Wednesday, May 7, 2014

May. 06, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Dr. Joe R. Babb

ARDEN — Dr. Joe R. Babb, 84, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Joe was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Duncan, S.C., the son of the late Grover and Sallie Babb.

He also was preceded in death by brothers Grover Verdeir Babb and Wilmore Lake Babb and a sister, Thelma Odom.

Joe graduated from Furman University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was the former pastor of Wayside Baptist Mission, Startex, S.C.; Cameron Baptist Church, Cameron; Morningside Baptist Church, Asheville; and North Henderson Baptist Church, Henderson. He was the former director of missions for the Cullom Baptist Association and the Tennessee River Cheoah Baptist Association.

Joe is survived by his wife, Mildred June Babb; three sons, Richard Babb and his wife Pam Tidwell, Donald Babb and his wife Cathy, and Dr. Timothy Babb and his wife, Barbara; a sister, Maudine Jackson; a brother-in-law, Bill Bolding; and his beloved six grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Morningside Baptist Church in Asheville.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 14 Mineral Springs Road, Asheville, NC 28805, or to ABCCM, 30 Cumberland Ave., Asheville, NC 28801.

Arrangements are by Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, Mass., which accepts online condolences at grocefuneralhome.com.

 

V. Jane Brummitt

RALEIGH — Vada Jane Cutts Brummitt, 86, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Hospice of Wake County.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the chapel at Eakes Funeral Home, 106 Clement Ave, Oxford. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens, 102 Moss Road, Creedmoor.

Graveside visitation will take place after the burial.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity or hospice of one’s choice.

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

 

Woodrow Ellington

LOUISBURG — Woodrow Ellington, 89, formerly of Warren County, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at his residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Boyd’s Funeral Services.

 

Hilda G. Ferrell

BULLOCK — Hilda Grace Ferrell, 82, died Friday, May 2, 2014.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 9, at Stovall United Methodist Church by the Rev. John Yount. Burial will be at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Durham.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Stovall United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at eakesfuneralhome.com.

 

Jessica C. Hatchett

DURHAM — Jessica C. Hatchett, 24, of 411 Burrell Road, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Duke University Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, in the chapel of Betts & Son Funeral Home by Elder Stanley Sanford. Burial will follow at South Granville Memorial Gardens.

Viewing will be Friday, May 9, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family is receiving friends at the home.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at bettsandsonfuneralhome.com.

 

Fannie M. Johnson

OXFORD — Fannie M. Johnson, 74, of 8697 Amis Chapel Road, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Granville Medical Center.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Baptist Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Ollie F. Ellison. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing will be Thursday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family is receiving friends at the home.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at bettsandsonfuneralhome.com.

 

Howard W. McGhee

OXFORD — Howard Willard McGhee, 72, died Sunday, May 4, 2014.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the chapel of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 10, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at gnvfh.com.