Obituaries Dec. 25, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 01:28 PM

Soly Bencuya
COLFAX - Soly S. Bencuya, 89, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Oaksana Coleman
DENTON — Mrs. Oaksana Hogston Coleman, 73, died Saturday, December 21. A Memorial Service for Mrs. Coleman will be held at a later date.

Brigitte M. Hunt
LEXINGTON — Brigitte Mills Hunt, 52, of Critcher Dr., died Monday, December 23, 2013 at her home. A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Mount Carmel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the graveside service.

Dale Johnson
GREENSBORO — Dale W. Johnson, Sr., 75, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2013. A memorial service will be held 12:00PM, Thursday, December 26,
2013, at First Christian Church. Visitation 11:00AM. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Paul Priselac
GREENSBORO — Paul E. Priselac, 66, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Dovie Shean Shipwash
THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Dovie Shean Shipwash, 87, of Thomasville, was ushered into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, December 22, 2013.
Dovie was born May 19, 1920 in Surry County to the late Abraham and Sarah Shean.  She was a lifelong member of Church of God of Prophecy.  Dovie will be remembered fondly as a devoted mother to all of her children and grandchildren and as a dedicated church member.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Ralph Cletus Shipwash; sons, Eugene Cletus Shipwash and Mickey Shipwash; daughters, Sandra Lindsey, Marteasia Spoon, and Debbie Rich; grandson, Ronald Dale Shipwash; and granddaughter, Amanda Dawn Stott.
Dovie is survived by sons, Roland Shipwash of High Point and Terry Shipwash of Morganton; brother, Carl Shean and wife Dottie; sisters, Teeny Bradshaw and husband Emerson and Pert Cochran and husband Clint; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Dovie’s life will be held Friday, December 27, 2013 at 2 pm at Church of God of Prophecy with Pastor Gerald Shean officiating.  Interment will follow at Holly Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 6 pm – 8 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Online condolences may be made to Dovie’s memorial page at www.cumbyfuneral.com.  Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.

Paul Snider
LEXINGTON — Paul Koontz Snider, 89, died December 23, 2013, at his home. The funeral will be 2 pm Friday, December 27, 2013 at Paul’s Chapel United Church of Christ. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 pm at the Davidson Funeral Home.