Elliott, Terri Jo
WINSTON-SALEM Feb. 16, 1961 - August 30, 2018 Terri Jo Elliott, 57, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health Comprehensive Cancer Center from complications of pancreatic cancer. Terri had been battling this disease for the past 13 months. Terri passed away peacefully in her sleep. She leaves her husband Robert B. Elliott (Bobby) of 33 years; step daughter Nicole Dalto, and her husband Bobby Dalto and two Grandsons, (Connor Bain) age 12 and (Brady Hannagan) age 8. She also leaves her father Earl David Brinegar, and his wife Ramona Brinegar; and sister Jamie Lynn Bissig and her husband Toby Bissig and nephew Nathan Bissig and niece Bethany Bissig. She was preceded in death by her mother Peggy JoAnn Brinegar (Jo) in 2008 at the age of 66. Terri also left behind numerous other relatives, friends and colleagues. She was liked and loved by many. She had such an infectious smile. Terri was born in Ashland, KY, on February 16, 1961 where her father and mother were residents of Olive Hill, KY. Her father was in the US Army and shortly after birth, Terri and her mother went to join her father in Germany where he was stationed. Later they established residence in Dayton, OH where she attended all school levels and graduated from Wayne High School in Huber Heights, OH in 1979. She attended Wright State University and Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH and completed her education years later at High Point University, High Point, NC in 1998 with a Bachelor Degree in Business. She and her husband met in Dayton, OH, and it was love at first site and they were married on March 29, 1985 in Fairborn, OH. They have been happily married for more than 33 years. They were soul mates and never could be separated. They were each other's rock and did everything together. They were each other's love of their life. She and her husband loved to travel, especially cruises. They got to do a lot of things together in their travel adventures during the time they had together. They both loved the beach so much they purchased a condo in North Myrtle Beach, SC and went there as much as they could until her illness. She always loved the water and the sand and the smell of the ocean air. She was employed at Entrematic (Amarr Garage Doors) in Winston-Salem, NC and reported to the President/CEO and Vice President from 2006 2018. She previously held similar professional roles with Blue Rhino, John Deere Hitachi and Partners National Health Plans of NC in her career. She was involved in many charitable organizations to raise money (United Way) along with others and performed as a loaned executive for the United Way when she worked for Partners National Health Plans of NC. She was long known for her positive outlook on life and her sense of humor, especially with her husband. She would always say at least I keep you smiling and laughing. The service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Salem Funeral & Cremations, 2951 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, with the burial Immediately following the service at Crestview Memorial Park, 6850 University Parkway, Rural Hall, NC 27045. The visitation and viewing will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Salem Funeral & Cremations, 2951 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC with refreshments to be provided. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society for the research and cure of pancreatic cancer. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
Hill, Fentress McCoy
WALNUT COVE Dec. 21, 1953 - Aug 30, 2018 Fentress McCoy Hill Jr, 64, passed away peacefully at his Walnut Cove home on Thursday, August 30. McCoy was born on December 21, 1953 in Suffolk, Virginia, the son of Fentress M. Hill, Sr. and Mildred Blanchard Hill. He graduated from Gates County High School in 1972 and Wake Forest University in 1976. McCoy was the sales manager at Dudley Theatrical Equipment of Winston-Salem. Since 1982, McCoy provided knowledgeable and generous service to area theatres, schools, and churches. A respected lighting designer, he used his talents for numerous productions at The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem and the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance. He was known for his ability to create something beautiful while always being kind, calm, and patient. McCoy is survived by his wife Tammy of nearly 28 years and his sister and brother-in-law Patricia and Robert Shoum of Henderson, Nevada. McCoy was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Ann Hill. Arrangements will be handled by Miller Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held in Gatesville, NC on Saturday, September 8 at 2:00. To honor McCoy, the family asks that friends continue to support the arts, cancer research, or a charity of their choice. The family would like to thank the many thoughtful, caring friends for their support. They are also grateful for the skilled and compassionate care of healthcare professionals at Wake Forest Baptist Health, Oak Forest Health & Rehabilitation, and Hospice services of Stokes County and Winston-Salem.
