Marie Seligmiller, 67

Marie Seligmiller, 67, of Louisburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2014. She is survived by five sons, Christopher, of Tampa, Fla., William, of Raleigh, Joseph, of Queens, N.Y. and Curtis, of Grand Canyon, Ariz.; four sisters, Janet Mayweather, of St. Louis, Wendy Durbin, of Jefferson...

Edith W. Cash, 94

Edith Mozell Woodard Cash, 94, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Louisburg Nursing Center. She was born in Granville County, the daughter of the late Robert Woodard and Mary Bowles. Mrs. Cash was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by...

Adell Bailey Holmes, 88

Adell Bailey Holmes, 88, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Granville House, Oxford. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late John Bailey and Ora Kearney Bailey. Graveside funeral services were held Jan. 13, 2014, at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev....

Cheryl Smith Harrison, 50

Cheryl Smith Harrison, 50, of Raleigh, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was born in Tokyo to Col. Dale Smith and Edith Marie Hildebran Smith. Cheryl grew up in High Point and graduated from High Point Central High School in 1981. She received a bachelor’s of science in zoology...

Josephine Hunt Driver, 83

Josephine Hunt Driver, 83, of Louisburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Bessie Denton Hunt and Mark Henry Hunt. Mrs. Driver was preceded in death by her husbands, Yates Holmes and Claude Driver, and by her...

Janet Dixon Dement, 63

Janet Dixon Dement, 63, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Franklinton, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Janet was the daughter of the late Marjorie Dickerson Dixon and James Byron “J.B.” Dixon, Jr. and was a 1968 graduate of Franklinton High School. A graveside funeral service was...
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Carolyn Harper Smith, 71

Carolyn Harper Smith, 71, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 at her home in Durham. She was born June 21, 1942 in Franklin County, to the late Robert Macklin Harper and the late Lottie Louise Murphy Harper. She grew up with her parents and her brother, Robert in Youngsville. She...

Annie Knight Scarborough, 77

Annie “Ruth” Knight Scarborough, 77, of Smithfield, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Born Jan. 22, 1936, in Franklin County, she was a daughter of the late Jason Henry and Sophie Medlin Knight. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Anita Kay...

James G. Gilliam, 71

James Grimmett Gilliam, 71, of Albemarle, formerly of Louisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. James was son of the late Joseph Raymond and Roxie Elizabeth Clay Gilliam. He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Joseph Gilliam. James is survived by his sister-in-law, Annie...

Wendy Kearney Gorlesky, 52

Wendy Kearney Gorlesky, 52, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. She was born March 22, 1961 in Vance County. Wendy was the daughter of the late Pete and Rosa Kearney of Franklinton. She was a graduate of Franklinton High School. She loved to chat on Facebook, cook and listen to...

Latifa Danyel Whitfield-McNeil, 43

Latifa Danyel Whitfield-McNeil, 43, of Raleigh, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Timothy McNeil and daughter Timia Ayana Rose McNeil, both of the home; step-son Timothy Lee McNeil, Jr., of Raleigh, and sister, Letitta Brodie, of Louisburg. Visitation...
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William A. Brown, 82

Gunnery Sgt. (Ret.) William A. “Wild Bill” Brown, 82, of Warrenton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He was born in Staunton, Va., the son of the late Jesse Mae Rowe Brown and Luther Brown. Wild Bill, as he liked to be called, was a lifetime Marine. He was a silver medalist...