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William Krom

May 28, 2069 - May 28, 2069

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High Falls, NY

Obituary William Krom, of High Falls, NY passed away peacefully at home on his 69th birthday. William was born in Kingston, NY on May 11, 1951; he was the son of the late Donald R. and Marion (Moyle) Krom. William having been born blind was educated at the Blind School in New York City all the way through High School. Later in life William met Edger Roberts, a master pianist trained at Juilliard School of Music. With his excellent ear, William began learning how to play the piano. At times Edger...Read More

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M. Richard (Dick) Davenport

Oct 09, 1931 - Jan 10, 2024

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High Falls, NY

M. Richard (Dick) Davenport of High Falls, passed away on January 10, 2024, with family nearby. Dick was born in Kingston NY on October 9, 1931, to Gertrude Woolsey Davenport and Maurice Davenport. He was a 1946 graduate of the High Falls Grade School, graduating in the top four of his class of four. He graduated from Kingston High School in 1950 and Middlebury College in Vermont in 1954 where he played varsity football and golf. Dick married his high school sweetheart Betty Flint on June 19, 1954, at the Fair Street Reformed Church and immediately began his U.S Army military service in Straubling, West Germany with the Fifth Armored, Victory Division. He returned to Marbletown in 1957 and joined his father and uncle at Walter Davenport & Sons (later Heritagenergy Inc.) in High Falls at the "feed mill" and office where he served as President for many years. Dick was always active in the community, gratefully assisting the High Falls Fire Company as a Life Member, active in Scouting, especially Troop 16, and teaching Sunday school and serving on the consistory at the Marbletown Reformed Church. He and Betty and the family especially enjoyed golfing at Wiltwyck and Stone Dock, hiking the Catskills and the Gunks, skiing at Highmount, and multi-generational trips to Ocean City NJ. In addition to his wife of 69 years Dick leaves behind four children; Jim (Nancy), Sue (Steve) Powers, Betsy (Nick) Rama, and David (Sherri); his grandchildren, Kate Collingbourne, Jay Davenport, Willis Davenport, Jennifer Powers, Jim Powers, Steven Powers, Jessica Powers, Tedd Rama, Emily Rama, Kasey Harrison and Lauren Davenport; and eight great grandchildren living in Hendersonville TN, Averill Park, Miller Place, and Middletown NY. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother Ronald Tedd Davenport, sister and brother-in-law Patricia Hall and John P. Hall Sr., and nephews Harry D. Hall and Rich Hall. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Marbletown Reformed Church, 3750 Main St., Stone Ridge NY 12484. A memorial service will take place at the Church on Saturday February 3, 2024. Visitation will begin at 12 noon with the service at 1:00 pm. Private interment will follow at Benton Bar Cemetery.

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Marian Hirsch

Dec 11, 1929 - Dec 11, 2023

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High Falls, NY

Marian Elizabeth Hirsch, age 94 of High Falls, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2023. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Marian was born Thursday, July 13, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. Marian loved the Lord and enjoyed going to church and listening to Southern Gospel Music. She loved dolls and enjoyed collecting them and had an extensive collection. She always took good care of her husband and family. She adored children and her greatest joy in life was to babysit and visit her great grandchildren. She always enjoyed painting their fingernails and toenails when she would go to visit and playing with her grandbabies. Her proudest accomplishments were her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, which she taught to love the Lord. She was a giver and would go out of her way to help someone who needed her. Her desire was to be remembered as someone who was always there when she was needed to help in any way possible. Marian is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, LaVern Hirsch; her son, Richard Lyle (Melba), daughter, Kathy Lyle, daughter, Deann Oliver (Kimble), son, Thomas Hirsch (Hope), daughter, Rhonda LaTourette (Mike), and Daughter-in-Law, Diane Lyle. She is also survived by her greatest joys in life, her grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sons, Michael Lyle and Brian Hirsch, daughter, Norma Jean Lyle, her parents, Norman and Lillie Mae Herron, brother, N. A. Herron, Sister Doris Mason, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be held on December 15th at Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a. m. with the service to be held at 12:00 p. m. with Dr. Benny Tate and Rev. John Moody will be officiating. Interment will be at 2:30 P. M. at Fairview Memorial Gardens, 164 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Georgia 30281. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at . Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home, 212 E. College Street, Jackson, GA, is serving the Hirsch family.

