Obituaries July 31

Here is a listing of obituaries
Jul. 31, 2013 @ 04:17 PM

Charles Baker

LEXINGTON — Charles Michael Baker, 52,  died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Lexington Medical Center.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 30,  at Freedom Baptist Church. Davidson Funeral Service assisted the family.


Jimmy Bates  Sr.

THOMASVILLE — Jimmy Lee Bates  Sr.,  77, died Tuesday , July 30, 2013.

The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, in J.C. Green & Sons Chapel.


Peggy Briggs

LEXINGTON — Peggy Rhodes Briggs,  82,  died Thursday, July 25, 2013.

The funeral service was held  Sunday,  July 28, at Bethany United Methodist Church.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.  Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.


Sherry Kindley

THOMASVILLE — Sherry Lynn Noah Kindley, 57, died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the home of her daughter.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 30, at Hughes Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville assisted the family.


Anthony R. Sansbury

THOMASVILLE —   Anthony Renee Sansbury, 47, died Saturday, July 27, 2013 Thomasville Medical Center.

S. E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.


Dorothy Scarlette

LEXINGTON — Dorothy Gobble Scarlette, 86, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Pine Ridge Nursing Home.

The funeral will be 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1,  at Davidson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.


'Jackye' Sink

LEXINGTON — Jacqueline “Jackye” Weaver Sink,  86, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at Abbotts Creek Care and Rehabilitation.

The funeral service was held Sunday, July 28, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church. Burial followed in Pilgrim Lutheran Church Cemetery. Davidson Funeral Home assisted the family.


Betty  Smith

LEXINGTON — Betty Lou Hedrick Smith, 81,  died July 25, 2013, at Hinkle Hospice House.

The funeral was held Sunday, July 28, at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ. Burial followed at the church cemetery. Davidson Funeral Home assisted the family.


David Turner

THOMASVILLE — Mr. David Turner, 79, a resident of Thomasville, died Friday afternoon, July 26, 2013.

He was born August 26, 1933 in Spartanburg S.C., a son of the late Oren Lloyd Turner and Willie Mae Hoyt Turner. He was a retired manager at Thomasville Furniture Industries where he spent over 50 years as a dedicated employee.

He loved Thomasville High School football games. Over the past 50 years he attended every game that he was able. As well as being a huge Bulldog supporter, he also had a passion for golf, whether he was actually playing or watching the sport. He was a long time member of Colonial Country Club. David stayed active and had so many interests, but his grandchildren always came first and meant the world to him.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, O.L. Turner Jr., and Andy Turner.

On June 27, 1953 he was married to his wife of 60 years, Glenda Rumple Turner, who survives of the home.  Also surviving are daughters, Debbie Turner Greer and husband David of Lenoir and Cindy Turner McLain and husband Bill of Thomasville; a son, David Turner Jr. and wife Angie, also of Thomasville. He leaves behind his beloved grandchildren; Jason Watson and friend Debra of Lincolnton, Megan McLain Croke and husband Ben of Winston-Salem, Chelsea Turner and Trent Turner, both of Thomasville. David is also survived by two sisters, Lib Cloniger of Thomasville and Barbara Page and husband Bucky of Savannah, Ga.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 12 p.m. at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Thomasville with the Rev. Peggy Finch officiating. The family received friends at J C Green and Sons funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45am prior to the service and at other times at the home.

The family request any memorial contributions be directed to the Fairgrove Family Resource Center, 159 Myrtle Dr., Thomasville, NC 27360 or to Memorial United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 428, Thomasville, NC 27361.

Online condolences may be sent to the Turner family at


Nina Varner

DENTON — Nina Bell Latham Varner, 94, died Friday July, 26, 2013.

A graveside service was held  Sunday, July28, at Denton Town Cemetery. Briggs Funeral Home in Denton served the family.


Dorothy Veach

THOMASVILLE — Dorothy Jean Shore Veach, 92, died Friday, July 26, 2013 at Pine Ridge Health & Rehabilitation.

The funeral service will be conducted 4 p.m. Monday, July 29,  at Pine Woods United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home is serving the family.