Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Pauline Hamlett Dunevant
07/21/1921 - 02/22/2017
Visitation
Friday
February 24, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
February 25, 2017
11AM
Pauline Hamlett Dunevant, 95, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Dunevant was the daughter of the late Otis and Laura Whisnant Hamlett, mother of the late Landis F. Dunevant and Wayne Dunevant and sister of th...
Harrell Briggs Brandon
08/02/1932 - 02/21/2017
Visitation
Saturday
February 25, 2017
After service
Service
Saturday
February 25, 2017
1:00 PM
Harrell Briggs Brandon, 84, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He was born in Alton,VA to the late Lewis and Permelia Gordon Brandon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary James Brandon; one brother, Elwood Brandon; a...
Virginia Roach McKay
05/06/1945 - 02/20/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
2PM
Virginia Roach McKay, 71, of 1269 N. Main St. Lot 23, Roxboro, died Monday, February 20, 2017. Born in Pittsylvania County, VA, Mrs. McKay was the daughter of the late Risen and Berta Roach. She retired from Irvin Industries. She is preceded in de...
William Henry Aiken Sr.
06/23/1924 - 02/20/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Thursday
February 23, 2017
11 AM
William Henry Aiken, Sr., 92, died Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born in Durham County to the late Joseph Y. and Lillie McFarland Aiken. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Ervin Aiken, Alvis Aiken, and Jaspe...
Janice Dale Whitlock Harris Bechtel
04/22/1941 - 02/18/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
7-8:30PM
Service
Thursday
February 23, 2017
2PM
Janice Dale Whitlock Harris Bechtel, 75, of 169 Country Brooke Ln., Roxboro, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Bechtel was the daughter of the late Francis Alvin and Elsie Mae Brown Whitlock....
Nannie Wilson Hatcher
12/06/1928 - 02/18/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
12:30-1:45PM
Service
Tuesday
February 21, 2017
2PM
Nannie Wilson Hatcher, 88, formerly of Roxboro, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday morning, February 18, 2017.

She was born in Person County on December 6, 1928, the daughter of the late Willie and Emma Wilson. Sh...

Bennie Edward Clayton
10/15/1936 - 02/14/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 15, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
11 AM
Bennie Edward Clayton, 80, of 618 Ridge Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Mancy Clayton and Mary Walker Clayton. In addition to his parents,...
Dianne Lynn Schuler
09/14/1954 - 02/14/2017
Service
Wednesday
February 22, 2017
7:30PM
Dianne Hicks Schuler, 62, of Rougemont, died February 14, 2017. She was born in Durham County to the late Ernest and Thelma Hill Hicks. Mrs. Schuler was a related member of Roxboro Church of Christ.

Surviving is her husband, Ronald Keith Schu...

John Wesley Pruitt Jr.
11/15/1975 - 02/14/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 19, 2017
After service
Service
Sunday
February 19, 2017
2PM
John Wesley Pruitt, Jr., 41, of 1417 Chambers Loop Rd., died Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late John Wesley Pruitt, Sr. and Elizabeth Watson Pruitt, who survives. He graduated from Person High School in 1994 and later Wa...
Ronnie Blaine Rogers
04/18/1957 - 02/11/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 15, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
2:00 PM
Ronnie Blaine Rogers, 59, of 490 Holeman Ashley Road died Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Gadis Allen Rogers and Janet Gruver Rogers. Mr. Rogers was employed by Bull City Heating & Air and was the biggest coast...
Eugene D. "Gene" Pearson
10/31/1929 - 02/11/2017
Visitation
Thursday
February 16, 2017
11-1 PM
Service
Thursday
February 16, 2017
1 PM
Eugene D. “Gene” Pearson, 87, of Charles Town died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at his residence under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born Oct. 31, 1929 in New York City, New York. He was the son of Agusta Barreau Pearson. He was raised by hi...

Ellen Christine Tatum Montague
03/13/1919 - 02/10/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 12, 2017
2-3 PM
Service
Sunday
February 12, 2017
3 PM
Ellen Christine Tatum Montague, 97, of Bethel Hill School Road, Roxboro, departed this life in her home Friday, February 10, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Scott Tatum and Lottie Long Tatum. In addition to her paren...
Verna Lee Weaver Phillips
11/02/1928 - 02/06/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 08, 2017
7-8:30 PM
Service
Thursday
February 09, 2017
2 PM
Verna Lee Weaver Phillips, 88, of 9032 Aaron Creek Church Road, Oxford, died Monday, February 6, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Fred Lee Weaver and Ella Lee Horner Weaver. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in ...
Tressie Pennell McAbee
01/15/1933 - 02/03/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 05, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Sunday
February 05, 2017
3:00 PM
Tressie Pennell McAbee, 84, died Friday, February 3, 2017. She was born in Mecklenburg County, VA to the late Edward and Cora Benfield Pennell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, David Wayne McAbee.

