Bruce Kippax, 49

Bruce Kippax, 49, of Youngsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at Franklin Regional Hospital in Louisburg. He was born in Denville, N.J., the son of Eleanor Dubiel Kippax and the late Albert Kippax III. Bruce was employed with Xerox for 25 years. He had competed in stock car racing...

Hazel Smith Ashley, 89

Hazel Smith Ashley, 89, of Youngsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at the Carolina House of Wake Forest. She was born in Greenwood County, S.C., the daughter of the late Clyde E. Smith and Alice Beasley Smith. A celebration of Ashley’s life will be held at Saturday, Aug....

R. Jasper Privette, 84

R. Jasper Privette, 84, of Franklinton, passed away on his birthday Thursday Aug. 8, 2013 at the Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born the son of Raney and Mae Privette. He was predeceased by his daughter, Margaret Privette; sisters, Rachel Davis, Francis Grissom and...

David E. Wheless, 72

David Earl Wheless, 72, of Franklinton, died Monday morning at his home. Wheless was a son of the late Woodroe and Hazel Wheless. He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Wheless. A funeral service was held Thursday, Aug. 8, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev....
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Ailene Murray Twiddy, 87

Ailene Murray Twiddy, 87, of Wake Forest, passed away on Aug. 8, 2013 at Sunrise of North Hills. She was born in Halifax County, Va., the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Murray and Versie Inez Duffy Murray. She spent her retirement traveling and was a civil service employee...