Kelly Faron Hedgecock, 44, of 7065 Cedar Square Road died Jan. 2, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born Sept. 1, 1956, in Guilford County, a son of Charlie David and Anna Bryant Hedgecock, who both preceded him in death. He was a lifelong resident of the Cedar Square community. He was employed with Valspar Coatings. He attended Cedar Square Friends Meeting. On Sept. 1, 1983, he married the former Deborah Springer, who survives of the residence. He also was preceded in death by four brothers.
Also surviving are two daughter, Jennifer Dempsey and her husband, Josh, of Archdale and Amanda Huffman of High Point; a sister, Frances Canter of Julian; four brothers, Horace Hedgecock of Greensboro, David Hedgecock of Clemmons, Bobby Hedgecock and Dan Hedgecock, both of Trinity; and two grandchildren, Anthony James Zakos and Ashley Nicole Cardwell.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Square Friends Meeting by the Rev. Ben Hurley. Burial will be in Cedar Square Friends Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to the Loveline Cancer Support Program of High Point Regional Hospital, P.O. Box HP-5, High Point, N.C. 27261.
Howard Wooding Hobson, 76, of Cedar Lane died Jan. 2, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
John Lee Jr.
John Luther Lee Jr., 65, of Marion Drive died Jan. 2, 2001, at the residence of his daughter after an extended illness.
Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6-7 tonight at the funeral home.
Cager Little Sr.
Cager Little Sr., 80, of 710 Cliffside Ave. died Dec. 27, 2000, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Mt. Gilead, a son of Cager and Lizzie Ingram Little, who both preceded him in death. He attended school in the Montgomery County School System. He Married Annie Lisa Gidderon, who preceded him in death. He was a member of Temple Memorial Baptist Church where he was a faithful member and sang with the Gospel Choir until his health began to fail.
Surviving are three daughters, Sara L. Moore and Cathy Little, both of High Point and Elnora (Dwight) Mason of Greensboro; three sons, Cager (Nettie) Little Jr. of the residence, Sherwood Little and Terry Little, all of High Point; two sisters, Katie Jackson and Emma Little, both of Richmond, Va.; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; four devoted nieces, Cathy Ledbetter of New York, Annie Mae Bruton and Florence Allen, both of High Point, and Betty Cooledge of Virginia; a devoted caretaker, Mario Patterson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Frank Thompson, Hilltop St. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens of Guilford, Jamestown. Visitation will be noon until the hour of service today at the church.
Hunter-Swittenburg Funeral Home, Thomasville, is in charge of arrangements.
Mamie Lenora Massey Michael, 88, of Springs Hollow Lane died Jan. 1, 2001, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Asheville, after a short illness.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel, Lexington. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Ethel Ree Bowers Murphy, 87, of 288 Lloyd Murphy Road died Jan. 2, 2001, at Community General Hospital.
She was born Aug. 29, 1913, in Davidson County, a daughter of June Harrison Bowers and Della Hinkle Bowers. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She was a homemaker. She was a Pilot High School Class of 1931 valedictorian. She was a member of Bethany United Church or Christ, Ladies Bible Class and a former Sunday school teacher. She was married to Lloyd Stone Murphy, who preceded her in death March 13, 1980. She also was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Grace Sink and two brothers, Herbert and Carl Bowers.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Clark (Elaine) Hodgin of 488 Lloyd Murphy Road; a brother, Gurley Bowers of Thomasville; a granddaughter, Mrs. Stephen (Candace) Grubbs of Winston-Salem; and a great-grandson, Robert Alexander Grubbs.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Bethany United Church of Christ by the Rev. Robert Thurston. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home and other times at the residence of her daughter.
James Henry Beck, 76, of 401 Unity St. died Jan. 4, 2001, at Community General Hospital.
He was born Dec. 22, 1924, in Davidson County, a son of Henry Clay Beck and Doris Eliza Burton Beck. He retired from North State Telephone in 1989. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II with General McArthur Headquarters. He was a member of Thomasville Chapter 3215.31 of Gideon International. He was a member of Holly Hill Wesleyan Church, the Upper Room Sunday Class, formerly served on the church board and was a former Sunday school teacher. On Oct. 19, 1946, he was married to Nannie Lee Spencer, who survives of the residence. He was preceded in death by his son, Calvin L. Beck in 1986.
