Caswell County Genealogy
1927 - 2010 (83 years)
||Watlington, Thomas Earl  |
||29 Mar 1927
||Caswell County, North Carolina 
||12 Aug 2010
||Alamance County, North Carolina
||First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina
||13 Oct 2023 |
||Watlington, Oscar Bryan, b. 2 Nov 1897, North Carolina d. 27 Dec 1973 (Age 76 years) |
||Roberts, Fannie Sue, b. 5 Nov 1897 d. 3 Jan 1981, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina (Age 83 years) |
||Caswell County, North Carolina 
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Thomas Earl Watlington (1927-2010)
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Aug 17, 2010 - 06:12:24 pm CDT: Yanceyville - Thomas Earl Watlington Sr., 83, of 1497 U.S. Highway 158 West, went to be with his Lord Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell, following a period of declining health. He was born March 29, 1927 in Caswell County to the late Oscar Bryant and Fannie Roberts Watlington. He was the owner and operator of W & W Supermarket retiring after thirty-three years. During that time he was appointed Chairman of the Caswell County Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business Men. He also retired from the Yanceyville Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church serving as a Trustee and a member of several Boards.
Funeral Service will be Saturday 11 am, August 14 at Prospect United Methodist Church conducted by Pastor David Grissom, interment will follow in First Baptist Church cemetery of Yanceyville. Survivors are wife Rachel Daniel Watlington of the home, son Nathan Watlington, sisters Doris Allen and Mary Wilma White, daughter-in-law Debbie Watlington, step-daughter Debra Chandler and husband James, step-son Allen Hodges and wife Lynn, three granddaughters, Lindsay and husband Steven Yarborough, Jilian Watlington and Abby McKinney and husband Ivan, two step-grandsons Michael Chandler, and Parker Hodges, and great-grandchilden Leah Yarborough and Wyall McKinney,
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by first wife Annie Dean Slaughter Watlington, son Thomas Earl Watlington Jr., sister Anna W. Odell, brothers Irvin Watlington, William Penn Watlington, and Oscar. B. Watlington Jr. The family will receive friends Friday, from 7-8:30 pm at Harrelson Funeral Service chapel, and other times at the home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alamance-Caswell Hospice, 914 Chapel Hill Road Burlington, NC 27215. Harrelson Funeral Home is assisting the Watlington family with arrangements.
Fire Department Photograph (from left to right): Robert Ham; Bill Murphy; Dorsey Bradner; Dallas Briggs; Wallace Burke; Tom Poteat; Earl Watlington; Billy Oakley; Rigby Green; Robert Brooks; and Johnny Harwood.
Name: Earl Watlington
Date of Birth: 6 Mar 1927 [differs from his gravestone]
Birth County: Caswell
Parent1 Name: Oscar B Watlington
Parent2 Name: Fannie R Watlington
Roll Number: B_C021_68003
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000
1930 US Census
Name: Thomas Earl Watlington
Estimated birth year: abt 1927
Relation to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Oscar Watlington
Mother's Name: Fannie Sue Watlington
Home in 1930: Yanceyville, Caswell, North Carolina
- Details: Gravestone at First Baptist Church of Yanceyville (Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina).
- Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 457 (Article #606 "John Willie Roberts" by Mrs. Joyce G. Miller).
- Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 672 ("Annie Dean Slaughter Watlington").