LOUISBURG--Charles "Chuck" Edwin Lewis, 73, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 at Wake Medical Center. Services will be private.
LOUISBURG--Dwight Nelson Faulkner, 72, of Louisburg departed this earthly life on Friday, August 10, 2018 at his home. Born on April 2, 1946 to the late Perry A. and Mamie Louise Denson Faulkner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Perry A. Faulkner, and his half-sister, Mildred Patton. Dwight was raised on a rural farm; he enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He was very smart man, mechanically inclined so much so that he and his brothers built an air boat and a helicopter. Dwight was also an honest man and sometimes brutally honest, whether it was good or bad.
CASTALIA - Eppie Clifton "E.C." Brown, 73, died Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2018 at his home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Brown family cemetery, 152 Bear Branch Lane, Castalia.
RALEIGH--Funeral services for Gladys Mae Cooper, 86, who died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in Raleigh. Burial will follow in the Jones family cemetery.
RALEIGH--Funeral services for Henry "Hollywood" Squirewell, 67, who died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, will be held Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. at Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with Minister Marjorie Smith officiating.
ROCKY MOUNT--Funeral services for LeRhonda Renee Hedgepeth, 28, who died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, will be held Sunday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m. at Greater Joy Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, with Bishop Shelton Daniel officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
FAYETTEVILLE, NC--Lola Allen Smith of Fayetteville, NC passed away on August 17, 2018. She was born in Louisburg, NC on April 25,1930 to the late Auburn Allen and Lola Parrish Allen. A resident of Cumberland County since 1962, Lola worked as a floral designer. She was a military wife who was dedicated to raising her sons and helping her friends and neighbors. She was a long-time member of Saint Matthew's United Methodist Church on Hope Mills Road.
RAHWAY, N. J.--Funeral services for Marie Terrell Wylie, 84, of Rahway, N. J., formerly of Louisburg, who died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. at Haywood Baptist Church in Louisburg. Burial will follow in the Haywood Church cemetery.
HENDERSON, N. C.--Robert Keith Smith, 64, of 152 Smith Road, Henderson, NC died Friday, August 17, 2018 at his home.
HENDERSON--Funeral services for Reginal Bernard Branch, 78, who died Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at Mitchell Baptist Church in Louisburg with Dr. Daniel W. Lilly Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Church cemetery.
BRONX, NY -- Funeral services for Theodore "Teddy" Jackson, 65, formerly of Louisburg, who died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. at South Main Street Baptist Church in Louisburg, with Dr. David Rosby officiating. Burial will follow in the Cemetery on the Hill.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Vanessa "Poochie" Solomon Durham, 48, who died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 22 at the Shady Grove Baptist Church in Louisburg with Rev. John Hopkins, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Church Cemetery.
WAKE FOREST--Funeral services for Vernell Bradford Hines, 80, formerly of Franklin County, who died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, will be held Friday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at Old Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Louisburg, with the Rev. Michael Alston officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Liberty Church cemetery.
WILTON--Willie Gray Frazier Wheeler, 90, a longtime resident of the Wilton community (Granville County), died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at Granville Medical Center in Oxford. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church by the Rev. Carl E. Hunter. Burial will be conducted in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.