Deaths for the week of Feb. 22

Published 11:41 pm Monday, February 20, 2023

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Marlon L. Johnson

Marlon L. Johnson, 79 of Clemmons passed into our Lord’s more immediate presence on Feb. 17, 2023. He was a member of Clemmons First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife Betsy; son Timothy H. Johnson (Debra); grandsons Benjamin L. Johnson, Samuel Johnson (Brooke); great-grandsons, Bramley and Braylen Johnson; sisters Imogene Taylor, Sharon Harrison and Cynthia Johnson; brother Paul H. Johnson and numerous nephews and nieces.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, at Salem Funeral Home, located 2951 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem  with Pastor David Pace and Pastor Charles Harmon officiating. There will be a 30-minute visitation just prior to the service. Interment will be at Forsyth Memorial Park, 3771 Yadkinville Road, Winston-Salem.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Marlon may be made to Clemmons First Baptist Church, or Winston-Salem Rescue Mission or Cancer Services of Winston-Salem.

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• Mr. Tracey L. Sheets — 54, of Mocksville passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2023.

• Nancy Carroll Smith — 92, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023.

• Ms. Betty Lee Moser Flynt — 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023.

• Mr. William Monroe James — 83, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at home.

• Benjamin “Ben” Hastings Beeson — 39, of Clemmons passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023.

• Margaret Virginia Bowman — 81 of Winston-Salem passed away after fighting cancer for 12 years on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023.

• Mrs. Julia Leftwich Bobbitt — 61, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2023.

• Mr. George William Beskas — 90, of Clemmons passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023.

• Michelle Govan Merritt — 67, passed away at her home on Feb. 12, 2023.

• Virginius Bryan Lougee III marched steadfastly to his eternal home on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023.

• Emma Margaret Cugnitti Casperite passed away peacefully on Feb. 7, 2023.

• Florence Evelyn Cable — 93, of Clemmons passed away peacefully on Feb. 1, 2023.