Obituaries November 17, 2013

Here is a listing of obituaries
Nov. 17, 2013 @ 02:07 PM

Luther Leonard

THOMASVILLE — Mr. Luther Stanford Leonard, 88, a resident of Gra-Lan Drive, died Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House.

He was born on August 2, 1925 in Davidson County to William Alexander (W.A.) Leonard and Myrtle White Leonard.  He retired as a plant manager from Bates Nitewear in Greensboro.  He proudly served as a US Navy WWII veteran and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Louise Cranford Leonard on September 21, 1995 and Frances Lee Leonard in 2005; brothers, George, Roy, and Harold Leonard; and sisters, Mary Powell, Doris Reynolds, and Evelyn Leonard.

Surviving are his son, Steve Leonard and wife Pat of Thomasville; daughter, Linda Lee and husband Darrell of Thomasville; grandchildren, Candice Hinson and husband William E. “Eddie” Hinson II, of Archdale, and Jeffrey Michael Lee and wife Janella of West Jefferson, NC; great-granddaughter, Natalie Hinson; sister, Wilma Baird of Thomasville; his beloved canine companion, Zack; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with the Rev. Cris Uren officiating.  Entombment with military rites provided by the NC Burial Honors will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be directed to First UMC, PO Box 1860, Thomasville, NC 27361.

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Boyd  Shelley

THOMASVILLE —  Boyd Lefon Shelley, 80, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Faith Community Chapel, 345 Faith Chapel Road, Thomasville.

Thomasville Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Dorothy Stewart

THOMASVILLE — Dorothy Anne Crone Stewart, 69, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. A memorial service will be held at a later date. J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is assisting the  family.