Sunday, April 7, 2013

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William H. Day

OXFORD — William Henry “Bill” Day died April 5, 2013.

Mr. Day was born in Oxford on Ivey Day Road. He was the son of the late Ivey Wilson and Annie Mae Hart Day. He was a member of Oxford Methodist Church. Mr. Day also was a member of the Masons and served for many years. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he returned to Granville County to become a dairy farmer. In 1950, he married the late Emmy Lou Woody Day.

Funeral services will be conducted today, at 3 p.m., at Gentry-Newell and Vaughn Chapel by Dr. Dennis Herman. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. A visitation with family and friends will be prior to the funeral services, from 2-3 p.m., at Gentry-Newell and Vaughn Funeral Home.

Surviving is his daughter, Emma Day McManus and her husband, Jim, of Garner; his son, William Henry Day Jr. and his wife, Beth, of Oxford; and his daughter, Susan Day Whitt and her husband, Randy, of Oxford. His grandchildren, whom he loved very much, are Lynsey-Paige Phillips, Alan McManus, Marianna Whitt, Patrick Whitt, Audrey Day and Will Day. He is also survived by his sister, Hortense Day Lasley of Charlottesville, Va., and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Granville County Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 2057, Oxford, NC 27565.

The Day family is under the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials may be viewed at hallwynne.com. Select obituaries.

Paid Obituary

Sharon L. Stone

HENDERSON — Sharon Lynn Stone, age 49, of Laurinburg, formerly of Henderson, passed away at her home Friday, April 5, 2013.

Sharon was born April 12, 1963, in Vance County, the loving daughter of Carl Stone and the late Joyce Pulley Stone. She moved to Laurinburg to attend St. Andrews Presbyterian College. After earning her degree, Sharon made Laurinburg her home. She was a devoted homemaker; loved being outdoors and caring for her K-9 companion, La-Cee.

Sharon is survived by her father, Carl Stone, and step-mother, Joyce of Henderson; her brother, Joel D. Stone of Kittrell; and two nephews.

The family is planning a memorial service for a later date in Henderson.

Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.

Paid Obituary


Harold H. Nau

RIDGEWAY — Harold Henry Nau, 87, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Blacksburg, Va.

He was a Toledo, Ohio, native born to the late Conrad Henry and Alwrina Rosebrock Nau. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Grissom Nau. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 8, 2013, at 3 p.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. There will not be a visitation at the funeral home prior to the service.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Nau Comeau of Christiansburg, Va., and his son, Larry Nau.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.