Obituaries July 20

Here is a listing of obituaries
Jul. 22, 2013 @ 01:37 PM

Lauren S. Cecil

LEXINGTON — Lauren Suzanne Cecil, 11, died Tuesday July 16, 2013.

The funeral service was held Friday, July 19, at Holly Grove Lutheran Church. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.


Sara 'Nana' Heter

THOMASVILLE — Sara Olean “Nana” Heter, 88, of Thomasville, died July 19, 2013, at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

She was born July 22, 1924, in Thomasville, a daughter of Alonzo and Grace Clodfelter.  She was married December 24, 1947, to Constantine Peter “Connie” Heter, who preceded her in death May 16, 2005.  She also was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bill Clodfelter and J. Van Clodfelter; and sister, Gretchen Hunt.

Surviving are two sisters, Odessa Boles and Suzanne Little and husband Don; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Holly Hill Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. at J. C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville.

Memorials may be directed to Piedmont Crossing, 100 Hedrick Drive, Thomasville, NC  27360, Hinkle Hospice House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC  27292, Meals on Wheels, P. O. Box 1821, Thomasville, NC  27361 or Our Lady of the Highway, 943 Ball Park Road, Thomasville, NC  27360.

Online condolences may be sent to the Heter family at


Bobby Hill

LEXINGTON — Robert (Bobby) Randall Hill, 71, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at WFBH-Lexington Medical Center.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20,  in Davidson Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in First Baptist Church of Welcome Cemetery.


'Buddy' Shores

DENTON - Alfred Miles “Buddy” Shores, 53, died Wednesday July 17, 2013.

The funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20,  at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home Chapel.


J.E. 'Ronnie' Stilwell

THOMASVILLE — Mr. J.E. “Ronnie” Stilwell, 74, a resident of Stilwell Drive, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House.

He was born on September 8, 1938 in Davidson County to the late Jones Edgar Stilwell and the late Bessie Gordon Stilwell.  He worked at Gray Concrete before opening and operating Stilwell 76 station for 32 years.  After retirement, he worked at Mendenhall Auto Auction.  He was a US Army National Guardsman for 13 years, a member of First Baptist Church and a volunteer fireman for over 20 years with Fair Grove Fire Department.

On July 15, 1960, he married Shirley Pierce, who survives of the home. Also surviving are his son, Christopher Stilwell and wife Aundi of Thomasville; daughter, Christina “Tina” Hutcherson and husband Danny of Lexington; best friend and granny-granny, Ina Pierce of Thomasville; sisters, Betty S. Hannah and husband Ed, Shirley S. Fuller and husband Arnold, and Linda S. Harris and husband Olen, all of Thomasville; grandchildren, Troy, Carly, Johnathan, Nathan, Savannah, Christopher, and Lauren; and two dog companions, Toby and Daisy.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11 a.m.  at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Hall officiating.  Mr. Stilwell will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until the hour of the graveside service.  The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.  Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, 8 Cramer St. Thomasville, NC 27360 or to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.

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