Our Obituaries

Charles Almond

November 4, 1931 - December 12, 2017

Mr. Charles Almond, 86, of Thomasville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at Hinkle Hospice Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
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Shirley Louise Sentell Brown

October 10, 1938 - December 11, 2017

Shirley L. Brown, 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 11, 2017. Shirley was born in Brevard County, NC, on October 10, 1938 daughter of the late Clyde and Lilly Sentell. Also proceeding her in death was her husband, Julian Brown; son Kenny Brown; daughter Debbie Ward; brother Jerry Sentell and sister Mertis Sentell. Shirley was fond of gardening and was also a lover of...
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Marco Antonio Escamilla

September 3, 2001 - December 10, 2017

Marco Antonio Escamilla, 16, of Thomasville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Saturday, Dec. 16 ,at Our Lady of the Highways Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Thomasville Funeral Home.
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Darrell Lee Proctor

May 10, 1944 - December 8, 2017

Darrell "Doc" Proctor, 73, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at the High Point Regional Hospital following a day of hospitalization. Doc was born in Davidson County, May 10, 1944, a son of the late Ivory Lee Proctor and Della Kennedy Proctor. He served with the Thomasville Fire Department from January 10, 1970 until November 30, 1996, retiring with the rank of Captain. Doc work as a...
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Peggy Lloyd Hall

August 22, 1941 - December 3, 2017

Peggy Lloyd Hall, 76, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at the Hospice Home at High Point. A resident of this area all of her life, Peggy was born on August 22, 1941 in Randolph County. She was a member of New Beginnings Worship Center and a devoted Christian woman. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, watching Christian programming, and flowers. In addition to her parents,...
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Max Wayne Hill

September 22, 1929 - December 1, 2017

Mr. Max Wayne Hill, 88, of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice Home. A resident of this area all of his life, Mr. Hill was born on September 22, 1929 in Davidson County, a son to the late Harvey Jordan and Lula Bell Lambeth Hill. He retired from Thomasville Furniture Industries and attended Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church for many years. Mr. Hill was an...
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Julia Frances Dupree

January 5, 1940 - December 1, 2017

Ms. Julia Frances Dupree, 77, of High Point, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living. A resident of this area most of her life, Ms. Dupree was born on January 5, 1940 in Fort Payne, Alabama, a daughter to the late Doyle and Nell Ridgeway Dupree. She was of the Baptist faith and had worked in hosiery for many years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by...
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Billy Gray Hester

July 20, 1938 - November 23, 2017

Thomasville, NC Mr. Billy Gray Hester, 79, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his residence following a year of declining health. Billy was born in Winston Salem, July 20, 1938. He was a proud Navy veteran. Billy retired from Parkdale Mills after 57 years of service. He attended Archdale Assembly of God, enjoyed fishing and playing with his grand-dogs,...
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Jerry Ray Floyd

August 29, 1939 - November 22, 2017

Jerry Ray Floyd, 78, of Thomasville, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 22, 2017, peacefully, at his residence. Jerry was born in Thomasville, July 29, 1939, a son of the late Rev. Cicero McKinley Floyd and Kate Rebecca Culbreth Floyd. He retired from Wright's of Thomasville after 38 years of loyal service. His wife, Peggy Hill Floyd, and eight siblings preceded him in...
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Aldora Zimmerman Sheppard

February 5, 1939 - November 16, 2017

Mrs. Aldora Ruth Zimmerman Sheppard, 78, of High Point, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at her home. A resident of this area all of her life, Aldora was born on February 5, 1939, a daughter to the late Robert Ulysses Zimmerman, Sr. and Mildred Burton Zimmerman Hussey. She was a lifelong Quaker and a member of High Point Friends Meeting. Aldora attended Allen Jay High...
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Rachel Delores Elliott Chappell

August 16, 1936 - November 4, 2017

Rachel Delores Elliott Chappell, 81, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 at her home. A resident of this area all of her life, Rachel was born on August 16, 1936 in Guilford County, a daughter to the late Forrest and Medric Bennett Elliott. She was a homemaker and a member of Westfield Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Edward Chappell;...
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James Curtis Sloane

January 14, 1958 - November 2, 2017

Mr. James Curtis Sloane, 59, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the High Point Church of God of Prophecy, 211 N Ward Ave. The family will receive friends following the service at the home. Thomasville Funeral Home assisted the family.
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Josh Randall Freeman

