Mrs. Doris Ann Gable Hedrick, 62, of 815 Hasty School Road died Feb. 19, 2001, at her residence after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Nov. 30, 1938, in Davidson County, a daughter of Claude Chandler Gable and Maggie Watson Gable. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She was a sales director with Mary Kay Cosmetics with more than 20 years of service. She was a member of Green Street Baptist Church. She was married to Bobby Brice Hedrick, who survives of the residence.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs.. Janet Hoover and her husband, Randy, of Archdale; a sister, Mrs.. Ruth Nicks and her husband, Lynn, of Thomasville; two grandchildren, Daniel and Will Hoover; four nieces, Tina Kennedy, Mandy Templeton, Sharon Small and Tracey Ballard; and two nephews, Eddie and Paul Gable.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Green Street Baptist Church Chapel by the Rev. Gene A. Phillips and the Rev. Joe D. Coltrane. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service Wednesday. Burial will be in Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 tonight at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont Inc., 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
The family would like to thank Dr. Susan Williford and her staff and the nurses and staff at High Point Regional Hospital 7th Floor North.
Joseph Michael Hussey, 48, of 109 College St. died Feb. 18, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Allen Jay Baptist Church, High Point. Visitation will be after the service.
J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lillian McCollum Kimbrough, 91, of 1305 Olga Ave. died Feb. 18, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital, where she had been a patient since Feb. 13. She had been in declining health for five months.
She was born in High Point, a daughter of Gurney Monroe McCollum Sr. and Dora Harris McCollum, who both preceded her in death. She was a graduate of High Point Normal & Industrial School, class of 1929. She was employed in the office of Dr. C.T. Whitten as a practical nurse for 34 years. She was a member of Greater First United Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Luther Kimbrough Circle and Missionary Group #2. She was a former member of the deaconess board and a member of the Burnshill Community Club. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Kimbrough, in May 1975; her only brother, Gurney Monroe McCollum Jr.; and two sisters, Olymphia McCollum and Vivian Simpson.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Margie M. Couser and Mrs. Betty M. McAllister and her husband, Raymond McAllister Sr., all of High Point; a niece, Mrs. Dora S. Harris of the residence; two nephews, Raymond A. McAllister Jr. of High Point and Michael F. McAllister and his wife, Latrelle, of Charlotte; five great nieces and nephews, Master Michael Blake McAllister of Charlotte, Ms. Roslyn R. Nelson, Ms. Monique C. McAllister, Ms. Megan C. McAllister and Ms. Melanie C. McAllister, all of High Point; and four cousins, who seem more as her children, Ernest Harris Jr. of Hyattsville, Md., Karen H. Carter and her husband, Derek, of Blacksburg, Va., Charles Gideon and his wife, Deborah, and Julia Gideon, all of Annapolis, Md.
Funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Greater First United Baptist Church by the Rev. William S. Fails. Burial will be in Greenhill Cemetery. Visitation will be noon Thursday and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27261
Haizlip Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen Pressley, 94, formerly of Williams Street died Feb. 18, 2001, at Evergreens Nursing Center Inc. after several years of declining health.
She was born Jan. 30, 1907, in Patrick County, Va., a daughter of Samuel J. and Pencie Smith Pilson. She was an elementary school teacher for 39 years, teaching in Virginia and in North Carolina at Hasty Elementary and Oakview Elementary. She was a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church and the Seniors On The Move Club. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Stanley, Earl Johnson and Roy Roosevelt Pressley.
Surviving are a brother, Murray Pilson of Hampton, Va.; two stepsons, Robert Pressley and his wife, Brenda, of Concord, Gary Pressley and his wife, Carole, of High Point; five stepdaughters, Ms. Diane Rook of Greensboro, Mrs. Sandra Crouch and her husband, George, of High Point, Ms. Ruby Mitchell of High Point, Mrs. Thelma Grissom of Florida, and Mrs. Nancy McDowell of Asheville; a niece, Margaret Jean Butler and other nieces and nephews in Stuart, Va.; stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church by the Rev. Ray Hamilton. Visitation will 10 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday at the church. Graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Ross Harbour Methodist Church Cemetery, Patrick County, Va., by the Rev. Patricia Stover.
