Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug. 16, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

James H. Elliott

HENDERSON — James Herbert “Gene” Elliott, 70, of 1556 Easy Street, Stem, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham.

Born in Granville County, he was the son of the late Johnnie Herbert Elliott and Pattie Belle Debouse Elliott Phillips. Mr. Elliott was a retired employee of Waste Industries Inc.

No services are currently planned.

Surviving are his wife, Sue Compton Elliott; two daughters, Kriste E. McDonald of Oxford, and Kelly Marie Jones of Henderson; three sons, Ron Compton of Oxford, Jason Wayne Elliott of Stem, and Randall Scott Elliott of Stem; three sisters, Della Yancey of Clarksville, Virginia, Barbara Martin of Clarksville, Virginia, and Shirley Ham of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; three brothers, Calvin Elliott of Oxford, Burnell Elliott of Smithfield, and Lewis Elliott of Henderson; and 10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Winfred Elliott.

The family will receive friends at the home, 1556 Easy Street, Stem.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



John T. Owen Sr.

HENDERSON — John Thomas Owen Sr., 86, of 353 Dabney Woods Lane, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at a local nursing home.

Born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, he was the son of the late John Lee and Rosa Ball Owen. He was the widower of Irene Poythress Owen.

Mr. Owen was a retired employee of Ideal Fasteners Inc., and a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church.

He was an avid fisherman and loved his dogs. He enjoyed cooking, writing recipes and shopping.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Carey Baptist Church cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Tony Evans and the Rev. Sterling Tharrington.

Surviving are a daughter, Doris O. Tharrington of Henderson; two sons, John T. Owen Jr. and wife Frances of Henderson, and Joe C. Owen and wife Patsy of Oxford; six grandchildren, Scott Tharrington and wife Wendy, Sterling Tharrington, Sandra Pendergrass and husband Ricky, Lisa Watkins and husband John, Jonny Owen and wife Heather, and Nathan Owen and wife Jenny; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters; Ethel O. Lumpkin, Sarah O. Puckett, Susie O. Blalock and Barbara Shackleford.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday at Flowers Funeral Home. All other times, they will be at the home, 353 Dabney Woods Lane.

Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.

Paid obituary



Ander Perry

HENDERSON — Ander Perry, 63, of Universal Healthcare, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.