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Jimmy Snelling

Dec 25, 1957 - Dec 08, 2023

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High Falls, NY

Jimmy Dale Snelling, 65, of High Falls, passed away on December 8, 2023 at his home. Plans are incomplete and will be published as soon as they are available.

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Jane Williams

Aug 28, 1946 - Oct 03, 2023

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High Falls, NY

Jane R. Williams, 77, of High Falls, NY, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at HealthAlliance Hospital in Kingston, NY. She was born on August 28, 1946 in Jamaica, Queens, NY, daughter of the late Raymond and Miriam (Koch) Meehan. In addition to her parents, Jane is preceded in death by her loving husband of over 40 years Franklyn Williams, her sister Virginia Gratis and her brother in law Edward Gratis. Jane is survived by her son, Franklyn C. Williams, Jr. of High Falls, her brother in law, Donald Williams and his wife Nancy of High Falls, her nieces and nephews, David Williams of Kingston, Melissa Campbell and her husband Matt of High Falls, EJ Gratis and his wife Tina of Kerhonkson, Megan Owens and her husband David of Kentucky, and her great nieces and nephews, Fayline, Brianna, Courtney, Jason, Jordan, Matthew, Nickalos, Kaitlynn, Jamie, and Skylar Jane. She also leaves behind her beloved dogs and cockatiel. Jane worked for Rondout Valley Central School District for over 35 years. Jane was an active member of the Community Church of High Falls where she was known for cooking during church events, volunteering at church functions including Christmas bazaars and teaching Sunday School. She loved crocheting, sewing, yard sales, camping (especially Candy Hill Campground in Winchester, VA), camp fires, Disney cruises, Red Hots, and Spice Drops. She often left her friends and family voicemails which made them laugh. Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 from 4pm to 6pm with the funeral service taking place at 6pm. A tribute for Jane can be found at www. KeyserFuneralService. com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family. For those who wish, contributions in Jane’s memory may be made to Community Church of High Falls, 4 Firehouse Road, High Falls, NY 12440.

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Lois Purvis

Feb 09, 1936 - Jun 04, 2023

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High Falls, NY

Lois Brewer Purvis, 87, of High Falls, died Sunday, June 4, 2023 at her residence. Funeral Services, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Robbins. Officiating, Rev. Vic Hill, Rev. Sam Grist. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Lois Jean was a native and lifelong resident of Moore County and a graduate of High Falls School. She helped establish Mid-State Furniture in the early 1960's, which became a fixture of the High Falls community. In 1987 she single handedly opened her own furniture store in Carthage, as Mid-State Furniture of Carthage. Lois Jean worked tirelessly six days a week until her health required her to rest on Saturdays. She continued to work until her death. She loved her customers and many became lifelong friends throughout the years. Lois Jean was a faithful member of Pleasant Hill UMC for seven decades, having served in numerous committee positions. She was most proud of the annual chicken stew dinners. Lois Jean was an avid Duke fan, even though her two oldest grandchildren were graduates of the "other" blue university. Affectionately known as "Nana" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she took great joy in spoiling them with lavish clubhouses and her famous BBQ chicken and biscuits. She loved a warm fire, spending time with family and friends as well as helping others in need. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Elsie Barker Brewer; son, Michael G. Purvis; brothers, Pete Brewer, Marvin Brewer, and Raymond Brewer; sisters, Ada Mae Hicks and Phyllis Ritter. Survivors: daughter, Jackie P. Craven and husband, Bill of Ramseur, son, Kevin B. Purvis and wife, Terri of Bear Creek, daughter-in-law, Merle Purvis of Shallote; sisters, Virginia Seawell of Carthage, Pauline Garner of Lexington and sister-in-law, Joy Brewer of Bennett , grandchildren, Meredith Duell, Josh Purvis, Rachel Stanley, Brad Craven, Michelle Kirchenbaum, Megan Purvis, Graham Purvis, twelve great-grandchildren, special niece, Anne Dunlap and numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Lawanda Tanner of First Health Hospice. Visitation, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur. Condolences may be made online at www. loflinfuneralservice. com. Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 1535 North Moore Rd. , Robbins, NC 27325. To to the family, please

