Page 2A-THE KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Thursday, June 16, 1994
REV. NORMAN H. PUSEY
TRYON - The Rev. Norman Hill
Pusey, 78, of Route 1, Sandy Plains
Community, formerly of Kings
Mountain, died Sunday, June 13,
1994 in Asheville.
A native of Seaford, Del., he
was the son of the late Carleton
"and Carrie Hill Pusey. He grew up
in Berlin, NJ and graduated from
Haddonfield Memorial High
School in Haddonfield, NJ. He at-
tended Columbia Bible College in
Columbia, SC. He received a B.A.
degree from Houghton College in
Houghton, NY and received his
Divinity Degree from Colgate
Rochester Divinity School in
He served as a minister in the
United Methodist Church for 52
years. He served churches in
Grove, Swain, West Walworth and
Beaver Falls in New York State
from 1942-1956. He served
churches in the Western North
Carolina area since 1956, including
Yadkinville and Center United
Methodist from 1956-61, Grace
United Methodist Church in Kings
- Mountain from 1961-65,
Montmorenci United Methodist
Church in Candler from 1965-70,
Asbury Memorial United
Methodist Church in Asheville
from 1970-74, and Avery's Creek
and Fannings Chapel United
Methodist Church in Arden from
1974-81. He retired in 1981 to the
He is survived by his wife of 53
years, Grace Pittman Pusey; two
daughters, Phyllis Pusey Martin of
Atlanta, GA and Marilyn Pusey
Walker of Tucker, GA; a brother,
Royce Pusey of Homosassa, FL; a
sister, Isabel Kovton of
Monroeville, NJ; and 11 grandchil-
The funeral was conducted by
Rev. Keith Howell and Dr. Fred
Macon Wednesday at 4 p.m. at
Tryon United Methodist Church.
Burial was in Hickory Grove
Baptist Church Cemetery,
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material from Duke University that
indicated she did have the grades
"After this, I wonder if all of this
is intentional," she said.
Mrs. Bolin said she checked
with Principal Goforth and all of
Crissy's teachers, and that some
teachers had told her that they
"turned in" Crissy's name for
"This is too many mistakes for
one child," she said.
Goforth said in a telephone in-
terview Tuesday that the matter
was "an oversight on the teachers’
Goforth explained that team
teachers decided the criteria for
outstanding academic achievement.
"It doesn't necessarily mean high-
est average," he said. "Teachers
were to list their outstanding aca-
demic achievers. There are no
guidelines. It's up to the teachers. I
can't tell them how to choose that."
Asked why Crissy's name was
marked through on one of the
awards and another student's name
written in on the list brought to the
Herald for publication, Goforth
said the list was prepared in early
May and "when they got the final
averages they averaged some more
scores in for accelerated reader and
changed that one."
Goforth said after investigating
the situation he chose to present
awards to Crissy also, because
teachers of other "teams" interpret-
ed highest academic achievement
to mean the students with the high-
est grade averages.
"Crissy's team chose to do some-
thing different, so just to be consis-
tent with what other teams were
doing we decided to go with
averages also," he said.
Goforth said in the future the
school will probably "get away
from averages altogether and go
with end of grade testing reports.
That's consistent across the grade.
All kids are doing exactly the same
"A 100 in one class may not be
as difficult to attain as a 95 in an-
other class," he said. "To be fair
across the grade levels we need to
go to end of grade test results.
Everybody's on the same playing
"Highest academic achiever does
not specifically give you a guide-
line," he added. "To me a child
who achieves greater than what
you thought their potential was
might be the highest achiever. If
we say highest academic average
that spells out what we'll do."
CLOVER, SC - Mrs. Lillie
Hudgins, 85, of 108 Alexander
Street, died June 13, 1994 at Kings
Mountain, NC Hospital.
A native of Rutherford County,
NC, she was the daughter of the
late Benjamin Mathis and Vicie
Queen. She was the widow of
William Franklin Hudgins. She
was retired from York Mills.
She is survived by her son,
Robert Hudgins of Rock Hill; four
daughters, Mrs. Thelma Ballard of
York, Mrs. Betty Earle of Clover,
Mrs. Sarah Fowler of Burlington,
NC, and Mrs. Emma Loftin of
Kings Mountain, NC; 21 grand-
children; 26 great-grandchildren;
and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be conducted by
the Rev. Harold Walters Thursday
at 2 p.m. at M.L. Ford & Sons
Funeral Home Chapel. Interment
will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in
Memorials may be made to
Bowling Green Baptist Church
Building Fund, P.O. Box 38,
Bowling Green, SC 29703.
