Georgia M. Pegram, born June 22, 1951, went to sing in the Lord’s Heavenly Choir on February 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Elma Hiatt, and surviving include her brother, Jr. Hiatt, and sister, Lucille (Jr.). She was the loving wife of James; mother to Ricky (Bev), Crystal (Tim) and Jamie; grandmother to Katie (Ryan), Breanna and Shane; and great-grandmother to Perry. She loved being outside. She was an avid gardener and loved flowers and animals. A celebration of life will be at Stokesdale Baptist Church, in Stokesdale, on March 1, 2020 at 2 pm.


Mr. Donald Carlyle Smith, Jr. passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020. He was a loving father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. He was born May 8, 1943 in Guilford County, NC to the late Donald Carlyle Smith, Sr. and Edith Catherine Kirkman Smith. Donald was an Army veteran and worked as a foreman doing concrete work.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Smith.
Surviving are; his loving son; Donald Carlyle Smith, III and his wife, Alesia Smith; one granddaughter, Ally; one sister, Kathryn Vernon; and many special nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Colfax. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, February 28, 2020 at Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel. Online condolences may be made to


Rev. Roger Dale Pinnix, went home to be with his Lord February 23, 2020.
Funeral Services to celebrate his life will be held 1:00PM Wednesday February 26, 2020 at Welcome Door Baptist Church where he pastored for 45 years. The services will be officiated by Pastor Brian Taylor, Rev. Richard DeHart, Rev. Randy Johnson, and Rev. Dale Bass. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Gardens of Memory. The family will visit with friends from 11:00AM until 1:00PM Wednesday at the church.
A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, Roger was the son of the late Vinnie Branch Pinnix and Rev. Albert T. Pinnix. He graduated from Northwest Guilford High School Class of ’67, where he lettered in Baseball.
“Brother” Roger, as he was lovingly referred to by all who knew him, was a loving husband, father, and “Poppy” to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother Roger was the most kind hearted, humble, and even tempered gentleman. He was the most knowledgeable and passionate about his belief in the Lord Jesus Christ, and the King James Version, as anyone could be. He will be truly missed by all who loved, and knew him.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Carlotta Honaker Pinnix of the home; daughters, Lisa Chamelin and Kent of Kernersville, Sarah Martin and Shawn of Winston-Salem, and Rachel White and Tim of Climax; son, Roger Dale Pinnix, Jr. and Melissa of Clemmons; grandchildren, Brittany Pinnix, Megan Enscore and Daniel, Tevin Clayton, Tyler Pinnix, Ryan King and Nicole, Courtney Murray and Matthew, Kristan Clayton, Austin King, and Alex King; great-grandchildren, Braylee, Braison, Kaiden, Zohee, Shaylee, Kingsley, and Tate; brother, David T. Pinnix of Kernersville; and a host of extended family, church family and friends.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are asked to be made to Welcome Door Baptist Church, 6741 Vance Road, Kernersville, NC 27284


Kernersville- Mrs. Bonnie Vernelle Roddy Daniel, 83, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Bermuda Commons. She was born on October 3, 1936 in Kinston, NC to Claude and Maryb-elle Caroon Roddy. She was very artistic and enjoyed painting, crocheting, and knitting. She loved visiting her life-long friends at different nursing homes in Kernersville. At one point, Bon-nie was employed with Western Electric where she was a key punch operator. She was also the Director of Crisis Control Ministries in Kernersville as well as being a member of the Kernersville Downtown Preservation Society. She loved helping others and loved the town of Kernersville.
In addition to her parents, Bonnie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bobby Daniel; one daughter, Alison Lynn Daniel; one sister, Jerry Blake; and three brothers, Michael Roddy, Buddy Roddy, and Leslie Roddy.
She is survived by two daughters, Heather Daniel Frost of Atlanta, GA and Holly Daniel of Kernersville; five grandchildren, Cody, Dylan, Blake, and Brett Frost and Allison Zappia; and one brother, Tommy Roddy.
A funeral service for Bonnie will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Kernersville with Dr. Stephen Martin officiating. Burial will follow the service at Mt. Gur Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Monday at Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Shep-herd’s Center at 431 W. Bodenhamer Street B, Kernersville, NC 27284 or to Crisis Control Min-istry Inc, at 431 W. Bodenhamer Street, Kernersville, NC 27284. Online condolences may be made at


