Obituaries Sept. 24, 2013

Sep. 23, 2013 @ 06:29 PM

Larry T. Hairston, Sr.
MARYLAND — Mr. Larry Travis Hairston, Sr., 61, passed on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at his residence in Upper Marlboro, MD. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Phillips Funeral Service, Inc., High Point, NC.

Mary Little
LEXINGTON — Mary Bernice Raker Little, 87, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013, in Raleigh. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 26, at Davidson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service.

James Myers
ARCHDALE — James Edward Myers, 87, former resident of High Point, died Monday, September 23, 2013, at Westwood Health & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.

Edwin Pickard
JAMESTOWN — Edwin Tyrone Pickard, 73, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Herman Pickett Jr.
GREENSBORO — Herman Newton Pickett, Jr., 84, passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Alan Vernon Smith
HIGH POINT — Alan Vernon Smith, 63, of High Point died Sunday at the Hospice Home at High Point.  Born February 24, 1950, in Kansas, he is a son of the late Frank and Margaret Smith.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife Barbara Leach Smith of the home and three children, Merry Dawn Smith of Pennsylvania, Erin Smith and Leighton Smith, both of High Point, and brothers and sisters Jimmy Smith and his late wife Dianna of Arkansas, Donnie Smith and wife Sherry of Trinity, Darrell Smith of Texas, Gaye Pickenpack of New Jersey, Gwen Barnes of Thomasville and Janet Smith of Thomasville.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Alan Smith will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Oak View Baptist Church with the Reverend Steve Smith officiating.  The family will greet friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be given to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC  27262 or the Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, Utah  84741.  Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.

Robert W. Upton Jr.
HIGH POINT — Robert W. Upton Jr. passed away Sept. 3, 2013, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. The family has requested any donations please be sent to the Salvation Army Boys Club of High Point in memory of Robert Upton.

Willie Womack
GREENSBORO — Willie Womack, 61, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.