Miscellaneous Henderson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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Tristan B. Campbell 

HENDERSON -- Tristan Blake Campbell, 20, of Henderson, N.C., died Friday, April 6, 2001, in Duke University Medical Center in Durham.  
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he is the son of Robert Blake Campbell and Janice Marie Reece Campbell, of 170 Hunter’s Ridge, Henderson.  
Tristan was a student at Vance Granville Community College. He was a member of Freedom Life Church of God.  
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, at 2 p.m., at Freedom Life Church of God, conducted by the Rev. Jeff Prewer. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.  
Surviving, in addition to his parents, are a sister, Megan Campbell, of the home; his paternal grandmother, June Blake Campbell, of Cincinnati, Ohio; four aunts, Francine Falls, Tara Koger, Jan Carmicino, and Shawn Weist, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; and six uncles, Ray Reece, and Greg Reece, both of Washington, N.C., Jim Reece, of Phoenix, Arizona, Rick Reece, of Seattle, Washington, Terry Reece, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and John Reece, of Chicago, Illinois.  
The family will receive friends Monday, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Nicholas Stainback, Robby Drinnen, Kevin Donathan, Chad Yeager, Ryan Yeager, John Reece, Andy Johns, and Phillip Meador. The Young Adult and Parents Brain Tumor Support Group will serve as honorary pallbearers.  
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Duke Pediatric Brain Tumor Center, Box 3624, Durham, N.C. 27710.  
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  

Eric Goodyear Flannagan Jr. 

HENDERSON -- Eric Goodyear Flannagan, Jr. age  84, a resident of 320 Granite St., died Saturday at his home. 
He was a native of Covington, Va., and was the son of the late Eric Goodyear and Beryl Morris Flannagan, Sr. He was a partner in the Architectural Firm of Eric G. Flannagan & Sons. 
He attended the University of North Carolina, was a graduate of  North Carolina State University  School of Architecture  and  was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania  with a degree in the fine arts. He practiced architecture the past 40 years and there are examples of his work  throughout the state of North Carolina. 
He was a former member of the Henderson Rotary Club, for 50 years. Mr. Flannagan was a lifelong member of the Church of the Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, where he was a former vestryman and longtime member of the choir.        
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Church of the Holy Innocents by the Rev. Daniel Barker. Entombment will be in the Memorial Garden at the church. 
He is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Rose Cronin Flannagan; two daughters, Kathleen F. Brooks and husband Stephen  of High Point, N.C., and Christine F. Wade of Morehead City, N.C.; one sister, Effie F. Baskervill of Kilmarnock, Va.; one brother, Stephen G. Flannagan of Henderson, N.C.; two grandchildren Eric P. Brooks and wife Karman, and Stephanie M. Brooks; and  one great-grandchild, McKenna Brooks all of High Point, N.C. 
The family will receive friends at the home. 
Memorials may be made to the H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library, 133 Rose Ave. Henderson, NC 27536, or to the Church of the Holy Innocents Church or Memorial Gardens Fund, 210 S. Chestnut Street, Henderson, NC 27536 
J. M. White Funeral Home is in charge of services.  

Pauline F. Morris 

BUTNER -- Pauline Freeman Morris, 92, of 311-15th St., died Friday, April 6, 2001, at Durham Regional Hospital. She was a Granville County native and the daughter of the late Evan and Ethel Currin Freeman. She was the widow of Charlie A. Morris.  
She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in Butner and was retired from Murdoch Center.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Rev. John Yount. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens.  
Surviving are daughter, Julia M. Smith of Butner; a son, Charlie A. Morris Jr. of Goldsboro; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Creedmoor.  
  

George W. Vaughan  

WARREN COUNTY -- George W. Vaughan, 70, formerly of Warren County, died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Johnston Willis Hospital in Richmond, Va.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Whites Grove Christian Church in Norlina. The Rev. John Pugh, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  
Surviving are one sister, Louise V. Durham of Norlina; and three brothers, John L. Sr. of Richmond, Va., Theodore Jr. of Norlina and Robert E. Vaughan. 
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.
 

Harold L. Cushenberry  

HENDERSON -- Harold L. Cushenberry, 76, of 1304 W. Andrews Ave., died Sunday, April 8, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital. He was a native Grindstone, Pa.  
He was a retired principal with the Vance County school system and a columnist with the Henderson Daily Dispatch. He was a graduate of Fayetteville State Teachers College and the University of Pittsburgh. He did further study at the University of West Virginia. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Kesler Temple A.M.E. Zion Church by the Rev. Nathaniel Mitchell. Burial will be in Sunset Garden. 
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy M. Cushenberry; one son, Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. of Washington, D.C.; one brother, James Cushenberry of Grindstone, Pa.; and two grandchildren.  
The family will receive visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wright Funeral Home in Henderson.  
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Henderson. 
  

