~ Obituaries ~

Georgia Ellis Cornatzer

July 6, 2015

ADVANCE - Mrs. Georgia Ellis Cornatzer, 92, of Bingham and Parks Road, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mrs. Cornatzer was born November 24, 1922, in Davie County to the late Willie Lee and Stella Carter Ellis...

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James Larry Tutterow

July 6, 2015

ADVANCE - Mr. James Larry Tutterow, 68, of Rainbow Road, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born March 6, 1947, in Davie County.  Larry, also known as “Tater” by his friends, was a graduate of Davie High ...

Samuel E. Thacker

July 5, 2015

Pleasant Garden – Samuel Emin Thacker, 84, passed away on July 2, 2015, at Wesley Long Hospital. A Funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 2:00pm at Alamance Presbyterian Church, with burial following in the Church cemetery. Mr. Tha...

Helen Reeves Atkins (Cardwell)

July 5, 2015

July 2, 2015 Mrs. Helen Cardwell Atkins Madison- Mrs. Helen Cardwell Atkins, 78, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at her home. A funeral service will be held at Ray Funeral Home Sunday, July 5, 2015, at 3pm with Pastor Nancy Speaks officiatin...

Hilda Lane (Smith) Simpson

July 5, 2015

Hilda Lane Smith Simpson, 67, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Moses Cone Hospital following a brief illness. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, at Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob Symanski officiat...

Thomas Brenneman Smith

July 5, 2015

Thomas Brenneman Smith, 59, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at his residence.   Mr. Smith’s funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Toth officiating.  Burial will...

Walter Lee Chambers, Sr.

July 4, 2015

WALTER LEE CHAMBERS, SR. Mr. Walter Lee Chambers, Sr., 89, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. Saturday, July 4, 2015 at Lebanon Baptist Church with Rev. Ro...

Gladys Mae Cornatzer Shore

July 3, 2015

MOCKSVILLE – Mrs. Gladys Mae Cornatzer Shore, 90, of Cornatzer Road, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Bermuda Commons Nursing and Rehab in Advance. She was born September 15, 1924, in Davie County to the late Ross Cleveland and Mattie Florence Ba...

Paula Morphis Messer

July 1, 2015

Paula Morphis Messer Greensboro - Mrs. Paula “Ann” Morphis Messer, 71, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Kernersville Medical Center.  We were all so very blessed to have been a part of her life. Funeral services will be held at 12:30...

Jackie Denise Morton

June 30, 2015

MORTON DANBURY Jackie Denise Morton, 51, died Sunday afternoon, June 28, 2015, at Woltz Hospice Home. She was born December 8, 1963, in Rockingham County, to Henry Cornelius and Elsie McBride Morton. Jackie was employed by Blue Ridge Nursing Cen...

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George Hathan Allen

June 29, 2015

MOCKSVILLE - Mr. George Hathan Allen, 94, of Cornatzer Road, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville. He was born December 11, 1920, in Davie County to the late Joseph Elkanah and Mary Elizabeth Winters Allen.  ...

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Russell H. Rich

July 1, 2015

Russell H. Rich, 93, passed away on June 27, 2015, at Alamance Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Alamance Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Mr. Rich was born in Forsyth Co. N.C. on ...

Dr. Inessa Mikhaylovna Liokumovich

June 29, 2015

Dr. Inessa Mikhaylovna Liokumovich , 83 , died Saturday June 27, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Monday at Temple Emanuel . Interment will follow in the Hebrew Cemetery in Greensboro. Forbis and Dick is serving the Family....

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Samuel G. McCall, Jr.

June 29, 2015

Sam G. McCall Jr. Greensboro- Sam G. McCall Jr., 79, of Climax, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Hospice of Randolph County. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, June 29, 2015 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Sam was born in Ri...

John Coffield Blanton, Jr.

July 1, 2015

Mr. John Coffield Blanton, Jr., 65, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Wesley Long Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church. Rev. Dr. Pat Cronin will officiate.  The family will ...

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Bobby Aaron White

June 30, 2015

WHITE WALNUT COVE Bobby Aaron White,85, completed his life’s journey and went home to be with Jesus on Saturday night, June 27, 2015 at Pioneer Community Hospital of Danbury. A 3:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held Tuesday June 30, 2015 at Fr...

Mamie Brackin (Wagoner)

July 2, 2015

Mamie W. Brackin GREENSBORO - Mamie Wagoner Brackin, 83, of Greensboro, NC passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 after a courageous battle against cancer.  A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015  at Muir’s Chape...

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James G. Cox, Jr.

June 29, 2015

James G. “Greg” Cox, Jr. Greensboro – James G. “Greg” Cox, Jr., 57, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015. The world has lost a very wonderful man. A 7:00 p.m. Celebration of Life service will be held Monday, June 29, at Forbis and Dick North...

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Richard B. Cates, Sr.

June 29, 2015

Richard B. Cates, Sr.   GREENSBORO - Richard Cates, devoted husband, father, brother and son, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 26, 2015. A funeral service will be held on Monday June 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Guilford Baptist Chur...

Judith Rawls

  Judith Rawls, 84, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015.   Judith was born on March 4, 1931 in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Homer & Orpha Palmateer.  She was a graduate of The University of Nebraska and a member of PEO for 6...

John "Lee" Williams

June 27, 2015

MOCKSVILLE – Mr. John “Lee” Williams, 79, of Mr. Henry Road, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Autumn Care of Mocksville. Lee was born December 3, 1935, and was the only child of the late John Henry and Elizabeth Seamon Williams.  He ...

Derrick Neil McCraw

July 2, 2015

Derrick Neil Mc Craw, 48, of Raleigh, NC passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at his residence.  He was born April 13, 1967 to Ronald D. and Arlene Mc Craw in Martinsville, VA. In addition to his parents, Derrick is survived by two sons, Austin Neil ...

Edith Smith (Newman)

June 29, 2015

Edith Newman Smith Edith N. Smith, age 91, passed away peacefully at Wesley Long Hospital on June 24, 2015 after a recent decline in health. She was a Greensboro native, born February 27, 1924 to the late Rusty and Murphy Newman.  She was also...

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Charles William Woodruff, Sr.

June 27, 2015

MOCKSVILLE – Mr. Charles William Woodruff, Sr., 91, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem after a short period of declining health. He was born January 18, 1924, in Davie County to the late Char...

Joyce Anderson Stutts

June 27, 2015

Joyce Anderson Stutts Greensboro, NC:  Joyce Anderson Stutts, 75, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Forbis and Dick North Elm Street Chapel with Reverend Lee Bristol offici...