Josephine Duncan Coates

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Josephine Duncan Coates, 84, was born Sept. 19, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. More...

Roberta Marie Sheeley

Ms. Roberta Marie Sheeley, age 48, departed life as we know it early Wednesday morning, Dec. 11, 2013 at the Durham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Durham, after a lengthy illness. Roberta attended Granville and Person County Public Schools. More...

Maxine Carver Cash

TIMBERLAKE — Maxine Carver Cash, 86 of 59 Bunnie Lee Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at her home.  She was born in Person County the daughter of the late Henry Carver and Jeanette Cole Carver. More...

Felicia Pass

Mrs. Felicia Pass, age 51, died Saturday night Dec. 14, 2013 in Roxboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. More...

Joyce Downey Hawley

Mrs. Joyce Downey Hawley, age 56, died Friday Dec. 13, 2013 in her home, 106-A Person Ct.  She was a member of Holy Temple of Jesus Christ.  More...

Sue Harris O’Briant

Sue Harris O’Briant, age 86, of 61 O’Briant Miller Road, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital.  Mrs. More...

Henry Otis Whitt

Mr. Henry Otis Whitt, age 89, a resident of 9675 Dirgie Mine Rd., died peacefully in his home Saturday morning, Nov. 30, 2013 after a lengthy illness.  He was a member of New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 305 Walker Street, in Roxboro.  More...

Nora Caviness Ward

BAHAMA — Nora Caviness Ward, 84, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.  She was born in Guilford County the daughter of the late James E. Caviness and Eleanor Andrews Caviness. More...

Linda Davis Chambers

Linda “Gay” Davis Chambers, 68, of 141 Ruff Davis Rd., went home to be with the Lord Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital.  More...

Ted Bradsher Hicks

Ted Bradsher Hicks, age 80, of 1245 Pointer Street died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at the Veteran Administration Hospital in Durham. He was born in Person County to the late Ernest Hicks and Mary Long Hicks. More...

Killis Eddie Loftis

Killis Eddie Loftis, 79, of 146 Montague Ave., died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.  Born in Caswell County, Mr. Loftis was the son of the late Henry Lewis and Martha Ford Loftis. He was a member of Bethel Hill Baptist Church.  More...

David Lawrence Woody

David Lawrence Woody, 84, of 141 Rosewood Dr., died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.  Born in Person County, Mr. Woody was the son of the late Julian and Mary Cheek Woody and husband of the late Jeannette Oliver Woody.  More...

Rebecca Knight Laity

Hampton, Va. — Rebecca Knight Laity, 76, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.  Born in Roxboro she had been a Hampton resident since 1970. More...

Juanita Floyd Bremer

Mrs. Juanita Floyd Bremer, 84, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro. A funeral service for Albert and Juanita Bremer will be held Wednesday Nov. 27 at St. James Lutheran Church in Fayetteville, at 1 p.m. More...

Takiya Masika Johnson

Ms. Takiya Masika Johnson, age 33, a resident of 316 Loftis Loop Rd., departed this life on Friday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2013, in Duke University Medical Center.  She was the daughter of the late Jerry Watts Johnson. More...

James Arthur Tuck

Mr. James Arthur “Dee” Tuck, age 69, of 9107 Amis Chapel Road, Oxford, died Nov. 15, 2013 in Universal Healthcare in Oxford after a lengthy illness.  He attended Blue Wing Baptist Church until his health declined.  More...

Billy McCoy Carden

SEMORA — The Rev. Billy McCoy Carden, 82, of 133 Tanglewood Shores Rd., Hyco Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.  Born Aug.30, 1931, in Nash County, the Rev. Carden was the son of the late Coy Clifton Carden and Carrie Morgan Carden. More...

Richard Thomas Horner

Richard Thomas “Tom” Horner, 79, of 372 Young’s Chapel Church Rd., died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro.  Born in Orange County, Mr. More...

Gibbie S. Creech

La Grange — Gibbie Bell Sutton Creech, 84, of La Grange, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.  Gibbie was born Dec. 18, 1928 in Wayne County to the late Lloyd D. Sutton and Viola Parker Sutton. More...

Alvis D. Chambers

TIMBERLAKE — Alvis D. Chambers, 82, of 8320 Bacon Road, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.  Over the past years he had several health challenges. More...

Gracie Irene Carroll Holbrook

Gracie Irene Carroll Holbrook, age 92, formerly of 634 Semora Road, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 13, 2013 at the Cantebury House.  Mrs. More...

Brandon Scott Riley

Timberlake — Brandon Scott Riley, 37, of 50 Willie Mae Lane, joined Christ Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.  Born in Person County, Mr. Riley was the son of William Scott and Deborah Jeffries Riley of Rougemont. Mr. More...

James Elbert Winslow Sr.

Hurdle Mils — James Elbert Winslow Sr. (Daddy Jim,) age 95, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at his home.  More...

Shirley H. Harrison

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Shirley Heflin Harrison passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at home at the age of 92.  Mrs. Harrison was born Aug. 13, 1921 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Va. More...

Willie Howard Allen

Mr. Willie Howard Allen, age 75, died in Person Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit in Roxboro on Nov. More...

Deborah Wilson Chambers

Deborah “Debbie” Wilson Chambers, 57, of 81 Gentry Ridge Road, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Person Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Person County the daughter of the late Gerald Wilson and Dorothy Weaver Wilson.  Miss. More...

