Gregory Lester “Hammer” Harrison

Gregory Lester “Hammer” Harrison, of Wake Forest, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Harrison enjoyed hunting, following sports — especially Wake Forest Demon Deacons and spending time with family and friends. Harrison was predeceased by brother Gordon Harrison. He is survived by his...

Carl Richard “Bo” Watson, 79

Carl Richard “Bo” Watson, 79, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehab Center in Henderson. Memorial services were be conducted Saturday, Aug. 3 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Chapel, Franklinton, by the Rev. Spencer Strickland and Robert Dale Pendleton. Watson is...

Linda Eakes Glover, 58

Linda Eakes Glover, 58, of Youngsville, passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at Duke Raleigh Hospital.  She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Henry Eakes and Sara Harris Eakes. Linda worked in the purchasing department for Corning Glass/AVX for 37 years and most...

Percy Van “Pete” Dunston, 83

Percy Van “Pete” Dunston, 83, of Louisburg, passed away Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013. The funeral was held Aug. 19 at Mitchell Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan Lilly officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Dunston is survived by his wife Mary Lizzie Dunston; daughters,...
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John S. Bruce, 83

John S. Bruce, 83, of Wendell died Monday evening, July 22, 2013 at his home. He was born in Robeson County, the son of the late Java and Elizabeth June Bruce and was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Bruce was a retired automotive mechanic and was a veteran of the U.S....

Gloria Hawkins White, 55

Gloria Hawkins White, 55, of Louisburg died Thursday, July 25, 2013. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 at Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. John Hopkins Sr. officiating. Burial was in Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Hawkins is survived by her...
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Leonard Fred “Len” Watkins, 81

Leonard Fred “Len” Watkins, 81, of Wake Forest passed away at WakeMed Monday, July 29, 2013. Watkins was born Aug. 21, 1931 in Wake County, the son of the late Wesley Marvin Watkins and Nellie Gray Hagwood Watkins. He worked with Mallinckrodt Chemicals, and was known for having a...

Lucille Debnam Black, 93

Lucille Debnam Black, 93, of Youngsville died Monday, July 22, 2013. The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Old Liberty Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Anthony Murrill Sr. officiating. Burial was in Old Liberty Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery....

Magdalean R. Hunter, 81

Magdalean R. Hunter, 81, of Nashville passed away Monday, July 22, 2013. The funeral service was held at noon Friday, July 26 at Union Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Davis officiating. Burial was in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery. Hunter is survived by her...

Madge Y. Johnson, 99

Madge Yarborough Johnson, 99, of Youngsville passed away peacefully Sunday, July 21, 2013, surrounded by her family at Hillside Nursing Center. She was a member of Harris Chapel Baptist Church. Prior to retirement, she was employed by the Franklin County Public School System at...
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Richard “Shef” Shefchunas, 70

Richard “Shef” Shefchunas, 70, of Youngsville died Sunday, July 21, 2013. Shefchunas was born Feb. 26, 1943 in Oil City, Pa., the son of the late Joe and Stella Shefchunas. He graduated from Oil City high school and served six years in the U.S. Army Reserves. As a teen,...

Patsy B. Hicks, 74

Patsy Bartholomew Hicks, 74, of Youngsville died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Bartholomew. She retired from Nationwide Insurance Company after more than 30 years...