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RANDLEMAN - Patricia P. Adams, 40, of 9135 U.S. 220 Business North died April 20, 1993, at her home.
Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Pugh Funeral Home. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Park in Randleman.
A native of Vance County, she was a Sara Lee Knit Products employee.
Surviving are sons, Tracy L. Adams Jr. of Randleman, Trinity J. Adams of the home; sisters, Linda Leiber of Asheboro, Joann Dickerson of Henderson.
The family will be at the funeral home 7-9 tonight. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, N.C. 27203.
Greensboro News & Record (NC) - April 21, 1993


HENDERSON - Helen McIntyre Arnold, 80, of 1245 Park Avenue, Henderson, died Monday, November 27, 2006, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas McIntyre and Addie Lee Aycock McIntyre Martin. She was the widow of David Duke Arnold.
Mrs. Arnold was a retired beautician. She was a member of North Henderson Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. She loved crafts, crocheting and knitting.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Brent Kasey and the Rev. Cleveland Harrison. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.
Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Kokkeler Ellington, of Henderson, and Brenda Kokkeler Ray, of Durham; a son, James Thomas Kokkeler, of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Kim Jackson, Angie Long, Lynn, and Jason Kokkeler; and three great grandchildren, Hillary Jackson, Kaitlyn Jackson and Jessica Kokkeler. She was preceded in death by a son, William Mathias Kokkeler; a sister, Edith M. Abbott; and a stepbrother, James William McIntyre.
The family received friends Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of Carolyn and Jimmy Ellington, 965 Forest Hills Drive, Henderson.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Norman Haithcock, Buck Stallings, Bobby Jackson, John Faucette, Charles Hilliard, R.A. Harris, Al Taylor and Jesse Meacham.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter, 400 Oberlin Road, Suite 220, Raleigh, NC 275605; or to the American Cancer Society, Vance County Chapter, P.O. Box 914, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Herald-Sun, The (Durham, NC) - November 29, 2006


Name of Deceased: Brenda Harris Ayscue
Newspaper: Henderson Dispatch
Date: July 6, 2011
Submitters Name: Joyce Roberson

Obit: Brenda Harris Ayscue, 63, of 1200 Community House Road, Oxford, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Durham Regional Medical Center, in Durham. Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Bennie Leonard Harris, Sr. and Corrine Terrell Harris. She was the widow of Wayne Ayscue.
Mrs Ayscue was retired as operations manager, after 42 years with the McKesson Company in Roanoke, Va. She was a member of  Hermon United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 8, 2011, at 2PM, at Hermon United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Nate Hester and  Rev. John Yount. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


HENDERSON — Calvin Simmons “Cuz” Ayscue, 82, of 1067 Epsom-Rocky Ford Road, Henderson, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
Born in Franklin County, he was the son of the late Melvin Wellons Ayscue and Mary Tharrington Ayscue.
Mr. Ayscue was a retired tobacco farmer.
An active member of the Epsom Community, he was a lifelong member of Liberty Christian Church and was a charter member of the Epsom Volunteer Fire Department.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Liberty Christian Church, conducted by the Rev. Bryan Breland, the Rev. Tammy Ayscue and the Rev. Clyde Waiden.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Juanita Smith Ayscue; a daughter, Kathy A. Causby and husband, Stan, of Raleigh; three sons, Gilbert Ayscue and wife, Barbara, of Powell, Tenn., Mark Ayscue and wife, Mary Lynn of Rocky Ford, and Michael Ayscue and wife, Michelle, of Epsom; two sisters, Sally A. Cottrell of Henderson and Fannie A. Faulkner of Clearwater, Fla.; four grandchildren, Shane Ayscue, Emily Lynn Ayscue, Daniel Ayscue and Marci Brandt; two step-grandchildren, Eddie Lehman and Justin Lehman; and four step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys A. Edwards and Elaine A. Wrenn; and four brothers, Jack Ayscue, M.W. Ayscue Jr., Richard Ayscue and Donald Ayscue Sr.
The family will receive friends today, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home.
All other times, they will be at the home, 1067 Epsom-Rocky Ford Road, Henderson.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Daniel Ayscue, Shane T. Ayscue, David Ayscue, Donald Ayscue Jr., Jonathan Renn, Randy Kearney, Talmadge Burgess and Tom Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Christian Church, Cemetery Fund, c/o Mattie R. May, 132 Beverly Hills Drive, Henderson, NC 27537; or to the Epsom Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Pam Grissom, 32 Walter Bowen Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Paid Obituary
[The Henderson Dispatch, Submitted by Joyce Roberson]


