Obituaries March 16, 2014

Mar. 15, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Norman Hiatt
THOMASVILLE — Norman Lee Hiatt, Sr., 78, passed away Wednesday, March 12, at Pine Ridge Health and Rehab. following several years of declining health.
Norman was born in Guilford County, January 13, 1936, a son of Thomas R. Hiatt and Dorothy Beeson Hiatt.  He was employed with the City of High Point, retiring after 22 years of service.  He enjoyed gardening and selling produce.  Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Dulsie Mae Hiatt and a son, Norman Lee Hiatt, II.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Surviving are a son, Aaron Lee Hiatt of Thomasville; a granddaughter, Victoria McCracken and husband Greg of Bristol, VA; a great-grandson, Cameron McCracken; four sisters, Pauline Norman of Winston Salem, Betty Jo Kennedy and husband John of Clemmons, Phyllis Atchison and husband Larry of Greensboro, and Beverly Reed of Wilmington; three brothers, Luther Hiatt of Thomasville, Marvin Hiatt and wife Barbara of Kernersville and Donald Ray Hiatt of Muriels Inlet, SC.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m in the Davis Funerals and Cremations Chapel.  Burial will follow in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Cemetery in Colfax. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 until 9 p.m.  Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont.  Online condolences may be made at

John Little
HIGH POINT — Mr. John E. Little, Sr. 82, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Phillips Funeral Service, Inc., High Point, NC.

John Spurgeon
HIGH POINT — Mr. John Hines Spurgeon, Jr., 92, of the Abbotts Creek Community, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, March 14, 2014 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born in Davidson County on January 20, 1922 to the late John Hines and Ara Green Spurgeon, Sr.  Mr. Spurgeon was a member of Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church and former member of the Wallburg Fire Department.  He was a retired from Clinard Oil Company and served in the United States Army during World War II in the 120th Infantry Division.  Mr. Spurgeon was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Margaret Johnson; and two brothers, Clyde and Clell Spurgeon
He is survived by his wife, Tina C. Spurgeon of the Abbotts Creek Community; two daughters, Phyllis S. Peele and husband Fred of High Point, and Susan Spurgeon and friend LeVerne Carlisle of Deep Gap, NC; one son, Lynn Spurgeon of the Abbotts Creek Community; two step-daughters, Glenda Davis and husband Raymond of Natchez, Ms, and Wanda Howard and husband Hilton of Ferrida, La.; six grandchildren, Terri Dailey and husband Phil, Tony Peele and wife Lee Ann, Sandy Shuler and friend Ken Steele, Mesha Carlisle and husband Cory, Jodie Yocum and husband Dennis, and Leigha Ransom; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; six step-grandchildren; and twelve step-great-grandchildren .
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Wallburg Chapel, 10301 N. NC Hwy 109, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 with the Reverend Roy Cantrell officiating.  A private interment will follow at the Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will be at the funeral home Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 3 until 5 p.m. and other times at the home of daughter Phyllis Peele, 1525 Abbotts Creek Church Road.
Memorial gifts may be directed to Disabled Veterans National Foundation, 1020 19th St. N.W., Suite 475, Washington, D.C. 20036, .
Online condolences may be sent to the Spurgeon family at