Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Augusta Pleasant Pulliam Harris
09/05/1924 - 12/06/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 08, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Thursday
December 08, 2016
2:00 PM
Augusta Pleasant Pulliam Harris, 92, of 2712 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Lenny Thomas Pulliam and Daisy Day Pulliam. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death...
Thomas Jack Crumpton
04/01/1927 - 12/05/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 08, 2016
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Thursday
December 08, 2016
11:00 AM
Thomas Jack Crumpton passed away quietly in his home in Allensville December 5, 2016 surrounded by his family. Mr. Crumpton was the youngest of ten children of Georgiana and Bayard Gaston Crumpton. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley Sp...
Faye Dale Walters Ford
07/14/1939 - 11/28/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
12:30-1:30PM
Service
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
2PM
Faye Dale Walters Ford, 77, of 160 Etzold Painter Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, November 28, 2016. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Walters and Mabel Jacobs Walters. In addtion to her parents she is also preceded in d...
Paul G. Marks Jr.
09/03/1929 - 11/28/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
1:30 PM
Paul G. Marks, Jr., 87, of 158 Jacobs Ct., Timberlake, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 at his home. He was the son of the late Paul G. Marks, Sr. and Luna Thompson Marks. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his great-grandson,...
Marion Long Overcash Oakley
09/25/1928 - 11/28/2016
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
11AM
Marion Long (Overcash) Oakley was born on September 25, 1928 and died on November 28, 2016 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur Marcellus and Nettie Perkins Long, two brothers, Dolian D. Long and Curtis E. Long, and...
Robbie Preston Long Sr. "Shorty"
05/22/1965 - 11/27/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
11AM
Robbie Preston Long, Sr. "Shorty", 51, of 1702 Mill Hill Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, November 27, 2016. Born in Danville VA, he was the son of the late Jessie Herman Long, Sr. and Lillie Juanita Edwards Long, who survives. He is preceded in death by ...
Margaret Gentry Painter
10/07/1926 - 11/27/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
1-2PM
Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
2PM
Margaret Gentry Painter age 90 died Sunday evening, November 27, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 7, 1926 in Person County to the late John and Maggie Carver Gentry. Five brothers and four sisters preceded ...
Irving Reade Robinson
01/08/1923 - 11/26/2016
Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
11AM
Irving Reade Robinson, 93, of Rougemont, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his home. Born in Orange County, Mr. Robinson was the son of the late Leo Vallie Robinson and Lurlie McBroom Robinson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by...
Henry William Gill
02/04/1953 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Monday
November 28, 2016
10-11AM
Service
Monday
November 28, 2016
11AM
Henry William Gill, 63, of 229 Marvin Gill Road, Roxboro, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Hock Family Pavilion. Born in Person County, Mr. Gill was the son of the late Connie Marvin Gill and Hazel Oliver Gill. He was an avid motorcycle rider an...
Sharon Long Winstead
07/20/1957 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Sunday
November 27, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
November 28, 2016
2:00 PM
Sharon Long Winstead, 59, of 706 Thaxton Road, Roxboro, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Winstead was the daughter of the late Ernest T. Long and Gracie Mildred Jordan Long. She was a cook at Stuart's. Mrs. Wins...
Melba Rose Garner Chambers
11/20/1924 - 11/25/2016
Melba Rose Garner Chambers, 92, of 702 Somerset Dr. Apt. G, died Friday, November 25, 2016, at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Cleburne Co., AL, Mrs. Chambers was the daughter of the late James E. and Dausia Mae Johnson Garner and wife of the late...
Molly Alice Whitt Briggs
04/22/1943 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 01, 2016
1-3PM
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
3PM
Molly Alice Whitt Briggs, the middle daughter of six children, born April 22, 1943 to the late John Thomas Whitt and Carolyn Gentry Whitt of Roxboro, NC, passed peacefully the morning of Friday, November 25, 2016 in Greenville, NC where she lived. Sh...
Dandy Duel Cole
09/16/1937 - 11/24/2016
Visitation
Monday
November 28, 2016
1-2PM
Service
Monday
November 28, 2016
2PM
Dandy Duel Cole, 79, of Roxboro, died Thursday, November 24, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Cole was the son of the late Arthur Chappell Cole and Mamie Bryant Wilborn Cole. Mr. Cole loved his wife, family, and spending time working in the yard. He ...
Scotty Wise Cates
10/25/1945 - 11/24/2016
Visitation
Saturday
November 26, 2016
6-7:30PM
Service
Sunday
November 27, 2016
3PM
Scotty Wise Evans Cates, 71, of Roxboro, NC, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016, peacefully at her home after a brief struggle with cancer. Scotty was born on October 25, 1945 in Roxboro, NC to the late Jack and Frances Evans.

