Obituaries March9, 2014
TRINITY — Danny Craig “DK” Kennedy, age 49, a resident of Trinity, passed away, Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
He was born Dec. 21, 1964 in Guilford County, N.C., to Robie Earl Kennedy and Shirley Hicks Kennedy and had been a resident of the Trinity area all of his life. He worked for Davidson County as an Electrical Inspector for 12 years. Danny was a former member of Trinity Baptist Church and attended Southside Baptist Church in Thomasville. He enjoyed fishing, electrical work, doing sound work for praise bands and the company of his faithful canine companions Daisy and Chloe. Danny also enjoyed Scouting and was a former Scout leader for Troop 19. He was an avid Carolina Panthers fan. He was preceded in death by his mother; Shirley Hicks Kennedy.
He is survived by his wife; Melaine Smith Kennedy of the home, his children; Ashley Megan Hunt of Trinity, Danny Craig Kennedy, Jr., and Dylan Michael Kennedy both of the home, his father; Robie Earl Kennedy of Archdale. Also surviving are his sisters; Robin Leonard and her husband Jeff of Chester, Va. and Joni Kennedy of Thomasville, his brother; Tim Kennedy and his wife Debbie of Archdale, his grandchildren; Bethany and Grayson Hunt, and several nieces and nephews, he loved dearly.
A service to celebrate Danny’s life will be held Tuesday, March 11 at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church in Thomasville, with Reverend Tommy Sizemore, Pastor Ken Evans and Pastor Dan Alderman officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale is in charge of arrangements.
Willie J. Andrews
HIGH POINT — The funeral of Mr. Willie J. Andrews, 71, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 10, 2014 at noon at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park. Family will receive friends at the chapel from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.
HIGH POINT — Mr. Anthony Steed, 40, died on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at High Point Regional UNC Healthcare. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.
Evelyn Skeen Rothrock Hill
THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Evelyn Skeen Rothrock Hill, 78, of Maplewood Ave., passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born on May 23, 1935 in Davidson County to Howard and Louetta Skeen Rothrock and had lived in the area for her entire life. She retired from Earls of High Point, was an active member of Heidelberg United Church of Christ and enjoyed traveling. She was preceded in death by her daughter Eugenia Hill and her husband Douglas Eugene Hill.
Surviving are her daughter, Robin Hill McLain and husband Michael of Thomasville, son, Douglas Allen Hill, wife Glenda, and family of Trinity, sisters, Edna Campbell of Thomasville and Ellen Alexander of Lexington, and grandson Dr. Michael McLain, Jr., Ph.D.
Graveside funeral services will be on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Holly Hill Memorial park Cemetery with Rev. M.F. Morton officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville. The family suggests memorials be made to Heidelberg United Church of Christ memorial Fund, 118 Salem Street, Thomasville, NC 27360 in Mrs. Hill’s memory. Online condolences may be made to www.jcgreenandsons.com The family wishes to thank her brother in law, Bill F. Hill and her sister, Edna Campbell for all of the love and support given to Evelyn during her illness.
Debbie Kay Buffkin
LEXINGTON — Mrs. Debbie Kay Buffkin, 53, died March 7, 2014. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Thomasville Funeral Home.
Cecelia Anne Hill
GREENSBORO — Cecelia Anne Hill, 91, died on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
George H. Humphries
LEXINGTON — George Harrison Humphries, 36, of Shepps Boat Dock Rd., Lexington, NC died Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the funeral home.
Baby Messiah Durant
HIGH POINT — Baby Messiah Durant died on Feb. 4, 2014 at Woman’s Hospital. Funeral arrangements are in the care of People’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Lula Mae Parks Roberts
THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Lula Mae Parks Roberts, age 88, a resident of Thomasville, died Friday, March 7, 2014.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 11 in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.