Obituaries — April 2
Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 2, 2020
Robert Everett Everhart
Tommy McCulloh passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, after a courageous and difficult battle with cancer. He was born to Hal Thomas McCulloh Sr. and Inez Hilton McCulloh on Nov. 5, 1946, and spent his early years in Clemmons, attending West Forsyth High School where he loved playing and excelled in football and baseball. After retiring from RJR Archer, he pursued a longtime hobby and became a self-taught accomplished photographer. He enjoyed photographing nature, thunderstorms, pretty girls and race cars, especially open-wheeled modified and pro-mods. He was a member of the Artworks Photo Club in Mocksville and was most proud of being selected to document the restoration process of the WinMock Barn at Kinderton. McCulloh was pre-deceased by his father, Hal McCulloh and father and mother-in-law, Milton and Elsie Blackburn. He is survived by his mother of Winston-Salem and Phyllis, his wife and sweetheart of over 50 years. Many thanks to all of his friends and family that reached out through emails, texts and visits to help him thru his illness. And especially, much gratitude to Sherry and Lee McCulloh and to the best neighbors ever, Tammy and Tony Spainhour. Never at a loss for words, McCulloh was always honest, kindhearted, a patriot to his country and loyal to his beliefs. He will be ever so greatly missed. A private family graveside service was held on Monday, March 30, 2020, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church cemetery by Mr. Tommy Barney. Memorials can be made to the Humane Society of Davie County, 291 Eaton Road, Mocksville, NC 27028 or to Trellis Supportive Care, 377 Hospital Street #103, Mocksville, NC 27028. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com .
Juanita Moore Pegram
Juanita Moore Pegram passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020. She was born on May 19, 1935, to the late Patrick Henry Moore and Grace Belle Moore. She lived in Walkertown and retired from Sara Lee. She was a member of West Haven Baptist Church in Clemmons. She was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and loved her church family. She loved gardening and spending time with her family. She was known for her strawberry freezer jam and homemade biscuits. Pegram was a loving wife and mother who was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Paul Pegram.
Pegram is survived by two daughters, Ava Goodman (Glenn) of Lexington and Angela Mitkish (Chris) of Kernersville; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a private viewing for a small number of family members only and a family only graveside service at Gardens of Memory in Walkertown. The family asks for memorials to be sent to West Haven Baptist Church. A special thank you to the wonderful healthcare professionals at Trellis Supportive Care. Their support meant everything to the family in their time of need.
Vasiliki ‘Bessie’ Rizos
Mrs. Vasiliki “Bessie” Rizos, 63, of Clemmons passed away peacefully in her home on March 27, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 9, 1956, in Kastri, Lamia, Greece, to the late Demetrios and Argyro Koumbouras. She married the love of her life, Panagiotis “Pete” K. Rizos and moved to the United States in 1974 where they were blessed with three beautiful daughters. Rizos always enjoyed company and entertaining. Her house was always open, especially for her favorite holiday of Thanksgiving where she would decorate rows of tables and prepare an annual feast. Her enormous and extended Greek family looked forward to walking in and being vibrantly welcomed by her extraordinary wardrobe, beautiful smile and sweet dimples, lighting up every room she walked through. Her life was a living example of the meaning and love of family. She enjoyed spending the summers in Makrakomi, Greece, where she spent most of her time with her husband Pete, family and friends at the Platia (town square), the laughter, love and memories will be truly missed. Rizos was a devout member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Winston-Salem, and an active member in the philanthropic works of The Ladies Philoptohos Society and The Daughters of Evrytania. She will be missed by all who knew Rizos. She is proceeded in death by her brother Nikos Koumbouras of Lamia, Greece. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Panagioti “Pete”; her adoring daughters Zoe Kalevas (Vick) of Fayetteville, Roula McFarlin (Brian) of Advance and Christina Petropoulos (George) of Clemmons; grandchildren Roula and Billy Kalevas, Victoria and Gabrielle McFarlin, and Yianni and Panagioti Petropoulos; and her sisters Lambrini Georgeakis and Agathi Teligatha of Lamia, Greece, as well as many loving family and friends. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral service will only accommodate the immediate family. The service will also livestreamed through the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and Facebook. In Lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in memory of Vasiliki P. Rizos to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, at 434 Keating Drive, Winston Salem, NC. Donations will be evenly distributed between the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and the Panagia Pammakaristos Monastery.
Annette Faye Crater Wagoner
Mrs. Annette Faye Crater Wagoner, 83, of Clemmons, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was born Jan. 22, 1937, in Forsyth County to Ruth Lashmit Crater and Coy S. Crater. Wagoner was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Billy R. Wagoner. Surviving are a daughter, Natalie Bowers (Greg) of Pilot Mountain; two grandchildren, Chris Bowers (Tracy) and Carla Bowers Petrillo (Jim); four great-grandchildren, Hunter Bowers, Haley Bowers, Aaron Reese and Nicholas Petrillo; two sisters, Linda Smith of Clemmons and Doris Moore and two brothers, Terry Crater of Winston-Salem and Richard Crater of Advance. A private graveside service will be held at Forsyth Memorial Park with Rev. David Merritt officiating. The family would like to thank the staff at Universal Health Care of King for their care and compassion.