Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Dec. 25, 2012 @ 07:16 PM

Rosa H. Harris

HENDERSON — Rosa Hope Harris, age 91, a resident of Coventry House, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in a local nursing home.

Born on May 11, 1921, in Mecklenburg County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy Hope and Beauna Henderson Hope. She was a homemaker and a member of Hermon United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Hermon United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bill Haddock. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Harris, Kathy Hedgepeth and husband, Leon, and Vanessa Robertson and husband, Michael, all of Henderson; one son, W. C. Harris Jr. and wife, Patricia, of Henderson; one sister, Virginia Collins of Henderson; seven grandchildren; Jeffrey Harris, Christa Reavis, Kevin Wilkins, Karen Rummel, Leigh Ann Powell, Amy Radford and Kaitlin Robertson; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Cheatham Harris Sr.

The family will receive friends Thursday night, Dec. 27, 2012, from 7-8:30 p.m., at J. M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Barbara Harris at 1556 Lynne Ave.

Serving as active pall bearers will be Kevin Wilkins, Jeffrey Harris, Bryon Reavis, Adam Rummel, Kevin Radford, Al Powell and Michael Smith.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Hermon United Methodist Church, c/o Florence Pernell, 3144 Dabney Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Arrangements are by J. M. White Funeral Home.

Paid Obituary

Jessie H. Brandon

HENDERSON — Jessie Hilliard Brandon, 89, a resident of 5850 N.C. 158 Business, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at her home.

She was the daughter of the late George Hilliard and Alice Williamson Hilliard. She was a retired seamstress.

She is survived by four daughters, Shirley Williams of Warrenton, Annie Kittrell of Kittrell, and Bertha Brandon and Brenda Branch, both of Henderson; a sister, Lucille Evans, Baltimore, Md.; a brother, Clarence Hilliard, Newark, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens. A viewing will take place today, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., at Wright Funeral Home in Oxford.


Grover N. Crocker

HENDERSON — Grover Newton Crocker, 96, of 129 W. Parker St., Henderson, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Flowers Funeral Home.

John T. Gregory

HENDERSON — John Thomas Gregory, 83, of 31 Tucker Circle, Boydton, Va., died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, from 1-2 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Flowers Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

Complete obituary will appear in Thursday’s edition.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Ronnie Moseley

WARREN COUNTY — Ronnie Moseley, 70, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at the VA hospital in Durham.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced Thursday by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.


Lawrence E. Stevenson

HENDERSON — Lawrence Elmore Stevenson, 84, of 953 Buckhorn St., Henderson, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at his home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Flowers Funeral Home.