July 16, 1951 - October 29, 2017

Josh Randall Freeman, 66, died October 29, 2017. A service will be held at a later date at Salisbury National Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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Sally Reason Parker

January 22, 1922 - October 28, 2017

Thomasville, NC Mrs. Sally Reason Parker, 95, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Hinkle Hospice House. Mrs. Parker was born in Dillon, SC, January 22, 1922, a daughter of the late Tim and Lela Bailey Reason. She retired from Dillard Plastic and was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Parker and a daughter, Gwen Thomas. Sally was a long time member of Amazing...
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Chad Aladin Aboukaram

December 26, 1993 - October 11, 2017

Chad Aladin Aboukaram, 23, of Los Angeles, CA, formerly of Thomasville, NC, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Chad was born on December 26, 1993 in High Point, a son to Jeanie Winslow Aboukaram and Aladin Aboukaram. He attended East Davidson High School and was a very talented young man. He was an accomplished musician and enjoyed acting in theatrical...
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Teresa Lynn Buckalew

June 3, 1949 - October 10, 2017

Thomasville, NC Mrs. Teresa Lynn Buckalew, 68, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at her residence at Piedmont Crossing. Teresa was born in Kanawha County, WV, June 3, 1949, a daughter of the late Francis Blake Donahoe and Faye Virginia Cobb Donahoe. She lived most of her life in West Virginia where she owned and operated a ceramic shop for several years. Teresa enjoyed quilting...
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Greta Berrier Embry

May 14, 1928 - October 6, 2017

Mrs. Greta Berrier Embry, 89, of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice House. A resident of this area all of her life, Mrs. Embry was born on May 14, 1928, a daughter to the late Grady Carl and Ethel Proctor Berrier. She was a dedicated member of Johnsontown United Methodist Church. Mrs. Embry especially enjoyed working in her yard, planting...
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Earl Leon Williams

February 7, 1974 - September 27, 2017

Earl Leon "Brud" Williams, Jr., 43, of Archdale, passed away unexpectedly September 27 at his residence. Brud was born in High Point, February 7, 1974, a son of Earl and Barbara Holmes Williams. He was a former employee of CPI Packaging and was currently employed at NAI. Brud was of the Baptist faith and loved sports. He was preceded in death by his father, a brother, Brian Leon Williams and a...
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Richard Carlton Davis

August 15, 1940 - September 24, 2017

THOMASVILLE - Richard "PeeWee" Davis, 77, of Thomasville, passed away on Sept. 24. Preceding him in death were his parents, James and Dorothy Davis, and a sister, Carol Trull.Surviving are sons Kelly Davis of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Terry Davis of High Point; sisters, Sue Cranford and Judy Eppley; brothers, Ronnie Davis and Jimmy Davis.He attended Fairgrove and Pilot schools,...
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Charles Alfred Tucker

April 6, 1937 - September 24, 2017

Charlie Alfred Tucker, 80, of Thomasville, died Sept. 24, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital. At Charlie's request, no formal services will be held. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Melissa Jean Smith

March 14, 1996 - September 17, 2017

Melissa Jean Smith, 21, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident. Melissa was born in Thomasville, March 14, 1996, a daughter of Ronnie Smith and Cynthia Staley. She was a loving person who had a heart of gold. Melissa was a strong, independent woman who was always smiling. She was employed by Twin Peaks in Winston Salem. Surviving are her parents Ronnie...
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Alicia Joyce Simpson

December 23, 1953 - September 17, 2017

Alicia "Allie" Simpson, 63, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Hospice Home at High Point. Alicia was born on December 23, 1953 to Raymond and Alice Arnold Simpson in Suffolk County, New York. She worked as a truck driver for nearly all of her life, with many of her friends lovingly referring to her as their "Allie" Mom. Preceding her in death are her parents, son, Lucas...
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Jane Ella Withers

August 14, 1949 - September 17, 2017

Jane Ella Withers passed from death unto life on September 17, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her parents Coy Lee Stamey and Norma Jean Stamey; and brother Robert Lee (Bo) Stamey. Jane is survived by the love of her life for 47 years Patrick Withers; her children Shane and wife Lisa, Erin and husband Scott, and Jeremy and wife Tiffany; her...
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Brian Clark Ice