Also surviving are a daughter, Ms. Dianne Rich of Thomasville; two sons, Darrell Beck and his wife, Saundra, and Gary L. Beck and his wife, Nancy, both of Thomasville; his mother of Thomasville; two sisters, Mrs. Jim (Vera) Davis and Mrs. George (Martha) Smith, both of Thomasville; and four grandchildren, Jeremy Suits, Amanda Suits and Megan Beck, all of Thomasville, and Andy Beck and his wife, Beth, of Durham.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Holly Hill Wesleyan Church by the Rev. Mark Mullins. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The body will be at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Holly Hill Wesleyan Church, 202 W. Holly Hill Road, Thomasville, N.C. 27360 or to Gideon International, c/o Thomasville Chapter 3215.31, 1225 Lexington Ave., Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Mrs. Gladys Virginia Gibson, 68, of Kennedy Road died Jan. 3, 2001, at Community General Hospital.
She was born July 22, 1932, in Guilford County, a daughter of the late George Mitchell Snouffer and Minnie Matthews Snouffer. She was a homemaker and a member of First Thomasville Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she served as a former pianist.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Kimberly Lynn Specce and her husband, Dr. Bill Specce, of New York, Ms. Susan Josephine Gibson of Pfafftown and Mrs. Brenda Gayle Hodge and her husband, Tim Hodge, of Thomasville; a son, Walter Lee Gibson Jr. of High Point; six sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Booth, Mrs. Ruby Dearen and Mrs. Esther Pickerel, all of Greensboro, Mrs. Geraldine Nicholls, Mrs. Ruthann Coolidge and Mrs. Helen Brush, all of Florida; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Thomasville Pentecostal Holiness Church by the Rev. Joe Beane and the Rev. Rick Wilkie. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro. The body will be at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the family’s respective homes.
Mrs. Sallie Greer of 3428 Old Greensboro Road died Jan 4, 2001, at Community General Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cornelia C. Hatchett died Dec. 31, 2000.
Surviving are five children, Mrs. Jeanetta R. (Leo) Gorham of the residence, Mrs. Eula (Lorenzo) Mills of Rialto,Calif., Sherriod (Valerie) Hatchett of Patuxent, Md., Tony (Tina) Shannon of Portsmouth, Va., and Larry (Betty) Shannon of Papillion, Neb.; and a loving sister, India (Harold) Bailey of Norfolk.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Church, Norfolk, Va.
Hargett Funeral Service of High Point is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph London died Dec. 28, 2000.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Williams; four daughters, Mrs.. Betty L. (William) Dockery, Mrs. Shirley L. (Leon) Brown, Mrs. Deanna L. (Donavau) Baldwin and Ms. Antwana London, all of High Point; three sons, Joseph London Jr., Travis C. London and Parris A. London, all of High Point; two sisters, Mrs. Mary London (Arthur) McDuffie of High Point and Mrs. Queen Esther (Jim) Wilson of Miami, Fla.; a brother, Benjamin (Susie) London of High Point; four special family friends, Chaka Bridges, Renee Christian, Fran James and Randy Robinson; 22 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Hargett Memorial Chapel of High Point. Visitation will be 2:30-3 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Hargett Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Ulys Earl Miller, 91, of Glenstone Health Care and Ball Branch Road, died Jan. 3, 2001, at Glenstone.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche Proffitt Miller.
Surviving are five sons, J.D. Miller and his wife, Carolyn, of Sophia, Fred and Allen Miller, both of Boone, Robert and Grady Miller, both of Lenoir; a daughter, Lena Mae Miller of Lenoir; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Glenn and Leroy Miller, both of Baltimore, Md., Dean Miller of Bristol, Tenn., and Dan Miller of Boone.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell United Methodist Church, Boone. Burial with military rites will be in Hopewell Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, 194 Queen St.
Memorials may be directed to Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4061 N.C.194 North, Boone, N.C. 28607 or to Blazing Saddles, P.O. Box 3082, Boone, N.C. 28607.
Raymond Delos Myers, 71, of 507 Longview Drive died Jan. 3, 2001, at Community General Hospital.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home.