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This Week in History — Sept. 5, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1963 •Dr. George R. Beasley-Murray, principal of Spurgeon’s College in London, England, delivered the convocation lecture as Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary opened its...

Sarah Edwards Peoples, 91

Sarah Edwards Peoples, 91, of Louisburg died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Louisburg Nursing Center. She was born March 25, 1922 to the late Isham Hamlin and Lula Ethel Dunn Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Lassiter Peoples, Sr. She...

Viola K. McCane, 69

Viola K. McCane, 69, of Franklinton, died Friday Aug. 30, 2013. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dorothy Holland Steele and George Steele. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry, Larry and Daniel Steele. She was a member of Faith Baptist...

Matthew “Matt” Justin McCormick, 28

Matthew “Matt” Justin McCormick, 28, of Louisburg, died Monday night, Sept. 2, 2013. Matt was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Lucille Denton. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Matt is survived by his wife, Tiffany McCormick and daughters,...

Ronald Edward Doman, 64

    Ronald Edward Doman, 64, of Raleigh, died Saturday Aug. 31, 2013 at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. He was born in Winchester, Va., the son of Christina Riley Doman and the late James Doman. Ron’s love of people meant that he was a stranger to no one. As an avid...