Obituaries May 28, 2014

May. 28, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

June Allred

GREENSBORO - June Delancy Allred, 81, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

Frederick Ray Barber, Jr. 

CARY — Frederick Ray Barber, Jr. (Fred), 76, died unexpectedly on May 25, 2014 while recovering from surgery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Ray Barber, Sr. and Geneva Franklin Barber, and by his elder son, Mark Barber.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Luther Barber; sister, Christine Everett; son and daughter-in-law, Eric & Christine Barber; daughter-in-law, Sharon Barber; five grandchildren, Christy Hanner, Ashley Barber, Jake Barber, Jessica Barber, and Ryan Barber; nieces, Janice and Kathy Everett; and great-nephew, Devin Everett.

Fred was born in Crossnore, NC and as the son of a Methodist Minister moved frequently throughout his childhood (a habit he would continue into adulthood). He graduated from High Point University in 1959 where he was Student Body President and began a long career in media. He started as a newspaper reporter at The High Point Enterprise, and then became a television reporter/photographer at WSOC-TV in Charlotte.

Fred covered political races in both Carolinas and the 1960 Democratic Convention where John Kennedy was nominated. There, he interviewed Lyndon Johnson and later in his life, other important figures including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Carl Sandburg.

Fred covered sit-ins and other civil rights events in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia for NBC news in the early 1960’s. He and another reporter developed the idea of capturing the special music associated with the Civil Rights Movement. They drove to NC A&T College in their own cars to pick up members of the school choir and take them to a recording studio in Charlotte. Stopping for gas along the way they were refused service because of the integrated group. The group made it to Charlotte where the recording was completed.

The next step was heading to NYC where they approached multiple recording studios. They finally found a studio to produce the record titled “Everybody Wants Freedom.”

In 1963 Fred became News Director at WGHP-TV in High Point. His career progression included senior management roles at stations in Charlotte, Washington DC, Raleigh, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, and ultimately back to Raleigh where he retired in 1998 as Senior Vice President for Broadcasting for Capitol Broadcasting Company, ending a 40 year career in media. During his career he served on numerous industry Advisory Boards including active roles on the Affiliate Boards for both ABC and CBS.

Though media was his profession, Fred’s two real passions in life were his family and community service. He was married to the love of his life, Evelyn, for 53 wonderful years and was extremely proud of his entire family. He played a major role in ensuring traditional family reunions continued and had a strong sense of connection to so many members of a large family tree. Fred spent much of his retirement actively involved in the lives of his grandchildren and always made family his number one priority.

Throughout his life Fred was actively involved in community service. He was extremely active with The Salvation Army, serving on their Advisory Board in three cities including Raleigh, and was elected a Life Member of the Salvation Army Board in Wake County in 2011. He held leadership positions in multiple organizations including the Raleigh Rescue Mission, Wake County Human Services Board, and the NC Lung Association.

Fred turned the greatest tragedy in his life, the death of his son Mark, into inspiration to help save the lives of others. He was one of the driving forces responsible for the opening of The Healing Place of Wake County in 2001. Ensuring the ongoing success of this amazing place was his mission. He continued to give of his time, talents, and resources for the remainder of his life. Fred taught classes, assisted alumni in finding housing and employment, served on the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, and was a mentor to a multitude of people. He will be dearly missed.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 28 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at The Healing Place of Wake County, 1251 Goode St., Raleigh. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 29 at 1:00 pm at Edenton St. United Methodist Church, 228 W. Edenton St., Raleigh and the family will receive friends there immediately afterward. Burial to follow at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Healing Place of Wake County Endowment, 1251 Goode St., Raleigh, NC 27603.

Condolences may be made online at www.MitchellatRMP.com.

 

Richard Jefferson Bentley

JAMESTOWN — Richard Jefferson Bentley, 79, of Jamestown, passed away on May 25 at Hospice Home of High Point after a longtime illness.

He was born March 3, 1935 in Mooresville, NC to the late Samuel Marion Jefferson Bentley and Luda Kerley Bentley. He moved to Jamestown in 1975 and was a longtime member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church, serving as Deacon, Assistant Treasurer, Junior High Leader, Sunday School Teacher and was on several committees. He was a devoted brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was a proud veteran. He was preceded in death by his sister, Laura Frances Wyatt.

