FRANKLINTON, NC -- Charles Lee Patterson, 81, of Franklinton, NC, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at his home.
MACON, NC-- David Lewis Thompson, 50, of Macon died May 3, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 29, 1971, the son of Franklin Herbert Thompson, Jr. and the late Rebecca Arlene Newman Thompson.
BUNN, NC--Ellis Clarson Medlin, 90, of Bunn, passed away at his home. A native of Franklin County, he was the son of Ellis Medlin and Nannie Jeans Medlin. He served his country in the United States Air Force and was an entrepreneur, owning automotive businesses and restaurants in New York. He was a Gold Wings motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed camping and fishing.
Youngsville, NC - Funeral services for Garland Ricky "Wolf" Chavis, age 69, who died on Friday, May 13, 2022, will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, May 21, from the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg with Rev. Dr. Diane Dozier officiating. Burial will follow in the Hawkins Chapel Church Cemetery.
FRANKLINTON, NC-- Grady Lee Peace, 73, of Franklinton passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022. He was born December 23, 1948 in Granville County, NC to the late Lee Warren Peace and Virginia Dare Watson Peace. His son, Robert Lee Peace also preceded him in death.
LOUISBURG, NC-- Herbert Landis Preddy, 92 of Louisburg passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Granville County son of the late Lessie Hicks Preddy and George Herbert Preddy.
Louisburg, NC--Graveside services for Jackie Thomas, age 53, who died on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, will be 1 p.m., Sunday, May 15 from the Haywood Baptist Church Cemetery in Louisburg with Apostle Randy Green officiating.
RALEIGH, NC-- James Arthur "Pete" Williams, 85, of Raleigh went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 7, 2022. He was born in Vance County on August 3, 1936 to the late James Henry and Lucy Elizabeth Calette Williams. In addition to his parents, Pete was predeceased by his son, Jimmy Williams; and sisters, Mattie Tart and Patsy Waite.
LOUISBURG, NC--Jimmy Williams, Jr. 77, Louisburg, died May 8, 2022 in Nash County UNC Healthcare Hospital.
RALEIGH, NC--Joyce Rose (Perry) Williams, age 81, of Raleigh passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She was born in Louisburg, NC on November 27, 1940, to George Wesley and Lela Kathleen (Cheaves) Perry. Rose grew up in Louisburg and was a member of Maple Springs Baptist Church. She completed training at Norfolk General and was employed as an X-Ray technician at Riverside Hospital in Newport News. She retired from Sentara Health System in 1995.
Mary Jane "Janie" Mustian, 73, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022. She was born on April 7, 1949 in Huntsville, Alabama, to the late James and Marion Jean Route Tucker. In addition to her parents, Janie is predeceased by her husband of 52 years, William Lewis "Bill" Mustian.
LOUISBURG, NC--Robin Sutton Glover, 67, of Louisburg, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022.
FRANKLINTON, NC -- Funeral services for Ruby Bradford Brown, age 75, who died on Friday, May 6, 2022, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2022 from the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Louisburg with Rev. Kelvin Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Perry's Missionary Church Cemetery.
Youngsville, NC--Funeral services for Pastor Samuel T. Tunstall, age 74, who died on Sunday, May 15, 2022, will be held 2 p.m., Friday, May 20, from the Union Grove Baptist Church in Youngsville with Rev. Stanley Dunston officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Grove Church Cemetery.
LOUISBURG, NC-- Shirley Daisy Fish Allison, 85, of Louisburg went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 6, 2022. She was born on June 26, 1936 to the late Loyd Vernon and Daisy Coward Fish. In addition to her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her loving husband, Jerry Jasper Allison; her stepmother, Lura Fish; a grandson, Jonathan Lassiter, sisters, Sarah Price and Kathleen McKinnon; and brothers, Floyd Fish and W.H. Case.
CASTALIA, NC-- Staley Leonard, 97, of Castalia and the Red Bud community, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. He was born on January 26, 1925 in Franklin County, to the late Bennie and Eva Andrews Leonard. In addition to his parents, Staley was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Corinne Leonard; and his siblings, Mozelle Smith, Wilton Leonard, Daphine Murphy, J.B. Leonard, Kelly Murray, Alfred Leonard and Malcolm Leonard.