SPRING HOPE - Anna Belle Bailey Murray, a loving mother who raised her daughters well, died August 25, 2014, at the age of 92 in Wake Medical Center. She was born October 31, 1921 to the late Joseph Eli and Viola Miller Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Washington Murray.
OXFORD - Mr. Billie Joe Loyd, Jr., died August 26, 2014 in Granville Medical Center. He was the son of the late Billie Joe Loyd, Sr. and Elma Sykes Loyd. He was a native of Franklin County and was of the Baptist faith.
FRANKLINTON— Darrell Eric Medlin, 65, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Louisburg Nursing Center. Friends may visit Wednesday evening, Aug. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 504 E. Mason St. in Franklinton. Services will be private.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC- Denver Howard Hill, 88, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Wake Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at Lakewood Family Campground in Myrtle Beach on Saturday Aug. 30, at 2 p.m.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Doran “Trizzy” Long, 25, who died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Haywood Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
KITTRELL - Funeral services for Ella Belle Crudup, 95, who died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.
FRANKLINTON —Eula Perry Wright, 92, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at Hillside Nursing Center. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug, 29, at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Carl Hunter officiating.
RALEIGH - Funeral services for George Carter, 58, who died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at White Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Alonzo West officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
ZEBULON – Louis Russell Rice, 87, of Zebulon, died Monday afternoon at his home.
OXFORD - Marie Gupton Currin passed away on August 25, 2014, in the early morning hours at her home in Oak Hill Township in Northern Granville County surrounded by her family. Marie is survived by her four children and their families.
RALEIGH - Maylon Jones Frazier, 91, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at his home. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Aug. 25, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Raleigh. Burial followed in the Harris Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Youngsville.
LOUISBURG - Ruth Marie Gupton, daughter of A. Dewey Gupton and Mary Lou Brewer Gupton, born August 10, 1933, has passed away in Washington, D.C.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Virginia Dale “Gin” Jones, 60, who died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 1 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Home, in Louisburg, with the Rev. Douglas Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Haywood Church cemetery.