Everett L. Gupton 

HENDERSON -- Everett Lee Gupton, 85, of 333 Tower Road, Henderson, in the Cokesbury Community, died Monday, April 9, 2001, in Maria Parham Hospital.  
A native of Vance County, he was the son of the late Alfred Thomas and Prudence Edwards Gupton.  
Mr. Gupton was a farmer and retired manager of FCX in Warrenton. He was a member of Brown’s Baptist Church and the Aycock Ruritan Club. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  
Funeral services will be held Wednesdsay, at 11 a.m., at Brown’s Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Robert Greene, Jr. and the Rev. Buddy Johnson. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.  
Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Heading Gupton; a daughter, Janice G. Matthews, and husband, Jerry, of Henderson; a son, Curtis Lee Gupton, Sr., and wife, Peggy, of Henderson; a sister, Jessie Mae Coghill, of Henderson; four grandchildren, Curtis Lee Gupton, Jr., and wife, Sonia, Jerry Matthews, Jr., and Leslie P. Matthews, all of Henderson, and Lori M. Garrett, and husband, Jay, of Oxford; and two great-grandchildren, Kayla Morgan Garrett, and Parker Alyse Garrett. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Bett G. Fisher, Margaret G. Edmonds, Eula G. Thompson, and Eleanor G. Johnson; and three brothers, Robert Gupton, Brodie Gupton, and Emmett Gupton.  
The family will receive friends tonight, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of Curtis and Peggy Gupton, 295 Tower Road, Henderson, in the Cokesbury Community.  
Serving as active pallbearers will be Dwayne Gordon, Larry Short, Archie Coghill, Bryant Gill, Marvin Overby, Jr., Ned Lloyd, Donald Gill, Jerry Matthews, Jr., Calvin Seaman, and Pete Vaughan.  
Flowers Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
  

Miriam J.H. Jurich 

MACON -- Miriam Jane Hunt Jurich, died Saturday, April 7, 2001, at her residence in Macon. She was the daughter of the late Walter H. Hunt Sr. and Cathryne Gardner Hunt. She was the widow of Mate S. Jurich.  
She was a member of Macon United Methodist Church and was retired from the A.J. Bayless Grocery Chain where she worked as a clerk.  
Surviving are one brother, Walter Hunt of Hampton, Va., and one sister, Frances Snow Fisher of St. Clair Shore, Mich.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Blaylock Funeral Home by the Rev. Rob Evans. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Macon.  
Family and friends will be meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.  
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of  Warrenton.
  

Helen S. Pitchford  

WARRENTON -- Helen Smiley Pitchford, 75, of Monroe, died Sunday, April 8, 2001, in Dothan, Ala. She was the daughter of the late John Little Smiley and Ethel Joyner Smiley. She was the widow of Donald William Pitchford.  
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and a former employee of Rose’s.  
Surviving is one son, Jack Oliver Frye of Butner.  
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery by the Rev. Steve Edwards.  
Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. today at  Blaylock Funeral Home.  
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton.  

Doris R. Winslow 

OXFORD -- Memorial services for Doris Reed Winslow, who died Sunday, April 1, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Epworth United Methodist Church in Winfall by the Rev. Jim Krepps. Burial will be in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 98, Winfall, N.C. 27985.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Oxford. 
 

David A. Hobbs 
ROXBORO -- David Arnold Hobbs, 81, of 306 Youngs Chapel Church Road died Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at his home after an extended illness. He was a Vance County native and the son of the late Dave Hobbs and Etta Hobbs Tart. He was the widower of Bessie Harris Hobbs.  
He was a retired security guard for Collins & Aikman and was of the Baptist faith.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Theresa Baptist Church by the Revs. Herbert Brown and David Woodhouse. Interment will be in Person Memorial Cemetery.  
Surviving are five daughters, Shelia H. Young, Rita H. Harris, Deborah H. Chambers and Betsy H. Hamlett, all of Roxboro, and Carol H. Vicks of South Boston, Va.; three sisters, Virginia T. Thompson, Mary Ann T. Harris and Patsy T. Fort, all of Henderson; 13 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  
Active pallbearers will be Jason Harris, Scottie Harris, Joey Harris, Chris Brooks, Calvin Powell and Gary Baird.  
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Strickland Funeral Home and other times at the home on Youngs Chapel Church Road.  
Flowers are acceptable, or memorials may be made to Home Health and Hospice of Person County, 325 S. Morgan St., Roxboro, N.C. 27573, or Cure Autism Now, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., No. 715, Los Angeles, Calif. 90036. 
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home, 1314 N. Main St., Roxboro. 
  

James T. Ligon Jr.  

STOVALL -- James T. “Jimmy” Ligon Jr., 52, a former resident of Stovall, died in Ocala, Fla. He was a Granville County native and the son of the late James T. Ligon Sr. and Viola Mae Campbell Ligon.   
He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. 
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Stovall Memorial Cemetery by the Rev. John Yount.  
There are no immediate survivors.  
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home of Oxford.  
  

Lucy M. Parrish 

HENDERSON -- Lucy Morris Parrish, 89, a resident of 729 South Carolina Ave., died Monday, April 9, 2001, in the Senior Citizens Home. She was a native of Franklin County and was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Sarah Gupton Morris. She was the widow of George W. Parrish. 
She was a homemaker and a member of the South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a member of the Women’s Bible Class and the Ladies Auxiliary. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Frank Sossamon. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. 
Surviving are two daughters, Jeannette T. Brame and Betty T. Short, both of Henderson; two sons, Robert M. Tart and James J. Tart, both of Henderson; one brother, James Franklin Morris of Henderson; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 
Pallbearers will be Donald Ray Tart, Milton W. Tart, Ronnie Lassiter, Richard Tharrington,  Jimmy Vick, Patrick Brame and Christopher Brame. 
The family will receive friends today before the service from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Short, 558 Wayview Road, Henderson.  
  

Linville T. Royster 

OXFORD -- Linville T. Royster, 82, formerly of Bullock, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at Granville Medical Center. She was a Granville County native and the daughter of the late George W. and Lottie Hicks Royster.  
She was a member of Bullock Baptist Church.  
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Lemar Wheeler. Burial will follow in the Royster Cemetery in Bullock.  
Surviving are her brother, John Morgan Royster of Oxford, and her sister, Lutie Mae R. Oakley of Richmond, Va. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Royster Cemetery Fund, c/o Martin Lee, P.O. Box 86, Bullock, N.C. 27507.  
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and other times at the home of John Morgan Royster, 109 Saddletree Road.  
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home of Oxford.




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