Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
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...
Larry Gene Graham
11/08/1957 - 02/20/2018
Visitation
Thursday
February 22, 2018
6:30-8 PM
Service
Friday
February 23, 2018
2 PM
Larry Gene Graham, 60, of 2976 Oxford Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Born in Summers County, WV, he is preceded in death by his father, George Blackburn, mother, Margaret Gaye Bennett Blackburn, and step mother, Nellie Blackburn. Mr....
Faye Boswell Miller
02/18/1945 - 02/20/2018
Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2018
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Saturday
February 24, 2018
3:00 PM
Faye Boswell Miller, 73, of 181 Clayton Street died Tuesday, February 20, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Calvin Boswell and Jeannette Oliver Woody. Mrs. Miller was also preceded in death by her step-father, David Lawrence Woody. S...
Linda Diane Carver
12/15/1947 - 02/16/2018
Visitation
Sunday
February 18, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
February 19, 2018
2 PM
Linda Diane Carver, 70, of 252 North Old Lantern Road, Timberlake, died Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Bert Carver and Lonie Sue Turner Carver. She is preceded in death by her brother, Donald Carver...
Robert Henry Trickey
03/15/1928 - 02/15/2018
Visitation
Monday
February 19, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Monday
February 19, 2018
2PM
Robert Henry Trickey, 89, of 117 Forrestwood Drive, Roxboro, died Thursday, February 15, 2018. Born in Halifax County, VA, Mr. Trickey was the son of the late John and Kate Morris Trickey and husband of the late Frances D. Trickey. He was also prec...
Hazel Briggs Day
05/15/1925 - 02/15/2018
Visitation
Sunday
February 18, 2018
2-2:30 PM
Service
Sunday
February 18, 2018
2:30 PM
Hazel Briggs Day, 92, formerly of Roxboro, died Thursday, February 15, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Lex Herbert Briggs and Mary Lera Powell Briggs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, ...
Archie Wayne Lee
04/28/1943 - 02/15/2018
Visitation
Sunday
February 18, 2018
2-3 PM
Service
Sunday
February 18, 2018
3 PM
Archie Wayne Lee, 74, of 1853 Halifax Road, died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Hock Family Pavilion. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Rainey Archie Lee and Susan Vicclleo Lee. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death ...
Thomas Young Blaylock
02/23/1941 - 02/14/2018
Thomas Young Blaylock, 76, of Prospect Hill died Wednesday, February 14, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Lambeth Young Blaylock and Della Cates Blaylock.

Surviving are his children, Dale Thomas Blalock, of Prospect Hill and Tr...

