July 13, 1943 - May 18, 2020 MADISON--Patsy Ann Plummer Mooney, 76, went home to be with her Lord Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born on July 13, 1943 in Grayson County, VA to the late Cole and Ruby Ashley Plummer. Patsy was of the Baptist faith and spent her life being a dedicated housewife, while helping her husband with his work on the farm. She never had children of her own; however, there was never a lack of children around due to the abundance of nieces and nephews she had. Patsy was a wonderful caretaker and like a 2nd mother to all her nieces and nephews as well as several family members at various times. She was the "middle child" out of 13 children. In addition to her parents, Patsy was preceded in death by her 4 brothers, Barney, Ray, Bryan, and Jack Plummer; and 2 sisters, Joann Martin and Barbara Lynn Plummer. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, William Howard Mooney, Jr.; 4 sisters, Ruth Harvey, Darlene Marshall, Ellen Brewer and Colene Plummer; and 2 brothers, Bobby Joe and Roger Plummer. Due to covid-19 restrictions there will be a private family funeral service. There will be no formal visitation. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Stokes County EMS, Forsyth Medical Center Staff, especially the emergency dept. and intensive care. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.burroughsfuneralhome.com. Burroughs Funeral Home, Walnut Cove is honored to be serving the Mooney family.
December 8, 1950 - May 16, 2020 Mitchell, Harold Wayne Harold was born December 8, 1950 to Earnest Mitchell and Sallie Boles Mitchell. Preceding him in death were his parents and sister Betty Mitchell Wright. Survivors include brothers: Jim Mitchell and Bill Mitchell and sisters: Mary Lou Atkins and Pat Bullins, along with several nieces and nephews. Harold was a member of Willow Oak Baptist Church. He loved gospel music and enjoyed attending events at the Walnut Cove Senior Center. Harold will be remembered for his sweet spirit, tender heart and his prayers at family gatherings. The family would like to thank Sharon Stacy and Erica Little staff at Walnut Cove apartments for their years of providing special care to Harold. A private family graveside service will be held. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Walnut Cove Senior Center, 308 Brook St., Walnut Cove, NC 27052 or Willow Oak Baptist Church, 4387 NC Hwy 89 E, Walnut Cove, NC 27052. Burroughs Funeral Home 1382 NC HWY 65 WEST
September 12, 1940 - May 21, 2020 HILL STOKES COUNTY John Hampton Hill, Jr., 79, went home to be with his Lord early Thursday morning, May 21, 2020 at his daughter's home. John was born on September 12, 1940 in Stokes County to the late John Hampton, Sr. and Louella Tuttle Hill. He was retired from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company after 32 1/2 years of service. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Hatcher; 2 brothers, Leon Hill and Delwood Hill; and a daughter-in-law, Marie Hill. John is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Becky Marie Justice Hill; 2 children, John H. Hill, III (Angela) and Lisa H. Wright (Ken); 3 grandchildren, Dustin Wright (Samantha), Michael Hill (Leslie), and Ashley Freeman (Seth); 7 great-grandchildren, Olivia Grace Freeman (the light of his life), Zane Hill, Breylen Smith, Ryder Smith, Madelyn Smith, Annie Smith, and Kourtney Pyrtle (his special girl); 4 sisters, Doris Lawson (Rayvon), Rebecca Hill, Mary Fulp (Joe), and Linda Wright (Garland); a brother, Garland Hill (Ann); special niece, Joann Sexton and numerous other nieces and nephews. There will be an 11:00 am graveside service held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Grace Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Tim Nelson and Pastor Rudy Woods officiating. There will be no formal visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice: 129 Veterans Drive, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041 or to the Dementia Society of America: PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901. Online condolences may be made at www.burroughsfuneralhome.com. Burroughs Funeral Home, Walnut Cove is honored to be serving the Hill family.
February 22, 1939 - May 18, 2020 Dr. Lenwood G. Davis was the epitome of a Renaissance man. He could build a shed, edit his latest book project, help fix a neighbor's roof and teach his university classall in the same day. Lenwood "Buddy" Davis, 81, entered into God's throne room on May 18, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem. Lenwood was born February 22, 1939 to Lucy Mae and James Howard Davis. He spent his childhood in Beaufort, NC and received his B.A. and M.A. from North Carolina Central University (Durham). He was a veteran of the United States Army and later received his doctorate from Carnegie-Mellon University (Pittsburgh) and completed post-graduate studies at the University of Ghana, Africa and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Known within the academic community as "The World's Most Prolific Living Bibliographer" and a renowned historian, Dr. Davis devoted his 50-year career to teaching and scholarly work, which included presenting in over 40 states, as well as writing 26 books and over 100 articles. He began his career as an instructor of history at Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC. Most recently, he was a retired professor from Winston-Salem State University, where he taught and received numerous academic honors for over 30 years. He became professor emeritus in the Department of History at WSSU in 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Janie of Winston-Salem; daughter, Tatia Davis of Durham, NC; stepsons, James (Michelle) Miller of Locust Grove, Georgia; Bryant (Tiffany) Miller of Kernersville, NC and Darryl Miller of Winston-Salem; niece Bonita Banks of Wilmington; two nephews, Nick Becton (Dale) of Wilmington, NC and Damian Carter (Peggy) of Elon, NC; sisters-in-law, Mary (Bishop Ricky) Wilson of Kernersville, NC and Theresa (Rodney) Rosser of Mt. Airy, NC; brothers-in-law, William (Sonya) Clement of Middlebury, Florida, James (Margaret) Miller of Winston-Salem, and Donald Miller of Salisbury, NC. He is also survived by his great-nieces, Brittany Carter of Elon and Bernkia Banks of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; great-nephew, Nicholas Becton (Sara) of Wilmington, NC; great-great-niece Asia Rochelle Banks of Wilmington; great-great nephews, Rocco and Nicco, Becton of Wilmington. His parents, two sisters, Armentine "Tina" Davis Banks and Katherine Carter, grandmother, Beulah Pickett and stepdaughter, Coffey (Edward) Sparks of Riverdale, Georgia preceded him in death. Online condolences may be sent to www.hooperfuneralhome.net.
April 15, 1955 - May 20, 2020 Kernersville Mr. Steven Michael Anderson, 65, passed away unexpectedly May 20, 2020. He was born in Forsyth County April 15, 1955 to Belva Lee Bishop and Clay Sydna Anderson. He loved his grandchildren, fishing, racing and telling stories. After retiring from Reynolds Tobacco Company, he enjoyed working at Websters Hardware in Walkertown for many years. Steve was a faithful member of Walkertown First Baptist Church in Walkertown, NC. He is survived by the love of his life, Pamela Anderson, where the sun rose and set with her in his eyes, father; Clay Anderson and wife Priscilla, two sons, Michael Anderson, Michael Blakley and wife Katie, and one daughter, Candace and husband Donnie Loflin, five grandchildren; Erin Loflin, Emily Loflin, Addie Anderson, Parker Blakley, and Chance Blakley, one sister, Nokie Ford, one brother, Mark Anderson and his wife Melissa, and many special nieces and nephews. Due to the limitations of numbers for public gatherings at this time, a private graveside service will be held at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory. Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel is assisting the Anderson family. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations may be made to Walkertown First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 310, Walkertown, NC 27051. Online condolences may be made to www.hayworth-miller.com.