Mrs. Lula Pearman Lovett
Lula Pearman Lovett, 88, died Tuesday August 24, 2004 at Countryside Manor.
Funeral service for Mrs. Lovett will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday August 26, 2004 at Stokesdale Christian Church with the Reverend Dexter Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Lovett was born January 24, 1916 in Summerfield to the late Calvin Cornelius Pearman and Betty Lee Middleton Pearman. For many years she was employed by Blue Bell, and was a member of Stokesdale Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Cootch" Lovett and two daughters, Rachel Booth and Louise Huckabee, three brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include her son Morris Lovett and his wife Leigh Ann, and a grandson Donnie Booth, whom she raised from age three after his mother was killed in an auto accident, and his wife Cammy. Other grandchildren surviving are Tracey Racz of Richmond, Va., Charles Huckabee of Vernon, Fl., Amanda Lovett, Matthew Lovett, and Andrew Lovett, all of Stokesdale, and three great-grandchildren. Other survivors include her sisters Clara Collins and Jean Pearman, and brothers Newton Pearman and Calvin Pearman and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. tonight at Forbis and Dick Brooke Chapel, and other times at the home of Morris Lovett.
Memorials may be made to the Stokesdale Christian Church, PO Box 485, Stokesdale, NC 27357.
Mrs. Annie "Lorraine" Hutchens Flynt
Mrs. Annie Lorena Hutchins Flynt, 64, of 8602 Belews Creek Road, died Wednesday August 25, 2004 at her home.
There will be no formal service or visitation.
A Guilford County native, Mrs. Flynt was born on October 12, 1939 the daughter of Maynard and Julia Louise Self Hutchins. She was retired from the Bi-Rite Supermarket where she worked as a clerk for twenty five years, and was a member of Oak Level Baptist Church. On May 29, 1969 she married Mr. Robah Baskum Flynt, Jr., who survives of the home.
Surviving in addition to Mr. Flynt are her children Steven Randall Flynt of Madison, Robah Flynt, III, Christopher Maynard Flynt, Julia Lorena Flynt, and Genie Marie Flynt all of Stokesdale, her sister Julia Belle Logan of Stokesdale, brothers Ivey Hutchins of Summerfield, and Manuel Hutchins of Stokesdale, and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407, or Hospice and Palliative Care at Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.
Forbis and Dick Brooke Chapel is serving the Flynt family.
Mrs. Josephine M. Parker
Josephine M. Parker, 97, died Sunday, March 13, 2005 at Evergreens Nursing home.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2005, at Forbis & Dick, Guilford Chapel, 5926 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC with Pastor Daniel Koenig officiating.
Josephine was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 19, 1907. She grew up in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and attended Keene State Teachers College in New Hampshire. As the wife of a naval officer, she lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Long Beach, California, and overseas in China and the Philippines. She made her home in Pensacola, Florida where she lived for many years before retiring to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Josephine moved to Greensboro, North Carolina in 1991.
Her interests in painting and music and her love of books and reading and writing were lifelong pursuits for which she will be remembered along with her independent spirit, colorful personality (and attire), and her great love of family.
She was preceded in death by husbands Philip French, E.O. Andersen, and John O. Parker, and one grandchild, Edward A. Lichtenberger. She is survived by three daughters and their husbands: Barbara Jane and Roger Brandt of Westford, Massachusetts, Yvonne Andersen and Dominic Falcone of Lexington, Massachusetts, and Carol and Edward C. Lichtenberger of Greensboro, North Carolina and seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Evergreens, Inc. Greensboro Renaissance Program, 4007 West Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27407 or the Ebenezer Lutheran Church Library, 310 South Tremont Drive, Greensboro, NC 27403.
Mr. Basil "Nick" Sharpe, Sr.
