Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Linda Terry Davis
07/15/1949 - 02/19/2019
Visitation
Friday
February 22, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
February 22, 2019
2 PM
Linda Terry Davis, 69, of 391 Terry Road, Hurdle Mills, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Robert Terry and Alma Rogers Terry. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her s...
Cleo Solomon Long
04/06/1928 - 02/17/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
February 19, 2019
After the Service
Service
Tuesday
February 19, 2019
11 AM
Cleo Solomon Long (90) was born April 6, 1928, to George and Alice Solomon. She went peacefully home to her Lord, Jesus Christ, Sunday, February 17, 2019. She was a lifetime resident in the Bushy Fork community. She was preceded in death by her husba...
Rosemary Willingham
10/20/1935 - 02/17/2019
Visitation
Thursday
February 21, 2019
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
February 21, 2019
2PM
Rosemary Caudill Willingham, 83, formerly of 9633 Berry Road, Timberlake, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. Born in Boyd, KY, she was the daughter of the late Chester Caudill and Trixie Riggle Caudill and wife of the late Reverend Dr. Jimmie Don Willin...
Joseph Dale Ashby
08/14/1949 - 02/11/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 16, 2019
2-3PM
Service
Saturday
February 16, 2019
3PM
Joseph Dale Ashby, 69, of 207 Tom Oakley Rd., Timberlake, died Monday, February 11, 2019. Mr. Ashby was the son of the late Melvin McGruder and Bernice Clayton Ashby. He was also preceded in death by his son, Joseph Dale Ashby II, his brothers, Ric...
Bill Bradsher Shotwell
01/27/1929 - 02/09/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 16, 2019
After the Service
Service
Saturday
February 16, 2019
2 PM
Bill Bradsher Shotwell, 90-years old of Roxboro, NC passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the home of his daughter surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Jack Andrew and Edith Bradsher Shotwell. In addition to his parents...
Herman Michael "Mickey" Rudder
11/16/1946 - 02/08/2019
Visitation
Sunday
February 10, 2019
1-2:30 PM
Service
Sunday
February 10, 2019
Private Service
Herman Michael "Mickey" Rudder, 72, of 304 N. Main Street, Roxboro, died Friday, February 8, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Henry Herman Rudder and Katie Rudder Bowes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by hi...
Millicent Marie Lanier Hester
02/07/1933 - 02/07/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 09, 2019
After the Service
Service
Saturday
February 09, 2019
11:00 AM
Hurdle Mills

Millicent Marie Lanier "Millie" Hester age 86 died Thursday morning, February 7, 2019 at her home. She was born in Pender County to the late Amos Decatur and Hattie Lou Batts Lanier. Millie was wife of the late Harold Wilkerson He...

Goldie Etta Chambers Diamond
08/20/1925 - 02/06/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 09, 2019
6-7:30 PM
Service
Sunday
February 10, 2019
2 PM
Goldie Etta Chambers Diamond, 93, of St. Louis, Missouri, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Born in Durham County, she is the daughter of the late Marion Gutherie Chambers and Ava Zimmerman Chambers. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in dea...
William Franklin Briggs
02/13/1940 - 02/06/2019
Visitation
Friday
February 08, 2019
1:30-3PM
Service
Friday
February 08, 2019
3PM
William Franklin Briggs, 78, of 688 Jasper Clayton Rd., Roxboro, died Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Born in Person County, Mr. Briggs was the son of the late Dolph Zack and Ava Solomon Briggs. Mr. Briggs was a retired carpenter and loved gardening, ...
Collins White Jr.
10/29/1937 - 02/05/2019
Visitation
Thursday
February 07, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
February 07, 2019
2 PM
Collins White, Jr., 81, of 91 Dee Long Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Collins White, Sr. and Mary Tuck White. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his two sisters: Ma...
Wilmalean McCullough Rimmer
05/09/1943 - 02/02/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
February 05, 2019
6:30-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
February 06, 2019
2 PM
Wilmalean McCullough Rimmer went to rejoice and live forevermore with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 2, 2019, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. She died at her home surrounded by family. Wilma was born on Mother's Da...
James Wilson Briggs
01/19/1936 - 01/30/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 02, 2019
After Service
Service
Saturday
February 02, 2019
1:30PM
James Wilson Briggs, 83, of 23 Woody Rd., Leasburg, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Born in Caswell County, Mr. Briggs was the son of the late James Morris and Mabene Brann Briggs. Mr. Briggs retired from the NC Department of Corrections after 30...
James Hubert Holt
06/28/1920 - 01/27/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 02, 2019
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
February 02, 2019
2PM
James Hubert Holt, 98, of 1699 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, January 27, 2019 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late George Washington Holt and Bessie Hubbard Holt. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death b...
Betty Neathery Walker Hamm
05/02/1939 - 01/27/2019
Visitation
Friday
February 01, 2019
6-7:30 PM
Betty Neathery Walker Hamm, 79, 301 Epperson Drive, Durham, died Sunday, January 27, 2019. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of William Robert Neathery and Reba Glenn Rimmer Neathery Wheeley. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in d...
Dugrette Steele Wade
06/17/1929 - 01/26/2019
Visitation
Monday
January 28, 2019
10-11 AM
Service
Monday
January 28, 2019
11 AM
Dugrette Steele Wade, 89, of Roxboro, died Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Steele and Oreda Wrenn Steele O'Briant. In addition to her parents, ...
Stephen Wayne Hodges
07/29/1957 - 01/26/2019
Service
Wednesday
January 30, 2019
2 PM
Stephen Wayne Hodges, 61, of 768 Hillsborough Road, Timberlake, died Saturday, January 26, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of Doughton A. Hodges, who survives and the late Mary Ann Clayton Hodges. Mr. Hodges was of the Baptist faith.

