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Linda Farber
Mrs. Linda Annetta Farber, 69, a resident of Thomasville passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the Curis at Thomasville Nursing Center. She was born May 5, 1949 in Allegheny County, NC the daughter of the late Glenn and Annetta Farber.

A gathering of friends was held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM at J. C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville, NC. Online condolences may be sent to the Farber Family at www.jcgreenandsons.com

Foster Jenkins

Foster Thomas Jenkins, “Papa,” devoted husband, Dad, grandad and great-grandad, left this earth Saturday morning, November 3, 2018 to reunite with his best friend and beloved wife of more than 59 years, Nancy. 

Funeral services were conducted at noon on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the chapel at the JC Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville, N.C. The family received friends prior to the service. A graveside service followed at Holly Hill Cemetery, Thomasville, N.C. Following the graveside service, the family received friends and relatives at the home of Tom and Kay Jenkins, 2678 Thayer Road, Trinity, N.C. 27370.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, N.C. 27292. Online condolences may be directed to jcgreenandsons.com.

Richard Smith
Mr. Richard William Smith, 87, of Farmer Rd. Denton passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Hinkle Hospice House.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Denton Wesleyan Church with Rev. Scott Davis and Rev. Claudie Harrison officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens.

Richard was born July 28, 1931 in Randolph County to Frank Smith, Sr. and Irene Strader Smith. He was lifelong resident of Denton and a veteran of the United States Army having served in Korea. In 1954 Richard returned home from Korea and 5 months later married Peggy Ruth Fritts Smith. He worked as a brick mason, carpenter, and a NC Licensed Contractor for many years before going into the carpet and building supply business. He gave his life to Jesus Christ and served as the Superintendent at Denton Wesleyan Church. He was a member of Denton Lion’s Club for over 20 years and also a past president of South Davidson Boosters Club. In addition to his parents Richard was preceded in death by brothers, Garland and Frank Smith, Jr. and sister, Peggy Briles.

Richard was an aviation enthusiast and was a private pilot. Also he was a master craftsman working with wood. He built a wooden bicycle and a replica of the Wright Brothers Plane for High Point University, which earned him the honor of being named one of “Roy’s Folks”. He had a great passion for traveling along with his wife they traveled to all 50 states and 13 countries.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Fritts Smith of the home; daughter, Robin S. Snider (Marlin); sons, Kim Smith (Lisa) and Kelly Smith (Gail) all of Denton; adopted son, Chuck Holt of Denton; brothers, Archie Smith of Denton and Roger Smith (Doris) of Asheboro; sister, Doloris Briles (Dwain) of Asheboro; 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times at the residence on Farmer Rd.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Davidson County 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.

Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com

John Wood
John Edward Wood, 75, of Piedmont passed away October 25, 2018.

Surviving is his wife, Judy V. Wood; daughter, Debbie Baker; two granddaughters; and three great grandchildren.

A celebration of John’s life was held on November 3, 2018 at Augusta Road United Methodist Church, 8324 Augusta Road, Pelzer, SC.

In lieu of flowers the family ask memorials be made to Augusta Road Methodist Church or the charity of one’s choice.

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