Obituaries for May 25, 2017

Published 2:11 pm Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ronald Lee Oxendine

Ronald Lee Oxendine, age 63 of Clemmons, formerly of Laurinburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Redland Pentecostal IPHC, Advance, NC. A time of visitation began with the Service of Celebration officiated by Pastor Dave Richardson. The family received friends later on Friday beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Northview Harvest Ministries, Laurinburg, NC followed by a graveside service at 5:00 p.m. in the Oxendine Family Cemetery. Services entrusted by Richard Boles Funeral Service, Laurinburg, NC Jewell Cogdill Propst The late Jewell Cogdill Propst, age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:20 a.m., at the Mallard Ridge Assisted Living Facility, in Clemens, North Carolina. Beloved wife of the late David L. Propst; loving mother of Belinda P. McKeever, of Macon, Georgia, and David S. Propst of Advance, North Carolina; cherished mawmaw of Zach T. Kitchens of Winston Salem, North Carolina, Shannon K. Barnard of Lizella, Georgia, and Christopher H. Barnard of Cleveland, Georgia; great-mawmaw of Tristen Riley Miller, Jerzey Paisley Miller, and Isaiah Taylor Kitchens. She battled colon cancer and breast cancer, but succumbed to Alzheimer’s. Services were held in Black Mountain, North Carolina on May 21. The family asks in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Ronald “Ronnie” Dalton Caudill

Mr. Ronald “Ronnie” Dalton Caudill, 80, of Lexington, passed away on May 15, 2017 at his home. He was born October 16, 1936 in Forsyth County, the son of the late Herman Hodge and Alta Bauguess Caudill. Mr. Caudill was a member of Friedberg Moravian Church. He was a graduate of James A. Gray High School and was a 30 year employee of McLean Trucking Company and a 12 year employee of Stephen L. Mabe Building, Inc. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Glenda Duncan Caudill, a brother, Charles Clayton Caudill, Sr.; and a brother-in-law, Pat Blakley. He is survived by one daughter, Denise Terrell and husband, Wallace; one sister, Shirley Blakley; one sister-in-law, Barbara Caudill and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Friedberg Moravian Church with Rev. James C. Newsome officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Covenant Class of Friedberg Moravian Church, 2178 Friedberg Church Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127 or Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. The arrangements are by Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

Harold Dean Lewis

Mr. Harold Dean Lewis, 82, died on Monday, May 15, 2017, at his residence. Harold was born in Forsyth County, NC, on April 3, 1935, to Hoy Herbert and Eunice Fletcher Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Ann Maurer Lewis. Surviving are five children, Jerry Lewis (Toni) of Winston-Salem, Garry Lewis of Pinnacle, Patricia Humphries (Ben) of Clemmons, Todd Lewis (Lorie) of Walkertown, and Darrell Lewis (Dawn) of Winston-Salem; 13 grandchildren, and 36 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Bobby Lewis (Brenda) of Winston-Salem and Ronnie Lewis of High Point; and one sister, Thelma Minor of Clemmons. A funeral service was held on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Rev. Stephen Gilreath and Brother Donnie Holt officiating. Interment followed at Parklawn Memorial Park. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Davie County, 377 Hospital St # 103, Mocksville, NC 27028. Online condolences may be made at

Mary Helen Fisher

Mrs. Mary Helen Fisher, 81, passed away on May 14, 2017, at Trinity Elms Assisted Living, 3750 Harper Road, Clemmons, North Carolina. Mrs. Fisher was born March 22, 1936, to Thelma Mae Brandon “Bill” Burgess and Rey Jasper Burgess. Mrs. Fisher graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School and then enrolled at Lenoir Rhyne College in 1954. It was during her time at Lenoir Rhyne College that she met her future husband, Clinton R. Fisher. Upon completion of her studies, Mary Helen began working for the Veterans Administration. During the seven years with the Veterans Administration, she married Clinton R. Fisher in 1958. A wife, mother and homemaker, Mary Helen owned and operated Fisher’s Picture Frames for fifteen years. She was a Life Member Volunteer at Forsyth Memorial Hospital, serving for twenty-three years, 1988-2011. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Fisher was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton R. Fisher and her sister, Betty Burgess Bolin. Mrs. Fisher is survived by a daughter, Anne McDowell and her husband, Chris, of Pfafftown, NC; a son, Clinton Scott Fisher and his wife, Sandra, of Low Gap, NC as well as three grandchildren, Lindsey and Chelsea Smith of Winston-Salem and Brandon Smith of Charlotte, NC. A graveside service was held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 11:00 am at Forsyth Memorial Park with Rev. John Beeg officiating. Mary Helen was a long-time member of the Lutheran Church of the Epiphany. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials sent to “The Lippard Lodge Fund,” in care of the Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, 5220 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. The family would like to extend its appreciation and gratitude to the staff of Trinity Elms Assisted Living as well as Community Home Care and Hospice of Statesville, NC for the excellent care, love and support given to Mrs. Fisher. Online condolences may be made at