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Junior Lee Hester, 81

Junior Lee Hester, 81, of Raleigh, passed away Sept. 12, 2013 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring of complications resulting from congestive heart failure. He was born in Vance County in 1932 and later moved with his family to Warrenton, NC where he graduated from John...

Booster White, 87

Booster White, 87, of Louisburg, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Sid and Cassie White and was a retired tobacco auctioneer and farmer. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Flat Rock Baptist Church. Burial will follow...

Robert Lance O’Neal, 86

Robert Lance O’Neal, 86, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at his home. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy O’Neal. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Ann Rey Burbank O’Neal; his sister, Margaret O’Neal and by his brother,...

Gladys Mae Harrison, 82

Gladys Mae Harrison, 82, of Rutherfordton, died Sept. 8, 2013 at The Carolina House. Harrison was the daughter of the late Mike and Lizzie O’Neal Bailey. She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Piedmont, S.C. and was also active in the community in the Mother’s Club...

Rev. Lenora Jones Mangum, 81

Rev. Lenora Jones Mangum, 81, of Wake Forest, died Saturday evening, Sept. 7, 2013 at Hillside Nursing Center. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Jessie and Ruby Jones and spent her entire life serving the Lord as a minister. Funeral services were Tuesday,...

Sarah Edwards Peoples, 91

Sarah Edwards Peoples, 91, of Louisburg died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Louisburg Nursing Center. She was born March 25, 1922 to the late Isham Hamlin and Lula Ethel Dunn Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Lassiter Peoples, Sr. She...

Viola K. McCane, 69

Viola K. McCane, 69, of Franklinton, died Friday Aug. 30, 2013. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dorothy Holland Steele and George Steele. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry, Larry and Daniel Steele. She was a member of Faith Baptist...

Matthew “Matt” Justin McCormick, 28

Matthew “Matt” Justin McCormick, 28, of Louisburg, died Monday night, Sept. 2, 2013. Matt was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Lucille Denton. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Matt is survived by his wife, Tiffany McCormick and daughters,...

Ronald Edward Doman, 64

    Ronald Edward Doman, 64, of Raleigh, died Saturday Aug. 31, 2013 at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. He was born in Winchester, Va., the son of Christina Riley Doman and the late James Doman. Ron’s love of people meant that he was a stranger to no one. As an avid...

Peggy Jean Liles Gay, 73

Peggy Jean Liles Gay, 73, of Youngsville, died Monday Aug. 26, 2013. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Nettie Jane Liles Perry and Robert Lee Liles. Peggy was a dedicated worker starting out as a bookkeeper for many years at Zebulon Sheet Metal, followed...

Ida “Vetta” Fogg, 56

Ida “Vetta” Fogg, 56, of Louisburg, passed away Friday Aug. 23. A memorial service will be held today (Aug. 29), 4 p.m., at the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel with evangelist Calvin Montague officiating. Fogg is survived by daughters, Ebony Fogg and Melanie Williams; son, Alonza...

Lorenzo “Pete” Yarborough, 77

Lorenzo “Pete” Yarborough, 77, passed away on Friday Aug. 23, 2013. A memorial service will be held today (Aug. 29), 2 p.m., at Allen Chapel Baptist Church. Yarborough is survived by daughters, Hellen David of Charlotte, Yvonne Kearney of Louisburg, Lolita Parker of Kittrell,...