Joyner, Sue Brewer
ASHEBORO September 1, 2018 Sue Brewer Joyner, age 102, of Asheboro died peacefully on Saturday, September 1st. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 4th at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 224 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, North Carolina. Reverend Lynda Ferguson will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wait Brewer of Wake Forest, North Carolina. She was a graduate of Meredith College with a degree in teaching. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dr. George W. Joyner; her brother, Samuel Wait Brewer of Wake Forest, North Carolina, and her sister Nancy Brewer Kitchen of Clinton, North Carolina. She is survived by a daughter Nancy Joyner Jordan of Asheboro and a son, George William Joyner, Jr. and wife Betsy of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She had four grandchildren: Sue (Susie) Jordan Collins and husband Freddy of Charlotte, North Carolina; George Harrison Jordan and wife Amy of Greensboro, North Carolina; George William Joyner, III and wife Christine of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Sara-Peyton Joyner McCormick and husband Stuart of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She also has seven great grandchildren. Sue graciously volunteered, giving much of her time to her community and church. She was a passionate artist and loved a good game of golf or bridge. The family is eternally grateful to her caregiver special friends and the wonderful staff of Mountain Top Residential Apartments. Memorials may be made to: The George W. Joyner Society c/o Randolph Health Community Foundation, PO Box 1048, Asheboro, NC 27204; or The First United Methodist Church, 224 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, North Carolina 27203. Please share remembrances and condolences at www.pughfuneralhome.com
Kenney, Rita Kay
WASHINGTON, DC - Mrs. Rita Kay Kenney, 81, passed away August 26, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 12noon Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with family visitation at 11:30am. (RUSSELL)
McLaurin, James Edward
WINSTON-SALEM 06/06/1935 - 08/27/2018 James Edward McLaurin, 83, was born June 6, 1935 and departed this life on August 27, 2018. The rites of Shriners #170 and Consistory #64 will be held at 6:00pm Monday, September 3, 2018 at the Russell Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Greater Church. Interment will follow in Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family visitation will be held from 12:30pm until 1:00pm on Tuesday at the Church. Final rites of Ionic #72, PHA will be held on Tuesday following the services. Online condolences can be made at www.russellfuneralservice.com (RUSSELL)
Moser, Ronald Bruce
CHARLOTTE Sept, 23, 1961 - Aug. 31, 2018 Mr. Ronald Bruce Moser, 56, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. He was born September 23, 1961 in Forsyth County to Gene and Geraldine Moser. Ron grew up in Winston-Salem and was living in Charlotte at the time of his death. He was a graduate of Ledford High School and NC State University with a BS Degree, and The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Master's Degree. He enjoyed working with nonprofit organizations. Ron enjoyed music, bicycling and was a member of his church band and men's chorus in Charlotte. He also made stained glass art. He is survived by his brother, Steve Moser and his faithful beagle, Brian. Funeral services will be held at Union Cross Moravian Church on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Russ Williams and Dr. Tim Sapp officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to SPCA of the Triad, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro, NC 27405. The arrangements are by Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.
WINSTON-SALEM August 29, 2018 Mercedes Sabio, passed away on August 29, 2018 following a battle with cancer. She was surrounded by loving family who will all miss her dearly. Mercedes was best known for her work in public television. For nearly 30 years, she was part of the PBS family through her production, programming, and leadership roles at the WGBH, WOUB, WTVI, and NHPTV stations. Mercedes was a creative force and an accomplished producer. Her productions included the Realidades and EMMY-Nominated La Plaza series, Democracy in Education, Take Me to Your Leaders, Go Figure, Chihuly in Charlotte, Golden: The Hobey Baker Story, and Wild New Hampshire. These and others of her works received numerous accolades and recognition for excellence, including EMMY, OBIE, TELLY, and CINE Golden Eagle Awards. After her retirement from media, she gave back to the community through a second career as a medical translator. Mercedes is remembered as a kind, intelligent, and inspiring woman both personally and professionally. Her loss is felt deeply, but her example and legacy continue to provide strength to those who had the privilege of knowing her. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
Shelton, Sylvia Wells
LEWISVILLE Mar. 22, 1960 - Aug. 30, 2018 Mrs. Sylvia Wells Shelton, 58, of Lewisville, NC, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Sylvia was born in High Point, NC on March 22, 1960, to the late John Robert Wells and Myrtle Fleming Wells. She was a devoted Christian and an active member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. Sylvia was an incredible mother, wife, friend, sister, athlete, among other things, and was loved by all. She spent most of her career in sales and marketing until her caring spirit led her to The Winston-Salem Street School. Sylvia worked tirelessly as an advocate for The Winston-Salem Street School where she excelled in raising financial resources to support the School's operation. She loved the children at the Street School and it was made clear by her passionate efforts to make sure they had the supplies needed to succeed. Sylvia was full of life and brought joy to everyone who knew her. She was known for her everlasting kindness and somehow always being able to say or do the right thing to make others feel special or important. She always set an example of how to face extreme challenges with grace and class as she ran her race with perseverance, courage, endurance, and most importantly Faith in the Lord. She was loved so much by her family and friends and will be missed by all, but we look forward to the day when we will be with her again. She is survived by her husband, Steve Shelton; children, Wells Herndon (Stephanie), Cameron Nothoff (Nick), and Laine Herndon; two step-children, Betsy McFerrin (Ryan) and Robert Shelton; one step-grandson, Nicholas Andrew; siblings, Ardith Pugh and John Wells (Cathy); numerous nieces and nephews; and countless friends. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Centenary United Methodist Church with Dr. Glen Kinken, III and Tamara M. Pollock officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Centenary United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to The Winston-Salem Street School, 630 W 6th St., Suite 101, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 and/or Centenary United Methodist Church, 646 W 5th St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel is assisting the family of Mrs. Shelton. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.
Vogler, Norma Lee Frye
ADVANCE Mar. 3, 1934 - Aug. 29, 2018 Mrs. Norma Lee Frye Vogler, 84, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her home. She was born in Forsyth County on March 3, 1934 to Ed and Ophelia Clinard Frye. Mrs. Vogler was a member of Advance United Methodist Church and she enjoyed going to church every Sunday. She was also a proud member of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Vogler graduated from Clemmons High School where she lettered in both basketball and softball. She loved sports and had participated in them throughout her childhood and even into her early 40's. She enjoyed working in her garden and cooking and was the manager of Biscuitville in Clemmons for over 15 years and later worked part time for Bojangles. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Vogler was preceded in death by her husband, William Frank Vogler, Jr.; and brothers, Ray Frye and Bill Frye. Surviving family includes a son, William "Frank" Vogler III, grandchildren, Abby Vogler and Will Vogler; and brother, Jim Frye. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Advance United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Thompson officiating. The interment will follow the service at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. Mrs. Vogler loved flowers or memorials may be made to Advance United Methodist Church, PO Box 2021, Advance, NC 27006 or Davie Senior Services, 278 Meroney Street, Mocksville, NC 27028. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.