31 Shepherd Graduates ■ Front Remit Training * ,p SAN DIEGO. CALIF. »FH 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»b-.it training and then, af ter have at home, will report to h's first Marine Corps as signment. 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 teamwork. 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 Burnsville School P.T.A. To /Reef a. 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. THE YANCEY RECORD Barasvillt, K.C. OBITUARIES 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 Kingsport. 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 ren Services were field at ? p. r» Thur-tsv in the <tiar-> v ,f Funeral Home. Kincsport. 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* great-grandchildren. 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 rangements. Dadlcaltd la Tfct Priyss Off Yaactf Cavity Dnncnn Promoted sa To Corporal CHERRY POINT. N. C, (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 sabvffj Us.n* HAWK Homing Ail-:he-Way Killer > missies his batt;iil.in 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 Tonight 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. Tbirsdiy, Jib vary 12, 1947 extension Advisory Board * Elects Officers Mr. I Mrs. Boone Bay Interest In Ins. Agy. 48f9*"*V!8Bc 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 College. 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 vice-chairman 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 Expresses Appreciation 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.