Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Oct. 29, 2013 @ 06:04 PM

Bernard Alston Sr.

RICHMOND, Va. — Bernard Alston Sr., age 45, formerly of Henderson, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Nicole Alston; two sons, Bernard Jr. and Marquis Alston; his mother, Mary Alston; three sisters, Bernita and Nikki Alston and Shawn Alston Green; two brothers, Billie III and Charlie Alston; one aunt, Cassie Lester; six uncles, Godfrey Lee, Horace Lee, Judge Haywood and Israel, Charlie and Johnnie Alston; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; his mother-in-law, Cleo Carver (Ronald Sr.); one sister-in-law, Dallita Green (Tyrone); two brothers-in-law, Robert Green and Dallas Johnson Jr.; and other relatives and friends.

Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue in Richmond, Va.

Funeral services will be held at noon today, Oct. 30, at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home with Mr. Larry Wilkins officiating. Interment will follow at noon on Thursday, Oct. 30, at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Henderson.

Local viewing will be held 30 minutes prior to the interment at the church. A repast will follow interment at the church.

The family will receive friends today, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Mary Alston, 1258 Julian Smith Road.

Local arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

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James W. Clark

OXFORD — James William Clark, 61, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Gooch’s Mill Archery Club in Oxford with Rev. Eddie Mauldin and Rev. Sam Brewer officiating. A eulogy will be provided by Jimmy Carroll and Ronald Hayes.

Visitation is being held at the home on Enon Road.

Memorials may be made to the Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM) on Roxboro Road in Oxford.

Cremation services are by the American Cremation Society of Durham.

 

 

Eleanor T. Fuller

RALEIGH — Eleanor Ruth Thompson Fuller, 66, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Providence United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today, Oct. 30, at Blaylock Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.

 

 

Clarence L. Gayles

HENDERSON — Clarence L. Gayles, 64, of 1316 Alpha Road, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at his residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Boyd’s Funeral Service.

 

 

Bertha M. Hurst

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Bertha Miller Hurst died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

Arrangements will be announced by Blaylock Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.

 

 

Francis Smith

NEW YORK — Francis Smith, 80, of Brooklyn, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Arrangements will be announced by Boyd’s Funeral Services.

 

 

Hixie W. Thaxton

OXFORD — Hixie Caroline “Carolyn” Dement Wilson Thaxton, 79, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2012.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Oxford Baptist Church by Rev. Chris Aho and Dr. J. Steven Bolton. Interment will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Gentry Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home.

Flowers accepted or memorial may be made to Oxford Baptist Church (Restoration Project), PO Box 398, Oxford, NC 27565.

Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at hallwynne.com.

 

 

Cythia S. Turner

MANSON — Cythia Sue Turner, 63, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.

Arrangements will be announced by Blaylock Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.