Surviving ar...

Wallace "Wally" Lee Burke Jr.
09/05/1944 - 02/01/2017
Service
Saturday
February 11, 2017
2 PM
Wallace Lee "Wally" Burke, Jr. age 72 died Wednesday evening at Person Memorial Hospital in the ECU. He was born in Alamance County to the late Wallace Lee Burke, Sr. and Corinna Pleasant Burke. "Wally" was of the Baptist faith. He retired from B.P....
Keith Allen Ladson
08/15/1960 - 02/01/2017
Visitation
Sunday
February 05, 2017
5-6:30 PM
Keith Allen Ladson, 56, of Bahama, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Keith was born in Jasonville, Indiana he was the son of the late Jim Ladson and Lurena Neal Ladson, who survives. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his ...
Deborah Lou Whitt
08/28/1959 - 01/29/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
February 01, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
February 01, 2017
1:00 PM
Deborah Lou Whitt, 57, died Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late John "Nat" Whitt, Sr. and Faye Wesley Whitt who survives. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Whitt. Miss. Whitt ...
Roger Dale White, Sr.
09/02/1943 - 01/25/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 27, 2017
1-2PM
Service
Friday
January 27, 2017
2PM
Roger Dale White, Sr., 73, of 1394 Robertson Road, Roxboro, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. White was the son of the late John Alvis and Grace Thelma Howard White. Mr. White retired from Eaton Corp. after 35 years. He ...
Donald Horace Lunsford
03/21/1946 - 01/21/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 24, 2017
6-7 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 24, 2017
7 PM
Donald Horace Lunsford, 70, of 1989 Allensville Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, January 21, 2017 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late William Harold Lunsford and Inez Valerie Parham Lunsford. In addition to his parents, he is ...
Floyd Nichols "Shag" Childress
10/04/1945 - 01/21/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 25, 2017
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
January 26, 2017
11AM
Floyd Nichols "Shag" Childress, 71, of Roxboro died Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County he was the son of the late William Taft Childress, Sr. and Edna Womack Childress. In addition to his...
Tracy Lynn McCullough Painter
10/14/1968 - 01/17/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 20, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 21, 2017
2PM
Tracy Lynn McCullough Painter, 48, of 1152 Jim Morton Rd., Hurdle Mills, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Painter was the daughter of David Franklin and Wanda Porterfield McCullough, of Hurdle Mills. Mrs. Painter was a ho...
Wayland David Godwin
09/15/1949 - 01/16/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 18, 2017
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
January 19, 2017
11AM
Wayland David Godwin, 67, of 782 Providence Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, January 16, 2017. Born in Orange County, Mr. Godwin was the son of the late Wayland Arthur Godwin and Mary Ellen Willett Godwin, who survives, of Chapel Hill. Mr. Godwin served ...
Matilda Mae Massengill Batten
08/26/1930 - 01/15/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 21, 2017
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 21, 2017
2PM
Matilda Mae Massengill Batten, 86, of 132 Berry Dr., Timberlake, died Sunday, January 15, 2017. Born in Johnston County, Mrs. Batten was the daughter of the late George and Flonnie Mae Massengill and wife of the late Erwin Batten. Mrs. Batten was a...
Pauline Edna Davis Clayton
01/07/1917 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
4-6PM
Service
Sunday
January 15, 2017
3PM
Pauline Edna Davis Clayton, 100, of 4300 Laws Store Rd., Rougemont, died Friday, January 13, 2017. Born in Durham County, Mrs. Clayton was the daughter of the late William Ruffin and Lula Wade Davis and wife of the late D.C. Clayton. Mrs. Clayton g...
Johnnie Edward Palmer
12/29/1952 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
6-7:30 PM
Service
Sunday
January 15, 2017
2 PM
Johnnie Edward Palmer, 64, of 36 Johnnie Palmer Road, Roxboro, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Durham. Born in Person County, Mr. Palmer was the son of the late Johnny Lowrine Palmer and Beatrice Nunn Palmer. He is preceded in death...
Norma Suzan Fletcher
05/23/1942 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 18, 2017
5-6:30 PM
Service
Thursday
January 19, 2017
11 AM
Norma Suzan Fletcher, 74, of 67 Morgan Trail, Timberlake, died on Friday, January 13, 2017 at her home. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late William Stephens Sorrell and Elsie Marie Ward Sorrell. In addition to her parents, she is ...
Robert O'Briant Blanks
12/25/1928 - 01/12/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Robert O'Briant Blanks, 88, died Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was a son of the late Joseph and Huldah Blanks. Mr. Blanks retired from Collins & Aikman in 1993 and was a member of Long Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife...

