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Guilford County, North Carolina Obituary Collection

Guilford County, North Carolina Obituary Collection - 269

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Date: Monday, 22 February 2010, at 10:31 a.m.

Joni Chisgar
Trinity
Mrs. Joni Grindstaff Chisgar, 22, of 2244 Thayer Road died Jan. 22, 2001, from injuries received in an automobile accident.
She was born Aug. 7, 1978, in High Point, a daughter of Vernon Lee Grindstaff Sr. and Sharon Hughes Gasque. She attended Trinity High School and was employed with Hillsville Family Restaurant. She was married to Dennis Chisgar, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a daughter, Hailey Blanch Grindstaff of the residence; a son, Tyler Scott Grindstaff of the residence; her mother and stepfather, Sharon and Alonzo Gasque of Trinity; her father; two brothers, Vernon Lee Grindstaff Jr. of Trinity and Jimmy Everett Hughes of Sophia; paternal grandfather, Vernon Bowman of Winston-Salem; and maternal grandmother, Kathleen Hughes of Sophia.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, by the Rev. Stan Savage. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of Sharon and Alonzo Gasque, 1275 Koonce Drive or Melva Spivey, 3376 Partridge Lane, Sophia.

Mattie Dallis
Thomasville
Mrs. Mattie “Tee-nincy” Lee Dallis, 73, of 700 Vine St. died Jan. 24, 2001, at her residence.
Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church by the Rev. E.L. White. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service at the church Saturday and other times at the residence.
S.E. Thomas Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Alma Eudy
Trinity
Mrs. Alma F. Eudy, 85, of 116 Lane Drive died Jan. 23, 2001, at GrayBrier Nursing and Retirement Center in Asheboro.
She was born in Gold Hill, a daughter of Crosin and Bertha Culp Forrest, who both preceded her in death. She was employed with King’s Department Store prior to her retirement. She was a member of Cheek Heights Baptist Church in Durham. She was a very loving mother and grandmother.
Surviving are a son, Gary Deese, and his wife, Claudia, of Colfax; a grandson, Bennett Deese and his wife, Kara, of High Point; a granddaughter, Deanne Trollinger and her husband, Jeffrey, of Winston-Salem; and a great-granddaughter, Abbie Trollinger.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Clements Funeral Chapel, Durham, by the Rev. Richard Markley. Visitation will be after the service Friday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her son, 8904 Cedar Spring Drive, Colfax.
Memorials may be directed to Gideons International, 2900 Lebanon Road, Nashville, Tenn. 37214.

Jackie Grubbs
Lexington
Mrs. Jackie Nell Williams Grubbs, 71, of Druid Hills Drive died at 7 a.m. Jan. 24, 2001, at Lexington Memorial Hospital.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence.

Willard Kimrey
High Point
Willard Hugh Kimrey, 89, of the Presbyterian Home died Jan. 24, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 E. Lexington Ave.

Rev. Joshua Lewis
High Point
The Rev. Joshua William Clayton Lewis, 55, of 212 Seward Ave. died Jan. 24, 2001, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

Thomas Redding
Trinity
Thomas Julian Redding, 90, of 9270 Archdale Road died Jan. 24, 2001, at Evergreens Nursing Center.
He was a native of Randolph County. He was a lifelong member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church and a member of the church choir for 59 years. He was a member of the Trinity School Board for 20 years and was a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertie Robbins Redding.
Surviving are two daughters, Martha Redding Reid of Archdale and Ruth R. Land of Trinity; a son, Tommy Redding of the residence; a sister, Elizabeth R. Guthrie of Asheboro; two granddaughters, Anne Lackey of Charlotte and Carol Land of Trinity; and two great-granddaughters, Kaitlyn Lackey and Kristen Lackey, both of Charlotte.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Cunha. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at Pugh Funeral Home, Randleman.
Memorials may be directed to Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, 9429 Archdale Road, Trinity, N.C. 27370.

