January 22, 1937 - March 24, 2020 Mrs. Annette Faye Crater Wagoner, 83, of Clemmons, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was born January 22, 1937 in Forsyth County to Ruth Lashmit Crater and Coy S. Crater. Mrs. Wagoner was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Billy R. Wagoner. Surviving are a daughter, Natalie Bowers (Greg) of Pilot Mountain; two grandchildren, Chris Bowers (Tracy) and Carla Bowers Petrillo (Jim); four great-grandchildren, Hunter Bowers, Haley Bowers, Aaron Reese and Nicholas Petrillo; two sisters, Linda Smith of Clemmons and Doris Moore and two brothers, Terry Crater of Winston-Salem and Richard Crater of Advance. A private graveside service will be held at Forsyth Memorial Park with Rev. David Merritt officiating. The family would like to thank the staff at Universal Health Care of King for their care and compassion. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com. Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel 3315 Silas Creek Pkwy., Winston-Salem, NC 27103
February 25, 1942 - March 23, 2020 Ernest "John" Darrell Rollins, 78, passed away on Mon., March 23, 2020. He was born on Feb. 25, 1942 in High Point, NC to the late Ruth Rollins Coward. John was a loving husband, daddy and paw paw. He served in the US Army, was in Horneytown Fire and Rescue and retired from Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services. He loved serving the community and helping others. After retirement, he spent his time rebuilding and selling John Deere Lawnmowers. John is preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Coward and father Bob Coward; and brother Terry "Sparky" Coward. John is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Martin Rollins; sons Terry Rollins and wife Tara Pollard and Rodney Rollins; daughter Tracy Horn and husband Brian Horn; 7 grandkids and 5 great-grandkids. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John's name to Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln., Winston-Salem, NC 27103. The family would like to thank Trellis Supportive Care for their loving, caring kindness they showed us during this difficult time. A private family service for John will be held at a later date and time. Online condolences for the Rollins family can be made at www.sechrestfunerals.com. Sechrest Funeral Service 1301 East Lexington Avenue, High Point, NC 27262
September 16, 1950 - March 23, 2020 James "Lester" Mayhew, 69, passed peacefully with his family by his side on March 23, 2020 at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury, NC. Lester was born September 16, 1950 to the late James and Louisa (Dunn) Mayhew. He was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Ali Morgan Reavis. He graduated from Davie High School and worked for Avgol for 10 years. He also worked and retired from Skyline after 20 years as an electrician. Lester was a life time member of the Bixby Presbyterian Church. Lester is survived by his two girls, Jill Miller (David) of Mocksville, NC, Lyvonne Reavis of Harmony, NC; 3 grandchildren, Kyndall and Kyleigh Miller, James Reavis (Courtney); one living great-granddaughter, Ava Reavis; and one great-grandson on the way, Kai Xander Reavis. Lester is also survived by his caring partner, Debbie Campbell. Lester was very proud of his 2 girls, 3 grandchildren and great-grandchild. He was a joy to be around and everyone that met him loved being around him. He enjoyed going to the beach, painting, welding his yard art, auctions, being an all-around craftsman, going to flea markets and collecting junk (oops we meant "treasures"), and he loved telling jokes and making people laugh. A visitation will be held Friday, March, 27, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (family will not be present) in the Davie Funeral Service Chapel in Mocksville, NC. The graveside service will be Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Bixby Presbyterian Church Cemetery and will be officiated by Rev. Gary Marshall and Rev. Pete Peterson. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family will not be shaking hands or touching any one that is in attendance. PLEASE MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING. Davie Funeral Services of Mocksville 416 Valley Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028
1939 - 2020 Robert Kent Lukach, Sr. of Lincolnton died on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020 in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Lincolnton. Robert, or "Bob" as he was called by friends, was born October 23, 1939 in Ashland, West Virginia to the late Joe and Hazel Shrewsberry Lukach and raised in the coal mining community of Crumpler, West Virginia. Robert graduated from Northfork Elkhorn High School and enlisted directly into the United States Navy. He was assigned to multiple destroyer class ships and stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during several Cold War conflicts. Robert married the love of his life, Linda Eldreth Lukach, on September 15, 1962 after ending his military service and they remained faithful in love for 57 years. Robert then began a career in banking, working for Northwestern Bank, First Union Bank, and Lincoln Bank to name a few prior to retirement. He is survived by his wife, Linda Eldreth Lukach of the home; a son, Kent Lukach and wife, Mira of Lincolnton; a sister, Judy L. Mullis and husband, Terry of Advance, NC; niece, Angie Mullis of Advance, NC; nephew, Terry Mullis, II of Washington, DC; and two grandchildren, Matthew Lukach and Kara Lukach, both of Lincolnton. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Winston-Salem - Paulette Lee Miller, 69, passed Mar. 20, 2020. Public viewing will be Friday 2 - 5 P.M. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be private with burial at New Jersey AME Zion Church. Roberts, W-S is serving the family.