Obituaries Dec. 31

Here is a listing of obituaries for Dec. 31
Dec. 31, 2012 @ 03:06 PM

Louise  Gatchell
THOMASVILLE — Mary Louise Thomason Gatchell, 86, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013,  at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville. The family will be at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and at other times at the home.

Kathleen Markham       
THOMASVILLE — Kathleen Jane Markham died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
Visitation will be held from 1to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Thomasville Funeral Home followed with a chapel service. Entombment will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park.

Evelyn Oates
LEXINGTON — Evelyn Lorene Hedrick Oates, 78, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in Greensboro.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. Dr. Lee Zehmer.  Inurnment will be held in the church columbarium. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Swicegood
CHURCHLAND — Joyce Fitzgerald Swicegood, 73, died Sunday, Dec. 30, at Forsyth Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Churchland Baptist Church. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at the church fellowship hall.
Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.

James Walser
LEXINGTON — William James Walser died Sunday, Dece. 30, 2012, at his home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Good Hope United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home.