Obituaries November 30, 2013

Here is a listing of obituaries
Nov. 29, 2013 @ 03:48 PM

Benson Futrell

DENTON — Benson Saunders Futrell, Jr. died Wednesday, Nov. 27 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

A graveside service with Masonic Rites  by Denton Lodge 404 will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 at Denton Town Cemetery. The family will see friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Nov. 30) at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton. Following the graveside service a reception will be held at 5:30 p.m.  at Park Place in Denton.

Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

'Mike' Fountain

LEXINGTON — Samuel ‘Mike’ Michael Fountain, 57 died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at his residence.

A time of celebration will be held at 6 p.m. today (Nov. 30) at Thomasville Funeral Home, 18 Randolph St.

 

Sadie Hampton

LINWOOD — Sadie Byerly Hampton, 97,  died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House. The funeral will be 2 p.m. today (Nov. 30)  at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Byerly Cemetery at Greer’s Chapel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

 

Willard Latham

LEXINGTON — Willard James Latham, 89, died Monday, Nove. 25, 2013.

The funeral service was held  Friday, Nov. 29, at Bethesda United Methodist Church. Piedmont Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

 

Paul 'Jaybird' McCrary

LEXINGTON — Paul “Jaybird” Reeves McCrary, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 28.

A celebration of  life will be held at 2 p.m.  Sunday, Dec. 1, at First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30,   at Davidson Funeral Home.

 

Shirley Owen

LEXINGTON — Shirley Ann Bishop Owen, 78, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2,  at Davidson Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Forest Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service and other times at the home of her son.

Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Minnie Parks

THOMASVILLE — Minnie Lucille Conrad Parks, 88, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

The funeral service was held Friday, Nov. 29,  at Rich Fork Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  J.C. Green and Sons is in charge of arrangements.

 

Irena  Poppe

THOMASVILLE —  Irena Thumm Poppe, born November 15, 1920 in Isabelin, Poland passed away early Friday morning November 29, 2013.

Irena came to Thomasville after World War II in 1949 and lived in her home at 303 Wood Street in Thomasville for 64 years.

She is survived by her sister Celina Zimnoch and family; sons, Leonard and George Poppe; her daughters, Lidia and Barbara. She also was a grandmother to nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Mrs. Poppe was a devoted catholic parishioner of Our Lady of the Highways Catholic Church and an accomplished, award winning artist. She taught many local Thomasville youth art classes for over 25 years and instructed at Davidson County Community College. Her art is displayed in many places throughout the community. Irena was involved in many city events and remembered for her kind heart and art.

A memorial catholic mass will be held at 9:00 AM Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Our Lady of the Highways Catholic Church.

J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is assisting the Poppe family.

Online condolences may be sent to the Poppe family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.

 

Lucy Stogner

LEXINGTON — Evelyn Joyce  (Lucy) Stogner, 87, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Lexington Medical Center.

The funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will see friends from 2:30 until 3:30 p.m. prior to the funeral at Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.