Mr. Basil "Nick" Artemus Sharpe, Sr., 89, died Wednesday March 16, 2005 at Moses Cone Hospital. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Alamance Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Sharpe was born in Guilford County on December 14, 1915 to the late John and Lucinda Jerrell Sharpe. He was the owner and operator of Sharpe’s Auto Parts for 35 years, and a member of Alamance Presbyterian Church. His wife, Geneva "Jerry" Albright Sharpe, preceded him in death.
Surviving Mr. Sharpe are his sons, Kenneth Sharpe, Sr. and wife Margaret of Burlington, Basil Sharpe, Jr. and wife Bobbie of Climax; daughter, Linda Carol Sharpe of Kernersville; sisters, Ivy Coble of Greensboro, Margie Bishop of Greensboro; twelve grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Circle of Friends at Alamance Presbyterian Church.
The Sharpe family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. today at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home in Pleasant Garden.
Memorials may be made to Alamance Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, 4000 Presbyterian Rd., Greensboro, NC 27406.
Reverend Oscar Lee Hartis, Jr.
The Reverend Oscar Lee Hartis, Jr., 70, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at Wesley Long Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m. at Guilford Baptist Church with Reverend Doug West of Guilford Baptist and LaDelle Kay of Longview, Texas officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park on High Point Road.
Oscar was born April 26, 1934 in Matthews, N.C. to Oscar and Zula Hartis. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Betty A. Hartis, sister Pauline H. Martin of Matthews, six children, Marilyn Hatcher-Franquiz of Columbia, SC, Gary Hartis and wife Brenda of Marion, NC, Randy Hartis and wife Carol of Hendersonville, Craig Hartis and wife Joni of Norwood, Mike Pugh and wife Andrea of Naperville, Il, Karen Apple of Greensboro, eleven grandchildren, Asheley, Laura and her husband Steve, Lauren, Brett, Adam, Jennifer, Matt, Brian, Lindsey, Megan, and Taylor. He was preceded in death by his son Mark, a brother and two sisters.
Oscar pastored churches throughout North and South Carolina. He also worked as a manager for Jefferson Pilot Insurance for 15 years. He was the Senior Adult Pastor for Guilford Baptist Church and trip coordinator for the seniors prior to his illness. He loved teaching and was an avid gardener. He also loved to travel as he and Betty traveled to Israel, Brazil, and many other locations.
Oscar courageously fought multiple myloma cancer for 4 years always keeping a sweet spirit and faith about him.
The family would like to thank all the staff at the Regional Cancer Center and Wesley Long Hospital with special thanks to Dr. Peter Rubin and Nurse Amy for their special care of Oscar.
The family will receive friends on Friday, March 18, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Forbis & Dick Guilford Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Regional Cancer Center of Moses Cone Health System, 501 N. Elam Ave., Greensboro, NC 27403-1199
Reverend Otis Wiley Davis
Jamestown – Reverend Otis Wiley Davis, 70, of 210 Amberwood Drive, died Wednesday March 16, 2005 at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 19 at 1:00 PM at Sedgefield Baptist Church. Interment will be at Guilford Memorial Park.
Reverend Davis was born in Guilford County. He was a graduate of Guilford College, and received his Master’s Degree at Southeastern Theological Seminary. He was the founding pastor of Sedgefield Baptist Church, where he served for over 18 years. Subsequent to his pastorate at Sedgefield, he served as pastor of New Bessemer Baptist Church. He was named Pastor Emeritus of both Sedgefield and New Bessemer Baptist Churches.
He was preceded in death by Miriam Davis, his first wife of 45 years.
He is survived by his wife, Judith Davis; son, Timothy O. Davis, of Jamestown; daughter, Sharon G. Davis, of Winston-Salem; sister, Evelyn Rice, of Greensboro; grandsons, Benjamin T. Davis, and William T. Davis.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sedgefield Baptist Church Building Fund, 6007 High Point Road, Greensboro, 27407, or to the Building Fund at New Bessemer Baptist Church, 4115 Hines Chapel Road, McLeansville, NC 27301.
