Shirley Jean Dunn, 71

Shirley Jean Dunn, 71, of Wake Forest, died April 27, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was born March 3, 1943, to the late Elnora Allen and Eugene Alston of Granville County. The funeral service was held May 3, 2014, at Faith Tabernacle Outreach Center in Wake Forest. Burial...
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Miriam Angela Holcomb Faile

Miriam Angela Holcomb Faile, of Wake Forest, went to be with her Heavenly Father Friday, May 2, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was a loving wife and mother to her family and faithful member of Glen Royal Baptist Church. Angela was preceded in death by her mother, Miriam Workman...
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James S. Boyer, 85

James Stewart “Jim” Boyer, 85, of Wake Forest, formerly of Norfolk, Va., died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Jackson, Mich., the son of the late Birdell Boyer and Helen Aiken Boyer. Mr. Boyer was retired from the U.S. Navy and was a longtime member of...

Jessie Thomas, 88

Jessie Thomas, 88, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He is survived by one son, Eric Thomas, and his wife Tandelayo, of Louisburg, along with two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation took place April 25 at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg. Funeral...

Jessie Spencer, 89

Jessie “Frog” Spencer, 89, of Louisburg, died Thursday, April 24, 2014. He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Owens (George), of Newark, N.J.; Vivian Hart (Randolph), of Oxford; and Bessie Patterson, of Charlottesville, Va.; five sons, Jessie Spencer Jr. (Mary), of...
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Mary Etta Craft, 62

Mary Etta Craft, 62, of Zebulon, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at WakeMed after suffering a massive stroke. She was born in Quinwood, W.Va., the daughter of the late Clarence Beavers and Adeline Lilly Beavers. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Lynn, and her...
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Joseph Gundy, 96

Joseph Gundy, 96, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. He was born in Bryan, Texas, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy , having served in WWII. Mr. Gundy was preceded in death by his mother, Josephine Rile; a sister, Ruby Cunningham, and his...

Marguerite Senter Thweatt, 86

Marguerite Senter Thweatt, 86, of Franklinton, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Hubert Henry Senter and Mary Pergerson Senter, and was administrative assistant for the EPA and IRS for many years. Mrs. Thweatt...

Andrew Lifsey, 58

Andrew Carol “Andy” Lifsey, 58, of Wake Forest, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Raleigh February 12, 1956, the son of the late Joyce Lewis Lifsey and Leon Carol Lifsey. Andy was a member of the Heritage Golf Club and considered Kerr Lake his second...
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Frank G. Sullivan, 83

Frank G. Sullivan, 83, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. A long-time resident of Wake Forest, Frank was born and raised in Hickory. The son of a Southern Baptist minister, Frank graduated from Wake Forest College, where he was a...
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Mary Bailey Smith, 76

Mary Bailey “Tootsie” Smith, 76, of Wendell, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Wake Forest, the daughter of the late Rueben and Elva Bailey. Tootsie worked as a bookkeeper for Howard Perry & Walston...

Robert W. Allen Jr., 59

Robert W. “Bobby” Allen, Jr., 59, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born in Wake County and was a 1973 graduate of Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. Bobby was a lifelong member of Wake Forest United Methodist Church and was a longtime employee of The Wake...