Obituaries April 26
THOMASVILLE — James Clifton Beeson died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday April 27, at Thomasville Funeral Home with a memorial service in the chapel at 7 p.m.
LEXINGTON — Jeanne Saunders Davis, 78, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at her home.
The funeral will be 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.
THOMASVILLE — Mr. Ernest Edwin Hoover, 89, a resident of Thomasville, died Thursday, April 25, 2013 in the Hospice Home at High Point.
He was born October 16, 1923 in Randolph County, a son of the late Jasper Andrew Hoover and Bertha Eagle Hoover.
Mr. Hoover was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp., having served during World War II and later served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was the owner and operator of Hoover’s Trim & Bike Shop. Mr. Hoover was a charter member of the Thomasville Moose Lodge # 1868, where had served as past Governor and was instrumental in the building of the lodge’s pool. He was a member of Calvary United Church of Christ, where he had served as a Deacon, member of the Consistory and building committee. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Coman.
On January 20, 1952 he was married to Helen Darr, who survives of the home. Also surviving are daughters, Anita H. Connell and husband Randy of Thomasville and Marcia H. Coatta and husband John of Minnetonka, Minn.; a son Ernie Hoover and wife Kim of Thomasville; adopted son, William “Boo” Gaddy of Thomasville; a sister, Pauline Clodfelter and husband James of Asheville, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Jessica Connell, Sam Coatta, Trevor Connell, Ashley Hoover, Annie Coatta, Emily Hoover, Max Coatta and Brittany Hoover.
The funeral service will be held Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. in Calvary United Church of Christ with the Rev. Kelly Barefoot officiating. Burial will follow with military honors in the church cemetery. Mr. Hoover will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and other times at the home of the son and daughter-in-law, Ernie and Kim Hoover, 214 Colleen Drive, Thomasville.
The family request memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262 or to Calvary United Church of Christ, 1410 Lexington Avenue, Thomasville, N.C. 27360.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hoover family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.
LEXINGTON — Doretha Roberts Morrison, 89, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Hinkle Hospice House.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at First Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Davidson Funeral Home.
LEXINGTON — Harold Wayne Odum, 59, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the chapel of Davidson Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service.
DENTON — Robert Ray Workman, 65, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
A memorial service will be held at True Worship Church, East First Street in Denton at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28. Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.