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Jewel Emile Vasey Fisher
03/27/1940 - 01/23/2019
Jewel Emile Vasey Fisher, 78, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Born in Saginaw, MI, Mrs. Fisher was the daughter of the late Harvey and Effie Pearl Eddy Vasey. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, two brothers, one si...
John Thomas Neathery Sr.
01/30/1945 - 01/22/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
January 22, 2019
Other times
John Thomas Neathery, Sr., 73, of 215 Kerr Drive, Roxboro, died January 22, 2019 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Earl Neathery and Doris Myrtle Martin Neathery Connors. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in deat...
James John McLean
04/14/1945 - 01/22/2019
James John McLean, 73, of Rougemont, died January 22, 2019. Born in Warwick Co., VA, Mr. McLean was the son of the late James and Luree Hicks McLean. Mr. McLean retired as a staff sergeant from the Marine Corp after 20 years of service, including t...
Carolyn Rae Rimmer Gray
04/09/1938 - 01/22/2019
Visitation
Friday
January 25, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
January 25, 2019
2 PM
Carolyn Rae Rimmer Gray, 80, formerly of 8585 Hurdle Mills Road, Hurdle Mills, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late William Garvey Rimmer and Alice Idean Bradsher Rimmer. In addition to her parents, ...
Richard Lash Jeffrey
02/28/1932 - 01/21/2019
Visitation
Saturday
January 26, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Saturday
January 26, 2019
2 PM
Richard Lash Jeffrey, age 86, of 189 Evelyn Day Road, Roxboro, died Monday, January 21, 2019 in Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was born February 28, 1932 in Mocksville, North Carolina to Edgar and Elsie Kiger Je...

Shelby Jean Oliver Gentry Young
02/17/1940 - 01/19/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
January 22, 2019
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
January 23, 2019
1PM
Shelby Jean Oliver Gentry Young, 78, of 5929 Dirgie Mine Rd., Roxboro, died Saturday, January 19, 2019. Born in Person County, Mrs. Young was the daughter of the late Walter Clyde Oliver, Sr. and Mary Walters Oliver. She was preceded in death by he...
Walter Ruffin Woody Jr.
06/12/1933 - 01/17/2019
Visitation
Sunday
January 20, 2019
1:30-3 PM
Service
Monday
January 21, 2019
11 AM
Walter Ruffin Woody, Jr., 85, of 200 Manchester Dr., Roxboro, died Thursday, January 17, 2019. Born in Durham County, Mr. Woody was the son of the late Walter Ruffin Woody, Sr. and Annie Laurie Barnette Woody. Mr. Woody graduated from UNC Chapel Hi...
Alvin Dewey Whitlow
09/22/1938 - 01/16/2019
Visitation
Saturday
January 19, 2019
10-11 AM
Service
Saturday
January 19, 2019
11 AM
Alvin Dewey Whitlow, 80, of 12185 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Harvey Wright Whitlow and Victoria Shields Whitlow. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by ...
Reginald "Reggie" Landon Clayton
02/04/1977 - 01/12/2019
Visitation
Monday
January 14, 2019
2-3 PM
Service
Monday
January 14, 2019
3 PM
Reginald "Reggie" Landon Clayton, 41, of Roxboro, died Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of Ricky Clayton and Margie Delores Whitlow, who survive. Mr. Clayton is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Rosa Mae...
Kenneth Dale McBride
04/16/1951 - 01/11/2019
Visitation
Saturday
January 19, 2019
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 19, 2019
2PM
Kenneth Dale McBride, 67, of 1007 Bill Poole Rd., Rougemont, died Friday, January 11, 2019. Born in Durham County, Mr. McBride was the son of the late Tommy Houston McBride and Erma James Bowen. Mr. McBride was a carpenter and served in the US Army ...
Ellen Clayton Moore
12/20/1932 - 01/09/2019
Visitation
Sunday
January 13, 2019
2-4 PM
Ellen Clayton Moore, born December 20, 1932 died at 7:50 PM on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. She was the daughter of the late John Andrew Clayton, Sr. and the late Ineze Wrenn Clayton.

