Friday, January 3, 2014

Jan. 06, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

Beulah E. Pegram

HENDERSON — Beulah Elliott Pegram, age 77, a resident of 489 Daniel Harris Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in a local nursing home.

Born on June 2, 1936, in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Benjamin Elliott and Gracie Faucette Elliott.

She was the former owner and operator of Granny’s Cokesbury Nursery and Playschool.

She was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and the Ladies Class.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cokesbury United Methodist Church by Rev. Julia Alliger and Rev. Matt Evans. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, William Haywood Pegram of the home; two sons, Jessie Ray Pegram and wife Kay of Henderson and Allen Haywood Pegram and fiancee Marie of Greenville; three grandsons, Jason Pegram and wife Katie, Adam Pegram and wife Allison and Mike Hodges; and two great-grandchildren, Cole Robert Pegram and Savannah Grace Pegram.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim Elliott and John Elliott.

The family will receive friends Saturday night, Jan. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home, at 489 Daniel Harris Road.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Bill Atkinson, Robert Glover Jr., Jeff Pendergrass, Mike Coghill, David Harris and Andy Garrett.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cokesbury United Methodist Church children’s ministries, c/o Ruth Moss, 1705 Allison Cooper Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Paid obituary



Matthew L. Alston

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Matthew L. Alston died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013.

Arrangements will be announced by Garnes & Toney Funeral Home.



Geraldine T. Burchette

KENOSHA, Wis. — Geraldine T. Burchette, 63, of formerly of Warren County, N.C., died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at United Hospital System.

Arrangements will be announced by Boyd’s Funeral Service.



Queen E. Dupree

BUTNER — Queen Esther Dupree, 82, of 810 C Street, Lot No. 63, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Betts & Son Funeral Home in Oxford.



Karen P. Jones

CREEDMOOR — Karen Faye Powell Jones, 57, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at her home.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Cornerstone Community Church.

Memorials may be made to Duke Hospice.

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



Eddie R. Perry

HENDERSON — Eddie Ray Perry, 53, of 406 Chestnut Street, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at his residence.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Progressive Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Blacknall Cemetery.

Viewing will be today, Jan. 3, from noon to 5 p.m. in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Edward W. Wright

NORLINA — Edward Watson Wright, 79, of 118 Countryside Drive, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at his residence.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Roanoke Chapel United Church of Christ in Palmer Springs, Va., by Rev. Curtis McCrae. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing is today, Jan. 3, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the chapel of Boyd’s Funeral Service in Warrenton.

Arrangements are by Boyd’s Funeral Service.