Thursday, July 11, 2013

Jul. 10, 2013 @ 05:26 PM

Mary J. Strause

HENDERSON — Mary Janice “Jan” Gardner Strause, 70, a resident of 648 Lakeview Drive, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at her home.

Born and raised in Oak Ridge on Sept. 12, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Harry Calvin Gardner and Annie Lee Westmoreland.

Jan graduated from East Carolina University. Prior to her marriage she was a schoolteacher in the Norfolk City School System. She was a member of The Church of The Holy Innocents.

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at The Church of the Holy Innocents by the Rev. Donald Lowry. Inurnment will follow in the columbarium wall of The Church of the Holy Innocents.

She is survived by her husband, Henry McDaniel Strause of the home; a daughter, Virginia Strause Brown and husband Christopher Karl Brown of Huntersville; a son, Henry McDaniel “Mac” Strause and wife Rosemary Michel Strause of Winston Salem; five grandchildren — Anna Gardner Brown, Ruth Elisabeth Brown, Maria Isabella Strause, Elena-Rose Strause and William Henry Brown; a sister, Shirley Gardner Christopher of Burlington; and a brother, Alvin Lester “Pete” Gardner of High Point.

She was cared for by Patricia Mae Abbott for the last 16 years of her life.

The family will receive friends Thursday night from 6 to 9 p.m. at the home, located at 648 Lakeview Drive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Memorial Fund, c/o The Church of the Holy Innocents, 210 South Chestnut Street, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

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Lois Allen

DURHAM — Lois Allen, 81, of 4214 Sweet Gum Court, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

 

Andrew Debnam

HENDERSON — Andrew Debnam, 63, of 111 Sarah Lane, Henderson, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at his residence.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 12, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor William Clayton officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Gardens Cemetery.

Viewing will be held today from noon to 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.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

 

Carl J. Hedrick Jr.

HENDERSON — Dr. Carl Jefferson Hedrick Jr., 85, of 916 Buckhorn Street, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Rex Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, in Corinth Baptist Church in Zebulon. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. in Floral Garden Memorial Park in High Point.

The family will receive friends on Sunday at Flowers Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All other times, they will be at the home, located at 916 Buckhorn Street.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

Mary F. Orr

HENDERSON — Mary Louise Finch Orr, 87, of 145 Garden Walk Drive, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

Charles E. Pender

HENDERSON — Charles Earl Pender, 71, of Franklin, died Wednesday, July 10, at Franklin Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services.

 

Cornelia Plummer

HENDERSON — Cornelia Plummer, 85, a resident of Kindred Healthcare died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.