Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Belle Wrenn Booth
09/17/1929 - 12/16/2018
Visitation
Saturday
December 22, 2018
After the Service
Service
Saturday
December 22, 2018
2 PM
Belle Wrenn Booth peacefully went to Heaven on Sunday, December 16, 2018. She had been a resident of Cambridge Hills Assisted Living, where she received loving care and support.

Mrs. Booth was born in Person County to George Weldon and Ollie S...

Martha Wray Shotwell Long
11/23/1937 - 12/12/2018
Service
Friday
December 14, 2018
11AM
Martha Wray Shotwell Long, 81, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Long was the daughter of the late Eugene Thomas and Lora Myrtle Turner Shotwell. Mrs. Long was a retired textile worker and a member of Ephesu...
Elvin Gary Jones
03/19/1954 - 12/10/2018
Visitation
Thursday
December 13, 2018
2-3 PM
Service
Thursday
December 13, 2018
3 PM
Elvin Gary Jones, 64, of 1017 Ridge Road, Roxboro, died Monday, December 10, 2018. Born in Person County. He was the son of the late Elvin Roscoe Jones and Millie Mae Whitt Jones. Mr. Jones was an avid UNC Tar Heel fan. He loved the Christmas season ...
John Randolph "Randy" Woody
01/19/1950 - 12/10/2018
Service
Friday
December 14, 2018
12 PM
John Randolph "Randy" Woody, 68, died Monday, December 10, 2018 at his home in Bahama. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Robert Wright Woody and Ida Walker Woody. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: R...
Effie Louise Hill Solomon
04/14/1936 - 12/04/2018
Visitation
Thursday
December 06, 2018
After Service
Service
Thursday
December 06, 2018
2PM
Effie Louise Hill Solomon, 82, of 3514 Leasburg Rd., Roxboro, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Born in Durham County, Mrs. Solomon was the daughter of the late Caleb Howard and Eva Beatrice Clayton Hill. Mrs. Solomon was also preceded in death by he...
Sarah Elizabeth Hall Pennington
01/18/1929 - 12/03/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
December 05, 2018
2-3 PM
Service
Wednesday
December 05, 2018
3 PM
Sarah Elizabeth Hall Pennington, 89, formerly of Roxboro, died Monday, December 3, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Pennington was the daughter of the late Charlie Albert and Addie Newton Hall and wife of the late Henry Carlton Pennington. Mrs. Pen...
Mr. Glenn Thomas Fox
06/17/1957 - 12/01/2018
Visitation
Sunday
December 02, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Service
Monday
December 03, 2018
11:00 AM
Glenn Thomas Fox age 61 of Stem died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Person County to the late Gene Thomas and Eleanor Brann Fox. Glenn was retired from Progress Energy. He loved playing with his grandchildren,...
Martha McBrayer Bradsher
08/31/1919 - 11/28/2018
Visitation
Saturday
December 01, 2018
After the Service
Service
Saturday
December 01, 2018
1 PM
Martha McBrayer Bradsher, 99, of 320 South Morgan Street, Roxboro, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Born in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie Blanton McBrayer. In addition to her parents, she i...
Elton Bud Garrett
11/28/1930 - 11/25/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
November 28, 2018
10-11AM
Service
Wednesday
November 28, 2018
11AM
Elton Bud Garrett, 87, formerly of Rougemont, died Sunday, November 25, 2018. Born in Granville County, Mr. Garrett was the son of the late James Maynard and Florrie Simpson Garrett and husband of the late Nellie Faye Holbrook Garrett. He was also ...
Odessa Vasser Hill
04/01/1924 - 11/23/2018
Visitation
Sunday
November 25, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Monday
November 26, 2018
2PM
Odessa Vasser Hill, 94, of 1719 Antioch Church Road, Timberlake, died Friday, November 23, 2018. Born in Pittsylvania Co., VA, Mrs. Hill was the daughter of the late Bradley and Bessie Dalton Vasser. Mrs. Hill was a homemaker and farmer along side ...
Linda Dunevant Masten
10/06/1942 - 11/21/2018
Visitation
Friday
November 23, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
November 24, 2018
11 AM
Linda Dunevant Masten, 76, of 200 Westover Drive, Roxboro, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Ronald Franklin Dunevant, Sr. and Alma Solomon Dunevant. In addition to her parents, she...
Mary Thelma Oakley Zimmerman
09/04/1926 - 11/19/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
November 21, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Wednesday
November 21, 2018
2 PM
Mary Thelma Oakley Zimmerman, 92, of Roxboro, died Monday, November 19, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Albert L. Oakley and Madie Nuff Harris Oakley. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, ...
The Reverend Dr. George William Johnson
06/29/1934 - 11/19/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
November 27, 2018
Please see obituary
Service
Tuesday
November 27, 2018
2 PM
The Reverend Dr. George William Johnson, born on June 29, 1934, passed from the arms of his beloved family and friends into the arms of God on November 19, 2018. He was the third child of five born to Marcia Wood and Jesse Slocum Johnson of Snow Cam...
Calvin Morris Martin
06/15/1963 - 11/18/2018
Visitation
Friday
November 23, 2018
After Service
Service
Friday
November 23, 2018
2PM
Calvin Morris Martin, 55, of 423 Hanson Rd., Durham, died Sunday, November 18, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Martin was the son of the late Calvin Quincy and Clara Epps Martin. Mr. Martin retired from North Carolina Central University and was a ...
Telphor William Hunt Jr.
