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"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit." Psalms 34:18

Celebrating the life of......Jimmy Lee Simmons

Funeral Service: Friday, March 31, 2017 2:30 PM Upper Room 208 Memorial Park Drive Thomasville, NC Family Gathering: 111 Winston Street Thomasville, NC 27360 Obituary Jimmy Lee Simmons was born on January 7, 1949 to the late Josh and Lila Brunson Simmons in Summerton, South Carolina. He transited peacefully on March 25, 2017. He received his early education from the School District No. 1 of Summerton, South Carolina. Shorty after his 20th birthday, Jimmy entered into United States Army as a SP4. Within his 17 years of service he received the Combat Infantry Badge while serving in the Vietnam War, he was also promoted as a sergeant. Jimmy loved his family, he was a committed brother

Celebrating the life of......Shirvey Deen Kennedy

Funeral Service: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 PM Friendship Baptist Church 106 Smith Street Thomasville, NC Family Gathering: 2 Pineywood Court Thomasville, NC 27360 The Obituary On July 31, 1959, God released an angel named Shirvey Deen Kennedy to begin her earthly journey. She was the daughter of Julia Ann “Toby” Kennedy Durant from Pinewood, South Carolina. Heaven gates swung open on March 22, 2017 to welcome her home. After graduating from Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton, South Carolina Shirvey attended Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina and High Point University, High Point, North Carolina to pursue her career as a social worker. Understanding the loyalty of

Celebrating the life of......Daisy Lee Crooks Sligh

Funeral Service: Saturday, March 25, 2017 2:00 PM Parkside Community Church of God of Prophecy 300 Barrington Street Thomasville, NC 27360 Family Gathering: 932 Cooksey Drive Thomasville, NC 27360 Obituary On March 22, 2017 at 12:40am Daisy Lee Crooks Sligh transited into heaven while a patient at Hinkle Hospice House of Lexington in Lexington, North Carolina. Born to the late Thomas and Alberta Suber Crooks on December 13, 1936 in Newberry, South Carolina. She was united in marriage to the late James Willie Sligh until January11, 1996. They were married for 41 blissful years. To this union they had one daughter, Evelyn Sligh Baxter. As a mother and homemaker, Daisy was an exce

Celebrating the life of......Prevan Dale "Big Prev" Borders

Funeral Service: Saturday, March 18, 2017 1:00 PM Friendship Baptist Church 106 Smith Street Thomasville, NC 27360 Family Gathering: 10 Park Avenue Thomasville, NC 27360 The Obituary Prevan Dale Borders, Sr. was born on May 10, 1966 to the late Matthew Borders and Nancy Lee Brown in Thomasville North Carolina. Giving his life to Christ Prevan accepted his calling on March 12, 2017 to be with the Lord. Prevan graduated from Thomasville Senior High School in Thomasville, NC with the class of 1985. While a senior, Prevan was named all conference in football for his impressive athletic abilities. He was a die heart fan of the Dallas Cowboys and North Carolina State Wolfpack. Known by

Celebrating the life of......Larry Wayne Bost

Funeral Service: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:30 AM True Deliverance Apostolic Church 702 Pineywood Road Thomasville, NC 27360 Obituary The earthly life of Larry Wayne Bost came to a peaceful close on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Pine Ridge Health & Rehabilitation Center. Larry was born on June 29, 1953 in Concord, North Carolina, a son of Millie Bost Duncan and the late Leon Barkley. He attended the public school of Cabarrus County. Larry was reared in the Lutheran Church in the native city of his birth. Later he joined True Deliverance Apostolic Church to continue his spiritual foundation. He had a friendly and outgoing personality which people enjoyed. He loved fishing and watching

Celebrating the life of......Harold Grady Richard Lee

Funeral Service: Saturday, March 11, 2017 1:00 PM Monument Of Praise 321 Oakview Road High Point, NC 27265 Obituary Harold Grady Richard Lee was born on May 31, 1943, in Thomasville, North Carolina. He transcended peacefully from this earthly life to his eternal life with Jesus Christ on Sunday morning, February 26, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Harold was the son of the late Morgan and Charlotte Person Lee and was the sixth of eight children; three brothers and four sisters. He learned about the love of God and the importance of family while growing up with his parents and siblings. Harold was united in holy matrimony to Mary Lee of South Carolina and then later to Leola Lee of Illinois. Ha

Celebrating the life of......James "Jimmy" Jones

Memorial Service: To be scheduled at a later date Memories Of James Jones was born on March 21, 1934 to the late George and Mary Kaye Darr Jones in Thomasville, North Carolina. He quietly transitioned on March 1, 2017. He attended Church Street School prior to starting his career path as a hostler, a cobbler and a custodian engineer where he had the opportunity to work for over 40 years at North Minister Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC. James was fondly known as “Jimmy” by family and friends who loved people especially babies and children. They would always melt his heart. Jimmy will be remembered for his impeccable dressing style and his suave moves on the dance floor. He was a

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