He is survived by his wife of almost 58 years, Barbara Hilton Bentley of Jamestown; daughter, Cindy Bentley Danieley and husband Jim of Greensboro; son, Mark J. Bentley, Sr. of Jamestown; grandson, Mark Jr. of Jamestown; and great-grandson, Noah of Jamestown.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Timothy Mullins of Piedmont Urological for his many years of wonderful care, compassion and friendship.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 29 at the Jamestown Presbyterian Church conducted by Reverend Newton Cowan. Interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until service time.

Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com.

Betty Carlan

FRANKLINVILLE — Betty Jean Layton Carlan, 85,  died Monday, May 26, 2014.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements by Ridge Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

Bobby Clodfelter

ARCHDALE  — Mr. Bobby Ray Clodfelter, 82, resident of Archdale, died May 26th, 2014 at Morningview Assisted Living Center.

Mr. Clodfelter was born January 26th, 1932 in Guilford County, a son to the late Robert Paul and Naola Crisco Clodfelter.  He was a resident of this area all his life and attended Trinity High School where he graduated in 1950.  After high school he attended Campbell College on a football scholarship and later attended High Point College.  He received a B.S. in Physical Education and later taught at Trinity High and Oakview Elementary School.  Bobby had a passion and vision for developing and had many real estate projects in North Carolina and South Carolina.  During the 50’s and 60’s he ran the Archdale Soda Shop and built and operated The Chicken Thief Drive In on South Main St.  He was a member of Trinity Memorial United Methodist Church.  On December 19th, 1954 he married the former Shirley Swiggett who survives of the residence.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Smith; and two brothers, Samuel and Charles Clodfelter.

Also surviving are three daughters, Kay Lynn Miller and husband Aubrey of Trinity, Joanie Foster and husband Richard of Boone and Jill Clodfelter of Archdale; a brother, Jerry Clodfelter and wife Geneva; six grandchildren, Daniel Miller, Zachary Miller, Lauren Foster, Abigail Foster, Leah Haynes and Dylan Haynes; a sister-in-law, Audrey Clodfelter of Trinity; numerous nieces and nephews and many extended family.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Faye Herbin officiating.  Interment will follow at Trinity Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale. 

Memorials may be directed to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro, NC 27405 or to the Alzheimer’s Association of Western North Carolina, 3800 Shamrock Dr. Charlotte, NC 28215 or to Trinity Memorial United Methodist Church, 7140 N.C. Hwy 62 Trinity, NC 27370. Online condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Mary Craver

GREENSBORO - Mary Craver, 67, died Sunday, May 25, 2014.

Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

‘Lynn’ Collins

ARCHDALE — Mrs. Linnis “Lynn” Ann Franklin Collins, age 68, passed away in High Point on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. 

She was born June 17, 1945 in Guilford County to Ollie Main Franklin and Annie Velna Scarboro Franklin.  She was retired from Gulton-Femco Mfg.  Lynn was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC.  She loved working in her flowers and loved shopping.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Charles Vernon Franklin.  She was married to Owen Rembert Collins who preceded her in death on October 24, 1997.

Surviving are a sister, Martha Sue Colburn and husband Edward of Trinity; niece, Angela Lawrence and husband Brad of High Point; nephew, Chris Collins and wife Cheryl of Trinity; and many other nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in J. C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Patrick Fuller officiating.  Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m., prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Love Line, c/o High Point Regional Health Foundation, P. O. Box HP5, High Point, NC  27261.   

Online condolences may be sent to the Collins family at www.jcgreenandsons.com. 

She loved Angela, Brad, Brandi, Darren, Nate, Chris, Cheryl and many others as her own.  

 

Nicholas Falco

HIGH POINT - Nicholas Falco, 60, died Friday, May 23, 2014.

The family will have a private service at a later date. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

Susan Foster

HIGH POINT — Susan Anne Foster, 61, born Nov. 3, 1953, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2014.

She is survived by siblings and two half sisters: Harold Yates, Phyllis Parnell, Claudine Drawdy, Patsy Johnson, Calvin Yates, Robert Yates, Delores Scott and Jessie Yates.

Cremation was held May 27 by Triad Cremations. A celebration of life gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, June 1, at the home of her sister.