Esther Solomon Walker

Esther Solomon Walker, 88, of 87 Trotter-Clay Road, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at her home.  More...

Barbara Ann Shotwell

Barbara Ann Shotwell, age 62, of 395 Woody Store Road died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.  She was born in Person County to the late Melvin W. Shotwell and Fannie B. More...

John Thomas Neathery Jr.

John Thomas “Tiny” Neathery Jr., 39, of 111 Kerr Drive, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Duke Medical Center.  He was born in Person County the son of John Thomas Neathery Sr. and Anna Ford Neathery who survive of Roxboro.  More...

Emma Love Bolton

BURLINGTON — Mrs. Emma Love Bolton, age 86, a resident of 2613 Holly Brook Dr., Burlington, departed this life Friday night Nov. 8, 2013 in Hospice Home of Alamance in Burlington.  She was a member of St. More...

Clyde Dale Merritt Hatchell

Leasburg — Clyde Dale Merritt Hatchell, 82, of 5233 Ralph Winstead Rd., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at her home.  Born in Geneva County, Alabama, Mrs. More...

Becky Lynn Black

­­Nelson, Va. — Mrs. Becky Lynn Black, age 60, of Nelson, Va., the beloved wife of Dr. Dave Black, went home to be with the Lord at 6:52 a.m. on Nov. 2, 2013 after a four-year struggle with cancer.  More...

Bernice Dixon Richardson

Bernice Dixon Richardson, 86, of 129 Badger Circle, passed Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at her home. Born in Person County daughter of the late Wiley “W. P.” Preston Dixon and Martha D. More...

Virginia R. Hill

ROUGEMONT — Mrs. Virginia R. Hill, 78, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.  She was born in Granville County to the late Sidney B. Russell and the late Gladys Mae Faulkner Russell. More...

William Dennis Carver

Born in 1930, William Dennis Carver passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.  More...

Eleanor Hester Dickens

Always in grace  June 16, 1918 - November 4, 2013   Surrounded by loving family, hearing twice-told stories, laughing, hands held tight, singing “Amazing Grace.” On the last chorus with the simple word, “grace,” one More...

Mary Alice Porterfield

Mary Alice Porterfield, 70, of 3050 Poindexter Rd., died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  Born in Person County, Mrs. Porterfield was the daughter of late Samuel Terry and Audrey McCullough. More...

Vergie Allen Clayton

Vergie Allen Clayton, 83, of 302 Reams Ave., died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro.  Born in Person County, Mrs. Clayton was the daughter of the late George Lemuel and Sallie Wilkerson Allen.  More...

Frank Talmadge Ramsey

DURHAM — Frank Talmadge Ramsey, 57, passed away on Oct. 30, 2013 at Duke Hospital.  Frank was a long time resident of Durham. He was the eldest son of Eunice S. Ramsey and the late James E. Ramsey of Roxboro.  More...

George Washington Tuck

Mr. George Washington Tuck of Peace Road, died on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Person Memorial Hospital at the age of 92.  More...

Ethel Griffin Glasscock Winstead

Ethel Griffin Glasscock Winstead, age 89, formerly of Virgilina, Va., died Friday morning, Nov. 1, 2013 at Person Memorial Hospital.  Mrs. More...

George Edward Langford Sr.

Mr. George Edward Langford, Sr., of 5238 Philpott Rd., South Boston, Va., died on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the age of 81.  He was born on Feb. More...

Robert Lewis Tesh

OXFORD — Robert Lewis (Bob) Tesh, died Oct. 26, 2013 at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham.  He was a native of Guilford County and was the son of the late Russell Lewis and Katherine Hunter Tesh. He was of the Lutheran faith.  More...

Billie Faye Turner Wilbanks

Billie Faye Turner Wilbanks, 75, of 321 Beaver Creek Pkwy., died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.  Born in Monroe County, Ala., Mrs. Wilbanks was the daughter of the late Sammy and Sedama Whisinant Turner.  More...

James Emory Cooper III

SEMORA — James Emory Cooper III, 27, of 360 Greenway Dr., Semora, passed away Wednesday, Oct. More...

Louis C. Chappell

REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif. — Louis C. Chappell, 85, passed away Sept. 11, 2013 at his home in Redwood Valley, Calif.  Surviving are his wife, Peggy Whitfield Chappell, formerly of Person County, and three children of California.  More...

Eva Williams Jones

Mrs. Eva Williams Jones, age 79, and a former resident of 121 Harris St., Roxboro, departed this life Sunday morning Oct. 27, 2013 in Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.  She was a member of Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Roxboro.  More...

Jean Bible McBride

SEMORA — Jean Bible Mc- Bride, 60 of 155 Tanglewood Shores, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, 2013 surrounded by her family.  Born in Greene County, Tenn. Mrs. More...

Julian Cecil Knott

Julian Cecil Knott, 90, of 138 Patterson Drive, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, after a brief illness.  Born in Person County, Mr. Knott was the son of the late Luther DeWitt and Annie Royster Knott. More...

Mamie Winstead Connally

Mrs. Mamie Winstead Connally, age 55, departed this life in UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill on Oct. 22, 2013.  She was a member of Church of God in Christ Jesus, Allie Clay Rd., Roxboro.  More...