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Hazel Conyers Rice, 85

Hazel Conyers Rice, 85, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home. Born Sept. 8, 1928, to the late Ruby Exum and John Clarence Conyers Sr., she was also preceded in death by her husbands, B.B. Smith and Spencer Rice. In addition to an insurance agency owned with Mr....
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Justice Yasmeen Leshaun Smith, 16

Justice Yasmeen Leshaun Smith, 16, of Raleigh, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2014 at WakeMed. She was born in Harrisonburg, Va., and was currently a junior at Wake Forest High School. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Wake Forest United...
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Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73

Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73, formerly of Wake Forest, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. Tom is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Tom Jr., Ken, and Chris; daughters, Pam Watson, Jennifer Grizzle and Allison Porter; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Formerly of 545 N....
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Howard L. Harrison, 73

Howard Lawrence Harrison, 73, of Louisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Howard was son of the late Edward R. and Mattie Lou Ransdell Harrison. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Helen Harrison and Jeanette Horton and his brother, Edward Harrison. Howard is survived...
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Willie Robert Loyd Sr., 88

Willie Robert Loyd Sr., 88, of Louisburg, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Franklin Regional Medical Center. The son of the late Billy Joe and Elma Sikes Loyd, Mr. Loyd served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a member of the Cattlemen’s Association and loved to hunt. He is...

Benjamin “Ben” Dixon III, 61

Benjamin “Ben” Dixon III, 61, of Youngsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his residence. Ben was born in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of Ruth Anne Saba Dixon and Benjamin Dixon, Jr. Ben is survived by his wife, Carol Dixon; his mother, Ruth Anne Dixon of Louisburg; father,...

Virginia Inez Godwin, 85

Virginia Inez Godwin, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away Jan. 17, 2014. She was a 1945 graduate of Russell High School and a member of the Alumni Association. She was also a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband,...
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Eddy Garcia Woodlief

Edna Denise “Eddy” Garcia Woodlief, of Raleigh, passed away on Jan. 16, 2014.  She was born in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of the late John R. Garcia Jr. and Vi Driscoll. Eddy was a banker with BB&T for over 20 years and was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend and...

Norine Keith, 95

After a full and wonderful life, Norine Blackburn Keith went to be with her maker Tuesday, Jan.  21, 2014. She was born June 25, 1918, and raised in Edison, Ga., the daughter of Clarence and Nellie Blackburn. She married Henry B. Keith and moved to the Wake Forest area, where she...
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James Phillip Davis, 88

James Phillip Davis, 88, of Temple Hills, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. He was born Aug. 31, 1925, the son of the late Joseph B. and Ella Cash Davis, of Wake Forest. He retired from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Post Office. Phillip is survived by a daughter, Phyllis, and her...

Brenda Roberson Capps, 67

Brenda Roberson Capps, 67, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Rex Hospital. She was born in Washington County, the daughter of the late Alice Virginia Fowler Roberson and Hugh E. Roberson. Brenda is survived by her husband, Ken Capps; children, Kenny Capps and wife,...
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Allie Mae Catlette Daniel, 93

Allie Mae Catlette Daniel, 93, of Rolesville, died peacefully in her sleep in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Jan. 12, 2014. Mrs. Daniel was born Dec. 23, 1920, in Franklin County, the daughter of William Howard Catlette and Allie Woodlief Catlette. She grew up in Franklin County at...