Nancy Ross Edwards

Nancy Ross Edwards of Goldsboro passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Nancy was born Dec. 17, 1931 in Wake Forest to H.O. and Edith Ross. At Nancy’s request, her body was donated to East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville. Nancy is survived by a son, Ashley...

Edith Bowman Liles Williams, 92

Edith Bowman Liles Williams, 92, died Sept. 28, 2013 at Carolina House of Wake Forest. Born Aug. 26, 1921, in Anson County, she was the daughter of Junius Sherwood and Anna Bowman Liles. A memorial service was held at First Baptist Church, 99 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh,...

Jerry Wayne Ray, 58

Jerry Wayne Ray, 58, of Louisburg, beloved son and father, died Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Wake County, the son of Elma Privette Ray McLamb and the late Floyd Ray. Graveside funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Pine Forest...

Erich Hodges, 48

Erich Hodges, 48, of Raleigh, died Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at the William Dunlap Hospice Center in Raleigh. He was born in Woburn, Mass., the son of Karin Borei and the late Richard Hodges. Erich was an avid runner and a youth lacrosse coach for the city of Raleigh and Essex...

School grounds unkempt

To the editor: I have been on the campus of the Wake Forest Elementary School on two occasions lately and I am appalled at the condition of the grounds. The grass is not kept mowed, the trees and shrubs are either overgrown, dying, or both, there is soil erosion in several areas...