Sunday, April 21, 2013

Apr. 20, 2013 @ 09:10 PM

Mary Bobbitt

HENDERSON — Mary Bobbitt, 39, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Kerr lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Henderson.

The family will receive friends at the residence of the Rev. and Mrs. Otha Wimbush, 230 Turner Ave., Henderson.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

William L. Fleming Jr.

HENDERSON — William Lewis “Bill” Fleming Jr. died Saturday, April 20, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Shocco United Methodist Church in Vicksboro. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall at Shocco United Methodist Church. At other times they will be at the home on Beechwood Trail in Henderson.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Vance County Relay for Life, P.O. Box 914, Henderson, NC 27536.

A complete obituary is scheduled to run in Tuesday’s edition.

Arrangements by J. M. White Funeral Home.

Joseph L. Jones Jr.

HENDERSON — Joseph L. Jones Jr., 74, of 220 Springwood Drive, Henderson, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at his residence.

Jones was born in New York, N.Y., on Aug. 31, 1938, to the late Joseph and Clara Mitchell Jones. He was a graduate of Dewitt Clinton High School, Manhattan, N.Y.. He was a retired U.S. Marine. He was formerly employed by Fairchild Republic Aircraft, where he was a station clerk in charge of aviation and supplies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, one brother and one sister.

Survivors include: his wife, Anita Ballard-Jones of Henderson; six children, Steven Jones of Suitland, Md., Clarissa Jones of Temple Hills, Md., Darlene Green of Washington, D.C., Thomasina Hurtt and Michael Jones, both of Henderson, and Carmena Murphy of Orlando, Fla.; and numerous grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 1 p.m., at Calvary Baptist Church, Victoria, Va., with the Rev. William Moore, officiating. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 23, 2013, from 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1304 North Main St., Chase City, Va. Online condolences may be expressed at

Margaret Perry

WARRENTON — Margaret Perry, 103, of 436 Snow Hill Road, Warrenton, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Warren Hills Nursing Facility of Warrenton. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, but will be announced later by R.H. Greene Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by R.H. Greene Funeral Home of Warrenton.

John W. Wetherington

BUTNER — John William Wetherington, 64, a resident of Murdock Developmental Center in Butner, died Friday, April 19, 2013.

Born in Durham, on Feb. 20, 1949, he was the son of the late William Leslie Wetherington and Mary Ross Hill Wetherington.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Murdock Developmental Center.

He is survived by two sisters, Christine Pendergraph of Durham and Carolyn Haggins of Burgaw; and one brother, Dennis Ray Wetherington of Claremore, Okla.

Arrangements are by J. M. White Funeral Home of Henderson.