Saturday, July 13, 2013

Jul. 13, 2013 @ 04:10 PM

Dr. Carl J. Hedrick Jr.

HENDERSON — Dr. Carl Jefferson Hedrick Jr., 85, of 916 Buckhorn Street, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Born in Sophia, he was the son of the late Carl Jefferson Hedrick Sr. and Ola Dula Hedrick.

Dr. Hedrick was a retired Baptist minister. He was a graduate of Mars Hill Junior College, Furman University, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Luther Rice University. He served at First Baptist Church in Micro, LaGrange Park Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill., Rolan-Manor Baptist Church in Peoria, Ill., Boylan Heights Baptist Church in Raleigh, Corinth Baptist Church in Zebulon, West End Baptist Church in Henderson and Battleboro Baptist Church in Battleboro. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2013, at Corinth Baptist Church in Zebulon. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. in Floral Garden Memorial Park in High Point.

Surviving are his wife, Laura Hunt Hedrick; a son, Larry Curtis Hedrick of London, England; a granddaughter, Amy Suzanne Hedrick of Tacoma, Wash.; a grandson, David Curtis Hedrick of Groton, Conn.; and two great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, June York Hedrick.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home, located at 916 Buckhorn Street.

Flowers will be accepted. Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 13450 N.C. Hwy 96, Zebulon, NC 27597.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

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Lucy S. Purvis

HENDERSON — Lucy Bell Stevenson Purvis, 76, of 224 Peachtree Street, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at a local nursing home.

Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Walter Taylor Stevenson and Catherine Clarke Stevenson. She was the widow of James Haywood Purvis.

Mrs. Purvis was a homemaker.

A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at Sunset Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Michael Wilkes. Serving as active pallbearers will be Adam Edwards, Brian Edwards, Justin Edwards, Jamie Lassiter, Donnie Lassiter and Jesse Driver.

Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn P. Edwards and husband D.H. of Henderson; a son, Walter H. “Woody” Purvis and wife Robin of Wake Forest; a sister, Lorena Lassiter of Henderson; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home of Carolyn and D.H. Edwards, 1606 Bane Avenue, Henderson.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

Paid obituary

 

 

 

Dr. Julia C. Elam

BOWIE, Md. — Dr. Julia Corene Elam died Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

A funeral will be held at noon, Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Saxe, Va. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dupee Funeral Home in Drakes Branch, Va.

Arrangements are by Dupee Funeral Home and Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

 

 

James H. Perry Sr.

WARRENTON — James H. Perry Sr., 81, of 125 Marshall Street, died Wednesday, July 6, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Greenwood Baptist Church. Rev. Don Stith will officiate. Burial will follow Monday, July 15, 2013, at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens in King of Prussia, Pa.

The body will be on view from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013, at Boyd’s Funeral Services Chapel.

Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Services.

 

Gary L. Robenolt

LITTLETON — Gary L. Robenolt, 77, died Thursday, July 11, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2013, at Lakeside Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.