Carl Leland Puckett, Jr.

Carl Leland Puckett, Jr, 77, of Oxford, NC, passed away at his home surrounded by his friends and family on April 25, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Puckett was a loving husband and devoted father who loved spending time on the lake and fishing. Not only was Mr. Puckett in the Masonic Lodge for over 40 years,... [read more]

Mrs. Mary Moore Stallworth

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MARY MOORE STALLWORTH, 89, died Tuesday, April 22, 2015 at her residence in Pittsboro, NC. A native of Louisville, KY, Mary was the daughter of the late Percy Walton and Flavia Oglesby Moore. She was married to the late William Hunter Stallworth, Jr. for 60 years. As the wife of a textile executive, they lived in North Carolina, South Carolina,... [read more]

Anne Powell Leathers

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Anne Powell Leathers, age 95, of Durham passed away April 22, 2015. Born in Durham, Anne was the daughter of the late Rufus Heflin Powell, Jr. and Elizabeth Bailey Reade Powell. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William Alsey Leathers, and two brothers, Rufus H. Powell, III (Matibelle) and Joe Reade Powell (Jenny). She... [read more]

James Edgar Harward Jr.

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James Edgar Harward Jr. passed away on April 22, 2015, at the Durham VA Hospice Center. James (Jim) was born in Henderson, NC, on June 24, 1925. His family moved to Durham, NC, where he was raised in a loving family, grew up and graduated from Durham High School in 1943. After enlisting in the Army in October, 1944, he... [read more]

Mr. Colby Scott Parks

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Colby Scott Parks, 59, died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday April 19, 2015. Colby was born in Charlotte, NC and lived in Chatham County for almost 60 years. A graduate of Jordan Matthews High School, he worked for Chatham County Schools for 25 years. His family was his first love followed closely by fishing. He faced every challenge bravely... [read more]

John Hillman Brummitt

John Hillman Brummitt, 94, of Oxford, NC, passed away at his home surrounded by his friends and family on April 19, 2015 just as he had requested. Mr. Brummitt was a loving husband and devoted father who loved to fish, play golf, spend time on the lake and relax at the beach. Mr. Brummitt also was honored with the Purple... [read more]

Ben Gerald Cunningham

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DURHAM- Ben Gerald Cunningham, 70, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Duke Regional Hospital. Born in Savannah, GA on June 1, 1944, he was the son of the late Metz Joyner Cunningham and Mary Louise Frisbee Cook. He was a long time resident of Durham County, NC. He graduated from Savannah High School in Savannah, Ga. Ben enlisted in the... [read more]

Beverley Margaret Brigandi

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DURHAM -Beverley Brigandi of Durham NC, died from massive stroke on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the age of 72. She was an accomplished artist, educator, consultant, and published author. Beverley was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to parents John and Marie Brigandi on January 3, 1943. She was the second of three daughters. She graduated from St. John’s University with... [read more]

George W. Newton

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DURHAM – George W. Newton, founder of Newton Instrument Co. and an original board member of Durham Technical Community College, died after a short illness on April 17, 2015. He was 95. George imbued all he touched with compassion, integrity and Southern grace and reserve as he used his diploma in vocational education from Durham High School (Class ’39) to... [read more]

Kathleen Johnson Dixon

Kathleen Johnson Dixon, 86, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Genesis Center in Siler City, North Carolina. The family will receive friends 6-8:00pm, Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Hall-Wynne Griffin Chapel, Pittsboro, North Carolina. The funeral service will be held 11:00am Monday, April 20, 2015, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Gooch officiating. Burial... [read more]