Obituaries, March 17, 2014

Mar. 16, 2014 @ 05:19 PM


Frank T. Dudley
DURHAM — Mr. Frank T. Dudley of Durham passed away Friday, March 14, 2014. He was a native of Craven County, NC and was the son of Frank and Hattie Dudley. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Eloise; brothers, Thomas and Hubert Dudley; and sisters, Helen Springer and Hattie Leigh Palmer. He is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte; son, Gary Dudley and daughter-in-law, Norma of Raleigh; grandson, Thomas Dudley and wife, Sarah of Raleigh; stepson, Mark Bonner and wife, Diane of Durham; stepdaughter, Lynn Pitts and husband, Ralph of Charlotte; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Alex and Betty Taylor of Cary; and sister-in-law, Hilda Taylor of Elm City, NC. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Frank lived most of his life in Durham and was a graduate of Durham High School and Duke University. He served in the Pacific as a member of the US Army Air Corps during World War II. His work career was with Burlington Industries where he held many positions. In Durham, he was production planner and warehouse manager. In Greenville, SC and Greensboro, NC, he was the purchasing agent for the Domestics Division. Frank was a member of the Iron Dukes and an avid enthusiast of Duke football and basketball.
Since his return to Durham in 1994, he has been an active member of Epworth United Methodist Church where he served as President of the International Bible Class, lay leader, and member of the Administrative Board.
The funeral will be conducted at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3002 Hope Valley Rd., Durham, by the Rev. Hope Vickers at 1:00 PM, Tuesday. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and relatives at Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home, 1005 W Main St., Durham, NC 27701 between 6:00 and 8:00 Monday evening.
Memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, or any organization of your choice.

James Brogden Glenn
DURHAM — James Brogden Glenn, 75, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at his home in Durham. Born August 24, 1938 in Raleigh to Andrew Jackson Glenn and Doris Brogden Glenn. He was a US Navy veteran. Mr. Glenn worked at the VA Hospital in Durham for over 35 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lynda Glenn.
Surviving are: three sons, Andrew John Glenn and wife, Sunnee of Wake Forest, Adam Jason Glenn and wife, Christine of Creedmoor and Harvey Dwayne Glenn and wife, Kim of Hillsborough; five grandchildren, Heather, Grant, Madison, Haley and Abbie; a sister, Muriel Bowes of Roxboro.
Memorial services will be held 1 pm Wednesday at The Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham. The Reverend Freddie Johnson will preside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Duke Cancer Research Center, 20 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham 27710. Online condolences at

Barbara Baldwin Kintz
DURHAM — Graveside services for Barbara Baldwin Kintz, a Durham native who died Jan 8, 2014 in Eloy, Arizona, after a brief illness, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Maplewood Cemetery, Section 6. The Rev. Graham McChesney will conduct the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the American Cancer Society or the Bald Head Island Conservancy.
Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home is assisting the family of Barbara Baldwin Kintz.

Larry Stewart
DURHAM — Larry Stewart, of Durham, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Rose Manor Healthcare Center. Born in Johnston County, Mr. Stewart was the son of the late Bennie Alvin Stewart and Iva Mae Harris Johnson. Mr. Stewart retired from the tobacco industry as a Catcher. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife, Janet Perry Stewart; one daughter, Lisa Stewart Hill and husband Tim; two grandchildren, Ashley Davis and Husband Ben, and Kelli Ball and husband Chris; two great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Ball and Madison Ball; and one brother, Gene Stewart and wife Judy.
Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, Durham, with Rev. Ed Denton officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday at Clements Funeral Home, Durham.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Durham, N.C. Online condolences may be made at

