CASTALIA - Calvin Todd Leonard, 64, of the White Level Community, died Tuesday morning September 29, 2020 at Maria Parham Health Hospital.
RALEIGH--Funeral services for Charles "Big Charles" Arrington, 52, who died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg with Minister William Henderson, eulogist. Burial will follow in the Arrington family cemetery.
FRANKLINTON--Dorothy Pergerson Piper Wester, 84, of Franklinton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 12, 2020 with her children by her side. Dorothy was born June 19th, 1936 to the late Benard Pergerson, Sr. and Louise Gupton Pergerson. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her first husband, Jimmy Piper; second husband, Bobby Wester; brothers, Col. Bernard Sharb Pergerson, Jr, Franklin Baer "FB" Pergerson; and sister, Barbara Pergerson Hudson.
HOLLISTER--Funeral services for Eddie "Skeeter Bump" Richardson, 59, who died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. at St. Gideon Baptist Church in Hollister, with the Rev. Stanley Ray Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Richardson family cemetery.
RALEIGH--Esteen Bell Griffin, 100, of Raleigh, died Sunday morning, Nov. 15, 2020. A graveside service to celebrate her life will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, with Dr. Randy McKinney officiating.
BUNN--Funeral services for Felecia Hobgood-Crudup, 62, who died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, will be held Monday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg with Elder Paulette Alston officiating.
LOUISBURG--Graveside services for Hilda "Boonie" Solomon, 62, who died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Louisburg with Pastor John Hopkins officiating.
LOUISBURG - Janie Conn Edwards Merritt, 90, died peacefully Sunday morning at Louisburg Nursing Center. She was born in Franklin County, daughter of the late Frank and Annie Beatrice Conn Edwards. She was preceded in death her husband of 67 years, Ollie Morrison Merritt, and her brother, William Edwards.
FRANKLINTON--Memorial services for John Henry Bullock, 64, who died Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m.in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg.
SPRING HOPE - Joyce Eileen Raper Lewis, 74, of Spring Hope, died Monday afternoon, Nov. 9. 2020. A graveside service was held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Social Plains Baptist Church cemetery.
RALEIGH--Funeral services for Lucy Jean Edgerton Arrington, 91, who died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Funeral Home Chapel in Louisburg. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Church cemetery.
Surrounded by family, Maylon Perry Cooke of Rolesville passed away peacefully a few days shy of his 91st birthday. Born November 26, 1929 in the Sandy Creek Township of Franklin County, Maylon was the son of V. Perry and Glennie L. Cooke. Dubbed a "tough ol' bird" by his children due to his years of battling first colitis, then heart attacks and finally CLL, he attributed his long life to being a hardworking man from good farm stock, his years of clean living, and most of all, to his strong desire to stay alive long enough to "take care of your mama," his beloved wife of 70 years, Dorothy F. Cooke.
LOUISBURG--Peter Van Etten Andrews passed away peacefully at his home in Louisburg on Saturday, November 14, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn; his sons, Robert, David and Mark; his grandchildren Katie, Emory, Chelsea, Stella, Julian, and Silas; his brother, Michael and his wife Louise of Williamsburg, Virginia; and his daughters-in-law, Kristi Andrews and Lisa Rowe, and Samantha Evans; and extended family and friends.
LOUISBURG--Philip Perry Murray, 77, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Philip was born on March 13, 1943 to the late Herman and Geneva Hill Murray. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Blondie Horton Murray; son, Philip Scott Murray; and brothers, William and Wayne Murray. Philip loved his family He enjoyed drinking Mountain Dew, crossword puzzles and especially fishing.
LOUISBURG--Ronald Gene Ruskowsky, 86, of Louisburg died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at his home. Services will be private.
LOUISBURG-- William Charles Turner, 62, of Louisburg, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Raleigh. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, Nov. 28, at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services.
LOUISBURG--Funeral services for Wilma Perry Miles, 73, who died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, will be held Thursday, Nov 19, at 11 a.m. at the Miles Home at 701 S. Main Street in Louisburg, with the Rev. Russell Miles officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.