Mary Mullahey Pendergrass

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DURHAM: Mary Mullahey Pendergrass, 91, died Thursday after an extended illness. A native of Des Moines, IA, she moved to Durham in 1949, relocating thereafter to Goldsboro for 23 years before returning to Durham in 1978. Mary spent her career as an administrative assistant, working for many years at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and School in Goldsboro. She later worked... [read more]

Robert Earl Newhouse

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OXFORD: Robert Earl Newhouse, 49 of 5109 Gooches Mill Rd. died December 19, 2014. He was born February 16, 1965. He is survived by his parents, Roy Carlton Newhouse, Sr. and Janet Abbott Newhouse of Henderson, his wife Joyce Nelms Newhouse of the home, his daughter Emilee Newhouse of Creedmoor, and two step-sons Don (Andrea) Coghill and Brian Coghill of... [read more]

Elizabeth Saling Halboth

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Elizabeth Saling Halboth passed away in the faith on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Durham, NC. She was born at Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on December 29, 1923, the sixth child of John J. and Lillian Barclay Saling, both long deceased. Prior to relocating to Durham in 1999, she had resided at Upper Darby, PA, Norfolk, VA, Drexel Hill, PA, Newark,... [read more]

Catherine Massey Humbarger

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DURHAM –Catherine Massey Humbarger, 90 of Durham died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Duke Regional Hospital. Catherine was a sixth generation native of Durham County. She graduated Durham High School with honors in 1941 where she was a member of The National Honor Society and French Honor Society. Catherine retired from American Tobacco Company after 43 years of service. She... [read more]

James Watts Copley

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James Watts Copley, 95, of Chesterfield, VA formerly of Durham passed away Monday, December 15, 2014.  He was born September 29, 1919 in Durham, NC to the late Edgar Hugh Copley and Nannie Watts Copley. Mr. Copley was a World War II veteran and served his country in the U.S. Army.  He attended Georgia Institute of Technology and was a... [read more]

Grace Tiller Jones

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Grace Tiller Jones passed away peacefully on the morning of December 15th, 2014 at Alamance Hospice Home. Born on Valentine’s Day in 1918, in South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Effie Tiller. She moved to Durham at a young age and worked at American Tobacco Company for many years before retiring in 1980. Aunt Grace... [read more]

Jesse Olive Bumpass

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DURHAM –Jesse Olive Bumpass, 83, of, Durham, NC, died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Hock Family Pavilion. A native of Durham, he was the son of the late John Dillard Bumpass and Julia Dodie Carden Bumpass. Jesse was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church in Durham. Jesse is survived by his wife, Geraldine Hunt Bumpass; two sons, Wayne Bumpass and... [read more]

Elaine Ruth Sandahl

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DURHAM – Elaine Ruth Sandahl, age 90, died peacefully in her sleep on Dec 9, 2014, at The Forest at Duke. She was born in Milwaukee, WI, to the late David and Ruth Graper Carlson. Elaine graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied English and Mathematics. It was in Madison that Elaine met her husband of 51 years,... [read more]

Sophia Pavlakis Livas

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CHAPEL HILL: Sophia “Sophie” Pavlakis Livas, 96, died peacefully at UNC Memorial Hospital Saturday, December 13, 2014 after a brief illness. Born June 9, 1918 in Durham, she lived her early years in Chapel Hill and as a teenager moved with her parents to Thessaloniki, Greece, where she graduated from the American Girls College. In 1937, she married George Livas... [read more]

Lola Kathryn Davis

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On December 11, 2014 Lola Kathryn Davis, a longtime resident of Franklinton, NC, completed her long journey to the Kingdom of Joy. lola who recently moved to Durham, NC passed peacefully at the Duke Hospice in the presence of her family and Jesus Christ her Lord and Savior. Lola was the daughter of the late Foster and Lola Pace of... [read more]