Kernersville – Rachel Ann Crews Solomon, life-long resident of the Triad, died Wednesday, the 19th of February at her home. Born in 1939, Rachel graduated from Robert B. Glenn High School in 1957 and married her high school sweetheart, Talmadge, in August of the same year. For more than 63 years, Rachel served alongside Talmadge in ministry in various Churches of Christ in North Carolina and Virginia. Rachel returned to college as an adult and graduated from Guilford College with a BA in Criminal Justice and Policies Studies in 1989. She served as the Judicial District Manager of the Community Service Work Program in the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety until her retirement in 2002. Following her official retirement, Rachel continued to work part-time with AGAPE of North Carolina serving foster families and the children they care for until 2012. In her retirement, Rachel started her Gray Hair Talking ministry, first as a writing ministry in the women’s newsletter at her church and then as a video ministry on YouTube at . Rachel published two Bible study books with her daughter, Holly Solomon: Gray Hair Talking: Some Lessons I’m Learning as My Hair is Turning (2015) and Gray Hair Talking: Lessons on Living in Grace (2017). In her final years, Rachel returned to writing inspirational pieces on the Gray Hair Talking Facebook page, reaching thousands of readers. Rachel and Talmadge began faithfully serving Friendly Avenue Church of Christ in Greensboro, NC in 1971, when Talmadge became the pulpit minister for the congregation. After Tal’s retirement from full time ministry in 1974, they continued to serve in various leadership roles and ministries and loving the Friendly Avenue church family. Rachel enjoyed decorating a beautiful table and serving wonderful meals to friends and family in her home. She loved to play cards and board games with her family, especially when she would win. In her latter years, Rachel’s greatest delight was in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, James Hanford Crews and Evelyn Allen Crews Jones, step-father, Elvin Cleo Jones, grandson, Christopher Lee Solomon, and two sisters, James Patsy Crews Hancock and Bobby Jean Crews Beard. She is survived by her husband, Talmadge Solomon of the home, daughter, Holly Solomon of Winston-Salem, son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Edie Solomon of Bluffton, SC, grandson Neil Barrett of Winston-Salem, granddaughter, Sgt. (USA) Rachel DeMars (Daniel) of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, granddaughter, Capt. (USAF) Shorty Ashlee Johansson, MD (Reed) of Ramstein, Germany, great-grandchildren, Cohen DeMars, Cambrie DeMars, Connor DeMars, Riley Johansson, and Hallyn Johansson, sister, Brenda Jones Landreth (Damon) of Mocksville, NC, and special family friends Dean and Sandy Malsom of Anderson, IN, as well as many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 pm at Friendly Avenue Church of Christ, 5101 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC. A Celebration of Life service will follow the visitation at 2:00 pm. A private graveside service for the family will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Winston-Salem. Hayworth-Miller Funeral Homes of Kernersville have been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial gifts may be made to Friendly Avenue Church of Christ, 5101 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410. Online condolences may be made to the Solomon family at


Clifford H. Jones, 96, of Kernersville, NC passed away peacefully Wednesday February 19, 2020.
Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 11:00AM Wednesday February 26, 2020 at Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Kernersville Chapel. Interment will follow at 2:00PM Wednesday at Salisbury National Cemetery.
A native of Los Angeles, CA, Clifford was the husband of the late, Catherine Hazelroth Jones. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. Clifford retired after 30 years of service as a clerk with the United States Postal Service.
Survivors include his daughters, Linda Worland and husband, Kenneth of Kernersville, NC, and Janice Nolte of St. Louis, MO; two grandsons, James Worland, and Clifford Paton; four great grandchildren, Kimiet Paton, Victoria Paton, Celena Worland, and Katrina Worland; and one great-great grandson, Dawson Paton.
In addition to his wife, Clifford was preceded in death by his four brothers and one sister.
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Ronald Lee “Ron” Powell, 79, of Kernersville, NC passed away peacefully Sunday February 16, 2020.
Funeral Services celebrating his life will be held 4:00PM Sunday February 23, 2020 at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church with Rev. Phil Kirkman officiating. The family will greet friends fol-lowing the service at the church.
A native of Forsyth County, NC, Ronald was the husband of the late, Jill Marie Saunders Powell and the son of the late, Archie John Powell and Doris Ruth Brown Powell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Ron was faithful member of Shady Grove Wesleyan Church.
Survivors include his children, Scott Powell and wife, Cindy of Charlotte, Renee Powell Minor and husband, Neil of Winston-Salem, NC; and Mitchell Powell and wife, Lisa of Colfax, NC; grandchildren, Jake Powell, Timber Powell, Grant Powell, Austin Minor, Hannah Powell, and Savannah Powell; sisters, Sylvia Powell, and Billie Sue McGee; brother, Steve Powell; and sever-al nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, Ron was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Funk; and brother Johnny Ray Powell.
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Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics North Carolina, 2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard # 201, Morrisville, NC 27560.


Carl Lee Motsinger passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Pennybyrn at Maryfield.
The family received friends on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Emerywood Baptist Church in High Point. A funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. conducted by Reverend Timothy Peoples. Burial followed the service at Saints Delight Primitive Church cemetery in Winston-Salem.
Carl was born on June 20, 1931 in Kernersville, NC to the late Ira Lewis Motsinger and Dora Jones Motsinger. After attending Sedge Garden High School where he was a multi-sport athlete, Carl joined the United States Air Force in 1951. He was a strategic Special Command Officer while serving in Guam. While in the Air Force Carl played baseball with the Sky Masters at Travis Air Force Base in California. Once his service was completed, Carl received a degree from Appalachian State University in 1959 and went on to teach at Gray High School in Winston-Salem, where he also coached football and basketball. It was here where he met his wife, Nanci and they married on April 12, 1962. After Carl received his Masters degree from Marshall University in West Virginia in 1966, he and Nanci returned home to North Carolina where he began his career with State Farm Insurance.
Carl was an active member at Emerywood Baptist Church where he served on many committees and was a regular Sunday School teacher.
Carl enjoyed golfing and fishing trip with his brothers.
Carl is survived by his daughters, Shandel M. Andrews (Herb) of Archdale and Stephanie M. Coggins (Brandon) of High Point. Also surviving are four grandchildren, John and Hollis Andrews, Caroline and Claire Coggins; a sister, Nancy Idol of Greensboro; brother, H.M. Motsinger of Dallas, TX, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Carl was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Nanci Motsinger, sisters Bernice Motsinger, Edna Wooten and Linda Harlan, brothers, A.C. Motsinger, Will Motsinger, Richard Motsinger and Earl Motsinger.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Emerywood Baptist Church, 1300 County Club Drive, High Point, NC 27262 or Saints Delight Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery Fund, 270 Motsinger Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27107.
Condolences may be shared at Cumby Family funeral service in High Point is serving the family.


Walkertown – Mr. Wilson “Sonny” Shuler, Jr. went to be with his Lord Sunday, February 16, 2020. He was born March 25, 1936 in Davidson County to the late Wilson and Ruby Hilliard Shuler. Mr. Shuler was a long-standing member of the Stokesdale and Walkertown communities. Mr. Shuler attended Pilot High School in Thomasville, and later graduated from Greensboro College. Bro Wilson retired from SunTrust Bank of Stokesdale, NC and was a veteran of the National Guard. After retirement, he gave willingly, serving the Lord as a faithful member of Gospel Light Baptist Church, and graciously participated in the Gospel Light Baptist Church Bus Ministry for thirty years. Bro. Wilson was actively involved with the Gideons International Ministry for over forty years. In addition to his parents, Mr. Shuler was preceded in death his sister, Patti Davis.
A remarkable husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Bro. Wilson is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Mary Frances Black Shuler; his cherished three children, Debra (Jimmy) Lester of Deatsville, AL, Jeff (Greta) Shuler and Kim (Tony) Whitt both of Kernersville, eight treasured grandchildren, Ashly, Amber, Amanda, Jason, Justin, Jordan, Kayla, Matthew and twelve great grandchildren, Carleigh, Ansleigh, Brantley, Carter, Chloe, Easton, Colson, Kathryn, Ethan, Zoe, Lilly, and Lexie.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Dr. Matt Morrison, Rev. Frank Shumate, Mr. Jeff Shuler, grandson, Jason Shuler, and Bro. James Lester officiating. Entombment will follow in Gardens of Memory Mausoleum Chapel in Walkertown. The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 12:45 PM prior to the service at the church.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Amedysis Hospice of Burlington special staff, Marvin, Rachael, Devonna, and Resheda, and a very special thanks to his caregiver, JoAnna Smith for her excellent care.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gospel Light Baptist Church Bus Ministry 890 Walkertown-Guthrie Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
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ASHEBORO- Carol Janet Perdue Hawkins, age 82, of Asheboro was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.
Carol was born October 15, 1937 in Kernersville to Paul and Margaret Perdue.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, David Stafford Hawkins and family.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 6 – 8 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 pm at First Assembly of God, 909 Meadowbrook Road, Asheboro with Pastor Kim Snyder officiating.
Memorials may be made to Christian’s United Outreach Center (CUOC), PO Box 784, Ashe-boro, NC 27204.
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