North Carolina Newspapers

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TNO Dec 27 Mary* pri
vate Roger A. Sherherd son
cf Mr. and Mti. (iaitht f Shep
herd of Route 3. Burnsville.
N. C.. was graduated from
eight weeks of recruit train
irg at the Mar ne Corps Re
cruit DejtK here.
He will now undergo about
three weeks of individual
con» training and then, af
ter have at home, will report
to h's first Marine Corps as
The intensified Marine re
cruit training emphasis s
rigid physical cond'tioning ami
survivrl techniques, both at
sea and ashore, to develop
self-confidence and endurance.
Marksmanship with the IK-14
rifle and 45-ealibre p'stoi are
equally stressed, and close
order drill instils the tr*-
di'ions of Marine Corps
A thorough study of hasic
miFtary subjecta; hygiene;
first aid and sanitation; and
the customs, courteses, his
tory and mission of the Mar
ine Corps serve to nolish the
new Maine's recruit educa
tion and prenare him to Join
Marine combat foreea
School P.T.A.
To /Reef
The Burnsville Elementary
PTA w 11 meet Tuesday night,
Jan. 17, at 7:30 p. m. in the
school auditorium.
The program will be pre
sented by Mr. D. Q. McClure,
Driver L'cense Examiner, who
will talk on safety. Mrs Mar
garet Tyner, Chmn., will mod
erate the program.
Hostesses for the evening
are Mrs Charles Ray. Chmn.,
Mrs. James Gardner. Mrs.
John Oil is, Mrs Heburn
Layell, Mrs Paul Wooten.
Barasvillt, K.C.
Mrs. H*lta Edvards
Mis. Helen Sophronia Edw
ards. 82. widow of Dr. C. P.
Edwards, Sr., died . Tuesday.
Jan 3. in a Kingsport.. Term,
hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Burnsville m 1884.
Mia. Edwar’s had lived there
18 yean. She was a member
of First Baptist Church of
Burming are so--r daugh
ters. Mrs. Robert W. Adams
of Knoxville, Mrs. W. B.
Greene. Mrs. Isabelle Johnson
and Mrs Wiley H. Weaver,
all of Kinrsport, four sons,
C P Jr James and Lloyd
1 Edv- - a t> 0 f K ngsvon;
sister- Mrs B B. Bible
Mrs K jfv B Bynl bop
» 4 A<ii ■ -:li 13
ren and ;•* great cmn>ich:M
Services were field at ? p.
r» Thur-tsv in the <tiar-> v ,f
Funeral Home.
The Rev William J Piudue *
off elated nm b-nal «»< in t
Kingsport cemetery.
Mrs. Thaars lyrd
Mrs. Thomas Ray Byrd. 78,
of 27 Busbee Rd-. RJtmore
FOrest, died at 2:45 p. m. Fri
day in a local hospital after
a long illness.
Mis. Byrd, was bom Kitty
Lea Burton, in Cane River,
of the late Augus
tus Zebulon and Helen Neill
Burton. Bhe was Ole widow of
Thomas Ray Byrd, who died
in 1929.
Surviving are two daugh
ters, Mia. W. D McKee of
Asheville and Mia. Donald 8.
Peterkin of Long Island, N.
Y.: a son, Thomas R. Byrd <jf
Baltimore Md.; a tUber, Mrs.
Bernard Bible of Asheville!
and five grandchildren.
Private graveside services
were conducted tin Lewis
Memorial Park by the Rev.
John W. Tuton, rector of
Trinity Episcopal Church.
Mrs. Martha Lewis
Mrs. Martha' Jane Lewis, 90,
of Rt. 4, died Sunday after
noon in the home of a dau
ghter, Mrs. Beste Edwards,
following a losg Illness.
Mrs. Lewis was a I'felong
resident of Yoncey County
and wa sa d&ugh er of the
late Bill and Harriett Hen
sley lew’s.
Surviving in addition to
Mrs. Edwards are another
daughter. Mrs. Oma Bradford
of Burnsville Rt 4; a w>n.
Arthur lewis of Burnsville Rt.
4; 10 grandchildren! 12 great
grandchildren and nine great*
Services were held at 2 p.
m. Tuesday nn the home.
The Rev. N’ram Phillins
officiated and bur’al was in
th~ J-'rrriv cemetery.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral
Home was in charge of ar
Dadlcaltd la Tfct Priyss Off Yaactf Cavity
To Corporal
(FHTNC) Dec. 28 Marins
Lance Corporal Kexme.h R.
D ®** n . son of Mrs. Doffie
Duncan of Route 5. Bum
vffle. N. c.. was irraimtii to
ing with the TlUld Light AagL
Aircraft MiaiU Wah.tlM. m
Unit of the Second MaT'no
Aircraft Wing, at the
Cwps A ; r station. Cherry
Point. N C.