July 5, 1958 - September 8, 2017

Brian Clark Ice, 59, resident of Thomasville, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital. Brian was born on July 5, 1958 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a son to the late Elias Clark and Eve Castle Ice. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and enjoyed scuba diving. For many years, he managed a scuba diving shop in Thomasville and later managed a shop in Salisbury. Brian...
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Kathy Dee Burgess

June 8, 1962 - September 2, 2017

Kathy Dee Burgess, 55, died Sept. 2, 2017. A celebration of Kathy's life will be 2 pm Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home by Pastor Jessie Beard. Burial will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 pm Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at Thomasville Funeral Home.
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William Alfredo Cruz

August 31, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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William Alfredo Cruz

August 31, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Infant William Alfredo Cruz died August 31, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Ellen Skeen Hepler

October 21, 1926 - September 1, 2017

Mrs. Ellen Skeen Hepler, 90, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 in Kannapolis following several years of declining health. Mrs. Hepler was born in Randolph County, October 21, 1926, a daughter of the late Cicero Skeen and Della Kinley Skeen. Ellen worked at Thomasville Furniture and then at Liberty House Nursing Home for many years. She was a faithful member of Oak Hill Memorial Baptist...
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Ella Lee McPhail Fridge

April 9, 1934 - August 28, 2017

Mrs. Ella Lee McPhail Fridge, 83, of Linwood, passed away August 28, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 6 pm Wednesday, August 28, 2017 at High Rock Church of Lexington, 135 Lowes Blvd. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Paul Medlin

January 6, 1946 - August 23, 2017

Dateline: Thomasville, NCPaul "Dickie" Medlin Jr. of Lexington, North Carolina passed away August 23, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Dickie, as he was known to those who loved him was born January 6, 1946 to Paul and Arlene Martin Medlin, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Mabe Medlin, son, Paul D. Medlin (Teresa), daughter, Tosha Briles, stepchildren, Chris Hill,...
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Christina Miller Ellison

January 20, 1963 - August 15, 2017

Mrs. Christy Miller Ellison, 54, of Thomasville, passed away on August 15, 2017 at High Point Regional Health Center. Christy was born on January 20, 1963 to Rev. Floyd and Marie Miller. Christy was educated in the Asheboro City Schools. Christy was a cosmetologist and was employed by High Point Regional Hospital, Mills Home and Edward Jones Investments. Christy was a member of Central Wesleyan...
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Egbert John Holmes

October 29, 1948 - August 10, 2017

Egbert John Holmes, 68, resident of Thomasville, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Salisbury VA Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Salisbury National Cemetery. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Paul Raymond Swain

December 19, 1937 - August 9, 2017

Paul Raymond "PR" Swain, Jr., 79, resident of Denton, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice House. PR was born on December 19, 1937 in Wilkes County, NC, a son to the late Paul Raymond Swain, Sr. and Hazel Dunlap Swain. He was of the Baptist faith and faithfully served his country in the United States Army. One of his greatest passions was buying and selling things. He...
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Lucas Ray Whitt

March 17, 1969 - August 7, 2017

Lucas Ray Whitt, 48, died Monday, August 7, 2017. Thomasville Funeral Home assisted the family.Lucas Ray Whitt, 48, of Thomasville, NC passed away Monday August 7, 2017 at his home.A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00pm, Sunday, August 20 at From Behind the Veil church, 156 Friendly Road, Thomasville NC. Pastor Wayne Shortt will be officiating.Whitt was born March 17, 1969 in...
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Judy Kay Burchett Harris

July 28, 1951 - July 25, 2017

Mrs. Judy Kay Burchett Harris, 65, resident of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. A resident of this area all of her life, Judy was born on July 28, 1951 in Randolph County, a daughter of the late Walter Ernest and Millie Edith Durham Burchett. She attended Wayside Tabernacle Freewill Baptist Church and was a...
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Jennie May Corbin

March 14, 1924 - July 19, 2017

Jennie May Welch Corbin, 93, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. Cremation services entrusted to Thomasville Funeral Home.
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Jerry Wayne Harrelson

October 10, 1953 - July 10, 2017

Jerry Wayne Harrelson, 63, resident of Archdale, passed away July 10, 2017 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Jerry was born on October 10, 1953 in Horry County, SC, a son to the late Ernest Thomas and Lila Pearl Harrelson. He was a graduate of Allen Jay High School and was the Chief Operator at the High Point Water Filtration plant. Jerry was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time...
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Timothy Eugene Baity

