Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Robert "Bobby" Allen Knott Jr.
06/12/1945 - 04/15/2018
Robert "Bobby" Allen Knott, Jr., of 5817 Allensville Road. Roxboro, died Sunday, April 15, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late, Robert Allen Knott, Sr. and Lois West Knott, who survives. He was a member of Allensville United Metho...
Charlie William "Little Charlie" Chambers III
03/10/1974 - 04/15/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
April 18, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Wednesday
April 18, 2018
3PM
Charlie William "Little Charlie" Chambers III, 44, of 7802 Burlington Rd., died Sunday, April 15, 2018. Born in Person County, Little Charlie was the son of Charlie William "C.W." and Carolyn Gentry Chambers, who survive, of Hurdle Mills. He was a ...
Martha Pearl Cunningham
03/10/1929 - 04/15/2018
Service
Sunday
April 15, 2018
Martha Pearl Cunningham, age 89, resident of Leasburg, NC, went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, April 15, due to the effects of dementia and cancer while at the Hospice Home in Burlington.

She was born in Columbus, GA on March 10, 1929 t...

Corinna Frances Day Taylor
04/22/1930 - 04/11/2018
Visitation
Friday
April 13, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
April 13, 2018
2 PM
Corinna Frances Day Taylor, 87, formerly of 330 Burlington Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Jones Day and Hattie Sue Rudder D...
John Willard "J.W." Shotwell
08/23/1941 - 04/09/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
April 10, 2018
At the Home of
Service
Tuesday
April 10, 2018
2 PM
John Willard "J.W." Shotwell, age 76, died Monday, April 9, 2018 surrounding by loved ones. He was born in Person County, to the late Melvin Willard and Fannie Shotwell. He is survived by his wife, Marva Jo Shotwell, of 50 years, one son, Chris Shotw...
Edgar "Eddie" Basil Davis
04/14/1964 - 04/09/2018
Visitation
Thursday
April 12, 2018
After the Service
Service
Thursday
April 12, 2018
3 PM
Edgar "Eddie" Basil Davis, 53, of 2877 Lonnie Gentry Road, Roxboro, died Monday, April 9, 2018. Born in Person County he was the son of the late, Edgar Blalock Davis and Peggy Long Davis, who survives. In addition to his father, he is preceded in dea...
Marlis Elaine Pearce Amato
01/30/1955 - 04/09/2018
Visitation
Saturday
April 14, 2018
After the Service
Service
Saturday
April 14, 2018
11 AM
Marlis Elaine Pearce Amato, 63, of 6927 Oxford Road, Timberlake, died Monday, April 9, 2018 at her home. Born in Ontario, NY, she was the daughter of the late James Pearce and Zerlina Weicenthal Pearce. Mrs. Amato was the founder and president of ...
Doris "Dot" Thompson Rudd
08/14/1931 - 04/08/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
April 10, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
April 11, 2018
2:00 PM
Doris "Dot" Thompson Rudd, 86, of 715 Ridgeville Road died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at her home. She was born in Caswell County to the late David James Thompson and Moriah Jordan Thompson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four ...
Mickey Neal Davis
06/30/1975 - 04/07/2018
Service
Thursday
April 12, 2018
11AM
Mickey Neal Davis, 42, of 101 Zacks Rd., Hurdle Mills, died Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Davis was the son of Roy and Linda Terry Davis, who survive. Mr. Davis graduated from Guilford Technical Community College with an Autom...
Edward Lawton Gardner
08/04/1958 - 04/07/2018
Edward Lawton Gardner, 59, of 122 Glennie Irvin Rd., Semora, died Saturday, April 7, 2018. Mr. Gardner was the son of the late William and Alice Dewey Gardner. Mr. Gardner worked for Piedmont Glass. He was a strong working man who loved his family...
John Edward Huff
12/16/1966 - 04/06/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
April 10, 2018
6:00-7:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
April 10, 2018
7:00 PM
John Edward Huff, 51, of Roxboro died Friday, April 6, 2018 at his home. He was born in Durham County to the late James Eddie Huff and Betty Huff Holt Reaves, who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his father who raise...
Lois Day Hargis Shanko
11/21/1915 - 04/06/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
April 11, 2018
11-12 PM
Service
Wednesday
April 11, 2018
12:30 PM
Lois Day Hargis Shanko, 102, formerly of Roxboro, died Friday, April 6, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late John Andrew Day and Lula May Carrington Day. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death her husbands, Ed H...
William "Bill" Monroe Thaxton
12/23/1945 - 04/03/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
April 04, 2018
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
April 05, 2018
2:00 PM
William "Bill" Monroe Thaxton, 72, of Roxboro died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Elvis and Maude Palmer Thaxton. In addition, Mr. Thaxton was preceded in death by one son, Haywood Thaxton; two brothers...
Elma Elizabeth Carver Clayton
07/25/1925 - 04/03/2018
Visitation
Thursday
April 05, 2018
6:30-8 PM
Service
Friday
April 06, 2018
11 AM
Elma Elizabeth Carver Clayton, 92, formerly of 692 Jasper Clayton Road, Roxboro, died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home lovingly surrounded by her family. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Robie Flem Carver and Lessie Clayto...
Sidney Wilton Hawkins
11/24/1921 - 04/03/2018
Visitation
Saturday
April 07, 2018
3-4 PM
Service
Saturday
April 07, 2018
4 PM
Sidney Wilton Hawkins, 96, of Roxboro, was born of November 24, 1921 and died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 seven months from his 97th birthday. He was born in Georgetown, Florida. Preceded in death was his mother, Florida Varn Hawkins Bennett and father, ...
Richard Allen Fink
05/31/1940 - 04/03/2018
Visitation
Friday
April 06, 2018
1-3PM
Service
Friday
April 06, 2018
3PM
Richard Allen Fink, 77, of Mt. Harmony Church Rd., Rougemont, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Born in Washington Co., VA, Mr. Fink was the son of the late Orville Walden and Katharin Maiden Fink. He was also preceded in death by his beloved daughter K...
Charles Anderson (Andy) Thomas
05/09/1954 - 04/02/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
April 04, 2018
4-6PM
Charles Anderson (Andy) Thomas, Sr., 63, passed away April 2, 2018 in Raleigh, NC. Family and friends will be receiving at Brooks & White Funeral Home in Roxboro, NC this Wednesday April 4, from 4-6pm following a celebration of his life that evening ...
Franklin Delano Warren
11/07/1936 - 03/30/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
April 03, 2018
12-1PM
Service
Tuesday
April 03, 2018
1PM
Franklin Delano Warren, 81, of Roxboro died Friday, March 30, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Claude Coke Warren and Mary Emma Irwin Warren. Mr. Warren worked for Collins & Aikman for 30 years and was the co-owner/operator of Warren'...
Howard Lee Hall
01/25/1929 - 03/25/2018
Visitation
Monday
March 26, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
March 27, 2018
2:00 PM
Howard Lee Hall, 89, of 125 Hall Farm Road, Rougemont died Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born in Orange County to the late Lewis and Addie Mangum Hall. Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Julia Gray Hall; one brother, Reade Hal...
Kenneth Radford "Bubba" Garrett
03/25/1939 - 03/25/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
March 27, 2018
After service
Service
Tuesday
March 27, 2018
11:00 AM
Kenneth Radford "Bubba" Garrett age 79 of 507 W. Gordon Street died Sunday morning, March 25, 2018 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Henry Kenneth Garrett and Lucille E. Meadows Garrett. "Bubba" was a US Army Veteran. He was als...
Juanita Lea Carr
06/18/1925 - 03/22/2018
Service
Sunday
March 25, 2018
9AM
Juanita Lea Carr, 92, of 6656 Leasburg Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, March 22, 2018. Born in Caswell County, Mrs. Carr was the daughter of the late Samuel I. and Perlie Brandon Lea and wife of the late Charlie Algie Carr. Mrs. Carr was a homemaker a...
Monroe Clifton Gentry
10/09/1929 - 03/21/2018
Visitation
Friday
March 23, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Friday
March 23, 2018
2:00 PM
Monroe Clifton Gentry, 88, of 134 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road died Wednesday, March 21, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Willie and Lovie Clayton Gentry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael Monroe Gentry....
James Audrey "Sam" Brandon, Sr.
02/10/1930 - 03/21/2018
Visitation
Friday
March 23, 2018
2-3PM
Service
Friday
March 23, 2018
3PM
James Audrey "Sam" Brandon, Sr., 88, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born in Pittsylvania County, VA, Mr. Brandon was the son of the late Audrey Holt and Bessie Snow Brandon and husband of the late Edith Beulah Frances Stump Brandon. Mr...
Edith Grey Ritchie Merritt
06/13/1922 - 03/21/2018
Visitation
Thursday
March 29, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Thursday
March 29, 2018
2:00 PM
Edith Grey Ritchie Merritt of Roxboro died Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the age of 95.

