Obituaries July 26, 2014

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

Fleetwood Howington

THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Fleetwood Hubbard Howington, age 95, a resident of Thomasville, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

She was born on December 25, 1918 in Rockingham County, NC to the late James Henry Hubbard and Estella Wood Hubbard. She had been a resident of the High Point/ Thomasville area most of her life. She worked for Diamond Hosiery of High Point and retired after many years of service. She was a member of Greenwood Baptist Church.  She enjoyed sewing, going to Walmart, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. In addition to her parents preceding her in death was her husband, William D. Howington, a son, Jim Howington, her daughter, Connie Ann Howington, her daughter in – law, Linda Howington, her sister, Janie Jones and a brother, J.W. Hubbard.

Surviving are her son, Michael Howington; her daughter in-law, Laurene Howington; her brother, Billy Ray Hubbard. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Scott Howington and his wife Carol, Ben Howington, Kris Howington, and David Howington, Sr., and his wife Ashley; her great-grandchildren, Tyler Scott Howington, and David Howington, Jr and her great-great-granddaughter, Kali Howington.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Howington’s life will be held Saturday morning at 10 o’clock from the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials in Mrs. Howington’s memory may be sent to the Building Fund of Greenwood Baptist Church, PO Box 1088, Thomasville, NC 27360.

Online condolences may be made at Cumby Family Funeral Service of Archdale is in charge of arrangements.


Eli Kersey

TRINITY — Eli Drake Kersey, age 2, passed away July 17, 2014.

A celebration of Eli’s life was held Friday, July 25, in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home.  Eli was laid to rest next to his PaPaw at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Gladys Kinley

TRINITY — Gladys Thomas Kinley, 74,  passed away on July 22, 2014 at her residence.

The  funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today (July 26) at True Gospel Baptist Church. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.  J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is in charge of arrangements.


Virginia  Lane

LEXINGTON — Virginia Ann Wade Lane, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Hinkle Hospice Home.

The funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, in Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. The family will greet friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m.Thursday, July 31, in the McGonigal Cemetery in Arcadia, Kan. Mrs. Lane will remain at J C Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until being placed in the church Sunday.


James Walker

ADVANCE – Mr. James Howard Walker, 65, of Advance, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Walker was born October 25, 1948, in Iredell County to the late Spencer Adam and Pearl Lee Childers Walker. He was retired from the Winston-Salem Journal and later from the Thomasville Times.

Survivors include four sisters, Elizabeth W. Hendricks of Sun City, AZ, Geraldine W. Souther, Berdie W. Bottoms, both of Statesville and Emma W. Green of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and a special great-nephew, Hayden.

A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.


Roy  Todd

THOMASVILLE - Roy Mack Todd, 52, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at his residence.

Cremation services have been entrusted to Prominence Funeral Home.