05/26/1949 - 11/16/2018
Service
Monday
November 19, 2018
11 AM
Telphor William Hunt, Jr., 69 of 65 Edenglen Lane, Timberlake, died Friday, November 16, 2018. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late Telphor William Hunt, Sr. and Virginia Dare O'Briant Hunt. Mr. Hunt was retired as an examiner for the DM...
Terry Gordon Powell
09/06/1963 - 11/13/2018
Visitation
Friday
November 16, 2018
6:30-8 PM
Service
Saturday
November 17, 2018
3PM
Terry Gordon Powell, 55, of 1134 Dawson Trail, Alton, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Born in Durham County, he was the son of Lewis Gordon Powell, Jr. and Brenda Roycroft Dixon, who survives. He was a member of Alton Baptist Church. Terry enjoyed ...
Jay Manford Harper
07/29/1932 - 11/12/2018
Visitation
Thursday
November 15, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Friday
November 16, 2018
1PM
Jay Manford Harper, 86, of 728 Huff Road, Roxboro, died Monday, November 12, 2018. Born in Harris Co., TX, Mr. Harper was the son of the late Jay Manford Harper and Linda K. Mueller Meyer. Mr. Harper retired from Brown Oil Tool Company and was a me...
Robert Eakes
11/24/1936 - 11/10/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
November 14, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Wednesday
November 14, 2018
2 PM
Robert Eakes, 81, of 244 Dodson Road, Mebane, died Saturday, November 10, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Roy Theodore Eakes and Barbara Florine Wheeley Eakes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, G...
Robert Hugh Henderson
09/18/1939 - 11/09/2018
Visitation
Sunday
November 11, 2018
1 PM
Service
Sunday
November 11, 2018
2 PM
Robert Hugh Henderson age 79 of Denny Store Road died Friday afternoon at Person Memorial Hospital. He was son of the late James Arthur and Lottie Harrison Henderson and husband of the late Betty Gay Oliver Henderson. Mr. Henderson is predeceased by ...
Kenneth Raymond Emser
05/03/1933 - 11/07/2018
Visitation
Friday
November 09, 2018
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
November 10, 2018
10AM
Kenneth Raymond Emser, 85, of 1890 Blalock Dairy Rd., Roxboro, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Born in Cleveland, OH, Mr. Emser was the son of the late Frank and Edna Doll Emser and wife of the late Barbara Ann Rule Emser...
Cheryl Anderson Pegram
01/29/1953 - 11/06/2018
Visitation
Friday
November 09, 2018
3-4PM
Service
Friday
November 09, 2018
4PM
Cheryl Anderson Pegram, 65, of 161 Henderson Rd., Roxboro, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Born in Durham County, Mrs. Pegram was the daughter of the late Jesse Edward and Janie Hall Anderson and sister of the late Edward Glenn Anderson. Mrs. Pegra...
Katherine Matthews O’Briant
11/04/1921 - 11/03/2018
Visitation
Monday
November 12, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Monday
November 12, 2018
2PM
Katherine Matthews O’Briant, 96, died November 3, 2018, a day before turning 97 at her home in Roxboro. Born November 4, 1921, to Katie Spivey Matthews and Lonnie Turner Matthews, Katherine was passionate about teaching, flowers, playing bridge and h...
Francis Richard DesRoches
07/19/1924 - 11/03/2018
Service
Saturday
November 17, 2018
5PM
Francis Richard DesRoches, 94, of 308 Montford Dr., Roxboro, died Saturday, November 3, 2018. Born in Middlesex Co., MA, Mr. Des Roches was the son of the late John Baptist and Zella DesRoches. Mr. DesRoches served in the US Army during WWII and wa...
Grady Lee Phelps
10/30/1939 - 10/28/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
October 30, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Wednesday
October 31, 2018
11AM
Grady Lee Phelps, 78, of 1665 Billy Hicks Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, October 28, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Phelps was the son of the late Roy Edward and Bessie Sally Phelps and husband of the late Jean Evans Phelps. Mr. Phelps worked for A&P...
James Edward "Frog" Horner
12/30/1935 - 10/26/2018
Visitation
Sunday
October 28, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Sunday
October 28, 2018
3PM
James Edward Horner, 82, of 520 Hester Store Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, October 26, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Horner was the son of the late William Clyde Horner and Mabel Horton Horner Whitfield. Mr. Horner was a farmer and retired from Col...
Tony Dale Bohannon
10/04/1957 - 10/26/2018
Tony Dale Bohannon, 61, of 105 Bear Creek Trail, Roxboro, died Friday, October 26, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Bohannon was the son of the late Donald Tuck and Edith Frances Long Bohannon. Mr. Bohannon retired from Collins & Aikman with over 30...
Roger Clayton Dunn
06/13/1956 - 10/22/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
October 24, 2018
10-11AM
Service
Wednesday
October 24, 2018
11AM
Roger Clayton Dunn, 62, of 1959 Woodsdale Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, October 22, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Dunn was the son of the late Louis (Bobby) Clayton and Foy Painter Dunn and husband of the late Janice Oakley Dunn. He was of the Bapt...
Maudie O Yarborough Day
07/19/1921 - 10/21/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
October 24, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
October 25, 2018
11AM
Maudie O'dell Yarborough Day, 97, of 94 Evelyn Day Rd., Roxboro, died Sunday, October 21, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Day was the daughter of the late James Washington and Mary Blanch Dixon Yarborough and wife of the late Vennoy Hoyt Day. Mrs...
Donnie Darrell Long
07/19/1952 - 10/20/2018
Visitation
Monday
October 22, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
October 23, 2018
11 AM
Donnie Darrell Long, 66, of 1490 Oxford Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, October 20, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Ernest Tracy "Cotton" Long and Gracie Jordan Long. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his si...