Louise Yarboro Duke
08/19/1932 - 01/11/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
2:00 PM
Louise Yarboro Duke, 84, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Gertis and Ellen Compton Yarboro. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert "Bobby" Duke and one sister, Hazel Bo...
Alma Lee Harris Woody
09/05/1929 - 01/11/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
12-1 PM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
1 PM
Alma Lee Harris Woody, 87, affectionally known as "Nana" to her grandchildren and "Dee" to her nieces and nephews passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Roxboro, NC. Born and raised in Durham, NC, she was the daughter of the late Draper and Ma...
Alma Poole Stalls
07/30/1934 - 01/09/2017
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
11 AM
Alma Poole Stalls, lovingly known as “Scrumpy” by friends and family, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 9, 2017, after a difficult battle with lung cancer.

A graveside service will take place at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Ne...

Alice "Shortie" Brann Day
11/04/1919 - 01/08/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
5:30-7 PM
Service
Thursday
January 12, 2017
11 AM
Alice "Shortie" Brann Day, age 97, formerly of Cedar Grove Church Road died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Roxboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was daughter of the late Charles Henry and Minnie B. Clayton Brann. In addition to her parents s...
Alton Samuel Reaves
11/11/1935 - 01/06/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 10, 2017
5-7 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
11 AM
Alton Samuel Reaves, 81, of 80 Molly's Place Road, Roxboro, died Friday, January 6, 2017 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late David Samuel Reaves and Ethel Clayton Reaves. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death b...
Billy Sam West
04/18/1937 - 01/05/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 06, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
January 06, 2017
2 PM
Billy Sam West, 79, formerly of 1410 Longhurst Street, Roxboro, died Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Willie William West and Lillie Mae Mundy West. Mr. West served in the United States National Guard. He w...
David Kelly Whitfield
03/04/1954 - 01/03/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 06, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
2PM
David Kelly Whitfield, 62, of 2302 Back Creek Trail, Mebane, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, KS. Born in Fort Ord, CA, Mr. Whitfield is the son of Kelly Pink Whitfield, Jr. and Ruby Dickerson W...
Agnes Overby Seate
09/17/1927 - 01/01/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 03, 2017
1:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 03, 2017
2:30 PM
Agnes Overby Seate age 89 died Sunday, January 01, 2017 at Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation. She was formerly of Roxboro. Mrs. Seate was daughter of the late Frank and Eunice Puryear Overby. She was wife of the late George Alvin Seate and mother...
Dorothy Jackson Wallace Carver
02/17/1929 - 12/31/2016
Visitation
Monday
January 02, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
January 02, 2017
2:00 PM
Dorothy Wallace Carver, 87, of 144 Carver Farm Road died Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born in Person County to the late Walter and Geneva Jackson Wallace. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Carver; t...
Elmo Slaughter
01/15/1920 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Saturday
December 31, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Saturday
December 31, 2016
2 PM
Elmo Slaughter, 96, of Roxboro, NC died Monday morning December 26, 2016 after a period of declining health.

He was born January 15, 1920 in Person County, NC. His parents were Della M. & Moses T. Slaughter. In addition to his parents, he wa...

Joseph Vernon Huff
05/16/1936 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
December 28, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
December 29, 2016
11 AM
Joseph Vernon Huff, 80, of 54 Wrenn Crumpton Road, Roxboro, died Monday, December 26, 2016. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Joseph Royce Huff and Florenda Phillips Huff. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brot...
James Finley Blankenship Sr.
02/28/1927 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 29, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
December 29, 2016
2 PM
James Finley Blankenship, Sr., 89, of 309 Reams Avenue, Roxboro, died Monday, December 26, 2016 at his home. Born in Tyler County, WV, to the late Harold Raymond Blankenship and Anna Estola Jordan Blankenship. In addition to his parents he is precede...