Obituaries July 12, 2014

Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

David Eddinger

THOMASVILLE — David Junior Eddinger, 86, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

The funeral service was held Friday, July 11, at Victory Baptist Church.  Interment  followrf in the church cemetery. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral home assisted the family.


'Bobby' Jackson

THOMAVILLE — Robert ‘Bobby’ Lee Jackson, 75, passed away on Tuesday July 8, 2014. A celebration of Bobby’s life was held Friday, July 11, in the Chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home.


Peggy Steed

TRINITY — Mrs. Peggy Lois Craver Steed, 82, a resident of Welborn Road, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at High Point Regional Hospital. 

She was born on January 3, 1932 in Davidson County, NC to William Roscoe Craver and Gertrude Elizabeth Shuler Craver.  She was a beautician for the majority of her life but also worked in the cafeteria at Trinity, Fairfield, and Fair Grove Elementary Schools.  She was a member of Oak Hill Memorial Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Steed, Jr. on May 10, 1993, whom she married on February 12, 1950; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Natalie Steed.

Surviving are a son, Michael Ray Steed of Trinity; daughter, Sandra Steed Jolly and husband Tony of Trinity; brother, William “Billy” Roscoe Craver, Jr. and wife Josephine of Thomasville; sister, Greta Cline of Thomasville; granddaughter, Miranda Ballard Schaal and husband Chris of Trinity; great-granddaughter, Skylar Schaal; and sister-in-law and best friend, Phyllis Wilmoth of Trinity.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 3:30 pm at Oak Hill Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Myers officiating.  Interment will follow in Fair Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Sunday one hour and a half prior to the service at the church from 2:00 – 3:30.  Mrs. Steed will remain at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the visitation.  Memorials may be directed to Oak Hill Memorial Baptist Church, 1793 Tower Road, Thomasville, NC 27360. 

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'Robbie' Swing

LEXINGTON — Robert “Robbie” Gladford Swing, 97, died Wednesday July 9, 2014, at Alston Brook Nursing Home.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today (July 11) at Becks Reformed Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.


Larry Wade

THOMASVILLE — Larry Otto Wade, 65, passed away on July 9, 2014.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.  today (July 11) at J.C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thomasville. Burial will be at Floral Garden Memorial Park. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Edna Watkins

LEXINGTON —  Edna Thomason Watkins, 85,  died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 14,  at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 13 at the funeral home.