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Alan Sessoms

Sep 27, 1956 - Sep 23, 2022

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High Falls, NY

Alan Dale "Charlie" Sessoms, 65, of High Falls, died Friday, September 23, 2022 at his residence. A celebration of his homegoing will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett. This would have been his 66th birthday. Officiating, Dr. Neal Jackson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Alan was a native of New Hanover County and a longtime resident of Moore County. He was a 1995 graduate of Gardner Webb College with Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Alan started his law enforcement career at Candor Police Department. He retired as Captain with the Robbins Police Department and had served 30 years in law enforcement with the Town of Robbins. Alan was a volunteer fire fighter on High Falls Fire Department and taught BLET at Moore, Montgomery & Randolph Community College. He lived a life of service. Alan served others at the church as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, security team leader and in numerous other ways. He was also a licensed foster parent and enjoyed providing respite care. Alan was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Dorothy Tillman Sessoms, sisters, Patricia Sessoms and Dorothy Craven. Survivors: wife, Rhonda Hussey Sessoms, of the home, daughter, Morgan Gordon and husband, Jeremy, of Erect, son, Ethan Sessoms, of the home, sister, Barbara Seawell, of Carthage, brothers, Robert Sessoms and wife, Connie, of Ramseur, Ricky Sessoms and wife, Shelia, of Coleridge, James Sessoms and wife, Rhonda, of Haw River, brother-in-law, Henry Craven, of High Falls. Known as "Paw Paw" to his beloved grandchildren: Nathanael Gordon, Samuel Gordon, Maelee Gordon. The family wants to express a special thank-you to the caregivers of Davita Dialysis in Carthage, specifically Ross and First Health Hospice caregivers, Janice and Kizzie. Visitation, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, Beulah Baptist Church, Bennett and other times at the residence. Condolences may be made online at www. loflinfuneralservice. com. Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund, or Grace Haven Children's Home, 8454 Howard Mill Rd. , Bennett, NC 27208. While he was unable to serve as an organ donor he was an advocate and supporter of this act of service. The family would like to encourage others to consider giving the gift of life through organ donation. To to the family, please

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Barbara Becker

Sep 07, 1935 - Feb 16, 2022

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High Falls, NY

Barbara Becker, 86, of High Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Health Alliance Hospital - Broadway Campus in Kingston, NY. She was born on September 7, 1935, in Freeport, NY and was the daughter of the late Albert and Virginia Hendrickson of Merrick, NY. Barbara graduated from Wellington C. Mepham High School in Bellmore, NY and was married on May 6, 1956 to Robert John Becker. In 1976, Barbara and her family moved from West Islip on Long Island to her dream home in High Falls, NY. After moving, Barbara took a position at Mohonk Mountain House selling antiques in the Gazebo Shop. She was eventually promoted to the Gift Shop Manager and held the position until she retired. Barbara was passionate about everything in life, but her real passion was collecting antiques and furnishing her Dutch colonial stone house. During her entire life she always loved cats, and continuously had a feline from when she was 5 years old. Her latest surviving cat is Coco, a Tortie Tonkinese. Her family will always remember her baking skills and the best damn chocolate, chocolate chip cake ever made. She is survived by her children, Robert Becker, Richard Becker, Karyn Countryman , Jon Becker and daughter-in-law, Donna Becker. Barbara had 9 Grandchildren, Christina, Alexis, Robbie, Justin, Jared, Lauren, Nicole, Erin and Mandi. She also had many great grandchildren and loving nieces and nephews. Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc. , 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Saturday, February 26th, 2022 from 11am to 2pm. A tribute for Barbara may be found at , where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family. For those who wish, contributions in Barbara's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Thomas Purvis

Died : Mar 15, 2021

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High Falls, NY

ObituaryThomas "Tom" Wesley Purvis, 85, of High Falls, died Monday, March 15, 2021 at his residence.A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.Tom was a native of Moore County, a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. He was formerly employed with High Falls Oil Company and enjoyed sports and hunting. Tom always looked forward to his pheasant hunting trip in South Dakota, and was an avid NASCAR fan where he enjoyed pulling for Kyle Busch. He was preceded in death by his parents, Graham and Lillie Kidd Purvis, sister, Maggie Mashburn, and brother, Harrison "Bud" Purvis.Survivors: wife, Doris Phillips Purvis, of the home, brother, Jack Purvis and wife, Raye, of Shallotte, step-son, James Robert Moon, of High Falls, and grandson, Austin Moon, of High Falls.Condolences may be made online at www.loflinfuneralservice.com.Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd., Pinehurst, NC 28374. To send flowers to Thomas "Tom" Wesley Purvis' family, please visit our floral store.

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William Krom

Jun 21, 2069 - Jun 21, 2069

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High Falls, NY

ObituaryWilliam Krom, of High Falls, NY passed away peacefully at home on his 69th birthday. William was born in Kingston, NY on May 11, 1951; he was the son of the late Donald R. and Marion (Moyle) Krom. William having been born blind was educated at the Blind School in New York City all the way through High School. Later in life William met Edger Roberts, a master pianist trained at Juilliard School of Music. With his excellent ear, William began learning how to play the piano. At times Edger allowed William to place his hands on top of his to feel how the music flowed while listening to every sound in the chords and melody. After a awhile William was able to listen to a piece of music and simply figure it out Suzuki style. The idea Mr. Suzuki got from the way most people learn to speak - hear the word, then repeat it. Then learn how it is written later on. With many songs both classical and popular William shared his talent playing concerts for Golden Hill Health Care for years. He also worked for Mountain View Manor and the Culinary Place, all in the local area of Ulster County. Even across country in Salt Lake City, Utah William entertained at the Highland Care Center where the people would applause for minutes on end. William always loved to bring memories to his fans that would stimulate the brain as well as uplift the elderly. The motto: Mr. William Kromconcert pianistPerforming Today at 7:00 PMIt's a Beautiful Day - William sees it through"MUSIC"God blessed us through William's love, kindness and talent for music! William is survived by his nephews, Jason Krom and his son Carson, Patrick Krom and Joseph Krom. In addition to his parents, William was predeceased by his brothers, Steven J. Krom and Ransom Krom. Cremation was held privately. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William Krom, please visit our floral store.

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William Krom

May 28, 2069 - May 28, 2069

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High Falls, NY

Obituary William Krom, of High Falls, NY passed away peacefully at home on his 69th birthday. William was born in Kingston, NY on May 11, 1951; he was the son of the late Donald R. and Marion (Moyle) Krom. William having been born blind was educated at the Blind School in New York City all the way through High School. Later in life William met Edger Roberts, a master pianist trained at Juilliard School of Music. With his excellent ear, William began learning how to play the piano. At times Edger allowed William to place his hands on top of his to feel how the music flowed while listening to every sound in the chords and melody. After a awhile William was able to listen to a piece of music and simply figure it out Suzuki style. The idea Mr. Suzuki got from the way most people learn to speak - hear the word, then repeat it. Then learn how it is written later on. With many songs both classical and popular William shared his talent playing concerts for Golden Hill Health Care for years. He also worked for Mountain View Manor and the Culinary Place, all in the local area of Ulster County. Even across country in Salt Lake City, Utah William entertained at the Highland Care Center where the people would applause for minutes on end. William always loved to bring memories to his fans that would stimulate the brain as well as uplift the elderly. The motto: Mr. William Krom concert pianist Performing Today at 7:00 PM It's a Beautiful Day - William sees it through "MUSIC" God blessed us through William's love, kindness and talent for music! William is survived by his nephews, Jason Krom and his son Carson, Patrick Krom and Joseph Krom. In addition to his parents, William was predeceased by his brothers, Steven J. Krom and Ransom Krom. Cremation was held privately. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William Krom, please visit our floral store.

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