Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Kathleen Pearl Tilley Carver
02/21/1936 - 06/21/2018
Visitation
Friday
June 22, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Saturday
June 23, 2018
2PM
Kathleen Pearl Tilley Carver, 82, of 302 Allgood Street, Roxboro, died Thursday, June 21, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Carver was the daughter of the late Dennis Rodrick and Betty Mae Chambers Tilley and wife of the late Jimmy Ray "Mundy" Carve...
Herbert Bradley Murray Jr.
08/14/1949 - 06/21/2018
Herbert Bradley Murray, Jr., 68, of 9056 Shotwell Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, June 21, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Murray was the son of the late Herbert Bradley and Sarah Elizabeth Knott Murray. He was also preceded in death by his son, Mich...
Barbara Blalock Hodges
10/15/1942 - 06/21/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 24, 2018
1-3 PM
Service
Sunday
June 24, 2018
3 PM
Barbara Blalock Hodges, died on June 21, 2018. Born in Person County, NC on October 15, 1942 to Lorena Wolfe Blalock and Otha Vernon Blalock, she was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Dock Ray Hodges.

She is survived by her daughters,...

Hilda Gray Lunsford Gammon
10/13/1936 - 06/18/2018
Visitation
Thursday
June 21, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
June 21, 2018
2PM
Hilda Gray Lunsford Gammon, 81, of 5161 Oxford Rd., Timberlake, died Monday, June 18, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Gammon was the daughter of the late Bunnie and Madeline Duncan Lunsford and former wife of Dickie Gammon. Mrs. Gammon retired fr...
Esther Wood Nichols
12/29/1924 - 06/18/2018
Visitation
Saturday
June 23, 2018
After Service
Service
Saturday
June 23, 2018
11AM
Esther Wood Nichols, 93, of Roxboro, died Monday, June 18, 2018. Born in Johnston County, Mrs. Nichols was the daughter of the late George Willie and Eula Sellers Wood and wife of the late Robert Cornell Nichols. Mrs. Nichols was the co-owner of Ci...
John Hugh Middleton
03/12/1932 - 06/15/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 17, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Monday
June 18, 2018
2:00 PM
John Hugh Middleton, 86, of 1201 Dover Street died Friday, June 15, 2018 at his home. He was born in Campbell County, VA to the late Frances Lilly Middleton and Odell Holder Middleton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one gra...
Florence Kendzierski Henderson
03/30/1926 - 06/14/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 17, 2018
6-7:30PM
Service
Monday
June 18, 2018
2PM
Florence Kendzierski Henderson, 92, of Semora, died Thursday, June 14, 2018. Mrs. Henderson was born in Buffalo, NY and was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Clyde Jackson Henderson, three sisters and two brothers. She was a beloved wife...
Steve Monroe Long
07/29/1956 - 06/11/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
June 12, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
June 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Steve Monroe Long, 61, of 5770 Virgilina Road, died Monday, June 11, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late James Owen Long and Esther Fox Long. Mr. Long was a mechanic for the Person County School System and an avid fisherman where he was...
Kay Frances Simpson Glasscock
06/01/1945 - 06/11/2018
Visitation
Thursday
June 14, 2018
2-3 PM
Service
Thursday
June 14, 2018
3 PM
Kay Frances Simpson Glasscock, 73, of 11001 Oxford Road, Rougemont, died Monday, June 11, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin Durant Simpson and Gladys Oakley Simpson. In addition to her parents she is prec...
Susie Elizabeth Braddy Dunn
02/20/1930 - 06/10/2018
Visitation
Thursday
June 14, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
June 14, 2018
2 PM
Susie Elizabeth Braddy Dunn, 88, of Roxboro, died Sunday, June 10, 2018 while in care at Duke Hospice in Durham, NC. Born in Edgecombe County, she was the daughter of the late Claude Braddy and Lucy Clark Braddy. In addition to her parents, she is pr...
Pauline Allen Whitfield
03/30/1931 - 06/10/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
June 12, 2018
6-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
June 13, 2018
2 PM
Pauline Allen Whitfield, 87, of 385 Welch Whitfield Road, Timberlake, died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Alexander Allen, Sr. and Mary Malissa Beatrice Oakley Allen. In addition to h...
Jack Dennis Bowling
06/08/1941 - 06/09/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 10, 2018
6-8 PM
Service
Monday
June 11, 2018
2 PM
Jack Dennis Bowling, 77, of 136 Bowling Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late John Bowling and Ethel Clayton Bowling. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, ...
Mary Sue Stewart Martin
06/25/1922 - 06/08/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 10, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
June 11, 2018
11 AM
Mary Sue Stewart Martin, 95, of Virgilina, died Friday, June 8, 2018. Born in Halifax County, VA, Mrs. Martin was the daughter of the late James William and Harriett Stuart Stewart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Howard Martin...
Gladys Chambers White
12/26/1926 - 06/07/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 10, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Sunday
June 10, 2018
3PM
Gladys Chambers White, 91, of Roxboro, died Thursday, June 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. White was the daughter of the late Lee and Elizabeth Turner Chambers and wife of the late Julius Albert (Junior) White, Jr. Mrs. White worked for Collin...
William Vernon Briggs
09/29/1925 - 06/05/2018
Visitation
Thursday
June 07, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Friday
June 08, 2018
11AM
William Vernon Briggs, 92, formerly of 213 Windsor Drive, Roxboro, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Born in Caswell County, he was the son of the late Lemuel Hassel and Nannie Kimbro Briggs. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, ...
James Oliver Yarbrough
04/08/1936 - 05/31/2018
Visitation
Sunday
June 03, 2018
5-7PM
Service
Monday
June 04, 2018
3PM
James Oliver Yarbrough, 82, of 12018 Broad Street, Milton, died Thursday, May 31, 2018. Born in Caswell County, Mr. Yarbrough was the son of the late James Sidney and Sue Oliver Yarbrough. Mr. Yarbrough was the former owner of Milton Tire Service a...
Betty Jean Burd Reaves
02/17/1939 - 05/29/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 31, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
May 31, 2018
Betty Jean Burd Reaves, 79, of 467 Oak Grove Mt Zion Church Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at her home. Born on February 17, 1939 in Elgin, OK she was the daughter of the late John Henderson Burd and Alice Pearl Owen Burd. In addition to h...
William Henry Raynor Sr..
04/05/1947 - 05/28/2018
Visitation
Friday
June 01, 2018
2:00 PM
Service
Friday
June 01, 2018
3:00 PM
William Henry Raynor, Sr., 71, of 41 Four Trailer Ct., Roxboro, died Monday, May 28, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Harry Square Raynor and Mary Sue Gray Raynor.

Surviving are his three children: William Raynor, Jr. of ...

Polly Easter Day Puett
11/12/1936 - 05/27/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
May 30, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
May 31, 2018
2PM
Polly Easter Day Puett, 81, of 1414 Lack Drive, Roxboro, died Sunday, May 27, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Puett was the daughter of the late John Robert and Gara Ellis Day. Mrs. Puett gradauted from Helena High School in 1954 and then Watts H...
Gracie Belle Russell
10/11/1926 - 05/27/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
May 30, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
May 31, 2018
11 AM
Gracie Belle Russell, 91, of 413 Red Mountain Road died Sunday, May 27, 2018. She was daughter of the late Arthur S. Russell and Annie Riley Russell. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Donald and Ronald Russell and ...
Marie Green Swain
10/15/1941 - 05/26/2018
Visitation
Saturday
June 09, 2018
12-1 PM
Service
Saturday
June 09, 2018
1 PM
Marie Green Swain, 76, formerly of 2735 Lucy Garrett Road, Timberlake, died Saturday, May 26, 2018. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Neal Green and Pansie Adams Green. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in deat...
Ila Riley Rhew
09/08/1922 - 05/26/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
May 29, 2018
6:30-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
May 30, 2018
11 AM
Ila Rhew left for heaven on May 26, 2018. She was born to her parents, John and Alma Riley on September 8, 1922. She is survived by her children: Brad Rhew, Cathy Turner, Pat and Sue Rhew, grandson, Charles Rhew, great-grandson, Grayson Ewing, and si...
Alice Reeves Wells
09/26/1924 - 05/24/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
May 29, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Tuesday
May 29, 2018
2 PM
Alice Reeves Wells, of Winston Salem, NC went to be with Jesus on May 24, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Minnie Reeves, her husband Ellis Maynard Wells, Jr., her sisters, Annie Duling, Willie Puryear, Elsie Arendall, Mattie...
Earnest Bradley Brann
10/26/1940 - 05/23/2018
Visitation
Friday
May 25, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Saturday
May 26, 2018
2PM
Earnest Bradley Brann, 77, of 1339 Whitt Town Rd., Roxboro, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Brann was the son of the late Lonzer Ernest and Eugenia Davis Brann. Mr. Brann retired from the Roxboro Police Department after 25 ...
Anna Lee Lipscomb Holt
03/21/1932 - 05/22/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 24, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
May 24, 2018
2PM
Anna Lee Lipscomb Holt, 86, of 199 Carver Holt Rd., Roxboro, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Holt was the daughter of the late Hudson and Eldorado Mangum Lipscomb and wife of the late Harold Thomas Holt. Mrs. Holt is also pr...
Joseph Ronald Lee
10/07/1945 - 05/21/2018
Visitation
Friday
May 25, 2018
7-8:30PM
Service
Saturday
May 26, 2018
11AM
Joseph Ronald Lee, 72, of 2010 Chub Lake Rd., Roxboro passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:30 p.m.

He was born in Person County to the late William Lee and Ruth Walker Lee Bowes. Mr. Lee loved the Lord and ...

Debra Fletcher Powell
09/16/1955 - 05/20/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
May 23, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
May 24, 2018
11 AM
Debra Fletcher Powell, 62, formerly of 164 Latoma Drive, Roxboro, died Sunday, May 20, 2018. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of Dan Ward Fletcher and Betty Lee Stancil, who survive. Mrs. Powell was the owner of Person to Person Insurance....
Thomas Blackwell Sparrow
10/27/1930 - 05/20/2018
Visitation
Saturday
May 26, 2018
10-11 AM
Service
Saturday
May 26, 2018
11 AM
Thomas Blackwell Sparrow, 87, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at The Duke Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. Mr. Sparrow was one of seven children born in Orange County to Ira Sankey Sparrow and Rhoda Alberta Day Sparrow on...
Ellen Crowley Ryan
12/15/1931 - 05/19/2018
Service
Wednesday
May 23, 2018
6:00 PM
Ellen Crowley Ryan, 86, of Roxboro died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at her home. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Jeremiah Crowley and Margaret O'Donnell Crowley. Mrs. Ryan was a Christian and attended Allensville United Methodist Churc...
Mamie Wilbourne Regan
06/23/1940 - 05/15/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 17, 2018
10-11 AM
Service
Thursday
May 17, 2018
11 AM
Mamie Wilbourne Regan, 77, formerly of 2363 Antioch Church Road, Timberlake, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at her home. Born in Granville County, she was the daughter of the late John Oliver Wilbourne and Rosa Matthews Wilbourne. In addition to her pare...
Berkley Owen Stone
05/30/1936 - 05/15/2018
Visitation
Friday
May 18, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
May 19, 2018
11:00 AM
Berkley Owen Stone, 81, of 8600 McKee Road, Rougemont died Tuesday, May 15, 2018 He was born in Granville County to the late Richard Lemuel Stone and Vennie Compton Stone. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mozelle St...
Gene Thomas "G.T." Fox
05/02/1933 - 05/12/2018
Service
Tuesday
May 15, 2018
10 AM
Gene Thomas "G.T." Fox, 85, of 3111 Old Allensville Road, Roxboro, died Saturday May 12, 2018 at Duke University Medical Center. He was born on May 2, 1933 in Madison, NC. He is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Thompson and Hazel Howell Fox,...
James William Winter Jr.
03/16/1933 - 05/08/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 10, 2018
11-12PM
Service
Thursday
May 10, 2018
12PM
James William Winter, Jr., 85, of Roxboro, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 8. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Carolyn Winter; three stepchildren, Terri A. Cook of Augusta, GA; Ernest Lawrence Cook, Jr. of Atlanta, GA; and Richa...
Reginald Brooks Jones
04/28/1920 - 05/06/2018
Visitation
Monday
May 21, 2018
10-10:30 AM
Service
Monday
May 21, 2018
10:30 AM
Reginald Brooks Jones, 98, formerly of Roxboro, died Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Aldersgate Retirement Community. Born in Lunenburg, VA he was the son of the late Espy Roy Jones, Sr. and Erva Thompson Brooks. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in ...
Shelia Denise Lunsford
05/21/1965 - 05/04/2018
Visitation
Sunday
May 06, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Sunday
May 06, 2018
3PM
Shelia Denise Lunsford, 52, of 154 White Oak Dr., Roxboro, died Friday, May 4, 2018. Born in Person County, Miss Lunsford was the daughter of the late Maynard "Peck" Lunsford and Joyce Weaver Lunsford, who survives, of Roxboro. Miss Lunsford was a ...
Urgel Armand "Marty" Martel Jr.
12/11/1924 - 05/04/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 10, 2018
4-5PM
Service
Thursday
May 10, 2018
5PM
Urgel Armand "Marty" Martel, Jr., 93, of 345 Oxford Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, May 4, 2018. Born in Pawtucket, RI, Mr. Martel was the son of the late Urgel Armand and Eva Beaulieu Martel and husband of the late Kathleen Gepfert Martel. Mr. Martel s...
Bruce Cleveland "Butch" Butcher
11/28/1936 - 05/04/2018
Visitation
Monday
May 07, 2018
5-7 PM
Bruce Cleveland "Butch" Butcher, 81, of 21 Butcher Place Road, Roxboro, died Friday, May 4, 2018. Born in Hampden, MA, he was the son of the late Nicholas Butcher and Fern Woodman Corriher. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his b...
Raymond Newby Whitt
06/03/1923 - 05/03/2018
Visitation
Saturday
May 12, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
May 12, 2018
2PM
Raymond N. Whitt, 94, of Holly Hill, FL, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018. Born in Roxboro, NC, Ray was the son of Maggie and Hutch Whitt. Ray has been a resident of the Holly Hill, FL area since 1958 and owned and operated Ray Whitt's Used Cars i...
Shelley Faye Long
01/17/1959 - 05/02/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 03, 2018
7-8:30 PM
Service
Friday
May 04, 2018
2 PM
Shelley Faye Long, 59, of Person County, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late James Long and Isabell Long.

