Sunday, May 5, 2013

May. 04, 2013 @ 06:06 PM

Gertie R. Hobgood

DURHAM — Gertie Rhodes Hobgood, 85, a longtime resident of Durham County, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Duke Medical Center in Durham.

A native of Johnston County. she was the widow of Joel Walker Hobgood and the daughter of the late John Robert and Edith Powell Rhodes. She was of the Christian faith, worked at Duke University for several years and was a homemaker.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 6, 2013, at 2 p.m., in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Rev. Johnny Hewett. Burial will be in the O’Briant-Hobgood Family Cemetery.

Survivors include two daughters, Doris Hobgood Wrenn of Hillsborough and Beth Hobgood Weddle of Franklinton; three sons, William B. Hobgood of Franklinton, Charles E. Hobgood of Henderson and Michael J. Hobgood of Franklinton; two sisters, Bessie R. Dixon of Kentucky and Edith R. Beatem of Hillsborough; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth R. Hobgood; and five brothers.

Visitation will be held today, from 7-8:30 p.m., at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home of her daughter, Beth Weddle.

Online condolences can be made to eakesfuneralhome.com. Select obit.

Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Hobgood family.

Martha M. Mayo

KITTRELL — Martha Malone Mayo, 62, of 1785 Walter Grissom Road, Kittrell, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at her residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Herbert Russell

DURHAM — Herbert Russell, 68, of 445 Sunnyview Road, Henderson, died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

W.M. Wemyss

WARRENTON — W. Macon Wemyss, 83, died Saturday, May 4, 2013 at his residence.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.