Obituaries May 20, 2013

May. 19, 2013 @ 05:59 PM

Hazel Davis
ARCHDALE — Hazel Dorsett Davis, 85, formerly of Archdale, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Universal Health Care.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.


Helen Louise Stafford Davis
KERNERSVILLE — Mrs. Helen Louise Stafford Davis, 76, resident of Kernersville, died May 18th, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center.
Mrs. Davis was born June 25, 1936, in Asheville, N.C., a daughter to the late Ivy Kenyon and Sophia Helena Berghouser Stafford.  She was a resident of this area 52 years and was a member of Oak View Baptist Church.  She was a homemaker and in earlier years worked as a registered nurse.  Her husband, Don Davis, survives of the residence.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by granddaughter, Rachel Davis; and a sister, Betsy Sue Haney.
Also surviving are two sons, Mike Davis and wife Karen of Wake Forest, N.C., and Dan Davis and wife Donna of Kernersville, N.C.; a sister, Ann Reece of Lillington, N.C.; a brother, Ivy Kenyon “Ken” Stafford Jr. of Salem, Va.; and a grandson, Zachary Davis of Kernersville, N.C.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point with the Rev. Steve Smith officiating.  Interment will follow at Deep River Friends Meeting Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Runners for Africa, 4105 Field Oak Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587 or to the missionary organization of the donor’s choice.  On-line condolences may be made through

Joseph Huff
HIGH POINT — On Thursday, May 16, 2013, God called his son Joseph Glenn Huff of 1112 Enterprise Drive home.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1943, to the late Willie and Ella Jacobs Huff in High Point, N.C. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rose Marie and his eldest son, Michael Glenn.
He was a graduate of William Penn High School. where he was a member of the band. Joe retired from Carson Furniture Company after 35 years of service due to his declining health. He was a member of New Light Church of God, where he served on the deacon and usher boards. Joe was a loving a man who took care of his family.
Left to cherish his memory are one son, Mark Huff, one daughter, Angela Huff both of the home; one brother, Alonzo (Joyce) Huff of Springfield, Mass.; two sisters, Willie Belle (James) Lillie and Christine (Ray) Brooks both of High Point, N.C.; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; one special friend, Ms. Bernice Cooper of High Point, N.C.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Service Chapel, 1810 Brockett Ave.  Interment will follow at Carolina Biblical Gardens, Jamestown, N.C. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. and other times at the home.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service Inc.
Online condolences may be made to the Huff family at


Vernon Lester
DENTON — Vernon Eugene Lester, 50, of Denton died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Denton Wesleyan Church.
Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is in charge of arrangements.