Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Joyce Wilborn Wrenn
02/03/1953 - 12/13/2017
Visitation
Friday
December 15, 2017
12:30-2 PM
Service
Friday
December 15, 2017
2 PM
Joyce Wilborn Wrenn, 64, of 222 John Street, Roxboro, died Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Truman Wilborn and Katie Whitfield Wilborn. In addition to her parents, she is preceded by he...
David Lindsey Oliver
05/12/1929 - 12/06/2017
Service
Monday
December 11, 2017
David Lindsey Oliver, 88, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Oliver was the son of the late William Henry and Winnie Saunders Oliver. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Melvin Oliver and his sister, ...
Leatrice Briggs Wrenn
12/31/1924 - 12/06/2017
Service
Saturday
December 09, 2017
11:00 AM
Leatrice Briggs Wrenn, 92, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Willie and Maggie Briggs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joshua "Snooks" Wrenn; three brothers, Clifton Br...
Eleanor Cox Bass
12/30/1923 - 12/04/2017
Visitation
Thursday
December 07, 2017
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Service
Thursday
December 07, 2017
12:30 PM
Eleanor Cox Bass, age 93, long term resident of Roxboro and Swansboro died Monday, December 4, 2017. She was daughter of the late Bernice Walthall Cox and John William Cox. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 y...
Robert "Bobby Dee" Walker
04/15/1931 - 12/02/2017
Visitation
Thursday
December 07, 2017
6-8:30 PM
Service
Friday
December 08, 2017
2 PM
Robert "Bobby Dee" Walker, 86, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 after a brief illness at Duke Hospital. He was born April 15, 1931 in Roxboro to the late Platt Dee and Etta Harris Walker. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Gladys Walker Law...
George Randall "Randy" Talbot
04/18/1944 - 11/29/2017
Visitation
Friday
December 01, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Saturday
December 02, 2017
11AM
George Randall "Randy" Talbot, 73, of 929 Jim Poole Rd., Roxboro, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Born in Orange County, TX, Mr. Talbot was the son of the late George and Gracie Maurine Ramey Talbot. He was also preceded in death by his brother,...
Earlieteen "Teny" Clayton Oakley
09/17/1933 - 11/27/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
November 29, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Wednesday
November 29, 2017
2 PM
Earlieteen "Teny" Clayton Oakley, 84 of 231 Patterson Drive, Roxboro, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at her home. Born in Person County she was the daughter of the late Early David Clayton and Lonnie Beth Wrenn Clayton. In addition to her parents, sh...
Kay Pearson Winstead
07/30/1933 - 11/27/2017
Visitation
Thursday
November 30, 2017
After service
Service
Thursday
November 30, 2017
2:00 PM
Kay Pearson Winstead, 84, of Roxboro, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at her home. Born in Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late William James and Estelle Moore Pearson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, ...
Haywood "Red" Walker Oakley
10/13/1936 - 11/26/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
November 28, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
November 29, 2017
2 PM
Haywood "Red" Walker Oakley, 81, of 401 Aubrey Clayton Road, Hurdle Mills, died Sunday, November 26, 2017 at his home. Born in Caswell County, he was the son of the late Alonza Hughes Oakley and Annie Rudd Oakley. In addition to his parents, he is pr...
Larry Thomas Estes
03/24/1943 - 11/24/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
November 29, 2017
After Service
Service
Wednesday
November 29, 2017
11AM
Larry Thomas Estes, 74, of Semora died Friday, November 24, 2017 at his home. He was born in Durham County to the late George Daylon Estes and Lorena Jackson Estes. In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Loretta Estes. ...
Charles Edward Hubbard
04/08/1936 - 11/24/2017
Service
Monday
November 27, 2017
1PM
Charles Edward Hubbard, 81, died at his home, on Friday, November 24, 2017. He was born in Danville, Virginia, to the late Percy and Frances Hubbard. He was also predeceased by a brother, Frank Hubbard.

Charlie, as everyone called him, gradua...

Walter Lee Pleasant
07/08/1930 - 11/21/2017
Visitation
Friday
November 24, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Saturday
November 25, 2017
2 PM
Walter Lee Pleasant, 87, of 5175 Hurdle Mills Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Ellis Pleasant, Sr. and Annie Mae Pulliam. He is preceded in death by one son,...
Sammie Reese "Sam" McClure
08/07/1945 - 11/18/2017
Visitation
Monday
November 20, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
November 21, 2017
2:00 PM Tuesday
Sammie Reese "Sam" McClure age 72 died Saturday, November 18, 2017. He was son of the late Johnny and Mattie Barns McClure. Sam was raised by his foster mother, Annie Mae D. Oakley. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, James, and Hom...
Bernice Rowland Watts
05/16/1931 - 11/16/2017
Visitation
Saturday
November 18, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Service
Sunday
November 19, 2017
2:00 PM
Bernice Rowland Watts, 86, of Roxboro died Thursday, November 16, 2017. She was born in Pittslyvania County to the late Charles Buster and Rena Roach Rowland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Zeb Watts; f...
Carolyn Jane Daniel
10/01/1938 - 11/15/2017
Visitation
Sunday
November 19, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Sunday
November 19, 2017
3:00 PM
Carolyn Jane Daniel, 79, of Roxboro died Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Raymond Giles Daniel and Minnie Oakley Daniel. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Elizabeth Daniel Wil...
Bennie "Bobby" Lee Phelps
12/08/1953 - 11/11/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
November 14, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Tuesday
November 14, 2017
2 PM
Bennie "Bobby" Lee Phelps, 63, formerly of 603 Henry Street, Roxboro, died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Wilson Floyd Phelps and Lillian Walker Phelps. ...
Clayton Christian Sarver
07/20/2003 - 11/11/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
November 15, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Thursday
November 16, 2017
2:00 PM
While surrounded by family and friends, Clayton Christian Sarver, born July 20, 2003, of 2380 Haywood Bailey Road, Roxboro, NC, passed peacefully on November 11th at 3:08 pm under the care of the Duke University Hospital's PICU team.

