Obituaries: May 1, 2014

Here is a listing of obituaries
May. 01, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

Blanche Craven

THOMASVILLE — Blanche Burgess Craven, 89, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Calvary United Church of Christ.  The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.  Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery. J.C. Green & Sons is serving the family.


Johnny Deweese Jr.

THOMASVILLE —  Johnny Tillman Deweese Jr., 54, of Thomasville, died April 29, 2014.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3,  at Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph St.


'Miss Wynn' Drury

LEXINGTON — Winifred “Miss. Wynn” H. Drury, 96, died, Monday, April 28, 2014, at Hinkle Hospice House.

A service is not planned. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.


Nancy Kennedy Hill

THOMASVILLE — Mrs. Nancy Carolyn Kennedy Hill, 77, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at her home.

She was born on March 9, 1937, in Davidson County, NC to Luther Franklin Kennedy, Sr. and Faye Louise Everhart Kennedy.  She worked for Carolina Underwear, Circle Manufacturing and Lexington Furniture.  She was an active charter member of Colonial Baptist Church, where she served in the Women’s Missions, choir, and Senior Adult Sunday School Class.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, David Franklin Hill.

In 1955, she married Dalton Lee Hill, her husband of 23 years, who survives of Thomasville. Also surviving are a daughter, Lisa H. Moore and husband Marty of Thomasville; son, Brian Lee Hill and wife Donna of Thomasville; brother, L. Franklin Kennedy, Jr. and wife Cathy of Tabernacle, NJ; sisters, Glenda K. Poole and husband Lamarr and Angela K. Hall, all of Thomasville; grandchildren, Shane Moore, Lesia Hill, D.J. Heis and wife Brittany, Leanne Hill, Brittany Hill, Gregory Heis, and Spencer Moore; and great-grandchildren, Desiree and Peyton Rondon.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Colonial Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Jarvis officiating.  Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Hill will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the service.  The family will be at the funeral home on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and at other times at the home of her daughter, Lisa.

Memorials may be directed to Colonial Baptist Church, 6792 Welborn Rd. Trinity, NC 27370.

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David Kriedler

THOMASVILLE — David Arthur Kriedler, 49 died on April 29, 2014.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 2 in the Chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home.


Earl Sink

LEXINGTON — Earl Clement Sink,  63, died Wednesday at Wake Forest Baptist Health - Lexington Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 5,  at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 4,  at the funeral home and other times at the home.