of Dunn; one daughter, Mrs. Morris Smith of Raleigh. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at Mount Zion Baptist church.

PETE HARRISON. WILSON Funeral services for Pete Harrison will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. at Hunts funeral home conducted by Dr. Cecil A.

Jarman, pastor of the First Christian Church of Wilson. Burial will be in the Stantonsburg Cemetery. HENRY GUTHRIE. MOREHEAD CITY- -Henry Guthrie, 84, died Tuesday in Morehead City Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.

m. at the home, conducted by the Rev. Leon Couch. MRS. MARY E.

BAREFOOT. NEWTON GROVE-Mrs. Mary E. Barefoot. 79, of Newton Grove, died at her home Tuesday at 3 p.

m. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. State Wants to Sell 38-Foot Motor Boat The "Albemarle," once the pride of the State's Commercial Fisheries Division fleet, is up for sale to the highest bidder. Director David Holton of the Division of Purchase and Contract says the Department of Conservation and Development and its commercial fisheries officials report the "Albemarle" has outlived its usefulness. She now lies at the U.

S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hatchery dock a few miles south of Edenton on US 17. A 38.8-foot wooden vessel with a 11.8-foot beam, she was built in 1938 at Sealevel. Prospective buyers may obtain bid forms by applying to P. H.

Barnes, the Division of Purchase and Contract surplus property engineer. Bids will be opened at 2 p. on October 20. A former member of the fisheries fleet, the was sold about two years ago for $33,000. Great Smokies Visitors.

The Great Smoky Mountains tional Park had more visitors this than last. Park headSeptember, reported 191,554 visitors this September as compared with 156,344 in September 1952, an increase of 35,210. So high carbon steel bladas, protected steel covers of baked, chip- enamel through materials, leaving So Practical Cuts now only $1.98 clean, even pinked edges that are fray-proof and permanent Handsomely Packaged FULLY GUARANTEED Buy Now For Christmas Gifts Antelope QUANTITIES ARE VERY LIMITED- Mail Order Order now while they last. Coupon Efird's Department Store, Raleigh, N. C.

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