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Jimmy Clifton Prince: High Point

    On the morning of Feb. 9, at Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, Jimmy Clifton Prince of High Point gave up his diseased earthly body and claimed his pain-free Heavenly body. He was 72.
    Born Aug. 9, 1940 in Loris, he was preceded in death by his parents, Brookie Williams Prince and Clifton Hartwell Prince.   
    He leaves behind his wife of 52 years, Shirley Reaves Prince; two sons, Jeff Prince and his wife Karon, of Lumberton and Martin Scott Prince, of Lexington; grandson, Colin Trent Prince and honorary granddaughter Relynne Wolf, of Atkinson.  He is also survived by a sister, Annie Pearl Brown and a brother, Harold Prince, both of Thomasville.
    Mr. Prince was a member of Green Street Baptist Church in High Point and enjoyed the fellowship and spiritual guidance of the John Riggs Connections Class. He was founder and owner of Prince Industries until his retirement in 2011. Previous employments included Reaves Silver Service, University of Virginia Medical Center Radiology Department, Spencer Parlier Bros. & Thomasville Furniture. Although his interests were many, he especially enjoyed water sports. But, most of all, he enjoyed making people laugh.
    Family Visitation was planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at Cumby Family Funeral Services, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point. 
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Green Street Baptist Church, 303 Rotary Drive, High Point.  Burial will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Thomasville.
    In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Hospice of Davidson County, Hinkle House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington NC 27292 or to a mission fund for the deaf:  Potter/Peyton Mission Fund, c/o Alicia Griffin, NCBCD Treas., 2600-D Pennoak Way, Greensboro NC  27407.
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