Obituaries Dec. 20

Obituary listings for Dec. 20
Dec. 19, 2012 @ 03:01 PM

Raymond Bayne
ATLANTA, GA. — Mr. Raymond Howard Bayne, 88, a resident of Atlanta, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at his residence.
He was born July 6, 1924, in Alamance County a son of the late Raymond Gorman Bayne and Thelma Leona Sykes Bayne. He served proudly in the Pacific Theatre with the US  Marine Corps in World War II and had worked as a salesman in various industries. Surviving are two daughters, Connie B. Little and husband Tom of Roswell, Ga. and Melanie B. Hall of South Riding, Va.; a sister, Patsy Whaley of Pawleys Island, S.C.; two brothers, Robert Bayne of Dalton, Ga., and Jimmy Bayne and his wife Pat of High Point; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A crypt side service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the Holly Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum in Thomasville with the Rev. Michael Ferguson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday and also one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville.
Online condolences may be sent to the Bayne family at

Lucille Lemly
DENTON — Lucille Hickman Lemly, 81, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.
At the request of Mrs. Lemly, there will be no public visitation or service.
Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is assisting the Lemly family.

Iris Morris
THOMASVILLE  — Iris Morris, 87, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012, at Pine Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Thomasville.
She was born September 15, 1925 in Guilford County to the late William Archie and Bertha Hiatt.Iris is survived by her beloved daughter Mary Lynn Morris of Thomasville and a sister, Helen and her husband P.V. Boone of Greensboro.
The family received friends Tuesday, Dec. 18,  at Thomasville Funeral Home. A graveside service wasw held at 1 p,m, Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Oakwood Memorial Park in High Point with the Reverend Myra Ward officiating.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 202 Hospice Way Lexington, NC 27292.
Online condolences may be made through

Frances  Russell
THOMASVILLE  — Mrs. Frances Crawford Russell, 83, a resident of Thomasville, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.  This was her favorite time of the year, the Christmas Season.
She was born December 21, 1928 in Warren County, Kentucky, a daughter of Herschel Crawford and Pearline Pirtle Crawford.  She was a retired employee with Thomasville Furniture Industries, with twenty-eight years of service.  Mrs. Russell was a fifteen year volunteer with Thomasville Meals on Wheels.  She was a member of West End United Methodist Church, served as past-president of the United Methodist Women, was a member of the Adult Sunday School Class, Sonshine Folks, and had served on various committees of the church.
On June 2, 1945, she was married to Robert Russell, who died in 1998.  In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Crawford and son-in-law, Roland Pennington.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Pennington, Mrs. Sharron Darr and husband Steve and Deborah Houston and husband Delbert, all of Thomasville; a son, Ronald Wayne Russell and wife Mary Ann of Asbury, West Virginia; sisters, Ms. Jean Gore of Hendersonville, Tennessee, Mrs. Jonell Chandler and Ms. Esther McKinney, both of Franklin, Kentucky; twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2012, in West End United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Myra Ward Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Russell will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Dec. 20) and other times at her home.
The family request memorial contributions be made to West End United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Brenda Pennington, 1230 Stemp-Everhart Road, Thomasville, N.C. 27360 or to the American Cancer Society, 4 Oak Branch Drive, Suite A, Greensboro, N.C. 27407.
Online condolences may be sent to the Russell family at

'Nub' Saintsing
THOMASVILLE — Arville Clarence “Nub” Saintsing, 81, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. today (Dec. 20) at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville.  The family will be at the home of his daughter, Pamela, 115 Chestnut St. Thomasville. 

Charley Young Jr.
LINWOOD — Charley Frank Young Jr., 80, died Monday, Dec.17, 2012, at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. today (Dec. 20) at Churchland Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Snider Cemetery. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the Young family.