She was preceded in death by her special love of 60 years, Ed...

Catherine Clayton Aiken
10/29/1926 - 01/07/2019
Visitation
Thursday
January 10, 2019
6-7:30PM
Service
Friday
January 11, 2019
2PM
Catherine Clayton Aiken, 92, of 8815 Roxboro RD, Bahama, died Monday, January 7, 2019. Born in Person County, Mrs. Aiken was the daughter of the late Christopher Columbus "Lum" and Bertha Ashley Clayton and wife of the late Alvis Aiken. She was the...
William Bernice Reaves
03/19/1951 - 01/06/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
January 08, 2019
2-3 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 08, 2019
3 PM
William Bernice Reaves, 67, of 172 Acey Reaves Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, January 6, 2019 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Acey Banks Reaves and Willoree Wrenn Reaves. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death...
Wallace F. Aldridge
10/16/1947 - 01/05/2019
Visitation
Wednesday
January 09, 2019
7-8:30PM
Wallace F. Aldridge, 71, of 5476 HWY 119N, Leasburg, died Saturday, January 5, 2019. Born in Caswell County, Mr. Aldridge was the son of the late William Aldridge, Jr. and Sallie Burr. Mr. Aldridge retried from Kingsdown after 33 years. He enjoyed...
Vicky Kaye Horton Hodges
09/26/1957 - 01/04/2019
Vicky Kaye Horton Hodges, 61, of Timberlake, died Friday, January 4, 2019. Born in Person County, Mrs. Hodges was the daughter of the late Velma Catherine Rudd Horton and Coy Whitfield Horton, who survives. Mrs. Hodges worked at Duke University Med...
Gary Alan Rogers
11/30/1947 - 01/03/2019
Visitation
Saturday
January 05, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Saturday
January 05, 2019
2 PM
Gary Alan Rogers, 71, of Apex, died Thursday, January 3, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Gadis Alan and Janet Rogers. Mr. Rogers was retired but prior to his retirement worked as a building inspector with the State of North ...
Jennie Freeman Crutchfield Wagstaff
03/16/1921 - 01/01/2019
Visitation
Monday
January 07, 2019
After the Service
Service
Monday
January 07, 2019
11 AM
Jennie Freeman Crutchfield Wagstaff entered into the kingdom of heaven on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2019.

Jennie had resided at Roxboro Healthcare since November 2016. She was a former resident of Cambridge Hills Assisted Living, moving ther...

Kelby Lane Oakley
07/02/1999 - 01/01/2019
Visitation
Friday
January 04, 2019
6-7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
January 05, 2019
2 PM
Kelby Lane Oakley, 19, of 6504 US HWY 158 East, Leasburg, died Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at his home. Born in Durham County, he was the son of Charlie "Buck" Morris Oakley, Jr. and Tammy Cox Oakley, who survive. Kelby is preceded in death by his mater...
Bobby Glenn Hughes
10/07/1940 - 01/01/2019
Service
Friday
January 04, 2019
11 AM
Bobby Glenn Hughes, 78, of 1801 Burlington Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Born in Harnett County, he was the son of the late Melson Hughes and Daisy Mae Moore Hughes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his childrens...
Steven Howard Clayton
11/12/1961 - 12/31/2018
Visitation
Thursday
January 03, 2019
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
January 03, 2019
2 PM
Steven Howard Clayton, 57, of 100 Hassel Clayton Road, Roxboro, died Monday, December 31, 2018 at his home. Born in Tooele, UT, he was the son of the Howard Hester Clayton, who survives and the late Bobbie Jean Walker Clayton.

Steven was previo...

James William "J.W." Patterson
08/10/1946 - 12/29/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
January 02, 2019
9-11 AM
James William "J.W." Patterson, 72, of 58 Mann Oakley Road, Rougemont, died Saturday, December 29, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Clifford Dee Patterson and Agnes Davis Patterson. In addition to his parents, he is...