Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Mary Ila Fuqua Purnell
03/17/1930 - 09/21/2016
Visitation
Friday
September 23, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Friday
September 23, 2016
2:00 PM
Mary Ila Fuqua Purnell, 86, died Wednesday, September 21, 2016. She was born in Caswell County to the late Daniel Carr Fuqua, Sr. and Lessie Hamlett Fuqua. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Purnell; one bro...
Don Howard Buckner
06/08/1933 - 09/20/2016
Don Howard Buckner, 83, of Roxboro, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Born in Orange County, Mr. Buckner was the son of the late William Howard and Christine Johnson Buckner. Mr. Buckner was a member of Mebane United Methodist Church. He was co-ow...
Calvin Bernice Wrenn
02/06/1927 - 09/19/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
September 20, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
September 20, 2016
3:00 PM
Calvin Bernice Wrenn, age 89, died September 19, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was the son of the late Bernice and Mattie Long Wrenn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank Wrenn, Wil...
William (Bill) Henry Earl Dukes
09/08/1949 - 09/17/2016
Service
Monday
September 19, 2016
2:00 PM
William (Bill) Henry Earl Dukes, 67, of 929 Bessie Daniels Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, September 17, 2016. Born in Seminole County, GA, he was the son of the late Henry Dukes and Winnis Jones Dukes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in dea...
Johnny Wayne Culley
12/31/1969 - 09/13/2016
Visitation
Thursday
September 15, 2016
7:30-9:00 PM
Service
Friday
September 16, 2016
3:00 PM
Johnny Wayne Culley died Tuesday, September 13, 2016. He was born in Person County to the late Leroy Culley, Sr. and Inez Eddins Culley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Melanie Throckmorton; one stepdaught...
Ruth Oliver Brooks
05/20/1928 - 09/12/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
September 14, 2016
1-2PM
Service
Wednesday
September 14, 2016
2PM
Ruth Oliver Brooks, 88, of 6012 Guess Rd., Rougemont, died Monday, September 12, 2016. Born in Person County, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late Lewis Oliver and Lottie Newton Pleasant, wife of the late Dallas Brooks and mother of the late Ste...
Martha Allen Rudder
06/17/1916 - 09/12/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
September 14, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Thursday
September 15, 2016
11:00 AM
Martha Allen Rudder, 100, of 8104 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Rueben Malcolm Allen and Olena Rogers Allen. She is preceded in death by h...
Mildred Lester Harris
07/08/1924 - 09/12/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
September 14, 2016
10-11AM
Service
Wednesday
September 14, 2016
11AM
Mildred Lester Harris, 92, of Roxboro, died Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Hospice of Charleston, SC with her family. Born in Pittsylvania Co., VA, Mrs. Harris was the daughter of the late Edward G. and Alene Turner Lester and wife of the late La...
Joan Browning Vittur Trimmer
05/13/1948 - 09/10/2016
Visitation
Thursday
September 15, 2016
5:30-6:30 PM
Service
Thursday
September 15, 2016
6:30 PM
Joan Browning Vittur Trimmer, age 68, died Saturday evening, September 10, 2016 at her home. She was born in Person County to the late Vicent Paul Vittur and Rebecca Vance Hunter Vittur. Mrs. Trimmer was of the Christian faith.

Surviving are h...

