Juanita Keith Powell, 86

Juanita Keith Powell, 86, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Powell was the daughter of the late Frank and Alma Keith and was a lifelong resident of Wake Forest. She retired from Westinghouse after 26 years of service and was married to Roy T....

Angela Grieco, 75

Angela Grieco, 75, of Raleigh, died unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Angela was a devoted member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, where she was a member of the prayer chain, Threads of Love and the...

Hilda Barnes Gouldin, 93

Hilda Barnes Gouldin January 31, 1921 – January 23, 2015 Hilda Barnes Gouldin, 93, of Raleigh, formerly of Elm City, passed away Friday.  A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elm City.  The Rev. Mike Aiken will officiate. The family will...

Jake Whitaker, 21

Jake Whitaker, a senior at Appalachian State University from Youngsville, died unexpectedly in a car accident on Jan. 22, 2015, at the age of 21. Jake is survived by his parents, Dale and Jeannette Whitaker; his grandparents, David and Joyce Smith; his half-sisters, Michelle...

Commander Rebecca (Becky) Sparks, USN (Ret.)

Commander Rebecca (Becky) Sparks, Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy (Ret.), went peacefully into eternity Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, following a short but hard-fought battle with cancer. Her final words as she beamed her soul-melting smile were, “Heaven is glorious.” A medical...

Frances Barnes Eppes, 95

Frances Barnes Eppes, 95, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. She was born in Norfolk, Va., the daughter of the late Horace Barnes and Jewel Glover Barnes. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Wake Forest, where...

Linwood L. Marshall, 65

Linwood L. Marshall, 65, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Pearl Catlett Marshall and Sanford Marshall. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial was in Wake Forest...

Richard Allan (Rich) Wright Sr., 65

Richard Allan “Rich” Wright Sr., 65, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Orange County, N.Y., the son of the late James W. Wright and Christine Catizone Wright. Rich was a lifetime member of Ontario Hose Company No. 5 of...

Carol Fort Potter, 72

Carol Fort Potter, 72, of Wake Forest, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was born the daughter of the late William and Sara K. Fort of Wake Forest. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Ms. Potter is survived by her son, Frank...

Kimberly Leffke Crocker, 57

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of Kimberly Leffke Crocker, 57, of Wake Forest, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. Born and raised in Tonawanda, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William and Eunice Leffke. She...

John Xavier Dwyer Sr., 67

John Xavier Dwyer Sr., 67, of Wake Forest, passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia County, Pa., the son of the late James Francis Dwyer and Catherine Harvey Dwyer. John attended Parson’s College under a football scholarship. He...

Angela Grieco, 75

Angela Grieco, 75, of Raleigh died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Rex Hospital. She was born in New York City, daughter of the late Lucille Tilsalio Carinci and Victor Carinci. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Leticia Piluso. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m....