Obituaries July 29, 2014

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

Margaret Coble

SOPHIA - Margaret Lucille Coble, 89, passed away on Saturday, July 26,

2014.  The family will have a private memorial service. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

 

Ronald Compton

CLIMAX — Ronald Jerry Compton, 67, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at High Point Regional.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Midstate Cremation Service is assisting the family.

 

Larry DeSantis

HIGH POINT — Lorenzo (Larry) DeSantis. 81, died at Moses Cone Hospital on Saturday July 26, 2014. He was born in Tufo, Italy on March 8, 1933 and immigrated to the United States at age of 4 with his parents Francesca and Pasquale DeSantis.

He was married to Agnes Farrell DeSantis for 53 loving years. Larry was an active member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in High Point and was a member of the Knights of Columbus of the Bishop Hafey Council # 4507 and a Fourth Degree Member of the Father Robert McMillian Assembly 1828.

He is survived by his wife Agnes; sister, Lydia DeSantis; one niece; four nephews; six grand nieces; and two great grand nieces. He was predeceased by his brother Frank and his sisters, Antoinette Iannotta and Jenny Mazzucco.

Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4145 Johnson Street, High Point, North Carolina.

Memorials and/or donations may be sent to The American Kidney Foundation, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland 20852 or Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Arrangements are provided by Sechrest Funeral Service  in High Point.

 

Toya Graham

HIGH POINT – Toya A. Graham, 54, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at High Point Regional.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Service, Inc. in High Point.

 

Celo Gray

HIGH POINT – Cleo Gray, 76, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at High Point Regional.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Phillips Funeral Service, Inc. in High Point.

 

Joseph Jones)

THOMASVILLE- Joseph Jones, 64, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at High Point Regional Hospital.

Celebration Services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Friendship Baptist Church. Visitation will be half an hour prior to service. A viewing will be Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, High Point, NC.

Professional and Dignified Services entrusted to Prominence Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.prominencefh.com.

Sandra Lawson

ARCHDALE — Sandra Nunn Lawson, 64,  died July 25, 2014, at Hospice of the Piedmont.

Born November 8, 1949, in Asheboro, she is the daughter of Melvin and Inez Nunn of Liberty.   She married Roger Lawson on October 12, 1968.  He preceded her in death on July 24, 2003.

She is survived by two daughters, Tracy Clontz of Archdale and Mandy Byrd of Jamestown;  two grandchildren, Cooper Jones and Caitlin Clontz; a sister, Gloria Ann Moore of Liberty; and two brothers, Mel Nunn and wife Erika of Liberty, and Eddie Nunn and wife Rhonda of Randleman; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. 

Sandra was an Assistant Manager at Hobby Lobby for 10 years. 

Memorials in Sandra's memory can be sent to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC, 27262. 

Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society and Chapel.  Online condolences may be sent towww.triadcremationsociety.com.

 

Laura Lentz Kirk

LAND O LAKES, FL — Laura Kay Lentz Kirk passed away July 27, 2014

after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born Feb. 14, 1947 to Joe Lentz and Polly Lentz McDowell. She graduated from High Point Central and UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in Social Work.

On June 1,1968, she married Jerry Kirk. They had two children, Ryan and Jenna. She was a devoted mother, loving wife and avid homemaker.

Laura loved to sing and she loved to travel. She and Jerry spent recent years travelling the world and participating in variety shows. In 2004, they moved to The Oasis in Land O Lakes, Fla.

Laura was one of the most caring and giving people to have ever walked this earth. She will be missed by many.

In addition to her husband, Laura is survived by her two children, Ryan and wife Melissa, Jenna, all of New York; brother, Edward and wife Susie; stepfather, Harding “Mac” McDowell, all of High Point; and her four-legged companion, Mimir.

Services will be held Aug. 2  in Land O Lakes. Please RSVP to jerrywkirk@gmail.com.

The family requests that memorials be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.loylessfuneralhomes.com

Robert W. Lanning

LEXINGTON — Robert William Lanning, 62, passed away Sunday July 27, 2014 at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, in the Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. There will be no public visitation.

Hubert Lester

LEXINGTON — Hubert Lester, 70, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 in High Point Regional Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July31,  in Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home .

 

Robert Loflin

ASHEBORO — Robert Leonard Loflin, 85, died Sunday, July 27, 2014.

The funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1,  at Foster Street Wesleyan Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31,  at Ridge Funeral Home and other times at the home.

 

Rita Pruitt

THOMASVILLE — Rita Gail Newberry Pruitt, 53, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at High Point Regional. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Thomasville Funeral Home. 

 

Ruth York

LEXINGTON — Ruth Walker York, 74,died Saturday July 26, 2014 at Hinkle Hospice Home.

A funeral service was held 4 p.m. today at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

 

Clara Weisner

LEXINGTON — Clara Mae Ball Weisner, 82, died Sunday, July 27, 2014.   A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 30,  at Bethesda United Methodist Church. Davidson Funeral Home, Hickory Tree Chapel is assisting the family.

 

Maxine Whitfield

HIGH POINT — Maxine Belser Whitfield, 47, died on Monday, July 28, 2014 at High Point RegionaL. Arrangements are incomplete at People's Funeral & Cremation Service.