|Thurman L. Hargrove Jr.
WARRENTON -- Thurman Lee Hargrove Jr., 34, of Warrenton died Tuesday,
May 1, 2001, at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at United Solid
Rock Faith Ministries. The Rev. Earnest Williams will officiate. Burial
will follow in the Oak Level United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Lori A. Hargrove; one daughter, Demesha Hargrove
of the home; one son, Danille Hargrove of the home; one foster daughter,
Anndreana Hargrove of the home; his mother, Stella Hargrove of Atlantic
City, N.J.; his father, Thurman Hargrove Sr. of Henderson; one sister,
Amy Hargrove of Warrenton; and one brother, John Lee Hargrove of Warrenton.
The body will be on view this morning at Boyd’s Funeral Ser-vices until
taken to the church one hour before the service.
Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services of Warrenton.
Carol V. Mayo
ASHEVILLE -- Carol Vaughan Mayo, 49, of Asheville died Tuesday, May
1, 2001, at the Hospice Solace Center following a brave and courageous
battle with cancer.
Carol was a loving and devoted wife and will be greatly missed by everyone
who knew her. She cared deeply about her family and friends. We will all
miss our angel.
Carol was born in Miami, Fla., on February 2, 1952, and was preceded
in death by her father, Robert L. Vaughan. Carol retired from BellSouth
with 30 years of service, and she was a member of First Baptist Church
Surviving are her loving husband, Joseph D. Mayo III of the home; her
mother and stepfather, Suzanne G. and Edward Norris of Hendersonville;
sisters Linda Hooper and husband Chesley of Pittsburg, Texas, Kathryn Allison
and husband Robert of Etowah, Pamela Starnes and husband Lee of Waynesville;
brothers Robert L. Vaughan and wife Tracey of Lexington, Ky., Donald Norris
and wife Christine of Watkinsville, Ga., and David Norris of Hendersonville;
10 nieces and nephews; one grandniece; and a dear friend for 40 years,
Carol B. Childs.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Patton Avenue
Chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Rev. Gil Coulter will officiate.
Her family will receive friends following the service at the funeral
home, where we can all share loving memories of Carol.
Flowers are accepted and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial
contribution are encouraged to consider Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box
25338, Asheville, N.C. 28813.
The memorial register is available at “Funerals Scheduled” at www.grocefuneral
Elizabeth P. Perry
GREENSBORO -- Elizabeth Plummer Perry, 93, of Greensboro died Friday,
April 27, 2001, at Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro. She was a native
of the Inez community of Warren County and was the widow of Simuel M. Perry.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephen
Baptist Church by the Rev. Julius Debnam. Burial will be in the church
Surviving are one son, Willie S. Perry of Elizabeth, N.J.; five daughters,
Victoria Ratliff of Warrenton, Edna Harrelson of Greensboro, Christine
Jones of Hempstead, N.Y., Hermenia Chunn of Charlotte and Demetris “Dee”
Perry of Chapel Hill; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 11
Viewing will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Harris-Turner & McMillan
Arrangements are by Harris-Turner & McMillan Funeral Home.
Eric A. Ramiez
HENDERSON -- Eric Antonio Ramiez, infant son of Lettica Ramiez, died
Monday, April 30, 2001, at Maria Parham Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. today at E.C. Terrys Funeral
The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m. today at the
funeral home and other times at 518 Hickory St. in Henderson.
Arrangements are by E.C. Terrys Funeral Service.
Mary A.W. Whirley
OXFORD -- Mary Ann Wallace Whirley, 46, of 500 Prospect Ave. died Thursday,
May 3, 2001, at Granville Medical Center. She was a Granville County native
and the daughter of the late John Thomas Wallace.
She was of the Baptist faith and was medically retired.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eakes Funeral
Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Delos Miles. Burial will be in Meadowview
Surviving are a son, Michael W. Jones; a daughter, Mary Lynn Whirley;
her mother, Mary Bell Wallace; and two brothers, Robert L. Wallace and
Tommy L. Wallace, all of Oxford.
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Eakes Funeral Home
in Oxford and other times at 409 Coggeshall St.
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home.
Bertha F. Whitfield
FRANKLINTON -- Bertha Futrelle Whitfield, 86, died Thursday, May 3,
2001, at Rex Hospital. She was the widow of Dr. Richard C. Whitfield.
