Albert E. Coley, 52
Albert E. Coley, 52, of Louisburg passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
Coley is survived by his wife, Brenda Coley; a daughter, Sabrina Coley; two sons, Brian Coley and Albert E. Coley Jr.; five sisters, Annie Batchelor, Betty Kearney, Jean Richardson, Rosa Carroll and Ann Alsten; four brothers, Archie Coley, John Coley, Arthur Coley and David Coley; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 11 at Richardson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at the Coley family cemetery.
Oreather Hodges Harding, 83
Oreather Hodges Harding, 83, of Youngsville died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at WakeMed. She was born Dec. 18, 1928 in Halifax County, the daughter of the late James and Sally Hodges and was retired from ABB (Westinghouse) after many years of service.
Harding is survived by her sons, Eddie Harding and his wife, Cindy, of Powder Springs, Ga., Freddie Harding and his wife, Joy, of Youngsville and Teddie Harding and his wife, Minnie, of Wendell; half-sisters, Sandra Keech and her husband, Ken, and Shirley Berry of Washington; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Clyde Harding; and a sister, Nina Mae Carroll.
Graveside funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14 at Wake Forest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County or to Glen Royal Baptist Church.
Susan Kay Trail, 63
Susan Kay Trail, 63, of Franklinton passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at the Brian Center in Durham. Trail was born in Bluefield, W.Va.
Trail is survived by her mother, Beatrice Bourne Kidd; daughters, Lisa K. Bellman and her husband, Chris, of Clayton and Leslie T. Froh and her husband, John, of Wake Forest; and four grandsons. She was predeceased by her father, Roy James Kidd.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at the chapel of Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary McNair officiating. Burial will be held at a later date.
Memorials donations may be made to SPCA of Franklin County, 105 Mill Creek Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596 or to The Humane Society of Granville County, P.O. Box 572, Butner, NC 27509.
Nancy Louise Brownlee-Biro, 64
Nancy Louise Brownlee-Biro, 64, of Raleigh passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of the late George Luis Mejia and Marie Louise Coquet Mejia.
A memorial service was held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the chapel of Bright Funeral Home.
Brownlee-Biro is survived by her husband of 21 years, Joseph Andrew Biro; children, Jeffrey A. Brownlee, Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy (Ret.) and his wife, Theresa, of Chesapeake, Va., Kevin T. Brownlee, Chief Warrant Officer 3, United States Marine Corps and his wife, Miriam, of Wilmington and Kristin L. Brownlee of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Cecilia Rubira and her husband, Guillermo, of Ecuador; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bernie Mac Foundation, 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60601 (berniemacfoundation.org).
Anne Harper Thompson, 83
Anne Harper Thompson, 83, of Raleigh passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring.
Thompson was a graduate of Wake Forest University in Wake Forest and Augusta State University, Augusta, Ga. She retired from teaching at Hephzibah High School in Hephzibah, Ga., and for the last several years resided at The Heritage of Raleigh. She was a charter member of the Wake Forest Chapter #292 of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Hephzibah Baptist Church and the T.E.L. Sunday school class.
Thompson is survived by nephews, David Goldston and his wife, Linda, of Chapel Hill and Richard Goldston and his wife, Jennifer Eyl, of Beaufort; a great-nephew, Patrick Goldston; and a great-niece, Kelly Goldston. She was predeceased by her husband, Claude Carlyle Thompson; her parents, Fred Willis Harper and Dessie Watkins Harper; and a sister, Lee Goldston.
A private graveside funeral service was held at the Wake Forest Cemetery Saturday, Nov. 10.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 (hospiceofwake.org).
Tammy McMillian, 42
Tammy McMillian, 42, of Durham passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
McMillian is survived by two daughters, Tiera McMillian and Rachel McMillian of Johnson City, Tenn.; two sisters, Vanessa Robinson of Johnson City, Tenn., and Mary Thomas of Louisburg; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Chavis Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 17, 6-7 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.
Patricia Cook Vaughn, 77
Patricia Cook Vaughn, 77, of Franklinton passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the daughter of the late John and Alice Yoshida Cook. She owned the Bargain Store and was a member of Union View Baptist Church.
Vaughn is survived by a son, Calvin Vincent and his wife, Robin, of Youngsville; three grandchildren; and two special friends.
Services will be held at a later date.