Surviving are her sister, Betty Ann Rickm...

Louise McKinney Gates
05/14/1927 - 05/01/2018
Visitation
Friday
May 04, 2018
2:00-4:00 PM
Service
Friday
May 04, 2018
4:00 PM
Louise M. Gates went home to be with our Lord, May 1, 2018. Born May 14, 1927 in Halifax County, Virginia, she was wife of the late Dallas Gates and the daughter of the late Malma L. McKinney and Janie Womack McKinney. She is survived by her chil...
Michael DeWayne Cobb
09/25/1963 - 04/29/2018
Visitation
Thursday
May 03, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
May 03, 2018
2PM
Michael DeWayne Cobb, 54, of Poquoson, VA, died Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Cobb was the son of Gerald W. and Kathryn O. Cobb, who survive, of Roxboro. Mr. Cobb was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Person Senior High School ...
Bruce Romulus Mooney
11/06/1930 - 04/28/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
May 01, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
May 02, 2018
2:00 PM
Bruce Romulus Mooney, 87, died Saturday, April 28, 2018. He was born November 6, 1930 in Person County to the late Earl Mooney and Rosa Ashley Mooney.

Mr. Mooney graduated from Helena High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ...

Bob Merritt Irby
11/11/1937 - 04/27/2018
Visitation
Sunday
April 29, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Sunday
April 29, 2018
3PM
Bob Merritt Irby, 80, of 134 Montague Ave., Roxboro, died Friday, April 27, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Irby was the son of the late Luther W. and Lottie M. Smith Irby. Mr. Irby retired from the City of Roxboro Water Treatment Plant and was a ...
Raymond Malcus Oakley
01/14/1932 - 04/26/2018
Visitation
Saturday
April 28, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Sunday
April 29, 2018
2:00 PM
Raymond Malcus Oakley, age 86, of 830 Hawkins Loop Road, Hurdle Mills, NC passed away peacefully at his home on April 26, 2018.

Mr. Oakley was born January 14, 1932 in Person County, NC, son of the late Robie Algie Oakley and Annie Mae Clayton ...

Edward Eugene Allen
03/25/1939 - 04/25/2018
Service
Friday
April 27, 2018
11:00 AM
Edward Eugene Allen, 79, of 512 Patterson Drive died Wednesday, April 25, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Joe Allen and Annie Allen. He retired from Little Huff Oil Company.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Ann Whitlow Allen, of ...