The R-C News-Herald Obituaries for March 18, 2004

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Ellen Staton

SANFORD – Ellen Douglas Boone Staton, 85, a native of Northampton County, died March 15, 2004 at her home.

A graveside services was conducted Wednesday at Buffalo Cemetery. Miller-Boles Funeral Home was in charge. Memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1602 Westover Dr., Sanford, NC 27330.

Mrs. Staton was a charter member of the Suzanne Reeves Literary Club and a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.

Survivors include her husband, William &uot;Bill&uot; W. Staton; two sons, W. Wayne Staton of Sanford and Allyn Moore Staton of Raleigh; one brother, Rogers J. Boone of Jackson; and one sister, Camilla B. Turner of Jackson.

Carroll C. Goodman

GATES – Rev. Carroll C. Goodman, 68, a native of Gates, died March 14, 2004, at Louise Obici Hospital.

A funeral will be conducted at 12 noon Thursday at New Piney Wood Chapel Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Curry. Burial will be in the Goodman family cemetery. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

Goodman retired from Wilson Pines Apt. He was a member of New Piney Wood Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Eva Goodman; one son, Carl Goodman of Eure; three daughters, Veronica Goodman of Gates; Shelia Talley of Suffolk, Va., and Angela Goodman of Norfolk; one brother, Claude Goodman of Philadelphia, Pa.; one sister, Anna Mae Jennings of Philadelphia, Pa.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Mahalia A. Foreman

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Mahalia Ann Foreman, 57, a native of Bertie County, died March 14, 2004, at her residence.

A funeral will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Riddick Funeral Service, 1225 Norview Ave., by the Rev. Donald Gaffney. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday and other times at 2532 Vincent Ave.

She retired from Lake Taylor Hospital.

Survivors include her mother, Lucy G. Freeman James; sisters, Doris L. Ferguson and Ella Freeman Clemons; and two brothers, Joseph Freeman and Michael Freeman.

Rosa Moody

GARYSBURG – Rosa Moody, 67, of Tampa, Florida and formerly of Garysburg, died March 13, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa.

A visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday with the service following at 3 p.m. in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home by the Rev. Elbert Lee. H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids, is in charge.

Turner C. Weaver

LEWISTON – Turner Clarence Weaver, died March 11, 2004, at University Health Systems, Greenville.

A funeral was conducted Sunday at Woodville Plains Baptist Church, Lewiston, by the Rev. Robert Walton. Burial was in the family cemetery. Reynolds Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

Survivors include his parents, Gene & Lottie Weaver of Lewiston; three brothers, Dorian M. Weaver of Lewiston, Andre Jones of Ahoskie and Anthony Weaver of Jacksonville, Fla.; and hree sisters, Valerie Weaver-Wiggins of Ahoskie, Dawn Weaver of Lewiston and Angela E. Weaver of Virginia.

Johnnie Holloman

AHOSKIE – Johnnie Webb Holloman, died March 15, 2004, at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.

A funeral will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday at New Ahoskie Baptist Church by the Rev. Michael Holloman. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Ahoskie. Reynolds Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

He was a member of New Ahoskie Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Rosetta Holloman; six sons, Leon Holloman of Portsmouth, Va., Roy D., Larry, Johnnie and Jimmy Holloman, all of Ahoskie and William Holloman of Forrestville, Md.; two daughters, Rosemary H. Peters of Upper Marlboro and Maxine H. Jackson of Durham; one brother, James Holloman of Ahoskie; 23 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Vicki D. Robinson

ROCKY MOUNT – Vicki Denise Robinson, 35, died March 16, 2004, at South Village Nursing Center, Rocky Mount.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. H.D. Pope Funeral Home is in charge.

George B. Tyrone

WELDON – George Bernard &uot;Bo&uot; Tyrone, 54, died March 16, 2004.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. H.D. Pope Funeral Home is in charge.

C. Horton Godwin

HIGH POINT – Clarence Horton Godwin, 61, of High Point, NC, died Sunday, March 14, 2004 at High Point Regional Hospital.

He was born June 23, 1942 in Cofield, NC, son of Troy Haynes Godwin and Tamar Horton Godwin.

He graduated from Atlantic Christian College in 1964 and married his wife Helen that same year.

He was a Certified Public Accountant with the firm of Dixon Hughes PLLC for 38 years and had retired in 2003 to spend more time with family and friends.

Member of the Board of Directors and Secretary of North Carolina Association of CPA’s.

Chairman of Manage-ment of Accounting Practice Committee and Tax Account-ing Symposium Committee of the North Carolina Association of CPA’s.

Member of Tax Committee of Associated Ac-counting Firms International.

President of High Point Estate Planning Council.

President and member of Board of Directors of Furni-tureland Rotary Club.

Trea-surer of String & Splinter Club.

Served on various committees of High Point Chamber of Commerce.

Member of Board of Visitors of High Point University.

Served on Fund Raising committees of High Point Arts Council and United Way.

Member of High Point Toastmasters.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and a beloved member of the High Point community.

He loved everyone unconditionally.

He never met a stranger and everyone he met soon became his friend.

He loved playing tennis and golf with his beautiful wife Helen and many of his wonderful friends.

He enjoyed hiking the Appala-chian Trail and was always looking for his next hiking companion with whom he could share the experience.

He was often seen working in his yard, which was always so spectacular.

He never waited for life to come to him.

Horton is survived by his wife Helen Monk Godwin; his son Jeffrey Neal Godwin of Central, SC; his daughter Margi Godwin Strickland and her husband Mike of Apex, NC; one sister, Alice Paige Jenkins of Aulander, NC; two brothers, Troy Haynes God-win, Jr. and his wife Patrise of Cofield, NC, and James Earl Godwin and his fianc\u00E9e Deb McKinney of Kill Devil Hills, NC; his twin grandchildren born Tuesday, March 9, 2004, Charleston Godwin Strickland and Isabella Bijou Strickland; and his father-in-law, Dr. Timothy Archie Monk, who was like a father to him.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 2:00 PM Wed-nesday, March 17, 2004 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with The Rev. John J. Kelly, O. S. F. S., celebrant.

The family received friends 7:00-9:00 PM Tuesday at Cumby Family Funeral Ser-vice, High Point.

Active pallbearers were Charles Brockmann,

Adrian Delk, Dr. Jim Errico, Brad Frazier, Wayne Mabe and Bill McGuinn.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Furnitureland Rotary Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Habitat for Humanity of High Point, P. O. Box 6675, High Point, NC 27262 or to The Rotary Club of Furnitureland, P. O. Box 785, High Point, NC 27261

On-line memorials through

Daniel T. Bland

Daniel Thurston Bland, a native of Roanoke Rapids, NC, he lived in Walstons-burg, NC, died Thursday, March 11, 2004. Age 78.

A memorial service was conducted Saturday, March 13, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church. Visitation was after the service at the church.

Survivors include wife, Joyce P. Bland of the home; two daughters, Rhonda B. Worrell and Cynthia D. Bland;

one grandson, Eric D. Worrell,

the mother of his daughters, Dorothy E. Bland, all of Colerain, NC; one brother in Chesapeake, Va.; and two sisters in Fla.