Sara Frances Davis, 90

Sara Frances Catlette Davis, 90, of Youngsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Sid Catlette and Lizzie Ray Catlette and was a member of Stony Hill Baptist Church. Funeral...

Donald Warren DeJong, 83

Donald Warren DeJong, Ph.D., 83, of Youngsville passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Doon, Iowa, one of four children born to the late Rev. John and Margaret DeJong. After earning a double...
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Mark Wilson Barham, 45

Mark Wilson Barham 45, 7332 Stony Hill Rd., Wake Forest, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Raleigh at Rex Hospital on Dec. 6, 1967, the son of Patricia Dunn Barham and Ted Wilson Barham. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He...

Lucy Edgerton Hawkins, 95

Lucy Edgerton Hawkins, 95, of Louisburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Hawkins is survived by her daughters, Christine Hawkins of New York, N.Y., Margaret Woodard (James) of Kernersville, Louise James (Robert), of Union City, Calif. and Elizabeth Williams (Hurley), of...
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Brahm Copeland Scarpace, 2½ months old

Brahm Copeland Scarpace, 2½ months old, of Wake Forest, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Our precious, beautiful angel graced us with his presence for such a short period of time. We were blessed to have been able to meet his inspiring and sweet spirit. His mommy, daddy,...

Herbert B. Perry, 83

Herbert B. Perry, 83, of Nashville, N.C., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Perry is survived by his wife, Annie Virginia Avent Perry, of the home; daughters, Carolyn Moore, of Whitakers, Marcie Perry Cooper, of Rocky Mount and son, Craig Avent, of Richmond, Va. Also surviving are...

Mary E. “Lil Mary” Wilson, 71

Mary E. “Lil Mary” Wilson, 71, of Franklinton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. She is survived by her husband, James Otis Wilson, of the home; two sons, Ulic Donnell Wilson and James Darrin Wilson, both of Raleigh; three granddaughters, Isabella Wilson, Nina Wilson and...

Jon Arthur Ray, 55

Jon Arthur Ray, 55, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Bradford, Penn., the son of Emma Mabes Ray and the late Bernard Ray. Jon was employed with the town of Wake Forest from February 9, 1999 until...

Mae Catherine Anderson, 62

Mae Catherine “MaeCat” Anderson, 62, of Franklinton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Anderson is survived by her husband, Perry Lee Anderson Jr., a daughter, Nicole Anderson and two sons, Stacy and Tracy Anderson, all of the home; her mother, Flora Mae Green of Franklinton; three...

Kalvin Humphries, 53

Kalvin Humphries, 53, of Rocky Mount went to be with Jesus Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013. He was born Sept. 27, 1960. Humphries is survived by his sister, Shirley Campbell of Zebulon; one brother, Brann Humphries of Roxboro, along with numerous loving nieces and nephews, and...
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John James Schumitta, III, 71

John James Schumitta, III, 71, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at the VA Medical Center in Durham. He was born in Kearny, N.J., the son of the late Shirley Mae Corbett Schumitta and John James Schumitta, II, and was a veteran of the US Navy. John was a man of many talents....

Deborah May Gill, 58

Deborah May Gill, 58, of Franklinton, died Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Ethel Dickerson May and Stanford May. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest May. In honor of Deborah’s request, there was a...