Obituaries for July 21, 2016

Published 9:19 am Friday, July 22, 2016

Stanley Selig Resnick

Oct. 8, 1919 – July 8, 2016

Lieutenant Colonel Stanley Selig Resnick, USAF (Ret.), a long-time resident of Bermuda Village Retirement Community, passed away on July 8, 2016. He was born in New York City on October 8, 1919. After attending Purdue University, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1940. He became a career Air Force officer with over 30 years of service to his country and was a veteran of three wars. During WWII, he flew 58 combat missions over North Africa and Sicily as a navigator/bombardier in B-25 aircraft, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 12 oak leaf clusters. During the Korean War, he flew 56 combat missions out of Japan as a navigator in B-29 aircraft, for which he was awarded an OLC to the DFC. During the Vietnam War, he was commander of a fighter maintenance squadron stationed in Thailand for which he was awarded an OLC to the Air Force Commendation Medal. Upon retiring from the Air Force in 1971, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. He subsequently worked as a logistician for Lockheed Martin and other aerospace firms in and around Sunnyvale, CA, where he resided for over 20 years. Col. Resnick is predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Beatrice Marie (Hammarlund) Resnick. They were fond of ballroom dancing. He is survived by his eldest son, Bruce G. Resnick, who resides in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife, Donna V. Resnick, and their daughter, Hilary M. Van Kirk, of Miami Beach, FL. His younger son, Brian J. Resnick, resides in Cincinnati, OH with his wife, Deanna S. Resnick. Their children, Abigail M. Resnick resides in Cincinnati and Scott C. Resnick lives in Boston, MA. A memorial service was held at Bermuda Village Retirement Center on Friday, July 15, 2016. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that individuals make a contribution to a charity of their choice.

Faye G. Johnson

June 22, 1937 – July 18, 2016

Faye G. Johnson, was born in Elizabethton, TN on June 22, 1937. She resided in Lewisville, NC; formerly in Winchester, Virginia. She is survived by her husband James of 59 years, her daughters, Jenny and husband Danny Parrish of Clemmons, NC; Becky, husband Phil and granddaughter, Natalie Youngblood of Martinsburg, WV; and Julie Johnson of Clemmons, NC; brothers-in-law Joe and Jack Johnson, and sister-in-law Barbara; nieces and nephews; and special friends Cindy, Nancy, Judy, and Kay. Faye is preceded in death by her parents L.T and Myrtle Johnson, and sister, Barbara. In her last years of life, Faye was cared for at home by James; the anchor of her life, and supported by an amazing group of caregivers, who came to love Faye as her family does. Faye was an incredible, kind, and generous person, who had many interests and talents. She worked as a hairdresser before starting her family. She loved being a wife and mother, and from her home, she created tasty meals with a southern flair, packed countless lunches, sewed curtains, blankets, doll clothes, and mended broken hearts. She played drums, piano, tennis, and peacemaker. She enjoyed nature and planted many flowers, shrubs, and seeds of wisdom. She provided a welcoming environment for best friends, neighbors, her daughters’ BFFS, and boyfriends; stray dogs and cats, orphaned bunnies, and ducklings; but mice were on their own. She loved laughter, lively conversation, and never failed to have a funny story to tell. Faye was of the Christian faith and lived life knowing it would end in eternal peace. She attended First Baptist Church in Winchester, Virginia, where she served the church for many years in the children’s ministries and Mother’s Day Out program, teaching the three year old class. A celebration of her life will be held at River Oaks Community Church in Clemmons, NC on Wednesday, July 20 at 1:00 pm, with Pastor Sonny Flowers officiating. We kindly ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association or to Community Home Care Hospice of Statesville. Online condolences may be made at

