Friday, July 12, 2013

Jul. 11, 2013 @ 04:48 PM

Mary F. Orr

HENDERSON — Mary Louise Finch Orr, 87, of 145 Garden Walk Drive, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

Born in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Dorsey Finch and Rosa Velle West Finch. She was the widow of Jack Wesley Orr Sr.

Mrs. Orr was a retired employee of Harriet & Henderson Yarns Inc. She was a member of the former Greystone Chapel Baptist Church.

A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., at Sunset Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Alice Pegram.

Surviving are three sons, Jack W. Orr Jr. and wife Judy of Henderson, Kenneth A. Orr and wife Faye, of Rocky Mount, and Robert G. Orr and wife Deborah of Greenville; three sisters: Helen Wortham and Ruby Matthews, both of Henderson, and Molly Ann Hundley of Boone; three brothers: Raymond Finch, Henry Finch and Carl Finch, all of Kittrell; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Baby Boy Orr; a daughter, Joan Diane Orr; three great-grandchildren, Kristal Diane West, Roxanne Lynn Harris and Jesse Simmons; and a brother, Ralph C. Finch.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Flowers Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

 

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Rosetta B. Betts

OXFORD — Rosetta Bagby Betts, 80, of Charlie Stovall Road, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at her residence.

A funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 15, 2013, from 7 to 8:30 at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home Inc.

 

Benjamin J. Bullock

HENDERSON — Benjamin Junior Bullock, of 57 Andrews Church Road, Henderson, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral was held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in the Betts & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the South Granville Memorial Gardens in Stem.

Arrangements were by Betts & Son Funeral Home Oxford.

 

Ruby S. Burroughs

HENDERSON — Ruby Stanton Burroughs, 98, of Senior Citizen’s Nursing Home, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the J.M. White Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Gary Harper. Burial will follow in Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

 

Elam Chavis

OXFORD — Elam Chavis, 89, a resident of 500 Prospect Avenue, died Monday, July 8, 2013.

A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the Olive Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home Inc.

 

Carolyn H. Hester

OXFORD — Carolyn Hunter Hester, 62, of 3302 Curtis Drive, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Washington D.C.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013, in the Betts & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Big Zion A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery. Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home.

 

Mae L. Hicks

OXFORD — Mae Lois Hicks, 83, of 500 Prospect Avenue, Oxford, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013.

A funeral will be held today, July 12, at 1 p.m. in the Betts & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Mountain Spring Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Betts & Son Funeral Home Inc.

 

Iley W. Murfree

OXFORD — Mr. Iley W. Murfree, 89, of 318 Henderson Street, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Granville Medical Center.

A funeral will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, in the Betts & Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Warsaw.

 

Cornelia Plummer

HENDERSON — Cornelia Plummer, 85, of Kindred Healthcare, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, with pastor Michael P. Carter III officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

A viewing will be held from noon to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service, which accepts online condolences at davis-royster.com.