February 4, 1958 - July 9, 2017

Timothy Eugene Baity, 59, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at his residence. Tim was born in Davidson County, February 4, 1958, a son of Billy Eugene Baity and Hazel Scarlette Baity. He had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh. Tim liked to hunt and fish and could repair almost anything. Surviving are his mother, Hazel Turner; two sisters, Carmen Russell and Pam Pelfrey...
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Margie Ann Morgan Johnson

April 28, 1958 - July 8, 2017

Mrs. Margie Ann Morgan Johnson, 59, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side.Margie was born in Wyoming, WV April 28, 1958, a daughter of the late Foley Morgan and Eve Altizer Morgan. She worked at Archi Bald Greenhouse for several years. Margie loved working with flowers and being with her family, especially her grandchildren. She had a wonderful sense of...
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Mildred Williams Lester

June 11, 1947 - July 5, 2017

Mrs. Mildred Williams Lester, 70, of Thomasville, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice House. A resident of this area most of her life, Mrs. Lester was born on June 11, 1947 in McDowell County, WV to the late Lester and Lucy Roberts Williams. She had worked in the textile industry for many years and loved going to yard sales, flea markets, and thrift stores. Mrs. Lester...
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Patsy Ann Henley Smith

December 14, 1937 - June 15, 2017

Patsy Ann Henley Smith, 79, resident of Sophia, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at her home. A graveside service will be held at 3 pm Monday, June 19, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery in High Point. The family will greet friends immediately following the graveside service and other times at the home. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Mary Elliott Johnson

July 28, 1962 - June 12, 2017

Myrtle Beach Mary Elliott Johnson, 54, of Loris, formerly of Davidson County, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. Mary was born July 28, 1962, a daughter to A. B. Elliott and Jerrydean Bryant Causey. She was of the Baptist faith and loved the beach. Although she was stubborn at times, she didn't know a stranger and was...
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Darrell Wade Culler

April 7, 1946 - June 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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Hazel Myers Laws

December 23, 1921 - June 9, 2017

Thomasville, NC Hazel Myers Gamble Laws, 95, formerly of Holly Grove Rd., went to her heavenly home Friday evening at Piedmont Crossing. Hazel was born in Davidson County, December 23, 1921, a daughter of the late Curtis Myers and Pearlie Trotter Myers. She was a graduate of Fairgrove High School and a member of Fairgrove United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her two husbands,...
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Johnny Charles Holder

August 2, 1943 - June 7, 2017

Little River, SC Charles Holder, 73, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday at McLeod Seacoast Hospital. Charles was born in Thomasville, August 2, 1943, a son of the late Willie "Pete" Holder and Virginia Walser Holder. He owned and operated C & A Electric in Thomasville for over 30 years. Following his retirement, he and his wife moved to North Myrtle Beach where he worked in the electrical...
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Tammy Louann Noel Prince

September 2, 1960 - June 1, 2017

Tammy Prince's soul took flight last night, June 1, 2017 to rest in the arms of her Jesus. All that have had the privilege of knowing and loving her rejoice. Love, family. Tammy was born on September 2, 1960 in Washington D.C. to John and Patricia Ahmay Noel. She was preceded in death by her father, John Noel, and a brother, Michael Noel. Surviving are her husband, Gilliam R. Prince; mother,...
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Neva Beck Elberson Albright

December 15, 1918 - May 30, 2017

Mrs. Neva Beck Elberson Albright, 98, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. A resident of this area most of her life, Mrs. Albright was born on December 15, 1918 in Johnston County, a daughter of the late Charlie and Lula Beck. For many years, she had worked as a sock pairer in the hosiery industry, having worked for Wrenn, Silver Knit, and Dogwood Hosiery. She was also a graduate...
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Maxine Mae Hayden Bush

October 8, 1925 - May 17, 2017

Trinity Dateline Mrs. Maxine Mae Hayden Bush, 91, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Mrs. Bush was born on October 8, 1925 in Smyth County, Virginia to the late Jessie and Lula Roark Hayden. She had worked as a custodian for many years and was a member of Hughes Grove Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bush was...
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Rachel Lewis Wilson

May 5, 1939 - May 14, 2017

Mrs. Rachel Lewis Wilson, 78, went to be with her Lord Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice Home following several months of declining health. Rachel was born in Brooklyn, PA, May 5, 1939, a daughter of the late Harold Jeremiah Lewis and Gladys Cole Lewis. She was the head cook at Hobe Sound Bible College for many years. Rachel was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother....
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Ardle Theston Nobles

September 2, 1945 - May 7, 2017

Ardle Theston Nobles, 71, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center. Ardle was born on September 2, 1945 in Columbus County, a son of the late Ardle and Lissie Norris Nobles. For many years, he had worked in furniture and enjoyed woodworking, building clocks, and watching the garden grow. He was a dedicated member of Rich Fork Baptist Church, where he was active...
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Sharon Gail Hedgecock

March 14, 1959 - May 5, 2017

Thomasville- Sharon Gail Hedgecock, 58, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 5, 2017 at her home. Gail was born on March 14, 1959 in Tazewell, Virginia to James and Vivian Rose. She is preceded in death by her father James Ralph Rose. Survivors include her husband James Hedgecock; son, Tony Alvarez (Georgetta) & Brandon Hedgecock; daughters, Christy Dawn Duley and Ashley Dawn Hedgecock;...
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James Ralph Rose

December 4, 1935 - April 26, 2017

James Ralph Rose, 81, of Lexington, NC, formerly of Tazewell, VA, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Mr. Rose was born on December 4, 1935 in Tazewell to the late Robert and Mary Booth Rose. For many years, he had worked as a truck driver hauling gravel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert Carl Rose. Surviving are his wife, Estelle Reynolds Rose of the...
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Cletus William Mills

November 8, 1940 - April 21, 2017

Mrs. Cletus William Mills, Jr. died Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Heffner VA Medical Center in Salisbury. Burial was private in Salisbury National Cemetery.
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Sydney Ruth Cross

June 7, 1945 - April 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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James Hinson Wright

February 15, 1942 - April 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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Guy Lee Trent

October 8, 1925 - April 7, 2017

Guy Lee Trent, 91, of Wayne, WV passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born on October 8, 1925 a son of the late Don and Vannie Brown Trent. He was a Church of Christ member and an Air Force veteran. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Oxley Trent; an infant daughter, Tiny (Mary Elizabeth) Trent; two brothers, Herald and Hubert Trent...
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Arthur Barry Myers

August 17, 1945 - April 5, 2017

LexingtonArthur Barry Myers, 71, died Wed. April 5, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center. A private burial was held in Forest Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Thomasville Funeral Home assisted the family.
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John Kevin Davidson

April 22, 1966 - April 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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Ted Franklin Williamson

January 14, 1941 - April 4, 2017

Mr. Ted Franklin Williamson, 76, of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 4, 2017. A resident of this area all of his life, Ted was born on January 14, 1941 in Davidson County, a son of the late Harvey Winfield and Thursa Alice Hodge Williamson. Ted had worked as a truck driver and was a former Davidson County Sheriff's Deputy. He had also worked in construction for numerous...
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Myrtle Eddinger Modlin

September 7, 1919 - March 28, 2017

THOMASVILLE - Myrtle Eddinger Modlin, 97, died Wednesday March 28, 2017, at Lexington Health Care. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 31, at Fairview United Methodist Church in Thomasville with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Doris Mae Varner Gallimore

October 18, 1929 - March 22, 2017

Mrs. Doris Mae Varner Gallimore, 87, resident of Thomasville, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at her home. A resident of this area all of her life, Mrs. Gallimore was born on October 18, 1929 in Davidson County to the late Charles and Tisha Louise Hill Varner. She was of the Baptist faith and especially enjoyed gardening, spending time with family, and quilting. Through her many years of...
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Jb B. Nance

January 11, 1932 - March 22, 2017

Mr. JB Nance, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center. JB was born on January 11, 1932 in Robeson County, NC to the late James Barry and Letha Jackson Nance. He was of the Baptist faith and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and working on cars. As long as the wheels were rolling, JB was on the go all the time. In addition to his parents, he...
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Floyd Acey Gailey

June 2, 1923 - March 14, 2017

Mr. Floyd Acey Gailey, 93, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Salisbury VA Medical Center. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Nancy York Brinkley

April 26, 1938 - March 11, 2017

Mrs. Nancy York Brinkley, 78, of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 11, 2017. A resident of this area all of her life, Nancy was born on April 26, 1938 in Davidson County to the late Raleigh York, Sr. and Rosa Clodfelter York. She had worked as the Manager of the Thomasville Merchants Association and Credit Bureau for 30 years before retiring from the High Point Merchants...
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William Edward Hall

September 9, 1962 - March 7, 2017

William Edward "Bill" Hall, 54, resident of Thomasville, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his home.Bill was born on September 9, 1962 in Richmond, VA to the late Charles and Jesse Hall. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines during Desert Storm. Although he was a man of few words, he was dedicated to his family and was a strong and capable provider until his health...
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Gilbert Lee Pierce

November 23, 1927 - March 5, 2017

Gilbert Lee Pierce, 89, of Archdale, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his home.A resident of this area all of his life, Mr. Pierce was born on November 23, 1927 in Davidson County to the late Sydney and Sadie Tetter Pierce. He graduated from Lexington High School and Ashmore Business College and later served his country in the US Navy. Mr. Pierce along with his wife Helen owned and...
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Iris Bumgardner Almond

January 18, 1924 - March 3, 2017

Mrs. Iris Bumgardner Almond, 93, a former resident of Climax, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Almond was born in Thomasville, January 18, 1924, a daughter of the late Adam Luther Bumgardner and Laura Nellie Whisnatt Bumgardner. Iris enjoyed gardening and arts and crafts, especially embroidery. Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Charles Almond; a son, Vernon C....
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Clara Hepler Proctor Phillips

September 26, 1932 - February 22, 2017

Thomasville Mrs. Clara Hepler Proctor Phillips, 84, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Thomasville Medical Center. A resident of this area all of her life, Clara was born on September 26, 1932 in Davidson County to the late Thomas Reid and Claudie Scarlett Hepler. She retired as a cafeteria worker for Davidson County Schools and was a member of Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church....
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Joseph Mark Reino

September 11, 1924 - February 18, 2017

FLORENCE, SC - Joseph Mark Reino, 92, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at McLeod Hospice in Florence, SC.A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. today (Tuesday, Feb. 21) at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville. Thomasville Funeral Home is serving the family.
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Donna Kay Berrier Carter

August 2, 1952 - February 15, 2017

Donna Kay Berrier Carter, 64, of Browntown Lane, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 surrounded by her family. A resident of this area all of her life, Donna was born on August 2, 1952 in Guilford County to the late Robert Glen and Edna Matthews Berrier. She attended Ledford Senior High School and was a member of Powerhouse of Faith Ministries. Donna truly lived life to the...
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Myra Dawn Doby

July 22, 1953 - February 12, 2017

Thomasville DatelineDawn Doby Myra Dawn Doby, 63, resident of Thomasville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Avante of Thomasville following a long illness. A resident of this area all of her life, Dawn was born on July 22, 1953 in Davidson County to the late John and Dorothy Myers Doby. She was a graduate of Trinity High School, where she was the homecoming queen of 1971. She later earned...
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Donald Keith Reardon

June 9, 1948 - February 11, 2017

Mr. Donald Keith Reardon, 68, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Avante of Thomasville. A gathering to celebrate his life will be held from 1 until 2 pm Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Thomasville Funeral Home.
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Carlene Davis Gordon

February 4, 1942 - February 8, 2017

Thomasville Dateline Mrs. Carlene Davis Gordon, resident of Black Farm Road, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017. A resident of this area all of her life, Mrs. Gordon was born on February 4, 1942 in Guilford County to the late Mamie Dickens Davis and Edward Frank Davis. For many years, she worked as a housekeeper and was a dedicated member of New Grace Baptist Church in...
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Geraldine Monroe Teer

November 14, 1929 - February 8, 2017

Charlotte, NCGeraldine "Gerri" Monroe Teer, 87, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 8, 2017.Gerri was born in Guilford County, November 14, 1929, a daughter of the late Harvey Monroe and Eunice Killingsworth Monroe. She and her husband, Joe Teer, owned and operated E.M. " Joe" Teer Land Surveyor Company for over forty years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and...
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Ellen Louise Mankin Hooks

September 2, 1934 - January 27, 2017

Mrs. Ellen Louise Mankin Hooks, 82, of Lexington, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice House. Mrs. Hooks was born on September 2, 1934 in Columbiana County, Ohio to the late Russell and Dorothy Hagerty Mankin. She was a meticulous homemaker who enjoyed the beauty in decorating and entertaining, especially hosting tea parties. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hooks was preceded...
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John Edward Green

