Jerry Duane Miller Jr., 56

Jerry D. Miller Jr., of Miami, Fla., formerly of Raleigh, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the V.A. Hospital in Durham. He was born July 6, 1957, to Jerry D. Miller Sr. and Nancy S. Miller in Chateauroux, France, and he served in the U.S. Army. Jerry is survived by his...

Samuel Clyde Murphy Jr., 79

Samuel Clyde Murphy Jr., 79, of Angier, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. He was the son of the late Agnes Hunt Murphy and the late Samuel Clyde Murphy Sr., of Epsom. After graduating from Campbell College, he served in the U.S. Army and then worked at...

Candace Mary Maicher, 68

Candace Mary Maicher, 68, of Raleigh, formerly of Highland, Ind., passed away, Friday June 27, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Lake County, Ind. to the late Francis B. and Mary O. (Turk) Kubeck. Mrs. Maicher was a high school English and literature...

Louis F. Novello Jr., 67

Louis F. Novello Jr., 67, of Wake Forest, formerly of Wantage, N.J., passed away, Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. Mr. Novello was born in Elizabeth, N.J. September 5, 1946, to the late Louis Frank Novello and Rose Ray Novello. He was a veteran of...

Robert Landon Averette, 44

Robert “Robbie” Landon Averette, 44, of Wilmington, formerly of Wake Forest, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born to Larry Averette and Joan Henley Averette, Sept. 13, 1969, in Wake County. In addition to his parents, Robbie...

N. B. Daniel, 86

N. B. Daniel Jr., 86, of Blackstone, Va., passed away Monday, June 30, 2014. He was the widower of Elvy Daniel, and was also preceded in death by a son, Ned Daniel, and granddaughter, Jill Daniel. He is survived by his loving friend, Janice Blankenship, of Blackstone; daughter,...

Irene McCowan Alston, 91

Irene McCowan Alston, 92, of Castalia, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Ellis Alston, of Castalia; three daughters, Eula Leonard, of Spring Hope; Daphine Thomas (Bobby), and Maxine Perry (Simon), all of Louisburg; two sons, Ray B. Alston, of Castalia,...

Jamie Ayscue Jr., 54

Jamie Ayscue, Jr., 54, of Franklinton, died Thursday, June 26, 2014. Jamie was born in Ohio, the son of the late Travis Josephine Ayscue and Jamie Ayscue Sr. He was retired from the U.S. Marine Corp. Funeral services, including a full military honor guard, were held Saturday,...

W. Paul Denton, 39

William Paul Denton, 39, of Selma, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Johnston Memorial Hospital with his family by his side. He was born in Johnston County, the son of Ethel Marie Smith Denton and the late William Ellis Denton Jr. A memorial service was held June 21 in the chapel...

Eileen Ugorcak, 66

Eileen Ugorcak, 66, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Duke University Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of the late Florence Gieg Kennan and William Kennan Sr., and was preceded in death by her brothers, Ronald Kennan and William Kennan...

Elton Gray Spivey, 63

Elton Gray Spivey, 63, of Louisburg, died Friday, June 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Spivey; three daughters, Suzette McConnell (Justice), of Durham; Jennifer Marshall (Reginald), of Apex; and Beverly Judkins (Leonard), of Louisburg; one sister, Marguerite...

Steven Wayne King, 64

Steven Wayne King, 64, of Youngsville, died Friday, June 20, 2014. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Phyllis and Alec King, and was a truck driver with Covenant Trucking. Steven is survived by his sisters, Connie Gail King Trauco, of Atlanta, Ga.; Mary Lynne King...