Obituaries April 5, 2014

Apr. 06, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Russell E. Black Jr.
THOMASVILLE — Russell E. Black Jr., 70, of Leonard Street, passed on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Hinkle Hospice House, Lexington, North Carolina. Celebration Services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, 1 p.m. at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church, 307 Church Street. A visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service. A viewing will take place on Friday, April 4, 2014, from 1 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Thomasville City Cemetery.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty Black, a daughter, Tracy (Jefferey) Gill, a son, LaCarter E. (Sharon) Black, three grandchildren, Tristan (Chantal), Jadon and Samara, one great grandchild, Zaire, one sister, Jean (James) Rock, one uncle, John Craddock and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Prominence Funeral Home is serving the Black Family. Online condolences may be made at www.prominencefh.com.

Betty Curry
LEXINGTON — Mrs. Betty Bernice Galloway Curry, age 62, of Three Hat Mountain Road, Lexington, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at her residence. She was born on July 20, 1951, in Transylvania County, to Robert Vernon Galloway and Myrtle Woods Galloway. Betty was retired from High Point Knitting and was of the Holiness faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Juanita Morrison, and nephew, Troy McCall. On October 1, 1984, she married Billy J. Curry, who survives of the home.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert Scott Glance and wife, Jean, of Lexington, and Benjamin Carl Mishoe and wife, Michelle, of Galivants Ferry, SC, three sisters, Gladys Branson of Rosman, NC, Diann McCoy of High Point, and Pauline Stratton and husband, Bill, of Florida, three brothers, Vernon Galloway and wife, Helen, of Trinity, Troy Galloway of High Point, and Michael Galloway of Trinity; and four grandchildren, Robert Scott Glance Jr., Michael Tyler Glance, Heaven Mishoe, and Jordan Jackson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. in J. C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Dan Downing officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Memorial Park in High Point. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to the Curry family at www.jcgreenandsons.com. 

Jagdish Marwaha
GREENSBORO — Jagdish Parshad Marwaha, 79, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

Keith Murphy
GREENSBORO — Keith Murphy, 57, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

John Porosky Jr.
JAMESTOWN — Mr. John Joseph Porosky, Jr., 91, a resident of Jamestown died Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Shannon Gray in Jamestown.  Mr. Porosky was born September 21, 1922 in Akron, Ohio the son of John Joseph Porosky, Sr. and Marie Porosky.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII.  He worked at Liggett and Platt in High Point for 19 years before retiring.  He was a true Ohio State Buckeye.
Mr, Porosky was married to Mary Jane Heller Porosky for 71 years before her death on July 24, 2013.  He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas John Porosky.
Surviving is one son, Jeffrey Scott Porosky of the home.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Guilford Memorial Park conducted by the Reverend Dr. Jay D. Smith.
Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel is serving the family. Online condolences can be  made at www.haneslineberryfuneralhomes.com 

Jack L. Hardie
LEXINGTON — Jack Lloyd Hardie, 82, of Holloways Church Road, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Macedonia United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family ill receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.

Mary Childers
THOMASVILLE - Mary Childers, 74, died on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Liberty Wood Nursing Home. Services are incomplete. Prominence Funeral Home is serving the Childers Family. Online condolences may be made at www.prominencefh.com.

Henry Green Jr.
THOMASVILLE - Henry Green, Jr, 63, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at his residence. Celebration of Life will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Friendship Baptist Church. A visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service. A viewing will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the funeral home from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Prominence Funeral Home is serving the Green Family. Online condolences may be made at www.prominencefh.com


Grace Rankin
GREENSBORO — Mrs. Grace Haynes Rankin, age 91, a former resident of Groomtown Road, died Thursday, April 3, at Pine Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Thomasville. Funeral plans are pending at Sechrest Funeral Service in High Point.