Obituaries: February 12, 2014

Here is a listing of obituaries
Feb. 12, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

'Dorsey' Bates

THOMASVILLE — Doris “Dorsey” Baldwin Bates, 83, died Monday, Fe. 10, 2014, at the Hospice Home at High Point.  J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Rev. James Grant

THOMASVILLE — The Rev. James Jefferson Grant, 84, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at his residence.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Sunnyside Baptist Church in High Point. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is serving the family.


Deacon Henry Jackson

HIGH POINT — Deacon Henry Lee Jackson, 66, died on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at High Point Regional Hospital.

Prominence Funeral in Thomasville is serving the Jackson Family.


Betty McDonald

LEXINGTON — Betty Joe Barker McDonald, 67,  died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at her home.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Feb. 12)  in the Friendly Gospel Baptist Church.  J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is serving the family.


Patty Murphy

GREENSBORO—  Patty Rose Murphy, 72,died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence.

The funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 10,  at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Holly Hill Memorial Park.


Herman Overcash

THOMASVILLE —  Mr. Herman Lee Overcash, 85, a resident of S. Old Fisher Ferry Rd, died Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Piedmont Crossing Retirement Community.

He was born on August 3, 1928 in Davidson County, NC to Willie Lee Overcash and Kate Marie Collins Overcash.  He was a graduate of Fair Grove High School and was a retired supervisor with the US Post Office, Thomasville Branch.  He was a US Coast Guard veteran and a member of Fair Grove United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris E. Overcash on October 18, 2005, whom he married on September 10, 1948; sisters, Mollie Embry and surviving husband, Bud of Thomasville and Frances (Teenie) Johnson and deceased husband, Bob.

Surviving are a daughter, Kandy Gerichten and husband Glenn of Jacksonville, NC; son, Keith Overcash and wife Diane of Thomasville; sisters, Hazel Prevo and Pete Davis and Bill Stone and husband Jimmy, all of Thomasville; three grandchildren, Brad Overcash and wife Jennifer and Lauren Woytisek and husband Mark, all of Charlotte; and Emilee Gerichten of Jacksonville, NC; great-grandchildren, Anna Katherine Overcash and Emma Lauren Woytisek; brother-in-law, David Workman and wife Mary of Thomasville; and longtime family friend, Debbie Dennis of Thomasville.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Fair Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Allan Van Meter officiating.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Fair Grove UMC, 138 Fair Grove Church Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360.

J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home assisted the family. Online condolences may be sent to