Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct. 18, 2013 @ 05:15 PM

Carolyn A. West

HENDERSON — Carolyn Jean Ayscue West, 56, of 701 Harriett Street, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at her home, after a long courageous battle with brain cancer.

Born in Vance County on June 14, 1957, she was the daughter of Billie T. Ayscue Sr. and Jean Ellington Ayscue of Henderson.

She was the owner and president of Sunrise Professional Painting Co. in Hopewell, Va.

She loved to paint and was a very talented decorator. She spent a lot of time outdoors gardening and collecting lots of unusual and unique items.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by one son, Robert Dennis West Jr. of the home; two sisters, Gale A. Fleming and Dale A. Abbott and husband Bobby of Henderson; two brothers, Billie T. Ayscue Jr. and Stacey Ayscue of Henderson; one nephew, W.A. Bowes and wife Nancy of Oxford; one niece, Priscilla Moss of Norfolk, Va.; her special aunt, Faye E. Cash of Henderson; and her special friend, Kari Cobb of Henderson. She also leaves behind lots of friends and family to cherish her memories, including her loving poodle, Piddle Poo, whom she adored.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at Sunset Gardens by Rev. Henry Abbott.

The family will receive friends at the home at 701 Harriett Street.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Robert T. Hawkins

DURHAM — Robert T. “Hawk” Hawkins, 71, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.

Born in Granville County, he was the son of the late Thomas Alvie and Hazel Hawkins.

Robert was employed by Verallia (formerly Laurens Glass Plant), where he retired after 46 years.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Ministers Outreach Tabernacle. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Viewing will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. today, Oct. 19, at Davis-Royster Funeral Service and at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include six children, Sandra, Tyron, Robert, Shariff and Shareka Hawkins and Eric Davis; and two sisters, Lucy Bullock and Mary Ruth.

The family is receiving friends at 140 North Bullock Street.

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

Paid obituary



Harry Bullock

HENDERSON — Harry Bullock, 75, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. today, Oct. 19, at Davis Chapel Baptist Church.

Viewing will be at the church one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Garnes & Toney Funeral Home.



Betty J. Fogg

HENDERSON — Betty Jean Fogg, 70, a resident of Universal Healthcare, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Ada H. Sims

HENDERSON — Ada Louise Hollon Sims, 71, of 507 Pettigrew Street, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.