Eric Ray Eitel, 34

Eric Ray Eitel, 34, of Franklinton, died Sept. 24, 2014, due to complications from a long struggle with diabetes. He was born Dec. 17, 1979, in Afton, N.Y., and lived in various places in North Carolina and Florida. He was a member of G3 (Give God Glory) in Wilton. He was...

Teresa Ann Wood Werkheiser, 43

Teresa Ann Wood Werkheiser, 43, of Louisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Transitions Life Center in Raleigh. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late James C. Wood Sr. and Alice Faye Height Wood. A memorial service honoring her life will be held at a later...

Linda M. Griffin, 70

Linda Marie Griffin, 70, of Louisburg, formerly of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. She was born in Robeson County, the daughter of the late Alice Miller Griffin and James Dewey Griffin. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Landmark Baptist Church. Burial...

Lula Wiggins, 99

Sunrise — June 6, 1915 Sunset — Sept. 28, 2014 Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Wiggins, 99, of Youngsville, will be held Friday, Oct. 3, at Woodland Chapel Baptist Church, 13500 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest.

Larry Bryant Aiken, 62

Larry Bryant Aiken, 62, of Raleigh, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle against cancer Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Rex Hospital. Larry was born in Wake County Dec. 7, 1951, the son of the late Frank “Ad” Aiken and Lida Jones Aiken. A memorial service will be held at...

M. Oscar O’Neal, 83

M. Oscar O’Neal, 83, of Wake Forest, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at his home. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Robert Connie O’Neal and Nesby Davis O’Neal. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial was in the...

Beth Dickerson, 87

Elizabeth Beasley “Beth” Dickerson, 87, of Wake Forest, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at her home. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Wagstaff Beasley and Joe Ben Beasley of Franklin County. After graduating from Mills High School, Beth attended Louisburg College. In 1947,...

Ben Sigel Johnson, 85

Ben Sigel Johnson, 85, of Wake Forest, died Sept. 30, 2014. He was born Aug. 8, 1929, in Springfield, Mo., to Ben W. and Florence Johnson, and he spent his childhood in Marshfield, Mo. The majority of his adult life was spent in Wake Forest. Educated at the University of...

William A. Williams, 82

William Albert “Bill” Williams, 82, of Rolesville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Mr. Williams is survived by his daughters, Kathleen Barcomb, Rose Vaughan and Noel Romanovsky; grandchildren, Jaimey Barton, Kaitlin Barcomb, Taylor Vaughan, Michael Romanovsky and Derek...

Phyllis Rose Harris Strickland, 75

Phyllis Rose Harris Strickland, 75, of Zebulon, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014, surrounded by her daughters at Wake Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Miller and Claudia Harris, and was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and...

Frank D. Daniel, 80

Frank D. Daniel, 80, of Franklinton, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Vance County, the son of the late Edith Hicks Daniel and Henry Harold Daniel, and he was retired from CP&L. Mr. Daniel is survived by his wife, Sue Culler Daniel; sons, Tony...

Blanche Helen Perry, 84

Blanche Helen Perry, 84, of Louisburg died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. She is survived by four daughters, Patricia Chavis, of Henderson, and Vernell Alston, Barbara Ragland and Dorothy Gupton, all of Louisburg; two sons, James Perry and Clinton Perry, both of Louisburg; and seven...