Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Susan Pickard Shepherd
10/21/1952 - 01/20/2018
Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2018
2 PM
Susan Pickard Shepherd, 65, formerly of Durham, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Johnson Pickard and Maxie Alexander Pickard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her ...
Frances Pauline Day Trickey
12/05/1930 - 01/15/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 20, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 20, 2018
2PM
Frances Pauline Trickey, 87, of Roxboro died Monday, January 15, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Herbert Clifton Day and Ollie Chambers Day. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Albert Day and wife N...
James William "Bill" Blalock
11/22/1938 - 01/15/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 19, 2018
10-11 AM
Service
Friday
January 19, 2018
11 AM
James William "Bill" Blalock, 79, of 2474 Dick Holeman Road, Timberlake, died Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late John Thomas Blalock, Sr. and Annie Tilley Blalock. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in...
Velma Rogers Woody
12/23/1932 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Monday
January 15, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
2:00 PM
Velma Rogers Woody, 85, of 244 Ashley Ave. died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Woody was the daughter of the late Clyde Allen and Gracie Blalock Rogers. Mrs. Woody retired from Fo-Acre Warehouse and was an active m...
Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver
10/03/1927 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 19, 2018
1:30-3 PM
Service
Friday
January 19, 2018
3 PM
Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver, 90, formerly of Roxboro, died Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Pleasant Briggs and Maggie Blalock Briggs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her...
Angie Wilson Hardy
04/05/1948 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 21, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Sunday
January 21, 2018
2:00 PM
Angie Wilson Hardy, 69, of Durham died January 14, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Tommy Wright Wilson and Selene Bowes Chandler Wilson.

Survivng are two children, Connie Glenn Vaughan (Christie) of Roxboro and Tammy Vaughan ...

Neville Virginia Tuck (Harris-Day)
09/26/1921 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 14, 2018
After Service
Service
Sunday
January 14, 2018
1 PM
Neville Virginia Tuck (Harris, Day), was born September 26th, 1921 in the Moriah community of Person County, NC, to Florence Ragland (Talley) and Cordis Nathaniel Tuck, of Redbank, Virginia. She was wed to James Foy Harris, of Person County, and bore...
Barbara Ann Bailey
02/27/1939 - 01/09/2018
Service
Saturday
January 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Barbara Ann Bailey, 78, of Roxboro died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home. She was born in Person County to the late Jack and Louise Pixley Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Royal B. Pixley, Sr. a...
James Donald Gault
03/08/1934 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 13, 2018
2:00 PM
James Donald “Jim” Gault, 83, of Bluffton, SC died Tuesday (January 9, 2018) at NHC Healthcare in Bluffton, following an extended illness. He was born March 8, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan to Donald M. and Irene H. (Bills) Gault.

Jim graduated ...

