George Wilson Murphy, 99

George Wilson Murphy, 99 George Wilson Murphy, 99, died Saturday at his residence, eight days before his 100th birthday. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Cornelia Roberts Murphy and James F. Murphy and was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Murphy Howell....

Liberty O’Neal Strock, 88

Liberty O’Neal Strock, 88 Liberty O’Neal Strock, 88, of Raleigh, passed away Friday  at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Loretta Ray O’Neal and William Graham O’Neal. Funeral services were held Monday in the chapel of...

Lillian Catherine Christie, 95

Lillian Catherine Christie, 95 Lillian Catherine Christie, 95 of Wake Forest passed away Monday, June 8 at WakeMed Hospital. Our families have lost a good friend, a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great grandmother/nana, aunt/great aunt, mother-in-law. But above all we...

Ruby Jane Simmons East Nall

Ruby Jane Simmons East Nall of Wake Forest, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015. She was born April 27, 1920, in Surry County, NC, to Charlie and Nannie Inman Simmons. She was predeceased by her sisters Lois and Pauline and brothers Ray and Graham. During World War II, she worked...

Anna Faye Troutman Daoust, 53

Anna Faye Troutman Daoust, 53 Anna Faye Troutman Daoust, 53, of Wake Forest, passed away Saturday, June 13, at Duke Raleigh Hospital after fighting a courageous four-year battle with cancer. She was born in Daviess County, Ky., to the late Jimmy Dale Troutman and Dorothy Sparkes...

Charles Wayne Chamblee, 59

Charles Wayne Chamblee, 59 Charles Wayne Chamblee, 59, of Youngsville, passed away at his home Sunday, June 14. He was born in Wake County and was a member of New Hope Christian Church in Louisburg. Charles worked at Alcatel Network System, and he enjoyed music and fishing....

Alice Erma Pitman, 86

Alice Erma Pitman, 86 Alice Erma Pitman, 86, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, June 3, at her home. She was born in Clay County, W.Va., to the late Grover Cleveland Griffin and Roxie Jarvis Griffin.  Alice enjoyed a long career in the medical industry, earning certified...

Brenda P. Ellington, 69

Brenda P. Ellington, 69 Brenda Pearce Ellington, 69, of Wake Forest, passed away May 27 at WakeMed. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Vernon and Louise Pearce. Brenda was a graduate of Wake Forest High School and of Mitchell’s Hair Styling Academy. She was a...

Charles Otis Brown, Jr.

Charles Otis Brown, Jr. Happy Day! Charles Otis Brown, Jr. passed away peacefully into the presence of our Lord on May 30, surrounded by his friends and family. “Papa” faced his cancer daily, no different than any other day of his life before his diagnosis. He lived his life...

Ruby L. Powell, 90

Ruby L. Powell, 90 Ruby Lowery Powell, 90, of Wake Forest, died May 26. Mrs. Powell was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Nannie and Eulon Lowery and was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. She was married to A. Royce Powell who preceded her in death after 56 years...

Charles William “Charlie” Jones, 64

Charles William “Charlie” Jones, 64 Charles William “Charlie” Jones, 64, of Youngsville, passed away Sunday, May 24, at Rex Hospital. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late James Everette Jones and Lucy Freeman Jones. Mr. Jones owned and operated the Youngsville Milling...

Mabel Mae Currin Edwards, 94

Mabel Mae Currin Edwards, 94 Mabel Mae Currin Edwards, 94, of Wake Forest, died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, May 19. Mrs. Edwards was born in Vance County, the daughter of the late Maude West Currin and William Andrew Currin and was married to Ben Edwards, who preceded her...