Memorials may be directed to Lexington Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund, 620 E. Lexington Ave., High Point, N.C. 27262.
Harold C. Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stella Gladys Hare Rose, 94, died Feb. 18, 2001.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Russell’s Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6-9 tonight at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Allan Garner, 215 Coy Stella Trail.
Sammie “S.B.” Smarr, 72, of 507 Underhill St., died Feb. 16, 2001, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born Oct. 25, 1928, in York County, S.C.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Baptist Church, by the Rev. J.W. Flake. Burial will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens. Public viewing will be 3-9 p.m. today at the church, 715 W. Willis Ave. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Gilmore Funeral Service of High Point is in charge of arrangements.
Timothy Lynn Taylor, 44, died Feb. 18, 2001.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Neighbors Grove Wesleyan Church. Visitation will be 6-9 tonight at Pugh Funeral Home.
Robert York, 55, died at 5 a.m. Feb. 18, 2001, at Sandhills Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be 7-8 at Nelson Funeral Home. Funeral will be Saturday in Hamlet.
Mr. Arthur Stephen “Steve” Amick, 50, of 120 Briggs Place, died Feb. 17, 2001.
He was born July 11, 1959, in Guilford County, the son of the Rev. Alvin and Jean Weekly Amick. He was a graduate of South Rowan High School and attended Pfeiffer College. He had been a resident of High Point for most of his adult life. He worked for D.W. Griffin Wrecking Co. in Greensboro and was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Greensboro. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Tim Amick.
Survivors are a son, Daniel Amick and his wife, Allison, of Julian; his mother, Jean Amick of the home; his grandmother, Fannie Weekly of High Point; three sisters, Karen Clark of Greensboro, Rebecca Candler and her husband, David, of High Point and Andrea Buskirk and her husband, Kevin, of Madison; six brothers, Victor Amick of Greensboro, Kent Amick and his wife, Leesa, of Eden, Chris Amick and his wife, Regina, of Thomasville, Alex Amick of Archdale, Martin Amick of High Point and Kelly Amick and his wife, Eden, of Asheboro; and his best friend, Jan Leonard.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lebanon United Methodist Church by the Rev. Roland Jones. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at Sechrest Funeral Home on E. Lexington Avenue. Memorials may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church, 237 Idol Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262.
Miss Merisa Renee Brown, 2, of 1307 Cook St., died Feb. 16, 2001, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 14, 1999, a daughter of Keith and JoAnn Bolen, who survive.
Also surviving are two sisters, Ashley Brown of High Point and Amanda Gromes of Kernersville; a brother, Brandon Bolen of Winston-Salem; grandmother, Patty Hughes of Lexington; grandfather, Sherman Bolen of High Point; and two great-grandparents, Wayne and Salley Jarrett of Thomasville.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point by Pastor Donny Holt. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and at other times at 111 Avery Ave.
Mrs. Marsha Brower Clewis, 48, of 3017-I Ingleside Drive, died Feb. 17, 2001, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She was born in High Point on June 1, 1952, a daughter to Rufus Wade Brower and Dorothy Gilliam Brower, and was married on June 19, 1992, to Thomas Jerry Clewis Jr., who survives of the home. Marsha was a homemaker, a member of Archdale Church of the Nazarene and a graduate of Allen Jay High School.
Also surviving are her parents, Wade and Dorothy Brower of High Point; daughter, Michelle Vaughn of High Point; brother, Gary Brower and wife Lisa of High Point; grandson, David Shane Lucas of High Point; two nieces, Kelly and Kayla Brower of High Point and a dear cousin, Karen Hardwick of Fayetteville.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale by Pastor Bill Sessoms. Burial will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 tonight at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of her parents, 1574 Kersey Valley Road.
The Rev. Burnie Alfine “Bill” Harper Jr., 76, died Feb. 17, 2001.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at West Asheboro Church of God. Visitation will be 6-9 tonight at the church and at other times at the home. Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.