Obituaries Jan. 3

Here is the online listing of obituaries
Jan. 03, 2013 @ 03:31 PM

Vergie Benner
DENTON — Vergie Earnhardt Benner, 93,died Thursday January 3, 2013.
A private memorial service will be held. Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is serving the Benner family.

'Bob' Hicks
SOPHIA — Bobby “Bob” Neil Hicks,  74, of Sophia, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Kingdom Hall in Randleman. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.  Friday  at Sechrest Funeral Service in Archdale.

'Buck' McLendon
THOMASVILLE –  Walter James McLendon, 73, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Randolph Memorial Hospital in Asheboro.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5,  in Emmanuel Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes before the funeral service and other times at the home.
S. E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn D. Moss
THOMASVILLE –  Marilyn Delores Moss, 60,  died Jan. 1, 2013 in High Point Regional Hospital.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7,  at S. E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Service.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the funeral service and other times at the home.

Lacy  Richardson
THOMASVILLE — Lacy Harold Richardson, 68, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in Forsyth Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Southgate Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at J. C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and other times at the home.

Mark Sarver
LEXINGTON – Mark Davis Sarver, 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. 

Charles Sink
THOMASVILLE —  Mr. Charles Foy Sink, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Piedmont Crossing Retirement Center in Thomasville, N.C.
He was born in Davidson County on April 19, 1917 to Ida Jane Alexander Sink and John Andrew Sink.  Charles Foy graduated from Pilot High School and attended Lenior Rhyne College.  He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church where he served in many capacities.  More recently he attended the church services at Piedmont Crossing.  He was a retired self-employed builder by profession, having built many homes, Mobil Marts, churches and other buildings in Thomasville over the years.  During World War II he moved to Newport News, Va. and was a ship builder in the ship yard.
Charles Foy was an active charter member of the Pilot Lions Club until he was 90 years old when his health began to decline.  He held many offices in the Lions Club over the years and was honored as Lion of the Year and received the Paul Stickley Fellow Award.
He was married to Maggie Jane Hepler Sink on July 15, 1939 in Hillsville, Virginia, who preceded him in death in June of last year.  He is survived by two daughters, Elaine Sink Rabon (Mitchel) and Janice Sink; grandchildren, Brian Foy Rabon (Donna), Dedra Owen (Mark), Benjamin Pressley, Alex Pressley (Kristina); great-grandchildren who were the light of his life, Finn, Colby and Allie Owen;  a brother, Kester Sink (Rosie) of Mt. Airy; and a sister-in-law Ollie Satterfield.  Also surviving are many special nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as, siblings, Terry Sink, J.C. Sink and Edna Sink Koontz.
A celebration of Charles Foy’s life will be held in The Unity Place at Piedmont Crossing at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 6th with Dr. Rolland Cavanaugh, the Rev. Ardis D. Payne, the Rev. Greg Dickens and the Rev. Jonathan Conrad officiating.  Visitation with the family will begin at 2 p.m. outside The Unity Place prior to the service. At other times the family will be at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Mitchel Rabon.
The family extends gratitude to Hospice of the Piedmont for the wonderful care he received from them as well as the CNAs, nursing and other staff at Piedmont Crossing who have cared for him over the past several years.  A special thank you to Brittany and her “rooster crow” who never failed to cheer him up.  He truly loved his caregivers.  Thank you to Misty at Piedmont for doing all she could to make his later years as comfortable as possible, as well as, all the people who faithfully visited him at Piedmont or came to sing and entertain the residences (especially the Pleasant Hill Choir).  He loved playing bingo with his friends at Piedmont Crossing, especially if he won.
Members of the Pilot Lions Club are asked to served as honorary attendees and sit as a group during the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy Kearns, church treasurer, 2136 Kennedy Farm Road N, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home is assisting the family and online condolences may be sent to the Sink family at

Mark Sylvester
LEXINGTON – Mark Alan Sylvester, 52, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Duke University Medical Center. 
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Holloways Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.