HAYWOOD, Virginia Gladys*
Other names for Virginia were HAYWOOD, Gladys,1116,1117,3921,4167 HAYWOOD, Virginia,1916 HAYWOOD, Virginia G.,4145 LINDLEY, Gladys,929,1115,1852,4152,4155,4156,4157,4167,4168 LINDLEY, Gladys H.,4147,4161 LINDLEY, Gladys Haywood,4150 LINDLEY, Mrs. C. C. 4169 and LINDLEY, Virginia Haywood, Mrs..4159
Died at Glen Aire retirement community in Cary.
She was cremated, and ashes were not buried until a family memorial service in the Spring.
Noted events in her life were:
1. Census, 19 Apr 1910, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1116
2. Census, 3 Jan 1920, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1117
3. Education, Cir 1920, Buie's Creek, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. 816 She attended Buie's Creek Academy (now Campbell University) in Buie's Creek, Harnett County (NE of Fayetteville, halfway to Raleigh). (recollections of Gladys Haywood Lindley)
5. Appearance in Document: Newspaper ariticle, 13 Sep 1928, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4159 "Glenhope School Opens Monday"
6. Occupation: Teacher, Glen Hope School, 1929. 4155
7. Residence: Beaumont Avenue, Piedmont Estates, 1929, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4155
8. Census, 3 Apr 1930, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 1115
9. Appearance in Document: Burlington Garden Club, 26 Oct 1932, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4169 Mrs. W. H May was hostess yesterday morning at 10 o'clock to the members of the Burlington Garden club at her home on W. Davis street. ... Two new member were welcomed to the club membership. These were Mrs. C. C. Lindley and Mrs. M. B. Smith Jr. ... The judges awarded blue ribbons to the following ladies: ... Mrs. C. C. Lindley for the best growing plant ...
10. Residence: Beaumont Ave, 1 Apr 1935, Burlington Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4147
12. Occupation: Cafeteria Manager, Glen Hope School, 1939. 4157
13. Census, 10 Apr 1940, Burlington Twp, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 4147
14. Occupation: Teacher, Hillcrest School, 1943. 1852
15. Appearance in Document, 1950, Bonlee, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Mrs C. C. Lindley is pictured in the 1950 Bonlee High School yearbook.
16. Residence, 1950, "Woodlin", Chatham County, North Carolina, United States.
17. Appearance in Document, 25 Jul 1955, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Will of Lella D Haywood probate includes heir Virginia Gladys Haywood Lindley. (Cumberland Co Will Book N, p259)
18. Residence, 5 Mar 1955, "Woodlin", Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 929 Mrs. Gladys Lindley is resident of Chapel Hill, NC, at time of father's death on 5 March 1955.
19. Story: Quoted in Herb Article, 3 Jun 1978, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, United States. 4168 Gladys was quoted in a newspaper article about care for herbs. She was speaking as one of the volunteers at the N. C. Botanical Gardens at the University of North Carolina.
20. Residence, Sep 1993, Cary, Wake County, North Carolina, United States. Gladys moved from Woodlin to Glenaire retirement community in Cary in Sept 1993. She soon became well known there for her orchids and her wildflower path through the woods near her apartment. In May 1998 she went to the hospital for surgery, but soon recovered and returned to her apartment at Glenaire. In early 2000, she moved from her apartment to a new apartment in the assisted living area of Glenaire.
21. Medical, 3 May 1998. Gladys had hernia surgery at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.
22. Obituary, 1 Jan 2004, Chatham County, North Carolina Colony. 4150 Gladys Haywood Lindley, 101, died Wednesday (12-24-03) at Glenaire Retirement Community, Cary, N.C. Mrs. Lindley was a native of Cumberland County. She was a retired teacher, having taught for many years in Bonlee and Pittsboro schools. She was a member of University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill. After her retirement from teaching, she was active in the Chapel Hill Garden Club, the Herb Volunteers of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, and Lystra Homemakers Club. She was preceeded in death by her husband, C. C. Lindley, and son, Charles Clinton Lindley, Jr. She is survived by her son, Robert Lindley; his wife, Shirley; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
