Obituaries for the week of Jan. 21
Arthur June Adams
Mr. Arthur June Adams, 94, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Bermuda Commons. He was born July 31, 1926, in Yadkin County to the late Arthur and Thursie Alley Adams. Adams was a United States Army veteran and someone that truly enjoyed life. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Adams; son, Jerry Adams; brothers, Wes and Carlton; and sisters, Eva and Lydia. Surviving are son, Jeff Adams; daughter, Sheila Arrington (Doug); five grandchildren, Tammy Cockerham, Jennifer Tompkins, Amanda Adams-Brackens, Chastity Gentry and Seth Arrington; and nine great-grandchildren. A private family inurnment will take place at Stony Knoll United Methodist Church in East Bend. In lieu of any flowers, please send memorial donations to the American Heart Association in honor of Adams.
Thelma Thompson Boyd
Mrs. Thelma Thompson Boyd, 96, of Clemmons, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. She was born in Camden to the late Burney Edgar Thompson and Elsie Myrtle Hudson Thompson. Boyd was a member of First Christian Church of Clemmons and was preceded in death by her husband, Elgin Lee Boyd, and one son, Stephen Alan Boyd. She is survived by one son, Ron Boyd (Cheryl); four grandchildren, Brad Boyd, Julianne Dodson (Jeff), Christine Edwards and Valerie Shaw (Ronald) and six great-grandchildren, Josh, Travis, Andrew, Jacob, Riley and Brayden. A private family graveside service will be held at First Christian Church of Clemmons Cemetery officiated by Pastor Ray Keeton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln. Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made to www.hayworth-miller.com .
Janet Shaffer Goodman
Mrs. Janet Shaffer Goodman, 78, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born in Vanlue, Ohio, on May 10, 1942, to the late Earl and Helen Shuck Shaffer. Goodman was a member of Harmony Grove United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting and had a love for animals. Most of all, she loved her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Jennifer Rippy, and a sister, Louise Pratt. Surviving is her husband of 37 years, Jerry Goodman; two sons, Todd Hunter and Travis Hunter (Liz); two grandchildren, Cason and Collins Hunter; step-grandson, Jay Rippy; also surviving is her brother, Dale Shaffer. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Harmony Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Randy Perdue officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harmony Grove United Methodist Church, 5041 Styers Ferry Rd. Lewisville, NC 27023 or to the SPCA of the Triad (Society for Prevention/Cruelty of Animals.) Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com. Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel is serving the Goodman family.
Bambi Spaugh Meadows
Bambi Spaugh Meadows, 65, of Clemmons passed from this earth into the arms of her heavenly father after a brief illness on Jan. 12, 2021. Meadows was born on Sept. 12, 1955, to Carl F. and Betty Spaugh, who preceded her in death. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Mike, and their two children; Molli Falgout (Ty) and Chase Meadows (Caitlin). Meadows adored and provided unconditional love and care for her three grandchildren: Ainsley Meadows, Harper Meadows and Patton Falgout. Meadows is also survived by her two sisters; Debbie Flora (Steve) and Dawn Essick (Clay) and Tommy Woods, whom she loved like a brother. Bambi’s aunt, “Tece” (Martha Whicker) whom she loved like her mother. Meadows loved and cherished each one of her nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Meadows was a dedicated professional in the nursing field and always put her patients first. Her house was the gathering place for all family functions and the surviving family will ensure the legacy will continue. She loved to be the hands and feet of Jesus; whether serving food at the Bethesda Center, assisting with the Joy Prom or preparing food for those in need. Meadows’s top priority was teaching her grandchildren about Jesus and to be a kind, humble, successful child of God. So in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a college fund for the three grandchildren. A GoFundMe page has been made so that the legacy and love of Meadows can continue at https://www.gofundme.com/f/ya-yas-grands-college-education-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
A celebration of life service was held at Pinedale Christian Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. The church recorded the service and a YouTube link can be accessed.
“She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.” — Proverbs 31:27
Harry Lee Myers
Harry Lee Myers, 92, died and went to be with his Lord and savior on Jan. 15, 2021, at Trinity Elms Health and Rehab Center in Clemmons. He was born in Davidson County on April 22, 1928, to the late William Stimpson Myers and Annie Louise Everhart Myers. He is pre-deceased by six brothers and five sisters. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Appalachian State Teachers College and received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physical education It was there that Harry met the love of his life, Lois Brown Myers. They married in 1952 and have enjoyed a sweet love and friendship for over 68 years. Myers leaves a legacy of love and devotion to his beloved wife and family, faith in his Lord, hard work, and enjoying life to its fullest. In his early years, Myers taught math at Glenn High School in Kernersville. He was a homebuilder in Winston-Salem for more than 25 years, building houses in Ardmore, Sherwood Forest, and Huntcliff. He was a member of the Lion’s Club and the Winston-Salem Home Builders Association. In his retirement years, he enjoyed flying his Piper Cub airplane, traveling, gardening and various projects at “the farm” in Davie County. Myers is survived by his wife, Lois; son, Harry Lee Myers Jr. (Sharon); daughter, Anne Myers Wagner (Richard). Also surviving are his dearly loved grandchildren, Nathan Myers (Stephanie), Carly Myers Littell (Ryan), Paige Myers, Claire Myers, Jesse Watson (Elizabeth), and Jenna Watson (fiancé Christian Snider). Myers is also blessed to have six great-grandchildren, Emma Kate and Henry Watson, Raegan and Grayson Littell, Parker and Camden Myers. They take comfort in knowing that their grandfather is sitting with Augie dog at his feet swinging on the front porch of heaven. Surviving also are many loved nieces and nephews. Myers was a longtime member of Clemmons United Methodist Church and will be laid to rest in the columbarium. A celebration of his life will be at a later date. The family wishes to extend deepest gratitude to the staff at Trinity Elms Health and Rehab Center (Harper Heights), the Trinity Elms Memory Care Center, and to the medical staff of Physicians Eldercare for caring for Myers mentally, physically and spiritually. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that memorial gifts be made to Samaritan Ministry Penny Campaign 414 E. Northwest Blvd. Winston-Salem, NC 27105 or Trinity Elms Health and Rehab Center (Harper Heights) 7449 Fair Oaks Drive, Clemmons, NC 27012. Online condolences may be made at ww.hayworth-miller.com .