DALLAS, TEX. - Charlie Drake Griffin, 65, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Charlton Methodist Hospital following an extended illness. He was born on Sept. 8, 1948, in Louisburg. He attended Louisburg High School. Following high school in 1966, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served 20 years, achieving the rank of Master Sergeant before retiring.
FRANKLINTON - Deborah May Gill, 58, of Franklinton, died Saturday November 9, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Ethel Dickerson May and Stanford May. She was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest May.
Mrs. Hazel Ivirinia Boyd was born February 3, 1941 in Louisburg, NC, to the late Ellis Brodie and Mary Alice Kearney. She queitly went home to be with the Lord on November 7, 2013 at UniHealth Nursing Home.
HOLLISTER - Funeral services for Lillie Pearl Rudd, 78, who died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Pine Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Hedgepeth officiating.
LOUISBURG - Thomas “T.K.” (Scoop) Kent Arnold, Jr., 90, of Louisburg died Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Franklin Regional Medical Center. Born on September 23, 1923 to the late Thomas K. and Mary Snow Arnold. T.K. was preceded in death by his son, Danny Brent Arnold; his daughter and son-in-law, Karen A. & Steve Crowder; his son-in-law, Roger P. Holmes, and his sisters, Zaida Lanier and Ann Clark. A member of Cedar Rock First Baptist Church and according to his wife, he was the most honest person she has ever known.