Thursday, November 7, 2013

Nov. 06, 2013 @ 05:09 PM

Page F. Hughes

HENDERSON — Page Fenner Hughes, 78, of 433 Ranes Drive, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in a local nursing home.

Born in Vance County, he was the son of the late Wesley Reavis Hughes and Clellie Mae Wilder Hughes.

Mr. Hughes was a retired electrician at Cochran Furniture Inc.

A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Sunset Gardens, conducted by Rev. Frank Sossamon.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Peggy Jean Forsythe Hughes; a daughter, Kim H. Christopher of Henderson; a son, Mickey Mantle Hughes of Henderson; a granddaughter, Allyson Page Christopher of Wilson; three grandsons, Gregory Page Hughes of Wise, Wesley Eugene Hughes of Raleigh and Phillip Brandon Hughes of Hawaii; and two great-grandsons, Collin Hughes and Mason Hughes.

He was preceded in death by a son, Wesley Eugene “Gene” Hughes.

The family will receive friends at the home of Kim Christopher, 429 Ranes Drive, Henderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Estelle E. Edwards

EPSOM — Mrs. Alma Estelle Earp Edwards, age 83, a resident of 15 Dickie Drive, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Born in Wilson County on Oct. 6, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Edward Earp and Lizzie Owens Earp and the widow of Jack Louis Edwards Sr.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by two daughters, Pamela Frazier of Raleigh and Jackie Omelian of Statesville; three sons, Michael Edwards of Louisburg, Jack Edwards Jr. of Epsom and Steven Edwards of Knightdale; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the home, at 15 Dickie Drive.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Melvin L. Cofield

OXFORD — Melvin L. Cofield Jr., 53, of Eastwood Drive, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at his home.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Amazing Grace Ministries Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Betts & Son Funeral Home.

The family is receiving friends at the home of Mary Cofield, 2815 Glebe Road, Henderson.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home, Inc., which accepts online condolences at



Vycillars Hargrove

NORFOLK, Va. — Vycillars Hargrove Jr., 70, of 827 West 42nd Street, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Sentara Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.



Robert Mitchell

PLYMOUTH — Robert Mitchell, 74, of 530 Monroe Street, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Washington County Hospital.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.