Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Dec. 18, 2012 @ 07:00 PM

Corine H. Alston

HENDERSON — Corine Hawkins Alston, 95, of 2588 Thomas Road, in the Williamsboro community, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Vance County on June 9, 1917, to the late Millie Duke and Joseph Hawkins.

She was educated in the Vance County Public School System. At an early age she joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church where she served on the usher board and was a member of the choir.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Batts officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include five children, Delores A. Jones of the home, Ida A. Tomlinson of Raleigh, James T. Alston and Robert L. Alston, both of Henderson, and William H. Alston of New York, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be held today, from noon-6 p.m., at the funeral home and at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family is receiving friends at the residence.

Online condolences may be expressed at davis-royster.com.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

Sallie M. Foster

HENDERSON — Sallie Michelle Foster, 43, of 266 Kittrell St., Henderson, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

She was born in Vance County to Joseph Wheeler Foster and Sallie Alston Perry on July 19, 1969.

She was educated in the Vance County Public Schools System. At an early age she joined Rowland Chapel Christian Church and later Union Grove United Church of Christ. She then joined Breath of life Ministry where she served faithfully.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., today at Progressive Faith Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Julia Foster-Leak officiating. Interment will follow in the Blacknall Cemetery.

Survivors include two children, Quinshell S. Bullock and Dykim M. Yancey, both of the home; parents, Joseph Foster and Sallie Perry, both of Henderson; two sisters, Yvette M. Hargrove of Warrenton and Julia Foster-Leak of Henderson; four brothers, Joseph Foster Jr. of Durham, James A. Foster of Henderson, Christopher L. Haywood of Yonkers, N.Y., and Syneca M. Foster of Henderson.

Online condolences may be expressed at davis-royster.com.
The family is receiving friends at the home of Julia Foster-Leak, 228 Peachtree St., Henderson.
Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Sharon D. Henderson

FRANKLINTON — Sharon Denise Henderson, 47, of Franklinton, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.

Survivors include: her husband, Silas Henderson of the home; a daughter, Ashley Henderson, also of the home; a son, Derryan Henderson also of the home; her parents, Ollie and Mary Perry of Franklinton; four sisters, Mary Mangum, Susan Blackwell, Teresa Reese and Linda Perry, all of Franklinton; and a brother, Oliver Williams of Youngsville.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at 1 p.m., from Popes Chapel United Church of Christ in Franklinton. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, with the Rev. Leroy Dukes officiating.

Wake services will take place at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, from 7-8 p.m.

Arrangements are by Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.


Zollie Perry

HENDERSON — Zollie Perry, 80, of 1995 Frances Ave, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his residence.

The family is receiving friends at the residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Shirley M. Shaw

HENDERSON — Shirley Miles Shaw, 57, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at the home.

The family will receive friends at 105 Colenda Lane, Henderson.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Garnes and Toney’s Funeral Home.


Essie P. Smith

OXFORD — Essie Pearl Smith, 87, a resident of 104 Palmer Court, Oxford, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Betts & Son Funeral Home.