Sunday, July 13, 2014

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

William R. Dickerson Sr.

HENDERSON — William Rives Dickerson Sr., 72, of 241 Zollicoffer Ave., Henderson, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home.

Born in Granville County, he was the son of the late Woodrow Wilson Dickerson Sr. and Rosa Lee Burchette Dickerson.

Mr. Dickerson retired after 37 years with Burlington Industries Inc. He was a member of North Henderson Baptist Church and the Fellowship Sunday School Class.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at North Henderson Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Brent Kasey. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Ann Roberson Dickerson; a son, Billy Dickerson and wife Jorie of Apex; a sister, Elizabeth Dickerson of Oxford; two brothers, Roy Alvin Dickerson and wife Susie of Durham, and Woodrow Dickerson and wife Nancy of Granville County; and two grandchildren, Avery Dickerson and Reese Dickerson. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Judy Lane Dickerson, Edna Murray, and Ida Norfolk; and two brothers, Alvin Lee Dickerson and James Edward Dickerson.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home.

All other times, they will be at the home, 241 Zollicoffer Avenue.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Roy Newton, Larry Wilder, Johnny Hawkins, Joe Hicks, Mike Gupton, Toby Watson, Dylan Dickerson, Kevin Dickerson, Scott Dickerson, Charles Pleasants and Chris Dickerson. The Fellowship Sunday School Class will serve as honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 N. Garnett St., Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Paid obituary.



Robert M. Burnette

WARRENTON — The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Burnette, 96, of Warrenton, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the R.H. Greene Funeral Home.



Sylvestor Davis

MANSON — Sylvestor Davis, 72, of 302 Duke Drive, Manson, died Thursday, July 11, 2014, at his residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Gipson Hayes

KITTRELL — Gipson Hayes, 97, of North Chavis Road, Kittrell, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at her residence.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at Shiloh Baptist Church of Kittrell.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 14, in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service and at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family is receiving friends at the residence.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.