WARREN COUNTY — Jimmy Roger Drumgold, son of the late Julious and Elnora Drumgold in Warren County, attended Warren County School and was a member of Coley Spring Church. Surviving are three sisters, Mary Green, Shirley Ann Jones, and Constance Drumgold; and one brother, Harold Drumgold.
HENDERSON — Essie Sneed Thomas, 90, of Cedar Lane, Stovall, died Oct. 19, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Vance County to William “Dorsey” Sneed Sr. and Florence Hargrove Sneed.
HAMPSTEAD — It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Karen Lynette Smith Brummitt, age 57, of Henderson, on Oct. 14, 2020. She was born in Henderson on Jan. 24, 1963, to Faith V. Smith and James “Pop” Smith. She died at her home in Pender County, in the loving arms of her fam…
OXFORD — Ben Jones Neal, 92, of Oxford, North Carolina, passed at home surrounded by his family as they sang his favorite hymns on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. He was born in Caswell County, North Carolina, on June 24, 1928, to his now predeceased parents, Robert Lee Neal and Amy Garrett Neal.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Stephon Demetrius Dubose, 54, a Vance County native, died Oct. 7, 2020, at his residence in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He was the son of Louise Hargrove Dubose and the late Wilbur Dubose.
HENDERSON — Eleanor Dianne Glover Urps, 70, of 1730 Raleigh Road, died Oct. 11, 2020, at Maria Parham Health. She was born in Columbus, Texas, to James Glover Sr. and Bertha Mae Dawson Glover.
HENDERSON — Mr. David Clifton Robertson, 68, of Nutbush Road, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at his home. Born in Vance County on Aug. 2, 1952, he was the son of the late Horace Woodrow Robertson and Mary Livingston Harris Robertson.
HENDERSON — Frances Stanton “Frankie” Matthews, 79, a resident of Henderson, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Maria Parham Health after a brief illness. Born on June 14, 1941, in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Tucker Ballard Stanton and Lucy Conn Stanton.
HENDERSON — Susan Boyd Fitts departed this life Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Henderson after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 9, 1931, to the late Ernest Boyd and Elsie Gregory Boyd in Vance County. She was the fourth of seven children.
HENDERSON — Thomas Marquis Owens, 41, affectionately known as “Black,” passed away Oct. 7, 2020, at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Durham County to Earnestine Owens Williams and the late Thomas Alfonza Williams.
LOUISBURG — Michael Joseph Paschall Sr., 65, of Louisburg, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at his home. Born in Vance County, he was the son of the late America Joseph Paschall Jr. and Rose Strum Paschall. Mr. Paschall retired as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army, where he had served for 20 years.
OXFORD — Nannie Olivia Taylor Bailey, 90, of Rockwell Rd., Oxford, died October 7, 2020 at Universal Health Care. She was born in Granville County to Charles Taylor Sr. and Bettie Webb Taylor.
HENDERSON — Maurice Lee Zimberg, 91, a resident of Henderson, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in a local nursing home. Born on June 25, 1929, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Solomon Zimberg and Myrtle Bowie Zimberg.
WARRENTON — Charles Raymond “Squeezer” Loyd III, 73, died on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at the Wilson Medical Center. He was a native of Warrenton, born to the late Charles R. Loyd Jr. and Marion Lee Loyd.
HENDERSON — Margaret “Peggy” Pendleton Hunt Williams, 94, formerly of Lakeview Drive, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at Hillside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wake Forest. Born March 31, 1926, in Vance County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Cleveland Hunt and Virginia Pendleton …
HENDERSON — Peggy Park Vaughan Capps, 89, of Poplar Creek Road, went to her heavenly home on Oct. 4, 2020. Born in Warren County on June 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Blount Vaughan and Pearl Thompson Vaughan, and the widow of James Conly Capps Sr.