Roy Ryan
Greensboro
Roy Howard Ryan, 84, of 5705 Anson Road began life eternal Jan. 23, 2001.
He was born Oct. 6, 1916, a son of Charlie and Effie Sullivan Ryan of the Sumner area. He graduated from Sumner High School. On Aug. 5, 1942, he was married to the love of his life, Adelaide Callahan, who preceded him in death May 6, 1984. He was a loyal member of Sedgefield Presbyterian Church and was a former deacon. He had many friends and neighbors who enjoyed his subtle sense of humor. His presence was sought after as he delighted many with his stories, his whistle and his mischievous smile.
He was employed 35 years with Jackson Beauty Supply and earned the high respect of employees and customers alike. He began while he was in high school, working in every capacity until he became president and finally retired in 1978. His reputation in the business was that of an extremely hard worker, being fair minded and productive. He led Jackson Beauty Supply in receiving the industry’s highest honors. He was preceded in death by his two daughters, Carolyn Ryan July 11, 1998, and Mrs. Jim (Janie Ryan) Crouch Jr.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to many who will miss him. He was young at heart. He was a man of God and of family. His remaining family rejoice with the assurance that he is with the Lord and loved ones.
Surviving are his five grandchildren who were especially devoted to their Pa Pa, Lisa Jones of the residence, Andy Jones of Wesley Chapel, Fla., Bo Crouch, John and Addie Crouch of Burlington; his companion and loving caregiver of 17 years, Lisa Jones; and two sisters, Ina Grace Prose of Tennessee and Tava Daughters of Long Beach.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Sedgefield Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Hanes-Lineberry, Sedgefield Chapel and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Sedgefield Presbyterian Church, 4216 Wayne Road, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.

Helen Smith
Lexington
Helen Owens Smith, 72, formerly of Central Heights, died Jan. 22, 2001, at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Ga.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel. Visitation will be 6:30-8 tonight at the funeral home.

Jennie Taylor
Thomasville
Mrs. Jennie Lackey Taylor, 87, of Estes Street died Jan. 23, 2001.
She was born Feb. 20, 1912, in Randolph County, a daughter of Charles Wilson Lackey and Lizzie Hasatine Coltrane Lackey. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She retired from Stylecraft Inc. She was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church. She was married to Olan Kenner Taylor, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Jeanette H. Walker and her husband, Bill, of Asheboro; a son, Jack C.Taylor and his wife, Cindy, of Thomasville; a stepson, David “Pete” Taylor and his wife, Ramona, of Thomasville; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Gantt of Thomasville; three grandchildren, Kenny Taylor, Tony Taylor and Dianne Solis; two great-grandchildren, Stacy McCorquodale and B.J. Alford; two great-great-grandchildren, Gabrielle Davis and Gloria Davis; and two stepgrandchildren, Tracy Taylor and Dave Taylor.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at J.C. Green & Sons Chapel by the Rev. Amos Mashburn. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her son, Jack Taylor, 109 Pleasant Drive.
Memorials may be directed to Meals on Wheels, P.O. Box 1821, Thomasville, N.C. 27361.

Lucille Wagner
High Point
Mrs. Lucille Rowland Wagner, 87, formerly of 134-D Old Mill Estates died Jan. 24, 2001, at Evergreens Nursing Center in High Point.
She was born Oct. 20, 1913, in Wake County, a daughter of Isaac Henry and Mary Emma Temple Rowland, who both preceded her in death. She was married Sept. 14, 1935, to Brownie Paul Wagner, who preceded her in death in 1995. She was a member of First Baptist Church in High Point and was a resident of High Point for 73 years after moving here from Wake County. She was a former Girl Scout leader, a member of the Eastern Star, the Grey Ladies of High Point Regional Hospital and a homemaker.
Surviving are two daughters, Diane Marsha Wagner Cotten of Greensboro and Mary Lynn Wagner McDade of Jackson, Miss.; five grandchildren, Leslie Paige West, April Lynn Hill-Bass, Ashley McDade Spence, Joseph Tyler McDade and Joshua Corban McDade; three great-grandchildren, Whitney Brooke West, Lauren Ashleigh West and James Allen West; and a beloved friend Doris Coleman of High Point.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Eastchester Drive, High Point, by the Rev. Steve Zimmerman. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.

Myrtle Beck
Greensboro
Mrs. Myrtle Chapman Beck, 94, of the Evergreens and formerly of High Point, stepped into eternity Jan. 26, 2001, at Moses Cone Hospital.
She was born Jan. 24, 1907, in White Plains, Ga., a daughter of Thomas Hilliard and Elizabeth Earnest Chapman. She and her family came to Lexington, where she met her beloved husband of 68 years, George Marvin Beck, who preceded her in death. She was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had a keen wit and uncommon wisdom. She found great joy in doing for others. She also was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Summer Crowson.
Surviving are her daughter, Delores B. Thomas of High Point; two sons, Marion Lanoise Beck and his wife, Patricia, of Jamestown, and Marvin Bryce Beck of the Evergreens, Greensboro; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be held 2 p.m. Monday at High Point Friends Meeting House by the Rev. Dave Kingrey and the Rev. Victor Murchison. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 5:30 this afternoon at Harold C. Davis Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Marion Lanoise Beck, 3003 Lodge Drive, Jamestown.
Memorials may be directed to High Point Friends School Fund, 800 Quaker Lane, High Point, N.C. 27262.

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