Jesse Elizabeth “Beth” Royster Vaughan

Jesse Elizabeth “Beth” Royster Vaughan, 83, of Bullock, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at Universal Health Care in Oxford. Mrs. Vaughan was a lifelong resident of Granville County as well as a member of Grassy Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Vaughan made visiting shut ins and nursing home patients a priority in her life. Not only was she dedicated... [read more]

Ernestine C. Talley

Ernestine C. Talley 75, died Friday March 27, 2015. She is a native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Ernest and Annie Bell Cox Culbreth. She is a retired employee of John Umstead Hospital, in Butner for 49 years and a member of Delrayno Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 8:30PM Saturday March 28, 2015 at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home of Oxford, NC.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Delrayno Baptist Church in Oxford, NC., by the Reverend D. L. Page. Burial will follow in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Ronnie Talley, her daughter Dusty T. Harris (Richie) of Oxford, her son Mark Talley (Lisa) of Matthews, NC. Her grandchildren Hannah T. Soto (Jessie) of Fort Mills, SC, Nolan Talley of NC State, Zach Harris of Oxford, and great grandson Brayden Soto of Fort Mills, SC.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
The family is under the care of Gentry Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.

Billy Lowe Dills

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  RALEIGH – Billy Lowe Dills, age 83, died March 25, 2015 at his residence. Billy was born in High Point, NC on July 23, 1931 to the late Ralph Newton Dills and Erline Smith Dills. Billy was an Army Veteran who served proudly during the Korean War. Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Dills and two... [read more]

Mrs. Ivie “Teet” Eubanks Cooper

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Mrs. Ivie “Teet” Eubanks Cooper, 91, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 24, 2015 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC, with her children by her side. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm, Thursday, March 26, 2015 in the Griffin Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Pittsboro, NC. The funeral for Mrs. Cooper will be held 11:00am Friday, March 27,... [read more]

Anderson de Almeida

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Anderson de Almeida was a gift to this world. He is one of few people who’s loss s​pans across the ocean, showing the impact his life had on so many. ​ ​Born on April 21, 1981, Anderson Antones de Almeida was the second son of four to Dion Carlos and Silvia de Almeida. Always looking for fun, as a child... [read more]

Samuel Clay Sporn

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Samuel Clay Sporn, 24, died unexpectedly March 22, 2015 in Asheville. He was born December 8, 1990 in Washington, DC. At the time of his death Sam was a student at UNC-Asheville. He attended Immaculata Catholic School and attended Riverside High school, where he ran cross country. Sam also attended Durham School of the Arts, where he studied piano and... [read more]

Donald Anthony Dunbar

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Mr. Donald Anthony Dunbar, 83, passed away peacefully at his home on March 21, 2015. Donald was born August 4, 1931 in Binghamton, NY to the late Ernest and Gertrude Dunbar. He grew up in Binghamton and graduated from North High School in 1949. He married Mary Irene Gill, of Pleasant Mount, PA, on October 12, 1957. The two were... [read more]

Christine Riggsbee Herndon

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Mrs. Christine R. Herndon, 96, peacefully passed away Sunday night, March 22, 2015 at The Laurels of Chatham, while surrounded by her loving family. A funeral will be held graveside at 11:00am, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Bynum UMC Cemetery in Pittsboro, NC with the Reverend Donald Shields officiating. Mrs. Christine Herndon was born July 11, 1918 in Chatham County,... [read more]

Frank Anthony Pedalino, Jr.

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DURHAM-Frank Anthony Pedalino, Jr. of Durham died at Duke Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 19, 2015.  He was with his best friend and longtime companion, Elizabeth Fritz.  He was the son of the late Frank and Annie Pedalino of Brooklyn, NY where he was born.  He came to Durham in 1997. Frank was a Master Furniture Restoration artist. He was... [read more]
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DURHAM – Robert T. Ivey, Jr., loving son and brother, age 70, passed away at his home in Durham on March 18, 2015. He was born in Durham on March 17, 1945 to the late Robert T. Ivey, Sr and Mary Chapman Ivey (Berini). He grew up in Durham, spent his career in Memphis TN and had recently retired to... [read more]