February 12, 1936 - January 23, 2017

John Edward Green, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements and Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral home is assisting the family with final arrangements in Macom, Illinois.
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Dwight Lee Richardson

July 3, 1945 - January 22, 2017

Dwight L. Richardson, 71, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Hinkle Hospice House.Dwight was born in Davidson County, July 3, 1945, a son of the late Edward Lee Richardson and Ruth Thayer Richardson. He retired from Parkdale Cotton Mill and enjoyed gardening and working on the family farm. Dwight was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.Surviving are a daughter, Dawn...
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Fredrick Clifton Harris

June 11, 1935 - January 16, 2017

Lexington Mr. Fredrick Clifton Harris, 81, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at Lexington Health Care Center. Mr. Harris was born on June 11, 1935 in Catawba County to the late Harry and Hattie Harris. He faithfully served his country as an E4 Specialist in the United States Army and worked in manufacturing for many years. He always enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach and around the...
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Esther Phillips Chaney

April 1, 1923 - January 11, 2017

Rev. Esther Phillips Chaney, 93, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Ronnie Everhart officiating. There will be no formal visitation.
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Brenda Sue Sechrist Gillaspie

February 12, 1950 - January 8, 2017

Mrs. Brenda Sue Gillaspie, 66, of Thomasville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2016 at Hinkle Hospice House.Brenda was born in Davidson County, February 12, 1950, a daughter of the late Ivey Lee Sechrist and Elsie Jane Bryant Sechrist. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and she enjoyed bowling. Brenda was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Gillaspie and...
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Nina LaDonna Keller Perdue

February 17, 1942 - January 8, 2017

Nina LaDonna Keller Perdue passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017. Nina was born February 17, 1942 to James and Nina Keller in California. Nina is survived by her husband of 15 years, James F. Perdue; sons Michael Hollis (Tracy) and John Hollis (Hsiu-Chen); daughter, Rebecca Hollis; brother, Ben Graveley, and sister Frances Gravely Kelly. Nina work for many years as a Medical Transcriptionist...
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Rigoberto Garcia

December 18, 1950 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Thomasville Funeral Home, Thomasville, North Carolina.
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Kay Kennedy Wright

May 21, 1952 - January 1, 2017

Kay Kennedy Wright, 64, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital. A resident of this area all of her life, Kay was born on May 21, 1952 in Davidson County to the late Robert Gorrell and Margie Johnson Kennedy. She was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church. Kay truly had a green thumb and could make anything grow. She enjoyed flowers,...
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Charlotte Jones McCutcheon

June 30, 1954 - December 26, 2016

Charlotte Jones McCutcheon, 62, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Hinkle Hospice House following several years of declining health. Charlotte was born in Davidson County, June 30, 1954, a daughter of the late Calvin Griffin and Ruth Reid Griffin. She worked for Patrician Furniture for many years. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Jones, and she was a member of...
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Teresa Diane Soots Jones

March 23, 1965 - December 26, 2016

Mrs. Teresa Diane Soots Jones, 51, resident of Lexington, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 26, 2016 at her home. Born March 23, 1965 in Guilford County, Teresa was the daughter of the late Lee Edward Soots, Sr. and Mary Frances Cox Soots. Teresa had a true servant's heart and was always doing everything she could to give back to others. She especially liked to volunteer at the...
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Pamela Elaine Craddock

August 18, 1949 - December 26, 2016

Mrs. Pamela Elaine Craddock, 67, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at Hinkle Hospice House. Born August 18, 1949 in Davidson County, Pamela was the daughter of the late William Roscoe and Ottie Brown Tussey. She retired from Leggett and Platt and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church in High Point. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth Whitman and two...
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Ronnie Dale Myers

June 15, 1952 - December 25, 2016

Ronnie Dale Myers passed away Christmas night at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Thomasville Funeral Home.
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Virginia Lee Haire Cloer

October 22, 1936 - December 19, 2016

Mrs. Virginia Lee Haire Cloer, 80, resident of Statesville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center. Born October 22, 1936 in Iredell County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Lee and Lina Lucille Sherrill Haire. She was the loving wife of Rev. James Cloer, to whom she was married for over 61 years. Together, they served the Lord in various...
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Kay Otela Davis Roark

