Obituaries May 11

Here is a listing of obituaries for May 11
May. 11, 2013 @ 09:18 AM

Jerome (Jay) Holmes

CHARLOTTE — Jerome (Jay) Holmes, son of Geraldine (Jerri) and the late Ernest (Ernie) Holmes, passed away peacefully at his home in Charlotte on May 8, 2013 after a recurrence of colon cancer. Jay was born in 1947 in High Point, North Carolina.

Jay is survived by his mother Jerri Holmes and wife Carol Woodall Holmes. He is also survived by an extended family of his many friends.

Jay was a 1965 graduate of Thomasville High School and from N.C. State University in 1969 with a B.S. in Engineering Operations. His career was spent at the U.S. Postal Service with most of his time spent in Washington, D.C. and Hartford, CT. He held positions in engineering, operations, and maintenance. Notable was his assignment as Postmaster in Hartford. He retired as Manager, Maintenance Policies and Programs, Mid-Atlantic Operations.

Jay was a man loved by many. He always looked for the good in people and the positive in every relationship or situation. He had many interests and enjoyed the experiences of travel, art, music, good food and wine. Most important to him were all the relationships he found throughout his life. Jay was about joy, connections and inspiration to the people whose lives he touched.

Jay is preceded in death by his younger brother, Kimberly (Rusty) Holmes and his father, Ernie Holmes.

A graveside service will be held in Thomasville at Holly Hill Memorial Park on May 18, 2013, at 12:00 noon. Following the service a celebration of Jay’s life will be held in the Veranda Simplex, Building C, Shuler Circle at Piedmont Crossing, 100 Hedrick Drive, Thomasville, NC.

Online condolences may be left at

Memorial contributions may be made to charities of choice or to Scholarships at Penland School of Crafts,


Katie Hill

DENTON — Martha Katie Keith Hill, 46, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.


Terry Lambeth Sr.

HIGH POINT — Terry Ronald Lambeth Sr., 68,  died Friday, May 10, 2013.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 13,  at New Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Wallburg. J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home on Highway 109 in Wallburg is assisting the family.


Amanda  Southards

DENTON — Amanda Marie Southards, 28,  died Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, May 13, in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.


Sandra Zudonyi

LEXINGTON — Sandra Bordeau Zudonyi, 65, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at her home.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. today (May 11)  at Victory Baptist Church in China. The family will receive friends following the service at the church and other times at the home. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.