Delbert Eugene Simpson
09/21/1956 - 09/09/2016
Visitation
Monday
September 12, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
Monday
September 12, 2016
2:00 PM
Delbert Eugene Simpson, 59 of 185 Walter Humphries Rd, Rougemont, died Friday, September 9th 2016. Born in Person County, Delbert was the son of the late Thelbert Simpson and Nellie Simpson Fleming. He was preceded in death by his brother Dwayne Si...
Mary Emma Clayton Carver
06/24/1928 - 09/08/2016
Visitation
Saturday
September 10, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Saturday
September 10, 2016
3:00 PM
Mary Emma Clayton Carver, 88, of 668 Jasper Clayton Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. Born in Person County, Mrs. Carver was the daughter of the late James Jasper and Mary Etta Oakley Clayton and wife of the late Hambrick "Ham" Harold ...
Betty Gaye Oliver Henderson
04/07/1941 - 09/08/2016
Visitation
Sunday
September 11, 2016
1:30-2:30PM
Service
Sunday
September 11, 2016
2:30PM
Betty Gaye Oliver Henderson, 75, of 374 Denny's Store Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, September 8, 2016. Born in Orange County, Mrs. Henderson was the daughter of the late Jack and Zelma Bowes Oliver and mother of the late Robert Glenn Henderson. Mrs....
Gertie Rachel Bradsher Hudgins
12/15/1929 - 09/07/2016
Visitation
Monday
September 12, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
September 12, 2016
2:00 PM
Gertie Rachel Bradsher Hudgins age 86 a resident of Roxboro, NC 1216 Ridge Road, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members Wednesday night, September 7, 2016 at the extended care unit in Person Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Hudgins was a na...

Arthur Earl Humphries
08/14/1936 - 09/07/2016
Visitation
Friday
September 09, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Saturday
September 10, 2016
11:00 AM
Arthur Earl Humphries, 80, of 4651 Allensville Road died Wednesday, September 7, 2016. He was born in Person County to the late Roy Lee Humphries and Mabel Denny Humphries. Mr. Humphries was a truck driver for C&A and was a member of Theresa Baptis...
James Wesley Mooney
07/10/1954 - 09/06/2016
Visitation
Saturday
September 10, 2016
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Saturday
September 10, 2016
11:00 AM
James Wesley Mooney, 62, of 327 Victor Chandler Road died Tuesday, September 6, 2016. He was born in Person County to the late John Hugh William Mooney and Fannie Mae Bradsher Mooney. He worked in the Durham County Public Schools painting, drywall,...
Michael Barnette
01/17/1952 - 09/04/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
September 07, 2016
1:30-3:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
September 07, 2016
3:00 PM
Michael Barnette, 64, of Roxboro, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, he is the son of Paul Barnette, who survives, and the late Mary Elizabeth "Pete" Long Barnette. Mr. Barnette is preceded in death by ...
Wiley Thomas Flynn
04/13/1939 - 09/02/2016
Visitation
Sunday
September 04, 2016
After Service
Service
Sunday
September 04, 2016
4PM
Wiley Thomas Flynn, 77, of Roxboro, died Friday, September 2, 2016. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Fred Flynn and Missouri Elizabeth Yarborough Flynn. He is preceded in death by his brother, Gene Willard "Buddy" Flynn.

Mr. Fl...

Robert Eugene Russ Sr.
08/07/1941 - 08/27/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
August 30, 2016
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
August 31, 2016
2:00 PM
Rev. Robert (Bobby) Eugene Russ, Sr. age 75 of 70 Windy Creek Circle died Saturday morning at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Durham NC to the late Isham Hemmingway Russ and Eula Page Russ. Rev. Russ was preceded in death by his daughter, R...
Coleman Hughes Rimmer Sr.
06/30/1932 - 08/27/2016
Visitation
Monday
August 29, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
August 30, 2016
11:00 AM
Coleman Hughes Rimmer, Sr. age 84 of Holly Ridge Road died Saturday, August 27, 2016 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Samuel Garland Rimmer and Nancy (Nannie) Hawkins Rimmer. Coleman was preceded in death by his son, Samuel Thom...
Alvin Duke Weaver
09/22/1938 - 08/26/2016
Alvin Duke Weaver, 77, of 799 Bethel Hill School Road died Friday, August 26, 2016. He was born in Caswell County to the late Coy Joseph Weaver and Lenner McKee Weaver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Shull Wea...
Beverly Starr Cecile
05/24/1946 - 08/25/2016
Beverly Starr Cecile, 70, died Thursday, August 25, 2016. She was born in McCarr, KY to the late John Starr and Inez S.Cardinale. Mrs. Cecile was also preceded in death by her husband, Bill Hulin Cecile, Jr.

