Freda Jeffreys, 91

Freda Jeffreys, 91, of Wake Forest, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at REX Healthcare, Raleigh. She was born to the late Henderson and Alberata Jeffreys. The funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 17, 2 p.m., at New Bethel Baptist Church in Rolesville. Burial will followed in...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Wilkins, 47

Jacquline “Jackie” Wilkins, 47, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. The funeral was held Aug. 15, at Allen Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Claude Dunston officiating. Wilkins is survived by her daughter, Lakesha Wilkins; sisters, Judy Dunston and Barbara Grissom of...

Mary Thomas Walters, 92

Mary Thomas Walters, 92, of Leesburg, Va., passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Rolesville, North Carolina, the daughter of the late William Thomas Debnam and late Amie Perry Debnam Lane, she was also preceded in death by her...

Ronald Lee Jeffries, 71

Ronald Lee Jeffries, 71, of Raleigh, loving husband, father, brother and friend died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Montgomery County, the son of the late Margaret Freeman Jeffries and Joseph Palmer Jeffries. A memorial service honoring his life was held...

Robert L. “Bobby” Hargrove, 69

Robert L. “Bobby” Hargrove, 69, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. The funeral was Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mitchell Baptist Church with the Rev. Daniel Lilly officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hargrove is survived by daughters, Tonette Crudup, April Perry, and...

Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83

Roosevelt “Bell” Kearney, 83, of Louisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. Kearny is survived by his daughters, Dorothy Kearney Bass and Eliza Hawkins, both of Raleigh, Earnestine Fogg of Franklinton and Francine Williams of Gulfport, Miss.; sons Clayton Kearney, Walter Kearney and...

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45

Michelle Lee Frisbee, 45, of Wake Forest, went from the arms of her parents to the arms of Jesus Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 at Rex Hospital. She was born in Olean, N.Y., the daughter of Karen Lee Trask Frisbee and Larry J. Frisbee. Frisbee is survived by her parents, Larry and Karen...

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84

Ruby May Bragg Maroney, 84, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the Louisburg Nursing Center. She was a native of Vance County and the daughter of the late Willie Bragg, Sr. and Elizabeth Dixon Bragg. She was the owner of the former Ruby’s Place in Franklinton....

Charles H. Flippo Jr., 67

Charles Harrison Flippo Jr., 67, of Louisburg, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. He was born in Stafford, Va., the son of the late Laura Wood Cardwell and Charles H. Flippo Sr. Flippo is survived by his wife, Marie Flippo; children, Rose Jordan and Robert Choat of Louisburg; sisters,...

Bruce Kippax, 49

Bruce Kippax, 49, of Youngsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at Franklin Regional Hospital in Louisburg. He was born in Denville, N.J., the son of Eleanor Dubiel Kippax and the late Albert Kippax III. Bruce was employed with Xerox for 25 years. He had competed in stock car racing...

Hazel Smith Ashley, 89

Hazel Smith Ashley, 89, of Youngsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at the Carolina House of Wake Forest. She was born in Greenwood County, S.C., the daughter of the late Clyde E. Smith and Alice Beasley Smith. A celebration of Ashley’s life will be held at Saturday, Aug....

R. Jasper Privette, 84

R. Jasper Privette, 84, of Franklinton, passed away on his birthday Thursday Aug. 8, 2013 at the Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born the son of Raney and Mae Privette. He was predeceased by his daughter, Margaret Privette; sisters, Rachel Davis, Francis Grissom and...