Obituaries Sept. 29, 2013
SOPHIA — Mary Eleanor Hope Farlow, 75, resident of Sophia, died September 27, 2013 at Hospice Home at High Point. A memorial service and concert celebrating her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th, 2013, at High Point Friends Meeting.
JAMESTOWN — Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Stone Whitesell, 96, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Hospice Home at High Point.
A resident of this area all of her life, Mrs. Whitesell was born on January 20, 1917, in Forsyth County to the late Harvey Lee and Myrtle Miller Stone. She had worked for many years at Anvil Brand and was the wife of the late Robert Banks Whitesell. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Edward Harvey Whitesell.
Surviving is her son, Roy B. Whitesell and his wife Joyce of Jamestown; six step -grandchildren, Judy Dumars of Inman, SC, Michael Thompson of Thomasville, Mickey Thompson of Jamestown, Chris Thompson of Kernersville, Keith Thompson of Spartanburg, SC, and Kimberly Carter of Spartanburg, SC ; seven great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Sechrest Funeral Service, 1301 E. Lexington Avenue, in High Point with Newton Cowan of Jamestown Presbyterian Church officiating. Private interment will be in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262.
Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www. SechrestFunerals.com.
GREENSBORO — Minnie Ruth Green Armstrong, a resident of Greensboro, died Friday evening. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel.
ASHEBORO - Marcus King, 63, died on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.
THOMASVILLE — Sylvia Boles, resident of Thomasville, died September 28, 2013 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.
LEXINGTON — Martha Louise Thomas, age 85, of Lexington died Saturday morning. Funeral service will be held at 11a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington.
W. Harold Hearne
HIGH POINT — W. Harold Hearne, 89, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013, at the High Point Regional Hospital.
Harold was born in Albemarle, January 23, 1924, son of Joel and Jennie Morgan Hearne. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII, retired from Alma Desk and then from Ulmanique at the age of 86. He was an active member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and an avid gardener. Harold was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Kipps Hearne and four brothers.
He is survived by his dog Moses; his two daughters, Jennie and Sarah Hearne; and his siblings, Norman Hearne, Novella Roberson and Edith Briggs.
A celebration of Harold’s life will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. by Pastor Jennifer Krushas. Family will receive friends following the service. Memorials should be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1401 Heathcliff Rd., High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences may be made at davisfuneralandcremations.com.
WALLBURG —Ronna Lee Key, 59, died September 24, 2013 at her residence. No formal services will be held. Arrangements by Davis Funerals and Cremations.