Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:20 PM

Katherine D. Moss

HENDERSON — Mrs. Katherine Dickerson Moss, age 90, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home.

Born in Granville County on July 12, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Albert Dickerson and Florence Bradford Dickerson and the widow of Albert Ernest Moss.

She was a charter member of Raleigh Road Baptist Church, where she served as church clerk, Sunday school teacher, and deaconess and sang in the choir. She was also a member of the Woodland Garden Club, of which she was a past president; a former volunteer at Maria Parham Medical Center; and a Red Cross Volunteer. Mrs. Moss retired after 31 years from Duke Energy (formerly Carolina Power and Light).

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at Raleigh Road Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Sunset Gardens.

Mrs. Moss is survived by two sons, Dr. Ron Moss (Karen) of Raleigh and Steve Moss (Karen) of Henderson; four grandsons, Ronnie, David, Timothy and Andrew; and three great-grandsons, Conner, Ian and Colt.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Wayland R. Dickerson, Ernest Ray Dickerson and Ralph M. Dickerson, and one half-brother, Herman D. Dickerson.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Raleigh Road Baptist Church.

Serving as pallbearers will be Tommie Pernell, Alan Rowland, Lennie Swanson, Steve Liles, James Ayscue, Charles Grissom, Mike Roberson and William Harris.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Raleigh Road Baptist Church, 3892 Raleigh Road, Henderson, 27537; Rebuilding Hope, P.O. Box 2826,

Henderson, NC 27536; or ACTS, 305 S. Chestnut St., Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.


Dan W. Tucker

TOWNSVILLE — Dan William Tucker, age 88, loving and faithful husband of 61 years, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at his home.

Born on Oct. 15, 1925, in Rochester, New York, he was the son of the late William Brady Tucker and Mildred Snyder Tucker Hill.

Dan was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was a retired inspector at Eastman Kodak, where he worked for 34 years, and was a member of Rock Spring Baptist Church and the Adult Sunday School Class.

A memorial service with Military Honors will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Rock Spring Baptist Church by the Rev. Gary Brummitt.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Fahm Tucker of the home; one daughter, Diane M. Tucker Engherth of Henderson; one son, Steven D. Tucker of Rochester, New York; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service on Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at Rock Spring Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lifeline Ministries, 2014 Raleigh Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.


Betty Jeanne C. Thorpe

HENDERSON — Betty Jeanne Cryder Thorpe, 80, of 2554 Spring Valley Road, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.