Thursday, May 22, 2014

May. 21, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Anne S. Dickerson

HENDERSON — Anne Small Dickerson, age 88, a resident of 209 Burwell Ave., died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at her home.

Born Feb. 18, 1926, in Rockingham County, she was the daughter of the late James Henry Small and Blanche Hardy Small. She was a graduate of Reidsville High School and Mercy Hospital of Nursing in Charlotte and was a retired registered nurse at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.

Anne was an active member of the First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy/Currin Sunday School Class, a charter member of the VGCC quilting class and a member of the Vance Quilters R Us, where she donated many children’s quilts to the Ronald McDonald House of Durham.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the First Baptist Church of Henderson by the Rev. Dr. Marion D. Lark and the Rev. Dr. Ronald S. Cava.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Reidlawn Cemetery in Reidsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, John Hillman Dickerson; her sisters, Helen Barker and Marian Stadler; and her brothers, Jack and Bill Small.

She is survived by her children, Beth D. Hoyle and husband Mike of Durham, John Dickerson and wife Nancy of Raleigh, Bill Dickerson of Nashville, Tennessee, Jeff Dickerson and wife Joanie of Kittrell, and Sarah Dickerson of Clayton; one sister, Elisabeth Spencer and husband Tommy of Sugarland, Texas; one brother, David Small and wife Sandra of Reidsville; her grandchildren, Elisabeth Hoyle, Will and Kerry Hoyle, Meredith H. and Scott Wilkins, Hill and Amanda Dickerson, Kathryn D. and Cam Coley, Patrick and Stephanie Dickerson, Cameron Talley, David Loman, Lin and Ashley Bunting and Jeffrey Bunting; her great-grandchildren, Carter and Caroline Hoyle, Mason and Hudson Wilkins, Ava and Hadley Dickerson, Elizabeth, Mary Kate, Cameron and Walker Coley, Halle and Patrick Dickerson, and Landon Bunting; her sisters-in-law, Bernice Daniel, Becky Dickerson, Judy Daniel and Frances Dickerson; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the home, 209 Burwell Ave.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Hill Dickerson, Patrick Dickerson, Cameron Talley, Will Hoyle, Lin Bunting, Jeffrey Bunting and David Loman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Ronald McDonald House, at 506 Alexander Ave., Durham, in memory of Anne Small Dickerson.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.


Vann T. Ellington

OXFORD — Vann Tingen Ellington, 88, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Universal Health Care in Oxford.

Arrangements will be announced by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home.


Artelia D. Hope

RALEIGH — Artelia D. Hope, 63, of 4701 Caldera Lane, No. 303, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral will be held at noon Saturday, May 24, in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

Viewing will be Friday, May 23, from noon to 6 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

The family is receiving friends at Cedar Hurst, Apt. 7F.

Arrangements are by Davis Royster Funeral service.


Cornelius Mooring

HENDERSON — Cornelius Mooring, 87, of 117 8th St., died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Whitmore Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements will be announced by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Service.