Obituaries Sept. 2
ASHEBORO — Colon McNary “Mack” Beck, 69, died Sunday, Sept.1, 2013 in Randolph Health and Rehab Center.
A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 4, in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends an hour prior to the service at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville.
THOMASVILLE — Mr. Robert “Bobby” Earl Bolling, Jr., 54, of Thomasville, died Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Thomasville Medical Center.
Born November 4, 1958 to the late Robert Earl Bolling, Sr. and Charlene Joyce Hockaday Bolling, Bobby was a resident of this area most of his life and had worked as a Sergeant for North Piedmont Correctional Facility for 10 years. He served in the U.S. National Guard for 15 years with the 113 Field Artillery and was a member of Hughes Grove Baptist Church. Bobby was a hard worker and devoted to his family. He will be fondly remembered as a man who went out of his way to help others. In addition to his parents, Bobby is predeceased by son, Jeremy Bolling, and sister, Linda Darlene Leonard.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Linda Dunbar Bolling of the home; four sons, Wesley Bolling and Matthew Bolling both of the home, Joshua Bolling and wife Alicia and Jason Bolling and fiancée Deisy both of Thomasville; sister, Patty Bolling Danson and husband Wayne of Archdale; brothers, Jack Bolling and wife Linda of Thomasville, Jay Bolling and wife Rhonda of Winston-Salem, and Charles Bolling of Maine; and grandchildren, Logan, Tabytha, Olivia and Noah.
A celebration of Bobby’s life will be held Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 11 am at Hughes Grove Baptist Church, Thomasville, with Dr. John Hill officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 3rd from 6 pm – 8 pm at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Archdale.
Memorials may be made to Davidson County Animal Shelter, 490 Glendale Road, Lexington, NC 27292.
Allean S. Eller
CHICAGO, ILL. — Allean S. Eller, 96, formerly of Cleveland, OH, and Thomasville NC, widow of Charles M. Eller, passed away peacefully in Chicago, IL, on August 11, 2013, after a brief illness.
Beloved mother of Gayle P. Parr (deceased) and Marva (Mitchell) Watkins. Devoted grandmother of Teri and Michael (Michelle) Watkins. Proud great-grandmother of Andrew and Amy Condic, Annabelle Epstein, Abraham and Aaron Diaz, Christopher and Maya Watkins. Adoring great-great-grandmother of Jayden Hawkins. Cherished sister of John Sanders of Cleveland, OH. Sister-in-law of Devoid, Filene, Terrell, and Carlotta Eller, and Larue Starks, of New Rochelle, NY.
A visitation is planned for noon, September 7, at the Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., Chicago, IL, followed by a memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to United Negro College Fund. Effective September 6, you may visit the guestbook at www.cremation-society.com.
Thomas Walker Hanks, 69, died Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013, at Yadkin Valley Community Hospital.
The funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 31, at Thomasville Funeral Home chapel, followed by interment in Free Pilgrim Holiness Church Cemetery in Thomasville.
David Hollifield Jr.
THOMASVILLE — David Ralph Hollifield Jr., 50, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 in Thomasville Medical Center.
The funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in J. C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville. The interment will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, and other times at the home.
Christopher Ward Jr.
TRINITY — Christopher Timothy Ward Jr., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 at his residence.
The funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 3, in J. C. Green & Sons chapel in Thomasville. The interment will be in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, and other times at the home.