Obituaries March 19, 2013
HIGH POINT — Marie White Callahan, 85, a resident of High Point passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013.
She was born Sept. 12, 1927, in Guilford County, N.C., to the late Charles White and Bessie Hoover White. She retired from Mills Home in Thomasville and was a member of Albertson Road Baptist Church. Marie enjoyed shopping, especially on QVC and most of all she enjoyed spending time with her children, and grandchildren. In addition to her parents preceding her in death were her husband; Raymond Callahan and two sisters; Beverly Atkinson, and Willa Mae Osborne.
Surviving are her daughters; Brenda Ford and her husband Johnny and Sheila Brown and her husband Todd all of Winston- Salem, Dale Armfield and her husband John and Karen Callahan all of Thomasville, her sisters; Doris Boyce and her husband Joe of High Point, and Charlene Dufrene of Las Vegas, Nev., her grandchildren; Stephanie Zimmerman, Jeremy McDaniel, Jonathan and Lindsay Brown, John and Taylor Armfield, her great grandchildren; Kara McDaniel and Dalton Zimmerman.
A service to celebrate Marie’s life will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale, with Pastor Keith Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials in Marie’s memory may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont; 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262 Online condolences may be made at; www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale.
Vance Hardin Clodfelter
WINSTON-SALEM — Mr. Vance Hardin Clodfelter, 79 of the Wallburg community went home to be with the Lord and Savior Sunday, March 17, 2013, at High Point Regional Hospital.
He was born Jan. 14, 1934, in Davidson County a son of the late Jerry Clodfelter and Daisy Boyles Clodfelter. Vance and late brother, Auman were owner and operator of Clodfelter Logging for many years. Vance was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Shady Grove United Methodist Church. Vance loved NASCAR and hanging out with his buddies at the store. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Clodfelter; two sisters, Eva Johnson and Ethel Parks; and two brothers, June Clodfelter and Auman Clodfelter.
Surviving are two daughters, Kay Morphis and husband Jon and Terri Marshall and husband Danny both of Winston-Salem; one son Richard Clodfelter; two grandchildren, Michael Morphis and Heather Scott and husband Chad; and one great-granddaughter, Chole Scott.
Funeral for Vance will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Shady Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Westfall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Vance will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home (Wallburg Chapel) 10301 N. NC Hwy. 109, Winston Salem, until placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. The family will be at the funeral home Tuesday, March 19, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. an other times at the home of his son, Richard, 6785 N. N.C. 109 Winston Salem.
Online condolences may be sent to the Clodfelter family at www.jcgreenandsons.com
Lawrence G. Gatlin
ASHEBORO — Lawrence Gene Gatlin, 55, died March 17, 2013.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Randolph Memorial Park. Pugh Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Addline Davis Hill
HIGH POINT — Mrs. Addline Davis Hill, 90, resident of Adams Farm Living and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of 1306 Kersey Valley Road, died March 18, 2013, at High Point Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Hill was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Guilford County, a daughter to the late Charles W. and Janie Sullivan Davis. A resident of this area all her life, she retired from Adams Millis Hosiery Mill after 40 years and most recently had worked part time at Green Street Baptist Church. She was the oldest member of Bales Memorial Wesleyan Church and attended the Faithful Followers Sunday School Class. On Feb. 1, 1941, she married John Walter Hill who preceded her in death on April 15, 2001.
Surviving are her son, Jim Hill and wife Tamara of Colfax; granddaughter, Amber Hill of High Point; grandson, J.J. Hill of Colfax; special niece, Melinda Suggs and husband Bill; four special nephews, Tom Melton, Robert Hill, Randy Hill and Charlie Hill; special great nephew, Brain Suggs; special brother-in-law, Vestal Hill; dedicated caregiver, Lucille Hill; her faithful companion, Baxter her cat; and many other wonderful family members.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bales Memorial Wesleyan Church with Rev. Carl Pulliam and Rev. Wes Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Hickory Chapel Wesleyan Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. Memorials may be directed to Bales Memorial Wesleyan Church, 1001 Bales Chapel Road, Jamestown, NC 27282. On-line condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com.
THOMASVILLE — Ray Hopkins, 54, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Randolph Health and Rehabilitation following several years of declining health.
Ray was born in High Point, April 12, 1958, a son of George Lewis Hopkins and Ollie Garrett Hopkins. Prior to his disability, he owned and operated Quality House Furniture. Ray was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by his father. Ray was a loving father, grandfather and brother who adored his grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons, Steve Hopkins and wife Sabrina of Thomasville and Tim Hopkins and wife Diana of Thomasville; his mother of Asheboro; two sisters, Kay Fiorentino and husband Paul of Staley and Brenda Dickens and husband Larry of Asheboro; two brothers, Larry Hopkins and wife Norma of Browns Summit and Rick Hopkins and wife Paula of Greensboro; four grandchildren, Holly, Brooklyn, Morgan and Hunter Hopkins; the love of his life and mother of the children, Ruthie Hopkins of Thomasville.
Graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Davis Funerals and Cremations Tuesday from 7 until 8:30. Online condolences may be made at davisfuneralsandcremations.com
John Alvis Lewis
Mr. John Alvis Lewis, 84, former resident of 2507 Guyer St. died Monday morning at Hospice Home at High Point.
Mr. Lewis was born Dec. 1, 1928, in Rockingham County, a son of John W. and Erae McCollum Lewis. He had been a resident of High Point most of his life and was a retired accountant. Mr. Lewis was a member of the Green Street Baptist Church, Maynard Sunday School Class and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a former member of the High Point Lion Club, where he served as president. Mr. Lewis loved his dog Beau and enjoyed eating breakfast out with his many friends. In l966 he was married to Lucille Smith, who survives of High Point.
Also surviving is one step-son Randall Hodges and wife Marie of High Point; three grandchildren; Dwayne Hodges and wife Amy, Lori Ann Ray and husband Jeff and Matthew Hodges and wife Karen, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by one brother.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service on Eastchester Drive by the Rev. Frank Hensley. Interment will follow in the Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont Inc., 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, N.C. 27262.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cumbyfuneral.com
Billy Joe “B.J.” Loggins
HIGH POINT — Mr. Billy Joe “B.J.” Loggins, 85, of West Lexington Avenue, went home to be with his Lord, Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Hospice Home of High Point. B.J. was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Davidson County to the late Jamie Haymore “Jim” and Myrtle Wade Loggins. He was a member of Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Loggins served in the United States Army Air Force and was a long distance truck driver for 43 years and retired from Thomas Built Buses. He was preceded in death by a son, Roger Todd Loggins; mom, Mildred Proctor Loggins; great-granddaughter, Madelyn Loggins; sister, Sue Loggins Haynes; infant sister and brother; and brother, Jerry Loggins.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Bodenheimer Loggins; three daughters, Drema L. Kindred, Janet L. Moseley, and Wendy A. Loggins; three sons, Danny Carroll Loggins and wife Barbara, Joe Don Loggins and wife Debbie, and R. Shane Loggins and wife Anna; two sisters, Peggy Nifong and husband Alfred, and Brenda Bradner and husband Bill; brother in-law, Joe Haynes; twelve grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Hollar and Dr. Joe D. Coltrane officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by the Military Burial Honor Guard. Mr. Loggins will remain at the funeral home until placed in the church 30 minutes before the funeral and the family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home, 10301 N. N.C. 109, Winston-Salem, NC 27107 and other times at the home.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1803 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262 or the Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church Backpack Ministry, 2817 Abbotts Creek Church Rd., High Point, NC 27265. Online condolences may be sent to the Loggins family at www.jcgreenandsons.com
Paul Leach Maness
TRINITY — Mr. Paul Leach Maness, 81, resident of Trinity, died March 16, 2013, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Maness was born Dec. 18, 1931, in Montgomery County, a son to the late Will S. and Onie McMillan Maness. A resident of this area most of his life, he was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was owner of Maness Pluming Company in Greensboro. He was a member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church where he had served as a Sunday School Teacher and was active in many other areas of church life. He also loved animals and was an avid golfer. On Aug. 19, 1956, he married the former Frances Dyson, who survives of the residence. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Willine Maness; and two brothers, Max and John Maness.
Also surviving are ten nieces and nephews; six great nieces and nephews; and two sister-in-laws, Janet and Jean Maness.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church with Dr. David Cunha, speaker. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the charity of one’s choice. Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale is assisting the family. On-line condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com.
ASHEBORO — Kathleen Donza Sykes McLaughlin, 83, of Asheboro died Monday, March 18, 2013.
Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
HIGH POINT — Lucille Parrish of High Point died March 17, 2013, at Stratford nursing home.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday at Westmisiter Gardens.
People’s Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
WINSTON-SALEM — Robert Lee Thomas, 82, died Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Triad Cremation Society & Chapel is in charge of arrangements.