Ralph Keith, 77

Ralph Keith, 77, of Rolesville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Ashby Keith and Myrtle Perry Keith. Mr. Keith retired from S&W Chevrolet as an auto mechanic. After retirement,...

Peggie Journigan Bobbitt, 74

Peggie Journigan Bobbitt, 74, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at her home. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Genie and Alice Journigan and was a member of Forestville Baptist Church. She was a community mother and grandmother to many. Funeral...

Albert Coley Height, 74

Albert Coley Height, 74, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at his home. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Lucille Watkins Height and Albert Evan Height. Mr. Height was the owner of Height’s Construction for many years. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m....

John Jerome Cook, 82

Colonel John Jerome Cook, U.S. Army (Ret.), 82, of Cary, passed away Saturday Jan. 3, 2015. He was born in Waukesha, Wis., to the late Jerome Francis Cook and Agnes Blank Cook. Col. Cook served 32 years, active duty with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Upon his...

CDR (Retired) Richard “Rick” E. Frye II, 69

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Rick Frye, 69, of Coos Bay, Oregon, will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Allegany Community Center. Private cremation rites were held at Ocean View Memorial Gardens Crematory in Coos Bay. Rick was born May 9, 1945,...

Ashanie Shemar Russell, 19

Ashanie Shemar Russell, 19, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 20, 1995. Ashanie graduated in 2013 from Wake Forest-Rolesville High School and was a sophomore at East...

Janet Marie Jones, 72

Born on Aug. 29, 1942, in Portsmouth, Va., to David and Audrey Jones, Janet Marie Jones moved to Wake Forest in 2004. She passed away Dec. 27, 2014, at WakeMed in Raleigh. Janet is survived by her daughter, Laura Lee Webb of Youngsville; son, Paul Dean Webb Jr. and wife, Lori, of...

James Steadman Anderson, 76

James “Jimmy” Steadman Anderson passed away Dec. 28, 2014, with his family by his side. Born on July 20, 1938, in Dudley, to Theda Williamson and James H. Anderson, Jimmy grew up in the historic Mordecai area of Raleigh. He served eight years in the Marine Reserves. Jimmy was...

Michael F. (Mike) Jessup, 58

Michael Fountain “Mike” Jessup, 58, of Youngsville, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, at his home. He was born in Vance County to the late Arthur Fountain Jessup and the late Georgia Pauline Lawson Jessup. Mike retired from Gaylord Containers as production manager with more than 20...

Mamie Watkins Blackley, 94

Mamie Watkins Blackley, 94, passed away Dec. 27, 2014. She was born October 11, 1920 in Wake County to the late Lorenzo Newsome Watkins and Luetta Bailey Watkins. Mamie graduated from Rolesville High School in 1938 where she was Valedictorian of her senior class. She was preceded...

Howard L. “H.L.” Cash, Jr.. 58

Howard Lee “H.L” Cash, Jr., 58, of Youngsville died Thursday Dec. 18, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Margie Averette Cash and Howard Lee Cash, Sr. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 22, 2014 at Oak Level Christian Church in...

Albert Taylor Moore, 62

Albert Taylor Moore, 62, of 608 Tenbury Woods Court, died Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014 at Transitions LifeCare, Raleigh. He was affectionately known as “T” by his wife and “Taylor” by his many friends. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the American Legion Post 52 in...