Tuesday, November 19, 2013
H. Ray Davis
HENDERSON — H. Ray Davis, 87, a resident of 4444 Glebe Road, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at his home.
Born on June 15, 1926, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Ernest Linder Davis and Ethel Tarkington Davis.
Ray was a retired installation supervisor at the former Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Co. He was a member of Island Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was a former member of the Kerr Lake Country Club Board of Directors, the Mellow Yellow Golf Group, Bojangles’ Breakfast Club and the Townsville Lions Club.
Funeral services will be held today, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. at Island Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Marshall Neathery. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by two daughters, Heather Davis Greiter and husband Blake of Wake Forest and Marsha Davis Jones of Greenville; two sons, Hal Daniel Davis and wife Pam of Youngsville and Heath Neathery Davis and wife Kim of Henderson; six grandchildren, Cassidy Davis, Connor Davis, Lilly Greiter, Brodie Greiter, Owen Davis and Wyatt Fountain; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Fountain, Anna Fountain and Grace Fountain; one sister, Joyce Davis Hardison of Jamesville; and five brothers, Billy Bulluck and Jerry Bulluck of Battleboro, Jack Davis of Raleigh, Harry Davis and Phillip Davis of Roper.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Neathery Davis; and his sister, who raised him after his mother died when he was 8 years old, Lucy Davis Bulluck and husband Plez Bulluck; and one brother, Otis Bulluck.
The family received friends Monday night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at his home on Glebe Road.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dale Pernell, Brent Pernell, Jonathan Pernell, George Grissom, Dean Bulluck and Woody Parrish. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the G.W. Norwood Sunday School Class.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Island Creek Baptist Church, 950 Stagecoach Road, Henderson, NC 27537.
Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.
Stephen W. Hart
OXFORD — Stephen William Hart, 91, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Granville Medical Center.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 19, at Mountain Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Jonny Richards, J. Lemar Wheeler, Carol Glasscock and Norman Talley. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. They will also receive friends at the home of Ricky and Peggy Hart on Mountain Creek Road in Oxford.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Gilbert Wilson, 1716 Sam Blackwell Road, Oxford, NC 27565.
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at hallwynne.com.