Sadie P. Morris, 97

Sadie Pleasants Morris, 97, of Franklinton, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Louisburg Nursing Center. She was born in Granville County, the daughter of the late William and Georgianna Pleasants. A graveside funeral service was held Dec. 26, at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Clyde...

Margaret Holmes Davis, 88

Margaret Holmes Davis, 88, of Wake Forest, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at Breckenridge Retirement Center in Rocky Mount. She was born May 27, 1925, in Franklin County, to the late Robert Roy and Vallie (Hight) Holmes. A private family interment was held Dec. 24 at Pine Forest...
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Virginia Wilkinson Brewer, 87

Ella Virginia Wilkinson Brewer, of Wake Forest, affectionately known as Jenny, died peacefully Dec. 24, 2013, at the Hospice Home of Wake County. She was born in Wake Forest on July 4, 1926, to the late Fate Harris Wilkinson and Chester Houston Wilkinson. She graduated fr...

James Larry Bumpers, 61

James Larry Bumpers, 61, of Louisburg, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. He is survived by a daughter, LaShae Cannady, and son, Demetrius Cannady, both of Franklinton; sister, Diane Collins, of Louisburg; brothers, Johnny Cooke, of Oxford, N.C., Adell Cooke and Leon Bumpers,...
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Jeffrey Lee “Jeff” Fields, 51

A celebration of Jeff’s life was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Youngsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Stratton officiating. Jeff is survived by his wife of 24 years, Lisa Buffaloe Fields; children, Emily and Brice Fields; sisters, Sue Anderson and husband Mark of...

Jasper Joseph “Jabo” Rochelle, 72

Jasper Joseph “Jabo” Rochelle, 72, of Wake Forest, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. He was born in Wake County to the late Everette Coy Rochelle and Bessie Tilley Rochelle. Jasper was retired from Wake Electric where he worked as a heavy equipment operator....

Ronnie Lee Barnette, 67

Ronnie Lee Barnette, 67, of Holly Ridge, passed away at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, of amyloidosis, a rare blood disease. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Edith Ray Barnette and Ervin Barnette. Funeral services were...

Maranda Dale Wilson, 62

Maranda Dale Wilson, 62, of Louisburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Lee Wilson, of the home; son, Benjamin Copeland of Warrenton; stepdaughter, Sagila M. Wilson, and stepson Bobby Lee Wilson, both of Louisburg; brothers, Dewey Dale of...

Shelby Jean Journigan Bosch, 77

Shelby Jean Journigan Bosch, 77, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully at home under Hospice care Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, after an eight-month battle against colon cancer. Shelby was born in Wake Forest on July 25, 1936, to the late Bennett Allen Journigan and Mildred King Journigan...
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Jerry W. Williams, 70

Jerry Wilson Williams, 70, of Raleigh, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at WakeMed. He was born in Raleigh, the son of the late Edith Morgan Williams and Conder Stinson Williams. Jerry was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from AT&T as a communication technician...

Walter Julius Perry, 59

Walter Julius Perry, 59, of Louisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Ethel H. Perry, of Louisburg. Also surviving are his mother, Magdalene Perry, of Louisburg; sisters, Annie Perry Coley and Eleanor Hardy, both of Louisburg, Caroline Wright of Rocky...
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James Robert “Jimmy” Harris, 66

James “Jimmy” Harris, 66, of Wake Forest, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. He was born in Moore County, the son of Verlon Faircloth Harris and the late Robert Harris. Jimmy was an exceptionally kind man. He went out of his way to let those he came in contact with know that they...