Sunday, February 10, 2013

Feb. 09, 2013 @ 08:37 PM

Robert V. Allen

WARRENTON — Robert “Bobby” Vincent Allen, age 78, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Vincent and Carrie Twitty Martin Allen.

Mr. Allen was a member of Wise Baptist Church where he served as a trustee, choir member and in the Brotherhood. He served in the N.C. National Guard and ran an insurance business for 36 years. His company was a representative for Home Security and Monumental Life Insurance Companies who recognized him with numerous awards. He also received a Master Angler Fisherman Award. Mr. Allen was past president in the Warren County JayCees.

Dr. Marion Lark and the Rev. Rob Evans will conduct funeral services at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Wise Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Warren Plains Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Allen is survived by his wife, Peggy Carroll Allen of Warrenton; and his sister, Gwen Rose Allen of Norlina.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Blaylock Funeral Home of Warrenton.

Flowers are accepted or memorial donations may be made to: Wise Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Mrs. Bernard Harris, 518 Michaels Quarry Road, Norlina, NC 27563.

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Kathryn H. Perkinson

WISE — Kathryn Gertrude “Polly” Harris Perkinson, age 86, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Covington Assisted Living in Raleigh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Gertrude Thomas Harris; husband, Nathaniel G. “Nat” Perkinson; and daughter, Kathryn Perkinson Hamm.

Polly was a member of Wise Baptist Church. She was a farmer who loved dogs and reading.

Graveside funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Marion Lark at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Wise Cemetery.

Mrs. Perkinson is survived by her son, Nathaniel G. Perkinson Jr. (wife, Terry T.) of Cary; son-in Law, J. H. Hamm of Oxford; and one sister, Evelyn Hudson of Atlanta, Ga.

The family will receive friends today, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Citizens for Animal Protection of WC, P.O. Box 334, Macon, NC 27551.

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Eugene Ellis

HENDERSON — Eugene Ellis, 70, a resident of 2155 Rock Mill Road, Henderson, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson.

Born on Oct. 14, 1942, in Vance County, he was the son of the late James A. Ellis and Lila Parham Ellis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and was a retired electrician from Clayton Homes.

Graveside memorial services will be held today, at 2 p.m., in the New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Frank Sossamon.

He is survived by one son, Michael Ellis of Wilmington; two brothers, Charles Ellis Sr. of Henderson and Lester Ellis of Louisburg; one sister, Kathy Gayle Barrett of Rincon, Ga.; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Ellis Funeral Fund, c/o J. M. White Funeral Home, 60 Zeb Robinson Road, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J. M. White Funeral Home.