Obituaries Jan. 9

Obituary listings for Jan. 9
Jan. 08, 2013 @ 07:25 PM

Donald Beckerdite, Jr.
THOMASVILLE —  Mr. Donald Earnest Beckerdite, Jr.  54, a resident of Thomasville, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013.
A lifelong resident of Thomasville, Donald was born on December 2, 1958, a son of the late Donald Earnest Beckerdite, Sr. and Annie Mae Steed Beckerdite. He was retired from Lowes Food where he worked as a meat cutter. Donald was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are his sister, Mary Beckerdite Loflin and her husband Harold of Thomasville; special nephews, Jack Loflin and Brett Loflin, both of Thomasville.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013, in the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today (Jan. 9) at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

David T. Caudle
LEXINGTON — David Thurman Caudle, 71, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10,  at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Annie Gallimore
DENTON — Annie Buie Gallimore, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Thomasville Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Denton Town Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service, at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.

Nellie George
LEXINGTON — Nellie Beck George, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Hinkle Hospice House.
The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Stoner’s Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Davidson Funeral Home.

Margaret Keaton
LEXINGTON — Margaret Ruth “Bean” Branch Keaton. 69. died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10,  at Forest Hill Memorial. Burial will follow.  The family will receive friends at Davidson Funeral Home from 6:30 to  8:30 p.m. Wednesday and at other times at 355 Veterans Ave.

Linda Landreth
THOMASVILLE — Linda Ganus Landreth, 68,  died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. in Forsyth Medical Center.
A memorial graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11,  in Holly Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at J. C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville and other times at the home of the daughter.

Rita Needham
EFLAND, NC — Rita Jane Ward Needham died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Duke Medical Center.
A service of celebration and remembrance will be held at Heidelberg United Church of Christ, Salem Street, at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan 11, followed by a reception at the church.J.C. Green & Sons is serving the family.

George Swink
THOMASVILLE — George Ralph Swink, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Thomasville Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Friday, Jan 11, in J. C. Green and Sons Chapel in Thomasville.  Interment will follow in the Swink family cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10,  at the funeral home and other times at the home of his brother, Steve Swink, 1151 W. Green Street, Thomasville.

Dana Walker
LEXINGTON — Dana Allen Walker, 55, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his home.
A celebration of his life will be held at noon Thursday, Jan. 10,  at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Jan. 9) at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home.