Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Beverly Godsey Lockhart
11/12/1928 - 03/19/2019
Service
Saturday
March 23, 2019
2PM
After a long and meaningful life, Beverly Lockhart (90), of Semora, moved on to her eternal life on March 19, 2019. She joins her husband Wilson James Lockhart, her parents, Henry and Blanche Godsey, and half-brother, Huffman Slaughter (Gaynell). B...
Randy Howard Terrell
09/20/1952 - 03/18/2019
Service
Thursday
March 21, 2019
11 AM
Randy Howard Terrell, 66, of 691 Jack Brann Road, Roxboro, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at his home. Born in Person County he was the son of the late Howard Jackson Terrell and Mary Slaughter Terrell. Mr. Terrell worked in construction as a millwright...
Charles Hoover Clack
05/08/1928 - 03/18/2019
Visitation
Thursday
March 21, 2019
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
March 21, 2019
2PM
Charles Hoover Clack, 90, of 181 Henderson Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, March 18, 2019. Born in Mecklenburg Co., VA, Mr. Clack was the son of the late Taylor Martin and Daisy Elliott Clack and husband of the late Jeanette Stigall Clack and Betty Harri...
Trixie Ann Wright
12/10/1975 - 03/18/2019
Service
Saturday
March 30, 2019
2 PM
Trixie Ann Wright, 43, of 411 Chub Lake Street, Roxboro, died Monday, March 18, 2019. Born in Cumberland County, she was the daughter of William Richard Wright, who survives and the late Alice Ree Long.

In addition to her father, she is survive...

Mark Dwayne Ellis
12/17/1962 - 03/13/2019
Visitation
Friday
March 15, 2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
March 16, 2019
2:00 PM
Mark Dwayne Ellis, 56, heard “Well done, my good and faithful servant” from his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Heaven is rejoicing with this one being called home. Mark was one of the strongest, yet gentlest men you wou...
William Ray "Willie" Porterfield
12/31/1963 - 03/11/2019
Visitation
Thursday
March 14, 2019
6-7:30PM
Service
Friday
March 15, 2019
11AM
William Ray Porterfield, 55, of 554 Hugh Woods Rd Roxboro, died peacefully at his home on Monday March 11, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Alice Porterfield. Willie was fortunate enough that his career was also the ...
Zack Azariah Briggs
06/17/1935 - 03/09/2019
Visitation
Wednesday
March 13, 2019
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
March 14, 2019
2 PM
Zack Azariah Briggs, 83, of 4417 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, March 9, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late John Briggs and Rachael Davis Briggs. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Otis ...
Richard Scott Dickerson
08/18/1952 - 03/08/2019
Visitation
Saturday
March 16, 2019
After the Service
Service
Saturday
March 16, 2019
2 PM
Richard Scott Dickerson, 66, of 242 Etzold Painter Rd., died Friday, March 8, 2019. Born in Person County, Mr. Dickerson was the son of the late Roland Dickerson and Mary Slaughter D. Walker. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by hi...
Phyllis Ann Newsom
08/01/1951 - 03/06/2019
Visitation
Saturday
March 09, 2019
10-11AM
Service
Saturday
March 09, 2019
11AM
Phyllis Ann Newsom, 67, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Born in Warren County, Mrs. Newsom was the daughter of the late Fred and Dorothy Hicks Newsom. Mrs. Newsome retired from GKN and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was prec...
Marshall Faulkner Brame Jr.
07/25/1945 - 03/05/2019
Marshall Faulkner Brame, Jr., 73, of 1792 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, died March 5, 2019. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late Marshall Faulkner Brame, Sr. and Helon Corina Carter Brame. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death...
Clynton Sammie Crute
08/19/1929 - 03/04/2019
Visitation
Wednesday
March 06, 2019
7-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
March 07, 2019
2 PM
Clynton Sammie Crute, 89 of 8430 Hurdle Mills Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, March 4, 2019 at his home. Born in WV, he was the son of the late Aubrey Bransford Crute and Pearl Beale Crute. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his ...
Kathy Dale Bowes Evans
08/08/1952 - 03/02/2019
Visitation
Tuesday
March 05, 2019
2-3PM
Service
Tuesday
March 05, 2019
3PM
Kathy Dale Bowes Evans, 66, of 5964 Virgilina Rd., Roxboro, died Saturday, March 2, 2019. Born in Halifax Co., VA, Mrs. Evans was the daughter of the late Elmer Merritt and Norma Jean Ledford Bowes. Mrs. Evans worked at Collins & Aikman Corp. and r...
Michael William Brewer
07/20/1992 - 03/01/2019
Visitation
Friday
March 08, 2019
1:30-3 PM
Service
Friday
March 08, 2019
3 PM
Michael William Brewer, 26, of Lutz, FL, died Friday, March 1, 2019. Born in Durham County, he was the son of Willie V. Brewer, Jr. "Bill" and Cathy Anderson Brewer.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Marc Brewer of Rale...

Hillman Aubrey Long Sr. "Shorty"
09/26/1933 - 02/24/2019
Visitation
Thursday
February 28, 2019
2-3 PM
Service
Thursday
February 28, 2019
3 PM
Hillman Aubrey Long, Sr., "Shorty" 85, of Durham, died Sunday, February 24, 2019. Born in Person County, Mr. Long was the son of the late Ralph Henry and Beatrice Blalock Long and husband of the late Nell Hawkins Long. He was also preceded in death...
Etmonia Roberts
11/06/1927 - 02/23/2019
Visitation
Saturday
March 09, 2019
11 AM-12 PM
Service
Saturday
March 09, 2019
12 PM
Etmonia Roberts, 91, of 1228 Dick Holeman Road, Timberlake, died Saturday, February 23, 2019. Born in Grand Bassa County, Liberia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Nancy Williams. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her...
Bonnie Hall Terrell
01/28/1948 - 02/21/2019
Visitation
Saturday
February 23, 2019
2-3 PM
Service
Saturday
February 23, 2019
3 PM
Bonnie Hall Terrell, 71, of Roxboro, died Thursday, February 21, 2019. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late John Anderson Hall and Magdealen Duncan Hall. In addition to his parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Pam Bow...
Beatrice Blalock Lunsford
02/02/1923 - 02/21/2019
Visitation
Monday
February 25, 2019
1-2PM
Service
Monday
February 25, 2019
2PM
Beatrice Blalock Lunsford, 96, of Roxboro, died Thursday, February 21, 2019. Born in Person County, Mrs. Lunsford was the daughter of the late James Henry and Julia Ann Rogers Blalock and wife of the late Chester Lunsford. She was also preceded in ...
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...
Claiborne Lee Cates
04/22/1937 - 02/17/2019
Visitation
Monday
February 25, 2019
10-11AM
Claiborne Lee Cates, 81, of 3922 Durham Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. Born in Durham County, Mr. Cates was the son of the late Banks Hildred and Mary Elizabeth Perry Cates. Mr. Cates worked in construction and loved collecting anti...
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...