Greg “Fatboy” Baughman, 55

Greg "Fatboy" Baughman, 55 On the day of March 30, 2016, "Fatboy" passed away at Duke Regional Hospital. He was born in Kinston Feb. 12, 1961. He is preceded in death by his mother, Glinda Skinner. He is survived by his wife, Diane Baughman and son Josh of the home, father Tommy...

Michelle Simone Barlow, 42

Michelle Simone Barlow, 42 On the evening of March 22, 2016, Michelle Simone Barlow, 42, passed away suddenly due to injuries sustained when her vehicle was rear-ended by a dump truck on Capital Boulevard in Wake Forest. Michelle was returning from a teacher’s workshop at the...

Mary Holmes Lassiter, 75

Mary Holmes Lassiter, 75 Mary Holmes Lassiter, 75, of Wake Forest, died Monday, March 21 at home after an extended illness. She was born in Wake County February 24, 1941, the daughter of the late Eric and Henrietta Holmes. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today...

Shirley Mavis Johnson, 86

Shirley Mavis Johnson, 86 Shirley Mavis Johnson, of Wake Forest, passed away March 7, 2016 at the age of 86. Shirley was born in Cleveland and lived in Northfield, Ohio for almost 30 years after marrying her high school sweetheart, James C. Johnson, Jr. in 1954. They moved to...

Johnny Carroll Norris, 71

Johnny Carroll Norris, 71 Johnny Carroll Norris, 71, of Newport, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 1 at the Victory Baptist Church, 1051 Hibbs Road, Newport, with the pastors, the Rev. Roger Whaley, and...

Stacie Michelle Alford, 32

Stacie Michelle Alford, 32 Stacie Michelle Alford, 32, of Youngsville, passed away on Sunday March 6, 2016. She was born in Bartow, Fla., the daughter of Mary James and Michael Evans. A funeral service celebrating her life was held Wednesday, March 9, at the Harris Chapel Baptist...

Patsy Moody “Ma” Champion, 61

Patsy Moody "Ma" Champion, 61 Patsy Moody "Ma" Champion, 61, of Wake Forest, went to be with her master and Lord Jesus Christ on March 5, 2016. She was born March 11, 1954 to Frances Ray Moody and the late Clint Moody. She was preceded in death by her sister, Pam McElveen. Patsy...

Marilyn B. Brewster, 92

Marilyn B. Brewster, 92 Marilyn B. Brewster of Raleigh passed away at 92 years of age on Feb. 29, 2016. Marilyn died comforted by her daughter and son-in-law in their home. Marilyn was born May 17, 1923 in Tacoma Wash. the daughter of Richard A. Blundell and Pearl J. Hoffman. She...

Shirley Temple Strickland, 80

Shirley Temple Strickland, 80 Shirley Temple Strickland, 80, of Franklinton, went to be with the Lord, on Friday, March 4, 2016. She was born Dec. 28, 1935 in Raleigh, the daughter of Margaret Allen and was a dedicated mother and grandmother. Funeral services were held Sunday,...

Robert Paul Frieda, 75

Robert Paul Frieda, 75 Robert Paul Frieda went to be with the Lord Feb. 22, 2016. He was born March 5, 1940 in Bastrop, Texas. Robert graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in marketing and accounting. He received his CPA and practiced in Houston until his move to...

James Harold Daniel, 73

James Harold Daniel, 73 James Harold Daniel, 73, of Raleigh, went to be with the Lord, on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. He was born October 29, 1942 in Wake County, the son of Judd Wilson Daniel, Sr. and Ethel Haywood Alford. James graduated in 1961 from Leland High School where he was...

Marguerite Chappell Woodlief, 77

Marguerite Chappell Woodlief, 77 Marguerite Chappell Woodlief, 77, of Wake Forest, a believer in Christ, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday Feb. 25, 2016. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Daisy Parrott Chappell and Harvey William Chappell Sr....