Scotty thor...

Margaret Louise Tharpe Collie
01/09/1928 - 11/23/2016
Visitation
Friday
November 25, 2016
10-11AM
Service
Friday
November 25, 2016
11AM
Margaret Louise Tharpe Collie, 88, of Roxboro and formerly of Alton, VA, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Born in Charlotte Co., VA, Mrs. Collie was the daughter of the late Snyder and Leona Hawker Tharpe and wife of the late John Thomas Collie, S...
Barbara Carol Wilson
10/01/1948 - 11/22/2016
Service
Friday
November 25, 2016
2:00 PM
Barbara Carol Wilson, 68, formerly of 530 Parham Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Duke University Hospital. She resided the last several years at the Ellison's Rest Home. Born in Person County, Ms. Wilson was the daughter of the late...
Vallie "Luck" Alkins
03/04/1922 - 11/22/2016
Visitation
Saturday
November 26, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
November 26, 2016
2:00 PM
Vallie "Luck" Alkins, 94, of 2390 Durham Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Pickens County, SC, Mr. Alkins was the son of the late Dee Alkins and Dorothy Cora Harbart Alkins. He was a member of the Ame...
Shelia Jo Mayton Parnell
09/08/1962 - 11/21/2016
Visitation
Friday
November 25, 2016
3:00-4:30 PM
Shelia Jo Mayton Parnell, 54, of 12 Primerose Lane, Roxboro, died Monday, November 21, 2016. Born in Durham County, to the late Ardiee Lee Mayton, Jr. and Martha Rose Noah who survives.

In addition to her mother, Mrs. Parnell is survived by he...

