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WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL  Sept. 13, 1979

CORRINE NORFLEET, 93, Dies:  "AN INSPIRATION TO MANY'

Corinne Price Baskin Norfleet,
a volunteer at Forsyth Memorial Hospital for 13 years, died yesterday at the hospital after a brief illness.  She was 93.  Mrs.
Norfleet was the widow of
Charles M. Norfleet, who was president of the First National Bank of Winston-Salem from 1934 to 1948 and chairman of the board
when he died Sept 12, 1957.  A native of Aberdeen, Miss., Mrs. Norfleet graduated from Salem College in 1904.  She was elected Mother of the Year in
Winston-Salem in 1956.  She was a member of Reynolda Presbyterian Church, where she had been a trustee, women's circle leader and treasurer, member of the
choir and in charge of the junior and young adult departments.  She had been the first president of the Presbyterial of Winston-Salem, president of the Woman's
Advisory Committee of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States and president of the Women of the church for the Synod of North
Carolina.  She was also a  member of the Board of Women's Work for the Presbyterian Church in the United States.  Mrs. Norfleet was an inspiration to many,
many people as a teacher, a person and an example." said Sarah Frances Thompson, chairman of the Circle One of the Women of the Church of Reynolda
Presbyterian.  Mrs. Norfleet joined the volunteer staff of Forsyth Memorial as a receptionist when the hospital opened in 1964 and worked there until 1977.  "She
impressed everyone with her graciousness, charm, sense of  humor and ability to cope with a very demanding volunteer job." said Jean H. Weir, director of
volunteer services at the  hospital. "Her dedication and enthusiasm were a marvelous example for volunteers and hospital staff."  Mrs. Norfleet belonged to a
number of clubs and organizations including the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the NC Society for the
Preservation of Antiquities and the Carolina Bird Club.  She was an avid gardener and member of the Twin City Garden Club, the Garden Club of America, the
North Carolina Daffodil Society and the American Daffodil Society.  She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. M.E. Miller of the home at 100 Sherwood Forest Road, and
a son, Dr. Charles M. Norfleet Jr. of 625 Wellington Road.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held in
Reynolda Presbyterian Church 11 am Friday with burial at Salem Cemetery.

NORFLEET, Mrs. Corrine Baskin Norfleet, 93, of 100 Sherwood Forest Road, passed away at Forsyth Memorial Hospital at 2:20 pm Wednesday after a brief
illness.  She was born in Aberdeen, Miss. November 18, 1885, the daughter of Austin Stewart and Elizabeth Troup Baskin.  She graduated from Salem College in
1904, and was married the same year to Charles M. Norfleet.  She has resided in this city since her marriage.  Mr. Norfleet passed away September 12, 1957.  At
the time of his death he was chairman of the board of the then First National Bank.  Mrs. Norfleet was a member of Reynolda Presbyterian Church and has held
many offices in the Women-of-Church organizations. (the obituary continues listing the same organizations listed above)

[On Sept. 13, 1905 Mrs. Corrine Norfleet joined the UDC on the service of her grandfather  Walter Wells Troup, Co. C, Saunders Bat. MS  ]