Leroy Tisdale, 51

Leroy Tisdale, 51, of Louisburg, died Sunday, April 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Mary Tisdale, of Henderson; daughters, Alicia Baker, of Youngsville; Gwendolyn Tisdale, of Wake Forest; and Sharon Tisdale, of Louisburg; sisters, Shirley Alston and Diane Edgerton, both of...

Shirley Liles Hood, 76

Shirley Liles Hood, 76, of Zebulon, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at WakeMed. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Robert Liles and Nettie Jane Pearce Liles, and was retired from ITT Telecommunications after many years of service. Mrs. Hood is survived by...

Travis A. Torry, 20

Travis Andrew Torry, 20, of Wake Forest, died Monday, April 14, 2014. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Travis lived in Wake Forest since 2007 and was a 2011 graduate of Wakefield High School. Travis worked at Over The Falls Deli and Falls River Music. Music was Travis’...
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Carolyn M. Lewis, 80

Carolyn Lynam Mitchell Memory Lewis, 80, of Nags Head, N.C., formerly of Wake Forest, died Monday, April 21, 2014, after a long illness. She was born in Wake Forest and graduated from Wake Forest High School. She was employed by N.C. Department of Revenue, and was property...

Jeffrey A. “Jeff” Mason, 55

Jeffrey Alan “Jeff” Mason, 55, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at WakeMed. Jeff was born in Alamance County, the son of the late Joseph Iver Mason and Gladys Louise Murray Mason. He was a locksmith with Marshall’s Locksmith for more than 30 years. Funeral services...

Janice M. Perry

Janice M. Perry, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Louisburg, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She is survived by daughters, Ramona Perry (Pappy), of Brooklyn, and Gail Ragland, of Louisburg; sons, Andrew Perry, of Charleston, S.C., Wayne Perry, of Ledyard, Conn., and Dexter Perry,...

Willie Murphy Holden, 78

Willie Murphy Holden, 78, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne E. Holden, of Lacrosse, Va.; sons, Willie Alvin Thomas (Connie), of Louisburg, and Scott R. Holden (Rosalyn), of Lacrosse; sisters, Mildred Bryant, of Louisburg; Edna Mae...
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Robert “Bobby” Whitney Allen Jr., 59

Robert Whitney Allen Jr., 59, of Wake Forest died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Better known as Bobby, Allen was the oldest son of Robert “Bob” Whitney Allen Sr., and the late Margaret “Peggy” Garren Allen. He was born April 4, 1955. He is survived by his father, brothers Greg,...

Sylvia Jean Perry, 78

Sylvia Jean Perry, 78, of Louisburg, died Friday, April 11, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Doris Burwell and Phyllis Ann Lewis, both of Louisburg; sons, Robert Wiggins, of the home, and James Wiggins, of Louisburg; along with 11 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and...

John Robert Folkrod, 88

John Robert Folkrod, 88, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Carolina House of Wake Forest. He was born in Salt Lake County, Utah, the son of the late Cyril Folkrod and Constance Bruere Folkrod. Folkrod was a veteran of the U.S. Army and received a...

Essie P. Harris, 83

Essie P. Harris, 83, of Louisburg, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She is survived by her husband, John L. Harris, of the home; daughters, Tharia Howard and the Rev. Pearline Burt, both of Centerville, and Ellie Buchanan, of Perth Amboy, N.J.; son, Waverly Burt, of Nashville,...

Clarence A. Davis, 69

Clarence A. Davis, 69, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Davis, of the home; two daughters, Cheryl Davis, of Louisburg, and Lisa (Greg) Alston, of Warrenton; two sons, Clarence Davis Jr. (Tracey), of Washington, D.C., and Anthony...