Surviving are two children, Todd C...

Wayne Edward Webster
07/22/1945 - 08/24/2016
Service
Saturday
August 27, 2016
2:00 PM
Wayne Edward Webster, 71, of 8614 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills, died on August, 24, 2016. Born in Alamance County, he was the son of the late Roy Edward Webster and Clarice Parker Webster. He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Marti...
R. Gary Harris
10/12/1953 - 08/24/2016
Visitation
Friday
August 26, 2016
6:30-8:00PM
Service
Saturday
August 27, 2016
11:00 AM
R. Gary Harris, 62, of 1619 North Main Street died Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was born in Person County and is survived by his parents, George E. Harris and Katherine Adams Harris. Mr. Harris retired as a Captain from Person County EMS after 30...
Julian Adam Suttle
10/10/2006 - 08/24/2016
Visitation
Monday
August 29, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
August 30, 2016
11:00 AM
Julian Adam Suttle, 9, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was born on October 10, 2006 in Halifax County, VA to Chad Suttle and Jennifer Hicks Suttle, who survive. Julian was a rising 4th grader at South Elementary School where he was getting read...
Julia Dare May Eanes
10/13/1931 - 08/22/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
August 24, 2016
6:30-8PM
Julia Dare May Eanes, 84, of 185 Allensville Road, Roxboro, died Monday, August 22, 2016. Born in Alamance County, Mrs. Eanes was the daughter of the late Clyde and Margaret May and wife of the late Willis Eanes. Mrs. Eanes was the former owner of ...
Michael Angelo Case
06/12/1954 - 08/21/2016
Visitation
Sunday
August 28, 2016
After Service
Service
Sunday
August 28, 2016
3PM
Michael Angelo Case, 62, of 119 N. Morgan St., Roxboro, died Sunday, August 21, 2016. Born in Newport News, VA, Mr. Case was the son of the late Cecil C. and Bertha Martin Case. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Melanie Lynn Case.

Mr. ...

Stanley Joseph Cavalier
07/27/1930 - 08/15/2016
Service
Friday
August 19, 2016
11:00 AM
Stanley Joseph Cavalier, 86, of Leasburg, died Monday, August 15, 2016 at the Hock Family Pavilion. Mr. Cavalier was born in Queens County, New York to the late Pasquale and Johanna Schauer Cavalier. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death...
Charles Donald Garrett
12/30/1921 - 08/15/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
August 17, 2016
6:30-8:00PM Wed.
Service
Thursday
August 18, 2016
11:00 AM Thursday
Charles Donald Garrett, 94, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Person County on December 30, 1921 to the late Herman Hilman Garrett and Gertrude Mooney Garrett.

He was a WWII veteran, se...

