Sunday, August 25, 2013

Aug. 24, 2013 @ 04:06 PM

Katie W. Newton

HENDERSON — Katie Mae Wilson Newton, age 79, a resident of 992 Maple Street, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Brantwood Nursing Home in Oxford.

Born in Mecklenburg County, Va., on Nov. 6, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Felix Roy Wilson and Lillian Reams Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Blessed Hope Baptist Church by Rev. Donnie Perkinson. Burial will follow in Sunset Gardens.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Foy Newton of the home; two daughters, Betty N. Garrett and husband, Maynard, and Elizabeth Gail Tippett and husband, Frank, all of Henderson; one son, Charles Edward Newton and wife, Kathi, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one brother, Roy Mac Wilson and wife, Joyce of Oxford; two sisters, Darline Vaughan of Norfolk, Va., and Frances Hite of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Jennifer Stanley and husband, Jarrod, Chasity Szabo and husband, Luke, Leslie Newton, and Ian Newton; three great-grandchildren, Autumn Stanley, Ryse Szabo and Jayse Szabo; and her special friends, Linda Cordell, Pat Forehand and Ruth Boyd.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Williamson.

The family will receive friends Monday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Frank and Gail Tippett at 1530 U.S. 158 Bypass.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Todd Owens, Steve Cordell, Mike Rounceville, Larry Forehand, Shawn Pegram and Bobby West.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

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Pearl D. Gary

OXFORD — Pearl Daye Gray, 57, of 2450 Burnside Rd. died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at UNC Hospitals.

The family is receiving friends at the residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Reginald Jordan

NORLINA — Reginald Jordan, 53, of 1216 Manson-Axtell Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at his residence.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Manson Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the family cemetery.

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

The family will receive friends at the residence.

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



Shari D. Williamson

HENDERSON — Shari D. Williamson, 51, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at her residence.

The family will receive friends at the home, 535 Swain Drive, Henderson.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Garnes Toney & Batts Funeral Home.