Gordon M. Joyner, 66

Graveside services for Gordon M. “Butch” Joyner, 66, of Wake Forest, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, at noon at the Wake Forest Cemetery.

Osbert Noel Perkins, 80

Osbert Noel Perkins, 80, of Louisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born Aug. 24, 1934, to the late Charles FitzGeorge and Carrie Elizabeth Noël Perkins. He is survived by his daughters, Alison and Nicole Perkins-Isleib and her husband, Bryan, and his...

Doran Long, 25

Doran “Trizzy” Long, 25, of Louisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. He is survived by two sons, Doran Marquis Long Jr. and Jaran Tyron Long, both of Louisburg; parents Robert and Yvonne Long, of Louisburg; sister, Felecia Ann Perry, of Raleigh; and maternal grandfather, Eddie...

Daniel Brooks Harris, 67

Daniel Brooks Harris, 67, of Franklinton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was born in Murray County, Tenn., to the late Mack B. Harris and Sarah Goslin Harris. He was the owner and operator of D.B. Harris & Sons Landscaping for more than 30 years, and...

Mary Ada Holliman Martin, 92

Mary Ada Holliman Martin, 92, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A native of Rockingham County, Mrs. Martin was the wife of the late Wallace C. Martin and the daughter of the late Joseph Holliman and the late Lara Christley Holliman. Mrs....

Harry W. Vanderbach, 75

Harry Walter Vanderbach, 75, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. Harry was born in Hudson County, N.J., the son of the late Harry Walter Vanderbach and Clara Duhne Vanderbach. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church and retired...

Gordon M. Joyner, 66

Gordon M. “Butch” Joyner, 66, of Wake Forest was called home by our heavenly Father Wednesday, Aug. 13, after a battle with cancer. He will be missed by his family and many friends. A graveside service will take place at a later date.

Faye Mitchell Doby, 78

Faye Mitchell Doby, 78, of Raleigh, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at WakeMed. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Vera Perry Mitchell. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Randy Bridges...

James Aaron Pearson, 73

James Aaron Pearson, 73, of Wake Forest, loving husband, father and grandfather died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Brunswick County, Va., the son of the late Jessie Moody Pearson and John Henry Pearson. Mr. Pearson was a dedicated employee at Leith,...

Joseph G. Winfree, 76

Joseph G. Winfree, age 76, of Lansing, N.C., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2014. He was a native of Raleigh and the son of the late Gaston M. and Josephine Phillips Winfree. Joseph had served as mayor of Rolesville for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, Rose Winfree, of Lansing;...

Karen E. Boyd, 54

Karen E. Boyd, 54, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Lexington, Ky., the daughter of John Everton and the late Estelle Cruse Everton. She is survived by her husband, Dewayne Boyd; daughter, DeAnna Stojan and husband, James, of...

Lillie Mae Lawrence, 85

Lillie Mae “Lil” Lawrence, 85, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Lawrence, and son, James Lawrence, both of Youngsville; brother, James Otha Tabron, of Franklinton; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation...