ZEBULON - Lorena "Dinkey" Wyvette Mullen Powell, 92, died Monday morning at her home.
FRANKLINTON--After an extended illness, Carolyn Jones Ball, 87, of Franklinton died on Thursday night, July 2, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Her daughters, Cynthia Ball and Amy Ball, were with her.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Emma Jean Townes, 79, who died Saturday, July 11, 2020, will be held Thursday, July 16, at 11 a.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with the Rev. Willie Morton officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
FRANKLINTON--Infant Syrin O'Shea Yancey died Tuesday, July 7, 2020. A graveside service will be held Monday, July 11, at 3 p.m. at the Cemetery on the Hill in Louisburg, with Joseph Cutchins Jr. officiating.
YOUNGSVILLE - James Michael Joyner, 69, of Youngsville, died Saturday afternoon.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Jerry Wright, 65, who died Monday, June 29, 2020, was held Sunday, July 5, at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg with the Rev. Thelma McClean officiating. Burial followed in the Haywood Church cemetery.
FRANKLINTON-- John O. Woodlief, 86, died Saturday, July 11, 2020. A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 14, at 10 a.m. at Lancaster's Franklinton Chapel with burial following in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.
LOUISBURG - Jose Antonio Solis Rivera, 54, of Louisburg, died Sunday morning at his home.
LOUISBURG--Margaret Wiggins Strickland died on July 13, 2020. She was fortunate to have her son, Robert, care for her for the last few months so she did not have to leave the home she loved. Margaret was born to Robert and Eva Wiggins on December 15, 1923 and lived her entire life in Franklin County. During her long life, she experienced the Great Depression, World War II and many other defining historic events. She also had the unique experience of being confronted in her yard by an elephant after the animal escaped from a circus in Louisburg.
LOUISBURG - Robert Theodore "R.T." Hayes, Sr., 87, of Louisburg, died Monday morning at his home.
MOCKSVILLE--Ricky Allen Cavanagh, 46, of Mocksville passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at his home.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Robert O. Sutton, 65, who died Sunday, July 5, 2020, will be held Saturday, July 11, at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with the Rev. Douglas Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Haywood Church cemetery.
BUNN - Ronald "Ronnie" Bell Tant Sr., 82, of Bunn, died Friday evening, July 10. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bunn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA--Shelton A. Miller, age 54, of Chambersburg, PA, and formerly of Bunn, NC, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at his home. Born August 13, 1965 in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of Allen Miller and Bishop Patricia Horton Tillman.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Sophia Livingston Brodie, 90, who died Sunday, July 5, 2020, will be held Thursday, July 9, at 11 a.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg, with Bishop Michael Alston Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Greater Ransom Way of the Cross cemetery.
CASTALIA - Willie Frank Swanson, 76, passed away Thursday evening at his home. He was born in Franklin County, a son of the late Joseph Frank Swanson and Margaret Ella Wester Swanson. Mr. Swanson was a master electrician and partner in Swanson Enterprises, and a Vietnam veteran of the US Navy.