Landeris Gene Conner Sr.
02/21/1944 - 08/13/2016
Landeris Gene Conner, Sr., 72, died Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was born in Halifax County, VA to the late Howard Conner and Ida Mae Morris Conner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Scott Conner and one brother, Gle...
Dare Frederick "D.F." Chambers
02/08/1934 - 08/11/2016
Visitation
Monday
August 15, 2016
7:00-8:30 PM
Dare Frederick "D.F." Chambers, 82, died Thursday, August 11, 2016. He was born in Person County to the late Sterling Chambers and Sadie Morris Chambers. In addition, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Lee Chambers and two brothers, Al...
Fred Long Whitfield
01/18/1924 - 08/11/2016
Visitation
Saturday
August 13, 2016
11-12PM Saturday
Service
Saturday
August 13, 2016
12PM Saturday
Fred Long Whitfield, 92, of Roxboro and formerly of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday, August 11, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Whitfield was the son of the late James Arthur and Ruth Pearl Long Whitfield and husband of 69 years to the late Margaret ...
Harold Coleman Hicks
02/13/1924 - 08/09/2016
Service
Friday
August 12, 2016
11:00 AM Friday
Harold Coleman Hicks, age 92, of 1450 Moriah Road died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Person County to the late Robert Ervin and Lelia Wilkins Hicks. Mr. Hicks is preceded in death by three brothers and one ...
Wallace Randall Bradsher Sr.
07/17/1935 - 08/07/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
August 09, 2016
6:30-8:00PM Tuesday
Service
Wednesday
August 10, 2016
2:00 PM Wednesday
Wallace Randall Bradsher, Sr., 81 years of age, of 5793 Hurdle Mills Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, August 7, 2016. Born in Person County to the late John Henry Bradsher and Katherine Bradsher. Mr. Bradsher worked at Sherwin-Williams for over 37 years. ...
Linda Jeffries Cash
12/12/1947 - 08/04/2016
Linda Jeffries Cash, 68, of 720 Bill Poole Rd., died Thursday, August 4, 2016 after a brief illness. Born in Durham County, Linda was the daughter of the late Clarence and Velma Jeffries. She retired from Nortel Networks. Linda was preceded in dea...
Calvin Leonard Parrish
03/23/1925 - 08/04/2016
Visitation
Saturday
August 06, 2016
1-2PM Saturday
Service
Saturday
August 06, 2016
2PM Saturday
Mr. Calvin Parrish, 91, passed away on August 4th at 3:35pm at his home in Charlotte, NC. He was born in Durham, NC. He was the son of the late William Oscar Parrish and Ethel Plott Parrish. He was preceded in death by his brothers Gaither Parris...
Elbert Thomas Painter
07/12/1931 - 08/02/2016
Visitation
Thursday
August 04, 2016
10-11AM Thursday
Service
Thursday
August 04, 2016
11AM Thursday
Elbert Thomas Painter, 85, of 149 Ashley Ave., Timberlake, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Painter was the son of the late John Dolton "Jack" and Carrie Lee Brown Painter. Mr. Painter retired from Duke University and was a ...
George Reade Foushee
02/17/1930 - 07/31/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
August 03, 2016
12:30-2:00PM Wed.
Service
Wednesday
August 03, 2016
2:00 PM Wednesday
George Reade Foushee, 86, of 1860 Flat River Church Road, died Sunday, July 31, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Foushee was the son of the late Wallace Foushee and Pearl Williams Foushee. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lottye Berry Foushee and...
Vickie Kiser Saunders
04/18/1952 - 07/30/2016
Visitation
Saturday
August 06, 2016
1-2PM Saturday
Service
Saturday
August 06, 2016
2PM Saturday
Mrs. Vickie Ann Kiser Saunders, 64, went to her Heavenly home Saturday, July 30, 2016. She was born April 18, 1952, in Forsyth County the daughter of Elizabeth Shore Kiser and the late Vance Oliver Kiser. Vickie graduated from North Forsyth High Sc...
Betty Frances Greenway Loyd
07/09/1935 - 07/29/2016
Visitation
Sunday
July 31, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Sunday
July 31, 2016
3:00 PM
Betty Frances Greenway Loyd, 81, of 6834 US Hwy 158 died Friday, July 29, 2016. She was born in Granville County to the late Alfred Greenway and Ruby Milton Greenway. Mrs. Loyd was also preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, Herman Ch...
Margaret Marie Carver Whitfield
01/11/1929 - 07/28/2016
Visitation
Sunday
July 31, 2016
After Service
Service
Sunday
July 31, 2016
3:00 PM Sunday
Margaret Marie Carver Whitfield, 87, of Roxboro and formerly of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Duke University Hospital. Born in Caswell County, Mrs. Whitfield was the daughter of the late Burley J. and Pearl Talley Carver. Mrs. Wh...