LOUISBURG – Joel Thomas “Bill” Alston, 67, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted at noon today (Saturday, Feb. 16) at New Liberty Baptist Church, Louisburg. Burial will follow in the Phelps Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.

Surviving: wife, Darlene S. Alston; children, Stacey D. Alston of Raleigh, Thomas H. Alston of Durham and Thomasine Alston-Gantt (Frank III) of Louisburg; a grandson reared in the home; sisters, Rannie Cook of Bunn and Nora Ruffin (Cornelius) of Youngsville; and six grandchildren.

Arrangements by William Toney’s Funeral Home, Spring Hope.