Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Margaret Ann Bray Lunsford
06/02/1938 - 08/15/2017
Visitation
Thursday
August 17, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Friday
August 18, 2017
11 AM
Margaret Ann Bray Lunsford, 79, of 411 Lonnie Gentry Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Born in Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Bray and Pearl Englebright Bray. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death...
Wilson Lindy Puryear
05/13/1944 - 08/15/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
August 16, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Thursday
August 17, 2017
2 PM
Wilson Lindy Puryear, 73, of 12469 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at his home. Born in Halifax County, VA, he was the son of the late Wilson Peyton Puryear and Mary Elizabeth Wilborn Puryear. In addition to his parents he is p...
Ann Evington Long Hawkins
09/10/1934 - 08/14/2017
Visitation
Friday
August 18, 2017
12:30-1:45 PM
Service
Friday
August 18, 2017
2:00 PM
Ann Evington Long Hawkins, 82, of 12057 Hurdle Mills Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, August 14, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Dewitt Lacy Long and Marie Brooks Long. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death...
Annie Bernice Clayton Ashby
08/27/1924 - 08/12/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
August 16, 2017
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
August 16, 2017
3:00 PM
Annie Bernice Clayton Ashby, 92, died Saturday, August 12, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late John William Clayton and Annie Oakley Clayton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Ashby; two sons, ...
Oakey William Carver
02/02/1933 - 08/11/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
August 15, 2017
After service
Service
Tuesday
August 15, 2017
1:00 PM
Oakey William Carver, 84, died Friday, August 11, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Arthur and Eula Fitts Carver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Carver; six brothers, Clifton, Carlton, Arth...
Reverend Alan Bryce Bottoms II
09/19/1969 - 08/10/2017
Visitation
Sunday
August 13, 2017
4:00-6:00 PM
Service
Sunday
August 13, 2017
6:00 PM
Reverend Alan Bryce Bottoms, II, 47, of 718 Semora Road died Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home. He was born in Wayne County to Rev. Alan Bottoms, Sr. and Olivia Pridgen Bottoms, both surviving. Mr. Bottoms graduated from Southeastern Seminary a...
Gary Lee Carroll
08/30/1965 - 08/09/2017
Visitation
Saturday
August 12, 2017
10-11AM
Service
Saturday
August 12, 2017
11AM
Gary Lee Carroll, 51, of 1800 Robert Whitfield Rd., Hurdle Mills, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Carroll was the son of the late Irvin and Stella Martin Carroll. Mr. Carroll was a well versed automobile glass technician ...
Patricia Anne Hodges Jefferson
03/09/1955 - 08/08/2017
Visitation
Saturday
August 12, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Saturday
August 12, 2017
2 PM
Patricia Anne Hodges Jefferson, of 142 Water Front Lane, Timberlake, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Born in Pittsylvania County, VA, she was the daughter of the late William Murray Hodges and Rubye Wiles Hodges. Mrs. Jefferson was an IT analyst with C...
Retired Superior Court Judge James Monroe Long
02/16/1937 - 08/05/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
August 09, 2017
5-7 PM
Service
Thursday
August 10, 2017
11 AM
Retired Superior Court Judge James Monroe Long, 80, of Caswell County, North Carolina, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Alamance Caswell Hospice Home of Burlington. The cause of his death was Congestive Heart Failure following a long battle with l...
Lawrence Eugene Long
08/09/1947 - 08/02/2017
Lawrence Eugene Long, 69, of 130 Forrestwood Drive died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Robert Daniel Long and Pearl Tuck Long. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ot...
Roy Hedgepeth Oliver
10/17/1948 - 07/31/2017
Roy Hedgepeth Oliver, 68, of 1540 Pine Ridge Dr., Roxboro, died Monday, July 31, 2017. Born in Person County, Mr. Oliver was the son of the late Ivy Banks and Ellen Bowes Oliver. Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his wives, Hilda Chambers Oliver ...
Leman Ferris Wilson
05/23/1925 - 07/27/2017
Visitation
Saturday
July 29, 2017
After service
Service
Saturday
July 29, 2017
2:00 PM
Leman Ferris Wilson, 92, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 23, 1925 in Stovall, NC to the late Joshua Ferris Wilson and Grace Eudailey Wilson. He was preceded in death by a sister Priscilla W. Pars...
Cindy Beth Diviney Bules
06/27/1959 - 07/26/2017
Visitation
Friday
July 28, 2017
6:00-7:30 PM
Service
Saturday
July 29, 2017
2:00 PM
Cindy Beth Diviney Bules, 58 of Roxboro died Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at her home. She was born in Solano County, CA to the late Gerald Hooper and Barbara Jean Lank Hooper, who survives. Mrs. Bules was a member of the Sportscar Club of America and ...
Reva Ford Oakley Houck
10/17/1929 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
July 18, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
11 AM
Reva Ford Oakley Houck, 87, of 1121 Shelton Road, Roxboro, died Monday, July 17, 2017 at her home. Born in Halifax County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Toby Daniel Oakley and Ora Hudson Oakley. In addition to her parents she is preceded in de...
Evelyn Brogden Hailey
09/05/1933 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017
11 AM
Evelyn Brogden Hailey, 83, of 3757 Hester Store Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Born in Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Spurgeon Otis Brogden and Pearl Elizabeth Inscoe Brogden. In addition to her parents she is pre...
Christopher Leland Gentry
11/15/1971 - 07/17/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017
Service
Friday
July 21, 2017
Christopher Leland Gentry, 45, of 113 Dick Holeman Rd., Timberlake, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Born in Person County on November 15, 1971, Mr. Gentry is the son of Leland G. and Brenda Ellis Gentry, who survives, of Timberlake. Mr. Gentry worked w...
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker
09/22/1937 - 07/16/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
1:30-3 PM
Service
Wednesday
July 19, 2017
3 PM
Bessie Mae Rimmer Parker, 79, of 8811 Wilkerson Road, Cedar Grove, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Rimmer and Lillie Pearl Eakes Rimmer. In addition to her pa...
Inez Rogers Phelps
07/03/1927 - 07/16/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017
2 PM
Inez Rogers Phelps died peacefully Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Duke University Hospital. Inez had just celebrated her 90th birthday on July 3. She was a native and lifelong resident of Roxboro, North Carolina. Inez was the daughter of the late Clyde A...
Bertha Gay Marks Gortz
09/11/1931 - 07/15/2017
Visitation
Monday
July 17, 2017
7:00-8:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
July 18, 2017
3:00 PM
Bertha Gay Marks Gortz age 85 died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was born in Connecticut to the late Mr. & Mrs. Edward Gay. She was predeceased by two daughters, Margaret Norma Marks and Beatrice Alice Marks.

Mrs. Go...

Ada Reaves Harris
01/24/1921 - 07/14/2017
Visitation
Saturday
July 15, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Sunday
July 16, 2017
3PM
Ada Reaves Harris, 96, formerly of 2025 Mill Creek Rd., Roxboro, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Rosa Rudder Reaves. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in...
Lois Jean Wood Estell
08/31/1944 - 07/14/2017
Lois Jean Estell (nee Wood) of Roxboro, NC (formerly of Clayton, Glassboro, and Mercerville, NJ) passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, at the age of 72. She is the wife of Harry S. Estell, Jr., formerly of Millville, NJ. They were married on Septem...
Dennis Keith Carver
06/28/1956 - 07/11/2017
Visitation
Thursday
July 13, 2017
4-8 PM
Dennis Keith Carver, of 240 Sandy Hill Road, Roxboro, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Born in Delaware County, he was the son of the Bennie Nichols Carver and Erma Lucille Capone Carver. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Ch...
Judith Carolyn Hunter Gatewood
09/23/1934 - 07/06/2017
Visitation
Friday
July 07, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Saturday
July 08, 2017
1PM
Judith Carolyn Hunter Gatewood, 82, of 169 Old Durham Rd., Roxboro, died Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Campbell County, VA, Mrs. Gatewood was the daughter of the late Willie F. and Josie Sterling Angel Hunter, wife of the late Nelson Frank Gatewoo...
Robert Hart Crowder Jr.
07/14/1951 - 06/29/2017
Robert Hart "Robbie" Crowder, Jr., 65, of Leasburg died Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was born in Danville, VA to the late Robert Hart Crowder, Sr. and Irene Irby Crowder.

Surviving are two children, Robert Troy Crowder of Leasburg, and Pamela J...

Talmadge Buster Whitlow
01/13/1934 - 06/28/2017
Visitation
Monday
July 03, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
July 03, 2017
2:00 PM
Talmadge Buster Whitlow, 83, of Roxboro died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. He was born at home in Person County to the late Harvey Wright Whitlow and Victoria Sheilds Whitlow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years...
Linda Gray Taylor
03/23/1950 - 06/28/2017
Visitation
Saturday
July 01, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM
Service
Saturday
July 01, 2017
1:00 PM
Linda Gray Taylor, 67, of Rougemont died Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Issac Warren Gray and Ethel Solomon Gray. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Veterans Di...
Terresa Pulliam Davis
01/24/1966 - 06/27/2017
Service
Friday
June 30, 2017
4:00 PM
Terresa Pulliam Davis, 51, of 1673 Dink Ashley Road died Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born in Coco Beach, FL to Graham and Mary Holliman Pulliam. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lee Davis.

Surviving in addition to h...

Sharon Ann Perkins Morrow
03/13/1943 - 06/24/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 29, 2017
6:30-8 PM
Service
Friday
June 30, 2017
11 AM
Sharon Ann Perkins Morrow, 74, of 612 Reams Avenue, Roxboro, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Mrs. Morrow has been reunited with her parents, Edwin H. "Eddie" Perkins and Flora Newton Perkins and her sister, Dorothy Perkins Newt...
Lucille King Ames
01/25/1924 - 06/23/2017
Service
Sunday
June 25, 2017
2:30 PM
Lucille King Ames, age 93, formerly of 70 Misty Rose Lane, Timberlake, died Friday, June 23, 2017. Born in Madison County, FL, she was the daughter of the late Lewis King and Alline Norris King. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by...
Bennie Douglas "Doug" Carver
03/27/1947 - 06/20/2017
Visitation
Thursday
June 22, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Friday
June 23, 2017
2:00 PM
Bennie Douglas "Doug" Carver, 70, of 289 Carver Holt Road died Tuesday, June 20, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Charlie and Emma Paul Carver. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roosevelt "Peanut" Carv...