Bernard Gooch Gentry
01/08/1927 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Thursday
January 11, 2018
11:00 AM
Bernard Gentry (91) passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 with his family at his side. He was born on January 8, 1927 to John Roy Gentry and Myrtle Gooch Gentry. He lived in Timberlake, NC his entire life and was an active ...
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne Tuck
09/22/1965 - 01/08/2018
Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018
2-3 PM
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne Tuck, 52, of 505 Charlie Gentry Road, Roxboro, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he is survived by his father, Tony Lee Tuck and preceded in death by his mother, Rebecca Jordan Tuck McKinney.
Stella Westbrooks Conner
01/10/1947 - 01/07/2018
Stella Westbrooks Conner, 70, of Roxboro died Sunday, January 7, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Samuel and Gladys Parker Westbrooks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Ray Conner. Mrs. Con...
James "Jimmy" Reginald Clayton
11/07/1933 - 01/07/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
12-1PM
Service
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
1PM
James "Jimmy" Reginald Clayton, 84, of 419 Ellen Street, Roxboro, died Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of the late Jim Robert and Jenny Frances Long Clayton. Mr. Clayton served in the US Army infantry. He re...
Edna Estelle Tatum Cox
05/22/1921 - 01/07/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
2 PM
Edna Estelle Tatum Cox, 96, of 6472 US HWY 158E, Leasburg, died Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Cox was the daughter of the late Joe Scott and Lottie Long Tatum and wife of the late William Fred Cox, Sr. She was also preceded i...
Clarence Dale Rimmer
01/16/1936 - 01/06/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 07, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
January 08, 2018
2 PM
Clarence Dale Rimmer, 81, of 1592 Whitt Town Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Clarence Rimmer and Tellie Clayton Rimmer. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by...
Judith Margaret Wilshaw Rankin
03/25/1933 - 01/04/2018
Judith Margaret Wilshaw Rankin, 84, of 235 Turtle Hill Court, Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Born in Washington Co., PA, Mrs. Rankin was the daughter of the late Samuel Alonzo and Elizabeth Margaret McPeak Wilshaw. Mrs. Rankin retired fr...
Edna Perkins Elliott
09/26/1934 - 01/04/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 06, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 06, 2018
2PM
Edna Perkins Elliott, 83, of 77 Parkview Circle, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 4, 2018 after an extended illness. She was an only child, the daughter of the late Fred Bradsher Perkins and Onie Irwin Bradsher Perkins. In addition to...
Irene Gates Gravitte
12/12/1921 - 01/03/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 05, 2018
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Friday
January 05, 2018
11:00 AM
Irene Gates Gravitte, 96, of Roxboro died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Wade Lee Gates and Susan Smith Gates. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Mitchell Gravitte. ...
Inez Vivian Cary Cook
06/20/1915 - 01/02/2018
Inez Vivian Cary Cook, age 102, of Roxboro, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Rockland County, she was the daughter of the late Myron Cary and Lottie Inez Dunning Cary. In addition to her parents s...
Marian Rhea Childress Sarver
09/22/1935 - 01/02/2018
Service
Saturday
February 17, 2018
2:00 PM
Marian Childress Sarver, 82, of Roxboro died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bland County, VA to the late Taulby Childress and Nellie Jane Walker Childress. In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband...
Robert Lee Kirk
08/21/1934 - 01/01/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 02, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 03, 2018
2:00 PM
Robert "Bob" Lee Kirk, 83, of 146 Mt. Harmony Church Road died Monday, January 1, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Coy Lee Kirk and Ealey Chandler Kirk. Mr. Kirk was a retired farmer and carpenter. He loved square dancing and especia...
Earnest Persell Bailey Jr.
01/19/1948 - 12/30/2017
Earnest Persell Bailey, Jr., 69, of Timberlake died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at his home. He was born in Muscogee County, GA to the late Earnest Persell Bailey, Sr. and Lola Latham Bailey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ...
Henry Carlton Pennington
03/07/1927 - 12/25/2017
Visitation
Thursday
December 28, 2017
10-11AM
Service
Thursday
December 28, 2017
11AM
Henry Carlton Pennington, 90, of Roxboro, died Monday, December 25, 2017. Born in Wilson County, Mr. Pennington was the son of the late William Ezra and Leora Rose Pennington, husband of the late Mary Pennington and grandfather of the late Alan Mize...
Mary Sue Blalock Moore
05/21/1935 - 12/25/2017
Visitation
Friday
December 29, 2017
10-11 AM
Service
Friday
December 29, 2017
11 AM
Mary Sue Blalock Moore, age 82, of Hurdle Mills, died Monday, December 25, 2017. Born in Caswell County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Blalock and Virginia Elizabeth Tate Blalock. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her h...
Lois O' Dell Holt Gates
07/27/1922 - 12/22/2017
Visitation
Saturday
December 23, 2017
10-11 AM
Service
Saturday
December 23, 2017
11 AM
Lois O'Dell Holt Gates, 95, of Roxboro, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late George Holt and Bessie Hubbard Holt. In addition to her parents, she is pr...
G. Clara Robins Rogers
06/24/1943 - 12/22/2017
Service
Sunday
December 24, 2017
2:00-4:00 PM
G. Clara Robins Rogers, 74, of Roxboro died Friday, December 22, 2017. She was born in Richmond, VA to the late Clyde Leland Robins and Gertrude Lucille Underwood Robins. Mrs. Rogers was also preceded in death by one grandson, Richard Easley Dunava...
Hugh Denmark "Charlie" Stone Sr.
02/10/1941 - 12/21/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
December 26, 2017
6-8:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
December 27, 2017
1 PM
Hugh Denmark "Charlie" Stone, Sr., 76, of 471 Cedar Creek Drive, Timberlake, died Thursday, December 21, 2017. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late William Arch Stone, Sr. and Mary Eva Shelton Stone. Charlie was preceded in death by thre...
Patsy Ellis Bowling
09/05/1929 - 12/19/2017
Visitation
Thursday
December 21, 2017
10:30- 11 AM
Service
Thursday
December 21, 2017
11 AM
Patsy Ellis Bowling, 88, of Mt. Harmony Church Road, Rougemont, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late Willie J. Ellis and Beadie Ellis. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husb...
Wendy Jo Williams Roycroft
03/14/1975 - 12/19/2017
Visitation
Friday
December 22, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Saturday
December 23, 2017
11:00 AM
Wendy Jo Williams Roycroft, 42, of Roxboro, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Born in Wayne County, Mrs. Roycroft was the daughter of Jimmy Herbert and Ann Pate Williams, of Mt. Olive. Mrs. Roycroft worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield as a registered n...
Thelma Estelle Whitfield Rogers
11/26/1929 - 12/17/2017
Visitation
Thursday
December 21, 2017
12:30-2PM
Service
Thursday
December 21, 2017
2PM
Thelma Estelle Hubbard Whitfield Rogers, 88, of 871 Halifax Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, December 17, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Rogers was the daughter of the late Odie and Lonie Morris Hubbard and wife of the late Gardner Lee Whitfield, Sr. ...
Mary Lee Partin Pickett
06/08/1926 - 12/17/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
December 20, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
December 20, 2017
2:00 PM
Mary Lee Partin Pickett, 91, of 3306 Bonaparte Way, Durham, died Sunday, December 17, 2017. Born in Chatham County, she was the daughter of the late John Westley Partin and Minnie Lee Singleton Partin. In addition to her parents she is preceded in de...
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...
Garland O'Brien
07/15/1940 - 12/13/2017
Garland O’Brien, 77 of Albemarle Beach passed away Wednesday December 13, 2017 at his home on the Albemarle Sound. Born in Person County, NC on July 15, 1940, he was the son of the late Taylor Curtis O’Brien and Annie Lamberth O’Brien. He is surviv...
Paul Francis Owen
11/20/1948 - 12/12/2017
Paul Francis Owen, 69, of Roxboro died Tuesday, December 12, 2017. He was born in Midland, Michigan to the late Floyd A. Owen and Mildred J. Forkin Owen and preceded in death by one brother, Tom Owen. Mr. Owen loved fishing, hunting, and growing to...
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,...
Nicholas Dale Clayton
12/09/1983 - 11/28/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 20, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 20, 2018
2PM
Nicholas Dale Clayton, 33, of 1028 Meadow Dr., Halifax, VA, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of Terry Dale Clayton, of Margarettsville and Donna Dunn Wall, of Buffalo Junction, VA. Mr. Clayton was an e...
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...