Thursday, February 21, 2013

Feb. 20, 2013 @ 07:04 PM

Wyllie B. Palmer

HENDERSON — Wyllie Jane Blue Palmer, 79, a resident of Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Henderson, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson.

The family is receiving friends at the home of Lucy Harrison, 126 Brown Hills Road, Warrenton.

Arrangements will be announced by Davis-Royster Funeral Service.

Eli Royster

RALEIGH — Eli Royster, 72, a resident of 1035 Cove Bridge Road, Raleigh, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Hospice of Wake County, Raleigh.

He was the son of the late Joseph E. Royster Sr. and Effie Royster.

He was a native of Granville County, where he attended Joe Toler High School. He was a former employee of Burlington Industries and Shearin’s Tire Service in Oxford.

Survivors include four sons; Timothy Royster, Roderick Royster and Stanley Royster, all of Durham, and Kenneth Royster of Raleigh; two sisters, Helen R. Beattie of Oxford and Mary McAfee of Monroe; one brother, Joseph E. Royster Jr. of Arlington, Va.;  and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held today, at 1 p.m., in the Betts & Son Funeral Home Chapel, with a eulogy delivered by the Rev. Reginald Royster.

There will be no public viewing.

Services are by Betts & Son Funeral Home in Oxford.

Submit online condolences to bettsandsonfuneralhome.com.


Ethel B. Terry

HENDERSON — Ethel B. Terry, 87, of 303 Horner St., Henderson, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later by E.C. Terry’s Funeral and Cremation Services of Henderson .