Obituaries: February 8, 2014

Here is a listing of obituaries
Feb. 10, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

Dewey Black

THOMASVILLE — Dewey George Black, 73,  died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center.

A graveside service was held Friday, Feb. 7, in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. J.C. Green & Sons is in charge of arrangements.


Margaret Deese

LEXINGTON — Margaret W. Deese, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

A graveside service will be conducted 4 p.m. today (Feb. 8)  at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Thomasville. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville is serving the family


Robert England

LEXINGTON — Robert Kelsey England, 67, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Hinkle Hospice House.

The funeral service was held Friday, Feb. 7, at Davidson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Parklawn Memorial Park in Winston-Salem.


Kenneth Elliott      

HIGH POINT — Kenneth Ray Elliott, 71, passed away on Feb.2, 2014. Ken was born on Nov.21, 1942, in Thomasville. He was preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Allene (Hughes) Elliott, and a brother Bobby Elliott (Sara) of Charlotte.

Ken enjoyed fishing, collecting Native American Artifacts, and anything to do with history. He was a former Boy Scout Leader at First United Methodist Church in High Point. He assisted many young men in obtaining their Eagle Scout Award. Ken received the distinguished service award of The Silver Beaver, for his many years of service to the Boys Scouts. He was a Civitan Citizen of the Year.

Ken was a graduate of Denton High School. He retired from Cedar Creek Hosiery Mill in High Point.

Ken is survived by his wife Kim Sparrow Elliott, and stepson Taylor Sparrow; daughter, Andrea Elliott Walker of Thomasville and husband Mark, and grandsons Brantley and Brayden Walker; brothers, Jimmy Elliott (Melanie) of Denton, James Elliott of Dallas, Wayne Elliott (Fran) of Jacksonville, Fla; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb.8, from 5-7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 380 S. Main St., Denton. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop 55, First United Methodist Church, 512 N. Main St., High Point, NC 27260. 


William McDaniel

THOMASVILLE — William Franklin McDaniel, 76, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.

A private service will be held. Thomasville Funeral Home is serving the family.


Patty Murphy

GREENSBORO —  Patty Rose Murphy, 72, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville.


Swannee Sexton

DENTON — Swannee Williams Sexton, 58, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Central United Methodist Church. Briggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Floyd Witherspoon

THOMASVILLE —  Floyd Lee Witherspoon, 59, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Chapel of S.E. Thomas Funeral Service.