She was a charter member of the Franklinton Woman’s Club, where she
was serving as president; former member of the Pilot’s Club; retired schoolteacher;
past national president of the Women’s Auxiliary to the American Optometric
Association; volunteer at the North Carolina Art Museum; one of the 100
Outstanding Alumnae of Meredith College, where she graduated in 1936; served
on the Town Board of Franklinton for eight years and was mayor pro tem;
served on the Franklinton School Board; and was a member of Franklinton
United Methodist Church and served on various boards and committees throughout
the years, as well as being a member of the choir.
While residing at Independence Village in Raleigh, she was serving
as a board member for the village and played piano for Sunday school and
church services. She had a local radio news show on WYRN in Louisburg and
was a contributing news correspondent and photographer for The Franklin
Times and The Raleigh Times.
A celebration-of-life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Franklinton United Methodist Church by the Rev. Luis F. Reinoso. Burial
will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Richie Duncan of Dallas and Martha Edelstein
of Raleigh, and two granddaughters.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Sandling
Funeral Home in Franklinton.
Arrangements are by Sandling Funeral Home of Franklinton.
Charleye A. Burruss
WARRENTON -- Charleye Ann “Chuck” Burruss, 67, of Route 3, Warrenton,
died Thursday, May 3, 2001, at Ma-ria Parham Hospital. She was a Mecklenburg
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Blaylock Funeral
Surviving are her husband, Richard “Rick” Burruss; two sons, Richard
A. Burruss III of Henderson and John Charles Burruss of South Hill, Va.;
one daughter, Charleye B. McArthur of Inez; two brothers, Jack Osborne
and Theodore Osborne, both of Athens, Ga.; and nine grandchildren.
The family will be at the residence Sunday.
Arrangements are being handled by Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton.
Robert D. Moss
OXFORD -- Robert Donald Moss, 65, of 1519 Buggs Island Road in Palmer
Springs, Va., died Thursday, May 3, 2001, at his daughter’s home in Oxford.
He was a Warren County native and the son of the late Robert Lee and Mabel
He was a farmer and was owner of R.D. Moss Trucking.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the J.M. White
Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Cam Ford. Burial will follow in Mount Auburn
United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Shir-ley Barnes Moss of Richmond, Va.; three
daughters, Pamela Moss Newhouse of Oxford and Donna Gayle Moss and Jenni-fer
Lynne Moss, both of Rich-mond, Va.; one son, Robert Don-ald Moss Jr. of
Mechanicsville, Va.; and three grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be Gerald Tripp, Bob DeGraff, Mike McCracken,
Bill Robinson, Larry Clark, Tommy Clark, Roy Newhouse and Bill Edwards.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the J.M.
White Funeral Home. At other times, they will be at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Newhouse, 5222 Beechwood Hill, Oxford, in the Tabbs Creek community.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the family.
Arrangements are by the J.M. White Funeral Home of Henderson.
Master Tashawn Montriez Kearney
FRANKLINTON -- Master Tashawn Montriez Kearney, 12, of 18 Carver St.,
died Wednesday, May 2, 2001, at his residence.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Kinches Chapel
United Church of Christ by the Rev. Willie R. Nixon III. Burial will be
in the church cemetery.
Surviving are his father, Shawn Kearney of Warrenton; his mother and
stepfather, Stacey Person Richardson and Bobbie Richardson of the home;
one sister, Charmaine Richardson of the home; four stepsisters, Erica Richardson
and Anita Richardson, both of Louisburg, Ature Sade Kearney and Alexis
Symone Kearney, both of Warrenton; his maternal grandparents, William Henry
Hunter and Betty Hunter of Kittrell and Cleo Person of Kittrell; paternal
grandparents are Allen Kearney and Mary Kearney of Warrenton and Phyllis
Norfleet of Louisburg; paternal great-grandmother, Annie Richardson of
The family received visitors from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral
Home in Henderson.
Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home of Henderson.
Virginia S. Heard
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Virginia Solomon Heard, died in Prince George County,
Md., on Thursday, May 3, 2001, She was a Frankllin County native and the
daughter of the late Sam and Dorsey Branch.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell Baptist
Church, with the Rev. Daniel Lilly officiating. Interment will follow in
the church cemetery.