James William Rogers
12/04/1925 - 02/12/2018
Visitation
Thursday
February 15, 2018
10 AM
Service
Thursday
February 15, 2018
11 AM
James William Rogers, 92, formerly of 1832 Dink Ashley Road, Timberlake, died Monday, February 12, 2018. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late William Clarence Rogers and Blanche Clayton Rogers. In addition to his parents, he is preceded ...
Ray Davis Hayes
02/06/1936 - 02/12/2018
Visitation
Friday
February 16, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Friday
February 16, 2018
2:00 PM
Ray Davis Hayes, 82, of Roxboro died Monday, February 12, 2018. He was born in Yadkin County to the late William K. Hayes and Mary Eleanor Sprouse Hayes. Mr. Hayes served in the United States Army and later retired from Anheuser-Busch. He briefly ...
David Thomas "DT" Neal
11/01/1935 - 02/09/2018
Visitation
Sunday
February 11, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
February 12, 2018
11:00 AM
David Thomas "DT" Neal, 82, of Bowmantown Road died Friday, February 9, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Spurgeon and Sarah Gillis Neal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Neal; son, Bryan Ti...
Sarah Jane Raynor Thaxton
02/14/1952 - 02/09/2018
Visitation
Thursday
February 15, 2018
After Service
Service
Thursday
February 15, 2018
2PM
Sarah Jane Raynor Thaxton, 65, of 560 Thaxton Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, February 9, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Thaxton was the daughter of the Harry Square and Mary Sue Gray Raynor. Mrs. Thaxton previously worked at Collins & Aikman and Cro...
Elbert "Bo" Bedford Clayton
12/02/1926 - 02/07/2018
Visitation
Saturday
February 10, 2018
12:30-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
February 10, 2018
2:00 PM
Elbert "Bo" Bedford Clayton, 91, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Albert Barton and Sarah Elizabeth Lillian Oakley Clayton. In addition to his parents he is pr...
Kenneth Wayne Davis
08/07/1962 - 02/07/2018
Visitation
Monday
February 12, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
February 12, 2018
2:00 PM
Kenneth Wayne Davis, 55, of Roxboro died Wednesday, February 7, 2018. He was born in Wake County to Joseph and Carolyn Davis of Wake Forest. Mr. Davis proudly served in the United States Navy. He enjoyed motorcycles and seeing the world, and loved...
Nancy Joyce Albert Gray
11/05/1945 - 02/05/2018
Visitation
Friday
February 09, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Friday
February 09, 2018
2PM
Nancy Joyce Albert Gray, 72, of 1602 Rogers Rd., died Monday, February 5, 2018 at her residence. Born in Person County, Mrs. Gray was the daughter of the late Edgar O'Kelly "Buck" and Bessie Crabtree Albert. Mrs. Gray retired from Eaton Corporation...
Eugene Matthew Moorefield
08/29/1930 - 02/04/2018
Eugene Matthew Moorefield, 87, of Roxboro, died Sunday, February 4, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Moorefield was the son of the late Leonard Matthew and Mary A. Lloyd Moorefield and husband of the late Virginia M. Moorefield. Mr. Moorefield was ...
Alma Shotwell Tingen
02/29/1920 - 02/03/2018
Visitation
Monday
February 05, 2018
6:30-8 PM
Service
Tuesday
February 06, 2018
11 AM
Alma Shotwell Tingen, 97, of 6460 Boston Road, died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late James Tensley "Tennie" Shotwell and Cleo Walker Shotwell. In addition to her parents, she is preceded ...
Jeffrey Scott Puryear
03/10/1967 - 01/31/2018
Visitation
Saturday
February 03, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
February 03, 2018
2PM
Jeffrey Scott Puryear, 50, of 1187 Sandy Ridge Rd., South Boston, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Born in Atlantic County, NJ, Mr. Puryear was the son of Bailey L. Puryear, of Roxboro and the late Ruth Anne Geary Morris. Mr. Puryear previously wo...
Charlie "Buck" Morris Oakley Sr.
01/14/1941 - 01/30/2018
Visitation
Thursday
February 01, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Friday
February 02, 2018
2:00 PM
Charlie "Buck" Morris Oakley, Sr., 77, of Roxboro died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Bennie Morris Oakley and Mary Clayton Oakley. In addition he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Carey Tad Lon...
James Arnold Ashley
10/06/1934 - 01/29/2018
Visitation
Wednesday
January 31, 2018
1:30-3 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 31, 2018
3 PM
James Arnold Ashley, 83 of 539 White Oak Drive, Roxboro, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Roy Ashley and Effie James Ashley.

Arnold, as everyone called him, graduated from Roxboro High...

Margaret Long Kirby
07/02/1926 - 01/29/2018
Visitation
Saturday
February 03, 2018
10-11 AM
Service
Saturday
February 03, 2018
11 AM
Margaret Long Kirby, 91, of 520 Chub Lake Street, Roxboro, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Quincy Shotwell Long. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her ...
Jimmie Love Loftis
02/08/1941 - 01/28/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 30, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 31, 2018
2:00 PM
Jimmie Love Loftis, 76, of 311 Archie Clayton Road died Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was born in Caswell County to the late Charlie Henry Loftis and Izona Elizabeth Parker Loftis. In addition he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ben Loftis and...
Frances Elizabeth Carroll Swain
07/07/1938 - 01/25/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 26, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
January 27, 2018
3:30 PM
Frances Carroll Swain, 79, of 417 County Line Road died Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was born in Warren County to the late Eugene and Lucy Thompson Carroll. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Ralph W...
Getsy Solomon Day
08/20/1924 - 01/25/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 28, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Sunday
January 28, 2018
2PM
Getsy Solomon Day, 93, of 618 Frank St., Roxboro, died Thursday, January 25, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Day was the daughter of the late Bennie Thomas and Nannie Pearl McKee Solomon, wife of the late William "Bill" Stadler Day, and mother of ...
Harold Junior Stone
09/09/1957 - 01/24/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 27, 2018
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Saturday
January 27, 2018
11:00 AM
Harold Junior Stone, 60, of 466 Dink Ashley Road died January 24, 2018 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Webb Stone and Gracie Solomon Stone, who survives. Mr. Stone was preceded in death by a brother, George Stone and a sister,...
Betty Jane Reynolds Tucker
08/26/1925 - 01/24/2018
Betty Jane Tucker, 92, formerly of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away peacefully on January 24, 2018 with her family at her side. Born in Ohio, she was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Tucker and her son, Bradley Tucker. She was the daughter of t...
Freda Mae Steele
08/12/1923 - 01/23/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 27, 2018
After Service
Service
Saturday
January 27, 2018
1 PM
Freda Mae Steele was born August 12, 1923 in Lewis County, West Virginia to the late James Albert "Bruce" Hayes and Ruby Hitt Hayes.

After graduating Fairmont State University in Fairmont, WV, Freda taught school in a one room school in rural ...

Bertha King Gallant
04/05/1945 - 01/22/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 27, 2018
After the Service
Service
Saturday
January 27, 2018
1 PM
Bertha King Gallant, 72, of Roxboro, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late James Theodore King and Margaret Reaves King. Mrs. Gallant is preceded in death by her daughter, S...
Curtis Malloy Watson Jr.
11/16/1960 - 01/21/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2018
2:00 PM
Curtis Malloy Watson, Jr., of Prospect Hill died Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Curtis Malloy Watson, Sr. and Ida Grace Carver Watson. Mr. Watson worked for Clayton Homes of Oxford and was of the Baptist faith. ...
Susan Pickard Shepherd
10/21/1952 - 01/20/2018
Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2018
2 PM
Susan Pickard Shepherd, 65, formerly of Durham, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Johnson Pickard and Maxie Alexander Pickard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her ...
Frances Pauline Day Trickey
12/05/1930 - 01/15/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 20, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 20, 2018
2PM
Frances Pauline Trickey, 87, of Roxboro died Monday, January 15, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Herbert Clifton Day and Ollie Chambers Day. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Albert Day and wife N...
James William "Bill" Blalock
11/22/1938 - 01/15/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 19, 2018
10-11 AM
Service
Friday
January 19, 2018
11 AM
James William "Bill" Blalock, 79, of 2474 Dick Holeman Road, Timberlake, died Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Durham County, he was the son of the late John Thomas Blalock, Sr. and Annie Tilley Blalock. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in...
Velma Rogers Woody
12/23/1932 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Monday
January 15, 2018
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 16, 2018
2:00 PM
Velma Rogers Woody, 85, of 244 Ashley Ave. died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Woody was the daughter of the late Clyde Allen and Gracie Blalock Rogers. Mrs. Woody retired from Fo-Acre Warehouse and was an active m...
Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver
10/03/1927 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 19, 2018
1:30-3 PM
Service
Friday
January 19, 2018
3 PM
Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver, 90, formerly of Roxboro, died Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Pleasant Briggs and Maggie Blalock Briggs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her...
Angie Wilson Hardy
04/05/1948 - 01/14/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 21, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Sunday
January 21, 2018
2:00 PM
Angie Wilson Hardy, 69, of Durham died January 14, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Tommy Wright Wilson and Selene Bowes Chandler Wilson.

Survivng are two children, Connie Glenn Vaughan (Christie) of Roxboro and Tammy Vaughan ...

Neville Virginia Tuck (Harris-Day)
09/26/1921 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 14, 2018
After Service
Service
Sunday
January 14, 2018
1 PM
Neville Virginia Tuck (Harris, Day), was born September 26th, 1921 in the Moriah community of Person County, NC, to Florence Ragland (Talley) and Cordis Nathaniel Tuck, of Redbank, Virginia. She was wed to James Foy Harris, of Person County, and bore...
Barbara Ann Bailey
02/27/1939 - 01/09/2018
Service
Saturday
January 13, 2018
11:00 AM
Barbara Ann Bailey, 78, of Roxboro died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home. She was born in Person County to the late Jack and Louise Pixley Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Royal B. Pixley, Sr. a...
James Donald Gault
03/08/1934 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2018
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 13, 2018
2:00 PM
James Donald “Jim” Gault, 83, of Bluffton, SC died Tuesday (January 9, 2018) at NHC Healthcare in Bluffton, following an extended illness. He was born March 8, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan to Donald M. and Irene H. (Bills) Gault.

