Obituaries — March 21

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 21, 2019

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Cindy Warner Culverhouse

Cindy Warner Culverhouse, 65, of Clemmons, passed on to her heavenly home Dec. 13, 2018, after a long battle to recover from a stroke in 2016. She was born in Forsyth County to Vernon and Betty Lou Ebert Warner. Cindy was a 1971 graduate of West Forsyth High School, where she was a member of the drill team, homeroom officer and performed in the school follies. Cindy had a great personality and sense of humor. She enjoyed reading and loved music and being outside in the sunshine. She is preceded in death by her father and infant son, Joshua. She is survived by her mother and devoted son and caregiver, Paul Culverhouse, and brother Phillip Warner (Jill). A celebration of life was held Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at Ardmore Moravian Church followed by a reception in the fellowship hall. The family offers their thanks and gratitude to friends and members of Ardmore Moravian for their help and support during Cindy’s recovery. Memorials may be made to Ardmore Moravian Church, 2013 W. Academy St., Winston-Salem, N.C., 27103.

Marie Holt Smith

Mrs. Marie Holt Smith, 82, of Winston-Salem, passed away Friday March 15, 2019, at Accordius Health at Clemmons. She was born April 19, 1936, in Winston-Salem, the daughter of the late Burlie and Lera Orander Holt. She was a CNA and did private duty nursing for a number of years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jimmy Ray Brown, Jr.; two brothers, Virgil Thomas Holt, Sr. and Dewey Lee Holt; and two sisters, Ruby Holt Skinner and Helen Holt Wilbanks.  Survivors include three sons, Billy Pitts, Jr., Jimmy Brown, Sr. (Tammy) and Tommy Brown all of Winston-Salem; one daughter, Tammy Pegram (Todd) of Lewisville; nine grandchildren, Alyson Stonebraker (Bryan), Stefanie Stark, Jonathan “Jon Boy” Brown, Joseph “BoBo” Brown, Dustin Robertson (Melissa), Jessica Champney, Sandy White (Calvin), Nicholas Brill, and Ashleigh Brill; 12 great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends. She will be greatly missed by her doggies, Little Dale, Cassie, Maw Maw and Pup Pup. Mrs. Smith’s family would like to say a special thanks for all the love and care shown to her by the hospice team who took care of her. A graveside service was conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens where Pastor Ronnie Comer officiated. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 1308 Davie Ave., Statesville, N.C., 28677. The arrangements are by Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

Lucy Joan Sullivan

Mrs. Lucy Joan Sullivan, 88 of Advance, passed away peacefully March 14, 2019, at her home. She was born on Nov. 22, 1930, in Boston, Mass., to James and Margaret Preston. She was preceded in death by husband Timothy Sr., son Timothy Jr., grandson Joshua Beam, sister Margaret E. Manita, and brother James F. Preston Jr. She is survived by children: Thomas (Karen), Theresa Beam (Joe), Terrance (Tammy), Margaret Smith (Randy), Michael (Cindy), daughter-in-law Mary Sullivan, 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and was thrilled to learn that her 13th is on the way. She enjoyed playing golf. She dedicated her life to being a wife and mother. Her quick wit and unconditional love will be missed. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. A funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Clemmons where Father Peter Nouck officiated and internment is Thursday, March 21, 2019, in the church columbarium. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trellis Supportive Care 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C., 27103 in honor of Lucy Joan Sullivan. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Melinda Smith, Megan Pierce, Sue Mehta, and the Trellis Supportive Care Davie team for the wonderful care they provided. Online condolences may be made at