Surviving are two sons, Edward Heard and Lionel Heard, both of Maryland;
one sister, Clara L. Lewis of Henderson; four brothers, Wesley Solomon,
Eddie Solomon, Herman Solomon, and Cecil Solomon, all of Philadelphia,
Pa.; and several grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Monday at the home of Clara Lewis,
215 Lemay Lane in Henderson.
The body will be at E.C. Terry’s Funeral Service.
Arrangements are by E.C. Terry’s Funeral Service.
Dr. Mary Louise Touchet White
Dr. Mary Louise Touchet White, 78, passed away on Friday, April 27,
2001, after a brief illness at Community Memorial Health Center in South
Dr. White was born in Escanaba, Mich., on May 3, 1922. She was the
daughter of Roy and Gladys Touchet. She received her Doctor of Medicine
degree from the University of Maryland Medical School in 1945 and married
Joseph M. White, M.D., of Baltimore, Md., in the same year. She practiced
as an anesthesiologist at Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J., from 1959
Since her retirement, Dr. White was a resident of Warrenton, N.C.,
where she counseled substance abusers and volunteered at the Warren Correctional
Institution and the Addiction Recovery Center for Women in Henderson, N.C.
She is survived by her children, Joseph White of Greenwich, Conn.,
Stan White of Ledgewood, N.J., and Peggy Richardson of Warrenton, N.C.;
three grandchildren; a brother, Tom Touchet of Warrenton, N.C.; and several
nieces and nephews.
Donations in Dr. White’s name may be made to the Addiction Recovery
Center for Women, 320 Pettigrew Street, Henderson, N.C. 27536, (252) 430-0126.
Alice Rulane Boyd
CHAPEL HILL -- Alice Rulane King Boyd, 52, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001,
at Chapel Hill Rehabilitation Center. She was a Durham County native and
the daughter of the late Rufus and Betty Solane King.
She is survived by a daughter, Donna Jacobs Hall of Raleigh, and three
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Clements
Funeral Home. No funeral service is planned.
Arrangements are by Clements Funeral Service.
WARRENTON -- Nathaniel “Chicken” Jones, 80, of Warrenton died Monday,
May 28, 2001, in Durham.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at Jones Chapel
Baptist Church. The Rev. James R. Fogg will officiate. Burial will follow
in the church cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Annie Allen Jones; two daughters, Meriam Vann
of Henderson and Grecia King of Winston-Salem; two sons, Morton S. Jones
of Henderson and Nathaniel Jones of the home; two brothers, James D. Jones
and Robert Davis; two sisters, Adlean Durham and Willie Mae Turner; six
grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.
WARREN COUNTY -- Delores Scott, 54, formerly of Warren County, died
Friday, May 25, 2001, at the Woodhaull Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at R.H. Greene
Funeral Home in Warrenton. The Rev. Lennie Thorpe will officiate. Burial
will follow in the Alston family cemetery.
Surviving are one son, Edward R. Scott of New Bern; four grandchildren;
her parents, Arthur and Mozelle Alston of Warrenton; six brothers; and
Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.
George ‘Chuck’ Wilson
LOUISBURG -- George “Chuck” Wilson, 64, of 170 George Leonard Road died
Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at his residence. He was a Franklin County native
and the son of the late Zollie and Rosa Jordan Wilson.
He was educated in the Heck’s Grove School in Warren County and was
an employee of Harriet & Henderson Yarns for 33 years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Jordan Chapel
Baptist Church by the Rev. James Barham. Burial will follow in the church
Surviving are his wife, Maggie Judkins Wilson; six daughters, Gladys
Blacknall, Betty Wilson, Ava White and Janet Williams, all of Louisburg,
and Sarah Wilson and Jackie Wells of Henderson; three sons, George Allen
Wilson of the home, Rodney Wilson of Marietta, Ga., and McDonald Milon
of Warrenton; three sisters, Elizabeth Williams of Louisburg, Annie Champion
of Henderson and Emily Merchant of Cameron, N.J.; two brothers, Zollie
Wilson Jr. of Warrenton and Clyde Wilson of Henderson; 22 grandchildren;
and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Arrangements are by Garnes Funeral Services.
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