Evelyn A. Pearce, 83

Evelyn Averette Pearce, 83, of Rolesville passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Robert and Bessie Averette. Evelyn was a homemaker and a lifelong member of Rolesville Baptist Church. Evelyn is survived by her son, Kirby and...

James Ross Yager, 75

James “Jimmy” Ross Yager, 75, of Knightdale died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Clara Winston Yager and Ross Washington Yager, and he was retired from the city of Raleigh Solid Waste Management. Mr. Yager is survived by his wife, Erlene...

Janice Smith Wheeler, 64

Janice Smith Wheeler, 64, of Louisburg died Sept. 20, 2014, at Universal Healthcare in Nashville. She was born Feb. 17, 1950, to the late Sidney and Mary Butner Smith. She was preceded in death by her son, Avery Guy Jr. A memorial service took place Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Hickory...

Marvin Caldwell Jr., 43

Marvin Caldwell Jr., 43, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Hargrove Caldwell and three daughters, Allyson, Alexandra and Taylor Caldwell, all of Wake Forest. Parents Marvin and Rosa Caldwell Sr., sister, Danielle Caldwell, and...

Charles Haney, 88

Charles David “Charlie” Haney, 88, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y., the son of the late Mary Daly Hynie and Charles Hynie. Mr. Haney is survived by his wife, Mildred Koval Haney; children, Linda Matlat and husband, John, and Mark Haney...

Bruce Cameron Mooring, 57

Bruce Cameron “Snake” Mooring, 57, of Wake Forest, died Sept. 11, 2014, after a battle with cancer. Bruce was born in Encino, Calif., to the late Eugene Cameron Mooring and Catherine Elizabeth Alexander Mooring. He was employed at Proto Labs/Fineline Prototyping as a CNC...

William Robert Bruce Jr., 56

William Robert Bruce Jr., 56, of Raleigh, passed into the arms of Jesus Sept. 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. His 31-month battle with brain cancer ended. Robert was born in Bristol, Tenn., and was raised in Sandy Springs, Ga. He went to college at Valdosta State,...

Bonnie Rae Watson, 65

Bonnie Rae Watson, 65, of Creedmoor, died at her home Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Born May 7, 1949, in New Brunswick, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Lt. Col. James B. McConnico Sr. and Lillian Rae McConnico. Bonnie traveled the world with her parents while they were in the...

Edward Ernest Wells, 79

Edward Ernest Wells, 79, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Morningside Assisted Living in Raleigh. He was born in London, England, the son of the late William Wells and Queenie Neal Wells. Mr. Wells is survived by his wife, Barbara Cufari Wells; daughters, Donna...

Dorothy Louise Jones, 70

Dorothy Louise Jones, 70, of Louisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. She was born Jan. 10, 1944, to the late Robert and Dorothy Aurelia Wallis Lawrence. She was employed with Franklin County Social Services in child protective services until her retirement. She is survived by...

Richard Evans Sr., 59

Richard Evans Sr., 59, of Spring Hope, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Evans, of Spring Hope; four daughters, Tracy Justice-Clark, of Winston-Salem, Annetta Crudup, of Franklinton, Erica Elaine Alston, of Louisburg, and Mistee Evans, of Spring...

Judie A. Bowden, 94

Judie Lee Aycocke Bowden, 94, of Louisburg, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Universal Healthcare in Nashville. Born June 19, 1920, to the late Joseph and Beulah Brown Aycocke, she lived in the Justice community and was a member of Duke Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by...