Saturday, July 27, 2013

Jul. 26, 2013 @ 04:42 PM

Patsy R. O’Brien

HENDERSON — Patsy Reavis O’Brien, age 66, a resident of 3480 Glebe Road, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at her home.

Born in Granville County on Feb. 26, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Reavis and Louise Harris Reavis, and was the widow of Joseph Sidney “Joe” O’Brien.

Patsy was a homemaker and a former teacher’s assistant at Kerr-Vance Academy. She was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church where she was a former deacon, having served as chairman, and a Sunday school teacher for many years, and known by many as Aunt Pat-Pat.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Marshall Neathery and Dr. Gerald Wilson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Cindy O. Jones and husband, Chris, of Oxford; one son, Craig O’Brien and wife, Laura, of Raleigh; two sisters, Sylvia R. Parham of Oxford, and Nancy R. Wade and husband, Jimmy, of Raleigh; one brother, Robert Clifton “Cliff” Reavis and wife, Sandra, of Henderson; five grandchildren — Sydney O’Brien, Brenna O’Brien, Sean O’Brien, Regan O’Brien and Rob Jones; three sisters-in-law, Gertrude O. Chandler and husband, Harold, Jane O. Norwood and husband, Herbert, and Linda M. O’Brien.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Walter Patrick “Pat” O’Brien and Edgar Parham.

The family will receive friends Saturday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at J.M. White Funeral Home. At other times they will be at her home at 3480 Glebe Road.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Chris Parham, Lee Wade, Bryan Reavis, Jason Reavis, Danny Joe Norwood, Tony Norwood, Robin Chandler, Lee Chandler and Kamron Price.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, c/o Cindy Jones, 100 Hicksboro Road, Henderson, NC 27537.

Arrangements are by J.M. White Funeral Home.

Paid obituary


William D. Burton

RALEIGH — William D. Burton of 5409 Portree Place, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at his residence in Raleigh.

Viewing will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, in the chapel of Davis- Royster Funeral Service with Dr. Richard Henderson, officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at 1001 Beacon Ave. in Henderson.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Diane G. Daniels-Williams

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Diane Gayle Daniels-Williams, 57, a native of Mecklenburg County, Va., died July 21, 2013, in Virginia Beach, Va.

The funeral service will be held in the chapel of Davis-Royster Funeral Service on Sunday, July 28, 2012, at 2 p.m. A viewing will be held two hours prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Clarence Haywood Jr.

HENDERSON — Clarence Haywood Jr., 71, of 13 Linwood Lane, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.

The family is receiving friends at 2931 Thomas Rd., Lot 6.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.


Wayne B. Tarry

HENDERSON — Wayne B. Tarry, of 213 Glenn Ave., died July 24, 2013, at his residence.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.