Clay was a...

Evelyn Grinstead Warren
09/19/1931 - 11/09/2017
Visitation
Monday
November 13, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
November 13, 2017
2:00 PM
Evelyn Grinstead Warren, 86, of Roxboro died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at her home. She was born in Person County to the late Albert Lawrence Grinstead and Viola Allison Grinstead. Mrs. Warren was a member of Theresa Baptist Church.

Survivin...

Tonya Gentry Hood
05/24/1968 - 11/09/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
November 15, 2017
2:30-4 PM
Service
Wednesday
November 15, 2017
4 PM
Tonya "Sug" Gentry Hood, 49, of 3919 Hunter Hill Road, Rocky Mount, died Thursday, November 9, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm "Mickey" David Gentry and Laurie Westbrook Gentry, who survives. Mrs. Hood worked for...
Alma Louise Martin Clayton
06/05/1945 - 11/03/2017
Visitation
Sunday
November 05, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
November 06, 2017
2:00 PM
Alma Louise Martin Clayton age 72 of 505 Aubrey Clayton Road died Friday, November 3, 2017 at Duke Regional Hospital. She was born in Person County to the late Lois Loftis and L.J. (Kiser) Martin.

Mrs. Clayton was a founding Member of New Life...

Alice Wrenn Dixon
01/19/1934 - 11/02/2017
Visitation
Saturday
November 04, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Sunday
November 05, 2017
3:00 PM
Alice Wrenn Dixon, 83, died Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Person County to the late Oscar and Pearl Dickerson Wrenn. In additon to her parents, Mrs. Wrenn was preceded in death by her husband, George Warren...
Lester Jerome Klinker
09/04/1917 - 10/31/2017
Visitation
Thursday
November 02, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Lester Jerome Klinker, 100, formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the home of his daughter in Roxboro. Born in Kent County, MI, he was the son of the late John Lewis Klinker and Mary Weaver Klinker. In addition to his p...
Sadie Holt Puryear
09/24/1931 - 10/24/2017
Visitation
Saturday
October 28, 2017
10-11 AM
Service
Saturday
October 28, 2017
11 AM
Sadie Holt Puryear, 86, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Parkview Retirement Center in Sanford. She was born in Person County, to the late George Washington Holt and Bessie Hubbard Holt. She was the wife of the late...
Larry Joe Johnson
05/29/1933 - 10/24/2017
Visitation
Thursday
October 26, 2017
5-6:45 PM
Service
Thursday
October 26, 2017
7 PM
Larry Joe Johnson, 84, of Roxboro, NC passed away on October 24, 2017, while visiting family in Bowling Green, KY. Born May 29, 1933 in Portland, TN, he was the son of the late Guilford and Mildred Wiseman Johnson. He was also preceded in death by h...
Clyde Weldon Bowes
05/27/1926 - 10/24/2017
Visitation
Saturday
October 28, 2017
1-3 PM
Service
Saturday
October 28, 2017
3 PM
Clyde Weldon Bowes, 91, of 4131 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Clarence King Bowes and Addie Mae Vicks Bowes. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothe...
Layton Sheen Oakley
09/05/1938 - 10/23/2017
Visitation
Thursday
October 26, 2017
2-3 PM
Service
Thursday
October 26, 2017
3 PM
Layton Sheen Oakley, 79, of 507 Red Mountain Road, Rougemont, died Monday, October 23, 2017. Born in Person County, he was the grandson of the late Frank and Ethel Clayton. In addition to his grandparents, he is preceded in death by his mother, Lou B...
David Leon Chandler
08/03/1955 - 10/21/2017
Service
Wednesday
October 25, 2017
2:00 PM
David Leon Chandler, 62, of 1231 Stoney Mountain Road, Rougemont died Saturday, October 21, 2017 after a tragic tree stand hunting accident. He was born in Person County to the late Frank Leon Chandler and Irene Ashworth Chandler Minter. David work...
James Alfred Burch Sr.
01/14/1932 - 10/21/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
October 25, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Thursday
October 26, 2017
11:00 AM
James Alfred Burch, Sr., 85, of Roxboro died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at this home. He was born in Person County to the late Owen Lester Burch and Onie Beaver Burch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Dudley Ha...