Saturday, March 8, 2014

Mar. 07, 2014 @ 07:51 PM

Roberta C. Fleming

RALEIGH — Kathryn Roberta Cannon Fleming, age 92, a resident of Magnolia Glen in Raleigh and a former resident of Westlake Drive in Henderson, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at the William M. Dunlap Hospice Center.

Born on Oct. 10, 1921, in Wichita, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Ralph Robert Cannon and Kathryn Florence Westfall Cannon Littlepage, and was the widow of Charles Joseph Fleming Jr.

When she was six years old, she moved to Washington State, and when she was a teenager she and her family moved to Los Angeles, Calif. She was formerly employed with Lockheed Martin before moving to Warren County. Roberta was an avid bridge player participating in several bridge clubs, including the “Sip & Dip Bridge Club,” which met around her backyard pool. Roberta loved good times and especially dancing at Allen’s Alley.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Henderson and a former member of Shocco United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held Monday, March 10, at 11 a.m. in the Leathers Memorial Chapel of First Baptist Church by Rev. Mark Hopper.

She is survived by two sons, Gary Graman Fleming and wife Claudia of Winston-Salem and Dennis Byron Fleming of Hot Springs, Ark.; three grandchildren, Gray Fleming and wife Diana of Atlanta, Ga., John Fleming and wife Julie and Hesta Fleming Monday and husband Kirk of Raleigh; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Art Littlepage; two brothers, Dwight Westfall Cannon and Lee Littlepage; and one sister, Eileen Cannon.

A reception will follow in the church parlor at First Baptist Church immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shocco United Methodist Church, c/o Lisa Blalock, 319 S. Main St., Warrenton, NC 27589, or to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 75, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

 

Alice P. Allen

HENDERSON — Alice Peck Allen, 93, of 1843 Lynne Ave., died Friday, March 7, 2014, at a local nursing home.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

Genola Bullock

MIDDLEBORO, Mass. — Genola Bullock, 90, formerly of Warren County, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Golden Living Center.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 8, at Odell Baptist Church in Littleton, N.C., by Rev. Lennis Thorpe. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation is for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services in Warrenton, N.C.

 

Fred Burwell

BALTIMORE — Fred Burwell, 90, of Baltimore, Md., died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at his residence.

A funeral will held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Rowland Chapel Christian Church by Rev. Susie Thomas and Rev. Yvonne Mums. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service.

Viewing is today, March 8, from 2 to 7 p.m. in the chapel of E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services.

The family will receive friends today, March 8, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the chapel of E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services.

Arrangements are by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services, which accepts emailed condolences at ectmort@yahoo.com.

 

Kenneth W. Thornill

HENDERSON — Kenneth Wilson Thornhill died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral will be held 2 p.m. today, March 8, at Cooks Chapel Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor Tony Cozart. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home in Warrenton.

 

George F. Wilkerson

OXFORD — George Frank Wilkerson, 73, of 611-A Raleigh St., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Granville Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 8, in the chapel of Betts and Son Funeral Home by Rev. Lyn Brandon.

Services are by Betts and Son Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at bettsandsonfuneralhome.com.