Caroline Parsons Sullivan

Dec. 14, 1946 – June 22, 2016

Mrs. Caroline Parsons Sullivan, 69, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born in London, England on December 14, 1946 to the late John and Phyllis Piddington Parsons. Caroline enjoyed watching Jeopardy, taking trips to the beach, mountain hiking, and loved music. At age 18, she auditioned for Sir David Wilcox. She was lead Soprano for the Cambridge Community Singers and as a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church she sang soprano in the church choir. Caroline attended Salem College pursuing a degree in special education. Preceding her in death was a sister, Margaret Parsons. Surviving is her loving husband of 35 years, Patrick Sullivan; two daughters, Kate Sullivan and her husband, Kevin Biss of Knoxville, TN and Holly Sullivan of Richmond, VA; her adorable grandson, Gabriel Biss and a sister, Frances Parsons. A memorial service to celebrate her life was held Saturday, July 23, 2016 at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 3600 Harper Rd. Clemmons, NC 27012. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel is serving the Sullivan Family.

Yvonne “Von” Baggerly Ward

June 27, 1931 – July 16, 2016

Mrs. Yvonne “Von” Baggerly Ward, 85, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC. Von was born on June 27, 1931 in Danville, VA to Drewery Baggerly and Myrtle Robertson Baggerly. She spent most of her early life in Danville and attended Averett College later moving to Greensboro, NC where she met her husband, Jesse Michael Ward of Randleman, NC. She was a purchasing agent for Wachovia bank but left that career to start a family. She went on to manage an innovative craft company, was a self-taught seamstress and then in 1981 purchased Club Haven Cleaners in Winston-Salem. She retired with her husband to their farm in Danville, VA in 1989 but did not give up the city life traveling back and forth between the farm and their home in Winston-Salem. She was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem and volunteered at Forsyth Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Michael Ward. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa F. Davis of Winston-Salem, a grandson, Zachary Evan Fish (Stephanie Olivarez) of Winston-Salem and a great granddaughter, Emma Marie Olivarez also of Winston-Salem and special family friend Mike Kuyrkendall. A graveside service was held Wednesday July 20th at 1:00p.m in Danville, VA at the Danville Memorial Gardens with Charles Gill officiating. Memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC. Online condolences may be sent to

Bobby Ray Hubbard

Aug. 16, 1930 – July 12, 2016

Mr. Bobby Ray Hubbard, 85, passed away on July 12, 2016 at Wake Forest Baptist Health. He was born on August 16, 1930 in Kernersville, NC to George A. Hubbard and Bertha Hollbrook Hubbard. He was baptized in 1953 at Trinity Moravian Church and was a founding member at Unity Moravian Church. Bobby proudly served in the US Army. He retired from Salem Steel. He was an avid golfer and was awarded many trophies including a prized 3rd place in the GGO tournament. More than anything, he will be remembered as a wonderful father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Emma Jean Hubbard; four sisters and five brothers. Bobby is survived by his daughter, Patricia Martin (Richard); a grandson, Rich Martin (Charity); great grandchildren, Myers and Maddox Martin; a brother, Charles “Snookie” Hubbard, many nieces and nephews and the loving church family at Trinity Moravian. A funeral service was conducted Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Trinity Moravian Church with Rev. John Jackman and Rev. Dr. Bill McElveen officiating. Interment followed at Salem Moravian Graveyard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Moravian Church, 220 E. Sprague Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. Online condolences may be made at

Faye Ruth Shutt Tilley

Aug. 30, 1950 – July, 10, 2016

Mrs. Faye Ruth Shutt Tilley, 65, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center. Faye was born on August 30, 1950 in Forsyth County to Odell Wilson and Ruth Elizabeth Saylor Shutt. She was of the Moravian Faith. Mrs. Tilley retired from Hanes Hosiery with 33 years of loyal service. Foremost and most importantly, she was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John C. Shutt. She is survived by two sons, Michael Tilley and wife Kim of South Carolina and Donnie Tilley of Mocksville; also surviving are four grandchildren and one sister, Kaye Hollar of Davie County, also surviving are several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was conducted Friday, July 15, 2016 at New Philadelphia Moravian Church with Rev. Michael Crane officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Gardens of Memory. Online condolences may be made at