Deaths for the week of April 4

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 4, 2024

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Judith Holliday Malpass

Judith Holliday Malpass, 82, went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2024. She was born Jan. 30, 1942, to the late Obie and Catherine Holliday in Montgomery, W. Va. She lived in that area for 10 years then lived in Florida for 29 years. She was employed in banking, real estate and medical office work. She was a member of Yadkin Valley Baptist Church in Advance. Things she loved were her Savior, Jesus Christ; spending time with her precious family; and church family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald G. Malpass. Survivors include her son Robert Alan Smith II (Vicky), granddaughters, Sheena Goode (Justin) and Erika Carlin (Josh); great-grandchildren Brody and Brooke Goode, and Chloe and Sydney Carlin; sister, Betty Jean Stanaland (Bill) of Blairsville, Georgia; one niece and one nephew and their families. Judy will be buried next to her husband at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Yadkinville. There will be a graveside service officiated by Ronnie Craddock at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024, for her family and friends. Frank Vogler & Sons of Clemmons is assisting the family.

Nancy Boner Parnell

Nancy Boner Parnell, 91, passed away at home on March 26, 2024. She was born on July 21, 1932, to Blanche Mullican Boner and Burton Thomas Boner Sr. in Forsyth County. Nancy was a lifelong member of Boyer’s Chapel Church of Christ. She graduated from Clemmons High School and worked at Western Electric. There, she made many lasting friendships. Nancy enjoyed working around her home, and doing yardwork while she was able. She will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Fletcher Parnell. Surviving are her brother, Burton T. Boner Jr.; niece, Jennifer Shelton (Steve); nephew, Brent T. Boner; great-niece and great-nephew, Ava and Owen Shelton who loved Nancy as a grandmother; and other extended family. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Boyer’s Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery on S. Peacehaven Road. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice or Boyer’s Chapel Cemetery Fund. A special thank-you to Steve and Jennifer Shelton and family, for their assistance during Nancy’s homestay. Online condolences may be made at

• Mrs. Nancy Rose Barber Creeson, 83, of Winston-Salem passed away on Friday, March 29, 2024.

• Robert Graham Melton, 69, passed away on March 29, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center.

• Shirley Ann Fulp, 71, passed away Friday, March 29, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center.

• Walter “Buddy” Ernest Cole Jr., 87, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.

• Nancy Boner Parnell, 91, passed away at home on March 26, 2024.

• Allie Arlene Ingram Champney “Omie”, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends.

• Mr. Bobby Lee Tuttle passed away Monday evening March 25, 2024, at his home.

• Mrs. Kathryn Regina Watkins, 70, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center.

• Mr. I. H. “Cokie” Jones, Jr., 93, of Advance passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024.

• Mrs. Jane Talbert McKee, 67, of Advance passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist.

• Margaret Ann Johnson McGuire, 102, affectionately known as ‘Mimi’ to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, died peacefully on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

• Mr. Michael Summers Culbertson, 63, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2024.

• Roy Edward Bascomb, 95, passed away peacefully at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center on March 16, 2024.

• Archie Alexandria Slater, 83, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2024.