Mr. Clarence McMillian

Mr. Clarence McMillian, 75, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center after a period of illness. 

He was born in Forsyth County to the late Paul C. and Inez Carr McMillian on June 16, 1939.

Mr. McMillian was a 1957 graduate of Atkins High School. He was a founding member of The Mighty Wonders Gospel Singers during his high school days. He was the last survivor of the original Mighty Wonders.

He worked for RJ Reynolds Tobacco and retired after 34 years of service to the company.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Alice N. McMillian, Richard McMillian and Johnny McMillian and his son, Dwight E. Evans.

Survivors include his wife, Velma S. McMillian; children, Helen (Robert) Harris, Camilla McMillian (Ben), Clarence McMillian, Jr., Michelle M. Foster, Keith Speas, Sonja McMillian and Kewaun Lineberger; sisters, Pauline Martin and Mary (Larry) Covington; two sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; 22 grandchildren, including Keashia Lineberger of the home; 30 great grandchildren; other extended family members and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Cornelius, eulogist. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Bethlehem AME Zion Church cemetery in Pfafftown, NC. (Clark S. Brown & Sons)

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Mr. Randy M. Butler

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Mr. Richard L. Williams

Mr. Richard Leonard Williams, 95, Quality Independent Living passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center.
He was born March 18, 1919 in Clemmons, NC to the late Alfred and Etha Williams. In addition to his parents he was preceded by brothers Ernest and Albert Williams. Sisters, Ruby Moyer, Margaret Ware, Pauline Wilson and Mary Dulin.
Richard attended Nelson School in Clemmons NC and served honorably during World War II in the US Army. Richard was employed with Watkins Bookstore and then by Integon (GMAC) Insurance for over 29 years.
Richard was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather. He was a faithful member of Carver Road Church of Christ until his health failed.
He is survived by his loving wife Lessie Williams; Daughters: Barbara (Roger) Bailey, Lillie (Leroy) Nelson, Laura Bellanger and Nina Ricci; Son, Roscoe (Linda) Burgess; 16 Grandchildren, 37 Great-Grandchildren and 9 Great-Great Grandchildren; Brother: Willie G. Williams and Brother-In-Law, Frank Dulin, numerous nieces, nephews relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 21 2014 at Carver Road Church of Christ with Brother Jefferson Caruthers officiating. The family will greet friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Salisbury National Cemetery.
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Miss Marilyn A. Bailey

On Friday, August 8, 2014, God dispatched an angel to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to take our loved one back to heaven to meet her mother, father, sisters, brothers and friends who preceded her.  Marilyn Ann Bailey was warmly received at that grand reunion in the sky.

She was born in Winston-Salem, NC on October 20, 1946 to the late William McKinley Bailey, Sr. and Mary Louise Reaves Bailey.

Marilyn Bailey was educated in the public schools of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County and graduated from A.H. Anderson Senior High School. She received her early Christian Education at Rising Ebenezer Baptist Church where she attended along with other family members.

She was known to “entertain strangers” because she had a spirit of fellowship, a giving heart and loving personality.

The memory of Marilyn Bailey will forever be cherished by her children, Reginald Bailey and Sonja Bailey; four grandchildren, Malcolm Bailey, Lorenzo Jarrett, Jr., Brittany Bailey and Brianna Bailey; two sisters, Virginia Bailey Cuthrell and Aurelia Bailey Stribling; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and many friends.

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