September 27, 1940 - December 17, 2016

Mrs. Kay Otela Davis Roark, 76, died Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. Born September 27, 1940, in Macon County, Kay was the daughter of the late James Fred and Lilly Pendergrass Davis. She had been a member of Full Gospel Freewill Holiness Church for 24 years. She enjoyed family beach vacations and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Kay was a...
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Connie Sue Caudell Kindley

May 23, 1953 - December 16, 2016

Trinity Connie Sue Caudell Kindley, 63, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 16, 2016 at High Point Regional Hospital. Connie was born on May 23, 1953 in Smyth County, VA to Homer Caudell and Maxine Hayden Bush. She was a member of Hughes Grove Baptist Church and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Connie also enjoyed working in her flowers, shopping, going to church, and...
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Allen Holmes

May 30, 1952 - December 10, 2016

Mr. Allen Holmes, 64, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Randolph Hospice House.A resident of this area all of his life, Allen was born on May 30, 1952 in Guilford County to the late James Archie and Marilyn Driggers Holmes. He had worked as a professional painter for many years and was a devoted member of Landmark Baptist Church. Allen loved watching sports,...
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Gary Bruce Vaughn

March 23, 1951 - December 10, 2016

Gary Bruce Vaughn, 65, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Thomasville Medical Center. Services will be private. Thomasville Funeral Home is serving the family.
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David Wayne Lee

March 18, 1960 - December 7, 2016

David Wayne Lee, 56, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center following a brief illness. A resident of this area all of his life, David was born on March 18, 1960 in Davidson County to the late Robert Lester Lee, Sr. and Frances Thomas Lee. David was a hardworking man, having worked for Parkdale Mills for many years. Although he was a man of few words, he could always bring...
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Norman Winthred Luther

July 26, 1932 - December 4, 2016

Mr. Norman Winthred Luther, 84, of Lexington, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Hinkle Hospice Home.A resident of this area all of his life, Mr. Luther was born on July 26, 1932 in Davidson County to the late Eugene George and Olive Phillips Luther. He was of the Baptist faith and had retired as a supervisor from Kayby Mills. Mr. Luther also faithfully served his country in the...
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Mary Magdaline Brandl

March 17, 1929 - November 22, 2016

Funeral services will be conducted at a later date in Pearl River, NY. Local arrangements entrusted to Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph Street.
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Corelli Isenhour Jackson

July 29, 1928 - November 20, 2016

Mrs. Corelli "Kit" Isenhour Jackson, 88, of True Lane, departed from this world into the presence of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 20, 2016. She was born in Statesville, NC on July 29, 1928, the daughter of the late Cordelia Davis Isenhour and Marion Isenhour, Sr. She had worked in sales at Boyles Furniture and Rose Furniture for over 30 years. Kit led a very active life,...
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Sammie Dale Hedrick

December 3, 1949 - November 19, 2016

Sammie Dale Hedrick, 66, of Silver Valley, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his home. A resident of this area all of his life, Sammie was born on December 3, 1949 in Davidson County to late Jake and Argie Holder Hedrick. For many years, Sammie had worked as an auto body mechanic. He especially enjoyed his dogs and NASCAR racing, most importantly, Dale Earnhardt, Sr. In addition to...
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Jack Robin Horsefield

January 17, 1935 - November 17, 2016

Jack R. Horsefield, 81, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Thomasville Medical Center following several years of declining health. Jack was born in Berwick, PA, January 17, 1935, a son of the late Joseph and Marguritte Caldwell Horsefield. He was a proud Marine veteran, serving in Korea. Jack then served in the Air Force. He was an automobile salesman at several local dealerships,...
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Shirley Elaine Crane

June 18, 1935 - November 3, 2016

Shirley Scroggs Crane, 81, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at the Hospice Home at High Point. Shirley was born on June 18, 1935 in Georgia to the late Thomas Lee and Ruth Ann Scroggs. For many years, she had worked in furniture and later as a security guard. She loved talking on her C.B. and was affectionately known by her handle, "Tag Along". She was also a member of Powerhouse of Faith...
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Perry Michael Coltrane

September 13, 1948 - November 2, 2016

Mr. Perry Michael "Mickey" Coltrane, 68, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Hinkle Hospice Home. A resident of this area all of his life, Mickey was born on September 13, 1948 in Guilford County to Edward Marshall and Lorene Mills Coltrane. He was of the Baptist faith and had worked in furniture manufacturing for many years. He was preceded in death by his father. Surviving are his...
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