Linda M. Griffin, 70

Linda Marie Griffin, 70, of Louisburg, formerly of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. She was born in Robeson County, the daughter of the late Alice Miller Griffin and James Dewey Griffin. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Landmark Baptist Church. Burial...

Lula Wiggins, 99

Sunrise — June 6, 1915 Sunset — Sept. 28, 2014 Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Wiggins, 99, of Youngsville, will be held Friday, Oct. 3, at Woodland Chapel Baptist Church, 13500 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest.

Larry Bryant Aiken, 62

Larry Bryant Aiken, 62, of Raleigh, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle against cancer Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Rex Hospital. Larry was born in Wake County Dec. 7, 1951, the son of the late Frank “Ad” Aiken and Lida Jones Aiken. A memorial service will be held at...

M. Oscar O’Neal, 83

M. Oscar O’Neal, 83, of Wake Forest, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at his home. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Robert Connie O’Neal and Nesby Davis O’Neal. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial was in the...

Beth Dickerson, 87

Elizabeth Beasley “Beth” Dickerson, 87, of Wake Forest, passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at her home. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Wagstaff Beasley and Joe Ben Beasley of Franklin County. After graduating from Mills High School, Beth attended Louisburg College. In 1947,...

Ben Sigel Johnson, 85

Ben Sigel Johnson, 85, of Wake Forest, died Sept. 30, 2014. He was born Aug. 8, 1929, in Springfield, Mo., to Ben W. and Florence Johnson, and he spent his childhood in Marshfield, Mo. The majority of his adult life was spent in Wake Forest. Educated at the University of...

William A. Williams, 82

William Albert “Bill” Williams, 82, of Rolesville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Mr. Williams is survived by his daughters, Kathleen Barcomb, Rose Vaughan and Noel Romanovsky; grandchildren, Jaimey Barton, Kaitlin Barcomb, Taylor Vaughan, Michael Romanovsky and Derek...

Phyllis Rose Harris Strickland, 75

Phyllis Rose Harris Strickland, 75, of Zebulon, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014, surrounded by her daughters at Wake Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Miller and Claudia Harris, and was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and...

Frank D. Daniel, 80

Frank D. Daniel, 80, of Franklinton, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Vance County, the son of the late Edith Hicks Daniel and Henry Harold Daniel, and he was retired from CP&L. Mr. Daniel is survived by his wife, Sue Culler Daniel; sons, Tony...

Blanche Helen Perry, 84

Blanche Helen Perry, 84, of Louisburg died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. She is survived by four daughters, Patricia Chavis, of Henderson, and Vernell Alston, Barbara Ragland and Dorothy Gupton, all of Louisburg; two sons, James Perry and Clinton Perry, both of Louisburg; and seven...

Darlene Hollar Stoker, 45

Darlene Hollar Stoker, 45, of Lenoir, formerly of Rolesville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Stoker was born in Catawba County to the late Curly Hollar and Frances Rogers Hollar Turner. She worked in public safety as a judicial services coordinator....

Sandra Gail Biggers, 69

Sandra Gail Campbell Cannon Biggers, 69, of Louisburg, wife of Robert Biggers Jr., died Sept. 19, 2014, at her home in Louisburg. She was born April 8, 1945, to the late John Wesley and Hazel Spradley Campbell. In addition to her husband, Sandra is survived by her son, Joseph Lee...