Cora Virginia Green, 80

Cora Virginia Green, 80, died Oct. 26, 2013. Funeral services are Nov. 1, 2 p.m. at Roland Chapel Christian Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, with Minister Annie Davis. Open visitation will be held at the Richardson Funeral Home, Louisburg, Oct. 31, 4-7 p.m. She...

Willie McDonald “Mac” Clifton, 84

Willie McDonald “Mac” Clifton, 84, died October 10, 2013. Willie is survived by his spouse, Mary Clift0n of the home; three daughters, Lucy Sampson of Washington, D.C., Sebrenda Clifton of Durham, and Dana Clifton of the home; his son Bonnie Clifton of Upper Marlboro, Md.; his...

Jean Harris Winn, 91

Jean Harris Winn, 91, of Youngsville, died peacefully in her home on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in the presence of her family. She was born Sept. 1, 1922, the daughter of James Edgar Harris and Susan Morris Harris. Mrs. Winn graduated from East Carolina Teacher’s College in 1943 and...

Zollie “Zeke” Floyd, 60

Zollie “Zeke” Floyd, 60, died October 11, 2013. Zollie is survived by his spouse, Mary B. Floyd of Louisburg; two daughters, Kersha Floyd of the home and Renee Watson of Aberdeen, Md.; three sons, Quincy Floyd of the home, Anthony Evan of Rocky Mount, and Deon Evans of Charlotte;...

Margaret Johnston Wineinger, 89

Margaret Johnston Wineinger of Raleigh passed away Oct. 13, 2013. She was born in March 12, 1924, to Clement Bernard and Helen Saintsing Johnston of Wake Forest. During the latter stages of World War II, Margaret met and married Lon E. Maggart of Tennessee and had a son, Lon ...

Betsy Poole Heigl, 67

Betsy Catherine Poole Heigl, 67, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Durham County, the daughter of the late Arthur Lee Poole and Mae Ferrell Poole. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, Oct....
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Frances Wilson McGhee Cherry, 70

Frances Wilson McGhee Cherry, 70, died on Oct. 6, 2013 at home in Greenville. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, 10:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Franklinton, 3 p.m. Born in Henderson, Dec. 3, 1942, Fran was the...

Linwood “Gene Boy” Chavis Jr., 40

Linwood “Gene Boy” Chavis Jr., 40, died Oct. 3, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Chavis of Louisburg; two daughters, Uneshia Chavis and Destiny Chavis of the home; two sons, Vandarious Chavis and Kevin Williams of the home; his mother Linwood Rebecca Chavis of Henderson;...

W. Edward Robertson, 91

W. Edward Robertson, 91, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at WakeMed. Mr. Robertson was born in Granville County, the son of the late Oscar Robertson and Annie O’Neal Robertson and was a member of New Light Baptist Church. Funeral services were held Sunday,...

Ronald A. Swartz, 53

Ronald A. Swartz, 53, of Youngsville, NC, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2013. He was born July 31, 1960 in Mt. Pleasant a son of the late Edward Swartz and Emma Jean Scott Harris and step-father Kenneth Harve Harris. Ron was a carpenter...

Viola Pearce Rigsbee, 89

Viola Pearce Rigsbee, 89, of Wake Forest, formerly of Durham, died Monday morning, Oct. 7, 2013. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Clavenia Wilkes Pearce and George Pearce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Duma Rigsbee; two sons, Robert and Tommy and...

Virginia “Ginny” Turner Kaess, 79

Virginia “Ginny” Lee Turner Kaess, 79, of Wake Forest, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. She was born in Sophia, W. Va., the daughter of the late Fred Brewer and Ada Pine Godfrey Brewer. Virginia was a hotel general manager/hotel...