Sunday, January 27, 2013

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

Mary H. Goodwin

HENDERSON — Memorial services for Mary Ann Harris Goodwin will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 1 p.m., in the Leathers Memorial Chapel at The First Baptist Church in downtown Henderson.

Mary Ann passed away on Dec. 30, 2012, after a short illness. She is survived by her sons, Gary and Dean Harris. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be given to the church in her honor.

Paid Obituary

Dorothy B. Palmer

HENDERSON — Dorothy Burroughs Palmer, age 91, a resident of 225 Bellewood Drive, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at her home.

Born on Aug. 1, 1921, in Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Walter Cooke Burroughs and Blanche Pinnell Burroughs. Mrs. Palmer was formerly the personnel secretary for J. W. Marriott in Washington, D.C., and while at Ft. Meade, she was secretary for Col. Stokes. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she was active in many church programs.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Keith Benze. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Jeanne Palmer Capstaff of the home; one granddaughter, Jennifer Capstaff Trotman and husband, William J. Trotman Jr., of Morrisville; and two great-grandchildren, William Palmer Trotman and Walt Andrew Trotman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Franklin Palmer; one brother, Walter Cooke Burroughs Jr.; and five sisters, Daisy B. Reavis, Ida B. Maddrey, Mamie B. Weaver, Blanche B. Wynn and Florence B. Moseley.

The family will receive friends at the home at 225 Bellewood Drive.

Serving as active pall bearers will be W. Phillip Moseley, Walter Weaver, William Trotman Jr., William Hobgood, Harvey Jackson and Louis Vaughan.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young Street, Henderson, NC 27536.

Arrangements are by J. M. White Funeral Home.

Paid Obituary

Catherine Jones

OXFORD — Catherine Jones, 75, a resident of 107 Crescent Drive, Oxford, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Hock Family Center in Durham.

She was the daughter of the late Edward Jones and Mary L. Green Jones. She was a Granville County native and attended school within the count.

Survivors include: one daughter, Rosalyn Jones of Oxford; two sons, Steven Jones of Henderson and Jerry Jones of Texas; one sister, Ruby Brandon of Oxford; four brothers, James Jones, Richard Jones and Edward Jones, all of Oxford, and Moses Jones of Charlotte; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at noon at the Betts and Son Funeral Home Chapel, with a eulogy delivered by the Rev. Patrick K. Jackson. Burial will follow in the Meadowview Cemetery.

A viewing will take place Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at the funeral home.

Virgie M. Perry

CREEDMOOR — Virgie Mangum Perry, 86, a resident of 409 Watson St., Creedmoor, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Durham Regional Hospital.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Betts and Son Funeral Home in Oxford.