Mrs. Merritt, or Edith Grey as she was often called, was born June 13, 1922 to Henry E. and Lilla Parker Ritchie in Pamplico, South Carolina. She moved with...

Edward Harry Kell Jr.
08/12/1957 - 03/20/2018
Edward Harry Kell, Jr., 60, of 1668 Cunningham Road, Semora, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018. He was the son of the late Edward Harry Kell, Sr. and Elizabeth Marie Hallowell Kell, who survives. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his w...
Wilton "Toot" Hicks
01/30/1927 - 03/18/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
March 20, 2018
6:00-7:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
March 21, 2018
3:00 PM
Wilton "Toot" X. Hicks, 91, died Sunday, March 18, 2018 at his Timberlake home. He was born in Person County. Mr. Hicks was a veteran of Merchant Marines (WWII) and US Army (Korea). He retired from McLean Trucking in Durham where he was a longtim...
Russell James Ferguson
07/06/1923 - 03/16/2018
Visitation
Sunday
March 18, 2018
After the Service
Service
Sunday
March 18, 2018
3 PM
Russell James Ferguson, 94, formerly of 2604 Burlington Road, Roxboro, died Friday, March 16, 2018. He was the son of the late, Fredrick Ferguson and Mabel Johnson Ferguson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Louise Sing...
Ronnie Eugene Loftis
04/23/1954 - 03/16/2018
Service
Sunday
March 18, 2018
Private 3 PM
Ronnie Eugene Loftis, 63, of 5240 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Friday, March 16, 2018. Mr. Loftis was the son of the late Robert Eugene Loftis and Frances Parker Loftis who survives. He retired from Granville County Landfill.

