Pernell Hartsfield, 74

Pernell Hartsfield, 74, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. He is survived by three daughters, Tiffany McKnight, of Raleigh; Tina Williams (Adam), of Wake Forest; and Gina Daniels, of Camden N.J.; and one son, Gregory McKnight, of Louisburg. Also surviving are eight...

Mary C. Sawyer, 82

Mary Christine Sawyer, 82, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Hospice of Wake County Home. She was born June 30, 1931 in Framingham, Mass., the daughter of the late Thomas James Gallivan and Catherine Anne Gallivan. Mary was a loving mother, joyful, caring...
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Kathy Lynn Harr, 46

Kathy Lynn Harr, 46, of Rolesville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at UNC Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bristol, Tenn., March 26, 1967, and graduated from Sullivan Central High School. Kathy lived in the Wake Forest-Rolesville area several times during her life and had...
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Esther Hodges Spencer, 96

Esther Hodges Spencer, 96, of Youngsville, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. Mrs. Spencer was born Oct. 11, 1917, in Grimesland, N.C. She lived most of her life in Raleigh before moving to Youngsville after her husband’s death in 1978. Funeral services...

Juanita Alston, 77

Juanita Alston, 77, of Louisburg, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. She is survived by one sister, Peggie Green (Isiah), of Louisburg, and three brothers, John Alston, of Portland, Maine; Willie Alston (Mae), of Louisburg; and James Terrell, of Louisburg. Visitation was held...

Chase Hinnant, 18

Chase Hinnant, 18, of Youngsville, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.  He was a student at Wake Tech North Campus. A memorial service was held Feb. 22, 2014, at Stony Hill Baptist Church in Wake Forest. Inurnment followed at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Wendell. He is survived by...
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Jeremiah Daniel Baker, 17

Jeremiah Daniel Baker, 17, of Wake Forest, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his home. He was born in Williamsport, Penn., and was mostly homeschooled before attending Canton High School in Canton, Penn. After moving to North Carolina he was homeschooled and also attended...
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Jerry Lee Watkins, 62

Jerry Lee Watkins, 62, of Raleigh, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, following a six-month battle with an extremely rare form of uterine cancer. She was born May 24, 1951, in Henderson, and was preceded in death by her parents, Mozel Fuller Watkins and William Lee Watkins. She...
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The Rev. Ertle James Lawson, 86 & Nadine Holmes Lawson, 82

The Rev. Ertle James Lawson, 86, and his wife of 67 years, Nadine Holmes Lawson, 82, died of natural causes within hours of each other Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. The Rev. Ertle James Lawson was born Sept. 22, 1927, in Robeson County, the son of the late Grady Lewis Lawson and Ida...

Norma Jean O. Parrish, 80

Norma Jean Outlaw Parrish, 80, of Castalia, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at her home. Norma Jean was a daughter of the late Norman D. and Bessie Earlene Chestnutt Outlaw. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward G. Parrish, and her daughter, Sherry P. Carpenter. She is...
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Lattie R. Watkins, 77

Lattie R. Watkins, 77, of Youngsville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Lola Andrews Watkins and Delma L. Watkins. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Poindexter Watkins. Mr. Watkins graduated from...
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Kathy Lynn Harr, 46

Kathy Lynn Harr, 46, of Rolesville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at UNC Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bristol, Tenn., March 26, 1967, and graduated from Sullivan Central High School. Kathy lived in the Wake Forest-Rolesville area several times during her life and had...