DWIGHT R. CAMP
Dwight Roy Camp, 70, 116
Lackey Street, Kings Mountain,
died June 9, 1994 at Kings
A native of Cleveland County,
he was the son of Ethel Ross Camp
of Kings Mountain and the late Joe
P. Camp. He was an electrician and
a retired textile employee.
He was a World War II Navy
veteran and a member. of Temple
In addition to his mother, he is
survived by four sons, Franklin
Camp of Kings Mountain, Jerry
Camp of Crowders Mountain,
Tommy Camp of Clover, SC, and
Ronnie Camp of Myrtle Beach,
SC; two daughters, Lee Ann Jarvis
and Mary Price of Dallas; a broth-
er, Gerald Camp of Gaffney, SC;
five sisters, Janice Ledford and
Joann Cabiness of Shelby, Jeanie
Wiles of Lexington, Helen
Kirkland of Columbia, SC, and Lib
Davis of Kings Mountain; and 11
The funeral was conducted by
the Rev. Edward Preist Friday at
7:30 p.m, at Harris Chapel. Burial
was Saturday at 11 a.m. at
Mountain Rest Cemetery.
DOROTHY H. HOUSTON
Dorothy Hart Houston, 75; of
201 South Deal Street, Kings
Mountain, died June 11, 1994 at
Gaston Memorial Hospital.
A native of Ridgely, TN, she
was the daughter of the late
Clifford B. and Laura Dillard Hart.
She was a homemaker and a mem-
ber of First Presbyterian Church,
Kings Mountain. She was a volun-
teer member of Reach to Recovery
of the American Cancer Society,
and a member of the Home Arts
Club, Open Gate Garden Club,
Kings Mountain Woman's Club,
and the American Legion
She is survived by her husband,
Samuel Humes Houston; a son, Dr.
Samuel H. Houston Jr. of Raleigh;
two daughters, Brenda Boggs
Stroupe and Laureen Boggs Sellers
of Cherryville; six grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was conducted by
the Revs. Richard Newsome and
Bill Lowe Monday at 11 a.m. at
First Presbyterian Church, Kings
Mountain. Burial was in
Cherryville City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the
Cleveland County Chapter of the
American Cancer Society, 201 W.
Marion St., Shelby, NC 28150; The
Life Enrichment Center of
Cleveland County, 610 Charles
Road, Shelby, NC 28150; or to
First Presbyterian Church, 111 East
King Street, Kings Mountain, NC
ROBERT 'DOUGLE' DAVIS
Robert F. "Dougle" Davis, 59, of
406 Pineview Drive, Kings
Mountain, died June 8, 1994 at
Kings Mountain Hospital.
A native of Kings Mountain, he
was the son of the late Charles
Frank and Bessie Stepp Davis. He
was a retired U.S. Army First Sgt.
and veteran of the Vietnam War,
and was Manager of Cooper
Furniture of Kings Mountain for 14
He was a member of Grace
United Methodist Church, where
he served as Past President of the
Administrative Board, former
Sunday School teacher,
Superintendent of the Sunday
School, and lay leader. He was a
member of the Kings Mountain
Lions Club, where he served as
Past President and current Tail
He is survived by his wife,
Peggy Hawkins Davis; a son,
Charles Preston Davis of Kings
Mountain; two daughters, Robin
Davis Berry and Ms. Melanie
Anne Davis of Kings Mountain;
two brothers, Carl Davis of
Cherryville and Ernest Davis of
.Mt. Rainer, MD; and one grand-
The funeral was conducted by
the Revs. Patricia Stone and Frank
Gordon Saturday at 11 a.m. at
Grace United Methodist Church.
Burial with full military honors
was at Mountain Rest Cemetery.
New doctor leaves town,
McGill Clinic looking again
Dr. Edward Butler, the new
family doctor at McGill Clinic, left
his Kings Mountain practice
abruptly last week after only six
Hank Neal, Kings Mountain
Hospital administrator, said Butler
gave no reason for his sudden de-
Butler said a search committee is
looking for doctors to fill in tem-
porarily at McGill Clinic until an-
other doctor is hired.
Neal said that the two recently
retired doctors from McGill Clinic,
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Neal said she is hopeful that an-
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in three to six months.
Kings Mountain Hospital has
leased McGill Clinic on Watterson
Street from Dr. John McGill. :
Butler was the first doctor em-
ployed by the hospital.
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