Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Charlie Mae McKinney Whitlow
08/28/1935 - 03/23/2017
Visitation
Saturday
March 25, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Saturday
March 25, 2017
3:00 PM
Charlie Mae McKinney Whitlow, 81, of 1180 High View Church Road died Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Avery McKinney and Mary Hawkins McKinney Harding. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two ...
Lona Mae Gilliland Suitt
05/29/1916 - 03/22/2017
Service
Saturday
March 25, 2017
11:00 AM
Lona Mae Gilliland Suitt, 100, of Fayetteville and formally of Roxboro, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Born in Charlotte County, VA, Mrs. Suitt was the daughter of the late George Fletcher and Nora Moriston Gilliland and wife of the late Johnnie D....
Joyce Marie Brooks Wade
08/23/1950 - 03/22/2017
Visitation
Saturday
March 25, 2017
11-12 PM
Service
Saturday
March 25, 2017
12 PM
Joyce Marie Brooks Wade, 66, of 500 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Julian Brooks, Sr. and Garnette Powell Brooks. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in ...
Shelby Jean Howerton Clayton
05/30/1937 - 03/21/2017
Visitation
Thursday
March 23, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Friday
March 24, 2017
2:00 PM
Shelby Jean Howerton Clayton, 79, of 3533 Boston Road died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Person County to the late Carroll Howerton and Lucy H. Harris; and stepdaughter of the late Howard Harris. In addition t...
Rachel Marie Hayes Hall Hines
12/02/1932 - 03/20/2017
Service
Thursday
March 23, 2017
6 PM
Rachel Marie Hayes Hall Hines, 84, of 157 Antioch Acres Drive, Timberlake, died peacefully at her home, Monday, March 20, 2017 at her home. Born in Harrison County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Hayes and Ruby Hitt Hayes. In addition to ...
Joyce Marie Puett
10/02/1944 - 03/19/2017
Visitation
Friday
March 24, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Saturday
March 25, 2017
2PM
Joyce Marie Puett, 72, of Roxboro, left this world of pain and sorrow on Sunday , March 19, in exchange for her eternal life of joy and peace with her Lord. A native of Roxboro, Ms. Puett was a graduate of Bethel Hill High School. She worked in the i...
Gail Leigh Slagle Horner
05/23/1946 - 03/17/2017
Visitation
Monday
March 20, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
March 21, 2017
2:00 PM
Gail Leigh Slagle Horner, 70, was born on May 23, 1946 to Alfred D. Slagle and Maxine C. Slagle in Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, NC. She went to be with our Lord on Friday, March 17, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

She was a 1965 graduate...

Rev. Joseph Robert Hailey Jr.
06/26/1931 - 03/17/2017
Visitation
Sunday
March 19, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Monday
March 20, 2017
2 PM
Rev. Joseph Robert Hailey, Jr., 85, of 3757 Hester Store Road, Hurdle Mills, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. Born in Wake County, he was the son of the late Joseph Robert Hailey, Sr. and Addie Wall Hailey. He was the founder ...
Huel Gentry Clayton
05/23/1939 - 03/17/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
March 21, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
March 22, 2017
11AM
Huel G. Clayton, 77, of 1276 Pointer St., died Friday, March 17, 2017 at his home. Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of the late Earl and Emma Mangum Clayton, husband of the late Kathryn Simpson Clayton, and brother of the late Carolyn M...
Wendy Geraldine Clay Thaxton
01/05/1961 - 03/13/2017
Service
Friday
March 17, 2017
1 PM
Wendy Geraldine Clay Thaxton, 56, of 571 Lester Burch Road, Roxboro, died Monday, March 13, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late David Clay and Geraldine Reese Clay. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her ...
Willie Thomas Clayton
06/29/1927 - 03/11/2017
Visitation
Sunday
March 12, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Monday
March 13, 2017
2:00 PM
Willie Thomas Clayton, 89, of Hurdle Mills died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County June 29, 1927 to the late Willie and Ethel Clayton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Foushee Clayton; one son, R...
Melba Grinstead Horton
12/02/1924 - 03/11/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
March 14, 2017
After Service
Service
Tuesday
March 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Melba Grinstead Horton, age 92, formerly of Surl-Mt. Tirzah Road died March 11, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Trojan Baxter Grinstead and Annie Wrenn Grinstead. In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Aldean ...
John Alvah Harris, Jr.
09/20/1955 - 03/11/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
March 14, 2017
12-1PM
Service
Tuesday
March 14, 2017
1PM
John Alvah Harris, Jr, 61, of Roxboro, NC died Saturday, March 11, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late John Alva Harris, Sr and Anne Whitt Harris, who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his best friend, Bobby ...
Cleo Florence Ashworth Barrett
05/18/1919 - 03/08/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
March 15, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
March 15, 2017
2:00 PM
Cleo Ashworth Barrett, 97, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was born in Pittsylvania County to the late Green and Ida Powell Ashworth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse William Barrett; two brothers and n...
Billy Lee Edwards
09/22/1939 - 03/07/2017
Billy Lee Edwards, beloved son, brother, husband, father and grandfather, 77, of 192 Gillis Rd., Roxboro, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Edwards was the son of the late Frederick Marcus and Myrtle Thomas Edwards. Mr. Edward...
Jefferson Daniel Clayton
05/25/1927 - 03/07/2017
Visitation
Saturday
March 11, 2017
1-1:45PM
Service
Saturday
March 11, 2017
2PM
Jefferson Daniel "Dan" Clayton, 89, of 613 W. Morehead St., died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of Otto Young and Ruth Jones Clayton. Mr. Clayton served in the US Army 1945-1946 as a rifleman, discharged with...
William "Bill" Henry Albright Sr.
05/04/1930 - 03/04/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
March 07, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
March 08, 2017
2 PM
William "Bill" Henry Albright, Sr., 86, of 1212 Ridge Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. Born in Lake County, OH, he was the son of the late, Ernest Albright and Edna Stilwell Albright. In addition to his parents...
Glen Neal Titus Jr.
02/21/1945 - 02/28/2017
Visitation
Thursday
March 02, 2017
7-9 PM
Service
Friday
March 03, 2017
11 AM
Glen Neal Titus, Jr., a resident of 101 Tucker Lane, Washington, NC died February 28, 2017 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.

Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church sanctuary at 1:00 p.m. Thursday March 2, 2...

Jack Baynes Rimmer
08/09/1948 - 02/27/2017
Visitation
Friday
March 03, 2017
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Friday
March 03, 2017
11:00 AM
Jack Baynes Rimmer, 68, of 180 Dirgie Mine Road died Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born in Orange County to the late Eddie William Rimmer and Lillie Pearl Eakes Rimmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Nathan Rim...
Brett Lawrence Ouimet
11/14/1972 - 02/26/2017
Service
Sunday
March 05, 2017
2:30 PM
Brett Lawrence Ouimet, 44, of 208 Front Street, Roxboro, died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at his residence. Born in Los Angeles County, CA, he was the son of the late Roger Ouimet and Helen Walters Ouimet who survives. He was a member of Antioch Baptis...
Doris Day
05/08/1951 - 02/24/2017
Visitation
Monday
February 27, 2017
10:30-12:30PM
Service
Monday
February 27, 2017
1PM
Doris B. Day passed away Feb. 24, 2017. Doris retired from the Gloucester school system after 15 years as a substitute teacher and loved raising lab puppies. Doris is survived by her husband of 34 years, Michael Y. Day and two sons, Phillip (wife L...
Pauline Hamlett Dunevant
07/21/1921 - 02/22/2017
Visitation
Friday
February 24, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
February 25, 2017
11AM
Pauline Hamlett Dunevant, 95, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Dunevant was the daughter of the late Otis and Laura Whisnant Hamlett, mother of the late Landis F. Dunevant and Wayne Dunevant and sister of th...
Harrell Briggs Brandon
08/02/1932 - 02/21/2017
Visitation
Saturday
February 25, 2017
After service
Service
Saturday
February 25, 2017
1:00 PM
Harrell Briggs Brandon, 84, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He was born in Alton,VA to the late Lewis and Permelia Gordon Brandon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary James Brandon; one brother, Elwood Brandon; a...
Virginia Roach McKay
05/06/1945 - 02/20/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
2PM
Virginia Roach McKay, 71, of 1269 N. Main St. Lot 23, Roxboro, died Monday, February 20, 2017. Born in Pittsylvania County, VA, Mrs. McKay was the daughter of the late Risen and Berta Roach. She retired from Irvin Industries. She is preceded in de...
William Henry Aiken Sr.
06/23/1924 - 02/20/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Thursday
February 23, 2017
11 AM
William Henry Aiken, Sr., 92, died Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born in Durham County to the late Joseph Y. and Lillie McFarland Aiken. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Ervin Aiken, Alvis Aiken, and Jaspe...
Janice Dale Whitlock Harris Bechtel
04/22/1941 - 02/18/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Thursday
February 23, 2017
2PM
Janice Dale Whitlock Harris Bechtel, 75, of 169 Country Brooke Ln., Roxboro, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Bechtel was the daughter of the late Francis Alvin and Elsie Mae Brown Whitlock....
Nannie Wilson Hatcher
12/06/1928 - 02/18/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
12:30-1:45PM
Service
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
2PM
Nannie Wilson Hatcher, 88, formerly of Roxboro, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday morning, February 18, 2017.

