Denver Hill, 88

Denver Howard Hill, 88, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1925, in Charleston, W.Va., to the late Francis Marion and Lorraine McCormick Hill. He served in the U.S. Navy, and then worked as an inspector for the...

Maylon Jones Frazier, 91

Maylon Jones Frazier, 91, of Raleigh, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at his home. He was born and reared on a farm in Franklin County, the son of the late Grover Haywood Frazier and Goldie Hagwood Frazier. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as an aerial gunner in WWII, and later...

Darrell Eric Medlin, 65

Darrell Eric Medlin, 65, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Louisburg Nursing Center. Born in Vance County, Darrell was the son of the late Eric L. and Maude Pernell Medlin. Until his health declined, Darrell enjoyed fishing and hunting. Surviving are his wife,...

Richard Carl Beer

He will be missed by so many. There are many things he did with friends and in the community that we don’t even know. He loved family, friends, sports, food and children. Hardee’s breakfast time will never be the same whether you sat there with him or drove by and saw his truck...
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Mary Ada Holliman Martin, 92

Mary Ada Holliman Martin, 92, of Wake Forest, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A native of Rockingham County, Mrs. Martin was the wife of the late Wallace C. Martin and the daughter of the late Joseph Holliman and the late Lara Christley Holliman. Mrs....

Harry W. Vanderbach, 75

Harry Walter Vanderbach, 75, of Raleigh, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Hillside Nursing Center. Harry was born in Hudson County, N.J., the son of the late Harry Walter Vanderbach and Clara Duhne Vanderbach. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church and retired...

Gordon M. Joyner, 66

Gordon M. “Butch” Joyner, 66, of Wake Forest was called home by our heavenly Father Wednesday, Aug. 13, after a battle with cancer. He will be missed by his family and many friends. A graveside service will take place at a later date.
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Faye Mitchell Doby, 78

Faye Mitchell Doby, 78, of Raleigh, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at WakeMed. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Vera Perry Mitchell. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Randy Bridges...

James Aaron Pearson, 73

James Aaron Pearson, 73, of Wake Forest, loving husband, father and grandfather died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Brunswick County, Va., the son of the late Jessie Moody Pearson and John Henry Pearson. Mr. Pearson was a dedicated employee at Leith,...

Joseph G. Winfree, 76

Joseph G. Winfree, age 76, of Lansing, N.C., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2014. He was a native of Raleigh and the son of the late Gaston M. and Josephine Phillips Winfree. Joseph had served as mayor of Rolesville for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, Rose Winfree, of Lansing;...

Karen E. Boyd, 54

Karen E. Boyd, 54, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Lexington, Ky., the daughter of John Everton and the late Estelle Cruse Everton. She is survived by her husband, Dewayne Boyd; daughter, DeAnna Stojan and husband, James, of...

Lillie Mae Lawrence, 85

Lillie Mae “Lil” Lawrence, 85, of Youngsville, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Vickie Lawrence, and son, James Lawrence, both of Youngsville; brother, James Otha Tabron, of Franklinton; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation...