Obituaries, September 22, 2013
GREENSBORO — Cynthia Wilkerson Daniels, 52, of Greensboro died Friday at Moses Cone Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.
Frank Davis Jr.
THOMASVILLE — Frank Edward “J.R.” Davis Jr., 41, of Thomasville, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Thomasville Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Lamb of God Outreach Ministries, 8786 U.S. 311, Archdale.
Ollie Mae Garrett Hopkins
JAMESTOWN — Mrs. Ollie Mae Garrett Hopkins, age 86, formerly of Jamestown passed away Sept. 21 at Universal Healthcare in Ramseur.
Mrs. Hopkins was born in Guilford County on Aug. 6, 1927, to Clarence and Ruby Toomes Garrett. She had been a resident of this area most of her life and was a loving and caring mother and grandmother to her children and family. She was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Ray Hopkins in March 2013 and also by her husband George Lewis Hopkins on July 13, 1988.
Surviving are two daughters: Brenda Dickens and husband Larry of Asheboro and Kay Fiorentino and husband Paul of Staley and two sons: Larry Hopkins and wife Norma of Brown Summit and Rick Hopkins and wife Paula of Greensboro. Mrs. Hopkins was one sister, Kathleen Mills of High Point and eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point by the Rev. Jerry Mills. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Please offer condolences with the family at www.sechrestfunerals.com.
Charles Richard “C.R.” Motsinger
KERNERSVILLE — Mr. Charles Richard “C.R.” Motsinger, 85, of Abbotts Creek Church Road, went home to be with his Lord and Savior early Friday morning at his home. He was born on May 13, 1928, in Forsyth County, the son of the late Roby Curtis Motsinger and Carrie Elizabeth Hine Motsinger. He was preceded in death by an infant sister. He was a retired MAC Tool distributor and was an active member of Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as secretary and member of the Dan Hayworth Sunday School Class. He coached the church softball team from 1971 to 2007 where he considered each one of his players as his ” son.” On Aug. 24, 1946, he married the former Elsie Jane Lyda, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are his two daughters, Becky Smith and husband Gerald of High Point, and Gaye Motsinger of Kernersville, and one son, Rick Motsinger and wife Chris of Kernersville; sister, Nancy Green and husband Joe of High Point; grandchildren, Jennifer Smith, Michael Smith, Jason Smith and wife Brittany, Curt Motsinger and wife Molly, Janie Motsinger and Katie Anderson; great-grandchildren, Brent Kinley, Hannah Jane Motsinger and Kyndal Smith and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for C.R. will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Hollar, the Rev. Roy Cantrell and the Rev. Jack Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. C.R. will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home (Wallburg) 10301 N. N.C. 109, Winston Salem, until placed in the church 30 minutes before the service.The family will be at the funeral home Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Abbotts Creek Missionary Baptist Church (Benevolent Fund) 2817 Abbotts Creek Church Road High Point, North Carolina 27265 or the charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the Motsinger family at www.jcgreenandsons.com
James “Jim” Ross Robbins
HIGH POINT — Jim Robbins, 68, of 2718 Westgate Drive died suddenly of a heart attack on Sept. 17, 2013. He was born May 30, 1945, to the late James Robbins and surviving Evelyn Robbins.
Jim was into physical fitness all of his life. He had an affinity for body building, part owner of “The Body Fourm” in the ’80s. He passed in one of his favorite places “Triad Fitness.”
“Jimmy” graduated from Randleman High School in 1963, where he was the captain of the football team. Jim also served his country by joining the United States Marine Corps after high school. He served two tours in Vietnam; he was decorated and honorably discharged in 1968.
After serving his country, Jim served his community in the ’70s and ’80s. Jim served as an Asheboro city policeman, High Point city policeman and a Guilford County sheriff. He believed in the equal treatment of all citizens, compassionate, fair and was always there to protect and serve!
After years of civil service, Jim decided to use his experience and knowledge in law enforcement and became a licensed private investigator for 15 years. He recently retired.
He is survived by his much beloved mother, Evelyn Robbins; sister Jennifer Causey; son Joe; daughters Renee, Emily and Jessica; granddaughters Sterlyn and Shannon; nephews Mitchell and Matthew. He also leaves his adoring fourth wife Priscella.
He leaves behind a vast host of friends and family that will miss him greatly! Jim never met a stranger, and was very much loved and respected by many. He made many contributions to society by his years of civil service. He also had a wonderful sense of humor that will be missed!
His service will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at New Day Church, 1229 S. Main St., High Point. Information is pending on a gathering for friends after the service. Please contribute to your favorite charity in Jim’s honor, in lieu of flowers.
David Sherrill Taylor
HIGH POINT — Mr. David Sherrill Taylor, age 69, resident of Reidsville and formerly of Vine Street in High Point passed away Sept. 17, 2013, in Moses Cone Hospital.
Mr. Taylor was born in Virginia on Sept. 24, 1943. He was employed as stock manager with Harris Teeter Company and also was owner and operator of Taylor’s Yard Service. He was of the Baptist faith. On Feb. 16, 1970, he married Mary F. McDaniel Taylor who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2005. He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Sherrill Taylor,
Surviving are three daughters: Denise Strickland and husband David of High Point; Penny Jacobs and husband George of Sophia; and Stephanie Taylor of Reidsville. There are six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Sechrest Funeral Chapel in High Point. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7-8:30 p.m.
Please share your condolences with the family at www.sechrestfunerals.com.
LEXINGTON — Bessie Elizabeth East Warren, 89, of Lexington Health Care, formerly of Hege Drive, Lexington, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Lexington Health Care.
Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Center Point Church. Burial follows in Forest Hill Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Davidson Funeral Home.
ASHEBORO — Shelia Ann Wiseman, 59, of Asheboro died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Ridge Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.