Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 AM


GREENSBORO — Mr. John “Jack” Wesley Glass, Jr., 90, a resident of Greensboro transitioned to his Heavenly home Thursday morning, July 10, 2014.

Jack was born May 26, 1924 in Sanford, the son of John Wesley Glass, Sr. and Estelle Wicker Glass. He attended Duke University and NC State College. A veteran of W.W. II he served in the U.S. Navy. Jack was employed by the Brick Association of North Carolina as Manager of Masonry Training coordinating masonry training in schools across the state. After retirement from the Brick Association he worked for Boren Brick. He was a longtime member and Sunday School teacher at Gate City Baptist Church.

Jack was married to Mary Jo Taylor Glass who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are three daughters, Linda P. Null of Kernersville, Sandra G. Carter and husband Al of Winston-Salem, Laura G. Brautigam and husband Jack of Wilmington; one son, Randy T. Glass of Greensboro; one sister, Ann G. Belladonna of Gainesville, GA; one brother, Fred T. Glass of Sanford; four grandchildren, Allison, Samantha, Joshua, Wesley and four great-grandchildren, Brent, Tristen, Devin and Jasmine.

A service to celebrate Jack's life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel conducted by Pastor Bill Claffey. Interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Jack's memory to Gate City Baptist Church, 5250 Hilltop Rd., Jamestown, N.C. 27282 or to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, N.C. 27262.

Online condolences can be made at

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DURHAM — Doris H. Watson, 76, of Durham, formerly of Sanford, died Wednesday (7/9/14) at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham.

She is survived by a brother, Charles C. Headen of Southern Pines, and a sister, Dorothy Lutz of Southern Pines.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Southern Pines Primary School, 1250 West New York Ave., Southern Pines. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Southern Pines.

A visitation will be held today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Watson Memorial - Cunningham & Son’s Mortuary Inc.

Arrangements are by Watson Memorial - Cunningham & Son’s Mortuary Inc.


SANFORD — Paul Williams Jr., 68, of Sanford died Tuesday (7/8/14).

No services are scheduled at this time.

He was born in Lee County, a son of the late Paul Williams Sr. and Lora Belle Phillips Williams.

He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Michelle Gautier of Sanford; three brothers, Duane Williams of Sanford, Eddie Williams of Liberty, and Mitchell Williams of Melbourne, Fla.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home.


BROADWAY — Funeral service for Patricia Ann McArthur, 79, of Broadway, who died Wednesday (7/9/14), was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Doug Houston officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery.

During the service Gene McNeill was the soloist, the Mt. Pisgah Church choir and the congregation sang and Nancy McCurry was the organist.

Pallbearers were Jason McNeill, Daniel McNeill, Marshall McNeill, Robert McArthur, Marty Murray and Joshua Holder. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Garrett and Jeff Kelly.

Arrangements were by Smith Funeral Home of Broadway.


SILER CITY — Larry Stephen Fields, 58, of 2875 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Siler City, died Thursday (7/10/14) at his home.

He was the son of the late George Howard Fields and Elma Caddell Fields. He was a retired supervisor at Stanley Furniture Company of West End, and GKN of Sanford. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Clyde Fields.

He is survived by his sisters, Anna Fields Brooks and husband Larry of Siler City, and Janice Mae Brooks and husband Eli of Bear Creek; brother, Robert Fields and wife Nancy of Carthage; his partner, Frances Grimm of the home; and several nieces and nephews.

A service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Joyce-Brady Chapel in Bennett.