James Francis Elliott

CREEDMOOR — James Francis Elliott, MD, age 86, of Creedmoor, North Carolina, Northside Community, passed away on March 15, 2014 at his home following an extended illness.
Dr. Elliott was born in Catawba, North Carolina to Lois and Frank Worth Elliott, Sr. on December 6, 1927, and graduated from Catawba High School in 1943. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1946-1949 and in 1950 graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College. Jim married Ida Mae Norris on August 18, 1953. He graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1954 and interned from 1954-1955 at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, DC as a lieutenant in the US Army. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital in 1964.
Dr. Elliott worked in several different capacities for the State of North Carolina, most notably as the Director of Murdoch Center in Butner, North Carolina from 1957 until 1978. Following this, he served as a staff psychiatrist at John Umstead Hospital in Butner, and also worked for the Division of Medical Assistance within the Department of Health and Human Services. He and his wife Ida joined St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in 1956, and served the church in many different roles over the more than 50 years he was a member.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Lois and Frank Elliott, Sr., his sister Marion Elliott Briggs, and his brother Frank Worth Elliott, Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ida Norris Elliott. He is also survived by five children: Lynn Elliott Caldwell and husband Paul; James F. Elliott, Jr. and wife Betty Ann, Brenda Elliott Williams and husband Greg, Theresa Elliott Oertel and husband Christian, and Dale Elliott and wife Chris Mengarelli. Also surviving are nine grandchildren: Rachel Williams, Elliott Williams, James Elliott, Brad Elliott, Sarah Caldwell, Carol Ann Elliott, Jeff Caldwell, Kennedy Elliott, and Reed Elliott. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Durham, NC. The Rev. Scott Anderson of St. Paul’s will conduct the service. Interment will immediately follow at the columbarium at St. Paul’s. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of the Carolinas. There will be a reception at St. Paul’s following the funeral service and interment.
Memorials may be provided to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1200 West Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC 27705, or to the Lenoir-Rhyne University Chapel Fund, Lenoir-Rhyne University, 625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, N.C. 28601.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Duke University Primary Health Care, especially Dr. Catherina Bostelman; to Senior Helpers caregivers Carol Johnson and Garrett Keith Hicklin; to Duke Hospice; to members of St. Pauls Lutheran Church; and to the family and friends who provided support during this time.

Carolyn Askew Horn

CHAPEL HILL — Carolyn Askew Horn, teacher, matriarch, adored mother and grandmother, community participant and leader died following a rich and full life of 96 years on March 13, 2014, in Chapel Hill. To celebrate her life, a memorial service will be held at the University United Methodist Church on Friday, April 4, at 2 p.m.
Born to Benjamin and Bessie Askew in 1917, she was one of five children in Arlington, Georgia. She graduated from Georgia State Woman’s College at Valdosta and began her career teaching school in Atlanta, GA. She served her country as a Navy WAVE during World War II, meeting and marrying Navy pilot Commander Revella William Horn of Seattle, WA.
Following her husband’s death, in 1957 she moved her four children to Chapel Hill, earning a Master’s Degree in Education from UNC, and reestablished her teaching career at the math department of Chapel Hill High School. She retired in 1983, subsequently serving eight years on the Chapel Hill School Board. Throughout her career, she was an active member of University United Methodist Church, a member of Church Women United, a volunteer for the Interfaith Council and an ardent Democrat.
Preceded in death by her husband and son Dr. William Baker Horn, she is survived by her brother, Dr. William Arnold Askew, and her children, Jim and wife Denise Horn of Durham; Spencer Horn and wife Laurel LaBrash of Seattle WA; Jan and husband Jerry Adams of Winston-Salem; and daughter-in-law Mary Horn of Boone. She is also survived by ten cherished grandchildren: Alice and husband Chip Rudolph, Matthew Adams, Julia Horn, Joseph Horn and wife Elizabeth Willaman, Daniel and wife Stephanie Adams, Greg Horn, Jenny and husband Joe Duquette, Rebecca Adams, Pete Horn, Ben Horn and wife Kim Fulmer, and much anticipated great grandchild, Eleanor Ruthie Adams.
Carolyn was always at the center of this large clan. In her long life, she endeavored to personify what is most important and meaningful, and to show by example what we all hope for. “The purpose of life is…to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Interfaith Council for Social Services of Chapel Hill.