Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Reva Ford Oakley Houck
10/17/1929 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
July 18, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
11 AM
Reva Ford Oakley Houck, 87, of 1121 Shelton Road, Roxboro, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at her home. Born in Halifax County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Toby Daniel Oakley and Ora Hudson Oakley. In addition to her parents she is preceded in de...
Evelyn Brogden Hailey
09/05/1933 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017
11 AM
Evelyn Brogden Hailey, 83, of 3757 Hester Store Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Born in Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Spurgeon Otis Brogden and Pearl Elizabeth Inscoe Brogden. In addition to her parents she is pre...
Christopher Leland Gentry
11/15/1971 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017
Service
Friday
July 21, 2017
Christopher Leland Gentry, 45, of 113 Dick Holeman Rd., Timberlake, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Born in Person County on November 15, 1971, Mr. Gentry is the son of Leland G. and Brenda Ellis Gentry, who survives, of Timberlake. Mr. Gentry worked w...
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker
09/22/1937 - 07/16/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
1:30-3 PM
Service
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
3 PM
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker, 79, of 8811 Wilkerson Road, Cedar Grove, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Rimmer and Lillie Pearl Eakes Rimmer. In addition to her pa...
Inez Rogers Phelps
07/03/1927 - 07/16/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017
2 PM
Inez Rogers Phelps died peacefully Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. Inez had just celebrated her 90th birthday on July 3. She was a native and lifelong resident of Roxboro, North Carolina. Inez was the daughter of the late Clyde A...
Bertha Gay Marks Gortz
09/11/1931 - 07/15/2017
Visitation
Monday
July 17, 2017
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
July 18, 2017
3:00 PM
Bertha Gay Marks Gortz age 85 died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Connecticut to the late Mr. & Mrs. Edward Gay. She was predeceased by two daughters, Margaret Norma Marks and Beatrice Alice Marks.

Mrs. Go...

Ada Reaves Harris
01/24/1921 - 07/14/2017
Visitation
Saturday
July 15, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Sunday
July 16, 2017
3PM
Ada Reaves Harris, 96, formerly of 2025 Mill Creek Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Rosa Rudder Reaves. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in...
Lois Jean Wood Estell
08/31/1944 - 07/14/2017
Lois Jean Estell (nee Wood) of Roxboro, NC (formerly of Clayton, Glassboro, and Mercerville, NJ) passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, at the age of 72. She is the wife of Harry S. Estell, Jr., formerly of Millville, NJ. They were married on Septem...
Dennis Keith Carver
06/28/1956 - 07/11/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 13, 2017
4-8 PM
Dennis Keith Carver, of 240 Sandy Hill Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Born in Delaware County, he was the son of the Bennie Nichols Carver and Erma Lucille Capone Carver. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Ch...
Judith Carolyn Hunter Gatewood
09/23/1934 - 07/06/2017
Visitation
Friday
July 07, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
July 08, 2017
1PM
Judith Carolyn Hunter Gatewood, 82, of 169 Old Durham Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Campbell County, VA, Mrs. Gatewood was the daughter of the late Willie F. and Josie Sterling Angel Hunter, wife of the late Nelson Frank Gatewoo...
Robert Hart Crowder Jr.
07/14/1951 - 06/29/2017
Robert Hart "Robbie" Crowder, Jr., 65, of Leasburg died Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was born in Danville, VA to the late Robert Hart Crowder, Sr. and Irene Irby Crowder.

Surviving are two children, Robert Troy Crowder of Leasburg, and Pamela J...

Talmadge Buster Whitlow
01/13/1934 - 06/28/2017
Visitation
Monday
July 03, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
July 03, 2017
2:00 PM
Talmadge Buster Whitlow, 83, of Roxboro died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He was born at home in Person County to the late Harvey Wright Whitlow and Victoria Sheilds Whitlow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years...
Linda Gray Taylor
03/23/1950 - 06/28/2017
Visitation
Saturday
July 01, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM
Service
Saturday
July 01, 2017
1:00 PM
Linda Gray Taylor, 67, of Rougemont died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Issac Warren Gray and Ethel Solomon Gray. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Veterans Di...
Terresa Pulliam Davis
01/24/1966 - 06/27/2017
Service
Friday
June 30, 2017
4:00 PM
Terresa Pulliam Davis, 51, of 1673 Dink Ashley Road died Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born in Coco Beach, FL to Graham and Mary Holliman Pulliam. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lee Davis.

Surviving in addition to h...

