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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...

Donna Piper Tant, 56

Donna Piper Tant, 56, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Autumn Winds Assisted Living. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Mildred Wester Piper and Sam Piper, and was preceded in death by her husband, Tracy Tant; brother, Benjamin “Bud” Piper;...

Freddie Thompson O’Neal, 75

Freddie Thompson O’Neal, 75, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Granville County, the son of the late Mamie Inez Ross O’Neal and Edwin Ransome O’Neal. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia...
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Edward Francis Collery, 84

Edward Francis Collery, 84, of Franklinton, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Wake Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was the son of the late John and Madeline Collery of Bergan County, N.J. Edward was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Bragg Collery, son...
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Carlos Neil Pearce, 77

Carlos Neil Pearce, of Raleigh, also known as “Frisky,” “Nina,” “Carlos,” “Double Ringer” and “Walk-on,” went to be with his personal Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. He was 77. After serving his country in the U.S Navy, he was honorably discharged as Lt....
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John F. Stockdale, 81

John F. Stockdale, 81, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. He was born in Bergen County, N.J., the son of the late Lillian Strutt Stockdale and John D. Stockdale. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Engel Stockdale, after 41 years of marriage. John lived most of his...

Ida Lee Jefferies, 81

Ida Lee Jefferies, 81, of Franklinton, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Bettie Jean Jefferies, Doris Jean Jefferies, Nicole Foster and Sandra Williams, and sons, Lewis Jefferies and Thurston Jefferies, all of Franklinton; sisters, Catherine Sutton,...