Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Peter J. Wedemann
SWANSBORO — Peter John Wedemann, 69, of 300 River Reach Court, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at UNC Hospitals.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Ann Hoyle Wedemann, of the home; one son, Peter Christian Wedemann, of Swansboro; one daughter, Courtney Lynn Silverthrone, of Vanceboro; and two grandchildren.
A family burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery.
Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.
Lana J. Reavis
HENDERSON — Lana Jones Reavis, 97, of 6776 Vicksboro Road, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at her home.
Born in Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin V. Jones and Aleatha Thompson Jones. She was the widow of Thomas Edgar Reavis.
Mrs. Reavis was a homemaker. She was a member of Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Seth Miller and Rev. Jimmy Reavis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are three daughters, Betty R. Jones and husband Peete, of Warrenton, Linda R. Sharpe and husband John, of Henderson, and Anne R. Davis and husband Charles, of Rocky Mount; two sons, Robert E. Reavis and wife Betty, of Savannah, Ga., and Alvin W. Reavis and wife Shelia, of Skippers, Va.; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Larry Peete Reavis; a grandson, Craig Reavis; and a granddaughter, Kim Falkner.
The family will receive friends at the home of Betty Jean and Peete Jones, 2229 U.S. 401 South, Warrenton.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Kevin Kinton, Mitch Thompson, David Pendergrass, Jason Thompson, Terry Roberson, Nicholas Bailey, Donnie Robertson and Craig Johnson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, 2493 U.S. 401 South, Warrenton, NC 27589.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Pearl D. Gray
OXFORD — Pearl Daye Gray, 57, of 2450 Burnside Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at UNC Hospitals.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Island Hill Christian Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Viewing will be held Tuesday 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, which accepts online condolences at davis-royster.com.
Leanon J. Jackson
STEM — Leanon J. “Snook” Jackson, 84, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Lennis Thorpe.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. At other times they will be at the home of Jo Ann J. Pendleton.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 152 Zeb Robinson Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at hallwynne.com.