MORGANTON, N.C. -- Mr. Wayne Wade Hitt, 87, of Silver Creek Road, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, at Grace Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Burke Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Mr. Hitt, a native of Hephzibah, had retired from Drexel/Heritage Furniture Co. He was former president of Morganton Optimist Club and a member of Burke County Historical Society, Historic Burke Foundation and First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Buna Rollins Hitt; a son, Wayne Weaver Hitt, Morganton; and three sisters, Ola Hitt and Margaret Hitt, both of Aiken, and Frances Fulmer, Columbia.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Drawer 459, Morganton, NC 28680-0459.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. today at the church.
The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 18, 2000