Surviving by his ...

William Wayne Buchanan
08/08/1928 - 03/15/2018
Visitation
Saturday
March 17, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
March 17, 2018
2PM
William Wayne Buchanan, 89, formerly of Roxboro, died Thursday, March 15, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Buchanan was the son of the late Grover C. and Gertie May Young Buchanan. Mr. Buchanan retired from Collins & Aikman and was a member of Mill...
Jackie Carver
02/26/1938 - 03/12/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
March 14, 2018
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
March 15, 2018
2PM
Jackie Carver, 80, of 1422 Elm St., Roxboro, died Monday, March 12, 2018. Born in Pittsylvania County, VA, Mrs. Carver was the daughter of the late Stanly and Flora Davis Arthur and wife of the late Earl H. Carver. Mrs. Carver retired after 25 year...
Mrs. Delores Grace Elliott Eland
12/30/1929 - 03/11/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
March 14, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Wednesday
March 14, 2018
2:00 PM
Delores Elliott Eland age 88 died Sunday morning, March 11, 2018 at her home. She was born in Buffalo Center, IA to the late Alton Elliott and Grace Lange Elliott. She was wife of the late Charles Leroy Eland. Mrs. Eland was a member of Berry's Gr...
Donald Wayne Pulliam
01/28/1960 - 03/07/2018
Visitation
Thursday
March 08, 2018
6:00-9:00 PM
Service
Friday
March 09, 2018
2:00 PM
Donald Wayne Pulliam, 58, of 1273 Pointer Street, Roxboro died Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Arthur Pulliam, Jr. and Betty Louise Thaxton. Mr. Pulliam was a maintenance worker in the Person County Public School ...
Marion Beam Harris Clayton
06/14/1932 - 03/06/2018
Visitation
Thursday
March 08, 2018
2-3 PM
Service
Thursday
March 08, 2018
3 PM
Marion Beam Harris Clayton, 85, of 416 Clayton Ave, Roxboro, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Clayton was the daughter of the late Walter Lewis Harris and Irene Hall Harris Saunders and wife of the late Meredith Jones Clayton....
Christine Day McKee
08/19/1922 - 03/05/2018
Visitation
Thursday
March 08, 2018
Following the Servic
Service
Thursday
March 08, 2018
11 AM
Christine Day McKee, 95, was called home to her Lord and Maker on March 5, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born in Person County, NC, and lived most of her life in the community of Caldwell, located in Orange County, NC. She was predeceased ...
Ruth Dalreene Holt Ashley
11/14/1929 - 03/01/2018
Visitation
Friday
March 02, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Saturday
March 03, 2018
2PM
Ruth Dalreene Holt Ashley, 88, of 1746 Halifax Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at her residence. Born in Person County, Mrs. Ashley was the daughter of the late Cameron and Lillian Perkins Holt and wife of the late Melvin Edward Ashley. ...
Irene Stone Cates
06/22/1921 - 02/26/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
February 28, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
March 01, 2018
11 AM
Irene Stone Cates, 96, of Leasburg Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, February 26, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Cates was the daughter of the late George Washington and Corinna Cozart Stone and wife of the late Sanford Higgs. Mrs. Cates was a homemake...
Edward Glenn Anderson
07/15/1934 - 02/25/2018
Visitation
Thursday
March 01, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Thursday
March 01, 2018
2:00 PM
Edward Glenn Anderson, 83, of 72 Henderson Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, February 25, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Jesse Edward Anderson and Janie Hall Anderson. He was a building contractor and President of Jesse Anderson a...
Michael Edward Carr
08/22/1960 - 02/24/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
February 27, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
February 27, 2018
2:00 PM
Michael Edward Carr, 57, of Roxboro died Saturday, February 24, 2018. He was born in Durham County to the late Jack Edward Carr and Alice Wrenn Carr, who survives. Mr. Carr was a member of Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church.

Surviving in additi...

Virginia "Ginny" Latta Brown
04/01/1930 - 02/22/2018
Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2018
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Sunday
February 25, 2018
3:00 PM
Virginia "Ginny" Latta Brown, 87, of 240 Crestwood Dr., Roxboro, died Thursday, February 22, 2018. Born in Alamance County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late William Caleb and Pearl Jane Smith Latta and wife of the late Thomas J. "Tom" Brown. ...
Emily Taylor Chambers
12/14/1944 - 02/22/2018
Visitation
Sunday
February 25, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Sunday
February 25, 2018
2:00 PM
Emily Taylor Chambers, 73, of Rougemont died Thursday, February 22, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Charlie Lee Taylor and Josephine King Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister-in-law, Linda Gray...