Jim graduated ...

Bernard Gooch Gentry
01/08/1927 - 01/09/2018
Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Thursday
January 11, 2018
11:00 AM
Bernard Gentry (91) passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 with his family at his side. He was born on January 8, 1927 to John Roy Gentry and Myrtle Gooch Gentry. He lived in Timberlake, NC his entire life and was an active ...
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne Tuck
09/22/1965 - 01/08/2018
Visitation
Thursday
January 11, 2018
2-3 PM
Reginald "Reggie" Wayne Tuck, 52, of 505 Charlie Gentry Road, Roxboro, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he is survived by his father, Tony Lee Tuck and preceded in death by his mother, Rebecca Jordan Tuck McKinney.
Stella Westbrooks Conner
01/10/1947 - 01/07/2018
Stella Westbrooks Conner, 70, of Roxboro died Sunday, January 7, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Samuel and Gladys Parker Westbrooks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Ray Conner. Mrs. Con...
James "Jimmy" Reginald Clayton
11/07/1933 - 01/07/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
12-1PM
Service
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
1PM
James "Jimmy" Reginald Clayton, 84, of 419 Ellen Street, Roxboro, died Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mr. Clayton was the son of the late Jim Robert and Jenny Frances Long Clayton. Mr. Clayton served in the US Army infantry. He re...
Edna Estelle Tatum Cox
05/22/1921 - 01/07/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
1-2 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 09, 2018
2 PM
Edna Estelle Tatum Cox, 96, of 6472 US HWY 158E, Leasburg, died Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Person County, Mrs. Cox was the daughter of the late Joe Scott and Lottie Long Tatum and wife of the late William Fred Cox, Sr. She was also preceded i...
Clarence Dale Rimmer
01/16/1936 - 01/06/2018
Visitation
Sunday
January 07, 2018
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
January 08, 2018
2 PM
Clarence Dale Rimmer, 81, of 1592 Whitt Town Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Clarence Rimmer and Tellie Clayton Rimmer. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by...
Judith Margaret Wilshaw Rankin
03/25/1933 - 01/04/2018
Judith Margaret Wilshaw Rankin, 84, of 235 Turtle Hill Court, Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Born in Washington Co., PA, Mrs. Rankin was the daughter of the late Samuel Alonzo and Elizabeth Margaret McPeak Wilshaw. Mrs. Rankin retired fr...
Edna Perkins Elliott
09/26/1934 - 01/04/2018
Visitation
Saturday
January 06, 2018
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 06, 2018
2PM
Edna Perkins Elliott, 83, of 77 Parkview Circle, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 4, 2018 after an extended illness. She was an only child, the daughter of the late Fred Bradsher Perkins and Onie Irwin Bradsher Perkins. In addition to...
Irene Gates Gravitte
12/12/1921 - 01/03/2018
Visitation
Friday
January 05, 2018
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Friday
January 05, 2018
11:00 AM
Irene Gates Gravitte, 96, of Roxboro died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in Person County to the late Wade Lee Gates and Susan Smith Gates. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Mitchell Gravitte. ...
Inez Vivian Cary Cook
06/20/1915 - 01/02/2018
Inez Vivian Cary Cook, age 102, of Roxboro, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Rockland County, she was the daughter of the late Myron Cary and Lottie Inez Dunning Cary. In addition to her parents s...
Marian Rhea Childress Sarver
09/22/1935 - 01/02/2018
Service
Saturday
February 17, 2018
2:00 PM
Marian Childress Sarver, 82, of Roxboro died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bland County, VA to the late Taulby Childress and Nellie Jane Walker Childress. In addition, she was preceded in death by her husband...
Robert Lee Kirk
08/21/1934 - 01/01/2018
Visitation
Tuesday
January 02, 2018
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 03, 2018
2:00 PM
Robert "Bob" Lee Kirk, 83, of 146 Mt. Harmony Church Road died Monday, January 1, 2018. He was born in Person County to the late Coy Lee Kirk and Ealey Chandler Kirk. Mr. Kirk was a retired farmer and carpenter. He loved square dancing and especia...
Earnest Persell Bailey Jr.
01/19/1948 - 12/30/2017
Earnest Persell Bailey, Jr., 69, of Timberlake died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at his home. He was born in Muscogee County, GA to the late Earnest Persell Bailey, Sr. and Lola Latham Bailey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ...