Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY


First Name:
Last Name:
Erica P. Copeland 
HENDERSON -- Erica Perry Copeland, 30, of 24 S. Oakwood Land, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at the U.N.C. Hospital in Chapel Hill. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late Joseph Perry Jr. and Helen Greene Perry.  
She was a graduate of Vance Senior High School and an employee of Revco-CVS Distribution.  
She was a member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church where the funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. A.B. Morrison. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are her husband, Glenn Copeland of the home; two daughters, Chytrell and Jazmine of the home; one son, Octavius, of the home; three sisters, Helen Richardson of Hollister, Kimberly Verser of Mary Esther, Fla., Pamela Glover of Virginia Beach, Va.; three brothers, Tony Perry and Terrance Perry, both of Kittrell, Michael Perry of Franklinton; maternal grandmother, Cecelia Greene of Franklinton; and one half-sister, Wanda Jackson of Henderson. 
The family will receive friends at the home.  
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Rhem, Timothy Rhem, Robert Crudup, Larry Crudup, B.B. Perry and George Williams.  
Floralbearers will be her co-workers.  
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services Inc.   
  

Elder James E. Jenkins 

HENDERSON -- Elder James Earnest Jenkins, 80, of 419 Sunrise Ave., died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a native of West Virginia and the son of Charles and Irene Roberson Jenkins.  
He lived in New York for 30 years and retired as a head chef.  
Funeral services with African ritual will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service by Iyalode Asekunle-Coleman.  
The body will be on view for that service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service. 
  

Clarence Plummer 

HENDERSON -- Clarence Plummer, 79, of 23 Frank Bullock Road, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Wright Funeral Home of Henderson by the Rev. A.A. Brown. Burial will be in the Manson Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Copeland and Robin Fuller; four sons, C. Ervin Bullock, Tony Bullock, Kim Bullock, and Terry Bullock; one brother, Frank Bullock Jr. of the home; one brother, William Plummer of Manson; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  
The family received visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wright Funeral Home of Henderson. 
  

Charles R. Prince Sr.  

WARRENTON -- Charles Russell Prince Sr., 78, of 120 Ridgecrest Drive, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at Community Memorial Healthcenter. He was a native of Brownsville, Md., and the son of the late Charles Brown Prince and Mattie Hicks Prince.  
He was a member of Macon United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Macon United Methodist Church by the Revs. Carol Groves, Judy Westmon and Rob Evans. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Macon.  
Surviving are his wife, Peggy Loyd Prince of the home; one son, Charles “Chuck” Prince of Macon; one brother, Bernard Hicks Prince of Suffolk, Va.; and one grandchild.  
Pallbearers will be Terry Loyd, C.S. Sipes, Mike Sipes, Davis Myrick, Billy Britt, Steve Mitche, Steve Soppa and Scott McClees.  
Memorials may be made to the Macon United Methodist Church.  
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton.
  

Codell S. Royster 

OXFORD -- Codell S. Royster, 74, of 8649 Robert Morgan Road, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2000, at the Granville Medical Center. She was a Granville County native and the daughter of the late Jim and Cora Overby Strong.  
She was a member of the New Johnathan Creek Baptist Church where she served on the Pastor’s Aide Club, Usher Board, Senior Choir and the Missionary Circle.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the New Johnathan Creek Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Robert E. Page. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Betts and Son Funeral Home Inc.
 

Clyde R. Clayton 

CREEDMOOR -- Clyde Ray Clayton, 84, of 204 Fleming St., died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at Meadowlands in Hillsborough. She was a Wake County native, the daughter of the late Samuel B. and Lucy Peed Ray and the widow of Thomas Clayton.                       
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Creedmoor and was a retired bookkeeper.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Rev. Don Brown. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens.  
Surviving are a daughter, Ann Clayton Dickerson of Creedmoor; three sisters, Frances R. Edgerton and Evelyn R. Smith, both of Greensboro, Dorothy R. Carden of Durham; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.                                                                                                                                                
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church in Creedmoor Building Fund, P.O. Box 38, Creedmoor, N.C. 27522 or to Triangle Hospice, 1001 Corporate Drive, Hillsborough, N.C. 27278.  
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday prior to the funeral at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at 204 Fleming St., in Creedmoor.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Creedmoor.

Lawrence T. Ragland 

HENDERSON -- Lawrence Thomas Ragland, 58, of 431 Owen St., died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a Vance County native and the son of Mable Jones Ragland and Samuel Ragland Sr.  
He was a member of Big Ruin Creek Missionary Baptist Church where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Dr. Clyde B. Walton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving, other than his parents, are his wife, Mamie Williams Ragland of the home; one daughter, Waltrina Davis of Portsmouth, Va.; three sons, Anthony Ragland of New York, Vincent Ragland and Fountaine Ragland, both of Henderson; five sisters, Esther Lumpkins of Camden, N.J., Wanda Parham and Linda Norwood, both of Henderson, Gloria Vaughan of Ridgeway and Bridgett Bailey of Virginia; two brothers, Larry Ragland and Samuel Edward Ragland, both of Henderson; and four grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends at the residence and tonight at the home of Vincent Ragland, 210 Tall Pine Drive.  
The body will be on view at the church one hour before the service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service. 
 

Levonia Alston 
WARRENTON -- Levonia Alston, 59, formerly of Warren County, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at the Vencor Hospital in Greensboro.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spring Green Baptist Church in Warrenton. The Rev. Robert Burnette will officiate. Burial will be in the family’s cemetery.  
Surviving are two sisters, Annie C. Young of Englewood, N.J., and Ethel Townes of Paterson, N.J. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.  
  

Nannie B. Cooke 

HENDERSON -- Nannie Belle Cooke, 87, of 712 John St., died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Britthaven of Henderson. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late Charles and Josephine Cooke.  
She received her education and was a graduate of Henderson Institute. She resided later in New Jersey where she was employed and later retired after 50 years of service from the Newark Steel Plant.  
Surviving is one sister, Josephine C. Atwater of Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Garnes Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in the Blacknall Cemetery.  
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Service Inc.
  

Evelyn Hargrove 

MANSON -- Evelyn Hargrove, 77, of Manson, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Level United Church of Christ in Manson. The Rev. Leon White, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are 10 daughters, Susie H. Terry of Norlina, Ella Kersey of Middleburg, Ethel R. Hargrove and Sarah Godfrey, both of Boston, Mass., Mary P., Bobby Jones and Clementine Smith, all of Maryland, Carrie Yancey of Moncure, Lucille Bullock and Edith Lewis, both of Manson; three sons, Samuel N. Hargrove Jr. of Henderson, William E. Hargrove of Maryland and Odell Hargrove of the home; 31 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Henderson of Baltimore, Md., and Thomas Henderson of Philadelphia, Pa.  
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.
  

Wilmore Henderson Sr. 

KITTRELL -- Wilmore Henderson Sr., 82, of 555 N. Chavis Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at Pine Haven Rest Home.  
He was a retired farmer.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ilong Baptist Church by the Rev. James L. Lawson. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two daughters, Lucy H. Jones of Springfield, Mass., and Geneva Brown of Warfield, Va.; two sons, Wilmore Henderson Jr. of Oxford and Tony Henderson of Durham; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral Home. 
  

Ernest L. Howard  

WARRENTON -- Ernest Lee Howard, 35, of Warrenton, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at the U.N.C. Hospital in Chapel Hill.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Roanoke Chapel United Church of Christ in Palmer Springs, Va. The Rev. McCrae, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Gayle Newsome-Howard of the home; one daughter, Shantia Howard of Warrenton; one son, Ernest L. Howard Jr. of Warrenton; his mother, Carolyn G. Williams of Warrenton; his father, Eroy Green of Palmer Springs, Va.; two sisters, Angela G. Johnson and Carolyn Green, both of Warrenton; one brother, Eroy Green Jr. of Warrenton; and his maternal grandfather, Eddie Lee Howard of Wise. 
The body will be on view today at Boyd’s Funeral Services in Warrenton until taken to the church one hour prior to the services.  
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton. 
  

Lenora J. Oxner 

MANSON -- Lenora J. Oxner, 64, of Manson, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at the Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Burchette Chapel United Church of Christ in Manson. :The Rev. Charlie Leath, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are one daughter, Helen J. Burchette of Manson; one son, Dennis Johnson of the home; seven granddaughters; two grandsons; three sisters, Mamie Kersey of Henderson, Emma Valentine of Newark, N.J., Mary Seward of Manson; and one brother, Edward Johnson of Richmond, Va. 
The family will receive friends at the home of Dennis Johnson on the Burchette Chapel Road in Manson.  
The body will be on view today at the Boyd’s Funeral Services Chapel until taken to the church one hour prior to the services.  
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton. 
  

Linda P. Rogers 

OXFORD -- Linda Pettiford Rogers, 46, of 4017 Dooster St., died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at Granville Medical Center.  
She was an employee of Carolina Power & Light Co. 
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Dr. Ezekial K. Best III. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park.  
Surviving are her husband, Chester L. Rogers; one daughter, Tamara Renee Rogers of Raleigh; one son, Chester L. Rogers Jr. of the home; one sister, Sandra Joy Pettiford of Oxford; two brothers, George Marshall Pettiford of Savannah, Ga., and Larry Pettiford of Henderson.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Wright Funeral Home. 
 

 Bessie Alexander 
WISE -- Bessie Alexander, 75, of Wise, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Locust Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. James Johnson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are her husband, Milo Alexander of the home; seven daughters, Mildred Talley of Richmond, Va., Theo Williams and Annette Alexander, both of Wise, Ronnie Lee of Seaboard, Dianne Alexander and Trueilla Montgomery of Bronx, N.Y., and Carolyn Evans of Queens, N.Y.; six sons, Milo Alexander Jr. of Bronx, N.Y., James Alexander and Donnie Alexander, both of Virginia, Bobby Alexander of Wise, Leo Alexander and Leon Alexander, both of Raleigh; 34 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.  
  

Dr. L.S. Daniel  

OXFORD -- Dr. L.S. Daniel, 84, of 124 Pine Cone Drive, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, in Oxford Manor. He was a Granville County native and the son of the late Louie R. and Annie Critcher Daniel.  
He attended Wake Forest College and University of Maryland, practiced medicine for 40 years, was a former Granville County commissioner, served on the Granville County School Board for 28 years, was on the Board of Trustees at Granville Medical Center and served as chief of staff, was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and a captain in the U.S. Army in World War II.  
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Patrick Cox.  
Surviving are his wife, Ruth M. Daniel of the home; three sons, L. Sam Daniel Jr. and Bruce Daniel, both of Oxford, and William Daniel of Greensboro; and two grandchildren.  
The family requests the omission of flowers and memorials to a charity of your choice.  
The family will receive friends at the home, 124 Pine Cone Drive.  
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home.  

Leola Drayton 

HENDERSON -- Leola Drayton, 74, of 186 Big Buck Road, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. She was a native of Estel, S.C., and the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Solomon Drayton.  
She was a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday by the Revs. Rosa Paschall and James Johnson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are two children, Valencia Marrow of the home and Randolph Drayton of Durham; one sister, Rosana Talley of Henderson; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  
The family will receive friends at the home.  
Pallbearers and floralbearers will be friends of the family.  
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services Inc. 
  

Thomas Durham  

HENDERSON -- Thomas Durham, 67, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, in Guardian Care Nursing Care. He was a Vance County native and the son of the late Mary Durham Bullock.  
He lived in the Townsville community and was a farmer and construction worker for many years.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Big Ruin Creek Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Dr. Clyde B. Walton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Rebecca T. Durham of Henderson; three daughters, Glennie Durham, Dithers Durham, Gloria Crute, all of Henderson; four sons, David Durham, Larry Durham, Jerry Durham, and Richard Durham, all of Henderson; one brother, Jessie Durham of Henderson; six sisters, Carolyn Williams of New Jersey, Thelma Evans, Margaret Gregory, Beatrice Eaton, Florence Williams, Eliza Jones, all of Henderson; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  
The family will be at the residence  of Dithere Durham, 830 Dick Faines Road in the Williamsboro community.  
The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service. 
  

William H. Hester 

WAKE FOREST -- William Howard Hester, age 79, a resident of Carolina House Of Wake Forest, and a former resident of Creedmoor, died Friday morning at Carolina House. 
He was a native of Vance County and was the son of the late Furney Green Hester, Sr. and Maggie Griffis Hester.  He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Army, and was retired from Murdock Center in Butner where he was a Nurse’s Assistant. 
A graveside service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Flat Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Pam Gilliam. 
He is survived by one sister, Blanche H. Edwards, of Henderson; two brothers, Furney G. Hester, Jr. of Henderson and Peter D. Hester of Raleigh. 
The family will receive friends immediately following the service. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Flat RockUnited Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Peggy Wyche, 1895 Satterwhite Point Road, Henderson, N.C. 27536. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Mabel H. Houser 

HENDERSON -- Mabel Hoyle Houser, 93, formerly of Henderson and Washington, D.C., died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, in North Carolina Special Care Center in Wilson. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Nellie Milne Hoyle. She was the widow of Walter Houser.  
She was trained in sign language and enjoyed ministering to the hearing-impaired. She was a homemaker, and was a member of Carey Baptist Church.  
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Carey Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Jay Jarrell.  
Surviving are three sisters, Gladys H. Duncan of Australia, Alice H. Edwards of Henderson and Ruth H. Hobgood of Smithfield.  
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, c/o Carey Baptist Church, 1295 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson, N.C. 27536.  
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home. 
  

Mattie Lemay 

HENDERSON -- Mattie Belle Edwards Lemay, 73, of 2634 Raleigh Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late Howard and Bulah Wortham Edwards.  
At an early age, she joined Welcome Chapel Baptist Church where she served as secretary of the Sunday school for many years, a member of the Senior Choir, Usher Board and Missionary Circle.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Red Bud Baptist Church by the Rev. Saint J. Silver, assisted by the Rev. John E. Hall,  pastor.  
Surviving are two daughters, Vivian LeMay Bullock and Brenda LeVern LeMay, both of Henderson; two brothers, CW5 Chief Warren Officer Alexander LeMay of Junction City, Kansas, Anthony LeMay of Oxford; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  
The family will recieve friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Welcome Chapel Baptist Church and other times at the residence, 2634 Raleigh Road.  
The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service.  
Arrangements are by Mary Davis-Royster Funeral Service.  

Clarence Rose 

WARRENTON -- Clarence Rose, 60, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at the UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Baptist Church. The Rev. Moore H. Bynum will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Clementine Rose of the home; two daughters, LaWanda Hicks of Durham and Sharon D. Henderson of Drewry; three sons, Antonious D. Rose Sr., Dervin D. Rose Sr., and Calvin L. Rose, all of Warrenton; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one sister, Dorothy Pitchford of Warrenton. 
The body will be on view today at the Boyd’s Funeral Services until taken to the church one hour prior to the services.  
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.  
  

Maxine W. Taylor 

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Maxine Waters Taylor, 69, of 3215 Hwy. 55 East, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000, at Sun Bridge Rehabilitation Center, Mount Olive. She was a Duplin County native and the daughter of the late B.P. and Mary Louise Stroud Waters. She was the widow of Raeford Taylor.  
She was a devoted member of Seven Springs Baptist Church.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Seven Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Ashley Summerlin officiating. Burial will follow in Daly’s Chapel Cemetery, Liddell.  
Surviving are two sons, Max Alvin Waters and Dudley Ray Cole of Albertson; two daughters, Mary Nadine Paul of Rocky Mount and Patricia Ann Padgett of Henderson; two sisters, Mary Louise Stroud of Kinston and Mildred Banks of New Bern; one brother, John K. Waters of Pollocksville; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  
Memorials may be made to Seven Springs Baptist Church, P.O. Box 55, Seven Springs, N.C. 28578.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Rouse Funeral Home and other times at the home of Dudley Cole, 886 Woodland Church Road, Albertson.  
Arrangements are by Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.

Lucy Currie 
NORLINA -- Lucy Anne Williams Currie, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at her home in Norlina. She was the daughter of Robert and Lena White Williams and the widow of the Rev. Tom Currie.  
She was a bookkeeper for General Box Co., and a member of Inez Baptist Church.  
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Inez Baptist Church by the Rev. Mac Hutton. Burial will follow in Warren Dale Cemetery in Norlina. 
Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton and other times at the home, 408 Division St. in Norlina. 
Surviving are three sons, Tom Currie of Weaverville, Bob Currie of Raleigh and George Currie of Wilson; three daughters, Gayle Lauten of Kearnersville, Pam Grissom of Henderson and Susan Winstead of Wilmington; and eight grandchildren. 
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home.  
  

Zelma B. Jackson 

HENDERSON -- Zelma Breedlove Jackson, 101, of 429 Dabney Drive, Henderson, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, at Maria Parham Hospital. She was a Vance County native and the daughter of the late William Claudius and Rodella Hall Breedlove. She was the widow of Luther Albert Jackson Sr.  
She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Methodist Church.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Flowers Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Joe Jones. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  
Surviving are three daughters, Alice J. Tucker and Jane J. Parrott, both ofHenderson, and Josephine J. Rowland of Kittrell; a son, Luther A. “L.A.” Jackson Jr., of Henderson; four sisters, Lucille B. Floyd and Beth B. Vaughan, both of Henderson, Mary Louise Cash of Oxford, and Naomi B. Clayton of Kittrell; a brother, Douglas Breedlove of Oxford; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.  
The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home, 429 Dabney Drive.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Harold Tucker Jr., David Tucker, Dean Parrot, Robert Rowland, Albert Rowland, Joe Rowland, Shields Tucker, Ben Knott, Steve Tharrington, Scott Brame, and Michael Worden, all grandsons and great-grandsons.  
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.  
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home. 
  

Sarah L. Moorefield 

HENDERSON -- Sarah Leonard Moorefield, age 76, a resident of 1210 Hargrove Street, died Saturday morning at Maria Parham Hospital. 
She was a native of Wake County and was the daughter of the late John Lewis and Mary Crowder Leonard, and the widow of James E. Moorefield.  She was retired from Harriett & Henderson Yarns, and was a Charter Member of the South Henderson Church Of God where she was a former Sunday School Teacher.  She also sang with the former Radio Prayer Group on the local Radio Station. 
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the South Henderson Church Of God by the Rev. Gary Harper and the Rev. Aaron Leonard.  Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens. 
She is survived by one daughter, Crystal M. Frigoletti, of Henderson; one brother, Raymond Leonard, of Henderson; three grandchildren and one great grandchild. 
Serving as active pallbearers will be C.W. West, Rodney Inscoe, James Nelson Roberson, Harvey Harris, Jr., Frank Leonard, Ernest Vaughan, Jamie Lassiter, Robert Moorefield, Sr., Robert Moorefield, Jr., and Bill Weaver. 
The family will receive friends Sunday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the J.M. White Funeral Home.  At other times they will be at the home of Ronald Roberts, 124 Edgewood Drive, Henderson. 
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the South Henderson Church Of God, 125 J. P. Taylor Road, Henderson, N.C.  27536.  
Arrangements will be handled by the J.M. White Funeral Home. 
  

Virginia Coghill Richardson 

HENDERSON -- Virginia Coghill Richardson, age 79, a resident of 12004 N.C. Highway 39 North, died Saturday morning in a local nursing home.  
She was a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Charles Fredrick Coghill, Sr. and Nannie Belle Twisdale Coghill.  She was the widow of Kenneth Howard Richardson, and a member of the Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Townsville. 
A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Tabernacle United Mehtodist Church Cemetery in Townsville by the Rev. Joyce Day and Chaplain Ann Ritter.   
She is survived by one daughter, Joan “J.B.” Moody of Henderson; one son, Fredrick Howard Richardson, of Townsville; one brother, Charles Fredrick “Fred” Coghill, Jr., of Henderson; one sister, Doris C. Matthews, of Townsville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends at the home of Charles and J. B. Moody at 708 Moody Road, Henderson. 
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to: Friends of Hospice; P.O. Box 2596; Henderson, N.C., 27536. 
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home.


Search this massive database of obituaries, cemeteries, and death records:

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY