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Posie Dawson

Mr. Posie Maynard Dawson, 72 of Mount Airy passed away at his home Saturday, July 5, 2014. He was born in Carroll County, VA on March 14, 1942 to the late Winfred Nelson and Nellie Clementine Tate Dawson. He is survived by three brothers, Jack, Doug and Elmer Dawson. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Crooked Oak Moravian Church in Cana, VA. There will be no formal visitation. Moody Funeral Home will be assisting the Dawson Family. Online condolences may be...

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Johnny King

Mr. Johnny Lee Childress, 49, of King, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Universal Health Care in King. He was born in Surry County on June 23, 1965 to Linda Jean McCormick Poff and to Billy Gray Childress. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Linda and Ronnie Poff of Mount Airy; his father Billy Gray Childress of Mount Airy; a brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Mavis Childress of Ararat, VA; a stepbrother, Chris Poff of Mount Airy. Mr. Childress was preceded in death by a sister,...

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Annie Pratt

Mrs. Annie Lorine Gordon Pratt, age 90, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Funeral will be Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Friendly Chapel Church. The family will receive friends Sunday, at the church from 1 p.m. until time of service. Howell-Nelson Funeral Service.

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J.W. Weldon

J. W. Welden, 94, of Mount Airy, N.C. passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014. He was born October 5, 1919, in Haralson County, Georgia, to the late Andrew and Mattie Weldon. He was a World War II veteran and served in the Army in the South Pacific where he received a Purple Heart. While in service, he met and married Marian Wilkins and began his career raising animals and various crops. He loved working in the outdoors, traveling, and sharing with people along the way. He was a member of Tally Ho ...

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Runelle Cagle

Mrs. Runelle Payne Evans Cagle, 86 of Mount Airy passed away at Forsyth Medical Center Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She was born in Carroll County, VA to the late Columbus H. “Lum” and Annetta Westmoreland Payne. Mrs. Cagle retired from Mount Airy City Schools and was a dedicated member of Epworth United Methodist Church for over 70 years. During those years, she served extensively as a Sunday school teacher, VBS teacher, was a member and officer of the Women’s Circle Meeting, mem...

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Claude Flippin

Claude William Flippin, age 66, of Pilot Mountain, NC, passed away July 8, 2014. He was born in Surry County on December 20, 1947, to the late Samuel “Sam” Flippin and Pheba Jessup Flippin. Claude is survived by four sisters and brothers-in-law, Wilma (Lester) Simmons, Dolly Williams, Mary Jane (Arnold) Griffith, and Shirley Flippin; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Flippin; three nieces; and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bryant Flippin; his parents; a sister, P...

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William Withers

William Franklin “Motor” Withers, age 74 of Fancy Gap, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Woltz Hospice Home. He was born in Henry County, VA, grew up in Mount Airy where he would meet his first wife, C. Kay Huffman Withers. Bill attended Eastern Carolina University. They moved to Winston-Salem where Bill worked for R.J. Reynolds Company. He later would divide his time between North Carolina, Florida and the Caribbean before returning to North Carolina to care for his elderl...

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Devin Moncus

MOUNT AIRY — Devin Ryan Moncus, 30, of 132 Betty Ave., Mount Airy, son of Cathy Goins Williams, passed away July 1, 2014. A memorial service will on held Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 6 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, Ararat, with Pastor Robert Pickens officiating.

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Iva Wood

Iva Mae Boyd Wood, 79, of Westfield, NC, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014. Surviving to cherish her memory are her husband, Clyde O. Wood; one daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia “Cindy” and Robin Gray; and other relatives. A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Cox-Needham Chapel with Rev. Shaun Draughn and Rev. Mark George officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Cox-Needham Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 ...

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Devin Moncus

MOUNT AIRY — Devin Ryan Moncus, 30, of 132 Betty Ave., Mount Airy, son of Cathy Goins Williams, passed away July 1, 2014. A memorial service will on held Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, Ararat, with Pastor Robert Pickens officiating.

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Richard Rogers

Mr. Richard William Rogers, 73, of Mount Airy went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. He was born in Patrick County on January 3, 1941 to the late Claude Robert and Sally Ann Anderson Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a fireman with the Mount Airy Fire Department before becoming owner and operator of Industrial Fire and Safety Inc. and was a member of Grace Moravian Church. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Westmoreland Rogers of the...

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William Rigney

William Curtis Rigney, Jr. 61, of Fancy Gap, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Woltz Hospice Home. Survivors include his wife, Esther Rigney of the home; three sons, his mother, Ruth Robertson of Stuart, VA, and other relatives. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel at 2:00 PM with Rev. Wendell Horton officiating. Burial will follow in the Rigney Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from ...

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Calvin Collins

Mr. Calvin Coolidge Collins, 89, of 4391 Stable Road, Hillsville, Va., passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Norene Bunn Collins of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law; and a number of other relatives. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel. Burial will follow in the Independence Cemetery. A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com...

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Mildred Rhyne

PFAFFTOWN, NC—Ms. Mildred Eva Leftwich Rhyne, 87, of Pfafftown, NC, passed away peacefully early in the morning of Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. Servant of God, Well Done The Battle’s Fought, The Race is won. She was born on June 22, 1927 to William Bryan and Dillie Peneatta Leonard Leftwich in Gladeville, Virginia. Her family moved to Winston-Salem in 1933. Mildred was always happy to say that she was a charter member of Pfafftown Ba...

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Frankie Linville

PILOT MOUNTAIN - Mrs. Frankie Kay Hall Linville, 65, died Monday, June 30, 2014. There will be no formal services. Howell-Nelson Funeral Service is handling arrangements.

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Ava Flinchum

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mrs. Ava Mae Simmons Flinchum, 95, died Sunday, June 29, 2014. The family had a celebration of her life, Tuesday, July 1.

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Eileen Flanagan

Ms. Eileen Flanagan, age 56 of Mount Airy, died on Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home. She is survived by her four siblings: Claudia Flanagan of New York City, NY; Michael Flanagan of Tampa, FL; Daniel Flanagan of Alexandria, VA; and Margo Flanagan of Burlington, NC. Eileen very much loved her family and friends and the community here in Mount Airy, where she lived for the last 15 years. There will be no formal visitation. A memorial will be performed by Chaplain J...

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