Obituary October 22, 2013

Jerry Wayne Gordon
Oct. 22, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

Jerry Gordon 

THOMASVILLE — Mr. Jerry Wayne Gordon, 59, of Boggs Road, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Hospice Home at High Point.

He was born May 15, 1954 in Davidson County, a son of the late Carl and Kathryn Turner Gordon.  Jerry was employed with Lift 1, Inc. of Greensboro.  He served on the Planning Board for the City of Thomasville. Jerry was active member of Park Place Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Adult #3 Sunday school class, served as a Deacon, on the finance committee, fellowship committee, Baptist Men, and supervised the building and grounds committee.

Jerry was a handyman and woodworker, always offering his help to everyone in need of assistance.  He was affectionately known as the “Go-To” guy.

On June 16, 1973 he was married to Melietta Craddock, who survives of the home.  Also surviving are daughters, Dominique Gordon Roberts and husband Brian and Magan Gordon Walker and fiancé Michael Goodyear, both of Thomasville; grandchildren, Brianna Burton, Hunter Walker, Trevor Burton, Savannah Roberts, Callie Walker and Ethen Roberts; sisters, Joyce Fouts and husband Billy, Patsy Alford and husband Jerry Don, both of Thomasville and Cathy Biddy and husband Mike of High Point; a brother, Sammy Gordon of California; brother-in-law, Joel Craddock of Washington, N.C.; nieces, Camille Craddock and Clara Craddock; and an abundance of extended family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5 p.m. at Park Place Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Campbell and the Rev. Teddy Craddock officiating.  The family will greet family and friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, Melietta and the family request those wishing to send memorial contributions do so in Jerry’s memory to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262, Park Place Baptist Church ( designate General Fund), 201 Kern Street, Thomasville, N.C. 27360 or to the N.C. Baptist Men, P.O. Box 1107, Cary, N.C. 27512.

Online condolences may be sent to the Gordon family at


Bonese Britt

THOMASVILLE — Bonese Sluder Britt, 88, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.

The funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. today (Oct. 30) at J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville. Burial will be in Holly Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends  at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service.