Friday, December 27, 2013

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 05:17 PM

Larry S. West

HENDERSON — Larry Sidney West, age 65, a resident of Henderson, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Born on Jan. 24, 1948, in Vance County, he was the son of the late Sidney Fleming West and Rosa Abbott West.

He was retired from NAPA and was a member of South Henderson Church Of God, where he taught the Men’s Bible Class and Bible Study.

A memorial service will be held Sunday night, Dec. 29, 2013, at 6 p.m. at South Henderson Church Of God by Rev. Gary Harper and Rev. Jake Roberson.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Kay Roberson West of the home; four sisters, Margaret W. Roberson of Randleman and Doris W. Frazier, Helen W. Clark and Sarah W. Twisdale, all of Henderson.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Morris West.

The family will receive friends following the service on Sunday night at South Henderson Church Of God. At other times they will be at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979, or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Mary Frances I. O’Brien

HENDERSON — Mary Frances Ivey O’Brien, 87, of 1504 Cypress Drive, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013.

Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Robert Ivey and Viola Clark Ivey. She was the widow of Benjamin Allen O’Brien.

Mrs. O’Brien was a retired employee of Rose’s Stores Inc. She was a member of Island Creek Baptist Church and the WMU.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Island Creek Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. J. Marshall Neathery. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Belinda O. Narron and husband Rick of Henderson; six grandchildren, Chad Carraway and special friend Tabatha Sanford, Megan N. Cooper and husband Michael, Brian Long and wife Carla, Leigh Ann Chacon and husband Joey, Kevin Long and wife Natalie and Shannon Long; and 10 great-grandchildren, Seth Carraway, Elaina Long, Joshua Long, Claire Long, Joey Chacon Jr., Shelby Chacon, Lily Chacon, Jared Chacon, Andrew Long and Benjamin Lunsford.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Frances O. Long; and a brother, Robert Macon Ivey.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home, 1504 Cypress Drive, Henderson.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Calon Fields, Doug Satterwhite, Brian Anstead, John Pecora, Steven Southerland, Dean Abbott, Gary Wright and Steve Clayton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Island Creek Baptist Church, 950 Stagecoach Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Eula W. Newby

OXFORD — Eula Ann “Sally” Weary Newby, 77, of Bullock, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her residence.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Marrow’s Chapel United Methodist Church by Rev. Darrel Bowles. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 28, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church and at other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marrow’s Chapel United Methodist Church, care of Marshall Tingen, 9034 McDuffie Road, Bullock, NC 27505.

Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at



Sharon M. Ricks

HENDERSON — Sharon M. Ricks, 44, of 802 Merriman Street, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.