Obituaries March 9

Here is a listing of obituaries for March 9
Mar. 10, 2013 @ 04:40 PM

Bill Blair
THOMASVILLE —  Bill Blair, 90, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Thomasville Medical Center.
A service will not be held. The family will receive friends at the residence from 1 to 4 p.m. today (March 9). J.C. Green & Sons, is assisting the family.

Dr. John  Herring Jr.
THOMASVILLE —  Dr. John Greene Herring Jr. died Monday, March 4, 2013.
The funeral service was held Friday, March 8, in the Memorial United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Interment followed in the Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville assisted the family.

Dorien Jackson
HIGH POINT- Dorien Daymon Jackson, 18, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Services will be announced later. Prominence Funeral Home inThomasville is assisting the family.

Lucille Pierce
DENTON — Nancy Lucille Lanier Pierce, 90, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. today (March 9) at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. J.C. Green & Sons, Inc. is assisting the family.

Paul Pierce

LEXINGTON — Sidney Paul Pierce, 78, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Forsyth Medical Center. The funeral service was held Friday, March 8, at the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel.

Rachel White Pope
Mrs. Rachel Elizabeth White Pope, 73, a resident of Kingston Place, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at her residence.  She was born on April 23, 1939 in Rockingham County, NC to Ralph White and Elizabeth Faulkner White.  She was a homemaker and a member of Park Place Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jimmy White and her sister, Barbara Teer.
Surviving are her children, Bobby Pope and wife Linda of McKinney, TX,
Tennie Vestal and husband Allen of Thomasville, Shawn Pope of Greensboro, and Richie Pope and Nikki of Archdale; five grandchildren, Justin and Jeremy Vestal, Jessica, Nikki, and Robyn Pope; dear friend, Brenda; and canine grand-dogs, Kody, Macy, Molly, and Maggie.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Thomasville with Rev. Tom Campbell officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be directed to Park Place Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 1108, Thomasville, NC 27361 or to American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter St. Suite 150, Charlotte, NC 28204.  Online condolences may be sent to

Vera Storey
ASHEBORO — Vera Jean Parks Storey, 80, of Asheboro,  died Monday, March 4, 2013.
The funeral service was held Friday, March 8, at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. Ridge Funeral Home in Asheboro assisted the family.