Friday, April 24, 2009

Carlton L. Dudley Sr.

Carlton L. "Buck" Dudley Sr., 66, of Lewisburg, died on Friday, April 17, 2009.

Mr. Dudley was a native of Fredericksburg, Va. At an early age he gave his life to Christ and became a member of St. John Baptist Church in Milford, Va. He was an ordained deacon, member of the senior choir and male chorus, a Boy Scout leader and a superintendent of Sunday School for many years. In 2005, he moved to Lewisburg and became a member of the male chorus and Choir #2. He was retired from Tidewater Vermeer, Fort A. P. Hill, and Circuit City.

"Buck" loved his music and he lifted his voice to the glory of God every chance he got. He will be sincerely missed for his wonderful spirit, his lovable demeanor, and his devotion to God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel L. Dudley and Myrtle Coleman, and the grandparents who raised him, Samuel and Rosa Dudley.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ella Louise Dudley; son, Carlton L. Dudley Jr.; daughter-in-law, Faith Dudley; grandchildren, Carleigh Dudley of Ashland, Va. and William McLean of Lewisburg; sisters-in-law, Annie (James) Anderson, Helen (Roland) Johnson, Ruth (Henry) Wilson, Doris Carter, and Bertha Coleman, all of Virginia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday, April 24, at Greater First Baptist Church, Lewisburg, with Pastor Herbert Johnson officiating, followed by burial in Cook Cemetery.

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vaughn Shields

Vaughn Shields, 85, of Fayetteville, died Monday, April 20, 2009, at the Huntsville Hospital.

Mrs. Shields was a native of Moore County. She was a retired seamstress for Serbin Fashions, and worked for several years for Sirs Fabrics. She was a charter member of Brown Teal Road Baptist Church where her late husband was first minister.

She was preceded in death by her parents, M.A. and Delia Brooks Bean; husband of 58 years, J. D. Shields; sisters, Nell Cunningham, Mabel Barnes and Emma Brown; brothers, Malcolm, Morgan, and Thomas Bean; half-sisters, Ona Preston and Artie Bailey; half-brothers, Dewey and Dillard Bean; and great-great-grandson, Jackson Lamb.

She is survived by her daughters, Diane Fowler of Ardmore, Ala., and Brenda (John) Bradford of Chapel Hill; son, Timothy (Patsy) Shields of Howell; sister, Trixie Groce of Lynchburg; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 23, from the Chapel of the Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Godbee and Bro. Don Gatlin officiating, followed by burial in the Booneville Cemetery.

Rosalina Yusi Yumul

Rosalina Yusi Yumul, 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at her residence.

Mrs. Yumul was a native of Concepion Tarlaco, Philippines. She was a homemaker and member of St. John's Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pedro and Juana Santos Yusi; husband, Jose Yumul; and a daughter, Rebecca Haley.

She is survived by three sons, Bernardo Yumul of Texas, and Moises and Reynaldo Yumul, both of Lewisburg; five daughters, Demeteria Velasco and Remedios Bautista, both of the Philippines, Victoria Rebancos of Lewisburg, Magdalena Bodnar of Texas, and Isabel Haynes of Fayetteville; three sisters and a brother, all of the Philippines; 34 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will be at London Funeral Home for visitation on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m., and on Saturday until the funeral hour.

Funeral services will be conducted by her son, Moises Yumul, at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.