She was born in Person County on December 6, 1928, the daughter of the late Willie and Emma Wilson. Sh...

Bennie Edward Clayton
10/15/1936 - 02/14/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 15, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
11 AM
Bennie Edward Clayton, 80, of 618 Ridge Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Mancy Clayton and Mary Walker Clayton. In addition to his parents,...
Dianne Lynn Schuler
09/14/1954 - 02/14/2017
Service
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
7:30PM
Dianne Hicks Schuler, 62, of Rougemont, died February 14, 2017. She was born in Durham County to the late Ernest and Thelma Hill Hicks. Mrs. Schuler was a related member of Roxboro Church of Christ.

Surviving is her husband, Ronald Keith Schu...

John Wesley Pruitt Jr.
11/15/1975 - 02/14/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 19, 2017
After service
Service
Sunday
February 19, 2017
2PM
John Wesley Pruitt, Jr., 41, of 1417 Chambers Loop Rd., died Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late John Wesley Pruitt, Sr. and Elizabeth Watson Pruitt, who survives. He graduated from Person High School in 1994 and later Wa...
Ronnie Blaine Rogers
04/18/1957 - 02/11/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 15, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
2:00 PM
Ronnie Blaine Rogers, 59, of 490 Holeman Ashley Road died Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Gadis Allen Rogers and Janet Gruver Rogers. Mr. Rogers was employed by Bull City Heating & Air and was the biggest coast...
Eugene D. "Gene" Pearson
10/31/1929 - 02/11/2017
Visitation
Thursday
February 16, 2017
11-1 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
1 PM
Eugene D. “Gene” Pearson, 87, of Charles Town died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at his residence under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born Oct. 31, 1929 in New York City, New York. He was the son of Agusta Barreau Pearson. He was raised by hi...

Ellen Christine Tatum Montague
03/13/1919 - 02/10/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 12, 2017
2-3 PM
Service
Sunday
February 12, 2017
3 PM
Ellen Christine Tatum Montague, 97, of Bethel Hill School Road, Roxboro, departed this life in her home Friday, February 10, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Scott Tatum and Lottie Long Tatum. In addition to her paren...
Verna Lee Weaver Phillips
11/02/1928 - 02/06/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 08, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 09, 2017
2 PM
Verna Lee Weaver Phillips, 88, of 9032 Aaron Creek Church Road, Oxford, died Monday, February 6, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Lee Weaver and Ella Lee Horner Weaver. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in ...
Tressie Pennell McAbee
01/15/1933 - 02/03/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 05, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Sunday
February 05, 2017
3:00 PM
Tressie Pennell McAbee, 84, died Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Mecklenburg County, VA to the late Edward and Cora Benfield Pennell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, David Wayne McAbee.

Surviving ar...

Wallace "Wally" Lee Burke Jr.
09/05/1944 - 02/01/2017
Service
Saturday
February 11, 2017
2 PM
Wallace Lee "Wally" Burke, Jr. age 72 died Wednesday evening at Person Memorial Hospital in the ECU. He was born in Alamance County to the late Wallace Lee Burke, Sr. and Corinna Pleasant Burke. "Wally" was of the Baptist faith. He retired from B.P....
Keith Allen Ladson
08/15/1960 - 02/01/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 05, 2017
5-6:30 PM
Keith Allen Ladson, 56, of Bahama, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Keith was born in Jasonville, Indiana he was the son of the late Jim Ladson and Lurena Neal Ladson, who survives. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his ...
Deborah Lou Whitt
08/28/1959 - 01/29/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 01, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
February 01, 2017
1:00 PM
Deborah Lou Whitt, 57, died Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late John "Nat" Whitt, Sr. and Faye Wesley Whitt who survives. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Whitt. Miss. Whitt ...
Roger Dale White, Sr.
09/02/1943 - 01/25/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 27, 2017
1-2PM
Service
Friday
January 27, 2017
2PM
Roger Dale White, Sr., 73, of 1394 Robertson Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. White was the son of the late John Alvis and Grace Thelma Howard White. Mr. White retired from Eaton Corp. after 35 years. He ...