Obituaries Jan. 4

Here is a listing of obituaries for Jan. 4
Jan. 04, 2013 @ 02:45 PM

Sarah Hudson
LEXINGTON — Sarah Gatton Hudson, 85, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Piedmont Crossing.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9,  at Meadowview Presbyterian Church. Entombment will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Davidson Funeral Home.

Lonnie Montford Jr.
THOMASVILLE- Lonnie Ray Montford Jr., 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at his home.
The service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Friendship Baptist Church. Visitation begins at 2:30 p.m. at the church. 
Professional Services were entrusted to Prominence Funeral Home in Thomasville.

Mickie Rothrock
ARCHDALE, NC — Arthelia (Mickie) Brinkley Rothrock, 80, of Archdale, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013, at Duke Medical Center.
She was born on April 4, 1932 in Yancey County, NC to John Robert Brinkley and Bonnie Anderson Brinkley.
She raised her family and operated the Ramble Shop clothing store in Thomasville, and later founded and operated with her daughters TSR Sweater Outlet & Ladies Apparel in Greensboro, where she continued to be a part until her death. She enjoyed serving her customers and had a love for those that worked with her.
Mickie was a member of Fair Grove United Methodist Church in Thomasville for many years, and currently a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
She shared God’s love in countless ways to her daughters, family, friends and others and will be deeply missed by them all.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Frank Lee Rothrock. She is survived by her two daughters Tammy Rothrock and Sarah Wilson, both of Archdale; two sisters, Barbara Goodwin and husband Herman of Archdale, Genny Spanburg of Ft. Worth, Texas; a brother, JD Brinkley and wife Frances of Mebane, NC; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2013. in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel with Rev. J.C. Alley officiating.  Burial will follow in Fair Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville, Sunday afternoon, January 6, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The family would like any memorial contributions be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 6499 NC Hwy 62, Trinity, N.C. 27370 or to Fair Grove United Methodist Church, 138 Fair Grove Church Road, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Online condolences may be sent to the Rothrock family at

Mary Lee Smith
LEXINGTON — Mary Lee Parks Smith, 88, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6,  at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5,  at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home.