Obituaries Sept. 12

Here is a listing of obituaries
Sep. 11, 2013 @ 05:41 PM

Larry Duncan

THOMASVILLE — Larry Donnell Duncan, 61, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Libertywood Nursing Home.

A  memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Friendship Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service and other times at 213 Lynella Lane.  S.E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.


Mary Hill

LEXINGTON —  Mrs. Mary Ruth Johnson Aderhold Hill, 85, a resident of Carolina House went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Carolina House. 

She was born on June 8, 1928 in Davidson County to Marcellus Elliott Johnson and Alice Myers Johnson.  She retired from Marsh Furniture Company.  She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, where she was a faithful member of the choir, the Mary Ruth Sink Sunday School Class, the Sixty Plus Club and was a Sunday School teacher for many years. One of her favorite hobbies was sharing the love of Jesus through her doll ministry and went to several area churches to share it.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Leonard Aderhold in 1987 and her second husband of 4 years, Paige Hill; son, Sam Aderhold; sisters, Roberta Kennedy, Ruby Goodwin, and Lois Cecil; and brother, John David Johnson.

Surviving are her son, Doug Aderhold and wife Gail of Winston-Salem; brother, Kirby Johnson and wife Marie of Thomasville; sisters, Betty Hilton of Thomasville, Shirley Lawing and husband Bo of Denton, Rachel Pruitt of Thomasville, and Linda Hardison and husband Ronnie of High Point; sister-in-law, Shirley Payne Johnson of High Point; family friend, Roger; two grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Zion United Church of Christ with Rev. James Simonds officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday from 3:00 – 3:45 pm at the church and at other times at the home of Doug and Gail, 140 Emily Ann Dr. Winston-Salem.  Mrs. Hill will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Wallburg until taken to the church prior to the visitation.

The family would like to thank the staff of Carolina House in Lexington for their excellent care and all the friends and family for all their love they have shown.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292 or to Zion UCC Cemetery Fund, 130 Hasty School Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360.

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Judd Russell

DENTON — Judd Russell, 92, died early Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Randolph Hospice House.

A private service will be held.


Eliza Siler

THOMASVILLE - Eliza Melissa Siler, 83, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Pine Ridge Health & Rehabilitation Center.

The funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13,  at Brown New Calvary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church 30 minutes prior to the service and other times at 218 Moore Street. S.E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.