William (Bill) Wesley Clayton
08/09/1926 - 11/19/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 22, 2016
1:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
November 22, 2016
2:00 PM
William (Bill) Wesley Clayton, 90, passed away on 11/19/2016 at his home. He was born in Person County on August 9, 1926 to the late William (Willie) Alfred Clayton and Effie King Clayton. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his f...
Mary Blackard Robinson
05/13/1917 - 11/19/2016
Visitation
Monday
November 21, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
November 22, 2016
11:00 AM
Mary Blackard Robinson, age 99 1/2, of Brookdale Senior Living, Durham, departed this life to join her husband, twin sister, family, and friends with Jesus on Saturday, November 19, 2016. Born in Person County, Mary was the daughter of the late John ...
Dewey Bryant Wilson
02/20/1935 - 11/17/2016
Visitation
Monday
November 21, 2016
After Service
Service
Monday
November 21, 2016
2PM
Dewey Bryant Wilson, 81, of 1455 Gentry-Dunkley Road, Roxboro, died Thursday, November 17, 2016. Born in Granville County, Mr. Wilson was the son of the late Dewey Lee Wilson and Thelma Crutcher Bell. Mr. Wilson previously served in the US Army and...
Earl Lester Shotwell
07/05/1932 - 11/16/2016
Visitation
Friday
November 18, 2016
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
November 19, 2016
1:30PM
Earl Lester Shotwell, 84, of 2900 Dink Ashley Rd., TIMBERLAKE, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Shotwell was the son of the late Robert Jasper and Mary Ida Turner Shotwell and husband of the late Nancy Tuck Shotwell. Mr...
Lucile Blackard Hicks
05/13/1917 - 11/15/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 16, 2016
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Thursday
November 17, 2016
11:00 AM
Lucile Blackard Hicks "Mama Cile", age 99 1/2, of 1186 Billy Hicks Road, Roxboro, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Born in Person County, Mrs. Hicks was the daughter of the late John Blackard and Lucy Moore Blackard. In addition t...
Rodney Michael Jones
02/27/1948 - 11/15/2016
Visitation
Saturday
November 19, 2016
11:00-12:00 PM
Rodney Michael Jones of 215 Holly Berry Lane, Roxboro, NC passed from an accident while working Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Even though he had recently been ill, he passed working as he had done all his life. Rod was 68 years of age, he was born Feb...
Eleanor Dare Allen Truesdell
08/28/1935 - 11/15/2016
Visitation
Friday
November 18, 2016
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Saturday
November 19, 2016
2:00 PM Saturday
Eleanor Dare Allen Truesdell age 81 died Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at her home. She was born in Durham to the late George Cleveland Allen and Ersell Ruth Wagstaff Allen. She was retired from Durham Public School System where she was manager of the c...
Mary Tuck Harris
11/14/1925 - 11/13/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 15, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
November 15, 2016
2:00 PM
Mary Tuck Harris, 90, of 115 Harris-Morris Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her home. Born in Halifax County, VA, Mrs. Harris was the daughter of the late Nathan Fletcher Tuck and Mary Sue Puryear Tuck. In addition to her parents she ...
Edward Marshall Greene
11/14/1920 - 11/10/2016
Visitation
Sunday
November 13, 2016
After Service
Service
Sunday
November 13, 2016
2:00 PM
EDWARD Marshall GREENe, 95, of 240 Wesleyan Heights, ROXBORO, died Thursday, November 10, 2016. Born in Coward County, SC, Mr. Greene was the son of the late W. Joe and Deborah Greene and husband of the late Delma Holt Greene. He was the Senior Cla...
James Harvey Barnwell Jr.
12/09/1968 - 11/07/2016
Visitation
Thursday
November 10, 2016
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Friday
November 11, 2016
1:00 PM
James Harvey Barnwell, Jr., 47, of 4122 Ridgeville Road, Prospect Hill, died Monday, November 7, 2016. Born in Person County, to the late James Harvey Barnwell, Sr. and Mary Kathleen Shouff Barnwell. Mr. Barnwell worked for AKG of America on heavy du...
Richard "Rick" Newton Allen
02/07/1955 - 11/06/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 09, 2016
After Service
Service
Wednesday
November 09, 2016
11AM
Richard "Rick" Newton Allen, 61, of 1873 Hester's Store Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, November 6, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Allen was the son of the late Howard Newton and Margaret Morgan Allen. Mr. Allen was the owner of Rick Allen Electrical ...
Reverend Dr. Jimmie Don Willingham
12/30/1940 - 11/05/2016
Visitation
Thursday
November 10, 2016
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Thursday
November 10, 2016
11:00 AM
Reverend Dr. Jimmie Don Willingham, 75, of 9633 Berry Road died Saturday, November 5, 2016. He was born in Clay County, Arkansas to the late Roy Donald Willingham and Mary Sue Bankston Willingham Schmol. Rev. Willingham was a historian, pastor, and...
John Willoughby Gravely Sr.
03/20/1936 - 10/27/2016
Service
Friday
November 11, 2016
11:00 AM
John Willoughby Gravely, Sr., of Hertford, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, October 27, 2016 at his daughter's home in Rougemont. Born in York County, SC, John was the son of the late Horace Edward Gravely and Katherin...
Brenda Joyce Hobbs
05/14/1944 - 10/26/2016
Brenda Joyce Hobbs, 72, of 901 Ridge Rd., Roxboro, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Born in Fayette Co., WV, Mrs. Hobbs was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Goldie West. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Hobbs is surviv...

Hazel Slaughter Long
01/19/1924 - 10/21/2016
Visitation
Sunday
October 23, 2016
5:30-7:00 PM
Service
Monday
October 24, 2016
11:00 AM
Hazel Slaughter Long, 92, of 1065 Todd Road, Roxboro, died Friday, October 21, 2016 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late S.T. Slaughter and Ethel Esther Slaughter in addition to her parents she was preceded in death by...
Judy Baker Denny
11/06/1941 - 10/19/2016
Judy Baker Denny, 74, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016. She was born in Anderson County, TN to the late William Baker and Mary Lou Sharp Baker. Ms. Denny attended Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Bahama.

Surviving are two children, Lorie Ly...

Phyllis Phillips Durham
09/04/1935 - 10/18/2016
Visitation
Friday
October 21, 2016
12:00-1:00 PM
Service
Friday
October 21, 2016
1:00 PM
Phyllis Phillips Durham, 81, of 817 Frank Street, Roxboro, died Monday, October 17, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Durham was born in Guilford County to the late Archie Phillips and Helen Phillips Orrell. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death b...