His promotion was based
on time tn -♦wire and rank,
military appearance a rv» %
krovrl.-i'c of selected military
Us.n* HAWK Homing
Ail-:he-Way Killer > missies
his batt; pmr flrt kxat
me-air defense
a?a rjt ‘ -*iastile torn or medium
altitude targets The battel,
ton s HAWK missiles are aba
ra-aM r ors destroying mbs
types at mtwaet
lions /Root
meet tonight at the Amber
, Jack Fish House at 7 f-m.
This la the first meeting
of the dub since the second
Thursday night in December,
and the officers urge every
member to attend this meet
ing. The president said sev
eral items of business will be
brought before the club that
should interest every member.'
Janes Howell
James Ho#ell, 86. of Rt. 1,
died Friday night in a Moun
tain Home, Tern, hospital af
ter a long illness.
Mr. Howell was a lifelong
resident of Yancey County
and a son of the late Ezekiel
and Mary Ann Chandler
Howell. He was a beteran of
the Sp&njsh-American War
and a member of the Erwin
(Tenn) Broyles Street Chur
ch of Christ.
Services were held at 2 p.
m. Monday in Unicoi (Term.)
Church of Christ.
0. D. Wilson, minister, of
ficiated. Burial was in McCur
ry Cemetery at Jacks Creek.
Burv : ving are four daugh
ters, Mrs. James Bryant of
Poplar, Mrs Harley Bryant
of Unicoi, Mrs. Richard Pet
erson of Greensboro and Mrs.
Edd Adkins of Relief; four
sons, Bayard T. of Bumav’lle,
Foltsome of Fayetteville, John
P. of Atlanta and James C.
Howell of Belvedere. S. C.; a
bro her, Garrett Howell of
Relief; 33 grandchildren and
\ll great-grandchildren.
Jib vary 12, 1947
extension Advisory Board *
Elects Officers
Mr. I Mrs.
Boone Bay
Interest In
Ins. Agy.
Mrs. Baaaa
Mr. and Mia. Guy Boone at
Route 2 have purchased an
interest in Yancey Insurance
Agency, and, in partnership
with Mr Leslie Hensley, will
conduct a general insurance
business, handling tinea of
insurance, including fire, cas
ualty, automobile, bonds and
life insurance.
The Yancey Insurance Ag
ency is the oldest Insurance
agency in die county, doing
bu&ness for a number of
years as the Byrd A Lyon
Insurance Agency —Mr. Tom
R. Byrd and Mr. John Lyon
being the owners. Mr. Leslie
Hensley bought the agency
in 1928, and (hanged the
name to Yancey Insurance
Agency. Mr. Fred \proffltt.
for the past twelve years of
fice manager and agent for
the comnany, has been ap
po:nted Clerk of Court; re
placing Mr. Lowe Thomas,
who has taken a position as
Field Supervisor wth the
Office of Administration of
'corr s. f
Mrs Boone, who will »e
--sume the poslt on of office
manager and agent, h-»s had
12 years exnerience with the
Burnsville Insurance Avercy.
She Is the former Fave W’l-
d-M’gh*er of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Wilson of Newdale.
She is married to Guy Bonne,
and is the mother of a son
an-i d*»~ht*r She ! s a *-rad
ra»e of Mi"«ville TTi~h School
o” ■« attended Warren Wilson
Niabtr Tweaty
The Extension Advisory
Board competed the
of officers and wn**?
for the statewide program
kick-off at the first »»«««,.
of the year la the Courthome
Monday night. *
Yates Deyton was decked
Bovditdi Secretary. Chalks
Ray was decked Cha nnau at
a previous meeting. Dan
Burboe and John Powers am
the two directors.
Reports were given by the
various communities and
Plans were made for Com
munity Devdoement Agri
culture and other phases at
the RxtenskH Ftrgram. Flans
tor a produce market were
also discussed.
E L. DiD'Thwi. County
E-tension Chnhv-an. and
lav-r-nre OdndsUff will at
tend the iHnrsbrtlw
in Tennessee Wed
nesday the lltk.
Snn VaUey
Sun Valley Nursing Hnm*
maintains an average of 2£
patients. The latest admiss
ions are Mrs Arizona Hughes
from Avery County and Mrs.
Rufus Hunt of Statesville.
The patients and staff of
the home would like to thanir
the following churches and
organizations for the many
kindnesses shown them dur
ing the holiday season. They
are an follows: Women of
the Burnsville Presbyterian
Church for a party; C3IO
Methodist Church, a puppet
show; Bolens Creek Baptist—
who gives a program at the
home once a month, Higgins
Memorial Methodist, who
has a program once a month
and presented pat ents with
gifts; First Baptist Church,
a program once a month; Zion
Free Will Baptist, fru't bas
kets for everyone, Including
the staff; Cme River Beta
Club, fruit baskets; Newdale
Q'rl SCT't Troon, a program
and fruit baskets.
Mrs. Anglin, Supervisor,
said there may have been
o hers that she neglected to
mention, but that everyone
may be assured that all such
attentions mean a lot to the
patents, as well as the staff.
All but eight of *he ratients
are ambulatory, but all need
a great deal of care and at
tention, which they get- in
abundance at the home.

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