Obituaries April 26, 2013

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 07:28 PM

James Beeson
THOMASVILLE — James Clifton Beeson, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Libertywood Nursing Center in Thomasville.
James was born April 17, 1947, in Guilford County to the late Clarence William and Annie Haynes Beeson.
He is preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Beeson and Ricky Fowler.
James is survived by his loving wife, Linda Beeson; son, Michael Burke and wife Angela; daughter, Terri Jarrett and husband Terry; brother, Paul Fowler Jr. and wife Debbie; sisters, Kathy Brown and husband Steve, Barbara Stanley and husband Tom; grandchildren, Justin Burke and his wife Alex, Brooke Burke, Bradley and his wife Whitney Benge, Matthew Meadows and Tyler Jarrett; great-grandchildren, Adrian Benge, Reylan and Peyton Burke.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday April 27, 2013, with a memorial service in the chapel at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Darryl Worley officiating.
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Jeanne Davis
LEXINGTON — Jeanne Saunders Davis, 78, of Maegeo Drive, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at her home. Funeral will be 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.


James W. Fairley
HIGH POINT – Mr. James W. Fairley, 74, passed on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time at Phillips Funeral Service, Inc., High Point, NC.

Ernest Edwin Hoover
THOMASVILLE — Mr. Ernest Edwin Hoover, 89, a resident of Thomasville, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, in the Hospice Home at High Point.  He was born October 16, 1923, in Randolph County, a son of the late Jasper Andrew Hoover and Bertha Eagle Hoover.
Mr. Hoover was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp., having served during World War II and later served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He was the owner and operator of Hoover’s Trim & Bike Shop.  Mr. Hoover was a charter member of the Thomasville Moose Lodge #1868, where had served as past governor and was instrumental in the building of the lodge’s pool.  He was a member of Calvary United Church of Christ, where he had served as a Deacon, member of the Consistory and building committee.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Coman.
On January 20, 1952, he was married to Helen Darr, who survives of the home.  Also surviving are daughters, Anita H. Connell and husband Randy of Thomasville and Marcia H. Coatta and husband John of Minnetonka, Mn.; a son Ernie Hoover and wife Kim of Thomasville; adopted son, William “Boo” Gaddy of Thomasville; a sister, Pauline Clodfelter and husband James of Asheville, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Jessica Connell, Sam Coatta, Trevor Connell, Ashley Hoover, Annie Coatta, Emily Hoover, Max Coatta and Brittany Hoover.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Calvary United Church of Christ with Rev. Kelly Barefoot officiating.  Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery.  Mr. Hoover will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the home of the son and daughter-in-law, Ernie and Kim Hoover, 214 Colleen Drive, Thomasville.
The family requests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to Calvary United Church of Christ, 1410 Lexington Avenue, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hoover family at


Wayne Odum
LEXINGTON — Harold Wayne Odum, age 59, of Southmont, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, evening in Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. There will be a memorial service to celebrate Wayne’s life on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Davidson Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday before the service.

Garry Pinson
HIGH POINT — Mr. Garry F. “Butch” Pinson, 62, of High Point, died on Friday, April 19, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Memorial reception will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the chapel of Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 206 Fourth St.  Online condolences may be made at


Frances V. Rhodes
THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Frances V. Rhodes, 62, of Thomasville passed away on April 24, 2013, at Libertywood Nursing Center. Homegoing Service is incomplete at this time. People’s Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Workman
DENTON — Robert Ray Workman, age 65, of Denton, died Tuesday, April 23, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. A memorial service for Mr. Workman will be held at True Worship Church, E. First Street, Denton, on Sunday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.