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Dorothy (Dot) Hall Hinton, 71

Dorothy (Dot) Hall Hinton, 71, of Wake Forest, went to be with her Lord May 26, 2014, when she lost her battle to breast cancer after a fight of more than 14 years. Dot was born in Abington, Penn., to Bernice and Raymond Parker April 1, 1943. She was predeceased by her parents...
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Willie Frank Bartholomew, 78

Willie Frank Bartholomew, 78, of Louisburg, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at his home. Willie Frank was the son of the late Willie H. and Suell Joyner Bartholomew. He retired from the Army National Guard at the rank of 1st Sergeant after 32 years of service and was honored with the...

Samuel R. Bizzell, 82

Samuel R. Bizzell, 82, of Wake Forest, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh. He was born May 18, 1931, in Wayne County, N.C. He is survived by three daughters, Mary A. Bizzell-Harris and Joyce M. Bizzell, both of Raleigh; and Francis B. Bryant (Roy),...
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J.E. Horton, 77

James Everette Horton, 77, of Louisburg, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at his home. He was known by many as J.E. or “J.” He was the son of the late Sam and Flossie Tant Horton. J.E. was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie J. Horton; son, Sammy Horton; and his sister, Yvonne...
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Gerald L. Stanton, 67

Gerald Lee Stanton, 67, of Louisburg, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at WakeMed. Gerald was the son of the late Irving and Beatrice P. Stanton. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. A funeral service was held Friday, May 16, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. Burial followed in...

J. Larry Dowdy Sr., 68

James Larry Dowdy Sr., 68, of Louisburg, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. He was born in Johnston County, the son of the late Rev. Leon Wilson Dowdy and Bessie Pearl Ellis Dowdy. Mr. Dowdy is survived by his wife, Pamela Jean Dowdy; sons, James Larry Dowdy Jr.,...
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Claude Vernon Hunter, 80

Claude Vernon Hunter, 80, of Rolesville, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Vance County, the son of the late Callie Vernon Hunter and Ida Lloyd Hunter, and was retired from Weavexx, where he worked in the shipping and receiving department. Mr. Hunter...
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Leonard J. Groves, 82

Leonard James Groves, 82, of Fayetteville, died Monday, May 12, 2014. Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria M. Groves. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, was awarded the Purple Heart in the Korean War and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. After...

Jerry T. Allen, 55

Jerry Thomas Allen, 55, of Creedmoor, died Friday, May 16, 2014. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 20, at Mary’s Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Al Thomas officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Jerry is survived by his wife, Lisa Ross Allen; children, Dana...

Carol A. Williams, 67

Carol Ann Nichols Williams, 67, of Bunn, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at her home. Carol was the daughter of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Nichols. A funeral mass was held Tuesday, May 13, at Our Lady of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church. Carol is survived by her husband, Robe...

Ronnie Keith Narron, 63

Ronnie Keith Narron, 63, of Wake Forest, died Sunday, May 4, 2014. He was born in Johnston County, the son of the late Mabel Hicks Narron and Joe Narron, and was a project manager with Southern Industrial Constructors for more than 40 years. A memorial service honoring his life...

Rose Peres Oudia

Rose Peres Oudia, of Wake Forest, was called home to be with the Lord Monday, May 5, 2014. Rose was a loving daughter, sister, chef, caretaker and servant of God. Her sweet spirit will forever live through her family and friends. Rose is survived by her mother, Susan Oudia;...