Obituaries November 22, 2012

Nov. 21, 2012 @ 04:17 PM

Ruby Gilreath, 86
Mollie Jones, 85
Julia Randolph, 70
Allene Titus, 68

Tee Jones
ASHEBORO — Mollie “Tee” Jones, 85, died Nov. 18, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Friends Meeting. Ridge Funeral Home & Cremation Service is handling arrangements.

Allene Titus 
HIGH POINT- On Sunday, November 17, 2012, Allene Costello Sloan Titus, 68, of High Point, NC journeyed on to her heavenly home. She was the daughter of the late Henry Harris Jr. and Beatrice Brewer.
Born October 16, 1944 in Atlanta GA, Allene attended Fulton County Public schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School class of 1962 where she was the head majorette. After high school, she furthered her education in Cleveland, OH. After a brief period she returned home to attend Atlanta Area Technical College where she became a Certified Nursing Assistant.  She was married to Alonzo Sloan, Jr. who preceded her in death in 2002. Allene later moved to High Point, NC where she met and married Mr. Walter Titus Jr. who also preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by one brother, Al Harris. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.
She was a former employee of Top of The Mart and Radisson Hotel as a Banquet Manager. Allene was a great cook, loving, caring, funny and loved nothing more than to put a smile on someone else’s face.
Left to cherish her memories are her four children whom she loved with all her heart; Kimberly Sloan Thomas and Alonzo Sloan, III  both of the home, Oteal Sloan Brock of Catonsville, MD, Stephen L. (Kanesia) Sloan of Cummings GA; seven grandchildren; one sister, Julia Dudley of Atlanta, GA; one uncle, George (Lillie) Harris; one sister-in- law, Dr. Oteal Sloan of Atlanta GA; a godson William (Verna) Strickland; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and four special friends  who were very dear to her heart, Mary Logan, Ozella Gore, Vernell Gore, and Lucy Weeks. 
Funeral service will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, 1116 Montlieu Ave, High Point, NC. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park, High Point, NC.
Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc., High Point, NC
Online condolences may be sent to the Titus family at

Julia Patricia Tucker Randolph 
ARCHDALE —  Mrs. Julia Randolph, 70, of Archdale, formerly of Hope Mills, NC passed away at her home Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
Julia was born in St. Pauls, on November 5, 1942 a daughter to the late Walter Lee Hair, Sr. and Ruby Johnson Hair.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, William Earl “Randy” Randolph.  She was of the Church of God Prophecy belief.  Julia loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She will be dearly missed by all that knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Clarence Joe Randolph of the home; three children, Dedri Sparrow and her husband, Wendall of Eden, Scott Allen Randolph of Trinity and Linda Grove of High Point; a daughter in law, Laura Caskey of Jamestown; three siblings, Walter Leo Hair, Jr. and his wife, Betty Lou of Hope Mills, Phyllis Saccareccia and her husband, Zack of Hope Mills and Carl Lee Hair of Nebraska; ten grandchildren, Julie Diane Brumett, Destiny Ann Potts,  Donnie Hendrix, Ashley Hendrix, Audrey Nicole Baker, Taylor Grove, Michelle Simpson, Nathan Caskey, Crystal Caskey and Kathy Caskey and eight great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, November 24th in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service with Rev. Wendell Sparrow officiating.  Burial will follow at Trinity cemetery.  The family will receive friends Friday, from 6 until 8 PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at  Arrangements made by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

Ruby C. Gilreath
EASLEY, S.C. — Mrs. Ruby Cisson Gilreath, 86, wife of Clinton A. “Whitey” Gilreath, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Baptist Easley Hospital.
Born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late James Edward and Addie Stone Cisson, Mrs. Gilreath retired from Dan River Textiles, with forty-five years of service and was formerly employed at The Southerner Restaurant. She was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two sons, Alton Lee “Butch” Futrell of Six Mile and Raymond Edward Futrell (Bobbie) of Greenville; two daughters, Shirley Crittenden (Ralph) of Easley and Ellen Watson (Don) of Archdale, NC; two sisters, Jessie Pressley (Allen) of Greenville and Alvertia Edwards of Newport News, VA; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gilreath was predeceased by a son, Lewis Futrell; two brothers, two sisters and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, November 23, 2012 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Visitation will be from 12:30 PM until 1:45 PM Friday at the church, prior to the service.
The family is at the home, 400 South Second Street, Easley, SC 29640.
Memorials may be made to St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Highway, Easley, SC 29642 or to Conrad Memorial Baptist Church, 1920 North Centennial Street, High Point, NC 27262.
Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.