 

Chris Hanes                     

WINSTON-SALEM — Stephen Christopher “Chris” Hanes,  28, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale.

 

Mamie Hare

SEAGROVE — Mamie Esther Freeman Hare, 98,  died Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 30,  at Center Cross Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 29,  at Ridge Funeral Home in Asheboro.

 

Harmon Hash

HIGH POINT — Harmon Hash, 65, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Davis Funerals and Cremations is serving the Hash family.

 

William Haynes

LEXINGTON — William Quentein Haynes, 92,  died Monday, May 26, at his home after declining health.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10  to 10:45 a.m. today at Davidson Funeral Home.

 

Larry Hill

THOMASVILLE - Larry Hill, 66, died Thursday, May 22, 2014.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

Carlene Leonard

LEXINGTON — Mrs. Carlene Freedle Leonard, 76, a resident of 471 Jarrell Road, died Saturday evening, May 24, 2014 in the Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. 

She was born July 7, 1937, in Randolph County, a daughter of Harrison Freedle and Ethel Yates Freedle.  Mrs. Leonard was a Homemaker and attended Silver Valley Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers, James Freedle, Terry Freedle and Odell Freedle.

On September 10, 1955 she was married to B.J. Leonard, who survives of the home.  Also surviving are daughters, Sue Small and boyfriend Gary Collins of Lexington, Rhonda Hedrick and husband Steve and Becky Leonard Nealey, both of Lexington; sisters, Peggy Freedle Parrish, Barbara Asbury and boyfriend Charles Bowden, both of Lexington, and Linda Shore of Lexington; brothers, Fred Freedle and wife India of Asheboro and Coy Freedle of Lexington; a sister-in-law, Myrtle Summey and husband Charlie of Lexington; grandsons, Howard Lewis Small, II of Greensboro and Matthew Stephen Nealey of Thomasville.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Silver Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Little, Rev. Billy Joe Yates and Rev. Bill Blevins officiating.  Burial will follow in Cid United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Mrs. Leonard will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Howard Lewis Small, II, Matthew Stephen Nealey, Gary Collins, Sr., Roger Poe, Coy Freedle and Charles Bowden.

Online condolences may be sent to the Leonard family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

 

Ruby  Leonard

LEXINGTON — Ruby Johnson Leonard, 97, died Monday May 26, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday May 30,  at First United Methodist Church. Davidson Funeral Home Lexington is serving the family.

 

Ward Mahala

KERNERSVILLE — Ward Holton Mahala, 89,  died Monday May 26, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Forest Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30,  at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

 

Andre Marinelli

HIGH POINT- Andreas (“Andre”) Amedeo Marinelli, 50, made his journey to heaven, on May 26th, 2014 at Hospice Home at High Point.

We are grateful that Andre can now be without pain and reunite with his youngest brother, Roberto Marinelli, who passed away just two months ago. Andre’s strong will to live, his unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family, friends, and supporters carried him through his 11-month battle with cancer.

While we are heartbroken over losing such an amazing son, father, brother, uncle, and friend, we rejoice that Andre’s Christian faith prepared him for his final journey home. We are certain that Andre has already cracked up many of his heavenly friends with his hilarious stories, and we wouldn’t be surprised if the brothers are already cooking up some “Marinelli Mischief” to add a little life to the party up there!

Andre was born on August 6, 1963 in Pleidelsheim, Germany. Shortly after being born his family moved from Germany to Chieti, Italy where he spent his childhood until his family moved to High Point, NC. He graduated from T.W. Andrews High School in 1981 and later served in the US Army at Ft. Dix in New Jersey. Andre loved spending time with his family and friends, and he especially loved fishing, racing cars, playing his drums, and battling his girlfriend in “Family Feud!” (He always won!) His greatest joy, however, came from making others happy – something he excelled at on a daily basis. Andre’s gorgeous smile, wicked sense of humor, generous heart, and loving spirit will be forever missed.

Andre is survived by his parents Gabriel and Christel (nee Guttmann) Marinelli; his son, Andre Marinelli, Jr. and his fiancé Tabby Reynolds; grandchildren, Tanner and Madyson Marinelli; brother, Marco and his wife Regina of Mason, Ohio; brother Marcello and his fiancé Victoria of High Point; nieces, Brittany, Gabriella, and Isabella Marinelli, and nephew Sebastian Marinelli and his girlfriend, Kimberly Carpenter.

He is also survived by his sister Martina Vega and her husband Daniel and their children, and “aunt and uncle” Barbara and Donnie Hodges. Also left to cherish memories of Andre are Lisa Marinelli, the mother of his son, and her daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Anthony Ratley. Andre will also be missed by his extended family in Italy and Germany who he remained close with over the years. Andre is also survived by the woman he called his “soul mate/ best friend/ love of my life,” Lynn Ruppard. And we cannot leave out his beloved dog, Lucy, who shared a special bond with Andre and who will greatly miss chasing the ball with her ‘daddy.’

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Cumby Family Funeral Service, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point. A graveside service to celebrate Andre’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2014 in Floral Garden Memorial Park with Carlos Cascante, Andre Marinelli Jr., and Pastor Linda Suggs officiating. Julie Parker will share her gift of music, with Kevin Carter, Jerry Worley, Michael Parker, Paul Capra, Anthony Ratley, and Sebastian Marinelli serving as pallbearers. Friends are invited to share special memories of Andre during the service, as well.

A special thank you is given to the staff of Wesley Long Cancer Center and Hospital, Tamara Crotts from Trinity Infusion, and the staff at Hospice, especially Joy White and Sarah Bullard, for all the love and care provided to Andre and his family. Thank you also to Andre’s many friends who stood by his side and supported him with prayers, hugs, or a game of pool.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont or to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be left on Andre’s memorial page at www.cumbyfuneral.com.  Arrangements made by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

 

James Martin

WALLBURG — James Monroe Martin, 87, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, May 29, at Wallburg Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Wallburg.

 

Brandon Mishoe   

HIGH POINT — Brandon Lee Mishoe, age 20, a resident of High Point, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014.

He was born on June 27, 1993 in High Point to Larry Dale Mishoe and Dawn Vance Marshall and had lived in this area all of his life. Brandon was a 2013 graduate of East Davidson High School and was employed with Dawn’s Cafe. He enjoyed cars, riding dirt bikes, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and his Teen Challenge family.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sandy Vance; his paternal grandfather,  Ricky Safriet; aunt, Renee Agner; and cousin Jimmy Dale Cruthis.

He is survived by his wife Macheala Walls Mishoe of the home; his son, Brent Mishoe of Thomasville; his mother, Dawn Vance Marshall and her husband Donald of High Point; his father, Larry Dale Mishoe and his wife Teresa of Thomasville; his sister, Brandi Ritter and her husband Robert of Jacksonville, FLA; his brothers, Nick Mishoe and his wife Katie of Archdale, and Stephen Mishoe and sister Heather of Fayetteville; his stepbrothers, Brandon Martin and his wife Brittany of Thomasville, Tyler Martin of High Point, and Darrell Marshall of Boston, MA; his stepsister, Teresa Thompson and her husband Daniel of San Diego, CA; his paternal grandmother, Betty Safriet and her fiancé Joe Prince of High Point; his paternal great-grandmother, Allene Stroud of High Point; and his maternal stepgrandmother, Mary Mickey of Thomasville.

Also surviving are his aunts, Darlene Surratt, Marie Cates, and Donna Johnson; his uncles, Lawrence Mishoe, Jerry Mishoe, and Timothy Vance; his cousins, Anna and Aaron Mishoe, Amber, Jessica and Kristina Clewis, Andrew Grice, and Jeffrey Sprouse; his nieces, Christine Mishoe, Brittany and Summer Watkins; his nephews, Blaine, Bryce and Ethan Mishoe, Josh and Kyler Watkins.

A service to celebrate Brandon’s life will be held on Friday morning at 11 o’clock in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.  He will be laid to rest beside his paternal grandfather Ricky Safriet at Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in Brandon’s memory may be sent to: The Greater Piedmont Teen Challenge, PO Box 77914, Greensboro, NC 27417.

Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale is in charge of arrangements.

 

James Solomon

HIGH POINT — James Leonard Solomon, 90, died Saturday May 24, 2014 at his home.

The family will have a celebration of life from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday May 29,  at The Life Center of Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Drive in High Point.

