Obituaries October 6, 2013

Oct. 05, 2013 @ 07:41 PM

Sherman Hailes
HIGH POINT — Sherman “Pops” Hailes died Oct. 4 at Hospice Home at High Point. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel.

Gladys Robertson Gardner 
HIGH POINT ­ — Gladys Robertson Gardner, 78 of High Point died Friday at Westchester Manor.  Born December 15, 1934, in High Point she is a daughter of the late Herman L. Robertson, Sr. and Florence Osborne Robertson.  She is a graduate of High Point University and taught at Southeast High School and Allen Jay High School.  Mrs. Gardner was a lifelong member of Spring Friends Meeting.  She was preceded in death by her husband Otis L. Gardner in 2008.
Mrs. Gardner is survived by two children, Doug Gardner and wife Karen of High Point and Anita Williard and husband Terry of Midlothian, VA, six grandchildren, Justin Gardner of High Point, Andre Gardner of High Point, Maria Castro of Greensboro, Scotty Howell of High Point, John Williard of Denver, CO, Ben Williard of Midlothian, VA and two great grandchildren.  She is also survived by two brothers, Virgil Robertson and H.L. “Buddy” Robertson, Jr. both of High Point.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gardner will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Springfield Friends Meeting with the Reverend Ray Luther officiating.  Interment will follow in the meeting cemetery.  The family will greet friends Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
The family requests that memorials be given to Springfield Friends Meeting, 555 East Springfield Road, High Point, N.C.  27263.  Online condolences may be made on Mrs. Gardner’s memorial page at 

Marvin Cox
LEXINGTON — Marvin Keith Cox, 58, died Oct. 4, 2013.  A funeral service will be held  at  2 p.m. Tuesday at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel.

Barbara Whittemore
GREENSBORO - Barbara Causey Whittemore, 85, died Oct.  4, 2013.  A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Carillon.  Cremation services have been entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Mary Bryant
HIGH POINT — Mary Ruth Bryant, 83,  died Oct. 5, 2013,  at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements by Davis Funerals and Cremations.

Nelson Wooten
SOUTHERN PINES — Nelson Wooten, Sr., 70,  died Oct.
5, 2013.  Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society &

Nho Thi Tran
HIGH POINT — Nho Thi Tran, 94, died  Oct. 4, 2013.
The family will have a private memorial service.  Cremation services have been entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Jonathon Bradford Fochler
ROUGEMONT — Mr. Jonathon Bradford Fochler, 42, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Duke University Hospital. He was raised in Durham Co., the son of Ronald Henry Fochler and Kathryn Sawyer Fochler. He was a sales representative with Sunbelt Rentals in Durham. Mr. Fochler was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Wilma Evans Frazier and Orville Henry Frazier; and his father in law, Larry Douglas Watson, Sr.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Amy Michelle Watson Fochler; children, Kayla Nicole Fochler, Eliza Grace Fochler and Delaney Rose Watson Fochler; sister, Suzanne Fochler Ott; mother in law, Tiney Wheeler Watson; and brother in law, Larry Douglas “Buddy” Watson, Jr.
A memorial service will be held Friday, October 11, 2013, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Sylvan United Methodist Church, 5731 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC  27712.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at or can be emailed to Ron Folchler at

Donna Hammond
HIGH POINT — Donna Michelle Jones Hammond, 46, died Oct. 4, 2013, at the Hospice Home at High Point.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.

Sally Everhart Poole
LEXINGTON — Dorothy “Sally” Everhart Harris Poole, 96, died Oct. 5.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at New Testament Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church.

Justin Streater
THOMASVILLE — Infant Justin Demetrius Streater, died Oct. 4, 2013, at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. Arrangements are pending. Prominence Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mary Johnson
GREENSBORO — Mary Jane (Smithgall) Johnson, 92, died Oct. 5, 2013, at Blumenthal Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left on Mrs. Johnson’s memorial page at

Kenneth Taylor
GREENSBORO - Kenneth Taylor, 54, died Oct. 4, 2013.
Arrangements are incomplete. Cremation services have been entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.