Jerry Robbin Young, 67

Jerry Robbin Young, 67, of Kittrell, went to be with the Lord after a two-and-a-half-year battle with leukemia, surrounded by his family, Wednesday Feb. 18, 2015, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Johnny Lassiter Young Sr. and Annie Willie Bridges....

Fred J. Loper, 88

Fred J. Loper, 88, of Wake Forest, formerly of Cambridge, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Feb, 19, 2015. He was born in Barnesville, Ohio, the son of the late Fred Marion Loper and Naomi Loper (Allar). Mr. Loper was a veteran of the United States Army serving in WWII. He attended...

Joseph Willis Richardson, 78

Joseph Willis Richardson, 78 Joseph Willis Richardson, 78, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at his home. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Henry Richardson and Euzelia Lowery Richardson. He was a graduate of Wake Forest University and was a...

Simon “Sugar Boy” Rogers Jr., 90

Simon “Sugar Boy” Rogers Jr., 90, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at his home. Simon was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Franklin County, the son of the late Simon Rogers and Rebecca Moye Vaughn Rogers Wester. Simon never got to go to college. During World War II, when he was 16...

Jewel Hocutt Tharrington, 87

Jewel Hocutt Tharrington, 87, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, after months of declining health. Mrs. Tharrington was born in Johnston County, the daughter of the late Ballard Hocutt and Mettie Hocutt. She was a loving wife and mother and an avid and accomplished gardener. Funeral...

Dean Alan Collins, 50

Dean Alan Collins, 50, of Wake Forest, went to be with his heavenly Lord Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. He resided in Wake County, the son of Marilea Shaw Collins and Carl Junior Collins, and was married to Shannon Ellington Collins. Dean was a member...

Patricia Ray, 79

Patricia “Miss Pat” Ray, 79, of Wake Forest, lost her battle with cancer on Jan. 16, 2015, surrounded by family members. She was preceded in death by her son Karl Steven Zander. She is survived by daughters Patricia Germano and Angela Meyer; son-in-law, Mark Meyer; grandchildren,...

Jessie Kathleen Bailey, 77

Jessie Kathleen Bailey, 77, of Wake Forest, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Franklin Oaks Nursing Center. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Ethel Hollifield Honeycutt and John Honeycutt and was married to James Clifton Bailey, who preceded her in death. Mrs....

Edith Kearney Toler, 92

Edith Dare Kearney Toler, 92, of Franklinton died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Alfonzo Kearney and Adelle Blackley Kearney. She was married to Mangum Breeze Toler, who preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 11...

Harvey Joe Mangum, 75

Harvey Joe Mangum, 75, of 5720 Barham Siding Road, Wake Forest, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Mangum was born in Wake County, the son of the late Harold Mangum and Nellie Boyd Mangum. He retired from N.C. Department of Corrections as an inmate laundry...

Helen Wilder Carter, 98

Helen Wilder Carter, 98, of Franklinton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Thomas Frederick Wilder and Janie Etheridge Wilder and was a member of Franklinton Baptist Church. She will...

Eunice Moss Alford, 86

Eunice Moss Alford, 86, of Raleigh, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. She was born in Vance County, the daughter of the late Penola and Robert Thomas Moss. Mrs. Alford was married to Judas Alford, who preceded her in death. She was also predeceased by several brothers and sisters. She...