Obituaries — Jan. 10

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Phyllis J. Hamilton

Mrs. Phyllis J. Hamilton, 74, of Lewisville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at her home. She was born Feb. 20, 1944, in Cabarrus County to Harold Pete and Ida Irene Angell Jordan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Richard Hamilton. Surviving are three daughters, Candace Hardin (Doug), April Menius and Rhonda Hamilton; seven grandchildren, Jordan Walters, Nathan Hardin, Nowell Hardin, Penny Hall, Christopher Lofty, Heather Stone and Lucas Stone; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a sister, Louise Culp and three brothers, Jerry Jordan (Suzy), Gene Jordan (Melody) and Jan Jordan (Terry). A graveside service was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church with Pastor Doug Hardin officiating. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service, at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. Online condolences may be made to

Thad R. Reavis

Mr. Thad R. Reavis, 75, passed away on Jan. 1, 2019, in Newnan, Ga., while he and his wife, Sandy, were staying with their daughter, Wendy Oglesby and family. He was born in Forsyth County to the late Joel and Phosa Reavis on May 8, 1943. He graduated from Southwest High School in 1961 and after graduation he entered the U.S. Navy. Mr. Reavis worked for R.J Reynolds Archer Aluminum until he became a licensed contractor. He was a gifted, artistic and creative builder which can be seen through the many homes he designed and built for people. He loved spending time with his family, being outdoors, nature, and mountains. Mr. Reavis had a very kind and gentle spirit and was a giving person that never judged anyone. He was always looking for the good in people and taught his family to do the same. Preceding him in death were three brothers, Paul Reavis, Owen Reavis, and Joe Reavis and a granddaughter Gracen Oglesby. Surviving are his wife, Sandy Reavis; two daughters, Christine Reavis and Dee Ann Reavis (Bart); three step-children, Wendy Oglesby (Rob), Kirk Mayes (Leigh), and Kent Mayes (Kristy); seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; also surviving are two brothers, Dennis Reavis (Patty) and Ronnie Reavis, one sister Nancy Dumont (Jack) and his former wife, Mary Reavis; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Sharon United Methodist Church in Lewisville with Rev. Greg Freeman and Rob Oglesby officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service in the commons area of the church. In lieu flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice or to just show an act of kindness to someone. The family would like to send a special thank you to family, friends, and caretakers who cared for Thad over the past few years. Online condolences may be made at

James C. ‘JC’ Redding

James C. “JC” Redding, 83, of Clemmons, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Yadkin Nursing Care Center in Yadkinville. JC was born on Aug. 13, 1935, in Forsyth County to William Henderson and Mortie Evelyn Shore. He retired from Roadway Express in 1983. He was an avid NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt fan. Most of all, JC enjoyed spending time with his family who meant the world to him. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather who was greatly loved and will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by his parents; his eldest son, Ricky Redding; and brother, John L. Redding; and a sister, Little Pat. Surviving family includes his two children, Ronda Vaught (David) of Yadkinville and Russell Redding (Susan) of Walkertown; four grandchildren, Jameson Vaught (Summer) of Nashville, Tenn., Jennifer Booe (Brian) of Yadkinville, Cole Redding (Ashley) of Walkertown and Cody Redding of Walkertown; three great-grandchildren, Korbin Booe, Caleb Redding and Greyson Redding; one brother, William H. Redding of Walkertown; one sister, Christine Fine of Walkertown; and several guardian angles who cared for him at Yadkin Nursing Care Center. A celebration of life was held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, with Rev. Doug Klein officiating. The family visited with friends at the funeral home following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Yadkin Nursing Care Center: 903 W Main St, Yadkinville, N.C., 27055. Online condolences may be made at