Sunday, July 7, 2013

Jul. 06, 2013 @ 04:06 PM

Gracia H. Bobbitt

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Gracia H. Bobbitt died Friday, July 5, 2013 in Knoxville in her 90th year.

Gracia Hunt Harris Bobbitt was born in Vance County, N.C., on April 1, 1924, the daughter of Snethen Philip Johnson Harris and Mary Brown Harris. She lived almost her entire life in Henderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Harrison Bobbitt, Jr.; sister Livy Harris Robertson; brother S. Philip Harris, Jr.; and sister Fannie Harris Crumpler.

She is survived by her daughter Gracia E. Bobbitt and son-in-law Harold Roth of Knoxville; daughter Frances Bobbitt Sutton and son-in-law Whit Sutton of Cape Carteret, N.C.; grandson Patrick Sutton (Tracy) of Franklinton, N.C.; granddaughter Tracey Sutton McCoy of Raleigh, N.C.; and two great-granddaughters, Maddie and Alyx Sutton. She is also survived by two brothers, John W. Harris of Edmond, Okla., and George D. Harris (Sandi) of Knoxville, and several nieces and nephews.

She was an active member of The Church of the Holy Innocents in Henderson; and she volunteered with the library. She retired from full-time employment in 1989, but she returned to the accounting firm of Phillips, Dorsey, Thomas, Waters and Brafford for many years to prepare tax returns during “tax season.”

A memorial service will be held in Henderson at The Church of the Holy Innocents on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in her memory be made to The Church of the Holy Innocents, 210 South Chestnut Street, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are being handled by Rose Mortuary, Mann Heritage Chapel, Knoxville, Tenn., which accepts online condolences at rosemortuary.com.

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Austin M. Bull

HENDERSON — Dr. Austin Moses Bull, 56, a resident of 1401 W. Andrews Ave., Henderson, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Raleigh.

Arrangements, incomplete at this time, will be announced by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services.

 

 

Andrew Debnam

HENDERSON — Andrew Debnam, 63, of 111 Sarah Lane, Henderson, died Friday, July 6, 2013, at his residence.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Arrangements, incomplete at this time, will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

 

 

Alma H. Johnson

HENDERSON — Alma Lee Williams Haywood Johnson, 84, of 296 Gholson Ave., Henderson, died July 3, 2013, at her residence.

A funeral service will be held at noon Monday at Christian Faith Center in Creedmoor with Brenda Timberlake, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Gardens.

Viewing will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service and at all other times at the residence.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service, which accepts online condolences at davisroyster.com.

 

 

David L. Perry

HENDERSON — David Lee Perry, 82, of 831 E. Montgomery St., Henderson, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at his home.

A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.