LOUISBURG - Robert "Bob" A. Willard, Jr., 91, of Louisburg, died peacefully on Sunday morning at Louisburg Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
FRANKLINTON-- Affie Mae Pickett Collins, 84, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel, 504 E. Mason St., Franklinton, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. with Minister Jo Ann Stancil officiating. The family will have a private burial.
FRANKLINTON--Albert Lloyd Bennett Jr., 93, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. A graveside service was held Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Fairview Cemetery, Franklinton, with the Rev. David Averette officiating.
WARRENTON--Funeral services for Cumsy Neal Jones, 61, who died Wednesday, Jan.10, 2019, will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. at Coley Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Warrenton, with Apostle Ed Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Jerusalem Church cemetery.
LOUISBURG--Elizabeth "Beth" Denise Woolard, 39, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Wake Medical Center.
FRANKLINTON-Esther Perry, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at her home in Franklinton. Funeral service was held Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. André Johnson officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
LOUISBURG--Frances Journigan Smith, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest. Burial will follow at Red Bud Baptist Church cemetery in Castalia.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Jessie "Lil Jessie" Thomas, 62, who died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with Pastor Russell Miles Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Cemetery on the Hill.
FRANKLINTON--Funeral services for the Rev. Junious MacArthur Debnam, 74, who died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, will be held Sunday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Louisburg High School Auditorium. Burial will follow in the St. Stephens Church cemetery.
GREENSBORO--Funeral services for Phillinda Alesia Harris-Smith, 47, of Greensboro, formerly of Louisburg, who died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, will be held Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Louisburg High School Auditorium. Burial will follow in the Cemetery on the Hill.
YOUNGSVILLE--Robert Earl "Bob" Gay, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Hillside Nursing & Rehabilitation in Wake Forest. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Flat Rock Baptist Church cemetery.
YOUNGSVILLE - Rosa Lee Baker, 101, went home to be with her Lord, Tuesday morning surrounded by her family. She was a loving Mother and a friend to everyone. She loved life and always had a smile and a sparkle in her eye. She was the oldest living member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
BUNN - Theodore Michael "Mike" Sviontek died Sunday morning Jan. 13, 2019 at his home in Bunn. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. in Louisburg. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
YOUNGSVILLE--Wiley Marvin Roberts passed on January 5, 2019, at age 92. He was born in Franklin County and resided in Youngsville, NC. He was the son of Charlie Hinton Roberts, Sr., and Annie Perry Roberts. Marvin was predeceased by his wife, Alice Barnes Roberts, and sisters, Pattie Cash, Edna Bridges, Linda Mae Wiggins, Thelma Hall, Ruth Boykin; and brother, Charlie Hinton Roberts, Jr.