Obituaries, December 18, 2013
Edith Brayton Ladd Evans
Edith Brayton Ladd Evans of High Point, N.C., and North Myrtle Beach, S.C., 93, passed into eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 13, 2013, after a brief illness. She graduated in 1941 from Middlebury College with a degree in dietetics. She retired in 1984 from Community General Hospital of Thomasville after a career at Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro.
She was the daughter of the late Hammond and Edith B. Briggs Ladd of North Tarrytown, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by her husband, retired Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Tyler Evans (SC) USNR; her sister, Mary H. LaddHair of Winston Salem, N.C.; and her brother, Hammond Ladd Jr. of Hilton Head, S.C.
She is survived by her brother, Richard W. Ladd of Newark, Del.; her children, retired Lt. Cmdr. Thomas L. Evans, USN, and wife Ruth of Moncks Corner, S.C., Peter H. Evans and wife Sheila of Denton, N.C., and Nancy T. “Evans” McGee and husband Frazier McGee Jr. of Jamestown, N.C., grandchildren; Cherylyn L. Hillier of Culpeper, Va., P. Brandon Evans of Erie, Colo., Thomas M. Evans of Hagerstown, Md., and Ashley T. Evans of Waynesville, N.C.; step-grandchildren, L. Robert Nelson III, Kimberly A. (Nelson) DePaulo, J. Frazier McGee III, Paige C. McGee and W. Alex(ander) McGee; and great-grandchildren, Cassandra L. Hillier, Zoe L. Hillier, Thomas M. “Ty” Evans, Hailey N. Evans, Kayla T. Evans and Alexa M. Evans, and step-great-grandchildren, Louis R. Nelson IV, James D. “Jack” Nelson and Robert M. DePaulo III. Please send memorials to Hospice of Davidson County, N.C.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Evans family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation
WINSTON-SALEM — Wade Glenn Everhart, 76, of Winston-Salem, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. A celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Midway United Methodist Church. Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Lloyd Carl Haynes
ARCHDALE — Mr. Lloyd Carl Haynes, 84, resident of Archdale, died Dec. 15, 2013, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Mr. Haynes was born Aug. 28, 1929, in Guilford County, a son to the late Burley and Annie Emma Waldon Haynes. A resident of this area all his life, he was a member of Pilot View Baptist Church and retired from Akzo-Nobel. In 1948 he married the former Rosa Mae Salmon who survives of Archdale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Jack Haynes.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael Haynes and wife Carol of Archdale and Tom Haynes and partner Steve Passante of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; two grandchildren, Brad Haynes and wife Melanie and Matt Haynes and wife Alison; and three great-grandchildren, Haygan, Jake and Cooper.
Funeral service will be held at noon Thursday in the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale with the Rev. Bynum Orr and the Rev. Bob Summers officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at 5300 Jennifer Court, Archdale, NC 27263. Memorials may be directed to Pilot View Baptist Church, 7173 Prospect Church Road, Thomasville, NC 27360. Online condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com.
Michael John Lyles
HIGH POINT — Michael John Lyles, 18, of High Point, died Dec. 17, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.
Curtis Dale Morgan
LIBERTY — Curtis “Corky” Dale Morgan, 62, of Bowman Dairy Road, Liberty, N.C., passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Dec. 16, 2013.
Corky was born Sept. 24, 1951, in Guilford County, a son of Imogene “Jean” H. Morgan and the late Roy G. Morgan. He graduated from Ragsdale High School in 1969 and attended Guilford Technical Institute. Corky later worked at Thomas Built Buses before becoming a building contractor. He was a member of Grays Chapel United Methodist Church.
In addition to his mother, Corky is survived by his son, Patrick Ryan Morgan, and wife Angie and grandson, Jennings Ryan Morgan of Deep Gap, N.C,; two brothers, Martin Stewart Morgan of Greensboro and Thomas Wayne Morgan and wife, Irena, of Alexandria, Va.; and a stepdaughter, Erica Jenkins of Greensboro, N.C. He is also survived by several beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, numerous friends including a very special friend, Cathy Honeycutt.
Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Peace United Church of Christ, 2714 W. Market St., Greensboro, N.C., officiated by the Rev. Thomas Warren. Friends will be welcomed at a reception immediately after the service at the church and, following, at his mother’s home at 161-A Old Mill Road, High Point, N.C.
Corky will always be remembered as one who loved and celebrated life, family and his many friends!
Memorials, in memory of Curtis Dale Morgan, may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27260 or to one’s charity of choice. Arrangements are by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.
HIGH POINT — Mr. Robert “Mack” Reeves, 69, a resident of High Point, was called home to meet his savior Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Hospice Home at High Point, with his loved ones and best friend by his side.
A resident of this area for most of his life, Mack was born on June 26, 1944, in Galax, Va., to Thomas Gwyn Reeves and Tessie May Spurlin Reeves. Mack moved to High Point at the age of 18. He was hired by a small furniture manufacturing plant, and this is where his passion ignited. He worked for Monarch Furniture for many years before stepping out on faith to open his own company. In 1977 he bought and renovated an old building on Washboard Road in Thomasville, and Frame Builders Inc. was born. He was an active member of Westfield Baptist Church, and he was a great supporter of the youth ministry.
Mack was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Gwyn Reeves and Tessie May Spurlin Reeves, and a wonderful woman who was like a mother to him, “Momma” June Reeves. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters, Dean Reeves, Bill Reeves, Curtis Reeves, Bobby Reeves, Irene Reeves Furr and Louise Reeves.
Surviving are his daughter, Karen Reeves Dawkins and her husband Michael of Thomasville; granddaughters, Michaela and Mariah Dawkins. He loved and adored his family, especially his granddaughters. Mack didn’t consider Michael a son-in-law; he considered him to be his son. Also surviving is his best friend and brother, Tommy Reeves of Trinity, N.C. Surviving also are Larry Reeves of King, N.C., and sister Linda Reeves Hawks of Galax, Va. Mack is survived by two very special people; his niece Judy Grubbs of Surf City, N.C., and his best friend Ronald Bennett of Trinity, N.C. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Mack’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home with the Rev. Garry Reeder and David Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.
The family of Mack would like to extend their gratitude to the hospice doctors and nurses for taking such good care of him these last few months.
Memorial contributions in Mack’s memory may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262 or to the Westfield Baptist Church Youth Fund, 6863 Westfield Road, Thomasville, NC 27360.
Online condolences may be made on Mack’s memorial page at www.ThomasvilleFH.com. Arrangements by Thomasville Funeral Home.
Patricia May Scullion Rolph
HIGH POINT — Patricia May Scullion Rolph, 82, of High Point died Saturday at Hospice Home at High Point. Born Oct. 14, 1931, in New Castle County, Del., she is a daughter of the late Fred Lloyd Scullion and Mary Olivia Perrnell Scullion. She enjoyed crafting and painting and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rolph was preceded in death by her husband, William Earl Rolph, and a son James Alfred Rolph.
Mrs. Rolph is survived by six children, Walter Allen Rolph of High Point, Mary O. Douglas of Archdale, Donald Rolph of Archdale, Patricia Anne Marshall and husband Ronald of Asheboro, Shirley Irene Hornung and husband Bill of Wilmington, Del., and Brenda Lee Rolph of the home, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Sherry Rolph of Lexington, and two sisters-in-law, Beverly and Joan Scullion.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Patricia May Scullion Rolph will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale, with the Rev. Bobby Loving officiating. The family will greet friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the Hospice Home at High Point, 1803 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences may be made at www.cumbyfuneral.com Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
SEAGROVE — Mable Evelyn Cagle Simmons, 81, of Seagrove, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ridge Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Rennie Smith Jr.
CLEMMONS — Rennie Hege Smith Jr., 77, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held after the service in the church fellowship hall. Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.