Sharon Ann Perkins Morrow
03/13/1943 - 06/24/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 29, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Friday
June 30, 2017
11 AM
Sharon Ann Perkins Morrow, 74, of 612 Reams Avenue, Roxboro, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Mrs. Morrow has been reunited with her parents, Edwin H. "Eddie" Perkins and Flora Newton Perkins and her sister, Dorothy Perkins Newt...
Lucille King Ames
01/25/1924 - 06/23/2017
Service
Sunday
June 25, 2017
2:30 PM
Lucille King Ames, age 93, formerly of 70 Misty Rose Lane, Timberlake, died Friday, June 23, 2017. Born in Madison County, FL, she was the daughter of the late Lewis King and Alline Norris King. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by...
Bennie Douglas "Doug" Carver
03/27/1947 - 06/20/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 22, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Friday
June 23, 2017
2:00 PM
Bennie Douglas "Doug" Carver, 70, of 289 Carver Holt Road died Tuesday, June 20, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Charlie and Emma Paul Carver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roosevelt "Peanut" Carv...
Donna Jean Lowe Bowes
04/09/1954 - 06/18/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
June 21, 2017
After service
Service
Wednesday
June 21, 2017
2:00 PM
Donna Jean Lowe Bowes, 63, died Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born in Ross County, Ohio to the late Donald Lowe and Martha Hawk. Mrs. Bowes was a homemaker and a former member of Ceffo Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are her husband, Da...

Stephen Anthony Sparks
05/07/1962 - 06/18/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
June 21, 2017
10-11 AM
Service
Wednesday
June 21, 2017
11 AM
Stephen Anthony Sparks, age 55, of 1885 Old Durham Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. He attended Ca-Vel United Methodist Church.

Steve was born May 7, 1962 at Person Memorial Hospital to the late Joe Bernard...

Darrell Thomas Duke
03/04/1945 - 06/15/2017
Visitation
Saturday
June 17, 2017
12-1PM
Service
Saturday
June 17, 2017
1PM
Darrell Thomas Duke, 72, of 1859 Peed Rd., Rougemont, died Thursday, June 15, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Duke was the son of the late Dorsey and Clyde Kidd Duke and brother of the late Wilma D. Oakley and Basil Duke.

Mr. Duke is survived...

Lila Maude T. Pulliam
07/28/1927 - 06/12/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 15, 2017
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
June 15, 2017
2PM
Lila Maude T. Pulliam, 89, of Roxboro, died Monday, June 12, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Pulliam was the daughter of the late Tommie and Minnie W. Taylor and wife of the late Talmadge L. Pulliam for 43 years. Mrs. Pulliam retired from Tultex ...
Barry Flint Bradsher
07/13/1950 - 06/12/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 15, 2017
1:30-3:00 PM
Service
Thursday
June 15, 2017
3:00 PM
Barry Flint Bradsher, 66, of 3647 Semora Road died Monday, June 12, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late John Austin Bradsher and Virginia Tingen Bradsher Rhew. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Dwight B...
Ersene Dare Chambers Wrenn
12/14/1938 - 06/11/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
June 13, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
June 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Ersene Dare Chambers Wrenn, 78, formerly of 525 Weldon Wrenn Road, Roxboro, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Edgar Chambers and Rosa Blalock Chambers. In addition to her parents she ...
Mary Alice Stone Riley
10/06/1929 - 06/07/2017
Visitation
Friday
June 09, 2017
2-3 PM
Service
Friday
June 09, 2017
3 PM
Mary Alice Stone Riley, age 87, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at her daughter's home. She was born in Person County, to the late Tobie Pass Stone, Sr. and Zelle Carver Stone. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Alton Riley, Sr., her daught...
George Taylor Miller
01/17/1920 - 06/04/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
June 06, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM,
Service
Wednesday
June 07, 2017
11:00 AM, Wednesday
George Taylor Miller, 97, of 1252 Pointer Street died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his home. He was born in Granville County to the late John Henry and Flora Cash Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, William M...
Michael Blake Johnson
07/24/1983 - 06/04/2017
Visitation
Friday
June 09, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
June 10, 2017
11AM
Michael Blake Johnson, 33, of 175 Thomas Humphries Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Born in Halifax County, VA, Mr. Johnson is the son of Michael Ray and Beverly Phillips Johnson, of Roxboro. He was a member of High View Baptist Church...

Karen Denine Slaughter Hammiel
02/14/1958 - 06/01/2017
Visitation
Monday
June 05, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
June 06, 2017
11 AM
Karen Denine Slaughter Hammiel, 59, of 4128 Allensville Road, Roxboro died Thursday, June 1, 2017. Born in Manatee County, FL, she was the daughter of the late Sidney Thomas Slaughter and Billie Butcher Slaughter.

Surviving are her husband of 4...

Eunice Latta Bradsher
04/09/1934 - 05/29/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 01, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Friday
June 02, 2017
2 PM
Eunice Latta Bradsher, 83, of Rougemont, died Monday, May 29, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center where she was a resident for the past two and a half years. Born in Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Luther Latta and...
Patsy Jones Fox
12/22/1942 - 05/29/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 01, 2017
10-11 AM
Service
Thursday
June 01, 2017
11 AM
Patsy Jones Fox, 74, of 480 North Ridge Circle, Roxboro, died Monday, May 29, 2017 at her home. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret "Mac" Jones.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Clem "C.B." Fox...

Randell Jerry Lunsford
08/25/1951 - 05/28/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
May 30, 2017
6-6:45PM
Service
Tuesday
May 30, 2017
7PM
Randell Jerry Lunsford, 65, of 367 Evelyn Day Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, May 28, 2017. Mr. Lunsford was son of the late Chester Hardy Lunsford and Beatrice Blalock Lunsford, who survives. He was also preceded in death by one brother, C.H. Lunsford....
Bertha Mae Morris Long
05/13/1923 - 05/26/2017
Service
Wednesday
May 31, 2017
2 PM
Bertha Mae Morris Long, 94, of 1222 Charlie Carr Road, Roxboro, died Friday, May 26, 2017 at her home. Born in Halifax County, VA she was the daughter of the late George Morris and Jospehine Hicks Morris. In addition to her parents she is preceded in...
Johnny Ray Mack
10/09/1949 - 05/26/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
May 31, 2017
2-3 PM
Service
Wednesday
May 31, 2017
3 PM
Johnny Ray Mack, 67, of 255 Zadock Slaughter Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, May 26, 2017. Born in Wake County, Mr. Mack was the son of the late Hubert and Faye Ruth Sides Mack. Mr. Mack was a cabinet maker and a member of Allensville United Methodist C...
James Lloyd Bradley
10/23/1935 - 05/25/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
May 30, 2017
9-11AM
Service
Tuesday
May 30, 2017
11AM
James Lloyd Bradley, 81, of 312 Howard Drive , Oxford, died Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born in Cherokee County, OK, Mr. Bradley was the son of the late Squire Andrew and Gussie Arizona DeVore Bradley and husband of the late Ruth Talbert Bradley. He wa...
Marie Martin Pruitt
05/12/1947 - 05/25/2017
Marie Martin Pruitt, 70, of 329 Hassel Clayton Road, Roxboro, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late, William Henry Martin and Lois Calloway Davis Martin. In addition to her parents she is pre...
Louise Woody Clayton
09/22/1919 - 05/25/2017
Visitation
Saturday
May 27, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Saturday
May 27, 2017
3:00 PM
Louise Woody Clayton, 97, died Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was born in Mecklenburg County, VA to the late Claude Calvin Woody and Alma Joyce Woody. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Linwood "Frog" Clayton. Mrs. ...
Infant Eleanora Jude Davis
05/25/2017 - 05/25/2017
Visitation
Saturday
June 03, 2017
2-3PM
Service
Saturday
June 03, 2017
3PM
Infant Eleanora Jude Davis, was born and died Thursday, May 25, 2017. She was the daughter of Dallas Austin and Keri Maria Campbell Davis, of Roxboro. Eleanora joins in Heaven her paternal great grandparents, Thomas Dallas Davis, Christine Carver ...
John Jason Wilson
11/22/1981 - 05/24/2017
Visitation
Sunday
May 28, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Sunday
May 28, 2017
3PM
John Jason Wilson of 317 Jack Crumpton Road died Wednesday, May 24 2017 at his home. He was 36. He was a native of Person County, He is survived by his mother Cynthia Crumpton Wilson of Roxboro, his brother Thomas Daniel Wilson of Roxboro, his gra...
Carmen Elizabeth Maloney
09/21/1980 - 05/24/2017
Visitation
Saturday
May 27, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Sunday
May 28, 2017
2 PM
Carmen Elizabeth Maloney, 36, of 201 Edgar Street, Roxboro, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at her home. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of Ronnie Maloney and Debbie Hodges Maloney, who survive. She is preceded in death by her loving uncle, ...