Nanny Brooks

Mrs. Naomi “Nanny” Ruth Brooks Hawks, 88, of Lowgap passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Bermuda Commons Nursing and Rehab in Advance where she had lived for the past two years. She was born in Surry County on January 23, 1926 to the late William Calvin and Dora Bolt Brooks. Mrs. Hawks was retired from Bassett Furniture Company and was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Louise Hodges Jenkins of Advance; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchi...

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Jeffrey Hodges

Mr. Jeffrey Don Hodges, 53 of Claudville, VA passed away at his home Friday, April 18, 2014. He was born in Surry County to Harley Hughes and Maxine Coe Hodges. Mr. Hodges worked at Proctor-Silex for 22 years prior to working at the waste treatment plant. He was a member of Central View Baptist Church in Dobson. Left to cherish his memories in addition to his parents are his wife, Jean McCann Hodges of the home; two daughters, Magan Hodges of Pilot Mountain and Katelin Hodges of Raleigh; a st...

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Jimmy Lawson

Dobson — Mr. Jimmy Wayne Lawson, age 65, of Dobson, NC passed away on Thursday evening April 17, 2014 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. He was born in Surry Co. on August 18, 1948 to the late Escar Claven Lawson and the late Ruth Price Childress Lawson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Lawson. He was a Truck Driver for Sexton’s Trucking and also worked as a carpenter for Hutchens-Lawson Construction. He was a Veteran having...

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Ricky Jones

Mr. Bill “Ricky” Jones, 55, of 205 City View Drive, Mount Airy, went to be with his Lord and Savior and his “Mom and Dad” Friday morning, April 4, 2014, at Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Facility. Mr. Jones was born March 9, 1959, in Surry County, the son of the late Billy Frank Jones and Shirley Corn Jones. Every person Ricky talked to fell in love with his kindness. Ricky was a member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving are his brother Ronald Jones of Mt....

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Roy Marion

Mr. Roy J. Marion, 82, of Clemmons passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center. Mr. Marion was born in Surry County on November 19, 1931 to Roscoe Henry and Aute Carico Marion. He was a member of Clemmons Presbyterian Church, where he enjoyed the fellowship and worship. Mr. Marion enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed dancing. Mr. Marion built birdhouses in his spare time and loved to travel. He will be remembered for...

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Floyd Baker

Mr. Floyd Gray Baker, age 80, of Pinnacle, N.C. died Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Mr. Baker was born in Surry County to the late Floyd and Myrtle Baker. Mr. Baker was a retired farmer, worked for Haynes Hosiery, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company he loved to hunt and fish and spent many hours enjoying the outdoors. Surviving are one daughter: Marilyn B. Turney, Pinnacle, one son and daughter-in-law: Jimmy and Debbie Baker, Pinnacle. Five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and two great great-...

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Lois Smith

Lois Inez Phillips Smith, age 86, of Greensboro, NC passed away at Moses Cone Hospital, on Monday, March 24, 2014. Mrs. Brown is survived by one brother, Harland C. Phillips; and one nephew, David M. Wood and wife, Betty. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian O. Smith; and her parents. Cox-Needham Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Smith family. Online condolences may be made at

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Isa Luffman

Mrs. Isa Leah Luffman, age 104, of Dobson passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Dunmore Plantation. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in the chapel of Moody-Davis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at

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Dean Poindexter

Mr. Harry Dean Poindexter, 75, of 1017 White Dirt Road, Dobson, passed away Monday night, March 31, 2014, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home. Mr. Poindexter was born November 10, 1938, in Surry County, one of five children born to the late Ralph and Callie Mae Brendle Poindexter. Dean worked at Proctor-Silex Inc. for many years and later retired from Tyco Electronics. Mr. Poindexter was a member of Central View Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-la...

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Selben Snow

Mr. Selben Wilbert Snow, age 76, of 148 Freetown Lane, Mount Airy, NC passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. He was born June 15, 1937 in Surry County, NC to the late Benjamin and Ruby Mosley Snow. He was a self employed sawmill operator and carpenter. Mr. Snow was of the Primitive Baptist Faith and had served his country in the US Army.. Surviving are two daughters , Dr. Regina Watters and husband, Waddell of Yadkinville, NC, Janene Budnik...

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Mac Bobbitt

Mr. William MacArthur “Mac” Bobbitt, 71, of 3277 Lambsburg Road, Lambsburg, VA, passed away Sunday morning, March 30, 2014, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mr. Bobbitt was born October 21, 1942, in Grayson County, VA, the son of the late Edgar Emmett and Ollie Gertrude Beck Bobbitt. Mac retired from the shipping department at National Textiles in Galax, VA, after 34 years of service. He was a charter member of New Beginnings Community Church in Cana, VA. Mac w...

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Thomas Mitchell

Mr. Thomas Wayne Mitchell, age 70, of Dobson, NC passed away on Sunday morning March 30, 2014 at the Northern Hospital of Surry County in Mount Airy. He was born in Surry County on June 25, 1943 to the late Harold Mitchell and to Stacie Holyfield Harlan. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jean Mitchell; his step father Kenneth L. Harlan. He was a member of New Home Church of Christ and was retired from the City of Winston Salem. Surviving are his Daughter and...

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Barbara Graves

Mrs. Barbara Wrenn Graves, 88, a lifelong resident of Mount Airy, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, March 28, 2014, in the Skilled Nursing Unit of Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mrs. Graves was born March 3, 1926, in Surry County, the daughter of the late Lucien Patterson Wrenn and Beatrice Pelley Wrenn. Following graduation from high school in Mount Airy, she graduated from Mary Baldwin College, where she was student body president. After working briefly in New York City, sh...

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George Phelps

George was born in Rye, N.Y. on June 5, 1927 and died on March 22, 2014 from complications of Pulmonary Fibrosis. He grew up in Rye and graduated from Rye High School. He graduated from N.Y. State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences, (it is now known as Westchester Community College) with a degree in Building Construction. He was employed by Johnson Soils Engineering Company for 39 years. George was raised in the Protestant faith and loved to canoe on many different rivers and lakes and to...

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Letha Wall

Mrs. Letha Gertrude Callahan Wall, age 88, of Pinnacle, NC. died Saturday March 29, 2014 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. She was born December 9, 1925, in Surry County to the late Thomas Jefferson and Nonnie Marion Callahan. She lived in the Shoals community until the last few years of her life. In 2008 she went to live at Priddy Manor in King, NC. Mrs. Wall and her departed husband, Ernest C. were farmers, she was also a cafeteria worker at Pilot Mountain Middle School for 32 years and ...

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Cara Gordon

Cara Dianne Gordon entered the more immediate presence of our Lord on Friday, March 28, 2014, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. She died peacefully, with people who dearly loved her by her side.

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Bobby Newman

Mr. Bobby Clifton Newman, age 80, of State Road, NC passed away on Friday March 28, 2014. He was born in Surry County on December 24, 1933. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday March 31, 2014 at Bessie’s Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Moody-Davis Funeral Home in Dobson. Online condolences may be made at

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