The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of Sedgefield Baptist Church after the interment service on Saturday.
Forbis and Dick, North Elm Street Funeral Home is serving the Davis family.
Mr. Richard Allan Wood
Greensboro – Richard Allan Wood, 60, of 6343 Mallard View Dr. Charlotte, NC died March 15, 2005 at his home.
A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, March 19, 2005 at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home North Elm St.
Mr. Wood was born in Lincoln Nebraska; he was a veteran of the United States Army and a Vietnam War. He is preceded in death by his father Maxie Wood.
Mr. Wood is survived by his three Children; two daughters; Laura Wood of Archdale, Dianna Wood of Orlando, FL; one son Erik Wood of Brandon FL; his Mother Imogene Morland Wood of High Point; one brother David Wood of Winfield, IL; two sisters; Patricia Flach of Aurora, CO and Cynthia Wood of Longmont, CO.
The Family will receive friends after the memorial service at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home, 1118 N. Elm St.
Mr. William L. "Bill" Riddle
Mr. William "Bill" Louis Riddle, 78, died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Wesley Long Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Westminster Gardens. Reverend Larry Thompson will officiate. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the Troy Robbins Sunday School Class.
Mr. Riddle was born in Coats, NC on August 2, 1926, son of the late Ervin and Nora Tilley Riddle. He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving during WWII. He retired as regional manager with Western & Southern Life and Casualty Insurance Co. Mr. Riddle was a mason and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. His brothers, Clyde R. Riddle and Bruce E. Riddle and sister, Joyce Riddle Martin preceded him in death.
Surviving Mr. Riddle are his wife, Vivian M. Riddle, of the home; son, Dr. William Mark Riddle and wife Stephanie of Pleasant Garden; daughters, Penny Roark of Valdese, NC., Holly MacDonald and husband Kenneth of Raeford, NC.; grandchildren, Dr. Jeremy Roark of Greensboro, Bryan Roark of Winston Salem, Jennifer Roark of Chapel Hill, Leah Riddle of Buis Creek, Adrienne Riddle of Pleasant Garden, Jacqueline Riddle of Greenville, NC., Benjamin MacDonald of Asheville, NC., Leighanne MacDonald of Raeford,NC., Cameron McClean, Adam McClean and Brady McClean, all of Pleasant Garden; brothers, Cecil Riddle and wife Dorothy of Charlotte, Stacy Riddle and wife Barbara of Durham, Tom Riddle and wife Julia, Va. Beach, Va.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Forbis & Dick Funeral Home in Pleasant Garden.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, Building and Grounds Fund, 2432 High Point Rd., Greensboro, NC 27403.
Mr. Keith Bernard Schneider
Mr. Keith Bernard Schneider 47, of 290 Anderson Trail died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Beacon Place of Hospice in Greensboro.
Mr. Schneider’s funeral will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 in Jessup Grove Baptist Church with Reverend Dan Alderman and Dr. Wilson Stewart officiating.
Keith had been in declining health for several months which had forced him to retire from O’Henry Incorporated where he was a supervisor for several years. He was a member of Jessup Grove Baptist Church and a volunteer fireman with the Bethany Fire Department.
Keith is survived by his wife of 15 years, Bobbie Jo Anderson Schneider; a son Keith Bernard Schneider, Jr. age 13 and daughter Tabitha Danielle Schneider age 10 all of the home; his mother Verina Ryan, three brothers Butch Schneider, Mike Schneider, and Kevin Schneider all of New Jersey; sisters Kathy Griffin of South Carolina, Debbie Powers and Denise Hussainsiraj both of New Jersey.
Keith was preceded in death by his father Bernard Schneider.
The family will receive friends from 7 – 8:30 PM on Monday evening March 21, 2005 at Forbis and Dick North Elm Street and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to either Hospice of Rockingham County, 2150 Highway 65, Wentworth, NC 27320 or to Jessup Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 4530 Jessup Grove Road, Greensboro, NC 27410.