Local obituary notices in Greensboro, NC
Thursday | via News Herald
Ronald J. Kopchak PLEASANT GARDEN, NC: Ronald James Kopchak, 54, of Greensboro, NC and formerly of Marblehead, OH died February 19, 2015 in Greensboro, NC. He was born January 20, 1961 in Sandusky, OH the son of Andrew and Inez Kopchak. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via The Item Extra
Barbara V. Sargent, of Redstone Hill Road, passed away on Monday, Feb. 16, at UMass Medical Center-University Campus after a long illness. Her husband, Raymond F. Sargent, preceded her in death in 2008. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Worcester - M. Frances Earls, 93, formerly of Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, died Monday, February 9, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. Her husband Kevin M. Earls died in 1985. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via WCNC-TV Charlotte
You didn't have to know Dean Smith to love him All over the campus there were signs that someone great was gone. Check out this story on WCNC.com: CHAPEL HILL, N.C.-- Sherdenia Jones never met Dean Smith. Comment?
Saturday Feb 7 | via Pocono Record
Patricia Gail Heller, 67, of Albrightsville, passed away peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness on Feb. 3, 2015. Pat will be missed by her husband of 48 years, Bryce; her children, Susan Ford of Greensboro, N.C., Shawn Heller of Mount Pocono and Megan Heller of Marshall, Va.; and 11 grandchildren. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Cross Roads News
I write in response to the Jan. 31 front-page article about the Concerned Citizens for Cityhood for South DeKalb Inc.'s name selection. It made me think of the quote "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" from William Shakespeare's play "Romeo and Juliet." Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via ArcaMax Publishing
Charlie Sifford, 92, a former Philadelphia resident who battled racism in golf in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, became the first African American player to secure playing privileges on the professional tour, and inspired Tiger Woods, died Tuesday night in Cleveland. Mr. Sifford, the first black player to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, recently had suffered a stroke but details of his death were not immediately available. Comment?
Monday Feb 2 | via The Republic
James Lester "Jim" Branner Sr., 88, of Greensboro, North Carolina, died Monday Jan. 19, 2015, at Adams Farm Living and Rehab Center. Survivors include his wife, June Turner Branner; one daughter, Carla Sue Sanders of Madison, North Carolina; three sons, James Lester Branner Jr. of Columbus, Gregory Scott Branner of Madison Heights, Virginia, and Jerry Turner Branner of Huntersville, North Carolina; and eight grandchildren. Comment?
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