23. Occupation: Teacher.
24. Religion: Baptist, then Presbyterian.
25. Story. Gladys began first grade at a private school. However, during that year she became sick (maybe typhoid fever, then pneumonia) and missed so much time that she did not move into second grade. Instead, the next year she attended "half second grade" in the public school system. (recollections of Gladys Haywood Lindley)
26. Story. After she graduated from high school, she spent a year working as a cashier at Fleishman's store in Fayetteville. It was a men's clothing store and dry goods. She then spent one semester at a business school in Richmond, VA, mainly because her father wanted her to study business, but she did not like it. This school was the same one that her sister Aline was attending. After that, she spent 2 years at Woman's College in Greensboro, studying General Studies. She stopped because the family cotton crop failed. Oscar and Lella sold property (the land Lenward Hair's house is on) to cover the crop fertilizer costs, but she had to stop attending school. She worked in her Uncle Lon's office at the Registrar of Deeds, and was there when the school superintendant came to see Lon looking for someone to teach 6th Grade at White Oak school at Cedar Creek. Lon suggested that he hire Gladys, since he knew she had always been interested in teaching (but she had no training). She taught one semester at White Oak. When she went back to Woman's College, she signed up for Teacher Training (writing a check on her father's account without his permission). She was there when she met Charles. (recollections of Gladys Haywood Lindley)
27. Story. When asked about her early memories of airplanes, she said that she did not remember the first time she saw an airplane in flight, but remembers seeing men trying to fly in early Wright-brothers-like "boxy" airplanes at the beaches of North Carolina. She also remembers the excitement of Haley's Comet, when each night they would look to see whether the comet was higher or lower in the sky. She did not remember any special concerns about the turn of the century (like the concerns about 2000), but she says that people have been expecting the end of the world as long as she can remember. (discussion with Les Lindley)
28. Story. I have Downing family photo showing Gladys, and many slide copies of photos showing Gladys at various ages. Some also show some of her siblings.
29. Story. Gladys met Charles when he and Ed Mann went to interview her roommate at Woman's College for a teaching position at Saxapahaw. Gladys entertained them while waiting for her roommate to return. They later hired her instead of the roommate. She left school to take the job at Saxapahaw, and did not get her Class A teaching certificate until June 1958, when she completed her degree at Appalachian State College at Boone, NC. She taught at Saxapahaw for a year, married Charles the following summer, then they went to Glen Hope (Burlington). She taught at a lot of schools, mainly as substitute or part-time. She taught at Altamahaw Ossipee and several schools in Burlington, including Maple Avenue. She started teaching full time when the family moved to Bonlee, and continued when they moved to Woodlin. She also attended summer school at Chapel Hill. She continued teaching until she turned 65 in 1967. (recollections of Gladys Haywood Lindley)
30. Story: Buies Creek Academy: Buie's Creek, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. Campbell University was founded as Buies Creek Academy on January 5, 1887, by James Archibald Campbell, a North Carolina preacher who believed that no student should be denied admission because of lack of funds. In 1926, the school attained junior college status and changed its name from Buies Creek Academy to Campbell Junior College. In 1961, Campbell became a senior college. The name was changed to Campbell University on June 6, 1979.
31. Story: Gladys's Path, 30 Jul 1994, Cary, Wake County, North Carolina, United States. 4164 On this date, the Glenaire Residents Association dedicated Gladys's Path. The path went through the woods behind her apartment to the "Wee Loch" pond on the grounds. Gladys and other residents and family had cleared the path, identified and labeled many of the trees and shrubs, and transplanted many wild flowers from her former home in Chapel Hill.
Virginia married Charles Clinton* LINDLEY, son of William Foushee* LINDLEY and Lucinda Jeanette* TEAGUE, on 30 Aug 1927 in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 1119,1919.,3920 (Charles Clinton* LINDLEY was born on 29 Sep 1890 in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States,1115,1119,1876,1919,3914,3921,3922,4146,4147 died on 19 Aug 1973 in Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, United States 3921,4146 and was buried in 1973 in Moore's Chapel Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 3921,4146,4148.). The cause of his death was Cardiac Arrest.
Noted events in their marriage were:
1. Marriage, 30 Aug 1927, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 3920 Marriage License dated Aug 29 1927 in Cumberland County, NC. Charles Clinton Lindley of Burlington NC, age 36, son of William Lindley (living) and Jenette Lindley (deceased) of Saxapahaw NC, and Virginia Gladys Haywood of Fayetteville NC, age 25, daughter of Oscar Haywood and Lella Haywood, both lliving, of Fayetteville. Marriage performed 30 Aug 1927 in Fayetteville. WItnessed by Aline Haywood, Marion Downing, and W. O. Haywood, all of Fayetteville.
2. Marriage, 30 Aug 1927, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 1119 Chas Clinton Lindley of Burlington, age 36, married Virginia Gladys Haywood of Fayetteville, age 25. Person performing marriage: Isaac N. Kimbough, Minister of Gospel. Witnesses: Aline Haywood, Marion Downing, W. O. Haywood.
3. Marriage, 30 Aug 1927, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 3919 Charles Clinton Lindley (born 1891, son of William and Jenette Lindley) married Virginia Gladys Haywood (born 1902, daughter of Oscar and Lella Haywood) on 30 Aug 1927 in Fayetteville, Cumberland Co, NC.
4. Story, 30 Aug 1927, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 816 Charles was engaged to a woman, but called it off after he met Gladys. He used his Elon class ring as a signet ring to seal early letters to Gladys. They were married at sunrise at Lella Downing Haywood's house on 30 Aug 1927.
5. Story. 3928 Charles had been engaged to a local girl prevously and the family already knew the other girl, so Gladys was not accepted right away. Margaret Lindley (wife of William Arthur Lindley) had also been excluded somewhat when she joined the family, so she made Gladys welcome.