John Gregory “Buck” Matthews

BULLOCK: John Gregory “Buck”Matthews, age 80 died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Maria Parham Hospital. A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Herbert Matthews and Lessie Williamson Matthews. Buck was a member of Bullock Baptist Church. He attended Stovall High School and worked in the timber business and was a cattle farmer. Funeral services will... [read more]

Betsy Howard Williams

OXFORD: Betsy Howard Williams, age 70, passed away Thursday, March 05, 2015 at Duke Medical Center after a long period of declining health. A lifelong resident of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Alice Hester Howard. Betsy was a member of Enon Baptist Church and attended Fuller’s Business School. She retired after 30 years... [read more]

Mrs. Betty Tripp

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Mrs. Betty Tripp, 81, died Tuesday afternoon, March 3, 2015 at The Laurels of Chatham in Pittsboro, NC. Betty was born January 12, 1934 in Lee County, NC. She was one of five children to Garland J. Richardson and Bertha Jeffries.  The family would soon relocate to Bynum.  Betty grew up with and grew to love her childhood sweetheart, Charles... [read more]

Elizabeth White Winston

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OXFORD: Elizabeth White Winston, age 75, of 2074 James Winston Road, Oxford, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Duke Medical Center. A native of Murfreesboro, she was the daughter of the late John Davis and Hazel Edwards White.  Elizabeth was a graduate of Peace College, East Carolina University and the University of New York,... [read more]

Anne Allen Zinger

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DURHAM- Anne Allen Zinger, age 76, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Duke Regional Hospital. A native of Durham, she was the daughter of late Albert Prince and Alice Riggan Prince. Anne is survived by her husband, Charles Zinger; her sons, Sid Allen and wife, Julie of Durham and John Allen and wife, Paula of Durham; her daughter,... [read more]

George Edward Holt, Jr.

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CHAPEL HILL – George Edward Holt, Jr., 79, of Chapel Hill and Blowing Rock, died peacefully at home on March 2nd.  Born February 22, 1936 in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Honorable George Edward Holt and Christine Frix Holt. Growing up in Miami, his family would spend summers in Blowing Rock and George fell in love... [read more]

Riley Wade DeHart

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Riley Wade DeHart, Jr., age 82, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at his home. Riley was born in Green Bay, Prince Edward County, Virginia to the late Riley W. DeHart, Sr. and Rosella Jones DeHart. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1949 where he served his country honorably for 22 years. Upon retiring from the service he worked at Southern... [read more]

Irvin Jerome Borenstein

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Irvin Jerome Borenstein, aged 90 died at his residence at Seasons At Southpoint on February 28, 2015. Irvin was born on October 02, 1924 to the late Nathan and Dora Borenstein. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland before recently moving to Durham, North Carolina. Irvin was a World War ll veteran. Irvin was preceded in death by his wife of... [read more]

Anna Knight Jackson

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Anna Knight Jackson, age 75, died peacefully Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Hock Family Pavilion with her loving daughter, Kay, by her side. Anna was born in Clayton, NC to the late Arthur J. Knight, Sr. and Katie Smith Knight. Anna is survived by her loving husband, Joseph L. Jackson of Durham, NC; her devoted daughter, Kay Conner, and... [read more]

Baxter Sledge Riggsbee

Baxter Sledge Riggsbee died February 25, 2015. He was born December 25, 1925 in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where he grew up. His parents were Fred Riggsbee and Irene Sledge Riggsbee. He graduated from high school in Pittsboro and immediately joined the Army, as his draft was deferred long enough for him to graduate. He served in the Philippines and then... [read more]