HENDERSON - David Thomas, "D.T." Ayscue, Jr., age 71, a resident of 246 Crestwood Road, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at his home.
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late D.T. and Elsie Faulkner Ayscue. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a retired Area Supervisor with Flu-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation. He was a member of the First Baptist Church the Adult Men's Sunday School Class, and the Henderson Lions Club.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church by Dr. Marion D. Lark. He is survived by his wife, Nancy McLemore Ayscue, of the home daughter, Nancy Lu Ayscue Baker and husband, Thomas, of Henderson; son, David T. Ayscue, III and wife Joan, of Vienna, West Virginia and grandchildren, Daniel T. Baker, Sarah Nancy Baker, David T. Ayscue, IV, Catherine Marie Ayscue and Megan Ayscue.
The family will receive friends at the home at 246 Crestwood Road and immediately following the service in the Ladies Parlor of the First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 75, Henderson, N.C. 27536 or to the Henderson Lions Club P.O. Box 395 Henderson, N.C. 27536.
Arrangements are by the J. M. White Funeral Home.
News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - August 28, 2001


HENDERSON - Mary Louise Van Dyke Ayscue, 73, of 773 Opie Frazier Road, Henderson, in the Epsom Community, died Sunday, October 7, 2001, in Maria Parham Hospital.
Born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late David Louis and Ora Strum Van Dyke. Mrs. Ayscue was a homemaker.
She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Bertha Stainback and Magnolia Dickie Sunday School Class. She was very active in the Senior Adult Ministry and was a former Sunday School Teacher. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, at 2:00 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor Jim Curtis and the Rev. John R. Yevak. Burial, will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Richard Glenn Ayscue, Sr.; a daughter, Rev. Tammy L. Ayscue, of Epsom; a son, Richard G. Ayscue, Jr., of Tarboro; two sisters, Sadie V. Fox, of Mebane and Bettie V. Sogar, of Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church, c/o Debra Woodlief, 1149 Massenburg Road, Henderson, NC 27537; Liberty Vance United Church of Christ, 7818 NC Hwy 39 S. Henderson, NC 27537; or to Fuller Chapel United Church of Christ, c/o T. T. Beckham, 820 South Lake Lodge Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
News & Observer, The (Raleigh, NC) - October 8, 2001


Ruby Alice Pulley Ayscue
The Henderson Daily Dispatch
26 Apr 2011
Submitter: Joyce Roberson

Ruby P. Ayscue
HENDERSON — Ruby Alice Pulley Ayscue, 79, of 1291 New Bethel Church Road, Henderson, (in the Epsom Community) passed away at her home on Saturday, April 23, 2011, after a long and courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Vance County on June 2, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William Percy Pulley and Myrtice Davis Pulley. On November 17, 1949, she married Edward Graham Ayscue who preceded her in death on March 28, 1985.
Prior to her illness, Mrs. Ayscue was an active member of New Bethel Baptist Church, holding several positions through the years, including church clerk and Sunday school teacher. She retired from Sears Roebuck and Company.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 2 p.m., at New Bethel Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. James Markham. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Judy A. Harris and husband Mike, of Semora, N.C., and Alice A. Hunt and husband Roger, of Fort Mill, S.C.; a son, Wayne Ayscue and wife Mary, of the Epsom community; her beloved grandchildren and precious great-grandchildren to whom she was known as ‘Granny’, Stephen Harris and wife Dana and their daughter Claire, of Milton, N.C., and Brian A. Harris and wife Brandy and their children Graham and Abigail, of Blanch, N.C.; four step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; her special sisters-in-law, Nancy Eason, Hazel Ayscue, Bette Ayscue, Virginia Pulley, Joyce Pulley and Virginia ‘Gin’ Pulley; and numerous nieces and nephews, close friends, and good neighbors. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, William P. Pulley, Thurston L. Pulley, and Thomas G. ‘Tom’ Pulley.
The family received friends Monday, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home, 1291 New Bethel Church Road, Henderson.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Stephen Harris, Brian Harris, Larry Pulley, Mike Hayes, Mike Ayscue, Pete Overton, Roger Hunt and Mike Harris.
Flowers will be accepted; or memorials may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church, c/o Debra Woodlief, 1149 Massenburg Road, Henderson, NC 27537; or to Epsom Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Pam Grissom, 32 Walter Bowen Road, Henderson, N.C., 27537.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

 

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