Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Addie D. Hobgood
OXFORD — Addie Dease Hobgood, 76, died at her home surrounded by her family on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, after an extended illness.
She was a longtime resident of Oxford, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
A native of Halifax, Va., she was the daughter of the late Lynwood and Maggie Dease. Addie was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church and was retired from Murdoch Center. Her hobbies included canning, sewing, yard sales and attending the Oxford Farmers Market.
She leaves behind a loving husband of 59 years, Jim Hobgood; three loving children, Bonnie Smith of Durham, Jimmy Hobgood and wife Cheryl of Oxford and Tammy Williamson and husband Danny of Bullock; grandchildren, Caroline Cash and husband Brian, Brian Smith, Emily and Sarah Hobgood and Kaleb Williamson; a great-grandchild, Leah Elizabeth Cash; four brothers, Pete, Johnny, Paul and Wayne; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Angie Long, Jane Saunders, Frances Wagstaff and Betty Clay.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Wesley Garner. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at hallwynne.com.
Dolly H. Loyd
WARRENTON — Dolly Harrison Loyd, 91, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Warren Hills Nursing Center.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 15, in Fairview Cemetery by Rev. Gary Bateman.
The family received friends Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the home of Jack and Dot Smith.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Warrenton Church of God, 512 South Main Street, Warrenton, NC 27589.
Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at blaylockfh.com.
Carlton H. Mize Jr.
OXFORD — Carlton Howard Mize Jr., 61, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Hospice of Wake County.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Rev. Keith Williams. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Eakes Funeral Home and at other times at the home.
Arrangements are by Eakes Funeral Home, which accepts online condolences at eakesfuneralhome.com.
Walter J. Perry
HENDERSON — Walter J. Perry, 75, of 711 Highland Ave., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center.
The family is receiving visitors at 517 East Rockspring Street.
Arrangements will be announced by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services.
Ponte L. Thornton
WARRENTON — Ponte Leon Thornton, 75, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Arrangements will be announced by R.H. Greene Funeral Home.