Mr. Reginald E. Adams

Reginald Eugene Adams, “Reg”, was born on November 9, 1950. He was the son of the late James Kiser and Mary Elizabeth Adams. He is survived by his wife, Denise “Tina” Adams, daughter, Regina Adams (John) Craven; granddaughter Rhian; son Detwon “Lamont” Clowney, and siblings: Sandra Faye (Cary) McMillan, James (Melissa) Adams, Debra (Larry) Williams, Calvin (Sheryl) Adams, and Karen Adams. He will also be missed by many nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and a host of friends. Reginald was a loving husband, dedicated father, and a providing big brother. He worked hard all of his life until a disabling injury in 1999. He went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 15, 2015 and will be missed by everyone whose life he touched. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at St. John CME Church. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Adams Family.

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Mr. John Henry Jordan, Jr.

Mr. John Henry Jordan, Jr., 83, died peacefully Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born February 18, 1931 to the late John Henry, Sr. and Lillie Mae Jordan in Laurinburg, NC. “John Henry” as he was affectionately called was a dedicated and loving husband and father. Always happy to lend a helping hand. He was a dedicated employee of Douglas Battery with over 50 years of service to the company. Left to cherish their memories of him are: his loving wife, Annie V. Jordan; one son, John H., III (Patricia) of Welcome, NC; six daughters: Betty (Billy) Summers, Betty Jordan, Brenda Jordan, Patricia Jordan, Linda Mitchell and Angela Jordan; three brothers: Nathaniel, Sr. (Alice), Charlie and Charles Jordan; four sisters: Fannie Times, Elizabeth Davis of Mt. Vernon, NY, Shirley Brown of Atlanta, Ga and Lucille Monroe; sixteen grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, January 16, 2015 in the chapel of Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Piedmont Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service.

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Mrs. Carolyn H. Thompson

Mrs. Carolyn H. Thompson passed away from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem on January 5, 2015, following a brief period of illness.

She was born to the late James Adam Lee Hairston and Josephine Henderson Hairston in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on February 24, 1944 .

She was educated in the public schools of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County and graduated from Atkins High School. She began her early Christian education as a member of Kimberly Park Holiness Church. Mrs. Thompson worked for the Aramark Company and following many years of dedicated service she retired from the company.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Leon Hairston and Willie Irvin Hairston. Survivors include her devoted husband, Arnold Thompson; her sons, Kenneth Hairston and Reginald Hairston; three step-children, Monica Denise Thompson, David Lee Thompson and Kenneth Arnold Thompson; mother-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth T. Thomas; two sisters, Ernestine H. Richardson and Brenda H. (Bishop Lawrence) Tate; two grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; brother-in-law; four sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 10, 2015 in the Clark S. Brown and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will greet friends in the chapel at 11:30 a.m.

Mr. Joseph W. Brim, Sr.

Mr. Joseph W. Brim, Sr. was born in Forsyth County, NC on July 12, 1961 to the late Raleigh and Demetrius Dobson Brim. Joseph graduated from RJ Reynolds High School. Laughter, reading, sketching and playing chess were just a few of his hobbies. If you ever came in contact with Joseph, you found a low key, respectful and non-judgmental personality. His conversation included his belief in Christ, cartoons and his love for his family.

Joseph married his first love, Cheryle S. Crawford and from that union had two sons: Joseph Brim, II and Donnell Brim.

Joseph transitioned into his eternal life on December 27, 2014 at his residence. He was preceded in death were his brothers: Walter and Sandy Brim and his sister, Carolyn Brim.

He leaves to cherish their memories of him: his sons: Joseph and his wife Melody, Donnell and his wife Nicole; their mother, Cheryle S. Crawford; three granddaughters: Imani, May and Alaya; one grandson, Jamari; forever in the hearts of his loving, devoted, friend and brother, David Lee Brim; sister Cathy Ann Brim (Donald) Samuel; aunts: Wilma Dobson, Lillie Mae Vernon and Thelma Ayers; a host of nieces, hephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in the chapel of Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home. The family will greet friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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Mr. Kenneth "Mooney" Wilson

Mr. Kenneth Monroe Wilson “Mooney” was born to the late Henry and Mildred Sims Wilson in Winston-Salem, NC on November 7, 1965. He was a graduate of Parkland High School and gave honorable service to his country in the US Navy during Desert Storm.

Mr. Wilson worked for EG Forrest Produce Company and the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools until declining health limited his ability to work. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He loved teaching and working with children and he was the drummer for numerous churches and choirs.

Mr. Wilson departed this life on Wednesday, December 24, 2014. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Wanda Carlene Bitting, Juanita Glenn and Almetris Denise King. Those family members who survive and will forever cherish loving memories of him include Savier Peoples Wilson, his wife of 22 years; his daughters: Charavina Reader, Deannea (Antonio) Pate, Brittany Reader, LaShai Williams and Jonai Kennedy; sister, Valerie (Harvey) Dees; his brothers: Henry (Alma) Wilson of Phoenix, AL and Fred (Carol) Wilson of the city; his grandmother, Nellie Cooper; mother-in-law, Rosa Y. Peoples-Williams; sisters-in-law, Teresa Young and KaYanna Glenn; brother-in-law, Xavier (Deborah) Peoples of Marion, TN; 16 grandchildren; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; his best friend, Chris Joyner; God fathers, Floyd France and Carnell Leak, many other extended family members and friends.

The family will greet friends beginning at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Friendship Baptist Church, Rev. Lester Boyd is pastor. The funeral service will follow at 12:00 Noon with Rev. J.R. Stowe, eulogist. Interment will be in Salisbury National Cemetery.