Jack Franklin Harrill

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Jack Franklin Harrill, Sr., 83, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. A native of Forest City, NC, Jack and his wife have resided in Durham for over 33 years. He was born June 18, 1932 to the late Robert C. Harrill and Margaret A. Bowen Harrill. He proudly served in the US Army for 21 years, serving two tours of duty... [read more]

Dr. Daniel Scheirer

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SCHEIRER, DANIEL CHARLES, 68, fell asleep in the Lord Friday, July 24, 2015. Dan was born December 10, 1946 in Lebanon, PA to parents Robert L. Scheirer and Christine A. Smith. He attended Wheaton College, Illinois, and was awarded his masters and doctoral degrees from Pennsylvania State University. For thirty-three dedicated years Dan taught as Professor of Biology at Northeastern... [read more]

Dorothy Cartner Perry

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Dorothy Cartner Perry, 92, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, Born February 26, 1923 to the late Roy Graham Cartner and Pearl Hendley Cartner, she was a life resident of Durham. Dot was a longtime member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Durham. She worked for many years at Durham Hosiery Mill and Seaman Printery. Dot was preceded in death by... [read more]

Eunice Mitchell Baker

Eunice Mitchell Baker, 76, of 110 Fox Hollow Road, Oxford, NC, departed this life to join the Lord on Saturday, July 25th. She left us peacefully at her home after a courageous battle with lung cancer. A native of Raleigh, NC, Eunice was the daughter of Jasper Franklin Mitchell and Thelma Oleta Fisher. She spent her early years living an... [read more]

Miss Ruby Ann Payne

Miss Ruby Ann Payne, 99, peacefully passed away at home in Pittsboro Christian Village, Saturday morning July 25, 2015. She was born in Bladen County, NC on March 6, 1916, daughter to the late William Haywood Payne and Bessie Hinshaw Payne. Formerly of Greensboro, NC, Miss Payne was a long time member of Shannon Hills Chapel before moving to Pittsboro... [read more]

Mr. Robert O’Dell Beal

Viet Nam Vet
Dateline: Pittsboro, NC Deceased: Robert O’Dell Beal Mr. Robert O’Dell Beal, 71, of Pittsboro, NC died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC. A native of Chatham County, NC, Robert was born April 20, 1944, eldest son to the late Franklin O’Dell Beal and Lucille Jones Beal. He served honorably in the U.S. Army and was... [read more]

Mr. Richard Joseph Miller

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Richard Joseph Miller was born in Long Beach California on September 23, 1943 to the Revs. Clarence and Vinita Miller, both Ordained Elders in the Methodist Church, ministers who inspired both in Richard and in his elder sisters and brother sisters (Ruth, Anna and Ed) a love of the beauty of the natural world and an extended love, through God’s... [read more]

+Louisa Davis Allen

Louisa Davis Allen, 97, of Oxford died Sunday July 19, 2015 at Brantwood Nursing Center. She was a native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Ernest Foster and Evie Allen Davis. She was a former caregiver for many years and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are her son Richard Lee Moore (Sally) of Oxford; one sister, Minnie... [read more]

William Ray Arthurs

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Mr. William Ray Arthurs, age 90, of Pittsboro, NC died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at his home. He was born in Iredell County, NC on January 1, 1925 to the late Gurney Floyd Arthurs and Vera Mae Karriker. Mr. Arthurs is preceded in death by his wife Gladys Walker Arthurs; two sisters, Margaret Goodwin and Nancy Griffin, two brothers; Jimmy... [read more]