WARRENTON--Funeral services for Bishop Geanie Perry, 87, who died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Apostolic Faith Church of Giving Grace, located at 109 Hwy. 301, Garysburg, with Bishop Nathan Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Church cemetery.
LOUISBURG--Dianne Avery Nobles, 73 of Louisburg transitioned peacefully into eternal rest at her home on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. A native of Cove City, NC, Dianne called Louisburg home for over 45 years along with her loving husband, Tucker. Dianne is the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret Avery. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Jeanette Avery; brothers-in-law, Jack Nobles Jr. and Street Richardson.
LOUISBURG - Dulcie Ann Gupton Williams, 85, of the White Level Community, died Sunday morning at her home.
LOUISBURG--Earlie Alexander "Alex" Ball, of Louisburg departed this earthly life at the age of 88 on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Alex was born on April 21, 1930 in Louisburg, NC to the late Joseph K., Sr. and Julia Mosley Ball. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Hunt Ball; brothers, Joseph "Joe" Ball, Jr., Walter H. Ball, Sr., Clyde H. Ball, Sr and Lindy W. Ball; sisters, Novie B. Dupree and Julia B. Dickerson.
YOUNGSVILLE--Elizabeth "Lib" Best Biggerstaff was a native of Wayne County and was the daughter of Cuyler & Frances Herring Best.
LOUISBURG --Jeanne Fenske Sims, 91, of Louisburg, formerly of Durham, died Friday morning, Oct. 5, 2018. Funeral service was held Sunday, Oct. 7, at Louisburg United Methodist Church. A private family burial was held at Little River Presbyterian Church cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Kyle Edward Prince, 82, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 3, 2018. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Cypress Chapel Baptist Church, 4210 Seven Paths Road, Spring Hope.
FRANKLINTON-- Lori Napier Haley died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 at the age of 57. She was born on Dec. 6, 1960 in Kansas to the late Joseph Earl and Etta Button Canfield.
FRANKLINTON--Marie Brodie Tharrington, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.Services were held Sunday, Oct. 7, at Hawkins Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Franklinton, with the Rev. Kenneth Williams officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Marlow "Big Red" Richardson, 64, who died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with the Rev. Thomas Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Richardson family cemetery.
WAKE FOREST--Virginia May Mathis, 102, formerly of Cocoa Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Wake Forest, NC at the Carillon Assisted Living residence.
LOUISBURG--Willie C. Brodie, 95, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 at his home. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 8, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Louisburg. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Willie James Johnson Jr., 45, who died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Franklinton Middle School Auditorium. Burial will follow in the Mitchiner's Grove Church cemetery.