Obituaries April 9
LEXINGTON — Russell Stokes Day, 51, died Sunday April 7, 2013.
The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Madison Heights Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with graveside rites by the Davidson County Firemen’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday April 9, at Davidson Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
LEXINGTON — Jessica Rae Brewer Fletcher, 39, died Friday April 5, 2013 at her home.
A Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Good Hope United Methodist.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home of her parents.
LEXINGTON — Arnold “Butch” Ray Grubb, 65, dIed Friday, April 5, 2013 in WFBH-Lexington Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Lexington City Cemetery.
LEXINGTON — Shirley Ashcroft Hansen died Saturday, April 6, 2013.
A celebration of her life will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Davidson Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Albany, N.Y.
Velna Hill Leonard
HIGH POINT — Mrs. Velna Lucille Black Hill Leonard, 92, a resident of Westchester Manor Nursing Center, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at Westchester Manor.
She was born on May 16, 1920 in Davidson County, NC to James Ernest Black and Bertha Rodema Alford Black. She was a homemaker and affiliated with Bethel United Methodist Church and after her marriage to Raymond Leonard joined Victory Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Paul Matthew Hill, Sr. in 1965 and Raymond Smith Leonard in 1990; stepdaughter, Nell Welborn; stepson, Rayborn Leonard; brother, Carlie Black; and two great-grandchildren.
Surviving are her two sons, Paul M. Hill, Jr. and wife Carol of High Point and Ronald Black and wife Ramona of LaPlata, MD; stepchildren, Charles Leonard and wife Arlette and Nancy Coker, all of Thomasville; brother, Lloyd Black and wife Irene of Thomasville; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with the Rev. Marcus Campbell officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Thursday two hours prior to the service from 1 p.m. until the service hour. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262.
Online condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons.com.
Carroll T. McDade Sr.
LEXINGTON — Carroll Thomas McDade Sr., 78, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at his home.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Center United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home on Ryan Street.