 

Mildred Thompson

GREENSBORO - Mildred Thompson, 57, died Monday, May 26, 2014.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.  Professional services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

Shirley Thornsbury 

HIGH POINT- Mrs. Shirley Carol (England) Thornsbury, 71, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her residence. She was the loving wife of the late Herbert M. Thornsbury.

Mrs. Thornsbury was born on May 24, 1943 in Steeles, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Walton Wayne and Pansy (Short) England. She was a former employee of Celand Yarn for over 20 years until her retirement.

She was a member of Cloverdale Baptist Church.

In her spare time she enjoyed singing with the Freedom Gospel Singers Quartette, going to yard sales on Saturday mornings, tending to her flower garden, and being very involved in her grandchildren’s lives.

Mrs. Thornsbury is survived by a son, Wayne Herbert Thornsbury of Trinity; two daughters, Lisa Diane Casarez and her husband Earnest of Thomasville, and Christine J. Thornsbury of High Point; six grandchildren, Jessica Thornsbury, Michael Ooten, Eric Casarez, Justin Casarez, Scott Morgan, and Jamie Smith and her husband, Ryan; three sisters, Kathy Spivey and her husband, Johnnie of Trinity, Earnestine Miller and her husband Doncie of Hanover,West Virginia, and Rose Merrill and her husband, Jim of Parkersburg, West Virginia; a brother, Larry England and his wife, Shirley of Sophia; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014 in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point with Earl Brewer, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park. A viewing will be held an hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Condolences may be left on Mrs. Thornsbury’s memorial page at www.cumbyfuneral.com. 

Arrangements made by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

 

Sharon Whitlatch 

JAMESTOWN — Sharon Mae Bacorn Whitlatch, 70, passed away on May 24, 2014.

She was a very loving, caring devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed bingo, playing cards, reading keeping house and was a great cook. She is the golden star of our lives.

Sharon is preceded in death by her parents; her son,  Brian; brothers, Ed and Willaim Bacorn; and sister Lou Ann Snyder.

She leaves behind her husband James E. Whitlatch; two daughters, Lisa and Melissa; son, Jason; son-in-law, John Schnied; brother, David Bacorn and wife Beverly; brother –in-law, Robert Snyder; five grandchildren and one great grandson; many nieces and nephews; and two special pets, Princess and Misty.       

She will be remembered at a celebration of her life to be announced later. Sharon is greatly loved and will be missed.

Arrangements are by Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point. 

 

Harvey S. Wilson Jr.

HIGH POINT - Harvey S. Wilson Jr. 58, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

John Young

THOMASVILLE — Mr. John Calvin Young, 78, a resident of Oak Island, formerly of Thomasville, died Monday afternoon, May 26, 2014 in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  He was born April 21, 1936 in Lumberton, N.C., a son of Charles Jessie Young and Roxie Somerset Young.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the 546 Military Police Company, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  Mr. Young attended Chowan University and was a graduate of Pembroke State University, earning his B.S. degree in education. 

Mr. Young (Coach Young) was a coach and educator with the Thomasville School System, retiring with thirty-three years of service.  He was a member of Thomasville Masonic Lodge 214 A.F. & A.M., the Oasis Shrine in Charlotte and was a member of Oak Island Presbyterian Church, Oak Island, N.C.

On May 27, 1961 he was married to Jean Conrad, who survives of the home.  Also surviving are a daughter, Roxanna Worley and husband Jeff of Thomasville; a son, John Calvin Young, Jr. and wife Sandra of Thomasville; grandchildren, Richard Conrad Worley, Bryson James Young and Bailey Jean Young, all of Thomasville; sisters, Frances Cook of Thomasville, Mary Rodriquez of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Betty Rose Wright and husband Ronnie of Raleigh, N.C.; brothers, Roy E. Young of Calabash, N.C. and Charles Jessie Young of Maxton, N.C.; and extended family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Ivan H.M. Peden, Rev. Dr. Walter Taylor and Dr. David Williams, MD officiating.  The family will receive friends in the Enrichment Center of the church, prior to the service Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask memorial contributions be directed to Oak Island Presbyterian Church, 1503 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, N.C. 28465, American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27407 or to Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428, Thomasville, N.C. 27361.

Online condolences may be sent to the Young family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.